Merian Chrysalis Investment Company announced an investment of £10m, as part of a £15m Series B funding round by Sorted Holdings on Friday, alongside other investors including Praetura Ventures and NVM Private Equity.
Upstream oil and gas company Andalas Energy and Power updated the market on operations on the Betun Selo KSO on Friday, reporting that the BTN14 well was now producing 30 barrels of oil per day, up from 4. 5 barrels per day immediately after completion of the workover on 7 August.
Smart home technology company LightwaveRF announced a number of firm and conditional placings and subscriptions on Friday, in a bid to raise at least £1. 3m.
Panthera Resources reported an operating loss in its audited results on Friday, which its said reflected its ongoing status as an exploration company.
The High Court has blocked the proposed transfer of £12bn of annuities from Prudential to Rothesay Life.
E-banking and international payments group Equals confirmed it was looking to raise £16. 0m as it looks to make further acquisitions in the business payments market.
Network security company Corero stood by its 2019 revenue guidance on Friday despite witnessing a "slower" than expected start to the trading year.
Burford Capital's war of words with Muddy Waters Research continued as the company's short-seller critic dismissed governance changes as farcical and alleged misleading responses by Burford to investors' questions.
The chief executive officer of Cathay Pacific, Rupert Hogg, has resigned a week after the company told its staff that it would not stop them from joining anti-government protesters in Hong Kong.
Tanzania-focussed gas exploration and production company Aminex updated the market on the Ruvuma farm-out process on Friday, reporting that it was awaiting government approval for the farm-out to ARA Petroleum Tanzania post the long-stop date extension to 31 October.
Namibia and South Africa-focussed tin mining company AfriTin Mining has agreed a £2. 46m working capital facility with Nedbank Namibia, it announced on Friday.
Uniphar announced on Friday that, in connection with its placing and admission, it stabilisation manager J&E Davy had given notice to exercise the over-allotment option granted by the company in respect of 3,818,004 ordinary shares.
Illustrated book publisher Quarto Group reported a marginal improvement in its half-year revenue on Friday, to $56. 4m, compared to $56. 2m a year earlier.
Roche announced on Friday that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ‘Rozlytrek’ (entrectinib) for the treatment of adults with ROS1-positive, metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Turkey's military pension fund is in exclusive talks to buy British Steel in a deal that could save thousands of jobs.
Predator Oil & Gas's first-half loss widened as costs rose but the company said it was in a strong position with more cash available.
Poundland's owner Pepkor Europe is reported to be preparing a €4bn (£3. 7bn) sale or flotation in September after untangling itself from its troubled parent company.
Ultra Electronics Holdings and its partner Sparton DeLeon Springs announced the award of an ‘IDIQ’ contract valued at a not-to-exceed amount of $1. 04bn (£0. 86bn) to their ERAPSCO joint venture on Friday, for the manufacture of sonobuoys for the United States Navy.
Real Good Food said it was trading in line with its own modest expectations on Friday as the food ingredients and cake decoration company reported a £27m annual loss.
Acacia Mining said it had resumed gold exports from its North Mara mine after receiving permits from the Tanzanian government, but warned a processing was still in place.