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Yesterday Dresdner Kleinwort upped its price target on GUS
to 780p from 740p previously, saying it now expects the group to deliver a compound average growth rate in earnings and dividends over the next three years of 14 per cent.
Despite the tail-off, GUS
yesterday reported a group-wide jump in turn-over for the six months to September 30, up eight per cent to pounds 2.
, which owns catalogue stores chain Argos and the Burberry luxury goods business, said proceeds from the mail order sell-offs would go towards cutting debt.
chose not to appoint any bank to advise on the deal, saving itself about pounds 5million in fees.
Completion of the tender offer is subject to customary conditions, including the acquisition by GUS
of a majority of Metromail's common shares on a fully-diluted basis (giving effect to the stock purchase agreements described above), receipt of necessary governmental approvals and the expiration of applicable waiting periods under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.
has entered a statutory 90-day consultation period with the Coleshill staff, and it is understood that some could be offered work with Argos.
The commitment of both ISO and VISTA to these new GUS
initiatives speaks favorably to our current market successes and future growth potential.
The City's nagging fear that GUS
may have left it too late has been heightened in recent weeks by the lukewarm response to new issues such as Punch Taverns and HMV, he continued.
City experts obviously agree as Argos shares ended yesterday at 647p - well above the 570p that was offered by GUS
has plans to demerge up to 25 per cent of Burberry, estimated to have a market value between pounds 1.