Jon has been reporting on stock markets for over twenty-five years for audio text companies (remember them?!), newswires, and websites. He helped set up MarketEye News for ICV/Topic in the 1990’s before moving on to become a Markets reporter at AFX News. After over 10 years, which saw him rise to the dizzy heights of Markets Editor at AFX, the firm’s acquisition by Thomson Corp and subsequent takeover of Reuters, he moved on in 2012. Prior to Proactive Investors, he was News Editor for thisismoney.co.uk, the Mail Online’s financial website.
Nik Philpot, chief executive of the AIM-listed group, said: “The strong progress we have made in the US this year is clear, both in terms of the value of the contracts and the quality of those future earnings"
Elizabeth Gooch, eg Solutions’ CEO said: “I am delighted with the performance of the business, particularly in the second half of the year“
The back-office workforce optimisation company reported adjusted underlying earnings of £1.2mln for the year ended 31 January 2017, up 52% on the £0.8m reported a year earlier.
Prior to the group’s launch in China last year, MMX had no exposure to the country. As at the end of 2015, 62% of all its billings came from Europe and 38% from the US with no contribution at all from the Asia region.
The AIM-listed group said its biggest shareholder Andrew Scott has sold 1,075,000 ordinary LoopUp shares at 148p each, while its second-biggest holder, venture capital firm Adara Ventures SICAR has also sold 1,075,000 ordinary shares at the same price.
The Elite Series, first announced in November 2016, is a dynamic new eSports league format platform to play and watch games in a fiercely competitive environment
The AIM-listed firm said the pilot project “marks an important milestone for the Group” being its first inroad in to the financial services market.
NCC said trading in its Assurance arm in the year to the end of May will be "significantly lower" than it had previously anticipated.