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UK markets remain flat as labour market shows signs of easing

Season 1, Ep. 81

Informa shares increased approximately 4% last week as it was announced the company had reached an agreement to acquire Winsight for $380 million and that its acquisition of Tarsus completed ahead of schedule. The acquisition of Winsight is expected to accelerate Informa’s growth by offering expansion within the business-to-business foodservice market. Informa’s acquisition is also expected to deliver strong financial returns with earnings accretion from the outset and a post-tax return ahead of Informa’s long-term weighted average cost of capital in the first full year of ownership. The deal has been fully funded by in-year cash flow growth and Informa’s balance sheet, with the expectation to further grow revenues, margins, earnings and cash flow..


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