The announcement was not made until Monday. But the shares mysteriously surged by 36p to 633p on the previous Friday. AMV had heard the good news on Thursday, and it was common knowledge in some corners of the advertising world.
No wonder the Stock Exchange's insider dealing unit is now taking a look. Doubtless everyone is innocent, but someone at AMV surely deserves prosecution for inflicting JR Hartley and the nauseating Werther's Original Toffees boy on an unsuspecting viewing public.Reuse content