o Appleyard, the garage group, edged forward 2p to 91p, pricing the company at approaching pounds 60m. There is vague but persistent talk of corporate action. One name put forward is Daewoo, the South Korean group striving to build sales here.
Ivernia West, the Irish lead/zinc group, experienced an 89.3 per cent take up of its Irpounds 41.25 rights issue; the cash is needed for its mine at Lisheen, Tipperary. The shares firmed to 90.5p.Reuse content