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Is the management team at Rentokil Initial considering a break-up of the group? That is the question to which most analysts in the City will want an answer when the group posts its interim results on Thursday.

The Week Ahead: City wonders if Rentokil can get radical and stop the rot

It may be summer, but don't make the mistake of thinking the newsflow has dried up. Blue-chip announcements aren't abundant but there are still some key updates for investors to get their teeth into.

City doubts Rentokil disposals will go ahead

Rentokil shares fell yesterday on the growing expectation that the support services company will not announce a significant disposals programme next week.

Market Report: Traders check into Hilton ahead of results

Hilton was the flavour of the day among City traders yesterday as they piled into the stock, convinced that next week's interim results from the gaming and hotels giant are set to impress.

Market Report: Deutsche raises hopes of Rentokil break-up

Could Rentokil Initial be about to break itself up? Deutsche Bank certainly seems to think so. The German broker highlighted yesterday that such a move could result in a massive return of cash to shareholders. In a note to clients, Deutsche said: "Given Rentokil's poor trading performance, the board may consider a full break-up of the company. This could lead to a huge share buy-back."

Wilde ousted as chief executive of Rentokil

The chief executive of Rentokil followed its chairman out of the door yesterday, completing a clean sweep of the top management at the pest control to tropical plants group.

Sir Clive ousted after Rentokil alert

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