Beard increases Huntsworth stake – MoneyWeek

BeardisaformerdirectorofmultinationalmarketingservicescompanyInterpublicGroup。

HeisalsoaformerdirectorofMattelInc。

HejoinedtheHuntsworthboardinFebruary2004。

Huntsworthhasrationalisedits26brandsintofourkeybrandsCitigate,Grayling,HuntsworthHealthandRedatacostofbetween£8mand£10m。

Earningsin2009areexpectedtobeinlinewithexpectations。

Profitsofaround£24mareforecast。

Visibilityisgoodfor2010and70%ofexpectedrevenuesshouldbecommittedbytheendofJanuary。

Earlierthismonth,Huntsworthpaidaninitial$33。

6m(£20。

4m)forDutkoWorldwide,thelargestUSpublicpolicymanagementgroup。

DutkowillbeconsolidatedintotheGraylingbrandandprovidethegroupwithastrongUSpresence。

HuntsworthhasextendeditsbankfacilityuntilSeptember2012。

TopDirectorBuys

BritishPolythene(BPI)

Directorname:MrJohnTLanglands

Amountpurchased:16,110@289。

25p

Value:£46,598

Huntsworth(HNT)

Directorname:MrEugeneP。

Beard

Amountpurchased:50,000@62。

40p

Value:£31,200

DeltexMedicalGroup(DEMG)

Directorname:MrNigelJKeen

Amountpurchased:217,389@11。

50p

Value:£25,000

DeltexMedicalGroup(DEMG)

Directorname:MrEdwinSnape

Amountpurchased:156,522@11。

50p

Value:£18,000

SagentiaGroup(SAG)

Directorname:MrStaffanAhlberg

Amountpurchased:98,290@15。

50p

Value:£15,235

SagentiaGroup(SAG)

Directorname:MrStaffanAhlberg

Amountpurchased:98,290@15。

50p

Value:£15,235

DeltexMedicalGroup(DEMG)

Directorname:SirDuncanKNichol

Amountpurchased:125,217@11。

50p

Value:£14,400

DeltexMedicalGroup(DEMG)

Directorname:MrCharlesJulianCazalet

Amountpurchased:119,206@11。

50p

Value:£13,709

SagentiaGroup(SAG)

Directorname:MrBrentHudson

Amountpurchased:65,000@15。

50p

Value:£10,075

TopDirectorSells

Diageo(DGE)

Directorname:MrNicholasRose

Amountsold:241,511@1,086。

25p

Value:£2,623,413

BritishPolythene(BPI)

Directorname:MrJohnTLanglands

Amountsold:15,000@289。

00p

Value:£43,350

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