Aggreko bullish on the back of World Cup and overseas growth

A BOOST from contracts to supply power for the World Cup and continuing expansion in emerging markets has led Aggreko to raise its forecasts for the current year.

Aggreko chief awarded for Scottish power firm's rise to FTSE listing

AGGREKO chief executive Rupert Soames went from presenting trophies to winning them yesterday as he walked away with the top prize at a prestigious awards ceremony.

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Shares surge on Aggreko £97m deal in Bangladesh

SHARES in Aggreko, the Glasgow-based temporary power supplier, surged ahead yesterday after it announced a £97 million three-year deal in Bangladesh.

Aggreko increases investment to plug into more emerging markets

AGGREKO, the Glasgow-based temporary power provider, has increased investment plans by £20 million this year, after winning a string of major international contracts in February.

Boost for executives as Aggreko powers its way through £1bn sales barrier

THE surge in Aggreko's share price as its global growth takes sales through the £1 billion barrier this week is building multi-million pound fortunes for executives at the group.

Aggreko confirms £48m contracts

AGGREKO, the world's largest temporary power provider, announced two major contracts yesterday worth a combined $75 million (£48.1m).

Panama deal set to open Aggreko's road into Latin American market

AGGREKO, the temporary power provider, is on the verge of making a major breakthrough in Latin America through a $50 million (£31m) deal with the Panamanian government.

Aggreko shares power to an all-time high as profits poised to surge 5%

AGGREKO shares surged to an all-time high yesterday as the temporary power provider said its profits would be ahead of last year, despite a sharp fall in third-quarter revenue.

Dollar strength powers Aggreko

AGGREKO shares surged to an 11-month high yesterday after the group said this year's profits would be "substantially" ahead of 2008 providing the US dollar remains strong.

Aggreko powers up on Kenya contract

AGGREKO shares rose to their highest level in three months yesterday after the Glasgow-based firm announced a new $30 million (£18.1m) contract in Kenya.

Powerful profits from Aggreko give short-sellers burnt paws

SHORT-SELLERS were nursing heavy losses last night after temporary power provider Aggreko reported a 52 per cent rise in profits and predicted its 2009 performance would be "well ahead" of market expectations.

Power surge for Aggreko as shares hit another record high

GENERATOR provider Aggreko surged to a record high yesterday on the back of the growing world-wide demand for power.

Aggreko powers up in Uganda

AGGREKO has continued its strong growth in Africa, winning a major Ugandan contract.

Aggreko confirms Olympic power deal

AGGREKO, the Scottish-based international power equipment company, has disclosed that its contract to supply temporary power to the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 will be worth about $35 million (£17.7m).

Angolan contract adds to Aggreko's African growth

AGGREKO, the temporary power supplier, has continued its drive into the developing world with a substantial contract in Angola.

Aggreko to power ahead as City predicts 'stunningly good' profits

RUPERT Soames, the chief executive of temporary power supplier Aggreko, will tell the City that projects such as the California Mardi Gras and droughts in Western Africa have helped double profits in the last quarter.

Aggreko sees profit surge

AGGREKO, the Scottish firm that supplies temporary power generators for events such as the World Cup and Olympics, said it expected fatter annual profits than City forecasters had touted.

Power supply firm Aggreko's shares storm ahead

AGGREKO'S shares climbed to a fresh record high yesterday after the company revealed that a fall in hurricane-related work this year had failed to hit trading.

Aggreko buys GE rentals for £111m

AGGREKO, the Scottish temporary power supplier, has expanded its generator fleet by almost a third with the "milestone" acquisition of General Electric's energy rentals arm for £111 million.

Power breaker

AGGREKO, the Glasgow temporary power provider, has ditched JP Cazenove as a joint-broker in favour of Citigroup.

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