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 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 in Aggreko, the Glasgow-based temporary power supplier, surged ahead yesterday after it announced a £97 million three-year deal in Bangladesh.
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.
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, the world's largest temporary power provider, announced two major contracts yesterday worth a combined $75 million (£48.1m).
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 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.
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 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.
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.
GENERATOR provider Aggreko surged to a record high yesterday on the back of the growing world-wide demand for power.
AGGREKO has continued its strong growth in Africa, winning a major Ugandan contract.
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).
AGGREKO, the temporary power supplier, has continued its drive into the developing world with a substantial contract in Angola.
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, 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.
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, 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.
AGGREKO, the Glasgow temporary power provider, has ditched JP Cazenove as a joint-broker in favour of Citigroup.