26.11.2004: Meldung: United Utilities eyes £300m sell-off
It reported 40% growth at Your Communications, its alternative fixed-line telecoms operator aimed at public sector organisations and smaller businesses in the North-west, which it is reckoned could be sold off for more than £200m.
The company"s plans to refinance its green energy business - rated at around £80m - has alerted "a number of potential outright bidders" to acquire the operations, chief executive John Roberts said.
Group profits for the six months to 30 September were £188m, a 13% rise. The interim dividend* is up 2.5% to 14.79p.
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