The new finance director of Barratt Group, Mark Pain, has said he intends to
push the company into the FTSE100, The Guardian reports.
With a market capitalisation of £2.3bn, City traders have predicted this will
involve the acquisition of a rival, such as George Wimpey.
George Wimpey shares improved 7.25p to 490.75p upon release of the news, and
Barratt Developments’ shares were 14p stronger at 961.5p.
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