RBS to quit its 199 Bishopsgate office by end of the year

first_img ROYAL Bank of Scotland will vacate its Bishopsgate office, while a second lease on its Regent’s House building hangs in the balance.The bank is scaling back its property portfolio as it prepares to shed thousands of jobs. It is understood RBS will leave 199 Bishopsgate before the end of the year. It will keep its remaining offices at 135, 250 and 280 Bishopsgate. The 1,300 staff who work at the property will be relocated to the bank’s other offices.It is not clear when the bank will leave Regent’s House, with sources claiming it could take years to finalise a deal to quit the property.RBS last night insisted a final decision has yet to be made. It said: “We are constantly reviewing our property portfolio to ensure we manage it as efficiently as possible.”It is understood relatively few staff work in the Regent’s House office.The move from the Bishopsgate office will signal a break with the most turbulent period in the bank’s history. It took control of the building after its disastrous acquisition of Dutch lender ABN Amro. whatsapp KCS-content Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndoBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndomoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comUndoMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesUndo RBS to quit its 199 Bishopsgate office by end of the year whatsapp Tags: NULLcenter_img Share Sunday 10 October 2010 11:53 pm Show Comments ▼ Read This Next’Kevin Can F**k Himself’: Here’s Why Only Allison and Patty Are SeenThe Wrap20 Stars Who’ve Posted Nude Selfies, From Lizzo to John Legend (Photos)The Wrap’Batwoman’: Wallis Day on Circe’s ‘Deranged’ Warpath and the Key to SavingThe Wrap’Godzilla vs Kong’ Reaches $100 Million in US After Grossing $250,000 inThe WrapJoin a Conversation on ‘Cancel Culture in Comedy’ with Maz Jobrani, SkyeThe WrapAnya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Fiennes Join Searchlight’s Dark Comedy ‘The Menu’The WrapAfter ‘Black Widow,’ Kevin Feige Leaves Open the Possibility of OtherThe Wrap’Pose’ Creator Steven Canals on Life After His Groundbreaking Show: ‘I’mThe Wrap’The Boys’ Star Aya Cash Took Inspiration From YouTube, TikTok and SteveThe Wrap last_img read more

GiG close to confirming first sportsbook partner

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Companies: GiG GiG close to confirming first sportsbook partner Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) is set to unveil its first-ever sports betting partner imminently as it completes its transformation into a full service company.The sportsbook was effectively soft launched through GiG’s B2C site Rizk in June and has attracted positive feedback from customers and the gaming industry at large. It consists of three services – GiG Sports Connect, GiG Trader and GiG Goal – which are offered as standalone or in unison.The company, which was founded a decade ago, announced earlier today in its Q2 earnings presentation that a first external client is “close to signing”. GiG chief executive Robin Reed (pictured) explained to iGamingBusiness.com that the inaugural client will come on board alone initially as the company seeks to ensure a successful launch.“Sports betting is the largest vertical in the industry, so it was clearly of interest for us,” said Reed. “However, it’s remained largely unchanged in many ways over the last decade or so.“In developing our platform we have had the advantage of being able to produce a service from scratch, rather than the constraints of updating an existing product.“We have been in dialogue with companies for the last two years as we have developed the product. We are very close to signing our first client, and we will deal with them alone in a controlled launch as we don’t want to take too much on and risk damaging our reputation.“The reaction to the Rizk launch has been good and we have had a lot of interest.”Keeping the customer satisfied has been GiG’s motto so far in 2018, with the company agreeing to not bring in any new clients during the development of its platform for Hard Rock Casino in New Jersey.Now that period is over it is looking for new partnerships in Europe and North America. Reed admitted the company was “excited” by the recent repeal of PASPA, and this morning told investors that half of US states could legalise betting by the end of 2020.Away from betting, the company is also in the process of launching its compliance tool GiG Comply and its first in-house game will be released in September.“We have expertise so we are a very good match to new entrants in digital space in US,” Reed told iGamingBusiness.com.“It has been a busy period of development for us. In the next six months we are looking to improving our products and increasing market share.”Earlier today, GiG announced a 39% jump in overall operating revenues to €36.9m ($42m/£33m) during the three months to June 30. Operational costs and marketing expenses led to an almost 12% decline in EBITDA compared to the same period last year. Topics: Sports betting Tech & innovation Subscribe to the iGaming newslettercenter_img 14th August 2018 | By contenteditor Sports betting Inaugural client is “close to signing” after in-house launch success with Rizk Email Addresslast_img read more

US Politics in 2021: Impact on state and federal regulations for gaming

first_img US Politics in 2021: Impact on state and federal regulations for gaming AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Following the live post-election discussion held in November, we’re getting our experts back together right after the U.S. Inauguration to reflect on what the new administration and the results in the states mean for the world of gaming, iGaming, and sports betting in 2021 and beyond. A few months after the U.S. Elections and on the day after the new President being inaugurated, have their predictions changed since November and, most importantly, how will the new political landscape impact on the regulatory progress in the USA, both on the federal and the state level? 21st January 2021 | By Katy Leslie Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter What should we expect for states to that had gaming pass on the ballot (South Dakota, Louisiana, Maryland, and Nebraska)?How will emerging jurisdictions like Virginia and other move forward?How much will sports betting and iGaming be influenced in those states that have not legalized yetUnder a Biden Administration, what changes will we see with the Wire Act and will we have a federal sports betting framework?What other advances will be pushed for expansion of gaming or technology in 2021 and beyond? Uncategorized Topics: Uncategorized Email Addresslast_img read more

Broadcasters unite against new tariff order; IBF to explore legal options

first_imgSports BusinessBrandsLatest Sports News Cricket Virat Kohli completes 10 years in Test Cricket: 10 things you should know about India skipper- check out Cricket Broadcasters unite against new tariff order; IBF to explore legal options Football The TV broadcast industry has come together to oppose the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s new tariff order. The top broadcast industry leaders in Mumbai, leaving aside their fierce competition, unanimously stood for the cause, saying pricing caps on channels will stifle content creation, impact jobs and pull down growth.The TRAI had earlier directed to reduce the upper cap on channel subscription from ₹ 19 to ₹ 12 , while also putting a 33% cap on the discount of channel bouquet subscriptions. Facebook Twitter Cricket Euro 2020- Spain vs Poland Highlights: Spain held to 1-1 draw as Lewandowski’s Poland keep Euro hopes alive Cricket Cricket WTC Final LIVE Day 3: Weather forecast again not good, rain & bad-light all set to impact India vs New Zealand Day 3 Cricket ICC WTC Final, Ind vs NZ Day 3: Can India survive the Kyle Jamieson storm in Southampton? Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter IND vs NZ in WTC Final: India batting coach says, ‘score above 250 on Day 3 would be good’, Kyle Jamieson feels it won’t… Previous articleInjured Bengal gymnast doing fine, but ruled out of KIYGNext articlePrasar Bharati may get streaming rights for sports events on national interest; HC verdict today Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. ICC WTC Final: 10 years of Virat Kohli’s Test career, 10 best moments of India’s greatest Test skipper by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeGrammarlyImprove Your Grammar With This Helpful Browser ExtensionGrammarlySuresh Raina issues statement after arrest, says the incident in Mumbai was ‘unintentional’IPL 2020 : Srikanth and fans slams MS Dhoni, says ‘wasted 15 Cr on Jadhav & Chawla’The Indian Broadcasters Foundation in a joint statement had claimed that the “recent developments (the TRAI order) can trigger another round of large-scale disruptions, detrimental to orderly growth of (broadcast) sector”.The IBF has also stated that it is exploring legal options against the order, that in itself is “detrimental to the existence of the industry”.Also Read: YuppTV bags digital broadcast rights for BCCI home seasonAccusing that the TRAI had issued 36 tariff orders in the 15 years of regulations on broadcast sector “in an attempt to micro-manage”, the IBF alleged that it was against the “Government’s stated position of ensuring ‘ease of doing business’.”“We want a stable and consistent regulatory regime for us to strategise better,” IBF president and the head of Sony Pictures Networks India, NP Singh has told the media in Mumbai on Friday,  adding that the move will stifle content creation, impact jobs and also economic growth. He called the new set of guidelines to be biased against bouquet offerings.“Future of the sector is in jeopardy with such micro-regulation,” Economic Times has quoted Discovery Asia-Pacific head Megha Tata as saying,Sony Pictures ‘more profitable’ without IPL: NP SinghTen top executives from different broadcast houses, including Star India Chairman Uday Shankar, NP Singh, Megha Tata, TV Today’s founder Aroon Purie, Zee Entertainment Chief Executive Punit Goenka, addressed the media to safeguard the interest of the industry.Uday Shankar said such a move will lead to a dip in investments in content and also shuttering of the small channels.The IBF in the statement iterated that the amendments will severely impair broadcasters’ ability to compete with other unregulated platforms and adversely affect the viability of pay TV industry.Also Read: Uday Shankar highlights Hotstar’s contribution as IPL records its highest worth Football Cricket Euro 2020 – Germany beat Portugal 4-2: Germany bounce back with thrilling 4-2 win over Portugal to revive Euro hopes WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 2 Stumps: West Indies bowled out for 149 runs in 1st innings, SA lead by 149 runs WTC Final Day 2 Stumps: Brilliant Virat Kohli & Ajinkya Rahane saves the day for India as bad light stops play 33 overs early Brake For ItThis NASCAR Wife Turns Heads Everywhere She GoesBrake For It|SponsoredSponsoredbonvoyaged.comTotal Jerks: These Stars Are Horrible People.bonvoyaged.com|SponsoredSponsoredDefinitionMost Embarrassing Mistakes Ever Made In HistoryDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity Week|SponsoredSponsoredYourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredNoteableyAirport Security Couldn’t Believe These Jaw-Dropping MomentsNoteabley|SponsoredSponsored Cricket ENG W vs IND W Test: Sneh Rana, Shafali Verma shine as one-off Test ends in draw TAGSIndian Broadcasters Foundationnp singhSports Business NewsSports Business News IndiaStar IndiaTRAI tariff orderTV TodayUday ShankarZee Entertainment SHARE By Kunal Dhyani – January 10, 2020 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

Pharma-Deko Plc (PHARMD.ng) 2006 Annual Report

first_imgPharma-Deko Plc (PHARMD.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Pharmaceuticals sector has released it’s 2006 annual report.For more information about Pharma-Deko Plc (PHARMD.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Pharma-Deko Plc (PHARMD.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Pharma-Deko Plc (PHARMD.ng)  2006 annual report.Company ProfilePharma-Deko Plc manufactures, packages and markets a range of pharmaceutical and consumer products in Nigeria. Pharmaceutical products include Parkalin cough syrup, Revitone blood tonic, Salins liniment, Hexdene mouth wash, Brett mouth wash, Omepraz, Pharmadec drops and syrups, Phardol suppository and drops, Amycin dry powder and capsules, Anuproct suppositories, Vitacee drops and syrups, Antasil tablets, garlic tablets, Amoquin anti-malarial tablets and Parkprim suspension and tablets. The company also produces and sells a non-sugar cream soda; and manufactures and packages pharmaceutical and consumer products under contract. Established in 1962 and formerly known as Parke-Davis & Company (US), the company changed its name to Pharma-Deko Limited in 1990. It is now known as Pharma-Deko Plc. The company head office is in Ogun State, Nigeria. Pharma-Deko Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

First Mutual Properties Limited 2009 Annual Report

first_imgFirst Mutual Properties Limited (FMP.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2009 annual report.For more information about First Mutual Properties Limited (FMP.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the First Mutual Properties Limited (FMP.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: First Mutual Properties Limited (FMP.zw)  2009 annual report.Company ProfileFirst Mutual Properties, formerly known as Pearl Properties Limited, is a subsidiary of First Mutual Holdings. It is a real estate company with vested interests in the development and management of commercial properties in the major towns of Zimbabwe. First Mutual Properties has a significant property portfolio, comprising some 117 250 square metres of lettable space made up of office parks, retail shops, commercial and industrial property. It owns and manages 41 buildings in the major economic hubs of Zimbabwe, including high-rise commercial buildings, industrial and warehouse properties and retail outlets. First Mutual Properties also has a residential trading stock of two- and three-bedroomed garden flats in Avondale, Harare. First Mutual Properties is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Cadbury Nigeria Plc (CADBUR.ng) Q32019 Interim Report

first_imgCadbury Nigeria Plc (CADBUR.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Cadbury Nigeria Plc (CADBUR.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Cadbury Nigeria Plc (CADBUR.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Cadbury Nigeria Plc (CADBUR.ng)  2019 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileCadbury Nigeria Plc manufactures and markets a range of chocolate malt drink mixes, sweets, powder beverages and chewing gums in Nigeria. The company was established in the 1950s to source cocoa beans from Nigeria for the Cadbury Group; it then branched into re-packing imported bulk products and grew rapidly into a fully-fledged manufacturing operation producing a range of popular Cadbury brands. Cadbury Bournvita is the company’s flagship product which is a brand of malted and chocolate malt drink mixes that has energy and nutritional properties. The company introduced other Cadbury brands into its range in the 1970s; TomTom, a large black and white sweet for soothing relief; Cadbury Buttermilk, a delicious sweet with a butter and mint flavour; Tang, a popular powdered beverage; and Clorets and Trident, brands of chewing gum. Cadbury Nigeria Plc has a 99.66% stake in Cadbury Nigeria Plc Cocoa Processing Plant which sources cocoa powder for the manufacturing of Cadbury Bournvita. Mondelez International has a majority equity-interest of 74.97% in Cadbury Nigeria Plc through its holding in Cadbury Schweppes Overseas Limited. The remaining 25.03% equity-ownership is held by a diverse group of Nigerian individuals and institutional shareholders. Cadbury Nigeria Plc’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Cadbury Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Afromedia Plc (AFROME.ng) Q12020 Interim Report

first_imgAfromedia Plc (AFROME.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Printing & Publishing sector has released it’s 2020 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Afromedia Plc (AFROME.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Afromedia Plc (AFROME.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Afromedia Plc (AFROME.ng)  2020 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileAfromedia Plc is a leading media solutions provider in Nigeria which primarily produces out-of-home media platforms for airport and roadside advertising. The company started in 1959 as a small service arm of West Africa Publicity (WAP) which was incorporated in 1928 as part of the parent company, United Africa Company Plc (UACL). At the time, two companies were set up; Afromedia Nigeria Plc, to handle outdoor advertising services; and Lintas Plc to handle agency work. Both companies were run as independent members of the UACL Group. Afromedia Nigeria Plc was acquired by its Nigerian management team and became Afromedia Plc in 1972. Airport structures produced by Afromedia include backlit boxes, electroluminescent structures, ultra-waves, drop-down banners and wall drapes. Roadside structures produced by Afromedia include lamp post banners, LED lamp post banners, IAT uni-poles (illuminate advertising tower) and Super 48 sheet structure light boxes. Afromedia Plc’s head office is in Ikeja, Nigeria. Afromedia Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Looking to get rich and retire early? I’d buy these 2 FTSE 100 shares today

first_img Investing in the stock market is one of the best ways to build wealth over the long term. Buying a basket of high-quality FTSE 100 shares could even help you get rich and retire early. With that in mind, here are two FTSE 100 shares that may be worth buying for the long term today. 5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…FTSE 100 shares on offer Hargreaves Lansdown (LSE: HL) is one of the FTSE 100’s most successful companies. Over the past few decades, the firm has grown from a small upstart into one of the biggest stockbrokers in the country. It does not look as if the company’s growth will slow down any time soon. As FTSE 100 shares go, it is a growth champion.Over the past six years, earnings per share have expanded at an average rate of 9% per annum. Customers are continuing to flock to the broker. According to its latest trading update, 94,000 new customers joined the business in the first four months of the year. Investors have been flocking to Hargreaves as the company is one of the best stockbrokers in the market. The firm has invested heavily in tech so it can provide the same service as other brokers at a much lower cost.That’s also helped the business achieve some of the highest profit margins of all FTSE 100 shares. Last year, for example, the group’s operating profit margin hit 63%!As such, it could be worth buying a share of this company for a diversified portfolio today as it continues to dominate the UK broking market. BunzlBunzl (LSE: BNZL) is one of my favourite FTSE 100 shares. Over the past few decades, the company has expanded steadily through a series of acquisitions and organic growth. Over the past six years alone, the firm has nearly doubled earnings per share. There’s plenty of scope for this to continue.Bunzl is highly cash generative, and it is adept at buying and integrating businesses. As the group continues to grow, it should generate more cash, which may help accelerate its acquisition spree. The organisation’s latest trading update also showed that the firm is coping well in the current crisis.A better-than-expected trading performance means analysts are still expecting the group’s earnings to grow by a high single-digit percentage this year. That may put Bunzl in an elite club of FTSE 100 shares that report increasing earnings in 2020. Therefore, if you’re looking for a share to help you retire early, it might be worth considering Bunzl for your portfolio.The company’s steady growth has turned Bunzl into a growth champion over the past decade. As cash continues to flow into the group’s coffers, management can continue to do what they do best. If the organisation completes more deals, investors should continue to see steady returns from this FTSE 100 champion.  See all posts by Rupert Hargreaves I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Image source: Getty Images. Enter Your Email Address Rupert Hargreaves | Saturday, 18th July, 2020 | More on: BNZL HL Looking to get rich and retire early? I’d buy these 2 FTSE 100 shares today I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement.center_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Rupert Hargreaves owns no share mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Hargreaves Lansdown. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.last_img read more

The 5 best shares I’d buy for my portfolio in 2021

first_img Don’t miss our special stock presentation.It contains details of a UK-listed company our Motley Fool UK analysts are extremely enthusiastic about.They think it’s offering an incredible opportunity to grow your wealth over the long term – at its current price – regardless of what happens in the wider market.That’s why they’re referring to it as the FTSE’s ‘double agent’.Because they believe it’s working both with the market… And against it.To find out why we think you should add it to your portfolio today… Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares There’s a ‘double agent’ hiding in the FTSE… we recommend you buy it! Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Click here to get access to our presentation, and learn how to get the name of this ‘double agent’! Rupert Hargreaves owns shares in Prudential and Admiral. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Admiral Group, AG Barr, Just Eat Takeaway.com N.V., and Prudential. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.center_img Last year proved to be an extremely challenging time for investors. However, I’m confident that in 2021, the world should begin to move on from the coronavirus crisis. And with that in mind, here are the five best shares I’d buy for my portfolio this year. The 5 best sharesI want to buy companies that may prosper no matter what happens over the next 12 months. Companies with a defensive nature and a strong reputation with customers could be the best for this goal. 5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…A couple of businesses that stand out immediately are insurance groups Admiral and Prudential.  Both of these companies have relatively defensive business models. Car insurance in the UK is a legal requirement. This gives Admiral a large, captive customer base.Meanwhile, pension and life insurance provider Prudential is one of the world’s largest and most respected providers of these products. It is currently focusing on Asia, where the business has a strong and growing presence. I believe these defensive qualities should help these businesses outperform in 2021. Portfolio acquisitionsTwo other companies I have my eye on for this year are soft drinks producer A.G. Barr and Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods. A.G. Barr was able to perform relatively well in 2021 thanks to the performance of its flagship Irn-Bru brand. I expect demand for this product to remain high in 2021. What’s more, the company has a long history of generating attractive returns for investors through the good times and the bad.This track record gives me confidence that the business should be able to sail through 2021, which is why it features on my list of the best shares to buy for the year ahead. Premier Foods, on the other hand, has a mixed track record. The company over-expanded before the financial crisis. It ended up with too much debt and has been struggling to pay off creditors ever since. But it seems as if the group’s prospects changed dramatically last year. A surge in profitability allowed management to reduce debts and a landmark pension agreement also cleared other obligations.With liabilities greatly reduced, the company can now afford to reinvest for growth. I think this may lead to further profit and share price growth in the years ahead. Takeaway giantThe final company on my list of the five top shares to buy for 2021 is Just Eat Takeaway. This was one of the best-performing stocks of 2020, and I reckon it’ll continue to charge ahead this year. Rising demand for takeaway food services has pushed the organisation’s profitability higher, allowing it to go on an acquisition spree. As Just Eat continues to expand, economies of scale may help the business grow even faster. So, while the stock might look expensive after its recent performance, I’m extremely optimistic about the business’s prospects over the next 12-24 months. The 5 best shares I’d buy for my portfolio in 2021 Image source: Getty Images Rupert Hargreaves | Saturday, 9th January, 2021 See all posts by Rupert Hargreaves Enter Your Email Addresslast_img read more