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CMA investigation overshadows growth at VP

CMA investigation overshadows growth at VP

Since the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) publicly announced its investigation into VP (VP.) for suspected anti-competitive behaviour in the groundworks rental market in April, shares in the group have fallen by over a fifth. Setting aside £4.5m in the event of any potential fine, chief executive Neil Stothard says it has otherwise been “business as usual” – adjusted cash profits increased by 20 per cent to £101m for FY2019.

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