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Emergency home repairs group HomeServe (LON:HSV) reported trading in line with expectations during its traditionally quieter first quarter.
The firm added that it saw good prospects for growth in the year ahead, with attractive opportunities in all its geographies.
“In particular, continued strong organic growth is expected in North America, with the potential for acquisitions to provide opportunities to further accelerate business development across the group in the full year,” said the company.
Shares in HomeServe climbed 16.5p to 986.5p (as at 10:10 BST), extending the strong run of recent years.