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A-Tec wants private bonds.

Denomination of €1000 - termination, at violation of certain ratios The A-Tec intends to target private investors with their planned five-year bond (subscription period from June 1 to July 5). The nominal value amounts to €1000 ($1223). The expiring A-

June 30, 2010

S&T System Integration & Technology Distribution AG - Change to the Management Board

CEO Christian Rosner steps down, company founder Thomas Streimelweger takes over as Chairman of the Management.

June 29, 2010

Erste Bank recommends formation of small cash reserves

The investment experts of “Erste Bank” recommend, from the third quarter, formation of small cash reserves in the amount of 5% in the conservative portfolio and 7.5% in the dynamic portfolio.

June 29, 2010

Unternehmens Invest AG - Voting rights of Knünz GmbH

KP Invest Beteiligungs GmbH announces that Pierer GmbH and Knünz Gmbh each have transferred UIAG shares to KP Invest Beteiligungs GmbH through a transfer of assets and contribution, bringing the participation in voting rights and in share capital to 50.1%

June 29, 2010

Zumtobel AG - Financial results for 2009/10

The 2009/2010 Financial Year for the Zumtobel Group was shaped by the effects of the global economic crisis, but the development of revenues stabilised gradually during the course of the year. Revenues recorded by this Austrian lighting group, w

June 29, 2010

A-Tec Industries AG to float corporate bond

A-TEC Industries AG is currently in preparations to issue a corporate bond.

June 28, 2010

Intercell AG -Resolutions of the AGM

Intercell AG today announced that all proposed resolutions were approved by the Annual Shareholders meeting held today.

June 28, 2010

Pierer and Knünz to introduce shares in equity firm

KP Invest is majority shareholder in Cross Industries and UIAG

June 28, 2010

Stronach handing off control of Magna International

Shareholders decide on the planned restructuring of the international subcontractor- development of e-cars

June 28, 2010

Hirsch Servo shrinks Board

The listed Carinthian machine manufacturer and packaging supplier Hirsch Servo AG reduced its board. Chief Financial Officer Andrew Zois leaves the company, wanting to pursue new professional challenges.

June 28, 2010

Zielpunkt to be sold again

New Zielpunkt boss Satek wants reorganization of the chain rather than a split

June 28, 2010

Strabag keeps Implenia in suspense

Implenia, the largest Swiss construction company, always on the seeker-list from Strabag boss Hans-Peter Haselsteiner, is suddenly announcing intentions to sell.

June 25, 2010

ÖVAG does not want to stay solo

The enthusiasm of authorities, central bank and the federal government is limited for the decision of the ÖVAG owner to continue without a partner and to merge Investkredit and ÖVAG.

June 25, 2010

Christ Water Technology AG - Remaining minority shareholders to receive €2.10 per share

The Management Board of CWT and Eimco as principal shareholder of CWT have now jointly fixed the appropriate compensation at €2.10 ($2.6) per CWT share. The appropriateness of this compensation remains to be reviewed by the Supervisory Board of CWT.

June 25, 2010

KTM Power Sports AG - KTM speeds up earning rise in the third quarter

The KTM-group is expected to generate an EBIT of €12.4m in the 3rd quarter of 2009/10 and is heading for an overly positive business year 2009/10.

June 25, 2010

CA Immobilien Anlagen AG to acquire Europolis AG

CA Immobilien Anlagen AG agreed with Österreichische Volksbanken-AG Group to acquire all shares in Europolis AG.

June 25, 2010

Zumtobel AG - CFO Thomas Spitzenpfeil to resign at the end of September 2010

Thomas Spitzenpfeil, Chief Financial Officer of the Zumtobel Group, has announced his intention to resign in order to pursue a career opportunity on the management board of a German corporation.

June 24, 2010

Austrian Institute of Technology - "Last Chance" was used despite economic crisis

The figures are black for the second time since 2008 and the number of orders is satisfactory despite "considerable shrinking of the world economy".

June 24, 2010

CA Immo attends to Europolis AG

Austrian Volksbank AG (ÖVAG) will conclude on Thursday its business of selling its real estate subsidiary Europolis to the CA Immo.

June 24, 2010

New plant location opened in industrial park Gmünd

The two innovative high-tech companies NBG Systems and Fiber Cable Technology (FCT) invested in a new production plant in Gmünd.

June 24, 2010

Hypo SüdLeasing Ltd. - Change in Executive Team

The position of the Managing Director was assigned to Maria Klimke as of 01/06/2010. She succeeds Ms. Nora Frischherz who left the company on 31.05.2010.

June 23, 2010

Siemens Austria wins award for research project

The research project Reconcile was awarded as best proposal for the funding program FIT-IT (Tesearch, Innovation, technology, information technology) in the program series "Semantic Systems and Services".

June 23, 2010

Bene AG - Results for the first quarter of 2010/11

In the first quarter of 2010/11 sales and earnings of the Bene Group were still affected by the difficult economic environment in most of the markets.

June 23, 2010

Is Telekom Austria more expensive than the industry average?

Given the current revenue ­ multiples, the Austrian government would have to pay almost 2 billion euros for the network of TA, which is about half the company's current market capitalization.

June 22, 2010

Power International Limited continues legal battle with Meinl Bank

The former company Meinl Power International Limited PI (PI) seeks to pursue its litigation with Meinl Bank.

June 22, 2010

EU has doubts about realignment of Hypo Alpe Adria

The European Commission extended the interim approval of state aid to the Austrian bank. The Commission also expressed doubts about the proposed realignment of the Hypo Alpe-business group.

June 22, 2010

Energy ten percent more expensive

Fuel prices have risen strongly again, oil is more expensive by a third, but gas is cheaper than a year ago.

June 22, 2010

Power International Limited - AGM approves all resolutions

All proposed resolutions on the agenda of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of PI Power International Limited (PI) held today, Tuesday, in Vienna, were approved by a majority of about 99%.

June 22, 2010

Markus Jochum as new CEO of Hypo Tirol

Markus Jochum, currently CEO of the Tiroler Sparkasse (TISPA), was unanimously elected as the new CEO by the Supervisory Board of Hypo Tirol.

June 21, 2010

OMV shows interest in Dana Petroleum

Shares of British oil and gas group increasingly gaining according to rumours.

June 21, 2010

Liquid-gas-project in Croatia delayed

The liquid-gas-project in Croatia, Adria LNG, in which OMV is involved with about one third will be postponed for at least three years.

June 21, 2010

Hypo Alpe Adria - shareholders' meeting approves capital increase

€600m ($740m) of fresh capital, shareholders' meeting approves capital increase. Bank issued €450m ($555m) in form of participation certificates for the Federal Government, State Carinthia contributes €150m ($185m).

June 21, 2010

Green power - competition for new wind turbines

The increase in wind power subsidies triggers a construction boom. The subsidy pots for three and a half years are already allocated.

June 17, 2010

EU government leaders agree on bank tax

Financial transaction tax demanded for G-20.

June 17, 2010

Textile Industry remains attractive

The industry managed to register sales increase for the sixth consecutive year, the trend is upwards.

June 17, 2010

Internet services industry produces about €6b

The Internet industry employs 33,000 people in Austria. Value creation is estimated at €2.8b.

June 17, 2010

Austrian Post boss Pölzl - No loss of customers, banking business is running normally

Post boss George Pölzl defends himself against allegations of the works council that Post is suffering of customer flight.

June 16, 2010

Gazprom plans to enter Slovakian market

The gas company will take over the subsidiary Energo Vemex in Slovakia.

June 16, 2010

Wolfgang Hesoun is new head of Siemens - Porr boss succeeds Brigitte Ederer

On Wednesday the Supervisory Board of Siemens Austria will decide on the new head of the company.

June 15, 2010

Lyoness Austria received a certificate of Leading Companies of Austria by the WKO Vienna

Leading Austria is a nationally operating platform, evaluating companies in Austria by their own management quality system.

June 15, 2010

Austrian Post - Customers are leaving

Staff representative of the Austrian Postal Service sees the closure of branches as main reason for the negative results of Post.

June 15, 2010

Konrad confirmed as advocate-general for Raiffeisen

Christian Konrad is elected for another four years.

June 15, 2010

Andritz to supply electromechanical equipment for Ilisu hydropower station, Turkey

International technology Group Andritz will supply electromechanical equipment with a total value of approximately 340 MEUR as part of the construction of the Ilisu hydropower station in Turkey.

June 15, 2010

Dairy firms Tirol Milch and Berglandmilch to merge

Austrian dairy companies Tirol Milch and Berglandmilch are reportedly planning to merge operations and create the nation’s largest dairy company.

June 14, 2010

OMV could be an accomplice in war crimes and crimes against humanity

OMV produced oil from 1997 to 2003 in sector 5A in Sudan. The current report of the European Coalition on Oil in Sudan (ECOS) provides new evidence that there is a direct link between oil production and the intensification of the conflict.

June 14, 2010

OMV remains Austria's largest company

OMV leads the current list of the 500 most profitable companies, despite registering a loss of revenue.

June 14, 2010

ECO Business-Immobilien AG sells Opernringhof in Vienna for €101m

ECO Business-Immobilien AG announces the upcoming sale of the Opernringhof in the first district of Vienna for EUR 101 million. The object will be sold to an Austrian private investor for a price significantly above the current carrying value.

June 14, 2010

Miba AG makes a strong start to the new business year

Miba, strategic partner to the international engine and automotive industry, had a strong start to the new business year.

June 11, 2010

Green Party Vienna sharply criticises the Summit Bank

"Scandalous interplay of politics and banks'

June 11, 2010

AE&E scores a contract over EUR 20 million

The AE&E Group will supply three heat recovery steam generators for a new industrial combined cycle power plant in Stade a North German town, Lower Saxony.

June 11, 2010