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Voestalpine AG / New bond issues

Voestalpine AG has successfully placed a new EUR 500 million corporate bond issue in the capital market to provide funding for general corporate financing, as well as to refinance a senior bond which expires in February 2018. The order book, totaling over EUR 1.25 billion and including around 220 different investors, was of excellent quality. The coupon rate for the 7-year bond is 1.375%.

September 20, 2017

Telekom Austria Group announces harmonisation of its branding strategy across the Group triggering an amortisation of local brand values

Today, the Telekom Austria Group announces that it has decided to harmonise its brands within the Group and to roll out the brand 'A1' throughout the Group in a gradual manner depending on local circumstances. This will trigger an amortisation of local brand values which amount as of year- end 2016 to approximately EUR 350 mn in total. The companies will amortise the brand values until the phase-out of the old brands. This will impact Telekom Austria Group's net result in 2017, 2018 and 2019. More than half of the impact is to be expected in Q4 2017 and in Q1 2018. The amortisation is not cash- relevant.

September 20, 2017 · Updated: September 20, 2017; 20:51

Telekom Austria AG / Resolutions of the General Meeting

Telekom Austria AG informs about the Resolution and the voting result of the Extraordinary General Meeting, which took place on 20 September 2017, at 08: 30 a.m. at the company's seat, Lassallestraße 9, A-1020 Vienna.

September 20, 2017

Kapsch TrafficCom awarded a nation-wide concession contracts in Zambia for tolling, road safety and traffic management

Kapsch TrafficCom's joint venture with Zambian Lamise Trading Limited has been awarded a nation-wide concession contract by the Zambian Government for the design, installation and operation of systems and solutions for traffic surveillance, vehicle speed enforcement, vehicle inspection and vehicle registration.

September 20, 2017

Kapsch TrafficCom awarded a nation-wide concession contract to improve road safety and traffic management in Zambia

Kapsch TrafficCom has been awarded a nation-wide concession contract by the Zambian Government for the design, installation and operation of systems and solutions for traffic surveillance, vehicle speed enforcement, vehicle inspection and vehicle registration. This scope of service will be realized step by step during a ramp-up phase as a part of a 17-year contract.

September 19, 2017

Volksbank Vienna plans to issue Subordinated Notes in a volume of up to EUR 400 million

VOLKSBANK WIEN AG plans to issue 10 year Fix to Fix Subordinated Notes (Tier 2) in a volume of up to EUR 400 million, with an interest reset and call option after 5 years (10 non-call 5). The issue will be offered to institutional investors only and is planned to be completed in October 2017. The final volume of the issue will be determined following an investor's roadshow.

September 19, 2017

Changes on the Supervisory Board of Wolford AG - Claudia Beermann Elected to Serve as Chairwoman

Following the 30th Annual General Meeting of Wolford AG held in Bregenz on September 14, 2017, the Supervisory Board held its constituent meeting and reorganized the top board positions as follows: Claudia Beermann, who had served as Deputy Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board since September 18, 2014, was elected to serve as Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of Wolford AG.

September 15, 2017

RHI Group - Results of the first half of 2017

In the first half of 2017, the RHI Group's revenue was up 3.1% on the comparative period of 2016 and amounted to EUR 855.8 million. Revenue of the Steel Division rose by 2.9%, among other things thanks to a positive business development in the US. The increase in revenue by 2.0% in the Industrial Division is among other things due to higher project deliveries of the glass business unit and a satisfactory repair business in the cement/lime business unit.

September 14, 2017

Voestalpine AG - Investigations of the German Federal Cartel Office

Voestalpine AG hereby informs that in the course of the current investigations of the German federal cartel office against steel producers, an inspection in the office of voestalpine in Linz is conducted today (12th September 2017) for the German federal cartel office. The reason for the inspection is the suspicion of anti-competitive practices in the market for heavy plates. Austrian authorities are cooperating in accordance within the European legal framework.

September 12, 2017

Lenzing AG / Lenzing Opens New Application Innovation Center in Hong Kong

The Lenzing Group is setting a further milestone in intensifying its cooperation with the partners along the value chain by its opening of a new Application Innovation Center (AIC) in Hong Kong. New applications for Lenzing fibers will be developed and tested at the new facility, among them applications for recent innovations like the RefibraTM branded lyocell fiber and the EcoVeroTM branded viscose fiber.

September 12, 2017

RHI Sells Production Sites in Italy and Spain to Unnamed European Refractories Supplier

The planned combination of RHI AG with the Brazilian Magnesita was approved by the European Commission on June 28, 2017 subject to conditions. Today, RHI signed a contract with a European refractories supplier regarding the sale of its dolomite business in the European Economic Area. The sale consists of the production sites in Marone, Italy, and Lugones, Spain. The contribution to revenue of the two RHI plants amounted to roughly EUR 50 million in the financial year 2016 and represents roughly 3% of the Group's revenue in the year 2016.

September 8, 2017

ams AG / ams announces exclusion of subscription rights in relation to potential convertible bond placement

ams announces that its Management Board has resolved today, subject to the consent of the Supervisory Board, to exclude subscription rights in view of a potential private placement of senior unsecured convertible bonds (the "Bonds").The Bonds in an aggregate nominal amount of up to US$ 350 million and with a five year maturity shall be convertible into new ordinary no par value bearer shares from the Company's conditional capital equal to up to 4.1% of the current issued and outstanding share capital.

September 6, 2017

EANS-General Meeting: Kapsch TrafficCom AG / Resolutions of the General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Kapsch TrafficCom AG passed the resolution, to distribute a dividend of EUR 1.50 per share (in total EUR 19,500,000). The remaining amount will be carried forward to new account. The ex-dividend date is September 13, 2017; the dividend record date is September 14, 2017; the dividend payment date is September 21, 2017.

September 6, 2017

Austrian Financial Market Authority approves organisation as a run-off company pursuant to section 162 of the Austrian Bank Recovery and Resolution Act - banking licence expires

With reference to the ad-hoc announcements dated 26 April 2017 and 8 June 2017, KA Finanz AG (KF) announces that the Austrian Financial Market Authority (Finanzmarktaufsicht) approved today that KF will operate permanently as a run-off company (Abbaugesellschaft) pursuant to section 162 of the Austrian Bank Recovery and Resolution Act (Bundesgesetz über die Sanierung und Abwicklung von Banken, BaSAG).

September 6, 2017

Peter Thirring to become new member of the Managing Board of Vienna Insurance Group

Peter Thirring will join the Managing Board of VIG from Donau Versicherung as of 1 July 2018. It will be proposed to the Supervisory Board of Donau Versicherung that, from this date on, Ralph Müller should take over the position as Chairman of the Managing Board and General Manager of Donau Versicherung. Ralph Müller will already be leaving his position as member of the Managing Board of Wiener Städtische Versicherung by 30 Sept. 2017.

September 5, 2017

Strabag constructing Africa’s highest bridge

STRABAG SE, the publicly listed European-based technology group for construction services, has been awarded a bridge project in South Africa. The group's subsidiary STRABAG International GmbH has been hired by the South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) to build a 1,132 m long bridge over the river Mtentu near the town of Flagstaff in the eastern part of the country.

September 5, 2017

Andritz to supply pump turbines for the world’s largest pumped storage power station

International technology group Andritz has received a contract from the state-owned Chinese energy utility company Fengning Pump Storage Co. Ltd., State Grid Xinyuan Co. Ltd. to supply two variable speed pump turbines for the new Fengning pumped storage power plant in Hebei Province, China.

September 4, 2017

Carlos Mendez de Vigo y zu Loewenstein is appointed to the Management Board of C-QUADRAT Investment AG

Effective immediately, Carlos Mendez de Vigo y zu Loewenstein will strengthen the Management Board of C-QUADRAT Investment AG. Carlos Mendez de Vigo is taking over the areas of Finance, Accounting and Controlling from his brother Cristobal Mendez de Vigo.

September 1, 2017

Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG / Hurricane Harvey has little impact on the company’s own business operations in Houston, Texas, emergency aid for employees

The Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG (SBO) facilities in Houston, Texas have not been seriously affected by Hurricane Harvey. In spite of the dramatic devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in the region, work carried out at the SBO sites only suffered from brief interruptions. Precautionary measures were immediately initiated at the beginning of the hurricane. Work was stopped and employees were instructed to stay at home. SBO kept the facilities closed until the middle of the week in order to ensure the safety of its employees. At this time operations have been resumed with about 30% of the staff.

August 31, 2017

EANS-Total Voting Rights: Atrium European Real Estate Limited /Publication of the total number of voting rights according to art.93 para. 1 Stock Exchange Act

Atrium European Real Estate Limited AG hereby announces that at the end of the month August 2017 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 377042119 voting rights. The stated capital is now EUR 2320036981. The change of total voting rights is effective as of 31.08.2017.

August 31, 2017

Investkredit Funding Ltd. / Half-year financial report according to art. 87 para. 1 Stock Exchange Act

Investkredit Funding Ltd. is declaring the following financial reports below.

August 31, 2017

immigon portfolioabbau ag / Half-yearfinancial report according to art. 87 para. 1 Stock Exchange Act

Immigon portfolioabbau ag is declaring the following financial reports below.

August 31, 2017

STRABAG SE / Half-year financial reporta ccording to art. 87 para. 1 Stock Exchange Act

STRABAG SE is declaring the following financial reports below.

August 31, 2017

Strabag SE confirms guidance for 2017 after six months

After the first six months of the financial year, publicly listed construction company STRABAG SE is optimistic to be able to reach its goals for the full year 2017. The positive trend for STRABAG that set in at the beginning of the year continues to this day. The order backlog is at a record high, the output volume growth was in the double digits in the first half of the year and the operating earnings have increased.

August 31, 2017

Kapsch TrafficCom AG / Quarterly report according to art. 87 para. 6 Stock Exchange Act

Kapsch TrafficCom AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

August 30, 2017

Kapsch TrafficCom AG - Mixed results in the firstquarter, but promising new business opportunities

Kapsch TrafficCom had to accept a so-so start in the new fiscal year. On the one hand, the company was able to continue its growth course. The revenues gained ground in both segments and went up by 7.9% to EUR 164.3 million at the Group level. On the other hand, Kapsch TrafficCom recorded a decline in operating result (EBIT) of EUR 5.9 million (-33.4%) down to EUR 11.7 million. The EBIT margin was therefore 7.1% (Q1 2016/17: 11.6%). There were several reasons for the lower profitability. Continue reading below..

August 30, 2017

Vienna Insurance Group - Half year financial report 2017

Vienna Insurance Group AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe is declating its half year financial report 2017.

August 28, 2017

Euro 23.0 conwert in squeeze out process

Petrus Advisers represent 2.3% of the shares in conwert Immobilien Invest SE ('conwert'), or 33% of the free float. After scrutinising the Ebner Stolz approach and valuation opinion, Petrus deem Vonovia's squeezeout offer of €17.08 per share (6.2% below current market price) unrealistic. Petrus have refinanced their shareholding while keeping the full improvement rights. Petrus will release the findings of their valuation analysis based on eight years of understanding conwert in detail following the EGM.

August 28, 2017

Wolford Aktiengesellschaft / Yearly financial report according to art. 82 para. 4 Stock Exchange Act

Wolford Aktiengesellschaft is declaring the following financial reports below.

August 24, 2017

Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG: Sales increased steeply in first half of 2017, bookings doubled

The business environment of the oilfield service industry shows strong signs of recovery. While stagnation is observed internationally, the United States and Canada are driving this development. This is where spending for exploration and production (E&P) is set to grow by 41 % in year 2017. Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG (SBO), which is listed in the ATX segment of the Vienna Stock Exchange, benefits from its strong positioning in the North American market and posts substantially higher sales and bookings figures for the first half of 2017.

August 24, 2017

Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG / Half-year financial report according to art. 87 para. 1 Stock Exchange Act

Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

August 24, 2017

PI Power International - Annual General Meeting Unanimously Approves All Resolutions

All proposed resolutions on the agenda of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of PI Power International Limited (in liquidation) held today, in Jersey, were unanimously approved.

August 23, 2017

Borealis AG / Half-year financial reporta ccording to art. 87 para. 1 Stock Exchange Act

Borealis AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

August 23, 2017

UNIQA Insurance Group AG / Half-year financial report according to art. 87 para. 1 Stock Exchange Act

UNIQA Insurance Group AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

August 23, 2017

UNIQA Insurance Group AG / UNIQA grows in first half of 2017

Premiums written including the savings portion of unit- and index-linked life insurance increased by a good 6.6 per cent. In line with strategy, UNIQA grew significantly in property and casualty insurance and unit- and index-linked life insurance in Central and Eastern Europe in particular.

August 23, 2017

Lenzing AG / Half-year financial report according to art. 87 para. 1 Stock Exchange Act

Lenzing AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

August 23, 2017

Lenzing AG / Lenzing Group achieves best half-year results in its history

The Lenzing Group generated new record highs in the first half of the 2017 financial year for both revenue and earnings. The key underlying factors were good capacity utilization, higher selling prices and an attractive product mix.

August 23, 2017

Petrus Advisers finalises the sale of its S-Immo stake

Petrus Advisers ("Petrus") have finalised the sale of their 3.9 percent stake in S Immo AG ("SPI"). With a capital gain for Petrus of 73% in less than 18 months Petrus Advisers views the market dislocation of S-Immo shares of early 2016 as remedied.

August 22, 2017

EANS-General Meeting: Telekom Austria AG / Invitation to the General Meeting according to art. 107 para. 3 Companies Act

We are pleased to invite our shareholders to the Extraordinary General Meeting, which will take place on Wednesday, 20 September 2017, at 08:30 a.m. (CEST) at the company's seat, Lassallestraße 9, A-1020 Vienna. Please note that due to the limited agenda, there will be no lunch offered.

August 22, 2017

Flughafen Wien AG / Half-year financial report according to art. 87 para. 1 Stock Exchange Act

Flughafen Wien AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

August 22, 2017

Flughafen Wien Group Continues its Success Path:Substantial Growth in Passenger Volume, Revenue and Net Earnings in the First Half of 2017

Flughafen Wien AG continued its positive business development in the first half of 2017 - generating substantial increases in revenue and earnings - and thus its 25-year success story. Since the IPO of the Flughafen Wien AG share on June 15, 1992, the share price and enterprise value have increased five-fold.

August 22, 2017

Vienna Insurance Group continues to gain momentum

The results for the first half of 2017 continue the upward trend for Vienna Insurance Group (VIG). VIG generated EUR 4.97 billion in Group premiums, representing an increase of around one percent compared to the previous year.

August 22, 2017

C-QUADRAT Investment AG / Half-year financial report according to art. 87 para. 1 Stock Exchange Act

C-QUADRAT Investment AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

August 21, 2017

KA Finanz - Interim result 2017: Portfolio runoff continued

KA Finanz AG (KF) continued its active portfolio management throughout the first half of 2017. Besides scheduled maturities and redemptions, KF further pursued the focused runoff of its portfolio, with due consideration given to potential recoveries and minimising the input of capital resources. KF's total exposure was reduced by EUR 0.9 billion to EUR 8.7 billion in the first half of 2017 (31/12/2016: EUR 9.6 billion). The average rating remained unchanged at A, with the non-performing-loan (NPL) ratio standing at 0.2%.

August 18, 2017

KA Finanz AG / Half-year financial report according to art. 87 para. 1 Stock Exchange Act

KA Finanz AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

August 18, 2017

Semperit AG Holding / Half-year financial report according to art. 87 para. 1 Stock Exchange Act

Semperit AG Holding is declaring the following financial reports below.

August 17, 2017

Semperit Group: Continued revenue growth in half-year 2017, first measures in transition phase taken

The Semperit Group achieved continued revenue growth in H1 2017. With the new management complete in June 2017, first decisive measures in the transition phase were taken to ultimately enhance profitability for Sempermed and Sempertrans segments.

August 17, 2017

Atrium European Real Estate Limited/Half-year financial report according to art. 87 para. 1 StockExchange Act

Atrium European Real Estate Limited is declaring the following financial reports below.

August 16, 2017

EANS-General Meeting: Wolford Aktiengesellschaft / Invitation to the General Meeting according to art. 107 para. 3 Companies Act

We hereby invite our shareholders to the 30th Annual General Meeting of Wolford Aktiengesellschaft to be held on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 1 p.m. CET on the premises of Wolford Aktiengesellschaft, Wolfordstraße 1, 6900 Bregenz.

August 16, 2017

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / FIRST HALF RESULTS REFLECT CONTINUED STRONG PERFORMANCE

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/ Euronext: ATRS) ("Atrium" or the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), a leading owner, operator and redeveloper of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, announces its results for the first half of 2017.

August 16, 2017
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