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Vienna International Corporate Wire

Kapsch TrafficCom AG - Stronger second quarter: The Group continues growth.

Kapsch TrafficCom increased revenues by 11.3% to EUR 339.8 million in the first half of 2017/18. This was due to the ETC (Electronic Toll Collection) segment, which grew by 15.9%. The IMS (Intelligent Mobility Solutions) segment's revenues were 1.7% lower mainly because non-core business projects have expired which were taken over in connection with the acquisition of the transportation business of Schneider Electric (in 2016).

November 29, 2017

Kommunalkredit terminates covered bond rating agreement with Moody‘s; Covered bonds continue to be rated by S&P

Kommunalkredit Austria AG (Kommunalkredit) announces to terminate the agreement with Moody's Rating Agency on the rating of covered bonds with, currently rated at "Baa1".

November 24, 2017

Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG / Quarterly report according to art. 87 para. 6 Stock Exchange Act

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

November 23, 2017

SBO: Strong demand in North America drives sales and positive operating result in the first three quarters of 2017

The market environment of the oilfield service industry improved significantly in the first three quarters of 2017. North America turned out to be the driving force for the industry. Internationally, markets were stable but still in stagnation. Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG (SBO), which is listed in the ATX segment of the Vienna Stock Exchange, benefited from its strong position in North America and posted high increases in sales, bookings and operating result for the first three quarters of 2017. As announced in October, this business success required an expense posting for the shares of minority shareholders of Downhole Technology impacting the financial result figure.

November 23, 2017

Strabag to build further Akalla tunnel section for the Stockholm motorway ring

STRABAG Sverige AB, a subsidiary of STRABAG SE, has been awarded an approx. EUR 45 million contract from the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) to build the Akalla Motorway Tunnel. The tunnel is part of the Stockholm Bypass, a motorway ring around the Swedish capital and currently the largest road construction and tunnelling project in the country.

November 21, 2017

Changes in the Supervisory Board of Aircraft Component Manufacturer FACC

Board member Mr. Wang Xuejun will be replaced by Ms. Li Li as a new member of the Supervisory Board of FACC AG. She will be delegated by FACC International Company Limited, Hong Kong, which holds a stake of 55.5% of the total of Xi’an Aircraft's stake of 91,25 %. Ms. Li is currently Director of Accounting at the Xi'an Aircraft Industry Group. She holds a law and economics degree from Zhongnan University. She also obtained an MBA from Missouri State University Branch Campus Dalian in the People's Republic of China.

November 20, 2017

Erste Group and DLL Form Strategic Alliance to Unlock EUR 17bn CEE Leasing Market Potential

Erste Group Bank AG (Erste Group) and DLL (De Lage Landen International B.V.) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at establishing a strategic alliance with respect to their vendor financing and leasing activities in Central and Eastern Europe. More precisely, the countries in scope are Austria, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia. Through the intended strategic alliance, Erste Group and DLL aim to grow their joint business to offer best in class vendor finance solutions to their partners and customers as well as development opportunities for their employees.

November 20, 2017

AT&S successfully issues 175 million hybrid bond

AT & S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik Aktiengesellschaft, one of the globally leading manufacturers of printed circuit boards and IC substrates, has completed the issue of a subordinated bond with an indefinite term and an early redemption option after five years (hybrid bond) very successfully.

November 17, 2017

Semperit AG Holding / Quarterly report according to art. 87 para. 6 Stock Exchange Act

Semperit AG Holding is declaring the following financial reports below.

November 16, 2017

UNIQA Insurance Group AG / Quarterly report according to art. 87 para. 6 Stock Exchange Act

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

November 16, 2017

UNIQA Insurance Group AG / UNIQA records higher premiums and earnings growth after the first nine months

The UNIQA Insurance Group (UNIQA) continued to grow in all insurance sectors in the first three quarters of 2017. In total, premiums written - including the savings portion of unit- and index-linked life insurance - rose by more than 6.1 per cent.

November 16, 2017

Semperit AG Holding / Revenue increase in the first nine months of 2017, operating earnings situation remains weak

The publicly listed Semperit Group continued to achieve a revenue increase in the first nine months of 2017, earnings are slightly below the previous year's number. In the third quarter 2017 the revenue figure stays nearly at its current level, EBIT was negative in Q3 because of one-off effects.

November 16, 2017

Österreichische Post AG / Quarterly report according to art. 87 para. 6 Stock Exchange Act

Österreichische Post AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

November 15, 2017

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

Lenzing AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

November 15, 2017

Flughafen Wien AG / Quarterly report according to art. 87 para. 6 Stock Exchange Act

Flughafen Wien AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

November 15, 2017

ams AG / ams divests LED backlight technology and product portfolio to Dialog Semiconductor

ams has announced today that it has divested its LED backlight technology and product portfolio to Dialog Semiconductor through an asset transaction.

November 15, 2017

Flughafen Wien Group Successfully Defies Headwinds: Substantial Rise in Passenger Volume, Revenue and Earnings in the First Nine Months of 2017

Vienna Airport continued along its success path in 2017 despite the challenges posed by the bankruptcy of airberlin. Following a third-quarter increase of 7.1%, we also expect earnings in the entire year 2017 to be significantly higher than in 2016. Important expansion projects are well on track. Extension work on the Air Cargo Center has been completed, good progress has been made on planning for Office Park 4, and a healthcare centre with a multifaceted offering is being created.

November 15, 2017

AUSTRIAN POST Q1-3 2017: HIGHER REVENUE AND EARNINGS

In the first three quarters of the current financial year, Austrian Post's Group revenue amounted to EUR 1,404.7m. Adjusted for the subsidiary trans-o-flex sold in April 2016, the revenue increase equals 2.1 %. On the basis of the good revenue development combined with strict cost discipline, operating earnings (EBIT) totalled EUR 139.9m, comprising a year-on-year rise of 3.3 %.

November 15, 2017

Lenzing / Lenzing Group with substantial earnings increase in the first nine months of 2017

The Lenzing Group generated a substantial increase in revenue and earnings in the first nine months of the 2017 financial year compared to the prior-year period. The company is continuing the implementation of its Group strategy sCore TEN in order to further expand the offering of specialty fibers and be even closer to its customers and business partners.

November 15, 2017

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Third quarter and nine months 2017 trading update

Liad Barzilai, Chief Executive Officer of the Group, commented: "We have continued to build on the momentum from our encouraging start to the year, delivering like-for-like net rental income growth across all our countries, as the benefits of our ongoing portfolio repositioning and improvement strategies continue to bear fruit. Like-for-like net rental income excluding Russia came in up 2.3%, and 8% including Russia. At the same time, we continue to execute on our strategy of investing in our existing properties as we reposition the portfolio towards high quality assets in major cities and urban locations."

November 15, 2017

Semperit AG Holding / Semperit and Shaw Almex agree to end their cooperation agreement for the North American conveyor belt market

Sempertrans USA LLC and Shaw Almex Industries Ltd. agreed to end their cooperation agreement today, which was started in 2016, for the North American conveyor belt market. Sempertrans USA has set up a sales and distribution organization for conveyor belts in North America, which will continue to serve its customers in this important market.

November 14, 2017

Raiffeisen Bank International AG / Quarterly report according to art. 87 para. 6 Stock Exchange Act

Raiffeisen Bank International AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

November 14, 2017

Rosenbauer International AG / Quarterly report according to art. 87 para. 6 Stock Exchange Act

Rosenbauer International AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

November 14, 2017

Rosenbauer International AG / Consolidated revenues and order backlog stable

A similar development to the previous year is expected on the global firefighting markets in 2017. Above all, demand is currently being driven by countries with continuous procurement or elevated security requirements following natural or terrorist disasters.

November 14, 2017

C-QUADRAT Investment AG / Quarterly report according to art. 87 para. 6 Stock Exchange Act

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

November 13, 2017

Rosenbauer International AG / Schiphol Group relies on 18 Panther in high-end design with a wide range of special equipment

Rosenbauer has received an order from airport operator Royal Schiphol Group for the delivery of 18 ARFF vehicles. The Schiphol Group is re-equipping Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Lelystad Airports: 13 PANTHER 8x8 ARFF vehicles will be commissioned in Amsterdam, three PANTHER 6x6 ARFF vehicles in Rotterdam, and two PANTHER 6x6 ARFF vehicles in Lelystad.

November 9, 2017

OMV Aktiengesellschaft / Quarterly report according to art. 87 para. 6 Stock Exchange Act

OMV Aktiengesellschaft is declaring the following financial reports below.

November 9, 2017

Herbert Ortner announces to resign as CEO of Palfinger AG

After more than 16 years in the management of the PALFINGER AG, respectively close to 15 years in the managements board and close to 10 years as Chief Executive Officer, Herbert Ortner informed the Supervisory Board today that he does not intend to prolong his contract that terminates by the end of the year 2018. Therefore, Herbert Ortner aggreed with the Nomination Comittee of the Supervisory Board to terminate his position as of December 31st, 2017 and to organize a smooth handover in the upcoming weeks. After that time, Herbert Ortner will act as a counsellor to the Palfinger family.

November 8, 2017

Voestalpine - Half-year financial report according to art. 87 para. 1 Stock Exchange Act

Voestalpine AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

November 8, 2017

Voestalpine reports best half year’sresults since "Lehman"

The global macroeconomic environment was characterized by improving dynamics for the most part in the first six months of the business year 2017/18. Apart from private consumption, which was the main pillar for economic growth in most regions in the past, investment activities increasingly contributed to the positive development in the course of the first half 2017/18.

November 8, 2017

AMS announces new share repurchase program forup to two year period to start on 10 November 2017

AMS announces that the Management Board has decided to launch a further share repurchase program for up to 8.0% of the issued share capital. In line with the resolution by the shareholders' meeting of ams AG on 9 June 2017, the repurchased shares may be used for the purpose of covering option exercises under employee stock option plans, as compensation for acquisitions of businesses, for the cancellation of such shares and/or for resale. Based on the current outstanding number of 84,419,82 bearer shares the maximum repurchase volume amounts to 6,753,586 bearer shares.

November 8, 2017

AMS and Sunny Opotech enter collaboration

AMS and Sunny Opotech, part of Sunny Optical Technology Group, enter collaboration to develop and market 3D sensing camera solutions for mobile device and automotive applications.

November 7, 2017

AT & S Austria Technologie und Systemtechnik to issue subordinated bond

The Management Board of AT & S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik Aktiengesellschaft has decided - based on today's approval from the Supervisory Board and depending on market conditions - to issue a deeply subordinated bond with an indefinite term and an early redemption option by the issuer after five years (hybrid bond). HSBC Bank plc was mandated as sole structuring advisor and sole bookrunner.

November 7, 2017

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

Andritz AG is declaring the following financial reports below

November 3, 2017

Andritz: Results for the third quarter of 2017

International technology Group Andritz recorded business development in line with its own expectations in the third quarter of 2017.

November 3, 2017

AT & S Austria Technologie und Systemtechnik - positive revenue and earnings development

In the first six months of the financial year 2017/18, AT&S recorded a very positive revenue and earnings development compared with the same period of the previous year, which also led to an increase in the guidance for the financial year 2017/18 on 9 October 2017.

November 2, 2017

AT & S Austria Technologie und Systemtechnik - Half-year financial report

AT & S Austria Technologie und Systemtechnik Aktiengesellschaft is declaring the following financial reports below.

November 2, 2017

Strabag wins road construction contracts in Poland for a total of € 170 million

The European-based construction group Strabag, through its Polish subsidiaries, has been awarded three road construction contracts from Poland's General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA). The total contract value is split among two lots along the S19 north of Warsaw for EUR 73 million and EUR 43 million as well as one lot along the S61 in southern Poland for EUR 54 million. "Poland is our third most important market. We celebrated our 30th anniversary there this year. We offer the full range of our services in Poland: from road construction to building construction and civil engineering to project development," explains Thomas Birtel, CEO of Strabag SE.

October 31, 2017

Andritz receives hydropower refurbishment contract in Canada

International technology group Andritz has received a contract from SaskPower, the leading utility company in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, to refurbish the E.B. Campbell hydroelectric power station on the Saskatchewan River. The contract value amounts to over 90 million euros.

October 31, 2017

AMAG Austria Metall AG / Quarterly report according to art. 87 para. 6 Stock Exchange Act

AMAG Austria Metall AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

October 31, 2017

AMAG Austria Metall AG Q1-Q3/2017: Double-digit revenueand earnings growth

AMAG Austria Metall AG continued its positive trend in the third quarter of 2017. Considerable year-on-year growth was achieved in terms of shipments, revenue and earnings in the January to September 2017 period.

October 31, 2017

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

Palfinger AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

October 27, 2017

Telekom Austria AG / Quarterly report according to art. 87 para. 6 Stock Exchange Act

Telekom Austria AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

October 24, 2017

AT & S evaluates the issue of hybrid bonds

AT & S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik Aktiengesellschaft evaluates the issue of a deeply subordinated bond with an indefinite term and an early redemption option by the issuer after five years (hybrid bond). Details of the issue such as the total nominal value, issue price and coupon would be determined based on the respective applicable market conditions.

October 24, 2017

AMS reports third quarter revenue growth

AMS, a supplier of high-performance sensor solutions, reports significant third quarter 2017 revenue growth in the guidance range and adjusted EBIT margin above expectations. As important optical solution ramps in ams' consumer business continue at high volumes, ams expects strong quarter-on-quarter growth with fourth quarter revenues of EUR 440-480 million, together with an adjusted EBIT margin of 26-29%.

October 23, 2017

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

FACC AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

October 20, 2017

Service agreement of STRABAG group company SPFS with Deutsche Telekom ends latest on 30 June 2019

The facility management services agreement between STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH Germany (SPFS) and Deutsche Telekom, which had been concluded in parallel with the acquisition of DeTeImmobilien in 2008, will end latest effective 30 June 2019. After long and intense negotiations, Deutsche Telekom has decided to award these services to another provider.

October 18, 2017

STRABAG PFS prepares to restructure its client portfolio

STRABAG Property and Facility Services (STRABAG PFS) will end the management of real estate, technical facilities, data centres and cellular towers of Deutsche Telekom AG (DTAG) with effect from 30 June 2019 latest. The corresponding service agreement will expire after a period of ten years. STRABAG PFS's offer to continue to manage the DTAG properties efficiently, sustainably and at mutually acceptable conditions until 2028 was not accepted.

October 18, 2017

FACC AG / FACC reports significant improvement in key earnings- and financial ratios

In the first half of 2017/18, revenue amounted to EUR 358.7 million (comparative period 2016/17: EUR 327.4 million). This growth in revenue of 9.6 % was mainly driven by a further significant increase in product revenues of 11.3 % to EUR 335.2 million in the first half of 2017/18.

October 18, 2017

Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment - Higher growth expectations for US-subsidiary Downhole

Downhole Technology, the latest addition to the Well Completion business of Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG (SBO) is exceeding the group's high expectations in terms of sales and profit due to strong demand and a sound market environment.

October 17, 2017