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Agrana’s first three quarters significantly ahead of one year earlier

In the first three quarters of the 2017|18 financial year, Agrana Beteiligungs-AG achieved slight year-on-year growth of 2.2% in Group revenue to EUR 2,010.6 million (Q1-Q3 prior year: EUR 1,967.5 million).

January 11, 2018

Agrana Beteiligungs-AG / Quarterly report according to art. 126 Stock Exchange Act

Agrana Beteiligungs-AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

January 11, 2018

Immigon Portfolioabbau intends to redeem the securities issued by its subsidiaries

Immigon portfolioabbau ag own funds, drawn up in the course of preparing the annual financial statements for the financial year 2017, supports the assessment that in the case of immigon's liquidation two supplementary capital issues with no maturity which ÖVAG Finance (Jersey) Limited ("ÖVAG Finance") and Investkredit Funding Ltd ("IK Funding"), each a subsidiary of immigon, subscribed from the proceeds of their respective hybrid capital issues and still hold can be repaid at full nominal amount.

January 9, 2018

Telekom Austria AG / A1 Telekom Austria Group announces redemption of Hybrid bond 2013

The A1 Telekom Austria Group (VSE: TKA, OTC US: TKAGY) announces that the Management Board of Telekom Austria AG adopted a resolution today to call and redeem the EUR 600 mn hybrid bond issued by Telekom Austria AG in 2013 (ISIN XS0877720986) (the 'Hybrid Bonds').

January 5, 2018

C-Quadrat: Unexpected Good Performance in December

Due to the positive performance of several investment funds managed by asset management companies of the C-Quadrat Group, which reached new price highs, in December 2017 the C-Quadrat Group realized additional revenue from performance-related remuneration.

January 5, 2018

C-QUADRAT Investment AG / Austrian FMA clears majority takeover by HNA Group

The HNA Group (International) Asset Management Co., Limited ("HNA") was informed by the Austrian Financial Market Authority ("FMA") by letter dated 21.12.2017 that FMA had no objections against the proposed acquisition of 74.8% of the shares in C-QUADRAT and its supervised Austrian subsidiaries.

December 22, 2017

Austrian Retail Association - Handelsverband raises alarm: every year 560 million Chinese parcels reach Europe without import VAT

More than 10 percent of Austrian retail sales are already generated online, which corresponds to around € 6.8 billion. The problem: half of this online turnover does not arrive at the domestic market, but flows abroad. Particularly problematic is the crossborder business with Asian traders and platforms, especially from China. Currently, 560 million parcels per year are sent to the European Union via Alibaba (AliExpress). 97 percent of these shipments are completely dutyfree and VATfree in the EU and a large part of the remaining 3 percent, at least without import duty.

December 21, 2017

Energie AG Oberösterreich / Yearly financial report according to art. 82 para. 4 Stock Exchange Act

Energie AG Oberösterreich is declaring the following financial reports below.

December 20, 2017

Strabag awarded € 125 million road construction contractin Hungary

The European construction group STRABAG SE has been awarded a road construction contract in Hungary with a volume of approx. EUR 125 million. On behalf of state company NIF Zrt., STRABAG will build the first section of R76 expressway in western Hungary from Zalaegerszeg to the M7 motorway including the Hollád interchange.

December 20, 2017

UNIQA Insurance Group AG / Reorganisation of the Management Board of UNIQA Österreich Versicherungen AG

Since the previous Chairman of the Management Board of UNIQA Österreich Versicherungen AG (UNIQA Austria), Hartwig Löger, left to join the Austrian government the Management Board of the UNIQA Group's largest subsidiary is being restructured and prepared for the future, subject to approval of the Austrian Financial Market Supervision.

December 18, 2017

ams AG / ams expands Management Board with Mark Hamersma as Chief Business Development Officer

ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces that Mark Hamersma will join Alexander Everke, CEO, Michael Wachsler-Markowitsch, CFO, and Thomas Stockmeier, COO, on the Management Board of ams as Chief Business Development Officer (CBO) as of 1 January 2018.

December 15, 2017

Palfinger expected to be confronted with a decline in consolidated net result

PALFINGER is expecting record revenue for the full year 2017. However, the financial indicators for November and the first monthly estimations for December show a decline in consolidated net result and low growth rates in EBIT and EBIT before restructuring costs for the full year 2017.

December 14, 2017

Lenzing AG / Stefan Doboczky reappointed CEO of LenzingAG

At its meeting on December 13, the Supervisory Board of Lenzing AG decided to reappoint Stefan Doboczky as Chief Executive Officer of the Management Board. Stefan Doboczky's new contract will begin on June 1, 2018 and runs until the end of 2022.

December 14, 2017

Accident at the AGRANA corn starch mill in Aschach/Donau

At around 08:00 this morning, an accident occurred at the corn starch mill in Aschach an der Donau as a result of an operator error which triggered a chemical reaction and the release of chlorine gas. This caused 37 people on the site to experience respiratory problems.

December 13, 2017

UNIQA Insurance Group AG / UNIQA applies partial internal model in property and casualty insurance for Solvency II

UNIQA Insurance Group is now using a partial internal model (PIM) instead of the standard approach under Solvency II to determine its quantitative capital requirement in property and casualty insurance.

December 13, 2017

Semperit AG Holding / Increased equity capital to support transformation process

Immediately after approval of the Supervisory Board, the Management Board of Semperit AG Holding signed an agreement regarding a hybrid capital line amounting to up to EUR 150 million with B & C Holding GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the core shareholder B & C Industrieholding GmbH today. The interest rate agreed amounts to 5.25%, the commitment fee is set at 1.75%.

December 12, 2017

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

Kapsch TrafficCom AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

December 11, 2017

Correction: C-Quadrat Investment AG /Publication of a participation notification according to art. 93para. 2 Stock Exchange Act

C-QUADRAT Investment AG, ISIN: AT0000613005, ("C-QUADRAT") has been informed on 5 December 2017 of the following facts according to art. 91at seq. BörseG.

December 6, 2017

Strabag expects double-digit million-euro amount in 2017

On the basis of a legally binding settlement agreement concluded today in relation with a former project in the Middle East region, the Management Board of STRABAG SE expects to realise income (before income taxes) of a mid-range double-digit million-euro amount in the 2017 financial year.

December 6, 2017

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

Wolford Aktiengesellschaft is declaring the following financial reports below.

December 6, 2017

Wolford Generates Higher Revenue and Reduces Fixed Operating Expenses

Wolford AG, which is listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange, succeeded in stabilizing its revenue and reducing operating losses in the first half of the current 2017/18 financial year. In the period May to October 2017, revenue rose 3.7% to EUR 70.15 million (previous year: EUR 67.62 million). Second-quarter revenue was up 3.0% to EUR 41.06 million.

December 6, 2017

C-Quadrat takes over majority stake in French asset management company

C-Quadrat Investment AG (ISIN AT0000613005) announces today's successful conclusion of the negotiations for the acquisition of 51% of the shares in Advenis Investment Managers ("target").

December 5, 2017

VIG: Interim Report 1st -3rd Quarter 2017

Vienna Insurance Group AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe is declaring the following financial reports below.

November 30, 2017

Strabag SE posts stable operating earnings after nine months 2017 despite positive one-off last year

Publicly listed construction company STRABAG SE reported operating earnings that are nearly unchanged after the first nine months 2017 - despite the fact that a one-off effect in 2016 from the sale of a shareholding related to the acquisition of the minority interest in subsidiary Ed. Züblin AG, which was disclosed at that time, had resulted in an upwards distortion of the earnings figures.

November 30, 2017

Strabag SE / Quarterly report according to art. 87 para. 6 Stock Exchange Act

Strabag SE is declaring the following financial reports below.

November 30, 2017

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

Kapsch TrafficCom AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

November 29, 2017

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