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Updated Directory of Foreign Ambassadors in Austria 2018

Below you will find the updated Vindobona list of foreign ambassadors and representatives of the bilateral and multilateral missions and representations in Vienna, Austria (including description of persons, pictures, CVs, etc.).

September 28, 2018 · Updated: September 28, 2018; 17:47

British-Indian-Austrian Anadi Bank Remains on Growth Course

The former Austrian branches of Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank International were bought by Indian Investor Sanjeev Kanoria and transferred to British-Indian-Austrian Anadi Bank in 2013. The bank continues its successful growth course in the first half of 2018, although the result from ordinary business activities declined by 37% and profit after tax by 42% compared to the same period of the previous year. The bank describes itself as a bank with the strengths of a tiger. The Anadi Tiger establishes, on the one hand, a symbolic connection to India, on the other hand, he embodies strength, speed, security and flexibility - qualities that the bank expects from itself. Also, Anadi means “eternal” in Hindi and stands for tradition, reliability, and sustainability.

September 7, 2018

Austria Prepares for the Presidency of the Council of the European Union: ‘A Europe that protects’

On 1 July 2018 Austria takes over the EU Presidency for six months. The Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union will focus on three topics: the fight against illegal migration, digitalisation and stability in the neighbourhood.

June 5, 2018

Iran Talks Back at the Palais Coburg in Vienna

The struggle for the prolongation of the nuclear agreement with Iran continues. On Tehran's initiative, the Joint Commission is meeting in Vienna at Palais Coburg to discuss measures to support the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear program. Tehran wants to decide on compliance with the nuclear deal in the coming weeks.

May 25, 2018

Vienna's Attractiveness as a Location for Business Continues to Grow

For the sixth year in a row, Vienna recorded the highest number of companies settling in the city. After Vienna had already achieved a record figure in the previous year with 178 international new additions, this was again exceeded last year with 191 new companies, which is an increase of 13%. These business establishments together are responsible for investments totalling €537 million and 1,087 new jobs. There are 344 new foreign invested businesses throughout Austria. German companies remain the number one investors in Austria.

April 30, 2018

Doppelmayr to Build Cable Liner at London Airport

At London Luton Airport, Doppelmayr is building a cable car almost two kilometers long with a capacity of 2,720 passengers per hour and per route. This makes Luton Airport the second airport project in the UK after Birmingham for Doppelmayr. The Cable Liner is scheduled to go into operation in April 2021. Doppelmayr does not give details of the project turnover.

April 23, 2018

David Goodhart at the IWM: Dilemmas of Post-Liberalism

David Goodhart, a British journalist, commentator, author and the director of the Demos thinktank discusses immigration and liberalism with Ivan Krastev at the IWM Institute of Human Sciences.

April 13, 2018

Repatriation of Austrian Gold Reserves Nearing Completion

This year, and not in 2020, the OeNB Austrian National Bank is already concluding its repatriation campaign for half of its gold reserves. By the end of the year, 140 tonnes of gold are to be stored in Austria, with the other 140 tonnes remaining in London (84 tonnes) and Switzerland (56 tonnes).

March 30, 2018

Vienna - Moscow: Maintaining All Communication Channels Is Crucial

All the evidence suggests that Russia is to blame for the poison attack on former double agent Sergei Skripal in Salisbury. To date, 19 EU countries and 7 non-EU countries have expelled more than 150 diplomats. By deciding not to expel Russian diplomats, Austria is opposing most of its partner countries.

March 27, 2018

Gisela Stuart: How Does a Europe-Endorsing German-British MP Become a Brexite Proponent?

Gisela Stuart, born and raised in West Germany and a Member of the British parliament (Labour party, 1997 – 2017), will give a guest lecture at the IWM - Institute for Human Sciences. She will answer the question of how an EU advocate can turn into a passionate advocate for Brexit.

March 22, 2018

The OSCE in 2030: Undivided Security in Europe Now More at Risk Than 10 Years Ago

In the Austrian National Defence Academy, the security issue "The OSCE in 2030: Undivided Security in Europe restored?" was discussed in the form of a public panel discussion. At the invitation of the International Institute for Peace (IIP), the Karl-Renner-Institut, the Scientific Cluster for Polemology and Legal Ethics, the FES Regional Office for Cooperation and Peace in Europe (ROCPE), the Austrian National Defence Academy and the ISP Institute for Security Policy, Hannes Swoboda as moderator and the panelists Thomas Greminger, Fyodor Lukyanov, Stephanie Liechtenstein, Alena Kupchyna discussed the hoped-for security policy development of Europe and the OSCE.

March 7, 2018

How do Russian Politicians and Oligarchs Withdraw their Money from Austria?

The Russian money nobility has begun to repatriate large amounts of its western-hoarded money back to Russia in order to deprive it of access by Western authorities. The countries of origin are above all Switzerland, but also Austria and Great Britain. Sberbank, Russia's largest and state-owned bank, speaks of an atypically high capital inflow to Russia. Within a few weeks, a tripling of such repatriation transactions took place compared to the same period of the previous year. The sum is hundreds of millions of dollars. The average transfer amount has increased within a year by 50% to 3 million dollars. This meets with the Kremlin's desire to repatriate Russian assets.

February 22, 2018

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Notice of Full Year 2017 Results

Atrium European Real Estate Limited, owner, manager and redeveloper of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, will be announcing its results for the year ended 31 December 2017, on Wednesday 21 March 2018.

February 21, 2018

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

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 September 2017 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 377.042.119 voting rights.

September 29, 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

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

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

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

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Notice of Six Months Results 2017

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/Euronext: ATRS), a leading owner, manager and redeveloper of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, will announce its results for the six months ended 30 June 2017, on Wednesday 16 August 2017.

August 1, 2017

Strabag to work on billion-euro infrastructure project in the United Kingdom

STRABAG, the publicly listed European-based technology group for construction services, has been awarded the Main Work Civil Contract packages for lots S1 and S2 of the United Kingdom's new HS2 high-speed railway that will initially link London to Birmingham and later to Leeds and Manchester.

August 1, 2017

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / EXECUTIVEMANAGEMENT CHANGE

Atrium European Real Estate Limited, a leading owner, operator and developer of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, announces that Rüdiger Dany, Group Chief Operating Officer, will leave the Company to pursue other business interests. Mr Dany's departure is effective as of 1 October 2017.

June 19, 2017

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / DECLARATION OF SPECIAL DIVIDEND

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/ Euronext: ATRS) (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, is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has approved the payment of a special dividend (the "Special Dividend") of EUR0.14 per ordinary share, representing an aggregate return to shareholders of the Company of approx. EUR52.8 million.

June 9, 2017

Atrium publishes its first sustainability report, "Itmatters”

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 the achievement of the next milestone in its sustainability strategy with the publication today of its first sustainability report - "It matters".

June 7, 2017

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / First quarter 2017 trading update

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, provides an update on trading for the first quarter ended 31 March 2017.

May 17, 2017

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Notice of Q1 2017 Trading Update

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/Euronext: ATRS), a leading owner, manager and redeveloper of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, will announce its first quarter trading update for the three months ended 31 March 2017, on Wednesday 17 May 2017.

May 9, 2017

EANS-Total Voting Rights: Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Release according to article 93 BörseG

Atrium European Real Estate Limited AG hereby announces that at the end of the month April 2017 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 376915000 voting rights. The stated capital is now EUR 2397824808. The change of total voting rights is effective as of 28.04.2017.

April 28, 2017

EANS-General Meeting: Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Resolutions of the General Meeting

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/Euronext: ATRS), a leading owner and manager of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, announces that at its Annual General Meeting today all proposed resolutions detailed in the circular published on 7 April 2017 were passed.

April 25, 2017

Investkredit Funding Ltd. / Yearly Report

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

April 20, 2017

EANS-General Meeting: Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Invitation to theGeneral Meeting

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 today that it will hold its annual general meeting ("AGM") at 10:00 a.m. (UK time) on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 at the offices of Atrium European Real Estate Limited on the 4th Floor of Channel House, Green Street, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 4UH, Channel Islands.

April 7, 2017

EANS-Total Voting Rights: Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Release according to article 93 BörseG

Atrium European Real Estate Limited AG hereby announces that at the end of the month March 2017 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 376791656 voting rights. The stated capital is now EUR 2397371308. The change of total voting rights is effective as of 31.03.2017.

March 31, 2017

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Yearly Report

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

March 22, 2017

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / 2016 RESULTS REFLECT CONTINUED STRONG PERFOMANCE ACROSS THE PORTFOLIO

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 fourth quarter and year ended 31 December 2016.

March 22, 2017

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT WITH ADVOFIN TO RESOLVE AUSTRIAN LEGACY LEGAL DISPUTES

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/ Euronext: ATRS) (the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), announces that its Board of Directors has signed a framework agreement with AdvoFin Prozessfinanzierung AG ("AdvoFin") and Salburg Rechtsanwalts GmbH ("Salburg") that the Company expects to resolve a significant majority of the Austrian legacy issues. The framework agreement marks a transformative step forward in the Company's goal of resolving all of its historic legal issues.

March 22, 2017

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Notice of full year 2016 results

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/Euronext: ATRS), a leading owner, operator and redeveloper of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, will announce its results for the full year and fourth quarter ended 31 December 2016, on Wednesday 22 March 2017.

March 13, 2017

EANS-Total Voting Rights: Atrium European Real Estate Limited

Atrium European Real Estate Limited AG hereby announces that at the end of the month February 2017 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 376791656 voting rights. The stated capital is now EUR 2422804745. The change of total voting rights is effective as of 28.02.2017.

February 28, 2017

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / MODIFICATION OF AN ALREADY DISCLOSED INSIDE INFORMATION - ATRIUM CONFIRMS APPOINTMENT OF NEW CEO

Further to its ad hoc announcement of 21 December 2016, Atrium European Real Estate Limited announces that Liad Barzilai has, effective today, been appointed, as Chief Executive Officer of the Group.

February 23, 2017

EANS-Total Voting Rights: Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Release according to article 93 BörseG

Atrium European Real Estate Limited AG hereby announces that at the end of the month January 2017 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 376775499 voting rights. The stated capital is now EUR 2422704745. The change of total voting rights is effective as of 31.01.2017.

January 31, 2017

EANS-Total Voting Rights: Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Release according to article 93 BörseG

Atrium European Real Estate Limited AG hereby announces that at the end of the month December 2016 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 376,745,499 voting rights. The stated capital is now EUR 2,422,585,625. The change of total voting rights is effective as of 30.12.2016.

December 30, 2016

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / ATRIUM ANNOUNCES SENIOR EXECUTIVE CHANGE

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/ Euronext: ATRS) (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 that Josip Kardun, Chief Executive Officer of the Atrium Group, has resigned from his role to pursue other business interests. Mr. Kardun will remain in position until he leaves the Group on 31 March, 2017 to help with an orderly transition.

December 21, 2016

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Release of announcement according to Sec 93 para 2 of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/ Euronext: ATRS) (the "Company" or "Atrium"), a leading owner, operator and redeveloper of shopping centers and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, announces in accordance with Section 93 para 2 of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act that it has received from Gazit Globe Limited the following notification pursuant to Section 91 to 92 of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act.

November 22, 2016

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / THIRD QUARTER 2016 RESULTS SHOW CONTINUED STRONG PERFORMANCE IN CORE MARKETS

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/ Euronext: ATRS) (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 third quarter and nine months ended 30 September 2016.

November 16, 2016

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Notice of Nine Months and Third Quarter Results 2016

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/Euronext: ATRS), a leading owner, operator and redeveloper of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, will announce its results for the nine months and third quarter ended 30 September 2016, on Wednesday 16 November.

October 31, 2016

EANS-Total Voting Rights: Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Release according to article 93 BörseG

Atrium European Real Estate Limited AG hereby announces that at the end of the month September 2016 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 376745499 voting rights. The stated capital is now EUR 2448015946. The change of total voting rights is effective as of 30.09.2016.

September 30, 2016

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / DECLARATION OF SPECIAL DIVIDEND

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/ Euronext: ATRS) (the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), a leading owner, operator and developer of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has approved the payment of a special dividend (the "Special Dividend") of 14 euro cents per ordinary share representing a return of an aggregate EUR52.7 million to shareholders ("Shareholders") of the Company.

September 15, 2016

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Half Yearly Report

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

August 17, 2016

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / FIRST HALF 2016 RESULTS SHOWCONTINUED STEADY OPERATIONAL PROGRESS

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/ Euronext: ATRS) (the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), a leading owner and manager of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, announces its results for the second quarter and six months ended 30 June 2016.

August 17, 2016

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Notice of Second Quarter and Half Year Results

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/Euronext: ATRS), a leading owner, operator and manager of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, will announce results for the second quarter and half year ended 30 June 2016, on Wednesday 17 August 2016.

August 8, 2016

Best Gaming Technology Acquired by Rival Playtech

Vienna-based maker of software for self-service betting terminals Best Gaming Technology (BGT) has been acquired by UK gambling software group Playtech for €138m. Playtech holds the option to purchase the remaining shares for up to €55m from Armin Sageder, the company’s founder and chief executive.

July 14, 2016