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Andritz Signs EUR 250 Million Deal in the UK

Listed engineering group Andritz will supply equipment worth EUR 250 million for the world’s first tidal lagoon hydropower project in Swansea Bay, Wales.

February 10, 2015

UniCredit Private Banking Receives Euromoney Awards

UniCredit Private Banking has been recognized for its services, winning 14 awards in different regional and local categories in Euromoney magazine´s Private Banking Survey 2015.

February 10, 2015

Austria is Celebrating 60 Years of United Nations Membership in 2015

Austria became a member of the United Nations in 1955 and is celebrating 60 years of UN membership in 2015. 70 years ago, the United Nations were founded in San Francisco.

February 5, 2015

Vienna is Among the Top 10 Startup Cities Where Entrepreneurs Want to Meet Up

A search engine for finding entrepreneurs to meet up with has published a list of the top 10 international startup cities. Vienna made it to number six. Continue reading to see the full ranking of the top international startup cities where entrepreneurs want to meet up.

February 4, 2015

EANS-Total Voting Rights: Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Release according to article 93 BörseG with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

Atrium European Real Estate Limited AG hereby announces that at the end of the month January 2015 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 375633176 voting rights.

January 30, 2015

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / APPOINTMENT OF RYAN LEE AS NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Atrium European Real Estate, a owner, operator and developer of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, announces the appointment of Ryan Lee as its new Group Chief Financial Officer.

January 29, 2015

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Disclosure according to Sec 93para 2 of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act and Sec 5:25i of the Dutch FinancialSupervision Act - Resignation of Directors

Atrium European Real Estate Limited, with its principal office in Jersey, hereby announces that it has been notified by Gazit Globe Ltd on behalf of its wholly-owned subsidiaries Gazit Gaia Ltd and Gazit Midas Ltd and by CPI CEE Management LLC on behalf of the consortium managed by CPI CEE Management LLC about the completion of the acquisition of 52,069,622 ordinary shares (corresponding to 13.87% of the voting rights) in Atrium by Gazit Gaia from entities forming part of the Consortium.

January 23, 2015

George Soros: "A New Policy to Rescue Ukraine"

Soros is calling on members of the European Union to behave as countries indirectly at war with Russia and to provide Ukraine with $50 billion to defend itself and kick-start political reforms. Russian President Vladimir Putin's imperial ambition has unintentionally brought into being a new Ukraine that is adamantly opposed to endemic corruption and inefficient government. By offering assistance, Europe can foster an open society in Ukraine and protect itself from Russian aggression.

January 22, 2015

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / ATRIUM ACQUIRES ARKÁDY PANKRÁC SHOPPING CENTRE IN PRAGUE FOR EUR162 MILLION

Atrium European Real Estate Limited ("Atrium"or the "Company") (VSE/Euronext: ATRS), announces that it has made further progress with its strategy of becoming the dominant owner, operator and developer of shopping centres and retail real estate in its core markets within Central and Eastern Europe, having signed an agreement to acquire a 75% interest in the Arkády Pankrác shopping centre (the "Centre") in Prague, the Czech Republic for a consideration of c.EUR162 million.

January 22, 2015

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Notification of signing of a Share Purchase Agreement and resignation of Directors

Atrium European Real Estate Limited ("Atrium") hereby announces that it has been notified by Gazit Globe Ltd ("Gazit Globe") on behalf of its wholly-owned subsidiaries Gazit Gaia Ltd ("Gazit Gaia") and Gazit Midas Ltd ("Gazit Midas") and by CPI CEE Management LLC on behalf of the consortium managed by CPI CEE Management LLC concerning the acquisition of 52,069,622 ordinary shares (corresponding to 13.87% of the voting rights) in Atrium by Gazit Gaia from entities forming part of the Consortium.

January 22, 2015

Vienna Congress comsult 2015: "Power of Regions"

“Power of Regions“ is the topic of the Vienna Congress com•sult 2015 which is taking place today at Vienna's House of Industry. Distinguished participants from industry, politics and the business community such as F.W. de Klerk, Mohamed El Baradei, Author Benjamin R. Barber, Václav Klaus and Iain Begg are discussing the principle of regionality and its future in Europe.

January 20, 2015

Ivica Dačić in Vienna: Serbia Takes Over OSCE Chairmanship from Switzerland

The new OSCE Chairperson, Serbia’s Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic, spoke today at the inaugural Permanent Council meeting of Serbia's OSCE Chairmanship Vienna. He revealed his Chairmanship priorities pledging to rebuild trust and confidence in the OSCE region of 57 participating states.

January 15, 2015

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / ATRIUM COMPLETES SALE OFPORTFOLIO OF 72 SMALLER RETAIL ASSETS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Atrium European Real Estate Limited ("Atrium"or the "Company") (VSE/Euronext: ATRS), a leading owner, operator and developer of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, announces that, further to its announcement on 9 December 2014, it has completed the sale of a portfolio of 72 retail assets (the "Portfolio") in the Czech Republic.

January 15, 2015

EANS-Total Voting Rights: Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Releaseaccording to article 93 BörseG with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

Atrium European Real Estate Limited AG hereby announces that at the end of the month December 2014 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 375508176 voting rights. The stated capital is now EUR 2673165974.

December 30, 2014

Investkredit Funding Ltd. / EGM approves wind down of Österreichische Volksbanken-Aktiengesellschaft

An Extraordinary General Meeting of Österreichische Volksbanken-Aktiengesellschaft (VBAG) today unanimously took the decision in principle that VBAG's business model is to be changed. The aim is for VBAG to become a "run down company" (Abwicklungsgesellschaft) in particular as per Section 162 of the draft Federal Law on Bank Recovery and Resolution (Banken Sanierungs- und Abwicklungsgesetz). When VBAG is put into run down status, it is also planned for central institution functions and related assets and liabilities to be taken over by Volksbank Wien-Baden AG.

December 23, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / ATRIUM FURTHER REBALANCES PORTFOLIO THROUGH THE SALE OF A PORTFOLIO OF 72 SMALLER RETAIL ASSETS IN THECZECH REPUBLIC FOR EUR70 MILLION

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 it has agreed to sell a portfolio of 72 retail assets in the Czech Republic to a private client account managed by Peakside Capital Advisors for a consideration of EUR70 million.

December 9, 2014

EANS-Total Voting Rights: Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Releaseaccording to article 93 BörseG with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

Atrium European Real Estate Limited AG hereby announces that at the end of the month November 2014 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 375379863 voting rights. The stated capital is now EUR 2695108703. The change of total voting rights is effective as of 28.11.2014.

November 28, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited /ATRIUM COMPLETES ACQUISITION OFTHE FOCUS MALL IN BYDGOSZCZ, POLAND FOR EUR122 MILLION

Atrium European Real Estate Limited, a owner, operator and developer of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, announces that, further to its announcement on 6 October 2014, it has completed the acquisition of Focus Mall in Bydgoszcz, Poland from Aviva Investors for EUR122 million.

November 25, 2014

BAWAG PSK Bank Sets-up London Branch Office

BAWAG PSK, the Cerberus and Golden Tree majority-owned Austrian bank, recently opened a branch office in London to help develop "its international business franchise", i.e. corporate finance, specialty finance and commercial real estate finance, Bawag's interim report Q3 2014 shows.

November 13, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Quarterly Report

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

November 12, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / THIRD QUARTER 2014 RESULTS SHOW CONTINUED STRONG PERFORMANCE

Atrium European Real Estate Limited, the owner, operator and developer of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, announces its interim results for the third quarter and nine months ended 30 September 2014.

November 12, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / ATRIUM ACQUIRES AFI PALÁC PARDUBICE IN CZECH REPUBLIC FOR EUR 83 MILLION

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 it has acquired the AFI Palác shopping centre in Pardubice, Czech Republic, from AFI Europe N.V. for a consideration of EUR 83 million.

November 6, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Notice of third quarter results

Atrium European Real Estate, a owner, operator and developer of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, will announce results for the quarter and nine months ended 30 September 2014, on Wednesday 12 November 2014.

November 3, 2014

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 October 2014 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 375354863 voting rights.

October 31, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / ATRIUM SUCCESSFULLY ISSUES A EUR350 MILLION UNSECURED EUROBOND

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 it has successfully issued a EUR 350 million unsecured eight year eurobond (the "Bond"), maturing in October 2022 bearing a fixed coupon of 3.625% per annum. The issue price was 99.788%.

October 16, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / ATRIUM PRICES A EUR350 MILLIONUNSECURED CORPORATE BOND

Atrium European Real Estate Limited announces that it has priced a EUR 350 million unsecured 8 year euro-bond that would mature in October 2022, carrying a 3.625% coupon.

October 9, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited

Atrium European Real Estate Limited, a leading owner, operator and developer of retail real estate and shopping centres in Central and Eastern Europe, announces that it has agreed to acquire Focus Mall in Bydgoszcz, Poland from Aviva Investors for EUR122 million.

October 6, 2014

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 2014 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 375354863 voting rights. The stated capital is now EUR 2694818006. The change of total voting rights is effective as of 30.09.2014.

September 30, 2014

Update: Enquiry into TTIP and CETA Agreements

Details about the negotiation progress at Austria’s National Assembly have meanwhile been released. The Transatlantic Agreement CETA with Canada and the TTIP agreement with the USA have been cause for disagreements. The assembly has adopted a motion for resolution of the Social Democratic Party (SPÖ) and Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) concerning the transatlantic economic agreements with Canada (CETA) and the USA (TTIP). The motion calls for transparency of negotiations and ratification of the agreements by national parliaments.

September 25, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / ATRIUM APPOINTS RÜDIGER DANY AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Atrium European Real Estate, a leading owner, operator and developer of retail real estate and shopping centres in Central and Eastern Europe, announces the appointment of Rüdiger Dany as Chief Operating Officer, effective as of 1 October 2014.

September 23, 2014

Mid Europa Partners' New Fund to Invest EUR 800 Mln in CEE

Mid Europa Partners, the British private equity firm focused on buyouts in Central & Eastern Europe, announced the final closing of Mid Europa Fund IV at €800 million, complemented by an additional pre-allocated co-investment program of €650 million. Fund IV represents the largest dedicated fund to the CEE Region raised in the last 5 years.

September 5, 2014

Poland's Donald Tusk to Become European Council President

Current council president Herman Van Rompuy tweeted the announcement from the EU summit. Mr Tusk, Poland's centre-right prime minister since 2007, will become the European Council's president. Italy's Federica Mogherini, a centre-left politician and foreign minister will replace the UK's Catherine Ashton as EU foreign policy chief.

August 30, 2014

EANS-Total Voting Rights: Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Releaseaccording to article 93 BörseG with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

Atrium European Real Estate Limited AG hereby announces that at the end of the month August 2014 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 375350201 voting rights. The stated capital is now EUR 2717319298. The change of total voting rights is effective as of 29.08.2014.

August 29, 2014

Investkredit Funding Ltd. / Half Yearly Report

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

August 29, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Half Yearly Report

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

August 14, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / FIRST HALF RESULTS REFLECTCONTINUED OPERATIONAL PROGRESS WITH GROWTH IN BOTH GROSS AND NET RENTAL INCOME

Atrium European Real Estate Limited, a leading owner, operator and developer of retail real estate and shopping centres in Central and Eastern Europe, announces its interim results for the second quarter and six months ended 30 June 2014.

August 14, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Notice of second quarter andhalf year results

Atrium European Real Estate Limited (VSE/Euronext: ATRS), a leading owner, operator and developer of shopping centres and retail real estate in Central and Eastern Europe, will announce results for the quarter ended 30 June 2014, on Thursday 14 August 2014.

August 4, 2014

Event: 21st Austria & Advantage Austria: Re-Think Central and Eastern Europe - An Austrian Perspective

On September 23, 2014, 21st Austria and Advantage Austria UK will host a panel discussion at the City of London's Gherkin skyscraper. Herbert Stepic, former CEO of RBI Raiffeisen Bank International and Georg Karabaczek, Austrian Trade Commissioner for the UK will focuse on the topic "Re-Think Central and Eastern Europe: An Austrian Perspective on Diversity in Performance, Challenges and Avenues of Growth". Panellists also include Pasquale Diana, Mario Holzner and Eduard Zehetner.

August 1, 2014

Analysis: Russia - Assessment of EU and Tightened US Sanctions

Special analysis covering the most recent escalation in terms of Western economic and financial sanctions against Russia: EU and US sending bold diplomatic signals without inflicting too much near-term economic and financial damage. In comparison to the US sanctions by the EU are capped in duration. Recent escalation adds to uncertainty in doing business with Russia, which is an ultimate goal of sanctions. Near-term impact of current sanctions still limited, which implies a risk that they may remain for longer.

July 31, 2014

EANS-Total Voting Rights: Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Releaseaccording to article 93 BörseG with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

Atrium European Real Estate Limited AG hereby announces that at the end of the month July 2014 the number of voting rights amounts to a total of 375286601 voting rights. The stated capital is now EUR 2717040086. The change of total voting rights is effective as of 31.07.2014.

July 31, 2014

Austrian FDI: Current Developments 1Q 2014

In the first quarter of 2014, Austrian FDI abroad reached a value of 2.8 billion euros, which is less by about 30% than in the same period of 2013. Foreign direct investments in the same period into Austria stood at 1.4 billion euros. This is about 37% less than in the same period of last year.

July 29, 2014

Cost of Living Rankings: CEE Capitals Cheaper, Vienna is 32nd Most Expensive City

The Mercer's 2014 Cost of Living Rankings have been published and cover 211 cities across five continents. While Western European cities have all risen in the rankings mainly due to the strengthening of the Euro against the US dollar, most cities in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), however have fallen in the ranking as a result of local currencies depreciating against the US dollar. Bratislava (#84), Prague (#92), Kiev (#98), Ljubljana (#116), Zagreb (#120), Budapest (#135), Warsaw (#142), Belgrade (#184).

July 25, 2014

Wienerberger Increases Capacity in the UK

Rising demand in the UK made it necessary for Wienerberger to initiated measures to increase its capacity. Around 200 million more bricks per annum will be produced by re-activating mothballed factories, investing in technology upgrades, adding shifts and new jobs throughout its UK operations, and importing from the continent. Earnings contribution from re-activated plants will be reflected in 2015 results

July 17, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / ATRIUM ANNOUNCES SENIOR MANAGEMENT CHANGES

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / ATRIUM ANNOUNCES SENIOR MANAGEMENT CHANGES

July 14, 2014

EANS-Total Voting Rights: Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Release according to article 93 BörseG with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

EANS-Total Voting Rights: Atrium European Real Estate Limited / Release according to article 93 BörseG with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

June 30, 2014

Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank AG Changes Its Corporate Name to Austrian Anadi Bank AG

HYPO ALPE-ADRIA-BANK AG, former Austrian subsidiary of HYPO ALPE-ADRIA-BANK INTERNATIONAL AG, adopted a change in corporate name to Austrian Anadi Bank AG by means of an amendment to the articles of association approved at the extraordinary shareholder's meeting held on 16 June 2014.

June 27, 2014

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / UPDATE TO DIVIDEND RECORD DATE

Atrium European Real Estate Limited / UPDATE TO DIVIDEND RECORD DATE

June 11, 2014

TTIP-Myths and Realities According to AmCham Austria

The American Chamber of Commerce in Austria (AmCham Austria) promotes the expansion and strengthening of trade and commerce relations between Austria and the US. Talks on a future EU-US trade deal started in July 2013 and are set to continue throughout 2014. The talks are part of a trade and investment deal, known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP.

June 3, 2014

Austrian EU Commissioner Hahn Blames British PM Cameron for Opening Doors to Ukip

Hahn argues, that David Cameron is to blame for his own defeat at the hands of the eurosceptic UKIP at the European elections.

May 31, 2014

Switzerland: IMD Releases the World Competitiveness Yearbook Ranking 2014

The US leads, Europe recovers, and big emerging markets struggle.

May 22, 2014