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Voestalpine AG / Quarterly report accordingto art. 126 Stock Exchange Act

Voestalpine AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

February 8, 2018

Voestalpine with significant increase in earnings in the 3rd quarter 2017/18

The positive economic trend visible already end of 2016 was confirmed in the course of calendar year 2017. Above all the upswing of the economy in Europe was on a broad scale, whereas in the US the upward trend was fuelled by private consumption rather than by increasing investment activities. In particular foreign direct investments were at a low level there. China's economy continued to grow at a robust stable pace. The economy in Brazil has bottomed out in the 2nd half of 2017.

February 8, 2018

Strabag building Mercedes-Benz’s first Polish engine plant

Strabag builds a new engine plant for Mercedes-Benz in Poland. The order for the construction of the largest production and assembly hall, which has a total value of approximately EUR 61 million, will be carried out in a consortium with the Polish companies TKT Engineering and Elektromontaz-Poznan. Strabag holds 70.1 %.

February 7, 2018

Palfinger AG / Invitation to the General Meeting 2018

Palfinger invites its shareholders to the Annual General Meeting of PALFINGER AG to be held on Wednesday, 7 March 2018, at 11.00 a.m., at PALFINGER's Brand World in 5211 Lengau, Kapellenstrasse 18, a production site of an Austrian group company.

February 6, 2018

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").

February 6, 2018

AMS Reports Record Full Year 2017 Results with Fourth Quarter Revenues Up 252%

AMS also reports that the operating result is up 683%year-on-year for in-line profitability; large 3D sensing design-win at Asian smartphone OEM, high value automotive 3D LIDAR design-win, power component design-win at consumer OEM; acquisition of face recognition software firm KeyLemon for 3D sensing; expected revenue growth 2016-2019 at 60% CAGR, 2019 expected revenues above USD 2.7 billion; expected first quarter revenues of USD 440-490 million, up over 150% year-on-year; revenue growth expected in second half 2018; evaluating secondary listing in Hong Kong.

February 6, 2018

IIASA Builds Bridge through Science with Israel

The Laxenburg based international research organization IIASA (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis) has recently announced that Israel has become its newest member country. Israel joins 24 other countries whose National Member Organization’s representatives constitute the IIASA Governing Council. Israel has established the Israel Committee for IIASA - made up of representatives from Israeli universities, government ministries, and the public - to represent the Israeli membership of IIASA.

January 29, 2018

Semperit introduces sustainable restructuring and transformation, expected pass of dividend

Semperit AG Holding introduces a phase of sustainable restructuring. The necessity of this decision is underlined by the fact that from the current point of view a single-digit negative EBIT will be reported for the last quarter of 2017.

January 25, 2018

Kapsch TrafficCom Not Affected by Polish Government's Cancellation of Tender for Nation-Wide Tolling System

Poland's government has cancelled the tender for a nation-wide tolling system, because the government intends to have the tolling system operated by its own government agencies. Kapsch TrafficCom confirms that its contract regarding the operation of the existing nation-wide tolling system is not affected by this.

January 22, 2018

FACC AG / Quarterly Report According to Art.126 Stock Exchange Act

FACC AG is declaring the following financial reports below.

January 19, 2018

Brau Union AG Acquires Interest in Traditional Company Ammersin

Rudolf Ammersin GesmbH will continue to operate separately from Brau Union Österreich as an independent drinks wholesaler on the Austrian market, and will continue to be managed by the existing Ammersin leadership team. One extra member will be appointed to the board alongside existing members.

January 17, 2018

Strabag to Build Rail Tunnel in Toronto

Strabag has had an infrastructure contract in Toronto awarded to its Canadian subsidiary. The scope of the work includes the construction of a 180 m long tunnel under Highway 401 to accommodate two tracks operated by Ontario's public transport agency Metrolinx. The full investment volume amounts to about EUR 77 million.

January 17, 2018

Record Year 2017: Flughafen Wien Group Handles 30.9 Million Passengers (+6.9%), Surpassing Threshold of 30 Million for the First Time

In spite of developments at Air Berlin and NIKI, 2017 will go down in airport history as a record year. The Flughafen Wien Group reported a passenger volume of over 30 million for the very first time in its history, and Vienna Airport site also exceeded the threshold of 24 million passengers for the first time.

January 16, 2018

Schoeller Bleckmann Oilfield Preliminary Result for 2017

The 2017 financial year of Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG (SBO), listed on the ATX market of the Vienna Stock Exchange, was characterised by the upswing seen in North America. The strategic expansion of the Well Completion business the year before therefore turned out to be the perfect choice to make. Against the continued weak market environment internationally, SBO closed financial year 2017 on a clearly positive operating result.

January 16, 2018

FACC Continues to Climb in the Third Quarter 2017/18

Revenues for the first nine months of 2017/18 amount to EUR 564.0 million (comparative period 2016/17: EUR 518.6 million). The increase of 8.8% is attributable to a further significant increase in product sales of 11.4% to EUR 527.8 million.

January 16, 2018

Strabag building two more sections of S7 in Poland for around € 200 million

Two subsidiaries of publicly listed construction group Strabag SE have been awarded the contract in Poland to design and build two sections of the S7 expressway north of Warsaw. The two orders have a total value of PLN 828 million, which is equivalent to approx. EUR 198 million.

January 12, 2018

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

FriedlNews is now Vindobona

FriedlNews has changed its corporate brand name to Vindobona - Vienna International News. A Message from the publisher..

January 5, 2018 · Updated: Yesterday; 08:00

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