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DGAP-News: Basler AG: Preliminary business figures for 2020 - Basler closes the financial year 2020 at the upper end of the forecast along with strong incoming orders

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:13pm

Particularly incoming orders of Euro 181.6 million were considerably above the previous year's figure of Euro 166.5 million.

Key Points: 
  • Particularly incoming orders of Euro 181.6 million were considerably above the previous year's figure of Euro 166.5 million.
  • The earnings before taxes increased overproportionately by 21 % to Euro 20.4 million (previous year: Euro 16.9 million).
  • With these results, Basler achieves its increased forecast communicated to the capital market at the beginning of December at the upper end.
  • The forecast for the financial year 2021 will be released on March 30, 2020 together with the annual report.

DGAP-News: USU Receives Enterprise Software Asset Management Certification from The ITAM Review

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:12pm

USU Software Asset Management solution helps customers manage complex, modern SAM estates

Key Points: 
  • USU Software Asset Management solution helps customers manage complex, modern SAM estates
    Aachen, Germany / Boston, US - February 25, 2021 - USU, global leading provider of Software Asset Management (SAM) solutions, is proud to now be independently certified for Enterprise SAM by The ITAM Review.
  • The UK-based ITAM Review is a leading industry analyst providing IT Asset Management (ITAM), SAM and licensing professionals with a global community.
  • "USU Software Asset Management is a mature product which met our detailed criteria for SAM tooling at enterprise scale.
  • USU Software AG (ISIN DE 000A0BVU28), listed in the Prime Standard of the German stock exchange, incorporates USU GmbH, founded in 1977, as well as the subsidiaries USU Technologies GmbH, USU Solutions GmbH, USU Solutions Inc. and USU SAS.

Turkiye Garanti Bankasi A.S.: Announcement regarding borrowing instruments issuances limit

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:04pm

On its meeting held on January 14, 2021, the Board of Directors has authorized the Head Office to take the necessary actions, subject to market conditions, to arrange and sign the agreements and all other documents related to the bond or other borrowing instruments issuance transactions up to US$6,000,000,000 in total or equivalent in TL or in any other foreign currency, with different series and maturities and fixed and/or floating interest rates to be determined at the time of issuance in accordance with market conditions, to be sold outside Turkey in one or more issuances without public offering, including the selling and registration of the bond or other borrowing instruments to foreign stock exchanges.

Key Points: 
  • On its meeting held on January 14, 2021, the Board of Directors has authorized the Head Office to take the necessary actions, subject to market conditions, to arrange and sign the agreements and all other documents related to the bond or other borrowing instruments issuance transactions up to US$6,000,000,000 in total or equivalent in TL or in any other foreign currency, with different series and maturities and fixed and/or floating interest rates to be determined at the time of issuance in accordance with market conditions, to be sold outside Turkey in one or more issuances without public offering, including the selling and registration of the bond or other borrowing instruments to foreign stock exchanges.
  • The relevant application process to the transaction has been initiated and as a result of the application made to the Capital Markets Board on January 18, 2021, it was announced in the weekly bulletin of the Capital Markets Board ("CMB") numbered 2021/9 that the above-mentioned application has been approved by the CMB.
  • In contradiction between the Turkish and English versions of this public disclosure, the Turkish version shall prevail.
  • We declare that our above statements are in conformity with the principles included in the Board's Communiqu, Serial II Nr.15.1, that it exactly reflects the information we received; that the information complies with our records, books and documents; that we did our best to obtain the correct and complete information relative to this subject and that we are responsible for the declarations made in this regard.

DGAP-News: flatexDEGIRO AG: February record trading day at flatexDEGIRO with 830,000 transactions

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:04pm

With more than 1.25 million customers and 75 million securities transactions in 2020, flatexDEGIRO is the largest retail online broker in Europe.

Key Points: 
  • With more than 1.25 million customers and 75 million securities transactions in 2020, flatexDEGIRO is the largest retail online broker in Europe.
  • In a time of bank consolidation, low interest rates and digitalization, the flatexDEGIRO Group is ideally positioned for further growth.
  • Until 2025 at the latest, flatexDEGIRO aims to win over 3 million customers and execute at least 100 million transactions per year - even in years with low volatility.
  • flatexDEGIRO assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements or to correct them in case of developments, which differ from those anticipated.

DGAP-News: EcoGraf Limited: European Battery Anode Materials Facility

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 11:01am

The capital raising positions EcoGraf to complete the construction and commissioning of commercial operations at its first facility in Western Australia, based on an initial production capacity of 5,000 tonnes per annum and designed to expand quickly to 20,000 tonnes of battery graphite for the lithium-ion battery market.

Key Points: 
  • The capital raising positions EcoGraf to complete the construction and commissioning of commercial operations at its first facility in Western Australia, based on an initial production capacity of 5,000 tonnes per annum and designed to expand quickly to 20,000 tonnes of battery graphite for the lithium-ion battery market.
  • This includes a further 2.9 billion in funding support to accelerate productive investment and innovation in the battery supply chain.
  • It is envisaged that development work on this facility would commence following successful completion of stage one of the Australian facility and will utilise the same engineering design to produce 20,000tpa of battery graphite.
  • These leading ESG credentials and extensive product qualification programs underpin the Company's strategy to double planned production to 40,000tpa through a second battery anode facility by 2025.

DGAP-News: Nabaltec AG back on track, reporting growth in the fourth quarter of 2020

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:05am

Nabaltec AG back on track, reporting growth in the fourth quarter of 2020

Key Points: 
  • Nabaltec AG back on track, reporting growth in the fourth quarter of 2020
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Nabaltec AG reported preliminary EBIT of EUR -15.9 million in its 2020 financial statements, down from EUR 18.6 million the year before.
  • In light of the uncertainty associated with the coronavirus pandemic and earnings performance, Nabaltec AG is not planning a dividend payout for Financial Year 2020.
  • Nevertheless, results in the fourth quarter of 2020 have set the course, demonstrating that our markets are essentially intact," said Johannes Heckmann.

DGAP-News: wallstreet:online AG: Rapid growth and profitable fiscal 2020

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:05am

2020 represents the first year in wallstreet:online's history that the company is publishing consolidated financial statements in addition to single-entity accounts.

Key Points: 
  • 2020 represents the first year in wallstreet:online's history that the company is publishing consolidated financial statements in addition to single-entity accounts.
  • wallstreet:online capital AG is consolidated at equity in fiscal 2020 and has contributed around EUR -0.1 million to consolidated pre-tax earnings.
  • Stefan Zmojda, CEO of wallstreet:online AG, comments: "Our 2020 financial results evidence our robust and profitable growth during the past year.
  • Stefan Zmojda, CEO of wallstreet:online AG: "Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing lockdown, we look back on a very successful fiscal 2020.

DGAP-News: Media and Games Invest publishes its reviewed Year End Report 2020 and reports another record quarter supported by a balanced games and media mix

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:05am

And we are keeping the pace: We ended 2020 with yet another record quarter Reve-nue- and EBITDA-wise.

Key Points: 
  • And we are keeping the pace: We ended 2020 with yet another record quarter Reve-nue- and EBITDA-wise.
  • We are furthermore continuing our strategy to grow our revenues by established games with an attractive risk-return-profile and an increasing cost-efficiency.
  • Selectively launching games of third party developers is further focus as well as acquiring further strong games with sustainable revenues via M&A.
  • Remco Westermann, CEO of Media and Games Invest, and Paul Echt, CFO, will present the report for the fourth quarter of 2020 and for the full year 2020 on Friday, February 26 at 11.30.

DGAP-News: The Social Chain AG: New Marketing Services for Direct-to-Consumer Brands: Social Chain AG forms Social Commerce Alliance GmbH

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:04am

The Social Chain AG: New Marketing Services for Direct-to-Consumer Brands: Social Chain AG forms Social Commerce Alliance GmbH

Key Points: 
  • The Social Chain AG: New Marketing Services for Direct-to-Consumer Brands: Social Chain AG forms Social Commerce Alliance GmbH
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • New Marketing Services for the new world of commerce: Social Chain AG (WKN: A1YC99) forms Social Commerce Alliance GmbH.
  • Christian Rsken, founding CEO of Social Commerce Alliance GmbH: "Social Chain AG is setting international standards in the field of Social Commerce.
  • Social Commerce as a service: Social Chain AG's International Competence Center
    In addition to its own experts and influencers, Social Commerce Alliance has access to the following
    Competence Centers at Social Chain AG:
    The nucleus of today's Social Chain.

Media and Games Invest publishes its reviewed Year End Report 2020 and reports another record quarter supported by a balanced games and media mix

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:04am

And we are keeping the pace: We ended 2020 with yet another record quarter Reve-nue- and EBITDA-wise.

Key Points: 
  • And we are keeping the pace: We ended 2020 with yet another record quarter Reve-nue- and EBITDA-wise.
  • We are furthermore continuing our strategy to grow our revenues by established games with an attractive risk-return-profile and an increasing cost-efficiency.
  • Selectively launching games of third party developers is further focus as well as acquiring further strong games with sustainable revenues via M&A.
  • Remco Westermann, CEO of Media and Games Invest, and Paul Echt, CFO, will present the report for the fourth quarter of 2020 and for the full year 2020 on Friday, February 26 at 11.30.

DGAP-News: Tele Columbus AG: Optical fibre connects Tele Columbus networks in Saxony

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:04am

Tele Columbus AG has put into operation another optical fibre ring that provides coverage to many key network locations in the German state of Saxony over a distance of 400 kilometres.

Key Points: 
  • Tele Columbus AG has put into operation another optical fibre ring that provides coverage to many key network locations in the German state of Saxony over a distance of 400 kilometres.
  • The new optical fibre ring connects key strategic network locations in Saxony.
  • In Saxony, the Tele Columbus Group operates a large number of modern cable networks, some of which already offer fibre-to-the-building (FTTB) connections.
  • For the optical fibre ring in Saxony, Tele Columbus is relying largely on leased dark fibre.

EQS-News: Nordea Bank Abp: Flagging notification

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:04am

Nordea Bank Abp: Flagging notification in accordance with Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act

Key Points: 
  • Nordea Bank Abp: Flagging notification in accordance with Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act
    Nordea Bank Abp has on 24 February 2021 received a notification under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which BlackRock, Inc.'s indirect shareholding of Nordea Bank Abp's shares and voting rights crossed the threshold of 5 per cent on 23 February 2021.
  • According to the notification, the total number of Nordea Bank Abp's shares and voting rights held directly or through financial instruments by BlackRock, Inc. and its funds was 5.06 per cent on 23 February 2021.
  • The total number of shares and voting rights in Nordea Bank Abp is 4,049,951,919.

Halfords Group PLC: Director Declaration

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:01am

Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.

Key Points: 
  • Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.14, Halfords Group plc announces that Jill Caseberry, a Non-Executive Director of Halfords Group plc, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Bakkavor Group plc with effect from 1 March 2021.

EQS-News: Nordea Bank Abp: Notice to the Annual General Meeting

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:01am

The Shareholders' Nomination Board proposes to the Annual General Meeting, for a period until the end of the next Annual General Meeting, that the number of members of the Board of Directors to be elected by the Annual General Meeting is set at 10.

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  • The Shareholders' Nomination Board proposes to the Annual General Meeting, for a period until the end of the next Annual General Meeting, that the number of members of the Board of Directors to be elected by the Annual General Meeting is set at 10.
  • The Board of Directors proposes, on the recommendation of the Board Audit Committee, to the Annual General Meeting that authorised public accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy be re-elected as the Company's auditor until the end of the following Annual General Meeting.
  • The authorisation shall remain in force and effect until the earlier of (i) the end of the next Annual General Meeting of the Company or (ii) 18 months from the resolution of the Annual General Meeting of the Company.
  • A shareholder can exercise his/her shareholder's rights at the Annual General Meeting by voting in advance on certain items on the agenda of the Annual General Meeting.

DGAP-News: DEBx Medical Receives CE Mark Clearance and ISO 13485 Certification for Debrichem(R), a Novel Desiccant Gel for Chemical Debridement to Initiate Healing in Infected, Chronic Wounds

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:01am

DEBx Medical Receives CE Mark Clearance and ISO 13485 Certification for Debrichem(R), a Novel Desiccant Gel for Chemical Debridement to Initiate Healing in Infected, Chronic Wounds

Key Points: 
  • DEBx Medical Receives CE Mark Clearance and ISO 13485 Certification for Debrichem(R), a Novel Desiccant Gel for Chemical Debridement to Initiate Healing in Infected, Chronic Wounds
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Debrichem can now carry the CE mark for a medical device class IIb and has also been awarded ISO 13485:2016 certification.
  • Debrichem is a topical desiccant gel for chemical wound debridement used for the treatment of chronic infected and/or necrotic wounds.
  • Debrichem offers a disruptive approach to debridement that has been demonstrated to enable healing of chronic wounds in more than 90 % of cases.

DGAP-News: UniDevice AG: Information about the influence of the strong Euro - increase in gross margin

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:01am

UniDevice AG publishes information on the influence of the strong Euro:

Key Points: 
  • UniDevice AG publishes information on the influence of the strong Euro:
    Schoenefeld, 02/25/2021 - UniDevice AG (ISIN: DE000A11QLU3) announces that it
    benefited from the strong Euro in the period January-February 2021.
  • USD purchases in the Middle East benefit gross margin.
  • Sales only take place in the strong Euro.
  • UniDevice AG (DE000A11QLU3) is an international B2B broker for communication and entertainment electronics with a focus on high-priced smartphones from leading manufacturers such as Apple and Samsung.

DGAP-News: MPC Capital publishes Annual Report 2020 and positions itself for further growth through sustainable investments

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:02am

- Revenue increases to EUR 50.5 million, slight improvement in EBT to EUR 1.3 million

Key Points: 
  • - Revenue increases to EUR 50.5 million, slight improvement in EBT to EUR 1.3 million
    Hamburg, 25 February 2021 - The Hamburg based asset and investment manager MPC Capital AG (Deutsche Brse, Scale, ISIN DE000A1TNWJ4) today publishes its Annual Report 2020.
  • MPC Capital generated revenue of EUR 37.1 million from recurring management services in the 2020 financial year (2019: EUR 39.2 million).
  • The overall volume of transactions managed by MPC Capital in 2020 came to EUR 1.1 billion.
  • The organisational structure and strategic direction of the MPC Capital Group were further optimised in 2020 in response to the demands of a dynamic market environment and to equip MPC Capital optimally for future growth in the area of sustainable investments.

DGAP-News: 2G Energy AG increases net sales to around EUR 247 million in FY 2020 and reports buoyant start to 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:02am

According to preliminary figures, total operating revenue amounted to around EUR 250 million (previous year: EUR 226.1 million).

Key Points: 
  • According to preliminary figures, total operating revenue amounted to around EUR 250 million (previous year: EUR 226.1 million).
  • A key impetus for the further growth in net sales derived particularly from brisk international business and from service.
  • According to the preliminary results, international business rose in absolute terms to around EUR 94 million (previous year: EUR 82.9 million), while service business increased to around EUR 93 million (previous year: EUR 89.4 million).
  • The company is active in more than 50 countries and generated net sales of EUR 236 million in the 2019 financial year.

DGAP-News: PANTAFLIX Studios successfully completes filming of the second season of the hit series DAS INTERNAT - 24 new episodes to be shown on Joyn from 19 April onwards

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:02am

PANTAFLIX AG (WKN: A12UPJ, ISIN: DE000A12UPJ7) provides great joy among fans of the hit series DAS INTERNAT.

Key Points: 
  • PANTAFLIX AG (WKN: A12UPJ, ISIN: DE000A12UPJ7) provides great joy among fans of the hit series DAS INTERNAT.
  • PANTAFLIX Studios today successfully completed the filming of the second season of the Joyn Original, observing the highest health and hygiene standards.
  • Despite the difficult conditions caused by the coronavirus, the team produced a total of 24 episodes in six weeks, twice as many episodes as in the first season.
  • From 19 April 2021, the streaming provider Joyn will show three new episodes of the 24-part season every week.

DGAP-News: Krones AG: Krones publishes preliminary figures for 2020

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:02am

- Krones' consolidated revenue fell in 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic by 16.1% to 3.32 billion.

Key Points: 
  • - Krones' consolidated revenue fell in 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic by 16.1% to 3.32 billion.
  • - Krones generated free cash flow of 221.3 million in 2020 (previous year: -94.4 million).
  • Krones, the leading manufacturer of filling and packaging technology, slightly exceeded its most recently outlook according to the preliminary figures for 2020.
  • At the end of 2020, Krones had an order backlog of 1.21 billion (previous year: 1.39 billion).

Hardman & Co Research: Diurnal Group (DNL): Attention turning to Chronocort(R)

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:02am

About Hardman & Co: For the past 25 years Hardman has been producing specialist research designed to improve investors' understanding of companies, sectors, industries and investment securities.

Key Points: 
  • About Hardman & Co: For the past 25 years Hardman has been producing specialist research designed to improve investors' understanding of companies, sectors, industries and investment securities.
  • Our analysts are highly experienced in their sectors, and have often been highly rated by professional investors for their knowledge.
  • Our focus is to raise companies' profiles across the UK and abroad with outstanding research, investor engagement programmes and advisory services.
  • Hardman Research Ltd, trading as Hardman & Co, is an appointed representative of Capital Markets Strategy Ltd and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority; our FCA registration number is 600843.

VTB Group announces IFRS results for the full year and the fourth quarter of 2020

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:02am

Net interest margin was 3.8% for both FY 2020 and 4Q 2020, up from 3.4% and 3.5% for FY 2019 and 4Q 2019, respectively.

Key Points: 
  • Net interest margin was 3.8% for both FY 2020 and 4Q 2020, up from 3.4% and 3.5% for FY 2019 and 4Q 2019, respectively.
  • The Group continues to take measures to reduce costs and improve operational efficiency in line with its strategy and long-term development priorities.
  • VTB Capital Investments' assets under management increased in FY 2020 and 4Q 2020 by 74% and 16%, respectively, to RUB 3.4 trillion.
  • VTB transferred processing for all pre-approved loans and digital credit cards through VTB Online to a new retail credit conveyor (RCC 2.0).

Board Changes

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 7:01am

LONDON, 25 February 2021:Arix Bioscience plc ("Arix" or the "Company") (LSE: ARIX), a global venture capital company focused on investing in and building breakthrough biotech companies, today announces that James Noble and Axel Wieandt will each be joining the Board as Non-Executive Directors, effective 1 April 2021.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, 25 February 2021:Arix Bioscience plc ("Arix" or the "Company") (LSE: ARIX), a global venture capital company focused on investing in and building breakthrough biotech companies, today announces that James Noble and Axel Wieandt will each be joining the Board as Non-Executive Directors, effective 1 April 2021.
  • The company also announces that Mark Breuer, Non-Executive Director, will step down from the Board on 1 April 2021, after serving on the Board for two years.
  • Naseem Amin, MD, Executive Chairman of Arix, commented: "We are delighted to announce that James and Axel are joining the Arix Board.
  • "On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Mark Breuer for the commitment and invaluable support he has shown to the Company over the last two years."

DGAP-News: TAKKT AG: TAKKT free cash flow hits record high in 2020 - Management Board proposes dividend payment of EUR 1.10 in total

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 7:01am

Despite the difficult environment, TAKKT generated its highest free cash flow in the history of the company in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Despite the difficult environment, TAKKT generated its highest free cash flow in the history of the company in 2020.
  • The free TAKKT cash flow benefited from the substantial release of cash from net working capital and the cash inflow from the sale of real estate.
  • TAKKT exhibits strong financial stability due to its high cash flow and an equity ratio of over 60 percent.
  • As the Management Board, we will therefore propose to the Supervisory Board a dividend payment of EUR 1.10 per share in total," said CFO Claude Tomaszewski.