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DGAP-News: African Energy Chamber: Associate Minister of Natural Gas and Electricity of Alberta, Canada, Hon. Dale Nally Confirms Participation at African Energy Week 2021

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 11:01am

Dale Nally Confirms Participation at African Energy Week 2021

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  • Dale Nally Confirms Participation at African Energy Week 2021
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Dale Nally will further African Energy Week's agenda regarding the role of natural gas in the global energy transition.
  • Dale Nally, Associate Minister of Natural Gas and Electricity, Alberta, Canada, as a speaker at the four-day interactive conference and networking event on the 9th-12th of November 2021.
  • Having served as the Associate Minister of Natural Gas and Electricity in Alberta since 2019, Hon.

DGAP-News: Lloyds Banking Group PLC: 2021 Half-Year Results

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 11:01am

"During the first six months of 2021, the Group has delivered a solid financial performance with continued business momentum, bolstered by an improved macroeconomic outlook for the UK.

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  • "During the first six months of 2021, the Group has delivered a solid financial performance with continued business momentum, bolstered by an improved macroeconomic outlook for the UK.
  • In this context, the Group remains committed to Helping Britain Recover from the pandemic and delivering for all stakeholders."
  • Embark enhances our capabilities to address the attractive mass market and self-directed Wealth segment, completing the Group's Wealth proposition.
  • For further information, please contact rns@lseg.com or visit www.rns.com
    29.07.2021 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.

NORNICKEL REPORTS IFRS FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 1H 2021 AND HOSTS CONFERENCE CALL ON AUGUST 5

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 11:01am

Financial statements and presentation will be available on the Company's website two hours before the conference call and webcast started.

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  • Financial statements and presentation will be available on the Company's website two hours before the conference call and webcast started.
  • MMC Norilsk Nickel is a diversified mining and metallurgical company, the world's largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel and a major producer of platinum and copper.
  • The company also produces cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium, sulphur and other products.
  • The production units of Norilsk Nickel Group are located at the Norilsk Industrial District, on the Kola Peninsula and Zabaykalsky Krai in Russia as well as in Finland.

DGAP-News: LPKF receives order from the solar industry

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 11:01am

Garbsen, July 29, 2021 - The technology company LPKF Laser & Electronics AG has again received an order from a leading global company to equip a production facility for solar modules.

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  • Garbsen, July 29, 2021 - The technology company LPKF Laser & Electronics AG has again received an order from a leading global company to equip a production facility for solar modules.
  • The order has an expected total volume of just under EUR 10 million and is expected to generate revenue in 2022.
  • LPKF has been a leading supplier of highly specialized laser systems for structuring thin-film solar modules for 14 years.
  • LPKF laser systems are vital in the manufacture of printed circuit boards, microchips, automotive parts, solar panels and many other components.

DGAP-News: Schaltbau Holding AG: Pintsch acquires WOLBER Antriebstechnik

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 10:01am

Munich / Dinslaken, 29 July 2021 - Pintsch GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Schaltbau Holding AG [ISIN DE000A2NBTL2], has signed a share purchase agreement with the point machine specialist WOLBER Antriebstechnik GmbH, based in Velbert, Germany.

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  • Munich / Dinslaken, 29 July 2021 - Pintsch GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Schaltbau Holding AG [ISIN DE000A2NBTL2], has signed a share purchase agreement with the point machine specialist WOLBER Antriebstechnik GmbH, based in Velbert, Germany.
  • In 2020, WOLBER generated revenue in the low single-digit million range and has expert knowledge in the field of innovative point machine technology.
  • "Strengthening our core Rail business is a key element of our Strategy 2023," said Dr Jrgen Brandes, CEO of Schaltbau Holding AG.
  • Schaltbau Holding AG (ISIN: DE000A2NBTL2) is listed in the Prime Standard segment of the regulated market of Deutsche Brse AG in Frankfurt am Main.

EQS-News: Patrimonium Private Equity Fund invests in Octo Actuators

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 10:01am

Zrich, July 29, 2021 - Patrimonium Private Equity invests in Octo Actuators, a fast growing leader in the sector of integrated drive systems for the bed and furniture industry.

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  • Zrich, July 29, 2021 - Patrimonium Private Equity invests in Octo Actuators, a fast growing leader in the sector of integrated drive systems for the bed and furniture industry.
  • Patrimonium Private Equity is taking a stake in the group's Swiss holding company and will support future growth through capital increases.
  • www.octo-actuators.de
    Patrimonium Private Equity Advisors AG ("Patrimonium Private Equity") advises the Patrimonium Private Equity Fund SCSp and is a part of Patrimonium Asset Management AG (Patrimonium).
  • Patrimonium is a Swiss private markets investment manager operating across the real estate, private debt, private equity and infrastructure asset classes.

DGAP-News: SYNLAB: SYNLAB and AXA Partners enter a partnership to enhance safe travel this summer

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 10:01am

SYNLAB and AXA Partners leverage SYNLAB's broad international laboratory network and medical expertise to provide safe and easy COVID-19 testing, ensuring delivery of PCR test results within 24 to 48 hours

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  • SYNLAB and AXA Partners leverage SYNLAB's broad international laboratory network and medical expertise to provide safe and easy COVID-19 testing, ensuring delivery of PCR test results within 24 to 48 hours
    SYNLAB, Europe's leading medical diagnostic services provider, and AXA Partners enter a partnership to facilitate safe and easy travelling for customers and employees.
  • AXA Partners is part of the AXA Group, a global leader in insurance and asset management, with more than 9,000 employees serving customers worldwide.
  • AXA Partners' customers and employees can find SYNLAB laboratories and sample collection points through AXA Partners' vetted medical network, whereby SYNLAB - as the preferred partner in testing for COVID-19 - is ranked first on search results.
  • Julia d'Astorg, Chief International Medical Services Officer, AXA Partners: "We at AXA Partners continually strive to provide a best-in-class health services to our customers.

Darwinex: UK-based FinTech Darwinex Secures €3 Million In Growth Funding

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:01am

The Fintech, broker and asset management company Darwinex has raised 3 million to pursue its ambitious growth aspirations.

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  • The Fintech, broker and asset management company Darwinex has raised 3 million to pursue its ambitious growth aspirations.
  • Pinorena Capital, a fintech-focused investment company led by entrepreneur Illimar Mattus, has contributed with this first investment to supporting Darwinex expansion journey.
  • Darwinex is regulated by the FCA in the UK (Tradeslide Trading TechLimited - FRN 586466) and its latest financial figures show revenue for the financial year 2020 jumping by 72%, exceeding 4.69 million.
  • Darwinex unique front-to-back Fintech solution enables successful traders and small to medium-sized hedge funds to easily convert its trading strategies into investable assets.

DGAP-News: Darwinex: UK-based FinTech Darwinex Secures €3 Million In Growth Funding

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:01am

The Fintech, broker and asset management company Darwinex has raised 3 million to pursue its ambitious growth aspirations.

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  • The Fintech, broker and asset management company Darwinex has raised 3 million to pursue its ambitious growth aspirations.
  • Leading investors in the round were Stefan Jaecklin and Pinorena Capital who were joined by Darwinex co-founders and a number of key employees in the company.
  • Pinorena Capital, a fintech-focused investment company led by entrepreneur Illimar Mattus, has contributed with this first investment to supporting Darwinex expansion journey.
  • Darwinex unique front-to-back Fintech solution enables successful traders and small to medium-sized hedge funds to easily convert its trading strategies into investable assets.

DGAP-News: EcoGraf Limited: ​​​​​​​Funding for Expansion of Battery Anode Material Facility

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:01am

EcoGraf Limited ("EcoGraf" or the "Company") (ASX: EGR; FSE: FMK; OTCQX: ECGFF) is pleased to provide an update on funding arrangements for the development and expansion of its Battery Anode Material Facility in Western Australia.

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  • EcoGraf Limited ("EcoGraf" or the "Company") (ASX: EGR; FSE: FMK; OTCQX: ECGFF) is pleased to provide an update on funding arrangements for the development and expansion of its Battery Anode Material Facility in Western Australia.
  • The new state-of-the-art facility will produce high purity battery anode material using the Company's proprietary EcoGraf(TM) HFfree purification process for export to battery markets in Asia, Europe and North America.
  • The initial construction timeframe for the 5,000tpa commercial scale facility is 11 months, followed by commissioning and final product qualification.
  • This is an important milestone in the Company's development plans for the new EcoGraf(TM) Battery Anode Material Facility, which will be the first of its type globally, providing battery and electric vehicle manufacturers with sustainably produced, high performance battery anode material for lithium-ion batteries and EcoGraf is pleased to be actively supporting Australia's Critical Minerals Strategy for the transition to clean energy.

DGAP-News: Topas Therapeutics Extends Series B, Raising Total of €40 Million (~$ 48 Million) in this Round

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:01am

Topas Therapeutics Extends Series B, Raising Total of 40 Million(~$ 48 Million) in this Round

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  • Topas Therapeutics Extends Series B, Raising Total of 40 Million(~$ 48 Million) in this Round
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • The funding will be used to obtain clinical proof of concept in two programs and to accelerate the Company's proprietary pipeline based on the Topas Particle Conjugates technology platform.
  • Topas will also be advancing several of its pre-clinical-stage programs, including one for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and one for Type I diabetes.
  • Topas' investors are: BioMedPartners, Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund, EMBL Ventures, Epidarex Capital, Evotec, Gimv and Vesalius Biocapital III.

DGAP-News: PREOS with annual surplus for 2020 of around EUR 83 million in the individual financial statements of the AG according to HGB accounting/ Significant contributor is disclosure of hidden reserves

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:00am

Frankfurt, 29 July 2021 - Frankfurt am Main, 29 July 2021 - PREOS Global Office Real Estate & Technology AG ("PREOS", ISIN DE000A2LQ850) has achieved an annual surplus of approx.

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  • Frankfurt, 29 July 2021 - Frankfurt am Main, 29 July 2021 - PREOS Global Office Real Estate & Technology AG ("PREOS", ISIN DE000A2LQ850) has achieved an annual surplus of approx.
  • EUR 83 million for the financial year 2020 according to final and audited annual figures in the individual financial statements of the AG prepared in accordance with the German Commercial Code (HGB).
  • A significant effect on this result is the disclosure of hidden reserves, which ensued in the context of a capital increase against contribution in kind carried out at GORE.
  • PREOS Real Estate & Technology AG ("PREOS") is an active real estate investor focused on office properties.

Holding(s) in company

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:00am

The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

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  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii: Hibernia REIT plc
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  • Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi: 27/07/2021
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  • Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: Crossed below 4%
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EQS-News: Darwinex: UK-based FinTech Darwinex Secures €3 Million In Growth Funding

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:00am

The Fintech, broker and asset management company Darwinex has raised 3 million to pursue its ambitious growth aspirations.

Key Points: 
  • The Fintech, broker and asset management company Darwinex has raised 3 million to pursue its ambitious growth aspirations.
  • Pinorena Capital, a fintech-focused investment company led by entrepreneur Illimar Mattus, has contributed with this first investment to supporting Darwinex expansion journey.
  • Darwinex is regulated by the FCA in the UK (Tradeslide Trading TechLimited - FRN 586466) and its latest financial figures show revenue for the financial year 2020 jumping by 72%, exceeding 4.69 million.
  • Darwinex unique front-to-back Fintech solution enables successful traders and small to medium-sized hedge funds to easily convert its trading strategies into investable assets.

O'KEY GROUP REPORTS 6.1% REVENUE GROWTH IN Q2 2021

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 8:00am

discounters' net retail revenue expanded by 21.4% YoY to RUB 8,396 mln, driven by a 6.8% LFL net retail revenue growth and a 19.5% YoY selling space increase.

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  • discounters' net retail revenue expanded by 21.4% YoY to RUB 8,396 mln, driven by a 6.8% LFL net retail revenue growth and a 19.5% YoY selling space increase.
  • Armin Burger, Chief Executive Officer at O'KEY Group, commented:
    "We are very pleased with a 6.1% revenue growth the Group delivered thanks to both hypermarkets' and discounters' strong performance in Q2 2021.
  • discounters showed an impressive increase of 21.4% in net retail revenue, with a like-for-like growth of 6.8% in Q2 2021.
  • "O'KEY hypermarkets demonstrated a 3.1% YoY revenue growth in Q2 2021, a solid result, especially given the high comparables from Q2 2020.

DGAP-News: PUMA SE: PUMA reports strong Growth in the second Quarter due to continued Brand Momentum and operational Flexibility

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 8:00am

Also, Apparel (+85.5% ca) and Accessories (+72.2% ca) showed strong growth in the second quarter of 2021.

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  • Also, Apparel (+85.5% ca) and Accessories (+72.2% ca) showed strong growth in the second quarter of 2021.
  • After stores gradually reopened in the second quarter, demand shifted partially from the e-commerce channel to retail stores, while the overall underlying demand for the PUMA brand was strong.
  • The gross profit margin in the second quarter improved by 360 basis points to 47.5% (Q2 2020: 43.9% / Q2 2019: 49.3%).
  • This resulted in an improved EBIT margin of 6.9% in the second quarter of 2021 (Q2 2020: -13.8% / Q2 2019: 6.5%).

Genel Energy PLC: Update on Tawke PSC

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 8:00am

The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

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  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Genel Energy plc ('Genel') notes that DNO ASA, as operator of the Tawke PSC (Genel 25% working interest), has today issued an update on licence activity.
  • DNO's gross production guidance for the Tawke licence for 2021 remains 110,000 bopd.
  • Q2 2021 Tawke licence gross operated production averaged 110,300 bopd, of which the Peshkabir field contributed 63,000 bopd (61,400 in Q1 2021) and Tawke field 47,300 bopd (50,600 in Q1 2021).

Coinsilium Group Limited: Nifty Labs NFT Marketplace Update

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 8:00am

London, UK, 29 July 2021 - Coinsilium Group Limited (AQSE:COIN) (OTCQB:CINGF) the blockchain and Open Finance company, is pleased to provide a progress update regarding the build and development of the 'NFT on Bitcoin' marketplace which is being developed by its wholly-owned Gibraltar subsidiary, Nifty Labs Limited ('Nifty Labs'), in partnership with Indorse Pte.

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  • London, UK, 29 July 2021 - Coinsilium Group Limited (AQSE:COIN) (OTCQB:CINGF) the blockchain and Open Finance company, is pleased to provide a progress update regarding the build and development of the 'NFT on Bitcoin' marketplace which is being developed by its wholly-owned Gibraltar subsidiary, Nifty Labs Limited ('Nifty Labs'), in partnership with Indorse Pte.
  • User Interface for the NFT minter module is now complete, with development work on the interface for the marketplace well underway.
  • Completion of the 'NFT on Bitcoin' marketplace keeps the business at the forefront of digital innovation and development.
  • Nifty Labs is additionally coordinating with the RSK team to create 'webhooks' that will allow newly minted NFTs on the RSK blockchain to be visible and tradable on the Nifty Labs trading platform and marketplace.

DGAP-News: VERBUND AG: Results for quarters 1-2/2021: positive income trend due to higher sales prices and first-time consolidation of Gas Connect Austria GmbH

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 8:00am

The Group's long-term positioning across all segments fits seamlessly with the energy sector's increasingly ambitious decarbonisation goals within the EU and in Austria.

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  • The Group's long-term positioning across all segments fits seamlessly with the energy sector's increasingly ambitious decarbonisation goals within the EU and in Austria.
  • These positive developments in the energy market environment will greatly benefit VERBUND's business model.
  • VERBUND is ideally positioned in this environment as a hydropower producer with an increasing share of new renewables.
  • The first-time consolidation of Gas Connect Austria GmbH also resulted in a positive contribution to earnings.

Halfords Group PLC: Annual Financial Report

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 8:00am

This information is not a substitute for reading the full Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 2 April 2021.

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  • This information is not a substitute for reading the full Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 2 April 2021.
  • Further details of other principal risks and uncertainties relating to the Halfords Group are set out on pages 66 to 72 of the 2021 Annual Report and Accounts.
  • credit risk, foreign currency) are detailed in note 22 to the Financial Statements on pages 181 to 185 of the 2021 Annual Report and Accounts.
  • The Directors are responsible for ensuring the Annual Report and the financial statements are made available on a website.

DGAP-News: LPKF expecting significant revenue growth in second half of the year after a weak first six months

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 8:00am

Garbsen, 29 July 2021 - The LPKF Group generated consolidated revenue of EUR36.4million in the first half of the year, 27% less than in the previous year.

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  • Garbsen, 29 July 2021 - The LPKF Group generated consolidated revenue of EUR36.4million in the first half of the year, 27% less than in the previous year.
  • At the beginning of the year, the company had already announced a weak first half-year and a significantly stronger second half-year.
  • In fact, the order situation improved considerably in the second quarter, thus providing the basis for the planned higher revenue in the second half of the year.
  • For 2021, LPKF anticipates revenue growth of between 15% and 25% to consolidated revenue of EUR110million to EUR120million.

DGAP-News: ADM Energy PLC: Directorate Changes

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 8:00am

ADM Energy PLC (AIM: ADME; BER and FSE: P4JC), a natural resources investing company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Oliver Andrews to the Board as Non-executive Chairman with effect from 2 August 2021.

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  • ADM Energy PLC (AIM: ADME; BER and FSE: P4JC), a natural resources investing company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Oliver Andrews to the Board as Non-executive Chairman with effect from 2 August 2021.
  • Osamede Okhomina, CEO of ADM Energy, said: "I am delighted to welcome Oliver as the new Chairman of ADM Energy.
  • For agile, well-connected companies like ADM, it is possible to acquire reserves and develop sustainable projects at low cost with attractive risk-reward profiles.
  • I am excited to assist with my experience and network across Africa as we focus on building ADM for the benefit of all our shareholders."

DGAP-News: Baader Bank's semi-annual results increase once again

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 7:00am

The Group's total earnings increased by 21% to a total of EUR 135.6 million (first half of 2020: EUR 112.0 million).

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  • The Group's total earnings increased by 21% to a total of EUR 135.6 million (first half of 2020: EUR 112.0 million).
  • The earnings contributions of the three subsidiaries of the Baader Bank Group, the Swiss Baader Helvea Group, Baader & Heins Capital Management AG and the Selan Group, were highly consistent compared to the previous half year and, overall, contributed positively to the semi-annual results.
  • Trading income rose by a further 36%, bringing it to EUR 115.1 million (first half of 2020: EUR 84.7 million).
  • Baader Bank 2.0 is therefore in pole position for the new stock exchange culture, and not just in Germany.

DGAP-News: Nemetschek SE continues its highly profitable growth course in Q2 and increases its forecast for the fiscal year 2021

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 7:00am

We were consequently able to continue with our strong and highly profitable growth in the second quarter.

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  • We were consequently able to continue with our strong and highly profitable growth in the second quarter.
  • - In Q2, Group revenue rose by 17.2% (currency-adjusted: 21.5%) to EUR 165.9 million (Q2 2020: EUR 141.6 million).
  • As a result of the high growth and increased efficiency, the EBITDA margin expanded considerably to 34.0% (Q2 2020: 28.8%).
  • The currency-adjusted revenue growth is now expected to be in a range between 12% and 14% (previously: at least high single-digit percentage growth).

DGAP-News: TAKKT AG: TAKKT achieves strong organic growth in the second quarter

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 7:00am

With an increase in sales of 24.6 percent, TAKKT achieved the strongest organic growth in the company's history in the second quarter.

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  • With an increase in sales of 24.6 percent, TAKKT achieved the strongest organic growth in the company's history in the second quarter.
  • Organically, sales for the second quarter is around two percent below the pre-crisis levels of 2019.
  • Looking to the second half of the year, TAKKT expects further strong organic growth.
  • Since the comparison basis is increasing significantly, future growth rates will be lower than in the second quarter.