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Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Dialog Semiconductor plc

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 2:10am

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Dialog Semiconductor plc

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  • Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Dialog Semiconductor plc
    Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • (a) Full name of discloser:
    (b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
    The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient.
  • For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

Media and Games Invest SE publishes bond prospectus and applies for listing of Subsequent Bonds on Nasdaq Stockholm

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 2:10am

Media and Games Invest SE is a digital integrated games and media company with main operational presence in Europe and North America.

Key Points: 
  • Media and Games Invest SE is a digital integrated games and media company with main operational presence in Europe and North America.
  • The company combines organic growth with value-generating synergetic acquisitions, demonstrating continuous strong, profitable growth with a revenue CAGR of 76% since 2018.
  • Next to strong organic growth, the MGI Group has successfully acquired more than 30 companies and assets in the past 6 years.
  • The Company's shares are listed on Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market in Stockholm and in the Scale segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Avast plc

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 2:10am

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Avast plc

Key Points: 
  • Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Avast plc
    Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • (a) Full name of discloser:
    (b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
    The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient.
  • For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: NortonLifeLock Inc.

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 2:10am

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: NortonLifeLock Inc.

Key Points: 
  • Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: NortonLifeLock Inc.
  • Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • (a) Full name of discloser:
    (b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
    The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient.

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Aggreko plc

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 2:10am

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Aggreko plc

Key Points: 
  • Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Aggreko plc
    Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • (a) Full name of discloser:
    (b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
    The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient.
  • For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Vectura Group plc

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 2:10am

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Vectura Group plc

Key Points: 
  • Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Vectura Group plc
    Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • (a) Full name of discloser:
    (b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
    The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient.
  • For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Sanne Group plc

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 2:10am

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Sanne Group plc

Key Points: 
  • Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Sanne Group plc
    Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • (a) Full name of discloser:
    (b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):
    The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient.
  • For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: UDG Healthcare plc

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - 2:10am

Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced.

Key Points: 
  • Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced.
  • If none, this should be stated.
  • Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached?
  • (Note 9) NO

Rights and Issues Investment Trust PLC: Net Asset Value(s)

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 12:01pm

Rights and Issues Investment Trust PLC: Net Asset Value(s)

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Rights and Issues Investment Trust PLC: Net Asset Value(s)
Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
The Net Asset Value (NAV) at 22/07/2021 was:
Number of shares in issue:

DGAP-News: Linde Recognized as a Leader in 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2021

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 12:01pm

Guildford, UK, July 23, 2021 - Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) today announced it has been named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2021, which identifies the top companies for environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.

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  • Guildford, UK, July 23, 2021 - Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) today announced it has been named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2021, which identifies the top companies for environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.
  • The 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2021 was compiled based on thorough analysis of the public disclosures, policies and performance of the 1,000 largest, publicly traded U.S. companies.
  • In the Environment category, Linde ranked second overall and was highest ranked amongst the members of the Materials sector.
  • "We are honored to be recognized as a leader in ESG," said Tamara Brown, Senior Director Sustainability, Linde."

DGAP-News: ZEAL Network SE: ZEAL strengthens Management Board with appointments of CTO Paul Dingwitz and COO Sönke Martens

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 11:00am

(Hamburg, 23 July 2021) The Supervisory Board of ZEAL Network SE ( lotto24.de , tipp24.de ), Germany's leading online provider of lottery products, has appointed both Paul Dingwitz as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Snke Martens as Chief Operations Officer (COO) to the ZEAL Management Board.

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  • (Hamburg, 23 July 2021) The Supervisory Board of ZEAL Network SE ( lotto24.de , tipp24.de ), Germany's leading online provider of lottery products, has appointed both Paul Dingwitz as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Snke Martens as Chief Operations Officer (COO) to the ZEAL Management Board.
  • In these functions, they complete the existing Management Board with Dr Helmut Becker (Chief Executive Officer, CEO) and Jonas Mattsson (Chief Financial Officer, CFO).
  • As COO at ZEAL, he is responsible for product management, marketing as well as brand management and brand strategy.
  • It moved its registered office to London and was renamed as ZEAL Network SE in November 2014.

DGAP-News: Mynaric Signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to Accelerate Entrance to Indian Aerospace Market

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 11:00am

MUNICH, (July 26, 2021) - Mynaric today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with JR Aerospace to accelerate its entry into the Indian aerospace market.

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  • MUNICH, (July 26, 2021) - Mynaric today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with JR Aerospace to accelerate its entry into the Indian aerospace market.
  • JR Aerospace is a newly established Indian investment and technology company with an existing network in the Indian aerospace sector and with relevant organizations.
  • The MoU sets out the principal terms and conditions upon which Mynaric and JR Aerospace will enter into detailed legally binding agreements intended to be signed subsequent to the MoU.
  • The partnership will also shine light on the technological, programmatic and regulatory requirements for the sale of laser communication products in the Indian aerospace market.

EQS-News: Partners Group to acquire AUD 620 million Travelodge hotel portfolio in Australia

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 10:00am

Partners Group, a leading global private markets firm, has, on behalf of its clients, agreed to acquire a portfolio of eleven Travelodge hotels in Australia with a Gross Asset Value of AUD 620 million, from Mirvac and NRMA.

Key Points: 
  • Partners Group, a leading global private markets firm, has, on behalf of its clients, agreed to acquire a portfolio of eleven Travelodge hotels in Australia with a Gross Asset Value of AUD 620 million, from Mirvac and NRMA.
  • Partners Group will acquire the portfolio in partnership with Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC and Australian hospitality operator Salter Brothers.
  • The portfolio is also set to benefit from a nationwide campaign launched this year that aims to increase domestic tourism.
  • This portfolio represents an excellent opportunity to acquire well-located assets and gain immediate scale in the sector at a discount to pre-pandemic prices.

DGAP-News: Altius Renewable Royalties Announces Additional US$20 Million Royalty Financing to Apex Clean Energy

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 10:00am

St. John's, Newfoundland - July 21, 2021 - Altius Renewable Royalties Corp. (TSX: ARR, WKN: A2QQFT) ("ARR" or the "Company") is pleased to report that its jointly controlled subsidiary, Great Bay Renewables, LLC ("Great Bay") has closed a follow-on royalty investment of US$20 million with Apex Clean Energy ("Apex") related to Apex's broad portfolio of wind, solar and energy storage development projects located across North America.

Key Points: 
  • St. John's, Newfoundland - July 21, 2021 - Altius Renewable Royalties Corp. (TSX: ARR, WKN: A2QQFT) ("ARR" or the "Company") is pleased to report that its jointly controlled subsidiary, Great Bay Renewables, LLC ("Great Bay") has closed a follow-on royalty investment of US$20 million with Apex Clean Energy ("Apex") related to Apex's broad portfolio of wind, solar and energy storage development projects located across North America.
  • Great Bay provided an initial US$35 million in royalty financing to Apex in March 2020, with agreed mutual options for additional funding.
  • ARR is a recently formed renewable energy company whose business is to provide long-term, royalty level investment capital to renewable power developers, operators, and originators through its joint venture Great Bay Renewables, LLC.
  • The funding of this additional US$20 million will be funded by Apollo pursuant to its earn-in.

DGAP-News: ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA: ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA raises forecast for return on equity for the 2021 financial year

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 10:00am

DGAP-News: ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA

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  • DGAP-News: ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA
    ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA: ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA raises forecast for return on equity for the 2021 financial year
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • The cost-income ratio will thus be at the lower end of the corridor forecasted for 2021 in the 2020 Annual Report.
  • This new expectation is mainly based on the positive development of the portfolio of credit-impaired loans and the portfolio of loans in Stage 2.
  • On 25 March 2021, in the report on expected developments included in ProCredit Holding's consolidated financial statements for the 2020 financial year, the Management Board published a forecast for return on equity of 6.0% to 7.5% for the 2021 financial year.

DGAP-News: Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. : PEPKOR HOLDINGS LIMITED - Voluntary trading update for the nine months ended 30 June 2021

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 10:00am

Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (the "Company" and with its subsidiaries, the "Group").

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  • Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (the "Company" and with its subsidiaries, the "Group").
  • Shareholders of the Company and holders of the cumulative, non-redeemable, non-participating, variable rate preference shares issued by Steinhoff Investment Holdings Limited are referred to the voluntary trading update for the nine months ended 30 June 2021 published today by the Company's subsidiary, Pepkor Holdings Limited.
  • The Company has a primary listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the JSE Limited.
  • 23.07.2021 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.

DGAP-News: AlzChem Group AG wins Responsible Care 2021 competition in Bavaria thanks to new product for more climate protection in agriculture

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 9:00am

Trostberg, July 23, 2021 - AlzChem Group AG, a vertically integrated specialty chemicals supplier with a leading market position in selected niche markets, was named the winner of the Responsible Care 2021 competition in Bavaria for its innovative additive Eminex(R).

Key Points: 
  • Trostberg, July 23, 2021 - AlzChem Group AG, a vertically integrated specialty chemicals supplier with a leading market position in selected niche markets, was named the winner of the Responsible Care 2021 competition in Bavaria for its innovative additive Eminex(R).
  • Andreas Niedermaier, CEO of AlzChem Group AG: "We are delighted to receive this special award.
  • By using Eminex(R), farmers can join us in making an essential contribution to the fight against climate change and to achieving climate targets."
  • The broad product range of AlzChem Group AG includes dietary supplements, precursors for corona tests and pharmaceutical raw materials.

DGAP-News: Krones AG: Krones raises full-year guidance for 2021 and publishes preliminary half-year figures

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 9:00am

Following a successful start to the 2021 financial year, Krones' business continued to develop dynamically through the second quarter of 2021.

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  • Following a successful start to the 2021 financial year, Krones' business continued to develop dynamically through the second quarter of 2021.
  • Based on preliminary figures, order intake in the first six months of 2021 was around 2,045 million, some 40% higher than a year earlier.
  • Despite rising costs, notably of materials and freight, Krones' profitability improved significantly in the period January to June 2021.
  • Based on the preliminary figures for the first half year and the good outlook for the third and fourth quarters of 2021, Krones is raising its full-year guidance for 2021.

EQS-News: ECOPact green concrete marks first anniversary, enabling sustainable construction worldwide

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 9:00am

ECOPact green concrete marks first anniversary, enabling sustainable construction worldwide

Key Points: 
  • ECOPact green concrete marks first anniversary, enabling sustainable construction worldwide
    ECOPact, the industry's broadest range of green concrete, is now available in twenty-four markets, covering all five of Holcim's global regions.
  • ECOPact green concrete is sold at a range of low-carbon levels, starting with a 30% lower carbon footprint compared to standard (CEM I) concrete.
  • Its success has been particularly strong in countries such as India, one of the company's largest markets for ready-mix concrete.
  • Where regulatory conditions allow, ECOPact+ products integrate recycled construction and demolition materials, further closing the resource loop.

SWEF: Dividend declaration

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 8:00am

Confirms 1.375 pence dividend for Q2 as targeted; equating to an 5.8% annualised dividend yield

Key Points: 
  • Confirms 1.375 pence dividend for Q2 as targeted; equating to an 5.8% annualised dividend yield
    This announcement contains price sensitive information.
  • Starwood European Real Estate Finance Limited (the "Company") has declared a quarterly dividend in respect of the second quarter of 2021 of 1.375 pence per Share as targeted, payable on 3 September 2021 to Shareholders on the register at 6 August 2021.
  • The targeted full year dividend is 5.5 pence per share equating to an annualised dividend yield of 5.8% based on the closing share price on 22nd July 2021.
  • The Group's assets are managed by Starwood European Finance Partners Limited, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of the Starwood Capital Group.

DGAP-News: Abivax announces the pricing of its oversubscribed capital increase of EUR 60m and convertible bonds of EUR 25m, totaling eur 85m new financing

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 8:00am

Abivax announces the pricing of its oversubscribed capital increase of EUR 60m and convertible bondsof EUR 25m, totaling eur 85m new financing

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  • Abivax announces the pricing of its oversubscribed capital increase of EUR 60m and convertible bondsof EUR 25m, totaling eur 85m new financing
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • The additional cash needs of the Company (prior to the Transaction) for the upcoming 12 month period amount to EUR 100M, i.e.
  • In the absence of such financing, the Company could also envisage to adapt the launch timetable of the clinical trials for ABX464.
  • Bryan, Garnier & Co and J.P. Morgan AG acted as Joint Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners for the Capital Increase.

EQS-News: Relief Reports that its U.S. Collaboration Partner has Announced Successful Commercial Formulation for Aviptadil

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 7:00am

Collaboration Partner has Announced Successful Commercial Formulation for Aviptadil

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  • Collaboration Partner has Announced Successful Commercial Formulation for Aviptadil
    Relief Reports that its U.S.
  • NRx also reported in its press release that it had achieved a 30-to-50-fold increase in its manufactured lot size of aviptadil.
  • Raghuram (Ram) Selvaraju, Chairman of the Board of Relief, said: "We are pleased that our collaboration partner has reported that it has developed a formulation of aviptadil that it reports is suitable for commercial distribution.
  • As part of its pipeline diversification strategy, in March 2021, Relief entered into a Collaboration and License Agreement with Acer Therapeutics for the worldwide development and commercialization of ACER-001.

EQS-News: Comet Holding AG - Presentation of the Half-Year Results 2021

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 7:00am

We are pleased to invite you to the presentation of the first half-year 2021 results of Comet Holding AG.

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  • We are pleased to invite you to the presentation of the first half-year 2021 results of Comet Holding AG.
  • The half-year results will be presented in a conference call by Kevin Crofton, CEO, and Lisa Pataki, CFO.
  • The conference call will be held in English only.
  • Participation via webcast is also possible.

DGAP-News: Business model and flexible cost structures take effect - KPS with 37,1 % EBITDA growth in the third quarter

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 7:00am

In a difficult environment continuing to be defined by the pandemic, KPS succeeded in performing well under ongoing difficult circumstances.

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  • In a difficult environment continuing to be defined by the pandemic, KPS succeeded in performing well under ongoing difficult circumstances.
  • During the third quarter of 2020/2021, KPS increased sales by 15.0 % to 41.0 million euros compared to the prior year quarter, while EBITDA grew by 37.1 % to 6.4 million euros.
  • KPS thereby highlights that its business model and its flexible cost structures are working effectively.
  • The effect of the business model and flexible cost structures also exerted an impact over the nine-month period.

DGAP-News: Solid second quarter for the biotech industry - BB Biotech raised its allocation to promising small and mid caps

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 7:00am

BB Biotech shares returned 5.8% in CHF and 6.1% in EUR in the second quarter of 2021.

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  • BB Biotech shares returned 5.8% in CHF and 6.1% in EUR in the second quarter of 2021.
  • Major regulatory decisions for several companies in BB Biotech's portfolio are also expected in the second half of the year.
  • BB Biotech's share price was 5.8% in CHF and 6.1% in EUR during the second quarter 2021.
  • The quarterly report of BB Biotech AG as at June 30, 2021 can be downloaded at report.bbbiotech.ch/Q221 or www.bbbiotech.com

EQS-News: Report on CPH: HY2021 earnings update

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 7:00am

The Chemistry and the Packaging Divisions continue to perform well and offset the weak performance in the Paper Division.

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  • The Chemistry and the Packaging Divisions continue to perform well and offset the weak performance in the Paper Division.
  • On account of significant margin pressure, the net profit attributable to shareholders declined by 78.3% to CHF 5.8mn.
  • However, persisting over capacities dragged the paper prices lower, thereby pressuring the realizations and effectively net sales.
  • Consequently, the division's EBITDA loss came in at CHF 1.5mn (CHF 12.5mn), whereas EBIT came down to a negative CHF 10.1mn (CHF 2.3mn).

DGAP-News: Nordex SE: Nordex Group announces new strategic collaboration with TPI Composites in Mexico

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 7:00am

As part of this innovative collaboration model, the Nordex Group will transfer the operation of its Mexican rotor blade production in Matamoros to TPI for a period of three years.

Key Points: 
  • As part of this innovative collaboration model, the Nordex Group will transfer the operation of its Mexican rotor blade production in Matamoros to TPI for a period of three years.
  • TPI will take over the facility and start blade production exclusively for the Nordex Group.
  • "We are pleased that the Nordex Group has chosen to expand the relationship with TPI by trusting us with their blade production in Mexico.
  • The Nordex Group and TPI have been working together closely for years: since 2013, the Nordex Group has been purchasing its rotor blades from TPI in Turkey, from TPI in China through 2020, and started buying rotor blades from TPI in India in 2021.

DGAP-News: Comcast Hires Dave Mandapat to Lead Comcast Business Marketing in Washington State

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 2:14am

Comcast today announced Dave Mandapat as the new Director of Marketing for Comcast Business in Washington.

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  • Comcast today announced Dave Mandapat as the new Director of Marketing for Comcast Business in Washington.
  • In this role, he will be responsible for the overall marketing and sales efforts for Comcast Business across the state.
  • In these roles, he led the public relations, marketing, and special events strategies to support the business' sales and marketing goals.
  • His expertise and background will infuse Comcast Business' marketing department with creativity and innovation to drive key growth goals for the organization in Washington state.