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Custodian REIT plc : Unaudited net asset value as at 30 June 2020 and dividend update

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 8:01am

4 Dividends of 1.6625p per share relating to the quarter ended 31 March 2020 were paid on 29 May 2020.

Key Points: 
  • 4 Dividends of 1.6625p per share relating to the quarter ended 31 March 2020 were paid on 29 May 2020.
  • Investment volumes during the Period were only 20% of the previous quarter's levels and many office and retail occupiers deserted their premises in late March.
  • The principal impact of this void has been the challenge of rent collection, discussed below.
  • This improved level of dividend is fully covered by net cash receipts for the Period and 140% covered by earnings meaning that no historical reserves have been utilised for this dividend.

DGAP-News: VERBUND AG: Results for quarters 1-2/2020: Slight decrease in earnings due to negative impacts of COVID-19 and lower water supply

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 8:01am

The results posted by VERBUND for quarters 1-2/2020 were down only marginally in spite of the changed conditions due to COVID-19 and a significantly lower water supply than in the previous year.

Key Points: 
  • The results posted by VERBUND for quarters 1-2/2020 were down only marginally in spite of the changed conditions due to COVID-19 and a significantly lower water supply than in the previous year.
  • The water supply was at a lower level in quarters 1-2/2020.
  • The rise in wholesale electricity prices on the futures markets during the relevant hedging period had a positive effect on earnings.
  • The Group result after adjustment for non-recurring effects was 301.0m, corresponding to a decrease of 11.6% on the prior-year period.

DGAP-News: Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA: Fresenius Medical Care delivers very strong second quarter results

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:01am

Fresenius Medical Care continued its wide-ranging measures to fight COVID-19 in the second quarter.

Key Points: 
  • Fresenius Medical Care continued its wide-ranging measures to fight COVID-19 in the second quarter.
  • As of June 30, 2020, Fresenius Medical Care treated 347,683 patients in 4,036 dialysis clinics worldwide.
  • These and other risks and uncertainties are detailed in Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA's reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA does not undertake any responsibility to update the forward-looking statements in this release.

DGAP-News: FUCHS PETROLUB SE posts significant decline in sales revenues and earnings in first half of 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic - Continued very sound balance sheet structure and sufficient liquidity

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:01am

As expected, the COVID-19 pandemic spread to both the EMEA region and North and South America in the second quarter.

Key Points: 
  • As expected, the COVID-19 pandemic spread to both the EMEA region and North and South America in the second quarter.
  • Earnings in the first six months were impacted by the negative effects of COVID-19 in all global regions.
  • After a weak first quarter, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are intensifying the organic decreases in sales revenues.
  • In April 2020, FUCHS PETROLUB SE suspended the outlook for the current year as a result of the considerable impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

DGAP-News: HAMBORNER REIT AG brings first half of year to successful conclusion and sets strategic course for further growth

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:01am

Income from rents and leases amounted to 43.9 million, up 1.6 million or 3.7% on the previous year's level.

Key Points: 
  • Income from rents and leases amounted to 43.9 million, up 1.6 million or 3.7% on the previous year's level.
  • The vacancy rate remained at a very low level of 1.8% in the first half of the year.
  • The REIT equity ratio was thus 54.7% as at 30 June 2020 and the loan-to-value (LTV) ratio 43.1%.
  • This presentation will also be available in the Investor Relations section of the HAMBORNER website at https://www.hamborner.de/en/investor-relations/ir-downloads.html .

DGAP-News: comdirect: High half-year profit in light of volatility on securities exchanges

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:01am

The sharp upturn in profit is thanks to exceptionally high trading activity on the part of customers due to stock market volatility.

Key Points: 
  • The sharp upturn in profit is thanks to exceptionally high trading activity on the part of customers due to stock market volatility.
  • At 10.0bn, net fund inflows reached a record high, with 6.7bn of this figure invested in custody accounts (previous year: 3.4bn).
  • Many have taken advantage of the volatility to invest more or even to invest in securities for the first time."
  • At 144.8m, administrative expenses remained on par with the previous year's level despite the high number of trades and customer enquiries (145.7m).

DGAP-News: Siltronic AG: Siltronic reports strong second quarter 2020

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:01am

The Q2 interim report and the latest investor presentation are also published on the Siltronic website.

Key Points: 
  • The Q2 interim report and the latest investor presentation are also published on the Siltronic website.
  • Siltronic is one of the world's largest manufacturers of hyperpure silicon wafers and partner to many leading semiconductor companies.
  • Siltronic AG employs around 3,600 people and has been a stock-listed company in Germany (Prime Standard) since 2015.
  • This press release contains forward-looking statements based on assumptions and estimates made by the Executive Board of Siltronic AG.

DGAP-News: Schaltbau Holding AG closes first half-year with slight sales increase and stable profitability despite COVID-19 effects

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:00am

Order intake for the Schaltbau segment was also down by 18.5 % to EUR 72.1 million (January - June 2019: EUR 88.5 million).

Key Points: 
  • Order intake for the Schaltbau segment was also down by 18.5 % to EUR 72.1 million (January - June 2019: EUR 88.5 million).
  • Segment EBIT slipped by EUR 0.3 million to EUR 2.1 million (January - June 2019: EUR 2.4 million).
  • Of this amount, EUR 1.5 million was attributable to minority interests (January - June 2019: EUR 2.1 million) and EUR 2.5 million to the shareholders of Schaltbau Holding AG (January - June 2019: EUR 2.5 million).
  • Current liabilities went up by EUR 8.8 million or 5.6 % to EUR 166.1 million (31 December 2019: EUR 157.3 million).

DGAP-News: TAKKT AG: TAKKT with strong free cash flow in the first half of the year

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:00am

"Given the current environment, we are placing particular emphasis on flexible cost and cash flow management.

Key Points: 
  • "Given the current environment, we are placing particular emphasis on flexible cost and cash flow management.
  • In addition, TAKKT used the opportunity to generate additional income and cash flow through the sale of real estate in the US.
  • At the same time, the Group generated free TAKKT cash flow of EUR 90.9 (52.9) million.
  • The free TAKKT cash flow will be significantly positive.

DGAP-News: Rational AG completely revamps range amid severe corona impact in second quarter

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:00am

Rational AG / keyword(s): half-yearly figures, product launch, forecast

Key Points: 
  • Rational AG / keyword(s): half-yearly figures, product launch, forecast
    "The full force of COVID-19 hit our company in the second quarter of 2020" - this is how the CEO of Rational AG begins his Letter to Shareholders in the half-yearly report published today.
  • The 43 percent decrease in sales revenues in the second quarter, from 205.1 million euros to 116.8 million euros, is the consequence of this development.
  • Significantly lower order intakes at the end of the first and the beginning of the second quarter provided an early indication of this trend.
  • The more comprehensive these measures were in the respective markets, the more negative their impact on the propensity and ability of customers to invest.

DGAP-News: Wacker Chemie AG: WACKER's Sales and Earnings in Q2 2020 Affected by Lower Volumes Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:00am

WACKER'S SALES FOR Q2 2020 TOTAL 1.07 BILLION, DOWN 15 PERCENT FROM LAST YEAR

Key Points: 
  • WACKER'S SALES FOR Q2 2020 TOTAL 1.07 BILLION, DOWN 15 PERCENT FROM LAST YEAR
    Munich, July 30, 2020 - Wacker Chemie AG finished Q2 2020 with total sales and EBITDA declining versus the same period last year.
  • The main reason for the decline - both year over year and quarter over quarter - was lower volumes amid the pandemic.
  • Given the risks posed by the pandemic, WACKER refrained from issuing full-year guidance for 2020 in its interim report for Q1 2020.
  • The main factors weighing on sales were lower volumes - chiefly due to demand slowing amid the pandemic - and lower prices for standard silicones.

DGAP-News: INDUS Holding AG: INDUS drives portfolio optimization forward: First measures within the PARKOUR strategy completed

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:00am

INDUS Holding AG: INDUS drives portfolio optimization forward: First measures within the PARKOUR strategy completed

Key Points: 
  • INDUS Holding AG: INDUS drives portfolio optimization forward: First measures within the PARKOUR strategy completed
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • INDUS drives portfolio optimization forward:
    Bergisch Gladbach, 30 July 2020 - As already announced on 7 July, INDUS Holding AG has adopted a set of measures to optimize its portfolio.
  • In the context of the PARKOUR strategy program, INDUS is examining the possibility to sell individual companies.
  • Established in 1989 and headquartered in Bergisch-Gladbach, INDUS Holding AG is an SME holding company which concentrates on the long-term development of its portfolio companies.

DGAP-News: IuteCredit reports unaudited results for H1/2020: Bottom passed - Growth continues under different rules

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:00am

IuteCredit reports unaudited results for H1/2020: Bottom passed - Growth continues under different rules

Key Points: 
  • IuteCredit reports unaudited results for H1/2020: Bottom passed - Growth continues under different rules
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • - Controlled contraction of balance sheet to 96,7 million EUR (Q1 2020: 105,6 million EUR);contraction has been stopped since July 2020.
  • - Principal amount of loans issued decreased y-o-y 23% to 49,9 million EUR (H1/2019: 65,0 million EUR).
  • - Additional 7,9 million EUR added to loan provisions in Q2, total of 11,8 million EUR in H1/2020);reversal expected with customer repayment discipline current levels.

DGAP-News: Krones AG: Krones closes second quarter 2020 with loss due to Covid-19 situation

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 7:00am

As of 30 June 2020, Krones had an order backlog of 1,133.4 million (previous year: 1,410.4 million).

Key Points: 
  • As of 30 June 2020, Krones had an order backlog of 1,133.4 million (previous year: 1,410.4 million).
  • EBITDA in the second quarter of 2020 includes the effects of a 3.2 million increase in credit risk provisioning.
  • In total, consolidated net income after tax went down from -3.0 million in the prior-year quarter to -17.6 million in the second quarter of 2020.
  • In total, Krones generated consolidated net income after tax of 21.5 million from January to June 2020 (previous year: 33.3 million).

DGAP-News: KION Group records strong order intake in the first half of 2020 thanks to e-commerce boom

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 6:00am

This was reflected in the significant decrease in order intake in the global market for industrial trucks.

Key Points: 
  • This was reflected in the significant decrease in order intake in the global market for industrial trucks.
  • The KION Group therefore expects that order intake, revenue, and adjusted EBIT for 2020 will be down significantly year on year in the Industrial Trucks & Services segment.
  • Given the currently very encouraging level of orders in the Supply Chain Solutions segment, its order intake in 2020 is likely to be substantially higher than in 2019.
  • KION Group key performance indicators for the first half-year of 2020 and for the second quarter, which ended June 30, 2020

DGAP-News: GRENKE AG: Q2 2020: GRENKE sees signs of business recovery in Q2 2020

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 6:00am

"We saw a recovery in our new business towards the end of the second quarter.

Key Points: 
  • "We saw a recovery in our new business towards the end of the second quarter.
  • The Consolidated Group's settlement of claims and risk provisions rose again in the second quarter of 2020 and reached EUR 62.2 million (Q1 2020: EUR 50.8 million).
  • Settlement of claims and risk provisions reduced the net profit in the second quarter of 2020 to EUR 14.2 million (Q1 2020: EUR 23.7 million).
  • As a result, GRENKE was present in 33 countries with a total of 153 locations as of June 30, 2020.

DGAP-News: VERIANOS Real Estate Aktiengesellschaft: Publication of annual consolidated financial statements 2019

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 9:02pm

Cologne/Frankfurt am Main, 29 July 2020 - VERIANOS Real Estate Aktiengesellschaft, the listed real estate company (ISIN: DE000A0Z2Y48) focusing on value investments in the European small and mid-cap real estate segment, has published its audited consolidated financial statements for the period from 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019.

Key Points: 
  • Cologne/Frankfurt am Main, 29 July 2020 - VERIANOS Real Estate Aktiengesellschaft, the listed real estate company (ISIN: DE000A0Z2Y48) focusing on value investments in the European small and mid-cap real estate segment, has published its audited consolidated financial statements for the period from 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019.
  • The 2019 financial year closed with a consolidated net loss of EUR -0.751 million (previous year: consolidated net income of EUR 1.744 million).
  • VERIANOS is a listed real estate company with headquarters in Cologne and offices in Frankfurt, Madrid, Milan and Valencia.
  • The company sees itself as a real estate partner for family offices, high net worth individuals, institutional investors, fund initiators and financial institutions, connecting the real estate and capital markets.

Turkiye Garanti Bankasi A.S.: TR0GRAN01AH7 ISIN-Redemption of the Structured Note

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 8:01pm

In contradiction between the Turkish and English versions of this public disclosure, the Turkish version shall prevail.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

Turkiye Garanti Bankasi A.S.: TR0GRAN01AF1 ISIN-Redemption of the Structured Note

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 8:01pm

In contradiction between the Turkish and English versions of this public disclosure, the Turkish version shall prevail.

Key Points: 
  • 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: ADO Properties S.A.: ADO Properties S.A. successfully places a EUR 400 million 5-year bond to refinance existing debt

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 7:03pm

Berlin, 29 July 2020 - ADO Properties S.A. ("ADO") today successfully placed EUR 400 million fixed rate senior unsecured notes (the "Notes") with a 5-year maturity and a 3.25% fixed coupon.

Key Points: 
  • Berlin, 29 July 2020 - ADO Properties S.A. ("ADO") today successfully placed EUR 400 million fixed rate senior unsecured notes (the "Notes") with a 5-year maturity and a 3.25% fixed coupon.
  • The Notes were placed with institutional investors across Europe with the order book successfully oversubscribed.
  • The proceeds of the issue of the Notes will be used to repay existing short-dated indebtedness and hence further extends ADO's average debt maturity.
  • The Notes have a denomination of EUR 100,000 each and will be listed on the Euro MTF of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange.

NORNICKEL'S BOARD HAS DISCUSSED THE CLEAN-UP OPERATION AT CHPP-3

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 7:03pm

Moscow, July 29, 2020 - The Board of Nornickel met yesterday to discuss various matters relating to the oil spill and other environmental issues.

Key Points: 
  • Moscow, July 29, 2020 - The Board of Nornickel met yesterday to discuss various matters relating to the oil spill and other environmental issues.
  • The Board commended management on the substantial progress that has been made in cleaning up the spill.
  • The Board also discussed the recent management changes to improve the focus on and culture towards environmental affairs.
  • Chairman of the Board, Gareth Penny, commented: We have seen significant progress on our journey to transform environmental practises at Nornickel.

BRSA Unconsolidated Financial Statements

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 5:03pm

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.
  • Please find BRSA Unconsolidated Financial Statements dated 30 June 2020 attached.
  • Please refer to Garanti Bank Investor Relations website at www.garantibbvainvestorrelations.com to access BRSA Unconsolidated Earnings Presentation dated 30 June 2020.

Announcement regarding forward looking statements on the expectations for the year 2020

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 5:03pm

Reference: Public disclosure of Trkiye Garanti Bankas A.. (Garanti) on 08.01.2020.

Key Points: 
  • Reference: Public disclosure of Trkiye Garanti Bankas A.. (Garanti) on 08.01.2020.
  • As per the Article 10 of the "Communiqu on Material Events Disclosure" (II-15.1) of Capital Markets Board, T. Garanti Bankas A. has announced it's forward looking statements regarding the expectations for the year 2020.
  • You may access the related presentation that was published on the Public Disclosure Platform, the Bank's website and Garanti BBVA Investor Relations' website at www.garantibbvainvestorrelations.com in Operating Plan Guidance Presentations section.
  • Within the framework of the changes in the operating environment due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the following revisions were made in 2020 Operating Plan Guidance.

Update on Loan Facility

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 5:03pm

Further to its announcement on 18 June 2020, Arricano (AIM: ARO), a leading real estate developer and shopping mall operator in Ukraine, is pleased to announce that on 29 July 2020 the Group entered into a new loan agreement with Raiffeisen Bank Aval to refinance two loans with the same bank granted in 2015 and in 2019.

Key Points: 
  • Further to its announcement on 18 June 2020, Arricano (AIM: ARO), a leading real estate developer and shopping mall operator in Ukraine, is pleased to announce that on 29 July 2020 the Group entered into a new loan agreement with Raiffeisen Bank Aval to refinance two loans with the same bank granted in 2015 and in 2019.
  • The main terms of the loan agreement are as follows:
    * Loan facility amount: up to UAH 290 million;

BRSA Consolidated Financial Statements

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 5:03pm

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.
  • Please find BRSA Consolidated Financial Statements dated 30 June 2020 attached.
  • Please refer to Garanti Bank Investor Relations website at www.garantibbvainvestorrelations.com to access BRSA Consolidated Earnings Presentation dated 30 June 2020.

BRSA Consolidated Earnings Presentation dated 30 June 2020

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 5:03pm

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

Key Points: 
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Please find BRSA Consolidated Earnings Presentation dated 30 June 2020 attached in Turkish and English.
  • Please refer to Garanti BBVA Investor Relations website at www.garantibbvainvestorrelations.com to access BRSA Unconsolidated Earnings Presentation dated 30 June 2020.
  • In contradiction between the Turkish and English versions of this public disclosure, the Turkish version shall prevail.

Royal KPN N.V. Press Release: KPN calls EGM to appoint Mr Alejandro Plater to the Supervisory Board

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 5:03pm

Today, Royal KPN N.V. ("KPN") has published the agenda of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders ("EGM"), to be held at KPN's headquarters in Rotterdam on Thursday 10 September 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Today, Royal KPN N.V. ("KPN") has published the agenda of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders ("EGM"), to be held at KPN's headquarters in Rotterdam on Thursday 10 September 2020.
  • The meeting is scheduled to appoint Mr Alejandro Plater to the Supervisory Board of KPN.
  • Mr Plater has been designated for this position by Amrica Mvil to succeed Mr Carlos Garca Moreno Elizondo who will step down as member of the Supervisory Board for personal reasons.
  • The intention to appoint Mr Plater as member of the Supervisory Board was made public through a press release on 13 July 2020.

TCS Group Holding PLC: Notice of AGM

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 4:03pm

TCS Group Holding PLC is an innovative provider of online retail financial services.

Key Points: 
  • TCS Group Holding PLC is an innovative provider of online retail financial services.
  • The Group is currently developing Tinkoff ecosystem,which offers financial and lifestyle services.
  • The Group was founded in 2006 by Russian entrepreneur Oleg Tinkov and has been listed on the London Stock Exchange and on the Moscow Exchange.
  • The 3M 2020 IFRS net income of TCS Group Holding PLC amounted to RUB 9 bn.

The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Willis Towers Watson plc

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 3:07pm

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.

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

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 3:07pm

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.

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Pollen Street Secured Lending plc

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 3:07pm

(b)Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

Key Points: 
  • (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.
  • (c)Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:
    (d)If an exempt fund manager connected with an offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree:
    For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure
    (f)In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?
  • If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state "N/A"
    If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.