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DGAP-News: faCellitate announces the launch of its first product BIOFLOAT(TM) for improved 3D cell culture

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:01am

BIOFLOATTM is a fast and easy-to-use inert coating for cell culture labware that creates optimal conditions for the 3D culture of multicellular spheroids, which better mimic conditions in the human body than conventional 2D cell culture methods.

Key Points: 
  • BIOFLOATTM is a fast and easy-to-use inert coating for cell culture labware that creates optimal conditions for the 3D culture of multicellular spheroids, which better mimic conditions in the human body than conventional 2D cell culture methods.
  • 3D spheroids are increasingly becoming the model of choice for drug discovery, toxicology studies, stem cell and cancer research, and other disease models.
  • BIOFLOATTM overcomes these limitations and provides reliable uniform spheroid formation even for cell types that are challenging to culture in 3D.
  • In addition, use of 3D cell culture can help reduce the number of animal studies required for research and development while saving time and costs.

DGAP-News: adesso and Asseco form joint venture to combine competencies as new core banking system provider for German-speaking market

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:01am

adesso banking solutions GmbH is launching a new core banking system for the German-speaking market.

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  • adesso banking solutions GmbH is launching a new core banking system for the German-speaking market.
  • adesso SE and Asseco Poland S.A. have decided to establish this company as a joint venture and prepare its market entry.
  • Subject to approval by the antitrust authorities in Germany and Poland, the newly-founded company will develop and market an ultra-modern core banking system in Germany.
  • Its cooperation and joint venture with Asseco will further expand adesso's market position as a leading provider in the financial services industry.

DGAP-News: Nemetschek SE: Prof. Georg Nemetschek establishes Innovation Foundation

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:01am

- Focus: Support of science and research as well as promotion of excellence and competence in construction, especially through the use of artificial intelligence

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  • - Focus: Support of science and research as well as promotion of excellence and competence in construction, especially through the use of artificial intelligence
    Munich, May 28, 2020 - Prof. Georg Nemetschek, founder and major shareholder of the Nemetschek SE, has established the non-profit "Nemetschek Innovation Foundation" based in Munich.
  • To provide the foundation with adequate financial resources, Prof. Nemetschek has transferred 350,000 privately held shares of Nemetschek SE to the foundation.
  • The Nemetschek Innovation Foundation will financially support strategic and university research as well as research-oriented teaching and innovation.
  • The Nemetschek Innovation Foundation is already the third foundation of Prof. Nemetschek.

PJSC RusHydro: Notice of 1Q 2020 IFRS results and management conference call

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:01am

The information in this press release may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of RusHydro.

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  • The information in this press release may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of RusHydro.
  • You can identify forward looking statements by terms such as "expect," "believe," "anticipate," "estimate," "intend," "will," "could," "may" or "might," the negative of such terms or other similar expressions.
  • We wish to caution you that these statements are only predictions and that actual events or results may differ materially from these statements.
  • We do not intend to update these statements to reflect events and circumstances occurring after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

DGAP-News: Gigaset AG publishes report on the first quarter of 2020

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:01am

No reliable outlook for fiscal 2020 possible due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis: year-on-year fall in the relevant key figures anticipated

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  • No reliable outlook for fiscal 2020 possible due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis: year-on-year fall in the relevant key figures anticipated
    Gigaset AG (ISIN: DE0005156004), an internationally operating company in the area of communications technology, today published its report for the first quarter of 2020.
  • "Like many other companies worldwide, we have also been hit by the coronavirus pandemic," says Klaus Weing, CEO of Gigaset AG.
  • "The coronavirus pandemic is hitting Gigaset, as well as hundreds of thousands of businesses and millions of people worldwide, hard," says Thomas Schuchardt, CFO of Gigaset AG.
  • Gigaset Communications GmbH's business activities also include the segments Smartphones, Smart Home and business telephony solutions for small, medium-sized and enterprise customers.

DGAP-News: Asklepios Kliniken has stable start to a challenging 2020 financial year

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:01am

Hamburg, 28 May 2020 - Asklepios Kliniken GmbH & Co. KGaA started the first quarter of 2020 with sound results in what is shaping up to be a challenging financial year.

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  • Hamburg, 28 May 2020 - Asklepios Kliniken GmbH & Co. KGaA started the first quarter of 2020 with sound results in what is shaping up to be a challenging financial year.
  • "The first quarter of 2020 was one of the most challenging in Asklepios' company history.
  • In the first quarter of 2020, Asklepios' total investment was EUR 62.6 million including subsidies (3M 2019: EUR 62.6 million).
  • The Asklepios Group's financial position was stable at the end of the first quarter of 2020, with the Group's net debt amounting to EUR 1,229.0 million as at 31 March 2020 (31 December 2019: EUR 1,119.1 million).

DGAP-News: Rocket Internet SE: Rocket Internet Announced Q1 2020 Results for Rocket Internet & Selected Companies

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 8:02am

Berlin, May 28, 2020 - Rocket Internet SE ("Rocket Internet" or "the Company") today confirmed its pre-released Q1 2020 result.

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  • Berlin, May 28, 2020 - Rocket Internet SE ("Rocket Internet" or "the Company") today confirmed its pre-released Q1 2020 result.
  • Rocket Internet's selected companies operationally developed well in Q1 2020, despite the trading performance in March 2020 being negatively impacted by Covid-19.
  • Global Fashion Group again successfully increased the marketplace share of net merchandise value ("NMV") transacted over the platform, which accounted for 25% in Q1 2020.
  • For the detailed Q1 2020 Rocket Internet results, please reference the Quarterly Statement on our website and for the selected companies their respective disclosure.

R.E.A. Holdings plc: Further re dividend in respect of 9 per cent cumulative preference shares of £1 each

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 8:01am

Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement that contains inside information according to REGULATION (EU) No 596/2014 (MAR), transmitted by EQS Group.

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  • Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement that contains inside information according to REGULATION (EU) No 596/2014 (MAR), transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • As stated in the company's 2019 annual report published on 7 May 2020, preference dividends will continue to be deferred until there is a recovery in CPO prices and greater certainty as to the future.
  • Accordingly, REA announces today that, there being no material change in the financial position of the company or greater economic certainty, the half yearly payment on the preference shares that falls due on 30 June 2020 will be deferred and that the half yearly payments on the preference shares that were due on 30 June 2019 and 31 December 2019 also continue to be deferred.

DGAP-News: Atriva Therapeutics to Develop ATR-002 for Treatment of Patients with COVID-19 in Phase II Study

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 8:01am

Thus, ATR-002 could prevent a cytokine storm and the associated disease progression to a life-threatening condition in patients with COVID-19.

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  • Thus, ATR-002 could prevent a cytokine storm and the associated disease progression to a life-threatening condition in patients with COVID-19.
  • Its mechanism of action with a dual benefit, antiviral activity and immunomodulation, uniquely positions ATR-002 as a promising therapeutic candidate.
  • Atriva is now starting a multinational, double-blind, randomized Phase II clinical study with the oral small molecule ATR-002 to treat COVID-19 in July 2020.
  • A Phase II study to evaluate efficacy in hospitalized COVID-19 patients is in preparation; a Phase II study in influenza is planned to start in early 2021.

DGAP-News: 2G Energy AG: Increased total operating revenue and brisk new order intake despite Covid-19 pandemic

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 8:01am

With a total operating revenue of EUR 52.3 million (previous year: EUR 50.3 million), another increase in output was achieved (+ 4%) consequently.

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  • With a total operating revenue of EUR 52.3 million (previous year: EUR 50.3 million), another increase in output was achieved (+ 4%) consequently.
  • "Traditionally, the first quarter only plays a minor role in terms of sales and EBIT," notes CFO Friedrich Pehle.
  • 2G has received an order from the Berlin-based energy supplier BTB GmbH to supply two natural gas-fired cogeneration systems of the avus 4000a type.
  • The 2G systems complement an existing energy plant system (96 MW th, 13 MW el) owned by BTB.

DGAP-News: Knorr-Bremse Aktiengesellschaft: Knorr-Bremse kicks off 2020 successfully in a challenging environment

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:01am

Overall, we see 2020 as an opportunity to demonstrate the robustness of our business model with solid figures."

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  • Overall, we see 2020 as an opportunity to demonstrate the robustness of our business model with solid figures."
  • Overall, revenues of the Knorr-Bremse Group declined by -7.3% in the first quarter of 2020, sliding to EUR 1,627.5 million (previous year: EUR 1,755.3 million).
  • The Knorr-Bremse Group generated EBITDA of EUR 290.2 million in the first quarter of 2020 (previous year: EUR 333.7 million).
  • The current circumstances are a challenging time for many employees of the Knorr-Bremse Group with, for example, short-time work and home office.

DGAP-News: Instone Real Estate Group AG: Final results for Q1 2020 confirm positive start to the year

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:01am

Instone Real Estate Group AG: Final results for Q1 2020 confirm positive start to the year

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  • Instone Real Estate Group AG: Final results for Q1 2020 confirm positive start to the year
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Nevertheless, Instone expects a clearly positive operating cash flow for the full year and confirms its mid-term targets.
  • Good start to the year, as planned
    The final figures for the first quarter of 2020 confirm the preliminary results.
  • In 29 years, Instone Real Estate has successfully developed more than one million square metres.

DGAP-News: windeln.de SE: windeln.de publishes first quarter 2020 and preliminary April 2020 figures

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:01am

The Group generated revenues of EUR 14.9 million in Q1 2020 (Q1 2019: EUR 17.2 million).

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  • The Group generated revenues of EUR 14.9 million in Q1 2020 (Q1 2019: EUR 17.2 million).
  • EBIT amounted to EUR -2.4 million in Q1 2020 (Q1 2019: EUR -3.0 million).
  • With revenues of EUR 10.2 million in Q1 2020 (Q1 2019: EUR 12.4 million), approximately 68% of Group revenues are attributable to China.
  • EBIT from continuing operations amounted to EUR -2.4 million in Q1 2020 compared to EUR -3.0 million in Q1 2019.

DGAP-News: JDC Group AG: JDC Group AG starts the year with strong growth

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:01am

"In spite of the coronavirus crisis, the company's results for the first quarter of 2020 were very encouraging and confirm our growth forecast", says Dr Sebastian Grabmaier, CEO of JDC Group AG.

Key Points: 
  • "In spite of the coronavirus crisis, the company's results for the first quarter of 2020 were very encouraging and confirm our growth forecast", says Dr Sebastian Grabmaier, CEO of JDC Group AG.
  • JDC Group AG (ISIN: DE000A0B9N37) stands for modern financial advice and intelligent financial technology for advisors and customers.
  • In the "Advisory" segment, we procure financial products for private end customers via free advisors using the FiNUM Group.
  • The Directors of JDC Group AG hold a participating interest in JDC Group AG and have a self-interest in the nature and content of the information provided in this release.

Genel Energy PLC: Receipt of payments for KRI oil sales

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:01am

Genel Energy is a socially responsible oil producer listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE: GENL, LEI: 549300IVCJDWC3LR8F94).

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  • Genel Energy is a socially responsible oil producer listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE: GENL, LEI: 549300IVCJDWC3LR8F94).
  • The Company is one of the largest London-listed independent hydrocarbon producers, with an asset portfolio that positions us well for a future of fewer and better natural resources projects.
  • Genel has low-cost and low-carbon production from the Taq Taq and Tawke licences in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, providing financial resilience that allows investment in growth and the payment of a material and sustainable dividend, even at a low oil price.
  • Genel also continues to pursue further growth opportunities.

DGAP-News: Nordex SE: innogy places order with the Nordex Group for 27 MW project in Germany

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:01am

We are delighted that innogy and NEW Re will be using our turbine technology in this landmark project," says Patxi Landa, CSO of the Nordex Group.

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  • We are delighted that innogy and NEW Re will be using our turbine technology in this landmark project," says Patxi Landa, CSO of the Nordex Group.
  • The wind farm "Jchen A44n" is the first German project to be implemented as part of this partnership.
  • At the moment we are particularly active in Germany, our domestic market, followed by Spain, the Netherlands, Poland and Italy.
  • The joint manufacturing capacity includes factories in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the United States, India, Argentina and Mexico.

DGAP-News: EVN AG: Business development in the first half of 2019/20

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 7:01am

Revenue recorded by the EVN Group declined by 4.2% year-on-year to EUR 1,194.4m in the first half of 2019/20.

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  • Revenue recorded by the EVN Group declined by 4.2% year-on-year to EUR 1,194.4m in the first half of 2019/20.
  • This development resulted, above all, from a lower volume of thermal generation and a reduction in the Networks Segment.
  • The cost of materials and services rose by 8.4% to EUR 132.7m, in line with developments in the international project business.
  • EBITDA recorded by the EVN Group rose by 17.7% to EUR 388.8m in the first half of 2019/20.

DGAP-News: Early Warning Report Related to the Purchase of Common Shares of Aumento Capital VII Corporation

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:07am

Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - May 27, 2020) - Paul Pathak Professional Corporation (the "Purchaser") announces that it has filed an early warning report (the "Report") in connection with the proposed acquisition of an aggregate of 136,000 common shares (the "Acquired Shares") of Aumento Capital VII Corporation (the "Corporation") pursuant to a private purchase and sale transaction.

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  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - May 27, 2020) - Paul Pathak Professional Corporation (the "Purchaser") announces that it has filed an early warning report (the "Report") in connection with the proposed acquisition of an aggregate of 136,000 common shares (the "Acquired Shares") of Aumento Capital VII Corporation (the "Corporation") pursuant to a private purchase and sale transaction.
  • The Purchaser has agreed to purchase the Acquired Shares, subject to certain terms and conditions, at a price of $0.25 per Acquired Share for a total purchase price of $34,000 (the "Acquisition").
  • Following completion of the Acquisition, the Purchaser will own an aggregate of 336,000 common shares of the Corporation representing approximately 16.8% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Corporation.
  • For further details relating to the Acquisition, please see the Report, a copy of which is available on the Corporation's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.ca .

DGAP-News: Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG: Independent expert intends to reject contribution of 1&1 Drillisch to Telefónica Deutschland's costs for the spectrum auction 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 10:17pm

In an arbitration proceeding between Telefnica Deutschland and 1&1 Drillisch, the independent expert informed the parties today of the intention to reject Telefnica Deutschland's claim for a contribution of 1&1 Drillisch to the costs for the frequency usage rights from the German spectrum auction in 2015.

Key Points: 
  • In an arbitration proceeding between Telefnica Deutschland and 1&1 Drillisch, the independent expert informed the parties today of the intention to reject Telefnica Deutschland's claim for a contribution of 1&1 Drillisch to the costs for the frequency usage rights from the German spectrum auction in 2015.
  • The intended decision of the independent expert - subject to possible changes in its final decision - therefore does not follow Telefnica Deutschland's rational.
  • Telefnica Deutschland will analyse and comment in detail the draft decision of the independent expert.
  • Besides the arbitration proceeding, Telefnica Deutschland is pursuing other claims against wholesale partners in the mid double-digit million euro range.

DGAP-News: 1&1 Drillisch Aktiengesellschaft: Expert intends to declare price increase by Telefónica to be unjustified

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 8:03pm

Today, 1&1 Drillisch has received the draft expert opinion in the proceedings to review a price increase implemented by Telefnica.

Key Points: 
  • Today, 1&1 Drillisch has received the draft expert opinion in the proceedings to review a price increase implemented by Telefnica.
  • 1&1 Drillisch has rejected this price increase as unjustified.
  • In his draft expert opinion, the expert has now announced that the price increase is entirely unjustified.
  • Accordingly, the price increase is without effect and does not result in any payments by 1&1 Drillisch.

DGAP-News: MorphoSys AG Reports Outcome of Annual General Meeting 2020

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 7:03pm

Via a password-protected web service, registered shareholders could, among other things, visually and audibly follow the entire Annual General Meeting, exercise their voting rights and submit questions.

Key Points: 
  • Via a password-protected web service, registered shareholders could, among other things, visually and audibly follow the entire Annual General Meeting, exercise their voting rights and submit questions.
  • Effective April 11, 2020, Supervisory Board member Dr. Frank Morich resigned from the Supervisory Board of MorphoSys AG at his own request.
  • By resolution of today's Annual General Meeting, the size of the Supervisory Board was reduced to six members.
  • Headquartered near Munich, Germany, the MorphoSys group, including the fully owned U.S. subsidiary MorphoSys US Inc., has ~500 employees.

DGAP-News: IMMOFINANZ with strong 18% increase in results of operations in Q1 2020, negative valuation results due to Covid-19

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 5:06pm

The results of asset management increased by 18.1% to EUR 59.5 million, and the results of operations were 18.0% higher at EUR 43.5 million.

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  • The results of asset management increased by 18.1% to EUR 59.5 million, and the results of operations were 18.0% higher at EUR 43.5 million.
  • FFO 1 from the standing investment business (before tax) improved by 3.6% to EUR 29.1 million (Q1 2019: EUR 28.1 million).
  • The results of property sales amounted to EUR -1.8 million (Q1 2019: EUR 1.0 million), and the results of property development improved to EUR -0.7 million (Q1 2019: EUR -4.6 million).
  • The results of operations improved by 18.0% to EUR 43.5 million (Q1 2019: EUR 36.8 million).

DGAP-News: Sweet Earth Holdings Receives Top Product Award After World's Largest Cannabis / Hemp Conference and Rolls Out New Products

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 5:06pm

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    The Company garnered strong interest for its products, not only under its brand, "Sweet Earth" but also as a wholesaler and white label provider.
  • Sweet Earth is a vertically integrated "farm to shelf" hemp grower with a farm in Applegate, Oregon, that maintains a full line of hemp and CBD products for the US and global market.
  • Sweet Earth's products combine CBD with herbal and organic ingredients, all of which are selected for their beneficial properties to soothe, rejuvenate, and reduce inflammation.
  • In addition to high-end finished products, Sweet Earth prides itself on sustainability by minimizing the use of plastics in both production and packaging.