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

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

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

Key Points: 
  • Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Mondi plc
    (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.
  • (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:
    (e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:
    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.

Cairn Homes Plc: Transaction in Own Shares

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

The Company announces that on 21 March 2024 it purchased a total of 100,000 of its ordinary shares of EUR 0.001 each (the "ordinary shares") on Euronext Dublin and the London Stock Exchange through the Company's broker Numis Securities Ltd, as detailed below.

Key Points: 
  • The Company announces that on 21 March 2024 it purchased a total of 100,000 of its ordinary shares of EUR 0.001 each (the "ordinary shares") on Euronext Dublin and the London Stock Exchange through the Company's broker Numis Securities Ltd, as detailed below.
  • The repurchased shares will be cancelled.
  • Following settlement and cancellation of the above purchases, the Company's total number of ordinary shares in issue shall be 645,197,549 shares, each carrying the right to one vote.
  • The
    Company holds nil ordinary shares in treasury.

EQS-News: ZEAL achieves double-digit growth in 2023 and raises earnings to a five-year high

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

In the past financial year, the company increased its billings in the lottery sector by double digits to € 843.3 million (2022: € 758.4 million).

Key Points: 
  • In the past financial year, the company increased its billings in the lottery sector by double digits to € 843.3 million (2022: € 758.4 million).
  • Revenue also saw double-digit growth to € 116.1 million (2022: € 105.2 million).
  • EBITDA reached a new five-year high of € 32.9 million (2022: € 31.7 million) despite a week jackpot environment.
  • In addition, ZEAL successfully launched its online games offering, thereby strengthening the basis for further business growth.

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Virgin Money UK plc

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Virgin Money UK plc

Key Points: 
  • Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Virgin Money UK plc
    (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.
  • (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:
    (e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:
    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.

EQS-News: Successful 2024 Annual General Meeting of SCHOTT Pharma: Shareholders approve all items on the agenda

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

EQS-News: SCHOTT Pharma AG & Co. KGaA

Key Points: 
  • EQS-News: SCHOTT Pharma AG & Co. KGaA
    Successful 2024 Annual General Meeting of SCHOTT Pharma: Shareholders approve all items on the agenda
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Successful 2024 Annual General Meeting of SCHOTT Pharma: Shareholders approve all items on the agenda
    SCHOTT Pharma's first Annual General Meeting was held virtually on March 14, 2024
    SCHOTT Pharma, a pioneer in pharma drug containment solutions and delivery systems, held its first Annual General Meeting today.
  • The Annual General Meeting took place virtually and allowed shareholders to interact directly and ask questions to the Management Board and Supervisory Board.
  • “Holding our first Annual General Meeting marks the next milestone in our capital market history.

EQS-News: Beverages made from vine leaves: Sustainable drinking pleasure based on agricultural side streams

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Beverages made from vine leaves: Sustainable drinking pleasure based on agricultural side streams

Key Points: 
  • Beverages made from vine leaves: Sustainable drinking pleasure based on agricultural side streams
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • The aim of the “SusBev” project is to use and ferment agricultural residues and side streams from viticulture and other regional agricultural processes to produce healthy and tasty beverages and food.
  • In addition, their resistance to fungal attack means that the plants require less pesticide treatment, making them safe for consumption.
  • BRAIN Biotech AG, Tropical Viticulture Consultants (TVC), Zukunftsweine GmbH (ZW) and Provadis Hochschule are participating in the SusBev project.

EQS-News: Hannover Re beats full-year earnings target and raises dividend

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

This is comprised of an ordinary dividend of EUR 6.00 (EUR 5.00) per share and a special dividend of EUR 1.20 (EUR 1.00) per share.

Key Points: 
  • This is comprised of an ordinary dividend of EUR 6.00 (EUR 5.00) per share and a special dividend of EUR 1.20 (EUR 1.00) per share.
  • We were able to beat our earnings target and significantly increase the dividend.
  • At the same time, we further strengthened Hannover Re's resilience," said Jean-Jacques Henchoz, Chief Executive Officer of Hannover Re.
  • The ordinary dividend will be supplemented by a special dividend provided the capitalisation exceeds the capital required for future growth and the profit target is achieved.

Nordea Bank Abp: Managers' transactions - Mella

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange.

Key Points: 
  • This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange.
  • RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom.
  • Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution of this information may apply.
  • For further information, please contact [email protected] or visit www.rns.com .

Annual Report and Notice of AGM

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Irish Residential Properties REIT plc (the “Company”) has today posted its Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2023 (the "Report and Accounts"), and a notice convening the 2024 Annual General Meeting (the "2024 AGM"), to shareholders.

Key Points: 
  • Irish Residential Properties REIT plc (the “Company”) has today posted its Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2023 (the "Report and Accounts"), and a notice convening the 2024 Annual General Meeting (the "2024 AGM"), to shareholders.
  • The Report and Accounts (in ESEF-compliant and PDF formats) together with the notice of AGM are available to view on the Company's website ( Link ) and have also been submitted to Euronext Dublin, and will shortly be available for inspection at Euronext Dublin OAM Filing ( Link ).
  • The Report and Accounts are also available to view directly by clicking on the link at the end of this announcement.
  • References to the 2024 AGM date in the Report and Accounts should be read as 10 May 2024, reflecting the Company’s announcement on 8 April 2024.

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Smith (DS) plc

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Smith (DS) plc

Key Points: 
  • Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: Smith (DS) plc
    (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.
  • (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:
    (e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:
    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.

Komax Group strengthens its market position in China

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

The Komax Group is acquiring a majority share in Chinese company Hosver – the leading Chinese manufacturer of processing machinery for high-voltage cables.

Key Points: 
  • The Komax Group is acquiring a majority share in Chinese company Hosver – the leading Chinese manufacturer of processing machinery for high-voltage cables.
  • The Komax Group has signed a contract to acquire a 56% share in Chinese company Hosver.
  • “With Hosver, we will strengthen our market position in China in the fast-growing e-mobility sector, which is one of the key goals of our Strategy 2028,” says Matijas Meyer, CEO Komax Group, confidently.
  • Hosver has a wealth of engineering expertise, which will allow the Komax Group to react rapidly to changing local needs within the highly dynamic Chinese market environment.

EQS-News: The Platform Group AG: GMV, sales and earnings above forecast, positive outlook for 2024 confirmed, medium-term planning for 2025

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

The Management Board of TPG is optimistic that the defined target of 1 billion euros GMV will be achieved in 2025.

Key Points: 
  • The Management Board of TPG is optimistic that the defined target of 1 billion euros GMV will be achieved in 2025.
  • Business activities are therefore always geared towards achieving positive operating results and also reporting positive net results as a Group.
  • At TPG, positive earnings figures go hand in hand with positive cash flows, which are actively invested.
  • The Platform Group AG is a software company that is active in 19 sectors with its own platform solutions.

Setting A New Security Benchmark: Kudelski IoT's Semiconductor Alliances Redefine IoT Provisioning

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Setting A New Security Benchmark: Kudelski IoT's Semiconductor Alliances Redefine IoT Provisioning

Key Points: 
  • Setting A New Security Benchmark: Kudelski IoT's Semiconductor Alliances Redefine IoT Provisioning
    Premier integration with Microchip, and collaborative partnerships with ST Microelectronics, Infineon, and Silicon Labs radically simplify a critical IoT security requirement.
  • Kudelski IoT libraries are integrated with semiconductor partner tools to enable device manufacturers to personalize their products in the factory or in the field.
  • Hardy Schmidbauer, Senior Vice President at Kudelski IoT, said, “For many IoT device manufacturers, security provisioning is today a laborious manual process that is prone to error, seriously compromising the security of individual devices, or even of a manufacturer’s whole chain of security.
  • By partnering with top IC manufacturers, Kudelski IoT is making provisioning a simpler, more automated, and secure process than ever before.

EQS-News: Deutsche Wohnen: Stable Performance in the financial year 2023

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

In a challenging environment for the real estate industry, Deutsche Wohnen SE delivered a stable operating performance in the financial year 2023.

Key Points: 
  • In a challenging environment for the real estate industry, Deutsche Wohnen SE delivered a stable operating performance in the financial year 2023.
  • The Deutsche Wohnen Management Board subjected the nursing care activities to a strategic review.
  • Going forward, Deutsche Wohnen will be making a clearer distinction in the management system between earnings orientation and liquidity orientation.
  • Going forward, Deutsche Wohnen will reconcile EBITDA to earnings before taxes (EBT), establishing this as the central measure of earnings.

Greenliant Samples High Reliability NVMe NANDrive™ BGA SSDs to Aerospace, Defense, Industrial, Transportation Customers

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Greenliant Samples High Reliability NVMe NANDrive™ BGA SSDs to Aerospace, Defense, Industrial, Transportation Customers

Key Points: 
  • Greenliant Samples High Reliability NVMe NANDrive™ BGA SSDs to Aerospace, Defense, Industrial, Transportation Customers
    NVMe NANDrive Provides High Endurance, Fast Performance and Advanced Security
    SANTA CLARA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / March 26, 2024 / Greenliant is now sampling its new NVMe NANDrive™ ball grid array (BGA) solid state drives (SSDs) to customers requiring reliable, high performance data storage for embedded systems used in high stress, extreme environments.
  • NVMe NANDrive EX Series SSDs are available in 20 GB, 40 GB, 80 GB and 160 GB capacities.
  • Benefits of NVMe NANDrive SSDs include:
    Greenliant is sampling NVMe NANDrive EX and PX series SSDs to early engagement customers now, and expects to start volume production in the second half of 2024.
  • For more information about high reliability NVMe NANDrive (GLS85LE) products, contact a Greenliant channel partner, https://www.greenliant.com/sales .

Funding Circle Plc: POS-Transaction in Own Shares

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Funding Circle Holdings plc (the "Company") announces that it has purchased for cancellation the following number of its ordinary shares of £0.001 each on the London Stock Exchange from Numis Securities Limited (“Deutsche Numis”) as part of its buy-back announced on 7 March 2024:

Key Points: 
  • Funding Circle Holdings plc (the "Company") announces that it has purchased for cancellation the following number of its ordinary shares of £0.001 each on the London Stock Exchange from Numis Securities Limited (“Deutsche Numis”) as part of its buy-back announced on 7 March 2024:
    Number of ordinary shares purchased:
    Highest price paid per share:
    Lowest price paid per share:
    Volume weighted average price paid per share:
    The Company intends to cancel all of the purchased ordinary shares.
  • Following the cancellation of the repurchased shares, the Company's issued share capital will consist of 358,313,191 ordinary shares with voting rights.
  • There are no ordinary shares held in Treasury.
  • The above figure (358,313,191) may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) as the denominator for the calculation by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: UK Commercial Property REIT Limited

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: UK Commercial Property REIT Limited

Key Points: 
  • Form 8.3 - The Vanguard Group, Inc.: UK Commercial Property REIT Limited
    (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.
  • (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:
    (e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:
    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.

Holding(s) in Company

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Lullange Partners, S.C.Sp and its general partner Lullange GP, S.à r.l.

Key Points: 
  • Lullange Partners, S.C.Sp and its general partner Lullange GP, S.à r.l.
  • are each owned (i) 36.84% by TAO Finance 3, LLC, which is controlled by its manager, Sixth Street TAO GenPar, L.P., (ii) 15.31% by Sixth Street Specialty Lending Europe II, L.P., which is controlled by its general partner, Sixth Street Specialty Lending Europe GenPar II, L.P., and (iii) 47.85% by Redwood IV Finance 3, LLC, which is controlled by its manager, Sixth Street Opportunities GenPar IV, L.P..
    Each of foregoing entities are ultimately indirectly controlled by Sixth Street Partners Management Company, L.P. Sixth Street Partners Management Company, L.P. is managed by its general partner, whose managing member is Alan Waxman.
  • Mr. Waxman disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares that are the subject of this notification except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.

EQS-News: Invitation to Annual General Meeting of Commerzbank on 30 April 2024

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Today, Commerzbank AG has published the invitation to its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, 30 April 2024.

Key Points: 
  • Today, Commerzbank AG has published the invitation to its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, 30 April 2024.
  • The event will take place virtually without the physical presence of the shareholders or their proxies based on the authorisation in the Articles of Association granted by a large majority of last year's Annual General Meeting.
  • The Annual General Meeting will begin at 10.00 a.m. CET and will be transmitted live on the corporate webpage of Commerzbank for registered and legitimate shareholders.
  • The Annual General Meeting last approved the authorisation to repurchase its own shares in 2020, under which the Bank carried out two share buybacks totalling around 5.45% of the share capital.

EQS-News: Berlin Cures Expands Research Capabilities and Scientific Expertise with New Advisory Board

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Berlin, Germany, 3 April 2024 – Berlin Cures, a biotechnology company in Phase II clinical trial for a treatment against Long COVID, appoints six distinguished scientists to a new advisory board.

Key Points: 
  • Berlin, Germany, 3 April 2024 – Berlin Cures, a biotechnology company in Phase II clinical trial for a treatment against Long COVID, appoints six distinguished scientists to a new advisory board.
  • The aim of the board is to advise on industry developments and new growth potentials, as well as to support research and development that will further strengthen the portfolio of Berlin Cures and thus the successful market launch of new therapies.
  • “We are very pleased to now work with six renowned scientists who have achieved great success in their respective fields of research.
  • Berlin Cures has been known for innovative and effective research for years.

Funding Circle Plc: POS-Transaction in Own Shares

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Funding Circle Holdings plc (the "Company") announces that it has purchased for cancellation the following number of its ordinary shares of £0.001 each on the London Stock Exchange from Numis Securities Limited (“Deutsche Numis”) as part of its buy-back announced on 7 March 2024:

Key Points: 
  • Funding Circle Holdings plc (the "Company") announces that it has purchased for cancellation the following number of its ordinary shares of £0.001 each on the London Stock Exchange from Numis Securities Limited (“Deutsche Numis”) as part of its buy-back announced on 7 March 2024:
    Number of ordinary shares purchased:
    Highest price paid per share:
    Lowest price paid per share:
    Volume weighted average price paid per share:
    The Company intends to cancel all of the purchased ordinary shares.
  • Following the cancellation of the repurchased shares, the Company's issued share capital will consist of 360,954,732 ordinary shares with voting rights.
  • There are no ordinary shares held in Treasury.
  • The above figure (360,954,732) may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) as the denominator for the calculation by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

Holcim launches share buyback program of CHF 1 billion

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

On 18 March 2024, Holcim will launch its previously announced share buyback program for a total amount of CHF 1 billion until year-end 2024, with the share cancellation to be approved at the Annual General Meeting in 2025.

Key Points: 
  • On 18 March 2024, Holcim will launch its previously announced share buyback program for a total amount of CHF 1 billion until year-end 2024, with the share cancellation to be approved at the Annual General Meeting in 2025.
  • The share buyback will be funded from available cash on the balance sheet.
  • The share buyback program will be executed on a second trading line on SIX Swiss Exchange (Valor: 133 483 246, ISIN: CH133 483 246 1).
  • Concurrently with this press release, Holcim has published the details of the program in a buyback notice.

Aquis Stock Exchange: Withdrawal from Trading

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

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

Key Points: 

The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
The following securities will be withdrawn from trading in the Aquis Stock Exchange Growth Market with effect from market open today, 08 April 2024:

M&G Credit Income Investment Trust plc: Net Asset Value(s)

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

M&G Credit Income Investment Trust plc: Net Asset Value(s)

Key Points: 
  • M&G Credit Income Investment Trust plc: Net Asset Value(s)
    The Company announces that as at close of business on 29th February 2024, the unaudited cum-income net asset value per ordinary share was 95.48 pence*.
  • * the net asset value per ordinary share has been adjusted for the interim dividend of 2.14p declared on 24th January 2024 and due to be paid on 23rd February 2024 to ordinary shareholders on the register on 2nd February 2023.
  • The ex-dividend date was 1st February 2023.

EQS-News: PlusPlus Capital Announces that PlusPlus Capital Financial S.à r.l. Filed Reorganization Petition

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

PlusPlus Capital Announces that PlusPlus Capital Financial S.à r.l.

Key Points: 
  • PlusPlus Capital Announces that PlusPlus Capital Financial S.à r.l.
  • PlusPlus Capital Announces that PlusPlus Capital Financial S.à r.l.
  • PlusPlus Capital (“PPC”), a leading pan-Baltic and Finnish technology-driven receivables management group, announces that PlusPlus Capital Financial S.à r.l.
  • PlusPlus Capital will inform about the ruling of the Luxembourg court on the reorganization process of PlusPlus Capital Financial S.à r.l.

EQS-News: IMMOFINANZ sells office properties in Vienna

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

IMMOFINANZ is taking another step in optimising its portfolio by selling two office properties in Vienna.

Key Points: 
  • IMMOFINANZ is taking another step in optimising its portfolio by selling two office properties in Vienna.
  • The properties in the 20th district of Vienna have been successfully sold to an Austrian real estate investor.
  • The two office properties in Dresdnerstraße in Vienna’s 20th district offer modern and flexible offices with approximately 13,000 sqm of usable space in the northern business district of Vienna.
  • The core business covers the management and development of properties, whereby IMMOFINANZ relies on its established real estate brands – STOP SHOP (retail), VIVO!