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DGAP-News: aifinyo AG: Q4 above plan and profitable growth in full year 2021

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Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 7:45pm

Thanks to the gratifying performance in the fourth quarter, aifinyo returned to profitable growth in the year 2021 as a whole.

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  • Thanks to the gratifying performance in the fourth quarter, aifinyo returned to profitable growth in the year 2021 as a whole.
  • Based on preliminary calculations, the tech company managed transactions worth EUR 269.2 million for its clients (2020: EUR 263 million).
  • aifinyo is among the leading providers in the fast-growing finetrading segment and should continue to benefit from this going forward.
  • In 2021, aifinyo returned to a positive operating result (EBIT) of EUR 0.87 million (2020: EUR -2.48 million).

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc.® Announces Quarterly Dividend

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 2:54pm

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: CFFN) (the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.085 per share on outstanding CFFN common stock.

Key Points: 
  • Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: CFFN) (the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.085 per share on outstanding CFFN common stock.
  • The dividend is payable on February 18, 2022 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on February 4, 2022.
  • The Company will release financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2021 on January 28, 2022 before the market opens.
  • Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. is the holding company for Capitol Federal Savings Bank (the "Bank").

Key Regulatory Milestone Achieved for ADTRAN/ADVA Business Combination

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 3:00am

ADTRAN, Inc. today announced that the proposed business combination of ADTRAN and ADVA Networking SE has reached a key U.S. regulatory milestone.

Key Points: 
  • ADTRAN, Inc. today announced that the proposed business combination of ADTRAN and ADVA Networking SE has reached a key U.S. regulatory milestone.
  • In connection with the Business Combination Agreement, ADTRAN and ADVA made a joint, voluntary filing with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) concerning the transaction.
  • Accordingly, ADTRAN and ADVA have met the requirement under the Business Combination Agreement related to CFIUS notification.
  • This is yet another key regulatory milestone that the business combination has reached.

DGAP-News: HORNBACH Baumarkt AG: Management Board and Supervisory Board recommend accepting the public delisting offer of HORNBACH Holding AG & Co. KGaA

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Monday, January 24, 2022 - 9:04am

HORNBACH's sales concept and its product ranges are fully aligned to the needs of project and commercial customers.

Key Points: 
  • HORNBACH's sales concept and its product ranges are fully aligned to the needs of project and commercial customers.
  • This announcement is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell shares of HORNBACH Baumarkt AG nor an offer or recommendation to purchase shares of HORNBACH Holding AG & Co. KGaA.
  • Investors and holders of shares in HORNBACH Baumarkt AG are strongly advised to read the offer document and all other relevant documents regarding the delisting tender offer, since they contain important information.
  • This also applies to other securities which are directly convertible into, exchangeable for, or exercisable for shares of HORNBACH Baumarkt AG.

HORNBACH Baumarkt AG: Management Board and Supervisory Board recommend accepting the public delisting offer of HORNBACH Holding AG & Co. KGaA

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Monday, January 24, 2022 - 8:35am

The Management Board and Supervisory Board of HORNBACH Baumarkt AG ("HORNBACH Baumarkt") published their joint reasoned opinion on the public delisting offer of HORNBACH Holding AG & Co. KGaA ("HORNBACH Holding") to all shareholders of HORNBACH Baumarkt on Friday, January 21, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • The Management Board and Supervisory Board of HORNBACH Baumarkt AG ("HORNBACH Baumarkt") published their joint reasoned opinion on the public delisting offer of HORNBACH Holding AG & Co. KGaA ("HORNBACH Holding") to all shareholders of HORNBACH Baumarkt on Friday, January 21, 2022.
  • The Management Board and Supervisory Board of HORNBACH Baumarkt are of the opinion that the delisting is in the best interests of the HORNBACH Group.
  • The Management Board and the Supervisory Board consider the offer price of 47.50 in cash per HORNBACH Baumarkt share to adequately reflect the value of the HORNBACH Baumarkt share.
  • "We support the public delisting offer of HORNBACH Holding and recommend all Baumarkt shareholders to accept the offer and tender their shares.

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc.® Announces Annual Meeting Presentation Available on Website

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Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:00pm

Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: CFFN) (the "Company") will have available on its website at https://ir.capfed.com/news-market-data/presentations/default.aspx , at 10:00 a.m. central time on January 25, 2022, the slide presentation for its annual meeting of stockholders being held at that same time.

Key Points: 
  • Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: CFFN) (the "Company") will have available on its website at https://ir.capfed.com/news-market-data/presentations/default.aspx , at 10:00 a.m. central time on January 25, 2022, the slide presentation for its annual meeting of stockholders being held at that same time.
  • Capitol Federal Financial, Inc. is the holding company for Capitol Federal Savings Bank (the "Bank").
  • The Bank has 54 branch locations in Kansas and Missouri, and is one of the largest residential lenders in the State of Kansas.
  • News and other information about the Company can be found at the Bank's website, http://www.capfed.com .

DGAP-News: QBN and CM-Equity set up €100 million Quantum Technologies Fund >>Black Quant< <

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Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 8:05am

CM-Equity and Quantum Business Network (QBN) announces today the creation of a new deep tech venture fund to invest in early-stage companies and scale-ups mainly within Europe.

Key Points: 
  • CM-Equity and Quantum Business Network (QBN) announces today the creation of a new deep tech venture fund to invest in early-stage companies and scale-ups mainly within Europe.
  • Black Quant Fund will use the 100 million for pre-seed to series A and later investments to accelerate technological advancements and the commercialization.
  • The Black Quant Fund is a deep tech investor with a focus on European early-stage companies and scaleups in the disruptive and emerging field of quantum technologies and its enabling technologies.
  • The QBN team puts its global network, deep market insights and experience in company and ecosystem building for the good of quantum technologies' future.

DGAP-News: wallstreet:online doubles securities accounts and assets under custody in 2021 - Smartbroker grows by 140% to 200,000 accounts

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 8:26pm

The Group was able to more than double the number of securities accounts as well as assets under custody during the past year.

Key Points: 
  • The Group was able to more than double the number of securities accounts as well as assets under custody during the past year.
  • As of 31 December 2021, the subsidiary wallstreet:online capital AG managed around 240,000 securities accounts, of which 200,000 through Smartbroker, the Group's multiple full-service neo broker.
  • wallstreet:online capital AG is by now the largest neo broker operator in Germany measured by assets under custody.
  • Savings plans are likewise very popular: the number of active savings plans increased by 170% to 105,000 at the end of 2021.

Swarm Markets expands licensed DeFi to Polygon Network

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 8:00am

BERLIN, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Swarm Markets GmbH, the first licensed decentralized finance (DeFi) platform, announces its decentralized exchange (DEX) is now available on the Polygon Network.

Key Points: 
  • BERLIN, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Swarm Markets GmbH, the first licensed decentralized finance (DeFi) platform, announces its decentralized exchange (DEX) is now available on the Polygon Network.
  • Swarm Markets' native token SMT has already been ported to the Polygon blockchain, extending the DeFi platform's incentive and reward system onto the new chain.
  • Swarm Markets' unique status as a licensed entity makes it a pioneer in the Decentralized Finance (DeFi) industry.
  • Swarm Markets operates under regulatory license from the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) in Germany, provided to Swarm Capital GmbH Branch Office Berlin, and is supported by Swarm Markets GmbH (together "Swarm Markets").

DGAP-News: Linus Digital Finance AG: LINUS Digital Finance almost doubles investment volume in 2021 to now exceed EUR 1 billion investment volume since inception

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 8:02am

LINUS closed 2021 by nearly doubling investment volume to almost EUR 500 million according to preliminary figures, thus reaching the milestone of over EUR 1 billion in total investment volume since inception.

Key Points: 
  • LINUS closed 2021 by nearly doubling investment volume to almost EUR 500 million according to preliminary figures, thus reaching the milestone of over EUR 1 billion in total investment volume since inception.
  • Berlin, 17 January 2022 - Linus Digital Finance AG (LINUS), the listed real estate fintech, successfully concluded its 2021 financial year with significant growth based on preliminary figures.
  • By almost doubling (+ 82% compared to the previous year) investment volume to close to EUR 500 million in 2021, LINUS achieved the milestone of more than EUR 1 billion total investment volume since its inception.
  • The co-investment volume, which consist of funds sourced from LINUS' institutional partners and investors via the proprietary LINUS platform, nearly doubled to close to EUR 380 million.