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Showa Denko Materials to Launch the Mass Production of “MCL-E-795G,” an Ultra-Low CTE Core Material for Next-Generation FC-BGA Package Substrate

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 9:19am

Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd. (President and CEO: Hisashi Maruyama; hereinafter Showa Denko Materials) announces the mass production of the MCL-E-795G series, an advanced functional laminate material for printed wiring boards, starting in October 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd. (President and CEO: Hisashi Maruyama; hereinafter Showa Denko Materials) announces the mass production of the MCL-E-795G series, an advanced functional laminate material for printed wiring boards, starting in October 2021.
  • Achieving higher density requires enhanced packaging reliability of printed wiring boards for semiconductor packages as well as reduced substrate warpage caused by the thermal expansion difference between semiconductor chips and substrate materials in packaging process.
  • In particular, the type LH combining low CTE glass cloth can reduce warpage by additional 20 percent.
  • The strength of Showa Denko Materials laminate materials for printed wiring boards lies in their excellent packaging reliability, including warpage properties and flatness, with their semiconductor package substrate applications holding the worlds top share in value terms*8 (FY2020).

DGAP-News: Lloyds Banking Group PLC: 2021 Q3 Interim Management Statement

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 9:02am

"I am delighted to be introducing my first set of results as CEO of Lloyds Banking Group.

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  • "I am delighted to be introducing my first set of results as CEO of Lloyds Banking Group.
  • It is very clear to me that the Group is a truly purpose-driven organisation with a real customer focus.
  • Building on the strengths of the Group and its achievements in recent years, there are clearly significant opportunities for Lloyds Banking Group to further develop its platforms and capabilities and grow through disciplined investment, empowering colleagues, enhancing collaboration and increasing agility across the Group.
  • I look forward to working with all colleagues across the Group in continuing to build a resilient, stable Lloyds Banking Group and deliver sustainable, long-term returns for our shareholders, whilst meeting the needs of broader stakeholders."

Royal Dutch Shell Plc 2022 Interim Dividend Timetable  

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 7:04am

The companies in which Royal Dutch Shell plc directly and indirectly owns investments are separate legal entities.

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  • The companies in which Royal Dutch Shell plc directly and indirectly owns investments are separate legal entities.
  • In this announcement Shell, Shell Group and Royal Dutch Shell are sometimes used for convenience where references are made to Royal Dutch Shell plc and its subsidiaries in general.
  • Likewise, the words we, us and our are also used to refer to Royal Dutch Shell plc and its subsidiaries in general or to those who work for them.
  • Subsidiaries, Shell subsidiaries and Shell companies as used in this announcement refer to entities over which Royal Dutch Shell plc either directly or indirectly has control.

Royal Dutch Shell plc publishes third quarter 2021 press release

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 7:02am

Royal Dutch Shell plcs management uses these financial measures, along with the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures, in evaluating the business performance.

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  • Royal Dutch Shell plcs management uses these financial measures, along with the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures, in evaluating the business performance.
  • The companies in which Royal Dutch Shell plc directly and indirectly owns investments are separate legal entities.
  • In this announcement Shell, Shell Group and Group are sometimes used for convenience where references are made to Royal Dutch Shell plc and its subsidiaries in general.
  • Subsidiaries, Shell subsidiaries and Shell companies as used in this announcement refer to entities over which Royal Dutch Shell plc either directly or indirectly has control.

Royal Dutch Shell plc third quarter 2021 interim dividend

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 7:03am

Such organisations provide their DRIPs fully on their account and not on behalf of Royal Dutch Shell plc.

Key Points: 
  • Such organisations provide their DRIPs fully on their account and not on behalf of Royal Dutch Shell plc.
  • The companies in which Royal Dutch Shell plc directly and indirectly owns investments are separate legal entities.
  • In this announcement Shell, Shell Group and Group are sometimes used for convenience where references are made to Royal Dutch Shell plc and its subsidiaries in general.
  • Subsidiaries, Shell subsidiaries and Shell companies as used in this announcement refer to entities over which Royal Dutch Shell plc either directly or indirectly has control.

SHELL SETS NEW TARGET TO HALVE SCOPE 1 AND 2 ABSOLUTE EMISSIONS, COMPLEMENTING EXISTING CLIMATE GOALS

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 7:01am

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announces an absolute emissions reduction target of 50% by 2030, compared to 2016 levels on a net basis.

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  • Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announces an absolute emissions reduction target of 50% by 2030, compared to 2016 levels on a net basis.
  • Shell also committed to bringing forward its target to eliminate routine gas flaring from its Upstream operated assets from 2030 to 2025.
  • In this release Shell, Shell Group and Group are sometimes used for convenience where references are made to Royal Dutch Shell plc and its subsidiaries in general.
  • Subsidiaries, Shell subsidiaries and Shell companies as used in this release refer to entities over which Royal Dutch Shell plc either directly or indirectly has control.

Takeda Delivers Strong H1 FY2021 Results; Further Growth Momentum Expected Through Fiscal Year-End Driven by 14 Global Brands

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 7:15am

Company guidance reflects managements expectations for continued business momentum across Takedas five key business areas and underlying revenue growth of its 14 global brands, while also increasing investment in R&D.

Key Points: 
  • Company guidance reflects managements expectations for continued business momentum across Takedas five key business areas and underlying revenue growth of its 14 global brands, while also increasing investment in R&D.
  • To date, Takeda has not experienced a material effect on its financial results as a result of the global spread of the novel coronavirus infectious disease (COVID-19).
  • Based on currently available information, Takeda believes that its financial results for FY2021 will not be materially affected by COVID-19 and, accordingly, Takeda's FY2021 forecast reflects this belief.
  • In this press release, Takeda is sometimes used for convenience where references are made to Takeda and its subsidiaries in general.

DGAP-News: Wacker Chemie AG: WACKER Ends Q3 2021 With Strong Sales And Earnings Growth

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 7:01am

GROUP SALES FOR Q3 2021 REACH 1.66 BILLION, UP 40 PERCENT YEAR OVER YEAR

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  • GROUP SALES FOR Q3 2021 REACH 1.66 BILLION, UP 40 PERCENT YEAR OVER YEAR
    FULL-YEAR FORECAST FOR 2021 CONFIRMED: WACKER EXPECTS GROUP SALES OF AROUND 6 BILLION AND EBITDA OF BETWEEN 1.2 BILLION AND 1.4 BILLION
    Munich, October 28, 2021 - Wacker Chemie AG ended Q3 2021 with strong growth in sales and earnings thanks to continued high customer demand across all business divisions.
  • Net income for the quarter amounted to 248.7 million (Q3 2020: 67.7 million) and earnings per share came in at 4.90 (Q3 2020: 1.30).
  • In Q3 2021, WACKER SILICONES generated total sales of 680.2 million (Q3 2020: 547.7 million), up 24 percent year over year.
  • The EBITDA margin for Q3 2021 was 23.6 percent, after 16.5 percent in Q3 2020 and 20.6 percent in Q2 2021.

Launch of Seegene's STARlet-AIOS: All-in-One System Fulfills Critical Need for Fully Automated, High-Throughput Real-Time PCR Testing

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 4:23am

Incorporates Seegene's broad menu of molecular diagnostics for syndromic testing, for detection of SARS-CoV-2 and variants.

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  • Incorporates Seegene's broad menu of molecular diagnostics for syndromic testing, for detection of SARS-CoV-2 and variants.
  • "Seegene has played a critical role in the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, in large part because of our forward-looking strategy.
  • "As we look ahead, the most pressing diagnostic need will be for cost-effective and high throughput automated systems that can remove any remaining testing bottlenecks.
  • The modular design ofSTARlet-AIOS: All-in-One Systemunites twostandalone instrumentsthe STARlet IVD and the CFX96 Dx real-time PCR Systemwitha custom-built robotic arm.

Brookfield to Acquire the Lottery Business of Scientific Games Corporation

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 12:43am

See Risks Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Risks Factors section included in our Managements Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations in our Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2020.

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  • See Risks Associated with the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Risks Factors section included in our Managements Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations in our Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2020.
  • We caution that the foregoing list of important factors that may affect future results is not exhaustive.
  • When relying on our forward-looking statements, investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and potential events.
  • Except as required by law, Brookfield Business Partners undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether written or oral, that may be as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.