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Keeping calm amid the market turmoil
HBM Healthcare Investments | 25/03/2020

HBM Healthcare Investments’ (HBMN’s) portfolio is still in line for a positive FY20 (NAV TR +13.2% at 24 March 2020 compared with the 31 March…

Battery materials to support recovery
IBU-tec | 25/03/2020

IBU-tec is expanding its share in the greentech, electromobility, energy storage and life science sectors, all of which are likely to show strong growth…

Transformation continues
Evolva | 24/03/2020

Evolva's FY19 results were above our expectations in terms of sales and EBITDA. Cash flow was also far better than expected as the company has materially…

Another strong year
Mensch & Maschine | 18/03/2020

Mensch und Maschine (M+M) reports strong revenue and earnings growth in 2019. Organic revenue growth of 25% was further boosted by the SOFiSTiK acquisition,…

Earnings momentum remains constrained
UmweltBank | 04/03/2020

UmweltBank’s (UBK’s) FY19 earnings (based on preliminary results) were broadly flat compared to the prior year and in line with our expectations,…

Expanding the companies in broadband sector
Deutsche Beteiligungs | 03/03/2020

Deutsche Beteiligungs (DBAG) reported a marginal net loss in Q120, with income from the fund services segment offset by a more muted result from the private…

Portfolio reorientation on track
MPC Capital | 03/03/2020

MPC Capital expanded its assets under management in FY19 to €4.5bn from €4.3bn in FY18, with the largely inorganic growth in institutional…

Termination of coverage
Termination of coverage | 24/02/2020

Edison Investment Research is terminating coverage on Medigene, PetroMatad, Brady and Stride Gaming. Please note you should no longer rely on any previous…

Further shift in mix to digital
Edel | 11/02/2020

Edel’s FY19 figures showed flat revenues against FY18, with a dip in profitability. This mostly reflects lower demand and pricing pressure at optimal…

Further leveraging its flagship product
DATAGROUP | 07/02/2020

DATAGROUP comfortably met its full year guidance, upgraded in May 2019. This was backed by the dynamic expansion of its core CORBOX customer portfolio,…

DCI business stronger than expected
Beta Systems | 28/01/2020

Beta Systems delivered full year results at the upper end of company guidance (upgraded in April 2019), underpinned by the solid performance of its core…

Acacia to sell ByFavo in US
Paion | 14/01/2020

Acacia Pharma will sell ByFavo (remimazolam) in the US after a deal with Cosmo (Paion’s Switzerland-based US partner). Cosmo estimates 24.5m endoscopy…

Guidance beat assisted by a successful exit
Deutsche Beteiligungs | 14/01/2020

Deutsche Beteiligungs (DBAG) posted net income of €45.9m in FY19, which is 20% above the upper end of its guidance range. This was supported by a…

Compliance with growth story
EQS Group | 10/01/2020

EQS is making progress on its journey to become a fully embedded provider of investor relations and compliance platforms and products to corporate customers.…

Embracing the ‘build-to-hold’ business model
Consus Real Estate | 07/01/2020

On 15 December, Consus announced that Ado Properties had acquired a c 22% stake in the company for €294m in cash. The purchase price of €9.72…

Business restructuring in progress
MyBucks | 03/01/2020

MyBucks (MBC) recently announced the successful completion of its debt recapitalisation process, restoring a positive equity position at the holding level…

Profitable disposal of Exozet
German Startups Group | 19/12/2019

On 17 December, German Startups Group (GSG) announced that it has sold its 50.8% stake in the digital agency Exozet to Endava, a US-listed technology service…

Executive interview
Executive interview - mVISE at EKF 2019 | 09/12/2019

In this interview, Cedric Balzar, CFO of mVISE, discusses the market opportunities for his core consultancy business as companies progressively shift to…

Executive interview
Executive interview - paragon at EKF 2019 | 09/12/2019

In this interview, Klaus Dieter Frers, CEO of paragon, provides an overview of the company and its business segments. He discusses the issues that have…

Executive interview
Executive interview - 2G Energy at EKF 2019 | 09/12/2019

In this interview, Friedrich Pehle, CEO of 2G Energy, discusses the company’s products and how they are differentiated from competitor products.…

Executive interview
Executive interview - Magforce at EKF 2019 | 09/12/2019

In this interview, Dr Ben J Lipps, CEO of MagForce, provides an overview of the company and its NanoTherm treatment. He discusses how the technique has…

Executive interview
Executive interview - Mutares at EKF 2019 | 09/12/2019

In this interview, Johannes Laumann, CIO of Mutares, provides an overview of the company and its buy-to-build strategy. He discusses the company’s…

Executive interview
Executive interview - Nanogate at EKF 2019 | 09/12/2019

In this interview, Ralf Zastrau, CEO of Nanogate, discusses the company’s activities and what is unusual about its portfolio. He also discusses the…

Executive interview
Executive interview - Finlab at EKF 2019 | 09/12/2019

In this interview, board member, Stefan Schutze, summarises FinLab's business model and portfolio. He discussed FinLab's recent round of funding by Deposit…

Executive interview
Executive interview - Mybucks at EKF 2019 | 06/12/2019

In this interview, Timothy Nuy, CEO of MyBucks, discusses the company’s progress on the recapitalisation measures announced in March, the business…