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AGRANA Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft commences cash capital increase with secondary offer of existing AGRANA shares by Südzucker AG.

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA OR JAPANAGRANA Beteiligungs-Aktiengesellschaft commences cash capital increase with secondary offer of existing AGRANA shares by Südzucker AG. Offering amounts to a total of...

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AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG exploring capital increase from existing authorised capital

AGRANA is exploring a cash capital increase from existing authorised capital, given appropriate market conditions. Provided that the principal shareholders waive their subscription right and that a significant portion of the existing AGRANA shares directly held by Südzucker are placed, the...

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AGRANA-EBIT up 26.6% year-on-year after three financial quarters --- EBIT rises in all segments

In the first three quarters of the 2016|17 financial year, AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG achieved year-on-year growth of 3.1% in Group revenue to € 1,967.5 million (Q1-Q3 prior year: € 1,908.0 million). Operating profit (EBIT) rose substantially to € 137.7 million, an increase of 26.6% from one year...

AGRANA acquires Argentinian fruit preparations producer MAIN PROCESS S.A.

The fruit, starch and fruit processor AGRANA has consolidated its presence in the South American market through the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Main Process S.A., a producer of fruit preparations. Located in north-eastern Argentina, this company with a workforce of around 175...

AGRANA's EBIT up more than 30% – Significant earnings growth also expected for full year 2016|17

AGRANA, the Sugar, Starch and Fruit manufacturer, delivered gratifying results for the first half of 2016|17. The Group's revenue rose slightly, by 4.5%, to € 1,320.3 million (H1 prior year: € 1,263.5 million). Operating profit (EBIT) grew to € 90.4 million, a substantial increase of 31.6%...

AGRANA forecasts a much better result for the 2016|17 financial year following a strong first half-year

In the first six months of 2016|17 (1 March to 31 August 2016), AGRANA’s operating profit (EBIT) rose by 31.6% to € 90.4 million (H1 prior year: € 68.7 million). At € 1,320.3 million, Group revenue was also up 4.5 % on the previous year (€ 1,263.5 million) in first half of 2016|17. The...

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AGRANA achieves significant EBIT growth in first quarter of 2016|17

Group revenue also expandsOutlook: Expecting moderate growth in EBIT and revenue for 2016|17 financial yearThe sugar, starch and fruit products manufacturer AGRANA launched the 2016|17 financial year with quarterly growth in revenue and EBIT. The Group's revenue rose to € 665.5 million in...

AGRANA Annual General Meeting votes to increase dividend

The 29th ordinary Annual General Meeting of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG today voted to increase the dividend from €3.60 to €4.00 per share for the 2015|16 financial year. “Following the positive earnings in 2015|16 and in expectation of a moderate increase in earnings in the current financial year,...

AGRANA plans strategic partnership with the shareholders of Serbian company Sunoko via majority participation

In order to implement a strategic partnership with the shareholders of Serbian company Sunoko d.o.o., AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG has signed a term sheet with regard to achieving agreement about majority participation. The next step consists of due diligence processes. The conclusion of the...

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CEO Johann Marihart elected President of the European Association of Sugar Producers (CEFS) for a further two years

During the Annual General Assembly in Vienna, Johann Marihart, CEO of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG, was reelected President of the Association of the European Sugar Industry, CEFS, for the next two years. Johann Marihart, who has been holding this position for the last 15 years already, on his...