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Elekta AB (publ) (EKTAb.ST)

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Elekta publ AB wins order worth over 5 million pounds
Monday, 30 Nov 2015 01:30am EST 

Elekta publ AB:Proton Partners International to fight cancer with Elekta radiotherapy equipment.Elekta says order is valued at more than 5 million British pounds and was booked during Elekta's second fiscal quarter.  Full Article

Karolinska University Hospital to purchase Elekta 's Leksell Gamma Knife Icon
Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 01:30am EST 

Elekta publ AB:Karolinska University Hospital to purchase Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Icon.  Full Article

Elekta publ AB staff arrested in Italy in contract rigging probe - Reuters
Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 05:19am EST 

Elekta publ AB:Four senior employees of Swedish medical technology group Elektahave been placed under house arrest in Italy over an investigation into alleged contract rigging and criminal association, the Milan prosecutors' office said on Thursday - RTRS.Elekta, which makes equipment for cancer treatment, was not immediately available for comment - RTRS.As well as the four managers under house arrest, 22 other people were placed under investigation, the prosecutors' office said, and Elekta SpA, the Italian arm of the Swedish group, is also being investigated - RTRS.  Full Article

Elekta affirms financial targets for coming years
Monday, 19 Oct 2015 10:10am EDT 

Elekta publ AB:Says reiterated plan to reduce costs by 450 million Swedish crowns, as well as ambition to improve EBITA margin with 6 percentage points by FY 2017/18 at a Capital Markets Presentation during the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting.Says reiterated expected mid-term market growth rate of 3-5 percent per year.Says the comprehensive action program launched earlier this fiscal year is on track.  Full Article

Elekta publ AB says Varian patent claim lacks merit
Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 02:30am EDT 

Elekta publ AB:States that Varian claims lack merit.Says will defend itself vigorously.CEO does not foresee any material business impact as a result of these claims.On June 16, 2015, William Beaumont Hospital and Elekta Ltd. filed a patent infringement suit against Varian Medical Systems, Inc.Varian Medical Systems filed civil lawsuits and made a request that the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) initiate a patent infringement proceeding against Elekta on September 25, 2015.  Full Article

Elekta wins order for four Versa HD
Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 01:35am EDT 

Elekta publ AB:Elekta says wins order for four Versa HD.Gustave Roussy, leading European comprehensive cancer center, has awarded Elekta order for four Versa HD linear accelerators, replacing their existing installed base of competing systems.  Full Article

Elekta reiterates FY 2015/16 outlook
Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 01:30am EDT 

Elekta publ AB:Reiterates FY 2015/16 outlook.Expects negative growth in net sales during the first half of FY 2015/16, while growth is expected to return during the second half of FY 2015/16.  Full Article

Elekta says received orders from UK, German medical centers
Monday, 13 Jul 2015 01:30am EDT 

Elekta publ AB:European health centers to improve cranial radiosurgery with Elekta's new Leksell Gamma Knife Icon.Says three medical centers in the United Kingdom and Germany have ordered and are planning upgrades to Elekta's latest generation stereotactic radiosurgery system for the brain.  Full Article

William Beaumont Hospital and Elekta publ AB File Patent Lawsuit against Varian Medical Systems Inc
Tuesday, 16 Jun 2015 01:41am EDT 

Elekta publ AB:Says William Beaumont Hospital and Elekta Ltd. filed a patent infringement suit against Varian Medical Systems in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.Says the patents in suit are owned by William Beaumont Hospital and exclusively licensed to Elekta Ltd.Says the suit charges that Varian's True Beam linear accelerator infringes the patents.  Full Article

Elekta publ AB aims to reduce costs by 450 million crowns in two years
Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 07:00am EDT 

Elekta publ AB:Action program entails company-wide cost reduction initiatives as well as efficiency programs to reduce cost of goods sold.Program aims at a total cost reduction of 450 million Swedish crowns to be realized in next two years.Aims at 3-5 percent net sales growth per year in local currency and to increase EBITA margin by more than 6 percentage points.Says first priority is a return to growth during second half of fiscal year 2015/16, with an improved EBITA margin.Aims at net sales growth of more than 10 percent per year, EBITA growth to exceed sales growth in SEK, a return on capital employed of more than 20 percent and a net debt/equity ratio not to exceed 0.50.  Full Article

European shares boosted by rally in banks, miners

LONDON, Sept 1 European shares rose at the open on Thursday, buoyed by a rally in banks and a recovery by commodity stocks after recent falls.