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Vtech's HY profit attributable up 45.1 pct to US$103.6 mln
Thursday, 9 Nov 2017 03:44am EST 

Nov 9 (Reuters) - Vtech Holdings Ltd <0303.HK>:Hy profit attributable up 45.1 percent to us$103.6 million .Interim dividend us17 cents per ordinary share .Hy ‍group revenue up 5.8 percent to us$1,039.7 million​.‍Group revenue for financial year 2018 is expected to increase​.  Full Article

Vtech Holdings Ltd updates on impact of Toys"R"Us bankruptcy on co
Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 08:24pm EDT 

Sept 20 (Reuters) - Vtech Holdings Ltd <0303.HK>::Toys"R"Us has filed for bankruptcy protection under chapter 11 of U.S. Bankruptcy code together with its certain U.S. Subsidiaries.Toys"R"Us bankruptcy does not have material adverse effect on group's financial position.  Full Article

Vtech Holdings says FY profit attributable decreased by 1.3 pct to US$179 million
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 04:36am EDT 

May 16 (Reuters) - Vtech Holdings Ltd <0303.HK>:Fy profit attributable to shareholders of company decreased by 1.3% to us$179.0 million.Fy group revenue increased by 12.0% to a record us$2,079.3 million.Final dividend of us53.0 cents per ordinary share.Group revenue is expected to be higher in financial year 2018, with sales increases across all three product lines.Cost of materials is also expected to be higher in financial year 2018.Direct labour costs and manufacturing overheads as a percentage of group revenue are forecast to decrease slightly in financial year 2018.  Full Article

VTech Holdings updates on legal proceedings
Thursday, 12 Jan 2017 07:29pm EST 

VTech Holdings Ltd <0303.HK> : on 12 January 2017, CMA announced that it has decided to clear acquisition as it will not lead to competition concerns . Company is pleased to announce that investigation by cma into acquisition has now been completed .company will start integration of operations of vtech and leapfrog in United Kingdom..  Full Article

UK's CMA says VTech-LeapFrog merger could hurt competition
Tuesday, 30 Aug 2016 06:28am EDT 

UK's Competition and Markets Authority(CMA):VTech-Leapfrog merger could hurt competition.  Full Article

UK's CMA says VTech-LeapFrog deal could face in-depth probe
Thursday, 18 Aug 2016 08:40am EDT 

UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA): VTech could face an in-depth merger investigation over competition concerns arising from its completed merger with LeapFrog .VTech now has until August 25 to offer proposals to resolve CMA's competition concerns.  Full Article

UK's CMA says considering if Vtech-Leapfrog deal would hurt competition
Friday, 24 Jun 2016 06:40am EDT 

UK's CMA :Considering if vtech-leapfrog deal has resulted in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets in uk for goods or services.  Full Article

VTech Holdings says FY net profit decreased by 8.4 pct to US$181.4 mln<0303.HK>
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 04:27am EDT 

VTech Holdings Ltd <0303.HK>: FY profit attributable to shareholders of the company decreased by 8.4% to us$181.4 million . FY group revenue decreased by 1.2% to US$1,856.5 million . Says final dividend of US25.0 cents per ordinary share . Management expects the group's revenue to be higher in the financial year 2017. ."Profitability will be impacted by integration of leapfrog, which will make a negative contribution during financial year 2017" . In the financial year 2017, the group will incur capital expenditure of US$44.1 million for ongoing business operations .  Full Article

VTech Holdings Ltd - U.S. states probe VTech hack, experts warn of more attacks - Reuters
Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 12:18am EST 

VTech Holdings Ltd:U.S. states said they will investigate a massive breach at digital toy maker VTech Holdings Ltd as security experts warned that hackers are likely to target similar companies that handle customer data - RTRS.Attorneys general in the U.S. states of Connecticut and Illinois said on Monday that they would probe the breaches, though their representatives declined comment on the focus of their inquiries - RTRS.The Hong Kong-based toymaker disclosed the attack on Friday, saying information about nearly 5 million adults and children had been stolen in an attack on a portal used to download games to its computer tablets - RTRS.Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Stephen Wong said his office had initiated a "compliance check" on VTech to see if the company had followed data privacy principles - RTRS.Technology news site Motherboard reported on Friday that the data belonging to some 4.8 million adults and more than 200,000 children. VTech did not break out the number of children affected - RTRS.Motherboard reported on Monday that the hackers also stole photos and chat logs from VTech's Kid Connect service, which allows adults to use their smartphones to chat with kids using VTech tablet - RTRS.VTech did not respond to requests for comment on the state probes or the Motherboard reports, which Reuters could not independently verify. Hong Kong's Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau said it did not receive any report from VTech - RTRS.  Full Article

Shares in Hong Kong toy maker VTech Holdings Ltd halted after customer data stolen - Reuters
Sunday, 29 Nov 2015 09:38pm EST 

VTech Holdings Ltd:Shares of electronic toy maker VTech Holdings Ltd were suspended from trade on Monday after customer data was stolen in a cyber attack, sparking concern over the loss of information relating to children - RTRS.The hacked data included information about customers who access a portal for downloading children's games, books and other educational content, Hong Kong-based Vtech said - RTRS.The news site Motherboard reported that data belonging to some 4.8 million parents and more than 200,000 children was taken. It said that included names, email addresses, passwords and home addresses of parents; as well as first names, genders and birthdays of children - RTRS.  Full Article

BRIEF-Vtech's HY profit attributable up 45.1 pct to US$103.6 mln

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