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Ascendis Health Ltd (ASCJ.J)

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21 Nov 2017
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Ascendis Health says fully underwritten renounceable rights offer of 750 mln rand at 20.00 rand per share​
8:57am EST 

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Ascendis Health Ltd :‍BOARD HAS RESOLVED TO UNDERTAKE A FULLY UNDERWRITTEN RIGHTS OFFER TO RAISE APPROXIMATELY R750 MILLION TO FUND ACCELERATED PAYMENT.​.‍RIGHTS OFFER IS FULLY UNDERWRITTEN BY A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF MAJOR SHAREHOLDER, COAST2COAST CAPITAL PROPRIETARY LIMITED​.FULLY UNDERWRITTEN RENOUNCEABLE RIGHTS OFFER OF 750 MILLION RAND AT 20.00 RAND PER SHARE​.  Full Article

Ascendis Health announces ‍transaction update relating to acquisition of Remedica​
Monday, 13 Nov 2017 12:05am EST 

Nov 13 (Reuters) - ASCENDIS HEALTH LTD ::‍TRANSACTION UPDATE RELATING TO ASCENDIS' ACQUISITION OF REMEDICA​.‍BOARD HAS RESOLVED TO RAISE EQUITY TO REPAY PORTION OF CO'S MEDIUM TERM DEBT OBLIGATIONS IN ORDER TO REDUCE ITS DEBT POSITION​.‍BOARD ELECTED TO SETTLE A PORTION OF DEFERRED PAYMENT IN ADVANCE OF ITS DUE DATE​.  Full Article

Ascendis Health intends to raise about 750 mln rand in rights offering​
Wednesday, 1 Nov 2017 10:40am EDT 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Ascendis Health Ltd :‍COMPANY INTENDS TO RAISE APPROXIMATELY 750 MILLION RAND IN RIGHTS OFFERING​.‍PROCEEDS WILL BE USED TO SETTLE A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF OUTSTANDING DEFERRED VENDOR CONSIDERATION PAYMENTS​.‍ANTICIPATED THAT RIGHTS OFFER SHARES WILL BE OFFERED AT A PREMIUM TO CURRENT MARKET PRICE​.  Full Article

Ascendis says MD S.Africa operations to retire in June 2018
Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 10:00am EDT 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - ASCENDIS HEALTH LTD ::‍CLIFF SAMPSON, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF ASCENDIS' SOUTH AFRICAN OPERATIONS, WILL REACH HIS RETIREMENT DATE ON 30 JUNE 2018​.‍SAMPSON HAS MADE HIMSELF AVAILABLE POST HIS RETIREMENT TO ENSURE A SMOOTH AND SUCCESSFUL HANDOVER​.‍BOARD IS IN PROCESS OF SECURING A REPLACEMENT EXECUTIVE​.  Full Article

Ascendis Health says FY revenue up 64 pct
Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017 08:00am EDT 

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Ascendis Health Ltd :FY REVENUE UP 64% TO R6.4 BILLION.FY NORMALISED EBITDA UP 78% TO R1.1 BILLION.FY ‍NORMALISED HEPS UP 29% TO 156.4 CENTS PER SHARE​.DIRECTORS HAVE ELECTED NOT TO DECLARE A FINAL DIVIDEND AND TO RETAIN CASH TO FUND COMPLEMENTARY ACQUISITIONS.  Full Article

Ascendis Health sees full-year HEPS up 54 pct to 66 pct​
Thursday, 24 Aug 2017 09:20am EDT 

Aug 24 (Reuters) - ASCENDIS HEALTH LTD ::SEES FY NORMALISED HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE OF 148 - 159 CENTS, UP 22 PCT - 31 PCT ​.‍SEES FY HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE OF 86 - 93 CENTS, UP 54 PCT - 66 PCT​.  Full Article

Ascendis says Sunwave deal to close on June 2
Friday, 2 Jun 2017 08:00am EDT 

June 2 (Reuters) - Ascendis Health Limited ::Transactions are officially unconditional, thereby resulting in an effective date of 2 June 2017.  Full Article

Ascendis Health HY normalised HEPS up 34 pct
Wednesday, 8 Mar 2017 12:06am EST 

Ascendis Health: HY revenue up 66 pct to R3.1 billion . HY normalised HEPS up 34 pct to 74.9 cents per share . Says interim dividend up 16 pct 11 cents per share .Funds of about R750 million are available for acquisitions in next 12 months without raising further equity.  Full Article

Elementis says Andrew Christie to step down
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017 04:10am EST 

Elementis Plc : Andrew Christie, who has been chairman of remuneration committee, will be stepping down from this role following AGM on April. 25 2017 . Steve Good who has been a non-executive director since October 2014 will become chairman of remuneration committee on 26 april 2017 .Decided to increase its size from 7 to 8 members to broaden its international profile; appoint Dorothee Deuring as non-exec director from 1 March.  Full Article

Ascendis sees HY HEPS between 40-43 cents
Thursday, 23 Feb 2017 04:00am EST 

Ascendis Health Ltd :Sees HY headline earnings per share between 40 - 43 cents.  Full Article