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Ascendis Health Ltd (ASCJ.J)

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Ascendis Health Sees FY Total Operations Normalised HEPS 132.3 - 138.8 Cents
Friday, 7 Sep 2018 11:35am EDT 

Sept 7 (Reuters) - Ascendis Health Ltd ::POSTPONEMENT OF RELEASE OF ANNUAL RESULTS AND VOLUNTARY TRADING STATEMENT.SEES FY HEPS 102.7 - 109.2 CENTS.FY RESULTS SCHEDULED TO BE RELEASED ON 11 SEPTEMBER 2018, WILL NOW BE RELEASED ON ON 25 SEPTEMBER 2018.POSTPONEMENT DUE TO DELAYS IN FINALISING RESULTS FOLLOWING IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW FINANCIAL REPORTING SYSTEM LATE IN FINANCIAL YEAR.SEES FY TOTAL OPERATIONS NORMALISED HEPS 132.3 - 138.8 CENTS.ASCENDIS HEALTH LTD SEES FY TOTAL OPERATIONS HEPS 74.5 - 81.0 CENTS.  Full Article

Ascendis Health appoints Thomas Thomsen as CEO with effect from 1 March 2018
Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018 06:50am EST 

Feb 27 (Reuters) - Ascendis Health Ltd ::ANNOUNCE APPOINTMENT OF THOMAS THOMSEN AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND AS AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WITH EFFECT FROM 1 MARCH 2018.THOMAS WILL SUCCEED KARSTEN WELLNER WHO HAS BEEN THE CEO SINCE THE FOUNDING OF THE GROUP IN 2011.‍KARSTEN WILL STAND DOWN AS CEO ON 1 MARCH 2018 AND AS A BOARD DIRECTOR ON 30 JUNE 2018​.  Full Article

Ascendis Health Sees ‍HY HEPS Of 52 - 55 Cents​
Wednesday, 31 Jan 2018 05:19am EST 

Jan 31 (Reuters) - Ascendis Health Ltd ::SEES HY HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE OF 52 - 55 CENTS​.  Full Article

Ascendis Health announces acquisition of Kyron Laboratories Proprietary Ltd​
Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 07:58am EST 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Ascendis Health Ltd ::‍ACQUISITION OF 100% OF KYRON LABORATORIES PROPRIETARY LIMITED​.DEAL ‍FOR A CONSIDERATION OF R396.4 MILLION UPFRONT PLUS A PERFORMANCE-BASED DEFERRED PORTION FROM NIXSIM PROPRIETARY LIMITED​.‍PURCHASE CONSIDERATION IS LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF R450 MILLION​.  Full Article

Ascendis Health says fully underwritten renounceable rights offer of 750 mln rand at 20.00 rand per share​
Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017 08:57am 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