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BAWAG And Metro Austria Agree On Strategic Partnership
Monday, 15 Oct 2018 04:47am EDT 

Oct 15 (Reuters) - Bawag Group AG ::BAWAG AND METRO <<>> AUSTRIA AGREE ON STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP IN RETAIL BUSINESS.COLLABORATION TARGETED AT ACCOUNT PRODUCTS AND CREDIT CARDS FOR SELF-EMPLOYED, FREELANCERS AND SME FOR PROCESSING OF PAYMENT TRANSACTIONS FOR METRO CUSTOMERS COMBINED WITH ADVANTAGES FOR PURCHASES AT METRO.  Full Article

Franz Haniel says profits will be negative in financial year 2018
Friday, 31 Aug 2018 02:05am EDT 

Aug 31 (Reuters) - Franz Haniel & Cie GmbH [RIC:RIC:FHANI.UL]::FRANZ HANIEL & CIE. GMBH: HANIEL OFF TO A GOOD START IN TERMS OF OPERATING PROFI.IMPAIRMENT LOSSES ON FINANCIAL INVESTMENTS REDUCE EARNINGS.HANIEL GROUP OPERATING PROFIT UP 16 PER CENT.STILL MORE THAN EUR 800 MILLION AVAILABLE FOR PORTFOLIO EXPANSION.SIGNING OF AN AGREEMENT TO SELL 7.3 PER CENT OF ISSUED ORDINARY SHARES OF METRO AG TO EP GLOBAL COMMERCE GMBH (EPGC) AND CALL OPTION TO ACQUIRE UP TO 15.2 PER CENT.HANIEL GROUP POSTED REVENUE OF EUR 2,403 MILLION IN FIRST HALF OF 2018.REVENUE ADJUSTED FOR CURRENCY TRANSLATION EFFECTS AS WELL AS COMPANY ACQUISITIONS AND DISPOSALS - INCREASED BY 8 PER CENT COMPARED TO PREVIOUS YEAR.OPERATING PROFIT (EBITA)^1 FOR FIRST SIX MONTHS OF 2018 AT EUR 157 MILLION WAS UP 16 PER CENT.PROFIT BEFORE TAXES FELL FROM EUR 105 MILLION TO EUR -811 MILLION DESPITE IMPROVEMENTS IN EBIT AND NET FINANCIAL INCOME.NEGATIVE SHARE PRICE PERFORMANCE FOR CECONOMY AND METRO SHARES IN Q2 2018 PROMPTED HANIEL TO TEST BOTH FINANCIAL INVESTMENTS FOR IMPAIRMENT.INVESTMENT RESULT FROM TWO FINANCIAL INVESTMENTS FELL FROM EUR 5 MILLION IN FIRST HALF OF 2017 TO EUR -949 MILLION.PROFIT AFTER TAXES IN FIRST HALF OF 2018 AMOUNTED TO EUR -842 MILLION.HANIEL SIGNED AN AGREEMENT TO SELL 7.3 PER CENT OF ISSUED ORDINARY SHARES OF METRO AG TO EP GLOBAL COMMERCE GMBH (EPGC), GERMANY.HANIEL HAS ALSO AGREED WITH EPGC THAT THEY MAY ACQUIRE UP TO 15.2 PER CENT OF ISSUED ORDINARY SHARES OF METRO AG UNDER A CALL OPTION.  Full Article

Metro CEO buys around 1 Million Euros in company shares
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 12:34pm EDT 

May 16 (Reuters) - Metro AG ::SAYS CEO OLAF KOCH ACQUIRES 90,000 METRO SHARES, EQUALS AROUND 1 MILLION EUROS.  Full Article

Metro IT Department To Change Its Name To Metro-Nom
Monday, 9 Apr 2018 02:42am EDT 

April 9 (Reuters) - Metro AG ::EFFECTIVE 1 MAY 2018, IT DEPARTMENT OF METRO AG WILL CHANGE ITS NAME TO METRO-NOM.  Full Article

Metro sees sustainable sales growth and stable EBIT in 2016/17‍​
Friday, 16 Feb 2018 04:15am EST 

Feb 16 (Reuters) - Metro B4B.DE::SAYS SEES SUSTAINABLE SALES GROWTH AND STABLE EBIT DEVELOPMENT IN FINANCIAL YEAR 2016/17.CHAIRMAN SAYS SUPERVISORY AND EXECUTIVE BOARD ARE CONVINCED THAT COMMUNICATION ON METRO SPLIT CONFORMING TO THE LAW.CHAIRMAN SAYS PROSECUTOR'S ALLEGATIONS AGAINST ME ARE UNFOUNDED‍​.  Full Article

Metro CEO Says To Focus On Gaining Market Share In Germany
Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018 03:32am EST 

Feb 13 (Reuters) - Metro B4B.DE CEO on conference call::SAYS RUSSIAN MARKET WILL REMAIN CHALLENGING IN FULL YEAR.SAYS WILL PREFER EXPANSION OF MARKET POSITION IN GERMANY TO IMPROVED EARNINGS.  Full Article

Metro CEO says not unhappy about Christmas trading
Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 06:00am EST 

Dec 13 (Reuters) - Metro ::SAYS EXPECT 2017/18 EARNINGS FROM REAL ESTATE AT PREVIOUS YEAR'S LEVEL OF 175 MILLION EUR.CEO SAYS CONVINCED DID NOT DO ANYTHING WRONG DURING THE SPLIT.CEO SAYS IS NOT UNHAPPY ABOUT CHRISTMAS TRADING ALTHOUGH DECISIVE DAYS ARE STILL AHEAD.CEO SAYS NOT DISCUSSING BIGGER TAKEOVERS, BUT EXPECTS PACE OF SMALLER BUYS TO INCREASE.  Full Article

E.ON and METRO Deutschland agree on nationwide photovoltaic initiative‍​
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 05:07am EDT 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - E.ON SE EONGn.DE:METRO DEUTSCHLAND AND E.ON AGREE ON NATIONWIDE PHOTOVOLTAIC INITIATIVE‍​.  Full Article

Metro sticks with mid-term guidance after Q3 results
Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 12:47am EDT 

Aug 31 (Reuters) - Metro AG :Says Q3 sales up 4.9 percent to 9.3 billion, like-for-like rise 2.6 percent.Says Q3 EBIT after special items 215 million euros versus 68 million a year ago.Says Metro delivery sales up more than 30 percent to 16.7 percent of sales.Says to publish forecast for 2017/18 with annual report; no forecast for 16/17 due to demerger.Says maintains mid-term guidance incl. 3 percent sales growth, EBITDA margin of approx 5 percent.  Full Article

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Nationwide strike called at Metro's German hypermarket chain Real

FRANKFURT German services union Verdi has called a nationwide strike at Metro AG's Real hypermarket chain for next Monday to press a demand for its 34,000 staff to be covered by a collective pay deal.