Uniper SE (UN01.DE)
Thu, Dec 7 2017
FRANKFURT German energy firm Uniper sees scope for small takeovers in the area of gas-fired power assets, chief financial officer Christopher Delbrueck told investors and journalists on Thursday.
FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF, Dec 7 German energy firm Uniper on Thursday promised higher dividends in coming years in its bid to convince shareholders not to tender their stock to Fortum in the Finnish group's 8.05 billion euro ($9.49 billion) takeover bid.
FRANKFURT Activist investor Elliott Management has taken a 5.32 percent stake in Uniper, putting pressure on Finland's Fortum to sweeten its 8.05 billion euro ($9.51 billion) takeover offer for the German energy company.
* Uniper shares close up 3.9 pct after hitting record (Recasts, adds context on E.ON-Fortum deal, shares)
FRANKFURT, Dec 5 Activist investor Elliott Management has taken a stake in German energy company Uniper , which itself is the target of a takeover bid by Finland's Fortum, the online edition of Manager Magazin reported on Tuesday.
FRANKFURT German energy firm Uniper, subject to a 8.05 billion euro ($9.54 billion) takeover bid by Finnish peer Fortum, could make small and selective acquisitions itself, its finance chief told the online version of FINANCE magazine.
FRANKFURT German energy group Uniper , which is trying to fend off a takeover bid, has already cut more than two thirds of the 2,000 jobs it was planning to shed by 2018, its chief financial officer said.
* Reductions part of 400 mln euro cost cut programme (Recasts to show most of the cuts are done, adds CEO quote)
FRANKFURT, Nov 22 German energy group Uniper is cutting a total of around 2,000 jobs, or 14 percent of its workforce, by the end of next year as part of a cost-cutting programme it announced a year ago, its finance chief told daily Rheinische Post.
FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF German energy group Uniper rejected an 8.05 billion euro ($9.5 billion) takeover bid from Finland's Fortum on Tuesday but will hold talks as it seeks a higher offer and more commitments to the company's future.