Sept 21 (Reuters) - NUMIS CORPORATION PLC ::HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE CHANCERY DIVISION CONFIRMED CANCELLATION OF AMOUNT STANDING TO CREDIT OF SHARE PREMIUM ACCOUNT OF COMPANY.COURT ORDER APPROVING CANCELLATION WAS REGISTERED WITH REGISTRAR OF COMPANIES ON 20 SEPTEMBER 2017 AND THEREFORE BECAME EFFECTIVE ON THAT DATE.THIS FOLLOWS APPROVAL OF CANCELLATION OF COMPANY'S SHARE PREMIUM ACCOUNT BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION AT GENERAL MEETING OF COMPANY HELD ON 30 AUGUST.
Sept 13 (Reuters) - Aberdeen International Inc :Aberdeen provides update on African Thunder Platinum investment.Aberdeen International Inc - African Thunder Platinum Limited has agreed to sell all of issued, outstanding shares of Smokey Hills Platinum Mining.All issued and outstanding shares of smokey hills platinum mining will be sold to Sail Group of Companies.
Aug 31 (Reuters) - LANG UND SCHWARZ WERTPAPIERHANDEL AG ::GROUP NET PROFIT OF EUR 1,510 THOUSAND IN Q2 2017 (PREVIOUS YEAR: EUR 1,432 THOUSAND).PROFIT FROM ORDINARY ACTIVITIES TEUR 3,991 IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2017 (PREVIOUS YEAR: TEUR 3,876).NOW EXPECTING EXCELLENT RESULT FOR THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2017.H1 GROSS PROFIT FROM BUSINESS ACTIVITIES (INTEREST INCOME,COMMISSION INCOME AND TRADING INCOME) EUR 10.0 MILLION.
Refiles to add bullet point, link:Says H1 net profit down 30.5 percent y/y.Says it aims to raise up to 6.5 billion yuan ($985.74 million) via share placement for business expansion.
Aug 17 (Reuters) - Ebix Inc ::Ebix signs agreement to acquire inward international remittance business from Wall Street Finance Limited (BSE: WSFIN).Deal for $7.4 million.Acquisition once approved, is expected to be accretive to EBIX earnings immediately.Funded transaction using its internal cash reserves.Agreement while approved by Wall Street Board, is subject to its shareholders approval.
Aug 15 (Reuters) - VARENGOLD BANK AG :INTEREST INCOME OF COMPANY INCREASED FROM TEUR 2,545 IN FIRST HALF OF 2016 TO TEUR 3,035 IN FIRST HALF OF 2017.INCOME FROM NORMAL BUSINESS ACTIVITIES TEUR 675 IN FIRST HALF OF 2017 (FIGURE AS AT 30 JUNE 2016: TEUR 1,847).H1 PROFIT OF TEUR 219 (FIGURE AS AT 30 JUNE 2016: TEUR 1,651).IS VIEWING FURTHER ACTIVITIES OF SECOND HALF OF 2017 WITH CONFIDENCE.NET COMMISSION OF TEUR 5,819 REMAINED CONSTANT IN FIRST HALF OF 2017 (FIGURE AS AT 30 JUNE 2016: TEUR 5,720).H1 NET RESULT FOR TRADING PORTFOLIO FELL BY TEUR 3,901 TO TEUR 36.
Aug 15 (Reuters) - Western Securities Co Ltd <002673.SZ>:Says H1 net profit down 25.70 percent y/y at 437.45 million yuan ($65.51 million).Says it plans to sell 10.83 percent stake in equity trading centre in Shaanxi for at least 1.12 yuan per share.
July 27 (Reuters) - Evercore Partners Inc :Evercore reports second quarter 2017 results; quarterly dividend of $0.34 per share.Q2 adjusted earnings per share $1.06.Q2 earnings per share $0.41.Q2 revenue rose 6 percent to $370.5 million.Q2 earnings per share view $0.84 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Says "our advisory business continues to drive our results".Evercore partners says "recently initiated changes which we believe will help evercore be better positioned for future".Evercore says in July, in its equities business made changes to remaining long term performance based consideration associated with isi acquisition.Evercore-Exchanged remaining long term performance based consideration related to isi deal for units representing a fixed, instead of variable, number of shares.Evercore says "fundamentals of a healthy m&a environment remain in place".Evercore says "the volume of transactions less than $5 billion, which constitute vast majority of transactions, continues to grow".
July 26 (Reuters) - BAADER BANK AG ::H1 OPERATING RESULT TURNAROUND WITH GROWTH OF EUR 8.6 MILLION TO EUR 5.8 MILLION.H1 SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT IN EARNINGS BEFORE TAX - GROWTH OF EUR 5.1 MILLION TO EUR 3.0 MILLION.H2 OUTLOOK: RESTRUCTURING COSTS COULD HAVE FURTHER NEGATIVE EFFECTS ON RESULT.H1 NET COMMISSION INCOME IMPROVED BY 17% FROM EUR 22.1 MILLION TO EUR 25.8 MILLION.