Company Results & Outlooks

BRIEF-Exillon Energy says H1 net profit fell 45 pct to $13.2 mln

* H1 net profit decreased by 45% to us$13.2 million (us$23.8 million in h1 2014)

Coach shrinks Hong Kong presence amid drop in China shoppers

HONG KONG, Aug 28 - Leather goods maker Coach Inc is shutting one of its three flagship locations in Hong Kong next week, the latest retailer to be hit by the drop in the number of mainland Chinese visitors to the city amid a slowing economy and weaker yuan.

Regulatory News 28 Aug 2015

BRIEF-Restaurant Group posts 10 pct rise in H1 profit

* Strong trading performance across all brands with good growth in turnover, profit and margins:

28 Aug 2015

UPDATE 1-888 and GVC head into final battle for Bwin

* Bwin to update investors on Tuesday (Writes through, adds shares, quotes)

M&A, 28 Aug 2015

BRIEF-Chesnara says H1 pretax profit rises to 30.4 mln stg

* Value enhancement through writing profitable new business in Sweden

M&A, 28 Aug 2015

BRIEF-MHP Q2 net profit jumps to $231 mln

* Q2 net profit for period is $231 million, compared to $46 million for Q2 2014

28 Aug 2015

BRIEF-Computacenter sees FY adj profit slighty ahead of expectations

* Group's total adjusted revenues 1 increased by 6.5 pct on a constant currency basis to 1.44 billion stg

28 Aug 2015

BRIEF-Avangardco Investments Public swings to H1 net loss of $152.4 million

* H1 consolidated revenue amounted to $121.4 million, a decrease of 54 pct y-o-y (H1 2014: $262.7 million)

28 Aug 2015

BRIEF-GVC Holdings H1 gaming revenue up 15.1 pct

* H1 Adjusted, diluted earnings per share growth of 25 pct to EUR 33.3 cents per share

28 Aug 2015

BRIEF-UTV Media says H1 turnover at UTV Ireland below expectations

* Board has approved programming and marketing action plan for UTV Ireland

28 Aug 2015
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