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Pantaflix H1 EBITDA swings to profit of EUR 8.5 mln

Thursday, 28 Sep 2017

Sept 28 (Reuters) - PANTAFLIX AG : :DGAP-NEWS: PANTAFLIX AG: PUBLICATION OF 2017 HALF-YEAR REPORT - OPERATING PERFORMANCE AND PROGRESS IN VOD BUSINESS MUCH BETTER THAN FORECAST - EBITDA OF EUR 8.5 MILLION - SHARP RISE IN EARNINGS EXPECTED FOR 2017 AS A WHOLE.H1 REVENUES AND INCOME FROM ORDINARY ACTIVITIES ROSE TO A NEARLY SEVENFOLD AMOUNT OF EUR 13.3 MILLION VERSUS EUR 2.0 MILLION YEAR AGO.‍H1 EBITDA AMOUNTED TO EUR 8.5 MILLION AFTER EUR -2.3 MILLION IN FIRST HALF OF 2016, SURPASSING EXPECTATIONS​.‍MANAGEMENT BOARD IS AIMING FOR A SHARP RISE IN REVENUES ALONG WITH A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN INCOME FOR CURRENT FINANCIAL YEAR​.

Tohokushinsha Film to transfer television broadcasting business to Tokyo-based wholly owned unit

Tuesday, 5 Sep 2017

Sept 5 (Reuters) - Tohokushinsha Film Corp <2329.T>:* Says it will transfer television broadcasting business to Tokyo-based wholly owned unit, which is engaged in satellite basic broadcasting business, effective Oct. 14 .

Bossdom Digiinnovation plans to merge with international communication unit

Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017

Aug 15 (Reuters) - Bossdom Digiinnovation Co Ltd <6622.TWO> ::* Says it plans to merge with its wholly owned international communication unit, with record date on Sept. 29.* Says the unit will be dissolved after transaction.

AT&T makes executive appointments to prepare for Time Warner merger close

Friday, 28 Jul 2017

July 28 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc :AT&T makes executive appointments to prepare for Time Warner merger close.AT&T Inc - ‍In addition to her responsibilities as global marketing officer, Lori Lee will assume leadership of AT&T International​.‍transaction is currently under review by United States Department of Justice and competition authorities in certain foreign countries​.AT&T Inc - ‍john Stankey, will assume lead of AT&T's Time Warner merger integration planning team​.AT&T Inc says John Donovan, is named CEO of AT&T Communications.AT&T - ‍john Donovan, is named CEO of AT&T Communications, which includes AT&T's business solutions, entertainment group, technology & operations groups​.

Constantin Medien's first quarter marked by weaker film business

Friday, 21 Jul 2017

July 21 (Reuters) - Constantin Medien AG says:First quarter marked by weaker film business.Group sales of 111.1 million euros below previous year's figure.2017 overall year expectations unchanged.A number of uncertainties still exist that could affect expectations for operational development in segments and overall financial targets of group.

MM2 Asia says entered into subscription agreements with certain subscribers

Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017

July 18 (Reuters) - MM2 Asia Ltd ::Entered into subscription agreements with certain subscribers.Subscription agreements in connection with issuance by issuer of an aggregate of S$93 million convertible notes.Proposed issue of convertible debt securities by MM Connect Pte. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of MM2 Asia Ltd.Board intends to use proceeds of convertible securities for proposed acquisition, group's cinema business.

Village Roadshow expects FY17 EBITDA for a certain division to be about $55 million

Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017

July 18 (Reuters) - Village Roadshow Ltd ::Now expected that FY17 EBITDA for total theme parks division 1 will be about $55 million.FY17 EBITDA for cinema exhibition division 2 is now expected to be behind prior year which was an all time record performance.VRL now expects attributable net profit after tax before material items and discontinued operations to be $20 - 23 million.VRL expects to recognise an impairment of wet'n'wild Sydney assets of approximately $65 million pre-tax.

Shanghai New Culture Media Group sees H1 FY 2017 net profit up 20 pct to 30 pct

Monday, 17 Jul 2017

July 17(Reuters) - Shanghai New Culture Media Group Co Ltd <300336.SZ> ::* Sees H1 FY 2017 net profit to increase by 20 percent to 30 percent, or to be 139.4 million yuan to 151.0 million yuan.* Says H1 FY 2016 net profit was 116.2 million yuan.* The reasons for the forecast are income from released movies and TV dramas and increased investment return as well as improved advertising business.

Beijing Hualubaina Film & TV sees H1 FY 2017 net profit down 10 pct to 40 pct

Monday, 17 Jul 2017

July 17(Reuters) - Beijing Hualubaina Film&TV Co Ltd <300291.SZ> ::* Sees H1 FY 2017 net profit to decrease by 10 percent to 40 percent, or to be 54.9 million yuan to 82.3 million yuan.* Says H1 FY 2016 net profit was 91.4 million yuan.* The reasons are marketing promotion expense of sports games business and not meeting expectation of investment promotion in variety sector .

AT&T says no decisions made on organizational structure related to Time Warner deal

Friday, 14 Jul 2017

July 14 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc ::AT&T Inc on Time Warner deal says no decisions on organizational structure or leadership have been finalized‍​.

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