Straumann Holding AG (STMN.S)
* ACQUIRES SAME DAY SOLUTIONS (SDS), A DENTAL DISTRIBUTION COMPANY IN PORTUGAL
* RECEIVES GREEN LIGHT TO ACQUIRE 70% STAKE IN TURKISH DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
Oct 26 Dental implant maker Straumann raised its full-year revenue target on Thursday, lifting its shares to a record high after its strongest quarterly growth in nine years.
ZURICH, Sept 6 The Swiss blue-chip SMI was seen opening 0.1 percent easier at 8,864 points on Wednesday, according to premarket indications by bank Julius Baer.
* GENERATES CHF 260 MILLION CASH FROM SALE OF TREASURY SHARES TO FINANCE STRATEGIC ACQUISITIONS/INVESTMENTS
* ANNOUNCES ITS INTENTION TO PLACE 432 665 OF ITS OWN TREASURY SHARES, REPRESENTING 2.7% OF ALL OUTSTANDING SHARES
(This Aug 17 story corrects quote in Thursday's stocks report to read "hawkish", not "dovish".)
(This version of the August 17 story corrects quote in Thursday's stocks report to read "hawkish", not "dovish")
LONDON, Aug 17 European shares broke their three-day winning streak on Thursday as banks fell following a set of cautious minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve, and energy stocks also weighed on a busy day for company results.
* Not to pursue intended accelerated bookbuild offering to place treasury shares that announced earlier today