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Change in AGRANA shareholder structure / Announcement pursuant to Art. 93 (2) of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act (BörseG)

AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG (AGRANA), Vienna, ISIN AT0000603709, hereby announces, in accordance with Art. 93 (2) of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act (BörseG), that it was informed by M&G Investment Management Limited, London|Great Britain, on 26 February 2014, pursuant to Art. 91 BörseG, of a...

Changes in the AGRANA shareholder structure. Medium term increase of the actual free float is targeted.

AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG (AGRANA), Vienna, was informed today by its main shareholder Z&S Zucker und Stärke Holding AG (Z&S), Vienna, that the British financial services company Prudential plc (M&G Investments), London, Great Britain, and several of its subsidiaries have completely divested...

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AGRANA intends to acquire Urziceni and Liesti sugar refinery plants from Lemarco S.A.

AGRANA Zucker GmbH has reached agreement with the Romanian sugar producer Lemarco S.A. to acquire the latter's plants in Urziceni and Liesti.

AGRANA Results for the first three quarters of 2013|14 - Guidance for full year reaffirmed

In the first three quarters of the 2013|14 financial year, AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG registered a slight increase in Group revenue from the prior-year comparative period (up 1.2% to € 2,416.9 million).

AGRANA results for first half 2013/14 (ended 31 August 2013)

In the first half of 2013|14, AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG saw a year-on-year increase in Group revenue from € 1,603.1 million to € 1,674.3 million.

AGRANA half-year earnings 2013|14 well down on prior year

For H1 2013|14, AGRANA announces an increase in consolidated revenues to € 1,674.3 million from € 1.603.1 million in the comparable period of the prior year.

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AGRANA results for first quarter of 2013|14 (ended 31 May 2013)

Revenue in the Fruit segment continued to rise significantly in the first quarter.

AGRANA opens wheat starch plant at site in Pischelsdorf | Lower Austria

AGRANA today opened a new wheat starch processing plant at its site in Pischelsdorf, Lower Austria. The capital investment involved amounted to around EUR 70 million.

CEO Johann Marihart elected President of the European Association of Sugar Producers (CEFS) for a further three years

On 7 June 2013, the General Assembly of the CEFS (Comité Européen des Fabricants de Sucre), with offices in Brussels, elected Johann Marihart, CEO of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG, to serve as its president for a further term of three years, until June 2016. Moreover, following the expansion of the...

AGRANA Group revenue surpasses € 3 billion for the first time / Steady dividend proposal of € 3.60 per share

Revenue growth of 18.9% to € 3,065.9 million, driven by all segmentsOperating profit up 1.9% to € 236.9 million before exceptional itemsExceptional items expense of € 19.1 million in Fruit segment weighs on EBITEquity ratio of 47.0% (prior year: 45.4%)Outlook:- Modest revenue growth...