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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Convatec Group Appoints Genus Plc's Karim Bitar As CEO
Monday, 25 Mar 2019 

March 25 (Reuters) - ConvaTec Group PLC ::CONVATEC GROUP PLC - APPOINTS KARIM BITAR AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER.  Full Article

Genus Plc Says CEO Stepping Down, To Take Top Job At Convatec
Monday, 25 Mar 2019 

March 25 (Reuters) - Genus PLC ::GENUS - GENUS CHIEF EXECUTIVE TRANSITION.GENUS PLC - KARIM BITAR, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, WILL BE STEPPING DOWN FROM BOARD FROM 16 SEPTEMBER 2019.GENUS PLC - COMMENCED A SEARCH TO IDENTIFY BITAR'S SUCCESSOR.GENUS PLC - BITAR WILL BE TAKING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER POSITION AT CONVATEC GROUP PLC FROM 30 SEPTEMBER 2019.  Full Article

Genus PLC HY Statutory Revenue 238.8 Mln Stg Vs. 238.6 Mln Stg
Thursday, 28 Feb 2019 

Feb 28 (Reuters) - Genus PLC ::GENUS PLC SAYS HY STATUTORY REVENUE 238.8 MILLION STG VERSUS 238.6 MILLION STG.GENUS PLC SAYS FY STATUTORY BASIC LOSS PER SHARE WAS 11.7P (2017: 69.0P PROFIT PER SHARE).  Full Article

Genus Says 3 Mln New Shares Of 10 Pence Placed By Peel Hunt & Liberum Capital
Friday, 7 Dec 2018 

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Genus PLC ::RESULT OF PLACING TO RAISE APPROXIMATELY £68M.TOTAL OF 3.MILLION NEW SHARES OF 10 PENCE CONDITIONALLY PLACED BY PEEL HUNT LLP AND LIBERUM CAPITAL.PLACING TO NEW AND EXISTING INVESTORS AT A PRICE OF 2,200 PENCE PER PLACING SHARE RAISING GROSS PROCEEDS OF £68 MILLION FOR CO.  Full Article

Genus Says To Raise 68 Mln Pounds Via Accelerated Bookbuild Placing
Thursday, 6 Dec 2018 

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Genus PLC ::PROPOSED PLACING TO RAISE APPROXIMATELY £68M.PEEL HUNT LLP AND LIBERUM CAPITAL LIMITED ARE ACTING AS JOINT BOOKRUNNERS IN RESPECT OF PLACING.PLACING WILL COMPRISE A PLACING OF 3,097,200 NEW ORDINARY SHARES IN THE COMPANY AT 2,200 PENCE PER SHARE.PLACING IS BEING CONDUCTED VIA AN ACCELERATED BOOKBUILD.ACCELERATED BOOKBUILD WILL BE LAUNCHED IMMEDIATELY.  Full Article

Genus Expects 2019 Performance In Line With Expectations
Thursday, 15 Nov 2018 

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Genus PLC ::GENUS PLC - ANTICIPATES TO PERFORM IN LINE WITH ITS GROWTH EXPECTATIONS FOR FINANCIAL YEAR 2019..GENUS PLC - CURRENTLY ANTICIPATES THAT GENUS WILL PERFORM IN LINE WITH ITS GROWTH EXPECTATIONS FOR YEAR ENDING 30 JUNE 2019.GENUS PLC - IN FOUR MONTHS TO 31 OCTOBER 2018, PIC VOLUMES GREW IN NORTH AMERICA, LATIN AMERICA AND EUROPE, BUT WERE LOWER IN ASIA DUE TO ASF IN CHINA.GENUS PLC - ANTICIPATE NORTH AMERICA BEING BACK TO FULL CAPACITY IN SPRING OF 2019.GENUS - FOR 4 MONTHS TO 31 OCTOBER, ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX, INCLUDING PLANNED INCREASED INVESTMENT IN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, WAS LOWER THAN VERY STRONG START TO PRIOR YEAR.  Full Article

Genus FY Adj. Pretax Profit Up 4 Pct
Thursday, 6 Sep 2018 

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Genus PLC ::FY REVENUE OF £470.3M INCREASED 2 PCT.FY ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX UP 4 PCT TO £58.5 MILLION.BOARD IS RECOMMENDING A FINAL DIVIDEND OF 17.9 PENCE PER SHARE.CUSTOMERS FACE CHALLENGING EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENT DUE TO GROWING BARRIERS TO INTERNATIONAL TRADE & SPREAD OF AFRICAN SWINE FEVER TO CHINA.ANTICIPATES FURTHER FINANCIAL AND STRATEGIC PROGRESS IN 2019.  Full Article

Genus Plc Reports HY ‍basic Earnings Per Share of 69 Pence​
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018 

Feb 28 (Reuters) - Genus Plc ::HY ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX ‍29.0​ MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 25.1 MILLION POUNDS AS REPORTED YEAR- AGO.HY REVENUE ‍238.6​ MILLION POUNDS VERSUS 222.1 MILLION POUNDS AS REPORTED YEAR- AGO.INTERIM DIVIDEND PER SHARE ‍8.1​ PENCE.HY ‍BASIC EARNINGS PER SHARE 69 PENCE​.GENUS- ‍DEMAND FOR DAIRY PRODUCT CONTINUES TO SHOW INCREMENTAL RISE SUPPORTED BY CHINA'S GROWTH IN DEMAND, NOT BEING MET BY DOMESTIC GROWTH IN OUTPUT​.‍HY PORCINE REVENUES GREW 3% (6% IN CONSTANT CURRENCY) WITH INCREASED ROYALTY REVENUES IN ALL REGIONS​.‍HY ADJUSTED BASIC EARNINGS PER SHARE UP 34% TO 40.9P​.GENUS- ‍ANTICIPATE PERFORMING IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS IN FY ON CONSTANT CURRENCY BASIS, BUT NOW EXPECT ACTUAL CURRENCIES TO BE A HEADWIND FOR YEAR​.  Full Article

Genus sees performance in line with growth expectations for 2018​
Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Genus Plc :GENUS - ‍TRADING WAS IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS IN PERIOD FROM 1 JULY TO 15 NOV 2017 ​AND CONTINUED TO MAKE GOOD PROGRESS TOWARDS ITS STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES FOR YEAR.‍ANTICIPATES THAT GENUS WILL PERFORM IN LINE WITH ITS GROWTH EXPECTATIONS FOR FINANCIAL YEAR 2018​.  Full Article

Genus says full-year revenue rises 18 pct on new contracts
Thursday, 7 Sep 2017 

Sept 7 (Reuters) - Genus PLC :‍FY ADJUSTED REVENUE 459.1 MILLION STG VERSUS 388.3 MILLION STG YEAR AGO​.FY REVENUE OF £459.1M INCREASED 18%.FY ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX UP 13% TO £56.4M (DOWN 1% IN CONSTANT CURRENCY).‍FY ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX 56.4 MILLION STG VERSUS 49.7 MILLION STG YEAR AGO​.FY STATUTORY PROFIT BEFORE TAX DOWN 33% TO £40.7M PRIMARILY DUE TO LOWER PENSION RELATED EXCEPTIONAL CREDITS OF £5.7M COMPARED WITH A £44.2M CREDIT IN PRIOR YEAR.FY STRONG FREE CASH FLOW 1 OF £25.4M (2016: £15.7M).RECOMMENDED DIVIDEND INCREASED BY 10% TO 23.6P, WELL COVERED BY ADJUSTED EARNINGS AT 2.9 TIMES (2016: 2.8 TIMES).FY NET DEBT TO EBITDA OF 1.5X (2016: 1.4X) AFTER ACQUISITIONS AND INVESTMENTS OF £30.0M (2016: £7.2M).VOLUMES GROWTH OF 8% IN H2 RESULTING IN VOLUMES GROWTH OF 1% OVERALL IN YEAR (2016: 6% LOWER."WE SEE SOLID GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES IN YEAR AHEAD ACROSS OUR BUSINESSES AND ANTICIPATE PERFORMING IN LINE WITH OUR EXPECTATIONS".  Full Article

UPDATE 1-Medical device maker ConvaTec names Genus top boss as CEO

March 25 British medical devices maker ConvaTec Group Plc on Monday named Genus Plc's top boss Karim Bitar as its chief executive officer and said Chairman Christopher Gent would retire from his role.