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Keywords Studios PLC (KWS.L)

KWS.L on London Stock Exchange

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5 Aug 2020
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Keywords Studios Sees HY Adjusted EBITDA To Rise About 19%
Tuesday, 4 Aug 2020 

Aug 4 (Reuters) - Keywords Studios PLC ::KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC - EXPECTS TO REPORT FIRST HALF REVENUES OF APPROXIMATELY EUR 173.5M REPRESENTING A C.13% INCREASE.KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC - HY ADJUSTED EBITDA(2) IS EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY EUR 30.8M, AN INCREASE OF C.19%.  Full Article

Keywords Studios Says Total Of 6.9 Mln New Ordinary Shares Have Been Placed
Friday, 15 May 2020 

May 15 (Reuters) - Keywords Studios PLC ::KEYWORDS STUDIOS-TOTAL OF 6.9 MILLION NEW ORDINARY SHARES HAVE BEEN PLACED RAISING GROSS PROCEEDS OF ABOUT £100 MILLION.  Full Article

Keywords Studios FY Pretax Profit 17.4 Million EUR Vs 22.1 Million EUR
Thursday, 16 Apr 2020 

April 16 (Reuters) - Keywords Studios PLC ::FY PRETAX PROFIT 17.4 MILLION EUR VERSUS 22.1 MILLION EUR YEAR AGO.FY GROUP REVENUE EUR 326.5M VERSUS EUR 250.8M.FY TOTAL DIVIDEND PER SHARE 0.58P.FY ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX EUR 40.9M VERSUS EUR 37.9M.TRADING IN 2020 STARTED IN LINE WITH MARKET EXPECTATIONS FOR FULL YEAR.KEYWORDS STUDIOS - ONLY LIMITED IMPACT FROM COVID-19 SEEN IN FIRST TWO MONTHS OF 2020 AT 5 CHINA BASED STUDIOS.INAPPROPRIATE TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE FOR FY20 AT THIS TIME.KEYWORDS STUDIOS - CEO AND CFO HAVE VOLUNTEERED TO TAKE A 20% REDUCTION IN PAY.  Full Article

Keywords Studios To Delay FY Results Announcement
Wednesday, 25 Mar 2020 

March 25 (Reuters) - Keywords Studios PLC ::KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC - DECIDED TO DELAY FY RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT.KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC - GROUP WILL REPORT NO EARLIER THAN 6 APRIL 2020.KEYWORDS STUDIOS - TRADING IN 2020 STARTED IN LINE WITH MARKET EXPECTATIONS FOR FULL YEAR, WITH ONLY MINIMAL IMPACT FROM COVID-19 IN FIRST TWO MONTHS.KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC - DO EXPECT DISRUPTION TO PROVISION OF OUR SERVICES DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC.KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC - ANTICIPATE UNDERLYING DRIVERS OF GROWTH ACROSS VIDEO GAMES MARKET TO REMAIN INTACT.  Full Article

Keywords Studios Sees Higher FY Rev, Adj. Pretax Profit
Thursday, 30 Jan 2020 

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Keywords Studios PLC ::BOARD EXPECTS TO REPORT FULL YEAR REVENUES OF APPROXIMATELY EUR 326M, REPRESENTING A C.30% INCREASE ON PRIOR YEAR.ON AN ORGANIC BASIS, FY GROUP REVENUES ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE BY APPROXIMATELY 15% (H1 2019: 17.3%, 2018: 10.1%).FY ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX IS EXPECTED TO BE ABOUT EUR 41M, REPRESENTING AN INCREASE OF C.8% FROM EUR 37.9M IN PRIOR YEAR.NET DEBT AT 31 DECEMBER 2019 IS EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY EUR 18M (EUR 9.0M AT 30 JUNE 2019, EUR 0.4M AT 31 DECEMBER 2018).  Full Article

Keywords Studios Announces Acquisition Of Ichi, Kantan And Syllabes
Tuesday, 17 Dec 2019 

Dec 17 (Reuters) - Keywords Studios PLC ::KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC - ACQUISITION.KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF ICHI, KANTAN AND SYLLABES.KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC - TOTAL CONSIDERATION PAYABLE FOR THREE BUSINESS IS EUR 7M, £3.2M AND CAD$475K RESPECTIVELY.  Full Article

Keywords Studios Says Jon Hauck Takes Up Role As CFO Effective Oct. 14
Monday, 14 Oct 2019 

Oct 14 (Reuters) - Keywords Studios PLC ::KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC - CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER APPOINTMENT UPDATE.KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC - JON HAUCK TAKES UP HIS ROLE AND BOARD POSITION WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT TODAY, 14 OCTOBER 2019.  Full Article

Keywords Studios Secures ‍New Revolving Credit Facility For Up To Eur 140 Mln
Monday, 14 Oct 2019 

Oct 14 (Reuters) - Keywords Studios PLC ::NEW REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY FOR UP TO EUR 140M.NEW REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY FOR UP TO EUR 140M SECURED.KEYWORDS STUDIOS - NEW FACILITY PROVIDED BY BARCLAYS BANK PLC, CITIBANK N.A., HSBC, SILICON VALLEY BANK FOR INITIAL EUR 100M OVER A THREE-YEAR TERM.KEYWORDS STUDIOS - NEW REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY REPLACES EXISTING EUR 105M FACILITY.  Full Article

Keywords Studios Announces Acquisition Of TV+Synchron Berlin GmbH
Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019 

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Keywords Studios PLC ::KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC - ACQUISITION OF TV+SYNCHRON BERLIN GMBH.KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC - ACQUISITION IS EXPECTED TO COMPLETE, SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS BEING FULFILLED, ON 1 OCTOBER 2019.KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC - THOMAS WOLFERT WILL REMAIN IN BUSINESS AND CONTINUE TO MANAGE TVS AND ITS TEAM OF 19 EMPLOYEES.KEYWORDS TOTAL CONSIDERATION FOR ACQUISITION IS COMPRISED OF EUR 2.8M IN CASH ON COMPLETION AND EUR 0.9M VIA ISSUE OF NEW SHARES IN KEYWORDS.  Full Article

Keywords Studios HY Pretax Profit 6.7 Mln Eur Vs 10.8 Mln Eur Year Ago
Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019 

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Keywords Studios PLC ::H1 REVENUE ROSE 39.3 PERCENT TO 153.2 MILLION EUR.H1 PRETAX PROFIT 6.7 MILLION EUR VERSUS 10.8 MILLION EUR YEAR AGO.HY ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX WAS UP 14.3% TO EUR 18.4M, ON A PRE IFRS 16 BASIS IT WAS EUR 18.6M (H1 2018: EUR 16.1M).TRADING IN SECOND HALF HAS STARTED WELL.EXPECT STRONG ORGANIC REVENUE GROWTH, AT SLIGHTLY SLOWER GROWTH RATES THAN FIRST HALF IN SECOND HALF.WELL PLACED TO DELIVER REVENUES FOR FY AT UPPER END OF CURRENT MARKET EXPECTATONS WITH PROFIT EXPECTATIONS BROADLY UNCHANGED.10% INCREASE IN INTERIM DIVIDEND TO 0.58P PER SHARE (H1 2018: 0.53P).  Full Article

BRIEF-Keywords Studios To Delay FY Results Announcement

* KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC - DECIDED TO DELAY FY RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT