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Bart Cuypers ...
  • Cedric Duinslaeger
  • Guy Sips
  • Joachim Vansanten
  • Lenny Van Steenhuyse
  • Michiel Declercq
  • Ruben Devos
  • Sandra Cauwenberghs
  • Thomas Couvreur
  • Wido Jongman
  • Wim Hoste

Morning Note: AKA FP, ARGX BB, BEKB BB, BOKA NA, CFEB BB, ENX FP, EVS BB, IMMO BB, KDS NA, MONT BB, PIC BB, SBMO NA, SOF BB, TESB BB

AKKA: Forward EPS lowered by 30-50%, new TP of € 45
Argenx: Efgartigimod on track for gMG mid20, cash € 1.3bn
Bekaert: Weak 1Q top line but cost control saves bottom line
Boskalis: 1Q20 trading update
CFE: DEME concludes the sale of its Merkur stake
Euronext: Covid-19 trading supports strong CSS beat
EVS: OK end April order book but no guidance for FY20
Immobel: Completes sale of 800k treasury shares
Kiadis: NK-cell capabilities presented at conferences
Montea: Encouraging 1Q20 update
Picanol: Confirming guidance for FY20
SBM Offshore: Solid 1Q20 results, EBITDA guidance reiterated
Sofina: High on Caffeine
Tessenderlo: Sees limited impact from COVID-19
Underlyings
AKKA Technologies S.A.

Akka Technologies is an engineering and technology consultancy company. Co. bases its service around two areas which enable it to cover the full life cycle of a product: information and systems technology and engineering. Co.'s activities can be divided into six areas: Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering, Document Engineering, Industrial Information Technology and Embedded Systems, Information Systems and Consulting. Co. operates mainly in France, Belgium and Germany. Co also operates in Italy, Romania, Switzerland, Spain, England and Canada.

Argenx S.E

Argenx N.V. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a deep pipeline of differentiated antibody-based therapies for the treatment of severe autoimmune diseases and cancer. Utilizing its suite of differentiated technologies, Co. is focused on developing product candidates with the potential to be either first-in-class against novel targets or best-in-class against known, but complex, targets in order to treat diseases with a significant unmet medical need.

Bekaert S.A. N.V.

Bekaert is a global technological and market company engaged in advanced solutions based in steel wire transformation and coatings as well as an independent manufacturer of drawn steel wire products. In addition, Co. teams up with customers and suppliers globally to develop, implement, upgrade, and protect both current and future technologies. Co.'s business activities are put in practice along two main axes: Product Innovation and Process Innovation. Product Innovation helps Co. better serve its customers, while Process innovation enables Co. to increase operational effectiveness, minimizing its impact on the environment.

Cape Lambert Resources

Cape Lambert Resources is engaged in mineral investment, exploration and evaluation. Co.'s operations include: Marampa Project, which is a brownfields hematite iron ore project located in Sierra Leone, West Africa; Kukuna Project, which is located in northwest of Sierra Leone, and comprises one exploration licence; Rokel Project, which is located in Sierra Leone, and is prospective for discovery of hematite schist deposits geologically similar to those found at Marampa; Cote D'Ivoire Project, which includes three tenements in the Birimian Gold Belt of Cote D'Ivoire; and Wee MacGregor Project, which includes mining leases and exploration permits for minerals in Queensland, Australia.

Cie d'Entreprises CFE

CFE is engaged in civil engineering, buildings and industrial construction, dredging works and electrical installations. Co. is also engaged in property development, environmental protection and building management. Co.'s works carried on by Co.'s civil engineering group includes the following: hydraulic engineering, harbor works, bridges, and other engineering works, tunnels, road construction, dams, storage tanks, piping and drainage and caissons sunken soft soil. Co.'s buildings and industrial construction sector is active in the following fields: administrative buildings, industrial construction, public utility buildings, redevelopment, and residential buildings.

Euronext

Euronext is a cross-border exchange. Co. operates combined regulated markets across Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom (derivatives only). Co. offers a range of integrated services including the listing of financial instruments, trading in securities and derivatives, clearing, netting and settlement, market data dissemination and IT solutions and support. Co.'s customers include listed companies, members, institutional and individual investors who trade on Co. markets, other organizations, notably exchanges that use its technologies and services, and users of the financial and information generated by market activity.

EVS Broadcast Equipment S.A.

EVS Broadcasting Equipment is engaged in the development and marketing of audiovisual equipment relating to the processing of pictures and sound. Co. provides solutions based on tapeless workflows with a consistent modular architecture. Co.'s activities are divided into the following regions: Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and America.

Immobel SA

Compagnie Immobiliere de Belgique SA (Immobel) is a Belgium-based company active in the real estate development sector. The Company operates in three lines of business in Belgium, Luxembourg and Poland, such as office properties, the residential sector and land banking. Its clients include: the state, the European Union (EU) and/or institutional investors for office complexes; private clients for residential property and land purchases, as well as private clients looking to invest in housing. The Company's main projects in Belgium include Belair, Black Pearl, Parc Seny, Gateway, Bella Vita and Chastre Rue Du Chene. Its main projects in Luxembourg include Westside Village, Green Hill and Galerie Kons. Finally its main projects in Poland include Cedet, CBD One and Okraglak.

Kiadis Pharma

Kiadis Pharma is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on research, development and future commercialization of cell-based immunotherapy products for the treatment of blood cancers and inherited blood disorders. Co.' lead product ATIR101 is being tested using a single-dose regimen in patients with blood cancer who have not found a matching donor and where a partially matched (haploidentical) family member is used as donor for HSCT.

Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster N.V.

Royal Boskalis Westminster is a service provider operating in the dredging, dry and maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors. Co. is involved in dredging activities and provides a range of maritime services for the offshore energy sector. In addition, Co. provides towage services as well as emergency response and salvage related services. Co.'s main clients are oil, gas and power companies, port operators, governments, shipping companies, international project developers, insurance companies and mining companies. Co. operates on behalf of its clients in over 75 countries across six continents.

Montea C.V.A.

Montea Sca. Montea Comm VA, formerly Montea CVA, is a Belgium-based real estate investment trust specialized in logistics and semi-industrial real estate in Belgium, the Netherlands and France. The Company's property portfolio represents approximately a surface of 584,694 Square meters (m2) across 37 sites. Its group companies include, among others, Montea Management NV, Montea Comm. VA, Acer Park NV, Montea Nederland NV, Montea Almere NV, Montea Rotterdam NV, SCI Actipole Cambrai, SCI Sagittaire, SCI Saxo, SCI Sevigne, SCI Socrate and SCI 3R. In addition, the Company also partners with Decathlon.

Picanol N.V.

Picanol is an international, customer-oriented group specialized in development, production and sale of weaving machines and other high-tech, industrial products, systems and services. Co. operates in three business segments: Weaving Machines and Industries. Weaving Machines: Co. develops, manufactures and sells high-tech weaving machines based on air (airjet) or rapier technology. Industries: Proferro comprises all foundry activities and Co.'s machining activities. It produces cast iron parts for e.g. compressors, pumps and agricultural machinery, and parts for Picanol weaving machines.

SBM Offshore

SBM Offshore is a holding company. Co. provides floating production solutions to the offshore energy industry, over the full product life-cycle. Co.'s main activities are the design, supply, installation, operation and life extension of floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels. Other products include semi-submersibles, tension-leg platforms, floating production storage and offloading liquefied natural gas, turret mooring systems, brownfield and offshore (off) loading terminals. As of Dec 31 2015, Co.'s fleet consisted of 10 FPSOs, two floating storage and offloadings, one mobile offshore production unit, one semisubmersible in operation worldwide.

Sofina S.A.

SOFINA is an investment company whose portfolio consists of shareholdings in various companies. Co. manages a portfolio of long-term and short-term investments. Its portfolio comprises investments in companies which are active in sectors such as: Energy and Services (GDF Suez, Suez Environnement, bioMerieux and Exmar); Retail (Colruyt, Delhaize); Consumer goods (Danone, Rapala, B & W Group, and Chapoutier); Satellite operators (SES); Finance Companies (Eurazeo, Caledonia, Luxempart, RAB Capital); Industry (Petit Forestier, Landis + Gyr, Carbone Lorraine and Deceuninck) and Alternative assets (Private equity, Hedge funds).

Tessenderlo Group NV

Tessenderlo Group is engaged in providing solutions for food, agriculture, water management and use and re-use of natural resources. Co. has three operating segments: Agro, which is engaged in the production and marketing of crop nutrients (liquid crop fertilizers and Sulfate of Potash) and crop protection products; Bio-Valorization, which combines Co.'s activities in animal by-product processing, comprised of Akiolis (rendering, production and sales of proteins and fats) and PB Gelatins (production and sales of gelatins); and Industrial Solutions, with activities including the production and sales of plastic pipes systems and water treatment chemicals.

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Analysts
Bart Cuypers

Cedric Duinslaeger

Guy Sips

Joachim Vansanten

Lenny Van Steenhuyse

Michiel Declercq

Ruben Devos

Sandra Cauwenberghs

Thomas Couvreur

Wido Jongman

Wim Hoste

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