Media company Roularta reported that initial indications for the first six months of 2018 were below expectations as advertising had declined by 5% to 10% year on year, depending on the medium.
Lingerie and swimwear company Van de Velde reported its turnover for the first half year 2018 had declined modestly by -3.9% to €110.8 million from €115.3 million a year earlier.
Oil shipping company Euronav reported that the merger with Gener8 Maritime Inc was approved by Gener8's shareholders and, as the transaction is not subject to any further regulatory approvals, is expected to close on 12 June 2018.
Financial services group Van Lanschot Kempen announced it had appointed Mr Robin Boon as its new Director of Communications from 1 August 2018.
Investment company Kardan reported a net profit in the first quarter of 2018 of € 4.3 million compared to a loss of € 17.8 million in the same period of 2017, mainly due to a €12.7 million positive currency impact on its debentures.
Equipment manufacturer BE Semiconductor Industries reported revenue was up 1.1% on the previous quarter and up 40.5% at €154.9 million compared to €110.2 million in the same period of 2017.
Food ingredients and chemicals company Corbion reported sales in the first quarter of 2018 decreased by -7.4% to €213.0 million due to currency effects but with higher organic sales.
Oil shipping company Euronav reported the freight market remained difficult and challenging in the first quarter of 2018 with revenue down at US$98.1 million compared to US$164.2 million in the same period of 2017.
Financial services group Van Lanschot Kempen reported the first quarter of 2018 results were in line with the last two quarters of 2017.
Industrial automation specialist ICT Group reported revenue in the first quarter of 2018 was up 12% at €28.7 million, from €25.6 million in the same period of 2017, with organic revenue growth of 6%.
Electronics manufacturer Neways Electronics International reported turnover increased in the first quarter of 2018 by 13.7% to €122.3 million from €107.6 million in the same period of last year.
Oil shipping and storage company Vopak reported revenue in the first quarter of 2018 was lower by -7% at €316.2 million compared to €341.8 million in the same period of 2017.
The Port of Antwerp reported it had an excellent first quarter of 2018 with freight volumes up 7.1% on the same period of last year at 58.3 million tonnes, mainly due to strong growth in containers.
Mapping technology company TomTom reported revenue was lower in the first quarter of 2018 at €192 million, compared to €213 million a year earlier, but its gross margin had increased to 70% from 63%.
Healthcare supplier Fagron reported it had organic growth of 6.8% in the first quarter of 2018 with turnover of €109.1 million.
Specialists metals company AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group announced it had entered into negotiations with Criterion Catalyst and Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of energy company Shell, to form a partnership for spent-catalyst processing.
Cinema company Kinepolis announced it was proposing Ms Marleen Vaesen and Ms Sonja Rottiers as independent directors to the General Meeting of Shareholders.
Healthcare supplier Fagron announced it had acquired US based Humco, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of patented delivery vehicles and branded pharmaceutical products.
Shipping company Exmar reported turnover in 2017 was stable at US$93.4 million, compared to US$96.0 million in 2016, but with higher operating profits due mainly to capital gains on vessel sales.
Investment company Kardan reported losses for 2017 had decreased to -€17.1 million from -€31.3 million in 2016 as a result of a gain on the sale of its Star Pumped Storage and a positive currency impact.
Gas transmission operator Fluxys reported revenue was stable in 2017 at €510.5 million compared to €509.5 million in 2016 but it had a higher profit for the year.
The National Bank of Belgium reported net profit in 2017 was stable at €633 million compared to €638 million in 2016.
Electricity grid operator Elia Group announced it had decided to exercise its pre-emption right to increase its share in Eurogrid, the holding company of German electricity grid operator 50Hertz, from 60% to 80%.
Oil shipping company Euronav reported net profit for 2017 had dropped to US$1.4 million, down from US$204.0 in 2016 due to an oversupply of ships and low freight rates.
Dredging and marine engineering company Van Oord reported revenue declined 11% to €1,530 million from €1,713 million in 2016 due mainly to a fall in dredging revenue.
Airport operator Schiphol Group announced it had appointed Mr Dick Benschop as the new President of Royal Schiphol Group.
Bicycle manufacturer Accell Group reported revenue increased in 2017 to €1,068.5 million from €1,048.2 million in 2016 but profits were lower for the year.
Specialists metals company AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group reported revenue was up 8.5% in 2017 at US$1,059.7 million, compared to US$977.1 million in 2016, and margins were higher for the year.
Technology and imaging company Agfa-Gevaert reported it saw lower revenue by 3.7% in 2017 at €2,443 million due to adverse currency effects and the decline in traditional businesses.
Food ingredients and chemicals company Corbion reported sales were 2.2% lower in 2017 at €891.7 million compared to €911.3 million in 2016.