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.
Window coverings and architectural products company Hunter Douglas announced it had agreed to acquire 70% of Polish custom window coverings supplier Akant.
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.
Life and materials sciences company DSM announced that Bain Capital was acquiring its 50% stake in DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals for about €250 million.
Biopharmaceutical company ThromboGenics announced it intended to change its name to Oxurion NV to better reflect its activities and ambition to deliver eye disorder therapies.
Investment Bank NIBC announced it was nominating Ms Susi Zijderveld and Ms Angelien Kemna for appointment as members of the Supervisory Board of NIBC Holding NV and NIBC Bank NV.
Cable and wire manufacturer Bekaert announced it was closing its rubber reinforcement plant in Figline e Incisa Valdarno, Italy, due to its higher cost structure.
Supermarket group Colruyt reported it had revenue of €9,031 million in the financial year 2017/2018, which on a comparable basis after the sale of the French food service business was 3.4% growth for the year.
Office and healthcare property investor Cofinimmo announced it was raising capital of up to €155.2 million in a 13 rights for 1 new share issue.
Paints and coatings company AkzoNobel announced it had agreed to acquire Romanian paint producer Fabryo Corporation, becoming the leader in the Romanian decorative paints market.
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.
Student housing property company Xior announced it had raised approximately €134 million following the full subscription of its capital increase through a rights issue.
Telecommunications and media group Altice announced it had completed the separation of Altice USA through a distribution of its 67.2% interest in Altice USA to Altice NV shareholders out of its share premium reserve.
Financial services group Van Lanschot Kempen announced it had appointed Mr Robin Boon as its new Director of Communications from 1 August 2018.
Biopharmaceutical company TiGenix reported that the conditions for the €1.78 per share takeover bid by Japanese pharmaceutical company Takeda had been met with acceptance by 90.62% of security holders.