Biopharmaceutical company UCB announced it had acquired Element Genomics, a small size biotech spinoff from Duke University, based in North Carolina, USA.
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.
Biopharmaceutical company Ablynx announced the €3.9 billion public offer by Sanofi for all of its outstanding shares will commence 4 April 2018.
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.
Office and healthcare property investor Cofinimmo announced it had appointed Mr Jean Kotarakos as its new Chief Financial Officer as at 9 July 2018.
Telecommunications company Proximus announced it had acquired Dutch based digital security company ION-IP to further extend its capabilities in the Netherlands.
Paints and coatings company AkzoNobel announced it had sold its Specialty Chemicals business to The Carlyle Group and GIC for an enterprise value of €10.1 billion.
Infrastructure investment company TINC announced it had completed its capital raising through a public offer of 6,818,182 new shares for €77.7 million.
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%.
Investment bank NIBC announced that the ordinary shares offered for its initial public offering on Euronext Amsterdam had been priced at €8.75 per share with trading to commence on 23 March 2018.
Industrial holding company Hydratec reported revenue rose in 2017 to €169.3 million compared to €162.4 million in 2016 and profits were up 20%.
Coffee service and packaging company Miko announced Mr Flor Joosen had been elected as new chairman of its board of directors.