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The Stoxx Europe 600 Index advanced 1.4 percent to 266.25. The Stoxx 50 Index rose 1.6 percent to 2,553.42. The Euro Stoxx 50 Index (SX5E), a benchmark for nations using the euro, gained 2.3 percent to 2,840.55.
4Energy Invest SA (ENIN) : The operator of two co-generation plants in the Belgian town of Amel said it settled a dispute with Stramproy Green Technology BV, ending all legal proceedings between both companies. The settlement will allow 4Energy to maintain its project for a wood-torrefaction facility in Amel. 4Energy climbed 4.7 percent to 2.69 euros.
Allied Irish Banks Plc (ALBK) : The lender completed a public offering of contingent mandatorily exchangeable notes exchangeable for shares of M&T Bank Corp. The shares climbed 3.1 percent to 43 euro cents.
Autogrill SpA (AGL) : The world’s biggest manager of airport and highway restaurants had its price estimate raised to 9.6 euros from 9.2 euros at UniCredit. The shares fell 0.6 percent to 8.97 euros.
Banca Popolare di Milano Scrl (PMI IM): Italy’s oldest cooperative lender said Fondazione Monte di Parma rejected an offer for a 51 percent stake in Banca Monte Parma SpA, according to a statement distributed by the Italian stock exchange. The shares increased 1 percent to 3.515 euros.
Belgacom SA (BELG) : The largest telephone company in Belgium said its Brussels offices were raided by the country’s competition agency as part of an antitrust probe into the company’s wholesale offering of broadband Internet access. Belgacom gained 0.9 percent to 28.70 euros.
Booker Group Plc (BOK) : The biggest U.K. food wholesaler is scheduled to report first-half earnings. The stock fell 0.1 percent to 49.74 pence.
Camaieu (AMA FP): The designer of women’s clothing said third-quarter revenue rose 11 percent to 197.2 million euros ($275.3 million). The shares fell 2.8 percent to 170.01 euros.
Cap Gemini SA (CAP) : The computer services company completed the purchase of a 55 percent stake in Brazilian computer-services company CPM Braxis for 233 million euros. The shares rose 3.8 percent to 38.54 euros.
Casino Guichard-Perrachon SA (CO) : The French supermarket operator had third-quarter revenue of 7.18 billion euros, up 6.5 percent from a year earlier. The shares rose 0.7 percent to 67.25 euros.
Clinton Cards Plc (CC/ LN): The U.K.’s biggest specialty greeting-cards retailer is due to report full-year earnings. The shares declined 3.3 percent to 36.25 pence.
EDF Energies Nouvelles SA (EEN FP): The renewable-energy arm of Electricite de France SA (EDF) commissioned its 79.2-megawatt wind farm in northern Turkey, one of the country’s four largest. The shares increased 0.9 percent to 30.73 euros.
Enel SpA (ENEL) : Stock market regulator Consob approved the information document for the initial public offering of shares in its Enel Green Power unit, according to a statement distributed by the Italian exchange. The Green Power dividend ratio may reach at least 30 percent, Dow Jones Newswires reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The shares rose 2 percent to 3.96 euros.
IMS International Metal Service (IMS FP): The metal distribution company said its third-quarter sales rose to 275 million euros from 196 million euros. The shares rose 1.2 percent to 12 euros.
Ion Beam Applications SA (IBAB) : Europe’s largest maker of proton-therapy equipment said it won a contract to supply the gear for a cancer-treatment center in the Russian city of Dimitrovgrad that is scheduled to start operations in 2014. Ion Beam declined 0.1 percent to 8.39 euros.
Rallye SA (RAL) : The holding company for supermarkets and other retail outlets said sales rose 6.3 percent in the third quarter to 7.38 billion euros. The shares advanced 1.7 percent to 27.60 euros.
Compagnie de Saint-Gobain (SGO FP): The glassmaker said it is starting the procedure for a possible initial public offering of its packaging unit. The unit had sales last year of 3.45 billion euros, the company said. The shares advanced 1.4 percent to 34.54 euros.
Virbac SA (VIRP) : The manufacturer of antibiotics said its third-quarter sales rose to 154 million euros to 122 million euros. The company forecast sales growth of 8 percent to 10 percent in 2010. The shares fell 2.2 percent to 109 euros.
WH Smith Plc (SMWH) : The U.K.’s biggest seller of magazines is due to report full-year earnings. The company may report net income of 67.5 million pounds ($107.3 million), according to the average of four estimates compiled by Bloomberg. The stock rose less than 0.1 percent to 455 pence.
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