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Autonomy, Corio, Jupiter, Jensen-Group: European Equity Preview

Aug. 19 (Bloomberg) -- The following companies’ shares may have unusual moves in European trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses.

The Stoxx Europe 600 Index fell 4.8 percent to 226.70. The Stoxx 50 Index declined 4.3 percent to 2,161.57. The Euro Stoxx 50 Index, a benchmark measure for nations using the euro, tumbled 5.3 percent to 2,206.61.

Autonomy Corp. (AU/ LN): The U.K.’s second-largest software maker agreed to be acquired by Hewlett-Packard Co., the world’s largest computer maker, for $10.3 billion in cash. Shares fell 8.3 percent to 1,429 pence.

Corio NV (CORA NA): The largest Dutch real-estate company said first-half earnings excluding changes in property values and deferred taxes were unchanged at 1.46 euros a share and forecast per-share earnings will be little changed this year.

Groupe Vial (VIA FP): The door and window manufacturer said second-quarter sales rose 2.2 percent to 28.4 million euros ($40.7 million). The shares rose 0.3 percent to 3.18 euros.

Jensen-Group NV (JEN BB): The Belgian-Danish maker of heavy-duty laundry equipment said first-half net income fell to 5.1 million euros from 5.6 million euros a year earlier. The shares lost 3.4 percent to 9.31 euros.

Jupiter Fund Management Plc (JUP LN): The British fund manager that went public last year is scheduled to report first-half earnings. The shares fell 7.7 percent to 196.2 pence.

Orco Property Group SA (ORC FP): The investor in real estate said Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing would increase its stake, becoming Orco’s largest shareholder. The shares fell 5.3 percent to 6.2 euros.

To contact the reporter on this story: Victoria Taylor in New York at vtaylor6@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Nick Baker at nbaker7@bloomberg.net

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