Additional European equities stories post-the release of the Daily European Equity Opening News…

Anglo American (AAL LN) – De Beers rough diamond sales stand at USD 665mln for the first cycle of 2018. (Newswires)

Informa (INF LN) – Co. has agreed to purchase UBM in a deal worth GBP 3.9bln. (Newswires)

Svenska Cellulosa (SCAB SS) – Co. reports 2017 operating profit at SEK 2.511bln vs. Exp. SEK 2.474bln, sales SEK 16.664bln vs. Exp. SEK 16.67bln.  Q4 revenues SEK 4.2bln vs. Exp. SEK 4.2bln, adj. EBITDA SEK 1.08bln vs. Exp. 1bln. (Newswires)  

Swatch (UHR SW), Richemont (CFR SW) – Swiss watch exports rose 0.7%. (Newswires)

Ryanair (RYAN LN) – Co. and Balpa sign UK recognition deal. This follows after co.’s December announcement that it was willing to recognise unions for collective bargaining purposes. (Newswires)

Telecom Italia (TIT IM) – Co. are set to unveil their network spin-off proposal. (Newswires)