Monthly Archives: January 2014

nemlig.com får tilført stærkt kapitalgrundlag fra ny seriøs partner

Rødovre, Danmark, 31-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Anders Holch Povlsen har stor tro på onlinesupermarkedet nemlig.com. Igennem sit investeringsselskab køber han alle investorer ud på nær stifter og hovedaktionær Stefan Plenge samt tilfører det kun 3 år gamle nemlig.com et stærkt kapitalgrundlag. Kapitaltilførslen skal understøtte … Read the full press release

VTB Group increased its stake in VTB Bank (Belarus) to 100%

Moscow, Russia, 31-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — VTB Group has bought the 2.63% stake in VTB Bank (Belarus) owned by minority shareholders, increasing its stake to 100%. In 2013, VTB bought a 25.95% stake in the bank from the Belarusian government. Senior Vice President Mikhail Yakunin, head of the group’s Financial Subsidiaries … Read the full press release

VTB to provide bank guarantees to finance Arctech Helsinki Shipyard’s participation in state tender for ice-breaking vessel

Moscow, Russia, 31-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of its programme to develop strategic cooperation with United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), VTB Bank has signed a general agreement with Arctech Helsinki Shipyard, in which USC is one of the largest shareholders. VTB will provide bank … Read the full press release

Sandoz announced it received Romanian marketing authorization for AirFluSal® Forspiro®

Holzkirchen, Germany, 31-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Sandoz announced today it has received Romanian marketing authorization for AirFluSal® Forspiro®, an innovative new inhaler for patients with asthma and COPD. The product was first approved in Denmark on December 18th, 2013. The new product … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin led study shows high rates of Cardiovascular Disease, Arthritis and Obesity among older people in Ireland

Second Major Report by the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) Published Dublin, Ireland, 31-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Key findings demonstrate serious health challenges faced by older adults in Ireland such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, arthritis and problematic drinking. The over 50s … Read the full press release

Skanska to present its Year-end Report 2013 on Friday, February 7, 2014

Stockholm, Sweden, 31-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska’s Year-end Report 2013 will be presented on Friday, February 7, 2014. In conjunction with the release of the report, you are invited to participate in a combined press- and telephone conference, at 14:00 (UK … Read the full press release

International students won Egmont challenge in this year’s ComCaseCompetition at Copenhagen Business School

Copenhagen, Denmark, 31-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — A group of international students won the ComCaseCompetition, the annual competition for communication students at Copenhagen Business School. Egmont was the topic of the case and is very impressed with the creativity of the 50 participants. … Read the full press release

ETH Zurich researchers to receive almost CHF 9 million grant from European Research Council (ERC)

Once again, ETH researchers benefit from European Research Council (ERC) grants: four researchers from ETH Zurich receive an ERC Consolidator Grant – a total of almost CHF 9 million – for their projects. Zürich, Switzerland, 31-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — For the very … Read the full press release

Professor Robert Crawford’s new book suggests St Andrews may be the home of the Scottish independence movement

Crucial seeds of the Scottish independence movement were sown by a flamboyant American living in St Andrews in the 1930s, according to a Scottish literary expert. St Andrews, Scotland, 31-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Robert Crawford, of the University of St Andrews, … Read the full press release

Sanofi filed patent infringement suit against Eli Lilly over Lantus® and Lantus® SoloStar®

Paris, France, 31-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today that it filed a patent infringement suit against Eli Lilly and Company ( “Lilly”) on January 30, 2014 in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. In … Read the full press release

ADAC Präsident Peter Meyer spricht im Clubmagazin über Manipulationen beim Preis „Gelber Engel“

Peter Meyer spricht im Clubmagazin über Manipulationen beim Preis „Gelber Engel“, die Flut an Vorwürfen und den erforderlichen Reformprozess des Clubs München, Deutschland, 31-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — In der heute erscheinenden Ausgabe des Clubmagazins „Motorwelt“ nimmt ADAC Präsident Peter Meyer ausführlich zu … Read the full press release

The University of Nottingham received £14.3M funding to develop Synthetic Biology Research Centre

Nottingham, UK, 30-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Nottingham has received funding to develop a Synthetic Biology Research Centre which will provide groundbreaking sustainable routes to important chemicals. Thanks to funding from Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Engineering and … Read the full press release

RobecoSAM included Sanofi for seventh consecutive year in its 2014 Sustainability Yearbook 2014

Paris, France, 30-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today that RobecoSAM, which measures the performance of companies in terms of corporate social responsibility (CSR), has included Sanofi for the seventh consecutive year in the 2014 Sustainability Yearbook published this month. … Read the full press release

52. Deutschen Verkehrsgerichtstag in Goslar: Juristen diskutieren Änderungen der MPU

München, Deutschland, 30-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Bei der bereits seit 2012 angekündigten MPU-Reform geht es darum, ein für die Verkehrssicherheit wichtiges und bewährtes Instrument im Detail zu verbessern, indem es gerechter und transparenter gemacht wird. Die Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen ist beauftragt, bis … Read the full press release

Dassault Falcon Jet mobilized its customer service resources to provide support for Falcon operators traveling to Super Bowl XLVIII

Teterboro, NJ, US, 30-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Falcon Jet has mobilized its customer service resources to provide support for Falcon operators traveling to Super Bowl XLVIII. About 1,200 business jets are expected to visit the New York metropolitan area for … Read the full press release

Dassault Aviation to deploy dedicated technical support team to Sochi International Airport

Super Bowl XLVIII, Soccer World Cup Among Special Events Targeted in 2014 Saint-Cloud, France, 30-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — In preparation for the 2014 Winter Games, Dassault Aviation will deploy a dedicated technical support team to Sochi International Airport. The airport is adding … Read the full press release

Rob Connolly appointed Director of Aircraft Specifications and Design at Dassault Falcon Jet in Teterboro, NJ

Teterboro, NJ, US, 30-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Falcon Jet has named Rob Connolly Director of Aircraft Specifications and Design, in Teterboro. He replaces Roy Elsasser, who recently retired after serving the company for 33 years. “Rob’s organization, product knowledge and problem … Read the full press release

Achimgaz continues to produce gas despite the freezing temperatures of minus 50 degrees in Novy Urengoy

When it is so cold outside that the temperature display does not go low enough, you are either in an apocalyptic Hollywood blockbuster – or in Novy Urengoy. Novy Urengoy, Russia, 30-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Over the past few days, the already … Read the full press release

Norwegian Petroleum and Energy Ministry awarded eight new exploration licenses to Germany’s largest internationally active oil and gas producer Wintershall

Company ranks second in new operatorships after Statoil Stavanger Norway / Kassel, Germany, 30-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Wintershall is continuing its growth course in northern Europe: in the current licensing round APA 2013 (“Awards in Predefined Areas”), the Norwegian Petroleum and Energy … Read the full press release

Experian Marketing Services annonce aujourd’hui la sortie de son nouveau livre blanc « Qualité des données en 2014: tendances et best practices pour réussir sa stratégie »

Les organisations souhaitent optimiser leurs interactions clients mais manquent pour ce faire d’une véritable approche centralisée de la gestion des données.  Paris, France, 30-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Experian Marketing Services, expert mondial de la qualité des données, annonce aujourd’hui la sortie de … Read the full press release

HumEn project received €6M EU grant to develop stem cell-based treatment of diabetes

STEM CELLS A grant of 6 million euros for the HumEn project brings together leading European stem cell-research groups and industrial partners in a coordinated and collaborative effort aimed at developing glucose-responsive, insulin-producing beta cells for future cell-replacement therapy in diabetes. … Read the full press release

Ericsson and France 24 signed five-year broadcast services contract

Following a tender process, France 24 renews its partnership with Ericsson for a period of five years The contract includes 24/7 operations and integration of new broadcasting equipment, including HD systems, for five studios to improve quality of service Ericsson … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Samsung reached agreement on global patent licenses between the two companies

Settlement ends all ongoing patent related legal disputes Agreement includes global patent cross licensing of cellular technologies License illustrates Ericsson’s commitment to FRAND principles Settlement impacts Ericsson sales and net income in Q4 2013 by SEK 4.2 b. and SEK … Read the full press release

Unilever partner with Symrise and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH to support 4,000 vanilla farmers in Madagascar

London, UK / Rotterdam, Netherlands / Holzminden & Eschborn, Germany, 29-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever, its supplier Symrise and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH today announced a partnership to improve the livelihoods of 4,000 vanilla farmers in the Sava … Read the full press release

Destylarnia Sobieski extended seafreight shipments agreement with Kuehne + Nagel

Poznan, Poland, 29-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Destylarnia Sobieski has extended the agreement with Kuehne + Nagel as its service provider. The scope of activities includes seafreight shipments of Sobieski vodka from Poland to the US, customs clearance and warehousing services. Kuehne + … Read the full press release

ADAC Präsidium gibt Startsignal für tiefgreifenden Reformprozess

Präsident Peter Meyer: „Wir sind tief betroffen von den aktuellen Ereignissen und überzeugt, dass die Glaubwürdigkeit des ADAC nur mit einem umfassenden Maßnahmenpaket wieder hergestellt werden kann.“/ Hochrangige unabhängige Experten sollen die Neuausrichtung aktiv mitgestalten München, Deutschland, 29-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Das … Read the full press release

Thomas Owsianski appointed Executive Director of ŠKODA Marketing and Sales Business at Shanghai Volkswagen, China

Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic, 28-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Thomas Owsianski will promote the implementation of the ŠKODA growth strategy in the important automotive market of China. Thomas Owsianski (46) takes over as Executive Director of ŠKODA Marketing and Sales Business at … Read the full press release

Henkel nominated ten and recognized five suppliers for their outstanding performance in 2013

Düsseldorf, Germany, 28-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — At the 2014 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Annual Meeting and Industry Convention, January 27 through January 31 in Orlando, Florida, Henkel nominated ten and recognized five suppliers for their outstanding performance in 2013. The “Best … Read the full press release

European Capital supports Asmodee acquisition by Eurazeo with €42.5 million in unitranche bonds and equity co-investment

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 28-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — European Capital Limited and its consolidated subsidiaries (“European Capital”) announced today that they arranged together with Tikehau Investment Management the €65 million unitranche financing supporting Eurazeo Capital’s (“Eurazeo”) acquisition of Asmodee (the “Company”). In … Read the full press release

Central Bank of Ireland issued warning about investment firm operating without appropriate authorisation

Dublin, Ireland, 28-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — It has recently come to the Central Bank of Ireland’s (‘Central Bank’) attention that a firm, calling itself BNY Mellon Wealth Management (purporting to be based in the U.S.A.) has been operating as an investment firm … Read the full press release