Monthly Archives: April 2015

FAIR GmbH and the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) Russia sign agreement for the construction of magnets for particle accelerator

At the end of February 2015 FAIR GmbH and the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) in Dubna, Russia, concluded an agreement on the construction of 300 magnets with various constructions, each weighing several tons. The magnets are to be … Read the full press release

Fincantieri: The frigate “Carabiniere” delivered at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard; the 4th vessel of the FREMM program

TRIESTE, 30-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The frigate “Carabiniere” was delivered today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. It is the fourth vessel of the FREMM program – Multi Mission European Frigates – commissioned to Fincantieri within the international Italian-French program, … Read the full press release

TomTom introduces Lifetime World Maps and Lifetime Speed Cameras to drivers with the launch of new TomTom navigation devices

Four new TomTom GO devices introduced AMSTERDAM, 30-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) is introducing Lifetime World Maps and Lifetime Speed Cameras[1] to drivers with the launch of new TomTom navigation devices. Lifetime World Maps allows people to drive with maps … Read the full press release

TomTom introduces TomTom MyDrive designed to seamlessly connect the car to the digital world

Use your smartphone, tablet or PC to review real-time traffic information, plan routes, and send destinations to your TomTom GO AMSTERDAM, 30-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today introduces TomTom MyDrive, a website and app designed to seamlessly connect the car … Read the full press release

TomTom launches the all new TomTom Bandit Action Camera to make editing and sharing videos quick and easy

Introducing the TomTom Bandit Action Camera – just shake to edit AMSTERDAM, 30-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2) today launches the all new TomTom Bandit Action Camera which makes editing and sharing videos quick and easy. Instead of spending hours downloading and … Read the full press release

Komerční banka becomes the first bank in Czech Republic to offer SEPA Direct Debit

PRAGUE, 30-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Komerční banka is the first bank in the Czech Republic to offer its clients SEPA Direct Debit to the full extent from 27 April 2015. Komerční banka is the first bank in the Czech Republic to … Read the full press release

Kering: Pierre Bouissou to leave his position as Boucheron President and CEO

PARIS, 30-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Kering announces that Pierre Bouissou will be leaving his position as Boucheron President and CEO, effective 27 April 2015, to follow new professional challenges outside Kering Group. Pierre Bouissou had joined the Kering Group in … Read the full press release

Netia S.A. announces changes in its share capital and acquisition of shares by the managers

WARSAW, 30-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Management Board of Netia S.A. („Netia” or the „Company”) announces that on 28 April 2015 based on the resolution of the Management Board of the National Depository for Securities (Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych S.A.) (‘NDS’) … Read the full press release

Outotec’s Board of Directors to issue shares held by the company for payment of the reward of the Share-based Incentive Program 2013-2015 from the 2014 earning period

Directed share issue for payment of year 2014 share-based incentive program ESPOO, 30-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Outotec’s Board of Directors has decided on issuance of shares held by the company for payment of the reward of the Share-based Incentive Program … Read the full press release

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank to support refinancing of Alpha German Property Income Trust’s mix used commercial portfolio in Germany

Munich/London/Guernsey, 30-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank provides a € 91 million senior loan for Alpha German Property Income Trust, a fund managed by Alpha Real Capital LLP, to support the refinancing of a mix used commercial portfolio in … Read the full press release

New version of the “Börse Frankfurt” app now available for Apple and Android devices

Frankfurt am Main, 29-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A new version of the “Börse Frankfurt” app is now available for Apple and Android devices, and allows registered investors to monitor the best bid and ask prices in Xetra trading of equities and … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse released details of its growth companies funding programme, “Deutsche Börse Venture Network”

Frankfurt am Main, 29-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse today published details of its growth companies funding programme, “Deutsche Börse Venture Network”. The aim of the programme is to bring together businesses and investors to make an effective improvement in the … Read the full press release

Alcatel-Lucent signs agreement in Algeria for the deployment of over 560 km fiber-optic undersea cable that will link Oran in Algeria to Valencia, Spain

Spanning more than 560 km, Orval will link Algeria to Spain address increasing demand for high-speed, high-quality broadband connectivity PARIS, 29-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and the Algerian Ministry of Post, Information Technology and Communications, have signed … Read the full press release

Ramy Hashem appointed Alcatel-Lucent Country Senior Officer and Managing Director for Ghana

Alcatel-Lucent strengthens presence in key market for the Africa region as the company pursues The Shift Plan transformation as a specialist in IP, cloud and ultra-broadband access Accra, Ghana, 29-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has appointed … Read the full press release

EY and AVCA: private equity exits in Africa reach eight-year high in 2014

Private equity (PE) exits in Africa reached an eight-year high in 2014, and strong activity should continue as more companies enter the period where an exit becomes increasingly imperative, according to data from EY and the African Private Equity and … Read the full press release

EY analysis: deal activity in global mining and metals sector in Q1 down 18% to US$5.9b vs same quarter last year

Increased interest in gold assets and a small uptick in private capital activity are the limited bright spots of a subdued first quarter of deal activity in the global mining and metals sector. Less than a third of companies focused … Read the full press release

Natixis a dirigé avec succès le placement de 285 millions d’euros d’obligations catastrophes sur-mortalité émises par Benu Capital Limited

Natixis a dirigé avec succès, en tant que co-arrangeur et joint bookrunner, le placement de 285 millions d’euros d’obligations catastrophes sur-mortalité émises par Benu Capital Limited, une société de droit irlandais. PARIS, 29-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Basée sur un mécanisme … Read the full press release

Republic of Lithuania, NIB sign loan agreement for EUR 100 million with maturity of 20 years aimed at improving energy efficiency

NIB and the Republic of Lithuania have signed a loan agreement, totalling EUR 100 million, with a maturity of 20 years, to improve energy efficiency in public and residential buildings. HELSINKI, 29-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The long-term loan will finance the renovation of … Read the full press release

NORD/LB Norddeutsche Landesbank reports significantly increased pre-tax profit in the financial year 2014

Rise in net interest and commission income Increase in customer loans despite reduction in total assets HANNOVER, 29-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — NORD/LB Norddeutsche Landesbank achieved earnings before taxes of € 276 million in the financial year 2014 and thereby significantly … Read the full press release

IEC Telecom Group becomes global Distribution Partner for Inmarsat’s L-band portfolio, including BGAN, IsatHub and IsatPhone

LONDON, 29-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat today announced that IEC Telecom Group, a Global Xpress (GX) Value-Added Reseller (VAR), has additionally been appointed as a global Distribution Partner (DP) for Inmarsat’s L-band portfolio, including BGAN, IsatHub and IsatPhone. IEC Telecom Group … Read the full press release

Tate Archive: Henri Gaudier-Brzeska’s unpublished sketchbooks available on Tate’s website

LONDON, 29-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Audiences world-wide can now view Henri Gaudier-Brzeska’s unpublished sketchbooks as the second wave of items for the Archives and Access project is made available on Tate’s website. The project draws on the world’s largest archive of British Art … Read the full press release

Italy’s leading broadcaster Mediaset S.p.A. announced renewal of the U.S. market traded sponsored American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program

Cologno Monzese, 29-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Mediaset S.p.A. (OTC: MDIUY), Italy’s leading private sector broadcasting and entertainment company, announced today the renewal of the U.S. market traded sponsored American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program. And appointed JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. as … Read the full press release

ÖBB Donau 2015: Tagesausflüge in Oberösterreich, Südböhmen und Bayern; Radtramper Donau: Mit Bahn&Bike zum Donauradweg

Tagesausflüge in Oberösterreich, Südböhmen und Bayern Radtramper Donau: Mit Bahn&Bike zum Donauradweg Kombitickets Sommerträume – Urlaub vor der Haustür WIEN, 29-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Auch 2015 locken die „Kombitickets Sommerträume“ wieder mit preisgünstigen Angeboten zu den schönsten Ausflugszielen des Landes. … Read the full press release

ÖBB: Der 1. Mai fällt heuer auf einen Freitag und eignet sich ideal für einen Kurzurlaub am verlängerten Wochenende: 9.300 zusätzliche Sitzplätze am 1. Mai-Wochenende

Jetzt Sitzplatz reservieren und entspannt in den Kurzurlaub WIEN, 29-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Der 1. Mai fällt heuer auf einen Freitag und eignet sich ideal für einen Kurzurlaub am verlängerten Wochenende. Die ÖBB freuen sich auf viele zusätzliche Fahrgäste und … Read the full press release

ÖBB RAIL AD: Die ÖBB suchen bereits zum fünften Mal die kreativsten Werbungen und innovativsten Konzepte in der Out-of-Home Werbung

WIEN, 29-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Ab sofort kann für den ÖBB RAIL AD 2015 eingereicht werden: Nach dem großen Erfolg in den vergangenen Jahren laden die ÖBB die Werbewirtschaft auch heuer wieder zum kreativen Markentransfer ein. Die Gewinner werden am … Read the full press release

MAYKOR-GMCS and CDC group of companies join forces for the development and promotion of corporate mobile applications using CDC’s platform OPTIMUM

MAYKOR-GMCS, a leader in business applications implementation, software development and application management, and a group of companies CDC, a leader on the Russian market of mobile solutions for different areas of economy and business, signed a partnership agreement. MOSCOW, 28-4-2015 … Read the full press release

Scania: Lars Sondergård from Denmark won the exciting Young European Truck Driver final

Södertälje, Sweden, 28-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Lars Sondergård from Denmark won the exciting Young European Truck Driver final. The competition was decided in Södertälje, Sweden, on Saturday afternoon and attracted close to 10,000 spectators. Lars Sondergård, who participated in the YETD … Read the full press release

Loughborough University: The Daily Express and Daily Star declared for UKIP before the UK General Elections

The Daily Express and Daily Star have already effectively declared for UKIP, say Loughborough University researchers. Leicestershire, 28-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The formal political declarations of national newspapers on the eve of polling day are an important ritual in UK … Read the full press release

Loughborough Students’ Union’s annual music festival Freefest to welcome staff, students and local residents on Bank Holiday Monday

Leicestershire, 28-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough Students’ Union’s annual music festival Freefest returns on Bank Holiday Monday! (4 May 2015) This year, the Student’s Union has teamed up with LU Arts to bring you an extended week long of creative … Read the full press release

Loughborough one of the top 15 universities in the UK according to The Complete University Guide league table for 2016

Leicestershire, 28-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough remains one of the top 15 universities in the UK, holding onto its 13th place in The Complete University Guide league table for 2016. The announcement comes just days after Loughborough was crowned University … Read the full press release