Author Archives: EuropaWire PR Editors

Leica Geosystems: iCON excavate machine control solutions now support tilt rotator control systems manufactured by SVAB

Customers’ options in tilt rotator attachments extended through development in Leica iCON iXE solutions Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, announced today its iCON excavate machine control solutions now support tilt rotator control systems … Read the full press release

Anas Ghazi has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer WPP’s Data Alliance

Anas Ghazi appointed to new role in WPP data horizontality team NEW YORK, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP’s Data Alliance, a unit that supports the Group’s data business by enhancing access to data and forging internal and external partnerships, today … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab’s report on the history and evolution of the Dridex banking Trojan

MOSCOW, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab has compiled a report on the history and evolution of the Dridex banking Trojan – a six-year-old threat that has caused millions of dollars’ worth of damage, and which continues to adapt and attack … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab has completed the integration and certification of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business with ConnectWise Manage

Kaspersky Lab has completed the integration and certification of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business with ConnectWise Manage for remote monitoring and management (RMM) and ConnectWise Automate for professional service automation (PSA). Kaspersky Lab’s MSP partners can now benefit from a … Read the full press release

Triton: Ovako launched digital tool that identifies the right machine settings based on steel properties and cutting tools

STOCKHOLM, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ovako, a Triton Fund III company, has launched the M-Steel Calculator, a digital tool based on the company’s Steel Navigator platform. It guides customers in identifying the right machine settings based on steel properties and cutting … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial N.V. settled its EUR 500 million offering in principal amount of 1.375% notes due May 2022

LONDON, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) settled its offering of Euro 500,000,000 in principal amount of 1.375% notes due May 2022, with an issue price of 99.335% of the principal amount, which was … Read the full press release

DONG Energy to sell DONG E&P A/S to INEOS for DKK 7.0 billion

​DONG Energy has today agreed to divest the entire share capital of DONG E&P A/S to INEOS for an unconditional payment of USD 1,050 million (DKK 7.0 billion) on a cash and debt free basis, a contingent payment of USD … Read the full press release

Cure Afvalbeheer and DONG Energy form joint venture company

A joint venture agreement forms the framework for further analysis of the possibility of a REnescience plant in the Netherlands. FREDERICIA, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch company Cure Afvalbeheer and DONG Energy have just signed a joint venture agreement. With … Read the full press release

IVECO BUS to supply of 210 Urbanway and Urbanway Hybrid buses to the city of Astana, Kazakhstan

IVECO BUS has completed the first delivery in a contract for the supply of 210 Urbanway and Urbanway Hybrid buses to the city of Astana, Kazakhstan. This order follows the 2014 appointment of IVECO BUS as Official Supplier for Expo … Read the full press release

EQT Expansion Capital II Limited sells its entire investment in Roeser Group to Sana Kliniken AG

EQT Expansion Capital II to sell its entire investment in Roeser, a leading German manufacturer-independent distributor of medical supplies, to Sana Kliniken AG During EQT Expansion Capital II’s ownership period, Roeser has gone through two successful add-on acquisitions, a strengthening … Read the full press release

Study: brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories when food is scarce

A study carried out in mice may help explain why dieting can be an inefficient way to lose weight: key brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories when food is scarce. CAMBRIDGE, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “Weight … Read the full press release

University of Cambridge: singularities could exist in highly curved three-dimensional space

Researchers have shown how singularities – which are normally only found at the centre of black holes and hidden from view – could exist in highly curved three-dimensional space. CAMBRIDGE, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, have … Read the full press release

EU-UK relationship report: striking degree of consensus that full Single Market access should be retained

Researchers engaged with people across the East of England and found anxiety and resentment, as well as a broad consensus that the UK should remain in the single market.  CAMBRIDGE, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new report on public attitudes to the … Read the full press release

LOC Group to carry out marine warranty surveying (MWS) services on the 60MW test phase of Korea’s Southwest Offshore Windfarm Project

LOC Korea will provide MWS services for the test phase of the Southwest Offshore Windfarm Project, being built by Korea Offshore Wind Power SEOUL, South Korea, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading international marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has been retained … Read the full press release

Coface launches new customer portal

Bois-Colombes, France, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Coface’s new customer portal and fully revamped CofaNet online credit insurance contract management tool are being launched today. With the new solutions, customers will benefit from innovative features, unique access, customised content, advanced ergonomics, … Read the full press release

Helaba hat im ersten Quartal ein Konzernergebnis vor Steuern von 75 Mio. Euro erzielt

  Volatiles Ergebnis aus Sicherungszusammenhängen und Derivaten belastet Zinsüberschuss aufgrund des negativen Zinsumfelds unter Vorjahr Provisionsüberschuss legt erneut zu Neugeschäft auf hohem Niveau Risikolage entspannt Ergebnis vor Steuern mit 75 Mio. Euro deutlich unter Vorjahr CET1-Quote („fully loaded“) verbessert Vorstand … Read the full press release

NORMA Group to pay EUR 0.95 per share dividend

Maintal/Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The shareholders of NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, have approved a dividend of EUR 0.95 per share (2015: EUR 0.90) by a large majority. This was the result … Read the full press release

Peter Behrendt appointed Managing Director BMT Design & Technology (BMT)

Teddington, UK, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced the appointment of Peter Behrendt as Managing Director. Previously Head of the Ports and Terminals business unit within … Read the full press release

EY, Microsoft to help clients with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

New privacy model applies to all businesses offering goods or services to EU LONDON, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EY announced today that it is collaborating with Microsoft on a broad approach to help address many of the challenges clients are facing … Read the full press release

EY European attractiveness survey: Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Europe record high in 2016

  5,845 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects into Europe in 2016 mark a 15% year-on-year increase UK, Germany and France attract just over half (51%) of Europe’s FDI in 2016 56% of global investors say Europe will regain steady growth … Read the full press release

CaixaBank named the Best Bank in Spain 2017 by Global Finance

The award is based on key aspects such as growth, profitability, territorial footprint, strategic relations, new business development and product innovation. The accolade follows the Bank of the Year 2016 award from The Banker, and the prize for Best Private … Read the full press release

Paul Schuler appointed Chief Executive Officer at Sika

BAAR, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has appointed Paul Schuler, currently Regional Manager Europe Middle East Africa (EMEA), as Chief Executive Officer as of July 1, 2017. He succeeds Jan Jenisch who has accepted to become the new CEO at LafargeHolcim. … Read the full press release

Four major private jet manufacturers select Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX as linefit option

Advanced global, high-speed inflight broadband service for business jets is now offered by Bombardier, Dassault, Embraer and Gulfstream to customers worldwide LONDON, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat today announced a significant milestone for its Jet ConneX inflight broadband service, with four … Read the full press release

BBVA, Inter-American Development Bank to host seminar with Latin American regulators in Mexico City

BILBAO, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BBVA will be hosting the first seminar with Latin American regulators this week, during which the region’s top officials will analyze how to apply and regulate innovation in the banking services of the future.The event is … Read the full press release

BBVA Compass: we’re a bank that’s fully vested in extending the age of opportunity to everyone

BILBAO, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BBVA Compass has spent the spring covering markets in its footprint with promotional campaigns promising special offersand family-friendly fun, and it won’t stop until every branch has been covered. The two-week intensive market blitzes underscore the … Read the full press release

Co-op Funeralcare: worrying gap in end of life planning across Devon

MANCHESTER, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Figures published by Co-op Funeralcare reveal a worrying gap in end of life planning across Devon, with as many as 91% of adults in the region yet to create a funeral plan and almost a quarter … Read the full press release

Premium partnership between football club Eintracht Frankfurt and Deutsche Börse

FRANKFURT, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse is now financial centre partner of national league football club Eintracht Frankfurt, having signed an agreement with Eintracht Frankfurt Fußball AG. This step marks the start of a premium partnership between Eintracht Frankfurt … Read the full press release

Clearstream: TARGET2-Securities (T2S) doubled to 500,000 transactions per day

FRANKFURT, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — T2S volumes doubled to 500,000 transactions per day; remain divided along national lines / Clearstream’s enhanced service offering allows clients to settle in commercial and central bank money – via one single platform Five years … Read the full press release

180 media executives to share insights about broadcast marketing at the 21st Eurovision Connect in Ljubljana

The 21st Eurovision Connect event began on Monday (22 May) in the Slovenian captial Ljubljana, in collaboration with RTVSLO. GENEVA, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — More than 180 executives in marketing, branding, promotion & media planning from 50 media organisations are attending the 2 … Read the full press release

Loughborough’s Textiles course students to display their work at Fashanne 2017

Final-year students on Loughborough’s Textiles course are preparing to join universities from across the Midlands to display their work at Fashanne 2017. Leicestershire, UK, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Founded by BBC presenter Anne Davies, Fashanne is a fashion award ceremony for … Read the full press release