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Capgemini acquires Insurance IT services firm TCube Solutions, Inc.

This acquisition strengthens Capgemini’s leadership in the financial services sector PARIS, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, announced today the acquisition of TCube Solutions, Inc., an Insurance IT services firm, the largest independent … Read the full press release

Capgemini acquires Idean a digital strategy and experience design consultancy

PARIS, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, announced today the acquisition of Idean, a fast-growing digital strategy and experience design consultancy, headquartered in Palo Alto, with additional studios in Austin, Los Angeles, New … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak to build new closures production plant at its Rayong site in Thailand

LAUSANNE, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak is to build a new plant at its Rayong site in Thailand, dedicated to producing closures for carton packaging.​​​ The €24 million investment, which will create around 60 jobs when it opens early in … Read the full press release

Der ehemalige Banker Mike Baur verrät sein Erfolgsrezept für die Schweizer Wirtschaft

ZURICH, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mike Baur machte sich im Schweizer Bankensektor einen Namen, als er 2008 ein wichtiger Akteur bei der Privatbank Clariden Leu wurde. Er fand sich in seiner Position gut zurecht und beriet schon mit Anfang zwanzig die … Read the full press release

Wood Group announces the appointment of Alan Johnstone as president of its Asset Life Cycle Solutions business in Europe

ABERDEEN, 16-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Joining Wood Group from his position as Amec Foster Wheeler’s managing director for upstream asset solutions, Alan brings almost three decades of North Sea, Southern North Sea and Caspian oil & gas experience. A long-standing member … Read the full press release

LINKS Foundation

An institution aimed at fostering the growth of the local ecosystem enhancing the skills of the Area TORINO, Italy, 15-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LINKS Foundation is a non-profit Institution operating at a national and international level carrying out applied research … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel introduces one-stop-shop contract packaging solution

SCHINDELLEGI, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the global contract packaging market growing at more than 12 per cent annually, Kuehne + Nagel has developed an innovative one-stop-shop contract packaging solution combining enhanced capabilities and additional services. KN Packaging aims at meeting … Read the full press release

UKFast strengthens its government data centre space with the acquisition of Secure Information Assurance

MANCHESTER, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UKFast CEO Lawrence Jones MBE today announces the acquisition of another cloud and cybersecurity service provider, Secure Information Assurance (S-IA), following the announcement of a £2.3 million investment to bolster his firm’s government data centre space. … Read the full press release

MOL Group expands exploration portfolio with 6 new licences in Hungary and 4 licences in Norway

BUDAPEST, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MOL Group expanded its exploration portfolio by acquiring new licenses in Hungary and Norway. MOL acquired 6 new licences in the 4th bid round in Hungary, doubling its exploration acreage in the country. MOL Norge participated … Read the full press release

Solvay and Aquatic Concept Group extend partnership in their worldwide aquaculture operations

BRUSSELS, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay, a leading global supplier of Peroxides, and Aquatic Concept Group (ACG) have signed a global joint agreement to work together in pursuit of sustainable growth in their worldwide aquaculture operations. Following several years of … Read the full press release

Leading OEMs Meet to Discuss Electrification and 48V Architectures in Europe

70+ high-level speakers from the battery industry’s top OEMs, manufacturers, and forecasters Three days of in-depth discussions of key topics affecting the battery industry How 48V architecture can help the automotive industry tackle emission targets How Europe’s battery industry can … Read the full press release

Prime Minister of Pakistan in talks with Dutch dairy cooperative on possible opportunities to develop Pakistan’s dairy industry

Talk about investment in dairy development Amersfoort, Netherlands, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — FrieslandCampina CEO Roelof Joosten and Chairman Engro Corporation Hussain Dawood met with Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif to jointly discuss possible opportunities to develop the dairy industry … Read the full press release

Flow acquires exclusive rights to broadcast award-winning UK-based news channel in the Caribbean

LONDON, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Flow customers will now have even more access to international news with the addition of the Sky News HD network to Flow TV’s channel line-up. Sky News was the first 24/7 breaking news network in Britain, … Read the full press release

iSaveWeb Lite – Make Copies of Your Favorite Websites

Feel Internet in your hands Dublin, OH, U.S.A., 09-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MaximumSoft Corp. today released new version of its popular app iSaveWeb Lite – free website download tool for iOS devices. iSaveWeb Lite saves websites pages directly to iPhone, … Read the full press release

Preply, plateforme d’amélioration continue pour le tutorat et les études en ligne, arrive en France

PARIS, 09-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Preply, plateforme internationale de tutorat et d’études, annonce l’opportunité pour les étudiants et les enseignants français de développer leur carrière dans un monde en constante mutation. Le site aide les utilisateurs à trouver les meilleurs … Read the full press release

Electrolux to acquire Anova, the U.S. based provider of Anova Precision Cooker

STOCKHOLM, 08-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux today announced it has agreed to acquire Anova, the U.S. based provider of the Anova Precision Cooker, an innovative connected device for sous vide cooking that enables restaurant-quality results in the home. The acquisition provides … Read the full press release

Carmeuse secures contract to distribute Lead Nitrate to mining Industry in Africa, Indonesia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea

Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 08-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Carmeuse has secured a contract with 5N Plus, a leading producer of specialty metal and chemical products, in distributing Lead Nitrate to the mining Industry in Africa, Indonesia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea. This … Read the full press release

ICBPI to acquire BMPS’ merchant acquiring business for EUR 520 million

SIENA, 06-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A. (“BMPS”) informs that it has reached a binding agreement with Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane S.p.A. (“ICBPI”), a leading player in the management of national and international payment … Read the full press release

Telia Company acquires Fält Communications AB, a leading company in Nordic connected public transportation market

STOCKHOLM, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Telia Company accelerates its activities within the Smart Cities space by acquiring Fält Communications AB (Fältcom), a leading and well established company in the growing Nordic connected public transportation market. “Fältcom is a market leader in … Read the full press release

Telia merges its Lithuanian operations under one legal entity Telia Lietuva

STOCKHOLM, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 1, Telia Company’s Lithuanian operations Teo, Omnitel and Baltic Data Center will merge into one legal entity under the name Telia Lietuva. The change is a logical outcome of the integration process which started … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp further expands in Hungary with plans for springs and stabilizers production facility in Debrecen

New production facility for springs and stabilizers to be built in Debrecen at a cost of around 35 million euros ESSEN, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group thyssenkrupp plans to build a further automotive and components plant in Hungary. The … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse: New SME segment to improve access to investors and growth capital to be launched in March

FRANKFURT, 30-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse published further details today on its new segment for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to be launched in March, replacing the Entry Standard in the exchange-regulated market. Accordingly, Edison Investment Research and Morningstar … Read the full press release

DEGIRO and Eurex to jointly educate retail investors

ESCHBORN, 27-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DEGIRO, one of Europe’s largest retail brokers and Eurex, Europe’s largest derivatives exchange team up to jointly educate retail investors: A new section on DEGIRO’s website explains the products listed on Eurex with input coming … Read the full press release

Berwin Leighton Paisner advises Valad Europe on the disposal of the High Return Portfolio to M7 Real Estate

LONDON, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner has advised Valad Europe on the disposal of the High Return Portfolio to M7 Real Estate. The portfolio comprises ten properties in Germany with a rental area totalling 103,000 sqm. … Read the full press release

Berwin Leighton Paisner advises Mount Street Mortgage Servicing Limited on the acquisition of EAA Portfolio Advisers GmbH

LONDON, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner, advised Mount Street Mortgage Servicing Limited (“Mount Street”) on the acquisition of EAA Portfolio Advisers GmbH (“EPA”), the largest platform transfer ever completed in Europe. EPA is the portfolio manager … Read the full press release

Chinese government grants NEVS’ application for electric vehicle production at its manufacturing plant in Tianjin

Trollhättan, Sweden, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Chinese government has today approved NEVS’ application to start production of electric vehicles in its manufacturing plant in Tianjin. – I am very grateful for the approval we now have received for the electric … Read the full press release

Saab increases stake to 25 per cent in Akaer

STOCKHOLM, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has acquired another 10 per cent of shares, reaching 25 per cent of stakes, in Akaer, one of the largest companies within development of aeronautical projects in Brazil. In conjunction with … Read the full press release

ENGIE Hellas to provide total facility management services for the new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens

ENGIE will service 28,000 square meters (sqm) of the Greek National Opera building, which includes 2 stages, a dance school, rehearsal rooms, admin areas and other supporting facilities. PARIS, 24-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE Hellas, a fully owned subsidiary of the … Read the full press release

Bosch Group and the MAHLE Group to sell joint venture Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems

STUTTGART, 24-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Bosch Group and the MAHLE Group have decided to seek a buyer for their joint venture, Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems (BMTS). The joint subsidiary was founded in 2008. With a total of around 1,400 … Read the full press release

CityJet Cabin Crew Recruitment Day in Brussels, Belgium

Cabin Crew Recruitment Day taking place in Brussels, Belgium on 1st February 2017 BRUSSELS, 24-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NoBox HR Outsourcing are delighted to announce that will be holding a Recruitment Day for Junior and Senior Cabin Crew positions in … Read the full press release