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Consumers Demand Benevolent Capitalism

Live online seminar tackles topic of capitalism and the new consumer Houston, USA, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Business innovator, Gary Douglas warns, “You cannot afford to ignore the demand for benevolent business.” International speaker and vocal advocate of Benevolent Capitalism, … 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

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

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

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

DNV GL will work with stakeholders from across the wind industry on Joint Industry Project

A new recommended practice will provide industry guidance on optimal collection and assessment of site conditions which will lead to time, cost and risk reduction in offshore wind farm designing HAMBURG, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL invites industry partners to … Read the full press release

German Private Equity Q1 2017: Fundraising climate reached new peak

German Private Equity Barometer for Q1 2017 shows diverging momentum in the sub-markets: early-stage investors were more upbeat while later-stage investors were more subdued Fundraising climate reached new peak Extreme differences in demand: venture capital on record high while later-stage … Read the full press release

Vodafone International Holdings B.V. to transfer part of its indirect shareholding in Safaricom to its sub-Saharan African subsidiary Vodacom

LONDON, 16-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group Plc (“Vodafone Group”) announces today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Vodafone International Holdings B.V. (“Vodafone”), has agreed to transfer part of its indirect shareholding in Safaricom Limited (“Safaricom”) to Vodacom Group Limited (“Vodacom”), its sub-Saharan … Read the full press release

India’s NTPC Bond is now available for trading on London Stock Exchange’s ISM

NTPC’s 2nd 5-year Masala Bond admitted to International Securities Market (ISM) ISM is an exchange-regulated MTF market for primary debt issuance, operating alongside London Stock Exchange plc’s other markets Targeted at institutional and professional investors from around the world Shri … Read the full press release

Consortium of investors to acquire 100% of EDP’s gas distribution subsidiary in Spain

LISBON, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Pursuant to the terms and for the purposes of the article 17 of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council and of article 248 of the Portuguese Securities code, EDP – … Read the full press release

AXA IM – Real Assets, Klépierre complete extension and renovation of the Val d’Europe shopping centre in Marne-la-Vallée

PARIS, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real assets investment and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, together with Klépierre, has completed its latest … Read the full press release

Arkema: new specialty molecular sieve capacity at the Honfleur plant

COLOMBES, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thierry Le Hénaff, Arkema Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, inaugurates the new specialty molecular sieve capacity at the Honfleur plant today. This new plant will enable the Group to support its customers’ growth in the … Read the full press release

EBRD, PE firm Actera, Esas Holding acquire majority stake in Turkish producer of flexible packaging Korozo Ambalaj

New shareholders aim to develop business into a leading European player LONDON, 26-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD, Actera – the leading private equity investor in Turkey – and Esas Holding – a venture capital firm established by the Sabanci family … Read the full press release

Meet Robeco’s Newly Appointed Director, Consultant Relations

ROTTERDAM/LONDON, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Robeco is pleased to announce that Juan Carlos Briones has been appointed Director, Consultant Relations with immediate effect. He will be based in Robeco’s London office, and report to Peter Walsh, Global Head of Consultant … Read the full press release

Robeco Global Star Equities Fund NV Announces The Successor of Lead Portfolio Manager

ROTTERDAM, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Robeco announced today that Mark Glazener will be stepping down as lead portfolio manager of Robeco Global Stars Equities Fund N.V. with effect from 1 May. Jan Keuppens, currently co-portfolio manager, will take over his tasks … Read the full press release

ICADE Sante Acquires Two Clinics

PARIS, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Icade Santé (56.5% owned by Icade) acquired two clinics on April 12 and 13, 2017, respectively: the Ormeau MSO polyclinic in Tarbes (Hautes-Pyrénées) from the Médipôle Partenaires group, for a total of €43 million (including duties), … Read the full press release

Round 2 of the Aquaculture Innovation Challenge Selects 15 Bright Ideas

UTRETCH, 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After the first round of the Aquaculture Innovation Challenge (AIC), hosted by Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (STIP), Solidaridad and Fresh Studio, 15 innovation plans have been chosen for round two. Successful entries included those addressing issues … Read the full press release

Reed & Mackay Expands Presence Through Partnership With Corporate Travel Providers

LONDON, 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inflexion is delighted to announce that Reed & Mackay, a premium corporate travel management company, has created a new global partnership. This partnership will further expand its presence through multiple selected corporate travel providers who will … Read the full press release

Climate Policies Needed to Mitigate Risks in Financial System

Climate change brings new risks for financial investments, in particular for pension funds. An international research team coordinated by the University of Zurich has developed a “climate stress-test” for financial institutions. Results suggest that while better disclosure of climate-relevant financial … Read the full press release

Novartis Reinforces Commitment to Sandoz With Major Investment in Business

Total investment of EUR 105 million in Prevalje site reinforces commitment to largest Sandoz business, Anti-Infectives, and single largest global product, broad-spectrum antibiotic amoxicillin-clavulanic acid. The investment will bring 150 new jobs, more than doubling the number of employees at … Read the full press release

Skanska Invests in New Office Project in Houston

STOCKHOLM, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska is investing USD 360M, about SEK 3.2 billion, in an office project in Houston, USA. The construction contract is worth USD 151M, about SEK 1.3 billion, which will be included in the U.S. order … Read the full press release

EBRD buys 9.48 per cent stake in real estate investment trust company Griffin Premium RE..

Investment vehicle expected to be listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange on 13 April LONDON, 13-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD has become a shareholder in Griffin Premium RE..N.V, a company structured as a real estate investment trust ( REIT) and operating … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets acquires Warwick Building in London from Legal & General

PARIS, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real assets investment and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, announces that it has completed, on behalf … Read the full press release

LCH announces the appointment of Daniel Maguire as COO

Responsibilities include the development and execution of integrated global product strategy Daniel will continue as Global Head of Rates and FX Derivatives LONDON, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LCH, a leading global clearing house, is pleased to announce that Daniel Maguire has … Read the full press release

PwC: London Stock Exchange was Q1 2017 most active European exchange with 20 IPOs raising £1.8bn, in line with Q1 2016

53 European IPOs raised €4.5bn in Q1 2017, an increase of €1.0bn, or 28% as compared to the €3.5bn raised by 50 IPOs in Q1 2016. The London Stock Exchange was the most active European exchange in the quarter with … Read the full press release

INEOS to acquire BP’s Forties Pipeline System business

LONDON, 07-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BP today announced it has agreed to sell its Forties Pipeline System (FPS) business, with assets including the main Forties offshore and onshore pipelines and other associated pipeline interests and facilities, to INEOS. Subject to … Read the full press release

SITA and Airbus join forces to provide the most advanced cyber security solution for the air transport industry

New offer to allow immediate detection and remedial action DUBAI, U.A.E., 07-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus and SITA have launched new Security Operations Center Services customized for the specific needs of the air transport industry. These new incident detection services will … Read the full press release

Lloyd’s Register supports its strategy to build a marine and offshore Industry 4.0 with investment in ship management software provider

LONDON, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — We have made a significant investment in Hamburg-based ship management software provider Hanseaticsoft. Hanseaticsoft provides modern fleet management software solutions to optimise workflows in shipping companies, offering new perspectives on processes and increasing business performance. Clients … Read the full press release