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Investment Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

LCH announces its first European buy-side client now live on CDSClear

Amundi is LCH’s first live buy-side client on CDSClear BNP Paribas acts as Amundi’s clearing broker Reflects continued growing momentum behind CDSClear service LONDON, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LCH, a leading global clearing house, announced today that its first European … Read the full press release

Papyrus Group announces investment in new logistical hub in Cologne, Germany

Mölndal, Sweden, 23-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Papyrus Group (Papyrus), a Triton Fund II and Altor Fund II company, has announced its plan to invest in a new logistical hub in Cologne, Germany. This investment will optimise Papyrus’ logistical infrastructure and improve … Read the full press release

ENGIE reaffirms commitment to play a leading role in development of green finance with issuance of its second Green Bond of €1,5 billion

La Défense, France, 17-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — To support its ambitious development strategy in renewable energies and energy efficiency, ENGIE issued its second Green Bond of €1,5 billion. The Group reaffirms its commitment and determination to play a leading role in … Read the full press release

Landmark EBRD Transition Report to be unveiled at Kopaonik Business Forum

EBRD report on perceptions of reforms and inequality will be presented at main business event in Serbia LONDON, 07-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), one of the largest institutional investors in Serbia and the Western … Read the full press release

Geopolitical Disruptions Are Driving Companies to Pursue Divestments

82% of companies say macroeconomic volatility will increase their likelihood to divest over the next year 48% believe tax-related divestment challenges have increased in the last 12 months 88% say advanced analytics would help make faster, better divestment decisions LONDON, … Read the full press release

Resilient U.K. Automotive Sector Looks To The Future With Caution

Automotive manufacturers’ investment plans on track despite ongoing uncertainty EU exit still seen as biggest threat to sector Manufacturers to focus investment in R&D in low carbon or electric vehicle technology Automotive firms determined to pursue new international opportunities LONDON, … Read the full press release

BBVA’s Bond Market Performance in 2016 and beyond

BILBAO, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In a year marked by the reactivation of the high-yield bond market, and growing investor interest on ultra-long issue maturities, and despite a string of global macroeconomic developments that had a severe impact on the fixed … Read the full press release

The Successful Launch of Deutsche-Boerse’s New SME Segment “Scale”

Frankfurt am Main, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (01 Mar 2017) saw the successful launch of Scale, Deutsche Börse’s new segment for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). As of the start of trading 46 equities and corporate bonds had listed … Read the full press release

Stoxx Benchmark Announces Composition of their Indices

Frankfurt am Main, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business, and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, today announced the new composition of STOXX Benchmarks and their sub and sector indices, … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Easy’s New Bond Index ETFs Provide Access to US and European Bonds

Frankfurt am Main, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Three new bond index funds issued by BNP Paribas Easy have been tradable via Xetra since Tuesday. The BNP Paribas Easy Barclays Euro Government Inflation Linked All Maturities UCITS ETF Capitalisation enables investors to … Read the full press release

EQT wins three awards in the Private Equity International Awards 2016 and one in the Private Debt Investor Awards 2016

STOCKHOLM, 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It is a pleasure to announce that EQT has won four industry awards: three in the Private Equity International Awards 2016 (PEI) – Large-cap firm of the year in Europe, Lender of the year in Europe … Read the full press release

UK government announces £100 million investment to develop new multi-disciplinary science and technology research centre

SWINDON, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A major new £100 million investment by the government into the development of an innovative multi-disciplinary science and technology research centre was announced today (Thursday 23 February 2017) by Business Secretary Greg Clark. The new Rosalind … Read the full press release

Alliance News lancia il primo servizio di news finanziarie in lingua italiana attivo 24 ore

LONDRA, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alliance News Limited annuncia oggi, giovedì 27 febbraio il lancio dell’Alliance News Italian Service – “Alliance News IS” – un servizio specializzato nel fornire notizie in tempo reale su aziende e società italiane, finanza ed … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Wealth Management received 33 recognitions in the 2017 Euromoney Private Banking Survey

PARIS, 24-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the 2017 Euromoney Private Banking Survey, BNP Paribas Wealth Management received 33 recognitions, ranking “Best Commercial Banking Capabilities in Western Europe” reflecting its focus on the entrepreneur client segment and “Best Private Banking Services overall … Read the full press release

Iberdrola signs €500 million green loan with BBVA

It is the largest amount ever signed worldwide in the area of sustainable finance  The company was also the first to launch the green bonds market in Spain in April 2014 BILBAO, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola has signed for a … 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

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

Gamesa opens its new factory in Nellore region, India’s fastest-growing wind power producing regions

The factory will produce blades for the G114-2.0 MW class S turbine, tailor-designed for the Indian market Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Ramesh Kymal, Gamesa’s CEO in India, and José Antonio Cortajarena, Gamesa’s Chief Corporate and … Read the full press release

Eurazeo and InfraVia become share holders of Fonroche Solaire’s business

PARIS, 06-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 2, 2017, the shareholders of Fonroche, a key player in the renewable energy sector, announced the spin-off of the company’s businesses into two separate groups: – Geothermal and biogas activities, kept entirely by the … Read the full press release

Exchange Council of Eurex Deutschland announces new board members

FRANKFURT, 31-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At its meeting on Wednesday, 25 January 2017, the Exchange Council of Eurex Deutschland elected a new chairman as well as the vice chairman for a period of three years. Carola Gräfin von Schmettow, chairman … Read the full press release

Exchange Council of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange announces board members for the next three-year term

Lars Hille, member of DZ Bank Executive Board, replaces Lutz Raettig FRANKFURT, 31-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Exchange Council of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange was reconstituted today. The members of the Exchange Council unanimously elected Lars Hille, member of the Executive … Read the full press release

New equity index fund issued by BNP Paribas Easy to allow investment in companies that belong to the US equity market’s large-cap segment

ETF offers access to US S&P 500 companies FRANKFURT, 31-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new equity index fund issued by BNP Paribas Easy has been tradable via Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Tuesday. The BNP Paribas Easy S&P 500 UCITS ETF … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse’s new XTF segment to enable investors’ participation in fixed-rate corporate bonds with investment grade rating

ETF provides access to euro area corporate bonds focused on sustainability FRANKFURT, 31-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new UBS Global Asset Management bond index ETF has been tradable via Xetra and Börse Frankfurt since Tuesday. ETF name: UBS ETF – Barclays … 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

Risk presented ‘Exchange of the Year’ award to Eurex

ESCHBORN, 27-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurex takes home the prestigious award ‘Exchange of the Year’ at this year’s award gala, hosted by ‘Risk’ at the Brewery in London. Lee Bartholomew, Head of Fixed Income & FX Product R&D accepted the award … Read the full press release

Carola Gräfin von Schmettow elected chairman, Exchange Council of Eurex Deutschland

ESCHBORN, 27-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At its meeting on Wednesday, 25 January 2017, the Exchange Council of Eurex Deutschland elected a new chairman as well as the vice chairman for a period of three years. Carola Gräfin von Schmettow, chairman … Read the full press release

NWO and National Research Foundation of South Africa strengthen scientific cooperation in Astronomy

THE HAGUE, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Netherlands and South Africa have a joint interest in promoting and strengthening scientific cooperation in Astronomy (including Enabling Technologies for Astronomy). In 2012, NWO and NRF (the National Research Foundation of South Africa) have … Read the full press release

NWO selects twelve research projects for funding in the Dutch Astrochemistry Network II program

THE HAGUE, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The NWO Board of Physical Sciences has decided to invest 2.5 million euros in Astrochemistry research. Twelve interdisciplinary research projects have been selected for funding in the Dutch Astrochemistry Network II program (DAN II). DAN … Read the full press release

NWO awards twenty-one researchers with Rubicon grants to do research at foreign research institutes

THE HAGUE, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Twenty-one researchers who have recently gained their PhDs will do research at foreign research institutes with a Rubicon grant from NWO. The Rubicon programme gives young, highly promising scientists the opportunity to gain international research … Read the full press release