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ABLV Bank: Pillar actively working on the development of the business and leisure area New Hanza

RIGA, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the first six months of 2017, Pillar was actively working on the development of the business and leisure area New Hanza, as well as continued selling out its real estate portfolio. With the intensive non-stop … Read the full press release

INFINOX Forex and CFD Broker Increases Additional Client Money Insurance to £1,000,000

INFINOX Capital Limited (“INFINOX”), an FX and CFD broker which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, has increased their additional clients’ deposit protection to £1,000,000 from the previous £500,000. LONDON, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Based in the … Read the full press release

Merck invests EUR 90 million in four sites in Germany, Switzerland and France

Relocations to drive focus on sites in Darmstadt, Schnelldorf (Germany), Buchs (Switzerland) and Molsheim (France) Sequential implementation until the end of 2022 € 90 million investment. Net impact of approximately minus 200 positions over 5 years DARMSTADT, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Central Bank of Ireland: Kennedy Kilbride (UK) is not authorised by the Central Bank as an investment firm

DUBLIN, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Central Bank of Ireland (‘Central Bank’) today (12 July 2017) published the name of an unauthorised firm, Kennedy Kilbride (UK). Kennedy Kilbride (UK) is not authorised by the Central Bank as an investment firm, investment … Read the full press release

Pearson to sell 22% stake in Penguin Random House Venture to Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA

LONDON, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Further to our January announcement, Pearson PLC (“Pearson”) today announces an agreement to sell a 22% stake in the Penguin Random House Venture (“PRH”) to our partner Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA (“Bertelsmann”) and recapitalise the … Read the full press release

Vivendi acquired the 59.2% stake in Havas held by the Bolloré Group

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Jörg Pietzner to lead UniCredit’s Investor Relations

MILAN, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit has appointed Jörg Pietzner to be the new Head of Investor Relations. He will take up the position during the first quarter of 2018 and will report to Mirko Bianchi, Chief Financial Officer. Jörg is … Read the full press release

Hydro to purchase Orkla’s 50% interest in Sapa

Orkla and Norsk Hydro (“Hydro”) have entered into an agreement whereby Hydro is to purchase Orkla’s 50% interest in Sapa. The sale is in line with Orkla’s strategy of being a leading branded consumer goods company.  OSLO, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Invest Europe: European venture capital fundraising at €6.4 billion in 2016

Global institutional investors looking to Europe’s experienced fund managers A-Z of start-up hubs across the continent leading innovation Developed ecosystem producing global VC-backed success stories BRUSSELS, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — European venture capital fundraising last year hit €6.4 billion — the … Read the full press release

Triton Fund IV company ENEXIO awarded a prize for its outstanding brand management

HERNE/BERLIN, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ENEXIO, a Triton Fund IV company, was awarded a prize in the category of “Machines & Engineering” for its outstanding brand management over the last few years. The history of ENEXIO extends back to 1935 when … Read the full press release

DONG Energy: Belgian GeoSea to acquire full ownership of A2SEA

Fredericia, Denmark, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (07.07.2017), DONG Energy and Siemens signed an agreement with Belgian GeoSea stating that GeoSea will acquire the full ownership of A2SEA. A2SEA will continue to operate out of Denmark with offshore wind turbine service … Read the full press release

EQT VII fund to acquire Desotec from Private Equity firm AAC Capital Partners

EQT VII to acquire Belgium based Desotec, a European market leader in mobile industrial filtration technology, from AAC Capital Partners Desotec has pioneered the market for mobile activated carbon filters and has achieved strong top-line growth over the past decade … Read the full press release

Die Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen beteiligt sich in Höhe von 5 Mio. EUR am Capnamic Ventures Fonds II

Die Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen beteiligt sich in Höhe von 5 Mio. EUR am Capnamic Ventures Fonds II, der insgesamt ein Volumen von 115 Mio. Euro hat. FRANKFURT, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Der Fonds investiert in Unternehmen, deren Geschäftsmodell sich durch … Read the full press release

Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) lists the first ever Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (RAIF)

LUXEMBOURG, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New unregulated fund structure will enable asset managers to list funds much faster than previously possible. The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) lists the first ever Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (RAIF). The new RAIF was brought to … Read the full press release

EIB celebrated the 10th anniversary of the world’s first “Climate Awareness Bond” at the Luxembourg Stock Exchange

LUXEMBOURG 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB), the world’s largest multilateral public bank and largest issuer of green bonds, today (05/07/2017) celebrated the 10th anniversary of the world’s first “Climate Awareness Bond” at the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, … Read the full press release

Eurex the only exchange to offer futures and options on all major MSCI indexes

FRANKFURT, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s largest derivatives exchange has reached another important strategic milestone. Following the launch of futures and options on the popular MSCI EAFE index that represents the developed markets of Europe, Australasia and the Far East, … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse’s order book turnover on its cash markets at €127.4 billion in June 2017

FRANKFURT, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Order book turnover on Deutsche Börse cash markets totalled €127.4 billion in June (June 2016: €134.9 billion). Of the €127.4 billion, €116.9 billion were attributable to Xetra (June 2016: €123.9 billion). A turnover of €3.7 billion … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse’s T7 trading technology goes live for Xetra trading on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

FRANKFURT, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse’s T7 trading technology went live today for Xetra trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, thereby putting both Xetra and Eurex derivatives trading on the same system. Eurex Exchange, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) … Read the full press release

CapMan Real Estate sells an office building in Hämeenlinna, Finland to Kiinteistö Oy Hämeenlinnan Kopinkulma

HELSINKI, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan RE II fund has sold an office building located at Kasarmikatu 4 in Hämeenlinna to Kiinteistö Oy Hämeenlinnan Kopinkulma. The transaction was completed on June 6, 2017. CapMan RE II fund invested in Kasarmikatu 4 … Read the full press release

CapMan Real Estate sells two office buildings in Helsinki to Areim Fund III

HELSINKI, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Real estate funds managed by CapMan have sold two office buildings located at Elimäenkatu 9 and 15 in Vallila, Helsinki, to Areim Fund III. The transaction was completed on June 30, 2017. CapMan Real Estate I … Read the full press release

Swiss Re makes ESG considerations an integral part of its investment process

Swiss Re is among the first in the re/insurance industry to switch to benchmarks that systematically integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria Publication launched today by Swiss Re explains why ESG integration makes economic sense for long term investors … Read the full press release

Bouygues: financing of the fixed investment programme finalised for the concession company Ravinala Airports

28-year concession for the two airports at Antananarivo and Nosy Be Design and construction of a new international terminal at Ivato airport in Antananarivo, the country’s capital Refurbishment of one runway and one terminal at each airport Technical and environmental … Read the full press release

Félix Giorgetti and AG Real Estate to develop Goodyear’s future global innovation center and office buildings in Luxembourg

BRUSSELS, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Félix Giorgetti and AG Real Estate have signed a partnership in the form of a 30-year Design, Build, Finance and Maintain agreement (DBFM) to develop Goodyear’s future global innovation center and office buildings located at the new Luxembourg … Read the full press release

Andrew Mainwaring and Andrew Priest promoted to partners at Inflexion

LONDON, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inflexion is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrew Mainwaring and Andrew Priest to Partner with immediate effect. A further five promotions also took place across the team. Andrew Mainwaring is a Partner within Inflexion’s Enterprise Fund team. The Fund … Read the full press release

Greenbird Integration Technology AS: We are excited to welcome Bill Joss as our new Chairman

OSLO, 05-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — European Smart Meter software company greenbird Integration Technology AS appoints Bill Joss as Chairman of the Board to support international expansion. Greenbird is a profitable and rapidly growing software vendor and technology-leader in IT integration in … Read the full press release

Prudential: World Bank Group’s IFC to raise $500 million Eastspring Investments for infrastructure projects in emerging markets

Hong Kong SAR, China, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today signed an agreement with Eastspring Investments, the Asian asset management business of Prudential plc, to raise $500 million for an innovative IFC program that … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to invest £150m to support the planned doubling of engine production in UK

DERBY, 03-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has today announced a £150m investment in new and existing civil aerospace facilities in the UK to support the planned doubling of engine production and deliver on our record civil aerospace order book. The investment, … Read the full press release

Nigeria’s first Diaspora Bond raises $300 million on London Stock Exchange for infrastructure projects

Nigeria raises $300 million through first Diaspora Bond Retail bond aimed at Nigeria’s global expatriate community seeking to invest in the country’s development Offer 130% subscribed demonstrating confidence in Nigeria’s economy First bond of its kind from sub-Saharan Africa LONDON, … Read the full press release

Nestlé moves forward with its comprehensive value creation model

Company advancing value creation model based on profitable growth, margin improvement and capital efficiency VEVEY, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé today announced another step forward in the implementation of its comprehensive value creation model. Early in 2017, the company’s management, together … Read the full press release

Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company now owns less than 5% of Stora Enso’s shares

HELSINKI, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Stora Enso Oyj received on 21 June 2017 a notification under the Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which the holdings of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company in Stora Enso’s shares … Read the full press release