Category Archives: Luxembourg

Press Releases & News from Luxembourg distributed via EuropaWire

RTL Nederland Appoints New CEO

LUXEMBOURG/HILVERSUM, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — RTL Group today announced the appointment of Sven Sauvé (43) as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RTL Nederland, effective 1 July 2017. Sven Sauvé, currently Chief Operating Officer (COO) of RTL Nederland, will succeed Bert … Read the full press release

EIB Vice-President Jan Vapaavuori Resigns from his Post

LUXEMBOURG, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following his election to Mayor of Helsinki and the official appointment, Jan Vapaavuori has tendered his resignation from the post of Vice-President and Member of the Management Committee of the European Investment Bank (EIB) on 8 June 2017. Mr Vapaavuori took up the post of the EIB Vice-President on … Read the full press release

Jan De Nul Group to build the fourth Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger for Keppel Singmarine Pte.Ltd.

LUZEMBOURG, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Jan De Nul Group signed a contract with Keppel Singmarine Pte.Ltd. for the construction of a 6,000 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (‘TSHD’), bringing the current newbuilding order at the shipyard to four hoppers. An option … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal Q1 2017 Ebitda sell-side analysts’ consensus figure

LUXEMBOURG, 04-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal has today announced the publication of first quarter 2017 Ebitda sell-side analysts’ consensus figure. The consensus figures are based on analysts’ estimates recorded on an external web-based tool provided and managed by an independent … Read the full press release

RTL Group Inaugurates New Headquarters in Luxembourg

LUXEMBOURG, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — RTL Group officially inaugurated its new headquarters, henceforth to be known as ‘RTL City’. Set just a short walk away from the former premises, it has been designed to house the Group’s Luxembourgish activities. About 130 … Read the full press release

Vienna Initiative to Promote Investment Diversification in CESEE through New Working Group

LONDON, 07-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Vienna Initiative has agreed to establish a Working Group on Capital Markets Union. This follows the European Union’s push to strengthen Capital Markets which will have a major impact on financing of investment and sustaining growth … Read the full press release

Hemophilia Awareness Month: Save One Life is dedicated to helping children with hemophilia worldwide

March is Hemophilia Awareness Month and April 17 is International Hemophilia Day LUXEMBOURG, 06-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hemophilia is a devastating inherited blood disorder that can still cause severe pain, crippling and even death, when untreated. Hemophilia patients in developed … Read the full press release

FNR announces the opening of SciTeach Center at the University of Luxembourg

LUXEMBOURG, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Just over one year after the FNR and partners in the area of research and education signed a cooperation agreement to support the natural sciences education of primary school teachers in the country, the new … Read the full press release

Solvay, ArcelorMittal, Evonik and LafargeHolcim form new Low Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative

Marrakech, 18-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay, ArcelorMittal, Evonik and LafargeHolcim today announce the formation of a new Low Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative across the steel, cement and chemicals industries. This new partnership will look at the potential synergies that exist … Read the full press release

L’argent trop «noir»: Une société européenne paye aux rebelles

KIEV, 08-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — «Les journalistes contre la corruption et l’illégalité», un groupe de journalistes enquêteurs ukrainiens, a signalé des documents compromettants dont on avait saisi, qui témoignent de la collaboration de la société européenne «Flame SA» avec la … Read the full press release

China’s Vice Premier Ma Kai visits the offices of CACEIS in Luxembourg

LUXEMBOURG, 31-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — During an official visit to Luxembourg on 20th October 2016, China’s Vice Premier Ma Kai led a delegation to visit the offices of CACEIS. CACEIS CEO, Jean-François Abadie commented, “We are delighted to have the opportunity … Read the full press release

Catella Real Estate AG engaged CACEIS as depository for two additional mutual funds

PARIS, 31-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Munich-based Catella Real Estate AG has engaged CACEIS as depository for two additional mutual funds. These two real estate funds were launched this year which attract combined assets of over one billion Euros. The funds invest … Read the full press release

Luxembourg Institute of Health: researchers identified a circular RNA that can predict patient outcome after heart attack

Researchers from LIH’s Cardiovascular Research Unit and international collaborators published an article in the number one cardiology journal, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, in September 2016. They identified a circular RNA that can predict patient outcome after heart … Read the full press release

Carmeuse and GP Group acquired 45% stake in Thailand’s leading lime company Golden Lime Public Company Limited

Carmeuse along with GP Group acquires Golden Lime, Thailand’s leading lime company Deal signals Carmeuse’s entry into South East Asia LUXEMBOURG, 06-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Carmeuse, together with its partner GP Group, announced today the acquisition of a 45% stake in … Read the full press release

EIB: A number of inaccuracies and misleading statements in Climate Action Network (CAN) report

LUXEMBOURG, 07-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) attaches great importance to engaging with civil society and ensuring that policies and lending activity reflect the recognition of the importance of climate action, that the EIB shares with a broad … Read the full press release

Alenka Smerkolj becomes EIB Governor for the Republic of Slovenia

LUXEMBOURG, 07-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 14 July 2016, Ms Alenka SMERKOLJ, Minister without portfolio responsible for Development, Strategic Projects and Cohesion in the Slovenian Government since November 2014, was appointed Acting Minister of Finance following the resignation of Mr Dusan MRAMOR. She … Read the full press release

CPI PROPERTY GROUP: Czech Office for the Protection of Competition granted a merger clearance for the acquisition of ORCO Property Group

LUXEMBOURG, 30-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ORCO PROPERTY GROUP – Reference to press release of CPI Property Group concerning the obtaining of merger clearance for the acquisition of ORCO Property Group. ORCO PROPERTY GROUP refers its shareholders to a press release published … Read the full press release

Software development company Globant’s common shares admitted to trading on Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE)

TECHNOLOGY COMPANY LISTS SHARES ON LUXEMBOURG STOCK EXCHANGE’S MAIN MARKET IN BID TO GAIN GREATER VISIBILITY IN EUROPE Luxembourg, 16-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 11 August 2016, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) listed and admitted to trading common shares from Globant, … Read the full press release

ENGIE / Powerdale consortium to install and operate 800 public charging stations in Luxembourg

LUXEMBURG, 09-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — the consortium between ENGIE Cofely Luxemburg (subsidiary of ENGIE) and Powerdale announced it has been selected to provide 800 public charging stations in Luxemburg and to operate them during a 12-year service contract. The consortium between … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal published its half-year report for the six-month period ended 30 June, 2016

LUXEMBOURG, 03-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal has today published its half-year report for the six-month period ended 30 June, 2016. The report published today is available on http://corporate.arcelormittal.com/ under Investors > Financial reports > Half-year reports, and on the electronic database … Read the full press release

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence to acquire a pooled fleet of Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (A330 MRTT) aircraft

LUXEMBOURG, 02-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Netherlands Ministry of Defence has today notified Parliament of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Luxembourg to proceed with the acquisition of a pooled fleet of Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (A330 … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal Europe 2Q2016: significantly higher operating profit compared to 1Q

Luxembourg, 29-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal Europe has reported its second quarter 2016 results, with a €340m operating profit for the three months to 30 June 2016 – significantly higher than the €77m operating profit reported in the first quarter … Read the full press release

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the National Bank of Greece S.A. (NBG) signed the first COSME guarantee agreement in Greece

LUXEMBOURG, 18-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the National Bank of Greece S.A. (NBG) have signed the first COSME guarantee agreement in Greece, benefiting from the support of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart … Read the full press release

LIH’s Emilie Charpentier on a capacity building mission at WHO National Reference Laboratory for Measles and Rubella in Belgrade, Serbia

Between 25th and 28th April 2016, Emilie Charpentier, senior technician in the Clinical and Applied Virology research group at LIH’s Department of Infection and Immunity, conducted a capacity building mission at the World Health Organisation (WHO) National Reference Laboratory for … Read the full press release

Luxembourg Institute of Health: potential new biomarkers for the assessment of human exposure to benzo[a]pyrene

Benzo[a]pyrene, a famous chemical of the Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) family, is an omnipresent environmental pollutant which is considered as carcinogenic. At LIH’s Department of Population Health, the Human Biomonitoring Research Unit has identified four new metabolites of this compound … Read the full press release

RTL Group: 48,158 physical bearer unregistered shares of RTL Group now cancelled in accordance with the Immobilisation Law

Only physical, unregistered bearer shares of RTL Group affected Shareholding structure of RTL Group remains unchanged Luxembourg, 26-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of RTL Group, held on 25 May 2016, acknowledged that 48,158 physical bearer shares … Read the full press release

Proximus created Proximus Luxembourg combining its Luxembourg entities Telindus and Tango

Proximus combines its Luxembourg entities Telindus and Tango to create Proximus Luxembourg, a new convergent organization with strong growth ambitions Luxembourg, 17-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Proximus subsidiaries Telindus and Tango command strong positions in the Luxembourg ICT and telecommunication services … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal invites holders of the 4.625% Notes due 2017 and 4.50% Notes due 2018 to submit offers to sell them to the Company for cash

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO OR TO ANY PERSON LOCATED OR RESIDENT IN THE UNITED STATES, ITS TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS (INCLUDING PUERTO RICO, THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, GUAM, AMERICAN SAMOA, WAKE ISLAND AND THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS, ANY STATE … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal offers to purchase for cash any and all of its outstanding 6.125% Notes due 2018

Luxembourg, 12-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal (the “Company” or “ArcelorMittal”) announces the launch of its tender offer (the “Offer”) to purchase for cash any and all of its outstanding 6.125% Notes due 2018 (CUSIP 03938LAF1/ ISIN US03938LAF13; 03938LAD6/US03938LAD64; L0302DAN3/ USL0302DAN32) (the … Read the full press release

Francesco Costadura becomes RTL Group’s new Head of Human Resources (HR) and Executive VP HR

Luxembourg, 07-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — RTL Group today announced the appointment of Francesco Costadura (51) as RTL Group’s new Head of Human Resources (HR) and Executive Vice President HR, effective 1 August 2016. In this capacity, he will report to RTL … Read the full press release