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pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank loans EUR 36.5 million to Alma Property Partners for the acquisition of four office properties in Espoo

EUR 36.5 million acquisition and capex financing package Funding for the acquisition of four office properties located in the Keilaniemi office area in Espoo, Finland Munich/Stockholm, 15-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank provided an acquisition and capex facility of … Read the full press release

Hexagon Strengthens Ability With Acquisition of MSC Software

STOCKHOLM, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, today announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of MSC Software (“MSC”), a US-based leading … Read the full press release

Bosch strengthens its position in custom system and software development services with the acquisition of ITK Engineering AG

Expanding development services business ITK Engineering will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH ITK Engineering will remain an independent legal entity with its own brand Acquisition will strengthen Bosch’s position in the market for engineering services Abstatt/Rülzheim, … Read the full press release

Fortum finalises acquisition of three wind power projects from the Norwegian company Nordkraft

ESPOO, 11-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The transaction consists of the Nygårdsfjellet wind farm, which is already operational, as well as the fully-permitted Ånstadblåheia and Sørfjord projects. Fortum is preparing for the construction of the Ånstadblåheia and Sørfjord projects, expected to be commissioned in … 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

Panoptic Media Marketing Inc acquires GreatCircle Studios

North American expansion for leading digital marketing specialists Brooksville, FL, United States, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Panoptic Media Marketing Inc today announced that it has formally acquired GreatCircle Studios, a regional leader in SEO, Web Design and Web Concierge Services. … Read the full press release

Snam completed the acquisition of the stake held by CDP GAS in Trans Austria Gasleitung GmbH

San Donato Milanese, 23-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Snam completed today the acquisition of the stake held by CDP GAS in Trans Austria Gasleitung GmbH (TAG), approved by the Board of Directors on 12 September 2014. In compliance with Snam’s Board of … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation close the acquisition of ThyssenKrupp Steel USA

Luxembourg, 8-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal, together with Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (“NSSMC”), today announces that it has completed the acquisition of ThyssenKrupp Steel USA (“TK Steel USA”), a steel processing plant in Calvert, Alabama, having received all necessary regulatory … Read the full press release

Alma Media acquired 35 per cent stake in leading online travel service Rantapallo Oy

Helsinki, Finland, 19-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Alma Media has acquired 35 per cent of the share capital of leading online travel service Rantapallo Oy. The shares were acquired from TukTuk Media Oy and Verkossa Media Oy. Alma Media also has the opportunity … Read the full press release

Dassault Systèmes commenced cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of Nasdaq-listed Accelrys common stock at $12.50 per share

VÉLIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France, 14-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions announces that it commenced a cash tender offer for all … Read the full press release

Altran to acquire 100% of Massachusetts-based Foliage, Inc.

Paris, France, 12-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Altran has announced the acquisition of 100% of Foliage, a Burlington, Massachusetts-based company founded in 1991. This strategic acquisition will reinforce the Group’s offer in innovative product development, a segment where Altran is already active through its subsidiary … Read the full press release

Ericsson to acquire Massachusetts-based Azuki Systems, Inc.

Ericsson extends leadership position with acquisition of industry-leading technology portfolio in adaptive bitrate (ABR) and content protection Complements Microsoft Mediaroom acquisition, further supporting TV Anywhere services with a comprehensive set of technologies Accelerates Ericsson’s offering of TV Anywhere services through … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal received US antitrust clearance for ThyssenKrupp Steel USA acquisition

Luxembourg, 5-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal today announces that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR) terminated on January 29, 2014 with respect to its acquisition, through a 50/50 joint venture with Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, … Read the full press release

Accenture announced it completed ClientHouse acquisition

Gena, Germany, 3-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — In a strategic move to expand its Salesforce capabilities in Europe, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of ClientHouse, an independent provider of salesforce.com and Veeva Systems solutions based in Jena, Germany. The acquisition, announced … Read the full press release

European Capital supports Asmodee acquisition by Eurazeo with €42.5 million in unitranche bonds and equity co-investment

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 28-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — European Capital Limited and its consolidated subsidiaries (“European Capital”) announced today that they arranged together with Tikehau Investment Management the €65 million unitranche financing supporting Eurazeo Capital’s (“Eurazeo”) acquisition of Asmodee (the “Company”). In … Read the full press release

Eurazeo completed the acquisition of 83.5% in game publisher Asmodee

Paris, France, 28-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Today Eurazeo announces completion of the acquisition of 83.5% of the share capital of Asmodee based on an enterprise value of €143 million, in accordance with the terms announced on November 12, 2013. This transaction … Read the full press release

Vivendi’s Wengo announced it acquired at-home tutoring site Bordas.com

Paris, France, 20-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Wengo, the leader in specialist counseling over the telephone, has rounded out its offering with the acquisition of Bordas.com, the site for at-home tutoring given exclusively by French National Education teachers. Nearly 10,000 parents have opted to … Read the full press release

wpd europe GmbH buys Finish wind farm project Tohkoja from Fortum

Bremen, Germany, 17-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — wpd europe GmbH buys the wind farm project Tohkoja, situated on Finland’s west coast, from Finnish energy provider Fortum. wpd is planning the project with up to 26 wind turbines and an overall capacity of up … Read the full press release

Arvato Financial Solutions to acquire Dutch pay-after-delivery payment services provider AfterPay

Gütersloh, Germany, 17-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Arvato Financial Solutions is taking over the Dutch payment services provider “AfterPay.” The company, which the Arvato subsidiary has cooperated with for the past two years, is a provider of “pay after delivery” payment solutions … Read the full press release

Wincor Nixdorf to acquire DATEC Retail Systems A.S.

Paderborn, Germany, 9-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Wincor Nixdorf has reached an agreement with DATEC Retail Systems a.s., which is headquartered in Zlín in the Czech Republic, to take over its business effective January 2014. Through this step, Wincor Nixdorf will be adding … Read the full press release

Sika announced it now owns 100% of Dyflex HD Co Japan

Baar, Switzerland, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has acquired the remaining 24.5% of Dyflex HD Co., Ltd. as of January 7, 2014 and achieves 100% ownership. The complete takeover further strengthens Sika’s position in the Japanese construction market. Sika has been … Read the full press release

Inmarsat announced it completed Globe Wireless acquisition

London, UK, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today confirmed that it had completed regulatory and other approvals in relation to its US$45 million purchase of Globe Wireless, the Florida-based leading provider of value-added … Read the full press release

Orange Business Services to acquire IT identity and security pioneer Atheos

Orange Business Services today announced the acquisition of Atheos, becoming the largest European cyberdefense company and strengthening its position as a leading global player in advanced security services.  Paris, France, 6-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Founded in 2002, Atheos is a pioneer of … Read the full press release

Carrefour to acquire supermarket chain in Olsztyn, Poland

Warsaw, Poland, 27-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Carrefour announces the acquisition of the RAST supermarket chain, which operates 10 stores in Olsztyn. At heart of the daily life of Polish consumers, RAST supermarkets propose a broad range of fresh produce, notably meat, cold cuts, … Read the full press release

Rosneft to purchase the Global Oil Merchanting unit of Morgan Stanley Commodities division

Moscow, Russia, 26-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On December 20, 2013 a Russian 100% subsidiary of Rosneft Oil Company and Morgan Stanley signed a binding agreement to purchase the Global Oil Merchanting unit of Morgan Stanley Commodities division. Financial terms of the … Read the full press release

Microsoft acquisition of Nokia’s mobile device business cleared by the European Commission under EU merger regulation

Brussels, Belgium, 05-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of most of Nokia Corporation’s devices & services business (the “D&S business”) by Microsoft Corporation. The D&S business mainly produces and sells smartphones … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric acquisition of Invensys given green light under EU Merger Regulation by the European Commission

Brussels, Belgium, 29-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Invensys of the UK by Schneider Electric of France. Both companies supply, in particular, automation and control systems. The Commission concluded that … Read the full press release

Proposed acquisition of Life Technologies Corp. by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. cleared under the EU Merger Regulation

Brussels, Belgium, 26-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Life Technologies Corp. by rival Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., both US-based companies active in life science markets. Their activities overlap in the supply … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom announced it acquired GTS Central Europe for €546 million from consortium of private equity firms

Enhanced ability to provide innovative pan-European cross-border telecommunication services for business customers Acquisition complements Deutsche Telekom’s mobile centric infrastructure in key European markets Strengthened position in the market for multinational customers Bonn, Germany, 11-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom is strengthening its … Read the full press release

Banco Sabadell completed Banco Gallego acquisition and announced new board of management

Sabadell, Spain, 4-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Having received the corresponding authorization from the European Union regulatory authorities, Banco Sabadell will from today take over the management of the Banco Gallego team, branch network and business, which, from now on, will operate in … Read the full press release