Category Archives: Slovenia

Press Releases & News from Slovenia distributed via EuropaWire

DHL Global Forwarding takes over the international and domestic cargo transport needs of Gorenje Group

European manufacturer builds on existing relationship with DHL Global Forwarding DHL manages 2,200 TEU of import and export ocean freight annually BONN, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Global Forwarding has taken over responsibility for the international and domestic cargo transport needs … Read the full press release

District Court of Maribor registers the merger by acquisition of KBS banka by Nova KBM

Maribor, Slovenia, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, the District Court of Maribor issued a decision on entering into the court register the merger by acquisition of KBS banka by Nova KBM. Consequently, KBS banka ceased to exist as an independent legal … Read the full press release

180 media executives to share insights about broadcast marketing at the 21st Eurovision Connect in Ljubljana

The 21st Eurovision Connect event began on Monday (22 May) in the Slovenian captial Ljubljana, in collaboration with RTVSLO. GENEVA, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — More than 180 executives in marketing, branding, promotion & media planning from 50 media organisations are attending the 2 … 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

Merger by acquisition of KBS banka by Nova KBM finalised

MARIBOR, 04-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (3. january 2017), the District Court of Maribor issued a decision on entering into the court register the merger by acquisition of KBS banka by Nova KBM. Consequently, KBS banka ceased to exist as an independent … Read the full press release

Petrol’s subsidiary IGES to dispose an Interest in GEN-I d.o.o.

LJUBLJANA, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the fulfilment of suspensive conditions, IGES d.o.o., a subsidiary of Petrol d.d., Ljubljana, has completed the disposal of its interest in GEN-I, d.o.o.  The buyer is GEN-EL d.o.o.; the amount EUR 45,100,000.00. IGES d.o.o. is … Read the full press release

Gorenje Group unveils Spartak-branded line-up of domestic appliances for the CIS region

MOSCOW, 18-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For several years, Russia has been one of the key markets for Gorenje Group. Through a partnership with Spartak Moscow football club, Gorenje is increasing its brand awareness throughout the whole CIS region as Spartak is … Read the full press release

Gorenje won Zac of the Year 2016 award presented by Euronics Austria

VIENNA, 10-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gorenje brand is among the top five most recognized home appliance brands, and among top five by market share. Since the founding of Gorenje Austria 41 years ago and the slogan “Bewusst robust” (Deliberately Sturdy), Gorenje … Read the full press release

Gorenje Lifestyle Magazine nominated for two POMP awards for special achievements in content marketing

LJUBLJANA, 10-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — At this year’s POMP Forum event, Gorenje Lifestyle Magazine (year 2015) was nominated for two POMP awards for special achievements in content marketing: for “Best printed magazine/newspaper” and “Best design solution in content marketing”; in the … 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

Gorenje 23rd AGM: Discharge from liability granted to Gorenje Management Board for FY2015; sales and profit grow in 1H2016

VELENJE, Slovenia, 13-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act (ZGD-1), the Market of Financial Instruments Act (ZTFI), the Ljubljana Stock Exchange Rules and the Corporate Governance Code for Joint Stock Companies, and in accordance with the … Read the full press release

Four prestigious Red Dot design awards for Gorenje Group products this year

Gorenje Group products won four prestigious Red Dot design awards this year. The 41-member jury believed they represent the current pinnacle of design in the home appliance industry. Gorenje’s products have been constantly among the award-winning design elite for a … Read the full press release

NLB: Telekom Slovenije d.d. successfully issued EUR 100-million 5-year bonds

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 15-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 10 June 2016, following a successful first sale of bonds, Telekom Slovenije d.d. issued 5-year bonds with the designation TLS1 in the amount of EUR 100 million and with an unchanged interest rate … Read the full press release

NLB upgrades its NLB Klik; already more than 900,000 payments per month

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 15-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — We have made several changes to NLB Klik, although with minimum disruption to the service. These include a new look, a redesigned main menu, new functionalities, and more. The main driver behind this total … Read the full press release

NLB: successful new issue of 12-month commercial paper of Poslovni sistem Mercator d.d. with a total nominal value of EUR 200 million under designation MEL10

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 15-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Following receipt of all payments from investors and the registration of commercial paper with central securities clearance corporation KDD on 6 June 2016, NLB successfully concluded the new issue of 12-month commercial paper of … Read the full press release

Gorenje Group presented diplomas to the first generation of graduates of the Gorenje Create Academy

Gorenje Group presented diplomas to the first generation of graduates of the Gorenje Create Academy – Gorenje’s academy for new product development. This is a unique international educational program, a part of the Gorenje Corporate University, designed to encourage innovation … Read the full press release

The QUDAL – Quality Medal research: Slovenians ranked Gorenje home appliances atop among home appliance manufacturers

The QUDAL – Quality Medal research, performed in Slovenia in January 2016 by the Zürich based international organization Icertas, shows that in terms of quality Slovenians see Gorenje home appliances as the best. Velenje, Slovenia, 22-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In the QUDAL … Read the full press release

Petrol d.d. Supervisory Board meeting results

LJUBLJANA, 28-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — At its 26th meeting, the Supervisory Board of Petrol d.d., Ljubljana adopted a resolution to align, effective from the start of the new term of office of Management Board president Tomaž Berločnik, MSc, beginning on … Read the full press release

Bank of Slovenia’s Financial Stability Review and Monthly information on bank operations for January 2016

LJUBLJANA, 28-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Governing Board of the Bank of Slovenia discussed the January 2016 Financial Stability Review* and the Monthly information on bank operations for January 2016. Over the last year and a half, economic development has provided … Read the full press release

Gorenje Group stepped up its sales and market shares in 2015 despite the harsh conditions in Russia and Ukraine

Management Board comment to estimation of Gorenje Group 2015 performance and 2016 outlook Velenje, Slovenia, 18-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Last quarter in 2015 wrapped up with profit. The result for the year will largely depend on currency exchange rates. After a … Read the full press release

Gorenje to open 350-square-meter showroom in Tehran, Iran

Gorenje opened a new showroom in Tehran, located in a prestigeous and very busy location in the centre of the Iranian capital. In the 350-square-meter showroom we will be presenting our entire range of the upper middle and premium class … Read the full press release

Gorenje Ora-Ïto design microwave spotted in the film The Martian, co-starring alongside Matt Damon

Gorenje microwave oven from the design line Ora-Ïto stars as a vital piece of equipment for space travel. Our rising microwave star was spotted in the film The Martian, co-starring alongside Matt Damon. Velenje, Slovenia, 18-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sci-fi cinema … Read the full press release

Standard & Poor’s Rating Services improved NLB’s outlook on credit rating to stable

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 4-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard & Poor’s Rating Services improved NLB’s outlook on credit rating to stable from negative. The rating agency affirmed the long- and short-term credit rating to »BB-/B«. According to the agency, rating action followed the national … Read the full press release

EBRD supports expansion of Slovenia-based producer of calcium carbonate fillers, granulates and sands with €10 million loan

Bank supports expansion of Calcit d.o.o. LONDON, 24-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing Calcit d.o.o., a Slovenia-based producer of calcium carbonate fillers, granulates and sands for use in construction, and in the … Read the full press release

Bank of Slovenia to deploy system for reporting breaches of regulations in the area of banking

Ljubljana, 16-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with Article 239 of the Banking Act (ZBan-2), the Bank of Slovenia has put in place a system for reporting breaches of regulations in the area of banking, which is primarily intended for bank … Read the full press release

Heineken N.V. acquires 51.11 percent in leading Slovenian brewer Pivovarna Laško d.d. for EUR114.3m

Amsterdam, 15-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Heineken N.V. (“HEINEKEN”) today announces that it has signed a binding agreement with a consortium of shareholders to acquire 4,471,054 shares in Pivovarna Laško d.d. (“Pivovarna Laško”), representing 51.11 percent of the issued share capital, … Read the full press release

Slovenian NLB Group reports EUR 62.3 million profit in 2014

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 3-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — “The NLB Group stabilised its operations and ended the business year with a profit for the first time since 2008, totalling EUR 62.3 million“ said the Chairman of the Bank’s Management Board Janko Medja at … Read the full press release

Arburg to exhibit at the Plagkem in Celje, Slovenia from 21 to 24 April 2015

Cost-efficient: complete automation solution built around energy-optimised Allrounder Golden Edition Efficient: finished toy buggy produced in a single step Plagkem: important industry event in South East Europe Lossburg, Germany, 9-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Arburg will be exhibiting at the Plagkem in Celje, … Read the full press release

The European Union increases its humanitarian assistance in Ukraine where the latest surge of violence deepened

BRUSSELS, 27-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Union is increasing its humanitarian assistance in Ukraine where the latest surge of violence has deepened an already desperate situation. Thousands of people are suffering from the combined impact of the conflict, displacement, … Read the full press release

EU Council: extra time given to member states to pay exceptionally high additional contributions to the EU budget

Brussels, 19-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Member states that have to pay exceptionally high additional contributions to the EU budget as a result of the annual revision of their VAT and GNI data may request to defer their contributions until 1 September of … Read the full press release