Daily Archives: 29, November 2012

The EU increases its support to higher education in the European Neighbourhood region

Brussels, 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission adopted today a new support package for higher education in the European Neighbourhood region. “Investing in people is a key objective of the neighbourhood policy. This is the reason why we have significantly increased … Read the full press release

BFA-Bankia Group will return to profitability in 2013, with net profit of 1,200 million in 2015

Plan approval entails immediate injection of the requested capital, making Bankia one of Spain’s most solvent banks The state aid to be received by the BFA-Bankia Group totals 17,959 million, including the 4,500 million injected on 12 September The go-ahead … Read the full press release

European Union set for new accord with China on cultural cooperation

Brussels, 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, will reiterate the importance and benefits of increased cultural cooperation between the European Union and China when she meets Ministers and senior officials in Beijing this week … Read the full press release

What lies beneath? New survey technique offers detailed picture of our changing landscape

29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — A new surveying technique developed at The University of Nottingham is giving geologists their first detailed picture of how ground movement associated with historical mining is changing the face of our landscape. The new development by engineers … Read the full press release

Transport: New portal on Trans-European Network with dynamic maps

Brussels, 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission is launching today a public portal allowing citizens and businesses to access up to date information on the advancement of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) through satellite-based dynamic maps, facts, figures and various audio-visual … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO reports underlying net profit of EUR 1,201 million for the first nine months of 2012

29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — ABN AMRO reports underlying net profit of EUR 1,201 million for the first nine months of 2012 and EUR 374 million for Q3 The year-to-date underlying net profit, which excludes separation and integration-related expenses, rose 22% to … Read the full press release

State aid: recapitalisation of Spanish banks – the Commission’s role under EU State aid control

Brussels, 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Since the start of the financial crisis in October 2008, EU Member States have taken hundreds of measures in favour of financial institutions in order to preserve financial stability. Most of this support constitutes state aid in … Read the full press release

BMW Guggenheim Lab Mumbai announces initial program details and satellites

Mumbai. 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — From December 9, 2012 through January 20, 2013, the BMW Guggenheim Lab Mumbai in collaboration with the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum will present a broad range of free public programs and projects in the city of Mumbai under the theme ME=WE. … Read the full press release

EADS Commissions External Audit of Group Compliance

Leading specialist ETHIC Intelligence to provide external audit of EADS Compliance System Full cooperation with the UK Serious Fraud Office on the allegations concerning EADS subsidiary GPT PwC review of GPT did not find evidence to suggest that GPT or … Read the full press release

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of stakes in Dutch wholesale clothing company HVEG by ABN AMRO and Rabobank

Brussels, 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of stakes in Dutch wholesale clothing company HVEG by ABN AMRO and Rabobank The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition by the Dutch banks ABN AMRO and … Read the full press release

Ferrero presents its third report on corporate social responsibility in Germany

Ferrero presents its third report on corporate social responsibility in Germany

29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — On Wednesday 28th November the German version of the third Corporate Social Responsibility report of the Ferrero Group has been presented in Germany, at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof. The report describes the CSR activities of the Group from … Read the full press release

Challenges facing financial integration and financial stability

Speech by Benoît Cœuré, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, 3rd Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit organised by Thomson Reuters, Hong Kong Hong Kong, 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure to be here in Hong Kong and I … Read the full press release

University establishes Europe’s first tall tower greenhouse gas measurements network

The tall tower at Tacolneston, Norwich where greenhouse gases are measured from 50, 100 and 180 meters up the tower Image by Aoife Grant

29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — A network of integrated greenhouse gas measurements in the UK and Ireland – the first of its kind in Europe – has been established by researchers at the University of Bristol. A network of integrated greenhouse gas … Read the full press release

Deal on stricter EU rules for sovereign debt ratings

29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Credit rating agencies will have to obey additional rules on sovereign debt ratings, including three set dates per year for issuing them, under a deal agreed by Parliament, the Council and the Commission on Tuesday. Cross-ownership of … Read the full press release

Internationaler Tag der Menschen mit Behinderung: Das Mercedes-Benz Museum: Barrierefrei für alle

Internationaler Tag der Menschen mit Behinderung: Das Mercedes-Benz Museum: Barrierefrei für alle Fotonummer: 12A1335 Dateigröße: 1,202 MB Dateigröße, niedrig: 0,020 MB Datum: 28.11.2012

Stuttgart, 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Anlässlich des Internationalen Tages der Menschen mit Behinderung lädt das Mercedes-Benz Museum am Sonntag, 2. Dezember 2012, zu einem vielseitigen Programm rund um das Thema „Barrierefreiheit“ ein. Menschen mit Behinderung und eine Begleitperson haben freien Eintritt. Den … Read the full press release

Louis Michel: “Only a regional solution can put an end to the crisis” in DRC

29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Only an inclusive and regional solution, bringing together the presidents of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Congo-Brazzaville and Uganda can put an end to the conflict in the eastern part of DRC, Louis Michel, Co-President … Read the full press release

Ericsson appoints Senior Vice President Asia-Pacific

29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) today announced that effective January 1, 2013, Mats H Olsson is appointed Senior Vice President Asia-Pacific (APAC). In this role he will continue to report to President & CEO Hans Vestberg and be a member … Read the full press release

Lower Inn Valley railway line completed – Record EIB loan for high-speed line

ÖBB Weststrecke Pat Cox, EU-Coordinator Priority Project No. 1, Doris Bures, Austrian Federal Minister for Transport, Innovation, and Technology, Tyrol’s governor Günther Platter, Radfeld’s Mayor Josef Auer, CEO ÖBB-Holding AG Christian Kern, and CEO of ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, Andreas Matthä 26/11/2012

29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Austrian Railways (ÖBB) officially completed its high-speed rail line project in the Lower Inn Valley in the Tyrol. The European Investment Bank (EIB) provided a total of EUR 1 billion for this ambitious project in its biggest ever … Read the full press release

Dassault Falcon Establishes Chinese Subsidiary

Jean-Michel Jacob, named General Manager of Dassault Falcon Subsidiary in China

Beijing, China, 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Dassault Falcon has established a ‘wholly owned foreign entity’ to represent the Falcon brand in the growing Chinese market. The subsidiary, known as ‘Dassault Falcon Business Services (Beijing) Co. Ltd’, is based in Beijing, China. … Read the full press release

Italy: EUR 160 million for Enel Green Power for new facilities

ENEL GREENPOWER ENERGIE RINNOVABILI II Financing of a 3-year investment programme for the period 2011-2013, focusing on the installation of new renewable energy capacities (approx 825 MW) in Italy, mainly small/medium scale wind farms and photovoltaic plants. 27/11/2012

29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Enel Green Power (EGP) signed a EUR 160 million loan for financing the four-year plan of the Enel Group company concerned with renewable and alternative energy sources. This is the second … Read the full press release

GLOBUL С НАГРАДА ЗА НАЙ-ГОЛЯМ КОРПОРАТИВЕН ДАРИТЕЛ ЗА 2012 ГОДИНА

GLOBUL С НАГРАДА ЗА НАЙ-ГОЛЯМ КОРПОРАТИВЕН ДАРИТЕЛ ЗА 2012 ГОДИНА

29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — GLOBUL получи отличието „Най-голям корпоративен дарител“ за 2012 г. в две от категориите на Седмите годишни награди на Български дарителски форум – „Най-голям обем на финансови дарения“ и „Най-щедър дарител“. Престижната награда бе връчена от президента на … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom – publication of the prospectus relating to the share offering of Munksjö Oyj

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE November 19, 2012 at 08.30 Not to be distributed in or into Australia, Canada, the Hong Kong special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa or the United States. … Read the full press release

ÖBB western line: EIB lends EUR 1 billion to finance extension of Danube line

Bahnstrecke Unterinntal fertiggestellt – Rekord-Darlehen der EIB für Hochleistungstrasse Dr. Georg-Michael Vavrovsky, Member of the Board of Management ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, Wilhelm Molterer, Vice President of the EIB and Andreas Matthä, CEO ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG. 26/11/2012

29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is financing the extension of one of Europe’s most important rail links. In 2007 and 2008 the EIB provided loans totalling EUR 400 million for the four-track extension of the Vienna-St. Pölten … Read the full press release

Mit iZettle wird das Handy zum Bezahlterminal

Telekom startet mit Verkauf von iZettle Kredit- und EC-Kartenlesern Für Android- und iOS-Smartphones und -Tablets 20 Euro Gutschein inklusive Im Handumdrehen einsatzbereit 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ab sofort ist der Chipkartenleser von iZettle in allen Business Shops der Telekom deutschlandweit sowie … Read the full press release

Commission, Parliament and Council meet philosophical and non-confessional organisations to discuss solidarity between generations across Europe

Brussels, 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — European Commission President José Manuel Barroso today hosted a meeting with representatives from philosophical and non-confessional organisations in the Commission’s headquarters in Brussels, under the motto “Intergenerational solidarity: setting the parameters for tomorrow’s society in Europe”. Herman … Read the full press release

EIB supports Tallinn´s urban infrastructure development

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a long-term loan of EUR 66.8 million to finance small to medium-sized priority projects upgrading municipal infrastructure in Tallinn. 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — EIB Vice-President Pim van Ballekom, responsible for lending in Estonia, stated: “EIB … Read the full press release

Das nächste Kapitel der Telekom Street Gigs: Pop-Queen Medina live in der Stadtbücherei Münster

Dänischer Popstar präsentiert am 2. Dezember Songs aus dem aktuellen Album “Forever” Finn Martin unterstützt mit einzigartigem Sound Tickets auf www.telekom-streetgigs.de zu gewinnen 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Die Telekom Street Gigs sorgen für frischen Wind aus dem hohen Norden. Denn der … Read the full press release

Eni launches an accelerated bookbuilding offer of Galp Energia’s shares combined with an offer of bonds exchangeable into ordinary shares of the portuguese company

Eni S.p.A. (“Eni”) announces an offering (the “Equity Offering”) of 49,755,038 Galp Energia SGPS S.A. (“Galp”) shares (the “Shares”) San Donato Milanese (Milan), 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Eni S.p.A. (“Eni‘) announces an offering (the “Equity Offering‘) of 49,755,038 Galp Energia SGPS … Read the full press release

EIB and Sberbank to enhance cooperation in their common regions of operation

29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), and Herman Gref, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board of Sberbank, signed a Joint Statement of Cooperation. The two financing institutions agreed to work together … Read the full press release

Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Swedish paper producer Billerud by Swedish investment company Kinnevik, subject to conditions

Brussels, 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Swedish paper producer Billerud by Swedish investment company Kinnevik, subject to conditions The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Swedish pulp- and paper-based packaging products manufacturer … Read the full press release