Monthly Archives: April 2016

British Gas to implement Group-wide efficiency programme to remain competitive in a fast-changing energy market

WINDSOR, 26-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In July 2015, after a wide-ranging strategic review, Centrica announced a Group-wide efficiency programme in order to remain competitive in a fast-changing energy market. British Gas Services, like all parts of Centrica, is implementing this … Read the full press release

Birgitte Bonnesen becomes the new President and CEO of Swedbank

Swedbank’s Board of Directors has appointed Birgitte Bonnesen as President and CEO in Swedbank. Birgitte Bonnesen has until today been acting CEO in the bank. STOCKHOLM, 26-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — “The Board has been looking for a chief executive officer with … Read the full press release

Leading UK wireless technology company CommAgility won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation

LEICESTERSHIRE, 26-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — CommAgility, the leading UK wireless technology company based on Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park, announced today that it has won aQueen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation, the UK’s most prestigious award for business success. This … Read the full press release

DONG Energy partners with one of Malaysia’s largest players within waste management

​DONG Energy signs agreement with Malaysian Cenviro and sends a mobile REnescience plant to Malaysia to test whether the country offers a new export market for the technology. Fredericia, Denmark, 26-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In the presence of the Danish … Read the full press release

PwC to offer advisory and taxation services in Bangladesh by opening new office in Dhaka

Eyes growth in Tax, Forensics, Cybersecurity, Government, Digital and Infrastructure Advisory DHAKA, Bangladesh, 26-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — PwC today announced the inauguration of its office in Dhaka, further leveraging the opportunity to partner Bangladesh in its growth journey by offering services … Read the full press release

PwC’s Strategy&: 17 percent of world’s largest 2500 public companies have changed their CEO in 2015

Less than 3% of the 2015 incoming class of CEOs were women according to PwC’s Strategy& TORONTO, 26-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2015, 17 percent of the largest 2500 public companies in the world changed their CEO, more than in any … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial to release Q1 2016 financial results on Friday, April 29

LONDON, 26-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) announced today that its financial results for the First Quarter of 2016 will be released on Friday, April 29. A live audio webcast of the First Quarter results conference … Read the full press release

Associated British Ports donates £15,000 to The Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust (YDRT)

The area at Breary Banks on the River Ure after the weir removal works took place  LONDON, 26-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A project to reintroduce salmon to a stretch of river in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire has been given a boost thanks … Read the full press release

LOGSTOR licensed the Inducon® induction welding technology for pipe line field joints from its Austrian industrial partner K.E. Kelit

Løgstør, Denmark, 26-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — LOGSTOR, the world leader in pre-insulated pipe systems for district heating and cooling and supplier to the oil and gas sector as well as the chemical and food industries, adds new HDPE welding technology. … Read the full press release

EQT Mid Market Fund invests in Singapore-based corporate service provider In.Corp Group

EQT Mid Market invests in In.Corp Group, a leading corporate service provider in Singapore Strategy is to support continued growth and development of the Company, further consolidate the Singapore market, and expand regionally to create an attractive platform Founders/management remain … Read the full press release

Zum 1. Juli 2016 senkt die STAWAG ihre Gaspreise um bis zu zehn Prozent

Simmerath, Germany, 25-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Zum 1. Juli 2016 senkt die STAWAG ihre Gaspreise um bis zu zehn Prozent: Der Arbeitspreis je Kilowattstunde wird dann um 0,68 Cent je Kilowattstunde (inklusive Mehrwertsteuer) günstiger. „Unsere Kunden profitieren von den gesunkenen Bezugskosten … Read the full press release

Befesa will release Q1 2016 financial results on Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Ratingen, Deutschland, 25-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Befesa today announced that it will release the financial results for the first quarter of 2016 on Tuesday, May 31st, 2016. The information will be published on Befesa’s website: www.befesa.com Befesa’s senior management team will … Read the full press release

LeasePlan MobilityMonitor: 7 out of 10 (71%) drivers say they would ride in a driverless car

The annual global LeasePlan MobilityMonitor, a large-scale research of nearly 4,000 drivers in 17 countries worldwide, conclude that 7 out of 10 (71%) drivers say they would ride in a driverless car. A majority (57%) of these drivers indicated they … Read the full press release

ABP approves solar farm installation at the Port of Silloth

LONDON, 25-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP is continuing to invest in renewable energy, approving the installation of a solar farm at the Port of Silloth which will generate up to 220,000 kWh. The solar panels will be linked to the network … Read the full press release

Insurance Europe raises concerns over misunderstanding of Ultimate Forward Rate (UFR)

Any changes to UFR should wait until Solvency II review BRUSSELS, 25-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ —  There seems to be a misunderstanding over how Solvency II liabilities are currently calculated, including the discount rates, according to Insurance Europe, the European insurance … Read the full press release

FAIR: Dr. Dennis Doering received the CBM PhD Award 2015

PhD Award for Detector Development Darmstadt, GERMANY, 25-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr. Dennis Doering received the CBM PhD Award 2015, granted for the first time this year, for his PhD thesis at FAIR and GSI and the Goethe-University Frankfurt. The award … Read the full press release

TomTom and Norwegian Sima AS to offer Sima24 applications based on TomTom’s BRIDGE solution

AMSTERDAM, 25-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2), a global leader in navigation and mapping products, and Norwegian Sima AS, one of Norway’s leading developers of software for Road Construction and Maintenance systems, today announce a cooperation to offer Sima24 applications based … Read the full press release

TomTom started the year with good revenue growth in Sport and B2B activities

AMSTERDAM, 25-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Financial summary Q1 ’16 Group revenue of €217 million (Q1 ’15: €205 million) Gross margin of 57% (Q1 ’15: 54%) EBITDA of €26 million (Q1 ’15: €21 million) Adjusted EPS1 of €0.03 (Q1 ’15: €0.01) … Read the full press release

Outotec and India based steel producer Sarda Energy and Minerals Ltd. settled their dispute

ESPOO, 25-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Outotec and Indian based steel producer Sarda Energy and Minerals Ltd. (SEML) have settled their dispute over obligations in a filter delivery. Larox Oyj (acquired by Outotec in 2010) agreed with SEML on the delivery of … Read the full press release

Kering reports 4% increase of consolidated revenue in Q1-2016

Strong performance in Luxury in an uncertain environment Good momentum confirmed in Sport & Lifestyle Consolidated revenue up 4.0% Luxury activities up 2.6% Sport & Lifestyle activities up 7.0% PARIS, 25-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — – Revenue for the first quarter … Read the full press release

Egis signs agreement with Jordanian government for improvement of drinking water supply in North of Jordan

Nicolas Jachiet, Chairman and CEO of Egis, has signed an agreement with the Jordanian government for the improvement of drinking water supply in the governorates of the North of Jordan. This project in which Egis will provide technical assistance to … Read the full press release

Transition énergétique et écologique: La Caisse des Dépôts et la Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations du Sénégal signent un accord de partenariat

PARIS, 22-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — La Caisse des Dépôts et la Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations du Sénégal signent un accord de partenariat portant sur la transition énergétique et écologique. Cet accord s’inscrit dans le cadre du renforcement institutionnel et … Read the full press release

La Poste imprime un timbre sur un papier inédit au monde pour le bicentenaire de la Caisse des Dépôts

PARIS, 22-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A l’occasion de l’émission commémorative du timbre bicentenaire de la Caisse des Dépôts, La Poste réalisera une prouesse technologique sur un papier unique au monde. Proposé en tirage limité, ce bloc de quatre timbres sera disponible … Read the full press release

Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (pbb) hat erfolgreich eine ungedeckte Benchmarkanleihe emittiert

Gesamtvolumen 500 Mio. € Sehr starke Investorennachfrage Zweite Benchmarkemission innerhalb einer Woche München, 22-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG (pbb) hat am Dienstag erfolgreich eine ungedeckte Benchmarkanleihe emittiert. Für die pbb stellt die Platzierung bereits die zweite erfolgreiche … Read the full press release

BMT Defence Services (BMT) to launch its next generation training solution at ITEC 2016 conference in London

Teddington, UK, 22-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT Defence Services (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, is set to launch its next generation training solution at the upcoming ITEC 2016 conference, which takes place at London’s ExCeL between 17th – 19th … Read the full press release

Telefónica, Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) to deploy 11,000 km submarine cable system linking Brazil to United States

Telefónica’s 11,000 km BRUSA system will increase connectivity and the availability of ultra high-speed broadband services using Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks’ latest generation wet plant technology. PARIS, 22-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica, one of the world’s largest telecommunications operators, and Alcatel-Lucent Submarine … Read the full press release

Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) will add terabits of capacity on transpacific and transatlantic routes

Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks’  SOFTNODE will deliver a multi-terabit boost on both routes, offering the flexibility and performance needed to support continued service growth. PARIS, 22-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN), now part of Nokia, will implement two major upgrades … Read the full press release

NORMA Group provides several Formula 1 teams with various types of joining products

Maintal/Germany, Newbury/United Kingdom, 22-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — NORMA Group, a global market leader in engineered joining technology, provides several Formula 1 teams from all over the world with various types of joining products, including NORMAQUICK plastik quick connectors, NORMACLAMP TORRO … Read the full press release

Sikkerhetsavtale i Sverige: Saabkonsernet velger Nokas

STOCKHOLM, 22-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Nokas har på ny inngått en ny stor sikkerhetsavtale i Sverige. Denne gang er det Saabkonsernet som velger Nokas. Avtalen omfatter vakttjenester og tekniske sikkerhetsleveranser til selskapets 45 lokasjoner i Sverige samt en rekke lokasjoner … Read the full press release

Nokas har fått oppdraget med å levere sikkerhetskontrolltjenestene på Stockholm Arlanda Airport

STOCKHOLM, 22-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Nokas har fått oppdraget med å levere sikkerhetskontrolltjenestene på Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Den prestisjefylte avtalen starter opp 1. februar 2017 og har en verdi på ca. SEK 2 milliarder over kontraktsperioden på inntil 7 år. … Read the full press release