Monthly Archives: October 2017

Continuing Growth Triggers Expansion and New Office in Spain for MeetingPackage.com

Helsinki, Finland, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MeetingPackage.com, the global marketplace for booking meeting rooms and packages, announced today the opening of yet a new location in the heart of Madrid, showcasing its rapid growth process after recently adding several offices across Europe. … Read the full press release

90% of consumers lack confidence in the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices – Gemalto survey

AMSTERDAM, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today reveal that 90% of consumers lack confidence in the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. This comes as more than two-thirds of consumers and almost 80% … Read the full press release

Gemalto’s LTE Cat M1 I​oT module now certified by Verizon

AMSTERDAM, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Billions of new Internet of Things (IoT) devices are expected before 2020[​1] but the majority of these do not require the full capabilities of 4G cellular networks. Emerging Low-Power Wide-Area wireless technologies, including LTE-M and NB-IoT, … Read the full press release

Dr. Daniel Asraf: Gemalto’s fresh investment in R&D is building on Cogent’s proven ability to deliver outstanding biometric identification solutions

AMSTERDAM, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto, the world leader in digital security maintains its track record of investing in acquired business. The company’s ambitious development program includes the release of Gemalto CABIS 7, designed to enable law enforcement and other government … Read the full press release

Capgemini partner with The Athene Group to offer Skience implementation to its wealth management clients

PARIS, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Skience solution can help wealth managers protect and grow their business by making informed compliance decisions that respond to heightened financial services’ regulatory requirements. Skience has a comprehensive set of industry leading solutions that accelerate … Read the full press release

Veolia signs 20-year concession contract for municipal sewage management in Japan

PARIS, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a call for tenders, Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia Japan, and together with its partners, has been selected by the city of Hamamatsu to manage part of its wastewater and sewage scheme including the operation and maintenance … Read the full press release

Equistone: Concept Life Sciences acquires Edinburgh-based Aquila BioMedical

LONDON, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Concept Life Sciences (Concept), the integrated drug discovery, development and analytical services company backed by Equistone Partners Europe (Equistone), has acquired Edinburgh-based Aquila BioMedical (Aquila), to bolster its discovery capabilities. Aquila is an innovative pre-clinical contract … Read the full press release

VEON to sell its 78% stake in VimpelCom Lao Co. Ltd to Government of the Lao PDR

AMSTERDAM, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving more than 235 million customers, today announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, VimpelCom Holding Laos … Read the full press release

Nortal to develop demo version of Neste’s digital platform called Supplier Sustainability Portal

Neste and Nortal develop a demo for a cutting-edge sustainability portal for raw material suppliers ESPOO, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste has chosen the international ICT company Nortal to develop a demo version of a sustainability portal for raw material … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media: LGT to back Champions Hockey League (CHL) over the next two seasons

International private banking and asset management group inks deal covering next two seasons ZUG, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LGT has signed a major agreement to back the Champions Hockey League (CHL) over the next two seasons. The deal was negotiated … Read the full press release

Philippe Roodhooft joins Borealis Executive Board as Executive Vice President Middle East & Growth Projects

VIENNA, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces that Philippe Roodhooft, at present Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Borouge ADP in the UAE, will return to Borealis … Read the full press release

Digital Shapers 2018 now open for applications

Working as peers on digital challenges – strategists, business visionaries, software developers, data scientists, and experience designers join forces to master the digital challenges that leading companies face – with the chance of winning coaching from digital leaders and up … Read the full press release

Stadler to perform first line maintenance for ten FLIRT trains of NSB Gjøvikbanen in Norway

Bussnang, Switzerland, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (26 October 2017), Erik Røhne, chairman of NSB Gjøvikbanen, and Jürg Gygax, Executive Vice President of Stadler, signed a maintenance contract for ten FLIRT trains for a period of three years. For Stadler, this … Read the full press release

Maria Enrica Spinardi resigns as permanent Statutory Auditor of UniCredit S.p.A.

MILAN, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit S.p.A. informs you that today Ms. Maria Enrica Spinardi resigned, for reasons related to her family commitments, from her office as permanent Statutory Auditor of the Company, with immediate effect. Ms. Antonella Bientinesi, who was … Read the full press release

Global aluminium producer RUSAL to attend the 23rd Conference of Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Germany

UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486, Euronext: RUSAL/RUAL, Moscow Exchange: RUAL), a leading global aluminium producer, announces that it will be taking part in the 23rdConference of Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. MOSCOW, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The two … Read the full press release

Diageo ranked as the 11th World’s Best Workplace; 2nd highest among the FMCG companies

LONDON, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Diageo is include amongst the 25 world’s best workplaces for a seventh consecutive year Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks business, announced today that it has been recognised as the 11th World’s Best Workplace by Great … Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL: increased managerial autonomy to the Director Network Manager to deliver the Network Functions of the Single European Sky

BRUSSELS, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 24th October, in the presence of Henrik Hololei, Director General of DG MOVE, and Simon Hocquard, Chair of the Network Management Board, Frank Brenner, the Director General of EUROCONTROL signed a number of Delegation Decisions … Read the full press release

EPP Group: 2017 Sakharov Prize will contribute to restoring freedom, democracy, peace, human rights and rule of law in Venezuela

BRUSSELS, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ‘The Venezuelan opposition is an example for all. They are brave people who, despite being beaten or imprisoned, are not afraid and do not give up, but fight for their freedom and for their dignity”, … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä moves its valve manufacturing operations to larger facilities in the Humber Enterprise Park in Brough, England

HELSINKI, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä is moving its valve manufacturing operations to larger facilities in the Humber Enterprise Park in Brough, England. The new 5570 m2 (60,000 ft2) engineering, development, and production facility will provide the space … Read the full press release

Body Worn Video pioneers Audax Global Solutions to showcase at SRIEE 2017

The only UK Security company ever funded by the EU H2020 SME Instrument Phase 2 research and innovation programme Plymouth, UK, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Body Worn Video pioneers Audax Global Solutions are showcasing at SRIEE 2017, an event organised … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to provide smart power generation equipment for a new natural gas power plant in Arizona, USA

HELSINKI, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a contract in Arizona, USA to provide smart power generation equipment for a new natural gas power plant with up to 200 megawatts (MW) of capacity. Tucson Electric Power (TEP), … Read the full press release

CW Group awards Wärtsilä the provision of 2.4 MW/2.4MWh energy storage system (ESS) test bed for Singapore’s Energy Market Authority and SP Group

HELSINKI, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä announced today that CW Group has awarded it the provision of a 2.4 MW/2.4MWh energy storage system (ESS) test bed for Singapore’s Energy Market Authority (EMA), a statutory board under the Ministry … Read the full press release

Orkla Food Ingredients to acquire 100% of the shares in Arne B. Corneliussen AS

OSLO, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Idun Industri AS, Orkla Food Ingredients has signed an agreement to purchase 100% of the shares in Arne B. Corneliussen AS (“Arne B. Corneliussen”), a leading manufacturer and supplier to the … Read the full press release

Spanish operator Red Eléctrica becomes shareholder in Coreso

BRUSSELS, 27-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Red Eléctrica, as the transmission grid manager and operator of the Spanish high-voltage electricity system, has joined and become a shareholder in Coreso, the coordinating body for regional security, joining the TSOs from Belgium (Elia), France … Read the full press release

INEOS Breagh to contract two multi-role emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRVs) for its operations in the North Sea

The two vessels form part of a £110 million investment project Mervyn Williams, Supply Chain Manager INEOS Breagh said: ‘As natural gas continues to provide 84% of UK household heating, operations in the North Sea are of paramount importance and these … Read the full press release

INEOS Finance plc launches EUR 500,000,000 senior secured notes due 2025

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Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán receives the Duke of Ahumada Award for excellence in corporate security

During the conference ‘Security as a core element of the company’s strategy and its added value’ The Chairman of the Company thanked the Civil Guard for this recognition and stated that the security of people and infrastructures is one of … Read the full press release

Iberdrola: 70 wind turbines installed on Wikinger offshore wind farm in German waters of the Baltic Sea

Adwen and Fred. Olsen Windcarrier executed the installation of the 70 wind turbines of type AD 5-135 With 350 megawatts (MW) installed capacity, Wikinger will be capable of supplying renewable electricity of around 20% of the demand of Mecklenburg Vorpommern … Read the full press release

2017-2018 IBERDROLA WOMEN’S WATER POLO LEAGUE was presented to the Higher Council for Sport

BILBAO, Spain, 27-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The 2017-2018 IBERDROLA WOMEN’S WATER POLO LEAGUE was presented to the Higher Council for Sport on Wednesday, in which CN Sabadell Astralpool will defend the title against 9 solid rivals: La Sirena CN Mataró, CN Sant Andreu, … Read the full press release

Iberdrola with certificate for effective criminal compliance management system

Within the framework of its commitment to best corporate governance practices This joins the recognition Iberdrola received in May when it was the first Spanish company, and one of the first in the world, to achieve certification of its anti-bribery … Read the full press release