Daily Archives: 29, December 2017

Deutsche Telekom new Board of Management members: Dirk Wössner as Board Member for Germany and Adel Al-Saleh to lead corporate customer arm T-Systems

Dirk Wössner will take over as Board Member for Germany Adel Al-Saleh will lead the corporate customer arm T-Systems Simone Thiäner will become the new Director of Human Resources at Telekom Deutschland BONN, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On January 1, 2018, … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom passed the 40,000 km mark of optical fiber installed in 2017

More than 2.5 million new VDSL households 40,000 kilometers of optical fiber installed Potential for even faster broadband expansion in 2018 455,000 km of optical fiber already laid in Germany BONN, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom is driving the broadband … Read the full press release

EBRD provides US$ 85 million loan to finance renewable energy and resource efficiency projects in Turkey

New funds to finance investments in the private sector LONDON, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In response to growing demand for green energy the EBRD is providing a US$ 85 million loan to Türkiye Sınai Kalkınma Bankası (TSKB) to finance private mid-cap companies investing … Read the full press release

EBRD finances a local bakery in Turkmenistan

Datly Sherbet to make biscuits and confectionery for local market and export LONDON, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is continuing to finance small businesses in Turkmenistan, where the development of private enterprise is a focus of the Bank’s investment strategy, with … Read the full press release

EBRD supports Egypt’s gas infrastructure modernisation

LONDON, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is providing a US$200 million loan to the Arab Republic of Egypt to finance the modernisation of selected gas infrastructure facilities, which shall improve energy efficiency and reduce impacts on the environment. Egypt has an energy … Read the full press release

Airbus: A320neo Fleet rises to 270 aircraft

TOULOUSE, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading aircraft lessor AerCap holdings N.V. (“AerCap”) (NYSE: AER) has upped its A320neo portfolio after signing a firm agreement to buy 50 additional aircraft. This transaction brings AerCap’s firm orders for the A320neo Family aircraft … Read the full press release

LMU researchers put a spotlight on the smallest blood cells known as platelets

MUNICH, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study by medical researchers at LMU extends the list of tasks performed by the smallest blood cells known as platelets: At sites of infection, actively migrating platelets sweep bacteria into aggregates for disposal by … Read the full press release

New substance discovered against life-threatening tuberculosis infections

MUNICH, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In search of new strategies against life-threatening tuberculosis infections, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), as well as Harvard University and Texas A&M University in the USA have found a new ally. They … Read the full press release

Syngenta to voluntarily delist its American Depositary Shares from the New York Stock Exchange

BASEL, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the previously announced cancellation of all publicly held registered shares of Syngenta AG (“Syngenta”) with a par value of CHF 0.10 each in connection with the completion of the public tender offer for all publicly … Read the full press release

Bank Austria Real Invest takes over the ORBI Tower in Vienna TownTown

The ORBI Tower – „the New World of Work“ in TownTown, 1030 Vienna, has been handed over to the new owners VIENNA, 29-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the closing on 15 December 2017, the ORBI Tower in Vienna TownTown, which is … Read the full press release