Daily Archives: 4, July 2018

FGH Bank sells approximately EUR 1.3 billion loan portfolio to RNHB B.V.

UTRETCH, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — FGH Bank has sold a part of its loan portfolio with an outstanding balance of approximately EUR 1.3 billion to RNHB B.V. Regulatory approvals have been obtained and the consultation process with the employee representative … Read the full press release

we.trade demonstrates the power of blockchain technology during first live trades on the platform

UTRETCH, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — we.trade today (3 July 2018) confirmed that the first live trades have taken place on the platform. Over the last week several companies have executed trades, via 5 banks. These trades signify the first commercially viable … Read the full press release

Erste Group Immorent and STRABAG Real Estate start construction work on the business park silo plus in Liesing, Austria

Cornerstone laid and opening ceremony for construction of silo plus in Liesing Erste Group Immorent and STRABAG Real Estate are constructing around 20,000 m² of office space with perfect access to public transport VIENNA, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 27th of June … Read the full press release

Alstom names Ling Fang as SVP, Asia Pacific region

Saint-Ouen, France, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom today announced that Ling Fang has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President (SVP) of its Asia Pacific region. In this role, Ling Fang will also become a member of Alstom’s Executive … Read the full press release

Alstom launches its new-generation tram Citadis X05 with innovative SRS charging system in Nice

NICE, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom commissioned its new-generation tram Citadis X05, complete with its innovative SRS charging system, for the first time on Saturday 30 June on the Cadam-Magnan section of new tramway line 2 for the Métropole Nice Côte … Read the full press release

Professor Kerstin Krieglstein appointed new rector of The University of Konstanz

The University of Konstanz has a new rector: Professor Kerstin Krieglstein, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Freiburg, was elected on 3 July 2018 by a strong majority of the Senate and University Council to become the successor of … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals to invest in a second, independent production line for chlorine and caustic soda at its Rotterdam plant

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals will upgrade its Rotterdam chlor-alkali plant to strengthen development of the local industrial cluster. The company is preparing to invest in a second, independent production line for chlorine and caustic soda and will also implement a series … Read the full press release

Women to make up two of the three members of DEG’s Management Board with the appointment of Christiane Laibach and Monika Beck

COLOGNE, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Christiane Laibach has taken office as Chair of the Management Board of DEG. She succeeds Bruno Wenn. Monika Beck has been appointed as a new member of the DEG Management Board. Bruno Wenn retires Christiane … Read the full press release

Ericsson inaugurates 5G Center of Excellence and Innovation Lab at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi

Inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister of Communications (I/C) and Minister of State for Railways, Govt. of India – Shri Manoj Sinha CoE established to fast-track 5G deployments in the country by bringing together telecom ecosystems, academia, industry and start-ups Ericsson … Read the full press release

VELUX Group launches world’s first ‘plug-and-play’ system for smart sensor-based operation of roof windows, blinds and shutters

Hørsholm, Denmark, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading roof windows manufacturer partners with Netatmo, a smart-home leader, and launches new smart sensor-based system The VELUX Group, the globally leading roof window manufacturer, has released the world’s first ‘plug-and-play’ system for smart … Read the full press release

Siemens-Škoda consortium to supply 50 express cars for international lines of Czech national transport company České dráhy

The Czechs can look forward to the most modern passenger cars in Europe. National transport company České dráhy has ordered them from the Siemens-Škoda consortium for its long-distance lines. The supermodern, comfortable vehicles combine the benefits and experience gained from … Read the full press release