Monthly Archives: February 2020

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) becomes the first bank to collaborate with the Nordic Smart Government (NSG)

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken becomes the first bank to collaborate with the Nordic Smart Government (NSG)

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) has announced it is joining the Nordic Smart Government initiative. SEB becomes the first bank to collaborate with the Nordic Smart Government (NSG). Initiated by the ministers of … Read the full press release

Vattenfall participates in the second round of funding of PV management firm Solytic

Vattenfall participates in the second round of funding of PV management firm Solytic

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s leading electricity and heat producer and retailer Vattenfall has announced it is taking part of the 2nd round of financing of Berlin-based solar management startup Solytic. Other investors include energy and telecommunications … Read the full press release

SEAT partners with Ametller Origen to bring healthy and sustainable cuisine to CASA SEAT

Ametller Origen café-restaurant to open at the ground floor of CASA SEAT (PRESS RELEASE) BARCELONA, 25-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT selects Ametller Origen as its partner to cater to the culinary needs of CASA SEAT. SEAT’s multidisciplinary venue in the … Read the full press release

Dominik Bürgy nominated as a new member of the Board of Directors of Kuehne + Nagel International AG

(PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, Switzerland, 25-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne + Nagel International AG announces that Dr. Thomas Staehelin, a member of its Board of Directors, no longer stands for re-election to the Board of Directors. Dr. Staehelin’s mandate after forty-two … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 17 – 21 Feb 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 24-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial … Read the full press release

Setra Group’s cross-laminated timber production line in Sweden to benefit from ANDRITZ Universal Shredder FRP

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, Austria, 24-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ to supply a Universal Shredder FRP for Setra Group’s cross-laminated timber (CLT) production line in Långshyttan, Sweden. The type 2000P FRP shredder will be used to shred the rejects from the … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä’s expertise to address complex vessel conversion project

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 24-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä to convert Netherlands based Boskalis’ existing hull to create the crane vessel Bokalift 2. Wärtsilä comprehensive thruster solution is a key element in the vessel conversion project. Aside addressing the technical challenges … Read the full press release

APG signs Dutch Business Sustainable Mobility Pledge

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERLEN, the Netherlands, 21-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — APG signed up with Anders Reizen to cut its own carbon footprint to half. Anders Reizen is a coalition of some 50 organizations with the common ambition of halving carbon emissions … Read the full press release

DSM adds Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) to its portfolio with the acquisition of Glycom

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERLEN, the Netherlands, 21-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM has reached agreement to acquire Glycom A/S (“Glycom”), the world’s leading supplier of Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO). The transaction, worth €765 million, represents an EV/EBITDA multiple of 20.6x based … Read the full press release

Skanska sells Solna United office building to a fund managed by DWS for more than 300 million euros

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska announces divestiture of an office building in Solna, Sweden for about SEK 3.3 billion (more than 300 million euros). Solna United, located next to Solna station in Arenastaden, was acquired by a … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces the release of the Preliminary Financial Results for year ended 31 December 2019

Digi Communications NV announces the release of the Preliminary Financial Results for year ended 31 December 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 21-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that Preliminary Financial Results for year ended 31 December 2019 are available on the Company’s website. For details, please see the Company’s investor relations … Read the full press release

AF Gruppen selected as contractor for the extension of Gardermoen Park Inn Hotel

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — AF Gruppen announces a design and build contract worth NOK 250 million excluding VAT (almost 25 million euros). The construction engineering company as been selected by Hotell Østre AS (Avinor) as contractor for … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches enhanced line of sustainable and safe food packaging papers

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 20-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches Delicitera® Confectionary Papers. Delicitera® Confectionary Papers are enhanced line of sustainable and safe specialty papers geared towards the confectionary market. In today’s fast developing marketplace, Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Delicitera® Confectionery Papers drive food … Read the full press release

Infront and IBU extend partnership until 2029/30 season

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 20-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront extends partnership with International Biathlon Union (IBU) for further eight years. Infront will continue as the exclusive marketing partner of IBU until the 2029/30 season. The first agreement was signed in 1994 … Read the full press release

Measurement professionals can now perform all surveying tasks with one instrument – the newest version of Leica Nova MS60 MultiStation

Measurement professionals can now perform all surveying tasks with one instrument - the newest version of Leica Nova MS60 MultiStation

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERBRUGG, Switzerland, 19-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon’s Leica Geosystems has unveiled its new version of Leica Nova MS60, the world’s first MultiStation. Leica Nova MS60’s newest version will allow its users to perform all surveying tasks with one … Read the full press release

Burberry further invests in British fashion manufacturing with the opening of new training facility

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Burberry announces the opening of its new Centre for Manufacturing Excellence located at its Castleford site in Yorkshire. The new training facility aims to cultivate talent and protect the traditional, artisanal skills that … Read the full press release

IKEA rolls out home insurance in Switzerland and Singapore in partnership with white-label insurance digital platform iptiQ

IKEA rolls out home insurance in Switzerland and Singapore in partnership with white-label insurance digital platform iptiQ

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 18-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swiss Re owned white-label insurance provider iptiQ partners with IKEA over making home insurance more accessible and affordable. The two companies will launch a home insurance offering called HEMSÄKER, which can be arranged … Read the full press release

Shaista Gohir OBE appointed as Women’s Voices Lead for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 18-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists announces the appointment of Shaista Gohir OBE as the next Women’s Voices Lead. Shaista will succeed Kate Brian, who has held the position since 2016. She will … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 10 – 14 Feb 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 17-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial … Read the full press release

Bosch to house its IoT, AI and digital competence into a new company called Bosch.IO

Bosch to house its IoT, AI and digital competence into a new company called Bosch.IO

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 17-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational engineering and technology group Bosch has announced it is establishing a new division aimed at housing its internet of things (IoT) activities. The new subsidiary will be called Bosch.IO (legal entity Bosch.IO … Read the full press release

NORRES strengthens globalization strategy with the acquisition of hose distributor specialist Jarl Elmgren

(PRESS RELEASE) GELSENKIRCHEN / FRANKFURT, Germany / HALSMSTAD, Sweden, 17-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — NORRES Group has acquired a specialist distributor of flexible hoses, Jarl Elmgren AB. Jarl Elmgren is a Swedish hose distributor with a wide range of hoses and … Read the full press release

Reporting of legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in January 2020 or in other period but effective in January 2020, in accordance with article 82 of Law no. 24/2017 and FSA Regulation no. 5/2018

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 14-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on 14 February 2020, the Report regarding legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in January 2020 or in other period but effective … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces Investor Call on the Preliminary Financial Results for the year ended 31 December 2019

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 14-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on February 21st, 2020 (at 16:00 UK time / 18:00 EEST) it will host a conference call to discuss the 2019 preliminary financial … Read the full press release

SEB welcomes former Bloomberg Stockholm Bureau Chief as its new Group Press Officer

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SEB announces the appointment of Niklas Magnusson as new Group Press Officer. Niklas is the former Bureau Chief for Bloomberg News in Stockholm. He will report to the Head of Communication, Frank Hojem. … Read the full press release

SGS SA launches new CHF 200 million share buyback program on SIX Swiss Exchange  

SGS SA Headquarters in Geneva

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 14-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company SGS SA has announced it is launching a new CHF 200 million (~ EUR 188 million) share buyback program. The program aims at reducing the … Read the full press release

Skanska to build 25-storey commercial building in Central London for EUR 286 million

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 13-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska to construct the commercial office building 20 Ropemaker Street in Central London, UK. The contract worth around 286 million euros (GBP 240 M/ SEK 3.0 billion) was signed with Great Elm Assets … Read the full press release

Montagu announces the acquisition of RTI Surgical Holdings’ OEM business

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading European private equity firm, Montagu Private Equity to acquire the OEM, sports and reconstructive surgery implants divisions of RTI Surgical Holdings. RTI’s OEM business has a global customer base for biologic, metal … Read the full press release

Dr. Christian Jacobsson will lead Fortum’s newly established Data Science & Analytics unit

Dr. Christian Jacobsson will lead Fortum's newly established Data Science & Analytics unit

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 12-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading clean-energy company Fortum has just announced it is going to establish new Data Science & Analytics unit as part of the Business Technology function that is responsible for the IT, innovation and … Read the full press release

VINCI Highways renews contract with Orange County Transportation Authority and Riverside County Transportation Commission to operate the 91 Express Lanes in California

(PRESS RELEASE) Rueil-Malmaison Cedex, France, 12-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Highways (VINCI Concessions) signs seven-year contract renewal with Orange County Transportation Authority and Riverside County Transportation Commission, near Los Angeles, California. VINCI Highways, via its subsidiary Cofiroute USA, was selected … Read the full press release

Skanska to design and build new bridge connecting Newburg, Maryland, and Dahlgren, Virginia, USA

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 11-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska will design and build the new Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial/Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton Bridge over the Potomac River, USA. The contract was signed with Maryland Department of Transportation – Maryland Transportation … Read the full press release