Author Archives: EuropaWire PR Editors

Results of ArcelorMittal Offer to Purchase for Cash Any and All of its 6.125% Notes due 2025

(PRESS RELEASE) LUXEMBOURG, 14-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal SA (AMS: MT), the world’s leading steel and mining company, has announced the results of its offer to purchase for cash any and all of its 6.125% Notes due 2025. On October … Read the full press release

De Beers Group: steady improvement in demand for rough diamonds in the eighth sales cycle of 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 14-Oct-20220 — /EuropaWire/ — Anglo American plc (LON: AAL), a global mining company with a portfolio that spans diamonds, platinum, copper, iron ore, etc., has announced De Beers’ eighth sales cycle of 2020 value of rough diamond … Read the full press release

University of Exeter study: experiencing nature in virtual reality can positively impact your wellbeing amid isolation

(PRESS RELEASE) EXETER, 14-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Exeter, a public research university, has announced the release of its new study, also published today in the Journal of Environmental Psychology, on how watching nature on TV can boost your … Read the full press release

Aimmune Therapeutics now a Nestlé Health Science company

(PRESS RELEASE) VEVEY, 14-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé has successfully closed the acquisition of biopharmaceutical company, Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AIMT). The company which specializes in developing and bringing new treatments to people with potentially life-threatening food allergies joins Nestlé … Read the full press release

European Space Agency: free live event on 14 Oct 2020 to show the hardware and the people that Europe relies on for its exploration missions to ISS, Moon and Mars

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European Space Agency, the European intergovernmental organisation dedicated to the exploration of space, has announced that this year’s International Astronautical Congress will be visiting virtually the sites where Europe’s exploration of our Solar … Read the full press release

Swiss Canton Zug cuts its corporate taxes and returns on top of 2020’s Credit Suisse Locational Quality Indicator

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 13-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse, a global wealth manager, investment bank and financial services firm, has announced the release of its Locational Quality Indicator annual study for 2020 that looks into the locational quality of Swiss … Read the full press release

KEEPP announces blockchain based equity-token crowdfunding (STO)

(PRESS RELEASE) RIGA, 13-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Keepp – a share company, registered in Latvia is announcing plans for equity crowdfunding campaign assisted by technology and compliance provider Fintelum (https://fintelum.com). In the unprecedented fundraise, Keepp will be issuing a security … Read the full press release

CBI International Trade Conference (Oct 12-13 2020): trade offers one of the most powerful routes to post-pandemic recovery

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The CBI, UK’s premier business organisation, providing a voice for firms at a regional, national and international level to policymakers, will hold its first-ever international trade conference will focus on what the recasting … Read the full press release

Citycon update on its rent collection in September and Q3 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Citycon (HEL: CTY1S), the leading owner, developer and operator of urban grocery-anchored shopping centres in the Nordic markets, has released the rent collection figures for the September and Q3 in 2020. The company’s … Read the full press release

Toyota Hilux the toughest at the Andalucía Rally; TOYOTA GAZOO Racing team won the rally in warm-up for the Dakar Rally

Nasser Al Attiyah wins inaugural Andalucía Rally by 3min 14sec Four stages saw crews traverse varied terrain in southern Spain Toyota Hilux proved its toughness despite challenging conditions (PRESS RELEASE) COLOGNE, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, TOYOTA’s commitment … Read the full press release

Landis+Gyr in 1H2020: improved cash generation and very solid balance sheet despite unprecedented times

Net revenue for FY 2020 expected to be between USD 1.3 billion and USD 1.4 billion (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Landis+Gyr (LAND.SW), Swiss multinational maker of meters and related software for electricity and gas utilities, has announced … Read the full press release

EURid tips on staying safe online

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — EURid, EC appointed non-profit registry manager of the .eu, .ею, and .ευ, has released its useful tips on how to stay safe online. As with any crime, cybercrime does not seem like a … Read the full press release

UZH: leather balls discovered in northwest China now the oldest known balls in Eurasia

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the University of Zurich, together with German and Chinese peers have announced they have investigated ancient leather balls discovered in the graves of horse riders in northwest China, near the city … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to supply 60 units of SG 5.8-170 turbine for the Björnberget project in Sweden: its largest ever project in the Nordics

Siemens Gamesa 5.X hits 1 GW of firm orders globally in record time of 18 months since its launch. (PRESS RELEASE) ZAMUDIO, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa announces that it has closed the largest order to date for its … Read the full press release

Gråsjø and Trollheim hydro electric power plant dams and flood gate in Norway to be modernized by Skanska

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces contract with Statkraft Energi AS for the refurbishment and upgrade of four dams and one flood gate. The dams serve as reservoirs for Gråsjø and Trollheim … Read the full press release

Aegon sells Stonebridge to Global Premium Holdings group for EUR 65 million

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 9-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational life insurance, pensions and asset management company Aegon announces the divestment of Stonebridge, a UK-based provider of accident insurance products, for a total proceeds amount to approximately GBP 60 million … Read the full press release

HSBC sets goals on becoming a net zero bank

HSBC to align its portfolio of financed emissions to the Paris Agreement goal to achieve net zero by 2050 HSBC to target net zero in operations and supply chain by 2030 (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank to invests significant portion of art auction proceeds in contemporary art

Around 200 works of art that are not part of the collection’s main focus are being sold / The bank is investing a significant portion of the proceeds in contemporary art (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 8-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank … Read the full press release

Eni awarded licence CS004 for carbon storage in the UK

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 8-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni UK Limited (Eni) has been awarded a carbon dioxide (CO2) appraisal and storage licence (CS licence) by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA). The CS licence will cover an area located within … Read the full press release

French Treasury Director-General Odile Renaud-Basso to succeed Sir Suma Chakrabarti as EBRD president

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 8-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that its Board of Governors has elected Odile Renaud-Basso of France as its next President. Currently Director-General at the French Treasury, Ms Renaud-Basso replaces Sir Suma … Read the full press release

SEAT to invest EUR 7 million for the development of new automotive battery lab in Martorell

The new Test Center Energy requires an investment of more than 7 million euros Vehicles, cell modules and battery groups can be tested in the facility’s 1,500 m2 area and 1.3 megawatts of testing capacity The future centre will position … Read the full press release

Barclays to support farmers reach carbon net zero goal through Agri-Tech

Campaign launched as research reveals that UK farmers could be carbon neutral within 15 years 8 in 10 farmers believe they will be carbon neutral by 2035 Two-thirds of farmers say sustainability is one of their top priorities Shoppers willing … Read the full press release

DNV GL, SINTEF and Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) form major partnership aimed at accelerating the adoption of CCUS technology in emissions-heavy industries

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, an international accredited registrar and classification body, SINTEF, one of Europe’s largest independent research organisations, and Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), world´s most advanced and flexible test arena for CO2 capture technologies, … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s GreenPowerMonitor ranked #1 in Wood Mackenzie’s “Global solar PV monitoring update 2020”

#1 position among global independent software vendors (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has announced its GreenPowerMonitor (GPM) has been ranked #1, with 34 GW of … Read the full press release

Total acquires 20 percentage in 30 MW Eolmed floating wind farm pilot project

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total (EPA: FP) a French multinational integrated oil and gas company, has announced it has purchased a 20% shareholder in the Eolmed floating wind farm pilot project, located in the Mediterranean, off the … Read the full press release

Ship manager Anglo-Eastern to use Wärtsilä Voyage Cloud Simulation Solution for navigation, engineering, and liquid cargo handling simulator-based training

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä (HEL: WRT1V), a major Finnish company leader in the production of power sources and other equipment for the marine and energy markets, has announced that its Voyage Cloud Simulation Solution has been … Read the full press release

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) to release 3Q 2020 results on 22 October 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (STO: SEB-A) (SEB), a Swedish financial group leader on the Nordic market, has announced it will publish its results for the third quarter 2020 on Thursday, 22 October, 2020 … Read the full press release

WinGD’s iCER technology with the Alfa Laval PureCool system to help significantly minimize methane slip

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval (STO: ALFA), a leading heat transfer, separation and fluid handling company, has announced that the company cooperated with with WinGD, a global Swiss engine developer, over a solution aimed at helping … Read the full press release

World Payments Report 2020: compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12% expected for global non-cash transactions for 2019-2023

A recipe of increased payment volume consumer behavior shifts, and greater risk create a new landscape for payments (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 6-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini (EPA: CAP), a French multinational global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, has … Read the full press release

China mortar market: Sika opens new production facility in Chengdu

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 6-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika (SWX: SIKA), a Swiss multinational leading specialty chemicals company, has announced it is opening a new production facility in Chengdu, China. With the new production facility, Sika has further expanded its capacity … Read the full press release