Author Archives: EuropaWire PR Editors

Decarbonisation: Leading energy stakeholders in Europe launch “Choose Renewable Hydrogen” campaign

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 25-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading European stakeholders active in the entire spectrum of the energy sector as EDP, Enel, Iberdrola, Vestas, among others, have announced they are launching new major initiative called “Choose Renewable Hydrogen” aimed at … Read the full press release

Analytics database management software company Exasol AG goes public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 25-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse Group has announced that the Germany based analytics database management software company Exasol AG (ISIN: DE000A0LR9G9) has become the the first IPO for the year on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The … Read the full press release

Rare disease: Enhertu of AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo now with Orphan Drug Designation in the US for treatment of gastric cancer

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 22-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Enhertu, jointly developed by British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and the second-largest pharmaceutical company in Japan Daiichi Sankyo (Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited), has just been granted Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) in … Read the full press release

COVID-19 crisis: Iberdrola Spain Foundation to cook 90,000 meals for charity in Madrid and Biscay

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 22-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational electric utility company Iberdrola through its foundation (Iberdrola Spain Foundation) is taking steps to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 crisis by going to cook 90,000 meals for charity. The initiative … Read the full press release

Moldovan agricultural firm Terrarica to upgrade machinery with financial support from EBRD and the EU

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that a joint financing facility of the bank and the EU helped Terrarica to purchase machinery for agriculture production, including new tractors, auxiliary … Read the full press release

Turkish pulses producer Yayla gets EUR 25 million loan from EBRD

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The multilateral developmental investment bank EBRD has announced it is financing the day-to-day operations of the Turkish pulses producer Yayla with €25 million loan in the form of working capital. Yayla is facing … Read the full press release

Jean-Francois Van Boxmeer to succeed Gerard Kleisterlee as Vodafone’s Chairman of the Board

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 22-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational telecommunications company Vodafone has announced that Jean-Francois Van Boxmeer will be joining its board as a Non-Executive Director. The appointment is subject to shareholder approval on the Company’s Annual General Meeting … Read the full press release

First Tokio Marine Kiln forecasts to reflect Covid-19 effects released

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance and reinsurance syndicates firm Tokio Marine Kiln Syndicates Ltd. (TMK) has announced it released forecasts for the 2018 and 2019 years of account for its two non-aligned syndicates. TMK’s forecast ranges have … Read the full press release

Ricoh webinar to help Print Service Providers (PSPs) coup with the new normal

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading Japanese imaging and electronics company Ricoh has announced it will collaborate with printing industry TV-channel Inkish TV to help Print Service Providers (PSPs) plan their new normal. Ricoh Business Booster programme will … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca expects to begin first deliveries of the University of Oxford’s vaccine in September 2020

The company received support of more than $1bn from the US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) Broad and equitable supply of the vaccine throughout the world at no profit during the pandemic First agreements for at least 400 … Read the full press release

H&M unveils new dress collection made from recycled and sustainable sourced materials

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational clothing-retailer H&M has announced it takes yet another step in moving towards a more sustainable fashion future with a collection made from recycled and sustainable sourced materials. The fashion retail company … Read the full press release

Clothing and footwear containing Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) under EU REACH Regulations may get taxed in Sweden – SGS

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 20-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Inspection, verification, testing and certification services multinational firm SGS has announced that a tax on clothing and footwear products that contain SVHCs (Substances of Very High Concern) under EU REACH Regulations is about … Read the full press release

Leading UK universities release set of measures to protect Britain’s hard won reputation as a global leader in higher education

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — 24 leading UK universities represented by Russell Group released today a set of proposals and measures aimed at defending Britain’s hard-won leading position on the international higher education market. Among others are fast-tracking … Read the full press release

RB pledges £1 million to the IRC’s COVID-19 response in refugee and vulnerable communities in Lebanon, Jordan and Syria

(PRESS RELEASE) SLOUGH, UK, 20-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The global leader in hygiene, health & nutrition, RB is providing lifesaving programmes for the world’s most vulnerable communities by pledging £1 million to the International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) response to the … Read the full press release

Continental successfully placed two bonds with a total volume of €1.5 billion to further strengthen its overall liquidity

Two bonds with a total volume of €1.5 billion successfully placed on the capital market as part of a dual-tranche issue Interest rates are 2.125 and 2.5 percent, terms are 3.5 and 6.25 years; both issues were significantly oversubscribed Bonds … Read the full press release

Minsait and Bankia to develop AI-based tools to improve customer experience and security in the financial institutions

(PRESS RELEASE) ALCOBENDAS, Spain, 19-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Minsait, an Indra company, and Bankia have signed an agreement to develop tools that can prevent, detect and contain trends or patterns of fraud and cybersecurity anomalies through artificial intelligence. Both with … Read the full press release

Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft – DEG will provide $12 million long-term loan to Asia Royal for a hospital in Myanmar

(PRESS RELEASE) COLOGNE, 18-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — KfW Group subsidiary Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft – DEG announced it will help Myanmar improve its healthcare system by providing a $12 million long-term loan to Asia Royal Company Ltd. (Asia Royal). The … Read the full press release

Drive-in theatres: German TV channel SAT.1 and SEAT host live concert of pop star Tim Bendzko

(PRESS RELEASE) MARTORELL, 18-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish automaker SEAT in partnership with the first privately owned TV network in Germany SAT.1 announced they hosted an exclusive live concert with the German pop star Tim Bendzko that was organised as … Read the full press release

SEAT Apprentice School to welcome talents virtually on 20 May 2020

YouTube professor and the company’s Ambassador for Education and Youth Empowerment, David Calle, will be the master of ceremonies on May 20th Young people interested in studying at the Apprentice School next term will learn first-hand what a student’s day-to-day … Read the full press release

Production milestone: Rolls-Royce’s 3000th MTU Series 4000 natural gas engine produced

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 18-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British engineering company Rolls-Royce has announced that the 3000th gas genset of its MTU Series 4000 natural gas engines has just been rolled off the production line. The production milestone has been achieved … Read the full press release

Total decided not to pursue the completion of the purchase of Occidental Petroleum’s assets in Ghana

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French broad-energy company Total has just announced it decided to discontinue the acquisition of Occidental Petroleum’s Ghana assets. Originally signed in August 2019, the Purchase and Sale Agreement (PSA) between Total and Occidental … Read the full press release

Total to acquire Energías de Portugal’s portfolio of 2.5 million customers and two gas-fired combined cycle power plants

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational integrated oil and gas company Total has announced it is acquiring the portfolio of 2.5 million B2C customers and two gas-fired combined cycle power plants from Energías de Portugal. Combined the … Read the full press release

Vodafone to introduce OPPO products across European retail channels

(PRESS RELEASE) SHENZHEN, China / LONDON, UK, 18-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone announces partnership with Chinese consumer electronics and mobile communications company OPPO. The cooperation will make available a broad range of OPPO’s smartphones to Vodafone’s European markets starting from … Read the full press release

Matvil Corp. продолжает бороться с противозаконными действиями юридической системы Молдовы.

Дело о защите прав на интеллектуальную собственность проливает свет на коррумпированность юридической системы Молдовы. (PRESS RELEASE) TORONTO, Canada, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Как обнаружил один из ведущих провайдеров этнического онлайн-телевидения, предоставляющий услуги на территории Северной Америки, Matvil Corp., у легальных … Read the full press release

Accor guests worldwide to benefit from AXA’s expert medical solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global insurance leader, AXA announces an innovative strategic partnership with Accor, a global hospitality leader, to provide medical support to guests across the 5000 Accor hotels worldwide. As soon as July 2020, this … Read the full press release

Vattenfall successfully installs first foundation on its latest and largest offshore project in Denmark

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The first foundation for Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm, 15-40 kilometres off the coast of Denmark, has been successfully placed in the sea bed of the Baltic Sea. The installation is well … Read the full press release

Vattenfall among the top most sustainable brands in Northern Europe according to the Sustainable Brand Index survey

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational power company Vattenfall is considered by customers to be one of the most sustainable brands all over Northern Europe according to newly published study. Performed annually in eight counties, the Sustainable Brand … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval to help Seaspan Ship Management resolve steam balance and redundancy issues connected to sulphur-compliant fuels

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 14-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish company Alfa Laval has just announced it will provide an integrated steam boiler plant comprising oil-fired steam production, waste heat recovery, advanced control and connectivity to support sulphur-compliant fuel use by Seaspan … Read the full press release

NORMA Group among the top one percent in EcoVadis’ sustainability rating

(PRESS RELEASE) MAINTAL, 14-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Engineered joining technology leader NORMA Group has announced it has achieved the Platinum status in the sustainability assessment by EcoVadis. The sustainability agency has assessed nearly 65,000 companies and the best possible status … Read the full press release

Triton backed company AVS Verkehrssicherung to acquire traffic engineering providers Gerding GmbH Verkehrstechnik and MIS GmbH

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN/ SENDEN, 14-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Triton announces that its Fund IV portfolio company, AVS Verkehrssicherung, has signed an agreement to acquire a renowned provider in the field of traffic engineering, Gerding GmbH Verkehrstechnik and MIS GmbH. Gerding … Read the full press release