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CACEIS optimises order processing managed by the National Securities Clearing Corporation and Taiwan Depositary and Clearing Corporation platforms

PARIS, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CACEIS is enhancing the solutions which underpin its fund distribution offer in North America, Latin America and Asia, by optimising order processing managed by the National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC) and Taiwan Depositary and Clearing Corporation (TDCC) platforms … Read the full press release

FMO’s NASIRA program to provide financial support to underserved entrepreneurs gets backing from EU and Dutch government

The HAGUE, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —The European Comission (EC), has approved up to €75 million in guarantees and up to €8 million in Technical Assistence to FMO’s NASIRA program (NASIRA). The NASIRA risk sharing facility aims to provide access to … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank’s Made for Good enterprise programme: 12,000 social enterprises in 33 countries have benefited from the programme since 2016

Deutsche Bank’s enterprise programme supports social entrepreneurs and initiatives that foster societal change. Here are some examples from all over the world. FRANKFURT, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank’s enterprise programme supports social entrepreneurs and initiatives that foster societal change. Here … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank China with approval to underwrite corporate bonds in China’s Inter-bank Bond Market (CIBM)

Deutsche Bank today announced that it has received approval from the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors (NAFMII) to underwrite corporate bonds in China’s Inter-bank Bond Market (CIBM). Frankfurt am Main, Germany/Hong Kong, Beijing, China 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

EBRD loans €13 million for 72 low-floor trolleybuses for the city of Mariupol in Ukraine

Senior EBRD loan of up to €13 million for up to 72 low-floor trolleybuses for Mariupol €2 million loan from Clean Technology Fund and €3 million grant from E5P Mariupol is the second-largest municipality in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine LONDON, … Read the full press release

Lloyds Banking Group appoints Dan Makoski to the newly created role of Chief Design Officer

Silicon Valley Executive Dan Makoski joins the team. LONDON, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lloyds Banking Group has appointed Dan Makoski to the newly created role of Chief Design Officer focusing on human-centered design, as the bank’s strategy of transforming for success … Read the full press release

Martin Schlegel named as new Alternate Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank

Berne/Zurich, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At its meeting of 4 July 2018, the Federal Council appointed Martin Schlegel as the new Alternate Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank (SNB), following the proposal of the SNB’s Bank Council. … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered named Vishu Ramachandran as new Group Head, Retail Banking

LONDON, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered has appointed Vishu Ramachandran in the new role of Group Head, Retail Banking, further strengthening a team that is focused on delivering world-class banking services to customers in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. … Read the full press release

Tuomas Välimäki, DSc (Econ.) appointed as member of the Board of the Bank of Finland

HELSINKI, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Parliamentary Supervisory Council has appointed Tuomas Välimäki, DSc (Econ.), as member of the Board of the Bank of Finland. The appointment is for a five-year term and commences on 12 July 2018. In addition to … Read the full press release

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

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

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

BNP Paribas Securities Services to become the fund administration service provider for DWS’s actively-managed funds in Germany and Luxembourg

BNP Paribas Securities Services and DWS, one of the world’s leading asset managers, have entered into an agreement for BNP Paribas Securities Services to provide DWS with fund administration services, and DWS’s retail funds with depositary and custody services, in Germany and … Read the full press release

UniCredit to increase its strategic stake to 10.3 per cent in Kepler Cheuvreux

MILAN, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit (acting through UniCredit Bank AG) today announced that, following seven  years of highly successful partnership in equity capital markets (ECM) activities, it will increase its strategic stake in Kepler Cheuvreux, the leading Pan European … Read the full press release

FMO: Climate Investor One reaches third close at USD 535 million

Climate Investor One has reached third close at USD 535 million. This innovative blended finance facility provides funding for renewable energy projects in the wind, solar and run-of-river hydro sectors in developing countries . THE HAGUE, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Climate Investor One seeks … Read the full press release

Leading exporters selected LBBW as the best bank for export financing in the EMEA

PRAGUE, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading exporters have chosen LBBW as the best bank for export financing in the EMEA (Europe/Middle East/Africa) economic area. Yesterday in Prague, LBBW received the 2017 Regional Exporters’ Choice Award from well-known specialized information service … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered to open a new office in Warsaw, Poland

Standard Chartered Global Business Service Sp z o.o. to be located in Warsaw LONDON, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered announced today it will open a new office in Warsaw, Poland, following appropriate approvals. Standard Chartered Global Business Services Sp z o.o. … Read the full press release

WWF, Instituto Terra and KfW support reforestation in Brazil with photography and panel discussion at the Museum of Natural History in Berlin

Joint press release by KfW and WWF Photography and panel discussion: Sebastião Salgado’s commitment to reforestation in Brazil – new approaches to sharing knowledge KfW and WWF support Brazil in the reforestation of 12 million hectares Key contribution to climate … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO selected the Green Pay app as the most valuable prototype to come out of the 2018 Beyond Banking Days

AMSTERDAM, 12-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Green Pay has scooped the most valuable prototype to come out of the 2018 Beyond Banking Days. By using Green Pay to pay for items, the product will go back into the supply chain after use, … Read the full press release

CaixaBank held its fifth Diversity Talks event in Milan

• In his closing remarks the Spanish Ambassador in Italy, Jesús Gracia, highlighted the Spanish government’s commitment to promoting equal treatment and opportunities among women and men • The participants shared their personal and professional experiences, reflecting on the importance … Read the full press release

Nagarro sets up technical center in Malta to focus on growing iGaming clientele

Expanded Malta presence makes Nagarro the ideal strategic partner for iGaming and fintech companies. Malta’s near-shore location will also help in providing superior support and data protection to European customers MALTA, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nagarro, a leading provider of high-end … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas to ensure tennis fans enjoy an unrivalled experience at the 2018 French Open

BNP Paribas has arranged a series of innovative happenings and meet-up opportunities to ensure that tennis fans enjoy an unrivalled experience around this year’s Grand Slam tournament at Roland Garros. Discover what BNP Paribas has in store for fans at … Read the full press release

EBRD supports the modernisation of Egypt’s oil industry

US$200 million loan for investments in energy efficiency and refurbishment. US$200 million loan for energy efficiency and modernisation of SOPC refinery Investment will improve plant’s operational performance and carbon footprint Strong growth in domestic demand for oil and gas in … Read the full press release

The EBRD is the first multilateral development bank to become a TCFD supporter

Ahead of landmark conference on TCFD guidance, Bank announces commitment to climate-related financial disclosures The EBRD commits to launching climate-related financial disclosure during 2018 The Bank’s Sustainability Report outlines a clear approach for transparency on climate risks LONDON, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO introduces Beeldbankieren service to book an online video banking appointment

AMSTERDAM, 22-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Anyone walking, travelling by rail or driving on the A10 ring-road yesterday evening couldn’t have missed the large images of people projected on the side of ABN AMRO’s head office at Gustav Mahlerplein in Amsterdam. This … Read the full press release

Capgemini and Efma offer a world-wide networking and collaborative community for FinTechs and financial institutions with the launch of FinTechVisor portal

PARIS/ NEW YORK, 21-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini and Efma today announced the launch of FinTechVisor, an innovative platform designed to bring FinTechs and financial institutions together to collaborate. The FinTechVisor portal offers a world-wide networking and collaborative community for FinTechs and … Read the full press release

STRABAG PFS to perform technical facility management for 234 Commerzbank locations

All in all, STRABAG PFS will look after 234 Commerzbank locations, including branches, office and administrative buildings and a data centre. FRANKFURT, 18-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — STRABAG Property and Facility Services GmbH (STRABAG PFS) has recorded another success in its sales … Read the full press release

Groupe BPCE appoints Nicolas Namias as Management Board member

PARIS, 18-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Groupe BPCE’s Supervisory Board today approved the appointment of Nicolas Namias – currently Chief Financial Officer of Natixis – as Management Board member of Groupe BPCE, in charge of finance, strategy and legal affairs, Supervisory Board … Read the full press release

CEB and CDC to provide funds for the renovation of the social housing facilities “Young Workers’ Hostels”

PARIS, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolf Wenzel, Governor of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), and Eric Lombard, Director General of Caisse des dépôts et consignations (CDC), today signed a €150 million framework loan agreement to finance the renovation of the “Young Workers’ … Read the full press release

Matt Pecot appointed Head of Equities Asia Pacific at Barclays

HONG KONG, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays today announces the appointment of Matt Pecot as Head of Equities Asia Pacific. Mr. Pecot is based in Hong Kong and is responsible for leading the Equities franchise in Asia Pacific, a region that … Read the full press release