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Rabobank and KKR Infra in a consortium for the acquisition of energy company Eneco

Rabobank and KKR Infra in a consortium for the acquisition of energy company Eneco

UTRECHT, 19-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rabobank has always been interested in projects that contribute to the acceleration of the energy transition in the Netherlands. Such a project is the sale of the energy company Eneco (Eneco Holding N.V.). For the … Read the full press release

Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services to continue as an independent company backed by Equistone; expands its proprietary suite of automation tools

Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services to continue as an independent company backed by Equistone; expands its proprietary suite of automation tools

Equistone takes over Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services from Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) LONDON, 17-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading provider of research, analytics and automation technology to the financial services sector, Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services has been acquired by Europe’s … Read the full press release

10 year long CHF 3 million grant from Credit Suisse backs an existing professorship at the University of Zurich

10 year long CHF 3 million grant from Credit Suisse backs an existing professorship at the University of Zurich

ZURICH, 1-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Professorship of the Economics of Corporate Culture, Business Ethics and Social Responsibility at the University of Zurich is getting financial backing from Credit Suisse. The bank has just signed an agreement with the university, … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank further strengthens APAC team following its positive momentum in the region

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 24-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank announces the appointment of Kevin Burke as Head of Institutional and Treasury Coverage, Asia Pacific. In 2018 the business was created to consolidate and strengthen multiple interfaces between the bank and … Read the full press release

Barclays to offer its U.S. clients alternative liquidity pool in euro interest rate swap clearing via EurexOTC Clear

Barclays to offer its U.S. clients alternative liquidity pool in euro interest rate swap clearing via EurexOTC Clear

Barclays to offer the Eurex’s OTC clearing services through its U.S. registered FCM FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 14-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EurexOTC Clear has just announced that the transatlantic consumer and wholesale bank Barclays has joined its OTC clearing services in … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank Portugal and ABANCA deal now completed

Deutsche Bank Portugal and ABANCA deal now completed

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 13-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DE/NYSE: DB) announced it completed the sale of its Private & Commercial Business in Portugal to ABANCA Corporación Bancaria S.A. (ABANCA) on June 9, 2019. The deal was originally announced … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo and Rubicon Capital Advisors to jointly develop opportunities within the global infrastructure and energy markets

MILAN / DUBLIN, 11-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Intesa Sanpaolo Group to jointly develop opportunities within the global infrastructure and energy markets with a leading independent global investment banking advisory firm, Rubicon Capital Advisors. The partnership is part of a … Read the full press release

200 SMEs in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania to benefit from the joint EBRD and EU programme

LONDON, 4-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Investment in research and innovation by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania will now have support from new financing programme launched by the EBRD and the EU. The new financing programme … Read the full press release

B2B Marketers Catching Up with Consumer Marketers in Customer Data Platform Deployment

SWARTHMORE, PA, 30-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Business marketers are catching up with consumer marketers in Customer Data Platform deployments, according to a global member survey released today by the Customer Data Platform Institute. The survey found that 41% of companies … Read the full press release

Generali to present to the financial community in London

LONDON, 24-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Generali will host an event for the financial community today in London. At the event Exploring Generali, a new financial market stress scenario which confirms the solidity of the Group capital position will be presented. … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered and IBM automate retrieval of key information from text within scanned trade documents

Standard Chartered and IBM automate retrieval of key information from text within scanned trade documents

SINGAPORE, 23-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New Augmented Intelligence (AI) engine aims at transforming the traditional Trade Documentary System. The Trade AI Engine, a joint development of Standard Chartered and IBM, has just been officially launched. It will enhance the client … Read the full press release

Natixis to issue green structured note in Groupe Gan Vie life insurance policies aimed at supporting the fight against climate change

PARIS, 29-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Natixis and Groupama Group‘s subsidiary Groupama Gan Vie will launch the first green structured note aimed at supporting the energy transition. The innovative unit-linked insurance product will be issued by Natixis (Issuer: Natixis S.A. [Standard … Read the full press release

NIB to finance the construction of new energy-efficient school and sports facility in Laholm, Sweden

HELSINKI, 29-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB signs 25-year loan facility of SEK 140 million (EUR 13.2 million) to finance the construction of a new primary school building and a sports facility in Glänninge with property developer Kommunfastigheter i Laholm AB. … Read the full press release

Henrik Normann presented NIB at the Norden Association’s 100th anniversary seminar

HELSINKI, 17-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB President & CEO Henrik Normann spoke at the Norden Association’s (Föreningen Nordens) 100th anniversary seminar on Monday, 15 April, in Christiansborg, the Danish parliament building. The seminar, titled “Nordic responsibility for the UN Sustainable … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank to use its Hong Kong branch to offer cross border Renminbi (RMB) spot and FX derivatives via its global branch network

Deutsche Bank to support the continued internationalisation of the RMB Major step for the RMB in becoming a global trade currency FRANKFURT AM MAIN / SINGAPORE, 15-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank, following an approval given to the bank by … Read the full press release

Coface acquires market leader in credit insurance in Slovenia

Bois-Colombes, France, 15-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Coface supports its strategy of profitable growth in Central & Eastern Europe region with the acquisition of SID – PKZ, the market leader in credit insurance in Slovenia with a high market share. The … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank Research on India’s general elections: the rupee, foreign investors, equities

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 12-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank Research has observed a statistical trend during the general elections in India that almost all the time plays out in a similar manner. According to the bank’s researchers, India’s currency generally … Read the full press release

Customer Data Platform Institute Launches RealCDP to Reduce CDP Confusion

SAN JOSE, CA, USA, 4-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Customer Data Platform Institute today launched RealCDP, a program to reduce the confusion plaguing the Customer Data Platform industry.  RealCDP has two components: RealCDP certification, a five point checklist of core … Read the full press release

Sampo Group welcomes Kai Sotamaa as Chief Risk Officer

HELSINKI, 2-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sampo Group announces the appointment of Kai Sotamaa as Chief Risk Officer as of 1 April 2019. Sotamaa, 48, has previously worked as Head of Risk Management at Ilmarinen and as Financial Economist at Bank … Read the full press release

FINLAND: NIB to fund Keitele Timber’s investments in mechanical wood processing facilities

HELSINKI, 28-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB to finance Keitele Timber’s investments in mechanical wood processing facilities. The agreement is EUR 15 million loan with maturity of ten years. Keitele Timber will use the loan from NIB to invest in tangible … Read the full press release

Schroders and Lloyds Banking Group announce executive team for new joint venture

LONDON, 27-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — A joint venture between Schroders plc and Lloyds Banking Group plc, Schroders Personal Wealth announces its executive team. Schroders Personal Wealth will be launched later this year with the aim to help more people in … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center gains access to one of the biggest startup acceleration platforms in the world – The Floor Hong Kong

HONG KONG, 20-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New partnership has been agreed on by Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center and the premier technology platform The Floor Hong Kong. Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center is Intesa Sanpaolo Group‘s arm that oversees, implements and accelerates … Read the full press release

Piraeus Bank: the second training cycle of Project Future to begin on 8 March 2019

ATHENS, 7-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Piraeus Bank starts accepting application for Project Future’s second training cycle. Submissions for the second training cycle can be sent at www.projectfuture.gr between March 8 and 22 2019. Project Future is Piraeus Bank’s innovative social … Read the full press release

Conception X by Barclays and UCL to create investable, early-stage deep tech start-ups

LONDON, 27-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — PhDs in University College London’s top-ranked Computer Science programme will now be able to turn their dissertation into a deep tech start-up. This will become possible thanks to the new initiative launched by Barclays and … Read the full press release

Jeanette Wong and William C. Dudley nominated for election to the Board of Directors of UBS Group AG

ZURICH/BASEL, 26-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jeanette Wong and William C. Dudley have been nominated by the UBS Board of Directors for election to the Board of UBS Group AG. The election will be held at the Annual General Meeting of shareholders on 2 May 2019. … Read the full press release

Beata Javorcik to succeed Sergei Guriev as new Chief Economist at EBRD

LONDON, 25-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD names Beata Javorcik to succeed Sergei Guriev as Chief Economist. She will join the Bank on 1 September 2019. Beata Javorcik is the first woman to hold a Statutory Professorship in Economics at … Read the full press release

New partnership between Lloyds Banking Group and Visa aims to ease access to cash across UK

LONDON, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New pilot cashback scheme, aimed at making it easier and more convenient for people to access cash in areas across UK where it might be challenging, is going to be launched in the UK by Lloyds Banking Group … Read the full press release

CaixaBank reports nearly 50% increase of the money loaned to the hotel industry in Spain for 2018 YoY

BARCELONA, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — CaixaBank has just released information about its loan exposition to the Spanish hotel industry for 2018. According to data from the bank, it has loaned 2,186 billion euros to the hotel industry in Spain during 2018, which represents 46% … Read the full press release

Hamburg Commercial Bank invests in second broadband and optic fibre project in Spain

HAMBURG/KIEL, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Hamburg Commercial Bank participates in EUR 100 million financing for the Spanish company Adamo Telecom Iberia S.A.U. The allocated resource by the bank is EUR 30 million taking part in the deal as a lead arranger and structuring … Read the full press release

R.W. Chelsea Holdings Ltd Starts To Hold Fixed Income Investor Meetings In Vienna, Zurich, Geneva and London

LONDON, 11-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — R.W. Chelsea Holdings Ltd (the “Issuer”), has mandated BMI International Europe Limited as Sole Global Coordinator to arrange a series of fixed income investor meetings in Vienna, Zurich, Geneva and London, commencing on 11 February 2019. … Read the full press release