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EBRD supports Romanian MSMEs through €20 million loan to Crédit Agricole Romania

LONDON, 11-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD and Crédit Agricole Romania sign €20 million loan, in Romanian lei equivalent, to help support local micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), a vital sector of Romania’s economy in terms of wealth and job … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank China fully licenced as foreign lead underwriter in the China interbank bond market

Deutsche Bank China fully licenced as foreign lead underwriter in the China interbank bond market

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 3-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank has announced it has received the Type-A Lead Underwriting Licence (Foreign Banks) by the China’s National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors (NAFMII). This type of license is the most comprehensive … Read the full press release

Capgemini recognised as a Leader in Everest Group’s inaugural Enterprise Platform IT Services in BFS PEAK Matrix Assessment

Capgemini named a Leader in Enterprise Platform IT Services in Banking and Financial Services by Everest Group PARIS, 27-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini‘s ability to provide client-specific business transformation, innovation, and operational excellence has been honored by Everest Group’s inaugural … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank continues sponsorship of the Berliner Philharmoniker

BERLIN, 23-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank and the Berliner Philharmoniker extend cooperation agreement for a further five years until 2025. The announcement was made at the opening ceremony of the orchestra’s season in Berlin. Their partnership started in 1989 … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank part of major initiative aimed at creating a common basis for sustainability to be accepted by capital markets

The initiative aims at transforming the way companies are valued FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 22-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank has announced it is joining the value balancing alliance e.V.. Established as a non-profit organization the alliance was founded in 2019 … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at The Central Bank of Ireland

DUBLIN, 16-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Central Bank of Ireland appoints Louise Dennehy as the new Chief Information Officer and Domhnall Cullinan as the new Director of Insurance Supervision. Both appointments  with effect from 1 September 2019. The CIO and … Read the full press release

Customer Data Platform Industry Grew 71% in One Year; Will Reach $1 Billion Revenue in 2019

SWARTHMORE, PA, U.S.A., 8-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Customer Data Platform Industry continued its rapid growth in the first half of 2019, according to the CDP Institute’s semi-annual Industry Update. The industry added nineteen vendors and raised $317 million in … Read the full press release

NIB funds Maxima Grupe’s investment in energy efficiency solutions at its stores in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

HELSINKI, 7-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and Maxima LT, UAB sign ten-year EUR 52 million loan agreement to finance Maxima’s investments in its retail network renewal in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. The Lithuanian retail company will upgrade 31 of its … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces Syndicated facility agreement concluded between the Digi Group and a syndicate of banks

BUCHAREST, Romania, 31-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform its investors and the market that, on 30 July 2019, RCS & RDS S.A. (the Company’s subsidiary in Romania – „RCS&RDS”), as borrower and original guarantor, Digi Távközlési … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Wealth Management becomes the privileged banking partner of FrenchFounders’ network of French-speaking decision makers around the world

PARIS, 29-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas Wealth Management has formed a strategic partnership with FrenchFounders to support their members and all decision makers in their international mobility in managing their assets. As part of the new partnership, FrenchFounders’ members … Read the full press release

Theodore Gnardellis will be Piraeus Bank’s new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Theodore Gnardellis will be Piraeus Bank's new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

ATHENS, 26-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Theodore Gnardellis has just been promoted to the role of Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Piraeus Bank. Gnardellis will also join Piraeus Bank Executive Committee. The appointment will be in effect from July 25, … Read the full press release

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