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Neowintech – Il Marketplace per la tua prossima soluzione finanziaria

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME, 26-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Questo è un periodo di abbondanza di informazioni. Per ogni argomento o area di interesse a cui si può pensare, vengono prodotte sempre più informazioni ogni giorno – 2,5 quintilioni di byte, per … Read the full press release

Neowintech – O Marketplace Da Sua Próxima Solução Financeira

(PRESS RELEASE) LISBON, 26-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivemos em tempos de abundância de informação. Para cada assunto ou área de interesse imagináveis, há cada vez mais informação a ser produzida diariamente – na ordem dos 2,5 quintilhões de bytes, para … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank and Mastercard to jointly develop innovative digital payment solutions for companies

Promising business segment: digital global payments clearing posts annual revenue growth of six percent, while number of transactions climbs 11 percent (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 24-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank announces that it has expanded its partnership with Mastercard to … Read the full press release

HSBC Holdings Plc announces senior management team changes

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational banking and financial services organisation HSBC announces a number of changes to its senior management team. Nuno Matos is confirmed as the CEO of Wealth and Personal Banking with immediate effect. … Read the full press release

EBRD supports green investments and women-led businesses in Turkey through US$ 100 million loan to Denizbank

Building resilience of the Turkish economy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that it has provided US$ 100 million in new funds to Denizbank A.S. for on-lending to local businesses … Read the full press release

EBRD appoints key position to support its green and sustainable transition

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces the appointment of Harry Boyd-Carpenter as Managing Director, Green Economy and Climate Action, a key position for the Bank’s delivery of its goal to … Read the full press release

SEB and Wärtsilä successfully trial ground-breaking secure data sharing in Trade Finance

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 17-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SEB announces a breakthrough achievement in secure data sharing. Together with technology group Wärtsilä, parties participated in a ground-breaking test of secure data sharing between companies in Trade Finance. The results demonstrates that … Read the full press release

Amazon and Cerrado deforestation: BNP Paribas imposes strict policy and criteria to encourage clients to become ‘zero deforestation’ and transparent

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 15-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French international banking group BNP Paribas announces that it has taken steps to help fight deforestation in the Amazon and the Cerrado. Beef and soybean production in Brazil accelerates deforestation in the Amazon … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered to implement Gloat’s solution to create upskilling and reskilling opportunities to its colleagues

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 8-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational banking and financial services company Standard Chartered Bank announces a multi-year strategic partnership with Gloat to enhance the Bank’s ability to use the best of its colleagues’ skills and experience for … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank (EIB) to loan EUR 7.5 million to customized packaging startup Packhelp

(PRESS RELEASE) LUXEMBOURG, 5-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB), the lending arm of the European Union, has announced it will support the Polish start-up specialized in customized packaging with EUR 7.5 million loan. Packhelp’s online marketplace addresses … Read the full press release

Croatia: EBRD to support Erste & Steiermärkische Bank’s bonds issuance with EUR 9 million

EBRD invests €9 million in bonds by Erste & Steiermärkische Bank Securities compliant with EU regulation Engagement to strengthen resilience and green agenda (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral … Read the full press release

Customer Data Platform Industry to Reach $1.5 Billion in 2021: CDP Institute Report

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(PRESS RELEASE) MILFORD, CT, United States, 4-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Customer Data Platforms (CDPs) are increasingly embedded inside of larger systems, according to the CDP Institute’s latest Industry Update report. The semi-annual report found that ten of the 13 vendors … Read the full press release

NLB certified top employer in Slovenia for the sixth consecutive year

(PRESS RELEASE) LJUBLJANA, 28-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest banking and financial group in Slovenia NLB announces that it has earned the prestigious Top Employer certificate for the sixth consecutive year. International independent Top Employers Institute has once again awarded … Read the full press release

UniCredit Group certified as great place to work in all of Europe for the fourth time in a row

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit announces that its exceptional employee offering has been officially certified by Top Employers Institute, reaffirming the Group’s status as a great place to work. The European level Top Employers Certification was awarded … Read the full press release

EIB signs €125 million loan with Livie to accelerate construction of affordable housing in France

€125 million loan granted to BATIGERE Network subsidiary dedicated to building affordable housing in France 1 500 home builds planned over five years for 3 500 residents Operation guaranteed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) (PRESS RELEASE) KIRCHBERG, Luxembourg, 11-Jan-2021 — … Read the full press release

EBRD supports Albania’s plans to launch its first wind power plants tender

First wind power plants tender in Albania to be launched EBRD and Swiss SECO support preparation of groundbreaking move Albania to diversify energy supply, attract investment and increase resilience to climate change (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European … Read the full press release

European Central Bank announces the proposed appointment of Frank Elderson as Vice-Chair of its Supervisory Board

EU Council to give final approval after parliamentary vote (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 18-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) has submitted a proposal to European Parliament for the appointment of ECB Executive Board member … Read the full press release

UniCredit wins multiple accolades at World’s Best Private Banks Awards for 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 14-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian global banking and financial services company, UniCredit has been recognised as the Best Private Bank in Central and Eastern Europe for 2021 by Global Finance, for the 6th year in a row. … Read the full press release

EBRD funds hydroponic greenhouse expansion of tomato producer in Turkmenistan

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces 2 million EUR (US$ 2.5 million) loan to Agromar, a Turkmen tomato producer. The loan will support the expansion of Agromar’s production facilities to … Read the full press release

Saxo Bank releases its 10 Outrageous Predictions for 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) HELLERUP, Denmark, 8-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Danish investment bank Saxo Bank announces the release of its 10 Outrageous Predictions for 2021. The predictions focus on a series of unlikely but underappreciated events which, if they were to occur, … Read the full press release

Energy transition: NIB supports modernisation and contruction of new hydropower plant in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 2-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB announces that it has signed a 10-year loan agreement of EUR 10 million with Finnish Kuurnan Voima Oy. The funds will be used to reburbish Kuurna hydropower plant and to build Laurinvirta … Read the full press release

EIB signs €15.0 million financing deal with AB Science to support the development of masitinib as a treatment for COVID-19

Financing deal worth €15.0 million signed to support clinical development programme for masitinib Masitinib developed as a credible candidate for treating COVID-19 in addition to other diseases for which no therapeutic solutions are available (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 30-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered and CDC Group ramp up their trade finance programme to help business sectors impacted by COVID-19 across sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered (LON: STAN), a leading international banking group, and CDC Group, UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, have announced an additional US$100 million commitment to their existing master risk participation agreement. … Read the full press release

BBVA releases its first TCFD report

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 10-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BBVA (BME: BBVA), a Spanish multinational financial services company, has announced the release of its first report on the risks and opportunities associated with climate change according to the Task Force on Climate-related … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered welcomes Michael Spiegel as its Global Head, Transaction Banking

Kai Fehr joins Bank as Head of Trade Lisa Robins retires from banking after distinguished career (PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 6-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational banking and financial services company, Standard Chartered announces the appointment of Michael Spiegel as Global … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas welcomes Sofia Merlo to its Executive Committee and as Head of Group Human Resources

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 2-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas announces the appointment of Sofia Merlo as Head of Group Human Resources and a member of its Executive Committee. She succeeds Yves Martrenchar, who becomes Senior Advisor and who will lead … Read the full press release

e-commerce payments and ID platform Nuggets is the winner of 2020 Female FinTech Competition

The company offers a decentralised self-sovereign identity and payment platform (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 30-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (ETR: DBK), a German multinational investment bank and financial services company, has announced, as part of its support of 2020 Female … Read the full press release

EBRD finances Sojaprotein’s expansion and supports Serbia’s agribusiness potential with €25 million loan

EBRD loan of €25 million to Serbia’s Sojaprotein Company to expand production to meet increasing demand from international customers Promoting Serbia’s huge potential in agribusiness (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 30-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse clients now with access to The Conduit Connect’s impact investment opportunities

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 23-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse, a global wealth manager, investment bank and financial services firm, has announced a new partnership with The Conduit Connect, a London-based club focused on driving positive social change, aimed at matching … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at Erste Group Bank AG

Gerda Holzinger-Burgstaller appointed as the new CEO of Erste Bank Oesterreich Thomas Schaufler and Maurizio Poletto to join Erste Group’s Management Board Erste Group CEO Bernd Spalt sets course to accelerate digital transformation (PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 16-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release