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Deutsche Bank Wealth Management launches ESG fund strategies for high net worth clients in Germany

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 10-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank is driving positive change and responding to the growing demand from its clients, who want to pursue investments that reflect their values and to increase opportunities for returns from … Read the full press release

Sandro Pierri appointed CEO of BNP Paribas Asset Management

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 5-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French international banking group BNP Paribas announces that it has appointed Sandro Pierri as CEO of BNP Paribas Asset Management, its asset management arm, with effect from 1 July 2021. Based in Paris, … Read the full press release

EBRD welcomes Istanbul as the 47th member of EBRD Green Cities urban sustainability programme

EBRD President Renaud-Basso and Istanbul’s Mayor sign accord Turkish metropolis to scale up urban regeneration with new metro line EBRD to help design tailor-made environmental improvement plan for Istanbul (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD announces that Istanbul, … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. appoints Renato Costantini as new General Counsel

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 26-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. welcomes Renato Costantini as the new General Counsel. In this role, Renato will also join Executive Board of Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd. and the Management Committee of the Swiss … Read the full press release

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to finance the revitalisation of the abandoned Gredelj area in Croatia

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral developmental investment bank, has announced its support for an urban regeneration initiative in Zagreb, Croatia. The bank will be backing an initiative for … Read the full press release

EBRD supports Ukraine agribusiness main player Kernel Group

US$57 million EBRD loan to Kernel Group as part of US$200 million syndication Funds to benefit farmers and support Kernel’s climate action strategy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 16-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that … Read the full press release

ING separates Management Board roles for technology and operations; appoints Ron van Kemenade chief technology officer

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 16-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ING announces that it will separate the Management Board Banking roles for technology and operations to further strengthen its position as a digital leader in banking. ING also announces the appointment of Ron … Read the full press release

LBBW among top three export financiers worldwide according to TXF Export Finance Industry Report 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 15-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) announces that it has been once again named top bank for export finance according to the results of the London-based trade information service Trade & Export Finance’s (TXF) Export Finance … Read the full press release

SEB appoints Henrik Westman as Acting Head of Corporate Communication

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SEB announces that Frank Hojem will go on parental leave and that Henrik Westman has been appointed Acting Head of Corporate Communication. Henrik starts at SEB today, 12 April. Henrik Westman joins from … Read the full press release

Europe’s 7 Most Endangered heritage sites 2021: Europa Nostra and EIB Institute put spotlight on European heritage in peril

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 8-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Europa Nostra – the European voice of civil society committed to cultural and natural heritage – together with its partner, the European Investment Bank Institute, announce the List of 7 Most Endangered … Read the full press release

Halifax Buying vs Renting Review: First-time buyers are now saving more than £800 a year

(PRESS RELEASE) HALIFAX, 5-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — New Halifax data reveal that the gap between buying and renting has stretched by 8% in the past 12 months resulting to more than £800 savings a year for first-time buyers. The Halifax … Read the full press release

BBVA signs landmark transaction of €1.35 billion sustainable linked guarantee facility with Enel

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 30-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational financial services company BBVA announces the signing of a €1.35 billion sustainable linked guarantee facility with the Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas, Enel. The transaction is in … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered launches new Sustainable Trade Finance Proposition to help clients achieve more sustainable and resilient supply chains

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 23-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered announces the launch of its new sustainable trade finance solutions across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. Standard Chartered’s Sustainable Trade Finance Proposition aims to help clients … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank and Continuum’s world’s first Green Hedge Framework provides additional transparency for investors

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 16-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DB / NYSE: DB) announces that its has executed the world’s first green hedging transaction with Continuum Energy Levanter Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Continuum Green Energy (Continuum). … Read the full press release

UniCredit earns leading status in over thirty categories and geographies in this year’s Euromoney Trade Finance Survey

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 8-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit announces that it has been recognised as the best global trade finance bank for customer service in this year’s Euromoney Trade Finance Survey. UniCredit consolidates its market-leading position picking up 31 awards … Read the full press release

Nationwide Building Society invests in two branches in Leicester and Coalville

(PRESS RELEASE) SWINDON, 5-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British mutual financial institution, Nationwide Building Society announces that it has opened a new larger branch in central Leicester at 7-11 Humberstone Gate and also reopened newly refurbished Coalville branch at 32 Belvoir … Read the full press release

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