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Chris Williams to lead LBBW’s Project Finance segment in Great Britain

Chris Williams heads up project finance business in Great Britain and Ireland STUTTGART, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Chris Williams has taken over the management of LBBW’s Project Finance segment in Great Britain. The 48-year-old comes from the Bank of Ireland, where … Read the full press release

LBBW: Jens Heil to lead Project Finance in the DACH region and other European countries

Jens Heil to head business in the DACH region and other European countries STUTTGART, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LBBW accelerates the expansion of its Project Finance business area by filling a key management position in this context. Jens Heil is … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo Securitisation Vehicle S.r.l. merged into Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.

TURIN/ MILAN, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Notice is hereby given that the minutes of the Board of Directors’ meeting, held on 20 November 2018, were made available on 23 November 2018 at the Company’s Registered Office, as well as on the … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo organised two events in London dedicated to the circular economy applied to food tech

• Innovation and circularity are key to feeding the planet in the future • Intesa Sanpaolo intends to become the first Impact Bank in the world also thanks to a systemic transition to the circular economy. • Two events dedicated to food in … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo supports the German-Italian Innovation Conference

• The Bank is a key player in supporting the circular economy • Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center brings two start-ups focused on mobility to the German-Italian Innovation Conference BERLIN, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For the second year running, Intesa Sanpaolo is supporting the … Read the full press release

Barclays to launch ‘AvTech’ Eagle Lab at Cranfield University to support rapid prototyping, product development and specialised AvTech equipment

Barclays will launch an ‘AvTech’ Eagle Lab at Cranfield University, a co-working space for ambitious entrepreneurs to scale and grow, drawing on the University’s aerospace heritage stretching over 70 years The Lab, located at the heart of the University campus, … Read the full press release

Barclays Corporate Banking doubles its SVOD (subscription video on demand) fund to support UK TV producers

LONDON, 22-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays Corporate Banking has announced a doubling of its SVOD (subscription video on demand) fund to support UK TV producers. The £100m fund was launched in March 2017 in response to the rapidly evolving TV … Read the full press release

Nandita Parshad appointed Managing Director of EBRD’s newly consolidated Sustainable Infrastructure group

LONDON, 20-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is bringing together its energy and infrastructure teams in a consolidated Sustainable Infrastructure group headed by Nandita Parshad as Managing Director. Ms Parshad is currently Managing Director for Energy and Natural Resources at the Bank and … Read the full press release

EBRD, the Global Concessional Finance Facility (GCFF) and the European Union (EU) will finance the sewerage system for 15 villages in the western part of the Irbid municipality in Jordan

With EU and GCFF support, the EBRD helps provide sanitation services for West Irbid LONDON, 20-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Our journey to Jordan’s West Irbid, a municipality whose households, schools and businesses have never been connected to sewerage, starts where it should … Read the full press release

EBRD provides US$ 7 million loan to Obour Land’s new greenfield dairy farm in Egypt

EBRD US$ 7 million for Obour Land’s new greenfield dairy farm Investment to increase dairy production and exports Implementation of latest technology for dairy milking operations LONDON, 20-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fostering the Egyptian dairy sector, the EBRD is providing a US$ 7 … Read the full press release

UniCredit Bank Austria named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2019” in Austria by the US business magazine “Global Finance”

UniCredit also named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider” in Italy VIENNA, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit Bank Austria was named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2019” in Austria by the US business magazine “Global Finance” at the World’s Best Foreign Exchange Awards 2019. … Read the full press release

KfW supports new project in enabling local population coexist with refugees peacefully in Cameroon

EUR 18.5 million for host municipalities Potential conflicts reduced Income and employment opportunities for refugees improved FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — KfW has signed an agreement worth EUR 18.5 million with FEICOM (Fonds Spécial d´Equipement et d`Intervention Intercommunale), a … Read the full press release

Amerikaanse Customer Data Platform authoriteit David M. Raab leidt eerste CDP Workshop in Nederland

AMSTERDAM, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marketeers hebben vandaag de dag meer data tot hun beschikking dan ooit, maar worstelen om ze te combineren tot een bruikbare vorm. Customer Data Platform (CDP) technologie belooft dit probleem op te lossen in de … Read the full press release

AIB Brexit Sentiment Index for Q3 2018: 63% of Irish SMEs believed Brexit would have a negative impact on their business

22% of businesses who had plans to invest in or expand their business have postponed/cancelled those plans, with 20% reviewing their plans (ROI) 7% of ROI SMEs have postponed bank borrowing for capital investment, while 18% say their working capital … Read the full press release

EBRD lends €15 million to Turkish chemicals maker to increase production of a key component in energy-efficient tyres

EBRD €15 million loan will fund building of new production facility New plant will increase capacity by 40,000 tonnes by 2020 Expansion supports fast-growing demand for silica used in energy-efficient tyres LONDON, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In support of greener business … Read the full press release

NIB to finance investments in water supply and wastewater treatment in Tanum, Sweden

NIB and the municipality of Tanum have signed a 25-year loan facility of SEK 150 million (EUR 14.65 million) to finance investments in water supply and wastewater treatment. HELSINKI, 06-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The long-term loan from NIB will co-finance projects … Read the full press release

SNCF group partners with Natixis Payments for the development of its Personal Mobility Assistant app

A new strategic move for SNCF in the development of a Personal Mobility Assistant for Spring 2019 PARIS, 06-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The SNCF group is joining forces with Natixis Payments for the development of its Personal Mobility Assistant app aimed … Read the full press release

EBRD and Green Energy Special Fund provide €11 million joint loan to modernise street lighting in the Romanian city of Bacau

EBRD and Green Energy Special Fund providing €11 million joint loan to city of Bacau Energy efficient lighting will reduce energy usage and CO2 emissions by 50 per cent Investment will target key areas in the city and help make them … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank raised over £150,000 for charities supporting vulnerable women at Frieze London art fair

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank Wealth Management helped to raise over £150,000 for charities supporting vulnerable women at this month’s Frieze London art fair, with a ‘secret postcard sale’ organised by British artist Tracey Emin and her … Read the full press release

Mandatum Life to launch new online trading service based on Saxo Bank’s investment and trading technology

Mandatum Life will launch a new online trading service based on the Saxo Bank Group’s (Saxo Bank) state of the art investment and trading technology in the first half of 2019. COPENHAGEN, 26-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The service opens up … Read the full press release

Saxo Bank to offer CFD Options on a range of option roots covering puts and calls on 15 of the world’s largest stock indices

New product provides clients with access to 15 CFD options on the world’s largest stock indices COPENHAGEN, 26-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saxo Bank, the online trading and multi-asset specialist, has today announced that it will begin to offer CFD Options on … Read the full press release

Erste Group and ASFINAG conducted the first end-to-end digital issuance of a debt financing instrument in Europe via blockchain

Newly developed permissioned blockchain platform used for the issuance of a Schuldscheindarlehen Transaction marks the first time such an instrument has been issued without a traditional paper-based process occurring in parallel Blockchain-based platform offers improved speed, lower operational risk and … Read the full press release

Groupe BPCE credit rating raised to A+ by S&P

PARIS, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a similar move by Moody’s this June, the rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) announced a one-notch upgrade to its long-term credit rating on Groupe BPCE from A to A+, coupled with a stable outlook. … Read the full press release

UniCredit successfully completed seven of nine IPOs on Italian main market since the beginning of 2017 for a total market value of more than EUR 3.7bn

MILAN, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (19 October 2018), Piovan, a leading automation solutions provider, started trading on the Milan Stock Exchange following the successful completion of its IPO. UniCredit acted as a Joint Global Coordinator in the transaction. The bank’s … Read the full press release

UniCredit’s internal digital collaboration platform winner at Efma-Accenture Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards 2018

The prestigious award was given in the “Workforce Experience” category MILAN, 22-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit MarketPlace won the Silver award in the Workforce Experience category at the prestigious Efma-Accenture Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards2018. The awards ceremony took place yesterday in Lisbon.  The MarketPlace is … Read the full press release

KfW IPEX-Bank finances Norwegian dairy cooperative TINE SA’s new plant in Ireland

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — KfW IPEX-Bank is financing the construction of a new plant in Ireland for the Norwegian dairy cooperative TINE SA. The new production plant is to be built in cooperation with the Irish company … Read the full press release

KfW Entrepreneurs’ Award 2018 winners announced

The 16 regional winners have been selected Awards presented to successful entrepreneurs who have expanded their business Awards ceremony held at the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy in Berlin on 11 October 2018 Total prize fund of … Read the full press release

KfW new subsidiary KfW Capital to develop the VC and VD funding landscape in Germany

Joint press release from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, KfW and KfW Capital Joint initiative between Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), Federal Ministry of Finance and KfW to expand the markets for venture … Read the full press release

Paul de Leusse to succeed André Coisne as Chief Executive Officer of Orange Bank

PARIS, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange Bank’s Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Paul de Leusse, who succeeds André Coisne as Chief Executive Officer of Orange Bank, a role he will occupy alongside his role as the Orange … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas announces the appointment of Yann Gérardin as Deputy Chief Operating Officer in charge of CIB

PARIS, 08-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Yann Gérardin, Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) since 2014, is appointed Deputy Chief Operating Officer in charge of CIB with effect from 1 October 2018. Alain Papiasse is appointed Chairman of CIB. As … Read the full press release