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EY Global will initiate their EY TaxChat™ this year

LONDON, 17-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ernst & Young (EY) Global Limited has announced its mobile tax preparation service application which will be available late of 2020. EY TaxChat is the first direct-to-consumer EY tax service which is designed by each individual … Read the full press release

CMC Poland signs 10-Year contract with Statkraft

ZAWIERCIE / AMSTERDAM, 17-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Statkraft, a hydropower company, has joined forces with Commercial Metals Company Poland (CMC) signing a 10-year financial Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) providing 20 percent fixed-rate for CMC Poland starting in 2021. CMC Poland, … Read the full press release

Hong Kong listed WuXi Biologics to operate Bayer’s final drug product manufacturing plants in Leverkusen, Germany

Plants in Leverkusen will be operated by WuXi Biologics and will serve as a back-up site for final product manufacturing of Kovaltry™

LEVERKUSEN, 16-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ —  Life science, health care and nutrition global enterprise Bayer announced that the leading global open-access biologics technology firm WuXi Biologics (WuXi Bio), listed in Hong Kong (stock code: 2269.HK), through its subsidiary in Germany WuXi … Read the full press release

Reporting of legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in December 2019 or in other period but effective in December 2019, in accordance with article 82 of Law no. 24/2017 and FSA Regulation no. 5/2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on 15 January 2020, the Report regarding legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in December 2019 or in other period but effective in December … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 6 – 10 Jan 2020

BUCHAREST, Romania, 13-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Schroders names Yves Desjardins as Country Head of France

LONDON, 13-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders announces the appointment of Yves Desjardins as Country Head of France. Yves will lead and further develop Schroders’ activities in France. He will report to Karine Szenberg, Head of Europe at Schroders. Yves joined … Read the full press release

SEB names its first Global Creative Director

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 9-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SEB announces the appointment of Mathias Appelblad as Global Creative Director. The newly created role will help manage the brand’s journey into the future. Mathias, a seasoned creative, has strong credentials in transforming global … Read the full press release

Berlin-based SuitePad named Best Places to Work in Hotel Tech 2020 category at HotelTechReport.com’s HotelTechAwards

The company has also emerged as the best guest room tablet on the platform BERLIN, 8-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading provider of digital guest communication systems for the hotel industry SuitePad GmbH announced it has attained the #1 sport … Read the full press release

SGS expands into the clinical testing market for cosmetic and personal care products in the USA

GENEVA, Switzerland, 8-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS acquires nationally recognized clinical research organization serving the cosmetic and personal care industry, Thomas J. Stephens & Associates, Inc. (Stephens). “This acquisition expands SGS’s Consumer & Retail service portfolio in the clinical testing … Read the full press release

Hirsch-BEWiSynbra consortium closes the acquisition of Saint-Gobain’s EPS business in France

COURBEVOIE, France, 7-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain closes sale of its expanded polystyrene (EPS) business in France to the Austrian and Swedish consortium Hirsch-BEWiSynbra on December 31, 2019. In 2018, the EPS business in France generated sales of around €70 … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 30 Dec 2019 – 3 Jan 2020

BUCHAREST, Romania, 6-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

ChemChina and Sinochem consolidate their agricultural assets to form new holding company, Syngenta Group

BASEL, 6-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ChemChina and Sinochem announce the creation of Syngenta Group. The new holding company is the consolidation of both companies’ agricultural assets. Mark Patrick, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Syngenta Executive Team since … Read the full press release

Covestro completes the divestiture of its European polycarbonates sheets business to Serafin Group

LEVERKUSEN, Germany, 3-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro completes the divestment of its European polycarbonates sheets business to the Munich-based Serafin Group effective January 2, 2020. The transaction includes key management and sales functions throughout Europe as well as production sites … Read the full press release

BASF closes sale transaction of its ultrafiltration membrane business to DuPont

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, 3-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF completes the sale of its ultrafiltration membrane business to DuPont Safety & Construction (DuPont). The transaction includes the shares of inge GmbH, the business’ headquarters and production site in Greifenberg, Germany, including all … Read the full press release

Rio Tinto to return to full operations at Richards Bay Minerals in South Africa in January 2020

LONDON, 30-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rio Tinto started the process of resuming operations at Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) in South Africa. Following discussions led by the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal, Sihle Zikalala, with all stakeholders about securing stability to address the … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol between 23 and 27 December 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 30-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. Announces the publishing of the Financial Calendar for 2020

BUCHAREST, Romania, 27-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. would like to inform its investors and the market that the Financial Calendar for 2020 is available on the official website: www.digi-communications.ro (Investor Relations Section/Financial Calendar). About Digi Communications N.V. Digi … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol 16-20 Dec 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 23-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

French consulting company Silveo now part of Accenture Industry X.0

PARIS, 20-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture closes acquisition of French consulting company Silveo. Transaction was first announced on November 14. Silveo provides services and solutions for digital manufacturing and intelligent supply chains based on software from, for example, SAP and … Read the full press release

Kering announces the appointment of Mehdi Benabadji as CEO of Brioni

PARIS, 18-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Kering appoints Mehdi Benabadji as CEO of Brioni effective January 1, 2020. He will report to Group Managing Director of Kering, Jean-François Palus. Since 2003, Mehdi Benabadji has held a series of operational and executive … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 9-13 Dec 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 16-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Barco releases ClickShare software update 1.9.1

KORTRIJK, Belgium, 16-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Barco strengthens security and functionality of its wireless presentation and collaboration system with the release of ClickShare software update 1.9.1. Security is a continuous journey Next to being ISO27001 certified, Barco ClickShare products are … Read the full press release

Reporting of legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in November 2019 or in other period but effective in November 2019, in accordance with article 82 of Law no. 24/2017 and FSA Regulation no. 5/2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 13-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on December 13, 2019, the Report regarding legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in November 2019 or in other period but effective in November … Read the full press release

Telenor selects Ericsson to start building the future 5G radio network in Norway

FORNEBU, 13-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Telenor selects Ericsson to modernise and build the its 5G radio access network (RAN), completing its vendor selection process for the future network in Norway. Sigve Brekke, CEO of Telenor Group commented: “We expect 5G … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 2-6 Dec 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 9-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Construction company Skanska bought 26,200 sq. m. of land in Bucharest, Romania for EUR 24 million

STOCKHOLM, 3-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction and project development company Skanska announced it has acquired some 26,200 square meters of land in Bucharest, Romania. The land was bought from Intero Property Development Estates SRL as the price agreed and paid … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 25-29 Nov 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 2-Dec-2019— /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority “ASF”, … Read the full press release

RCS & RDS S.A., Digi Communications N.V.’s subsidiary in Romania, entered into agreements to operate the telecommunications networks of the Romanian companies Digital Cable Systems S.A., AKTA Telecom S.A. and ATTP Telecommunications S.R.L

BUCHAREST, Romania, 29-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform its investors and the market that, on November 28, 2019, RCS&RDS, hereinafter referred to as “Assignee” and Digital Cable Systems S.A., AKTA Telecom S.A., respectively ATTP Telecommunications S.R.L., … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement optimises portfolio and improves cash generation by further reduction in Ciments du Maroc shareholding

HEIDELBERG, 29-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — HeidelbergCement sells 3.6% of Ciments du Maroc’s share capital to certain Moroccan institutional investors through a block trade. The sale of around 0.5 million shares was sold for an aggregate amount of approximately €73 million. … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim adds new production facilities in Africa for its sustainable and affordable housing solution, Durabric

JONA, Switzerland, 27-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim adds more production capacity for its Durabric soil-stabilized bricks with new a plant located in Malawi. As part of 14Trees, its joint venture with CDC Group, the new plant will industrialize LafargeHolcim’s Durabric … Read the full press release