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Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol between 10-14 Dec 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 17 Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY announces acquisition of leading designer and manufacturer of high performance door sealing systems based in the UK

STOCKHOLM, 17-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has acquired Lorient, a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance door sealing systems based in the UK with half of sales exported outside of the UK and EU. “I am very pleased to … Read the full press release

Zurich Insurance plc to transfer its pre-2007 UK legacy employers’ liability policies to Catalina

Portfolio includes gross liabilities of USD 2 billion Transaction will be completed in two steps Transaction is expected to have a small negative impact on business operating profit in the fourth quarter of 2018 and a small positive impact on … Read the full press release

US-amerikanischer Customer-Data-Platform-Experte David M. Raab leitet ersten gemeinsamen CDP-Workshop mit b.telligent in München

MÜNCHEN, 17-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marketer können heutzutage auf eine wahre Flut von Daten zugreifen, stehen jedoch mehr denn je vor der Schwierigkeit, diese in einem nutzbaren Format zusammenzufassen. Zukünftig wird es vor allem darauf ankommen, die Architektur von Marketing-Automation-Systemen weiterzuentwickeln, … Read the full press release

Zurich to nominate Jasmin Staiblin for a position on its Board

Election will take place at the next Annual General Meeting David Nish will not stand for re-election ZURICH, 14-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ms. Staiblin is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Alpiq, a leading Swiss energy services provider and electricity … Read the full press release

Arriva Designflows, la prima competizione di mobile design in Italia

Parte Designflows, la prima competizione di mobile design in Italia, sponsorizzata dal primo app developer d’Europa MILAN, 14-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sono aperte le iscrizioni a Designflows, la prima gara di mobile UI design in Italia, con un montepremi complessivo pari … Read the full press release

AUDI AG Supervisory Board appointed Bram Schot as the Chairman of the Board of Management effective January 1, 2019

Appointed as of January 1, 2019 Audi Supervisory Board Chairman and Volkswagen CEO Dr. Herbert Diess: “We have laid important groundwork for Audi’s future orientation.” Peter Mosch, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the General Works Council: “Workforce expects … Read the full press release

Enel S.p.A. confirmed once again in the FTSE4Good Index Series following the index’s review of the second half of 2018

The company’s presence was renewed following the second half 2018 review The Group’s subsidiaries Endesa, Enel Américas and Enel Chile were also confirmed in the latest edition of the index ROME, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel S.p.A. (“Enel”) has been … Read the full press release

Pia Aaltonen-Forsell appointed Chief Financial Officer and member of the Leadership Team at Outokumpu

HELSINKI, 11-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pia Aaltonen-Forsell, M. Soc. Sc. (Econ.), MBA, has been appointed Outokumpu’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Leadership Team as of March 1, 2019 reporting to CEO Roeland Baan. Outokumpu’s CFO Christoph de la … Read the full press release

Aurubis AG will recommend a dividend of EUR 1.55 per share at the Annual General Meeting on February 28, 2019

Recommended dividend of € 1.55 per share is a 7 % increase compared to the previous year Aurubis achieves one of the best results in company history and fulfills its own forecast, which had been moved upward at the half-year … Read the full press release

Linde Intermediate Holding AG informed Linde Aktiengesellschaft of an increase of the cash compensation in the context of the envisaged cash merger squeeze-out

MUNICH, 11-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (10 December 2018), Linde Intermediate Holding AG (“Linde Intermediate”) informed the Executive Board of Linde Aktiengesellschaft (“Linde AG”) of an increase of the cash compensation to be paid in the context of the envisaged … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics N.V. share buybacks: 71,383 ordinary shares repurchased at EUR 12.2865 price per share for total EUR 877,048

Disclosure of Transactions in Own Shares – Period from December 03, 2018 to December 07, 2018  AMSTERDAM, 11-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — STMicroelectronics N.V. (the “Company” or “STMicroelectronics”), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announces full … Read the full press release

MJet GmbH of Austria to integrate its own operational, maintenance, and aircraft data into the Skywise platform

TOULOUSE, 11-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MJet GmbH of Austria has become the first ACJ319 operator to sign up for Skywise, enabling it to integrate its own operational, maintenance, and aircraft data into the Skywise platform. MJet will store, access, manage, … Read the full press release

Cebr: oil price will cycle around $60 until the mid to late 2020s

Forecasting Eye  LONDON, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The announcement from the margins of the G20 that Russia and the Saudis were cooperating on oil pricing certainly gave a fillip to the oil markets. The Brent crude future rose from $58.76 per barrel … 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 3-7 December 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Gazprom Chairman Alexey Miller moderated the 39th Presiding Committee Meeting of the International Business Congress (IBC) in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg hosted today the 39th Presiding Committee Meeting of the International Business Congress (IBC) moderated by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and President of the IBC. MOSCOW, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The event participants took stock of the IBC performance in 2018 and defined … Read the full press release

The European Commission presents actions to strengthen the role of the euro in a changing world

In light of the upcoming European Council and Euro Summit in December, the Commission presents actions to strengthen the role of the euro in a changing world. BRUSSELS, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In his State of the Union Address in September 2018, … Read the full press release

Accenture to run and maintain several of Siemens digital managed services for data analytics and business intelligence

New contract will help Siemens accelerate its digital transformation and develop new data analytics and business intelligence solutions NEW YORK, NY, USA, 06-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens AG has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a five-year technology and services contract to … Read the full press release

Merck completes the sale of its Consumer Health business to Procter & Gamble (P&G)

Closing of sale to Procter & Gamble at a cash purchase price of € 3.4 billion completed Successful completion allows Merck to further focus on innovation driven businesses in Healthcare, Life Science and Performance Materials Transaction successfully closed within an ambitious timeframe … Read the full press release

Cloud hosting firm UKFast on track to deliver more than £53m revenue in 2018

MANCHESTER, 04-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Impressive growth continues at one of the UK’s most innovative technology businesses, as cloud hosting firm UKFast reveals that it is on track to deliver more than £53m revenue in 2018. The result equates to a 13 … Read the full press release

Unilever to acquire the Health Food Drinks portfolio (GSK HFD) of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in Asia

LONDON/ ROTTERDAM, 04-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the Health Food Drinks portfolio (GSK HFD) of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in India, Bangladesh and 20 other predominantly Asian markets. The transaction consists of three elements: … 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 26-30 Nov 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 03-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the Romanian National Securities Commission Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian … Read the full press release

Zodiac Aerospace merger into Safran approved by Safran’s shareholders

PARIS, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran’s (Euronext Paris: SAF) shareholders were invited to consider mainly the plan to merge Zodiac Aerospace into Safran at a meeting on November 27, 2018. All the resolutions submitted to the shareholders’ vote were approved. … Read the full press release

Safran CEO Philippe Petitcolin: We have delivered and even exceeded all our March 2016 ambitions

PARIS, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran has delivered and even exceeded its March 2016 ambitions. Ideally positioned to capture growth from Aerospace & Defense markets thanks to leading Tier 1 positions. Strengthen market leadership by: Reinforcing its key leading positions as … 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 19-23 November 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 26-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the Romanian National Securities Commission Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian … 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 12-16 November 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the FSA Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Base Element and Cognigy Announce Strategic Partnership

LONDON, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Base Element, a European digital agency, and Cognigy, a leading conversational AI platform software provider have entered to a strategic partnership agreement. This partnership will enable the design and implementation of cutting-edge conversational AI solutions for … Read the full press release

SSAB completes divestment of Ruukki Construction’s business operations in Russia to the Russian company OAO Salavatneftemash

STOCKHOLM, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As communicated in July, SSAB has agreed to divest Ruukki Construction’s business operations in Russia (OOO Ruukki Rus) to the Russian company OAO Salavatneftemash. The transaction has received the approval of the Russian competition authorities and … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the Hungarian Competition Council’s decision to formally withdraw and reassess the Invitel merger decision on certain limited aspects

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — We would like to inform the market and our investors that, in connection with the decision issued by the Hungarian Competition Authority (Gazdasági Versenyhivatal – “GVH”) in May 2018 (the “Initial Decision”) approving the acquisition … 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