Category Archives: Business

Business Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

British Gas to implement seven actions to transform UK’s domestic energy market

WINDSOR, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (20 Nov 2017) we are taking some big steps to transform the UK’s domestic energy market and give customers a fairer, simpler deal and lower bills. This goal is within our reach. But we can’t … Read the full press release

Evonik subsidiary CyPlus celebrates 60 years of highest global safety and environmental standards of operations

The production plant and an innovative packaging and logistics concept meet the highest global safety and environmental standards Leading role in sustainability ESSEN, WESSELING, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CyPlus GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Evonik, has reason to celebrate. The … Read the full press release

Thomas Dittrich appointed Chief Financial Officer and Executive member of the Board of Directors at Shire plc

DUBLIN, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), the global biotech leader in rare diseases, today announced that Thomas Dittrich will join the company as Chief Financial Officer, and become an Executive member of the Board of Directors … Read the full press release

Alliance News riceve un investimento strategico da parte di PA Group e dpa per sostenere l’espansione nell’area EMEA

LONDRA, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alliance News – agenzia stampa leader nella fornitura di notizie in tempo reale sul mondo azionario per investitori e professionisti della finanza – ha ricevuto un investimento da due delle più importanti aziende media europee … Read the full press release

854 total views, 149 views today

GKN: Kevin Cummings will leave the Board; Anne Stevens becomes Interim Chief Executive

Redditch, UK, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The GKN Board has concluded that the next stage of GKN’s development is best delivered under alternative leadership. As a result, Kevin Cummings, previously CEO Designate, will leave the Board and GKN with immediate effect. … Read the full press release

SEAT Inventors Awards honours employees who created patents registered in 2016 and the best innovations of 2017

For the past four years, the awards have gone to employees who have completed the most innovative projects in the company as well as to the inventors of SEAT patents The brand added 38 registered patents to this year’s edition … Read the full press release

#SUCCESVOL #VERHUIZEN: VERHUIZEN NAAR HET BUITENLAND

BELASTINGADVIES EN DIGITAAL VERMOGEN GROOTSTE BEKOMMERNIS VOOR GROEIENDE SEGMENT VAN VERHUIZENDE VERMOGENDEN LUXEMBURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Uit nieuw onderzoek van The OneLife Company blijkt dat het verzekeren dat beleggingen fiscaal efficiënt zijn en het beheren van internationale fiscale verplichtingen … Read the full press release

4,261 total views, 1 views today

#REUSSIR SON #EXPATRIATION: LE PARCOURS DE L’EXPATRIATION

LE CONSEIL FISCAL ET LES SERVICES NUMÉRIQUES DE GESTION DU PATRIMOINE EN HAUT DES PRIORITÉS DU SECTEUR EN PLEINE CROISSANCE DE L’EXPATRIATION DES HNWIs LUXEMBOURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Il ressort de la nouvelle étude de The OneLife Company, que … Read the full press release

2,375 total views, 1 views today

#SUCCESS IN #RELOCATION: THE RELOCATION JOURNEY

TAX ADVICE AND DIGITAL WEALTH FRONT OF MIND FOR GROWING HNW RELOCATOR SEGMENT LUXEMBOURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New research from The OneLife Company reveals that ensuring investments are tax efficient and managing international tax commitments are among the top … Read the full press release

1,901 total views, 4 views today

London Stock Exchange Group: MTS and UnaVista to offer regulatory reporting solution for firms who execute Securities Financing Transactions (SFTs)

Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) expected to go live in 2019 SFTR will require firms to report transactions including repo trades to an approved EU trade repository Firms trading on MTS’s new Global Collateral Management segment can utilise UnaVista’s Trade … Read the full press release

PTG and Téléflow acquisitions signal Michelin’s intention to become the global leader for CTIS in the agricultural market

HANOVER, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Michelin today (11/13/2017) announces the acquisition of PTG and Téléflow, both industry leaders in tire pressure control systems which allow users to monitor and adapt tire pressures according to the terrain and conditions of use. These … Read the full press release

The standalone tower businesses of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular sold to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited for US$1.2 billion

LONDON, 14-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone India and Idea Cellular Limited (“Idea”)[1] have separately agreed to sell their respective standalone tower businesses in India to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited (“ATC TIPL”, formerly Viom)[2] for an aggregate enterprise value of … Read the full press release

BMW Group: Electrified sales up 63.7% in first ten months of 2017

YTD deliveries total 2,008,849, increase of 3.4% Electrified sales up 63.7% in first ten months: 78,096 delivered Record sales continue for BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad MUNICH, 14-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For the first time ever at this point in the … Read the full press release

The Linde Group launches new e-marketplace for plant operators: LINDE PLANTSERV™ portal

LINDE PLANTSERV™ portal for rapid identification and ordering of spare parts  Digital technology paves the way for new services and more efficient plant operations  New, integrated service: Linde Engineering supports customers during the entire plant lifecycle PULLACH, 13-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

EBRD to provide US$ 100 million loan to National Bank for Foreign Economic Activity of Uzbekistan (NBU) in support of SMEs

Financing to support small local businesses and stimulate trade LONDON, 10-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Demonstrating the EBRD’s return to active support in Uzbekistan, the Bank is providing a major boost to local small and medium-sized businesses in the country, as well as … Read the full press release

Aerospace industry veteran C. Jeffrey Knittel to lead Airbus business in the Americas

Herndon, Virginia, U.S.A., 09-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Aerospace industry veteran C. Jeffrey Knittel, formerly both Chief Executive of C2 Aviation Capital and President of CIT Transportation Finance, will join Airbus early next year, taking the reins of the company’s business … Read the full press release

Newcastle University lecturer Paul Stott: focusing entirely on naval ships and ignoring the commercial sector is a mistake

Newcastle upon Tyne, 07-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Experts call on the Government to put the past behind us and invest in an industry that could have positive economic and societal benefit in the 21st century. Thatcher not to blame for the … Read the full press release

Arla Foods to divest its eight per cent share in the Brazilian dairy company Vigor S.A.

Viby J, Denmark, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a change in ownership of Brazilian dairy company Vigor S.A., Arla Foods has decided to divest its eight per cent share in the company with immediate effect. Brazil’s leading dairy company Vigor S.A. … Read the full press release

ZEISS to acquire majority stake in the Optec Group

OBERKOCHEN/Germany, MOSCOW/Russia, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS will strengthen its activities in Russia, the Ukraine, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Georgia by acquiring a majority stake in the Optec Group, – the long-standing sales and service partner responsible for … Read the full press release

Syngenta to acquire Nidera Seeds from COFCO International

BASEL, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Syngenta and COFCO International Ltd announced today that Syngenta has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Nidera Seeds which is currently owned by COFCO International. Completion of the transaction is subject to clearance by the … Read the full press release

Royal Philips commences EUR 150 million share repurchase program

AMSTERDAM, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that it is initiating a share repurchase program for an amount of up to EUR 150 million to cover its obligations arising from its long-term incentive and employee stock … Read the full press release

Henkel further strengthen Hair Professional business with acquisition of Zotos International Inc.

Broaden portfolio with leading brands Further strengthen Hair Professional business Significantly expand position in key region North America Düsseldorf, Germany, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel signed an agreement to acquire Zotos International Inc., the North American Hair Professional business of Shiseido … Read the full press release

Continuing Growth Triggers Expansion and New Office in Spain for MeetingPackage.com

Helsinki, Finland, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MeetingPackage.com, the global marketplace for booking meeting rooms and packages, announced today the opening of yet a new location in the heart of Madrid, showcasing its rapid growth process after recently adding several offices across Europe. … Read the full press release

1,953 total views, 2 views today

Equistone: Concept Life Sciences acquires Edinburgh-based Aquila BioMedical

LONDON, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Concept Life Sciences (Concept), the integrated drug discovery, development and analytical services company backed by Equistone Partners Europe (Equistone), has acquired Edinburgh-based Aquila BioMedical (Aquila), to bolster its discovery capabilities. Aquila is an innovative pre-clinical contract … Read the full press release

VEON to sell its 78% stake in VimpelCom Lao Co. Ltd to Government of the Lao PDR

AMSTERDAM, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving more than 235 million customers, today announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, VimpelCom Holding Laos … Read the full press release

Digital Shapers 2018 now open for applications

Working as peers on digital challenges – strategists, business visionaries, software developers, data scientists, and experience designers join forces to master the digital challenges that leading companies face – with the chance of winning coaching from digital leaders and up … Read the full press release

Diageo ranked as the 11th World’s Best Workplace; 2nd highest among the FMCG companies

LONDON, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Diageo is include amongst the 25 world’s best workplaces for a seventh consecutive year Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks business, announced today that it has been recognised as the 11th World’s Best Workplace by Great … Read the full press release

Orkla Food Ingredients to acquire 100% of the shares in Arne B. Corneliussen AS

OSLO, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Idun Industri AS, Orkla Food Ingredients has signed an agreement to purchase 100% of the shares in Arne B. Corneliussen AS (“Arne B. Corneliussen”), a leading manufacturer and supplier to the … Read the full press release

INEOS Finance plc launches EUR 500,000,000 senior secured notes due 2025

NOT FOR PUBLICATION, DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE IN OR INTO AUSTRALIA, CANADA OR JAPAN OR IN ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH OFFERS OR SALES OF SECURITIES WOULD BE PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.  PLEASE SEE THE IMPORTANT NOTICES AT THE END OF … Read the full press release