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Sky to sell its 20% stake in Sky Betting & Gaming to Canadian company The Stars Group Inc.

Isleworth, United Kingdom, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sky has agreed to sell its 20% stake in the online betting and gaming business, Sky Betting & Gaming (“SBG”) to The Stars Group Inc. (“The Stars Group”), a Canadian company listed on both … Read the full press release

TÜV Rheinland’s Green Product Mark recognised by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

COLOGNE, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — TÜV Rheinland, a global leader in independent technical services, has extended its sustainability leadership with the recognition of its Green Product Mark by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This new inclusion of low volatile organic compounds (VOC) … Read the full press release

Wacker Chemie AG to acquire Dutch site for manufacturing biopharmaceuticals, live microbial products and vaccines from SynCo Bio Luxembourg S.à.r.l.

WACKER TAKES OVER SYNCO BIO PARTNERS OF AMSTERDAM CAPACITY OF ACQUIRED FERMENTATION PLANT FOR PHARMACEUTICAL ACTIVES TOTALS SOME 2,000 LITERS – WACKER BIOTECH’S OVERALL CAPACITY DOUBLES AS A RESULT SYNCO’S EXPERTISE IN MANUFACTURING LIVE MICROBIAL PRODUCTS AND IN FILLING FINISHED … Read the full press release

Kevin Sin appointed new SVP and Head of Worldwide Business Development for R&D at GSK

Critical role appointed as part of ongoing activities to strengthen and accelerate the Pharmaceuticals pipeline LONDON, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) today announced the appointment of Kevin Sin as Senior Vice President and Head of Worldwide Business Development for … Read the full press release

Feliciano González Muñoz appointed new Head of Human Resources at LafargeHolcim

Jona, Switzerland, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — LafargeHolcim has appointed Feliciano González Muñoz (54) as new Head of Human Resources, effective 1 May 2018, reporting to Chief Executive Officer Jan Jenisch. He will succeed Caroline Luscombe who has decided to pursue opportunities … Read the full press release

Hinda van Galen appointed Associate within Savills tenant representation team in the Netherlands

LONDON, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills has recruited Hinda van Galen as an Associate within its tenant representation team in the Netherlands. Hinda started her career at Rappange Makelaardij B.V. as a real estate agent. In 2013 Hinda joined Regus … Read the full press release

Rating Agency S&P Global Ratings affirmed UniCredit SpA’s ‘BBB’ long- and ‘A-2’ short-term Issuer Credit Ratings

MILAN, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Rating Agency S&P Global Ratings (“S&P”) has affirmed UniCredit SpA’s ‘BBB’ long- and ‘A-2’ short-term Issuer Credit Ratings. The existing stable outlook has not changed. The issue ratings  have been affirmed as well. The long- … Read the full press release

UniCredit workshop on the wine sector in Italy at the Vinitaly trade fair

VERONA, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (April 17, 2018) in the splendid surroundings of the Vinitaly trade fair, UniCredit organised a workshop to show market operators its Industry Book 2018 – the bank’s annual study on trends, competitive dynamics and the growth outlook in the … Read the full press release

Pirelli: The development of the organization to support the Integrated Business Model will be proposed at the Board of Directors meeting on May 14th 2018

MILAN, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Pirelli announces that at the Board of Directors meeting scheduled for May 14th 2018, the Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, Marco Tronchetti Provera, will propose the development of the organization to support the Integrated Business Model, as … Read the full press release

UK Department for International Trade seeks innovative UK businesses for the UK’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox is urging innovative UK businesses to seize the opportunities at Expo 2020 Dubai. LONDON 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Fox announced that the Department for International Trade (DIT) is looking for an innovative, award-winning design concept … Read the full press release

Diageo joins the global coalition of businesses committed to advocating for LGBT+ inclusion

Diageo becomes the latest member of a global coalition of businesses committed to advocating for LGBT+ inclusion and championing the benefits of a more diverse and inclusive society. LONDON, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Diageo Plc today joins Open for Business, an … Read the full press release

PwC expands its collaboration with Microsoft to include a cybersecurity focus

PwC evolves business relationship with Microsoft to focus on specific cybersecurity offerings and strategy New York, NY, USA, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — PwC today announced an expansion of its collaboration with Microsoft to include a cybersecurity focus. The evolution pairs … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial retiree benefits adjustment to result in reduction of the plan liability by approximately $500 million to $550 million

LONDON, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 20, 2018, the Company announced that the United States Supreme Court ruled in its favor in Reese vs. CNH Industrial N.V. and CNH Industrial America LLC. The decision allows CNH Industrial to terminate or … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial will adopt updated FASB accounting standards for revenue recognition and retirement benefits accounting for U.S. GAAP reporting purposes

LONDON, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) has published the following presentation and podcast to the Investor Relations section of its corporate website (www.cnhindustrial.com): “Adoption of New Revenue Recognition Standard (ASC 606), New Retirement Benefits Accounting … Read the full press release

NORMA Group to acquire leading Indian manufacturer of joining technology made of thermoplastic materials

Maintal, Germany, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To further expand its market position in the water management business, NORMA Group signed an agreement to acquire Kimplas Piping Systems Ltd. (“Kimplas”) on April 6, 2018. Kimplas is a leading Indian manufacturer of … Read the full press release

NWO: This year’s ‘Physics with Industry’ workshop will be held in Lorentz Center in Leiden from 26 to 30 November 2018

The HAGUE, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Companies and social organizations are invited to submit a real-world problem for consideration by the annual Physics with Industry workshop before 1 June 2018. This year’s ‘Physics with Industry‘ workshop will be held from 26 … Read the full press release

European Investment Fund and the National Bank of Greece sign guarantee agreements worth €640 million for SMEs in Greece

BRUSSELS, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — From very small businesses and start-ups to mid sized enterprises, more than 5,000 companies will benefit from loans amounting to EUR 640 million. The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the National Bank of Greece (NBG)have … Read the full press release

Sanova Pharma GesmbH and Ökopharm GmbH form strategic partnership

Sanova Pharma GesmbH (“Sanova”) and Ökopharm GmbH, two leading Austrian consumer healthcare companies, signed a definitive agreement for a strategic partnership and the acquisition of Ökopharm’s core products. The acquisition is subject to certain closing conditions, including approval by the … Read the full press release

Destatis: turnover in the main construction industry in January 2018 up 22.2% YoY

WIESBADEN, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), turnover in the main construction industry in January 2018 was up 22.2% compared with the corresponding month of the previous year. At the end of January 2018 the … Read the full press release

CONDA ICO: Whitelisting phase started as of April 1st

On Easter Sunday, April 1st 2018, Austrian crowdfincancing platform CONDA began the whitelisting phase of its Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Moving forward, interested parties can register online, even before the official start of the crowd sale. VIENNA, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Weride toma la industria del taxi con una idea innovadora!

JERUSALEM, Israel, 08-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Weride, una nueva aplicación internacional de taxis que se centra en los viajes compartidos se está lanzando en España y pronto en todo el mundo. Qué nos diferencia de otras aplicaciones de taxi como … Read the full press release

Weride Taking the Taxi Industry by an Innovative Storm!

JERUSALEM, Israel, 08-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Weride, a new international taxi application focusing on shared travel and day-to-day travel is launching in Spain and Israel. What makes us different than other taxi applications like Uber and Cabify? Our focus is … Read the full press release

BASF reviewed its complete personal care portfolio according to the new ISO 16128 standard criteria and calculating rules

More than 250 BASF products defined as natural or derived natural ingredients according to the ISO standard “Leaves Index” indicates the degree of natural origin Düsseldorf, Germany, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF has reviewed its complete personal care portfolio according to … Read the full press release

Vodafone UK acquires 50 MHz of spectrum in the 3400 MHz band for mobile data services in Ofcom’s auction

LONDON, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone UK has acquired 50 MHz of spectrum in the 3400 MHz band for mobile data services in Ofcom’s auction for a total cost of £378.2 million (€433.4 million).* Vodafone UK will use the 3400 MHz … Read the full press release

Telefónica partners with Microsoft Azure IoT over product integration features, joint go to market and innovation

The collaboration will facilitate device integration enhancing connectivity data exploitation, analytics and integrated diagnosis capabilities. MADRID, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Telefónica, a leading provider of a wide range of IoT solutions and services, announced today an agreement with Microsoft Azure IoT that … Read the full press release

Jürgen Gerdes to lead newly created board mandate for Corporate Incubations at Deutsche Post DHL Group

StreetScooter success story to be accelerated in new separate unit Incubator for mobility solutions, digital platforms and automation CEO Frank Appel leads Post – eCommerce – Parcel division Frank Appel: “Jürgen Gerdes will give decisive stimulus” BONN, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Vodafone India completes the sale of its standalone tower business in India to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited for € 478 million

LONDON, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Further to the announcement dated 13 November 2017, Vodafone India has completed the sale of its standalone tower business in India[1] to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited (“ATC”) for an enterprise value of INR 38.5 billion (€ … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank Cyber Beyond IT event: Eight in ten UK business leaders very concerned about the financial implications of a cyber-attack on their business

Lloyds Bank cyber event finds that only a third of businesses have a financial plan in place in the event of a cyber attack But over a third would pay a ransom to get their systems and data back Only … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal Chairman Lakshmi Mittal: We believe that ArcelorMittal, together with NSSMC, has the most relevant credentials and experience and is the most credible owner for Essar Steel

LUXEMBOURG, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (‘NSSMC’) announce that ArcelorMittal’s subsidiary ArcelorMittal India Private Limited (‘AMIPL’) has today submitted an offer in the re-bidding process for Essar Steel India Limited (‘Essar Steel’) in connection … Read the full press release