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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

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 18 – 22 Nov 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 25-Nov-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

Sika takes over Adeplast SA, leading player on the construction materials market in Romania

BAAR, 25-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika announced it is acquiring a Romanian manufacturer of mortars and thermal insulation solutions with CHF 120 million sales per year. The acquisition will substantially strengthen the company’s position in the local Romanian construction chemicals … Read the full press release

UniCredit recognised as the Best Private Bank in CEE and the Best Private Bank in Austria, Czech Republic and Romania at the World’s Best Private Banks Awards 2020

MILAN, 19-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit named Best Private Bank in Central & Eastern Europe by Global Finance magazine in its fifth annual World’s Best Private Banks Awards 2020. UniCredit also earned another regional award, as the Best Private Bank … Read the full press release

UniCredit ELITE CEE Lounge welcomes 8 new SMEs from Central and Eastern European countries

MILAN/LONDON, 19-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit announces 8 new companies joining the UniCredit ELITE CEE Lounge today. ELITE and UniCredit established UniCredit CEE Lounge to leverage the London Stock Exchange Group’s ELITE platform to support the growth of fast-growing SMEs … 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, 11 – 15 Nov 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 18-Nov-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

DSM acquires specialty dairy solutions provider CSK

HEERLEN, Netherlands, 18-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM to acquire specialty dairy solutions provider Koninklijke CSK Food Enrichment C.V. (“CSK”) for a cash consideration of about €150 million. Subject to customary conditions, the transaction is expected to close before the … Read the full press release

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

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

Digi Communications NV announces the release of the Q3 2019 Financial Results

BUCHAREST, Romania, 14-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V.  “Digi” or the “Company”) announces that Q3 2019 financial results are available on the Company’s website. For details, please see: http://www.digi-communications.ro/en/investor-relations About Digi Communications NV Digi is the parent holding company of RCS & RDS group, a … Read the full press release

Hydro closes fabrication business unit and invests €4.4 million in Pole Products business unit in Drunen, Netherlands

OSLO, 13-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro closes its fabrication business unit in Drunen, Netherlands. The closure is due to the challenging European market, particularly in trailer construction, which represents a large part of the production in Drunen. Despite measures taken … Read the full press release

Nils Andersen to succeed Marijn Dekkers as Chairman of Unilever

LONDON/ ROTTERDAM, 13-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announces the appointment of Nils Andersen to succeed Marijn Dekkers as Chairman of Unilever. Marijn has decided to step down so that he can focus on his growing responsibilities as Founder and Chairman … 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, 4 – 8 Nov 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 11-Nov-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

Tobias C. Pross to succeed Andreas Utermann as CEO of Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI)

Deborah Zurkow, currently Global Head of Alternatives, to become Global Head of Investments MUNICH, 11-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) announceS leadership changes effective January 1, 2020 as part of its succession plan. Andreas Utermann to retire as … Read the full press release

DEG to pool activities in the West African countries with new representative office in Lagos

COLOGNE, 8-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft opens a representative office in Lagos. The new office in Nigeria’s economic hub will pool DEG’s activities in the West African countries. Nigeria is one of the largest economies … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces Investor Call on the Financial Results for Q3 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 8-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on November 14, 2019 (at 16:00 UK time) it will host a conference call to discuss the Q3 2019 financial results. To participate in the … Read the full press release

Virgin Media partners with Vodafone to bring innovative new services including 5G to its customers

HOOK, UK, 6-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Virgin Media signs new Mobile Virtual Network Operator agreement with Vodafone UK. The five year deal will bring innovative new services, including 5G, to more than three million mobile customers and provide further flexibility … 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, 28 Oct – 1 Nov 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 4-Nov-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

DNA CEO Jukka Leinonen to head Telenor Group’s newly formed Nordic cluster

FORNEBU, 1-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jukka Leinonen has been appointed head of Telenor Group’s newly formed Nordic cluster. Leinonen is currently the CEO of the Finnish telcom operator DNA and will retain this position aside becoming a part of Telenor’s … Read the full press release

NIB and Westra Wermlands Sparbank to improve access to financing for SMEs in western Sweden with new loan programme

HELSINKI, 31-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and Westra Wermlands Sparbank sign seven-year loan programme of SEK 300 million (EUR 27.8 million) to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and environmental projects in western Sweden. This will improve access to … 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, 21-25 Oct 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 28-Oct-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

Saloodo! expands its platform with new digital freight tenders

BONN, 23-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The first digital freight platform increasingly becoming an all-in-one solution for carriers and shippers. Saloodo! has now entered into the business of long-term transport contracts and will also offer freight tenders in the future. The … Read the full press release

Munich Re: faster claims estimates, improved accuracy in risk assessment and better loss prevention thanks to data analytics and AI

MUNICH, 22-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Munich Re is launching a number of digital solutions aimed at making claims estimates faster, improving the accuracy in risk assessment and better loss prevention. The group is investing heavily in data analytics and artificial … 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, 14-18 Oct 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 21-Oct-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

Eni continues its support for fusion, solar, carbon capture research in collaboration with MIT

The collaboration between MIT and Eni on low-carbon energy research and technologies renewed MILAN, 18-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni’s tenure as a Founding Member of the MITEI has just been extended through 2023. It is a joint collaboration of Eni … Read the full press release