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Significant reduction in people’s likelihood to stereotype others reported in an unprecedented experiment by Unilever and University College London

Significant reduction in people's likelihood to stereotype others reported in an unprecedented experiment by Unilever and University College London

The unique experiment conducted by Unilever and University College London went on to look into how to unlearn stereotyping LONDON & NEW YORK, 18-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Advertising and marketing professionals across Unilever and its lead agency partners, who work … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V.: Reporting of legal documents concluded by the company in May 2019 in accordance with article 82 of Law no. 24/2017 and FSA Regulation no. 5/2018 published

BUCHAREST, Romania, 14-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on June 14, 2019, the Report regarding legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in May 2019 or in other period but effective in May … Read the full press release

Barclays to offer its U.S. clients alternative liquidity pool in euro interest rate swap clearing via EurexOTC Clear

Barclays to offer its U.S. clients alternative liquidity pool in euro interest rate swap clearing via EurexOTC Clear

Barclays to offer the Eurex’s OTC clearing services through its U.S. registered FCM FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 14-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EurexOTC Clear has just announced that the transatlantic consumer and wholesale bank Barclays has joined its OTC clearing services in … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank Portugal and ABANCA deal now completed

Deutsche Bank Portugal and ABANCA deal now completed

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 13-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DE/NYSE: DB) announced it completed the sale of its Private & Commercial Business in Portugal to ABANCA Corporación Bancaria S.A. (ABANCA) on June 9, 2019. The deal was originally announced … Read the full press release

DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions occurred under DIGI symbol between 3 – 7 June 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 10-Jun-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

BP, partners invest in deepwater Block 15 offshore Angola; Sonangol joins as a new partner

BP, partners invest in deepwater Block 15 offshore Angola; Sonangol joins as a new partner

LUANDA / LONDON, 7-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BP and partners have agreed to invest further in deepwater Block 15, offshore Angola. The current investment is part of an agreement with Angola’s National Agency for Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels (NAPGB). Under … 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, 27 – 31 May 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 3-Jun-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

B2B Marketers Catching Up with Consumer Marketers in Customer Data Platform Deployment

SWARTHMORE, PA, 30-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Business marketers are catching up with consumer marketers in Customer Data Platform deployments, according to a global member survey released today by the Customer Data Platform Institute. The survey found that 41% of companies … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V.: Exercise of stock options by the Executive Directors of the Company

BUCHAREST, Romania, 28-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company (Digi Communications N.V.) would like to inform the market and its investors that on 28 May 2019 Mr. Serghei Bulgac, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Company and Mr. Valentin … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces DIGI Kft., the Hungarian subsidiary of the Company, launches mobile telephony services in Hungary

BUCHAREST, Romania, 27-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company (Digi Communications N.V.) would like to inform its shareholders and the market that on 27 May 2019, DIGI Kft., the Company’s Hungarian subsidiary (“DIGI HU”), launches mobile telephony services through its own … 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 21 and 24 May 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 27-May-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

Generali to present to the financial community in London

LONDON, 24-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Generali will host an event for the financial community today in London. At the event Exploring Generali, a new financial market stress scenario which confirms the solidity of the Group capital position will be presented. … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered and IBM automate retrieval of key information from text within scanned trade documents

Standard Chartered and IBM automate retrieval of key information from text within scanned trade documents

SINGAPORE, 23-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New Augmented Intelligence (AI) engine aims at transforming the traditional Trade Documentary System. The Trade AI Engine, a joint development of Standard Chartered and IBM, has just been officially launched. It will enhance the client … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain sells Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland (SGBDD) to the Stark group

COURBEVOIE, France, 21-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain signs an agreement for the sale of its entire stake in Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland (SGBDD) following a competitive sale process. The buyer, the Stark group, is an important player in building materials … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the initiation of the share buy-back program as authorized by the Company’s GSM on 30 April 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 20-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform its shareholders and the market that, by decision from 20 May 2019, the Board of Directors of the Company decided upon the initiation of the class B shares … Read the full press release

Aegon’s 50% stake in the variable annuity joint ventures in Japan sold to partner Sony Life for EUR 130 million

THE HAGUE, 17-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Aegon‘s partner in the variable annuity joint ventures in Japan Sony Life takes over its 50% stake. The transaction is for approximately EUR 130 million (JPY 16 billion). Commenting on the acquisition, Alex Wynaendts, … Read the full press release

Nestlé announces exclusive negotiations to sell Nestlé Skin Health for CHF 10.2 billion

VEVEY, 16-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé entered into exclusive negotiations for the sale of Nestlé Skin Health for a value of CHF 10.2 billion with a consortium led by EQT and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. Q1 2019 Financial Report and the report regarding legal documents for April 2019, in accordance with article 82 of Law no. 24/2017 and FSA Regulation no. 5/2018 released

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — With respect to the availability of the Q1 2019 financial report, Digi Communications N.V. informs the shareholders and investors that the Q1 2019 Financial report is available starting 15th of May 2019, 7:06 PM, … Read the full press release

VINCI Airports now owns majority shareholding in London Gatwick airport

RUEIL-MALMAISON CEDEX, 14-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Airports completes the acquisition of a majority shareholding (50.01%) in London Gatwick airport. The airport is a freehold property and the UK’s second-largest airport. The transaction fits perfectly into the VINCI Concessions long-term … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the new date of the Conference Call for the presentation of the Q1 2019 Financial Report. Update to the Company’s 2019 Financial Calendar.

BUCHAREST, Romania, 13-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the investors and the market with respect to the new date of the Conference Call for the presentation of the Quarterly Financial Report for Q1 … Read the full press release

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s subsidiary in Asia Pacific to list a minority stake on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

BRUSSELS, 10-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Limited, the Asia Pacific (APAC) subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) (MEXBOL: ANB) (JSE: ANH), has announced application filing for a potential IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.  … Read the full press release

Ströer announces increase in Statista shareholding

COLOGNE, 9-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Ströer continues to focus on its core business. After selling Foodist and Mobile Performance, Ströer sold its stake in the Nordic company Conexus, which it had acquired in 2015. Conexus is the third successful sale … Read the full press release

Cisco and Snam sign IIoT agreement

ROMA, 8-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Cisco and Snam will be joining forces to develop joint research, development and innovation initiatives in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) sector and train future generations of digital professionals. In order to facilitate their … Read the full press release

Hempel’s current VP & COO Lars Petersson to become the company’s new CEO

LYNGBY, 8-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Lars Petersson, currently Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer in Hempel A/S, has just been promoted to the position of CEO of Hempel A/S. He will succeed Henrik Andersen on that position and the … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the availability of the instructions on the 2018 share dividend payment

BUCHAREST, Romania, 7-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company (Digi Communications N.V.) would like to inform its shareholders and the market that, on 7 May 2019, were made available the detailed instructions regarding the payment of the dividend in gross amount … 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 29 April 2019 – 1 May 2019, under the class B shares buy-back program

BUCHAREST, Romania, 6-May-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

UK based Ships Electronic Services Ltd joins Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 3-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä acquires UK based Ships Electronic Services Ltd (“SES”), a company specializing in navigation and communication electronics, installation, maintenance and repair services, mainly for commercial and leisure vessels. The acquisition strengthens Wärtsilä’s service offering in … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V.’s general Shareholders’ meeting resolutions from 30 Apr 2019 approving, amongst others, the 2018 Annual Accounts and the availability of the adopted Annual Financial Report for the year ended Dec 31, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 30-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform the market and its investors that today, Tuesday, 30 April 2019, at 12:00 p.m. CEST, at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Amsterdam – Schiphol (municipality of Haarlemmermeer), Planeetbaan 2, 2132 … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions occurred under DIGI symbol, 22 – 26 April 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 30-Apr-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

The first Orange Digital Centre for Africa and the Middle East opens in Tunisia

PARIS, 26-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The first Orange Digital Centre for Africa and the Middle East opened in Tunisia. Launched in Tunis, “Orange Digital Centre” is a place built around a completely new concept and entirely dedicated to innovation. Tunisian … Read the full press release