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SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting solution now with embedded candidate relationship management capabilities

BERLIN, 19-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the launch of candidate relationship management capabilities as part of its SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting solution. With this announcement made at the SuccessConnect event taking place June 18–20 at CityCube Berlin, SAP continues to … Read the full press release

SAP announces latest European companies that selected SAP SuccessFactors solutions for human capital management (HCM)

BERLIN, 19-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the latest cohort of European companies that have selected SAP SuccessFactors solutions for human capital management (HCM) to help attract, develop and retain top talent and empower them to succeed in … Read the full press release

Volvo announces changes to its senior management team

GOTHENBURG, 19-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volvo’s senior management team is to be strengthened to further intensify the rate of change at the Volvo Group and the development of new business models. The role of Deputy CEO will be refined and a … 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 (June 11-15, 2018)

BUCHAREST, Romania, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with art. 150 of the Romanian National Securities Commission Regulation no. 1/2006 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock … Read the full press release

Settlement of litigations between RCS & RDS S.A. and Antena Group entities

BUCHAREST, Romania, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform its shareholders and the market that RCS & RDS S.A., the Romanian subsidiary of the Company (“RCS&RDS”), entered on 15 June 2018 into a settlement agreement with Antena TV … Read the full press release

Henkel and ESCP Europe expand cooperation in management training in Digital Business

DÜSSELDORF, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — For multiple years now Henkel and ESCP Europe have been successfully working together – from participating at the Recruitment Days in France and Germany to Henkel managers being a guest lecturer on campus. Henkel and … Read the full press release

Report of legal acts concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in accordance with Romanian Law no. 24/2017 and Rule no. 1/2006 of CNVM – May 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications B.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on June 15, 2018 the Report regarding legal acts concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in accordance with Romanian Law no. 24/2017 and Rule no. 1/2006 of … Read the full press release

AMAG Austria Metall AG renews the contract of Chief Executive Officer Helmut Wieser

Braunau am Inn, Austria, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In its meeting on June 13, 2018 the AMAG Austria Metall AG Supervisory Board reached a decision to renew the contract of Chief Executive Officer Helmut Wieser until December 31, 2019. “AMAG … Read the full press release

ELKO opens a competency centre in Kiev, Ukraine

RIGA, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Within the framework of the solutions distribution development, ELKO opens a competency centre in Kiev, Ukraine – ELKO Smart Center, the chief task of which will be acquainting partners and customers with currently important developments of … Read the full press release

Mit der Eröffnung eines neuen Büros in Spanien stärkt IN-GRY seine Präsenz in Europa

MONTREAL, 15. Juni 2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IN-RGY, das in Quebec ansässige, auf die Transformation von Organisationen, den Einsatz von Lösungen für Human Resources und die intelligente Automatisierung von Aufgaben und Prozessen mittels robotergesteuerter Prozessautomatisierung (RPA) spezialisierte Unternehmen, gibt die … Read the full press release

Con la inauguración de una nueva sede en España, IN-RGY reforzará su presencia en Europa

MONTRÉAL, 15 de junio de 2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IN-RGY, la empresa oriunda de Quebec especializada en transformación organizativa, implementación de Soluciones de Capital humano y automatización inteligente de tareas y procesos a través de robótica (RPA su sigla en inglés) … Read the full press release

With the opening of a new office in Spain, IN-RGY strengthens its business presence in Europe

MONTRÉAL, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IN-RGY, the Québec company specializing in organizational transformation, deployment of Human Capital solutions and intelligent automation of tasks and processes via Robotic Process Automation (RPA) systems announces the opening of its latest office in Grenada … Read the full press release

Avec l’ouverture d’un nouveau bureau en Espagne, IN-RGY renforce sa présence commerciale en Europe

MONTRÉAL, le 15 juin 2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IN-RGY, l’entreprise québécoise spécialisée dans la transformation organisationnelle, le déploiement de solutions de gestion de capital humain et l’automatisation intelligente des tâches via des systèmes d’automatisation de processus robotiques («Robotic Process Automation … Read the full press release

Accenture to acquire Germany based strategic design consultancy designaffairs

KRONBERG and MUNICH, 11-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire designaffairs, a strategic design consultancy headquartered in Germany. The acquisition will bolster the capabilities of Accenture Industry X.0 to design smart products and services that are … Read the full press release

SafeNet Virtual Encryptor CV1000 – Gemalto’s new virtualized network encryption platform

New virtual appliance simplifies management and deployment while lowering cost of ownership to encrypt traffic across all network layers AMSTERDAM, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced the launch of a new virtualized network … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV: The initiation by the Company of the share buy-back program as authorized by the Company’s GSM from 2 May 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications NV (The Company) would like to inform its shareholders and the market that, by decision from 7 June 2018, the Board of Directors of the Company decided upon the initiation of the … Read the full press release

Are Investors and Entrepreneurs species ahead of their time?

CAMBRIDGE, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Invested Investor, a social enterprise aiming to increase the success rate of early-stage start-ups, recently interviewed two key figures in the investment world. Rajat Malhotra, Managing Partner of Wren Capital and former UKBAA Angel of … Read the full press release

Thales extends the acceptance period of the offer for Gemalto by ten weeks until 15 August 2018

Paris La Défense, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash … Read the full press release

Capgemini to acquire the commercial cybersecurity arm of the FORTUNE 500® company Leidos

PARIS, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini has entered into an agreement to acquire Leidos Cyber, the commercial cybersecurity arm of the FORTUNE 500® company Leidos*. This acquisition will reinforce the Group’s capabilities in North America, helping to meet growing customer demand for its portfolio … Read the full press release

Capgemini’s Lyons Consulting Group led the redesign of iconic resort wear brand Lilly Pulitzer’s online presence

LYONSCG delivers a cross-cloud unified experience with Salesforce Commerce Cloud and Marketing Cloud CHICAGO, IL, USA, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lyons Consulting Group (LYONSCG), part of the CapgeminiGroup (CAP.PA), today announced that it helped lead the redesign of iconic resort wear brand  Lilly Pulitzer’s … Read the full press release

Capgemini recognized for ‘Partner Excellence in Accelerating Growth: Business Development’ at the 2018 Pega Partner Awards from Pegasystems Inc.

PARIS, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini today announced that is has been recognized for ‘Partner Excellence in Accelerating Growth: Business Development’ at the 2018 Pega Partner Awards from Pegasystems Inc., the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises. Capgemini was … Read the full press release

Professor Knut Haanaes appointed Dean of the World Economic Forum’s newly established Global Leadership Institute

Knut Haanaes becomes Dean of the World Economic Forum’s newly established Global Leadership Institute Previously, Haanaes was a Senior Partner at BCG and taught at IMD Business School in Switzerland, Stanford University, BI Norwegian Business School and in the private … Read the full press release

GlaxoSmithKline plc completed the buyout of Novartis’ 36.5% stake in its Consumer Healthcare Joint Venture for $13 billion

Brentford, UK, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announces that it has completed the buyout of Novartis’ 36.5% stake in its Consumer Healthcare Joint Venture for $13 billion (£9.3 billion*). The transaction, which was previously announced on 27 … Read the full press release

Safran: contemplated merger of Zodiac Aerospace and Safran expected to be completed before the end of 2018

PARIS, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Governing bodies of Safran and Zodiac Aerospace and the employee representatives at the two companies were informed of an envisaged merger of the entities via the absorption of Zodiac Aerospace by Safran. The contemplated merger is … Read the full press release

Infront acquires leading European obstacle course event organiser XLETIX GmbH

Investment in leading niche player and owner of XLETIX Challenge and Muddy Angel Run builds on personal and corporate fitness strategy ZUG, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront today announced the acquisition of leading European obstacle course event organiser XLETIX GmbH … Read the full press release

Hexagon announces acquisition of AutonomouStuff

STOCKHOLM, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, announces the acquisition of AutonomouStuff, one of the world’s leading suppliers of integrated autonomous vehicle solutions. Founded in 2010, US-based AutonomouStuff is pioneering turn-key platforms for autonomous vehicle … Read the full press release

Triton successfully completes sale of Ovako AB to Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation

STOCKHOLM/ TOKYO, Japan, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Funds advised by Triton (“Triton”) have successfully completed the sale of Ovako AB (“Ovako”), a leading European producer of engineering steel to, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (“NSSMC”), one of the world’s largest … Read the full press release

BMT Nigel Gee and Oceanco create new naval architecture and engineering company

LONDON, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UK-based BMT Nigel Gee and Dutch- based superyacht builder Oceanco have signed a strategic partnership for the formation of a new naval architecture and engineering company—Lateral Naval Architects Ltd. Lateral will provide high quality naval … Read the full press release

EY Power transactions and trends Q1 2018: power and utilities deals reach all-time quarter high

Power and utilities deal value hits all-time quarter high of US$97b in Q1 2018 71% of sector executives expect to see a rise in deal activity within the next year Almost half (49%) of all sector deals announced in Q1 … Read the full press release

Snam completes acquisition of an 82% controlling stake in TEP Energy Solution following antitrust clearance

San Donato Milanese (Milan), 02-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following antitrust clearance, Snam completed today the acquisition of an 82% controlling stake in TEP Energy Solution (TEP), one of Italy’s leading enterprises in the energy efficiency sector, for a total consideration of … Read the full press release