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Orkla strengthens position in Iceland with the acquisition of 20% stake in Nói Siríus

OSLO, 23-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Orkla ASA acquires 20% of Iceland’s leading chocolate and confectionery manufacturer, Nói-Siríus HF (“Nói Siríus”). Nói Siríus, a market leader in Iceland, is popular for its chocolate brands such as Síríus, Nóa Konfekt, Nóa Kropp, … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank part of major initiative aimed at creating a common basis for sustainability to be accepted by capital markets

The initiative aims at transforming the way companies are valued FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 22-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank has announced it is joining the value balancing alliance e.V.. Established as a non-profit organization the alliance was founded in 2019 … Read the full press release

ISS and major global professional services firm sign first Vested partnership that spans across the Nordics

COPENHAGEN, 20-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ISS signs 5-year Vested partnership with a major global professional services firm. The agreement covers approximately 90 offices across the Nordics. This is the fourth Vested partnership for ISS globally and will be the first … Read the full press release

Royal DSM share buyback: 276,022 shares repurchased between 12 and 16 August 2019

HEERLEN, 20-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM reports that in the period from 12 August 2019 up to and including 16 August 2019 it has repurchased 276,022 of its own shares at an average price of €108.76. This is in … 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, 12 -16 August 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 19-Aug-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

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

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

Digi Communications N.V. Announces the availability of H1 2019 Financial Report (for the six month period ended 30 June 2019)

BUCHAREST, Romania, 14-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. informs the shareholders and investors that the H1 2019 Financial report is available starting 14th of August 2019, 8:30 AM, on the company’s website (www.digi-communications.ro), at section Investor Relations /Financial reports. … 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 5 and 9 August 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 12-Aug-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

GfK launches AI-based solution for retailers to gain valuable intelligence on shoppers

NUREMBERG, 9-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — GfK provides grocery and drugstore retailers with new AI-based solution to gain valuable intelligence on shoppers. Attribution+ allows retailers to complete and enrich loyalty card data with insights from the GfK Consumer Panel. This is the … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV Announces Investor Call on the Financial Results for the Half-year ended 30 June 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 8-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on August 14, 2019 (at 16:00 UK time/18:00 EEST time) it will host a conference call to discuss the H1 2019 financial results. To participate … Read the full press release

EQT to acquire majority stake in global supplier of thermal validation solutions and services

STOCKHOLM, 8-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The EQT Mid Market Europe Fund entered into an agreement to acquire a majority interest in Ellab from the IK VIII Fund, advised by IK Investment Partners.  The existing management team, led by long-time CEO … Read the full press release

Customer Data Platform Industry Grew 71% in One Year; Will Reach $1 Billion Revenue in 2019

SWARTHMORE, PA, U.S.A., 8-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Customer Data Platform Industry continued its rapid growth in the first half of 2019, according to the CDP Institute’s semi-annual Industry Update. The industry added nineteen vendors and raised $317 million in … 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, 29 Jul – 02 Aug 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 5-Aug-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

Central European Online Travel Agency Group Szallas.hu PLC. further strengthens its international presence

Hungary-based OTA Szallas.hu PLC. has completed the acquisition of intercountry booking site ‘Utazok.hu’ and Maiutazás Group, closing its high-value transactions in the region. After buying ‘Spanie.pl’, merging with HOTEL.CZ a.s. and taking partial ownership of ‘Travelminit’ in the past two … Read the full press release

BP and Didi Chuxing to develop a network of EV charging hubs across China through new joint venture

LONDON, 2-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BP have agreed to form a new joint venture to build electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in China with Didi Chuxing, the world’s largest market for electric vehicles. Both companies plans to develop a network … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces Syndicated facility agreement concluded between the Digi Group and a syndicate of banks

BUCHAREST, Romania, 31-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform its investors and the market that, on 30 July 2019, RCS & RDS S.A. (the Company’s subsidiary in Romania – „RCS&RDS”), as borrower and original guarantor, Digi Távközlési … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V.: Independent Limited Assurance Report issued by the external auditor regarding the information included in the current reports under Law 24/2017 (Article 82) and FSA Regulation no. 5/2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 30-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on July 30, 2019, the Independent Limited Assurance Report issued by the external auditor of the Company on 29 July 2019 regarding the information included … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V.: Rectification of reports published on 15 Feb, 15 Mar, 15 Apr, 15 May and 14 Jun 2019 regarding legal documents in accordance with article 82 of Law no. 24/2017 and FSA Regulation no. 5/2018 published

BUCHAREST, România, 29-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on July 29, 2019, the Report regarding the rectification of the reports dated 15 February 2019, 15 March 2019, 15 April 2019, 15 May 2019 … 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 22 and 26 July 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 29-Jul-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

Henkel further strengthens leading hair coloration portfolio with acquisition of 51% stake in eSalon

DÜSSELDORF, 26-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel to acquire 51 per cent stake in eSalon.com LLC, further strengthening its leading hair coloration portfolio and expand its digital business. eSalon creates customized hair colorations mixed on an individual basis for at home … Read the full press release

Anglo American names Nolitha Fakude as Chairman of Anglo American’s Management Board in South Africa

LONDON, 24-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Anglo American plc appoints Nolitha Fakude as Chairman of Anglo American’s Management Board in South Africa, effective 1 September 2019. In order to take up this new executive role, Ms Fakude will step down as … Read the full press release

DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol (15-19 July 2019)

BUCHAREST, Romania, 22-Jul-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

Nanto Cleantech Inc victorious in BYK-Altana patent opposition lawsuit

Nanto Cleantech prevails in European Patent opposition proceedings against BYK-Chemie GmbH (represented by the Altana IP department), confirming its position in nanoclay applications in paints and coatings NEW YORK, USA, 22-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Nanto Cleantech Inc., a US based … Read the full press release

Mono Solutions Joins Bauer Media Group to Strengthen SME Marketing Services Across the Globe

COPENHAGEN / HAMBURG, 22-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading white label small business Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform provider Mono Solutions joins Bauer Media Group. Bauer Media Group is a leading multi-business portfolio company with a strong focus on media and online services. … Read the full press release

Bridgepoint: Estera acquired by Inflexion company Ocorian

LONDON, 19-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bridgepoint announces acquisition of Estera, its global provider of funds, corporate and trust services. Estera will be merged with Inflexion’s existing portfolio company Ocorian, following completion of the investment. Estera and Ocorian will form a … Read the full press release

Fast food industry can now be more sustainable with Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s new paraffin wax free food packaging papers

Fast food industry can now be more sustainable with Ahlstrom-Munksjö's new paraffin wax free food packaging papers

HELSINKI, 18-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The quick service restaurant industry can now make a use of a new fiber-based solution that will help them meet the demanding sustainability needs of the food market. It is Ahlstrom-Munksjö‘s newly launched ParaFree™ Wax … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel to acquire French aerospace coatings manufacturer Mapaero

AMSTERDAM, 18-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel to acquire French aerospace coatings manufacturer Mapaero. The intended acquisition will strengthen AkzoNobel’s global position in aerospace coatings and contribute directly towards delivering the company’s 2020 guidance. Mapaero was established in 1992, the company … Read the full press release

Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services to continue as an independent company backed by Equistone; expands its proprietary suite of automation tools

Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services to continue as an independent company backed by Equistone; expands its proprietary suite of automation tools

Equistone takes over Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services from Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) LONDON, 17-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading provider of research, analytics and automation technology to the financial services sector, Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services has been acquired by Europe’s … Read the full press release

VEON welcomes Sergi Herrero as Chief Operations Officer of VEON Ventures

AMSTERDAM, 16-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) announces the appointment of Sergi Herrero as Chief Operations Officer of VEON Ventures effective from September 2019. Sergi will report to the Chairman and CEO, Ursula Burns and … Read the full press release

GULFTECH ANNOUNCES EXPANSION INTO FRESH CUT PRODUCE MARKET WITH ACQUISITION OF ABL, S.p.A.

Gulftech expands to fresh cut produce market with strategic acquisition of ABL, SpA MODENA, Italy, 15-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Gulftech International, Inc. (“Gulftech”) based in Denver, Colorado, USA, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of ABL S.p.A. (“ABL” … Read the full press release