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Alfa Laval Head of Global Marketing & Communications Peter Torstensson to retire after 20 years in the group

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 2-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling Alfa Laval has announced changes in its Group management. The company’s Senior Vice President and Head of Global Marketing & Communications Peter … Read the full press release

Zurich Insurance Group: UK’s Financial Conduct Authority to test policy wordings in the UK High Court

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 1-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swiss global general and life insurer Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) announced it is welcoming the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority decision to test policy wordings from across the UK insurance industry in the UK … Read the full press release

SGS welcomes Edward R. Zartler, Ph.D as head of its biologics business across the United States

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 29-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading bio/pharmaceutical analytical and bioanalytical contract solutions provider SGS announces the appointment of Edward R. Zartler, Ph.D as Director of Biopharmaceutical Services (USA). Edward, who joined SGS in May 2020, takes responsibility for … Read the full press release

SecurLine Certified to Protect Classified Communications

SecurLine Certified to Protect Classified Communications

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, Switzerland, 28-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Privus, the Swiss-based cyber-security firm, announced today that SecurLine, its flagship secure communications application, has been formally certified by Portugal’s Gabinete Nacional de Segurança (National Security Office) to protect classified communications. Deploying … Read the full press release

Ericsson’s latest ConsumerLab report: concerns about air and water pollution, climate change and global warming raise among consumers

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational technology leader Ericsson announced it has released its latest Ericsson ConsumerLab report called ‘Consumers, sustainability and ICT’ that contains a fresh look and insights into consumer attitudes concerning sustainability challenges – … Read the full press release

SGS: Final rule 16 CFR 1224 on safety standard for Portable Bed Rails in the US

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 26-May-2020— /EuropaWire/ — Leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company SGS has announced that a direct final rule on incorporating the latest version of the ASTM standard for Portable Bed Rails has just been published by the … Read the full press release

Analytics database management software company Exasol AG goes public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 25-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse Group has announced that the Germany based analytics database management software company Exasol AG (ISIN: DE000A0LR9G9) has become the the first IPO for the year on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The … Read the full press release

Moldovan agricultural firm Terrarica to upgrade machinery with financial support from EBRD and the EU

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that a joint financing facility of the bank and the EU helped Terrarica to purchase machinery for agriculture production, including new tractors, auxiliary … Read the full press release

Turkish pulses producer Yayla gets EUR 25 million loan from EBRD

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The multilateral developmental investment bank EBRD has announced it is financing the day-to-day operations of the Turkish pulses producer Yayla with €25 million loan in the form of working capital. Yayla is facing … Read the full press release

First Tokio Marine Kiln forecasts to reflect Covid-19 effects released

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance and reinsurance syndicates firm Tokio Marine Kiln Syndicates Ltd. (TMK) has announced it released forecasts for the 2018 and 2019 years of account for its two non-aligned syndicates. TMK’s forecast ranges have … Read the full press release

Continental successfully placed two bonds with a total volume of €1.5 billion to further strengthen its overall liquidity

Two bonds with a total volume of €1.5 billion successfully placed on the capital market as part of a dual-tranche issue Interest rates are 2.125 and 2.5 percent, terms are 3.5 and 6.25 years; both issues were significantly oversubscribed Bonds … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces that a stock option programme was approved for employees and managers of the Romanian Subsidiary of the Company

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 19-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that the Board of Directors of the Company has approved the grant of stock options for the benefit … Read the full press release

Matvil Corp. продолжает бороться с противозаконными действиями юридической системы Молдовы.

Дело о защите прав на интеллектуальную собственность проливает свет на коррумпированность юридической системы Молдовы. (PRESS RELEASE) TORONTO, Canada, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Как обнаружил один из ведущих провайдеров этнического онлайн-телевидения, предоставляющий услуги на территории Северной Америки, Matvil Corp., у легальных … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces the exercise of stock options by the Executive Directors of the Company

The exercise is pursuant to the decision of the Company’s general meeting of shareholders dated 2 May 2018 and in accordance with the stock option plan approved at the level of the Company in 2017, as amended by the general … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces the release of the Q1 2020 Financial Results

Digi Communications NV announces the release of the Q1 2020 Financial Results

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that Q1 2020 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 … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces that conditional stock options were granted to several Directors of the Company based on the general shareholders’ meeting approval from 30 April 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 14-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications NV (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that, on 14 May 2020, Mr. Serghei Bulgac (Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Company) and … Read the full press release

NORMA Group among the top one percent in EcoVadis’ sustainability rating

(PRESS RELEASE) MAINTAL, 14-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Engineered joining technology leader NORMA Group has announced it has achieved the Platinum status in the sustainability assessment by EcoVadis. The sustainability agency has assessed nearly 65,000 companies and the best possible status … Read the full press release

Triton backed company AVS Verkehrssicherung to acquire traffic engineering providers Gerding GmbH Verkehrstechnik and MIS GmbH

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN/ SENDEN, 14-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Triton announces that its Fund IV portfolio company, AVS Verkehrssicherung, has signed an agreement to acquire a renowned provider in the field of traffic engineering, Gerding GmbH Verkehrstechnik and MIS GmbH. Gerding … Read the full press release

Electronics assembly materials: MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions, Henkel and Heraeus granted U.S. Patent for Innolot/Loctite 90ISC alloy

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 13-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — International electronics assembly materials suppliers MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions, Henkel, and Heraeus have jointly announced they have received a notification from United States Patent and Trademark Office for Patent No. US10376994B2 issuance covering … Read the full press release

Agfa-Gevaert Group CEO Pascal Juéry on 1Q 2020 results: COVID-19 impact on printing; strong cash flows generated; net financial debt lowered

(PRESS RELEASE) MORTSEL, 12-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Belgian-German multinational group Agfa-Gevaert N.V. has just released its comments on the group’s Q1 2020 results. Despite challenging economic conditions the company reports of solid results in the first quarter of 2020. Sale … Read the full press release

Hygiene products manufacturer Vinda Household Paper (China) Limited the first company in Asia to make a drawdown under Standard Chartered’s US$1 billion financing commitment to fight Covid-19

(PRESS RELEASE) HONG KONG, 12-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading international banking group Standard Chartered has announced that Vinda International Holdings Ltd (3331.HK)’s subsidiary Vinda Household Paper (China) Limited is Asia’s first company to take an advantage of the bank’s US$1 … Read the full press release

Henkel Q1 FY 2020: despite COVID-19 pandemic sales slightly below vs last year

Group sales impacted by COVID-19 pandemic: nominal -0.8%, organic -0.9% Adhesive Technologies sales decrease in sharply declining industrial business environment: nominal -4.3%, organic -4.1% Beauty Care sales lower due to significantly negative Hair Salon business: nominal -2.6%, organic -3.9% Laundry … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces Investors Call on the Financial Results for Q1 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 8-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on May 15th 2020 (at 16:00 UK time / 18:00 EEST) it will host a conference call to discuss the Q1 2020 financial … Read the full press release

Siemens Q2 FY 2020: robust quarter in the midsts of COVID-19 pandemic

Revenue was €14.2 billion, nearly level with the same quarter a year ago, as increases at Siemens Healthineers and Mobility offset a decline at Digital Industries; orders declined 8%, to €15.1 billion, on sharply lower volume from large orders at … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel’s entire KN PharmaChain air network receives first in the industry IATA CEIV Pharma re-certification

First-in-the-industry full network IATA CEIV re-certification Confirmation of the highest quality and safety of KN PharmaChain (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 8-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel has announced, toghether with IATA, that it has set a benchmark with first-in-the-industry … Read the full press release

Savills part of yet another landmark M&A deal in the student accommodation sector on behalf of M3 Evergreen

M3 retains global rights to the Urbanest brand (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 7-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global real estate services firm Savills plc has just announced it has advised M3 Capital Partners’ principal investment vehicle Evergreen on its deal for the … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement 1Q2020: €1 billion expense reduction thanks to the company’s COVID-19 action plan COPE started in February

Strong first quarter 2020 – result *) increases by 4% despite decline in revenue 2020 outlook uncertain – negative impact expected on revenue and result €1 billion cash savings – COVID-19 action plan COPE initiated in February Solid financial position … Read the full press release

Leadec deepens its predictive maintenance expertise with the acquisition of IVG Göhringer

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 6-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leadec, a leading technical services provider for the automotive and manufacturing industries, is further expanding its portfolio with the acquisition of instrumentation technology specialist. From June 1, 2020, IVG Göhringer will join the group, … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the availability of the instructions on the 2019 share dividend payment

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 6-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform its shareholders and the market that, on 6 May 2020, were made available the detailed instructions regarding the payment of the dividend in gross amount of 0.65 … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel’s 2020 AGM: all Board proposals approved by a large majority; Dr. Joerg Wolle re-elected as Chairman

Kuehne + Nagel International AG: 2020 AGM date remains unchanged; to be held on May 5 with no personal participation of shareholders

(PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 5-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading multinational logistics group Kuehne + Nagel International AG has announced it held its 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM was organized in accordance with Art. 6a of the Swiss Ordinance on … Read the full press release