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exceet Card AG further strengthens its portfolio with Infineon’s SECORA™ Pay security solutions

Joint press release by exceet Card AG and Infineon Technologies AG MUNICH, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — exceet Card AG is further strengthening its portfolio with SECORA™ Pay security solutions from Infineon Technologies AG. Card manufacturers can easily integrate them thanks … Read the full press release

NWO awards funding to ten proposals in the National Roadmap for Large-Scale Scientific Infrastructure

THE HAGUE, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The NWO executive board has awarded funding to ten proposals in the National Roadmap for Large-Scale Scientific Infrastructure. The total amount granted is 138 million euros. Today the Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Ingrid … Read the full press release

NWO, Chinese Academy of Sciences: four projects in radio astronomy awarded funding

THE HAGUE, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of the joint programme between NWO and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in the field of radio astronomy four projects have recently been awarded funding. Research in radio astronomy is at the … Read the full press release

European Investment Fund and the National Bank of Greece sign guarantee agreements worth €640 million for SMEs in Greece

BRUSSELS, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — From very small businesses and start-ups to mid sized enterprises, more than 5,000 companies will benefit from loans amounting to EUR 640 million. The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the National Bank of Greece (NBG)have … Read the full press release

Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance helped Sidaction raise €100,396 for fight against AIDS

On 23-24 March, to mark the 11th year of its partnership with Sidaction, Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance helped the charity to raise €100,396 in pledges to help it in the fight against AIDS. Montrouge, France, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A … Read the full press release

The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation loans USD 2 million to FINCA Microfinance Company Jordan for on-lending to MSMEs

Credit facility will help drive financial inclusion by expanding access to working capital loans Montrouge, France, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation will provide a USD 2 million loan to FINCA Microfinance Company Jordan (FINCA Jordan), a FINCA … Read the full press release

Crédit Agricole Start & Pulse start-up challenge reveals the winners at the CA Consumer Finance Innovation Day

Montrouge, France, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In September 2017, Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance – a major player in consumer credit in Europe – launched ‘Start & Pulse’, its first international challenge open to innovative companies, with five of its European entities. … Read the full press release

Ferrovial lists additional notes on the Main Securities Market (MSM) of Euronext Dublin

DUBLIN, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Spain’s global services and infrastructure provider, Ferrovial, lists additional notes on the Main Securities Market (MSM) of Euronext Dublin with issuance of €100m notes from its €1bn Euro Commercial Paper (ECP) programme. A subsidiary of Ferrovial, Ferrovial Netherlands … Read the full press release

Why successful Invested Investor Simon Blakey feels he is sometimes a relationship therapist!

Serial investor Blakey shares his first rate tips from two decades of Angel Investing! CAMBRIDGE, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Invested Investor is a publishing project that aims to increase the success rate for entrepreneurs and early investors by sharing … Read the full press release

Poste Italiane and Intesa Sanpaolo cooperate over mortgages and personal loans, wealth & asset management and payment services

TURIN, MILAN, ROME, 11-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Poste Italiane and Intesa Sanpaolo signed a three-year framework agreement for the distribution of selected products and services of the two groups through a range of non-exclusive specific agreements with the aim of expanding … Read the full press release

CONDA ICO: Whitelisting phase started as of April 1st

On Easter Sunday, April 1st 2018, Austrian crowdfincancing platform CONDA began the whitelisting phase of its Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Moving forward, interested parties can register online, even before the official start of the crowd sale. VIENNA, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Crédit Agricole Payment Services and Wirecard to start their next generation digital partnership in payment services

Wirecard and Crédit Agricole Payment Services launch together innovative digital payment services in France and other European countries Both market leaders will shape the future of digital commerce together Aschheim (Munich)/Paris, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Crédit Agricole Payment Services (CAPS), a … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank: four new representatives of the shareholders to be elected to the Supervisory Board at the AGM on May 24, 2018

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DE/NYSE: DB) will submit a proposal to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 24, 2018 for four new representatives of the shareholders to be elected … Read the full press release

Janus Henderson’s middle and back office operations in the US transferred to BNP Paribas

New York and Denver, USA, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas Securities Services, a leading global custodian with over $11.3 trillion in assets under custody, and Janus Henderson Investors (NYSE:JHG, ASX:JHG), today announced that Janus Henderson’s middle and back office operations in … Read the full press release

EBRD loans €5 million to microfinance provider MKF Partner in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Loan to microfinance provider MKF Partner will be invested in residential sector EBRD loan of up to €5 million to MKF Partner, a microfinance institution Energy efficiency loans to residents and vendors of green technology Increasing availability of finance to … Read the full press release

Saxo Bank strongly welcomes ESMA’s measures in relation to the provision of CFDs to retail clients

COPENHAGEN, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saxo Bank, the leading fintech specialist focused on multi-asset trading and investing, strongly welcomes ESMA’s recently announced measures  in relation to the provision of CFDs to retail clients. The measures include caps on leverage which Saxo Bank … Read the full press release

Marloes Sengers will be responsible for the company-wide HR policy of APG

HEERLEN, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marloes Sengers (36) has been appointed Human Resources Director by APG’s Executive Board from April 1, 2018. In this position, she is responsible for the company-wide HR policy of APG, fulfilling a crucial role in the … Read the full press release

University of York: SMEs in York, North Yorkshire and East Riding can apply for EU grants to help them innovate

A funding scheme managed by the University of York has awarded grants totalling more than half a million pounds – resulting in the creation of 18 jobs. YORK, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Small to medium sized businesses in York, North Yorkshire … Read the full press release

NAC places US$486 million of unsecured debt to refinance aircraft within its portfolio

Billund, Denmark, 27-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NAC has recently completed the placement of US$486m of unsecured debt through US$381 million Senior Unsecured Private Placement issuance and an US$105 million Unsecured Schuldschein offering. These issuances consist of 3,5,7,8, and ten-year tranches. … Read the full press release

EBRD and ING Romania to loan EUR 96 million to logistics park CTPark near by Bucharest

EBRD and ING financing supports resource-efficient warehouses LONDON, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD and ING Romania are joining forces to finance the logistics park CTPark, situated on the A1 Bucharest-Pitesti motorway and 2 km away from the Romanian capital. The financiers have … Read the full press release

EBRD takes part in the US$ 51 million private placement of Mabion S.A.

Participation in private placement as a cornerstone investor EBRD participates in US$ 51m equivalent private placement of Mabion Mabion is leading biotechnology company in Poland EBRD to invest US$ 18 million (PLN 61.4 million) LONDON, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD … Read the full press release

Dai Nippon Printing (DNP) to leverage Gemalto’s facial biometric authentication solution for its mobile banking apps

AMSTERDAM, 23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced that it has been selected by Dai Nippon Printing (DNP), a financial solutions provider in Japan, to make mobile banking transactions easier to use. Leveraging Gemalto’s facial biometric … Read the full press release

Gemalto: PSD2 (Payment Services Directive 2) offers European banks a unique opportunity to deliver digital innovation, robust protection and seamless user experience

Company favors an adaptive approach response to demands for Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), Transaction Risk Analysis (TRA), Risk Management and Open APIs (Application Programing Interfaces) AMSTERDAM, 23-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, believes that the … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) to provide EUR 300 million to the Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. for infrastructure, social housing and energy efficiency in Netherlands

PARIS, 22-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved a €300 million loan to the Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V.(NWB Bank) in order to finance public infrastructure, social housing and energy efficiency investments across the Netherlands.  NWB Bank provides loans to … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) loans EUR 75 million to Hungarian Development Bank (MFB) for MSMEs, infrastructure and education

PARIS, 22-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) approved a €75 million loan to the Hungarian Development Bank (MFB) to provide a credit line to MSMEs and finance projects in municipal infrastructure development and the education sector. The … Read the full press release

New management appointments at CACEIS’s Private Equity division

PARIS, 21-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CACEIS’s specialised Private Equity division has experienced massive growth over the past few years due to the group’s strategy of heavy investment in market-leading software, highly-attractive services such as bridge financing facilities, and its skilled … Read the full press release

CACEIS: TEEPI won the Innovation Award at Global Custodian’s 2018 Leaders in Custody Awards in London

PARIS, 20-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CACEIS received the Innovation Award for TEEPI (Tailored Electronic Exchange Platform for Investors) at Global Custodian’s 2018 Leaders in Custody Awards ceremony held on 15th March in London. The collaborative TEEPI platform – a financial tool … Read the full press release

CaixaBank becomes the first Spanish bond issuer to place a Euro issue callable after 8 years

CaixaBank returned to the Additional Tier 1 capital markets, becoming the first Spanish issuer to place a Euro issue callable after 8 years, having marked a new milestone in the Spanish market in 2017 with its inaugural 7-year issuance. This … Read the full press release

NIB to loan EUR 42 million to Tine SA for the construction of its new dairy in Bergen, Norway

NIB and the Norwegian dairy company Tine SA have signed a loan agreement of NOK 400 million (EUR 42 million), with a 12-year maturity, on financing the construction of Tine’s new dairy in Bergen, Norway. In order to save energy, waste … Read the full press release

Dutch development bank FMO loans USD 10 million to microfinance organisation VisionFund International (VFI)

THE HAGUE, 13-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — FMO, the Dutch development bank, has provided a five-year loan of USD 10 million to VisionFund International (VFI), a global microfinance organisation. This transaction will benefit the end clients of VFI’s microfinance institutions (MFIs) … Read the full press release