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Henkel reports 2018 preliminary sales of 19.9 billion euro

Implementation of Henkel 2020+ well under way Preliminary results 2018: Good performance despite significant headwinds Stepping up investments in brands and innovations to capture growth opportunities in consumer businesses and accelerate digital transformation Outlook for fiscal 2019 reflecting increased growth … 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, 14 – 18 January 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 21-Jan-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

Stora Enso 4Q and FY 2018 Financial Results: Webcast and press conference for media will take place at Stora Enso’s Head Office in Helsinki

HELSINKI, 18-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Stora Enso will publish its fourth quarter and full year 2018 Financial Results on Friday 1 February 2019 at approximately 09.30 Finnish time (08.30 CET). The following events will take place later that day: 1) Press … Read the full press release

Central Bank of Ireland Deputy Governor Ed Sibley outlined the Central Bank’s strategic priorities for the next three years in the context of the safety and soundness of the financial system

Resilience of the financial system will remain a key focus for the Central Bank over the next three years A hard Brexit will be damaging for Ireland, but short-term ‘cliff-edge’ stability risks to the financial system are manageable Legislation is … Read the full press release

UniCredit’s Core bank NPE ratio was 4.3% in Q3 2018, in line with its EBA sample peers

MILAN, 16-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Statement with reference to recent media reporting on the non-binding recommendation of the ECB to all banks directly supervised by the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) regarding the coverage of the secured and unsecured NPL stock: Since … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V.: Exercise of stock options by a PDMR in accordance with the stock option plan approved by the Company for the Romanian employees of the Group in 2017

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform the market and its investors that, on 13 January 2019, Mrs. Smaranda Ștreangă, Co-Chief Financial Officer of the Company, exercised her stock option with respect to 3,000 class … Read the full press release

Report of legal acts concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in accordance with Romanian Law no. 24/2017 and FSA Regulation no. 5/2018 for December 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on January 15, 2019, the Report regarding legal acts concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in December 2018 or in other period and effective in December … Read the full press release

Sixteen European companies join forces to push forward the development of sustainable finance

PARIS, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — One year after the Paris Green Bond Pledge, published to mark 2017 Climate Finance Day, sixteen European companies (EDF, EDP, ENEL, ENGIE, Ferrovie Dello Stato Italiane, Iberdrola, Icade, Ørsted, RATP, SNCF Réseau, Société du Grand Paris, … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V.: resolution of the Board of Directors to convert class 1,200,000 A shares into an equal number of class B shares for the purpose of the ongoing employees and directors stock option plans

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform the market and its investors that, on 14 January 2019, the Board of Directors of the Company decided to convert 1,200,000 class A shares held by the Company … Read the full press release

DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol between 07 – 11 January 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 14-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Natixis to support low-carbon and climate resilient economy by joining the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Partners Program

Natixis has joined the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Partners Program to support investment towards a low-carbon and climate resilient economy. PARIS/LONDON, 14-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Natixis has joined the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Partners Program, an international network of financial actors … Read the full press release

Continental’s 4Q bolstered in part by strong sales of winter tires and the positive market development in the non-automotive industrial business

Stable operating performance in fourth quarter as expected Annual sales rise to around €44.4 billion (organic growth at about 3 percent) Adjusted EBIT for the year: around €4.1 billion (margin at about 9.2 percent) Free cash flow was higher than … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY to acquire a leading supplier of electronic and mechanical key management systems in the US

STOCKHOLM, 14-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire KEYper Systems, a leading supplier of electronic and mechanical key management systems in the US with a strong presence in the automotive segment. KEYper Systems was established in … Read the full press release

Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis): Im Jahr 2018 wurden in Deutschland 1,9 % weniger Zigaretten versteuert als im Jahr 2017

Versteuerte Mengen aller anderen Tabakarten gestiegen WIESBADEN, 14-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Im Jahr 2018 wurden in Deutschland 1,9 % weniger Zigaretten versteuert als im Jahr 2017. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt (Destatis) weiter mitteilt, stiegen dagegen die versteuerten Mengen aller anderen Tabakwaren. Im … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV: Announcement of the Conference Call for the 2018 Preliminary financial results. Update to the 2019 Company’s Financial Calendar

BUCHAREST, Romania, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform the investors and the market regarding an update to the Company’s Financial Reporting Calendar for 2019, with respect to the date of the Conference Call for the 2018 … Read the full press release

A.M. Best Rating Services upgraded Generali’s Long–Term Issuer Credit Rating to “a+” from “a”

TRIESTE, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — AM Best announced today that it has upgraded Generali’s Long–Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long–Term ICR) to “a+” from “a” and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A (Excellent). The outlook of the Long-Term ICR … Read the full press release

CIB Capital Markets Strategist Tom Joyce comments on US-China Policy Escalation & Markets in the January issue of C-SPACE

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The United States and China are at a crossroad in what has become the most important bilateral relationship of the 21st Century, CIB Capital Markets Strategist Tom Joyce said in the January issue of … Read the full press release

Swiss National Bank (SNB) will report a loss in the order of CHF 15 billion for the 2018 financial year

Confederation and cantons to receive distribution of CHF 2 billion ZURICH, 09-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — According to provisional calculations, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) will report a loss in the order of CHF 15 billion for the 2018 financial year. The … Read the full press release

KfW Research: there are currently 154,000 ‘young’ social entrepreneurs in Germany at the helm of 108,000 businesses

KfW Research presents first study about young social entrepreneurs For 154,000 social entrepreneurs, social contribution matters more than earning an income Social entrepreneurs start up more often with new-to-market and technological innovations than the average They are more likely to … Read the full press release

A new Government Emergency Ordinance imposing additional corporate taxes with impact on the telecommunications sector in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania, 08-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — We would like to inform the market and our investors that, on 29 December 2018, an Emergency Government Ordinance no 114/2018 (the “GEO 114/2018”) establishing, amongst others, certain budgetary and tax measures was published … Read the full press release

China’s largest bank ICBC awarded Gemalto a three-year agreement to continue supplying contactless cards

SINGAPORE, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Gone are the days where cash was king in China. According to China Tech Insights’ report last year, 74 percent of Chinese consumers said they could live for more than a month with only 100 RMB (which is … Read the full press release

DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol between 31 December 2018-04 January 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 07-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Funds advised by Triton to acquire the companies behind the brand Dantaxi 4×48

COPENHAGEN/VIRUM, 04-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Funds advised by Triton (“Triton”) has completed the acquisition of the companies commonly referred to under the brand Dantaxi 4×48. Terms of the transaction are not disclosed. Dantaxi 4×48 was a haulier-owned Danish taxi company created … 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, 24-28 Dec 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 31-12-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

UniCredit and SACE SIMEST support Venchi’s € 9 million capital increase of its subsidiary Venchi Greater China Ltd. of Hong Kong

ROME, 28-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit and SACE SIMEST, the export and internationalization hub of the CDP Group, support the international expansion of Venchi, par excellence symbol of Italian high-quality chocolate and ice cream. Double initiative to support the famous company, originally from Turin, which … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö: 2,832 Offer Shares subscribed for without subscription rights in Sweden registered with the Finnish Trade Register

This stock exchange release may not be published or distributed, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in or into Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore or the United States or any other country where … Read the full press release

Barclays research: getting ahead with your Christmas prep in the Boxing Day and January sales can be well worth it

Shopping for the following Christmas in the Boxing Day and January sales could save you £13,000 across your lifetime One in three Brits (34%) admit that they have done all their Christmas shopping in the Boxing Day and January sales … Read the full press release

Olympique et Paralympique : Ma Belle Tribu met à l’honneur le sport à l’école en organisant un appel à projets sur cette thématique

PARIS, 26-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dans le cadre de la semaine Olympique et Paralympique organisée du 4 au 9 février 2019, Ma Belle Tribu, plateforme de financement participatif par le don initiée par la CASDEN Banque Populaire, met à l’honneur le … 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, 17-21 Dec 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 24-12-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 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

US Customer Data Platform authority David Raab to Host First CDP Workshop in Belgium

BRUSSELS, 21-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today’s marketers have more data available than ever but struggle to pull it together in a usable format. Customer Data Platform (CDP) technology offers the promise to solve this problem by offering easy-to-deploy systems resulting … Read the full press release