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Investment Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Finalization of EDF-PGE asset disposal

PARIS, 16-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On the 13th November, 2017, EDF has finalized the disposal of EDF Polska assets (heat and electricity cogeneration and electricity generation)1 to PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA2 . This announcement is consecutive to the fulfillment of all regulatory approvals … Read the full press release

#SUCCESVOL #VERHUIZEN: VERHUIZEN NAAR HET BUITENLAND

BELASTINGADVIES EN DIGITAAL VERMOGEN GROOTSTE BEKOMMERNIS VOOR GROEIENDE SEGMENT VAN VERHUIZENDE VERMOGENDEN LUXEMBURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Uit nieuw onderzoek van The OneLife Company blijkt dat het verzekeren dat beleggingen fiscaal efficiënt zijn en het beheren van internationale fiscale verplichtingen … Read the full press release

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#REUSSIR SON #EXPATRIATION: LE PARCOURS DE L’EXPATRIATION

LE CONSEIL FISCAL ET LES SERVICES NUMÉRIQUES DE GESTION DU PATRIMOINE EN HAUT DES PRIORITÉS DU SECTEUR EN PLEINE CROISSANCE DE L’EXPATRIATION DES HNWIs LUXEMBOURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Il ressort de la nouvelle étude de The OneLife Company, que … Read the full press release

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#SUCCESS IN #RELOCATION: THE RELOCATION JOURNEY

TAX ADVICE AND DIGITAL WEALTH FRONT OF MIND FOR GROWING HNW RELOCATOR SEGMENT LUXEMBOURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New research from The OneLife Company reveals that ensuring investments are tax efficient and managing international tax commitments are among the top … Read the full press release

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London Stock Exchange Group: MTS and UnaVista to offer regulatory reporting solution for firms who execute Securities Financing Transactions (SFTs)

Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) expected to go live in 2019 SFTR will require firms to report transactions including repo trades to an approved EU trade repository Firms trading on MTS’s new Global Collateral Management segment can utilise UnaVista’s Trade … Read the full press release

The standalone tower businesses of Vodafone India and Idea Cellular sold to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited for US$1.2 billion

LONDON, 14-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone India and Idea Cellular Limited (“Idea”)[1] have separately agreed to sell their respective standalone tower businesses in India to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited (“ATC TIPL”, formerly Viom)[2] for an aggregate enterprise value of … Read the full press release

Volkswagen to produce new SUV in Pacheco, Argentina: to create 2,500 jobs

New SUV model for South America to roll off assembly line at Pacheco plant from 2020 Volkswagen brings further momentum to global SUV offensive President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, is guest at Volkswagen plant CEO Diess: “South America and Argentina … Read the full press release

New covered bonds legislation in Slovak Republic follows EBRD technical assistance project

New legislation follows technical assistance project LONDON, 13-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Slovak Republic has become a pioneer in creating the legal foundations for covered bonds with amendments to the relevant law in line with best practice recommendations by the European Banking Authority … Read the full press release

EBRD to provide US$ 100 million loan to National Bank for Foreign Economic Activity of Uzbekistan (NBU) in support of SMEs

Financing to support small local businesses and stimulate trade LONDON, 10-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Demonstrating the EBRD’s return to active support in Uzbekistan, the Bank is providing a major boost to local small and medium-sized businesses in the country, as well as … Read the full press release

EBRD supported Yereymentau Wind Farm in Kazakhstan registered as domestic carbon credit project under the country’s emissions trading system (ETS)

Bank-supported Yereymentau project first under emissions trading system LONDON, 10-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Yereymentau Wind Farm in Kazakhstan, a long-standing partner of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EBRD, has been registered as a domestic carbon credit project under the … Read the full press release

EBRD opens news office in in Tashkent, Uzbekistan; US$ 120 million for new projects

Bank opens office in Tashkent and provides US$ 120 million for new projects LONDON, 10-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the launch of a broad reform programme in Uzbekistan, the EBRD is taking its engagement with the Central Asian country to a new … Read the full press release

EBRD: joint programme to support energy efficiency investment in the residential housing sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bank and partners step up energy investment in residential housing sector LONDON, 09-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD, the European Union (EU) and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance have launched a joint programme to support energy efficiency investment in the residential housing sector in Bosnia … Read the full press release

SACE guarantees EUR100 million loan in favor of the İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM)

ROME/ISTANBUL, 08-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SACE has guaranteed a € 100 million loan, issued by Intesa Sanpaolo Group and ING Bank A.Ş., in favor of the İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM), the largest of the 30 metropolitan municipalities and main economic and financial center of Turkey. The … Read the full press release

Newcastle University lecturer Paul Stott: focusing entirely on naval ships and ignoring the commercial sector is a mistake

Newcastle upon Tyne, 07-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Experts call on the Government to put the past behind us and invest in an industry that could have positive economic and societal benefit in the 21st century. Thatcher not to blame for the … Read the full press release

Arla Foods to divest its eight per cent share in the Brazilian dairy company Vigor S.A.

Viby J, Denmark, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a change in ownership of Brazilian dairy company Vigor S.A., Arla Foods has decided to divest its eight per cent share in the company with immediate effect. Brazil’s leading dairy company Vigor S.A. … Read the full press release

Rabobank’s risk-weighted assets reduced by EUR 1 billion

Transaction contributes to further optimisation of balance sheet Utrecht, Netherlands, 03-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rabobank has transferred part of the risk on its commercial credit portfolio involving loans to business customers in Europe and North America amounting to EUR 3 … Read the full press release

Standard and Poor’s (S&P) reaffirmed the BBB- rating of REN – Redes Energéticas Nacionais

LISBON, 02-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The North American financial rating agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P) reaffirmed the BBB- rating given to REN – Redes Energéticas Nacionais, also maintaining the “positive” perspective, thus demonstrating its trust in the company’s future. The financial … Read the full press release

Royal Philips commences EUR 150 million share repurchase program

AMSTERDAM, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced that it is initiating a share repurchase program for an amount of up to EUR 150 million to cover its obligations arising from its long-term incentive and employee stock … Read the full press release

Dr. Daniel Asraf: Gemalto’s fresh investment in R&D is building on Cogent’s proven ability to deliver outstanding biometric identification solutions

AMSTERDAM, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto, the world leader in digital security maintains its track record of investing in acquired business. The company’s ambitious development program includes the release of Gemalto CABIS 7, designed to enable law enforcement and other government … Read the full press release

Equistone: Concept Life Sciences acquires Edinburgh-based Aquila BioMedical

LONDON, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Concept Life Sciences (Concept), the integrated drug discovery, development and analytical services company backed by Equistone Partners Europe (Equistone), has acquired Edinburgh-based Aquila BioMedical (Aquila), to bolster its discovery capabilities. Aquila is an innovative pre-clinical contract … Read the full press release

Orkla Food Ingredients to acquire 100% of the shares in Arne B. Corneliussen AS

OSLO, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Idun Industri AS, Orkla Food Ingredients has signed an agreement to purchase 100% of the shares in Arne B. Corneliussen AS (“Arne B. Corneliussen”), a leading manufacturer and supplier to the … Read the full press release

INEOS Finance plc launches EUR 500,000,000 senior secured notes due 2025

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FP WHEB Sustainability Fund won “Best Natural Resources and Sustainability Fund” at the 2017 Specialist Investment Awards

LONDON, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — We are delighted to announce that the FP WHEB Sustainability Fund has won “Best Natural Resources and Sustainability Fund” at the 2017 Specialist Investment Awards, hosted by Investment Week. According to the judges, the FP WHEB … Read the full press release

Funds advised by Triton to acquire heat exchange products producer Rocore Group in US

Frankfurt (Germany)/Indianapolis (USA), 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Funds advised by Triton (“Triton”) have signed an agreement to acquire Rocore Group, a leading US producer and supplier of heat exchange products. The business produces a variety of heat exchange products focussing on the … Read the full press release

NIB, Sparebank 1 SR-Bank to finance investments and environmental projects of SMEs in Norway

HELSINKI, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and Norway’s Sparebank 1 SR-Bank ASA have signed a six-year loan programme totaling EUR 120 million to finance investments and environmental projects for the country’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small mid-caps. The projects to be funded … Read the full press release

CapMan launches its first open-ended real estate fund with a non-UCITS structure

CapMan establishes new pan-Nordic open-ended real estate fund HELSINKI, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan establishes a new pan-Nordic real estate fund, CapMan Nordic Property Income Fund (“CMNPI”), which is CapMan’s first open-ended real estate fund with a non-UCITS structure. CapMan … Read the full press release

CapMan: EUR 210,000, donated to the Tukikummit foundation

The CapMan procurement service CaPS and its networks raised EUR 210,000 for the Tukikummit foundation HELSINKI, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan’s procurement service CaPS collaborated with Tukikummit foundation to organise a charity event on 17 October 2017. The event contained two … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse reports positive interim balance of the Scale SME segment: trading volume more than doubled YoY

FRANKFURT, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Trading volumes more than doubled over prior-year period/Scale All Share Index up by 28 percent since March Deutsche Börse drew a positive interim balance of the Scale SME segment launched on 1 March 2017. The trading … Read the full press release

Clearstream and Deutsche WertpapierService Bank AG partner over the settlement of securities in a post-T2S world

FRANKFURT, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Clearstream, the post-trade services provider of Deutsche Börse Group, and Deutsche WertpapierService Bank AG (dwpbank), one of the largest securities services providers for Germany’s financial market, have entered into a strategic partnership regarding the settlement … Read the full press release

French Banking Federation (FBF) to appoint Olivier Mittelette as Head of the Investment Banking and Markets Department

PARIS, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The French Banking Federation (FBF) has announced the appointment of Olivier Mittelette as Head of the Investment Banking and Markets Department. Olivier Mittelette, 47, began his career as a lawyer at the law firm Price Waterhouse … Read the full press release