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Deutsche Bank’s Investment Bank in Asia racks in three house awards at this year’s Risk.Net’s Asia Risk awards

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 11-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (ETR: DBK), a Frankfurt based multinational investment bank and financial services company, has announced its Investment Bank in Asia has topped UK trade publication Risk.Net’s Asia Risk awards this year with … Read the full press release

EQT to support idealista’s next stage of growth

EQT IX to acquire the leading online real estate classifieds platform in Southern Europe idealista (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 10-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The EQT IX fund announces that it has agreed to invest in idealista (“the Company”) by acquiring majority … Read the full press release

PKN ORLEN announces commitment to achieve emission neutrality by 2050

(PRESS RELEASE) PŁOCK, 9-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Polish oil refiner and petrol retailer PKN ORLEN is the first oil company in Central Europe to declare plans to achieve emission neutrality by 2050. In order to reach this goal, by 2030 … Read the full press release

EBRD helps Turkish businesses overcome coronavirus crisis with new US$ 54 million loan to Isbank

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 8-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) expands access to finance for Turkish businesses to help them recover from the pandemic, with a new US$ 54 million loan to Isbank, the largest … Read the full press release

Galata Chemicals to produce Tin Stabilizers and Intermediates at Dahej, India

(PRESS RELEASE) LAMPERTHEIM, Germany, 3-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Galata Chemicals, a leading global producer of plastic additives, announced the commissioning of its newest Tin Stabilizer production facility in Dahej, India. This facility will produce Methyl, Butyl, and Octyl Tin Stabilizers, … Read the full press release

ECE undergoes restructuring; becomes ECE Group by January 1, 2021

ECE transforms from a former shopping-center developer to a broad-based real-estate and investment group (PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 2-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ECE is restructuring and as of January 1, 2021 will be an integrated group of companies in the real-estate … Read the full press release

Aktia Life Insurance’s Director of Business Development Riikka Luukko becomes the insurer’s new CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 31-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnish Aktia Life Insurance, part of Aktia Bank (HEL: AKTIA), has announced it will have a new CEO beginning of 1 September, 2020. The insurer’s current Director of Business Development and Board member … Read the full press release

Savills announces successful first ever August auction

Savills first August auction had a success rate of 86%, ultimately raising over EUR 22 million (£20m) (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global real estate services provider Savills held its first ever August auction on 25 August that … Read the full press release

Stadler to supply 24 TRAMLINK streetcars plus option for 19 more to Jenaer Nahverkehr as part of 24 years contract

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 26-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler, a Swiss train maker with over 75 years of experience, has announced it will deliver 24 streetcars of the TRAMLINK type with an option for up to 19 additional vehicles to Jenaer … Read the full press release

ABP further invests in Newport to meet future demand and maintain leading position as general cargo port in Wales

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 25-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK’s leading and best-connected port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested nearly EUR 4.5 Million (£4 million) to enhance operations at the Port of Newport. As the UK continues to come … Read the full press release

Barclays to accelerate its European Equity Capital Market franchise growth with new appointment

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 24-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational investment bank Barclays appoints Manuel Esteve as Head Of Equity Capital Markets, Continental Europe. Based in London, Manuel will report to Tom Johnson, Head Of Equity Capital Markets EMEA. Manuel has … Read the full press release

Kieran Doran to lead Barclays’ Aerospace & Defense Investment Banking

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational investment bank and financial services company Barclays announces the appointment of Kieran Doran as a Managing Director in Aerospace & Defense Investment Banking. Based in New York, Mr. Doran will report … Read the full press release

New appointment at Barclays to further develop cross-border opportunities for global clients

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational investment bank Barclays announces the appointment of Philipp Gillmann as a Managing Director and Head of Logistics Banking EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). Reporting to Peter Kimpel, Head of … Read the full press release

Eleven Awards for Deutsche Bank in Asia during 2020 a testimony to its truly market-leading offering in APAC

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 19-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German multinational investment bank and financial services company Deutsche Bank (ETR: DBK) has announced it won Best Corporate Trust Bank in APAC and Best Domestic Custodian in four regional markets. The Asset Magazine, … Read the full press release

Barclays’ new NDF algorithms put the bank at the forefront of a significant evolution in FX algos

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 18-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British universal bank Barclays (LSE: BARC / NYSE: BCS) has announced the launch of new non-deliverable forwards (NDF) algorithms on the BARX electronic trading platform. The NDF algorithms are the latest addition to … Read the full press release

South African leading R&D seeds company Sensako now part of Syngenta Seeds

Sensako is a leading South African R&D seeds company with a strong wheat market position Acquisition will accelerate Syngenta Seeds’ entry into South African seeds market Allows Syngenta Seeds to accelerate introduction of Viptera trait technology to address fall armyworm … Read the full press release

Immune-mediated diseases biopharmaceutical Principia Biopharma Inc. acquired by Sanofi for approximately EUR 3.1 billion ($3.68 billion)

Further strengthens core R&D areas of autoimmune and allergic diseases Provides full control of brain-penetrant BTK inhibitor SAR442168 in multiple sclerosis (MS), making commercialization more efficient and eliminating future royalty payments Allows expansion of SAR442168 development program into other central … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces the release of the H1 2020 Financial Results

Digi Communications NV announces the release of the H1 2020 Financial Results

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 14-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that H1 2020 financial results are available on the Company’s website. For details, please see: https://www.digi-communications.ro/en/investor-relations/shares/financial-results-shares About Digi Communications NV We are a European … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp CEO Martina Merz on first 9 months 2019/2020: business came through the crisis slightly better than initially feared in Q3 overall

Weeks of stoppages and slump in auto sector impact in particular materials and components businesses Structural challenges continue to weigh on steel business Sales of continuing operations after 9 months down 15 percent year-on-year Adjusted EBIT in Q3 significantly negative … Read the full press release

Longstanding PRI signatory Dutch entrepreneurial development bank (FMO) achieved the highest scores possible across the board in the 2020 UNPRI Assessment Report

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 11-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading impact investor FMO (Dutch development bank) has announced it has scored A+ across the board in 2020’s UNPRI Assessment Reports for its investor signatories. The PRI (Principles for Responsible Investing) is … Read the full press release

EBRD and KfW IPEX-Bank finance new plant for innovative car batteries to support e-mobility in Poland

EBRD and KfW IPEX-Bank provide EUR 135 million loan for new Johnson Matthey plant in Poland Facility will produce innovative materials for electric car batteries Next step towards larger use of electric vehicles (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 7-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces Investors Call on the Financial Results for H1 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 7-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on 14 August 2020 (at 14:00 UK time / 16:00 EEST – Romania local time) it will host a conference call to discuss … Read the full press release

Skanska purchased 11,500 square meters of land in Houston from Houston Westmont LP for USD 27 million

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 5-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska, one of the leading construction and development companies with substantial activities in the United States, has announced it has acquired some 11,500 square meters of land in Houston, TX, from Houston Westmont … Read the full press release

Leadec to acquire electrical engineering firm based in strategically important electromobility location

(PRESS RELEASE)STUTTGART/ BRANDENBURG AN DER HAVEL, 4-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Stuttgart based leader in technical services for the automotive and manufacturing industries Leadec has announced it will acquire Precis Maschinen und Anlagen Service GmbH based in Brandenburg an der Havel … Read the full press release

Henkel to acquire a 75 percent stake in the company that owns the fast-growing premium direct-to-consumer brands: Hello Body, Banana Beauty and Mermaid+Me

Further expanding digital D2C platforms in the beauty segment Leveraging 1:1 relationships to capture superior consumer insights Adding strong digital capabilities and unique brand building expertise (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 31-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German chemical and consumer goods company Henkel … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric supports new venture that will expedite production capacity of low-carbon batteries in southern Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 30-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric together with its partners EIT InnoEnergy and the GROUPE IDEC support Verkor, a French industrial company in its aim to amplify battery cell production in Europe. The new venture will accelerate … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the publishing of Independent Limited Assurance Report issued by the external auditor of the Company on 30 July 2020 regarding the information included in the current reports issued by the Company under Law 24/2017 (Article 82) and FSA Regulation no. 5/2018

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 30-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on July 30, 2020, the Independent Limited Assurance Report issued by the external auditor of the Company on 30 July 2020 regarding the … Read the full press release

New Customer Data Platform Options Emerge During Pandemic Slowdown: CDP Institute Report

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(PRESS RELEASE) SWARTHMORE, PA, U.S.A., 28-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Customer Data Platform industry continued to grow in the first half of 2020, but at a slower pace as cautious buyers absorbed pandemic-related budget cuts and assessed new entries from … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces The Competition Council authorized the economic concentration accomplished by the Company’s Romanian subsidiary („RCS&RDS”) by gaining control over some of the assets held by Akta Telecom S.A., Digital Cable Systems S.A. and ATTP Telecommunications S.R.L.

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 27-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company would like to inform its investors and the market that on July 24, 2020, the Competition Council issued the decision no. 38/21.07.2020 („RCC Decision”), authorising the economic concentration acomplished by RCS&RDS … Read the full press release

Unilever 1H-2020: business demonstrates resilience; cash flow up; dividend maintained

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British-Dutch multinational consumer goods company Unilever has announced its results for the first half of 2020, which show that overall underlying sales declined 0.1%, with developed markets up 2.4% and emerging markets down … Read the full press release