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Investment Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Ahlstrom-Munksjö now a majority owner of Minglian New Materials Technology, a Chinese decor paper producer

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 14-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö (HEL: AM1), a global leader in fiber-based materials, has announced the completion of acquisition of a 60 percent stake in Minglian New Materials Technology Co., Ltd., a Chinese decor paper producer. As … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s British subsidiary ScottishPower to acquire 17 solar photovoltaic projects in the U.K. from Elgin Energy and Lightsource BP

Through ScottishPower, it has signed two deals to acquire 17 photovoltaic projects at an advanced stage of development, with a combined capacity of 800 MW. Commissioning will require an investment of approximately £500 million (circa €600 million) The company chaired … Read the full press release

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken lead manager for World Bank’s NOK 3.5 billion Sustainable Development bond issuance

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 14-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (STO: SEB-A) (SEB), a Swedish financial group leader on the Nordic market, has announced it was the lead manager for the recent NOK 3.5 billion (EUR 350 million) Sustainable … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval no longer a shareholder in Neles Oyj, flow control solutions provider for process industries

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 14-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has announced the divestment of its remaining holdings in Neles Oyj (HEL: NELES), a Finnish flow control solutions provider for … Read the full press release

Sven Baumann to lead Barclays Investment Banking in the DACH region

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays (LON: BARC), a British multinational universal bank, has announced that Sven Baumann will be appointed as Head of Investment Banking for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH). Mr Baumann will provide leadership and … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies and Amarenco top the ranking of developers by power won over the 13 slots of the AO CRE 4 ISB in France according Finergreen Analysis

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced the company through its joint venture with Amarenco, ranked #1 once again in the CRE 4 call for tenders, thus strengthening … Read the full press release

Equinor revised the Mariner field recoverable reserves estimate from 275 mmbbl to about 180 mmbbl

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 12-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy company active in more than 30 markets globally, has announced it had to revise the estimate of the total recoverable reserves in … Read the full press release

Lorenzo Peñalver to become the Investment Director of Hines in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 12-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Hines, one of the largest privately held real estate investors and managers in the world, has announced it appointed Lorenzo Peñalver as its Investment Director in Spain. Lorenzo has 16 years of experience … Read the full press release

Icade issues 8-year benchmark-size green bond to finance or refinance green assets and projects

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 12-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Icade (EPA: ICAD), a multinational integrated real estate player with a portfolio worth €14.8 billion and part of Caisse des dépôts et consignations, has announced the issuance of a 8-year benchmark-size green bond. … Read the full press release

Ørsted to buy 45 percent stake in what could become the world’s first large-scale sustainable e-methanol project

(PRESS RELEASE) FREDERICIA, 12-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), a Danish leading operator of offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, and bioenergy plants, has announced it will acquire 45 percent stake in FlagshipONE e-methanol project … Read the full press release

adidas to buy back shares for EUR 1 billion in 1Q2022 as part of its multi-year share buyback program

(PRESS RELEASE) HERZOGENAURACH, Germany, 10-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Adidas AG, a German multinational sportswear and workout clothes manufacturer, has announced the beginning of the first tranche of its multi-year share buyback program, as announced in December 2021, under which the … Read the full press release

EQT Private Equity sells its holdings in Dairy Queen and Papa John’s franchise operator in China

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 7-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — EQT, a purpose-driven global investment organization, has announced that EQT Mid Market fund has divested its holdings in CFB Group, a Chinese multi-brand food and beverage platform operator, to Fountainvest Partners, a Hong … Read the full press release

Symrise to buy a leading player in the manufacturing of sustainable egg proteins for the pet food industry

Acquisition ideally complements Symrise’s current pet food capabilities Schaffelaarbos, a leading manufacturer of sustainable egg proteins Ambition to become leading player in egg valorization, providing sustainable proteins to the pet food industry with a contribution to a positive circular food … Read the full press release

Aegon announces EUR 50 million share buyback program

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 7-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Aegon N.V. (AMS: AGN), Dutch multinational life insurance, pensions and asset management company, has announced it will repurchase common shares for EUR 50 million in order to meet its obligations resulting from … Read the full press release

Henkel Adhesive Technologies to invest in Smartz AG, a Swiss adult care IoT hardware and software medical startup

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 6-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), a German chemical and consumer goods company, has announced that Henkel Adhesive Technologies, the company’s adhesives, sealants and functional coatings business, has made an investment in Smartz AG, a medical … Read the full press release

Global migration of clients, technology and staff from Deutsche Bank’s Global Prime Finance and Electronic Equities businesses to BNP Paribas completed on schedule

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 5-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DB / NYSE: DB), Germany’s leading multinational investment bank and financial services company, and BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP), European Union’s leading bank, have announced the completion of the … Read the full press release

Orange to support Move Capital I fund in its goal of helping digital B2B startups emerge and ensure European technological sovereignty

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 4-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange S.A. (EPA: ORA), a French multinational telecommunications group, has announced that its holding company Orange Digital Investment will invest in the Move Capital I fund. The fund, a Kepler Cheuvreux Invest “Tech … Read the full press release

SCHOCK, a Triton Fund V portfolio company, to acquire Polish manufacturer of bathroom and kitchen products Marmorin

(PRESS RELEASE) REGEN, Germany/ WSHOWA, Poland, 4-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Triton Partners, a private equity investment firm with focus on medium-sized businesses across Europe, has announced that its Triton Fund V portfolio company, SCHOCK, an innovative manufacturer of quartz composite … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial begins trading on NYSE and Borsa Italiana’s Euronext Milan with stock ticker symbol CNHI

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI), a world-class equipment and services company that sustainably advances the noble work of agriculture and construction workers, has announced that the company has begun officially trading … Read the full press release

EQT VIII and Santo Holdings to acquire the stakes of EQT VI and its co-investors in Danish WS Audiology

EQT VIII and Santo Holdings to acquire EQT VI and its co-investors’ stakes in WS Audiology, the number one global pure play producer of hearing aids WS Audiology is supported by strong, underlying macro trends, such as a growing aging … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse Group AG ends its 2021 share buyback program under which it repurchased 25 million of its shares

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 3-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse Group AG, a global wealth manager, investment bank and financial services firm, has announced the completion of its 2021 share buyback program called The Share Repurchase Program, which began on January … Read the full press release

Skanska sold the third office building of the Generation Park complex in Warsaw, Poland, its first office skyscraper in CEE

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced the sale of the third office building of the Generation Park complex in Warsaw, Poland. The value of the deal … Read the full press release

HSBC’s deal for HSBC life China gets regulatory clearance

Pursuing full ownership underscores HSBC’s commitment to expanding business in China (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 30-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — HSBC Holdings plc, one of the world’s largest banking and financial services providers, has announced that its deal for the acquisition of … Read the full press release

EBRD to loan EUR 20 million to Bulgarian copper producer Sofia Med AD

EBRD €20 million loan to Sofia Med Funds to boost the capacity expansion investment Sofia Med to develop and implement a low-carbon strategy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 27-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral … Read the full press release

Norsk Hydro to upgrade the electrolysis cells at its aluminum plant in Årdal, Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced it will invest NOK 60 million (EUR 6 million) for the upgrade of the electrolysis cells … Read the full press release

Holcim positions itself as a full roofing provider with the purchase of US residential roofing market leader Malarkey Roofing Products

Malarkey is a proven growth engine in the highly profitable and growing US residential roofing market Highly regarded brand with leadership in innovation and sustainability in Holcim’s biggest market Complementary acquisition in roofing systems to achieve USD 4 billion Net … Read the full press release

The largest battery-based energy storage facility in France launches with power capacity of 61 MW and a total storage capacity of 61 MWh

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 21-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced the launch of what’s considered France’s largest battery-based energy storage facility in response to the grid stabilization needs. Located in Dunkirk, … Read the full press release

SUEZ closes the sale of two landfills and five transfer stations in Sydney to Cleanaway Waste Management Limited

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ Group, a French multinational company with over 160 years of expertise in water and waste management, has announced the completion of the divestment of two landfills and five transfer stations, collectively post … Read the full press release

Low-carbon aluminium: Deeside recycling plant in the UK expands recycling capacity with Hydro investment

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced it will financially support the expansion of its Deeside recycling plant in the UK with an … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas to sell its U.S. subsidiary Bank of the West, Inc. for EUR 14.4 billion to BMO Financial Group

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP), European Union’s leading bank, has announced the sale of its subsidiary in the United States  Bank of the West, Inc., the Group’s retail & commercial banking activities in the … Read the full press release