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Equistone to sell majority stake in PC gaming, eSports and tech products supplier, Caseking, to Gilde Buy Out Partners

LONDON, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Funds advised by Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors, have agreed to sell a majority stake in Caseking (“the company”), one of the leading European suppliers of PC gaming, … Read the full press release

CACEIS optimises order processing managed by the National Securities Clearing Corporation and Taiwan Depositary and Clearing Corporation platforms

PARIS, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CACEIS is enhancing the solutions which underpin its fund distribution offer in North America, Latin America and Asia, by optimising order processing managed by the National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC) and Taiwan Depositary and Clearing Corporation (TDCC) platforms … Read the full press release

Henkel enters the Chilean building materials market with the acquisition of Aislantes Nacionales S.A.

DÜSSELDORF, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire Aislantes Nacionales S.A., a major player in the Chilean tile adhesive and building materials market. Aislantes Nacionales S.A. is a privately-owned company specialized in manufacturing and marketing a wide … Read the full press release

ABP announces construction of a new £15 million multi-storey vehicle terminal at the Port of Southampton

LONDON, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction of a new vehicle terminal has been announced at the Port of Southampton, as the latest phase a £50 million investment by ABP. The new £15 million multi-storey facility will be built in the Eastern … 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, 9-13 July 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the FSA 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

Edizione completes the acquisition of a 29.9% stake in Cellnex Telecom S.A.

TREVISO, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Edizione S.r.l. (“Edizione”) has completed the acquisition of a 29.9% stake in Cellnex Telecom S.A. (“Cellnex”) from Abertis Infrastructuras S.A. The transaction has been executed through the newly established company ConnecT S.p.A. (“ConnecT”) for a price … Read the full press release

BP Ventures invests £1.5 million in Voltaware

Investment will support digital energy monitoring and management LONDON, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP Ventures, in support of BP Alternative Energy’s strategy in low-carbon power, storage and digital energy, has invested £1.5 million in Voltaware, whose innovative energy monitor offers … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank China with approval to underwrite corporate bonds in China’s Inter-bank Bond Market (CIBM)

Deutsche Bank today announced that it has received approval from the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors (NAFMII) to underwrite corporate bonds in China’s Inter-bank Bond Market (CIBM). Frankfurt am Main, Germany/Hong Kong, Beijing, China 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Assicurazioni Generali and Generali Deutschland to sell the majority stake of Generali Leben to Viridium Gruppe

Agreed vision for an innovative industrial partnership with Viridium Gruppe for the sustainable management of the Generali Leben Life portfolio. Total evaluation for 100% of Generali Leben up to €1 bln, incl. €125 mln as earn out in case of … 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, 2-6 July 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 09-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the FSA 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

FGH Bank sells approximately EUR 1.3 billion loan portfolio to RNHB B.V.

UTRETCH, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — FGH Bank has sold a part of its loan portfolio with an outstanding balance of approximately EUR 1.3 billion to RNHB B.V. Regulatory approvals have been obtained and the consultation process with the employee representative … Read the full press release

we.trade demonstrates the power of blockchain technology during first live trades on the platform

UTRETCH, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — we.trade today (3 July 2018) confirmed that the first live trades have taken place on the platform. Over the last week several companies have executed trades, via 5 banks. These trades signify the first commercially viable … Read the full press release

Ericsson inaugurates 5G Center of Excellence and Innovation Lab at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi

Inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister of Communications (I/C) and Minister of State for Railways, Govt. of India – Shri Manoj Sinha CoE established to fast-track 5G deployments in the country by bringing together telecom ecosystems, academia, industry and start-ups Ericsson … Read the full press release

ABB strengthens #2 global position in electrification with the completion of GE Industrial Solutions acquisition

Expands access to attractive North American market Operational EPS1 accretive in year one Expected annual cost synergies of approximately $200 million in year five confirmed ZURICH, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB announced it has completed its acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions (GEIS), … 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 between 25-29 June 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the Romanian National Securities Commission 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 … Read the full press release

Euler Hermes: Sweden’s exporting SMEs can now assess the credit worthiness of potential business partners in 24 European countries

Credable, a Swedish insurtech start-up which is part of Euler Hermes, offers an innovative new service: invoice insurance for SMEs, based on traditional trade credit insurance. Credable is now providing cover for Swedish SMEs in 24 European countries. In line … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas Securities Services to become the fund administration service provider for DWS’s actively-managed funds in Germany and Luxembourg

BNP Paribas Securities Services and DWS, one of the world’s leading asset managers, have entered into an agreement for BNP Paribas Securities Services to provide DWS with fund administration services, and DWS’s retail funds with depositary and custody services, in Germany and … Read the full press release

Glencore Energy to acquire 78% of ALE Combustíveis (ALE), the 4th largest fuel distributor in Brazil

São Paulo, Brazil, 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore Energy (Glencore), through its subsidiary in Brazil, has signed an agreement to acquire 78% of ALE Combustíveis (ALE). Completion of the transaction is subject to the approval of CADE (Administrative Council for Economic … Read the full press release

UniCredit to increase its strategic stake to 10.3 per cent in Kepler Cheuvreux

MILAN, 29-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit (acting through UniCredit Bank AG) today announced that, following seven  years of highly successful partnership in equity capital markets (ECM) activities, it will increase its strategic stake in Kepler Cheuvreux, the leading Pan European … Read the full press release

EQT to acquire Zemax Software Holdings, LLC., global provider of optical and illumination design software

EQT to support the continued growth of Zemax by leveraging EQT’s global network, experience in scaling businesses and history of developing enterprise software leaders STOCKHOLM, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington Capital”) and EQT Mid Market US GP B.V. … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the publishing of Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol between 18-22 June 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. announces the publishing of Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol between 18-22 June 2018. In accordance with the … Read the full press release

Austria’s oldest listed company PORR AG will be added into the leading Austrian index ATX

VIENNA, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The construction company PORR AG will be added into the leading Austrian index ATX on 26 June 2018. Austria’s oldest listed company will be included in the ATX for the first time in its history. The extraordinary … Read the full press release

FMO: Climate Investor One reaches third close at USD 535 million

Climate Investor One has reached third close at USD 535 million. This innovative blended finance facility provides funding for renewable energy projects in the wind, solar and run-of-river hydro sectors in developing countries . THE HAGUE, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Climate Investor One seeks … Read the full press release

ING Ventures invests in fintech company, TradeIX

ING Ventures, the venture capital arm of ING Bank, announced today (21 June) that it will invest in UK-based API and blockchain powered company, TradeIX. AMSTERDAM, 22-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ING Ventures led a USD 16 million Series A investment into TradeIX, alongside … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group strengthens partnership with QuantumScape to accelerate the commercialization of solid-state batteries

Objective of new joint venture with QuantumScape is the commercialization of innovative solid-state battery technology Volkswagen is the largest automotive shareholder in Stanford spin-off QuantumScape Corporation Volkswagen Group will take a seat on the board of QuantumScape WOLFSBURG, 22-Jun-2018 — … Read the full press release

Societe Generale acquires French fintech Lumo, a renewable energy crowdfunding solution pioneer

PARIS, 22-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lumo is a French fintech that since 2012 has been combining leading expertise in crowdfunding and renewable energies to accelerate the energy transition. It gives individuals and companies the opportunity to help finance a selection of … Read the full press release

ENGIE to reduce its global coal-fired generation installed capacity by 14% with the disposal of its 69.1% interest in Glow

La Défense, France, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 20, ENGIE signed a share purchase agreement with Global Power Synergy Public Company Ltd. (GPSC) for the sale of its 69.1% interest in Glow, an independent power producer listed on the Stock … Read the full press release

Generali completes sale of its entire shareholding in the Ireland-based Generali PanEurope to Life Company Consolidation Group

TRIESTE, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Assicurazioni Generali SpA announces that it has completed the sale of its entire shareholding in the Ireland-based Generali PanEurope to Life Company Consolidation Group (LCCG). The terms of the transaction are in line with the announcement of the … Read the full press release

Shell completes sale of its 15% shareholding in Malaysia LNG Tiga for $750 million

The HAGUE, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell Gas Holdings (Malaysia) Limited, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, announced today that it has completed the sale of its 15% shareholding in Malaysia LNG Tiga Sdn Bhd (MLNG Tiga) to the … 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 (June 11-15, 2018)

BUCHAREST, Romania, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with art. 150 of the Romanian National Securities Commission Regulation no. 1/2006 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (EU) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock … Read the full press release