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Investment Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Saab AB shares buy-back: 444.000 own shares of series B repurchased during week 29-30 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab AB (STO: SAAB-B), leading company in the military defence and civil security markets, has announced the number of shares of series B it bought during week 29-30 2021 as part of the … Read the full press release

Hydro further invests at its Cressona facility in Pennsylvania

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 29-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces its EUR 41 million ($48.3 million) investment for asset modernization in Cressona, Pennsylvania, to support the growing transportation, distribution, and industrial market segments in North America. The company will continue its … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies acquires Bluecharge, the largest electric vehicle charging network in Singapore

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ SINGAPORE, 28-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies announces the acquisition of ‘Blue Charge’ from Bolloré Group. Upon the approval of the relevant authorities, TotalEnergies will manage and operate Singapore’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, with more than … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces that two of its subsidiaries entered into two facility agreements

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 27-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform its investors and the market that on 21 and 26 July 2021, the Company’s Romanian and Spanish subsidiaries, each acting as borrowers, entered … Read the full press release

Introducing Cap Expand Partners, Helping Business Leaders Break International Barriers

Sergio van Luijk, Managing Director at Cap Expand Partners

Cap Expand Partners assist international business leaders in acquiring companies in Europe (PRESS RELEASE) RIEMST, Belgium, 27-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Financial consulting company Cap Expand Partners are pleased to announce a fresh new approach to business acquisitions, financing, and exit strategies. … Read the full press release

Spectrum Auction: Vodafone Spain paid EUR 350 million for 2×10 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz band

(PRESS RELEASE) BERKSHIRE, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Spain, a mobile telecommunications operator in Spain and part of Vodafone Group Plc, has announced it has acquired 2×10 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz band from the Spanish Ministry of … Read the full press release

Schroders Capital managed fund aimed at European sub-investment grade infrastructure debt opportunities reached the €1 billion hard cap fundraising target

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 21-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders Capital, $65 billion AUM, 257 investment professionals, 19 offices worldwide, has announced that it has reached the €1 billion hard cap fundraising target for the Schroder Euro Enhanced Infrastructure Debt Fund II … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas completes Exane acquisition

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP), European Union’s leading bank, has announced the completion of the acquisition of Exane, one of the main investment companies in Europe. The banking group has now received all necessary … Read the full press release

AEA Investors LP managed funds to acquire 100 percent of Polygon Holding AB from Triton

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Triton advised by Triton Partners (“Triton”) has announced it has signed an agreement with funds managed by AEA Investors LP (“AEA”) for the sale of Polygon Holding AB. AEA, together with the management … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut opens its third factory in Russia

Further strengthening of presence in Russia The factory in Kaliningrad region will be the Group’s third in Russia Opening will further strengthen the presence of Barry Callebaut in the world’s third-largest chocolate confectionery market¹ Factory will be operational in August … Read the full press release

SHV acquires Kiwa a global player in the Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) industry

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 9-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s largest private trading groups, SHV announces that it has reached an agreement on the acquisition of Kiwa, currently owned by NPM Capital and the Kiwa management and employees. Kiwa … Read the full press release

Telenor Group divests its mobile operations in Myanmar to M1 Group

(PRESS RELEASE) FORNEBU, 8-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Telenor Group announces that it has entered into an agreement with M1 Group for the sale of 100 percent of its mobile operations in Myanmar. The transaction is worth of a total consideration of 105 million … Read the full press release

Citra Living: Lloyds Banking Group enters the private rental sector to help expand availability of quality and affordable homes in UK

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 7-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British financial institution, Lloyds Banking Group announces its entry into the private rental market by launching Citra Living, as part of its commitment to Helping Britain Recover and helping to expand the availability … Read the full press release

Personalised financial advice startup Radicant selects Swisscom and Finnova for technology and outsourcing support

(PRESS RELEASE) BERN, 6-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisscom announces that it has been chosen, together with Finnova, to provide the digital foundation for the strategic investment of the Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank. Radicant, a digital financial services provider specialising in sustainability, will … Read the full press release

SUEZ and FERMENTALG joint venture to accelerate development of Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU) solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 5-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SUEZ announces the creation of 50/50 joint venture with FERMENTALG aimed at accelerating the development and sale of solutions for the capture and bioconversion of CO2 (Carbon Capture and Utilization or CCU) by … Read the full press release

INEOS accelerates and diversifies its clean hydrogen strategy by investing in HydrogenOne

INEOS Energy has agreed to purchase 25 million shares in the forthcoming IPO of HydrogenOne Capital Growth plc, representing 10% of the target fund raise of £250 million. Brian Gilvary Executive Chairman of INEOS Energy said, “The INEOS investment in HydrogenOne will … Read the full press release

EBRD provides financing for digital transformation of electricity distribution network in Romania

RON-equivalent of €40 million to help build resilient electricity distribution network in Romania Digitalisation to lead to greater operational efficiency Smart grid will promote integration of renewable projects (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 2-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European Bank for Reconstruction and … Read the full press release

Cure for prostate cancer on the horizon

(PRESS RELEASE) FREIBURG, Germany, 1-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer. According to the American Cancer Association, 1 in every 8 men will be diagnosed with it in their lifetime. In 2018 around 1.2 million … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak to start production of tethered caps in its Châteaubriant plant in France by 2024

Tetra Pak announces a project to expand its Châteaubriant plant, in France, dedicated to the design and manufacturing of caps, while ensuring increased production capacity to enable the future transition to tethered caps. (PRESS RELEASE) LAUSANNE, 29-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Henkel Adhesive Technologies to invest in Additive Manufacturing pioneer ioTech

Adhesive Technologies to expand expertise for innovative electronics solutions (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 24-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel Adhesive Technologies, through its corporate venture capital arm Henkel Tech Ventures, has invested in ioTech, a UK-based start-up with an R&D footprint in … Read the full press release

Skanska sells 100 percent of PCI Skanska Inc. to Salas O’Brien

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 23-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it signed a binding Stock Purchase Agreement (“SPA”) for its 100 percent ownership of PCI Skanska Inc. (PCIS), a multi-discipline … Read the full press release

Euronext: Komplett goes public on Oslo Børs

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European stock exchange Euronext congratulates Komplett on its listing on Oslo Børs (ticker code: KOMPL). Komplett Group is a leading online-first electronics and IT products retailer with operations in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial acquires precision agriculture technology leader Raven Industries

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ SIOUX FALLS, SD, U.S.A., 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial will acquire 100% of the capital stock of the US-based leader in precision agriculture technology for US$58 per share, representing a 33.6% premium to the Raven Industries … Read the full press release

DNV expands into digital health market with the acquisition of Imatis

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces that it will acquire Norwegian digital health pioneer Imatis as first step in its new and ambitious expansion plan into the e-health market. Imatis provides digital solutions to hospitals, municipalities and … Read the full press release

EBRD appoints Elisabetta Falcetti as the new Head for Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces the appointment of Elisabetta Falcetti as the new Head in in central Europe and the Baltic states (CEB). EBRD President Odile Renaud-Basso has formally introduced … Read the full press release

Aegon names Allegra van Hövell-Patrizi as CEO of Aegon the Netherlands

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 15-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational life insurance, pensions and asset management company, Aegon announces the appointment of Allegra van Hövell-Patrizi (1974) as the new CEO of Aegon the Netherlands. Allegra succeeds Maarten Edixhoven and is … Read the full press release

Vestas divests its tower manufacturing facility in Pueblo, Colorado to CS Wind

(PRESS RELEASE) AARHUS, 3-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Danish manufacturer, seller, installer, and servicer of wind turbines, Vestas announces the divestiture of its tower manufacturing facility in Pueblo, Colorado, the last tower factory that it owns and operates. This transaction reflects … Read the full press release

Bouygues sells 2.96% of Alstom shares at a price of 45.35 euros per share

Not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in Canada, Australia or Japan (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 2-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Diversified services group Bouygues S.A. (“Bouygues”) has successfully sold its 11,000,000 shares in Alstom S.A. (“Alstom”), representing 2.96% of Alstom share capital, … Read the full press release

Equinor ASA nomination committee recommends its corporate assembly to re-elect all the shareholder elected members of Equinor ASA’s board of directors

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 1-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR),Norway-based energy company with a proud history (formerly Statoil), has announced that its nomination committee recommends its corporate assembly to re-elect all the shareholder elected members of Equinor ASA’s board … Read the full press release

French multinational oil and gas giant Total changes its name to TotalEnergies and its ticker to TTE across Euronext, LSE, NYSE

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 1-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Total, one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced a change in its name and a new stock ticker. The Company’s Ordinary and Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders decided on May 28, 2021 … Read the full press release