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ENGIE sells 49% equity interest in 2.3 GW US renewables portfolio to Hannon Armstrong

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DÉFENSE, 2-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational electric utility company, ENGIE signs agreement with Hannon Armstrong (NYSE:HASI), a leading investor in climate change solutions, for the sale of 49% equity interest in a 2.3 GW US renewables … Read the full press release

Schroders strengthens its private assets and real estate offerings with the acquisition of majority stake in Pamfleet

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 1-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational asset management company, Schroders has reached an agreement to acquire majority stake in a value-add real estate investment manager, Pamfleet. Pamfleet, with offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore, currently has … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo and Nexi strategic agreement received all authorisations from the competent authorities

(PRESS RELEASE) TURIN/ MILAN, 30-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italian banking group Intesa Sanpaolo has announced that its strategic agreement related to payment systems with Nexi, an Italian bank that specialises in payment systems, has just been finalised with all the … Read the full press release

AB Volvo number of votes changed due to Series A to Series B shares conversion

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 30-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedish multinational industrial company Volvo Group has announced there is a change in the number of votes in AB Volvo due to the conversion of a total of 1 837 139 Series A … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces ANCOM approval for RCS & RDS S.A. to continue to apply a surcharge for certain roaming services provided in the EEA for a renewed maximum period of 12 months

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 29-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — We would like to inform the market and our investors that the National Authority for Management and Regulation of Communications in Romania (ANCOM) has authorized RCS & RDS S.A., the Company’s subsidiary … Read the full press release

bp takes next strategic step in its reinvention

bp divests its global petrochemicals business to INEOS for a total consideration of $5 billion (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company, bp announces its next strategic step in further strengthening its balance sheet and delivers … Read the full press release

Ireland-based PrecisionBiotics Group now part of Novozymes

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 25-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Biotechnology company Novozymes announces its acquisition of PrecisionBiotics Group Limited. The acquisition will advance Novozymes’ activities in the area of biological solutions for human oral and gut health. PrecisionBiotics Group, based in Cork, … Read the full press release

Snam led consortium to acquire 49% of ADNOC Gas Pipeline Assets

ADNOC Gas Pipeline Assets LLC holds the tariff-based rights for the infrastructure (38 pipelines) that connects ADNOC’s upstream activities to Abu Dhabi’s consumption points and the export and interconnection terminals to neighboring Emirates (PRESS RELEASE) ABU DHABI, UAE, 23-Jun-2020 — … Read the full press release

Cloud-based geospatial analytics firm Satelytics gets backing from bp ventures

The firm’s technology has the potential to be part of bp’s aim to install methane measurement at all major oil and gas processing sites by 2023 (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational oil and gas company bp has … Read the full press release

BlackRock, Inc. now owns more than 5% in Wärtsilä Corporation

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 22-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading Finnish company Wärtsilä Corporation, active in the marine and energy markets, has announced that it has been notified by BlackRock, Inc., the world’s largest asset manager with $7.4 trillion in assets under … Read the full press release

Covid-19 impact on venture capital market: InnMind VC report 2020

InnMind, #1 platform in Europe for startups & investors, released a report based on the personal interviews with 100+ VC firms and investors from Silicon Valley & Europe regarding the covid-19 impact on the venture capital market and investment sentiments. … Read the full press release

Evonik’s new combined gas and steam turbine power plant in Marl gets financial backing from KfW IPEX-Bank and Siemens Financial Services

Replacement for existing reserve gas power plant Built by Siemens Energy as the general contractor (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 18-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German state-owned development bank KfW has announced that its subsidiary KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH together with Siemens Financial Services … Read the full press release

KfW Research: Drastic impact of the coronavirus outbreak in Germany heavily influenced the lending dynamic in Q1

First quarter lending was up 7.3% year on year Growth of 10% expected for the second quarter High liquidity requirements due to pandemic-induced income losses are driving short-term loans Credit access expected to remain broadly intact (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 18-Jun-2020 … Read the full press release

Skanska sells sustainable retirement home in Stockholm, Sweden for more than 30M EUR

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 17-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company, Skanska sells its sustainable retirement home in the new district of Täby Park in Stockholm, Sweden. The 80-apartment property was sold to SPP Fastigheter for more than 30M … Read the full press release

SEB, AMF and FAM create Sindre Invest AB to help Swedish companies make it through the economic crisis

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SEB, AMF and FAM team up to support Swedish companies in need of capital to make it through the corona crisis. The partners invested SEK 3.5bn in a jointly owned company, Sindre Invest … Read the full press release

Former Duff & Phelps EMEA Leader Yann Magnan joins 73 Strings as Co-founder and CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 9-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Yann Magnan, who was earlier EMEA head of Duff & Phelps has joined 73 Strings as Co-founder and CEO. The firm which was mostly focused on developing products so far, will now deploy … Read the full press release

EBRD and Startup Wise Guys partner for a Fintech accelerator programme

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces new partnership with Startup Wise Guys, a leading start-up accelerator with a presence across the Baltic states. This collaboration will benefit start-ups across the regions … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V.: Exercise of stock option by Marius Catalin Vărzaru, a Non-Executive Director and VP of the Board of Directors of the Company

The exercise is pursuant to the decision of the Company’s general meeting of shareholders dated 2 May 2018 and in accordance with the stock option plan approved at the level of the Company in 2017, as amended by the general … Read the full press release

Analytics database management software company Exasol AG goes public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 25-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse Group has announced that the Germany based analytics database management software company Exasol AG (ISIN: DE000A0LR9G9) has become the the first IPO for the year on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The … Read the full press release

Moldovan agricultural firm Terrarica to upgrade machinery with financial support from EBRD and the EU

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that a joint financing facility of the bank and the EU helped Terrarica to purchase machinery for agriculture production, including new tractors, auxiliary … Read the full press release

Turkish pulses producer Yayla gets EUR 25 million loan from EBRD

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The multilateral developmental investment bank EBRD has announced it is financing the day-to-day operations of the Turkish pulses producer Yayla with €25 million loan in the form of working capital. Yayla is facing … Read the full press release

Continental successfully placed two bonds with a total volume of €1.5 billion to further strengthen its overall liquidity

Two bonds with a total volume of €1.5 billion successfully placed on the capital market as part of a dual-tranche issue Interest rates are 2.125 and 2.5 percent, terms are 3.5 and 6.25 years; both issues were significantly oversubscribed Bonds … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces that a stock option programme was approved for employees and managers of the Romanian Subsidiary of the Company

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 19-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that the Board of Directors of the Company has approved the grant of stock options for the benefit … Read the full press release

Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft – DEG will provide $12 million long-term loan to Asia Royal for a hospital in Myanmar

(PRESS RELEASE) COLOGNE, 18-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — KfW Group subsidiary Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft – DEG announced it will help Myanmar improve its healthcare system by providing a $12 million long-term loan to Asia Royal Company Ltd. (Asia Royal). The … Read the full press release

Total decided not to pursue the completion of the purchase of Occidental Petroleum’s assets in Ghana

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French broad-energy company Total has just announced it decided to discontinue the acquisition of Occidental Petroleum’s Ghana assets. Originally signed in August 2019, the Purchase and Sale Agreement (PSA) between Total and Occidental … Read the full press release

Total to acquire Energías de Portugal’s portfolio of 2.5 million customers and two gas-fired combined cycle power plants

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 18-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational integrated oil and gas company Total has announced it is acquiring the portfolio of 2.5 million B2C customers and two gas-fired combined cycle power plants from Energías de Portugal. Combined the … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces the exercise of stock options by the Executive Directors of the Company

The exercise is pursuant to the decision of the Company’s general meeting of shareholders dated 2 May 2018 and in accordance with the stock option plan approved at the level of the Company in 2017, as amended by the general … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces the release of the Q1 2020 Financial Results

Digi Communications NV announces the release of the Q1 2020 Financial Results

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that Q1 2020 financial results are available on the Company’s website. For details, please see: http://www.digi-communications.ro/en/investor-relations About Digi Communications NV Digi is the parent … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces that conditional stock options were granted to several Directors of the Company based on the general shareholders’ meeting approval from 30 April 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 14-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications NV (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that, on 14 May 2020, Mr. Serghei Bulgac (Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Company) and … Read the full press release

Triton backed company AVS Verkehrssicherung to acquire traffic engineering providers Gerding GmbH Verkehrstechnik and MIS GmbH

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN/ SENDEN, 14-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Triton announces that its Fund IV portfolio company, AVS Verkehrssicherung, has signed an agreement to acquire a renowned provider in the field of traffic engineering, Gerding GmbH Verkehrstechnik and MIS GmbH. Gerding … Read the full press release