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Fortum supports its battery business with the acquisition of Crisolteq

ESPOO, 17-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum strengthens its position in the recycling of high value materials in Europe with the acquisition of 100 percent shareholding in Crisolteq, a Finnish specialist in recycling valuable metals in lithium-ion batteries. This investment is … Read the full press release

Hong Kong listed WuXi Biologics to operate Bayer’s final drug product manufacturing plants in Leverkusen, Germany

Plants in Leverkusen will be operated by WuXi Biologics and will serve as a back-up site for final product manufacturing of Kovaltry™

LEVERKUSEN, 16-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ —  Life science, health care and nutrition global enterprise Bayer announced that the leading global open-access biologics technology firm WuXi Biologics (WuXi Bio), listed in Hong Kong (stock code: 2269.HK), through its subsidiary in Germany WuXi … Read the full press release

Reporting of legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in December 2019 or in other period but effective in December 2019, in accordance with article 82 of Law no. 24/2017 and FSA Regulation no. 5/2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on 15 January 2020, the Report regarding legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in December 2019 or in other period but effective in December … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse Cash Market: First ETF in Europe with focus on companies active in the medical cannabis

Deutsche Börse Cash Market: First ETF in Europe with focus on companies active in the medical cannabis

FRANKFURT, 14-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Medical Cannabis and Wellness UCITS ETF, developed by HANetf and leading Canada-based asset manager Purpose Investment Inc., is a new Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) that is going to be tradable on Xetra and Börse … 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, 6 – 10 Jan 2020

BUCHAREST, Romania, 13-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Schroders names Yves Desjardins as Country Head of France

LONDON, 13-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders announces the appointment of Yves Desjardins as Country Head of France. Yves will lead and further develop Schroders’ activities in France. He will report to Karine Szenberg, Head of Europe at Schroders. Yves joined … Read the full press release

The 3rd largest bank in Croatia Erste Bank Croatia gets €100 million from EBRD to finance tourism industry in Croatia and Montenegro

Suma Chakrabarti, EBRD President and Christoph Schoefboeck, President of the Management Board of EBC

LONDON, 13-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD announced it is lending up €100 million to the third-largest bank in Croatia Erste Bank Croatia (EBC), part of Erste Group, in support of the tourism industry in Croatia and Montenegro. The focus of … Read the full press release

Valmet’s 2019–2022 R&D programme gets EUR 50 million funding from NIB

HELSINKI, 9-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB to finance Finnish Valmet Oyj’s research and development (R&D) activities in 2019–2022. The EUR 50 million loan will mature in ten years. Valmet’s 2019–2022 R&D investment programme focuses on performance and investment cost, digitalisation, … Read the full press release

SGS expands into the clinical testing market for cosmetic and personal care products in the USA

GENEVA, Switzerland, 8-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS acquires nationally recognized clinical research organization serving the cosmetic and personal care industry, Thomas J. Stephens & Associates, Inc. (Stephens). “This acquisition expands SGS’s Consumer & Retail service portfolio in the clinical testing … Read the full press release

Swissgrid records capital increase and changes to its articles of incorporation

Swissgrid records capital increase and changes to its articles of incorporation

AARAU, 8-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Swissgrid has announced it has made an entry into the commercial register for a capital increase and amendments to the articles of incorporation. The entry, which has been recorded on 6 January 2020, is about … Read the full press release

Hirsch-BEWiSynbra consortium closes the acquisition of Saint-Gobain’s EPS business in France

COURBEVOIE, France, 7-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain closes sale of its expanded polystyrene (EPS) business in France to the Austrian and Swedish consortium Hirsch-BEWiSynbra on December 31, 2019. In 2018, the EPS business in France generated sales of around €70 … 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, 30 Dec 2019 – 3 Jan 2020

BUCHAREST, Romania, 6-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Covestro completes the divestiture of its European polycarbonates sheets business to Serafin Group

LEVERKUSEN, Germany, 3-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro completes the divestment of its European polycarbonates sheets business to the Munich-based Serafin Group effective January 2, 2020. The transaction includes key management and sales functions throughout Europe as well as production sites … Read the full press release

Solidaridad and Aunexum invest in mercury-free gold mining in Ghana and Tanzania

UTRECHT, Netherlands, 2-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Solidaridad announces cooperation with Dutch-based gold company Aunexum Precious Metals Group on artisanal and small-scale (ASM) gold mining. The investment will look into suitable methods for mercury-free gold mining in Ghana and Tanzania. Both … 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 23 and 27 December 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 30-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. Announces the publishing of the Financial Calendar for 2020

BUCHAREST, Romania, 27-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. would like to inform its investors and the market that the Financial Calendar for 2020 is available on the official website: www.digi-communications.ro (Investor Relations Section/Financial Calendar). About Digi Communications N.V. Digi … 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 16-20 Dec 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 23-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO Private Banking Belgium and Société Générale Belgium have now administratively and legally merged

ABN AMRO Private Banking Belgium and Société Générale Belgium have now administratively and legally merged

AMSTERDAM, 20-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ABN AMRO has announced that its ABN AMRO Private Banking Belgium and Société Générale Belgium have now been officially merged. The deal, originally announced back in July 2018 as a form of acquisition of Société … Read the full press release

French consulting company Silveo now part of Accenture Industry X.0

PARIS, 20-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture closes acquisition of French consulting company Silveo. Transaction was first announced on November 14. Silveo provides services and solutions for digital manufacturing and intelligent supply chains based on software from, for example, SAP and … Read the full press release

Bridgepoint Development Capital to acquire majority interest in Oris Dental, a leading Norwegian dental care provider

LONDON, 19-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bridgepoint Development Capital to acquire a majority shareholding in Oris Dental Holding AS, a leading Norwegian dental care provider. BDC will provide support to allow Oris Dental expand and realise its ambitious growth plans. Oris … Read the full press release

Management buys out Eleda Infra Services Group from Triton funds

Management buys out Eleda Infra Services Group from Triton funds

STOCKHOLM, 17-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sweden based civil engineering company Eleda Infra Services Group‘s management team has signed an agreement to acquire the company from funds (Nordic Triton Smaller Mid-Cap) advised by Triton as the terms of the deal have … Read the full press release

AFRY joins collaboration on biomass project in Papua New Guinea

STOCKHOLM, 17-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — A new partnership has been formed to raise awareness of the importance of developing renewable energy initiatives in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The parties involved are Oil Search, one of Papua New Guinea’s largest companies … 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 Dec 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 16-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Bank of Scotland relaunches its Argyle Street branch with the latest in interactive digital technology

LONDON, 16-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bank of Scotland has announced it is reopening its completely overhauled Argyle Street branch following multi-million pound renovation. The branch in Glasgow has been designed to meet the changing needs of high street customers and … Read the full press release

Reporting of legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in November 2019 or in other period but effective in November 2019, in accordance with article 82 of Law no. 24/2017 and FSA Regulation no. 5/2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 13-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on December 13, 2019, the Report regarding legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in November 2019 or in other period but effective in November … Read the full press release

Telenor selects Ericsson to start building the future 5G radio network in Norway

FORNEBU, 13-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Telenor selects Ericsson to modernise and build the its 5G radio access network (RAN), completing its vendor selection process for the future network in Norway. Sigve Brekke, CEO of Telenor Group commented: “We expect 5G … Read the full press release

Skanska sells 90% interest in the Bank of America Tower office property in Houston, Texas, USA for USD 373 M, about SEK 3.5 billion

STOCKHOLM, 11-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska sells 90 percent interest in the Bank of America Tower office property in Houston, Texas, USA to an affiliate of Beacon Capital Partners. The transaction amounts to USD 373 M, about SEK 3.5 billion, … 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 Dec 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 9-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Equistone: WHP Telecoms enters the fibre market with the acquisition of Sitec Infrastructure Services Ltd

Equistone: WHP Telecoms enters the fibre market with the acquisition of Sitec Infrastructure Services Ltd

LONDON, 9-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — WHP Telecoms, private equity backed by Equistone, announced it is about to complete the acquisition of Sitec Infrastructure Services Ltd (Sitec). With the deal the wireless telecommunications services provider WHP Telecoms will further strengthen its … Read the full press release

CapMan Nordic Real Estate II fund makes its first exit just 2 years since inception

HELSINKI, 6-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan Nordic Real Estate II fund announced it is selling a portfolio of eleven care properties in Finland to Sweden based property owner Hemfosa Fastigheter. CapMan Nordic Real Estate II fund was launched back in … Read the full press release