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Schroders ranked second amongst world’s top 100 asset managers for its digital intelligence by Living Group

LONDON, 03-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders has been ranked second amongst the top 100 asset managers for its digital intelligence when communicating with clients. The 2017 report by Living Group analysed the digital communications of the world’s leading asset managers, with … Read the full press release

Private equity: Adveq renamed Schroder Adveq

LONDON, 02-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders is today announcing the completion of the acquisition of Adveq, a leading asset manager investing in private equity globally. The acquisition, which was announced on 20 April 2017, has now received approval from the regulators. … Read the full press release

Bulgaria’s competition authority approves Dietsmann’s acquisition of Energoremont Holding

AC BREDA, The Netherlands, 01-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dietsmann has acquired 97.5% of the shares of Energoremont Holding in Bulgaria [BUL: 6EG]. The remaining 2.5% of the shares are held by minority shareholders through the Bulgarian Stock Exchange. Dietsmann made the … Read the full press release

ENGIE makes new investments in Latin America, India and Cambodia through its social impact investment fund Rassembleurs d’Energies

Avec 3 nouveaux investissements d’ENGIE Rassembleurs d’Energies en Amérique Latine, en Inde et au Cambodge, près de 2 millions de personnes disposeront d’un accès à une énergie propre et durable d’ici 2020. La Défense, France, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Announcing the … Read the full press release

Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF consortium to acquire 6.94 percent stake in Italy’s largest toll road network

A consortium made up of Allianz, EDF Invest and DIF has completed the acquisition of a 6.94 percent stake in Autostrade per I’Italia, the largest Italian toll road network which is majority owned by Atlantia, the listed global operator of … Read the full press release

Renewables: EBRD invests EUR28.3 million in bonds issued by Hellenic Petroleum

Bank invests €28.3 million in corporate bond by Hellenic Petroleum to support diversification LONDON, 27-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD has signed the first project under its new framework for renewable energy in Greece by subscribing to €28.3 million in bonds issued by Hellenic … Read the full press release

Reinet Fund S.C.A., F.I.S. net asset value stands at EUR 5 823 million as of 30 June 2017

LUXEMBOURG, 26-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Reinet Investments S.C.A.’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Reinet Fund S.C.A., F.I.S. has today announced its net asset value as at 30 June 2017 as follows: Quote Reinet Fund S.C.A., F.I.S. (‘the Fund’) Net asset value statement as at … Read the full press release

ABLV Bank: Pillar actively working on the development of the business and leisure area New Hanza

RIGA, 19-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In the first six months of 2017, Pillar was actively working on the development of the business and leisure area New Hanza, as well as continued selling out its real estate portfolio. With the intensive non-stop … Read the full press release

INFINOX Forex and CFD Broker Increases Additional Client Money Insurance to £1,000,000

INFINOX Capital Limited (“INFINOX”), an FX and CFD broker which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, has increased their additional clients’ deposit protection to £1,000,000 from the previous £500,000. LONDON, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Based in the … Read the full press release

Merck invests EUR 90 million in four sites in Germany, Switzerland and France

Relocations to drive focus on sites in Darmstadt, Schnelldorf (Germany), Buchs (Switzerland) and Molsheim (France) Sequential implementation until the end of 2022 € 90 million investment. Net impact of approximately minus 200 positions over 5 years DARMSTADT, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Central Bank of Ireland: Kennedy Kilbride (UK) is not authorised by the Central Bank as an investment firm

DUBLIN, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Central Bank of Ireland (‘Central Bank’) today (12 July 2017) published the name of an unauthorised firm, Kennedy Kilbride (UK). Kennedy Kilbride (UK) is not authorised by the Central Bank as an investment firm, investment … Read the full press release

Pearson to sell 22% stake in Penguin Random House Venture to Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA

LONDON, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Further to our January announcement, Pearson PLC (“Pearson”) today announces an agreement to sell a 22% stake in the Penguin Random House Venture (“PRH”) to our partner Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA (“Bertelsmann”) and recapitalise the … Read the full press release

Vivendi acquired the 59.2% stake in Havas held by the Bolloré Group

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Jörg Pietzner to lead UniCredit’s Investor Relations

MILAN, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit has appointed Jörg Pietzner to be the new Head of Investor Relations. He will take up the position during the first quarter of 2018 and will report to Mirko Bianchi, Chief Financial Officer. Jörg is … Read the full press release

Hydro to purchase Orkla’s 50% interest in Sapa

Orkla and Norsk Hydro (“Hydro”) have entered into an agreement whereby Hydro is to purchase Orkla’s 50% interest in Sapa. The sale is in line with Orkla’s strategy of being a leading branded consumer goods company.  OSLO, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Invest Europe: European venture capital fundraising at €6.4 billion in 2016

Global institutional investors looking to Europe’s experienced fund managers A-Z of start-up hubs across the continent leading innovation Developed ecosystem producing global VC-backed success stories BRUSSELS, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — European venture capital fundraising last year hit €6.4 billion — the … Read the full press release

Triton Fund IV company ENEXIO awarded a prize for its outstanding brand management

HERNE/BERLIN, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ENEXIO, a Triton Fund IV company, was awarded a prize in the category of “Machines & Engineering” for its outstanding brand management over the last few years. The history of ENEXIO extends back to 1935 when … Read the full press release

DONG Energy: Belgian GeoSea to acquire full ownership of A2SEA

Fredericia, Denmark, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (07.07.2017), DONG Energy and Siemens signed an agreement with Belgian GeoSea stating that GeoSea will acquire the full ownership of A2SEA. A2SEA will continue to operate out of Denmark with offshore wind turbine service … Read the full press release

EQT VII fund to acquire Desotec from Private Equity firm AAC Capital Partners

EQT VII to acquire Belgium based Desotec, a European market leader in mobile industrial filtration technology, from AAC Capital Partners Desotec has pioneered the market for mobile activated carbon filters and has achieved strong top-line growth over the past decade … Read the full press release

Die Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen beteiligt sich in Höhe von 5 Mio. EUR am Capnamic Ventures Fonds II

Die Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen beteiligt sich in Höhe von 5 Mio. EUR am Capnamic Ventures Fonds II, der insgesamt ein Volumen von 115 Mio. Euro hat. FRANKFURT, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Der Fonds investiert in Unternehmen, deren Geschäftsmodell sich durch … Read the full press release

Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) lists the first ever Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (RAIF)

LUXEMBOURG, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New unregulated fund structure will enable asset managers to list funds much faster than previously possible. The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) lists the first ever Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (RAIF). The new RAIF was brought to … Read the full press release

EIB celebrated the 10th anniversary of the world’s first “Climate Awareness Bond” at the Luxembourg Stock Exchange

LUXEMBOURG 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB), the world’s largest multilateral public bank and largest issuer of green bonds, today (05/07/2017) celebrated the 10th anniversary of the world’s first “Climate Awareness Bond” at the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, … Read the full press release

Eurex the only exchange to offer futures and options on all major MSCI indexes

FRANKFURT, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s largest derivatives exchange has reached another important strategic milestone. Following the launch of futures and options on the popular MSCI EAFE index that represents the developed markets of Europe, Australasia and the Far East, … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse’s order book turnover on its cash markets at €127.4 billion in June 2017

FRANKFURT, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Order book turnover on Deutsche Börse cash markets totalled €127.4 billion in June (June 2016: €134.9 billion). Of the €127.4 billion, €116.9 billion were attributable to Xetra (June 2016: €123.9 billion). A turnover of €3.7 billion … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse’s T7 trading technology goes live for Xetra trading on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

FRANKFURT, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse’s T7 trading technology went live today for Xetra trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, thereby putting both Xetra and Eurex derivatives trading on the same system. Eurex Exchange, the European Energy Exchange (EEX) … Read the full press release

CapMan Real Estate sells an office building in Hämeenlinna, Finland to Kiinteistö Oy Hämeenlinnan Kopinkulma

HELSINKI, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan RE II fund has sold an office building located at Kasarmikatu 4 in Hämeenlinna to Kiinteistö Oy Hämeenlinnan Kopinkulma. The transaction was completed on June 6, 2017. CapMan RE II fund invested in Kasarmikatu 4 … Read the full press release

CapMan Real Estate sells two office buildings in Helsinki to Areim Fund III

HELSINKI, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Real estate funds managed by CapMan have sold two office buildings located at Elimäenkatu 9 and 15 in Vallila, Helsinki, to Areim Fund III. The transaction was completed on June 30, 2017. CapMan Real Estate I … Read the full press release

Swiss Re makes ESG considerations an integral part of its investment process

Swiss Re is among the first in the re/insurance industry to switch to benchmarks that systematically integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria Publication launched today by Swiss Re explains why ESG integration makes economic sense for long term investors … Read the full press release

Bouygues: financing of the fixed investment programme finalised for the concession company Ravinala Airports

28-year concession for the two airports at Antananarivo and Nosy Be Design and construction of a new international terminal at Ivato airport in Antananarivo, the country’s capital Refurbishment of one runway and one terminal at each airport Technical and environmental … Read the full press release

Félix Giorgetti and AG Real Estate to develop Goodyear’s future global innovation center and office buildings in Luxembourg

BRUSSELS, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Félix Giorgetti and AG Real Estate have signed a partnership in the form of a 30-year Design, Build, Finance and Maintain agreement (DBFM) to develop Goodyear’s future global innovation center and office buildings located at the new Luxembourg … Read the full press release