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Press Releases & News from Italy distributed via EuropaWire

Leonardo: Magpas Air Ambulance selects AW169 as its new generation helicopter

• Specialist Aviation Services (SAS) will customise and operate an AW169 on behalf of Magpas Air Ambulance starting from spring 2019    • This will be the ninth UK-based AW169 for air ambulance operations confirming it as the market leader … Read the full press release

Leonardo teams up with L3 Technologies and Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems to offer a complete Anti-Submarine Warfare acoustic system

Leonardo has formed separate partnerships with L3 Technologies, relating to the company’s advanced low-frequency HELRAS dipping sonar technology and next generation mid-frequency, lightweight Firefly dipping sonars, and with Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems, for its advanced sonobuoy sensors ​The … Read the full press release

Leonardo to supply AW109 GrandNew helicopter to QME Mining Equipment Ltd of Ireland

• QME Mining Equipment Ltd will take delivery of the helicopter in early 2019 • Leonardo and official distributor in UK and Ireland Sloane Helicopters have delivered 15 aircraft in the last 18 months confirming Leonardo’s dominance in the regional … Read the full press release

Eni: second light oil discovery on the B1-X exploration prospect in the Egyptian Western Desert

The discovery confirms the high potential of deep geological sequences of the Faghur Basin San Donato Milanese (Milan), 10-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni announces a second light oil discovery on the B1-X exploration prospect located in South West Meleiha license, … 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

Eni: Mozambique Rovuma Venture submitted the development plan to the government for the first phase of the Rovuma LNG project

Two liquefied natural gas trains will each produce 7.6 million tons per year LNG production expected to commence in 2024 Marketing and financing negotiations underway in parallel with government approval process San Donato Milanese (MI), 09-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mozambique … Read the full press release

Eni and ExxonMobil announce marketing efforts are underway for the Rovuma LNG project in Area 4 block offshore Mozambique

The initial phase of the Rovuma LNG project will develop the Mamba reservoirs in Area 4 and help deliver reliable, affordable energy to customers and create long-term economic value for the people of Mozambique and the project’s co-venturers. Rovuma LNG … 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

Leonardo to provide active protection systems for US Army tanks

• Leonardo, through the US subsidiary Leonardo DRS, will provide active protection systems for US Army tanks  ROME, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leonardo, through the US subsidiary Leonardo DRS, has been awarded a contract worth USD 193 million by U.S. Army to provide active protection systems … Read the full press release

Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited to build three coast guard vessels for the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency

The contract signed with the Ministry agency NDMA values about 550 million euro TRIESTE, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD” or the “Company”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, has announced that … Read the full press release

INA-INDUSTRIJA NAFTE, d.d. to acquire 100% of Eni Croatia b.v.

Through this deal, which is in line with its asset disposal and rationalisation programme, Eni exits the upstream sector in Croatia, where it has been present since 1996 in partnership with INA-INDUSTRIJA NAFTE, d.d.. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 22-Jun-2018 — … 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

Eni and ICS Maugeri expand partnership in toxicological emergency research, prevention and treatment to over 70 countries

San Donato Milanese, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eni and ICS Maugeri have signed an agreement to expand their partnership in toxicological emergency research, prevention and treatment to all the countries where Eni operates. The partnership is already active in Italy … Read the full press release

Leonardo unveils the latest variant in its market-leading ‘BriteCloud’ missile decoy family at Electronic Warfare Europe 2018 conference in Lausanne

BriteCloud 55-T will use sophisticated miniaturised jamming technology to protect military transport aircraft from advanced radar-guided missiles. It will join the proven 55 and 218 format BriteCloud rounds already on offer for fighter jet operators  Made in Luton, UK, Leonardo’s … Read the full press release

Ansaldo Energia and Leonardo to collaborate on innovative projects including the creation of Industry 4.0 competence centre in Liguria

The agreement will focus on providing support for the implementation of Ansaldo Energia’s Lighthouse Plant and contribute to the creation and development of the Start 4.0 Competence Centre for the Security and Optimisation of Critical Infrastructures GENOA, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Mountain Flyers of Switzerland to operate Leonardo’s AW169 for heli-taxi services from Bern Airport

Over 20 Leonardo VIP helicopters sold in Switzerland to date More than 180 AW169s have been sold to over 70 customers in 30 nations to date GENEVA, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leonardo announced today that Mountain Flyers of Switzerland will operate an AW169 light … Read the full press release

CaixaBank held its fifth Diversity Talks event in Milan

• In his closing remarks the Spanish Ambassador in Italy, Jesús Gracia, highlighted the Spanish government’s commitment to promoting equal treatment and opportunities among women and men • The participants shared their personal and professional experiences, reflecting on the importance … Read the full press release

Snam completes acquisition of an 82% controlling stake in TEP Energy Solution following antitrust clearance

San Donato Milanese (Milan), 02-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following antitrust clearance, Snam completed today the acquisition of an 82% controlling stake in TEP Energy Solution (TEP), one of Italy’s leading enterprises in the energy efficiency sector, for a total consideration of … Read the full press release

Snam and BHGE to develop micro-liquefaction plants for sustainable mobility

Snam and BHGE enter into an agreement for the development of micro-liquefaction plants for sustainable mobility The collaboration will focus on the development of four small-scale liquefaction plants for natural gas and biomethane – among the first of their kind in … Read the full press release

Assicurazioni Generali SpA opens a new (re)insurance branch dedicated to the Employee Benefits business in Luxembourg

TRIESTE, 29-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In line with the strategic objectives of the Generali Group to consolidate its leadership in the Employee Benefits (EB) sector, Assicurazioni Generali SpA announces the setup of a new Branch in the Grand Duchy of … Read the full press release

Welcome to Las Jobas®, the “only fabulous jobs” marketplace for european millennials

MILAN, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — It submits to young people unconventional and motivating professional experiences at the most popular companies: a “youth jobs Las Vegas”… In hard times for employment, a positive news finally emerges on the qualified youth work … Read the full press release

The MAHLE Group increases its holding in automotive workshop equipment specialist BrainBee to 80 percent

The MAHLE Group has increased its holding in BrainBee, an automotive workshop equipment specialist, to 80 percent of the company’s shares. After a strategic minority holding of 20 percent was agreed in September 2017, MAHLE Aftermarket is now taking another … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV Announces the Exercise of stock options in accordance with the stock option plan approved at the level of the Company in 2017 for its Executive Directors

BUCHAREST, Romania, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company (Digi Communications NV) would like to inform the market and its investors that on 15 May 2018 Mr. Serghei Bulgac, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Company and Mr. Valentin … Read the full press release

European Commission and Europa Nostra announce the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards

BRUSSELS/ THE HAGUE, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were announced today by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage … Read the full press release

Leonardo to showcase two new Automatic License Plate Recognition solutions at the 2018 IACP Technology Conference

• The latest add-on will allow investigators to search by color, seven body types, 34 makes, and nine visual descriptors in addition to the standard plate number, location, and time • A new cloud-based data storage solution for ELSAG ALPR … Read the full press release

Fincantieri awarded with an order for another ultra-luxury cruise ship from Silversea Cruises

She will be the third ship of the Silver Muse class MONACO/TRIESTE, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Silversea Cruises has awarded Fincantieri with an order for another ultra-luxury cruise ship, with delivery scheduled for Q4 2021. The contract is valued at … Read the full press release

Burberry to acquire luxury leather-goods business from CF&P

LONDON, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Burberry today announces it has entered into an agreement to acquire a luxury leather-goods business from longstanding Italian partner CF&P. CF&P employees, including the team of expert craftsmen who have worked closely with Burberry for more … Read the full press release

Luxottica to roll out the Sunglass Hut retail concept in Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s stores across the United States

MILAN, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Luxottica Group (MTA: LUX), a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear, and Bass Pro Outdoor World, L.L.C., an American premier outdoor company, today signed an agreement to roll out … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal: merger clearance by the European Commission for AM Investco Italy Srl’s proposed acquisition of Ilva S.p.A

LUXEMBOURG, 08-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal (‘the Company’) announces that it has been granted merger clearance by the European Commission (‘EC’ or ‘the Commission’) for AM Investco Italy Srl (AM Investco)’s proposed acquisition of Ilva S.p.A (Ilva). EC merger clearance … Read the full press release

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche and Eni partner over nuclear fusion, water, agriculture and the Arctic ecosystem

Over 20 million euro to conduct joint research in four areas of high scientific and strategic interest and to establish four research centers in Southern Italy. ROME, 08-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The President of the National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, … Read the full press release