Category Archives: Luxembourg

Press Releases & News from Luxembourg distributed via EuropaWire

Jan De Nul won Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East and Africa Environment Award for its newest Ultra-Low Emission Vessels

Prestigious Environment Award for its newest Ultra-Low Emission Vessels LUXEMBOURG, 28-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jan De Nul Group pockets another award for its sustainable and innovative approach. Lloyd’s List, a world leading online source of maritime insights, presented today in Dubai … Read the full press release

High-level conference on ‘Investment, Technological Transformation and Skills’, Luxembourg, 28 – 29 November 2018

Interview and briefing opportunities with EIB Vice-President Andrew McDowell, EIB Director of Economics Debora Revoltella,  Director of the Center on Global Economic Governance at Columbia University Professor Jan Svejnar. KIRCHBERG, Luxembourg, 28-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On 28 and 29 November, the … Read the full press release

Befesa received an upgraded corporate family rating of Ba2 grade with a stable outlook from Moody’s

LUXEMBOURG, 27-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Befesa S.A. (“Befesa”), the European market leader for steel dust and aluminium salt slags recycling services, today received an upgraded corporate family rating (CFR) from Moody’s Investors Service. Moody’s raised Befesa to a Ba2 grade, … Read the full press release

Redstor defies Brexit uncertainties by expanding into mainland Europe

READING, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Redstor, a leading UK-headquartered cloud data management SaaS company, is targeting mainland Europe as part of aggressive growth plans to treble business by 2020. Paul Evans, Redstor co-founder and chief executive, is refusing to allow … Read the full press release

Clearstream expands international coverage with the opening of new domestic link to Kazakhstan

Clearstream is the first ICSD establishing a link to Kazakhstan / Indirect link via Citibank Kazakhstan JSC / Citibank Kazakhstan JSC will act as local custodian and cash correspondent bank LUXEMBOURG, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Clearstream, the international central securities depository … Read the full press release

Jan De Nul launches its second ultra-low emission Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers Diogo Cão in China

Clean air thanks to on-board exhaust filtering technique LUXEMBOURG, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The 3,500 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Diogo Cão was launched last Saturday at the Keppel Nantong shipyard in China, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine. This green … 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

Deutsche Börse and Clearstream to create a common FinTech Acceleration Platform with FinTech company figo and RegTech start-up Finologee

FRANKFURT, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse Group and its post-trade services provider Clearstream will partner with Germany-based FinTech figo and Luxembourg-based RegTech start-up Finologee to create a common FinTech Acceleration Platform. The launch is targeted for the fourth quarter … 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

ArcelorMittal Chairman Lakshmi Mittal: We believe that ArcelorMittal, together with NSSMC, has the most relevant credentials and experience and is the most credible owner for Essar Steel

LUXEMBOURG, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (‘NSSMC’) announce that ArcelorMittal’s subsidiary ArcelorMittal India Private Limited (‘AMIPL’) has today submitted an offer in the re-bidding process for Essar Steel India Limited (‘Essar Steel’) in connection … Read the full press release

Carmeuse and GP Group subsidiary Golden Lime PLC acquires Saraburi Quicklime, Thailand’s fourth largest lime company

Deal signals first ever acquisition among lime producers in Thailand  Bangkok, Thailand, 27-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Golden Lime Public Company Limited (SET: SUTHA), a subsidiary of the Carmeuse and GP Group announced today the acquisition of a 99.9% stake in … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel extends overland pharma cross dock platform in Contern, Luxembourg

Extension of the European overland pharma cross dock platform in Luxembourg for more frequent departures and faster transit times Complete coverage to all European destinations Enhanced real time monitoring solutions for temperature sensitive pharma shipments Contern, Luxembourg, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

ArcelorMittal welcomes Aditya Mittal as President

LUXEMBOURG, 06-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ArcelorMittal announces that Aditya Mittal, Group CFO and CEO of ArcelorMittal Europe, has been appointed as President, ArcelorMittal, in addition to his current responsibilities. This nomination reflects the increasing global strategic role Aditya has across … Read the full press release

LUXEMBOURG INSTITUTE OF HEALTH: Dr Jonathan Turner, Prof Muriel Darnaudery, and Prof Jamileh Movassat to receive funding in the ANR-FNR call for research project in epigenetics

LUXEMBOURG, 20-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In September 2017, the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) announced the bilateral research projects that will be funded jointly by FNR and the “Agence Nationale de la Recherche” (ANR) in France from the INTER call 2017. … Read the full press release

Amy Parrish to receive AFR grant from the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) to conduct her PhD microbiome research project

LUXEMBOURG, 20-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Amy Parrish, first-year doctoral candidate at LIH’s Department of Infection and Immunity, was selected to receive an AFR grant from the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) to conduct her PhD project in the field of microbiome research. She … Read the full press release

EIB partners with the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM) to accelerate the implementation of the Paris Agreement in cities and local governments

LUXEMBOURG, 13-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As announced at One Planet Summit in Paris, the EU Bank is to collaborate with the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM) to help cities finance climate action and build greener cities for future generations. The new partnership is … Read the full press release

HET DIGITALE EINDEJAARSVUURWERK VAN ONELIFE!

ER WAS EENS EEN DIGITAAL JAAR … ONELIFE MAAKT ZICH KLAAR VOOR DE TOEKOMST MET ZIJN ROADMAP VOOR TRANSFORMATIE IN 2017 – EN NOG VEEL MEER VOOR 2018. LUXEMBURG, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2016 begon OneLife met zijn digitale … Read the full press release

LE FEU D’ARTIFICE DIGITAL DE FIN D’ANNEE DE ONELIFE !

IL ETAIT UNE FOIS UNE ANNEE DIGITALE … ONELIFE SE PREPARE POUR L’AVENIR AVEC LA MISE EN ŒUVRE DE SA FEUILLE DE ROUTE DE 2017 SUR LA TRANSFORMATION ET BIEN D’AUTRES AVANCEES PREVUES EN 2018. LUXEMBOURG, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

ONELIFE’S YEAR-END DIGITAL FIREWORKS!

ONCE UPON A DIGITAL YEAR … ONELIFE GEARS UP FOR THE FUTURE WITH DELIVERY OF 2017 TRANSFORMATION ROADMAP – AND MORE TO COME FOR 2018. LUXEMBOURG, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2016, OneLife embarked on a digital transformation journey making … Read the full press release

#SUCCESVOL #VERHUIZEN: VERHUIZEN NAAR HET BUITENLAND

BELASTINGADVIES EN DIGITAAL VERMOGEN GROOTSTE BEKOMMERNIS VOOR GROEIENDE SEGMENT VAN VERHUIZENDE VERMOGENDEN LUXEMBURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Uit nieuw onderzoek van The OneLife Company blijkt dat het verzekeren dat beleggingen fiscaal efficiënt zijn en het beheren van internationale fiscale verplichtingen … Read the full press release

#REUSSIR SON #EXPATRIATION: LE PARCOURS DE L’EXPATRIATION

LE CONSEIL FISCAL ET LES SERVICES NUMÉRIQUES DE GESTION DU PATRIMOINE EN HAUT DES PRIORITÉS DU SECTEUR EN PLEINE CROISSANCE DE L’EXPATRIATION DES HNWIs LUXEMBOURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Il ressort de la nouvelle étude de The OneLife Company, que … Read the full press release

#SUCCESS IN #RELOCATION: THE RELOCATION JOURNEY

TAX ADVICE AND DIGITAL WEALTH FRONT OF MIND FOR GROWING HNW RELOCATOR SEGMENT LUXEMBOURG, 15-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New research from The OneLife Company reveals that ensuring investments are tax efficient and managing international tax commitments are among the top … Read the full press release

Lithuania to sell renewable energy to Luxembourg between 2018 and 2020

BRUSSELS, 27-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (26 October 2017) Lithuania and Luxembourg signed an agreement on a so-called statistical transfer of renewable energy. Under this agreement Lithuania will sell a specified amount of renewable energy to Luxembourg between 2018 and 2020. … Read the full press release

EIB seeks execution design team and construction project manager for its new building in Luxembourg

LUXEMBOURG, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EIB has launched calls for tenders to appoint an execution design team and a construction project manager for its new building project located on the Kirchberg campus next to the buildings it currently occupies. The … Read the full press release

Luxembourg and Switzerland: 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Grand Duchy’s first diplomatic representation in Switzerland

BERN, 12-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Luxembourg and Switzerland have close, long-standing relations. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Grand Duchy’s first diplomatic representation in Switzerland, the foreign minister of Luxembourg, Jean Asselborn, visited Bern on 10 October … Read the full press release

CVC Capital Partners: Anish Mehta appointed CEO of the international women’s health assets portfolio acquired from Teva

LUXEMBOURG, 11-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CVC Capital Partners (“CVC”) today announced that former Allergan executive Anish Mehta will be appointed as CEO of the international women’s health assets portfolio which CVC Fund VI agreed to acquire from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd … Read the full press release

Legend Holdings acquires 89.936% stake in Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL)

Long-term strategic investment by Legend Holdings to grow BIL franchise in Luxembourg, Europe and internationally Hong Kong-listed diversified investment group commits to preserving and investing in the BIL brand, its employees and customer offering Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to retain … Read the full press release

Kerstin JORNA succeeds Gerassimos THOMAS as a Full Member of the Board of Directors of the EIB

LUXEMBOURG, 27-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — By letter dated 17 May 2017, the European Commission nominated Ms Kerstin JORNA for appointment as a Full Member of the Board of Directors of the EIB to succeed Mr Gerassimos THOMAS, who had tendered his … 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

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