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Aviva completes £320m bulk purchase annuity transaction with John Laing Pension Fund, its 2nd buy-in transaction

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Aviva plc, a British multinational insurance company and a member of the FTSE 100 index, has announced the completion of a deal for a £320m bulk purchase annuity transaction with the John Laing … Read the full press release

Saxo Bank’s longest institutional partnership marks its 20th anniversary

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 17-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saxo Bank, a Danish investment bank specialized in online trading and investment, has announced the 20th anniversary of its partnership with Portugal’s Banco Carregosa, a wealth management specialist offering advisory, asset management and … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp transformation: the company divests Acciai Speciali Terni (AST) to Arvedi, one of Europe’s most significant steel makers

Further milestone achieved in focusing the portfolio and realigning the group Stainless steel business will profit from new owner’s willingness to invest and attractive development prospects Parties agree not to disclose purchase price; closing expected within first half of 2022 … Read the full press release

Visa Back to Business global study: small businesses who embraced digital commerce and cross-border sales have weathered the pandemic better

New Visa research shows how essential digital capabilities are for SMBs to compete in a post pandemic world Amidst record rise of entrepreneurism, a new class of digitally-native small businesses emerge (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 16-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Visa (NYSE: … Read the full press release

Norlandia Preschools AS to acquire Norwegian preschool chain Gnist Barnehager AS

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 16-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Altor, a family of private equity funds focused on the Nordic region, has announced the sale of Norwegian preschool chain Gnist Barnehager AS (“Gnist”) to Norlandia Preschools AS (“Norlandia”). The sellers are the … Read the full press release

EY Accelerate for RISE with SAP supports EY clients’ vision and accelerates positive change

Provides a suite of accelerators, tools, and services to help organizations innovate faster Drives businesses’ digital transformation and accelerates shift to the cloud (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 16-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — EY, a multinational professional services firm, has announced the launch … Read the full press release

Continental voted best workshop brand by “PROFI Werkstatt” magazine readers

Readers of PROFI Werkstatt magazine value Continental as a reliable partner and vote the company no. 1. Customers provide vote of confidence when it comes to tire quality, reliable service concepts and broad consulting expertise Thank-you video acknowledges the show … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric to digitize and analyze data to improve Alfa Laval’s energy performance and operational efficiency

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 15-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has announced it extended global collaboration with Schneider Electric to digitize and analyze data to improve operational efficiency. The two … Read the full press release

DNV report: grid-scale energy storage solutions key for the investors in renewables across Asia Pacific

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 15-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the release of its study “Energy Storage in the Asia Pacific Region”. According to the report investors in renewables are evaluating energy storage … Read the full press release

bp executive vice president, gas & low carbon energy Dev Sanyal to leave the company after three decades

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 14-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — bp (LON: BP), a British multinational oil and gas company, has announced the departure of Dev Sanyal, executive vice president, gas & low carbon energy. Dev has been a member of bp’s executive … Read the full press release

Leading renewable energy executive Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath to join bp in early 2022

Brings strategic vision and deep operational experience from running major renewables companies A proven leader who has grown and integrated businesses Turned RWE Renewables into one of the world’s largest renewable power companies and the second largest offshore wind player (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 14-Sep-2021 — … Read the full press release

Aviva research: Brits lose almost £231 billion a year having hard time making the right decision

New research from Aviva reveals that getting divorced/ending a long-term relationship (31%) and buying a new home (29%) are life’s most difficult decisions Brits lose almost £231 billion in a year, on average, due to being indecisive More than a quarter (26%) … Read the full press release

Paul Bestford to lead Nutreco’s procurement

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced the appointment of Paul Bestford as the company’s new Chief Procurement Officer (CPO). Paul is coming from Burberry where he led the … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz marks 70 years of producing various models of cars, vans, buses, trucks in Argentina

(PRESS RELEASE) BUENOS AIRES, 10-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz celebrates 70 years of production in its factory in Buenos Aires, Argentina, its first plant outside of Germany. Having been the first productive subsidiary, meant the initial step of the worldwide … Read the full press release

Yara ranked third among 100 largest companies on the Oslo Stock Exchange in ESG reporting

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara International, Norwegian chemical company, announces that it has been ranked among the top performers in a new report from The Governance Group evaluates and ranks the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting … Read the full press release

Zumtobel Group in Q1: revenues up by 15.4 percents; Group confirms FY 2021/22 outlook despite increased raw material prices

Group revenues rise by 15.4% to EUR 289.3 million in the first quarter EBIT nearly triples to EUR 20.1 million Net profit rises to EUR 13.4 million Outlook for the 2021/22 financial year confirmed despite increased raw material prices and … Read the full press release

Exhibition at the Bank for International Settlements headquarters in Basel, Switzerland to mark the organisation’s 90th anniversary

BIS will open its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland to the public for an exhibition marking 90 years since its establishment. BIS 90 Years exhibition will showcase the Bank’s past, present and future role in promoting global monetary and financial stability. Open … Read the full press release

ABB’s Peter Voser joins Xynteo’s Europe Delivers partnership as its new Chairman

ABB Peter Voser joins Xynteo Europe Delivers partnership as its new Chairman

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Xynteo today announced that Peter Voser, Chairman of ABB Ltd., has agreed to serve as Chairman of Europe Delivers, a purpose-driven partnership that helps businesses and governments find new ways to grow while … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut Group takes over Belgian privately-owned B2B manufacturer of chocolate specialties and decorations

Strengthening of Barry Callebaut’s manufacturing capabilities in the growing market of highly customized chocolate specialties and decorations (PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 3-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barry Callebaut Group (SWX: BARN), Switzerland-based cocoa processor and chocolate manufacturer, has announced that it has … Read the full press release

Investor AB to accept Agnafit Bidco’s public offer for the shares in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 2-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Investor AB (STO: INVE-B), a Swedish investment and holding company founded in 1916, has announced its support for the Agnafit Bidco¹’s bid for Sobi (Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB). The company has undertaken to … Read the full press release

Emmi Group adds Athenos, the US feta market leader, to its specialty cheeses extensive range in North America

Ad hoc release pursuant to Art. 53 of the Listing Rules (PRESS RELEASE) LUCERNE, 2-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Emmi Group (SIX: EMMN), the leading Swiss milk processor, has announced it will acquire the leader in the US feta market Athenos. … Read the full press release

Crédit Agricole S.A. to offer its 175,000 employees worldwide to subscribe to new shares under the 2021 reserved capital increase

Crédit Agricole SA today announces the launch of its annual share offering reserved for employees of the Crédit Agricole group, worldwide. (PRESS RELEASE) MONTROUGE, France, 2-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Crédit Agricole S.A. (EPA: ACA), the world’s largest cooperative financial institution, has … Read the full press release

Sports car manufacturer Porsche expands capacity across Southeast Asia

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 30-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Porsche AG, a German high-performance sports cars manufacturer, has announced it is expanding its engineering and assembly capacity across Southeast Asia.  The development work of the sports car manufacturer has a long tradition … Read the full press release

DNV-ST-0119 standard for floating wind turbine structures updated

The main change is a completely revised section on floating stability. (PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 25-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the update of the DNV-ST-0119 standard for floating wind turbine structures. What’s … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces that a new stock option programme was approved

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 25-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that the Company’s Board of Directors has approved the grant of a number of 39,000 stock options within … Read the full press release

AFRY: Efterklang wins Red Dot Design Award with the audio universe project for Storytel

(PRESS RELEASE) SOLNA, 23-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AFRY (STO: AF-B), Swedish-Finnish engineering, consulting and design company active in energy, industry, infrastructure and IT, has announced that Efterklang, award winning expertise in sound design and audio branding and part of AFRY, … Read the full press release

Accenture to help Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) prioritize digital capabilities across Asia and Africa

Initiative will include feasibility study of Smart City OS in Mauritius (PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, 23-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced it has been selected … Read the full press release

Fully automated tram depot with a self-driving tram demonstrated by Siemens Mobility and ViP Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 23-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility, redefining mobility with intelligent infrastructure, sustainability, passenger experience and availability, has announced, together with its partner ViP Verkehrsbetrieb Potsdam GmbH a successful demonstration of a test of the mFUND’s AStriD (“Autonomous … Read the full press release

Aegon repurchased 35,933,035 common shares, July 8 – August 20, 2021 as part of its share buyback program

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 23-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Aegon N.V. (AMS: AGN), Dutch multinational life insurance, pensions and asset management company, has announced it has completed the share buyback program to neutralize the dilutive effect of the 2020 final dividend … Read the full press release

AXA announces capital increase reserved for its employees

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 23-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA (EPA: CS), A French multinational insurance and asset management firm, announces capital increase reserved for its employees which offers to its employees, in and outside of France, the opportunity to subscribe to … Read the full press release