Category Archives: Slovenia

Press Releases & News from Slovenia distributed via EuropaWire

Maersk’s Green Methanol Vessel, Astrid Maersk, Arrives in Koper, Slovenia

(IN BRIEF) Maersk’s second large vessel powered by green methanol, Astrid Maersk, arrived at the Port of Koper, Slovenia, marking a significant step in Maersk’s goal to achieve Net-Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040. The vessel, part of Maersk’s AE12 … Read the full press release

EIB Group Commits €359 Million to Support Slovenian Projects in 2023, Bolstering Infrastructure and Energy Sectors

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group) has reported a successful year in 2023, allocating €359 million in new commitments to projects in Slovenia. These investments are aimed at boosting economic growth and preserving jobs in Slovenia and … Read the full press release

EIB Commits €250 Million for Second Rail Track in Slovenia to Boost Transport Network

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €250 million loan agreement with 2TDK Družba za razvoj projekta d.o.o (2TDK) to support the construction of a second rail track in Slovenia, a vital component of the Baltic-Adriatic-Mediterranean Trans-European … Read the full press release

EDF Advances Global Nuclear Ambitions at World Nuclear Exhibition

(IN BRIEF) EDF has taken significant steps in advancing its global nuclear ambitions, submitting a technical and commercial proposal for a new nuclear program in Slovenia using EPR technology, aiming to support the construction of two EPR1200 units or one … Read the full press release

Krka Receives TOP Education Management Certificate for Investment in Employee Development

(IN BRIEF) Krka, a Slovenian pharmaceutical company, has been honored with the TOP Education Management certificate at the Edutainment 2023 convention. This recognition is presented to Slovenian companies that demonstrate a strong commitment to employee education and development. Krka’s Head … Read the full press release

InvestEU-backed Partnership to Stimulate SME Growth and Digitalization in Slovenia

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) and SID Bank have signed a guarantee agreement worth €42 million to unlock €72 million in new loans for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Slovenia. The agreement, backed by InvestEU, will … Read the full press release

InvestEU-Backed EIF Guarantees to Enable UniCredit Group to Provide Favorable Loans to 2,500 SMEs

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Fund (EIF) has provided UniCredit Group with two guarantees worth €370 million to support investment by small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) across seven EU countries. The transactions are backed by InvestEU, the European Union’s long-term … Read the full press release

Krka recognized for sustainable energy management at Dnevi energetikov conference

(IN BRIEF) Krka, a Slovenian pharmaceutical company, has been awarded the title of the most energy-efficient company at the 25th conference of energy experts in Slovenia. The awards were given to Krka for its integrated, efficient, and sustainable management of … Read the full press release

Viessmann to acquire a minority stake in an IoT startup focused on the HVAC market (heating, cooling, ventilation) based in Slovenia

(PRESS RELEASE) ALLENDORF (EDER), 1-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Viessmann Deutschland GmbH, a German leading manufacturer of high-efficiency heating and renewable energy systems, has announced the purchase of a minority stake in Nomnio d.o.o., an IoT startup focused on the HVAC … Read the full press release

Viessmann acquisisce una quota di minoranza in una startup IoT focalizzata sul mercato HVAC (riscaldamento, raffreddamento, ventilazione) con sede in Slovenia

(COMUNICATO STAMPA) ALLENDORF (EDER), 1-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Viessmann Deutschland GmbH, leader tedesco nella produzione di sistemi di riscaldamento ad alta efficienza e di energia rinnovabile, ha annunciato l’acquisto di una quota di minoranza di Nomnio d.o.o. , una startup … Read the full press release

The Feminist Movements Revitalizing Democracy in Europe (FIERCE) project kicks-off!

(PRESS RELEASE) THESSALONIKI, 7-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — On the 1st of September 2022, the FIERCE project successfully kicked-off having a consortium full of enthusiastic partners already eager to collaborate and co-create. On that date the partners met online to prepare … Read the full press release

BAE Systems und der slowenische Leichtflugzeughersteller Pipistrel Aircraft arbeiten gemeinsam an der Entwicklung von leichten, nachhaltigen Elektroflugzeugen

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) FARNBOROUGH, 7-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), ein britisches multinationales Verteidigungs-, Sicherheits- und Luft- und Raumfahrtunternehmen und Pipistrel Aircraft, ein slowenischer Hersteller von Leichtflugzeugen, haben eine Partnerschaft angekündigt, die darauf abzielt, den sich entwickelnden Anforderungen des Militärluftfahrtsektors … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and Slovenian light aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel Aircraft partner over the the development of light-weight sustainable electric aircraft

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 7-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, and Pipistrel Aircraft, a Slovenian light aircraft manufacturer, have announced a partnership aimed at addressing the evolving demands of the military … Read the full press release

EBRD appoints Elisabetta Falcetti as the new Head for Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces the appointment of Elisabetta Falcetti as the new Head in in central Europe and the Baltic states (CEB). EBRD President Odile Renaud-Basso has formally introduced … Read the full press release

NLB certified top employer in Slovenia for the sixth consecutive year

(PRESS RELEASE) LJUBLJANA, 28-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest banking and financial group in Slovenia NLB announces that it has earned the prestigious Top Employer certificate for the sixth consecutive year. International independent Top Employers Institute has once again awarded … Read the full press release

Slovenian Nova Ljubljanska Banka d.d. successfully issued EUR 120 million subordinated Tier 2 notes

Slovenian Nova Ljubljanska Banka d.d. successfully completes EUR 120 million subordinated Tier 2 notes

Visible tightening of spreads compared to the previous transaction (PRESS RELEASE) LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, 6-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading Slovenian bank NLB d.d. (Nova Ljubljanska Banka d.d.) announced it has successfully completed the issuance of subordinated Tier 2 notes in the … Read the full press release

Coface acquires market leader in credit insurance in Slovenia

(PRESS RELEASE) Bois-Colombes, France, 15-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Coface supports its strategy of profitable growth in Central & Eastern Europe region with the acquisition of SID – PKZ, the market leader in credit insurance in Slovenia with a high market … Read the full press release

New Study Reconfirms Effectiveness and Safety of Fotona Dynamis Laser Treatment for Minimally-Invasive Urinary Incontinence

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, 21-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest study published in the World Journal of Urology (Comparison between erbium‑doped yttrium aluminum garnet laser therapy and sling procedures in the treatment of stress and mixed urinary incontinence – https://doi.org/10.1007/s00345-018-2445-x) provides further … Read the full press release

NLB d.d. to sell 28.13% stake in Skupna pokojninska družba d.d to Zavarovalnica Triglav d.d.

Today, September 14th 2018 in Ljubljana NLB d.d. signed a purchase and sales agreement with Zavarovalnica Triglav d.d. for the sale of 9,102 shares of Skupna pokojninska družba d.d., representing 28.13% of company’s share capital. Ljubljana, Slovenia, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NLB d.d. … Read the full press release

Filarmonica della Scala 2018 tour: seven concerts in seven different cities across Slovenia, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy

Seven concerts in seven  cities across Slovenia, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy Independent orchestra dedicated to symphonic repertoire MILAN, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The last leg of the Filarmonica della Scala international tour in 2018 will start on 30 August … Read the full press release

MAN Lion’s Coach named Bus of the Year at the Slovenian Commercial Vehicle Awards

MAN Truck & Bus is a winner for the second year in a row at the Commercial Vehicle Awards in Slovenia The new MAN Lion’s Coach follows in the footsteps of the NEOPLAN Tourliner to win Bus of the Year … 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

Stadler to design and build 26 single and double-decker multiple units for the Slovenian state rail operator Slovenske Železnice

Bussnang, Switzerland, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Stadler is designing and building 26 single and double-decker multiple units for the Slovenian state rail operator Slovenske Železnice. The order comprises eleven FLIRT EMU trains, five FLIRT DMU trains and ten KISS EMU trains, … Read the full press release

World Life Experience is headed to Ljubljana

The lucky participants will be in Ljubljana, Slovenia showing a worldwide audience the wonders of the City, while enjoying hands on involvement with the ZAVOD POVOD Institution, from March 01st to March 11th, 2018. LISBON, Portugal , 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Telekom Slovenije upgrades its 4th generation mobile network with 4G+ technology; expands fiber optics network

LJUBLJANA, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telekom Slovenije continues to upgrade the capabilities and performance of its fixed and mobile networks. This year Telekom Slovenije began actively upgrading its 4th generation mobile network with 4G+ technology (LTE-Advanced), and continues with the … Read the full press release

Telekom Slovenije tests Narrowband-IoT standardized technology

LJUBLJANA, 02-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telekom Slovenije has successfully completed testing the Narrowband-IoT standardized technology. This is a low-power network technology that utilizes the existing infrastructure. It designed for effective communication of mass-distributed devices (up to 50,000 devices per network … Read the full press release

Nova KBM completes the acquisition of Summit Leasing Slovenija (SLS)

MARIBOR, 21-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (18. September 2017), Nova KBM (NKBM or the Bank) completed the acquisition of Summit Leasing Slovenija (SLS), one of the leading leasing companies in Slovenia. The transaction marks an important step towards realizing NKBM’s strategic goal of … Read the full press release

The first Gorenje Group International Business Hackathon will b held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, October 28 – 29, 2017

VELENJE, Slovenia, 20-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Gorenje Group is scouting for the best and most promising talent to tackle the business and digital challenges of the future at the first Gorenje Group International Business Hackathon. The two-day competition in searching for … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding takes over the international and domestic cargo transport needs of Gorenje Group

European manufacturer builds on existing relationship with DHL Global Forwarding DHL manages 2,200 TEU of import and export ocean freight annually BONN, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Global Forwarding has taken over responsibility for the international and domestic cargo transport needs … Read the full press release

District Court of Maribor registers the merger by acquisition of KBS banka by Nova KBM

Maribor, Slovenia, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, the District Court of Maribor issued a decision on entering into the court register the merger by acquisition of KBS banka by Nova KBM. Consequently, KBS banka ceased to exist as an independent legal … Read the full press release

180 media executives to share insights about broadcast marketing at the 21st Eurovision Connect in Ljubljana

The 21st Eurovision Connect event began on Monday (22 May) in the Slovenian captial Ljubljana, in collaboration with RTVSLO. GENEVA, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — More than 180 executives in marketing, branding, promotion & media planning from 50 media organisations are attending the 2 … Read the full press release

Novartis Reinforces Commitment to Sandoz With Major Investment in Business

Total investment of EUR 105 million in Prevalje site reinforces commitment to largest Sandoz business, Anti-Infectives, and single largest global product, broad-spectrum antibiotic amoxicillin-clavulanic acid. The investment will bring 150 new jobs, more than doubling the number of employees at … Read the full press release

Merger by acquisition of KBS banka by Nova KBM finalised

MARIBOR, 04-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (3. january 2017), the District Court of Maribor issued a decision on entering into the court register the merger by acquisition of KBS banka by Nova KBM. Consequently, KBS banka ceased to exist as an independent … Read the full press release

Petrol’s subsidiary IGES to dispose an Interest in GEN-I d.o.o.

LJUBLJANA, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the fulfilment of suspensive conditions, IGES d.o.o., a subsidiary of Petrol d.d., Ljubljana, has completed the disposal of its interest in GEN-I, d.o.o.  The buyer is GEN-EL d.o.o.; the amount EUR 45,100,000.00. IGES d.o.o. is … Read the full press release

Gorenje Group unveils Spartak-branded line-up of domestic appliances for the CIS region

MOSCOW, 18-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For several years, Russia has been one of the key markets for Gorenje Group. Through a partnership with Spartak Moscow football club, Gorenje is increasing its brand awareness throughout the whole CIS region as Spartak is … Read the full press release

Gorenje won Zac of the Year 2016 award presented by Euronics Austria

VIENNA, 10-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Gorenje brand is among the top five most recognized home appliance brands, and among top five by market share. Since the founding of Gorenje Austria 41 years ago and the slogan “Bewusst robust” (Deliberately Sturdy), Gorenje … Read the full press release

Gorenje Lifestyle Magazine nominated for two POMP awards for special achievements in content marketing

LJUBLJANA, 10-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — At this year’s POMP Forum event, Gorenje Lifestyle Magazine (year 2015) was nominated for two POMP awards for special achievements in content marketing: for “Best printed magazine/newspaper” and “Best design solution in content marketing”; in the … Read the full press release

Alenka Smerkolj becomes EIB Governor for the Republic of Slovenia

LUXEMBOURG, 07-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 14 July 2016, Ms Alenka SMERKOLJ, Minister without portfolio responsible for Development, Strategic Projects and Cohesion in the Slovenian Government since November 2014, was appointed Acting Minister of Finance following the resignation of Mr Dusan MRAMOR. She … Read the full press release

Gorenje 23rd AGM: Discharge from liability granted to Gorenje Management Board for FY2015; sales and profit grow in 1H2016

VELENJE, Slovenia, 13-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act (ZGD-1), the Market of Financial Instruments Act (ZTFI), the Ljubljana Stock Exchange Rules and the Corporate Governance Code for Joint Stock Companies, and in accordance with the … Read the full press release

Four prestigious Red Dot design awards for Gorenje Group products this year

Gorenje Group products won four prestigious Red Dot design awards this year. The 41-member jury believed they represent the current pinnacle of design in the home appliance industry. Gorenje’s products have been constantly among the award-winning design elite for a … Read the full press release