Category Archives: Spain

Press Releases & News from Spain distributed via EuropaWire

Saudi Arabia Orders Four Additional Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport Aircraft

(IN BRIEF) Saudi Arabia has ordered four additional Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft for the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF). These aircraft will begin conversion in early 2026 and enter service by 2027, enhancing RSAF’s air-to-air refuelling … Read the full press release

Creas Impacto II Targets €70 Million with Backing from EIF, ICO, Carasso Foundation, and Private Investors

(IN BRIEF) Creas Impacto II, supported by EIF, ICO, the Carasso Foundation, and private investors, targets a €70 million fund size under the InvestEU program. The fund, managed by CREAS, focuses on investing in about 12 growth-stage companies in Spain … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces significant agreements concluded by the Company’s subsidiaries in Spain

(IN BRIEF) Digi Spain Telecom S.L.U. (“DIGI Spain”) has signed a 16-year national roaming and RAN sharing agreement with Telefónica Móviles España, effective from 1 January 2025. Additionally, a 10-year fixed broadband bitstream wholesale agreement has been concluded. These deals, … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán Visits Spanish Women’s National Soccer Team to Show Support

(IN BRIEF) Ignacio Galán, Chairman of Iberdrola, visited the Spanish women’s national soccer team at their training camp in Las Rozas to express the company’s unwavering support ahead of their games in Paris. Galán praised the team’s talent and recent … Read the full press release

SGW Global Appoints Telcomdis as the Official European Distributor for Motorola Nursery and Motorola Sound Products

SGW Global (SGW) is delighted to announce the appointment of Telcomdis as the official distributor for Motorola Nursery and Motorola personal audio products across Europe, including the UK. (IN BRIEF) SGW Global has appointed Telcomdis as the official distributor for … Read the full press release

Kembara Fund I FCR Secures €350 Million EIF Commitment to Drive Deep Tech and Climate Innovation

(IN BRIEF) Kembara Fund I FCR, a €1 billion deep tech and climate-focused fund managed by Spain-based Alma Mundi Ventures, has secured a €350 million commitment from the European Investment Fund (EIF). As the first Spanish fund to be selected … Read the full press release

Telefónica Tops Social Responsibility Rankings in Global ICT Sector

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica has been recognized as the world’s most socially responsible technology company in the first Social Ranking 2024 by the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA). Out of 173 ICT companies assessed, Telefónica’s strong performance in human rights, decent work … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the availability of the instruction regarding the payment of share dividend for the 2023 financial year

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications N.V., a leading European telecommunication services provider, has released detailed instructions for the payment of a 1.25 lei per share dividend for the 2023 financial year. The dividend will be paid on 22 July 2024 to … Read the full press release

DNV to Utilize Advanced Lidar Technology at Bay of St. Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm

(IN BRIEF) DNV has been chosen by the Iberdrola Group to conduct power curve verification using advanced nacelle lidar technology at the Bay of St. Brieuc offshore wind farm in Brittany. This project, featuring 62 turbines with a capacity of … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the granting of conditional stock options to Executive Directors of the Company based on the general shareholders’ meeting approval from 25 June 2024

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications N.V. has granted conditional stock options to its Executive Directors following the general shareholders’ meeting approval on 25 June 2024. The grants include 80,000 options for Mr. Serghei Bulgac and 60,000 for Mr. Valentin Popoviciu, subject … Read the full press release

EIB and Cepsa Partner on €285 Million Biofuels Plant to Boost Energy Security and Decarbonisation

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has allocated a €285 million loan to Cepsa for the development of an advanced biofuels plant in Andalusia, Spain, adjacent to the La Rábida Energy Park. In partnership with Bio-Oils, the facility will … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Earns EDGE Certification for Gender Equality, Sets Sights on Highest Recognition by 2026

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola has achieved EDGE certification, recognizing its commitment to gender equality in the workplace. Awarded the EDGE Move label in its first year, the company aims for the highest certification by 2026. Over the past two decades, Iberdrola … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the OGMS resolutions and the availability of the approved 2023 Annual Report

(IN BRIEF) Digi Communications N.V. held its general shareholders’ meeting (GSM) today, announcing significant resolutions and the availability of its 2023 Annual Report. Key decisions include: Adoption of the 2023 Annual Accounts. Approval of a gross dividend of 1.25 RON … Read the full press release

BBVA Foundation’s 16th Frontiers of Knowledge Awards Celebrate the Power of Knowledge

(IN BRIEF) The 16th BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards ceremony, held in Bilbao, celebrated the importance of knowledge in addressing societal challenges, including climate change. BBVA Foundation President Carlos Torres Vila emphasized the need for attracting talent and capital … Read the full press release

BBVA Sells €270 Million Non-Performing Loan Portfolio in Spain to AXACTOR

(IN BRIEF) BBVA has completed the sale of the ‘Estoril Project,’ a portfolio of unsecured non-performing loans totaling €270 million, to AXACTOR. This transaction is part of BBVA’s strategy to optimize its balance sheet and improve its non-performing loan ratio … Read the full press release

La Vera Carbon2Nature: Iberdrola Launches Major Reforestation Project in Jaraíz de la Vera

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola has launched the “La Vera Carbon2Nature” project in Jaraíz de la Vera, Spain, aiming to manage 1,499 hectares of pastureland over 50 years. The project involves planting more than 700,000 trees to restore a dehesa ecosystem and … Read the full press release

EIB Group and Spain Launch €3.4 Billion Regional Resilience Fund for Strategic Investments

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group) and Spain’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Enterprise have launched the Regional Resilience Fund, aimed at channeling Next Generation EU loans into key projects within the Spanish Autonomous Communities. This initiative … Read the full press release

Grupo Oesía and Thales Forge Strategic Alliance to Enhance Defence and Security Technologies

(IN BRIEF) Grupo Oesía and Thales have finalized a strategic collaboration agreement at the Eurosatory fair in Paris, aimed at advancing technology development in defence, security, aerospace, naval, digital transformation, and cybersecurity sectors. The partnership seeks to integrate their respective … Read the full press release

Thiess Secures Four-Year Contract Extension with BHP Mitsubishi Alliance

(IN BRIEF) Thiess, a prominent global mining services provider, has secured a substantial four-year contract extension with BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) for operations at the Caval Ridge mine in Queensland, Australia. Valued at $580 million, the contract reaffirms Thiess’ role … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Pioneers Digital Solutions for Sustainable Grid Development and Electrification Strategy

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola is focusing on enhancing its electricity grids as a primary growth area from 2024 to 2026, investing heavily to integrate digital solutions through its Perseo startup program. These innovations, including machine learning and algorithms, aim to forecast … Read the full press release

Leighton Asia Awarded Contract to Equip Data Center in Hyderabad, India

(IN BRIEF) Leighton Asia, in collaboration with Sterling and Wilson, has secured a contract to equip a data center in Hyderabad, India. This project expands Leighton Asia’s presence in the data center sector across Asia and highlights its capabilities in … Read the full press release

PUMA Extends Sponsorship for Christopher Street Day Nürnberg, Affirming Commitment to LGBTQ+ Rights

(IN BRIEF) PUMA extends its sponsorship of Christopher Street Day Nürnberg for three more years, highlighting its ongoing commitment to LGBTQ+ rights. The company will actively participate in Pride events, organize Pride Month activities for employees, and illuminate its headquarters … Read the full press release

Strategic Alliance: EIB and Banco Sabadell Drive Economic Cohesion in Spain

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Banco Sabadell have joined forces in a significant deal, signing a guarantee agreement worth up to €200 million, which is the first phase of a broader operation of €300 million. Over the … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ’s Cutting-edge Technology Enhances Tissue Manufacturing at Kartogroup España’s Burriana Facility

(IN BRIEF) ANDRITZ, a global technology group, has successfully implemented a project at Kartogroup España’s Burriana mill in Spain, involving the installation of advanced equipment aimed at enhancing the efficiency and sustainability of tissue production. Pascual Gómez, COO of Kartogroup, … Read the full press release

Digi Communications N.V. announces the conclusion of a Senior Facility Agreement by companies within Digi Group

(IN BRIEF) On June 3, 2024, Digi Communications N.V. announced that it, along with its Romanian subsidiary Digi Romania S.A. and Digi Spain Telecom S.L.U., has finalized a Senior Facility Agreement. This agreement includes a term loan of EUR 150 … Read the full press release

BBVA Expands Emission Reduction Targets to Real Estate and Aluminum Sectors

(IN BRIEF) BBVA, in its commitment to decarbonization, has expanded its intermediate emission reduction targets for 2030 to include the real estate sector in Spain and the global aluminum industry. These sectors join the list of targets set by the … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Telcaria Collaborate to Enhance Energy Efficiency in 5G Networks

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson and Telcaria have joined forces to improve the energy efficiency of 5G networks as part of the ‘6G DAWN’ project overseen by CTTC and funded under Spain’s government initiatives. Focused on optimizing private 5G networks for reduced … Read the full press release

Repsol and Amazon Join Forces for Convenient Returns at Spanish Service Stations

(IN BRIEF) Repsol and Amazon have launched a pioneering returns service in Spain, leveraging Repsol’s extensive service station network. Over 700 Repsol stations already offer customers the convenience of returning Amazon purchases without labels or boxes, with plans for further … Read the full press release

Almirall Launches AK Global Day Campaign to Raise Awareness of Actinic Keratosis and Sun Exposure Risks

(IN BRIEF) Almirall’s new data highlights the alarming lack of awareness regarding actinic keratosis (AK), a common precancerous dermatological condition linked to sun exposure, with more than one-third of affected individuals unaware of its causes. The survey, conducted across Spain, … Read the full press release

VELUX Group Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity Goal with Completion of Agri-PV Solar Park in Spain

(IN BRIEF) The VELUX Group celebrates the completion and full operation of a 54 MWp photovoltaic (PV) solar park in Alhendín, Spain, developed by BayWa r.e. under a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). This innovative Agri-PV installation combines renewable energy generation … Read the full press release

EIB Boosts Healthcare Infrastructure in Castilla y León with €120 Million Loan

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has committed €120 million in the first tranche of financing, out of a total of €175 million, to the regional government of Castilla y León in Spain. The loan aims to facilitate the … Read the full press release

EIB Partners with Castilla y León Government to Boost SMEs with €25 Million Loan

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has inked a €25 million loan agreement with the regional government of Castilla y León through the Institute for Business Competitiveness of Castilla y León (ICECyL), aiming to support small and medium-sized enterprises … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp Partners with CSIC to Study Lesser Kestrel Habitat Use in Andalusia

(IN BRIEF) In a collaborative effort, Lightsource bp has teamed up with scientists from the CSIC Biological Station in Spain to conduct a groundbreaking study on the habitat use of Lesser Kestrels in Andalusia. Nine kestrels have been equipped with … Read the full press release

Philips Launches Nationwide Ambulatory Cardiac Monitoring Service in Spain

(IN BRIEF) Royal Philips has successfully introduced its ambulatory cardiac monitoring service nationwide in Spain, employing its wearable ePatch paired with the AI-driven Cardiologs analytics platform. Fourteen healthcare providers across Spain are utilizing the ePatch extended wear Holter monitors to … Read the full press release

CEMOSA Partners with Eviden to Revolutionize HR with SAP SuccessFactors Implementation

(IN BRIEF) CEMOSA, a Spanish multinational specializing in engineering and quality control for the construction sector, collaborates with Eviden to implement SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central and Employee Central Payroll as part of its digital strategy. This initiative aims to introduce … Read the full press release

Victorian Government Extends Contract with Metro Trains Melbourne Consortium

(IN BRIEF) The Victorian State Government has prolonged its contract with the Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) consortium for another 18 months to continue operating Melbourne’s metropolitan passenger rail services. UGL, a member of the MTM consortium, has been part of … Read the full press release

Indra Unveils AI-Powered 360 Vision System for Armored Vehicles

(IN BRIEF) Indra has showcased a groundbreaking 360 vision system, enhanced by artificial intelligence, designed to equip armored vehicles with heightened situational awareness and operational efficiency. Presented to key defense authorities at the Wheeled Vehicle Maintenance Park in Córdoba, Spain, … Read the full press release

Telefónica Tech Partners with Microsoft to Enhance Global Cybersecurity Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica Tech and Microsoft have announced a new collaboration at the RSA conference in San Francisco, aiming to bolster cybersecurity services for enterprises worldwide. By integrating Microsoft’s advanced security and AI solutions with Telefónica Tech’s operational cybersecurity expertise, … Read the full press release

Leighton Asia Secures A$160 Million Contract for Choa Chu Kang Waterworks Reconstruction

(IN BRIEF) Leighton Asia, a CIMIC Group company, has clinched a contract worth approximately A$160 million for the reconstruction of Choa Chu Kang Waterworks, one of Singapore’s major water treatment facilities. The project, awarded by PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, … Read the full press release