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Angela Liu to lead Barclays China

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays (LON: BARC), a British multinational universal bank, has announced the appointment of Angela Liu as Country CEO, China. As Barclays continues to reinforce its Asia Pacific franchise the leadership change will strengthen … Read the full press release

Amanda Blanc, Group CEO Aviva PLC: We need to unlock trillions of private finance to speed up the transition to net zero

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global financial services industry calls on G20 governments to help build a Net Zero economy and meet the goals of the Paris agreement ahead of COP26. The Call to Action includes specific policy … Read the full press release

Chinese Solar Energy company Sungrow FPV gets DNV Statement of Conformity for its anchoring and mooring design methodology for FPV systems

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 8-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced it awarded a Statement of Conformity to the Chinese Solar Energy company Sungrow FPV, a provider of floating solar PV (FPV) for inland … Read the full press release

The 20th BMW Motorrad Days will be held on 2 and 3 of July 2022 in Berlin

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 8-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — For almost two decades now, attending the BMW Motorrad Days has been a must for motorcycle fans from all over the world. Visitors from countries such as the USA, Japan or Australia, sports, … Read the full press release

Societe Generale The Future Is You Foundation launches with €7 million annual budget to help young people across France and Africa

Bringing together solidarity sponsorship and musical patronage within the new Societe Generale The Future Is You Foundation Greater support for young people to help them to build their future An annual budget of €7 million for the Foundation’s initiatives, mainly … Read the full press release

Equinor invites equity analysts to provide estimates for its third quarter adjusted results

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 8-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy company active in more than 30 markets globally, has sent an invitation to analysts with coverage of the company to provide their … Read the full press release

ESET researchers discovered a novel malware that appears to be attacking Linux running systems across Southeast Asia

(PRESS RELEASE) BRATISLAVA, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a Slovak internet security company known for its anti-virus and firewall products, has announced that its researchers have discovered a previously unknown malware family that utilizes custom and well-designed modules, targeting operating … Read the full press release

Voith to deliver inclined wire formers and high-performance dryers for Owens Corning’s massive glass mat production facility in Fort Smith, AR, United States

The full-line supplier Voith receives the order for the forming, binding and drying sections of a new glass mat production line from Owens Corning. Owens Corning’s new 50,000-square-meter manufacturing facility will sit adjacent to their existing Fort Smith site. Technological … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina to use more environment-friendly packaging for the Friesche Vlag coffee creamers

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — FrieslandCampina, a Dutch multinational dairy cooperative, has announced that it will be using recycled PET bottle from now on for its Friesche Vlag coffee creamers. All single-use glass bottles of the entire coffee … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp to test the industrial production, use and system integration of green hydrogen as part of German Federal Ministry of Education and Research’s hydrogen lead projects

H2Giga: thyssenkrupp is driving forward the industrialization of alkaline water electrolysis through automated series production H2Mare: thyssenkrupp tests the offshore production of green methanol and ammonia TransHyDE: thyssenkrupp tests ammonia cracking (PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp (ETR: … Read the full press release

Bundesvereinigung Logistik, GS1 Germany and T-Systems pilot project: digital delivery note soon to replace paper delivery note when companies ship products

Cooperation project between BVL, GS1 Germany and T-Systems for faster delivery processes. Proof of concept with Open Telekom Cloud and GS1 standards confirms benefits and practicability of standardized solution First implementations targeted for 2022 (PRESS RELEASE)BONN, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom (ETR: DTE), … Read the full press release

“Without women, We are unable to solve the world’s greatest challenges” — She Loves Tech 12 Hot Finalists ready to get their chance at the Local Pitch in South Europe!

She Loves Tech, the world’s largest startup competition for women and technology, has selected the TOP 12 finalists from the South European region to compete in the Local Pitch Competition round on 13 October 2021 at 2PM! (PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, … Read the full press release

Skanska buys development property in Bærum, Norway for about EUR 20.6 million from Norwegian real estate developer Profier

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it has acquired a development property for residential purpose in Bærum, Norway for some NOK 210M (SEK 210M / EUR … Read the full press release

Skanska to construct EUR 39 million school building in Malmö, Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced it has been contracted by Stadsfastigheter for the construction of new upper secondary school in Malmö, Sweden in a deal … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric ranks 24th in Universum’s annual survey of engineering students

Schneider Electric recognized by Universum in its ranking of Top 50 global employers Schneider Electric reaches Top-25 for the first time (PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric (EPA: SU), a global leader in energy management, digital transformation … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ at MIAC 2021: sustainable paper and board production; combustion systems upgrade; world’s fastest kraftliner shoe-blade

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, equipment, systems and services across multiple industries, has announced it will present its innovative technologies for sustainable paper production at MIAC … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse unveils next generation digital securities post-trade platform for truly digital and decentralised finance

Digital post-trade platform D7 enables end-to-end digital securities processing Over 80 per cent of German securities eligible to be digitised through centralised digital register by mid-2022, enabling same-day-issuance and paperless, automated straight-through processing Launch partners include leading financial institutions and … Read the full press release

BAE Systems investment to provide digital skills training at 70 schools across Lancashire region

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it will invest £300,000 in programmes designed to enhance digital skills of young people in Lancashire. Working in collaboration … Read the full press release

Communications Technology: Triton Fund IV portfolio company EQOS Energie Deutschland GmbH acquires TCT TechnikCentrumThale GmbH

(PRESS RELEASE) BIBERACH, Germany, 5-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Triton Partners, a private equity investment firm with focus on medium-sized businesses across Europe, has announced that its Triton Fund IV portfolio company EQOS Energie Deutschland GmbH, one of the leading service … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse venture capital arm DB1 Ventures acquires minority stake in WeMatch, a fintech digitizing the wholesale derivatives industry

WeMatch is a fintech company focussing on trading workflows for the wholesale derivatives industry DB1 Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Deutsche Börse, leads the Series B funding round Other investors include Augmentum Fintech PLC, Illuminate Financial and existing … Read the full press release

Aquaculture: Alfa Laval acquires LiftUP, leader in waste extraction systems for fish farms

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 5-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has announced the acquisition of Norwegian system manufacturer LiftUP, a market leader in removing waste from fish farms to reduce … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO’s digitalisation, MQB and MEB vehicles parallel production part of the recognitions the automaker received at AUTOBEST in Barcelona

Europe’s largest independent automotive jury recognises ŠKODA AUTO’s successful development in international markets and innovative concepts in production November 2020 awards ceremony postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic Award winners honoured last Thursday evening in Barcelona (PRESS RELEASE) MLADÁ BOLESKAV, 4-Oct-2021 … Read the full press release

Covestro and ALBA Group’s Interseroh partner over innovative recycling of plastic waste

The goal is a resource-efficient circular economy (PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 4-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro (ETR: 1COV), a German company leader in polymer materials, has announced it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Interseroh, an environmental service provider and … Read the full press release

New 2GW standard by TenneT to accelerate offshore wind deployment

2GW standard essential to help Europe become the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050 TenneT starts tender of 2GW stations (Platform & HVDC system) for Dutch IJmuiden Ver projects First 2GW IJmuiden Ver project operational in 2028 (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, … Read the full press release

Nutreco part of USD 7.5 million funding round in Norwegian salmon farming company AquaCon

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 4-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced it participated in a USD 7.5 million (~EUR 6.5 million) funding round in Norwegian land-based salmon farming company AquaCon. Other companies that … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies adds 1.4 GWp net capacity to its renewable portfolio following the Adani Green Energy / SB Energy India deal

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 4-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies (EPA: TTE), one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced it will add  net capacity of ~1.4 GWp¹ of projects in operation and under construction to its renewable portfolio following the … Read the full press release

Sampo plc announces EUR 750 million share buyback programme

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sampo Group (HEL: SAMPO), a Finnish financial and insurance group, has announced that the Board of Directors of Sampo plc, its parent company, has decided to launch a buyback programme for Sampo A … Read the full press release

ING initiates the repurchase of ordinary shares of ING Groep as part of €1.7 billion share buyback programme

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ING (AMS: INGA), a Dutch multinational banking and financial services group, has announced the start of a share buyback programme under which it plans to repurchase ordinary shares of ING Groep, with a … Read the full press release

Orange to increase the capital of its bank with EUR 230 million; buys Groupama’s stake

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange S.A. (EPA: ORA), a French multinational telecommunications group, has announced it will invest EUR 230 million in its bank (Orange Bank) to increase the capital and speed up the growth projects envisaged … Read the full press release

Allianz completes the acquisition of Aviva plc Italian General Insurance business for €330 million

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Aviva plc (LON: AV), a British multinational insurance company, has announced that Allianz SE (ETR: ALV), a German multinational financial services company, has completed the acquisition of Aviva’s Italian General Insurance business for … Read the full press release