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Rolls-Royce wins multi-million euros contract to provide safety I&C systems for the Nuclear Power Generation Laboratory in Brazil

LONDON, 21-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce to provide safety Instrumentation & Control (I&C) systems for the Nuclear Power Generation Laboratory (LABGENE), located in São Paulo, Brazil. LABGENE is currently under construction and which will be operated by the Navy Technology … Read the full press release

Fincantieri to build two new luxury expedition cruise ships for PONANT; to be operated by PAUL GAUGUIN brand

Fincantieri to build two new luxury expedition cruise ships for PONANT

TRIESTE, 20-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri announced it has been selected to build and design 2 new-generation luxury expedition cruise vessels for the French cruise company PONANT.  For the purpose the company has just signed MoA (memorandum of agreement) with … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel and Plan International Netherlands celebrate 25th anniversary of joint Education Fund

AMSTERDAM, 20-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — This Universal Children’s Day, AkzoNobel and Plan International Netherlands mark their 25th anniversary of improving education for young people through their joint Education Fund. The partnership started with education for children in developing countries, then … Read the full press release

UniCredit recognised as the Best Private Bank in CEE and the Best Private Bank in Austria, Czech Republic and Romania at the World’s Best Private Banks Awards 2020

MILAN, 19-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit named Best Private Bank in Central & Eastern Europe by Global Finance magazine in its fifth annual World’s Best Private Banks Awards 2020. UniCredit also earned another regional award, as the Best Private Bank … Read the full press release

UniCredit ELITE CEE Lounge welcomes 8 new SMEs from Central and Eastern European countries

MILAN/LONDON, 19-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit announces 8 new companies joining the UniCredit ELITE CEE Lounge today. ELITE and UniCredit established UniCredit CEE Lounge to leverage the London Stock Exchange Group’s ELITE platform to support the growth of fast-growing SMEs … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 11 – 15 Nov 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 18-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

Rapid Shape joins Henkel as technology partner for the acceleration of the mass-production of additive manufacturing across industries

DÜSSELDORF, 18-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Heimsheim, Germany based Rapid Shape is partnering with Henkel for the the mass production of 3D printed functional parts. Rapid Shape is active in the high-speed technologies for additive manufacturing and combined with Henkel’s materials … Read the full press release

DSM acquires specialty dairy solutions provider CSK

HEERLEN, Netherlands, 18-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM to acquire specialty dairy solutions provider Koninklijke CSK Food Enrichment C.V. (“CSK”) for a cash consideration of about €150 million. Subject to customary conditions, the transaction is expected to close before the … Read the full press release

Reporting of legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in October 2019 or in other period but effective in October 2019, in accordance with article 82 of Law no. 24/2017 and FSA Regulation no. 5/2018

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on November 15, 2019, the Report regarding legal documents concluded by DIGI Communications N.V. in October 2019 or in other period but effective in October … Read the full press release

Inmarsat further extends global leadership in true broadband services with the launch of new GX5 satellite on 22 November

LONDON, 15-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat‘s new GX5 satellite will be launched on Friday 22 November 2019. The launch window is between 21:08 and 22:43 UK time / UTC. To be launched by Arianespace from Guiana Space Center in Kourou, … Read the full press release

Danfoss to supply automotive traction power modules for ZF volume production projects

SCHWEINFURT/ NORDBORG, 14-NOV-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ZF Friedrichshafen AG and Danfoss Silicon Power GmbH announce new partnership for silicon- and silicon-carbide power modules. The partnership aims to improve the efficiency of electric drivelines by leveraging engineering and cost benefits at … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces the release of the Q3 2019 Financial Results

BUCHAREST, Romania, 14-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V.  “Digi” or the “Company”) announces that Q3 2019 financial results are available on the Company’s website. For details, please see: http://www.digi-communications.ro/en/investor-relations About Digi Communications NV Digi is the parent holding company of RCS & RDS group, a … Read the full press release

Hydro closes fabrication business unit and invests €4.4 million in Pole Products business unit in Drunen, Netherlands

OSLO, 13-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro closes its fabrication business unit in Drunen, Netherlands. The closure is due to the challenging European market, particularly in trailer construction, which represents a large part of the production in Drunen. Despite measures taken … Read the full press release

Nils Andersen to succeed Marijn Dekkers as Chairman of Unilever

LONDON/ ROTTERDAM, 13-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announces the appointment of Nils Andersen to succeed Marijn Dekkers as Chairman of Unilever. Marijn has decided to step down so that he can focus on his growing responsibilities as Founder and Chairman … Read the full press release

Flexitarian? Burger King and Unilever launch plant-based Rebel Whopper powered by The Vegetarian Butcher

LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 12-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Vegetarian Butcher teams up with Burger King brand to launch the plant-based Rebel Whopper. The new Rebel Whopper powered by The Vegetarian Butcher is being launched simultaneously in over 2,500 Burger King restaurants across … Read the full press release

Tobias C. Pross to succeed Andreas Utermann as CEO of Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI)

Deborah Zurkow, currently Global Head of Alternatives, to become Global Head of Investments MUNICH, 11-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) announceS leadership changes effective January 1, 2020 as part of its succession plan. Andreas Utermann to retire as … Read the full press release

Digi Communications NV announces Investor Call on the Financial Results for Q3 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 8-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on November 14, 2019 (at 16:00 UK time) it will host a conference call to discuss the Q3 2019 financial results. To participate in the … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä and PSA Marine achieved a breakthrough in their IntelliTug project in the port of Singapore

HELSINKI, 7-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä and PSA Marine IntelliTug project achieved a breakthrough following the successful installation of a first-of-its-kind Dynamic Positioning (DP) system onboard the harbour tug ‘PSA Polaris’. Trials are now being carried out in the Port … Read the full press release

BP Ventures backs Mobility-as-a-Service Finnish start-up with €10 million investment

LONDON, 7-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BP Ventures invests €10 million in MaaS Global. The Finnish-based start-up is a provider of digital mobility software designed to make transport easier and smarter. MaaS Global’s innovative Whim app provides users to access and … Read the full press release

Virgin Media partners with Vodafone to bring innovative new services including 5G to its customers

HOOK, UK, 6-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Virgin Media signs new Mobile Virtual Network Operator agreement with Vodafone UK. The five year deal will bring innovative new services, including 5G, to more than three million mobile customers and provide further flexibility … Read the full press release

GlobalConnect to lease 9,250 square meters at CPH Highline in Copenhagen from Skanska

STOCKHOLM, 6-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska signs 8-year lease on 9,250 square meters and 115 parking spaces at the office complex CPH Highline in Copenhagen, Denmark. The lease contract was signed with GlobalConnect A/S which will move into their new … Read the full press release

Santander takes over the majority stake in UK based Ebury for EUR 400 million 

Santander takes over the majority stake in UK based Ebury for EUR 400 million 

MADRID, 5-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UK based Ebury, which is the best-in-class trade and foreign exchange facilitator for small and medium-sized companies has received €400 million (~£350 million) strategic investment from Banco Santander. Santander’s investment in Ebury will help the … Read the full press release

BAE Systems welcomes Caitlin Hayden as senior vice president of communications

LONDON, 5-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems, Inc. announces the appointment of Caitlin Hayden as senior vice president of communications. Caitlin will lead BAE Systems’ external and internal communications activities in support of key business campaigns, community investment and employee … Read the full press release

Notification shares buy-back: DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market the transactions which occurred under the DIGI symbol, 28 Oct – 1 Nov 2019

BUCHAREST, Romania, 4-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In accordance with the ASF Regulation no. 5/2018 and art. 2 of the Commission Delegated Report (UE) 1052/2016, DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. reports to the regulated market (Bucharest Stock Exchange “BVB”, Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority … Read the full press release

EDF becomes a leader in battery storage in the UK with the acquisition of British start up Pivot Power

PARIS, 4-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EDF Group acquires battery storage and infrastructure for electric vehicle charging specialist, Pivot Power. EDF, already the largest low carbon electricity producer in the UK, becomes a leader in battery storage with this acquisition. The … Read the full press release

Medis to Launch an Innovative 4D Flow Module for Clinical Practice

Further enhances capabilities of Medis Suite MR to reduce complexity, simplify workflow and save time LEIDEN, Netherlands, 1-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Innovative cardiovascular imaging technology solutions developer Medis today announced a new module for the company’s Medis Suite MR. The … Read the full press release

DNA CEO Jukka Leinonen to head Telenor Group’s newly formed Nordic cluster

FORNEBU, 1-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jukka Leinonen has been appointed head of Telenor Group’s newly formed Nordic cluster. Leinonen is currently the CEO of the Finnish telcom operator DNA and will retain this position aside becoming a part of Telenor’s … Read the full press release

CapMan Infra invests in the acceleration of fibre network deployment across Finland

HELSINKI, 31-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan Infra to establish a joint venture with Telia Company that will invest into and deploy fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) infrastructure in Finland. CapMan Infra will take a majority investment in the joint venture that will acquire … Read the full press release

Khersonelectrotrans to modernise its bus fleet in southern Ukraine with an EBRD loan and a grant from the EU

KHERSON, Ukraine, 29-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD announces it is providing up to €10 million to the city of Kherson in Ukraine for replacement of their old fleet of trolley buses. The EBRD’s loan will be coupled with an investment grant … Read the full press release

DHL to provide PO management and visibility for some 4,500 TEU shipping containers coming to the Swedish furniture retailer Mio from Asia

DHL to provide end-to-end visibility and control of purchase orders for Mio Increased automation and streamlined management of inbound orders for Mio BONN, 29-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading Swedish retail chain for furniture and home furnishings Mio will use … Read the full press release