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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

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

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

Royal SMIT takes over DNV’s Transformer Oil Laboratory, its personnel and the ISO 17025 accreditation

(PRESS RELEASE) NIJMEGEN/ARNHEM, The Netherlands, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the completion of the acquisition of its Transformer Oil Laboratory along with its personnel and the ISO 17025 accreditation by Royal … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to combine its existing Decor business with Chinese Minglian’s decor paper plant in a mix of acquisition/joint venture deal

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö (HEL: AM1), a global leader in fiber-based materials, has announced it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 60% of Chinese decor paper producer Minglian New Materials Technology Co., Ltd., established … Read the full press release

AL Amyloidosis: Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease, takes over Caelum Biosciences, Inc.

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca (LON: AZN), a British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, has announced its rare diseases arm Alexion has exercised its option to acquire all remaining equity in Caelum Biosciences, Inc., a Clinical Stage … Read the full press release

Hexagon to acquire the Material Readiness® application of Atlas RFID Solutions

Hexagon enhances materials management capabilities with the acquisition of Jovix material tracking solution (PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB (STO: HEXA-B), the global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, has announced it further expands into the … Read the full press release

Assa Abloy acquires leading door and window hardware company in UK and Ireland

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 27-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Assa Abloy AB (STO: ASSA-B), leader in locks, doors, gates, and entrance automation, has announced the acquisition of Arran Isle, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of door and window hardware in the … Read the full press release

Tikehau Capital to acquire a 42% stake in Caisse des Dépôts subsidiary Egis

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 23-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Caisse des Dépôts, a French public sector financial institution created in 1816, has announced that it has received a binding offer from Tikehau Capital, the alternative asset management group with €30.9 billion AUM, … Read the full press release

Update (Sep 2021) on Vienna Insurance Group’s planned acquisition of Aegon’s business in Hungary

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 21-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vienna Insurance Group AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe (VIE: VIG), one of the largest international insurance groups in Central and Eastern Europe, has announced that its appeal against Hungarian veto on Aegon acquisition has … 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

Galp expands its charging points network in Portugal with the acquisition of Mobiletric

Transaction to expand Galp’s electric charging network by 280 points in the short term Galp strengthens its ambition to have 10,000 charging points in operation in the Iberian Peninsula by the end of 2025 (PRESS RELEASE) LISBON, 8-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Sanofi to add Rezurock™ to its transplant portfolio with the acquisition of Kadmon Holdings, Inc.

Adds Rezurock™ (belumosudil) an FDA-approved, first-in-class treatment for adult and pediatric patients 12 years and older with chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD) after failure of at least two prior lines of systemic therapy (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 8-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sanofi … 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

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

Advanced analytics company Novetta with focus on defense, intelligence, and law enforcement markets acquired by Accenture Federal Services (AFS)

AFS Launches National Security Portfolio  (PRESS RELEASE) ARLINGTON, VA, United States, 20-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced that its subsidiary Accenture Federal Services (AFS) … Read the full press release

HSBC Holdings plc through HSBC Insurance (Asia-Pacific) Holdings Ltd takes over AXA Insurance Pte Limited (AXA Singapore) for US$575 million

A key milestone supporting HSBC’s ambition to be Asia’s leading insurance and wealth provider Strengthening Singapore as a global wealth hub for HSBC (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 16-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — HSBC Holdings plc, one of the world’s largest banking and … Read the full press release

EU clearance for the acquisition of Aegon’s businesses in Central and Eastern Europe by Vienna Insurance Group AG

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 13-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Aegon N.V. (AMS: AGN), Dutch multinational life insurance, pensions and asset management company, has announced receival of the competition law clearance from the European Commission for the acquisition of Aegon’s businesses in … Read the full press release

Webuild (formerly Salini Impregilo) closes Seli Overseas acquisition

Progetto Italia confirmed as industrial lever for the relaunch of Italy and its construction sector (PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 13-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Webuild, an Italian industrial group specialised in the construction and civil engineering, formerly Salini Impregilo, has announced it … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility to buy NL based leading provider of cloud-based solutions aimed at public transport operators for EUR 550 million

Siemens Mobility acquires Sqills, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) provider for inventory management, reservation, and ticketing software Acquisition advances Siemens’ strategy to increase the availability, capacity, and utilization of public transportation Sqills complements the Siemens Mobility software portfolio … Read the full press release

Accenture to acquire Berlin based consulting firm specialized in IT benchmarking and IT sourcing advisory

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 2-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a leading global professional services company, has announced it acquired LEXTA, a consulting firm specialized in IT benchmarking and IT sourcing advisory. LEXTA is headquartered in Berlin with additional offices … Read the full press release

Evonik to acquire company for innovative biomaterials for medical device technologies

Nanostructured biomaterial for wound dressings and dermatology to be integrated into Health Care business Evonik Venture Capital’s early investment in 2015 pays off Evonik aims to more than double the share of system solutions in Nutrition & Care by 2030 … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies acquires Bluecharge, the largest electric vehicle charging network in Singapore

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/ SINGAPORE, 28-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies announces the acquisition of ‘Blue Charge’ from Bolloré Group. Upon the approval of the relevant authorities, TotalEnergies will manage and operate Singapore’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, with more than … Read the full press release

Capgemini announces offer to acquire Empired to strengthen its cloud and data capabilities in Australia and New Zealand

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 19-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational information technology services and consulting company Capgemini announces that it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement with Empired Limited (ASX: EPD) to acquire Empired under an Australian statutory shareholder approved … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas completes Exane acquisition

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP), European Union’s leading bank, has announced the completion of the acquisition of Exane, one of the main investment companies in Europe. The banking group has now received all necessary … Read the full press release

AEA Investors LP managed funds to acquire 100 percent of Polygon Holding AB from Triton

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Triton advised by Triton Partners (“Triton”) has announced it has signed an agreement with funds managed by AEA Investors LP (“AEA”) for the sale of Polygon Holding AB. AEA, together with the management … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel acquires leading Norwegian perishables freight forwarder Salmosped

Salmosped specialises in salmon and seafood logistics Acquisition fosters the global presence in the salmon and seafood market (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 9-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company, Kuehne+Nagel announces that it has entered into a binding agreement … Read the full press release

SHV acquires Kiwa a global player in the Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) industry

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 9-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s largest private trading groups, SHV announces that it has reached an agreement on the acquisition of Kiwa, currently owned by NPM Capital and the Kiwa management and employees. Kiwa … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial acquires precision agriculture technology leader Raven Industries

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ SIOUX FALLS, SD, U.S.A., 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial will acquire 100% of the capital stock of the US-based leader in precision agriculture technology for US$58 per share, representing a 33.6% premium to the Raven Industries … Read the full press release

DNV expands into digital health market with the acquisition of Imatis

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces that it will acquire Norwegian digital health pioneer Imatis as first step in its new and ambitious expansion plan into the e-health market. Imatis provides digital solutions to hospitals, municipalities and … Read the full press release