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Digi Communications N.V. announces The Hungarian Competition Council’s decision to issue a new decision approving the Invitel transaction

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 19-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Company informs its shareholders and investors that the Hungarian Competition Authority (Gazdasagi Versenyhivatal, hereinafter “GVH”) has issued on 18 March 2020 a new decision approving the acquisition by our Hungarian subsidiary, … Read the full press release

Pharmaceutical packaging solutions leader, Bormioli Pharma to further expand its product range with the acquisition of GCL Pharma

(PRESS RELEASE) PARMA, Italy, 19-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Bormioli Pharma announces the issuance of a binding offer to acquire 100% of specialist in the production of plastic, rubber and aluminum closures for pharmaceutical applications, GCL Pharma. The aggregate purchase price … Read the full press release

Polymer assemblies and components manufacturer Nylacast takes over Viva Nylons of Leicester, UK

Polymer assemblies and components manufacturer Nylacast takes over Viva Nylons of Leicester, UK

(PRESS RELEASE) LEICESTER, 5-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — High-precision polymer assemblies and components manufacturer Nylacast has announced it has acquired Leicester, UK based Viva Nylons. Nylacast is backed by private equity firm Equistone and the deal is said to be part … Read the full press release

DSM adds Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) to its portfolio with the acquisition of Glycom

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERLEN, the Netherlands, 21-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM has reached agreement to acquire Glycom A/S (“Glycom”), the world’s leading supplier of Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO). The transaction, worth €765 million, represents an EV/EBITDA multiple of 20.6x based … Read the full press release

NORRES strengthens globalization strategy with the acquisition of hose distributor specialist Jarl Elmgren

(PRESS RELEASE) GELSENKIRCHEN / FRANKFURT, Germany / HALSMSTAD, Sweden, 17-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — NORRES Group has acquired a specialist distributor of flexible hoses, Jarl Elmgren AB. Jarl Elmgren is a Swedish hose distributor with a wide range of hoses and … Read the full press release

Montagu announces the acquisition of RTI Surgical Holdings’ OEM business

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading European private equity firm, Montagu Private Equity to acquire the OEM, sports and reconstructive surgery implants divisions of RTI Surgical Holdings. RTI’s OEM business has a global customer base for biologic, metal … Read the full press release

ECE Fund II in Spain buys Intu Asturias shopping center in Oviedo from intu properties plc and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for EUR 290 million

(PRESS RELEASE) HAMBURG, 29-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ —The  European leader in the shopping centers market ECE announced that its ECE Fund II in Spain has acquired the “intu Asturias” shopping center in Oviedo, Spain. Post acquisition, the ECE Fund II has … Read the full press release

Infront Lab invests in AI-based video tracking and analytics startup Videocites

Infront Lab invests in AI-based video tracking and analytics startup Videocites

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 28-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wanda Sports Group controlled Infront announced it has taken a stake in the AI-driven video tracking and analytics company Videocites. Infront plans to introduce Videocites’ technology and services to current and future rights … Read the full press release

RTL Group’s Divimove aims at the DACH market with the acquisition of German based influencer network

RTL Group's Divimove aims at the DACH market with the acquisition of German based influencer network

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN/COLOGNE, 24-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest online video firm in Europe and subsidiary of RTL Group, Divimove GmbH is acquiring Tube One Networks, specialized in social media and influencer marketing. The Cologne-based German agency boasts some 300 … Read the full press release

Fortum supports its battery business with the acquisition of Crisolteq

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 17-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum strengthens its position in the recycling of high value materials in Europe with the acquisition of 100 percent shareholding in Crisolteq, a Finnish specialist in recycling valuable metals in lithium-ion batteries. This … Read the full press release

Hong Kong listed WuXi Biologics to operate Bayer’s final drug product manufacturing plants in Leverkusen, Germany

Plants in Leverkusen will be operated by WuXi Biologics and will serve as a back-up site for final product manufacturing of Kovaltry™

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 16-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ —  Life science, health care and nutrition global enterprise Bayer announced that the leading global open-access biologics technology firm WuXi Biologics (WuXi Bio), listed in Hong Kong (stock code: 2269.HK), through its subsidiary in … Read the full press release

SGS expands into the clinical testing market for cosmetic and personal care products in the USA

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, Switzerland, 8-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS acquires nationally recognized clinical research organization serving the cosmetic and personal care industry, Thomas J. Stephens & Associates, Inc. (Stephens). “This acquisition expands SGS’s Consumer & Retail service portfolio in the … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO Private Banking Belgium and Société Générale Belgium have now administratively and legally merged

ABN AMRO Private Banking Belgium and Société Générale Belgium have now administratively and legally merged

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 20-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ABN AMRO has announced that its ABN AMRO Private Banking Belgium and Société Générale Belgium have now been officially merged. The deal, originally announced back in July 2018 as a form of acquisition … Read the full press release

French consulting company Silveo now part of Accenture Industry X.0

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 20-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture closes acquisition of French consulting company Silveo. Transaction was first announced on November 14. Silveo provides services and solutions for digital manufacturing and intelligent supply chains based on software from, for example, … Read the full press release

Bridgepoint Development Capital to acquire majority interest in Oris Dental, a leading Norwegian dental care provider

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bridgepoint Development Capital to acquire a majority shareholding in Oris Dental Holding AS, a leading Norwegian dental care provider. BDC will provide support to allow Oris Dental expand and realise its ambitious growth … Read the full press release

Equistone: WHP Telecoms enters the fibre market with the acquisition of Sitec Infrastructure Services Ltd

Equistone: WHP Telecoms enters the fibre market with the acquisition of Sitec Infrastructure Services Ltd

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — WHP Telecoms, private equity backed by Equistone, announced it is about to complete the acquisition of Sitec Infrastructure Services Ltd (Sitec). With the deal the wireless telecommunications services provider WHP Telecoms will further … Read the full press release

CapMan Nordic Real Estate II Fund announces its sixteenth acquisition

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 25-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan Nordic Real Estate II Fund acquired a retail and office property located at Købmagergade 42 in Copenhagen. The property is located in one of the main pedestrian streets in Copenhagen, within a … Read the full press release

Sika takes over Adeplast SA, leading player on the construction materials market in Romania

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 25-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika announced it is acquiring a Romanian manufacturer of mortars and thermal insulation solutions with CHF 120 million sales per year. The acquisition will substantially strengthen the company’s position in the local Romanian … Read the full press release

DSM acquires specialty dairy solutions provider CSK

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release

VINCI Energies becomes a major player in the energy services market in Spain with the acquisition of SISTEM Melesur Energía and SISTEM Infraestructuras y Operaciones EPC

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 3-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Energies acquires Andalusian company Grupo Solar Lighting subsidiaries, SISTEM Melesur Energía and SISTEM Infraestructuras y Operaciones EPC. The acquisitions make VINCI Energies a major player in the market for electricity generation, transmission, … Read the full press release

SGS strengthens its ability to provide critical services in the PPE market

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 1-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS acquires the business and assets of the personal protective equipment (PPE) testing and certification activities of the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH). FIOH, based in Helsinki, Finland, is previously operated as … Read the full press release

Sika expands its presence in China and the Asia Pacific with the acquisition of silicone sealants and adhesives manufacturer Crevo-Hengxin

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 9-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika expands its Target Markets Industry and Sealing & Bonding presence in China and the Asia Pacific region with the acquisition of Crevo-Hengxin. Sika also will gain additional silicone technology and a production … Read the full press release

Orkla strengthens position in Iceland with the acquisition of 20% stake in Nói Siríus

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Orkla ASA acquires 20% of Iceland’s leading chocolate and confectionery manufacturer, Nói-Siríus HF (“Nói Siríus”). Nói Siríus, a market leader in Iceland, is popular for its chocolate brands such as Síríus, Nóa Konfekt, … Read the full press release

EQT to acquire majority stake in global supplier of thermal validation solutions and services

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 8-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The EQT Mid Market Europe Fund entered into an agreement to acquire a majority interest in Ellab from the IK VIII Fund, advised by IK Investment Partners.  The existing management team, led by … Read the full press release

Central European Online Travel Agency Group Szallas.hu PLC. further strengthens its international presence

Hungary-based OTA Szallas.hu PLC. has completed the acquisition of intercountry booking site ‘Utazok.hu’ and Maiutazás Group, closing its high-value transactions in the region. After buying ‘Spanie.pl’, merging with HOTEL.CZ a.s. and taking partial ownership of ‘Travelminit’ in the past two … Read the full press release

Henkel further strengthens leading hair coloration portfolio with acquisition of 51% stake in eSalon

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 26-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel to acquire 51 per cent stake in eSalon.com LLC, further strengthening its leading hair coloration portfolio and expand its digital business. eSalon creates customized hair colorations mixed on an individual basis for … Read the full press release

Mono Solutions Joins Bauer Media Group to Strengthen SME Marketing Services Across the Globe

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN / HAMBURG, 22-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading white label small business Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform provider Mono Solutions joins Bauer Media Group. Bauer Media Group is a leading multi-business portfolio company with a strong focus on media and … Read the full press release

Rabobank and KKR Infra in a consortium for the acquisition of energy company Eneco

Rabobank and KKR Infra in a consortium for the acquisition of energy company Eneco

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 19-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rabobank has always been interested in projects that contribute to the acceleration of the energy transition in the Netherlands. Such a project is the sale of the energy company Eneco (Eneco Holding N.V.). … Read the full press release

Bridgepoint: Estera acquired by Inflexion company Ocorian

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bridgepoint announces acquisition of Estera, its global provider of funds, corporate and trust services. Estera will be merged with Inflexion’s existing portfolio company Ocorian, following completion of the investment. Estera and Ocorian will … Read the full press release