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Ricoh Company acquires the leading software provider in the printing industry ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH

TOKYO, Japan, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh Company, Ltd. today announced that the company has reached an agreement to buy ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH (hereafter “ColorGATE”), a leading software provider in the printing industry with a specific competence in … Read the full press release

Accenture acquired Stockholm-based provider of data-driven customer relationship management services Kaplan

Kaplan strengthens Accenture Interactive’s customer experience offerings and data-driven marketing capabilities in the Nordics STOCKHOLM, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Stockholm-based Kaplan, a provider of data-driven customer relationship management services, that transforms customer experiences through strategic, analytical, technology, … Read the full press release

SCC acquires significant stake in communication and collaboration solutions provider, avsnet

LONDON, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SCC has acquired a significant stake in communication and collaboration solutions provider, avsnet, underlining its ongoing intent to be a significant player in the visual communications and collaboration space. Sitting within the SCC group, this move … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies adds silicon carbide to its portfolio with the acquisition of Siltectra

MUNICH/ DRESDEN, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) acquires Siltectra GmbH, a start-up based in Dresden. The start-up has developed an innovative technology (Cold Split) to process crystal material efficiently and with minimal loss of … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets to acquire the management of $9.4 billion of U.S. commercial real estate loan mandates from Quadrant Real Estate Advisors

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets and Quadrant Real Estate Advisors announce they have reached an agreement whereby AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets will acquire from Quadrant Real Estate Advisors one of its U.S. lines of business including a … Read the full press release

Sika announces the acquisition of Concrete Fibers business from Propex Holding, LLC based in Tennessee, USA

Baar, Switzerland, 06-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has acquired the global Concrete Fibers business from Propex Holding, LLC, which includes a US plant manufacturing synthetic fibers for use in concrete reinforcement, sales operations in Sika’s three geographical regions, and a strong … Read the full press release

Continental to acquire the anti-vibration systems business of Cooper Standard

Agreement reached on acquisition of anti-vibration systems business of Cooper Standard A new global player for anti-vibration, noise reduction and lightweight technology will be formed Board member Duensing: “Dieting for cars: Less weight reduces fuel consumption and extends range of … Read the full press release

Arkema expands engineering adhesives with the acquisition of Afinitica

Colombes, France, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Arkema is expanding in engineering adhesives with the announcement of the acquisition of Afinitica, a Spanish company specializing in instant adhesives, also known as cyanoacrylates. This small targeted acquisition will enable Bostik to develop … Read the full press release

BP upgrades U.S. onshore oil and gas portfolio with the completion of $10.5 billion acquisition of BHP assets

BP’s Lower 48 business changes name to BPX Energy, marking new era of growth HOUSTON, TX, USA, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP has completed the $10.5 billion acquisition of BHP’s U.S. unconventional assets in a landmark deal that will significantly upgrade … Read the full press release

Lenzing Group to acquire the remaining 30 percent of its Chinese subsidiary Lenzing (Nanjing) Fibers Co. Ltd. (LNF) from its state-owned joint venture partner NCFC

Important step for further growth with specialty fibers Transaction generates negative impact on net profit of approx. EUR 21 mn Lenzing Group will hold 100 percent of Lenzing (Nanjing) Fibers Co. Ltd. after closing LENZING, Austria/ NANJING, China, 26-Oct-2018 — … Read the full press release

ZEISS to enhance its portfolio of Surgical Ophthalmology solutions with the acquisition of IanTECH

ZEISS to enhance its portfolio of Surgical Ophthalmology solutions, further positioning the Company as a global innovation leader and solution provider in the full space of ophthalmology. JENA, 25-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Carl Zeiss Meditec today announced it has entered into … Read the full press release

Equistone Partners Europe submits binding offer for the acquisition of Courir

LONDON, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors, today submitted a binding offer for the acquisition of the whole business of Courir. The equity value of this offer is €283m. In … Read the full press release

ZF Friedrichshafen AG acquires 35 percent stake in engineering services provider ASAP Holding GmbH

ZF buys 35 percent stake in ASAP Holding GmbH which has over 1,100 employees at 11 locations ASAP Group, headquartered in Gaimersheim near Ingolstadt, Germany, offers engineering services with a focus on e-mobility, autonomous driving and connected cars ZF expands … Read the full press release

Eni further strengthens its presence in Mozambique with acquisition of new exclusive exploration and development rights

With this acquisition, Eni further strengthens its presence in Mozambique, a country that has a strategic relevance for the company. San Donato Milanese (Milan), 19-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the presence of the Ministry for Mineral Resources and Energy Ernesto Max Tonela, … Read the full press release

Ambea to become the largest care provider in the Nordic region following the acquisition of Aleris Care in Norway, Sweden and Denmark

STOCKHOLM, 19-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ambea AB (publ) (“Ambea”), a former Triton III portfolio company today listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, have signed an agreement to acquire the care operations of Aleris in Norway, Sweden and Denmark (“Aleris Care”) . Following the … Read the full press release

SGS acquires Inter-Basic Resources, Inc. a leading provider of testing and verification for air and fluid filtration performance

SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Inter-Basic Resources, Inc. (IBR), based in Grass Lake, Michigan, USA and Milton Keynes, UK. GENEVA, 18-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IBR is a leading provider of state-of-the-art testing and verification for air and fluid … Read the full press release

FINCANTIERI S.p.A.: Exit Offer has closed with valid acceptances of the Exit Offer of a total of 107,871,561 Vard shares

TRIESTE, 18-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — FINCANTIERI S.p.A. (“Fincantieri”) announces that, in relation to the exit offer (“Exit Offer“) by its subsidiary Fincantieri Oil & Gas S.p.A. (“Fincantieri O&G“) for all the issued ordinary shares in the capital of Vard Holdings Limited (“Vard”) other … Read the full press release

Direct Energy Business expands operations and customer footprint with the acquisition of retail electricity business of Source Power & Gas LLC

WINDSOR, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Direct Energy Business, a subsidiary of Centrica plc, announced today an agreement to purchase the retail electricity business of Source Power & Gas LLC, a wholly owned indirect U.S. subsidiary of Australian power company ERM Power … Read the full press release

PIMCO enhances its muni platform and capabilities for clients with the acquisition of Gurtin Municipal Bond Management

In acquiring Gurtin Municipal Bond Management, which serves high and ultra-high net worth individuals, PIMCO invests in broadening and enhancing its muni platform and capabilities for clients. The combined business will manage $38 billion in dedicated municipal bond assets with … Read the full press release

Hempel closes acquisition of 65% of JWO

LYNGBY, 05-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — We’re pleased to announce that leading German paint manufacturer J.W. Ostendorf (JWO), including Renaulac (France) and FLT Handel & Service, are now officially part of the Hempel Group, with immediate effect. Hempel recently received both the … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets and Bixby announce the acquisition of two industrial warehouses in Arizona and California

PARIS, 04-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real asset investments and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, and Bixby Land Company (“Bixby”), a leading Western … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets announces the acquisition of a prime logistics site in Leipzig, Germany

PARIS, 04-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”) announces the acquisition of a prime logistics freehold site in Leipzig which can accommodate the development of up to 113,000 sqm of Grade A … Read the full press release

Capgemini expands its digital marketing consulting expertise with the acquisition of June 21 in France

PARIS, 04-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini announced today the acquisition of June 21, a consulting firm specializing in digital marketing. With expertise in supporting the C-Suite on their data-driven digital transformation, June 21 will reinforce, notably in France, Capgemini Invent, the Group’s recently … Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel acquires the logistics operations of Wira Logistics in Indonesia

Extension of strategic partnership with Wira Logistics through acquisition of its logistics operations Establishment of nationwide logistics and distribution network to provide fully integrated end-to-end logistics solutions across Indonesia Indonesia as one of the Asian key development markets for Kuehne … Read the full press release

Clearstream further broadens its suite of fund services with the completion of Swisscanto Funds Centre acquisition

FRANKFURT, 03-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (01 Oct 2018 ), Deutsche Börse’s post-trade services provider Clearstream completed the acquisition of Swisscanto Funds Centre Ltd. (SFCL) from Zürcher Kantonalbank, following the approval of the British and Luxembourgish regulatory authorities. The addition of … Read the full press release

Siemens enters the low-code application development market with the completion of Mendix acquisition

Siemens to accelerate investments and growth in Mendix’s organic business and verticals, fueling faster go-to-market expansion Mendix will continue building on its heritage of openness and extensibility, including its partner ecosystem Siemens to create SaaS solutions and extensions, leveraging joint … Read the full press release

ASSA ABLOY acquires Crossmatch a biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions leader

STOCKHOLM, 27-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ASSA ABLOY has acquired Crossmatch, a leader in biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions. “Crossmatch is a strategic technological addition to the ASSA ABLOY Group. The company reinforces our current offering within biometric identity management. … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel now the leader in the Spain’s woodcare segment with the acquisition of Xylazel S.A.

Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA; AKZOY) has acquired Xylazel S.A. (Xylazel), a 100% subsidiary of Pharma Mar S.A. (PHM). AMSTERDAM, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With this acquisition AkzoNobel strengthens its business and becomes a leader in the decorative paints market in … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals completes the acquisition of South America’s leading producer of ketone peroxides

AMSTERDAM, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has completed its acquisition of Brazil’s Polinox, South America’s leading producer of ketone peroxides, an essential ingredient in the manufacture of polymers. The purchase expands the company’s footprint in South America, establishing … Read the full press release

CapMan Growth Fund to sell its 29 per cent stake in Fluido Oy to Infosys

the Finnish growth company becomes part of an international technology frontrunner HELSINKI, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan Growth Fund has, together with its other owners, signed an agreement on selling its holdings of Fluido Oy, the leading Salesforce partner in the … Read the full press release