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De Grey Mining Awards Metso Orders for Key Equipment at Hemi Gold Project

(IN BRIEF) De Grey Mining Limited has contracted Metso to supply crucial equipment, including a Superior™ MKIII 50-65 primary gyratory crusher and two 14MW Premier™ ball mills, for its Hemi Gold Project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. With a combined … Read the full press release

Fueling Growth: ORLEN’s European Expansion Strategy Hits 3,500 Service Stations

(IN BRIEF) ORLEN, an energy company, has experienced rapid expansion with acquisitions in Austria, Germany, Slovakia, and Hungary, increasing its foreign station count by nearly a third in the past year. They are finalizing the purchase of over 60 service … Read the full press release

SSAB AB Repurchases 1.8 Million Shares as Part of Capital Structure Adjustment

(IN BRIEF) Between December 18 and 22, 2023, SSAB AB (publ) has repurchased a total of 1,848,850 of its own shares, consisting of 466,854 shares of series A and 1,381,996 shares of series B. This buyback is part of a … Read the full press release

Accenture Strengthens Marketing Transformation in Indonesia with Jixie Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Accenture has announced its acquisition of Jixie, a media and marketing technology company, to enhance its marketing transformation capabilities. Jixie’s intelligent digital marketing platform and team will be integrated into Accenture Song, Accenture’s tech-powered creative group, to offer … Read the full press release

SSAB Launches SEK 2.5 Billion (EUR 212.5 Million) Share Buyback Program to Optimize Capital Structure

(IN BRIEF) The Board of Directors of SSAB AB (publ) has decided to initiate a share buyback program with a maximum amount of SEK 2.5 billion (~EUR 212.5 Million). The program aims to optimize the company’s capital structure to enhance … Read the full press release

Leading Real Estate Firm EQT Exeter Expands European Presence with New Partner

(IN BRIEF) EQT Exeter has appointed Tom Livelli as a Partner, based in Madrid, to lead the expansion of its European multi-family platform. Tom brings significant experience from his previous role as Senior Managing Director at Greystar, where he oversaw … Read the full press release

EQT AB repurchased 393,000 Own Ordinary Shares Between 7 and 11 August 2023 as part of its Share Repurchase Program

(IN BRIEF) EQT AB, a purpose-driven global investment organization, has repurchased 393,926 of its own ordinary shares (ISIN: SE0012853455) between 7 and 11 August 2023 as part of its initiated repurchase program, running between 17 July 2023 and 25 August … Read the full press release

Private Equity Doubles Down on Portfolio Company Acquisitions, Defying European Buyout Slowdown

(IN BRIEF) According to data from CMBOR, Europe’s private equity industry has significantly increased its support for portfolio company buy-and-build acquisitions in the first half of 2023. With 369 acquisitions made, it marks the third-highest figure for H1 on record. … Read the full press release

Les banques européennes unissent leurs forces pour assurer la souveraineté des paiements avec EPI

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) L’Initiative européenne de paiement (EPI) a acquis le système de paiement néerlandais Currence iDEAL et le fournisseur de solutions de paiement luxembourgeois PQI, sous réserve de l’approbation des autorités nationales et européennes. Les actionnaires d’EPI sont des … Read the full press release

European Banks Join Forces to Ensure Payment Sovereignty with EPI

(IN BRIEF) The European Payments Initiative (EPI) has acquired Dutch payment scheme Currence iDEAL and Luxembourg-based payment solutions provider PQI, subject to approval by national and European authorities. EPI’s shareholders are European banks and acquirers who have joined forces to … Read the full press release

Heidelberg Materials continues decarbonization push with strategic acquisitions and divestments

(IN BRIEF) Heidelberg Materials has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire The SEFA Group, the largest fly ash recycling company in the United States. The SEFA Group supplies quality fly ash to more than 800 concrete plants in … Read the full press release

Equistone-backed Talon bolsters OOH offering with Evolve and Novus Canada purchases

(IN BRIEF) Talon, a global independent Out-of-Home (OOH) media agency backed by Equistone Partners Europe, has completed two bolt-on acquisitions worth £100m to expand its international footprint. The acquisitions of Evolve, an independent specialist international OOH business, and Novus Canada, … Read the full press release

Patricia Industries to provide funding for the acquisition of Joulin, a French maker of vacuum grippers and gantry robots, by Piab, a provider of gripping, lifting and moving solutions

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 20-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Investor AB (STO: INVE-B), a Swedish investment and holding company founded in 1916, has announced that Patricia Industries, an investor with focus on the development of wholly-owned companies with long-term growth potential and … Read the full press release

Patricia Industries finanziert die Übernahme von Joulin, einem französischen Hersteller von Vakuumgreifern und Portalrobotern, durch Piab, einen Anbieter von Greif-, Hebe- und Transportlösungen

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) STOCKHOLM, 20-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Investor AB (STO: INVE-B), eine schwedische Investment- und Holdinggesellschaft wurde 1916 gegründet, hat bekannt gegeben, dass Patricia Industries, ein Investor mit Fokus auf die Entwicklung von hundertprozentigen Unternehmen mit langfristigem Wachstumspotenzial und Teil von … Read the full press release

DNV in 2021: strong balance sheet allowed the company to make six acquisition deals in 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) HØVIC, Norway, 6-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the release of its Annual report 2021. According to the report, the company’s focus on digitalization and decarbonization since the beginning of … Read the full press release

Voith buys out the remaining 35 percent stake in Voith Hydro from joint venture partner Siemens Energy

Voith acquires remaining 35 percent stake in Voith Hydro from joint venture partner Siemens Energy With the acquisition, Voith is continuing its expansion of the core business in the field of sustainable technologies Great potential for sustainable profitable growth through … Read the full press release

French product management consulting company BENEXT to join Accenture’s OCTO Technology and expand global capabilities of Accenture Cloud First

Acquisition would bolster Accenture Cloud First services and skills in product management and agile transformation (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 7-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced … Read the full press release

Investor AB to accept Agnafit Bidco’s public offer for the shares in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 2-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Investor AB (STO: INVE-B), a Swedish investment and holding company founded in 1916, has announced its support for the Agnafit Bidco¹’s bid for Sobi (Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB). The company has undertaken to … Read the full press release

Saab AB shares buy-back: 444.000 own shares of series B repurchased during week 29-30 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 30-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab AB (STO: SAAB-B), leading company in the military defence and civil security markets, has announced the number of shares of series B it bought during week 29-30 2021 as part of the … Read the full press release

Henkel brands Right Guard and Dry Idea sold to Thriving Brands LLC

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 10-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), global Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies leader, has announced the closing of the sale of Right Guard and Dry Idea brands to Thriving Brands LLC, effective … Read the full press release

Icade Healthcare Europe and Amavir group to acquire two nursing facilities in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Icade Healthcare Europe¹ announces that together with its partner the Amavir group have signed a preliminary agreement on March 26, 2021 for the acquisition of two nursing homes in Spain for c. €22m … Read the full press release

Barbara Geelen to succeed Paul Verhagen as CFO of Fugro N.V.

(PRESS RELEASE) LEIDSCHENDAM, the Netherlands, 22-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading Geo-data specialist Fugro N.V. announces that its Supervisory Board has nominated Barbara Geelen for appointment as member of the Board of Management and Chief Financial Officer per 12 May … Read the full press release

Mytilineos S.A. purchased 52,000 own shares on the Athens Exchange

(PRESS RELEASE) ATHENS, 23-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Mytilineos S.A., a Greece-based industrial conglomerate, has announced it purchased 52,000 of its own shares on the  Athens Exchange. According to the resolution of Mytilineos Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting dated 27.03.2020, the company acquired … Read the full press release

Syniti Launches Podcast Series to Address Growing Focus on Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, featuring Leading CEOs

(PRESS RELEASE) BOSTON, MA, U.S.A., 18-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Syniti, a leader in enterprise data management, announced today the launch of a global weekly podcast series, the “CEO TO CEO Podcast.” This new podcast focuses on delivering exclusive insights for … Read the full press release

Consolidation Looms for Fast-Growing Customer Data Platform Industry: CDP Institute Report

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(PRESS RELEASE) SWARTHMORE, PA, U.S.A., 11-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Established Customer Data Platform vendors prepared for industry consolidation even as new firms entered industry during the second half of 2019, according to the CDP Institute’s semi-annual Industry Update. The industry … Read the full press release

CapMan Nordic Property Income Fund form high-quality modern office sub-portfolio with three acquired assets in Greater Helsinki

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 15-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan Nordic Property Income Fund completed two separate transactions to form a high-quality modern office sub-portfolio. Together the properties form a c. 14,500 sqm office portfolio with over 5- year blended lease maturity … Read the full press release

One of the largest European telematics providers joins Michelin Group

(PRESS RELEASE) Clermont-Ferrand, France, 17-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Michelin signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Masternaut, one of the largest European telematics providers. The acquisition is in line with the Group’s development strategy in the Services … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim accelerates growth in the Ready-Mix Concrete and Aggregates segments

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The global leader in building materials and solutions LafargeHolcim adds one (1) precast and eight (8) ready-mix concrete plants as well as a sand quarry to its growing Ready-Mix Concrete and Aggregates segments. The … Read the full press release

Henkel reports 2018 preliminary sales of 19.9 billion euro

Implementation of Henkel 2020+ well under way Preliminary results 2018: Good performance despite significant headwinds Stepping up investments in brands and innovations to capture growth opportunities in consumer businesses and accelerate digital transformation Outlook for fiscal 2019 reflecting increased growth … Read the full press release

EY Power transactions and trends Q1 2018: power and utilities deals reach all-time quarter high

Power and utilities deal value hits all-time quarter high of US$97b in Q1 2018 71% of sector executives expect to see a rise in deal activity within the next year Almost half (49%) of all sector deals announced in Q1 … Read the full press release

Altran extends its geographical footprint on the United States following the completion of Synapse and Lohika acquisitions

PARIS, 01-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Altran has announced today the closing of the acquisitions of both US companies Synapse and Lohika, signed in June and July 2016 respectively, so in a tight schedule over the summer period. These strategic acquisitions are … Read the full press release

Cargotec to raise EUR 74 million in equity to refinance existing debt

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, HONG KONG OR JAPAN. Helsinki, Finland, 10-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Cargotec Corporation announced on 3 December 2013 that the company intends to offer up to … Read the full press release

Orange appointed Arnaud Castille Executive VP for Mergers and Acquisitions

Arnaud Castille joined Orange as Executive Vice President for Mergers and Acquisitions on 26 August 2013. Paris, 03-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — He replaced Vincent Benoît, who has left the Group. Arnaud previously served as a Director in the M&A Department at the … Read the full press release

Syngenta 1Q 2013 sales $4.6 billion

Integrated regional sales up 8 percent at constant exchange rates Continuing momentum, growth across all regions High grower profitability supporting ongoing technology adoption Basel, Switzerland, 8-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  In the first quarter of 2013 integrated sales increased by 8 percent … Read the full press release

ABB reported its first-quarter 2013 results, highlighting revenue growth and improved operational profitability

Improved portfolio and geographic balance generates solid results in a mixed market Revenues steady to higher in all divisions1; Thomas & Betts on track Operational EBITDA2 and margin higher, continued solid execution on cost savings Zurich, Switzerland, 26-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ABB … Read the full press release

Investors led by Joh. A. Benckiser intends to make an offer of € 12.50 per ordinary share of D.E MASTER BLENDERS 1753

Transaction highlights  Investor group led by JAB and DEMB have reached conditional agreement on a recommended full public offer for D.E MASTER BLENDERS 1753 of € 12.50 (cum dividend) in cash per ordinary share  The Offer price represents a … Read the full press release