Tag Archives: coronavirus pandemic

EBRD appoints Elisabetta Falcetti as the new Head for Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces the appointment of Elisabetta Falcetti as the new Head in in central Europe and the Baltic states (CEB). EBRD President Odile Renaud-Basso has formally introduced … Read the full press release

EBRD highlights its strong commitment to promoting gender equality by joining initiative to step up women empowerment

2X Challenge plans to raise US$ 15 billion by end-2022 Enhancing women’s access to entrepreneurship and leadership opportunities (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that it has joined the 2X … Read the full press release

LV= survey reveals how millions of Brits have become forced savers during the coronavirus pandemic

72% (38m) UK adults said that in the last 12 months their household saved money as a result of reduced spending due to Covid-19 (E.g. reduced commuting costs, childcare costs, eating out costs Those that saved money saved on average … Read the full press release

Foundation Scotland partners with Made By Sport to support sports clubs in bringing sport into young people’s lives

(PRESS RELEASE) EDINBURGH, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Foundation Scotland announces its partnership with charity Made By Sport to offer the Clubs in Crisis Fund with the aim to give grants to local sports clubs and organisations to help support young … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank and Mastercard to jointly develop innovative digital payment solutions for companies

Promising business segment: digital global payments clearing posts annual revenue growth of six percent, while number of transactions climbs 11 percent (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 24-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank announces that it has expanded its partnership with Mastercard to … Read the full press release

Samaritans Cymru new report calls for more accessible mental health support and therapies for people who self-harm

Last year Samaritans’ 24-hour helpline discussed self-harm with callers over 272,000 times – or once every two minutes. There are approximately 5,500 admissions for self-harm in Wales each year. However, as most people who harm themselves do not attend health … Read the full press release

University of Exeter psychologist suggests keeping the magic of Santa alive for children this Covid Christmas of 2020

Don’t let children catch you putting the presents out this Christmas International survey of over 4000 adults discloses the ways they learned the truth about Santa – and many found out after clumsy parents tripped up on Christmas Eve  Parents … Read the full press release

EBRD helps Turkish businesses overcome coronavirus crisis with new US$ 54 million loan to Isbank

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 8-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) expands access to finance for Turkish businesses to help them recover from the pandemic, with a new US$ 54 million loan to Isbank, the largest … Read the full press release

Moldovan agricultural firm Terrarica to upgrade machinery with financial support from EBRD and the EU

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that a joint financing facility of the bank and the EU helped Terrarica to purchase machinery for agriculture production, including new tractors, auxiliary … Read the full press release

Continental successfully placed two bonds with a total volume of €1.5 billion to further strengthen its overall liquidity

Two bonds with a total volume of €1.5 billion successfully placed on the capital market as part of a dual-tranche issue Interest rates are 2.125 and 2.5 percent, terms are 3.5 and 6.25 years; both issues were significantly oversubscribed Bonds … Read the full press release