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BBVA Launches €781 Million Share Buyback Program as Part of Shareholders’ Distributions

(IN BRIEF) BBVA is set to commence a new share buyback program on Monday, March 4th, amounting to €781 million, following approval from the European Central Bank. This buyback, constituting part of the regular distributions for 2023, is a component … Read the full press release

Generali Completes Disposal of TUA Assicurazioni to Allianz

(IN BRIEF) Generali has finalized the sale of TUA Assicurazioni S.p.A. to Allianz, in line with the company’s strategic objectives outlined in its “Lifetime Partner 24: Driving Growth” strategy in Italy. This move aims to drive profitable growth, streamline operations … Read the full press release

Allianz Completes Acquisition of Tua Assicurazioni from Assicurazioni Generali

(IN BRIEF) Allianz S.p.A. has finalized the acquisition of Tua Assicurazioni S.p.A. from Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. for 280 million euros, as previously announced on October 12, 2023. With regulatory approvals secured, Allianz anticipates a 1-percentage-point increase in its P/C market … Read the full press release

Fugro Reports Robust Growth and Enhanced Profitability in 2023, Unveils Strategic Expansion Plans

(IN BRIEF) Fugro, a global leader in geo-data solutions, announces a strong performance in 2023 with notable revenue growth of 27.5% to EUR 2.2 billion, propelled by heightened client demand in energy markets. The company demonstrates significant improvement across all … Read the full press release

KPN’s Integrated Annual Report 2023: Advancing Connected Growth and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) KPN unveils its Integrated Annual Report 2023 titled “Connected Growth,” highlighting a year of significant achievements and strategic advancements. The report emphasizes KPN’s commitment to expanding digital connectivity across the Netherlands, with notable growth in all segments and … Read the full press release

Beiersdorf AG Achieves Record Sales of €9.5 Billion in 2023, Driven by Double-Digit Growth in Consumer Segment

(IN BRIEF) Beiersdorf AG, a global leader in skincare, has reported exceptional financial results for fiscal year 2023, with group sales reaching a record high of €9.5 billion, marking a significant organic increase of 10.8%. The Consumer Business Segment experienced … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 71,000 own shares as Part of EUR 50 Million Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu, a leading stainless steel manufacturer, has successfully concluded its share repurchase program, acquiring a total of 71,000 of its own shares across trading venues CEUX and XHEL. The company initiated the buyback program on November 29, 2023, … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Reports Record-Breaking Financial Performance for 2023, Projects Growth in 2024

(IN BRIEF) International technology conglomerate ANDRITZ has announced unprecedented financial achievements for the fiscal year 2023, marking a second consecutive year of record highs. The company reported a remarkable surge in revenue, net income, and EBITA, reaching 8.7 billion EUR, … Read the full press release

Schroders Tops Forest 500 Assessment for Second Consecutive Year, Urgent Action Needed on Deforestation

(IN BRIEF) Schroders celebrates its recognition as the leading financial institution in Global Canopy’s Forest 500 annual assessment, reaffirming its commitment to addressing deforestation in investment operations and supply chains. The report, evaluating companies and financial institutions across key commodities, … Read the full press release

San Francisco Retains Top Spot in Schroders’ Global Cities Index, London Climbs to Second Place

(IN BRIEF) San Francisco maintains its leading position in Schroders’ Global Cities Index for the second consecutive year, driven by the resilience of its tech sector despite social challenges. London ascends to second place, surpassing its 2023 ranking, despite slower … Read the full press release

Ahold Delhaize Releases 2023 Annual Report: Demonstrates Resilience and Commitment to Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Ahold Delhaize unveils its 2023 Annual Report, highlighting its financial and non-financial performance amidst challenging circumstances. The report underscores the company’s dedication to creating value for customers and communities while advancing towards a healthier and sustainable food system. … Read the full press release

Uniper Achieves Exceptional Financial Success in 2023, Anticipates Lower Earnings in 2024

(IN BRIEF) Uniper reports outstanding financial results for the 2023 fiscal year, with adjusted EBIT reaching €6,367 million, a significant improvement from the previous year. The company’s strategic hedging transactions and operational enhancements contributed to this success, particularly in its … Read the full press release

Infineon Enhances Growth Strategy with Streamlined Sales Organization

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG is embarking on a path of ambitious growth by revamping its sales organization structure, effective from March 1. The restructuring will see the sales team organized into three customer-centric Sales Segments: “Automotive”, “Industrial & Infrastructure”, … Read the full press release

Holcim Surpasses Expectations with Record-Breaking 2023 Results, Achieving Strategy 2025 Milestones Ahead of Schedule

(IN BRIEF) Holcim, a global leader in building materials, has reported stellar financial results for the full year of 2023, with net sales reaching CHF 27.009 billion and recurring EBIT hitting CHF 4.76 billion. These figures represent an organic growth … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 60,404 own shares as Part of EUR 50 Million Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu has concluded its share repurchase program, acquiring a total of 60,404 of its own shares across various trading venues, amounting to EUR 249,067.53. This move follows the announcement of a share buyback program of up to 11 … Read the full press release

EQT Private Capital Asia Completes Block Trade, Exits Stake in India’s CMS Info Systems

(IN BRIEF) EQT Private Capital Asia has finalized the sale of its remaining 26.7 percent stake in CMS Info Systems Limited, India’s foremost cash management company, through a USD 187 million block trade. During EQT’s ownership, CMS strengthened its market … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 543,921 own shares as Part of EUR 50 Million Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu has concluded its share repurchase program, acquiring a total of 543,921 of its own shares across various trading venues. This initiative, part of a larger buyback program announced in November 2023, aimed to repurchase up to 11 … Read the full press release

BP Announces Cash Tender Offer for Notes

(IN BRIEF) BP p.l.c. has initiated a cash tender offer through its subsidiary, BP Capital Markets p.l.c., to acquire any validly tendered and accepted Notes issued by the Offeror, up to an aggregate principal amount of $1,000,000,000. The Tender Offer, … Read the full press release

AXA Launches Tender Offer for Subordinated Notes in Debt Optimization Move

(IN BRIEF) AXA has initiated an any and all cash tender offer for two series of its subordinated notes, including the GBP 350,000,000 Fixed to Floating Rate Undated Deeply Subordinated Notes issued on July 6, 2006, and the GBP 723,925,000 … Read the full press release

Infineon Technologies AG Initiates Share Buyback Program for Employee Participation

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has announced its decision, approved by the Supervisory Board, to acquire up to 7,000,000 shares via the stock exchange, with a total purchase price of up to €300 million. The … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 267,107 own shares as Part of EUR 50 Million Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu finalized its share repurchase program on February 23, 2024, acquiring a total of 267,107 of its own shares across various trading venues. The company’s buyback initiative, initiated on November 29, 2023, aimed to repurchase a maximum of … Read the full press release

Wolters Kluwer Earns HousingWire’s 2024 Tech100 Mortgage Award for Compliance Solutions Excellence

(IN BRIEF) Wolters Kluwer Compliance Solutions has been honored with the HousingWire 2024 Tech100 Mortgage Award, recognizing its innovative contributions to the U.S. mortgage industry. The award highlights Wolters Kluwer’s leadership in loan compliance technology and services, facilitating compliance certainty, … Read the full press release

ABB Releases Integrated Report Showcasing Record-Breaking Year and Sustainability Progress

(IN BRIEF) ABB has released its Integrated Report, along with its Annual Reporting Suite for 2023, detailing the company’s strategy, business performance, governance, and sustainability achievements. The report highlights ABB’s record-breaking year in 2023, emphasizing its role as a technology … Read the full press release

ABB Announces Annual General Meeting 2024: Key Details and Agenda Revealed

(IN BRIEF) ABB has released an invitation to its Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled for March 21, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will take place at Halle 550, Birchstrasse 150, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland, and will also be broadcast online. … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 39,634 own shares as Part of EUR 50 Million Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu concluded its share repurchase program, acquiring a total of 39,634 of its own shares across trading venues CEUX and XHEL on February 22, 2024. The weighted average price per share stood at EUR 4.1, totaling EUR 162,562.24. … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 124,402 own shares as Part of EUR 50 Million Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu, a leading stainless steel manufacturer, has finalized its share repurchase program, acquiring a substantial number of treasury shares across multiple trading venues. With a maximum of 11 million shares earmarked for repurchase and approval from the Board … Read the full press release

Report Offers Immediate Solutions to Lift One Million People Out of Poverty

(IN BRIEF) A report co-authored by a University of York academic and published by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) and Changing Realities outlines costed recommendations to alleviate poverty for one million people overnight. The recommendations include increasing core … Read the full press release

Wienerberger Exceeds Market Expectations with Strong 2023 Performance and Focuses on Sustainable Growth

(IN BRIEF) Wienerberger, an Austrian building materials company, reports robust full-year results for 2023, with total revenues reaching €4.2 billion and operating EBITDA hitting €811 million, driven by increased infrastructure and renovation activities. Despite challenges like inflation and rising interest … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 183,340 own shares as Part of EUR 50 Million Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) On February 20, 2024, Outokumpu finalized the repurchase of its own shares as part of a previously announced buyback program. The transactions, conducted across various trading venues, resulted in the acquisition of 183,340 shares at a total cost … Read the full press release

LSEG Sets New Standard with 26 Weeks’ Global Paid Parental Leave

(IN BRIEF) London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) announces a groundbreaking enhancement to its parental leave policy, introducing 26 weeks of fully paid leave for all employees welcoming a child into their family, effective from July 1, 2024. This move, irrespective … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 2,744 own shares as Part of EUR 50 Million Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu, a leading stainless steel manufacturer, concluded its share buyback program initiated in November 2023, purchasing a total of 2,744 shares across trading venues. The company had authorized a maximum buyback of 11 million shares with a budget … Read the full press release

Korea Development Bank Returns to Luxembourg Stock Exchange with $3 Billion Bond Offering

Akzo Nobel N.V. issues €750 million bond on Luxembourg Stock Exchange

(IN BRIEF) Korea Development Bank (KDB) made a significant return to the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) after 20 years with a dual-tranche bond offering totaling USD 3 billion. This move highlights the increasing collaboration between South Korean and European capital … Read the full press release

Almirall Achieves Robust Growth in Dermatology Sector, Expands Pipeline with Licensing Agreement

(IN BRIEF) Almirall, a leading biopharmaceutical company specializing in medical dermatology, has reported its full-year 2023 financial results, showcasing a 4% year-on-year growth in net sales driven by the strong performance of its European Dermatology business. The company’s total EBITDA … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 4,265 own shares as Part of EUR 50 Million Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu finalized the repurchase of its own shares on February 16, 2024, as part of its previously announced buyback program. The company acquired a total of 4,265 shares across trading venues, totaling EUR 17,743.85. This move aligns with … Read the full press release

Achmea Reaches €85 Million Settlement Agreement for Unit-Linked Insurance Policies

(IN BRIEF) Achmea has reached a final settlement agreement with interest groups Consumentenclaim, Woekerpolis.nl, Woekerpolisproces, Wakkerpolis, and the Consumentenbond regarding unit-linked insurance policies sold through various brands in the Netherlands. The agreement, totaling €85 million, aims to provide clarity and … Read the full press release

Swiss Re Reports Strong Financial Performance and Plans for Growth in 2024

(IN BRIEF) Swiss Re has announced impressive financial results for 2023, reporting a net income of USD 3.2 billion and a return on equity of 22.3%. The company’s Property & Casualty Reinsurance (P&C Re), Life & Health Reinsurance (L&H Re), … Read the full press release

ING to Redeem $1.25 Billion Perpetual Additional Tier 1 Contingent Convertible Capital Securities

ING Repurchases Nearly 1.7 Million Shares, Demonstrating Progress in Buyback Initiative

(IN BRIEF) ING has announced its decision to redeem US$ 1,250 million of 6.750% Perpetual Additional Tier 1 Contingent Convertible Capital Securities on April 16, 2024, aligning with the bank’s ongoing efforts to optimize its capital structure. The securities will … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 80,325 own shares as Part of EUR 50 Million Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu finalized its share repurchase program on February 15, 2024, purchasing shares on two trading venues. The total cost amounted to EUR 330,701.62 for 80,325 shares. This action is in line with the company’s previously announced buyback program … Read the full press release

Outokumpu Oyj repurchased 350,906 own shares as Part of EUR 50 Million Buyback Program

(IN BRIEF) Outokumpu has finalized the repurchase of its own shares, as outlined in its recently announced buyback program. The company completed transactions across multiple trading venues, acquiring a total of 350,906 shares at an average price of EUR 4.1 … Read the full press release

Stellantis Approves €3 Billion Share Buyback Program to Enhance Shareholder Value

(IN BRIEF) Stellantis has announced the approval of a share buyback program worth up to €3 billion, reflecting the company’s robust financial position and commitment to delivering value to shareholders. The program, to be executed on the market, will involve … Read the full press release