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EIC, the World’s Largest Multinational Innovation Program, to Invest €13.4M in Wi-Charge, a Game Changing Wireless Power Company

The fund recognizes Europe as the epicenter of global tech innovation and will accelerate the rollout of true wireless electricity to businesses and homes (PRESS RELEASE) TEL AVIV, 18-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Wi-Charge, the leader in long-range wireless power, today … Read the full press release

Porsche Ventures to invest in China’s leading provider of virtual influencers and digital ecosystems in support of Porsche’s digital strategy

The next step in building a digital ecosystem (PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART/ SHANGHAI, 18-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Porsche Ventures, the venture capital arm of Porsche AG, has announced an investment in iMaker, China’s leading provider of virtual influencers and digital ecosystems. … Read the full press release

BAE Systems investment to provide digital skills training at 70 schools across Lancashire region

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 6-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it will invest £300,000 in programmes designed to enhance digital skills of young people in Lancashire. Working in collaboration … Read the full press release

Nutreco part of USD 7.5 million funding round in Norwegian salmon farming company AquaCon

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 4-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced it participated in a USD 7.5 million (~EUR 6.5 million) funding round in Norwegian land-based salmon farming company AquaCon. Other companies that … Read the full press release

Aviva completes £320m bulk purchase annuity transaction with John Laing Pension Fund, its 2nd buy-in transaction

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Aviva plc, a British multinational insurance company and a member of the FTSE 100 index, has announced the completion of a deal for a £320m bulk purchase annuity transaction with the John Laing … Read the full press release

Volvo Group Venture Capital to invest in Foretellix, maker of a verification platform for autonomous vehicles

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 1-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group (STO: VOLV-B), a Swedish multinational manufacturing company, has announced its venture capital arm the Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has decided to invest in Foretellix Ltd, a leading company in … Read the full press release

Equinor, Hydro and Panasonic explore options for a potential joint European battery business

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 26-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy company active in more than 30 markets globally, Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable … Read the full press release

AXA announces capital increase reserved for its employees

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 23-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA (EPA: CS), A French multinational insurance and asset management firm, announces capital increase reserved for its employees which offers to its employees, in and outside of France, the opportunity to subscribe to … Read the full press release

Nutreco, Aqua-Spark and PFR Life Science invest EUR 21 million in Proteon Pharmaceuticals to accelerate the reduction of antibiotics used in aquaculture and livestock farming

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, 10-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Nutreco, leading company in the field of animal nutrition and aquafeed, has announced it is leading a EUR 21 million financing round together with Aqua-Spark and PFR Life Science, a portfolio company of … Read the full press release

Lithuanian Public Investment Development Agency gets €67.5 million from EBRD for renovation of residential multi-apartment buildings

Loan of €67.5 million to  improve buildings’ energy performance by 40 per cent Second EBRD loan to VIPA scales up successful collaboration on greening buildings Lithuanian project aligns with broader EU climate ambition including Renovation Wave Strategy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies, partners decision to launch Mero 4 marks the last milestone in the large-scale development of the Mero oil resources

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 3-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — TotalEnergies, one of the seven “supermajor” oil companies, has announced that the Company together with its partners have taken the investment decision for the fourth phase (Phase 4) of the Mero project (Libra … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ GROUP in Q2 and H1 2021: significant rise in profitability on slightly lower revenue

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 3-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, equipment, systems and services across multiple industries, has announced the results for Q2 and H1 2021. The group has seen favorable … Read the full press release

Hydro further invests at its Cressona facility in Pennsylvania

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 29-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces its EUR 41 million ($48.3 million) investment for asset modernization in Cressona, Pennsylvania, to support the growing transportation, distribution, and industrial market segments in North America. The company will continue its … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel’s subsidiary QuickSTAT opens new control tower in Singapore for time-critical clinical trial logistics

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 22-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, has announced that its subsidiary QuickSTAT has opened a new control tower and conditioning facility in Singapore. The investment is part of Kuehne+Nagel and QuickSTAT’s … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas completes Exane acquisition

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP), European Union’s leading bank, has announced the completion of the acquisition of Exane, one of the main investment companies in Europe. The banking group has now received all necessary … Read the full press release

AEA Investors LP managed funds to acquire 100 percent of Polygon Holding AB from Triton

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 12-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Triton advised by Triton Partners (“Triton”) has announced it has signed an agreement with funds managed by AEA Investors LP (“AEA”) for the sale of Polygon Holding AB. AEA, together with the management … Read the full press release

Hong Kong’s Innovation and Technology Venture Fund Becomes Strategic Financial Investor of Ignatica

The Innovation and Technology Venture Fund (ITVF) invested in its first insurtech startup, Switzerland, and Hong Kong-based Ignatica, the insurance policy administration platform. (PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 7-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignatica, the insurance policy administration platform that offers digital self-service … Read the full press release

INEOS accelerates and diversifies its clean hydrogen strategy by investing in HydrogenOne

INEOS Energy has agreed to purchase 25 million shares in the forthcoming IPO of HydrogenOne Capital Growth plc, representing 10% of the target fund raise of £250 million. Brian Gilvary Executive Chairman of INEOS Energy said, “The INEOS investment in HydrogenOne will … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak to start production of tethered caps in its Châteaubriant plant in France by 2024

Tetra Pak announces a project to expand its Châteaubriant plant, in France, dedicated to the design and manufacturing of caps, while ensuring increased production capacity to enable the future transition to tethered caps. (PRESS RELEASE) LAUSANNE, 29-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Henkel Adhesive Technologies to invest in Additive Manufacturing pioneer ioTech

Adhesive Technologies to expand expertise for innovative electronics solutions (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 24-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel Adhesive Technologies, through its corporate venture capital arm Henkel Tech Ventures, has invested in ioTech, a UK-based start-up with an R&D footprint in … Read the full press release

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

BASF breaks ground for the third phase of Innovation Campus Shanghai

Growing innovation capabilities will further accelerate innovations for BASF’s customers (PRESS RELEASE) SHANGHAI, China, 27-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The largest chemical producer in the world BASF announces groundbreaking for the third phase of its Innovation Campus Shanghai and the establishment … 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

Barry Callebaut inaugurates third chocolate factory in India

Barry Callebaut further strengthens its presence in the world’s second most populous country Increased production of finest “Make in India” chocolates¹ (PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 11-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and … Read the full press release

Ideanomics Invests $13M in Italian EV Motorcycle Company, Energica

Ideanomics acquires a 20% stake in Energica Motor Company, a leading manufacturer of high performance electric motorcycles According to Schmidt Automotive Research, the Western European EV market has surpassed China and is the largest market in the world Europe’s electric … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain to build new plasterboard manufacturing line in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) COURBEVOIE, 3-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain announces that it is investing €40 million to construct a new plasterboard manufacturing line in its Quinto plant near Zaragoza, Spain. This €40 million investment will enable the company to expand its … Read the full press release

Autonomous driving: Continental acquires minority stake in AI chip start-up Recogni

Need for high-performance processors is growing, with increasing requirements for networked, automated and autonomous driving Production rollout of new chip architecture for faster object recognition expected as soon as 2026  New processor design could complement the opportunities offered by the … Read the full press release

EBRD supports green investments and women-led businesses in Turkey through US$ 100 million loan to Denizbank

Building resilience of the Turkish economy (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announces that it has provided US$ 100 million in new funds to Denizbank A.S. for on-lending to local businesses … Read the full press release

Triton to acquire leading player in quartz composite kitchen sinks SCHOCK GmbH

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT/ REGEN, 18-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Triton Fund V advised by Triton (“Triton”) announces that it has signed an agreement with IK Investment Partners for the acquisition of SCHOCK GmbH (“SCHOCK”), the inventor and one of the globally … Read the full press release

Croatia: EBRD to support Erste & Steiermärkische Bank’s bonds issuance with EUR 9 million

EBRD invests €9 million in bonds by Erste & Steiermärkische Bank Securities compliant with EU regulation Engagement to strengthen resilience and green agenda (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral … Read the full press release