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EBRD invests EUR 100 million in a new seven-year €550 million bond issue by the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH)

EBRD invests €100 million in new bond issue of Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) BEH to refinance its 2013 issue and continue supporting liberalisation of electricity sector Largest corporate bond with longest tenor will deepen capital market LONDON, 15-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

EBRD provides US$ 15 million loan to a major manufacturer and supplier of retails stores equipment Modern-Expo Group

LONDON, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is supporting operations of one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of fixtures and equipment for retail stores and warehouses in central and eastern Europe by providing it with a seven-year loan of US$15 … Read the full press release

BASF’s Chemetall brand strengthens its position in China by investing in state-of-the-art surface treatment site in Pinghu

Ludwigshafen, Germany, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Surface Treatment global business unit of the Coatings division of BASF, operating under the Chemetall brand, invests in a state-of-the-art surface treatment site in the Dushan Port Economic Development Zone of Pinghu, Zhejiang … Read the full press release

The confirmed PRI rating A+ for Amundi reflects the quality of its ESG analysis and consideration of environmental, social and governance criteria in its various investment strategies

PARIS, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A founding signatory of the PRI since their creation in 2006, Amundi actively contributes to enforcing these principles by placing responsible finance at the heart of its strategy, its development and its offer: ISR funds, solutions to finance the energy transition … Read the full press release

ING to invest €21 million in international payments platform TransferMate

AMSTERDAM, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ING announced yesterday (29 July) that it will invest in international payments platform TransferMate to provide SME customers and corporate clients with faster, cheaper and easier payments solutions. “ING is dedicated to offering seamless payment solutions and freedom … Read the full press release

ENGIE acquires 13% minority stake in HomeBiogas, an Israeli startup pioneering the field of household biogas solutions

This investment will boost the development of HomeBiogas’ easy-to-install B2C biogas systems in both Europe and emerging countries and contribute to the global development of green gas and access to low-carbon and reliable energy. La Défense, France, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Accenture Security expands capability in data fusion, automated analytics, and machine learning through partnership and investment in Ripjar

New strategic relationship expands Accenture Security’s ability to help organizations scale their approach to using data analytics, machine learning, behavioural analytics and advanced visualisations NEW YORK, USA and LONDON, UK, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has  formed a strategic … Read the full press release

Edizione completes the acquisition of a 29.9% stake in Cellnex Telecom S.A.

TREVISO, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Edizione S.r.l. (“Edizione”) has completed the acquisition of a 29.9% stake in Cellnex Telecom S.A. (“Cellnex”) from Abertis Infrastructuras S.A. The transaction has been executed through the newly established company ConnecT S.p.A. (“ConnecT”) for a price … Read the full press release

Women to make up two of the three members of DEG’s Management Board with the appointment of Christiane Laibach and Monika Beck

COLOGNE, 04-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Christiane Laibach has taken office as Chair of the Management Board of DEG. She succeeds Bruno Wenn. Monika Beck has been appointed as a new member of the DEG Management Board. Bruno Wenn retires Christiane … Read the full press release

FMO: Climate Investor One reaches third close at USD 535 million

Climate Investor One has reached third close at USD 535 million. This innovative blended finance facility provides funding for renewable energy projects in the wind, solar and run-of-river hydro sectors in developing countries . THE HAGUE, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Climate Investor One seeks … Read the full press release

ING Ventures invests in fintech company, TradeIX

ING Ventures, the venture capital arm of ING Bank, announced today (21 June) that it will invest in UK-based API and blockchain powered company, TradeIX. AMSTERDAM, 22-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ING Ventures led a USD 16 million Series A investment into TradeIX, alongside … Read the full press release

Henkel further globalizes its corporate venture capital activities by investing into the second investment fund of China Materialia

DÜSSELDORF, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel further globalizes its corporate venture capital activities by investing into the second investment fund of China Materialia LLC (China Materialia), Shanghai. The investment, under the umbrella of Henkel Ventures, will enable the company’s Adhesive Technologies … Read the full press release

Global equity fund SKAGEN Focus celebrates its third anniversary

Stavanger, Norway, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — There was clearly great demand for this type of fund when SKAGEN was launched as just a few months after inception on 26 May 2015, the high concentration global equity fund SKAGEN Focus had assets under … Read the full press release

Private equity firm Equistone Partners Europe realised its investment in travel company Travel Counsellors through a secondary buyout to Vitruvian Partners

LONDON, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Travel Counsellors, the global independent travel company, today announces that mid-market private equity house Equistone Partners Europe has realised its investment through a secondary buyout to Vitruvian Partners. Travel Counsellors was founded in 1994 by … Read the full press release

EQT Credit supports Keensight Capital and ERES’ investment in Biovian

STOCKHOLM, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EQT Credit, through its Mid-Market investment strategy, is pleased to announce that it has provided the financing to support Keensight Capital and ERES’ (the “Shareholders”) investment in Biovian (or the “Company”), a leading European player in … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse subsidiary SVC Ltd. for Risk Capital for SMEs strengthens its commitment in MedTech field with investment in start-up Ava AG

Company impresses with scientifically based ovulation tracker and underlying business model ZURICH, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse subsidiary SVC Ltd. for Risk Capital for SMEs, founded in 2010, provides Swiss SMEs and start-up companies with a total of CHF 130 million … Read the full press release

Leading European Crowdfunding Firm FundedByMe Kicks-Off Property Portal MIPARO’s Campaign May 21

UPPSALA, Sweden, 21-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — MIPARO, a residential real estate home listing portal for emerging markets, based in Sweden, announced today that their crowdfunding campaign with FundedByMe, a leading European based firm, will begin May 21, 2018. It will run … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank launches unique concept to integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment factors into its company research

Deutsche Bank has developed a unique concept to integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment factors into its company research Helps investors ride the growing wave of responsible investing that Deutsche Bank Equity Research predicts will spread to cover all … Read the full press release

Koninklijke Philips N.V.: successful pricing of EUR 500 million fixed rate notes due 2024 and EUR 500 million fixed rate notes due 2028

AMSTERDAM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Koninklijke Philips N.V. (“Royal Philips”) (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the successful pricing of its issue of EUR 500 million fixed rate notes due 2024 and EUR 500 million … Read the full press release

Atos and Siemens to accelerate their joint innovation and investment program

Successful strategic cooperation with Atos, which started in 2011, to be further expanded  Joint innovation and investment program extended by an additional €100 million, totaling €330 million  Joint order intake of € 2.5 billion to date, overachieving all expectations  Ambition … Read the full press release

EBRD takes part in the US$ 51 million private placement of Mabion S.A.

Participation in private placement as a cornerstone investor EBRD participates in US$ 51m equivalent private placement of Mabion Mabion is leading biotechnology company in Poland EBRD to invest US$ 18 million (PLN 61.4 million) LONDON, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD … Read the full press release

UCL Professor Mariana Mazzucato part of the new Scottish National Investment Bank

LONDON, 02-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A leading UCL professor, who has been advising the Scottish Government on establishing a new public investment bank (launched today), is excited by the social and economic opportunities it can deliver. Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Director of … Read the full press release

DNV GL selected as technical advisor to a group of institutional lenders with Walney Extension wind farm investment

Technical advisor’s due diligence enabled lenders to gain an understanding of the technical risk profile of the offshore wind project LONDON, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest independent energy advisory and certification body, secured a leading role as … Read the full press release

Inflexion Private Equity: Ocorian to acquire ABAX Holding Limited based in Mauritius

LONDON, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inflexion Private Equity is pleased to announce that its portfolio company Ocorian, a leading global financial services firm, has entered into an agreement to acquire ABAX Holding Limited (“ABAX”), an integrated advisory, corporate and business services provider … Read the full press release

Arkema to increase production capacity of polyamide 12 polymers by 25% at its Changshu platform in China

Colombes, France, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To complement its major project in the bio-based polyamide 11, Arkema announces a 25% expansion in its global polyamide 12 polymers production capacities to support its customers’ strong demand in Asia. Arkema announces an … Read the full press release

Arla Foods to invest over half a billion euro in 2018 to deliver on its 2020 growth ambition

The farmer-owned dairy cooperative Arla Foods has announced a plan to invest over half a billion euro in 2018 as the company continues to deliver on its 2020 growth ambition. Viby J, Denmark, 01-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The executive management’s … Read the full press release

Government of Denmark and World Economic Forum partner to improve the state of the world through public-private cooperation

Denmark becomes the first European country to enter into a partnership with the World Economic Forum Agreement is a framework covering a number of areas, including green growth, technology and innovation, trade and investment, and education, gender and work The … Read the full press release

CapMan Nordic Property Income Fund (non-UCITS) announces its first acquisition in Denmark; investing in a modern office and light industrial property in Copenhagen

CapMan Nordic Property Income Fund (non-UCITS) acquires an office and light industrial property in Copenhagen CapMan Nordic Property Income Fund (non-UCITS) (“CMNPI”), has acquired an office and light industrial property in Skovlunde, Copenhagen from Cool Gray A/S. HELSINKI, 18-Jan-2018 — … Read the full press release

Prudential to host series of nationwide ‘Planning Matters’ seminars for financial advisers

LONDON, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Prudential will begin 2018 by hosting a series of nationwide ‘Planning Matters’ seminars for financial advisers. At the sessions, which run from 24 January to 22 March 2018 and cover 21 locations across the UK, Prudential’s … Read the full press release

Allianz announces $59.2 million investment and strategic partnership with American Well to develop global telehealth system

Allianz X invests in telehealth solutions leader American Well and joins Board of Directors Allianz and American Well to develop digital solutions that broaden access to quality healthcare American Well will leverage Allianz’s global expertise to internationalize their state-of-the-art digital … Read the full press release