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Hydro to build a new EUR 5 million solar park at its aluminium extrusion plant in Trzcianka, Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 17-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced it will construct a new solar park at its aluminium extrusion plant in Trzcianka, Poland. The … Read the full press release

Icade issues 8-year benchmark-size green bond to finance or refinance green assets and projects

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 12-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Icade (EPA: ICAD), a multinational integrated real estate player with a portfolio worth €14.8 billion and part of Caisse des dépôts et consignations, has announced the issuance of a 8-year benchmark-size green bond. … Read the full press release

Orange to support Move Capital I fund in its goal of helping digital B2B startups emerge and ensure European technological sovereignty

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 4-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange S.A. (EPA: ORA), a French multinational telecommunications group, has announced that its holding company Orange Digital Investment will invest in the Move Capital I fund. The fund, a Kepler Cheuvreux Invest “Tech … Read the full press release

ING to discontinue its presence on the retail banking market in France

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 21-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ING (AMS: INGA), a global financial institution of Dutch origin, has announced its exit from the French retail banking market. The current decision follows the Group’s strategic review that was announced in June … Read the full press release

Low-carbon aluminium: Deeside recycling plant in the UK expands recycling capacity with Hydro investment

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company committed to a sustainable future, has announced it will financially support the expansion of its Deeside recycling plant in the UK with an … Read the full press release

Fidupar Now Live on Framework’s Core Solution

Leading Luxembourg fund servicing company Fidupar goes live with Framework’s investment and operations platform, further scaling its private asset administration and investor services capability. (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Framework, a specialist provider of middle and back-office technology … Read the full press release

Clearstream and Clarity AI announce new sustainability service for fund distributors that will provide detailed insight into sustainability characteristics of investment funds

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 7-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse Group (ETR: DB1), an international exchange organisation and innovative market infrastructure provider, has announced that its post-trade services provider Clearstream and Clarity AI, a tech platform that delivers insights on the … Read the full press release

BASF reduces its holdings in Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) LUDWUGSHAFEN, 6-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF (ETR: BAS), world’s largest chemical producer, has announced the sale of 25.2% stake in the Hollandse Kust Zuid windfarm to Allianz Capital Partners, which acts on behalf of Allianz Insurance Companies. The … Read the full press release

Skanska to acquire office property in Espoo, Finland for EUR 23M

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, announces the acquisition of a commercial development property in Espoo, Finland from MSD Finland Oy and the investment amounts to EUR 23M, … Read the full press release

EQT further invests in the healthcare sector with the acquisition of Integrated Clinical Oncology Network

EQT Infrastructure has agreed to acquire Icon Group from a consortium including Goldman Sachs Asset Management, QIC and Pagoda. Goldman Sachs Asset Management will remain a minority shareholder as part of the transaction Icon Group is Australia’s largest vertically integrated cancer … Read the full press release

Schroders Capital takes over Cairn Real Estate, a Dutch real estate fund and asset management firm

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schroders Capital, one of Europe’s largest real estate managers, has announced the acquisition of Cairn Real Estate, a real estate fund and asset management business based in the Netherlands with €1.3 billion¹ of … Read the full press release

Newly launched EQT Future fund to focus on longer-hold investments in mature companies with market-shaping impact potential

EQT strengthens commitment to drive positive impact by launching the EQT Future fund, targeting longer-hold investments in mature companies with market-shaping impact potential Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever, and Jacob Wallenberg, Chairperson of Investor AB, to co-chair the EQT … Read the full press release

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