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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

Enel Green Power strengthens position as the leading renewable Independent Power Producer (IPP) in South Africa with operational commencement of Nxuba wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME/ JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 22-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Enel Group’s South African renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power RSA (EGP RSA) announces that its 140 MW Nxuba wind farm in the Eastern Cape province has successfully reached … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement’s ambitious Brevik carbon capture and storage (CCS) project gets green light from the Norwegian parliament

(PRESS RELEASE) HEIDELBERG, 15-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — HeidelbergCement announces that its investment in a full-scale carbon capture facility in its Norcem plant in Brevik, Norway has received the approval from the Norwegian parliament. HeidelbergCement aims to capture of 400,000 tonnes … Read the full press release

CapMan Real Estate sells Helsinki office building to Swedish real estate company Castellum for EUR 23 million

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 14-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan Nordic Real Estate Fund announces an agreement to sell an office building in the Sörnäinen district of Helsinki to Castellum. Hämeentie 15 is a historic property strategically located north of Helsinki CBD. … Read the full press release

Saxo Bank releases its 10 Outrageous Predictions for 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) HELLERUP, Denmark, 8-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Danish investment bank Saxo Bank announces the release of its 10 Outrageous Predictions for 2021. The predictions focus on a series of unlikely but underappreciated events which, if they were to occur, … Read the full press release

Stora Enso to build a granulation and packing plant for lignin

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 4-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper, Stora Enso announces its investment of EUR 14 million for the construction of a granulation and packing plant for lignin at … Read the full press release

LafargeHolcim invests more than 90M EUR in waste heat recovery systems in India

Thermal heat electricity part of reducing energy-related emissions by 65% by 2030 Builds on company’s partnerships with power producers worldwide to accelerate use of renewable energy (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 3-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leader in building materials and solutions … Read the full press release

Visual Data Media Services to Partner with Endeavour Capital for Next Phase of Growth

Visual Data Media Services to Partner with Endeavour Capital for Next Phase of Growth

Investment will fuel organic and M&A growth as entertainment industry needs continue to grow (PRESS RELEASE) LOS ANGELES, Calif., United States, 18-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Visual Data Media Services, a leading entertainment services company serving studios and distributors globally with … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse clients now with access to The Conduit Connect’s impact investment opportunities

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 23-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse, a global wealth manager, investment bank and financial services firm, has announced a new partnership with The Conduit Connect, a London-based club focused on driving positive social change, aimed at matching … Read the full press release

Banijay welcomes back Takis Candilis as senior advisor for high-end scripted projects in southern Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 22-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — French multinational production and distribution company, Banijay announces the return of Takis Candilis to the team as it increases its investment in scripted. Scaling up to 120 production entities, the globally-renowned producer distributor … Read the full press release

HSBC sets goals on becoming a net zero bank

HSBC to align its portfolio of financed emissions to the Paris Agreement goal to achieve net zero by 2050 HSBC to target net zero in operations and supply chain by 2030 (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational … Read the full press release

AP fund owned Polhem Infra takes over decades old backbone fiber networks operator Telia Carrier

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 6-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Första AP-fonden (AP1), A SEK 355 billion (~ EUR 34 billion) assets under management fund, has announced its portfolio company Polhem Infra, an investor and manager of infrastructure assets jointly owned by the … Read the full press release

Pyrum Innovations AG to expand tire pyrolysis capacity with EUR 16 million backing from BASF SE

Investment will support construction of additional production capacities for pyrolysis oil Milestone in establishing a circular economy for post-consumer plastic waste Pyrolysis oil will partly replace fossil feedstock and be used for demanding plastic applications (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 21-Sep-2020 — … Read the full press release

Leading Wireless Edge WAN 4G and 5G Enterprise solutions company Cradlepoint acquired by Ericsson for USD 1.1 billion

Ericsson acquires the market-leader for Wireless Edge WAN solutions for an enterprise value of USD 1.1 b. Acquisition complements Ericsson’s enterprise offerings and creates valuable new revenue streams for customers Transaction expected to close during Q4 2020, subject to merger … Read the full press release