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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

Alliance News riceve un investimento strategico da parte di PA Group e dpa per sostenere l’espansione nell’area EMEA

LONDRA, 21-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alliance News – agenzia stampa leader nella fornitura di notizie in tempo reale sul mondo azionario per investitori e professionisti della finanza – ha ricevuto un investimento da due delle più importanti aziende media europee … Read the full press release

Swiss Re makes ESG considerations an integral part of its investment process

Swiss Re is among the first in the re/insurance industry to switch to benchmarks that systematically integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria Publication launched today by Swiss Re explains why ESG integration makes economic sense for long term investors … Read the full press release

EBRD’s New Country Strategy for Mongolia Outlines the Bank’s Investment Priority For the Next Four Years

Four-year plan to strengthen resilience and competitiveness LONDON, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD Board of Directors has adopted a new country strategy for Mongolia which outlines the Bank’s investment priorities in the country for the next four years. The strategy … Read the full press release

Novartis Reinforces Commitment to Sandoz With Major Investment in Business

Total investment of EUR 105 million in Prevalje site reinforces commitment to largest Sandoz business, Anti-Infectives, and single largest global product, broad-spectrum antibiotic amoxicillin-clavulanic acid. The investment will bring 150 new jobs, more than doubling the number of employees at … Read the full press release

WPP continues strategy of investment with acquisition of majority share in MediaCom India

LONDON, 01-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP’s global media investment arm GroupM has agreed to increase its holding in MediaCom India to become a majority stakeholder. The move allows MediaCom India to access and tap into the global reach and infrastructure of … Read the full press release

Accenture Ventures makes minority investment in RichRelevance

Accenture Ventures invests in omnichannel personalization leader as customer expectations continue to grow worldwide NEW YORK, 16-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has expanded its strategic alliance with RichRelevance, a global leader in omnichannel personalization, to strengthen the capabilities … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank’s UK housebuilding sector analyses: housebuilders forecast increased growth and investment in the sector

Sector’s confidence reflected in average 5 year investment plans, increasing 17 per cent year on year Average growth over five years of 28 per cent predicted, up from 25 per cent in last year’s survey  Over a third say that … Read the full press release

Green Climate Fund to make initial USD 78.4m investment in Deutsche Asset Management’s fund for renewable energy access in Africa

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 21-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank welcomes the Green Climate Fund’s (GCF) decision to make an initial 78.4 million US dollars investment in Deutsche Asset Management’s fund for renewable energy access in Africa. Deutsche Bank further appreciates GCF’s … Read the full press release

Italian cable and wires manufacturer La Triveneta Cavi opens factory in Moldova following €24m investment supported by EBRD

EBRD supports investment with €6.2 million loan LONDON, 20-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Italian cable and wires manufacturer La Triveneta Cavi has inaugurated a new factory in Moldova‘s Straseni industrial park, following a €24 million investment supported by the European Bank … Read the full press release

WPP to put emphasis on its growth in Western Continental Europe with Les Nouvelles Editions Indépendantes SAS investment

LONDON, 26-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP announces that it is making an investment in Les Nouvelles Editions Indépendantes SAS (“LNEI”), the media group focused on investments in the French and international media sectors. Founded and controlled by Matthieu Pigasse, LNEI was … Read the full press release

German municipalities’ investment backlog rose from EUR 132 billion in 2014 to EUR 136 billion in 2015 – KfW Municipal Panel 2016

German municipalities report EUR 136 billion investment backlog Investment need is particularly high in schools and education, road and transport infrastructure Municipal treasurers anticipate rising spending needs to integrate immigrants and refugee children FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 30-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

PEOPLE.IO COMPLETES LATEST INVESTMENT ROUND AND EYES UP GERMAN MARKET EXPANSION

UK start-up secures more than £600k investment from high-profile investors since launch LONDON, 15-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — people.io – the service that pays consumers for dynamically licensing their data and attention to brands, has completed its second investment round and … Read the full press release

Defra announced £14.5 million new investment in the Food and Environment Research Agency through a joint venture with Capita and Newcastle University

Newcastle, UK, 13-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ —  Defra today announced £14.5 million of new investment in the Food and Environment Research Agency through a joint venture with Capita and Newcastle University. Capita plc (‘Capita’) has been selected, following a competitive procurement process, as the … Read the full press release

WPP leads US$250 million investment in George Pyne’s global sports marketing firm Bruin Sports Capital

LONDON, 08-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP, the world’s largest communications services group, is leading a syndicate investing US$250 million in Bruin Sports Capital, a global sports marketing firm launched by George Pyne, the former President of IMG Worldwide’s global sports … Read the full press release

The President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz gave speech to the European Council on investment, tax fraud, Budget 2015 and Ukraine

BRUSSELS, 19-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Speeches Internal Policies and EU Institutions Investment Plan Ladies and gentlemen, We have come together in Brussels today to discuss the Investment Plan for Europe that was launched in the European Parliament on the 26th of November. … Read the full press release

EU Council imposed substantial additional sanctions on investment, services and trade with Crimea and Sevastopol

Brussels, 19-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Crimea and Sevastopol. This is to reinforce the EU’s policy of not recognising their illegal annexation by Russia and follows a conclusion by the Foreign Affairs Council of 17 November. From 20 December, investment in Crimea … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered Private Equity commits further USD15 million to one of Southern Africa’s largest integrated fruit producers and exporters

London, UK, 11-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered Private Equity (“SCPE”), the investment division of Standard Chartered Bank, announced that it has committed a further USD15 million (ZAR150 million) to existing  portfolio company and Bank client, Afrifresh Group (Proprietary) Limited (“Afrifresh”) –  … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank to finance Hungary’s railway infrastructure rehabilitation and upgrade with EUR 250 million

Luxembourg / Budapest, Hungary, 9-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 250 million to finance the implementation ofHungary’s railway infrastructure rehabilitation and upgrading investment programme for the period2013-2016. The objective is to improve the safety, capacity and performance of the existingconventional railway infrastructure with positive impacts on commuters and … Read the full press release

Sika announced it now owns 100% of Dyflex HD Co Japan

Baar, Switzerland, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has acquired the remaining 24.5% of Dyflex HD Co., Ltd. as of January 7, 2014 and achieves 100% ownership. The complete takeover further strengthens Sika’s position in the Japanese construction market. Sika has been … Read the full press release

Natixis Asset Management annonce la création de la société de gestion Mirova

Paris, France, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Pour accélérer le développement de son pôle d’expertise en investissement responsable, Natixis Asset Management annonce la création de la société de gestion Mirova¹. Mirova a pour ambition de devenir, dans les cinq prochaines années, un des leaders de l’Investissement … Read the full press release

Natixis Asset Management to establish new management company named Mirova

Paris, France, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — In order to accelerate the development of its responsible investment activities, Natixis Asset Management announces the creation of the management company Mirova¹. It is Mirova’s ambition to become an international leader in Responsible Investment within the next five years. … Read the full press release

Bankinter CEO María Dolores Dancausa named best Ibex CEO in 2013 by Forbes Magazine

Creation of shareholder value, ability to raise funds on the markets and diversification of activities were among the main criteria. Madrid, Spain, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The chief executive of Bankinter, María Dolores Dancausa, has been selected by Forbes Magazine as the … Read the full press release