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Borealis announces its largest investment in Europe; breaks ground on new world-scale PDH plant in Kallo, Belgium

VIENNA, 10-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis breaks ground on its new, world-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant located at its existing production site in Kallo, Belgium. It will be one of the largest and most efficient plants of its kind in … Read the full press release

Sika expands its presence in China and the Asia Pacific with the acquisition of silicone sealants and adhesives manufacturer Crevo-Hengxin

BAAR, 9-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika expands its Target Markets Industry and Sealing & Bonding presence in China and the Asia Pacific region with the acquisition of Crevo-Hengxin. Sika also will gain additional silicone technology and a production footprint. Crevo-Hengxin … Read the full press release

Symrise strengthens presence in West Africa with the opening of its own application labs in Nigeria

HOLZMINDEN, Germany, 6-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Symrise, a global fragrance and flavoring manufacturer based in Germany, sets up its own application labs in Nigeria. The company opened the new facilities in Lagos, the largest city in the West African country, … Read the full press release

Total announces launch of Arctic LNG 2 development located on the Gydan peninsula, Russia

PARIS, 5-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Total announces approval of final investment decision (FID) for Arctic LNG 2, a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) development located on the Gydan peninsula, Russia. Total has a direct 10% interest in Arctic LNG 2 … Read the full press release

Sika further strengthens presence in West Africa with a new mortar manufacturing facility in Cameroon

BAAR, 4-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika further starts operations in new facility for mortars in Cameroon, further expanding its presence in West Africa. The company invests in a new mortar manufacturing facility following the foundation of the national subsidiary in … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp Materials Services to modernise and expand its European warehousing and logistics network with 70 million euros investment

ESSEN, 19-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp Materials Services announces investment of around 70 million euros in the modernization and expansion of its European warehousing and logistics network. thyssenkrupp Materials Services will build a state-of-the-art logistics center and new warehouses in … Read the full press release

NIB funds Maxima Grupe’s investment in energy efficiency solutions at its stores in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

HELSINKI, 7-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB and Maxima LT, UAB sign ten-year EUR 52 million loan agreement to finance Maxima’s investments in its retail network renewal in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. The Lithuanian retail company will upgrade 31 of its … Read the full press release

Henkel further strengthens leading hair coloration portfolio with acquisition of 51% stake in eSalon

DÜSSELDORF, 26-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel to acquire 51 per cent stake in eSalon.com LLC, further strengthening its leading hair coloration portfolio and expand its digital business. eSalon creates customized hair colorations mixed on an individual basis for at home … Read the full press release

Bridgepoint: Estera acquired by Inflexion company Ocorian

LONDON, 19-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bridgepoint announces acquisition of Estera, its global provider of funds, corporate and trust services. Estera will be merged with Inflexion’s existing portfolio company Ocorian, following completion of the investment. Estera and Ocorian will form a … Read the full press release

GULFTECH ANNOUNCES EXPANSION INTO FRESH CUT PRODUCE MARKET WITH ACQUISITION OF ABL, S.p.A.

Gulftech expands to fresh cut produce market with strategic acquisition of ABL, SpA MODENA, Italy, 15-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Gulftech International, Inc. (“Gulftech”) based in Denver, Colorado, USA, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of ABL S.p.A. (“ABL” … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank further strengthens APAC team following its positive momentum in the region

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 24-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank announces the appointment of Kevin Burke as Head of Institutional and Treasury Coverage, Asia Pacific. In 2018 the business was created to consolidate and strengthen multiple interfaces between the bank and … Read the full press release

Siemens Gamesa to continue cooperation on one of Taiwan’s first offshore wind power projects

ZAMUDIO, 17-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy conditionally received an order from awarding consortium partners Macquarie Capital and Swancor Renewable Energy Co. for the supply of offshore wind turbines for the 376 megawatt (MW) Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo and Rubicon Capital Advisors to jointly develop opportunities within the global infrastructure and energy markets

MILAN / DUBLIN, 11-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Intesa Sanpaolo Group to jointly develop opportunities within the global infrastructure and energy markets with a leading independent global investment banking advisory firm, Rubicon Capital Advisors. The partnership is part of a … Read the full press release

200 SMEs in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania to benefit from the joint EBRD and EU programme

LONDON, 4-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Investment in research and innovation by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania will now have support from new financing programme launched by the EBRD and the EU. The new financing programme … Read the full press release

LV= to sell residual stake in LV= General Insurance to Allianz Group for up to £365 million

BOURNEMOUTH, 31-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society to sell its residual 30.1 percent stake in LV= General Insurance to Allianz Group for up to £365 million. At the completion of the sale, Allianz will own 100% of LV=GI … Read the full press release

Sika expands presence in Qatar with its own production facility

BAAR, 29-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika starts production of concrete admixtures at its plant in Doha, Qatar. Due to large-scale infrastructure investment and a number of mega projects, both ongoing and planned makes Qatar an attractive market. Sika expands its … Read the full press release

Nestlé announces exclusive negotiations to sell Nestlé Skin Health for CHF 10.2 billion

VEVEY, 16-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé entered into exclusive negotiations for the sale of Nestlé Skin Health for a value of CHF 10.2 billion with a consortium led by EQT and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment … Read the full press release

CapMan Nordic Real Estate II fund adds Cavonius building in Helsinki to its City Pearls portfolio

HELSINKI, 15-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — CapMan Nordic Real Estate II fund acquires an office and retail property located at Pohjoisesplanadi 21, Helsinki. The Cavonius building is already the fund’s third acquisition to its City Pearls portfolio investing in prime and … Read the full press release

Ströer announces increase in Statista shareholding

COLOGNE, 9-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Ströer continues to focus on its core business. After selling Foodist and Mobile Performance, Ströer sold its stake in the Nordic company Conexus, which it had acquired in 2015. Conexus is the third successful sale … Read the full press release

Hamburg Commercial Bank invests in second broadband and optic fibre project in Spain

HAMBURG/KIEL, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Hamburg Commercial Bank participates in EUR 100 million financing for the Spanish company Adamo Telecom Iberia S.A.U. The allocated resource by the bank is EUR 30 million taking part in the deal as a lead arranger and structuring … Read the full press release

Koenigsegg to accelerate growth in the hyper car market with EUR 150 million funding from NEVS (National Electric Vehicle Sweden)

TROLLHÄTTAN, Sweden, 30-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NEVS (National Electric Vehicle Sweden) has just announced it purchased 20 percent minority stake in Koenigsegg’s parent company for EUR 150 million. The high-performance sports cars maker Koenigsegg will use the new capital to accelerate growth in … Read the full press release

Eneco acquires minority interest in a company based in Amsterdam that improves the sustainability of existing homes

ROTTERDAM/ AMSTERDAM, 18-jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Eneco has acquired a minority interest in Energie in Huis, an Amsterdam-based company that improves the sustainability of existing homes. The companies also enter into a partnership that will give Eneco customers access to the … Read the full press release

Unica, a Triton Fund IV company strengthens its specialized fire safety activities with the acquisition of Boele Fire Protection

HOEVELAKEN/ EDE, The Netherlands, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unica, a Triton Fund IV company, announced the acquisition of Boele Fire Protection, a specialist in water supply for fire protection systems. The acquisition will strengthen Unica’s specialized fire safety activities, which Unica operates … Read the full press release

Sixteen European companies join forces to push forward the development of sustainable finance

PARIS, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — One year after the Paris Green Bond Pledge, published to mark 2017 Climate Finance Day, sixteen European companies (EDF, EDP, ENEL, ENGIE, Ferrovie Dello Stato Italiane, Iberdrola, Icade, Ørsted, RATP, SNCF Réseau, Société du Grand Paris, … Read the full press release

ENGIE’s Rassembleurs d’Energies fund invested in 2 companies specialized in clean cooking and last mile distribution of solar appliances in rural India

La Défense, France, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — During the last quarter 2018, ENGIE’s Rassembleurs d’Energies fund invested in 2 companies specialized respectively in clean cooking worldwide and in last mile distribution of solar appliances in rural India. Anne Chassagnette, CEO of … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank Wealth Management’s CIO: 6 themes to watch in 2019 based on macroeconomic outlook, market conditions and the major asset classes

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The themes for 2019 are based around the macroeconomic outlook, market conditions and the major asset classes: 1) Growth deceleration. Global growth is slowing and becoming less synchronised. As the US upswing matures, Europe … Read the full press release

Henkel to invest 5 million pounds in Circularity European Growth Fund I LP managed by Circularity Capital

Henkel invests into specialist circular economy fund DÜSSELDORF, 09-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Supporting Henkel’s progress in sustainability, the company closed the investment into Circularity European Growth Fund I LP, an impact fund managed by Circularity Capital. With the investment of … Read the full press release

Icade sold its headquarters building in Issy-les-Moulineaux for €98.8 million to major French institutional investor

Issy-les-Moulineaux, France, 04-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On December 28, 2018, pursuant to the preliminary agreement signed last October 25 Icade sold Open (9,200 sq.m), its headquarters building located in Issy-les-Moulineaux, for €98.8 million excluding duties, to a major French institutional investor. … Read the full press release

Co-op to open 100 new food stores during 2019 as it builds on its convenience strategy

MANCHESTER, 03-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op has plans to open 100 new food stores during 2019 as it builds on its convenience strategy to get closer to its members and customers. In addition to opening new stores, the retailer – which has … Read the full press release

HSH Nordbank will provide international investment managers First State Investments (FSI) with € 75 million loan

HAMBURG/ KIEL, 20-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — HSH Nordbank will provide international investment managers First State Investments (FSI) as the mandated lead arranger (MLA) with € 75 million as part of an acquisition loan totalling € 364 million. FSI will use these … Read the full press release