Category Archives: Romania

Press Releases & News from Romania distributed via EuropaWire

Banca Transilvania and the EBRD will jointly hold a controlling stake in Moldova’s third-largest bank Victoriabank

First foreign bank investor in Moldovan market in ten years LONDON, 09-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Romania’s Banca Transilvania intends to acquire an initial stake of over 39 per cent in Victoriabank, Moldova’s third-largest bank. Banca Transilvania has requested the approval for … Read the full press release

EBRD launches €100 million Green Economy Financing Facility to help Romanian households invest in energy efficiency

Banca Transilvania first partner bank to start lending under Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) LONDON, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Supporting Romanian households to save energy and money, the EBRD is launching the €100 million Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) for … Read the full press release

EBRD loans €15m to Romania’s second-largest city for 50 new buses with low carbon emissions

€15 million to improve commute and reduce pollution in Romania’s second-largest city LONDON, 05-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a €15 million loan to the city of Iasi for the acquisition of 50 … Read the full press release

voestalpine to extend sites in Mexico, Germany, Romania, and China as part of USD 600 million order

LINZ, Austria, 28-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — voestalpine as a technology partner to the automotive industry enters the next stage of its internationalization with continued expansion in the NAFTA region, as well as in Europe and Asia. The deciding factor was an … Read the full press release

CEP awards: Public Protection Award for Resettle project – Intensive Intervention Risk Management Service by the National Probation Service in England

UTRECHT, 10-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In October 2016, CEP launched the CEP awards, a celebration of outstanding contributions to probation. The awards scheme reflects CEP’s vision: to contribute to safer communities by rehabilitating and reintegrating offenders and providing the best possible … Read the full press release

Alstom’s Coradia Polyvalent regional train shown in the Northern Railway Station of Bucharest, Romania

Alstom presents today its Coradia Polyvalent regional train in the Northern Railway Station of Bucharest, on the occasion of the “Railway Pro Investment Summit” event. Designed and produced in France, the train, especially built for Romania, is fully functional but … Read the full press release

RadiRo: 9 concerts in 9 days at Bucharest’s Romanian Radio Hall from 23 September to 1 October

GENEVA, 21-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — 9 concerts in 9 days, headlined by five radio orchestras: that’s the exciting premise of RadiRo. This festival organized every two years by Radio Romania since 2012, the largest international event of its kind to feature … Read the full press release

The European Commission to probe debt write-offs by the Romanian State in favour of Oltchim

BRUSSELS, 11-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has opened an in-depth probe to verify whether debt write-offs by the Romanian State and continued supplies by State-owned enterprises in favour of Oltchim, despite the company’s deteriorating financial situation, were in line … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom to present its Art Collection at National Museum of Contemporary Art in Bucharest, Apr 20 – Oct 9 2016

The first presentation of Art Collection Telekom in one of Eastern Europe’s leading art museums The exhibition ‘Shape of Time – Future of Nostalgia’ runs from April 20th to October 9th 2016 Curated by Adriana Oprea, Nathalie Hoyos, and Rainald … Read the full press release

MONDRAGON’s Cikautxo cooperative invested 8 million euros in new plant in Romania

Production is scheduled to start this May. The investment in the new plant amounts to 8 million euros. Berriatua, Spain, 29-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Cikautxo cooperative is a member of the MONDRAGON Corporation, and has its headquarters in Berriatua (Bizkaia). … Read the full press release

Kick Off Events sublicensed the rights to stage B2RUN corporate running events in Romania

Domestic sports marketing company Kick Off Events licensed the B2RUN concept in Romania and will stage the events Bucharest, Romania / Zug, Switzerland, 28-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Sports & Media, the leading international sports marketing company, has sublicensed the … Read the full press release

German technology group Heraeus to open new factory in Chisoda, Romania

250 new jobs at the production site of the German technology group Chisoda, ROMANIA, 20-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The German technology group Heraeus celebrated the opening of its new factory in Chisoda, Romania with an official ceremony. Iosif-Ionel Toma (Mayor of … Read the full press release

Construction group STRABAG SE takes over the development team of Raif-feisen evolution in Bucharest

Taking over of the Bucharest development team of Raiffeisen evolution Strengthening the position on the European project development market Bucharest, 25-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The stock-exchange listed construction group STRABAG SE has entered the Romanian Civil Engineering Project Development market … Read the full press release

Innobyte developed new European Space Software Repository for the European Space Agency

Innobyte supported the European Space Agency for the development of the European Space Software Repository (ESSR), an ESA information web portal that promotes reuse of Software including Open Source Software, and provides all parties involved in European Space software development … Read the full press release

Matteo Patrone appointed new Director for Romania at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

LONDON, 18-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Matteo Patrone has been appointed new Director for Romania at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and will take over his new role in Bucharest on 1 July 2015. Mr Patrone follows James … Read the full press release

15 Romanian companies honoured by the EBRD and the EU for promoting energy efficiency

15 Romanian companies awarded for promoting sustainable energy LONDON, 19-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A cereal grower, a car-servicing company, a manufacturer of antique-style furniture, a fruit and vegetable processor, several bakeries, a paper producer, and south-eastern Europe’s largest oil and gas … Read the full press release

iQuest Group announces that its Advisory Board is becoming a Supervisory Board with executive power

Founder and CEO, Cornelius Brody is taking on a new role as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board entrusting Jürgen Samuel as the sole CEO, effective from 1 January 2015 FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 25-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — iQuest Group announces … Read the full press release

Over 40 companies in eight European digital hubs opened their C-suite doors this week to students for e-Leaders-for-a-Day initiative

BRUSSELS, 29-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — MDs and CEOs of major internationals Accenture, Microsoft, LinkedIn amongst others* opened their C-suite doors this week to students aged 17-22 from high schools and universities in Bucharest, Amsterdam and Barcelona. Industrial Engineering student, Monste Cervera from … Read the full press release

RWE expands its supply activities in Eastern Europe with the opening of its office in Bucharest

Energy Group intensifies supply activities in Rumania Terium: “Self-generated growth with calculable risk and capital investment” Essen / Bucharest, 30-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — RWE is expanding its supply activities in Eastern Europe. In this connection it is opening an office in … Read the full press release

European Commissioner for the Environment Janez Potočnik presented the trophies to the first Natura 2000 Award winners

Brussels, 22-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The winners of the first Natura 2000 Awards were announced at a ceremony in Brussels last night. The winners received trophies from the European Commissioner for the Environment, Janez Potočnik, along with members of the award Jury. … Read the full press release

VB-Leasing International (VBLI) verkauft Landesgesellschaften in Polen und Rumänien an die polnische Getin Holding

Eschborn, Deutschland, 20-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Das Joint Venture der Österreichischen Volksbanken-AG (ÖVAG) und der deutschen VR-LEASING Aktiengesellschaft verkauft die VB Leasing Polen sowie die VB Leasing Rumänien an die polnische Getin Holding S.A. Der entsprechende Vertrag wurde heute unterzeichnet. Mit dem … Read the full press release

Societe Generale Securities Services top ranked in Global Investor / ISF magazine’s 2014 Sub-Custody Survey

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has been ranked in Global Investor / ISF* magazine’s 2014 Sub-Custody Survey, obtaining Top Ranking in Croatia, Romania, Russia and Serbia. PARIS, 10-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — This annual survey gives broker-dealers and global custodians the opportunity to … Read the full press release

Romanian sugar market: AGRANA Zucker GmbH to acquire Urziceni and Liesti sugar refinery plants from Lemarco S.A.

Vienna, Austria, 10-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — AGRANA Zucker GmbH has reached agreement with the Romanian sugar producer Lemarco S.A. to acquire the latter’s plants in Urziceni and Liesti. “AGRANA’s intention here is not only to increase its sugar beet production but also … Read the full press release

Sandoz announced it received Romanian marketing authorization for AirFluSal® Forspiro®

Holzkirchen, Germany, 31-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Sandoz announced today it has received Romanian marketing authorization for AirFluSal® Forspiro®, an innovative new inhaler for patients with asthma and COPD. The product was first approved in Denmark on December 18th, 2013. The new product … Read the full press release

STRABAG AG to modernise 42.2 km long railway section between Vintu de Jos and Simeria in western Romania

42.2 km section between Vințu de Jos and Simeria in western Romania Contract value of € 317 million; STRABAG’s share about € 66 million Construction time of 30 months Vienna, Austria, 10-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — As part of a consortium, STRABAG AG, … Read the full press release

Europa Nostra concerned about what can be Europe’s biggest open-cast gold mine in Roşia Montană, Romania

The Hague, the Netherlands, 28-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading European heritage organisation, Europa Nostra, has expressed its serious concern about the draft law which would allow a Canadian-based company to set up Europe’s biggest open-cast gold mine in Roşia Montană. In a letter … Read the full press release

European Solidarity Fund to help Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and Romania after flood and drought disasters

Brussels, Belgium, 03-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn, has today announced a proposal by the European Commission to allocate more than 360 million EUR to Germany in response to the serious flooding in late spring, May and … Read the full press release

Günther Oettinger, Victor Ponta, Iurie Leancă jointly inaugurated the launch of Romanian-Moldavian gas pipeline works

27-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger, Prime-Minister of Romania Victor Ponta and the Prime-Minister of the Republic of Moldova Iurie Leancă, will today jointly inaugurate the launch of the works for the realisation of the gas interconnector between Ungheni … Read the full press release

Veniturile UPC Romania au crescut cu peste 5% in T2 2013 comparativ cu aceeasi perioada a anului trecut

23-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — In trimestrul al doilea al acestui an, UPC Romania a inregistrat venituri de 34,3 milioane USD, ceea ce reprezinta o crestere cu 5,1% fata de 32,6 milioane USD in trimestrul al doilea al anului trecut. In lei, veniturile companiei in … Read the full press release

Alinso Group applauds energy company Lufkin Industries, Inc. of Texas for opening its new plant in Ploiesti West Park, Romania

08-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Lufkin Industries, one of Ploiesti West Park’s first customers, is opening today its new plant in Ploiesti West Park. In 2010 Lufkin acquired 33 ha of land within Ploiesti West Park to set-up one of their largest … Read the full press release