Category Archives: Spain

Press Releases & News from Spain distributed via EuropaWire

Planetary exploration probes: SENER to present at the 14th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW) in The Hague, Holland

GETXO, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The engineering and technology group SENER participates in the 14th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW), held in The Hague, Holland. The aim of this annual conference is to bring together scientists, technicians and engineers from the … Read the full press release

The virtual international championship SEAT Leon CUPRA Eurocup online 2017 to begin its second edition

The second edition of the international virtual championship organised by SEAT Sport and Cloud Sport kicks off with training sessions on 17 June at the  Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya With 7 online races overseen by race officials from the RACE, the … Read the full press release

CLH Group oil products deliveries to the Spanish market exceeded 3.3 million cubic metres in May 2017

MADRID, 06-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deliveries of oil products from CLH Group facilities to the Spanish market during May exceeded 3.3 million cubic metres, 2.7% more than in the same period of the previous year after correction of the seasonal effect. … Read the full press release

Tikehau IM finances Portobello Capital’s acquisition of Centauro Rent a Car

MADRID, 31-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tikehau IM, a leading pan European asset manager and subsidiary of Tikehau Capital, today announced its fourth debt financing transaction in Spain with the arrangement of a Unitranche in support of Portobello Capital’s acquisition of Centauro … Read the full press release

Navantia: NSAG joint venture to supply the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) to the Royal Australian Navy’s AOR ships

MADRID, 29-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Navantia and NSAG have signed a $2.8m purchase order which will see NSAG supply the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) to the Royal Australian Navy’s AOR (Auxiliary Oil Replenishment) ships currently under construction under Defence’s SEA1654 … Read the full press release

8,500 Iberdrola employees to benefit from the signing of the 7th Collective Agreement

The over 1,000 staff of Iberdrola’s engineering subsidiary will now benefit from the same conditions as the rest of the workforce  The company continues to promote flexible working hours, enabling reconciliation of home and work life, and to review salaries … Read the full press release

CaixaBank named the Best Bank in Spain 2017 by Global Finance

The award is based on key aspects such as growth, profitability, territorial footprint, strategic relations, new business development and product innovation. The accolade follows the Bank of the Year 2016 award from The Banker, and the prize for Best Private … Read the full press release

BBVA, Inter-American Development Bank to host seminar with Latin American regulators in Mexico City

BILBAO, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BBVA will be hosting the first seminar with Latin American regulators this week, during which the region’s top officials will analyze how to apply and regulate innovation in the banking services of the future.The event is … Read the full press release

BBVA Compass: we’re a bank that’s fully vested in extending the age of opportunity to everyone

BILBAO, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BBVA Compass has spent the spring covering markets in its footprint with promotional campaigns promising special offersand family-friendly fun, and it won’t stop until every branch has been covered. The two-week intensive market blitzes underscore the … Read the full press release

SENER honoured for Kathu Solar Park Complex, Bokpoort CSP Power Plant at African Utility Week Power Awards

Getxo, Spain, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading engineering and construction company SENER, as part of the consortium for the turnkey construction of the 100MW Kathu Solar Park Complex, has been judged as having delivered “The Deal of the Year” at the … Read the full press release

SEAT restored a 600 convertible to celebrate its 60th anniversary

30 people and 1,500 hours spent on fully restoring a unique model on the occasion of its 60th anniversary Close to 1,000 original spare parts and an updated design that respects its legendary uniqueness This SEAT 600 will be displayed … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space: automatic air-to-air refuelling contacts demonstrated for first time ever

Automatic AAR contacts with boom performed for first time ever MADRID, 12-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space has successfully demonstrated automatic air-to-air refuelling (AAR) contacts with a fighter aircraft from a tanker’s refuelling boom – the first time in … Read the full press release

MEDLAB Series expands its presence into Europe

More than 3,000 medical laboratory industry professionals expected to attend the launch edition of MEDLAB Europe at the Barcelona Congress Centre in Spain Barcelona, Spain, 04-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After many years of operating successful MEDLAB events around Africa, Asia … Read the full press release

Consortium of investors to acquire 100% of EDP’s gas distribution subsidiary in Spain

LISBON, 28-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Pursuant to the terms and for the purposes of the article 17 of Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council and of article 248 of the Portuguese Securities code, EDP – … Read the full press release

IVECO Madrid site earns Gold status in the World Class Manufacturing program; becomes CNH Industrial’s highest ranking facility

LONDON, 10-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) announces that the IVECO commercial vehicles manufacturing facility in Madrid, Spain has become the Company’s first site to achieve Gold status in the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program. With … Read the full press release

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank to finance investment projects in the Basque Country

New transaction with the Basque Country (“Euskadi”) pbb provides €100 million financing for major public investments MUNICH, 10-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, the specialist public investment and real estate lender, has provided a €100 million long term loan … Read the full press release

Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 awarded to the new SEAT Ibiza

The 5th generation of the Ibiza without a doubt represents a step forward in SEAT’s design evolution. The Red Dot Award is one of the most prestigious design awards in the world and especially values and seeks out quality and … Read the full press release

The new SEAT Ateca FR to debut at AUTOMOBILE BARCELONA in May

The new FR trim brings fun at the wheel, sportiness and dynamism to the Ateca range, without compromising luxury World premiere at Automobile Barcelona and orders will be taken from mid-May The Ateca FR is a further step in SEAT’s … Read the full press release

CNMV President Sebastián Albella appointed as a member of ESMA Management Board

The appointment is for a two-and-a-half year term which is renewable for another additional term The President of the CNMV will also be a member of the Mediation Panel MADRID, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The President of the Spanish National Securities … Read the full press release

CNMV creates a journalism award in memory of Antonio Moreno Espejo

The award will be a yearly reminder of the professional and vital career of Antonio Moreno Espejo and of the 27 years he worked at the CNMV The award’s endowment is 15,000 euros Entities of the sector will collaborate in … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán tops ‘2017 All-Europe Executive Team’ ranking by the Institutional Investor Research Group

Iberdrola’s CFO, José Sainz Armada, was also ranked as Best CFO within the same category The company was also selected as having the Best Investor Relations team in the industry BILBAO, Spain, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Chairman of Iberdrola, Ignacio … Read the full press release

Iberdrola strengthens its role as Mexico’s foremost private power company

The planned investment for this power plant is around US$400 million Iberdrola awarded construction and operation of 766-MW combined-cycle power station in the state of Sinaloa, Mexico The new Topolobampo III power plant, to be located close to the town … Read the full press release

Autonomous Vehicles to Benefit from New Project of TomTom and QualComm

Qualcomm-generated data to feed TomTom’s HD Map offering BARCELONA, 06-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TomTom (TOM2), a global leader in navigation products, and Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced a new project to crowdsource high-definition map … Read the full press release

New comprehensive monitoring and analytical system for fleet owners and drivers launched at the Mobile World Congress

Scania today (27 FEBRUARY 2017) at Mobile World Congress launches Scania One, which provides a single digital environment to a host of connected services for fleet owners and drivers. With one-quarter million connected Scania vehicles, Scania One provides coherent and … Read the full press release

B&B Hotels selects Vertical Booking CRS for enterprise hotel distribution across their 400 hotels

BERGAMO, Italy, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — B&B Hotels Group, one of the main independent chains of economy hotels in Europe, a brand renowned for the quality of its smooth, efficient and cozy stays, has selected the Vertical Booking CRS solution … Read the full press release

BBVA’s Bond Market Performance in 2016 and beyond

BILBAO, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In a year marked by the reactivation of the high-yield bond market, and growing investor interest on ultra-long issue maturities, and despite a string of global macroeconomic developments that had a severe impact on the fixed … Read the full press release

Banking Innovations pitched by U.K. Fintech to BBVA

BILBAO, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Some of the UK’s top talent in the world of fintech were in Madrid this week to pitch their ideas to a selection of BBVA’s senior leaders. The event, which was organized by the U.K. Government’s … Read the full press release

BBVA Foundation bestows the Frontiers of Knowledge Award to “neglected diseases” fighters

BILBAO, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The BBVA Foundation is distinguishing, in this ninth edition of the Frontiers of Knowledge Award, in the Development Cooperation category researchers Pedro Alonso and Peter Myler, for their pivotal role in the fight against infectious diseases … Read the full press release

Soracom launched secure and scalable IoT platform in Europe

BARCELONA, 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Soracom announced this week at Mobile World Conference its launch of IoT connectivity services in Europe and confirmed commitment to growing IoT by eliminating the barriers related to security, price, speed-to-value and scalability that currently limit IoT development. The … Read the full press release

Banco Santander SA appoints Jose Maria Linares as Head of Global Corporate Banking

MADRID, 24-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Banco Santander SA today announced the appointment of Jose Maria Linares as Head of Global Corporate Banking (SGCB), the Group’s global business unit for corporate clients and institutions. Mr Linares joins Santander from JP Morgan where … Read the full press release