Category Archives: United Kingdom

Press Releases & News from United Kingdom distributed via EuropaWire

UniCredit ELITE CEE Lounge welcomes 8 new SMEs from Central and Eastern European countries

MILAN/LONDON, 19-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit announces 8 new companies joining the UniCredit ELITE CEE Lounge today. ELITE and UniCredit established UniCredit CEE Lounge to leverage the London Stock Exchange Group’s ELITE platform to support the growth of fast-growing SMEs … Read the full press release

Nils Andersen to succeed Marijn Dekkers as Chairman of Unilever

LONDON/ ROTTERDAM, 13-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announces the appointment of Nils Andersen to succeed Marijn Dekkers as Chairman of Unilever. Marijn has decided to step down so that he can focus on his growing responsibilities as Founder and Chairman … Read the full press release

Flexitarian? Burger King and Unilever launch plant-based Rebel Whopper powered by The Vegetarian Butcher

LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 12-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Vegetarian Butcher teams up with Burger King brand to launch the plant-based Rebel Whopper. The new Rebel Whopper powered by The Vegetarian Butcher is being launched simultaneously in over 2,500 Burger King restaurants across … Read the full press release

BP Ventures backs Mobility-as-a-Service Finnish start-up with €10 million investment

LONDON, 7-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BP Ventures invests €10 million in MaaS Global. The Finnish-based start-up is a provider of digital mobility software designed to make transport easier and smarter. MaaS Global’s innovative Whim app provides users to access and … Read the full press release

Virgin Media partners with Vodafone to bring innovative new services including 5G to its customers

HOOK, UK, 6-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Virgin Media signs new Mobile Virtual Network Operator agreement with Vodafone UK. The five year deal will bring innovative new services, including 5G, to more than three million mobile customers and provide further flexibility … Read the full press release

Santander takes over the majority stake in UK based Ebury for EUR 400 million 

Santander takes over the majority stake in UK based Ebury for EUR 400 million 

MADRID, 5-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UK based Ebury, which is the best-in-class trade and foreign exchange facilitator for small and medium-sized companies has received €400 million (~£350 million) strategic investment from Banco Santander. Santander’s investment in Ebury will help the … Read the full press release

BAE Systems welcomes Caitlin Hayden as senior vice president of communications

LONDON, 5-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems, Inc. announces the appointment of Caitlin Hayden as senior vice president of communications. Caitlin will lead BAE Systems’ external and internal communications activities in support of key business campaigns, community investment and employee … Read the full press release

EDF becomes a leader in battery storage in the UK with the acquisition of British start up Pivot Power

PARIS, 4-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EDF Group acquires battery storage and infrastructure for electric vehicle charging specialist, Pivot Power. EDF, already the largest low carbon electricity producer in the UK, becomes a leader in battery storage with this acquisition. The … Read the full press release

Loughborough University welcomes first cohort of players into the Loughborough University National Tennis Academy

LOUGHBOROUGH, UK, 22-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The National Tennis Academy officially opened its doors at Loughborough University to the next generation of talented British tennis players. Devised by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), the National Tennis Academy will play an … Read the full press release

carwow’s ‘Luxury Car of the Year’ — Bentley’s all-new Flying Spur

CREWE, 18-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley’s all-new Flying Spur named ‘Luxury Car of the Year’ by carwow. carwow’s team of in-house reviewers and writers, led by editorial director Mat Watson chose the award winners. The award was given at carwow’s … Read the full press release

Jason Windsor appointed Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Aviva plc.

LONDON, 26-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Aviva plc announces the appointment of Jason Windsor as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director with effect from 26 September 2019. In July 2019 Jason became Interim Chief Financial Officer and was previously Chief Financial … Read the full press release

TRAVEL NEWS: Malaga tops the list of best value city break destinations in Spain

Where to escape the winter blues for less with the City Breaks Cost Index report by Spain-Holiday.com MALAGA, Spain, 20-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Which city destination offers the best value depends to a large extent on how much you spend … Read the full press release

Unilever: Renewable is doable: we now source 100% renewable electricity across five continents

Unilever: Renewable is doable: we now source 100% renewable electricity across five continents

Unilever advances on its RE100 goal: now sourcing 100% renewable electricity across five continents LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 16-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announced that it is making further progress on its RE100 goal as it works to become a ‘carbon neutral’ company … Read the full press release

EBRD supports Romanian MSMEs through €20 million loan to Crédit Agricole Romania

LONDON, 11-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EBRD and Crédit Agricole Romania sign €20 million loan, in Romanian lei equivalent, to help support local micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), a vital sector of Romania’s economy in terms of wealth and job … Read the full press release

All occasion personalised pens produced by specialist company Camaloon

The company that keeps on expanding, both internationally and with their range of products introduces something for every budget and purpose. LONDON, 21-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — For businesses that are looking to print large quantities of pens for a marketing … Read the full press release

Secarma sponsors Premiership Rugby team Sale Sharks for the 2019/20 season

MANCHESTER, 16-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Secarma signs sponsorship deal with Premiership Rugby team Sale Sharks for the upcoming 2019/20 season. UKFast, Secarma’s business partner also joins Sale Sharks’ corporate family for the 2019/20 season as a key sponsor for the … Read the full press release

Online used car platform “heycar” expands internationally

BRAUNSCHWEIG, 15-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Successful online used car marketplace “heycar” expands internationally into the United Kingdom. Providing high-quality used vehicles with warranty to used car buyers in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland at www.heycar.co.uk. The heycar brand operates … Read the full press release

PDA Announces Six Regulatory Authorities Speaking at Biomanufacturing in Munich

BERLIN, 14-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today announced representatives of seven health authorities have been invited to speak at the 2019 PDA Europe Biomanufacturing Conference, 3-4 September 2019 in Munich, Germany. The following health authorities have … Read the full press release

BP and Didi Chuxing to develop a network of EV charging hubs across China through new joint venture

LONDON, 2-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BP have agreed to form a new joint venture to build electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in China with Didi Chuxing, the world’s largest market for electric vehicles. Both companies plans to develop a network … Read the full press release

CEDRIC KOUKJIAN’S SCULPTURE, “LIAISON” TO BE EXHIBITED IN PUBLIC BY CULTURAL COMMISSION OF COLOGNY IN SWITZERLAND

GENEVA, 31-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Geneva-based multi-ethnic artist Cedric Koukjian of the Swiss design studio SINCE, which has a focus on creating contemporary arts, today announced that his submission to a recent competition by the Cultural Commission of the City … Read the full press release

INEOS announces partnership with OGC Nice for 2019-2020 season

LONDON, 29-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — INEOS announces partnership with OGC Nice as the main partner of the Gym and will display its logo on the front of the professional team’s jerseys starting in the 2019-2020 season. INEOS is already involved … Read the full press release

Anglo American names Nolitha Fakude as Chairman of Anglo American’s Management Board in South Africa

LONDON, 24-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Anglo American plc appoints Nolitha Fakude as Chairman of Anglo American’s Management Board in South Africa, effective 1 September 2019. In order to take up this new executive role, Ms Fakude will step down as … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency launch first collaborative digital technology project

LONDON, 23-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the signing of MoU to partner on digital service solutions at the Farnborough Air Show in July 2018, Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and Rolls-Royce have launched the first collaborative digital technology … Read the full press release

Telefónica Empresas and Tunstall Healthcare to deliver top-notch remote patient management solutions in Spain

MADRID, 23-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica Empresas and Tunstall Healthcare to cooperate on the provision of solutions and services for remote patient management. The partnership will support the development and allow the implementation of telehealth monitoring solutions which will increase the … 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

Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services to continue as an independent company backed by Equistone; expands its proprietary suite of automation tools

Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services to continue as an independent company backed by Equistone; expands its proprietary suite of automation tools

Equistone takes over Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services from Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) LONDON, 17-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading provider of research, analytics and automation technology to the financial services sector, Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services has been acquired by Europe’s … Read the full press release

Bain Capital acquires majority stake in Kantar from WPP valuing the data and research firm at EUR 3.54 billion

Bain Capital acquires majority stake in Kantar from WPP valuaing the data and research firm at EUR 3.54 billion

LONDON, 15-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Kantar, WPP’s global data, research, consulting and analytics business, will be acquired by Bain Capital according to an agreement signed by WPP and Bain Capital. The deal sees Bain Capital taking over the majority stake … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to supply second dredger to Damen Shipyards that will be one of the most environmentally sustainable ships of its type in service

HELSINKI, 15-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä again selected by Damen Shipyards Group to provide the main propulsion solutions for a large Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD). The dredger is being built for Hanson Aggregates. The order was signed with Wärtsilä in … Read the full press release

OFERTA de casas vacacionales de lujo para menos de €25 por persona por noche este verano

Alojarte en un villa en España en temporada alta no tiene por qué ser necesariamente caro. MALAGA, 12-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vacaciones-Espana.es, el portal lider de viviendas vacacionales en España ofrece una selecion de 8 fantásticas villas con disponibilidad en … Read the full press release

Noticias de Turismo: este verano sacarás más partido de tu presupuesto vacacional encontrando precios más competitivos

Infografico - Informe de Gastos Vacacionales por Spain-Holiday.com

Utlimo informe de tendencias de viaje revela los destinos más competitivos para las vacaciones MALAGA, 11-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Los vuelos y alojamientos a buen precio no significan necesariamente unas vacaciones económicas; el importe de otros gastos locales cotidianos están … Read the full press release