Category Archives: United Kingdom

Press Releases & News from United Kingdom distributed via EuropaWire

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

TRAVEL NEWS: Your holiday spending money stretches even further this summer in Spain

2019 Travel Trends Report: Summer Spending by Spain-Holiday.com

Travel Trends Report reveals the best value destinations in Spain for your summer holiday MALAGA, 11-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Cheap flights and accommodation don’t necessarily mean a cheap holiday; varying prices of everyday local expenses are playing a far bigger … Read the full press release

Vodafone Business appoints Tata Communications CEO Vinod Kumar as Chief Executive Officer

BERKSHIRE, UK, 8-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group Plc announces the appointment of Vinod Kumar as Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Business from 2 September 2019. He succeeds Vodafone Group CEO Rest of World, Vivek Badrinath, who has been acting … Read the full press release

CEO of Simprints using cutting-edge tech to solve global health challenges

CAMBRIDGE, 4-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — According to the UKBAA, an estimated £1.5bn is invested annually by angel investors in the UK, which is more than three times the amount of venture capital (VC) investment. Therefore, it is paramount that we … Read the full press release

Maersk Supply Service reconfirms commitment to Fleet Xpress; adds Inmarsat’s new dedicated bandwidth service for charterers

LONDON, 3-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Maersk Supply Service extends Fleet Xpress contract for three years. The contract extension also includes Inmarsat’s new dedicated bandwidth service for charterers, making the leading offshore support vessel operator among the first companies to offer … Read the full press release

Orkla subsidiary NIC Enterprises Limited takes over Confection by Design, British fudge and toffee manufacturer

OSLO, 2-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Orkla Food Ingredients signed and completed an agreement to purchase British fudge and toffee manufacturer Confection by Design Ltd. (“Confection by Design”) through its wholly-owned subsidiary NIC Enterprises Limited (“NIC”). Confection by Design offers fudge … Read the full press release

Tauschen Sie Ihren Dripper aus und verändern Sie den Geschmack Ihres Kaffees! HARIO veröffentlicht den Double Mesh Metal Dripper.

Change your dripper and change the flavor of your coffee! HARIO launches the Double Mesh Metal Dripper.

Er besteht ausschließlich aus Edelstahl und benötigt keinen Papierfilter TOKYO, JAPAN, 26-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Der neue Double Mesh Metal Dripper von HARIO benötigt keinen Papierfilter. Der zweilagige Filter aus Edelstahl wurde sorgfältig geätzt (nicht gepresst) und behält den Kaffeesatz … Read the full press release

Change your dripper and change the flavor of your coffee! HARIO launches the Double Mesh Metal Dripper.

Change your dripper and change the flavor of your coffee! HARIO launches the Double Mesh Metal Dripper.

It is made solely of stainless steel and does not require a paper filter TOKYO, JAPAN, 26-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The new Double Mesh Metal Dripper by HARIO does not require a paper filter. The double layer, stainless steel filter … Read the full press release

Significant reduction in people’s likelihood to stereotype others reported in an unprecedented experiment by Unilever and University College London

Significant reduction in people's likelihood to stereotype others reported in an unprecedented experiment by Unilever and University College London

The unique experiment conducted by Unilever and University College London went on to look into how to unlearn stereotyping LONDON & NEW YORK, 18-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Advertising and marketing professionals across Unilever and its lead agency partners, who work … Read the full press release

Barclays to offer its U.S. clients alternative liquidity pool in euro interest rate swap clearing via EurexOTC Clear

Barclays to offer its U.S. clients alternative liquidity pool in euro interest rate swap clearing via EurexOTC Clear

Barclays to offer the Eurex’s OTC clearing services through its U.S. registered FCM FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 14-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — EurexOTC Clear has just announced that the transatlantic consumer and wholesale bank Barclays has joined its OTC clearing services in … Read the full press release

PDA Explores the Transformation of Healthcare at 4th Annual European Meeting

PDA Explores the Transformation of Healthcare at 4th Annual European Meeting

EMA, MHRA and FDA among regulatory agencies participating BERLIN, 10-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is excited to host its 4th Annual European Meeting: Global Healthcare of the Present and the Future, June 25-26 in Amsterdam, The … Read the full press release

BP, partners invest in deepwater Block 15 offshore Angola; Sonangol joins as a new partner

BP, partners invest in deepwater Block 15 offshore Angola; Sonangol joins as a new partner

LUANDA / LONDON, 7-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BP and partners have agreed to invest further in deepwater Block 15, offshore Angola. The current investment is part of an agreement with Angola’s National Agency for Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels (NAPGB). Under … Read the full press release

SEAT’s first electric car called Mii to debut in Oslo, Europe’s EVs capital

SEAT's first electric car called Mii to debut in Oslo, Europe's EVs capital

The SEAT on Tour roadshow will visit Oslo, Liverpool, Frankfurt, Paris and Milan OSLO, 4-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT will debut its first ever electric car, Mii electric, in Oslo as part of its inaugural ‘SEAT on Tour’ roadshow. During … 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

BAE Systems collaborates with RPA expert UiPath for machine learning adoption across the U.S. defense and intelligence communities

FARNBOROUGH, UK, 3-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems teams up with robotic process automation (RPA) leader, UiPath, to develop and accelerate suites of software robots that its customers can use to automate high-volume, repetitive business processes. Don DeSanto, director of … Read the full press release

BAE Systems apprentices will support the Heugh Battery Museum during Armed Forces Week

BAE Systems apprentices will support the Heugh Battery Museum during Armed Forces Week

BAE Systems donates to the Heugh Battery Museum in Hartlepool FARNBOROUGH, 31-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems‘ Land UK business in Washington, Tyne and Wear has made donation to the Heugh Battery Museum in Hartlepool. The museum is UK’s only … 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

Vodafone announces the appointment of David Thodey as a Non-Executive Director

LONDON, 31-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group Plc names David Thodey as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 September 2019. The appointment is subject to approval by shareholders at Vodafone’s annual general meeting on 23 July 2019. David worked … Read the full press release

Shell’s Appomattox Platform in the Gulf of Mexico now online months ahead of schedule and far under budget 

Shell’s Appomattox Platform in the Gulf of Mexico now online months ahead of schedule and far under budget 

THE HAGUE, 24-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell Offshore Inc, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, announced it has begun production at the Shell-operated Appomattox floating production system in the deep-water of the Gulf of Mexico (US). The production starts … Read the full press release

Generali to present to the financial community in London

LONDON, 24-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Generali will host an event for the financial community today in London. At the event Exploring Generali, a new financial market stress scenario which confirms the solidity of the Group capital position will be presented. … Read the full press release

Logicor welcomes Michael Slattery, Managing Director at Blackstone as Interim Chief Executive Officer

LONDON, 23-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Michael Slattery, Managing Director at Blackstone, will join Logicor as Interim Chief Executive Officer. Mo Barzegar will retain a leadership role as Logicor’s Chairman. Buddy Roes, Logicor’s current Managing Director for Northern Europe, to become … Read the full press release

Agritech: Inmarsat, ApisProtect to deploy IoT to connect apiaries around the world

Inmarsat delivers highly reliable hybrid satellite/cellular and LoRaWAN technologies to ensure that ApisProtect can provide services to beekeepers no matter how remote their location is Severe food shortages can occur across the world without a healthy bee population LONDON, 20-May-2019 … Read the full press release

One of the largest European telematics providers joins Michelin Group

Clermont-Ferrand, France, 17-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Michelin signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Masternaut, one of the largest European telematics providers. The acquisition is in line with the Group’s development strategy in the Services & Solutions … Read the full press release

BAE Systems welcomes Tom Arseneault as president and chief operating officer

Farnborough, UK, 17-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Tom Arseneault has been named president and chief operating officer of BAE Systems, Inc. and appointed to the BAE Systems, Inc. Board of Directors. Jerry DeMuro will continue to serve as CEO for the … Read the full press release

VINCI Airports now owns majority shareholding in London Gatwick airport

RUEIL-MALMAISON CEDEX, 14-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Airports completes the acquisition of a majority shareholding (50.01%) in London Gatwick airport. The airport is a freehold property and the UK’s second-largest airport. The transaction fits perfectly into the VINCI Concessions long-term … Read the full press release