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Friday | April 3 | 2020

Daimler signs €12 billion loan facility agreement

Daimler is increasing its financial flexibility with a further loan facility agreement in the amount of €12 billion. This is in addition...

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Firmenich is increasing its production capacity to 100 tons for hospitals, as well as medical and emergency services across the USA and Switzerland. Firmenich has...
Skanska has signed a contract with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. to construct the interior fit-out of their office space in Sleepy Hollow, New York,...
ROinvesting, a Cyprus-based CFD trading provider, announced they have sponsored AC Milan, making them their official and exclusive CFD partner.
As schools and universities across the U.S. close, language learning app Babbel is offering all K-12 and college students free access to...

Google searches for business loan up by 317% amid coronavirus pandemic

Data gathered by Learnbonds.com indicates that global interest in business loans has risen on the search engine Google. According to the data, between the...

Vodafone Romania and UPC finalised the legal merger

The acquisition of UPC is one of the most important transactions within the telecom market in Romania. This process will create an...

Bright Spaces has been selected to join the Pi Labs accelerator in the UK

Bright Spaces was chosen alongside 4 other European startups out of a total of over 600 registered teamsThey will get ready for...

Impact of COVID-19 on businesses: 37% interrupted their activity

37% of companies surveyed have fully or partially interrupted their operations after declaring the state of emergency due to COVID-19 pandemic and...

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LC Waikiki stores on three continents

The restriction on shopping centers activity affects over 9.000 stores in Romania

The decision of the authorities to temporarily suspend the purchase of goods considered non-essential from the shopping centers affects more than 9.000...

Deloitte: 2020, a difficult year for the M&A market

The mergers and acquisitions market (M&A) recorded 19 transactions in Romania in the first quarter of the year, four more compared to...

Omniasig registered an increase of 11% of the gross written premiums

The total value of the gross written premiums increased in 2019 by approximately 11%, sustained by a solid evolution in the Health,...
Czech National Bank (CNB) implemented a series of proactive measures to assist Czech banks weathering the negative economic effects of the coronavirus...
Gumzzz, a Romanian startup, has successfully closed a first round of financing of €100,000. Currently, the Cluj based startup is valued at...
Techcelerator launched its fourth batch with 9 startups selected from a number of 250 initial applications, which will benefit from intensive mentoring....
Total premium volume increases to around EUR 10.4 billion (+7.7%)Profit (before taxes) rises to around EUR 522 million (+7.4%)Combined ratio clearly improved...
The M&A market in Central and Eastern Europe including Russia (CEE) recorded 726 deals in 2019, the same number as in 2018,...

Bucharest service-driven economy among most insulated in Europe

The Bucharest economy stands as one of the most insulated service centers in Europe to the negative fallout related to the COVID-19...

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Highlander Partners, L.P., a middle market private equity firm based in Dallas, Texas, announced the acquisition of a majority stake in SanoVita, writes...
Doctor Mike’s good looks combined with his medical knowledge earned him over 5 million followers on YouTube, and an estimated extra half...
LC Waikiki, a Turkish fashion retailer, opened its 1000th store in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine.First international investment was initiated in Romania, in 2009. Sore no...
Following a decline in 2018, the mergers and acquisitions market in Romania grew by 4% to a total value of EUR 5.2...
Cushman & Wakefield Echinox was commissioned to manage Mendeleev Office 5, an office building recently delivered in Bucharest downtown, by Akcent Development.
CTP expands its portfolio in the vicinity of Bucharest, on the A1, at Km 13, the ground zero of the industrial logistic...
18% of the surveyed companies estimate a reduction up to 20% of the revenues as a result of COVID-19 pandemic impact on...
Doctor Mike’s good looks combined with his medical knowledge earned him over 5 million followers on YouTube, and an estimated extra half...

Taiwan will become the second largest producer of surgical masks

Facing a worldwide supply shortage of surgical masks during the global COVID-19 outbreak, the Taiwanese government is fast collaborating with 30 brilliant...
Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC announced that InRealtyOU is the newest member of its global network and will now operate as Ukraine...
Angelini Pharma acquired the ThermaCare global business rights, excluding North America, from GSK. The deal also includes the dedicated US manufacturing site for...
bet-at-home.com gross betting and gaming revenue of EUR 143.3 million at previous year’s level;EBITDA in financial year 2019 at EUR 35.2 million;Cash...
The stock of modern office spaces in Bucharest reached nearly 2.7 million square meters last year, up 12% compared to the previous...
Purchase price valuation is 50% below peergroup;A further increase to 100% is planned short term;Former Gamigo shareholders will receive shares with a...

THE BUZZ

Nippon Express merges three group companies in Italy

Three Nippon Express Group companies in Italy, Nippon Express Italia Srl, a Milan-based Italian subsidiary of the main company, Franco Vago SpA and Traconf...

Colliers has valuated real estate assets worth a total of 40 billion euro in Romania

Colliers International has valuated, in the past five years, a total of over 500,000 commercial and residential properties worth 40 billion euro....

In case of a hard Brexit, there could be pressures on office buildings in Bucharest

In case of a hard Brexit, just a modest 10% decrease in trade flows with the UK would shave around 0.1% of...

LONDON

Outreach opens it’s first international office in London

Outreach, an US sales engagement platform, announced that it has opened its first international office in London. Outreach's London office will focus on customer engagement...
Data gathered by Learnbonds.com indicates the United Kingdom's banks approved 982.286 mortgages in 2019. This is an increase of 7.4% from 2018’s 909.597.
Ryanair revealed that London Eye is the most popular marriage proposal location in Europe. The iconic observation wheel with 360-degree views over...
Accounting Seed opens a second location in Reading, UK, to better serve customers and expand their footprint in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) market.
Liberis has closed a £32 million funding round in its largest equity capital fundraise to date; This investment represents the company's first...
Coniq announced it has secured £6.4 million of growth equity to meet the growing demand for its award-winning CRM and loyalty platform used...
W. P. Carey Inc. announced the acquisition of a 67,500 square metre (726,000 square foot) Class-A, cross-docked logistics facility in the U.K....

PARIS

HR Path aquired InTalent to accelerate international growth

HR Path announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of InTalent.InTalent assists companies in elaborating strategies and...
Record commercial aircraft deliveriesStrong underlying financial performance, FY 2019 guidance achieved€ -3.6 billion penalties recognised for agreements with authoritiesA400M € -1.2 billion...
Boats Group, the tech business behind the largest online marketplaces for boats and yachts in the world announced they have purchased Annonces du...
Toucan Toco, a French data storytelling solution, created five years ago by Kilian Bazin, Charles Miglietti, Baptiste Jourdan and David Nowinsky, has completed its first-ever fundraise of 12 million...
Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay has retained its crown as the world’s most expensive shopping street with London’s New Bond Street taking the...
French nationality has once again been ranked as the best in the world, while for citizens of the UK, the ramifications of...

BERLIN

Daimler signs €12 billion loan facility agreement

Daimler is increasing its financial flexibility with a further loan facility agreement in the amount of €12 billion. This is in addition...
As schools and universities across the U.S. close, language learning app Babbel is offering all K-12 and college students free access to...
Purchase price valuation is 50% below peergroup;A further increase to 100% is planned short term;Former Gamigo shareholders will receive shares with a...
Marriott International has unveiled a new offering at Frankfurt Airport following a long-term commitment to upgrade and elevate the existing Sheraton Frankfurt...
The combined company will result in Bird adding more than 300 employees to its European operations;Bird announced a $75 million extension to its Series...
Over the next two years, Mars Retail Group will be opening doors to three new retail locations;These include Disney Springs in Orlando, Fla.,...
Germany has pledged to put 86 billion euros into the upkeep and modernization of its railways over the next decade. The government will be footing...

Top 10 doctors worldwide making a fortune from YouTube

Doctor Mike’s good looks combined with his medical knowledge earned him over 5 million followers on YouTube, and an estimated extra half...

Daimler signs €12 billion loan facility agreement

Daimler is increasing its financial flexibility with a further loan facility agreement in the amount of €12 billion. This is in addition...

Bucharest service-driven economy among most insulated in Europe

The Bucharest economy stands as one of the most insulated service centers in Europe to the negative fallout related to the COVID-19...

MILANO

ROinvesting becomes AC Milan official CFD partner

ROinvesting, a Cyprus-based CFD trading provider, announced they have sponsored AC Milan, making them their official and exclusive CFD partner.
Angelini Pharma acquired the ThermaCare global business rights, excluding North America, from GSK. The deal also includes the dedicated US manufacturing site for...
TÜV AUSTRIA takes over Italian inspection and certification service provider Boreas S.r.l.Boreas has successfully established itself on the Italian market, especially in the...
Three Nippon Express Group companies in Italy, Nippon Express Italia Srl, a Milan-based Italian subsidiary of the main company, Franco Vago SpA and Traconf...
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, announced it has been appointed to operate and manage...
Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay has retained its crown as the world’s most expensive shopping street with London’s New Bond Street taking the...
Sports-betting and data technology start-up Mercurius is delighted to announce it has achieved its target of raising €500,000 in second-round funding from industry investors.

BUCHAREST

Vodafone Romania and UPC finalised the legal merger

The acquisition of UPC is one of the most important transactions within the telecom market in Romania. This process will create an...
Bright Spaces was chosen alongside 4 other European startups out of a total of over 600 registered teamsThey will get ready for...
The decision of the authorities to temporarily suspend the purchase of goods considered non-essential from the shopping centers affects more than 9.000...
The total value of the gross written premiums increased in 2019 by approximately 11%, sustained by a solid evolution in the Health,...
Gumzzz, a Romanian startup, has successfully closed a first round of financing of €100,000. Currently, the Cluj based startup is valued at...
Techcelerator launched its fourth batch with 9 startups selected from a number of 250 initial applications, which will benefit from intensive mentoring....
The Bucharest economy stands as one of the most insulated service centers in Europe to the negative fallout related to the COVID-19...

Deloitte: 2020, a difficult year for the M&A market

The mergers and acquisitions market (M&A) recorded 19 transactions in Romania in the first quarter of the year, four more compared to...

First integrated Smart City project in Romania will begin in Piatra Neamț

The new public transport waiting stations in Piatra Neamț (NE Romania) will be equipped with WiFi, multimedia touchscreens, USB ports for charging...

Skanska builds office space in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Skanska has signed a contract with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. to construct the interior fit-out of their office space in Sleepy Hollow, New York,...

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Highlander Partners, L.P., a middle market private equity firm based in Dallas, Texas, announced the acquisition of a majority stake in SanoVita, writes...
Doctor Mike’s good looks combined with his medical knowledge earned him over 5 million followers on YouTube, and an estimated extra half...
LC Waikiki, a Turkish fashion retailer, opened its 1000th store in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine.First international investment was initiated in Romania, in 2009. Sore no...
Following a decline in 2018, the mergers and acquisitions market in Romania grew by 4% to a total value of EUR 5.2...
Zach Choi made $1,253,148 in just ONE MONTH from his food ASMR videos. Canadian Naomi MacRae (Hunnibee ASMR) made almost $780,000 in...