All Bell ceremonies

  • Global Money Week

    25/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Global Money Week

    Global Money Week & International Aflatoun Day 2019

    The 8th edition of Global Money Week (GMW) and the 9th edition of International Aflatoun Day was kick-started at the Euronext Amsterdam by Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI), Aflatoun International, and students.

    Aflatoun Day
    Aflatoun Day, initiated by Aflatoun International, is a wonderful occasion to engage children, youth and teachers on social and financial education programs. First launched in 2011, yearly celebrated on 17 March, it became the inspiration for an idea of GMW. 

    Global Money Week
    Global Money Week, a CYFI initiative, is an annual financial awareness campaign built to inspire children and young people to learn about money matters, livelihoods and entrepreneurship. GMW is held in partnership with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the African Union Commission. Since 2012, the Campaign has reached over 32 million children and young people in over 165 countries worldwide. 

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    25/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Alfen one year listed

    22/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Alfen one year listed

    On the occasion of being listed for one year at Euronext Amsterdam (Ticker; ALFEN), Jeroen van Rossen, Financial Director, sounds the gong.


    Dutch-based Alfen is operating internationally in the heart of the energy transition, as a specialist in energy solutions for the future. With its 80-years’ history, Alfen has a unique combination of activities. Alfen designs develops and produces smart grids, energy storage systems, and electric vehicle charging equipment and combines these in integrated solutions to address the electricity challenges of its clients.

    Alfen has demonstrated significant profitable growth over the past few years. Alfen has market-leading positions in the Netherlands and experiences fast international growth benefiting from its first mover advantage. Alfen has proven concepts and mature products in each of its business lines and is well positioned to participate in the expected high market growth. Alfen expects that the energy transition will accelerate, while the company is pursuing an internationalization strategy and is benefiting from cross-selling opportunities between its three business lines.

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    22/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Winner MKB Export Award

    21/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Winner MKB Export Award

    Leentjes Poeder Pret is the winner of the MKB Export Award 2018. To celebrate this Marleen de Haan, Director, opens the Amsterdam Stock Exchange.

    MKB Export Award

    MKB Export Award is an initiative of MKB-Netherlands and various partners. The aim of the award is to stimulate entrepreneurs to operate internationally or to expand existing international activities.

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    21/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Barco & WDP join the Bel 20 index

    20/03/2019 - 10:10AM CET  |  Brussels


    Barco & WDP join the Bel 20 index

    Barco & WDP join the Bel 20 index

    The Bel 20 index by Euronext welcomed two companies: Barco, specialized in image technology and the logistics real estate company WDP. At this occasion, Charles Beauduin, Chairman of Barco’s Board of Directors & Tony De Pauw, CEO of WDP rang the bell to open the markets in Brussels.

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    20/03/2019 - 10:10AM CETBrussels
  • 417th Anniversary of the Amsterdam Exchange

    20/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    417th Anniversary of the Amsterdam Exchange

    This year, the Amsterdam exchange, the oldest stock exchange in the world, celebrates its 417th  anniversary. Euronext celebrates this special occasion together with Stichting Capital Amsterdam, the Netherlands Economic Historic  Archive (NEHA), and the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW). To celebrate this Jessica Dijkman, secretary of NEHA sounds the gong.

    In Dutch exchange history, the Dutch East India Company (VOC) plays a key role. In 1602, it was the first company to go to the exchange, which makes it the founder of the first stock exchange: the Amsterdam exchange. The first initial public offering was no standalone event. Another important innovation preceded it: the invention of the modern company - the limited liability company - by this very VOC.

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    20/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Acquisition of Charlie Temple by GrandVision

    19/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Acquisition of Charlie Temple by GrandVision

    Leon Planken, the founder of Charlie Temple, sounds the gong to celebrate that Charlie Temple has been acquired by GrandVision, global leader in optical retailing. GrandVision is listed at the Amsterdam Stock Exchange (Ticker: GVNV).

    Charlie Temple
    Charlie Temple is the fastest growing  prescription eyewear e-tailer in the Netherlands. Charlie Temple was founded in May 2016 and strongly focuses its efforts on customer centricity and growth. In 2017 Charlie Temple made it to the top-10 most innovative e-commerce companies according to Emerce.

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    19/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Faber Halbertsma Group

    18/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Faber Halbertsma Group

    Pooling Partners becomes Faber Halbertsma Group

    With a team of colleagues, Stan Peeters ,CFO of Faber Halbertsma Group, sounds the gong to underline the name change of the Dutch family business, operating throughout Europe.

    Faber Halbertsma Group
    A family owned company with a history dating back to 1891, Faber Halbertsma Group is one of Europe’s leading poolers and is a producer of sustainable wooden products. Faber Halbertsma Group is an exponent of the circular economy.

    All companies belonging to the Faber Halbertsma Group will from now on use the new company names: IPP, PAKi, PRS, vPOOL and all individual production companies.

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    18/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • World Sleep Day

    15/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    World Sleep Day

    Ronald Voogt, Managing Director of Beter Bed, sounds the gong on the occasion of today's’ World Sleep Day.

    Beter Bed Holding

    Beter Bed, a retail brand of Beter Bed Holding, has been an established name in the field of bedroom furnishings for more than 35 years and is the market leader in the Netherlands.

    Beter Bed Holding specializes in the distribution of bedroom products and equipment. The company does this through its international retail brands Beter Bed (Netherlands and Belgium), Beddenreus (Netherlands), Matratzen Concord (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) and Sängjätten (Sweden).

    Beter Bed Holding is listed at Euronext Amsterdam (Ticker: BBED).

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    15/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • ICT Group NV

    14/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    ICT Group NV

    ICT Group NV expands internationally

    On the occasion of becoming part of the ICT Group sounds Sam Aston, CEO Additude AB in Sweden, the gong. ICT Group is listed at the Amsterdam Stock Exchange (Ticker: ICT).


    Additude, which is located in Malmö, Sweden,  is one of southern Sweden’s leading IT consulting firms. The company offers market-leading services within industrial innovation processes, project engagements and consultancy. This acquisition perfectly fits ICT Group’s international expansion strategy, in which the Northern European countries are defined as important spearhead.

    The acquisition opens up the opportunity to offer ICT’s proprietary OrangeNXT proposition to Additude’s existing and new clients in Sweden.

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    14/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Arcadis launches innovation hub in Amsterdam

    13/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Arcadis launches innovation hub in Amsterdam

    Arcadis’ Global Director of Digital Innovation, Patrick van Hoof, sounds the gong at the Euronext Amsterdam to celebrate the launch of the Arcadis’ innovation hub. Arcadis is listed at Euronext Amsterdam (Ticker: ARCAD).

    Innovation hub

    The innovation hub aims at incubating and exploring existing and pioneering technologies to create new businesses and digital revenue streams for Arcadis. Two main programs shape the hub; the Arcadis Digital Studio Incubator and the Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator, powered by Techstars.


    Arcadis, the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been improving quality of life for over 130 years. The focus areas of our work include infrastructure, water, buildings, and environmental solutions, and we have strong relationships with key decision makers at our clients worldwide.


    Techstars is the worldwide network that connects entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporations to grow their companies. Techstars operates four divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs, Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships, and the Techstars Venture Capital Fund.

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    13/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • 60th listing anniversary Royal BAM Group nv

    12/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    60th listing anniversary Royal BAM Group nv

    Royal BAM Group NV celebrates its 150th anniversary this year and has been listed at Euronext Amsterdam for 60 years (Ticker BAMNB).  To celebrate this Frans den Houter, CFO, sounds the gong.

    BAM Group NV

    Royal BAM Group NV is a construction group active in Construction and Property, Civil engineering and Public-Private Partnerships. BAM occupies a leading position in five European home markets: the Netherlands, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Germany. In addition, the Group delivers projects in Denmark, Luxembourg, and Switzerland. BAM International operates in various niche markets worldwide. “Building the present, creating the future.”

    According to Frans den Houter: 'The construction industry is one of the most relevant economic factors. As one of the major players in the European construction sector, BAM aims to create maximum value for shareholders. Next to this BAM attaches great importance to safety, sustainability, and digitalization. Our listing on Euronext Amsterdam contributes to the recognition of our significance to society. It is, therefore, a pleasure for me to open the stock exchange.’

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    12/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • celebrates ten years of bull market

    11/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam

    944130f76154-9b98-4267-8d80-e2433eebaaf2 celebrates ten years of bull market

    To celebrate ten years of bull market visitor and ex-Theodoor Gillissen employee Michael Molenaar sounds the gong.

    Who will call the bottom?

    "Who will call the bottom?", the Dutch investor website asked its visitors on the 5th  March 2009 during the darkest days of the debt crisis stock market crash. It turned out the momentum was perfectly timed. Just four days afterward on the 9th of March, the AEX reached 194.99. Then the index turned.... into one long upward trend to rise to this day. It is the longest bull market in stock market history.

    Michael Molenaar, like many visitors, took up the challenge of trying to call the bottom- characteristic stockmarket jargon - and he was only a few points and some minutes away.

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    11/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • International Women’s Day

    08/03/2019 - 10:05AM CET  |  Brussels


    International Women’s Day

    International Women’s Day 2019

    Chantal de Vrieze, Managing Director at Econocom Belux, rang the Bell to open the trading day in Brussels in celebration of International Women’s Day 2019. Nele van der Borght, the representative from Women in ETFs and Eglantine Eeckhout, Change Facilitator at The Shift/Global Compact Network Belgium were also on stage to give inspiring speeches related to the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day: “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change’.

    For the fifth consecutive year, more than 75 stock exchanges across the globe took part in global initiative ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 on Friday 8 March 2019.

    The events are a partnership between IFC, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, UN Global Compact, UN Women, the World Federation of Exchanges and Women in ETFs, to raise awareness about the business case for women’s economic empowerment and the opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development.

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    08/03/2019 - 10:05AM CETBrussels
  • International Women's Day 2019

    08/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    International Women's Day 2019

    To celebrate International Women’s Day Miranda Gossen, from Women in ETFs will open the Amsterdam Stock Exchange.

    During the International Women Week 2019, a variety of events around the globe are organized by Women in ETFs, UN Global Compact, Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative, UN Women, IFC, and The World Federation of Exchanges.

    The events will take place in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa to raise awareness about the importance of gender equality to sustainable development and business. Bell ringing ceremonies will take place at exchanges globally.

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    08/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam

    07/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam

    9436939adc80-cd26-4bc6-8fa6-101d292aba6c chairwoman Marry de Gaay Fortman is sounding the gong, she is supported by executives at the highest level who have taken responsibility and used their influence to initiate the dialogue about diversity, both in the boardroom and in society.

    The need for more women in top executive business positions is recognized in every boardroom but not yet implemented on the desired level. enhances the visibility of highly qualified women in the Netherlands. By including women with talent and ambition in their database, they want to stimulate the rise of women to top positions.

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    07/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • EdiliziAcrobatica

    06/03/2019 - 10:05AM CET  |  Paris


    CEO of EdiliziAcrobatica opens trading day in Paris

    Riccardo Iovino, CEO of EdiliziAcrobatica, opens the trading day in Paris.

    EdiliziAcrobatica lists on Euronext Growth

    "EdiliziAcrobatica specializes in rope access services. The group offers core drilling, structural reinforcement, cleaning and renovation of facades, walls, windows and roofs, replacement of gutters and rainwater, installation and cleaning of chimneys, installation of anti-pigeon protection and partial interventions of terraces and cornices. At the end of 2017, the group had a network of 49 branches (including 22 franchises) located in Italy. EdiliziAcrobatica is the Italian leading company in its sector and one of the most important in Europe. "

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    06/03/2019 - 10:05AM CETParis
  • International Women’s Day Summit

    06/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    International Women’s Day Summit

    International Women’s Day Summit 2019

    Harper's Bazaar Network Academy and BrandedU organize the International Women's Day Summit 2019 at De Hallen Studios in Amsterdam. To celebrate this, Miluska van t Lam and Nancy Poleon will open the Amsterdam stock exchange.

    Dutch Female Board Index

    According to the Dutch Female Board Index of 2018, the number of female directors last year remained the same as in previous years. The International Women’s Day Summit is organized to increase the visibility of (top) women and underline the importance of women at the top.

    Harper's Bazaar Network Academy in collaboration with BrandedU brings together intelligent and ambitious women who are consciously focused on and engaged with their personal development and careers. Harper's Bazaar and BrandedU aims to inspire, connect and motivate these women.

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    06/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Kolegio Alejandro Paula

    05/03/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Kolegio Alejandro Paula

    Deborah Chong, student of Kolegio Alejandro Paula, sounds the gong to kick off school project The Total Experience.

    The Total Experience
    The main goal is to learn strategically to plan the options of following a bachelor/master degree in the Netherlands while weighting the cons and pro’s and taking into consideration the return on investment.

    Kolegio Alejandro Paula
    Kolegio Alejandro Paula a public school, formerly known as Peter Stuyvesant College established in September 1941, is the eldest school for HAVO VWO on Curacao.

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    05/03/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam