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  • 20th listing anniversary Pharming Group

    17/06/2019 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    20th listing anniversary Pharming Group

    Pharming Group celebrates 20 years of listing

    Sijmen de Vries, CEO of the Euronext listed Pharming Group (ticker symbol: PHARM) sounds the gong at the Amsterdam exchange. Pharming Group is celebrating 20-years as a listed company.

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    Pharming Group is a specialty pharmaceutical company developing innovative products for the safe, effective treatment of rare diseases and unmet medical needs.

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    17/06/2019 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • NN Investment Partners wins Diversity Award

    14/06/2019 - 15:48PM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    NN Investment Partners wins Diversity Award

    NN Investment Partners wins the “Gouden Pump” Diversity Award

    NN IP won the Golden Pump, an award given by the Association of Women in Institutional Pensions (Viip). To mark the occasion Gül Poslu, Director Institutional Clients Netherlands, sounds the gong.

    As the stand-alone asset manager of NN Group (ticker: NN), they manage €260 billion in assets for clients.

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    14/06/2019 - 15:48PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Green gas installation BECH starts production

    13/06/2019 - 11:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Green gas installation BECH starts production

    Water Board Vallei and Veluwe and Jan Bakker initiated the green gas production plant BECH. AFS Energy has facilitated and mediated the Gas Purchase Agreement with Essent that sealed the purchase for the upcoming years. To celebrate this, Bert van Vreeswijk and Jan Bakker, shareholders of BECH, will open the Amsterdam exchange.

    Green gas as a sustainable alternative Green gas is produced from the fermentation of waste products as manure. This procedure reduces manure surplus and offers a sustainable alternative to natural gas. The Water Board Vallei and Veluwe, and Jan Bakker have jointly initiated and set up the green gas production plant BECH in Harderwijk. AFS Energy had a mediation role that allowed the closing of the Gas Purchase Agreement with Essent. All parties involved contribute to the energy transition in the Netherlands.

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    13/06/2019 - 11:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • W.P. Stewart Holdings Fund celebrates 30-years

    12/06/2019 - 23:05PM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    W.P. Stewart Holdings Fund celebrates 30-years

    The W.P. Stewart Holdings Fund (“WPSH”) started in 1989 and portfolio manager Jim Tierney opens the trading day.

    The Euronext Amsterdam listed fund focusses on a concentrated portfolio of approx. 20  growth companies. After the acquisition of W.P. Stewart & Co. in December 2013, WPSH became part of the AllianceBernstein fund platform. Jim Tierney and his team are also responsible for the AB Concentrated US Equity Portfolio.

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    12/06/2019 - 23:05PM CESTAmsterdam
  • PostNL by “In the Boardroom”

    11/06/2019 - 15:23PM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    PostNL by “In the Boardroom”

    Euronext presents the third broadcast of "In the Boardroom” with CEO Herna Verhagen and CFO Pim Berendsen.

    In the Boardroom

    These broadcasts are designed to give private investors a peek behind the scenes or, in this case, In the Boardroom – a place which is normally only accessible to a company’s most senior executives.

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    11/06/2019 - 15:23PM CESTAmsterdam
  • SD Worx’s Bond Listing

    11/06/2019 - 11:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    SD Worx’s Bond Listing

    Filip Dierckx, Chairman of SD Worx, opened the trading day in Brussels during a Bell Ceremony to celebrate SD Worx’s bond issuance.

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    SD Worx provides worldwide services in the areas of payroll, HR, legal support, training, automation, consultancy, and outsourcing. It focuses on customer centricity, fully embraces digitization and is committed to international growth. To find out more:

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    11/06/2019 - 11:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • De Smaakspecialist opens trading day

    10/06/2019 - 15:21PM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    De Smaakspecialist opens trading day

    Pieter Dirven, founder Smaakspecialist B.V., sounds the gong to mark the occasion of KidsProof.

    About KidsProof

    Kidsproof is a free educational program about responsible nutrition in middle school. This program was created by food company De Smaakspecialist, producer and distributor of sustainable food. They produce organic products, largely under their own brands such as Smaakt, BioToday and RAW Organic Food.

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    10/06/2019 - 15:21PM CESTAmsterdam
  • IPO Marel

    07/06/2019 - 2:00AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    IPO Marel

    Marel lists on Euronext Amsterdam and issues new shares 

    Marel, a leading global provider of advanced processing systems, software and services for the poultry, meat and fish processing industry, today began trading on Euronext Amsterdam, adding to its existing listing in Iceland.

    Founded in 1983, Marel had €1.2 billion in revenues in 2018 and more than 6,000 employees in over 30 countries on six continents. Marel is the largest company in Iceland by market value.

    The listing on Euronext Amsterdam, in addition to its listing on Nasdaq Iceland, sees Marel enter the next phase of its growth. The Amsterdam listing strengthens Marel’s capital structure and provides a global currency for acquisitions in support of its growth strategy, while expanding its shareholder base and enabling Marel to access international capital markets.


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    07/06/2019 - 2:00AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Citi’s 100 years In Belgium

    06/06/2019 - 11:05AM CEST  |  Brussels


    Citi’s 100 years In Belgium

    Mike Corbat, CEO of Citigroup, closed the trading day during a Bell Ceremony to celebrate Citi’s 100 years of presence in Brussels.

    Citi is a leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. To find out more:

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    06/06/2019 - 11:05AM CESTBrussels
  • Start National Prokkelstagedag

    06/06/2019 - 10:44AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Start National Prokkelstagedag

    State Secretary for Social Affairs and Employment, Tamara van Ark sounds the gong together with Hans Sprong, cliënt of Philadephia.

    It is also the starting signal for the National Prokkelstagedag: a day when thousands of people with an intellectual disability to do a traineeship at a company, a governmental or public organization.

    Secretary of State Van Ark: “Work is important for many reasons. People tell me they like to feel needed, to feel challenged and to work with colleagues. It is a good thing the number of people finding work is growing but obstacles remain. With the start of the project “Het Breed Offensief” (The Broad Offensive) we will, together with employers trying to remove these obstacles”. 

    About Prokkel

    Since 2007 The Stichting Prokkel organizes throughout the country “exiting encounters”  between people with and without intellectual disabilities. To show how important en valuable these meetings are, Stichting Prokkel organizes a ‘ Week of the Prokkel’ every year: One week as an example and inspiration for the rest of the year. In 2019 the Week of the Prokkel starts on Monday the 3rd  of June and ends on Saturday the 8th  of June.

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    06/06/2019 - 10:44AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield celebrates its first anniversary

    05/06/2019 - 10:47AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield celebrates its first anniversary

    Gerard Sieben, Member of the Senior Management Team at Unibail-RodamcoWestfield, sounds the gong to celebrate the 1-year anniversary of the premier global developer and operator of flagship shopping destinations.

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    05/06/2019 - 10:47AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Cerberus investment club

    04/06/2019 - 10:49AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Cerberus investment club

    Cerberus investment studieclub celebrates 35th anniversary

    Cerberus celebrates her 7th anniversary. In honour of this president Allart Constandse sounds the gong. This investment studieclub has been in the possession of 35 years and has achieved a high degree of profitability over the years.

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    04/06/2019 - 10:49AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Best European ETF Market Maker

    03/06/2019 - 11:10AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Best European ETF Market Maker

    Optiver Awarded  2017, 2018 & 2019 Best European ETF Market Maker

    The Optiver ETF team opened the Amsterdam Stock Exchange to celebrate its achievement as Best European ETF Market Maker 2019 for the third consecutive year awarded by ETF Express. Optiver is a leading Delta 1 Market Maker on European Exchanges in 1000s of Cash Equities, ETFs, Futures and Options.

    About Optiver

    Optiver’s story began in 1986 with a single trader on the floor of Amsterdam’s options exchange. Today, it is at the forefront of trading and technology with more than 1000 employees across four continents continuously striving to improve the market. As a proprietary trading firm, Optiver trades 24 hours a day in a wide range of financial products on all major financial markets globally, with its own capital at its own risk. It offers competitive, tradable prices to market participants in all market conditions, constantly providing liquidity and volume to ensure the stability and smooth functioning of fair, transparent and reliable markets.   

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    03/06/2019 - 11:10AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Roparun sounds the gong

    31/05/2019 - 11:06AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Roparun sounds the gong

    Roparun will start Saturday, June 8th in Hamburg and Paris and finishes Whit Monday in Rotterdam. Bas Nijhuis, ambassador for Roparun sounds the gong accompanied by participants of team ING and team Deloitte.

    About Roparun

    The Roparun is a relay race of more than 500 kilometers from Paris and Hamburg to Rotterdam, in which people work as a team to give a combined sports performance in order to raise money for people who suffer from cancer. This year’s 28th edition has 324 teams participating in this challenge.

    Besides the physical challenge, the team must also make an effort to raise money for the cause. Teams do this by organizing various activities. The three teams who raise the most money are honored during the final celebration of the Roparun, which takes place a few weeks after the finish. Over the past twenty-seven editions of the Roparun, more than eighty-three million Euro has been raised.

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    31/05/2019 - 11:06AM CESTAmsterdam
  • World MS Day

    30/05/2019 - 11:11AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    World MS Day

    The chairman of the board of the MS Vereniging Nederland, Jan van Amstel sounds the gong in honor of World MS day.

    What is World MS Day?

    World MS Day is a yearly international event on May 30th, with the goal of creating awareness for the disease multiple sclerosis. During the entire month of May several events are organized to raise attention for MS. The theme this year is ‘Movement & Mobility’, which is why they are organizing mobility scooter, walking and cycling tours throughout the country for our members and other interested parties. Their activities are organized by the regional team of the MS Vereniging Nederland, who create an awareness of the association and its activities.

    About the MS Vereniging Nederland

    MS Vereniging Nederland is the only patient organization in The Netherlands for people who have multiple sclerosis (MS) and their loved ones. For its approximately 8,500 members the organization offers activities and services which assist these members with questions and concerns. MS Vereniging gives people with MS a voice by representing these people at health care providers, governments, and health insurers.  They also provide information sessions about the disease and life with MS in an effort to allow people to make choices in order to stay in control of their own life.

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    30/05/2019 - 11:11AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Vesteda opens trading day

    29/05/2019 - 11:13AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Vesteda opens trading day

    Vesteda successfully issued its inaugural Green Bond. This is the second benchmark-size bond under its €2.5 billion EMTN program and the first EUR Green Bond by a residential fund. To mark the occasion Frits Vervoort, CFO, sounds the gong.

    The proceeds of the bond will be used to finance homes with a minimum EPC label A, and homes which have made an improvement of at least two EPC label-steps up to a minimum EPC label C. Vesteda will report on the estimated energy savings and greenhouse gas emission avoidance of the assets under this green bond. The €500 million bonds have a term of 8 years and a coupon of 1.5%. The bond was more than 6 times oversubscribed. ABN AMRO (Green Bond Structuring Advisor), BNP Paribas, ING, Rabobank, and SMBC Nikko acted as Joint Bookrunners. The bond will be listed on Euronext Amsterdam.


    Vesteda is an entrepreneurial investor with a clear focus on the Dutch residential real estate market. Vesteda invests funds for institutional investors such as pension funds and insurers. Vesteda has total capital of €7.3 billion invested in real estate. Its rental portfolio stands at a total of approx. 28,000 residential units. Vesteda’s homes are mainly located in the economically strong regions and core urban regions.

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    29/05/2019 - 11:13AM CESTAmsterdam
  • The Debt Prevention Book

    28/05/2019 - 11:14AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    The Debt Prevention Book

    Diversion presents The Debt Prevention Book

    Diversion presents The Debt Prevention Book, for anyone who can make a substantial contribution to debt prevention among young adults. Therefore Job Tupan, senior strategy consultant, opens the trading day.

    The Debt Prevention Book

    One in seven Dutch young adults are in financial and problematic debt. The consequences for these young adults and for society are enormous. After five years of cooperating with tens of municipalities, hundreds of schools and conversations with thousands of young adults, Diversion now takes stock: what we are doing now to improve debt prevention among young people is not enough. That is why Diversion proposes a different view on debt prevention in this book, with tools and ideas to align policy with the needs of young adults, so that everyone will be financially literate and able to use money wisely before the age of 18.

    Diversion Looking at social issues from a new perspective. That is what the team of Diversion, consisting of young, experienced professionals, has been doing since 2003. Diversion tackles societies’ challenges through the development of creative concepts. They support authorities, companies, cultural and social institutions, enabling them to connect with society and increase their social impact. Additionally, Diversion continues innovating by developing personal initiatives that contribute to a better future.

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    28/05/2019 - 11:14AM CESTAmsterdam
  • 10th anniversary MeerBusiness Amsterdam

    27/05/2019 - 11:15AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    10th anniversary MeerBusiness Amsterdam

    Ten year anniversary MeerBusiness Amsterdam

    Ursula van Zantvliet Rozemeijer, director MeerBusiness Amsterdam and Nico Perdaan , co-founder JAN© Accountants & Advisors, opens the exchange because of the ten year anniversary of MeerBusiness Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Business Awards Gala.

    About Meerbusiness

    The goal of MeerBusiness Amsterdam is to bring entrepreneurs and managers in contact with each other, to strengthen the business in the region and to contribute to a sustainable and responsible society. They aim to strengthen the economy by strongly supporting SMEs with a couple of instruments. These instruments are exclusive meetings (such as the Amsterdam Business Awards Gala, Sailing with Directors, luncheons based on different themes, various network drinks and a newsletter that reaches more than 40.000 entrepreneurs and directors on a bi-weekly basis. They are seen as the communication platform for SME’s in the Amsterdam metropolitan area.

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    27/05/2019 - 11:15AM CESTAmsterdam