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  • Unilever Calvé

    24/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Unilever Calvé

    Peanut Butter Day

    On the 24th of January it is International Peanut Butter Day. To celebrate this Calvé, part of Euronext Amsterdam listed Unilever, will sound the gong.

    Unilever is one of the leading groups worldwide specializing in the manufacture and marketing of food and care products.

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    24/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • BNG Bank Literature Prize

    23/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    BNG Bank Literature Prize

    Winner of BNG Bank Literatuurprijs
    The winner of the 14th edition of the BNG Bank Literatuurprijs, Nina Polak will open the market by sounding the gong.

    BNG Bank
    BNG Bank, founded in 1914, is a committed partner for a more sustainable country and enables the public sector to realize social objectives.
    The BNG Bank Literature Prize is an oeuvre prize worth € 15.000 intended to encourage young literary talent.

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    23/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Dutch Read a Story Days

    22/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Dutch Read a Story Days

    On the 23rd of January 2019, De Nationale Voorleesdagen, start with a read a story breakfast. In honor of the 16th edition, the illustrator and author of the Picture Book of the Year: Leo Timmers sounds the Gong.

    Dutch Read a Story days
    The goal of these days is to stimulate reading to children that are not able to read yet.  

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    22/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Amsterdammer of the Year

    21/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Amsterdammer of the Year

    Abdelhamid Idrissi. the winner of 2018, sounds the gong.With the annual presentation the Amsterdam foundation aims to promote the interconnectedness of the Amsterdammers; to place spotless activities, which usually remain unexposed, into the spotlight.

    Since 2005 the election of the Amsterdammer of the Year has been organized and focuses on the whole of Amsterdam. The stories of the finalists, which are widely distributed through various media, inspire and motivate to unselfishly commit to another.

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    21/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • ACTIAM investment expert poll

    18/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    ACTIAM investment expert poll

    Gong for the winner of the ACTIAM investment expert poll

    The 2018 winner of the ACTIAM investment expert poll is Frank Bonsee sales trader at ABNAMRO. In honor of this he sounds the gong at the Amsterdam stock exchange.

    ACTIAM investment expert poll

    Every year assetmanager ACTIAM asks over a hundred investment professionals for their expectations for the best and the worst stock in the coming year. Besides that, the participants are asked for their expectations for the AEX-index. This poll has been conducted since 1994. The investment professional who made the best choices is the winner and receives the price for best investment professional.

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    18/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Bert Douwes Award 2018

    17/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Bert Douwes Award 2018

    Winners Bert Douwes Award 2018 visit the Amsterdam exchange

    Bauke van der Sluis and Mees van de Wetering, winners of the Bert Douwes Award 2018, sound the gong to open the trading day at Beursplein 5.

    The two students of the Hogeschool van Amsterdam Minor Beleggen have been selected from a number of nominees as authors of the best paper in 2018. Within the minor, which lasts for six months, students have to write a paper about a current investment topic. The winning paper dealt with the influence and use of Big Data in the financial world, and in particular the investment market.

    The award (the Bert Douwes Award) is named after a teacher of the minor, Bert Douwes, who died in 2007 and is awarded annually by a jury consisting of Ton Ruitenburg (former Euronext), Eelco Hessling (ex Euronext and lecturer of Investment Ethics at the HvA ) and Theo Feijen (former option trader and lecturer in behavioral analysis at the AUAS) and consists of a sculpture and € 1500, - which is made available annually by the Capital Amsterdam Foundation.

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    17/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Amsterdam Hotel Night 2019

    16/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Amsterdam Hotel Night 2019

    Gong in the run up to the "Hotelnacht Amsterdam 2019"

    19 & 20 January , Hotelnight Amsterdam will be held for the seventh time. Initiator Vincent van Dijk has the honor to sound the gong.

    Hotel night
    During the Hotel Night several hotels in Amsterdam open their doors for their fellow citizens. Throughout the weekend, around 50 culinary, creative and cultural events are organized in more than 30 top hotels.

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    16/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • 70th anniversary De Zonnebloem

    15/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    70th anniversary De Zonnebloem

    Nationale Vereniging De Zonnebloem sounds the gong for 70 years anniversary

    On the 17th of Janurary 2019 ‘Nationale Vereniging de Zonnebloem’ turns 70 years old. The NGO enriches the life of people with a physical disability. Caroll Sastro, who uses a wheelchair for everyday life, opens the stock exchange to celebrate this anniversary.

    Nationale Vereniging de Zonnebloem
    38,000 volunteers are active in every neighborhood, village and city in the Netherlands. They visit people at home. Most people with a physical disability cannot leave their homes as much as they want. Due to lack of personal help and/or because of medical care they need. That is why 1,100 local Zonnebloem branches organise activities, such as day trips and holidays. Annually over 112,000 people participate in those activities.

    The NGO improves the accessibility of the most visited leisure locations in the Netherlands. Therefore 750 wheelchair users act as mystery guests and test theme parks, cinemas, zoo’s, theaters, football stadiums, and so on. Also, de Zonnebloem has a fleet of 50 wheelchair rental cars, across the Netherlands.

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    15/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Trend-discourse

    14/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam



    Gong in the run up to the ‘’Trendrede 2019’’

    The market is opened by Futurity Psychologist Tom Kniesmeijer, in his function as initiator of the Trendrede (‘Trend-discourse’). Together with a selected group of trendanalysts, he bundles the larger developments in society in the yearly Trendrede.

    Presentation of the ninth Trendrede

    Tuesday, January 15th, the ninth Trendrede will be presented in Amsterdam. After that, the Trendrede will start its journey through media, organizations and Holland. This year the theme is The fire of change. Things are heating up in The Netherlands. The need for change is great. How will this work out, in 2019? What will be the big change missions in our society? What will be the trendtopics to dominate public discussion, the coming year?

    About the Trendrede

    The Trendrede is loved by policy makers of both goverment and market companies. The first version originated in 2010 and since then every year saw the birth of a new one. The Trendrede focuses on the larger trendwaves in society, to help organizations with planning future proof strategies.

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    14/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Dutch IR Awards 2019

    11/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Dutch IR Awards 2019

    The winners of the Dutch IR Awards 2019 pay a visit to Beursplein 5 to sound the gong.

    The Netherlands Association for Investor Relations (NEVIR) awarded the Dutch IR Awards 2019 on the 10th of January. For the twelfth consecutive year, prizes will be awarded to Dutch listed companies and IR professionals who excel in Investor Relations.

    NEVIR is the professional representative body and advocacy organization for investor relations officers at Dutch listed companies. More than 70% of the listed companies at Euronext Amsterdam are a member of the NEVIR.

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    11/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Cebulon joins Nyenburgh Holding

    10/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Cebulon joins Nyenburgh Holding

    As per 1st January 2019 Cebulon V.O.F. a Dutch trading firm joined Nyenburgh Holding B.V. because of its very competitive trading costs, service and transparency. To celebrate this they will open the stock exchange together

    Nyenburgh Holding B.V.

    Nyenburgh is active worldwide in the most important financial markets, mainly with proprietary trading, arbitrage trading and long-term investments in Life Science companies. In addition, the company offers professional traders the opportunity to rent a workplace on the former trading floor of the Amsterdam Exchange, or from any location in the Netherlands. Nyenburgh has gained a unique position within the professional trade community in the Netherlands through its professional trading facilities, unique partnership structure and competitive rates.

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    10/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • HR Proffie 2018

    09/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    HR Proffie 2018

    A.S.R. Runner up at the HR Proffie 2018

    Insurance company a.s.r. ended as runner up in the battle for the HR Proffie 2018, the award for the best HR strategy in The Netherlands. To celebrate this Jolanda Sappelli, director of Human Resouces at a.s.r., rings the bell.

    HR Proffie

    Since 2004, the HR Proffie is awarded by a professional jury that is composed of well-respected Dutch HR professionals. This year, the competition was built around the theme ‘Workforce of the Future’ and the jury was looking for companies that use significant HR strategies and HR tools to anticipate on the changing labour market. Participants were judged on their best practices and specific examples that bring the HR profession to a higher level. Four companies were nominated for the HR Proffie and Jolanda Sappelli and her team won second prize.

    HR strategy ‘on the move’

    a.s.r.’s HR strategy is based on mobility and improving agility. By investing firmly in education and  employability, by promoting management based on trust and by stimulating personal leadership,  a.s.r. is able to acquire the highly skilled, agile and vital workforce that it needs to realize it’s strategic goals now and in the future.

    About a.s.r.

    a.s.r. is the Dutch insurance company for all insurances and known for her brands a.s.r., De Amersfoortse, Ditzo, Europeesche Verzekeringen and Ardanta. With 3500 employees and a revenue of almost € 4 billion in 2017, a.s.r. is one of the largest insurers in the Netherlands. a.s.r. is listed on Euronext Amsterdam and included in the AEX-index.

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    09/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Amsterdam Light Festival

    08/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Amsterdam Light Festival

    During the 7th edition of Amsterdam Light Festival, one of the artworks can be seen on Beursplein. Frédérique ter Brugge, managing director, will open the stock exchange.

    With the realisation of more than 200 artworks since 2012, Amsterdam Light Festival has developed into one of the largest light art festivals in Europe. In a short time, we were able to make light art known to a wider audience. Every year, artists from around the world work on a new exhibition that is made especially for Amsterdam. After their premiere in Amsterdam, a number of these artworks are included in the permanent collection that travels the world.

    Amsterdam Light Festival
    Amsterdam Light Festival is an art festival brings light during the darkest months of the year. Numerous light artworks made especially for the festival are shown against the idyllic backdrop of the historic city centre. The festival brings creativity, innovation and technology together, thus embodying Amsterdam's core strengths.

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    08/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • IEX Investment Influential 2018

    07/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    IEX Investment Influential 2018

    Mary Pieterse-Bloem elected IEX Investment Influential 2018

    Prof. Dr Mary Pieterse-Bloem, Global Head Fixed Income ABN AMRO Private Bank, has been voted the most influential investor of 2018 by her colleagues, the readers of IEXProfs. To celebrate this success Prof Pieterse-bloem will sound the gong.

    About the election

    IEXProfs annually organizes the election for the IEX Investment Influential 2018 (formerly known as Dutch Investment Influential). For two weeks in November, professional investors can cast their vote online, choosing between 150 nominated colleagues. This year’s edition was extra special; the editors of IEXProfs nominated almost seven times as many women as last year. In the Dutch investment sector, five out of six executive positions are occupied by a man. This is not appropriate for the present time and needs to change. The financial industry needs more women. One way to achieve this on the platform, is to put the most important women of the sector in the spotlight. Professional investors agreed because the top 10 was full of influential women. Mary Pieterse-Bloem took the lead from the beginning of the elections and did not let go. She convincingly became the most influential investor 2018.

    About Mary Pieterse-Bloem

    Prof. dr. Mary Pieterse-Bloem is Global Head Fixed Income ABN AMRO Private Bank and, since 2018, also Financial Markets Professor at the Erasmus School of Economics. Besides this, she is chairman of the Rente Gilde, member of the Financial Table of Kon. Industrieele Groote Club, Member of the Advisory Board of the ESAA Certified Pension Executive program and member of the Advisory Board of IEXProfs.

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    07/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
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    Winner of the Huub van Rozendaal award opens the trading day

    Royal Dutch Auping CFO Willemien Boot opened the Dutch stock exchange. On November 14th Willemien won the Huub van Rozendaal award for Best CFO of a Family business.

    Auping has worked for 130 years now on solutions in the area of sleep and the power of rest. Our conviction: a rested world is a better world. It is their mission to work with passion and curiosity to provide products and services that ensure you can live your well life well rested and relaxed, energetic, alert and pleasant. Sustainability, design, and innovation are their main drivers.

    Auping is the developer, producer and retailer of personal sleep and rest solutions with attention for people, the environment and the future.

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    04/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • 34th edition Carre World Circus

    03/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    34th edition Carre World Circus

    The 34th edition of the Wereldkerstcircus Carré

    May all your days be circusdays! Successor of Tony Wilson and new ringmaster of the Worldchristmascircus Fred Butter will ring the bell.

    The Worldchristmascircus or ‘Wereldkerstcircus’ in Dutch has brought happiness to literally millions of people from all around the world in its 34 year history. The history of their winter venue, the Royal Theatre Carré here in Amsterdam, is equally impressive: over 130 years this has been the ultimate circus venue in Europe. The Worldchristmascircus is world-renowned for its elaborate costumes, the incredible historical setting and the extremely high quality of the acts. Only the winners of the most prestigious prizes in the performance world are welcome in the arena. This year however, they are going even more overboard for the ultimate circus celebration: 250 years of circus!

    The Wereldkerstcircus B.V. is a special collaboration between Stichting Carré Theatreproductions, Stardust Circus International B.V. and Interpresario, just for this Christmas production.

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    03/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Listing for Triodos Fair Share Fund

    02/01/2019 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Listing for Triodos Fair Share Fund

    Triodos Fair Share Fund, one of Triodos Investment Management’s impact investing funds, will be listed at Euronext Amsterdam as per the 1st of January 2019. Up until that moment, the fund is available exclusively through Triodos Bank Netherlands. With this listing the fund will also become available to investors who do not hold an investment account at Triodos Bank.  To celebrate this Tim Crijns, Fund Manager of Triodos Fair Share Fund, will be sounding the gong.

    Fund Manager Tim Crijns: “Through this listing at Euronext Amsterdam, the distribution opportunities of the fund will expand considerably. By doing so, we address the broad interest of investors to invest in microfinance. It also fits our vision to make impact investing available for a wider audience, specifically for retail investors.”   

    Investing in microfinance

    Triodos Fair Share Fund invests in microfinance. Since inception the fund has grown to a volume of EUR 350 million, allowing it to provide finance to around 100 microfinance institutions and banks in 40 countries in Afrika, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. These institutions provide services to people on  low incomes and small and medium sized enterprises who have no or limited access to financial services.

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    02/01/2019 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • DoubleDividend and Run4Schools as ‘running partners’

    31/12/2018 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    DoubleDividend and Run4Schools as ‘running partners’

    DoubleDividend is delighted to continue the tradition to ring out an investment year together with Stichting Run4Schools. DoubleDividend likes to draw attention to the runners of Stichting Run4Schools. On April 20, 2019, they will run the 56 tough kilometers of the Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town, South Africa for this charity.

    DoubleDividend bridges financial and social return and fully supports the mission of Stichting Run4Schools. The team of DoubleDividend is composed of a few fanatical runners who frequently run to support charity. “Run4Schools is a beautiful initiative for young South African children. By organizing both in - and after - school sports activities these kids are of the streets and work on a better future. This is financed by the runners for this charity. Today, we are pleased to make these runners more visible with the sound of the gong”, says Marian Hogeslag, partner at DoubleDividend.

    About DoubleDividend

    DoubleDividend Management B.V. specializes in the field of sustainable investments. DoubleDividend is a manager of investment funds and offers tailor made asset management services. DoubleDividend invests on the basis of the conviction that sustainability positively contributes to the risk- return profile of an investment portfolio. DoubleDividend Management B.V. has a licence under the Dutch Financial Supervision Act and is a partnership with extensive investment experience.

    About The Run4Schools Foundation

    Run4Schools finances and organizes both in - and after - school sports activities and care at three primary schools and one high school in the township of Mitchell's Plain, Cape Town, South Africa. In cooperation with The Western Cape Education Department. Over 5.000 children are participating in our programs on a weekly basis. Different kinds of fundraising activities are initiated around running events in The Netherlands and also in South Africa. Our programs are financed with these funds.

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    31/12/2018 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam