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  • Dalenys

    03/11/2015 - 9:57AM CET  |  Paris



    Rentabiliweb becomes Dalenys, the merchant payment partner.

    Thibault Faurès Fustel de Coulanges, Vice Chairman of Dalenys, opens European markets in Paris.

    03/11/2015 - 9:57AM CETParis
  • Amsterdam Street Soccer Championship

    03/11/2015 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Amsterdam Street Soccer Championship

    TMG sounds gong for Amsterdam Street Soccer Championship

    The gong on the Amsterdam exchange is sounded for the Amsterdam Street Soccer Championship. The initiative was established forty years ago and was from the outset embraced by De Telegraaf, subsidiary of the Euronext listed TMG (ticker symbol: TMG). TMG CEO Geert-Jan van der Snoek sounds the gong.

    Over the years, the tournament that has Johan Cruyff as a patron, has become an annual event in Amsterdam in which more than 1400 schoolchildren participate. Every day in the months of September and October soccer games are played by 138 teams of boys and girls in grades 7 and 8.

    Traditionally, the final games will be played in a stadium on Dam square. This year, the finals will take place on Saturday 14 November.

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    03/11/2015 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Rentabiliweb becomes Dalenys

    03/11/2015 - 9:00AM CET  |  Brussels


    Rentabiliweb becomes Dalenys

    03/11/2015 - 9:00AM CETBrussels
  • The Next Entrepreneur

    02/11/2015 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    The Next Entrepreneur

    Finalists The Next Entrepreneur visit Beursplein 5

    The finalists of The Next Entrepreneur (TNE) 2015 visit Beursplein 5 and open trading. The top four consists of Tessa Tippersma of Knetterzeep, Lisanne van Zwol of Kromkommer, Arjen Jan van der Zee from PickThisUp and Peter van Rosmalen of Paperwise.

    The Next Entrepreneur is held for the fourth time and is an initiative for new entrepreneurs by SME Netherlands and Rabobank. The Next Entrepreneur offers (potential) starters insight into the key entrepreneurial themes, inspiring case studies and a strong network. The top prize of the election is a cash prize of € 12,500, -, national media attention and the opportunity to mirror his or her business operations to business experts.

    The finalists and their companies will be judged by a professional jury after which the winner of The Next Entrepreneur will be announced during the event on 1 December. 

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    02/11/2015 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Showroomprivé

    30/10/2015 - 9:31AM CET  |  Paris



    EnterNext welcomes Showroomprivé on Euronext Paris

    Thierry Petit, Co-founder and Deputy CEO of Showroomprivé, and David Dayan, Co-founder and CEO of Showroomprivé, open the European trading day in Paris in the presence of Emmanuel Macron, French Minister of the Economy, Industry and the Digital Sector.   

    Showroomprivé specializes in the private sale of items on-line. Net sales break down by activity as follows:

    • private sales on-line (96.8%): fashion items, beauty products, household appliances, decorative products, travels, etc., via the web site;
    • other (3.2%): sale of products for partner wholesalers, provision of marketing services, etc.

    84.9% of net sales are in France.

    30/10/2015 - 9:31AM CETParis
  • University bond

    30/10/2015 - 9:10AM CET  |  Brussels


    University bond

    First in Europe: University bond listed on Euronext Brussels

    Alternext in Brussels today welcomed the listing of a series of bonds issued by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), the Dutch-speaking university of Brussels. The bonds will be listed under the Euronext Private Placement Bonds programme (EPPB), an initiative giving issuers of private placement bonds simplified access to Euronext markets.
    To celebrate the new listing, Prof. Dr. Paul De Knop, Rector of Vrije Universiteit Brussel, rang the bell to open trading.

    The VUB bonds have been subscribed for a combined amount of € 61.5 million. The university’s series of amortising bonds comprises Fixed Rate Notes with a maturity of 15 years for an amount of €13 million and a coupon of 1,4%, Fixed Rate Notes with a maturity of 20 years for an amount of €20.5 million and a coupon of 1.653% and Floating Rate Notes (6 months) with a maturity of 20 years for an amount of € 28 million. The operation was led by Belfius.

    The proceeds of the operation will be used to fund a large real estate project, which includes student apartments, state of the art academic facilities and a new cultural centre. 



    30/10/2015 - 9:10AM CETBrussels
  • Mint Tower Arbitrage Fund

    30/10/2015 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Mint Tower Arbitrage Fund

    Mint Tower celebrates fifth anniversary Arbitrage Fund by sounding gong

    Mint TowerCapital Managementcelebratesthe fifth anniversary of the Mint Tower Arbitrage Fund by sounding thegong.

    Mint Tower, located in the Amsterdam exchange,is the manager oftheMint TowerArbitrageFund,a rapidly growingopen-end "absolute return" investment fund, aiming to achieve stable positive returns, irrespective of the direction of the markets.

    Amsterdambased Mint Towerboastsa highly experienced investment teamthat combines provenarbitragestrategies,particularly instock options andconvertible bonds.These strategieshavealow correlationwiththeequity markets andaretherefore suitableas part of adiversified investment portfolio.

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    30/10/2015 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Robeco

    29/10/2015 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam



    Robeco announces name change Rorento by sounding gong

    Robeco Group announces that as of November 1, 2015, Rorento will continue under a new name. The fund, which is one of the oldest Dutch fixed-income funds, will be renamed to Robeco Global Total Return Bond Fund.

    With the name change, the fund is more recognizable internationally. To mark the name change, and as the conclusion of the 40th anniversary of the bond fund, the investment team of the Robeco Global Total Return Bond Fund sounds the gong at Beursplein 5.

    Kommer van Trigt, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Fixed Income team at Robeco: "We are pleased to close the jubilee year with a new name, which will contribute to better visibility and accessibility of the fund to investors worldwide. And though our name is changing, our investment policy remains intact. "

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    29/10/2015 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • 40th listing anniversary Essilor

    28/10/2015 - 9:49AM CET  |  Paris


    40th listing anniversary Essilor

    Essilor celebrates its 40-year anniversary on the Paris Stock Exchange. Laurent Vacherot, Chief Operating Officer, opens the European trading day in Paris.

    Marking 40 years on the stock exchange on October 28, 2015, Essilor celebrates a unique human, industrial and commercial adventure driven by a shared mission uniting nearly 60,000 men and women worldwide that started 170 years ago.

    A pioneer through major advances in ophthalmic optics (the invention of the progressive lens, organic lens and organic photochromic lens), Essilor has made innovation and a strategy of partnerships its pillars of growth. Since 1975, revenues have multiplied by more than 60, the number of employees by 8, Group companies have increased from 20 to more than 650 and its stock price has risen on average 16% per year.
    Multi-local, the Group and its partners are present in 75 countries with industrial and commercial activities close to eyecare professionals in order to better meet the specific needs of local consumers.

    Improving lives by improving sight: a key challenge. At the heart of Essilor’s strategy, this mission guides the work of teams around the world. Committed every day to advancing visual health, the Group’s employees lead many actions that aim to improve the access of 7.2 billion people on the planet to correction, protection and prevention. To serve the 2.5 billion people who don’t have solutions for their visual needs, the Group has developed new products, services and innovative distribution models. In January 2015, Essilor also created Vision For Life, a fund aiming to accelerate initiatives that combat poor vision in the world.

    28/10/2015 - 9:49AM CETParis
  • Lord Mayor of the City of London

    28/10/2015 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Lord Mayor of the City of London

    Lord Mayor of the City of London visits Beursplein 5

    The Lord Mayor of the City of London opens trading by sounding the gong to mark the City of London Corporation’s Pre-Presidency visit to the Netherlands and to celebrate the City’s longstanding and enduring relationship with the European Union.

    The City of London Corporation provides local government and policing services for the financial and commercial heart of Britain, the 'Square Mile'. In addition, the City Corporation supports and promotes the ‘City’ as a world-leading financial and business hub, with outward and inward business delegations, high-profile civic events and research-driven policies all reflecting a long-term approach.

    The Lord Mayor is head of the Square Mile’s City of London authority for one year. The Lord Mayor represents City businesses and helps the City Corporation advise the Government of the day on what is needed to help the financial services sector to function well. The Lord Mayor will meet several international Heads of Government and business each month to discuss financial services, often in conjunction with senior City business representatives.

    The Policy Chairman sets the strategic direction of the organisation and is the lead political spokesperson for the Corporation.

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    28/10/2015 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • PSB INDUSTRIES 60th anniversary

    27/10/2015 - 17:31PM CET  |  Paris


    PSB INDUSTRIES 60th anniversary

    PSB INDUSTRIES CEO Olivier Salaun closes the European trading day in Paris for 60th listing anniversary, .

    Through its passion and innovation, PSB INDUSTRIES is the preferred industrial partner on the Luxury & Beauty, Food & Retail, Healthcare and Hygiene and Lighting & High-tech industries markets. Through the combined strenghs of its 4 brands (BAIKOWSKI, CGL Pack, TEXEN, PLASTIBELL), its 22 industrial sites and a footprint in 7 countries, the French Group was born in 1904 in Annecy and is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its initial public offering.

    27/10/2015 - 17:31PM CETParis
  • KKO International

    27/10/2015 - 9:16AM CET  |  Brussels, Paris


    KKO International

    KKO International makes debut on Alternext Brussels and Paris

    Belgian holding specialising in cocoa production listed today on the Alternext markets in Brussels and Paris. KKO International is the first food producer to do an IPO on the European markets in 2015 and is currently the only company benefitting from a dual listing on Alternext.

    Owner of a cocoa plantation of 1,000 hectares in Ivory Coast, KKO International raised € 6.54 million in new capital and has an initial market capitalisation of € 31.6 million. The proceeds of the IPO will allow KKO International to secure rights to possess and cultivate additional parcels, to invest in staff and equipment and to strengthen structural investments in its plantation.

    To celebrate the listing, Jacques-Antoine de Geffrier, Chairman of KKO International, rang the bell in Brussels to open trading.

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    27/10/2015 - 9:16AM CETBrussels, Paris
  • Probiodrug

    27/10/2015 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam



    Probiodrug celebrates one-year listing anniversary

    Probiodrug (ticker symbol: PBD) opens trading at the Amsterdam exchange to mark one year from the first date of listing on Euronext and as a symbol of the company’s mission to find a treatment for Alzheimer´s disease (AD). The gong is sounded by Inge Lues, CDO Probiodrug, accompanied by Dr Konrad Glund, CEO and co‑founder of the company.

    Probiodrug AG is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialisation of new therapeutic products for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Headquartered in Halle, Germany, Probiodrug was founded in 1997 by Prof. Dr. Hans-Ulrich Demuth and Dr. Konrad Glund and successfully developed a novel therapeutic concept for diabetes. Today Probiodrug’s aim is to become a leading company in the development of Alzheimer’s treatments and to thereby provide a better life for patients.  

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    27/10/2015 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Euronext launches AtomX

    26/10/2015 - 9:05AM CET  |  Amsterdam


    Euronext launches AtomX

    Sounding of the gong launches Euronext initiative AtomX

    Euronext celebrates the launch of its new initiative AtomX. By enriching services for off-orderbook, on-exchange trading, Euronext can meet demand from clients currently trading OTC to clear centrally, while maintaining the bespoke contract features that allow them to meet their trading objectives more accurately than standard orderbook trading. 

    You can read the press release here: Euronext launches AtomX

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    26/10/2015 - 9:05AM CETAmsterdam
  • Het Beleggingsfonds

    23/10/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Het Beleggingsfonds

    Euronext welcomes new Beursplein 5 resident Het Beleggingsfonds

    Euronext welcomes new building occupant Het Beleggingsfonds at Beursplein 5. Andre Brouwers sounds the gong for the occasion. Het Beleggingsfonds is a new initiative that has its origin at the Beleggingsinstituut. The Beleggingsinstituut is housed in the heart of the financial sector and offers investors training and coaching programs to assist them in developing a successful strategy.

    Since the founding of the Beleggingsinstituut, more than 20,000 investors were assisted in developing a successful strategy. The new initiative enables Het Beleggingsfonds to carry out the strategy of the Beleggingsinstituut for the wealthy investor. They can rely on a responsible approach, without needing to have the specialist knowledge and the time.

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    23/10/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Entrepreneur of the year 2015

    22/10/2015 - 20:24PM CEST  |  Brussels


    Entrepreneur of the year 2015

    On 22 October 2015 Euronext Brussels celebrated the winners of the Entrepreneur of the year 2015
    Tom Lenaerts, Chief Legal Officer of DEME and Steffen Patzwahl, Director of Pairi Daiza rang the closing bell. The election of Entrepreneur of the year is organised by EY with the support of Mediafin (De Tijd/L’Echo) and BNP Paribas Fortis. EY Entrepreneur of the Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. This unique award encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire other with their vision, leadership and achievement.

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    22/10/2015 - 20:24PM CESTBrussels
  • Wintertijd Challenge

    22/10/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Wintertijd Challenge

    Gong ceremony marks start of Wintertijd Challenge

    The sounding of the gong marks the start of the Wintertijd Challenge, an annual fundraising sports event of the Spieren voor Spieren Foundation. Ambassador and field hockey international Eva de Goede opens trading together with Dean Dussenbroek, an 8 year old boy who suffers from a muscular disease called Ataxie van Friedreich.

    This year, during the night in which the clock is turned back for winter time, people around the country will participate in sports activities for one hour and one second to help raise money for research into muscular diseases in children, and improving the path of diagnosis and treatment. Last year, € 350.000 was raised for this purpose. During this year’s Wintertijd Challenge, activities will be held at over 135 locations, making it possible for Holland to put their healthy muscles to good use, supporting those that have a muscle disease.

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    22/10/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Cordaid Memisa

    21/10/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Cordaid Memisa

    Cordaid Memisa sounds gong to highlight new campaign

    Cordaid Memisa calls attention to infant mortality by sounding the gong. Cordaid CFO Willem Jan van Wijk opens trading.

    Every day, 6000 babies die during birth or on the first day of their lives. That comes to 2.2 million babies each year. Often unnecessary; 80% of these deaths could be prevented by better medical care. Cordaid Memisa wants every baby to be born safe and sound and takes action against infant mortality. By sending an SMS with the word 'baby' to 4333, one can donate € 2.50 and thereby help to reduce infant mortality.
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    21/10/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam