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    Launch first turbos on Euronext Brussels by Société Générale

    Launch first turbos on Euronext Brussels by Société Générale

    For the first time on Euronext Brussels, Société Générale has launched a new range of listed products called: SOCIETE GENERALE (FR) TURBOS INFINIS BEST. To celebrate this event, Sébastien David, Sales listed Products France-Belgium of Société Générale has rang the Opening Bell on 8 July 2015 in the presence of Katherine Haesaerts, Cross Asset Solutions, Sales Benelux of Société Générale.

    To know more about these new products, please consult the press release Launch of a new product range listed on Euronext Brussels: SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE (FR) TURBOS INFINIS BEST

    08/07/2015 - 9:55AM CESTBrussels
  • 40th edition North Sea Jazz Festival

    08/07/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    40th edition North Sea Jazz Festival

    Sounding of the gong for 40th edition North Sea Jazz Festival

    BNP Paribas opens trading as partner of North Sea Jazz to mark the 40th edition of the festival. CEO BNP Paribas The Netherlands, Anne Marie Verstraeten, sounds the gong.

    North Sea Jazz, this year held for the 10th time in the city of Rotterdam, is the largest indoor music festival in the world, known globally as the event where the past, present and future of jazz are featured within three days. Next to a firm base of jazz many genres will pass by, such as blues, soul, funk, hip hop, world, pop and more. To give an impression of forty years of North Sea Jazz history, the festival is presenting several iconic artists from each decade starting from 1976, including Stanley Clarke, Roy Hargrove, Bill Frisell, bassist Avishai Cohen and José James.

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    08/07/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Citroën launches DS

    07/07/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Citroën launches DS

    Gong sounding Citroën marks launch of new car brand

    Peter Spelt, General Manager Citroen / DS in the Netherlands, sounds the gong to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Citroën DS and the launch of the new luxury French car brand DS in the Netherlands.

    DS, part of Euronext listed PSA Peugeot Citroën (ticker symbol: UG) has officially started as an independent car manufacturer with the aim to revamp the tradition of French premium cars.

    This year marks the 60th anniversary of the iconic DS; a car that instantly became world famous. The classic DS still enjoys great popularity among the Dutch, judging by many DS owners who still use the car for everyday transport.

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    07/07/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Entrepreneurship Summer School

    06/07/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Entrepreneurship Summer School

    Entrepreneurship Summer School celebrates 10th anniversary by sounding the gong

    The 10th edition of the yearly Entrepreneurship Summer School, organized by Rabobank Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE), will kick off by sounding the gong. Prof. dr. Enno Masurel, Scientific Director at Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship and initiator of the Entrepreneurship Summer School, opens trading together with (future) student-entrepreneurs, the team of ACE and Rabobank Amsterdam.

    The Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship encourages entrepreneurship by providing a broad education and research program and contributes to the development of entrepreneurship skills and knowledge.

    The Entrepreneurship Summer School provides 35 students the opportunity to develop their business idea into a solid business plan in one week. By following workshops and attending the entrepreneurship helpdesk. During the finals, five finalists pitch their idea to a professional jury. The student entrepreneurs can win entrepreneurship consultation from Rabobank Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship when starting their business. During the forthcoming final on July 10th, the results of a research that has been done under the 256 participants in the Summer school Entrepreneurship over the past 9 years will be announced.

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    06/07/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Euro Medium Term Notes Ghelamco Invest

    03/07/2015 - 9:46AM CEST  |  Brussels


    Euro Medium Term Notes Ghelamco Invest

    Bell Ceremony to celebrate the listing of the bond (Euro Medium Term Notes) issued by Ghelamco Invest

    On Friday 3 July 2015,  Paul Gheysens CEO of Ghelamco Group, opened the European stock markets with a Bell Ceremony at Euronext Brussels to celebrate the listing of the bond issued by Ghelamco Invest for an amount of 77.1 million euros. The coupon amounts to 4.5% gross per year.

    Belfius Bank, BNP Paribas Fortis and KBC acted as lead manager in this transaction.

    Ghelamco Group is a leading European real estate investor and developer operating in the office, residential, retail, logistics and leisure markets. Its high-quality projects on the Belgian, Dutch, French, Polish, Ukrainian and Russian markets combine prime and strategic locations with aesthetically inspiring and efficient designs

    To know more about Ghelamco, please click on the following link :

    03/07/2015 - 9:46AM CESTBrussels
  • 27th edition Robeco SummerNights

    03/07/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    27th edition Robeco SummerNights

    Summer Gong Ceremony to celebrate the 27th edition of Robeco SummerNights

    Robeco and the Royal Concertgebouw have extended their 27-year Robeco SummerNights partnership by another three years. To mark this occasion both parties open trading at the Amsterdam exchange. Hester Borrie, a member of the Group Management Board, Marketing & Sales at Robeco sounds the gong accompanied by Simon Reinink,General Manager of the Concertgebouw. Saxophonist Benjamin Herman will provide a suitably summery performance prior to the ceremony.

    More than eighty concerts from genres like classical, pop, jazz and world music can be heard this summer in The Concertgebouw, with the final concert taking place on 30 August. Robeco SummerNights is entering its 27th year, and aims to bring high-quality music in an accessible manner to the attention of a large public during the summer months.

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    03/07/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Junior Achievement Portugal

    02/07/2015 - 9:13AM CEST  |  Lisbon


    Junior Achievement Portugal

    Junior Achievement Portugal rings the opening bell – 2nd of July

    Junior Achievement Portugal rang the opening bell to promote Junior Achievement Europe Enterprise Challenge, the Fair of the best business ideas generated over StartUp Programme across Europe that happens in Lisbon.

    02/07/2015 - 9:13AM CESTLisbon
  • Kiadis Pharma

    02/07/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Kiadis Pharma

    Kiadis Pharma celebrates IPO by sounding gong

    By sounding the gong, Kiadis Pharma celebrates its IPO on Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Brussels. CEO of Kiadis Pharma, Manfred Rüdiger, sounds the gong to open trading.

    Kiadis Pharma is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on research, development and future commercialisation of cell-based immunotherapy products for the treatment of blood cancers and inherited blood disorders.

    Rüdiger: “We are delighted to have joined Euronext today. Kiadis Pharma's IPO received significant interest from local, European and US investors and now we intend to advance our pipeline of products that will potentially save the lives of thousands of blood cancer and inherited blood disorder patients.”

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    02/07/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • HiPay

    01/07/2015 - 17:45PM CEST  |  Paris



    EnterNext welcomes HiPay on Euronext in Paris

    Cyril Zimmermann, President of HiPay, rings the closing bell.

    Hipay Group specializes in the development of online payment solutions. The company provides e-tailers and digital content publishers with a platform of online banking payment (HiPay Fullservice) that meets the security and electronic banking requirements for cross-border e-commerce. Besides, HiPay Group offers a micropayment solution for monetizing digital low-value goods on the Internet (HiPay Mobile).

    01/07/2015 - 17:45PM CESTParis
  • Mota Engil

    01/07/2015 - 17:33PM CEST  |  Lisbon


    Mota Engil

    Mota Engil rings the closing bell – 1st of July

    To celebrate the listing of €95 million in bonds, Mota Engil CEO rang the Closing Bell. He was accompanied by management team, along with the Euronext team

    01/07/2015 - 17:33PM CESTLisbon
  • ICBC Group CCB

    01/07/2015 - 11:13AM CEST  |  Paris


    ICBC Group CCB

    Jianqing Jiang, CEO of ICBC Group CCB, opens the European trading day in Paris

    Euronext and ICBC celebrate the signature of the Memorandum of Understanding.

    The MOU (Memorandum of Understanding ), signed in Paris in the presence of the Prime Minister of France, Mr. Manuel Valls and the Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China,

    Mr. LI Keqiang will aim to enhance ICBC’s access to European capital markets, by exploring the bank’s application for becoming a trading member of the markets operated by Euronext; facilitating access to Euronext products and markets and enabling payment and settlement in RMB.

    Through its continuous endeavor and stable development, the Bank has developed into the top large listed bank in the world, possessing an excellent customer base, a diversified business structure, strong innovation capabilities and market competitiveness. The Bank has its presence in six continents, and its overseas network has expanded to 41 countries and regions.The Bank provides comprehensive financial products and services to 5,090 thousand corporate customers and 465 million personal customers by virtue of the distribution channels consisting of 17,122 domestic institutions, 338 overseas institutions and 2,007 correspondent banks worldwide, as well as through its E-banking network comprising a range of Internet and telephone banking services and self-service banking centers, forming a diversified and internationalized operating structure focusing on commercial banking business and maintaining a leading position in the domestic market in the commercial banking sector.In 2014, the Bank was named the “Global Bank of the Year” by The Banker, ranked the first place among the Top 1000 World Banks by the Banker and the largest enterprise in the world among the Global 2000 listed by the US magazine Forbes for the second consecutive year.

    01/07/2015 - 11:13AM CESTParis
  • RELX

    01/07/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam



    CFO marks name change from Reed Elsevier to RELX by sounding gong

    Nick Luff, CFO of RELX NV (ticker symbol: RELX), opens trading at the Amsterdam exchange to mark the official name change of the company’s Amsterdam listed shareholding vehicle from Reed Elsevier NV to RELX NV. This shorter and more modern name reflects the transformation of the company to a technology, content and analytics driven business while maintaining the link with its proud heritage. 

    The name change is part of an effort to simplify the corporate structure of the company, helping clarify the economic interests of parent company shareholders, and increase share price transparency. 

    Luff sounds the gong in the company of among others Jans van der Woude, Company Secretary, and Colin Tennant, Head of Investor Relations.

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    01/07/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • IPO Amplitude Surgical

    30/06/2015 - 17:41PM CEST  |  Paris


    IPO Amplitude Surgical

    EnterNext welcomes Amplitude Surgical on Euronext in Paris

    Olivier Jallabert, CEO of Amplitude Surgical, rings the closing bell.

    Amplitude Surgical specializes in the design, manufacture and marketing of implants dedicated to surgery of knee and hip. In addition, the group offers orthopedic instruments, technical support and logistics services.


    30/06/2015 - 17:41PM CESTParis
  • Mithra Pharmaceuticals

    30/06/2015 - 10:32AM CEST  |  Brussels


    Mithra Pharmaceuticals

    First listing of Mithra Pharmaceuticals on Euronext Brussels

    As of 30 June 2015 Mithra Pharmaceuticals is listed on Euronext Brussels. To celebrate this event François Fornieri, CEO of Mithra, rang the Opening Bell and had the honor to write the first opening price on the blackboard.

    Mithra Pharmaceuticals specializes in the development, manufacture and marketing of feminine health care products. The group offers pills, medicines for the treatment of hormonal imbalance, pregnancy vitamins, nutritional supplements, intimate care products, contraceptive device, etc.

    The stock is listed with the ticker code: MITRA

    To learn more about Mithra, please visit:


    30/06/2015 - 10:32AM CESTBrussels

    30/06/2015 - 9:34AM CEST  |  Paris



    CBK-CCBI RQFII Money Market UCITS ETF, first RMB ETF listed on Euronext

    Hongzhang WANG, Chairman of the Boards of Directors, CCB, opens the European trading day in Paris.

    Euronext is honored to welcome China Construction Bank Corporation International - CCBI- as a new ETF Issuers. Euronext and CCBI celebrates the listing of the first Renminbi ETF.

    Euronext is very proud to welcome its 19th ETF Issuer, CCBI China Construction Bank International, to its markets and the first ETF on Euronext traded in Renminbi: Commerzbank-CCBI RQFII Money Market UCITS ETFs.
    This ETF is available in Euro and Renminbi.
    CCBI and Euronext are also honoured to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at promoting the internationalization of the Renminbi in the European capital markets.

    30/06/2015 - 9:34AM CESTParis
  • New Venture

    30/06/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    New Venture

    Winners New Venture open trading

    Start-ups Active Cues, Bedrijfsoorcheck en PowerWindow were crowned ‘most innovative start-up of the Netherlands’ by a jury made up of investors and serial entrepreneurs on Thursday 25 June. New Venture’s final award ceremony was the conclusion of a nine month program in which the winners were selected from nearly 300 entries. In addition, these winners have been awarded with a total amount of € 35.000,-.

    For over 16 years, New Venture is a leading program that encourages innovative entrepreneurs to transform innovative ideas into valuable businesses. New Venture is initiated and supported by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the top of the Dutch industry.

    Pieter Waasdorp, director Entrepreneurship at the Ministery of Economic Affairs, sounds the gong.

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    30/06/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Executive Masters in Financial Management

    29/06/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Executive Masters in Financial Management

    Students Executive Masters in Financial Management visit Beursplein 5

    Students of the Executive Masters in Financial Management Program (XFM), a partnership between Rotterdam School of Business (RSM), Erasmus University and ESA business school in Beirut, visit the Amsterdam Exchange and open trading. XFM is a part-time academic program tailored-made for professionals involved in positions where financial information is crucial to excellent performance.

    The program combines financial theory with its application in practice. By understanding the theory behind financial tools, the program enables its participants to make better, more well-informed decisions to financial problems. By mastering these tools and techniques, graduates will be able to enhance the competitiveness of their firms in today’s highly competitive financial industry.

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    29/06/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Greenyard Foods

    29/06/2015 - 9:04AM CEST  |  Brussels


    Greenyard Foods

    New business combination of Greenyard Foods with Univeg and Peatinvest

    On 29 June 2015, Hein Deprez, Chairman of the board of Greenyard Foods, rang the Opening Bell to celebrate the new business combination of Greenyard Foods with Univeg and Peatinvest. This operation had a significant capital increase as a result.

    Due to this operation, a global leader in fruit and vegetables has been created. The listed company Greenyard Foods remains the parent company of the newly formed group.

    If you would like to learn more about Greenyard Foods, please visit:

    Greenyard Foods is listed on Euronext Brussels with trading symbol : GRYFO.

    29/06/2015 - 9:04AM CESTBrussels