All Bell ceremonies

  • 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
  • Abivax

    26/06/2015 - 17:47PM CEST  |  Paris



    EnterNext welcomes Abivax on Euronext in Paris

    Professor Hartmut Ehrlich, CEO of Abivax, rings the closing bell.

    Abivax specializes in the research, development and commercialization of anti-viral drugs and therapeutic vaccines for the treatment of severe infectious diseases.
    At the end of 2014, the Group has a portfolio of three products in clinical development: ABX203 (therapeutic vaccine against chronic hepatitis B), ABX464 (new drug against HIV) and ABX196 (adjuvant vaccine against hepatitis B).

    26/06/2015 - 17:47PM CESTParis
  • Europcar

    26/06/2015 - 9:34AM CEST  |  Paris



    Philippe Germond, Chairman of the Management Board of Europcar, sounds the bell to open the European markets at Euronext in Paris on the occasion of the initial public offering of Europcar.

    Europcar Groupe is the European leader in car rental. The Group offers, for short and medium durations, passenger and commercial vehicles under the brands Europcar and InterRent (low cost services) to individuals and companies. Net sales break down by activity as follows:
    car rental (92.1%): operated through rental agencies run solely or by agents;
    services (5.2%).
    The remaining sales (2.7%) are the collected royalties from franchisees.At the end of 2014, Europcar Groupe has a fleet of 189,269 vehicles and a network of 3,653 branches spread between agencies operated solely (1,007), agencies operated by agents (612) and franchisees (2,034).Net sales are distributed geographically as follows: France (16.4%), Germany (26.1%), the United Kingdom (20.7%), Europe (29.3%) and other (7.5%).

    26/06/2015 - 9:34AM CESTParis
  • European Financial Management Association

    26/06/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    European Financial Management Association

    European Financial Management Association (EFMA) opens trading

    The European Financial Management Association (EFMA)opens trading at the Amsterdam exchange on the occasion of their annual conference on financial management. EFMA was founded in 1994 with the aim to stimulate research and disseminate knowledge on financial decision making in all areas of finance affecting European corporations, financial institutions and capital markets.The 24th conference is held at Nyenrode Business University.

    In addition to keynote speaker Malcolm Baker of Harvard University are several other distinguished speakers present at the conference. Professor Malcolm Baker and Professor Dennis Vink of Nyenrode sound the gong.

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    26/06/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Beach Volleyball World Championschips Placeholder

    Beach Volleyball World Championschips

    25/06/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Beach Volleyball World Championschips

    Sounding of the gong kicks off Beach Volleyball World Championschips

    Transavia visits Beursplein 5 and sounds the gong for the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships The Netherlands 2015. Transavia, subsidiary of Euronext-listed company Air France – KLM (ticker symbol: AF) has been a partner in beach volleyball since the European Beach Volleyball Championships in 2012.

    The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships The Netherlands 2015 is the 10th World Championship in beach volleyball and is held in The Netherlands for the first time. It will be held from the 26th of June till the 5th of July in Amsterdam, Apeldoorn, Rotterdam and The Hague. The Finals will be in The Hague, where a floating stadium with 5000 seats is built on the Hofvijver pound, next to the Dutch parliament. In Amsterdam the stadium will be the eyecatcher on Dam Square.

    96 teams ( 48 men and 48 women) from 40 countries will compete at the World Championships. In total 208 matches will be played.

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    Beach Volleyball World Championschips Placeholder 25/06/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Nyenrode Business University

    24/06/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Nyenrode Business University

    Master students Nyenrode visit Beursplein 5

    Fourteen of Nyenrode Business University’s students sound the gong to celebrate the fact that Nyenrode’s Master programs were voted Best Master of the Netherlands and Nyenrode Business University was voted the best Dutch university in the National Student Survey. The students were accompanied by Willem van Donge, Head of Career & Personal Development of the university.

    Among the students were members of the Nyenrodian Investment Association ‘De Zilveren Rijder’. This association operates one of the largest portfolios among student associations.

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    24/06/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Benefits of Biotechnology

    23/06/2015 - 10:18AM CEST  |  Brussels


    Benefits of Biotechnology

    Remote Bell Ceremony opens EuropaBio’s Event on the Benefits of Biotechnology

    Philippe De Backer MEP (member of the European Parliament) rings the Opening Bell in the presence of Carlo Incerti and Nathalie Moll of EuropaBio. This Bell Ceremony takes place at the premises of the European Parliament and is the kick off of EuropaBio’s Event on the Benefits of Biotechnology.

    This landmark EuropaBio event aims at giving a snapshot of the significance and importance of biotech today in relation to the grand challenges we face in Europe.
    High-impact presentations by CEOs focusing on the leading-edge applications in healthcare, agriculture and industrial biotechnology will be followed by testimonials from real-life beneficiaries of biotech.
    The event will conclude with an awards ceremony celebrating exceptional small and medium-sized companies in Europe that have developed novel ways of meeting our societal, technical, and environmental problems through the application of biotechnology.

    If you would like to learn more about this event and the list of keynote speakers, please visit:

    23/06/2015 - 10:18AM CESTBrussels
  • Aegon Royal Holland Cup

    23/06/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Aegon Royal Holland Cup

    Sounding of the gong announces Aegon Royal Holland Cup

    Roel Braas, rower of the Aegon National rowing team and winner of the last two editions of the Aegon Royal Holland Cup, sounds the gong in the company of the organization and sponsor Aegon (ticker symbol: AGN).

    The 122nd edition of Aegon Royal Holland Cup takes place on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 June in Rotterdam. The top Dutch rowers will attend as well as several international rowing teams. Besides a large Dutch delegation, rowers from Canada, Denmark, Japan, Indonesia, Ireland, Australia, America, Germany and England will participate.

    The Holland Cup is one of the oldest rowing races in the world. The first edition was rowed in 1886.

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    23/06/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Lucas Bols in AScX Index

    22/06/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Lucas Bols in AScX Index

    CEO of Lucas Bols, Huub van Doorne, opens trading to celebrate the inclusion of Lucas Bols in the AScX Index. The AScX index is composed of 25 funds that trade on the Euronext Amsterdam exchange and that rank 51-75 in size. The inclusion in the AScX index follows Lucas Bols’s listing on 4 February 2015.

    Van Doorne: "We are pleased with the inclusion of our shares in the small cap index, shortly after our listing four months ago. Being part of this index will further raise our profile among the investor community and we expect a positive impact on the liquidity of the Lucas Bols share.”     

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    22/06/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Belgacom becomes Proximus

    19/06/2015 - 10:02AM CEST  |  Brussels


    Belgacom becomes Proximus

    Celebration name change Belgacom to Proximus with Deputy Prime Minister De Croo

    On 19 June 2015, Dominique Leroy, CEO of Proximus, opened the European stock markets together with Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation, Digital Agenda, Telecom and Postal Services at Euronext Brussels to celebrate the name change of Belgacom to Proximus. The new ticker code of Proximus on Euronext is PROX.

    To know more about Proximus :

    19/06/2015 - 10:02AM CESTBrussels
  • CFO Special Achievement Award

    19/06/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    CFO Special Achievement Award CFO and winner of CFO Award Marijn de Wit opens trading CFO Marijn de Wit sounds the gong after winning the CFO Special Achievement Award. De Wit was praised by the jury at the 13th edition of the CFO Day for his crucial role in structuring and managing the acquisition process in 2009 and later acquisition by Ahold (ticker symbol: AH).

    De Wit has a wide range of tasks, which includes much more than the usual CFO responsibilities. Not only is he responsible for the hardcore finance section, but also for support functions such as HR and office management. Together with his team, De Wit developed a control organization that supports a rapidly growing company as and promotes the business in making value-creating decisions.

    He opens trading in the company of a delegation of

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    19/06/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • CFO of the Year

    18/06/2015 - 9:34AM CEST  |  Brussels


    CFO of the Year

    CFO of the Year rang the Opening Bell in Brussels

    On 18 June 2015, Trends CFO of the Year, Dirk Michielsens, Katoen Natie , rang the Opening Bell on Euronext Brussels in the presence of other nominees. Dirk Michielsens was elected by a professional jury composed of editors from Trends and specialists in the matter.

    To know more about the4th edition of the event itself:

    18/06/2015 - 9:34AM CESTBrussels
  • Dutch Care Bond

    18/06/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Dutch Care Bond

    Sounding of the gong for Dutch Care Bond

    Enternext (the Euronext initiative for financing solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises), ActiZ, Creditreform, AFS, Rutger & Posch and ILFA jointly develop the Dutch Care Bond.

    This standard program for the issuance of bonds is designed in recent months along with eight HMOs. The care sector in the coming years require funding since the number of over-80s will double, while the budget does not grow.

    The HMOs hope to collect approximately € 150 million with the bonds for necessary funding for investments, particularly in real estate and new developments in that context. Members will be intensively supported by the knowledge partners in the development of the bond.

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    18/06/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
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    Amsterdam Logistics Board

    17/06/2015 - 17:35PM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Amsterdam Logistics Board

    Sounding of the gong by Amsterdam Logistics Board reaffirms cooperation with Euronext

    Dertje Meijer, CEO of the Port of Amsterdam, sounds the closing gong at Euronext in her role as president of the Amsterdam Logistics Board (ALB). This reinforces a partnership which symbolizes connecting clusters vital for the new economy in the Amsterdam metropolitan area; logistics, ICT and financial and business services.

    The Amsterdam Logistics Board is a partnership of businesses, educational institutes and government to maintain and strengthen the international competitiveness of the Amsterdam metropolitan region as a logistics hub. The members of the ALB work on a coherent set of concrete projects that provide a strong impulse to the quality of logistics services and supply chains in the Amsterdam metropolitan area.

    demo img 1 17/06/2015 - 17:35PM CESTAmsterdam
  • Volvo Ocean Race Team Brunel

    17/06/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Volvo Ocean Race Team Brunel

    Sounding of the gong announces arrival of Volvo Ocean Race Team Brunel

    Brunel founder Jan Brand announces the arrival of Team Brunel in the Volvo Ocean Race to The Hague by sounding the gong. It marks the fortieth anniversary of Brunel (ticker symbol: BRNL) and the return of Team Brunel Netherlands.

    For the third time in its history, Brunel is the proud title sponsor of a team in the Volvo Ocean Race, the most prestigious sailing race around the world. A struggle between man and nature in its purest and competitive form. On 18, 19 and 20 June, the largest sailing event in the world will moor at The Hague/Scheveningen before the teams set sail to Gothenburg for the final leg of this year's race.

    There are many activities around the harbor and at the Zuiderstrand Theatre in Scheveningen during the three-day Volvo Ocean Race Festival The Hague, including the possibility to admire the spectacular racing boat of Team Brunel.

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    17/06/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Wallix

    16/06/2015 - 11:02AM CEST  |  Paris



    EnterNext welcomes Wallix on Alternext in Paris

    Jean-Noël de Galzain, CEO of Wallix, rings the opening bell.

    Wallix specializes in publishing IT security software suites. The group offers traceability and control solutions for the management of privileged user accesses, guaranteeing the traceability of their sessions and ensuring legal and regulatory compliance. In addition, Wallix offers technical support and maintenance services.

    16/06/2015 - 11:02AM CESTParis
  • Young Entrepreneurs Parliament

    16/06/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Young Entrepreneurs Parliament

    Young Entrepreneurs Parliament visits Beursplein 5

    The Young Entrepreuners Parliament visits Beursplein 5 and opens trading, followed by the first meeting of the Young Entrepreneurs Parliament, an initiative of Flevum Corporate Council, Euronext, NieuweStroom, the Network of Amsterdam Heroes and Optiver.

    The business community is increasingly formed by young and enthusiastic entrepreneurs who want to give back to society and at the same time start up innovative new companies. Society challenges are being tackled by a new generation of entrepreneurs and their start-ups. These enthusiastic entrepreneurs are driven by impact, have bold ideas and are the leaders of the future. This meeting for young entrepreneurs encourages them to exchange ideas and to inspire each other.

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    16/06/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam
  • Evi van Lanschot

    15/06/2015 - 9:05AM CEST  |  Amsterdam


    Evi van Lanschot

    Evi van Lanschot celebrates 2nd birthday by sounding the gong

    The team behind Evi van Lanschot, led by Andries van Luijk, opens trading by sounding the gong. Evi was launched two years ago by Van Lanschot as the online coach for the establishment and preservation of capital. The entry limit of € 10,000 makes the expertise of the private bankers of Van Lanschot available for all levels, including starters on the capital market.

    In two years’ time, the assets under management of Evi grew to over € 1 billion due to the deposits of customers in the Netherlands and Belgium who opted for the savings and investment opportunities offered by Evi. Evi achieved good investment results and is successful in attracting new, often younger customers who are first investing. Van Lanschot also uses the technology behind Evi for new concepts such as CompliantBeheer - specifically designed for employees of large accounting firms - and Evi Retirement, a solution for tax-efficient wealth accumulation for retirement for entrepreneurs, freelancers and employees.

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    15/06/2015 - 9:05AM CESTAmsterdam