Events

Fast 50 22 Nov 2017 | Paris | Conference

The awards rank and recognize the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the France, based on the last four years of revenue growth.

Read more 2017-11-22 09:00:00 2017-11-22 18:00:00 Europe/Paris Fast 50 The awards rank and recognize the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the France, based on the last four years of revenue growth. | Paris
Actionaria 23 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017 | Paris | Conference

Salon Actionaria is France’s largest exhibition for individual shareholders. Actionaria is an excellent opportunity for listed and non-listed companies to meet individual shareholders and answer their questions.

Read more 2017-11-23 09:00:00 2017-11-24 18:00:00 Europe/Paris Actionaria Salon Actionaria is France’s largest exhibition for individual shareholders. Actionaria is an excellent opportunity for listed and non-listed companies to meet individual shareholders and answer their questions. | Paris
European Venture Summit 11 Dec 2017 - 12 Dec 2017 | Dusseldorf – Germany | Sponsored Event

The 11th edition of the European Venture Contest Final (former European Venture Summit) - Europe's leading network and investment event for high-growth technological start-ups, venture capital investors and technological corporations - is taking place on 11-12 December 2017 in Düsseldorf.  

Read more 2017-12-11 09:00:00 2017-12-12 18:00:00 Europe/Paris European Venture Summit The 11th edition of the European Venture Contest Final (former European Venture Summit) - Europe's leading network and investment event for high-growth technological start-ups, venture capital investors and technological corporations - is taking place on 11-12 December 2017 in Düsseldorf.   | Dusseldorf – Germany
Oddo BHF Forum 11 Jan 2018 - 12 Jan 2018 | Lyon | Forum

The Oddo Forum, held each year in Lyon, is the biggest European event bringing together listed companies with a market capitalization of up to €12 billion and institutional investors. 

Read more 2018-01-11 09:00:00 2018-01-12 18:00:00 Europe/Paris Oddo BHF Forum The Oddo Forum, held each year in Lyon, is the biggest European event bringing together listed companies with a market capitalization of up to €12 billion and institutional investors.  | Lyon
7ème Conférence annuelle du marché boursier 30 Jan 2018 | Paris | Conference

This conference, organized around debates, testimonies and sharing of experiences, brings together experts from the European economic and financial community in Paris.

Read more 2018-01-30 09:00:00 2018-01-30 18:00:00 Europe/Paris 7ème Conférence annuelle du marché boursier This conference, organized around debates, testimonies and sharing of experiences, brings together experts from the European economic and financial community in Paris. | Paris
France Forum Valeurs Familliales Gilbert Dupont 07 Nov 2017 Paris Sponsored or co-sponsored events and conferences Details
France Rencontres des Sociétés Cotées 14 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017 Marseille Seminar Details
Workshop on Market Integrity - AMF, EnterNext, Lyon Pôle Bourse 07 Sep 2017 Lyon Workshop
France F2IC Conference 07 Sep 2017 Paris
ITF conference 06 Sep 2017 - 08 Sep 2017 Barcelona Conference Details
France Investissimo conferences and workshops in Marseilles 16 Jun 2017 - 17 Jun 2017 Marseilles Conference Details
France Fund Forum International 12 Jun 2017 - 14 Jun 2017 Berlin Forum Details
Belgium Next MiFID II lunch session 08 Jun 2017 Rue du Marquis, 1, Markiesstraat | 1000 Brussels Lunch session Details
Portugal Lisbon Investment Summit 2017 06 Jun 2017 - 07 Jun 2017 Lisbon Conference Details
Portugal Via Bolsa & Euronext Lisbon Awards 24 May 2017 Porto Conference Details
United Kingdom Euronext MiFID II Commodities workshop 15 May 2017 Grange St Paul’s Hotel | 10 Godliman Street | London Workshop Details
France 6th Edition NextCap Forum by ODDO 04 May 2017 - 05 May 2017 Paris Forum Details
France MidCap Partners Forum 02 May 2017 - 03 May 2017 Paris Forum Details
France Tech 40 investor forum 27 Apr 2017 Frankfurt, Germany Forum Details
France Euronext MiFID II workshop - Focus on Reporting (APA/ARM) 04 Apr 2017 Euronext Paris Workshop Details
Portugal Euronext MiFID II - Optiq Information Sessions 03 Apr 2017 Av. da Liberdade 196 – 8º 1250-147 Lisboa Seminar Details
France CM-CIC Market Solutions Equity Forum 30 Mar 2017 Paris Forum Details
Belgium MiFID II lunch session focus on reporting (APA/ARM) and pre-trade risk controls 30 Mar 2017 Rue du Marquis, 1, Markiesstraat | Brussels Presentation Details
France Tech Tour Growth Forum 2017 30 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017 Geneva & Lausanne Tech Conference Details
Netherland Euronext MiFID II workshop - Reporting (APA/ARM) and Pre-trade risk controls 29 Mar 2017 Euronext Amsterdam Workshop Details
France Euronext MiFID II Commodities workshop 23 Mar 2017 Auditorium – Euronext Paris Workshop Details
France Portzamparc Midcap Forum 21 Mar 2017 - 22 Mar 2017 Paris Forum Details
ATF Global Summit 02 Feb 2017 London Summit Details
France Financial Information and Investor Relations 01 Feb 2017 TBC Workshop Details
France International Private Equity Market (IPEM) 2017 25 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017 Palais des Festivals Cannes, France Co-sponsored Conference Details
France Conférence annuelle du marché boursier 17 Jan 2017 Paris Conference Details
Netherland Best Performer Awards 2016 13 Jan 2017 Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam Details
Belgium New Year’s Ceremony Brussels 2017 12 Jan 2017 SQUARE, Brussels Meeting Centre Details
France Listed companies: Legal Obligations Workshop 2017 10 Jan 2017 - 01 Feb 2017 Paris, Toulouse, Nantes, Marseille, Lyon Workshop Details
France Oddo Forum 2017 05 Jan 2017 - 06 Jan 2017 Centre des congrès de Lyon, France Co-sponsored Conference Details
France Conférence Panorama de la Gouvernance 2016 08 Dec 2016 Auditorium Euronext, 14 Place des Reflets, 92 040 Paris La Défense Conference Details
Petit-déjeuner EY : ‘L’Europe a renforcé son dispositif de lutte contre les abus de marché : quelles conséquences pour les émetteurs et leurs dirigeants 24 Nov 2016 Tour First, La Défense, Paris, France Sponsored or co-sponsored events and conferences Details
Netherland Tech Tour Clean Tech Summit 23 Nov 2016 - 24 Nov 2016 Rotterdam, Netherlands Sponsored or co-sponsored events and conferences Details
France Salon Actionara 18 Nov 2016 - 19 Nov 2016 Palais de congrès, Paris, France Sponsored or co-sponsored events and conferences Details
Belgium 4th European Small and Mid-Cap Awards 17 Nov 2016 Brussels – Albert Hall Award Ceremony Details
Consilium Strategic Communications, Covington & Burling LLP and RBC Capital Markets Annual Healthcare Conference 15 Nov 2016 8 Eastcheap, London, EC3M 1AE Conference Details
Portugal Via Bolsa – Financiamento através do Mercado de Capitais 18 Oct 2016 Lisbon Conference Details
France Aeronautics Trophies 13 Oct 2016 Toulouse – Blagnac Airport Award Ceremony Details
United Kingdom 8th Annual Healthcare Investor Conference 13 Oct 2016 London – Simmons & Simmons Conference Details
France Les valeurs cotées à la rencontre des investisseurs et actionnaires individuels du Sud-Ouest 12 Oct 2016 Palais de La Bourse 17 place de la Bourse 33000 Bordeaux (Parking Bourse) Conference Details
France Large & Mid Cap Forum 05 Oct 2016 - 06 Oct 2016 Palais Brongniart Meetings and conferences Details
France Rencontres des Sociétés Cotées 2016 29 Sep 2016 - 01 Oct 2016 l’Intercontinental Grand Hôtel Bordeaux Conference Details
1st Euronext Pan European Days in China 27 Sep 2016 - 29 Sep 2016 Beijing - China Conference Details
France Conférence L’AGEFI - Financement des Entreprises 20 Sep 2016 GRAND HÔTEL INTERCONTINENTAL, RUE SCRIBE, 75009 PARIS Conference Details
France Conference : “Market Abuse” reform 13 Sep 2016 Paris - Euronext Auditorium Conference Details
4th Euronext Pan European Days in New York and Boston 07 Jun 2016 - 09 Jun 2016 New York & Boston - USA Conference Details
France Seminar Portzamparc Small Caps PEA PME 3rd edition 04 Apr 2016 - 05 Apr 2016 Paris Seminar Details
Netherland IPO Summit 2016 04 Apr 2016 Amsterdam Conference Details
Netherland Biocapital Europe Amsterdam 09 Mar 2016 Amsterdam Conference Details
France IPEM Cannes 17 Feb 2016 - 19 Feb 2016 Cannes, France Conference Details
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17/11/2017 Day of the Entrepreneur Amsterdam expand

Sounding the gong for the Day of the Entrepreneur

The gong sounds for the Day of the Entrepreneur. MKB Nederland organizes this theme day together with INretail and other branches. INretail member and initiator of the lifestyle and coffee store ‘Hartje Oost’ sounds the gong.

17 November, is the Day of the Entrepreneur. MKB-Nederland, the initiator of this day, finds that entrepreneurs deserve respect for their commitment and feels that attention must be paid to the importance of entrepreneurs in the Netherlands. The Day of the Entrepreneur is the start of a tradition for celebrating entrepreneurship.

INretail stimulates innovation in retail and presents its newest study ‘Retail towards 2030’ on the 20th of November. Once the results are published, the new SME device will be; learn today, do tomorrow.

For more information: www.dagvandeondernemer.nl

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16/11/2017 Royal Dutch Mint Amsterdam expand

Royal Dutch Mint celebrates 450th anniversary

The Royal Dutch Mint (“Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt”) celebrates its 450th anniversary in 2017; coins have been struck in Utrecht since 1567. Mint master Stephan Satijn sounds the gong to celebrate this. 

The Royal Dutch Mint is the only producer of Dutch euro coins and combines 450 years of tradition with a focus on innovation. The organization leads the world when it comes to high value coins and other minted products. Innovative developments such as the laser and 3D technics make it possible to work with QR codes and micro texts on coins.

The Royal Dutch Mint belongs to the worldwide top 5 producers of circulation coins, commemorative medals, tokens and collector’s items. In addition, Royal Decorations are also produced by the Royal Dutch Mint.

For more information: www.knm.nl

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15/11/2017 30th edition IDFA Amsterdam expand

Opening of the 30th edition of IDFA with main sponsor InsingerGilissen

Peter Sieradzki, CEO InsingerGilissen, and IDFA festival director Cees van 't Hullenaar open the trading day for the start of the world's largest documentary film festival.

InsingerGilissen is a private bank that focuses on wealthy individuals and families, foundations, associations and institutional parties. InsingerGilissen offers private clients, in addition to independent asset management and investment advice, a wide range of private banking and wealth management products and services. The bank also provides specific services to independent asset managers.

During IDFA (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam), the newly merged InsingerGilissen, presents itself as its main sponsor for the first time. During the festival, more than 280,000 visitors watch around 300 different documentaries. The annual festival starts on Wednesday November 15th and ends on November 26th. IDFA plays an important role in both the Dutch and international cultural landscape.

For more information: www.insingergilissen.nl

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14/11/2017 Reinet Investments S.C.A. Amsterdam expand

Euronext Amsterdam welcomes Reinet Investments S.C.A.

Reinet Investments S.C.A. (ticker symbol: REINA) a Luxembourg-based investment vehicle, starts trading on Euronext Amsterdam. Wilhelm van Zyl, CEO of Reinet Investments, sounds the gong to celebrate the listing.

Reinet Investments allows its shareholders to participate indirectly in the portfolio of assets held by its wholly-owned subsidiary Reinet Fund S.C.A., F.I.S. (“Reinet Fund”), a closed-ended specialized investment fund established in Luxembourg.

The investment strategy of Reinet Fund is built on the principle of taking a long term view of investment opportunities. Its goal is to invest its assets for long-term growth, directly or through selected partners, in a wide range of underlying assets, seeking investment opportunities where it can add value.

Euronext Amsterdam is broadly recognized for its diverse and international investor base and this new listing will provide Reinet Investments with increased access to European-based investors and will broaden its shareholder base.

For more information: www.reinet.com

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13/11/2017 CSR Manager of the Year Amsterdam expand

CSR Manager of the Year sounds the gong

Tanja Roeleveld, Program Manager Sustainable & Engaged Business at Landal GreenParks, has been elected CSR Manager of the Year 2017 and sounds the gong on this occasion.

The CSR Manager of the Year election is organized since 2012 by CSR consultancy firm Sustainalize and Moonen Packaging. The purpose of the election is to recognize the extra efforts and results of qualified CSR managers.

Roeleveld was recently elected CSR Manager of the Year 2017 at the Dutch National Sustainability Congress. A jury had previously nominated three people for this title. Besides Tanja, Niels van Geenhuizen, Program Manager Sustainability at Arcadis, and Geanne van Arkel, Head of Sustainable Development at Interface, were nominated.

For more information: www.mvomanagervanhetjaar.nl

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10/11/2017 Investor Week Amsterdam expand

Week van de Belegger kicks off by sounding the gong

TRIPLE i sounds the gong in honor of the ‘Week van de Belegger’ (Week of the Investor) and the Beleggersfair (Investors fair).

During the Week van de Belegger (10 until 17 November) answers are given to the rising demand of knowledge and information concerning personal finance. This will be done with activities throughout the country, inspiring programs and meetings. The focus is on education and information. The Week van de Belegger closes on Friday 17 November with the BeleggersFair 2017 in the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam.

For more information: www.weekvandebelegger.nl

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09/11/2017 30th listing anniversary Vastned Amsterdam expand

Vastned celebrates 30-year listing on the Amsterdam exchange

On 9 November it is exactly 30 years ago that Vastned (ticker symbol: VASTN) listed to Euronext Amsterdam. To celebrate this, CEO Taco de Groot sounds the gong and opens the trading day.

Vastned is a listed European retail property company with a focus on ‘Venues for Premium Shopping’. Vastned invests in selected cities in Europe with a clear focus on the best retail property in the most popular shopping streets. Vastned's tenants are strong and leading international and national retail brands. 

For more information: www.vastned.com

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08/11/2017 RTL Z Beursspel Amsterdam expand

RTL Z Beursspel kicks off by sounding the gong

From 6 November to 22 December, players can learn to invest. With a fictional amount of 100,000 euros, the game is designed to help people get acquainted with investment. Every Thursday, the TV channel airs a live report of the game at 10:45 featuring experts. Presenter Janneke Willemse sounds the gong for the start of the RTL Z Beursspel.

The player who achieves the highest return after six weeks wins a wholly-payed trip to New York, including a visit to Wall Street. Two tickets to the Rijksmuseum are the prize for the best performing player of that week. The final of the RTL Z Beursspel is Friday 22.

For more information: www.rtlzbeursspel.nl

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07/11/2017 Eurocommercial Properties Amsterdam expand

Eurocommercial Properties sounds the gong

Jeremy Lewis, CEO of Eurocommercial Properties (ticker symbol: ECMPA), opens the trading day at Euronext Amsterdam by sounding the gong. He is accompanied by members of Eurocommercial Properties’ Supervisory Board and its Executive Board.

Eurocommercial, headquartered in Amsterdam, is one of Europe's most experienced investors in retail real estate. The company celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016 and since inception it has grown its asset base to over €3.8 billion, generating consistently rising dividends.

At the Annual General Meeting, which will take place after the gong ceremony, the company will present its full year results for the 2016/17 financial year, which included a 3.7% increase in earnings; 8% growth in asset value and a proposed dividend of €2.10 per depositary receipt.

For more information: www.eurocommercialproperties.com

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06/11/2017 Lyxor Gender Equality ETF Paris expand

Lyxor launched Europe’s first gender equality ETF

Clarisse Djabbari, Deputy Head of Lyxor ETF & indexing, opens the trading day in Paris to celebrate the launch of the Lyxor Gender Equality ETF.

On Monday 6th November, Lyxor launched Europe’s first gender equality ETF as sustainable investing accelerates. Developed with Equileap, an organisation set up to accelerate progress towards gender equality in the workplace, and Solactive, an innovative index provider, Lyxor’s new ETF focuses on companies leading the field for gender equality, one of the top 3 UN Sustainable Development Goals investors are focusing on according to PRI and ShareAction.

06/11/2017 DAM Award 2017 Amsterdam expand

Opening trading day for DAM Award 2017

Euronext’s Amsterdam exchange is opened by the nominees and organization of the DAM Award 2017.

The DAM Award is the award for Amsterdam's most sustainable entrepreneur and honors long-term sustainable entrepreneurs. They are an example for other entrepreneurs and residents, by showing how you work together for a future-proof city. One entrepreneur is nominated for each city’s district: DGTL (East), DOOR Architecten (New West), LENS Energie (South), Metabolic (North), Plastic Whale (West), Vandebron (Center).

The public voting, counting for 40 percent, is open until 21 November. The other 60 percent is determined by the jury on the evening of the award ceremony on 22 November. The winner will receive prize money and a publicity campaign for the company.

For more information: www.amsterdam.nl/damprijs

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03/11/2017 20th listing anniversary Hydratec Amsterdam expand

Hydratec sounds gong for 20-years listed anniversary

This year, Hydratec Industries (ticker symbol: HYDRA) celebrates its 20-years listed anniversary on Euronext’s Amsterdam exchange. On this occasion, Bart Aangenendt, CEO Hydratec, opens the trading day by sounding the gong.

Hydratec Industries is a globally operating specialist in industrial systems and components with a focus on the Agri & Food, Automotive and Health Tech markets. Due to the growing world population and increasing prosperity, the Hydratec companies are well positioned.

The organization has two core activities with each two companies. Agri and Food sector (Pas Reform Hatchery Technologies and Lan Handling Technologies) and the  Plastic Components sector (Timmerije and Helvoet Rubber & Plastics Technologies).

For more information: www.hydratec.nl

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02/11/2017 Accenture Innovation Awards Amsterdam expand

Winner Accenture Innovation Awards opens the Amsterdamse exchange

The ‘Financial Services Reinvented ‘ winner of at the Accenture Innovation Awards opens the trading day at Euronext Amsterdam.

New technologies are rapidly disrupting traditional business models in the financial sector. The finalists in the Financial Services Reinvented theme have all shown the Accenture Innovation Award’s jury that they are able to use new technologies to their advantage.

For more information: www.innovation-awards.nl

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01/11/2017 North-Holland SME-awards Amsterdam expand

Sounding of the gong for North-Holland SME-awards

The organization of the North-Holland SME-awards (Ondernemingsverkiezing Noord-Holland/ OVNH)  sounds the gong for the start of the sign up period for the year 2017-2018.

OVNH is an established concept in the entrepreneurial sector. After the preliminary round with hundreds of nominated companies, the esteem is big for the finalists. The number of nominated companies continues to grow. More and more North-Holland companies see the OVNH as a chance to stand out.

Registration for the twelfth edition of the OVNH starts 1 November. The title of ‘Best Company of North Holland’ will be awarded in different categories during a spectacular final on 16 May 2018.

For more information: www.ovnh.nl

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31/10/2017 Pension3Days Amsterdam expand

Pension3Days kicks off by sounding the gong

Money Wise (Wijzer in Geldzaken) sounds the gong, together with other participating parties for the seventh edition of the Pension3Days.

The purpose of this three-day fair is to promote financial resilience at a later age. In this context, Money Wise developed the “What should I do for my retirement?” tool. This enables people to make an assessment of their financial situation later in life. The pensioen3daagse includes pension consultations and awareness in the workplace. Insurers, banks and financial advisors also open their branches to people with retirement questions.

Participants in the Pension3Days include the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM), Pension Federation, the Dutch Ministry of Finance, the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, Adfiz, FFP, The Dutch Central Bank, Nibud, several banks, pension funds and insurers, trade unions, and many others.

For more information: www.wijzeringeldzaken.nl

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30/10/2017 IPO Theranexus Paris expand

Listing of Theranexus on Euronext Growth

Franck Mouthon and Mathieu Charvériat, founders of Theranexus, open the trading day in Paris

Theranexus is an innovative biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of therapeutic products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases. Theranexus now has one product (THN102; a drug candidate combining a modulator of neuronal activity with a glial connexin modulator for the treatment of narcolepsy, a rare neurological disease) in Phase II clinical trial.

30/10/2017 Startupbootcamp Amsterdam expand

Startupbootcamp sounds the gong

Startupbootcamp opens the trading day at the Amsterdam exchange for the kickoff of the Startupbootcamp FinTech & CyberSecurity program.

Out of more than 500 applications, 21 startups in FinTech & CyberSecurity were invited to present their ideas to more than 140 mentors and partners. Out of this group 11 startups were selected to join the 2018 program.

Founded in 2010, Startupbootcamp is a global network of industry-focused accelerator programs. With more than 20 programs in Europe, Asia, North and South America, and Africa, selected startups gain access to an international network of mentors, partners and investors. Up to date, Startupbootcamp accelerated 507 startups globally.

For more information: www.startupbootcamp.org

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27/10/2017 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Amsterdam expand

Deloitte Technology Fast 50 winner SendCloud sounds the gong

SendCloud, a company from Eindhoven, has been ranked number one in the Technology Fast 50 ranking 2017. With a sales growth of 5463% over the last four years, the company is at the top of the list of the fastest growing technology companies in the Netherlands. SendCloud has developed a tool that allows web shops to automate the entire shipping and return process, saving time and costs. Rob van den Heuvel, CEO of SendCloud, opens the trading day by sounding the gong.

Deloitte organizes the Technology Fast 50 together with its partners ABN AMRO, Euronext, Kennedy van der Laan, Oracle NetSuite and Vitruvian. The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 is an election of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the Netherlands. The annual program identifies which technology company has grown the fastest, in terms of percentage, over the last year in the Netherlands. The Fast 50 participants are the top entrepreneurs of the future who think quickly and play a leading role in their field. Annually, a Rising Star award is also awarded for emerging innovative companies younger than 4 years. In 2017, this prize was awarded to Camptoo.

For more information: www.deloitte.com

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26/10/2017 10th Listing anniversary Nyrstar Brussels expand

10th Listing anniversary Nyrstar

Euronext had the pleasure to welcome Hilmar Rode, CEO of Nyrstar, to celebrate the 10th listing anniversary of the company. Therefore Mr Rode opened the trading day in Brussels in the presence of Mr Chris Eger, CFO and Virginie Lietaer, Company Secretary.

Nyrstar is an integrated mining and metals business with market leading positions in zinc and lead, and growing positions in other base and precious metals.

Nyrstar is listed at Euronext Brussels with trading symbol: NYR.

To find out more about Nyrstar : www.nyrstar.com

26/10/2017 Kickstart Food Amsterdam expand

Rabobank sounds gong for global launch Kickstart Food

Rabobank recently announced its global activation program, ‘Kickstart Food’, to accelerate the transition to a sustainable food supply. Jacqueline Pieters, Global Head Banking For Food Inspiration Centre, sounds the gong.

One of the first steps in this program will be the launch of a one billion dollar facility to initiate land restoration and forest protection initiatives. The facility is being launched in partnership with UN Environment. It marks the start of a three-year initiative to kick-start and scale up Rabobank’s support for clients and partners in the transition to a more sustainable food and agricultural sector. The Kickstart Food initiative has four key focus areas: Earth, Waste, Stability and Nutrition.

For more information: www.rabobank.com

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25/10/2017 Nuon Solar Team Amsterdam expand

Nuon Solar Team opens trading day in celebration of seventh world title solar racing

The Nuon Solar Team opens the trading day at Euronext Amsterdam in celebration of their victory at the world championship solar car racing in Australia. With this occasion they, moreover, herald the start of a new year. One in which they will work towards another race and, more than ever, focus on high-tech innovations.

The Dutch teams lead on the looming competition was becoming increasingly smaller for the last couple of years. However, this year, the Nuon Solar Team has left their competitors from prestigious universities, such as Tokai (Japan), Michigan (U.S.A.) and Cambridge (U.K.) far behind. The radically improved design of their solar car Nuna9 and their strategy have enabled the students of Delft University of Technology to drive full speed despite cloudy weather. 

For more information: www.nuonsolarteam.nl

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24/10/2017 Philips Lighting Amsterdam expand

Philips Lighting sounds gong for Philips Hue campaign

Philips Lighting (ticker symbol: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, sounds the gong for their new #smarthome campaign.

Recently, Philips Lighting launched a campaign in which the company shows how Philips Lighting influences consumers’ lives with ‘the most connected light in the world’. Philips Hue, the personal wireless lighting system that allows light to be easily operated and creates the right atmosphere for any moment, is more than just light and it's helping to make the #smarthome a reality.

For more information: www.meethue.com

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23/10/2017 Dutch Design Week Amsterdam expand

Sounding of the gong for Dutch Design Week with main sponsor ABN AMRO

Martijn Paulen, director of the Dutch Design Foundation and organizer of Dutch Design Week, opens the stock exchange with his colleagues and Ilona Roolvink, sponsor manager ABN AMRO. By sounding the gong they want to draw attention to the annual Dutch Design Week (DDW) which takes place in Eindhoven this week, and also highlighting that ABN AMRO prolongs their main sponsorship with DDW through 2019.

DDW is the largest design event in Northern Europe. DDW presents works and concepts of over 2600 designers to 300,000 national and international visitors. Spread across hundreds of locations throughout the city, DDW organizes and facilitates exhibitions, lectures, prizes, networking, debates and festivals. DDW distinguishes itself from other design events by focusing on future designs. While the event covers all imaginable disciplines and aspects of design, emphasis is placed on experiment, renewal and cross-overs. Special attention is paid to work and development of young talent annually.

ABN AMRO (ticker symbol: ABN) is also main sponsor of DDW for the next three editions. With the extension of the sponsorship until 2019, the bank commits itself to the organization of Driving Dutch Design, a special talent program for young designers.

For more information: www.ddw.nl

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20/10/2017 Nyenrode Business University Amsterdam expand

Nyenrode celebrates expansion to Amsterdam by sounding gong

Students of Nyenrode Business Universiteit open the Amsterdam exchange for the university’s expansion to Amsterdam.

As of September 2017, the first full time MBA students began their education at Nyenrode’s Amsterdam campus. Next year, the seperate full-time Master of Science in Management track will kick off at the Keizersgracht location.

Nyenrode is a private university, founded in 1946 by and for business and with an international orientation. The university is working on a sustainable future by encouraging students and participants to become responsible leaders. This is done by providing intensive academic programs, and short and longer programs in the fields of business, management, accountancy, controlling and fiscal law.

For more information: www.nyenrode.nl

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20/10/2017 IPO SMCP Paris expand

SMCP lists on Euronext

19/10/2017 Bol.com - Retailer of the Year Amsterdam expand

Bol.com wins Retailer of the Year awards

Bol.com, part of Euronext listed Ahold Delhaize (ticker symbol: AD), has won two prizes during the yearly the ABN AMRO Retailer of the Year awards and sounds the gong at the Amsterdam exchange.

Bol.com has been elected as best webshop of the Netherlands in the categories Books and Music, movies & games.

This year, over 260,000 Dutch consumers have rated more than 450 retailers for the ABN AMRO Retailer of the Year awards. Consumers have rated their favorite retailers on aspects related to price, service and assortment.

For more information: www.bol.com

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18/10/2017 Market Wizards Amsterdam expand

Market Wizards sounds the gong

Market Wizards sounds the gong with an eye on the future and MiFID II. Market Wizards is keen to enter into partnerships with trading companies that want to focus on trading but at the same time, want to ensure that business is compliant with what MiFID II demands.

Established in 1999, Market Wizards, located at Beursplein 5, is a Dutch proprietary trading firm engaging in day trading, market making, high-frequency trading and electronic execution. The firm operates two sophisticated dealing rooms in the Netherlands, Amsterdam and Den Bosch. Market Wizards has also expanded its management, since 1 October 2017.

For more information: www.marketwizards.com

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17/10/2017 Ebbinge Investment Program Amsterdam expand

Ebbinge Investment Program opens trading

For the kick-off of the Ebbinge Investment Program 2017-2018, Ebbinge opens Euronext’s Amsterdam exchange.

The third edition of Ebbinge's Investment Program started recently with a career event involving students and private equity parties. This initiative allows a selected group of around 50 top students to meet the world of private equity and leading private equity houses during a college year.

Ebbinge has been a consultancy firm in the field of Search, Interim and Advice for over 30 years. With offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, it is focused on the strengthening and development of people and teams in management, senior management and supervisory positions in the enterprising industry and public sector.

For more information: www.investmentprogram.nl

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16/10/2017 IPO Adeunis Paris expand

Listing of Adeunis on Euronext Growth

Listing of Adeunis on Euronext Growth

Pascal Saguin , CEO of Adeunis,opens the trading day in Paris.

Adeunis specializes in the design, manufacturing and marketing of connected objects and Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M)-based radio frequency transmission solutions for use in sectors including smart building, remote energy data management, industrial optimization, connected agriculture, transport, infrastructure, sport, services, etc. Also, the group designs and develops customized radio solutions tailored to the specific needs of customers. The group's activity is organized around 3 families of products:

  • long-range radiofrequency transmission modules;
  • ready-to-use wireless transmission systems: radio modems, radio frame transmitters and receivers, wireless communication gateways, telemetry systems, data retrieval systems, radio temperature transmitters, remote controls, etc.;
  • wireless communication systems: audio conferencing systems and portable radio terminals for secure and confidential communications in noisy or harsh environments, sold under Vokkero brand.
16/10/2017 Options trading ABN AMRO Amsterdam expand

Sounding of gong for return Options trading ABN AMRO

ABN AMRO (ticker symbol: ABN) opens the trading day at Euronext’s Amsterdam exchange. They do this for the return of Options trading ABN AMRO to Euronext.

"Operations Securities is responsible for processing all securities transactions for the Retail and Private Banking customers of ABN AMRO", says Ria Soedhoe, Director Operations Securities at ABN AMRO. "It is a flourishing business, especially since ABN AMRO  introduced the easy to use and customer friendly mobile banking app. The transformation of our old securities platform has been completed, allowing us to return the business to Euronext. We are very excited to be  back after three years. Euronext is a solid and professional organisation that offers the stability and continuity of services we require to offer our clients excellent trading services now and in the future. "

For more information: www.abnamro.nl

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13/10/2017 Icade's first Green Bond Paris expand

Icade's first Green Bond

Olivier Wigniolle, CEO of Icade, and Victoire Aubry, CFO, celebrate the launch of their first Green Bond.

As an investor and a developer, Icade is an integrated real estate player which designs innovative real estate products and services adapted to new urban lifestyles and habits. By placing corporate social responsibility and innovation at the core of its strategy, Icade is closely involved with stakeholders and users in the cities— local authorities and communities, companies and employees, institutions and associations… As a commercial and healthcare property investor (portfolio value of €9.9bn as of 06/30/17) and as a property developer (2016 economic revenues of €1,005m), Icade is able to reinvent the real estate business and foster the emergence of tomorrow’s greener, smarter and more responsible cities. Icade is a significant player in the Greater Paris area and major French cities. Icade is listed on Euronext Paris as a French Listed Real Estate Investment Company (SIIC). Its leading shareholder is the Caisse des dépôts Group.

For more information: www.icade.fr/en/

13/10/2017 IPO Biom'up Paris expand

Listing of Biom'up on Euronext

Etienne Binant, Chief Executive, Biom'up, opens the trading day in Paris.

Biom'up specializes in research, development and manufacturing of implantable and resorbable collagen-based medical devices for surgery and regenerative medicine. The group especially offers haemostatic products that help control bleeding during surgery (Hemoblast) and collagen membranes that prevent organ adherence during surgery (Cova).

 

13/10/2017 70th listing anniversary Nedap Amsterdam expand

Nedap celebrates its 70-year listing by sounding the gong

This year, Nedap has been listed to Euronext’s Amsterdam exchange (symbol: NEDAP) for 70 years. To celebrate this, the technology concern opens the trading day at the Amsterdam stock exchange with the traditional gong ceremony.

Founded in 1929, the Dutch Appliances Factory "Nedap" has been listed on the exchange since 1947. Today, Nedap supplies technology for various sectors such as healthcare, security management and retail. Nedap therefore believes that technology can make a significant contribution to solving major issues in these, and many other sectors.

For more information: www.nedap.nl

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12/10/2017 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award Amsterdam expand

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award 2017

Michiel Muller has been awarded the EY Emerging Entrepreneur Of The Year Award 2017 and therefore sounds the gong together with his colleagues  and opens the trading day at Beursplein.

Muller, co-founder of online supermarket Picnic, received the award from the jury chairman Jan Kees de Jager, CFO at KPN. The jury calls Muller an entrepreneur who shows that a changing world offers opportunities, especially in sectors where major players traditionally dominate. This entrepreneur has convinced and inspired the jury with his vision, courage and perseverance.

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award has been awarded in over sixty countries for over 30 years. The award is intended to put entrepreneurship on a pedestal and encourage and support entrepreneurs to get the best out of themselves, their clients and their employees. Tijn van Elderen, CEO of Brabantia has been crowned the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 by EY. The oeuvre award for family companies was awarded to Agio's Wintermans family.

For more information: www.ey.nl

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11/10/2017 International Day of the Girl Amsterdam expand

Gong is sounded for International Day of the Girl

AkzoNobel and Plan Netherlands open the trading day for International Day of the Girl. 22-year-old Dunya Veenhof sounds the gong.

On Day of the Girl, five hundred girls in 60 countries take over the role of a politician or director of a company for one day. Takeovers on International Day of the Girl, like a girl stepping into the role of mayor of Paris, illustrate what girls can achieve and the positive economic contributions they can make – if they get a fair chance.

Through the Human Cities Initiative, AkzoNobel has been active for years in adding color to the world and creating an inspirational place for everyone. As part of that effort, Plan Netherlands and AkzoNobel have been working together for more than 20 years to create better living conditions for children and young people in developing countries. This strategic partnership emphasizes helping disadvantaged youth through targeted vocational education programs to access labor markets.

For more information: www.akzonobel.nl

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10/10/2017 Brainport Monitor Amsterdam expand

Brainport Eindhoven sounds the gong for the Brainport Monitor

By sounding the gong chairman of the Brainport Foundation and mayor of Eindhoven, John Jorritsma celebrates the ten-year anniversary of the Brainport Monitor together with (former) employees of Brainport Development.

The Brainport Monitor is an analysis of the economic and innovative strength of Brainport Eindhoven. The monitor provides over 30 statistics, ranging from subjects such as business, export, and jobs. All backgrounds and knowledge about the progress, innovative performance and changed competitive position of Brainport Eindhoven are featured in the Brainport Monitor.

John Jorritsma, Mayor of Eindhoven and Chairman of the Brainport Foundation launches the tenth edition of the Brainport Monitor during a festive anniversary gathering.

For more information: www.brainport.nl

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09/10/2017 Robeco ONE Amsterdam expand

Robeco opens trading day for Robeco ONE

Robeco celebrates Robeco ONE’s fifth anniversary by opening the Amsterdam exchange.

Robeco ONE is the successful all-in-one investment proposition for private investors. It has grown to around 30,000 customers since its launch in 2012. The managed assets increased to almost 1 billion euros in five years. The underlying aim of introducing Robeco ONE in 2012 to make investing accessible and approachable for everyone has been a success. The three variants of Robeco ONE (defensive, neutral and offensive) give investors access to all of Robeco's know-how, fund managers and advanced investment strategies. At launch, Robeco ONE was the first low-threshold total solution and set the market in motion.  

For more information: www.robeco.nl

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06/10/2017 CFF Communications Amsterdam expand

Citigate First Financial changes name to CFF Communications

Communication agency Citigate First Financial changed its name to CFF Communications. To celebrate its renaming and 25th anniversary, CFF Communications will sound the gong to open trading at the Amsterdam stock exchange.

CFF Communications started 25 years ago as a financial communications and investor relations bureau. CFF Communications now supports customers in all aspects of corporate communication. Uneke Dekkers, Managing Director: “Over the past few years, we have significantly expanded our proposition to clients. Now, it is time our name better reflects the increased scope of services. Our 25th anniversary is the perfect moment to change our name to CFF Communications. This new name not only refers back to our origins but also represents the broad corporate communications role we now fulfil for our clients.

For more information: www.cffcommunications.nl

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05/10/2017 10th listing anniversary Fagron Amsterdam expand

Fagron celebrates 10-year listing anniversary

Fagron N.V. (ticker symbol: FAGR) celebrates its 10-year listing anniversary with the sounding of the gong by CEO Hans Stols.

Fagron has been listed on Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Brussels since 5 October 2007. With the completion of the sale of its dental and medical divisions in 2014, and the sale of the software division in 2015, Fagron has been transformed into a leading company active in pharmaceutical preparations.

Fagron focuses on providing personalized care to hospitals, pharmacies, clinics and patients in its core markets Europe, North America and South America.

For more information: www.fagron.nl

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04/10/2017 Top Woman of the Year 2017 Amsterdam expand

Top Woman of the Year 2017 Ingrid de Graaf sounds the gong

Ingrid de Graaf, member of the board of Aegon (ticker symbol: AGN), has been named Top Woman of the Year 2017 and celebrates by sounding the gong.

According to the jury under the direction of Pamela Bouwmeester, De Graaf emphasizes the significance of her role in management in society and acts as someone who connects people: "She not only wants to build bridges between men and women, but also between different cultures". The jury also states that De Gaaf "as a role model can be an inspirational example for young women and men."

During the celebration ceremony, the Young Talent 2017 was also announced. The Young Talent Award is an encouragement award for female talent up to the age of 31 years, and was awarded to Disa Jironet, prosecutor in training at the Public Prosecution Service.

The annual election is held by the Stichting Topvrouw van het Jaar, which aims to give female talent the attention it deserves.

For more information: www.topvrouwvanhetjaar.nl

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04/10/2017 Launch book on Belgian listed real estate Brussels expand

Opening bell ceremony with analyst Gert De Mesure to celebrate the launch of his book on Belgian listed real estate: “GVV’s van A tot X: Beleggen in beursgenoteerd vastgoed”

Ascencio, Montea, Wereldhave, QRF, Befimmo and Home Invest Belgium were our guest at the event.

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03/10/2017 Innovation Exchange Amsterdam Amsterdam expand

Innovation Exchange Amsterdam opens new Amsterdam Venture Studios

Innovation Exchange Amsterdam (IXA) opens the exchange at Euronext for the opening of the new Amsterdam Venture Studios.

On Friday 29 September, the Amsterdam Venture Studios were officially opened by Constantijn van Oranje and Alderman Kajsa Ollongren. From now on, students and alumni from the five Amsterdam knowledge institutions can benefit from additional support when starting their own business and increase the success of their startup.

IXA is a collaboration between the Technology Transfer Offices of five Amsterdam knowledge institutes: Academic Medical Center (AMC), University of Amsterdam (UvA), Hogeschool van Amsterdam (HvA), VU University Amsterdam, and VU University Medical Center Amsterdam (VUmc). As the expert interface between the Amsterdam academic institutes, IXA helps researchers to create social and economic impacts of their work and supports them in navigating in the academic landscape.

For more information: www.ixa.nl

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02/10/2017 BelIR 25th Birthday Event Brussels expand

Founded in 1992, the Belgian Investor Relation Association (BIRA) has gradually expanded its membership and concluded in 2000 a Cooperation Agreement with the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB). Since then, BIRA has continued to vigorously support investor relations as a discipline and its best practices. Recently BIRA has embarked on a new ambitious project to strengthen its role on a national, European and international level. Therefore BIRA has become BelIR. To mark this occasion and to celebrate its 25th anniversary, BelIR Board members rang the Closing Bell at Euronext Brussels together with their president Wim Allegaert.

Guy Lerminiaux, Asset Manager at Degroof Petercam was keynote speaker.

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02/10/2017 Transfer of M2i to Euronext Growth Paris expand

Transfer of M2i to Euronext Growth

George Seban, CEO M2i, closes the European trading day in Paris

M2i (Maison Internationale de l'Informatique) specializes in professional training services for the computer science, office automation, multimedia and management sectors. The group runs more than 2,000 internship programs in 35 centers in France.

02/10/2017 VBDO Amsterdam expand

VBDO sounds the gong for sustainable investments

The Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO) opens the exchange to mark the 11th edition of the Benchmark Pension Funds.

In this study, the top 50 Dutch pension funds are being reviewed on how they perform in the field of sustainable investments. This year, the trend towards increasingly responsible portfolios has increased once again. Pension funds are considering environmental and social criteria more and more when reviewing their investment analysis.

The VBDO encourages Dutch pension funds to accelerate this trend, since activities to combat climate change are becoming more urgent every day. The best achieving pension funds in the field of sustainable investments are Pensioenfonds Zorg en Welzijn, Algemeen Burgerlijk Pensioenfonds, BPL Pensioen, Bedrijfstak Pensioenfonds voor de Bouwnijverheid and Pensioenfonds voor Woningcorporaties.

For more information: www.vbdo.nl

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29/09/2017 Amsterdam Capital Week Amsterdam expand

Amsterdam Capital Week ends the week with TEDxAmsterdamWomen

The gong at the Amsterdam Exchange sounds for female entrepreneurship: TEDxAmsterdamWomen and Amsterdam Capital Week sounding the gong to celebrate the third edition of Amsterdam Capital Week 2017 and the success of female entrepreneurship.

Amsterdam Capital Week hosted more than 20 events in Amsterdam this year, bringing together both national and international startups and scale-ups with investors. This year, around 500 investors from around the world were present at Amsterdam Capital Week, plus 3000 startups in various investment phases. The encouragement of female entrepreneurship is once again a recurring theme that, in collaboration with TEDxAmsterdamWomen, will get a stage this year. Among the attendees are the three finalists who represent their startup on November 2, 2017, at TEDxAmsterdamWomen.

For more information: www.amsterdamcapitalweek.com

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28/09/2017 Albert Heijn Foundation Amsterdam expand

10-Year old Albert Heijn Foundation opens the trading day

Euronext’s Amsterdam stock exchange is opened by the AH Foundation, which celebrates its 10-year anniversary this month. Chairman Cees van Vliet, director of stores and logistics of Albert Heijn, sounds the gong together with colleagues and employees.

The AH Foundation is collaborating with the ICCO development organization. Together they develop programs for employees of suppliers in Africa, in the fields of education, housing and healthcare. This year, the AH Foundation will expand to South America.

Over the last ten years, over 30,000 children and adults in ten different African countries have enjoyed education through the AH Foundation. Together with suppliers, investments were made in new schools, resource centers and lesson programs. For example, 29 schools were built or renovated through the sale of fresh fruit salads from Ghana.

Albert Heijn is part of the Euronext listed Ahold Delhaize (ticker symbol: AD).

For more information: www.ah.nl/ahfoundation

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27/09/2017 “Invest in Bountiful Indonesia” Conference Brussels expand

Euronext was delighted to welcome in its premises the attendees of the “Invest in Bountiful Indonesia” conference on 27 September 2017. This panel discussion hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, in cooperation with Euronext Brussels, featured the President Director of the Indonesian Stock Exchange, Mr. Tito Sulistio, as guest speaker, as well as H.E. Yuri Thamrin, Ambassador of Indonesia in Belgium. This gathering allowed participants to exchange views on recent economic developments in Indonesia, to gain insight on the Indonesia’s business climate, the Indonesia’s Stock Exchange and capital market potentials.

27/09/2017 SME Innovation Top 100 Amsterdam expand

MKB Innovation Top-100 winner Greentom

The Maastrichtian Greentom sounds the gong for winning the 12th edition of the MKB Innovation Top 100.

This year, the Chamber of Commerce organized the SME Innovation Top 100 for the 12th time. Greentom, the world’s first producer and supplier of  'green' strollers, made it to number one and is therefore the most innovative MKB company in the Netherlands.

All materials of Greentom strollers are durable; from natural substances to recycled drinking bottles. The baby buggies can be assembled within five minutes and after use, all parts can be reused or recycled. Because Greentom produces worldwide, the stroller is made from local sources and the environmental impact of shipping is limited. The strollers are sold in more than 20 countries.

For more information: www.mkbinnovatietop100.nl

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26/09/2017 World Heart Day Amsterdam expand

Philips opens the trading day

Philips (ticker symbol: PHIA) opens trading on the occasion of World Heart Day on 29 September.

A global leader in health technology and proud partner of the World Heart Federation (WHF), this World Heart Day Philips is calling for people to act now and take control of their own health. Philips understands the importance of heart health and see food and drink as crucial elements in helping to increase the number of healthy hearts in the world. Believing  that homemade food has the power to nourish like nothing else – cooking and eating at home gives control over the ingredients, brings families and people together, enhances relationships and helps to build healthy routines for life. A healthy heart and circulation system starts with a balanced diet.

Philips developed the Airfryer and introduced this innovation in 2010 as the first of its kind. In September 2017 Philips introduces the Airfryer XXL a bigger and more powerful version, and has fat removal technology. The Philips Airfryer XXL uses hot air to fry foods with little or no added oil, so fat can be reduced by up to 90%.

For more information: www.philips.nl

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25/09/2017 StartupFest Europe Amsterdam expand

StartupFest Europe opens the Amsterdam exchange

StartupDelta opens Euronext’s Amsterdam exchange for StartupFest Europe.

This year, StartupFest Europe, a festival where start-ups and scale-ups find the funding to grow their business, will take place from the 25 to 28 September. Among other things, they get the opportunity to pitch their idea to more than 300 venture capitalists. This year’s theme is Global Challenges, Startups Solutions.

StartupFest's program consists of the main event, CapitalFest, and a series of thematic events spread across the country. All of these events include organized matchmaking between start-ups, scale-ups, investors, corporates and a series of international top speakers. Werner Vogels (CTO Amazon), Slava Rubin (Founder Indiegogo), Boyan Slat (Founder The Ocean Cleanup) and Pieter van der Does (CEO Adyen) will speak at CapitalFest on the 27th of September at the Beurs van Berlage.

For more information: www.startupfesteurope.com

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22/09/2017 Gold rating Kempen Orange Fund Amsterdam expand

Sounding of the gong for Gold rating Kempen Orange Fund

Kempen Orange Fund has received a Gold rating from Morningstar in the category ‘Aandelen Nederland’ (Dutch Shares). The Gold rating applies to 6% of the funds that Morningstar issues worldwide for a comprehensive, qualitative analysis. To celebrate this, the trading is opened by Kempen.

According to Morningstar, the increase of a Silver rating to a Gold rating has several reasons: "Our highest confidence is based on our appreciation of the qualities of this team and the strong and proven process that is carried out very consistently. The administrators have clearly added value: in the long term, the fund performs consistently better than the category and relevant indices. In this strong track record, the fund rarely has had a weak year. "

Kempen has been a small-cap investment specialist for over 25 years and started the Kempen Orange Fund, the first small-cap fund of the asset manager, in 1991. In the meantime, the number of small-cap mutual funds has been expanded and five different small-cap funds are offered by Kempen.

For more information: www.kempen.nl

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21/09/2017 KPN Mooiste Contact Fonds Amsterdam expand

10-year anniversary KPN Mooiste Contact Fonds

This year marks the tenth year that KPN Mooiste Contact Fonds is fighting against loneliness in the Netherlands. For this reason, KPN (ticker symbol: KPN) hosts its annual congress against solitude, Thursday 21 September. This date is also the start of the National Week against Solitude (Week tegen Eenzaamheid). On this occasion they sound the gong at the Amsterdam exchange of Euronext.

Over a million Dutch people feel very lonely, and the influence of loneliness is great. When it lasts for a long time, loneliness can lead to health risks and low participation in society. With the Week Against Solitude, Coalitie Erbij asks for attention of this problem. Throughout the country, activities are organized where people with a small social network can connect with new people and strengthen existing contacts. KPN Mooiste Contact Fonds is core partner of Coalitie Erbij.

For more information: www.kpnmcf.com

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20/09/2017 Euronext TechShare 2017 – 2018 Amsterdam expand

TechShare 2017 – 2018 kicks off by sounding gong

The Dutch participants and partners of the third edition of the Euronext TechShare program 2017-2018 sound the gong to open trading. TechShare is an educational program that is specifically aimed at fast-growing and innovative tech companies, who want to know more about the process around an initial public offering. The program helps owners and directors of tech companies to better understand the function and dynamics of the financial markets. CEOs of the participating parties are better able to assess the possibilities of a listing and their opportunities in relation to their strategy and growth ambitions.

The official start of Techshare 2017-2018 is at the HEC in Paris, on 29 September. On behalf of Euronext, this international renowned business school in Paris provides a two-day campus for all participants. All companies and partners from both Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Portugal are present. Throughout the year, various workshops and interactive sessions take place, with all local partners and companies.

Dutch partners of the TechShare program are ABN AMRO, AFS Group, Baker & McKenzie, Brainport Development/Brainport Network, Citigate First Financial, Deloitte, Kempen & Co. and Rutgers & Posch. Each partner exposes a specific subject within the process of a possible listing during their workshop. In addition to the detailed information, Techshare provides all the participants with many valuable new contacts.

For more information: www.enternext.biz

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19/09/2017 Aandeelhouder Amsterdam expand

Sounding the gong for De Aandeelhouder

The trading day on Euronext’s Amsterdam exchange is opened by the team behind Deaandeelhouder.nl (DAH).

The website has been completely renewed and, together with columnists such of – among others –  ING and Benelux newswire ABM Financial News, investors are kept up-to-date on the Amsterdam exchange. De Aandeelhouder offers private investors a platform with investment information, providing the self-investor with support in making their own investment decisions.

For more information: www.abmfn.nl

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18/09/2017 Fondsevent Amsterdam expand

Sounding of the gong marks tenth edition of Fondsevent

By sounding the gong, attention will be paid to the Fondsevent, which will take place 25 September in Amsterdam. This year, the event has the theme "At the break of old and new" which looks to both history and future with inspiring speakers and top investors of nine asset managers. The event is the largest knowledge and networking event in the Netherlands for private banking, asset managers and investment advisors.

In this year’s plenary part of the event, attention will be paid to the increasing influence of psychology on customers and earning models. The issues includes how the advisor or asset manager can influence the behaviour of his client but also how they can customize their own behaviour for them to be better prepared for opportunities offered in a rapidly changing world.

Fondsevent is organized by Fondsnieuws - part of the FD Media Group - in collaboration with nine renowned fund houses: Allianz Global Investors, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, Deutsche Asset Management, Fidelity International, Henderson Global Investors, Kempen Capital Management, NN Investment Partners, Robeco, and Pictet Asset Management.

For more information: www.fondsevent.nl

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15/09/2017 ENGIE Sustainable Business Challenge Amsterdam expand

ENGIE sounds the gong for the Sustainable Business Challenge

ENGIE (ticker symbol: ENGI), listed on Euronext Brussels and Paris, sounds the gong for the Sustainable Business Challenge. They do this in partnership with a delegation from the municipality of Leiden and SustainableMotion.

For the fifth time, the Sustainable Business Challenge is organized by SustainableMotion; a project agency that believes in the transformation of young talent. Every year 100 young talents, with a realistic view, work on sustainability issues of companies that want to connect sustainability with their business. The program supports the talents in the out-of-the-box thinking and concretizing their innovative ideas. ENGIE is constantly looking for new sustainable solutions and new forms of cooperation, which is important for the energy transition. Therefore, the company, together with the municipality of Leiden, offers a challenging case: how do we make the Leiden station area 'the most sustainable entrance of the Netherlands'? ENGIE partakes in the Sustainable Business Challenge for the fourth time this year.

ENGIE stands out with regards to the energy transition of almost all its competitors. Because it is both a technical service provider and an energy supplier, the company can mean just a bit more for its customers. With smart technological solutions, the company looks at whether it can reduce the energy needs of its customers. Then it fills in the remaining energy requirement with renewable energy. ENGIE accelerates the transition with this two-step model.

For more information: www.sustainablebusinesschallenge.nl

14/09/2017 Pharmasimple Paris expand

Listing of Pharmasimple on Euronext Growth

Michael Willems, CEO and Founder of Pharmasimple , opens the trading day in Paris.

Pharmasimple specializes in the online sale of parapharmaceuticals. The company has 120,000 references (770 brands) of cosmetics and dermo-cosmetics, medical accessories and dietary supplements.The company has over 300,000 customers and nearly 120,000 orders per year.France accounts for 90% of net sales.

14/09/2017 Da Vinci Derivatives Amsterdam expand

Da Vinci Derivatives sounds gong for new membership

Recently, Da Vinci Derivatives received a membership to Euronext Amsterdam. The company, located at Beursplein 5, celebrates this by opening the trading day at the Amsterdam exchange.

Da Vinci Derivatives was founded by a group of traders, in 2015, as a company that manages for own account with equity contributions. Da Vinci identifies and handles financial derivatives with a short to medium-long maturity and with a strong focus on volatility. This means that multiple products are traded against each other based on correlations, but also that long/ short positions are undervalued or overvalued in various market segments.

By focusing on building a corporate culture, in which ethics and the will to stand out take center stage, Da Vinci wants to grow in a responsible way. In the last two years, the company has grown significantly and with its membership at the Amsterdam exchange, it will continue this growth.

For more information: www.davinciderivatives.com

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13/09/2017 Nationale-Nederlanden Amsterdam expand

Nationale-Nederlanden supports Dutch people in pursuit of their goals

International insurance and asset management company Nationale-Nederlanden, part of NN Group and listed on Euronext Amsterdam (ticker symbol NN), sounds the gong after starting their fall 2017 advertising campaign. This campaign features portraits of truly unique Dutch people.

For more than 150 years, Nationale-Nederlanden has been part of the Netherlands, and the people who live there. Truly unique individuals, yet who all have things in common. Nationale-Nederlanden wants to help the people of the Netherlands to reach their goals, both now and later. The ‘Your Later’ Service offers customers a complete overview and total control over their income later in life, so that they can continue to do the things that are important to them. And, with the Entrepreneurs Mortgage, entrepreneurs can apply for a mortgage and create their ideal homes, like everyone else. With personalized services like these, Nationale-Nederlanden helps every customer pursue their goals.

For more information: www.nn.nl

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12/09/2017 Dam tot Dam Weekend Amsterdam expand

Sounding of the gong marks start Dam tot Dam Weekend

Euronext listed ABN AMRO, Ahold Delhaize, and KLM, open trading together with ASICS and Le Champion, organizer of the Dam tot Dam Weekend, to mark the start of the ‘Dam tot Dam Weekend’ on 16 and 17 September. Frank van den Brink, Director Employee Experience at ABN AMRO, sounds the gong.

During the weekend 87,000 athletes will be in action in four different Dam tot Dam-events. Saturday 16 September, 16,000 hikers will join the ‘Dam tot Dam Wandeltocht’, later that day the ‘Damloop at night’ will take place having 15,000 participants running a track through Amsterdam. The following day, 6,000 cyclists arrive at Dam Square for the start of the ‘Dam tot Dam FietsClassic’. To finish the weekend, 50,000 runners start the ‘Dam tot Damloop’. In total 150,000 spectators are expected to join the events over the weekend. ABN AMRO, ASICS, Ahold Delhaize, and KLM are sponsoring the Dam tot Damloop, which is the largest running event in the Netherlands.

For more information: www.damloop.nl

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11/09/2017 Clarency Amsterdam expand

The Dutch Payments and Exchange Company expands to Singapore

The Nederlandse Betaal en Wisselmaatschappij (NBWM/Dutch Payment and Exchange Company) sounds the gong for the opening of their officein Singapore 11 September. Miel van Blitterswijk will be at the head of NBWMs Asian and Pacific activities.

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has officially approved the license for DPEC’s activities in Singapore. Miel van Blitterswijk: “Singapore is an important trade-hub between Asia and Western countries. Currently, Asian companies are being overcharged by their banks on their currency conversions. They get bad rates, high costs and an insufficient service. We will solve these problems for Asian companies who do business internationally from our Singapore office, just like we’re doing now in Amsterdam.”

NBWM will launch in Singapore under a new name. “Our current name is not the most suitable name for non-Dutch speakers, so we created a more international name: Clarency. It’s a compound of clarity and currency. This name perfectly represents what we do. The currency markets are open 24 hours per day. Having our office in Singapore, we’ll be operational in two timezones at the same time. This improves our service to both Asian and European clients.”

For more information: www.nbwm.nl

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08/09/2017 Villa Pinedo Amsterdam expand

DPA opens trading with Villa Pinedo

Every year, about 70,000 children from divorced parents in the Netherlands hear that their parents are getting divorced. Parents think they are putting the child first, but in practice this often appears to be more difficult than thought. By sounding the gong, Stichting Villa Pinedo and ambassador Mark Tuitert ask for the attention of this fact during the Day of Divorce. They do this in partnership with, among others, the CEO of listed DPA, Eric Winter.

On this day, Villa Pinedo and De Balie organize an afternoon program where children from divorced parents, policy staff, professionals and divorced parents are invited to have a dialogue with each other. Also, the premiere of the new 'Non-Task' TV commercial takes place.

For more information: www.villapinedo.nl

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07/09/2017 LiquidShare Paris expand

LiquidShare, the European blockchain fintech for SME post trade, celebrates its launch together with its 8 shareholders and partners.

LiquidShare, together with its shareholders BNP Paribas, CACEIS, Caisse des Dépôts, Euroclear, Euronext, S2iEM and Société Générale and with the support of Paris EUROPLACE, closes the trading day in Paris to celebrate the launch of this new European blockchain fintech dedicated to SME post trade. The core objective of this dynamic and innovative company is to improve SMEs' access to capital markets, enhancing the transparency and security of post-trading operations, using blockchain.

07/09/2017 Exchange Traded Funds Amsterdam expand

Sounding of the gong for Exchange Traded Funds

The prominent ETF providers in the Netherlands: Amundi, Deutsche Asset Management, SPDR ETFs, Think ETFs, UBS ETF and Vanguard celebrate the success of the Exchange Traded Funds in the Netherlands with the opening of the trading day at the Amsterdam exchange of Euronext.

In the first half of this year, there was once again a record net inflow in the Netherlands and Europe. The day will end with an client event in Amsterdam.

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06/09/2017 Euronext Tech Hub Amsterdam expand

Sounding of gong for Euronext’s expansion into new countries to support the growth of European tech SMEs

Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, sounds the gong after announcing the opening of new offices in five European cities outside its core markets – in Germany (Frankfurt, Munich), Italy (Milan), Spain (Madrid) and Switzerland (Zurich) – to assist Tech companies in developing their business on a greater scale through capital markets. The countries were selected for their growth opportunities in the Tech sector.

Euronext’s representatives in the new European countries will use their strong expertise and local networks to help entrepreneurs better explore their financing options, and assist with access to capital markets. They will be supported by a new European team of analytics and communication experts.

In the coming months, Euronext will extend the following Tech initiatives into the four new countries: TechShare, Morningstar® Equity research programme, and Tech 40 Label and Index. With more programmes following in 2018.

For more information: www.tech.euronext.com

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05/09/2017 ABN AMRO circular pavilion Amsterdam expand

ABN AMRO opens circular pavilion

ABN AMRO (ticker symbol: ABN) opens trading on the occasion of the opening of the circular pavilion; Circl. ABN AMRO has chosen to build Circl in a circular way to gain experience that it then shares with its customers.

Almost all used materials in Circl are demountable and have been used before. For example, ABN AMRO employees collected 16,000 old jeans, which were incorporated into the ceiling as insulation material. The meeting rooms are surrounded by window frames from old offices that have been demolished. The furniture previously used by ABN AMRO was used and restored. In the building, sustainable DC is used and 500 solar panels provide energy.

Circl fits perfectly in the sustainability ambitions announced recently by ABN AMRO, called Mission 2030. This makes the bank fully committed to the sustainability of its real estate portfolio and wants to bring it to average energy label A by 2030.

For more information: www.abnamro.nl

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04/09/2017 #Futurechair Amsterdam expand

Give the future a chair

With the opening of the trading day, Lizzy Butink (a.s.r. Real Estate Investment Management), Marianne Davidson (VolkerWessels Vastgoed), Pamela Logjes (Dutch Green Building Council), and Yvette Watson (PHI Factory), ask for attention to their new initiative: #Toekomststoel (#Futurechair).

The interview between three ‘Future Leaders’ of the Dutch Green Building Council and Jan Terlouw became the start of a special mission. A mission inspired by a passage from Terlouw’s book ‘Het Hebzuchtgas’.  They invite everyone to have an extra chair at each meeting, classroom, talk show, and even in Parliament. The chair can have a different meaning for everyone: it can offer a new perspective, a place of thought or something else.

For more information: www.asrvastgoedvermogensbeheer.nl

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01/09/2017 6th Amsterdam City Swim Amsterdam expand

Gong ceremony announces 6th edition of the Amsterdam City Swim

The sounding of the gong announces the sixth edition of the Amsterdam City Swim. By annually organizing a unique, impactful and social swimming event in the Amsterdam canals, the Foundation Amsterdam City Swim strives to raise as many funds for research into underexposed diseases. As long as there is no cure for ALS, the Amsterdam City Swim aims to raise money for the ALS Foundation in the Netherlands and draw attention to the disease ALS. Sunday September 3 the 6th edition of the Amsterdam City Swim takes place, and over 2500 adults and 300 kids will participate and swim in the Amsterdam canals to raise money for the ALS Foundation.  

Unilever (ticker symbol: UNIA) has been the main sponsor of Amsterdam City Swim with their Dove Men + Care brand since 2015. Unilever has chosen to support the event with Dove Men + Care because it stands for: CARE MAKES A MAN STRONGER. Not only does this mean to take care of your own body with the Dove Men + Care products, but also care for the people around you.

For more information: www.amsterdamcityswim.nl

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31/08/2017 BNR Nieuws Radio Amsterdam expand

BNR Nieuwsradio celebrates the launch of its renewed podcast app by sounding the gong. With this innovative app it is possible to listen to live radio, but also to listen to On Demand podcasts with news and knowledge. The written news articles have also experienced an overhaul. The podcasts include innovation, business, and economics. Because of these easy-to-use audio clips, the listener won’t have to miss a thing.

Sjors Fröhlich, editor-in-chief at BNR Nieuwsradio: "Radio will always last, the medium is far too beautiful. A podcast is perhaps the most intimate form of radio. That is why BNR is so fully committed to it."

For more information: www.bnr.nl

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30/08/2017 Child and Youth Finance International Amsterdam expand

Child and Youth Finance International sounds gong with Ye!

The Ye! Community, an international network of young entrepreneurs ages 16-30, sounds the gong on the occasion of their new Ye! Stream live feature. It allows community members to connect with other young entrepreneurs, connect with coaches, and connect with the information needed to grow their businesses. A newsfeed where entrepreneurs can discuss, ask for advice, source information, and collaborate with other entrepreneurs.

The Ye! community is an initiative of Stichting Child and Youth Finance International (CYFI), and has been endorsed by the G-20’s Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion. They support young entrepreneurs around the world by connecting them to each other, to mentors, resources, tools and guides. There are currently 15000 members on the website representing 121 countries.

CYFI is a global, multi-stakeholder network promoting economic citizenship for children and youth.  CYFI leads the world’s largest movement dedicated to enhancing the financial and entrepreneurial capabilities of children and youth. Launched in April 2012, the Child and Youth Finance Movement has already spread to 125 countries with partners and collaborators having reached more than 36 million children and youth.

For more information: www.yecommunity.com

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29/08/2017 HISWA Boat Show Amsterdam expand

HISWA in-water Boat Show opens trading

Paul Boomsma, CEO of HISWA in-water, and Michelle Jonker, open the trading day at Euronext by sounding the gong. They do this on the occasion of HISWA in-water Boat Show, which opens its doors for the 34th time this year.

In the Amsterdam Marina there are about 250 boats from 29 August to 3 September. The HISWA in-water Boat Show offers a wide and diverse overview of small and large boats, series built or custom-built, made of aluminum, steel or polyester. For people who want to orient themselves to a possible purchase, the HISWA in-water is the preferred place, as virtually all major Dutch and European brands are represented at the boat show. The offer consists of daysailers, cabin sailboats, sailing yachts, catamarans, motor yachts, boats, tenders, sports boats and RIBs. On the quays are suppliers with water sports items.

For more information: www.hiswatewater.nl

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28/08/2017 The Dutch Burns Foundation Amsterdam expand

The Dutch Burns Foundation sounds the gong to draw attention to young children and their increased risk of burn injury, especially during the summer months. Ambassador Kick (9), burned by an accident with hot tea, sounds the gong.

Young children are overrepresented in the burn centers in Groningen, Beverwijk and Rotterdam. Over a quarter of burn patients (25.8% in 2016) admitted in the three Dutch burn centers are under 5 years of age. Especially during the holiday season, there is an increased risk of burn injury, because the circumstances during a holiday are different compared to  the circumstances at home and the daily routine is missing. For example: the campsite tabletop with the hot cup of tea is a little lower and less stable than the dining table at home. A child only needs a split second to reach for the hot tea cup.

The consequences of burn injury for young children are severe. They have a much thinner skin and the burned body surface area is relatively large compared to a similar burn in adults. Children often need reconstructive  surgery for many years. The three burn centers and the Dutch Burns Foundation (both part of Brandwondenzorg Nederland) want to prevent these accidents and therefore call on parents of young children to be alert.

For more information: http://www.brandwondenstichting.nl/

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25/08/2017 NSI Amsterdam expand

NSI sounds gong for 25th anniversary

On 25 August 1992 Houthaven Plan B.V. was founded which was renamed Nieuwe Steen Investments in 1993 and listed in 1998. The honour of sounding the gong goes to Erna Smit, who has been with NSI from the very beginning.

In February, management announced a new strategy in which it will focus purely on investments in offices. Year to date, with over €355 million of deals and the sale of 60% of its retail portfolio, NSI is one of the most active real estate companies in The Netherlands.

NSI (ticker symbol: NSI) is a specialist commercial property investor and the only listed real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on The Netherlands. The NSI team aims to maximise returns for its shareholders through pro-active management of its investment portfolio and disciplined asset rotation. The portfolio was valued at €1.1 billion at the end of June 2017.

For more information: www.nsi.nl

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24/08/2017 NLgroeit sounds gong Amsterdam expand

NLgroeit sounds gong

Nlgroeit, a community for entrepreneurs with a company turnover between 1 and 100 million, recently made the 250th match between an entrepreneur  and an experienced mentor. On this occasion, nlgroeit and cruisereizen.nl together sound the gong at the Amsterdam Exchange.

Faizal Siddiqui, CEO of Cruisereizen.nl, joins the mentor program of nlgroeit: a joint effort between the Ministery of Economic Affairs, NLevator and the Chamber of Commerce. The initiative aims to increase the growth capacity of small and medium-sized enterprises in the Netherlands.   

Nlgroeit develops and supports initiatives where entrepreneurs can help each other in their peer-to-peer coaching process. The program brings entrepreneurs in contact with other entrepreneurs, mentors, coaches and trainers, who can help them to set their next growth leap. Nlgroeit wants to strengthen the strengths of existing initiatives: working together on a strong ecosystem for ambitious and growing entrepreneurs in the Netherlands.

For more information: www.nlgroeit.nl

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23/08/2017 Week of Regional Entrepreneurship - MKB Amsterdam Amsterdam expand

Week of Regional Entrepreneurship - MKB Amsterdam

From 14 August to 23 August, the gong ceremony at Beursplein 5 focuses on the activity and entrepreneurship in the various regions in the Netherlands. Euronext has invited the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Regional Development Companies to put their work in the spotlight during the Week of Regional Entrepreneurship.

SME Amsterdam opens the trading day. SME Amsterdam is an association that works for the benefit of local entrepreneurs in and around Amsterdam. They have a lot of contact with municipalities, provinces and other interested parties. In addition, they help local business collectors with lobbying. They focus on topics such as reducing local government pressure and local charges, fair procurement opportunities, accessibility of the region, safe and sustainable business climate and well-trained staff.

Bart Drenth, chairman of SME Amsterdam: "Amsterdam has a beautiful historic city center with a great national and international appeal. But Amsterdam is (much) more than the inner city alone. The city of Amsterdam has other areas that are of major importance in the coming decades. It is also becoming increasingly clear that places around Amsterdam belong to the urban fabric of the metropolis. The city of Amsterdam is not an island in the region and the province, but it is a part of it. We advocate an integral spatial-economic view of the entire metropolis. Our partners are regional entrepreneurs who would like to contribute to this. We are pleased to open the exchange together with them."

For more information:  www.mkb-amsterdam.nl

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22/08/2017 Week of Regional Entrepreneurship – Impuls Zeeland Amsterdam expand

Week of Regional Entrepreneurship – Impuls Zeeland

From 14 August to 23 August, the gong ceremony at Beursplein 5 focuses on the activity and entrepreneurship in the various regions in the Netherlands. Euronext has invited the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Regional Development Companies to put their work in the spotlight during the Week of Regional Entrepreneurship.

Economic Impulse Zeeland (Impuls), the regional development company of Zeeland, sounds the gong at Beursplein 5 and underlines the importance of regional development companies for the Dutch economy.

Impuls also celebrates its ten-year anniversary. The development company was founded 2 July 2007 with the aim of increasing the dynamics of the economy in Zeeland. The organization does this by connecting people, both inside and outside Zeeland, in an innovative and surprising way, leading to new economic impulses. They further develop Zeeland into an innovative and healthy province. For example, Invest in Zeeland, the promotion and acquisition branch of Impuls, has guided over 100 companies in the past ten years at their location or expansion in Zeeland, this created 2379 jobs.

René van Vlerken, Head Small & Mid Cap Listings at Euronext Amsterdam: ''The Regional development companies are extremely important for the growth of the Dutch economy and accelerating innovation.'' Entrepreneurship and the exchange go hand in hand, for over 400 years. Euronext plays an important role in the financing of the real economy. "With initiatives like Euronext Growth and our exclusive TechShare program, we support medium and small businesses in their growth, we provide access to finance, help in promoting the organization, and  increase its visibility."

For more information: www.impulszeeland.nl

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21/08/2017 Week of Regional Entrepreneurship - Innovation Quarter Amsterdam expand

Week of Regional Entrepreneurship -  Innovation Quarter

From 14 August to 23 August, the gong ceremony at Beursplein 5 focuses on the activity and entrepreneurship in the various regions in the Netherlands. Euronext has invited the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Regional Development Companies to put their work in the spotlight during the Week of Regional Entrepreneurship.

Han Weber, regional minister for Energy in the Province of Zuid-Holland, opens the Amsterdam exchange today for entrepreneurs seeking investment capital for the marketing of their energy-innovations. On 1 September, a new investment fund will be launched, specifically for these entrepreneurs: ENERGIIQ, the energy-innovation fund of the Province of Zuid-Holland. ENERGIIQ will be executed by InnovationQuarter.

InnovationQuarter, the regional development agency for Zuid-Holland, is the fund manager of ENERGIIQ. With IQCapital and UNIIQ, InnovationQuarter in the past few years has built an extensive track record as investor in innovative and fast-growing companies. With ENERGIIQ InnovationQuarter hopes to finance even more sustainable entrepreneurs who can make a specific contribution to energy transition.  

René van Vlerken, Head Small & Mid Cap Listings at Euronext Amsterdam: ''The Regional development companies are extremely important for the growth of the Dutch economy and accelerating innovation.'' Entrepreneurship and the exchange go hand in hand, for over 400 years. Euronext plays an important role in the financing of the real economy. "With initiatives like Euronext Growth and our exclusive TechShare program, we support medium and small businesses in their growth, we provide access to finance, help in promoting the organization, and  increase its visibility."

For more information: www.innovationquarter.nl

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18/08/2017 Week of Regional Entrepreneurship - - UvA-AMC-HvA Ventures Amsterdam expand

Week of Regional Entrepreneurship - -  UvA-AMC-HvA Ventures

From 14 August to 23 August, the gong ceremony at Beursplein 5 focuses on the activity and entrepreneurship in the various regions in the Netherlands. Euronext has invited the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Regional Development Companies, and regional entrepreneurs, to put their work in the spotlight during the Week of Regional Entrepreneurship.

UvA, AMC and HvA Holding BV are fully owned subsidiaries of the University of Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center and the University of Applied Sciences of Amsterdam respectively. The three holdings manage companies set up to valorise and commercialize the intellectual property generated by the universities.

“New ventures”, a subdivision within the holdings, primarily focuses on commercializing groundbreaking innovations from the three knowledge institutions, assisting scientists and entrepreneurs with company creation, investments, scaling up and exits. As of 2017, the three holdings collectively manage approximately 35 active portfolio companies. In addition to growing technology centric companies, the holdings also stimulate entrepreneurship amongst students and researchers by sponsoring many educational programs and events in Amsterdam. In this respect, the holdings actively contribute to and participate in initiatives that further develop the thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Amsterdam region.

René van Vlerken, Head Small & Mid Cap Listings at Euronext Amsterdam: ''The Regional development companies are extremely important for the growth of the Dutch economy and accelerating innovation.'' Entrepreneurship and the exchange go hand in hand, for over 400 years. Euronext plays an important role in the financing of the real economy. "With initiatives like Euronext Growth and our exclusive TechShare program, we support medium and small businesses in their growth, we provide access to finance, help in promoting the organization, and  increase its visibility."

For more information: www.uvaholding.nl

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17/08/2017 Week of Regional Entrepreneurship - LIOF Amsterdam expand

Week of Regional Entrepreneurship - LIOF

From 14 August to 23 August, the gong ceremony at Beursplein 5 focuses on the activity and entrepreneurship in the various regions in the Netherlands. Euronext has invited the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Regional Development Companies to put their work in the spotlight during the Week of Regional Entrepreneurship.

LIOF visits the Amsterdam exchange to open trading during  the Week of Regional Entrepreneurship by sounding the gong. They attended the gong ceremony with Limburg-based companies: Ronmas, Robomotive, Vectioneer, Mine Kafon, Accerion, and GDO. LIOF helps SMEs in Limburg to grow and supports them every step of the way. By supporting SMEs we stimulate growth in the entire region. If the region grows, so does everyone in it. For LIOF growth is not just about sales and profits but also about greater competitiveness - to offer advantages and generate social returns. LIOF’s work in the region is made tangible by creating jobs in Limburg, providing relevant products and services in and for Limburg, and enhancing the reputation of the region as it ascends the rankings for innovation and job opportunities.

René van Vlerken, Head Small & Mid Cap Listings at Euronext Amsterdam: ''The Regional development companies are extremely important for the growth of the Dutch economy and accelerating innovation.'' Entrepreneurship and the exchange go hand in hand, for over 400 years. Euronext plays an important role in the financing of the real economy. "With initiatives like Euronext Growth and our exclusive TechShare program, we support medium and small businesses in their growth, we provide access to finance, help in promoting the organization, and  increase its visibility."

For more information: www.liof.nl

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16/08/2017 Ministry of Economic Affairs Amsterdam expand

Week of Regional Entrepreneurship - Ministry of Economic Affairs 

From 14 August to 22 August, the gong ceremony at Beursplein 5 focuses on the activity and entrepreneurship in the various regions in the Netherlands. Euronext has invited the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Regional Development Companies to put their work in the spotlight during the Week of Regional Entrepreneurship.

The Ministry of Economic Affairs, along with regional governments (mostly provinces), is a shareholder of five RDCs (NOM, Oost NV, LIOF, BOM and IQ). The RDCs connect national innovation and top sector policy to regional economic policy, and in doing so are important for the services to innovative SMEs. Through their venture capital companies RDCs support and finance innovations of SMEs and contribute to the economic growth and employment of the region. Pieter Waasdorp, director of entrepreneurship, sounds the gong in the presence of colleagues, all of whom are concerned with the RDCs.

Pieter Waasdorp: "The Ministry of Economic Affairs supports and encourages entrepreneurship in the Netherlands in different ways. For example, by improving access to finance for SMEs, by providing information and by issuing guarantees such as the BMKB and the GO to companies. In addition, we encourage the start-up and growth of companies and help companies to new forms of funding. We do this together with partners like the Regional Development Companies, but also with Startup Delta and the Chamber of Commerce. "

René van Vlerken, Head Small & Mid Cap Listings at Euronext Amsterdam: ''The Regional development companies are extremely important for the growth of the Dutch economy and accelerating innovation.'' Entrepreneurship and the exchange go hand in hand, for over 400 years. Euronext plays an important role in the financing of the real economy. "With initiatives like Euronext Growth and our exclusive TechShare program, we support medium and small businesses in their growth, we provide access to finance, help in promoting the organization, and  increase its visibility."

For more information:  www.rijksoverheid.nl

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15/08/2017 Week of Regional Entrepreneurship - NOM Amsterdam expand

Week of Regional Entrepreneurship - NOM

From 14 August to 23 August, the gong ceremony at Beursplein 5 focuses on the activity and entrepreneurship in the various regions in the Netherlands. Euronext has invited the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Regional Development Companies to put their work in the spotlight during the Week of Regional Entrepreneurship.

The Investment and Development Agency for the Northern Netherlands (NV NOM) opens trading at the Amsterdam exchange. Deputy Managing Director Geert Buiter sounds the gong. The NOM aims to contribute substantially to economic growth in the Northern Netherlands by supporting enterprises in the development leaps they encounter along the way to success. Geert Buiter: “We aim to support companies in the Northern Netherlands in growth, whether they be a start-up with an innovative idea or an established company in a growth and takeover situation. We are proud of each and every company we collaborate with. Led by passionate entrepreneurs who inspire the whole team, these companies work hard to achieve success. One of these companies is M4FOUR, manufacturer of customized vinyl floors. We are pleased to open the Exchange with them today.”

René van Vlerken, Head Small & Mid Cap Listings at Euronext Amsterdam: ''The Regional development companies are extremely important for the growth of the Dutch economy and accelerating innovation.'' Entrepreneurship and the exchange go hand in hand, for over 400 years. Euronext plays an important role in the financing of the real economy. "With initiatives like Euronext Growth and our exclusive TechShare program, we support medium and small businesses in their growth, we provide access to finance, help in promoting the organization, and  increase its visibility."

For more information: www.nom.nl

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14/08/2017 Week of Regional Entrepreneurship - Oost NL Amsterdam expand

Week of Regional Entrepreneurship -  Oost NL

From 14 August to 23 August, the gong ceremony at Beursplein 5 focuses on the activity and entrepreneurship in the various regions in the Netherlands. Euronext has invited the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Regional Development Companies to put their work in the spotlight during the Week of Regional Entrepreneurship.

Development Agency East Netherlands (Oost NL) opens the trading day at the Amsterdam exchange of Euronext by sounding the gong to bring attention to the innovative business stars in which they have invested. Innovation is important for companies, as well as regional and national economic development, and Oost NL takes this opportunity to bring attention to the innovative companies it has boosted over the years. Some of these companies have been invited to attend the ceremony: Xenikos, MIMETAS, Hygear, Solease, Axign, and NIZO.

Many innovative start-up companies fail to make the leap from their product development phase to a growing enterprise that registers consistent performance and growth. In order to help bridge this transition, at Development Agency East Netherlands they leverage investments made using funding from the Dutch government, as well as the provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel to help business owners to grow faster through innovation, investing and internationalization. Together with the business owners, Oost NL searches for the right type of funding for each situation. The goal is to help businesses to responsibly transition from start-up to growth phases and eventually to stimulate the local economy through new jobs. This is how they strengthen the regional economies. They do this at the behest of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and the provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel.

René van Vlerken, Head Small & Mid Cap Listings at Euronext Amsterdam: ''The Regional development companies are extremely important for the growth of the Dutch economy and accelerating innovation.'' Entrepreneurship and the exchange go hand in hand, for over 400 years. Euronext plays an important role in the financing of the real economy. "With initiatives like Euronext Growth and our exclusive TechShare program, we support medium and small businesses in their growth, we provide access to finance, help in promoting the organization, and  increase its visibility."

For more information: www.oostnl.nl  

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11/08/2017 Grachtenfestival Amsterdam expand

Grachtenfestival celebrates 20th edition

Saxophonist Stefan de Wijs of the Keuris Quartet opens the Amsterdam exchange on the occasion of the Grachtenfestival. The Keuris Quartet will perform ‘Nieuwe noten voor Keuris Quartet’ during the Grachtenfestival at the StadSalon. Three new works have been composed for the occasion. The composers will attend the concert to listen to the world premiere of their own compositions.

This year the Grachtenfestival will present very talented young musicians on wonderful venues. Performing musicians will leave trodden paths and unlock new worlds for the audience. Thrilling sound on ruddy locations, intimate concerts on historical premises. Each performance is outstanding and a pride to the Grachtenfestival.

The Grachtenfestival is celebrating its 20th birthday and does so ‘In Style’, which is the festival theme this year. From 11 – 20 August the capital city is fizzing with classical music, jazz and world music, performed by a topnotch variety of international and young musicians. The entire program consists of over 250 concerts on more than 90 venues.

For more information: www.grachtenfestival.com

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10/08/2017 Actiam Amsterdam expand

Actiam announces receiving top scores in global responsible investment survey

Fund and asset manager ACTIAM published the results of the annual responsible investment survey conducted by Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). ACTIAM received the highest score in 11 out of 14 modules. Compared to 2016, ACTIAM improved its score in seven modules. On this occasion they sound the gong at the Amsterdam exchange.

PRI conducts an annual responsible investment survey among its members. Respondents receive a score ranging from E to A+ for each module. ACTIAM obtained the highest possible score for its active ownership approach. In the area of inclusive finance (e.g. microfinance and SME financing in emerging markets) ACTIAM managed to improve its score from A to A+. This means that ACTIAM is in the top 10% of the market.

ACTIAM is a leading responsible asset and fund manager for more than one million people in the Netherlands, with €54.6 billion in assets under management (as at December 2016). ACTIAM offers a comprehensive range of investment funds and investment solutions that extends from index investing all the way to impact investing. They impose strict criteria on their investments and follow a strict, scrupulous selection process without making concessions in the area of financial returns.

For more information: www.actiam.nl

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10/08/2017 Jensen-Group Brussels expand

20 years Jensen-Group on Euronext

Euronext is very proud to welcome Jensen-Group for a bell ceremony in honour of their 20th listing anniversary because this family business has a remarkable track record on the Brussels Stock Exchange.

09/08/2017 Ebury Amsterdam expand

Fintech company Ebury opens its doors at the Zuidas

Financial service provider Ebury has seen such a rapid growth in the Benelux that they are opening a new office at the Zuidas in Amsterdam. On that occasion, Ebury opens the trading day at the Amsterdam exchange.

The company started with five employees in Amsterdam, four years ago. Currently the company has seventy employees and Ebury helps over five thousand relations with international payments and risk management. With this growth in mind, a new office was opened in the capital city, at the Zuidas.

Ebury is a specialist in currency transactions and trade finance. The financial service provider offers access to more than 150 currencies, market expertise, and the company provides working capital to support fast growing companies.

For more information: www.ebury.com

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08/08/2017 ASN Amsterdam expand

Sounding of the gong for ASN Ideaalsparen and ASN Depositosparen

ASN Bank visits the Amsterdam exchange of Euronext and opens trading by sounding the gong. They do so on the occasion of them recently obtaining – once again – five stars for the terms of their ASN Bank savings account.

ASN Ideaalsparen scored the maximum score in the June 2017 MoneyView survey for the second time in a row. ASN Depositosparen received the highest rating for the fifth year in a row. According to MoneyView, ASN Bank’s savings accounts offer more opportunities than comparable accounts from other banks.

For more information: www.asnbank.nl

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07/08/2017 BinckBank Amsterdam expand

BinckBank celebrates start of first BinckBank Tour-race

Former professional-cyclist Maarten Tjallingii opens the trading day at the Amsterdam Exchange for BinckBank (ticker symbol: BINCK) to celebrate the start of the first BinckBank Tour, the biggest professional cycling event in Belgium and The Netherlands with stars like Giro d’Italia-winner Tom Dumoulin and World Champion Peter Sagan participating.

BinckBank will be the name-sponsor of the race for the next five years. The bank wants to increase its brand awareness. Also investors are known to be fans of cycling and followers of cycling events.

BinckBank is the biggest independent Dutch online bank for small investors and offers a range of financial products to retail customers in five European countries. BinckBank is listed on Euronext Amsterdam since 2005.

For more information: www.binck.nl/bincktour

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04/08/2017 SneekWeek Amsterdam expand

Lipton Ice Tea launches SneekWeek with stroke on the gong

The sounding of the gong at the Amsterdam exchange launches the Sneekweek. The biggest sailing event on inland waterways of Europe is held for the 82nd time from 5 to 10 August.

More than 1,800 participants in 35 different sailing classes compete for a spot on the highest podium. The organization of the event is in the hands of the Royal Watersport Sneek. The sailing competitions take place every day at the Sneekermeer, where more than 150 volunteers from the Royal Watersportvereniging will be working all week. From early morning until late at night, they ensure that the regatta runs smoothly. The KWS is thereby financially supported by a number of large nationally operating companies. The event is sponsored bij Lipton Ice Tea, part of Euronext listed Unilever (ticker symbol: UNIA).

For more information: www.sneekweek.nl

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03/08/2017 Summer Competition Amsterdam expand

Sounding of gong for Zomercompetitie

The Zomercompetitie (Summer Competition) is a football and hockey tournament for companies in the Amsterdam area. The competition is being held for the 11th time this summer. Soccer coordinator Amsterdam, Remco Kamlag, sounds the gong and marks the final week of the Zomercompetitie 2017

Between 30 May and 11 August 25 over 100 companies participate in the tournament. Teams compete during the course of 20 playing days, in the hopes of achieving the 2014 football and hockey title. The league has a unique character; both football and hockey takes place at one location, and is played in a format of six against six. In addition to the sport aspect, the Summer Competition provides a networking platform where both participating companies and sponsors can meet young professionals. Ten percent of the profit will go to charity, the Hockey Dreams Foundation.

For more information: www.zomercompetitie.com

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02/08/2017 Rabobank's innovation program introduces Tellow Amsterdam expand

Bye bye bookkeeping, hello Tellow

Tellow celebrates the launch of her bookkeeping solution for freelancers. Tellow was recently introduced, after a year of rigorous user testing and developing. The overwhelming number of applications confirmed the need for a good solution. To no surprise because bookkeeping is in fact not the most popular part of doing business, it takes time, money and often causes stress.

Tellow is bookkeeping on the go. Freelancers get real-time insight into their financials through a direct link with the current account. Tellow automates manual processes, such as scanning and booking of receipts. By offering a cloud solution for web and mobile, Tellow meets the fundamental needs of this user group.

Tellow is a Moonshot from Rabobank's innovation program. With so-called Moonshots, employees get the opportunity to develop innovative ideas and prepare them for market launch. Tellow is now available throughout the Netherlands.

For more information: www.tellow.nl

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01/08/2017 LYNX Rendement Fonds Amsterdam expand

Sounding of the gong for LYNX Rendement Fonds

LYNX is known for its brokerage services for retail investors. Several months ago, LYNX introduced an investment fund; The LYNX Rendement Fonds. To officially celebrate the launch of this new product, Tycho Schaaf, Portfolio Manager of the LYNX Rendement Fonds, will open the trading day at the Amsterdam exchange.

What makes the LYNX Rendement Fonds unique? The LYNX Rendement Fonds aims to achieve an annual positive return, regardless of whether the market goes up or down. The fund has a large number of automated trading systems at its disposal. In times of falling stock markets and relatively high volatility, the fund is able to sustain its positive performance.The investment fund of LYNX serves as a good supplement for any investment portfolio.

For more information: www.lynx.nl

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31/07/2017 Pluk de Nacht open-air film festival Amsterdam expand

Sounding of the gong ahead of open-air film festival Pluk de Nacht

The open-air film festival Pluk de Nacht (Seize the Night) has its opening night at the Stenen Hoofd Amsterdam on 16 August. The team behind Pluk de Nacht opens the trading day.

The festival will be open daily from 3 pm with a programme of art, food and drinks. In the evening, visitors can relax in a beach chair and enjoy (inter) national feature films, documentaries and animations that have not been shown in the Netherlands before. On Sunday afternoon 20 August, the festival welcomes its youngest fans at Pluk Mini, with activities and films for children aged 2-12 years.

Pluk de Nacht Amsterdam runs from 16 to 26 August. Directly after, Pluk de Nacht travels to Utrecht (31 August to 3 September).

For more information: www.plukdenacht.nl

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28/07/2017 Pride Amsterdam 2017 Amsterdam expand

Pride Amsterdam 2017

Amsterdam Gay Pride Foundation opens trading together with its ambassadors and a delegation of Rabobank. The sounding of the gong marks the start of Pride Amsterdam 2017. Pride Amsterdam 2017 is held from 29 July until 6 August. This year’s theme is: ‘This Is My Pride’.

In order to better serve the LHBTI audiences, to enhance them, be inclusive to everyone and to better promote the festival’s message, the Amsterdam Gay Pride Foundation will issue a record amount of € 125,000, - for purely and only substantive program components. Many people know the Pride Amsterdam festival mainly for the world-famous boat parade, but it is also a nine-day festival with an important message.

Pride is a grand party and at the same time an impressive plea for the emancipation of LHBTIs. The Amsterdam Gay Pride Foundation wants to constantly pay attention to human rights in general and the acceptance and equality of LHBTIs in particular, anywhere in the world. Pride Amsterdam offers a range of events in the area of debate, art, theater, film, dance, party and sport with its partners.

For more information: www.pride.amsterdam

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27/07/2017 AFM and DSI cooperation Amsterdam expand

AFM and DSI sign cooperation covenant

The Dutch financial markets authority AFM and the DSI foundation sound the gong after singing cooperation covenant. Jorine Berends from DSI sounds the gong and opens the trading day.

The Dutch financial markets authority AFM and the DSI foundation are to cooperate in the area of appropriate qualifications for investment professionals as necessitated by the ESMA guidelines. DSI will ensure that the relevant investment professionals who are certified by DSI as of 2018 will meet the criteria stipulated by the European Securities & Markets Authority. To this end, DSI and AFM signed a covenant of cooperation in which AFM endorses DSI’s certification programme.  

For more information: www.dsi.nl

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26/07/2017 Groupe RATP Green Bond Paris expand

Alain Le Duc, CFO of Groupe RATP, and Marie-Claude Dupuis,  Director of Strategy Innovation & Development, celebrate the launch of their first Green Bond.

The RATP Group is the world's fifth largest public transport company, operating all types of collective mobility: bus, metro, trains and trams. Every day, the RATP Group manages more than 16 million trips around the world.
Low-carbon and sustainable transport has a key role to play in facilitating a modal transportation shift, enabling the transition to a low carbon economy, to support future climate change mitigation efforts and to build the sustainable city.
That's why RATP has set the objectives to reduce its greenhouse gases emissions (GHG) by 50% between 2015 and 2025 and to reduce energy consumption by 20% at the same period.
The €500 million RATP Green Bond issuance, dedicated to low-carbon and sustainable transport, is an opportunity to emphasize the group’s strategy in terms of sustainability and climate change, and to diversify the RATP investor base, thanks to a reinforced dialogue with Socially Responsible Investors.

26/07/2017 Knab Amsterdam expand

Knab named most profitable payment account for self-employed

Knab's business payment account has been named the most inexpensive account in 2017 for self-employed by MoneyView. It is for the fourth consecutive year that Knab is the only bank to hold the maximum five-star rating for the "Price" item in business payment accounts segment . On this occasion, they visit the Amsterdam exchange. Robbert Bakker, CEO of Knab, opens the trading day by sounding the gong.

The survey of corporate payment accounts by the independent benchmark institute MoneyView has been focused on the self-employed this year. The high score of Knab is explained by MoneyView: "Knab is well aware of package costs, credit card costs, and subscription fees for internet banking. In addition, Knab has a credit interest rate and there is an extensive free interest rate. Knab has been stable for five consecutive years in terms of its pricing. "

Knab, the online platform for financial overview, was founded in 2012 and has more than 130,000 customers and about 200 employees. Knab wants people to get a grip on their finances and have insight into their financial future.

For more information: www.knab.nl   

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25/07/2017 Company Webcast Amsterdam expand

Company Webcast visits Beursplein 5

Euronext recently launched its new Euronext Corporate Services offer. Company Webcast’s webcast solutions are a key part of this offering. With the sounding of the gong by Managing Director Olaf Lawerman, Company Webcast highlights its unique Investor Relations webcast services for listed companies across Europe.

Research shows that webcasting financial results delivers a better performance in the stock market. It also increases your visibility and boosts engagement among the investor community. This makes webcasting a must-have for efficient financial communication and better market performance.

The recently released, cutting-edge Next Generation Webcast Platform offers listed companies higher visibility and greater engagement with shareholders, analysts, investors, and other stakeholders. In addition Company Webcast can measure and report back the impact of every Investor Relations webcast you make with them, making the new Investor Relations webcast services truly the best in the market.

Company Webcast is a European market leader in professional webcasts and webinars for Investor Relations. The company produces over 10,000 successful live events each year.

For more information: www.companywebcast.com

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24/07/2017 Rabobank Foundation Amsterdam expand

Rabobank Foundation celebrates winning Jacques Diouf Award

Rabobank Foundation celebrates winning the FAO’s international Jacques Diouf Award 2016-2017 with the sounding of the gong. Rabobank Foundation was presented with the award for its efforts to support and economically strengthen small farming communities in developing countries.

The award recognises Rabobank Foundation’s many years of dedication to improving the lives and food security of small farmers in developing countries. Global food security is a strategic Banking for Food theme for our organisation. The world population is growing rapidly and the agricultural sector is faces with a huge challenge to continue to meet the increasing demand for food.

Rabobank Foundation focuses in developing countries on small farmers who have little or no access to financing and the market. Rabobank Foundation invests in the financial self-sufficiency of cooperatives and helps them on their way to autonomy and independence. It does this by, for example, providing financing and sharing the wealth of cooperative, banking and agricultural knowledge the Rabobank organisation has developed over more than a century. Receiving the award is an acknowledgement that Rabobank’s Banking for Food strategy is of great value and it’s an encouragement to keep doing what they do.

For more information: www.rabobankfoundation.com

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