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22/06/2018 ABN AMRO and Opportunity Network Amsterdam expand

ABN AMRO and Opportunity Network open trading day for strategic partnership

ABN AMRO (ticker symbol: ABN) opens the trading day to celebrate the strategic partnership with Opportunity Network. Brian Pallas, CEO Opportunity Network, sounds the gong on the Amsterdam exchange of Euronext.

Opportunity Network gives CEOs and their teams real-time access to domestic and international opportunities at all stages of the business cycle, such as growth, expansion or sale. Clients visiting the platform can post their opportunities and are given the chance to close deals with connections made on the platform. ABN AMRO is the first player in the Netherlands to provide access to this exclusive network of by now over 14,000 CEOs.

Brian Pallas, Opportunity Network's CEO, says: "We work closely with banks that put their clients' success centre stage, and ABN AMRO perfectly matches this profile. This partnership enables thousands of companies to get in touch with each other."

Daphne de Kluis, CEO of Commercial Banking, comments: "By teaming up with Opportunity Network, we're able to offer extra service and support to help entrepreneurs achieve their ambitions. This also facilitates the dialogue between clients and bank about future business plans."

For more information: www.abnamro.com

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21/06/2018 Stofwisseltour 2018 Amsterdam expand

Gong for start Stofwisseltour 2018

The trading day will be opened by Stofwisselkracht Foundation, Team Axel and Team Euronext to draw attention to the Stofwisseltour 2018. The gong will be sounded by Prof. Dr. Henk Blom, chairman of the medical board of Stofwisselkracht Foundation.

Team Axel visited the Amsterdam exchange in 2015 and Axel's presence made a big impression on Euronext employees. That is why, this year, they will again cycle in the Stofwisseltour under the name 'Euronext for Team Axel'. The Stofwisseltour takes place from 22 to 24 June in the form of a relay along Dutch academic hospitals. During the Stofwisseltour more than 230 participants collect as much money as possible for research, with the aim of a future without metabolic diseases.

Stofwisselkracht Foundation raises funds for research into metabolic diseases through sporting events and various activities. Stofwisselkracht Foundation, organizer of the Stofwisseltour, hopes for a successful tour and a good turnout to be able to honor all incoming subsidy applications for research.

For more information: www.stofwisseltour.nl

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20/06/2018 World Refugee Day Amsterdam expand

Gong for World Refugee Day

On World Refugee Day, Stichting Vluchteling (Refugee foundation) opens the Euronext Amsterdam exchange with a sounding of the gong.

Stichting Vluchteling is an emergency aid organization that provides assistance to refugees and displaced persons around the world. In case of acute emergency they offer life-saving emergency aid, such as shelter, medical care, food and clean drinking water. But people can also count on the foundation for long-term humanitarian crises, for example for education and psychosocial support for the treatment of traumatic experiences.

In 2001 the United Nations proclaimed June 20 the World Refugee Day. Worldwide there is then attention for the fate of refugees.

For more information: www.vluchteling.nl

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19/06/2018 ING International Conference of Control Officers Amsterdam expand

ING sounds the gong

ING (ticker symbol: INGA) sounds the gong on the Amsterdam exchange. Together with the opening of the trading day, the gong also marks the opening of the ING International Conference of Control Officers.

For two days, managers and specialists in the field of Internal Control gather from all over the world, from New York to Singapore, from Sydney to Katowice, but also from Amsterdam. This is the third international conference with this subject. ING employees meet annually to share experiences, discuss new developments and strengthen the global network.

The gong is sounded by one of the Control Officers who are working worldwide on a daily basis to ensure that ING has reliable processes and is worthy of customer trust. In doing so, they contribute to ING's goal to empower people to stay a step ahead in life and business.

For more information:  www.ing.com

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18/06/2018 IPO Cogelec Paris expand

Cogelec lists on Euronext Paris

Roger Leclerc, President and Founder of Cogelec opens the trading day in Paris 

Cogelec is specialized in the production and marketing of interphones and control systems for collective housing (social or private). The company offers, under the Hexact and Intratone brands, interphones that enable the visitor to be heard and, sometimes, seen on a phone or any other electronic devices. It also insures secure access control solutions (electronic locks and badges) to allow entry to residents and service providers such as post office, and to prevent unauthorized people from entering foyers of buildings.

18/06/2018 RTL Z The Entrepreneur Show Amsterdam expand

RTL Z sounds gong for "Ondernemersshow"

On July 3rd, RTL Z’s De Ondernemersshow (The Entrepreneur Show) takes place in Amsterdam. The event is being organised with AFAS Software en Buro van Oranje.  Comedian Guido Weijers and various experts and top entrepreneurs give their vision on successful entrepreneurship during this event.

More profit, happy customers, more creativity and innovation, more peace? The Ondernemersshow brings together various speakers and entrepreneurs on one platform to answer those questions. Along with comedian Guido Weijers, customer expert Jos Burgers, brain expert Margriet Sitskoorn, PR entrepreneur José Woldring, BALR founder Juul Manders, DJ Julian Jordan and CEO of AFAS Software Bas van der Veldt.

For more information: www.rtlz.nl

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15/06/2018 argenx joins the BEL 20 Brussels expand

argenx joins the BEL 20

Euronext wad delighted to welcome argenx to celebrate their inclusion in the BEL 20 Index. CEO Tim Van Hauwermeiren, CSO Hans de Haard and CDO Torsten Dreier rang the bell to close the financial markets.

To find out more about argenx : www.argenx.com

15/06/2018 30th anniversary CAC 40® index Paris expand

The CAC 40® index celebrates its 30th anniversary

Euronext Paris rings the bell to mark its 30th anniversary.

The CAC 40®, the flagship index of Euronext Paris, has been serving listed companies, investors and product issuers alike for 30 years. The CAC 40® is Euronext’s most traded index today, and is a reference benchmark for millions of institutional and retail investors. This national index has a diversified sectorial coverage, close to 6,000 associated products (ETF, warrants, certificates, derivatives), and attracts 2,203 French and international institutional investors from 66 countries. The CAC 40® is also a strong visibility and growth tool for French listed companies.

15/06/2018 King Willem 1 Award Amsterdam expand

Gong for the "Koning Willem 1 Award"

The winners of the Koning Willem 1 Award open the Amsterdam exchange. AFAS Software and Bouwgroep Dijkstra Draisma B.V. recently received this prestigious award.

On May 28, 2018, the prizes were awarded during the official ceremony by state secretary Mona Keijzer and chairman of the Koning Willem I Foundation Klaas Knot. Since 1958 the foundation has awarded the Koning Willem I Award every two years.

AFAS Software (large) supports companies and organizations from all branches in the automation process through a complete and modern (online) business software. They also help consumers get their personal money matters in order.

Bouwgroep Dijkstra Draisma B.V. (SME)  is a Frisian contracting company that exhibits more than 110 years of building experience. From two locations - Bolsward and Dokkum - the company mainly focuses on projects in the three northern provinces (including the Wadden Islands), North Holland and the Noordoostpolder.

For more information: www.kw1prijs.nl 

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14/06/2018 OLA Ice Cream Amsterdam expand

Sounding of the gong for new OLA product

The gong is sounded by Robin Misdorp, Brand Builder OLA Ice Cream. Thereby OLA, part of Unilever (ticker symbol: UNA), celebrates the launch of the new Lipton Ice Tea Green water ice cream.

The OLA-brand is part of Unilever's ‘Heartbrand family’ of ice creams. The heart-logo was created in 1997 and is sold in more than 50 countries around the world under many different local names, including Wall’s, Algida and Langnese.  OLA is well known from the popular ice cream brands Magnum, Cornetto, Calippo, Festini and the Rocket.

For more information: www.unilever.com

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13/06/2018 ABN AMRO guided Investment campaign Amsterdam expand

ABN AMRO celebrates start of "Welcome to Guided Investment" campaign 

ABN AMRO opens the trading day at the Amsterdam Stock Exchange to celebrate the start of their ‘Welkom bij Begeleid Beleggen'(Welcome to Guided Investment) campaign.

Last year ABN AMRO renewed the investment in profile funds, from advice product to execution only. ABN AMRO will now bring this renewed guided investment product to the attention of a larger audience. Simultaneously with the start of the campaign, a survey of investmentmatch.nl revealed that guided investment provided the highest returns on average over the past 3, 5 and 7 years.

The Guided Investment campaign is primarily an online campaign. The campaign uses advertisements on websites, social media, the bank's own website, e-mail and bank mail. You can also come across commercials on the radio.

With guided investments, customers in internet banking can indicate which target amount they want to achieve, how much and how long they want to invest.

For more information: www.abnamro.com

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12/06/2018 IPO Kalray Paris expand

Kalray lists on Euronext Growth

Eric Baissus, Chairman of Kalray closed the European trading day in Paris

Kalray is the pioneer of processors for new intelligent systems. As a real technological breakthrough, “intelligent” processors have the capability to analyze on the fly, and in an intelligent manner, a very large amount of information, make decisions and interact in real time with the outside world. These intelligent processors are to be extensively deployed in fast-growing sectors such as new-generation networks (intelligent data centers) and autonomous vehicles, as well as healthcare, drones and robots. 

12/06/2018 Wereldhave Amsterdam expand

Wereldhave sounds the gong for new CFO

Dennis de Vreede has been appointed as CFO of Wereldhave recently. On this occasion he sounds the gong in the presence of Wereldhave’s local financial teams.

Wereldhave (ticker symbol: WHA) invests in dominant convenience shopping centres in larger provincial cities in northwest continental Europe. The area surrounding their centres include at least 100,000 inhabitants within 10 minutes’ travel time.

Wereldhave focuses on shopping centres that strike a balance between convenience and shopping experience. The focus lies on products that cover all the daily shopping needs, a successful mix of international and local retail products and strong food anchor stores.

For more information: www.wereldhave.com 

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11/06/2018 60th anniversary Martinair Amsterdam expand

Martinair celebrates 60th anniversary 

Martinair celebrates its 60th anniversary this year by sounding the gong. Marcel de Nooijer, Managing Director of Martinair Holland N.V., opens the trading day at the Amsterdam exchange of Euronext.

Martinair Holland N.V. was established on May 24, 1958 and today forms part of the KLM Group (ticker symbol: AF). Martinair Holland N.V. operates three core businesses: airfreight carrier Martinair Cargo, pilot training centre Martinair Flight Academy and the maintenance, repair & overhaul company Regional Jet Center.

KLM became the sole shareholder of Martinair Holland N.V. with effect from December 31, 2008. After more than 50 years, Martinair terminated its passenger operations at the end of 2011 and has since focused solely on its airfreight business.

For more information: www.martinair.com

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08/06/2018 Bol.com Amsterdam expand

Bol.com celebrates winning awards by sounding the gong

The social hub team of Bol.com sounds the gong on the Amsterdam exchange of Euronext. With this, the web shop celebrates winning two Best Social Awards.

Bol.com won in both the ‘Best Brand’ and ‘Best Webcare’ category. The jury regards the winning brand as ‘witty and bold, dares to seek the edge and knows how to reach the audience. In addition, they have strong community management.’

Bol.com has been part of Ahold Delhaize listed on Euronext (ticker symbol: AD), since 2012

For more information: www.bol.com

 

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07/06/2018 Trading app Imprea Amsterdam expand

Gong for launch of trading app Imprea

CEO Roel Janssen sounds the gong for the launch of a new social trading app, Imprea. Imprea is an internal startup from TradersOnly, a Dutch online broker for active traders.

Imprea is a user-friendly social trading app which enables traders to easily trade on the markets, follow other traders and receive real-time notifications on their smartphone when other traders make trades. The trader can then decide for himself whether to copy the transaction or not. This way the trader remains in full control over his investments and decides which trades to follow.

For more information: www.imprea.com

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06/06/2018 Vlerick Executive Programme in Asset Management Brussels expand

Graduation of the First Edition of Vlerick Executive Programme in Asset Management

At the occasion of the graduation of the First Edition of Vlerick Executive Programme in Asset Management, Euronext was delighted to welcome the Minister of Finance, Johan Van Overtveldt, to open the financial markets with the co-directors of the programme, David Veredas, Professor of Financial Markets, Jan Debondt, Founder Kounselor and Jan Longeval, Founder Kossaat.

This programme covers all aspects of asset management and was supported by Degroof Petercam, Candriam, AG Insurance, Belfius Investment Partners, KBC Asset Management and the Belgian Asset Management Association.

To find out more about this programme : www.vlerick.com

06/06/2018 PLN Foundation Amsterdam expand

PLN Foundation opens stock exchange with VolkerWessels

Prof. Dr. Pieter Doevendans - Director Netherlands Heart Institute and participant in Monstertour opens the Amsterdam stock exchange to mark the start of the trading day.

With a sounding of the gong the PLN Foundation asks attention for the Monstertour; 543 kilometres of biking in Norway in one day. By doing this cardiologists from The Netherlands are asking for attention and donations for the heart muscle disease PLN; a rare genetic disease that is prevalent in The Netherlands. PLN gene patients are affected with heart failure or heart rhythm problems that can result in (sudden) death.

Euronext listed VolkerWessels (ticker symbol: KVW) is sponsor of the PLN Foundation. VolkerWessels is a Dutch company that is involved in many different industries. The industries in which VolkerWessels is active are construction, real estate, civil engineering, road- and railway construction and energy and telecommunications.

For more information: www.plnheartdiseasefoundation.org 

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05/06/2018 Unibail-Rodamco sounds gong for acquisition Westfield Amsterdam expand

Unibail-Rodamco sounds gong for acquisition Westfield

Today Unibal-Rodamco Group CFO Jaap Tonckens sounds the gong to celebrate the acquisition of Westfield. Together the organisations will form a new group, of which the name and logo will be announced on June 7th.

The new group will bring together two leaders in the retail property industry, Unibail-Rodamco and Westfield. The group will build on Unibail-Rodamco’s established leadership in Europe and operational excellence and on Westfield’s development and investment expertise and its famous brand. As one Group, the ambition is to create better places together and deliver superior performance.

For more information: www.unibail-rodamco.com 

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05/06/2018 Acquisition of Westfield Corporation by Unibail-Rodamco Paris expand

Following the successful acquisition of Westfield Corporation by Unibail-Rodamco, the new Group has been listed on the 5th June 2018 on Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Paris. The new Group opened the trading day in both Euronext marketplaces. Christophe Cuvillier, CEO of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, opens the trading day in Paris.

The new Group brings together two leaders in the retail property industry, Unibail-Rodamco and Westfield. Thanks to their combined strengths, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield will be the must have partner for international retailers and brands across Europe and select markets in the United States. The new Group’s ambition is to to lead the industry as the premier global developer and operator of flagship shopping destinations. The new Group will build on Unibail-Rodamco’s established leadership in Europe and operational excellence and on Westfield’s development and investment expertise and its famous brand. With an unparalleled track-record and know-how in retail, offices and convention & exhibition, the new Group will be ideally positioned to develop world-class projects. With the largest development pipeline and its best-in-class management, the new Group will deploy its vision for the future of retail in shopping centres and airports, for offices and for convention & exhibition venues in 13 countries. As one Group, the ambition is to create better places together and deliver superior performance.

04/06/2018 Kiadis Pharma Amsterdam expand

Kiadis Pharma sounds the gong in Amsterdam

Kiadis Pharma (ticker symbol: KDS), received this year’s tech 40 label from Euronext. Companies with the Tech 40 label are young technology companies listed on Euronext markets and operating in life sciences, eco-industries or TMT. An independent group of European experts selected the first 40 on the basis of their business, financial and stock market performance.

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

For more information: www.kiadis.com

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01/06/2018 IPO ENENSYS Technologies Paris expand

ENENSYS Technologies lists on Euronext Growth

Mr Le Roux, CEO of ENENSYS Technologies, opens the trading day in Paris.

Based in Rennes, France, ENENSYS Technologies is a global designer and manufacturer of innovative professional equipment for the Digital TV Broadcast industry. For 15 years the Group has been delivering highly innovative solutions to broadcasting chain operators allowing them to optimize the distribution of their content. Having invested €40 million in R&D over the last ten years, the Group has a reputation for excellence and is a market leader in solutions for optimizing, securing and monetizing DTT video flows. Its solutions are sold to over 400 customers worldwide via three recognized brands - ENENSYS Networks, TeamCast and TestTree. In 2017 the Group posted proforma sales of €21.1 million, 90% of which were generated on the international market.  

01/06/2018 Dutch Technology Week 2018 Amsterdam expand

Sounding of the gong for Dutch Technology Week 2018

In the run-up to the 7th edition of the Dutch Technology Week Frits van Hout, chairman of the steering committee of the Dutch Technology Week and member of ASML Executive Board, opens trading.

The Dutch Technology Week takes place from 4 to 9 June with more than 50 events on the theme of technology, such as the Technology Festival Night of the Nerds, the science & technology Quiz Night XL for professionals and students and the High Tech Discovery Route, the open day for the general public. The events are organized and made possible by more than 100 financial and event partners.

The high-tech industry is an important sector for the Dutch economy. The sector contributes to the development of solutions for social issues and often delivers top performances. To celebrate this companies, governments and knowledge institutions work together on a week full of technological surprises. During the Dutch Technology Week everyone can see, feel and experience how promising and challenging it is to cooperate in inventions that change the world.

For more information: www.dutchtechnologyweek.com

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31/05/2018 IMC Weekend School Amsterdam expand

IMC Weekend School sound gong for Heroes Day 

Ambassadors of IMC Weekend School open the trading day at the Amsterdam exchange. On 10 June the third group of ten ambassadors will be officially sworn in on ‘Heroes Day’.

The ambassadors are selected alumni who follow a one year education after the regular education programme of three years. During the extra year the students learn how they can best articulate the impact IMC Weekend School has on them and others.

IMC Weekend School was founded in 1998 by psychologist Heleen Terwijn. During research on how young students are motivated, she discovered that most youngsters lose their motivation when they have an unclear view of their professional future. This is especially the case within poor neighbourhoods. Terwijn came with an effective solution for this problem. Passionate professionals voluntarily teach the youngsters on Sundays about their profession. The purpose of IMC Weekend School is to educate and inspire youngsters so they have a solid base to make the right choices regarding their future education and professional career. In 2018 IMC Weekend School celebrates her 20th birthday.

For more information: www.imcweekendschool.nl

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30/05/2018 IPO Voluntis Paris expand

Voluntis lists on Euronext

Pierre Leurent, CEO of Voluntis, open the trading day at Euronext Paris

Voluntis specializes in the development of medical software solutions enabling patients to treat their own illnesses while in remote contact with their healthcare team. The company markets Insulia and Diabeo for diabetes, and eCO and Zemy for oncology. These digital companion products make it possible to guide and help patients to administer treatment, support them throughout the process and facilitate monitoring by their doctors.