September 2018

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28/09/2018 RTL Z Beursspel Amesterdão expand

Sounding of the gong for start RTL Z Beursspel

The RTL Z Beursspel will start again on Monday 1 October. On this occasion, presenter Janneke Willemse will sound the gong on the Amsterdam exchange of Euronext.

Participants who make the most money with a fictitious amount of 100,000 Euros, win a trip to New York. With the RTL Z Beursspel, participants get to know the different types of investment products.

For more information: www.rtlzbeursspel.nl

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27/09/2018 Sustainable strategy BlackRock Amesterdão expand

BlackRock launches industry first to give investors even greater choice for ESG investing in emerging market debt

BlackRock announced the launch of a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) as more and more bond investors look to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors within their investments, with Dutch insurance company a.s.r. as the seed investor of the fund.

The new iShares J.P. Morgan ESG $ EM Bond UCITS ETF (EMES) will track the J.P. Morgan ESG  EMBI Global Diversified Index, one of the JESG EMD suite of indices launched by J.P. Morgan in collaboration with BlackRock in April 2018. It has a total expense ratio of 0.45%.    

iShares® is a global leader in exchange-traded funds (ETFs), with more than a decade of expertise and commitment to individual and institutional investors of all sizes. With over 800 funds globally across multiple asset classes and strategies and more than $1.8 trillion in assets under management as of June 30, 2018, iShares helps clients around the world build the core of their portfolios, meet specific investment goals and implement market views. iShares funds are powered by the expert portfolio and risk management of BlackRock, trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm.  Based on $6.3 trillion in AUM as of 30 June 2018.

For more information: www.blackrock.com

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26/09/2018 10th anniversary Value8 Amesterdão expand

Value8 sounds gong for 10th anniversary

Value8 opens the trading day in honor of the company’s 10th anniversary of the company.

Value8 (ticker symbol: VALUE) is a Dutch investment company with a focus on the food, healthcare, business and financial services sectors. Value8 is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

For more information: www.value8.com

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25/09/2018 5th anniversary DeGiro Amesterdão expand

DeGiro celebrates 5-year anniversary by sounding gong

DeGiro celebrates its 5-year anniversary on the Dutch market by sounding the gong. Trading on Euronext's Amsterdam exchange is being opened by new director and board member: Esmond Berkhout.

The company looks back on a successful five years. With customers in 18 countries, DeGiro is now one of the largest brokers in Europe. Esmond Berkhout: "I am proud of what DeGiro has achieved over the past five years and I am happy to be part of the further growth." DeGiro has in recent years devoted a great deal of attention to strengthening its organization so that DeGiro's continued growth for its customers a good way is supported, where we will continue to focus on customer experience and cost efficiency "

DeGiro wants to provide added value by developing an affordable financial service for investors worldwide. The combination of technology and financial knowledge creates the opportunity to make high-quality and cost-effective financial services available to everyone.

For more information: www.degiro.nl

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24/09/2018 Green bond issuance KBC Group Bruxelas expand

KBC Group celebrates first green bond issuance

Hendrik Scheerlinck, CFO of KBC Group, opens the trading day at the Brussels exchange to celebrate KBC Group's green bond issuance.

In June 2018, KBC Group launched an initial issue with a term of 5 years and a value of 500 million euros and became the first Belgian financial institution to issue green bonds.

KBC Group is an integrated banking/insurance group primarily serving retail, private banking, SME and  midcap clients. KBC Group's activities are concentrated to strategic markets which include, Belgium, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria and Ireland. KBC Group is listed on Euronext Brussels.

For more information : www.kbc.com

24/09/2018 Amsterdam Capital Week Amesterdão expand

Sounding of the gong to kick-start Amsterdam Capital Week

Amsterdam Capital Week launched in 2015, with the aim of bringing together early stage startups and investors. To kick-start the week and celebrate the city's spirit of innovation, Amsterdam Capital Week invited female leaders and entrepreneurs to the Opening gong ceremony at Euronext Amsterdam

In four years, the week has grown with the Dutch startup ecosystem. In 2017, over 500 European investors, 2500 startups and 500 CEO’s joined Amsterdam Capital Week from more than 20 cities.

This year's edition of Amsterdam Capital Week will take place during September 24-28th. With over 30 events taking place across the city (as well as Amstelveen, Haarlem & Utrecht), founders and funders will have a week filled with opportunities to connect.

For more information: www.capitalweek.amsterdam

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21/09/2018 20th anniversary BNR Nieuwsradio Amesterdão expand

BNR Nieuwsradio celebrates 20th anniversary by sounding gong

Sjors Fröhlich, editor in chief of BNR Nieuwsradio, sounds the gong on Euronext's Amsterdam exchange. He does this on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of BNR Nieuwsradio.

BNR Nieuwsradio is a beacon for professionals and decision makers. BNR offers programs for entrepreneurs and professionals via the radio, online and on demand via smartphone or podcasts. BNR is the only Dutch radio station to keep track of the stock prices, which they have done for the last 20 years. BNR also shares 24/7 news on tech, innovation, mobility, economics and business.

For more information: www.bnr.nl

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20/09/2018 Dam tot Dam Weekend Amesterdão expand

Sounding of the gong for Dam tot Dam Weekend

ABN AMRO, Ahold Delhaize, KLM, Le Champion, and Asics open the trading day to launch the Dam tot Dam Weekend. Monique Bosbaan, Reward Consultant /Wellbeing/Vitality expert at ABN AMRO, sounds the gong. Asics, and Euronext listed ABN AMRO, Ahold Delhaize and KLM are sponsor of the Dam tot Damloop, the biggest running event of the Netherlands.

During the weekend weekend 87,000 athletes will enjoy their participation during one of the Dam tot Dam events. Saturday 22 September 16,000 walkers participate in the Dam tot Dam Wandeltocht. In the evening follows the Damloop by night with 15,000 runners. One day later 6,000 cyclists come to the Dam square in Amsterdam for the Dam tot Dam FietsClassic. The highlight of the weekend is the Dam tot Damloop with 50,000 participants. Over 150,000 spectators come to Amsterdam or Zaandam to soak up the atmosphere of the events.

Le Champion organizes sporting events in the field of running, cycling and hiking. In addition to the Dam tot Dam events they organize various large-scale events such as the TCS Amsterdam Marathon, the NN Egmond Half Marathon, AGU Egmond-Pier-Egmond, the Ronde van Noord-Holland and the Plus Wandel4daagse Alkmaar.

For more information: www.damloop.nl

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19/09/2018 RTL Z Beurs Inside Amesterdão expand

Sounding of the gong for RTL Z Beurs Inside

RTL Z presenter Roland Koopman sounds the gong on Euronext's Amsterdam exchange to announce the start of a new series of RTL Z Beurs Inside.

RTL Z Beurs Inside is an informative program in which presenter Roland Koopman, together with his regular analysts and current guests, takes a look at the stock market developments of the past week and upcoming week. The central question is: where is my profit this week? By doing this, investments can be better and be completely up-to-date with the upcoming trading week. The winter season starts on Monday, September 24 (live at 8:30 p.m.) with guest Peter Paul de Vries and three investment experts Jim Tehupuring, Janneke Willemse and Jos Versteeg.

For more information: www.rtlz.nl/beursinside

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18/09/2018 Fondsevent Amesterdão expand

Fondsevent from Fondsnieuws opens trading on the Amsterdam stock exchange

Jasper Staring, publisher of Fondsnieuws, has opens the trading day. By sounding the gong, attention will be paid to the Fondsevent, which will take place 24th of September in Amersfoort.

This year, the event has the theme 'From Trends to Transition'. Inspiring speakers and top investors from nine asset managers will present their investment strategies during break-outs.

The Fondsevent is the largest knowledge and network event in the Netherlands for private bankers, asset managers and investment advisors. There are still places available for the Fondsevent. You can register (free of charge) via fondsevent.nl. More than 300 people have already registered. The Fondsevent was first held in 2008, one week after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, and takes place annually in collaboration with renowned asset managers and the major banks. The main speaker this year is Willem Buiter, top economist of the American Citigroup.
Fondsnieuws, founded in July 2008, is an independent subsidiary of FD Mediagroep BV.

For more information: www.fondsevent.nl

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17/09/2018 Heijmans Amesterdão expand

Heijmans opens trading on the Amsterdam stock exchange

Ton Hillen, Chairman of the Executive Board at Heijmans, opens the trading day at Euronext Amsterdam. Heijmans was founded in 1923 and this week, 25 years ago, the company was first listed.

Heijmans (ticker symbol: HEIJM) is one of the largest construction companies in the Netherlands, operating in property development, building & technology, roads and civil engineering. The company focuses on property development and residential building, non-residential and infra in the Dutch market. Together with residential consumers, companies and public sector bodies, Heijmans is building the spatial contours of tomorrow with the aim of creating a healthy living environment for everyone.

For more information: www.heijmans.nl

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14/09/2018 ABM Financial News Bruxelas expand

ABM Financial News expands to Belgium and partners with Binck Bank

Merwin Bisseling, ABM Financial News' Managing Director, and Stijn Ceelen, Country Manager of Binck Bank Belgium, opened the trading day in Brussels to celebrate the expansion of ABM Financial News in Belgium through the opening of an office in Antwerp and the partnership between ABM and Binck in Belgium.

About ABM Financial News: www.abmfn.nl and BinckBank: www.binck.be

14/09/2018 Pharming Group Amesterdão expand

Pharming Group opens trading

Sijmen de Vries, CEO of the Euronext listed Pharming Group (ticker symbol: PHARM) sounds the gong at the Amsterdam exchange. Pharming Group is celebrating its first half year of net profitability and the opening of its regional non-deal retail investor roadshow.

The company is now the first and only Dutch biotech company to commercialize a self- developed product, RUCONEST®, in North America. This therapy is approved for acute attacks of Hereditary Angio-Edema (HAE), instant and sometimes life-threatening swellings in various body parts including the hands, feet, face and airway. This as result of the closing of an agreement with its US partner Valeant Pharmaceuticals to buy back the marketing rights of its own medicine in the US, Canada and Mexico. In addition, following an amendment of its agreement with its EU partner Sobi, Pharming also takes on commercialization of RUCONEST in most of Western- Europe.

For more information: www.pharming.com

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13/09/2018 Ambassador of Ireland to France Paris expand

Celebration of the acquisition of the Irish Stock Exchange by Euronext

Patricia O’Brien, Ambassador of Ireland to France, closes the European trading day in Paris.

A unique opportunity to be in the heart of business and to meet the contributors to economic and cultural exchanges between France and Ireland. 

A networkIrlande event in association with  DAVY and EURONEXT. 

13/09/2018 U.S. Select Sector UCITS SPDR ETFs Amesterdão expand

State Street SPDR ETFs sounds gong for listing of 10 US Sector ETFs

State Street has listed a full range of 10 U.S. Select Sector UCITS SPDR ETFs on Euronext, and on this occasion they sound the gong on the Amsterdam exchange of Euronext.

The range of 10 U.S. Sector ETFs includes exposure to the newly created Communication Services Sector. This new sector will include some of the largest names in the S&P 500, like Alphabet, Netflix and Facebook. Following the listing of the US. Sectors range, investors now can access the full suite of SPDR Sector ETFs - including Global and European Sectors -  on Euronext.

State Street Global Advisors is a Global leader in sector ETFs, having introduced the first such funds in the US in 1998 before rolling out the US, European and World sector ranges with European listings. We now have over $165 billion in Assets under Management in Sector ETFs. SPDR is the only provider with a full suite of physically replicated US, Europe and World sector UCITS ETFs in Europe. The launch of the US Communication Services sector brings our UCITS range up to 30 funds.

For more information: spdrs.com - The Powerhouse of Sectors

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12/09/2018 TechShare 2018-2019 Amesterdão expand

TechShare 2018 – 2019 kicks off by sounding gong 

The Dutch participants and partners of the fourth edition of the Euronext TechShare program 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 is at the HEC in Paris, on 21 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, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland 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, CFF Communications, Deloitte, Kempen & Co, NLGroeit 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.euronext.com

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11/09/2018 InsingerGilissen sustainable index funds Amesterdão expand

Sounding of the gong by InsingerGilissen

InsingerGilissen, represented by Paul Broholm, opens the trading day marking the public listing at Euronext Amsterdam of three sustainable index funds. Broholm oversees the bank’s offering to institutional clients which covers services like sustainable investments and was closely involved with the development of sustainable index funds at InsingerGilissen.

Since 2010 the sustainable index funds have been – aside from professional investors – already available to private clients of the bank and since their introduction the fund assets (assets under management) have grown over the years to almost EUR 1 billion. With the listing also other – both private and institutional investors - get easy access to invest in the most sustainable companies in the world.

InsingerGilissen Bankiers N.V. is a private bank that focuses on serving high net worth individuals and families, foundations, associations and institutions, while also offering specific services for independent asset managers. In addition to discretionary asset management and investment advice, InsingerGilissen offers private clients a wide range of private banking products and services. The range of products and services for institutional clients includes asset management, asset consulting and investment products.

For more information: www.insingergilissen.nl  

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10/09/2018 RELX Group Amesterdão expand

Euronext Amsterdam welcomes RELX Group

The Euronext Amsterdam’s markets are opened by RELX Group to mark the simplification of its corporate structure and the first day of trading under a single parent company. Nick Luff, CFO of RELX Group, sounds the gong to celebrate.

On 15 February 2018, RELX Group announced its dual parent holding companies RELX PLC and RELX NV would be merged into a single parent company, RELX PLC, to reduce complexity and increase the transparency of the Group’s corporate structure.

RELX Group is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. The Group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs about 30,000 people of whom almost half are in North America. The shares of RELX PLC, the parent company, are now traded on the Amsterdam, London, and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: Amsterdam: REN; London: REL; New York: RELX

For more information: www.relx.com

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07/09/2018 Madaster Amesterdão expand

Sounding of the gong for Madaster

Thomas Rau, board member of the Madaster Foundation, sounds the bell in celebration of the successful first year of the Madaster Platform, and invites the business community to take their financial responsibility within the circular economy.  

The Madaster Platform, an independent public platform from which material passports can be generated with the ultimate goal of eliminating waste, worldwide, was launched on 29 September 2017. A large number of big names in the Dutch economy have committed to Madaster’s objectives, over the past year. They are thus contributing to the platform’s development, which, to date, contains registrations for nearly 1,000,000 m2 in floor area. In addition, a national infra-learning environment has been set up, to encourage the reuse of materials in infrastructural projects. 

The Madaster Foundation is a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) — a non-profit organisation with waste elimination as its primary objective. The foundation includes representatives from various economic sectors. It promotes, stimulates and oversees the development and use of material passports, via the Madaster platform for new and existing buildings around the world.

For more information: www.madaster.com

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06/09/2018 Amsterdam City Swim Amesterdão expand

Gong ceremony announces the 7th edition of the Amsterdam City Swim

The sounding of the gong announces the seventh 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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05/09/2018 Invibes Advertising Paris expand

Invibes Advertising lists on Euronext

Nicolas Pollet, CEO, Invibes Advertising, opens the European trading day in Paris 

Invibes Advertising is listed since the 12th of july

Invibes Advertising specializes in native digital advertising services. The company offers advertisers communication solutions tailored to users' experience on media websites. Invibes Advertising analyzes the characteristics and interests of users based on the websites they visit and articles they read, and recommends advertisements and calibrated content according to their profile and their tastes.

05/09/2018 Forbes’ Under 30 Amesterdão expand

Sounding of the gong for Forbes’ Under 30 list

The honourees of Forbes’ Under 30 list, along with Randall Lane, Chief Content Officer and creator of the Forbes Under 30 List, will sound the opening and closing gong to officially kick off the first-ever Forbes Under 30 Summit Europe, taking place in Amsterdam 5-7 September.

This ceremony will officially kick off the Forbes Under 30 Summit Europe in Amsterdam. Over three days, Forbes will bring together the most creative and accomplished young game changers from across the continent for inspiring programming, excursions that will immerse attendees in Dutch culture, and unparalleled networking opportunities thanks to the global reach of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 community.

Forbes Media, the defining voice of entrepreneurial capitalism, is a global media leader that champions success by celebrating those who have made it, and those who aspire to make it. Forbes convenes and curates the most-influential leaders and entrepreneurs who are driving change, transforming business and making a significant impact on the world. Forbes’ Under 30 franchise is a global platform, which comprises Forbes Under 30 lists featuring young game changers published in print and online all over the world, live summits in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Israel, and an Under 30 Channel on Forbes.com.

For more information: www.forbes.com/30under30

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04/09/2018 DPA Professionals Amesterdão expand

DPA Professionals sounds the gong for Sustainable Tuesday

Leonie Jesse, director of DPA Sustainability, opens the trading day on the with the traditional sounding of the gong. DPA (ticker symbol: DPA) raised awareness for Sustainable Tuesday and the importance of sustainability in general.

Sustainable Tuesday is a special day on which, since 2012, the sustainable throne speech takes place and a platform is given to hundreds of sustainable ideas and initiatives from all corners of our society. DPA Sustainability was founded earlier this year and supports organisations in realising their ambitions and objectives in the area of Sustainability & Social Responsibility. DPA Sustainability focuses on the financial sector, the supply chain and the public sector.

DPA Sustainability is part of DPA Professionals, a Dutch operating service provider for and by specialised professionals whose mission is to help people and organisations to get the most out of themselves.

For more information: www.dpa.nl

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03/09/2018 5th anniversary Evi van Lanschot Amesterdão expand

Evi van Lanschot celebrates 5th anniversary

Evi van Lanschot celebrates its 5th birthday this month. In honor of this milestone Doryne Bouwman, senior investment coach at Evi, opens the trading day at Euronext Amsterdam by sounding the gong. 

Evi is an online asset manager that makes investing easily accessible to all people since 2013.  As the youngest offspring of the Van Lanschot Kempen Group (ticker symbol: VLK), Evi capitalizes on the Group’s asset management knowledge with an innovative online proposition. Evi’s loyal customerbase resulted in a consistent growth, both in clients and in assets under management since inception. At the moment, nearly 1.5 billion euro is entrusted in its funds and savings portfolio. Despite its young age, Evi has been awarded the 'Gouden Stier' for best online asset manager two times in a row (2016/2017).

For more information: www.evivanlanschot.nl

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