Month: June 2018

Private equity firm Equistone Partners Europe realised its investment in travel company Travel Counsellors through a secondary buyout to Vitruvian Partners

Private equity firm Equistone Partners Europe realised its investment in travel company Travel Counsellors through a secondary buyout to Vitruvian Partners LONDON, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Travel Counsellors, the global independent travel company, today announces that mid-market private equity house Equistone Partners Europe has realised its investment through a secondary buyout to Vitruvian

Rio Tinto completes the sale of its 75 per cent stake in the Winchester South coal development project in Queensland to Whitehaven Coal Limited

LONDON, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rio Tinto has completed the sale of its 75 per cent interest in the Winchester South coal development project in Queensland, Australia, to Whitehaven Coal Limited. Total consideration of $200 million is comprised of $150 million in cash received today and an unconditional cash payment of $50 million

Professor Knut Haanaes appointed Dean of the World Economic Forum’s newly established Global Leadership Institute

Knut Haanaes becomes Dean of the World Economic Forum’s newly established Global Leadership Institute Previously, Haanaes was a Senior Partner at BCG and taught at IMD Business School in Switzerland, Stanford University, BI Norwegian Business School and in the private sector The Global Leadership Institute will shape the future of learning and leadership in the

KeolisAmey unveils plans for the Wales and Borders rail network and the development of the South Wales Metro in partnership with Transport for Wales

KeolisAmey unveils plans for the Wales and Borders rail network and the development of the South Wales Metro in partnership with Transport for Wales OXFORD, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — KeolisAmey today unveiled bold plans for the Wales and Borders rail network and the development of the South Wales Metro working in partnership with

Money raised for Samaritans by Leeds Building Society to enhance the charity’s technology to help its volunteers move faster between phone, email and chat responses

Money raised for Samaritans by Leeds Building Society to enhance the charity’s technology to help its volunteers move faster between phone, email and chat responses SURREY, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Money raised for Samaritans by Leeds Building Society, will be used to enhance the charity’s technology to help its volunteers move faster between phone,

Leonardo unveils the latest variant in its market-leading ‘BriteCloud’ missile decoy family at Electronic Warfare Europe 2018 conference in Lausanne

Leonardo unveils the latest variant in its market-leading ‘BriteCloud’ missile decoy family at Electronic Warfare Europe 2018 conference in Lausanne BriteCloud 55-T will use sophisticated miniaturised jamming technology to protect military transport aircraft from advanced radar-guided missiles. It will join the proven 55 and 218 format BriteCloud rounds already on offer for fighter

Ansaldo Energia and Leonardo to collaborate on innovative projects including the creation of Industry 4.0 competence centre in Liguria

Ansaldo Energia and Leonardo to collaborate on innovative projects including the creation of Industry 4.0 competence centre in Liguria The agreement will focus on providing support for the implementation of Ansaldo Energia’s Lighthouse Plant and contribute to the creation and development of the Start 4.0 Competence Centre for the Security and Optimisation of

Thales Alenia Space reaches major new milestones in the construction of the oceanography satellite SWOT (Surface Water and Ocean Topography)

Thales Alenia Space reaches major new milestones in the construction of the oceanography satellite SWOT (Surface Water and Ocean Topography) Thales Alenia Space calls on small and medium-size businesses to help build this advanced oceanography satellite, the first to carry out a controlled reentry into the atmosphere CANNES, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Thales