Events

France Actualité juridique 2019 des sociétés cotées - Aix-en-Provence 08 Feb 2019 Qwamplify, 135 Avenue Victoire, 13790 Rousset Atellier Details
France Actualité juridique 2019 des sociétés cotées - Nantes 04 Feb 2019 Espace Conférence Philippe de Portzamparc 10 rue Meuris à  Nantes Atellier Details
Netherland De nieuwe AVA of ALV: Trends & Ontwikkelingen 29 Jan 2019 Online webinar Webinar Details
France Actualité juridique 2019 des sociétés cotées - Paris 29 Jan 2019 Auditorium Euronext, 14 Place des Reflets, 92054 Courbevoie Atellier Details
France Actualité juridique 2019 des sociétés cotées - Lyon 28 Jan 2019 L’ordre des avocats 176 Rue de Créqui, 69003 Lyon Atellier Details
Belgium Belgian New Year’s Ceremony 17 Jan 2019 SQUARE Ceremony Details
France Congrès Entreprise DU FUTUR 2019 17 Jan 2019 Centre de Congrès de Lyon Seminar Details
France ODDO BHF FORUM 10 Jan 2019 - 11 Jan 2019 Investor Forum Details
France Actualité juridique 2019 des sociétés cotées - Toulouse 09 Jan 2019 Toulouse: KPMG, 224 Rue Carmin, 31676 Labège Atellier Details
France Séminaire Structure du marché Actions et impact sur les sociétés cotées 11 Dec 2018 00:00 Paris Workshop Details
Belgium European Small and Mid-Cap Awards 2018 04 Dec 2018 00:00 Brussels Award Ceremony Details
France Salon Actionaria 22 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018 Palais des Congrès de Paris Conference Details
France Forum Valeurs Familiales Gilbert Dupont 08 Nov 2018 - 09 Nov 2018 Châteauform' City Monceau Rio, Paris Forum Details
Portugal Unicorns & Indexes 05 Nov 2018 Pavilhão do Conhecimento, Lisbon | Diner Cocktail Details
France Atelier « Où et comment diversifier ses relations investisseurs ? » 17 Oct 2018 Euronext Paris Atelier Details
France European Large & MidCap Event- 18th edition 08 Oct 2018 - 09 Oct 2018 Hôtel Le Westin, Paris Investor Day Details
France Rencontre des sociétés cotées 2018 04 Oct 2018 - 06 Oct 2018 Village Georges Blanc, Vonnas Séminaire Details
France Forum Investisseurs Valeurs régionales d’Auvergne Rhône-Alpes 28 Sep 2018 Lyon Forum Details
France France Digitale Day 25 Sep 2018 Musée des Arts Forains - Paris Seminar Details
France ODDO BHF NEXTCAP FORUM 2018 05 Jun 2018 - 06 Jun 2018 Paris Forum
France Kepler Chevreux - Family Business Day 23 May 2018 Paris Investor Forum Details
Oddo Tech40 Forum Frankfurt 15 May 2018 Frankfurt Investor Forum Details
France Conférence-débat de la F2iC et du CLIFF 26 Mar 2018 L’Espace Tête d’Or 103 boulevard de Stalingrad 69100 Lyon-Villeurbanne Conference Details
France Trophée des Futures Licornes - Remise des prix 14 Mar 2018 Euronext Paris, 14 Place des reflets, 92054, Paris La Défense Trophée Details
France Les rencontres de l’investissement et de l’industrie de France Invest 06 Mar 2018 Châteauform City George V -  28 avenue George V, Paris 8ème Conference Details
Belgium The future of Belgian Shareholder meetings 16 Feb 2018 online Webinar Details
France MiFID II Workshop 13 Feb 2018 Paris Atelier
France 7ème Conférence annuelle du marché boursier 30 Jan 2018 Paris Conference Details
France 7ème Conférence annuelle du marché boursier 2018 30 Jan 2018 Pavillon Cambon, Paris - France Conference Details
France Oddo BHF Forum 2018 11 Jan 2018 - 12 Jan 2018 Centre de Congrès de Lyon Forum Details
France Sociétés cotées : actualités juridiques 2018 04 Jan 2018 - 08 Feb 2018 Paris, Toulouse, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Lyon Workshop Details
European Venture Summit 11 Dec 2017 - 12 Dec 2017 Dusseldorf – Germany Sponsored Event Details
France Actionaria 23 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017 Paris Conference Details
France Fast 50 22 Nov 2017 Paris Conference Details
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
France Workshop on Market Integrity - AMF, EnterNext, Lyon Pôle Bourse 07 Sep 2017 Lyon Workshop Details
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
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23/04/2019 Financial Assets Executive Search Amsterdam expand

Financial Assets Executive Search expands services 

Financial Assets Executive Search, niche player in the finance sector, has expanded its services to IT. On this occasion Chris de Groot, founder and managing partner, sounds the gong.

“The first stock exchange in the world was established in Amsterdam in 1611. The first options exchange in Europe was founded in Amsterdam in 1978. The largest High Frequency Traders in the world in 2019 are in Amsterdam. It is my great pleasure and honour to open this trading day,” says Chris de Groot.

Brokers in Human Capital
Financial Assets Executive Search, established in 1998, is a leading Dutch Executive Search & Interim Management agency. It focuses on board, management and specialist positions in Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Compliance, Treasury, Finance, Actuarial and IT. 

For more information: financialassets.nl

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18/04/2019 Secretary Day Amsterdam expand

In honor of Secretary Day Lizzy Blom, Personal Assistant to Nicolas Béchu (Regional Managing Director Northern Europe & Germany, PageGroup) and Olivier MacPherson (Regional Finance Director, Northern Europe, PageGroup), sounds the gong.

Page Personnel
Page Personnel is a leading professional recruitment consultancy specializing in the recruitment of temporary, temporary-to-permanent, and permanent positions for SMEs and multinationals in diverse sectors.

As a recruitment agency, Page Personnel has successfully placed many secretaries at various companies over the years. By sounding the gong Page Personnel wants to thank all the secretaries who work at PageGroup, but also the secretaries who have been placed as candidates through Page Personnel or who have been working through Page Personnel, for their efforts!

“The secretarial profession is rapidly changing. Due to the emergence of new technologies, other requirements apply. For one, the role of coordinator is becoming increasingly important and the level of education of the secretary is becoming higher. Modern secretaries are at the heart of the organization”,   says Martijn Goudswaard Managing Director Page Personnel Netherlands.

PageGroup
Page Personnel, Michael Page and Page Executive are part of PageGroup, one of the largest recruitment agencies in the world. Alongside Michael Page and Page Executive, Page Personnel is part of PageGroup, established over four decades ago in the United Kingdom and currently listed on the London Stock Exchange since April 2001.

For more information: page.com

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17/04/2019 Enactus Netherlands celebrates 15th anniversary Amsterdam expand

Isabelle Verhaegh opens the stock exchange on behalf of Enactus UvA to emphasize the importance of social entrepreneurship, and to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Enactus Netherlands.

Enactus Uva

Enactus UvA is part of Enactus. Enactus is the world’s largest experiential learning platform dedicated to creating a better world while developing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders and social innovators. The Enactus network of global business, academic and student leaders are unified by their vision—to create a better, more sustainable world. Worldwide, more than 72,000 students are active in 36 countries, spread over 1,700 universities. In this way, these entrepreneurial, values-driven students positively impact the lives of 1.3 million people each year. Enactus believes investing in students who take entrepreneurial action for others creates a better world for us all.

Enactus Netherlands

Enactus Netherlands encompasses fourteen local teams that are run by students from universities, including Enactus UvA. Each team consists of a board and different project teams. By stimulating social entrepreneurship, Enactus Netherlands has been striving for 15 years to make an impact on lives and to enable a better and more sustainable world.

For more information: enactus-uva.nl

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16/04/2019 Fintech Impact Award 2019 Amsterdam expand

Winner Fintech Impact Award 2019

Owlin won the NRC Live Fintech Impact Award 2019. On this occasion Sjoerd Leemhuis, Owlin, sounds the gong.

Owlin
Owlin offers risk managers the opportunity to monitor their investment portfolio in near real-time.

Fintech Impact Award
The Fintech Impact Award is an initiative of NRC Live to stimulate the renewal in the finance industry and to challenge innovators.

For more information: nrclive.nl

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15/04/2019 Kempen 12th edition Life Sciences Conference Amsterdam expand

Kempen is proud to host the annual Kempen Life Sciences Conference. On this occasion, Bart Delbaere, Securities Specialist Sales, sounds the gong.

Kempen Life Sciences Conference
The Kempen Life Sciences Conference has become a central meeting place for global institutional investors and European Life Sciences companies. Like previous years, the conference will be attended by executives from a wide range of companies from all around Europe including pharma, biotech, diagnostics, and MedTech.

As one of the few focused merchant banks in Europe, Kempen is positioned as a specialist in the Life Sciences and Healthcare markets. Kempen provides European companies access to a global network of specialist and generalist investors. Last Summer, Kempen was granted approval by the US regulator FINRA to offer our services as an underwriter in ECM transactions in the US.

The team has successfully executed over 100 life sciences transactions since its inception in 2005.

For more information: kempen.com

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12/04/2019 Family business Award 2019 Amsterdam expand

Lely won the Family business Award 2019 hosted by Family Enterprises Foundation. Alexander van der Lely, CEO Lely, sounds the gong together with the other finalists Koppert Biolgoical Systems, and Koninklijke Otolift Trapliften.

About Family Enterprises Foundation

The Family Enterprises Foundation was founded in 2012 to support Dutch family companies. These enterprises are the backbone of the Dutch economy. Family businesses deserve more attention from both the Dutch government and general public, as they are responsible for 49% of the employment and realize 53% of the gross domestic product. To create this awareness, the foundation yearly awards one family company with the so called ‘Familiebedrijven Award’. The Foundation is supported by KPMG and ABN AMRO, both financially and in the process of the selection of the winner. KPMG does the first selection of potential candidates based on 8 criteria and the prerequisite that the company is a true family company (definition of the European Committee).  The selected companies will be visited by the jury of the Foundation. Afterwards the jury will choose a winner. The Chief Executive Officer of the winning company will join the jury for a period of one year.

For more information: familiebedrijvenaward.nl

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11/04/2019 Winners Ondernemersgala Westfriesland Amsterdam expand

Van der Linden van Sprankhuizen is the winner of the “Westfriesland Méér”-award. The highest award in the entrepreneurial West Frisian region. The owner and general manager of Van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen, Pieter van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen, sounds the gong.

Van der Linden Van Sprankhuizen

The third generation in the family business. He and his team are responsible for the success of this company. It has been in existence for over 80 years, has 8 branches and more than 200 colleagues. A leading name in the industry and at the forefront when it comes to service and customer focus.    

For more information: westfriesondernemersgala.nl

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10/04/2019 Global Equity Organization celebrates 20th anniversary Amsterdam expand

The Global Equity Organization celebrates its 20th anniversary and welcomes its inaugural class of GEO Fellows. To mark the occasion, Adie Leung, Director - Regional Head of Executive Compensation and Tax, Citi, Hong Kong, sounds the gong.

About the Global Equity Organization
The Global Equity Organization (GEO), founded in 1999, is a member-driven, global organization focused on promoting employee share ownership and innovation and learning within the share plan and executive compensation industry. GEO fosters engagement for a global community of nearly 5,000 individuals representing companies and professional firms in more than 60 countries around the world.

GEO members are coming together 10-12 April in Amsterdam to attend the organization’s annual conference. Attendees will hear from nearly 200 industry experts to learn, network and collaborate with one another and will celebrate the organization’s 20th anniversary and welcome its inaugural class of GEO Fellows. GEO Fellow status is bestowed only to distinguished senior-level members of the industry that demonstrate superior leadership, integrity, and involvement in the global share plan and executive compensation industry.

For more information: globalequity.org

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09/04/2019 B&R Beurs Erasmus Investment Society celebrates 7th lustrum Amsterdam expand

Student investment society B&R Beurs from the Erasmus University Rotterdam celebrates her 7th lustrum. Together with main sponsor Flow Traders, the 35th board of B&R Beurs will mark this important milestone. Pim Somerwil, President of the board, sounds the gong.  

About B&R Beurs Erasmus Investment Society

With around 1200 members in Rotterdam, B&R Beurs is the largest student investment society of the Netherlands. Members are taught everything about investing and the financial world by organizing weekly lectures about investing that are given by industry professionals and experienced members. This knowledge will be put into practice in the Flow Traders Investment Competition, where groups invest their own money. Furthermore, career events with companies from the financial sector are organized to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Flow Traders enables the organization of a yearly investment competition and encourages members to be active with investing.

For more information: bnrbeurs.nl

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08/04/2019 Amsterdammertje of the Year Amsterdam expand

Winners Amsterdammertje of the Year open trading day

Norah van Lottum (13 years old) and Ambrien Moeniralam (16 years old) are the winners of the title 'Amsterdammertje of the Year”.

About Amsterdammertje of the Year
'Amsterdammertje' is a nickname for a young inhabitant of Amsterdam. They received the prize last week in the City Hall from the hands of mayor Femke Halsema. Norah herself collected many presents for children in the Emma Children's Hospital.

 Ambrien won the prize for her battle against street harassment. With her Instagram account CatcallsofAMS she makes visible the issue of verbal offensive harassment she and others have to deal with on a regular basis, while walking the streets of Amsterdam.

The contest 'Amsterdammertje of the Year" aims to show that young people are positive change makers and to influence other young people to do good for others and their environments. 

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05/04/2019 Morning Star Awards Amsterdam expand

The Morningstar Awards are awarded in five categories for Dutch investors.

Morning Star

 The 2019 Morningstar Awards recognize retail funds and fund groups that have been good stewards of investor capital within the context of their relevant peer group in 2018 and over longer time periods. 

For more information: morningstar.nl

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04/04/2019 B&S Group S.A. Amsterdam expand

 

B&S Group announced it has reached agreement on the acquisition of a 70% stake in Lagaay Medical Group. To mark the occasion Bert Meulman, CEO of B&S Group, sounds the gong (symbol BSGR).

Bert Meulman, CEO of B&S Group; “Lagaay and B&S Group have similar strategies and serve identical markets. As a single source supplier of medical and pharmaceutical products to marine, offshore and remote locations, Lagaay has built a strong reputation internationally. Adding their knowledge and specialised product category to our current health & beauty offering in maritime and remote operations, complements our specialty distribution model within the B&S segment of the Group.”

B&S Group

B&S Group is a value adding distribution partner for consumer goods in attractive channels and across specialised markets globally. With a well trained and experienced workforce of over 2,000 employees, the Group serves as a trusted and reliable partner in selected channels and markets.

B&S Group provides essential distribution services, solving supply chain complexities and offering compelling value along the value chain. It operates a flexible, well-invested and highly efficient distribution platform. Powered by high capacity, partly robotised warehouses and delivered with expertise in customs and compliance, the Group offers a wide and relevant assortment to its customers in more than 100 countries worldwide.

For more information: bs-group-sa.com

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03/04/2019 Rouws & Ceulen 20 years cooperation InsingerGilissen Amsterdam expand

As part of its celebrations to mark 35 years as an independent asset manager, Rouws & Ceulen will open the trading day at the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange. Rob Rouws, co-founder of Rouws & Ceulen, sounds the gong.

Another reason for celebration is the almost twenty-year-old cooperation with InsingerGilissen as a custodian bank.

Rouws & Ceulen

Rouws & Ceulen is an independent asset manager, all shares are owned by Rouws & Ceulen. Rouws & Ceulen is not part of a bank, has no own funds or products and has a completely independent investment policy

InsignerGilissen

InsingerGilissen Bankiers N.V. is a private bank aimed at wealthy individuals and families, foundations, associations and institutional parties. InsingerGilissen also provides specific services to independent asset managers.

For more information: insingergilissen.nl

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02/04/2019 World Autism Day Amsterdam expand

Brunel opens the stock exchange on behalf of the Dutch Autism Association (NVA) on World Autism Day. Femke Dijkstra, one of the founders of the Brunel Foundation, sounds the gong.

World Autism Day

World Autism Day coincides with the NVA Autism Week 2019. This year, the theme of the Autism Week 2019 is ‘Autism Works’ and the NVA hopes to bridge the gap between employers and people with autism. More than 55 percent of people with autism are unemployed but could be a valuable addition to the work floor. The NVA find this incompatible with the scarcity on the labor market, where there are tens of thousands of unfilled vacancies.

The NVA will also award the Autism Kindness Award on World Autism Day to one individual and one organization committed to enabling the participation of people with Autism.

Brunel

As an employment service provider, Brunel supports this initiative and collaborates with NVA on the WorkWeb-Autism project. This online tool helps people with Autism find suitable employment opportunities. This is just one of the initiatives by the NVA that fits Brunel’s mission: ‘to help create a better future for professionals and a better planet for future professionals’.

For more information: autisme.nl autismeweek.nl

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01/04/2019 Triodos Investment Management opens trading day Amsterdam expand

Exactly one year ago Triodos Investment Management insourced the financial asset management of its four listed SRI funds. To celebrate this Erik Breen, Director SRI at Triodos Investment Management, sounds the gong.

Triodos Investment Management

The transition has allowed Triodos IM to more holistically integrate the sustainability and financial analysis of public equities and bonds, contributing to a stronger engagement position with companies.

Erik Breen, Director SRI at Triodos IM: “Since the 1990s, Triodos Investment Management has contributed to the industry-wide adoption of socially responsible investing. Building on our pioneering track record, we now increasingly enable our clients to truly invest with impact through listed equities and bonds, and to strengthen their contribution to a more sustainable society.”

For more information: triodos-im.com

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29/03/2019 Proximus 15th Listing Anniversary Brussels expand

Proximus 15th Listing Anniversary

Dominique Leroy, CEO of Proximus opened the day of trading during an Opening Bell Ceremony to celebrate Proximus’ 15th anniversary of listing.

Proximus Group is a telecommunication & ICT company operating in the Belgian and international markets, providing services to residential, enterprise and public customers. Proximus is the leading provider of telephony, internet, television and network-based ICT services in Belgium.

To find out more: https://www.proximus.com/

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29/03/2019 DPA Group N.V. celebrates 20th listing anniversary Amsterdam expand

DPA will be listed on Euronext Amsterdam for 20 years (ticker: DPA). To celebrate this special event, CEO Eric Winter sounds the gong to open the trading day at Euronext Amsterdam.

The scarcity on the labor market makes it especially important that DPA continues to distinguish itself as an attractive employer because of the opportunities we offer our employees for professional development and personal growth. The stock exchange listing contributes to transparent business operations and to our visibility and image. It’s, therefore, a great pleasure for me to perform the traditional gong ceremony”, says Eric Winter.

About DPA

DPA connects professionals with assignments and (temporary) jobs at leading organizations. At DPA, professionals have room to discover and grow. This way, they continuously improve their performance and that of DPA’s clients. The power of DPA is its large workforce of highly qualified niche-specialized professionals, supplemented by a high-quality network of self-employed professionals. Plus an availability that always anticipates future needs.

For more information: dpa.nl

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28/03/2019 Financieele Dagblad wins European Newspaper of the Year Amsterdam expand

The Dutch financial daily newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad (FD) was named ‘European Newspaper of the Year’. To mark the occasion Hans Spoelman, head of design, sounds the gong.

About the FD

Het Financieele Dagblad is the source of news and inspiration 24 hours a day for financial and economic developments worldwide at any time of the day, online but also on paper. The media house specializes in the latest news, but also in in-depth articles that look to tomorrow. The FD attaches great importance in presenting reliable facts and in-depth insights.

European Newspaper of the Year

In 2017 the FD set itself the goal of producing the best newspaper for the digital age. What followed was a restyling, both conceptually and in design. This revamped newspaper was presented on 10 September 2018, and the new concept and design were enthusiastically by readers. In December, experts in the field named the FD the European Newspaper of the Year. This award lasts for a year until the following ‘election’.

For more information: fd.nl

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27/03/2019 NIBC Holding N.V. one year listed Amsterdam expand

Honoring the first listing anniversary of NIBC Holding N.V. (ticker; NIBC), Anita Ye, Equity Research analyst Life Sciences by NIBC Equity research opens the market.

NIBC Bank

NIBC is an enterprising bank focused on clients’ most decisive financial moments. Headquartered in The Hague, NIBC Holding also has offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt and London.

For more information: nibc.com

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26/03/2019 Launch of the European Money Week Brussels expand

Launch of the European Money Week

To kick-off the European Money Week, Wim Mijs, CEO of the European Banking Federation, rang the bell to open the markets in Brussels.

The European Banking Federation is the voice of the European banking sector, bringing together national banking associations from 45 countries. To find out more about EBF: www.ebf.eu. Twitter: @EBFeu.

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26/03/2019 Mandeville Academy Amsterdam expand

George Jeandarme and Luke de Boeverre, students of Mandeville academy and Club Cent Cinquate Plus, sound the gong.

Mandeville Academy

Mandeville Academy Gouda started in 2018 as a school for gifted young people, aged between 16 and 25. Mandeville Academy offers a group of ambitious gifted young adults the opportunity to get acquainted with a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines and social issues at the highest level.

Club Cent Cinquante Plus

CCCP is Mandeville's initiative for the youngest, most brilliant children in the Netherlands. This group of children is so smart that at the age of 8-11 they have completed their high school education. They are now too young for the university and even a university-education does not always fit.

For this group it is important that they function "normally" as long as possible. A necessary requirement is that they are challenged enough, intellectually.

For this group of children, Mandeville organizes monthly excursions with lectures, to interesting places in society and business.

For more information: mandevilleacademy.nl

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25/03/2019 Global Money Week Amsterdam expand

Global Money Week & International Aflatoun Day 2019

The 8th edition of Global Money Week (GMW) and the 9th edition of International Aflatoun Day was kick-started at the Euronext Amsterdam by Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI), Aflatoun International, and students.

Aflatoun Day
Aflatoun Day, initiated by Aflatoun International, is a wonderful occasion to engage children, youth and teachers on social and financial education programs. First launched in 2011, yearly celebrated on 17 March, it became the inspiration for an idea of GMW. 

Global Money Week
Global Money Week, a CYFI initiative, is an annual financial awareness campaign built to inspire children and young people to learn about money matters, livelihoods and entrepreneurship. GMW is held in partnership with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the African Union Commission. Since 2012, the Campaign has reached over 32 million children and young people in over 165 countries worldwide. 

For more information: globalmoneyweek.org  |   childfinanceinternational.org  |   aflatoun.org

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22/03/2019 Alfen one year listed Amsterdam expand

On the occasion of being listed for one year at Euronext Amsterdam (Ticker; ALFEN), Jeroen van Rossen, Financial Director, sounds the gong.

Alfen

Dutch-based Alfen is operating internationally in the heart of the energy transition, as a specialist in energy solutions for the future. With its 80-years’ history, Alfen has a unique combination of activities. Alfen designs develops and produces smart grids, energy storage systems, and electric vehicle charging equipment and combines these in integrated solutions to address the electricity challenges of its clients.

Alfen has demonstrated significant profitable growth over the past few years. Alfen has market-leading positions in the Netherlands and experiences fast international growth benefiting from its first mover advantage. Alfen has proven concepts and mature products in each of its business lines and is well positioned to participate in the expected high market growth. Alfen expects that the energy transition will accelerate, while the company is pursuing an internationalization strategy and is benefiting from cross-selling opportunities between its three business lines.

For more information: alfen.com

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21/03/2019 Winner MKB Export Award Amsterdam expand

Leentjes Poeder Pret is the winner of the MKB Export Award 2018. To celebrate this Marleen de Haan, Director, opens the Amsterdam Stock Exchange.

MKB Export Award

MKB Export Award is an initiative of MKB-Netherlands and various partners. The aim of the award is to stimulate entrepreneurs to operate internationally or to expand existing international activities.

For more information: mkbexportaward.nl poederpret.nl

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20/03/2019 Barco & WDP join the Bel 20 index Brussels expand

Barco & WDP join the Bel 20 index

The Bel 20 index by Euronext welcomed two companies: Barco, specialized in image technology and the logistics real estate company WDP. At this occasion, Charles Beauduin, Chairman of Barco’s Board of Directors & Tony De Pauw, CEO of WDP rang the bell to open the markets in Brussels.

To find out more about Barco: https://www.barco.com/en

To find out more about WDP: https://www.wdp.eu

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20/03/2019 417th Anniversary of the Amsterdam Exchange Amsterdam expand

This year, the Amsterdam exchange, the oldest stock exchange in the world, celebrates its 417th  anniversary. Euronext celebrates this special occasion together with Stichting Capital Amsterdam, the Netherlands Economic Historic  Archive (NEHA), and the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW). To celebrate this Jessica Dijkman, secretary of NEHA sounds the gong.

In Dutch exchange history, the Dutch East India Company (VOC) plays a key role. In 1602, it was the first company to go to the exchange, which makes it the founder of the first stock exchange: the Amsterdam exchange. The first initial public offering was no standalone event. Another important innovation preceded it: the invention of the modern company - the limited liability company - by this very VOC.

For more information: aex.nl neha.com capitalamsterdam.com

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18/03/2019 Faber Halbertsma Group Amsterdam expand

Pooling Partners becomes Faber Halbertsma Group

With a team of colleagues, Stan Peeters ,CFO of Faber Halbertsma Group, sounds the gong to underline the name change of the Dutch family business, operating throughout Europe.

Faber Halbertsma Group
A family owned company with a history dating back to 1891, Faber Halbertsma Group is one of Europe’s leading poolers and is a producer of sustainable wooden products. Faber Halbertsma Group is an exponent of the circular economy.

All companies belonging to the Faber Halbertsma Group will from now on use the new company names: IPP, PAKi, PRS, vPOOL and all individual production companies.

For more information: faberhalbertsmagroup.com

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15/03/2019 World Sleep Day Amsterdam expand

Ronald Voogt, Managing Director of Beter Bed, sounds the gong on the occasion of today's’ World Sleep Day.

Beter Bed Holding

Beter Bed, a retail brand of Beter Bed Holding, has been an established name in the field of bedroom furnishings for more than 35 years and is the market leader in the Netherlands.

Beter Bed Holding specializes in the distribution of bedroom products and equipment. The company does this through its international retail brands Beter Bed (Netherlands and Belgium), Beddenreus (Netherlands), Matratzen Concord (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) and Sängjätten (Sweden).

Beter Bed Holding is listed at Euronext Amsterdam (Ticker: BBED).

For more information: beterbedholding.com

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14/03/2019 ICT Group NV Amsterdam expand

ICT Group NV expands internationally

On the occasion of becoming part of the ICT Group sounds Sam Aston, CEO Additude AB in Sweden, the gong. ICT Group is listed at the Amsterdam Stock Exchange (Ticker: ICT).

Additude

Additude, which is located in Malmö, Sweden,  is one of southern Sweden’s leading IT consulting firms. The company offers market-leading services within industrial innovation processes, project engagements and consultancy. This acquisition perfectly fits ICT Group’s international expansion strategy, in which the Northern European countries are defined as important spearhead.

The acquisition opens up the opportunity to offer ICT’s proprietary OrangeNXT proposition to Additude’s existing and new clients in Sweden.

For more information: ict.eu  |  additude.com

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13/03/2019 Arcadis launches innovation hub in Amsterdam Amsterdam expand

Arcadis’ Global Director of Digital Innovation, Patrick van Hoof, sounds the gong at the Euronext Amsterdam to celebrate the launch of the Arcadis’ innovation hub. Arcadis is listed at Euronext Amsterdam (Ticker: ARCAD).

Innovation hub

The innovation hub aims at incubating and exploring existing and pioneering technologies to create new businesses and digital revenue streams for Arcadis. Two main programs shape the hub; the Arcadis Digital Studio Incubator and the Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator, powered by Techstars.

Arcadis

Arcadis, the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been improving quality of life for over 130 years. The focus areas of our work include infrastructure, water, buildings, and environmental solutions, and we have strong relationships with key decision makers at our clients worldwide.

Techstars

Techstars is the worldwide network that connects entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporations to grow their companies. Techstars operates four divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs, Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships, and the Techstars Venture Capital Fund.

For more information: techstars.com arcadis.com

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12/03/2019 60th listing anniversary Royal BAM Group nv Amsterdam expand

Royal BAM Group NV celebrates its 150th anniversary this year and has been listed at Euronext Amsterdam for 60 years (Ticker BAMNB).  To celebrate this Frans den Houter, CFO, sounds the gong.

BAM Group NV

Royal BAM Group NV is a construction group active in Construction and Property, Civil engineering and Public-Private Partnerships. BAM occupies a leading position in five European home markets: the Netherlands, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Germany. In addition, the Group delivers projects in Denmark, Luxembourg, and Switzerland. BAM International operates in various niche markets worldwide. “Building the present, creating the future.”

According to Frans den Houter: 'The construction industry is one of the most relevant economic factors. As one of the major players in the European construction sector, BAM aims to create maximum value for shareholders. Next to this BAM attaches great importance to safety, sustainability, and digitalization. Our listing on Euronext Amsterdam contributes to the recognition of our significance to society. It is, therefore, a pleasure for me to open the stock exchange.’

For more information: bam.com

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11/03/2019 IEX.nl celebrates ten years of bull market Amsterdam expand

To celebrate ten years of bull market IEX.nl visitor and ex-Theodoor Gillissen employee Michael Molenaar sounds the gong.

Who will call the bottom?

"Who will call the bottom?", the Dutch investor website IEX.nl asked its visitors on the 5th  March 2009 during the darkest days of the debt crisis stock market crash. It turned out the momentum was perfectly timed. Just four days afterward on the 9th of March, the AEX reached 194.99. Then the index turned.... into one long upward trend to rise to this day. It is the longest bull market in stock market history.

Michael Molenaar, like many visitors, took up the challenge of trying to call the bottom- characteristic stockmarket jargon - and he was only a few points and some minutes away.

For more information: iex.com

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08/03/2019 International Women’s Day Brussels expand

International Women’s Day 2019

Chantal de Vrieze, Managing Director at Econocom Belux, rang the Bell to open the trading day in Brussels in celebration of International Women’s Day 2019. Nele van der Borght, the representative from Women in ETFs and Eglantine Eeckhout, Change Facilitator at The Shift/Global Compact Network Belgium were also on stage to give inspiring speeches related to the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day: “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change’.

For the fifth consecutive year, more than 75 stock exchanges across the globe took part in global initiative ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 on Friday 8 March 2019.

The events are a partnership between IFC, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, UN Global Compact, UN Women, the World Federation of Exchanges and Women in ETFs, to raise awareness about the business case for women’s economic empowerment and the opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development.

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08/03/2019 International Women's Day 2019 Amsterdam expand

To celebrate International Women’s Day Miranda Gossen, from Women in ETFs will open the Amsterdam Stock Exchange.

During the International Women Week 2019, a variety of events around the globe are organized by Women in ETFs, UN Global Compact, Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative, UN Women, IFC, and The World Federation of Exchanges.

The events will take place in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa to raise awareness about the importance of gender equality to sustainable development and business. Bell ringing ceremonies will take place at exchanges globally.

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07/03/2019 Topvrouwen.nl Amsterdam expand

Topvrouwen.nl chairwoman Marry de Gaay Fortman is sounding the gong, she is supported by executives at the highest level who have taken responsibility and used their influence to initiate the dialogue about diversity, both in the boardroom and in society.

The need for more women in top executive business positions is recognized in every boardroom but not yet implemented on the desired level.

Topvrouwen.nl enhances the visibility of highly qualified women in the Netherlands. By including women with talent and ambition in their database, they want to stimulate the rise of women to top positions.

For more information: topvrouwen.nl

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06/03/2019 CEO of EdiliziAcrobatica opens trading day in Paris Paris expand

Riccardo Iovino, CEO of EdiliziAcrobatica, opens the trading day in Paris.

EdiliziAcrobatica lists on Euronext Growth

"EdiliziAcrobatica specializes in rope access services. The group offers core drilling, structural reinforcement, cleaning and renovation of facades, walls, windows and roofs, replacement of gutters and rainwater, installation and cleaning of chimneys, installation of anti-pigeon protection and partial interventions of terraces and cornices. At the end of 2017, the group had a network of 49 branches (including 22 franchises) located in Italy. EdiliziAcrobatica is the Italian leading company in its sector and one of the most important in Europe. "

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06/03/2019 International Women’s Day Summit Amsterdam expand

International Women’s Day Summit 2019

Harper's Bazaar Network Academy and BrandedU organize the International Women's Day Summit 2019 at De Hallen Studios in Amsterdam. To celebrate this, Miluska van t Lam and Nancy Poleon will open the Amsterdam stock exchange.

Dutch Female Board Index

According to the Dutch Female Board Index of 2018, the number of female directors last year remained the same as in previous years. The International Women’s Day Summit is organized to increase the visibility of (top) women and underline the importance of women at the top.

Harper's Bazaar Network Academy in collaboration with BrandedU brings together intelligent and ambitious women who are consciously focused on and engaged with their personal development and careers. Harper's Bazaar and BrandedU aims to inspire, connect and motivate these women.

For more information: harpersbazaar.nl

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05/03/2019 Kolegio Alejandro Paula Amsterdam expand

Deborah Chong, student of Kolegio Alejandro Paula, sounds the gong to kick off school project The Total Experience.

The Total Experience
The main goal is to learn strategically to plan the options of following a bachelor/master degree in the Netherlands while weighting the cons and pro’s and taking into consideration the return on investment.

Kolegio Alejandro Paula
Kolegio Alejandro Paula a public school, formerly known as Peter Stuyvesant College established in September 1941, is the eldest school for HAVO VWO on Curacao.

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04/03/2019 Women in Tech Amsterdam expand

Women in Tech The Netherlands opens trading day 

Snezana Zivcevska-Stalpers, Project Manager at IBM,  sounds the gong of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange celebrating the start of International Women’s Week 2019. Women in Tech is raising awareness for the need of more women in technology in The Netherlands and globally.

She is a Project Manager Tech & Innovation at IBM and an UN Women champion for change for gender equality and women’s economic empowerment. She is also the leader of the Women in Tech® chapter in The Netherlands.

Women in Tech® is a global movement that gathers all people, networks, and organizations engaged in bridging the gender gap in the technology sector by helping women embrace technology.

For more information: women-in-tech.org

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01/03/2019 20th Listing Anniversary Roularta Brussels expand

Xavier Bouckaert, CEO of Roularta, opened the trading day in Brussels to celebrate the 20th Listing Anniversary of the group.

Roularta Media Group is a Belgian multimedia group, market leader in the field of magazines (Dutch/French) (general news magazines, business magazines and sports weeklies, lifestyle magazines, medical and professional magazines), local media in Flanders (free local papers, Sunday papers, lifestyle magazines and internet marketing solutions) and business television.

For more information: roularta.be

01/03/2019 SPDR MSCI World UCITS ETF Amsterdam expand

Launch of SPDR MSCI World UCITS ETF 

State Street celebrates the listing of the MSCI World UCITS ETF (Ticker: SWRD) on Euronext Amsterdam. To celebrate Noussair Aatil sounds the gong.

The new SPDR MSCI World UCITS ETF offers investors access to a broad basket of over 1,600 stocks across 23 advanced economies. This represents roughly 85 per cent of the float-adjusted market capitalisation of developed equity markets.

Philippe Roset, head of SPDR ETFs Netherlands, illustrates: “State Street Global Advisors have a lot of experience and heritage in managing assets against the MSCI World Index. This has allowed us to construct a cost-efficient fully-replicated MSCI World ETF which does not engage in securities lending.”

For more information: SPDRs.com

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28/02/2019 Automotive Innovation Award Amsterdam expand

Lightyear wins Automotive Innovation Award

Qurein Biewenga, CFO and co-founder of Lightyear, rings the gong today to celebrate that his company Lightyear who develops electric solar cars has received both the ‘Challenging Concepts’ and the special 'Audience Award'.

Jury
By the jury of the Automotive Innovation Award Lightyear was described as follows:

"With the development of Lightyear One, Lightyear has raised their ambitions high. With the development of a car which is three times more efficient than the best EV's in the market, we might be looking at the new Tesla."

Next to three winners that were chosen by the jury, the organization handed out an Audience Award for the first time. Lightyear was fortunate to win this award as well.

Lightyear
Lightyear is developing an electric family car with integrated solar cells.

Lightyear is a fast-growing company with more than 100 employees, consisting of a mix of young top talent from the winning teams of the World Solar Challenge and experience from the automotive industry.

For more information: lightyear.one

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27/02/2019 The Netherland- America Friendship Gala Amsterdam expand

For the first time, a gala dinner of the Netherland America Foundation will be held in The Netherlands. In honor of this Merijn Boender, chairman, sounds  the gong.

The Netherlands America Foundation

Almost 100 years ago the Netherland America Foundation (NAF) was established to strengthen the friendship ties between the Netherlands and the USA. The NAF’s focus is  mainly on the cultural, scientific and economic sector.

Every year a large number of Dutch and American students receive a fellowship to study in each other's countries.

The First Netherlands-America Friendship Gala in the Netherlands

On April 4th a charity Gala will be organized in the Pieterskerk in Leiden in the presence of patroness of the NAF; Princess Margriet. The well-known comedian Greg Shapiro will host the evening.

For more information: thenaf.org

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26/02/2019 80th Listing anniversary Heineken N.V. Amsterdam expand

Heineken N.V. 80 years stock listing

Heineken is listed on the stock market since 1939. To celebrate this anniversary Federico Castillo, Head of Investor Relations, will sound the gong.

Heineken
Heineken is the world's most international brewer. It is the leading developer and marketer of premium beer and  cider brands. In 2018 the company brewed 249.5 million hectolitre of beer. It consists of 170 breweries, malthouses, and cider plants in over 70 countries.

Led by the Heineken® brand, the Group has a portfolio of more than 300 international, regional, local and specialty beers and ciders.

Through "Brewing a Better World", sustainability is embedded in the business.

For more information: theheinekencompany.com

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26/02/2019 IPO Arcure Paris expand

Franck Gayraud, CEO of Arcure opens the European trading day in Paris

Arcure specializes in the development of intelligent sensors for increasing the autonomy of machines on industrial sites. The company offers products for obstacle and pedestrian detection/classification and location, all-in-one access and location control devices, etc.Net sales by source of income breaks down between sales of product (88.2%) and sales of services (11.8%). Net sales are distributed geographically as follows: France (39.9%), Europe (22%), Asia (31.6%), North America (3.2%) and other (3.3%).

25/02/2019 Laureates of the “Rallye Boursier - Beursrally” by L’Echo & De Tijd Brussels expand

Laureates of the “Rallye Boursier - Beursrally” by L’Echo & De Tijd

Jordy Gladines, winner of the Rallye Boursier - Beursrally co-organized by L’Echo & De Tijd, rang the Bell in Brussels to close the financial markets. Frederik Delaplace, CEO of Mediafin, took this occasion to address his congratulations to the award winners.

To find out more about L’Echo: https://www.lecho.be/

To find out more about De Tijd: https://www.tijd.be/

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25/02/2019 Impact Matters Amsterdam expand

ABN AMRO and Impact Matters call for more corporate volunteering projects

Wim Saris (ABN AMRO) opens the stock exchange on behalf of Impact Matters and ABN AMRO to call for attention for more valuable collaborations between businesses and non-profit organisations.

Sharing knowledge, bringing worlds together

The concept of Impact Matters is to use business knowledge to help organizations achieve their mission. Impact Matters was founded in 2016 by Henriette van Eeghen and connects the demand of charities with the knowledge supply of corporate organisations. The organisation has many contacts in the non-profit sector and seeks the best fitting match for their requests in its contacts in the corporate world.

About ABN AMRO

ABN AMRO is affiliated as a partner company. Employees of ABN AMRO have the opportunity to use their expertise and talent for projects of Impact Matters. ABN AMRO Group is one of the leading Dutch banking groups and listed on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange as ABN.

For more information: abnamro.com impactmatters.nl

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22/02/2019 Rembrandt and The Dutch Golden Age year Amsterdam expand

With the opening of the exhibition Rembrandt and the Mauritshuis by Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix the year-long celebration Rembrandt and the Golden Age 2019 officially started. Throughout the year, exhibitions and activities commemorating Rembrandt’s death 350 years ago in Amsterdam.  Five museums are presenting special exhibitions about the old master’s work: the Fries Museum, Mauritshuis, Rembrandt House Museum, Rijksmuseum and Museum De Lakenhal.

Lidewij de Koekkoek, director of Museum Het Rembrandthuis is opening the stock exchange in honor to this year-long celebration.

Rembrandthuis
Museum Het Rembrandthuis contains the house and workshop where Rembrandt lived, painted and gave lessons to his pupils for almost 20 years.

For more information: rembrandt-2019.nl

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21/02/2019 Momentum Risk Monitor Amsterdam expand

To celebrate the launch of Momentum Risk Monitor , Rocco Pellegrinelli, Founder & CEO, will sound the gong. Momentum Risk Monitor is Euronext’s second alternative data product developed in partnership with Trendrating.

Trendrating
Trendrating is a company based in Switzerland specialising in momentum trend capture using machine learning techniques. Trendrating captures a shifts in momentum exposure faster and more smartly with its their robust momentum rating tools based on a self-adjusting algo model.

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20/02/2019 100 years Amsterdam Public Library Amsterdam expand

OBA 100 years: 100 days of celebrations 

De public library of Amsterdam (OBA) celebrates its 100th anniversary. In honour of this, the OBA opens the stock exchange.

Director Martin Berendse: “The OBA is a lot more than just books, the library wants to show that during the celebrations. There are special activities in the InburgerBar for people who would like to improve their skills on language and digital knowledge. For children there is a reading bed that visits all the 27 locations and the library will organize special plays.

The OBA has published a special jubilee book called “Amsterdammers and their library”.

For more information: oba.nl/100jaar

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20/02/2019 Audiovalley lists on Euronext Brussels Brussels expand

To celebrate Audiovalley’s first trading day in Brussels, Alexandre Saboundjian, CEO, rang the bell to open the financial markets.

To find out more about Audiovalley: audiovalley.com ​​

19/02/2019 Chocoa Festival Amsterdam expand

7th Edition Chocoa Festival  

Chocoa, the chocolate festival, is being held for the seventh time this year to contribute to the growth of the market for sustainable and high-quality chocolate. The gong is sounded by Caroline Lubbers, co-founder of Equipoise and of Chocoa.

Chocoa
Chocoa is an example of how market forces are improved by bringing cocoa farmers directly into contact with cocoa buyers.
The fair with over 80 stands are especially from cocoa producing countries from Asia, Africa and Latin America.
The producers are here to sell their cocoa directly to chocolate makers. There are chocolate makers from around the world. At the same time, a conference will take place on the progress of the sustainability of the cocoa chain, with companies such as Cargill, and Port of Amsterdam.

Equipoise
Equipoise was established in 2014 and advises on making the cocoa chain more sustainable, based on the conviction that this sustainability should be market-driven.

For more information: chocoa.nl

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18/02/2019 Nedap signs 3 contract Ackermans Amsterdam expand

Nedap signs 3 year contract with retailer Ackermans

Nedap has signed a three year contract with South African retailer Ackermans for the supply of  Nedap’s leading RFID software platform, to its 800 stores in Southern Africa. With this deal, Nedap has become the fastest growing RFID platform in the world. To celebrate this achievement, Rob Schuurman, Managing Director, will ring the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange Opening Bell.

Nedap is the Global Leader in RFID within Retail. Nedap helps retailers permanently prevent losses, optimize stock levels and simplify the multi-store retail management using RFID. Nedap’s RFID software platform gives retailers real-time item-level insights into their stock levels and the exact location of each item. Using these real-time insights, retailers are able act much more agile, offer customers a better shopping experience and uplift sales.

For more information: nedap-retail.com

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15/02/2019 RTL Z Investment competition Amsterdam expand

Winners RTL Z Investment competition

Investment Study Club Duitenberg from the University of Twente  will open the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. This study club won the student competition of the RTL Z Beursspel last year. To celebrate their victory, they have the honor to open today’s exchange. 

Investment Study Club Duitenberg was founded in 1986 and has about 200 members.

RTL Z
RTL Z is a Dutch business and financial news television channel.

For more information: rtlzbeursspel.nl

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14/02/2019 Morningstar Fund Awards 2018 Brussels expand

Morningstar Fund Awards 2018 and launch of the book “Talking About… Risks”

Robert van Beek & Paul Resnik rang the bell to celebrate the laureates of the MorningStar Fund Awards 2018 & the launch of the book “Talking About… Risks”, written in collaboration with Ben Granjé (Trends Investment Community).

For more information : acties.trends.knack.be

14/02/2019 Valentine's day Amsterdam expand

Valentine's day with PostNL

PostNL is helps the Dutch with their a romantic gesture with their new campaign. On Valentine' s day Esther Greenen from PostNL will open the trade.

PostNL
The listed postal company PostNL has the largest and most modern network for letters, parcels and e-commerce in the Benelux countries. PostNL employs a total of 44,000 people. With its loyal workforce, extensive networks and innovative drive, its ambition is to be the leading postal and logistics solutions provider in chosen markets. In 2017 its revenues reached €3.5 billion.

For more information: postnl.nl

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13/02/2019 Marconi Award Amsterdam expand

Winner Marconi Award

BNR Newsradio, the Netherland’s only commercial news radiostation, received the Marconi Online Award for BNR Smart Radio. To celebrate this Mireille van Ark will sound the gong.

BNR Newsradio
For 20 years, BNR Newsradio has been a key aspect in the lives decision makers and professionals. BNR creates audio for entrepreneurs and professionals, audio which is in turn created by entrepreneurs and professionals – for radio as well as online, live as well as on-demand

BNR Smart Radio
This technology, integrated in BNR’s existing app, enables personalized playlists that are selected, generated and served to listeners through AI and machine learning.

This innovation is part of BNR’s preparations for a bright future.

For more information: bnr.nl

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12/02/2019 Winners high school investment competition Amsterdam expand

The winners of last year’s fall edition 2018-2019 of Scholenstrijd will sound the gong.

The competition is a digital investment competition for high school students. Students from Openbaar Lyceum De Amersfoorste Berg won this national competition in fictional trading on the stock exchange.  They won in the category best financial return and best risk-return ratio.

Scholenstrijd
Foundation Capital Amsterdam , IEX and VECON are sponsors for this competition from the very beginning. Other companies involved are AFM, DNB, Kempen van Lanschot and Rabobank.  Every year over 20000 students in the Netherlands are participating to Scholenstrijd which also offers masterclasses and guest lectures.

For more information: scholenstrijd.nl

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11/02/2019 Sequana Medical Brussels expand

Listing of Sequana Medical on Euronext Brussels

Belgian-based medtech company Sequana Medical NV (ticker symbol: SEQUA) raised €27.5 million in successful Initial Public Offering. Ian Crosbie, CEO of Sequana Medical, opens the trading day in Brussels.

Sequana Medical NV
Sequana Medical NV is a commercial stage medical device company focused on the development of innovative treatment solutions for the management of liver disease, heart failure, malignant ascites and other fluid imbalance disorders. 

Founded in Switzerland in 2006, Sequana has established its new corporate headquarters in Ghent, Belgium, in order to benefit from Belgium’s attractive healthcare ecosystem and ultimately to list on Euronext Brussels, one of the most dynamic stock exchanges in Europe for life sciences IPOs. 

For more information : sequanamedical.com

11/02/2019 NSI “In the Boardroom” Amsterdam expand

CEO NSI NV sounds the gong for “In the Boardroom” broadcast

Euronext presents the second broadcast of "In the Boardroom" with Bernd Stahli, CEO of stock Exchange Company NSI NV

These broadcasts are designed to give private investors a peek behind the scenes or, in this case, In the Boardroom – a place which is normally only accessible to a company’s most senior executives.

For more information and register yourself for tonight’s webinar at 20.00 hrs? Please visit aex.nl

For more information: aex.nl

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08/02/2019 Milliman Pensions Amsterdam expand

Milliman Pensions opens the trading day

Milliman Pensions, will open the stock exchange to celebrate the opening of its new Pension & Investment Risk practice in The Netherlands.

About Milliman
Milliman is an independent agency that was founded in 1947 and now has offices in major cities around the world.

For more information: milliman.com

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07/02/2019 Quant Insight Macro Risk Amsterdam expand

Quant Insight celebrates the launch of Macro Risk

Mahmood Noorani, Founder & CEO, will open the trade to celebrate the launch of Macro Risk Insight, a new alternative data service developed by Quant Insight and Euronext to provide asset managers with valuable insight into the risk exposure of their investments to global macro factors.

Quant Insight
Qi’s core belief is that a scientific approach to analysing financial markets can be combined with human judgement to enhance performance and better understand risk.

Given the highly complex, data rich and interconnected nature of macro-economic and market factors, the need for a rigorous framework to quantify the impact of macro influences has never been greater.
Qi solutions are based on applying adaptive machine learning techniques to large amounts of relevant macro data. This enables global investors to define the macro characteristics of assets, optimise trade selection, identify market regime shifts, spot valuation opportunities and measure risk exposure to macro factors at both instrument and portfolio level.

Qi analytics are delivered in a number of ways, including through a REST API, web platform, Thematic Equity Baskets service, Qi Macro Risk product and Qi Labs. Founded in 2014, Qi is the result of several years of collaboration between experienced investors and leading academics and data scientists. QI solutions are already widely used across some of the world’s largest asset managers, hedge funds, pension funds, insurance companies, hedge funds and family offices.

For more information  quant-insight.com 

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06/02/2019 Semmie.nl Amsterdam expand

Semmie.nl celebrates 2nd Anniversary

Semmie.nl celebrates its 2nd anniversary as the new generation of asset management for non-investors by opening the Amsterdam Stock Exchange.

About Semmie.nl
Semmie.nl was founded in 2017 by Sem Jr. van Berkel and Lodewijk Kalden and is a digital platform for people who want to invest, but don’t know how. People that want to save up some money but want more in return in comparison from what they get in their savings account. By using smart technology and the knowledge of financial experts, Semmie.nl gives access to a world that was previously only accessible to the happy few.

For more information: semmie.nl

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05/02/2019 Ammodo Science Awards 2019 Amsterdam expand

Ammodo opens trading 

One of the winners of the Ammodo Science Awards 2019, Tody Kiers, opens the trading day.

The Ammodo Science Award was introduced to encourage researchers in a crucial and advanced phase of their scientific career. Every two years eight Ammodo Science Awards are given to internationally acclaimed scientists in four scientific categories:

  • Biomedical Sciences,
  • Humanities
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences.

Through the Award, Ammodo aims to strengthen curiosity-driven science in the Netherlands across the board.

For more information: ammodo-science-award.org

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04/02/2019 World Cancer day Amsterdam expand

KWF sounds the gong for World Cancer day

Johan van de Gronden is managing-directeur of KWF Kankerbestrijding, the Dutch Cancer Society and sounds the gong for World Cancer day.

KWF is the biggest financer of cancer research in the Netherlands.  

For more information: kwf.nl

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01/02/2019 Randstad & Swimpy Amsterdam expand

Collaboration Randstad & Swimpy

Randstad is the global leader in the HR services industry. Not only for making the perfect match, but also in providing education for employees to realize their true potential.

Randstad is committed to Swimpy, an educational institute for lifeguards and allround swimming trainers. They carry a great social responsibility, because learning to swim in a country that abounds in water is of vital importance. Willem Verwoerd, owner of Swimpy  has the honor of opening the first trading day in February 2019.

Randstad
Randstad is the world's No. 3 of human resources services. Randstad is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. Randstad shares are traded under symbol RAND

For more information: swimpy.nl

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31/01/2019 FISD Amsterdam Amsterdam expand

FISD Amsterdam sounds the gong

FISD is running ‘FISD Amsterdam’ on the afternoon of January  31st . A conference for the Dutch Market Data community – kindly hosted by Euronext for the last five years. In honor of that Tracey Shumpert – Membership Director sounds the gong.

FISD is a neutral forum that has served the financial information industry for 25 years. Their 200+ global member companies recognize that market data distribution, efficient trade execution, and regulatory compliance require a high level of consistent and predictable service - all of which are dependent on the close cooperation of many independent organizations and systems. Industry stakeholders support FISD as the forum of choice to identify and resolve the business and technical issues that affect the administration, distribution, and utilization of financial information.

The FISD agenda encompasses the wide range of commercial, technical, and regulatory issues that face the financial information industry. The specific events, working groups, and activities that FISD offers will change over time in response to member needs and the changing business environment.

For more information: fisd.net

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30/01/2019 Playground Amsterdam expand

In a world where it is difficult to reach consumers directly Playground develops a concept for brands to be in direct contact with the consumer. As face to face meetings are the ultimate way to build relationships.Playground includes a few factors that are really important pillars such as humor, inspiration and sustainability.

Playground , a young creative agency , is aiming to be circular in 2023. Jasper Goossen, partner of Playground, will sound the gong.

For more information: playground.nl

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29/01/2019 Week of the Forgotten Child Amsterdam expand

Week of the Forgotten Child

On the 29th of January is the start of the week of the forgotten child. To honor this the organization will sound the gong.

The Forgotten Child Foundation

The foundation is campaigning this week to prevent unnecessary sorrow for children who have to move from home. These children are moved from youth care to youth care and the foundation wants to put an hold to this.

For more information: hetvergetenkind.nl

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28/01/2019 Start Investing 2019 Amsterdam expand

Blondjes Beleggen Beter organizes Start Investing 2019

On the 1st of February the investor event Start with Investing 2019 takes place at Beursplein 5. Janneke Willemse (Blondjes Beleggen Beter) and investment experts Martine Hafkamp (Fintessa), Yaela van Raalte (BinckBank) and Paul Springorum jointly open the trading day on the Amsterdam stock exchange.

About Start Investing 2019

During Start Investing 2019, investors get practical insights and no-nonsense information, with which they can get started on the stock market themselves. Participants start with a tour of the historic stock exchange building.

For more information: blondjesbeleggenbeter.nl  - fintessa.nl - binck.nl/laten-beleggen

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25/01/2019 Jumping Amsterdam Amsterdam expand

Jumping Amsterdam the Diamond Edition

The international equestrian event Jumping Amsterdam celebrates her 60th edition from 24 - 27 of January 2019: the very special ‘Diamond Edition’! To celebrate this Paul Riemens will sound the gong

In 2019, Jumping Amsterdam is not only host to the FEI Dressage World Cup™,  the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ presented by RAI Amsterdam will be back on the program as well. 

For more information: jumpingamsterdam.nl

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24/01/2019 Unilever Calvé Amsterdam expand

Peanut Butter Day

On the 24th of January it is International Peanut Butter Day. To celebrate this Calvé, part of Euronext Amsterdam listed Unilever, will sound the gong.

Unilever
Unilever is one of the leading groups worldwide specializing in the manufacture and marketing of food and care products.

For more information: calve.nl

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23/01/2019 Listing Sponsor MAINFIRST Paris expand

MAINFIRST becomes Listing Sponsor

Ebrahim Attarzadeh, CEO of MAINFIRST Bank AG, opens the trading day in Paris.

MAINFIRST is a multi-local investment bank specialised in Equities. Through its comprehensive coverage across core Europe - highly valued by leading institutional investors – MAINFIRST offers excellent access to both, local and large international institutional investors. The company renders these services locally within its core regions and hence offers an excellent local network to investors and listed corporates. In IPO’s and capital raisings/selldowns, MAINFIRST brings to bear placement power and acts as reliable partner throughout equity transactions of all kinds.

23/01/2019 BNG Bank Literature Prize Amsterdam expand

Winner of BNG Bank Literatuurprijs
The winner of the 14th edition of the BNG Bank Literatuurprijs, Nina Polak will open the market by sounding the gong.

BNG Bank
BNG Bank, founded in 1914, is a committed partner for a more sustainable country and enables the public sector to realize social objectives.
The BNG Bank Literature Prize is an oeuvre prize worth € 15.000 intended to encourage young literary talent.

For more information: bngbank.nl

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22/01/2019 Dutch Read a Story Days Amsterdam expand

On the 23rd of January 2019, De Nationale Voorleesdagen, start with a read a story breakfast. In honor of the 16th edition, the illustrator and author of the Picture Book of the Year: Leo Timmers sounds the Gong.

Dutch Read a Story days
The goal of these days is to stimulate reading to children that are not able to read yet.  

For more information: cpnb.nl

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21/01/2019 Amsterdammer of the Year Amsterdam expand

Abdelhamid Idrissi. the winner of 2018, sounds the gong.With the annual presentation the Amsterdam foundation aims to promote the interconnectedness of the Amsterdammers; to place spotless activities, which usually remain unexposed, into the spotlight.

Since 2005 the election of the Amsterdammer of the Year has been organized and focuses on the whole of Amsterdam. The stories of the finalists, which are widely distributed through various media, inspire and motivate to unselfishly commit to another.

For more information: amsterdammervanhetjaar.nl   

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18/01/2019 ACTIAM investment expert poll Amsterdam expand

Gong for the winner of the ACTIAM investment expert poll

The 2018 winner of the ACTIAM investment expert poll is Frank Bonsee sales trader at ABNAMRO. In honor of this he sounds the gong at the Amsterdam stock exchange.

ACTIAM investment expert poll

Every year assetmanager ACTIAM asks over a hundred investment professionals for their expectations for the best and the worst stock in the coming year. Besides that, the participants are asked for their expectations for the AEX-index. This poll has been conducted since 1994. The investment professional who made the best choices is the winner and receives the price for best investment professional.

For more information: www.actiam.nl

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17/01/2019 Bert Douwes Award 2018 Amsterdam expand

Winners Bert Douwes Award 2018 visit the Amsterdam exchange

Bauke van der Sluis and Mees van de Wetering, winners of the Bert Douwes Award 2018, sound the gong to open the trading day at Beursplein 5.

The two students of the Hogeschool van Amsterdam Minor Beleggen have been selected from a number of nominees as authors of the best paper in 2018. Within the minor, which lasts for six months, students have to write a paper about a current investment topic. The winning paper dealt with the influence and use of Big Data in the financial world, and in particular the investment market.

The award (the Bert Douwes Award) is named after a teacher of the minor, Bert Douwes, who died in 2007 and is awarded annually by a jury consisting of Ton Ruitenburg (former Euronext), Eelco Hessling (ex Euronext and lecturer of Investment Ethics at the HvA ) and Theo Feijen (former option trader and lecturer in behavioral analysis at the AUAS) and consists of a sculpture and € 1500, - which is made available annually by the Capital Amsterdam Foundation.

For more information: www.minorbeleggen.nl

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16/01/2019 Amsterdam Hotel Night 2019 Amsterdam expand

Gong in the run up to the "Hotelnacht Amsterdam 2019"

19 & 20 January , Hotelnight Amsterdam will be held for the seventh time. Initiator Vincent van Dijk has the honor to sound the gong.

Hotel night
During the Hotel Night several hotels in Amsterdam open their doors for their fellow citizens. Throughout the weekend, around 50 culinary, creative and cultural events are organized in more than 30 top hotels.

For more information: hotelnacht.nl

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15/01/2019 70th anniversary De Zonnebloem Amsterdam expand

Nationale Vereniging De Zonnebloem sounds the gong for 70 years anniversary

On the 17th of Janurary 2019 ‘Nationale Vereniging de Zonnebloem’ turns 70 years old. The NGO enriches the life of people with a physical disability. Caroll Sastro, who uses a wheelchair for everyday life, opens the stock exchange to celebrate this anniversary.

Nationale Vereniging de Zonnebloem
38,000 volunteers are active in every neighborhood, village and city in the Netherlands. They visit people at home. Most people with a physical disability cannot leave their homes as much as they want. Due to lack of personal help and/or because of medical care they need. That is why 1,100 local Zonnebloem branches organise activities, such as day trips and holidays. Annually over 112,000 people participate in those activities.

The NGO improves the accessibility of the most visited leisure locations in the Netherlands. Therefore 750 wheelchair users act as mystery guests and test theme parks, cinemas, zoo’s, theaters, football stadiums, and so on. Also, de Zonnebloem has a fleet of 50 wheelchair rental cars, across the Netherlands.

For more information: zonnebloem.nl

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14/01/2019 Trend-discourse Amsterdam expand

Gong in the run up to the ‘’Trendrede 2019’’

The market is opened by Futurity Psychologist Tom Kniesmeijer, in his function as initiator of the Trendrede (‘Trend-discourse’). Together with a selected group of trendanalysts, he bundles the larger developments in society in the yearly Trendrede.

Presentation of the ninth Trendrede

Tuesday, January 15th, the ninth Trendrede will be presented in Amsterdam. After that, the Trendrede will start its journey through media, organizations and Holland. This year the theme is The fire of change. Things are heating up in The Netherlands. The need for change is great. How will this work out, in 2019? What will be the big change missions in our society? What will be the trendtopics to dominate public discussion, the coming year?

About the Trendrede

The Trendrede is loved by policy makers of both goverment and market companies. The first version originated in 2010 and since then every year saw the birth of a new one. The Trendrede focuses on the larger trendwaves in society, to help organizations with planning future proof strategies.

For more information: www.trendrede.nl

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11/01/2019 Dutch IR Awards 2019 Amsterdam expand

The winners of the Dutch IR Awards 2019 pay a visit to Beursplein 5 to sound the gong.

The Netherlands Association for Investor Relations (NEVIR) awarded the Dutch IR Awards 2019 on the 10th of January. For the twelfth consecutive year, prizes will be awarded to Dutch listed companies and IR professionals who excel in Investor Relations.

NEVIR is the professional representative body and advocacy organization for investor relations officers at Dutch listed companies. More than 70% of the listed companies at Euronext Amsterdam are a member of the NEVIR.

For more information: nevir.nl

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10/01/2019 Cebulon joins Nyenburgh Holding Amsterdam expand

As per 1st January 2019 Cebulon V.O.F. a Dutch trading firm joined Nyenburgh Holding B.V. because of its very competitive trading costs, service and transparency. To celebrate this they will open the stock exchange together

Nyenburgh Holding B.V.

Nyenburgh is active worldwide in the most important financial markets, mainly with proprietary trading, arbitrage trading and long-term investments in Life Science companies. In addition, the company offers professional traders the opportunity to rent a workplace on the former trading floor of the Amsterdam Exchange, or from any location in the Netherlands. Nyenburgh has gained a unique position within the professional trade community in the Netherlands through its professional trading facilities, unique partnership structure and competitive rates.

For more information; getsbv.nl

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09/01/2019 Baikowski lists on Euronext Growth Paris expand

Benoît Grenot, CEO of Baikowski, opens the trading day in Paris.

Baikowski specializes in the manufacture of inorganic chemicals and fine minerals for the high-tech industrial markets. The group offers high purity alumina powders, fine oxides and composites such as spinel, ZTA, YAG, cerium for applications in lighting (low-intensity lamps and lamp tubes), watchmaking (sapphire tops and ceramic parts), electronics (semiconductors), medical (prostheses and intraocular implants) and other industries.
Baikowski has 3 production sites located in France, the United States and Japan.

09/01/2019 HR Proffie 2018 Amsterdam expand

A.S.R. Runner up at the HR Proffie 2018

Insurance company a.s.r. ended as runner up in the battle for the HR Proffie 2018, the award for the best HR strategy in The Netherlands. To celebrate this Jolanda Sappelli, director of Human Resouces at a.s.r., rings the bell.

HR Proffie

Since 2004, the HR Proffie is awarded by a professional jury that is composed of well-respected Dutch HR professionals. This year, the competition was built around the theme ‘Workforce of the Future’ and the jury was looking for companies that use significant HR strategies and HR tools to anticipate on the changing labour market. Participants were judged on their best practices and specific examples that bring the HR profession to a higher level. Four companies were nominated for the HR Proffie and Jolanda Sappelli and her team won second prize.

HR strategy ‘on the move’

a.s.r.’s HR strategy is based on mobility and improving agility. By investing firmly in education and  employability, by promoting management based on trust and by stimulating personal leadership,  a.s.r. is able to acquire the highly skilled, agile and vital workforce that it needs to realize it’s strategic goals now and in the future.

About a.s.r.

a.s.r. is the Dutch insurance company for all insurances and known for her brands a.s.r., De Amersfoortse, Ditzo, Europeesche Verzekeringen and Ardanta. With 3500 employees and a revenue of almost € 4 billion in 2017, a.s.r. is one of the largest insurers in the Netherlands. a.s.r. is listed on Euronext Amsterdam and included in the AEX-index.

For more information: asrnederland.nl en werkenbijasr.nl

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08/01/2019 Amsterdam Light Festival Amsterdam expand

During the 7th edition of Amsterdam Light Festival, one of the artworks can be seen on Beursplein. Frédérique ter Brugge, managing director, will open the stock exchange.

Artworks
With the realisation of more than 200 artworks since 2012, Amsterdam Light Festival has developed into one of the largest light art festivals in Europe. In a short time, we were able to make light art known to a wider audience. Every year, artists from around the world work on a new exhibition that is made especially for Amsterdam. After their premiere in Amsterdam, a number of these artworks are included in the permanent collection that travels the world.

Amsterdam Light Festival
Amsterdam Light Festival is an art festival brings light during the darkest months of the year. Numerous light artworks made especially for the festival are shown against the idyllic backdrop of the historic city centre. The festival brings creativity, innovation and technology together, thus embodying Amsterdam's core strengths.

For more information: amsterdamlightfestival.com

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07/01/2019 IEX Investment Influential 2018 Amsterdam expand

Mary Pieterse-Bloem elected IEX Investment Influential 2018

Prof. Dr Mary Pieterse-Bloem, Global Head Fixed Income ABN AMRO Private Bank, has been voted the most influential investor of 2018 by her colleagues, the readers of IEXProfs. To celebrate this success Prof Pieterse-bloem will sound the gong.

About the election

IEXProfs annually organizes the election for the IEX Investment Influential 2018 (formerly known as Dutch Investment Influential). For two weeks in November, professional investors can cast their vote online, choosing between 150 nominated colleagues. This year’s edition was extra special; the editors of IEXProfs nominated almost seven times as many women as last year. In the Dutch investment sector, five out of six executive positions are occupied by a man. This is not appropriate for the present time and needs to change. The financial industry needs more women. One way to achieve this on the platform, is to put the most important women of the sector in the spotlight. Professional investors agreed because the top 10 was full of influential women. Mary Pieterse-Bloem took the lead from the beginning of the elections and did not let go. She convincingly became the most influential investor 2018.

About Mary Pieterse-Bloem

Prof. dr. Mary Pieterse-Bloem is Global Head Fixed Income ABN AMRO Private Bank and, since 2018, also Financial Markets Professor at the Erasmus School of Economics. Besides this, she is chairman of the Rente Gilde, member of the Financial Table of Kon. Industrieele Groote Club, Member of the Advisory Board of the ESAA Certified Pension Executive program and member of the Advisory Board of IEXProfs.

For more information: iexprofs.nl

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04/01/2019 Winner of the Huub van Rozendaal award opens the trading day Amsterdam expand

Royal Dutch Auping CFO Willemien Boot opened the Dutch stock exchange. On November 14th Willemien won the Huub van Rozendaal award for Best CFO of a Family business.

Auping has worked for 130 years now on solutions in the area of sleep and the power of rest. Our conviction: a rested world is a better world. It is their mission to work with passion and curiosity to provide products and services that ensure you can live your well life well rested and relaxed, energetic, alert and pleasant. Sustainability, design, and innovation are their main drivers.

Auping is the developer, producer and retailer of personal sleep and rest solutions with attention for people, the environment and the future.

For more information: auping.com/en

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03/01/2019 34th edition Carre World Circus Amsterdam expand

The 34th edition of the Wereldkerstcircus Carré

May all your days be circusdays! Successor of Tony Wilson and new ringmaster of the Worldchristmascircus Fred Butter will ring the bell.

The Worldchristmascircus or ‘Wereldkerstcircus’ in Dutch has brought happiness to literally millions of people from all around the world in its 34 year history. The history of their winter venue, the Royal Theatre Carré here in Amsterdam, is equally impressive: over 130 years this has been the ultimate circus venue in Europe. The Worldchristmascircus is world-renowned for its elaborate costumes, the incredible historical setting and the extremely high quality of the acts. Only the winners of the most prestigious prizes in the performance world are welcome in the arena. This year however, they are going even more overboard for the ultimate circus celebration: 250 years of circus!

The Wereldkerstcircus B.V. is a special collaboration between Stichting Carré Theatreproductions, Stardust Circus International B.V. and Interpresario, just for this Christmas production.

More information : carre.nl

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02/01/2019 Listing for Triodos Fair Share Fund Amsterdam expand

Triodos Fair Share Fund, one of Triodos Investment Management’s impact investing funds, will be listed at Euronext Amsterdam as per the 1st of January 2019. Up until that moment, the fund is available exclusively through Triodos Bank Netherlands. With this listing the fund will also become available to investors who do not hold an investment account at Triodos Bank.  To celebrate this Tim Crijns, Fund Manager of Triodos Fair Share Fund, will be sounding the gong.

Fund Manager Tim Crijns: “Through this listing at Euronext Amsterdam, the distribution opportunities of the fund will expand considerably. By doing so, we address the broad interest of investors to invest in microfinance. It also fits our vision to make impact investing available for a wider audience, specifically for retail investors.”   

Investing in microfinance

Triodos Fair Share Fund invests in microfinance. Since inception the fund has grown to a volume of EUR 350 million, allowing it to provide finance to around 100 microfinance institutions and banks in 40 countries in Afrika, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. These institutions provide services to people on  low incomes and small and medium sized enterprises who have no or limited access to financial services.

More information: triodos-im.com

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31/12/2018 DoubleDividend and Run4Schools as ‘running partners’ Amsterdam expand

DoubleDividend is delighted to continue the tradition to ring out an investment year together with Stichting Run4Schools. DoubleDividend likes to draw attention to the runners of Stichting Run4Schools. On April 20, 2019, they will run the 56 tough kilometers of the Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town, South Africa for this charity.

DoubleDividend bridges financial and social return and fully supports the mission of Stichting Run4Schools. The team of DoubleDividend is composed of a few fanatical runners who frequently run to support charity. “Run4Schools is a beautiful initiative for young South African children. By organizing both in - and after - school sports activities these kids are of the streets and work on a better future. This is financed by the runners for this charity. Today, we are pleased to make these runners more visible with the sound of the gong”, says Marian Hogeslag, partner at DoubleDividend.

About DoubleDividend

DoubleDividend Management B.V. specializes in the field of sustainable investments. DoubleDividend is a manager of investment funds and offers tailor made asset management services. DoubleDividend invests on the basis of the conviction that sustainability positively contributes to the risk- return profile of an investment portfolio. DoubleDividend Management B.V. has a licence under the Dutch Financial Supervision Act and is a partnership with extensive investment experience.

About The Run4Schools Foundation

Run4Schools finances and organizes both in - and after - school sports activities and care at three primary schools and one high school in the township of Mitchell's Plain, Cape Town, South Africa. In cooperation with The Western Cape Education Department. Over 5.000 children are participating in our programs on a weekly basis. Different kinds of fundraising activities are initiated around running events in The Netherlands and also in South Africa. Our programs are financed with these funds.

For more information: doubledividend.nl and run4schools.nl

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28/12/2018 Brandweer Amsterdam – Amstelland Amsterdam expand

Brandweer Amsterdam – Amstelland

How to get through the holiday season safe and sound

December is the month to celebrate! But unfortunately also a period that comes along with a lot of accidents that can easily be prevented.

On behalf of Brandweer Amsterdam-Amstelland commander Leen Schaap sounds the gong and whishes everyone a safe 2019.

For more information and tips: brandweer.nl

 

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27/12/2018 Unox New Year’s Dive Amsterdam expand

Traditionally on January 1st the Unox New Year’s dive takes place on 130 different locations in the Netherlands. This year they celebrate the 60th edition of the New Year’s Dive and the 50th time in Scheveningen. To celebrate this Sietse Busser sounds the gong.

Over 50.000 people will start the New Year with a fresh dive in the water. 10.000 people will start in Scheveningen and for each diver Unox will donate 1 euro to the food bank.

For more information; unilever

unox-nieuwjaarsduik

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24/12/2018 The Amsterdam Winterparadise Amsterdam expand

The Amsterdam Winterparadise

4PM Entertainment, organiser of Het Amsterdam Winterparadijs and partner of Coca-Cola opens the trading at the Amsterdam exchange

 

RAI Amsterdam
From 21 to 30 december, the RAI Amsterdam will be transformed into ‘Het Amsterdamse Winterparadijs’. A magical winter wonderland for all ages to enjoy for hours. Visitors can go ice-skating, cross-country skiing, curling, enjoy the apres ski bars and a variety of Dutch singers.
 
4PM Entertainment
4PM Entertainment was founded 13 years ago by Philippe Hes and Mitchel Bovenlander.
Other well-known concepts are Kingsland Festival, FRIS events and the Helden van Oranje.
 
 
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21/12/2018 Stéphane Ragusa, CEO of Predilife, opens the trading day in Paris Paris expand

Predilife lists on Euronext Growth on December 21st, 2018.

Predilife specializes in the development of predictive tests, particularly in the field of oncology. The company has MammoRisk, a breast cancer predictive test that uses a first mammogram and a few questions to obtain a first risk assessment. A genetic test then makes it possible to estimate the risk of breast cancer more accurately. The technology used by MammoRisk makes it possible to evaluate, from a database of individuals monitored over time, the risks of an individual compared to the future of his « closest » neighbours thanks to a database of 1,000,000 American women and 350,000 French women.
 

21/12/2018 Tio Virtual Stock Exchange Game Amsterdam expand

Winner Tio Virtual Stock Exchange Game sounds gong - Tio Student Makes 30 million ‘’Profit’’

Student of International Business Management (IBM) Rik van Haalen ‘’earned’’ 30 million dollars during his studies at Tio University of Applied Sciences. Unfortunately, it is not a real profit: as part of a project he participated in a virtual stock exchange game. To celebrate this success he will be sounding the gong.

Gaining Practical Knowledge During a Virtual Stock Exchange Game
11 weeks preceded the final, in which the third-year IBM students had to work like real stock market traders in the stock exchange game. Including the use of forex, options, short selling and margin trading. The most important thing the students learn from this project is understanding how financial news and financial decisions can influence the global economy and thus the stock market.

About Tio University of Applied Sciences
Tio University of Applied Sciences is a private university of applied sciences that offers higher vocational and intermediate vocational education in the areas of hotel, events, tourism, marketing and business. The studies have been leading for years in various rankings such as the Keuzegids (Higher Education Guide).

For more information: tio.nl

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20/12/2018 Obvion issues RMBS Bond Amsterdam expand

Obvion issues its 48th RMBS Bond

Max Bronzwaer, former Treasurer of Obvion, opens the trading at the Amsterdam exchange today. With the closing of STRONG 2018-1 Obvion has issued today its 48th RMBS bond, all these bonds have been listed on Euronext Amsterdam. 

Obvion N.V.

is an established originator and servicer of Dutch residential mortgages and active in the mortgage business since 2002. Obvion provides responsible funding (solutions) for the housing needs of the customer based on a strong relationship with the customer and in close cooperation with its intermediaries.

Obvion strives to be an agile and externally oriented organisation. Customer focus is key in their strategy. Their philosophy is to be empathic, open and passionate and they aim for continuity for their customers and other stakeholders by providing responsible financing solutions.

For more information: obvion.nl

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19/12/2018 Lleida.net lists on Euronext Growth Paris expand

Sisco Sapena, CEO of Lleida.net, opens the trading day in Paris.

Lleida.Net is the leading Spanish operator in electronic communication certification and econtracting. The group provides solutions and services for certification and securing of e-mail, SMS and electronic documents to the general public, businesses and public administrations.

 

19/12/2018 Enexis wins Sustainable Business Challenge Amsterdam expand

Enexis wins Sustainable Business Challenge 2018

Lars Verpalen, Program manager Sustainable Mobility at Enexis Group, opens trade to celebrate winning the Sustainable Business Challenge 2018.

The Sustainable Business Challenge

is organized by SustainableMotion for the sixth time. During the challenge 100 young talents work on business cases of companies that want to become more sustainable. With its methods SustainableMotion empowers young talents to transform their ambition and knowledge into innovative ideas and solutions.

Enexis Group

one of the biggest grid operators of the Netherlands, participates in the challenge to get fresh insights. As a mixed investment company Enexis Group has an important social role in acceleration of the energy transition, which is in line with the goals of the Sustainable Business Challenge.

For more information: sustainablebusinesschallenge.com

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18/12/2018 Anniversary 2B Trading Amsterdam expand

2B Trading BV celebrates anniversary with gong

Han Zwakenberg and Jeroen de Bruin have both been active on the options market for many years as traders at various professional parties. They have been working together as 2B Trading BV for the past year. In honor of this jubilee they sound the gong

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