EU Commission clears acquisition of joint control over Telepass by Partners Group and Atlantia

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of joint control over Telepass S.p.A. of Italy, by Partners Group AG together with its affilates (‘Partners Group’), of Switzerland and Atlantia S.p.A., of Italy. Telepass is active in the provision of electronic tolling services in Europe and, in particular, in Italy. Partners … More EU Commission clears acquisition of joint control over Telepass by Partners Group and Atlantia

Race to the Finnish: Why foreign investors are flocking to Finland

How does the country keep its corporate citizens so happy and healthy?  Finland is becoming an ever-attractive destination for foreign investment, driven by its innovation-led economy and backed by a highly digitalised, knowledge-based society. Its membership of the European Union (EU) and eurozone, together with its openness to investment in the globalised economy, combine to … More Race to the Finnish: Why foreign investors are flocking to Finland

International team to tackle atmospheric pollution – Emissions of banned ozone-depleting substance back on decline

By University of Bristol/ Michael Hagmann from Swiss Empa After a mysterious and sharp increase between 2012 and 2017 that could be traced to eastern China global emissions of a potent (and banned) substance notorious for depleting the Earth’s ozone layer – the protective barrier that absorbs the Sun’s harmful UV rays – have fallen … More International team to tackle atmospheric pollution – Emissions of banned ozone-depleting substance back on decline