Novomatic Gaming Eyes Lottery Licenses in Greece

Listed gaming group Novomatic is interested in the lottery licenses which may become available in Greece.

March 9, 2015

S&P Estimates Greek Debts Owed to Austria at EUR 8.8 Billion

According to rating agency Standard & Poor’s Greece’s liabilities towards Austria amount to EUR 8.9 billion (USD 10 billion) in total, or 2.7 percent of the GDP, most of it being owed under the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF).

February 23, 2015

Casinos Austria and Martin Schlaff Get Rid of Greek Investment

Listed casinos operator Casinos Austria got rid of the lossmaking asset in Greece after a long legal dispute, Casinos Austria spokesman Martin Himmelbauer told APA confirming a report by the magazine Format.

February 13, 2015

List of National Days of the home countries of all foreign Missions and Delegations in Vienna, Austria

The FriedlNews table below is an updated list of National Days of all nations, which belong to at least one of following categories: Foreign Missions and Delegations in Vienna, Austria; Diplomatic Corps and other representations in Austria; International Organizations in Vienna and Permanent Missions; Missions and Delegations to the OSCE.

February 11, 2015 · Updated: June 1, 2015; 12:21

Casinos Austria Settles EUR 49.5 Mln Dispute with Greek Vasanta Holdings

The listed gambling group Casinos Austria and Vasanta Holdings, the majority owner of the Greek gambling centre Loutraki, have settled their dispute concerning a put option amicably, Casinos Austria revealed on Tuesday afternoon.

November 5, 2014

Government Debt Increased to 82.6% of GDP in Austria and to 92.7% in Euro Area

At the end of the second quarter of 2014, the government debt to GDP ratio in the euro area (EA18) stood at 92.7%, compared with 91.9% at the end of the first quarter of 2014. Austria's government debt rose to 82.6 percent of GDP in Q2 2014 from 81.3 percent in Q1.

October 23, 2014

CEE-Initiative: Strengthening Investment Fund Business in Central- and Eastern Europe (CEE)

The Hungarian association BAMOSZ and the Austrian association VÖIG initiated a closer collaboration and tighter co-operation between fund associations in CEE, the so-called „CEE Initiative“. The member associations of the „CEE Initiative“ are (in alphabetical order): Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.

June 16, 2014

Austria: Western Balkans Representatives are Meeting in Vienna

The Western Balkans Conference and the Central European Initiative (CEI) Ministerial Meeting are currently discussing questions regarding the EU enlargement, the role of the EU as a peace project and the economic situation in the Western Balkans.

June 3, 2014

German Retailer Metro Faces Massive Losses in CEE

Sales in CEE declined 14.8 percent last year for German retail and wholesale enterprise Metro Group.

May 9, 2014

“Bank Rescue is a Crime”

Martin Ehrenhauser, leading candidate of the Austrian electorial alliance “Europa Anders”, which is running for the EU elections, has voiced harsh criticism about the saving of financial institutes.

April 14, 2014