Charles Oakes wins €15M deal with Eurostat

Published on 10th February 2017

Charles Oakes in partnership with Intrasoft and Hendyplan has won a 4 year contract with a total value of €15Million to develop, support and maintain statistical production applications for Eurostat. Based in Luxembourg, Eurostat provides statistical information to the institutions of the European Union and promotes harmonisation of statistical methods.

Mr. Charles Oakes, Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes & Co. commented: “The award from Eurostat with our long-time partner Intrasoft deepens our position as an IT Solutions provider to Eurostat and the European Agencies. We are honored to support Eurostat’s increasingly sophisticated statistical applications.”

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Charles Oakes wins €80M deal with EUIPO

Published on 9th November 2016

The consortium lead by PWC with Charles Oakes & Co. as sole Declared Subcontractor has won a place in the parallel cascade on the €80 Million CAS Framework Contract at European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), formerly OHIM.  This framework is to deliver Consulting, Audit and Studies to EUIPO for the coming four years.  Located in Alicante, EUIPO has the challenging task of promoting and managing Community Trade Marks and Community Designs within the European Union. It carries out registration procedures for titles to EU industrial property and keeps public registers of these titles. It shares with the courts in Member States of the European Union the task of pronouncing judgment on requests for invalidation of registered titles. 

Mr. Charles Oakes, Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes & Co. commented: “We are delighted about this latest award with OHIM and the opportunity to support our colleagues at PWC in these highly-specialised fields for the coming four years.”

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Charles Oakes wins €22M deal with European Investment Bank

Published on 6th March 2015

The consortium lead by Charles Oakes, with EY and Novitech as partners has won a 4 year contract with a total value of €22Million to provide Java development services to the European Investment Bank. As the European Union’s bank, the EIB plays a vital role in Europe’s financial wellbeing and is a cornerstone of Europe’s financial strategy and plans. This key institution’s IT Systems are equally sophisticated and the job of ensuring they continue to support the exceptional requirements of the business is highly demanding. The EIB is located in Luxembourg and the majority of services will be provided onsite in this location. Mr. Charles Oakes, Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes & Co. commented: “The award from EIB with our valued partners EY and Novitech cements our position as an IT Solutions provider at the forefront of the IT industry. It is an honour and a pleasure to play our part in supporting Europe in these challenging times by providing EIB with the best possible solutions and services.”

Charles Oakes wins deal with European Commission Agency EU Lisa

Published on 18th February 2015

Charles Oakes wins deal to supply EU-LISA as a Subcontractor to UNISYS

EU LISA is a European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice. Amongst other projects this agency is responsible for the information system of the Schengen space (SIS _ Schengen Information System).

The agency is spread across two distinct geographical locations, namely at Strasbourg in France, and Tallin in Estonia. The contract in question will provide IT expertise to both locations to a total value of approximately €45 Million over 4 years. Charles Oakes has won this contract as a subcontractor to UNISYS.

Mr. Charles Oakes, Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes stated:

“This award from EU Lisa confirms our organisation as an excellent provider of highly skilled IT expertise for demanding and highly visible projects in the European Union. We will continue to do our utmost to justify this trust in our organisation and look forward to developing our relationship over the coming 4 years to the benefit of European security and peace.

New Contract with the European Environment Agency

Published on 11th November 2014

Charles Oakes wins deal with European Environment Agency in Copenhagen

The EEA in Copenhagen has awarded the consortium Charles Oakes, Actimage and Novitech first place in the cascade for Lot 2 of the contract for the provision of IT consultancy services for the next 4 years.  The framework represents a total value of €4,5 Million.

Mr. Charles Oakes, Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes stated:

“This outstanding award from EEA allows our organisation to broaden our reach further into Europe by setting up a base in Copenhagen. Together with our partners we thank EEA for their trust in our organisations and look forward to developing our relationship over the coming 4 years”.

Charles Oakes wins deal with European Commission

Published on 23rd October 2014

The European Commission DG DIGIT has confirmed the consortium Charles Oakes, EY, and CSC’s place in the cascade for Lot 2 of the DESIS III Contract for the next 4 years.  DESIS III represents a total value of €600 Million, with Lot 2 concerning Information Systems conception, evaluation, quality and security.

Mr. Charles Oakes, Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes commented:

“This award validates our consortium of three expert partners, each with its role to play.  We look forward to providing services of excellence for the coming four years and beyond”.

Contract at ECDC Stockholm Extended For a Further 4 Years

Published on 20th October 2014

Charles Oakes in Partnership with Unisystems wins further €20M deal with ECDC Stockholm

The consortium of Charles Oakes and Unisystems has been reselected for a parallel framework contract to deliver IT Services with a value of €20 Million for ECDC, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is an independent agency of the European Union (EU) aimed at strengthening Europe’s defences against infectious diseases. It was established in 2005 and is located near Stockholm, Sweden

Mr. Charles Oakes , Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes commented:

“We are particularly pleased to be re-awarded this contract by ECDC with our long-term business partner Unisystems. It is gratifying that our contribution over the past four years has been so well appreciated.”

Framework Agreement signed with SES Astra Luxembourg

Published on 18th July 2014

Charles Oakes & Co. Signs Framework Agreement with SES Astra Luxembourg

Charles Oakes has signed a framework agreement with SES Astrain Luxembourg for the provision of expert IT resources. SES Astra is a world-leading satellite operator, providing reliable and secure satellite communications solutions to broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers worldwide. SES Astra is headquartered in Luxembourg and has a worldwide turnover of approximately €2Billion.

Charles Oakes MD and owner Mr. Charles Oakes commented:

“We are grateful for the confidence shown in us by SES Astra and looking forward to a long and fruitful collaboration”

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China visit reinforces Luxembourg as Europe's RMB hub

Published on 10th July 2014

UPDATE FROM FINANCIAL MISSION TO THE FAR EAST Minister of Finance’s China visit reinforces Luxembourg as Europe’s RMB hub

Luxembourg Central Bank and PBOC announce RMB clearing bank; AMAC and ALFI sign MoU and China Merchants Bank announces its new European HQ

Minister of Finance Mr. Pierre Gramegna is leading a delegation of 70 top executives from the financial and related sectors to China. Reinforcing strengthened ties between the two countries, on the first day of his visit to Beijing, Minister Gramegna welcomed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Luxembourg’s Central Bank and the People’s Bank of China, setting the framework for a future designation of a Renminbi clearing bank in Luxembourg… click here for the full press release

Alipay and Agricultural Bank of China to set up in Luxembourg

Published on 9th July 2014

UPDATE FROM FINANCIAL MISSION TO THE FAR EAST Alipay and Agricultural Bank of China to set up in Luxembourg

As Luxembourg continues to grow as an RMB and e-payments hub in Europe, today the Minister of Finance Mr. Pierre Gramegna announced at a seminar in Shanghai that Alipay, one of the major online payment platforms in China, will establish its European entity in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg… click here for the full press release