Author: Patrick Doherty
Having been named Lebanon’s leading taxation and assurance consultancy of the year in Acquisition International, Sarkis Sakr & Partners has secured its status as one of the country’s foremost accounting practices. Following the firm’s win in Acquisition International’s 2019 Leading Adviser Awards, we profiled them to learn more about their award-winning services and successes.
RAK Ceramics is known for their wide product selection and ability to produce bespoke ranges for both small and large scale projects. Recently, the firm found success in AI’s Global Excellence Awards 2019 where they were selected as the World Leaders in Ceramics Production – 2019. On the back of this win, we profile the company and caught up with Group CEO, Mr Abdallah Massaad, who provided us with a glimpse into the innerworkings of the successful firm.
The last couple of years have certainly been interesting on the greater mergers and acquisitions sphere. Indeed, 2019 has been a year of record-breaking acquisitions and colossal mergers that tip-toed along the very edge of competition regulation. With companies becoming larger and more powerful, the M&A environment has, in turn, become a more volatile one, defined by an ever-moving landscape and paradigm shifts.
The fight against cancer has become one of the greatest in modern medical history, and scientific research continues to yield new medical methods for combating this disease. At the forefront of developing innovative technologies is Advanced Oncotherapy, a UK-based company focused on delivering proton-based radiotherapy. Heading into a new decade of medical advancement, discover why CEO Nicolas Serandour is being featured as one of Acquisition International’s CEOs to Watch in 2020.
Kettani Law Firm (KLF) is one of the largest Moroccan independent law firms with 120 staff based in its Casablanca head office.
Optimizt Technologies offers specialist engineering and technology services to a diverse range of businesses globally, including automobile, medical equipment and heavy machinery to name a few.
A cohesive digital marketing strategy is essential for any company that wants to maximise profits and gain new customers. Many organisations opt to reconfigure traditional marketing strategies in accordance with the digital arena, but this approach to digital marketing often has little impact because digital marketing offers companies the chance to target specific individuals through the internet – and interact with their desired clientele.
Founded in 2002 and now a market leader for IT recruitment in the Netherlands, Personnel Search IT Recruitment is one of the most reliable and professional offices within the industry. With a strong reputation for professionalism and success built by an elite team of senior IT recruiters, find out why this Dutch firm is one of the leading IT recruiters for the Netherlands in 2019.
Based in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, it’s surprising that IRON Tax is one of the few firms that specialises in the new field of cannabis accounting. We caught up with CEO Roger McCloud to find out more.
Driven by the meteoric rise of visionary tech billionaires, the popularity of strong leadership in the workplace has soared in the last seven years. In 2012, just 14% of employees said strong leadership was an important factor in attracting them to a new employer. That’s doubled to 28% in 2019. While the value of strong leadership may have been boosted by tech entrepreneurs, its influence is not limited to Silicon Valley and Tech City.
We are experiencing a resurgence in the popularity of tough bosses in the UK. The “Imperial CEO” started to become less fashionable in the eighties with the decline in deference. The nineties saw the reputation of strong business leadership tarnished with corporate scandals unearthed in the aftermath of Robert Maxwell’s death; then Polly Peck; and attacks on overnighty bosses in regulation like the Cadbury Report. The collapse of Enron under Kenneth Lay; the banking crisis; and the arrest of Bernie Madoff further damaged the reputation of business leadership. Tony Blair presided over a dramatic collapse in voters’ faith in government amid, what the Guardian described as, signs the war was Iraq accelerated a post-Second World War decline in British deference to authority.
London’s premier property Search, Investment, Development and Acquisition firm, Rehoboth has consistently delivered for the UK’s most prestigious property owners and developers. Rehoboth engages in development projects with industry partners to help alleviate the London housing deficit. With CEO Sanmi Adegoke at the helm, discover why this budding firm is home to our CEO of the month.
Founded in 2013 by a group of highly experienced lawyers from top-tier Italian legal practices, STARCLEX – Studio Legale Associato Guglielmetti specialises in providing day-by-day and extraordinary legal advice to listed and private companies. Find out why this legal advice firm are one of 2019’s leading advisors as we profile the company.
As cash machines dwindle and users increasingly turn towards new and innovative forms of payment, Staff Writer Hannah Stevenson explores the direction is the market is moving in.
In September 2019 new rules will be implemented by the European Commission to improve online payment security and ease-of-use for consumers. But how will these affect retailers? Staff Writer Hannah Stevenson discusses.
When the GDPR legislation was being created there was a flurry of media reports and business commentary on the importance of data safety, with companies and individuals alike scrutinising their own policies and working on improvement. A little more than a year later and the interest has waned. However, as Staff Writer Hannah Stevenson shows, it is still of vital importance that data is stored and handled safely to ensure security for businesses and stakeholders.
Founded in 2006, Huddle is a privately held cloud-based collaboration software company that is headquartered in London, with additional offices in San Francisco,
Despite the stereotype of the younger generation being frivolous with their money, it seems they are actually one of the savviest generations when it comes to turning a profit on their own. While they are hesitant to invest in stocks, millennials and generation Z are tapping into the hyper-short-term investment of fashion and beauty. For example, there’s a huge market for buying and selling trainers at the moment, or in vintage fashion.
Brexit and business have become reluctant synonyms since 2016. Once the EU referendum was over, thoughts immediately turned to the ways in which a departure from the European Union would affect the economy. Today, three years on, the picture may not be any clearer. However, those in the business world are savvy enough to know that change in some way is on the horizon.
On the 27th & 28th of November, Europe’s leading event for expanding business overseas will be returning to the London ExCeL.
Lixoft develops modelling and simulation software for advanced model-based drug development. Recently, we caught up with the firm’s CEO, Jonathan Chauvin who provided us with a detailed behind the scenes look into the innerworkings of the award-winning company.
knowRX™ is a mobile online application that monitors, schedules and provides feedback on drug usage (prescription and over the counter medicines) for both consumers and designated medical organizations.
Rosenbaum IP is an outcome oriented intellectual property firm, specializing in IP portfolio asset value building. We caught up with AI’s Leading Complex Intellectual Property Attorney of the Year, Illinois and Rosenbaum IP’s Chairman & CEO, David G. Rosenbaum who showcased the extraordinary work that the award-winning attorneys provide to their clients.
Gee Law Firm, based in Lafayette, Louisiana (US) is a plaintiff’s personal injury law firm. Following Founder, William Gee’s success in AI’s Leading Adviser 2019 where he was selected as the Leading Maritime and Trucking Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year, Louisiana, we profiled William and the firm to showcase the outstanding services they both provide to clients.
Due Diligence Solutions is an independent business supporting IFA/Firms to complete their platform and DFM due diligence review.
Welcome to the August issue of Acquisition Intl. magazine! Your go-to-source for all of the latest news and features from throughout world of corporate finance. In this month’s edition, we have filled it with insightful articles and features on a vast range of topics as we discover more about marketing for every sector.
A UK-based company with headquarters in Oxford, Vizidox Solutions Limited (VDX) are at the forefront of using blockchain technology to provide bespoke data management and tracking solutions that empower businesses. With an influential and focused CEO at the helm, this company aims to grow from strength to strength in the data management market.
Intengine’s role is to help bridge the gap between shared social and environmental objectives, and the means and knowledge required to achieve their fulfilment.
ACCRALAW is a cohesive, multidisciplinary team of legal professionals who possess in-depth knowledge of wide-ranging legal practices and specialized fields.
The French government published an order which determines the right of UK nationals continuing to stay in France after the Brexit date of 29 March 2019, in the most probable event of no exit agreement being reached between the UK and the EU.
Templars Law is a full service law firm with extensive knowledge regarding how to handle the legal needs of clients in Nigeria’s peculiar business environment.
Ramni Taneja is an Indian Advocate, a sole practitioner, a litigator and also a transactional lawyer. Throughout her career, Ramni has accumulated experience, accolades and a wealth of loyal clients.
Mindtrend provides people with the ability to share, explore and connect information in a meaningful, collaborative and machine-verifiable manner with the natural feel of blogging.
Atonix Digital develops and offers a suite of software solutions to help businesses and utilities to boost efficiency, increase the accuracy of planning, and to improve day-to-day decision-making in an everchanging landscape
Penetration testing is supposed to help organizations find and fix vulnerabilities in their systems before criminal hackers can exploit them.
RSW Medico-Legal Ltd provides medico-legal services in Trauma and Orthopaedics. Recently, we caught up with Founder, Richard Scott-Watson, MEOL Accredited Expert, who provided us with a glimpse of the exceptional services he provides to clients, as well as offering us a glimpse into the wider industry.