Author: Patrick Doherty
Eighteen years ago, the Gallup corporation did some research on a hot “new” topic – employee engagement – and reported some distressing numbers.
Against the backdrop of a complex and growing cyber threat landscape, organisations are waking up to the fact that one of the biggest chinks in their armour against a data security breach is humans. In fact, a staggering fifty two percent of respondents believe that people with malicious intent present the biggest danger, whilst thirteen percent believe that unintentional human error is also a risk. In stark comparison, just thirty five percent of those polled see technology as a threat to personal data.
In this month’s issue, we discover more about BLUEDEX who’s top-tier expertise defines the firm, as well as permeating its DNA. In recent years, the firm have established themselves as the definitive firm in the labour law sphere, offering their clients comprehensive all-round support over a variety of fields and sub-sectors. As such, we profiled the practice and caught up with one of BLUDEX’s founders, Dr. Christoph Herrmann who revealed more about the boutique firm.
Fluenta, a global leader in ultrasonic measurement and management technology for the oil and gas and chemical processing industries, today announces its partnership with Valtronics. With more than 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, Valtronics will represent Fluenta’s gas measurement technology in the important Marcellus / Utica region of Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
More than half (52%) of senior decision-makers in financial services organisations across the US and Europe, said they look to update or replace in-house solutions because they become technologically outdated. That’s according to a new in-depth study, commissioned by Asset Control.
2020 Companies is a sales and marketing agency who employs over 11,000 highly-skilled brand execution and consumer engagement experts who specialize in sales, training, merchandising, advocacy, and experiential marketing events. Recently, we caught up with Steve Peters, President, who provided us with a detailed insight into the outstanding services the team provides to their clients.
Edmans & Co is one of the UK’s top immigration law firms. Supported by a highly experienced team of immigration lawyers, who are experts in dealing with cases of any complexity and in all areas of the UK immigration law, Edmans & Co has come to be recognised and regarded as one of the best practices in the field. Following their success in the Global Excellence Awards 2019, we profiled Edmans & Co to discover more about the outstanding legal services the company provides to their clients.
Boxer Capital, LLC invents and invests in biotechnology companies that aim to drastically improve medicine. To celebrate the firm’s success in this year’s Hedge Fund Awards we profile it to find out more and explore the secrets behind its success.
Gracing the cover of this month’s issue is one of the world leaders in developing Geospatial Intelligence Software, ProStar. Throughout the years, ProStar has developed a precision mapping solution that is revolutionising the way we view the world. Taking time to provide us with more detail about the innovative solution is ProStar’s, CEO & President, Page Tucker who reveals how the company and its products have evolved, but also highlighting the endless possibilities that lie ahead for the firm.
Lisa Wright has worked in the information industry for 25 years and is an influential figure in M&A through her role at Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics company. Recently, we caught up with Lisa who revealed more about the firm, especially following her recent success as the Female Leader of the Year 2018 – M&A Research in AI’s 2018 Leadership Elite Awards.
Sintetica is a Swiss pharmaceutical company delivering innovative injectable anaesthetics and analgesics to patients worldwide through innovative science and excellence in development, production and marketing. Taking time out of his busy schedule is Global Markets Corporate Director Pasquale Mitidieri who tells us more about Global Division’s innovative business philosophy.
Ghazanfar Bank is a full-fledged licensed commercial Bank. Recently, we profiled the firm and caught up with Chief Executive Mr. Jayanta Ray who provided us with a detailed insight into the innerworkings of the award-winning firm.
Culinary Systems Inc is a product development and consulting group for restaurant and retail. Following their success in AI’s Global Excellence Awards 2019, we profiled the firm and spoke to Culinary Systems Inc’s President, Tony Lagana who provided us with a detailed insight into the services they provide.
2018 was a year that confounded predictions. We had predicted a year where Brexit and general uncertainty over slowing global growth might cloud events and perhaps dampen investment appetites.
Advancements in technology have had an effect on the way we do our shopping on the high street, as we constantly look to find ways of making the experience as smooth as possible. With no sign of developments slowing down in the world of retail — we investigate whether these new in-store features are beneficial for businesses, and how the overall customer experience is being enhanced for the better.
When setting up your own business, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by all of the planning. It’s also easy to forget things now and again, after all, there is a long list of work to do before you can get started. To ensure that you have all of your bases covered, this guide will take you through all of the necessary requirements that you need to meet:
Aberdeen-headquartered SPEX Group Holdings Limited (“SPEX Group”) has secured a multi-million pound follow-on investment from its management team and BGF, the UK’s most active investor in growing businesses, to accelerate growth. BGF originally invested £5m in February 2014 to support the company’s expansion in international markets.
Welcome to the first 2019 edition of Acquisition Intl. Magazine, your source for the all the latest news and features from across the world of corporate finance.
Life Company Consolidation Group (LCCG) is pleased to announce that on 31 December 2018 its subsidiary, Utmost Ireland DAC, completed the purchase of the entirety of the offshore bond portfolio of Athora Ireland from Athora Holding Limited. The offshore bond portfolio comprises approximately £3 billion of assets under management for approximately 7,000 UK-based customers.
RuStyle is an award-winning London-based PR company with an independent full-service public relation, consulting and development agency specialising in leading luxury fashion, jewellery, beauty, lifestyle, health and fitness brands. We caught up with the RuStyle’s Founder, Alina Blinova who provided us with a detailed insight into the inner workings of the successful firm.
The Eye Foundation Hospital is a leading ophthalmic institution, providing state of the art care and services for Nigerians. Recently, we spoke with Ogugua Okonkwo, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon & Vitreoretina Specialist at the hospital, to find out more about their extraordinary work.
Fornari and Associati is a Law Firm specialised in the field of corporate criminal law and its professional services concern both judicial and non-judicial matters. Recently, we caught up with Giuseppe Fornari who revealed to us the ways in which the award-winning firm stays ahead of the game in a dynamic industry.
FarmaTrust provides a global blockchain based pharmaceutical provenance system which eliminates counterfeit drugs, automates various pharmaceutical industry processes and provides valuable data insights to our customers. Recently, we caught up with Founder and CEO of FarmaTrust, Raja Sharif who provided us with a detailed insight into the firm and the extraordinary services that they provide.
Sword Group expands GRC capabilities as it looks to extend product solution offering and expand into new markets
Pamplona Capital Management (“Pamplona”), is pleased to announce that it has acquired a controlling interest in Latham Pool Products, Inc. (“Latham” or “the Company”) from Wynnchurch Capital (“Wynnchurch”), which will remain a significant investor in the Company. The deal values Latham at $375 million.
Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) is currently one of the fastest growing financial services, technology companies and e-money payment institutions in Europe. We caught up with the firm’s CEO, Noel Moran who revealed to us how PFS stays ahead of the game in an ever-changing industry.
Honouring these top performers is done through a rigorous and in-depth selection process from our in-house awards specialists. The team left no stone unturned to ensure that every one of our chosen firms was selected based on proven performance over the past 12 months, guaranteeing that all award recipients were chosen purely on merit and can take pride in the knowledge that they truly deserve their place among this year’s esteemed winners.’
Happy Christmas from Acquisition International! Our final round-up of the latest deals, developments and drivers behind this year’s business successes is a must-read as we enter the final days of 2018. From law firms to technology leaders, we take a look at a selection of innovators and how they have shaped their respective industries over the past 12 months.
Dean A. Stetler and Associates, Inc provides their expertise and knowledge of biological science, particularly of DNA profiling, to criminal defenses. Recently, we profiled both Dean Stetler and Dean A. Stetler and Associates, Inc to discover more about the award-winning services that they provide to clients
Based in Monaco, Antonio Bertelli founded AGAP International SARL with a goal of becoming the worldwide seafood trading company, working with all the major fish producers in order to give customers an excellent service. We invited Antonio Bertelli to talk to us about his company and the inspiration behind his services.