Counted4, based in the north-east of England, was set up to provide high quality, treatment for those suffering from substance misuse, and to address the failings of the existing treatment system. We spoke to John Devitt, Chief Executive, Counted4 Group, to learn more about his strategy for success.
LeapFrog Investments, the private equity firm with a focus on Africa and Asia, said it will pay 1.68 billion
shillings ($19 million) to gain control of Kenya’s Resolution Insurance and tap growth in health coverage.
Utilising Third Party Fund Administrators
David McCorquodale, KPMG head of retail, comments on the impact of today’s budget announcements on the UK High Street.
The Barclays Employers’ Survey 2015, which questioned over 660 UK businesses*, has revealed that mid-size businesses will be leading on job creation and wage growth in 2015.
CREALOGIX has acquired MBA Systems, a well-established UK fintech brand and leading supplier of
innovative web-based solutions and services to the securities and wealth management industries. With
this move, CREALOGIX – the Swiss based technology group ranked in the global FinTech Top 100 list –
First State Investments has reached financial close for its acquisition of the Helsingborg – Helsingør ferry
route, raising about €230 million ($261 million) equivalent of debt from three commercial banks and a
debt fund. A joint-venture between ferry operators Stena Line and Scandlines sold the ass
Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), a leading provider of helicopter services to the worldwide offshore energy
industry, announced that its affiliate, Bristow Helicopters Australia Pty Ltd., acquired an 85 – percent
interest in Airnorth, [Inc., Ltd. and subsidiaries], a regional fixed – wing airline bas
Duff & Phelps Corporation, the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor, has announced
that it has acquired American Appraisal Associates, Inc., a global full-service valuation and fixed asset
management advisor. The transaction bolsters Duff & Phelps’ world-class valuation capabilitie
Following a competitive auction process involving a number of interested parties, Calyx Managed Services
(“CMS”) was sold to MXC Capital Limited for an enterprise value of £9.0m. The CMS element of the Calyx
Group’s most recent valuation was £4.9m.
A new report by Experian confirmed that while businesses are increasingly aware of the potential of their data – with estimates that it could improve profitability by up to 15%- more than 90% still find data improvement challenging.
We spoke to Greg Parrish, Director of accountancy and tax practice, My Controller, to find out more about his company, the UK business environment and his secrets for success.
We spoke to Henry Juszkiewicz, who is Chairman and CEO of the famous Gibson Guitar Corp.
Leading Chinese used car auction company expands into B2C market
Responding to the announced increase in the minimum wage the Communication Workers Union welcomes an increase but says far more needs to be done to tackle low pay and pushes for the Living Wage to be applied by employers.
The accountancy landscape is changing – new technologies, competition, regulations and client expectations are making the future of the profession uncertain, says ICAEW.
Commenting on the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister’s announcement to give employers control of apprenticeship funding
TUC General Secretary spoke about new minimum wage rates.
Despite lower gas prices and reduced unemployment, most Americans are taking advantage of their savings at the pump.
The move to mobile payments in the US has finally begun.
Fraud detection and prevention has been cited as one of the biggest fraud challenges faced today.
In October 2014, Lithia Motors, Inc. announced that it had completed the purchase of DCH Auto Group Inc., one of the 10 largest dealer groups in the US.
Polaris Private Equity (“Polaris”), the leading Danish/Swedish lower mid-market private equity investor, is
pleased to announce that it has successfully completed a first closing of its fourth private equity fund –
Polaris Private Equity IV – at DKK 2.2 billion (€300 million).