Press Releases

  • Atradius Collections' Strategic Alliance With Recuperos in Chile Opens up New Growth Opportunities

    August 20 2014 4:00 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Atradius Collections, a leading international trade invoice collections company, has announced a strategic alliance with Recuperos S.A. to strengthen its presence in Latin America. This alliance will enable Atradius Collections to provide a more localised service to its customers while attracting new customers to its debt collection services.  

  • Saxo Bank's Leadership in Trading Innovation Recognised by Global Banking and Finance Review Awards

    August 20 2014 4:00 AM ET

    HELLERUP, Denmark, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, has been named Best White Label Solution Provider and Multi-Asset Liquidity Provider alongside the previously announced award for Best Mobile Trading Platform in the Global Banking and Finance Review Awards 2014. The awards aim to recognise innovation, achievement and inspirational changes taking place within the global financial community.

  • Frost & Sullivan: Modernization Programs Buoy Defence Industries across the World

    August 20 2014 4:00 AM ET

    LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapidly evolving markets will continually invest in their military spending and only due to challenging implementation of ambitious modernisation and indigenization programmes the expenditures will increase at a low pace and volume.  Despite varying agendas, there will be a sharp increase in their military spending over the next 10 years.

  • RBC Global Asset Management Appoints New CEO of International Business

    August 20 2014 4:00 AM ET

    LONDON, UK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM),
    the asset management arm of Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE),
    today announced the appointment of Clive Brown as CEO and managing
    director, RBC GAM International. In this newly created role, Mr. Brown
    will oversee RBC GAM's business in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and
    the Asia-Pacific region excluding BlueBay Asset Management. Officially
    assuming the role on October 1, 2014, Mr. Brown will be based in RBC

  • giraffe Restaurants Expand their UK Presence with NFS

    August 20 2014 3:45 AM ET

    LONDON, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    As the giraffe Restaurant chain embarks on a major expansion programme across the UK, Aloha restaurant point of sale software from NFS Technology Group has been selected to deliver a great customer experience, whilst helping to streamline operations. 


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  • AT&T Confirms Plans To Deliver U-verse® With AT&T GigaPower(SM) In Cupertino

    August 20 2014 3:01 AM ET

    CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today confirmed it will expand its ultra-fast AT&T GigaPower network to the City of Cupertino. The all-fiber network will bring symmetrical upload and download broadband speeds up to 1 gigabit per second, and AT&T's most advanced TV services to consumers and small businesses.

  • Epson Managed Print Services Wins Silver in 2014 ChannelPro SMB Readers' Choice Awards

    August 20 2014 3:01 AM ET

    LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson today announced it has been named a Silver winner for Managed Print Services in the 2014 ChannelPro SMB Readers' Choice Awards. These awards highlight the products, technologies, services, and programs that best fit the requirements of SMBs and the channel pro organizations that serve them.

  • Forensic Accounting Firm Gettry Marcus Shares Results of an Estate Litigation Case Study

    August 20 2014 3:00 AM ET

    WOODBURY, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gettry Marcus CPA, P.C., a leading consulting, tax and forensic accounting firm, shares the results of an estate litigation case study that was conducted by the firm.

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  • Starwood Capital Group Acquires Premier Office Properties In Poland

    August 20 2014 2:48 AM ET

    GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Capital Group, a leading global private investment firm, announced today that it has acquired, on behalf of Starwood Distressed Opportunity Fund IX, a portfolio of prime office properties in Poland from real estate developer Ghelamco. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

  • AziLat Ltd., Secures Acreage Position Offshore Brazil

    August 20 2014 2:42 AM ET

    HAMILTON, Bermuda, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    AziLat Ltd. ("AziLat"), the South America focused oil and gas exploration company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a farm-in agreement ("the farm-in") with Chariot Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda., a wholly owned subsidiary of Chariot Oil & Gas Limited ("Chariot") to blocks BAR-M-292, BAR-M-293, BAR-M-313 and BAR-M-314 ("the blocks"), in the Barreirinhas Basin, offshore Brazil.

  • Strauss Group concluded the first half of 2014 with approximately 3.3% organic growth (excluding the foreign currency effect)

    August 20 2014 2:27 AM ET

    PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gadi Lesin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Strauss Group, said today (August 19, 2014): "Strauss posted stable growth excluding the FX effect. The Group is contending with economic challenges in Eastern European markets, notably Russian and Ukraine, while posting continued growth in the international dips and spreads operation and in Strauss Water."

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  • Vermilion Energy Inc. Releases 2013 Sustainability Report

    August 20 2014 2:10 AM ET

    CALGARY, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vermilion Energy Inc. ("Vermilion", the
    "Company", "We" or "Our") (TSX, NYSE: VET) is pleased to announce the
    release of our first Sustainability Report detailing our efforts to
    generate environmental, social, and economic benefits for all
    stakeholders. This inaugural report provided a framework for describing
    how we approach sustainability in our operations, and to recognize our
    achievements, detail our challenges and establish targets for progress.

  • International Development Group Selects Prime Tempe, Arizona Real Estate Opportunity After Unanimous City Council Vote

    August 20 2014 2:00 AM ET

    TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday night the Tempe City Council voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance approving the sale of City-owned land and authorizing the Mayor to execute a deed and related documents necessary or appropriate to effect the sale and other transactions along its iconic Town Lake to a developer consortium that includes Phoenix-based TrendEx Holdings, LLC and its partner Hong Kong incorporated China International Development Investment Corporation Limited (CIDIC) and several internationally renowned global development firms.

  • Frost & Sullivan: Strong Telecom Penetration in Off-Grid Remote Areas Creates Opportunities for Hybrid Power Systems

    August 20 2014 2:00 AM ET

    LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The lack of grid connectivity in distant and rural areas – especially in developing countries – is prompting end users to retrofit or replace the ubiquitous diesel generator set with cost-effective and efficient hybrid power systems. Hybrid power system manufacturers across the globe can leverage this trend while also targeting potential growth segments such as resorts, remote tourist spots, and off-grid residential communities to succeed in the market.

  • Frost & Sullivan: Energy Efficiency Initiatives and Advanced Features to Transform the Building Automation Market

    August 20 2014 2:00 AM ET

    LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building owners across the globe are increasingly adopting building automation (BA) systems to tackle rising energy costs. As buildings account for nearly one-third of the global energy use, and are the leading contributors to greenhouse gas emissions, the need for BA systems will only grow. Opportunities for manufacturers will be particularly promising in the stabilising economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China, Germany and the United States due to high infrastructure spending.

  • Global Methanol Industry Growth Driven by APAC, Led by China

    August 20 2014 2:00 AM ET

    DALLAS, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Frost & Sullivan: Consumer Focus on Water Safety Transforms the Water Treatment Equipment Market

    August 20 2014 2:00 AM ET

    LONDON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mega Trends such as the increased importance of health, wellness and wellbeing are highlighting water safety issues and supporting strong growth in the global residential and light commercial water treatment equipment (WTE) market. The strict enforcement of water quality standards as well as regulations supporting upcoming innovative water treatment procedures is also driving the market. Currently, the Americas hold the biggest market share.

  • Hotel Gracery Shinjuku, Opening 2015, Now Taking Reservations

    August 20 2014 2:00 AM ET

    TOKYO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko Inc. announced it is now accepting reservations for a new Hotel Gracery, opening in April 2015 in Kabukicho, Tokyo's entertainment and nightlife hub, located in the Shinjuku area. Hotel Gracery Shinjuku will be the Hotel Gracery brand's new flagship.

  • AWC (Antique Wine Company)Confirms Exclusive UK Distribution of Ken Wright Cellars

    August 20 2014 1:00 AM ET

    LONDON, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Leading fine and rare wine merchants, AWC has announced it has been chosen as the exclusive UK importer and distributor of wines from Ken Wright Cellars, the prominent Oregon winemaker. This partnership affords AWC's clients the opportunity to purchase Ken Wright's exceptional portfolio of fine wines, including its globally-renowned Pinot Noirs.

  • The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Fell Slightly in July

    August 20 2014 12:30 AM ET

    MUMBAI, India, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for India declined 0.2 percent in July to 182.7 (2004 = 100), following a 0.8 percent increase in June and a 1.3 percent increase in May. Four of the eight components contributed positively to the index in July.