News Agencies Feed 

FINANCE & ECONOMY

Best’s Market Segment Report: Lebanese Insurance Market Faces Mounting Uncertainty
March 12, 2020

Lebanon has a long history of economic and political instability. In the past, local insurers have been successful at navigating this challenging environment. However, recent civil unrest and a ballooning public debt have increased the level of economic uncertainty, which is negatively impacting the credit quality of Lebanon’s insurance market.

In a new Best’s Special Report,"...

Continue Reading >

The LEGO Group and Nintendo partner to take legendary brick-building to a new level
March 12, 2020

The LEGO Group announced a partnership with Nintendo that will change the way people interact with Super Mario in the physical world and engage in LEGO® experiences.

Both companies share a passion for innovation and play and their collaboration has led to a reimagination of the LEGO building experience, enabling an entirely new way to play inspired by the beloved video game icon, Super"...

Continue Reading >

U.S. FDA grants Fast Track designation to empagliflozin for the treatment of chronic kidney disease
March 12, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation for the investigation of empagliflozin to reduce the risk of kidney disease progression and cardiovascular death in adults with chronic kidney disease, Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced. The designation was granted for the clinical investigation of empagliflozin in adults with chronic kidney disease. This Fast Track designation for empagliflozin underscores"...

Continue Reading >

VDX.tv, A New Business Division of Exponential Interactive, Is Expanding Into the United Arab Emirates
March 12, 2020

Digital advertising leader Exponential Interactive announced this week that it is rolling out its new, video-driven business division, VDX.tv, in all global markets. VDX.tv allows brands to serve tailormade video-driven experiences across screens, including connected TV (CTV) and Over the Top (OTT). This announcement is on the heels of a"...

Continue Reading >

Global Plant-Based Food Company, the LIVEKINDLY co., Launches a $200-Million Investment Supporting the Brand Portfolio of LIVEKINDLY, Fry’s Family Food, and LikeMeat
March 12, 2020

The LIVEKINDLY co. is leading a movement to build a sustainable future, today, fueled by a $200-million founders’ funding round led by founders, entrepreneurs, and global leaders. Establishing a collective of heritage and start-up brands, the company is on track to become one of the world’s largest plant-based food companies.

Brands under the LIVEKINDLY co. portfolio offer consumers"...

Continue Reading >

SNOWPLUS Successfully Raises Funding, Continues Global Expansion Efforts
March 12, 2020

SNOWPLUS has announced global investment results from 2019 through February 2020 amounting to approximately $125 million USD. The funding has come from investors in Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East.

The company has confirmed funding from Hong Kong-based HK Rothsfortune Investment Management Limited among other investors as it further prepares for entry into global markets.

"...

Continue Reading >

GetSwift Secures Funding up to US$45 Million from U.S. Alternative Investment Group
March 12, 2020

GetSwift Limited (ASX: GSW) (‘GetSwift’ or the ‘Company’), a leading provider of SaaS logistics technology, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a put option agreement (“Agreement“) with LDA Capital LLC (“LDA Capital“), a United States based private alternative investment group, which has agreed to provide the Company with up to US$45 million (“Commitment Amount”) in committed equity capital over the next 36 months. The Company will use this capital (as required) to continue to fuel growth and to hedge against developing global circumstances such as the Coronavirus. The capital will be accessed by the Company by exercising put options under the Agreement at the Company’s election with an aggregate subscription amount of up to......

Continue Reading >

Saudi Drill inks joint venture with Italian EcoDem at IKTVA event
March 11, 2020

DHAHRAN — EcoDem, an Italian provider of environmental services, has entered a partnership agreement with Saudi Drill Company.

Under this agreement, EcoDem’s decommissioning, reclamation, remediation, sludge treatment and metal recovery from waste are solutions and services that will be provided in the Kingdom by the joint venture company.

Saudi Drill chairman Megren Al Khaldi commented: “Saudi Drill vision is to establish"...

Continue Reading >

Engie Solutions wins big Saudi FM contracts
March 11, 2020

Engie Solutions, a part of global energy player Engie Group, said it has secured a major contract to provide facilities management (FM) services to two big projects in Saudi Arabia: the King Salman Energy Park (Spark) being developed by Energy City Development Company and International Maritime Industries (IMI).

Engie Solutions is an international leader in providing low-carbon energy and innovative integrated facilities management solutions.
...

Continue Reading >

CoinEx Announces Ambassador Program to Reward and Support Community Members
March 11, 2020

CoinEx, a global and professional cryptocurrency exchange service provider, launched its Ambassador Program today, which creates a mutually beneficial collective to energize the community through inspiration, education and empowerment.

The CoinEx Ambassador Program is set up to acknowledge and support those active and committed leaders and influencers who will contribute to the CoinEx’s"...

Continue Reading >