LITHUANIA > Sweden based Telia set to establish Center of Excellence in Vilnius, Lithuania

Telia logo To provide a wide array of services to companies in the Telia Group, Sweden based Telia is set to establish a Center of Excellence in Vilnius. The center will provide IT, tech and other internal services to Telia offices in Northern Europe, Central Europe and Central Asia. Located in the K29 business center in Lithuania’s capital, the office is set More …

USA > Belgium based BICS acquires US based TeleSign for $230 million

bics logo Global provider of international wholesale connectivity and interoperability services, BICS has announced that it has closed the acquisition of TeleSign, a US based CPaaS company, for $230 million. The acquisition creates the world’s first end- to- end CPaaS provider augmenting one of the world’s largest global carriers with the market leading TeleSign cloud communications platform. TeleSign will continue as a More …

USA > US based Agena Bioscience and Germany based Molecular Health partner for MassArray Interpretation

agena bioscience Agena Bioscience and Molecular Health have entered into strategic partnership , even though specific terms of the agreement were not disclosed, it is known that Molecular Health will use its MH guide analysis platform to interpret Agena’s MassArray system raw generated data. The firm plan to cooperate and collaborate with their respective customer bases under the partnership and is part More …

CANADA > France based Neovia S.A.S to acquire Canada based Epicore BioNetworks Inc.

Epicore logo Neovia S.A.S and Epicore BioNetworks have entered into an agreement dated October 13, 2017 in which Neovia is set to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Epicore on a fully- diluted basis for a price per share Canadian Dollar 1.30 ($1.02) approximately valuing Epicore at Canadian Dollar $35.6 million ($27.89 million) representing a premium of Epicore shares More …

ROMANIA > Romania agrees to purchase Raytheon’s Patriot from the U.S. Army spending 2% of tis GDP on defense

Raytheon logo Romania has signed an agreement to purchase Raytheon’s Patriot from the U.S. Army paving way for Romania’s Patriot force to rapidly reach Initial Operational Capacity. A purely defensive system that is also the backbone of NATO’s defense including thirteen other nations including the U.S and European nations such as Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Spain, Patriot is defense against ballistic and More …

ARGENTINA > Germany based Siemens has received a contract to expand the Genelba gas-fired power station in Argentina

Siemens logo1 Working with its Argentine partner Techint to provide power for its end customer, Pampa Energia S.A, Siemens has receive a contract to expand the Genelba gas-fired power station. The project involves converting the Marcos Paz power station in Buenos Aires Province into a combined cycle power plant and is to be commissioned in mid-2019. This will increase the plant’s electrical More …

GERMANY > Invest Chile, a state agency to promote investment in Chile, opens its European office in Frankfurt, Germany

investchile logo On its drive to attract more foreign investment in clean energy technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, Chile has opened its InvestChile office in Frankfurt, Germany. The objective of this office is to provide services, networks and guidance to potential European investors. Chile main two foreign investments in 2016 sectors were renewable energy and mining. Chile produces two thirds of the solar More …

JAPAN > US based Amgen to redeem Kirin’s shares the JV Kirin- Amgen making Kirin- Amgen a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amgen

Amgen logo Both Amgen and Kirin Holdings have agreed that Kirin-Amgen’s, Kirin shares will be bought by Amgen making Kirin- Amgen a wholly- owned subsidiary of Amgen. Established in 1984 as a 50-50 joint venture between Amgen and Kirin to fund the development of EPOGEN® (epoetin alfa) and later NEUPOGEN®(filgrastim), Neulasta® (pegfilgrastim), Aranesp® (darbepoetin alfa), Nplate® (romiplostim) and brodalumab. Kirin-Amgen also holds the intellectual property of More …