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Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC won the coveted ‘Cyril Gardiner Memorial Trophy’ Gold Award for Overall Excellence in Annual Financial Reporting at the grand finale of the 53rd Annual Report Awards Competition organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka).
Nov 29, 2017 (LBO) – Aitken Spence won the coveted ‘Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award 2017’ an annual event organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, the country’s premier business chamber to recognize sustainable champions of the local corporate world.
Singer Life Style Fiesta, the flagship event of Singer Sri Lanka opened yesterday at the BMICH. This year’s theme of the exhibition is ‘Live out Your Dream’, and the event will showcase more than 90 new products of different brand categories.
Oct 03, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Singer (Sri Lanka) which was recently acquired by Hayleys Plc has appointed, Mohan Pandithage as Chairman and Dhammika Pandithage as co- Chairman of the company.
WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao, Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Holdings N.V. (Symbol: RHDGF) -- Retail Holdings N.V. ("Retail Holdings", together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, the "Company"), announced that the Retail Holdings Board of Directors had approved today an initial 2018 distribution of $9.00 per Common Share to Shareholders of record on January 4, 2018, to be paid on or about January 10, 2018.
Sept 20, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Hayleys PLC’s acquisition of a controlling stake in Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC (Singer, A-(lka)/Stable) is neutral for Singer’s rating, Fitch ratings said in a statement.
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Diversified conglomerate Hayleys PLC, continuing with its buying spree, yesterday struck a mega deal to acquire a 71 percent stake in leading consumer durables retailer Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC (SSL) in a whopping Rs.12.5 billion deal.
WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Holdings N.V. (Symbol: RHDGF) -- Retail Holdings N.V. ("Retail Holdings", together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, the "Company"), announced today that the Company has entered into an agreement to sell, through the Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka, approximately 61.7% of the total issued shares in the Company's subsidiary, Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC ("SSL" or "Singer Sri Lanka") to Hayleys PLC, a publicly listed Sri Lanka conglomerate.
Sep 13, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s diversified Hayleys PLC has entered into an agreement with Retail Holdings (Sri Lanka) BV of Netherlands to purchase 61.73 percent stake in Singer at a price of 47 rupee per share.
WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Holdings N.V. (Symbol: RHDGF) -- Retail Holdings N.V. ("Retail Holdings", together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, the "Company") announced today results for the first half of 2017.
Retail Holdings N.V. (OTCPK:RHDGF), hereafter referred to as REHO, is a Curacao based holdco that is trading on the pink sheets.
The investment objective of the Company is to achieve long-term capital growth from a managed international portfolio of securities. The preservation of capital is of primary importance to the investment objective.
(PRESS RELEASE) – Huawei, the leading smartphone brand in Sri Lanka recently introduced the Huawei GR5 2017 Premiumedition to the Sri Lankan public. The new smartphone series showcases a stylish and value packed exterior along with technologically advanced features and functionality. The device optimizes its offerings in the form of a dual-back, professional level camera whilst being friendly to the wallet.
2018-05-21 - Asif
Overview Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing the development and commercialization of innovative medicines that benefit patients with unmet medical needs. The company currently have two compounds in development, Sollpura and blisibimod. The company licensed Sollpura from Eli Lilly & Co (“Eli Lilly”) in July 2014. Sollpura is a novel non-porcine investigational Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy (“PERT”) intended for the treatment of patients with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (“EPI”), often seen in patients with cystic fibrosis and other conditions. The company licensed blisibimod from Amgen, Inc. (“Amgen”) in December 2007. Blisibimod targets B-cell activating factor, or BAFF, which has been shown to be elevated in a variety of B-cell mediated autoimmune diseases, including Immunoglobulin A nephropathy, or IgA nephropathy. Sollpura The exocrine pancreas is responsible for synthesis and secretion of digestive en...
2018-05-21 - Asif
Business Agenus is a clinical-stage immuno-oncology (“I-O”) company dedicated to becoming a leader in the discovery and development of innovative combination therapies and committed to bringing effective medicines to patients with cancer. The company's business is designed to drive success in I-O through speed, innovation, and effective combination therapies. Agenus has assembled fully integrated capabilities from novel target discovery, antibody generation, cell line development, and good manufacturing practice (“GMP”) manufacturing together with a comprehensive portfolio consisting of antibody-based therapeutics, adjuvants and cancer vaccine platforms. The company leverage its immune biology platforms to identify effective combination therapies for development and have developed productive partnerships to advance its innovation. The company believe the next generation of cancer treatment will build on clinically validated antibodies targeting CTLA-4 and PD-1 combined wi...
2018-05-21 - Asif
Business The company started Square in February 2009 to enable businesses (sellers) to accept card payments, an important capability that was previously inaccessible to many businesses. However, sellers also need innovative solutions to thrive, and Square has since expanded to provide additional products and services to give these businesses access to the same tools as large businesses. This approach aligns with its purpose of economic empowerment, as everything the company do should give sellers accessible, affordable tools to grow their businesses and participate in the economy. Square is a cohesive commerce ecosystem that helps its sellers start, run, and grow their businesses. The company combine sophisticated software with affordable hardware to enable sellers to turn mobile and computing devices into powerful payment and point-of-sale solutions. Square has high seller acceptance rates and fast onboarding, while maintaining low risk and fraud losses as a result of its a...