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  • Eurofins Scientific pushes further into India with Spectro acquisition

    Eurofins Scientific pushes further into India with Spectro acquisition

  • Electric car sales jump by 63% in third quarter

    Electric car sales jump by 63% in third quarter

  • Compass Group sees profit up 18%

    Compass Group sees profit up 18%

  • PayPal sells consumer loan portfolio to Synchrony Financial

    PayPal sells consumer loan portfolio to Synchrony Financial

  • Dufry signs seven-year contract with airport group Swedavia

    Dufry signs seven-year contract with airport group Swedavia

  • Just Eat given green light for Hungry House takeover

    Just Eat given green light for Hungry House takeover

  • Assa Abloy: digital locks will be sales driver

    Assa Abloy: digital locks will be sales driver

  • Google pushes for even more search dominance with Firefox deal

    Google pushes for even more search dominance with Firefox deal

  • Givaudan makes huge commitment to sustainability with 2020 goal

    Givaudan makes huge commitment to sustainability with 2020 goal

  • Climate change: a threat to us all, but also an opportunity

    Climate change: a threat to us all, but also an opportunity

  • Amadeus adds Premier Inn to hotel services – Intercontinental next

    Amadeus adds Premier Inn to hotel services – Intercontinental next

  • Tencent buys 12% stake in Snap

    Tencent buys 12% stake in Snap

  • Domino’s has high-tech solution for common pizza woes

    Domino’s has high-tech solution for common pizza woes

  • Delphi Automotive sees “record third quarter financial performance”

    Delphi Automotive sees “record third quarter financial performance”

  • Google’s new plan for China

    Google’s new plan for China

  • Just Eat raises forecast after strong third quarter

    Just Eat raises forecast after strong third quarter

  • Xylem sees positive earnings, revenue, and order growth in third quarter

    Xylem sees positive earnings, revenue, and order growth in third quarter

  • UN lambasts “catastrophic” lack of action as climate change hits 800,000-year peak

    UN lambasts “catastrophic” lack of action as climate change hits 800,000-year peak

  • Hexagon beats expectations in third quarter, signs new deal

    Hexagon beats expectations in third quarter, signs new deal

  • Alphabet beats on earnings report, brings in $27.77 billion

    Alphabet beats on earnings report, brings in $27.77 billion

  • Delphi Automotive buys self-driving startup nuTonomy

    Delphi Automotive buys self-driving startup nuTonomy

  • Eurofins Sceintific sees strong third quarter, brings forward revenue

    Eurofins Sceintific sees strong third quarter, brings forward revenue

  • Novartis beats third quarter expectations, delays Alcon spinoff

    Novartis beats third quarter expectations, delays Alcon spinoff

  • Givaudan invests in new site to capture Chinese growth

    Givaudan invests in new site to capture Chinese growth

  • Skyworks Solutions: 5G will save the world

    Skyworks Solutions: 5G will save the world

  • Assa Abloy buys smart lock start-up August

    Assa Abloy buys smart lock start-up August

  • Tencent and JD collaborate to shake up big data marketing

    Tencent and JD collaborate to shake up big data marketing

  • Eurofins expands food testing capabilities

    Eurofins expands food testing capabilities

  • Big Pharma: Brexit bad for drugs

    Big Pharma: Brexit bad for drugs

  • Just Eat’s acquisition of Hungry House moves closer

    Just Eat’s acquisition of Hungry House moves closer

  • Match Group has literally changed the world

    Match Group has literally changed the world

  • New stores and online sales send Domino’s share price up 10%

    New stores and online sales send Domino’s share price up 10%

  • UN: urbanization is an opportunity and a threat for agriculture

    UN: urbanization is an opportunity and a threat for agriculture

  • Givaudan beats on sales, share price jumps

    Givaudan beats on sales, share price jumps

  • Alphabet’s Project Loon to deliver internet to Puerto Rico

    Alphabet’s Project Loon to deliver internet to Puerto Rico

  • Will Chinese highways be completely electric by 2030?

    Will Chinese highways be completely electric by 2030?

  • Novartis pushes for new pricing strategy in Japan

    Novartis pushes for new pricing strategy in Japan

  • Hexagon AB acquires Kronion

    Hexagon AB acquires Kronion

  • Tetra Tech acquires Glumac, boosts “high end sustainable infrastructure design” capacity

    Tetra Tech acquires Glumac, boosts “high end sustainable infrastructure design” capacity

  • Novartis recruits celebrities to help in fight against breast cancer

    Novartis recruits celebrities to help in fight against breast cancer

  • Delphi rebrands autonomous driving business ‘Aptiv’

    Delphi rebrands autonomous driving business ‘Aptiv’

  • Carnival Cruises ahead on earnings beat

    Carnival Cruises ahead on earnings beat

  • Google to pacify EU by creating shopping service unit to bid fairly on ad space

    Google to pacify EU by creating shopping service unit to bid fairly on ad space

  • ViaSat and Boeing begin construction of ViaSat 3 satellites

    ViaSat and Boeing begin construction of ViaSat 3 satellites

  • India’s great 21st century challenge: hygiene and sanitation

    India’s great 21st century challenge: hygiene and sanitation

  • World’s largest catering group gets new boss

    World’s largest catering group gets new boss

  • Xylem Inc.: “No one should face a hurricane alone”

    Xylem Inc.: “No one should face a hurricane alone”

  • Selena Gomez announces fashion collaboration with Puma

    Selena Gomez announces fashion collaboration with Puma

  • PayPal invests in “world’s largest gift card marketplace”

    PayPal invests in “world’s largest gift card marketplace”

  • Managed 5th Anniversary Newsletter USD

    Managed 5th Anniversary Newsletter USD

Latest Managed Stories

  • Eurofins Scientific pushes further into India with Spectro acquisition

    Eurofins Scientific pushes further into India with Spectro acquisition

    Managed, Thursday, 23 November 2017

    Eurofins Scientific, the world leader in bioanalytical testing, has announced the acquisition of Spectro Analytical Labs Ltd. Spectro leads the Indian market in environmental analytical product testing and inspection, and Eurofins will be hoping that it can provide ...
  • Electric car sales jump by 63% in third quarter

    Electric car sales jump by 63% in third quarter

    Managed, Wednesday, 22 November 2017

    As green energy and climate change become greater priorities, sales of electric vehicles have jumped by 63% in the third quarter of 2017 against the same period a year ago. During the three months ending in September, 287,000 electric and hybrid vehicles were sold ...
  • Compass Group sees profit up 18%

    Compass Group sees profit up 18%

    Managed, Wednesday, 22 November 2017

    The world’s largest catering firm has revealed that full year profits to September have risen by 18% to £22.9 billion. That’s up from £19.9 billion the previous year. This uptick in profitability is being driven, in part, by a reversal in the ...
  • PayPal sells consumer loan portfolio to Synchrony Financial

    PayPal sells consumer loan portfolio to Synchrony Financial

    Managed, Tuesday, 21 November 2017

    PayPal has fast become one of the most ubiquitous digital payment solutions on the internet, and since its days as a division of eBay, it has transformed into a far more rounded Ecommerce company, which interacts with physical payment solutions and offers credit. Or ...
  • Dufry signs seven-year contract with airport group Swedavia

    Dufry signs seven-year contract with airport group Swedavia

    Managed, Tuesday, 21 November 2017

    Duty free market leader Dufry has signed an exclusive seven-year deal with Swedish airport group Swedavia. The deal will see Dufry operate and develop tax and duty-free shops across eight airports, with a predicted sales value of $953 million - $1.2 billion during ...
  • Just Eat given green light for Hungry House takeover

    Just Eat given green light for Hungry House takeover

    Managed, Monday, 20 November 2017

    Once upon a time, Just Eat and Hungry House were the two biggest online takeaway sites in the UK. At that point, a merger between the two would have been unthinkable – a clear infringement of anti-trust regulations. However, in the last few years, ...
  • Assa Abloy: digital locks will be sales driver

    Assa Abloy: digital locks will be sales driver

    Managed, Friday, 17 November 2017

    According to global door, key, and security expert, Assa Abloy, homes converting to digital locks in the near future will be an important driver of growth. The company’s CEO, Johan Molin, who will step down next year, told Reuters that 2018 would be a strong ...
  • Google pushes for even more search dominance with Firefox deal

    Google pushes for even more search dominance with Firefox deal

    /managed-news-feed-articles, Thursday, 16 November 2017

    Mozilla Corporation has delivered a major update to its popular web browser, Firefox. Users will find plenty of new features, and one old one: the presence of Google as its default search engine. Although Firefox originally came with Google as default search ...
  • Givaudan makes huge commitment to sustainability with 2020 goal

    Givaudan makes huge commitment to sustainability with 2020 goal

    Managed, Tuesday, 14 November 2017

    Global scent and flavor industry market leader Givaudan, which is responsible for an enormous portion of the aromas and tastes we come into contact with every day, has made a huge commitment to sustainability. The company, which buys around 10,000 different raw ...
  • Climate change: a threat to us all, but also an opportunity

    Climate change: a threat to us all, but also an opportunity

    Managed, Monday, 13 November 2017

    The effects of climate change are not just “on the way” – we’re already seeing them. Flooding, droughts, and rising temperatures are all examples of phenomena directly caused by the emission of greenhouse gases, and they are just the ...
  • Amadeus adds Premier Inn to hotel services – Intercontinental next

    Amadeus adds Premier Inn to hotel services – Intercontinental next

    Managed, Friday, 10 November 2017

    Travel IT guru Amadeus has added Premier Inn to the list of names using its hotel management system. The company said that the hotel group would be using its combined central reservation system, property management system, and its payment system across 765 ...
  • Tencent buys 12% stake in Snap

    Tencent buys 12% stake in Snap

    Managed, Thursday, 09 November 2017

    Chinese technology giant Tencent has bought a 12% stake in Snapchat owner Snap. This news bodes well for Snap, which has struggled to hold its own against Facebook – it’s an inflow of money, but also of experience. Few companies have Tencent’s ...
  • Domino’s has high-tech solution for common pizza woes

    Domino’s has high-tech solution for common pizza woes

    Managed, Thursday, 09 November 2017

    According to pizza patriarch Domino’s, there are two really common complaints that customers have about their favourite fast food – and they both focus on toppings. The company said that people particularly dislike it when there is either not enough of a ...
  • Delphi Automotive sees “record third quarter financial performance”

    Delphi Automotive sees “record third quarter financial performance”

    Managed, Monday, 06 November 2017

    Automotive component making giant Delphi Automotive released third quarter earnings last week that broke its own records. The company said that revenue came in 4.4% higher than the third quarter of 2016, at $4.3 billion, and earnings “excluding special ...
  • Google’s new plan for China

    Google’s new plan for China

    Managed, Friday, 03 November 2017

    Google famously left China over seven years ago, amid a furor over internet censorship. Now, the search engine giant wants to re-enter the country – but not as a search engine. Instead, Google is pinning its hopes on artificial intelligence (AI). The company ...
  • Just Eat raises forecast after strong third quarter

    Just Eat raises forecast after strong third quarter

    Managed, Thursday, 02 November 2017

    Take away delivery service Just Eat has raised its full year guidance after reporting strong earnings that saw the company’s revenue rise by almost 50%. Propelled by strong growth in orders, the company’s revenue for the quarter rose 47% against the same ...
  • Xylem sees positive earnings, revenue, and order growth in third quarter

    Xylem sees positive earnings, revenue, and order growth in third quarter

    Managed, Thursday, 02 November 2017

    Global water technology company Xylem Inc. reported strong figures for the third quarter of 2017 this week. The company said that adjusted net income had risen by 20% from the same quarter in the previous year to $119 million, or $0.65 per share. Revenue for the ...
  • UN lambasts “catastrophic” lack of action as climate change hits 800,000-year peak

    UN lambasts “catastrophic” lack of action as climate change hits 800,000-year peak

    Managed, Wednesday, 01 November 2017

    The United Nations (UN) has released a warning that there is a “catastrophic” gap between what needs to be done to tackle climate change and what governments and companies are actually doing. The warning came alongside a separate announcement from the ...
  • Hexagon beats expectations in third quarter, signs new deal

    Hexagon beats expectations in third quarter, signs new deal

    Managed, Tuesday, 31 October 2017

    Geospatial measurement and industrial technology company Hexagon AB reported third quarter earnings in October that beat analysts’ expectations. The company said that organic growth in the quarter came in at 6%, year on year – higher than the 4% Wall ...
  • Alphabet beats on earnings report, brings in $27.77 billion

    Alphabet beats on earnings report, brings in $27.77 billion

    Managed, Monday, 30 October 2017

    Alphabet, the parent company of search engine giant Google, reported third quarter earnings at the end of last week – and investors liked what they saw. The company logged some big beats against Wall Street’s expectations, demonstrating that they can ...
  • Delphi Automotive buys self-driving startup nuTonomy

    Delphi Automotive buys self-driving startup nuTonomy

    Managed, Friday, 27 October 2017

    Automotive giant Delphi has pushed forward in the race to conquer the self-driving market. This time, the auto parts-maker has purchased startup nuTonomy, which is a pure-play software company. Delphi already has a large hand in the self-driving game, as its made ...
  • Eurofins Sceintific sees strong third quarter, brings forward revenue

    Eurofins Sceintific sees strong third quarter, brings forward revenue

    Managed, Friday, 27 October 2017

    International laboratory group Eurofins Scientific continued to outperform in its third quarter, releasing results this week that sent its share price up. As a result of this sustained positive performance, the company has decided to bring its revenue objective of ...
  • Novartis beats third quarter expectations, delays Alcon spinoff

    Novartis beats third quarter expectations, delays Alcon spinoff

    Managed, Thursday, 26 October 2017

    Pharmaceutical giant Novartis posted third quarter earnings this week, beating analysts’ estimates and reporting that the spinoff of eyecare unit Alcon (if it still goes ahead) could be delayed until 2019. The Swiss group also confirmed its full year outlook, ...
  • Givaudan invests in new site to capture Chinese growth

    Givaudan invests in new site to capture Chinese growth

    Managed, Wednesday, 25 October 2017

    Swiss flavor and fragrance company Givaudan said at the end of last week that they were expanding into a new production site in China, which is expected to open next year. The group said it was investing €86 million into the facility, which will be based at ...
  • Skyworks Solutions: 5G will save the world

    Skyworks Solutions: 5G will save the world

    Managed, Tuesday, 24 October 2017

    According to Skyworks Solutions CEO Liam Griffin, the world is going mobile faster than most technology companies expected. And faster, it seems, than the tech can keep up with. This was his message when he spoke to CNBC last week, saying: “what’s ...
  • Assa Abloy buys smart lock start-up August

    Assa Abloy buys smart lock start-up August

    Managed, Friday, 20 October 2017

    Global market leading lockmaker Assa Abloy has acquired smart lock start-up August. August was one of the first movers in the industry, and is looking to do for locks what companies like Google’s Home are doing for thermostats (and more). Assa Abloy is a ...
  • Tencent and JD collaborate to shake up big data marketing

    Tencent and JD collaborate to shake up big data marketing

    Managed, Thursday, 19 October 2017

    China’s biggest retailer, Ecommerce giant JD.com, is collaborating with Tencent, one of the country’s “Big 3” internet companies, and a major stakeholder in JD. What are they turning their considerable combined might towards achieving? A ...
  • Eurofins expands food testing capabilities

    Eurofins expands food testing capabilities

    Managed, Wednesday, 18 October 2017

    Eurofins Scientific is already the global market leader in food testing services, but a recent acquisition has expanded its capabilities even further. The French laboratory group has successfully pursued growth through acquisition for years, and the latest company ...
  • Big Pharma: Brexit bad for drugs

    Big Pharma: Brexit bad for drugs

    Managed, Tuesday, 17 October 2017

    In Britain, concerns about the future of Brexit are a big talking point. Earlier this month, Prime Minister Theresa May indicated that she still believed “no deal is better than a bad deal” and EU negotiator Michel Barnier said that discussions between ...
  • Just Eat’s acquisition of Hungry House moves closer

    Just Eat’s acquisition of Hungry House moves closer

    Managed, Monday, 16 October 2017

    Just Eat’s £200 million acquisition of rival Hungry house looks closer to completion as the deal has been provisionally cleared by regulators. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) in the UK had looked into the tie-up due to concerns that it could ...
  • Match Group has literally changed the world

    Match Group has literally changed the world

    Managed, Friday, 13 October 2017

    It might sound like hyperbole, but Match Group, the company behind online dating services like Match.com, Tinder and OkCupid, has changed the world. That, at least, is the message sent by a pair of researchers investigating online dating. They say that the way in ...
  • New stores and online sales send Domino’s share price up 10%

    New stores and online sales send Domino’s share price up 10%

    Managed, Thursday, 12 October 2017

    Domino’s Pizza reported stellar results for its third quarter on Tuesday, sending its share price up by 10%. The company said that new stores and the addition of innovative and interesting items – like the bizarre sounding chocolate-covered pizza – ...
  • UN: urbanization is an opportunity and a threat for agriculture

    UN: urbanization is an opportunity and a threat for agriculture

    Managed, Thursday, 12 October 2017

    The increasing urbanization of the global population is putting more strain on poor nations’ food sources, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation. The organization said that the movement into cities was changing people’s diets, ...
  • Givaudan beats on sales, share price jumps

    Givaudan beats on sales, share price jumps

    Managed, Wednesday, 11 October 2017

    Flavour and scent specialist Givaudan reported third quarter earnings for 2017 this week, painting a strong picture of the company and reiterating its targets for 2020. The company said that sales rose by 5.7% to 1.27 billion Swiss Francs ($1.3 billion). This easily ...
  • Alphabet’s Project Loon to deliver internet to Puerto Rico

    Alphabet’s Project Loon to deliver internet to Puerto Rico

    Managed, Tuesday, 10 October 2017

    The Federal Communications Commission has granted Alphabet’s Project Loon an experimental license to operate in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to help the islands regain connectivity following recent natural disasters. The license is already in ...
  • Will Chinese highways be completely electric by 2030?

    Will Chinese highways be completely electric by 2030?

    Managed, Monday, 09 October 2017

    Wang Chuanfu, chairman of Chinese automaker BYD Co. Ltd. has said that he expects all cars in China to be electric by 2030. This is an aggressive prediction: it amounts to moving an entire automotive sector onto a whole new type of energy in a little over 12 years. ...
  • Novartis pushes for new pricing strategy in Japan

    Novartis pushes for new pricing strategy in Japan

    Managed, Friday, 06 October 2017

    Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis is urging Japan to consider a new pricing model for medicines that link payment to patient outcomes. This is not new ground for Novartis: the company has experimented with similar pricing strategies elsewhere, and has been amongst ...
  • Hexagon AB acquires Kronion

    Hexagon AB acquires Kronion

    Managed, Friday, 06 October 2017

    Hexagon is a market leader in the provision of information technology systems that measure productivity across geospatial and industrial enterprises. And now, it is adding to its already impressive portfolio of services through the acquisition of Kronion. Kronion ...
  • Tetra Tech acquires Glumac, boosts “high end sustainable infrastructure design” capacity

    Tetra Tech acquires Glumac, boosts “high end sustainable infrastructure design” capacity

    Managed, Thursday, 05 October 2017

    Global consulting and engineering company Tetra Tech announced this week that it has acquired Glumac “a leader in sustainable infrastructure design”. The move will see Tetra Tech bolster an increasingly important part of its business, as the world ...
  • Novartis recruits celebrities to help in fight against breast cancer

    Novartis recruits celebrities to help in fight against breast cancer

    Managed, Wednesday, 04 October 2017

    Swiss drugmaker Novartis is looking to involve celebrities in the fight against metastatic breast cancer. The plan is to have high profile people use social media in order to raise awareness of the disease, and it started with Eva Longoria. The actress, producer, ...
  • Delphi rebrands autonomous driving business ‘Aptiv’

    Delphi rebrands autonomous driving business ‘Aptiv’

    Managed, Tuesday, 03 October 2017

    Car component manufacturing giant Delphi Automotive is a major player in the trends sweeping the auto industry, and it’s making an explicit play to dominate those trends even more with a recent rebranding. The company’s business that focuses on automated ...
  • Carnival Cruises ahead on earnings beat

    Carnival Cruises ahead on earnings beat

    Managed, Friday, 29 September 2017

    Carnival Cruise Line reported third quarter earnings for 2017 this week, beating analysts’ expectations and sending a reassuring message to people worried about the unpredictable weather patterns that have dogged the last few months. The Miami-based cruise ...
  • Google to pacify EU by creating shopping service unit to bid fairly on ad space

    Google to pacify EU by creating shopping service unit to bid fairly on ad space

    Managed, Thursday, 28 September 2017

    European Union (EU) antitrust regulators have famously had a problem with Google this year – and now, the company will address it through the creation of a new unit in its Shopping service. One of the EU’s problems with Google was the valuable ...
  • ViaSat and Boeing begin construction of ViaSat 3 satellites

    ViaSat and Boeing begin construction of ViaSat 3 satellites

    Managed, Thursday, 28 September 2017

    This week, news broke that ViaSat has completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) milestone for the ViaSat 3 class spacecraft. The company has completed the CDRs for the payload and the bus (which it constructed with Boeing in mid-August). As a result, the companies ...
  • India’s great 21st century challenge: hygiene and sanitation

    India’s great 21st century challenge: hygiene and sanitation

    Managed, Wednesday, 27 September 2017

    India is right up there with China when it comes to large, fast-growing, economies. Yet, it has a poor record when it comes to sanitation. In cities, 157 million people – more than the entire population of Russia – don’t have access to basic ...
  • World’s largest catering group gets new boss

    World’s largest catering group gets new boss

    Managed, Tuesday, 26 September 2017

    Compass Group, the world’s largest catering company, is seeing change at the top – but it’s hoping that it will be seamless. CEO Richard Cousins is stepping down from his role next year, on 03 March 2018. Cousins will retire from the company ...
  • Xylem Inc.: “No one should face a hurricane alone”

    Xylem Inc.: “No one should face a hurricane alone”

    Managed, Monday, 25 September 2017

    Global water technology company Xylem Inc. has responded to the hurricanes that have blown through the Caribbean and parts of the U.S. in recent months. On a new page, the company proudly proclaims: “no one should face a hurricane alone.” The page goes ...
  • Selena Gomez announces fashion collaboration with Puma

    Selena Gomez announces fashion collaboration with Puma

    Managed, Friday, 22 September 2017

    Selena Gomez has announced that she will become Puma’s newest celebrity designer, possibly taking on similar duties to those of R&B sensation Rihanna, who works with the brand as a collaborator, designer and creative director. This is a natural fit for ...
  • PayPal invests in “world’s largest gift card marketplace”

    PayPal invests in “world’s largest gift card marketplace”

    Managed, Friday, 22 September 2017

    Global online payments provider PayPal has taken part in a funding round for Raise, which bills itself as the “world’s largest gift card marketplace”. Raise is planning to use these funds to develop its closed-loop payments network and deepen its ...
  • Managed 5th Anniversary Newsletter USD

    Managed 5th Anniversary Newsletter USD

    Managed, Thursday, 21 September 2017

    Providing exposure to world-changing growth trends Offering a straightforward equity investment vehicle to benefit from structural global growth was the mandate upon which the Dominion Global Trends Managed Fund was created half a decade ago. Five years later the ...