Managed Stories

  • Managed 5th Anniversary Newsletter USD

    Managed 5th Anniversary Newsletter USD

  • Google’s new hardware has been leaked – and it looks great!

    Google’s new hardware has been leaked – and it looks great!

  • Fancy a free ‘premium’ pizza? Read on…

    Fancy a free ‘premium’ pizza? Read on…

  • Cognizant looks for “5–10 deals a year”

    Cognizant looks for “5–10 deals a year”

  • A closer look at Novartis’ new CEO

    A closer look at Novartis’ new CEO

  • Givaudan Active Beauty launches educational app

    Givaudan Active Beauty launches educational app

  • TripAdvisor and Japan Airlines work together to help tourists disperse around Japan

    TripAdvisor and Japan Airlines work together to help tourists disperse around Japan

  • Hexagon to showcase solutions for automotive and aerospace industries

    Hexagon to showcase solutions for automotive and aerospace industries

  • Stockholm Junior Water Prize awarded for contaminant-killer

    Stockholm Junior Water Prize awarded for contaminant-killer

  • Just Eat has the X Factor

    Just Eat has the X Factor

  • China joins the “no more fossil fuel cars” club

    China joins the “no more fossil fuel cars” club

  • Eurofins Scientific acquires Dermatest

    Eurofins Scientific acquires Dermatest

  • Compass Group to celebrate “women in food” in UK and Ireland

    Compass Group to celebrate “women in food” in UK and Ireland

  • Delphi Automotive partners with Innoviz to solve driverless tech

    Delphi Automotive partners with Innoviz to solve driverless tech

  • Google partners with Xiaomi Corp in India to capture 1 billion new users

    Google partners with Xiaomi Corp in India to capture 1 billion new users

  • Irma joins Harvey in weather catastrophe crossover

    Irma joins Harvey in weather catastrophe crossover

  • Novartis CEO makes surprise exit

    Novartis CEO makes surprise exit

  • Givaudan wants to make your dreams delicious

    Givaudan wants to make your dreams delicious

  • Amadeus brings automated airports to Azerbaijan

    Amadeus brings automated airports to Azerbaijan

  • Hurricane Harvey hammers home risks of climate change

    Hurricane Harvey hammers home risks of climate change

  • Eurofins sees solid first half of 2017

    Eurofins sees solid first half of 2017

  • The true value of self-driving cars: more efficient pizza deliveries?

    The true value of self-driving cars: more efficient pizza deliveries?

  • Assa Abloy pushes further into India with latest acquisition

    Assa Abloy pushes further into India with latest acquisition

  • Xylem’s Leopold pump saves city water at a lower cost

    Xylem’s Leopold pump saves city water at a lower cost

  • Expedia wants to help you track down the Yeti

    Expedia wants to help you track down the Yeti

  • WPP sees profit grow, but downgrades forecast for 2017

    WPP sees profit grow, but downgrades forecast for 2017

  • Facebook might lose teen interest – but the company has a trump card

    Facebook might lose teen interest – but the company has a trump card

  • Carnival Corp is saving the world ahead of schedule

    Carnival Corp is saving the world ahead of schedule

  • Eurofins expanding into Japanese market

    Eurofins expanding into Japanese market

  • Givaudan to partner with IMCD for Western European distribution

    Givaudan to partner with IMCD for Western European distribution

  • Tencent smashes forecasts in best-ever quarterly results

    Tencent smashes forecasts in best-ever quarterly results

  • Compass Group goes green

    Compass Group goes green

  • Three reasons the Starbucks story hasn’t finished in the U.S.

    Three reasons the Starbucks story hasn’t finished in the U.S.

  • Is Abbott Laboratories planning to sell off its nutritional wing?

    Is Abbott Laboratories planning to sell off its nutritional wing?

  • Halma uses two acquisitions to increase medical capabilities

    Halma uses two acquisitions to increase medical capabilities

  • Live Nation beats the street to deliver a crowd pleaser

    Live Nation beats the street to deliver a crowd pleaser

  • WPP snaps up Snapchat ads – but Facebook still reigns supreme

    WPP snaps up Snapchat ads – but Facebook still reigns supreme

  • Polypipe sees record performance in first half of 2017

    Polypipe sees record performance in first half of 2017

  • The latest victims of climate change: iron and protein

    The latest victims of climate change: iron and protein

  • Google courts the esports crowd in a unique way

    Google courts the esports crowd in a unique way

  • Tetra Tech sets new records with third quarter earnings

    Tetra Tech sets new records with third quarter earnings

  • Cognizant sees 86.5% profit growth from last year

    Cognizant sees 86.5% profit growth from last year

  • Delphi Automotive raises forecasts on back of strong quarter

    Delphi Automotive raises forecasts on back of strong quarter

  • Burger King extends delivery deal with Just Eat

    Burger King extends delivery deal with Just Eat

  • Xylem sees solid second quarter of 2017

    Xylem sees solid second quarter of 2017

  • Just Eat sees more profit, raises guidance

    Just Eat sees more profit, raises guidance

  • Hexagon expects growth to pick up in a lucrative market

    Hexagon expects growth to pick up in a lucrative market

  • KION Group sees continued success in Q2

    KION Group sees continued success in Q2

  • PayPal raises forecast on back of positive quarter

    PayPal raises forecast on back of positive quarter

  • World’s biggest caterer sees 3.9% organic growth

    World’s biggest caterer sees 3.9% organic growth

Latest Managed Stories

  • 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 ...
  • Google’s new hardware has been leaked – and it looks great!

    Google’s new hardware has been leaked – and it looks great!

    Managed, Thursday, 21 September 2017

    As the tech world counts down the days until October 4, when Google will hold its annual product launch event, some eager beavers are not content to wait for the revelations. Consumer publication DroidLife has received a series of photos displaying Google’s ...
  • Fancy a free ‘premium’ pizza? Read on…

    Fancy a free ‘premium’ pizza? Read on…

    Managed, Thursday, 21 September 2017

    Pizza house market leader Domino’s Pizza is giving away 20,000 of its new “premium” pizzas to lucky lunchers that check its Facebook page looking for an offer. The only catch? You have to be in Australia or New Zealand! Domino’s will give ...
  • Cognizant looks for “5–10 deals a year”

    Cognizant looks for “5–10 deals a year”

    Managed, Wednesday, 20 September 2017

    Cognizant Technology Solutions, a multinational provider of IT services including digital, technology, consulting and operational services, is looking to pursue M&A activity in a bid for growth. The company has said it is looking for “5-10” ...
  • A closer look at Novartis’ new CEO

    A closer look at Novartis’ new CEO

    Managed, Tuesday, 19 September 2017

    Earlier this month, we reported that Novartis’ CEO Joe Jimenez was standing down, to be replaced by the company’s global head of drug development, Vas Narasimhan. He won’t begin in his new role until February next year, but Narasimhan’s ...
  • Givaudan Active Beauty launches educational app

    Givaudan Active Beauty launches educational app

    Managed, Monday, 18 September 2017

    Global scent and flavor maker Givaudan has launched a new app under its beauty wing, Givaudan Active Beauty, to help people in the cosmetics industry understand the effect that ingredients have on skin and scalps. The company, which is making multiple efforts to ...
  • TripAdvisor and Japan Airlines work together to help tourists disperse around Japan

    TripAdvisor and Japan Airlines work together to help tourists disperse around Japan

    Managed, Friday, 15 September 2017

    Japan is a tourist destination, but most of the tourists that go there end up seeing the same few things. Japan Airlines (JAL) and online travel kingpin TripAdvisor want to change that. In partnership, they’re creating a multimedia portal to promote inbound ...
  • Hexagon to showcase solutions for automotive and aerospace industries

    Hexagon to showcase solutions for automotive and aerospace industries

    Managed, Thursday, 14 September 2017

    Global measurement analytics software company Hexagon is courting the automotive and aerospace industries. The company will conduct summits for each industry in October highlighting the ways in which it can help players in those spaces optimize their performance ...
  • Stockholm Junior Water Prize awarded for contaminant-killer

    Stockholm Junior Water Prize awarded for contaminant-killer

    Managed, Wednesday, 13 September 2017

    The Stockholm Junior Water Prize – sponsored by global water technology company, and Dominion holding, Xylem Inc. – has been awarded to two U.S. students, who have uncovered a powerful method to eliminate dangerous bacteria from drinking water. The prize ...
  • Just Eat has the X Factor

    Just Eat has the X Factor

    Managed, Wednesday, 13 September 2017

    The X Factor – a light entertainment show where hopeful members of the public compete to win a recording contract – is now a global brand. In the UK, where the show originated, it has an average viewership of 6.8 million people per episode, making it one ...
  • China joins the “no more fossil fuel cars” club

    China joins the “no more fossil fuel cars” club

    Managed, Tuesday, 12 September 2017

    France and the UK have both pledged to ban fuel fossil-powered cars on their roads by 2040. Norway and the Netherlands have announced more aggressive plans to shift gears in the auto industry even more quickly. And now China, the world’s second-largest ...
  • Eurofins Scientific acquires Dermatest

    Eurofins Scientific acquires Dermatest

    Managed, Monday, 11 September 2017

    Worldwide laboratory group Eurofins Scientific has acquired Australian sunscreen and skin care evaluation laboratory Dermatest. Announcing the acquisition at the end of August, Eurofins said that it hopes to use its experience providing analytic testing services to ...
  • Compass Group to celebrate “women in food” in UK and Ireland

    Compass Group to celebrate “women in food” in UK and Ireland

    Managed, Friday, 08 September 2017

    Compass Group is committed to putting women front and center through its “Women in Food” program. Just a few days ago, the company hosted a networking event designed to highlight and further the program’s goals in the UK. Attended by 200 people, ...
  • Delphi Automotive partners with Innoviz to solve driverless tech

    Delphi Automotive partners with Innoviz to solve driverless tech

    Managed, Thursday, 07 September 2017

    Delphi Automotive has been adding partners left, right, and center, in its quest to create an end-to-end driverless technology solution. The latest company to team up with the ubiquitous car components maker is Innoviz Technologies, an Israel-based light detection ...
  • Google partners with Xiaomi Corp in India to capture 1 billion new users

    Google partners with Xiaomi Corp in India to capture 1 billion new users

    Managed, Wednesday, 06 September 2017

    American search giant Google is teaming up with Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi to try and resurrect its Android One smartphone program for India. This revamp will hopefully put Google’s mobile software for users in emerging markets back on the map, after ...
  • Irma joins Harvey in weather catastrophe crossover

    Irma joins Harvey in weather catastrophe crossover

    Managed, Wednesday, 06 September 2017

    Even as the U.S. is witnessing mass devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, another great weather disaster looms: Hurricane Irma. Florida has declared a state of emergency as she blows towards the Leeward Islands, now classed as a Category 5 hurricane, with ...
  • Novartis CEO makes surprise exit

    Novartis CEO makes surprise exit

    Managed, Tuesday, 05 September 2017

    Pharmaceutical giant Novartis has announced the unexpected departure of chief executive Joseph Jimenez. Jimenez has been at the drug-maker’s helm for the past eight years, and has masterminded Novartis’ transformation into a medical juggernaut best known ...
  • Givaudan wants to make your dreams delicious

    Givaudan wants to make your dreams delicious

    Managed, Monday, 04 September 2017

    Givaudan, the company behind the scents and flavours of literally thousands of products that we take for granted in the kitchen and the cosmetics shop, has launched a patent-pending technology focused on sleep. Called DreamScentz, it targets the growing body of ...
  • Amadeus brings automated airports to Azerbaijan

    Amadeus brings automated airports to Azerbaijan

    Managed, Friday, 01 September 2017

    Spanish IT company Amadeus, a fundamental fixture of the back-end of the online travel industry, has delivered a suite of new technology that will upgrade and automate the management systems at Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Azerbaijan. The intention is that ...
  • Hurricane Harvey hammers home risks of climate change

    Hurricane Harvey hammers home risks of climate change

    Managed, Thursday, 31 August 2017

    Hurricane Harvey continues to ride roughshod over the U.S. It is the strongest tropical storm to make landfall in the Texas since 1961, and in the U.S. since 2004. It is also “the wettest tropical cyclone on record in the contiguous United States” ...
  • Eurofins sees solid first half of 2017

    Eurofins sees solid first half of 2017

    Managed, Thursday, 31 August 2017

    Global laboratory group Eurofins Scientific, a market leader in the food and pharmaceutical testing industry, reported solid earnings for the first half of 2017. Released yesterday morning, the figures show that Eurofins’ long standing strategy of pursuing ...
  • The true value of self-driving cars: more efficient pizza deliveries?

    The true value of self-driving cars: more efficient pizza deliveries?

    Managed, Wednesday, 30 August 2017

    Market leading pizza joint Domino’s Pizza Inc. is teaming up with legendary carmaker Ford to trial autonomously-driven pizza deliveries in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Well, not quite. There will still be a human driver at the wheel – a company engineer, ...
  • Assa Abloy pushes further into India with latest acquisition

    Assa Abloy pushes further into India with latest acquisition

    Managed, Tuesday, 29 August 2017

    The world’s largest lock maker, Swedish security specialist Assa Abloy, is pushing further into the Indian market with another acquisition. The company has bought Shree Mahavir Metalcraft Pvt. Ltd for an undisclosed sum. Shree Mahavir is a market-leading ...
  • Xylem’s Leopold pump saves city water at a lower cost

    Xylem’s Leopold pump saves city water at a lower cost

    Managed, Friday, 25 August 2017

    The city of Salida in Colorado is home to a water treatment facility that services around 6,000 people. But in recent years, the plant’s manager, Lonnie Oversole, has become increasingly frustrated by the large amount of water wastage that was evident there. ...
  • Expedia wants to help you track down the Yeti

    Expedia wants to help you track down the Yeti

    Managed, Friday, 25 August 2017

    No, that’s not a clever metaphor. The online travel kingpin really does want to help its customers track down the Yeti. As well as numerous other mythical beasts like the Ninki-Nanka, Unicorns, or the rarely heard of Impundulu Bird (thanks, Zulu mythology!). ...
  • WPP sees profit grow, but downgrades forecast for 2017

    WPP sees profit grow, but downgrades forecast for 2017

    Managed, Thursday, 24 August 2017

    The world’s largest advertising agency, WPP, saw strong growth in both revenue and profit during the first half of 2017 – but its share price is down on the news. The reason for this fall? A downgraded outlook for the rest of the year. For the first six ...
  • Facebook might lose teen interest – but the company has a trump card

    Facebook might lose teen interest – but the company has a trump card

    Managed, Wednesday, 23 August 2017

    With two billion monthly active users, Facebook is the biggest social network in the world by large margin. Still, not everything is rosy for the Silicon Valley giant: according to a new report by EMarketer, the company will see a decline in teenage users across the ...
  • Carnival Corp is saving the world ahead of schedule

    Carnival Corp is saving the world ahead of schedule

    Managed, Wednesday, 23 August 2017

    Carnival Corp is the world’s largest cruise line operator, and it’s committed to eliminating the damage that the industry causes to the environment. The first step on that journey is to reduce its carbon footprint by 25% over five years to 2020. But in ...
  • Eurofins expanding into Japanese market

    Eurofins expanding into Japanese market

    Managed, Tuesday, 22 August 2017

    Eurofins Scientific, the global laboratory group that services the pharmaceutical, food testing, and environmental analytics industries, has pushed further into Japan with two new acquisitions. The companies in question, Japan Analytical Chemistry Consultants Co. ...
  • Givaudan to partner with IMCD for Western European distribution

    Givaudan to partner with IMCD for Western European distribution

    Managed, Tuesday, 22 August 2017

    Global flavor and scent market leader Givaudan has announced a new and exclusive distribution partnership with IMCD – a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients. Givaudan thinks that IMCD – with whom it has been working to profile ...
  • Tencent smashes forecasts in best-ever quarterly results

    Tencent smashes forecasts in best-ever quarterly results

    Managed, Friday, 18 August 2017

    China’s biggest gaming and social media company, Tencent, has soundly beaten analysts’ expectations with its earnings for the second quarter of 2017. Perhaps more impressively, the company has not only continued a lengthy streak of success, but actually ...
  • Compass Group goes green

    Compass Group goes green

    Managed, Thursday, 17 August 2017

    Earlier this month, global catering titan Compass Group made an announcement that is sure to play well amongst their more ethically concerned clients: the company is pursuing sustainably sourced salmon in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. And this contract is just ...
  • Three reasons the Starbucks story hasn’t finished in the U.S.

    Three reasons the Starbucks story hasn’t finished in the U.S.

    Managed, Wednesday, 16 August 2017

    If you listen to some commentators, global coffeehouse kingpin Starbucks is now seeing growth peter out in its domestic market, the U.S. There are some compelling factors for agreeing with them – the company now has 13,000 stores in the country, and the ...
  • Is Abbott Laboratories planning to sell off its nutritional wing?

    Is Abbott Laboratories planning to sell off its nutritional wing?

    Managed, Tuesday, 15 August 2017

    Medical products supplier Abbott Laboratories has a problem: its nutritional products segment, which makes Similac infant formula amongst other things, is not performing the way that the company would like. Originally billed as a growth engine for the Chicago-based ...
  • Halma uses two acquisitions to increase medical capabilities

    Halma uses two acquisitions to increase medical capabilities

    Managed, Monday, 14 August 2017

    Halma Plc., a technology group best known for its hazard detection and life protection businesses, has purchased two companies involved in monitoring blood pressure. These acquisitions will bolster Halma’s growing medical segment, and are expected to be ...
  • Live Nation beats the street to deliver a crowd pleaser

    Live Nation beats the street to deliver a crowd pleaser

    Managed, Friday, 11 August 2017

    Live entertainment specialist Live Nation reported second quarter results this week that topped analysts’ expectations and sent the share price rocketing upwards. At time of writing, the company’s up 54.25%, with 6.7% of that coming after hours on ...
  • WPP snaps up Snapchat ads – but Facebook still reigns supreme

    WPP snaps up Snapchat ads – but Facebook still reigns supreme

    Managed, Thursday, 10 August 2017

    WPP, the world’s largest advertising agency, is upping its spend on Snapchat for its online marketing endeavours. Outspoken CEO Sir Martin Sorrell – who has often been noted for his particular turn of phrase – describes the money WPP is planning to ...
  • Polypipe sees record performance in first half of 2017

    Polypipe sees record performance in first half of 2017

    Managed, Wednesday, 09 August 2017

    Plastic pipe manufacturer Polypipe has beaten analsyts’ expectations and reported record results for the first half of 2017. The Doncaster-based water company saw an 8.4% increase in revenue (2% better than analysts’ predicted) to £242 million ...
  • The latest victims of climate change: iron and protein

    The latest victims of climate change: iron and protein

    Managed, Tuesday, 08 August 2017

    It’s common knowledge that climate change is bad news for agriculture: crops will struggle to grow in higher temperatures, farming will be more difficult as weather becomes less predictable, and the global water crisis will be exacerbated, making it harder to ...
  • Google courts the esports crowd in a unique way

    Google courts the esports crowd in a unique way

    Managed, Tuesday, 08 August 2017

    Through YouTube, Google is pretty involved with the esports phenomenon. The video hosting site is one of the prime places that enthusiasts log on to watch their heroes play video games. Now, through its YouTube Red platform, Google is hoping to cash in on the trend ...
  • Tetra Tech sets new records with third quarter earnings

    Tetra Tech sets new records with third quarter earnings

    Managed, Tuesday, 08 August 2017

    Water engineering company Tetra Tech set new records for itself last week, when it released its third quarter earnings report. The company saw revenue of $685 million for the quarter, a 3% rise from the same quarter in the previous year. Operating income rose 17% ...
  • Cognizant sees 86.5% profit growth from last year

    Cognizant sees 86.5% profit growth from last year

    Managed, Monday, 07 August 2017

    Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, the I.T. firm and digital consultancy, reported second quarter results last week that saw it make strong gains on the previous year. Revenue for the quarter stood at $3.67 billion, an 8.9% rise from the year-ago quarter, ...
  • Delphi Automotive raises forecasts on back of strong quarter

    Delphi Automotive raises forecasts on back of strong quarter

    Managed, Friday, 04 August 2017

    Delphi Automotive, a leading name in the vehicle components-maker market, has raised its full year guidance following a strong second quarter and burgeoning growth prospects in electrification and safety systems. These trends play into the ‘green ...
  • Burger King extends delivery deal with Just Eat

    Burger King extends delivery deal with Just Eat

    Managed, Friday, 04 August 2017

    Takeaway food delivery service Just Eat has had its worries recently. The company has been in the headlines over the past few months for its lack of stable leadership, following the shock departure of former CEO David Buttress. It has loudly bemoaned the impending ...
  • Xylem sees solid second quarter of 2017

    Xylem sees solid second quarter of 2017

    /managed-news-feed-articles, Thursday, 03 August 2017

    Global water technology company Xylem Inc. reported earnings for the second quarter of 2017 this week. The company saw a slight beat against analysts’ expectations on profit, and a slight miss on revenue, but delivered impressive results against the comparable ...
  • Just Eat sees more profit, raises guidance

    Just Eat sees more profit, raises guidance

    Managed, Tuesday, 01 August 2017

    Fast food takeaway ordering website Just Eat has had a rough run over the last year. It has been plagued by leadership challenges, and worries over UK immigration laws that are damaging supply in its domestic market. According to Just Eat, which is currently led by ...
  • Hexagon expects growth to pick up in a lucrative market

    Hexagon expects growth to pick up in a lucrative market

    Managed, Tuesday, 01 August 2017

    Measurement technology and software firm Hexagon saw second-quarter earnings in line with forecasts last week. The company reported last Thursday, and said that it expects growth to pick up in the second half of the year. Like-for-like sales growth was 3% from the ...
  • KION Group sees continued success in Q2

    KION Group sees continued success in Q2

    Managed, Monday, 31 July 2017

    Industrial company KION Group saw continuing success in the second quarter of the year as it continued the good news story it started telling in Q1. The company’s growth is partly organic, and partly as a result of the Dematic acquisition it made earlier in ...
  • PayPal raises forecast on back of positive quarter

    PayPal raises forecast on back of positive quarter

    Managed, Friday, 28 July 2017

    Global electronic payment provider PayPal has raised its guidance on the back on a positive second quarter that beat analysts’ expectations. The company saw a rise in both users and payment volumes over the three months, and as a result, increased its full ...
  • World’s biggest caterer sees 3.9% organic growth

    World’s biggest caterer sees 3.9% organic growth

    Managed, Thursday, 27 July 2017

    The world’s biggest catering group, Compass Group Plc, has reported a 3.9% rise in organic revenue, driven by strong performance in the U.S. The British company serves over 5 billion meals each year in more than 50 countries, and said it was seeing ...