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July 07, 2014 16:17
The deadline for joining the EU Business Avenues is approaching, so companies planning to expand their businesses in South Asia through this initiative launched by the European Commission can apply on the campaign’s website www.businessavenues.eu by July 11, 2014, announces Deloitte, the programme operator in Romania....more »
July 07, 2014 14:19
Lafarge assets’ in Romania could be sold as part of the strategy relative to the planned merger with Holcim to create Lafarge-Holcim, a giant group in the building materials industry, the two companies announced....more »
July 02, 2014 16:46
Adrian Ghenie has produced a major surprise at Sotheby’s auction in London, his work, “The Fake Rothko” sold for 1.43 mln pounds (about 1.79 million euro) becoming the most expensive artwork-ever of a Romanian painter. The 2010 oil and c...more »
July 01, 2014 14:46
Steel and mining company Metinvest Group established a representative sales office in Romania, one of the existing destination markets for its products. The group’s domestic office will operate under Metinvest Carpathia brand and will be focused on strengthening the cooperation with Metinvest’s steel products customers in Romania while providing them with fast and efficient services, states a press release....more »
June 27, 2014 12:31
The Ministry for Information Society is deferring again the deadline for submitting non-biding offers and depositing the corresponding guarantee for the privatization of the Romanian Post. So instead of June 30, the new time limit for investors to register in the selection process for taking over the state-owned company is September 30, 2014....more »
June 19, 2014 12:17
E-commerce has been rapidly advancing in recent years, the trend being preserved in 2014, too, when the accelerated growth rate has been maintained, according to online payment processor PayU. The data processed within the first five months of the year shows a 30 percent increase in terms of transactions with Romanian e-tailers followed by online payment. Also, based on its estimations, there are about 70 online orders being placed every minute, totaling some 10,800 lei (nearly 2,500 euro)....more »
June 16, 2014 13:27
Philips Healthcare has a new general manager as of today, Alexandru Popescu being appointed at the helm of the south-eastern operations of the world’s leading group in healthcare....more »
June 11, 2014 15:09
Following several meetings in the last few days, the General Assembly of Shareholders of the Romanian Post has removed from office five of the six members of the company’s Board of Directors alongside the General Manager, Ion Smeeianu....more »
June 11, 2014 13:24
eMAG reconfigures its shareholding structure upon Radu Apostolescu, one of the founders of the e-tailer, has announced the exit, according to a company release. His 8.4 percent in the company will be divided between the existing shareholders – Iulian Stanciu (21.6 percent) and the South African group Naspers which become the major shareholder in 2012 when took over 70 percent of the total shares. Any additional details on the transaction have not been disclosed up to this point....more »
June 10, 2014 12:06
After acquiring Cargus in October 2012 from DHL, the Polish-based private equity fund manager Abris Capital Partners expands investment in the domestic courier market by taking over Urgent Curier, one of the leading companies in this industry, according to a press release....more »
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