Surfshark Partners with dLocal to Power Its Global Expansion Across Africa, Asia, and Latin America

The partnership will enable the leading VPN provider to offer localized payments to customers in 13 new countries as part of the company’s overall growth strategy 14/12/2021 — MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay […]

The Rohatyn Group Completes Exit From Turkish Retailers Beymen and Boyner

The Rohatyn Group (TRG), a leading emerging markets asset management firm, today announced that Fennella Sarl, controlled by TRG Growth Fund II, has completed its final exit from Beymen Mağazacılık A.Ş. (Beymen) and Boyner Büyük Mağazacılık A.Ş. (Boyner) to Boyner Perakende ve Tekstil Yatırımları A.Ş (BRTI), a company controlled by the Boyner Group. Both retail companies had been portfolio companies of Citi Venture Capital International (CVCI), which TRG acquired from Citigroup Inc. in 2013.

ADM Expands its Corn Processing Footprint with Acquisition of Facilities in Bulgaria and Turkey, and Increase of Ownership in Hungary Facility

Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced an agreement to purchase several assets of Eaststarch C.V., ADMs 50-50 joint venture with Tate & Lyle (LSE: TATE). Under the terms of the agreement, ADM will take full ownership of corn wet mills in Bulgaria and Turkey, and will own a 50 percent stake in a wet mill in Hungary. Tate & Lyle will receive a cash consideration of 240 million, subject to customary closing adjustments, including for net cash and working capital, and take full ownership of the Eaststarch facility in Slovakia.

MasterCard enters into agreement to acquire Provus the leading independent Turkish payment solutions provider

MasterCard (NYSE: MA) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Provus Bilişim Hizmetleri A. Ş. (Provus), Turkeys leading independent payment solution and processing provider. The acquisition will build on MasterCards strategy of increasing its processing presence in high-growth markets and deliver superior processing solutions and innovative value added services for both financial institutions and customers in the emerging prepaid and mobile payments space. This transaction, which is subject to regulatory approval, is anticipated to close in the fourth quarter of 2013.

European Organisations Challenged to Protect Market Share, Maintain Competitive Advantage

Amid a volatile economy and a fragmented marketplace, European organisations are more challenged than ever to maintain high performance. However, in the 2013 Pulse of the ProfessionTM, Project Management Institute (PMI) found that organisations in Europe are 6% less likely than their global counterparts to finish projects on time, damaging time-to-market in the region and significantly impacting global competitive advantage and creating risk amid the rise of emerging markets.

Hilton Worldwide Launches Special All Inclusive Meetings Offer

Hilton Worldwide has launched its first all inclusive meetings promotion offering event planners the opportunity to secure one impressive rate for a range of meetings or events for up to 20 delegates. The fixed price offer, which has no added hidden costs or cancellation charges, is available for bookings through December 31, 2012, at participating Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn properties in the UK and Europe.

Western Union Unveils New Education Initiative around UEFA Europa League to Deliver One Million School Days

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services and new Global Partner of the UEFA Europa League, and the Western Union Foundation, today announced they will turn every successful pass in this seasons competition into funding to support one days education for young people around the world.

Congress Recognizes the Policy Implications of Child Trafficking Stemming from the Netherlands

Shared Hope International, The Rebecca Project and Johns Hopkins Protection Project are pleased to announce that the U.S. Congress has taken action regarding the lack of action of the European Union in investigating child sex trafficking in the pedophilia charges against Joris Demmink, a high ranking government official in The Netherlands, and requested this matter be broached at the next Interparliamentary meeting.

Hilton HHonors Reveals Top 10 Happiest Winter Travel Destinations in Europe

With more than 2 million Brits1 expected to book holidays this month, it’s clear that many are eager to escape the dreary winter days ahead; and with good reason. According to Happiness Expert Alexandra Watson, traveling during the winter months can provide more than just a suntan; it can also increase personal happiness during the most depressing time of the year. To help beat the winter blues, Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands, commissioned a study to identify Europe’s top 10 happiest cities to travel to during the winter months. In addition, HHonors is offering its More Points promotion, rewarding members who travel through March 31 with extra Bonus Points.