ISID Acquires Indonesian IT Company with Aim of Expanding Business Targeting Local Financial Institutions

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 17, 2019 Information Services International-Dentsu, Ltd. (TOKYO: 4812) (“ISID” Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Ryoichi Nawa) announced today that through its subsidiary PT. ISID INDONESIA (Head Office: Jakarta, Indonesia; President Director: Takuya Ono; hereinafter, “ISID INDONESIA”), it has acquired a 75% equity stake in PT. Ebiz Cipta Solusi (Head Office: Jakarta, […]

ESG Investment in ASEAN Is Promising; However Challenges Remain AJC Says in a New Study on ESG Investment in ASEAN

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 28, 2019 ESG investment has been implicitly and unsystematically undertaken among the ASEAN firms but it is promising, according to a study on the ESG Investment in the ASEAN region released by the ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: "ESG Investment: Towards Sustainable Development in […]

PIVOT Fintech Gets Capital Markets Services License From The Monetary Authority Of Singapore

License to allow launch of direct-to-consumer, AI-driven wealth management services SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 24, 2019 PIVOT Fintech Pte. Ltd. (“PIVOT”), the digital wealth management technology services venture backed by Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd. (“PINTEC”; NASDAQ: PT) and FWD Group announced today that it has been granted a Capital Markets Services (“CMS”) license by the Monetary Authority […]

Murphy Oil Corporation Announces Strategic Sale of Malaysian Portfolio in All-Cash Transaction Valued at US$2.127 Billion

EL DORADO, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 21, 2019 Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) (“Murphy”) announced today that a subsidiary has signed a sale and purchase agreement to divest the fully issued share capital of its two primary Malaysian subsidiaries, Murphy Sabah Oil Co., Ltd. and Murphy Sarawak Oil Co., Ltd., to a subsidiary of PTT Exploration and […]

Corsair Infrastructure Partners Announces Long Term Investments by HarbourVest Partners

HarbourVest invests in three CIP-managed funds focused on transportation infrastructure NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 20, 2019 Corsair Infrastructure Partners (“CIP”), the global infrastructure investment business of Corsair Capital (“Corsair”), today announced that HarbourVest Partners (“HarbourVest”), a leading institutional investor active across multiple asset classes and geographies, has invested in three new CIP-managed funds established to deploy […]

Murray Energy Corporation to Host Investor Conference Call on the Fourth Quarter and Year-Ended 2018 Financial and Operating Results

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 11, 2019 Murray Energy Corporation (“Murray Energy”) announced that it will host an investor conference call to discuss the fourth quarter and year-ended 2018 financial and operating results on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time. Access to the investor conference call will be limited to holders of: […]

SYNERGY Strategic Solutions Wins Prestigious Technology Excellence Award for Robotics – Financial Services

ASTRA Automation Accelerator Framework is enabling insurance companies in Asia to leverage automation to enhance operational efficiency HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 28, 2019 SYNERGY Strategic Solutions Limited, a global management consulting company with the prime focus on the Insurance industry, won the prestigious Technology Excellence Award for Robotics – Financial Services. The award-winning solution, ASTRA, is […]

MFC Asset Management Public Company Limited Enhances Front and Middle Office Investment Processes with Charles River IMS

MELBOURNE, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 27, 2019 MFC Asset Management Public Company Limited (MFC), a Thailand-based asset manager with major shareholders including the Ministry of Finance and Government Savings Bank, has adopted major new portfolio management capabilities in the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS) for its mutual, provident and private fund operations. MFC has […]

Corsair Infrastructure Partners Announces New Fund’s Acquisition of Vantage Airport Group

CIP transfers Vantage into new perpetual investment fund to support long-term growth NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 04, 2019 Corsair Infrastructure Partners (“CIP”), the global infrastructure investment business of Corsair Capital (“Corsair”), today announced that a new fund established and managed by CIP has closed on the acquisition of 100% of Vantage Airport Group (“Vantage”) from Gateway […]

V-CAT to Begin a New Type of Crowdfunding Using Digital Currency

Enabling Global Exchanges for Personal Assets HO CHI MINH, Vietnam–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 23, 2019 V-CAT Vietnam will develop a new type of crowdfunding services that uses digital currency. A platform that uses the JC-coin digital currency will be built, and all data involved in transactions will be safely protected with leading-edge blockchain technology. Any user with […]

KBank joins hands with Bangchak to offer “KBank Service” at Inthanin and SPAR

BANGKOK–(THAI BUSINESS NEWS)–14 Jan. 2019 Mr. Tipakorn Saiphatana (center), KBank Executive Vice President, Mr. Somchai Tejavanija (second from left), Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Executive Vice President, Bangchak Corporation PCL., and Mr. Viboon Wongsakul (first from left), Managing Director, Bangchak Retail Co., Ltd., recently launched the “KBank Service” by appointing Inthanin Coffee and SPAR convenience store […]