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  • EY consolidates its health consultancy

    EY consolidates its health consultancy

    EY is revamping its healthcare consultancy. The approach consolidates its established healthcare teams that currently sit across other related sectors and geographies, including Malta, and brings together insights from multiple sectors –...

  • Mediterrania Capital reaches €120m

    Private equity firm Mediterrania Capital Partners has closed Mediterrania Capital II, its second growth fund for North Africa, at the planned target of €120 million. The first fund, Fons Mediterrania Capital FCR, is currently in the divestment...

  • RS2 doubles profits

    RS2 doubles profits

    Software company RS2 has more than doubled its pre-tax profit to €6.6 million during the first half of the year, an increase of 121 per cent when compared to the same period in 2014. However, since further substantial investment in infrastructure...

  • Midi buys out joint venture

    Midi has agreed to buy out Siemens’ shareholding in Solutions and Infrastructure Services Ltd. Midi already owned half the company, while Siemens held all but one share to be held by a subsidiary of the company. SIS was born as a joint venture...

  • Corporate social responsibilty

    Malta Stock Exchange’s social events committee hosted 20 young children, nuns and carers from Tarxien Children’s Home to a day by a swimming pool at a privately-owned farmhouse. The event regularly organises events for staff and their families,...

  • Company briefs

    Company briefs

    Emirates recently phased out A6-EMF, the last remaining Boeing 777-200 from its fleet. Emirates is taking delivery of 24 new aircraft and is retiring its older aircraft. Seven aircraft were phased out in 2014 and another 10 are planned for...

  • Seven equities drag MSE index lower

    Seven equities drag MSE index lower

    The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index failed to sustain a seven-year high as it slipped by 0.44 per cent to close at 4,209.482 points. The index was dragged lower by the shares of HSBC Bank Malta plc, Malta International Airport plc (MIA), RS2...

  • US retail sales rebound in July

    US retail sales rebounded in July as American households increased purchases of cars and a range of other goods, the Commerce Department reported last week. This suggests that solid momentum in the economy as it entered the third quarter. Retail...

  • Teaching English is more than just a job for summer

    Teaching English is more than just a job for summer

    Malta’s increase in temperature and sunshine brings along with it an annual influx of foreign students who come to learn English, along with a whole lot of vacancies for jobs in the field. IELS, an English language school in Malta, is a good...

  • Website set up to promote Maltese service providers to overseas clients

    Website set up to promote Maltese service providers to overseas clients

    Consultmemalta.com has launched a new, user-friendly website aimed at high-net-worth clients overseas interested in Malta for business, retirement or to hold a special event on the island. The website aims to serve as a single port of call that...

  • Group partner isre-elected to Integra International board

    Group partner isre-elected to Integra International board

    David Borg, business advisory partner at Capstone Group, has been re-elected to serve on the Africa, Europe, India and the Middle East board of Integra International. Integra International was established in 1994 with the objective to create an...

  • BOV Joseph Calleja Foundation, MSV Life to offer art therapy

    BOV Joseph Calleja Foundation, MSV Life to offer art therapy

    Insurance company MSV Life has become a patron of the BOV Joseph Calleja Foundation. The foundation was set up by Bank of Valletta and world-renowned tenor Joseph Calleja two years ago with the objective of supporting talented young people to...

  • BOV welcomes Visa Europe delegation

    BOV welcomes Visa Europe delegation

    During his recent visit to Malta, Visa Europe CEO Nicolas Huss was welcomed to the House of the Four Winds in Valletta by Bank of Valletta CEO Charles Borg. Present for the meeting were Berna Ülman, executive director for southeastern Europe,...

  • eSports festival at MCC attracts visitors, sponsors

    eSports festival at MCC attracts visitors, sponsors

    Close to 600 people visited or played at this year’s Malta eSports Festival held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta. Described as one of Malta’s biggest gaming events, it was held in an area of 700 square metres where talks, shows...

  • Budapest recruitment workshop

    Budapest recruitment workshop

    The annual Network Partner Workshop 2015 was held in Budapest, with the participation of countries like China, Turkey, South Africa and European countries, including Malta. The workshop was held with the aim to facilitate the exchange of ideas and...

  • Mcast students with disabilities in visit to General Soft Drinks plant

    Mcast students with disabilities in visit to General Soft Drinks plant

    Ten Mcast students following the Pathway to Independent Living Programme recently visited the General Soft Drinks Co. Ltd plant in Marsa to get first-hand experience of a company renowned for bottling some of the world’s largest brands, like...

  • Investment seminar for beginners, intermediates

    Investment seminar for beginners, intermediates

    Financial services firm Calamatta Cuschieri hosted an investment seminar at the Grand Hotel Excelsior in Floriana, entitled ‘What you should know about equity investing’. The investment seminar, mainly aimed at beginners and intermediates, forms...

  • Two Engel & Völkers Sara Grech agents among 10 world best rental agents

    Two Engel & Völkers Sara Grech agents among 10 world best rental agents

    Malta might be the smallest opera-ting country among the 39 countries in the Engel & Völkers network, but it certainly left a strong mark during the latest global event in Mallorca. The event brings together licensed partners from around the world...

  • Foundation supports hedgehog conservation

    Foundation supports hedgehog conservation

    A joint Nature Trust Malta and HSBC Malta Foundation project aimed at safeguarding the existence of the protected mammals on the islands has managed to rescue 124 hedgehogs over the past six months. Sixty road signs have also been installed near...

  • German Q2 growth solid but quite unspectacular

    German Q2 growth solid but quite unspectacular

    German growth accelerated in the second quarter of 2015 but by less than expected, with foreign trade acting as a support and investment braking Europe’s largest economy. German gross domestic product (GDP) grew 0.4 per cent in the quarter between...

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