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  • What’s in a name? US and EU battle over ‘feta’ in trade talks

    What’s in a name? US and EU battle over ‘feta’ in trade talks

    EU plans to seal the world’s largest free trade deal with the US are threatened by intractable differences over food names, none more so than the right of cheese makers to use the term ‘feta’. Negotiators talk of accelerated progress and hope to...

  • ­­­Shipping movements

    The following ships are expected in Malta: The Pollux from Antalya to Antalya, the CMA CGM Marco Polo from Le Havre to Khor al Fakkan, the CMA CGM Butterfly from Fos-sur-Mer to Suez (CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd), the Maersk Brooklyn from Antwerp to...

  • Mapfre Middlesea doubles profit

    Mapfre Middlesea doubles profit

    Mapfre Middlesea Group made a pre-tax profit before tax of €15.18 million in the first six months of 2015, compared to €8.21 million in the same period last year. All group companies registered improved results with the main driver being the...

  • Deal making in Malta – a current perspective

    Deal making in Malta – a current perspective

    Acquisition momentum is building across the globe, even in a country like Malta, which is uncovering some exciting mergers and acquisitions (M&A) opportunities for 2015 and beyond. There is a positive economic outlook, which is encouraging...

  • European Fund for Strategic Investments ready for autumn take-off

    European Fund for Strategic Investments ready for autumn take-off

    The European Commission has put the final building blocks in place to kickstart investment in the real economy through the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI). The fund will be up and running by early autumn 2015, keeping the ambitious...

  • Deloitte named leader in talent management

    Kennedy has named Deloitte member firms a global leader in talent management in its report entitled Talent Management Consulting 2015. The report covers the rapidly evolving marketplace with analysis aligned to specific trends, business and client...

  • Mapfre Middlesea CEO wins best CSR award

    Mapfre Middlesea CEO wins best CSR award

    Mapfre Middlesea CEO Alfredo Muñoz recently won the prestigious CSR Entrepreneur of the Year Award during the Top Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015. Malta’s best CSR entrepreneur of the year award honours individuals who lead companies with...

  • Custom House acquires Dundee Leeds clients

    Custom House Fund Services has acquired the majority of the US clients of the former Dundee Leeds Management Services and will now handle their fund administration business. The transition represents $1 billion in assets. Custom House is one of...

  • Ferratum lists a €20m bond on the EWSM

    Ferratum Bank plc, a Malta-based bank that provides consumer loans through a mobile phone platform, has listed a €20 million debt security on the European Wholesale Securities Market (EWSM). The notes, due January 21, 2017, and with a coupon rate...

  • MIA offers graduate programme

    Malta International Airport is launching a graduate management programme aimed at graduates who are interested in a career at an international airport. The programme is set to take place over a full year and the students will rotate between...

  • Nine-week streak halted by the MSE

    Nine-week streak halted by the MSE

    The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) Index snapped a nine-week winning streak, as losses across large capitalised shares more than offset solid single-digit gains of other equities which traded last week. Contributing to the index’s negative performance...

  • Greek Parliament approves bailout

    Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras contained a rebellion within his radical Syriza Party, winning parliamentary approval for the second set of reforms required to start talks with the Eurozone and the IMF on a financial rescue deal. A first...

  • Company briefs

    A 450-square metre gymnasium will be opening its doors on the ground floor of SCM02 in the last quarter of this year. The gym will be open Monday to Sunday at convenient times for the benefit of employees forming part of the SmartCity Malta...

  • YE team all for active lifestyle

    YE team all for active lifestyle

    Student company Bearn, winner of the Brilliant Young Entrepreneurs Award competition, run by Hyundai Europe with Junior Achievement Young Enterprise, have just returned from Lisbon, where they took part in the European Enterprise Challenge...

  • Prestigious award for BPC founder

    Prestigious award for BPC founder

    The late Joseph Brockdorff, founder of BPC International, has been posthumously given the Gold Award by the Institute of Maltese Journalists. This is the institute’s most prestigious honour, recognising those who have made significant...

  • Celebrating 100 awards

    Celebrating 100 awards

    Emmanuel Delicata, Malta’s fourth-generation, family-run winery has achieved a historic milestone by accomplishing the significant feat of being awarded over 100 international awards for its wines over 20 years. The awards include gold medals won...

  • New package for luxury properties

    Dhalia has launched a Luxury Living package, which offers marketing initiatives to owners of luxury properties listed with the company with a sole agency agreement. Utilising this package, luxury properties will be marketed extensively through...

  • Hassle-free student card

    A payment card is now available to students studying in Malta, offering a 24-hour concierge service and travel insurance. The Universe Student Card allows students visiting Malta to learn English the flexibility of a traditional credit card...

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  • Insurer helps drug rehabilitation centre

    Insurer helps drug rehabilitation centre

    As part of its corporate social responsibility programme to help members of the community going through challenging situations, MSV Life has renewed its support to San Blas Therapeutic Community in Żebbuġ. The beneficial relationship between MSV...