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Barings Launches Global Brand Advertising Campaign

Barings Launches Global Brand Advertising Campaign

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Barings, one of the world’s leading asset management firms, today launched a global brand advertising campaign articulating its commitment to meeting the ever-changing needs and aspirations of its clients by providing a broad set of innovative, customized investment solutions across asset classes and geographies. “Adaptability – the new [...]

PRA Health Sciences Named International Clinical Research Company of the Year

PRA Health Sciences Named International Clinical Research Company of the Year

RALEIGH, N.C., May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — PRA Health Sciences, Inc., (PRA) (NASDAQ:PRAH) is pleased to announce that for the fourth consecutive year it was recognized as the International Clinical Research Company of the Year. PRA received the award at a PharmaTimes ceremony in London. This award follows PRA’s recent recognition as Clinical Research Company [...]

Lantronix Announces Availability of Beta Release of Multi-Dimensional IoT Application Development and Deployment Platform

Lantronix Announces Availability of Beta Release of Multi-Dimensional IoT Application Development and Deployment Platform

IRVINE, Calif., May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Lantronix, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:LTRX), a global provider of secure data access and management solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) and information technology (IT) assets, today announced availability of the beta release of MACH10™, a multi-dimensional IoT application development and deployment platform that dramatically simplifies the process for [...]

BMW, Mercedes-Benz Sell More Cars in S. Korea than Japan

BMW, Mercedes-Benz Sell More Cars in S. Korea than Japan

SEOUL, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — German carmakers BMW and Mercedes-Benz sold more vehicles in South Korea in the January-April period compared to Japan, an industry association said Sunday. Vehicle sales by BMW and Mercedes-Benz jumped 48 percent and 32 percent year-on-year, respectively, to 18,115 and 24,877 units in the Korean market during the first [...]

Pantech Transferred 230 U.S. Intellectual Property Rights to Patent Control Entity

Pantech Transferred 230 U.S. Intellectual Property Rights to Patent Control Entity

SEOUL, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Pantech Co. South Korea’s smallest smartphone manufacturer that recently announced it will suspend production of mobile devices, turned over 230 U.S. patents to another company, official data showed Sunday. Information provided by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) showed that Patech, owned by Solid Inc. a local [...]

Asset Size of S. Korea’s Top 4 Biz Groups Expands 30 pct in 5 yrs

Asset Size of S. Korea’s Top 4 Biz Groups Expands 30 pct in 5 yrs

SEOUL, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Asset size of South Korea’s top four business conglomerates grew by more than 30 percent over the past five years, a corporate information provider said Sunday. Data provided by Chaebul.com showed combined assets of Samsung, Hyundai Motor, SK and LG stood at 864.9 trillion won as of end 2016, [...]

Antitrust Regulator to Scrutinize 4 Major Conglomerates: Nominee

Antitrust Regulator to Scrutinize 4 Major Conglomerates: Nominee

SEOUL, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The nominee to head South Korea’s antitrust regulator pledged Thursday to scrutinize four major conglomerates as he seeks to establish fair competition in Asia’s fourth-largest economy. “I will assess issues related to the four major groups in a more thorough manner when the Fair Trade Commission implements laws,” Kim [...]

Pirates’ Kang Jung-ho Loses Appeal over DUI Sentencing; Big League Career in Jeopardy

Pirates’ Kang Jung-ho Loses Appeal over DUI Sentencing; Big League Career in Jeopardy

SEOUL, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Beleaguered major league infielder Kang Jung-ho on Thursday lost his appeal of an earlier drunk driving sentence, a development that puts his playing career in jeopardy. The Seoul Central District Court rejected Kang’s appeal and upheld an eight-month sentence from March, which was suspended for two years, for leaving [...]

Euroloan Appoints Former Morgan Stanley FinTech Leader James Hickson as New Group CEO

Euroloan Appoints Former Morgan Stanley FinTech Leader James Hickson as New Group CEO

Helsinki, Finland, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Euroloan Group PLC, a pioneering European financial technology company with offices in Helsinki (HQ), Luxembourg, Stockholm and Warsaw, announced today the appointment of James Hickson (B.Sc., M.B.A.) as group Chief Executive Officer.  Hickson, an accomplished financial technology industry executive with 16 years of experience on Wall Street, most [...]