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Colliers International Streamlines Its Market Leading Nordic Real Estate Management Services Platform

Colliers International Streamlines Its Market Leading Nordic Real Estate Management Services Platform

TORONTO and HELSINKI, Finland, Jul. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSX:CIGI), a global leader in commercial real estate services, today announced the divestiture of its residential property management operation servicing apartment housing companies (“Finland AHC”), which manages over 30,000 apartments throughout Finland. This transaction allows Colliers Finland to focus entirely on [...]

Finnish Santa Claus Makes a Return to S. Korean Ice Fishing Festival

Finnish Santa Claus Makes a Return to S. Korean Ice Fishing Festival

HWACHEON, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Santa Claus is coming to the ice fishing festival in Hwacheon, all the way from his “official” hometown of Rovaniemi in Finland. According to Hwacheon County officials, the mythic figure has graciously accepted their invitation, and has agreed to make a string of appearances from January 12 through 14.  [...]

Colliers International Acquires Leading Real Estate Management Services Firm in the Nordics

Colliers International Acquires Leading Real Estate Management Services Firm in the Nordics

TORONTO, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) and (TSX:CIGI), a global leader in commercial real estate services, today announced the acquisition of Ovenia Group (“Ovenia” or the “Company”), Finland’s leading real estate management and service company. For the last twelve months, the Company generated revenues of over US$50 million. Financial details [...]

S. Korea’s Growth Ranking Among OECD Drops 10 Spots

S. Korea’s Growth Ranking Among OECD Drops 10 Spots

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s economic growth ranking among major advanced and emerging economies plunged 10 spots in the second quarter from three months earlier as its recovery lost ground, data showed Tuesday. Asia’s fourth-largest economy expanded 0.6 percent on-quarter in the April-June period, compared with a 1.1 percent expansion for the [...]

Euroloan Sets New Crowdfunding Record for FinTech Companies in Finland

Euroloan Sets New Crowdfunding Record for FinTech Companies in Finland

Helsinki, Finland, Jun. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Euroloan Group PLC issued new shares on Privanet Group PLC’s crowdfunding platform Around. The statutory maximum limit of EUR 4.995 million for the issue was reached on Thursday, June 8, eight days early. The subscription was at termination at 5,599,031 EUR, i.e. 377% of the minimum target of [...]

‘Descendants of the Sun’ to be Exported to Over 27 Countries

‘Descendants of the Sun’ to be Exported to Over 27 Countries

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) - South Korean TV sensation “Descendants of the Sun” has been exported to 27 countries and the number is set to grow, its production company said Wednesday. Next Entertainment World said that the burgeoning attention the drama has been attracting overseas raised the possibility of sealing more broadcasting contracts in the [...]