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S. Korea Expected to be 2nd in Fab Equipment Spending This Year

S. Korea Expected to be 2nd in Fab Equipment Spending This Year

SEOUL, March 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is expected to be the second-biggest spender on semiconductor manufacturing equipment this year, industry data showed Tuesday, as the global chip industry is likely to make a recovery despite the novel coronavirus outbreak. South Korea, home to major memory chip producers Samsung Electronics Co. and SK hynix [...]

Online Investment Seminars Enjoy Popularity Due to Virus

Online Investment Seminars Enjoy Popularity Due to Virus

SEOUL, March 9 (Korea Bizwire) — With the novel coronavirus outbreak hampering all private investor seminars and investment counseling by securities companies, investment content published on YouTube and other online programs is gaining popularity. The web seminar on investment strategy conducted by Mirae Asset Global Investments, South Korea’s leading asset management firm on April 27 [...]

Biotalys Announces Second Closing of €45 Million Series C Financing Round

Biotalys Announces Second Closing of €45 Million Series C Financing Round

GHENT, Belgium, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Biotalys NV, a rapidly growing and transformative food and crop protection company developing a new generation of protein-based biocontrols, today announces the second closing of its Series C financing round with €10 million, bringing the total amount of capital raised through its Series C to €45 million. The second [...]

Institutions’ Investment in Foreign Securities Jumps 23 pct in 2019

Institutions’ Investment in Foreign Securities Jumps 23 pct in 2019

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean institutions’ investment in overseas securities surged sharply from a year earlier in 2019, largely due to a rise in their purchase of overseas bonds, central bank data showed Monday. The combined value of foreign stocks and bonds held by South Korean institutions came to US$326.3 billion as [...]

cPacket Networks Secures $15 Million Investment from Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital

cPacket Networks Secures $15 Million Investment from Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – cPacket Networks, a leading provider of network-aware application and security assurance solutions, announced it has completed a $15 million round of funding by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. The investment will be used to accelerate cPacket’s focus on product innovation and deployment of its broad range of high-performance network [...]

SK Innovation to Boost Investment in EV Batteries and Materials

SK Innovation to Boost Investment in EV Batteries and Materials

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co., South Korea’s leading refiner, will boost investment in its electric vehicle (EV) battery and materials business, a top executive has said. SK Innovation CEO and President Kim Jun made the comments in an interview with the company’s in-house news channel that was provided to employees Wednesday [...]