BTC successfully refinanced 19 January 2006 http://www.adventinternational.com/news/PressReleases/pages/pressRelease_20060119.aspx Advent International has granted to Novator Holdings, a company controlled by Thor Bjorgolfsson, an option to acquire Viva Ventures Holding GmbH, the holding company that owns 65% of The Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (BTC). … Read more . . .
Telecom Privatization Goes Through http://www.bulgaria-gateway.org/en/browser.php?state=content&id=1630&type=article&lang=en&topic_id=2&cur_pos=%2Fen%2Fbrowser.php%3Fstate%3Duser-details%26userID%3D12 Contributed by: Lyubomir Harizanov02.03.2004 On 20 February, after two years of political and legal wrangling, the Bulgarian Privatization Agency signed a contract to sell 65 percent of the country’s dominant telecom carrier, the Bulgarian Telecommunications … Read more . . .
Viva Ventures’ plans for BTC The Sofia Echo, 14 November 2002 by Ivan Vatahov REPRESENTATIVES of Advent International, owner of Viva Ventures, preferred buyer of the Bulgarian Telecommunication Company (BTC) chose to reveal its plans on the telecom’s future to … Read more . . .
Viðskipti | Morgunblaðið | 1.12.2005 | 05:30 Björgólfur Thor ræður yfir 75% hlut í búlgarska símanum Eftir Bjarna Ólafsson og Björn Jóhann Björnsson Novator Telecom Bulgaria, fyrirtæki í eigu Björgólfs Thors Björgólfssonar, hefur náð samkomulagi við Advent International sem felur í sér að Novator eignast kauprétt … Read more . . .
Alcatel to run Bulgarian telecoms network http://in.reuters.com/article/technology-media-telco-SP/idINLDE61F1H120100216?pageNumber=2&virtualBrandChannel=0&sp=true Reuters, Febr. 16, 2010 * BTC to cut operating expenses by 20 percent-source * No price disclosed for five-year deal (Adds details, background) SOFIA, Feb 16 (Reuters) – Bulgaria’s dominant telecoms operator BTC … Read more . . .
Are you enterprise? (Special Business Tactics) Meet the tycoon who’s buying Bulgaria’s BTC in 2005http://www.sbatg.com/Latest-NEWS-Related-SBATG-services-business-project-articles/are-you-enterprise-special-business-tactics.html Bjorgolfur Thor Bjorgolfsson Age: 42 Fortune: self madeSource: Diversified Net Worth: approx. 2.2 Country Of Citizenship: IcelandResidence: London, United Kingdom, Europe & RussiaIndustry: DiversifiedMarital … Read more . . .
Reshuffles at BTC The Sofia Echo, 2 May 2005 JOHN Munnery, head of the project to build the Bulgarian Telecommunication Company’s (BTC) GSM network, has become the second senior official to leave the company in the course of a few … Read more . . .
Bjorgolfsson gets EIBank, pursues Bulgarian Telecommunication Company The Sofia Echo, 30 Jan. 2006 ICELANDIC tycoon Thor Bjorgolfsson’s London-based Novator investment fund said on January 20 that it had bought 18.27 per cent of Bulgaria’s Economic and Investment Bank (EIBank). The … Read more . . .
The New Face of Capitalism Private buyers are gobbling up some of the premier names in corporate America By Kit R. Roane U.S. News & World Report, 4 December 2006 Time was, America’s largest corporations would fight tooth and nail … Read more . . .
Finnish operations of eQ Bank to continue uninterrupted despite collapse of Icelandic parent The Finnish eQ Bank is looking for a new owner, as its Icelandic parent company Straumur-Burdaras Investment Bank was taken over by the Icelandic Financial Supervisory Authority … Read more . . .
Lur Berri Iceland ehf Takeover Bid on the Shares of Alfesca hf Successful Source: Lur Berri03/11/2009 Nov 3, 2009 – DragonKnight Advisors (France, UK) and MPE Finances (France) linked up with Nýi Kaupþing banki (Iceland) advised on the takeover bid … Read more . . .
ALFESCA engages two new directors 28.3.2006 ALFESCA hf, the European chilled food Company, has appointed Nadine Deswasière as Director and Senior Vice-President of Strategy and Development and Antony Hovanessian as Director and Senior Vice-President of Business Development, with effect from … Read more . . .
Alfesca not affected significantly by the Icelandic financial crises DGAP, 5 Nov. 2008 Release of a Adhoc News, transmitted by DGAP – a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ———————————————————————- The … Read more . . .
FL with Donald Trump FL Group (Iceland) invested in four real estate projects in the US for $50m. These projects are pursued in cooperation with the international real-estate group Bayrock Group. Among the projects is the construction of a five-star … Read more . . .
Sale of generic drugmaker Actavis halted By Quentin Webb, Reutershttp://www.reuters.com/article/idUKLG14136620090416 LONDON, April 16, 2009 (Reuters) – The sale of Actavis, one of the world’s biggest generic drugmakers, has been halted because of disagreements over price and a dearth of suitors, several sources … Read more . . .
Actavis denies divestiture Patrick Hollstein, Thu, October 30, 2008 04:57pm CEThttp://www.pharma-adhoc.com/index.php?m=1&id=133 Berlin – The rumours about an sale of the Icelandic generics corporation Actavis had the whole branch abuzz. While in Reykjavik and London, Actavis tries to pour oil on troubled water, … Read more . . .
From Actavis website Actavis is one of the world’s leading players in the development, manufacture, and sale of first-class generic pharmaceuticals. The successful integration of a number of acquisitions has helped position Actavis among the world’s largest companies in the … Read more . . .
“I was a big supporter of waterboarding”, sagt Richard Cheney, Ex-Vizepräsident der USA. Will er in den Knast, fragt Harper’s Magazine. “Section 2340A of the federal criminal code makes it an offense to torture or to conspire to torture. Violators … Read more . . .
When the trail of investigations about crimes humanity in Turkey reached General Yasar Buyukanit, the commander of Turkey’s Land Forces, the Turkish General Chief of Staff Hilmi Ozkok blocked further investigation into possible chain-of-command involvement. The parliamentary investigation had to … Read more . . .
CASMII Press Release March 2010 For more information or to contact CASMII please visit http://www.campaigniran.org An appeal to anti-war organizations & activists to oppose the increasing threats against Iran Around the world, anti-war activists are preparing for major protests this spring … Read more . . .