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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Friday, November 8th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia will be hosting the first of its kind symposium in the Middle East region that will bring together some of the world’s top inspirational thinkers and pioneers in the field of Brain Research and Personalized Healthcare.

Renowned scientists from all over the world will present their latest discoveries and hold open discussions on the future of brain research and related healthcare challenges. The Forum will also present new tools, technologies and other personalized healthcare innovations that could improve the diagnosis, management and treatment of brain disorders.

The Forum will provide physicians, scientists, and business executives from both the public and private sectors opportunities to exchange ideas and share their thoughts on the future healthcare challenges and opportunities.

Dr. Walid Juffali, whose hosting the event, said the Forum comes within the framework of init ... Read more »
Views: 68 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 11.11.2013

ME Newswire / Businesswire

WASHINGTON - Friday, November 8th 2013

LivingSocial today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Korean-based Ticket Monster (TMON) business to Groupon for $260 million in cash and stock. This deal will allow LivingSocial to reinvest and focus on its core business and is expected to close in the first half of 2014.

"This transaction culminates after a many month process during which we received several competitive offers. This is a great deal for LivingSocial, allowing us to monetize a non-core asset and increase focus on our core platform,” said Tim O’Shaughnessy, CEO of LivingSocial. He continued, "Since LivingSocial’s acquisition of TMON in 2011, both operations have evolved to meet their specific market needs. Today, TMON, while a great company, does not match our strategic direction, given that over half its business is goods oriented. This sale will enable us to invest more aggressively in our marketplace i ... Read more »
Views: 117 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 11.11.2013

NEW YORK - Saturday, November 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX) today provided the following statements and timeline for the completion of its acquisition by IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses.

ICE and NYSE Euronext now have all the regulatory approvals necessary to proceed with closing their previously announced transaction and intend to close the transaction on November 13, 2013. Trading in IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. stock and NYSE Euronext stock will cease at the end of the trading day on November 12, 2013 and trading in IntercontinentalExchange Group, Inc. stock will begin on November 13, 2013 under the ticker symbol "ICE” and will continue to trade on the New York Stock Exchange. The new ICE stock CUSIP number will be 45866F 104.

Under the terms of the Merger Agreement, shareholders of NYSE Euronext had the option to elect to receive for each share of NYSE Euron ... Read more »
Views: 67 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 11.11.2013

NEW YORK - Saturday, November 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX) today provided the following statements and timeline for the completion of its acquisition by IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses.

ICE and NYSE Euronext now have all the regulatory approvals necessary to proceed with closing their previously announced transaction and intend to close the transaction on November 13, 2013. Trading in IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. stock and NYSE Euronext stock will cease at the end of the trading day on November 12, 2013 and trading in IntercontinentalExchange Group, Inc. stock will begin on November 13, 2013 under the ticker symbol "ICE” and will continue to trade on the New York Stock Exchange. The new ICE stock CUSIP number will be 45866F 104.

Under the terms of the Merger Agreement, shareholders of NYSE Euronext had the option to elect to receive for each share of NYSE Euron ... Read more »
Views: 64 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 11.11.2013