first_img Share KCS-content whatsapp THE Tchenguiz family trust is finalising a debt-for-equity swap with Bank of America Merrill Lynch that will see the bank take a major stake in UK property management firm Peverel.The US lender, which owns an estimated £100m of Peverel debt, may acquire a controlling stake. The stake size and deal structure have been under discussion for more than a month, sources told City A.M. The move is designed to reduce Peverel’s interest payments, which are barely covered by its annual £11m pre-tax profit. whatsapp Tchenguiz trust to cede Peverel stake center_img Tags: NULL Show Comments ▼ Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndoBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndoAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteUndoDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’DefinitionUndoTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island FarmUndothedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comUndo Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofThe Truth About Bottled Water – Get the Facts on Drinking Bottled WaterGayotBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof Thursday 6 January 2011 8:58 pmlast_img read more

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Regions: US Iowa DraftKings given go-ahead for Iowa betting debut 23rd August 2019 | By contenteditor DraftKings is to enter the newly regulated Iowa market through a partnership with Wild Rose Entertainment, which operates three casinos in the state. Topics: Sports bettingcenter_img DraftKings is to enter the newly regulated Iowa market through a partnership with Wild Rose Entertainment, which operates three casinos in the state.DraftKings and Wild Rose received approval yesterday (22 August) from the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission after submitting applications and documentation to move forward with their partnership agreement to operate sportsbooks at properties in Clinton, Emmetsburg and Jefferson.Wild Rose said it chose to name DraftKings as its first retail and mobile sports betting partner after evaluating the US market since Iowa’s new sports betting law was enacted in May. The move comes just over a week after the first legal bets were taken in the state, which has just over three million inhabitants.“Sports betting is the most energising change in Iowa gaming since the slot machine,” said Tom Timmons, president and chief operating officer of Wild Rose. “We couldn’t be more excited to be the first Iowa casino company to partner with DraftKings, which we view as the most recognisable name in sports gaming.“With DraftKings’ track record in mobile betting, we can reach more fans and customers who love sports. We can’t wait to be up and running.”Read the full story on iGB North America. Email Address Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Sports bettinglast_img read more

first_imgEcobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2015 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI.ng)  2015 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileEcobank Transnational Incorporated Plc is a financial institution in Nigeria offering banking products and services for the domestic, corporate, investment banking and treasury sectors. Customers include individuals, governments, financial institutions, local and international organisations, small to medium enterprises and micro businesses. Ecobank offers an extensive array of products and services ranging from transactional accounts, electronic banking and money transfer services to term loans, treasury services and financial advisory and consultancy services for asset and wealth management. The company is a subsidiary of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated. It operates through 640 branches located in major towns and cities in 27 countries in Africa. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Ecobank Transnational Incorporated Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

first_imgMedical And Surgical Centre Limited (MASC.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Health sector has released it’s 2019 abridged results.For more information about Medical And Surgical Centre Limited (MASC.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Medical And Surgical Centre Limited (MASC.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Medical And Surgical Centre Limited (MASC.mu)  2019 abridged results.Company ProfileMedical And Surgical Centre Limited deals within the Healthcare and Cafeteria segments where it operates hospitals in Mauritius. The company is a subsidiary of CIEL Healthcare Limited and operates hospitals under the Fortis Clinique Darné and Wellkin Hospital names, as well as runs a one day care centre under the FCD North name. Medical And Surgical Centre Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

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Anna Sokolidou | Friday, 21st August, 2020 | More on: AMZN Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock has had a wonderful time since the beginning of the pandemic. But many people around the world, including UK investors, are wondering if it is still a buy.The recent Nasdaq rally is spectacular, indeed. It can only be compared to the dotcom bubble. In the 1990s, Americans dreamed of getting rich from Internet commercialisation. It was the period of IPOs for loss-making high-tech companies. At the same time, the Fed was pouring cheap money into the market. Of course, the bubble eventually burst.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Even though blue chips like Cisco, Intel, and Oracle survived the crisis, their shares plunged by around 80%. One of the notable survivors was Amazon. In the 1990s it was a small business. But now, as we all know, it is one of the largest and most popular companies in the world. It looks as if it’s overpopular right now. But let’s have a look at the fundamentals.Amazon stock – qualitative factors   To start with, it is the absolute leader in e-commerce. Although it’s a well-diversified business, the bulk of its sales are due to online and physical stores. But it also makes plenty of money through subscriptions and web services. I was surprised to find out that most of its sales growth in Q2 of 2020 was in North America. It might seem logical that developing countries deliver impressive growth as opposed to developed countries like the US. But the international segment has always been the corporation’s weak spot. What’s more, household spending in the US was really well supported by the government. In fact, one of the first relief bills passed by the Congress was ironically called ‘The Amazon Support Act’ by some analysts! Of course, the demand for online delivery of essentials such as food and household supplies has surged to historically high levels. And the corporation was more than prepared to cope with it. Its Whole Foods Market division was particularly useful in the situation.  But the company’s sales growth has always been impressive, even before the pandemic.  Here’s the 10-year revenue history graph. Source: YChartsOver the period the company managed to increase its sales by 1,000%. That’s 100% per year on average! Looks great.ValuationAt the same time, as can be seen from the graph, the sales growth rate is much more moderate than the Amazon share price rise. Over the same period Amazon stock surged by 2,500%. Most of the boost happened this year but it looks like revenue couldn’t keep up. The second quarter earnings results were, however, brilliant. Net income rose from $2.6bn in Q2 2019 to $5.2bn in Q2 2020. Almost two times! And how about Amazon’s liquidity? Well, it is quite strong. In fact, on 10 February 2020, Moody’s decided to upgrade Amazon’s credit rating to A2, a strong investment grade. So, it looks like the company is doing very well.Source: YChartsAt the same time, if we look at the history of Amazon’s accounting multipliers, the stock doesn’t seem to be overly expensive. But the price-to-earnings (P/E) and the forward P/E ratios of 126 and 103 would be extremely high for any other company. Should UK investors buy Amazon stock?Overall, I agree with my colleague James, who would prefer the stock to drop before he’d buy it. It’s always a mistake to overpay for something, I think.  center_img Image source: Amazon Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Anna Sokolidou has no position in any of the shares mentioned in the article. John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market, an Amazon subsidiary, is a member of The Motley Fool’s board of directors. The Motley Fool UK owns shares of and has recommended Amazon. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Intel and recommends the following options: short January 2022 $1940 calls on Amazon and long January 2022 $1920 calls on Amazon. 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first_img 2013 Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/782922/ca-house-jacobsen-arquitetura Clipboard ArchDaily “COPY” CA House / Jacobsen ArquiteturaSave this projectSaveCA House / Jacobsen Arquitetura Area:  886 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CA House / Jacobsen Arquitetura CopyAbout this officeJacobsen ArquiteturaOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesBragança PaulistaBrazilPublished on March 01, 2016Cite: “CA House / Jacobsen Arquitetura” 01 Mar 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BrassGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseLouvers / ShuttersTechnowoodSunshade SystemsFaucetsDornbrachtKitchen Fittings – EnoWoodSculptformTimber Tongue and Groove CladdingMembranesEffisusFaçade Fire Weatherproofing Solutions in Design District Project LondonHanging LampsLouis PoulsenPendant Lights – KeglenBlinds / Mosquito Nets / CurtainsBANDALUXPleated ShadesEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAWoodBlumer LehmannCNC Production for Wood ProjectsMaterials / Construction SystemsCaneplex DesignPoles – Tonkin BambooFibre Cement / ConcreteTegralFibre Cement Slate Roofing – Thrutone Endurance SmoothMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?晶莹剔透的房子 / Jacobsen Arquitetura是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Save this picture!© Leonardo Finotti+ 15 Share Architects: Jacobsen Arquitetura Area Area of this architecture project Year:  CopyHouses•Bragança Paulista, Brazil Photographs:  Leonardo Finotti Author:Paulo Jacobsen and Bernardo JacobsenTeam:Edgar Murata, Daniel Vanucchi, Christian Rojas, Rafael Henrique de OliveiraInterior Design:Jacobsen ArquiteturaAuthor (Interior Design):Eza ViegasTeam (Interior Design):Caroline de Oliveira, Silvia FernandezLandscape Design:Gil FialhoLighting Design:Studio IxFacilities:Ramoska & CastellaniAir Conditioning:ArcontermaStructure:Leão & AssociadosContruction:CPA EngenhariaAudio And Video:Raul DuarteDesign Office:Jacobsen ArquiteturaCity:Bragança PaulistaCountry:BrazilMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Leonardo FinottiRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEADoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemDoorsVEKADoors – VEKAMOTION 82DoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Sliding Door – Rabel 62 Slim Super ThermalText description provided by the architects. This house was set according to the site´s contour lines, solar exposure and remarkable panoramic view, which led mainly to a one story house conceived by a “Z” shape floor plan.Save this picture!© Leonardo FinottiWe divided the program into three areas: Social, Private and Service. Each one occupying an independent volume due to the non-orthogonal angles in which the house is drawn, allowing us to accommodate the service sector at the site´s highest plot, as well as to face living-rooms, verandas and pool towards the view, lapping the bedrooms over the natural terrain slope in a manner to create a lower floor supported by slender columns.Save this picture!© Leonardo FinottiSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!© Leonardo FinottiThe social area is crystal-clear and opened to the exterior. It´s architecture is solely conceived by a light-structured, slightly inclined roof also oriented to the view, creating a balcony all along its length.Save this picture!© Leonardo FinottiPrivate and service volumes are defined by articulated metallic panels, providing either privacy and natural light. The brises, arranged unevenly, are intended to bring lightness to architecture, as if they were made of fabric or some other pliable matter. Interior design includes furniture signed by Sérgio Rodrigues, Carlos Mota and Mônica Cintra.Save this picture!© Leonardo FinottiProject gallerySee allShow lessDrivhus – Planning & Administrative Offices for the City of Stockholm / UD Urban Des…Unbuilt ProjectLorette Convent – Apartments Drbstr / dmvASelected Projects Share Brazil ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/782922/ca-house-jacobsen-arquitetura Clipboard Projects “COPY” Houseslast_img read more

first_imgManufacturers: AutoDesk, CASTEL, Cesantoni, Google, Lamosa Lead Architects: Apartments Arquitectos a Cargo: Eduardo Mendoza, Ramiro Mendoza Year:  ArchDaily Save this picture!© Apertura Arquitectónica+ 30Curated by Clara Ott Share Projects “COPY” CopyApartments•Mexico City, Mexico ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/938129/oriente-430-building-taller-eme Clipboard Oriente 430 Building / Taller emeSave this projectSaveOriente 430 Building / Taller eme Oriente 430 Building / Taller eme CopyAbout this officeTaller emeOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsMexico CityOn FacebookMexicoPublished on April 23, 2020Cite: “Oriente 430 Building / Taller eme” [Edificio Oriente 430 / Taller eme] 23 Apr 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ NaturalPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®WindowsVitrocsaSliding Window – Mosquito NetSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Verge LVG-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in Equinix Data CentreSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassMetal PanelsLongboard®Aluminum Battens – Link & Lock – 4″Sports ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Fit in Ekaterinburg Public SpaceWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsKnobsKarcher DesignDoor Knob K390 (50)TablesVitsœ621 Side TableMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream City:Mexico CityCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Recommended ProductsWindowsAccoyaAccoya® Windows and DoorsWindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40Text description provided by the architects. Located east of Mexico City, Oriente 430 arises in response to the importance of exploring the re-densification of popular neighbourhoods such as Agrícola Oriental. The commission consisted of renovating an existing house as a recycling strategy that seeks to promote the generation of decent housing in this area.Save this picture!© Apertura ArquitectónicaSave this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!© Apertura ArquitectónicaThe project is made up of six apartments, which range between 38 and 70 m2, distributed in two blocks, separated by a core of vertical circulations and a courtyard that allows better ventilation and lighting within the complex.Save this picture!© Apertura ArquitectónicaSave this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!© Apertura ArquitectónicaThe building is organized in different typologies, in order to satisfy the diverse needs of the users. Two apartments are distributed on two floors, where the social area is on the first level, while the private area is on the second level. The remaining four apartments are developed on one floor.Save this picture!© Apertura ArquitectónicaSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!© Apertura ArquitectónicaOne of the premises of the project was to respect the urban context of the area, resulting in the creation of a sober but aesthetic facade, managing to preserve the privacy of the apartments, thus granting better living spaces in this area.Save this picture!© Apertura ArquitectónicaAmong the materials used in the project bare concrete, steel, aluminium enclosures and gates predominate, generating a project that allows the least possible maintenance. The use of vegetation provided a contrast to the colours used in the project.Save this picture!Project gallerySee allShow lessPeople to Reclaim Streets in Milan in Post Covid-19 Vision of the CityArchitecture NewsMecanoo Wins International Competition to Design the Senezh Management LAB Campus in…Architecture NewsProject locationAddress:Mexico City, CDMX, MexicoLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share “COPY” 2020 Photographs Photographs:  Apertura Arquitectónica Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Mexico Architects: Taller eme Area Area of this architecture project Area:  375 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/938129/oriente-430-building-taller-eme Clipboardlast_img read more

first_img  87 total views,  1 views today Howard Lake | 22 January 2018 | News Before making a donation, potential donors should ensure they are satisfied that the organisation they are making a donation to is a registered Irish charity.Leaflets and bags received for clothing collections from registered charities should clearly display the charity’s name, logo, registered charity number and the contact details for the charity.Last September the Regulator issued a warning about shops operating as ‘charity’ shops without being registered and subsequently a number ceased trading.How to give to charities safely at Christmas – Irish Charities Regulator (20 December 2017) The Charities Regulator in Ireland has urged the public to take steps to ensure that unwanted clothing and other items they intend to donate to charity through house-to-house collections actually go to registered charities.“Our compliance team received a steady flow of concerns from the public during 2017 about individuals and organisations who are carrying out house-to-house collections, but are not registered charities,” Charities Regulator Chief Executive John Farrelly said.“In many cases people are donating valuable items and, if they want these to go to charity, they must be vigilant,” he said.SEE ALSO: Clothes Aid animation encourages January clear-out (12 January 2017)During 2017 the Charities Regulator said it received 30 reports from the public, expressing concern about people and/or organisations operating house-to-house collections of unwanted clothing and other goods, and whether or not they were registered charities.Mr Farrelly said” “We are concerned not only by the quantity of reports we are receiving, but also the increasing trend in this regard.” In response to public concerns, the Charities Regulator has published an update on the issue: Advertisement  88 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis5 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis5 Make sure charity shops donations go to charity, says Irish regulator Tagged with: Charities Regulator in Ireland charity shops Donated goods About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

first_img Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the family of Guy-André Kieffer, a Franco-Canadian journalist who disappeared in Côte d’Ivoire in 2004, urge the Ivorian authorities to comply without further delay with the formal request they received a year ago from two French judges in charge of France’s investigation into his disappearance. Reports Côte d’IvoireAfrica to go further The Ivorian authorities have still not responded to the request sent on 23 February 2015 by the two French investigating judges, Cyril Paquaux and Gaëlle Beuf, who asked them to question several people including the former first lady and other former officials who could shed light on Kieffer’s fate.A French and Canadian dual national based in Abidjan, Kieffer was investigating shady practices in the production and export of cocoa when he was kidnapped on 16 April 2004. He has been missing ever since.The civil parties who are registered in the case, were briefed by Paquaux and Beuf on 3 February about the current state of the investigation. It was their first meeting with the judges since Paquaux was assigned to the case in 2014.The association Vérité pour Guy-André Kieffer joins RSF and the Kieffer family in urging the Ivorian authorities to act at once on the year-old request from the French judges.“President Alassane Ouattara has personally undertaken on several occasions to both Osange Silou-Kieffer and RSF to shed all possible light on Guy-André Kieffer’s disappearance,” said Clea Kahn-Sriber, the head of RSF’s Africa desk. “One of these occasions was during a meeting with RSF secretary-general Christophe Deloire in Abidjan in 2014.“Now that the Ivorian government is well established and stable, it is important to act on these promises and question the witnesses again. The Kieffer family, RSF and the association Vérité pour Guy-André Kieffer call on the authorities to comply as quickly as possible with the formal request from the French judges, so that they can advance the investigation, which has been stalled for several years.”Inter alia, the French judges have asked the Ivorian authorities to question former First Lady Simone Gbagbo, currently detained in Côte d’Ivoire, her former security chief, Anselme Yap Seka, also under judicial control, her brother-in-law, Michel Legré, and former Ivorian intelligence officer Jean Tony Oulaï.Côte d’Ivoire is ranked 86th out of 180 countries in the 2015 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index.For more information on the Kieffer case, click here. The 2020 pandemic has challenged press freedom in Africa RSF_en Côte d’IvoireAfrica Help by sharing this information November 27, 2020 Find out more News February 10, 2016 – Updated on March 8, 2016 RSF asks Côte d’Ivoire to comply with Kieffer case request from French judges October 29, 2020 Find out more News Follow the news on Côte d’Ivoire Organisation RSF’s recommendations for protecting press freedom during Côte d’Ivoire’s elections Threats against journalists in run-up to Côte d’Ivoire’s presidential election News Receive email alerts October 16, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more