Posts Tagged ‘investment news Brazil’

Pre-Salt Tech 2014 Reunites Ultra-Deepwater Experts in RIO on April 3-4

Comments Off | 01-16-2014

The most established and relevant pre-salt event celebrates its 3rd edition this year. The Pre-Salt Tech 2014 – 3rd Annual officially opens the pre-salt calendar in Brazil on April 3-4, reuniting key experts to share their practical knowledge on the most exciting play in the world.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil., January 15, 2014 – (PressReleasePoint) – [...]

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Alexandre Graff Joins FICO as Managing Director for Latin America and the Caribbean

Comments Off | 01-16-2014

FICO (NYSE: FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced that it has appointed Alexandre Graff as its new managing director for Latin America and the Caribbean. Graff will lead the teams responsible for sales, services and marketing in the region.
Graff has more than 20 years of sales management experience in [...]

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Brazil Fashion Retailer Marisa Selects Oracle Retail to Support Growth

Comments Off | 01-14-2014

Fashion retailers in Brazil are adopting a push/pull model that balances real-time customer demand with seasonal trends to increase margins and improve performance across the entire offering. As the largest chain of retail stores specializing in women’s clothing in Brazil, Marisa needed a technology solution that would tap multiple sources [...]

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LG Signs On for Rovi Data

Comments Off | 01-9-2014

Leading Consumer Electronics Maker to Launch Rovi Data Service to New Markets – Brazil and Russia
Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI), a global leader in entertainment discovery, today announced that LG Electronics has signed on to use Rovi video metadata in LG smart devices.  Rovi Data is a broad portfolio of data covering 55 countries, available [...]

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Toshiba to close acquisition of T&D Business from Vijai Electricals Ltd., A Major Indian Manufacturer

Comments Off | 01-7-2014

To establish a new company and global supply chain
TOKYO—Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) has completed the acquisition of Vijai Electricals Ltd.’s power transmission and distribution businesses. The acquired assets include power transformer, distribution transformers and switchgear businesses.
A new Toshiba subsidiary, Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd.(“TTDI”), will run the acquired businesses and provide them [...]

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Brookfield Infrastructure to Invest $350 Million in South American Transportation Infrastructure

Comments Off | 12-25-2013

December 23, 2013 – Brookfield Infrastructure (NYSE: BIP; TSX: BIP.UN) today announced it has signed agreements to invest alongside institutional investors to acquire an approximate 27% interest in VLI, one of Brazil’s largest rail and port logistics businesses, for R$2 billion (approximately US$850 million), of which Brookfield Infrastructure will invest approximately $350 million.
“We are pleased [...]

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Amyris Meets Funding Milestones and Announces $28 Million Private Placement with Participation from New and Existing Investors

Comments Off | 12-25-2013

First Purpose-Built Industrial-Scale Plant Completes First Year of Successful Operation in Brazil
Amyris announced today an agreement to sell senior convertible promissory notes in a private placement for $28 million in cash proceeds.
Under the terms of the agreement, one of Amyris’s largest stockholders, Temasek, in conjunction with new investors affiliated with Wolverine [...]

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FICO Helps Consumers Stay on Budget this Holiday Season with Papai Noel Edition of Missão: Positivo Mobile Game

Comments Off | 12-22-2013

SÃO PAULO – December 19, 2013 -FICO (NYSE: FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, announced today the Papai Noel edition of FICO™ Missão: Positivo, a popular mobile financial education game in Brazil. The holiday version of FICO Missão: Positivo, which is free, offers additional calculators to help consumers understand the impact [...]

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Cisco Starts Manufacturing Wi-Fi Access Points and Switches in Brazil

Comments Off | 12-22-2013

São Paulo, Brazil, December 19, 2013 – Cisco is expanding its manufacturing in Brazil this month with the production of advanced enterprise Wi-Fi Access Points. The 1600 and 2600 Access Point families join the lines of switches, produced since last September, and routers, which local manufacturing started in September 2012.
Next-generation [...]

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Petrogal Brasil Adopts the Paradigm Interpretation and Modeling Suite for All its Exploration and Development Projects

Comments Off | 12-19-2013

Capitalizing on unique deep water technology, Paradigm continues to see rapid growth in Latin America. (Rio de Janeiro: December 17, 2013) Paradigm® (www.pdgm.com) announced today that Petrogal Brasil has adopted the entire suite of interpretation, visualization and modeling software from Paradigm.
As a result, the entire Petrogal Brasil installed base can carry out traditional and advanced [...]

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