Prysmian will invest in a new laying vessel for submarine cables

Fully operational by 2020, it will be the most advanced and capable cable layer in the market Milan, 14 March 2018 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces an investment in excess of €170 million in a new cutting-edge cable laying vessel. This strategic asset will bolster Prysmian’s turnkey approach, under which it delivers end-to-end EPCI projects, from engineering, manufacturing and installation to full monitoring and diagnostic services. In particular it will support long-term growth prospects in the submarine cable installation business, strengthening the…

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Traditional car companies investing billions in M&A to play catch-up in autotech race says Hampleton Partners’ M&A Report

Autonomous vehicles, connected cars, anti-hacking security and mobile phones as passive keys are just some innovations on the road ahead for automotive tech M&A London, 22 February 2018 – The latest Automotive M&A Market Report from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisors, Hampleton Partners, shows that established automotive companies, such as Ford and Continental, are investing billions to wrest back the initiative from their Silicon Valley rivals, Google, Apple and Tesla, in developing the auto industry of the future. Download Hampleton Partners’ Automotive M&A Market Report here: https://hampletonpartners.com/autotech-hampleton-report-2018 David Riemenschneider,…

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Space Exploration Participation Community Has Lift Off

A ground-breaking way to fund international space projects, which makes space exploration available to the public, is launching today (January 24) during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. A community-led crowdfunding platform run by Spacebit, under the watchful eye of a team of consultants, astronauts, engineers and rocket scientists, will enable the public to vote on large scale space exploration projects. The Spacebit Foundation has been developing and building an ecosystem to allow people and small enterprise to take advantage of recent giant leaps in launch technology and satellite…

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Battle against cybercrime: Sonae IM invests in cloud security specialist Secucloud

Germany-based IT vendor enables Telecom Operators to seamlessly protect all connected devices from consumer and enterprise customers Hamburg, Germany. 9 January 2018 – Hamburg-based Secucloud, a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for ISPs and Telecom Operators has closed its multi million Series B financing round, totally subscribed by Sonae Investment Management. Secucloud is at the forefront of the rapidly growing cybersecurity cloud movement, leveraging the Telecom Operators’ network to offer a security solution for all connected devices, such as smartphones, tablets and IoT devices, both for the consumer and enterprise…

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