Data manager Datadobi appoints Matthias Nijs as Vice President of EMEA Sales

EMEA – Datadobi, data management software provider, has today announced the appointment of Matthias Nijs as its new Vice President of EMEA Sales to continue accelerating its momentum in the region. A key member of the Datadobi EMEA team for the last seven years, Nijs most recently served as a territory manager and will lead the regional sales team with…

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Standard Chartered appoints Bongiwe Gangeni to head Consumer, Private and Business Banking for EMEA region

AFRICA – Standard Chartered has appointed Bongiwe Gangeni as Head of Private & Business Banking (CPBB), Africa & Middle East, and Europe (AME/E), subject to regulatory approval. Bongiwe will be based in Dubai when she joins the Bank in March 2022. Bongiwe is joining Standard Chartered from Absa, where she spent the last 14 years, most recently as a member…

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Property startup Nomad Homes closed US$20m Series A funding round

EMEA – Nomad Homes, a property technology startup that offers an end-to-end buyer experience for real estate across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, has closed a US$20 million Series A funding round. The round is co-led by 01 Advisors, an investment fund co-founded by former Twitter executives Dick Costolo and Adam Bain, and The Spruce House Partnership, a New…

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Barclays Investment Bank appoints Davide Sala as MD for EMEA

EMEA – Barclays Investment Bank announced the appointment of Davide Sala as a Managing Director (MD) and Head of Industrials M&A for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective November 2021. Davide will report to Pier Luigi Colizzi, Head of Investment Banking, Continental Europe, and Co-Head of M&A, EMEA, and Omar Faruqui, Co-Head of M&A, EMEA. He will lead Barclays…

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Infrastructure investor Actis appoints Daulon du Laurens as Head of EMEA region

EMEA – Actis, a global sustainable infrastructure investor, has appointed Charles Daulon du Laurens as Head of EMEA within its Investor Development Group. Daulon du Laurens is based within continental Europe and he will lead fundraising and investor relations activities across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Daulon du Laurens will report to Neil Brown, global Head of the Investor…

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MY.GAMES Venture Capital, Google launches second season of their joint business acceleration

EMEA – MY.GAMES Venture Capital (MGVC), the investment division of MY.GAMES, and Google have launched the second season of their joint business acceleration program for mobile game developers. The first season was launched in November 2020, offering EMEA developers free consulting services, including expert evaluation, key metrics analysis, recommendations on step-by-step improvements, as well as advice on scaling and international…

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Barclays Investment Bank appoints Keith Robinson as Chairman of Technology Investment Banking for EMEA

EMEA – Barclays Investment Bank has announced the appointment of Keith Robinson as Chairman of Technology Investment Banking for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and a senior advisor within Group Strategy from where he will also provide advice to Barclays. He will be responsible for enhancing the strategic focus of Barclays’ coverage for technology clients in EMEA and…

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Barclays Investment Bank appoints of Bronson Albery as Head of Real Estate Banking for EMEA

EMEA – Barclays Investment Bank has announced the appointment of Bronson Albery as Head of Real Estate Banking for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He joins Barclays from JP Morgan Cazenove, where he has spent 22 years, starting as an Associate in its M&A team before taking over the management of the UK real estate team in 2016. He…

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Real estate services firm Avison Young join hands with Empact CRES, opens first office in Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – Global commercial real estate services firm Avison Young has announced an expansion of its service delivery to clients across Europe, Middle East, and Africa with the addition of Empact Corporate Real Estate Services (Empact CRES), a full-service commercial real estate services firm in South Africa. It will rebrand as Avison Young and provide customized real estate solutions throughout South Africa and…

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Radisson Blu celebrates a decade as the largest upper upscale brand in Europe, confirms 16 new signings in EMEA

WORLD – Radisson Hotel Group is celebrating Radisson Blu’s reconfirmed position as the largest upper upscale brand in Europe for the past decade and continues its successful portfolio growth in Europe, Middle East and Africa with over 2,000 rooms and 16 signings added to the Group’s portfolio in quarter 1. In a year of historic challenges, Radisson Hotel Group has…

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