Global Excellence 2020
Our Global Excellence Awards are an annual programme which has been designed by our in-house research team. Launched to recognise and reward the firms and individuals whose sustained outstanding performance has seen them leading the way in their industry.
Issue 2 2021
The events of the last year has magnified the importance of capitalising on opportunities whenever they arise. While the prevailing theme of the last year has been change, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic proved to be ever-shifting, with certainty becoming an almost alien concept.
Issue 1 2021
Like many of our January issues, we aim to start the year by looking back on the last twelve months. In hindsight, 2020 was an odd beast indeed. But, as we showcased each issue, it wasn’t lacking in developments. Despite monumental challenges, growth was still being achieved.
Issue 12 2020
As the final few weeks of 2020 are upon us, and many businesses are hoping for a fresh start in the new year, it is hard to not reflect on both the challenges and opportunities these past 12 months have presented.
Issue 11 2020
While we approach the end of 2020, there’s a certain retrospective perspective setting in, while we look forward to (what we hope is) a fresh start in the new year. It’s been a year of stops and starts. Plans halted. Adaptions made. We’ve been working from home here at AI Global Media, which has certainly been a unique challenge.
Issue 10 2020
In many ways, the bar for success in these unprecedented pandemic-times has been set at a new low. Faced with such disruption, we’re finding an acceptance in something as seemingly simple as self-care. We’ve tossed aside lofty dreams and goals and established altogether more personal ones – to make sure that we’re doing OK.
Issue 9 2020
Yet, this month, we’re going to be focusing our attention on the future, and the inevitable return to a more normal situation. Whilst it’s easy to sweep the past under the rug and call it done, there’s certainly a lesson to be learned in it all.
Issue 8 2020
Some companies have seen the pandemic as a sort of wake up call to better prepare for any unforeseen change. Though hard hit, businesses saw a need for agility and many managers, directors, CEOs and leaders took action to make sure that they planned to mitigate disruption moving forwards.
Issue 7 2020
After taking a couple of months to realign ourselves with the paradigm shifting changes to the business world - and life in general- we are officially back and ready to move on with our regular publishing schedule. Hopefully, we can say that the worst is behind us, and now we enter a period of recovery and growth. However slow that might be.
The stock market can be a profitable and exciting way to diversify your income and investments. It can also be a bottomless pit of confusion. Even if you have decided to hire a professional to trade on your behalf you will still want to be knowledgeable about the market on a basic level so that you can both understand your money moves and have your expectations managed along the way. It can be overwhelming thinking that you must understand every detail about the market to be able to enter it. Instead start slow and familiarize yourself with the fundamentals that are applicable to all types of participants.
We hear and read a lot about what skills you need in order to succeed at investing. Everyone wants to know the secrets to success, and what skills they need to work on to be able to get there. But what about the benefits that trading can give you as a person and a professional?
Trading is not something that one can just take up and instantly be successful at. It requires the application of various different techniques, constant evaluation and analysis, and ongoing development of your strategy.
In the UK, whilst the numbers can fluctuate, roughly 39,000 remortgages occur on a monthly basis. In fact, in the first quarter of 2019, almost 40% of property loans were remortgages – with good reason. Getting on the property ladder is usually one of the main financial goals we set ourselves. It can take time to build up the deposit, and negotiate the rates. However, once you’ve got that first set of keys and the mortgage payments start going out, it might feel like the interesting part is over.
Startup companies in the information technology sector need space to collaborate and innovate. In-person and remote meetings require a specialized office, but new businesses may not be able to invest in a permanent location. These are the best eight coworking spaces for tech startups because they include everything a company needs without a traditional lease.
Established in 2017, Fusetec is a cutting-edge additive manufacturing company utilising the latest 3D technologies. Following the firm’s well-deserved success in Acquisition International’s Global Excellence Award 2020, we caught up with CEO Mark Roe to find out more about one most innovative additive companies operating in the industry today.
AI has already begun to revolutionize every aspect of our lives, with the potential offered by this new technology still relatively untapped. A company that is heavily invested in the development of AI and its uses throughout different industries is AI.io. Recently recognized as the Most Innovative AI-Powered Enterprise Solutions Firm – 2020 in Acquisition International’s Global Excellence Awards, we look more closely at AI.io to discover more about the unique service they consistently provide.
Water and energy solutions provider, Davis & Shirtliff, is a well-established brand in the East Africa region and is known for providing high quality products that are readily available and at competitive prices. Recently, we caught up with the firm’s Head of Marketing, Josfrider Musima, to find out more about Davis & Shirtliff one of the Most Outstanding Water Equipment Suppliers in East Africa today.
In the current economic climate, the lack of employment opportunities, risk of layoffs, long-term unemployment outlook, and competition in the workplace have led to higher stress on the job and much lower satisfaction in the daily grind. COVID-19 has left the economies of the world reeling and caused many people to reevaluate their career priorities. As the Leading Global Franchise Consultant of the Year, Frannexus CEO Seth Lederman is on hand to help. Find out more about this outstanding leader as we reveal more about the firm and its exceptional founder.
Managing a project proactively and effectively is very often the key to ensuring a successful outcome. So much emphasis can be placed on results, that the process of managing the project throughout can sometimes be lost. However, one firm has taken it upon itself to ensure that every client can see their every project through to successful resolution. Cloud Coach has been named the Best Enterprise Project Management Software Provider 2020 in this issue of Acquisition International, so we endeavour to find out more about the company.
Scroggins Law Group PLLC is a family law boutique based in Dallas, Texas, set apart from their competitors through outstanding legal achievements and client-focused representation. Led by the well-renowned and board-certified attorney, Mark Scroggins, the firm seeks to deliver excellent legal services with the high standard of customer service that their clients deserve.
Created in 2007, Lexial Law Firm is an international beacon of excellence within the two main fields of business immigration law, and international criminal and political law. With offices across continental Europe, there is much to admire about this firm, including the fact that it is home to Emmanuel Ruchat, this month’s winner of the title of Leading Specialist Immigration and Human Rights Lawyer of the Year, Belgium & France. Following Mr Ruchat’s success in the Acquisition International Leading Adviser 2020 supplement, we take a closer look at what he has to offer, and what makes Lexial such an outstanding law firm.
In 1974, more than four and a half decades ago, Mohsin Haider Darwish (MHD LLC) was established as a family business in Oman under the outstanding leadership of Late Mohsin Haider Darwish. Now, as the firm enters a new era of success and growth, the mantle of leader has passed to his daughter, Areej Mohsin Haider Darwish. Join us as we find out what makes Areej the Most Influential Female Business Leader 2020 – Oman.
Curb appeal is everything for a home. It’s the first thing you notice when you find the listing and visit in person. Your house’s exterior is a reflection of your personality, so it’s a major component in where you decide to live. Many styles are aesthetically pleasing, but a select few have taken over the national housing market.
Medicinal cannabis Private Equity fund-vehicle JPD Capital has announced it has entered into a joint venture with Verdex Group to create and scale a medicinal cannabis start-up in Spain.
Within any bull or bear market there are opportunities available for those willing to seek them out; and the current recession is no exception. Below are a few of our thoughts in answer to the question of whether it is currently a good time to be seeking to acquire or dispose of a business.
Whether it’s because of the GRAD program, the 6 percent corporate tax rate, or one of the many grants and loans available for business relocation, many businesses decide to move to Georgia. Georgia is home to Google, NCR, UPS, General Mills, Boeing, and Home Depot, among many others.
With the new year in full swing and with the long-awaited vaccine on the horizon, it is safe to say that life as we know it will be upon us in no time! Many people use this time of year to make changes to certain aspects of their lives, and this is undoubtedly something that many business owners and budding entrepreneurs among us choose to do. If you find yourself in the position where you are considering how you can change your business’s appearance as we make our way further into the new year, then look no further! We have compiled a helpful guide for all those searching for new design tips and tricks, which will be effective. Read on for more!
Are you ready to take the plunge into starting your own company? This decision is only the beginning. There are still several steps between making the decision and launching, and skipping any of them can reduce the likelihood of your success. By organizing your finances, writing a business plan, and working with the right professionals, you will be better positioned to deal with anything unexpected that arises and outlast your competition.