Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSX:CIG) announced today that it has acquired IDB Management ("IDB"), a leading asset and property management firm in Belgium. As part of the transaction, IDB will be rebranded as Colliers International and the principals will lead its asset and property management segment going forward. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Kx Systems, a leader in high-performance database and time-series analytics, has announced that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for use of its kdb+ software in supporting its ongoing IT objectives.
Kdb+ is a database system with a built-in time-series query language called q, which allows unified access to streaming, real-time and historical data. Kdb+ is well-suited for the SEC because of the large volumes of data it is aggregating and analyzing for applications that will include, among others, web-based reporting tools.
Stedin, one of the largest independent energy system operators in the Netherlands, today announced that it is joining the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) as a Member. The company will be joining a network that is committed to improving the security of the Smart Grid across Europe, including companies such as Alliander, E.ON, EVN, Enexis and KPN.
Thomson Reuters announces the second annual Taxologist Awards, a program that recognizes outstanding tax departments and individuals who excel in maximizing tax function effectiveness.
The Taxologist Awards were developed in 2014 to honor excellence in the tax department and support the growing need for technology expertise in the tax profession. The awards seek to recognize the most effective leaders in the increasingly critical tax technology space.
INDATA, a leading industry provider of software and services for buy-side firms, today announced that Kiltearn Partners, an investment firm based in Edinburgh, Scotland, has implemented the iPM Epic platform, expanding their front-to-back office solution from INDATA.
Three former employees of the UK’s second largest credit reference agency Callcredit have left the firm to form FinTech company Hello Soda in a bid to revolutionise the financial services sector.
Hello Soda has been attracting interest from some of the world’s biggest alternative lenders following their development of a platform that helps reduce fraud and improve responsible lending and borrowing.
MyOrder is a mCommerce platform with value added services like mobile ordering and loyalty services. By adding virtual cards for mobile point-of-sale payments to the platform, MyOrder is able to offer the complete mobile ecosystem to consumers.
Spectra Logic, the deep storage experts, today unveiled their new EMEA corporate headquarters in the UK. The move to a new location in Bracknell, which incorporates a self-contained, fully functional Customer Experience Centre, comes in response to continued company growth.
Cardtronics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CATM), the world’s largest retail ATM owner / operator, completed its acquisition of Columbus Data Services, LLC on July 1. Founded in 1999 and based in Dallas, Texas, CDS is a leading independent processor of ATM and payment card transactions, providing leading-edge solutions to ATM sales and service organizations and financial institutions.