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Strategy matters. The challenge is finding the key information needed to shape it. Sector news delivers knowledge and insight on key trends impacting the sector, as well as intelligence on what your competitors are up to – all leading to better business decisions. Read the story behind this unique service

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Colliers International acquires one of Greater Washington's largest tenant-rep firms
Toronto-based Colliers International (NASDAQ: CIGI) has acquired Tysons-based Serten Advisors for an undisclosed price in a bid to gain market share against larger rivals including JLL, CBRE and Savills Studley.
19 Oct 2017

Almost half of organisations surveyed have no overall information security strategy
A survey conducted by PwC has found that, despite large cybersecurity breaches increasing in frequency, many organisations are failing to prepare effectively. Nearly half (44%) of executives surveyed in the 2018 Global State of Information Security Survey (GSISS) said they do not have an overall...
19 Oct 2017

Allen & Overy invests in fintech company
The firm makes its first bet on a company it invited to its new technology innovation incubator
18 Oct 2017

South Africa: McKinsey Suspends Work for South Africa State Companies
McKinsey & Co. will review its practices in South Africa and suspend work for state companies after an internal investigation found it failed to follow its own procedures while working with the country’s power company. The U.S. consultancy never worked…
18 Oct 2017

The first female-led transatlantic merger is great news for gender diversity
The Berwin Leighton Paisner-Bryan Cave merger, should it eventually go through, would make a little bit of history. It would be the first major transatlantic merger steered through with two women at the helm.
18 Oct 2017


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