Gracing the cover of this months issue is AIROLINK, one of the leading providers of top quality construction and engineering services in the UAE. Recently, we caught up with CEO and Chairman Dr. Anil Pillai, who provided us with a glimpse into the innerworkings of the award-winning company.

In this months issue, we take a closer look at Dal Pozzo Advogados, a successful law firm which is dedicated to offering their clients maximum legal efficiency with the lowest incident cost. Recently, we profiled the firm and caught up with Founding partner, Augusto Neves Dal Pozzo who provided us with a detailed insight into the innerworkings of the outstanding practice.

In this months issue, we discover more about BLUEDEX whos top-tier expertise defines the firm, as well as permeating its DNA. In recent years, the firm have established themselves as the definitive firm in the labour law sphere, offering their clients comprehensive all-round support over a variety of fields and sub-sectors.

With significant moves occurring for China Re with the recent acquisition of Chaucer Group, this change will enable the firm to deliver on their One Core, Three Breakthroughs and Five Crossovers strategy, which was launched in 2015. We explore how this change will reshape the future for the group and the wider corporate landscape.

Welcome to the first 2019 edition of Acquisition Intl. Magazine, your source for the all the latest news and features from across the world of corporate finance.

Honouring these top performers is done through a rigorous and in-depth selection process from our in-house awards specialists. The team left no stone unturned to ensure that every one of our chosen firms was selected based on proven performance over the past 12 months, guaranteeing that all award recipients were chosen purely on merit and can take pride in the knowledge that they truly deserve their place among this years esteemed winners.

Happy Christmas from Acquisition International! Our final round-up of the latest deals, developments and drivers behind this years business successes is a must-read as we enter the final days of 2018.

Within this months packed issue, we cover a diverse range of topics from a full-service SEO company to an independent legal and financial services company.

In this months issue, we take a closer look at Patterson & Associates (Pty) Ltd, who provide specialist marine insurance investigative and surveying services to its worldwide clients.

This month, as part of our focus on bringing you the latest news and insight we showcase one of the top innovators within the Fintech market.

AppleTree Capital LLP is an awarded independent financial advisor, specializing in Emerging Markets and Absolute Return strategies. Recently, we profiled the firm and spoke to Managing Directors, Michael Nicoletos and Dimitris Apistoulas who provided us with a detailed insight into the inner-workings of the award-winning company.

The average price of a litre of petrol at the end of 2018 was 1.21 in the UK, whereas a decade ago the figure was closer to 0.89 per litre. Price surges are reflective of steep inflation at various historical points, but what does 2019 hold for our empty tanks?

SORQ Limited is a FinTech brand at the cutting edge of modern business solutions. Recently, we caught up with Founder CEO, Vladimir Remi who provided us with a detailed insight into the innerworkings of the innovative firm.

DigitalMR is a technology company which uses Artificial Intelligence for market research and customer insights. Recently the firm found success in AIs Global Excellence Awards 2019. On the back of this win, we profiled the firm and caught up with Sales Marketing Manager, Sophia Papagregoriou who provided us with a glimpse into the inner-workings of this innovative technology company.

Solver is the leading provider of complete Corporate Performance Management (CPM) solutions for todays mid-market enterprise. Recently, the firm found success in Acquisition Intls Global Excellence Awards 2019. On the back of their win, we profiled Solver and caught up with Nils Rasmussen who provided us with a detailed insight into the award-winning firm.

Pio-Tech is a business solutions provider that has become, over the last sixteen years, defined by an innovation-first approach that champions digitisation and futurism.

The Law Offices of Anthony Carbone was founded by Jersey City attorney Anthony Carbone. Following his success as being selected as 2018s Best Personal Injury Law Firm New Jersey by Acquisition Intl., we profiled the firm and caught up with Anthony who provided us with a glimpse into the innerworkings of the company.

Simon Associates Management Consultants (SAMC) is an innovative consultancy firm drawing on the vast business and academic experience of its founder, Dr. Andrea (Andi) Simon. We caught up with Andrea to find out more about the firm and learn about the secrets behind the incredible success it has achieved over the past 17 years.

Eighteen years ago, the Gallup corporation did some research on a hot new topic employee engagement and reported some distressing numbers.

EsenyelPartners Lawyers Consultants is one of Turkeys expanding law firm based in Istanbul having correspondent lawyers/offices worldwide including North Cyprus, South Cyprus, Dubai, London and different regions in Turkey. Recently, we profiled the firm to discover more about the remarkable success EsenyelPartners Lawyers Consultants has had over the years.

Since its inception, the Law Firm of Joseph M. Lichtenstein has become the go-to firm for hundreds of New Yorkers who have suffered at the hands of medical negligence. Recently, the firm found were recognised by Acquisition Intl. as 2018s Most Outstanding Medical Malpractice Law Firm New York. Following this win, we profiled the firm to find out more about their impressive history and renowned expertise in Medical Litigation.

Founded in 1991, the William Gee Law Firm has become a stalwart in the Louisiana legal arena, and expert voice in personal injury litigation. Recently, the firm found success in AIs 2018 Year in Review in which they righteously recognised as 2018s Most Outstanding Personal Injury Law Firm Louisiana. On the back of this deserving win, we profiled William Gee Law Firm to see how they have built the extraordinary reputation that they celebrate today.

Fluenta, a global leader in ultrasonic measurement and management technology for the oil and gas and chemical processing industries, today announces its partnership with Valtronics. With more than 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry, Valtronics will represent Fluentas gas measurement technology in the important Marcellus / Utica region of Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Lisa Wright has worked in the information industry for 25 years and is an influential figure in MA through her role at Bureau van Dijk, a Moodys Analytics company. Recently, we caught up with Lisa who revealed more about the firm, especially following her recent success as the Female Leader of the Year 2018 MA Research in AIs 2018 Leadership Elite Awards.

2018 was a year that confounded predictions. We had predicted a year where Brexit and general uncertainty over slowing global growth might cloud events and perhaps dampen investment appetites.

As bakery chain Patisserie Valerie plunges into administration following allegations of fraud from third party contractors, we explore the issues around procurement fraud and how it can be prevented. Fraud within any area

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Colina Financial Advisors Ltd : Creating A Lasting Legacy Based in Nassau, The Bahamas, Colina Financial Advisors Ltd (CFAL) is a leading independent investment and advisory firm with a long and proven record

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With regulations across a wide variety of industries on the rise, companies are increasingly focusing on technology to help bear the strain. However, this comes at a cost, with cybersecurity now a growing

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