LOMAR ANNOUNCES EIGHT ACQUISITIONS PLUS STRATEGIC SALES
As part of its process of continuous fleet renewal, Lomar announces the addition of eight ships to its fleet - six container ships and two product tankers. The company also announces the sale of four offshore vessels for a total of $51 million.
LCI SUCCESSFULLY CLOSES $325 MILLION ASSET-BACKED FACILITY
LCI closes successful financing facility for US $325 million with additional $100 million optional increase. The funds will be used to expand the company's helicopter fleet.
PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH AND LAURA BUSH CONCLUDE CONCORDIA 2014
Former president George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush conclude the 2014 Concordia Summit with an exclusive conversation on world affairs. Over two days in New York City, the event attracted hundreds of leaders - including heads of state and premiers.
GREENWOOD ENERGY INVESTS $500m IN MEXICAN SOLAR ENERGY
Greenwood Energy announces its $500 investment with Ilioss in solar projects in Mexico which will produce 250 megawatts by 2017.
HAITIAN STUDENTS JOIN LIBRA INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME
The Libra Internship Programme expands to embrace promising Haitian students. The internships are designed to develop key professional skills that will ultimately help combat social and economic disadvantage in Haiti.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD WINNERS NAMED
Four Greek businesses win the second Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award, conceived, funded and operated by the Libra Group. The winners will receive mentoring and business support and share business start-up funding which this year has increased to €700,000.
LIBRA INVESTS IN 50% OF COCO-MAT
The Libra Group announces that it is the principal investor in 50% of COCO-MAT, a leading manufacturer of specialist mattresses, other natural sleep products and furnishings. The landmark deal is one of the most significant inward investments in a Greek retail company during the economic crisis.
LCI COMMITS TO ALMOST $1BN OF HELICOPTERS
LCI announces orders for $925 million of helicopters from Airbus and AgustaWestland at the Helicopter Association International convention, taking LCI's helicopter fleet to 72 with a value approaching $1.5bn.
JOHN HANCOCK AND LIBRA GROUP LEAD EQUITY FINANCING OF SOLAR POWER ASSETS
Soltage-Greenwood, a joint venture between Greenwood Energy and Soltage, LLC, announces that John Hancock Life Insurance and the Libra Group will lead equity financing for the construction and operation of multiple solar power stations across the United States.
KKR FINANCIAL INVESTS IN LCI HELICOPTERS
KKR Financial invests in excess of $100 million in LCI Helicopters in exchange for a minority stake in the company. The strategic investment will allow LCIH to grow its fleet significantly and advance its leadership position in the rapidly expanding helicopter leasing business.