GRACE SANTORINI NAMED ‘BEST BOUTIQUE HOTEL’
Grace Santorini is named Best Boutique Hotel at the sixth European Hospitality Awards held in London, beating a shortlist of nine other hotels and described by judges as ‘effortlessly cool’.
LIBRA LAUNCHES THE AMERICAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD
Libra Group launches the American Entrepreneurship Award with a $500,000 commitment. Initially focused on communities in the Bronx, New York, and Miami-Dade County, Florida, it will provide business start-up funding plus mentorship and business support for winners.
FIFTH CONCORDIA SUMMIT INCLUDES KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY U.S. VICE PRESIDENT
The Fifth Anniversary Concordia Summit takes place over two days in New York City, convening some of the world's pre-eminent thought leaders and decision makers to discuss collaboration over global challenges. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden delivers keynote speech.
THREE MORE WINNERS IN THIRD YEAR OF THE HEA
Three different businesses in Greece are announced as winners of the third Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award. Established, funded and administered by the Libra Group, the award provided €1,000,000 in prize funding plus business support services and mentoring.
LCI INNOVATES WITH $250m ISLAMIC FINANCE STRUCTURE
Aviation leasing arm, LCI, completes the world's first secured helicopter funding plan under a unique Islamic finance Murabaha structure with a consortium of international financers for $250m of new helicopters.
ANOTHER FIVE SHIPS ADDED TO LOMAR FLEET
Lomar increases its fleet with a further five container vessels. Total fleet now approaching 80 both in the water and on order.
LIBRA GROUP BECOMES FOUNDING SPONSOR OF PRESIDENT OBAMA'S MBK ALLIANCE
Libra joins the MBK Alliance, a nonprofit addressing educational challenges for boys and young men of colour in the US, at the invitation of President Obama, with George Logothetis appointed to its Board of Directors.
ADDED FUNDING FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Libra announces increased funding to €1m for its Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award to benefit start-up business in Greece as 2015 entries reach a record high.
LCI INCREASES FLEET, EXPANDS LEASE BASE ACROSS AUSTRALIA
LCI agrees to lease ten new air ambulance helicopters for deployment throughout Australia and ups its AgustaWestland order book with a $125m order for more aircraft.
LOMAR EXPANDS FLEET
Having sold its offshore vessels, Lomar now adds a further seven container vessels to its fleet, including four newbuildings from China for delivery from 2017 onwards.