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Supporting the next career step for service leavers
25 June 2021As Armed Forces Day on 26th June fast-approaches, Telent remains committed to helping service leavers transition successfully out of the forces and thrive in the next chapter of their lives.
Telent secure additional contract from Openreach for Full Fibre build programme
25 June 2021Telent Infrastructure Services (TIS) has been successful in winning a further 106 Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) build locations amounting to almost 950,000 premises which will receive ultra-fast broadband as part of the latest wave of Openreach tenders. This builds on the 53, Falcon 1a exchanges, locations awarded in August 2020.
Tungsten appoints new CEO
21 June 2021The board of Tungsten Network announces that Andrew Lemonofides, Chief Executive Officer, having overseen the recent transformation of the Company, will be leaving Tungsten at the end of June and will step down from the board with immediate effect.
Tungsten Network launches cloud-based Universal Workflow product
17 June 2021Tungsten Network today announces the launch of Universal Workflow, a cloud-based solution that provides customers the flexibility to connect to any and multiple ERP systems.
6 ways Regtech can transform your business
15 June 2021The benefits of Regtech adoption to enhance regulatory processes and streamline due diligence are profound. However, the advantages of the software are not just central to improvements in your governance and oversight. Businesses as a whole have noted improvements on a holistic scale.
Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics Executes Letter of Intent to Buy Novellus Therapeutics
14 June 2021Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics said Monday it has executed a letter of intent to buy Novellus Therapeutics, a company developing mesenchymal stem cell therapies.
PIC invests a further £175 million (€203 million) to fund solar energy
14 June 2021Pension Insurance Corporation plc (“PIC”), a specialist insurer of defined benefit pension schemes, has provided £175 million (€203 million) of senior secured debt funding, as sole investor, for a further 18 solar parks.
Telent commits to corporate climate action and a sustainable future
10 June 2021As a leading digital infrastructure specialist, Telent is committed to matching the UK’s climate targets to deliver ‘net zero’ by 2050. We have long taken into consideration the impact of our work on the environment as we help keep the country’s roads, rail, emergency services and national telecoms networks running.
Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics Set to Join Russell 3000 Index
09 June 2021Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE American: BTX) (“Brooklyn”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on exploring the role that cytokine and gene editing/cell therapy can have in treating patients with cancer, blood disorders, and monogenic disorders, today announced Brooklyn’s addition to the Russell 3000 Index. This milestone will take place at the conclusion of the 2021 Russell Indexes’ annual reconstitution, effective after the U.S. market opens on June 28, 2021 according to a preliminary list of additions posted June 4, 2021.
Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics Welcomes Dr. Kevin A. D’Amour as Chief Scientific Officer
07 June 2021Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics (BTX), Inc. (NYSE American: BTX) (“Brooklyn”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on exploring the role that cytokine and gene editing/cell therapy can have in treating patients with cancer, blood disorders, and monogenic disorders, today announced the appointment of Kevin A. D’Amour, Ph.D. as its Chief Scientific Officer.
Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics Establishes Research and Development Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts
02 June 2021Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE American: BTX) (“Brooklyn”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on exploring the role that cytokine and gene editing/cell therapy can have in treating patients with cancer, blood disorders, and monogenic disorders, today announced it has established a research and development center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to pursue its mRNA-based gene editing and cellular therapies.
Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics CEO Howard J. Federoff Provides Roadmap for the Company’s Future During May 25, 2021 Shareholder Update Call
26 May 2021BROOKLYN, N.Y.– Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE American: BTX) (“Brooklyn”), a biopharmaceutical company currently focused on exploring the role that cytokine and gene editing/cell therapy can have in treating...
PIC invests £90 million in build to rent project
25 May 2021Pension Insurance Corporation plc (“PIC”), a specialist insurer of defined benefit pension schemes, is forward funding a 15-storey, 278 apartment development in Ealing, West London, its second fully-owned and self-funded Build to Rent (“BTR”) scheme.
Michael Andreeff, M.D., Ph.D to Join the Scientific Advisory Board of Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics, Inc
21 May 2021Brooklyn, NY – May 21, 2021 – Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE American: BTX) (“Brooklyn”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on exploring the role that cytokine and gene editing/cell therapy can have in treating patients with cancer and blood disorders, today announced...
One of the UK’s largest traffic signal maintenance contracts awarded to Telent
18 May 2021Warwick, U.K., 18 May 2021 – Critical digital infrastructure specialist Telent has been awarded a contract to maintain West Yorkshire’s traffic signals, the largest contract of its kind. Telent is responsible for the maintenance, fault rectification and repair of 1,600 sites over a geographical area covering 2,029 km². The sites include assets such as traffic signals, lights, vehicle detectors and monitors, and other roadside assets.
Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics Announces Publication of Results of IRX-2 Monotherapy
11 May 2021BROOKLYN, N.Y. – May 11, 2021 – Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE American: BTX) (“Brooklyn”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on exploring the role that cytokine and gene editing/cell therapy can have in treating patients with cancer and blood disorders, today announced...
Brooklyn Immunotherapeutics (BTX) Soars After Entering Into An Agreement with Lincoln Park Capital Fund
03 May 2021Brooklyn Immunotherapeutics (BTX) entered into a Purchase Agreement and a Registration Rights Agreement on April 26, 2021 with Lincoln Park Capital Fund...
Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics Acquires License for mRNA Technology Platform
29 April 2021Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics Acquires License for mRNA Technology Platform to Develop Genetically Edited Cells to Treat Multiple Cancers, Blood and Other Disorders...
Telent to support major communications refresh in ambulances across England
28 April 2021Telent to support major communications refresh in ambulances across England...
PIC invests a further £37.5 million in welsh housing
26 April 2021London, 26 April 2021 – Pension Insurance Corporation plc (“PIC”), a specialist insurer of defined benefit pension funds, has completed a debt investment totalling £37.5 million in Welsh housing association Wales and West Housing...
CityFibre and Telent Start Blackpool’s Gigabit Broadband Rollout
19 April 2021CityFibre and Telent Start Blackpool’s Gigabit Broadband Rollout...
Edi Truell leads financing of gene therapy start-up Virocell Biologics
12 April 2021Edi Truell leads financing of gene therapy start-up Virocell Biologics...
Telent lands 10-year traffic signal contract in Solihull, UK, with promise of local STEM career promotion
07 April 2021Telent lands 10-year traffic signal contract in Solihull, UK, with promise of local STEM career promotion...
Telent women Choose to Challenge industry stereotypes
08 March 2021Telent women Choose to Challenge industry stereotypes. At Telent, we recognise that a strong workforce is a gender-diverse workforce. For International Women’s Day this year, we’re taking part in the ‘Choose to Challenge’ theme...
PIC re-awarded institute of customer service’s servicemark with distinction for “delivering first class customer service”
23 February 2021London, 23 February 2021 – Pension Insurance Corporation plc (“PIC”), a specialist insurer of defined benefit pension funds, has been re-awarded the Institute of Customer Service’s (“the Institute”) ServiceMark Accreditation with Distinction and is one of only 16 companies in the country with this accolade...
Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Trial of IRX-2
09 February 2021Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Trial of IRX-2. Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics LLC (“Brooklyn”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on exploring the role that cytokine-based therapy can have in treating patients...
1000 installs of Remote Monitoring System: improving traffic capabilities nationwide
01 February 2021Designed to make it easier and more cost effective for Local Authorities to check that traffic signal junctions and pedestrian crossings are functioning correctly, RMS was first brought into use in West Sussex...
Telent makes its mark on 5G future with deployment project for mobile operator
13 November 2020Each generation of technology opens new opportunities and challenges for communication service providers. Rising demand for faster connectivity...
Supporting the next generation of rail professionals with Rail Week
12 October 2020Telent is proud to support Rail Week 2020. Like so many others, the event has gone virtual this year, but it has still been nurturing and supporting new rail talent through a number of online initiatives that have been held over the past week...
Telent selected by Maritime and Coastguard Agency for major network upgrade
03 August 2020Telent Technology Services Ltd. (Telent), a leading UK technology and network services company, has secured a new ten-year agreement with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to design, build and operate a next-generation mission critical network...
ICT Managed Services – a path to digital transformation for the emergency services.
18 June 2020Barry Zielinski, Operations & Services Director at Telent, provides a question and answer session on how the emergency services sector can implement digital transformation flexibly and cost effectively using ICT Managed Services...
Telent receives 2020 RoSPA Gold Fleet Safety Award
24 April 2020Telent Technology Services Limited has been awarded the prestigious 2020 RoSPA Gold Fleet Safety Award for management of occupational road risk for the second successive year. The award recognises Telent’s practices and procedures to help keep its staff safe on the road and get home safely at the end of the working day...
ECJ ruling could cost UK pension funds £160bn, top financier warns
18 December 2019Edmund Truell, the founder of the Pension SuperFund and former chairman of the London Pension Fund Authority, has told Sky News that the European Court of Justice's (ECJ) judgment could be "catastrophic to the wider UK economy".
Disruptive are proud to support superb management teams
17 December 2019THE SUNDAY INTERVIEW: ZILLAH BYNG-THORNE ‘The key to Future? We always look to add value’ Media company boss tells Christopher Williams how it emerged from wreckage of print to make money in digital publishing.
Private Equity Muscles Into Britain's Booming Retirement Market
19 November 2019Private equity and credit firms have elbowed their way into everything from real estate to corporate lending. Now they’re cracking open Britain’s growing pension-transfer market.
Pension minister calls for pooled funds
18 November 2019Falling Bond yields, upon which so many pension schemes rely, is particularly problematic for “defined benefit” pension plans, which promise members a specific payout. They use high-grade bond yields to calculate the value of their future liabilities, and every small move downwards deepens their funding challenges.
Superfund delays are ‘egregious waste’ of investors’ capital
08 November 2019The chief executive of The Pension SuperFund has hit out at the government, over its failure to agree a regulatory framework for defined benefit consolidation despite ministers having encouraged the creation of the sector in the first place.
31 October 2019By George Koch - Photos by Martin Soderqvist MADAM, I’M STOPPED UNDER A SNOWSHED, um, you know, tunnel. The car was skidding around in all the new snow, and I would have gotten stuck.” “You are stuck? In zee toonelle? How is zis possible!?”
Ptarmigan takes control of the Kurhaus
31 October 2019Disruptive has passed a major milestone in its development of the Commune d’Evolène between Zermatt and Verbier in Switzerland. Disruptive’s property portfolio company, Ptarmigan, has taken control of the Grand Hôtel & Kurhaus, Arolla. The Kurhaus is an iconic member of the Swiss Historic Hotels group and sits between glaciers and forests at 2,100 metres on the famous haute route.
Sabien Technology Group PLC - Board changes, subscription and trading update
25 October 2019The Board of Sabien Technology Group plc (AIM: SNT), the manufacturer and supplier of M2G, an energy efficiency technology, is very pleased to announce that it has appointed, with immediate effect, Richard Parris as Non-executive Chairman of the Company.
The rise of RegTech
22 July 2019Businesses operating within regulated industries face continually evolving challenges, from their regulatory and legal responsibilities to progressively competitive commercial tests. In the drive to remain competitive, businesses are increasingly turning to technology solutions for a range of operational areas and not just product distribution.
Disruptive Capital-backed Reg UK completes GBP2.4m funding round
18 June 2019Reg UK (REG), the provider of a range of data analytics and risk management solutions to insurance intermediaries globally, has completed a GBP2.4 million funding round.
Tantalum sells Tracker to CalAmp
18 June 2019Tantalum, a specialist in connected car software and payments, has sold Tracker, its UK stolen vehicle recovery business, to CalAmp.
Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics Announces Presentation of Ongoing Investigator Sponsored Trial of IRX-2 Regimen Combined with Nivolumab in Recurrent/Metastatic Solid Tumors
03 June 2019Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on exploring the role that cytokine-based therapy can have in treating patients with cancer, today announced the presentation of an ongoing trial poster at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting on May 31 – June 4, 2019 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
Pension Superfund deals under review
21 May 2019The Pension Superfund, founded by industry veteran Edi Truell, and Clara Pensions, whose chief executive is former hedge fund manager Adam Saron, both have deals under review by the Pensions Regulator, the firms said, without naming the company schemes
Tantalum Collaborates with HARMAN and AT&T for US Launch
12 October 2018HARMAN collaborated with Tantalum, an automotive software company, to enable HARMAN Spark with a rich set of features, an ecosystem of services and a payment platform.
Pension SuperFund in Talks with 12 Pension Schemes
12 October 2018The Pension Superfund, a new defined benefit (DB) consolidation scheme, is in "well-developed conversations" with a dozen pension funds, its chief executive has said.
Future plc Global media platform generating strong profitable growth
17 May 2018Future plc (LSE: FUTR, "Future", "the Group"), the global platform for specialist media, today publishes results for the six months ended 31 March 2018.
PIB Group taps REG for agency administration
01 May 2018Back in December it was Lloyd’s of London; now it’s PIB Group’s turn to tap REG (UK) Ltd’s online due diligence and regulatory compliance platform.
Tantalum and AutinGO Partner to Deliver Connected-Car Automotive Services Platform
21 March 2018Tantalum Corporation announced it has partnered with AutinGO to deliver an automotive repair and maintenance services platform to wireless carriers and auto manufacturers in Europe.
Disruptive and Warburg Pincus back the creation of 'the Pension SuperFund' to offer new solution for UK Pensions
20 March 2018Responding to the challenges from both Government and Industry of finding new ways of ensuring sufficient funding to meet promises made by defined benefit pension schemes, The Pension SuperFund offers a solution for those employers who need a more affordable way to fulfill their pension promises while also providing improved security for their pension scheme members.
Paul Tasker joins REG UK as MD
27 February 2018Tasker takes on newly created role after leaving Tasker Insurance Group in August last year.
Tantalum, InterResolve and RapidSOS Partner to Deliver Unrivalled Post-Accident Experience
15 January 2018Tantalum Corporation, axitech, and RapidSOS announce partnership to deliver the world first fully automated post-accident experience in connected car
Tantalum and Agero Partner to Deliver On-Demand Roadside Assistance Services
15 January 2018Tantalum Corporation extends its ecosystem partnerships for the connected car via On-Demand Road Assistance Services with market leaders Agero.
Tantalum Connected Car Launches Cutting Edge Field Trials to Thwart NOx - the ‘Silent Killer’ of Air Pollution
11 January 2018Tantalum Corporation teams up with leading scientists from Imperial College London, to build Air.Car to produce highly accurate, real-time NOx feedback.
Tantalum and Openbay Announce Partnership At CES
11 January 2018Tantalum Corporation announced it has partnered with Openbay to deliver an automotive repair and maintenance services platform.
Tantalum Corporation's Air.Car featured in The Times
08 January 2018Tantalum's innovative Air.Car project was featured in The Times on the 2nd January, as a trial of the system begins with Oxford University and Bristol Waste Management.
REG (UK) selected by Lloyd’s to reduce burden on UK coverholders
14 December 2017Lloyd’s will utilise the REG platform to help reduce the administrative burden on UK coverholders
Tantalum Corporation Project 'Highly Commended' at Business Green Tech Awards
13 December 2017Disruptive Capital company Tantalum Corporation was highly commended for its innovative Air.Car project at the 3rd Business Green Technology Awards in early December.
Disruptive Capital announce Jennie Younger and Wilhelm von Stotzingen as new senior management hires 03/10/17
03 October 2017Since October 2017 the senior management team of Disruptive Capital has 2 new members.
Majority Shareholder Disruptive Capital Finance invests further in Tantalum Corporation
02 October 2017Disruptive Capital Finance, Tantalum Corporation's majority shareholder, has invested further in the Connected Car technology leader to support the company's global rollout.
Future’s acquisition of Centaur Media’s Home Interest division for an enterprise value of £32 million
22 August 2017Future (FUTR.L), www.futureplc.com the global platform for specialist media, acquired the Home Interest division of Centaur Media plc, a portfolio of market leading and differentiated brands in the home building segment, for cash, at an enterprise value of £32 million.
Disruptive Capital announces sale of Gentoo Fund Services to TMF
04 August 2017Sale of Gentoo Fund Services to TMF
Strategic Investor ups stake in Tantalum
02 August 2017Further investment into Tantalum has been made by a Strategic Investor alongside Disruptive Capital.
Tantalum wins 'Innovation in Connected Services' recognition at TechXLR8 awards
14 July 2017Tantalum Corporation picks up Innovation award at TechXLR8
Disruptive Capital backs REG expansion with controlling stake
28 April 2017Disruptive Capital has acquired a controlling stake in fast growing big data InsurTech REG, backing their expansion into the US market
Tantalum announces Handysoft Investment
24 April 2017Tantalum announces significant investment from Handysoft, part of the Dasan group.
Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics’ Board of Directors announce new Senior Management hires
24 April 2017Brooklyn ImmunoTherapeutics announce new Senior Management hires as they begin the next chapter of development.
Atlantic Super Connection’s IceLink and Edi Truell feature in National Newspapers
20 April 2017Disruptive Capital Director Edi Truell was quoted in The Telegraph on the topic of renewable energy as Britain faces an energy ‘crunch’.
REG UK win at Commercial Insurance Awards 2017
18 April 2017Portfolio company REG UK won top prize in the Technology category at the recent Commercial Insurance Awards 2017.
Tantalum awarded £1m Government grant
12 April 2017Disruptive company Tantalum corporation won a £1m grant from the Government's Innovation Agency, Innovate UK.
An essential message by VC Edmund Truell
01 March 2017Mr Truell, giving us the frustrations of investment and potential improvements
Cedriane Boucaud, Tantalum speaking at High Growth 2016
01 March 2017Cedriane Boucaud, CEO, Tantalum Corporation, speaking at the BVCA High Growth conference 2016 at the Hilton Park Lane, London
Tantalum Corporation win Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 award
28 February 2017Cédriane de Boucaud collected the award at the 16th annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 awards dinner...
Tantalum Corporation wins the 2016 GP Bullhound Fastest Growing Larger Company award
01 March 2017Tantalum Corporation, a leading company in the connected car space, took the “Fastest Growing Larger Company” award...
ASC announces two exciting developments 15/07/16
28 February 2017Atlantic Superconnection LLP is proud to announce two exciting developments on its Project to develop an interconnector from Iceland to the UK...
How will Brexit effect ASC 06/07/16
01 March 2017The effect of an UK withdrawal from the European Union on Atlantic Superconnection Corporation.
Acquisition of Imagine Publishing by Future plc 01/07/16
01 March 2017Future plc (LSE: FUTR, "the Group" or “Future”), the international media group and leading digital business, has agreed terms to acquire Miura (Holdings) Ltd...
Edi Truell to make bid for Tata UK 29/06/16
01 March 2017Leading City financier Edi Truell has confirmed he will make a bid for Tata Steel's UK assets...
Edi Truell on Brexit 15/06/16
01 March 2017Osborne Ignoring 'Threats' Caused by the EU, Says Truell
Tantalum signs a deal with Samsung 21/02/16
01 March 2017Samsung Electronics is helping drivers embark on a new journey through its ground-breaking connected car solution
David Cameron backs ASC 1/11/15
01 March 2017Cameron wants sea cable to bring lava power from Iceland