Ghosns legal woes highlight governance failings in Japan

first_imgTOKYO — One of the biggest mysteries surrounding the arrest of Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn is over how he allegedly could have underreported his income by millions of dollars for years and why the company is going after the suspected wrongdoing now.Ghosn, who headed the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Motors auto alliance, was arrested Nov. 19 on suspicion he underreported his income by $44 million over five years, or about half of what he was really making. Nissan Motor Co. and Mitsubishi have ousted him as chairman; the board of Renault SA of France says it’s waiting for more evidence.Nissan is among a growing list of top-name Japanese companies whose corporate governance has been found lacking in recent years.“Wait a minute. Who wrote the financial statements? The accountants. Who audited them? The auditors,” Christopher Richter, auto analyst for CLSA Securities Japan Co., said of the case. “How do you do this without other people being complicit?”Japanese prosecutors say Ghosn and another Nissan executive, Greg Kelly, an American suspected of collaborating with him, were arrested because they are considered flight risks. But the timing of the scandal, given the length and scale of the alleged wrongdoing, is raising questions.Why did Nissan choose to come forward now, asks Eric Schiffer, chief executive of Reputation Management Consultants in the Los Angeles, California, area.“If Nissan knew about this all along and decided to pull the trigger, such Machiavellian tactics will significantly backfire on the brand,” Schiffer said.Japanese media have reported that two other company employees contacted authorities as whistleblowers and sought plea deals. Ghosn has not made any public statements about the case.Kelly’s American lawyer Aubrey Harwell said his client, who was dismissed as a Nissan executive director after his arrest, did nothing wrong.Kelly acted “according to the law and according to company policy,” Hartwell said. “He had talked to people in the company and to outsiders, and he believed everything he did was done totally legally,” he said in a telephone interview from his office in Nashville, Tennessee.Only Ghosn’s attorneys and embassy officials from Lebanon, France and Brazil, where he has citizenship, are allowed to visit him. On Monday, Imad Ajami, a Lebanese consultant in Tokyo who has spoken with people allowed to visit Ghosn, said he also was asserting his innocence.Ajami said Ghosn’s visitors have bought him a mattress, clothing, cheese and other foods to make his stay under the frugal conditions in the detention centre more comfortable. Detainees usually sleep on straw tatami mats and are fed mostly rice, soup and vegetables.Prosecutors have released very little information about the case and neither man has been officially charged. In Japan suspects can be held for weeks for questioning without any charges.A source familiar with an internal investigation by Nissan said the hidden salary was categorized as “deferred income,” meaning it was promised for later on, such as after Ghosn’s retirement, and the documents promising the money were kept secret from auditors and others. He spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to discuss such details.One possible motive is that Ghosn was seeking to avoid public criticism over his multi-million dollar paychecks, which are a rarity in Japan even for top executives. Even the underreported amounts, about 1 billion yen ($9 million) each year, drew unwelcome scrutiny and commentary.Ghosn was forced to defend his salary at shareholders’ meetings beginning in 2010, when Japan started requiring the disclosure of individual executive pay.Pay packages in the west tend to be higher — Toyota Motor Corp.’s Chief Executive Akio Toyoda earns less than 400 million yen ($3.5 million) a year. But many Japanese companies lack the sorts of systematic checks required for publicly listed U.S. companies. That includes periodically changing who checks financial statements instead of having the same people do it for many years.Japan needs independent oversight for executive pay, said corporate governance expert Takuji Saito, who teaches at Keio Business School.“The problem here was that the pay was significant, in line with global standards, but the way it was decided was still so Japanese,” he said of Nissan’s lack of transparency. “Nissan deserves criticism for having allowed this to continue unchecked for so long.”Saito believes that failing to report deferred income is still “a grey area in criminality” in Japan, but a clear problem in corporate governance.It’s certainly turned out to be a big problem for Ghosn, 64. He’s being held at a Tokyo detention centre pending his indictment or release and has hired Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP to represent him.Japanese media say, without citing sources, that Ghosn is asserting his innocence, insisting he always wanted his income reports to be legal and denying he signed secret documents. Prosecutors have refused to comment.Whether a suspect intended to commit a crime or did it unknowingly is important in determining criminality under Japanese law.Nissan veteran Hiroto Saikawa, who took over from Ghosn as the automaker’s chief executive last year, has harshly criticized his former boss and vowed to instil greater transparency and accountability at Nissan. The company is setting up a panel of outsiders to come up with recommendations, including reviewing the company’s executive compensation system.The raft of scandals at many blue chip Japanese companies suggests managers are struggling to meet sometimes overly ambitious profit targets amid slowing demand, labour shortages, rising costs and intensifying competition. But they also highlight a rift between old-guard practices and an increasingly global business world in Japan.— Major steelmaker Kobe Steel was charged with violating competition laws after massive faking over many years of quality data for products sent to hundreds of companies, including aluminum castings and copper tubes for autos, aircraft, nuclear power plants, appliances and trains. Kobe Steel said a zealous pursuit of profit, unrealistic targets and an insular corporate culture caused the wrongdoing.— In 2016, Mitsubishi Motors Corp. disclosed it falsified mileage data. That followed a massive coverup over decades of auto defects thought to have helped cause a fatal accident. In 2004 its president, Katsuhiko Kawasoe, was arrested. He was sentenced to three years in prison, suspended for five years, and did not serve time in jail.— In 2015, electronics maker Toshiba Corp. said it had doctored its books in a systematic accounting coverup that began in 2008 or earlier. The company declared bankruptcy, stricken by troubles in its nuclear business after multiple meltdowns in March 2011 at a power plant in Fukushima, northeastern Japan.— Beginning in 2014, auto parts supplier Takata Corp. recalled more than 100 million defective air-bag inflators linked to 25 deaths and more than 180 injuries worldwide. Last year, Takata pleaded guilty to fraud in a U.S. court and agreed to pay more than $1 billion (109 billion yen) in penalties.These scandals and more, from faked data to cutting corners, have driven calls for stricter corporate oversight. Reflecting widespread sentiments, Schiffer, the brand management expert, says he finds it hard to believe Nissan insiders weren’t aware of what was going on earlier.Otherwise, they were “incompetent,” he said.___Yuri Kageyama is on Twitter at https://twitter.com/yurikageyamaOn Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/yurikageyama/?hl=enYuri Kageyama, The Associated Presslast_img read more

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Raf Simons leaves Calvin Klein over creative differences

first_imgNEW YORK — Less than two years after he shook up the New York fashion world with a splashy debut for Calvin Klein, designer Raf Simons is leaving the company.In a joint announcement, the company and the Belgian designer said they were parting ways amicably after Calvin Klein “decided on a new brand direction different from Simons’ creative vision.” A representative for Simons said in an email Friday night that the designer would have no further comment.Simons revitalized Calvin Klein with his hip European sensibility after being appointed chief creative officer in 2016. His New York Fashion Week shows were the talk of the industry, beginning with his February 2017 debut, which had a clear political message, opening and closing with the David Bowie song “This is Not America.”Celebrities flocked to his shows, critics raved, and the fashion establishment rewarded him with three top awards in two years. He won the Council of Fashion Designers of America award for womenswear in both 2017 and 2018, and in a rare feat also took the menswear award in 2017.But critical raves don’t necessarily translate to commercial success. There was reportedly disappointment on the part of PVH, the corporation that owns Calvin Klein, in sales under Simons.Simons, who previously worked at Dior, brought an artsy European approach to the iconic American brand, often citing numerous cultural references — but especially Hollywood — as inspirations. In September, his runway show riffed on the movie “Jaws,” with models in various types of wetsuits strolling in front of enormous screens depicting a glistening ocean.Many of the garments had big bites taken out of them — as in shark bites. Simons said the shark represented danger.“Very often we are attracted to things that we actually know are dangerous,” he said in an interview. “But we can’t stay away from it.”Some of models wore tasseled caps and robes; Simons was also riffing on “The Graduate.”At his show last February, Simons coated the former American Stock Exchange Building in downtown Manhattan with a huge bed of popcorn. Guests slogged through the kernels to get to their seats, with bits of popcorn falling into boots and shoes and coating one’s clothes with powder.It was Simons’ version of an American landscape, including a huge barn house. But the clothes evoked not so much rural America as a dystopian world on another planet, with balaclavas, huge gloves, and bits of Mylar flowing from the garments.As was typical, that show was attended by a slew of celebrities including Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, Laura Dern, and — straight from a premiere party — the cast of “The Black Panther,” including Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o and Chadwick Boseman.Calvin Klein will not show during New York Fashion Week in February 2019. No word was given about a successor.Jocelyn Noveck, The Associated Presslast_img read more

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Event celebrates improvements to David S Howes Theatre

A reception on Wednesday, Dec. 7 will celebrate enhancements to Brock’s David S. Howes Theatre.The event, scheduled for 11:30 a.m., will look at what’s new with the theatre. The new work includes:enhancements to the lobbyupdates and reconditioning of the stage and wood panelingimproved accessibilityupgrades to the sound systemThe theatre, which serves the University and the broader Niagara community, was named after David Howes Theatre in 2001 to honour the business owner, philanthropist and former chair of Brock’s Board of Trustees.Everyone is invited to the reception.

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Toronto Mayor John Tory lays out three priorities heading into housing meeting

Toronto Mayor John Tory turns to answer a reporter’s question as Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, right, walks back into her office following a meeting in Toronto on Monday, January 30, 2017. Tory says he plans to discuss Toronto’s lagging rental supply, a vacant property tax and the lack of real estate data when he meets Tuesday with the federal and Ontario finance ministers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young by Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press Posted Apr 17, 2017 12:19 pm MDT Last Updated Apr 17, 2017 at 3:40 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email TORONTO – Mayor John Tory says he plans to discuss Toronto’s lagging rental supply, a vacant property tax and the lack of real estate data when he meets Tuesday with the federal and Ontario finance ministers to consider solutions to the city’s dwindling housing affordability.The meeting marks the first time that Tory, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau and provincial Finance Minister Charles Sousa will meet in-person to discuss the issue.“Probably one of the most important things we can do is stay in touch with each other on something that is as volatile and complicated as this issue,” Tory said in an interview Monday.“You don’t want to cause undue upset in a marketplace, notwithstanding the deep concern people have about the affordability of housing.”BMO chief economist Douglas Porter said he doesn’t expect any particular measures will be announced following the meeting, adding that any changes are more likely to be unveiled as part of the provincial budget next week.For weeks, the accelerating pace of real estate prices in Canada’s largest city have alarmed and perplexed policy-makers.The average price of a detached house in the Greater Toronto Area hit $1.21 million last month, climbing 33.4 per cent from a year ago, according to the latest data from the Toronto Real Estate Board.The repercussions have been felt further afield, with price hikes spilling over into municipalities such as Hamilton, Barrie and St. Catharines as buyers find themselves priced out of Toronto.Sousa is expected to address the issue in his budget. A number of measures have been floated as potential solutions, including taxing speculators and foreign buyers.Last week, the head of the Bank of Canada warned of growing speculation in the Toronto housing market and said a correction there could reverberate in other parts of the country.Governor Stephen Poloz said the roughly 30 per cent increase in Toronto prices had “divorced” itself from economic fundamentals, cautioning that any market rising at such a pace is vulnerable to a correction.A sizable real estate correction in a market with as much weight as Toronto could affect people’s expectations well beyond the city limits, he added.Tory said he has had meetings with numerous housing experts and they all seem to have contradictory views about what to do. But one thing they see eye-to-eye on is evidence of speculation, he said.“There’s fairly widespread agreement that there’s an element of speculation that’s found its way in to this marketplace,” said Tory, though he added that expert opinions differ on what is causing it and what should be done to address it.In a letter to Sousa and Tory earlier this month, Morneau wrote that he convened the meeting to give them an opportunity to discuss ways to make housing in the Greater Toronto Area affordable and accessible over the long term.Morneau’s office made the invitations to Sousa and Tory public, but if any new concrete measures arrive in the coming weeks, it will likely be up to Ontario and Toronto to do the heavy lifting.Since taking office in late 2015, the federal government has twice taken steps in an effort to cool scorching housing markets, especially Toronto and Vancouver.The federal changes have included a new requirement for 10 per cent minimum down payments on homes over $500,000 and stress tests on all insured mortgages to determine whether a borrower could still make payments if interest rates rise or their incomes decline.Ottawa has also launched consultations on a policy that could see banks shoulder more of the risk for mortgage defaults.But there’s concern that expansion of blunt federal tools that have cross-Canada reach could hurt less-worrisome markets.For now, Morneau, a Toronto MP, is expected to keep the federal powder dry and proceed in the role of collaborator.Spokespeople for both Morneau and Sousa said they expect the discussion to be productive and look forward to exchanging ideas.—With files from Andy Blatchford.Follow @alexposadzki on Twitter. Toronto Mayor John Tory lays out three priorities heading into housing meeting read more

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Thieves flee after 4am ramraid on local shop

first_img GARDAÍ IN KILDARE are investigating a ram-raid on a local shop in Milltown.The shop, on the main stretch of road through the town, was rammed at around 3.45am this morning by a dark car. Two men in balaclavas climbed out of the car and entered the premises.However, gardaí say that nothing seems to have been stolen, though extensive damage was caused.The men then fled the scene in the car. Gardaí in Newbridge are appealing for witnesses to contact them on 045 431 212. Wednesday 25 Jan 2017, 2:09 PM http://jrnl.ie/3204510 By Paul Hosford Jan 25th 2017, 2:09 PM Share50 Tweet Email 23,195 Views Short URL Thieves flee after 4am ram-raid on local shop Gardaí say that nothing seems to have been stolen, though extensive damage was caused. 6 Comments Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more

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Explainer Indicative votes ahead as MPs take back control but will it

first_img 17,693 Views 20 Comments Share19 Tweet Email By Sean Murray Short URL Image: House of Commons/PA Images As the clock ticks down, get all the best Brexit news and analysis in your inbox: Image: House of Commons/PA Imagescenter_img Tuesday 26 Mar 2019, 9:04 AM Mar 26th 2019, 9:04 AM Explainer: Indicative votes ahead as MPs ‘take back control’ – but will it make a difference to Brexit? Theresa May wanted a meaningful vote this week, but instead has a series of indicative votes instead. https://jrnl.ie/4561086 LAST NIGHT, MPs in the House of Commons voted to give themselves greater control of the Brexit process, as it enters its potential endgame.A week may be a long time in politics, but a week in Brexit is something else entirely as the vote last night by MPs comes after weeks and months of political wrangling and upheaval.So, what happened last night? Will it make a difference? Is a deal or a no-deal now more or less likely?The Letwin amendmentWhat MPs were voting on last night was dubbed the Letwin Amendment, proposed by Conservative former minister Sir Oliver Letwin.His amendment proposed that MPs take control of business in the House of Commons on Wednesday away from Prime Minister Theresa May’s government. This would allow MPs to vote on what type of Brexit it wants, through a series of indicative votes.By 329 votes to 302, MPs voted in favour of the Letwin Amendment. Conservatives were whipped to vote in favour of the government, but the prime minister had 29 rebels within her party voting against the whip. MPs voted to set their own agenda for the House of Commons rather than follow May’s. This is a significant step that had not won enough backing in recent months.But what are indicative votes? Source: BBC Newsnight/YouTubeSo, indicative votes are when MPs aren’t just given one option to vote on – they’re given many of them.For Theresa May’s meaningful votes on her Brexit withdrawal agreement, MPs were given the option of either accepting or rejecting the prime minister’s deal.In the case of indicative votes on Brexit, it’ll mean that MPs can vote on whether they want Theresa May’s deal, a no-deal Brexit, a second referendum, a customs’ union etc.However, this of course also opens the possibility that there is no majority of MPs for any one option. And, furthermore, two opposed stances – such as no-deal and a second referendum – could theoretically have a majority voting in favour of them (although this is of course unlikely). The order in which these options are voted on will make a difference to how MPs sway. If a no-deal is first on the table and MPs rule it out, the rest of the options put to them will be some sort of deal – but is there a majority for any one of them?Similarly, if everything else is ruled out and a no-deal is the last vote – what then?Prime Minister May said herself that she was sceptical of an indicative votes strategy as it could lead to “contradictory outcomes or no outcome at all”.Will this make a difference?That’s where the narrative of MPs “taking back control” of the Brexit process runs into problems.Indicative votes from MPs in the House of Commons are not binding on the UK government. If, for example, an indicative vote on a second referendum was passed by a majority of MPs, Theresa May is not obliged to hold one.She is free to ignore an indicative vote if she chooses to do so.However, with May under such severe pressure from inside her party, from the opposition and from Europe, it will take an extraordinary feat of political maneuvering to ignore the will of parliament after she specifically blamed MPs last week for not being able to decide anything.With the Brexit impasse dominating for so long, if British MPs finally agreed on some way – any way – forward, the political pressure on Theresa May to follow this will be intense.Even with that, then there’s Europe.Following years of negotiations, the EU agreed a withdrawal agreement with the UK. The House of Commons has rejected it twice and the EU said it is not willing to reopen this agreement. If there is to be a radical change in how Britain says it will leave the EU – as long as it still wants to leave with some sort of deal – then a long delay to Brexit could be likely.What about Theresa May’s deal?May continues to cling to power amidst increasing pressure on her leadership, with the hope that she can still somehow get her withdrawal agreement through parliament.She had originally hoped to hold a third meaningful vote on her deal this week, but told the House of Commons yesterday she currently doesn’t have enough support to pass through parliament.Meanwhile, the DUP continues to remain a roadblock in May’s plans. Hardline Brexiteers had indicated that they would vote for May’s deal if the DUP were happy with it; but the DUP have thus far only called for changes to the backstop in the Withdrawal Agreement, which May flatly ruled out in parliament yesterday.The extension offered by the European Union last week indicates that the UK parliament must offer a new way forward, or else it would leave the EU without a deal on 12 April.If May’s deal passes, the UK would leave the EU on 22 May.With MPs voting to take control of business in the House of Commons tomorrow, the prime minister has little chance of getting her deal through this week. But, the deal has come back from the dead before, and we may not have seen the last of it just yet. Does this make either a deal or a no-deal more likely?Predicting what’ll happen next in Brexit is fraught with difficulty, given how fluidly the situation has changed so often in recent months. The next real indication we’ll get of what kind of Brexit will eventually happen will be following the results of the indicative votes tomorrow in Westminster.MPs voting to set their own agenda does suggest the potential for a majority for a softer Brexit where the UK remains within a customs union, and that’ll be made clearer tomorrow.But what actually happens there could make the situation no clearer – if there’s no majority for anything and with the potential for May to simply ignore the results.One thing is clear – after the short extension granted to the UK, it only has two weeks to decide what its next steps are.As is always the case with Brexit, time is running out. With reporting from Gráinne Ní Aodha Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more

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Bitter Sweet week for TCI Ministry of Education Youth

first_img Related Items:#HJRobinsonHigh Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#GRANDTURK, Turks and Caicos Islands – November 24, 2017 – The Ministry of Education and Youth has had a bitter sweet week in the Turks and Caicos Islands; starting with a riot type fight at Clement Howell High but mushrooming more positively to a donation acceptance from the Amanyara Resort for CHHS students to the resumption of its Youth Listening Tours and capping off this holiday week with a report that all schools in the country – public and private – are back to normal following the double hit of Irma and Maria, hurricanes in September.Minister #KarenMalcolm in a media release explained that UNICEF was truly instrumental in a return to normal life at schools across the country, schools which had only been open a mere few days before the debilitating blow dealt by Hurricane Irma.“The Return to Happiness programme has also promoted the concept of safer schools through the implementation of initiatives and procedures which seek to prepare students to effectively address incidents which threaten their livelihood.”In an attempt to assuage fears that the home of the Eagles is out of control with regular fights being reported at Clement Howell High, the Ministry of Education shared in the same release that, “although some schools continue to experience episodes of conflict, restlessness and indiscipline among its student body, most schools throughout the Turks and Caicos Islands have returned to a state of normalcy.”On Tuesday, the day after the melee at CHHS, the #Amanyara Resort was on hand for a major donation to help the future builders of the TCI with much needed supplies for their lessons.  A wish list of the Industrial Arts Department of the school was 95% fulfilled by the Amanyara resort.TCIG Education also reported that so far HJ Robinson High in Grand Turk has had its Youth Listening Tour experience.  Part two of the rounds of meetings with the TCI’s teenagers kick-started on Monday at the high school.Minister of Youth, Karen Malcolm explained, “The primary goal is to listen and to seek feedback on the most important issues that young Turks and Caicos Islanders face.  The acting National Youth Director will be gathering data on how young people perceive issues affecting them and using that to inform eventual policy recommendations.”More meetings are coming, in fact the tour will move to Clement Howell and Long Bay high schools on November 29th; December 1st will be British West Indies Collegiate, Maranatha Academy and Wesley Methodist.  December 4 is for Marjorie Basden High in South Caicos, December 5 for Raymond Gardiner High in North Caicos and December 6 is the Youth Listening tour date for TCIPS, Holy Family Academy and Champions for Christ.last_img read more

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Execs Imagine the Company of the Future

first_imgMedia companies of the future will be organized differently from the way they are now, with much higher capital expense costs and much greater need for in-house digital development skill. That, with some accommodations for varying markets and editorial missions, was essentially the conclusion of a panel of media executives at the DeSilva + Phillips Dealmakers Summit last month. The panel, called “How Will Media Companies Be Organized in the Future,” featured four well-known executives: Frank Anton, CEO of Hanley Wood; Dan Lagani, president of Reader’s Digest Media; David Liu, CEO of The Knot; and Vivek Shah, CEO of Ziff Davis Media. Liu, CEO of the Knot, described the disorienting nature of media-industry competition these days: “The big threat to most people is that it used to be, say, Travel +Leisure competes with Conde Nast Traveler. But now, you find yourself competing with people who weren’t even in your zip code. If your competitive silo doesn’t exist anymore, and if your internal silo doesn’t exist anymore, then you really have to re-imagine your business. “We have people tracking Twitter feeds and Facebook feeds that you didn’t have to worry about 18 months ago,” Liu added. “You used to want to just hit a groove and not have to worry about [the business model] for a while. You can’t do that anymore. “ Liu added this anecdote: “In the early days, I had an investor say to me, and it was an epiphany: ‘In software there’s no number two. There’s no second operating system. There are no alternate standards. In media, as we’re moving toward being more like tech companies, we have to be thinking like software companies too.”The challenge to that type of thinking was pointed out by Anton. “We have a quandary,” he said. “Our average reader is male, 57-years-old, and fewer than half have a smart phone. You come to a conference like this, and you come away convinced that you have to do this online stuff. But those 57-year-olds are not online.”The other challenge, Anton said, is in developing digital skill sets among the staff. “We wonder why the best and the brightest in digital technology would want to come to Hanley Wood,” he said. “We’re not a technology company.”Lagani, for his part disagreed, saying the best and the brightest in any venture are attracted to a brand. “The number of people actually looking to move east [presumably from Silicon Valley] and work for Reader’s Digest, it’s fascinating,” he said. “It doesn’t have to be a great digital-only pure play in order to excite people.”New Cost StructureZiff’s Shah pointed to an entirely new cost structure that media executives have to deal with. Traditionally, he said, media companies have had predictable costs in various areas, like content creation, sales, central services and manufacturing. But now, he said, “What we’re seeing at least, is that traditional costs are now about 65 percent of the total. And that’s not because they’ve gone down, but because we have new costs in commerce and other areas.”Essentially, he said, the cost structure has expanded to the point that total costs are 120 percent of what they once were.Added Anton: “We used to spend maybe $2 million per year in capital expenses. Now it can be five times that. Private equity used to invest in media companies because they had strong cash flow. But now our expenses are much higher.”Nevertheless, the mood at the event was upbeat, said DeSilva + Phillips managing partner Roland DeSilva. There are a lot of broad economic drivers coming into play, he said, including projected GDP growth of 4 percent; a stock market that has crested 12,000 for the first time in several years; and a recovering debt market. More specifically, DeSilva said, most of the companies in this corner of the media have been through their restructuring already, meaning that their leaders “are not focused on paying down debt, they’re focused on the digital transition. You also have an unprecedented amount of liquidity in the market. This liquidity is going to fuel more deals. Most companies are owned by debt-based financial institutions. They can’t keep these businesses. It’s a perfect storm in a positive way.”last_img read more

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Aegean invests 5 billion in new Airbus planes

first_imgTags: Aegean, Airbus, Greece Share Source: The Associated Press Aegean invests $5 billion in new Airbus planes ATHENS, Greece — In a deal worth up to $5 billion, Greek airline Aegean said Wednesday it will buy 30 new Airbus aircraft, with the option of an additional 12, to upgrade its fleet as the country expects to break tourism records.Aegean said it was signing a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for 30 of the A320neo and A321neo aircraft. Along with the option for the additional dozen, the agreement is worth $5 billion at list prices, making it the largest private investment in Greece, the airline said. Airlines often negotiate prices that are lower than the list price.The signing of the final purchase agreement is expected in June.“It’s a big moment for Aegean … and it’s happening despite the (Greek) financial crisis and despite the challenges of international competition. Those are the conditions we grew in,” said Eftichios Vassilakis, the airline’s vice chairman.Greece is expecting another record tourism year in 2018, after the country received 27 million visitors in 2017, according to Bank of Greece data.More news:  Honolulu authorities investigate arsons at 3 Waikiki hotels; no injuries reportedThe new aircraft have a choice of two engines, either from CFM International or Pratt and Whitney. The airline said it was in talks with both manufacturers and will make a decision on the engines by July.The 19-year-old Star Alliance carrier currently has a fleet of 58 planes and will fly to around 80 destinations this year, combined with its subsidiary, Olympic Air. Wednesday, March 28, 2018 << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more

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Drop passports for transTasman travel Jetstar

first_img<a href=”http://www.etbtravelnews.global/click/2abe4/” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://adsvr.travelads.biz/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=10&amp;cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE&amp;n=a5c63036″ border=”0″ alt=””></a> Jetstar has called for an end to immigration checks between Australia and New Zealand, claiming the move would benefit the tourism industries of both countries.Australians and New Zealanders may share a bank, a war heritage and Russell Crowe, but the two are still separate Commonwealth nations, largely independent of each other and requiring citizens of both countries to travel with a passport. Jetstar chief executive Bruce Buchanan said flights between the two countries should be treated as though domestic, reported the Australian.”For two countries which are so closely aligned in cultural and legal systems, there has got to be a way to get it worked out so that we have a common border and trans-Tasman flights are treated like a domestic trip,” Mr Buchanan said.In what “would be the single biggest boost to the tourism industry on both sides of the Tasman”, Mr Buchanan claims doing away with passports and immigration checks would give each country an extra 326,000 passenger movements a year, reduce costs by AUD250 million and add at least AUD100 million per annum in gross domestic product. His comments came as Jetstar announced its plans to expand its trans-Tasman operations with the launch of direct flights Australia and Queenstown in December.In most cases, Australian and New Zealand citizens can enter each other’s country to visit, live and work without the need to pre-apply for authority to enter the other country – although New Zealanders are granted a Special Category Visa in keeping with Australia’s requirements for all non-citizens to hold visas. Do you think A/NZ travel should be treated as domestic? Have your say below: Source = e-Travel Blackboard: G.Alast_img read more

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hotelMyanmarYangon

first_imghotelMyanmarYangon Fire has ripped through the luxury Kandawgyi Palace Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar, killing one person. Around 150 guests, mostly tourists, were evacuated from the iconic property, a traditional Burmese-style hotel that used a large amount of teak in its construction.Authorities say the blaze started around 3 am yesterday [local time] and may have been caused by an electrical fault or exploding gas cylinders. Guests have reported being woken by staff banging on their doors in the absence of fire alarm warnings.Htay Lwin, a spokesman from the Htoo Group which owns the hotel, told AFP news agency: “It’s hard to say why the fire broke out, the cause is under investigation.”last_img

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In a special paper produced for the 2018 World Tra

first_imgIn a special paper produced for the 2018 World Travel and Tourism Council Summit (WTTC) held in Buenos Aires last week, the authors – Deloitte Global travel, hospitality and leisure leader Adam Weissenberg and Guy Langford, Deloitte US travel, hospitality and leisure leader – have reviewed the current state of play of the global travel industry and identified future issues, and the focus areas necessary to drive the industry forward. Adele Labine-Romain, Deloitte Australia national tourism, hospitality and leisure leader, says that from an Australian perspective, topics covered in the paper – Moving the global travel industry forward – including data to personalise the customer experience, and the risks around data and technology, together with the battle for the consumer and ‘unlocking the power of adjacent spaces’, will be of specific interest.While hotels and airlines represent the bulk of industry gross bookings, most travelers do not take trips to sit on airplanes and spend time in hotel rooms. Whether they want to unwind on an exotic beach, try new cuisines, or explore ancient ruins – travel centers around experiences. Today’s biggest travel suppliers can benefit from thinking outside the box, and find ways to be more relevant to their customers across their travel journeys. For many, this means looking outside their core competencies like flights and hotels, and exploring the power of adjacent spaces. Deloitte Globalpapertravel industrylast_img read more

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Turkish Airlines will be launching new direct flig

first_imgTurkish Airlines will be launching new direct flights from Birmingham to Istanbul from December.The new cheap flights from Birmingham Airport are due to launch this winter on December 15th.Services will operate on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sundays and will take just under six hours to reach their destination in Istanbul.The carrier is also hoping that it will be able to increase the frequency of the route as it becomes more popular.Turkish airlines wants to introduce daily flights by 2009 by which time it expects to achieve a passenger capacity figure of 30,000.Turkey’s flagship carrier became one of the fastest-growing airlines in Europe in the first half of this year, carrying 12.5 million passengers between January and July.This reflects an increase in passenger numbers of 15.4 per cent year-on-year.The carrier has set itself a target to carry 23.5 million passengers by the end of 2008.Skyscanner Fan? Join the Skyscanner Facebook PageReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedAegean expands European routesAegean expands European routesNew Turkey flights at Birmingham from Turkish AirlinesNew Turkey flights at Birmingham from Turkish AirlinesStansted gains new Istanbul flightsTurkish airline Pegasus is to launch new flights to Istanbul from London Stansted later this year.last_img read more

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