Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, has made rapid progress across its premium off-plan project Park Avenue I, recording 58% completion. Park Avenue I is located in the prestigious MBR City, a vibrant and well-connected residential community strategically located in one of Dubai’s most sought-after areas.

Qatar Sports Investments, the Qatari sovereign wealth fund for promoting sport and founder of Premier Padel, together with the International Padel Federation, the global governing body of padel, and the Professional Padel Association representing the leading men’s professional players of padel, has agreed to talks with Damm, the owner of Setpoint Events and organiser of the World Padel Tour, on potential positive collaborations and outcomes within the sport of padel.

2022 set the stage for the first part of Ariston Group’s journey towards sustainability. The Group embraced nine of the 17 sustainable development goals set by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 2015 and independently set three overarching goals linked to sustainability to achieve by 2022: 80% of revenue from efficient and renewable solutions, saving 3 million tons of CO2 through the company’s evolved technologies and bringing comfort in extreme conditions.  Year-end 2021 already saw 74% of revenues generated from sustainable solutions while savings in CO2 had crossed 2 million tons.

Apparel Group, a leading global fashion conglomerate is proud to announce a joint venture with America’s No.1 Contemporary Fashion footwear brand, Steve Madden. As a result of the joint venture agreement, Apparel Group aims to significantly expand Steve Madden’s footprint in the GCC, Africa, Egypt, Türkiye and CIS countries. Known for leading fashion brands throughout the GCC and globally, Apparel Group is the partner of choice for some of the world's most desirable fashion brands and currently boasts more than 2010 stores throughout 14 countries, with over 78 brands.

Acuity Knowledge Partners (“Acuity”), a leading provider of high-value research, analytics and business intelligence to the financial services sector, today announces that funds advised by Permira, the global private equity firm, have acquired a majority stake in the business from Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors. Equistone will reinvest in Acuity as a minority shareholder. Acuity’s management team also remains significantly invested in and committed to the business. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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