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Stories by Neville Graham

Published:Friday | March 31, 2017 | 3:22 PMNeville Graham

Industry Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Karl Samuda says he is prepared to take the blame for any bureaucratic impediments in the drive for exports and industry growth. He says the Ministry is in the unique position of having...

Published:Friday | March 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

In two to three months, a new branch of First Global will open in Portmore, growing the network to eight, alongside its corporate banking centre.The outlet...

Published:Wednesday | March 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Bedding company Therapedic Caribbean has been contracted to outfit the Hilton Rose Hall Hotel in Montego Bay, an arrangement that is expected to run for another two years.The 489-room hotel is locally owned by Sagicor Real Estate X Fund, a member of...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

A shift from repos to fee-based services has generated solid income for Barita Investments Limited, but adjustments to support services and products as the realignments occur have also led to big expenses.The upshot is that while Barita made net...

Published:Friday | March 24, 2017 | 12:07 AMNeville Graham

Jamaican bunkering company West Indies Petroleum (WIP) says it is ready to be a bigger player in the regional fuel market, in addition to becoming the major supplier of low-cost...

Published:Friday | March 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Construction support services company SCL Jamaica Limited is on a northward push with the opening of their first outlet outside the capital on Wednesday.The 22-year-old...

Published:Wednesday | March 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Norbrook Equity Partners led by Khary Robinson quietly took in the equivalent of $677.25 million of financing through private placements in the Jamaican market last week, supported entirely by institutional investors.Robinson said he went hunting...

Published:Friday | March 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

A new outfit, whose partners include well-known names in the business and investment community, has hung up its shingles on Lady Musgrave Road, but its principals are keeping...

Published:Thursday | March 16, 2017 | 3:30 PMNeville Graham

By May 1, this year Pioneer Manufacturing Distribution Company (PMD) will be making a regional push on the heels of the successful roll-out of a partnership with Sealed Air, the company that acquired Diversey in 2011. Managing Director Alfred...

Published:Wednesday | March 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Supercar brand Porsche is moving to the centre of the business district in New Kingston, where its showroom is in the final stages of development.ATL Automotive has leased the ground floor of a building from property conglomerate Pan-Jam Investment...

Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

JN Group, through its bank and foundation, will be financing water projects from a $800 million pool of funds that are meant to make the commodity more accessible.Under an agreement signed Friday with the Inter-American Development Bank, JN Bank...

Published:Friday | March 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

This weekend should have seen the biennial staging of the premier ADA Auto Show. Instead, car dealers representing some of the world's top...

Published:Wednesday | March 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The disposal of its coffee investment and the reclassification of a subsidiary resulted in a sevenfold increase in annual profit for Jamaica Producers Group, its yearly results show.But even stripped of those one-off events, the food and logistics...

Published:Wednesday | March 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Denise Gallimore, manager for public-private participation and privatisation at the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), is crediting changes in the project structure for the renewed and heightened interest in the proposed divestment of the Norman...

Published:Sunday | March 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Real estate investment company Kingston Properties Limited (KPREIT) is to take a decision on a stock split at its next board meeting, meant to drive trading in the stock that is mostly, and tightly, held by institutional investors.KPREIT chairman...

Published:Friday | March 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Every decade, field agents deployed by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica, Statin, span out across Jamaica in search of information to hone the data set that is meant...

Published:Friday | March 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Dr David Lowe, general manager of Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited (CPJ), says the company's half-year under-performance is linked to a streamlining of...

Published:Sunday | February 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Jamaica Mortgage Bank (JMB) is hunting buyers for property at Longville Park in Clarendon, which it took over from an unnamed developer.JMB since at least November last year has been advertising for investors for the near-77-acre property,...

Published:Friday | February 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is again signalling his administration's intention to leverage private pension investments into national development.Holness is arguing...

Published:Friday | February 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Jamaican technology company Amber Connect is close to signing a deal with a South African partner that will open up a market of around 10 million vehicles for its fleet- and...

Published:Friday | February 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Digicel Group, on Wednesday, said definitively the company was not positioning itself for sale amid a shake-up of the operation that affects its worldwide markets."No," said...

Published:Wednesday | February 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

General insurance start-up IronRock closed its first full year of operation with a loss of $48 million, but Managing Director R. Evan Thwaites says the numbers are in line with expectations."We are pretty much bang on with our predictions, so to...

Published:Friday | February 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The Financial Services Commission (FSC) is not commenting on infor-mation that Liberty Global has been asked to make a mandatory offer for the shares in Cable & Wireless Jamaica, which trades as FLOW Jamaica...

Published:Wednesday | February 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

VM Wealth Unit Trust has acquired The Towers at Dominica Drive in New Kingston from Cable and Wireless Pension Fund, which first put the building on the market more than eight years ago to disappointing results.The acquisition was the first purchase...

Published:Wednesday | February 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Westmoreland businessman Owen 'Hurry Hurry' Sinclair is liquidating some of his land assets and buildings, citing his advancing years.The businessman, who made a name for himself as a retailer of low-cost, high volume haberdashery items, says that...

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