France | Pharmaceutiques | 01 September 2009

The Future of the pharmaceutical market : molecules and men

The change of business model in the pharmaceutical industry results in unemployment has serious consequences on jobs. On top of internal reorganisation and restructuring, new positions appear together with new profiles.

USA | Air Transport World | 01 September 2009

World Airport Report

All good things come to an end with airport passenger growth being no exception! After years of robust expansion 2009 looks dismal: Some airports like Vienna and Brussels will have to live with double-digit plunges. There are noteworthy differences among the regions though. While the performance of US-airports declined by 2.7% the Middle East airports managed to achieve an aggregated growth of 14,3% in 2008. The „World Airport Report“ performed by Arthur D. Little highlights the global market in detail.

Germany | Autoflotte | 31 August 2009

Strukturwandel im Flottenservice

Until recently the service market for fleet customers had been neglected. This is the result of a current study performed by Arthur D. Little. Today the importance of requirements of business customers is ever increasing. Therefore only those players will be successful in the future who are capable of creating consistent and individual service offers and who cooperate with the respective relevant partners of the market.

Germany | Handelsblatt | 31 August 2009

Chinesische Telekomausrüster starten Aufholjagd

The market share of Chinese telecom suppliers like ZTE and Huawei is constantly growing. Their success is not only due to their reasonable prices, but also to their power to innovate. An Arthur D. Little assessment considers Huawei along with the Swedish Ericsson in the group of the most progressive corporations. Huawei was recently able to gain numerous renowned firms as new customers.

Germany | Tagesspiegel | 31 August 2009

Zurück in die Realität

Not only do flat sell well because they are fancy, but also because they offer some new functions like displaying photos and movies from the internet. TV therefore increasingly develops into a multimedia happening, says Ansgar Schlautmann, on the occasion of the forthcoming IFA. The topic ‘mobile internet‘ gains more attention likewise. „Manufacturers are turning into the direction of Apple and iPhone and are becoming operators of platforms for mobile applications“, the Arthur D. Little consultant reckons.

Netherlands | ACQ | 31 August 2009

Novasep acquires Henogen

Article on the acquisition of Henogen by Novasep, where the Due Dilligence work of Arthur D. Little is mentioned and Mr. Polastro is quoted.

USA | The Financial Times | 30 August 2009

Fears over Chavez Threaten Oil Auction

The future of one of the world's biggest oil auctions is in jeopardy as Venezuela's socialist government and oil companies remain at loggerheads over terms to develop a key oil field. Repeated delays in the bidding for rights to exploit the Orinoco Belt reflect investor concerns about political risk, onerous financing costs and the profitability of the projects. Rodolfo Guzman from our Americas Energy Practice shares his perspectives about the Orinoco Belt and what it means for oil companies.

France | Le Journal du Dimanche | 30 August 2009

On-line gaming: battle has begun

The numerous candidates for the market of online gaming quarrel over a 2 billion euro bonanza. Arthur D. Little is talking of € 3.4 billion in 2015.

France | Les Echos | 24 August 2009

Pharmacy: Novasep takes control of the Belgian Henogen

Novacep, laboratory based in Lorraine (East of France) has just bought out Belgian Henogen, bio molecule manufacturer. This acquisition has helped them widen their range of services. According to Arthur D. Little, the biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing market is estimated to be worth € 1.3 billion.

UK | ENDS Europe | 10 August 2009

Water footprint: the key to tracking and reducing use?

Due to the increasing pressure on water resources, this article aims to report on the slow but steady progress of water footprinting. David Lyon from the UK’s Sustainability & Risk Practice spoke at a recent water conference in London organised by Agra Informa. His thoughts are included in this article - ‘devising the correct strategy for an organisation is strongly related to developing a full understanding of its water footprint both in its direct operations and across the supply chain, and to assess how this changes over space and time.’

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