Henderson beefs up K&R dept.
The private security company founded by Duncan Bullivant, the ex-spokesman for the European High Representative in Bosnia, is developing its kidnap and ransom service. [...]
Glencore is an Anglo-Swiss commodities trader that is particularly active in Africa, most notably the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In 2011, Glencore controlled 60% of the world’s zinc production and 50% of copper production. The company has been hit badly by falling commodities prices and has been selling off assets around the world.
Fadel Al Kaabi, formerly of the Tawazun sovereign fund, set up the International Golden Group (IGG) in 2002. The company, which is headed by Fadel's uncle, former armed forces deputy chief of staff Mohammed Hilal Al Kaabi, specialises in partnerships with Western defence groups like France's Thales, Britain's BAE, Paramount of South Africa and Italy's Selex. In 2013, IGG also went into partnership [...]
Engineering firms that install French missiles and electronic components on foreign-owned or outdated French materiel are leaving France one by one to set up shop in countries where there are fewer controls on defence companies. The departure of companies such [...]