Aura Minerals announced innovative 360° Mining Concept

December 8th, 2018

Aura Minerals Inc., gold and copper production company working on gold and base metal projects in North and South America, and domiciled in the British Virgin Islands, announced its 360° Mining Concept which includes new mission, vision and values statement of the company. There will also be a new logo which will reflect the 360° Mining Concept; also, the company is working to update the website.

Company’s President & CEO commented, “We have been working hard on our strategy and our corporate culture to position Aura for operational excellence and growth and through this process we have developed a new mission statement and a concept of 360° Mining, which includes our vision and values.”

By words of company president, Aura’s vision is ‘mining in complete terms’ – thinking holistically about how the business impacts and benefits the company, shareholders, employees, and the countries and communities the company is working for. This is called 360° Mining, and it also means a constant state of evolution, always looking for ways to get better.

Also, on November 29, 2018 Aura received the Canada mid-size M&A deal of the year award at the 10th Annual Americas M&A Atlas Awards, for the merger with Rio Novo. In connection with this transaction, BVI company’s president together with Board Member Stephen Keith and Vice President Ryan Goodman received the corporate deal maker of the year in the Americas.

BVI company appointed new Chief Financial Officer

November 20th, 2018

Lenta Ltd, BVI-registered company owning one of the largest retail chains in Russia, announced the appointment of the new Chief Financial Officer, upon completion of the notice period but no later than 31 March 2019. Rud Pedersen, who is currently CFO of Carlsberg Eastern Europe, will join Lenta to replace Jago Lemmens who resigned for family reasons.

Rud graduated from Aarhus School of Business in Denmark with the Master of Science degree in International Business Administration & Commercial Law and has an EMBA from London Business School (UK). Over the last 25 years he held a number of senior management positions in a diverse range of businesses, including FMCG, fashion and apparel retail, pharma. He has had experience in regional and group level roles, including Cadbury (Russia), Astrazeneca (Belgium), Levi Strauss (Belgium) and IC Group (Denmark). He started his career with Deloitte.

Harneys BVI Office top ranked by IFLR1000

November 14th, 2018

British Virgin Islands office of Harneys law firm received a top tier ranking from IFLR1000 for both its Corporate and Investment Funds practices, thus remaining the leader in the law services of the jurisdiction.

BVI Managing Partner Colin Riegels has said in his comments: “We are delighted to retain our top tier ranking which is testament to our unmatched knowledge and experience in the BVI. Our clients continue to choose us for our attentive and personal service, the excellence of our work, and for our experience and leadership in the BVI”.

By words of clients, the BVI practice is “very user-friendly and practical in the nature of their advice. All attorneys are responsive and knowledgeable in their respective fields.”

Harneys is the largest and longest-established law firm in the British Virgin Islands, and the only firm with a dedicated investment funds team. It also provides fiduciary services to funds clients through its associated corporate and private wealth services business, Harneys Fiduciary.

Origin Agritech announced establishment of two new joint ventures

October 13th, 2018

Origin Agritech Ltd., BVI-incorporated and China-based agriculture technology and rural e-commerce company, announced the establishment of two new joint ventures – Anhui Aoyu Zhongye Technology Ltd., of which Origin holds 50% of equity, and Xuzhou Aoyu Agricultural Technology Ltd., of which the company holds 51%. Five agricultural product distributors are investing partners in each of these joint ventures.

These two joint ventures, as well as the Hubei Aoyu Agricultural Technology Limited, became the cornerstone of the Origin e-Commune Network, based on the e-commerce technologies and BVI company’s strong brand equity across rural China.