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Thailand’s EGCO buys first Australian wind farm
23 Jul 2013
Thailand’s Electricity Generating Public Company Ltd (EGCO) has acquired its first wind farm in Australia, where foreign investment in the nation’s sustainable energy market is gathering pace.
UK cloud contact centre company opens Asia HQ in Australia
21 Jun 2013
UK-based cloud computing contact company NewVoiceMedia has set up a regional headquarters in Australia in response to growing demand in Asia.
Software provider Quintiq expands into Sydney
7 May 2013
Global supply-chain software company Quintiq has expanded in Australia, opening an office in Sydney to meet growing demand on the nation’s East Coast.
Williams-Sonoma chooses Australia for first leg of global expansion
3 May 2013
Upmarket furniture and gourmet cookware retailer Williams-Sonoma Inc has launched four new stores in Sydney, its first company-owned stores outside North America.
Mahindra Satyam steps up operations, research in Australia
22 Mar 2013
India-based IT services provider Mahindra Satyam plans to more than triple its headcount in Australia to 5000 over the next two years as it sets up a centre of excellence and speeds acquisition plans, its new head of operations for Australia and New ...
Kraft opens R&D centre in Australia as foundation for Asian expansion
26 Feb 2013
Kraft Foods has opened the first stage of Australia’s largest food research and development (R&D) centre in a move aimed at expanding the food giant’s market to 1.6 billion consumers across the Asia-Pacific region.
UK data centre operator to build $300m facility in Australia
14 Feb 2013
Data centre operator Global Switch has started building a second data centre in Australia, part of the London-based company’s £1 billion expansion plan.
German company to open its first solar energy plant in Australia
6 Feb 2013
Belectric, the German solar energy company which develops turn-key, utility-grade solar power plants, has received planning permission to build its first solar power plant in Australia.
North American learning solutions provider opens Asia-Pacific HQ in Australia
4 Feb 2013
Desire2Learn, a global leader in cloud-based (SaaS) learning solutions, has opened Asia-Pacific regional headquarters in Melbourne, Australia.
Canada Pension Funds Invest in Australia
29 Jan 2013
One of Canada’s largest pension funds, the $120 billion Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, is reported to be looking into increasing its investments in Australia by $250 million on top of the $1 billion it already has invested in the country.

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