Iraq top UN official deplores vicious bombing in Baghdad

Staffan de Mistura described the attack in the city’s Karrada district as “a wickedly vicious crime committed against the defenseless,” according to a statement issued by the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI). The attack reportedly killed around 70 people and wounded over 120 when it struck a crowded shopping area in the Iraqi capital.“This horrifying crime shows the inhumane nature of the perpetrators who will stop at nothing in their quest to further destabilize the country and fan the flames of hatred,” he added.The Special Representative extended the UN’s condolences to the bereaved families and wishes for full and speedy recovery for the wounded. 8 March 2008The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq has strongly condemned Thursday’s bombing in Baghdad, one of the deadliest attacks in the strife-torn nation in recent months. read more

Ambrian Partners ranked leading nominated adviser to the AIM Basic Materials sector

first_imgAmbrian Partners, the wholly-owned corporate finance and stockbroking subsidiary of Ambrian Capital, was ranked the first largest nominated adviser and stockbroker by number of clients to the Basic Materials Sector on AIM and the fourth largest nominated adviser by number of clients to the Oil and Gas Sector in the latest Hemscott adviser rankings, published yesterday. The quarterly AIM adviser guide is produced by Hemscott, a leading financial information provider, in association with Seymour Pierce, the investment bank, and ranks brokers, nomads, law firms and auditors acting in the AIM market by number of clients and market capitalisation. Overall, Ambrian Partners ranks as the number two nominated adviser by number of clients and fifth by client market capitalisation within the FTSE AIM 100 index that comprises the largest companies listed on London’s AIM market.Richard Chase, Chief Operating Officer of Ambrian Partners, commented: “These latest rankings are extremely gratifying, as they reflect our commitment to building a leading franchise within both the natural resources sector and the AIM market as a whole. Our entry into the AIM Oil and Gas league table, due in part to our recent acquisition of Nabarro Wells, is another important milestone for the Company. We will continue to leverage off our experience and expertise to establish Ambrian Partners as the adviser of choice for corporate clients seeking superior service and advice within the global natural resources business.”Ambrian Partners provides corporate finance, stockbroking, research and market making services. It is is a member firm of the London Stock Exchange and a Nominated Adviser on AIM. Ambrian Capital is a resources and technology focused investment bank quoted on the AIM market of the LSE (AIM: AMBR). Ambrian Capital provides corporate finance, stockbroking, commodity broking and investment management services to institutional and corporate clients active in the natural resources, alternative energy and new technology sectors.last_img read more