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Acquisition of Woven Group, accelerates iCXperience, the UK’s largest Privately Owned Call Centre Group towards £100m Turnover



  • Acquiring most of the assets and trading business of the Woven Group from the administrators resulted in the saving of approx. 250 jobs and the creation in 2024 of an additional 200 new jobs.
  • Included in the acquisition was the purchase of T-point, a software business previously acquired by the Woven Group in a £10m deal.
  • Nine months after being acquired by the UK’s largest BPO Assembly, the Woven Group has shown to be back in profit.  

MANCHESTER, England, March 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — iCXperience, the UK’s largest private-owned call centre group, has announced its first four months trading results from the acquisition of Woven, a prominent UK based BPO (Business Processes Outsourcing), of which has achieved profitability within its first year of transition.

Woven, based in Bristol & Ipswich has delivered its first ever profit in several years under its new ownership of iCXperience. Woven Solutions Group’s, which included well-known call centre companies such as Ansaback, Direct Response, and Office Response, was purchased and came out of administration last year.  

With over £42.7m of capital deployed, Woven Solutions Group had rapidly grown since 2018 through acquisitions of several regional call centre businesses in Bristol, Ipswich, and across the UK.

Katherine Horton, Group HR, said: “We are delighted to have added the Woven Group into our Portfolio list. The acquisition ensured the continued growth and success of our business, and our first 9 months of working with our new colleagues at Woven has already delivered innovative and effective solutions for all our clients.”

Reuben Singh, Group CEO said: “We are currently involved in multiple acquisitions while experiencing significant year-on-year organic growth across its businesses. Our aim is to preserve the successful culture of Woven that has contributed to its accomplishments, whilst integrating it into our Group and enhance our overall capabilities across the various businesses.”

Last April, the Group acquired most of the assets and trading business from the administrators of Woven Solutions Group & several associated companies, saving hundreds of jobs. Woven and other planned acquisitions will accelerate the Group’s growth plans to exceed £100m turnover. The trademarks & brands of Woven were also acquired as part of the deal which along with most of the assets, safeguarded the employment of hundreds of staff who were transferred into the new company, that now trades as We are Woven.

In the last filed accounts before administration, WSL Group had revenues of over £19.6m, and the acquisition has given We Are Woven the ability to scale its UK operations and increase both its client base delivery of customer service outsourcing services. Since the acquisition We are Woven has continued to grow across different sectors, such as Ecommerce, and Facilities management, and supports the Telecommunications sector with emergency call-out and 24-hour customer services. The acquisition was funded with Group’s cash reserves, and it will continue to be 100% family-owned with no equity or debt partner. 

We are Woven holds a very strong business proposition with a very established and experienced management team and the Woven Group has had significant invested in the business over the years with a long track record of established clients. The Woven acquisition was strategic for iCXperience as it adds presence of a 400-seater site in Bristol, Ipswich and large work base of homeworkers.

Reuben Singh, Group CEO adds: “We are pleased to have added the Woven Group last year to our portfolio of UK based Outsourcing Companies. This has given us an even stronger presence across the UK. We are proud to have acquired such well-established and reputable companies such as Direct Response, Ansaback, Office Response as part of the acquisition. We are committed to delivering the highest level of customer service outsourcing for our clients & also as we grow our Medical divisions that has worked tirelessly throughout the pandemic and as we emerge from this. This acquisition not only gives the Group meaningful scale and footprint across the UK, but it will also improve We are Woven’s ability to expand its service offering, increase its surge, and improve disaster recovery.”

About We Are Woven

We Are Woven is a customer experience agency based in Bristol and Ipswich. With over 400 employees, the company provide a range of services, including customer service support, digital marketing, and create design. We Are Woven is committed to delivering innovative and effective solutions to its clients, and it dedicated to providing the best possible customer experience.


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Invitation to presentation of EQT AB’s Q1 Announcement 2024




STOCKHOLM, April 5, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — EQT AB’s Q1 Announcement 2024 will be published on Thursday 18 April 2024 at approximately 07:30 CEST. EQT will host a conference call at 08:30 CEST to present the report, followed by a Q&A session.

The presentation and a video link for the webcast will be available here from the time of the publication of the Q1 Announcement.

To participate by phone and ask questions during the Q&A, please register here in advance. Upon registration, you will receive your personal dial-in details.

The webcast can be followed live here and a recording will be available afterwards.

Information on EQT AB’s financial reporting

The EQT AB Group has a long-term business model founded on a promise to its fund investors to invest capital, drive value creation and create consistent attractive returns over a 5 to 10-year horizon. The Group’s financial model is primarily affected by the size of its fee-generating assets under management, the performance of the EQT funds and its ability to recruit and retain top talent.

The Group operates in a market driven by long-term trends and thus believes quarterly financial statements are less relevant for investors. However, in order to provide the market with relevant and suitable information about the Group’s development, EQT publishes quarterly announcements with key operating numbers that are relevant for the business performance (taking Nasdaq’s guidance note for preparing interim management statements into consideration). In addition, a half-year report and a year-end report including financial statements and further information relevant for investors is published. Finally, EQT also publishes an annual report including sustainability reporting.

Olof Svensson, Head of Shareholder Relations, +46 72 989 09 15
EQT Shareholder Relations, [email protected]

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EQT Press Office, [email protected], +46 8 506 55 334

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Kia presents roadmap to lead global electrification era through EVs, HEVs and PBVs



  • Kia drives forward transformation into ‘Sustainable Mobility Solutions Provider’
  • Roadmap enables Kia to proactively respond to uncertainties in mobility industry landscape, including changes in EV market
  • Company to expand EV line-up with more models; enhance HEV line-up to manage fluctuation in EV demand
    • Goal to sell 1.6 million EVs annually in 2030, introducing 15 models
    • PBV to play a key role in Kia’s growth, targeting 250,000 PBV sales annually by 2030 with PV5 and PV7 models
  • Kia to invest KRW 38 trillion by 2028, including KRW 15 trillion for future business
  • 2024 business guidance : KRW 101 tln in revenue with KRW 12 tln in operating profit; operating profit margin of 11.9% on sales of 3.2 million units globally
  • CEO reaffirms Kia’s commitment to ESG management

SEOUL, South Korea, April 5, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Kia Corporation (Kia) today shared an update on its future strategies and financial targets at its CEO Investor Day in Seoul, Korea.

Based on its innovative achievements in the years since the announcement of mid-to-long-term business initiatives, Kia is focusing on updating its 2030 strategy announced last year and further strengthening its business strategy in response to uncertainties across the global mobility industry landscape.

During the event, Kia updated its mid-to-long-term business strategy with a focus on electrification, and its PBV business. Kia reiterated its 2030 annual sales target of 4.3 million units, including 1.6 million units of electric vehicles (EVs). The 2030 4.3 million annual sales target is 34.4 percent higher than the brand’s 2024 annual goal of 3.2 million units.

The company also plans to become a leading EV brand by selling a higher percentage of electrified models among its total sales, including hybrid electric vehicles (HEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV), and battery EVs, projecting electrified model sales of 2.48 million units annually or 58 percent of Kia’s total sales in 2030.

“Following our successful brand relaunch in 2021, Kia is enhancing its global business strategy to further the establishment of an innovative EV line-up and accelerate the company’s transition to a sustainable mobility solutions provider,” said Ho Sung Song, President and CEO of Kia. “By responding effectively to changes in the mobility market and efficiently implementing mid-to-long-term strategies, Kia is strengthening its brand commitment to the wellbeing of customers, communities, the global society, and the environment.”

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BioVaxys Technology Corp. Provides Bi-Weekly MCTO Status Update




VANCOUVER, BC, April 4, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — BioVaxys Technology Corp. (CSE: BIOV) (FRA: 5LB) (OTCQB: BVAXF) (the “Company“) is providing this bi-weekly update on the status of the management cease trade order granted on February 29, 2024 (the “MCTO“), by its principal regulator, the Ontario Securities Commission (the “OSC“), under National Policy 12-203 – Management Cease Trade Orders (“NP 12-203“), following the Company’s announcement on February 21, 2024 (the “Default Announcement“), that it was unable to file its audited annual financial statements for the year ended October 31, 2023, its management’s discussion and analysis of financial statements for the year ended October 31, 2023, its annual information form for the year ended October 31, 2023, and related filings (collectively, the “Required Annual Filings“). Under National Instrument 51-102, the Required Annual Filings were required to be made no later than February 28, 2024.

As a result of the delay in filing the Required Annual Filings, the Company was unable to file its interim financial statements for the three months ended January 31, 2024, its management’s discussion and analysis of financial statements for the three months ended January 31, 2024, and related filings (collectively, the “Required Interim Filings“). Under National Instrument 51-102, the Required Interim Filings were required to be made no later than April 1, 2024.

The Company anticipates filing the Required Annual Filings by April 30, 2024. The auditor of the Company requires additional time to complete its audit of the Company, including the Company’s recent acquisition of all intellectual property, immunotherapeutics platform technologies, and clinical stage assets of the former IMV Inc. that closed on February 16, 2024. In addition, the Company anticipates filing the Required Interim Filings immediately after the filing of the Required Annual Filings.

Except as herein disclosed, there are no material changes to the information contained in the Default Announcement. In addition, (i) the Company is satisfying and confirms that it intends to continue to satisfy the provisions of the alternative information guidelines under NP 12-203 and issue bi-weekly default status reports for so long as the delay in filing the Required Annual Filings and/or Required Interim Filings is continuing, each of which will be issued in the form of a press release; (ii) the Company does not have any information at this time regarding any anticipated specified default subsequent to the default in filing the Required Annual Filings and Required Interim Filings; (iii) the Company is not subject to any insolvency proceedings; and (iv) there is no material information concerning the affairs of the Company that has not been generally disclosed.

About BioVaxys Technology Corp.

BioVaxys Technology Corp. (, a biopharmaceuticals company registered in British Columbia, Canada, is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving patient lives with novel immunotherapies based on the DPX™ immune-educating technology platform and it’s HapTenix© ‘neoantigen’ tumor cell construct platform, for treating cancers, infectious disease, antigen desensitization, and other immunological fields. The Company’s clinical stage pipeline includes maveropepimut-S which is in Phase II clinical development for advanced Relapsed-Refractory Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) and platinum resistant ovarian cancer, and BVX-0918, a personalized immunotherapeutic vaccine using it proprietary HapTenix© ‘neoantigen’ tumor cell construct platform which is soon to enter Phase I in Spain for treating refractive late-stage ovarian cancer. The Company is also capitalizing on its tumor immunology know-how and creation of a unique library of T-lymphocytes & other datasets post-vaccination with its personalized immunotherapeutic vaccines to utilize predictive algorithms and other technologies to identify new targetable tumor antigens. BioVaxys common shares are listed on the CSE under the stock symbol “BIOV” and trade on the Frankfurt Bourse (FRA: 5LB) and in the US (OTCQB: BVAXF). For more information, visit and connect with us on X and LinkedIn.


Signed “James Passin
James Passin, Chief Executive Officer
Phone: +1 646 452 7054

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