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Press Releases from British American Investment (15 total)

Apollo Bramwell celebrates fourth anniversary

Apollo Bramwell Hospital, a hi-tech tertiary care hospital based in the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius is celebrating its fourth anniversary. The hospital, which opened on August 19, 2009, has since touched the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families, both from Mauritius and abroad. The hospital is now poised for more major developments as it prepares new projects that are set to change the medical landscape of

Mauritius firm, British American INvestment, eyes Africa

Taking advantage of positive developments in its main activities, Mauritian company British American Investment Co. (Mtius) Ltd pursues prospecting missions in Africa. A team comprising senior executives of the group is back to the Indian Ocean island after a visit to Sub-Saharan Africa where they established contacts with potential investors and regulators in South Africa and Botswana. This initiative comes at a time when British American Investment is also exploring the possibility

BA Investment: prospecting mission to Africa

Taking advantage of positive developments in its main activities, Mauritian company British American Investment Co. (Mtius) Ltd pursues prospecting missions in Africa. A team comprising senior executives of the group is back to the Indian Ocean island after a visit to Sub-Saharan Africa where they established contacts with potential investors and regulators in South Africa and Botswana. This initiative comes at a time when British American Investment is also exploring the possibility

Mauritius firm to develop land in Mozambique

Mauritius-based, British American Investment Co. (Mtius) Ltd, is contemplating to use several thousand hectares of land in Mozambique for one of the largest food security and renewable energy exercises of its kind undertaken by a local company. With soaring costs and dependency on fossil fuels and looming food security concerns, the business group estimates that large-scale production of food crops and green energy initiatives could result in significant savings every year. This

First Islamic Bank opens in Mauritius

First Islamic Bank opens in Mauritius Century Banking Corporation (CBC), the first Islamic bank in Mauritius, was officially launched last night to translate the Islamic philosophy of promoting social justice Article Century Banking Corporation (CBC), the first Islamic bank in Mauritius, was officially launched this week to translate the Islamic philosophy of promoting social justice. The launch was held at La Batisse building, Caudan, by the Mauritian Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and

Apollo Bramwell Hospital shares knowledge on Stem Cell Therapy with Mauritian do …

Mauritius-based tertiary care Apollo Bramwell Hospital recently introduced and successfully performed the first clinical procedure using Stem Cells – a First in Mauritius and the Sub Saharan region. As part of its commitment to enhancing the standard of healthcare in Mauritius, Apollo Bramwell Hospital has shared knowledge on this innovative technology with local doctors. This was done during a Continuous Medical Education (CME) conference at ABH last night. A tailored schedule

Apollo Bramwell Hospital celebrates first year

The Apollo Bramwell Hospital in Moka, Mauritius, (apollobramwell.mu) the 200-bed healthcare venture between British American Investment and India's Apollo Hospitals Group, has just completed its first year of operation. “We are indeed creating history,” said BA Investment Chairman Dawood Rawat. “Our commitment to the quality of care we provide has successfully positioned our hospital to serve Mauritius and the region for many years to come.” Apollo Bramwell Hospital provides the

Apollo-Bramwell to become the first digital hospital in Indian Ocean region

Apollo-Bramwell Hospital, a joint venture between Mauritius-based British American Investment and Asia’s healthcare giant, Apollo Hospitals, is introducing a revolutionary system that will make it the first filmless and paperless hospital in the Indian Ocean region. The Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS) will integrate the hospital’s state-of-the-art IT infrastructure to acquire, sort, transport, store and electronically display the medical images. “Apollo-Bramwell will treat patients with a wide range of complex medical conditions.

Bramer Bank launches high yields savings product

(Port Louis, Mauritius) – Bramer Banking Corporation today announced the launch of the ‘Bramer Bank High Yield Savings’ – a product for low and middle income earners that carries a higher interest rate than classic savings accounts. Said Bramer Bank CEO, Chris Underwood: “High Yields Savings is an innovative savings account that provides our customers with the opportunity to maximise returns in a secure manner.” “High Yield Savings’ is an open ended

BAI launches first Islamic insurance cover

(Curepipe, Mauritius) – BAI Co. (Mtius) Ltd, the leading provider of life insurance in Mauritius, announced today that it has launched the first insurance policy in Mauritius which complies to the Islamic Shariah regulations. Called ‘BAI Takaful’, this innovative insurance policy will operate under the direction of a Shariah Board comprising two Malaysian experts in Islamic finance. “BAI Takaful is the first insurance policy that conforms to Sharia principles,” said CEO

Exit SEAB, Enter Bramer Bank

The South East Asian Bank (SEAB), which was recently acquired by leading business group British American Investment, will now be called Bramer Banking Corporation to reflect the bank’s progressive vision to provide a better way of banking. The launch of the new identity comes in line with the bank’s growth strategy and continuous efforts to reach new heights in its quest for excellence and leadership at the local and regional levels.

Bharati in Mauritius as from Dec 4

MarCom Co. Ltd, a leading Marketing communications agency in Mauritius is proud to present the Mauritian debut of the stunning stage show BHARATI. Visiting Pailles’ Swami Vivekanada International Convention Centre for ten shows on December 4-14, 2008, BHARATI is a music and dance spectacle boasting a huge cast of performers, 700 costumes, giant video projections, popular Bollywood music, foot tapping dance sequences and amazing displays of martial arts and acrobatics. Presenting

First Car Rental introduces GPS

Car rental company, Rent A Car, which formerly represented National Alamo Car Rental in Mauritius, has joined the First Car Rental brand and network as from this week. Based in South Africa, First Car Rental is one of the fastest growing car rental brand present on three continents and is today considered to be one of the trendiest names in the car rental business. The advent of this new brand in

BAI launches large-scale CSR programme

(Curepipe, Mauritius) – BAI Co. (Mtius) Ltd, the leading provider of life insurance in Mauritius, has just launched a large-scale Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programme to support several community projects on the island. The CSR programme focuses on three key elements: Health, Education, and Empowerment of women. Launching the programme, Sansjiv Nuckchady, CEO of BAI said the company believes the time is right to raise the level of community activities and make

Apollo-Bramwell Hospital to open early 2009

(Port-Louis, Mauritius) – The Mauritius-based Apollo-Bramwell Hospital (ABH) is on schedule to open early next year and will recruit about 500 staff during its first year of operation. The 200-bed, multi-speciality hospital, in Moka, in the centre of the island, is a joint venture between leading Mauritian business group, British American Investment Co. (Mtius) ltd, and India’s healthcare giant, Apollo Hospitals Group. Apollo is providing technical consultancy during the implementation