local arm

local arm

[′lō·kəl ′ärm]
(astronomy)
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Herzliya-based, Claridge Israel is the local arm of global company Claridge Investment Ltd., a partnership of the Canadian Bronfman Family and Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, one of Canadas largest institutional investors.
Our solar system lies in a smaller spiral, the Local Arm, located near Perseus.
This may put the American e-commerce giant's local arm at an advantage over rival Flipkart, which recently increased its commissions across key segments and also asked sellers to bear the costs of logistics in case of returns.
According to Reuters, at least 200 more people were wounded in the attack, which struck a market place in Douma, about 15 km (10 miles) northeast of Damascus, the British-based Observatory and the local arm of the Syrian Civil Defense, which operates in rebel-held areas, said.
The challenge is priced at Dh100 ($27.2) per attempt (subject to taxes), of which Dh25 ($6.8) will be donated to Operation Smile UAE -- the local arm of the international children's charity committed to saving lives and allowing children with cleft palates to smile properly for the first time.
MANILA -- In the wake of last year's devastating Super Typhoon Haiyan, the local arm of Caritas is working to build 25 new chapels as part of ongoing rebuilding efforts, reported UCA News.
Informed people told the agency in September 2013 that the target, which has a network of some 200 locations in Saudi Arabia, had retained the local arm of UK's HSBC Holdings Plc (LON:HSBA) as advisor.
The company's exports for the local arm of the Korean unit decreased by 39.5 percent to 12,500 units, compared to the year-ago period.
Broderna Bourghardt has a sales and technical development office in Kungsbacka, Sweden and manufacturing operations in Liepaja, Latvia, via its local arm SIA Baltic Rim.
Karl Slym came to India in 2007 when he was appointed as MD of General Motors' local arm. It is part of his doing that kept Chevrolet afloat in India during the 2008-09 crisis which crippled GM and left the parent company under ownership of the US State.At Tata Motors, Slym can also be credited with fast-forwarding the collaboration between the company's local arm and Jaguar Land Rover, for the joint development of vehicles and engines.
Allianz Life Insurance Korea Co, a local arm of German firm, Allianz Group, is looking to cut jobs.
French investigators yesterday raided the Paris headquarters of the local arm of Swiss bank UBS, which has been placed under investigation for allegedly helping rich clients hide money in undeclared accounts.

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