News Room

The News Room features press releases and articles about Access Industries and affiliated companies, Len Blavatnik, and the Blavatnik Family Foundation

November 3, 2014
Warner Music to Offer $100,000 Classical Prize

November 3, 2014
Warner Music Group to Create $100,000 Prize for Classical Musicians

October 28, 2014
Forgotten Jewish Fighters

October 3, 2014
A Caring Hand for Tomorrow's Leaders

September 23, 2014
Mandatory Final Cash Takeover Offer for Perform Group PLC

September 8, 2014
The Blavatnik Family Foundation Announces $20 Million Gift to Tel Aviv University

August 13, 2014
Harvard Business School Names 2014-2015 Blavatnik Fellows in Life Science Entrepreneurship

July 30, 2014
How One Billionaire's Bet On LyondellBasell Turned Into The Greatest Deal In Wall St. History

July 28, 2014
Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists Announce 2014 National Laureates

July 28, 2014
First Winners of Largest Prize for Young Scientists Announced

June 14, 2014
Heroes of the Great Patriotic War

June 10, 2014
The One&Only Ocean Club hotel in the Bahamas has reportedly been sold.

June 5, 2014
Access Industries Announces Acquisition of One&Only Ocean Club

June 4, 2014
Interview: Ngaire Woods, Blavatnik School of Government

May 21, 2014
Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists Announce 30 Finalists

April 29, 2014
Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists Competition Receives 322 Outstanding Candidate Nominations

February 18, 2014
Miami Beach condo project scores $300M loan

August 29, 2013
Blavatnik Award In JPMorgan Case Raised To $63M

August 27, 2013
Billionaire Blavatnik Wins $42.5 Million JPMorgan Award

August 27, 2013
Blavatnik wins $50m in JPMorgan lawsuit

July 16, 2013
Len Blavatnik invests $400m in e-commerce fund Rocket Internet

July 4, 2013
Media Group Perform Buys Opta Sport Data

July 1, 2013
Warner Music Group Completes Acquisition of Parlophone Label Group

June 28, 2013
Learning how to lead the world; Big things are expected of the first intake of Oxford’s new School of Government

June 20, 2013
Announcing Regional Winners and Finalists of the 2013 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Competition

June 3, 2013
Billionaire Len Blavatnik Pledges $30M to Fund Young Scientists and Keep Innovation in the U.S.

June 3, 2013
Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Launched Nationally

June 1, 2013
Billionaire and Science Academy Create Annual Prizes

May 27, 2013
Blavatnik School of Computer Science Celebrates 5 Years of Excellence

May 17, 2013
Blavatnik Backs Scorsese's Silence

April 29, 2013
$50M gift from the Blavatnik Family Foundation

April 29, 2013
Harvard initiative receives $50m; Meant to speed path to therapy

April 26, 2013
Students On Course for World Leadership

April 8, 2013
Blavatnik Family Foundation to provide $10 million grant for immunobiology research at Yale; scientists to explore a new paradigm underlying inflammation and chronic disease.

March 21, 2013
Rosneft Finalizes Acquisition of TNK-BP

March 21, 2013
Rosneft Pays Out In Historic Tnk-Bp Deal Completion

March 6, 2013
Beats Gets $60 Million Investment to Build Daisy Service

March 6, 2013
Warner Music's Blavatnik Leads $60 Million Funding of Beats' Daisy Music Subscription Services

March 4, 2013
The Forbes 2013 World's Billionaires List

January 14, 2013
Len Blavatnik's LyondellBasell Trade Is Becoming Legendary

December 12, 2012
Rosneft and AAR Consortium sign sale and purchase agreement for the 50% stake in TNK-BP

December 6, 2012
The Tipping Point

December 6, 2012
Alan Faena, The Developer Behind The $550M Revival Of Miami's Saxony Hotel

December 3, 2012
Prize Money for Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Doubled for 2013 and Beyond

October 8, 2012
Deezer Announces New Funds From Access Industries To Accelerate Worldwide Roll-Out

July 19, 2012
Consultation on Blavatnik School of Government Building Begins

July 5, 2012
IDB Development Completes Sale of 49.9% in Clal Industries to Access Industries

May 29, 2012
Cannes 2012: 'Butler' Ushers in New Era for Icon UK Group

May 23, 2012
Two Rockefeller Postdocs Win Blavatnik Awards

May 21, 2012
Winners and Finalists Named in the New York Academy of Sciences' 2012 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Competition

May 21, 2012
IDB Group Agrees to Sell 49.9% Stake in Clal Industries to Access Industries

April 19, 2012
Tango Raises $40 Million in Series C Financing

March 25, 2012
Oxford's New School of Government

March 19, 2012
ThanksUSA's Irish-American Public Service Awards Celebrate Irish-American Heritage and America's Military Families

March 5, 2012
The Artist and Disruptive Technology in Art and Education

February 24, 2012
Apollo Global Management Leads $7.15 Billion Acquisition of El Paso's Exploration and Production Company

February 16, 2012
Mnemosyne Pharmaceuticals Inc. Completes $5.4 Million Series A Round to Support Drug Discovery

February 8, 2012
Benefactors boost Middle East studies at the University of Sussex with funding for research and a new Chair in Modern Israel Studies

December 19, 2011
Access BridgeGap Ventures to Focus on Early-Stage Therapeutic Opportunities

November 14, 2011
The New York Academy of Sciences Introduces Translational Science Initiative, Announces Winners of 2011 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

November 1, 2011
Using A Light Barrier To Repel Mosquitoes

October 24, 2011
Lives of the Great Patriotic War: The Untold Stories of Soviet Jewish Soldiers in the Red Army During WWII

October 6, 2011
University of Oxford announces major steps in preparation for 2012 opening of Blavatnik School of Government

July 20, 2011
Access Industries, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Warner Music Group Corp.

June 9, 2011
The New York Academy of Sciences Announces Finalists for the 2011 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

May 6, 2011
Access Industries To Acquire Warner Music Group In $3.3 Billion All-Cash Transaction

November 28, 2010
Three Israelis Win Blavatnik Awards

November 16, 2010
The New York Academy of Sciences Announces 2010 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists at Annual Gala

November 8, 2010
Blavatnik Family Foundation Grant for Innovation in Arts and Technology Awarded to Sarah Lawrence College

September 25, 2010
A Billionaire Army of One Vs. a Bank

September 20, 2010
Oxford University Launches the Blavatnik School of Government

September 21, 2010
Manmohan Welcomes New Oxford Centre

September 20, 2010
Major Donation Funds New School for 'Leaders of Tomorrow'

September 20, 2010
Oxford University Launches School to Groom World Leaders

September 20, 2010
Oxford Expands with Billionaire's #75m Gift

September 20, 2010
Oxford University to Open School of Government

September 19, 2010
New School at Oxford Aims to Train Future Leaders

September 19, 2010
Oxford Unveils School for Leaders

July 16, 2010
Earth Scientist is a Finalist for Blavatnik Award

July 14, 2010
Professor Named Finalist in New York Academy of Sciences' Blavatnik Awards

July 2, 2010
Finalists Named in Prestigious Young Scientists Award

July 1, 2010
Moscow Exhibit Gives a Voice to Jewish Red Army Soldiers

June 17, 2010
Finalists Named in the New York Academy of Sciences 2010 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Competition

June 17, 2010
University of Oxford to Establish New School of Government

April 30, 2010
Access Industries Statement on the Completion of LyondellBasells Restructuring

April 28, 2010
Access Industries Increases R.G.E. Ownership Position

March 15, 2010
LyondellBasell Announces Receipt of U.S. Bankruptcy Court Approval of Significant Steps in its Chapter 11 Proceedings

February 18, 2010
Blavatnik Family Foundation is Proud to Sponsor the Russian Museum Exhibit Entitled "Joseph R. Beyrle - A Hero of Two Nations"

February 16, 2010 Launches Extension of Mobile Broadband Throughout Scandinavia Selects Ericsson to Step Up Technology and Coverage

February 1, 2010
Boomerang Tube, LLC Finalizes Funding for State-of-the-Art OCTG and Line Pipe Facility in Liberty, Texas

January 22, 2010
Rusal Prices IPO at Premium

November 17, 2009
The New York Academy of Sciences Announces Winners of the 2009 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

November 1, 2009
Access Industries' Media Affiliate Backs Stewart Till In Acquisition of Icon UK

October 8, 2009 Acquires Danish Operations

March 10, 2009
Access Secures's Future in Sweden

February 20, 2009
Access Industries Acquires's Norwegian Operations

January 30, 2009
Blavatnik Family Foundation Gives Harvard $10 Million

January 14, 2009
Looking In: Robert Frank's The Americans

January 6, 2009
LyondellBasell's U.S. Operations and one of its European Holding Companies File Chapter 11 to Restructure Balance Sheet

November 19, 2008
Promising researchers honored with second annual New York Academy of Sciences Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

November 13, 2008
Babylon: Myth and Reality at the British Museum (November 13, 2008 - March 15, 2009)

October 15, 2008
The Blavatnik Archive Foundation Co-Sponsors International Conference Entitled Soviet Jewish Soldiers, Jewish Resistance, and Jews in the USSR During the Holocaust

September 30, 2008
Access Industries Supports Tate Modern Rothko Exhibition

September 30, 2008
Access Industries Acquires Majority Stake in AutoLocator

September 4, 2008
AAR and BP Move to Resolve Joint Venture Dispute

June 30, 2008
Blavatnik Family Foundation Donates $5 Million to Expand Computer Science at Tel Aviv University

June 24, 2008
Access Industries Sponsors Major Retrospective of J.M.W. Turner at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (July 1 - September 21, 2008)

June 1, 2008
Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

December 20, 2007
Basell and Lyondell Complete Merger Creating LyondellBasell Industries

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