• Virgin's Richard Branson, tech investor Steve Case distance themselves from Saudi Arabia over alleged Khashoggi killing

    2 monthes ago - By Washington Post

    Western business leaders, including Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and tech investor Steve Case, distanced themselves from Saudi Arabia over the disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi.
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  • Richard Branson Suspends Talks on Saudi Arabian Space Investments Over Missing Journalist and Government Critic

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    In the wake of the disappearance of journalist and prominent critic of the current Saudi Arabian leadership Jamal Khashoggi, Richard Branson has suspended his discussions over the government investing in his Virgin Galactic and Virgin Orbit space-tourism projects, Branson told The Guardian .
    Branson is the most prominent business leader yet to back away from the Saudi government after Khashoggi went missing following entering the Saudi Arabian embassy in Turkey on Oct. 2. Khashoggi's fate is unknown, but Turkish authorities have told reporters they believe a team of Saudi security agents...
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  • Virgin's Branson halts talks on $1 billion Saudi investment in space ventures

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    British billionaire Richard Branson said on Thursday that his Virgin Group would suspend its discussions with Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund over a planned $1 billion investment in the group's space ventures, in light of events involving missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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  • Richard Branson and Virgin Group are cutting ties with the Saudi Government after the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

    Richard Branson and Virgin Group are cutting ties with the Saudi Government after the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Group are severing their business relationships with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia .
    In a blog post on Virgin Group's website, Branson announced that Virgin Galatic and Virgin Orbit will suspend its business dealings with the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia.
    The decision to cut business ties with Saudi Arabia comes after the disappearance of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Saudi Consulate in Turkey last week.
    Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Group are severing their business relationships with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its leader Crown Prince...
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