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GENEVA. - Wednesday, April 30th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) The outlook for convertible bonds is highly favourable as more companies turn to them for their financing needs and as investors increasingly see them as a valid alternative to both equities and bonds.

Convertible bonds combine the defensive qualities of straight bonds with the upside potential of equities, which gives them an asymmetric risk/return profile. This characteristic is a considerable advantage in the long term, as it enables this asset class to deliver equity-like performances with significantly lower volatility. The convexity of the asset class thus represents its main advantage and the reason clients add convertible bonds to their portfolios, as they provide an excellent way of diversifying a portfolio.

Union Bancaire Privée, having been an early believer in the many opportunities offered by the asset class, has been a forerunner in managing convertible bonds in Europe,. The team ... Read more »

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“We Build Environments” Presents Results of JM’s Continued Focus on Sustainability and Innovation

ME NewsWire/ Business Wire

DENVER - Thursday, May 1st 2014

Johns Manville (JM), a leading global manufacturer of energy-efficient building products and engineered specialty materials, today announced the publication of its 2013 Sustainability Report, “We Build Environments.” The publication is available in two formats (PDF and e-zine) on the company’s website at www.jm.com/sustainability.

“JM’s sustainability efforts have been rooted in our culture since the beginning of our company over 155 years ago, and continue to grow,” said Mary Rhinehart, JM president and CEO. “We are pleased with the progress we made in 2013, but we know that we still have a lot of work to do to be the company we want to be. We are driven to seek out innovative solutions to help us achieve our sustainability goals and con ... Read more »

Views: 101 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.04.2014

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. - Thursday, May 1st 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) At the AAN meeting in Philadelphia, two separate studies showed that electroCore’s non invasive vagus nerve stimulation (nVNS) therapy was effective in helping patients with different types of migraine. The first poster presentation, on April 28th, found that two hours after treatment with electroCore’s nVNS therapy patients who had both chronic migraine and medication overuse headache were pain free in 33% of attacks while significant pain relief (mild or no pain) was noted in 50% of attacks. In the second poster presented on May1st it was found that 45 % of patients, with migraine without aura, were pain free within 30 minutes of just one dose of nVNS therapy.
The poster on patients with chronic migraine and medicine overuse headache was presented by Professor Innocenzo Rainero [P1.262] from the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Torino, Italy. This pilot trial include ... Read more »

Views: 105 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.04.2014

INGELHEIM, Germany - Wednesday, April 30th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

    First results of the two confirmatory Phase III INPULSISTM trials investigating the efficacy and safety of nintedanib* in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)
    COPD: First Phase III results presented from the TOviTOTM trial programme for tiotropium + olodaterol fixed-dose combination (tiotropium + olodaterol FDC*)
    In total 14 abstracts with key data across IPF, COPD and asthma will be presented

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For media outside UK, U.S. and Canada

Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that the first results of the two confirmatory Phase III INPULSISTM trials, investigating nintedanib* in the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), will be presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference taking place 16 – 21 May in San Diego. IPF is a rare, debilitating and fatal lung di ... Read more »

Views: 111 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.04.2014 | Comments (0)

PayPal Identity Launched With Modern, Mobile-First, Omni-Channel Approach

ME NewsWire/ Business Wire

SAN JOSE, Calif - Thursday, May 1st 2014

PayPal has revolutionized the way people across the globe think about and use money. Today, PayPal announced transformational changes to its brand identity, including the unveiling of a new logo. The new look reflects PayPal’s simplicity, convenience and security, redesigned for today’s dynamic, mobile-first world. This is the first time PayPal has updated its identity since 2007.

“Our new brand identity goes far beyond an updated logo,” said David Marcus, PayPal’s president. “We have aligned this with our first global brand campaign. We’re setting a new expectation with our global consumers, developers and merchants: PayPal is redefining the future of money by putting people first. After all, money doesn't make the world go round, people do.”

The brand ... Read more »

Views: 86 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 05.04.2014 | Comments (0)