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INGELHEIM, Germany - Tuesday, July 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

    In older, untreated AML patients not suitable for intensive chemotherapy, volasertib* combined with chemotherapy led to prolonged survival times compared to chemotherapy alone
    Volasertib* also more than doubled remission rates
    AML is a rare type of aggressive cancer of the bone marrow and blood predominantly affecting adults over 60

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For media outside of the US/UK only

Summary:

Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) is an aggressive and devastating blood cancer.1,2 It predominantly affects people over 60 and is one of the most common adult leukaemias in the Western World.1 The current standard of care is intensive chemotherapy, but many older patients cannot tolerate this therapeutic approach; their options are limited and their prognosis is poor. For older AML patients not suitable for intensive chemotherapy, low dose ... Read more »

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Braun and F1 World Champion Seb Vettel launch Braun’s latest innovation in Silverstone

SILVERSTONE, England - Tuesday, July 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Braun and quadruple Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel launch a new wave of shaving with Braun WaterFlex – Braun’s latest innovation fully designed and engineered to explore shaving with water, foam and gel, transforming an electric shave into a whole new sensorial experience.
This exciting announcement marks the first year anniversary of Sebastian Vettel becoming the Global Brand Ambassador for Braun. Last year, Braun and Sebastian launched the ‘Hold on to your Dreams’ campaign which inspires men worldwide to pursue their dreams and never give up on them. This is the story of steely determination, in racing, in engineering, in pursuing and fulfilling men’s dreams. Now, with the launch of the new Braun WaterFlex, their collaboration is stronger than ever. Bo ... Read more »

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Together Information -

TOKYO - Monday, July 7th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Tec Corporation has launched a new global go-to-market brand, Together Information for its Printing Solutions Business within the Global Solutions Business Group.

Based in Tokyo, Toshiba is a leading provider of in-store retail, office, and supply chain business solutions. In Printing Solutions Business, in addition to its core business, the strategy of differentiation based on unique factors, including the eco solutions and vertical solutions is set to enhance the business. Toshiba’s unique eco solutions contribute to the customers from both ecological and economic perspective with the flagship environmental technology including world’s first paper reusable system. Toshiba’s vertical solutions, based on versatile information technologies, provide its unique value especially to the customers in retail, logistics, and manufacturing industries.

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DOHA, Qatar - Tuesday, July 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

QNB Group, one of the World’s Strongest Banks and the leading bank in the Middle East and North Africa, announced its results for the six months ended 30 June 2014.

For the six months of 2014, Net Profit was QR5.1 billion (USD1.4 billion), up by 7.0% compared to last year.

The Group’s prudent cost control policy and strong revenue generating capability allowed it to maintain an efficiency ratio (cost to income ratio) of 21.5%, which is considered one of the best ratios among financial institutions in the region.

Total assets increased by 7.9% from June 2013 to reach QR466 billion (USD127.9 billion), the highest ever achieved by the Group. This was the result of a strong growth rate of 10.1% in loans and advances to reach QR326 billion (USD89.6 billion).

The Group was able to maintain the ratio of non-performing loans to gross loans at 1.6%, a level considered one of the lowest amon ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France - Tuesday, July 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, today announced the appointment of Sebastien Peries as Group General Counsel, in charge of all Legal, Tax and Insurance activities with immediate effect.

Sebastien joins OT from Danone where he was General Counsel for Corporate Affairs since 2006. He was in charge of the Group’s major legal issues (regarding notably financing, governance, public M&A, financial communication, investor relations, human resources and litigation). In 2009 he also took on responsibility for the secretarial work of the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee.

Previously, Sebastien worked at Allen & Overy, one of the major UK law firms, where he managed several significant M&A transactions for international and French clients. He began his career in 1996 as a lawyer at Andersen Legal (the Frenc ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, July 8th 2014 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Rohatyn Group (“TRG”), an independent investment firm focused on emerging markets, today announced that TRG Growth Fund II has sold its minority stake in Transportadora de Gas Internacional S.A. ESP (“TGI”) to majority shareholder Empresa de Energia de Bogota S. AS. ESP (“EEB”), for $880 million. EEB, a leading energy holding company in Colombia with interests across the electricity and natural gas sectors, is a publicly listed company controlled by the District of Bogota.

TGI is the largest natural gas transportation company in Colombia with a network of 3,957 kilometers of pipelines and a total delivery capacity of 730 million cubic feet per day. The company transports natural gas through eight main pipelines and several secondary branches located to cover all major urban and industrial centers throughout Colombia. TRG Growth Fund II acquired a minority stake i ... Read more »

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