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- IBC offers expert views of application opportunities and possible pitfalls in this nascent sector -


LONDON -Friday, July 7th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) will come under real-world scrutiny at IBC2017, with opportunities throughout the show to learn more about these new technologies - from their current place in the market to the opportunities they offer, as well as examining technological challenges and user experiences.
Rikard Steiber, President Viveport and SVP Virtual Reality at HTC Vive, will give a conference keynote presentation on 16 September looking at the road ahead for VR. The session will look at the emerging swathe of consumer devices and services, such as the Viveport VR app store, as well as showcasing successful VR experiences across platforms, from entertainment to sports content.
While revenue forecasts for VR and AR over the next three years run into t ... Read more »

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Octapharma Activities Prominent at the Upcoming 2017 ISTH Congress in Berlin, Germany
LACHEN, Switzerland -Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Octapharma today announced that it will be actively involved in a wide range of activities at this year’s International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) Congress. The Congress will be held in Berlin, Germany from 8–13 July. Octapharma is delighted to be a Platinum Sponsor of the Congress, reflecting an ongoing commitment to advancing the treatment of patients with haemophilia and von Willebrand disease (VWD).
Octapharma will play a prominent role at the ISTH Congress with activities including two sponsored scientific symposia and seven poster presentations during the scientific sessions. Abstracts of the posters will be published in the Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis journal after the Congress.
The addition of Nuwiq®, a human cell-line derived recom ... Read more »

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Organised by Hawkamah, the conference aimed to build knowledge and underscored the importance of diversity and the independence of Boards in the MENA regionDubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

Corporate governance practitioners, drivers and regulators from the region gathered at the Corporate Governance Forum organised by Hawkamah recently, at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

Adequate and effective corporate governance is considered by many to be a critical component in supporting Boards and management to navigate uncertainty and deliver long term sustainable value to shareholders and stakeholders.

Accentuating the importance of an independent Board as a benchmark to judge the performance of a corporate entity and its contribution to the national economy, the forum facilitated discussions on the independence of Boards in the region, the value created by independent Board members and regional challenges.

Open ... Read more »

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● Acquisition creates a uniquely comprehensive automation portfolio for customers globally 

● Clear commitment to B&R's growth strategy, mid-term sales ambition of >$1 billion

● B&R becomes new global business unit “Machine & Factory Automation” 

● Commitment to growing B&R’s business is demonstrated by investment in new R&D center

● Transaction funded in cash, operational EPS accretive in year one

ZURICH-Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB today announced that it has completed its acquisition of B&R (Bernecker + Rainer Industrie-Elektronik GmbH), the largest independent provider focused on product- and software-based, open-architecture solutions for machine and factory automation worldwide. The transaction, which was announced on April 4, 2017, is financed in cash and expected to be operationally EPS accretive in the first year.
“I am very p ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO -Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is proud to announce the appointment of its Global Board of Directors led by Global Chairman and CEO, Mark Vorsatz. Andersen Global was established in 2014 as the international entity surrounding the development of a seamless professional services model providing best-in-class tax and legal services around the world. Through its member firms and collaborating firms, Andersen Global now has a presence in more than 20 countries, and the Global Board was implemented as part of the overall governance structure that will support the global organization as it continues to expand.

Nine new members join the organization’s board and bring a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives: Bill Amon, Delphine Bariani, Ilan Ben-Eli, Pablo Ibanez, Joseph Karczewski, Ellen MacNeil, Jaime Olleros, Dorice Pepin, and Joseph Toce.

“I am very pleased to announce this G ... Read more »

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 The global lighting solutions leader is positioned for continued success in automotive, mobile, IoT and illumination markets 

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lumileds announced that funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (together with its subsidiaries, “Apollo”), and Royal Philips completed their previously disclosed transaction, resulting in Lumileds operating as an independent company. Lumileds develops lighting solutions for the automotive, mobile, IoT and illumination segments, enabling customers to push the boundaries of light.

As announced in December 2016, Apollo and Philips agreed to a transaction where Philips would sell 80.1% interest in Lumileds to certain funds managed by Apollo and retain the remaining 19.9% interest in the company. Apollo is a leading global alternative investment manager with assets under management of approximately USD 197 billion* in private equit ... Read more »

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 - Selected for leading domain knowledge, business model scalability and product roadmap- - Selected for leading domain knowledge, business model scalability and product roadmap- PARIS-Thursday, July 6th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Murex, a global leader in trading, risk management and processing solutions has been positioned at the top of the market potential axis in the RiskTech Quadrant® for FRTB solutions 2017 published by Chartis Research.

This detailed report outlines many of the challenges facing banks as they adapt their IT infrastructure to comply with FRTB. Chartis explores current FRTB technology trends, such as integration between front office and risk, and the rise of cloud offerings. In the analysis, software solution providers are evaluated on risk aggregation, risk factor data model, data architecture and data integration capabilities.

Chartis advises banks to move towards flexible, scalable and integrated platforms, while ... Read more »

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