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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. & NEW YORK-Tuesday, August 8th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GA Telesis, LLC (“GA Telesis”) and Wafra Capital Partners Inc. (“WCP Inc.”) jointly announced today that GA Telesis has raised a new $500 million investment vehicle from institutional and private clients advised by WCP Inc. to establish a second aviation investment vehicle focused on aircraft and engine investment opportunities. This capital raise constitutes the second round of funding from WCP Inc.

The vehicle will be named GA Telesis Aviation Investments 2 LLC (“GAIN 2”) and will be managed by GA Telesis Capital Management, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of GA Telesis. Together with this capital raise, GA Telesis’ own capital, and existing credit facilities, GA Telesis Aviation Investments LLC’s capacity for investments is up to $2 billion.

In 2014, GA Telesis and WCP Inc. launched GAIN 1. The vehicle ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Monday, August 7th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6841) announces that it has developed sustainability goals for the year 2050 that will guide its efforts to make the world a better place for future generations.

Yokogawa’s efforts to achieve a sustainable society are in keeping with the Paris Agreement, which was adopted in 2015 by the 21st Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) to provide a basis for global efforts to tackle issues related to climate change. The agreement calls for the achievement of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the second half of this century. Also in 2015, the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development centering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Through these initiatives, a global consensus is developing on how to address these issues, and the direction that companies should t ... Read more »

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AJMAN, United Arab Emirates -Monday, August 7th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

Organised by the Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman, the 4th annual Liwa Ajman Dates Festival successfully concluded at the Emirates Hospitality Centre on Friday, August 4.

Now in its fourth year, the festival celebrates the country’s rich heritage and traditions, providing residents and visitors with a unique opportunity to learn more about the importance of date palm trees, the farming industry and types of produce grown in the country.

The three-day festival included a number of educational lectures, providing an opportunity for farmers from the region to share best practices on different cultivation techniques, challenges, and ways to improve the production of a variety of dates. In addition, as part of the ATDD’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CS ... Read more »

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