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Timor Telecom leverages synergies between SES’s GEO and O3b MEO satellite networks to fulfill residents’ wide-ranging connectivity needs


LUXEMBOURG-Monday, December 18th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Timor Telecom (TT), the largest telecommunications operator in Timor-Leste, has expanded its partnership with SES Networks to enable international voice traffic between Timor-Leste and the rest of the world, SES announced today.

Under the new agreement, TT will contract capacity on the high-powered NSS-12 geostationary earth orbit (GEO) satellite to establish a point-to-point link connecting Dili, Timor with Sintra, Portugal.

Today, residents of Timor-Leste benefit from high speed 4G/LTE mobile data and broadband services provided by TT, which are powered by SES’s O3b medium earth orbit (MEO) satellite network. With its capacity uptake on NSS-12, TT will broaden its suite of services with the carriage of international voice ... Read more »

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Dubai ,United Arab Emirates-Wednesday, December 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

United Arab Emirates-based NMC Healthcare has $800 million (Dh2.94 billion) available to start investing in 2018 in the Gulf and other markets, its chief executive told Reuters in an interview.

The London-listed firm, which is among the beneficiaries from recent growth in the Gulf’s health care sector, plans to acquire hospitals and other facilities, as well as smaller investments in In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) facilities in Europe, said Prasanth Manghat.

“We have an $800 million warchest available to us and see a lot of assets in the market that make sense for us,” said Manghat. “If you look at health care, there’s a shortage of quality of assets and from a usage point of view there’s a lot of assets.”

The company’s main business has historically been within the UAE, where it has both built and acquired hospitals, including the ac ... Read more »

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GOTHENBURG, Sweden -Wednesday, December 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mentice boosts its US development presence and adds a clinical training service line with the acquisition of Medical Simulation Corporation's (MSC) Medical Products division. Mentice is the global leader of simulation-based performance solutions for endovascular therapies.

Under the agreement, Mentice will acquire the assets of the MSC’s Medical Products division in a share based transaction.

“With this transaction Mentice gains a very experienced US-based development organization, supporting our North American customers along with a portfolio of solutions that will be leveraged in the Mentice VIST® product line,” says Goran Malmberg, CEO of Mentice. “Furthermore, we are adding clinical training services, providing our clients with an even wider choice of offerings. I believe this will greatly benefit both our current and new customers, clearly d ... Read more »

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 Modifies Management Committee Composition; Hires Alexia Gottschalch as Global Head of Client Strategy

NEW YORK -Wednesday, December 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwood Capital, LLC (“Rockwood”), a private real estate investment management firm, today announced that Peter Falco, Senior Managing Partner and a co-founder, will transition to the role of Senior Strategic Advisor beginning in January 2018. Consistent with the firm’s succession planning, Walter Schmidt, Senior Managing Partner and a co-founder, Tyson Skillings, Managing Partner, and Peter Kaye, Managing Partner, the other current members of the firm’s Management Committee, will remain in their current management roles with the continued support of the firm’s other partners: Bob Gray, a co-founder, David Becker, Tony LariƱo and David Streicher. Messrs. Schmidt, Skillings and Kaye have been with Rockwood, including its predecessors, for 31, 15, and 15 years, ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.-Monday, December 18th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

The UAE hosted the 4th Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies during 11-13 December 2017, under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Under the theme ‘Global Peace and the Fear of Islam: Countering the Spread of Extremism’, the ground-breaking event founded by H.E Shaykh Abdallah Bin Bayyah, President of the Forum, was held at St. Regis Hotel, Abu Dhabi Corniche, and attended by high-level officials and an elite group of scholars, intellectuals and religious leaders of different faiths.

The Forum discussed four main topics namely; Religion, Identity and World Peace; Islam and the World; Islam and the World: Ways to Rapprochement and Solidarity; and Fear of Islam: Causes and Contexts.

The opening session included keynote speeches by H.E Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolera ... Read more »

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