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• Strong underlying growth year-to-date driven by business momentum and execution of the Global Opex Initiative; Underlying Core Earnings +32.3% with margin expansion of 530 basis points

• Reported results impacted by large one-time gains in FY2017 and Shire related costs in FY2018

 

OSAKA, Japan-Monday 4 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502)(NYSE:TAK):

Underlying Revenue +4.8% year-to-date with growth of prescription drug portfolio in all regions

    Solid Underlying Revenue growth of +4.8%, with continued strong momentum from Takeda's Growth Drivers (Gastroenterology, Oncology, Neuroscience and Emerging Markets), which grew +10.5%.
    Key growth products Entyvio (+35.1%), Ninlaro (+36.6%) and Trintellix (+19.5%) were important drivers of revenue growth, as were the products obtained through the Ariad acquisition in 201 ... Read more »

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With More Than 30 Years of Strategic Corporate Experience, He Is Positioning the Company for Growth in Greater China and Worldwide

SANTA CLARA, Calif.-Thursday 31 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. today announced that veteran technology executive Patrick Li has joined the company as President of Greater China.

Mr. Li brings more than 30 years of proven leadership in developing and execution of business growth plans in China and worldwide, increasing company revenue and profit, and establishing strong ecosystem partnerships in a variety of technology fields ranging from consumer and enterprise to automotive, networking, storage, and communications, in China, Asia-Pacific, and worldwide.

Most recently, he served as China Chief Executive of Ingram Micro. Before that, he served as CEO of Orange Business Services, transforming the company from a network service provider to an ICT infrastructure service provider. He ... Read more »

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New HoloParking System Saves Time and Relieves the Hassle of Parking

BEIJING-Friday 1 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. supplies industry-leading lidar sensors for a new autonomous driving technology from HoloMatic that frees travelers from the burden of time-consuming searches for parking spots. The HoloMatic system, called HoloParking, is China’s first smart valet parking solution that operates 24/7 and in all weather conditions.

Unlike parking assistance systems, HoloParking does not require the vehicle to be driven next to a parking spot. Rather, it allows a driver to leave a vehicle at the entrance of the parking lot. Using HoloParking, the vehicle then finds a parking spot and completes the parking maneuver on its own without human supervision. For pickup, the returning driver can start the system remotely and the vehicle will automatically drive from the parking spot to the boarding area. Throughout this process, ... Read more »

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NAIROBI, Kenya & OSAKA, Japan-Sunday 3 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- World Vision and Panasonic Corporation have launched an Off-grid Solutions Project in Narok County, Kenya. Panasonic has donated power supply stations, solar storage devices, solar lanterns and other lighting equipment at the launching ceremony held on January 31, 2019, in Ilkimati community in Narok.

This Off-grid Solutions Project is one of Panasonic's corporate social responsibility initiatives that are aimed at celebrating the centennial of the company's founding. This project is intended for communities in Asia and Africa with a large off-grid population, where Panasonic works with NGOs that are making efforts to address social issues. In Kenya, World Vision implements this two-year project as the partner organization (To learn more about the project: http://panasonic.net/sustainability/en/power/solution/).

The project will bring solar powered electricity t ... Read more »

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Acquisition Expands FLIR’s Unmanned Systems Solutions with Advanced Airframes, Sensors, and Flight Management Software for Government and Defense Customers

 

WILSONVILLE, Ore.-Wednesday 30 January 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has acquired Aeryon Labs Inc., a leading developer of high-performance unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for the global military, public safety, and critical infrastructure markets for $200 million. Aeryon’s vertical takeoff and landing quad-copter airframes integrate multiple sensors, including FLIR thermal technology, to provide users with immediate high-resolution intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capability.

Based in Waterloo, Canada, and with offices in Denver and Salt Lake City, Aeryon Labs was founded in 2007 and is a leading designer and manufacturer of mission-focused Group 1 UAS solutions built around aircraft under 20 po ... Read more »

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Velodyne Sponsorship of RoboNation Brings State-of-the-Art Lidar Technology and Skills to Future Engineers

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Friday 1 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At the 2018 Maritime RobotX Challenge, Velodyne Lidar, Inc. contributed mentorship and lidar sensors to 15 university teams competing in an autonomous maritime competition. Held in Honolulu, Hawaii in December 2018, RobotX brought together teams from universities in the United States, Australia, China, Japan, Taiwan, and Singapore.

Participating teams built their vessels from the ground up, equipping them with propulsion, sensor, and control systems. Velodyne’s Puck™ and Ultra Puck™ lidar sensors were the key perception components enabling the vessels to operate autonomously.

During the competition, the teams’ autonomous boats demonstrated navigation and control, obstacle avoidance, location and sequence, identification and docking, detection and deli ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Friday 1 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of indexes, portfolio analytics, and services for global investors, today announced its latest factor innovation, the MSCI Multi-Asset Class Factor Model (MSCI MAC Factor Model), a multi-tiered model that helps investors analyze key portfolio exposures across asset classes through an integrated and consistent framework.

Over the last decade, technology, regulatory changes, and the popularity of passive investments have continued to disrupt the active management landscape. As investors continue to focus on outcomes, their demand for investment solutions aligned with those outcomes continues to increase. Increasingly, we believe the ability to construct and communicate allocation decisions across multiple asset classes will become more valuable.

The MSCI MAC Factor Model can help investors adapt to the rapidly shifting landscape. It supports a factor-base ... Read more »

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 • First Papal Visit to Arabian Peninsula starts in Abu Dhabi on 3 February

• Pope Francis to hold discussions with one of world’s most foremost Muslims – His Eminence the Grand Imam of Al Azhar Dr. Ahmed At-Tayyeb

• Papal Mass for 135,000 in UAE capital on 5 February

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Saturday 2 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

His Holiness Pope Francis, head of the Catholic Church, has sent a message on the importance of peaceful tolerance, interfaith dialogue and coexistence ahead of his historic visit to the UAE on 3 February.

It will be the first time a Pope has ever visited the Arabian Peninsula and the highlight of his visit is a Papal Mass for 135,000 people in Abu Dhabi on 5 February.

When His Holiness arrives in Abu Dhabi it will also mark the start of a series of meetings with His Eminence The Grand Imam of Al Azhar Dr. Ahmed At-Tayyeb – one of the world’s most foremost M ... Read more »

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