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 Research suggests that about 45 percent of couples face infertility problems as it is not only limited to women


Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 13 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Valentine’s Day is commemorated all over the world as a symbol of love and Fakih IVF Fertility Center in Dubai will celebrate the untold love between parents-to-be and unborn children, with free expert consultations on first visits to the clinic and discount on all IVF Packages for the month of February.

“Valentine’s Day is a time to value relationships. However, infertility can lead to stress and can also get emotionally draining. To ensure that we take the anxiety away from couples, we aim to guide parents-to-be on alternative methods and its benefits that can help them conceive. Our goal is to not just nurture relationships, but help individuals pursue their dreams of becoming parents despite facing problems with fertility,” said Dr ... Read more »

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— Strong growth in net sales of non-motorcycle product categories —

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7272)(ISIN:JP3942800008) announced today that for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018, consolidated net sales of 1,673.1 billion yen were up 0.2% from the previous year. The company saw a decrease in operating income of 9 billion yen (6.0%), while ordinary income dropped 10.9% to 138.0 billion yen, and net income for the period attributable to parent company shareholders was down 8.1% to 93.4 billion yen.

Net sales increased on the back of strong results in the emerging markets motorcycle business, the marine business, and the industrial machinery and robots business.

Operating income saw increased profitability improvements thanks to sales increases in the marine business and industrial machinery & robots segment, as well as from development and manufacturing methods of platform models and global models in the motorc ... Read more »

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LONDON-Monday 11 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Institutional Investors with assets under management of USD 33 trillion continue to want more information from portfolio companies about board composition and business strategy and sustainability related topics, according to Morrow Sodali’s annual Institutional Investor Survey, released today. The survey highlights several areas of concern for investors looking ahead to voting proxies at 2019 annual shareholder meetings:

    Clear articulation of a company’s business strategy and goals;
    Directors’ skills, qualifications, experience and individual contribution to the effectiveness of the board;
    Detailed business rationale for board decisions and their alignment with strategy and financial performance;
    Climate change, the leading sustainability risk factor.

The Morrow Sodali survey, t ... Read more »

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• Presidents, Prime Ministers, business leaders, philanthropists gather in Dubai to map-out sustainable future for citizens

• Rwanda President Paul Kagame: Africa can realize its full potential if it becomes a united continent

• Imran Khan, Harrison Ford, Christine Lagarde, Tony Robbins, Sheikh Hamdan among speakers

• Pope Francis makes historic video address

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Tuesday 12 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Global political and business decision makers, NGOs and philanthropists chose the seventh World Government Summit (WGS 2019) in Dubai to create a vision for a brighter, more sustainable future world this week.

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke of a new era for investment opportunities in the country as it seeks to unshackle itself from the corruption that has marred its reputation for many years.

Paul Ka ... Read more »

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Acquisition of Proven Leader in Mission-Critical Robotics Systems for $385M Will Provide FLIR Entry Into Attractive Unmanned Ground Vehicles Market for Military, Public Safety, and Critical Infrastructure

WILSONVILLE, Ore.-Wednesday 13 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Endeavor Robotic Holdings, Inc., a leading developer of battle-tested, tactical unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) for the global military, public safety, and critical infrastructure markets, from Arlington Capital Partners for $385 million in cash. Endeavor’s highly-mobile and easy to operate ground robots utilize advanced sensing and actuation in providing explosive ordnance disposal, reconnaissance, inspection, and hazardous materials support for troops, police, and industrial users at stand-off range. Along with the recent acquisition of Aeryon Labs, FLIR has significantly e ... Read more »

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•    Sheikh Hamdan launches 7 trends for future cities 

•    Sheikh Mohammed reviews 150kph futuristic Sky Pods 

•    Costa Rica to be first carbon neutral nation in 2021 

•    Technology will free news from bias 

•    Dubai to become driverless city in 50 years

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Monday 11 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Urban areas can become the world’s food basket. So said the Crown Prince of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, in a holographic address at the seventh World Government Summit (WGS 2019) in Dubai today.

Also known as “Fazza” by his 7.2 million Instagram followers, Sheikh Hamdan’s futuristic speech was a spectacular display capturing the futuristic ambitions of the emirate in a theatrical setting worthy of a Prince for the future.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 12 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Global Beam Telecom, a leading satellite communications provider headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, today announced that it has signed a distributor agreement with ORBCOMM (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, to deliver ORBCOMM’s broad portfolio of IoT products and services to customers in a variety of industrial markets throughout the United Arab Emirates.

Through this agreement, ORBCOMM and Global Beam will provide asset tracking, monitoring and control solutions targeted for the transportation & distribution, heavy equipment, industrial fixed assets, oil & gas, maritime, mining, and government markets. ORBCOMM and Global Beam will enable customers to increase visibility and security over their fixed and mobile assets and gain operational efficiencies to streamline their business and improve logistics manageme ... Read more »

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 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Recognizes Per-Anders Edwards for Initial Development of 3D Motion Graphics Module’s Contribution to the Art of Filmmaking 

FRIEDRICHSDORF, Germany-Tuesday 12 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MAXON, the industry-leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, is pleased to announce the MoGraph module in the company’s cornerstone 3D professional application, Cinema 4D, was recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with a Technical Achievement Award (Academy Certificate). Principal architect and award recipient, Per-Anders Edwards of MAXON, accepted the award at the annual Sci-Tech Awards Presentation held February 9, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.

The Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards honor the men, women and companies whose discoveries and innovations have contributed in significant and lasti ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 12 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Joint venture between US investment bank and Abu Dhabi-headquartered investor KBBO Group closes landmark transactions and enhances asset management capabilities

Guggenheim KBBO Partners is pleased to announce that it has appointed Virginie Afota as head of its Asset Management division.

Ms. Afota, who joined in late 2018, has over 20 years of experience in asset management and special situations investing at prominent institutions including the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), Goldman Sachs and AXA Investment Managers. She holds three master’s degrees in Mathematics and Finance from Ecole Polytechnique, ENSAE and Stanford University.

Commenting on Ms. Afota’s appointment, Mohammad Barraj, CEO of Guggenheim KBBO Partners said: “We are excited to have Virginie join our team; appointing someone of her caliber to this role represents an exciting step for the fi ... Read more »

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