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Glass Lewis integrates CGLytics data set and analytical tools for its proxy vote recommendations and custom policy offerings

SAN FRANCISCO & AMSTERDAM & LONDON-Friday 7 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Glass Lewis, the world’s leading independent provider of governance and engagement support services, and CGLytics, a leading provider of governance data and analytics globally, today announced an expansion of their strategic partnership. CGLytics will serve as the global provider of compensation datasets and analytics to Glass Lewis, with an initial focus on North American, Australian and European markets.

Building on the success of the firms’ existing European partnership, Glass Lewis will now utilize CGLytics’ extensive compensation data in its proxy research and voting recommendations on executive compensation and Say on Pay, and integrate the same data into the proxy voting policies of institutional investors via its vote ... Read more »

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BANGALORE, India & EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J.-Friday 7 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that Rishad Premji, Chief Strategy Officer and Member of the Board, will take over as the Executive Chairman of the company.

Azim Premji, one of the pioneers of the Indian technology industry and Founder of Wipro Limited, will retire as Executive Chairman upon the completion of his current term on July 30, 2019 after having led the company for 53 years. However, he will continue to serve on the Board as Non-Executive Director and Founder Chairman.

The Board has also announced that Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director Abidali Z. Neemuchwala will be re-designated as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. These changes will be effective July 31, 2019, subject to shareholder approval.

Az ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Monday 3 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Analytics, a global provider of financial and economic intelligence, has won the Consensus Economics 2018 Forecast Accuracy Award for the United States.

To determine the winner, Consensus Economics examined forecasts for the growth in US gross domestic product (GDP) and consumer prices (CPI) in 2018 made between January 2017 and December 2018. Moody’s Analytics projections, based on its model of the global economy as overseen by Chief Economist Mark Zandi, were the most accurate.

“We’re honored to earn this recognition from Consensus Economics, which reinforces our commitment to bringing clients reliable forecasts and insights,” said Cris deRitis, Deputy Chief Economist, who manages the team that maintains the forecasts. “Our clients rely on us to provide trusted economic scenarios for their strategic planning and risk management needs.”

Moo ... Read more »

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In Asia Pacific and Middle East 

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 9 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

As the World’s No.1 DLP projector brand, BenQ garnered No.1 4K projector market share in Asia Pacific and the Middle East for five consecutive quarters. BenQ continues to take a stance at the No.1 Position in Q1'19 across the Middle East, with 65.54% in Saudi Arabia & 33.76% in UAE. In the countries Japan, India, Thailand, it also ranked No.1 in the 4K projector segment during the same period.

BenQ continually develops leading technologies and brings better visual experience to lives. The exclusive Cinematic Color™ technology presents precise color as directors envisioned and conveys feelings to viewers. BenQ continues to embrace innovative technologies, to offer the new 4K home projectors for AV professionals, home cinema users and people who are looking for big screen home entertainment, bringing the 4K HDR immersive viewing experience to live ... Read more »

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan-Sunday 9 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502/NYSE: TAK) today announced that the Phase 3 TOURMALINE-AL1 clinical trial in patients with relapsed or refractory systemic light-chain (AL) amyloidosis did not meet the first of two primary endpoints. Treatment with NINL ... Read more »

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EINDHOVEN, Netherlands-Sunday 9 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MUSA is the world’s first surgical robot for open microsurgery. This robotic assistant is clinically and commercially available after the medical device CE-mark was issued by notified body DEKRA recently. Microsure’s MUSA is developed by a team of microsurgeons and engineers, creating a high-precision robotic assistant that is compatible with current operating techniques, workflow, instruments and other OR-equipment. It enhances surgical performance by stabilizing and scaling down the surgeon’s movements during complex microsurgical procedures on sub-millimeter scale.

Microsure’s MUSA e.g. enables lymphatic surgery on lymph vessels smaller than 0.3 mm in diameter. Plastic surgeons at Maastricht University Medical Center+ were the first to use MUSA to surgically treat lymphedema in a patient. This world's premier super-microsurgical intervention with 'robot hands ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Sunday 9 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announced today that it would publish the historical values of the assets under management (“AUM”) in ETFs linked to its indexes as of the last day of, and the monthly average for, May 2019 on or about June 14, 2019. The information can be found under the link “AUM in ETFs Linked to MSCI Indexes” on MSCI’s Investor Relations website at http://ir.msci.com/aum-etf. Until further notice, MSCI expects this AUM data to be published mid-month going forward. Notice of a new publication date, if any, will be posted on the first business day of the month on the same website.

About MSCI Inc.

MSCI Inc. is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. With over 45 years of expertise in research, da ... Read more »

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Entries Are Now Open For the 2019 MEPRA Awards,

Celebrating the Most Creative and Impactful Campaigns for the Middle East Communications Industry

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 9 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) today issued a call for entries for the 2019 MEPRA Awards, which celebrates and recognises the most creative and impactful campaigns and practitioners in the Middle East.  This year, the 11th edition, marks the largest-ever edition of the awards, with new categories for te ... Read more »

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