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LONDON-Thursday 27 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings has confirmed the financial strength rating of A- with a stable outlook for International General Insurance (IGI), the global specialist commercial insurer and reinsurer.

IGI also had its long-term issuer credit rating of A- reaffirmed by S&P. Both ratings remain unchanged from 2018.

“We are delighted to have our A-/Stable rating confirmed,” said Wasef Jabsheh, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at IGI. “IGI works hard to maintain a truly global company, with strong results, excellent management and sensible underwriting, matched with an increased adoption of technology and innovation.”

In March, IGI reported a solid set of full-year results for 2018. The company saw gross written premium (GWP) rise by 9.5% to US $301.56 million in 2018, compared to US $275.3 million the year before. The Group also anno ... Read more »

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Chinese Mobile Operators Leading Global Roll-out of Mobile IoT Based Solutions Using Mobile Networks; China is the World’s Largest IoT Market With Nearly 1 Billion Connections

SHANGHAI-Thursday 27 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Chinese mobile operators are leading the world in the deployment of transformative Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, the GSMA announced today. By connecting the estimated 960 million1 devices via cellular networks, the country is realising the value of the IoT and transforming society through mass market deployments of smart home, smart industry and smart city solutions. According to GSMA Intelligence, China is the world’s largest IoT market with 64 per cent of the 1.5 billion global cellular connections including the rapidly growing Mobile IoT licensed LPWA technologies2.

“Backed by proactive government support, China is now at the forefront in the development and mass deployment of innovative and tran ... Read more »

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PARIS LA DÉFENSE -Thursday 27 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Thales launches its new solution, Gemalto Instant Connect, a true out-of-the-box mobile subscription experience for eSIM-equipped devices.

    Users can now benefit from an automatic connection to a mobile network without the need of Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.

    OEMs and mobile operators will reduce costs and gain time as this new solution simplifies logistics, manufacturing and processes.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Thales announces the launch of Gemalto Instant Connect, a pioneering connectivity solution to simplify the connection of eSIM-enabled devices on a mobile network. While users are spared the inconvenience of establishing a Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connection to kick-start their mobile experience, OEMs and mobile operators can now provision devices with mobile connectivity at their first use, and not during manufacturing, saving both time and cost.

Connected PCs and ... Read more »

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New 5-year facility strengthens SES’ liquidity profile while the strong bank interest received underscores the attraction of SES as a strong investment grade company.

 

LUXEMBOURG -Thursday 27 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. is pleased to announce the successful renewal of the company’s EUR 1,200,000,000 Committed Revolving Credit Facility.

Following strong support from existing lenders ... Read more »

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AUSTIN, Texas-Thursday 27 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Phunware, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHUN) (the “Company”), a fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides products, solutions, data and services for brands worldwide, announced that Phun utility tokens are now available for purchase in international markets.

“Phun is a new utility token that enables the international community to participate in our blockchain-enabled data exchange and mobile loyalty ecosystem as we drive towards mainstream global adoption and future exchange listings,” said Randall Crowder, Chief Operating Officer of Phunware.

Phunware is an Austin, Texas, headquartered Company with 10 years of success working with the world’s largest organizations. Whether it is enabling immersive gaming and movie experiences for Paramount Pictures International, powering Juniper, Cisco or HP Aruba hardware for app-enabled location services or integ ... Read more »

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Diligent has integrated Blueprint OneWorld’s industry-leading entity management application, providing a single source of truth for global compliance 

NEW YORK -Thursday 27 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With its second major product announcement this week, Diligent today introduced the integration of its trusted entity management technology into the Governance Cloud with new powerful reporting and dashboard functionality. Diligent Entities, formerly Blueprint OneWorld, greatly improves transparency and decreases the burden and risks for subsidiary and entity management in a fast-paced, digital environment. This launch positions Diligent as the first of its kind to provide a holistic technology platform that can power modern governance, offering leadership and the board the most effective tools – from a board portal to secure file sharing to entity compliance – accessible in one place.

Business today is global and decentrali ... Read more »

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        LONDON-Thursday 27 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

MSCI will reclassify the MSCI Kuwait Index to Emerging Markets status, subject to availability of omnibus account structures and same National Investor Number (NIN) cross trades for international investors

MSCI to consult on the potential reclassification of the MSCI Iceland Index to Frontier Markets status

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, announces today that it will reclassify the MSCI Kuwait Index to Emerging Markets status, subject to omnibus account structures and same National Investor Number (NIN) cross trades being made available for international institutional investors before the end of November 2019. MSCI will communicate its final decision by December 31, 2019.

“Kuwait’s Market Development Project has set the path for the seamless implem ... Read more »

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