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CIO Ilfryn Carstairs to Join Co-Founder CEO George Hicks at Helm

MINNEAPOLIS & SINGAPORE -Tuesday 16 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Värde Partners, a leading global alternative investment firm, today announced that Ilfryn Carstairs will join George Hicks, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, as Co-CEO, effective January 1, 2020. George co-founded Värde Partners 25 years ago and intends to transition to an Executive Chair role in 2022. Ilfryn will retain his role as Global CIO.

“Transition is a process and involves the entirety of the firm. The roles Ilfryn and I play are just part of that process whereby a new generation of leaders succeed the founders,” said George. “Ilfryn joined us 12 years into this journey and has grown as both an investor and a leader. His skills in both pursuits will enable Värde to continue delivering for our investors and will help to ensure that we maintain our strong culture long into the future ... Read more »

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STATS and Perform Combine to Offer Most Advanced Platform for Media and Tech, Betting, and Team Performance

CHICAGO & LONDON -Tuesday 16 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, STATS and Perform completed regulatory and closing requirements to officially combine creating the leading sports company in artificial intelligence (AI) and data, operating under the new name Stats Perform ( By harnessing the most advanced sports AI research and development, Stats Perform will provide deeper, more robust data and insights essential to a growing portfolio of global partners.

Stats Perform brings the deepest breadth of data, sports research, news and video content, and unrivaled AI-powered solutions to sports media and broadcasters, technology companies, global brands, sportsbooks, teams and leagues, and fantasy providers. Stats Perform powers storytelling through natural language generation for sports broadcasters and tech companies, ... Read more »

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Casablanca, Morocco-Tuesday 16 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

HSEVEN, Africa’s largest accelerator is launching “HSEVEN DISRUPT AFRICA”, an ambitious startup acceleration program designed for entrepreneurs of the Moroccan and African diaspora. The 6-month program will provide a seed investment of €150,000 plus an eventual investment of €500,000 to €1.5 million. 

HSEVEN DISRUPT AFRICA is designed to support exceptional entrepreneurs building high-impact startups, and targets seed and early stage startups with 2 to 5 founders that are eager to impact Africa through innovative services, products and business models.

The program will start with a global call for applications, followed by an international selection roadshow in New York, Montréal, San Francisco, Shanghai, Dubaï, Londres, Amsterdam, Paris, Casablanca.

The selected startups will benefit from a seed investment of €150,000 at the beginning of the program for ... Read more »

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Second edition of GIAS will be held from January 27-29

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 16 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of UAE has announced that the second edition of Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS) 2020, themed ‘Enabling Global Aviation Growth through Fund Raising and Key Partnerships’ will be held in Dubai from January 27-29.

Over 200 investors and 1,200 delegates, besides selected government officials, aviation organisations, finance & insurance firms, aviation asset owners, aircraft operators & logistic service providers and legal consultants are expected to turn up at the event.

While disclosing the details of the summit Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the GCAA, highlighted the UAE’s remarkable position in the international and regional aviation industry.

Al Suwaidi said, “The national agenda for 2021 aims for UAE to be the world first in ... Read more »

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PARIS-Monday 15 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- TRIGO Group was selected by Toyota to be their sole provider in quality control, inspection, and management activities.

For more than 20 years, TRIGO has been offering quality management solutions focused mainly for the automotive and aerospace industries and is now considered one of the leading quality providers worldwide. Beyond standard industry services such as quality control and inspection, TRIGO provides a full range of services including quality logistics, rework, remarketing, auditing, and training – covering every phase in the production process.

TRIGO has been present at Toyota Onnaing since 2001 with over 40 collaborators. By elevating the partnership to a higher level all these years, TRIGO has further developed solutions such as remarketing vehicles or the modernization of vehicles and complex reworks services.

Alexa Stefanovic, Director of TRIGO France, said, “We ar ... Read more »

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• Acquisition adds key platform supporting Boehringer Ingelheim’s focus on patients with difficult-to-treat gastrointestinal and lung cancers

• AMAL’s first-in-class proprietary KISIMA® platform leverages peptide/protein-based vaccination technology

• AMAL will remain at the campus of the University of Geneva in Switzerland and operate as a subsidiary within Boehringer Ingelheim

INGELHEIM AM RHEIN, Germany & GENEVA-Monday 15 July 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

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