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SAN FRANCISCO -Friday 13 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Verifi, a leader in technology solutions that reduce chargebacks. The acquisition of Verifi strengthens Visa’s role of facilitating trust and transparency across the buying experience by extending its dispute resolution capabilities to support a broad range of payments brands and partners across the ecosystem.

The combination of Verifi’s best-in-class dispute resolution tools with Visa’s suite of risk and fraud management services will:

Save valuable time and resources by connecting all parties in the dispute management process in near real-time to resolve disputes before they become chargebacks.
Give buyers and sellers intelligent, data-driven tools that foster collaboration, build trust, and improve the overall customer experience.
Create an end-to-end solution across every stage of the cus ... Read more »

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NEW YORK & LONDON & HONG KONG -Friday 13 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jefferies confirmed that the firm’s global trading day for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas will be held on Monday, September 16. Jefferies will offer investors around the world the opportunity to join efforts to assist those affected by the devastation of this event by trading with Jefferies.

As previously announced, Jefferies will donate all net trading commissions on Monday, September 16, from U.S., European and Asia ... Read more »

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PTC Achieves Top Ranking for its Vuforia Augmented Reality Solutions Suite in the Latest PAC RADAR Report from teknowlogy Group

BOSTON-Friday 13 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that its Vuforia® augmented reality (AR) solutions suite has been deemed a “Best in Class” technology in the latest PAC RADAR benchmark report, entitled “AR Platforms for Connected Workers in Europe 2019.”

Considered the broadest vendor landscape analysis of emerging solutions operating in the context of IoT platforms, the teknowlogy PAC RADAR report evaluated vendors based on their strategic activities, portfolio, go-to-market capabilities, and market position, as well as performance and competencies. The report analyzed the integration of Internet of Things (IoT) data into AR applications for connected workers, concluding that field service, assembly, quality control, logistics, and training represent the m ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Monday 9 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aptorum Group Limited (Nasdaq: APM) (“Aptorum Group”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics to address global unmet medical needs, announces that it has initiated investigational new drug (IND)-enabling studies for ALS-4, a small drug molecule candidate indicated for the treatment of infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus (or “S. aureus”) including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA, i.e., one of the commonly known “super-bugs”) based on a novel anti-virulence approach.

The ALS-4 candidate has been progressing well and the first series of GLP toxicology studies have been completed through an appointed North American based contract research organization (CRO). In particular, ALS-4 candidate did not show any mutagenicity in the in vitro Ames tests. ALS-4 development is on track and the company targets to submit ... Read more »

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• BGO Diversified US Property Fund achieves overall sector leader status and 1st in its peer group

• BGO Prime Canadian Fund achieves 2nd in its peer group

• Sun Life General Account ranks in the top 5% of the Global Diversified category, 2nd for climate resilience

NEW YORK & TORONTO & LONDON & TOKYO-Monday 9 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BentallGreenOak (BGO) announced today that it has again achieved top global rankings in the 2019 Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), continuing the company’s exceptional global leadership position in sustainable investing for the 9th straight year.

The BGO Diversified US Property Fund was ranked 1st in the US Diversified peer group and 2nd overall globally. The BGO Prime Canadian Fund posted its best GRESB performance ever in 2019, achieving 2nd place in the Canadian Diversified peer group. The Sun Life General Account, managed by BGO, made i ... Read more »

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NEW YORK & ZURICH-Monday 9 September 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 its subsidiary, MSCI Barra (Suisse) Sàrl, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Zurich-based environmental fintech and data analytics firm, Carbon Delta AG (“Carbon Delta”).

Founded in 2015, Carbon Delta is a global leader for climate change scenario analysis. Together, MSCI and Carbon Delta will create an extensive climate risk assessment and reporting offering for the institutional market, providing global investors with solutions to help them better understand the impact of climate change on their investment portfolios and comply with mandatory and voluntary climate risk disclosure initiatives and requirements. Voluntary reporting initiatives are being led by entities such as the Task Force on Climate-related Finan ... Read more »

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CORAL GABLES, Fla.-Friday 13 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an amendment to Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) No. ST04009NY for installation of AerSale®’s AerTrak® system on Boeing 737 Classic series aircraft to comply with the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Operations rule, a critical part of the agency’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). Beginning January 1, 2020, the FAA has mandated that aircraft operating in airspace defined by 14 CFR § 91.225 must be equipped with an ADS-B Out system that meets the minimum performance requirements of 14 CFR § 91.227. In 2018, the FAA approved AerTrak for Boeing 737 NG series aircraft (ST04009NY) and Boeing 757-200 series aircraft (ST04011NY).

ADS-B provides enhanced navigational accuracy using precise tracking via global positioning satellite (GPS) signals. Reducing risk and improving safe ... Read more »

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