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KAMPALA, Uganda-Tuesday 1 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following reports of the United Republic of Tanzania's refusal to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases to the World Health Organisation (WHO), AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) urges the Tanzanian government to embrace transparency and openness, as failure to do so poses immense challenges in curtailing the spread of the deadly virus and threatens millions of people in Africa and abroad.

According to a WHO statement issued on September 21, it received unofficial information about the death of an individual with suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country's densely-populated capital of Dar es Salaam, as well as unofficial reports that identified contacts of the deceased had been quarantined in various sites within the country.

WHO also reported it received an unofficial notification that the deceased individual tested positive for Ebola and about the presence ... Read more »

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Visa and Revolut expand successful partnership in Europe, adding 24 new markets globally to deliver more consumer choice and flexibility in personal finance management

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON-Wednesday 2 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE:V) and Revolut, the leading fintech in Europe, today announced a new agreement that will help Revolut expand its business globally. Leveraging Visa’s brand, scale and global acceptance footprint, Revolut will be able to bring its product offerings to five new regions, reaching 24 new markets, for a total of 56 markets globally. Under the terms of the agreement, Revolut will primarily issue Visa-branded cards in the global expansion.

Revolut offers consumers a range of digital financial services via a mobile application, including currency exchange, budgeting and person-to-person (P2P) payments, all linked to a Visa card. Building on the success of its existing agreement in Europe, Visa will ena ... Read more »

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LOS ANGELES & WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-Tuesday 1 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AEG Facilities, LLC (“AEG Facilities”), the venue management affiliate of Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc. (“AEG”), and SMG, a portfolio company of Onex (TSX: ONEX) and its affiliated funds, today announced they completed their business combination to create a new, standalone global facility management and venue services company, ASM Global (“ASM”).

ASM is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, with key operations based in West Conshohocken, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia. The company also has corporate offices in London, England; Manchester, England; Brisbane, Australia; and Sao Paulo, Brazil. ASM operates a diversified portfolio of arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centers, performing arts centers, theaters and other venues with more than 300 facilities across five continents.

Bob Newman, former President of AEG Facilitie ... Read more »

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 Transaction Expands Rockwell’s Consulting and Systems Integration Scale in Fast Growing Industrial Transformation Market


MILWAUKEE-Tuesday 1 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation today announced that it has acquired MESTECH Services, a global provider of Manufacturing Execution Systems / Manufacturing Operations Management, digital solutions consulting, and systems integration services.

MESTECH is a Rockwell Automation Recognized Systems Integrator with extensive experience applying Rockwell’s software-based solutions within the manufacturing technology space. The company offers technology consulting services, solutions design and deployment, support, plant asset management, and staffing solutions for discrete, hybrid, and process applications across multiple industries including Life Sciences and Automotive. MESTECH, founded in 2008, is headquartered in Pune, India with operations in Germany and th ... Read more »

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Winners reflect innovation in financial services using AI, blockchain, process improvement, digital marketing and more from around the world

CHICAGO-Tuesday 1 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, BAI announced the 2019 winners for the BAI Global Innovation Awards, the most prestigious awards program unveiling transformative solutions in the financial services industry worldwide.

The BAI Global Innovation Award winners were selected by the Innovation Circle, a panel of global innovation experts and leaders. Each nomination was carefully evaluated based on originality and impact. Winners reflect positive strides made toward improved customer experience and noteworthy achievements in efficiency and profitability.

“This year’s winners prove that innovation is not only technology related but is truly about harnessing the ideas of your employees, thinking about challenges differently and driving positive change,” said Debb ... Read more »

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Kioxia will lead the industry into a new era of memory with a new mission and brand identity

TOKYO-Tuesday 1 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kioxia Holdings Corporation, formerly Toshiba Memory Holdings Corporation, today announced that it is officially operating under its new corporate identity, effective immediately.

 “Kioxia’s official brand launch is an important step in both our evolution as an independent company and our commitment to lead the industry into the new era of memory,” said Stacy J. Smith, executive chairman of Kioxia Holdings Corporation. “The company will build on its history as a world leader in memory solutions to not only meet the memory demands of the future, but to also fulfill our mission to uplift the world with memory.”

With its official launch, Kioxia has unveiled its new corporate logo and brand identity.

The silver of Kioxia’s new logo will be the company&rsq ... Read more »

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PARIS-Tuesday 1 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Servier, an independent international pharmaceutical company, today announced the acquisition of PIXUVRI® from CTI BioPharma. PIXUVRI is a treatment for adult patients with multiply relapsed or refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin B-cell lymphoma. Servier and CTI Biopharma completed an Asset Purchase Agreement which transferred worldwide rights of PIXUVRI to Servier. Servier commercialized PIXUVRI globally, in all countries where the drug was approved under an exclusive license from CTI BioPharma.

“The acquisition of PIXUVRI is an important step towards Servier’s long-term strategy to become a key player in oncology. Within oncology, one of our key focuses is hematology, and we now have two medicines that are marketed globally alongside a strong and innovative pipeline of drug candidates which includes CAR-T therapies,” said Claude Bertrand, Executive VP, Global Head of R&D at Servi ... Read more »

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• Data supports the efficacy and safety profile of Spiolto® Respimat®1

• Results from one study emphasise patient satisfaction and ease-of-use with Respimat® inhaler 2

• Two formative usability studies underscore the patient-centric design and enhanced usability of Respimat® re-usable inhaler3

INGELHEIM, Germany-Tuesday 1 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim announced Spiolto® (tiotropium/olodaterol) Respimat® data being presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) 2019 Congress. The results show the benefits of tiotropium/olodaterol in improving symptoms and lung function as well as patients’ satisfaction when inhaling from and handling the tiotropium/olodaterol soft-mist inhaler.1,2,3,4 The results of these studies reinforce the importance of patient needs and preferences as well as patients’ ability to properly inhale when prescribing inhaler therapy for ... Read more »

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Innovative Spray Technology Changes Color when Chemical Warfare Agents like Sulfur Mustard, VX, or Sarin are Detected on Equipment, Surfaces, or Clothing; Enables Faster, More Effective Decontamination

ARLINGTON, Va.-Tuesday 1 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced it has won an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract worth up to $35.1 million with the United States Army to deliver a new version of the company’s Agentase™ C2 chemical agent disclosure spray to detect sulfur mustard, a highly toxic chemical warfare agent.

FLIR Agentase C2 spray quickly changes color on a surface if a chemical warfare agent is present. With faster and more targeted detection, military decontamination experts can locate trace levels of contamination on surfaces and precisely mitigate the threat.

“Blister agents like sulfur mustard and nerve agents such as VX and sarin are an ongoi ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Tuesday 1 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WeWork will file a request to withdraw the Registration Statement on Form S-1 that was initially filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 14.

Co-CEOs Artie Minson and Sebastian Gunningham said, “We have decided to postpone our IPO to focus on our core business, the fundamentals of which remain strong. We are as committed as ever to serving our members, enterprise customers, landlord partners, employees and shareholders. We have every intention to operate WeWork as a public company and look forward to revisiting the public equity markets in the future.”

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