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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 30 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

NMC ProVita International Medical Center, the pioneer and leading provider of post-acute care in the Middle East, is sponsoring the 4th Annual MENA Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Congress at the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai from October 30th to November 2nd.

The Middle East’s main platform for developments in physical medicine and rehabilitation, the Congress aims to improve the quality and effectiveness of the prevention and treatment of common rehabilitation cases with an interdisciplinary approach to rehabilitation. 

Dr Ahmad Al Khayer, Medical Director for Rehabilitation Services of NMC ProVita International Medical Center and a Member of the Congress’ Scientific Committee, will be presenting a talk entitled ‘The effect of worldwide ethnic variations on pain experience’.

Dr Al Khayer said, “NMC ProVita specialises in long-term care, ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 29 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

The 27th Edition of the Jewellery & Watch Show (JWS) in Abu Dhabi is currently underway and attracting a large number of visitors and will conclude on Wednesday 30th October. The 5 day event which is under the patronage of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the UAE Minister of Tolerance is taking place at ADNEC from 4-10 pm. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan inaugurated the exhibition among VIP personalities and members of the media on the first day which witnessed immense interest from visitors.

Mohamad Mehieddine, Event Manager said: “This year so far JWS has attracted a larger and more qualitative audience than in previous editions and we have received very positive feedback about the quality of exhibitors and products on display. I would like to thank all those who are contributing to the success of this edition that will serve as a benchmark of future editions where we will alwa ... Read more »

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 Advanced Technology Drives Secure, Efficient Election

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina-Tuesday 29 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Argentina processed election results with record-breaking speed during its general elections thanks to the new system implemented in partnership with technology company Smartmatic. The vote was held on October 27.

Only three hours after voting ended, 70.48% of the tallying reports (called “telegrams” in Argentina) had been digitized, securely transmitted and uploaded into the system. By midnight, 96.08% of telegrams were processed.

Election observers representing the political parties closely monitored the entire process. The high level of transparency and speed with which the results were processed and published allowed the main candidates to publicly accept the outcomes shortly after results were announced.

“We are honored to have supported Argentine authorities for this important ele ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG-Tuesday 29 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES S.A. announced today the successful launch and pricing of a bond offering in which it has agreed to sell senior unsecured fixed rate notes due in 2027 for a total amount of EUR 500 million. The notes will bear a Coupon of 0.875% per annum and were priced at 99.762% of their nominal value.

SES is rated Baa2 by Moody’s (with stable outlook) and BBB- by Standard & Poor’s (with stable outlook). Proceeds of the issuance will be used for general corporate purposes which includes the refinancing of existing debt.

With this transaction, which was oversubscribed by more than 5 times, SES has taken advantage of the current attractive market conditions to further strengthen its liquidity profile ahead of a EUR 650 million senior debt maturity in March of next year and issued a bond with the lowest coupon in the company's history.

Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JP Morgan, MUFG, SMB ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany -Tuesday 29 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Results were presented from the company’s pan-KRAS program including BI 1701963, which is being investigated alone and in combination with MEK inhibition in an ongoing Phase I clinical study in cancer patients
    Around 15% off all cancers can potentially be blocked by this compound, targeting all major oncogenic KRAS mutations
    Dual KRAS pathway blockade combining pan-KRAS and MEK inhibition has potential to further enhance efficacy

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today presented promising preclinical data from its pan-KRAS program including the novel, oral inhibitor BI 1701963 at the AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics in Boston, USA1. Based on these results the compound has been advanced to Phase I clinical testing alone and in combination with trametinib in patients with different ... Read more »

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LUND, Sweden-Tuesday 29 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Exensor, a subsidiary of Bertin Technologies (CNIM Group), and its partner Siltec, have been selected by the Polish Ministry of Defense to supply 116 Unattended Ground Sensor (UGS) systems designated for Reconnaissance and Intelligence Gathering operations. The total contract value exceeds 15 million euros and the ordered systems will be delivered within 2019-2022 time frame.

Exensor will supply to the Polish Armed Forces a completely integrated and scalable sensor and camera UGS platform including the latest version of the UMRA Mini seismic and acoustic sensor with replaceable battery as well as the tactical Scout motion camera equipped with Bertin’s CamSight LP Thermal Imaging camera module.

“We won this contract with the Polish Armed Forces in strong competition with major international UGS solution providers, marking the strategic position of Exensor in providing surveillanc ... Read more »

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DALLAS-Tuesday 29 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- KidKraft, Inc. (“KidKraft”) announced today Todd Whitbeck, a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience in finance and corporate development, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer effective immediately.

Whitbeck has a proven track record of financial expertise and operational leadership across a diverse background of public and private companies, with previous success working with MidOcean Partners, the private equity firm that owns KidKraft. He will oversee global financial operations and work closely with KidKraft’s CEO on continued growth and international expansion as the company builds on a 50-year legacy in the toy and juvenile product industry. Whitbeck will report directly to Geoff Walker, Chief Executive Officer.

“Todd is a seasoned finance executive and his leadership will help drive KidKraft’s growth strategies,” said Geoff Walker ... Read more »

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YIWU, China -Tuesday 29 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the largest and most influential daily consumer goods fair in China, the 25th China Yiwu International Commodities (Standards) Fair (Yiwu Fair 2019) concluded on October 25 with great success.

With an exhibition area of 100,000m2, the five-day event gathered over 2,000 exhibitors and attracted 60,314 professional buyers, an increase of 3.17% compared to last year. Overseas buyers increased by 8.33% to 8,738, coming from 155 countries and regions, including India, Pakistan, Yemen, South Korea, Indonesia, Iraq, Taiwan, Egypt, Iran, and Malaysia. It is worth noticing that 51 countries along the “Belt and Road” were involved.

The following are some reviews from the exhibitors and buyers.

Alshoak H. Ahmad from Syria said, “Yiwu is a treasure city which always surprises me. 12 years ago, I came to Yiwu and made my first deal. Now I’m a seven-year exhibitor at Yi ... Read more »

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Funding will further accelerate Ally’s investment in global sales and marketing, expand the product offering and enhance professional services

SEATTLE-Friday 25 October 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ally, a leading goal-setting and business performance management software provider, today announces a $15 million Series B funding round led by Tiger Global Management, LLC, a New York based investment firm known for investing in strategic, innovative companies such as Facebook, Flipkart, Slack, and Stripe. Previous investors Accel, Vulcan Capital, and Founders Co-op also participated in this round.

Ally helps startups and large enterprises to accelerate business performance through alignment, agility, and transparency to match the fast-paced needs of their evolving markets. Its product is based on the Objectives and Key Results (OKR) framework, the operating model for running agile businesses popularized by Google and other industry leaders.

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