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NEW YORK-Sunday 24 November 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 it has successfully completed its private offering of $500.0 million aggregate amount of its 4.000% senior unsecured notes (the “Notes”) due 2029 (the “Offering”). The Notes constitute a further issuance of, are fully fungible with, rank equally with and form a single series with the $500.0 million aggregate principal amount of the 4.000% senior unsecured notes due 2029 issued on November 7, 2019. The Notes will mature on November 15, 2029.

MSCI intends to use the net proceeds from the Offering, together with available cash, for the pre-maturity redemption or repurchase of $500.0 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.250% senior unsecured notes due 2024 (the “2024 Notes”) pursuant to the indenture governing the 20 ... Read more »

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Al Maeeni: Testing of first self-driving heavy vehicle in Middle East and Africa in Abu Dhabi-Dubai trip

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Wednesday 27 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

With over than 450 major manufacturers from 22 countries, automotive and modern technology experts and government agencies, the UAE hosted the 5th International Conference on Future Mobility. The two-day conference and exhibition organized by the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) in Dubai, aims to explore the future of the global transport sector.

The conference featured a first-ever experiment in the Middle East and North Africa region, with the first self-driving heavy vehicle making the trip between Abu Dhabi and Dubai for approximately 140 kilometers, marking the longest trip for this type of vehicle in the UAE and possibly in neighboring countries.

 HE Abdulla Al Maeeni, Director General of ESMA said that experts discussed the latest technolo ... Read more »

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Cairo, Egypt.-Thursday 28 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Global leader in imaging technology, Nikon Middle East FZE recently unveiled their latest mirrorless camera in their Z series - the Z50 in Egypt. Designed keeping the needs of new-age video and content creators in mind, the Z50 is Nikon’s smallest interchangeable lens DX-format camera ever. Built around the widest lens mount amongst other comparable camera systems, the Z mount, this device is compatible with about 360 NIKKOR lenses.

The smallest mirrorless camera from Nikon yet, the Z50 delivers 4K Ultra HD videos with inbuilt time-lapse and slow-motion features, making it an ideal ally for the growing videography and film-making community in Egypt. Made to understand the photography needs during those beautiful moments that require complete silence, the Z50 can shoot stills up to ISO 51,200 with virtually no noise. It is powered by Nikon’s fast and comprehensive EXPEED 6 image processing system that ... Read more »

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Gillette sponsorship is the largest non-endemic brand activation in the history of the EA SPORTS FIFA Global Series

BOSTON & REDWOOD CITY, Calif.-Sunday 24 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gillette (NYSE: PG), the world’s leading expert in men’s grooming, and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced its EA SPORTS™ FIFA 20 Global Series sponsorship. This Gillette sponsorship will drive engagement and connect the brand with younger audiences through football and esports.

Gillette will activate the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series sponsorship through Twitch and YouTube “Precision Play of the Day, Presented by Gillette” embedded broadcast segments, on-stream commercials, live on-air promotions, and unique branded content later this season. Activations begin with the EA FUT Champions Cup Stage 2 live from Bucharest, Romania today through Sunday, November 24. Gillette will also be the presenting sponsor for t ... Read more »

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LONDON -Thursday 28 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics, is pleased to announce today the successful completion of the third and final phase of the 20% partial inclusion of China A shares in the MSCI Indexes, including in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index.

As of the close of markets on November 26, 2019, the MSCI Indexes will include 472 China A shares, comprised of 244 large cap and 228 mid cap securities. The weight of China A shares in the MSCI ACWI and MSCI Emerging Markets Indexes will reach 0.5% and 4%, respectively. The MSCI China Index, which includes China A shares and offshore listed shares, will include 710 securities representing 4% and 34% of the MSCI ACWI and MSCI Emerging Markets Indexes, respectively.

As previously stated, any further inclusion of China A shares in the MSCI Indexes would follow a public consultation and be reviewed against the progress ... Read more »

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