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SINGAPORE-Thursday 23 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mundipharma today announced that it will embark on an ambitious series of studies both in vitro and in vivo to evaluate the effectiveness of its BETADINE® antiseptic products against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) which causes COVID-19 disease. Testing will be initiated in collaboration with BLS3 laboratories and experts in Asia, Europe and US.

The BETADINE® antiseptic range, which is currently in high demand around the world, contains Povidone-iodine (PVP-I), which is highly effective against a wide range of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses and fungi; which is why you will typically see these products in most hospitals.

Past studies indicate that BETADINE® antiseptic range of products are highly effective against a wide range of viruses including coronaviruses such as MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV which have caused major outbreaks such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (ME ... Read more »

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Leader in content and connectivity solutions increases technical reach across Africa, APAC, LATAM and Europe by 12 million TV households in 2019

LUXEMBOURG-Thursday 23 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today that the number of global TV households it reaches directly or indirectly via satellite has increased by 12 million to 367 million in 2019. Findings from the company’s annual Satellite Monitor market research validates, once again, SES’s position as the world’s leading video content distributor via satellite and shows the important role that satellite continues to play in reaching the largest possible audience globally.

Much of the increase in the 12 million TV households is attributed to the leading infrastructure of TV reception – satellite and cable – which grew by 9 million in 2019 to 153 million and 149 million homes respectively. Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) and terrestrial TV grew by a combined 3 ... Read more »

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To sustain and grow relationships between U.S. soybean farmers and international customers, the U.S. Soybean Export Council virtually hosted The U.S. Soy Connection: Global Digital Conference and Situation Report on April 14-15

ST. LOUIS -Wednesday 22 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This week the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) hosted more than 1,600 global customers and soybean industry representatives from 84 countries. The two-day global digital event, The U.S. Soy Connection: Global Digital Conference and Situation Report, highlighted to international customers the strength of U.S. soybean farmers and the soybean value chain. In providing nutrition and information to customers of U.S. Soy at this critical time, U.S. Soy remains open for business despite uncertainty due to the novel COVID-19 virus.

“The value of our partnerships is immeasurable, not only for soy, but for the world at large. Our collaboration across U.S. agriculture wi ... Read more »

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LUXEMBOURG-Wednesday 22 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In a continued effort to help fight the COVID-19 crisis, Eurofins Technologies announces the CE-IVD marking of a first range of testing kits for serology-based antibody detection by ELISA of patients who have been exposed to COVID-19. The development of the assays has been spearheaded by affiliate companies Gold Standard Diagnostics Inc., VIROTECH Diagnostics GmbH, NovaTec Immundiagnostica GmbH and Ingenasa (Inmunologia Y Genetica Aplicada SA). Those specialized diagnostic technologies companies are well-established providers of testing solutions with a strong focus on scientific excellence in infectious diseases testing and immunology.

According to experts, there is a large range of applications for serologic testing. Serology can be used to complement the PCR swab testing that detects the virus to help diagnose acute infections status and its evolution. It can help estimate the timing of infection ... Read more »

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DMS promotes “Hellooha” - The latest inclusive online lifestyle platform to join its portfolio 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Wednesday 22 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

With growing restrictions on movement and social-distancing mandates encouraging more and more people to stay at home and focus inwards, the need for online tools which encourage productive self-development are on the rise. Amidst this backdrop, one regional digital platform has been standing-out for prominently taking-on this mission.

As the latest partner to join the Digital Media Services (DMS) portfolio, Hellooha is an inclusive online destination which aims to promote self-expression and self-development across the Arab World.

Launched in October 2015, Hellooha empowers its users to gain support for their personal struggles through anonymous community dialogue. Many users from across the Arab World have used Hellooha to improve their relationships, careers and persona ... Read more »

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LOS ANGELES-Sunday 19 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Logistics Victory Los Angeles ( is receiving a donation of 160,000 face shields from Apple Inc. Donated through Apple’s Giving program, the face shields will assist in L.A.’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Los Angeles thanks Apple for this generous donation of face shields that are critical to frontline health care workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka, the City’s Chief Logistics Officer during this crisis. “There are numerous private sector entities that have supplies or know of suppliers that can help during this time of need, and our City team is here to facilitate that process.”

The donation comes on the heels of the launch of Logistics Victory Los Angeles, a new City program created to identify and match available medical supplies in the private sector with the health care pr ... Read more »

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HONG KONG -Wednesday 22 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- I Squared Capital, through its ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund I, has completed the sale of Chenya Energy to Marubeni Corporation. Chenya Energy is a dedicated solar development, construction and operating platform in Taiwan and was a wholly owned subsidiary of Asia Cube Energy, a pan-Asian renewable portfolio company founded by I Squared Capital in 2017.

“In three years under I Squared Capital’s stewardship, Chenya Energy grew from 2.3 to 344.4 megawatts of solar capacity across multiple technologies, including floating, ground-mounted and rooftop solutions. The company is currently building the world’s largest floating solar project and has grown rapidly to become the largest solar platform in Taiwan,” said Gautam Bhandari, Managing Partner at I Squared Capital. “This is I Squared Capital’s third platform realization in emerging markets and adds to our track-recor ... Read more »

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