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Company Veteran will Lead Global Expansion of the World’s Best Selling Super-Premium Tequila

HAMILTON, Bermuda-Sunday 1 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bacardi Limited, the world’s largest privately held spirits company, announces the appointment of Mauricio Vergara as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of PATRÓN. A seven-year Bacardi veteran, Vergara has a diverse background serving in leadership positions across marketing, commercial and general management in both mature and emerging markets. Vergara will report to Chief Executive Officer Mahesh Madhavan and joins the company’s Global Leadership Team.

Most recently, Vergara served as Managing Director for Bacardi-Martini Australia and New Zealand, while also leading the international integration of PATRÓN following the acquisition of Patrón Spirits International AG and its PATRÓN® brand by Bacardi in 2018.

“Tequila is one of the fastest growing and ... Read more »

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BEIJING-Sunday 1 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) concluded its fifth plenary session in Beijing on Thursday with the release of a communique.

The 14th Five-Year Plan (FYP) (2021-2025) for National Economic and Social Development and the Long-Range Objectives Through the Year 2035 are the key topics of the communique.

Here is a look at all the highlights from the communique of the meeting.

Read the original article: here.

Decisive success made in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects

This year is the final year of China's 13th FYP period (2016-2020) and the communique highlighted that the implementation of the 13th FYP has been smooth.

By adhering to the new development concept and unswervingly advancing reform and opening-up, great achievements have been made since the fourth plenary session, the communique said.

Duri ... Read more »

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LONDON-Wednesday 28 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Australia’s Global Talent Visa Program, also known as the Global Talent Independent Program, is making waves across the Pacific, attracting dynamic, high-profile business leaders to the country’s shores, with many hailing from the US. The program is fine tuned to attract only the world’s premium business talent, and this highly targeted approach has proven to be a great success as clients include top Palo Alto executives and leading Tech CEOs.

The program is aimed at highly skilled individuals and high-income earners and was expressly designed to grow Australia’s innovation and tech economies. The seven future-focused target sectors: AgTech, Space and Advanced Manufacturing, FinTech, Energy and Mining Technology, MedTech, Cyber Security, and Quantum Information, Advanced Digital, Data Science and ICT. With no age limit or investment prerequisite, the only requirements for applic ... Read more »

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HONG KONG-Sunday 1 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Hong Kong, while the COVID-19 outbreak continues to hamper global business activities, online sourcing has become the ultimate solution that makes trade transactions possible. Riding on the success of the debut Summer Sourcing Weeks | Go ONLINE, the HKTDC is organising its next online exhibition from 16-27 November, Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE (ASWO).

Benjamin Chau, HKTDC Deputy Executive Director, said: “The uncertainties brought by the COVID-19 pandemic have led more small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to focus on online promotions and operations, which has quickly become the ‘new normal’ for conducting business. Given that the pandemic has prevented buyers and exhibitors from meeting in person, the HKTDC has introduced online business matching to enable networking and deal-making.”

Under the theme of “A New Connected World Beyond the New Normal”, ... Read more »

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• Trial will evaluate BI 764198, a novel first-in-class compound, for hospitalized people infected with SARS-CoV-2 with severe respiratory complications for which very limited treatment options are currently available.

• This new therapeutic option could help the 67-85% of COVID-19 patients admitted to the intensive care unit who suffer from acute respiratory distress syndrome,1 potentially reducing the need for mechanical ventilation and potentially saving lives.

• The initiation of this Phase 2 trial is part of Boehringer Ingelheim’s ongoing efforts to accelerate the discovery and development of urgently needed medicines for COVID-19 patients.

INGELHEIM, Germany-Wednesday 28 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced the initiation of a Phase 2 clinical trial of BI 764198, an inhibitor of TRPC6, a receptor-operated cation channel. This potent and selective inhibitor of TRPC6 may alleviate ... Read more »

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Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt-Sunday 1 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

World-Leading consultancy firm Bluemina Citizenship & Residency continued its expansion by opening a new office in Cairo, Egypt. The office will provide consultancy services related to obtaining second citizenship, Second Passports & permanent residency by investment, and includes a team of experts to cater to the needs of investors and businessmen in North Africa, as well as a broad base of distinguished clients in the Arab Republic of Egypt.

The launch falls in line with Bluemina Citizenship & Residency’s efforts to increase its presence in the MENA region and meet the growing surge in demand for second citizenship and permanent residency by investment programs.

Bluemina’s new office expands its operations in the Egyptian investment market. With a growing team of seasoned advisors, the company seeks to cater to the needs of individuals wishing to explore new and avai ... Read more »

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Application represents the next step towards digital securities trading on a traditional exchange

NEW YORK & TORONTO-Sunday 1 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- INX Limited (“INX”) today announced its application for listing of its digital security, the INX Token, on the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”). The listing application is subject to the approval of the CSE.

INX recently launched the first SEC-registered digital security IPO for both retail and institutional investors. INX intends to use the net proceeds from the IPO for a launch of a regulated trading platform for digital assets and provide novel trading and capital raising financial instruments to enterprises in collaboration with traditional exchanges worldwide. The CSE is a proponent of exchange-listed digital securities and continues to work towards additional services in connection with the post-trade processes for these securities.

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