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Data-driven insights will inform automotive sector recovery post COVID-19

SINGAPORE-Thursday 29 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NielsenIQ, an industry leader in global measurement, and J.D. Power, a global leader in data analytics and consumer intelligence, today announced their intent to launch a multinational strategic alliance to bring benchmark automotive customer experience studies and deep auto industry data analysis to major growth markets such as India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210418005017/en/

Drawing on the strong market presence of NielsenIQ and the deep industry expertise of J.D. Power, the alliance will feature J.D. Power benchmark automotive studies, recognized as the gold standard in the automotive industry, complemented by NielsenIQ’s new digital and technology-based platforms and value-added service ... Read more »

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External Threat Intelligence and Protection leader strengthens commitment to partner ecosystem, accelerating new capabilities and benefits

BALTIMORE-Thursday 29 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZeroFOX, leader in External Threat Intelligence and Protection, today announced the launch of the ZeroFOX Global Partner Program, a strategic pivot to a partner-first strategy. This move significantly increases ZeroFOX’s investment in partner enablement and commitment to conducting all business with and through their full partner ecosystem.

Another leap forward following the company’s significant expansion of cyber threat intelligence capabilities and addition of three 24/7 global security operations centers (SOCs), ZeroFOX’s partner-first strategy will accelerate capabilities for new and existing customers. Supported by a three-tier structure with escalating benefits, including graduating sales incentives, white glove support and marketing ... Read more »

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ST. GALLEN, Switzerland -Wednesday 28 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

    CARE-HK in heart failure (HF) is the first global registry of around 5,000 patients with chronic HF who have or are at high risk for hyperkalemia (HK), in Europe and the US
    CARE-HK in HF is designed to evaluate the use of Veltassa® in enabling patients to remain on RAASi therapy in HF patients with or at high risk for HK
    Topline results are anticipated in 2024

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Vifor Pharma today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the large scale registry CARE-HK in HF (cardiovascular and renal treatment in HF patients with or at high risk for HK). This non-interventional clinical study aims to better understand renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors (RAASi) treatment decisions in clinical practice, potential barriers to achieving optimal guideline-directed care in HF patients with or at high ri ... Read more »

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Apruve’s long-tail automation simplifies and accelerates high-volume transactions

MINNEAPOLIS-Wednesday 28 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Apruve, a U.S.-based pioneer in long-tail credit and accounts receivable automation for global enterprises, announced today that it has expanded its solutions to the China market.

Apruve enables organizations to reduce the time and resources needed to manage their high-volume smaller accounts. With the expansion of Apruve’s Global Credit Network and the internationalization of the Apruve Payment Platform, global enterprises can now offer customers in China a simplified digital transaction experience while bringing days sales outstanding (DSO) to one day by paying out invoices nightly.

“This past year we’ve seen a significant increase in enterprise customers needing an automated digital payment solution for international markets,” stated Michael Noble, CEO of Apruve. “ ... Read more »

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DUBLIN-Wednesday 28 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey founding team, led by global icon Conor McGregor, and Proximo Spirits, Inc. (“Proximo”), are pleased to announce that they have reached a long-term agreement to continue their record-breaking collaboration on the Proper No. Twelve brand. Mr. McGregor will retain an interest in Proper No. Twelve and will remain actively engaged in the promotion of the brand.

“I founded Proper No. Twelve less than three years ago and today it has become a shining star in the spirits industry,” McGregor said. “This agreement is exciting for my partners and me, and the potential is limitless! Our vision is for Proper No. Twelve to continue its incredible growth worldwide and to keep bringing new consumers to the now-reinvigorated Irish whiskey market.”

The Proper No. Twelve founding team consists of McGregor, his manager and business partner Aud ... Read more »

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Casablanca, Morocco-Wednesday 28 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Comdata, BSH Electroménager, Société Général Africa Technology Services, ChaabiLLD, Teleperformance, Schindler, Pfizer, MSD Animal Health were certified recently as the Best Places To Work in Morocco for 2021 according to the annual workplace research program. These companies received outstanding scores as being mission-driven organisations with great leadership and career development opportunities but also made employee health and safety a main priority.

Best Places to Work program is an international certification program providing employers in different regions the opportunity to assess their HR practices and learn more about the engagement and satisfaction of their employees and honor those who deliver an outstanding work experience. Despite the global context marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the results illustrated the various initiatives taken by several employers in Morocco to engage ... Read more »

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CFOs refuse to waste precious dollars on IT investments that don’t “move the needle”; Want to cut spending on non-essential IT investments, including major ERP reimplementation and migration projects that lack clear value and strong ROI; Want to see their CIOs optimize existing technology investments

LAS VEGAS-Wednesday 28 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

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FOSTER CITY, Calif.-Wednesday 28 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MATRIXX Software, a global leader in 5G monetization for the communications industry, today announced it has extended its partnership with Italy’s WINDTRE to power its digital mobile brand, Very Mobile. As the first-to-market in Italy with an app-based mobile service, Very Mobile has used the agility and flexibility enabled by MATRIXX to disrupt the market. Benefiting from strong growth at launch, Very Mobile is one of the nation’s fastest-growing mobile brands. MATRIXX and WINDTRE have recently completed a seven-year extension of their partnership.

“For Very Mobile to fulfill its mission and disrupt the market, we had to do better than just offering simple pricing and great customer experience on day one,” said Benoit Hanssen, CTO for WINDTRE. “As we embrace the future of mobile services and customer experience, we need a monetization partner with a product bu ... Read more »

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Former Wells Fargo Executive Erik Wanberg to Lead the Expansion

SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 28 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Taulia, the leading fintech provider of working capital solutions, has today announced it is expanding its offering to include inventory management. This key development will enable Taulia to provide its global customer base with solutions that cover all three areas of the cash conversion cycle: payables, receivables and inventory.

In bringing its inventory management solution to market, Taulia will build upon a decade’s worth of experience in helping a global network of more than two million companies to access the value tied up in their payables and receivables. It currently processes in excess of $500 billion each year.

Taulia has appointed Erik Wanberg to lead its inventory management business line. Wanberg was previously a Managing Director in Supply Chain Finance at Wells Fargo and joins with almost 25-year ... Read more »

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− Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) Target Action Date Set for October 26, 2021

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan-Wednesday 28 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted priority review for the company’s New Drug Application (NDA) for mobocertinib (TAK-788) for the treatment of adult patients with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) Exon20 insertion mutation-positive (insertion+) metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (mNSCLC), as detected by an FDA-approved test, who have received prior platinum-based chemotherapy. Mobocertinib is the first oral therapy specifically designed to selectively target EGFR Exon20 insertion mutations.

“Patients with EGFR Exon20 insertion+ mNSCLC face considerable challenges, as current treatment options provide limited benefit, resulting in poor ... Read more »

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Strategically located satellite ground stations mean customers will be able to easily access high-performance services

LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday 28 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today that it has signed agreements with key infrastructure service providers around the world to build its eight initial O3b mPOWER satellite ground stations. Construction has already started on these advanced technology satellite ground stations, which will become operational in the second half of this year. The eight sites will provide telemetry, tracking and control capabilities to enable SES’s management of the constellation. They will also be leveraged to raise the satellites into the right orbit after the scheduled launches.

As previously announced, two of the satellite ground stations are located at Dubbo, NSW, Australia (operated by Pivotel) and Thermopylae, Greece (operated by OTE). Other locations include Merredin, Perth, Australia; Phoenix, Ar ... Read more »

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Turkish film and TV star joins forces with prominent international investment consultancy firm to promote investment opportunities in Turkey among global audiences especially in İstanbul, New York, Toronto, London and Dubai
 

ISTANBUL-Wednesday 28 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Investment consultancy firm Trem Global has signed a deal with Burak Özçivit, a Turkish actor with an international fan-base who will serve as the company’s “brand ambassador” and promote Turkey’s economic stimulus packages in foreign investment markets.

Turkey: A Dynamic Venue for Investment

Thanks to its strategic position between Europe and Asia and its relatively young and qualified labor force, Turkey represents an attractive – and highly dynamic – destination for foreign investment.

According to global management consulting firm Kearney, the rate of foreign investment in Turkey rose by 35 percent – ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 28 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

New World Group (NWG), with assets of over USD 2.5 Billion is mapping out its expansion into the GCC and wider region by establishing a strategic hub to complement its offices in London and Kuala Lumpur.

NWG CEO and Co-Founder Adam Sadiq said: “The digital revolution and rapid growth in the Middle East and surrounding markets supports our plans to enter the region. By harnessing our deep networks of expertise, NWG can support clients in these markets to maximise investment and growth opportunities for the long-term.”

Mr. Sadiq added: ”we assess a number of key macro factors including economic growth, public policy, governance, regulation and political stability.  We then align our interests on a principal-to-principal level, whilst taking a forensic approach to assessing and underwriting investment opportunities. We are excited about the prospect of strengthening our pre ... Read more »

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Registration is Open for $2 Million AgriTech Prize

LOS ANGELES & JOHANNESBURG-Wednesday 28 April 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Milken Institute and the Motsepe Foundation today launched the Milken-Motsepe Innovation Prize program, a multi-year initiative to focus global innovators and entrepreneurs on developing technological solutions that accelerate progress towards implementing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a spotlight on the African continent. This program will include multiple technology prize competitions in the areas of agriculture, energy, education, and health.

“Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies have the power to solve complicated socio-economic and human problems. In the hands of entrepreneurs, these technologies can turn Africa into a global economic powerhouse and transform the world,” said Dr. Patrice Motsepe, Founder and Chairman of the Motsepe Foundation. “P ... Read more »

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