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As cyber losses mount, landmark partnership creates a unique ability for customers to identify and quantify cyber risk and financial exposure

NEW YORK-Tuesday 14 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) and BitSight today announced a significant investment by Moody’s, further enhancing BitSight’s offerings and capabilities, to create a comprehensive, integrated, industry-leading cybersecurity risk platform. This transaction reflects the increasing strategic, financial, and operational impact of cyber risk to organizations and markets.

Over the past 18 months, the exponential rise of cyberattacks and ransomware has cost organizations hundreds of billions of dollars, threatened the stability and reputation of businesses across the globe, and created an imperative for business leaders and boards to assess and quantify their cyber risk. A Moody’s Investors Service review of cyber vulnerability and impa ... Read more »

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Acquiring provider of home sleep apnea diagnosis solutions will allow ZOLL to better serve undiagnosed and untreated cardiac patients


CHELMSFORD, Mass. & CAESAREA, Israel -Tuesday 14 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZOLL® Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions, and Itamar™ Medical Ltd. (Nasdaq and TASE: ITMR), a medical device and digital health company focused on the integration of sleep apnea diagnosis into the cardiac patient care pathway, today announced that the two companies signed a definitive agreement under which ZOLL Medical will acquire all outstanding ordinary shares of Itamar Medical for a total value of approximately $538 million.

Itamar Medical is focused on the development and commercialization of non-invasive medical devices and solutions to aid in the diagnosis of respiratory sleep disorders. The company pioneered the WatchPAT® Home ... Read more »

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CINCINNATI -Tuesday 14 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

P&G shares Net Zero ambition for supply chain and operations.
P&G publishes Climate Transition Action Plan and sets new science-based targets.
 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) is announcing a comprehensive plan to accelerate action related to climate change. P&G has also set a new ambition to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its operations and supply chain, from raw material to retailer, by 2040 as well as interim 2030 goals to make meaningful progress this decade.

The climate crisis affects every home and family, everywhere in the world. The majority of consumers globally now want brands they buy to help them live a more environmentally conscious lifestyle and the latest science has made it clear that urgent, decisive action must be taken to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.

“We are fully committed to use P&G&rs ... Read more »

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INDIANAPOLIS & WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. -Tuesday 14 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Novus Capital Corporation II (NYSE: NXU, NXU.U, NXU WS) (“Novus”) and Energy Vault, an energy storage solutions company, jointly announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination; upon closing, the combined company is expected to trade on NYSE under the symbol “GWHR.”
The transaction values the combined company at an implied pro-forma enterprise value of $1.1 billion and is expected to additionally provide up to $388 million in gross cash proceeds to the combined company. As part of the transaction, Novus II has received $100 million of commitments         for a common stock PIPE, which will be used, among other things, to fund the combined company’s growth strategy. This follows the recent raising of $100 million in Series C capital by Energy Vault.
The PIPE is anchored by strategic ... Read more »

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 14 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

The 2021 edition of the World Wellness Weekend is a special one for Sharjah Ladies Club for winning their second Wellness Champion title for the second year in a row. The World Wellness Weekend, celebrated on the 18th and 19th of September, promotes wellbeing and an active lifestyle, encouraging people to consider their physical and mental health. More than 120 countries participate in the two-day celebration, organizing healthy, fun events for thousands of people.

This year, Sharjah Ladies Club is participating by organizing numerous activities and offers through which it seeks to inspire women and children to adopt a healthier lifestyle, as well as providing opportunities to learn and relax in world-class facilities while taking all safety precautions.

Activities and offers:

On September 16th, the club will be organizing the “Beauty essence” event, where ladies can bo ... Read more »

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Since Q1 2021, more than 60 channels have adopted SES’s cloud infrastructure, leveraging its flexibility and cost-effectiveness to broadcast their channels worldwide

LUXEMBOURG-Wednesday 15 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An increasing number of broadcasters and channel operators worldwide are adopting SES’s Cloud Playout service to better manage their linear TV channels and content assets flexibly and cost-effectively, announced SES today. This recent shift to cloud-based services means that SES now has more than 60 TV channels from Africa, Europe and Asia-Pacific that started utilising SES Cloud playout services since Q1 2021.

Leveraging the elastic scale and economics of the cloud, SES’s Cloud Playout enables TV broadcasters and channel operators the ability to reliably prepare TV content for broadcast in a matter of minutes regardless of where they are since there is no need for on-premise hardware. Designed natively in t ... Read more »

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First Ever Dune NFT Program Launches September 22

BURBANK, Calif.-Sunday 12 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Legendary Entertainment:

What: In celebration of the Fall release of Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ blockbuster film event Dune, Legendary Entertainment, in collaboration with iv gallery, Lineage Studios, and MakersPlace will present an official Dune NFT collection of digital artifacts inspired by the rich world of Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated film. This wide-reaching collection, packed with surprises, will include artifacts capturing humanity’s “future history”, from detailed in-world royal portraits of iconic characters taken from the hallowed halls of House Atreides and House Harkonnen to towering sculptures and artifacts unearthed from the shifting sands of Arrakis – known to its inhabitants as Dune.

The Current Dune: Future Artifacts Collection Set to Drop on Septe ... Read more »

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LAGOS, Nigeria-Tuesday 14 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As part of its drive to address Africa’s vulnerability to climate risk, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has created an independent asset management arm, AFC Capital Partners, with a debut offering: the Infrastructure Climate Resilient Fund (ICRF).

AFC Capital Partners plans to raise US$500m in the next twelve months and US$2 billion over the next three years. The ICRF will act as a direct investor and a co-investment fund to enhance the quality of African ports, roads, bridges, rail, telecommunications, clean energy, and logistics in the face of rising temperatures and sea levels due to climate change.

“AFC Capital Partners will enhance our firepower in driving integrated infrastructure solutions that are core to Africa’s development in the post-Covid era,” said Samaila Zubairu, President and CEO of Africa Finance Corporation. “The Infrastructure Climate R ... Read more »

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Annual event opens to public visitors for first time

HONG KONG-Monday 13 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Asia’s premier fashion event CENTRESTAGE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened on 10 September 2021. The three-day extravaganza features 30 fashion events at which brands and designers can showcase their creativity in the fashion arena. A number of Hong Kong designers presented their 2022 Spring/Summer collections, attracting the attention of fashion buyers and fashionistas. For the first time, the show is open to public visitors for the entire duration. Visitors have a unique opportunity to check out the latest designs from leading local and overseas fashion brands, with most of the participating brands offering retail sales along with special offers.

Comprehensive fashion brand promotional platform
The sixth edition of CENTRESTAGE adopts “Chapter Infinity” as its central theme. The ... Read more »

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Shot Efficiency and Passing Profile bring the total number of advanced statistics to eight, using AWS machine learning and analytics to give fans deeper insights into the game of football

SEATTLE-Monday 13 September 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), and the German Bundesliga, Germany’s top national football league, announced two new Bundesliga Match Facts powered by AWS that will premier as graphics during broadcasts and in the official Bundesliga app during the 2021–22 season. The first advanced stat, Shot Efficiency, compares the actual number of goals that a player or team has scored with how many goals the player or team should have scored based on the quality of their chances. The second, Passing Profile, provides deeper insights into the pass quality of a player or an entire team. Both stats will debut during Matchday 4 on September 11, 2021, featuring the faceoff bet ... Read more »

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