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New program follows successful multi-currency travel card launch in APAC and Europe

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.-Friday 11 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- i2c Inc., a leading provider of digital payment and banking technology, today announced its partnership with Wirex, a leading borderless cryptocurrency and fiat payment platform to deliver its prepaid multi-currency debit card to the US.

The collaboration builds on a longstanding partnership between the two payment leaders, expanding the Wirex prepaid crypto-enabled card program from the APAC and European regions to the United States. Similar to the other programs, US Wirex cardholders will manage and use multiple currencies while traveling using a single card. In addition to gaining cross-border flexibility and control over their payments, cardholders can earn up to 8 percent in crypto rewards on all in-store and online purchases while avoiding costly travel exchange fees.

“We are thri ... Read more »

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The company begins trading under ticker symbols NRGV and NRGV WS today, February 14, 2022

Trading follows the successful completion of the business combination with Novus Capital Corporation

Transaction raises approximately $235 million in gross proceeds additive to its recently announced Series C of $107M and $50M license fee from Atlas Renewable to fund the execution of its growth strategy

LUGANO, Switzerland & WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.-Tuesday 15 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Energy Vault Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: NRGV, NRGV WS) (“Energy Vault”), the company developing sustainable, grid-scale energy storage solutions, will begin trading today, February 14, 2022, following the completion of its business combination with Novus Capital Corporation II.

Robert Piconi, Chief Executive Officer of Energy Vault, said, “We are pleased to begin this exciting new chapter in Energy Vault’s history as we transition ... Read more »

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Opening of two Data Centers in Africa in less than two weeks, and more to come


LAGOS, Nigeria-Tuesday 15 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Today, Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection announced the availability of a new Acronis Cyber Cloud Data Center in Lagos, Nigeria. The new data center, one of the 111 new data centers being deployed by the company, gives service provider partners access to a full range of cyber protection solutions upon which they can build new services while delivering faster access, constant data availability, and data sovereignty to their clients.  

Having these capabilities is key for Nigerian service providers today, as cyber threats loom over the business landscape and data accessibility, privacy, and compliance demands grow.

The opening of the Nigerian data center is part of the Acronis Global/Local Initiative, an effort that includes global management for all data centers, geographic redundancy, and control ... Read more »

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• New brand first step on company's journey towards separate value creation

• Accelleron conveys ambition “to succeed and move further”

ZURICH-Tuesday 15 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB today announced that its Turbocharging division (PA), a global leader in heavy duty turbocharging for diesel and gas engines, has unveiled its new brand name “Accelleron”, a compound word of: Access – Accelerate – Excel – on and on, with a bold new color of bright purple representing a powerful, inspirational, and noble brand.

The new brand is centered around the company's purpose: Together we inspire, innovate & exceed expectations – setting industry benchmarks for the benefit of all. It also builds on the company’s legacy of over 100 years in turbocharging, embodying the ambition to continue its development as a global market-leader in its sectors, helping the world succeed ... Read more »

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Innovative user interface a boon for merchants; provides higher BNPL acceptance rates and opportunity to serve a broader base of customers worldwide

MIAMI-Tuesday 15 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time digital payment software, today announced ACI PayAfter™, a new solution that enables merchants globally to provide their customers with a choice of more than 70 BNPL options through a single integration. The innovative user interface enhances acceptance rates and serves a broader base of customers traditionally overlooked, boosting merchant sales worldwide.

For merchants, ACI PayAfter offers one application and a single contract that reduces the complexity and cost of integration, as well as faster speed to market, and actionable customer intelligence.

ACI PayAfter gives consumers one BNPL option—ACI PayAfter—displayed at checkout, one application form, an ... Read more »

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• Broader relationship provides organisations with clear path to confidently use highly-sensitive data in Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

• Enables Ubiquitous Data Encryption, a solution that combines Google Cloud’s Confidential Computing with Thales’s CipherTrust Cloud Key Manager

• Thales CipherTrust Data Security Platform allows users to create and manage encryption keys for data moving to Google Cloud’s Confidential Computing

PARIS LA DÉFENSE-Tuesday 15 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Building on the two companies’ long standing partnership, Thales and Google Cloud are now working together to strengthen data security for customers migrating their workloads to the cloud. The Thales and Google Cloud solution enables Ubiquitous Data Encryption, a unified offering that provides complete control over data at-rest, in-use, and in-transit with comprehensive centralized key control owned and managed by the ... Read more »

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HAYWARD, Calif.-Tuesday 15 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mawi DNA Technologies (Mawi), a leading biosampling collection company, announces it has been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems and ISO 13485:2016 Medical Devices Quality Management Systems certifications. Mawi developed and commercialized the iSWAB technology, an innovative system for collection of biosamples.

This internationally recognized standard signifies that Mawi has developed, maintains and continuously improves its business processes. This is accomplished by measuring and comparing business performance to appropriate quality standards. The ISO certificate helps to improve business credibility and authority, as well as the overall efficiency of the business.

“The ISO certification reinforces our quality structure as a company and as a supplier for our valued customers,” said Hanzel Lawas, Mawi’s QMS and Operations Manager. He added that Mawi ... Read more »

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DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.-Tuesday 1 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

-(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alpha Blue Ocean, the family office and leading specialist in alternative financing founded by Pierre Vannineuse, has announced the signing of a new financing agreement of three million Euros through ADTHINK, recently renamed NFTY (Ticker: ALNFT:FP), via a new alternative innovative and unprecedented financing solution in France.

Adthink, recently renamed NFTY, and Alpha Blue Ocean announced the signing of a financing contract in Bonds Convertible to Redeemable Shares, for a nominal maximum amount of €3M over 3 years.

The purpose of this financing agreement is to support the growth of the group over the next 3 years and to strengthen its diversification and its position as a major player in digital advertising in France.

Pierre Vannineuse, Chairman, CIO & Founder of Alpha Blue Ocean: “ABO is thrilled to diversify its portfolio with this new investment ... Read more »

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SUWANEE, Ga.-Tuesday 15 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- InVeris Training Solutions (booth #M7) will showcase its newest training technology SRCE™ (See | Rehearse | Collectively Experience or "Source") at World Defense Show in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 6-9. Debuting in late 2021, SRCE is the world’s first and only augmented reality-based training simulator, providing groundbreaking mission rehearsal for militaries and law enforcement. In addition to SRCE, InVeris will also be displaying a full array of live-fire range offerings.

“Augmented reality enables us to combine virtual training in real-world locations,” said InVeris Chief Executive Officer Al Weggeman. “SRCE provides mission readiness training to global defense forces that is totally lifelike, seamless and customizable. Live-fire training is equally important, and our comprehensive selection of shooting range equipment underscores why InVeris has been a ... Read more »

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• Largest private real estate transaction ever;

• Recapitalization delivers exceptional value for Blackstone real estate investors while enabling electing investors to maintain long term exposure to one of the firm’s highest conviction themes.

LONDON-Tuesday 15 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blackstone (NYSE: BX) today announced that existing investors in Mileway, its 14.7 million square meter pan-European last mile logistics company, have agreed to recapitalize the company for €21 billion alongside Blackstone’s Core+ strategy, and to hold the business for the long term. The recapitalization remains subject to a “go-shop” process which will commence immediately.

Over the past six years, Blackstone and Mileway’s management team have grown the company into the largest last mile logistics portfolio in Europe. Today it comprises over 1,700 high-quality, last mile logist ... Read more »

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