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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andersen Global extends its presence in the United Kingdom through a Collaboration Agreement with appraisal and advisory firm European Valuations, adding valuation capabilities to its European platform.

Operating out of London, Birmingham and Manchester, European Valuations provides full-service valuation solutions and specializes in business asset valuation and asset disposals. Led by Gordon Titley and Dan Edgar, the firm works with clients across a broad range of industries, including asset-based lenders, financial institutions, private equity firms, corporations, debt and restructuring advisors.

“Working closely with clients and maintaining consistency in the quality of our work have always been at the core of our business model,” Gordon said. “Collaborating with Andersen Global highlights our ongoing commitment to client service and to becoming the leading provider of valuation services in the country and Europe. With our combin ... Read more »

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SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt - Tuesday, 08. November 2022


(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana H.E. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, and President of the Republic of Rwanda. H.E. Paul Kagame met in Sharm El-Sheikh on the sidelines of COP 27 to discuss the furthering of pharmaceutical equity for global public health with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, and Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

The key recommendation emanating from the meeting is an inter-governmental South-South cooperation initiative aiming at the development and manufacturing of 60% of all essential, contemporary pharmaceuticals for the populations of Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa within their respective continents by 2040. Initially, it is intended for the cooperation to focus on next generation oncological drugs, preventive and t ... Read more »

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DENVER - Tuesday, 08. November 2022

Measures include Royalty Software Waiver and Royalty Discount

(BUSINESS WIRE)--MPEG LA, LLC today announced measures to bring its pool license for Versatile Video Coding, or VVC (introduced to the market on January 27, 2022), into conformity with market realities that will free implementers to invest in VVC adoption.

First, a waiver of royalties for standalone (not in or with hardware) VVC software products Sold (with or without compensation or consideration) to an End User is available to any VVC Licensee that commits to becoming a Licensor to MPEG LA’s VVC License if they or their Affiliates presently or in the future have the right to license or sublicense VVC Essential Patents. Products to which the waiver applies will still benefit from coverage as licensed products under the VVC License.

Second, a 25% VVC royalty discount is available to any VVC Licensee that enters into and is compliant with MPEG LA&rsq ... Read more »

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LONDON - Tuesday, 08. November 2022 AETOSWire 

Board’s Intelligent Planning accelerates KPMG’s forecasting transformation

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Board, the leading global provider of Intelligent Planning Solutions which help organizations plan smarter – enabling actionable insights and better outcomes, today announced that its customer KPMG has won the 2022 Ventana Research Digital Leadership Award for the Office of Revenue category using Board’s Intelligent Planning for Finance.

The Ventana Research Digital Leadership awards recognize organizations and individuals who utilize technology to advance business and IT. The 15th Annual Digital Leadership Awards showcase the leadership and use of business applications or technology that contribute significantly to the improved efficiency, productivity, and performance of the organization.

KPMG realized that forecasting inputs were too complex and wanted to transform traditional foreca ... Read more »

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MCLEAN, Va. - Tuesday, 08. November 2022


(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and leading provider of inflight connectivity (IFC), is accepting applications to its Space STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) program from teenagers across the African continent.

This partnership with MaxIQ Space chooses high school students from across the continent to be involved in an intensive program where students design, build and, for certain missions, launch satellites into space. This unique opportunity is entirely virtual, with each student receiving a STEM kit and engaging in virtual workshops delivered by space education specialists. Each workshop comprises lessons, practical activities, assignments and experiments.

This will be the third year Intelsat has partnered with MaxIQ Space, inspiring a love of space among teens across the African continent.

& ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 08. November 2022 


New technologies and wellness to drive ceramic boom in UAE and KSA

Driven by a rebounding economy and a burgeoning demand for sustainable living and working spaces, the regional interior design market is emerging as a growth driver for the construction sector, which is projected to grow at CAGR of 4.69 percent by 2027, reaching a value of US$133.53 billion by 2027.

This, according to interior design industry experts, is expected to make the sector even more attractive to local and international suppliers, which will in turn expose interior designers to a wider choice of products for their projects.

According to the Tile of Spain spokesperson, the region ... Read more »

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Nexign Mediation represents an integrated system designed to consolidate and transform the network data
The low-code approach minimizes the need for developer involvement to configure required data processing flows and onboard new protocols and formats
The platform can process over 1.5 billion xDRs daily, which accommodates the data processing requirements of a Tier 1 CSP

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nexign, a leading provider of BSS and digitalization solutions, launches a new OSS solution to centralize the collection and transformation of network data. Nexign Mediation represents a low-code platform that aggregates data from various network equipment and other sources. It lets communications service providers (CSPs) increase the security, speed, and flexibility of collecting and analyzing data streams for further use in billing and analytics. Nexign Mediation also allows quickly adding new data types, formats, sources, and cons ... Read more »

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doola raises $8M to help US and non-US founders start, run and grow their business:

doola offers LLC formation: State filings, US mailing address, getting an EIN, and setting up payment processors | Banking: doola Banking enables LLCs to bank and build credit in the US | Compliance: Bookkeeping, payroll, IRS tax filings, and tax consultations
The number of LLCs has grown nearly twenty-fold since 1995, rising from fewer than 120,000 to more than 2.5 million today
US monthly business applications are over 400,000 per month (on track for 5M+ in 2022) and there are 50M+ independent creators globally.
(BUSINESS WIRE)--doola announced today that they have raised $8M in funding to continue helping entrepreneurs around the globe turn their dream idea into their dream US business. This new funding round was led by Nexus Venture Partners with participation from the Y Combinator Continuity Fund and more.

It’s time for entrepreneurs to shift their attenti ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 08. November 2022

Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited (‘Arzan Wealth’), a Dubai-based advisory firm regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, is pleased to announce that it has advised on a successful mezzanine lending exit in the United States achieving strong returns for investors.

This deal was completed in Jan 2022 as part of Arzan Wealth Debt platform utilized Real Estate Index Linked Securities (“REILS”) instrument, which was designed as a 4-year amortizing mezzanine loan to a portfolio of multi-family properties, consisting of 1,339 rental residential units in the states of New York, Nebraska, Missouri and New Hampshire, USA.

Arzan Wealth advised on the exit of this investment, generating a higher return than the maximum contractual IRR and EM in a short holding period of 6 months. The early exit from this investment resulted from the borrower unexpectedly selling their entire portfolio, ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 08. November 2022

The launch of MEA & Asia Crypto & Blockchain Association (MEAACBA) in Abu Dhabi is being seen as a pivotal step forward in the development of accessible, transparent, and compliant crypto-blockchain ecosystems. 

MEAACBA is a non profit organisation which has cross-industry representation with a focus on education, coordination, and innovation for participants across the crypto and blockchain ecosystem.


Board Chairman, Jehanzeb Awan, said: “MEAACBA will bring the knowledge, connections and gravitas needed to create wide reaching benefits for this highly dynamic and exciting space.  We are dedicated to educating the global community and helping all businesses succeed and thrive.  This will be delivered by industry experts sharing knowledge through webinars, courses and events.  The industry will benefit from the Association as it provides a coordination ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 08. November 2022 AETOSWire 

Latest Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud release further democratizes advanced security solutions with effective protection for data, applications, and systems under one centralized platform.

Live from their annual #CyberFit Summit, Acronis, the global leader in Cyber Protection, today introduces its new product, Acronis Advanced Security + EDR for Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud. Advanced Security + EDR delivers an innovative approach to effective threat detection, containment and remediation by reducing the complexity present in other EDR solutions

Following industry-established standards and mapping to the MITRE ATT&CK® framework, Acronis Advanced Security + EDR simplifies the complex solutions required to keep pace with today’s sophisticated threat landscape. It does this by leveraging its unified platform approach which allows IT teams to detect and understand advanced attacks, ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Friday, 04. November 2022

KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, announced that its head-to-head football simulation game Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team will hold the World Dream Campaign from Friday, November 4th to Friday, December 2nd. The campaign will feature SSR Genzo Wakabayashi wearing the Japan national team’s official kit. See the original press release (https://www.klab.com/en/press/) for more information.


World Dream Campaign

During the campaign period, new players wearing the official kits of national football teams from around the world will appear in sequence.

National Teams: Japan, Germany, Uruguay, Brazil, Italy, England, France, Argentina, Mexico, Spain

*From December onwards, players wearing the official kits from the Swedish and Dutch national teams will also debut.


From today, various events such as World Dream Campaign: FREE 10-Player Transfer, Wo ... Read more »

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Premier Life Sciences Innovator Delivers Groundbreaking Cellular Analysis Technology

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- LevitasBio, Inc., www.levitasbio.com, a premier end-to-end sample processing and analysis provider to the life sciences market, announced it has completed Series C round financing of $35 million to advance its mission of providing powerful, industry-leading methods of cellular analysis.

The funding allows LevitasBio to accelerate its commercial success through the development of next generation high-throughput instruments for sample processing and analysis. For the first time ever, researchers using LevitasBio’s groundbreaking technology can examine, analyze and understand true biological signatures without altering, stressing, or damaging cells—all while preserving the original samples.

This new round of funding was led by Novalis Lifesciences with the participation of Pavilion Capital—a unit of Temasek Holdings Pte, an industry-leading s ... Read more »

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BOSTON - Friday, 04. November 2022

PLAY is a streaming experience featuring 30+ episodes of unique expert insights on how businesses can leverage the power of video to grow in the new digital world.

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), a trusted global streaming technology leader, announced today that Academy Award-winning writer and director of CODA, Siân Heder, and Emmy-nominated actor and comedian Billy Eichner will guest-star in PLAY Season 1. PLAY, a streaming experience with over 30 episodes, gathers top streaming professionals, marketers, and industry all-stars from around the world. It is designed to help businesses explore the power of video and implement a streaming-first content strategy and enable media organizations to find new ways to monetize content and reduce operating costs.

Over the course of 30-plus episodes, the series will chart a course for marketers, media, and communications professionals to own their digital future and si ... Read more »

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Providing service continuity and growth capacity, HummingSat is smaller than conventional GEO satellites

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and leading provider of inflight connectivity (IFC), today announced that scale-up manufacturer SWISSto12 will produce the Intelsat 45 satellite (IS-45). With the order, Intelsat becomes the first commercial customer for the innovative HummingSat geostationary (GEO) telecommunications product.

Scheduled for launch in 2025, Intelsat 45 will provide Ku-band fixed-satellite services enabling Intelsat to provide specialized and efficient service to Media and Network customers.

“The SWISSto12 product brings two innovations to meet our business needs,” said Jean-Luc Froeliger, SVP of Space Systems, Intelsat. “The small size addresses a gap in our fleet strategy, enabling us to be increasingly more targeted to meet specific custo ... Read more »

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Co-Investment Fund V Over-Subscribed; Evidences Increased Global Demand for Co-Investment Opportunities

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Adams Street Partners, LLC, a private markets investment management firm with more than $52 billion of assets under management, announced today it has successfully completed fundraising for its Co-Investment Fund V, closing the oversubscribed program with more than $1.3 billion of committed capital.

Adams Street’s Co-Investment Fund V (“Fund V”) program saw high demand globally, exceeding original targets and showing a strong representation from existing and new investors. The successful close of Fund V raises total Co-Investment strategy assets to $4.2 billion. Fund V expects to target approximately 50 investments with industry-leading general partners (“GPs”) globally.

“Adams Street’s dedicated Co-Investment team and long-term partnerships with GPs help enable us to source high-conviction opport ... Read more »

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