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NEW YORK & FRANKFURT, Germany - Monday, 20. March 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blackstone (NYSE: BX), the world’s largest alternative asset manager, today announced that it will open a new office in Frankfurt, Germany. The new flagship location will occupy 1,300 square meters in the OMNITURM in Frankfurt’s financial district and serve as a hub for Blackstone in Germany.

The new office will host professionals across Blackstone’s private equity, real estate, and credit businesses, in addition to providing a hub for Blackstone’s private wealth solutions business, which serves investment professionals and individual investors across Europe. Juergen Pinker, Senior Managing Director, will lead on Private Equity, with Jurij Puth, Senior Managing Director, leading on Credit.

Blackstone has been an active and significant investor in Germany for more than two decades, with currently more than 7,000 people employed by its portfolio companies in the ... Read more »

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CLERMONT-FERRAND, France - Friday, 24. March 2023 AETOSWire 

The publication in Chemical Reviews, one of the 10 most influential scientific journals in the world, marks a turning point for Carbios in the search for enzymes to degrade plastics other than PET and PLA
By collaborating with Toulouse Biotechnology Institute (TBI1) and the University of Bordeaux, Carbios brings together different fields of expertise to advance plastics circularity
 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Regulatory News:

Carbios (Euronext Growth Paris: ALCRB) (Paris:ALCRB), a pioneer in the development and industrialization of biological technologies to reinvent the life cycle of plastics and textiles, announces the publication of an article entitled "Enzymes' power for plastics degradation" in Chemical Reviews, one of the 10 most influential scientific journals in the world. The article is a comprehensive and critical review of research published to date on the enz ... Read more »

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NEW YORK 
American Express Travel’s 2023 Global Travel Trends Report1 shows travelers, and particularly Gen Z and Millennials2, plan to spend more on travel in 2023 than 2022.
Travelers are inspired by their favorite shows and movies, choosing their next dream destination based on what they’ll eat, and driven by a desire for greater wellness and support for local communities.
 

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- American Express Travel® released their 2023 Global Travel Trends Report today, highlighting four global trends inspiring people to travel this year:

The Rise of “Set-Jetting”: Popular movies, TV shows and social media are inspiring people to travel to places they see onscreen, like Italy, Paris, Yellowstone, and London

Delicious Destinations: From top restaurants to local favorites to cooking classes, people are choosing their next destination based on what they’ll eat

A Wellness Wave: Restorative ... Read more »

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 • Hundreds of MNOs (Mobile Network Operators) already trust in Thales’s eSIM management expertise to support massive predicted increase in adoption and deployment of eSIM (embedded SIM)-enabled devices.

• To boost its offering and better address MNOs needs, Thales has set a unique Cloud’s approach, which relies on the energy efficient and GSMA certified Google Cloud, with geo-redundant Thales vaults to secure data.

• Consumers and enterprises worldwide will enjoy the benefits of secure and smooth remote activation of their eSIM-enabled devices as it starts to become the new norm.

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thales, the world leader in eSIM management, supports the growth of eSIM-enabled consumer and industrial devices with Google Cloud expertise. Thales' pioneering Cloud solution combines its own security assets with Google's cloud presence in 200 countries to provide enhanced security, flexibility, and service ava ... Read more »

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In a demonstration experiment using 'freebit web3 Blocks' - "TONE Coin" - the world's first* unique loyalty point service based on "TONE Chain", Ethereum-compatible Layer 1 blockchain running on smartphones, reached the world's fifth largest scale in terms of number of nodes, and successfully achieved steady state operation.

~ Opened the "TONE Chain (Coin)" environment to research institutions, Web3 companies, etc. to participate in demonstrations, and launched a service that allows communities and companies to build their own Layer 1 blockchains using "freebit web3 Blocks" and the original smartphone "TONE e22" ~

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FreeBit Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; President, CEO and CTO: Atsuki Ishida; hereinafter "FreeBit") today announced the release of "freebit web3 Blocks", which solves various problems with the existing blockchains. FreeBit also announced th ... Read more »

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LAS VEGAS - Friday, 24. March 2023


Over 100 clients around the world are already leveraging Rimini ONE to improve and simplify system operations, reduce total cost of ownership, eliminate staffing challenges, extend the life of current releases for up to a guaranteed additional 15 years with no software vendor-required upgrades, and reallocate resources to higher value projects

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of end-to-end enterprise software support, products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software, and a Salesforce and AWS partner, today announced the formal launch of Rimini ONE™, its outsourcing service program designed to offer a comprehensive set of unified, integrated services to run, manage, support, customize, configure, connect, protect, monitor, and optimize enterprise applications, databases and technology software.

“We developed Rimi ... Read more »

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In a demonstration experiment using 'freebit web3 Blocks' - "TONE Coin" - the world's first* unique loyalty point service based on "TONE Chain", Ethereum-compatible Layer 1 blockchain running on smartphones, reached the world's fifth largest scale in terms of number of nodes, and successfully achieved steady state operation.

~ Opened the "TONE Chain (Coin)" environment to research institutions, Web3 companies, etc. to participate in demonstrations, and launched a service that allows communities and companies to build their own Layer 1 blockchains using "freebit web3 Blocks" and the original smartphone "TONE e22" ~

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FreeBit Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; President, CEO and CTO: Atsuki Ishida; hereinafter "FreeBit") today announced the release of "freebit web3 Blocks", which solves various problems with the existing blockchains. FreeBit also announced th ... Read more »

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DALLAS - Friday, 24. March 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mary Kay Inc., a global advocate for corporate sustainability and signatory to the UN Global Compact Sustainable Ocean Principles, continues to play an important role in ocean conservation. In February, the beauty brand launched a groundbreaking, user-friendly platform offering valuable guidance, decision-support tools, and practical knowledge for marine practitioners. Following the announcement, Mary Kay recently participated at the 10th World Ocean Summit and Expo 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal, organized by Economist Impact.

The World Ocean Summit is an annual global event that brings together the widest cross-section of the ocean community, from business and finance to governments, national and international policymakers, civil society, and academia. Over 1,500 attendees from more than 100 countries attended the three-day summit, where 188 speakers addressed some of the most pressing challenges facing the ocean, such a ... Read more »

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Funds will support refugee and under-resourced communities to grow food and improve food handling and safety practices

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF), a private foundation with the vision to prevent and relieve hunger through sustainable agricultural development, today announced a USD 50,000 grant to Providence Farm Collective (PFC) to support implementation of a holistic on-farm compost generation system and optimization of post-harvest efficiency and food safety at its 37-acre farm in Orchard Park, NY.

PFC is a non-profit that supports refugee, immigrant, Black and low-income farmers in Western New York who cannot otherwise access farmland. The organization started in 2017 as a grassroots effort by the Somali Bantu community to return to their agricultural heritage and grow fresh, culturally relevant produce. PFC has now grown to encompass refugees and immigrants from multiple nations and members of the Black community.

PFC’s ... Read more »

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CEO Marcus Swanepoel named Executive Chairman; COO James Lanigan appointed CEO

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Luno, a leading cryptocurrency wallet and exchange serving customers across 40 countries, today announced a series of strategic initiatives to position the company for its next phase of growth. Luno’s co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Marcus Swanepoel is moving into a new role as Executive Chairman, and Chief Operating Officer James Lanigan, who has been with the company for five years, is elevated to CEO. As Executive Chairman, Swanepoel will continue to work closely with Lanigan to guide Luno’s vision and strategy, while focusing on broadening Luno’s investor base to support the company’s next stage of growth.

As part of this process, Luno has hired Canaccord Genuity Group to help bring on new institutional and strategic investors alongside Digital Currency Group (DCG) to fund scaling, support expansion, accelerate market share gain, and pr ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care industries, announced today that several of its manufacturing sites had their Higg Facility Environmental Module (Higg FEM) and Higg Facility Social & Labor Module (Higg FSLM) self-assessments verified by an independent third party last year and achieved scores in the top quartile.

The LYCRA Company’s manufacturing sites in Waynesboro, Virginia; Maydown, Northern Ireland; and Foshan, China, completed verification for the Higg FEM module, while its Tuas, Singapore, and Maydown sites completed verification for the Higg FSLM module. A copy of the verified reports for Higg FEM and Higg FSLM can be requested at communications@lycra.com.

Higg FEM reviews air emissions, energy use, environmental management systems, wastewater, waste, chemical management and water usage. The LYCRA Company’s six manufacturing sites hav ... Read more »

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