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NEW YORK & LONDON & HONG KONG -Tuesday 17 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jefferies announced today a total donation of $4.4 million to 16 organizations providing needed assistance to victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. The firm's clients helped to generate $3.075 million in donations through global trading commissions on September 16th. Jefferies also contributed $1 million directly, and voluntary donations from the firm's 3,656 employees totaled another $325,000.

"We are proud of the entire Jefferies family for raising $4,400,000 for relief efforts in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian,” commented Rich Handler, CEO of Jefferies, and Brian Friedman, President. “We greatly appreciate the participation and support of our clients globally, who directed their trading business to Jefferies on September 16th to help maximize our contribution, as well as all the donations from our own employees who generously vol ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday 17 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global announced today a collaboration agreement with MRB Attorneys in Rwanda. The addition of the Kigali-based firm marks the 16th country with a presence in Africa for Andersen Global.

MRB Attorneys was founded in 2013 by the firm’s five partners, who all have extensive experience in private and public legal consultancy services. Today, MRB’s eleven attorneys advise clients in corporate and commercial law, dispute resolution, energy and infrastructure, and government business and policy, with a heavy emphasis on banking and investment issues. They represent a broad clientele of banks, private and public companies, international organizations, and government agencies.

“Andersen Global’s reputation of stewardship and transparency lines up well with what our clients value and have come to expect from us. The synergetic collaboration will be beneficial for ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Tuesday 17 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Solasia Pharma K.K. (TSE:4597, Headquarters: Tokyo, President & CEO: Yoshihiro Arai, hereinafter “Solasia”), a specialty pharmaceutical company based in Asia, today announced that patient registration reached the target number of cases for the darinaparsin Phase 2 study.

The Phase 2 study is being conducted as a multinational, multicentre, single-arm, open-label, non-randomized study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of darinaparsin monotherapy in relapsed or refractory patients with peripheral T-cell lymphoma (hereinafter “PTCL”) in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Patients would receive maximum 6 cycles of darinaparsin, and the efficacy would be measured with tumor response as primary outcome measure.

This study is a pivotal (final) study for PTCL based on prior consultation with the authority. At present, Solasia expects to announce the study results in ... Read more »

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Christina Aguilera Surprises Guests at the Virgin Voyages and Gareth Pugh Collaboration Launch Party with a Live Performance


LONDON -Tuesday 17 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virgin Voyages, the new lifestyle brand that is shaking up the travel industry, has unveiled pieces from its stylish new uniform collection designed by maverick British fashion designer Gareth Pugh. The collection was showcased in a star-studded event during London Fashion Week last night.

The event at London's Royal Opera House featured a live surprise performance by Christina Aguilera. Christina Aguilera was dressed by Gareth Pugh in original designs featuring the capsule collection’s signature hues of red and black.

“People are at the heart of all of our Virgin companies and when our people feel their best, they help make guest experiences the best they can be,” said Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group. “We want ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Tuesday 17 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The We Company (the “Company”) has issued the following statement:

“The We Company is looking forward to our upcoming IPO, which we expect to be completed by the end of the year. We want to thank all of our employees, members and partners for their ongoing commitment.”

This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities. Any offers, solicitations of offers to buy, or any sales of securities will be made in accordance with the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933. A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. Copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the off ... Read more »

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Velodyne President Marta Hall Speaks IAA 2019 About Technology to Reduce Collisions, Protect Pedestrians and Cyclists

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Tuesday 17 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Marta Hall, President and Chief Business Development Officer of Velodyne Lidar, Inc. will address the future of vehicle safety at the IAA 2019 Conference in Frankfurt. Hall’s presentation will highlight the development of advanced, cost-effective lidar technology for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomy, particularly to protect pedestrians, assist drivers and save lives. The event will take place at Velodyne’s booth (Hall 8.0, Booth A13) on September 18 at 11:00 a.m. CEST (GMT+2).

“There are dozens of companies working on autonomous vehicles. Incredible possibilities have opened as a result of the engineering efforts towards autonomy. In rolling out full autonomy, our customers put safety first. That means they use redundant systems ... Read more »

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Event to Focus on Impact of 5G on Digital Economy; Registration Now Open


LONDON-Monday 16 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the first speakers for its Mobile 360 – Eurasia 2019 conference, which will take place on the 8-9 October 2019 at the Lotte Hotel, Moscow. The event, which is now in its second year, invites senior leaders from mobile operators, governments and regulatory bodies to discuss the impact of mobile technology on the digital economy in the region. This year’s event will have the theme of ‘Embracing 5G and Emerging Technologies to Accelerate the Digital Economy’ and will examine the imminent commercial launch of 5G in the region. Initial commercial 5G launches are expected in 2020 with the total number of 5G connections in Russia set to reach 48 million by 2025.

“We are excited to be hosting our second Mobile 360 event in Russia and have convened an incredibly strong li ... Read more »

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 Bringing Open Interfaces on Open Radio Hardware to Redefine the Network Economics for Mobile Operators

 

SINGAPORE & RICHARDSON, Texas -Tuesday 17 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir, a leader in accelerating software network transformation and redefining mobile network economics for communications service providers (CSPs), was awarded ‘Best RAN Technology’ winner for its innovative virtualized RAN (vRAN) solution for a second year in a row. Mavenir’s vRAN technology with open interfaces on open radio hardware provides the flexibility to support various 4G/5G deployment configurations without risk to existing 4G business.

Contrary to existing traditional Network Equipment Providers, Mavenir’s virtualized open RAN technology breaks the vendor lock-in situation as OpenRAN completely changes the dynamics and economics of today’s market where costs stay high if a carrier is locked into legac ... Read more »

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BUSAN, South Korea-Monday 16 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Busan Metropolitan City will host the 24th Busan International Film Festival and G-STAR 2019.

2019 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) will showcase 303 films on 37 screens from October 3 to 12. Game Show & Trade, All-Round ‘G-STAR 2019’, the global game exhibition, will take place at BEXCO, Busan from November 14 to 17. G-STAR 2019 will feature a variety of events including BTC (Business To Consumer) Program, BTB (Business To Business) Program, Global Game Conference, Game Investment Market, Game Industry Job Fair, and Korea Game Award.

During the BIFF, 303 films from 85 countries will be shown on 37 screens at 6 theaters including Busan Cinema Center, CGV Centum City, Lotte Cinema Centum City, Megabox Haeundae, Dongseo University Sohyang Theater, and Lotte Cinema Daeyoung.

The program includes 150 premieres such as 120 World Premieres (97 feature films ... Read more »

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GSMA-Led Climate Initiative to Develop Decarbonisation Pathway for Mobile Sector

LONDON-Monday 16 September 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Many of the world’s largest mobile operator groups have agreed to start disclosing their climate impacts as part of a major new GSMA-led initiative to develop a mobile industry climate action roadmap in line with the Paris Agreement.

More than 50 mobile operators – which together account for more than two thirds of mobile connections globally1 – are now disclosing their climate impacts, energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions via the internationally recognised CDP global disclosure system. The move will enable full transparency for investors and customers involved in the mobile sector. Many of the companies are disclosing for the first time as part of the GSMA-led initiative.

GSMA operator members that are disclosing via CDP include América Móvil, AT&T Inc., Axiata Group, Bell Canada, ... Read more »

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