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 Strong performance reflects resilience of business and brands


AMSTERDAM-Tuesday 4 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Record in-home (CPG) sales growth driven by developed markets

    CPG performance largely offsets away-from-home

    Good recovery in away-from-home starting in June

    Adjusted EBIT organic growth of 10.5% to EUR 642 million

    Underlying profit increased by 12.0%; underlying EPS of EUR 0.791

    Leverage improved to 3.4x, from 4.2x at end of FY 19

    Successful completion of IPO


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A message from Casey Keller, CEO of JDE Peet’s

“JDE Peet’s delivered strong performance in the first half of 2020, demonstrating the resilience of our business and brands despite the unprecedented economic and social disruption of COVID-19 ... Read more »

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 SEM – Essential in Daily Lab Operation – JSM-IT700HR Makes it Easy


TOKYO -Tuesday 4 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JEOL Ltd. (TOKYO:6951) (President & COO Izumi Oi) announces the release of a new scanning electron microscope (SEM), the JSM-IT700HR for unprecedentedly high throughput in August 2020.

Development background

Scanning electron microscopes are used in various fields, such as nanotechnology, metals, semiconductors, ceramics, medicine, and biology. In addition, SEM applications are expanding to include quality control as well as basic research. The demands are increasing for faster data acquisition of higher-quality SEM images and for easier confirmation of compositional information.

Based on our award-winning predecessor of “InTouchScope™” series SEMs, the JSM-IT700HR is equipped with our in-lens Schottky field emission electron gun (FEG). This new powerful SEM sati ... Read more »

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LONDON-Tuesday 4 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Smiths Detection, a global leader in detection and screening technologies, today confirmed that it has completed the acquisition of PathSensors, a leading bio-technology solutions and environmental-testing company, based in Baltimore, MD, USA.

The acquisition strengthens Smiths Detection’s biological-detection capabilities to detect pathogens for broad end-market applications, including in food and agriculture safety.

“We are pleased to be able to complete this acquisition, which we view as a significant strategic step in accelerating how we are able to respond to biological threats, which are becoming increasingly relevant in the current environment,” said Roland Carter, President Smiths Detection. “PathSensors has developed such a capability – with its multiple threat assays already available, it is able to identify biological threats in minutes and will provide a s ... Read more »

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 Leading Global Organizations Focus on Holistic Hospital Safety During Unprecedented Pandemic


IRVINE, Calif.-Tuesday 4 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, four leading global organizations dedicated to fighting preventable deaths due to medical errors announced their partnership to co-convene the #uniteforsafecare program on World Patient Safety Day (September 17, 2020).

In June, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation announced the wide-ranging campaign to bring attention to system-wide improvements that will ensure better health worker and patient safety outcomes, called #uniteforsafecare. Now, the organization will be joined by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), The Leapfrog Group, and International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) in co-convening the slate of programming, which includes a virtual physical challenge to raise awareness of the issue; collaboration with the National Association for He ... Read more »

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 The MOTOTRBO™ DP540 two-way radio for small and medium businesses incorporates all the necessary features in one affordable device

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa-Monday 3 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global leader in mission-critical communications, Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI), launches a new two-way radio device specially designed for small and medium businesses in Sub Saharan Africa. The MOTOTRBO™DP540 two-way radio is built for cost-conscious businesses looking to transition to digital technology for reliable and efficient communications.

As demand for digital radio communication rises, small and medium businesses are looking for simple and affordable solutions for their communication needs without the need to compromise on quality. MOTOTRBO™ DP540 is the perfect tool for users in need of an entry-level digital radio, offering ease of use and powerful digital-enabled features. The new device, available through certifi ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Monday 3 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- First Eagle Investment Management, LLC (“First Eagle”) is pleased to announce plans to open a branch of First Eagle Investment Management Ltd. in Munich, Germany, through which the firm will serve international wholesale clients in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) as well as in other non-US domiciles. The Munich office will be overseen by Matthieu Louanges, who joins First Eagle on August 3 as head of its international wholesale business. Louanges will be stationed in Munich in preparation for the official opening of First Eagle’s office there, expected in late 2020.

“First Eagle traces its origin to Germany, and we are excited to reestablish our local presence there after an absence of more than 80 years,” said Mehdi Mahmud, President and Chief Executive Officer of First Eagle. “Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder, the predecessor firm to First Eagle, represented the ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Monday 3 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- For the second straight year, Moody’s Analytics has won the Risk Technology Awards for IFRS 9 – Enterprise Solution of the Year and IFRS 9 – ECL Modelling Solution of the Year. The two IFRS 9 awards bring the Moody’s Analytics tally to seven in the 2020 Risk Technology Awards program.

The complexity introduced into financial reporting by the IFRS 9 accounting standard has proven to be a major challenge. Measuring and reporting on the future performance of credit portfolios has introduced new data, analytics, and financial processes. Moody’s Analytics solutions for IFRS 9 are modular and flexible, to help institutions of any size meet the standard while strengthening their risk management and decision-making processes.

The ImpairmentStudio™ for IFRS 9 platform is central to our IFRS 9 offering. This cloud-based software lets customers automate their impairment a ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan-Monday 3 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2020 (quarter ended June 30, 2020). Based on the first quarter performance, the company confirms management guidance, and raises reported operating profit and reported net profit for the full year. The company also announced recent updates to its R&D pipeline and highlighted its R&D momentum with seven potential New Drug Application filings planned for the next 12 months.

    Underlying revenue growth was 0.9% year on year. Takeda’s five key business areas, which represent 83% of revenue, delivered underlying revenue growth of 6%, and its 14 global brands, with reported revenue of JPY 308.0 billion in aggregate, posted 20% underlying revenue growth
    Reported revenue was JPY 801.9 billion, with the ... Read more »

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 One year since the Fusarium Wilt Tropical Race 4 (TR4) presence was confirmed in Latin America, produce leader broadly exploring all available solutions to ensure bananas endure and remain a food staple across the globe.


CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Monday 3 August 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dole Food Company today shared the company’s most recent update on its efforts to combat Fusarium Tropical Race 4 (TR4), a plant disease that poses an existential threat to bananas, a major staple crop for much of the world.

Since the discovery of TR4 in northern Colombia one year ago, Dole swiftly ramped-up its TR4 response plan, implementing site-specific TR4 prevention activities throughout Latin America in coordination with local authorities and international experts to contain and prevent spread.

A three-year containment program was immediately implemented in 2019 to ensure biosecurity protocols in every Dole banana farm, as well as t ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 31 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global announces its entrance into Cotonou, Benin with the addition of collaborating firm Fiduciaire Conseil and Assistance (FCA), a full-service tax and legal firm founded 20 years ago.

The firm, led by Managing Partner Sybel Akuesson, combines a strong, balanced tax and legal practice whose staff of 17 professionals provides assistance in labor law and corporate law as well as offers full tax capabilities to businesses involved in a variety of industries.

“In an increasingly complex world, the African market has begun demanding a new pace and scale of doing business, especially when it comes to the demand of legal services,” Sybel said. “In the spirit of stewardship, we are always looking for ways to grow and improve as a firm, and our collaboration with Andersen Global ensures we can meet all of our clients’ tax and legal needs globally in a seamless manner ... Read more »

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