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NEW YORK & CHICAGO-Friday, October 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

    Creates a leading global lifestyle provider with significant synergies, economies of scale and highly diversified earnings stream
    Accelerates strategy to capitalize on trends within Assurant’s expanding lifestyle business
    Deepens footprint and product offerings in key international markets
    Modestly accretive to operating earnings per share in 2018 on a run-rate basis


(BUSINESS WIRE)--Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ), a premier global provider of risk management solutions, and The Warranty Group, a leading global provider of protection plans and related programs, and a portfolio company of TPG Capital, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine operations, with Assurant shareholders retaining majority ownership of the combined company. The transactio ... Read more »

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NEW YORK & BOSTON.-Friday, October 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

First Eagle to pay $11.44 per NewStar share in cash plus contingent value rights worth up to an estimated additional $0.88-1.00 per share

Combination of like-minded investment managers brings together NewStar’s proven direct lending platform and credit investment capabilities with First Eagle’s established asset management business

NewStar to concurrently sell portfolio of investment assets, including approximately $2.4 billion in middle-market loans and other credit investments, to a fund sponsored by GSO Capital Partners

NewStar to continue servicing investment portfolio on behalf of GSO, ensuring continuity for its private equity clients and their portfolio companies

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Eagle Investment Management (“First Eagle”) and NewStar Financial Inc. (Nasdaq:NEWS) ("NewStar”) announced today that they have entered into a definitive a ... Read more »

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This Partnership Will Create a Seamless Data Connection between AGCO’s Fuse® and Climate FieldView 

DULUTH, Ga. -Friday, October 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), a world-leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announced today a new digital partnership with The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), that will provide AGCO customers the option to connect with The Climate Corporation’s Climate FieldView™ platform. AGCO’s partnership with The Climate Corporation is a product of Fuse and its open approach to agriculture, which focuses on helping customers optimize their farms through seamless technology integration and connectivity.

“AGCO is excited to work with The Climate Corporation to give our customers yet another choice for Precision Ag solutions,” says Chris Rhodes, director Fuse Business Development. “The Climate Fiel ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Friday, October 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Andersen Global is proud to announce the launch of the Andersen name in Canada as SdM Chartered Professional Accountants Inc. formally adopts the name Andersen Tax. SdM, a tax firm based in Montreal, Quebec, became a collaborating firm of Andersen Global in June of 2016 and has now formally joined the organization as a member firm under the name Andersen Tax.

 “We have been working with Simon and the team in Montreal for several years now, and I’m confident that together we will continue finding the best solutions for our clients,” said Global Chairman and CEO of Andersen Tax LLC, Mark Vorsatz. “Our shared name demonstrates the like-mindedness of our partners and the adoption of the Andersen name in Canada further strengthens our growing footprint in the region.”

As Andersen Tax, the Canadian team will continue to provide tax, advisory and international ... Read more »

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TRYON, N.C.-Friday, October 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tickets for the FEI World Equestrian GamesTM Tryon 2018 (WEG) are now on sale to the public online at

With more than 500,000 people expected to attend the 2018 Games, the 12-day spectacle of equestrian champions is one of the biggest events on the global sporting calendar and will be the largest equestrian event in North Carolina’s history.

Mark Bellissimo, CEO of host venue Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) in Tryon, NC, USA, said: “Demand from the event is way beyond our expectations and it would not surprise me if this event were to sell out early. We have experienced unprecedented demand, far bigger than we ever anticipated. There is tremendous appetite for this event, so we encourage people to buy now.”

Tickets for the WEG include the following options: a standard Day Pass, Individual Event Pass, All Session Discipline Pass, All S ... Read more »

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COLOMBES, France -Friday, October 20th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, was selected by BGFIBank, the top bank in Central Africa, to launch the new Visa bank card in Gabon integrating MOTION CODETM, a technology developed by IDEMIA ensuring optimal security especially in Internet transactions and considerably reducing the risk of online fraud.

As a reference player in the African banking landscape, the BGFIBank Group has always been a pioneer in the adoption of new technologies in order to offer its customers the most innovative and secure solutions on the market. It is therefore quite natural that BGFIBank chose the expertise of IDEMIA (formerly known as OT-Morpho) to offer its customers high-tech payment cards for the first time in Africa. The adoption of this innovative solution is intended to secure online purchases made by its customers.

Traditional paym ... Read more »

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