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NORWALK, Conn. NORWALK, Conn. -Wednesday 17 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading event management software company Aventri announced the acquisition of ITN International, the industry leader in NFC, mobile and cloud-based technology. With the acquisition of ITN, Aventri will broaden its technology and service offerings, expanding its global reach and the events that they support.

Servicing annually 125 events, 10,000 exhibitors and 1.5 million attendees, ITN serves event producers by combining technology with personalized professional services to optimize events. A look at their product set includes:

    Online registration system with speaker management, agenda builder, session scheduling, and more.
    Onsite services include NFC badges, check-in stations, lead retrieval, apps, RFID scanning and more.
    Data visualization tools with advanced reporting and analytics around registration, badge activ ... Read more »

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Extends Moody’s Analytics’ role as a leading provider of information and analytics for the U.S. CRE market

NEW YORK-Wednesday 17 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) and Reis, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIS) announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement for Moody’s to acquire all outstanding shares of Reis in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $278 million. The transaction has been approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies.

Reis is a leading provider of U.S. commercial real estate (CRE) data. Over nearly 40 years, Reis has compiled a rich archive of detailed information on some 18 million properties nationwide. Providing analysis and forecasts covering 275 metropolitan markets and 7,700 submarkets, Reis has become the data set of choice for CRE professionals, including property developers, managers, investors, lenders and brokers.

This trans ... Read more »

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Hilton honored for career development, benefits, corporate responsibility and exclusive travel perks

MCLEAN, Va. -Wednesday 17 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the third consecutive year, Hilton has been named as one of the World’s Best Workplaces recognized by Great Place to Work®. Hilton climbed seven spots to the highly coveted second spot on the list of the top 25 companies and is the only hospitality company in the top ten. Team Members from the world’s most hospitable company say Hilton’s culture, benefits and travel perks make it a great place for a career.

“Our Team Members are the heart of our business, and they have been the driving force behind our growth and success around the world for nearly 100 years,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, president & CEO of Hilton. “As the pioneers of hospitality, we are dedicated to creating exceptional experiences for every person we meet - and this starts ... Read more »

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 Open-source JavaScript library for creating immersive connections to infrastructure digital twins 

LONDON -Wednesday 17 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced the initial release of its iModel.js library, an open-source initiative to improve the accessibility, for both visualization and analytical visibility, of infrastructure digital twins. iModel.js can be used by developers and IT professionals to quickly and easily create immersive applications that connect their infrastructure digital twins with the rest of their digital world. iModel.js is the cornerstone of Bentley’s just-announced iTwin™ Services that combine iModelHub, reality modeling, and web-enabling software technologies within a Connected Data Environment (CDE) for infrastructure engineering. ... Read more »

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LONDON-Tuesday 16 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- United Pension Trustees Bags 2 awards namely Best Pension Trustee and Most Innovative Pension Company (MOP) in Ghana from Global Brands Magazine whilst its CEO Mr. Seth Ansah Obiri wins the Best CEO in the Pension Funds Industry for the year 2018

Global Brands Magazine (GBM) is one of the worlds most admired brand publications, devoted to news and opinions on brands that are shaping the future of the industry. The Magazine provides its readers with the latest news and information on the 'Best-in-Class' brands across the globe. Each year, GBM develops a series of awards for companies that have stood out among their industry leaders, demonstrating exceptional services.

United Pension Trustees won the awards for having set professional standards to best serve the Ghana Pension Funds Industry while Mr. Seth Ansah Obiri was awarded for having taken the stride to make United Pension Trustees wh ... Read more »

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Filing Advances Company Goal of Uplisting to OTCQB

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -Tuesday 16 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PotNetwork Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: POTN) announced today that it has filed a Registration Statement on Form 10 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to register its common stock under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Act) including its audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2017 and unaudited interim financial statements through June 30, 2018. POTN had engaged PCAOB member firm Manohar, Chowdhry & Associates, in July 2017 to replace its former auditor.

The Company’s voluntary filing of the Form 10 will make the Company subject to the periodic reporting requirements of the Act which includes annual, quarterly and current report filings. Additionally, the filing will enable the Company’s management to move forward with its application to OTC Markets to upli ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 17 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

Beyontec, a leading technology solutions provider for the insurance industry, completes 10 years of success in business this September. To commemorate the achievements and to appreciate the loyalty shown by customers and contribution made by employees, the management of Beyontec plans to celebrate the occasion.

Started in 2008 by five passionate individuals who have more than 100 years of combined industry experience, Beyontec has come a long way in becoming a reliable IT partner for many leading insurers globally. The in-depth knowledge and experience helped the founders design comprehensive solutions to fulfill the unaddressed needs of insurers across different functional lines.

The flagship solution, the Beyontec Suite, is the culmination of several years of research and development by the team. Apart from automating the policy administration processes of General, Health and Life Insuranc ... Read more »

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NEW YORK -Tuesday 16 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) and Reis, Inc. (NASDAQ:REIS) announce today that Moody’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Moody’s Analytics Maryland Corp., successfully completed the previously announced tender offer to purchase all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Reis at a purchase price of $23.00 per share, net to the seller in cash, without interest and less any applicable withholding taxes.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

The tender offer expired at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on October 12, 2018. The depositary for the tender offer has advised that as of the expiration of the tender offer, a total of 9,800,276 shares of common stock of Reis were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn in the tender offer (excluding shares with respect to which notices of gu ... Read more »

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LOS ANGELES-Tuesday 16 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Software development and video game publisher PM Studios, partnered with the Playgroundz Foundation to help in the development of a new blockchain project.

Playgroundz is best described as a “Google” for videogames. It is a platform for videogames and game related services. Playgroundz will be a gateway to a videogame database where developers and gamers can come and virtually do anything game related. We are simply creating a new gaming ecosystem where everything videogame related is decentralized and belongs solely to the players and developers.

Playgroundz consists of an AI system, which takes advantage of Big Data and Machine Learning to specifically analyze the traits of users, Marketplace, which utilize Blockchain and Smart Contract in order to make Escrows safe and transparent, and Rewarded Community System, which is based on loyalty users. Based on optimized Machine Lear ... Read more »

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 • Ferring will access Evotec’s integrated small molecule discovery and development platform to progress new molecules from concept to potential drug candidates

 • Evotec will apply its drug discovery platform to design novel and efficacious treatments

 • Collaboration demonstrates Ferring’s commitment to working with industry leaders such as Evotec to advance reproductive medicine and women’s health 

SAINT-PREX, Switzerland & HAMBURG, Germany-Wednesday 17 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Evotec AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT, MDAX/TecDAX, ISIN: DE0005664809) today announced a strategic research alliance to discover and develop new small molecule therapies to treat patients living with fertility and gynaecological conditions.

Evotec will apply its drug discovery platform to design novel and efficacious treatments in partnership with Ferring. Th ... Read more »

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Tuesday 16 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America reported its third-quarter 2018 financial results today. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways:

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

    Bank of America newsroom at
    Bank of America Investor Relations website at
    Business Wire’s news webpage at

Investor Conference Call information

Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan and Chief Financial Officer Paul Donofrio will discuss the financial results in a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET today. For a listen-only connection to the conference call, dial 1.877.200.4456 (U.S.) or 1. ... Read more »

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PARIS LA DÉFENSE-Tuesday 16 October 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regulatory News:

Reference is made to the joint press release by Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) and Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO) dated 27 March 2018 in relation to the launch of the recommended all-cash offer by Thales for all the issued and outstanding shares of Gemalto (the “Offer”), the publication of the Offer Document, and the joint press release of Thales and Gemalto dated 10 August 2018 in relation to the further extension of the Acceptance Period. Terms not defined in this press release will have the meaning as set forth in the Offer Document.

Thales and Gemalto today announce that they have received Regulatory Clearance from the Competition Commission in South Africa.

Together with the antitrust clearances obtained in China, Israel and Turkey, and clearances relating to foreign investments in Australia, Canada and the USA (CFIUS), Thales and Gema ... Read more »

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