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FIS Investran and FIS Data Exchange implemented in APAC region

WILMINGTON, Del.-Thursday 7 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- CSC, the world’s leading provider of business, legal, tax, and digital brand services, today announced that it has selected FIS™, the world’s largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions, to manage third-party administration services for its private equity and real estate clients. CSC will be employing FIS Investran and FIS Data Exchange as part of the partnership.

Investran, an award-winning, integrated solution for fund accounting, and Data Exchange, an investor portal for analytics and reporting, support the entire investment lifecycle, and automate front-, middle-, and back-office processes for private equity and alternative investment firms. CSC is initially rolling out the solution in the Asia-Pacific Region and is expected to expand its use to other offic ... Read more »

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Acquisition Solidifies FLIR’s Entry into Unmanned Ground Vehicles Market for Military, Public Safety, and Critical Infrastructure

WILSONVILLE, Ore.-Thursday 7 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Endeavor Robotic Holdings, Inc., a leading developer of battle-tested, tactical unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) for the global military, public safety, and critical infrastructure markets, from Arlington Capital Partners for $382 million in cash.

Based outside Boston and formerly known as iRobot Defense & Security, Endeavor has shipped more than 7,000 UGVs to customers in over 55 countries. Endeavor’s highly-mobile and easy to operate ground robots utilize advanced sensing and actuation in providing explosive ordnance disposal, reconnaissance, inspection, and hazardous materials support for troops, police, and industrial users at sta ... Read more »

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Enhanced Benchmarking Tool Delivers Performance Measurement for the Latest CPU Capabilities and Demanding Rendering Workloads


FRIEDRICHSDORF, Germany -Thursday 7 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Maxon, leading developer of professional 3D modeling, animation, and rendering solutions, today announced the availability of Cinebench Release 20, a modernized version of its industry-standard, cross-platform tool to benchmark computer hardware capabilities. Cinebench R20 leverages the same powerful 3D engine in Cinema 4D Release 20 to evaluate CPU rendering performance. It is offered free-of-charge.

For over a decade, Cinebench has been the ‘go-to’ tool to evaluate hardware performance. Cinebench uses advanced algorithms to generate a three-dimensional scene on a computer. Cinebench scores are used by system administrators to help make purchase decisions, journalists to review hardware, manufacturers to optimize their latest pro ... Read more »

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PHILADELPHIA -Wednesday 6 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Project Management Institute (PMI) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Sunil Prashara president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective immediately. In his new role, Sunil will serve as the lead advocate for PMI’s global organization, serving more than three million professionals in nearly every country in the world. Working with the Board of Directors, he will oversee the implementation of PMI’s new strategic plan and guide the organization toward a future designed to help millions of project professionals around the world accelerate their careers and make ideas a reality.

“Building on its legacy of 50 successful years of advancing the practice of project management globally, PMI is setting an exciting new course for the next 50 years and beyond,” said Randall T. (Randy) Black, P. Eng., PMP, chair of PMI’s Board of Directors. “Sunil’ ... Read more »

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Prometric to increase global access and security for flagship program

BALTIMORE-Wednesday 6 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Following a comprehensive procurement process, CFA Institute, the global association of investment management professionals, has selected Prometric®, the global leader in service excellence for the testing and assessment industry, as its primary vendor for the transition of its Level I program to computer-based testing (CBT) starting in 2021.

In this capacity, Prometric will leverage its extensive global footprint of more than 700 professional secure testing locations, its significant continued investment in technological innovations, and its proven evidence-based operational processes to provide individuals seeking the CFA designation with an exceptional experience throughout the testing lifecycle. Prometric has been entrusted by more than 200 leading professional certification organizations to assist in the successful ... Read more »

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PARIS LA DÉFENSE -Wednesday 6 March 2019 [ 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 announce today that they have received Regulatory Clearance for US antitrust approval, as the Stipulation and Order related to their agreement with the United States Department of Justice, which was announced on 1 March 2019, has been entered by the court.

Together with the antitrust clearances obtained ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Wednesday 6 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

The UAE Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and The Future wrapped up the first edition of the International Civil Aviation Leaders Program in collaboration with the UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority as well as several international airlines and airports.

The program aims to provide comprehensive and innovative training to promote best practices in civil aviation leadership and shape the skill sets of civil aviation leaders around the world to better meet their nations’ priorities in the sector.

The pilot edition drew the participation of 14 general managers and second-tier leaders, representing more than 85 percent of civil aviation leaders in the Arab world. The five-day agenda featured presentations of relevant case studies and successful experiences through workshops, lectures and seminars. In its future editions, the program seeks to broaden its scope beyond the region to includ ... Read more »

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 6 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Within the activities of Sharjah Research Academy (SRA) which aim at development of scientific research system in Sharjah and highlighting the current research project outputs as well as the extent of their success in the development of the local community, SRA received a large number of researchers and academic staff from University of Sharjah, and a number of government entities in a meeting held at SRA building in order to discuss the developments of joint research between SRA and University and allow for discussions on how to strengthen research cooperation in new areas.

In his welcoming speech, Prof. Amr Abdel-Hamid, SRA Director General, praised fruitful cooperation between the two institutions, which included medicine, engineering and science areas, as well as encouragement of researchers in other fields including human and literary sciences as well as Sharia (Muslim Law), which are in line wi ... Read more »

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MONTREAL-Wednesday 6 March 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Airports Council International (ACI) World has today revealed the winners of its world-renowned Airport Service Quality Awards which ... Read more »

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