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Luxury brand is taking classic-contemporary style into the world’s Boardrooms.

Says a more diverse range of talents ascending into the Boardroom marks an end to the days of ubiquitous ‘business style’ and coded brand conformity.

Millennial Founder targeting global prominence for the boutique luxury brand.

LONDON-Wednesday 20 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As companies become more diverse in the Boardroom, British bag and umbrella maker Bucklesbury says there is growing demand from successful people seeking a classic and divergent brand that will help to set them apart. Bucklesbury’s founder Edita Macfarlane says that the Bucklesbury ethos of combining beautiful and enduring designs with distinct functionality, as well as manufacturing techniques that are synonymous with traditional European luxury, is redefining Boardroom style around the world.

As the brand seeks to define a new category of ‘Board ... Read more »

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- Approximately US$1.2 billion equivalent in recent Asian investments into AFC

- Success exemplifies Asian investors’ interest in Africa’s development

LONDON-Wednesday 20 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or the “Corporation”), the leading investment-grade infrastructure solutions provider, today announces the closing of its inaugural US$140,000,000 Kimchi Term Loan Facility (“Facility”).

This Facility is AFC’s first Korean-focused instrument. It follows the Corporation’s US$233 million and JPY1 billion dual currency Samurai Term Loan Facility, closed in September 2019, and a US$300 million Loan Facility, through the Export-Import Bank of China. This is in addition to Asian investors’ purchase of 28% and 16% of AFC’s US$500 million and US$650 million Eurobond issuances, respectively, this year. Cumulatively, recent Asian invest ... Read more »

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 XPRIZE Challenges Teams to Develop Technology to Survey Biodiversity & Help Protect Rainforests Worldwide

LOS ANGELES-Wednesday 20 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, officially launched the $10M Rainforest XPRIZE. Registration is now open for teams interested in participating in the four-year global competition that calls on innovators to create technology capable of identifying and cataloging rainforest biodiversity and develop insights that may lead to a new bioeconomy through standing forests.

Rainforests remain undervalued, which has led to their rapid depletion over the past two decades. Having once covered 14% of the earth’s land surface, rainforests now cover a mere 6% of the planet, according to National Geographic. Specifically, the recent acceleration of the Amazon’s deforestation, due in pa ... Read more »

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- Merger with Whinstone US, Inc. leads to significant leap in growth

- Building the world's largest Bitcoin Mining Facility in Texas

- Joint company positions itself as a leading global player


FRANKFURT ON THE MAIN, Germany-Wednesday 20 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Northern Bitcoin AG (XETRA: NB2, ISIN: DE000A0SMU87) has entered into a merger agreement with its US competitor Whinstone US, Inc. The company already successfully operates its own Bitcoin Mining Site in the US state of Louisiana and is currently building by far the largest Bitcoin Mining Facility worldwide with a capacity of one gigawatt on an area of over 100 acres in Texas.

The Whinstone Group and its management team have a successful track record in the blockchain industry since 2014 and have established and operated their own mining facilities in the Netherlands, Sweden and the USA. A few weeks ago, the company started building its la ... Read more »

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Cloud-based developer platform to empower application development for energy solutions

NEW YORK-Wednesday 20 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beacon Platform, Inc. announced today that Shell New Energies (“Shell”) has deployed Beacon to develop full-stack web applications using Beacon’s cloud-based developer platform and proprietary dependency graph technology.

Beacon will empower Shell’s developers and data scientists to expedite development, testing, and deployment of innovative web-based applications to production for business users and customers, securely and at scale. The advanced capabilities within the Beacon Platform will help Shell quickly build and deploy innovative energy solutions.

Beacon Platform is designed to make it easy for developers to write, share, and release code, access the data they need, build web-based applications, and run the analytics that power the business. The open architectu ... Read more »

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HANGZHOU, China-Wednesday 20 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) (“Alibaba” or the “Company”) today announced the pricing of the Global Offering of 500,000,000 ordinary shares (the “Shares”) which comprises an international offering and a Hong Kong public offering. The final offer price for both the international offering and the Hong Kong public offering (the “Offer Price”) has been set at HK$176 per Share. Based on the ratio of eight Shares per NYSE-listed American depository share (“ADS”), the Offer Price translates to approximately US$180 per ADS. The Company has set the Offer Price by taking into consideration, among other factors, the closing price of the ADSs on November 19, 2019 (the latest trading day before pricing). Subject to approval from The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “SEHK”), the Shares are expected to begin trading on the ... Read more »

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Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association to Promote the Environmental Benefits of AM

FRANKFURT, Germany-Wednesday 20 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sintavia, LLC, a leading additive manufacturer focused on the aerospace & defense industry, announced today at Formnext that it was co-founding a trade group for additive manufacturers focused on promoting the environmental benefits of AM over traditional methods of manufacturing. The new group, to be called the Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association, or AMGTA, would be a non-commercial, unaffiliated organization open to any additive manufacturer that meets certain criteria relating to sustainability of production.

“Very often in additive manufacturing we focus on the cost and time benefits of the technology, and do not equally consider the very real environmental benefits of AM over traditional manufacturing,” said Brian Neff, Sintavia’s Chief Executive Officer. & ... Read more »

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~ Acquisition expands Lineage Logistics’ strategic presence into key new markets within the Asia-Pacific region ~

~ Transaction furthers Lineage’s international leadership position, adding 46 facilities in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam and Sri Lanka ~

NOVI, Mich.-Tuesday 19 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lineage Logistics Holdings, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions, today announced it has signed definitive agreements to acquire Emergent Cold (“Emergent”). This acquisition strengthens the Company’s leading port presence in the United States and signifies its entry into the Australian, New Zealand, and Sri Lankan temperature-controlled logistics markets, building on Lineage’s existing presence in the Asia-Pacific region. Financial terms of the transactions were not d ... Read more »

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DALLAS-Wednesday 20 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This month, Mary Kay Inc. continued to advocate for global female empowerment, entrepreneurship and equality by addressing the issues facing women today at top women’s conferences around the world. The company actively participated in two important international conferences: International Women’s Forum World Leadership Conference in Toronto, Canada, and the Reykjavik Global Forum – Women Leaders in Reykjavik, Iceland.

“More than 56 years ago, Mary Kay Ash founded what is now one of the world’s leading corporate champions of female empowerment,” said Deb Gibbins, Chief Operating Officer of Mary Kay, Inc. “To honor her legacy, and to advance the status of women everywhere, we’re committed to collaborating with world leaders to help women pave a path to independence, financial security and a more equal workplace.”

During the International Wome ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 20 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global announces it has entered into a collaboration agreement with a full-service law firm in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Banja Luka-based SAJIĆ is the fourth firm in the region to sign a Collaboration Agreement with Andersen Global in the last month.

Owner and Managing Partner Aleksandar Sajic founded the firm in 2003 and has expanded it to include four partners and nearly 20 professionals. SAJIĆ provides an array of legal services to clients including civil litigation, family law, corporate negotiations, intellectual property, science and technology, and tax. This collaboration expands Andersen Global’s coverage to include nearly 65 countries around the world with legal services in over 55 countries.

“Collaborating with Andersen Global enhances our service offerings and extends our cross-border reach,” said Aleksandar. “The organization’s global pla ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China-Wednesday 20 November 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The 21st China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF2019), themed "Invigorating the Greater Bay Area through Opening-up and Innovation", concluded with success in Shenzhen on November 17, 2019. The 5-day event provided a platform for exhibitions, forums, technology exchanges, and cooperations and played an active role in promoting technological innovations and enhancing innovation environment.

With an area of 142,000m2, CHTF2019 attracted a total of 3,315 exhibitors to showcase 10,216 high-tech projects in fields such as AI, smart home, intelligent manufacturing, IoT, smart driving, smart+, car networking, 5G, and blockchain.

148 delegations from 44 countries and international organizations such as Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Japan, South Korea, US, and EU, as well as 33 provinces and municipalities including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong, and Hong Kong, Macao & Taiwan partic ... Read more »

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