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Alliance to Drive Innovation and Adoption of Decision Support Tools for Private Assets

NEW YORK-Wednesday 22 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of mission critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, has entered into a strategic relationship with The Burgiss Group, LLC, intended to accelerate and expand the use of data, analytics and other investment decision support tools for investors in private assets around the world. As part of the alliance, MSCI will invest $190 million in Burgiss for a significant minority interest.

Burgiss’ offerings include private asset transparency and performance benchmark tools delivered through a unified portfolio management platform, including leading research-quality performance data covering close to 10,000 private asset funds around the world representing nearly $7 trillion of committed capital in private equity, private real esta ... Read more »

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EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. & BANGALORE, India-Wednesday 22 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has been positioned as a Leader in ISG Provider Lens™: Network - Software Defined Solutions and Services Global 2019 quadrant report authored by Kenn Walters.

The ISG Provider Lens™ Network – Software Defined Solutions and Services Global 2019 quadrant report evaluates the capabilities of 153 providers across seven quadrants: Managed WAN Services; Mobile Network (4G/5G) Additional (non-core) Services; SDN Transformation Services (Consulting and Implementation); SD-WAN Equipment and Services (DIY); SDN Security Services; SD Network Technologies (Core), and SD Network Technologies (Mobile to Edge). It highlights that Wipro produces highly innovative solutions backed by expertise, toolse ... Read more »

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Motor racing’s multiple world champion has again proved his incredible versatility in the iconic race in Saudi Arabia’s desert

NEW YORK-Wednesday 22 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Citi Private Bank-sponsored motorsports legend, Fernando Alonso, has electrified his fans with his debut performance in one of the toughest motorsports-endurance events, the Dakar Rally.

The multiple world champion finished fourth in the race’s final stage, and was the leading newcomer overall. This marked an impressive comeback from the difficulties he experienced earlier in the week, when his car suffered wheel and suspension damage, as well as a later double-roll crash.

The annual Dakar Rally – now in its forty-second year – is an extreme off-road endurance race. This year’s edition consisted of twelve daily stages covering a total of 7,500 kilometers (4,600 miles). As well as a contest between some of the world’s ... Read more »

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MUNICH & ACCRA, Ghana-Thursday 23 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Last week REDAVIA, a global market leader of cost-effective, reliable, and clean solar power for businesses, launched its modular solar carport product, the REDAVIA Fast Track Solar 40 Carport (FTS-40CP), with a first installation at SGS, a global leader in inspection, testing, verification, and certification.

REDAVIA deployed the carport solar farm at SGS’s inspection and testing facilities in Tema, Ghana’s main harbor. The carport is REDAVIA’s second project at SGS after the ground mount solar farm REDAVIA deployed at the Tema site in July of 2018.

SGS Sustainability Strategy continues to be built around four pillars – Professional Excellence, People, Environment, and Community – supported by Group wide policies, global programs and local initiatives. Their Environmental pillar focuses on decreasing annual CO2 emissions, so they welcomed the ch ... Read more »

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PHILADELPHIA-Thursday 23 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Project Management Institute (PMI) today released its “Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey” which reveals a significant advantage in earning potential for practitioners who hold the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. According to the survey, respondents with a PMP certification reported higher median salaries than those without a PMP certification -- 22% higher on average across the 42 countries surveyed. New in this edition is salary information from five countries not previously covered— Indonesia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Portugal and the Russian Federation.

The 11th edition of the survey incorporates information from more than 32,000 project management practitioners in 42 countries across the globe. The comprehensive biennial survey offers insight into the value of project management skills, experience and certifications. It is an indu ... Read more »

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NOIDA, India-Thursday 23 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology firm, today announced that its President & CEO, Mr. C. Vijayakumar, has been named Chairman of the IT industry Governors community of the World Economic Forum. The announcement was made at the Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

The Forum’s IT Governors community convenes CEOs of the world’s top Information Technology companies in order to help them responsibly shape the future of their industry. It acts as a platform for setting industry priorities, building shared understanding, and coordinating actions that lead to results.

Under Mr. Vijayakumar’s stewardship, the community will prioritise dialogue and action around the most pressing issues impacting the industry’s future progress like Talent re-skilling, Data governance, security and privacy, Responsible proliferation of Artificial Intelligenc ... Read more »

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Business Intelligence Group Recognizes Company for Consistently Delivering Innovative Solutions

LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Thursday 23 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today announced that it has won the 2020 BIG Innovation Award in the “Organization” category. The company was honored for placing innovation front and center as it continues its full-scale business transformation to deliver a smoke-free future and replace cigarettes with better alternatives for those adults who would otherwise continue to smoke.

The BIG Innovation Awards, presented by the Business Intelligence Group, recognize organizations, products and people who bring new ideas to life. Organizations from across the globe submitted their recent innovations for consideration, and nominations were judged by a select group of business leaders and executives.

“It is gratifying to continue to be recognized by the ... Read more »

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• Combined Company announces new CEO to drive next phase of growth

• Transaction, backed by TPG Capital, marks a transformational step in a broader strategy to create a leading, integrated Agile DevOps platform for enterprises

ATLANTA & BOSTON-Thursday 23 January 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CollabNet VersionOne (CollabNet), a leading provider for Agile planning and collaborative development, and XebiaLabs, the leader in release orchestration, deployment, and continuous ... Read more »

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