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 Strategic buy builds on industry-leading food and beverage, pharmaceutical and logistics portfolio


ZURICH-Friday 2 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ABB has acquired Codian Robotics B.V., a leading provider of delta robots, which are used primarily for high-precision pick and place applications. Codian Robotics’ offering includes a hygienic design line, ideal for hygiene-sensitive industries including food and beverage and pharmaceuticals. With the transaction, ABB is accelerating its engagement in the growing field of delta robots.

Codian Robotics is located in Ede, Netherlands and employs 20 people globally. The company will continue to serve its customers directly. The acquisition was signed and closed on October 1, 2020 and both parties agreed not to disclose any details regarding the purchase price.

“Our acquisition underscores our focus on breakthrough technology, helping our customers to fully realiz ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France-Tuesday 6 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, today announces its GREENPAY launch, an eco-friendly global offer for financial institutions, in line with its CSR* and sustainability strategy.

Environmental concerns underpin IDEMIA’s business practices. Through GREENPAY, IDEMIA commits to move away from today’s “take-make-waste” attitude to re ... Read more »

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Global Users Facing Restrictions on Drone Hardware or Drone Data Now Have a Complete, End-to-End Solution for Planning, Executing, and Processing Data

REDLANDS, Calif.-Wednesday 7 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced two major capabilities in Site Scan for ArcGIS that will enable governments and critical infrastructure organizations to meet hardware and software regulations in the US and Europe. Through an established partnership with Auterion, creator of the most widely used open-source drone autopilot operating system, security-conscious US organizations will be able to use Site Scan, Esri's unmanned aerial systems flight planning and processing solution, to plan and execute missions with the trusted and secure Freefly Astro drone, powered by Auterion. Additionally, for organizations in Europe with data sovereignty requirements, a new and fully independent instance of Site Scan fo ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 7 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As part of its Caribbean expansion, Andersen Global announces its entrance into the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) through a Collaboration Agreement with the law firm Marjorie Rawls Roberts, P.C., broadening the organization’s central coverage in the region.

Founded in 1999, Marjorie Rawls Roberts, P.C. has more than 20 years of experience representing companies and individuals in international, U.S., and U.S. Virgin Islands tax matters and commercial transactions, private client practice, trusts and estates, targeted economic incentive applications and advice, real estate matters, and tax litigation. The firm’s attorneys serve a range of domestic and international clients, which include hotels and tourist related businesses, service businesses, family offices, technology companies, and refineries. The firm is led by Founder and Managing Partner Marjorie (Jorie) Rawls Roberts. Jorie was p ... Read more »

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Record number of six-figure deals and release of Version 6.0 with ransomware recovery feature


MARLBOROUGH, Mass.-Tuesday 6 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage s ... Read more »

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HOUSTON-Tuesday 6 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ascend Performance Materials announced today a price increase for intermediate materials.

The price increase takes effect immediately and includes the following terms:


 Price Increase


 Diamine (HMD)


As contracts allow

Non-contract business – price ... Read more »

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SAN DIEGO-Tuesday 6 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Arima Genomics, Inc., a biotechnology company accelerating the adoption of the genome structure information, announced today that its new high-coverage HiC technology has been evaluated and implemented at the Wellcome Sanger Institute for projects, including the Darwin Tree of Life project, in an effort to explore the true genetic diversity between species and between individuals within a species.

The Wellcome Sanger ... Read more »

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New user-friendly tool lets creators collaborate in real time and record high-quality audio whenever and wherever inspiration strikes

NEW YORK-Wednesday 7 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Soundtrap today launched Soundtrap Capture, a collaborative mobile app for on-the-go music capture and creation. Built with musicians and artists in mind, the new app is an interactive, user-friendly tool that lets creators collaborate in real time, and record high-quality audio whenever and wherever inspiration strikes. Starting today, Soundtrap Capture is available globally to download for free on the iOS App Store.

“This new app is all about capturing creativity whenever, and wherever it strikes. Whether it’s walking down the street, sitting in a cafe or jamming in the studio - the Soundtrap Capture app lets artists collaborate and create right there in the moment.” - Per Emanuelsson, Director of Soundtrap at Spotify.

Soundtr ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France-Tuesday 6 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

IDEMIA, biometric security solutions market leader, and Resa Airport Data Systems (RESA), a leading airport systems integrator, will join forces to supply Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport operator Vinci Airports a contactless solution that runs exclusively on passenger biometric data from registration right through to aircraft boarding.

Facial recognition technology coupled with latest-generation automatic gates provides for a smooth, seamless and secure airport experience that factors in current social distancing requirements.

A one-year trial will be conducted starting October 15, 2020 for inter EU flights. Passengers departing from Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport to Portugal on TAP and Transavia flights will be first to enjoy this contactless option.


(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A world first, remote smartphone-based passenger biometric registration gives passengers a smoother and contactless exper ... Read more »

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LONDON-Tuesday 6 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Analytics has won the xCelent Depth of Services award in a new report from Celent. “NextGen Balance Sheet Management and ALM: Vendor ABCD” profiles 13 asset and liability management (ALM) and balance sheet management systems.

Celent recognized the depth of our ALM and balance sheet management solution, which boasts award-winning software as well as the data, economic scenarios, training, and advisory services that set Moody’s Analytics apart from other vendors. Banks will likely need these services when making the upcoming transition from interbank offered rates (IBOR) to alternate reference rates (ARR), which requires adjustments to how they launch new products, reprice existing products, recalibrate funds transfer pricing, and review their hedge accounting. To make this transition as smooth as possible banks will need a greater level of expertise, informed by granular da ... Read more »

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CHICAGO-Tuesday 6 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Grupo Acosta Verde (“Acosta Verde” or the “Company”), a Mexican shopping center owner/operator sponsored by Equity International, a private equity firm founded by Sam Zell, successfully completed a merger with a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (“SPAC”) of Promecap, S.A de C.V., a leading private equity firm in Mexico. As a result of the merger, Acosta Verde became a newly formed publicly listed company on the Bolsa Mexicana de Valores trading under the ticker GAV. The Company is internally managed, fostering alignment among shareholders, management, and the board.

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

“Acosta Verde now has a fortress balance sheet with substantial cash to deploy,” stated Tom Heneghan, Chief Executive Officer of Equity International. “Th ... Read more »

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Former HSBC Managing Director joins Taulia

SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday 6 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Taulia, the leader in working capital technology solutions, has today announced the appointment of Alexander Mutter as Managing Director of Capital Markets. Based in Germany, Mutter will be directly responsible for overseeing the expansion of Taulia’s funding partners across the globe. His role will focus on building strategic relationships with financial institutions and strengthening Taulia’s breadth of funding sources.

“We are rapidly growing at Taulia and are excited to welcome an industry heavyweight to the team. Alexander has extensive experience within the trade and supply chain sector; he will be an asset to the team as we continue to expand our partnerships and alliances globally. His appointment also comes at a critical time, as the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold worldwide. Corporate ... Read more »

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IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, helps FinTechs launch card programs rapidly with the IDEMIA Fintech Accelerator Card Program, a dedicated program from onboarding to card issuance.

COURBEVOIE, France-Tuesday 6 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the context of a rapid transformation of the banking industry, IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, supports FinTechs and neobanks with the launch of the Global Fintech Accelerator Card Program. This new program allows a rapid process from cardholder onboarding - to card issuance.

IDEMIA’s leadership in card manufacturing, as the number 1 global FinTech card issuance partner, is based on a solid experience of a global dedicated FinTech team and a network of 30 Service Centers in 26 countries around the world. FinTechs can leverage the capability and know-how of IDEMIA to enable card issuance into the marketplace anywhere in the world.

Over the years, IDEMIA ... Read more »

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MWC Shanghai to Precede MWC Barcelona, MWC LA Remains as Planned

LONDON-Tuesday 6 October 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- GSMA today announced a rescheduling of its world-class MWC series for 2021. MWC21 Shanghai will now take place from 23 – 25 February 2021, and MWC21 Barcelona will now take place between 28 June – 1 July 2021.

Moving MWC21 Barcelona, initially scheduled for the first week of March 2021, allows the GSMA to contend with external circumstances related to Covid-19.

The GSMA is committed and investing so that MWC21 Barcelona can go ahead safely and offer the unique, unmissable experience that has made it the world’s most important mobile ecosystem convening platform. MWC21 Barcelona will also have virtual elements to complement the overwhelming demand to convene physically.

Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA said: “With a continuously changing global outlook and following consultation with our bo ... Read more »

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