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NEW YORK -Tuesday 18 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) and Team8, a global venture group, today announced the completion of a $25 million investment in VisibleRisk, a joint venture established by the two companies in 2019 to evaluate enterprise cyber risk. Additionally, VisibleRisk today announced the launch of a Cyber Rating product, building on the collaboration between Moody’s and Team8 to develop a global standard for assessing corporate cyber risk.

“Moody’s investment in VisibleRisk aligns with our global integrated risk assessment strategy and focus on cyber security as an important element of understanding and managing enterprise risk,” said David Platt, Chief Strategy Officer at Moody’s. “We are pleased to deepen our relationship with VisibleRisk as they launch their innovative Cyber Rating to help customers better understand and confidently manage their cyber risks.”

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London | May 18, 2021 03:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

CSG® (NASDAQ: CSGS) today announced a multi-year extension to its long-standing relationship with MTN South Africa, the largest mobile network operator in Africa. As part of this new agreement, CSG is advancing and enhancing MTN’s digital ecosystem. This includes migrating MTN’s enterprise and consumer customers to a new end-state systems architecture that will drive future growth and enable rapid delivery of innovative products and services.

“MTN is at the forefront of a technological revolution, driving innovation that is reshaping the mobile experiences in South Africa,” said James Kirby, head of CSG’s EMEA business. “We look forward to continuing this iterative journey with MTN and executing on our strategy to digitally transform their business.”

As MTN’s technology provider of choice for more than two decades running, CSG has led the continued ... Read more »

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CHIASSO, Switzerland & BOSTON-Tuesday 18 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Board International, the #1 SaaS Decision-Making-Platform vendor, announces today that Marco Limena will join the Board of Directors of the company as Non-Executive Director and Senior Advisor.

Mr. Limena has held senior executive positions in leading technology corporations, including Microsoft, where he was based in Redmond, and at HP, based in Palo Alto. He has extensive experience working with leading Private Equity firms in multiple CEO assignme ... Read more »

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SAINT-PREX, Switzerland & ROSEVILLE, Minn. -Tuesday 18 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

 For the first time ever, Ferring and Rebiotix, a Ferring Company, will present landmark Phase 3 efficacy and safety data from the PUNCH™ CD3 trial evaluating investigational microbiota-based live biotherapeutic RBX2660 for reduction of recurrent Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) infection. This trial is part of the world’s largest and most robust clinical development program in microbiome-based therapeutics.
Additionally, an interim analysis of the PUNCH CD3-Open-Label Study (OLS) will be presented for the first time. PUNCH CD3-OLS has expanded inclusion criteria allowing for enrollment of patients with recurrent C. difficile infection who healthcare providers more commonly see in clinical practice, including those with co-morbidities such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
The final presented study will be an innovative analysis evaluating mortality rates ... Read more »

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Funds to Help Small Farms in North America Obtain Animal Welfare Certifications and Build Local Networks

DULUTH, Ga.-Tuesday 18 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF), a private foundation with the vision to prevent and relieve hunger through agricultural development, announced its 2020 AAF Award goes to the Global Animal Partnership (G.A.P.) along with a $50,000 grant to help small-scale farmers in North America strengthen their animal welfare practices and earn certifications for their production processes.

G.A.P. is one of the largest animal welfare standards and labeling organizations in North America, and its multi-level standards impact the welfare of over 416 million farm animals on more than 3,900 farms, taking into consideration each animal’s health and productivity, natural living environment and emotional well-being.

While many small-scale producers are actively adopting and implementing humane ... Read more »

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PMI releases Integrated Report, demonstrating strong ESG performance and progress toward delivering a smoke-free future

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -Tuesday 18 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) today published its Integrated Report, a comprehensive overview of the company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance and its progress toward its purpose of delivering a smoke-free future. This includes its 2025 ambitions to have switched more than 40 million adult smokers to its smoke-free products, with half from non-OECD countries, and for smoke-free products to account for more than 50 percent of PMI’s total net revenues. Further accelerating PMI’s transformation, this year the company introduced two new 2025 ambitions, linked to its Business Transformation Metrics: for its smoke-free products to be available in 100 markets and for at least USD 1 billion in annual net revenues to come ... Read more »

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 To become a comprehensive destination that provides integrated services to the region's residents


Sharjah, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 18 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

As part of its efforts to meet the needs of its visitors and provide them with the best facilities and services, Rahmania Mall has successfully attracted more than 17 new brands since its recent opening, including retail stores, food outlets, banks, and a pharmacy. The mall has firmly positioned itself as a comprehensive destination offering integrated services for residents of the Rahmania region, confirming its commitment to enhancing customer experiences and elevating them to the highest levels.

A leading destination in the emirate of Sharjah

Abdullah Al Huraimel, Executive Director of New Enterprises at Sharjah Cooperative Society, said: “The success of Rahmania Mall in attracting these brands within a short period of its opening confirms its position as a ... Read more »

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• New solutions deliver enhanced data protection capabilities to secure sensitive data across major cloud hyperscalers including Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services

• Enables organisations to bring their own security to the cloud and solve major challenges including discovering critical data, reducing operational complexity and ensuring data sovereignty

PARIS LA DÉFENSE-Tuesday 18 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Thales today announced new data protection solutions for Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, and Amazon Web Services, solidifying its role as a trusted third party for multicloud data security.

With each cloud provider having unique data protection mechanisms and key management offerings, multicloud data protection presents a complex security challenge for organisations. Thales’ latest cloud data security solutions allow customers to maintain control of and manage their encryption keys, as well ... Read more »

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HONG KONG -Tuesday 18 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Given the prevailing situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the progress of global and local vaccinations, as well as the global position on safe travel, the Board of the Council of the Hong Kong Laureate Forum Limited (the HKLF) has decided after careful consideration that the inaugural Hong Kong Laureate Forum (the Forum), originally scheduled to be held on 15-20 November 2021, would be deferred for one year to November 2022.

Importance of going face-to-face

The Board of the HKLF came to the view that the Forum should ideally be conducted in face-to-face mode given that the main aim of the Forum is to inspire young scientists by providing a platform of direct exchange amongst participating Shaw Laureates and young scientists. However, with the current situation of the pandemic, it is uncertain that safe and unrestricted international travel could be resumed in time for in-person meeti ... Read more »
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MSO.LIVE brings exceptional performances to audiences everywhere

MELBOURNE-Tuesday 18 May 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), the global leader in video for business, today announced that the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) is using Brightcove to power its new digital platform MSO.LIVE to cast the Orchestra’s 2021 season in Australia and around the world.

“Brightcove’s technology delivers a polished interface with exceptional quality of video and audio across multiple devices, to ensure we can deliver easily accessible, world-class digital experiences to all audiences,” said Sophie Galaise, Managing Director of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

The MSO is a world-class orchestra with global credibility in providing enriching music experiences to audiences. MSO.LIVE offers 24-hour entertainment on-demand, live, and pre-recorded, delivering accessible and premium content as an alternative to t ... Read more »

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