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WILMINGTON, Del. -Thursday 10 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CSC, the world’s leading provider of business, legal, tax, and digital brand services, is pleased to announce that it has acquired PEF Services LLC (PEF), a leading provider of technology-enabled fund administration services to private capital firms and their investors, including private equity, private debt, venture capital, and U.S.-based small business investment companies (SBICs).

This strategic acquisition greatly accelerates CSC’s fund services growth plans in the U.S., adding expertise and a robust technology platform to CSC’s increasingly sophisticated solutions. The deal underscores CSC’s commitment to the growing private capital fund administration market and builds upon CSC’s other recent expansion efforts in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

“We’re very excited to welcome Anne Anquillare and the entire PEF team to CSC,” says CSC Execu ... Read more »

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Global initiative is open to project applications from public, private, or nonprofit organizations that aim to reduce or prevent illegal trade

LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Wednesday 9 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) is calling for applications for the third funding round of PMI IMPACT, the global initiative supporting projects that aim to reduce or prevent illegal trade and counter its negative consequences for individuals, their families, and communities. The third funding round will support a broad range of projects designed to tackle the multifaceted and multinational illicit trade—ranging from illicit tobacco products and other consumer goods to counterfeiting of pharmaceuticals and electronics—across different geographies. Now open for submissions, applicants from public, private, or nonprofit organizations, including governmental organizations, international organizations, associations, academic ... Read more »

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Wednesday 9 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Multimedia is available on Business Wire's website and the Associated Press photo network of Procter & Gamble, the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, and the International Olympics Committee unveiling the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 medal ceremony podiums made of recycled plastic. Photo 1 is a wide shot of the podium unveiling with spokespeople. Photo 2 is a wide shot of a medal ceremony podium. A video highlighting details of the Podium Project is also available. The photos are courtesy of ©Tokyo 2020.

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

Samantha Policano, MMK+
(202) 835-9495

Victoria Schooler, P&G

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ST. LOUIS & EVANSTON, Ill. -Wednesday 9 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Benson Hill, Inc. to become publicly listed through business combination with Star Peak Corp II (NYSE: STPC).
Founded in 2012, Benson Hill is unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants to supply the ‘Picks and Shovels’ for the plant-based food revolution.
Company leverages artificial intelligence-driven proprietary food innovation engine, CropOS®, which combines data science, plant science and food science to create better tasting, more sustainable, healthier, and more affordable food choices.
Transaction to provide up to $625 million in gross proceeds, comprised of Star Peak’s $403 million of cash in trust, assuming no redemptions, and an oversubscribed and upsized $225 million common stock PIPE at $10.00 per share, including investments from funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, Van Eck Associates Corporation, Hedosophia, Lazard Asset Management, Post Hold ... Read more »

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DENVER-Thursday 10 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Newmont Corporation (NYSE: NEM, TSX: NGT) launched its 2020 Annual Sustainability Report, part of the suite of reports on the Company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices in key areas that include health, safety and security, human rights, the environment, social acceptance, governance, and inclusion and diversity.

“As we celebrate our 100th year, Newmont’s commitment to sustainable and responsible mining has never been stronger. Our sustainability report provides a comprehensive review of our safety, environmental and social performance,” said Newmont’s President and CEO Tom Palmer. “With this report we offer a transparent review of how we work toward making a positive difference in the lives of our employees, stakeholders, business partners and host communities around the world.”

Highlights of Newmont’s 2020 Sustainability R ... Read more »

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Bid submission, contract negotiation, delivery, installation, and commissioning completed in time to meet summer peak demand

GLASTONBURY, Conn.-Wednesday 9 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mitsubishi Power Aero LLC, a leading provider of global power solutions, and Mitsubishi Power de Mexico, both subsidiaries of Mitsubishi Power Americas, Inc., executed a fast-track, turnkey contract to install and commission five 30-megawatt FT8® MOBILEPAC® aero-derivative, dual-fuel gas turbin ... Read more »

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More than half of African nations are now members of AFC

LAGOS, Nigeria-Wednesday 9 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In a milestone for its pan-Africa mission, Africa Finance Corporation, one of the region’s biggest investors in infrastructure development, today announces that it has exceeded 30 member states, representing more than half the continent.

Membership by Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo and Morocco, all in the first quarter of 2021, brings the total number of AFC member states to 31, an increase from 26 members a year ago.

“This is a landmark achievement for AFC as we continue to expand our footprint across the continent,” said Samaila Zubairu, President & CEO of AFC. “It is my pleasure to welcome the Republic of Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo and the Kingdom of Morocco as member countries of AFC. With this expanded membership and our technical expertise, we are empowered ... Read more »

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PORTLAND, Ore. -Wednesday 9 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

    40% of Americans who intend to return to the skies plan to fly this summer, but expect to stay home for major holiday weekends
    67% of US business travelers believe their employers will permit travel in the next three to six months
    59% of the American public support the introduction of health passports

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Americans are confident to fly again, with 78% of travelers intending to travel for leisure, according to results from a new survey from Cirium, the aviation analytics company. Of those who travel for business, 67% indicate their employer will permit travel in the next three to six months. Some 40% of respondents who intend to return to the skies plan to fly this summer. However, only a small minority had plans to travel by air for major holidays such as the July 4th weekend (16%) and Labor Day weekend (17%).

The firm interv ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Wednesday 9 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- HKA announced today that Linda Orton has joined the firm as Partner and Chief Marketing and Global Business Development Officer based in the firm’s New York office.

Linda will take over HKA’s global and regional business development and strategic marketing initiatives and will report directly to Chief Executive Officer Renny Borhan.

“Linda is a deeply experienced international marketer with a track record of delivering successful strategic marketing and business development initiatives, as well as managing high-performing teams,” said Renny. “Linda will be responsible for strengthening HKA’s client focus, elevating HKA's global brand, expanding its service offerings, and growing revenue.”

Linda joins HKA from Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), where she was a Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer for the past five years. While at A&M ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 9 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Thought Leadership & Innovation Foundation (TLI), a not-for-profit organization that works at the nexus of science, technology and public health, is pleased to announce that Alisha Moopen, deputy managing director, Aster DM Healthcare, will join TLI’s Board of Directors. Bringing significant healthcare leadership experience and global healthcare perspectives, Moopen expands the scope and reach of TLI programs and projects which focus on global health, including regenerative medicine and chronic disease, limb loss, rehabilitative medicine and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on behavioral health.

Bill Oldham, founder and chairman, TLI, says, “We are honored to have a woman of Alisha’s caliber and accomplishments join our esteemed Board. Alisha is a person of influence on international levels, with sensitivity and compassion for ensuring that quality healthcare services are provid ... Read more »

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Former VMware and SAP executive brings over 25 years of enterprise experience to C3 AI


REDWOOD CITY, Calif.-Wednesday 9 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- C3 AI (NYSE:AI), a leading enterprise AI software provider, today announced that Sam Alkharrat has joined C3 AI as President and Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Mr. Alkharrat will lead the global expansion of C3 AI’s sales and customer service organizations.


Before joining C3 AI, Mr. Alkharrat served as the Senior Vice President and Global Head of Sales for VMware’s Tanzu portfolio of Modern Application Platforms, focused on bringing speed, stability, and security to multi-cloud software delivery. Prior to joining VMware, Mr. Alkharrat worked in a number of senior executive positions at SAP, including Global COO for SAP's Customer Experience line of business, with responsibility for SAP’s CRM and Commerce solutions; SVP and Managing Dir ... Read more »

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IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, has teamed up with ClimateSeed to support its CO2 emissions offset project in India, to offer GREENPAY cards to its Indian and its global customers

COURBEVOIE, France-Wednesday 9 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For decades, the “take-make-waste” model has ruled the global economy. However, we are now seeing a paradigm shift in Banks’ and fin techs’ strategic values; they are seeking a “reduce-recycle-offset” model to reduce their carbon footprint and preserve the planet. There is also an strong appetite in the market for greener solutions, as customers are becoming more deeply committed to the protection of the environment.

With GREENPAY, IDEMIA is taking an end-to-end sustainability approach to the entire payment card lifecycle - from chip module to card body, to digital customer onboarding, to card personalization & fulfillment, to transport, to recycling onc ... Read more »

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EDINBURGH, Scotland-Wednesday 9 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In an exciting first for the ATM industry, KAL is delighted to announce that we are publishing a new, free and open source implementation of XFS4IoT, the revolutionary XFS version 4 global standard that has the potential to transform the ATM world.

The new standard for ATM software is ready for the IoT era and paves the way for cloud-based, secure, OS-agnostic ATMs.

KAL’s pioneering XFS4IoT SP Dev framework will enable hardware manufacturers to quickly create XFS4IoT SPs and offers numerous benefits. As well as being OS-agnostic, it works with hardware from multiple vendors, providing banks with greater choice, enhanced security, plug-and-play hardware and lower costs.

The collaborative open‑source workgroup for hardware and software vendors, test software suppliers and application developers has already attracted 70+ companies and 200+ ATM stakeholders. The purpose of t ... Read more »

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SLIEMA, Malta-Tuesday 8 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cryptology Asset Group (ISIN: MT0001770107; Ticker: CAP:GR), a leading European investment company for blockchain- and crypto-related businesses founded by Christian Angermayer and Mike Novogratz, intends to invest USD 100 million over the next 24 months into crypto-related venture funds.

Cryptology will take an entrepreneurial approach in building its fund portfolio and will focus on first time funds and emerging managers, globally, including seeding funds and taking stakes in GPs as well.

Christian Angermayer, Founder of Cryptology, explains: "We are at the very beginning of the crypto revolution, and we strive to become one of the leading global investors in this very nascent asset class. Our fund investment strategy will focus on emerging talent, taking a global approach, and will encompass both funds investing in equity stakes of crypto- and blockchain related companies as well as fu ... Read more »

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As the end of the COVID pandemic comes into view and economies reopen, Citi Global Wealth Investments answers key questions on what a new economic cycle could look like and how portfolios should be positioned

NEW YORK-Wednesday 9 June 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Citi Global Wealth Investments today released its Mid-Year Outlook 2021 report, Traveling to the post-COVID world: New portfolios for a new economy. Released twice yearly, Citi’s outlook explains why this recovery will be strong due to swift and deep government stimulus and vaccine effectiveness. This sets the stage for several new near-term and long-term opportunities for investors.

Citi Global Wealth Investments expects that digitization, climate change, increased US-Chinese competition and government spending policies will reshape industries. The pandemic focused attention on these issues and their economic impact will provide many companies with new growth potential. This al ... Read more »

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