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NEW YORK -Saturday 30 October 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, The Estée Lauder Companies (NYSE:EL) (“ELC”) announced key leadership appointments for its international business, which follow the announcement that Cedric Prouvé, currently Group President, International, will retire in June 2022 after an exceptional career.

The following appointments will be effective February 1, 2022:

    Peter Jueptner, currently President, Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) will succeed Cedric, and will be named President, International, reporting directly to Fabrizio Freda, President and Chief Executive Officer. Peter will be based in New York and will join our Executive Leadership Team Alignment (ELTA), while remaining a member of our Executive Leadership Team (ELT).
    Nadine Graf, currently Vice President, General Manager, EMEA Markets will succeed Peter, and will be named Senior Vice President, General Man ... Read more »

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NEW YORK & TORONTO & LONDON & TOKYO-Monday 1 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- BentallGreenOak (“BGO”) today announced that it is joining the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative, which commits the company to achieving Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by no later than 2050 for its entire commercial real estate investment portfolio. The firm’s historic track record for successfully reducing and offsetting carbon emissions in the built environment will be instrumental in setting an enhanced course on targets that recognize the need for radical disruption to address the urgent threat of climate change.

By joining the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative, BGO commits to supporting investing aligned with Net Zero emissions by 2050 or sooner. In line with global efforts, including goals established in the Paris Agreement to limit warming by 1.5°C, BGO’s commitment specifically means:

BGO will work in partnership wi ... Read more »

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A spectacular 12-minute show covering a 4.7km stretch along the waterfront between Al Marjan Island and Al Hamra Village

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates-Monday 1 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Organising Committee for the Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve celebration is planning yet another Guinness World Records-worthy spectacular pyrotechnic fireworks performance, which will feature pyrodrones, lights, colours and shapes to welcome 2022.

Covering a 4.7km stretch along the waterfront between Al-Marjan Island and Al-Hamra Village, the 12-minute spectacle, open to the public and set to clinch two Guinness World Records, will be accompanied by a crescendo of modern and dynamic music to reflect a new spirit of optimism.

#RAKNYE2022 will also welcome the public to enjoy a host of family oriented activities and events that will keep visitors enthralled until the countdown starts for the mesmersising display. These activities will spread across Al ... Read more »

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Tokyo, Japan -Sunday 31 October 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, announced that its head-to-head football simulation game Captain Tsubasa: Dream Team will hold the worldwide Dream Championship 2021 tournament. The in-game online qualifiers have come to a close and now it’s time for the Final Regional Qualifiers to begin.

The top 8 ranked regional players from the Online Qualifiers, held from September to October 2021, will face off in five groups from all over the world. The matches will be streamed on YouTube Live, and the top three players from each group will move on to the final tournament.

Final Regional Qualifiers

Schedule

Europe, Africa Group

Date & Time: Saturday, October 23 starting 17:00~(UTC+9)

Livestream URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEFiOrUSq5A

Asia, Oceania Group

Date & Time: Saturday, October 30 starting 17:00~(UTC+9)

Livestream URL: http ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 31 October 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Antigua and Barbuda: The twin-island paradise of Antigua and Barbuda is on display at the world expo ‘Expo Dubai 2020’ being held in Dubai following the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future.’

Antigua and Barbuda’s pavilion placed in the ‘Mobility’ section of the expo; exhibits the exceptional strides the Caribbean country has made in its socio-economic growth over the years.

Gilbert Antoine Boustany, Non-Resident Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Arab Emirates shared “We are so delighted with the turnout for Expo 2020, visitors are showing immense excitement for discovering what the twin islands can offer. We are a community culture and are so eager to share that with the world.”

The pavilion has lined up many cultural and informative events throughout October to showcase the immense potential and opportunities ... Read more »

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FUZHOU, China-Sunday 31 October 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- China Arab TV’s latest episodes of the renowned “Seeing China” program will be on air on 1st November to show a vigorous Arabian hostess’ very own experience about culture, cuisine, and travel in the eastern country’s Fujian province.

“Fujian Time” is one of the two series of China Arab TV’s renowned “Seeing China” program to present the real Chinese modern achievements and historical local customs across the continent and ocean to an Arab audience.

The new episodes of “Seeing China - Fujian Time” Second Season will feature Jordanian hostess Leen's on-site commentary in Arabic language. Leen will share her very own personal experience about Fujian’s culture, cuisine, and travel stories. The series will lead everyone following her footsteps and explore the Fujian cultural heritage through thematic sections inc ... Read more »

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(Pursuant to the provision of its Articles of Incorporation in accordance with Article 459, paragraph 1 of the Companies Act of Japan)


OSAKA, Japan-Saturday 30 October 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) announced that its Board of Directors resolved today to engage in the acquisition of its own shares pursuant to the provision of its Articles of Incorporation in accordance with Article 459, paragraph 1 of the Companies Act of Japan, as detailed below.

“At our current share price, we see an opportunity to buy back our shares at a substantial discount to what we perceive is their underlying value,” said Costa Saroukos, director and Chief Financial Officer of Takeda. “We expect that this share buyback of up to 100B yen will not impact our deleveraging plans, and that we will remain firmly on track to deliver on our target for 2x (‘low twos’) ... Read more »

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DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES-Sunday 31 October 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Driver Trett, a Global Construction Consultancy, are delighted to announce the launch of its Arabic microsite, https://www.driver-group.com/ar/global/.

Driver Trett always strive for excellence and having a website and its content available in different languages is crucial for a global business. Adding a multilingual functionality to the website has been a key goal for Driver Trett, to allow them to reach and enhance client experiences in the relevant regions, and respective languages.

The new website functionality will serve as a useful and informative portal for local communities, meet client needs, and give better understanding of what the company can offer.

The Arabic microsite is a smaller version of the global website. It includes an About Us section with key contacts both locally, in the native tongue, and globally; full information about the Services and Sectors that Driver Tre ... Read more »

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LONDON-Saturday 30 October 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s ESG Solutions announced today that the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) has selected Moody’s Climate on Demand scoring tool to assess climate risk exposure in its investment projects.

PIDG mobilizes private investment in sustainable and inclusive infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa and south and south-east Asia. It will use Moody’s data to screen potential new investments for exposure to climate hazards based on their precise location, and to assess the physical climate risk exposure of assets in its existing portfolio. PIDG’s investment teams and project sponsors will also leverage the data to inform due diligence and climate risk management and mitigation measures.

“We need to ensure that new infrastructure is resilient to the changing climate, especially in the most vulnerable countries,” said Marco Serena, Head of Sustainable Develo ... Read more »

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CHICAGO-Saturday 30 October 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the world begins to emerge from almost two years of disruption, executives around the globe are looking for growth and development opportunities to navigate a new era. “Although executives continue to face challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic – including supply chain stress, travel and health restrictions, labor deficits, and balancing return-to-work with family obligations – the global economic recovery is gathering steam,” says Meena Wehrs, Associate Dean of Executive Education for The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Nothing can ever alleviate uncertainty; however, preparedness and upskilling are the best ways to help leaders and their organizations reset beyond the pandemic.

In 2022, Chicago Booth Executive Education will feature:

Relevant, world-class executive education from top MBA faculty and opportunities to collaborate with executives ... Read more »

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Flagship airline reinvests support cost savings to enhance operational capacities and accelerate post-pandemic recovery 

LAS VEGAS-Saturday 30 October 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini Street, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner, today announced that Philippine Airlines (PAL), the flagship carrier of the Philippines, has switched to Rimini Street Support for its Ora ... Read more »

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NOVI, Mich. -Saturday 30 October 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

~ The Foundation will leverage the access, influence, experience, and expertise of the world’s largest temperature-controlled REIT and logistics solutions provider to reduce food waste and fight global food insecurity ~

~ The Foundation was created by a $3 million gift from Lineage Logistics, LLC ~

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced the launch of the Lineage Foundation for Good (the “Foundation”), an independent nonprofit aimed at reducing food waste and fighting food insecurity to support the global communities where over 21,000 of Lineage’s team members live and work.

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the UN Environment Programme (UNE ... Read more »

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Deployment of the innovative EVx™ platform expected to generate up to $520 million in revenue


LUGANO, Switzerland & WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.-Saturday 30 October 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

-(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Energy Vault, Inc. (“Energy Vault”), the company developing sustainable, grid-scale energy storage solutions with its proprietary technology, today announced that it has entered into an energy storage system agreement with DG Fuels LLC (“DG Fuels”), an emerging leader in renewable hydrogen and biogenic based, synthetic sustainable aviation fuel (”SAF”) and diesel fuel.

Under the terms of the agreement, Energy Vault agreed to provide 1.6 gigawatt hours (GWh) of energy storage to support DG Fuels across multiple projects, with the first project slated for 500 megawatt hours (MWh) in Louisiana. This initial project will be followed by additional projects in British Columbia and Ohio. DG Fuels has developed a carbo ... Read more »

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OSAKA, Japan -Saturday 30 October 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

Delivered H1 Year-Over-Year Growth in Reported Revenue of +12.8% and Underlying Revenue of +6.8%
14 Global Brands Represent 42% of Total Core Revenue with +11.4% Underlying Growth in H1; Further Acceleration Expected through H2
Highly Innovative Pipeline Poised to Deliver Over the Short- and Long-term
Confirmed Full Year Management Guidance, On Track for Underlying Core Operating Profit Margin Target of Approximately 30%
Announces Share Buyback of Up to 100B Yen
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced financial results for the first half of fiscal year 2021 (period ended September 30, 2021). Based on the strong first half results, the company also confirmed its fiscal year 2021 management guidance.

Fiscal year 2021, ending in March 31, 2022, continues to be a year of growth with anticipated topline accelerati ... Read more »

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SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Thursday 28 October 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nexign (part of ICS Holding), an international provider of business support systems (BSS), has announced it won the MEA Technology Achievement Award and was shortlisted for another prestigious international award for the telecom industry, Glotel.

The MEA Tech Award was introduced by the MEA Business magazine, one of the business's top publications in the Middle East and Africa, while the Global Telecom Award brings together the top players in telecom from around the world recognizing innovation and excellence.

The prize and the nomination were awarded the same week for the Nexign Microservices Platform and the Microservices Factory project based on it.

Nexign Microservices Platform supports the whole cycle of development and delivery based on cloud-native microservices architecture, which lays the foundation for continuous creation ... Read more »

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 • Phase-III trial did not demonstrate a statistically significant difference from placebo on the primary endpoint of estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) at 12 months in patients at risk for delayed graft function (DGF)

• Safety profile of ANG-3777 consistent with overall experience

• Further data analysis ongoing to determine next steps


ST. GALLEN, Switzerland & UNIONDALE, NY-Wednesday 27 October 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Regulatory News:

AD HOC ANNOUNCEMENT PURSUANT TO ART. 53 LR

Vifor Pharma and Angion Biomedica Corp. (NASDAQ: ANGN) today announced that the phase-III trial of Angion’s ANG-3777 did not demonstrate a statistically significant difference from placebo on the primary endpoint (eGFR at 12 months) in the population of deceased donor kidney transplant patients who were at risk for developing DGF.

ANG-3777 showed a modest but not statistically significant diff ... Read more »

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