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NEW YORK -Wednesday 1 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following their announcement on October 13, 2021, Finsbury Glover Hering and Sard Verbinnen & Co. (“SVC”) have completed their merger to create the world’s leading strategic communications firm advising clients in navigating critical opportunities and challenges.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211201005402/en/

The firm brings together over 1,000 communications professionals, operating from 25 offices in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States, including its global headquarters in New York.

The new firm is a leader in all aspects of strategic communications, including government affairs, corporate reputation, crisis management and transformation and change, as well as the leading force in financial communications worldwide. Its professionals have deep sector knowledge within ... Read more »

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• Calastone and Microsoft share vision for digitally enabled collective investments and funds

• Calastone introduced its innovative DMI Fund Services solution leveraging Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) alongside existing proven technology together with its global funds network to enable digital transformation for funds market participants

• Strategic agreement will see Calastone and Microsoft deploy Calastone’s platform on Microsoft Azure and collaborate on confidential computing technologies
LONDON-Wednesday 1 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Calastone, the largest global funds network, has signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft, which will see the firms collaborate on the use of cloud and distributed ledger technology to create market efficiency across the global investment funds industry. By combining Calastone’s network, technology and market experience, with Microsoft’s expertise and track r ... Read more »

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New Projects in Europe and U.S. Amazon is the largest corporate buyer of renewable energy globally and is on a path to power 100% of its business with renewable energy by 2025

Amazon’s renewable energy investments equivalent to energy use of 3 million U.S. homes and will eliminate 13.7 million metric tons of carbon emissions each year as Amazon works to reach net-zero carbon by 2040

SEATTLE-Wednesday 1 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced 18 new utility-scale wind


and solar energy projects across the U.S., Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the U.K., totaling 5.6 gigawatts (GW) of procured capacity to date in 2021. Amazon now has 274 renewable energy projects globally and is on a path to power 100% of its business operations with renewable energy by 2025—five years earlier than its original 2030 commitment.

These new utility-scale wind and solar projects bring Amazon’s t ... Read more »

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DULUTH, Ga-Wednesday 1 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF), a private foundation committed to ending hunger through sustainable agricultural development, today announced a three-year partnership with Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) to increase student representation from underrepresented backgrounds and to promote the agriculture industry as an admirable and sound career choice.

Funded by the AAF, the project will provide scholarship opportunities for tailored internship roles and support for hiring talent from underrepresented groups. The focus areas will be agronomy, agribusiness, engineering, data science, software development, sustainability, field technicians, and related disciplines. The goal is to increase diversity and promote the agricultural industry as a viable career.

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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 1 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global expands its Latin American coverage through a Collaboration Agreement with Bolivia-based law firm Indacochea & Asociados (IA) located in Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

Founded in 1991, IA operates with six Partners and more than 40 professionals, offering full-service legal capabilities in arbitration, banking, corporate and commercial, civil law, dispute resolution, immigration, intellectual property, foreign investment, mergers and acquisitions, legal tech and startups, labor and real estate. The firm, consistently recognized by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500, is led by Managing Partner Alonso Indacochea Pardo de Zela.

“Our clients look to us to provide them with best-in-class service that enables them to succeed in today’s business environment. At IA, we changed the chip and became liquid lawyers, legal and business-oriented professionals with an o ... Read more »

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Partnership empowers the Kenyan population to invest in fractional shares of U.S. equities for the first time


JERSEY CITY, N.J.-Wednesday 1 December 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -  ‍DriveWealth, LLC, a pioneer in fractional investing and embedded finance, today announced a partnership with Hisa Technologies, Africa’s first wealth management platform that makes investing social. Leveraging DriveWealth’s real-time fractional trading technology, Hisa users can invest in fractional shares of U.S. stocks, while benefiting from educational content such as news, podcasts, and user generated discussions geared toward improving financial health directly through the app.

Previously, investing in U.S. securities in Kenya required large sums of money, leaving a portion of the Kenyan population without access to investing. While citizens are interested in investing, research conducted by the Central Bank of Kenya and FSD Kenya revealed t ... Read more »

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