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Singapore city, Singapore - Cairo, Egypt-Tuesday 1 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Affirma Capital and StonePine ACE Partners Limited (“StonePine”) have jointly agreed to invest USD 20 million for a significant minority stake in Nerhadou International for Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals (“Nerhadou” or the “Company”), one of the largest and fastest growing nutraceutical and pharmaceutical players and a pioneer oral dispersible film (“ODF”) manufacturer in Egypt.

Affirma Capital and StonePine identified Nerhadou as a unique player due to its sizeable presence and dominant market share across key nutraceutical product subsegments and its significant technological capabilities in terms of being the first to introduce ODF technology in Egypt. Nerhadou also has an attractive product pipeline consisting of several innovative nutraceutical and pharmaceutical products, both in ODF and conventional dosage forms. With the investme ... Read more »

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LONDON-Tuesday 1 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GWI, the leading audience insights company, announces it has raised over $180 million in Series B funding, valuing the company at over $850 million. Financing was led by Permira’s growth fund.

Founded in 2009 by CEO, Tom Smith, GWI has become the leading global market research and audience insights software platform. Receiving $40 million Series A funding from the New York-based growth fund Stripes in 2018, GWI has since tripled recurring revenue, reaching nearly 400 employees globally.

GWI delivers global insights at scale, enabling the world’s top brands, agencies, and media organisations to gain deep understandings of their audiences. Clients can analyse harmonised-data sets across geographies through an easy-to-use platform, gaining faster insights and time-to-market. This investment will further advance GWI’s software as a service (SaaS) platform, extending coverage and rea ... Read more »

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Fernanda Fenga and Daniel Kuzmak join the breakthrough technology company working to decarbonize steel production

BOSTON-Tuesday 1 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boston Metal is pleased to welcome two members to its senior leadership team as the company prepares for the commercialization of its revolutionary metals production technology. The new roles will enhance the company’s corporate and financial depth and are part of a rapidly expanding team that saw Stephan Broek named Senior Vice President of Technology in late 2021.

Fernanda Fenga joins Boston Metal as Senior Vice President of Corporate, bringing over 20 years of executive experience in compliance, investor relations, government relations, and risk management in the metals and mining industry. Ms. Fenga is as a member of the Board of Directors at NioCorp Development Ltd and just prior to joining Boston Metal, she provided legal counsel services to a range of global enterprises.< ... Read more »

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REDMOND, Wash. & SAN DIEGO-Tuesday 1 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kymeta (, the communications company making mobile global, and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: KTOS), a leading national security and space solutions provider, announced today a strategic partnership to jointly develop products and solutions that will enable modern, virtualized ground systems to better leverage the capabilities of next generation mobile satellite antennas.

Among the broader goals of the partnership are to advance the ability of ground systems to support, leverage, manage, and control electronically-steered and multi-purpose antennas to better support the capabilities of software-defined and multi-beam satellites. This effort will initially focus on joint development of a software-defined remote terminal that will support a variety of dynamic satellite connectivity applications, inc ... Read more »

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NEW YORK-Tuesday 1 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lightsmith Group (“Lightsmith”), a global sustainable private equity firm, is pleased to announce the final closing of Lightsmith Climate Resilience Partners SCSp RAIF (“Lightsmith Climate Resilience” or the “Fund”) with $186 million of commitments. Lightsmith Climate Resilience is the first private equity fund to have focused on climate resilience and adaptation, investing in growth-stage technology companies that address the effects of climate change. In the Fund, Lightsmith has brought together leading investors from around the world, including PNC Insurance Group, The Rockefeller Foundation, Kinneret Group, and Caprock Impact Partners, as well as the Green Climate Fund (“GCF”), European Investment Bank, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, KfW on behalf of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Nordic Development Fund, the Gover ... Read more »

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Dr. Gupta Leads Velodyne’s World-Class Engineering Team in Advancing Robust Portfolio of Lidar Hardware and Software Solutions

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Tuesday 1 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced it has appointed Dr. Anurag Gupta as its Executive Vice President of Engineering. He is responsible for leading Velodyne’s engineering team in delivering high-value hardware and software solutions that help customers solve system-level problems and enable their success in achieving a safer, more efficient, more sustainable future. Dr. Gupta was previously at Sense Photonics, where he was the Senior Vice President of Engineering, leading product development and launch of 3D flash lidar products.

Velodyne’s lidar sensors and software are shaping innovative autonomous solutions in a wide variety of industries, including industrial, robotics, intelligent infrastructure, and automotive. Dr. ... Read more »

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Former Governor of the Bank of England will deepen the Firm’s global advisory offering by providing clients exceptional insights into the global economic outlook

LONDON & NEW YORK-Tuesday 1 February 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Macro Advisory Partners (‘MAP’), a leading geopolitical and global economics advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Mark Carney as Senior Counsellor.

Macro Advisory Partners provides strategic counsel to corporations, investors and foundations navigating the intersection of geopolitics, global economics, and regulatory policy. Mr. Carney will advise MAP’s clients on issues such as the global post-pandemic economy, the impact of fiscal and monetary policymaking on international markets, the evolving digital currency landscape, and the outlook for global trade.

At a time when global markets, policy and politics interact more powerfully than ever before, MAP is delighted to a ... Read more »

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