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Conakry, Republic of Guinea, and Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 06. February 2024

The Government of the Republic of Guinea, through the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, has announced a Round Table of Donors (RTD) event.

Scheduled for February 15 and 16, 2024, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, this event is a pivotal part of the Interim Reference Program (IRP) 2022-2025. The IRP aligns Guinea’s development with the Guinea 2040 Vision, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030, the ECOWAS 2050 Vision, the African Union (AU) Agenda 2063, and other significant international development frameworks.

Her Excellency Ms. Rose Pola Pricemou, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, highlights the significance of the RTD - "This event is a cornerstone in our journey towards sustainable development. It embodies our commitment to a resilient Guinea, equipped with robust institutions, infrastructure, and a dynamic econ ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and leading provider of inflight connectivity (IFC), along with Tokyo-based Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. today announced Intelsat’s connectivity service will launch on the airlines' Embraer E190 aircraft for its subsidiary airline, J-AIR Co. Ltd.

Japan Airlines has installed Intelsat’s 2Ku system on the first of J-AIR’s E190 aircraft and will be installing 13 additional aircraft by autumn 2024. The airline has been offering free wireless entertainment services since 2016. By adding 2Ku, this will make J-AIR the first regional aircraft in Japan to offer inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) services, as well as the first E190 aircraft equipped globally with the Intelsat 2Ku system.

“We have worked closely with Intelsat to deliver the best connectivity experience on Japan Airlines and the JAL group flee ... Read more »

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LONDON - Wednesday, 07. February 2024

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technology Holdings, a global boutique investment bank with offices in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific has been named ‘Boutique Investment Bank of the Year’ at the 15th Annual M&A Atlas Awards by the Global M&A Network.

The 15th Annual Americas and Global Markets M&A Atlas Awards celebrations took place on January 30th 2024 at The Metropolitan Club in New York. Winning one of Global M&A Networks prestigious Atlas awards equates to achieving the “Gold Standard of Performance” standing in the industry, validating the firm and team’s expertise and capabilities.

“We recognized the stellar achievements of best performing firms, deals and dealmakers, who exemplify excellence for executing transactions, especially during this past year of trying times. We value their participation and wish them continued success for the year to follow.” Shanta ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, 06. February 2024

Extends Successful Partnership and Collaboration For 2024 Formula 1 Season

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Z Capital Group (“ZCG”) today announced it has signed as a Team Partner with Scuderia Ferrari for the 2024 Formula 1 season. The commitment will continue the successful partnership between ZCG and Scuderia Ferrari that began in 2023.

The 2023 partnership included numerous collaborative and innovative initiatives and, during the 2024 Formula 1 season, ZCG aims to work closely with Scuderia Ferrari to expand these initiatives and find new and creative ways to engage Formula 1 fans across the globe given ZCG’s international exposure.

Scuderia Ferrari will unveil its 2024 Formula 1 car on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. As a distinguished Team Partner, ZCG will prominently display its logo on the livery throughout the 2024 Formula 1 World Championship, starting at the Bahrain Grand Prix on March 2. In addition to ... Read more »

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Strategic deal positions AIT as key player in European road transport, energy sectors

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AIT Worldwide Logistics, a leading provider of global supply chain solutions, has completed its acquisition of Lubbers Logistics Group, a European logistics company specializing in high-value, complex, and time-sensitive transport services. The deal, first announced on Nov. 17, 2023, expands AIT’s global reach and enhances its offerings in the road transport and energy logistics sectors.

Headquartered in Schoonebeek, Netherlands, and with more than 350 employees working across nine road transport hubs and nine freight locations, the Lubbers acquisition further expands AIT’s extensive European network.

In the past two months, AIT also acquired Mach II Shipping Ltd and Global Transport Solutions Group. Combined with the acquisition of Lubbers, AIT’s European footprint of more than 45 offices will now stretch across 13 countries, making it t ... Read more »

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 (BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading heavy equipment manufacturer Komatsu has signed a multi-year deal with Williams Racing to become the Principal Partner of the British team from the start of the 2024 FIA Formula One World Championship (F1) season.

Komatsu was a key partner of Williams Racing in Formula One during the ... Read more »

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LONDON - Tuesday, 06. February 2024 AETOSWire

Kazyon, the leading grocery discounter in the Arab world and Africa acquires a 50% stake in Al Dukan Company Limited (“Dukan”), through a SAR 250m capital increase
The transaction expands and diversifies Kazyon’s operations into Saudi Arabia, its third market in addition to Egypt and Morocco, with a growing network of over 1,000 stores
Significant synergies are projected to be realised by leveraging increased scale and sharing of best practices with a store rollout target to reach 5,000 stores in five years

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Kazyon Limited, the UK parent company of Kazyon, today completed the acquisition of 50% of the equity share capital of Dukan for SAR 250m, expanding its operations into Saudi Arabia, the largest grocery retail market in the region at c.USD 40bn of annual turnover.

Founded in 2013 and operating over 100 stores, Dukan is the sole grocery discount retai ... Read more »

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  • Launches a guidebook and hosts Masterclass webinar with industry experts to streamline Saudization, Government Relations Management, and Green Nitaqat status for businesses.
  • Announces expansion with a presence in Riyadh to facilitate Global Mobility, GRO, HRO & Immigration solutions for employers


Aligning its solutions offerings to help businesses overcome challenges faced for the Global Mobility of human resources; TASC, the leading GRO, HRO, Mobility Solutions and Immigration solutions specialists is redefining the transformative Saudization journey for businesses across industries. In recent market research conducted in the kingdom, TASC observed that achieving a Green Nitaqat status while hiring expatriate talent has been a predominant challenge for organizations in many sectors.


Taking the lead to clarify the misconcept ... Read more »

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NEW YORK - Tuesday, 06. February 2024 AETOSWire 

MSCI Private Company Data Connect allows companies to self-report data to investors on a secure, digital hub
Tool supports general partners’ evolving regulatory reporting requirements, investment due diligence, dedicated strategies
Leverages the ESG Integrated Disclosure Project template to drive standardization and transparency
Integrates with Persefoni’s carbon accounting software to help close the emissions gap

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of mission-critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, today announced the launch of MSCI Private Company Data Connect – a centralized hub that provides general partners (“GPs”) access to private companies' sustainability and climate data and disclosures.

MSCI Private Company Data Connect is designed to drive transparency and a common ... Read more »

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Taylor Grosso, Charles Suzara and Vicki VanValin honored for driving strategies and partnerships to drive the Laserfiche Solution Provider Program forward.

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Laserfiche — the leading SaaS provider of intelligent content management and business process automation — today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, named three Laserfiche channel leaders to its 2024 Channel Chiefs list: Taylor Grosso, senior director of Global Channels and Alliances, Charles Suzara, associate director – west, and Vicki VanValin, vice president of sales. The prestigious CRN Channel Chiefs list, released annually, recognizes IT vendor and distribution executives who are driving strategy and setting the channel agenda for their companies.

“The IT channel has had to navigate incredible change in recent years — from economic uncertainty to the acceleration of digital transformation and rise of generative AI,” said Laserfiche CEO ... Read more »

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SEATTLE - Tuesday, 06. February 2024

Automation to enable increased facility for single cell projects

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Parse Biosciences, a leading provider of accessible and scalable single cell sequencing solutions, today announced it has entered into an agreement with INTEGRA Biosciences to integrate the Assist Plus with built-in Parse Evercode™ single cell protocols. Combining the scale of the Parse technology with the semi-automated liquid handling of the Assist Plus will significantly reduce hands-on time while further increasing throughput and efficiency of the workflow. As part of the agreement, Parse will sell a bundled solution composed of Evercode single cell reagents and an application-enabled INTEGRA Assist Plus instrument directly to customers.

“The INTEGRA Assist Plus will allow scientists to seamlessly profile many millions of cells per week and reduce hands-on time by as much as 80%,” said Charlie Roco, Parse co-founder and ... Read more »

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ExaGrid EX189 named as only scale-out backup target to achieve a TOP 5 ranking in Report


(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that its EX189 appliance has been recognized as a TOP 5 backup target in the 2024-25 DCIG TOP 5 2PB+ Cyber Secure Backup Target Global Edition Report.

The report from DCIG provides guidance on the TOP 5 cyber secure backup targets that enterprises should consider in their fight against ransomware. The report includes a profile of each of the TOP 5 cyber secure backup targets which lists at least three ways each backup target distinguishes itself from the other solutions.

Inclusion Critieria for the 2024-25 DCIG TOP 5 2PB+ Cyber Secure Backup Target Global Edition1 report:


  • Offers cyber security features to protect itself and data stored on it.
  • Scales to at least two petabytes of raw storage capacity.
  • ... Read more »
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