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(BUSINESS WIRE)--MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of mission-critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of The Burgiss Group, LLC (“Burgiss”), a market-leading provider of data, analytics, and technology solutions for investors in private assets.

The acquisition was originally announced on August 14, 2023.

Henry Fernandez, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, MSCI, said: “We are thrilled to complete this acquisition. By making Burgiss part of our integrated franchise, MSCI will dramatically expand and strengthen our solutions across client segments. In the process, we will help promote greater transparency for investors in private assets."

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MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. With over 50 years of expertise in research, ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO - Tuesday, 13. February 2024 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Just months after announcing its global valuation practice, Andersen, the fastest-growing independent, multidisciplinary professional services firm in the world, has expanded its valuation coverage to more than 16 countries throughout Europe. It has added 14 new groups in Europe in the last 12 months alone.

Andersen’s global valuation team works with companies, funds, high-net-worth individuals and family offices to provide valuations of businesses, tangible and intangible assets, and complex securities for tax, financial reporting, and transaction advisory purposes. Andersen clients span a range of industries with diverse valuation needs around the globe.

“Valuation is a significant area of growth for Andersen and Europe is one of our fastest growing regions as we expand our Global Valuation Practice to serve our clients wherever they do business,” said Mark L. Vorsatz, globa ... Read more »

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 Landsat Explorer Makes Longest-Running Continuous Satellite Imagery More Accessible for Decision-Makers


(BUSINESS WIRE)--Esri, the global leader in mapping and location intelligence, announces the launch of Landsat Explorer, a groundbreaking online app that makes it easier than ever for organizations to access and analyze multispectral imagery from Landsat satellite missions. Remote sensing and earth observation imagery play a crucial role in helping organizations at local, regional, and national government levels make informed decisions about natural resources, man-made landscapes, and the environment. The new a ... Read more »

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, 13. February 2024

Foundation to drive knowledge sharing, accelerate democratization of AI
TII commits US$300 million for future project funding

The Technology Innovation Institute (TII), a leading global scientific research center and the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), today announced the launch of the ‘Falcon Foundation’. The non-profit Falcon Foundation is dedicated to advancing the development of open-source Generative AI models and to building sustainable ecosystems around open-source projects that accelerate technology development. As a founding member, TII is committing to provide US$300 million to fund these projects.

The launch of the Falcon Foundation took place at the prestigious World Governments Summit (WGS) 2024 and marks a critical juncture in convening stakeholder collaboration to establish transparent governance mode ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--European High Growth Opportunities Securitization Fund (the “Fund”), acting through and represented by European High Growth Opportunities Manco SA, each of which is an investment vehicle advised by Alpha Blue Ocean, responds to a press release dated February 1, 2024 issued by Tony G Co-Investment Holdings Ltd. (the “Company”), pursuant to which the Company asserted that it is not bound by its obligations under the terms of the $1,288,000 principal amount convertible debenture of the Company dated August 10, 2021 (the “Debenture”) and purported to issue shares to the Fund.

The Fund would like to notify shareholders of the Company that the Fund rejects the purported share issuance and continues to allege that the Company is bound by, and in breach of, its obligations under the Debenture. The Fund continues to pursue its claim against the Company which will be heard by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the “Court&r ... Read more »

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SOLIHULL, England - Tuesday, 13. February 2024 AETOSWire 

(BUSINESS WIRE)--GKN Powder Metallurgy, a global leader in powder metallurgy and innovative, sustainable solutions for a wide range of automotive and industrial applications, has been awarded the EcoVadis Platinum Rating for outstanding performance in sustainability.

Across all business units and with a total of 27 manufacturing sites worldwide, GKN Powder Metallurgy has been recognised with the Platinum Medal that puts the company in the top 1% of more than 125,000 companies assessed in the areas of Labour & Human Rights, Environment, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement. This award represents a benchmark for the companies demonstrating the highest standards of sustainability management.

The award reflects GKN Powder Metallurgy's efforts to advance sustainable management and manufacturing practices, including setting science-based targets (SBTi), implementing decarbonization strateg ... Read more »

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DENVER - Tuesday, 13. February 2024

(BUSINESS WIRE)--AngloGold Ashanti plc (“AGA”) will release its results for the year ended 31 December 2023 on Friday, 23 February 2024. We invite you to participate in our market call via webcast or conference call.

Market Call
23 February 2024
08:30 ET / 13:30 UK / 15:30 CAT

Conference call pre-registration:

Webcast link:

Replay access numbers:
South Africa: 010 500 4108
UK: 0 203 608 8021
Australia: 073 911 1378
USA: 1 412 317 0088
International: +27 10 500 4108
Replay access code: 45876#

*To participate in the conference call, pre-registration is essential. The replay facility will be available 1 hour after the end of the conference until 1 March 2024

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