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Snom Launches the World’s First Developer Platform for Professional VOIP Phones BERLIN -Tuesday 5 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Snom, the leading global brand for professional business VoIP phones, is unveiling its new developer platform Snom.io. This platform allows thousands of developers to develop and release completely integrated, innovative applications for Snom.io-compatible desk telephones....

Newmont Publishes 2015 Sustainability Report -Tuesday 5 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) today published its 2015 sustainability report, Beyond the Mine, detailing the Company’s safety, economic, environmental and social performance. Last year, Newmont was named the mining industry’s overall...

Groundbreaking New TNS Message Translation Solution to Streamline Payments Industry -Tuesday 5 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Merchants, ISOs, payment gateways and terminal providers around the world are set to gain efficiencies and make substantial savings thanks to the launch of TNSConnect2All, a new global message translation conversion service, from Transaction Network...

MENA Deal Value Declines in Q1 2016 -Monday 4 April 2016

2016 has gotten off to a fairly slow start in terms of M&A activity targeting companies based in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Compared with Q4 2015, value has declined against a slight increase in volume, according to Zephyr, the M&A database published by Bureau van Dijk. In total,...

Moody’s Investors Service Names Robert Fauber President; Michel Madelain to Retire as President and COO -Monday 4 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody's Investors Service (MIS), the credit ratings agency unit of Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO), announced today that Robert Fauber, currently the Global Head of the MIS Commercial Group, has been appointed President of MIS, effective June 1, 2016. Mr. Fauber will succeed...

PICS Auditing Celebrates its Rebrand to Avetta -Monday 4 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PICS Auditing, the world’s leading provider of supply chain risk management solutions, announced today the company’s new corporate name, brand, and logo. The new Avetta brand reflects both the evolution of the company, as well as its strategy and focus on clients’...

Erin Energy Announces Agreement With Zenith Bank on Terms of Loan Facility -Monday 4 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Erin Energy Corporation (Erin Energy or the Company) (NYSE MKT: ERN) announced today it has obtained a waiver to the funding requirements of the Debt Service Reserve Account associated with the Zenith Bank Note until December 31, 2016. The Company was also granted a 90-day...

TSYS Completes Acquisition of TransFirst -Sunday 3 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced it has completed its acquisition of TransFirst, a leading U.S. merchant solutions provider. TransFirst and TSYS’ existing merchant businesses will be combined under the TSYS brand to create the 6th largest merchant acquirer in the U.S. based...

Schlumberger Completes Merger with Cameron -Saturday 2 April 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) announced today that it has closed its merger with Cameron International Corporation. As previously announced, each Cameron stockholder is entitled to receive 0.716 shares of Schlumberger common stock and $14.44 in cash, in exchange for each...

RMB Capital Adds Egor Rybakov to Asset Management Team -Thursday 31 March 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chicago-based RMB Capital (“RMB”), an independent financial services firm with more than $4.3 billion in assets under management, announced today that Egor Rybakov, CFA, has joined RMB Asset Management as a senior vice president and portfolio manager. Rybakov brings to...

International Dairy Queen, Inc. Opens First DQ Grill & Chill® Restaurant in Jordan -Thursday 31 March 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Dairy Queen® system, part of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A and BRK.B), has opened a new DQ Grill & Chill® restaurant at Abdoun Circle in Amman, Jordan. The opening of this location in Jordan represents the latest country outside of the United States with...

Endeavour Establishes Largest Medtech Fund in Europe at EUR 250m -Thursday 31 March 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Endeavour Vision today announced that the Endeavour Medtech Growth LP (EMG) fund has held its final close at EUR 250m (USD 275m) in committed capital. Largely oversubscribed, the fund reached its hard cap and closed well above its EUR 150m target due to considerable...

Panasonic Awarded a Gold Rating in EcoVadis Sustainability Survey -Thursday 31 March 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation has been awarded a Gold Recognition Level in sustainability performance survey conducted by EcoVadis. This excellent result also places Panasonic among the top 5% performers in the survey. EcoVadis is a collaborative platform enabling companies to...

New Clinical Study Reports Relationship Between Masimo’s Oxygen Reserve Index (ORI™) and Arterial Partial Pressure... -Thursday 31 March 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that a new retrospective study reports the relationship between Masimo’s Oxygen Reserve Index (ORI™) and arterial partial pressure of oxygen (PaO2) during surgery. The study suggests that ORI may provide an advanced indication of...

WISeKey to List on the SIX Swiss Stock Exchange on March 31, 2016 -Thursday 31 March 2016

Listing and first trading day of WIHN Class B Shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange on March 31, 2016   (BUSINESS WIRE)-- WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WIHN”) announced today that it has successfully completed all steps to list its registered shares, nominal value CHF 0.05...

A.M. Best to Participate in 11th Annual World Takaful Conference -Thursday 31 March 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best will participate as ratings partner sponsor and exhibitor at the 11th Annual World Takaful Conference, to be held 11–12 April in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Mahesh Mistry, director, analytics, will take part in a session titled, “Ratings Roundtable:...

Quantel Medical Awarded Tender for Ophthalmic Laser Equipment from India Department of Defense -Wednesday 30 March 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quantel Medical (Quantel), a global ophthalmic medical device company dedicated to developing leading technologies to improve the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases, announced it has been awarded a €3 million competitive tender for ophthalmic laser equipment. Under...

MATRIXX Software Selected by SMART Communications, Attracts Strategic Funding From PLDT -Wednesday 30 March 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MATRIXX Software today announced that SMART Communications, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT), has selected MATRIXX Software’s real-time Digital Commerce platform for its mobile business. Subsequently, PLDT has invested in...

Bitè Enables LTE with the Deployment of SIAE MICROELETTRONICA New Microwave Generation IP Radio -Wednesday 30 March 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bitè group present with mobile networks in both Lithuania and Latvia offers data and voice services. In the past few years Bitè established itself as the fastest growing operator with strong customer base with enterprises and offering to its users the highest download data...

Erin Energy Announces LWI Vessel En Route to Oyo Field -Tuesday 29 March 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Erin Energy Corporation (“Erin Energy” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT:ERN) (JSE:ERN) announced today the Island Constructor light well intervention (LWI) vessel (the vessel) has departed Skalevic, Norway and is en route to the Oyo field, offshore Nigeria. The vessel...