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Union Acquisition Corp. Announces Date of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders and Record Date NEW YORK -Wednesday 13 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Union Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: LTN) (“UAC”), a special purpose acquisition company, has set the date of its extraordinary general meeting of shareholders (“extraordinary general meeting”) to vote on the previously announced business combination with Bioceres, Inc., for...

Yamaha Motor Records Rise in Net Sales for 2018 -Wednesday 13 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7272)(ISIN:JP3942800008) announced today that for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018, consolidated net sales of 1,673.1 billion yen were up 0.2% from the previous year. The company saw a decrease in operating income of 9 billion yen (6.0%),...

Guggenheim KBBO Partners Continues To Strengthen Middle East Operations, Appoints New Head Of Asset Management -Tuesday 12 February 2019

Joint venture between US investment bank and Abu Dhabi-headquartered investor KBBO Group closes landmark transactions and enhances asset management capabilities Guggenheim KBBO Partners is pleased to announce that it has appointed Virginie Afota as head of its Asset Management division....

MAXON Cinema 4D MoGraph Toolset Honored with Academy Certificate for Scientific and Technical Achievement -Tuesday 12 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MAXON, the industry-leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, is pleased to announce the MoGraph module in the company’s cornerstone 3D professional application, Cinema 4D, was recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts...

European Commission Approves ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) with AVD, the First New Treatment in Decades for Adults... -Tuesday 12 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) today announced that the European Commission (EC) extended the current marketing authorization of ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) to include treatment of adult patients with previously untreated CD30+ Stage IV Hodgkin...

Institutional Investors Continue to Dig Deeper into the Inner Workings of Portfolio Companies in Preparation for Their... -Monday 11 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Institutional Investors with assets under management of USD 33 trillion continue to want more information from portfolio companies about board composition and business strategy and sustainability related topics, according to Morrow Sodali’s annual Institutional Investor...

Greene Tweed Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award -Sunday 10 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Greene Tweed today announced that it has received a 2017 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior delivery performance. Greene Tweed maintained a Silver composite performance rating for...

Exclusive Group Acquires Canadian VAD To Expand Presence Across North America -Saturday 9 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Exclusive Group, the value-added services and technologies (VAST) group, today announced the acquisition of leading Canadian cybersecurity VAD, Fine Tec Canada, to complement its existing US presence and expand global coverage to the whole of North America. The deal coincides...

H.I.G. Capital Completes Acquisition of Taconic Biosciences  -Saturday 9 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- H.I.G. Capital ("H.I.G."), a leading global private equity investment firm with $30 billion of equity capital under management*, is pleased to announce that one of its affiliates has partnered with the management team of Taconic Biosciences, Inc., (“Taconic” or the...

Schlumberger Appoints Chief Operating Officer -Saturday 9 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Olivier Le Peuch as Chief Operating Officer of Schlumberger Limited, effective immediately. Reporting to Paal Kibsgaard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Le Peuch will be responsible for...

GSMA Innovation City Returns To MWC19 Showcasing Intelligent Connectivity  -Thursday 7 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA Innovation City will return to MWC19 inviting visitors to experience how mobile connectivity is positively impacting society and helping to create a better future for businesses and citizens alike. The immersive exhibition space, which is now in its fifth year and...

Andersen Global Adds Collaborating Firm in Peru -Thursday 7 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Andersen Global is proud to announce a collaboration agreement with Estudio Hernández & Ugarelli, a respected legal, tax and business consulting firm based in Lima, Peru. This is the second collaboration agreement in Peru for Andersen Global. Hernández & Ugarelli is...

Takeda Announces Results from First-of-Its-Kind Phase IIIb/IV Trial PROPEL – a Randomized PK-Guided Prophylaxis... -Thursday 7 February 2019

The PROPEL study compared the safety and efficacy of ADYNOVATE® [Antihemophilic Factor [Recombinant], PEGylated] following pharmacokinetic (PK)-guided prophylaxis, targeting two different factor VIII trough levels The novel design of the study was built upon preliminary data indicating...

GSMA Announces New Growth Companies to the ‘GSMA 100’ -Wednesday 6 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA has named 18 new companies to the ‘GSMA 100’, a global innovation discovery initiative designed to identify the world’s most promising growth-stage companies and advance the next generation of connectivity and digital services. These new companies include:...

Kony Helps CFG Bank Deliver Digital-First Banking -Wednesday 6 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kony, Inc., a leading provider of digital banking solutions, and CFG Bank, an innovator in retail commercial banking in Morocco, today announced their collaboration on CFG Bank’s digital banking application. With customers expecting a simple yet robust digital banking...

STATS Congratulates Qatar National Team on Historic 2019 AFC Asian Cup Win -Wednesday 6 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- STATS, the worldwide leader in sports data and intelligence, congratulates the Qatar National Team on a remarkable win at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. A tune-up to their position as hosts of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qatar won all three group-play matches with 10 goals for and...

KBC Launches New Release of High-Fidelity Analytics Technology for Optimal Operation of Energy across the Process... -Tuesday 5 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- KBC (A Yokogawa Company) today announced the release of a new high-fidelity analytics technology, VM-MPO 6. It will allow scheduling engineers and operators to incorporate more precise forecasts into the decision making process, over various time horizons when dealing with...

Ferns N Petals Announces One Hour Delivery of Valentine’s Day Gifts in Dubai -Monday 4 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ferns N Petals, a renowned online gifting website proudly announces one hour delivery of Valentine’s Day gifts in Dubai. With this new service, customers can send Valentine gifts to their loved ones in Dubai in the shortest possible time in a hassle-free manner. As the...

Takeda Reports Third Quarter FY2018 Results -Monday 4 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502)(NYSE:TAK): Underlying Revenue +4.8% year-to-date with growth of prescription drug portfolio in all regions Solid Underlying Revenue growth of +4.8%, with continued strong momentum from Takeda's Growth Drivers...

HCL Recognized as a Top Employer in the UK for the Thirteenth Consecutive Year -Monday 4 February 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, has been named a Top Employer in the United Kingdom for the thirteenth consecutive year in recognition of its best-in-class employee engagement and people practices. The Top Employers Institute recognizes leading...