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AlertEnterprise Expands Operations in the Middle East, Responding to Growing Business Ahead of INTERSEC 2017 in Dubai FREMONT, Calif. -Thursday 19 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Responding to growing business in the Middle East and North Africa, AlertEnterprise, the leading Silicon Valley based provider of Security Convergence software, has appointed Amid Al-Shanteer as Vice President of Sales for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) market...

Charles McDonald Joins AerSale As Senior Vice President MRO Services -Thursday 19 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)--AerSale®, a global supplier of aircraft, engines, and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) used serviceable material, today announced the addition of Charles McDonald as Senior Vice President MRO Services. McDonald will head AerSale’s MRO facilities in Roswell, New Mexico,...

Rockwood Closes Fund X With $1.1 Billion in Capital Commitments  -Thursday 19 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwood Capital, LLC (“Rockwood”), a private real estate investment firm, today announced that it has closed Rockwood Capital Real Estate Partners Fund X, L.P. (“Fund X”) with $1.1 billion in capital commitments, meeting the fund’s hard cap. The value-added fund will...

Panasonic Achieves Highest Gold Rating from EcoVadis for the Second Consecutive Year -Thursday 19 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Panasonic Corporation has again been awarded a Gold Recognition Level in sustainability performance in a survey conducted by EcoVadis. This is the second consecutive year that Panasonic has received a Gold Rating, which rates us among the top 5% corporations for sustainability...

Shiseido Acquires a U.S.-Based Start-Up, MATCHCo, Through Its Regional Headquarters, Shiseido Americas -Thursday 19 January 2017  

Award-Winning Beauty App Empowers Consumers Through Customization Creates Opportunity to Leverage MATCHCo’s Platform Technology and Digital Insight Tools Across Shiseido’s Portfolio (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Shiseido Company, Limited ("Shiseido"), announced today that its regional...

Houlihan Lokey Expands into Intellectual Property Advisory Services with Acquisition of Black Stone IP -Thursday 19 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE: HLI), the global investment bank, today announced that it has acquired Black Stone IP LLC (BSIP), a leading boutique investment bank focused on valuing and trading patent and other intellectual property (IP) assets. Terms of the transaction were not...

Yokogawa Receives EPMS and SCADA Order for Major Multi-product Fuel Pipeline Project in the UK -Thursday 19 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6841) announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa United Kingdom Ltd., has received an order from the British Pipeline Agency Limited (BPA), the UK’s leading provider of engineering and operational services to the oil and gas pipeline sector,...

SES: MX1 Guarantees the Continuity of Sky's Broadcasting Operations -Thursday 19 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Sky Deutschland has signed a multi-year contract extension for back-up services with MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES. The contract ensures that, in case of any technical issues with Sky Deutschland’s...

Statement from A Dog's Purpose Producer Amblin Entertainment and Distributor Universal Pictures -Thursday 19 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A DOG'S PURPOSE, produced by Amblin Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures, is a celebration of the special connection between humans and their dogs. And in the spirit of this relationship, the Amblin production team followed rigorous protocols to foster an ethical...

Middle East business confidence drops amid global uncertainty -Thursday 19 January 2017

The latest Global Economic Conditions Survey from ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and the IMA (the Institute of Management Accountants) suggests that global business confidence in Q4 has dropped amid on-going political and economic uncertainty caused by:...

Shaikhani Group Won at The IAIR Awards in Dubai as Company of the Year for Leadership in the Real Estate Development... -Thursday 19 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dubai is an oasis of pure innovation, led by the authentic revolutionary vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Dubai aims to become the most innovative city by 2021. In embracement of Dubai’s goals and...

Boehringer Ingelheim biosimilar candidate to Humira® accepted for EMA and FDA regulatory review -Wednesday 18 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that BI 695501, its adalimumab biosimilar candidate to Humira®*, has been accepted for regulatory review by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “We believe that if approved, BI 695501 can...

Nuvias MEA Partners with Leading Email Security & Archiving Vendor Mimecast to Meet Cloud Security Demands in the... -Wednesday 18 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nuvias MEA, part of the pan-EMEA, high value distribution business The Nuvias Group, will distribute solutions from Mimecast, a leading email and data security company, in the Middle East to support its growth plans across the region. This partnership is in response to the...

P&G and its Always Brand Announce Commitment to Changing the World of Refugee Girls -Wednesday 18 January 2017      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Procter & Gamble and global feminine care leader, Always, announce a new commitment to address the challenges girls and young women are facing due to the effects of the Syrian refugee crisis. In partnership with UNESCO and Save the Children, they will help rebuild the...

Bioventus Selects MEDSERVICE to Distribute DUROLANE® in Russia -Wednesday 18 January 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bioventus, a leader in orthobiologic solutions, announced it has selected MEDSERVICE to distribute DUROLANE® in Russia. DUROLANE is a single-injection joint-fluid based on a natural, safe and proven technology process called NASHA® which yields stabilized hyaluronic acid...

Finnish Scientist among Recipients of UAE Rain Enhancement Program’s 5 Million Dollar Grant -Tuesday 17 January 2017  

Professor Hannele Korhonen, from Finland, was awarded a grant this afternoon at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2017 for a research project on the role of aerosols in efficient precipitation enhancement. Professor Korhonen is a Research Professor at the Finnish Meteorological...

British Scientist among Recipients of UAE Rain Enhancement Program’s 5 Million Dollar Grant -Tuesday 17 January 2017  

Professor Giles Harrison, from the University of Reading in the UK, was awarded a grant at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017 for a research on the electrical properties of clouds and on rainfall modeling. Professor Harrison’s previous experimental work includes making some of the first...

US Scientist among Recipients of UAE Rain Enhancement Program’s 5 Million Dollar Grant -Tuesday 17 January 2017  

Dr Paul Lawson, from the USA, was awarded a grant this afternoon at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2017 for a research project that will investigate new approaches to rain enhancement that leverages ice production processes in cumulus clouds. Dr Lawson founded SPEC Incorporated in...

Research Groups from USA, Finland and UK Announced as Recipients of UAE Rain Enhancement Program’s 5 Million... -Tuesday 17 January 2017  

Three research groups from USA, Finland, and UK were selected as awardees of the 5 million US dollar grant awarded for the Second Cycle of the UAE Research Program for Rain Enhancement Science. His Excellency Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Deputy Minister of Presidential Affairs in the United Arab...

Unique Group Brings Expertise in Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Chambers to New Healthcare Markets -Tuesday 17 January 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Unique Group, the leading integrated subsea and offshore solution provider, is investing almost 2m euros in an innovative healthcare division to bring its 25 years’ of expertise in hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) chambers to new markets. The new division – Unique...