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CSC to Acquire TCS-Groep in the Netherlands WILMINGTON, Del. -Tuesday 5 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CSC, a world leader in global business, legal, tax, and digital brand services, is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire TCS-Groep (TCS), a Netherlands-based service provider for alternative investment funds (AIFs). TCS offers fund...

Takeda Continues Strategic Divestitures With Sale of Select OTC and Non-Core Assets to STADA for $660 Million USD -Tuesday 5 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to divest a portfolio of select products to STADA Arzneimittel AG (“STADA”), an international pharmaceutical company, for a total value of $660...

Brightcove Enables Content Owners to Launch Over-the-top (OTT) Services and Monetize Content Faster than Ever Before -Saturday 2 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), the leading provider of cloud services for video, announced the general availability of Brightcove Beacon™, a new SaaS-based OTT platform. Brightcove Beacon empowers customers to deliver captivating OTT experiences on a breadth of devices, with...

The Mary Kay Foundation Awards $3.1 Million in Cancer Research and Domestic Violence Shelter Grants -Saturday 2 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Mary Kay FoundationSM recently awarded over $3 million in cancer research and domestic violence shelter grants around the country. The Mary Kay Foundation was established in 1996 with the overarching purpose of eliminating cancers affecting women. In 2000, The Foundation...

Octapharma announces publication of data on fibryga® for the treatment of acquired fibrinogen deficiency in patients... -Saturday 2 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Octapharma has announced the publication of new data demonstrating that the fibrinogen concentrate fibryga® is an effective alternative to cryoprecipitate for patients with severe bleeding during cardiac surgery. The data were recently published in the Journal of the American...

Visa Expands Transit Partner Program to Accelerate Delivery of Improved Rider Journeys Around the World -Friday 1 November 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced that 100 partners have enrolled in its global transit partner program, Visa Ready for Transit, giving transit agencies access to an expanded network of technology solutions and expertise to make it easier to get around. Transit agencies...

OTIP (Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan) Chooses FINEOS Claims to Manage Group Disability and Life Claims -Thursday 31 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FINEOS Corporation Limited (ASX: FCL) the market-leading provider of group and individual core systems for life, accident and health insurance, today announced that OTIP, a not-for-profit organization that provides a full range of group and individual insurance products for...

Life Cycle Assessment Shows Down and Feather Products are More Sustainable than Alternatives -Thursday 31 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Natural down in jackets, bedspreads and sleeping bags has 18 times less of an impact on climate change than polyester fill, according to a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) that studied the environmental impact of down versus polyester fill material. The LCA, commissioned by the...

Afton Chemical Completes Multimillion Dollar Expansion of Japan Technology Center in Tsukuba -Thursday 31 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Afton Chemical Corporation, a global leader in the lubricant and fuel additive market, announced the completion of its Japan Technology Center expansion in Tsukuba. Mr. Jon Heese, City Councilor for Tsukuba, jointly opened the Japan Technology Center with Mr. Teddy Gottwald,...

The Mary Kay Foundation Donates $100,000 to Baylor Scott & White to Support Triple Negative Breast Cancer Research -Thursday 31 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Mary Kay FoundationSM, a decades-long leader in the mission to eliminate cancers affecting women, recently donated $100,000 to Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation to help fund research conducted by Dr. Joyce O’Shaughnessy, breast oncologist with TEXAS Oncology and the...

Andersen Global Expands in Central America -Thursday 31 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global signed a Collaboration Agreement with Central American legal firm, Central Law, expanding the organization’s presence in the region to eight additional locations in six countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. Founded...

ExaGrid Named a Finalist in SDC Awards 2019 -Thursday 31 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of intelligent hyperconverged storage for backup, today announced that it has been named a finalist in the Storage, Digitalisation + Cloud (SDC) Awards 2019. The SDC Awards – the new name for Angel Business Communications' IT awards – is...

Moody’s to Acquire Minority Stake in SynTao Green Finance -Wednesday 30 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it will acquire a minority stake in SynTao Green Finance (STGF), a leading provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) data and analytics based in and serving China. STGF provides ESG data and ratings, green...

Ultratravel Collection Welcomes More New Members -Wednesday 30 October 2019

Ultratravel Collection, a joint venture between Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”) and multi-media brand Ultratravel, today announced that Grand Hotel Heiligendamm is to become the latest member of Ultratravel Collection, a portfolio of genuinely luxurious and iconic properties in GHA’s...

Alibaba Cloud and Animal Logic Deepen Global Technology Collaboration -Wednesday 30 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, and Animal Logic, one of the world’s leading independent creative digital studios, have announced a partnership to meet the growing and demanding requirements of media production. Animal Logic has started...

Boehringer Ingelheim Advances First Pan-KRAS Inhibitor BI 1701963 into Clinical Testing -Tuesday 29 October 2019

Results were presented from the company’s pan-KRAS program including BI 1701963, which is being investigated alone and in combination with MEK inhibition in an ongoing Phase I clinical study in cancer patients Around 15% off all cancers can potentially be blocked by this compound,...

SmartStream Introduce a New Artificial Intelligence Module to Capture Missed Payments and Receipts -Tuesday 29 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider, today completed a proof of concept for an artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning module within its existing TLM Cash and Liquidity Management solution for receipts...

Yiwu Fair 2019 Concludes With Success -Tuesday 29 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the largest and most influential daily consumer goods fair in China, the 25th China Yiwu International Commodities (Standards) Fair (Yiwu Fair 2019) concluded on October 25 with great success. With an exhibition area of 100,000m2, the five-day event gathered over 2,000...

KidKraft Announces Appointment of Todd Whitbeck as Chief Financial Officer -Tuesday 29 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- KidKraft, Inc. (“KidKraft”) announced today Todd Whitbeck, a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience in finance and corporate development, has been appointed Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. Whitbeck has a proven track record of financial...

Western Union Expands Real-Time Global Cross Border Payments to India -Tuesday 29 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today advanced its leadership in digital payment innovation enabling customers to move money or make payments in real-time in India, one of the world’s fastest growing economy. Western...