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Thoma Bravo-Owned Quorum Software and Aucerna to Merge and Acquire TietoEVRY's Oil and Gas Software Business HOUSTON -Tuesday 16 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Quorum Software ("Quorum"), a world leader in digital transformation for the energy industry, today announced two major transactions that will result in the creation of the world's largest software provider of business workflows focused solely on energy. Quorum will merge...

Africa Finance Corporation hires Blackstone’s Zarou CEO, Sameh Shenouda, as CIO -Monday 15 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Africa Finance Corporation, one of the biggest investors in infrastructure solutions in Africa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sameh Shenouda as its new Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Shenouda brings over 27 years of experience in investments...

Kerala CM inaugurates The Gender Park Campus after successful completion of global meet on gender equality -Monday 15 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Gender Campus in Kozhikode, Kerala was inaugurated by Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan on Feb 14th. The ceremony marked the functional launch of projects, programmes and completed facilities at the campus, where the second edition of the International Conference on...

Blue Ocean Global certified as a Best Place To Work Company in UAE -Sunday 14 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Blue Ocean Global been officially recognized as one of the best places to work in UAE for 2021 according to the annual prestigious “Best Places To Work” certification program. Best Places to Work is an international certification program that provides employers in...

Rotana Audio Visual Appoints Choueiri Group’s Digital Media Services (DMS) - Saudi Arabia, As Its Exclusive... -Sunday 14 February 2021  

Rotana Audio Visual LLC, the leading production company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Arab world, has appointed “Digital Media Services (DMS) - Saudi Arabia”, a Choueiri Group company, to handle the exclusive, advertising sales for “Rotana Audio and Video” and “Rotana FM” in...

CGTN: Tibetan Religious Leader Extends Wishes for Spring Festival, Tibetan New Year -Saturday 13 February 2021    

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Tibetan New Year falls on the same day as the Spring Festival this year. As a long, bitter winter starts petering down, colorful spring sneaks in. Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu, the 11th Panchen Lama, on Friday expressed best wishes to all Tibetans at home and abroad for...

YAMAHA MOTOR: Consolidated Business Results Summary — Fiscal Year 2020 Ending December 31 — -Friday 12 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7272) announces consolidated business results for the full fiscal year. Net sales were 1,471.3 billion yen (a decrease of 193.5 billion yen, or 11.6% compared with the previous fiscal year). Operating income was 81.7 billion yen (a decrease of 33.7...

Bank of America Announces Actions to Achieve Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions before 2050 -Friday 12 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Building on Bank of America’s longstanding support for the Paris Climate Agreement, the company today outlined initial steps to achieve its goal of net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in its financing activities, operations and supply chain before 2050. Bank of America...

Takeda’s Maribavir Phase 3 Clinical Trial Met Primary Endpoint of Superiority to Conventional Antiviral Therapy in... -Friday 12 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today at the 2021 Transplantation & Cellular Therapy (TCT) Meetings Digital Experience announced new, late-breaking Phase 3 data from the TAK-620-303 (SOLSTICE) trial, for the investigational drug TAK-620...

PTW Announces Business Acquisition of LA-Based Art Powerhouse, 5518 Studios -Friday 12 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PTW continues on their mission to be the go-to partner for innovation in the games industry with the business acquisition of premier art studio 5518 Studios. The industry-leading video games and tech services outsourcer announced their business acquisition of Los...

Andersen Global Expands into Pakistan with Tax and Legal Firm -Friday 12 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global enters Pakistan through a Collaboration Agreement with tax and legal firm Septentrio Global Consulting (SgC), adding coverage to the organization’s global platform in South Asia. Founded in 1985 by Managing Director Farrukh Karim Qureshi, SgC (formerly...

Presenting the 2020 Partech Africa Report: The African Tech ecosystem is still accelerating with 359 equity rounds (+44%... -Friday 12 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Partech Africa publishes its annual report on VC Funding for African Startups. It appears that, in the middle of the global pandemic, the African tech ecosystem is still growing fast, with more deals closed, and is getting a boost from the accelerated digitalization of...

CGTN: China’s First Lady Peng Liyuan Writes Letter to German Students -Thursday 11 February 2021    

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, wrote a letter on Tuesday to students and teachers at Burggymnasium, a public secondary school in Essen, Germany, encouraging them to make a new contribution to strengthening the friendship between peoples of China and...

IDEMIA Announces Corporate Partnership With Fintech Australia -Thursday 11 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, has signed a corporate partnership with Fintech Australia, a trade association that seeks to boost growth of the country’s Fintech ecosystem. As a global leader in payment card issuance, payment solutions, security and...

Zynga Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results -Thursday 11 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA) today released financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020 by posting management’s Q4 2020 Quarterly Earnings Letter to its Investor Relations website. Please see the attached Quarterly Earnings Letter or...

Velodyne Lidar Signs Five-Year Sales Agreement with ThorDrive -Thursday 11 February 2021      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a five-year sales agreement to provide Ultra Puck™ sensors to ThorDrive, an autonomous technology company. ThorDrive is using Velodyne’s lidar sensors to power its cargo and baggage ground support tractors in a...

Ekata Reveals Significant 2020 Growth and Rapid Global Expansion -Thursday 11 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ekata, the global leader in digital identity verification data, today recapped a remarkably successful 2020 despite the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The company significantly grew its global customer base and revenues, gained momentum in the financial services and payments...

Moody’s to Acquire Cortera, a Leader in Credit Data and Insights -Thursday 11 February 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cortera, a leading provider of North American credit data and workflow solutions. The acquisition enhances Moody’s integrated risk assessment capabilities and...

CGTN: China Eyes Good Start to 14th Five-Year Plan Period Ahead of Spring Festival -Thursday 11 February 2021    

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A New Year is a new beginning. With this year's Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year, just around the corner, China is also well prepared for the beginning of the 14th Five-Year Plan (FYP) period (2021-2025) and the centenary of the Communist Party of China...

Honeywell and IDEMIA Announce Strategic Alliance to Develop Intelligent Building Offering -Thursday 11 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON), a global leader in connected buildings, and IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, today announced a strategic alliance to create and cultivate an intelligent building ecosystem that provides a more seamless and enhanced experience for...