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AM Property Holding Secures Financing for 200,000-Square-Foot Long Island Technology Center WESTBURY, N.Y. -Monday 28 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AM Property Holding Corp. announced the successful completion of a $21 million credit facility for 1025OCR, its 200,000-square-foot Technology Center located at 1025 Old Country Road in Westbury, New York. The transaction was led by Metropolitan Bank and Steel Harbor as part of...

Syniverse and Telefónica Collaborate to Offer New Secure Global Messaging Service -Monday 28 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- At the GSMA WAS#10 conference and exposition, Syniverse, the world’s most connected company, announced it is developing a secure global messaging solution that is designed to help brands keep text messaging clear of inherent security risks that come when sending...

ABB to Strengthen E-Mobility Portfolio With Acquisition of Chinese EV Charging Provider Chargedot -Monday 28 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ABB is to acquire a majority stake of 67 percent in Shanghai Chargedot New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (“Chargedot”), a leading Chinese e-mobility solution provider. The transaction is expected to be completed in the coming months and ABB has the possibility to increase...

WarnerMedia to Take Full Ownership of HBO-Branded Services in Spanish-Speaking Latin America and the Caribbean,... -Sunday 27 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WarnerMedia has reached an agreement to buy Ole Communications’ minority stake in HBO Ole Partners, the joint venture between WarnerMedia and Ole Communications. When the transaction closes, WarnerMedia will own 100% of all HBO, MAX, Cinemax and HBO Go services in...

Andersen Global Announces Agreement in Slovenia -Friday 25 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global is proud to announce its expansion into Slovenia in Central Europe via a collaboration agreement with Miro Senica and Attorneys, one of the oldest, largest and most respected law firms in Slovenia. Miro Senica and Attorneys was founded in 1986 by Miro Senica,...

Ally, Leading OKR Solution, Raises $15 Million Series B Funding Led by Tiger Global Management -Friday 25 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ally, a leading goal-setting and business performance management software provider, today announces a $15 million Series B funding round led by Tiger Global Management, LLC, a New York based investment firm known for investing in strategic, innovative companies such as...

New Brightline Transformation Compass Guides Organizations to Successfully Navigate Transformation Initiatives -Friday 25 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The need for global organizations to be agile and responsive in a digital age is widely recognized, yet leaders of large global organizations still struggle with executing on transformation initiatives. The Wall Street Journal recently reported on a survey of directors, CEOs,...

PTC to Acquire Leading SaaS Product Development Platform Provider Onshape -Friday 25 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Onshape, creators of the first Software as a Service (SaaS) product development platform that unites robust computer aided design (CAD) with powerful data management and collaboration tools,...

Global Health Progress Launched to Drive Cross-sectoral Collaborations in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals... -Friday 25 October 2019

Global Health Progress is a new knowledge hub highlighting over 200 collaborations between the innovative biopharmaceutical industry and more than 850 partners to support the SDGs. Users can explore collaborations by SDG target, disease area, program strategy, and more. Users are also...

Citi, OPIC and Ford Foundation Launch Scaling Enterprise, a $100MM Financing Partnership to Support Social Enterprises ... -Thursday 24 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Citi Inclusive Finance, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and the Ford Foundation today introduced Scaling Enterprise, a $100 million loan guarantee facility, which will enable Citi to provide early-stage financing in local currency to companies that expand...

Campus France Launches a New International Communication Campaign, Giving Voice to Those Who Have Chosen France for... -Thursday 24 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Campus France is launching an unprecedented communication campaign to promote the excellence of French educational institutions and their courses around the world. Following the new national strategy of attractiveness «Bienvenue en France/Choose France», Campus France, an...

New GSMA Study Highlights North America’s Global 5G Leadership -Thursday 24 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A new GSMA study has highlighted North America as one of the most advanced mobile regions in the world – a result of significant operator investments in 5G. The 2019 North America edition of the GSMA’s Mobile Economy report series – published today at MWC Los Angeles –...

GSMA and Sónar Release First Details of xside -Thursday 24 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA’s successful Four Years From Now (4YFN) start-up platform and Sónar, the international festival devoted to advanced music, creativity and technology, today announced further details of their hotly anticipated co-curated event, xside. Taking place within the 4YFN...

GSMA: US Gets Set To Clash with Europe at WRC-19 -Thursday 24 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A clash between the US and Europe over 5G’s future development at The World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) – taking place in Egypt from 28 October to 22 November 2019 – could risk $565bn of economic expansion globally over the next 15 years, warned the GSMA...

New GSMA Study Points to Huge Opportunity for Mobile Big Data Solutions to Drive Positive Social Impact -Wednesday 23 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The use of mobile big data solutions in areas such as disaster response, disease prevention and financial inclusion could positively impact more than 150 million people over the next five years, according to a new GSMA study. The new study, Mobile Big Data Solutions for a...

Flowserve Signs Agreements to Provide Equipment for Two Large Reverse Osmosis Desalination Projects -Wednesday 23 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Flowserve Corporation, (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, announced that it recently signed agreements to provide the main pumps for two large sea water reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plants,...

Global Leaders Gather at Strategy@Work 2019 to Discuss Business Transformation and Shaping Organizations of the Future ... -Wednesday 23 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The world is changing at lightning speed, and that calls for a new era of strategy and business transformation. To help businesses effectively meet this growing need, Brightline™, a Project Management Institute (PMI) initiative, will host its second-annual Strategy@Work...

Schlumberger Announces Senior Notes Redemption -Wednesday 23 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (“Schlumberger”) today announced that Schlumberger Holdings Corporation, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Schlumberger (“SHC”), will redeem the entire outstanding principal amount of its 3.000% Senior Notes due 2020 (the “2020 Notes”), and...

The Sukhothai Hotels & Resorts Joins Global Hotel Alliance -Wednesday 23 October 2019

Global Hotel Alliance (“GHA”), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands and operator of the award-winning, multi-brand loyalty programme, DISCOVERY, today announced that The Sukhothai Hotels & Resorts (“Sukhothai”), has joined GHA’s growing portfolio of over 30...

Union Acquisition Corp. II Announces Closing of $200 Million Initial Public Offering -Wednesday 23 October 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Union Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ: LATNU) (the “Company”) announced today that it closed its initial public offering of 20,000,000 units, including 2,500,000 units subject to the underwriters’ over-allotment option, at $10.00 per unit. The offering was priced at $10.00...