Blog posts April 2020

Africa Finance Corporation Appoints New Chairman and Announces Changes to Its Board

LAGOS, Nigeria-Wednesday 29 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or the “Corporation”), the leading infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, today announces the appointment of Dr. Kingsley Obiora as its new Chairman as well as the appointment of Mr. H…

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Takeda Continues Divestiture Strategy with Sale of Select OTC and Non-Core Assets in Europe to Orifarm for Up to Approximately $670M USD


OSAKA, Japan -Friday 24 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Portfolio includes select OTC and prescription products and two manufacturing facilities

Transaction further accelerates Company’s deleveraging plan

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda…

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Debugging TV Myths During Ramadan

Update brought to you by AMSI – A Choueiri Group Brand

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Sunday 26 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


Stepping into the Holy Month of Ramadan, our latest report sheds light on some common misconceptions, to offer you a very informative guide on how MBC Group can h…

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Tuesday 21 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

In under a month’s time, the COVID-19 outbreak has swiftly taken over to transform how millions of Saudi residents live out their daily routines.

Powered by Choueiri Group’s Data Team, our latest report presents insightful fi…

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AlertEnterprise Named a Finalist for 2020 SAP® Pinnacle Award in SAP App Center Partner of the Year Category

FREMONT, Calif -Tuesday 21 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AlertEnterprise today announced that SAP has recognized it as a finalist for an SAP® Pinnacle Award in the SAP App Center Partner of the Year category. The annual SAP Pinnacle Awards acknowledge the contributions of leading SA…

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Schlumberger Announces First-Quarter 2020 Results

HOUSTON -Friday 24 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


  • Worldwide revenue of $7.5 billion decreased 9% sequentially and 5% year-on-year

  • International revenue of $5.1 billion decreased 10% sequentially, but increased 2% year-on-year

  • North America revenue of $2.3 billion decreased…

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Western Union Expands Global Real-Time Payments Network

Real-Time Payments into Select Bank Accounts and Wallets now in 50 Countries

DENVER-Friday 24 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]


(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Union (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today announced continued expansion of its Global N…

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Port of Los Angeles Announces Apple Donation of 160,000 Face Shields to Logistics Victory Los Angeles to Help City Combat COVID-19

LOS ANGELES-Sunday 19 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Logistics Victory Los Angeles ( is receiving a donation of 160,000 face shields from Apple Inc. Donated through Apple’s Giving program, the face shields will assist in L.A.’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Frost & Sullivan Analyzes the Future of Privacy and Cybersecurity

Advanced technologies such as AI, blockchain and continuous authentication to transform the connected era in 2030

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Tuesday 21 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, The Future of Privacy and Cybersecurity, Forecast to 2030, finds that by …

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Johnson Controls Delivers Mission Critical ‘Essential Products, Services and Personnel’ During Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Tuesday 21 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Johnson Controls Chairman and CEO, George Oliver, reaffirmed that the Company is delivering ‘essential products, services and personnel’ during the COVID-19 pandemic. “At times like these, it is critically important to reach out a…

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IDEMIA’s Contactless Biometric Terminals Provide Faster Access and Safety to Condominiums Residents in São Paulo, Brazil

SAO PAULO -Tuesday 21 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

MorphoWaveTM Compact devices scan and verify 4 fingerprints in 1 second in a contactless hand gesture
Increased safety, faster access and hygienic control for residents and simpler installation and reduced maintenance for integrators

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City of Tampere: The Viinikanlahti International Urban Ideas Competition in Tampere Has Ended

TAMPERE, Finland -Sunday 19 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The winner of the competition is the pseudonym Lakes & Roses. The jury praised its excellent overall approach to the urban and landscape architecture, and the clarity of the cityscape. The revealed author of the entry is Arch…

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IDEMIA Will Present Its Q1 2020 Financial Results to Investors on April 24, 2020

COURBEVOIE, France-Friday 17 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity, today announced that it will present its Q1 2020 financial results to investors on Friday April 24, 2020.

Yann Delabrière (President & CEO) and Laurent Lemaire (CFO) will be…

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Dole Food Company Gives 2.2 Million Pounds of Fresh Produce to Communities in Need

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Friday 17 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dole Food Company announced today that in an effort to help with the COVID-19 crisis, Dole and its associated growers have so far donated more than two million pounds of fresh produce to recipients along its supply chain, from …

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MBC GROUP - “SERIES” genre emerging as a real winner during the Coronavirus Outbreak

Update brought to you by AMSI – A Choueiri Group Brand


Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Thursday 16 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

With MBC Group’s #STAY_AT_HOME operation continuing to gain momentum amidst the current pandemic, the region’s leading broadcaster has identified the “Series” genr…

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Bank of America Reports First-Quarter 2020 Financial Results

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Thursday 16 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bank of America reported its first-quarter 2020 financial results today. The news release, supplemental filing and investor presentation can be accessed in the following ways:

This press release features multimedia. View t…

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La GSMA ouvre un fonds d'Innovation pour l'adoption de l'Internet mobile et l'Inclusion numérique

La GSMA lance un appel aux candidatures pour développer des solutions d'accès numérique en Afrique et en Asie

LONDRES -Jeudi 16 Avril 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) - La GSMA a ouvert aujourd'hui la porte devant les candidatures relatives au Fonds d'Innovation pour l'adoption de l'Inte…

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MBC Group – Tuning Into Another Week of The Ultimate In TV Entertainment

Update brought to you by AMSI – A Choueiri Group Brand

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Wednesday 15 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

In closely monitoring the evolution of the Covid-19 situation and its precise and ongoing impact on TV Advertising, the latest weekly data findings (For the period sp…

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Television – At the Core of Entertaining Arabs in Saudi Arabia & UAE

Update brought to you by MEMS – A Choueiri Group Brand

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Monday 13 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

In this fifth installment of our series on the unprecedented Covid-19 situation and its impact on TV Advertising, we examine data findings from Saudi Arabia & UAE complied…

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Visa Foundation Commits $210 Million to Support Small and Micro Businesses and Immediate COVID-19 Emergency Relief

SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 8 April 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Visa Foundation today announced a commitment of two programs totaling $210 million to support small and micro businesses, aligning with the Foundation’s long-term focus on women’s economic advancement and inclusive economic d…

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