Blog posts January 2021

Palantir Technologies and Rio Tinto Sign Multi-Year Enterprise Partnership

DENVER-Friday 29 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Palantir Technologies Inc. (NYSE:PLTR) announced today it has signed a multi-year enterprise agreement for its Foundry Platform with Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO), one of the world’s leading mining and metals corporations.

Palantir’s softw…

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Interactive Brokers Takes Action on Actively Traded Symbols

GREENWICH, Conn-Friday 29 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Interactive Brokers Group (Nasdaq: IBKR), a global brokerage firm, today announced that as of midday yesterday, it has put AMC, BB, EXPR, GME, and KOSS option trading into liquidation only due to the extraordinary volatility …

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French Ministry of the Interior Selects IDEMIA and Sopra Steria to Develop a New Standard Border Control System

• The French Ministry of the Interior has selected the IDEMIA and Sopra Steria consortium to design, build, roll out, maintain and update a new standard border control system (CCAF).

• The CCAF rollout will form part of the EU’s 2022 introduction of its Entry-Exit System (EES), which is intende…

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Western Union Recognized with Inclusion in 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

DENVER-Friday 29 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Union (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today announced that it is one of 380 companies globally included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The GEI measur…

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BAI Announces 2020 Global Innovation Award Finalists

CHICAGO-Saturday 30 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BAI announced the finalists for the 2020 BAI Global Innovation Awards, the industry’s prestigious awards program that celebrates new and innovative solutions in the financial services industry worldwide.

Now in its tenth year,…

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Kioxia Accelerates Analysis of Large-Volume Data in Life Science Research Outcomes

Findings Have Been Published in the Journal Science


TOKYO-Saturday 30 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kioxia Corporation is pleased to announce its contribution to the acceleration of large-volume data analysis in the research outcomes described in a new paper "Expansion Se…

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La 4ème Conférence d'ACAMS sur la lutte contre la criminalité financière – L’Afrique accueillera des experts de premier plan en matière de conformité sur les plus grands risques réglementaires émergents de la région

Parmi les intervenants figurent des représentants du Groupe de lutte contre le blanchiment d'argent en Afrique orientale et australe (GABAOA), de l'Office des Nations Unies contre la drogue et le crime (ONUDC), de l'Institut de Bâle sur la gouvernance et des responsables de la CRF de six pays africa…

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UnitedLex Integrates Microsoft Cloud to Globally Scale Digital Transformation of Legal Services

NEW YORK-Wednesday 27 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UnitedLex, a leading technology and legal services company, has integrated Microsoft Cloud services to globally scale UnitedLex Vantage, a holistic, turnkey technology platform built to revolutionize the custome…

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Le Fonds OPEP octroie un prêt de 50 millions de dollars à Africa Finance Corporation afin de soutenir les projets d’infrastructure africains post-COVID-19

VIENNE-Mercredi 27 Janvier 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Le Fonds l’OPEP pour le développement international (le Fonds OPEP) et Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) ont signé un accord de prêt d’un montant de 50 millions de dollars. Ce prêt est destiné à promouvoir le financement et la constr…

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OPEC Fund Supports Post-COVID-19 African Infrastructure With $50m Loan to Africa Finance Corporation

VIENNA-Wednesday 27 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) and Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) have signed a $50 million loan agreement to help finance and build infrastructure needed for Africa’s post-COVID recovery. This repres…

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New Study Concludes Xlear Kills and/or Deactivates SARS-CoV-2; Efficacy Against New Variants

EVANSTON, Ill.-Tuesday 26 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new in vitro study done collaboratively by Utah State University and Northwestern University finds Xlear components (grapefruit seed extract and xylitol) significantly eliminates SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. …

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AGCO Announces Organizational Update

DULUTH, Ga.-Tuesday 26 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, today announced intended changes and recent additions to its senior leadership team to further increase cust…

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ACAMS’ 4th Anti-Financial Crime Conference – Africa to Host Leading Compliance Experts on Region’s Greatest Emerging Regulatory Risks

Speakers include representatives from ESAAMLG, UNODC, Basel Institute on Governance and FIU officials from six African nations

CHICAGO-Monday 25 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As part of its ongoing effort to help compliance professionals fight financial crime across the globe, ACA…

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NATO Selects Thales to Supply Its First Defence Cloud for the Armed Forces

PARIS LA DÉFENSE -Monday 25 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

NATO has selected Thales to provide the first theatre-level deployable defence cloud capability, a compact and fully certified solution for end-to-end management and control of connectivity, applications and data hosting.
Nexium Defence Cl…

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Schlumberger Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2020 Results

Schlumberger Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2020 Results
HOUSTON -Monday 25 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]
Fourth-quarter worldwide revenue of $5.5 billion increased 5% sequentially
Fourth-quarter GAAP EPS, including charges and credits, was $0.27
Fourth-quarter EPS, …

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Thales NS50 Radar to Equip the Belgium Navy and the Royal Netherlands Navy Next Generation Mine Counter Measures Vessels (MCMV)

• Through this contract for its new NS50 radar, Thales is proud to serve both the navies of Belgium and the Netherlands through the next generation MCMV contract with Kership - a joint venture between Naval Group and Piriou.

• The NS50 radar introduces a complete and high level of self-protection…

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CYNORA Announces Availability of Industry’s First Device Test Kits for TADF Deep Green Emitters for Next-Generation OLED Displays


BRUCHSAL, Germany-Thursday 21 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Marking a new innovation trajectory for the OLED industry, CYNORA today announced that device test kits for its Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence (TADF)-based Deep Green emitter for next-generation OLED disp…

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Pitney Bowes Appoints Ana Maria Chadwick as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Veteran Finance and Operations Leader from GE Capital Brings 20-plus Years of Experience to the Company


STAMFORD, Conn.-Wednesday 20 January 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pitney Bowes (NYSE: PBI), a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of ecomm…

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Kasada Acquiert Un Portefeuille De 1 602 Chambres En Afrique Subsaharienne Aupres D’accorInvest

• Première transaction réalisée par Kasada qui démontre son soutien au secteur et sa confiance dans les perspectives de reprise

• 8 hôtels dans 3 pays : Côte d’Ivoire, Sénégal et Cameroun

• Kasada devient l'un des plus importants groupes propriétaire d’hôtels en Afrique de l'Oues…

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Kasada Acquires 1602 Keys Sub-Saharan African Hotel Portfolio From AccorInvest

• Transformational first transaction for Kasada demonstrating its support for and belief in the recovery of the hospitality sector

• Eight hotels across three countries: Ivory Coast, Senegal and Cameroon

• Kasada to become one of the largest hotel owners in West Africa


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