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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. & SAINT-PREX, Switzerland-Wednesday, March 7th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- March of Dimes and Ferring Pharmaceuticals today announced that March of Dimes has selected Imperial College London as the first European partner to join its network of Prematurity Research Centers working to find the unknown causes of preterm birth and new ways to prevent it. This March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at Imperial College London is supported by a grant from Ferring Pharmaceuticals. Both Ferring and March of Dimes are committed to advancing research to help prevent the 15 million preterm births each year worldwide. Preterm birth is responsible for 1.1 million infant deaths each year.1 “We’re delighted that the talented scientists at Imperial College London will join as the sixth March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center to help us get closer to a world in which all babies are born healthy,” said Stacey D. Stewart, president of March of Dimes. “It’s vital tha ... Read more »
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LONDON-Wednesday, March 7th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- After 15 years of service and 14 elections assisted providing a secure and auditable voting system, Smartmatic closed its offices and ceased operations in Venezuela. The reasons for the closure are widely known. In August of 2017, after the elections to the National Constituency Assembly, Smartmatic publicly stated that the National Elections Council had announced results that were different from those reflected by the voting system. This episode led to an immediate rupture of the client-provider relationship. Smartmatic did not participate in the last two elections (Regional Elections of October 15, 2017 and Municipal Elections of December 10, 2017), a fact that was timely informed. Since the company was not involved in these processes, and given the fact that the company’s products are not under warranty and were not certified for those elections, Smartmatic cannot guarantee the integrity of the system, nor can it ... Read more »
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KAMPALA, Ouganda-Vendredi 9 Mars 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- La fondation AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), La plus grande organisation mondiale de lutte contre le sida dans 39 pays, marquera la Journée Internationale de la Femme (JIF), une journée de support et de célébration par et pour les femmes et les filles, avec des événements organisés dans plus d'une douzaine de pays. La Journée Internationale de la Femme est officiellement célébrée chaque année le 8 mars comme une fête mondiale et une campagne qui promeut et commémore les réalisations sociales, économiques, culturelles et politiques des femmes. La JIF réunit également les gouvernements, les organisations et les entreprises pour susciter le changement en faveur de l'égalité des sexes à travers le plaidoyer pour l’action. Selon l'Organisation Mondiale de la Santé, près de 18 millions de femmes âgées de plus de 15 ans représentent plus de la moitié des adultes atteints du VIH, et les femmes âgées de 15 à 24 ans rep ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Thursday, March 8th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] Forty years on from the phrase ‘glass ceiling’ being used to define thwarted careers and ambitions - especially for women - ACCA is calling for business leaders to show real and measurable progress on diversity and social mobility issues. Helen Brand OBE, ACCA’s chief executive, says: ‘2018 is the 40th anniversary of the phrase ‘glass ceiling’ first being used by business consultant Marilyn Loden. She stated ‘we have to take a wider view and seek progress on social mobility - unequal access to opportunities still exists for many women and men. ‘ACCA has welcomed policies to address issues such as disparity in pay and boardroom diversity. There are examples of good practice highlighted in our recent report Generation next: managing talent in large accountancy firms which shows how the Big Four are addressing diversity to ensure women have a place and voice in their business such as Deloitte conducting ‘blind intervi ... Read more »
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• Transformation du groupe SAHAM en Fonds d’Investissement Panafricain • Rachat des parts de Wendel dans la Holding • Augmentation de la participation de Sanlam dans les filiales assurance du groupe CASABLANCA, Morocco-Vendredi 9 Mars 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cession de la filiale assurance à Sanlam Après plusieurs mois de négociations, Sanlam, partenaire de SAHAM depuis février 2016, augmentera sa participation dans le capital des filiales assurance du groupe SAHAM (Saham Finances), pour passer de 46,6% à 100%, au terme d’un accord conclu ce jour. Sanlam, premier groupe d’assurance en Afrique avec une capitalisation boursière de 16 milliards de dollars, entend ainsi renforcer son positionnement sur le continent avec cette transaction. SAHAM, qui a amorcé en 2010 son développement stratégique en Afrique, est aujourd’hui présent à travers 35 compagnies d’assurance dans 26 pays. Cette acquisition d’un montant de 1 milliard 50 millions de dollars, a été conclue sur ... Read more »
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• Transformation of SAHAM group into a Pan-African Investment Fund • Buyout of Wendel’s shares in the holding company • Increase of Sanlam’s stake in the SAHAM group’s insurance business CASABLANCA, Morocco-Thursday, March 8th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sale of SAHAM group’s insurance business to Sanlam Sanlam, SAHAM’s partner since February 2016, will increase its stake in the capital of SAHAM Group’s insurance subsidiary, from 46.6% to 100%, according to the terms of an agreement reached on March 7th, 2018. Listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange, Sanlam is a leading Pan-African financial services group with a market capitalization of over US$16 billion (as at March 7th 2018). The Group intends to strengthen its position on the continent with this transaction. SAHAM’s insurance business, which started its strategic development in Africa in 2010, is now present in 26 countries through 35 insurance companies. The acquisition amounts to 1.05 billion dollars, ... Read more »
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Winners to be Selected and Announced at the Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference in London EXTON, Pa.-Thursday, March 8th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, today announced its call for submissions to the Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards program. The awards, which are judged by independent juries of industry experts, recognize infrastructure projects for digital innovations that improve project delivery and/or asset performance. The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2018. The Year in Infrastructure Awards (formerly Be Inspired Awards) are an integral part of Bentley’s annual Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference, which this year takes place October 15 through 18 in London at the Hilton London Metropole. Users of Bentley software are invited to enter their projects in the Year in Infrastructure Awards program, no matter which phase the project is i ... Read more »
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Integration with ASG’s Enterprise Information Management Solutions Enables Rapid Digital Transformation with New Business Process Management Capabilities NAPLES, Fla.-Thursday, March 8th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ASG Technologies , a trusted provider of proven solutions for information access, management and control for the world’s top enterprises, today announced that it has acquired Mowbly , an innovative business process mobility platform company. The acquisition extends ASG’s enterprise information management capabilities with the introduction of Business Process Management (BPM) capabilities and enables businesses to construct applications and processes from the perspective of a low-code agile platform with a mobile-first approach. The consumerization of IT has set high expectations among the increasingly mobile workforce. Users now expect immediate access to information, applications and the processes that drive the business regardless of where they are working ... Read more »
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Netcracker Was Positioned Highest for its Ability to Execute in Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant for Operations Support Systems WALTHAM, Mass.-Thursday, March 8th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Netcracker Technology, a global leader in policy-driven fulfillment, orchestration and assurance solutions for virtual and physical networks, announced today that Netcracker has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in its 2018 "Magic Quadrant for Operations Support Systems"1 report. This is the eighth consecutive year that Netcracker has been named a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Operations Support Systems. This year's Magic Quadrant evaluated 10 vendors in the operations support systems (OSS) market. Netcracker was positioned as a Leader highest for its ability to execute for the fifth year in a row. Click here to download the full report. Netcracker customer Shane Gaffney, SVP Technology Solutions at Deutsche Telekom, said, "As an integral part of our large-scale transfor ... Read more »
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