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Arzan Wealth Advises On a Retail Property Acquisition in Crawley, UK Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, January 24th 2016 [ar]

Arzan Wealth (DIFC) Limited (‘Arzan Wealth’), a Dubai-based advisory firm regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, is pleased to announce that it has advised on the acquisition of a newly built multitenant retail asset (“the Property”) on the high street of the town of...

European Commission Approves Label Variation for ADCETRIS® (Brentuximab Vedotin) to Include Data on Retreatment of... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & OSAKA, Japan -Sunday, January 24th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved a Type II variation for ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) to include data on the retreatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory (R/R) Hodgkin lymphoma...

Kyoto University and Panasonic Developed New Remote Sensing Technology for Vital Signs by Millimeter-wave Radar KYOTO & OSAKA, Japan -Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kyoto University and Panasonic Corporation today announced that they developed a new remote sensing technology for vital signs such as heart rate, heartbeat interval and others. This technology consists of high sensitive spread-spectrum radar and feature-based heartbeat...

Country Garden Unveils ‘Forest City’—Southeast Asia’s Largest Green City Nestled on Island Oases in Iskandar... SINGAPORE -Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ar]

Positioned close to the economic centres of Southeast Asia, ‘Forest City’ is to become a global hub that attracts innovation, talents, and ideation Residents have access to a wide array of luxury lifestyle amenities including hotels, retail centres, parks and leisure attractions in a...

The Coca-Cola Company and World Economic Forum Announce Winners of the Coca-Cola Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenge DAVOS, Switzerland -Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company today announced the 2015 winners of the Coca-Cola Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenge – a competition exclusively for members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community. Global Shapers are young leaders between 20 and 30 years old...

Rimini Street Announces Record Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results LAS VEGAS -Friday, January 22nd 2016 [ar]

Full year revenue of $118 million, up 37% year over year Full year annualized subscription revenue of $141 million, up 32% year over year Deferred revenue of $105 million, up 27% year over year 1,270 total signed clients to date, up 32% year over year (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rimini...

MPEG LA Facilitating Development of Enhanced Voice Services Patent Pool License DENVER -Thursday, January 21st 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MPEG LA announced today that in response to market demand, a number of companies responsible for developing the Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) codec for the 3GPP’s 4G LTE standard have been meeting, with MPEG LA’s assistance, to decide the terms of a worldwide license...

Dictum Health Welcomes SunTech Medical as Partner for Next-Generation Telehealth OAKLAND, Calif. -Thursday, January 21st 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dictum Health, Inc., a new medical-device company with cross-industry expertise to provide the next evolution in the continuum of care, announced today a partnership with SunTech Medical Inc., the preeminent supplier of clinical grade blood-pressure monitoring products and...

GSMA Provides Further Updates on 2016 Mobile World Congress BARCELONA -Thursday, January 21st 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today provided further updates on the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress, including new keynote speakers, events and partner programmes. Mobile World Congress will be held 22-25 February 2016 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, with events also taking place at Fira...

ITWORX Education announces the launch Of WinjiGo e-learning platform at BETT 2016 LONDON -Thursday, January 21st 2016 [ar]

In its mission to bring transformative change in the education landscape through technology, ITWORX Education, a leading education services and software solutions provider, and a division of Cairo-based ITWORX, backed by EuroMena, has announced the launch of WinjiGo, its latest groundbreaking...

PENTAX Europe GmbH Acquires the Remaining Shares of PENTAX Italia S.r.L. from Movi S.p.A. HAMBURG, Germany -Thursday, January 21st 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PENTAX Europe GmbH has acquired the remaining stock of PENTAX Italia S.r.L. from Movi S.p.A. This further investment by PENTAX Europe GmbH into the Italian healthcare market strengthens PENTAX Medical’s position in Italy and will bring enhanced customer and professional...

Western Union Cross-Border Platform Connects Consumers to over One Billion Bank Accounts SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday, January 20th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced its account payout network, a global capability that enables cross-border money transfers to be directed to bank accounts – has reached a new milestone, now connecting consumers to...

Modular Financial Services: The New Shape of the Industry NEW YORK & DAVOS, Switzerland -Wednesday, January 20th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Financial services are becoming “modular”, with digital distribution platforms, new product providers, alternative sources of capital and a growth in outsourcing fundamentally reshaping the industry. This is according to Modular Financial Services: The New Shape of the...

MENA Deal Value Declines in 2015 While Volume Improves On 2014 Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, January 20th 2016 [ar]

 2015 has proven to be rather disappointing in terms of M&A activity targeting companies based in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Deal values have declined against an increase in volume year-on-year, according to Zephyr, the M&A database published by Bureau van Dijk. In total some USD...

Morinaga Milk Opens New Subsidiary in Singapore TOKYO -Wednesday, January 20th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:2264), the leading dairy product company in Japan, today announced the establishment of its new subsidiary, Morinaga Nutritional Foods (Asia Pacific) Pte. Ltd. located in Singapore. The new subsidiary company represents another step by...

‘The Silicon Review’ lists Pacific Controls among ‘Top 10 Fastest Growing IoT Companies in the World’ Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 19th 2016 [ar] [fr]

  Pacific Control Systems (PCS), a leading provider of Internet of Things (IOT) managed services solutions globally, has been listed among the ‘Top 10 Fastest Growing IoT Companies in the World in 2015’ by The Silicon Review’ magazine.   Pacific Controls makes it to The Silicon...

Axios Systems ranks No. 1 in four categories on the Ovum Decision Matrix for IT Service Management EDINBURGH, Scotland -Tuesday, January 19th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global analyst house Ovum have awarded IT Service Management (ITSM) leader Axios Systems the highest rating in four key assessment categories. Highlighted within the Ovum Decision Matrix for ITSM powered by software-as-a-service (SaaS), the categories in which Axios scooped...

FlexTrade Expands FX Sales Staff for EMEA Region LONDON -Tuesday, January 19th 2016 [ar]

-- Glen Sargeant, FX Buy-Side Sales Manager -- -- Marek Lewandowski, Cross-Asset / FX Sales Manager -- (BUSINESS WIRE)-- FlexTrade Systems, a global leader in multi-asset execution and order management systems, today announced the appointments of Glen Sargeant and Marek Lewandowski as FX...

NYIF Partners With Exchange Experts to Advise Emerging and Frontier Markets NEW YORK -Tuesday, January 19th 2016 [ar] [fr]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The New York Institute of Finance announced today that it is partnering with the Global Markets Advisory Group to offer comprehensive consulting services to financial regulators, exchange operators and market participants in emerging and frontier markets.   GMAG, a...

TransCore’s Tolling Call Centre Operations in Dubai Earns Smart Government Award NASHVILLE, Tenn. -Tuesday, January 19th 2016 [ar]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TransCore’s customer service centre operations of the Salik Toll System took top honors for the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai. At the recent Number One Government Expo, RTA was presented with the 2015 Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Smart Government for “Best...