The two species normally squabble over fish, but these two didn't seem to mind each other's company. Source: Laura Gibson via Storyful
The two species normally squabble over fish, but these two didn't seem to mind each other's company. Source: Laura Gibson via Storyful
Blockchain sports venture Chiliz, which is heavily involved in European soccer, will invest $50 million in an expansion to the United States, chief executive Alexandre Dreyus has told Reuters. The company based in Malta offers tokens to fans which allow them to vote in a series of polls and receive special promotions and rewards, creating what it calls a "new digital revenue stream" for sports organisations through engagement with global fan bases. The fan tokens are listed on Binance, one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, and last week Serie A club AC Milan became the latest team to launch their token, generating $6 million of revenue in the first day.
Online retailer Amazon's new Polish website went live on Tuesday morning, marking a significant intensification of competition in the country's booming e-commerce sector. Amazon had said in January it would open a Polish site to better serve local customers previously reliant on its German version but did not set a date. The news had sent shares in Polish e-commerce firm Allegro sharply lower on the day.
It is expected the cabinet minister accused of rape will break his silence and make a public statement tomorrow.
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Acquisition of SmallCellSite.com instantly catapults the Company into the 5G race with rights to develop 80,000 locations into revenue generation wireless cell sitesSANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Digital Locations, Inc. (DLOC), a developer of cell tower sites for the 5G revolution, today announced that all the conditions have been met and that it has completed the acquisition of SmallCellSite.com (SmallCellSite), a leading source of more than 80,000 pre-qualified wireless cell sites. SmallCellSite has non-exclusive agreements with site owners all over the U.S. to directly offer the use of their properties to network operators, such as Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile Sprint to build out their wireless networks. SmallCellSite streamlines workflows and processes in cell site selection. With its interactive photos, maps, and detailed site information for more than 80,000 contracted properties, network carriers can select the real estate assets that best fit their needs from a list of willing property owners. SmallCellSite pre-qualifies properties to remove bottlenecks in the site identification process which: Speeds up implementationEnables repeatable processReduces overall cost of small cell roll out 5G mobility is coming and property owners are in a great position to leverage the need for hundreds of thousands of new antenna sites – to serve their tenants and earn new revenue. SmallCellSite allows property owners to tap into a new source of revenue from digital tenants based on the location and profile of their properties, including buildings, poles, kiosks, billboards. [see www.SmallCellSite.com] Bill Beifuss, the Company’s President said, “The acquisition of SmallCellSite represents a great leap forward for Digital Locations. This will allow us to participate in an ongoing flow of 5G site rental income from partnered properties rented to great tenants – the major 5G wireless carriers.” Mr. Beifuss concluded, “True 5G coverage in the U.S. simply cannot occur without a massive buildout of at least 1,000,000 small cell sites. The acquisition of SmallCellSite gives us a leg up in the race. By partnering with property owners, we minimize the use of capital in a very capital-intensive industry. The leverage effect for Digital Locations can be enormous.” Digital Locations’ acquisition of SmallCellSite closed on January 7, 2021. However, the purchase was subject to rescission based on acceptance by Digital Locations of an audit of the SmallCellSite books and records. Digital Locations has accepted the audit and will not rescind the transaction. About Digital Locations, Inc. Digital Locations, Inc., is a developer of cell tower sites for the 5G revolution. 5G wireless networks are expected to be 100 times faster than current 4G LTE networks. This will enable global scale killer applications such as self-driving cars, the Internet of things (IOT), mobile streaming of 4K videos, real-time hologram-based collaboration, and lag-free high definition gaming. To realize this vision, many new 5G antennas are needed because high frequency 5G signals cannot travel farther than 100 meters. It is estimated that more than 1 million new 5G cell towers must be added in the United States alone. To rapidly enter the market, Digital Locations plans to partner or co-develop a portfolio of cell tower sites to help meet the demands of 5G networks. Our goal is to become a “landlord” of tomorrow’s wireless communications assets. To learn more about Digital Locations please visit www.digitallocations.com Safe Harbor Statement Matters discussed in this press release contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used in this press release, the words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "may," "intend," "expect" and similar expressions identify such forward-looking statements. Actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those contemplated, expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained herein, and while expected, there is no guarantee that we will attain the aforementioned anticipated developmental milestones. These forward-looking statements are based largely on the expectations of the Company and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. These include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties associated with: the impact of economic, competitive and other factors affecting the Company and its operations, markets, product, and distributor performance, the impact on the national and local economies resulting from terrorist actions, and U.S. actions subsequently; and other factors detailed in reports filed by the Company. Press Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org(805) 456-7000
A US father-son pair accused of helping former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn in his audacious escape from Japan arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday after losing their battle against extradition, local media said.
The Court of Appeals today ruled in favor of former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, junking the rebellion case that a Makati court revived against him. Judge Elmo Alameda of the Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 150 reinstated the rebellion case against the former lawmaker in 2018 upon the request of the Department of Justice. The ... This article, Court of Appeals overturns rehashed rebellion case against Trillanes, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
New High Performance Hosting Capability Makes Gatsby Cloud the Ideal Platform for Building, Previewing and Deploying GatsbyBERKELEY, Calif., March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gatsby, Inc., creators of the GatsbyJS open-source project, today announced availability of integrated Gatsby website hosting in Gatsby Cloud. The new Hosting feature in Gatsby Cloud is built on a global edge network optimized for delivering high-performance Gatsby sites. With hosting, Gatsby Cloud now provides organizations with an end-to-end platform for building, previewing and deploying Gatsby websites. Gatsby Cloud is the best environment for organizations that depend on their Gatsby website to drive web traffic, generate revenue, and deliver great visitor experiences. To learn more about the newest Gatsby Cloud capabilities, attend the upcoming webinar “Achieving the Optimal Web Experience by Hosting in Gatsby Cloud” on March 23, 2021. Hosting in Gatsby CloudThe new hosting capability in Gatsby Cloud provides the highest possible performance for Gatsby sites and can be seamlessly scaled. The global edge network underpinning Gatsby Cloud, which is powered by Fastly, utilizes SSL encryption at multiple layers to deliver great digital experiences to visitors worldwide. Gatsby Cloud reduces the downtime that often comes with traffic spikes by delivering all web assets in static format on the edge while scaling seamlessly.Deploying Gatsby websites is fast and intuitive on Gatsby Cloud. With just a few clicks, users can go from code to production with a live, custom URL. The platform uses intelligent image caching, incremental website builds, and a globally distributed edge network to dramatically reduce the time spent waiting for builds or deployments. The Preview feature in Gatsby Cloud delivers a first-class experience for content editors, providing real-time previews of content changes. The Incremental Builds feature rebuilds only modified pages – with a typical build time of seconds – and deploys those updated pages to the global edge network immediately. Learn More The following resources provide more information about the new Hosting capability in Gatsby Cloud: Register to attend the Gatsby webinar “Achieving the Optimal Web Experience by Hosting in Gatsby Cloud” on March 23, 2021Attend the GatsbyConf session “Gatsby Cloud: Now with a global edge network” on March 2, 2021 at 10:15 am PTTry hosting for free in Gatsby Cloud About Gatsby, Inc.Gatsby, Inc. is the creator of GatsbyJS, the leading Jamstack frontend framework and static site generator. Gatsby lets organizations build highly performant, secure websites that can integrate data from multiple content management systems and other end points using its unique content hub architecture. Gatsby also offers Gatsby Cloud for building, previewing, and deploying Gatsby-based websites as well as support and professional services to help organizations build modern websites using Gatsby. Gatsby is used in industries including financial services, retail, ecommerce, hospitality, SaaS, and gaming by companies including Venmo, Little Caesars, Braun, Raleigh, Quip, Figma, Meetup, Headspace, DraftKings and Nintendo. Gatsby, Inc. is funded by Index Ventures, CRV and Trinity Ventures. Visit www.gatsbyjs.com to learn more. CONTACT:Terry ErismanVP of Marketing, Gatsbyterry@gatsbyjs.com(408) 438-0051
Municipality Finance Plc Stock exchange release 2 March 2021 at 10:00 am (EET) Municipality Finance issues EUR 5 million notes under MTN programme Municipality Finance Plc issues EUR 5 million notes on 3 March 2021. The maturity date is 3 March 2034. MuniFin has the right but no obligation to redeem the notes early on 3 March 2025. The notes bear interest at fixed rate of 0.27% per annum. The notes are issued under MuniFin’s EUR 40 billion programme for the issuance of debt instruments. The offering circular and the supplemental offering circular are available in English on the company's website at www.munifin.fi/investor-relations. MuniFin has applied for the notes to be admitted to trading on the Helsinki Stock Exchange maintained by Nasdaq Helsinki. The public trading is expected to commence on 3 March 2021. Landesbank Baden-Württemberg acts as the Dealer for the issue of the notes. MUNICIPALITY FINANCE PLCFurther information: Joakim HolmströmExecutive Vice President, Capital Markets and Sustainabilitytel. +358 9 6803 5674 MuniFin (Municipality Finance Plc) is one of Finland’s largest credit institutions: the company’s balance sheet totals EUR 44 billion. The company is owned by Finnish municipalities, the public sector pension fund Keva and the Republic of Finland. MuniFin’s mission is to build a better future in line with the principles of responsibility and in cooperation with its customers. MuniFin’s customers are Finnish municipalities, municipal federations, municipally controlled entities and non-profit housing organisations. Lending is used for environmentally and socially responsible investment targets such as public transportation, sustainable buildings, hospitals and healthcare centres, schools and day care centres, and homes for people with special needs. MuniFin’s customers are domestic but the company operates in a completely global business environment. It is the most active Finnish bond issuer in international capital markets and the first Finnish green and social bond issuer. The funding is exclusively guaranteed by the Municipal Guarantee Board. The Municipality Finance Group also includes the subsidiary company, Financial Advisory Services Inspira Ltd. Read more: www.munifin.fi Important Information The information contained herein is not for release, publication or distribution, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in or into any such country or jurisdiction or otherwise in such circumstances in which the release, publication or distribution would be unlawful. The information contained herein does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of, any securities or other financial instruments in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration, exemption from registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. This communication does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The notes have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") or under the applicable securities laws of any state of the United States and may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons except pursuant to an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act.
With the acceleration of digital payments, daVinci Payments released a new national UK study, identifying how people prefer to receive payments.
UN Global Compact ringing the Nasdaq opening bell on 1 March 2021. New York, NY, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNITED NATIONS, New York, 2 March 2021 — For the seventh consecutive year, the UN Global Compact will participate in Ring the Bell for Gender Equality — a collaboration of stock exchanges around the world ringing opening or closing bells to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March and promote the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs). The initiative is a partnership between the UN Global Compact, IFC, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, UN Women, the World Federation of Exchanges and Women in ETFs to draw attention to women’s economic empowerment, and the opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development. Stock exchanges around the world are working with investors and businesses to take practical action to advance gender equality through listing requirements, voluntary guidance documents, investment products, internal policies and training and awareness raising. In March 2020, 77 exchanges rang their bells for gender equality. This year 99 stock exchanges are participating in the initiative and local partners are hosting virtual events around the world where in-person ringings are not safe due to the ongoing pandemic. Ring the Bell for Gender Equality events around the world encourage participants to scale-up efforts to achieve gender equality in their markets, industries and organizations by adopting and implementing the Women's Empowerment Principles. A joint initiative of the UN Global Compact and UN Women, the WEPs provide a holistic roadmap to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community. Private sector, civil society, Governments and the UN are working together to achieve gender equality targets and the other Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Commenting on the initiative, Sanda Ojiambo, CEO & Executive Director of the UN Global Compact said: “The Covid-19 pandemic risks reversing progress towards greater gender equality. I hope this year’s Ring the Bell for Gender Equality reminds business leaders that gender equality is a key driver of financial success and must be central to our efforts to build back better from this difficult time.” This year, UN Women’s theme for International Women’s Day is ‘Women's full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls’. This theme directly aligns with the work of the UN Global Compact on gender including the WEPs , which more than 4,500 CEOs have signed, as well as a successful first year of the Target Gender Equality accelerator programme. For more information, contact email@example.com Here is a list of participating exchanges: Exchange/Organisation Country Date of Event Bolsas y Mercados Argentinos (BYMA) Argentina 11-Mar Armenia Securities Exchange Armenia TBD Australian Securities Exchange Australia 08-Mar Sydney Stock Exchange Australia 04-Mar Wiener Börse Austria 08-Mar Baku Stock Exchange Azerbaijan 09-Mar Bahrain Bourse Bahrain 08-Mar Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd Bangladesh 14-Mar Belarusian Currency and Stock Exchange Belarus 05-Mar Euronext Brussels Belgium 08-Mar Banja Luka Stock Exchange Bosnia and Herzegovina TBD Botswana Stock Exchange Botswana 08-Mar B3 - Brasil Bolsa Balcão Brazil 08-Mar Bulgarian Stock Exchange Bulgaria 08-Mar NEO Exchange Canada 08-Mar Toronto Stock Exchange Canada 12-Mar Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago Chile 09-Mar Shanghai Stock Exchange China 08-Mar Shenzhen Stock Exchange China 05-Mar Taipei Exchange Chinese Taipei TBD Taiwan Stock Exchange Corp. Chinese Taipei TBD Bolsa de Valores de Colombia Colombia 09-Mar Bolsa Nacional de Valores Costa Rica 11-Mar Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières S.A. Cote d'Ivoire 08-Mar Zagreb Stock Exchange Croatia 08-Mar Nasdaq Copenhagen Denmark 08-Mar Bolsa de Valores de Quito Ecuador 09-Mar The Egyptian Exchange Egypt 09-Mar Nasdaq Helsinki Finland 08-Mar Georgian Stock Exchange Georgia 10-Mar Deutsche Börse AG Germany 08-Mar Ghana Stock Exchange Ghana 10-Mar Athens Stock Exchange (ATHEX) Greece 08-Mar Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Hong Kong 8 March ? Nasdaq Iceland Iceland 08-Mar Bombay Stock Exchange India 08-Mar National Stock Exchange of India Limited India 08-Mar Indonesia Stock Exchange Indonesia 09-Mar Tehran Stock Exchange Iran Last 2 days Euronext Dublin Ireland 08-Mar Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange Israel 08-Mar Borsa Italiana Italy 08-Mar Jamaica stock Exchange Jamaica 08-Mar Japan Exchange Group, Inc. Japan 08-Mar Amman Stock Exchange Jordan TBD Kazakhstan Stock Exchange Kazakhstan 05-Mar Nairobi Securities Exchange Kenya 11-Mar Boursa Kuwait Kuwait 08-Mar Kyrgyz Stock Exchange CJSC Kyrgyzstan 10-Mar Beirut Stock Exchange Lebanon 08-Mar Luxembourg Stock Exchange Luxembourg 08-Mar Macedonian Stock Exchange Macedonia 08-Mar Bursa Malaysia Malaysia 08-Mar Malta Stock Exchange Malta 08-Mar BIVA (Bolsa Institucional de Valores) Mexico 08-Mar Bolsa Mexicana de Valores Mexico 09-Mar Bourse de Casablanca Morocco TBD Namibian Stock Exchange Namibia TBD Nepal Stock Exchange Limited Nepal TBD Euronext Amsterdam Netherlands 08-Mar NZX Limited New Zealand 08-Mar FMDQ Securities Exchange PLC Nigeria 08-Mar Nigerian Stock Exchange Nigeria 08-Mar Oslo Børs Norway 08-Mar Pakistan Stock Exchange Pakistan TBD Palestine Exchange Palestine 10-Mar Bolsa de Valores de Panama S.A. Panama 10-Mar Bolsa de Valores de Lima Peru TBD The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. Philippines 08-Mar Warsaw Stock Exchange Poland 08-Mar Euronext Lisbon Portugal 08-Mar Qatar Stock Exchange Qatar 08-Mar Bucharest Stock Exchange Romania 08-Mar Moscow Exchange Russia 9-10 March Rwanda Stock Exchange Rwanda TBD Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) Saudi Arabia 08-Mar Belgrade Stock Exchange Serbia 11-Mar Singapore Exchange Singapore 08-Mar Johannesburg Stock Exchange South Africa 08-Mar BME - Bolsas y Mercados Españoles Spain 08-Mar Colombo Stock Exchange Sri Lanka 08-Mar Nasdaq Stockholm Sweden 08-Mar SIX Swiss Exchange Switzerland 08-Mar Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange Tanzania 08-Mar Stock Exchange of Thailand Thailand 08-Mar Tunis Stock Exchange Tunisia 08-Mar Uganda Securities Exchange Uganda TBD Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange United Arab Emirates TBD Dubai Financial Market United Arab Emirates 08-Mar Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange United Arab Emirates 08-Mar Aquis Exchange PLC United Kingdom 08-Mar London Stock Exchange Group United Kingdom 08-Mar Bolsa de Valores de Montevideo Uruguay 05-Mar Cboe Global Markets USA 08-Mar Intercontinental Exchange | NYSE USA 04-Mar Nasdaq - US USA 01-Mar The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) USA 08-Mar Hochiminh Stock Exchange Vietnam 08-Mar Zimbabwe Stock Exchange Zimbabwe 08-Mar -ENDS- About the Partner Organisations: United Nations Global Compact As a special initiative of the UN Secretary-General, the United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to align their operations and strategies with Ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. Our ambition is to accelerate and scale the global collective impact of business by upholding the Ten Principles and delivering the Sustainable Development Goals through accountable companies and ecosystems that enable change. With more than 12,000 companies and 3,000 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries, and 69 Local Networks, the UN Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative — one Global Compact uniting business for a better world. For more information, follow @globalcompact on social media and visit our website at unglobalcompact.org. Women in ETFs (WE) Women in ETFs is the first women’s group for the ETF industry. Founded in January 2014, WE is a non-profit organization that brings together over 5,600 members, including women and men, in chapters in major financial centers across the United States, Canada, EMEA and Asia Pacific to: 1) CONNECT: Create opportunities for professional advancement of women by expanding connections among women and men in the ETF industry; 2) SUPPORT: Offer guidance for the current and next generation of women in ETFs and 3) INSPIRE: WE achieves this by organizing events at our chapters globally that support our goals of education, networking, philanthropy and idea sharing across the industry and beyond. For more information, visit: www.womeninetfs.com to learn more, join, or sponsor. Follow us on Twitter: @WomeninETFs and on Linkedin: Women in ETFs About IFC IFC – a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group – is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2020, we invested more than $22 billion in private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit www.ifc.org. The Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative The SSE initiative is a peer-to-peer learning platform for exploring how exchanges, in collaboration with investors, regulators, and companies, can enhance corporate transparency - and ultimately performance - on ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) issues and encourage sustainable investment. The SSE initiative is convened by four organizations - the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the UN Global Compact, the UN Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). To learn more about becoming a Partner Stock Exchange or participating as a regulator or investor, visit sseinitiative.org Follow us on Twitter: @sseinitiative United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. UN Women supports UN Member States as they set global standards for achieving gender equality, and works with governments and civil society to design laws, policies, programmes and services needed to ensure that the standards are effectively implemented and truly benefit women and girls worldwide. It works globally to make the vision of the Sustainable Development Goals a reality for women and girls and stands behind women’s equal participation in all aspects of life, focusing on four strategic priorities: Women lead, participate in and benefit equally from governance systems; Women have income security, decent work and economic autonomy; All women and girls live a life free from all forms of violence; Women and girls contribute to and have greater influence in building sustainable peace and resilience, and benefit equally from the prevention of natural disasters and conflicts and humanitarian action. UN Women also coordinates and promotes the UN system’s work in advancing gender equality. Learn more at: http://www.unwomen.org and https://www.empowerwomen.org/en/weps/about. Follow us on Twitter @UN_Women @Empower_Women and on LinkedIn: UN Women The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE): Established in 1961, the WFE is the global industry association for exchanges and clearing houses. Headquartered in London, it represents over 250 market infrastructure providers, including standalone CCPs that are not part of exchange groups. Of our members, 37% are in Asia-Pacific, 43% in EMEA and 20% in the Americas. WFE’s 57 member CCPs collectively ensure that risk takers post some $800bn (equivalent) of resources to back their positions, in the form of initial margin and default fund requirements. WFE exchanges, meanwhile, are home to nearly 48,000 listed companies, and the market capitalisation of these entities is over $74.4 trillion (at end 2018); around $95 trillion (EOB) in trading annually passes through the infrastructures WFE members safeguard (at end 2018). The WFE is the definitive source for exchange-traded statistics, and publishes over 350 market data indicators. Its free statistics database stretches back more than 40 years, and provides information and insight into developments on global exchanges. The WFE works with standard-setters, policy makers, regulators and government organisations around the world to support and promote the development of fair, transparent, stable and efficient markets. The WFE shares regulatory authorities’ goals of ensuring the safety and soundness of the global financial system. With extensive experience of developing and enforcing high standards of conduct, the WFE and its members support an orderly, secure, fair and transparent environment for investors; for companies that raise capital; and for all who deal with financial risk. We seek outcomes that maximise the common good, consumer confidence and economic growth. And we engage with policy makers and regulators in an open, collaborative way, reflecting the central, public role that exchanges and CCPs play in a globally integrated financial system. Follow us on Twitter @TheWFE and LinkedIn: The World Federation of Exchanges. Attachment mo_0301213_highres CONTACT: Dan Thomas United Nations Global Compact (212) 907-1301 firstname.lastname@example.org
c-LEcta, a global biotechnology company with technology leadership in enzyme engineering and bioprocess development, can significantly reduce the cost of supplier audits for customers thanks to its recent award of EXCiPACT certification. The certificate confirms compliance with particularly high quality standards in production and distribution. For customers from the pharmaceutical industry in particular, these standards are an important criterion for qualifying suppliers and the closure of contracts. The certification significantly eases cooperation with new and existing customers for c-LEcta. EXCiPACT certification is internationally recognized and confirms that c-LEcta complies with "Good Manufacturing Practice" and "Good Distribution Practice" for pharmaceutical excipients.
BEIJING, China, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Li Auto Inc. (“Li Auto” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: LI), an innovator in China’s new energy vehicle market, today announced that the Company delivered 2,300 Li ONEs in February 2021, representing a 755.0% year-over-year increase, which took cumulative Li ONE deliveries to 41,276. “Our February deliveries were affected by seasonal factors related to the Chinese New Year holiday, as well as the localized COVID-19 outbreaks in northern China,” said Yanan Shen, co-founder and president of Li Auto. “With the continuous expansion of our direct sales and servicing network, and the effective control of the pandemic in China, we are confident of our growth momentum going forward.” As of February 28, 2021, the Company had 60 retail stores covering 47 cities, and 125 servicing centers and Li Auto-authorized body and paint shops operating in 90 cities. Looking ahead, the Company plans to accelerate the expansion of its direct sales and servicing network in order to cater to increasing user demand, and in preparation for new model launches in 2022 and beyond. About Li Auto Inc. Li Auto Inc. is an innovator in China’s new energy vehicle market. The Company designs, develops, manufactures, and sells premium smart electric SUVs. Through innovative products, technology, and business model, the Company provides customers with safe, convenient, and cost-effective mobility solutions. Li Auto is the first to successfully commercialize extended-range electric vehicles in China. The Company started volume production of its first model, Li ONE, in November 2019. With Li ONE, the Company leverages its in-house technology to create value for its customers, focusing on range extension, smart technology, and autonomous driving solutions. Beyond Li ONE, the Company aims to expand its product line by developing new vehicles to target a broader consumer base. For more information, please visit: http://ir.lixiang.com. Safe Harbor Statement This press release contains statements that may constitute “forward-looking” statements pursuant to the “safe harbor” provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as “will,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “aims,” “future,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “estimates,” “likely to,” and similar statements. Li Auto may also make written or oral forward-looking statements in its periodic reports to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), in its annual report to shareholders, in press releases and other written materials, and in oral statements made by its officers, directors, or employees to third parties. Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about Li Auto’s beliefs, plans, and expectations, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement, including but not limited to the following: Li Auto’s strategies, future business development, and financial condition and results of operations; Li Auto’s limited operating history; risks associated with extended-range electric vehicles, Li Auto’s ability to develop, manufacture, and deliver vehicles of high quality and appeal to customers; Li Auto’s ability to generate positive cash flow and profits; product defects or any other failure of vehicles to perform as expected; Li Auto’s ability to compete successfully; Li Auto’s ability to build its brand and withstand negative publicity; cancellation of orders for Li Auto’s vehicles; Li Auto’s ability to develop new vehicles; and changes in consumer demand and government incentives, subsidies, or other favorable government policies. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in Li Auto’s filings with the SEC. All information provided in this press release is as of the date of this press release, and Li Auto does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement, except as required under applicable law. For investor and media inquiries, please contact: Li Auto Inc.Investor RelationsEmail: email@example.com The Piacente Group, Inc.Yang SongTel: +86-10-6508-0677Email: Li@tpg-ir.com Brandi PiacenteTel: +1-212-481-2050Email: Li@tpg-ir.com
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FY20 Results Conference Call to take place on Thursday, 25 March 2021 at 3pm CET Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 2 March 2021 - IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A., EURONEXT), the world’s leading provider of proton therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer, announces today that it will publish its consolidated results for the full year 2020 on Thursday, 25 March 2021 at 7am CET. Conference Call Information In addition to the press release, Olivier Legrain, Chief Executive Officer, and Soumya Chandramouli, Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call and webcast, conducted in English, to present the full year results, followed by a Q&A session. This conference call will be held on Thursday, 25 March 2021 at 3pm CET / 2pm GMT / 10am EDT / 7am PDT and can be accessed online at: http://arkadinemea-events.adobeconnect.com/iba250321/event/registration.html If you would like to participate in the Q&A, please dial (PIN code 24698548#): Belgium: +32 2 403 58 16UK: +44 20 71 94 37 59NL: +31 207 09 51 19LU: +352 2 730 01 63US: +1 64 67 22 49 16FR: +33 1 72 72 74 03 The presentation will be available on IBA’s investor relations website and on:https://iba-worldwide.com/content/iba-full-year-2020-results-web-conference shortly before the call. To ensure a timely connection, it is recommended that users register at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled webcast. About IBAIBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) is a global medical technology company focused on bringing integrated and innovative solutions for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The company is the worldwide technology leader in the field of proton therapy, considered to be the most advanced form of radiation therapy available today. IBA’s proton therapy solutions are flexible and adaptable, allowing customers to choose from universal full-scale proton therapy centers as well as compact, single room solutions. In addition, IBA has a radiation dosimetry business and develops particle accelerators for the medical world and industry. Headquartered in Belgium and employing about 1,500 people worldwide, IBA has the largest number of installed proton therapy systems across the world. IBA is listed on the pan-European stock exchange NYSE EURONEXT (IBA: Reuters IBAB.BR and Bloomberg IBAB.BB). More information can be found at www.iba-worldwide.com For further information, please contact: IBACorporate Communication+32 10 47 58 firstname.lastname@example.org For media and investor enquiries: Consilium Strategic CommunicationsAmber Fennell, Angela Gray, Lizzie Seeley+44 (0) 20 3709 5700IBA@consilium-comms.com Attachment 210302-FYR2020_Conf-call-announcement_EN
NEW YORK, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hazeltree, the leading provider of integrated treasury management and portfolio finance solutions for investment managers, and Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) Transaction Banking (TxB), today announced a joint solution to streamline treasury management with integrated global payments and FX capabilities. This innovative solution simplifies operations and reduces cost for treasurers managing cash and foreign exchange transactions. The partnership combines Hazeltree’s unique treasury management and payment workflow solutions, built specifically for investment managers, with Goldman Sachs’ tech-forward global payment and FX capabilities. "We are focused on making it easy for our clients to manage their treasury function," said Sameer Shalaby, president and chief executive officer, Hazeltree. "Partnering with Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking allows us to deliver integrated treasury and payments solution, in a cost-effective and scalable manner, which is critically important for of our clients." “We’re excited to be partnering with Hazeltree to offer our innovative yet simplified Global Payments solution to investments management firms,” said Hari Moorthy, global head of Transaction Banking at Goldman Sachs. “We know that our clients want payments around the globe to be fast, transparent, and simple. Clients will quickly see these many benefits along with the bonus of competitive pricing.” Benefits of this partnership for Hazeltree’s and Goldman Sachs’ clients for this joint solution include: A comprehensive multi-bank treasury and cash management portal to aggregate cash balances across all banking relationships and manage movements and payments globally;A streamlined process for moving cash domestically and internationally at lower cost with competitive foreign exchange rates;Real-time payment tracking to reduce payment-related operational breaks;Comprehensive cash forecasting and optimization;Cash sweeps with bundled integration to leading money market providers;Integrated currency exposure management, hedging and execution;Cost transparency on bank fees;Optimized payment routing via Goldman Sachs’ advanced machine learning techniques; andEnhanced risk management as a result of improved visibility and control over foreign exchange payments and currency exposures for stakeholders. Hazeltree and Goldman Sachs are currently supporting clients with this innovative market-leading treasury solution. About HazeltreeHazeltree is the leading cloud-based treasury management solution provider, serving hedge funds, private markets, asset managers, fund administrators, financial institutions and pension funds with powerful, proactive performance enhancement and risk mitigation capabilities that generate alpha from operations, reduce a range of liquidity and funding risks and streamline operations. Hazeltree’s integrated treasury management solution includes comprehensive cash management, securities finance, collateral and margin management, and counterparty management. Hazeltree is headquartered in New York with offices in London and Hong Kong. Visit www.hazeltree.com or contact email@example.com for more information.Hazeltree Press Contact:Marshall Saffer firstname.lastname@example.org 646-837-9474 About Goldman SachsThe Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world. About Goldman Sachs Transaction BankingGoldman Sachs Transaction Banking, through Goldman Sachs Bank USA, is building a modern, digital-first, and cloud-based business to help clients build the future of their Treasury. The business combines the strength, heritage, and expertise of a 150-year-old firm with the agility and entrepreneurial spirit of a tech start-up. Goldman Sachs Press Contact:Andrew Williamsandrew.email@example.com
OXFORD, United Kingdom, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vaccitech Ltd., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of novel immunotherapeutics and vaccines for the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases and cancer, today announced the appointment of two new independent directors to its Board of Directors. Dr. Anne Phillips, FRCPC, and Karen A. Dawes, MBA, joined the Board on 17 February 2021. Their appointments add strong independent perspectives on drug development and commercialization to Vaccitech’s Board. “Anne and Karen are truly exceptional and accomplished additions to the Board,” said Robin Wright, Chairman of the Board. “Vaccitech will be able to draw on their deep knowledge of clinical development and commercialization to improve its prospects for rapid growth and development. In addition, the breadth of their experience in the healthcare sector means that they will each be able to bring considerable wisdom to the Board as a whole. We welcome Anne and Karen to Vaccitech and look very much forward to their contributions.” Dr. Phillips has extensive biopharmaceutical product development experience. She currently serves as Senior Vice President Clinical, Medical & Regulatory Affairs at Novo Nordisk, where she has overseen more than a dozen FDA drug approvals. Prior to this, she served in multiple executive roles in drug development at GlaxoSmithKline including Vice President Medicine Development Leader of a leading prostate cancer therapeutic. Before building a long career in the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Phillips served as Head of Infectious Diseases programs and Deputy Physician-in-chief at Wellesley Central Hospital/St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Phillips is based in the USA. “Vaccitech’s ChAdOx-MVA immunotherapy platform induces robust CD8+ T cell responses, which differentiates it from other immunotherapy platforms,” said Dr. Phillips. “The Company is developing candidates that target significant medical needs in oncology and infectious disease and which have the potential to improve patients’ lives.” Ms. Dawes has led a distinguished career as an executive at several biopharmaceutical companies including Bayer Corp., Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Genetics Institute and Pfizer, where she held leadership roles in business, marketing and commercialization. More recently, Ms. Dawes has led her own successful consultancy company working with emerging companies on corporate strategy and commercial development. Since 2005, Ms. Dawes has served on the boards of several public and private biopharmaceutical companies, and she continues to serve on the boards of Repligen Corp., Medicines 360, Medicenna Therapeutics and PaxMedica Therapeutics. Ms. Dawes is also based in the USA. “Vaccitech is an exciting company with both therapeutic and prophylactic candidates in clinical development in oncology and infectious disease. The Company’s platform technology provides the opportunity to generate many more candidates in the future,” said Ms. Dawes. “I look forward to working with my new colleagues on the Vaccitech Board and with the management team to advance these programs through clinical development and toward commercialization.” About Vaccitech Ltd. Vaccitech is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of novel immunotherapeutics and vaccines for the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases and cancer. The company’s proprietary platform comprises proprietary modified simian adenoviral vectors, known as ChAdOx1 and ChAdOx2, as well as the well-validated Modified Vaccinia Ankara, or MVA, boost vector, both with demonstrable safety profiles and without the ability to replicate in humans. The combination of a ChAdOx prime treatment with subsequent MVA boost has consistently generated significantly higher magnitudes of CD8+ T cells compared with other technologies and approaches. The company has a broad pipeline of both clinical and preclinical stage therapeutic programs in solid tumors and viral infections and prophylactic viral vaccine programs. Vaccitech co-invented a COVID-19 vaccine with the University of Oxford, now approved for use in many territories and exclusively licensed worldwide to AstraZeneca through Oxford University Innovation, or OUI. Vaccitech is entitled to receive a share of the milestones and royalty income received by OUI from AstraZeneca. Media contacts: Katja Stout, Scius Communications (EU)Direct: +44 (0) 7789435990Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ryo Imai / Robert Flamm, Ph.D. (U.S.)Burns McClellan, Inc.212-213-0006 ext. 315 / 364Rimai@burnsmc.com / email@example.com Henry Hodge, VaccitechDirect: +44 (0) 7533 421 442Email: firstname.lastname@example.org