Swiss-Irish bakery firm Aryzta said on Tuesday that Elliott Capitol Advisors had amended its potential takeover offer for an indicative price of 0.80 Swiss francs per share. Aryzta, whose shares closed at 0.678 francs on Monday, had said this week the potential offer was subject to certain conditions, some of which could not be satisfied, and that it was considering alternatives. It appointed Marcus Opitz as chief restructuring officer with responsibility for the disposal strategy and Armin Bieri as chief transformation officer to lead the strategic reorientation of its core markets and businesses.
Once the preserve of gamers, virtual reality (VR) has been seized on by the financial sector as a way of enlivening home working for lonely traders or isolated executives and replicating real-world sales, networking or training events. "Working from home has massively accelerated the interest in virtual/online spaces," said Stuart Warner, head of technology at Fidelity International which manages $3.3 trillion in assets. Having internally explored VR and augmented reality (AR) technology, which unlike VR is not fully immersive and involves computer-generated elements being visible through a smartphone screen for example, Fidelity now aims to trial VR with its sales teams' interactions with clients.
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The European Union emissions trading system is the biggest carbon market in the world and the 27-country bloc's flagship policy for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Today, the ETS forces 11,000 power plants and factories, plus airlines running flights within Europe, to buy carbon permits to cover the emissions they produce. The EU launches a pilot first trading phase, covering emissions from power plants and industry such as steel plants, oil refineries and cement factories in the then-25 EU countries.
It took Oxford University's brightest minds decades of work to give them the expertise to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. The Oxford vaccinologists were exhilarated on Monday when drugmaker AstraZeneca, with whom they developed the shot, announced that it could be around 90% effective, citing data from late-stage trials. "It can only happen if extraordinary support is provided," Adrian Hill, director of Oxford University's Jenner Institute which developed the shot, told Reuters.
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Expected 1-2 million tons increase1 in global consumption of Atlantic salmon by 2030 drives growth expectations The expected demand growth is in line with the increase in salmon consumption over the last 10 years, and the outlook is strongly supported by global megatrends where consumers focus on healthy and sustainable food produced close to where they live. On the supply side, a major part of the increased volume is likely to come from conventional cage based farming, supported by improved fish health and technology innovations. The remaining part is expected to be supplied from land based farming and other unconventional technologies. Farming salmon closer to consumers in Asia and US would eliminate the environmental footprint of air transport and is expected to be cost competitive. AKVA is already involved in several such projects as reported lately.“For AKVA group, as a leading global supplier of technology to the salmon industry, the expected increase in both cage based and land based salmon farming will represent two growth engines for our business”, CEO Knut Nesse states. AKVA group will from 2021 ramp up our spending on our innovation agenda and digital solutions to continue to be in the forefront supporting the farmers in sustainable production of healthy fish and realizing the significant growth potential for the industry.The market outlook reflected above forms the basis for the group’s strategy for the period 2021-2023 as supported by the Board of directors earlier this month. “I am pleased that we all concurred on the ambition to deliver minimum 25% annual EBIT-increase”, says CFO Ronny Meinkøhn. “We are also confident that AKVA group already has the financial capacity to realize our organic growth strategy, and at the same time pay an attractive and gradually increasing dividend to our shareholders”, he adds.To summarize, the AKVA strategy includes the following key elements: * Topline growth is primarily expected to be organic. Strong focus on operational excellence. * Deliver minimum 25% EBIT-increase year-on-year. * Step by step improve return on average capital employed (ROACE) to minimum 15% by 2023. * At least 50% increase in innovation spending to support new product development and organic growth. * Ramp up the spending on our 3 digital platforms AKVA connect, AKVA observe and Fishtalk.Our capital markets day starts at 13.00 (CET) today 24.November 2020, and an extensive presentation package will be made available on our web-pages and at www.newspoint.no at the same time. Dated: 24 November 2020 AKVA group ASAWeb: www.akvagroup.comCONTACTS:Knut Nesse Chief Executive Officer Phone:+47 51 77 85 00 Mobile:+47 91 37 62 20 E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org Ronny MeinkøhnChief Financial Officer Phone:+47 51 77 85 00 Mobile:+47 98 20 67 76 E-mail:email@example.com DisclaimerAll opinions and statements in this notice are, regardless of source, given in good faith, and may only be valid as of the stated date of this notice and may be subject to change without notice. AKVA group has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that the information contained in this notice is true and not misleading. Notwithstanding such efforts, we make no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness.This notice includes forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on current plans, estimates and projections, and therefore investors should not place undue reliance on them. Words such as “expect”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “intend”, “estimate, “should” and other similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, but are not the exclusive means of identifying such statements. Forward-looking statements speaks only as of the date they are made, and we undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement in light of new information or future events.Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties, most of which are difficult to predict and generally beyond AKVA group’s control. Although it is believed that the plans, objectives, expectations, estimates and intentions expressed in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, investors should bear in mind that a number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the plans, objectives, expectations, estimates and intentions expressed in such forward-looking statements, including assumptions relating to general economic conditions in Norway and worldwide. Numerous factors exist and may occur that could cause AKVA group’s actual operations, result or performance to differ from the forward-looking statements.Any use of information contained in this notice is at your own individual risk. AKVA group assumes no liability for any losses caused by relaying on the information contained in this notice, including investment decision taken on the basis of this notice.This notice is not intended for, and must not be distributed to, individuals or entities in jurisdictions where such distribution is unlawful.* * * 1 Sources: Kontali, NASDAQ, Cardo Partners Analysis This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to Section 5-12 the Norwegian Securities Trading Act
Once the preserve of gamers, virtual reality (VR) has been seized on by the financial sector as a way of enlivening home working for lonely traders or isolated executives and replicating real-world sales, networking or training events. "Working from home has massively accelerated the interest in virtual/online spaces," said Stuart Warner, head of technology at Fidelity International which manages $3.3 trillion in assets.
IQE plc(“IQE” or the “Group”)Trading UpdateCardiff, UK 24 November 2020IQE plc (AIM: IQE) the leading supplier of advanced wafer products and material solutions to the semiconductor industry, provides a trading update for the financial year ending 31 December 2020. Trading UpdateAfter a record H1 2020 revenue performance, trading in the second half of the year has continued with positive momentum in both the Wireless and Photonics business units.This has been evidenced by IQE receiving its largest Military & Defence sector purchase order to date from a major US customer, for both infrared and high-performance RF applications. With a combined value of more than US$10 million, the order will be deliverable over the next nine months.Wireless Business UnitStrong year-on-year growth in 2020 for the Wireless Business Unit has been driven by: * Demand for GaAs wafers for 5G handset power amplifiers fuelled by growing end market demand for ‘5G ready’ smartphones; * Sales of GaN on SiC wafers for 5G infrastructure related to initial deployments of 5G base stations; and * Sales of high-performance GaN on SiC wafers for Military RF applications.Photonics Business UnitStrong year-on-year growth in 2020 for the Photonics Business Unit has been driven by: * Consistently high demand for GaAs VCSEL wafers for 3D sensing applications. IQE retains a market-leading position in 3D Sensing epitaxy and has been central to new applications being launched for this technology in its existing supply chains; * Sales of high-performance GaSb wafers for Military & Defence infrared applications.Full Year OutlookIQE expects FY 2020 revenues to be at least £170m, exceeding the previous guidance of at least £165m, which was provided at the Interim Results on 8 September 2020. This equates to full year revenue growth of over 20%.The Group anticipates delivering a mid-single-digit £m adjusted operating profit for FY20.With a reduction in capital expenditure in FY20, along with a positive trading position and continued focus on cost control, net debt is anticipated to be low-single-digit £m. This represents a significant strengthening in the Group’s balance sheet position since the prior year end balance of £16m net debt.The Group anticipates that underlying demand for the technologies that IQE’s products enable will remain strong heading into 2021. In particular, the Group expects demand for 5G-related products, both handset and infrastructure, will continue to grow over the next few years as the mega-replacement cycle of 5G deployments gathers pace around the world. In addition, IQE has a leading portfolio of Photonics products, for 3D Sensing and other applications, which makes the Group well-positioned for growth.Dr Drew Nelson, Chief Executive Officer of IQE, said“We are delighted to be reporting such a strong all-round financial performance, with anticipated revenue growth of over 20% for the full year, despite the ongoing uncertainty in the external environment. I am exceptionally proud of the whole IQE team whose dedication and commitment has enabled us to operate without interruption throughout this period.” Contacts:IQE plc +44 (0) 29 2083 9400 Drew Nelson Tim Pullen Amy Barlow Peel Hunt LLP (Nomad and Joint Broker) +44 (0) 20 7418 8900 Edward Knight Paul Gillam Nick Prowting Citigroup Global Markets Limited (Joint Broker) +44 (0) 20 7986 4000 Christopher Wren Peter CatterallHeadland Consultancy (Financial PR) \+ 44 (0) 20 38054822 Andy Rivett-Carnac: +44 (0) 7968 997 365 Chloe Francklin: +44 (0)78 3497 4624This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation (EU) No 596/ 2014. For the purposes of MAR and Article 2 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1055, this announcement is being made on behalf of IQE by Tim Pullen, Chief Financial Officer of IQE.GLOSSARY GaAs Gallium Arsenide GaN Gallium Nitride SiC Silicon Carbide VCSEL Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser ABOUT IQE http://iqep.comIQE is the leading global supplier of advanced compound semiconductor wafers and materials solutions that enable a diverse range of applications across: * handset devices * global telecoms infrastructure * connected devices * 3D SensingAs a scaled global epitaxy wafer manufacturer, IQE is uniquely positioned in this market which has high barriers to entry. IQE supplies the whole market and is agnostic to the winners and losers at chip and OEM level. By leveraging the Group’s intellectual property portfolio including know-how and patents, it produces epitaxy wafers of superior quality, yield and unit economics. IQE is headquartered in Cardiff UK, with c. 650 employees across nine manufacturing locations in the UK, US, Taiwan and Singapore, and is listed on the AIM Stock Exchange in London.
EVLI BANK PLC PRESS RELEASE 24.11.2020 AT 9.00 (EET/EEST) Evli has launched the new Evli Impact Forest Fund I, which provides institutional investors and high net worth individuals access to the world’s leading forestry funds. Evli has chosen a global investment strategy for the new fund because of the higher return expectation: for example, in the US, forestry has historically returned over 8 percent annually compared to 4.5 percent in the Nordic countries*.“Trees simply grow faster in the countries where we will invest, and happily, this drives both the carbon impact and higher return. For example, an investment of EUR 1 million in the Evli Impact Forest Fund I can remove an estimated 21,000 tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere. The fund’s carbon sequestration impact is monitored and reported to investors on a regular basis,” portfolio manager Roger Naylor comments.The fund is managed by an experienced portfolio management team of six persons, with Roger Naylor (M.Sc. Forest Economics) as the main portfolio manager. Naylor has more than 16 years’ experience in forestry investing.The fund operates a fund of funds strategy, with the best 6-8 global forest funds selected for the investment portfolio. The fund focuses on low-risk strategies and low-risk countries. Most of the investments are made in the United States, Australia and New Zealand.“Up to 65 percent of the forest investments in our portfolio will be in the US. These forests provide good cash flow and are located in areas with large forest industries. Another important area is plantation forests in South America, where the trees grow exceptionally fast: eucalyptus trees, for instance, can grow many times faster than trees in Europe,” Naylor adds.According to Tero Tuominen, Managing Director of Evli Fund Management Company Ltd, Evli Impact Forest Fund I is a natural continuation to Evli's alternative investment fund offering. “Forest investment complements Evli's offering of alternative investment products, and therefore clients are offered an even better opportunity to diversify their investment portfolios. In addition, forestry is a defensive asset class, which withstands economic fluctuations well”, he explains.Evli's alternative investment product offering covers real estate, unlisted equities, infrastructure and forestry, which are managed through eight funds. Evli's expertise in alternative investment products dates back to 2005, when Evli was the first in Finland to start real estate investment in the form of a fund. Today, Evli's alternative investments portfolio management team consists of 20 investment professionals, and the funds' total assets under management have risen above EUR 1 billion. See also: Evli Impact Forest Fund I website For more information, please contact: Tero Tuominen, Managing Director, Evli Fund Management Company Ltd, tel. +358 50 439 2867, firstname.lastname@example.org*Sources: NCREIF & Luke (Natural Resources Institute Finland) Evli Bank PlcEvli is a bank specialized in investments that helps institutions, corporations and private persons increase their wealth. The product and service offering includes mutual funds, asset management and capital markets services, alternative investment products, equity research, the administration of incentive programs and Corporate Finance services. The company also offers banking services that support clients' investment operations. Evli is the highest ranked and most used institutional asset manager in Finland**.Evli has a total of EUR 13.6 billion in client assets under management (net 9/2020). Evli Group's equity capital totals EUR 83.9 million and its BIS capital adequacy ratio is 15.5 percent (September 30, 2020). The company has around 250 employees. Evli Bank Plc's B shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.**KANTAR SIFO Prospera External Asset Management Finland 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and SFR Scandinavian Financial Research Institutional Investment Services, Finland 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018. Distribution: main media, www.evli.com
TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdingsNOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)i 1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii:VAST RESOURCES PLC 1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer (please mark with an “X” if appropriate) Non-UK issuer 2\. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an “X”) An acquisition or disposal of voting rightsX An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments An event changing the breakdown of voting rights Other (please specify)iii: 3\. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv NameRICHARD ANDREW PRELEA City and country of registered office (if applicable) 4\. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v Name City and country of registered office (if applicable) 5\. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:23 NOVEMBER 2020 6\. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):23 NOVEMBER 2020 7\. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation % of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A)% of voting rights through financial instruments (total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)Total number of voting rights of issuervii Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached9.14 9.149.14 Position of previous notification (if applicable) 8\. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviii A: Voting rights attached to shares Class/type of shares ISIN code (if possible)Number of voting rightsix% of voting rights Direct (Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)Indirect (Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)Direct (Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)Indirect (Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1) 1,581,514,739 9.14 SUBTOTAL 8. A1,581,514,7399.14 B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR184.108.40.206 (a)) Type of financial instrumentExpiration datexExercise/ Conversion PeriodxiNumber of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted.% of voting rights SUBTOTAL 8. B 1 B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR220.127.116.11 (b)) Type of financial instrumentExpiration datexExercise/ Conversion Period xiPhysical or cash settlementxiiNumber of voting rights % of voting rights SUBTOTAL 8.B.2 9\. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the applicable box with an “X”) Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuerxiiiX Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entityxiv (please add additional rows as necessary) Namexv% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable thresholdTotal of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold 10\. In case of proxy voting, please identify: Name of the proxy holder The number and % of voting rights held The date until which the voting rights will be held 11\. Additional informationxvi Place of completion23 November 2020 Date of completionAIM, London Stock Exchange
IQE plc(“IQE” or the “Group”)Leadership AnnouncementCardiff, UK 24 November 2020IQE plc (AIM: IQE) the leading supplier of advanced wafer products and material solutions to the semiconductor industry, provides a leadership announcement alongside its trading update for the financial year ending 31 December 2020 also announced today. Leadership UpdateIQE today announces a new stage in the evolution of the company as Dr Drew Nelson, founder and CEO, plans to step aside from his current role once a successor has been found.This change will enable a new CEO to lead IQE during its next phase, as it positions itself to capitalise on both its strong market position and the growth opportunities presented by the advent of 5G and the Internet of Things. Dr Nelson will remain as CEO until the right individual is appointed. Following any necessary handover period, he will become a board member with the title of President. As such, he will act in an advisory and ambassadorial role for the business, which he co-founded in 1988.Under his successful stewardship, IQE has become a global company at the forefront of the UK’s high-tech manufacturing sector, with 650 staff and a footprint spanning Europe, the USA and Asia.Dr Nelson has also been the driving force behind the establishment of the world’s first Compound Semiconductor Cluster, located in South Wales (CS Connected) and he plans to devote more of his time to the further development of the CS Cluster.Board UpdateOn 5 November 2020 Mrs Carol Chesney, FCA, was appointed as the Senior Independent Director. Mrs Chesney joined IQE’s Board in May 2019 and is the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.Dr Drew Nelson, Chief Executive Officer of IQE, said“I have been extremely proud and privileged to serve IQE and its shareholders as CEO for the last 30 years. This now feels like the appropriate time to look for a new CEO to take over the leadership of the business and oversee the next exciting growth phase.I look forward to remaining on the Board and working with the executive team as it leads IQE into an exciting future.” Phil Smith, Chairman of IQE, said“I want to thank Drew for his ongoing passion, commitment and contribution to IQE. Continuing as a board member once the new CEO is in place, he will be able to provide IQE with his expertise and industry knowledge and will remain with the company as a powerful ambassador and advisor. We look forward to working with him in this new capacity." Contacts:IQE plc +44 (0) 29 2083 9400 Drew Nelson Tim Pullen Amy Barlow Peel Hunt LLP (Nomad and Joint Broker) +44 (0) 20 7418 8900 Edward Knight Paul Gillam Nick Prowting Citigroup Global Markets Limited (Joint Broker) +44 (0) 20 7986 4000 Christopher Wren Peter CatterallHeadland Consultancy (Financial PR) \+ 44 (0) 20 38054822Andy Rivett-Carnac: +44 (0) 7968 997 365 Chloe Francklin: +44 (0)78 3497 4624This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation (EU) No 596/ 2014. For the purposes of MAR and Article 2 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1055, this announcement is being made on behalf of IQE by Tim Pullen, Chief Financial Officer of IQE.ABOUT IQE http://iqep.comIQE is the leading global supplier of advanced compound semiconductor wafers and materials solutions that enable a diverse range of applications across: * handset devices * global telecoms infrastructure * connected devices * 3D SensingAs a scaled global epitaxy wafer manufacturer, IQE is uniquely positioned in this market which has high barriers to entry. IQE supplies the whole market and is agnostic to the winners and losers at chip and OEM level. By leveraging the Group’s intellectual property portfolio including know-how and patents, it produces epitaxy wafers of superior quality, yield and unit economics.
OCTOPUS TITAN VCT PLC Issue of Equity and Total Voting Rights and Update re Interim DividendOctopus Titan VCT plc (the "Company") announces that 39,825,285 Ordinary Shares of 10p each ("shares") were issued and allotted on 23 November 2020 at a price of 96.5p per share, equivalent to the current NAV of 91.1p grossed up by 5.5% (as set out in the Prospectus dated 21 October 2020).These shares were issued pursuant to an Offer for Subscription to raise up to £80 million in the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 tax years.Included within the allotment:Mr Thomas Leader, a director of the Company, was allotted 5,569 Ordinary Shares at a price per share of 96.5p and his holding is now 14,043, representing 0.01% of the Company’s issued Ordinary share capital.Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for admission of the new shares. Admission is expected to become effective on or around 3 December 2020.The issued share capital and total voting rights of the Company is now 1,041,177,080. This figure may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change in their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.Further to the announcement made by the Company on 28 September 2020 that an interim dividend of 2p per share will be paid to shareholders on 11 December 2020 to shareholders on the register as at 27 November 2020, as at 30 September 2020 the Company had distributable reserves of £106,338,000.For further information please contact:Graham Venables Octopus Company Secretarial Services Limited 020 3935 3803
Satellite Big Data Analytics Growth Remains Driven by EO and M2M/IoT Use CasesCambridge, Mass., Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NSR’s Big Data Analytics via Satellite, 4th Edition report, published today, finds continued growth for downstream Big Data applications through the next decade. NSR sees this growth driven by applications built on Earth Observation and M2M/IoT satcom data across multiple market verticals. Despite market downturns in specific verticals and the COVID-19 pandemic, Big Data analytics via satellite will generate close to $20.7 billion in cumulative revenues by 2029.The revenue generated from various applications developed using Earth Observation satellite imagery is expected to grow to nearly $2.2 billion by 2029. “Downstream data analytics in the satellite industry is a highly fragmented market, with a value chain that continues to morph, as players try to find their niche and provide solutions to different stakeholders,” states Shivaprakash Muruganandham, NSR Senior Analyst and report author.M2M and IoT communications via satellite will continue to drive the more mature markets of transportation (both land and maritime) and government and military applications. “This demand exists across verticals, whether in fleet management solutions, financial indicators, competitive intelligence or business operation tools. The market is far from done with squeezing maximum value out of bits from space,” he adds.While the COVID-19 pandemic impacted many industries negatively, the demand for remote sensing and geospatial analytics was minimally impacted, even enjoying a slight boost in the early months of 2020 as pandemic-related concerns and travel restrictions drove this demand across verticals. Growth in the Enterprise Services market vertical is expected to outpace all other verticals, as newer datasets with improved resolution and cadence come online.Market consolidation will continue, as incumbents and startups alike roll out newer applications. NSR has already stated that the line between EO and M2M/IoT data applications is expected to blur. This trend is further boosted by the growing virtualization of satellite networks, as software-defined systems become more prevalent, further boosting the interoperability and providing smoother data pipelines.Overall, satellite big data analytics will reach $3.5 billion in annual revenue opportunity in 2029, with 65% from EO applications and the rest, driven by M2M/IoT satcom applications. While North America’s presence as an established market continues through the decade, other regions are expected to grow in their adoption of satellite big data services too.About the Report NSR’s Big Data Analytics via Satellite, 4th Edition is built on NSR’s research in the EO and M2M/IoT satellite markets, alongside an understanding of newer trends in big data analytics. With coverage of vertical markets ranging from Transportation to Weather & Environment, it provides a comprehensive analysis of the growth opportunity across regions, delving into key verticals that account for nearly 80% of this opportunity. For additional information on this report, including a full table of contents, list of exhibits and executive summary, please visit www.nsr.com or call NSR at +1-617-674-7743.Companies and Organizations Mentioned in BDvS4 Aeris, Airbus, Amazon, Bird-i, BlackSky, Bosch, CloudEO, Cloudera, Descartes Labs, ESRI, ExactEarth, GHGSat, Google, HawkEye 360, Honeywell, IBM, iDirect, Indigo, Integrasys, Kleos Space, Kratos, Maxar, Omnitracs, Orbcomm, Orbital Insights, Planet, Rezatec, RigNet, SatSure, SAP, Savi, Spire, TellusLabs, Ursa Space, and VanderSat.About NSR NSR is the leading global market research and consulting firm focused on the satellite and space sectors. NSR’s global team, unparalleled coverage, and anticipation of trends with a higher degree of confidence and precision than the competition is the cornerstone of all NSR offerings. First to market coverage and a transparent, dependable approach sets NSR apart as the key provider of critical insight to the satellite and space industries. Contact us at email@example.com to discuss how we can assist your business.PRESS CONTACT: Kristen Kloster-Grady KKloster@NSR.com
Active Biotech AB (publ) (ticker: ACTI) today announced updates of its fully owned projects tasquinimod and laquinimod, as well the project naptumomab, developed in partnership with NeoTX Therapeutics. Investors, analysts and media are invited to today’s virtual Capital Markets Day where the current status and future developments of the company’s clinical portfolio and its future strategy will be highlighted.For further information, please contact: Helén Tuvesson, CEO, +46 46 19 21 56, helen@firstname.lastname@example.org Hans Kolam, CFO, +46 46 19 20 44, email@example.comActive Biotech is obligated to make public the information contained in this report pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. This information was provided to the media, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, for publication November 24, 2020 at 08.00 CET.About Active Biotech Active Biotech AB (publ) (NASDAQ Stockholm: ACTI) is a biotechnology company that deploys its extensive knowledge base and portfolio of compounds to develop first-in-class immunomodulatory treatments for specialist oncology and immunology indications with a high unmet medical need and significant commercial potential. Following a portfolio refocus, the business model of Active Biotech aims to advance projects to the clinical development phase and then further develop the programs internally or pursue in partnership. Active Biotech currently holds three projects in its portfolio: Naptumomab, a targeted anti-cancer immunotherapy, partnered to NeoTX Therapeutics, is in a Phase 1/2 clinical program in patients with advanced solid tumors. The small molecule immunomodulators, tasquinimod and laquinimod, both having a mode of actions that includes modulation of myeloid immune cell function, are targeted towards hematological malignancies and inflammatory eye disorders, respectively. Tasquinimod, is in clinical phase 1b/2a for treatment of multiple myeloma. Laquinimod is advancing to phase 2 for treatment of non-infectious uveitis during second half of 2021. Please visit www.activebiotech.com for more information.Attachment * 201124_Capital Market Day
For immediate release 24 November 2020Serabi Gold plc (“Serabi” or the “Company”) Serabi to present at MelloTuesday - Investing in Gold, on 24th November Serabi Gold plc (AIM:SRB, TSX:SBI), the Brazilian focused gold mining and development company, is pleased to announce that Michael Hodgson, CEO of Serabi, will be presenting to delegates attending the MelloTuesday Investing in Gold Investor conference taking place via Zoom webinar on 24th November 2020. The event is scheduled to commence at 6:00 pm.Further details of the event can be found at MelloTuesday, 24th November – Mello Events including details of how to register as an attendee.A copy of the presentation that will be made by the Company can be viewed on the Company’s website at https://bit.ly/35XiRF3Enquiries:Serabi Gold plc Michael Hodgson Tel: +44 (0)20 7246 6830 Chief Executive Mobile: +44 (0)7799 473621 Clive Line Tel: +44 (0)20 7246 6830 Finance Director Mobile: +44 (0)7710 151692 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.serabigold.comBeaumont Cornish Limited Nominated Adviser and Financial Adviser Roland Cornish Tel: +44 (0)20 7628 3396 Michael Cornish Tel: +44 (0)20 7628 3396Peel Hunt LLP UK Broker Ross Allister Tel: +44 (0)20 7418 9000
Zaandam, the Netherlands, November 24, 2020 – Ahold Delhaize has repurchased 1,071,128 of Ahold Delhaize common shares in the period from November 16, 2020 up to and including November 20, 2020. The shares were repurchased at an average price of €23.39 per share for a total consideration of € 25.1 million. These repurchases were made as part of the €1 billion share buyback program announced on December 4, 2019. The total number of shares repurchased under this program to date is 41,012,539 common shares for a total consideration of € 943 million.Download the share buyback transactions excel sheet for detailed individual transaction information from www.aholddelhaize.com/en/investors/share-information/share-buy-back-programs/This press release is issued in connection with the disclosure and reporting obligation set out in Article 2(2) of the EU Regulation that contains technical standards for buyback programs.