BNP Paribas

Crown Castle Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering

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Monday, January 9, 2023

HOUSTON, Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle Inc. (NYSE: CCI) (“Crown Castle”) announced today that it has priced its previously announced public offering of 5.000% Senior Notes due 2028 in aggregate principal amount of $1.0 billion.

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  • HOUSTON, Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle Inc. (NYSE: CCI) (“Crown Castle”) announced today that it has priced its previously announced public offering of 5.000% Senior Notes due 2028 in aggregate principal amount of $1.0 billion.
  • The net proceeds from the offering are expected to be approximately $990 million, after deducting the underwriting discount and other estimated offering expenses payable by Crown Castle.
  • Crown Castle intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay outstanding indebtedness under its existing revolving credit facility and pay related fees and expenses.
  • More information about potential risk factors that could affect Crown Castle and its results is included in Crown Castle’s filings with the SEC.

Crown Castle Announces Proposed Offering of Senior Notes

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Monday, January 9, 2023

HOUSTON, Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle Inc. (NYSE: CCI) (“Crown Castle”) announced today that it is commencing a public offering of senior notes, subject to market and other conditions.

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  • HOUSTON, Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Castle Inc. (NYSE: CCI) (“Crown Castle”) announced today that it is commencing a public offering of senior notes, subject to market and other conditions.
  • The notes will be issued by Crown Castle.
  • Crown Castle intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay outstanding indebtedness under its existing revolving credit facility and pay related fees and expenses.
  • More information about potential risk factors that could affect Crown Castle and its results is included in Crown Castle’s filings with the SEC.

M/C Partners Announces Investment Team Promotions

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Today, M/C Partners , a private equity firm focused on small and mid-size businesses in the digital infrastructure and technology services sector, announced the promotions of Travis Keller to Managing Partner and Arvind Viswanathan to Vice President.

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  • Today, M/C Partners , a private equity firm focused on small and mid-size businesses in the digital infrastructure and technology services sector, announced the promotions of Travis Keller to Managing Partner and Arvind Viswanathan to Vice President.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230109005094/en/
    “Travis and Arvind have both made a meaningful impact on the firm and our portfolio companies,” said Gillis Cashman, Managing Partner, M/C Partners.
  • Arvind Viswanathan joined the firm in 2018 and focuses on investment opportunities in the communications and technology services sectors.
  • He currently serves as a Board Observer for Ascend Technologies, C3 Integrated Solutions, Connectivity Wireless and Edafio Technology Partners.

TA Advisory FZ LLC: Main Fortenova equityholder takes action in Netherlands court to prevent “corporate power grab” by second-largest equityholder

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Monday, January 9, 2023

On January 3, 2023, Fortenova called a meeting of Fortenova’s depositary receipts holders, scheduled for January 12.

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  • On January 3, 2023, Fortenova called a meeting of Fortenova’s depositary receipts holders, scheduled for January 12.
  • This seeks to block the proposed changes and to commence an investigation of Fortenova management’s conduct.
  • Mr Alketbi is also calling on other depositary receipt holders in Fortenova to protect their own rights in Fortenova.
  • Mr Alketbi is advised by lawyers TA Advisory in Dubai, as well as legal counsel in other jurisdictions.

Vymo Releases Comprehensive Guide to Sales Engagement, states "In 2023, AI will be able to intelligently guess customers' financial needs and shorten sales cycles."

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Vymo, the Gartner-recognized sales engagement platform of choice for financial service institutions, has released a new report on how banks & insurance companies empower their workforces with insights & data to solve complex customer problems. With more than 300,000 sellers using Vymo, the guide captures the depth of sales engagement and how it can help a sales organization improve sales effectiveness bottom-up.

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  • With more than 300,000 sellers using Vymo, the guide captures the depth of sales engagement and how it can help a sales organization improve sales effectiveness bottom-up.
  • While the pandemic accelerated the digitization of customer interactions and internal operations, FSIs need to be faster in adopting new technology.
  • Companies like Berkshire Hathaway, AIA, BNP Paribas, and Generali have deployed Vymo to capture customer engagement activities automatically, removing the need for manual sales reporting.
  • A sales engagement solution like Vymo is like an intelligent, digital Rolodex for today's sellers."

Vymo Releases Comprehensive Guide to Sales Engagement, states "In 2023, AI will be able to intelligently guess customers' financial needs and shorten sales cycles."

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

SINGAPORE, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Vymo, the Gartner-recognized sales engagement platform of choice for financial service institutions, has released a new report on how banks & insurance companies empower their workforces with insights & data to solve complex customer problems. With more than 300,000 sellers using Vymo, the guide captures the depth of sales engagement and how it can help a sales organization improve sales effectiveness bottom-up.

Key Points: 
  • With more than 300,000 sellers using Vymo, the guide captures the depth of sales engagement and how it can help a sales organization improve sales effectiveness bottom-up.
  • While the pandemic accelerated the digitization of customer interactions and internal operations, FSIs need to be faster in adopting new technology.
  • Rajesh Sabhlok, Managing Director - Asia Pacific, Vymo, says, "Selling is as much an art as it is a science.
  • Vymo's sales engagement guide serves as a primer to enterprises wanting to deepen their understanding of sales engagement."

The top 5 Best Places to Work in Romania for 2022 revealed

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

LONDON, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Servier, Medist Group, Comdata, Alten, Cetelem are recognized as the top 5 best places to work in Romania for 2022 according to the annual prestigious "Best Places to Work" certification program.

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  • LONDON, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Servier, Medist Group, Comdata, Alten, Cetelem are recognized as the top 5 best places to work in Romania for 2022 according to the annual prestigious "Best Places to Work" certification program.
  • Alten Delivery Center Romania came in the fourth position followed by Cetetem Romania, an affiliate of the BNP Paribas Personal Finance.
  • This is an elite group of employers in Romania making sure that their employees are happy, healthy, and enjoy coming to work.
  • Research from this year has shown that leading organizations Romania that have been recognized as Best Places to Work are well-positioned to win the war for talent.

EQS-News: GEA successfully completes share buyback program

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Sunday, January 22, 2023

Düsseldorf (Germany), January 3, 2023 – GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has successfully concluded its share buyback program, amounting to a total of around EUR 300 million in two tranches.

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  • Düsseldorf (Germany), January 3, 2023 – GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft has successfully concluded its share buyback program, amounting to a total of around EUR 300 million in two tranches.
  • “I am pleased with the successful completion of the share buyback program.
  • An ESG component was incorporated into the second tranche of the share buyback program, which was carried out with BNP Paribas and launched in July 2022.
  • GEA uses part of the guaranteed outperformance of the share buyback program, and donated EUR 250,000 to a rainwater harvesting facility in Tanzania that will provide clean water to three schools, among other beneficiaries.

EQS-News: Asklepios Kliniken: Asklepios signs off on first-ever commercial paper program for EUR 500 million

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Sunday, January 22, 2023

Asklepios Kliniken GmbH & Co. KGaA has signed off on the company's first-ever commercial paper (CP) program for EUR 500 million, thus gaining access to an expanded financing market.

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  • Asklepios Kliniken GmbH & Co. KGaA has signed off on the company's first-ever commercial paper (CP) program for EUR 500 million, thus gaining access to an expanded financing market.
  • “The adoption of the commercial paper program should be seen as part of the Asklepios Group’s long-term financing strategy,” says Hafid Rifi, Chief Financial Officer of the Asklepios Group.
  • With the commercial paper program, we are opening up new sources of financing in the short-term range and are thus even better prepared for future macroeconomic challenges,” Rifi continues.
  • The dealers under the program are BNP Paribas, Commerzbank AG, DZ Bank AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg.

Hausfeld Announces Six Senior Promotions Globally

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Amongst other claims, she has been instrumental in bringing and running the opt-out collective actions against Qualcomm, Apple and Google - the latter two for their alleged abusive conduct in relation to the Apple App and Google Play Stores respectively

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  • Amongst other claims, she has been instrumental in bringing and running the opt-out collective actions against Qualcomm, Apple and Google - the latter two for their alleged abusive conduct in relation to the Apple App and Google Play Stores respectively
    We are also pleased to announce 18 further promotions: nine senior associate promotions in Germany, the Netherlands and the UK, and one senior attorney and seven senior staff attorney promotions in the U.S.
  • The 2023 promotions reflect the advancement of some 14% of our attorneys globally.
  • In Germany, Stephan Nitsios and Johannes Wick were promoted to senior associate as was Jantina Hiemstra in the Netherlands.
  • In Germany, Juve awarded Hausfeld as competition law firm of the year in 2022, while Legal 500 Germany continues to rank Hausfeld as a top competition law firm.