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J.M. Huber Corporation Signs Agreement to Acquire the Biolchim Group From NB Renaissance, Chequers Capital and Management Team

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:00pm

Huber Corporation (Huber)a global, family-owned specialty engineered materials manufacturing companyannounced today that it has signed a binding agreement to acquire full control of the Biolchim Group from NB Renaissance, Chequers Capital and the Biolchim Group management team.

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  • Huber Corporation (Huber)a global, family-owned specialty engineered materials manufacturing companyannounced today that it has signed a binding agreement to acquire full control of the Biolchim Group from NB Renaissance, Chequers Capital and the Biolchim Group management team.
  • All the companies in the Biolchim Groupincluding Biolchim S.p.A, Cifo, Ilsa S.p.A, Matcsa Kft, and West Coast Marine-Bio Processing Corp.are within the scope of the purchase.
  • The Biolchim Group operates eight production plants globally and its productsbiostimulants, trace elements, and water soluble, liquid and foliar fertilizersare present in over 70 countries worldwide.
  • Upon close of the sale, the Biolchim Group will become part of Huber Engineered Materials (HEM), a company within the Huber portfolio of businesses.

Grain Trade Re-Invented: global Agri-Tech provider Agro.Club enters Brazil

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 2:12pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In line with its international expansion strategy, Agro.Club, a global AgTech solutions provider, announces its expansion into Brazil.

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In line with its international expansion strategy, Agro.Club, a global AgTech solutions provider, announces its expansion into Brazil.
  • Its Full Stack B2B Grain Marketplace serves a vast unmet demand for grain trade digitalization, by making it more transparent, efficient, and risk-free for all players involved.
  • Brazil is the fourth largest food producer in the world with the Agricultural sector contributing approximately 5.9% of the country's GDP.
  • Brazil is one of the largest global producers of soybeans, corn, and sugarcane.

Business Coach and founder of OneSMRA Rhys says: "Family businesses can grow with the winds of change caused by the pandemic"

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 9:00am

LISBON, Portugal, Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- While COVID-19 devastated many organizations, family businesses have resisted amid COVID-19 and are poised to lead the post-pandemic recovery, according to PwC's 2021 Family Business Survey. 80% of family businesses, the most common form of business organization in any world economy, made staff work from home and 25% reorganized production to meet demand related to pandemic.

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  • Only a third of family businesses had to cut dividends, and 20% needed access to additional capital as reported by PwC.
  • Family businesses need a real mindset change if they want to grow with the winds of change caused by the pandemic."
  • As globalization and digital transformation disrupt business, how family businesses retain or hold a purpose can make a real difference," the founder of OneSMRA Rhys Li added.
  • I help businesses and individualsalike find or sustain a purpose, improve processes, implement strategic systems, and increase efficiency while reducing risk," Risk Management Coach and the founder of OneSMRA Rhys Li said.

Lineage Logistics Announces Acquisition of Spanish Transport and Cold-Store Operator Grupo Fuentes

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 6:00am

Lineage Logistics, LLC (Lineage or the Company), one of the worlds leading temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions providers, today announced its intention to acquire Grupo Fuentes, a major operator of transport and cold storage facilities, headquartered in Murcia, Spain.

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  • Lineage Logistics, LLC (Lineage or the Company), one of the worlds leading temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions providers, today announced its intention to acquire Grupo Fuentes, a major operator of transport and cold storage facilities, headquartered in Murcia, Spain.
  • Grupo Fuentes operates a fleet of over 500 vehicles and trailers, 6 logistics centers, a cold storage warehouse, and services supporting those facilities.
  • Grupo Fuentes will accelerate our ongoing expansion into transport services, which will enable us to deliver end-to-end solutions for our customers throughout the Lineage network and Europe broadly.
  • The acquisition of Grupo Fuentes and its transport fleet is a complement to Lineages recent expansion of its European warehouse facilities.

Ageras Pushes Into Europe’s Largest Market, Buying German Neo-Bank Kontist

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 7:00am

This acquisition is a critical step in Ageras growth, said Ageras Co-founder and CEO Rico Andersen.

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  • This acquisition is a critical step in Ageras growth, said Ageras Co-founder and CEO Rico Andersen.
  • Kontist has created the best product in Europes largest market.
  • Kontist Founder and Co-CEO Christopher Plantener will continue working for Kontist under Ageras.
  • Andersen added: Buying Kontist not only gives us the strongest product in Germany but also fits into our long-term plan.

DGAP-News: ENCAVIS AG refinances solar park portfolio in the Netherlands

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 6:02am

Hamburg, July 28, 2022 Hamburg-based wind and solar park operator Encavis AG listed on the MDAX of Deutsche Brse AG (Prime Standard; ISIN: DE0006095003, stock exchange symbol: ECV) closed again a non-recourse project (re)financing of a portfolio of five solar PV plants located in the Netherlands aggregating to an overall generation capacity of 74 MWp.

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  • Hamburg, July 28, 2022 Hamburg-based wind and solar park operator Encavis AG listed on the MDAX of Deutsche Brse AG (Prime Standard; ISIN: DE0006095003, stock exchange symbol: ECV) closed again a non-recourse project (re)financing of a portfolio of five solar PV plants located in the Netherlands aggregating to an overall generation capacity of 74 MWp.
  • Encavis AG will benefit from an inflow of liquid funds of EUR 33 million in total.
  • Encavis AG (Prime Standard; ISIN: DE0006095003 / ticker symbol: ECV) is a producer of electricity from Renewable Energies listed on the MDAX of Deutsche Brse AG.
  • Within the Encavis Group, Encavis Asset Management AG offers fund services to institutional investors.

Idemitsu Renewables Completes Funding of $61M Tax Equity and Debt Financing for Luciana Solar project

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 6:14pm

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Idemitsu Renewables, the U.S.-based renewable energy business of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd., announced today it has completed funding of tax equity and debt financing for its 73 megawatt Luciana Solar Project in Tulare County, California.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Idemitsu Renewables, the U.S.-based renewable energy business of Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd., announced today it has completed funding of tax equity and debt financing for its 73 megawatt Luciana Solar Project in Tulare County, California.
  • Morgan Stanley Renewables Inc. provided the tax equity.Rabobank provided the debt financing.
  • The 73 megawatt Luciana project began commercial operation in May 2022, and is owned and operated by Idemitsu Renewables.
  • "This project continues our team's legacy of execution from greenfield, financing, construction to operations of utility scale solar projects.

Expert.ai Showcases New Features for the expert.ai Platform

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 1:30pm

BOSTON, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Expert.ai (EXAI: IM), a leading company in artificial intelligence (AI) for language understanding, today announced new features have been added to its natural language (NL) platform, enabling applications to be put into production faster, with the highest accuracy possible and at scale. New capabilities include enhanced active learning to further improve data labeling; pre-trained knowledge models to both accelerate the delivery of NL applications as well as proactively select and quickly validate the desired outputs; and expanded extraction functionalities based on auto-generation rules for extraction.

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  • Annotation is a human-led activity dependent on subject matter experts that determines the overall project scalability and success.
  • These expert.ai Platform enhancements prioritize the need organizations have to develop AI that can work quickly and efficiently in real-world enterprise scenarios."
  • This is because the platform is purpose-built to handle the complexity of unstructured language data.
  • Today, the company unveiled additional Platform enhancements including the following features:
    Active learningto accelerate and improve the efficiency of data labeling.

InvestCloud Supports Rabobank to Bring Digital Financial Planning to All Levels of Wealth

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Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 7:00am

InvestCloud , the global leader in digital transformation for the financial industry, today announced it is supporting Rabobank, one of the Netherlands largest banks, to provide digital financial planning for all its customers, from private banking to retail clients.

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  • InvestCloud , the global leader in digital transformation for the financial industry, today announced it is supporting Rabobank, one of the Netherlands largest banks, to provide digital financial planning for all its customers, from private banking to retail clients.
  • Rabobank shares our belief that everyone should have access to a financial plan, no matter their level of income, said InvestCloud CEO John Wise.
  • Its next-generation product suite InvestCloud X offers end-to-end digitalization of wealth from Digital Communication to Digital Planning to a digital Financial Supermarket that transforms the buying and selling of financial products.
  • InvestCloud is a global company specializing in digital platforms that enable the development of financial solutions, pre-integrated into the Cloud.

Nominations Open for 2022 Rabobank North America Leadership Awards

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Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, July 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank is seeking nominations for its annual North America Leadership Awards, which recognize North American Food & Agribusiness (F&A) companies that excel in industry stewardship, sustainability, and innovation.

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  • North American Food & Agribusiness Companies to be Recognized for Industry Stewardship, Sustainability, and Innovation
    NEW YORK, July 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Rabobank is seeking nominations for its annual North America Leadership Awards, which recognize North American Food & Agribusiness (F&A) companies that excel in industry stewardship, sustainability, and innovation.
  • It has never been more important for companies to showcase their resilience through leadership, flexibility and innovation," said Paul Beiboer, CEO, Rabobank North America.
  • Company nominations for the 2022 Awards across the three categories below will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, August 19, 2022 and must include highlighted initiatives and achievements from June 30, 2021, to June 30, 2022.
  • Rabobank's overarching Award for Excellence in Food & Ag Leadership recognizes a large-scale market leader in North America that has demonstrated great and lasting impact in its sector.