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Expert.ai Named Winner in 2021 API Awards

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:30pm

BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Expert.ai is excited to announce thatthe expert.ai Natural Language(NL) APIhas won a 2021 API Award in the Best API Debutcategory.The 2021 API Awards celebrate the incredible technical innovation, adoption, and reception in the API & microservices industries and use by a global developer community.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Expert.ai is excited to announce thatthe expert.ai Natural Language(NL) APIhas won a 2021 API Award in the Best API Debutcategory.The 2021 API Awards celebrate the incredible technical innovation, adoption, and reception in the API & microservices industries and use by a global developer community.
  • Expert.ai's win here at the 2021 API Awards is evidence of their leading role in the growth of the API Economy," said Jonathan Pasky, Executive Producer & Co-Founder of DevNetwork, producer of API World & the 2021 API Awards.
  • The 2021 API Awards will be presented at the 2021 API Awards Ceremony during API World 2021 Virtual (Oct 26-28, 2021).
  • While waiting for the event and the 2021 API Awards Ceremony, start the conversation on expert.ai's Community site ,collaborate with other API enthusiasts and create new business relationships withresponsiveNL-based API solutions.

Ørsted signs new EUR 2 billion sustainability-linked revolving credit facility

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 7:03am

rsted has today signed a EUR 2.0 billion 5-year sustainability-linked syndicated revolving credit facility with two 1-year extension options.

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  • rsted has today signed a EUR 2.0 billion 5-year sustainability-linked syndicated revolving credit facility with two 1-year extension options.
  • The facility is for general corporate purposes and replaces rsted's existing, undrawn EUR 1.4 billion syndicated revolving credit facility entered into in December 2015.
  • DKK 350 billion investment programme for 2020-2027, which constitute a significant step in achieving rsted's strategic ambition of reaching approx.
  • To meet the associated reporting requirement, rsted will commence reporting according to the new EU taxonomy, which has been created for the purpose of supporting the green transition.

Lineage Logistics Completes Acquisition of Kloosterboer Group

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 7:00am

Lineage Logistics LLC, a leading global temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, has completed its acquisition of Kloosterboer Group, a Netherlands-based, family-owned cold storage company with a strong global footprint.

Key Points: 
  • Lineage Logistics LLC, a leading global temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, has completed its acquisition of Kloosterboer Group, a Netherlands-based, family-owned cold storage company with a strong global footprint.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211006006033/en/
    Lineage's acquisition of Kloosterboer strengthens its ability to serve customers worldwide, including locations in France and Germany, and enhances Lineages value-added services offerings.
  • We welcome the Kloosterboer team to the One Lineage family and are thrilled to unite with an organization that has a nearly 100-year history of being entrepreneurial and customer centric.
  • Lineage Logistics is one of the leading temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions providers worldwide.

California Pizza Kitchen Completes Debt Refinancing Transaction

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:00pm

California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) today announced that it has successfully completed a debt refinancing with a new $195mm Senior Secured Credit Facility with Canyon Partners (Canyon) and Rabobank, resulting in a significant reduction in interest expense and reduced leverage.

Key Points: 
  • California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) today announced that it has successfully completed a debt refinancing with a new $195mm Senior Secured Credit Facility with Canyon Partners (Canyon) and Rabobank, resulting in a significant reduction in interest expense and reduced leverage.
  • Were extremely proud of the progress weve made so far and the resilience our company has shown in the past 18 months, said Jim Hyatt, CEO of California Pizza Kitchen.
  • The future is bright for CPK and we look forward to welcoming more guests into our restaurants to enjoy our famous California inspired cuisine.
  • In 1985, California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) opened its first restaurant in Beverly Hills and introduced diners to innovative California-style pizza.

Calysta Bolsters Senior Team and Board With the Appointment of New CFO and Board Member

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 6:00pm

Keysha Bailey becomes CFO while Rabobank veteran Jacqueline Pieters-Zetsma joins the Board of Directors as an independent non-exec board member.

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  • Keysha Bailey becomes CFO while Rabobank veteran Jacqueline Pieters-Zetsma joins the Board of Directors as an independent non-exec board member.
  • She has over a decade of investment and capital markets experience with J.P. Morgan and Prudential, and was most recently CFO at Rocketship Education in California.
  • Based in The Netherlands, Jacqueline Pieters-Zetsma joins Calystas Board of Directors alongside representatives from Adisseo, bp ventures and Aqua Spark.
  • Keysha commented: Im delighted to be joining Calysta as the company begins a significant new chapter in its history.

Mendix Recognizes Winners of 2021 Customer Impact Awards

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

BOSTON, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mendix , a Siemens business and global leader in low-code application development for the enterprise, today announced the winners of the 2021 Customer Impact Awards.

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  • BOSTON, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mendix , a Siemens business and global leader in low-code application development for the enterprise, today announced the winners of the 2021 Customer Impact Awards.
  • The Customer Impact Award winners were unveiled today at Mendix World 2021 .
  • Mendix World is the perfect sMeetting to showcase the latest in low-code technology, and our Customer Impact Award winners represent shining examples of what low-code excellence looks like," said Derek Roos, CEO and co-founder of Mendix.
  • The winners for the Customer Impact Awards include:
    Rabobank IDB, an online savings bank, built a mobile banking app using Mendix native mobile technology that allows customers in Germany and Belgium to manage their accounts from their phones.

FoodBytes! by Rabobank Announces 45 Standout Food & Agriculture Startups Selected for Pitch 2021 Program

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- FoodBytes! by Rabobank has unveiled the 45 companies selected to participate in its Pitch 2021, an annual multi-week food and agriculture innovation program that drives collaboration between startups, corporate leaders and investors to develop solutions to food system challenges. Since originally launching in 2015, FoodBytes! Pitch has become the go-to experience for startups looking to validate and grow their businesses, generate global industry exposure, and access invaluable mentorship, as well as corporate and investor connections.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to the selected startups for 2021, Rabobank welcomes this year's FoodBytes!
  • Additionally, since 2017, participating corporate members have gone on to directly invest nearly $216 million in the program's alumni.
  • Rabobank is a leading global food and agriculture bank providing sector expertise, strategic counsel and tailored financial solutions to clients across the entire food value chain.
  • food and agriculture innovation platform, Rabobank has built one of the most valuable networks for corporates, investors and startups pioneering sustainable ways to feed the planet.

Mendix Recognizes Winners of 2021 Customer Impact Awards

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

BOSTON, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mendix, a Siemens business and global leader in low-code application development for the enterprise, today announced the winners of the 2021 Customer Impact Awards. These highly competitive awards recognize the achievements of organizations in making transformative change happen through innovative low-code software solutions to complex business challenges in five categories: Customer Experience, Digital Transformation, Digital Workplace, Innovation, and Market Impact.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mendix , a Siemens business and global leader in low-code application development for the enterprise, today announced the winners of the 2021 Customer Impact Awards.
  • The Customer Impact Award winners were unveiled today at Mendix World 2021 .
  • Mendix World is the perfect sMeetting to showcase the latest in low-code technology, and our Customer Impact Award winners represent shining examples of what low-code excellence looks like," said Derek Roos, CEO and co-founder of Mendix.
  • The winners for the Customer Impact Awards include:
    Rabobank IDB, an online savings bank, built a mobile banking app using Mendix native mobile technology that allows customers in Germany and Belgium to manage their accounts from their phones.

Ageras Group Acquires Europe's Leading Invoicing Software Zervant

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 7:35pm

Ageras Group started as the online marketplace Ageras.com (matching SMEs with accountants), but has since acquired accounting software Billy and Tellow, payroll software Salary and lastly Zervant.

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  • Ageras Group started as the online marketplace Ageras.com (matching SMEs with accountants), but has since acquired accounting software Billy and Tellow, payroll software Salary and lastly Zervant.
  • Ageras Group's solutions, including Zervant, have been used by more than 1 million small businesses in total across twelve countries.
  • Based in Helsinki, Finland, Zervant is the leading invoicing software in Europe, focused on nine core markets: France, Germany, United Kingdom, Finland, Sweden, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland and Netherlands.
  • Tesi, Northzone, NFT Ventures, Conor Venture Partners, Fntell and RoosGruppen, the two last of which both invest their proceeds into Ageras Group.

Ronin Equity Partners Consolidates Refrigerated Display Market with Simultaneous Acquisitions of QBD and Minus Forty

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 2:49pm

Ronin Equity Partners has acquired two leading North American manufacturers of commercial refrigeration equipment, QBD and Minus Forty, both located in Canadas Greater Toronto area.

Key Points: 
  • Ronin Equity Partners has acquired two leading North American manufacturers of commercial refrigeration equipment, QBD and Minus Forty, both located in Canadas Greater Toronto area.
  • QBD is a leader in beverage cooler sales and high concept, cost-efficient, and customized refrigerated displays.
  • One of Ronins Managing Partners, Jesse Yao, will become Chief Financial Officer, and two other Ronin executives will hold senior roles.
  • Measured by sales, the combined company will be the number two player in the North American refrigerated display market.