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DGAP-News: EQT AB: EQT Private Equity announces voluntary public takeover offer for all zooplus shares with the intention to create a Strategic Partnership with zooplus

Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 1:24am

The Takeover Offer will be made in connection with an investment agreement which was concluded today between Pet BidCo and zooplus (the "Investment Agreement").

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  • The Takeover Offer will be made in connection with an investment agreement which was concluded today between Pet BidCo and zooplus (the "Investment Agreement").
  • EQT Private Equity is also fully committed to supporting the broadening of the Company's platform beyond its current offering.
  • The Management and Supervisory Board of zooplus welcome EQT Private Equity's offer.
  • This publication is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell shares in zooplus AG.

DGAP-News: zooplus announces voluntary public takeover offer by EQT at EUR 470 per share

Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 1:24am

Munich, September 25, 2021. zooplus, the leading European online pet platform, welcomes the voluntary public takeover offer by EQT, a global investment organization, at an offer price of EUR 470 per zooplus share in cash.

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  • Munich, September 25, 2021. zooplus, the leading European online pet platform, welcomes the voluntary public takeover offer by EQT, a global investment organization, at an offer price of EUR 470 per zooplus share in cash.
  • This represents an EUR 10 increase compared to the voluntary public takeover offer published by Hellman & Friedman ("H&F") on September 14, 2021, and a 69 percent premium to the unaffected share price of zooplus as of August 12, 2021, the day before H&F announced such voluntary public takeover offer for the company.
  • EQT's offer of EUR 470 per zooplus share in cash implies a diluted equity valuation of approximately EUR 3.6 billion.
  • In case of a successful closing of the offer, EQT intends to delist zooplus sometime following the closing.

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Selects EarlyBird as an Approved Literacy Screening Assessment

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:01pm

After careful review, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has chosen EarlyBird as an approved early literacy screening assessment .

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  • After careful review, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has chosen EarlyBird as an approved early literacy screening assessment .
  • EarlyBird, which is used by schools and districts across Massachusetts and the U.S., met all of the criteria established by the Massachusetts DESE.
  • Approved early literacy screening assessments are required to be valid and reliable, scientifically based, brief, able to be administered three times per year, and code- and meaning-based and/or a Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN) assessment.
  • Thats why we developed EarlyBird, said Carla Small, co-founder and CEO of the Massachusetts-based EarlyBird Education.

Nikon Introduces the Next Generation of MONARCH: The M7 and M5 Series of Binoculars Offer Maximum Clarity, Comfort & Durability

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Nikon Inc. unveiled the next generation of the acclaimed MONARCH family of binoculars, the new M7 and M5 series.

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  • MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Nikon Inc. unveiled the next generation of the acclaimed MONARCH family of binoculars, the new M7 and M5 series.
  • The MONARCH M series binoculars take that performance to a new level, pushing resolution, brightness and field of view to the extremes.
  • The new MONARCH M5 series of binoculars has been completely redesigned with clean, straight lines, and a rubber-armored body for durability and grip.
  • Rubber armoring for shock resistance and a firm, comfortable grip
    The Nikon MONARCH M7 and M5 series of binoculars will be available in early October.

AdOne launching - A new joint venture of FPT AdTrue and OneSoft studio

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:28am

But one industry in particular has still been showing its non-stop thriving development - the Mobile Game/ Apps industry.

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  • But one industry in particular has still been showing its non-stop thriving development - the Mobile Game/ Apps industry.
  • The North and Eastern of Europe is becoming a worth-considering market with prominent countries with potential production capability such as Turkey.
  • This unstoppable acceleration also leads to a rocketing rise in human resources, with 800,000 new developers entering the market each year.
  • Recognizing the industry potential that the market has yet to notice from talented Mobile Game developers and SMEs with creative ideas but lack of support, AdOne Joint Stock Company - a joint venture between FPT AdTrue and OneSoft - was officially established on August 25, 2021.

Ducks Unlimited Canada launches $3-million initiative to conserve critical wetland habitat along the Wolastoq

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:41pm

This conservation investment of $3 million over 10 years represents the largest investment by DUC on a single habitat initiative in Atlantic Canada.

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  • This conservation investment of $3 million over 10 years represents the largest investment by DUC on a single habitat initiative in Atlantic Canada.
  • At 673 kilometres long, the Wolastoq is the largest river in the Maritimes and includes 49,400 acres (20,000 hectares) of floodplain wetlands.
  • Partnering with Wabanaki Tree Spirit Tours & Events to conduct an annual traditional wild rice harvest at wetland projects along the Wolastoq.
  • For more information, visit the Wetlands for the Wolastoq page on our website: www.ducks.ca/our-work/wolastoq-wetlands/
    Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation.

The TIAA Bank Reach for the Peak Excursion Will Send a Lucky Winner and a Guest to Colorado this December for the 2021 Xfinity Birds of Prey World Cup

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 7:40pm

The Birds of Prey World Cup is an unforgettable experience for fans and spectators.

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  • The Birds of Prey World Cup is an unforgettable experience for fans and spectators.
  • One Grand Prize winner and a guest will receive VIP tickets to each day of the 2021 Xfinity Birds of Prey World Cup, roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations and ground transportation.
  • "The Birds of Prey World Cup is an unforgettable experience for fans and spectators," said Steve Fischer, chief executive officer and president of TIAA Bank.
  • TIAA Bank is the official bank of the Vail Valley Foundation and the 2021 Xfinity Birds of Prey World Cup.

Ecopark launches world's greenest residential complex

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 10:00am

Ecopark City, Vietnam, Sept 20, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Ecopark has launched Swan Lake Residences, world's largest onsen complex spanning 3,000 sqm, and the first of its kind in Vietnam.

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  • Ecopark City, Vietnam, Sept 20, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Ecopark has launched Swan Lake Residences, world's largest onsen complex spanning 3,000 sqm, and the first of its kind in Vietnam.
  • Ecopark is Vietnam's role model for a green residential complex, the largest of its kind in the country.
  • Perfect for people requiring exceptional living conditions for mental well-being, the total capacity of the Ecopark Project is about 110,000 residents.
  • Ecopark launches Vietnam's largest residential complex (Hanoi, 9/2021).

Nation’s Leading Nuisance Wildlife Company Announces New Location in Seattle, WA

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 9:07pm

SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Trutech Wildlife Service, the nations leading nuisance wildlife company, is excited to announce the opening of a new location in Seattle.

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  • SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Trutech Wildlife Service, the nations leading nuisance wildlife company, is excited to announce the opening of a new location in Seattle.
  • As the leading nuisance wildlife company in the country, we look forward to the opportunity to provide safe, humane wildlife control.
  • Trutech Wildlife Service established standards of ethical and humane wildlife removal and control and will uphold these standards in Seattle.
  • Trutech Wildlife Service always offers free inspections for wildlife removal and control of raccoons, rats and mice, bats, birds, squirrels and other nuisance wildlife.

Infamous cormorant hunting season starts again

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:37pm

Today is the second day of Ontarios Double-crested cormorant hunting season, a hunt that has been widely criticized by scientists, wildlife advocates, cottagers and concerned members of the public as being unwanted, unnecessary, and without scientific merit.

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  • Today is the second day of Ontarios Double-crested cormorant hunting season, a hunt that has been widely criticized by scientists, wildlife advocates, cottagers and concerned members of the public as being unwanted, unnecessary, and without scientific merit.
  • The first cormorant hunting season in the fall of 2020 generated reports of random killing of the birds, piles of bodies being dumped on roadsides and small colonies being targeted.
  • People of all stripes, including members of the hunting and angling community, have spoken out against the hunt.
  • Liz White, Executive Director of Animal Alliance of Canada, adds, The hunting season allows licensed hunters to kill up to 15 cormorants per day for the duration of the 3 month hunt.