The Carlyle Group

DGAP-News: End of additional acceptance period of tender offer for Schaltbau

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:19pm

- Voltage BidCo GmbH (the "Bidder"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of funds advised by The Carlyle Group ("Carlyle"), today announced the result of its voluntary public takeover offer (the "Offer") to all shareholders of Schaltbau Holding AG ("Schaltbau" or the "Company").

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  • - Voltage BidCo GmbH (the "Bidder"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of funds advised by The Carlyle Group ("Carlyle"), today announced the result of its voluntary public takeover offer (the "Offer") to all shareholders of Schaltbau Holding AG ("Schaltbau" or the "Company").
  • The additional acceptance period has commenced on September 28, 2021 and ended on October 11, 2021, 24:00 hours (Frankfurt am Main local time).
  • This announcement is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell shares in the Company.
  • The Offer itself as well as its terms and conditions and further provisions concerning the Offer are set out in the offer document.

Sedgwick selects CCC Intelligent Solutions' mobile and AI-powered claims capabilities to deliver on clients' vision for digital end-to-end auto appraisal experiences

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 4:15pm

The agreement will help redefine Sedgwick's auto appraisal capabilities, enabling the auto claims services provider to offer clients the next steps towards a digital end-to-end automobile physical damage evaluation experience, streamlining and improving their policyholder experiences.

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  • The agreement will help redefine Sedgwick's auto appraisal capabilities, enabling the auto claims services provider to offer clients the next steps towards a digital end-to-end automobile physical damage evaluation experience, streamlining and improving their policyholder experiences.
  • Sedgwick will leverage CCC's suite of cloud-based AI solutions, helping its clients deliver an enhanced digital experience from first notice of loss to resolution.
  • "The CCC advantage combines leading AI and vast network connections to help our customers scale their business, deliver differentiated value, and achieve better business outcomes.
  • We're excited to provide Sedgwick with the technology and tools to support its next phase of growth in the auto appraisal space."

Net Health Agreement with MIMEDX Streamlines Complex Insurance Benefits Verifications

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 12:00pm

Through the agreement, hospital and outpatient wound care providers can quickly and efficiently submit electronic insurance verification forms and secure approvals for MIMEDX tissue-based products.

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  • Through the agreement, hospital and outpatient wound care providers can quickly and efficiently submit electronic insurance verification forms and secure approvals for MIMEDX tissue-based products.
  • Net Health Wound Care, formerly WoundExpert, is the company's proprietary web-based electronic health record (EHR) platform for wound care management.
  • Utilizing the Connections Module to submit insurance verification forms for MIMEDX products brings important benefits and value to both companies' customers.
  • Electronically submitting insurance verification forms for MIMEDX products is included for Net Health Wound Care customers at no cost and will be available nationally starting in October.

HITEC Recognizes Tech Industry Trailblazers as Hall of Fame Inductees During the HITEC Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 3:30pm

CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HITEC announced today the four 2021 Hall of Fame inductees.

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PK Receives HITRUST CSF Certification for Data Security Excellence

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

"In the past year, the industry has seen unprecedented data breaches that highlighted widespread vulnerabilities.

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  • "In the past year, the industry has seen unprecedented data breaches that highlighted widespread vulnerabilities.
  • PK is steadfastly committed to continuously strengthening our security strategies to ensure confidential, sensitive and proprietary information is protected," said Tom Mitchell, Executive Vice President, Global Delivery at PK.
  • "Our mission is to always conduct proper due diligence, deliver sustained value to our clients and accelerate business outcomes, while meeting data security requirements.
  • Designing and engineering to protect against next-generation data breaches is critical for enterprises looking to modernize their information security strategies in the post-pandemic era.

DGAP-News: Carlyle announces intention to launch Public Delisting Offer for remaining Schaltbau shares

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 9:03am

- Voltage BidCo GmbH ("Voltage BidCo") today announced its intention to launch a public delisting tender offer ("Offer") for all shares of Schaltbau Holding AG ("Schaltbau" or the "Company") for all outstanding shares of Schaltbau Holding AG ("Schaltbau" or the "Company") not already held by Voltage BidCo following the settlement of the takeover offer dated as of 25 August 2021 ("Takeover Offer").

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  • - Voltage BidCo GmbH ("Voltage BidCo") today announced its intention to launch a public delisting tender offer ("Offer") for all shares of Schaltbau Holding AG ("Schaltbau" or the "Company") for all outstanding shares of Schaltbau Holding AG ("Schaltbau" or the "Company") not already held by Voltage BidCo following the settlement of the takeover offer dated as of 25 August 2021 ("Takeover Offer").
  • Carlyle is convinced that the long-term growth strategy can best be achieved after a potential delisting of the Schaltbau shares.
  • The planned delisting may have extensive and lasting consequences for the Schaltbau shares and remaining shareholders of Schaltbau.
  • Schaltbau shareholders who will not accept the Offer will, after effectiveness of the delisting application, no longer have access to a regulated market for the Schaltbau shares, which may detrimentally affect the ability to trade in Schaltbau shares.

Rigetti Computing, a Global Leader in Full-Stack Quantum Computing, Announces Plans to Become Publicly Traded via Merger with Supernova Partners Acquisition Company II

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 1:00pm

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigetti & Co., Inc. ("Rigetti"), a pioneer in full-stack quantum computing, announced today it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Supernova Partners Acquisition Company II, Ltd. ("Supernova II") (NYSE:SNII), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company. When the transaction closes, the publicly traded company will be named Rigetti Computing, Inc. and its common stock is expected to be listed on the NYSE under the ticker "RGTI."

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  • BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Rigetti & Co., Inc. ("Rigetti"), a pioneer in full-stack quantum computing, announced today it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Supernova Partners Acquisition Company II, Ltd. ("Supernova II") (NYSE:SNII), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company.
  • Scalability has been among the largest hurdles to bringing quantum computing to market, and Rigetti introduced its scalable superconducting chips in June 2021.
  • The company has operated quantum computers over the cloud since 2017 and serves global enterprise, government, and research clients through its Rigetti Quantum Cloud Services platform.
  • The company designs and manufactures its chips in-house at Fab-1, the industry's only dedicated and integrated quantum device manufacturing facility.

Public Sector Veteran James Stavridis, USN, (Ret), PhD Joins Fortinet Board of Directors

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

Admiral Stavridis brings tremendous public sector experience and cybersecurity innovation insights to add even further depth to our leadership team.

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  • Admiral Stavridis brings tremendous public sector experience and cybersecurity innovation insights to add even further depth to our leadership team.
  • Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the addition of Admiral James Stavridis, USN, (Ret), PhD to the companys Board of Directors , adding further global cybersecurity collaboration insights and depth of expertise to the Board.
  • Fortinet has not independently verified statements or certifications herein attributed to third parties and Fortinet does not independently endorse such statements.
  • Fortinet assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, and expressly disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

Driving the Energy Transition Forward - Amp's Massachusetts Solar Arrays Reach Commercial Operation with its Proprietary Digital Energy Platform, Amp X - Leveraging its Virtual Power Plant Trading Platform

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

With this innovative technology, Amp is able to reduce operating expenses and maximize market participation resulting in a reduced cost of energy, higher asset value, and a greener, cleaner grid.

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  • With this innovative technology, Amp is able to reduce operating expenses and maximize market participation resulting in a reduced cost of energy, higher asset value, and a greener, cleaner grid.
  • The Amp X platform enables the systems to provide autonomous demand response solutions, maximizing program revenues, while participating in wholesale markets.
  • As well as the Virtual Power Plant, Amp X's proprietary technology platform includes a revolutionary Smart Transformer and a behind-the-meter digital energy assistant which are both seeing their initial deployments in the UK this year.
  • Alongside Amp X, our proprietary disruptive grid-edge technology platform utilizing artificial intelligence expertise, we are reimagining the grid and leading the Energy Transition.

Andreas Wesner new Managing Director in Catella Real Estate AG

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 9:23am

STOCKHOLM, Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Andreas Wesner has been appointed as Managing Director and spokesperson at Catella Real Estate AG (CREAG).

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  • STOCKHOLM, Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Andreas Wesner has been appointed as Managing Director and spokesperson at Catella Real Estate AG (CREAG).
  • Andreas Wesner has long and extensive experience from the German and European property market and regulated fund operations.
  • The open-end fund operation is active in the areas of real estate fund management and real estate investment advice.
  • Andreas Wesner will take up the position as Managing Director at CREAG on 1stApril 2022.