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Hormel Health Labs Revolutionizes Dysphagia Diet Baking with new THICK & EASY® TEXTURE MODIFIED BREAD AND DESSERT MIX

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 1:00pm

AUSTIN, Minn., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hormel Health Labs introduced today THICK & EASY TEXTURE MODIFIED BREAD AND DESSERT MIX, making consumption of bread products easier for those with swallowing difficulties, medically referred to as dysphagia.

Key Points: 
  • AUSTIN, Minn., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hormel Health Labs introduced today THICK & EASY TEXTURE MODIFIED BREAD AND DESSERT MIX, making consumption of bread products easier for those with swallowing difficulties, medically referred to as dysphagia.
  • "Our Thick & EasyTexture-Modified Bread and Dessert Mix offers people with dysphagiaa way to enjoy great-tasting bread and desserts with delight and comfort.
  • Hormel Health Labs has made it a priority to create nutritional products that make dining easier for those challenged by dysphagia, and THICK & EASY TEXTURE MODIFIED BREAD AND DESSERT MIX is its latest solution.
  • THICK & EASY TEXTURE MODIFIED BREAD AND DESSERT MIX comes in pre-made loafs equaling 16 slices per loaf.

NHS Artificial Intelligence provider reports 160% growth, promising to transform healthcare with better data

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:59pm

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- RwHealth , the leading provider of Artificial Intelligenceto the healthcare industry, has reported 160%year-on-year growth as its data-led solutions are increasingly embraced by NHS trusts, private healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- RwHealth , the leading provider of Artificial Intelligenceto the healthcare industry, has reported 160%year-on-year growth as its data-led solutions are increasingly embraced by NHS trusts, private healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies.
  • RwHealth's Data Science Platform combines Artificial Intelligence (AI)andMachine Learning to give healthcare providers in-depth data to make better decisions and improve patient outcomes.
  • By using RwHealth's analytical capabilitiesto make predictions, model treatment options, improve safety and increase efficiency, clinicians can deliver better, more widespread care.
  • In September 2020, NHSX , the organisation driving digital transformation inhealth and social care, announced a 250m investment into AI in UK healthcare.

Hasbro Redeems 2.60% Notes due November 19, 2022

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 3:30pm

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that it redeemed all of its 2.60% notes due November 19, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that it redeemed all of its 2.60% notes due November 19, 2022.
  • The 2022 Notes with an aggregate principal amount of $300 million were redeemed for a redemption price equal to 100% of the principal amount of the 2022 Notes plus a "make-whole" premium calculated as set forth in the 2022 Notes and the Notes Indenture, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon.
  • In March 2022, Hasbro redeemed its May 15, 2021 notes with an aggregate principal amount of $300 million.
  • Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to making the world a better place for all children, fans and families.

Onex Partners and BPEA Complete Offering of Clarivate Shares

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 10:00pm

TORONTO and HONG KONG, Sept. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Onex Corporation (“Onex”) (TSX: ONEX), Baring Private Equity Asia (“BPEA”) and their affiliated funds (together the “Group”), today announced they have sold 25 million ordinary shares of Clarivate plc (“Clarivate”) (NYSE: CLVT) at a price of $25.25 per share. In addition, the underwriters were granted a 30-day option to purchase up to 3.75 million ordinary shares from the Group. Clarivate is a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation.

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  • At the purchase price and before the underwriters option, net proceeds to the Group were approximately $630million, of which Onex share was approximately $120million as a Limited Partner in Onex Partners IV and as a co-investor.
  • With offices in Toronto, New York, New Jersey, Boston and London, Onex and its experienced management teams are collectively the largest investors across Onex platforms.
  • Onex shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol ONEX.
  • BPEA is a responsible investor that seeks to create value for all stakeholders through a sustainable approach to investing.

One Rock Capital Partners Hires Allison L. Spector as Head of ESG

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:30pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --One Rock Capital Partners, LLC ("One Rock"), a value-oriented, operationally focused private equity firm, today announced that Allison L. Spector has joined the firm as Head of ESG.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --One Rock Capital Partners, LLC ("One Rock"), a value-oriented, operationally focused private equity firm, today announced that Allison L. Spector has joined the firm as Head of ESG.
  • Based in New York, Ms. Spector will lead and implement One Rock's ESG initiatives at both the firm and portfolio company levels.
  • "ESG plays an increasingly important role in the private equity industry and One Rock's commitment to leadership in this area is evident," said Ms. Spector.
  • "I am excited to join the One Rock team and look forward to developing, strengthening and expanding our ESG strategy."

VF Corporation and Redress Announce 2021 Winner of World’s Largest Sustainable Fashion Design Competition

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 6:02pm

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, continued its three-year partnership with environmental charity Redress, announcing the 2021 winner of the Redress Design Award.

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  • VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, continued its three-year partnership with environmental charity Redress, announcing the 2021 winner of the Redress Design Award.
  • As the worlds largest sustainable fashion design competition, the Redress Design Award reflects VFs continuous drive to innovate and foster the next generation of forward-thinking, environmentally-conscious designers in the apparel and footwear industry.
  • Its refreshing to work hand-in-hand with VF on transforming fashion from the design board up, said Christina Dean, the founder of Redress.
  • The Redress Design Award is the worlds largest sustainable fashion design competition working to educate emerging fashion designers around the world about sustainable design theories and techniques in order to drive the shift towards a circular fashion system.

Republic Services Certified as Great Place to Work® for Fifth Consecutive Year

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 2:04pm

PHOENIX, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has been certified as a Great Place to Work for the fifth consecutive year, and for the first time, the Company was named one of the 2021 PEOPLE Companies that Care by Great Place to Work and PEOPLE magazine.

Key Points: 
  • PHOENIX, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has been certified as a Great Place to Work for the fifth consecutive year, and for the first time, the Company was named one of the 2021 PEOPLE Companies that Care by Great Place to Work and PEOPLE magazine.
  • "Republic Services is a place where the best people come to work and achieve their potential," said Jon Vander Ark, president and CEO.
  • Eighty percent of Republic employees ranked the Company as a great place to work during the two-week survey period.
  • Great Place to Work selected the Companies that Care by gathering and analyzing confidential survey responses from more than 5 million employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations.

Hasbro to Participate in the Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Communacopia Conference

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 6:48pm

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that Brian Goldner, chairman and chief executive officer, Deborah Thomas, chief financial officer and Darren Throop, chief executive officer, eOne will participate in the upcoming Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Communacopia Conference on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 9:30AM Eastern.

Key Points: 
  • Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that Brian Goldner, chairman and chief executive officer, Deborah Thomas, chief financial officer and Darren Throop, chief executive officer, eOne will participate in the upcoming Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Communacopia Conference on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 9:30AM Eastern.
  • Please contact the conference host firm for additional details.
  • Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to making the world a better place for all children, fans and families.
  • Important business and brand updates are routinely shared on our Investor Relations website, Newsroom and social channels (@Hasbro on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.)

Hormel Foods to Webcast Presentation at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Virtual Conference

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 10:00pm

To view a live webcast of the event, go to the company's website, http://www.hormelfoods.com , click on Investors, and you will find a link to the webcast.

Key Points: 
  • To view a live webcast of the event, go to the company's website, http://www.hormelfoods.com , click on Investors, and you will find a link to the webcast.
  • If you are unable to listen to the live webcast, an archived version will be available at the above-mentioned website for one year following the presentation.
  • Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenue across more than 80 countries worldwide.
  • Its brands include Planters, SKIPPY, SPAM, Hormel Natural Choice, Applegate, Justin's, Wholly, Hormel Black Label, Columbus and more than 30 other beloved brands.

SAI360 and Baring Private Equity Asia to Accelerate Investment in Cloud-First GRC Platform Following the Strategic Sale of SAI Global Assurance to Intertek

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 8:50pm

SAI Global Assurance previously formed part of the wider SAI Global Group owned by funds affiliated with the private equity firm Baring Private Equity Asia ("BPEA").

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  • SAI Global Assurance previously formed part of the wider SAI Global Group owned by funds affiliated with the private equity firm Baring Private Equity Asia ("BPEA").
  • Following the sale, the SAI360 Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) platform business will rebrand as SAI360, unifying its name, logo, market presence, and identity around its cloud-first SAI360 platform.
  • "After the strategic sale of SAI Global Assurance, we now have a world-class GRC platform in SAI360 which commands a strong reputation in the market.
  • Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) is one of Asia's largest private alternative investment firms, with assets under management of USD27 billion.