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Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Splunk Inc, the data platform leader for security and observability, last month released its second annual Global Impact Report .

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  • Splunk Inc, the data platform leader for security and observability, last month released its second annual Global Impact Report .
  • Moreover, growing concerns regarding the quality of data and complexity in extracting data from various sources hamper the growth of the market.
  • Furthermore, growth in adoption of AI in data extraction and emerging trends of adopting virtual data warehousing are anticipated to provide lucrative opportunities for the market expansion during the forecast period."
  • 1 rankings in Buyer Intent Data, Sales Intelligence, Market Intelligence, Marketing Account Intelligence, Account Data Management, Lead Intelligence, Email Verification, Data Quality, and 21 other categories.

Griffin Global Asset Management Signs Amendment, and Upsizing of Warehouse Facility to $1.6 Billion of Capacity

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Griffin Global Asset Management DAC and Griffin Global Asset Management (Servicer) LLC (together, “Griffin”) announced today that on December 27, 2022 Palisade Aviation Holdings Warehouse, Ltd. and Palisade Aviation Holdings Warehouse, LLC (together, the “Borrowers”), signed an amendment, and upsizing transaction for its senior secured warehouse facility, which now has a committed amount of $1,600,000,0000 (the “Facility”).

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  • DUBLIN, Ireland, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Griffin Global Asset Management DAC and Griffin Global Asset Management (Servicer) LLC (together, “Griffin”) announced today that on December 27, 2022 Palisade Aviation Holdings Warehouse, Ltd. and Palisade Aviation Holdings Warehouse, LLC (together, the “Borrowers”), signed an amendment, and upsizing transaction for its senior secured warehouse facility, which now has a committed amount of $1,600,000,0000 (the “Facility”).
  • The initial Facility had $1,000,000,000 of capacity and was awarded the Airline Economics Global Editor’s Deal of the Year Award for 2021.
  • “As the Griffin platform continues to grow, it is enabled through the continued support from our lending group.
  • We are happy to announce the increase in Facility size, as well as the addition of Bank of Montreal to this group,” said John Beekman, Chief Financial Officer of Griffin.

VEON appoints PricewaterhouseCoopers as the Dutch statutory financial statement auditors

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Amsterdam, 11 January 2023 – VEON Ltd. (Nasdaq: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) (“VEON” or, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online services, announces the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers Accountants N.V. as the Dutch statutory financial statement auditors for the year ended December 31, 2022.

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  • Amsterdam, 11 January 2023 – VEON Ltd. (Nasdaq: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) (“VEON” or, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online services, announces the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers Accountants N.V. as the Dutch statutory financial statement auditors for the year ended December 31, 2022.
  • The Company notes that due to the military conflict in Ukraine and its consequences, it is unlikely that the audit of the 2022 Dutch financial statements can be completed within the statutory deadline of 30 April 2023.
  • Forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, many of which VEON cannot predict with accuracy and some of which VEON might not even anticipate.
  • The forward-looking statements contained in this release speak only as of the date of this release.

Dr. Marliyyah A. Mahmood discusses the Impact of Technology on Women in Northern Nigeria

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Monday, January 2, 2023

ABUJA, NG, Jan 2, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - Dr. Marliyyah A. Mahmood, Women In Tech and Project Manager for Startup AREWA, discusses how technology is enabling and enhancing women's empowerment in Northern Nigeria.

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  • ABUJA, NG, Jan 2, 2023 - (ACN Newswire) - Dr. Marliyyah A. Mahmood, Women In Tech and Project Manager for Startup AREWA, discusses how technology is enabling and enhancing women's empowerment in Northern Nigeria.
  • Dr. Marliyyah A. Mahmood, Women In Tech, Project Manager for Startup AREWA, spoke on how technology is enabling and enhancing women's empowerment in Northern Nigeria.
  • Despite this, Nigerian women (particularly those in the northern region) have not been able to change the long-standing status that society accords to women.
  • How many women and members of underrepresented groups actually have access to such technology is still an open subject.

Safe-T Group: NetNut Strengthens its Presence in the Price Comparison Market with New Travel-Industry Customers

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Wednesday, December 28, 2022

These new customers will be utilizing NetNut’s solutions to improve their price comparison capabilities and offer their users seamless and competitive business analysis and increased productivity.

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  • These new customers will be utilizing NetNut’s solutions to improve their price comparison capabilities and offer their users seamless and competitive business analysis and increased productivity.
  • These new partnerships will allow NetNut to tap into the growing PWC marketplace and further establish itself as a leading provider of proxy solutions.
  • "We are pleased to partner with new customers in the price comparison website market, as it allows us to further strengthen our presence in the travel industry, a competitive market for our customers.
  • NetNut recently announced it has doubled its usage volume and processed over 36 billion customer's requests.

EQS-News: Wolford AG: Wolford AG Completes Management Team

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Sunday, December 18, 2022

On December 1, Valentina Rainone (44) started work at Wolford AG as Head of Finance.

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  • On December 1, Valentina Rainone (44) started work at Wolford AG as Head of Finance.
  • She will complete all the tasks of a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) without being a direct member of the Executive Board.
  • Wolford AG will continue to be managed by a two-member management board: Alongside Silvia Azzali, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) since November 2019, Paul Kotrba is acting as Chief Operation Officer (COO) on an interim basis.
  • As COO of Wolford he will be in charge of Supply Chain and Production, Legal, Investor Relations, IT, as well as of the Project Management Office.

UJET Research Reveals Chatbots Increase Frustration for 80% of Consumers

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

UJET, Inc. , the worlds most advanced contact center platform, today released new research revealing that 80% of consumers report increased frustration levels from using customer service chatbots.

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  • UJET, Inc. , the worlds most advanced contact center platform, today released new research revealing that 80% of consumers report increased frustration levels from using customer service chatbots.
  • The research , based on data collected from nearly 1,700 consumers over the past 12 months, reveals ineffective automation technology such as chatbots is causing brands to lose credibility with their consumers.
  • Our findings highlight the challenges brands face with implementing automation to decrease wait times, improve first contact resolution, and increase customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • UJETs previous research showed 87% of consumers will spend less or stop spending money altogether with brands who skimp on customer service.

KKR to acquire Clinisupplies to accelerate growth and help build a leading international chronic care medical devices platform

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced today that KKR has agreed to acquire Clinisupplies, a market leader in continence care products in the UK, from Healthium.

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  • KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced today that KKR has agreed to acquire Clinisupplies, a market leader in continence care products in the UK, from Healthium.
  • Clinisupplies is a UK-based manufacturer and distributor of continence care products, including urinary collecting devices and catheters.
  • KKR is investing in Clinisupplies through KKR Health Care Strategic Growth Fund II, a $4.0 billion fund focused on investing in high-growth health care companies.
  • Clinisupplies is a leading UK-based manufacturer and supplier of medical appliances specialising in continence products for managing acute and chronic conditions.

Egypt's IT offshoring and business services sector sees strong growth momentum with 29 new agreements with technology MNCs

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

CAIRO, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Branded as an attractive Mediterranean hub, Egypt is a choice for many as a big business destination, given its premium offshoring status. The country has proved its resilience as a leading global IT offshoring and outsourcing hub with numerous investments in the sector over the past few years. Today, the confidence of multinational partners in Egypt's highly skilled talent pool is highlighted through a signing ceremony held by the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) cementing Egypt's position as a leading global offshoring and outsourcing hub.

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  • The country has proved its resilience as a leading global IT offshoring and outsourcing hub with numerous investments in the sector over the past few years.
  • "These agreements reflect Egypt's conducive business environment and multinationals' confidence in our qualified local talent," Talaat commented.
  • The 34,000 new jobs will spread across different export sectors including 21,000 in the Business Process Services sector (Contact Centers and Shared Services Centers), 10,500 in the IT Services sector, and 3,000 in the Engineering, Research & Development (ER&D) sector.
  • The agreements signing is in line with ITIDA's mandate and strategic objectives to drive more foreign investments in the IT sector, increase Egypt's digital exports, and create more jobs in the offshoring sector.

Egypt's IT offshoring and business services sector sees strong growth momentum with 29 new agreements with technology MNCs

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022

CAIRO, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Branded as an attractive Mediterranean hub, Egypt is a choice for many as a big business destination, given its premium offshoring status. The country has proved its resilience as a leading global IT offshoring and outsourcing hub with numerous investments in the sector over the past few years. Today, the confidence of multinational partners in Egypt's highly skilled talent pool is highlighted through a signing ceremony held by the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) cementing Egypt's position as a leading global offshoring and outsourcing hub.

Key Points: 
  • The country has proved its resilience as a leading global IT offshoring and outsourcing hub with numerous investments in the sector over the past few years.
  • "These agreements reflect Egypt's conducive business environment and multinationals' confidence in our qualified local talent," Talaat commented.
  • Talaat underlined Egypt's potential as the next big hub for digital and high-end services, thanks tothe constant efforts made to boost Egypt's competitiveness in the offshoring industry.
  • The 34,000 new jobs will spread across different export sectors including 21,000 in the Business Process Services sector (Contact Centers and Shared Services Centers), 10,500 in the IT Services sector, and 3,000 in the Engineering, Research & Development (ER&D) sector.