Austria will allow skiing to start on Dec. 24, but will limit the capacity of ski lifts and keep restaurants, bars and hotels largely closed until early January, officials said Wednesday. It also will require many people entering the country over the Christmas period to go into quarantine. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said a limited curfew that has applied around the clock will be eased, and from Monday will apply only between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.
DGAP-News: Pacific Green Technologies Inc. / Key word(s): Agreement 02.12.2020 / 15:00 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Pacific Green Signs Joint-Venture Agreement With Amkest Group To Expand Into The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia DOVER, DE / ACCESSWIRE / December 2, 2020 / Pacific Green Technologies, Inc. (the "Company" or "PGTK", (OTCQB:PGTK)) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Joint-Venture Agreement ("JV") with Amr Khashoggi Trading Company Limited ("Amkest Group") to incorporate a company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the sale of Pacific Green's environmental technologies within the region. Amkest Group, which was founded in 1983, has a 37-year history of success in Saudi Arabia developing a diverse business group, with a portfolio that includes construction material production and supply, property investment and development, and consulting and advisory services. Scott Poulter, PGTK's Chief Executive commented: "The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, under its 'Vision 2030' strategic framework, which calls for 9.5 GW of the Kingdom's energy to be supplied through renewables by 2030, is set to undergo rapid growth, and we are very proud to partner with Amkest Group to ensure we position Pacific Green as a leader. In Amkest Group, we have aligned with an organization that brings decades of first-hand, market-specific experience and an incredible track-record of delivering industry-leading solutions across the region." Amr Khashoggi, Chairman of Amkest Group, commented: "We believe the combination of our experience and knowledge of the Saudi market, coupled with Pacific Green's portfolio of technologies and relationship with PowerChina, provides the foundation for an incredible partnership and the opportunity to offer multiple complementary technologies in this market." Scott added: "Pacific Green's technologies, particularly in the solar power, desalination and battery energy storage system (BESS) sectors, provide the perfect solution to the Kingdom's growing demand, and we are excited to leverage Amkest Group's hard-earned relationships to contribute towards the goals of Vision 2030. With the JV led by Chairman, Salman Alireza, and Managing Director, Bear Maclean, we are confident of delivering rapid growth in the whole region." Amkest Group is overseen by founder, Amr Khashoggi, who holds board positions in numerous influential companies and government bodies across the Kingdom and is currently serving as Strategic Advisor to the Kingdom's prominent new development city, King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC). Amkest Group's leadership team is led by Chief Executive Officer, Salman Alireza, whose background includes various founding, executive and director-level positions in the business development sector within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in addition to an MBA from London Business School. About Pacific Green Technologies, Inc. Pacific Green Technologies Inc. is focused on addressing the world's need for cleaner and more sustainable energy. The Company's strategy is to build through organic development and acquisition, a portfolio of patented competitive, cutting-edge technologies designed to meet increasingly stringent environmental standards. For more information, visit PGTK's website: www.pacificgreentechnologies.com About Amr Khashoggi Trading Company Limited (Amkest Group): Amkest Group has been developing companies for nearly four decades, including Global Gypsum Company (3G), Moghrabi Decor Services (MDS) and the Qaderoon Business Disability Network. Amkest Group continues to expand its current operations and undertake new business opportunities in Saudi Arabia and the GCC region. Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains "forward-looking statements," as that term is defined in Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements in this news release which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, the ongoing effects of the pandemic on delays and orders regarding Pacific Green's technologies, potential business developments around the world and future interest in our green technologies. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, general economic and political conditions, the continuation of the JV with Amkest Group, and the ongoing impact of the pandemic. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that the beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this news release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in our annual report on Form 10-K for the most recent fiscal year, our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Contact: Scott Poulter, Chairman & CEO Pacific Green Technologies T: +1 (302) 601-4659 SOURCE: Pacific Green Technologies, Inc. 02.12.2020 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.The DGAP Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Archive at www.dgap.de
OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that November 2020 total cleared contract volume was 677,190,590 contracts, up 71 percent from November 2019. This marks the highest November ever and the second-highest month on record. Year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume through November was 29,295,206 contracts, up 48.4 percent from November 2019.
Avolon Holdings Limited ("Avolon" or the "Company"), the international aircraft leasing company announced today the early results of the previously announced offers to purchase for cash commenced by Avolon Holdings Funding Limited, a Cayman Islands exempted company and a direct wholly-owned subsidiary of Avolon ("Avolon Holdings Funding") and Park Aerospace Holdings Limited, a Cayman Islands exempted company and a direct wholly-owned subsidiary of Avolon ("Park" and together with Avolon Holdings Funding, the "Offerors," each an "Offeror" and, together with the Company and its consolidated subsidiaries, "we," "our" or "us"), for the notes issued by such Offeror, as applicable, listed in the following table (the "Notes") (i) in accordance with, and in the order of, the corresponding Acceptance Priority Levels and (ii) up to an aggregate purchase price (including principal and premium, but excluding Accrued Interest (as defined below)) of $750,000,000 (the "Maximum Tender Cap") and subject to possible pro rata allocation, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase (as defined below), and our election, with respect to the Notes validly tendered and not validly withdrawn at or prior to the Early Tender Deadline (as defined below), to make payment for such Notes on December 3, 2020 (the "Early Settlement Date"). The offers to purchase with respect to each series of Notes are being referred to herein as the "Offers" and each, an "Offer." Each Offer is made upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the offer to purchase, dated November 16, 2020 (as amended or supplemented from time to time, the "Offer to Purchase"). Capitalized terms used but not defined in this press release have the meanings given to them in the Offer to Purchase.
There's a good reason to consider purchasing a new home right now -- mortgage rates are currently near record lows, so you may be able to borrow for your house at a more affordable rate than ever before. In particular, there are three big risks you need to be aware of to make an informed choice. During a prolonged period of unemployment, it would likely be difficult to continue making your mortgage payments.
Pitney Bowes (NYSE: PBI), a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of ecommerce, shipping, mailing, data and financial services, today announced a 5.9% general rate increase (GRI) for ecommerce delivery services and a 4.9% increase for returns services, as described below, effective January 3, 2021. The pricing program continues the company’s commitment to providing e-commerce shippers with simple, easy to understand rates and services.
Korea's virtual asset market ranks third in the world and Bithumb ranks first in crypto trading volume in Korea.
Today, during Web Summit 2020, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Global Optimism announced that Boom Supersonic, Cabify, JetBlue, Rivian, and Uber have joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040—a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement’s goal of 2050.
But countries are planning to increase production of coal, oil and gas by around 2% a year, study warns.
KeepTruckin, the leader in fleet management technology, today announced a next-generation GPS tracking portfolio powered by best-in-class live visibility to help fleets maximize productivity and better serve their customers. Fleet View is a proprietary live map that brings everything a fleet does in a day across GPS tracking, ELD compliance, and driver safety into one powerful view. High-frequency telematics data from the Vehicle Gateway (ELD), AI-powered Smart Dashcam, and solar-powered Asset Gateway automate tasks from this command-center and improve efficiency across daily fleet operations. The new KeepTruckin Fleet App allows executives and field managers to access this mission-critical fleet data from anywhere via their mobile device.
Facteus, the leading provider of actionable insights from financial data, announced that its consumer spending data from its weekly FIRST report is now available on the Bloomberg Terminal. Users of the Bloomberg Terminal have access to real-time daily consumer spending data to better understand lower to middle income consumer behavior trends at the industry level across multiple categories (retail, entertainment, hospitality, etc.).
One Rockwell (1R), a leading ecommerce agency experienced in creative design and technical solutions for lifestyle brands, today announced its alliance with Act Second, a strategic brand and marketing consultancy. Following its 10th year in business, 1R found it vital to include all top-of-the-line offerings for clientele and brands looking to boost their e-commerce strategies. The partnership between 1R and Act Second allows for a symbiotic relationship that compliments best-in-class ecommerce functionality with brand strategy and marketing growth ensuring that the digital presence of its clients support existing business goals.
Darkness Rises, Nexon’s third-person action mobile role-playing game (RPG), will soon be joining forces with Ubisoft’s highly-acclaimed action game, For Honor, in a brand new global collaboration coming to players on December 15.
ViacomCBS today released its first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report.
Max Borges Agency's 2020 Media Landscape Report - Evolution of PR Opportunities for Consumer Technology Brands.
X9 launches Real-time Payments Study Group, and seeks participants with interest in technical standards relating to faster/real-time payments.
Chetu, a global software services provider, expands its UK operations team and office space to meet rising demands for business technology solutions.
The NAACP Empowerment Programs and Experian today announced the launch of a pilot program to assist African American homeowners at risk of losing their homes. The Home Preservation Grant will provide mortgage relief for grant recipients suffering from COVID-19 related hardship.
Jio Platforms, the biggest telecom operator in India and which has raised over $20 billion from Facebook, Google and other high-profile investors this year, is leading a financing round of a San Francisco-based startup that develops augmented-reality mobile games. Jio has led the Series A fundraise of Krikey, founded by sisters Jhanvi and Ketaki Shriram, the Indian firm said on Wednesday. As part of the announcement, Krikey has launched YAATRA, a new AR game that invites users to step in an action-adventure story to defeat a monster army.
What happened Royal Caribbean (NYSE: RCL) shareholders sailed past a surging market in November as their stock rose 40% compared to the 11% increase in the S&P 500, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence.