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Christie’s Presents Eureka! Online Sale

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 27 giugno 2020

London – Open for bidding from today until 16 July, Eureka! is a journey through the scientific and technological breakthroughs that have formed the modern world, and the brilliant minds that lay behind them. From Thomas Edison’s pioneering design for the lightbulb to Crick and Watson’s celebrated discovery of the structure of DNA, from a Second World War Enigma Machine to the invention of in vitro fertilisation, from Albert Einstein to Stephen Hawking, this online auction provides collectors with an opportunity to acquire a slice of history that has shaped the world we live in. Sophie Hopkins, Christie’s Specialist in Manuscripts and Archives, London, comments, “The Christie’s Books & Manuscripts department has hit upon a winning formula with our online science sales, which routinely attract hundreds of buyers and bidders from across the globe – many of them new to the auction world and to book collecting – all drawn by a carefully curated selection of autograph material, printed books, photographs and association objects from the most brilliant scientific minds of the modern age. For this sixth iteration in our hugely successful series, we are delighted to offer rare items from revolutionary thinkers of the 20th century – from Albert Einstein to Richard Feynman and another engaging tranche of material from the personal collection of Professor Stephen Hawking, this sale is a rare opportunity to acquire a range of unique items chronicling brilliant minds’ lives and their visionary work.”

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Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 18 gennaio 2020

London – Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale will be followed by The Art of the Surreal Evening Sale, together launching ‘20th Century at Christie’s’ on 5 February 2020. Tamara de Lempicka’s Portrait de Marjorie Ferry (1932, estimate: £8,000,000-12,000,000) and Alberto Giacometti’s Trois hommes qui marchent (Grand plateau) (1948, estimate: £8,000,000-12,0000,000, illustrated above, right) will both lead the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale. Further highlights include George Grosz’s politically charged Gefährliche Straße (1918, estimate: £4,500,000-6,500,000), which has remained in a private collection for 50 years and will appear at auction for the first time. A group of three still lifes by Pablo Picasso demonstrate his career-long dedication to evolving the genre with exceptional examples from the 1940s, 50s and 60s: La cafetière (1943, estimate; £1,000,000-1,500,000); Intérieur au pot de fleurs (1953, estimate: £7,000,000-10,000,000, illustrated above, left) and Nature morte au chien (1962, estimate: £4,000,000-6,000,000). Works on paper by Gino Severini, Egon Schiele, Paul Klee, Picasso and Max Ernst provide intimate insight into key artists of the 20th century. The Day and Works on Paper sales will follow on 6 February together with the online-only sale dedicated to Picasso Ceramics, which is open for bidding from 30 January to 7 February 2020. The works will be on view in the King Street galleries from 30 January to 5 February 2020.

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Graycliff Partners Announces Sale of HarperLove

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 4 gennaio 2020

Graycliff Partners LP today announced the sale of HarperLove Holdings, LLC, a Charlotte, NC-based provider of specialty chemicals and services, to HBM Holdings Company. For over 40 years, HarperLove has worked with packaging manufacturers to provide a suite of additive solutions that impart unique physical attributes to corrugated and paper-based products.Since acquiring HarperLove in 2014, Graycliff recruited a best-in-class senior management team, embarked on a series of successful growth initiatives and improved margins through vertical integration – more than doubling profitability.
“We are immensely proud of all that we have accomplished at HarperLove,” said Will Henderson, Managing Director at Graycliff. “It’s been a pleasure working with the team and we wish them the best going forward.”Duke Punhong, Graycliff Managing Partner, commented, “HarperLove’s technical and service-oriented expertise has made it a valuable partner to its customers. The team has done a tremendous job of expanding the company’s industry leading position.”
“Graycliff has been an outstanding partner for HarperLove,” said Alan Clark, HarperLove CEO. “Our considerable success over the past five years has been aided by Graycliff’s support and guidance. We look forward to continued success as part of the HBM portfolio.”
In December 2019, Graycliff announced the final closing of its latest buyout fund, Graycliff Private Equity Partners IV LP (GPEP IV), at its hard cap of $350 million in limited partner commitments. GPEP IV will continue Graycliff’s strategy of making control buyout investments in lower middle market companies, with a focus on partnering with founder and family-owned businesses in the manufacturing, business services, and value-added distribution sectors.Piper Jaffray & Co. served as the exclusive financial advisor for Graycliff Partners and HarperLove.

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Sale of Bionomics’ French Subsidiaries to Domain Therapeutics

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 15 dicembre 2019

Bionomics Limited (ASX:BNO, OTCQB:BNOEF), a global, clinical stage biopharmaceutical company leveraging proprietary platform technologies to discover and develop a deep pipeline of novel drug candidates targeting ion channels, is pleased to announce that the Company has accepted an offer from Domain Therapeutics (“Domain”) for its two wholly owned subsidiaries, Neurofit SAS (“Neurofit”) and PC SAS “(“Prestwick Chemical”), which operate as contract research companies in France.The sale price of €1,810,028.97 is the amount of intercompany debt owed by Bionomics to the subsidiaries for the scientific research conducted by them on Bionomics drug candidates and this debt will be assumed by Domain upon acquisition of the Companies.
“We are pleased with the outcome of the sale of our French subsidiaries which is part of our ongoing cost reduction process, consolidation of our operations in Adelaide and focus on the clinical development of BNC210 for post-traumatic stress disorder,” said Dr. Errol De Souza, Executive Chairman of Bionomics. “We thank Neurofit and Prestwick Chemical for their key contributions to our previous research efforts resulting in several development candidates including our collaboration assets with Merck and our out-licensing assets in other ion channel programs.” The offer from Domain is subject to satisfaction of a number of conditions precedent, including entering into definitive contractual documentation satisfactory to both parties and regulatory approval. Subject to satisfaction of the conditions precedent, the parties anticipate being in a position to complete the transaction on or about 31 January 2020.

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ThinkPad Anniversary Sale starts October 7 in U.S. and Canada

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 29 settembre 2019

Lenovo ThinkPad turns 27 this year. But please, no gifts! We’re turning the tables and marking the 27th anniversary of the launch of the legendary ThinkPad brand by giving customers the best gift of all: deep discounts on EVERY ThinkPad we sell. The annual ThinkPad Anniversary Sale is the best time to buy a new ThinkPad laptop.From Oct. 7 to Oct. 13, shoppers across the U.S. and Canada will save 40% or more on sleek X Series ultraportables, flexible laptop/tablet 2-in-1s, and business-ready T Series models and all other ThinkPads. We’ll also offer discounts on our popular ThinkCentre desktop PCs and ThinkStation workstations, along with other special deals.

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3rd Christie’s Middle Eastern Art Sale in London

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 1 settembre 2019

Dubai / London – Christie’s third ‘Middle Eastern Modern & Contemporary Art’ auction to be held outside of Dubai will take place on 23 October and is included as part of the rich and traditional Islamic Art Week in London. Around ninety works of Middle Eastern art have been consigned from around the globe, including Los Angeles, New York, London, Dubai, Paris, Beirut, Buenos Aires, Milan, Perth and Casablanca, among others. The auction is mainly focused on modern Arab and Iranian works, with an emphasis on contemporary practice. Strong modern artists from the region include Louay Kayyali and Fateh Moudarres (Syrian), Manoucher Yektai (Iranian), Ismail Shammout (Palestinian), as well as strong selection of modern female artists, including Bibi Zogbé (Lebanense), Chaïbia Talal (Moroccan), Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian (Iranian), Zeinab Abd El Hamid (Egyptian) and Tahia Halim (Egyptian). Contemporary artists include Farhad Moshiri, Ali Banisadr, Reza Derakshani and Hadieh Shafie (Iranian) and Marwan Sahmarani (Lebanese).“A diversity of mediums, subject matter, geographies, and sale estimates characterise Christie’s third Middle East art sale in London, providing a global platform for art and artists from this ever-evolving region,” said Hala Khayat, Christie’s Director and Head of Sale in the Middle East. “From masterworks by some of Iran, Egypt, and Syria’s most celebrated artists to contemporary pieces from emerging talents, there is something compelling for every collector.”A work by the late Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian (1924-2019 – illustrated above), one of Iran’s most celebrated artists who passed away earlier this year, will highlight the auction. Executed in 2008, Untitled (Faravahar Wings, Zarathustra) is a beautiful and rare masterpiece inspired by the wings of Faravahar, one of the most common symbols of the ancient religion of Zoroastrianism. Kaleidoscopic in its magnificent form, the work depicts a series of triangular mirrors that reflects light in every direction, touching upon the concept of the fravashi, which is part of the human soul acting as a divine blessing and entirely good. Standing in front of the work, the viewer can admire the abstracted and simplified version of the Faravahar, as Farmanfarmaian has broken it down to its foundational essence (estimate: £240,000-400,000). The inclusion of Farmanfarmaian’s piece in the auction coincides with major exhibitions of her work this year at the Sharjah Art Foundation and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. In 2017 a dedicated museum to the artist opened in Tehran.

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Newegg Announces its Fifth Annual FantasTech Sale

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 3 luglio 2019

Newegg, the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America, today unveiled details of its upcoming FantasTech sale. Now in its fifth year, FantasTech offers some of the best deals on tech, with additional incentives for customers to shop early and shop often to secure the deepest discounts.July has become a popular time to shop online, with customers drawn to promotions from various online retailers. And while many e-retailers cast a wide net to attract a broad segment of shoppers, Newegg is doubling down on what it does best – delivering the best deals on the best tech around.“We’re already known as one of the best places to shop for tech online, and this year’s FantasTech sale builds on that reputation with even deeper discounts on some of the latest and greatest tech: PCs, gaming laptops, components, monitors, TVs – you name it, we have great deals on the products most sought-after by tech enthusiasts,” said Anthony Chow, Newegg President Global Sales.Newegg’s 2019 FantasTech sale kicks off July 8 and extends through July 18, lasting nearly three times as long compared to prior years.

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Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 3 giugno 2019

London Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale will take place on 18 June 2019, part of ‘20th Century at Christie’s’, a series of auctions taking place from 17 to 26 June 2019. Fernand Léger’s Femme dans un fauteuil (1913, estimate on request, illustrated above) and Picasso’s Homme et femme (1968, estimate: £10,000,000-15,000,000) will lead the auction, both offering radical visions of the female form as the artists pushed the boundaries of representation during the 20th century. The Landscape of a Mind: A Private Collector’s Surreal Vision, a group of 13 Dada and Surrealist works, will include paintings by Yves Tanguy and René Magritte as well as a major drawing by Salvador Dalí. Henri Matisse’s Le collier d’ambre (1937, estimate: £5,000,000-8,000,000) is a further highlight. An odalisque painting, it is amongst the most rigorously designed and strikingly orchestrated compositions Matisse painted after the First World War. Henri Laurens’s Homme à la pipe (1919, estimate: £700,000-1,000,000) and Otto Dix’s Soldat mit Tabakspfeife (1918, estimate: £500,000-800,000) are both presented to the market for the first time since the early 1960s when they were separately acquired for private collections. The sale consists of 34 works, many of which have been in revered private collections for many years and are being offered at auction for the first time. All works will be exhibited in the King Street galleries, London, from 13 to 18 June 2019.

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NRG Closes on Sale of its South Central Business

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 7 febbraio 2019

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) has closed on the previously announced sale of NRG South Central Generating LLC (South Central) to Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC (Cleco) for $1 billion in cash, prior to adjustments pursuant to the terms of the Purchase and Sale Agreement entered into on February 7, 2018.“The closing of the South Central transaction marks the achievement of yet another fundamental milestone in our transformation,” said Mauricio Gutierrez, President and Chief Executive Officer, NRG. “With the majority of our asset sales program complete, we continue to focus on capital allocation, cost excellence and margin enhancement across our businesses.”

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H.I.G. Capital Announces the Sale of ACG Materials

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 10 dicembre 2018

H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global private equity investment firm with $30 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce the sale of its portfolio company, ACG Materials (“ACG” or the “Company”) for approximately $315 million, to Arcosa, Inc. (NYSE: ACA) (“Arcosa”), a manufacturer of infrastructure-related products and services.
ACG Materials, based in Norman, Oklahoma, mines, processes, and distributes industrial minerals and aggregates including gypsum, anhydrite, limestone, sand, gravel, basalt and downstream food, pharmaceutical, prill and plaster products across a diverse set of end markets including building products, energy, infrastructure, and agriculture.H.I.G. recapitalized the Company in December 2012, and through the completion of nine acquisitions and the development of six greenfield mines, subsequently grew ACG from five mines and two production facilities in Oklahoma into a highly diversified operator of 24 mines and 5 production facilities across 9 states and provinces. During H.I.G.’s ownership, the Company also made significant investments in management, IT infrastructure, sales & marketing, manufacturing capabilities, and capacity.Paul Harrington, ACG’s CEO, said, “H.I.G. has been a great partner, as they have been very supportive helping to transform ACG into a professionally managed, diversified, national platform with exciting growth potential. We are excited to continue this next chapter with Arcosa, whose platform and resources will help us realize the considerable opportunities ahead.”Keval Patel, Managing Director at H.I.G. Capital, commented, “It has been a pleasure working with Paul and the ACG management team. Their strategic vision and consistent execution has resulted in an outstanding investment outcome for management and shareholders, including the Company’s founder Russ Harrison. We are confident that ACG will continue to build on its record of success and impressive growth under the Arcosa umbrella.”

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Consegna del sale di Cervia al Papa

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 28 settembre 2018

Roma Sabato 29 settembre partenza da Cervia. Alle ore 9.00 l’appuntamento è alla torre San Michele da cui il corteo dei pellegrini con i salinari e il carriolo carico di sale si avvierà verso Piazza Garibaldi. Qui il saluto delle autorità e la benedizione del sale alla presenza del sindaco Luca Coffari e delle delegazioni delle città gemellate con Cervia Aalen ( Germania) e Jelenia Gora ( Polonia). Insieme anche la delegazione di La Baule (Francia).
La prima giornata prevede una camminata attraverso le saline alla volta della pieve di Santo Stefano di Pisignano. Visita alla pieve e tappa per il pranzo, poi il cammino proseguirà alla volta di Forlimpopoli e Bertinoro.Di seguito attraversando gli appennini il gruppo giungerà a Roma per la consegnare il sale il giorno mercoledì 10 ottobre.La consegna al Papa del salfiore di Cervia iniziò quando il cardinale Pietro Barbo (diventato poi papa Paolo II) divenne vescovo di Cervia nel 1444. La tradizione venne sospesa nel 1870, in seguito agli eventi della breccia di Porta Pia, che interruppero i rapporti diplomatici tra il Vaticano e l’allora giovane Regno d’Italia. Il cardinale Pietro Barbo aveva pensato di inviare il salfiore a papa Eugenio IV (al secolo Gabriele Condulmer, zio del Barbo per parte di madre) per ringraziarlo della nomina a vescovo di Cervia, allora ricca diocesi, proprio per la produzione del sale, dello Stato Pontificio.La tradizione della consegna del sale in Vaticano è ripresa nel 2003, grazie anche all’interessamento del cervese monsignor Mario Marini, segretario aggiunto della Pontificia Commissione Ecclesia Dei.

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H.I.G. Capital Announces the Sale of KidsFoundation

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 22 luglio 2018

H.I.G. Capital (“H.I.G.”), a leading global private equity investment firm with more than €21 billion of equity capital under management, announced today that one of its affiliates has entered a definitive agreement to sell the KidsFoundation Group (“KidsFoundation”), the Dutch market leader in childcare services, to Onex Corporation (“Onex”)(TSX:ONEX). Terms were not disclosed.Headquartered in Almere, the Netherlands, KidsFoundation provides high-quality childcare to nearly 30,000 children between the ages of six weeks and 12 years. H.I.G. created KidsFoundation in 2014 through the acquisition of assets from the estate of Estro Group. During H.I.G.’s ownership, the company has developed strongly with significant capital invested by H.I.G. to create a high-quality childcare offering. H.I.G. worked with KidsFoundation management to optimise the footprint of the company by exiting loss-making locations, introduce new IT systems to drive operational improvement and develop an internal M&A capability. H.I.G. supported the company with capital to undertake a number of bolt-on acquisitions in the past year and to pursue a wider pipeline of inorganic growth opportunities. The business is now the largest provider of childcare in the Netherlands receiving strong advocacy ratings from staff and parents.

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Rare watches sale in Geneva

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 14 aprile 2018

TOUR DATES: HONG KONG: 16 – 17 April, TAIPEI: 19 – 20 April, LONDON: 24 – 26 April, BERLIN: 25 – 29, Geneva 14 MAY 2018 Christie’s will hold its Rare Watches auction at the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues in Geneva on 14 May 2018. Offering 221 timepieces spanning from 1875 to 2017, the majority consigned by private collectors mainly from Europe, with estimates ranging from CHF2,000 to CHF1,000,000, it is expected to fetch in the region of CHF 15 million.
The sale comprises three important private collections, the first, Rare Patek Philippe Timepieces from an Important Private Collection (lots 93-103), representing the most important single owner collection of modern Patek Philippe timepieces to come up for auction in recent years. The eclectic group of 11 watches comprises some of the firm’s most coveted and hard to find models, notably the “Grand Complication” reference 5208P, the highlight of the section and top lot of the auction. The Property of an Important Swiss Private Collector, lots 136-182, includes 47 mostly contemporary wristwatches compiled by the Swiss collector over the last decade. The collection consists of a variety of brands and styles, the majority preserved in like new condition and sold with the original certificates, warranties, manual and boxes. The third collection is from an Important Private Italian Collection, lots 199-208, exclusively Rolex wristwatches including rare models such as a Daytona “Paul Newman” ref. 6264 with original guarantee, est. CHF150,000-250,000.

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Sale of iconic properties in the French “Triangle d’or”

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 16 marzo 2018

Several groups of Haussmann buildings located in the Parisian CBD are about to be put up for sale by Catella France and Knight Frank companies, through a co exclusive mandate cooperation.
Exclusively located in the heart of the French « Triangle d’Or », between Avenue Montaigne and the Champs Elysées, the properties benefit from the exceptional position of that area.The two advising companies will offer a choice of high end quality properties, located for example avenue des Champs Elysées or rues Beaujon, Pierre Charron, Cerisoles, Boccador, Clément Marrot and rue de la Trémoille. The kick-off should occur during the MIPIM in Cannes.
Catella is a leading specialist in property investments, fund management and banking, with operations in 12 European countries. The group has sales of approximately SEK 2 billion and manages assets of approximately SEK 150 billion. Catella is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in the Mid Cap segment.

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Picasso, Matisse and Bradford Lead Our Best-Ever Sale

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 10 marzo 2018

Punctuated by extraordinary results for Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse and a world auction record for Mark Bradford, a historic London Evening Sale achieved our highest sale total in any location at Phillips.Said Edward Dolman, Chief Executive Officer, immediately following the sale, “This is a historic result for Phillips as our 20th Century & Contemporary team achieved the biggest sale in the history of the company. Our total of £97.8 million (US$135.2 million) exceeds last year’s total by almost seven times, an incredible achievement and a testament to the extraordinary team we’ve assembled around the world. This sale continues to demonstrate a solid market for modern and contemporary art, and I expect our momentum to continue in New York this May.”Chairman Cheyenne Westphal elaborated, telling the press, “Our move to expand deeper into the 20th century is clearly paying off as the strong prices we achieved for Modern works such as Pablo Picasso’s La Dormeuse and Henri Matisse’s Nu allongé I (Aurore) contributed to our record sale total. Our terrific showing was bolstered by a world-record price for Mark Bradford’s Helter Skelter I, an astonishing work by one of the greatest painters of our time.”We also achieved strong prices for works by German artists Anselm Kiefer, Georg Baselitz and Wolfgang Tillmans. We’re proud to have worked with some truly exceptional consignors this season, including John McEnroe; the Collection of Betty and Stanley Sheinbaum; and the Triton Collection Foundation.”

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Glu Announces Sale of Its Moscow Studio

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 7 gennaio 2018

new yorkNew York. Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), a leading developer and publisher of mobile games, today announced it has completed the divestiture of its Moscow studio along with the sale of several titles developed by that location. Glu will receive aggregate consideration of approximately $4.5 million, consisting of $3 million in cash and the assumption of approximately $1.5 million in minimum guaranteed royalty payments. Originally acquired in 2008, Glu’s Moscow studio has focused on the development and live operations of shooter and action games including the Contract Killer, Frontline Commando, and Blood & Glory franchises, all of which will be transitioned to Glu’s Hyderabad, India studio. Glu Moscow was also managing live operations for Deer Hunter 2017, which will transition to Hyderabad, where Deer Hunter Classic currently is operated. The parties have agreed to transition each of these titles to Hyderabad by March 31, 2018. The assets sold by Glu include the Last Day Alive mobile game currently in beta, the Heroes of Destiny mobile game previously published by Glu, the celebrity license agreement for a previously disclosed unnamed male celebrity and the corresponding mobile game in the prototype stage. Glu has also agreed to provide a non-exclusive license to use certain tools and technology necessary for further development of the purchased games. “This transaction is consistent with our strategy to consolidate development operations to our creative centers located in North America. As we enter 2018, we are focused on driving increased creativity and collaboration in Glu’s remaining studios,” said Nick Earl, Glu’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “I would like to thank the talented team in Moscow for their contributions to Glu’s success and I am confident they will continue to thrive under new leadership.” “Over the last 18 months we have expanded our North America and India locations while eliminating studios in Beijing, Bellevue, Portland, Long Beach, and Moscow. These initiatives have allowed us to focus on a scaled creative center in San Francisco and a low cost, repeatable location in Hyderabad,” said Eric R. Ludwig, Glu’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. “Our prior statements about our lower operating expense profile in 2018 assumed this transaction would be completed by the end of 2017.”

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Art As Jewellery, Online-only Sale Open for Bidding

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 11 novembre 2017

JewelleryLondon Christie’s second edition of Art as Jewellery, an online-only sale that is dedicated to wearable artworks by artists of the 20th and 21st Centuries, is open for bidding from 9 to 16 November, running concurrently with Christie’s 20th Century week in New York. Throughout the last 100 years, artists have often created jewellery as an extension of their practice, viewing them as miniature sculptures that could be worn. A focal point of the auction is a group of objects by BillyBoy*, multi-disciplinary artist and muse of Andy Warhol, including pieces once loaned to Warhol and Hollywood star Elizabeth Taylor. A group of nine Georges Braque jewels demonstrate the translation of his Metamorphoses iconography, crafted by the renowned Baron Heger de Lowenfeld, into elegant and striking pieces with several examples featuring Braque’s bird in flight motif; a diamond-encrusted brooch (1963, estimate: $10,000-15,000), a jasper and diamond pendant (1962, estimate: $18,000-25,000) and a ruby-set brooch (1958, estimate: $10,000-15,000). In addition, two pieces by Alexander Calder are examples of his unique, hand-fashioned works that were often given as gifts to friends. Picasso’s muse and second wife Jacqueline Roque is immortalised in two of the seven works presented that feature the artist’s designs. Further artists include Pol Bury, Salvador Dalì, Max Ernst, Yves Klein, Wifredo Lam, Roy Lichtenstein, Man Ray and Victor Vasarely. Highlights from the auction can be viewed in London, Geneva and New York until 13 of November 2017. (photo: Jewellery)

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Harvest Partners Completes Sale of BHI Energy

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 1 settembre 2017

energyHarvest Partners, LP (“Harvest”), a New York-based private equity firm, announced today that it has completed the sale of BHI Energy, Inc. (“BHI Energy” or the “Company”) to AE Industrial Partners, a Florida-based private equity firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. For over 35 years, BHI Energy has provided critical on-site services necessary to support the daily operations, routine maintenance and capital investment requirements for the power generation, oil & gas and electricity transmission & distribution end markets. The Company’s broad service offering enables it to be an embedded provider of choice to a diverse customer base comprised of blue-chip utility and energy companies. The Company’s service offering includes highly specialized maintenance services, full-service radiation protection services and staffing solutions.Michael DeFlorio, Senior Managing Director of Harvest Partners, said: “We enjoyed working closely with Bob Decensi and the BHI Energy executive team to build a market leading provider of specialty services in the utility and energy sectors. We look forward to watching the Company continue to flourish as it enters a new phase of development in partnership with AE Industrial Partners.”Bob Decensi, CEO of BHI Energy, said: “Harvest has been an exceptionally supportive partner, delivering valuable financial and operational guidance that leaves us well-positioned as we move into our next phase of growth.”

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L’oro bianco alla volta di Venezia

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 22 luglio 2017

museo saleCervia Martedì 25 Luglio 2017 alle 0re 21:00 area Magazzini del Sale. La Rotta del Sale rievoca il periodo in cui l’influsso veneziano sulla città di Cervia vedeva la presenza in loco di un podestà che dipendeva dalla Signoria veneta. L’interesse per Cervia da parte di Venezia era più che altro commerciale anche se per brevi periodi la città è stata sotto il dominio diretto della Serenissima (1243‐1253 e 1463‐1509). Venezia dominava le vie commerciali dell’Adriatico e del Mediterraneo e il sale rappresentava una merce estremamente preziosa, elemento importantissimo per la conservazione degli alimenti.
La Rotta del Sale, organizzata dal Comune di Cervia in collaborazione con Circolo Nautico “Amici della Vela”, vuole rievocare il rapporto con la Serenissima con uno spettacolo suggestivo che ci riporta indietro nel tempo. Un corteo in costume, che percorrerà le principali vie del centro storico, accompagnerà il pubblico nelle atmosfere del passato e
alla scoperta della storia cittadina e del suo rapporto con l’oro bianco. Alla fine del percorso il corteo giungerà nel piazzale dei Salinari ad assistere il carico del sale sulle barche storiche che rievocheranno la partenza alla volta della Repubblica di Venezia. A Paolo Puzzarini, cervese appassionato del mare e della storia locale, si deve l’idea della rievocazione.

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Ipertensione e consumo del sale

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 18 giugno 2017

ipertensione2Milano. Diminuire il consumo di sale, introdotto con la dieta, abbassa il rischio di insorgenza di ipertensione. Tuttavia un eccesso di riduzione, al di sotto dei 7,5 grammi di sale al giorno (corrispondenti a 3 grammi di sodio), potrebbe essere dannoso per la salute. Gli specialisti stanno ancora valutando quale sia la dose ideale di sodio da assumere soprattutto per i malati. Sono queste le conclusioni di uno studio condotto da un gruppo costituito da Word Heart Federation, dalla Società Europea dell’Ipertensione (ESH) e dall’European Public Health Association. Il lavoro scientifico è presentato durante il 27° Congresso dell’ESH che si apre oggi e che vede riuniti per quattro giorni a Milano oltre 3.000 specialisti provenienti da 34 Paesi. “Gli studi clinici finora condotti hanno dimostrato che l’abbassamento della pressione si verifica con un consumo inferiore a 3 grammi di sale al giorno – afferma il prof. Giuseppe Mancia Presidente dell’ESH Meeting di Milano e primo autore dello studio -. Questo genere di interventi di salute pubblica risultano però difficili da condurre su tutta la popolazione mondiale in particolar modo nei Paesi a reddito medio-basso. Definire la dose di sodio ottimale per il benessere dell’organismo è difficile e controverso. Non abbiamo ancora dati scientifici certi sugli effetti che un consumo moderato di sale offrirebbe alla riduzione del rischio cardiovascolare e di decesso. Il nostro studio – conclude Mancia – suggerisce di limitare l’apporto di sale senza però andare al di sotto dei 7,5 grammi al giorno perché non conosciamo ancora le conseguenze per la salute”.

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