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Losing faith: French music firm Believe lowers fundraising target for IPO

first_imgThe price range was set at between €19.50 and €22.50 per share, and the initial public offering is expected to give the company a valuation of between €1.9bn and €2.1bn. Tags: IPOs Believe, whose artists include James Vincent McMorrow and French rapper Jul, specialises in developing up and coming artists and labels in the streaming era. Believe’s roster of artists includes James Vincent McMorrow (Getty Images) The startup today said it planned to raise €300m (£258m) when it lists on the Euronext Paris exchange — below the €500m initially planned. Show Comments ▼ whatsapp Around 15 to 18 per cent of the group will be floated, depending on the price range at which shares are sold, it said. French music firm Believe, which helps artists get discovered on streaming platforms such as Spotify, has trimmed down its fundraising hopes ahead of a stock market float this month. Believe said it expected final pricing to take place on 9 June, with shares set to start trading the following day. Believe’s roster of artists includes James Vincent McMorrow (Getty Images) Also Read: Losing faith: French music firm Believe lowers fundraising target ahead of IPO Tuesday 1 June 2021 8:17 amcenter_img It is one of a number of music companies looking to cash in on the rising value of songs thanks to the popularity of streaming. Losing faith: French music firm Believe lowers fundraising target ahead of IPO Earlier this year French media giant Vivendi unveiled plans for a €30bn stock market listing of Universal, the world’s biggest music company that is home to stars including Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga. Believe’s roster of artists includes James Vincent McMorrow (Getty Images) Also Read: Losing faith: French music firm Believe lowers fundraising target ahead of IPO Share James Warrington whatsapp It has also made 18 acquisitions in the past six years, including a deal for specialist German hip hop label Groove Attack. Believe, which was founded in 2005 by Denis Ladegaillerie, has seen its revenue grow by more than 50 per cent since 2018.last_img read more

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Subsistence council proposal would allow bear baiting on federal lands

first_imgSoutheast | Subsistence | WildlifeSubsistence council proposal would allow bear baiting on federal landsNovember 5, 2017 by Jacob Resneck, KTOO Share:Bear baiting on federal lands in Southeast may be allowed next year if a proposal by a regional subsistence advisory council is approved. The council also recommended ending a requirement that traps be marked with identifying numbers.Both practices are already allowed by the state. Mike Bangs, chair of the Southeast Alaska Subsistence Regional Advisory Council, said the council felt it should match hunting and trapping rules with the Alaska Board of Game when those rules are less restrictive.“It basically just aligned the state’s regulations for bear baiting and they’ve been doing it and it’s been an ongoing thing,” Bangs said. “So it really didn’t change anything except that subsistence hunters can now use bait for bears where it just wasn’t on the books in the federal register.”In other action, the council rejected a proposal to reduce the number of deer that can be taken under the federal designated hunter program. The program allows a hunter to take deer on behalf of another eligible recipient. Advisory councils in Wrangell and Petersburg alleged that some hunters were abusing the program and taking too many deer.But the council’s staff wrote that there are no conservation concerns for the deer population. It also said the proposal could add unnecessary restrictions to traditional hunting practices.“There wasn’t any proof that there had been abuse,” said Bangs. “So we went along with the recommendation to oppose it until we find out more about what the abuse is. It sounded more like a law enforcement problem.”The regional council’s recommendations are non-binding. They still need to be ratified in April by the statewide Federal Subsistence Board before going into force.Share this story:last_img read more

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This Holiday Drive-Thru Experience Will Fuel Up Your Festive Spirit

first_imgArts & EventsFamily and KidsHolidayThings to DoThis Holiday Drive-Thru Experience Will Fuel Up Your Festive Spirit’Elf on the Shelf’s Magical Holiday Journey’ offers a sparkling new twist on traditionBy Brittany Martin – November 11, 2020597ShareEmailFacebookTwitterPinterestReddItUpon rolling up to “Elf on the Shelf’s Magical Holiday Journey,” your car will be “scanned”–and found to be decidedly low on holiday spirit. This is 2020, after all, so nobody can blame you for that. But, as you drive through the massive, elaborate experience, kitted out with elements of immersive theater, live performances, and so, so many twinkle lights, your festive feelings are sure to be restored.While this drive-through experience has a completely original story that plays over your car speakers as you move along—accompanied by an original score from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel composer Curtis Moore—it’s inspired by the wildly popular 2005 book, The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition by Carol Aebersold and Chanda Bell, and the team was actively involved in the production of the attraction.Image: Courtesy of Elf on the Shelf Magical Holiday Journey“Bringing an experience that expands on the beloved stories, characters, and themes of The Elf on the Shelf to life, particularly in a year when we are all in need of extra cheer, means the world to us,” Bell and her business partner, Christa Pitts, wrote in a statement. “The profound magic of the holidays and the way it enlightens and excites both children and adults are why we first wanted to share The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition with the world.”The “magical journey” takes about an hour, as cars pass through nearly two miles of outdoor space at the Pomona Fairplex. As you move through, you will see sets pieces designed by David Korins (Hamilton, Dear Evan Hanson, Beetlejuice), lighting designed by Outside Lands Festiaval lighting director David Weiner, live actors, circus performers, and more. Organizers note that, for many visitors, it might be the first time they’ve seen a live performance of any kind since March–and for several of the performers and creatives themselves, it’s the first chance they’ve had to work in months.Image: Courtesy of Elf on the Shelf Magical Holiday JourneyPulling the project together is Constellation Immersive, a brand-new affiliate division of Hollywood talent agency CAA. The division was envisioned as a home for creatives who assemble these large-scale in-person experiences for music festivals, brand activations, and the like–but when the pandemic hit, they suddenly found all their initial projects on hold. After a few months of regrouping, the team decided the could still find a way to put on a safe event this year, and turned their talents to sparking a bit of holiday joy.“Elf on the Shelf’s Magical Holiday Journey” is powered, in part, by a custom app, which triggers bits of audio narration and music at specific moments in the experience by relying on geolocation technology. And, because the audio comes from the app, rather than over a radio station like at a drive-in movie, it’s possible to experience the journey in English or Spanish simultaneously.To activate all the senses, there will be some food and beverage available on site, offering hot chocolate, candy, and other holiday treats. The experience wraps up with a drive-thru gift shop for souvenirs.Elf on the Shelf’s Magical Holiday Journey is located at the Fairplex, 1101 E. McKinley Ave., Pomona. The experience runs November 11, 2020 to January 3, 2021. Tickets start at $24.95 and are available online now.RELATED: Where to Find the Best Christmas Lights in L.A.Stay up to date with everything you need to know about L.A. by following us on Facebook and Instagram. TAGSHolidayPrevious articleBritney Spears’s Dad Will Maintain Control of her Affairs—at Least for NowNext articleMorning Brief: Donald Trump Tweets Video of Perfectly Legal Ballot Handling in L.A. CountyBrittany Martin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORThe Best Holiday Takeout Meals and Special Dishes in Los AngelesA Look Back at the Fascinating History of Hanukkah in Los AngelesThe Best Places to Order Tamales for Your Holiday Tablelast_img read more

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Sony hack now a “serious national security matter”

first_img whatsapp Sony hack now a “serious national security matter” Billy Ehrenberg Tags: Cybercrime Sony The Cyber attack on Sony is a “serious national security matter”, according to the White House. The US’s top brass is now working out how to respond to threats and coercion that have led to blockbuster The Interview, which was stars Seth Rogen and James Franco, being cancelled in fear at cinemas across the United States.Despite the strong wording, Josh Earnest, a spokesperson for the White House, would not confirm rumours that the hackers were linked to renegade state North Korea. The state has praised the hack as a “righteous deed,” but has denied involvement. All Earnest would say was that whoever had carried out the attack had perpetrated a crime of sophisticated nature: There is evidence to indicate that we have seen destructive activity with malicious intent that was initiated by a sophisticated actor and it is being treated by investigative agencies, both at the FBI and the Department of Justice, as seriously as you would expect.The cancelling of The Interview will be a major blow for Sony, which could potentially cost the stricken giant $300m.  center_img Friday 19 December 2014 3:35 am whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Sharelast_img read more

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London house prices: Parts of Havering, Enfield, Redbridge and Tower Hamlets to be given special status as housing zones

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Up and down the ladder: The latest comings and goings

first_img About the Author Reprints Log In | Learn More Alex Hogan/STAT STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond. Hired someone new and exciting? Promoted a rising star? Finally solved that hard-to-fill spot? Share the news with us, and we’ll share it with others. That’s right. Send us your changes, and we’ll find a home for them. Don’t be shy. Everyone wants to know who is coming and going.And here is our regular feature in which we highlight a different person each week. This time around, we note that the Gilead Sciences (GILD) unit Kite hired Frank Neumann as senior vice president and global head of clinical development. Previously, he worked as Verastem (VSTM), where he was chief medical officer. Ed Silverman Pharmalot Columnist, Senior Writer Ed covers the pharmaceutical industry. What is it? By Ed Silverman Feb. 12, 2021 Reprints What’s included?center_img [email protected] @Pharmalot GET STARTED Pharmalot Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. Up and down the ladder: The latest comings and goings Unlock this article — plus daily coverage and analysis of the pharma industry — by subscribing to STAT+. First 30 days free. GET STARTED Tags jobsSTAT+last_img read more

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Laois man Francie Gorman elected as IFA South Leinster chairman

first_img Pinterest Home News Farming Laois man Francie Gorman elected as IFA South Leinster chairman NewsFarming Electric Picnic Francie Gorman Laois farmer Francie Gorman has been elected as the new chairman of South Leinster region of IFA.Gorman, who is from Spink and is a beef and sheep farmer, was Laois IFA chairman from 2015 to 2019. He is a member of the Ballinakill IFA branch and saw off the challenge of James Kehoe from Wexford to be elected to the role.Voting was conducted via postal ballot by county officers and branch delegates in the eight counties that make up the South Leinster region and counting took place in the Farm Centre in Dublin today.He received 1,390 votes, to James Kehoe from Wexford with 867 votes.Martin Stapleton said the turnout of 87% among delegates to the eight county executives in the South Leinster region was a decisive mandate.“This was the largest election so far this year that we have done by postal ballot. Despite the restrictions imposed by COVID-19, our National Council decided to press ahead with elections as they were due. The postal system has worked very well across our county executive structure. It shows the flexibility of the Association in responding to very changed circumstances,” he said.Francie Gorman said he looked forward to representing farmers in South Leinster on the National Officers’ Committee and National Council.“As a former Chairman of Laois IFA, I am aware of the issues and challenges facing farmers. I will bring this experience to my new role and I look forward to working with the President and other members of National Council,” he said.Francie Gorman acknowledged the contribution of his predecessor Tom Short and pledged to carry on his work.IFA votes are complex operations with each branch having a certain number of votes depending on the size of their membership.Gorman recorded a comprehensive win and performed better in Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Offaly and Kilkenny with Kehoe only coming out on top in his native Wexford and the neighbouring Wicklow.“I’m immensely proud to be a member of the IFA,” said Francie  earlier this year when his terms finished as Laois chairman.“We deliver for farmers and we probably don’t get enough credit for what we do.“We don’t get everything right and we do get things wrong. But without the IFA we’d be a lot worse off.”Current IFA president Tim Cullinan from Tipperary was high in his praise of Francie when he spoke at this year’s AGM in January,“I can assure you that the Laois voice was heard at national council,” said Cullinan who addressed the meeting.“And in a very good way. There was no better man than Francie to challenge the top table.”SEE ALSO – John Fitzpatrick appointed new Laois IFA chairman as Francie Gorman’s term comes to an end Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleCoronavirus: Six more deaths and 582 new cases – with 10 in Laois as new restrictions likely from December 28Next articleDeaths in Laois – Saturday, December 19, 2020 Steven Millerhttp://www.laoistoday.ieSteven Miller is owner and managing editor of LaoisToday.ie. From Laois, Steven studied Journalism in DCU and has 14 years experience in the media, almost 10 of those in an editorial role. Husband of Emily, father of William and Lillian, he’s happiest when he’s telling stories or kicking a point. Facebook TAGSBallinakillFrancie GormanIFALaois IFASpink Twitter Electric Picnic apply to Laois County Council for new date for this year’s festival WhatsApp Pinterest Laois man Francie Gorman elected as IFA South Leinster chairman Electric Picnic Electric Picnic Facebook By Steven Miller – 18th December 2020 Electric Picnic organisers release statement following confirmation of new festival date Laois Councillor ‘amazed’ at Electric Picnic decision to apply for later date for 2021 festival WhatsApplast_img read more

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UK Says Farewell to Jamaica’s Deputy High Commissioner

first_imgRelatedUK Says Farewell to Jamaica’s Deputy High Commissioner Advertisements RelatedUK Says Farewell to Jamaica’s Deputy High Commissioner FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail The Jamaican High Commission and the Jamaican UK Community last Friday said farewell to Deputy High Commissioner Sharon Saunders, at a special reception in London.She will be taking up duties as Jamaica’s High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago later this month.Glowing tributes were paid to Mrs. Saunders, who had been Deputy High Commissioner to the UK since 2002. She was praised for her professionalism, integrity and commitment to the Jamaican community.Speaking on behalf of the community, Norma Mesquito thanked Mrs. Saunders for her support over the years.“My fellow Jamaicans join with me to recognise the service you have given over the years in the United Kingdom. We are proud to have been associated with you, and confident that your good work and the experience you have gained over the years will put you in good stead to continue the work as High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago”, she said.High Commissioner Burchell Whiteman, said that the reception was a bitter sweet experience, as it was saying farewell while congratulating Mrs. Saunders on her elevation to the post of High Commissioner. He praised her generosity and energy that, he said, characterised her time in London.Shows Mrs. Sharon Saunders ( centre) and son Machel (left) with Former General Secretary of the Royal College of Midwives, Dame Karlene Davis, and Mr. Victor Davis, at a special reception held at the Jamaican High Commission in London to say farewell to Mrs. Saunders who will be taking up an appointment as High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago“She has been a model of support and cooperation. She has offered much guidance. She has been an excellent manager of the staff and, of course, she has been an excellent representative (for Jamaica)”, he said.The High Commissioner also praised Mrs. Saunders for taking the initiative to set up the Jamaica Enterprise Network (JENUK).Mrs. Saunders thanked her colleagues at the High Commission, as well as the community and her friends, for organising the reception in her honour. She paid special tribute to High Commissioner Whiteman, whom she described as a mentor. She also thanked her son, Machel, for his support and love.She said that her 28 years in the Jamaican Foreign service have been fulfilling.“I take with me many experiences and memories. I really appreciate all the sentiments. I am a dedicated public servant. We all know that there is a job to be done,” she said, adding that she was looking forward to the new challenge as High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago.center_img UK Says Farewell to Jamaica’s Deputy High Commissioner Foreign AffairsFebruary 4, 2009 RelatedUK Says Farewell to Jamaica’s Deputy High Commissionerlast_img read more

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Immortal Estate to Launch First 100-Point Wine

first_imgAdvertisementContemporary winery residing alongside Napa and Sonoma border is reimagined from Hidden Ridge Vineyard to deliver redeveloped top-rated CabernetSAN FRANCISCO – June 27, 2018 – Immortal Estate, Northern California’s newest winery situated on the mountainous border of Napa and Sonoma, has announced that it will launch its first Cabernet Sauvignon on July 10, 2018. The 100-point rated “Impassable Mountain” will be released under their own label and sold for $303 per bottle.The vineyard is an organic evolution of Hidden Ridge Vineyard, a winery that has produced wines earning a rare 100-point rating from internationally influential wine critic Robert Parker.Immortal Estate’s distinctive terroir, from its location stretching across fifty planted acres of the estate’s total 150 acres of land in the Mayacamas Mountains, enables it to produce true mountain fruits, creating wines consistently scoring 97 or over by Parker. West of St. Helena, the vineyard spans the slope of the mountainside, providing unique soil and light conditions for the fruits. Wines produced here are rich, dark, and full-bodied, with a range of palette notes including cassis, dense cocoa, sweet spice, and truffles.“These mountain fruit are incredibly delicate,” says Tim Martin, Owner of Immortal Estate. “The wines produced here are unlike anything else you can find; it really speaks to just how special this location is.”Through its transition to Immortal Estate, the vineyard aims to bring the already-high standard to new levels, by producing some of the highest quality wines from the region. Originally developed by Lynn Hofacket and Timothy Milos in 1990, Hidden Ridge earned accolades for producing unparalleled Cabernets, owing this to Hofacket’s accomplishments in developing the vineyards on such extreme slopes. Martin, who rose to prominence in Wine Country after cofounding Tusk Estate, believes this transition is just the beginning of the next chapter of the vineyard’s history.“Immortal Estate’s mission is to create truly immortal wines,” says Martin. “Like the immortal jellyfish on our labels, we want clients’ memories with Immortal Estate’s wines to live forever. We believe the way to do that is by delivering a truly luxurious wine experience through incomparable wines.”Robert Parker said of the 2013 Impassable Mountain: “This wine is nearly Immortal, drinking well young, and for those with the patience and wisdom to wait 25-35 years, a legacy wine from Sonoma.”ABOUT IMMORTAL ESTATE:Immortal Estate is an organic evolution from the acclaimed Hidden Ridge Vineyard on the Sonoma side of Spring Mountain in the Mayacamas Mountains. Under new management, the property was originally developed by the Lynn Hofacket, initially purchasing the land in 1990 and developing the vineyards over many years. Hofacket was very accomplished in developing vineyards on the extreme slopes of this mountain property but did not dedicate a similar effort to establishing the brand and marketing the wine. For more information, visit www.immortalestate.com.Wine produced from this vineyard has consistently been rated 90+ by industry aficionados Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast and Wine Advocate (Robert Parker). In 2014, Wine Spectator rated the 2009 “55% Slope” #32 of the Top 100 Wines of the year. The 2013 Impassable Mountain achieved a perfect score of 100 points from Robert Parker.Advertisement Email ReddIt Previous articleAfternoon Brief, June 27Next articleAlufoil Trophy 2019 Calls for Novel Alufoil and Aluminium Closure Concepts Press Release Facebook Pinterest Twitter Share Linkedin Home Industry News Releases Immortal Estate to Launch First 100-Point WineIndustry News ReleasesWine BusinessImmortal Estate to Launch First 100-Point WineBy Press Release – June 27, 2018 84 0 TAGSConsumerImmortal Estate last_img read more

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New Health Centre Opens in Madras

first_imgNew Health Centre Opens in Madras Health & WellnessAugust 20, 2012 Advertisements FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Hundreds of citizens from Madras and adjoining communities in northeastern St. Ann are now proud beneficiaries of a new health centre. The centre was established by the Harris Family Vision Foundation, at a cost of approximately $1.5 million. Dr. the Hon. Fenton Ferguson, officially opened the Madras Health Centre on August 17 during a ceremony at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in St. Ann. The centre will facilitate regular and more convenient health checks for citizens as well as make available opportunities for public education on healthy living. The Harris Family Vision Foundation has been working to have the health facility fully furnished and equipped so that residents can start benefitting soon.   Dr. Ferguson commended founding members of the Foundation, 17 year old Nekhidia Harris and 14 year old Kimberly Harris, for their bold effort and sacrifices, in making the facility a reality for the community. “I am very pleased for the sacrifices that the (Harris) family and the Foundation is making for all of you citizens in Madras and I thank you on behalf of the Government and people of Jamaica. The Prime Minister, Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, who should have been here, has asked me to bring her kind regards to the family… We are deeply indebted to this family and the Foundation for partnering with government,” Dr. Ferguson said. “I want to say to you all as members of this community, please continue to build on what you have received.  It is important, because if you fail to build on what you have received, then what you’d be asking of the Harris Family Vision Foundation is to come back year after year to Madras alone… and that would be selfish,” the Minister of Health noted. He announced that the government was about to pursue a public/private partnership arrangement of which the framework policy document was being formulated by the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ).    The Minister also explained that primary health care was a priority within his Ministry and special focus was being placed on development of health centres. He reported that under the Ministry’s three year programme 54 health centres have already been refurbished. “There are also about eight health centres that we are refurbishing or doing some other kinds of work on,” Dr. Ferguson said.   He acknowledged the contributions of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund and CHASE Fund towards the construction and refurbishing of these centres. “Primary Health Care is not only about giving care, it is also about prevention… and we are going to build and bring back a first class primary health care system, because in the 1970’s Jamaica was among the leading countries in the world with this level of health care,” Dr. Ferguson said. The Harris Family Vision Foundation which was founded by two girls at ages 11 and 9 years old, has been serving in Caribbean countries including Jamaica. It has hosted annual back-to-school treats, donated scholarships and funded the upgrading of educational facilities across the region. RelatedNew Health Centre Opens in Madrascenter_img RelatedNew Health Centre Opens in Madras RelatedNew Health Centre Opens in Madraslast_img read more