Look: Chris Pratt, Katherine Schwarzenegger make red carpet debut at 'Avengers: Endgame' premiere

April 23 (UPI) -- Engaged couple Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger made their red carpet debut at the premiere of Marvel's Avengers: Endgame. Pratt, who portrays Star-Lord in the Marvel cinematic universe, was all smiles alongside Schwarzenegger on Monday as the pair posed together. The actor wore a black suit with a white undershirt and a...

Look: Jeremy Jordan introduces newborn daughter Clara

April 23 (UPI) -- Supergirl star Jeremy Jordan is a new dad. The 34-year-old actor took to Instagram Monday after welcoming a baby girl, Clara Eloise, with his wife, actress Ashley Spencer, on Sunday. Jordan shared a slideshow of photos of his newborn daughter, including a picture of Clara cuddled up on Spencer's chest. He marveled at his baby girl...

Look: Prince Louis appears in new photos ahead of 1st birthday

April 23 (UPI) -- Prince Louis appeared in a series of cute new photos ahead of his first birthday. Kensington Palace released three pictures of Louis, the youngest son of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Monday on Twitter in honor of his birthday, which falls Tuesday.  Middleton, the duchess of Cambridge, took the photos herself at home. The...

Building the health systems of tomorrow: dealmaking and the future of the life sciences sector

EY has recently published a year-in-review report for deal making in the global life sciences industry.  The publication features some interesting statistics about deal activity in the past year, and makes predictions about which trends will carry forward into the 2019 and beyond. The total value of life sciences deals in 2018 was US $198...…...

Message from President Hoyer on Notre-Dame fire

Today we wake up to a poorer world. One of the icons of France, one of the great stone images of beauty and history, was extensively damaged by fire on Monday.Read More

EIB and IDB join forces to strengthen post-disaster recovery and climate resilience of Haiti, while 40 Finance Ministers launch a Coalition for Climate Action

Strengthening Haiti’s post-disaster recovery and climate resilienceRead More

SDGs in Action : EIB Vice-President Ambroise Fayolle highlights the role of technology and digital innovation in delivering the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Washington

The urgent question of how to turn the billions to trillions and deliver the SDG’s was the issue filling chairs in the World Bank’s Atrium as delegates came to hear what solutions international financial and development institutions had to offer.Read More

EIB among first 60 signatories of new Impact Principles at Spring Meetings

Towards a transparent market for impact investorsRead More

Have your say on the Urban Agenda for the EU and its future development

Europeans are heading for the cities. By the end of this century, 9 out of 10 of them will live in an urban area. But what kind of city will they call home? The EU’s Urban Agenda helps shape the future of cities and urban areas. The Agenda is a multi-level working method to stimulate growth, liveability and innovation in the cities of Europe and to...

Celebrating 10 years of the Eastern Partnership: Vice President Vazil Hudak joins the debate at the Atlantic Council in Washington

To answer this question, the Atlantic Council and the European Commission gathered representatives from the six Eastern Partnership countries Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine, and international financial institutions working in the region to take stock of successes and the challenges ahead.Read More

EIB joins fellow development finance institutions in launching new joint country analysis website

Country-focused analysis from international financial and development institutions will be brought together and accessible to decision-makers, researchers and the civil societyRead More

EIB lights it up blue for autism!

For the first time this year, the EIB Group, through the EIB Institute, joined the “Light it up blue” action for autism on 2 April, World Autism Awareness Day. Read More

In photos: Scarlett Johansson, Brie Larson attend 'Avengers' premiere

Updated: April 23, 2019 at 8:40 AM The cast of "Avengers: Endgame" attends the premiere of the film in Los Angeles on April 22, 2019. The film follows the aftermath of "Avengers: Infinity War" as the Avengers assemble to undo Thano's destruction and restore order. Let's...

Bain considers options for Waystar: Bloomberg

Bain Capital is weighing options, including a sale, of Waystar, a healthcare technology company, Bloomberg reported. Bain has held early stage discussions about a potential sale that could value Waystar at more than $3 billion, the story said.Read More

Wynnchurch to buy Alliance Designer Products

Wynnchurch Capital LLC said April 23 that it acquired Alliance Designer Products Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. Alliance Designer makes polymeric sand and related installation products used in residential and commercial hardscaping projects.Read More

Deskforce raises Series A round

Deskforce said April 23 that raised a Series A financing round from Cornerstone Venture Partners. Financial terms weren’t announced. Deskforce, of Jerusalem, aims to help businesses with a full ecosystem of software that consolidate the business process and strengthen their business intelligence efforts.Read More

AIB, First Data to buy majority of Payzone for 100 mln euros

AIB Group plc and First Data Corp have acquired a majority Payzone via a joint venture. The deal is valued at up to 100 million euros ($113 million). Carlyle Cardinal Ireland is the seller. Arma Partners provided financial advice to Carlyle Cardinal.Read More

KeepTruckin raises $149 mln

KeepTruckin said April 23 that it raised $149 million in a Series D investment led by Greenoaks Capital. Existing investors IVP, GV, Index Ventures and Scale Venture Partners participated in the round. KeepTruckin provides fleet management solutions to connect trucks.Read More

Stansik joins ParkerGale Capital

ParkerGale Capital said April 22 that Paul Stansik has joined its team as a principal. He will be responsible for working with the leaders of ParkerGale’s portfolio companies to improve their talent and performance management programs. Stansik previously worked in the leadership and talent practice at Bain & Co.Read More

Partners Group to buy CapeOmega

Partners Group said April 23 that it agreed to buy CapeOmega. HitecVision is the seller. The deal values CapeOmega at about 1.2 billion euros ($1.35 billion). CapOmega provides infrastructure for transporting natural gas produced on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.Read More