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Lazard Global Total Return and Income Fund Declares Monthly Distribution

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The Board of Directors of Lazard Global Total Return and Income Fund, Inc. (the Fund) (NYSE:LGI) has authorized the Fund to declare today, pursuant to a level distribution policy, a monthly distribution of $0.10646 per share on the Funds outstanding common stock. The distribution is payable on October 23, 2020 to shareholders of record on October 14, 2020. The ex-dividend date is October 13, 2020.

Portfolio data as of August 31, 2020, including performance, asset allocation, top 10 holdings, sector weightings, regional exposure, and other Fund characteristics have been posted on Lazard Asset Managements (LAM) website, www.LazardAssetManagement.com. Additionally, any notices required by Section 19(a) of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, which provide information regarding the respective estimated amounts of each monthly distribution derived from net investment income, net realized capital gains (short- and long-term) and return of capital, will also be available on www.LazardAssetManagement.com.

The Funds investment objective is total return, consisting of capital appreciation and current income. The Funds net assets are invested in a portfolio of approximately 60 to 80 US and non-US equity securities, including American Depository Receipts, generally of companies with market capitalizations greater than $2 billion, and may include investments in emerging markets. The Fund also invests in emerging market currencies (primarily by entry into forward currency contracts), or instruments whose value is derived from the performance of an underlying emerging market currency, and also may invest in debt obligations, including government, government agency and corporate obligations and structured notes denominated in emerging market currencies.

An indirect subsidiary of Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ), LAM, the Funds investment manager, offers a range of equity, fixed-income, and alternative investment products worldwide. As of August 31, 2020, LAM and affiliated asset management companies in the Lazard Group managed $232.3 billion worth of client assets. For more information about LAM, please go to www.LazardAssetManagement.com. Follow LAM at @LazardAsset.

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IT Tech Packaging, Inc. Advances Additional Orders Negotiation with One of Its Top 5 Customers

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BAODING, China, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — IT Tech Packaging, Inc. (NYSE American: ITP) ("IT Tech Packaging" or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, today announced that the Company is advancing negotiation with one of its top 5 customers, based in Shandong Province for orders of the paper products. The customer is currently ranked among the top 5 customers of the Company during the past couple of years.

Based on the negotiation, the Company and the customer will further cooperate on products supply and purchase in the next quarters and definitive new contracts are expected to be signed by the end of the year. Based on its increasing clients’ demand, the customer will continue to increase its purchase orders from the Company.

Mr. Zhenyong Liu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IT Tech Packaging commented, "We are pleased with the negotiation with the customer for further partnership. As Chinese economy recovers from the COVID-19 epidemic with an amazing pace, our top clients such as companies focusing on printing and packaging are also receiving amount of orders and some even have backlog of orders, so they push forward the negotiations for raw materials and increase purchase volume of our products. We appreciate their confidence in our products as well as efficiency of delivery. We hope the stable partnership between us will continue contributing considerable revenue stream in the upcoming quarters."

About IT Tech Packaging, Inc.

Founded in 1996, IT Tech Packaging, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China. Using recycled paper as its primary raw material (with the exception of its tissue paper products), ITP produces and distributes three categories of paper products: corrugating medium paper, offset printing paper and tissue paper products. With production based in Baoding and Xingtai in North China’s Hebei Province, ITP is located strategically close to the Beijing and Tianjin region, home to a growing base of industrial and manufacturing activities and one of the largest markets for paper products consumption in the country. ITP has been listed on the NYSE American since December 2009.

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This press release may contain forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or anticipated, including risks outlined in the Company’s public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company’s latest annual report on Form 10-K. All information provided in this press release speaks as of the date hereof. Except as otherwise required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise its forward-looking statements.

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Altium Accelerates IoT Hardware Development with Modular Design and Toradex Collaboration

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Altium (ASX:ALU) announces that Toradex, a leading embedded computing solution provider, has licensed the Geppetto modular design tool. Toradex users can now go straight from creating a Toradex design, to manufacturing a working printed circuit board in just one session from the Toradex website.

With Geppetto, Altium has simplified electronic engineering and removed the barrier of entry for a new breed of product inventors. Engineers and designers of all levels now have easy access to modular prototyping and rapid production, propelling electronics design for the emerging AI and IoT markets.

The partnership with Altium allows everybody to create customized boards using a web-based ˜drag and drop designer, no schematic and layout experience required! Currently supported are the Verdin and Colibri SoMs featuring the latest NXP i.MX 6, i.MX 7 and i.MX 8M Mini Applications Processors. The collaboration also extends into the software. Torizon, the open source easy-to-use Linux platform, can be configured to support the custom boards built with Geppetto, said Daniel Lang, CMO, Toradex. We look forward to enabling even more modules such as the Verdin i.MX 8M Plus featuring an integrated neural network accelerator for Machine Learning applications.

Geppetto is a free cloud-based design tool that opens the door to electronics design for non-electrical engineers. Now Toradex users can create Geppetto-based carrier board designs for Toradex Computer-on-Modules and Single Board Computers in minutes, and have it ready to ship from 7-20 working days.

We are thrilled Toradex is choosing to give their users the power of authorship and advanced design using Geppetto, said W. Gordon Kruberg, M.D., head of Modular Hardware, Altium, LLC. Geppetto is democratizing the path for electronics design.

Geppetto Key Capabilities:

  • Custom Web-design tool – embedded directly into the Toradex ecosystem, Geppetto provides a simple drag and drop design platform to develop production-ready prototypes for IoT and AI applications.
  • Free Design, BSP, and 3D Model files On Demand – Geppetto generates EagleCAD, .BRD and .SCH files of your design on-demand, as well as instant pricing and customized device trees, datasheets and .STL models.
  • Altium Viewer – With Altium Viewer embedded in the Geppetto interface, Geppetto also provides Altium Designer project files and high-quality PDF schematics.
  • Rapid Manufacturing – Carrier boards designed and ordered in Geppetto reduces engineering cost and errors. Geppetto automates the PCB routing, BOM, fabs and assembly. Electronics arrive pretested, application ready, and fully assembled in 15 business days.

Register for The Innovative Drag and Drop Hardware Development for Embedded Devices Webinar, November 18th, 2020 to learn how Toradex now enables customized embedded computing solutions without the need to draw schematics and layout boards. You will be introduced to Geppetto, a web-based design tool, which lets you create a carrier board for Toradex System on Modules. 

About Geppetto

Geppetto is a free online design tool that lets almost anyone create electronic device designs. Hardware design can be created in minutes, complete with BOM documentations and pricing. Users can clone existing templates, create multiple projects, and go straight from a design to a production ready order in one session. Geppetto is an Altium product. To learn more about Geppettos web design tool integration into Toradex visit https://www.toradex.com/

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Analysis of COVID-19 on Preclinical Animal Behavior Market | Market to See High Growth Due to the Increasing Prevalence of Chronic Conditions | Technavio

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The global preclinical animal behavior market is expected to grow by USD 19.52 million as per Technavio. This marks a significant market slow down compared to the 2019 growth estimates due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first half of 2020. However, steady growth is expected to continue throughout the forecast period, and the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 4%.

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The preclinical animal behavior market is driven by the increasing prevalence of various chronic diseases. In addition, the increase in digitization and automation in healthcare is anticipated to boost the growth of the preclinical animal behavior market.

Lifestyle changes such as poor dietary habits and consumption of tobacco and alcohol and air pollution have increased the prevalence of various chronic diseases and disorders. Every year, chronic conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, autoimmune diseases, and metabolic diseases claim a large number of deaths worldwide. For instance, about three-tenth of the people died from some form of cardiovascular disease in 2016, globally. Out of these, more than eight-tenths were due to heart attack and stroke. The prevalence of such diseases is further increasing with the expanding geriatric population worldwide. These factors have led to the research for the development of novel therapies for various chronic conditions, which has increased the use of animals in preclinical trials. Therefore, the rising prevalence of chronic diseases is expected to drive the growth of the global preclinical animal behavior market during the forecast period.

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Major Five Preclinical Animal Behavior Companies:

Columbus Instruments International

Columbus Instruments International operates its business through a unified segment. The company offers various animal behaviour research equipment such as ACTUAL-HCA; automated animal activity meter for measuring locomotor activity, sterotypic movement, vertical movement, time in square, and animal path; and comprehensive lab animal monitoring system for 24-hour, automated, non-invasive collection of several physiological and behavioral parameters.

Harvard Bioscience Inc.

Harvard Bioscience Inc. operates its business through a unified segment. Through its subsidiary Panlab SL, the company offers a wide range of apparatus to analyze animal’s behavior in diverse thematics such as operant conditioning, pain and analgesia, learning and memory, locomotor activity and exploration, food, drink and metabolism, anxiety and depression, video tracking, sensory motor and coordination, fear and emotion.

Imetronic

Imetronic operates its business through segments such as Devices and Services. The company offers a wide range of apparatus to analyze animal behavior in diverse thematics such as operant conditioning, drug dependencies, learning and memory, locomotion and motor coordination, consumption, anxiety and depression, video tracking, movement compensators and rotary joints.

Kinder Scientific

Kinder Scientific operates its business through the Products segment. The company offers a wide range of apparatus to analyze animals’ behavior in diverse thematics such as fear conditioning system, learning and memory, motor activity, and anxiety and depression, etc.

Med Associates Inc.

Med Associates Inc. operates its business through a unified segment. The company offers a wide range of apparatus to analyze animals’ behavior in diverse thematics such as operant conditioning and general behavior, fear conditioning, learning and memory, mazes, videotracking, etc.

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Preclinical Animal Behavior Market End-user Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2020-2024)

  • Industrial laboratories and CROs
  • Academic and government research laboratories

Preclinical Animal Behavior Market Geography Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2020-2024)

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • ROW

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  • Small animals
  • Large animals

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Global Preclinical Animal Telemetry Market “ Global preclinical animal telemetry market by end-user (industrial laboratories and CROs and academic, government, and other research laboratories), type (small animal telemetry and large animal telemetry), and geography (North America, Europe, Asia, and ROW).

Global Animal Genetics Market “ Global animal genetics market by geography (Asia, Europe, North America, and ROW) and solution (live animal, genetic testing services, and genetic materials).

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