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USA: EnerDel still in battery business, now working with Purdue on li-ion research

University Receives Gift of Research Data, Technology and Industry Expertise

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Indiana-based EnerDel Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries and energy storage systems, is expanding its relationship with Purdue University’s College of Technology with a gift of lithium-ion battery technology, research data and technical expertise to train More

University Receives Gift of Research Data, Technology and Industry Expertise

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Indiana-based EnerDel Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries and energy storage systems, is expanding its relationship with Purdue University’s College of Technology with a gift of lithium-ion battery technology, research data and technical expertise to train More

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EnerDel Secures Second Order to Supply Lithium-Ion Battery Pack for Volvo’s C30 Electric Car

EnerDel Secures Second Order to Supply Lithium-Ion Battery Pack for Volvo’s C30 Electric Car
Company Delivers Advanced Lithium-ion Battery Systems for Buses, Trucks, Trains and Cars.

We’re pleased that we’ve been able to work with Volvo to deliver one of the best electric vehicles on the road today. The experience we’ve gained enables us to deliver an exception More

EnerDel Secures Second Order to Supply Lithium-Ion Battery Pack for Volvo’s C30 Electric Car
Company Delivers Advanced Lithium-ion Battery Systems for Buses, Trucks, Trains and Cars.

We’re pleased that we’ve been able to work with Volvo to deliver one of the best electric vehicles on the road today. The experience we’ve gained enables us to deliver an exception More

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EnerDel Secures Second Order to Supply Lithium-Ion Battery Pack for Volvo’s C30 Electric Car

INDIANAPOLIS – EnerDel Inc., manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries and energy storage systems, has received a second supply order from Volvo Car Corp. to manufacture its 24 kWh, lithium-ion battery pack to power Volvo’s C30 Electric car.

EnerDel was initially selected by Volvo as its battery supplier for the Volvo C30 Electric back in September 2009, when the car was announced More

INDIANAPOLIS – EnerDel Inc., manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries and energy storage systems, has received a second supply order from Volvo Car Corp. to manufacture its 24 kWh, lithium-ion battery pack to power Volvo’s C30 Electric car.

EnerDel was initially selected by Volvo as its battery supplier for the Volvo C30 Electric back in September 2009, when the car was announced More

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Russian Capitalist Acquires Lithium Battery Manufacturer Ener1

Russian entrepreneur Boris Zingarevich has obtained control of United States lithium battery manufacturer Ener1. The $81 million investment by the Russian businessman, who has close links with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, has raised some concerns for US-based media outlets.

The Obama administration has a strong track record of employing public funding to advance “green energy” an More

Russian entrepreneur Boris Zingarevich has obtained control of United States lithium battery manufacturer Ener1. The $81 million investment by the Russian businessman, who has close links with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, has raised some concerns for US-based media outlets.

The Obama administration has a strong track record of employing public funding to advance “green energy” an More

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USA: Ener1, Owner Of Lithium Cell Firm, To Emerge From Bankruptcy

Ener1, the company that owns lithium-ion cell maker EnerDel, will emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the next two weeks, according to a recent statement by the company.

The firm had sought bankruptcy protection in January, but said it would not go out of business. Its recovery comes after an internal restructuring of both the organization and its debts.

Newly negotiated lending agr More

Ener1, the company that owns lithium-ion cell maker EnerDel, will emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the next two weeks, according to a recent statement by the company.

The firm had sought bankruptcy protection in January, but said it would not go out of business. Its recovery comes after an internal restructuring of both the organization and its debts.

Newly negotiated lending agr More

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USA: Ener1, Electric-Car Battery Maker, Seeks Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Ener1 Inc. (HEVV), which received a $118 million U.S. Energy Department grant to make electric-car batteries, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today after defaulting on bond debt amid heavy competition from Asia.

The company listed assets of $73.9 million and debt of $90.5 million as of Dec. 31 in court papers filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan. Ener1 has been affected b More

Ener1 Inc. (HEVV), which received a $118 million U.S. Energy Department grant to make electric-car batteries, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today after defaulting on bond debt amid heavy competition from Asia.

The company listed assets of $73.9 million and debt of $90.5 million as of Dec. 31 in court papers filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan. Ener1 has been affected b More

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USA: Advanced Battery Technologies and Ener1 — Delisted and Pushing for Credibility

The Paragon Report Provides Equity Research on Advanced Battery Technologies & Ener1

NEW YORK, NY, Dec 02, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — While electric cars are slowly yet surely catching on, electric car battery makers have struggled in recent quarters. Lithium Ion battery manufacturers are presently contending with growing debt, increased competition from Asia, and, in some c More

The Paragon Report Provides Equity Research on Advanced Battery Technologies & Ener1

NEW YORK, NY, Dec 02, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — While electric cars are slowly yet surely catching on, electric car battery makers have struggled in recent quarters. Lithium Ion battery manufacturers are presently contending with growing debt, increased competition from Asia, and, in some c More

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USA: Batteries maker Ener1 suspended in Nasdaq

American Lithium-ion batteries maker Ener1.Inc is now officially suspended from trading on the Nasdaq, a huge blow to the battery maker after experiencing troubles with Norwegian electric car maker Think and the resignation of the company’s top two executives in the last two months.

Based on documents filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on October 19, the c More

American Lithium-ion batteries maker Ener1.Inc is now officially suspended from trading on the Nasdaq, a huge blow to the battery maker after experiencing troubles with Norwegian electric car maker Think and the resignation of the company’s top two executives in the last two months.

Based on documents filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on October 19, the c More

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USA: The Battery Show brings strategic insights, technologies to Michigan’s rapidly-growing industry

Registration now open for the Oct. 25-27 advanced battery expo and conference

NOVI, Mich., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Tackling the business and technology hurdles that define the competitive and constantly evolving $30 billion energy storage industry is no easy task. Strategic decisions require careful consideration, as many can make or break a business. The Battery Show, to be held More

Registration now open for the Oct. 25-27 advanced battery expo and conference

NOVI, Mich., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Tackling the business and technology hurdles that define the competitive and constantly evolving $30 billion energy storage industry is no easy task. Strategic decisions require careful consideration, as many can make or break a business. The Battery Show, to be held More

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USA/China: Ener1 Announces Supply and Distribution Agreement with Lightning Motorcycles

Ener1’s lithium-ion battery solutions to be used in Lightning’s growing product line of racing and commuter motorcycles and scooters
NEW YORK, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Ener1, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEV), a leader in lithium-ion energy storage solutions, today announced a supply and distribution agreement with Lightning Motorcycles, the maker of the world’s fastest producti More

Ener1’s lithium-ion battery solutions to be used in Lightning’s growing product line of racing and commuter motorcycles and scooters
NEW YORK, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Ener1, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEV), a leader in lithium-ion energy storage solutions, today announced a supply and distribution agreement with Lightning Motorcycles, the maker of the world’s fastest producti More

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USA: Building better batteries

Obtaining and developing the right sources of energy is key, but there’s plenty of scope to improve its storage too. Giles Crosse looks at how new technology could impact on the cars we will drive in the future.

Electric vehicles are gaining more and more importance, as rising prices on oil and emissions standards seek to change the way we travel.

These trends are fuelling ever-inc More

Obtaining and developing the right sources of energy is key, but there’s plenty of scope to improve its storage too. Giles Crosse looks at how new technology could impact on the cars we will drive in the future.

Electric vehicles are gaining more and more importance, as rising prices on oil and emissions standards seek to change the way we travel.

These trends are fuelling ever-inc More

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USA: National Alliance for Advanced Technology Batteries to Host Second Annual Meeting and Industry-Academic Advanced Battery Summit

New Markets, New Innovation: The Next 5 Years in Advanced Batteries, With Duke Energy’s Senior Vice President and CTO, David W. Mohler, as Keynote Speaker

CHICAGO, IL, Jul 20, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — NAATBatt (National Alliance for Advanced Technology Batteries) will hold its second annual meeting and conference in Louisville, KY, September 7-8, 2011, at the Seelbach Hil More

New Markets, New Innovation: The Next 5 Years in Advanced Batteries, With Duke Energy’s Senior Vice President and CTO, David W. Mohler, as Keynote Speaker

CHICAGO, IL, Jul 20, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — NAATBatt (National Alliance for Advanced Technology Batteries) will hold its second annual meeting and conference in Louisville, KY, September 7-8, 2011, at the Seelbach Hil More

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Lux Research Ranks Energy Storage Suppliers for Electric Vehicles

The Lux Innovation Grid shows the top innovators, as looming oversupply of batteries makes forming smart partnerships essential.

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The hype around electric vehicles has fueled interest in energy storage technologies, and has attracted an increasing number of competitors to an already crowded market. Soon, it will be impossible for all of these companies to More

The Lux Innovation Grid shows the top innovators, as looming oversupply of batteries makes forming smart partnerships essential.

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The hype around electric vehicles has fueled interest in energy storage technologies, and has attracted an increasing number of competitors to an already crowded market. Soon, it will be impossible for all of these companies to More

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There’s a severe oversupply of electric car batteries comin’

Part of the reason for the oversupply of EV batteries is simple: The market for electric cars is looking like it’s going to be a lot smaller than predicted, at least in the short term. The crunched market is something battery maker Ener1, which had a deal with electric car maker Think, and Johnson Controls, which has a battery partnership with Saft, have discussed publicly. Johnson Controls is l More

Part of the reason for the oversupply of EV batteries is simple: The market for electric cars is looking like it’s going to be a lot smaller than predicted, at least in the short term. The crunched market is something battery maker Ener1, which had a deal with electric car maker Think, and Johnson Controls, which has a battery partnership with Saft, have discussed publicly. Johnson Controls is l More

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USA: Broad Coalition of Industry, Local Government and Public Interest Groups Support Electric Vehicles and Freedom from Oil

San Francisco, CA–(ENEWSPF)–July 7, 2011. Today more than 180 local and national companies and organizations joined together to show their support for plug-in electric vehicle (EV) policies and infrastructure –demonstrating the groundswell of support in all regions of the country for EV innovation and the types of policies needed to make it successful.

In a joint statement, t More

San Francisco, CA–(ENEWSPF)–July 7, 2011. Today more than 180 local and national companies and organizations joined together to show their support for plug-in electric vehicle (EV) policies and infrastructure –demonstrating the groundswell of support in all regions of the country for EV innovation and the types of policies needed to make it successful.

In a joint statement, t More

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USA: Ener1 Joins Volvo in Washington, DC Seminar on Electric Vehicle Safety

Li-ion Battery Maker Starts Phase II of Production to Supply C30 Electric Car
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Ener1, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEV), a leading manufacturer of lithium-ion energy storage systems for transportation, utility grid and industrial applications, will join host Volvo Car Corporation for a seminar here today at the Embassy of Sweden on the issue of safety in electri More

Li-ion Battery Maker Starts Phase II of Production to Supply C30 Electric Car
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Ener1, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEV), a leading manufacturer of lithium-ion energy storage systems for transportation, utility grid and industrial applications, will join host Volvo Car Corporation for a seminar here today at the Embassy of Sweden on the issue of safety in electri More

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USA: A123 Systems: Green Energy Promise and Peril

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Reporting negative 85% gross margins and a cost of revenue that is double the actual revenue generated are never good earnings report items, but for lithium ion battery company A123 Systems(AONE_), a woeful first quarter was the expectation.

“We knew it would be a really bad quarter, and sure enough it was,” said CLSA Securities analyst Mark Heller.< More

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Reporting negative 85% gross margins and a cost of revenue that is double the actual revenue generated are never good earnings report items, but for lithium ion battery company A123 Systems(AONE_), a woeful first quarter was the expectation.

“We knew it would be a really bad quarter, and sure enough it was,” said CLSA Securities analyst Mark Heller.< More

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USA: Complete Lithium-ion Battery Plant For Sale

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Now Accepting Bidder Proposals.

UNIQUE SALE OFFERING:
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Equipment was never put into production, Installed 2005.

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Real Estate

and/or

Equipment Available

Now Accepting Bidder Proposals.

UNIQUE SALE OFFERING:
Immediate Availability.
First Come, First Served.
20,000 sq. ft. Building available as empty facility and/or bid for Equipment.
Equipment was never put into production, Installed 2005.

Click here for a VIRTUAL VIDEO T More

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Research and Markets: The Hybrids and Plug-In Vehicles Report – 2011 Edition

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/102695/the_hybrids_and_pl) has announced the addition of the “The Hybrids and Plug-In Vehicles Report 2011 Edition” report to their offering.

“The Hybrids and Plug-In Vehicles Report 2011 Edition”

This 273 page report provides coverage of the market in Europe, North More

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/102695/the_hybrids_and_pl) has announced the addition of the “The Hybrids and Plug-In Vehicles Report 2011 Edition” report to their offering.

“The Hybrids and Plug-In Vehicles Report 2011 Edition”

This 273 page report provides coverage of the market in Europe, North More

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USA: Sluggish demand for electric car forces layoffs at Ener1

Battery maker Ener1 has laid off about 3 percent of its 770 employees worldwide, partly because of lower-than-expected demand from the Think electric car being assembled in Elkhart.

About 380 of New York-based Ener1’s work force was assigned to facilities in Noblesville, Indianapolis and Mount Comfort prior to the layoffs, corporate spokesman Brian Sinderson said. He was not sure to w More

Battery maker Ener1 has laid off about 3 percent of its 770 employees worldwide, partly because of lower-than-expected demand from the Think electric car being assembled in Elkhart.

About 380 of New York-based Ener1’s work force was assigned to facilities in Noblesville, Indianapolis and Mount Comfort prior to the layoffs, corporate spokesman Brian Sinderson said. He was not sure to w More

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USA: Electric Vehicles Visit D.C. for Earth Day

Could 2011 be the year of the electric car? Less than 15 years after the electric car was famously — but erroneously — claimed to be dead, there is new consumer and public-policy interest in electrics and electrically driven vehicles. The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), the trade association that represents battery, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fuel-cell electric-drive More

Could 2011 be the year of the electric car? Less than 15 years after the electric car was famously — but erroneously — claimed to be dead, there is new consumer and public-policy interest in electrics and electrically driven vehicles. The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), the trade association that represents battery, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fuel-cell electric-drive More

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China: The $100 Billion Opportunity in China

After an extended period of 50%-plus annual growth, China recently surpassed the United States as the largest car market in the world. This is just the tip of the iceberg, as only 2% of the Chinese population owns cars. In other words, the market has vast potential to grow significantly bigger.

Given that the market is in its infancy, China has a unique opportunity to embrace newer and clea More

After an extended period of 50%-plus annual growth, China recently surpassed the United States as the largest car market in the world. This is just the tip of the iceberg, as only 2% of the Chinese population owns cars. In other words, the market has vast potential to grow significantly bigger.

Given that the market is in its infancy, China has a unique opportunity to embrace newer and clea More

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USA: Electric Vehicles to Take Center Stage in Nation’s Capital for Earth Week

2011 EDTA Conference, “The Time is Now,” April 19-21, To Bring Together Policy and Business Leaders to Accelerate Electric Drive into the Market

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2011 EDTA Conference, “The Time is Now,” April 19-21, To Bring Together Policy and Business Leaders to Accelerate Electric Drive into the Market

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USA: Electric Vehicles to Take Center Stage in Nation’s Capital for Earth Week

2011 EDTA Conference, “The Time is Now,” April 19-21, To Bring Together Policy and Business Leaders to Accelerate Electric Drive into the Market

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Quote startWith our nation at an energy crossroads, this year’s conference will demonstrate how electric drive technology will be an essential More

2011 EDTA Conference, “The Time is Now,” April 19-21, To Bring Together Policy and Business Leaders to Accelerate Electric Drive into the Market

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Quote startWith our nation at an energy crossroads, this year’s conference will demonstrate how electric drive technology will be an essential More

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Electric Car Stocks News Alert; Department of Energy releases Report, “One Million Electric Vehicles by 2015″Electric Car Stocks News Alert; Department of Energy releases Report, “One Million Electric Vehicles by 2015”

February 9, 2011 (www.investorideas.com renewable energy /green newswire) Investorideas.com a leader in cleantech investor research, reports on electric car stocks and battery stocks trading following a report released yesterday by the Department of Energy, One Million Electric Vehicles by 2015 . Headlines for yesterday’s trading in the electric car stocks sector reflected the renewed invest More

February 9, 2011 (www.investorideas.com renewable energy /green newswire) Investorideas.com a leader in cleantech investor research, reports on electric car stocks and battery stocks trading following a report released yesterday by the Department of Energy, One Million Electric Vehicles by 2015 . Headlines for yesterday’s trading in the electric car stocks sector reflected the renewed invest More

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Possible Electric Vehicle Credit Driving Battery Stocks (GM, AONE, TSLA, HEV, XIDE, JCI, CBAK)

Word emerged on Tuesday that President Obama may back a $7,500 tax credit at the point of sale for buyers of electric vehicles such the Chevy Volt made by General Motors (GM). Previously, Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) had introduced legislation to this effect. The move is seen as more favorable for the industry than schemes that require the buyer wait until filing taxes before receiving the re More

Word emerged on Tuesday that President Obama may back a $7,500 tax credit at the point of sale for buyers of electric vehicles such the Chevy Volt made by General Motors (GM). Previously, Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) had introduced legislation to this effect. The move is seen as more favorable for the industry than schemes that require the buyer wait until filing taxes before receiving the re More

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Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Progress Review 2010

The global electric vehicle market in 2009 was worth more than $26 billion, including more than $4.6 billion worth of associated power sources. This market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.5% between 2010 and 2015 under a consensus scenario. This will result in a $78 billion global market in 2015, along with a $7.6 billion power source market.

The hybrid ele More

The global electric vehicle market in 2009 was worth more than $26 billion, including more than $4.6 billion worth of associated power sources. This market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.5% between 2010 and 2015 under a consensus scenario. This will result in a $78 billion global market in 2015, along with a $7.6 billion power source market.

The hybrid ele More

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Biden rolls out plan to put 1M plug-in vehicles on the road

Greenfield, Ind.— Vice President Joe Biden today began rolling out the Obama administration’s efforts to get 1 million plug-in electric vehicles on the road by 2015.

The White House is calling for converting the $7,500 tax deduction for electric vehicles into a rebate that consumers could get when they buy an electric vehicle — usually at a dealership. President Barack Obama is al More

Greenfield, Ind.— Vice President Joe Biden today began rolling out the Obama administration’s efforts to get 1 million plug-in electric vehicles on the road by 2015.

The White House is calling for converting the $7,500 tax deduction for electric vehicles into a rebate that consumers could get when they buy an electric vehicle — usually at a dealership. President Barack Obama is al More

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Crashed Electric Volvo C30 Displayed at Detroit Auto Show


DETROIT — What happens when an electric car hits a wall at 40 miles an hour? For the answer, Volvo crashed one.

“We found the battery packs need to be mounted in the car away from the crumple zones that are designed to absorb e More


DETROIT — What happens when an electric car hits a wall at 40 miles an hour? For the answer, Volvo crashed one.

“We found the battery packs need to be mounted in the car away from the crumple zones that are designed to absorb e More

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Ener1 to raise $25m to expand US production


Lithium-ion battery manufacturer Ener1, Inc., is selling $25 million in shares and senior unsecured notes to raise funds for the continuing expansion of its US production capabilities.

The New York City-based company said investments would be led by funds managed by Goldman Sachs Asset Manage More


Lithium-ion battery manufacturer Ener1, Inc., is selling $25 million in shares and senior unsecured notes to raise funds for the continuing expansion of its US production capabilities.

The New York City-based company said investments would be led by funds managed by Goldman Sachs Asset Manage More

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