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Silver Creek Capital Hires Nathan Kelso as Chief Technology Officer

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silver Creek Capital Management (“Silver Creek” or the “Firm”), an alternative investment boutique focused on developing unique investment solutions for institutional and sophisticated investors globally, today announced that Nathan Kelso has joined the Firm as Chief Technology Officer. For more than a decade, Mr. Kelso was Chief Information Security Officer of Research Affiliates, a global leader in smart beta and asset allocation, and earlier served in a senior infor

FiscalNote Launches StressLens, a Novel AI Agent to Provide Customers With New Tools to Decode the Human Element in Risk

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FISCALNOTE LAUNCHES STRESSLENS, A NOVEL AI AGENT TO PROVIDE CUSTOMERS NEW TOOLS TO DECODE THE HUMAN ELEMENT IN RISK - Secures 1st StressLens Customer

The Arena Group Appoints Sara Silverstein as Chief Executive Officer

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On April 19, 2024, the Board of Directors of The Arena Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE American: AREN) appointed Sara Silverstein as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Cavitt Randall will remain Chairman of the Board and continue to be an active voice and asset to the leadership team. Silverstein joined Arena Group to manage TheStreet in 2021. Under her leadership as General Manager of the Finance Arena, TheStreet became one of the fastest-growin

First Farmers and Merchants Corporation Reports First Quarter Results

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
COLUMBIA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Farmers and Merchants Corporation (OTC Pink: FFMH), the holding company for First Farmers and Merchants Bank, today announced its results for the first quarter of 2024. “First Farmers’ results for the first quarter were on track with our expectations,” stated Brian K. Williams, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Farmers. “We are pleased to report that our growth in interest income accelerated and outpaced the growth in interest expense during t

Bruker to Acquire the NanoString Business in an Asset Deal

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
BILLERICA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $BRKR #BRKR--Bruker Corporation (Nasdaq: BRKR) today announced that it has entered into a definitive acquisition agreement with NanoString Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Seattle, Washington, a leading provider of solutions for spatial transcriptomics and gene expression analysis. Under the asset purchase agreement, Bruker expects to acquire substantially all of the assets and rights associated with NanoString’s business, including the nCounter®, GeoMx®, CosMx™ and At

DCI Expands DataVisor Partnership for Increased Fraud Protection

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DataVisor, the world’s leading AI-powered fraud and risk platform, is thrilled to announce the expansion of its partnership with DCI, a leading provider of award-winning core processing, digital banking, and fintech solutions. Following a highly successful initial phase of deployment, DCI will now broaden the use of DataVisor's next-generation fraud solutions to support more community banks across a variety of use cases. This expansion highlights DCI's co

NovaBay Pharmaceuticals Announces New and Enhanced Direct-to-Consumer Marketing to Efficiently Engage Customers and Drive Avenova Sales

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
EMERYVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NovaBay® Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE American: NBY), a company developing and commercializing high-quality eyecare and wound care products, announces a new and enhanced marketing program that includes text message communications (SMS) and targeted email programs aimed at enhancing the Avenova® brand while engaging with customers to drive online sales of Avenova products. The new and enhanced programs build upon the Company’s past highly productive marketing

Great Ajax Corp. Announces Final Conversion Rate for Its Convertible Notes

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great Ajax Corp. (NYSE: AJX; the “Company”), a real estate investment trust, in advance of the upcoming maturity of its outstanding convertible notes on April 30, 2024, announced that the convertible notes have a final conversion rate of 1.7405 shares of common stock per $25.00 principal amount of notes, which represents a conversion price of approximately $14.36 per share of common stock. About Great Ajax Corp. Great Ajax (NYSE: AJX) is a real estate investment trust

Bank of Hawai‘i Corporation First Quarter 2024 Financial Results

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
HONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bank of Hawai‘i Corporation (NYSE: BOH) today reported diluted earnings per common share of $0.87 for the first quarter of 2024, compared with diluted earnings per common share of $0.72 in the previous quarter and $1.14 in the same quarter of 2023. Net income for the first quarter of 2024 was $36.4 million, up 19.7% from the previous quarter and down 22.3% from the same quarter of 2023. The return on average common equity for the first quarter of 2024 was 11.20% compa

NX Stock Alert: Halper Sadeh LLC Is Investigating Whether the Merger of Quanex Building Products Corporation Is Fair to Shareholders

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Halper Sadeh LLC, an investor rights law firm, is investigating whether the merger of Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE: NX) and Tyman plc is fair to Quanex shareholders. Halper Sadeh encourages Quanex shareholders to click here to learn more about their legal rights and options or contact Daniel Sadeh or Zachary Halper at (212) 763-0060 or sadeh@halpersadeh.com or zhalper@halpersadeh.com. The investigation concerns whether Quanex and its board violated the f

BerlinRosen Holdings Rebrands as Orchestra

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #O2Investment--BerlinRosen Holdings, a portfolio company of O2 Investment Partners, has rebranded as Orchestra.

New Research: Lenders Using the Snapdocs eClosing Platform Experience 18-Day Faster Loan Velocity than Industry Peers

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Snapdocs, the mortgage industry’s leading digital closing provider, released new third-party research revealing lenders using its eClosing platform are 18 days faster than industry peers across the loan production timeline—from loan application through delivery to the secondary market. The research, independently conducted by advisory firm STRATMOR Group, collected self-reported performance data from over 150 mortgage lenders1. STRATMOR Group found that the avera

Asante Capital Group Names Laura Leyland Partner

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 04:40
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Asante Capital Group (“Asante”), a leading global private equity placement and advisory group, announced today that Laura Leyland has been promoted to Partner. The firm’s fifth Partner, Laura joined Asante more than a decade ago and over this period has worked on numerous successful mid-market private equity fundraisings across growth, buyout, and real assets funds based in Europe, North America and some emerging markets. She has advised on capital raises for funds tota

University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies Releases White Paper on How Organizations Can Improve Workplace Wellness Through Use of a Strategic Framework

Sat, 04/20/2024 - 10:39
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies has released a new white paper, “Recommendations to Support Workplace Wellness Using the EMPower CARE Scorecard” authored by Marlene N. Blake, Ph.D., fellow, Center for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Research (CWDIR) and doctoral area chair, and Christine Marquis, MBA, fellow, CWDIR and doctoral student in the College. The white paper explores findings from the 2023 Career Optimism Index® to focus on workplace wellne

T2EARTH Celebrates Earth Day by Leading the Wood Products Industry towards a Sustainable Built Environment

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 22:39
AUGUSTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 1970, the inaugural Earth Day marked a pivotal moment in history, galvanized by the collective efforts of over 20 million passionate individuals. Spearheaded by Senator Gaylord Nelson, this landmark event resonated with a global outcry against rampant pollution and the urgent need for environmental safeguards. Responding to this resounding call to action, Congress swiftly established the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency by the close of that transformative y

Illinois Jury Awards $45 Million in Mesothelioma Case Against Johnson & Johnson, Kenvue, Inc.

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 22:39
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A jury in the Circuit Court of Cook County in Chicago found Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and two subsidiaries liable in the asbestos-related death of a mother and grandmother, and awarded her family $45 million in damages. The jury concluded that Theresa Garcia’s lifelong use of talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder and other products was the cause of her mesothelioma, an always-fatal cancer of the lining of the lungs caused by exposure to asbestos. Laboratory testing h

TabaPay to Acquire the Assets of Synapse Financial Technologies, Inc.

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TabaPay, Inc., the leading instant money movement platform for the fintech industry, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets and affiliates of Synapse Financial Technologies, Inc. The agreement follows the filing by Synapse of a voluntary bankruptcy petition under Chapter 11. With the addition of the Synapse assets, TabaPay will offer an unprecedented array of financial services for fintech firms and financial institutions,

DOXIMITY SHAREHOLDER ALERT by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors With Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Doximity, Inc. - DOCS

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until June 17, 2024 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Doximity, Inc. (NYSE: DOCS), if they purchased or otherwise acquired the Company’s shares between February 9, 2022, and April 1, 2024, inclusive (the “Class Period”). This action is pending in the United States District Cour

Four ONDA Partners Earn Placement on D Magazine’s Best Lawyers List

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Four partners at Dallas-based Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson (ONDA) have earned placement in D Magazine’s 2024 edition of the Best Lawyers in Dallas. Earning repeat recognition for family law expertise are Keith Nelson, Scott Downing, Jeff Anderson and Brad LaMorgese. Founding partner Mr. Nelson focuses much of his practice on addressing the psychological impact of custody and divorce litigation on children and their parents. He also has been named to D CEO’s

GLOBAL PAYMENTS INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Global Payments, Inc. - GPN

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”), announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into Global Payments, Inc. (NYSE: GPN). Global Payments, Inc., is the parent company of Active Network LLC (“Active”), which operates online event registration and payment services for camps and athletic events, providing members with discounts on various consumer products and services,

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