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Ransomware Epidemic Must Be Tackled at a Human Level

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Questionmark--Intelligence leaders at America’s National Security Agency1 and the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)2 have declared ransomware the top cybersecurity threat in 2021. Questionmark, the online assessment provider, says it is time to end the era of internet ignorance, and tackle the growing ransomware threat through staff assessments and training. Research shows, when it comes to cybersecurity, the weak link in the chain is human decision-making. A recent study

Treble Announces Expansion into San Diego to Accelerate Exits for Startups

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AUSTIN, Texas & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Austin--Treble, a PR agency that accelerates exits, today announced its expansion into the San Diego market. San Diego County startups raised nearly $2 billion in venture capital funding in the third quarter of 2021, according to a PitchBook/National Venture Capital Association’s Venture Monitor report. That reflects more than 62% growth over the same quarter last year. The region was number six nationally for money raised by startups in the quarter, behind S

Ortelius Urges Capital Senior Living’s Stockholders to Give the Company’s Board an Opportunity to Pursue Superior Financing by Voting AGAINST the Conversant Deal at Upcoming Special Meeting

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ortelius Advisors, L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Ortelius” or “we”), which owns approximately 12.7% of the outstanding common stock of Capital Senior Living Corporation (NYSE: CSU) (“Capital Senior Living” or the “Company”), today urged its fellow stockholders to vote AGAINST all of management’s proposals at the upcoming meeting of stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) on October 22, 2021, including the costly, dilutive and poorly-structured amended financing tr

Bradley L. Radoff Issues Open Letter to Recently-Appointed Independent Directors of Enzo Biochem

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HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bradley L. Radoff, who together with his affiliates holds approximately 7.2% of the outstanding common shares of Enzo Biochem, Inc. (NYSE: ENZ) ("Enzo" or the "Company"), today issued the following open letter to Dr. Mary Tagliaferri and Dr. Ian B. Walters, who joined the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) in November 2020: Dr. Tagliaferri and Dr. Walters, As you likely know, I am one of Enzo’s largest shareholders and have recently nominated two highly-qualifi

Cryptocurrency Innovators Invest in New Card Solutions, With Marqeta’s Modern Card Issuing Platform Powering Growth of New Category

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OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ), the global modern card issuing platform, announced today that it is powering cryptocurrency spending and rewards products for Coinbase, Fold, Shakepay and Bakkt, with the company seeing rising interest in new card products in this rapidly evolving category. Use of cryptocurrencies has grown considerably in the United States, with data from the Gemini Exchange estimating that 14% of the US currently owns some form of crypto. As a category l

The CapStreet Group Announces Investment in Credit Bureau Connection, Inc.

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HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--THE CAPSTREET GROUP ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN CREDIT BUREAU CONNECTION, INC.

Angeles Equity Partners Backed Crenlo Engineered Cabs Divests Emcor Enclosures

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LOS ANGELES & ROCHESTER, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $manda #HeavyEquipment--Angeles backed Crenlo sells Emcor to JLL Partners

Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. II Announces Effectiveness of Registration Statement and Special Meeting Date for Proposed Business Combination with Embark Trucks, Inc.

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SAN FRANCISCO & KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. II (“Northern Genesis 2”) (NYSE: NGAB) announced today that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") has declared effective its Registration Statement on Form S-4, as amended, filed in connection with its previously announced business combination with Embark Trucks, Inc. (“Embark”), a leading developer of autonomous technology for the trucking industry. A special meeting of Northern Genesis 2 st

Travelers Reports Third Quarter 2021 Net Income per Diluted Share of $2.62 and Return on Equity of 9.2%

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Travelers Companies, Inc. today reported net income of $662 million, or $2.62 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2021, compared to $827 million, or $3.23 per diluted share, in the prior year quarter. Core income in the current quarter was $655 million, or $2.60 per diluted share, compared to $798 million, or $3.12 per diluted share, in the prior year quarter. Core income decreased primarily due to net unfavorable prior year reserve development

Endpoint Secures $150 Million in Additional Funding as It Continues to Simplify the Real Estate Closing Process

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Endpoint, a digital title and settlement services company that provides a re-imagined closing experience for buyers, sellers, and their real estate agents, today announced that it has secured an additional $150 million in funding from its parent company, First American Financial Corporation, a leading provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions. This latest investment, which brings the total capital raised

OppFi Amends $75 Million Credit Facility with Atalaya Capital Management to Support Expansion of OppFi Card

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CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $OPFI--OppFi Inc. (NYSE: OPFI) (“OppFi”), a leading financial technology platform that powers banks to help everyday consumers gain access to credit, announced today that it has amended its existing $75 million credit facility with Atalaya Capital Management to support the growth of the newly launched OppFi Card, issued by First Electronic Bank, Member FDIC. OppFi recently launched OppFi Card, its first-ever credit card designed to enable the company to serve a segment of the

Fifth Third Announces Third Quarter 2021 Results

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CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ ®: FITB): Key Highlights Select Business Highlights: Closed acquisition of Provide, a leading fintech company serving healthcare practices Finalized HSA deposit sale, generating a pre-tax gain of $60 million (noninterest income) Made $15 million pre-tax contribution to accelerate racial equality, equity and inclusion in our communities Generated consumer household growth of 3% vs. 3Q20 Commercial loan production increased 5% compared to 2

Synovus Announces Earnings for the Third Quarter 2021

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COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE: SNV) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2021. Third Quarter 2021 Highlights Net income available to common shareholders of $178.5 million or $1.21 per diluted share, up $0.02 sequentially and up $0.65 compared to prior year. Adjusted diluted EPS of $1.20, unchanged sequentially and up $0.31 compared to prior year. Period-end loans increased $105.0 million sequentially, or $922.7 million excluding Pa

Henry Schein to Webcast Third Quarter 2021 Conference Call on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. ET

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MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Henry Schein to webcast third quarter 2021 conference call on November 2, 2021.

Pathfinder Partners Announces Quarterly Fund Closing Bringing Total Fund Equity to Over $137 Million

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SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pathfinder Partners (“Pathfinder”), a San Diego-based private equity firm specializing in multifamily real estate investments, today announced the quarterly closing of the Pathfinder Income Fund, L.P. (“Fund”), with more than $5 million in new commitments, bringing total Fund capital to more than $137 million. A stabilized multifamily fund for accredited investors, the Fund continues to seek new multifamily acquisitions. To date, the Fund has acquired 11 properties w

Silvergate Capital Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2021 Results

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LA JOLLA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Silvergate Capital Corporation (“Silvergate” or “Company”) (NYSE:SI) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Silvergate Bank (“Bank”), today announced financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2021. Third Quarter 2021 Highlights Net income available to common shareholders for the quarter was $23.5 million, or $0.88 per diluted share, compared to net income of $20.9 million, or $0.80 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2021, and net

Alarm.com to Announce 2021 Third Quarter Financial Results on November 4, 2021

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TYSONS, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alarm.com to Announce 2021 Third Quarter Financial Results on November 4, 2021.

Accenture Acquires Xoomworks to Enhance Procurement and Digital Transformation Capabilities in Europe

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LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Accenture acquired Xoomworks Group, a consulting and technology company that specializes in procurement technology.

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Earnings Per Share of $1.05

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KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Commerce Bancshares, Inc. announced earnings of $1.05 per share for the three months ended September 30, 2021, compared to $1.06 per common share in the same quarter last year and $1.38 per share in the second quarter of 2021. Net income attributable to Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (net income) for the third quarter of 2021 amounted to $122.6 million, compared to $132.4 million in the third quarter of 2020 and $162.3 million in the prior quarter. For the quarter,

Thompson Street Capital Partners Portfolio Company T-Base Communications Acquires CommonLook

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ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP), a private equity firm based in St. Louis, today announced the acquisition of CommonLook by T-Base Communications, a TSCP portfolio company. CommonLook is a leading provider of software and services enabling electronic document accessibility and remediates more than one million pages annually for more than 600 customers. T-Base simplifies the fast, secure delivery of accessible communications in a wide range of print, web, and

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