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Generational Equity Advises Legal Cost Control in its Sale to Alan Gray

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Legal Cost Control, a Generational Equity client, was acquired by Alan Gray .

Oggvo Names Maureen Ezekwugo CEO

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle-based SaaS platform Oggvo names Maureen Ezekwugo as new CEO

MSCI 2023 ESG & Climate Trends to Watch Report Identifies New Risk Landscape for Investors

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rising geopolitical tensions, soaring inflation, and regulatory change underpin MSCI’s 11th annual ESG & Climate Trends to Watch report – an analysis of more than 30 emerging risks set to impact corporations and investors worldwide in 2023 and beyond. Powered by research conducted by MSCI ESG Research analysts worldwide, the MSCI 2023 ESG & Climate Trends to Watch report highlights how global debates about what ESG and climate investing is now will impact what

Tradeweb Announces Partnership with BlackRock to Further Electronify Corporate Bond Market

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tradeweb Markets Inc. (Nasdaq: TW), a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets, today announced it has entered into a multi-year partnership with BlackRock to seamlessly integrate Tradeweb’s credit trading solutions and data into BlackRock’s Aladdin order execution management system (OEMS). This partnership, which focuses on corporate, municipal, and emerging market bonds, will deliver a unique integrated tradin

ShiftPixy Appoints Rodney Diekema CSO for QSR Markets and Eduardo Dominguez CSO for ShiftPixy Staffing

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ShiftPixy, Inc. (Nasdaq: PIXY) (“ShiftPixy” or “the Company”), a Florida-based national staffing enterprise which designs, manages, and sells access to a disruptive, revolutionary platform that facilitates employment in the rapidly growing Gig Economy, today announced the appointments of Rodney Diekema as Chief Sales Officer for the Company’s QSR (Quick Service Restaurants) markets, and Eduardo J. Dominguez as Chief Sales Officer for ShiftPixy’s staffing initiatives. “Ro

New FICO Survey: Americans Value Financial Fraud Prevention More Than Banking Customer Experience

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global analytics software platform provider, FICO, released findings of a survey exploring the shift in consumer expectations on how financial institutions manage fraud. The Consumer Survey 2022 surveyed more than 14,000 consumers across 14 different countries worldwide, including 1,000 consumers in the United States, and found that consumers expect a strong fraud stance from financial institutions as part of the customer experience (CX), both physically and d

Sephora Announces Participants for 2023 Accelerate Brand Incubator Program, With Continued Focus on BIPOC Brand Founders and New Programming

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Sephora North America announced the participants for its 2023 Accelerate brand incubator program, with a cohort of seven BIPOC brand founders spanning fragrance, makeup, and skincare. Sephora's Accelerate program will continue to focus on BIPOC-founded and owned brands as part of its commitment to increasing BIPOC representation in its product assortment. Now in its eighth year, the Sephora Accelerate program continues to build a community of innovative, i

Light Reading Announces 2022 Leading Lights Awards Winners 

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, last Friday announced the winners of the 2022 Leading Lights Awards. The telecom industry's most prestigious awards program concluded its 18th presentation via an online ceremony hosted by Light Reading's editors in the US and UK. The Leading Lights program comprised 24 categories, recognizing the industry's top companies and their executives for outstanding

Scale To Build Off-Grid Clean Energy Microgrid for Premium Refrigerated Cold Storage Facility in the Central Valley of California

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
MADERA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Origo Investments is partnering with industry veterans, Amond World, to develop a state-of-the-art refrigerated cold storage facility in the Madera Airport Industrial Park, which will include two 250,000 square feet buildings, each holding approximately 50 million pounds of almonds or other recently harvested crops for farmers and processors. The facility will provide short- and long-term storage and will increase profitability, extend almond shelf life by up to

Bread Financial Supports Junior Achievement™ of Central Ohio’s Financial Literacy Mission

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bread Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: BFH), a tech-forward financial services company that provides simple, flexible payment, lending and saving solutions, today announced a $1.5 million gift to Junior Achievement of Central Ohio (JA). JA inspires and prepares central Ohio K-12 students to achieve more in their lives and careers by delivering proven career-preparation, financial literacy and entrepreneurship programs in and out of the classroom. The contribution

Chemours Unveils Ti-Pure™ Sustainability (TS) Product Series, Designed to Advance Company & Customers’ Sustainability Goals Through TiO2 Innovation

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $CC--Chemours Unveils Ti-Pure™ Sustainability (TS) Product Series, Designed to Advance Company & Customers’ Sustainability Goals Through TiO2 Innovation

Asahi Kasei participates in investment in Circularise B.V. of the Netherlands

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
NEW YORK & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #asahikasei--Asahi Kasei, a diversified Japanese multinational company, has decided to invest in Circularise B.V., a startup company in the Netherlands that provides digital product passports and mass balance bookkeeping software, together with Brightlands Venture Partners, 4impact capital, and Neste, in November 2022. Circularise is a startup company founded in 2016 aiming to accelerate the shift towards a circular economy through supply chain traceability and transparenc

CURO Names Ismail Dawood Chief Financial Officer

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
WICHITA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CURO Group Holdings Corp. (NYSE: CURO) (“CURO” or the “Company”), a tech-enabled, omni-channel consumer finance company serving non-prime and prime consumers in the U.S. and Canada, today announced that it has appointed Ismail (Izzy) Dawood as Chief Financial Officer, effective January 3, 2023. He succeeds Roger Dean, who recently retired. Tamara Schulz, who has served as CURO’s Interim Chief Financial Officer, will return to her role as Chief Accounting Officer.

AcuityMD Increases Annual Revenue by 300+%; Customer and Staff Growth by 250%

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AcuityMD, providers of a novel commercial platform for medical technology (MedTech) companies, is ending 2022 with impressive business, customer, and employee growth. Founded in 2019, the start-up increased its annual recurring revenue (ARR) by 317%, customer growth by 253%, and new hires by 246%. For comparison, the average revenue growth rate for B2B software companies in the U.S. between two and four years of age is currently 82%. “It’s incredibly rewarding to experi

bondIT Receives a Strategic Investment from BNY Mellon to Drive Digitization of Fixed Income Investing

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
NEW YORK & HERZLIYA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #BondIT--bondIT receives strategic investment from BNY Mellon

Avalon BioVentures Raises First Fund Dedicated to Early-Stage Biotech Investments

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
LA JOLLA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avalon BioVentures Raises First Fund Dedicated to Early-Stage Biotech Investments

Angeles Equity Partners Adds Rodger Yuan to Operations Team

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $manda #mergersandacquisitions--Angeles Equity Partners adds Rodger Yuan as Vice President, Operations

Corner Growth Acquisition Corp. 2 Announces Extension of Expiration Time of Tender Offer for its Class A Ordinary Shares

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $TRON--Corner Growth Acquisition Corp. 2 (NASDAQ: TRONU, TRON, TRONW) (“Corner Growth” or the “Company”) announced that it has extended the Expiration Time of its previously announced tender offer to purchase and redeem its Class A Ordinary Shares (the “Shares”) at a purchase price of $10.21 per share (the “Tender Offer”). As amended, the Tender Offer will now expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on Thursday, December 15, 2022, unless further extended or earlier

DataArt Partners with Invesco to Deliver Successful Model Portfolio Services Application and Extend Footprint in the Financial Sector

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
NEW YORK & LONDON & MUNICH & ZUG, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #finance--DataArt, a global software engineering firm, has partnered with Invesco, a global investment management company, to provide design and development services for a range of new products, including Basecamp, the latest and most innovative model portfolio app. Basecamp is a sophisticated and user-focused application that simplifies complex workflows to enable users to spend more time with their customers. Unlike other model portfolio p

Lazard Names Ronald Temple as Chief Market Strategist

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 08:02
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lazard Ltd (NYSE: LAZ) today announced that Ronald Temple has been named Chief Market Strategist, effective immediately. In this newly created role, Mr. Temple will serve as a market strategist and thought leader to Lazard’s Asset Management and Financial Advisory businesses and will work closely with the firm’s new Geopolitical Advisory group. He will continue to provide macroeconomic and market perspectives to Asset Management’s global client base and to its investm

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