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2014-06-02 16:21:35

RYE, N.Y., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunes Point Capital, LLC ("DPC") announced today that it has acquired the assets or stock of a group of industrial and chemical businesses owned by Alco Industries Inc. ("Alco"). DPC Investment Partners, LLC provided the equity for the transaction. The debt for the transaction was provided by an entity sub-advised by an affiliate of GSO Capital Partners LP ("GSO"), Blackstone's credit business, and PNC Bank.* Kirkland & Ellis LLP...

2014-05-22 12:27:45

ORLANDO, Fla., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What's the best thing about kids being out of school for the summer? Celebrating at SeaWorld(®) Orlando and Busch Gardens(®) Tampa all week long! Both parks are launching an all-new "select your day, select your savings" ticket offer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140522/90462 This new pricing lets guests choose between a weekday visit or an "any day" visit, both offering great savings. Guests have the flexibility of being able...

2014-05-01 16:27:52

NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deal, TheStreet's (NASDAQ: TST) institutional business, announced the results of their quarterly rankings of the top firms and professionals involved in active bankruptcy cases for the first quarter of 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/NY78400LOGO "Pre-planned bankruptcies have gradually become the rule rather than the exception. In recent years we have seen them occur in more jurisdictions and applied on increasingly complex cases,...

2014-03-27 12:34:19

BEIJING, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pactera Technology International Ltd. (Nasdaq: PACT) ("Pactera" or the "Company"), a global consulting and technology services provider strategically headquartered in China, today announced the completion of the merger contemplated by the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of October 17, 2013 (the "Merger Agreement"), among the Company, BCP (Singapore) VI Cayman Acquisition Co. Ltd. ("Parent"), BCP (Singapore) VI Cayman...

2014-03-21 08:22:50

Eighteen-month celebration kicks off on March 21, 2014 at all three SeaWorld parks SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment(TM) launches a multi-park celebration to commemorate a key event in the company's history. The original SeaWorld® Park opened its gates for the first time in March 1964 on Mission Bay in San Diego. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140321/FL88090-a SeaWorld's 50th Celebration features a Sea of Surprises(TM) throughout an...

2014-03-06 04:24:07

BEIJING, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pactera Technology International Ltd. (Nasdaq: PACT) ("Pactera" or the "Company"), a global consulting and technology services provider strategically headquartered in China, today announced that at an extraordinary general meeting held today, the Company's shareholders voted to approve the proposal to authorize and approve the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of October 17, 2013 (the "Merger Agreement"), among the...

2014-02-28 08:21:44

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Energy - Utica, LLC (AEU), an affiliate of American Energy Partners, LP (AEP-LP), announced today that it has closed on its offering of $750 million of seven-year 3.5% convertible subordinated notes that priced last week. The offering was upsized from an initial amount of $500 million. The notes are convertible upon the first qualified, registered public offering of AEU into shares of the same class of common stock that are sold...

2014-02-25 04:23:31

BEIJING, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pactera Technology International Ltd. (Nasdaq: PACT) ("Pactera" or the "Company"), a global consulting and technology services provider strategically headquartered in China, is pleased to announce that Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS") and Glass Lewis & Co., LLC ("Glass Lewis") have recommended that Pactera shareholders vote for approval of the Company's agreement and plan of merger (the "Merger Agreement") dated October 17,...

2014-01-06 16:25:49

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Velti plc announced today that in conjunction with the completion of the sale of its mobile marketing business to GSO Capital Partners LP ("GSO"), Jeff Ross has resigned his position as chief financial officer and Phokion Potamianos has resigned his position as director of the Company. Both resignations are effective immediately. "I would like to thank Jeff and Phokion for their valuable service to the Company," said Alex Moukas, the...

2014-01-03 16:22:06

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Velti plc announced today that the Company has closed the sale of its mobile marketing business to affiliates of GSO Capital Partners LP ("GSO"), the credit division of Blackstone (NYSE: BX). The transaction includes the sale of business lines operated by Velti Inc. and Air2Web Inc. in the U.S., Air2Web India, Velti DR Limited and Mobile Interactive Group, Ltd. in the U.K., and Velti Netherlands B.V. in the Netherlands. As previously...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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