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2014-10-28 12:28:47

The fastest -growing segment of the commercial insurance market WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The financial performance of commercial property casualty insurance program administrators continues to outpace the performance of the overall property casualty insurance markets. Program business premium revenues increased by 9.8 percent reaching $30.1 billion in 2013 up from $27.4 billion in 2013. The Target Markets Program Administrators Association (TMPAA) released the results...

2014-10-28 12:27:16

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Private Bank & Trust (NYPB&T) and Aperture Media Partners, LLC have formed a specialty finance company providing comprehensive financing solutions to the filmed entertainment industry. The new company will operate under the name Aperture Media Partners and is structured to create a one-stop shop for producers and distributors seeking financing for film and television projects. Aperture offers a full spectrum of...

2014-10-28 12:26:26

EVANSVILLE, Ind., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Escalade, Incorporated (Nasdaq: ESCA) announced today the acquisition of the assets of Cue and Case Sales, Inc. which will become part of Escalade Sports, a wholly owned subsidiary of Escalade, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of table tennis, darting, billiards, game tables, basketball systems, archery and fitness products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130830/MM72120LOGO The acquisition will allow Escalade Sports to...

2014-10-28 08:45:28

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Sprint Corporation (NYSE: S), America Movil S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: AMX), T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS), Mobile Telesystems OJSC (NYSE: MBT), and SBA Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SBAC). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets...

2014-10-28 08:45:08

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ: INFN), Motorola Solutions Inc. (NYSE: MSI), Sonus Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: SONS), Extreme Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR), and Aruba Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets on...

2014-10-28 08:43:33

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU), Manhattan Associates Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH), Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), Concur Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: CNQR), and Workday Inc. (NYSE: WDAY). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Monday, October 27, 2014, the...

2014-10-28 08:43:15

Data Synthesis(TM) identifies duplicate records, changes in business identification numbers and corporate family relationships, providing a clean master file COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian®, the leading global information services company, today announced the launch of its new customer data integration service aimed at helping risk managers better determine their current credit risk exposure and improve profitability with a more comprehensive view of...

2014-10-28 08:38:26

CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC ("DCF") acted as exclusive financial advisor to El Dorado Paper Bag Mfg. Co., Inc. ("El Dorado"), a leading producer of small format multiwall paper bags, in its sale to Industrial Opportunity Partners, LLC ("IOP"), a Chicago-based private equity investment firm. The acquisition closed on Sept. 3, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a "DCF's deep transaction and industry experience...

2014-10-28 08:33:59

Generates $8.6 Million Realized Gain and 30.9% Internal Rate of Return From Exit of Investment in NCP Investment Holdings, Inc. HOUSTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) ("Main Street") announced today that it recently fully exited its investment in NCP Investment Holdings, Inc. ("NCP"), a healthcare services company operating free-standing outpatient cardiac and vascular procedure labs. The centers are joint venture partnerships between NCP...

2014-10-28 08:30:50

The inaugural TechInsurance Market Index (TIMI) provides a snapshot of small IT business needs and risks. CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechInsurance, the nation's leading provider of business insurance for IT freelancers, contractors, and entrepreneurs, today published its inaugural TechInsurance Market Index (TIMI) report, which illuminates the primary risk exposures facing small technology business owners and offers strategies for reducing these risks and minimizing...


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