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2014-09-17 08:30:26

CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flexpoint Ford, LLC ("Flexpoint"), a private equity firm focused on the financial services and healthcare sectors, today announced a definitive agreement to sell T&H Global Holdings, LLC and its subsidiaries ("VeriClaim") to Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. ("Sedgwick"). The primary investors of Sedgwick are affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. and Stone Point Capital LLC. VeriClaim has been majority owned by...

2014-09-17 08:28:56

Adopts One Year Stockholder Rights Plan CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, today confirmed that Auxilium has received an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Auxilium common stock at a price of $28.10 per share in cash and Endo stock, subject to due diligence, financing and other conditions. A copy of...

2014-09-17 08:26:50

SPIRIT PLANS AGGRESSIVE ACQUISITION AND GROWTH STRATEGY ON HEELS OF ACQUIRING CAL IV ENTERTAINMENT IN NASHVILLE NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit Music Group, one of the world's leading independent music publishing companies, announced today that it has obtained $50 million in new capital commitments from Fortress Credit Corp., to pursue its expansion plans. This investment brings Spirit's total capital raised since 2012 to more than $100 million. Spirit Music Group...

2014-09-17 08:25:12

SAN FRANCISCO, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenshoo [http://kenshoo.com ] (http://www.Kenshoo.com), the global leader in predictive marketing software, announced the winners of the second annual Kenshoo Infinity Awards [http://www.kenshoo.com/Infinities ] yesterday at the K8 Summit [http://www.kenshoo.com/k8 ]. Also known as the Infinities, the awards showcase the best work by marketers leveraging the Kenshoo platform in unique ways to achieve business goals....

2014-09-17 08:23:40

MIAMI, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Metals Corporation (Republic Metals) is proud to announce the addition of the Republic Metals brand to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange's (COMEX) "Official List of Approved Gold Brands" effective September 16, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140218/FL66405LOGO The addition to this exclusive list means that Republic Metals-brand gold is now deliverable against the exchange's gold futures contracts, as well as eligible for...

2014-09-17 08:23:08

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,552.76, up 0.75%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.59% higher at 17,131.97, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,998.98, up 0.75%. The gains were broad based as all the ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 691.39, up...

2014-09-17 07:08:41

The vast majority of great scientific and technological advances and inventions did not happen by accident. They were brought about by serious investment over many years by governments, businesses and individuals, enabling dynamic growth in societies and offering real hope for developing nations. Scientific research is a major driver for economic success and has applications in every industry sector, but it can't do much without investment. When Henry Ford set up the Ford Motor Company in...

2014-09-17 00:20:37

Europe is the world leader in terms of billionaire population and billionaire wealth, Asia responsible for 30% of the net increase in global billionaire wealth SINGAPORE and ZURICH, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014, released today, shows that 155 new billionaires were minted this year, pushing the global population to a record 2,325 - a 7% rise from 2013. The combined wealth of the world's billionaires increased by 12% to US$7.3 trillion, which is...

2014-09-16 23:14:24

Militello Capital made investments in seven emerging technology companies and acquired two multi-family apartment communities this summer. Leesburg, VA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Militello Capital, a greater Washington, DC private equity investment firm, maintained a consistent pace of investments in venture capital and real estate over the course of the traditionally dormant summer months for the private equity market. “Our ongoing deployment of capital in the real economy confirms...

2014-09-16 23:13:13

Established Customers Show Validation of InvestorIDTM in Mature Private Placement Marketplace Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 CrowdBouncer announced today that two new customers have signed up to use its InvestorID™ platform (http://www.InvestorID.com): Merriman Capital, Inc. (Member, FINRA / SIPC), a broker-dealer based in San Francisco that operates the Digital Capital Network, and Spencer Trask Ventures, Inc. (Member, FINRA / SIPC), an investment bank and private equity firm...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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