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2014-04-22 16:31:54

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lemelson Capital Management, LLC, a private investment manager, today announced that it has taken a significant equity position in Kulicke & Soffa Industries (NASDAQ: KLIC), a global leader in the design and manufacture of semiconductor and LED assembly equipment. Lemelson Capital's acquisition reflects the firm's view that shares of the company remain dramatically undervalued. Lemelson Capital also announced today that it...

2014-04-22 16:30:18

EXTON, Pennsylvania and NEWTON, Massachusetts, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help architectural and engineering firms enhance their business performance and minimize professional liability risks, XL Group's Design Professional team, which offers professional liability insurance and risk management programs for architects, engineers and design consultants, and PSMJ Resources, Inc., a leading consultant on the effective management of architecture, engineering, and construction firms, have...

2014-04-22 12:33:09

SUCCESSFULLY GREW BUSINESS AND EXPANDED PLATFORM UNDER MIDOCEAN'S OWNERSHIP NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MidOcean Partners, a New York based private equity firm targeting investments in the middle market, and Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co. are pleased to announce that they have agreed to sell totes>>Isotoner, the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of functional accessories including umbrellas, cold weather and footwear products to Investcorp...

2014-04-22 12:30:52

Partners with Evolution1 to Offer Account-based Benefit Solutions SHEBOYGAN, Wis., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HSA Bank, a division of Webster Bank, N.A. and national leader in Health Savings Account (HSA) administration, today announced a sweeping expansion of its product suite. Beginning May 1, 2014, HSA Bank will offer more choices for consumers to save and pay for healthcare, dependent care, and commuter expenses on a pre-tax basis. Working with benefit technology partner...

2014-04-22 08:38:41

New study from Experian's ProtectMyID® reveals the habits that make people vulnerable COSTA MESA, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- A new online survey conducted for Experian's ProtectMyID(®) reveals Utahns still are potentially at risk from the continuing threat of identity theft. The survey shows that more than half (52 percent) of Utah residents either have been a victim of identity theft or know someone who has been affected by the crime. Despite this, people fail to take even...

2014-04-22 08:38:35

With gifts for mom in their highest demand, FatWallet.com brings the best Mother's Day deals to the forefront, helping online shoppers sort out the most savings possible. BELOIT, Wis., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FatWallet.com, the one-stop resource for online coupons and deals with cash back savings, brings Mother's Day savings front and center with their annual Mother's Day deals and Cash Back sale. The Mother's Day shopping season has seen increased spending the past 4 years from 14.6...

2014-04-22 08:36:19

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Private equity firm Olympus Partners, Stamford, Conn., has agreed to acquire Pregis Corporation North America, a protective packaging materials and systems manufacturer, for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of May. "Olympus Partners looks for enterprises that have established a leading market position and have a strong management team. We believe that such companies will enjoy greater...

2014-04-22 08:36:15

GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED ICONIC BRANDS, STABLE DEMAND AND HIGH QUALITY PRODUCTS PROVIDE SCALED PLATFORM FOR GROWTH NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investcorp, a leading provider and manager of alternative investment products and Freeman Spogli & Co., a leading private equity firm investing exclusively in the consumer and distribution sectors, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire totes>>Isotoner Corporation, the world's leading...

2014-04-22 08:34:33

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmagen, Inc. (OTCQB: PHRX) (the "Company" or "Pharmagen") today announced that it has completed its bridge financing lead by Pharmagen's Chairman, Richard A. Wolpow and Bagel Boy Equity Group II, LLC. Completion of this round helps get Pharmagen one step closer to following through on a plan of consolidation and restructuring which was initiated in October 2013. "I am excited to get this part of the plan behind us", says...

2014-04-22 08:24:24

HOUSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucas Energy, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LEI) ("Lucas" or the "Company"), an independent oil and gas company with its operations in Texas, today announced that on April 21, 2014, it completed the sale of equity securities as previously announced, to funds managed by Ironman Energy Master Fund and John B. Helmers (associated with Long Focus Capital Management). Specifically, the Company sold 3,333,332 units at $0.60 per unit for total gross consideration...