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2014-08-13 08:34:36

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) (the "Company") today announced that after a rigorous international search process, the Board of Directors has named Scott J. Freidheim as the company's next chief executive officer effective September 15, 2014. Freidheim, 49, joins CDI with more than 20 years of high-level experience across a range of industries with a proven ability to acclimate quickly and achieve strong financial performance. It is this business...

2014-07-07 08:31:00

PARIS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Company Focuses on Technology & Thought Leadership to Assist Clients to Take Advantage of Competitive Investment Opportunities in Global Markets Taliance (http://www.taliance.com), a global analytics provider serving the real estate and alternative investments marketplace, has announced the disposition of its back office-focused accounting and transactional solutions to Cassiopae ( http://www.cassiopae.com), a...

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 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...

2014-02-05 08:35:34

Enterprise Solution Offers Unprecedented Insight into Private Companies in the U.S. PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataFox Intelligence, Inc., the premier source of data-driven technology solutions for finance professionals, today announced the launch of its flagship enterprise product, DataFox (www.DataFox.co). Designed for investors and analysts from financial institutions, corporations, and governments, the subscription software aggregates and makes sense of millions of...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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