Vanguard Group Inc. Sells 41,914 Shares of Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN)

Vanguard Group Inc. trimmed its stake in Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) by 2.0% in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 2,082,429 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 41,914 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. owned about 0.09% of Huron Consulting Group worth $92,148,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in HURN. AJO LP bought a new position in shares of Huron Consulting Group in the 1st quarter worth $29,000. New York State Teachers Retirement System acquired a new position in Huron Consulting Group during the 2nd quarter valued at about $35,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its stake in Huron Consulting Group by 129.5% during the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 3,468 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $153,000 after purchasing an

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Boston Consulting Group rehired at $2M to conduct cost-saving study for Connecticut

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has again turned to Boston Consulting Group for another $2 million study, this one centered on how to manage a strategy that will involve reducing the state’s costs by some $500 million a year.

boston consulting group connecticut LamontThe study is designed to evaluate workforce efficiency and organizational design that would prepare Connecticut for a significant number of anticipated retirements among state employees by 2022.

The goal of the project is to generate recommendations about how best to mitigate the risk of the potential retirements and use the opportunity to modernize and improve how state government provides its critical services to Connecticut residents while reducing cost.

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) was selected after a competitive bidding process to assist in completing the study and to provide recommendations to Lamont and the members of the General Assembly.

The three-phase process will entail the following:

  • Phase 1 will include analysis of executive
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100,000 tourism jobs at ‘imminent risk’ due to Covid-19, industry group warns



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The Government has been called on to urgently intervene to safeguard 100,000 Irish tourism sector jobs at “imminent risk” due to Covid-19.

The Irish Hotels Federation said the sector was facing an exceptionally grim outlook and needed additional government supports in the upcoming Budget.

It comes after new figures from the Central Statistics Office showed the number of overseas visitors to Ireland plummeted by more than 80% year on year.

Some 363,600 people arrived in Ireland from overseas in August, this represented a 60% increase compared to the 227,300 people who travelled into the country in the previous month.

But the statistics showed that overseas travel remained “dramatically lower” than the same period last year when more than 2.25 million people arrived

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Peloton Consulting Group acquires TRI Consulting Services to expand Oracle Services Globally in Brazil, Latin America, and Asia Pacific

Peloton Consulting Group acquires TRI Consulting Services to expand Oracle Services Globally in Brazil, Latin America, and Asia Pacific

BOSTON (PRWEB) September 28, 2020

Peloton Consulting Group (“Peloton”), a leading consulting firm specializing in digital transformation, announces the expansion of its global delivery services with the acquisition of TRI Consulting Services (“TRI”).

The acquisition builds on Peloton’s cloud and enterprise application expertise. Peloton provides a best practice approach to helping customers modernize business processes combined with implementation expertise to drive digital transformation. Peloton is a leader in Oracle Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Human Capital Management (HCM), Supply Chain Management SCM), Customer Experience (CX), Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Analytics, providing advisory, implementation, and managed application services globally.

TRI is a leader in Oracle consulting and managed application services for global enterprises in some of the world’s most complex markets. TRI has over 150 bilingual Oracle consultants specializing in implementations,

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Soliton Appoints Greater Than One Group as its Integrated Marketing Agency

HOUSTON, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Soliton, Inc., (Nasdaq: SOLY) (“Soliton” or the “Company”), a medical device company with a novel and proprietary aesthetic platform technology, today announced that it has selected Greater Than One Group (“GTO”) as its integrated marketing agency. The collaboration will aim to raise the visibility of the Company’s Rapid Acoustic Pulse (“RAP”) device and establish the Soliton brand in the aesthetic industry through multi-channel marketing efforts.

Soliton’s decision to partner with GTO comes as the Company approaches initial U.S. commercialization of its Rapid Acoustic Pulse device in the first half of 2021.

“We are excited to begin this relationship with GTO to enhance Soliton’s brand impression and digital presence. Greater Than One is well-known for the imaginative aspects that the company provides to each project, and we look forward to the creative strategy that its team will bring to Soliton. We believe this partnership

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The Orogen Group and Westcor Land Title Insurance Company Sign Definitive Agreement: Orogen Acquires Majority Stake

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Orogen Group (“Orogen”) and Westcor Land Title Insurance Company (“Westcor”) today announced a definitive agreement in which Orogen will acquire a majority stake in Westcor, the nation’s largest privately-held title insurance company with an extensive independent agent network and an A” (A Double-Prime) Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) from Demotech Inc. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals.

Vikram S. Pandit, Orogen’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Under Mary O’Donnell’s leadership, Westcor has grown into the nation’s largest independent title insurance business, playing a critical role in facilitating real estate transactions for millions of consumers. Westcor’s world-class management team is committed to providing exceptional support and service to independent title agents and other participants in the title insurance process. Most aspects of the financial services landscape are being modernized, and we believe Westcor is at the forefront

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DVIDS – News – What Airmen need to know about Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance


KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. —

Death; it’s the one certainty in this life that eventually happen to all of us, but few of us like to think about. But, we should.

Lt. Col. Maurleen Cobb, 403rd Wing Judge Advocate, has seen what can happen when people don’t think about it and don’t plan, such as when an Airman’s Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance is paid out to an ex-spouse versus a current spouse or a previous girlfriend or boyfriend versus their children or parents, because that member didn’t update their beneficiary list when they had a major life changing event.

“Make sure your life insurance is going to who you want it to go to and if you have questions about the process, contact JA or the 403rd Force Support Squadron, who can assist you,” she said.

For Airmen and fellow servicemembers, they have the option to sign

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SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Friday, Zacks.com reports. The brokerage presently has a $33.00 target price on the technology company’s stock. Zacks Investment Research‘s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 12.63% from the stock’s current price.

According to Zacks, “SOFTBANK CORP. is engaged in providing telecommunication services. The Company’s business segments include: Mobile Communication, Broadband Infrastructure, Fixed-line Communication, Internet Culture and Others. It provides mobile communication services and sells attached cellular phone terminals, high-speed Internet access services, Internet protocol (IP) phone services and contents, fixed communication service, Internet advertising business, operation of various electronic commerce sites, provision of membership services, distribution of software and peripheral devices for personal computers and the operation of Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks-related business. SOFTBANK CORP. is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. “

Shares of SFTBY opened at $29.30

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Bank of America Corp DE Acquires 48,341 Shares of Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN)

Bank of America Corp DE grew its holdings in shares of Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) by 30.9% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 204,752 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 48,341 shares during the period. Bank of America Corp DE owned 0.90% of Huron Consulting Group worth $9,060,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Aperio Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 25.2% during the 1st quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 4,844 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $220,000 after acquiring an additional 976 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 7.8%

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