Eyemart Express Attracts Strategic Investment from Leonard Green & Partners; FFL Partners and Barnes Family to Retain Majority Stake

Christel Deskins

DALLAS, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Eyemart Express, a leading national value optical retailer and the fastest provider of glasses in the industry, today announced that private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”) has completed a strategic investment in the company, joining majority stakeholders FFL Partners (“FFL”) and […]

B. Riley Financial Announces Strategic Investment in IQvestment Holdings LLC

Christel Deskins

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: RILY) (“B. Riley” or the “Company”), a leading business advisory and financial services company, today announced a strategic investment in IQvestment Holdings, an innovative fintech company offering an industry leading business-to-business eCommerce platform solution, as well as an SEC Registered […]

Turning Point Brands Makes Strategic Investment in Wild Hempettes LLC and Enters Into a National Distribution Agreement

Christel Deskins

Turning Point Brands, Inc. (“TPB”) (NYSE: TPB), a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded consumer products with active ingredients, today announced that it has acquired a 20% stake in Wild Hempettes LLC (“Wild Hempettes”), a leading manufacturer of hemp cigarettes under the WildHemp™ and Hempettes™ brands, with options to […]

Manulife Investment Management’s Strategic Fixed Income Strategy wins Active Global Fixed Income Strategy of the year

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CAD$ unless otherwise stated TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK: 945 The Pension Bridge Institutional Asset Management Award evaluates both quantitative and qualitative factors to determine honor TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Manulife Investment Management announced today that Manulife Strategic Fixed Income Strategy was recently awarded Active Global Fixed Income Strategy of […]

Application Relationship Management Company Expands Global Footprint with Strategic Investment …

Christel Deskins

Press release content from Globe Newswire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation. https://apnews.com/press-release/globe-newswire/technology-computer-and-data-security-computing-and-information-technology-7994cfd520955b1241c4feab80030971 Click to copy LOS ALTOS, Calif., Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — vArmour, the leading provider of Application Relationship Management, today announced that SC Ventures, the innovation, fintech investment and ventures unit of […]

ClickSWITCH and USAA Announce Strategic Investment

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MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 30, 2020– ClickSWITCH, a digital financial account switching solution, announced its most recent round of Series B-1 funding in the amount of $2 million from a USAA subsidiary. This brings the company’s external funding total to more than $21 million. This press release features multimedia. View the full […]

U.S. Fintech Payrix Secures $50 Million Through Series A Investment Round Led By Blue Star Innovation Partners & Providence Strategic Growth

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U.S. fintech Payrix announced on Thrusday it secured $50 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Blue Star Innovation Partners and Providence Strategic Growth. Founded in 2015, Payrix stated it provides SaaS businesses and marketplaces a flexible technology platform that enables them to optimize payments for […]

Young People Want Jobs in Innovation-first Industries; Banking and Strategic Consulting Lose Some Luster

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Amazon stands out in World’s Most Attractive Employers 2020 rankings   STOCKHOLM, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Universum’s World’s Most Attractive Employers rankings show students entering the workforce are doubling down on financial security and innovation; “high future earnings” is the number one priority when weighing a potential employer (and a […]

BaseLaunch announces that Johnson & Johnson Innovation has renewed its commitment becoming latest strategic partner in the second phase

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BASEL, Switzerland, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BaseLaunch, the Basel Area-based biotech venture accelerator and incubator, today announces their renewed strategic partnership with Cilag GmbH International, one of the pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson, who becomes the latest company to join the second phase of BaseLaunch’s endeavor to fuel […]

VITALL Intelligence Announces Strategic Investment Partner Global Excel Management

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TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vitall Intelligence Inc. (VITALL), a Canadian health and technology leader providing subscription-based Personal Health Records services and real-time medical device data, is pleased to announce a strategic investment and partnership with Global Excel Management Inc. (Global Excel). Global Excel of Sherbrooke, Quebec joins Blyth Investments, a Family Office from […]

Global Excel Management Announces Strategic Investment with VITALL Intelligence

Christel Deskins

Global Excel Management Inc., a leading supplier of global healthcare risk management solutions, announces a strategic investment and partnership with Vitall Intelligence Inc., a Canadian health and technology leader providing subscription-based Personal Health Records services, combined with real-time medical device data – aiming at further advancing the digital health sector. […]

Grit Mktg Launches As Strategic Marketing Agency

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The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — ATLANTA, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Grit Mktg, a strategic marketing agency based in Atlanta, has announced its launch and is now servicing clients nationwide.  Led by senior level marketing […]