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5G LLC Grows Its Rooftop Portfolio With Real Capital Solutions

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 11:22pm

5G LLC is excited to announce the latest addition of properties to its high tech rooftop portfolio, through a multi-year agreement with Real Capital Solutions (RCS) a prominent investor in value-added real estate.

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  • 5G LLC is excited to announce the latest addition of properties to its high tech rooftop portfolio, through a multi-year agreement with Real Capital Solutions (RCS) a prominent investor in value-added real estate.
  • 5G LLC works with real estate property owners and occupiers to provide rooftop and technology solutions that increase property revenue and value.
  • The 5G LLC leadership team combines strong commercial real estate relationships with deep wireless telecommunications experience, positioning it to be a leader in 5G cell site deployment.
  • Given the unique geographic dispersion of this real estate portfolio RCS is eager to embark on the opportunities 5G presents, said Brian Mistysyn, Director of Asset Management at Real Capital Solutions.

Genius Sports Group Announces Filing of a Registration Statement on Form F-4 in Connection With Its Proposed Business Combination With dMY Technology Group, Inc. II and Reaffirms Its Full Year 2020 Projections

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 10:34pm

The proposed business combination (the transaction) will be effected through NewCo, whereby dMY II will become a subsidiary of NewCo.

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  • The proposed business combination (the transaction) will be effected through NewCo, whereby dMY II will become a subsidiary of NewCo.
  • The Company also reaffirmed its full-year 2020 projections and expects to generate revenue of approximately $145 million and adjusted EBITDA of approximately $14 million.
  • Genius Sports Group is the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the global ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media.
  • In connection with the proposed business combination (the Business Combination), NewCo has filed the Registration Statement with the SEC which has not yet become effective.

Neustar Announces Additions to Executive Leadership Team

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 9:16pm

Neustar Inc. , a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, today announced five new appointments to its executive leadership team.

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  • Neustar Inc. , a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, today announced five new appointments to its executive leadership team.
  • The addition of Michael, Bob, Jimmy, Hyune, and J. to our executive leadership team will better enable us to achieve our performance and growth objectives.
  • Prior to joining Neustar in 2018, he held senior leadership positions with high growth and innovative software and information companies.
  • He also leads the Product Engineering and Technology Operations team, aligning Neustar solutions and infrastructure to customer and business needs.

BET Announces Its Multiplatform Programming Strategy for Inauguration 2021

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 9:03pm

BET announces coverage plans of the historic Biden/Harris inauguration with BET NEWS Presents: Inauguration 2021.

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  • BET announces coverage plans of the historic Biden/Harris inauguration with BET NEWS Presents: Inauguration 2021.
  • Live coverage is scheduled to begin Wednesday, January 20 at 11:00 am ET/10c on BET.
  • BET NEWS Presents: Inauguration 2021 will feature live coverage of the Inauguration Day events including the official swearing-in and inauguration speech of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden.
  • BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-American Woman; BET Music Networks - BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, BETs growing festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.

Consolidated Communications Secures Incremental Term Loan Financing of $150 million

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 9:00pm

Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL) today announced it has secured and closed on an incremental $150 million term loan that is fungible with the Companys existing First Lien Term Loan B with maturities due October 2027.

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  • Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ: CNSL) today announced it has secured and closed on an incremental $150 million term loan that is fungible with the Companys existing First Lien Term Loan B with maturities due October 2027.
  • The terms of the incremental term loan facility are substantially similar to those relating to the Company's existing term loan facility, except with respect to issue price.
  • The loans under the incremental term loan facility bear interest at a rate of equal to LIBOR plus of 4.75% per annum with a 1.0% LIBOR floor.
  • "Were very pleased to have secured the additional financing on attractive terms and appreciate the support of key lenders that placed the proceeds," said Steve Childers, chief financial officer of Consolidated Communications.

Accenture Acquires Wolox, Boosting Cloud First and Digital Transformation Capabilities in Argentina and South America

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 7:46pm

The acquisition of Wolox brings differentiated skills to Accenture, as the team uniquely blends cloud native development with design and state-of-the-art technologies for business transformation, said Karthik Narain, global lead for Accenture Cloud First.

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  • The acquisition of Wolox brings differentiated skills to Accenture, as the team uniquely blends cloud native development with design and state-of-the-art technologies for business transformation, said Karthik Narain, global lead for Accenture Cloud First.
  • The addition of the Wolox team enhances the global capabilities of Accenture Cloud First , a multi-service group providing a full stack of cloud services to help clients across every industry accelerate their digital transformation, innovate faster, and create differentiated, sustainable value.
  • By pairing Accentures global expertise with Woloxs regional talent and capabilities, this acquisition strengthens our ability to help clients accelerate business transformation using cloud technologies and deliver measurable business value, said Sergio Kaufman, president of Accenture Argentina and Hispanic South America.
  • By joining Accenture, we will be able to continue doing so, furthering our reach and impact in a more robust manner.

SHI International Named a CloudHealth “Partner of the Year”

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 7:44pm

SHI International has been selected as one of 10 CloudHealth by VMware Partner of the Year award winners, which were recently recognized during the 2021 CloudLIVE Solution Provider Virtual Summit.

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  • SHI International has been selected as one of 10 CloudHealth by VMware Partner of the Year award winners, which were recently recognized during the 2021 CloudLIVE Solution Provider Virtual Summit.
  • By leveraging CloudHealth and SHI, our customers are maturing their cloud financial operations, enforcing cloud governance, and ultimately, seeing costs go down.
  • SHI International has proven itself a leader in delivering innovative solutions and valuable services that accelerated customers digital transformation in the cloud.
  • This is the fourth year that SHI has been recognized as a CloudHealth Partner of the Year.

CyberArk Receives Cyber Catalyst SM Designation From Global Cyber Insurance Leaders

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 6:11pm

CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR ), today announced that CyberArk Core Privileged Access Security has received a Cyber CatalystSM designation.

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  • CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR ), today announced that CyberArk Core Privileged Access Security has received a Cyber CatalystSM designation.
  • Created by Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, the Cyber Catalyst program convenes leading cyber insurers to evaluate cybersecurity solutions and awards the Cyber Catalyst designation to those they believe can have a meaningful impact on cyber risk.
  • The Cyber Catalyst designation signals that leading insurers believe the CyberArk Core Privileged Access Security solution can help reduce cyber risk, and strongly merits consideration by organizations who seek solutions that yield meaningful improvements in cyber risk outcomes.
  • To learn more about CyberArk, visit https://www.cyberark.com/ , read the CyberArk blogs or follow on Twitter via @CyberArk , LinkedIn or Facebook .

Asana Named #1 Best Workplaces in the Bay Area by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE for the Fourth Year in a Row

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 5:00pm

For the fourth consecutive year, Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have named Asana Inc. (NYSE: ASAN), a leading work management platform for teams, the number one Best Workplace in the Bay Area .

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  • For the fourth consecutive year, Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have named Asana Inc. (NYSE: ASAN), a leading work management platform for teams, the number one Best Workplace in the Bay Area .
  • In 2020, Asana was also named one of the Best Workplaces for Parents; #2 Best Small & Medium Workplace; #8 Best Workplace for Women; #1 Best Small & Medium Workplace in the Bay Area; #1 Best Workplace for Millennials; #1 Workplace in Technology; and #7 Best Small Workplace in Ireland.
  • The Best Workplaces in the Bay Area is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations.
  • To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with Fortune, visit Greatplacetowork.com .

Digital Partnerships That Defied 2020 Disruption Will Be Recognized by New ISG Digital Case Study Awards™

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 4:59pm

The ISG Digital Case Study Awards will spotlight the achievements of the best-of-the-best partnerships, to illustrate the art of the possible when engaging with expert providers.

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  • The ISG Digital Case Study Awards will spotlight the achievements of the best-of-the-best partnerships, to illustrate the art of the possible when engaging with expert providers.
  • The new awards program expands on the successful ISG Digital Case Study Book, which published the 25 best examples of enterprise/provider partnerships in three annual editions between 2018 and 2020.
  • Over those three years, 175 enterprises and 63 providers submitted entries, with an audience of more than 420,000 people for the 2020 ISG Digital Case Study Book.
  • Nominations for the ISG Digital Case Study Awards are open through February 1, and winners will be announced at a virtual awards ceremony in mid-April.