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Piper Sandler Advises Momentive Performance Materials on the Sale of its Consumer Sealants Business to Henkel Corporation

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 7:55pm

Piper Sandler &Co. , a leading investment bank and institutional securities firm, served as financial advisor to Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (Momentive) in the sale of its consumer sealants business to Henkel Corporation.

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  • Piper Sandler &Co. , a leading investment bank and institutional securities firm, served as financial advisor to Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (Momentive) in the sale of its consumer sealants business to Henkel Corporation.
  • Momentives consumer sealants business encompasses GE-branded consumer sealants sold under license from the General Electric Company and available through home-improvement centers, major retailers and hardware stores.
  • This deal marks the first deal completed by Piper Sandlers new chemicals and materials group, The Valence Group , acquired by Piper Sandler Companies in April 2020.
  • The Valence Group was acquired by Piper Sandler and is a brand name used by the chemicals & materials group of the Piper Sandler investment banking division.

LaborIQ by ThinkWhy® Advises U.S. Businesses on Labor Market Conditions Following July Jobs Report

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 6:22pm

ThinkWhy, a SaaS company helping businesses navigate the labor market, has released its U.S. monthly jobs report for July 2020.

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  • ThinkWhy, a SaaS company helping businesses navigate the labor market, has released its U.S. monthly jobs report for July 2020.
  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the U.S. economy gained 1.8 million jobs in July, a 63% decrease from Junes record number.
  • LaborIQ by ThinkWhy is a proprietary U.S. labor market reporting platform that also provides salary answers for over 19,000 jobs, customizable by metro, industry, education, experience and skills.
  • LaborIQ by ThinkWhy is the first platform to bridge the gap between salary answers and metro performance, delivering a strategic advantage to businesses.

Insurance Labor Outlook Study Results to be Revealed During Webinar

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 5:15pm

The Jacobson Group and Aon plc will reveal the results of the Semi-Annual U.S. Insurance Labor Outlook Study in a complimentary webinar presentation at 1 p.m. CDT Tuesday, Aug. 11.

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  • The Jacobson Group and Aon plc will reveal the results of the Semi-Annual U.S. Insurance Labor Outlook Study in a complimentary webinar presentation at 1 p.m. CDT Tuesday, Aug. 11.
  • The study, which ran from July 13 through August 5, 2020, attracted participation from insurance carriers across all sectors of the industry.
  • The results provide insights into staffing expectations and current trends within the insurance labor market.
  • This study has served as an accurate predictor of the industrys staffing outlook for more than 11 years, said Gregory P. Jacobson , co-chief executive officer of Jacobson.

Morgan Stanley Global Sports & Entertainment Named Institutional Financial Advisor for the NFL Players Association

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 3:00pm

Morgan Stanley Global Sports & Entertainment (GSE) has been named an official Institutional Financial Advisor participant of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), the official labor union for professional football players in the National Football League.

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  • Morgan Stanley Global Sports & Entertainment (GSE) has been named an official Institutional Financial Advisor participant of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), the official labor union for professional football players in the National Football League.
  • As an NFLPA Institutional Financial Advisor participant, Morgan Stanley Global Sports & Entertainment will have oversight of the Financial Advisors who will be designated to provide guidance to the members of the NFLPA.
  • We are pleased to have been selected by the NFLPA as an Institutional Financial Advisor, said Mandell Crawley, Head of Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management.
  • Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services.

Parallon Recognized by Forbes as One of America’s Best Employers for Women 2020

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 2:18pm

Parallon, a leading provider of revenue cycle management services, announced today that it has again been named one of Americas Best Employers for Women 2020 in a collaboration between Forbes and market research firm Statista.

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  • Parallon, a leading provider of revenue cycle management services, announced today that it has again been named one of Americas Best Employers for Women 2020 in a collaboration between Forbes and market research firm Statista.
  • Parallon is committed to ensuring equal access to opportunities and providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our colleagues, said Eric Ward, president and chief executive officer of Parallon.
  • We are proud that women make up such a large percentage of our Parallon family, and we are honored to be recognized nationally as a great employer for these talented individuals.
  • All references to Company, HCA and HCA Healthcare as used throughout this document refer to HCA Healthcare, Inc. and its affiliates.

The Standard Names Nathan McKinstry Assistant Vice President of IT Architecture and Engineering

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Nathan McKinstry has been named assistant vice president of IT Architecture and Engineering.

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  • Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced today that Nathan McKinstry has been named assistant vice president of IT Architecture and Engineering.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200807005010/en/
    Nathan McKinstry, Assistant Vice President of IT Architecture and Engineering, The Standard (Photo: Business Wire)
    In his new role, McKinstry will lead the organization responsible for establishing technology standards and roadmaps that enable business strategies.
  • Prior to this role, McKinstry led the Core Engineering organization and was a director of Enterprise and Business Architecture.
  • Im pleased to have Nathan join our senior management team in IT, said Greg Chandler, vice president of Information Technology at The Standard.

A CPG Industry Client Increases Customer Retention Rate Significantly with Market Segmentation Analysis | Infiniti’s Success with Customer Intelligence Solutions

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 1:39pm

At Infiniti Research, we provide market and customer intelligence solutions for CPG companies across the globe.

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  • At Infiniti Research, we provide market and customer intelligence solutions for CPG companies across the globe.
  • Infinitis market segmentation analysis experts developed an effective approach to assist the CPG industry client.
  • With Infinitis target market segmentation analysis, the CPG industry client was enabled to devise strategic marketing and promotional campaigns.
  • For detailed insights into our market segmentation analysis solutions for the CPG industry, speak to our industry experts .

Velocity Financial, Inc. Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Announcement and Webcast Details

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

Velocity Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VEL) (Velocity or Company) announced today that it will release second quarter 2020 results after the market close on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

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  • Velocity Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VEL) (Velocity or Company) announced today that it will release second quarter 2020 results after the market close on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.
  • The Company will host a webcast to discuss the quarterly results on August 12, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • Listeners can access the webcast via the link below:
    The earnings discussion can also be accessed by dialing 1-866-807-9684 in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Callers should ask to be joined into the Velocity Financial, Inc. earnings call.

Small Business Hiring in July Spurred by Reemerging Consumer and Economic Momentum

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 12:45pm

The CBIZ Small Business Employment Index (SBEI) reported steady improvement in small business hiring in the month of July and posted a seasonally adjusted gain of 1.25% for the month.

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  • The CBIZ Small Business Employment Index (SBEI) reported steady improvement in small business hiring in the month of July and posted a seasonally adjusted gain of 1.25% for the month.
  • The CBIZ SBEI tracks payroll and hiring trends for over 3,400 companies that have 300 or fewer employees, providing broad insight into small business trends.
  • Notably, on a more granular level, the index compared small business hiring with state reopening data.
  • Geographical hiring: Hiring grew in the Northeast, Southeast, West and Central regions, with noticeably higher growth in the Northeast and Southeast.

LBL Strategies and The George Washington University’s Center of Excellence in Public Leadership Introduce New Course: Mastering Agile Organizational Design Certification

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Developed in collaboration with the George Washington Universitys Center for Excellence in Public Leadership located in the College of Professional Studies, Mastering Agile Organizational Design Certification gives professionals the tools to push their organizations to be more agile, adaptive and responsive.

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  • Developed in collaboration with the George Washington Universitys Center for Excellence in Public Leadership located in the College of Professional Studies, Mastering Agile Organizational Design Certification gives professionals the tools to push their organizations to be more agile, adaptive and responsive.
  • As an organization design practitioner, author, teacher, and advisor, Thayers work focuses on agility and collaboration.
  • A major contributor to execution failure is poor organizational design practices, said Randall Rollinson, President, LBL Strategies.
  • LBL Strategies instruction team brings 150 years of combined experience in training and consulting with international businesses and public sector organizations and are recognized leaders in strategic management practices and organizational design.