Uncertainty

Pivoting with COVID: BRMConnect is a hybrid conference this year!

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 4:00pm

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- After another year of uncertainty due to COVID, BRM Institute has chosen to host their annual conference, BRMConnect, in a hybrid model where attendees choose their experience, virtual or in-person.

Key Points: 
  • PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- After another year of uncertainty due to COVID, BRM Institute has chosen to host their annual conference, BRMConnect, in a hybrid model where attendees choose their experience, virtual or in-person.
  • The same quality sessions that BRMs have come to expect from the Institute will be offered both in-person and on-line.
  • BRMs can find comfort in choosing their preference based on their own health needs.
  • Usability will not be affected, as an interactive app has been developed to guide attendees through their days of attendance.

ePlus Launches Turn-Key Technology Bundle to Facilitate Adoption of Artificial Intelligence by Healthcare Organizations

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 1:30pm

The AI Workflow Accelerator Bundle for Healthcare provides a complete turn-key platform for AI discovery and visualization, modeling and experimentation, productization and operations.

Key Points: 
  • The AI Workflow Accelerator Bundle for Healthcare provides a complete turn-key platform for AI discovery and visualization, modeling and experimentation, productization and operations.
  • ePlus is a leading consultative technology solutions provider that helps customers imagine, implement, and achieve more from their technology.
  • ePlus, Where Technology Means More, and ePlus products referenced herein are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ePlus inc. in the United States and/or other countries.
  • FL Scientific is a US-based data science consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and solving business & operational challenges with Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Flexiti Places 13th on The Globe and Mail’s Third-annual Ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 1:01pm

Flexiti Financial Inc. (Flexiti), a leading provider of buy now, pay later point-of-sale consumer financing solutions for retailers, is pleased to announce it placed 13th on the 2021 Report on Business ranking of Canadas Top Growing Companies.

Key Points: 
  • Flexiti Financial Inc. (Flexiti), a leading provider of buy now, pay later point-of-sale consumer financing solutions for retailers, is pleased to announce it placed 13th on the 2021 Report on Business ranking of Canadas Top Growing Companies.
  • Canadas Top Growing Companies ranks Canadian companies on three-year revenue growth.
  • We are extremely honoured to be ranked among Canadas Top Growing Companies for the third year in a row, said Peter Kalen, Founder and CEO of Flexiti.
  • The Globe and Mails investment in innovative data science means that as the world continues to change, so does The Globe.

51job, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 11:00am

Operating expenses for the second quarter of 2021 increased 45.3% to RMB569.5 million (US$88.2 million) from RMB391.9 million for the same quarter in 2020.

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  • Operating expenses for the second quarter of 2021 increased 45.3% to RMB569.5 million (US$88.2 million) from RMB391.9 million for the same quarter in 2020.
  • Income from operations for the second quarter of 2021 was RMB109.3 million (US$16.9 million) compared with RMB165.5 million for the second quarter of 2020.
  • Other income in the second quarter of 2021 included local government financial subsidies of RMB85.2 million (US$13.2 million) compared with RMB144.9 million in the second quarter of 2020.
  • In the second quarter of 2021, total share-based compensation expense was RMB49.3 million (US$7.6 million) compared with RMB38.1 million in the second quarter of 2020.

iMedia Brands Announces Pricing of $75.0 Million Senior Notes Offering

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 10:49pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iMedia Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMBI) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of $75.0 million in aggregate principal amount of 8.50% senior notes due 2026 (the Notes).

Key Points: 
  • MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iMedia Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMBI) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of $75.0 million in aggregate principal amount of 8.50% senior notes due 2026 (the Notes).
  • In addition, iMedia Brands has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $5.0 million aggregate principal amount of Notes.
  • The Notes will be the senior unsecured obligations of iMedia Brands, Inc.
  • iMedia Brands and this issuance of Notes received a rating of BB from Egan-Jones Ratings Company, an independent, unaffiliated rating agency.

Duck Creek Technologies Announces Date of Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2021 Earnings Call

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 9:05pm

BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Duck Creek Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCT) (Duck Creek), a provider of SaaS-delivered enterprise software to the property & casualty (P&C) insurance industry, announced today it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of fiscal year 2021, ended August 31, 2021, after the U.S. financial markets close on Thursday, October 14, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Duck Creek Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCT) (Duck Creek), a provider of SaaS-delivered enterprise software to the property & casualty (P&C) insurance industry, announced today it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of fiscal year 2021, ended August 31, 2021, after the U.S. financial markets close on Thursday, October 14, 2021.
  • In conjunction with this announcement, Duck Creek will host a conference call on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time), to discuss the Companys financial results and business outlook.
  • Duck Creek Technologies (Nasdaq: DCT) is a leading provider of core system solutions to the P&C and General insurance industry.
  • Duck Creeks functionally rich solutions are available on a stand-alone basis or as a full suite , and all are available via Duck Creek OnDemand.

California Must Accelerate Actions Now to Meet 2030 Emissions Reduction Goal

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 9:02pm

Mind the Gap: Policies for Californias Countdown to 2030 is Edison Internationals analysis of the policy changes and additions needed to ensure that California meets its 2030 greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goal a reduction vital for the state to ultimately achieve its goal to decarbonize its economy by 2045.

Key Points: 
  • Mind the Gap: Policies for Californias Countdown to 2030 is Edison Internationals analysis of the policy changes and additions needed to ensure that California meets its 2030 greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goal a reduction vital for the state to ultimately achieve its goal to decarbonize its economy by 2045.
  • To meet its 2030 goal, however, the reduction must rise to 4.1% each year through 2030.
  • Our paper discusses where the state has made progress and which additional actions are needed now to meet Californias 2030 goals, said Pizarro.
  • The decarbonization actions needed for California to meet its 2030 goals are no exception to this capital need.

Connatix Appoints Mel Bessaha to Scale Demand-Side Business

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:00pm

In this role, Bessaha will drive, lead, and scale revenue channels and relationships for Connatixs programmatic demand partnerships and client base.

Key Points: 
  • In this role, Bessaha will drive, lead, and scale revenue channels and relationships for Connatixs programmatic demand partnerships and client base.
  • Were thrilled to welcome Mel at such an exciting time for Connatix, and the industry as a whole, said David Kashak, CEO and Co-Founder of Connatix.
  • Bessaha joined Connatix because of its leadership and innovation in video, working with over 3,000 sites worldwide and more than 1,000 advertisers.
  • Connatix has long led the way in delivering top-notch video experiences for publishers that they can monetize without compromise, said Bessaha.

Vinci Capital Partners Strategy Announces the Acquisition of Farmax, a Leading Brazilian Cosmetics Platform

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:51pm

Farmax is a leading manufacturer of beauty and personal care cosmetic products in Brazil, with over 40 years of existence.

Key Points: 
  • Farmax is a leading manufacturer of beauty and personal care cosmetic products in Brazil, with over 40 years of existence.
  • The Company has a nationwide distribution capillarity and produces a wide range of products, with over 450 items in its catalog.
  • Vinci Partners Private Equity strategy has a sector-agnostic approach focused on growth equity investments in Brazil.
  • Vinci Partners is a leading alternative investment platform in Brazil, established in 2009.

AirBoss Announces New Credit Facilities

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:53pm

AirBoss Defense Group is a global leader in personal and respiratory protective equipment and technology for the defense, healthcare, medical and first responder communities.

Key Points: 
  • AirBoss Defense Group is a global leader in personal and respiratory protective equipment and technology for the defense, healthcare, medical and first responder communities.
  • AirBoss Rubber Solutions is a top-tier North American custom rubber compounder with 500 million turn pounds of annual capacity.
  • AirBoss Engineered Products is a supplier of innovative anti-vibration solutions to the North American automotive market and other sectors.
  • This list is not exhaustive of the factors that may affect any of AirBoss forward-looking information.