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Arca Labs and Oasis Pro, Inc. Enter into Joint Venture to Develop Blockchain Transferred Funds and Digital Asset Securities

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 1:30pm

Arca launched the industrys first BTF in July 2020, with the introduction of the Arca U.S. Treasury Fund (the Fund), which issues its shares at digital asset securities.

Key Points: 
  • Arca launched the industrys first BTF in July 2020, with the introduction of the Arca U.S. Treasury Fund (the Fund), which issues its shares at digital asset securities.
  • These proof points include the adoption and deployment of ArCoin, the digital asset securities representing shares of the Fund, into pilots and proofs of concepts.
  • With this new joint venture, Arca and OPI will work together by commissioning the OPI/Arca Digital Asset Working Group for Securities, comprised of market participants representing market makers, traders, hedge funds, and traditional financial institutions.
  • Arca Capital Management, LLC Arca serves as adviser to the Arca U.S. Treasury Fund, distributed by UMB Distribution Services, Member FINRA/SIPC.

National Science Foundation Issues Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant to The Wrightguard Innovations Corporation in Support of Novel Mouthguard Technology

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:30pm

The grant, totaling $255,944, will support the company's Phase I research and development activities.

Key Points: 
  • The grant, totaling $255,944, will support the company's Phase I research and development activities.
  • TWGIC co-founder and UMSOD alumnus Dr. Wright said, "I am honored to receive this research grant on behalf of my team of co-developers.
  • We are confident and excited about this pivotal technology's potential to minimize injury risks to athletes at all levels."
  • The WrightGuard, the precursor to The WrightGuard Innovations Corporation (TWGIC) was established in 2011.

EPR Properties Prices $400.0 Million of 3.600% Senior Notes due 2031

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 9:15pm

EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) (the Company) announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $400.0 million of 3.600% Senior Notes due 2031.

Key Points: 
  • EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) (the Company) announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $400.0 million of 3.600% Senior Notes due 2031.
  • However, certain of the Companys domestic subsidiaries will be obligated to guarantee the notes under certain circumstances.
  • U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc. and UMB Financial Services, Inc. are acting as co-managers for the offering.
  • EPR Properties is the leading diversified experiential net lease real estate investment trust (REIT), specializing in select enduring experiential properties in the real estate industry.

Edelman Financial Engines Appoints Peter deSilva to Its Board of Directors

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

Edelman Financial Engines, Americas top independent financial planning and investment advisor, announced today the appointment of Peter deSilva to its board of directors.

Key Points: 
  • Edelman Financial Engines, Americas top independent financial planning and investment advisor, announced today the appointment of Peter deSilva to its board of directors.
  • We are delighted to welcome Peter to our board of directors, said Larry Raffone, president and CEO of Edelman Financial Engines.
  • I have long admired Edelman Financial Engines and their mission to provide the highest quality financial advice to the many, always putting clients interests first, said Mr. deSilva.
  • Edelman Financial Engines is a registered trademark of Edelman Financial Engines, LLC.

UMB Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2021 Results

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 2:00pm

UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF), a financial services company, will release earnings results for the third quarter 2021 after market hours on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF), a financial services company, will release earnings results for the third quarter 2021 after market hours on Tuesday, October 26, 2021.
  • The company plans to host an investor conference call to discuss these results on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. (CT).
  • Interested parties may access the call by dialing (toll-free) 877-267-8760 or (international) 412-542-4148 and requesting to join the UMB Financial call.
  • For more information, visit UMB.com , UMB Blog , UMB Facebook and UMB LinkedIn , or follow us on Twitter at @UMBBank.

Arca Labs and Securitize Partner on Tokenized Financial Products, Beginning with Arca U.S. Treasury Fund

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:30pm

Ensuring a seamless transition for investors in the Arca U.S. Treasury Fund was our top-priority, and we quickly found a strong match in Securitize, said Jerald David, president of Arca Labs.

Key Points: 
  • Ensuring a seamless transition for investors in the Arca U.S. Treasury Fund was our top-priority, and we quickly found a strong match in Securitize, said Jerald David, president of Arca Labs.
  • With Arcas partnership with Securitize, investors in the Arca U.S. Treasury Fund can expect to benefit from:
    Partnering with a turnkey solution such as Securitize is key for Arca Labs plans for continued growth.
  • Current investors in the Arca U.S. Treasury Fund have received instructions on how their shares will be transferred to Securitize.
  • Arca Capital Management, LLC Arca serves as adviser to the Arca US Treasury Fund, distributed by UMB Distribution Services, Member FINRA/SIPC.

Jeff Macy Joins Academy Securities as Director of Structured Product Sales & Trading

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 11:30am

Academy Securities, a registered broker-dealer, certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE), and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), today announced the addition of Jeff Macy as Director of Structured Product Sales & Trading.

Key Points: 
  • Academy Securities, a registered broker-dealer, certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE), and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), today announced the addition of Jeff Macy as Director of Structured Product Sales & Trading.
  • Mr. Macy is a seasoned finance professional with over 20 years of experience in institutional trading, sales, and management of taxable fixed income.
  • Before joining Academy, Mr. Macy was a Senior Vice President at various firms including Natalliance Securities, Multi-Bank, UMB, and Raymond James.
  • Mr. Macy commented on joining Academy Securities: Im pleased to join Academy Securities at such an exciting time.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. Names Douglas Pagliaro As Senior Managing Director And Deputy Chief Digital And Banking As A Service Officer

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 2:00pm

HICKSVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: NYCB) (the "Company") today announced that Douglas Pagliaro has joined the Company as Senior Managing Director and Deputy Chief Digital and Banking as a Service Officer.

Key Points: 
  • HICKSVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: NYCB) (the "Company") today announced that Douglas Pagliaro has joined the Company as Senior Managing Director and Deputy Chief Digital and Banking as a Service Officer.
  • Mr. Pagliaro comes to New York Community with 28 years of banking and financial services experience, including the past 11 years involved in the digital and Banking as a Service (BaaS) space.
  • Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Pagliaro was Senior Vice President and Executive Director at Kansas City-based UMB Financial (NASDAQ: UMBF).
  • In his new role, Mr. Pagliaro will report directly to Executive Vice President and Chief Digital and Banking as a Service Officer, Andrew Kaplan.

Empower Therapeutics Inc. Granted Exclusive License to Develop Digital Therapeutics Platform for Neuromodulation of Pain Sensitivity

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 1:30pm

BALTIMORE, Aug. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Empower Therapeutics Inc., a Baltimore-based startup, has secured worldwide, exclusive rights to a simple, reliable brainwave biomarker for pain sensitivity.

Key Points: 
  • BALTIMORE, Aug. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Empower Therapeutics Inc., a Baltimore-based startup, has secured worldwide, exclusive rights to a simple, reliable brainwave biomarker for pain sensitivity.
  • Empower plans to leverage the technology, which is jointly owned by the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and the University of Birmingham, U.K., to develop a cutting-edge digital therapeutics platform to determine and modify pain sensitivity for chronic pain therapy.
  • Identifying a biomarker for pain sensitivity enables targeting of therapies to reverse the underlying changes in the central nervous system.
  • By building a digital therapeutics platform for neuromodulation of pain sensitivity, we can leverage this biomarker to objectively repair the mind-body connection for a variety of pain conditions."

University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Grants Pumas-AI Exclusive License of Analytics Platform to Enhance Drug Development

Monday, August 16, 2021 - 1:30pm

BALTIMORE, Aug. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Pumas-AI, aUniversity ofMaryland,Baltimore(UMB)startup company, has been granted worldwide, exclusive rights to enhancements to Pumas, an end-to-end pharmaceutical modeling and simulation platform for quantitative analysis across the drug development lifecycle.

Key Points: 
  • BALTIMORE, Aug. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Pumas-AI, aUniversity ofMaryland,Baltimore(UMB)startup company, has been granted worldwide, exclusive rights to enhancements to Pumas, an end-to-end pharmaceutical modeling and simulation platform for quantitative analysis across the drug development lifecycle.
  • Pumas 2.0 builds on the company's existing platform, which also employs technology licensed from UMB.
  • Pumas provides pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and their investors usable quantitative metrics on technical, regulatory, and commercial success probabilities.
  • Users can quickly translate predictive insight into real-world decisions, and explore a wide range of questions for more valuable insights while effectively de-risking investments.