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Roark Capital Acquires Nothing Bundt Cakes

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:08pm

b'Roark Capital, an Atlanta-based private equity firm focused on investing in franchised and multi-location businesses, announced today that its affiliate has acquired Nothing Bundt Cakes.\nFounded in 1997, Nothing Bundt Cakes is a market leading franchisor and operator of gourmet bakeries offering specialty bundt cakes in 390 locations that generate ~$470 million of system sales across the U.S. and Canada.

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  • b'Roark Capital, an Atlanta-based private equity firm focused on investing in franchised and multi-location businesses, announced today that its affiliate has acquired Nothing Bundt Cakes.\nFounded in 1997, Nothing Bundt Cakes is a market leading franchisor and operator of gourmet bakeries offering specialty bundt cakes in 390 locations that generate ~$470 million of system sales across the U.S. and Canada.
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes\xe2\x80\x99 products are hand-crafted and baked on-site, with high-quality ingredients and proprietary formulations.\n\xe2\x80\x9cRoark is a best-in-class partner that shares our values of transparency and excellence and has deep expertise with its incredible portfolio of brands,\xe2\x80\x9d said Nothing Bundt Cakes CEO Kyle Smith.
  • For more information, please visit www.roarkcapital.com .\nDallas-based Nothing Bundt Cakes was founded in Las Vegas in 1997 by Dena Tripp and Debbie Shwetz and has grown to 390 franchised and corporate bakeries in 40+ U.S. states and Canada.
  • Bakeries offer Bundt Cakes in a variety of flavors and sizes such as bite-sized Bundtinis\xc2\xae, miniature Bundtlets and 8- and 10-inch cakes plus decorations and gift options for all occasions.

Worldwide Events Industry to 2028 - Rise in Interest Among Youth in Entrepreneur & Business Seminars is Driving Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 4:57pm

The purpose for staging an event can be an increase in business profitability, celebratory, entertainment, and community causes among others.

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  • The purpose for staging an event can be an increase in business profitability, celebratory, entertainment, and community causes among others.
  • The most popular events include conference & exhibition, corporate events & seminars, promotion & fundraising, music & art performance, sports, festival, trade shows, and product launches.
  • The key stakeholders within the events market are corporate organizations, public organizations & NGOs.\nThe growth of the global events industry is majorly driven by an upsurge in the frequency of corporate meetings, inductions, conferences, exhibitions, music concerts, and sports events.
  • Moreover, customarily held multidimensional events acts as a key driver of the global events market.

2 Day Conference - 2021 Employment Law Update - 40th Annual Advanced Conference (Orlando, United States - September 20-21, 2021) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:30pm

b'The "2021 Employment Law Update - 40th Annual Advanced Conference" training has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThis conference is an annual exploration of the most significant developments in labor and employment law, as well as new legislation and emerging trends.

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  • b'The "2021 Employment Law Update - 40th Annual Advanced Conference" training has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThis conference is an annual exploration of the most significant developments in labor and employment law, as well as new legislation and emerging trends.
  • Over two days, you will review cases that have recently been decided in district, appellate courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • The U.S. House of Representatives has already passed by a vote of 225-206 the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act).
  • Since January 20, 2021 (Inauguration Day), no Board has moved so quickly to undo a predecessor Board than has the Biden Board.

Signature Bank to Participate in the Wells Fargo Securities Virtual Financial Services Investor Conference

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:21pm

b'Signature Bank (Nasdaq: SBNY), a New York-based, full-service commercial bank, announced today its management plans to present at the upcoming Wells Fargo Securities Virtual Financial Services Investor Conference.\nThe virtual conference, designed to showcase financial services companies, is scheduled for Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 \xe2\x80\x93 Thursday, May 20th, 2021.

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  • b'Signature Bank (Nasdaq: SBNY), a New York-based, full-service commercial bank, announced today its management plans to present at the upcoming Wells Fargo Securities Virtual Financial Services Investor Conference.\nThe virtual conference, designed to showcase financial services companies, is scheduled for Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 \xe2\x80\x93 Thursday, May 20th, 2021.
  • R Howell, Senior Executive Vice President - Corporate and Business Development, will present on Wednesday, May 19th at 10:40 AM Eastern Time.
  • You should keep in mind that any forward-looking statements made by Signature Bank speak only as of the date on which they were made.
  • Signature Bank has no duty to, and does not intend to, update or revise the forward-looking statements after the date on which they are made.

CORT Events Partners with Meeting Professionals International for First Live Meeting in Vegas Post-COVID-19

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:05pm

b'CORT Events , the nationwide provider of rental furniture for the events, meetings and trade show industry and a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway\xe2\x80\x99s CORT , has announced a partnership with Meeting Professionals International (MPI) for their upcoming World Education Congress (WEC) Vegas \xe2\x80\x93 the first large-scale live events industry meeting to be held in Las Vegas since the city reopened.

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  • b'CORT Events , the nationwide provider of rental furniture for the events, meetings and trade show industry and a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway\xe2\x80\x99s CORT , has announced a partnership with Meeting Professionals International (MPI) for their upcoming World Education Congress (WEC) Vegas \xe2\x80\x93 the first large-scale live events industry meeting to be held in Las Vegas since the city reopened.
  • CORT Events has had a longstanding involvement with the organization, providing furnishings for MPI events while CORT account executives play active roles within the local chapter organizations across the nation.
  • For WEC Vegas, CORT Events worked with MPI to provide unique furnishings and bring their best practices to life so attendees can enjoy in-person events once again.\n\xe2\x80\x9cCORT Events has been preparing for this comeback for over a year now, and we\xe2\x80\x99re thrilled to work with Meeting Professionals International,\xe2\x80\x9d said Damon Ross, Senior Group VP of CORT Events.
  • For more information, please visit www.cort.com .\nMeeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide.

Ninepoint Partners Returns to the NEO Exchange for Launch of ETFs

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 2:30pm

b'NEO is proud to welcome Ninepoint Partners LP (\xe2\x80\x9cNinepoint\xe2\x80\x9d) back to the NEO Exchange, with the launch of a broad theme of ETFs.

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  • b'NEO is proud to welcome Ninepoint Partners LP (\xe2\x80\x9cNinepoint\xe2\x80\x9d) back to the NEO Exchange, with the launch of a broad theme of ETFs.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThe launch of these three Ninepoint ETFs makes it easier for investors to better diversify their portfolios, and that\'s what Ninepoint is committed to delivering: better diversification.
  • The Fund will use leverage created through cash borrowings, short sales, and derivative contracts.\nThese three new funds join four other broad theme Ninepoint ETFs already listed on the NEO Exchange, which were launched in November of 2020.
  • Investors can trade units of the Ninepoint ETFs through their usual investment channels, including discount brokerage platforms and full-service dealers.

The State of Arizona Implements GTY Technology Solutions to Enhance the Citizen Experience

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 2:30pm

Bonfire is used within 12 school districts and local governments, such as Pinal County , and is approved on three cooperative contracts that may be utilized by public agencies within the State of Arizona.

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  • Bonfire is used within 12 school districts and local governments, such as Pinal County , and is approved on three cooperative contracts that may be utilized by public agencies within the State of Arizona.
  • Arizona selected eCivis to support its enterprise-wide transformative vision for Federal grants management, and increase positive outcomes that impact the lives of its citizens.
  • Selecting advanced, cloud-based budgeting software from Questica has allowed organizations throughout the state to modernize the budgeting process and replace outdated and manually-intensive legacy systems.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThe relationship between GTY and the State of Arizona has evolved over time to provide the support and digital services necessary to support our citizens.

Noyo Elevates Employee Benefits with Seamless Connectivity

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

b"Noyo, the leading API platform powering the age of connected insurance, will help Unum provide expanded employee benefits for customers through more digital platforms.

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  • b"Noyo, the leading API platform powering the age of connected insurance, will help Unum provide expanded employee benefits for customers through more digital platforms.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cEmployee benefits are the primary way that many people access insurance, and we\xe2\x80\x99re excited to work with a leading employee benefits provider like Unum to power elevated, innovative experiences.\xe2\x80\x9d\nNoyo is the leading API platform powering the age of connected insurance.
  • Founded by leaders in insurtech and API technology, Noyo is the connections gateway that enables modern, intelligent benefits experiences.
  • Unum reported revenues of $13.2 billion in 2020 and provided $7.6 billion in benefits.

Ethos Strengthens Insurance Compliance by Selecting Wolters Kluwer Solution

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'San Francisco-based Ethos , a modern life insurance provider, continues to bolster its leading-edge compliance program through the use of Wolters Kluwer Compliance Solutions offerings.

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  • b'San Francisco-based Ethos , a modern life insurance provider, continues to bolster its leading-edge compliance program through the use of Wolters Kluwer Compliance Solutions offerings.
  • To strengthen its regulatory compliance and market conduct examination capabilities, Ethos has selected NILS\xe2\x84\xa2 INsource\xc2\xae .
  • Wolters Kluwer Compliance Solutions\xe2\x80\x99 OneSumX\xc2\xae for Regulatory Change Management helps insurers and other financial institutions effectively manage the enormous breadth, scope and volume of ever-evolving legislative and regulatory changes, providing structured, actionable content to help ensure compliance.
  • Wolters Kluwer Lien Solutions\xe2\x80\x99 iLien for Lien Management solution enables lenders to manage and address risks in their entire UCC lien portfolio with analytics, visibility and automation.

REPLY: The Board of Directors Approves the Quarterly Report Dated 31 March 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 11:49am

The net financial position on 31 December 2020 was positive for \xe2\x82\xac158.7 million.\n\xe2\x80\x9c"The first quarter of 2021 - stated Mario Rizzante, Reply\'s Chairman - was very positive, both in terms of revenue and margin growth.

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  • The net financial position on 31 December 2020 was positive for \xe2\x82\xac158.7 million.\n\xe2\x80\x9c"The first quarter of 2021 - stated Mario Rizzante, Reply\'s Chairman - was very positive, both in terms of revenue and margin growth.
  • These results were possible thanks to our exclusive focus on new technological specialisation niches and the resilience of our network model.
  • "\n"Today - continues Mario Rizzante - the evolution of the pandemic is still influencing economic performance.
  • Reply services include: Consulting, System Integration and Digital Services www.reply.com\nThis press release is a translation, the Italian version will prevail.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005237/en/\n'