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Demand for Pest Control Likely to Increase as Businesses Reopen Post COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 2:43pm

As a result, more homes and businesses will require pest control services to deal with infestations.

Key Points: 
  • As a result, more homes and businesses will require pest control services to deal with infestations.
  • It is likely that such businesses will require pest control services to control the populations of pests such as cockroaches, mice and flies that may have increased while the building was empty.
  • Some pest control companies are also offering disinfecting and sanitizing services to businesses which are reopening.
  • To see the full article and a list of related reports on the market, visit "Demand for Pest Control Likely to Increase as Businesses Reopen Post COVID-19"
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Helping Businesses Redefine Sales Processes Using Sales Force Effectiveness Analytics | Quantzig

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 2:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200703005125/en/
    Imperatives to Improve Sales Force Effectiveness (Graphic: Business Wire)
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  • The sudden decline in sales has encouraged businesses across all industries to realign their sales processes with an analytical strategy to improve sales force effectiveness.
  • However, businesses have now realized the benefits of sales force effectiveness analytics and the need to revamp sales strategies to drive growth while reducing costs.
  • To redefine sales processes and improve sales force effectiveness, businesses must-
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Number of Mortgage Applications Increases due to COVID-19 Implications - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 2:00pm

Total mortgage application volume increased 8% for the week ending June 12th 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Total mortgage application volume increased 8% for the week ending June 12th 2020.
  • Realtors are making use of technology to allow for virtual closings, self guided home tours and live streamed open houses.
  • Mortgage rates are projected to remain low and could drop below 3% before the end of the year.
  • To see the full article and a list of related reports on the market, visit "Number of Mortgage Applications Increases due to COVID-19 Implications"
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Hibiki Path Advisors on Proposed Divestment of Accordia Golf Trust

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 1:13pm

We believe this price to be a reasonably derived reference price level in absence of any opportunistic and optimistic scenario.

Key Points: 
  • We believe this price to be a reasonably derived reference price level in absence of any opportunistic and optimistic scenario.
  • In our view, at current price, AGT is still a rare investment opportunity hard to find anywhere else in the world.
  • Further to that, the total appraisal value of golf courses excluding Nishikigahara Golf Course has only declined by 0.5% in December 2019 (as opposed to -1.1% in December 2018).
  • We feel that as unitholders, we have the right to apprise on these items especially now in order to make the correct decision for the proposed transaction.

Angel Oak Capital Advisors Brings Third Securitization of 2020 to Market

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 3:59pm

Angel Oak Capital Advisors, LLC (Angel Oak), has completed AOMT 2020-3, a $530 million securitization composed primarily of nonqualified mortgage (non-QM) loans originated by its affiliate mortgage lenders Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions, LLC , and Angel Oak Home Loans, LLC .

Key Points: 
  • Angel Oak Capital Advisors, LLC (Angel Oak), has completed AOMT 2020-3, a $530 million securitization composed primarily of nonqualified mortgage (non-QM) loans originated by its affiliate mortgage lenders Angel Oak Mortgage Solutions, LLC , and Angel Oak Home Loans, LLC .
  • AOMT 2020-3, Angel Oaks third securitization this year, consists of 1,356 loans, 87.8% of which were originated by Angel Oak affiliates.
  • About Angel Oak Capital Advisors, LLC
    Angel Oak Capital Advisors is an investment management firm focused on providing compelling fixed-income investment solutions for its clients.
  • Backed by a value-driven approach, Angel Oak Capital Advisors seeks to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns through a combination of stable current income and price appreciation.

Economic Development in Nordic Countries: Fear Matters More Than Restrictions, Finds EVA

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 1:34pm

This interpretation is supported by the economic developments of Nordic countries, says Sanna Kurronen, lead economist of Finnish think tank, Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA.

Key Points: 
  • This interpretation is supported by the economic developments of Nordic countries, says Sanna Kurronen, lead economist of Finnish think tank, Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA.
  • In the other Nordic countries, the drop was between 20 per cent and 25 per cent.
  • Growing evidence seems to favour the notion, that instead of lockdown measures, it is primarily fear that guides citizens economic behaviour in the Covid Crisis.
  • Sanna Kurronen: Nordic Economies and the Coronavirus Crisis: Why Fear Matters More than Restrictions: www.eva.fi/en
    View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200702005282/en/

‘User Error’ Cause of Work-From-Home Productivity Dip

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 1:22pm

A new study found that despite a greater familiarity with technology during lockdown, productivity among remote workers in the UK has declined by 20%.

Key Points: 
  • A new study found that despite a greater familiarity with technology during lockdown, productivity among remote workers in the UK has declined by 20%.
  • These range from -55% for France and Germany to a staggering -70% for Italy.1
    The study attributes much of the productivity dip to technical user error.
  • If remote working is to continue to the medium term, it is vital that employees have the skills to restore productivity.
  • By testing skills across the workforce, employers can pinpoint where gaps in productivity lie and introduce relevant training and support.

IGI appoints Ian Noble as Head of Casualty and Professional Lines

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

International General Insurance Holdings Ltd. (IGI or the company) (NASDAQ: IGIC) today announced the appointment of Ian Noble as Head of Casualty and Professional Lines.

Key Points: 
  • International General Insurance Holdings Ltd. (IGI or the company) (NASDAQ: IGIC) today announced the appointment of Ian Noble as Head of Casualty and Professional Lines.
  • Mr. Noble has 34 years broking and underwriting experience in Professional Lines in the Lloyds of London and company markets, and most recently serving as Senior Class Underwriter Professional Indemnity at Chaucer in London.
  • At IGI, Mr. Noble will manage the companys Casualty and Professional Lines, which includes Professional Indemnity, Directors & Officers, Legal Expenses, and General Third-Party Liability, all of which are non-U.S. exposures.
  • Professional Lines accounted for a sizeable portion of IGIs total gross written premiums in 2019.

WNS Named a ‘Leader’ by NelsonHall for Life, Annuities and Pensions BPS

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, today announced that it has been named a Leader in NelsonHalls 2020 NEAT evaluation for Life, Annuities and Pensions Business Process Services (BPS).

Key Points: 
  • WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, today announced that it has been named a Leader in NelsonHalls 2020 NEAT evaluation for Life, Annuities and Pensions Business Process Services (BPS).
  • John Willmott, NelsonHall CEO, said WNS is regarded as a true partner by its life insurance clients one that delivers and supports the development of their operations.
  • WNS partners with global Life, Annuities and Pensions insurance clients, providing end-to-end solutions across the entire insurance value chain .
  • WNS undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.