M&A

Crowley Appoints Massimo Messina as Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 5:15pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Crowley Maritime Corporation announces the appointment of Massimo Messina as vice president, mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

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  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Crowley Maritime Corporation announces the appointment of Massimo Messina as vice president, mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
  • "Massimo has the vision and experience needed to source and obtain target opportunities to integrate into our business model and help keep Crowley on the cutting edge as a leader of our industry," says Jim Pennella, senior vice president, corporate services.
  • Messina brings to Crowley more than 25 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions, financial advisory and investment banking, advising publicly traded and privately held corporate clients on the valuation and structuring of complex merger and acquisition transactions.
  • "I am very excited to lead Crowley's M&A team in sourcing and executing acquisitions in those areas of growth that are strategic to the company," Messina says.

Scout Gaming the Leading Provider of B2B Daily Fantasy Sports Enters US Market via Partnership with SCCG.

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 4:09pm

LAS VEGAS, NV, Sept 18, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Scout Gaming, the leading provider of B2B daily fantasy sports, sportsbook and fantasy betting products, has made its debut in the US market after signing a deal with new sports league, the Masters Cup Series.

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  • LAS VEGAS, NV, Sept 18, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Scout Gaming, the leading provider of B2B daily fantasy sports, sportsbook and fantasy betting products, has made its debut in the US market after signing a deal with new sports league, the Masters Cup Series.
  • Through the combination of its proprietary Player Account Management system, award-winning B2B Daily Fantasy Sports solution and new Social Sportsbook, Scout Gaming offers US operators and franchises an end-to-end managed sports entertainment product.
  • Scout Gaming Group is a multiple award-winning licensed and regulated premium provider of B2B Fantasy Sports & Sportsbetting.
  • Scout Gaming is listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market and the Certified Adviser is Redeye AB.

Generational Equity Advises Millennium Enterprises Unlimited in its Sale to The Norlee Group

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 1:15pm

Generational Equity , a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Millennium Enterprises Unlimited, Inc. to The Norlee Group.

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  • Generational Equity , a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Millennium Enterprises Unlimited, Inc. to The Norlee Group.
  • Located in Orlando, Florida, Millennium Enterprises Unlimited (Millennium), is a licensed electrical contractor primarily engaged in installing and servicing electrical wiring and equipment.
  • The Norlee Group , located in Danville, California, owns and operates Pacific Power & Systems in Fairfield, California and Millennium Electric in Orlando, Florida.
  • Generational Equity , Generational Capital Markets (member FINRA/SIPC), Generational Wealth Advisors , Generational Consulting Group , and DealForce are part of the Generational Group , which is headquartered in Dallas and is one of the leading M&A advisory firms in North America.

Supply Chain Disruptions Increased Costs for Nearly Half of CFOs Surveyed in the Third Quarter: Deloitte CFO Signals™ Survey

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 11:02am

Each quarter, CFO Signals tracks the thinking and actions of leading CFOs representingNorth America'slargest and most influential companies.

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  • Each quarter, CFO Signals tracks the thinking and actions of leading CFOs representingNorth America'slargest and most influential companies.
  • Since 2010, the survey has provided key insights into the business environment, company priorities and expectations, finance priorities, and CFOs' personal priorities.
  • More than half of CFOs (52%) said the same for China, a decline from 62% in the previous quarter.
  • "In light of global supply chain disruptions over the last 18 months, 44% percent of CFOs surveyed stated that shortages or delays have increased their companies' costs by 5% or more.

Hightower Honored in ThinkAdvisor's Inaugural LUMINARIES Class of 2021

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 3:29pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hightower, a $101 billion wealth management firm, has been honored in multiple categories of ThinkAdvisor's LUMINARIES Class of 2021, a new program that recognizes top-performing industry participants that are producing meaningful results in the areas that matter most to advisors.

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  • CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hightower, a $101 billion wealth management firm, has been honored in multiple categories of ThinkAdvisor's LUMINARIES Class of 2021, a new program that recognizes top-performing industry participants that are producing meaningful results in the areas that matter most to advisors.
  • The LUMINARIES program honors firms and individuals in the wealth management space that are driving the wealth, investment and retirement industry forward.
  • Members of the Class of 2021 LUMINARIES were selected by a distinguished and diverse panel of judges from across the advice industry, as well as ThinkAdvisor's editorial team.
  • "I am elated to see Hightower and Scott Holsopple recognized among this prominent group of industry leaders in this year's LUMINARIES class of 2021," said Bob Oros, chairman and CEO of Hightower.

Scorpion Completes Acquisition Of Leading Franchise Marketing Agency Wheat Creative

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Scorpion , a leading provider of technology and services helping local businesses thrive, today announced its completed acquisition of Wheat Creative , a leading franchise marketing agency with extensive experience in franchise growth and development solutions.

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  • SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Scorpion , a leading provider of technology and services helping local businesses thrive, today announced its completed acquisition of Wheat Creative , a leading franchise marketing agency with extensive experience in franchise growth and development solutions.
  • The acquisition further strengthens Scorpion's existing business with increased expertise and capabilities that enable significant franchise expansion, as well as corporate and local marketing.
  • The strategic acquisition of Wheat Creative will give Scorpion franchise customers powerful business development capabilities and the ability to attract new franchisees, generating greater growth opportunities and fostering strong local relationships for each franchise location.
  • With the integration of the Wheat Creative team, including CEO & Co-Founder Justin Baloun, who take on a leadership role with Scorpion's Franchise division, Scorpion will offer the most comprehensive suite of solutions for Franchise and multi-location brands.

G2 Capital Advisors Launches Consumer Retail Practice And Announces Brian Cohen As Managing Director, Head Of Consumer Retail

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 4:06pm

BOSTON, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- G2 Capital Advisors ("G2") announced today the formal launch of its fourth industry practice, Consumer Retail, synchronously with the appointment of Brian Cohen as Managing Director, Head of Consumer Retail .

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  • BOSTON, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- G2 Capital Advisors ("G2") announced today the formal launch of its fourth industry practice, Consumer Retail, synchronously with the appointment of Brian Cohen as Managing Director, Head of Consumer Retail .
  • We are looking forward to harnessing his drive, ingenuity, and collaboration as we grow and expand our sector expertise across the consumer and retail universe," said Matt Konkle, President of G2 Capital Advisors .
  • Before G2 Capital Advisors, Brian was the CEO of Match Marketing Group, a private equity-owned North American consumer and retail-focused marketing services organization with 500+ employees across the US and Canada.
  • Brian will be based out of G2's Boston office and report directly to Matt Konkle, President of G2 Capital Advisors.

Esports Publisher GGRecon & SCCG Management Announce Partnership

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:07pm

LAS VEGAS, NV, Sept 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - GGRecon, an esports and gaming publisher, has announced that they are expanding partnerships into the US with help from SCCG Management.

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  • LAS VEGAS, NV, Sept 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - GGRecon, an esports and gaming publisher, has announced that they are expanding partnerships into the US with help from SCCG Management.
  • SCCG management will be assisting by managing GGRecon's partnership operations, finding new and exciting clients, and assisting with commercial strategy.
  • GGRecon was founded in December 2019, and since its inception has had a heavy focus on esports.
  • GGRecon is an Esports and Gaming publisher with the aim to inform, as well as entertain, their audience.

Experienced Identity Management Leader Zubaid Kazmi Joins MorganFranklin Consulting

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

MorganFranklin Consulting , a leading finance, technology, and cybersecurity advisory and management firm that specializes in solving complex transformational challenges for its clients, today announced the addition of Identity and Access Management (IAM) expert Zubaid Kazmi, to serve as a Managing Director in the companys cybersecurity practice.

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  • MorganFranklin Consulting , a leading finance, technology, and cybersecurity advisory and management firm that specializes in solving complex transformational challenges for its clients, today announced the addition of Identity and Access Management (IAM) expert Zubaid Kazmi, to serve as a Managing Director in the companys cybersecurity practice.
  • He also served as a managing director of digital identity and access management at Sila Solution Group.
  • Im thrilled to bring my experience to help MorganFranklins clients gain improved identity access management approaches to address growing security and compliance challenges, said Kazmi.
  • MorganFranklin Consulting is a management advisory firm that works with leading businesses to address critical finance, technology, and business objectives.

Analog Devices Appoints Janene Asgeirsson as Chief Legal Officer

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

Analog Devices , Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) has appointed Janene Asgeirsson as the companys new Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary.

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  • Analog Devices , Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) has appointed Janene Asgeirsson as the companys new Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary.
  • She is also responsible for the companys internal audit and risk functions in her capacity as Chief Risk Officer.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210914005171/en/
    Analog Devices Appoints Janene Asgeirsson as Chief Legal Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
    As we continue to drive the next waves of analog semiconductor innovation and growth, we are delighted to welcome Janene to ADI, said Vincent Roche, President and CEO.
  • Asgeirsson joins ADI from Acacia Communications where she served as Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary, leading global teams with diverse responsibilities.