AZ Business Magazine

K2 Group acquires Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hotel in Niagara Falls, NY

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Monday, September 26, 2022

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - K2 Group , a leading Canadian investment firm, today announced the acquisition of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel at 10111 Niagara Falls Boulevard in Niagara Falls, New York.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - K2 Group , a leading Canadian investment firm, today announced the acquisition of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel at 10111 Niagara Falls Boulevard in Niagara Falls, New York.
  • The deal marks the fifth Niagara Region hotel property, and first US hotel, for K2 Group's growing hospitality portfolio.
  • We are excited to have found a great value-add hotel opportunity on the American side of Niagara Falls.
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hotel is located across the street from Niagara Falls International Airport, just six miles from downtown Niagara Falls.

Sun Life named a Top Workplace by the Hartford Courant for third consecutive year

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Sun Life has also received the Top Workplaces U.S.A. recognition for two consecutive years, and has been named a Top Workplace by the Boston Globe for four consecutive years, making the top ten for the region's largest companies in 2020 and 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Sun Life has also received the Top Workplaces U.S.A. recognition for two consecutive years, and has been named a Top Workplace by the Boston Globe for four consecutive years, making the top ten for the region's largest companies in 2020 and 2021.
  • Sun Life also offers a sabbatical program that gives employees an opportunity to disconnect and spend time on personal and/or professional growth.
  • Sun Life is a leading international financial services organization providing asset management, wealth, insurance and health solutions to individual and institutional Clients.
  • ), except in New York, where policies are issued by Sun Life and Health Insurance Company (U.S.) (Lansing, Mich.).

High Tide Ranks 21st Out of 448 In Globe and Mail's Annual Ranking of Canada's Top Growing Companies With 1970% Revenue Growth Over Three Years

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Canada's Top Growing Companies ranks Canadian companies based on their three-year revenue growth.

Key Points: 
  • Canada's Top Growing Companies ranks Canadian companies based on their three-year revenue growth.
  • "The Globe and Mail, Canada's newspaper of record, has, for the second year in a row, recognized High Tide's exponential growth, ranking us 21st out of 430 on its annual ranking of Canada's Top Growing Companies due to our three-year revenue growth rate of 1,970%.
  • Canada's Top Growing Companies is an editorial ranking that was launched in 2019.
  • It aims to celebrate the boldest entrepreneurial achievement by identifying and bringing the accomplishments of innovative businesses in Canada to the forefront.

The National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters Announces New Slate of Directors and Management

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Friday, September 23, 2022

GALVESTON, Texas, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- At NAPIA's annual meeting in Galveston, Texas, NAPIA's membership enjoyed industry networking and superior continuing education seminars at the beach. Another elite list of Public Adjusters was voted into NAPIA's long (71 year) history of exceptional leadership. Now Past President Anita L. Taff, CPAU proudly handed the reins to her successor Clay Morrison, CPPA, CPAU & President of Morrison & Morrison, Inc. With decades of service to policyholders nationwide in conjunction with holding positions in NAPIA & TAPIA's leadership including President of TAPIA, Clay Morrison is a tried-and-true industry leader.

Key Points: 
  • Another elite list of Public Adjusters was voted into NAPIA's long (71 year) history of exceptional leadership.
  • NAPIA is also pleased to announce the retention of The Solution, an association management team, to support the NAPIA leadership in accomplishing their hefty goals and to run the day-to-day management of the Association.
  • The Association offers public adjusters networking events with continuing education recognized by state insurance departments across the nation, representation by experts in legal, legislative, and regulatory matters, a "Find a Public Adjuster" referral service, marketing opportunities, access to cost-saving benefits, and more.
  • Members of the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters are held to the highest standard of professional conduct and ethics.

It’s On! Think Systems Prepares to Throw the ‘Social Event of the Year’ at Innovate 2022 Conference

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Attendees will have the opportunity to bring a guest to the Think Innovate Underground afterparty.

Key Points: 
  • Attendees will have the opportunity to bring a guest to the Think Innovate Underground afterparty.
  • In our industry business executives work hard, play hard and will be ready to let go for a few hours.
  • The Think Innovate conference creates a new and positive storyline for Baltimore one that we are proud to support.
  • Founded in 2004, Think is a national technology and operations management consulting practice providing services to private and public sectors.

HiMS Honored Among Arizona's Most Admired Companies

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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

"Arizona's Most Admired Companies is the most comprehensive and prestigious corporate awards program in the state because winners must demonstrate excellence in all six areas.

Key Points: 
  • "Arizona's Most Admired Companies is the most comprehensive and prestigious corporate awards program in the state because winners must demonstrate excellence in all six areas.
  • It identifies the vast contributions and impact the Most Admired Companies bring to our state," says Denise Gredler, co-founder of the Most Admired Companies program.
  • Based in Tucson, Ariz. and with an office in Phoenix, HiMS is among the 50 companies to receive the honor from throughout the state.
  • "We are incredibly proud to be named among Arizona's Most Admired Companies, alongside other innovative companies across our state.

Freedom Financial Network Named One of Arizona's Most Admired Companies of 2022 by AZ Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Freedom Financial Network (FFN), a leading digital personal finance company with locations in Tempe, Ariz. and San Mateo, Calif., announced today it has been named one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies of 2022 by AZ Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ.

Key Points: 
  • SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Freedom Financial Network (FFN), a leading digital personal finance company with locations in Tempe, Ariz. and San Mateo, Calif., announced today it has been named one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies of 2022 by AZ Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ.
  • Earlier this year, FFN was named to the The State of Arizona Top Workplaces 2022 list by azcentral.com and Energage and the Phoenix Business Journal's 2022 Healthiest Employers List .
  • For the full list of this year's winners, visit https://azbigmedia.com/business/here-are-arizonas-most-admired-companies...
    Freedom Financial Network is a leading digital personal finance company.
  • Freedom Financial Network has more than 2,600 dedicated employees across California, Arizona and Texas and is recognized as a Best Place to Work .

Virginia 500 Power List Recognizes PRA Group President and CEO

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Thursday, September 1, 2022

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Stevenson, president and CEO of PRA Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRAA), has been named to Virginia Business Magazine's Virginia 500 Power List for 2022-23.

Key Points: 
  • NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Stevenson, president and CEO of PRA Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRAA), has been named to Virginia Business Magazine's Virginia500Power List for 2022-23.
  • The magazine's annual Virginia 500 issue recognizes the state's most powerful leaders across the business, education, political and government sectors.
  • To read the Virginia 500 Power List feature, visit: https://www.virginiabusiness.com/article/finance-insurance-kevin-p-steve...
    As a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, PRA Group returns capital to banks and other creditors to help expand financial services for consumers.
  • With thousands of employees worldwide, PRA Group companies collaborate with customers to help them resolve their debt.

Virginia 500 Power List Recognizes PRA Group President and CEO

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Stevenson, president and CEO of PRA Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRAA), has been named to Virginia Business Magazine's Virginia 500 Power List for 2022-23.

Key Points: 
  • NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Stevenson, president and CEO of PRA Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRAA), has been named to Virginia Business Magazine's Virginia500Power List for 2022-23.
  • The list recognizes the state's most powerful leaders across the business, education, political and government sectors.
  • The magazine's annual Virginia 500 issue recognizes the state's most powerful leaders across the business, education, political and government sectors.
  • To read the Virginia 500 Power List feature, visit: https://www.virginiabusiness.com/article/finance-insurance-kevin-p-steve...
    As a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, PRA Group returns capital to banks and other creditors to help expand financial services for consumers.

High Tide Closes the Second Tranche in Its Acquisition of Choom, Adding Established Retail Store in Niagara Falls, Ontario

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Thursday, September 1, 2022

The Store is located at 7555 Montrose Road in Niagara Falls, Ontario, and is situated in Niagara Square, an outlet mall anchored by numerous national big box and discount retailers.

Key Points: 
  • The Store is located at 7555 Montrose Road in Niagara Falls, Ontario, and is situated in Niagara Square, an outlet mall anchored by numerous national big box and discount retailers.
  • The Acquisition was completed pursuant to the terms of a binding agreement dated June 28, 2022 ("Acquisition Agreement").
  • High Tide acquired the Store, including inventory, for CAD$1.1 Million, for approximately $300,000 in cash and by issuing 364,185 common shares of High Tide (each a "High Tide Share") at a deemed price of $2.3375 per High Tide Share.
  • Pursuant to the Acquisition Agreement, 70% of the High Tide Shares issued are subject to a four month hold.