Risk management

DARPA Selects Parsons to Prototype Ground Operations for Blackjack Mission

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 10:00pm

We are excited to bring Parsons space expertise to DARPA and the Blackjack program through this advanced ground operations prototype, said Ed Baron, senior vice president of Parsons space mission solutions.

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  • We are excited to bring Parsons space expertise to DARPA and the Blackjack program through this advanced ground operations prototype, said Ed Baron, senior vice president of Parsons space mission solutions.
  • Through this expansion of our offering and the ground center operations as a service model, our teams will enable the Blackjack program to autonomously fly their satellites from a wide scope of global ground sites, utilizing Parsons expertise in satellite operations and mission planning.
  • Parsons will develop and demonstrate the ground operations center plan, perform mission planning, execute flight operations, and design and configure the operations facility to support satellite demo mission operations, including orbit monitoring, maneuvering, vehicle health and status, and other flight operations requirements.
  • The company will also deliver end-to-end network connectivity between the GOC and commercial ground station providers, enabling global coverage for the Blackjack mission.

Prairie Provident Announces Year-End 2021 Reserves

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 10:00pm

Prairie Provident is a Calgary-based company engaged in the exploration and development of oil and natural gas properties in Alberta.

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  • Prairie Provident is a Calgary-based company engaged in the exploration and development of oil and natural gas properties in Alberta.
  • These estimated amounts may change upon the completion of audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2021 and changes could be material.
  • The Company calculates RLI based on the estimated reserves amount as at December 31, 2021 for the relevant reserves category, as evaluated by Sproule, divided by 2021 annual production.
  • It does not represent a value equivalency at the wellhead nor at the plant gate, which is where Prairie Provident sells its production volumes.

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of EyeMed Insurance Company

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:55pm

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of a (Excellent) of EyeMed Insurance Company (EIC) (Phoenix, AZ).

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  • AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of a (Excellent) of EyeMed Insurance Company (EIC) (Phoenix, AZ).
  • The ratings consider EICs strategic importance to EssilorLuxottica, as well as the comprehensive operational support provided by its parent company.
  • For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Best's Credit Ratings .
  • For information on the proper use of Bests Credit Ratings, Bests Preliminary Credit Assessments and AM Best press releases, please view Guide to Proper Use of Bests Ratings & Assessments .

Enviva Announces Public Offering of Common Stock

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:38pm

Enviva Inc. (NYSE: EVA) is the worlds largest producer of industrial wood pellets, a renewable and sustainable energy source produced by aggregating a natural resource, wood fiber, and processing it into a transportable form, wood pellets.

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  • Enviva Inc. (NYSE: EVA) is the worlds largest producer of industrial wood pellets, a renewable and sustainable energy source produced by aggregating a natural resource, wood fiber, and processing it into a transportable form, wood pellets.
  • Enviva owns and operates ten plants with a combined production capacity of approximately 6.2 million metric tons per year in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi.
  • Enviva sells most of its wood pellets through long-term, take-or-pay off-take contracts with customers in the United Kingdom, the European Union, and Japan.
  • Enviva cautions you that these forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, most of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond the control of Enviva.

BRP Group, Inc. to Report Fourth Quarter 2021 Results on Tuesday, March 1, 2022

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:15pm

BRP Group, Inc. (BRP Group or the Company) (NASDAQ: BRP), an independent insurance distribution firm delivering tailored insurance solutions, announced today that it will report its fourth quarter 2021 financial results after the market closes on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

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  • BRP Group, Inc. (BRP Group or the Company) (NASDAQ: BRP), an independent insurance distribution firm delivering tailored insurance solutions, announced today that it will report its fourth quarter 2021 financial results after the market closes on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.
  • The Company will hold a conference call to discuss results at 5:00 PM ET on that day.
  • The dial-in number for the conference call is (877) 451-6152 (toll-free) or (201) 389-0879 (international).
  • A live webcast of the conference call will also be available on BRPs investor relations website at ir.baldwinriskpartners.com .

Regional Management Corp. Appoints Philip Bancroft to Board of Directors

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:30pm

Regional Management Corp. (NYSE: RM), a diversified consumer finance company, today announced the appointment of Philip Bancroft to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

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  • Regional Management Corp. (NYSE: RM), a diversified consumer finance company, today announced the appointment of Philip Bancroft to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
  • Mr. Bancrofts appointment increases the size of Regional Managements Board of Directors from eight directors to nine directors.
  • We are delighted to welcome Phil to our Board, said Maria Contreras-Sweet, Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee of Regional Managements Board of Directors.
  • Regional Management operates under the name Regional Finance in approximately 350 branch locations in 13 states across the United States.

Liquidmetal Enters Into Golf License Agreement

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:30pm

ATJ will focus its efforts on developing golf clubs utilizing Liquidmetals technology and selling them across the globe, beginning in Japan where golf is one of the most popular sports in the country.

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  • ATJ will focus its efforts on developing golf clubs utilizing Liquidmetals technology and selling them across the globe, beginning in Japan where golf is one of the most popular sports in the country.
  • Our partnership with Liquidmetal presents us with an exciting new opportunity to develop the golf market with this amazing technology, said Ryuji Kajiwara, founder and CEO of Amorphous Technologies Japan Inc. and Twins Corporation.
  • The possibilities are endless, and we look forward to designing and developing golf clubs that will redefine performance powered by Liquidmetal.
  • For more information on the sublicense agreement with ATJ, please refer to the 8-K filed with the SEC on January 19, 2022.

KBR and Mura Awarded Contract for Innovative Plastics Recycling Technology by LG Chem

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:30pm

HOUSTON, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that along with Mura, it has secured a contract for its breakthrough plastics recycling technology, Hydro-PRTSM, from LG Chem, Korea.

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  • HOUSTON, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that along with Mura, it has secured a contract for its breakthrough plastics recycling technology, Hydro-PRTSM, from LG Chem, Korea.
  • Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide technology licensing and engineering to implement the innovative and scalable Hydro-PRTSM technology at LG Chem's Dangjin plant.
  • Hydro-PRTSM was developed by Mura and is licensed exclusively by KBR.
  • "We are proud to work with LG Chem to support them with their sustainability initiatives," said Doug Kelly, KBR President, Technology.

Worklyn Partners Raises Over $35 Million to Invest and Operate at Intersection of Cybersecurity and IT Services

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:00pm

Focusing exclusively on these two high-growth and fragmented verticals, Worklyn is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the consolidation taking place in both the IT and cybersecurity services markets.

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  • Focusing exclusively on these two high-growth and fragmented verticals, Worklyn is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the consolidation taking place in both the IT and cybersecurity services markets.
  • The $150 billion global cybersecurity market is growing at over 12 percent year-over-year, and the IT services industry represents a market opportunity north of $1 trillion.
  • For nearly a decade prior to co-founding Worklyn, Zack advised and invested in cybersecurity companies across various stages of growth.
  • Worklyn Partners is an industry-focused growth equity fund building a network of portfolio companies to form a one-stop-shop for cybersecurity and IT services.

National Headache Foundation Position Statement on the Treatment of Migraine

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 8:13pm

Chicago, IL, Jan. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For more than 50 years, the National Headache Foundation (NHF) has been the voice for more than 40 million American adults with migraine.

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  • Chicago, IL, Jan. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For more than 50 years, the National Headache Foundation (NHF) has been the voice for more than 40 million American adults with migraine.
  • Unfortunately, the current care models adopted by payers (health insurance) have not kept pace with the many advances in treatment.
  • The vision of the National Headache Foundation (NHF) is a world without headache.
  • In the future, NHF will expand upon this Position Statement and propose specific treatment guidelines.