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Transworld Systems Names Joseph Laughlin CEO

HORSHAM, Pa., March 5, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Transworld Systems Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled business process outsourcing and accounts receivable management solutions, announced today the appointment of Joseph Laughlin as CEO, effective March 2, 2015.. Laughlin served as Chief Operating Officer and was a Member of the Management Board of Bawag...
Source: PR Newswire
Pension funding up, but still way short

Both corporate and public pensions remain short of having enough money to pay out what they've promised, despite recent asset increases.
Source: CNBC.com | By: Lawrence Delevingne
Jonathan Serkes Joins Intelica CRE(TM)

ST. LOUIS, March 5, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Intelica CRE is pleased to present the newest member of its executive team, Mr. Serkes is a founder and principal of Bamboo Equity Partners, L.L.C.; Intelica's private investment-arm. Over the past 20 years, Serkes' investment vehicles have provided mezzanine debt for St. Louis real estate developers unable to secure traditional...
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Fat Brain Toys Partners with Winona Capital to Fuel Future Growth

ELKHORN, Neb. and CHICAGO, March 5, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Fat Brain Toys and Winona Capital announced today the Chicago- based private equity firm has made a strategic investment in Fat Brain Toys. "After building up a solid foundation over the last 12 years, we are extremely excited for the opportunity to expand our unique brand of toys with the help of Winona Capital,"...
Source: PR Newswire
UPDATE 2-Mallinckrodt buys respiratory drug maker to boost hospital presence

*Analysts view deal as strategic fit for Mallinckrodt. March 5- Dublin- based drugmaker Mallinckrodt Plc strengthened its presence in U.S. hospitals as it agreed to buy privately held Ikaria Inc, a maker of a respiratory drug and its delivery system, for $2.3 billion. Shares of Mallinckrodt, a seller of generics, specialty drugs and medical imaging agents, jumped as...
Source: Reuters | By: Vidya L Nathan and Greg Roumeliotis
REUTERS SUMMIT-Blackstone eyes opportunities in African power shortages

DAKAR, March 5- Private equity will play a key role in developing Africa given the massive needs for capital on the continent, says Blackstone Group, which is focusing on infrastructure projects involving power generation and transmission. CEO Steve Schwarzman said he would continue to seek partners like Aliko Dangote-- Africa's richest man, with whom...
Source: Reuters | By: David Lewis
2014: A Year of Technical Achievements and Organizational Structure, Accelerating Carbios' Pre-Industrial Development

Carbios, an innovative green chemistry company specializing in breakthrough technologies dedicated to the recovery of plastic waste and the production of bio-polymers, today announced its annual results for the year ending 31 December 2014, which were approved by the company' s Board of Directors on 4 March 2015. Jean-Claude Lumaret, CEO of Carbios stated,"...
Source: Business Wire
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation Industry (U.S.): Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2021, NAIC 221112

LONDON, March 5, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation Industry: Analytics, Extensive Financial Benchmarks, Metrics and Revenue Forecasts to 2021, NAIC 221112 Vital industry-specific data including metrics, benchmarks, historic numbers, growth rates and forecasts that will save countless hours of research. Key Findings:- Fossil Fuel...
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Kennedy Funding Financial Closes Loan Secured by $15 Million Manhattan Penthouse

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 5, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Kennedy Funding Financial LLC has arranged a $3.2 million loan backed by a $15 million Manhattan penthouse condominium, announced Gregg Wolfer, CFO of the Englewood Cliffs, NJ- based direct private lender. The funding was obtained by Franklin Place New York, LLC, a two-year, interest-only loan that carries an...
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MOD Pizza Raises Significant Round of Funding

PWP Growth Equity, a private equity fund managed by Perella Weinberg Partners that invests in growth-oriented, lower middle market companies, was the lead investor, supported by existing MOD shareholders. MOD, which currently operates 32 stores in Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Colorado, and Texas, plans to double its store base by the end of June.
Source: Business Wire