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Published Friday, November 17, 2017
MOULTRIE, Ga. and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameris Bancorp (Nasdaq: ABCB) ("Ameris"), the parent company of Ameris Bank, announced today the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which Ameris will acquire Atlantic Coast Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: ACFC) ("Atlantic Coast"), the parent company of Atlantic Coast Bank, more»
Published Friday, November 17, 2017
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Varsity Healthcare Partners (“VHP”), a healthcare services-focused private equity firm, today closed a recapitalization transaction and growth capital partnership with The Orthopaedic Institute (“TOI” or “the Company”), a leading provider of integrated orthopedic surgical care and ancillary more»
Published Friday, November 17, 2017
Bluegreen Vacations, which sells timeshares and manages resorts in the US, raised $91 million. The company offered 6.5 million shares (42% insider) at $14, below the range of $16 to $18. Bluegreen Vacations plans to list on the NYSE under the symbol BXG. Stifel, Credit Suisse, BofA Merrill Lynch and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey acted as lead managers on the more»
Published Friday, November 17, 2017
ALACHUA, Fla., Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AXGN), a global leader in developing and marketing innovative surgical solutions for the repair of peripheral nerve damage, announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of its common stock. The offering consists of 700,000 shares being sold by AxoGen and 1,000,000 more»
Published Friday, November 17, 2017
For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a digital pill — a medication embedded with a sensor that can tell doctors whether, and when, patients take their medicine. The approval, announced late on Monday, marks a significant advance in the growing field of digital devices designed to monitor medicine-taking and to address the more»
Published Thursday, November 16, 2017
The price of Bitcoin has risen dramatically since the start of the year. The virtual currency now trades at $6,490 (as of 11/13), up from $997 at the start of 2017. While the price of Bitcoin is off its high of $7,500, there have been no signs of slowing media coverage, headlines, or new investor demand. iIn September, LendEDU asked 1,000 Americans a more»
Published Thursday, November 16, 2017
Qualcomm is continuing its charm offensive in China, a critical market where it has suffered hard blows in recent years including a $1 billion anti-trust fine, after it announced a flurry of new investments. These are chaotic times for Qualcomm, which is fielding unwanted acquisition interest from Broadcom and battling Apple in court, but today it put the more»
Published Thursday, November 16, 2017
Leadership Week is a Wrap! Almost 30 individuals in 16 startups have worked tirelessly to take their leadership skills to the highest level. Four startups were chosen pitched in front of real investors and a live audience in the first PS27 Shark Tank. David Brown, CEO of Web.com, gave a powerful keynote speech about values at the more»
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