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Merit Medical Closes Deal With BD for Purchase of Divestment Assets
15 02 2018
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, Feb. 15, 2018 -- Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable devices used in interventional, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology, oncology, critical care and endoscopy, announced today that it has closed the purchase of divestment assets from BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) in connection with BD’s recently completed acquisition of C.R. Bard, Inc. (Bard). The assets acquired are soft tissue core needle biopsy products sold under the trade names of Achieve™ Programmable Automatic Biopsy System, Temno™ Biopsy System, Tru-Cut™ Biopsy Needles as well as Aspira® Pleural Effusion Drainage Kits, and the Aspira® Peritoneal Drainage System. These products will be sold by Merit’s global direct sales force and distribution partners.The purchase price for the product lines and related assets was $100 million, subject to adjustment for fluctuations in the...
Blucora Names Davinder Athwal Chief Financial Officer
15 02 2018
IRVING, Texas, Feb. 15, 2018 -- Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR), a leading provider of technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small businesses and tax professionals, announced today that Davinder Athwal has been named Chief Financial Officer. Athwal succeeds Eric Emans who has been serving in a consulting role with Blucora since stepping down as CFO in late-2017. Emans will remain in his current consulting role through May 31, 2018 to assist with the transition.“I am very pleased to welcome Davinder to the Blucora family,” said John Clendening, President and Chief Executive Officer of Blucora. “He comes to us with a wealth of experience, keen insights and leadership skills that will serve him well in his role with us. I look forward to working with him and the rest of our leadership team in taking Blucora to the next level of success.”“I’d also like to thank Eric again for his years of service to Blucora and willingness to extend his work with us to ensure...
Cenovus reports solid 2017 results
15 02 2018
CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 15, 2018 -- Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE) (NYSE:CVE) delivered strong cash from operating activities and adjusted funds flow in 2017. Through its continued focus on capital discipline and reliable operational performance, the company generated almost $1.3 billion in free funds flow last year. Cenovus also completed the divestitures of its legacy conventional oil and natural gas assets within its expected timeframe. Divestiture proceeds and cash on hand were used to repay and retire the company’s bridge credit facility prior to year-end.Key 2017 highlightsIncreased free funds flow by 216% compared with 2016Increased cash from operating activities and adjusted funds flow by 255% and 105%, respectively, compared with 2016Recorded net earnings of $3.4 billion versus a net loss of $545 million in 2016Repaid and retired the company’s $3.6 billion bridge credit facilityDoubled proved bitumen reserves to approximately 4.8 billion barrelsReduced general and administrative...
Bayport International Holdings, Inc. Announces Major Advertising Campaign for WeedWiser.com
15 02 2018
DENVER, CO , Feb. 15, 2018 -- Bayport International Holdings, Inc. (“the Company” or “Bayport”), a holding company active within the cannabis technology industry, is pleased to announce that plans for a major expansion in advertising and marketing efforts for the WeedWiser platform. Bayport is currently in talks with several major marketing and platform development companies across the United States to help expand WeedWiser’s revenue streams and value-added features.Over the next few weeks, WeedWiser will undergo a series of updates and upgrades to its platform that will allow cannabis companies to access to more features to advertise the legal and medical cannabis products. A new product placement section will be added, which will give cannabis companies greater abilities to showcase their product lines to potential customers. Interface upgrades will be included to create a more streamlined navigation for members.Overall, this will allow the Company to continue building out its...
TrustRadius Announces the 2018 Top Rated Business Intelligence Software According to User Reviews
15 02 2018
Commonly cited pros across these award-winning products were strong visualizations, flexible customization options, and a quick learning curve. Reviewers also highlighted dashboard capabilities and data integrations.
AUSTIN, Texas February 15, 2018
TrustRadius, the most trusted B2B review platform, today awarded 2018 Top Rated Badges for Business Intelligence to help buyers make more informed purchasing decisions. The TrustRadius Top Rated awards are unique in that they are an unbiased reflection of customer sentiment, based solely on user satisfaction scores. They are not influenced by analyst opinion, the vendor’s company size, popularity, site traffic, or status as a TrustRadius customer.
Top Rated Business Intelligence Tools for 2018
Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server
Microsoft Power BI
Commonly cited pros across these award-winning products were strong...
GaN Power Devices Market Estimated to Exhibit 22.4% CAGR Through 2027
15 02 2018
Valley Cottage, NY -- 02/15/2018 -- Gallium Nitride (GaN) is the material, which is used for the manufacturing of semiconductor power devices as well as light emitting diodes and RF components. GaN has demonstrated the capability to be the displacement technology for silicon semiconductors in power conversion, analog applications and RF.Request For Report Sample: https://www.futuremarketinsights.com/reports/sample/rep-gb-2950A report triggered by Future Market Insights (FMI) states that the global GaN power devices market compresses several expansions and in addition mid-level sellers, owing to number of lucrative open doors in the market. According to the report, the global GaN devices market is estimated to witness expansion at double-digit CAGR throughout the assessment period (2017-2027).Japan to Remain Dominant in Global GaN Power Devices MarketThe hardware industry in Japan is the prominent purchaser of the gadgets ventures across the globe. With a huge income share, demand for semiconductors...
Virtual Press Office Exhibitor Profiles: North American International Toy Fair 2018 Part 2
15 02 2018
NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2018 -- The following event roundup from Virtual Press Office is a list of featured exhibitors for Toy Fair 2018, a show for all businesses involved in creating and bringing toys and youth entertainment products to kids of all ages, which takes place from February 17-20 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
Toy Fair 2018 press kits, news releases and photos are available on the Official Online Press Office, managed by Virtual Press Office/Cision PR Newswire: http://toyfair.vporoom.com/
Toy Fair 2018 press kits on Virtual Press Office
littleBitsBooth #3263Press Kit: toyfair.vporoom.com/littleBitslittleBits is the New York-based technology company that is empowering everyone to create inventions, large and small, with a platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks. Our innovative building blocks snap together with magnets to unleash creativity and allow anyone to engage in powerful hands-on learning in STEAM.
The 20 Named Top 25 Orgs to Watch
15 02 2018
"We have taken all of the common weaknesses shared by MSPs across the industry and are providing an all-in-one solution," said Tim Conkle, CEO of The 20.
PLANO, Texas February 15, 2018
The 20 has been named one of the Top 25 Organizations to Watch by Channel Partners and Channel Futures. The editors at Channel Partners and Channel Futures collaborated to present the first-ever Channel Influencer Awards to the top technologies, trends, and organizations impacting the direction of the new channel in 2018. The list recognizes "movers and shakers who could make or break your business [in] 2018."
The 20's singular platform and infrastructure allows all MSPs to maintain their individuality while being able to effectively support clients throughout North America. MSPs with a small on-site team can now provide services that were once offered only by larger MSPs without the same risks and investments.
"We are able to deliver technology in a way we'd always dreamed about...
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