TScan Therapeutics Announces $100 Million Series C Financing

Funds and accounts managed by BlackRock and RA Capital Management join two other healthcare-focused funds and current investors. Proceeds to support continued development of TCR-T cell therapy pipeline WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TScan Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of T-cell receptor (TCR) engineered T cell therapies in oncology, today announced the closing of an […]

Takeda Named Global Top Employer for Fourth Consecutive Year

– Achieved Global Recognition in Addition to Certifications in Four Regions and 38 Countries – Top Employers Institute® Certification Demonstrates Takeda’s Commitment to its People OSAKA, Japan & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced that it is one of only 16 companies to achieve global Top Employer® certification for 2021. In […]

TA Associates Announces New Hire in Hong Kong

BOSTON & HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced the hiring of Chris An as a Senior Vice President in the firm’s Hong Kong office. Chris will focus on investments in companies in the Asia-Pacific region. “We are very pleased to welcome Chris to TA Associates,” said Edward F. […]

Boston Private Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results

Fourth Quarter 2020 Highlights include: Net income of $25.0 million, or $0.30 per diluted share Return on average common equity (non-GAAP) of 11.5% Return on average tangible common equity (non-GAAP) of 12.7% Average total deposits of $8.4 billion, a 20% increase year-over-year Average total loans of $7.2 billion, a 2% increase year-over-year Total assets under […]

Independent Bank Corp. Reports Fourth Quarter Net Income of $34.6 Million

Full year performance demonstrates solid fundamentals to help counter Coronavirus impact ROCKLAND, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Independent Bank Corp. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: INDB), parent of Rockland Trust Company, today announced 2020 fourth quarter net income of $34.6 million, or $1.05 per diluted share, compared to net income of $34.9 million, or $1.06 per diluted share, reported for […]

Independent Bank Corp. and Rockland Trust Company Appoint Warren Fields and James O’Shanna Morton to Board of Directors

Bank welcomes distinguished business enterprise and non-profit leaders ROCKLAND, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Independent Bank Corp. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: INDB), parent of Rockland Trust Company, today announced the appointment of Warren Fields and James O’Shanna Morton to its Board of Directors. Rockland Trust also simultaneously appointed Mr. Fields and Mr. Morton to its Board of Directors. Each […]

Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. Schedules Earnings Release for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2020

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. (NYSE: BCSF, the “Company”) today announced it will report its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2020 on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 after market close. Management will host a conference call on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss […]

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open End Funds

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declared the following distributions. RECORD PAYMENT FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS DATE DATE   Putnam High Yield Fund – Class B Shares (PHYBX) $0.0180 per share investment income 1/21/21 1/25/21   Putnam High Yield Fund – Class C Shares (PHYLX) $0.0180 per share investment income 1/21/21 1/25/21   Putnam […]

Columbia Threadneedle Investments Selects Partners for Boston-based FinTech Start-up Accelerator Program

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Columbia Threadneedle Investments today announced the selection of three innovative fintech start-ups as its partners in 2021’s MassChallenge FinTech accelerator program. By partnering with these firms, Columbia Threadneedle and its parent company, Ameriprise Financial, hope to harness new technologies in the areas of data analysis, data privacy and security, and digital client experiences. The […]

Beacon Health Options Provides Needed Relief for Those Caught in Twin Pandemics of Opioid Use Disorder and COVID-19

Extends grants to non-profits with $125,000 in additional funding BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–COVID-19 has had a tremendous impact on the U.S. economy, our healthcare system and individuals across our nation. Yet, there is another issue that is affecting Massachusetts, and much of the country; and while it is not currently garnering the headlines it used to it […]