Audax Private Debt Provides Financing to Support Backstage’s Acquisitions of StarNow and The Mandy Network

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Audax Private Debt announced that, as Administrative Agent and Lead Arranger, it provided a senior secured credit facility to support add-on acquisitions for Backstage (the “Company”), a portfolio company of TA Associates and online career platform for creative talent. Backstage acquired The Mandy Network, a UK-based talent platform for cast, crew, production services […]

connectRN Awarded on the Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers 2021 List

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#LPN—connectRN, provider of the nurse-centric mobile staffing solution for per diem health care, has been awarded on the Forbes list of America’s Best Startup Employers 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced yesterday and can be […]

State Street Announces Expansion of its Fund Connect ETF Digital Platform

Fund Connect ETF becomes latest GlobalLink product to embrace open architecture by making its primary market ETF trading platform available to the industry agnostic of service provider BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) today announced that Fund Connect ETF will now be open to support all exchange traded fund (ETF) issuers regardless of their service provider. […]

The PC Shipment Wave Continues as Volumes Are Forecast to Grow 18.2% in 2021 with a 5-Year CAGR of 2.5%, According to IDC

NEEDHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#IDCTracker–Despite many regions beginning their reopening process from COVID-19, PC demand across the globe remains strong and in some cases at record levels exiting 2020. The largest drivers of demand continue to be consumers and students needing reliable systems to be productive and connected, and corporate upgrades. Additionally, IDC believes strong demand exists […]

Corvus Raises $100M in Series C Financing to Further Advance Its Mission of Transforming Commercial Insurance

Investment from Insight Partners backs Corvus’s streamlined, digital-first approach in the largest cyber insurance financing ever BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Corvus Insurance, the leading provider of smart commercial insurance products powered by AI-driven risk data, today announced it has secured $100 million in Series C funding in a round led by global venture capital and private equity firm […]

Agile Growth Corp. Announces Pricing of $300 Million Initial Public Offering

NEWTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Agile Growth Corp. (the “Company”), a newly incorporated blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, recapitalization, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 30,000,000 units at a price […]

NECP Calls for Targeted Recovery Strategy

New England Consulting Partners Warns Any Restart Of The Economy Without Precision Could Lead To Disaster BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#FederalReserve—New England Consulting Partners (NECP) Managing Partner, Tom Desmond warns “Unless the cash infusion by the Federal Reserve to restart the economy is plentiful and carefully placed, its maximum intended benefit may not be realized.” The good news […]

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Appoints Anthony Tatulli to Lead North American Executive & Professional Lines

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced that it has named Anthony Tatulli as Head of Executive & Professional Lines for North America. “Anthony embodies the excellent capabilities and strong character BHSI seeks in our team members around the globe,” said Peter Eastwood, President & CEO, BHSI. “He brings deep expertise to our Executive […]