News from 2011

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November 6, 2011

Pinova Holdings, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Theodore H. Butz as President and Chief Executive

Brunswick, Georgia – Pinova Holdings, Inc. ("Pinova Holdings"), a global leader in manufacturing natural and renewable specialty chemicals, announced today that it has named Theodore (Ted) H. Butz as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Butz will also be joining the Pinova Holdings Board of Directors.

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October 31, 2011

SCM Insurance Services Enters Medical Evaluation Market with Acquisition of Riverfront Medical

Toronto, Ontario – SCM Insurance Services is pleased to announce that it has acquired Riverfront Medical Services, an industry-leading provider of independent medical evaluations (IME). This acquisition aligns with SCM's long-term plan for strategic growth; more importantly, it signals SCM's entrance into a product and market segment that is complementary to the continuum of insurance and risk management services it currently offers its clients.

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October 17, 2011

World Would Be Much Blander Without Jacksonville’s 100-year-old Renessenz

The Renessenz chemical plant on West 61st Street in Jacksonville has gone through boom times and bankruptcies, research breakthroughs and production reincarnations, expansion into the global market and a dizzying number of ownership changes.

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October 11, 2011

Company Has Meant a Lot to Community

History repeats itself. Just look at Hercules, which now operates as Pinova.

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October 9, 2011

Company Celebrates 100 years

As the whistle blew at noon Saturday, more than just the workers of Pinova Inc. gathered for lunch. Celebrating 100 years, the formerly known Hercules family invited employees, retirees and their families to an afternoon of excitement and fun.

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October 6, 2011

Hercules Plant Marks 100 Years

Homer Wilson has lived in city commissioner, mayor and Brunswick for decades, worked in several city departments and served as mayor for two terms in the 1990s.

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October 4, 2011

FIC Joins Forces with Garda Investigative Services (GIS)

To our valued clients: As the President of FIC, I'm pleased to inform you that we have recently joined forces with Garda Investigative Services (GIS), the investigative services division of Montreal-based security giant, Garda.

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August 7, 2011

Eric Berke Shared His Thoughts with Global M&A Network

Eric Berke shared his thoughts with Global M&A Network on the drivers of Canadian M&A and PE deals, the advantage of having strong relationships in sourcing quality deals, the importance of developing value creation theses during the due diligence process, the potential to unlock value in "carve-out" situations, as well as on what Limited Partners are looking from their General Partners in 2011.

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August 1, 2011

Claimspro Inc. Completes Acquisition of Brouwer Claims Canada

Toronto – ClaimsPro Inc., Canada's leading independent adjusting company, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Brouwer Claims Canada & Co. Ltd. , a Vancouver-based independent adjusting firm that has been servicing Canadian clients for over twenty-five years.

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June 14, 2011

ClaimsPro Acquires Vancouver-based Adjusting Firm

ClaimsPro Inc. has inked a deal to acquire Brouwer Claims Canada, a Vancouver-based independent adjusting firm that has been servicing Western Canada for over 25 years.

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June 12, 2011

Global Traffic Technologies Names Minnesota Congressman Jim Oberstar Senior Strategic Advisor

GTT – a worldwide leader in emergency vehicle preemption (EVP) and transit signal priority (TSP) systems – today announced the appointment of Jim Oberstar, as Senior Strategic Advisor.

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March 30, 2011

Lower-Middle Men

On a recent trip to Toronto, Graham Winfrey spoke with two Canadian fund managers who (happily) consider their target markets uninteresting to other GPs.

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February 23, 2011

Belzberg on Business News Network

Senior Managing Partner, Brent Belzberg, Discusses Alternative Investing on Business News Network.

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January 24, 2011

GTT Receives 2010 Tekne Award

Global Traffic Technologies, LLC Receives IT-Software & Hardware, Communications AND Infrastructure Award at the 2010 Tekne Awards .

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January 24, 2011

4Refuel Canada LP Announces the Appointment of John Gleason as President and CEO

Canadian Business Success Story: a home-grown fuel distributor transforms itself into a national energy player; enters the US, secures powerful equity partner, pursues acquisition targets and hires a new CEO away from an industry behemoth.

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