News Article | May 20, 2017
— IMN, the international organizer of institutional finance and investment conferences, hosted the Annual Winter Forum on Real Estate Opportunity and Private Fund Investing in California last year to assemble the commercial real estate industry’s top leaders, visionaries and strategists. Entering its 14th year, the conference is the largest real estate forum on the West Coast and is known to attract the top names in the industry. Prominent New York property developer and philanthropist Boris Mizhen was in attendance at the conference and plans to attend again in the coming year. Mizhen, who is well-known for backing successful business ventures and developing quality real estate to help improve communities, is honored to attend this year and looks forward to exploring the important issues facing the commercial real estate industry in 2016. The forum, held at the famed Montage Resort and Spa in Laguna Beach, is a three-day-long event that hosts insightful presentations and discussions on the most pressing issues in commercial real estate. Attendees have an opportunity for an in-depth look at how challenging macroeconomic factors like rising interest rates, the oil price shock, and the upcoming presidential election will impact real estate and investment. Debates are expected to be passionate, as career CEO’s, managers, developers and other experts come together to analyze, strategize and come up with effective solutions for navigating the current economic and political landscape. Boris Mizhen was honored to join the best minds in the industry, including finance and development gurus like Money360 CEO Evan Gentry and Scott Purcell, the Founder and CEO of Fund America. Mizhen, who owns and manages dozens of properties in the US and has founded several successful online companies, is constantly searching for ways to grow personally and professionally. As he is known to say, “the world is always developing, and so am I.” This year’s IMN Real Estate Opportunity and Private Fund Investing forum is anticipated to be one of the most important events in the industry due to the stellar networking opportunities and rigorous agenda. Boris Mizhen is a successful real estate developer and entrepreneur. With a unique business instinct and tireless work ethic, he has created a number of thriving online marketing companies and owns and manages several commercial real estate properties throughout the northeastern United States. Resident of New York City, Mizhen is a strong supporter of numerous charities and groups that benefit the community, including Chabad of the Shoreline and the Jewish Foundation of Greater New Haven. He is passionate about his work, and equally dedicated to improving the lives of others as shown through his intensive philanthropic work and generous donations. For more information, please visit http://www.borismizhennews.com
News Article | May 24, 2017
"We are thrilled to add Covell and Scott to the SFIG team. Both of these talented senior leaders bring decades of industry experience and deep securitization market expertise to SFIG, as well as a successful history of collaborating with SFIG. Already, they both know and understand our operations, our goals, our staff, our members and, most importantly, our ethics," said Mr. Johns. "With a proven track record in client relations and strategy development honed at Wells Fargo Securities, I am confident that Covell will shine as SFIG's CAO. Scott's unparalleled conference management and event planning experience from his time as a leader within Information Management Network will be instrumental as we build our in-house event management capabilities. Their insights, leadership and securitization acumen will provide meaningful value to our membership." "SFIG plays a crucial role as the unified voice of the structured finance market, and I am thrilled to join the SFIG team," said Ms. Adams. "I look forward to working with SFIG's executive team and diverse membership to build on the exciting momentum already generated by the organization's ongoing initiatives and to continuing our support of a robust and liquid securitization market. With the recent formation of the SFIG Foundation and the Structured Finance Coalition, plus the expansion of our Conference and Educational initiatives, it is truly a milestone moment in SFIG's evolution." "I am very excited to join SFIG at this incredibly important moment in the organization's history," said Mr. Brody. "SFIG has established itself as the critical voice for securitization. I am eager to continue SFIG's collaborative efforts to increase membership participation and development across all sectors of the industry. The long-term integration of our online and in-person educational efforts with our conferences and events platform presents a unique opportunity to deliver an enhanced membership experience across the board." In her role as Chief Administrative Officer, Ms. Adams will be responsible for coordinating long-term planning and strategy development across SFIG's core education and operational initiatives, the SFIG Foundation and the Structured Finance Coalition. She will serve as the liaison between SFIG's executive membership and leadership team and operational teams within each area of the organization. Prior to joining SFIG, Ms. Adams was Head of Business Strategy and Development for the Asset Backed Finance and Securitization unit of Wells Fargo Securities, where she was responsible for creating and executing growth strategies across consumer, mortgage, and corporate debt. She previously served as Director and Chief Operating Officer of Global Mortgages and Securitized Products at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. As SFIG's Director of Education and Conferences, Mr. Brody will build on SFIG's successful longtime partnership with IMN in expanding SFIG's independent in-house event management capabilities. Mr. Brody joins the organization from IMN-Euromoney, where as Managing Director he was responsible for organizing numerous senior-level executive conferences across several industry verticals and was deeply involved in the annual planning of "SFIG Vegas," the single largest gathering of structured finance professionals and SFIG's hallmark annual conference. Mr. Brody co-founded IMN in 1994 had has built his reputable career organizing renowned high-impact conferences spanning all sectors of the fixed income capital markets, structured products and asset management communities. Structured Finance Industry Group, Inc. (SFIG) is a member-based, trade industry group focused on improving and strengthening the broader structured finance and securitization market. SFIG provides an inclusive network for securitization professionals to collaborate and, as industry leaders, drive necessary changes, be an advocate for the securitization community, share best practices and innovative ideas, and educate industry members through conferences and other programs. Members of SFIG represent all sectors of the securitization market including issuers, investors, financial intermediaries, law firms, accounting firms, technology firms, rating agencies, servicers, and trustees. Further information can be found at www.sfindustry.org To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/structured-finance-industry-group-adds-two-senior-securitization-leaders-300463360.html
News Article | May 9, 2017
A digital recording of this teleconference will be available for replay at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on May 15, 2017 and will be accessible via the replay number listed below until May 22, 2017. For your convenience, you will also be able to access the recording online at: All remarks made during the teleconference will be current at the time of the call and the replays will not be updated to reflect any subsequent developments. GlassBridge Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: GLA) (formerly known as Imation Corp. (NYSE: IMN)) is a holding company. The Company actively explores a diverse range of new, strategic asset management business opportunities for its portfolio. The Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, GlassBridge Asset Management, LLC ("GBAM"), is an investment advisor focused on technology-driven and quantitative strategies. The Company's partially-owned subsidiary, NXSN Acquisition Corp., owns a global enterprise data storage business. For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.glassbridge.com. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy any securities in any private investment vehicle managed by GBAM (collectively, the "GlassBridge-Managed Funds"), and may not be relied upon in connection with any offer or sale of securities. Any such offer or solicitation may only be made pursuant to the current Confidential Private Offering Memorandum (or similar document) for any such GlassBridge-Managed Fund, which are provided only to qualified offerees and which should be carefully reviewed prior to investing. GBAM is a newly formed entity and the GlassBridge-Managed Funds are currently in formation state. GBAM is not currently registered with the SEC as an investment adviser under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended, or under similar state laws, and nothing in this press release constitutes investment advice with respect to securities. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/glassbridge-enterprises-inc-announces-first-quarter-2017-financial-results-conference-call-300454677.html
News Article | May 9, 2017
CORONA, CA--(Marketwired - May 9, 2017) - Bridgegate Pictures ( : BBGP) announced today that Executive Producer Guy Griffithe has been named President of the company. "Guy's experience and clout in Hollywood is invaluable to us," said CEO Lee Caplin. "His performance on behalf of the company has exceeded all expectations." Griffithe was responsible for negotiating a six-picture deal with Minds Eye Entertainment and a five-picture deal with IMN Films. In addition, he made a deal with Observe Media to create Techno Cams and most recently started a Management / Production Company in cooperation with Media Artist Group. Griffithe also negotiated and arranged the financing on behalf of Bridgegate Pictures, thereby earning its equity positions in these projects. Bridgegate Pictures is excited to have Guy lead the company and explore the future opportunities in virtual reality, escape 3-screen technology and marketing our digital platforms. About Bridgegate Pictures Bridgegate Pictures Corp. operates as an integrated film company based in Corona, California. The company engages in the development, production, financing and distribution of multiple media products including feature films and virtual reality content for worldwide distribution in the theatrical, broadcast and digital markets. Bridgegate Pictures Corp. specializes in commercial level independent films that are star driven and have worldwide appeal. For more information about Bridgegate Pictures Corp., please visit www.bridgegatepictures.com or contact our corporate office at 714.90.MOVIE/(714) 906-6843. About Minds Eye Entertainment Established in 1986, Minds Eye Entertainment is one of Canada's most prolific independent production and distribution companies, internationally recognized for its commitment to distinctive film and television product and expertise in navigating international co-production and financing. Recent credits include: THE TALL MAN (Jessica Biel), FACES IN THE CROWD (Milla Jovovich), LULLABY FOR PI (Rupert Friend, Clemence Poesy, Forest Whitaker), Stephen King's DOLAN'S CADILLAC (Christian Slater) and FORSAKEN (starring Kiefer Sutherland, Donald Sutherland, Brian Cox and Demi Moore). For more information about Minds Eye Entertainment, please visit www.mindseyepictures.com
News Article | June 9, 2017
IMN (Information Management Network) is presenting the 7th Annual Provider Forum on Data Centers and Cloud Services Infrastructure (East) in Washington, D.C., June 8-9. IMN selected John Clune, CEO of Kansas City-based, Cavern Technologies, to provide his unique insight and expertise as a featured speaker and panel participant on a forum for small/mid-size data center executives. Mr. Clune and other data center leaders will discuss topics including: Under John Clune’s leadership, Cavern Technologies has grown to become Kansas City’s premier data center solutions provider. Cavern serves small to Fortune 1000 companies across the United States and is recognized as a frontrunner in the data center industry. Joining Clune on the IMN panel are: Jim Griffith, CEO, Corporate Technologies LLC; Nicholas Kottyan, President & CEO, DataChambers, LLC; Svein Hagaseth, SVP North America, Green Mountain Data Center. The panel will be moderated by Emily Naughton, Associate, Greenberg Traurig, LLP. For more information about IMN Provider Forum, visit http://www.imn.org. About Cavern Technologies, Inc. Cavern Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider in the development, leasing and operation of build-to-suit wholesale data centers outside of Kansas City. Located 125-feet underground in a 3 million square foot facility, Cavern’s environmentally regulated, secure infrastructure is Energy Star, SAS-70, SSAE 16 Type II certified. Cavern is designed to meet the specialized power, cooling and security requirements companies need to house IT systems that support their mission-critical business processes. Cavern provides tenants with unique business solutions and a value proposition focused on minimizing the total cost of ownership of data center and colocation infrastructure. CavernTechnologies.com About IMN The IMN or Information Management Network, was founded in 1994 and is a global organizer of conferences that focus on institutional finance, investments and healthcare IT. IMN.org
News Article | September 12, 2017
The ABA represents a wide range of small, regional, and large banks nationwide that collectively employ more than 2 million men and women. The annual Bank Marketing Conference will feature industry luminaries and a variety of marketing experts, with topics ranging from meeting the demands of the contemporary customer to executing a compelling content strategy. "We look forward to connecting with our partners in the banking industry at this year's marketing conference," said Rick Kerr, vice president and general manager of IMN. "The exclusive and consumer-relevant nature of our email newsletter content helps banks stay top-of-mind for financial services with their customers." Kerr also noted how this year's conference will focus partly on content marketing. "As a result," he added, "we expect the potential benefits of branded, email newsletter services to be reinforced." Conference attendees can speak with an IMN representative at Booth 302 to learn how Loyalty Driver can help those in the banking industry pass regulatory and compliance standards, deliver consistent, quality content each month, and accelerate sales with the power of social media connectivity, online access and control, and audio and video. Connect with IMN during the event and all year long by following IMN on Twitter ( ). For more information about IMN's Loyalty Driver, click here. IMN (iMakeNews Inc.) is the digital marketing company that delivers email newsletters with branded custom content for the direct selling, banking and financial services, and franchise industries. For more information, visit , follow on Twitter , or connect on the .
News Article | November 30, 2016
Orlando, Fla., Nov. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kirk Montgomery, head of regulatory affairs for CNL Financial Group, will speak at the 12th Annual Western IMN Non-traded REIT and Retail Alternative Investment Symposium on Thursday, Dec. 1, in Dana Point, California. Montgomery will participate on the “Regulatory Update: A Practical Guide for Broker/Dealers & Product Sponsors” panel. He will join five other industry leaders to discuss implementation of the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule, the anticipated impact of the North American Securities Administrators Association’s new guidance on non-traded REITs and the Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposed section 2704 regulations limiting wealth and estate transfer. “CNL has strived to be a leader in educating broker-dealers on these new regulations,” Montgomery said. “I look forward to sharing my perspective on these and similar regulations facing the industry and how to navigate them, but also to hear what my colleagues have to say. With so much change occurring in the industry, I think it’s key that we remain engaged and keep having these kinds of conversations.” The 12th Annual Western IMN Non-traded REIT and Retail Alternative Investment Symposium will focus on how recent and upcoming regulatory headwinds present challenges to the industry as it continues to evolve at a dynamic rate. About CNL Financial Group CNL Financial Group (CNL) is a private investment management firm providing global real estate and alternative investments. Since inception in 1973, CNL and/or its affiliates have formed or acquired companies with more than $34 billion in assets. CNL is headquartered in Orlando, Florida. For more information, visit CNL.com.
News Article | October 28, 2016
CAMPBELL, CA, September 03, 2016 - Nexsan?, the global leader in unified storage solutions, today announced that its UNITY? unified data storage platform has been named a "Cool Product" by the editors at Computer Technology Review (CTR). UNITY, the first and only enterprise-class unified storage solution with built-in private cloud capabilities, was recognized for its unique ability to accelerate business performance and ensure secure mobile access. "With UNITY, it's clear that Nexsan recognizes that the name of the game is not 'speeds and feeds,'" said Kim Kay, Associate Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, Computer Technology Review. "Topping the list of cool capabilities is UNITY's patented n-WAY Sync functionality that allows its users to securely access and share large files across distributed sites at high performance LAN speeds. If your business needs to securely share large files across various teams distributed across various geographies -- with the speed and ease of a public cloud service -- we suggest you check out Nexsan's UNITY." UNITY is a scalable, flexible NAS device that allows IT to mix-and-match high-performance flash with inexpensive hard disks and mix block storage for VMware, databases or Exchange with file storage for home directories and sharing. It stands out by including a full private cloud infrastructure at no additional cost. Instead of spending on complex, expensive third-party products to share across sites, UNITY includes a plug-and-play ability to sync files across any number of disparate locations with secure communication across standard Internet connections the easiest way to ensure high availability (HA) across locations and high-speed access to large files. It also helps to alleviate the risk of unsanctioned business user adoption of various public cloud-sharing services, by delivering absolutely identical functionality and convenience, yet fully under the control and protection of corporate IT. "As today's businesses continue to seek ways to accelerate workforce productivity and enable collaboration for their distributed environments, it's more critical than ever to employ storage resources that securely power large file sharing with enterprise class performance, security and protection," said Victoria Grey, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Nexsan. "This is what Nexsan has achieved with UNITY. It's the first data storage platform to unify enterprise class performance, features and functionality together with secure private cloud file sync and share capabilities -- at no extra cost -- for the future-focused storage that distributed businesses require. We're very pleased it's been recognized as a 'Cool Product' by Computer Technology Review." To read the complete Computer Technology Review article, please visit: http://wwpi.com/2016/08/22/nexsan-unity-accelerating-business-performance-ensuring-secure-mobile-access/. Tweet this: .@CompTechReview recognizes @Nexsan UNITY as a Cool Product http://wwpi.com/2016/08/22/nexsan-unity-accelerating-business-performance-ensuring-secure-mobile-access/ About Nexsan Nexsan? is a global leader in unified storage solutions that are focused on seamlessly and securely enabling a connected workforce. Its broad solution portfolio empowers enterprises to securely manage, protect and utilize valuable business data -- while allowing users to sync, share and access files from any device, anywhere, anytime. Headquartered in Campbell, California, Nexsan is a wholly owned company held by Imation Corp. (NYSE: IMN). For further information, please visit: www.nexsan.com. Nexsan, the Nexsan logo, Connected Data, the Connected Data logo, Transporter, E-Series, NST, AutoMAID, Assureon and UNITY are trademarks or registered trademarks of Imation Corp. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. CONTACT INFORMATION Media Contacts: Sabrina Sanchez The Ventana Group firstname.lastname@example.org (925) 785-3014 Nicole Gorman The Ventana Group email@example.com (508) 397-0131 Press Contact: Sabrina Sanchez The Ventana Group Chantilly, VA (925) 785-3014 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.theventanagroup.com/
News Article | October 28, 2016
October 17-18, 2016 – IMN (Information Management Network) is hosting its 7th Annual West Coast Provider Forum on Data Centers and Cloud Services Infrastructure in Santa Rosa, CA, October 17-18. John Clune, President and CEO of Kansas City data center, Cavern Technologies was selected to bring his expertise to a panel of industry front-runners from across the nation and address critical business issues facing C-level executives with data center, colocation, and cloud service providers. Topics covered will include: John Clune will share his experience in launching and growing Cavern Technologies to become Kansas City’s premier data center solutions provider to help other C-level executives in the small-to mid-sized provider segment identify key performance indicators within their own organizations. During their panel discussion, “What is Your Secret Sauce?”, Mr. Clune and his co-panelists will cover a range of topics including, defining customer base, service offerings, and churn; as well as outlining expansions, power density changes, cloud strategies, and potential buyouts. Joining Clune on the panel are: Greg Pettine, Director of Business Development, Schneider Electric; Nicholas Kottyan, President & CEO, DataChambers; Guy Willner, Chairman, International Data Centre Group; and Erik Levitt, CEO, Open Data Centers. For more information about IMN Provider Forum, visit http://www.imn.org. About Cavern Technologies, Inc. Cavern Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider in the development, leasing and operation of build-to-suit wholesale data centers outside of Kansas City. Located 125-feet underground in a 3 million square foot facility, Cavern’s environmentally regulated, secure infrastructure is Energy Star, SAS-70, SSAE 16 Type II certified. Cavern is designed to meet the specialized power, cooling and security requirements companies need to house IT systems that support their mission-critical business processes. Cavern provides tenants with unique business solutions and a value proposition focused on minimizing the total cost of ownership of data center and colocation infrastructure. CavernTechnologies.com About IMN The IMN or Information Management Network, was founded in 1994 and is a global organizer of conferences that focus on institutional finance, investments and healthcare IT. IMN.org
News Article | December 6, 2016
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A pioneer in bringing technology and services to the institutional Single-Family Rental (SFR) market, OwnAmerica CEO Greg Rand spoke yesterday at the IMN 5th Annual SFR Investment Forum in Phoenix. He shared his views on what the Trump...