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Pricewaterhousecoopers Llp | Date: 2013-10-23

A document processing system for accurately and efficiently analyzing documents and methods for making and using same. Each incoming document includes at least one section of textual content and is provided in an electronic form or as a paper-based document that is converted into an electronic form. Since many categories of documents, such as legal and accounting documents, often include one or more common text sections with similar textual content, the document processing system compares the documents to identify and classify the common text sections. The document comparison can be further enhanced by dividing the document into document segments and comparing the document segments; whereas, the conversion of paper-based documents likewise can be improved by comparing the resultant electronic document with a library of standard phrases, sentences, and paragraphs. The document processing system thereby enables an image of the document to be manipulated, as desired, to facilitate its review.


Patent
Pricewaterhousecoopers Llp | Date: 2016-01-16

A health data system that is part of a scalable technology core that can be integrated into local healthcare infrastructure to create a care management framework for delivering patient-centric and value-based care in a community, setting the stage for scalability to targeted communities.


News Article | November 11, 2016
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Hire Heroes USA, the preeminent, nonprofit organization providing veteran employment services across the United States and around the world, today announced that it has received notice of a $400,000 multi-year grant from the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. for compliance and professional training, utilizing a new technological solution, for its staff to deliver efficient high quality services to meet the evolving needs of their veteran clients. PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP) will complement the Foundation’s grant with pro bono services to assist Hire Heroes USA improve its services and outreach through the Hire Heroes USA website. Working with Hire Heroes USA, the pro bono engagement team will develop an understanding of the current user experience and build a technology-enabled career and support solution to help Hire Heroes USA create scale in their reach and impact, enhance service delivery and drive empowerment to help veterans succeed. Hire Heroes USA is on track this year to empower 15,000 transitioning military members, veterans and military spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce. The new support from the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. will enable the nonprofit to improve client services and capacity to provide its free, best-in-class career counseling programs and services to even more men and women from the U.S. Armed Forces. “Our Partners at the PwC Charitable Foundation are making an incredible investment in today's generation of combat veterans by empowering our personalized career coaching services and helping us achieve greater scale,” said Brian Stann, President and CEO of Hire Heroes USA and a Marine Corps combat veteran. “We’ve long been impressed by the work Hire Heroes USA does to help U.S. military members, veterans and spouses find good jobs at great companies, and we’re proud to announce our support for the organization today,” said Frank Gaudio, PwC Charitable Foundation Trustee and Veterans Liaison. “We look forward helping their skilled team of former military and business professionals scale their operations to achieve even greater impact and to touch even more veterans.” The PwC Charitable Foundation has committed to investing more than $5 million in five years to impact 100,000 veterans through education, training and supporting leading veteran service organizations. For Hire Heroes USA, 2016 has been a year of milestones. Team members have delivered more than 108,000 individual career counseling sessions, revised nearly 12,000 client resumes, and generated an estimated economic impact of nearly $70 million in the veteran employment space through 5,500 clients confirmed hired since January. The organization’s success comes in the midst of 90% growth in service delivery since 2015 and a 25% gain in year-over-year financial efficiency. Hire Heroes USA is at the top of Charity Navigator’s ranking of the 147 largest nonprofits in Metro Atlanta for transparency and financial accountability. About Hire Heroes USA: Headquartered just north of Atlanta, in Alpharetta, Ga., with seven additional branch offices around the country, Hire Heroes USA is a Charity Navigator 4-Star rated nonprofit that provides consistently effective, individualized career coaching services to transitioning military members, veterans and military spouses with an uncompromising focus on results. For more information about our mission, our services, and how to get involved as a corporate partner, employment partner, donor, or volunteer, please visit us online at hireheroesusa.org and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. About The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.: People are at the heart of the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.’s mission and theories of change. The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. supports and scales the work of innovative organizations, social entrepreneurs and courageous leaders who are transforming education, empowering veterans and the children of our military service men and women, inspiring social entrepreneurship and responding rapidly in times of natural disasters and other tragic events. The Foundation also supports the people of PwC in times of unexpected financial hardship and celebrates them in times of remembrance and achievement. http://www.pwccharitablefoundation.org/


News Article | February 15, 2017
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TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 14, 2017) - LOGiQ Asset Management Inc. ("LOGiQ" or the "Company") (TSX:LGQ) announces it has filed its Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 and related Management's Discussion and Analysis with Canadian securities regulatory authorities. As previously announced by LOGiQ on December 8, 2016, the vendors of LOGiQ Capital 2016 (formerly Front Street Capital 2004)("Front Street Capital") and Tuscarora Capital Inc. ("Tuscarora"), and LOGiQ completed a transaction to combine their respective companies, creating a new, leading independent asset management firm. "Our vision for LOGiQ Asset Management is that in a time of massive industry disruption we can bring together an extraordinary team of managers, traders and analysts. We will have fewer, larger funds in three distinct verticals: specialized equities; specialized yield; and alternatives, offering Canadians access to a single source for sophisticated investing" said newly appointed LOGiQ CEO, Joe Canavan. "Combining these three firms and then acquiring the Institutional Advisory Group, from Integra Capital Limited, with $2.5 billion in institutional fee earning assets adds important scale benefits. We brought all these firms and decades of portfolio management experience together under the LOGiQ banner which has numerous benefits for advisors and their clients. Our financial strength, leadership team, leverage with vendors to reduce fund and corporate operating costs and synergies at the corporate level as well as improved fund performance." Investors and readers of the Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 and related Management's Discussion and Analysis are cautioned that the results for the period are not necessarily indicative of the ongoing operations of the business because the results include a full quarter of former Front Street Capital, 24 days each of LOGiQ (formerly Aston Hill Financial Inc.) and Tuscarora, and eight days of results from the Institutional Advisory Group. LOGiQ's Assets under Management or advisement ("AUM") increased from $877 million at September 30, 2016 to $2.8 billion at December 31, 2016. The higher AUM is mainly the result of the combination of LOGiQ (formerly Aston Hill Financial Inc.) and Front Street Capital. During the first quarter, gross sales of mutual funds were $16 million resulting in net redemptions of $27 million for the combined firm. At December 31, 2016, LOGiQ also had $2.5 billion of institutional advisory sales-related fee earning arrangements in respect of assets that are neither managed nor advised that are incremental to the $2.8 billion AUM. For the first quarter, LOGiQ revenues were $6.8 million, an increase of 74% from the prior quarter revenues of $3.9 million. The revenue increase was mainly due to the combination of LOGiQ (formerly Aston Hill Financial Inc.) and Front Street Capital. Revenue generated by LOGiQ-managed investment funds increased as a percentage of total revenue (currently 92.4% compared to 88.9% in the prior quarter) as management remains focused on in-house managed mutual fund growth. Total expenses (excluding finance expense) for the first quarter were higher at $8.1 million as compared to $4.0 million for the prior quarter. The higher corporate expense is mainly due to the combination of LOGiQ and Front Street Capital. Adjusted EBITDA (before stock-based compensation, impairment losses, and net investment gains or losses) for the first quarter was $2.0 million, a 107.3% increase from the prior quarter adjusted EBITDA of $988,000 due mainly to the combining of LOGiQ and Front Street Capital. Net loss for the quarter was $1.3 million, as compared to a net loss in the prior quarter of $83,000, reflecting the aforementioned intangible asset impairment loss in the previous quarter. Summary of Acquisition of certain Global Advisory Agreements from Integra Capital Limited On December 22, 2016, LOGiQ entered into an agreement to purchase certain Global Advisory agreements from Integra Capital Limited to form the foundation for its new Institutional Advisory Group. This agreement built on LOGiQ's vision to be a fully-integrated and diversified investment management firm with complementary businesses in all facets of the investment management industry. LOGiQ wishes to clarify that, further to its press release dated December 22, 2016, as a result of its acquisition of certain Global Advisory agreements from Integra Capital Limited, LOGiQ has institutional advisory sales-related fee earning arrangements in respect of assets that are neither managed nor advised by LOGiQ, totaling approximately $2.5 billion as of December 31, 2016. LOGiQ (logiqasset.com) is a diversified asset management company with a suite of retail mutual funds, closed end funds, hedge funds and pooled funds, and also provides segregated institutional managed accounts and institutional advisory sales. LOGiQ has assets under management or advisement and institutional advisory sales-related fee earning arrangements that are not managed or advised, totaling approximately $5.3 billion. LOGiQ also confirms that following the reverse acquisition transaction between LOGiQ, Front Street Capital and Tuscarora, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants will act as auditor to LOGiQ as successor. The TSX has neither approved nor disapproved the information contained herein. For a detailed description of the risks and uncertainties facing the Company and its business and affairs, readers should refer to the annual financial statements and management discussion and analysis for the year ended September 30, 2016 of Front Street Capital, both of which are available on SEDAR under the Company's profile at www.sedar.com. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should change, unless required by law. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.


News Article | February 22, 2017
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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 22, 2017) - Madison Pacific Properties Inc. (the Company) (TSX:MPC)(TSX:MPC.C), reports the voting results of the Annual General Meeting of its shareholders held February 21, 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The following five nominees were re-elected as directors of the Company by the following votes: In addition, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP was re-appointed as the auditor for the Company. About the Company: Madison Pacific Properties Inc. is a Vancouver-based real estate company with approximately $435 million in investment properties, comprising 1.8 million rentable sq. ft. of industrial and commercial space, of which, over 99% of the available space is leased.


News Article | February 15, 2017
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MedEvolve, Inc., a national provider of practice management (PM), revenue cycle management (RCM) and practice analytics software and services for specialty practices, announced today the addition of Jenny O’Pry as Senior Vice President, Revenue Cycle Management and Matt Seefeld as Senior Vice President, Business Development. Both executives have spent their careers focused on healthcare technology and services that help organizations—from small physician practices to large health systems—maintain financial viability and streamline operations in today’s turbulent regulatory environment. “The addition of these two talented and experienced leaders to our team highlights our commitment to the success of our physician practice clients,” said Mike Schiller, President and CEO of MedEvolve. “Both Jenny and Matt have a passion and relentlessness for results that will guide us in strengthening our current solutions, specifically MedEvolve Practice Analytics and RCM Services, and developing creative new ones to help our clients thrive despite the constant influx of challenges threatening their businesses.” MedEvolve’s RCM department, which provides revenue cycle services to specialty physician practices, is an integral part of the organization with nearly 60% of all MedEvolve team members. MedEvolve hired Jenny to provide the strong leadership the RCM team needs to help its successful track record of serving the complex billing needs of specialty physician practices. Jenny has hands-on experience and a deep understanding of the healthcare revenue cycle. She will implement process improvement initiatives to help streamline the revenue cycle service delivery model and day-to-day operations, including strategies to optimize collections and billing for the RCM team and the practices they serve. “I am excited for the opportunity to lead MedEvolve’s hard-working, dedicated RCM team, and to help our physician practice clients collect the money that is owed to them and manage the burdensome ebb and flow of healthcare rules and regulations,” said Jenny O’Pry. “I also look forward to working with the leadership team to further develop the organization and processes that will enable us to properly support our clients.” Jenny brings a broad scope of expertise, including revenue cycle management, healthcare administration, and extensive practice management experience. Early in her career, Jenny gained ten years of experience in both front- and back-office clinical functions in a host of healthcare settings, including ambulatory practices, hospitals and medical centers. Beginning in 2012 until her transition to MedEvolve, Jenny held multiple leadership roles at MedSynergies where she was highly-accountable for the performance of health systems, clinics, and providers. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and finance and a Master of Science in Clinical Practice Management. In a recent press release, MedEvolve announced the launch of MedEvolve Practice Analytics. During the development process for this solution, the company leveraged Matt Seefeld’s extensive experience designing, deploying and consulting on analytics solutions. MedEvolve sought his competence to bring the solution to market, and subsequently hired him to head the company’s business development efforts for all MedEvolve’s product and service lines. In addition to his analytics expertise, Matt has provided revenue cycle consulting to healthcare organizations throughout his career. “Independent physician practices have been hit hard with years of declining reimbursements, rising administrative costs, regulatory roadblocks and the difficulties of increasing patient responsibility,” stated Matt Seefeld. “We can help them combat these issues by providing service and technology solutions to uncover problem areas and opportunities that will help these practices turn their businesses around and begin to prosper again in these challenging times of financial and regulatory uncertainty.” Matt Seefeld brings over 17 years of management consulting experience in the healthcare industry. He has extensive expertise in the assessment, design and implementation of process improvement programs and technology development across the entire revenue cycle. Matt began his career with Stockamp & Associates, Inc. and worked for both PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Deloitte Consulting LLP in their healthcare and life sciences practice lines. In 2007, he developed a business intelligence solution and founded Interpoint Partners, LLC, where he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. In 2011, he sold his business to Streamline Health Solutions where he then served as Chief Strategist of Revenue Cycle followed by Senior Vice President of Solutions Strategy until 2014. Recently, Matt ran global sales for NantHealth and provided consulting services for healthcare technology and service businesses nationwide, prior to joining MedEvolve full-time in January. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California-San Diego. Is your physician practice seeking revenue cycle management expertise? Contact MedEvolve to request a consultation: call (800) 964-5129, email info(at)medevolve(dot)com, or visit our website to learn more. About MedEvolve MedEvolve enables specialty practices to work faster and more accurately through Practice Management (PM) and Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) software and services that result in quicker payment processes and improved patient and staff experiences. Additionally, with MedEvolve Practice Analytics, specialty practices gain a new level of insight that helps them identify problem areas and resolve issues quickly to improve financial, operational and clinical performance. Our unique Practice DNA consultative approach ensures our solutions fit with our clients’ existing processes so they begin to see positive results from day one. Visit http://www.medevolve.com to learn more.


CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Feb. 9, 2017) - Titanium Corporation Inc. (the "Company" or "Titanium") (TSX VENTURE:TIC) is pleased to announce that an updated version of the Company's investor presentation is now available on its website at www.titaniumcorporation.com. This investor presentation, dated February 9, 2017, was presented by Titanium's management following the formal portion of the Company's annual and special meeting (the "Meeting") of shareholders held today. Titanium is also pleased to announce that shareholders voted in favour of all items of business brought before them at the Meeting. At the Meeting, the following six nominees set forth in the management information circular of the Company dated December 23, 2016 were elected as directors of the Company: David Macdonald (Chairman), Scott Nelson, Moss Kadey, Brant Sangster, Eric Slavens and John Stevens. In addition, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Chartered Accountants, were appointed as auditors of the Company. Shareholders also approved and ratified the Company's stock option plan, deferred share unit plan and restricted share unit plan. Titanium Corporation's CVW™ technology provides sustainable solutions to reduce the environmental footprint of the oil sands industry. The Company's technology reduces the environmental impact of oil sands tailings while economically recovering valuable products that would otherwise be lost. CVW™ recovers bitumen, solvents and minerals from tailings, preventing these commodities from entering tailings ponds and the atmosphere; volatile organic compound and greenhouse gas emissions are materially reduced; hot tailings water is improved in quality for recycling; and residual tailings can be thickened more readily. A new minerals industry will be created commencing with the production and export of zircon, an essential ingredient in ceramics. The Company's shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "TIC". For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.titaniumcorporation.com. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Columbia Seligman Premium Technology Growth Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE: STK) today announced that at its Seventh Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 19, 2017 (the “Meeting”) in Minneapolis, MN, Stockholders will be asked to re-elect three directors to the Board, each to hold office until the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors are elected and qualify; to consider the ratification of the Board’s selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Fund’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2017 fiscal year; and to consider such other matters as may properly come before the Meeting or any postponement or adjournment thereof. This and other information relating to the Meeting, including additional details of the Meeting place and time, will be described in a notice of meeting and proxy statement that the Fund intends to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As previously announced on January 30, 2017, the close of business on February 28, 2017 has been fixed by the Board as the record date for the determination of Stockholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the Meeting or any postponement or adjournment thereof. The Fund is managed by Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. This material is distributed by Columbia Management Investment Distributors, Inc., member FINRA. Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of the Fund carefully before investing. You can obtain the Fund’s most recent periodic reports and other regulatory filings by contacting your financial advisor or visiting www.columbiathreadneedleus.com. These reports and other filings can also be found on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s EDGAR Database. You should read these reports and other filings carefully before investing. Investment products are not federally or FDIC-insured, are not deposits or obligations of, or guaranteed by any financial institution, and involve investment risks including possible loss of principal and fluctuation in value.


News Article | February 25, 2017
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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA and JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwired - Feb. 24, 2017) - Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (TSX:PTM)(NYSE MKT:PLG) ("Platinum Group" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the positive results from its Annual General Meeting held on February 23, 2017 in Vancouver, BC. The meeting had an impressive turnout of shareholders representing over 75% of its issued shares eligible to vote at the meeting. The shareholders strongly supported the appointment of the Board and the resolutions proposed. R. Michael Jones, President, CEO and co-founder of Platinum Group Metals said "We are as always pleased to see the vast majority of shareholders actively and supportively engaged, following our progress and voting their stock. We look forward to a pivotal year in 2017 with the ramp up of production to positive cash flow at the Maseve Mine and the continued advancement on the Waterberg Project." The number of directors is fixed at seven and on a show of hands the shareholders at the meeting elected management's seven nominees for directors. Details of the proxy voting are as follows: The Board of Directors is unchanged from the previous year. Shareholders voted 79.87% in favour of a new Share Compensation Plan. The plan was closely modelled on another approved plan for a major mining company. The Company engaged with its major shareholders directly regarding the Share Compensation Plan and the positive vote is contrary to a rating agency negative recommendation. The Company elected not to pay approximately $30,000 in fees requested by the rating agency to review the plan in advance of publication. Shareholders also voted 98.56% in favour of re-appointing PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors, and to authorize the Directors to fix the auditor's remuneration for the ensuing year. At a meeting of the Board of Directors following the shareholders meeting, the current officers were ratified for the following year except for Mr. Peter Busse. As previously planned and disclosed, the Company confirms the retirement of Mr. Peter Busse as Chief Operating Officer ("COO") of the Company. Mr. Busse joined Platinum Group Metals in 2007 and has served as the Company's COO since that time. The Board and management team thanks Mr. Busse for his dedicated service and stalwart efforts to successfully and safely construct the Maseve Mine. The functions and appointments that were formerly the responsibility of the COO will be assumed by the Company's senior management team in South Africa. Mr. Leon Lewis, the former Safety Officer at the Maseve Mine, has been appointed as General Manager and the Company welcomes Gawie De Wet as head of Mine Engineering. A replacement COO will be appointed in due course. For more information on these matters, please refer to Platinum Group's information circular, available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) or visit our website at www.platinumgroupmetals.net. Platinum Group, based in Johannesburg, South Africa and Vancouver, Canada, has a successful track record with more than 20 years of experience in exploration, mine discovery, mine construction and mine operations. The Company holds strategic large scale reserves in platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold with associated nickel and copper. Formed in 2002, Platinum Group holds significant mineral rights in the Bushveld Igneous Complex of South Africa, which is host to over 70% of the world's primary platinum production. The Company is currently focused on ramping up the Maseve Mine, its first near-surface platinum mine, to commercial production. Platinum Group has delineated new reserves on the North Limb of the Bushveld Complex on the Waterberg Project. Waterberg represents a new bulk type of large scale, shallow low cost platinum, palladium and gold deposit. On behalf of the Board of Platinum Group Metals Ltd. The Toronto Stock Exchange and the NYSE MKT LLC have not reviewed and do not accept responsibility for the accuracy or adequacy of this news release, which has been prepared by management. This press release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities laws and forward-looking statements within the meaning of U.S. securities laws (collectively "forward-looking statements"). Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words such as: believe, expect, anticipate, intend, estimate, plans, postulate and similar expressions, or are those, which, by their nature, refer to future events. All statements that are not statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes any forward-looking statements in this press release are reasonable, it can give no assurance that the expectations and assumptions in such statements will prove to be correct. The Company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements by the Company are not guarantees of future results or performance, and that actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. The Company directs readers to the risk factors described in the Company's Form 40-F annual report, annual information form and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and Canadian securities regulators, which may be viewed at www.sec.gov and www.sedar.com, respectively.


News Article | February 15, 2017
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BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Tri-Continental Corporation (the “Corporation”) (NYSE: TY) today announced that at its 87th Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 19, 2017 (the “Meeting”) in Minneapolis, MN, Stockholders will be asked to re-elect three directors to the Board, each to hold office until the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors are elected and qualify; to consider the ratification of the Board’s selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Corporation’s independent registered public accounting firm for the 2017 fiscal year; and to consider such other matters as may properly come before the Meeting or any postponement or adjournment thereof. This and other information relating to the Meeting, including additional details of the Meeting place and time, will be described in a notice of meeting and proxy statement that the Corporation intends to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As previously announced on January 30, 2017, the close of business on February 28, 2017 has been fixed by the Board as the record date for the determination of Stockholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the Meeting or any postponement or adjournment thereof. The Corporation is managed by Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. This material is distributed by Columbia Management Investment Distributors, Inc., member FINRA. Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of the Corporation carefully before investing. A prospectus containing information about the Corporation (including its investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses, and other information about the Corporation) may be obtained by contacting your financial advisor or visiting www.columbiathreadneedleus.com. The prospectus should be read carefully before investing in the Corporation. For more information, please call 1-800-345-6611 or visit columbiathreadneedleus.com. Investment products are not federally or FDIC-insured, are not deposits or obligations of, or guaranteed by any financial institution, and involve investment risks including possible loss of principal and fluctuation in value.

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