CAPE CORAL, Fla., Oct. 28, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tigrent Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TGNI)(http://www.tigrent.com) today announced that FINRA has issued a new trading symbol for the Company reflecting the name change and rebranding of the Company to Tigrent Inc. from Whitney Information Network, Inc. The Company's common stock will now trade under the symbol TGNI effective at the open of business on October 29, 2009. Shareholders approved the name change at the Company's Annual Shareholders Meeting on September 2, 2009 and Articles of Amendment changing the name of the Company to Tigrent Inc. were filed with the Colorado Secretary of State on September 21, 2009.
"Approval of our new trading symbol with the launch of our new name is a milestone event for the Company," stated Charles M. Peck, CEO of Tigrent Inc. "Tigrent Inc. as a brand name communicates the continued transformation of the Company and our market focus as a leading provider of knowledge-based resources that help customers acquire learning they can apply to accumulate wealth. It promotes a clear and consistent brand to the global markets we are targeting with our life-changing training, mentoring and tools in the areas of real estate and financial instruments investing, entrepreneurship and personal finance."
About Tigrent Inc.
Tigrent Inc. (OTC BB: TGNI; http://www.tigrent.com) is a leading provider of practical, high-quality and value-based training, conferences, publications, technology-based tools and mentoring where customers acquire learning they can apply to accumulate wealth. Through our affiliates, Tigrent Brands, Tigrent Learning, Tigrent eLearning, and Rich Dad Education, we provide an innovative training model that imparts skills and knowledge in investing (real estate and financial instruments), entrepreneurship and personal finance. Tigrent combines a team of trainers, mentors and coaches who possess practical, hands-on experience in their areas of expertise with a rigorous instructional design methodology and proprietary content-rich advanced training courses to create rewarding customer experiences across the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and the Asia-Pacific region.
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