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Aug 19, 2015, 06:00 ET

E-compass Acquisition Corp. Completes Initial Public Offering

E-compass Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: ECACU) (the "Company") today announced that it has completed its initial public offering of 4,000,000 units at...

Aug 13, 2015, 06:00 ET

E-compass Acquisition Corp. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

 E-compass Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: ECACU) (the "Company") today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 4,000,000 units at...

Aug 10, 2015, 18:21 ET
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Credit-score startup wins BBVA Open Talent 2015 Financial Inclusion Award

 Destacame.cl, a Chilean startup that allows underbanked individuals to build a credit score based on their history of paying everyday bills,...

Aug 10, 2015, 12:39 ET
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Bank's economists: Blockchain technology poised to be financial industry's biggest disruptor yet

 Blockchain technology, which underpins the digital currency bitcoin, is receiving significant capital investment from banks thanks to its...

Aug 07, 2015, 15:02 ET
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BBVA Compass offers special products for wildfire victims

BBVA Compass today announced special limited-time product offers available to customers in 15 counties in California to help aid recovery efforts...

Aug 05, 2015, 16:22 ET

COMPASS and Johns Hopkins University to host the 2nd Annual Cyber Security Conference in September

COMPASS LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of North Star Group, LLC, is co-sponsoring their 2nd Annual Senior Executive Cyber Security Conference...

Aug 05, 2015, 16:05 ET

Compass Diversified Holdings Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) ("CODI," "we," "our" or the "Company"), an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced today its...

Aug 05, 2015, 07:55 ET

Compass Datacenters Continues Expansion With Real Estate In Texas, Georgia And Ohio

 Based on high levels of demand, Compass Datacenters has expanded its portfolio of sites that are available for customers with the purchase...

Aug 03, 2015, 16:05 ET

Compass Diversified Holdings Closes Sale of CamelBak Products, LLC

 Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) ("CODI" or the "Company"), an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced today that it has...

Aug 03, 2015, 15:32 ET

Craig James Defends Patriots & Tom Brady; Predicts Adrian Peterson Will Have Record Breaking Season & Interviews University Of Oklahoma Coach Bob Stoops On This Week's Edition Of Airing It Out with Craig James

  "Where's the evidence?" asks Craig James on this week's edition of Airing It Out with Craig James. "I'd be supporting Tom Brady even if I...

Aug 03, 2015, 14:04 ET
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BBVA Compass taps Caleb Merriman as its chief security officer

 BBVA Compass announced today that information security veteran Caleb Merriman has been named its new chief security officer. Data security is...

Jul 31, 2015, 09:32 ET
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BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc. reports earnings of $277 million for first half of 2015

 BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc., a Sunbelt-based bank holding company (BBVA Compass), reported today net income attributable to shareholder of...

Jul 30, 2015, 16:15 ET
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BBVA Compass employees' random acts of kindness ripple across Sunbelt for Bank It Forward Week

 More than 1,300 BBVA Compass employees fanned out across the Sunbelt last week for Bank It Forward, the bank's five-day blitz of generosity...

Jul 27, 2015, 13:30 ET
Ban Bobcat Trapping Billboard Campaign

"Social Compassion In Legislation" Launches 'Ban The Trap' Celebrity Endorsed Billboard Campaign To End Bobcat Trapping

 Social Compassion in Legislation (SCIL), a California nonprofit organization devoted to providing solutions for animal welfare and protection...

Jul 27, 2015, 12:40 ET
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Green tomatoes, kebab, mate: Roca brothers unveil ingredients on menu for BBVA-El Celler de Can Roca culinary tour

 BBVA Compass culinary tour partner El Celler de Can Roca, named No. 1 by Restaurant magazine on this year's influential World's 50 Best...

Jul 27, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Bank's economists: Retina scans, vein patterns could eliminate PIN codes, passwords

A wave of capital and new technology centered on biometrics, physiological and behavioral authentication is quickly making the world of PINs and...

Jul 27, 2015, 09:00 ET

Compass Diversified Holdings Announces Sale of CamelBak Products, LLC

Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) ("CODI" or the "Company"), an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced today that it has...

Jul 24, 2015, 16:11 ET
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Calif. Death-with-Dignity Plaintiffs Vow to Appeal Case's Dismissal

 Gravely ill plaintiffs vowed to appeal a judge's dismissal today of their suit asserting the California constitution and existing state law...

Jul 23, 2015, 14:34 ET
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Compass Group USA and California Growers' Perfect Response to the Drought: Imperfectly Delicious Produce

Compass Group's Imperfectly Delicious Produce (IDP) program, developed in partnership with subsidiary Bon Appetit Management Company, launched in...

Jul 22, 2015, 16:15 ET

Compass Diversified Holdings Announces Second Quarter 2015 Earnings and Conference Call Information

 Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) ("CODI," "we," "our" or the "Company"), an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced...