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Aug 13, 2014, 08:00 ET
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RLJ Credit Management, LLC Announces Investment In Lulu*s Fashion Lounge, Inc.

 Robert L. Johnson, Founder and Chairman of The RLJ Companies and Chairman of RLJ Credit Management, LLC, an RLJ affiliate company, today...

Jul 28, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Robert L. Johnson Commends U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) For Introducing A Resolution In Support Of The RLJ Rule

 Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), announced that Senator Tim...

Jul 16, 2014, 15:12 ET

RLJ Equity Partners, LLC Exits Media Source, Inc. (MSI)

RLJ Equity Partners, LLC, an affiliate of The RLJ Companies, today announced it has completed its sale of Media Source, Inc. (MSI). Based in Plain...

Jun 17, 2014, 09:00 ET
Apr 25, 2014, 11:31 ET

Naylor, LLC, An RLJ Equity Partners' Portfolio Company, Acquires Boxwood Technology

 RLJ Equity Partners, LLC and Naylor, LLC, today announced the acquisition of Boxwood Technology, the leading provider of online career centers...

Mar 26, 2014, 10:00 ET

RLJ Credit Opportunity Fund Invests in ShareTracker to Acquire Telecom Market Share Measurement Products

 Robert L. Johnson, Founder and Chairman of The RLJ Companies and Chairman of RLJ Credit Opportunity Fund, an RLJ portfolio company, today...

Mar 25, 2014, 09:30 ET
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Traci Otey Blunt Recognized Among "25 Influential Black Women In Business"

 The RLJ Companies today announced that Traci Otey Blunt, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, has been...

Feb 13, 2014, 08:00 ET

RLJ Credit Management, LLC Announces The Final Closing Of $135 Million RLJ Credit Opportunity Fund

 RLJ Credit Management, LLC today announced the closing of RLJ Credit Opportunity Fund I, LP ("RLJ Credit" or the "Fund"). With the closing of...

Dec 18, 2013, 15:51 ET

RLJ Equity Partners, LLC Acquires Naylor, LLC

RLJ Equity Partners, LLC, an RLJ portfolio company, today announced its acquisition of Naylor, LLC (Naylor), a leading provider of...

Dec 05, 2013, 18:37 ET
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Statement From Bob Johnson On The Passing Of Nelson Mandela

"President Mandela is a legendary figure for all time and for all mankind. He exhibited leadership and humanitarian qualities that, I would...

Oct 16, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Robert L. Johnson Will Receive Highest Award Recognition In Media From The Library Of American Broadcasting

Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), will be inducted into the 2013...

Sep 11, 2013, 10:00 ET
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RML Automotive Acquires Lewisville, Texas Toyota Dealership

 RML Automotive announced today the acquisition of Toyota of Lewisville in Lewisville, Texas. The 74,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility is...

Sep 04, 2013, 09:30 ET

RLJ Credit Opportunity Fund Invests Capital In Pivotal 5, LLC, A Wellness And Fitness Products Company

Robert L. Johnson, Founder and Chairman of The RLJ Companies and Chairman of RLJ Credit Opportunity Fund, an RLJ portfolio company, today announced...

Jul 24, 2013, 10:43 ET
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RLJ McLarty Landers Tops 2013 Auto Dealers List

 Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and chairman of the board of the automotive group RLJ McLarty Landers Automotive...

Jul 02, 2013, 13:27 ET
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Statement From Bob Johnson About The Passing Of Former U.S. Rep. William H. Gray III

 "I am deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Reverend Bill Gray. Not only was he a formidable political leader, he was a stalwart...

Jun 25, 2013, 14:31 ET
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Statement From Robert L. Johnson On The Recent Decisions On Civil Rights And Affirmative Action By The Supreme Court Of The United States

"The recent decisions by the Supreme Court of the United States on the affirmative action and the Voting Rights Act indicate there is little legal...

Jun 24, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Robert L. Johnson And Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr. Announce Alliance To End Payday Lending, Lower Minority Consumer Debt, And Promote Financial Education

 Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr., senior pastor of the First Baptist Church of...

May 09, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Robert L. Johnson Announces A Campaign To End Payday Lending And To Encourage Access To Low Interest Rate Borrowing Alternatives

Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies announced plans for an education awareness campaign designed to convince minority...

Mar 26, 2013, 13:30 ET
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Robert L. Johnson Releases A National African American Opinion Poll On The Obama Presidency, Unemployment, Economic Opportunity And Social Issues

 Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), today announced the results...

Mar 21, 2013, 15:30 ET
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Robert L. Johnson Commissions National Poll on State of African American Affairs, Unemployment, Social and Cultural Sentiment

 Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), will discuss the results of...