RADNOR, Pa., Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE) will be hosting a New York City Investor Luncheon on Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm ET at Le Parker Meridien.
Safeguard's Investor Luncheon will offer the investment community an opportunity to hear from Safeguard's President and CEO, Stephen T. Zarrilli, and Senior Vice President and CFO, Jeffrey B. McGroarty, about Safeguard's growth opportunities and value creation strategies. Formal remarks will be followed by one-on-one meetings, available upon request.
Please RSVP by Monday, October 3, 2016 by contacting Safeguard at (610) 975-4952 or IR(at)safeguard(dot)com.
This event will be webcast at www.safeguard.com/events.
About Safeguard Scientifics
Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE: SFE) provides capital to technology-driven businesses in healthcare, financial services and digital media. Within these verticals, Safeguard targets companies that leverage various foundational elements including big data analytics, blockchain, cloud computing, security, Internet of Things, machine learning and/or mobile. Safeguard deploys between $5 million and $25 million over the course of its partnership with a company, initially investing in a Series A or Series B round and opportunistically in a Seed round. Safeguard has a distinguished track record of fostering innovation and building market leaders that spans more than six decades. For more information, please visit www.safeguard.com or follow us on Twitter @safeguard.
Except for the historical information and discussions contained herein, statements contained in this release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Our forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties. The risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially include, among others, our ability to make good decisions about the deployment of capital, the fact that our partner companies may vary from period to period, our substantial capital requirements and absence of liquidity from our partner company holdings, fluctuations in the market prices of our publicly traded partner company holdings, competition, our inability to obtain maximum value for our partner company holdings, our ability to attract and retain qualified employees, market valuations in sectors in which our partner companies operate, our inability to control our partner companies, our need to manage our assets to avoid registration under the Investment Company Act of 1940, and risks associated with our partner companies, including the fact that most of our partner companies have a limited history and a history of operating losses, face intense competition and may never be profitable, the effect of economic conditions in the business sectors in which Safeguard's partner companies operate, and other uncertainties described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Many of these factors are beyond the Company's ability to predict or control. As a result of these and other factors, the Company's past financial performance should not be relied on as an indication of future performance. The Company does not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements or other information contained in this press release.
For Investor Relations
John E. Shave III
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
For Media Relations
Heather R. Hunter
Vice President, Corporate Communications
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