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UltraBac Software Partners with Ingram Micro for the Distribution of Backup and Disaster Recovery Products

Recognized on the Software 500 List for 17 Straight Years

Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) February 12, 2015

UltraBac Software,, the maker of high performance backup and disaster recovery solutions, announces a new distribution agreement with Ingram Micro to carry its award-winning UltraBac products.

Ingram Micro is the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor. Their goal is to enable its business partners to operate more efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. The distribution agreement with UltraBac Software continues their value position of delivering highly targeted applications for industry verticals, business to business customers, and commercial needs.

“One of the most crucial items for companies is the protection of their valuable data assets,” Will Noble, UltraBac Software Director of Channel Development, stated. “Our partnership with Ingram Micro allows them to deliver fast, reliable software solutions to customers that do exactly that. Ingram Micro, through their affiliate, Global Marketing Partners, will provide a proficient and well-organized purchasing pipeline for our new and rapidly growing UltraBac Software PartnerPlus Program. While this solid framework is greatly increasing our channel presence, our relationship with Ingram Micro is an important factor in helping us enter new markets and verticals, both domestic and international.”

“It is our objective to be a full solution market incubator and distributor of technology products,” says Karolina Ratajczak, Vendor Business Manager at Global Marketing Partners. “UltraBac Software is a good fit for distribution by Ingram Micro as they focus on continuing to grow and expand their channel program. They have a proven track record of 20 years of providing innovative data protection and disaster recovery products, and we look forward to helping them move their business to the next stage.”

About UltraBac Software, Inc.

For over 30 years, UltraBac Software has earned a reputation for providing innovative software to organizations of all sizes. UltraBac and UBDR Gold are the company’s flagship backup and disaster recovery products. UltraBac provides file-by-file backups and restores with a wide range of options, and built-in flexible scheduling. Optional agents such as Exchange, SQL, vSphere, Hyper-V, Virtual Disk, Linux, and Tivoli provide extended functionality to the base product. For bare metal recoveries, UBDR Gold is an image-based disaster recovery solution that can restore a failed physical server in as little as six minutes. Restores can be made to tape, disk, UNC paths, FTP/SFTP, SAN/NAS devices, and IBM TSM. UBDR Gold fully supports dissimilar hardware restores and conversions, as well as provides customers great flexibility in performing physical and virtual (P2P, P2V, V2V, and V2P) conversions and/or disaster recovery operations. Visit for trial software or for more information.

About Global Marketing Partners, Inc.

Global Marketing Partners, Inc. is a full solution marketing incubator and distributor of emerging technology products. The company focuses on innovative companies in their early growth stages, including emerging and mid-market domestic manufacturers and software developers, as well as foreign-based I.T. suppliers. Global Marketing Partner’s services include U.S. market preparation, warehousing and logistics, expedited distribution programs through tier-1 I.T. distributors, and channel marketing.

About Ingram Micro Inc.

Ingram Micro helps businesses realize the promise of technology. It delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. More at

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Fibre-Craft Acquired by Perpetual Capital Partners

Niles, IL (PRWEB) February 13, 2015

Fibre-Craft, the maker of Creative Hands® craft supplies and activity kits, the Springfield Collection® of dolls and accessories, and Bendastix TM bands and bracelets, announced today it has been acquired by Perpetual Capital Partners. Perpetual Capital Partners acquired the assets of the business and is providing additional capital to support the growth of Fibre-Craft going forward, as the company continues its long tradition of developing creative new products that incorporate the latest trends to appeal to children of all ages.

“Fibre-Craft has a rich history and is known for its quality and product innovation. Across all of Fibre-Craft’s brands we incorporate and are committed to providing our customers with fun, fashionable, and affordable products,” said Alan Friedman, Chief Operating Officer of Fibre-Craft. “We are excited to be working with Perpetual Capital Partners. With their support we are well positioned to meet the increasing demand for our products and to continue expanding our product lines and sales channels to effectively reach more customers.”

Duncan L. Evans, President of Perpetual Capital Partners, added “We are excited to have Fibre-Craft join our family of companies focused on long-term profitable growth. We look forward to building on Fibre-Craft’s 60-year history of innovation and quality to help the company expand its brands and product reach throughout the U.S. and internationally.”

About Fibre-Craft

Fibre-Craft has been a leader in the creative activities business for 60 years. Established in 1953, Fibre-Craft began by manufacturing wood fiber for handcrafting artificial flowers. In 1959 the award-winning company expanded to mass-market retail outlets for arts and crafts supplies, floral supplies, doll supplies and decorative accessories. Since then, Fibre-Craft has continued its high standards for quality and creativity while expanding the boundaries of children’s imagination through creative toys and arts and crafts. The company’s vision is to make a difference in the lives of children and its employees. For more information, visit

About Perpetual Capital Partners

Perpetual Capital Partners is a private investment firm that invests in, acquires, owns and operates middle market companies. The firm is a long-term investor that employs a collaborative and proactive investment approach, providing capital, corporate and strategic resources to help companies create value and achieve long-term sustainable growth. The Perpetual Capital Partners team has extensive experience with private investing, acquisitions, transition management, corporate finance, strategic and capital planning, marketing, business development and accelerating corporate growth. Perpetual Capital Partners is based in greater Washington, DC. For more information, visit

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Pearson Partners With NBC Learn to Provide Video Resources to Classrooms

Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 25, 2014

Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, today announced a partnership with NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBCUniversal News Group, that will provide students and teachers exclusive access to more than 17,000 premium education videos. NBC Learn’s vast video library, including original content created to align with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards for social studies, is now available through Pearson’s Realize, a next generation learning management system, and its Online Learning Exchange (OLE) platform, a searchable K-12 digital library of standards-based learning resources.

One of the largest news archives in the world, dating back to the 1920s, NBC Learn’s collections are updated with current events daily, featuring stories from such celebrated programs as “NBC Nightly News,” “TODAY,” “Meet the Press” and “Dateline NBC.” NBC Learn is staffed by veteran NBC News producers, who have created scores of original stories and Town Hall events around the country, in collaboration with the National Science Foundation, the Kellogg Foundation and others. The award-winning collections include Chemistry Now, Changing Planet, Science of NFL Football, Science of the Winter Olympic Games and Finishing the Dream.

“When students can see events in the making — whether current or historical — it puts them right in the center of the learning experience, allowing them to gain a deeper understanding of issues, implications and context,” said Pearson’s Managing Director for Learning Services Bethlam Forsa. “Through a shared commitment to ensuring that students and teachers have access to powerful and engaging learning resources, Pearson and NBC have forged this partnership that will provide Texas students with access to extremely-timely learning resources that are aligned to their learning goals for social studies.”

“We’re proud to team with Pearson to bring decades of history alive for students by tapping into our rich archive of news reported by our world-class journalists,” said Soraya Gage, vice president and general manager, NBC Learn. “NBC Learn is committed to growing our brand in the education market through innovative partnerships like this one.”

NBC Learn’s original videos and archival news stories are generally brief — fewer than six minutes in length — allowing teachers to engage students in a short timeframe. The videos are full stories, with a beginning, middle and end, reported by some of the most famous journalists in broadcast history, including John Chancellor, Tom Brokaw, Tim Russert and Brian Williams.

Commenting on the value of the collaboration, Janice McNeil, library resource specialist and instructional technology liaison at Cypress Lakes High School in Katy, Texas, said, “We have relied on NBC Learn as a valuable and versatile resource to put primary source materials in our students’ hands. The addition of TEKS-aligned videos to the NBC Learn library, and the new option allowing access through Pearson’s instructional platforms, provides us with powerful tools for framing history and current events in context for students, while ensuring that lessons meet and exceed state standards.”

For a free trial, Texas educators can visit

About NBC Learn

NBC Learn is the educational arm of NBCUniversal News Group, dedicated to providing resources for students, teachers, and lifelong learners. The online resources NBC Learn has created for the education community leverages nearly 80 years of historic news coverage, documentary materials, and current news broadcasts. NBC Learn K-12 and NBC Learn Higher Education online video subscription service gives students and teachers access to thousands of video clips from the NBC News archives, including great historic moments–from the Great Depression to the Space Race to the latest current events. NBC Learn also offers primary source materials, lesson plans and classroom planning resources, and additional text and image resources from our content partners.

About Pearson

Pearson is the world’s leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning. For more information about Pearson, visit

Media Contact: Brandon Pinette, brandon.pinette(at)pearson(dot)com, or (800) 745-8489

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Yabsta, the Absolute Local Search Engine, Partners with

 creator JoAnna Weeks takes in the views off Coupeville Wharf in her hometown where she works to serve the local business community of Whidbey Island. / Photo by Patricia Duff.

Whidbey Island, WA (PRWEB) July 04, 2014

The big search engines may not know it yet, but they’ve got company.

When one thinks about Internet search-engines, the Goliaths come to mind: Google, Yahoo!, Bing and Ask. In fact, there are plenty of other big engines that will guide someone down specific avenues of search, specific to what someone might be looking for ─ blogs, cars, jobs, shopping, travel, food, real estate, etc. But a cursory search for the local businesses in any local town will not give the exclusively local results being looked for with Google or the other monster engines.

Enter Yabsta, the little engine that could… search absolutely local.

The first thing someone notices when they go to the homepage is the catchy tagline, “Market yourself to a truly local audience.” Yabsta partner and creator JoAnna Weeks discovered Yabsta four years ago, when she was trying to get something going online for her local business area on Central Whidbey Island. is a prototype of Gary Taylor’s site, which is also powered by Yabsta, an engine that is available anywhere in the world. Taylor is the president and founder of Yabsta. The local search-engine idea came out of his familiarity with the world of print phone directories as he is also the General Manager of the Bermuda Yellow Pages. Taylor saw a need for the “absolute local online search” and built the software that became Yabsta.

Weeks, a longtime friend and colleague of Taylor, approached him with a new idea in 2010.

“I told him I would help him build it if he would let me take it to Whidbey,” Weeks said.

He did and Weeks started selling ads as they built the website, and they’ve been adding enhancements to it ever since.

“We have cities coming online as fast as we can load them,” Weeks said. Recent Northwest cities to join Whidbey Island in launching the Yabsta model include Bellingham, Yakima, Spokane, Tri-Cities and Seattle’s Eastside.

Weeks had been a national sales manager and media buyer for the phone directory industry for more than 40 years. She was there during that century of non-smart phones and phone books, when “online” meant laundry drying in the sun. After she got on board with Taylor, she enlisted the help of longtime franchisee entrepreneur Paul Hendrickson, who welcomed the opportunity to join forces with Weeks in developing her vision for using the Yabsta business model in markets throughout Washington, Idaho and Oregon. Weeks formed the Visible Connections, LLC in 2010 as CEO and she and Hendrickson set out to bring the idea to other cities in the Northwest.

Ultimately, Taylor said he wanted to develop Yabsta in order to give online and mobile search users, advertisers and publishers what they need and want. Weeks expanded on that theme.

“We want to work with publishers first, but any franchisee that wants a Yabsta local search engine can give me a call. We are very affordable and anyone from the chambers, publishers, newspapers or someone digitally inclined can have this for their own back yard,” Weeks said.

The company celebrated its “coming out” in March of this year in Fort Worth, Texas, where the Association of Directory Publishers was holding its annual publishers’ event. The goal for the Yabsta partners is to get the word out to all the publishers in the U.S. and Canada that they can have their own pages without breaking the bank.

“By refining business data, maps, classifieds, menus, reviews, e-sites, etc. into dynamic, well-organized listings, Yabsta delivers targeted, data-rich search results for users dissatisfied with the increasingly irrelevant results often provided by major search engines,” Taylor said.

Social features including local content, user reviews and free classifieds deliver a more useful and accurate user experience. Yabsta organizes information into a local target with the help of search engine optimization. Weeks said she always tells business owners that keywords are the secret recipe to optimizing results on Yabsta.

“The business opportunities are many,” Taylor said. “E-commerce will grow if we can make it very easy and inexpensive. Yabsta provides solutions.”

Weeks agreed.

“No need for Google. They want to give local advertisers a cost effective way to create content for their own search engine. It doesn’t have to filter through the chaff of the wider Internet. We want to keep it local so that the revenue stays local; bring back advertising to the local level online and on mobile devices.”

“The thing I’m proud of most,” Weeks said, “is that one of the first prototypes was born here on Whidbey, which to me is kind of neat.”

Patricia Duff is a freelance journalist at Patricia Duff Writing Services on Whidbey Island. Reach her at patriciajeanduff(at)gmail(dot)com.

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Key Air Partners With Asset Insight, Inc. to Provide Optimal Aircraft Management Solutions

Oxford, CT (PRWEB) April 08, 2014

Key Air, a leading national provider of best-in-class aircraft management and worldwide executive jet charter services recently partnered with Asset Insight, Inc., developers of the Asset Grading System Process™, to provide asset optimization solutions for Key Air clients in order to protect and enhance their aircraft’s financial performance.

Asset Insight’s proprietary Grading System Process evaluates and simplifies complex technical data into standardized, actionable, financial figures – the “Asset Insight Index” –creating a simple-to-understand, uniform, and objective method by which to grade and financially value an aircraft with respect to its optimal maintenance condition. The Asset Insight Index serves as a “credit score” for assets. The better the aircraft’s maintenance condition, the better its Index.

Key Air’s partnership with Asset Insight can also greatly benefit an aircraft owner should the owner wish to consider upgrading their asset, as the Index provides insight as to how the aircraft is currently positioned in the market.

“Key Air provides significant asset management service and expertise to our aircraft owners, in addition to being a proven aircraft management and charter company,” stated Greg Kinsella, Key Air President and CEO. “Partnering with Asset Insight provides Key Air and our aircraft owners with a more quantitative approach to the asset management responsibilities we take seriously. Key Air is proud to be the first aircraft management company to offer this significant level of asset management service to our aircraft owners.”

“Key Air’s extensive focus on asset management will provide its managed aircraft clients the ability to make better-informed decisions, thereby offering them the opportunity to optimize their aircraft’s value,” said Tony Kioussis, President of Asset Insight, Inc. “An aircraft’s maintenance condition is a major component of its value. Asset Insight’s services enable anyone holding, or planning to hold, an ownership interest in an aircraft the ability to assess more accurately the value of the asset through a better understanding of the aircraft’s maintenance condition and how it compares to other aircraft of comparable make/model and age, especially those competitive models listed for sale.”

In continuing its commitment to excellence with providing robust customized aircraft management solutions, Key Air is proud to offer the latest innovations to managing their clients’ assets to fully optimize the aircraft’s value.

About Key Air

Established in 1985, Key Air’s expertise and reputation for providing safety, reliability and exceptional customer service enabled its expansion from a regional operation to its current national status. Custom, tailored-fit aircraft management solutions and boutique style services exemplify Key Air’s commitment to individualized care. Its successful remote aircraft management model extends to seven base locations nationwide. Key Air manages an impressive charter fleet of modern midsize to ultra long range aircraft all meticulously maintained to offer clients a broad range of solutions to meet their travel needs. Committed to the safety and security of its clients, Key Air garners several prestigious safety accreditations, including Industry Audit Standard registration from the Air Charter Safety Foundation, International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (ISBAO) and continued Platinum operator status by ARG/US.

For more information about Key Air and our offerings, visit us at or call at 888.539.2471.

About Asset Insight

Asset Insight, Inc. ( provides asset evaluation and financial optimization services. The Asset Insight Index and related analyses derived by the company’s “Asset Grading System Standard” (Patent Pending) provide the ability to translate the asset’s technical condition into easy-to-understand, actionable financial information. Asset Insight is independent of any manufacturer, appraisal firm, financial services firm, or technical services facility, enabling it to provide an unbiased view of an asset’s condition with respect to its technical status and related financial exposure.



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LearnQuest Partners with MasterStreet in Delivering Technology and Business Training Classes

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New York, NY (PRWEB) December 09, 2013

MasterStreet ( and LearnQuest ( are proud to announce a new partnership that will make available LearnQuest’s technology and business training classes for professionals through MasterStreet’s free search engine and booking platform for technology, business and design classes, programs, and conferences.

For over two decades, LearnQuest has provided technology and business training for professionals and Fortune 100 companies. In partnership with IBM and Microsoft, (including LearnQuest courses, and other offerings), LearnQuest has helped thousands of professionals significantly improve the quality and effectiveness of their IT projects. In recognition of its unwavering commitment to training excellence, LearnQuest was recently named as one of only four authorized global training providers by IBM. To meet the needs of busy IT professionals, LearnQuest offers classes in several formats, including in person, live online instructor led, and self-paced online learning. LearnQuest clients include WellPoint, General Electric, United Health Group, Siemens, and 50% of the Fortune 100. LearnQuest is an experienced provider of private and onsite training, which can be requested directly through MasterStreet’s free search engine and booking platform.

“At LearnQuest, our mission is to help professionals develop technical skills that are vital for the success of their companies and careers. This goal is accomplished with our cutting-edge training in high demand skill and topic areas,” noted Jon Sofro, Director of Sales for North America at LearnQuest. “Our partnership with MasterStreet helps us introduce our classes and training to the next generation of IT professionals and teams in New York City and beyond.”

“We are excited to partner with LearnQuest, a leader in information technology training and education that shares our commitment to 100% client satisfaction,” said MasterStreet CEO Thomas Lehrman. “Their in person and live online technology and business classes provide convenient, interactive, and high ROI skills development opportunities for the thousands of IT and business professionals who rely on MasterStreet to discover the best classes, executive programs, and conferences.”

The following upcoming classes, delivered by LearnQuest’s experienced instructors, are examples of programs currently available in New York City or Live Online on MasterStreet:

Introduction to IBM SPSS Statistics
Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Introduction to Cloud Computing Architecture
UNIX / AIX User Essentials
Introduction to iPhone and iPad Development
Object-Oriented Programming with Java
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About LearnQuest

Since 1997, LearnQuest has been providing complete education solutions for corporations and government organizations that need to train their staff on the latest business skills and Information Technology tools, methodologies, and languages. LearnQuest is nationally accredited by ACCET, an IIBA Charter Endorsed Education Provider and partnered with IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and Citrix. LearnQuest has worked with Fortune 100 organizations and government agencies to plan, create, and deploy learning solutions, enabling them to implement mission critical business solutions within their organizations. Using a proven education methodology, LearnQuest has helped its clients significantly improve the quality and effectiveness of their IT projects. For the third consecutive year, LearnQuest has been selected to’s 2013 IT Training Companies Watch List. For more information, visit

About MasterStreet

MasterStreet is a free search engine and booking platform for technology, business, and design classes, programs, and conferences. MasterStreet’s search engine contains more than 5,000+ classes, programs, and conferences from top universities, training organizations, and conference providers that address key skill needs in Engineering, IT, Design, Marketing, Strategy, Finance, Operations, and more. MasterStreet helps partners reach leading entrepreneurs, executives, and their teams while providing useful data and analytics reports. For more information, visit or call 1-866-212-1501.

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Sandton Capital Partners Expands Activities in Europe, Opens UK Office

London, UK (PRWEB) September 13, 2012

Sandton Capital Partners, a US-based firm focused on alternative credit investments, today announced the opening of a new office in London, headed by Tim Vieth.

Founded in 2009 by Rael Nurick and Tom Wood, Sandton purchases under-performing and non-performing loans from banks and non-bank financial institutions, with a focus on loans to small and middle market businesses. These loans are most often secured by business assets such as accounts receivable, inventory and equipment (e.g., aircraft, ships, heavy machinery). Sandton also provides credit directly to businesses facing operational and financial challenges. The firm is headquartered in New York City, with additional US offices in Los Angeles and North Carolina.

Prior to joining Sandton Capital, Mr. Vieth was a member of the Corporate Debt and Risk Solutions Group at The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). At RBS, Mr. Vieth originated debt financing for the bank’s clients in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. At Sandton, he will focus on sourcing, underwriting and managing new credit investments throughout Europe.

Rael Nurick, founding partner of Sandton said, “We have been active in Europe for 18 months and our firm’s strategy has been very well received to date. Tim, with his thorough grasp of illiquid credit markets and strong relationships in the financial sector, is the perfect choice to broaden and deepen our activities there.”

Tom Wood, also a founding partner of Sandton said, “Given the challenges facing European credit markets, we believe that Sandton can be a valued source of liquidity for deleveraging banks and borrowers facing financing difficulties. We are very fortunate to have Tim on board to guide and expand our business in Europe.”

In speaking of the new role, Mr. Vieth highlighted the strength and unique nature of the Sandton Capital platform: “I am excited to join a strong team with a proven track record of investing in challenged, esoteric and illiquid credits. The European market is in need of new sources of capital and Sandton is well equipped to play a meaningful role in the process of bank deleveraging and corporate restructuring.”

In addition to Mr. Vieth’s experience in corporate debt origination, he was instrumental in building the emerging markets structured finance business at ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and traded currency and equity derivatives on the Chicago Mercantile and American Stock Exchanges. He has a Masters in Accountancy from The George Washington University and a BA from Duke University.

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Sentinel Capital Partners Completes Acquisition of Huddle House

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 06, 2012

Sentinel Capital Partners , a private equity firm that invests in promising lower middle market companies, announced today that it has acquired Huddle House, a 400-unit full-service family restaurant chain well-known for serving “Any Meal. Any Time.” in small communities around the country. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The acquisition comes after significant same-store sales increases for Huddle House of 7.9 percent in Q4 and 7.2 percent in Q1.

Huddle House was founded in 1964 with a focus on serving quality food in a warm, friendly environment that brings the community together. Typically open 24-hours, Huddle House serves breakfast, lunch and dinner all day. In 2011, Huddle House implemented a new and fresh design with flexible seating so even larger groups can come and enjoy “Our House.”

“As a veteran leader in family dining segment, Huddle House has continued to grow and produce consistent results,” said John McCormack, Co-Founder of and Senior Partner at Sentinel. “Huddle House has positioned itself to continue its growth with both current and future customers, as well as franchise owners. “

Sentinel Capital Partner’s acquisition of Huddle House joins a franchise portfolio that includes Interim Healthcare Holdings, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of home healthcare and supplemental healthcare staffing services; Massage Envy, LLC, the biggest provider and franchisor of therapeutic massage services in the country; and Southern California Pizza Company, LLC, a franchisee of Pizza Hut, Inc. that owns and operates more than 225 restaurants in the greater Los Angeles market.

Huddle House CEO, Ken Keymer, said that the depth of experience and commitment to grow made Sentinel Capital Partners the right fit.

“Sentinel Capital Partners showed a true commitment to the future of the brand. Their leadership team understands restaurants and franchising, which will be beneficial to the future growth of Huddle House,” Keymer said.

ABOUT HUDDLE HOUSE                                                    

Huddle House, Inc., a full-service family restaurant chain, is well-known for serving “Any Meal. Any Time.” in communities around the country. The Huddle House menu has a wide variety of comfort food items and features signature Big House breakfast and sandwich platters, as well as favorites such as country fried steak with green beans and marinated grilled chicken with sweet potato fries. The core values on which Huddle House was founded in 1964 – serving quality food in a warm, friendly environment that brings the community together – remain intact today. Typically open 24-hours, Huddle House serves breakfast, lunch and dinner all day. In 2011, Huddle House implemented a new and fresh design with flexible seating so even larger groups can come and enjoy ‘Our House’. The Atlanta-based, 400-unit franchise is located in 20 states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest U.S. For more information, please call 1-800-418-9555 or visit


Sentinel Capital Partners specializes in buying and building lower middle market companies in the United States and Canada in partnership with management. Sentinel targets eight industry sectors—aerospace / defense, business services, consumer products / services, distribution, food / restaurants, franchising, healthcare products / services, and industrial manufacturing. Sentinel invests in management buyouts, purchases of family businesses, recapitalizations, corporate divestitures, and going-private transactions of established businesses with EBITDA between $ 7 million and $ 35 million. For more information about Sentinel, visit


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DTT Surveillance Secures Growth Equity Investment from BV Investment Partners

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 16, 2012

DTT announced today that it has received a significant equity investment from BV Investment Partners (“BV”), a Boston-based private equity firm that specializes in the information, business services and communication sectors. Founded in 1999, DTT is a leading provider of managed surveillance and business intelligence services for the restaurant and hospitality industries.

Sam Naficy, President and CEO of DTT, stated that “we are absolutely excited to partner with such a venerable firm as BV. This funding will allow us to accelerate our growth and facilitate our expansion in other areas and markets. I am extremely humbled by the trust placed in us by BV and look forward to a long term partnership with them.”

Marco J. Ferrari, a Principal at BV, said, “DTT provides a valuable and compelling managed service offering that provides actionable intelligence to its customer base. The combination of DTT’s video and POS integration provides customers with unique management tools and information services that improve operations and profitability. We are excited about our partnership with DTT and look forward to working with Sam and his team on DTT’s next phase of growth.”

Alper Cetingok, Managing Director and Head of the Security & Defense group at Morgan Keegan, which acted as the exclusive financial advisor to DTT in connection with the transaction, said, “DTT’s partnership with BV will allow it to build on its already strong track record of growth and further distinguish itself in the rapidly expanding market for video-based managed services offerings.”

BV representatives Lou Bertocci, Marco Ferrari and Vik Raina will join DTT’s Board of Directors.

About BV Investment Partners

BV Investment Partners is one of the oldest and most experienced sector-focused private equity firms in North America. Since its founding in 1983, the firm has invested over $ 2.6 billion in over 75 companies, actively targeting investments in the information and business services and communications industries. For more information, please visit

About Morgan Keegan

Morgan Keegan, a full-service brokerage and investment banking firm, has more than 3,100 employees in 300 offices across the country. The firm’s Investment Banking division provides comprehensive merger and acquisition advisory, public equity and private capital services to public and private companies as well as private equity groups. For more information, please visit

About DTT Surveillance

Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, DTT provides digital video surveillance solutions to the restaurant and hospitality industries. DTT was founded in 1999 by Sam Naficy, leveraging the power of emerging digital technology to support the needs of a broad base of clientele. Since first launched, DTT has equipped, serviced, and supported more than 27,000 clients. Every day, software provided by DTT protects trillions of dollars in assets and oversees nearly two million employees. Some of the world’s most popular and respected restaurant brands use DTT, including McDonald’s, Subway, Dairy Queen, Burger King, Dunkin Brands, and YUM Brands, among others. Please visit to learn more.

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The International Center in New York Partners with Andrew Romay and George Soros to assist New York City Immigrants receive English Education

Immigrant Assistance Program Members pay a visit to Washington, DC

New York, NY (PRWEB) February 16, 2012

The Andrew Romay Immigrant Support System (ISP) at the International Center in New York (ICNY), a non-profit English language Center, supplies a welcoming location for immigrants exactly where they can build the skills they require to totally participate in the skilled and social life of their new country. At the moment, members in the plan come from 30 diverse nations. Now in its fourth year, the ISP will serve 162 members this year, all of whom have arrived inside the past year and are in significant monetary require.

Despite the fact that the ISP serves underprivileged immigrants, numerous of its members are highly educated and respected professionals in their nations. Recently, graduates of the ISP have gone on to pursue master’s degrees in the City University of New York (CUNY) program, entered medical residencies, and clerk for the New York State court technique. Graduates of this highly profitable system posted a 56% employment rate amongst July and December 2011.

The ISP is jointly funded by Andrew Romay, a productive entrepreneur in the world of finance, who immigrated to the United States from Hungary, and George Soros’ Open Society Foundations. The system also receives generous donations from the public.

In addition to English language education, newcomers also understand about the higher education method in the United States, participate in the civic life of their new communities by means of legislative visits, and increase their understanding of individual finance, nutrition, and other topics vital to their daily lives.

ICNY invites you to contribute to the ISP by Investing in an Immigrant, donating, or volunteering at ICNY.

About ICNY: For 50 years, the International Center has offered a supportive and welcoming community in which newcomers to the United States can overcome cultural and linguistic barriers by gaining robust English-language abilities and understanding of American culture. With a modest full-time staff and a corps of 1,000 trained volunteers, the International Center annually serves a lot more than 1,500 immigrants, refugees, students, and guests from over 90 nations. To find out a lot more about the International Center, or to join our community as a member or volunteer, please visit them on the web at


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