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OCC finalizes Fair Lending Rule, forcing banks to lend to politically unfavorable companies

In his last days in office, acting comptroller Brain Brooks finalized the Fair Lending Rule. The new OCC rule will forbid banks...

Challenges in Life Sciences: What 2020 Meant for This Industry

When we compare life sciences and healthcare to other industries, the strategy in the former is much more fragmented. The pricing practices are also relatively unbalanced while the product cycle is quite long as well.

James Woody Explores New Horizons in Enosi Life Sciences

Enosi Life Sciences announced that it has appointed Dr. James Woody as its Executive Chairman. Having immense leadership skills, Dr. James holds over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, venture capital, and biotech sectors. He also possesses medical expertise in antibody therapeutics and oncology.

OCC Approves LendingClub’s Acquisition of Radius Bank

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) approved LendingClub’s acquisition of Radius Bank. The online lender filed the paperwork last...

Life sciences and the state of its job market in the U.S.

The advent of coronavirus has threatened almost every job industry operating in the U.S. This has further affected the job market worldwide while creating a sense of fear among employees. Fortunately, the life sciences industry seems to be immune to the pandemic woes. The global deals within this sector accounted for $467 billion from 2013 to 2020.

Shamrock Holdings Investing in Excel Sports Management

Private equity firm, Shamrock Holdings, has just invested in Excel Sports Agency. This is the first major outside investment for Excel.

The 2021 Private Equity Predictions from PitchBook

As the year comes to a close, PitchBook has begun to make predictions for the new year. Here are their 2021 private equity predictions.

FDIC Releases Rule on ILC Charters that Allows Tech Giants to Become Lenders

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released the much-awaited rule to define the scope of industrial loan companies (ILC). The ruling released...

Decibel Therapeutics Secures $82 Million

Decibel Therapeutics Inc., a Boston-based organization dedicated to treating hearing and balance disorders, is on the verge of another gene therapy breakthrough.

130-Year-Old Tableware Company, Lenox, Bought by PE Firm

Tableware manufacturing company, Lenox, now has new owners. On Monday October 19, private equity firm, Centre Lane, announced that they bought the company.

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AMC Successfully Avoids Bankruptcy with New Funding

AMC Entertainment was granted a new lifeline after months of bankruptcy projections. The company announced on Jan. 25 that it has raised...

OCC finalizes Fair Lending Rule, forcing banks to lend to politically unfavorable companies

In his last days in office, acting comptroller Brain Brooks finalized the Fair Lending Rule. The new OCC rule will forbid banks...
Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren

Fed’s Rosengren Shows Support for Biden’s Stimulus Proposal

Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said on Jan. 15 that President Joe Biden's proposed stimulus plan is much needed for an...

New SPAC ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corp. to Help Combat Climate Change

ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corp. has filed paperwork with the SEC registering 25 million units to trade on the NASDAQ. These filings...

Challenges in Life Sciences: What 2020 Meant for This Industry

When we compare life sciences and healthcare to other industries, the strategy in the former is much more fragmented. The pricing practices are also relatively unbalanced while the product cycle is quite long as well.

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CereVasc Raises $43.9 Million for eShunt System

Cerevasc is a Boston-based company that develops novel treatments for people who are suffering from neurological diseases, like hydrocephalus

Lark Health Closes $55 Million Series C Funding

On October 8th, 2020, Lark Health managed to raise $55 million in its Series C funding round. From its website, its leading...
Blackstone to Acquire HealthEdge

Blackstone to Acquire HealthEdge, Healthcare IT Solutions Provider

Blackstone, on of the worlds leading investment firms announced today that funds managed by Blackstone will acquire a majority stake in HealthEdge,...

New Chapter 11 Filings, Disclosures: December 21 – December 25, 2020

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Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren

Fed’s Rosengren Shows Support for Biden’s Stimulus Proposal

Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said on Jan. 15 that President Joe Biden's proposed stimulus plan is much needed for an...