Performant Financial Corporation Awarded Student Loan Recovery Contract from the Department of Education

LIVERMORE, Calif., Jan. 12, 2018 -- Performant Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:PFMT), a leading provider of technology-enabled recovery and related analytics services in the United States, today announced that Performant has been awarded a new contract by the U. S. Department of Education to provide debt collection services on defaulted federal student loans. 
 
According to the Department of Education, the total contract award amount for the base period and option period is not to exceed $400,000,000. The base period of performance for this contract is January 11, 2018 through January 10, 2023. The contract also includes a single, three (3) year Optional Ordering Period which is January 11, 2023 through January 10, 2026; a one year (1) Optional In-payment Retention Period, which is January 11, 2026 through January 10, 2027; and two 6 month Optional In-payment Retention Periods, which is January 11, 2027 through July 10, 2027 and July 11, 2027 through January 10, 2028.
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AMERI Holdings To Expand Offering With Blockchain Solutions To Bring Trust, Transparency And Efficiency To Customer Supply Chains

- Blockchain Solutions Planned for Company's Manufacturing, Aerospace and Retail Customers -
 
PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 10, 2018  -- AMERI Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMRH) ("Ameri100" or the "Company"), a specialized SAP® cloud, digital and enterprise services company, today announced that it intends to expand its service offering with blockchain functionality designed to transform its customers' approach to supply chain management by delivering greater transparency and accountability at every step of a customer's supply chain. The Company will develop its expanded offering through the establishment of an in-house blockchain practice, the formation of new strategic partnerships with blockchain technology companies and the acquisition of startup companies that offer blockchain functionality.
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Net Element Announces Growth in North America Transactions Solutions Segment

Electronic commerce and value-added integrated transaction volumes increased by 134% during the first half of 2017 over the same period in 2016
 
MIAMI, FL--(Oct 13, 2017) - Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) ("Net Element" or the "Company"), a global financial technology and value-added solutions group that supports electronic payments acceptance in an omni-channel environment spanning across point-of-sale (POS), e-commerce and mobile devices, today reported significant growth in Unified Payments, its North America Transactions Solutions Segment division.
 
Total e-commerce volumes for the first half of 2017 increased by 33% from the first half of 2016. Transactions processed for the first half of 2017 increased by 34% over the same period in 2016. New e-commerce merchants for the first half of 2017 increased by 37% over the same period in 2016.
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Onvia Agrees To Be Acquired By Deltek

Deltek to pay $9.00 per share
Transaction valued at Approximately $70 million
 
SEATTLE, Oct. 5, 2017 Onvia (NASDAQ:ONVI),  the leading provider of sales intelligence and acceleration technologies for businesses selling to the public sector, today announced that it has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement") with Project Diamond Intermediate Holdings Corp, the parent entity of Deltek, and Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors, professional services firms and other project-based businesses.  Under the terms of the Merger Agreement, Project Diamond Intermediate Holdings Corp will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Onvia common stock for $9.00per share in an all-cash tender offer.  The purchase price represents a 100% premium to Onvia's last closing stock price of $4.50.  The value of the transaction, which was unanimously approved by Onvia's Board of Directors, is approximately $70 million. 
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Staffing 360 Solutions Announces Transformative $40 Million Refinancing and Closes Two New Acquisitions

$40 Million Refinancing of Entire Balance Sheet; Acquisition of CBS Butler Holdings (UK) and firstPRO Georgia (US); Expected to Boost Revenue Nearly 50% and Increase Adjusted EBITDA 100%
 
NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2017 -- Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:STAF), a company executing an international buy-and-build strategy through the acquisition of staffing organizations in the United States and in the United Kingdom, today announced a number of transformative developments, including a significant refinancing of the Company’s balance sheet and the closing of two material acquisitions.
 
In line with management’s emphasis on improving the financial health of the Company and reinvigorating its highly focused M&A program, Staffing 360 Solutions is pleased to announce:
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