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January 8, 2019

J.H. Whitney Capital Partners acquires Firebirds International

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NEW CANAAN, Conn. (January 8, 2019) – J.H. Whitney Capital Partners, LLC is pleased to announce that it has acquired a majority interest in Firebirds International, LLC (“Firebirds Wood Fired Grill” or the “Company”) from Angelo, Gordon & Co., L.P. (“Angelo Gordon”). California-based NorthPoint Advisors served as financial advisor to Firebirds. Kirkland & Ellis LLP […]

November 8, 2018

Luxury senior-focused development coming to Woodstock

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North Fulton-based Holbrook Communities is planning a 20-acre active senior living community in Woodstock, with completion expected in October, 2020, the company said in a statement. A “ground blessing” ceremony has been set for 10 a.m. Friday at the future site of Holbrook Woodstock, 13682 Ga. Highway 92. City and pro-ject officials are scheduled to […]

September 10, 2018

Pay Governance Responds to Senator’s Proposed Dramatic Departure from Shareholder Primacy

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s recently proposed Accountable Capitalism Act, which would hold large U.S. corporations accountable not only to their shareholders but to allcorporate stakeholders, is not the optimal path for corporate America, contends executive compensation consulting firm Pay Governance ( According to Pay Governance, the proposed legislation would abolish shareholder primacy, which asserts that shareholders have the priority […]

May 22, 2018

Engineered Floors launches Engineered Floors Hard Surfaces™

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Dalton, Ga. (May 22, 2018) – Engineered Floors continues the tradition of developing innovations that exceed customer expectations. Introducing, Engineered Floors Hard Surfaces. Unveiled in early 2018, the new brand has received overwhelming positive feedback from dealers. “Aligned to the overall company direction, the 2018 hard surfaces collections deliver solutions to important customer problems” said […]

April 24, 2018

CEO Pay As Governed by Compensation Committees: The Model Works

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pay Governance, one of the largest independent board executive compensation advisory firms, asserts that the CEO pay model is working well and is a source of competitive advantage. Last year, two academic professors published articles in the Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review 1,2 criticizing the executive pay model used at U.S. companies. Their thesis was that […]

October 6, 2017


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Dalton, Ga. (Oct. 6, 2017) – Engineered Floors, LLC, and Beaulieu Group, LLC, have entered into an asset purchase agreement for substantially all of the operating assets of Beaulieu. The companies had previously announced that they had agreed to terms in a letter of intent. They have now concluded those negotiations and executed a definitive […]

September 20, 2017


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Dalton, Ga. (Sept. 20, 2017) – Engineered Floors, LLC has reached a letter of intent agreement in principle to purchase substantially all of the operating assets of Beaulieu Group, LLC. The transaction will be contingent upon approvals through the bankruptcy court and due diligence processes. Pending governmental approvals, the transaction is expected to close in […]

September 15, 2017


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ATLANTA (Sept. 15, 2017) – Get ready to “rise up” to the challenge of creating your own dome home with memorabilia full of history. With the doors of the Georgia Dome officially closed, Schneider Industries is auctioning off memorabilia items, including championship banners, player lockers, field-turf, end-zone pole pads and more, online until Sept. 30, […]

August 15, 2017

Pay Governance Partners David Fitt and Ira Kay Again Named as NACD Directorship 100 Award Recipients

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–David Fitt, Partner, and Ira Kay, Managing Partner, of independent executive compensation consulting firm Pay Governance ( have been recognized for the second consecutive year by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as Directorship 100 award recipients. “At Pay Governance, my colleagues and I are dedicated to delivering independent executive compensation consulting […]