Category Archives: Finance

Greenwood Capital promotes Decker to director of equity

[caption id="attachment_1740" align="alignnone" width="604"] John Decker[/caption] Upstate, SC – John R. Decker, CFA® and a principal owner of Greenwood Capital Associates, LLC, has been promoted to Director of Equity. In this position, Mr. Decker has daily oversight for the asset management firm’s equity investment strategies, including the GCA Large Cap, Mid Cap, Small Cap, and All Cap portfolios.…
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Pintail Capital Partners founded in Greenville

Greenville, S.C. – Commercial real estate professionals Ross Kester, Tyson Smoak and Stuart Wyeth are pleased to announce the launch of Pintail Capital Partners. Pintail Capital Partners will provide brokerage and investment sales services to clients throughout the Upstate. Through an affiliation with FOX Commercial Properties, the company will also develop commercial real estate in the Upstate and…
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Regional Management Corp. announces Q4 2015 results

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM), a diversified specialty consumer finance company, today announced results for the fourth quarter and full year periods ended December 31, 2015. Fourth Quarter 2015 Highlights Net income for the fourth quarter of 2015 was $7.4 million, a $0.9 million increase sequentially and an increase of $4.0 million from the…
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World Acceptance Corp. reports Q3 results

GREENVILLE, S.C. - World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) today reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2015. Net income for the third quarter decreased 20.2% to $14.8 million compared to $18.5 million for the same quarter of the prior year. Net income per diluted share decreased 15.5% to $1.70 in the third…
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FinTrust Investment welcomes Coad

Greenville, SC – FinTrust Investment Advisors announces that Rick Coad has joined the firm. “We are excited to have someone with Rick’s public finance experience join FinTrust, as we build out our municipal direct lending business.  Increasingly municipalities are borrowing directly from banks rather than capital markets, and we believe we have the platform to…
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Sandlapper Securities LLC raises over $64 million in 2015

Full service independent broker dealer and distributor of alternative investments SANDLAPPER Securities, LLC (“Sandlapper”) ended 2015 on a record high. Sandlapper acted as dealer manager in 20 private placement securities offerings, closed 18 and raised $64,127,658 from 581 investors for investments in over $104.4 million in assets. In addition, 37 Sandlapper registered representatives across the country made approximately another…
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Amanda Phillips joins The Faust-Boyer Group of Raymond James

[caption id="attachment_395" align="alignleft" width="225"] Amanda Phillips[/caption] The Faust-Boyer Group of Raymond James is pleased to announce the addition of Amanda Phillips as a Service Associate. Phillips will work primarily with the group’s lead partner, Lynn C. Faust, Senior Vice President, Investments. “I am proud to welcome Amanda to our team,” said Faust. “Her wealth management background and strong…
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James Al Cannon designated a ‘Premier Advisor’ by Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network

[caption id="attachment_358" align="alignleft" width="300"] James Al Cannon[/caption] Leading independent financial advisory firm, Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, has designated James Al Cannon, managing director, as a member of the firm’s Premier Advisors Program, a distinction that reflects Cannon’s achievement of professional success by meeting or exceeding Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network’s high standards as measured…
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