Ken Harris, managing partner in the Chicago office of Cadent
, a Wilton, Conn.
This deal has so much hair on it that people who would do it from a business standpoint have to think long and hard about it,'' said Ken Harris, managing partner of Chicago-based Cadent
Consulting Group, which specializes in advising retail and consumer companies.
provides expansion capital to firms that want to accelerate growth and build exceptional shareholder value in partnership with an experienced energy investor.
Then on October 17, 2012, the Company disclosed that as a result of the termination of its distribution agreement with the Straumann Group ("Straumann"), the Company's exclusive distributor in Europe, it would review its goodwill and possibly take a substantial impairment charge, which would erase a significant amount of the goodwill value of Cadent
Report Contents: - Competitor Analysis - Identified Strategic Opportunities - Market Overview by Segment & Country - Trend Analysis by Segment & Country - Market Drivers & Limiters - Mergers & Acquisitions - Customer Feedback and Market Monitoring Main Segments Included: - Crowns and Bridges - Inlays and Onlays - Veneers - Dentures - CAD/CAM Systems - CAD/CAM Blocks and Prosthetic Devices - Intra-Oral Digital Impression-Taking Systems - Automated Prosthetics Manufacturing - Rapid Prototyping Systems/3D Printing Companies Included: - Dental Services Group - Astra Tech - Solidscape - Cadent
- Align Technology - 3M ESPE - Stratasys - Novadent - 3Shape - IOS Technologies - Dental Technologies Inc.
The investigation focuses on whether the Company and its executives violated federal securities laws by failing to disclose that: (1) Align had materially overstated the Company's income and earnings; (2) the Company had failed to write down goodwill associated with the April 2011 acquisition of Cadent
It has received funding from the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research Program and the Energy Storage Program at the US Department of Energy, as well as equity investments from top-tier investors Polaris Venture Partners, Rockport Capital, Cadent
Energy Partners, General Catalyst Partners, and GE Energy Financial Services.
17, 2012, both dates inclusive, alleging securities violations in connection with write downs associated with the company's acquisition of Cadent
Wasatch") by Pipeline Supply & Service, LLC ("PSS"), a portfolio company of Cadent
Energy Partners, LLC ("Cadent
Its portfolio includes such notable industry leaders as Cadent
, Schoolnet, Seven and Suniva.
Specifically, the complaint alleges that the defendants' statements regarding the Company were materially false and misleading because Align failed to timely write down goodwill associated with its April 2011 acquisition of Cadent
Through the GE Ecomagination Challenge's "Powering the Grid" program, in which SustainX is a partner, GE Energy Financial Services joins Cadent
Energy Partners and prior investors Polaris Ventures and Rockport Capital in the new round of venture financing.