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Jones Energy II, Inc. Enters Into Definitive Merger Agreement To Be Acquired By Revolution Resources

Saturday December 7 th 2019

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jones Energy II, Inc. (OTC: JEII) (“Jones Energyâ€� or the “Companyâ€�) today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Revolution II WI Holding Company, LLC (“Revolutionâ€�), an affiliate of Mountain Capital Partners, LP (“Mountain Capitalâ€�), in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $201.5 million. Under the terms of the merger agreement, which has been unanimously approved by the Jones Energy Board of Directors (the “Boardâ€�) and a majority of the Jones Energy stockholders, Jones Energy stockholders will receive approximately $14.11 in cash for each share of Jones Energy Class A common stock or each unit of Jones Energy Holdings II, LLC they own, as applicable. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020.

Jones Energy’s Chairman of the Board Mr. Jim Addison remarked, “We are pleased to reach this comprehensive agreement with Revolution. This announcement marks the completion and successful outcome of the Board’s extensive strategic alternatives process, which has been underway since earlier this year. Throughout the course of our exhaustive review, we engaged in meaningful strategic dialog with a significant number of potential counterparties. Ultimately, the Board unanimously determined that an all-cash transaction with Revolution is in the best interests of our shareholders and the Company and will deliver the strongest economic value relative to the comprehensive range of alternatives we examined.�

Evercore and TD Securities (USA) LLC are serving as financial advisors to Jones Energy, and Baker Botts L.L.P is serving as its legal counsel. Kirkland Ellis LLP is serving as legal counsel for Revolution.

About Jones Energy
Jones Energy is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the development and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties in the Anadarko basin of Oklahoma and Texas. Additional information about Jones Energy may be found on the Company’s website at: www.jonesenergy.com.

About Revolution
Revolution is an Oklahoma City based, independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the development and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties in the Mid-Continent region of the United States. Revolution is an affiliate of Mountain Capital Partners, LP, an energy focused private equity fund based in Houston, Texas with approximately $1.0 billion in assets under management.

Investor Contact:

Jones Energy
Page Portas, 512-493-4834
ir@jonesenergy.com

 

5 YEARS CONSECUTIVELY

Friday December 6 th 2019

SHANGHAI, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Kantar Worldpanel has been awarded, for the 5th consecutive year, one of the ‘Best Workplacesâ„¢ in Greater China 2019′ by Great Place to Work®. 

 

 

 

 

It’s no easy feat to cultivate a high-trust, high-performance organisation. According to Great Place to Work®, it takes the commitment of dedicated and motivated employees and leaders to achieve such a lofty goal. This year 44 companies made it to the list. We applied the survey to more than 150 companies with more than 200,000 employees in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. This survey assesses employees’ perceptions of leadership, organizational culture and trust, and is decisive for being selected for the “Best Workplacesâ„¢ in Greater China”.

The core result findings of 2019

In the Trust Index© Survey to employees, we considered and collected all valid responses and this generated an average score of 87% for Greater China. We applaud the continuous efforts to build up a great culture for the associates. Great Place to Work’s Best Companies to Work For® in Greater China List create cultures that are friendly, inclusive, productive and ethical. An overwhelming majority of employees at the Region’s Best say they’re proud of their workplaces.

Kantar Worldpanel has numerous branches around the globe participating the Great Place to Work and winning the same award every year. We believe that Greater China team winning this award will make the whole brand share the same pride and glory.

According to the Managing Director of Kantar Worldpanel Greater China, Jason Yu, 2019 has been a year of “Transform To Win” for the whole company. New ideas of digital transformation, new online learning platform and new leadership frameworks to help leaders transform are being bounced and launched in the region. Office renovation in Beijing, new form of employee activities across offices, and donating to the Special Olympics by various campaigns are undergoing with enthusiastic participation. The WITH PEOPLE strategy coupled with LEADERSHIP 2021 are being rooted more and more profoundly in our culture and leadership behaviour. Outstanding female high potential talents are put through various global and regional leadership programs to boost a diverse and flourishing career path for our talents. Kantar Worldpanel is extremely proud and for all the constant effort made around people development, humbly deserved to be one of the Best Workplace in Greater China once again and will continue on this worthy journey holding all our employees together.

About the Best Workplacesâ„¢ in Greater China List

Since 2012, Great Place to Work® has identified the top organisations that create great workplaces in Greater China in which they operate through the publication of the Best Workplaces™ in Greater China List. The objective of publishing the list is to acknowledge organisations and Great Workplaces from diverse industries and sizes that deliver and establish great culture among the colleagues and associates, so as to sustain and enhance the competitive edge of the region. To be considered eligible for the Best Workplaces™ in Greater China List, companies must score at least 70% in the overall result of the Trust Index© employee survey and Culture Audit© assessment.

About Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work®, headquartered in San Francisco, is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures that provides executive advisory and culture consulting services to businesses, non-profits, and government agencies in 60 countries across five continents. Through proprietary assessment tools, benchmarks, advisory services, workplace reviews and certification programs (such as the Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For published on Fortune Magazine), Great Place to Work® helps its clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance. Follow Great Place to Work® Greater China at www.greatplacetowork.cn / https://www.greatplacetowork.com.hk and join the community on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and on WeChat ID: greatplacetowork.

About Kantar Worldpanel – Inspiring successful decisions

Kantar Worldpanel is the global expert in shoppers’ behaviour.

Through continuous monitoring, advanced analytics and tailored solutions, Kantar Worldpanel inspires successful decisions by brand owners, retailers, market analysts and government organisations globally.

With over 60 years’ experience, a team of 3,500, and services covering 60 countries directly or through partners, Kantar Worldpanel turns purchase behaviour into competitive advantage in markets as diverse as FMCG, impulse products, fashion, baby, telecommunications and entertainment, among many others.

For further information, please visit us at www.kantarworldpanel.com.

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Pioneer Bank Chooses Banc Intranets’ BancWorks® Employee Intranet to Drive Greater Operational Efficiencies and Enhance Customer Service

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ – Banc Intranets, a provider of secure, web-based enterprise content management solutions for financial institutions, announced that Pioneer Bank (Stanley, Va.) is implementing its BancWorks® employee intranet to create a centralized location for all corporate communications, policies, procedures, tickets and to enhance data loss prevention via a modern document management system.

Pioneer Bank, migrating from an in-house intranet that had become outdated and cumbersome to maintain, selected Banc Intranets due to its proven retail banking industry experience paired with its competitive pricing. In addition to enhancing how employees engage with bank news and announcements, BancWorks allows bank administrators to quickly and easily manage internal content (including forms, policies, procedures and other resources) without diverting additional IT resources

“Our goal at Banc Intranets is to provide banks and credit unions with a world-class intranet that serves to benefit not only the institutions, but their customers as well,” said Mark Anderson, CEO of Banc Intranets. “With Pioneer Bank, our solution will help staff maximize their time and more efficiently meet and exceed the needs of their customers through a more modern, intuitive, secure environment.”

Banc Intranets’ BancWorks solution is a turn-key employee intranet product that allows staff to quickly and easily access their company’s information online. It creates a secure, digital environment where users can view the latest policies, procedures, pricing, company and industry news, and other important corporate information. BancWorks offers an array of features that help employees increase their efficiency and productivity as well as reduce paper, printing and other costs.

About Pioneer Bank
Founded initially in 1909, as Farmers Merchant Bank, Pioneer Bank is marking its 110th year as one of the premier financial institutions in the state of Virginia with seven different locations. With a stated goal of remaining 100% independent and community owned, Pioneer Bank holds true to its tenets of convenience, quality service, commitment, kindness and respect throughout its history and into the future.

About Banc Intranets
Established in 2002, Banc Intranets, LLC is a leading provider of secure, web-based enterprise content management solutions for financial institutions. Its technology provides a single point of access across multiple devices for documents and information and centralizes employee onboarding and training, streamlining day-to-day operations for bank directors and senior managers. In addition to increasing efficiency and productivity, Banc Intranets’ solutions are developed by financial industry professionals, providing comprehensive reporting that is critical to maintaining regulatory compliance. For more information, visit https://www.bancintranets.com or follow the company on LinkedIn and Twitter.

 

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Sunrise Community Health Provides Notice Of Data Privacy Event

EVANS, Colo., Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – A recent incident at Sunrise Community Health (“Sunrise”) may affect the privacy of certain information. Sunrise is unaware of any actual or attempted misuse of this information. However, Sunrise is providing notification to individuals whose information was present in Sunrise email accounts accessed by an unauthorized individual(s) out of an abundance of caution.

What Happened?  Sunrise recently learned certain employee email accounts were accessed by an unauthorized individual(s). On November 5, 2019, it was determined that certain personal information was present in the affected email accounts. Sunrise began working with third party forensic experts to confirm the full nature and scope of this incident and to confirm the security of the Sunrise email environment.  The investigation is ongoing at this time.  To date, the investigation has determined certain Sunrise email accounts may have been subject to unauthorized access at various times between September 11, 2019 and November 22, 2019. 

Evidence indicates the unauthorized individual(s) were targeting Sunrise invoice and payroll information. However, the investigation cannot conclusively determine whether information within the affected email accounts was subject to unauthorized access. Sunrise is notifying individuals whose information was present in the affected Sunrise email accounts.

What Information Was Involved? The information present in the emails varies by individual, but may include patient name, date of birth, Sunrise patient ID, Sunrise provider name, date of service, type of clinical exam completed, general exam results, name of health insurance, medication name and/or diagnosis.

What is Sunrise Doing?  The confidentiality, privacy, and security of personal information are among Sunrise’s highest priorities. Upon learning of unusual activity in the email system, Sunrise immediately started an investigation and took steps to further secure its systems. Sunrise continues to work with third-party forensic investigators to confirm the full nature and scope of this event. Sunrise is also working to further enhance the security of its systems. Sunrise is notifying individuals whose information may have been present in the relevant emails and providing information and resources to assist individuals in helping to protect personal information, including complimentary access to one year of credit monitoring and identity theft restoration services through Kroll. 

What Individuals Can Do?  Sunrise encourages those who may be potentially affected by this incident to remain vigilant against incidents of identity theft and fraud, to review account statements, and to monitor credit reports for suspicious activity and to detect errors. Sunrise also encourages individuals to review and consider information it is providing on the “Steps Individuals May Take To Protect Personal Information.”  This information is available below, as well as on the Sunrise Community Health website at sunrisecommunityhealth.org.

For More Information. Individuals with additional questions may contact Sunrise’s dedicated assistance line at 833-942-1228, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MST.

Steps Individuals May Take To Protect Personal Information

Monitor Accounts

Under U.S. law, consumers are entitled to one free credit report annually from each of the three major credit reporting bureaus. To order your free credit report, visitwww.annualcreditreport.com or call, toll-free, 1-877-322-8228. You may also contact the three major credit bureaus directly to request a free copy of your credit report.

Consumers have the right to place a “security freeze” on a credit report, which will prohibit a consumer reporting agency from releasing information in the consumer’s credit report without express authorization. The security freeze is designed to prevent credit, loans, and services from being approved in the consumer’s name without your consent. However, individuals should be aware that using a security freeze to take control over who gets access to the personal and financial information in a credit report may delay, interfere with, or prohibit the timely approval of any subsequent request or application made regarding a new loan, credit, mortgage, or any other account involving the extension of credit. Pursuant to federal law, you cannot be charged to place or lift a security freeze on your credit report. Should you wish to place a security freeze, please contact the major consumer reporting agencies listed below:

In order to request a security freeze, you will need to provide the following information:

  • Your full name (including middle initial as well as Jr., Sr., II, III, etc.);
  • Social Security number;
  • Date of birth;
  • If you have moved in the past five (5) years, provide the addresses where you have lived over the prior five years;
  • Proof of current address, such as a current utility bill or telephone bill;
  • A legible photocopy of a government-issued identification card (state driver’s license or ID card, military identification, etc.);
  • If you are a victim of identity theft, include a copy of either the police report, investigative report, or complaint to a law enforcement agency concerning identity theft.
  • As an alternative to a security freeze, consumers have the right to place an initial or extended “fraud alert” on a credit file at no cost.  An initial fraud alert is a 1-year alert that is placed on a consumer’s credit file. Upon seeing a fraud alert display on a consumer’s credit file, a business is required to take steps to verify the consumer’s identity before extending new credit. If you are a victim of identity theft, you are entitled to an extended fraud alert, which is a fraud alert lasting seven years.  Should you wish to place a fraud alert, please contact any one of the agencies listed below:

    Additional Information

    You can further educate yourself regarding identity theft, fraud alerts, security freezes, and the steps you can take to protect yourself by contacting the consumer reporting agencies, the Federal Trade Commission, or your state Attorney General. 

    The Federal Trade Commission can be reached at: 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20580,www.identitytheft.gov, 1-877-ID-THEFT (1-877-438-4338); TTY: 1-866-653-4261. The Federal Trade Commission also encourages those who discover that their information has been misused to file a complaint with them. You can obtain further information on how to file such a complaint by way of the contact information listed above. You have the right to file a police report if you ever experience identity theft or fraud. Please note that in order to file a report with law enforcement for identity theft, you will likely need to provide some proof that you have been a victim. Instances of known or suspected identity theft should also be reported to law enforcement and your state Attorney General. This notice has not been delayed by law enforcement.      

    For Maryland residents, the Attorney General may be contacted at: 200 St. Paul Place, 16th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202; 1-410-528-8662; or www.oag.state.md.us.  

    For North Carolina residents, the Attorney General may be contacted at: 9001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-9001; 1-877-566-7226 or 1-919-716-6000; or www.ncdoj.gov. You can obtain information from the Attorney General or the Federal Trade Commission about preventing identity theft.

    For Rhode Island Residents, the Rhode Island Attorney General may be contacted at: 150 South Main Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903; www.riag.ri.gov; or 1-401-274-4400. Under Rhode Island law, you have the right to obtain any police report filed in regard to this incident. There are no known Rhode Island resident potentially impacted by this incident. 

    For New York residents, the Attorney General may be contacted at: Office of the Attorney General, The Capitol, Albany, NY 12224-0341; 1-800-771-7755; or https://ag.ny.gov/.

    For New Mexico residents, you have rights pursuant to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, such as the right to be told if information in your credit file has been used against you, the right to know what is in your credit file, the right to ask for your credit score, and the right to dispute incomplete or inaccurate information. Further, pursuant to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the consumer reporting agencies must correct or delete inaccurate, incomplete, or unverifiable information; consumer reporting agencies may not report outdated negative information; access to your file is limited; you must give your consent for credit reports to be provided to employers; you may limit “prescreened” offers of credit and insurance you get based on information in your credit report; and you may seek damages from violator. You may have additional rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act not summarized here. Identity theft victims and active duty military personnel have specific additional rights pursuant to the Fair Credit Reporting Act.  We encourage you to review your rights pursuant to the Fair Credit Reporting Act by visiting www.consumerfinance.gov/f/201504_cfpb_summary_your-rights-under-fcra.pdf, or by writing Consumer Response Center, Room 130-A, Federal Trade Commission, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580.

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    Black Desert Mobile Available for Pre-Download Starting December 9

    SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Pearl Abyss today announced that the open-world action MMORPG Black Desert Mobile will be available for pre-download on iOS and Android starting December 9. Adventurers can also customize their characters and create their Family Names ahead of the grand launch on December 11.

    Right after pre-downloading Black Desert Mobile, Adventurers can create their Family Name in advance, which will serve as their in-game nickname that represents each Adventurer. They can also create their characters in advance through Character Customization, one of the main in-game features of the Black Desert franchise. With the same level of customization as the PC and console versions, Adventurers can begin their customizations by choosing from five classes: Warrior, Ranger, Giant, Witch, or Valkyrie.

    In celebration of the pre-download period, Facebook events will take place from December 9-16 that will reward Adventurers with special in-game items. Those who pre-download the game can participate in the Character Customization event by commenting on Black Desert Mobile’s Facebook Customization Event Post with a screenshot or a video along with the introduction of their customized character. A total of 5 winners will be selected by the community managers and announced on December 30. Adventurers can also participate in the second part of the event by liking the post itself. If the number of likes reaches 3,000, all participants will get special in-game items.

    Black Desert Mobile‘s grand launch will be on December 11 after hitting more than 4 million pre-registrations. It will reach Adventurers all across the globe, offering an immersive gameplay experience with support for English, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Thai, and Indonesian.

    Watch the Character Customization trailer here and visit Black Desert Mobile’s official website for more information.

    About Pearl Abyss

    Established in 2010, Pearl Abyss has developed the MMORPG franchise Black Desert for PC, mobile, and console. All their games are built on their proprietary engine and are renowned for their cutting-edge graphics. With multiple projects in the works, they are poised to continue their growth through 2019 and beyond to maintain their position as a leading developer in the game industry. More information about Pearl Abyss is available at www.pearlabyss.com.

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