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Global CEOs' Business Confidence Reaches Record Levels
NEW YORK and DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- CEOs' confidence about prospects for revenue growth has reached a record level: Nearly twice as many CEOs now feel very confident about revenue growth over the next 12 months compared to five years ago, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers' 10th Annual Global CEO Survey released today at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Sage Global Solutions, Inc.
Sage Global Solutions Enters Into Exclusive Wholesale Agreement With Global Benefits Group, Inc.
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Sage Global Solutions, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SGGL) (Frankfurt:Q9A) announced today that, through its PremierPoint Insurance Services subsidiary, it has entered into an exclusive wholesale agreement with Global Benefits Group, Inc. (GBG), a unique insurance organization providing healthcare products, financial services and travel insurance in the U.S. and worldwide.
Russell & Jeffcoat REALTORS, Inc. Choose ZipForm for Electronic Forms Solution
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich., Jan. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- ZipForm(r), the real estate industry's leading brand of forms software, today announced that Russell & Jeffcoat REALTORS(r) of Columbia, South Carolina has chosen ZipForm(r) as its electronic forms solution for real estate transactions. By providing ZipForm(r)Online to its 14 offices, Russell & Jeffcoat REALTORS(r) is streamlining its business processes and gaining the advantages of significant time and cost savings.
GB&T Bancshares, Inc.
GB&T Bancshares Reports Fiscal Year and Fourth Quarter 2006 Results
GAINESVILLE, Ga., Jan. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- GB&T Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GBTB), a multi-bank holding company operating seven community banks in fast-growing markets surrounding metropolitan Atlanta, reported net income of $15.5 million for the fiscal year 2006 compared with $12.0 million for the fiscal year 2005, an increase of 28.9 percent over the prior year. Diluted earnings per share were $1.11 compared with $0.93 for 2005, an increase of 19.4 percent. Fiscal year 2006 results reflect solid loan growth from a combination of organic sources and the second quarter 2006 acquisition of Mountain State Bank, combined with disciplined expense management. Per share results also reflect additional shares issued in connection with the Mountain State Bank acquisition, which increased 2006 average diluted shares outstanding by 1,018,000, or 7.9 percent.