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NIPPON Platform Has Established the Ninth Overseas Branch “NIPPON Platform OÜ” in Estonia

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TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NIPPON Platform Co., Ltd. (CEO: Jun Takagi, Tokyo, Japan) established
the subsidiary “NIPPON Platform OÜ” in Estonia on 8 May 2019. This is
the ninth overseas branch for NIPPON Platform.

“Making Japan into a cashless society” and “Revitalizing local societies
and rural development with small and medium-sized retailers” are the
motto for NIPPON Platform, and we provide various cashless payment
solutions.

• As a deployment base for the EU market

Estonia is the most northerly of the three Baltic states, and
has a population of 1.3 million people. Estonia has experienced rapid
growth. Key sectors include manufacturing and IT. The parking charge may
be paid via the mobile phone. 95% of residents in Estonia use the system
to submit their annual income tax returns, and it will be completed in 5
minutes. Estonia is one of the world’s most digital countries and the
world’s leading tech hubs.

NIPPON Platform will start partnerships with payment brands in the EU,
accelerate to build partnerships with payment brands around the world,
and expand overseas business smoothly, flexibly and speedily.

NIPPON Platform Overseas Subsidiaries

Overseas Subsidiaries
(1) Dalian, China
Dalian Huicheng
Technology Development co. ltd
(2) Taipei
NIPPON Pay (Taiwan)
(3)
Hong Kong
NIPPON PAY HONG KONG LIMITED
(4) Singapore
NIPPON
Platform Singapore Pte. Ltd.
(5) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
NIPPON
Platform Malaysia SDN. BHD.
(6) Bangkok, Thailand
NIPPON
Platform (Thailand) company limited
(7) Hanoi, Vietnam
NIPPON
Platform Vietnam Company
(8) Delhi, India
NEXT PAYMENT
PLATFORM INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
(9) Tallinn, Estonia
NIPPON
Platform OÜ

Coming Soon
(10) Indonesia
(11) Myanmar
(12) Cambodia
(13)
Philippines
(14) South Korea

• Money 20/20 Europe

NIPPON Platform is planning to exhibit Money 20/20 with a sponsorship.
Money 20/20 will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from 3rd to 5th June
2019. There is no other event where you’re going to be in front of the
industry decision makers, budget holders and pioneers. For three days
the entire Financial Services ecosystem is under one roof, ready to make
a deal. Sponsorship at Money 20/20 Europe puts your brand face-to-face
with the deal makers.

Money 20/20 is the world’s largest fintech conference event dedicated to
payment and financial services. Leading companies from 74 countries will
gather from large corporations, settlement, fintech, as well as start-up
companies.

NIPPON Platform

NIPPON Platform is a platform for online marketing and offline marketing
via mobile payment systems. We give you an opportunity to expand your
business in Japan.

NIPPON Platform provides not only mobile payment solutions, but also
various services for small and middle-sized retailers in Japan, and
offers multi-functional tablets free of charge to 1,200,000 shops
nationwide in Japan. Also, we provide security solutions including
security cameras.

NIPPON Platform group companies aim to make a “Cashless Japan.”

• Money 20/20 EUROPE

https://europe.money2020.com

 
NIPPON Platform Co., Ltd.
Head office:   2-14-5-3F Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan
URL: https://nippon-platform.co.jp/en/
Representative Directors: Executive chairman and Overseas operation CEO Jun Takagi
Executive president and Domestic operation CEO Shinsuke Hishiki
Date of establishment: October 2016
Capital: 502,487,400 JPY (Including capital reserves)
Business Activities: Payment platform services, Services for small and middle-sized
retailers
Adviser: HASIDA Koiti (Professor at the University of Tokyo)
He is a PLR technical adviser.
PLR (Personal Life Repository) is one of PDS (Personal Data Store).

Contacts

Contacts & Inquiries
NIPPON Platform Co., Ltd. Masami Yokoyama
Tel:
+81-34546-1766 / E-mail: info@nippon-g.com

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John Warren Sells Stake in Lima One Capital

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GREENVILLE, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–John Warren, founder and chairman of Greenville-based Lima One Capital, has sold his majority ownership stake in the company to current minority partners. Warren founded Lima One in 2011 and has grown the company to more than 300 full and part-time employees around the country.

Under Warren’s leadership at Lima One, the company doubled in growth for four straight years and grew its headquarters in Greenville to more than 160 full-time employees.

“It has been a true honor to lead Lima One Capital. This company is filled with incredible men and women who work hard every day to serve our customers. While it is bittersweet to leave the company, I am proud of everything we have accomplished from right here in Greenville. Lima One has a very bright future ahead of it,” Warren said.

Lima One Capital’s headquarters and leadership team will remain in Greenville. All current jobs located in Greenville will remain in the city.

“Lima One has been a critical part of Greenville’s success over the past ten years. When leaders like John choose to build their headquarters right here in Greenville, it shows other business leaders the benefits of locating their companies in the Upstate,” said Knox White, mayor of Greenville.

Lima One’s CEO Jeff Tennyson, who joined the company in 2018 when Warren ran for governor of South Carolina, said, “While we will miss John day-to-day and the meaningful impact he has had on Lima One’s success, our management team remains fully in place, and we’re well positioned to continue our growth and success. The FixNFlip and rental investor markets continue to expand, and with our innovative products, strong customer experience and great people here in Greenville, Lima One has a terrific future ahead as a national lender.”

In 2014, Lima One was recognized as the Fastest Growing Company in South Carolina and was named as one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina in 2016. Lima One has raised billions of dollars from institutional investors and is on pace to originate $1.25 billion in 2019.

“It is hard to overstate the positive impact Lima One has had on Greenville and the Upstate. Over the past ten years, Lima One has brought high-quality, high-paying jobs to the city and improved our entire city’s quality of life,” said John Uprichard, founder and CEO of Find Great People, an executive search firm and staffing company based in Greenville. “Lima One and John Warren have been great for our city and our region.”

For the opportunity to interview John Warren, contact Jeff Dezen at jeffd@jdpr.com or phone 864.233.3776, ext. 11.

About John Warren

Born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina, John Warren is a successful entrepreneur, businessman, and community leader. Warren is the founder and former chairman and CEO of Lima One Capital, a specialty mortgage finance company that is one of the largest lenders for residential real estate investors and homebuilders in the country. Prior to founding Lima One, Warren served in the Marine Corps as an infantry officer and deployed twice. Warren and his wife Courtney live with their three children in Greenville. Full biography attached.

About Lima One

Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Lima One Capital is a specialty mortgage finance company, founded by Marines, that specializes in providing customized real estate loans to real estate investors across the nation. Lima One’s core loan products are Rental30, a 30-year, fixed-rate, fully-amortizing loan for purchasing or refinancing residential rental properties; FixNFlip, a 13-month bridge loan for investors who are buying, renovating, and selling properties; and a Multifamily bridge program for the purchase or refinance of 5+ unit multifamily properties. For more information, visit limaone.com or contact Robert Neely, Director of Marketing, at 864-248-6066.

JOHN WARREN BIOGRAPHY

Born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina, John Warren is a successful entrepreneur, businessman, and community leader. Warren is the founder and former chairman and CEO of Lima One Capital, a specialty mortgage finance company that is one of the largest lenders for residential real estate investors and homebuilders in the country. Lima One has been recognized as the Fastest Growing Company, one of the Best Places to Work, and the Most Ethical Company in South Carolina. While at Lima One, Warren was also a principal in the largest bulk sale of single-family homes in the country, selling over 1,400 rental properties in Atlanta to Blackstone Group LP (BX) for more than $100M.

Prior to founding Lima One, John served four years on active duty as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps. In March of 2006, he deployed with 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines to Ramadi, Iraq where he spent seven months conducting combat operations against insurgent forces. While deployed, he was decorated for “valor” and “heroic achievement” as he “led a counter attack against insurgents attacking Observation Post Virginia.” In total, he led over 300 combat missions and left the Marine Corps with the rank of captain. He speaks regularly on foreign policy, leadership, and entrepreneurship.

In 2018, Warren ran for governor of South Carolina, reaching the runoff in the Republican primary. He ran a positive, solutions-oriented campaign that focused on limited government, reforming broken government systems, and empowering taxpayers.

Warren graduated from Washington and Lee University and later earned a Master of Business Administration from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Warren’s civic involvement includes active membership in Young President’s Organization (YPO). He lives in Greenville with his wife Courtney and three children and is a member of Downtown Presbyterian Church.

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Jeff Dezen
jeffd@jdpr.com
864.233.3776, ext. 11

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AM Best’s Zurich Market Briefing to Focus on State of Global Reinsurance Industry

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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best will host a Reinsurance Market Briefing on Wednesday, 18 September 2019, at the FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (CEST).

The event will provide a platform for leading AM Best rating analysts to discuss the global reinsurance sector, as well as offer opinions on the drivers of future rating movements among reinsurers. The analysts also will explore the top issues primary companies in Switzerland and across Europe are facing that could have an impact on the reinsurance market. Nick Charteris-Black, managing director, market development – EMEA, Carlos Wong-Fupuy, senior director, and Catherine Thomas, senior director, analytics, will offer their insights at the event. Question and answer sessions are planned, and lunch will be provided. The briefing also will serve as a networking opportunity for attendees.

For more information, and to register for the complimentary event, please visit http://www.ambest.com/events/rmbzurich2019/index.html.

AM Best publishes ratings on thousands of insurers and reinsurers in more than 90 countries worldwide. More information about Best’s Credit Ratings and the rating process can be found at www.ambest.com/ratings. AM Best also recently published its special report on the global reinsurance sector. To access a copy of this special report, please visit: http://www3.ambest.com/bestweek/purchase.asp?record_code=289149.

AM Best is a trusted source of insurance market insight and data, and the only global credit rating agency with a unique focus on the insurance industry. Best’s Credit Ratings are a recognized indicator of insurer financial strength and creditworthiness. Visit www.ambest.com for more information.

Copyright © 2019 by A.M. Best Company, Inc. and/or its affiliates.

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Contacts

Edem Kuenyehia
Director, Market Development
& Communications
+44 20 7397 0280
edem.kuenyehia@ambest.com

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Federman & Sherwood Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against ViewRay, Inc.

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OKLAHOMA CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ClassAction–Federman & Sherwood announces that on September 13, 2019, a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio against ViewRay, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRAY). The complaint alleges violations of federal securities laws, Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5, including allegations of issuing a series of material or false misrepresentations to the market which had the effect of artificially inflating the market price during the Class Period, which is March 15, 2019 through August 8, 2019.

To learn how to participate in this action, please visit https://www.federmanlaw.com/blog/federman-sherwood-announces-the-filing-of-a-securities-class-action-lawsuit-against-viewray-inc/

Plaintiff seeks to recover damages on behalf of all ViewRay, Inc. shareholders who purchased common stock during the Class Period and are therefore a member of the Class as described above. You may move the Court no later than Tuesday, November 12, 2019 to serve as a lead plaintiff for the entire Class. However, in order to do so, you must meet certain legal requirements pursuant to the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

If you wish to discuss this action, obtain further information and participate in this or any other securities litigation, or should you have any questions or concerns regarding this notice or preservation of your rights, please contact:

Robin Hester

FEDERMAN & SHERWOOD

10205 North Pennsylvania Avenue

Oklahoma City, OK 73120

Email to: rkh@federmanlaw.com
Or, visit the firm’s website at www.federmanlaw.com

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Robin Hester

rkh@federmanlaw.com

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