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CHINA FINANCE ONLINE CO. LIMITED (JRJC)
China Finance Online Co., Limited provides online financial and listed company data and information in China. It offers subscription-based service packages that integrate financial and listed company data and information from various sources with features and functions, such as data and information search, retrieval, delivery, storage, and analysis. The company's research tools include financial analysis tools, which permit users to calculate and analyze quantitatively financial data; present and historical financial data and information for China's listed company stocks, bonds, and mutual funds; categorized news and research reports; and online forums and bulletin boards. China Finance Online offers services primarily to a range of investors including individual and institutional investors, as well as other financial professionals, such as investment bankers, stock analysts, and financial reporters. The company was established in 1998 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.
PRG-SCHULTZ INTERNATIONAL INC (PRGX)
PRG-Schultz International, Inc. and its subsidiaries provide recovery audit services to large and mid-size businesses worldwide. It operates through two segments, Accounts Payable Services and Meridian VAT Reclaim. The Accounts Payable Services segment provides services that entail the review of client accounts payable disbursements to identify and recover overpayments. It conducts business in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, Africa, and Asia. The Meridian VAT Reclaim segment specializes in the recovery of value-added taxes (VAT) paid on business expenses for corporate clients. It provides outsourced services, such as VAT reclaim process, audit and invoice retrieval, preparation and submission of VAT claims, and the subsequent collection of refunds from the relevant VAT authorities. The company's customers include retailers, such as discount, department, specialty, grocery, and drug stores; manufacturers of high-tech components, pharmaceuticals, consumer electronics, chemicals, aerospace, and medical products; wholesale distributors of computer components, food products, and pharmaceuticals; healthcare providers, such as hospitals and health maintenance organizations; and service providers, such as communications providers, transportation providers, and financial institutions. PRG-Schultz International was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
M&F WORLDWIDE CORPORATION (MFW)
M&F Worldwide Corp. produces of licorice products for tobacco and confectionery industries. It produces licorice products from licorice root, intermediary licorice flavors produced by others, and certain other ingredients. The company also manufactures and sells cocoa and carob products for use in the tobacco industry. It sells its products to confectioners, food processors, cosmetic companies, and pharmaceutical manufacturers for use as flavoring and masking agents, including its Magnasweet brand flavor enhancer, which is used in various brands of chewing gum, lip balm, energy bars, noncarbonated beverages, chewable vitamins, aspirin, and other products. In addition, the company sells licorice root residue as garden mulch under the name Right Dress. M & F Worldwide Corp. was incorporated in 1988 and is based in New York.
RESEARCH FRONTIERS INCORPORATED (REFR)
Research Frontiers Incorporated engages in the development and licensing of technology and devices to control the flow of light. These devices are referred to as light valves or suspended particle devices (SPDs) that use colloidal particles that are either incorporated within a liquid suspension or a film. The company's SPD technology enables the user to control the shading of glass/plastic manually or automatically. The technology has various product applications, including sunshades, skylights, and interior partitions for homes and buildings; automotive windows, sunroofs, sun-visors, sunshades, rear-view mirrors, instrument panels, and navigation systems; aircraft windows; eyewear products; and flat panel displays for electronic products. The SPD-Smart light control film is used in architectural, automotive, marine, aerospace, and appliance applications. Research Frontiers was incorporated in 1965 and is headquartered in Woodbury, New York.
DG FASTCHANNEL INC (DGIT)
Digital Generations Systems, Inc. (DGS), through its subsidiaries, offers a suite of digital technology products and services to the advertising and broadcasting industries in the United States and Canada. The company operates a digital network from its Network Operation Center (NOC) located in Irving, Texas. Its digital network links approximately 5,000 advertisers and advertising agencies with approximately 3,100 television, cable, and network broadcast destinations and 10,000 radio stations in the United States and Canada. The company's NOC delivers audio, video, image, and data content that comprises transactions between the advertising and broadcasting industries. DGS also develops and sells proprietary digital software, hardware, and communications technology, including various bandwidth satellite receivers, audio compression codes, and software to operate integrated digital multimedia networks, as well as related engineering consulting services. The company markets and sells its transmission and distribution systems, and audio compression products through its direct sales force to corporate and commercial end-users, distributors, radio stations, and networks. Digital Generation is headquartered in Irving, Texas.
MASTERCARD INCORPORATED (MA)
MasterCard Incorporated, along with its subsidiaries, operates as a payment solutions company. The company develops and markets payment solutions, processes payment transactions, and provides consulting services to customers and merchants. It provides transaction processing and other payment-related services, as well as facilitates the authorization, clearing, and settlement process of the transactions. The company also provides various programs, such as consumer credit and debit programs, commercial payment solutions, stored value programs, and prepaid programs, as well as offers commercial payment solutions, contactless payment solutions, and consulting and research services. It manages and licenses payment card brands, including MasterCard, MasterCard Electronic, Maestro, and Cirrus. As of December 31, 2006, MasterCard Incorporated served approximately 25,000 financial institutions worldwide. The company was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Purchase, New York.
DYNCORP INTERNATIONAL INC (DCP)
DynCorp International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides defense, technical, and government outsourced solutions worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Government Services (GS), and Maintenance and Technical Support Services (MTSS). The GS segment provides international policing and police training, judicial support, and immigration support. This segment also provides security and personal protection for diplomats; designs, installs, and operates security systems; and develops security software, smart cards, and biometrics. In addition, it provides peace-keeping support, humanitarian relief, de-mining, inventory procurement and tracking, property control, and data entry services. Further, this segment provides facility and equipment maintenance; control, custodial, and administrative services; civil, electrical, infrastructure, environmental, and mechanical engineering; construction management; drug eradication; host nation pilot; and crew training services. The MTSS segment provides aviation services and operations, such as aircraft fleet maintenance, depot augmentation, aftermarket logistics support, aircrew services and training, ground equipment maintenance and modifications, facilities and operations support, and aircraft scheduling and flight planning; aviation engineering, including engineering design, kit manufacturing, installation, configuration management, avionics upgrades, cockpit and fuselage redesign, and technical data; and drawings and manual revisions. This segment also provides aviation ground equipment support services, including maintenance and overhaul, modifications and upgrades, corrosion control, engine rebuilding, hydraulic and load testing, and serviceability inspections; and scheduling and work flow management services. The company serves the U.S. Departments of Defense and State, government agencies, foreign governments, and commercial customers. DynCorp International is based in Falls Church, Virginia.
Team, Inc. provides specialty maintenance and construction services for maintaining high temperature and high pressure piping systems and vessels that are primarily utilized in heavy industries. The company offers leak repair services, which include on-stream repairs of leaks in pipes, valves, flanges, and other parts of piping systems and related equipment; hot tapping services; emissions control services that comprise identification, monitoring, data management, and reporting services for the chemical, refining, and natural gas processing industries; and field machining and technical bolting services, which involve the use of machining equipment to repair or modify machinery, equipment, vessels, and piping systems, as well as offers flange facing, pipe cutting, line boring, journal turning, drilling, and milling services. Team, Inc. also provides field valve repair services that include onsite repair of process manual and control valves, and pressure and safety relief valves, as well as specialty valve actuator diagnostics and repair; non-destructive testing and inspection services, which consists of the examination and evaluation of piping, piping components, and equipment; and field heat treating services that comprise electric resistance and gas-fired combustion, used by industrial users. The company markets its services to companies in the petrochemical, refining, power, pipeline, pulp and paper, steel, aerospace, and automotive industries, as well as engineering and construction firms, original equipment manufacturers distributors, and end users. Team, Inc. operates in the United States, Aruba, Canada, Singapore, Trinidad, and Venezuela. The company was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Alvin, Texas.
INSWEB CORPORATION (INSW)
InsWeb Corporation operates an online insurance marketplace that enables consumers to shop online and to obtain insurance company sponsored quotes for various insurance products. Insurance companies participating in its online insurance marketplace offer automobile, term life, homeowners, renters, condominium, home warranty, RV, and motorcycle insurance. In addition, the company has contractual relationships with third-party providers for critical illness and health insurance. InsWeb's marketplace enable consumers to analyze and compare insurance products; apply for and receive insurance company-sponsored quotes for actual coverage; and to purchase automobile and term life insurance coverage through its Insurance Agency. The company was co-founded by Hussein A. Enan and Darrell Ticehurst in 1995 and is headquartered in Gold River, California.
HMS Holdings Corp. furnishes cost containment, revenue recovery, cost reporting, and business office outsourcing services to healthcare providers and payors. The company operates through its two wholly owned subsidiaries, Health Management Systems, Inc. (Health Management Systems) and Accordis, Inc. (Accordis). Health Management Systems works on behalf of government healthcare programs to contain costs by recovering expenditures. Its customers include state and county Medicaid programs, their managed care plans, child support enforcement agencies, state prescription drug programs, and other public programs. Accordis offers business office outsourcing services, including identifying third-party resources, submitting bills to third-party payors and patients, recovering and accounting for the amounts due, responding to customer service questions from patients, and securing cost-based reimbursement from entitlement programs. It provides these services to hospitals, emergency medical transport agencies, and other healthcare providers. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in New York City.
PFSweb, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the development and deployment of integrated business process outsourcing services in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company offers professional consulting; technology collaboration; managed Web hosting; Internet application development; order management; Web-enabled customer contact centers; customer relationship management; financial services, including billing and collection services and working capital solutions; information management; facilities and operations management; kitting and assembly services; and international fulfillment and distribution services. It serves clients operating in a range of vertical markets, including technology manufacturing, computer products, printers, cosmetics, fragile goods, high security collectibles, pharmaceuticals, contemporary home furnishings, apparel, aviation, telecommunications, and consumer electronics. The company is headquartered in Plano, Texas.
INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE INC (ICE)
IntercontinentalExchange, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates an Internet-based global electronic marketplace for trading in futures and over-the-counter (OTC) commodities, and derivative financial products in the United States and internationally. Its products include contracts based on crude and refined oil products, natural gas and power, and emissions, as well as sugar, cotton, coffee, cocoa, and orange juice along with foreign exchange and index products. The company operates in four segments: Energy Futures and Options Markets, Global OTC Markets, Market Data, and Soft Commodity Futures and Options Markets. Energy Futures and Options Markets segment consist of trade execution in futures contracts and options on futures contracts. Global OTC Markets segment comprise trade execution in OTC energy contracts and provision of trading-related services, including OTC electronic trade confirmation and OTC risk management functionality services. Its products include derivative contracts and contracts that provide for physical delivery of the underlying commodity principally relating to natural gas, power, and oil. Market Data segment distributes electronically generated energy market data primarily derived from actual trades executed in its marketplace, as well as provides information services, which publication of daily indices, access to historical pricing data, view only access to the platform, end of day settlements, and pricing data sets, as well as a service that involves the validation of participants' own mark valuations. Soft Commodity Futures and Options Markets segment offers financial products in the currency markets, equity index, and commodity index markets. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
VCG HOLDING CORPORATION (PTT)
VCG Holding Corp. engages in the acquisition, ownership, and operation of nightclubs in the United States. Its nightclubs provide adult entertainment, and food and beverage services to patrons. As of June 21, 2005, the company owned six adult nightclubs and one upscale dance lounge, as well as operated seven other adult nightclubs under management agreements. It owned and managed its clubs in Indianapolis, St. Louis, Denver, Phoenix, and Louisville. The company was organized in 1989 and is based in Lakewood, Colorado.
PHASE FORWARD INCORPORATED (PFWD)
Phase Forward, Inc. (PFI) provides integrated enterprise-level software products, services, and hosted solutions to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies, as well as academic institutions, clinical research organizations, and other entities engaged in clinical trials. The company offers various software solutions, including InForm, an Internet-based electronic data capture solution for collection and transmission of patient information in clinical trials; Clintrial, a clinical data management solution; and Clintrace, a solution for monitoring drug safety and reporting adverse events that occur during the clinical trial process. The InForm platform enables customers deploy customized electronic case report forms (eCRF) for onsite clinical data input, which incorporates automated edit checking and delivers enterprise data visibility. The InForm software product also enables clinical trial sponsors to publish relevant clinical trial-related materials for use by clinical investigators utilizing the software through a standard Web-browser. Clintrial enables customers to input, monitor, correct, code, and analyze clinical data collected through integration with its InForm platform or through traditional paper-based methods. Clintrace enables customers comply with the global safety regulations and reporting deadlines associated with clinical research, post-approval marketing, and drug surveillance. The company also provides consulting, training, and application hosting and support services. Consulting services include business process mapping and workflow design, project planning and management services, and guidance on using its software products, as well as implementation services consisting of application architecture design, systems integration, installation, and validation. PFI was co-founded by Paul A. Bleicher. The company was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
I-Many, Inc. provides software and related services for contract and transaction compliance management primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. Its software and related professional services enable clients to manage various aspects of their contract-based, business-to-business relationships, including contract creation, repository, actionable terms tracking, and reporting; contract compliance management for verification of compliance and accuracy of orders, shipments, invoices, rebates, and payments; cash collection, deductions management, and dispute resolution based on analysis of agreed to contract terms and conditions; and evaluation of the effectiveness of contracts and business operations. The company's primary products offerings include I-many ContractSphere and I-many CARS. I-many ContractSphere solution suite manages various kinds of commitment from contracts and obligations to payments and collections. I-many CARS enables the management of incentive-driven contract and program processes. In addition, I-Many provides professional services, including consulting services, deployment services, and business analysis services; training; and maintenance and support services. The company offers its products and services primarily to pharmaceutical and medical product companies, wholesale distributors, and managed care organizations, as well as to customers in the consumer products, foodservice, disposables, consumer durables, industrial products, chemicals, apparel, and telecommunications industries. I-Many has a strategic relationship with The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G), pursuant to which the company provides purchase contract management software for P&G's commercial products group. I-Many was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Edison, New Jersey.
Deluxe Corporation provides various personalized printed products and services to small businesses, financial institutions, and consumers. The company operates through three segments: Small Business Services, Financial Services, and Direct Checks. The Small Business Services segment sells business checks, forms, and related printed products to small businesses and home offices. It also distributes packaging, shipping, and warehouse supplies, as well as advertising specialties and other business products. In addition, Small Business Services segment provides payroll services to small businesses in the United States and Canada. The Financial Services segment supplies checks and check-related products and services to financial institutions. It also offers customized reporting, file management, expedited account conversion support, and fraud prevention services to financial institutions. The Direct Checks segment sells personal and business checks, as well as related products. Deluxe Corporation distributes its products through direct mail and a network of independent local dealers and distributors, as well as financial institution referrals and the Internet. The company was founded in 1915. It was incorporated as Deluxe Check Printers, Incorporated and changed its name to Deluxe Corporation in 1988. Deluxe Corporation is headquartered in Shoreview, Minnesota.
SOTHEBYS HOLDINGS INC (BID)
Sotheby's Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an auctioneer of fine art, antiques, decorative art, jewelry, and collectibles. The company's primary activity as an auctioneer includes identification, evaluation, and appraisal of works of art; stimulating purchaser interest; and matching sellers and buyers through the auction process. In addition, it engages in other related activities, including the purchase and resale of art and other collectibles; and the brokering of art and collectible purchases and sales through private treaty sales. The company also conducts art-related financing activities and is engaged in art education activities. Sotheby's Holdings conducts Internet auctions through a strategic alliance with eBay, Inc. Sotheby's Holdings was founded in 1744 and is headquartered in New York City.
FOOD TECHNOLOGY SERVICE INC (VIFL)
Food Technology Service, Inc. (FTSI) engages in the ownership and operation of irradiation facility located in Mulberry, Florida. Its irradiation facility uses Gamma radiation produced by Cobalt 60 to treat or process various foods for insect disinfestations, shelf life extension, and control of certain disease-causing microorganisms in fruits, vegetables, and meat products; and for the sterilization of medical, surgical, pharmaceutical, and packaging materials. It provides contract sterilization service to the medical device, food, and pharmaceutical industries. FTSI also processes packaging, spices, and ingredients. The company was organized in 1985 and is headquartered in Mulberry, Florida. Food Technology Service, Inc. is 53% owned by MDS Nordion, a company based in Canada.
InnerWorkings, Inc. provides print procurement services to corporate clients in the United States. Its proprietary software applications and database, PPM4, which creates an integrated solution that stores, analyzes, and tracks the production capabilities of its supplier network, as well as quote and price data for each bid it receive and print job it execute. The company offers various print procurement services, such as procuring, purchasing, and delivering print products as part of a comprehensive outsourced enterprise solution and in individual transactions. The company provides offset sheet-fed, Web offset, digital offset, letterpress, screen printing, waterless, flexography, and gravure printing services for books, brochures, catalogues, point-of-purchase displays, magazines, promotional products, annual reports, envelopes, labels, folders, calendars, posters, newsletters, billboards, playing cards, binders, t-shirts, games, stationery, postcards, stickers, bags, and magnets. In addition, it offers various fulfillment and logistics services, such as kitting and assembly, inventory management, and pre-sorting postage. Further, the company, through its subsidiary, provides print management services, as well as promotional products, apparel, and warehousing and fulfillment services. InnerWorkings serves advertising, consumer products, manufacturing, publishing, and retail industries. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
VISTAPRINT LIMITED (VPRT)
VistaPrint Limited provides graphic design services and customized printed products to small businesses and consumers online worldwide. It offers various products, including business cards, announcements, brochures, calendars, data sheets, folded cards, envelopes, holiday cards, flyers, invitations, letterheads, magnets, logo creation, note cards, mailing labels, note pads, newsletters, sticky notes, presentation folders, return address labels, standard and oversized postcards, and rubber stamps. The company's customers can use graphic design software to create and order printed products in its Web sites. Its customers also have access to graphic designs, content suggestions, logo design services, design templates, and approximately 70,000 photographs and illustrations. As of June 30, 2007, the company served approximately 10,000,000 customers in approximately 120 countries. VistaPrint Limited was founded in 1995 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.
ON2 TECHNOLOGIES INC (ONT)
On2 Technologies, Inc. operates as a video compression technology firm. It has developed a proprietary technology platform and video compression/decompression (codec) software to deliver video to closed area networks, such as set-top boxes, the Internet, and wireless devices. On2 offers audio codecs, video codecs, encoding, and server software for use with video delivery platforms and player products. The company's video products include TRUEMOTION 2X, which enables hard-drive, Kiosk, or CD-ROM based video playback; TRUEMOTION VP3 series, including VP3, VP3.1, VP3.2., VP4, VP5, VP6, and VP7, which enable video transmission over broadband Internet connections and supplies television-quality video; and audio for video codec technology, a compression algorithm that is used for a variety of audio sources, including music, human speech, film, and broadcast television. The company also offers encoder products that enable content owners to remaster and compress their assets into the VP4, VP5, or VP6 format; and TRUECAST server software for the delivery of multimedia presentations over private networks. Its player product, TRUEMOTION Streaming Java Applet 1.1, enables display of On2 video on Windows, MacOS, Linux, and other environments. In addition, On2 offers engineering and consulting, technical support, and video encoding services. It serves digital communication and media, entertainment, and telecommunication companies. On2 Technologies has a strategic agreement with Streamcraft Technologies GmbH to develop videoconferencing solutions. The company is based in Clifton Park, New York.
Rollins, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides pest and termite control services in North America. It offers protection services against termite damage, rodents, and insects to homes and businesses, including hotels, food service establishments, food manufacturers, retailers, and transportation companies. The company, formerly known as Rollins Broadcasting, Inc., was founded in 1947. Rollins is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
RITCHIE BROS. AUCTIONEERS INCORPORATED (RBA)
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated operates as an auctioneer of industrial equipment. The company, through unreserved public auctions, sells a range of assets, including trucks and equipment used in the construction, transportation, mining, forestry, petroleum, material handling, marine, and agricultural industries worldwide. It also offers an array of services in the auction process for buyers and sellers of equipment. These services include conducting title searches on consigned equipment; making consigned equipment available for inspection by prospective buyers; providing access to representatives of finance companies, transportation companies, customs brokerages, and other service providers; and providing facilities for onsite cleaning, painting, and refurbishment of equipment. The company's customers primarily include end-users of equipment, such as contractors, equipment manufacturers, dealers, brokers, and finance companies. As of December 31, 2004, it operated from approximately 110 locations, including 29 auction sites, in 25 countries. Ritchie Bros. was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Richmond, Canada.
NASDAQ STOCK MARKET INC (NDAQ)
The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (Nasdaq) provides securities listing, trading, and information products and services. It operates through two segments, Issuer Services and Market Services. The Issuer Services segment includes corporate client group, which offers customer support services and products to Nasdaq-listed companies and is responsible for obtaining new listings on Nasdaq. This segment also consists of financial products group that develops and licenses Nasdaq-branded financial products and associated derivatives. The Market Services segment provides transaction-based services and market information services. The company's transaction-based platform offers market participants with the ability to access, process, display, and integrate orders and quotes; and allows routing and execution of buy and sell orders, as well as report transactions for Nasdaq-listed securities and those listed on national stock exchanges. Its market information services include providing varying levels of quote and trade information to market participants and to data vendors. In addition, Nasdaq offers insurance brokerage services and specializes in the directors and officers' liability insurance market; and operates OTC Bulletin Board, an electronic screen-based market for equity securities that are not listed on Nasdaq or any primary U.S. national securities exchange. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York City. The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc., as of December 31, 2004.
EXLSERVICE HOLDINGS INC (EXLS)
ExlService Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides business process outsourcing (BPO), research and analytics, and advisory services primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company's BPO services include claims processing, premium and benefit administration, agency management, account reconciliation, policy research, policy servicing, and customer services for insurance sector; and servicing and processing various banking products, including residential mortgage lending, consumer finance, retail banking, credit cards, transaction services, and other banking services, as well as transaction processing, underwriting support, documentation management, and collateral monitoring for banking and financial services sector. Its BPO services also include back-office processing for customer operations in utilities sector; finance and accounting services, such as account payables, research, reconciliation of accounts, and lock-box accounting; collection services; and customer management services. The company also provides analytical and management consulting services that include marketing analytics, such as customer acquisition and retention, credit risk analytics, customer data integration and fraud detection, marketing strategy, product and service strategy, business process re-engineering, and global resource optimization and outsourcing; analytic services offerings, which comprise analytics staff augmentation, lead generation/marketing campaign management, collections services, and primary/secondary research, data management and analysis. Further, it offers advisory Services, including business process-risk services and process excellence services; BPO opportunity and service identification; process re-engineering; and process mapping and documentation services. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE HOLDINGS (CME)
Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings, Inc. (CME Holdings) operates as a futures exchange in the United States for the trading of futures and options on futures. It offers trade futures contracts and options on futures contracts on interest rates; equity indexes; foreign exchange; and commodities, including cattle, hogs, pork bellies, lumber, weather, and dairy products. These products provide a means for hedging, speculation, and asset allocation relating to the risks associated with interest rate sensitive instruments, equity ownership, changes in the value of foreign currency, and changes in the prices of commodity products. The company offers E-mini versions of its open outcry-traded futures contracts, E-mini S&P 500, E-mini NASDAQ-100, E-mini Russell 1000, E-mini Russell 2000, E-mini S&P MidCap 400, and E-mini NASDAQ Composite. In addition, CME Holdings sells its market data, which includes information about bids, offers, trades, and trade size to banks, broker-dealers, pension funds, investment companies, mutual funds, insurance companies, individual investors, and other financial services companies or organizations. Further, the company owns and operates clearing house that clears, settles, and guarantees the performance of various transactions matched through its execution facilities; as well as provides various services, including transaction processing and position management, cross-margining and mutual offset services, market protection, and risk management; settlement, collateral, and delivery services; and investment services. CME Holdings' customers include professional traders, financial institutions, institutional and individual investors, corporations, manufacturers, producers, supranational entities, and governments. The company was organized in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
IRON MOUNTAIN INCORPORATED (IRM)
Iron Mountain, Inc. provides information storage and protection, and related services in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Latin America. It offers records management services, which include records management program development and implementation to help customers comply with specific regulatory requirements; implementation of policy-based programs that feature storage for media, including paper, flexible retrieval access, and retention management; digital archiving services for archiving of electronic records; shredding services that ensure privacy and a chain of record custody; and specialized services for records, film and sound, and regulated industries, such as healthcare, energy, and financial services. The company's data protection services include disaster preparedness planning support; data backup and data recovery in the event of a disaster, human error or virus; electronic vaulting to provide managed, online data backup and recovery services for personal computers and server data; and escrow services to protect and manage source code and other proprietary information, and domain name management services. In addition, Iron Mountain sells storage materials, including cardboard boxes and magnetic media, as well as provides consulting, facilities management, fulfillment, and other outsourcing services. The company serves commercial, legal, banking, healthcare, accounting, insurance, entertainment, and government organizations. Iron Mountain was founded by Herman Knaust in 1951 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
HEALTHCARE SERVICES GROUP INC (HCSG)
Healthcare Services Group, Inc. provides housekeeping, laundry, linen, facility maintenance, and food services to nursing homes, retirement complexes, rehabilitation centers, and hospitals in the United States and Canada. The company operates through two segments, housekeeping, laundry, linen, and other services, and food services. The housekeeping, laundry, linen, and other services segment offers housekeeping services, which involves cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing resident areas in its clients' facilities; laundry services, which involve in the laundering and processing of the residents' personal clothing; linen services that involve providing, laundering, and processing of the sheets, pillow cases, blankets, towels, uniforms, and assorted linen items used by its clients' facilities; and maintenance services, which consist of repair and maintenance of laundry equipment, plumbing, and electrical systems, as well as carpentry and painting. The food services segment develops a menu that meets the residents' dietary needs, purchasing and preparing the food to assure that residents receive an appetizing meal, and participation in monitoring the residents' on-going nutritional status. It also provides consulting services to facilities in updating their food service operations. Healthcare Services Group was founded in 1976 and is based in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.
TELETECH HOLDINGS INC (TTEC)
TeleTech Holdings, Inc. provides outsourced customer management services worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Customer Management Services, and Database Marketing and Consulting. Customer Management Services Segment provides outsourced customer support and marketing services for various industries through call centers in the United States, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Ireland, the Philippines, Scotland, Singapore, and Spain. Its services include customer acquisition services, customer provisioning services, customer support services, customer development services, and customer retention programs, as well as other customer-related programs, which include account collections, collecting market research from customers, and performing outbound-call campaigns. Database Marketing and Consulting Segment offers outsourced database management, direct marketing, and related customer acquisitions and retention services for automotive dealerships and manufacturers primarily in North America. Its services primarily consist of marketing campaigns through direct mail and outbound teleservice to promote automobile service business from a dealership's own customer base. TeleTech was founded by Ken Tuchman in 1982. The company is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.
SAVVIS, Inc., an information technology services company, provides integrated hosting, network, voice, digital content management, industry solutions, and professional services worldwide. Its hosting services include the facilities, networks, servers, storage, and operations to run business applications. The company's managed Internet protocol virtual private network services comprise hardware, management systems, and operations to transport voice, video, and data applications. SAVVIS' digital content management/media services provide a shared-managed infrastructure tied to workflow applications that enable the creation, production, and distribution of digital content and streaming media. These services enable customers to manage, share, store, and distribute their digital content inside and outside their organization. Its industry solutions integrate applications with its infrastructure to deliver services that enable industry-specific workflows and enterprise productivity. They support the financial services, media and entertainment, retail, and federal government markets. The company's professional services offer assistance and consultation in networking security, performance tuning and optimization, business recovery, operations, and migration. SAVVIS' other network services include Internet access, wholesale carrier networks, and voice services. It offers its services to organizations in the financial services, media, retail, professional services, healthcare, and manufacturing sectors. The company was founded in 1995. It was formerly known as SAVVIS Communications Corporation and changed its name to SAVVIS, Inc. in May 2005. SAVVIS is headquartered in Town & Country, Missouri.
COINMACH SERVICE CORP (DRA)
Coinmach Service Corp., along with its subsidiaries, provides outsourced laundry equipment services for multifamily housing properties in North America. It engages in leasing laundry rooms from building owners and property management companies, installing and servicing laundry equipment, and collecting revenues generated from laundry machines. The company also rents laundry machines and other household appliances to property owners, managers of multi-family housing properties, and individuals and corporate entities. In addition, it constructs, designs, and retrofits laundromats; and distributes laundromat equipment. Coinmach Service's customers include owners of rental apartment buildings, property management companies, condominiums and cooperatives, universities, and multifamily housing properties. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Plainview, New York. Coinmach Service Corp. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Coinmach Holdings, LLC.
LivePerson, Inc. provides solutions for managing online customer interactions. Its integrated multichannel communications platform, Timpani, enables sales, customer service, and marketing, as well as supports and manages online interactions, including chat, email, and self-service/knowledgebase. The company focuses primarily on the financial services, computer software and hardware, retail and telecommunications industries, as well as small businesses. LivePerson was founded by Robert P. LoCascio in 1995. The company is headquartered in New York City.
G&K Services, Inc. provides branded identity apparel and facility services programs in North America. The company offers rented uniforms and facility services products, such as floor mats, dust mops, wiping towels, restroom supplies, and certain linen items. Its apparel and facility services programs provide rental-lease or purchase options to the customers of heavy-industrial, light-manufacturing, service businesses, and corporate casual and executive apparel markets. G&K Services also provides direct sale and custom-embroidered logo apparel programs, cleanroom garments, and process control services. In addition, the company sells uniforms and other apparel items to customers through its direct sale programs. It serves various industries, including automotive, warehousing, distribution, transportation, energy, manufacturing, food processing, pharmaceutical, semi-conductor, retail, restaurants, security, airline, and hospitality. G&K Services was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
UTEK Corporation, a technology transfer company, enables companies to acquire and commercialize technologies primarily developed by universities, medical centers, and federal research laboratories worldwide. Its U2B process facilitates publicly traded firms in various industries to identify and acquire university discoveries in exchange for their equity securities. In addition to its core technology transfer services, the company provides tools to search, analyze, and manage university intellectual properties. UTEK also conducts patent landscaping, patent mining, or technology search services for its clients. Additionally, it provides patent law firms, technology companies, universities, and research centers with software to help them manage their intellectual properties. The company has operations in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. UTEK was founded in 1996 by Clifford M. Gross and is headquartered in Plant City, Florida.
CSS Industries, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of various seasonal and social expression products. Its seasonal products include gift wrap, gift bags, boxed greeting cards, gift tags, tissue paper, and paper and vinyl decorations. The company's social expression products include classroom exchange Valentines, decorative ribbons and bows, Halloween masks, costumes, make-up and novelties, Easter egg dyes and novelties, and craft and educational products. CSS Industries sells its products in the United States and Canada by national and regional account sales managers, inside sales representatives, product specialists, and a network of independent manufacturers' representatives. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
TOTAL SYSTEM SERVICES INC (TSS)
Total System Services, Inc. (TSYS), through its subsidiaries, provides electronic payment processing and related services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Honduras, Puerto Rico, and Europe. Its services include processing retail, commercial, government services, stored value, and debit cards, as well as student loans. TSYS also offers merchant services in Japan; other products and services, including risk management tools and techniques, such as credit evaluation, fraud detection and prevention, and behavior analysis tools; and revenue development tools and customer retention programs, such as loyalty programs and bonus rewards. The company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Vital Processing Services, provides technology-based commerce-enabling services, which include authorizing and capturing electronic payments at the point-of-sale, and clearing and settling merchant transactions; merchant terminal management; and information services to acquirers and their merchants for processing credit, debit, and other card transactions. Through online accounting and electronic payment processing systems, TSYS provides electronic payment processing and other related services to card issuing institutions. The company is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia. Total System Services, Inc. operates as a majority owned subsidiary of Synovus Financial Corp., as of December 31, 2004.
KONGZHONG CORPORATION (KONG)
KongZhong Corporation, through subsidiaries, provides 2.5 generation wireless interactive entertainment, media, and community services in China. Its interactive entertainment services include mobile games; pictures; karaoke; electronic books; and mobile phone personalization features, such as ringtones, wallpaper, clocks, and calendars. The company's media services provide content, such as domestic and international news, entertainment, sports, fashion, lifestyle, and other special interest areas. Its community services include interactive chat, message boards, photo albums, dating, and networking. In addition, KongZhong provides wireless value-added services on the networks of China Mobile Communications Corporation, China United Telecommunications Corporation, China Telecommunications Corporation, and China Netcom Group Corporation. The company has a strategic partnership with ESPNSTAR Multimedia. KongZhong was founded by Yunfan Zhou and Nick Yang in 2002 as Communication Over The Air, Inc. and changed its name to KongZhong Corporation in 2004. KongZhong is headquartered in Beijing, China.
NET 1 UEPS TECHNOLOGIES INC (UEPS)
Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. and its subsidiaries provide universal electronic payment system (UEPS), as an alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations in South Africa. Its system uses secure smart cards that operate in real time but offline, which means users of the system can enter into transactions at any time with other card holders in even the remote areas so long as a smart card reader is available. In addition, the system could be used for banking, health care management, international money transfers, voting, and identification. The company operates in four segments: Transaction-Based Activities, Smart Card Accounts, Financial Services, and Hardware, Software, and Related Technology Sales. Transaction-Based Activities segment provides a State pension and welfare benefit distribution service to governments in South Africa. It also offers wage payment, point of sale, medicine distribution, money transfers, and prepayment of utility bills utilizing its UEPS system. Smart Card Accounts segment provides smart card accounts, which consists of social welfare grant beneficiaries to its card holders. Financial Services segment provides financial services consisting of short-term loans and life insurance products to card holders through its smart card delivery channel. As of June 30, 2007, this segment also operated a microlending business with approximately 77 branches. Hardware, Software, and Related Technology Sales segment offers customers the hardware and software required to implement its UEPS system. Net 1 UEPS Technologies also leases terminals to merchants and provides an automated payment collection service to third parties. In addition, it develops and provides secure transaction technology, solutions, and services for electronic commerce transactions in the telecommunications, banking, retail, petroleum, and utilities market sectors. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Rosebank, South Africa.
FIDELITY NATIONAL INFORMATION SERVICES INC (FIS)
Fidelity National Information Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides various processing services to financial institutions in the United States. It operates in two segments, Transaction Processing Services and Lender Processing Services. The Transaction Processing Services segment engages in the development, implementation, management, support, and maintenance of core processing software and systems used by financial institutions to maintain the primary records of their customer accounts. It also provides a range of credit card processing and cardholder support services to its financial institution customers. This segment's processing solutions include core processing, branch automation, back office support systems, compliance, credit and debit card issuing, image item processing, print and mail, automated teller machine/electronic funds transfer, retail Internet banking, bill payment services, commercial cash management, voice response services, and check risk management solutions that are offered to commercial banks, savings institutions, credit unions, card issuers, and retailers, as well as automotive financing companies and commercial lenders. The Lender Processing Services segment offers a range of products and services related to the mortgage life cycle. It provides various mortgage life cycle products and services, including origination, title agency, data gathering, risk management, servicing, default management, and property disposition services to lenders and other real estate professionals. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. is a subsidiary of Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
CBIZ, Inc. provides professional business services to various businesses, individuals, governmental entities, and not-for-profit enterprises in the United States and Canada. It offers services through four practice groups, including financial services, employee services, medical management professionals (MMP), and national practices. The company's financial services group provides accounting, tax, financial advisory, litigation support, valuation, Sarbanes-Oxley 404 consulting, internal audit, fraud detection, and real estate advisory services. Its employee services group offers group health, property and casualty insurance, COBRA/Flex, retirement planning, wealth management, life insurance, human capital management, payroll services, specialty life insurance, and actuarial services. CBIZ's MMP group provides coding and billing, accounts receivable management, and full practice management services. Its national practices group consists of managed networking and hardware services, project management, software solutions, mergers and acquisitions, health care consulting, government relations, and IT consulting. The company was founded in 1987. It was formerly known as Century Business Services, Inc. and changed its name to CBIZ, Inc. in 2005. CBIZ is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
LML PAYMENT SYSTEMS INC (LMLP)
LML Payment Systems, Inc., a financial payment processor company, provides consumer financial payment processing solutions to retailers and other clients in the United States. It provides check risk services, such as electronic check authorization; electronic check processing services that include electronic check conversion; and return check management services, which comprise traditional and electronic recovery services to retail clients. The company also offers mainframe payment processing software modules and rights to use its intellectual property to retailers and other payment processors. It provides services primarily to medium and large retailers, such as supermarkets, grocery stores, multilane retailers, convenience stores, and other retailers in the United States. The company was incorporated in 1974 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC (GPN)
Global Payments, Inc. processes electronic transactions for merchants, multinational corporations, financial institutions, consumers, government agencies, and other profit and nonprofit business enterprises. The company offers its products through merchant services and money transfer offerings. Its merchant service offerings provide merchants and financial institutions with credit and debit card transaction processing, check services, and terminal management. Global Payments' money transfer product and service offerings include consumer-to-consumer and business-to-business money transfer, and financial electronic data interchange, as well as account balance, management information, and depositing reporting. The company markets its products and services through a direct sales force, retail branch outlets, independent sales organizations, independent sales representatives, an internal telesales group, trade associations, alliance bank relationships, and financial institutions. Global Payments operates in the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Morocco, and the Philippines. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
EURONET WORLDWIDE INC (EEFT)
Euronet Worldwide, Inc. processes secure electronic financial transactions. It offers outsourcing and consulting services, integrated electronic financial transaction (EFT) software, network gateways, and electronic top-up services to financial institutions, mobile operators, and retailers. The company operates in three segments: EFT Processing, Prepaid Processing, and Software Solutions. The EFT Processing segment provides outsourced management services and network services to banks and mobile phone companies primarily in the Europe, the Middle East, Egypt, and India. This segment also offers electronic recharge services for prepaid mobile airtime. As of December 31, 2004, it processed transactions for a network of 5,742 ATMs and approximately 9,700 point of sale terminals. The Prepaid Processing segment provides prepaid processing, or top-up services, for prepaid mobile airtime and other prepaid products. This segment operates a network of approximately 175,000 point of sale terminals providing electronic processing of prepaid mobile phone airtime top-up services in the United States, Europe, and Asia Pacific. The Software Solutions segment offers a suite of integrated electronic financial transaction software solutions for electronic payment and transaction delivery systems. Euronet Worldwide has a joint venture with Arab Financial Services Company. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Leawood, Kansas.
The Thomson Corporation provides integrated information solutions to business and professional customers in the United States. The company operates through four groups: Thomson Legal and Regulatory, Thomson Learning, Thomson Financial, and Thomson Scientific and Healthcare. Thomson Legal and Regulatory group offers a range of products and services that utilize its electronic databases of legal, regulatory, and business information and news. Its offerings also include software to assist lawyers and accountants with practice management functions, including document management, case management, and other back office functions; and software that assists tax professionals with preparing and filing tax returns. The group also offers Internet-accessible legal directories, Web site creation and hosting services, and law firm marketing solutions to assist its customers in their client development initiatives and legal educational programs. Thomson Learning group delivers solutions for individuals, businesses, and institutions through specialized content, applications, and services. Thomson Financial group offers a range of financial data and develops individual workflow solutions and services to assist trading professionals, portfolio managers, investment bankers, stockbrokers, financial planners, corporate executives, and treasury and investor relations professionals. Thomson Scientific and Healthcare group provides information and services to researchers, physicians, and other professionals in the healthcare, academic, scientific, corporate, and government marketplaces. The company sells its products through its sales force and distributors. The Thomson Corporation was incorporated in 1977 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.
Bowne &. Co., Inc. provides financial printing, digital printing, and electronic delivery of personalized communications worldwide. The company offers services to create, manage, translate, and distribute transactional and compliance-related documents. It also provides a suite of litigation support services for law firms and corporate law departments. The company's customers include various corporations, law firms, investment banks, insurance companies, bond dealers, mutual funds, and other financial institutions, as well as software, manufacturing, transportation, and life sciences companies. Bowne & Co. was founded in 1775 and is headquartered in New York City.
MULTI-COLOR CORPORATION (LABL)
Multi-Color Corporation supplies printed labels, engravings, and packaging services to consumer product and food and beverage companies, retailers, and container manufacturers primarily located in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates through two segments, Decorating Solutions and Packaging Services. The Decorating Solutions segment produces in-mold labels and heat transfer labels, as well as manufactures pressure sensitive, cut-and-stack, and shrink sleeve labels. This segment also provides digital, graphic, and prepress services; and produces printing cylinders and plates. The Packaging Services segment offers promotional packaging, assembly, and fulfillment services. The company has manufacturing plants located in Scottsburg, Indiana; Batavia, Troy, and Cincinnati, Ohio; Erlanger, Kentucky; Framingham, Massachusetts; Green Bay and Watertown, Wisconsin; and Norway, Michigan. Multi-Color Corporation was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
PORTFOLIO RECOVERY ASSOCIATES INC (PRAA)
Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. provides outsourced receivables management and related services in the United States. The company purchases, collects, and manages portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables, which include providing collateral location services for credit originators and other debt owners. The defaulted consumer receivables are the unpaid obligations of individuals to credit originators, including banks, credit unions, consumer and auto finance companies, retail merchants, and other providers of goods and services. Portfolio Recovery Associates was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia.
ARBINET-THEXCHANGE INC (ARBX)
Arbinet-thexchange, Inc. and subsidiaries operate an electronic market for trading, routing, and settling communications capacity. It offers voice, data, enhanced services, and information products and services. The company's members of the exchange can anonymously buy and sell voice calls and Internet capacity. The company's exchange-based trading system permits buyers and sellers to transact business in a liquid and open market. Arbinet-thexchange was founded by Alex Mashinsky in 1996. The company was formerly known as SmartGroup Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Arbinet-thexchange, Inc. in 2002. Arbinet-thexchange is headquartered in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
AMERICAN GREETINGS CORPORATION (AM)
American Greetings Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of everyday and seasonal greeting cards, as well as other social expression products worldwide. It provides greeting cards, gift wrap, party goods, calendars, candles, balloons, and stationery, as well as educational products and custom display fixtures. The company, through its subsidiary, AG Interactive, Inc., provides email greetings, personalized printable greeting cards, and other social expression products through the its Web sites www.americangreetings.com, www.bluemountain.com, and www.egreetings.com; cobranded Web sites; and online services. AG Interactive also distributes ringtones for cellular telephones, graphics, games, alerts, and other social messaging products and applications to mobile devices. American Greetings' channels of distribution include mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, and supermarkets, as well as card and gift shops, department stores, military post exchanges, variety stores, and combo stores. The company also sells its products to third-party distributors. As of May 31, 2005, it owned and operated 534 card and gift retail stores in North America. American Greetings was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
INTERNATION SECURITIES EXCHANGE INC (ISE)
International Securities Exchange, Inc. operates as an electronic securities exchange for equity and index options. It provides a trading platform in listed equity options; and related services that are designed to improve the market for equity options. The company also develops products, such as options trading based on equity indices. It serves market makers, broker-dealers, and investors. The company was co-founded by William A. Porter and Martin Averbuch in 1997 and is headquartered in New York City.
ALLSCRIPTS HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS INC (MDRX)
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. provides clinical software, connectivity, and information solutions for physicians in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Software and Related Services, Information Services, and Prepackaged Medications. The software and Related Services segment consists of clinical software solutions, including TouchWorks, TouchScript, and Impact.MD. TouchWorks is an electronic health record solution designed to develop physician productivity using Tablet PCs, wireless handheld devices, or a desktop workstation for the purpose of automating physician activities. TouchScript is an e-prescribing solution that enables physicians to access securely via the Internet to prescribe, check for drug interactions, access medication histories, review drug reference information, and send prescriptions directly to a pharmacy. Impact.MD is an electronic document imaging and scanning solution that serves as a repository for automated patient charts, office notes, lab results, explanation of benefits, and referral letters among other paper-based documents. Information Services segment offers various products, which include Physicians Interactive, a clinical education and information solution that links physicians with pharmaceutical companies and medical product suppliers using interactive education sessions to provide clinical product information to the physician; and Patients Interactive, a solution used to educate patients about their condition, and provides various online and off-line tools to develop patient outcomes and therapy adherence. Prepackaged Medications segment provides point-of-care medication management and medical supply solutions for physicians and other healthcare providers. Allscripts Healthcare Solutions is based in Chicago, Illinois.
CONSOLIDATED GRAPHICS INC (CGX)
Consolidated Graphics, Inc. provides commercial printing services in the United States. Its print services include electronic prepress, printing, finishing, storage, and delivery of custom-designed products, such as multicolor marketing materials, product and capability brochures, point-of-purchase displays, direct mail pieces, shareholder communications, catalogs, and training manuals. The company also offers fulfillment and mailing services for printed materials. Further, it provides e-commerce software solutions that enable its customers to enhance the procurement and management of printed materials. As of June 30, 2005, Consolidated Graphics operated 70 printing businesses in 25 states. The company offers its services to national and local corporations operating in various industries, as well as to mutual fund companies, advertising agencies, graphic design firms, catalog retailers, and direct mail distributors. Consolidated Graphics was founded in 1985 by Joe R. Davis and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
R.R. DONNELLEY & SONS COMPANY (RRD)
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company provides print and print-related services and products primarily in North America, South America, Europe, and China. The company operates in three segments: Publishing and Retail Services, Integrated Print Communications, and Forms and Labels. The Publishing and Retail Services segment offers print services to consumer magazine and catalog publishers, and yellow and white pages directory publishers, as well as delivers company-printed products, and products printed by third parties. This segment also offers conventional and digital photography; and creative, color matching, page production, and content management services to the advertising, catalog, corporate, magazine, retail, and telecommunications markets. The Integrated Print Communications segment provides print services to the consumer, religious, educational, and specialty book markets; information management, content assembly, and print services to corporations; and customized communications solutions for investment management, banking, insurance, and managed care companies. It also offers customized, variably-imaged business communications, including account statements, customer invoices, insurance policies, enrollment kits, transaction confirmations, and database services primarily to the financial services, telecommunications, insurance, and healthcare industries. In addition, this segment provides print and print-related services, which include annual reports, marketing brochures, catalog and marketing inserts, pharmaceutical inserts and other marketing, retail point-of-sale and promotional materials, and technical publications. The Forms and Labels segment designs and manufactures paper-based business forms, labels, and printed office products. It also provides print-related services, including print-on-demand services. The company was founded by Richard Robert Donnelley in 1864. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
ABM INDUSTRIES INCORPORATED (ABM)
ABM Industries Incorporated provides janitorial, parking, engineering, security, lighting, and mechanical services for commercial, industrial, institutional, and retail facilities in the United States and in British Columbia, Canada. Its janitorial services include floor cleaning and finishing, window washing, furniture polishing, carpet cleaning, and dusting, as well as other building cleaning services. These services are provided to commercial office buildings, industrial plants, financial institutions, retail stores, shopping centers, warehouses, airport terminals, health and educational facilities, stadiums and arenas, and government buildings. The company operates approximately 1,700 parking lots and garages, as well as off-airport parking facilities in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Houston, Texas; and Los Angeles and San Diego, California. It also operates 18 parking shuttle bus services. ABM provides security officers; investigative services; electronic monitoring of fire, life safety systems, and access control devices; and security consulting services to businesses. It provides facilities with on-site engineers to operate and maintain mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems utilizing in part computerized maintenance management systems. These services are provided to customers, such as office buildings, schools, computer centers, shopping malls, manufacturing facilities, museums, and universities. The company also provides relamping, fixture cleaning, energy retrofits, and lighting maintenance service. In addition, ABM installs, maintains, and repairs heating, ventilation, and air conditioning and refrigeration equipment; performs chemical water treatment; and provides energy conservation services for commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities. The company provides customers with streamlined, centralized control, and coordination of multiple facility service needs. ABM Industries Inc. was formerly known as American Building Maintenance Industries, Inc. ABM was founded in 1909 and is headquartered San Francisco, California.
REWARDS NETWORK INC (IRN)
Rewards Network, Inc. provides loyalty and rewards programs for restaurants and hotels through its registered credit card platform. Its loyalty rewards programs bring its participating merchants and members together by offering rewards in the form of savings and benefits to its members, who patronize its participating merchants, principally restaurants and hotels. Rewards Network primarily offers two plans for its participating restaurants, the Marketing Credits Program (MCP) plan and the Marketing Services Program (MSP) Plan. Under the MCP plan, the company purchases food and beverage credits from a participating restaurant and then market the participating restaurant to members, and offers its members benefits in the form of Cashback Rewards savings, frequent flier miles, and other currencies for dining at the participating restaurant. Under the MSP plan, the company provides marketing services to a participating restaurant by marketing that restaurant to members and offers its members Cashback Rewards savings, frequent flier miles, and other benefits for dining at the participating restaurant. As of December 31, 2004, it had approximately 10,514 restaurants, 11,321 hotels, and 3.8 million members participating in its rewards programs in the United States and Canada. The company was founded in 1963. It was formerly known as Transmedia Network, Inc. and changed its name to iDine Rewards Network, Inc. in 2002. iDine further changed its name to Rewards Network, Inc. in 2003. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Brady Corporation engages in the manufacture and marketing of identification solutions and specialty materials worldwide. Its products include facility and safety signs and identification tags and markers, pipe and valve markers, asset identification tags, lockout/tagout products, security and traffic control products, and printing systems and software for creating safety and regulatory software; wire and cable markers, labels, laboratory identification labels and printing systems, stand-alone printing systems, bar-code and other software, and automatic identification and data collection systems; and precision die-cut products for use in hard-disk drives, cellular phones, pagers, automobiles, and other personal communication products. The company also designs and produces various computer software packages, industrial thermal-transfer printers, and other electromechanical devices. It also sells various other products, such as automatic identification and data collection solutions and bar-code tags and labels to enable accurate tracking of manufacturing, warehousing, receiving, and shipping data; lettering and labeling systems, poster printers, laminators, and supplies to education and training markets; and hospital and clinical labels. The company primarily serves customers in general manufacturing, maintenance and safety, process industries, construction, electrical, telecommunications, electronics, laboratory/healthcare, airline/transportation, security/brand education, governmental, public utility, and various other industries. It markets and sells its products through multiple channels, including direct sales, distributors, mail-order-catalog marketing, retail, and electronic access through the Internet. Brady Corporation was founded in 1914 by William H. Brady and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
COLLECTORS UNIVERSE INC (CLCT)
Collectors Universe, Inc. provides value-added grading, authentication, and information services and products to dealers and collectors of collectibles, such as coins, sportscards, stamps, autographs, and sports and entertainment memorabilia. The company publishes authoritative price guides, rarity reports, and other collectible information. Collectors Universe provides Professional Coin Grading Service, a coin grading and authentication service; Professional Sports Authenticators, a sportscard grading and authentication service; PSA/DNA Authentication Services, an authentication service for vintage autographs in sports, historical, and entertainment markets; and Professional Stamp Experts, a stamp grading and authentication service in the United States. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, California.
Idearc, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides yellow and white page directories and related advertising products. It products include print yellow pages; print white pages; Superpages.com, an Internet yellow pages directory; and Superpages Mobile, an information directory for wireless subscribers, as well as Solutions at Hand' magazines and Solutions Direct advertising postcard packages. The company's yellow pages directories offer various advertising options, including listing, in-column advertising, and display advertising. Its Superpages.com is an online directory and search service that enables users to find local and national businesses, as well as compare goods and services before connecting with merchants across the United States. In addition, Idearc publishes Hispanic directories. As of December, 31, 2006, it published approximately 1,200 distinct directory titles, including 1,100 directory titles in its incumbent markets and 100 directory titles in independent markets. The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
HEARTLAND PAYMENT SYSTEMS INC (HPY)
Heartland Payment Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides bank card payment processing services to merchants in the United States. Its services involve facilitating the exchange of information and funds between merchants and cardholders' financial institutions; and providing end-to-end electronic payment processing services to merchants, including merchant set-up and training, transaction authorization and electronic draft capture, clearing and settlement, merchant accounting, merchant assistance and support, and risk management. The company also offers payroll processing, gift and loyalty programs, and paper check processing services, as well as sells and rents point-of-sale devices and supplies. It serves restaurants, brick and mortar retailers, lodging establishments, automotive repair shops, convenience and liquor stores, and professional service providers. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey.
ChoicePoint, Inc. provides identification and credential verification services. It operates through four groups: Insurance Services, Business Services, Government Services, and Marketing Services. The Insurance Services group offers claims history data, motor vehicle records, accident report records, credit information, and modeling services. It also provides policy rating and issuance software, and business outsourcing services. The company's Business Services group offers preemployment background screenings and drug testing administration services, public filing searches, vital record services, tenant screening services, credential verification, due diligence information, uniform commercial code searches and filings, authentication services, mortgage fraud credentialing services, and people and shareholder locator information services. Its Government Services group provides DNA identification services, public filing searches, credential verification, data visualization, analytics, and data integration services. The Marketing Services group provides direct marketing services, including data, analytics, teleservices, and database and campaign management services, as well as print, Web, and fulfillment services. The company offers its services to consumer finance companies, asset-based lenders, legal and professional service providers, law enforcement agencies, health care service providers, nonprofit organizations, consumers, Fortune 1000 corporations, insurance companies, financial institutions, and government agencies. ChoicePoint was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Alpharetta, Georgia.
WINMARK CORPORATION (WINA)
Winmark Corporation engages in the development, franchising, and operation of value oriented retail concepts for stores that buy, sell, trade, and consign used and new merchandise in the United States. It operates four franchised stores: Play It Again Sports, Once Upon a Child, Music Go Round, and Plato's Closet. The Play It Again Sports stores buy, sell, and trade used and new sporting goods, equipment, and accessories for various athletic activities, including hockey, wheeled sports, fitness, ski/snowboard, golf, and baseball/softball. The Once Upon a Child stores sell and buy used and new children's clothing, toys, furniture, and other accessories. The Music Go Round stores buy, sell, and consign used musical instruments, speakers, amplifiers, music-related electronics, and related accessories. The Plato's Closet stores buy and sell clothing and accessories for teens and young adults. As of June 25, 2005, the company operated 797 franchise and retail stores, including 404 Play It Again Sports, 210 Once Upon A Child, 142 Plato's Closet, and 41 Music Go Round stores. The company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Winmark Capital Corporation, engages in the middle-market equipment leasing business, which covers high-technology equipment, such as computers, telecommunications equipment, point-of-sale systems, and other business-essential equipment. In addition, the company, through its other subsidiary, Winmark Business Solutions, Inc., engages in the small-ticket leasing business, which covers business essential assets, including computers, telecommunications equipment, car wash equipment, production equipment, and other equipment. The company markets its leasing services directly to end-users and indirectly through business alliances, as well as through vendors of equipment, software, value-added services, and consulting services. Winmark was incorporated in 1988 and is headquartered in Golden Valley, Minnesota.
UNIFIRST CORPORATION (UNF)
UniFirst Corporation provides workplace uniforms and protective clothing in the United States. The company designs, manufactures, rents, cleans, delivers, and sells various uniforms and protective clothing, including shirts, pants, jackets, coveralls, jumpsuits, lab coats, smocks, and aprons. It also rents industrial wiping products, floor mats, facility service products, and other nongarment items, as well as provides first aid cabinet services and other safety supplies. In addition, UniFirst Corporation decontaminates and cleans work clothes that are exposed to radioactive materials; and services special cleanroom protective wear. The company offers its products and services to automobile service centers and dealers, delivery services, food and general merchandise retailers, food processors and service operations, light manufacturers, maintenance facilities, restaurants, service companies, soft and durable goods wholesalers, and transportation companies. As of August 27, 2005, the company served approximately 190,000 customer locations in the United States, Canada, and Europe. UniFirst Corporation was founded in 1936 and is based in Wilmington, Massachusetts.
FAIR ISAAC AND COMPANY INCORPORATED (FIC)
Fair Isaac Corporation, along with its subsidiaries, provides analytic, software, and data management products and services to automate and improve decisions. The company operates in four segments: Strategy Machine Solutions, Scoring Solutions, Professional Services, and Analytic Software Tools. The Strategy Machine Solutions segment provides enterprise decision management applications for marketing, account origination, customer management, fraud, collections and debt recovery, mortgage lending, and review and repricing of medical bills; and myFICO.com Web site, a source for consumers to obtain their FICO scores and credit reports from the U.S. credit reporting agencies. The Scoring Solutions segment develops FICO scores that are used by credit card organizations, as well as mortgage and auto loan originators to prescreen solicitation candidates to evaluate applicants for new credit and review existing accounts. It makes these scores available through credit reporting agencies in the United States. The Professional Services segment provides solution and technology consulting, systems integration, data management, business strategy consulting, industry consulting, strategy science, predictive science, and fraud consulting services. The Analytic Software Tools segment provides software tools for rules management, model development, and data-driven strategy design. It serves banks, credit reporting agencies, credit card processing agencies, insurers, retailers, telecommunications providers, healthcare organizations, pharmaceutical companies, and government agencies. The company markets its products through direct sales organization, alliance partners, and other resellers in the United States; and through subsidiary sales organizations, resellers, and independent distributors outside the United States. Fair Isaac was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Viad Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides various services that address the needs of trade show organizers and exhibitors, as well as travel and recreation services in the United States and Canada. The company primarily operates in three segments: GES, Exhibitgroup, and Travel and Recreation Services. The GES segment provides exhibition and event services, which include show planning and production; floor plan design and layout; decorating, graphics, and signage; and furniture, carpet and fixture procurement, and rental. It offers these services to various show organizers, including venues, trade associations, and show management companies. This segment also provides exhibit design, construction, refurbishment, storage, and rental services, including related show services, such as logistics and transportation; material handling, electrical, plumbing, rigging and cleaning; and exhibit installation and dismantling. The Exhibitgroup segment engages in custom design and construction of convention and trade show exhibits and displays for corporate customers. This segment also refurbishes and leases exhibits; designs and builds kiosks and permanent displays; and provides exhibit transportation, installation, dismantling, and warehousing services. The Travel and Recreation Services segment provides tourism services in the Canadian Rockies in Alberta and in other parts of Western Canada. This segment manages The Banff Gondola and Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer tours; provides motorcoach services; offers charter and package tours, and other sightseeing services; and hotel operations and travel agencies. It also operates four historic lodges and three motor inns, and provides food and beverage operations, retail operations, and tour and transportation services in and around Glacier National Park in Montana and Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta, Canada. The company is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.
HARBOR ACQUISITION CORPORATION (HAC)
Harbor Acquisition Corporation does not have significant operations. It intends to acquire, through a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, or other business combination with an operating business in the consumer or industrial product sectors. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.
Traffix, Inc. operates as an online database marketing company that uses its online media network to generate leads, customers, and sales for its corporate client's product and service offerings. The company operates in three segments: E-commerce, Off-line Marketing Services, and LEC Billed Products and Services. E-Commerce segment markets third party products and services on its Web sites, through email and search engine marketing campaigns, and also from sales of memberships to online dating service. Off-Line Marketing Services segment offers telemarketing services used for the acquisition of long distance and wireless phone customers for various phone service providers. LEC Billed Products segment markets telecommunications-related products and services to consumers. Its services include iMatchup.com, an online dating site; ClickHelp, a computer technical support service; and TXNet/WorldWebAccess, its Internet service provider, voice over Internet protocol, and email products. The company operates principally in the United States. Traffix was organized in 1993. It was formerly known as Quintel Entertainment, Inc. and changed its name to Quintel Communications, Inc. in 1998 and further to Traffix, Inc. in 2000. The company is based in Pearl River, New York.
ELECTRONIC CLEARING HOUSE INC (ECHO)
Electronic Clearing House, Inc. operates as an electronic payment processor, providing for the payment processing needs of merchants, banks, and collection agencies in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Bankcard and Transaction Processing Services and Check-Related Products. Bankcard and Transaction Processing Services segment offers debit and credit card payment processing, including Internet processing and batch file processing services. Check-Related Products segment provides check guarantee, check verification, electronic check conversion, check re-presentment, and check collection services. The company also offers other services, such as proprietary software and hardware in a comprehensive system for credit card authorization, capture and compilation of compensation data, and management of rental equipment information. It sells its services through various marketing channels, including independent sales organizations, internal sales force, and direct merchant referrals by existing merchants, as well as through a direct online sales channel, MerchantAmerica. The company has strategic relationship with First Regional Bank. Electronic Clearing House was incorporated in 1981 under the name Bio Recovery Technology, Inc. and changed its name to Electronic Clearing House, Inc. in 1986, pursuant to the acquisition of a credit card processing company, Electronic Financial Systems, Inc. The company is headquartered in Camarillo, California.
FIRST ADVANTAGE CORPORATION (FADV)
First Advantage Corporation provides risk mitigation and business solutions in the United States. It operates through six segments: Lender Services, Data Services, Dealer Services, Employer Services, Multifamily Services, and Investigative and Litigation Support Services. The Lender Services segment offers credit reporting solutions to lenders for mortgage and home equity needs. The Data Services segment provides transportation credit reporting, motor vehicle record reporting, fleet management, supply chain theft and damage mitigation consulting, consumer location, criminal records reselling, subprime credit reporting, and consumer credit reporting services. The Dealer Services segment serves the automotive dealer marketplace by delivering consolidated consumer credit reports, credit automation software, and development services. The Employer Services segment delivers global employment background verifications, occupational health services, tax credits and incentives programs, and other business tax consulting services to support organization's human resource functions. The Multifamily Services segment includes resident screening and software services. Its resident screening services include criminal background and eviction searches, credit reporting, employment verification, and lease performance and payment histories. The Investigative and Litigation Support Services segment offers surveillance services, field interviews, computer forensics, electronic discovery, due diligence reports, and other investigations. The company is headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida. First Advantage Corporation is a subsidiary of The First American Corporation.
CINTAS CORPORATION (CTAS)
Cintas Corporation provides specialized services to various businesses in North America. It operates through two segments, Rentals and Other Services. The Rentals segment designs and manufactures corporate identity uniforms, which it rents to its customers. This segment also sells and rents other items, including entrance mats, shop towels, and restroom supplies. The Other Services segment engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of uniforms to its customers, as well as the sale of ancillary products and services. These products and services include restroom supplies, first aid products and services, document management services, and cleanroom supplies. Cintas serves small service manufacturing companies and other corporations. The company was founded in 1968 by Richard T. Farmer and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
ANGELICA CORPORATION (AGL)
Angelica Corporation provides textile rental and linen management services principally to healthcare institutions in metropolitan areas of the United States. The company rents and cleans bed linens, towels, patient gowns, surgical scrubs, surgical linens, and surgical packs, as well as mops, mats, and other dust control products. It also offers colored linen programs, scrub security programs, and just-in-time linen cart exchange programs. The company offers its services to hospitals, long term care facilities, surgery centers, medical clinics, dental offices, and other medical providers. In addition, Angelica provides general linen services to restaurants, hotels, and motels. Angelica Corporation was founded in 1878 and is based in Chesterfield, Missouri.
SYNNEX Corporation operates as an information technology products (IT) supply chain services company. It offers a range of services to IT original equipment manufacturers and software publishers, and reseller customers worldwide. The company's supply chain services include product distribution, related logistics, contract assembly, and demand generation marketing. SYNNEX offers a variety of supply chain and logistics services, such as outsourced fulfillment services, virtual distribution, and direct shipments to end users. It also distributes a range of IT products, such as IT systems, peripherals, system components, and software and networking equipment to various customers, including value-added resellers, system integrators, retailers, and direct resellers. The company's contract assembly operations include building IT systems, such as personal computers, workstations, and servers. SYNNEX primarily operates in North and Latin America, Asia, and Europe. The company was founded in 1980 by Robert Huang. It was formerly known as COMPAC Microelectronics, Inc. and changed its name to SYNNEX Information Technologies, Inc. in 1994. Further, the name was changed to SYNNEX Corporation in 2003. SYNNEX is headquartered in Fremont, California. SYNNEX Corporation is approximately 71% owned by MiTAC International Corporation and its affiliates, as of November 30, 2004.
IKON OFFICE SOLUTIONS INC (IKN)
IKON Office Solutions, Inc. delivers integrated document management solutions and systems to manage document workflow. The company offers a range of products and services, including an array of digital copiers, multifunction products, printers, fax machines, digital duplicators, and print controllers for network and production copying and printing. It also offers enterprise services; professional services, such as installation, configuration, and connectivity of digital network devices, as well as end user training application customization; customer services; and managed services, including facilities management, legal document services, and business document services. IKON's customers primarily include large and small businesses, professional firms, and municipal and government agencies. It has operations worldwide, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe. IKON was incorporated in 1952 and is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania.
PDI, Inc. provides outsourced sales and marketing services to the biopharmaceutical, and medical device and diagnostics industries. The company operates in three segments: Sales Services, Marketing Services, and PDI Products Group. The Sales Services segment focuses on product detailing and clinical education, which involves a representative meeting face-to-face with targeted physicians and other healthcare decision makers to provide a technical review of the product being promoted. The Marketing Services segment provides medical education and promotional communications to the biopharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics industries. It provides integrated advocacy development, accredited continuing medical education, promotions, and publication services. In addition, the Marketing Services segment offers pharmaceutical marketing research services, including studies to identify, profile, positioning, message, execution, implementation, and post implementation for a product. The PDI Products Group segment sources biopharmaceutical products in the United States through licensing, copromotion, acquisition, or integrated commercialization services arrangements. PDI, Inc. is headquartered in Saddle River, New Jersey.
COMPUTER PROGRAMS AND SYSTEMS INC (CPSI)
Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. engages in the design, development, marketing, installation, and support of computerized information technology systems for small and midsize hospitals in the United States. It provides enterprise-wide clinical management, access management, patient financial management, health information management, strategic decision support, resource planning management, and enterprise application integration solutions to healthcare organizations. The company also provides other information technology solutions, including outsourcing, remote hosting, networking technologies, and other related services. Computer Programs and Systems' compliant medical information systems and services collect, process, retain, and report data in the primary functional areas of a hospital, including patient care, clinical processing, and administration and accounting areas. Its customers include acute care community hospitals and small specialty hospitals. The company's enterprise-wide system automates the management of clinical and financial data across the primary functional areas of a hospital. Computer Programs and Systems was co-founded by Dennis P. Wilkins and M. Kenny Muscat in 1979. The company is headquartered in Mobile, Alabama.
HOME SOLUTIONS OF AMERICA INC (HSOA)
Home Solutions of America, Inc. provides restoration, construction, and interior services to commercial and residential properties in the United States. It operates through two segments, Restoration and Construction Services, and Interior Services. The Restoration and Construction Services segment provides recovery services, including initial set up services in an impacted area; and drying, dehumidification, cleanup, and removal of debris from commercial and residential areas. Its construction services include providing services to specialized building markets, including hospitality and gaming, insurance, education, and healthcare markets. This segment also provides fire and water damage restoration services; and indoor air contamination services, including contamination from mold, asbestos, and lead paint. In addition, it offers cleaning and fabric protection services to protect furniture, carpet, and draperies from stains and daily wear; and air duct cleaning services to remove particulate material from heating and air conditioning systems. The Interior Services segment manufactures and installs cabinets and countertops, including custom marble and granite countertops installation for residential customers. This segment also provides granite fabrication and installation services to the residential and multifamily markets. The company was incorporated in 1998. It was formerly known as U.S. Industrial Services, Inc. and changed its name to Nextgen Communications Corporation in February 2002. Further, it changed its name to Home Solutions of America, Inc. in December 2002. Home Solutions of America is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
MONEYGRAM INTERNATIONAL INC (MGI)
MoneyGram International, Inc. operates as a payment services company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Global Funds Transfer and Payment Systems. The Global Funds Transfer segment provides money transfer services, money orders, and bill payment services to its consumers. The Payment Systems segment provides financial institutions with payment processing services, primarily official check outsourcing services and money orders for sale to their customers. Its customers primarily comprise financial institutions, and thrifts and credit unions. The company offers its products and services to consumers and businesses through its network of agents and its financial institution customers. The various products and services it offers enable consumers to make payments and to transfer money worldwide. MoneyGram International was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Quebecor World, Inc. operates as a commercial print media services company worldwide. It offers a range of printed products and related communication services, such as magazines, retail inserts and circulars, catalogs, specialty printing and direct mail, books, directories, premedia, logistics, and other services. It offers print communication services primarily to book and magazine publishers, retailers, catalogers, telephone companies, and direct mail customers. The company operates in the United States, Canada, France, the United Kingdom, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Mexico, and India. Quebecor World is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.
COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGIES INC (CTT)
Competitive Technologies, Inc. and its subsidiary provide patent and technology transfer, licensing, and commercialization services worldwide. It commercializes life, electronic, physical, and nano science technologies invented by various individuals, corporations, and universities. Life sciences include medical testing, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, biotechnologies, medical devices, and other medical or biological applications. Physical sciences include chemical, display, and environmental applications. Electronics include communications, semiconductors, Internet related, e-commerce, and consumer electronics applications. Nanotechnologies deal with the manipulation of microscopic particles into useful arrangements, and smart or novel materials. The company was established in 1968 and is based in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Cadiz, Inc. operates as a land and water resource management company in the United States. The company involves in groundwater storage and supply, and water-conserving irrigation. Its properties are primarily located in eastern San Bernardino County, California totaling approximately 45,000 acres. Its two of the three properties are located in proximity to the Colorado River Aqueduct, which is the source of imported water for southern California. The third property is located near the Colorado River. Its land properties are underlain by groundwater resources for various applications, including water storage and supply programs and agricultural, municipal, recreational, and industrial development. Cadiz was co-founded by Keith Brackpool and Mark A. Liggett in 1983. The company is based in Los Angeles, California.
APAC CUSTOMER SERVICES INC (APAC)
APAC Customer Services, Inc. and its subsidiaries provide customer interaction solutions for customers in the communications, financial services, health care, logistics, publishing, insurance, and travel and hospitality industries. The company develops and delivers customer care and customer acquisition programs. Its customer care services include customer relationship management solutions, including inbound customer services, customer retention, direct mail response, help' line support, and customer order processing. These services involve the receipt, identification, and routing of calls from a client's customers or prospects to the appropriate APAC customer service representative. The company's customer acquisition services involve an APAC sales representative's calling a consumer or business prospect to offer the clients' products or services. As of February 9, 2005, the company maintained 24 customer interaction centers. APAC was founded in 1973 by Theodore G. Schwartz and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.
PLATO LEARNING INC (TUTR)
PLATO Learning, Inc. provides computer-based and e-learning instruction software and related services worldwide. It offers curricula in reading, writing, math, science, social studies, and life and job skills. The company also provides online assessment and accountability solutions and standards-based professional development services. The company's PLATO learning system offers approximately 6,000 hours of objective-based, problem-solving courseware, as well as assessment, alignment, and curriculum management tools to create standards-based curricula that facilitate learning and school improvement. It markets its products and services to K-12 schools, colleges, job training programs, correctional institutions, military education programs, corporations, and individuals. The company delivers its products through networks, CD-ROM, the Internet, and private intranets. The company has offices primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. It also operates through international distributors in Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, and the United Arab Emirates. PLATO Learning was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota.
INNOTRAC CORPORATION (INOC)
Innotrac Corporation provides order processing, order fulfillment, and call center services to large corporations that outsource these functions. The company offers a range of fulfillment services, such as warehouse management technology, automated shipping solutions, inventory tracking and order status, purchasing and inventory management, channel development, zone skipping for shipment cost reduction, product sourcing and procurement, packaging solutions, back-order management, and returns management. It also provides various customer support services that comprise inbound call center services, technical support and order status, returns and refunds processing, call centers integrated into fulfillment platform, cross-sell/up-sell services, collaborative chat, and e-mail response. As of March 31, 2005, Innotrac operated eight fulfillment centers and two call centers in six cities in the continental United States. It primarily offers services to the telecommunications industry; retail, catalog, and direct marketing companies; and business-to-business clients. Innotrac was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
CHAMPION INDUSTRIES INC (CHMP)
Champion Industries, Inc. supplies commercial printing and office products, as well as offers furniture in regional markets in the United States, east of the Mississippi River. The company engages in the printing of business cards; letterhead; envelopes; and one, two, or three color brochures; process of color manufacturing of brochures, posters, advertising sheets, and catalogues; die cutting and foil stamping; and bindery services, including trimming, collating, folding, and stitching the final product. It also engages in forms printing, encompassing roll-to-roll computer forms, checks, invoices, purchase orders, and similar forms in single-part, multipart, continuous, and snap-out formats; tag manufacturing; and high volume process color Web-printing of brochures and catalogs. Champion Industries provides its customers with a range of office supplies, such as file folders, paper products, pens and pencils, computer paper, and laser cartridges; and furniture, including budget and middle price range desks, chairs, file cabinets, and computer furniture. The company also offers design services that include space planning, purchasing, and installation of office furniture, as well as the management of design projects. It sells its products directly to various customers with a focus on manufacturers, institutions, financial services companies, and professional firms. Champion Industries was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Huntington, West Virginia.
WNS (HOLDINGS) LIMITED (WNS)
WNS (Holdings) Limited provides offshore business process outsourcing services. The company's services include data, voice, and analytical services. It provides reservation, customer service, Web support, revenue accounting, audit and recovery, fare construction, and fare filling services to travel industry. The company also provides mortgage/loan processing; life, property, health, and casualty insurance processing; and financial advisory services to banking, financial services, and insurance industries. In addition, it provides enterprise services that focus on finance and accounting, human resource, and supply chain management; and knowledge services, which focus on market, business and financial research, and analytical services for manufacturing, logistics, retail, utilities, and professional services industries. WNS (holdings) has operations in India, Sri Lanka, and the United Kingdom, and serves clients across Europe, North America, and Asia. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.
CLAYTON HOLDINGS INC (CLAY)
Clayton Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a suite of outsourced services, mortgage-related analytics, and specialized consulting services for buyers and sellers of, and investors in, mortgage-related loans and securities, and other debt instruments. Its services include transaction management, which consist of due diligence and mortgage processing services for buyers of mortgage loans; professional staffing; compliance products and services; credit risk management and surveillance services; and specialized loan servicing services. It provides credit risk management and surveillance services to mortgage-backed security (MBS) underwriters, issuers, and investors. These services consist of oversight and reporting on predominantly residential nonagency mortgage-backed securities. The company's special servicing activities facilitate the management of subperforming and nonperforming loans. Clayton Holdings clients include capital markets firms; banks and lending institutions, including MBS issuers/dealers; mortgage and bond insurance companies; and fixed income investors primarily in the United States. The company was founded in 1990. Clayton Holdings is headquartered in Shelton, Connecticut with additional offices in Denver, Colorado; Tampa, Florida; Dallas, Texas; Irving, Texas; Costa Mesa, California; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Indianapolis, Indiana.
INPLAY TECHNOLOGIES INC (NPLA)
InPlay Technologies, Inc. engages in the marketing and licensing of various proprietary technologies. It commercializes a patented design for electronic switches, such as pushbuttons, rotary dials, and mouse/cursor controls that are used to operate or control products in various commercial and consumer applications. The company's switch applications based on its patented magnetic-based technologies include the PushGate, thiNcoder, and MagnaMouse. The Duraswitch PushGate switch consists of up to five bonded micro-thin layers of material that measure less than 1/10th of an inch. The Duraswitch thiNcoder resembles a volume control knob on a car radio or a selector knob on a washing machine, which is integrated on a flex-circuit. The Duraswitch MagnaMouse is an omni-directional switch that works by using a disc-shaped actuator held by magnetic attraction. InPlay Technologies licenses its technologies to switch manufacturers and other original equipment manufacturers worldwide, to produce switches for devices in various industries, including elevator, beverage dispensing, energy management, test and measurement, medical, point-of-sale, appliance, vending machine, gaming, recreational marine, industrial automation, health and fitness, restaurant equipment, gas pump, mass transit, computer, lighting and sound, aerospace, and industrial controls. The company was formerly known as Duraswitch Industries, Inc. and changed its name to InPlay Technologies, Inc. in June 2005. InPlay Technologies is headquartered in Mesa, Arizona.
AMERICAN REPROGRAPHICS COMPANY (ARP)
American Reprographics Company operates as a reprographics company providing business-to-business document management services in the United States. Its reprographics services include digital management and reproduction of construction documents or other graphics-related material, and the corresponding finishing and distribution services. The company's business-to-business services include document management, document distribution and logistics, and print-on-demand. It also offers reprographics equipment and supplies, and licenses a suite of reprographics technology products, including internet-based applications for the independent reprographers. The company serves architectural, engineering, and construction industry, as well as technology, financial services, retail, entertainment, and food and hospitality industries. American Reprographics is headquartered in Glendale, California.
Getty Images, Inc. provides imagery and related services to businesses worldwide. The company offers a range of visual content, including creative or stock imagery that include still and moving images; editorial photography, which comprises news, sports, entertainment, and archival imagery; illustrations; and related services. It also provides assignment services, such as photographing executives for an annual report, producing product shots for a brochure, and documenting a news event. The company serves various customers, including creative customers, such as advertising and design agencies; editorial customers that include publishing and media companies; corporate customers, such as in-house advertising groups and corporate marketing departments; and film customers, including film and broadcast production companies in approximately 100 counties. Getty Images provides products through its Website, company-operated offices, and a network of delegates. The company was founded by Mark Getty and Jonathan Klein in 1995, and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Getty Images, Inc. acquired Digital Vision Limited in April 2005.
ACCESS INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGIES INC (AIXD)
Access Integrated Technologies, Inc. provides managed storage, electronic delivery and software services, and technology solutions for owners and distributors of digital content to movie theaters and other venues in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Media Services and Data Center Services. The Media Services segment consists of two units, Digital Media Delivery Services (DMS), and Exhibition and Distribution Management Software. DMS unit stores and distributes digital content to movie theaters and other venues having digital projection equipment; provides satellite-based broadband video, data, and Internet transmission, encryption management, video network origination and management services, and a virtual booking center to outsource the booking and scheduling of satellite and fiber networks; and provides forensic recovery services for content owners, as well as Digital Express e-Courier Services, a proprietary software for digital media delivery. Exhibition and Distribution Management Software unit develops and licenses software to the motion picture distribution and exhibition industries; provides services as an application service provider; offers software enhancements and consulting services; and provides software for in-theatre management of movies and other content. Data Center Services segment provides services through its three Internet data centers (IDC), including the licensing of data center space; provision of power and data connections to other businesses; and the installation of equipment. This segment also provides information technology consulting services and managed network monitoring services through its network command center. As of March 31, 2006, Access Integrated operated three IDCs, including one in New Jersey and two in New York City. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey.
ICT Group, Inc. provides outsourced business services solutions. It offers a mix of sales, service, marketing, and business services outsourcing solutions, which include customer care and retention, inbound and outbound sales and customer acquisition, cross-selling/up-selling, and technical support/help desk services, as well as market research, database marketing, data capture/collection, email management, collections, and other back-office business processing services. In addition, it also offers a suite of customer relationship management technologies on a hosted basis, for use by clients at their own in-house facilities, or on a co-sourced basis, in conjunction with its Web-enabled customer contact centers. These include automatic call distribution voice processing, interactive voice response and advanced speech recognition, voice over internet protocol, contact management, automated email management and processing, sales force and marketing automation, interactive voice response services, alert notification, and Web self-help, for the delivery of customer care in a multichannel environment. ICT manages customer contact centers in the United States, Ireland, the U.K., Canada, Australia, Mexico, Barbados, and the Philippines from which it supports domestic and multinational corporations and institutions, primarily in the financial, insurance, telecommunications, healthcare, information technology, media, and energy services industries. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Newtown, Pennsylvania.
Debt Resolve, Inc., a development stage company, provides an Internet-based bidding system for the collection of past due consumer debt. It offers DebtResolve system, which enable its creditor clients to settle and collect defaulted consumer debts online. The company's DebtResolve system consists of a suite of service modules that include DR Settle, which allows debtors to make bids on what they can pay against their total overdue balances; DR Pay for online payments; DR Control for system administration; DR Mail, an email methodology; DR Prevent for early stage collections treatments; and DR Default for collection of defaulted mortgages and automobile loans. In addition, Debt Resolve engages in the business of purchasing and collecting debt. It serves banks and other credit originators, credit card issuers, third-party collection agencies, government agencies, telecommunication companies, and utilities, as well as assignees and buyers of charged-off consumer debt. The company was founded in 1997. It was formerly known as Lombardia Acquisition Corp. and changed its name to Debt Resolve, Inc. in 2003. Debt Resolve, Inc. is headquartered in White Plains, New York.
Varsity Group, Inc. operates as an online retailer of textbooks and educational materials to private middle and high schools, small colleges, and distance and continuing education markets in the United States. The company, through eduPartners, a program serving schools directly, offers educational institutions an eCommerce solution that enables them to outsource traditional school bookstore operations and sell textbooks and learning materials directly to parents and students via Web site. As of march 31, 2005, the company had approximately 345 educational institutions as members of its eduPartners program. Varsity Group was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Washington, D.C.