Monthly Archives: August 2015

$6.7 Million Dollars Spent And 8,000 Attendees Expected At Ambit Energy Conference

Ambit Energy is lighting up more than Dallas’ bulbs. Its annual convention, being held Sept. 2 to Sept. 5, is brightening up the city’s coffers.
According to the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau, Ambit’s ninth annual AMBITION conference have a $6.7 million impact to the local economy as the direct-selling energy company brings consultants from 14 states to Texas for the event.
DCVB said the number came from criteria including anticipated spending by conference participants, meeting planners and exhibitors; local, state and federal taxes generated by the event; and total hotel room nights sold for the event.
DCVB broke down its $6.7 million figure for the Dallas Business Journal. Roughly 8,000 attendees are expected to attend the conference. Between them, they are expected to rack up around $3.79 million in direct spending and $2.96 million in indirect and


The Carlyle Group To Acquire Blyth In $98 Million Deal

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and Blyth, Inc. (NYSE: BTH), a direct-to-consumer manufacturer and seller of candles and home fragrance products, today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which The Carlyle Group will acquire all of Blyth’s outstanding shares of common stock in a transaction valuing Blyth at $98 million, equating to $6.00 per share, which represents a premium of approximately 105 percent over the closing price of Blyth common stock on Friday, August 28, 2015 and a premium of 65 percent over Blyth’s 30-day average share price as of such date.
The transaction has been unanimously approved by Blyth’s board of directors and will be completed by means of a tender offer followed by a merger.
Under the terms of the definitive agreement, an affiliate of The Carlyle Group will commence


Industry Leader Aileen P. Galera Joins Total Life Changes

Born and raised in her native Philippines, Aileen P. Galera has made a quite impact in the MLM industry. She came to the United States in 1990 with next to nothing, except her character, drive and a glimpse of the “American Dream”. She went to work wherever she could find it. These jobs included fast food server, cleaning staff, and later as an employee in the corporate world.
She put everything she knew into trying to make a better life for herself, even earning a Business Degree during nights and weekends while working fulltime during the day. There was just one problem. The “American Dream” does not work for people like Aileen in traditional corporate America. Aileen wanted to secure her financial freedom and spend more time with her family.
She began looking