Main Street Capital, Bain Capital Specialty Finance and Newtek Business Services

For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – November 18, 2021 – Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses SBIC and Commercial Finance, including Main Street Capital Corporation MAIN, Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. BCSF and Newtek Business Services Corp. NEWT.


The Zacks SBIC & Commercial Finance industry is bearing the brunt of a low interest rate environment and subsequent rise in prepayments. These are likely to continue hurting the industry players’ profitability to some extent.

However, regulatory changes and robust economic growth are expected to aid the industry in the coming days. Stimulus packages have supported the firms in which these companies invest, thereby aiding credit quality. Hence, a few industry players like Main Street CapitalBain Capital Specialty Finance and Newtek Business Services are likely to benefit from these favorable developments.

About the Industry

The Zacks SBIC & Commercial Finance industry comprises companies that provide finance to small and

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Mark Zuckerberg caught using Signal secure chat app, main competitor of Facebook-owned WhatsApp: report

A hack of millions of Facebook users’ data has revealed that the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg uses the secure messaging app Signal, one of the main competitors of the Facebook-owned WhatsApp.

Dave Walker, a cybersecurity researcher, discovered that Zuckerberg was among more than 533 million Facebook users whose information was leaked in the 2019 hack, Mashable reported.

“In another turn of events, Mark Zuckerberg also respects his own privacy, by using a chat app that has end-to-end encryption and isn’t owned by @facebook,” Walker tweeted, along with a photo of Zuckerberg’s redacted phone number, which he linked to a Signal account.


Signal, one of WhatsApp’s main competitors, is an encrypted messaging app, meaning that the company cannot access any messages or calls made by users on the app.

After the news broke of Zuckerberg’s supposed use of

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U.S. Financial Services Cyber Security Market- What Are The Main Factors That Contributing Towards Industry Growth?

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Oct 05, 2020 (AmericaNewsHour) —
This cyber security market report focuses on the U.S. financial services demand side of cyber security products, systems & services. It is based on hundreds of interviews with financial institutions’ cyber security customers, CEOs, CISOs and CIOs as well as cyber security industry executives and world-class experts.

The surge and sophistication of “successful” cyber crimes against the U.S. financial services enterprises, major retail chains, and banks during 2013-2015, when over 600 million customers’ bank records and payment cards were compromised, shook the board rooms of the U.S. financial institutions.

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Considering the economic and business implications of cyber attacks, it has now become mandatory for the financial industry to significantly increase its investments in state-of-the-art cyber security technologies, solutions, and outsourced services to detect, prevent, analyze

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