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Diversified Royalty Corp. Provides a Business Update

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Diversified Royalty Corp. (TSX: DIV and DIV.DB) (the “Corporation” or “DIV”) is providing an update on the businesses of its royalty partners.

Mr. Lube

Mr. Lube Canada Limited Partnership’s (“Mr. Lube”) business has continued to stabilize since provinces started easing the restrictions put in place to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and Canadians began driving more. Mr. Lube has been proactive in enacting measures to support franchisee cash flow, including negotiating rent deferrals and concessions, suspending marketing contributions, arranging for improved payment terms with suppliers and promoting government sponsored initiatives. Further, all Mr. Lube locations have resumed normal operating hours, and Mr. Lube has advised DIV that marketing activities are ramping up. Mr. Lube generated same-store-sales-growth (“SSSG”) for the Mr. Lube stores in the royalty pool of 1.1% in July 2020 and -0.5% in August 2020, compared to SSSG of -12.5% for … Read More

Compass Diversified Appoints Katie Melzer as Managing Director and Head of Business Development

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WESTPORT, Conn., Sep 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
WESTPORT, Conn., Sept. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Compass Diversified Holdings, doing business as Compass Diversified (NYSE: CODI) (“CODI” or the “Company”), an owner of leading middle market businesses, today announced the appointment of Katie Melzer as Managing Director and Head of Business Development. Ms. Melzer will work closely with CODI’s investment team to develop and maintain relationships with intermediaries across the country and work with CODI’s existing subsidiaries to foster growth through opportunistic acquisitions.

Prior to joining CODI, Ms. Melzer spent more than 15 years at Robert W. Baird & Co. (“Baird”), most recently serving as a Director in the Consumer Investment Banking group. In this role, she worked with private equity firms and multinational companies on sell-side, buy-side and financing transactions, gaining significant cross-border transaction

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