Atlanta Investors Buy Controlling Share of Paladyne

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Two Atlanta-based investors agreed yesterday to buy a 70 percent interest in Paladyne Corp., whose major subsidiary Ecom provides outsourced telemarketing and customer support.


Investors William A. Goldstein and Glen H. Hammer, who jointly control Market Central Inc., will pay for the deal through a combination of cash and cancellation of loans, including a $125,000 loan made by Market Central to Jacksonville, NC-based Paladyne. The total value of the agreement was not disclosed.


Clients of Ecom, whose full company title is E-Commerce Support Centers Inc., include Lowe's, SurePay, Aramark, Crescent-Friedman Jewelers, Cox, Time-Warner and Earthlink.


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