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Alleghany Capital Corporation Announces

NEW YORK, NY, July 6, 2016 – Alleghany Capital Corporation (“Alleghany Capital”), a subsidiary of Alleghany Corporation, today announced that its subsidiary, Jazwares, LLC (“Jazwares”), a leading toy and consumer electronics company, through an affiliate, has acquired the musical products business of First Act Inc. (“First Act”).  Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, First Act designs, markets, and supplies musical products, instruments, and accessories for children and young adults under the First Act™ and First Act Discovery™ brands, as well as a broad array of licensed properties. Judd Zebersky, Chief Executive Officer and President of Jazwares, commented, “First Act has a leading...

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New “Dora Rocks” Spot Airs on Nickelodeon

First Act Products Featured in New “Dora Rocks” Commercial on Nick Two First Act products are featured in a new commercial for Target’s Dora Rocks collection. Our Dora Rocks keyboard and tambourine appear in the spot, which shows a young girl rocking out with her Dora musical products. The spot is currently airing on Nickelodeon and online.

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First Act Endorsee Adam Levine To Host SNL

New York, NY – Maroon 5 frontman and The Voice coach Adam Levine makes his Saturday Night Live hosting debut on January 26th, 2013. Levine has previously appeared on SNL as a musical guest, but this will be his first time as host.

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