Month: November 2015

Fitch Rates Massachusetts Educational Financing Auth, Issue I Ser 2015B (Federally Taxable)

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings rates Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) Education Loan Revenue Bonds, Issue I, Series 2015B (federally taxable) as follows: –$1,700,000, 2015B due 7/1/2017 ‘Asf’; Outlook Stable; –$1,600,000, 2015B due 1/1/2018 ‘Asf’; Outlook Stable; –$1,600,000, 2015B due 7/1/2018 ‘Asf’; Outlook Stable; –$1,700,000, 2015B due 1/1/2019 ‘Asf’; Outlook Stable; –$1,700,000, 2015B due 7/1/2019 ‘Asf’; …

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Fitch Places Various Tranches of Tobacco ABS on Rating Watch on Changes and Possible Input Errors

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings has placed 49 tranches of tobacco settlement asset-backed securities (ABS) on Rating Watch and revised two from Rating Watch Negative to Rating Watch Evolving in connection with an ongoing and comprehensive review of its entire tobacco settlement ABS portfolio. Fitch is taking these actions because of updated or corrected data, assumption …

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Fitch Releases Report on King County, WA

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings has published a report on King County, WA. The report is available at ‘www.fitchratings.com‘. Additional information is available at ‘www.fitchratings.com‘. King County, Washington https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=873715 Applicable Criteria Exposure Draft: U.S. Tax-Supported Rating Criteria (pub. 10 Sep 2015) https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=869942 Tax-Supported Rating Criteria (pub. 14 Aug 2012) https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=686015 U.S. Local Government Tax-Supported Rating Criteria …

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Intertape Polymer Group(R) Announces Appointment of New Board Member

MONTREAL, QUEBEC and SARASOTA, FLORIDA–(Marketwired – Nov. 30, 2015) – Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (TSX:ITP) (“IPG®” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Ms. Mary Pat Salomone as a new board member of the Company. Ms. Salomone is currently on the Board of Directors of TransCanada Corporation, where she serves on the Audit as …

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Colorado Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement

WEST KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Nov. 30, 2015) – NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. COLORADO RESOURCES LTD. (TSX VENTURE:CXO) (“Colorado” or the “Company”) announces that, subject to TSX Venture Exchange (“Exchange”) approval, it is undertaking a non-brokered private placement of up to 7,692,308 units in …

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Global High Income Fund Inc. — Distribution Characteristics for November 2015

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global High Income Fund Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE: GHI), a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company seeking high current income and secondarily, capital appreciation through investments primarily in securities of emerging market debt issuers, today announced its distribution characteristics for the month of November 2015. The following notice was sent to shareholders today: Global …

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LG Electronics (LGE) Licenses Rambus Cryptography Research’s CryptoManager Security Platform

Hardware root-of-trust enables in-manufacturing and remote in-field secure device configuration to protect data on mobile devices SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cryptography Research, the security division of Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS), today announced that LG Electronics (LGE), a global technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications, has licensed the CryptoManager™ security platform for its next-gen mobile …

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Canacol Energy Ltd. Delays Annual General Meeting Until 2016

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Nov. 30, 2015) – Canacol Energy Ltd. (“Canacol” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:CNE) (OTCQX:CNNEF) (BVC:CNEC) wishes to inform stakeholders that it intends to hold its next annual general meeting (“AGM”) on or before April 30, 2016. This delay in holding the AGM has been approved by the Toronto Stock Exchange, and arises from …

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Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. — Distribution Characteristics for November 2015

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE:SGL), a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company seeking a high level of current income as a primary objective and capital appreciation as a secondary objective through investments in US and foreign debt securities, today announced its distribution characteristics for the month of November 2015. The following …

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Fitch Affirms Xcel and Subs’ Ratings; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Issuer Default Rating (IDR) for Xcel Energy Inc. (Xcel) at ‘BBB+’. In addition, Fitch has affirmed the ‘A-‘ IDRs for Northern States Power Company-Minnesota (NSP-Minnesota), Northern States Power Company-Wisconsin (NSP-Wisconsin), and Public Service Company of Colorado (PSCo), and the ‘BBB’ IDR on Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS). The …

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Fort Dearborn Income Securities, Inc. – Reports Earnings

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fort Dearborn Income Securities, Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE:FDI), a closed-end management investment company seeking a stable stream of current income consistent with external interest rate conditions and a total return over time that is above what shareholders could receive by investing individually in the investment grade and long-term maturity sectors of the bond market, …

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American Tower Corporation to Hold Investor Day on December 10, 2015

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) announced today that it will hold an Investor Day on Thursday, December 10, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET in New York City. The live audio webcast link and accompanying presentations for the event will be available on the Company’s website, www.americantower.com. For additional information and registration …

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VSE Corporation Receives $59M in New Awards

ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VSE Corporation (NASDAQ: VSEC) reported today several awards received from October 1, 2015 to date totaling approximately fifty-nine million dollars ($59M). The recent awards include: Egyptian Navy In-Country Technical Assistance and SupportVSE will provide an In-Country Technical Assist Team (ICTAT) and Continental United States (CONUS) Project Management Team to provide technical, logistics, training, …

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Citizens Holding Company Increases Cash Dividend

PHILADELPHIA, Miss.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Citizens Holding Company (NASDAQ: CIZN) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.24 per share payable December 31, 2015, to shareholders of record as of December 15, 2015. “Today we are announcing our fourth quarter 2015 dividend of $0.24 per share,” said Greg L. McKee, President and Chief …

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Whiteknight Acquisitions III Inc. Announces Signing of the Definitive Agreement, Receipt of TSXV Conditional Approval, and Filing of Its Filing Statement

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 30, 2015) – NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE U.S. OR THROUGH U.S. NEWSWIRES Whiteknight Acquisitions III Inc. (“Whiteknight” or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:WKA.P), a capital pool company, is pleased to announce that it has received conditional approval from the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange“) for its Qualifying Transaction (as such term …

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Tasman Files Annual Report on Form 20-F

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Nov. 30, 2015) – Tasman Metals Ltd. (“Tasman” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:TSM)(FRANKFURT:T61)(NYSE MKT:TAS). Mr. Mark Saxon, President & CEO, announces that the Company has filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission its Annual Report on Form 20-F, containing audited consolidated financial statements for the fiscal year ended August …

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Sleep Country Canada Announces $185 Million Secondary Offering

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 30, 2015) – THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFERING OF THE SECURITIES DESCRIBED HEREIN Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. (“Sleep Country” or the “Company”) (TSX:ZZZ) announced today that Birch Hill Feather LP, Birch …

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