Month: January 2016

Northview Apartment REIT Opens Cobble Hill, Newest Rental Community in Airdrie, Alberta

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Jan. 29, 2016) – Northview Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:NVU.UN) (“Northview”) officially opened Cobble Hill, their newest rental community, on Friday, January 29. Cobble Hill is located in Airdrie, Alberta, just north of Calgary and is Northview’s first major entry into the Calgary and area market. “At Northview, we’re passionate about …

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CMUV Bancorp Announces Community Valley Bank’s 2015 Financial Results

EL CENTRO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CMUV Bancorp, the holding company for Community Valley Bank is pleased to announce record pre-tax earnings of $1,648,000 for the year ending 12/31/2015. This represents a 350% increase over 2014 pre-tax earnings. A very strong Fourth Quarter helped fuel new highs in interest income, loans, and deposits. Total assets as of 12/31/15 …

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Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico Announces Successful Conclusion of Second Issuance of Bond Certificates in Mexico for Ps. 1.1 Billion

GUADALAJARA, Jalisco, Mexico–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:PAC) (BMV:GAP) (“the Company” or “GAP”) announced that today it successfully completed the issuance of 11 million long-term bond certificates in Mexico at a nominal value of Ps. 100 each, for a total value of Ps. 1.1 billion. This issuance is the first reopening of …

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Fura Emeralds Inc.: Update on Recent Exploration Activity

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 29, 2016) – Editors Note: There are two figures associated with this press release. Fura Emeralds Inc. (“Fura” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:FUR) is pleased to provide an update on the progress being made at its emerald project located in the emerald belt in Boyacá, Colombia. Fura is exploring the recently …

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Blucora Announces Grants of Inducement Equity Awards in Connection With the Acquisition of HD Vest Financial Services

BELLEVUE, WA–(Marketwired – January 29, 2016) – Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOR) today announced that the independent compensation committee of Blucora’s board of directors granted equity awards for an aggregate of approximately 1.6 million shares of Blucora common stock to 288 new employees in connection with its acquisition of the HD Vest Financial Services® business (“HD Vest”), …

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Striker Exploration Corp. Announces Granting of Stock Options

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Jan. 29, 2016) – Striker Exploration Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SKX) (“Striker” or the “Company“) announces that it has granted stock options (“Options“) to acquire 635,000 common shares of the Company (“Common Shares“) pursuant to its stock option plan, 560,000 of which were granted to the directors and officers of Striker. The Options vest …

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Van Eck Global Announces Market Vectors ETFs January 2016 Distributions

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Van Eck Global announced today its regular distributions per share for the Market Vectors municipal income and income-oriented exchange-traded funds. The following dates apply to distribution declarations for the funds listed below: Ex-Date   Record Date   Payable Date February 1, 2016 February 3, 2016 February 5, 2016     Expected   Distribution …

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Fitch Downgrades Cobre del Mayo’s IDRs to ‘RD’; Upgrades IDRs to ‘CC’ on Debt Exchange

CHICAGO & MONTERREY, Mexico–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings has downgraded Cobre del Mayo S.A. de C.V. (CdM) ratings as follows: –Local currency Long term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to Restricted Default ‘RD’ from ‘C’; –Foreign currency Long term IDR to ‘RD’ from ‘C’; –Senior unsecured 10.75% notes due 2018 to ‘RD’ from ‘C/RR4’ and simultaneously withdraw; –Long …

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Guardian Completes Avēsis Acquisition

Purchase of leading government benefit provider strengthens Guardian’s government programs business with three million members NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), a leader in employee benefits and one of the largest dental insurers in the country, has completed its previously announced acquisition of Avēsis Incorporated (Avēsis, OTC:AVSS), a leading government contract …

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Community Bank Reports Record Earnings of $27.8 Million in 2015 and Capital in Excess of $300 Million and Declares Cash Dividend on Common Stock

PASADENA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Community Bank, founded in 1945, is an independent Southern California regional community bank, with assets of $3.6 billion and is headquartered in Pasadena with 16 business centers. David R. Misch, Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We are very pleased with Bank’s 2015 full year performance and its trajectory for future years. It is a …

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Winnipeg Dentists Offering Special Discount on Invisalign

WINNIPEG, MB–(Marketwired – January 29, 2016) –  All five locations of Avant Dental Care will offer a special discount on Invisalign this winter as an incentive for patients to correct their crooked teeth this year. From now until Feb. 15, Avant Dental Care will provide Invisalign patients with a $500 gift certificate. Invisalign is a …

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Fitch Expects to Rate Pemex’s $5B Issuance ‘BBB+’

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings has assigned a ‘BBB+(exp)’ long-term rating to Petroleos Mexicanos’ (Pemex) $5 billion senior unsecured debt issuance composed of: –$750 million due in three years; –$1,250 million due in five years; –$3 billion of 10-year notes. The company expects to use the proceeds from the issuances for general corporate purposes and to finance …

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Fitch Rates Highland Park ISD, TX Series 2016 ULTs ‘AA+’

AUSTIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings has assigned an ‘AA+’ rating to the following Highland Park Independent School District, Texas’ (the district) unlimited tax bonds (ULTs): –$194.4 million unlimited tax school building bonds series 2016. The bonds are expected to price via competitive sale the week of Feb. 29, 2016. Proceeds will be used to construct and equip …

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Hospitality Properties Trust Prices $750 Million of Unsecured Senior Notes

NEWTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hospitality Properties Trust (NYSE: HPT) today announced that it has priced underwritten public offerings of $400 million of 4.25% unsecured senior notes due February 15, 2021 and $350 million of 5.25% unsecured senior notes due February 15, 2026. The settlement of these offerings is expected to occur on February 3, 2016, subject to customary …

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Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. Provides Section 19(a) Notice

LEAWOOD, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This notice provides stockholders of Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TPZ) with information regarding the distribution paid on Jan. 29, 2016 and cumulative distributions paid fiscal year-to-date. The following table sets forth the estimated amounts of the current distribution, payable Jan. 29, 2016, and the cumulative distributions paid this fiscal …

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Fitch Releases Report on Ogden City Redevelopment Agency, UT

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings has published a report on Ogden City Redevelopment Agency, UT. The report is available at ‘www.fitchratings.com‘. Additional information is available at ‘www.fitchratings.com‘. Ogden City Redevelopment Agency, Utah https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=877251 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 …

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