Month: March 2016

Fitch Upgrades Vulcan’s IDR to ‘BBB-‘; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings has upgraded the ratings of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), including the company’s Issuer Default Rating (IDR), to ‘BBB-‘ from ‘BB+’. The Rating Outlook is Stable. A complete list of rating actions follows at the end of the release. KEY RATING DRIVERS The upgrade of Vulcan Materials Company’s (Vulcan) IDR to …

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The Westaim Corporation Reports 2015 Fourth Quarter Results

(Note: All dollar amounts in this press release are expressed in U.S. dollars, except as otherwise noted.  The financial results are reported under International Financial Reporting Standards, except as otherwise noted.) TORONTO, March 31, 2016 /CNW/ – The Westaim Corporation (“Westaim” or the “Company”) (TSXV: WED) today announced that it recorded a net loss of $5.7 …

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Fitch Rates Arlington County, VA’s GOs ‘AAA’; Outlook Stable

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings has assigned a ‘AAA’ rating to the following Arlington County, Virginia general obligation (GO) bonds: –$55.2 million GO public improvement bonds series 2016; –$91.3 million GO refunding bonds series 2016. The bonds will be sold via negotiated sale the week of April 18. Bond proceeds will be used to pay the …

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Gerdau S.A. – Form 20-F

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —GERDAU S.A. hereby announces that the Form 20-F related to the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015 was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil (CVM) and is available at the Company’s Investor Relations Website (www.gerdau.com/investidores). Shareholders may …

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Perfecto Mobile’s Expanded Microsoft Azure Marketplace Offer Adds Testing for Mobile DevOps

Free Testing on real cloud-based devices available for small teams SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Microsoft Build 2016, – Perfecto Mobile, the market leader in empowering enterprises to deliver high-quality digital experiences, today announced an expanded offering in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace that allows DevOps teams to test web, hybrid and native apps in an exclusive cloud-based test …

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POMCO Announced as Administration Partner and Reinsurance Manager for Dignity Health’s Employer Relations Program

SYRACUSE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–POMCO, one of the nation’s largest benefits administrators, has been selected by Dignity Health as the administrator and reinsurance manager for its Employer Relations program. The program is designed to improve member care and lower employer plan costs through an integrated clinical management program. The Dignity Health program, as administered by POMCO, will …

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Fitch to Rate Canyon CLO 2016-1, Ltd./LLC; Issues Presale Report

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings expects to assign the following ratings and Rating Outlooks to Canyon CLO 2016-1, Ltd./LLC: –$247,500,000 class A-1 notes ‘AAAsf’; Outlook Stable; –$45,000,000 class A-2 notes ‘AAAsf’; Outlook Stable; –$42,250,000 class B-1 notes ‘AAsf’; Outlook Stable; –$5,000,000 class B-2 notes ‘AAsf’; Outlook Stable. Fitch does not expect to rate the class C, …

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Newport Beach & Company Unveils New Balboa Island Brand Identity, New Website

Community Marketing Agency Unites Tourism & Economic Development through Unique Destination Branding & Digital Marketing NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–After adding Balboa Island Marketing, Inc., to its economic development Enterprise Newport Beach business unit last year, Newport Beach & Company has hit the ground running through the creation of a new brand identity system for Balboa …

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Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. — Distribution Characteristics for March 2016

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE:SGL) today announced its distribution characteristics for the month of March 2016. The following notice was sent to shareholders today: Strategic Global Income Fund, Inc.c/o UBS Asset Management (Americas) Inc.1285 Avenue of the AmericasNew York, NY 10019 DISTRIBUTION NOTICEMarch 2016 The purpose of this document is …

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Global High Income Fund Inc. — Distribution Characteristics for March 2016

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global High Income Fund Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE:GHI) today announced its distribution characteristics for the month of March 2016. The following notice was sent to shareholders today: Global High Income Fund Inc.c/o UBS Asset Management (Americas) Inc.1285 Avenue of the AmericasNew York, NY 10019 DISTRIBUTION NOTICEMarch 2016 The purpose of this document is …

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Correction: Fitch Assigns Final Ratings to WFCM 2015-P2 Commercial Mortgage Trust Pass-Thru Ctfs

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(This release amends the version published on Feb. 23, 2016 and updates the selected criteria to include Rating Criteria for Structured Finance Servicers (April 2015)) Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings and Rating Outlooks to Wells Fargo Commercial Mortgage Trust 2015-P2 commercial mortgage pass-through certificates: –$28,655,000 class A-1 ‘AAAsf’; Outlook Stable; –$70,000,000 …

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Fitch Upgrades Crown Castle Senior Secured Certificates Series 2009-1

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fitch Ratings has upgraded the Crown Castle Senior Secured commercial mortgage pass-through certificates, series 2009-1, issued by Pinnacle Towers Acquisition Holdings LLC, as follows: KEY RATING DRIVERS The upgrades are due to the strong performance of the collateral coupled with substantial de-levering of the transaction since issuance. The certificates represent beneficial ownership interest in …

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Blackhawk Network Acquires Extrameasures

PLEASANTON, Calif., March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network, announced today that it has acquired extrameasures, a prepaid consumer promotions and incentives company. Through its customized rebate programs, extrameasures offers Visa prepaid cards and private label merchant-specific reward and gift cards with a proprietary platform to help businesses drive …

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Petromanas announces closing of sale of Albanian assets to Shell and filing of year-end 2015 results

CALGARY, March 31, 2016 /CNW/ – Petromanas Energy Inc. (“Petromanas” or the “Company”) (TSXV: PMI) is pleased to announce closing of the previously announced sale of substantially all of the assets of Petromanas Albania GmbH, Petromanas’ wholly-owned subsidiary, to Shell Upstream Albania B.V. (“Shell”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, for US$45 million …

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Northwest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Bought Deal of $65 Million of Trust Units

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 31, 2016) – Not for distribution to U.S. news wire services or dissemination in the United States. NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (“NorthWest” or the “REIT”) (TSX:NWH.UN) announced today a public offering, on a “bought deal” basis, of 7,086,956 trust units (the “Units) at a price of $9.20 per …

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Just Energy Group Inc. Redeems $25 Million of Principal on Its 9.75% Senior Unsecured Notes

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 31, 2016) – Just Energy Group Inc. (“Just Energy”) (TSX:JE)(NYSE:JE), announced today that it has early redeemed $25,000,000 of principal on its 9.75% senior unsecured notes due June 2018 (the “Notes“) at a redemption price of $28,337,547, including accrued interest, in accordance with the Indenture dated December 12, 2012 (as amended, …

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