Month: August 2016

Quatris Receives Strategic Investment from Seaport Capital

BEDFORD, TX and NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – August 31, 2016) – Quatris, LLC (“Quatris”), a provider of specialized healthcare software and database solutions, as well as hosting, software maintenance and support services for small and medium sized physician practices, announced today that it has secured a strategic investment from Seaport Capital (“Seaport”), a middle-market private …

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Enforcement Notice Hearing – IN THE MATTER OF Teymur Englesby and Cale Nishimura – Settlement Hearing

VANCOUVER, Aug. 31, 2016 /CNW/ – A hearing has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) to consider whether the panel should accept Settlement Agreements entered into between IIROC staff, Teymur Englesby and Cale Nishimura. The Agreements concern conduct involving the entry of orders that Mr. Englesby and …

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Rose Medical Center among First Hospitals in Colorado Offering Alternative to Long-Term Warfarin Medication with Newly Approved WATCHMAN™ LAAC Implant

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rose Medical Center is among the first hospitals in Colorado to offer patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (Afib) an alternative to long-term warfarin medication with the newly approved WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Implant, developed by Boston Scientific. People with Afib have a five times greater risk of stroke.1 Afib can cause blood …

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Serinus Energy Inc.: Changes to Senior Executive and Board of Directors

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Aug. 31, 2016) – Serinus Energy Inc. (“Serinus” or the “Company“) (TSX:SEN)(WARSAW:SEN) today announces changes to its senior executive and Board of Directors (the “Board“). Mr. Timothy Elliott, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Mr. Jock Graham, Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer are retiring effective August 31st, 2016. At the …

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against American Renal Associates Holdings, Inc. (ARA) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline: October 31, 2016

NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC notifies investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against American Renal Associates Holdings, Inc. (“American Renal Associates” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ARA) and certain of its officers. The class action is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities …

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Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. Announces Amendments to Its Credit Facility

EDMONTON, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Aug. 31, 2016) – Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. (the “Corporation” or “Liquor Stores”) (TSX:LIQ) announced today that the Corporation and its syndicated group of lenders have agreed to renew and amend the existing credit facility(1). There were no changes to the pricing grid under which fees and interest fluctuate based on the …

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Aurcana Corporation Announces Preliminary Economic Assessment for the Shafter Mine

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Aug. 31, 2016) – Aurcana Corporation (TSX:AUN) – (“Aurcana” or the “Company”) today announced that it has received the results of an updated Preliminary Economic Assessment (the “PEA”) for its 100%-owned Shafter Project oxide silver deposit in Texas (“Shafter” or the “Project”). The PEA incorporates the results of the Company’s recent …

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Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP Announces Opening of Mozambique Office

HOUSTON, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP (BAL) announced today it has officially opened its Maputo, Mozambique Office. BAL had previously announced that Owen Davies had been hired as Managing Director, Africa. Davies is widely recognized as a Sub-Sahara African corporate immigration expert and a leading international corporate immigration lawyer. “BAL is …

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Sun Life Financial Announces Dividend Rates on Class A Non-Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Shares Series 10R and Class A Non-Cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares Series 11QR

TORONTO, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ – Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) (“Sun Life Financial”) today announced the dividend rates for its Class A Non-Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Shares Series 10R (the “Series 10R Shares”) and Class A Non-Cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares Series 11QR (the “Series 11QR Shares”). With respect to any Series …

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Paul G. Allen’s Great Elephant Census Reveals Dramatic Population Decline in African Savanna Elephants

HONOLULU, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Inc. today announced the alarming results of the Great Elephant Census (GEC), the first-ever pan-African survey of savanna elephants.  Revealed today at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress, the GEC shows a decline of 30 percent in African savanna elephant populations …

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Monitor: Bank of America Closes in on Consumer-Relief Target

BOSTON, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Two years after its historic mortgage settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice and six states, Bank of America has conditionally fulfilled more than 91 percent of its obligation to provide $7 billion worth of consumer relief, Eric D. Green, independent Monitor of the agreement, reported today. Professor …

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Michael Dykes, Longtime Government Affairs Strategist, Policy Expert and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, to Lead IDFA

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The International Dairy Foods Association has selected Michael D. Dykes, D.V.M., to replace Connie Tipton, president and CEO of IDFA. Dykes, who has spent his professional career leading and executing agricultural government affairs policies and strategies, will work in transition with Tipton beginning in October and will assume the CEO …

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Vector Capital Sells Gerber Technology to American Industrial Partners

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, today announced the sale of Gerber Technology, a leading provider of integrated software and automated systems for the production of flexible materials, to American Industrial Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Tolland, CT, Gerber …

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Strad Energy Services Completes Strategic Acquisition

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Aug. 31, 2016) – NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES Strad Energy Services Ltd. (“Strad” or the “Company”) (TSX:SDY) is pleased to announce the successful completion of its strategic acquisition (the “Acquisition”) of Redneck Oilfield Services Ltd. and Raptor Oilfield Services Ltd. (collectively …

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Christine Hurtsellers Named CEO of Voya Investment Management

NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA) announced today that Christine Hurtsellers has been named chief executive officer of Voya Investment Management, Voya Financial’s asset management business, effective Sept. 1, 2016.  She will join Voya Financial’s Executive Committee and will report to Alain Karaoglan, Voya Financial’s chief operating officer and chief …

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