Month: March 2017

2017 Employee Engagement Trends: Singapore Suffers Steep 4-Point Decline

SINGAPORE–(Marketwired – Mar 24, 2017) – Singapore’s employee engagement score fell by 4 points to 59 percent, according to the 2017 Trends in Global Employee Engagement Report from Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON). Singapore’s decline is significant when compared to the 3-point increase last year. …

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Phoenix Rising FC March 25 Home Opener is SOLD OUT

PHOENIX, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Phoenix Rising FC announced that its March 25 Inaugural Season home opener against Toronto FC II has been sold out.  All 6,200 seats and luxury suites in the new, Phoenix Rising FC Soccer Complex Stadium officially sold out at 2:15pm PST. A television partnership signed this week with YurView Arizona …

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Chinook Energy Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Results and Provides Operational Update

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – March 23, 2017) – Chinook Energy Inc. (“our”, “we”, or “us”) (TSX:CKE) is pleased to announce its fourth quarter 2016 financial and operating results and provide an operations update, including in respect of its most recent three well Birley/Umbach drilling program. Our operational and financial highlights for the three months and year …

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Western Energy Services Corp. Announces Increased Support for Combination with Savanna Energy Services Corp.

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – March 23, 2017) – NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES Western Energy Services Corp. (“Western”) (TSX:WRG) advises that its proposed arrangement (the “Arrangement”) with Savanna Energy Services Corp. (“Savanna”) providing for the issuance of 0.85 of a Western common share and payment of …

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Export Development Canada Sets up New and First Financing Branch in Singapore, Forecasting Billions in New Loans for Asia, ASEAN and Oceania Companies

Singapore branch to help EDC grow annual loan bookings to USD 4 billion by 2021 Potential to partner with commercial banks in syndicated financing facilities for Asian companies to support their trade-focused businesses New branch office to support and augment current representations in Jakarta, Mumbai, Delhi, Beijing and Shanghai SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada’s …

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EQT Mid Market invests in GPA Global

EQT Mid Market acquires a co-control stake in GPA Global, a leading one-stop-shop specialty premium packaging and display solutions service provider with operations in Hong Kong, mainland China and the US Strategy is to support continued growth and development of new services and products, as well as further expansion in the European market and other …

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PrescribeWellness Survey: 89 Percent of Americans Feel Shingles Vaccination Is a Priority

Survey also revealed that majority of Americans prefer visiting their neighborhood pharmacy instead of their doctor’s office for many healthcare services IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PrescribeWellness, the cloud-based services company whose mission is to inspire collaboration for better health, today announced the results of its 2017 Vaccination and Preventive Care Survey. The survey, which was conducted by …

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Focus Graphite Inc.: Update on Private Placement

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 23, 2017) – NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES Focus Graphite Inc. (TSX VENTURE:FMS)(OTCQX:FCSMF)(FRANKFURT:FKC) (“Focus” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update following the first closing of its current unit offering (the “Offering”) for gross proceeds of $937,025 (see the …

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AltaPacific Bancorp Declares 5% Stock Dividend

SANTA ROSA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AltaPacific Bancorp (OTCBB:ABNK), the parent company of AltaPacific Bank, today reported that the board of directors recently approved the payment of a 5% stock dividend per common share payable on May 19, 2017 to shareholders of record as of May 1, 2017. “Regarding the pending merger with Commerce Bank of Temecula Valley …

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Alteryx Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$AYX #AYX–Alteryx, Inc. (NYSE: AYX), a leading provider of self-service data analytics software, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 9,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a price of $14.00 per share. All of the shares are being offered by Alteryx. The shares are expected to begin …

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Worldwide Converged Systems Revenue Decreased 1.4% Year Over Year in the Fourth Quarter of 2016 with Vendor Revenue at $3.09 Billion, According to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#IDCTracker–According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Converged Systems Tracker, worldwide converged systems market revenues decreased 1.4% year over year to $3.09 billion during the fourth quarter of 2016 (4Q16). The market consumed 1.6 exabytes of new storage capacity during the quarter, which was up a moderate 4.0% compared to the …

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ADDING MULTIMEDIA Peter Lik Launches LIK Squared, Gallery-Inspired Wall Décor for the Everyday Photo Lover

The Master Photographer’s Latest Venture Offers Signature, High-Quality Imagery through an Affordable and Easy-to-Navigate Online Store LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Award-winning photographer, Peter Lik, is proud to announce the official launch of LIK Squared, a cutting edge, online service that offers stunning imagery of all types to those who wish to complement their interior at an affordable …

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Pengrowth Announces Sale of Bernadet Montney Lands for $92 Million

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – March 23, 2017) – Pengrowth Energy Corporation (TSX:PGF)(NYSE:PGH) today announced that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of its non-producing Montney lands at Bernadet in North East British Columbia for cash consideration of $92 million. The Bernadet asset encompasses 36.6 sections (100 percent working interest) of land with no …

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RewardStream Announces Closing of Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – March 23, 2017) – RewardStream Solutions Inc. (“RewardStream”) (TSX VENTURE:REW)(FRANKFURT:JL4L)(WKN Number A2APX1) announces that it has closed a non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”) and has raised a total of $795,600 by the issuance of 5,304,001 units (the “Units”) at a price of $0.15 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one …

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