Month: October 2017

IIROC Trade Resumption – LXX

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW/ – Trading resumes in: Company: Lexaria Bioscience Corp. CSE Symbol: LXX Resumption (ET): Nov. 1, 09:30 AM IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension (halt) of trading in a security of a publicly-listed company. Trading halts are implemented to ensure a fair and orderly market. IIROC is …

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Atento Declares Cash Dividend, Highlighting Continued Progress Towards Strategic Initiatives

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Atento S.A. (“Atento” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ATTO), the largest provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing solutions (CRM/BPO) in Latin America and among the top five providers worldwide, today announced that its board of directors has approved the first interim cash dividend payment. The dividend …

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The Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. To Join Six Aberdeen-Advised Closed-End Funds In A Proposed Consolidation Into A Restructured Existing Closed-End Fund To Create Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, Inc.; Stockholder Approval Required

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Board of Directors of The Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. (NYSE: GRR) (the “Fund”), a closed-end investment company advised by Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited announces that it has approved a consolidation of the Fund into Aberdeen Chile Fund, Inc. (the “Acquiring Fund”), subject to stockholder approval. The Board of Directors …

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TeamSnap Joins Hockey Canada Family

Global leader in integrated sports management signs on as national partner and preferred team management system BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hockey Canada has added to its growing roster of national partners, joining with industry-leader TeamSnap who provides hockey teams from coast to coast with a preferred team management system. TeamSnap makes team organizing simple and enables teams …

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CatchMark Closes $43.3 Million Acquisition of 14,923 Acres of Prime Timberlands near Southeast Georgia Coast

ATLANTA, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CTT) announced today that the company has completed the acquisition of 14,923 acres of prime timberlands near the southeast coast of Georgia for $43.3 million, excluding closing costs. The timberlands in Long and McIntosh counties, the Coastal Georgia Acquisition, expand CatchMark’s positioning in one of the …

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Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of CalAtlantic Group, Inc.

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of CalAtlantic Group, Inc. (“CalAtlantic” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CAA) concerning the proposed sale of the Company to Lennar Corporation (“Lennar”). Under the terms of the offer, Lennar would acquire CalAtlantic in a transaction valued …

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GIGAMON INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Gigamon Inc.

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) are investigating the proposed sale of Gigamon Inc. (“Gigamon” or the “Company”) (NYSE: GIMO) to an affiliate of Elliott Management. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, …

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Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Dynegy Inc.

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Dynegy Inc. (“Dynegy” or the “Company”) (NYSE: DYN) concerning the proposed sale of the Company to Vistra Energy Corp. (“Vistra”). Under the terms of the offer, Vistra would acquire Dynegy in a transaction valued …

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CNA Worldwide Field Operations President To Retire

CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CNA today announced that the Company’s Worldwide Field Operations President, Tim Szerlong, is retiring, effective December 31, 2017. Szerlong’s retirement brings to a close a notable insurance career of nearly 43 years. “During his eight years at CNA, Tim has been instrumental in building our robust branch network and …

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Millennial Esports Grants Stock Options

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 31, 2017) – Millennial Esports Corp. (TSX VENTURE:GAME) has granted 3,000,000 stock options to its newest director Doug Belgrad, which are each exercisable into a common share at an exercise price of $0.78 per share for a period of 10 years subject to vesting terms. Millennial Esports Corp.: Millennial Esports provides …

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Element Fleet Issues US $1 billion of ABS Term Notes through Chesapeake II

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 31, 2017) – Element Fleet Management Corp. (TSX:EFN) (“Element” or the “Company”), the global leader in fleet management services, today announced that it has completed the issuance of US$1 billion of rated term notes through Chesapeake Funding II LLC (“Chesapeake II”). The offering was the third Chesapeake II issuance of 2017 …

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Sage Gold Closes Private Placement of Flow-Through Units

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 31, 2017) – Sage Gold Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SGX) (“Sage” or the “Corporation“) is pleased to announce that, further to its press releases dated October 20, 2017 and October 23, 2017, the Corporation has closed a second tranche (the “Second Tranche“) of its treasury offering of flow-through common share units of the …

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SS&C Acquires Modestspark

Acquisition of leading digital services provider adds more than 400 clients WINDSOR, Conn., Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW/ — SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today announced its acquisition of Modestspark, a leading digital service provider to financial advisors and wealth management firms. Founded in 2014 and based …

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CAPELLA INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Capella Education Company

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) are investigating the proposed sale of Capella Education Company (“Capella” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CPLA) to Strayer Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRA). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, …

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Comerica Bank’s New Michigan Index Falls

DALLAS, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index decreased by 0.7 percent in August to a level of 117.0. August’s reading is 19 points, or 20 percent, above the index cyclical low of 97.9. The index averaged 117.1 points for all of 2016, one and four-fifths points above the index average for …

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DYNEGY INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Dynegy Inc.

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) are investigating the proposed sale of Dynegy Inc. (“Dynegy” or the “Company”) (NYSE: DYN) to Vistra Energy (NYSE: VST). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of …

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CALATLANTIC INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of CalAtlantic Group, Inc.

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) are investigating the proposed sale of CalAtlantic Group, Inc. (“CalAtlantic” or the “Company”) (NYSE: CAA) to Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, …

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Columbia Banking System Announces Appointment of Eric Forrest to its Board of Directors

TACOMA, Wash., Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB, “Columbia“) announced the appointment of Eric Forrest to its Board of Directors, effective upon the closing of Columbia’s pending acquisition of Pacific Continental Corporation, which is anticipated to occur on November 1, 2017. “We are delighted to welcome Eric Forrest to our Board of Directors,” …

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North American Energy Partners Inc. Announces Results for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2017

EDMONTON, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Oct. 31, 2017) – North American Energy Partners Inc. (“NAEP” or “the Company”) (TSX:NOA)(NYSE:NOA) today announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. Martin Ferron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company stated, “This was a quarter when little seasonal construction work was available, due to the combined impacts …

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