Month: November 2018

$18K in Grant Funds Awarded to Louisiana Nonprofits

First National Bank of Louisiana and FHLB Dallas Provided Funds CROWLEY, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First National Bank of Louisiana and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) awarded $18,200 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to Crowley Main Street and Empowering the Community for Excellence (ETCFE). Local dignitaries joined bank representatives in awarding the funds …

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Priority Technology Holdings, Inc. (PRTH) Announces Proposed Offer to Exchange Outstanding Warrants for Newly Issued Shares of Common Stock and Proposed Consent Solicitation

ALPHARETTA, Ga. & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Priority Technology Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTH) (“Priority” or the “Company”), a leading provider of merchant acquiring and commercial payment solutions, today filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) a Registration Statement on Form S-4 (the “Registration Statement”) and a Schedule TO, each relating to a proposed offer by Priority to exchange …

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ExtraHop Recognized in Inaugural Credit Suisse Disruptive Technology Recognition Program

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CreditSuisse–ExtraHop, the leader in analytics for security and performance management, today announced that Credit Suisse has selected ExtraHop as an inaugural member of the Disruptive Technology Recognition (DTR) Program. The Credit Suisse DTR Program recognizes companies that are driving IT innovation with new, visionary, and disruptive approaches to technology. ExtraHop is joined in the …

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Baton Rouge Community Development Corporation Receives $16K from Hancock Whitney and FHLB Dallas

Funds to be Used for Financial Training Seminars BATON ROUGE, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Representatives from Hancock Whitney and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) awarded $16,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to Scotlandville Community Development Corporation (SCDC). This is the organization’s first PGP award, which will be used for organizational capacity building, including …

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Announcing VanEck Vectors ETFs’ November 2018 Distributions

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VanEck announced today its regular distributions per share for the VanEck 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 December 3, 2018 December 4, 2018 December 7, 2018   Fund   …

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LaSalle Hotel Properties Completes Merger with Pebblebrook Hotel Trust

BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO) (“LaSalle” or the “Company”) today announced the completion of its previously announced merger with Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (“Pebblebrook”). Michael D. Barnello, President and Chief Executive Officer of LaSalle Hotel Properties, said, “We are pleased to complete this combination. On behalf of the LaSalle Board, we thank all LaSalle …

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Hyatt Completes Acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality

Addition of Alila, Destination, Joie de Vivre, Thompson and tommie brands expands Hyatt’s lifestyle and wellbeing offerings for high-end travelers worldwide Acquisition price revised to $405 million from $480 million; additional potential consideration revised to $96 million from $120 million CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that Hyatt has completed the previously announced …

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Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Completes Acquisition of LaSalle Hotel Properties

BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$PEB #PEB–Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE: PEB) (“Pebblebrook” or “the Company”) today announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of LaSalle Hotel Properties (“LaSalle”). With a portfolio of 64 upper-upscale and luxury hotels in or near 18 key urban markets, the combined company is now the largest owner of independent, lifestyle hotels. “We …

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Nuveen Closed-End Funds Announce Update to Notice of Intention to Redeem Preferred Shares

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nuveen AMT-Free Quality Municipal Income Fund (NYSE: NEA) and Nuveen AMT-Free Municipal Credit Income Fund (NYSE: NVG) previously announced on November 16, 2018 the filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission of a notice of intention to redeem a portion of the respective Funds’ outstanding MuniFund Preferred shares, for which the redemptions are …

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Unique LED Driver IC by Kinetic Technologies Offers RGB Plus Selfie Flash Driver in Tiny Package

KTZ8807: 24mA RGB LED Driver with AutoBlinQ™ Plus 600mA White/Infrared LED Driver Provides Unique Color Lighting Patterns SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#RGB–Power management leader Kinetic Technologies is announcing the industry’s first front-side solution LED driver for smartphones, the KTZ8807. This innovative constant-current LED driver combines a programmable RGB indicator LED driver with a high current white …

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Maana Brings On Seasoned Silicon Valley Marketing Executive, Julia Ochinero, as Vice President of Marketing

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Maana, the pioneer of digital knowledge technology, announced today the addition of veteran Silicon Valley marketing executive, Julia Ochinero, as Vice President of Marketing. Ochinero is responsible for driving strategic planning and shaping growth initiatives for Maana’s integrated marketing efforts. Prior to joining Maana, Ochinero led marketing for the Hewlett Packard Enterprise …

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McKesson Announces New Global Headquarters in Las Colinas, Texas

Move supports company’s multi-year strategic growth initiative. Company to move most San Francisco Bay Area jobs to Las Colinas and other McKesson hub locations by January 1, 2021. New Las Colinas headquarters offers employees a world-class workspace with numerous collaboration and wellness features. SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) today announced the relocation of its corporate …

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F5 to Present at the 2018 Wells Fargo Tech Summit

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) announced today that company management will participate in the 2018 Wells Fargo Tech Summit at the Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah. F5’s presentation will begin at 4:05 p.m. MT on Tuesday, December 4. F5 representatives for the conference will include François Locoh-Donou, President and Chief Executive Officer, …

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Radisys Announces CFIUS Clearance Related to Planned Acquisition by Reliance Industries

HILLSBORO, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Radisys Corporation (NASDAQ: RSYS), a global leader of open telecom solutions, today announced that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) completed its review of the planned acquisition of the Company by Reliance Industries (RIL). CFIUS clearance was the final governmental approval condition to closing the merger. With shareholder approval …

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Avnet to Participate in the Raymond James Technology Investors Conference and the Wells Fargo Tech Summit 2018 in December

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$AVT #financial—Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology solutions provider, today announced that the Company will participate in two upcoming financial conferences. On Monday, December 3, Avnet Chief Financial Officer Tom Liguori will present at the Raymond James Technology Investors Conference which will be held at the Westin New York Grand Central. The fireside chat …

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Intuit to Present at Barclays Conference

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intuit Inc. executives (Nasdaq: INTU) Rich Preece, senior vice president and U.S. country manager for the Small Business & Self-Employed Group and Jerry Natoli, vice president of corporate finance and treasurer will present at the Barclays Technology Conference in San Francisco on Dec. 5. The presentation will begin at 2:30 p.m. Pacific …

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Global Stem Cell Therapy Market 2018-2022 | Increasing Awareness of Stem Cell Therapy to Boost Demand | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Research—Technavio analysts forecast the global stem cell therapy market to grow at a CAGR of almost 11% during the forecast period, according to their latest market research report. The reimbursement facility is one of the major trends being witnessed in the global stem cell therapy market 2018-2022. Reimbursement by private players is based on …

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Global Digital Content Market 2019-2023 | Growing Online Content Consumption to Boost Demand | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Advertising—Technavio analysts forecast the global digital content market to grow at a CAGR of close to 10% during the forecast period, according to their latest market research report. The high utilization of social media is one of the major trends being witnessed in the global digital content market 2019-2023. Social media has become a …

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Global Travel Technologies Market 2019-2023 | Widening Application of AI in the Travel Industry to Boost Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#EnterpriseApplication–The global travel technologies market is expected to post a CAGR of over 9% during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. A key factor driving the growth of the market is the growth of the travel and tourism industry. The travel and tourism industry contributed more than 8 …

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