Month: March 2019

IDC Reports Stronger Second Half of 2018 in Worldwide PC Monitor Market

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/IDCTracker?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#IDCTrackerlt;/agt;–The worldwide market for PC monitors experienced an overall year-over-year decline of 2.1% in the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18). However, quarterly growth remained unchanged with worldwide monitor shipments totaling 31.4 million units in 4Q18, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Monitor Tracker. “After four consecutive quarters …

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Nuveen Enhances Closed-End Fund Online Resources

Distribution information for CEF suite available on nuveen.com Press release issuance will cease for distributions and certain fund actions NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Distribution information and all other Nuveen closed-end fund product updates can be found on Nuveen’s enhanced closed-end fund resource page on the Nuveen.com website. The Nuveen Closed-End Funds will be discontinuing the practice of …

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Options Recognized for Revenue Growth by Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200

NEW YORK & LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/colocation?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#colocationlt;/agt;–Options, the leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets, is proud to have been named in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table for the third consecutive year. The prestigious list ranks the UK’s highest performing private firms by international growth. The Sunday …

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Accenture Interactive Completes Acquisition of Danish Creative Agency Hjaltelin Stahl

COPENHAGEN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Hjaltelin Stahl, a leading Danish creative agency, known for its ability to create unique and consistent cross-media experiences for its clients. The award-winning Copenhagen-based agency is now part of Accenture Interactive, boosting its capabilities as an experience agency in the Nordic countries and beyond. The acquisition …

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KBRA Assigns AA/K1+ Ratings to the French Republic

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe Limited (KBRA) assigns AA long-term issuer ratings to the French Republic. KBRA also assigns K1+ short-term issuer ratings to the sovereign. The long-term ratings carry a Stable Outlook. The sovereign credit report is available here.   Ratings       Rating     Outlook     Action Foreign Currency …

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Bristol-Myers Squibb Issues Statement on Celgene’s Settlement with Alvogen on Revlimid® Patent Litigation

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today issued the following statement regarding Celgene’s (NASDAQ:CELG) settlement with Lotus Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and Alvogen Pine Brook, LLC (collectively, “Alvogen”) relating to patents for Revlimid: “We are pleased that Celgene has reached a settlement with Alvogen related to patents for Revlimid. This announcement is consistent with our assumptions …

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Third Point Supports Appointment of New Campbell Director John P. “J.P.” Bilbrey to Board

Third Point Also Endorses Reduction of Board Members, Consistent with Suggested Best Practices of Corporate Governance NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Third Point LLC (LSE:TPOU) (“Third Point”), is a New York-based investment firm that holds approximately 7% of the outstanding common shares of Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) (“Campbell” or the “Company”). Third Point and the Company agreed to …

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Weatherford Capital Portfolio Company PayIt Receives Investment from Insight Partners

TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Weatherford Capital, a leading family-owned alternative investment firm, today announced its portfolio company PayIt has received an investment in excess of $100 million from Insight Partners, a New York-based venture capital and private equity firm. Weatherford invested in PayIt in 2016. Kansas City, Missouri-based PayIt makes it simple, secure, and seamless for governments …

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Photo of Sensormatic Solutions Celebrating Innovation and Awarding Top Engineers is Available on Business Wire’s Website and the Associated Press Photo Network

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A photo of Sensormatic Solutions engineers securing 14 patent awards for next generation technology in 2018 is available on Business Wire’s website and the Associated Press Photo Network. Photo: In this photo provided by Sensormatic Solutions by Johnson Controls, the company celebrates the finest in innovation, recognizing 2018’s top engineers who secured 14 patent …

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ISACA Names David Samuelson CEO

Technology, learning and media veteran to focus on growth, innovation and business execution at global association marking its 50th anniversary SCHAUMBURG, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ISACA?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#ISACAlt;/agt;–ISACA, a global association with 140,000 members working in IT audit, governance, risk and security, has selected David Samuelson as its chief executive officer. With a strong background in strategic vision …

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Worley Claims Services Acquires Alacrity Renovation Services

Acquisition accelerates expansion of rapidly growing managed repair services platform FISHERS, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Worley Claims Services, LLC (“Worley”), a recognized leader in providing insurance claims services in North America, today announced the acquisition of Alacrity Renovation Services, LLC (“Alacrity”) from Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1999, Alacrity has …

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TravelCenters of America Presents Funds Raised in Campaign for Truckers against Trafficking

Check Awarded During Mid-American Trucking Show 2019 WESTLAKE, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA®, Petro Stopping Centers® and TA Express® brands, presented a check for $112,946 to Truckers Against Trafficking at this year’s Mid-American Trucking Show. In partnership with High Noon Sales, TA-branded travel stores sold Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) logo merchandise in …

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Atresmedia to Air WWE® Programming in Spain

MADRID, Spain & STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WWE (NYSE:WWE) and Atresmedia today announced an agreement to air WWE’s flagship programs Raw® and SmackDown® in Spain. Every week beginning Saturday, April 6, Mega will air a two-hour version of Raw at 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays and SmackDown at 1:00 p.m. on Sundays, both with Castilian Spanish commentary. “We are truly pleased to …

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New Dual LDO with High PSRR and Low Quiescent Current from Diodes Incorporated is Aimed at Primary Cell Applications

PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, today announced the AP7345D family of dual low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulators that offer high power supply rejection ratio (PSRR) and low quiescent current, making them suitable for …

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WP Engine Named a WordPress Recommended Partner for Adobe Business Catalyst Customers

Thousands of small businesses and agencies transferring to WordPress on WP Engine AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WP Engine, the WordPress digital experience platform, today announced that it has been selected as a WordPress recommended partner for Adobe Business Catalyst customers transitioning to a new digital experience platform. Adobe Business Catalyst is an all-in-one hosted Content Management System …

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Tubi Now Available on Cox Contour Giving Customers Access to over 12,000 Movies and Television Series Completely Free

World’s largest free movie and TV service becomes the latest streaming app to be added to Contour after Netflix, YouTube, and iHeartRadio Tubi is now available on over 20 connected devices including Comcast Xfinity X1, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tubi (www.tubi.tv), the world’s largest ad-supported video on demand (VOD) service, today announced …

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Siebert Financial Corp. Files 10K and Reports Financial Results for 2018

2018 Revenue rises 129% from the prior year to $30.0 million 2018 Net income rises 455% from the prior year to $12.0 million 2018 Basic and diluted earnings per share (EPS) rises 340% from the prior year to $0.44 per share NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%24Nasdaq&src=ctag" target="_blank"gt;$Nasdaqlt;/agt; lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Nasdaq?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#Nasdaqlt;/agt;–Siebert Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:SIEB) (“Siebert”), a provider …

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