Month: May 2019

SUPERGIRL: Sky Flyer Takes Off at Six Flags St. Louis

New Thrill Ride Sends Guests Spinning and Soaring EUREKA, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SUPERGIRLSkyFlyer?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#SUPERGIRLSkyFlyerlt;/agt;–Six Flags St. Louis, The Coaster Capital of Missouri, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC, announces the debut of the all-new SUPERGIRL: Sky Flyer. This massive, whirling wheel raises riders nearly 7 stories into the air, and then …

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NorthWest Indiana Bancorp Announces Quarterly Dividend Increase

MUNSTER, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On May 31, 2019, the Board of Directors for the NorthWest Indiana Bancorp (the “Bancorp”), the holding company for Peoples Bank, declared a $0.01 (one cent) per share increase in its quarterly cash dividend paid to shareholders. The Bancorp’s new quarterly dividend of $0.31 (thirty-one cents) per share represents a 3.3% increase over …

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AVer Gives New Perspective to Huddle Rooms with Launch of CAM340+

FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Connectbetter?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#Connectbetterlt;/agt;–AVer Information Inc., award-winning innovator of video conferencing solutions, announces the launch of a new 120 wide-angle USB camera with superb 4K quality and 4x optical zoom. AVer once again breaks the boundaries of traditional video conferencing and helps companies continue to expand their professional video collaboration to huddle rooms. AVer’s …

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KBRA Assigns Preliminary Ratings to Welk Resorts 2019-A

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigns preliminary ratings to four classes of notes issued by Welk Resorts 2019-A (“WELK 2019-A”). This is a $150.72 million timeshare ABS transaction that is expected to close June 12, 2019. Welk Resorts 2019-A, LLC will issue four classes of notes rated ‘AAA (sf)’ through ‘BBB- (sf)’, totaling …

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Otter Media to Realign Under WarnerMedia Entertainment

Tony Goncalves and Andy Forssell Will Play Major Roles in New Streaming Service NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WarnerMedia announced today that Otter Media is being realigned under the WarnerMedia Entertainment group run by Bob Greenblatt, Chairman of WarnerMedia Entertainment and Direct-To-Consumer. This will bring together the significant digital businesses of the company at a time when the …

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Panasonic Reveals Groundbreaking 10-25mm f/1.7 Lens for MFT; More Info at B&H

Photography News: Panasonic continues to bolster Micro Four Thirds with the release of the Leica DG Vario-Summilux 10-25mm f/1.7 ASPH. Lens. This is a world’s-first f/1.7 zoom, has a 20-50mm equivalent range, and is optimized for stills and video. NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/cameras?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#cameraslt;/agt;–B&H Photo would like to share the announcement of the Panasonic Leica …

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HFF Arranges $220M Financing for 1144 15th Street in Denver, Colorado

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%24HF&src=ctag" target="_blank"gt;$HFlt;/agt; lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ClassAAoffice?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#ClassAAofficelt;/agt;–Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announces that it has arranged $220 million in financing for 1144 15th Street, a 673,852-square-foot, trophy Class AA office building in Denver, Colorado. The HFF team worked on behalf of the borrower, Hines and their equity partner, to secure a 17-year, fixed-rate permanent loan …

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Aspen Technology to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences in June

BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN), the asset optimization™ software company, today announced that it will present at the following upcoming investor conferences. Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Pietri, will present at Baird’s 2019 Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference in New York City on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. The Aspen Technology presentation is at 12:50 …

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Alpha and Omega Semiconductor to Present at the Stifel 2019 Cross Sector Insight Conference

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (“AOS”) (Nasdaq:AOSL) today announced that Mr. Yifan Liang, chief financial officer, will participate at the Stifel 2019 Cross Sector Insight Conference on June 12th at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, MA. Mr. Liang will host one-on-one meetings with interested investors throughout the day. To schedule a one-on-one meeting, please contact a Stifel representative. …

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BBJ Rentals, Inc. Announces New Investment Partnership

NILES, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BBJ Rentals, Inc., a leading provider of special event linen rental products and services, is pleased to announce a new investment partnership. Formerly under the private equity ownership of Dubin Clark & Company, Inc., BBJ has been acquired by a private non-institutional investment firm that invests in businesses to create long-term value. The …

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Curriculum Trak and Faria Education Group Join Forces to Better Serve Faith-Based Schools

Adding Curriculum Trak to Faria will provide an integrated platform offering curriculum management for over 1,700 faith-based schools PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/faithbased?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#faithbasedlt;/agt;–Faria Education Group Limited, a leading K-12 education technology company, through its wholly owned subsidiary ManageBac, has acquired Dynamic Internet Solutions (DIS), the provider of Curriculum Trak, a curriculum mapping tool for K-12 …

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Winners Announced in $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE for Advancements in Autonomous Ocean Exploration

Winners also Announced for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s $1M Bonus Prize for Underwater “Sniffer” Technology MONACO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, has announced winners in the $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a global competition to advance ocean technologies for rapid, unmanned and high-resolution …

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BIO Releases 5th Annual Emerging Therapeutic Company Trend Report Showing Record Year for Venture Capital Funding

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) released the 2019 Emerging Therapeutic Company Trend Report, highlighting ten years (2009-2018) of biotechnology funding and deal making across five areas: venture capital, Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), follow-on public offerings, licensing, and acquisitions. The report also contains a 2019 snapshot of the industry’s clinical pipeline to highlight the significant …

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Innovative ArchivEra Collections Management Software at ACA 2019

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ArchivEra?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#ArchivEralt;/agt;–Lucidea’s archives collections management applications, ArchivEra, CuadraSTAR Knowledge Center for Archives (SKCA), and Eloquent Archives, will be represented at this year’s Association of Canadian Archivists conference in Toronto. Visit Lucidea on June 5th through 8th at the Chelsea Hotel to see how easily these applications enable researchers and the public …

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Canada’s Airports Prepare to Navigate a Connected Future

KELOWNA, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Canada’s airports are preparing for a more connected future, following two intensive days of discussion and planning at Airport Canada 2019. This biennial event, held by the Canadian Airports Council (CAC), attracted over 200 aviation leaders to Kelowna, BC. from across North America. Conference delegates heard from senior executives and subject matter …

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PlugXR Expands AR Market by Adding PTC Vuforia for Seamless AR Apps and Experiences

NO Coding or Scripts; NO Licensing; Apps Published Automatically SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AWE USA — PlugXR, Inc., an Augmented Reality (AR) Silicon Valley startup in San Jose, today announced enhancement of its AR Authoring Platform PlugXR Creator, by seamlessly integrating PTC’s Vuforia® Engine platform. PlugXR Creator & Vuforia SDK The world-wide market for AR applications …

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Donaldson Company Announces 10.5 Percent Dividend Increase and New Share Repurchase Program for about 10 Percent of Outstanding Shares

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%24DCI&src=ctag" target="_blank"gt;$DCIlt;/agt; lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/earnings?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#earningslt;/agt;–Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI) today announced that its Board of Directors approved an increase to its quarterly cash dividend and authorized a new share repurchase program. Donaldson’s Board of Directors declared a regular cash dividend of 21.0 cents per share, an increase of 10.5 percent from the prior …

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Esri Joins 2019 USGIF GEOINT Symposium with Training, Exhibits, and Key Speakers

Technology Market Leader to Showcase the Role of GIS in Transforming Geospatial Intelligence REDLANDS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ArcGIS?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#ArcGISlt;/agt;–Esri, the world leader in location intelligence, will have a strong presence at the annual United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) GEOINT Symposium. Subject matter experts will be on hand to discuss the future of artificial intelligence (AI) …

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