Month: June 2019

Avery Design Systems Announces SimRegress and SimCompare

TEWKSBURY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Avery Design Systems Inc., an innovator in functional verification productivity solutions, today announced availability of several SimRegress and SimCompare for improved simulation verification productivity. SimRegress provides the ability to capture and replay the simulation testbench stimulus without having to run the full testbench thus supporting improved methods for 3rd party IP debug using …

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Announcing VanEck Vectors ETFs’ June 2019 Distributions

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VanEck announced today its distributions per share for its VanEck Vectors® exchange-traded funds. The following dates apply to distribution declarations for the funds listed below: Ex-Date July 1, 2019       Record Date July 2, 2019       Payable Date July 8, 2019 Fund       Ticker       …

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GigCapital, Inc. Announces Monthly Contribution to Trust Account

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GigCapital, Inc., (NYSE: GIG, GIG.U, GIG.RT, and GIG.WS) (“GigCapital”) a Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Private-to-Public Equity (PPE)™ corporation, today announced that GigAcquisitions, LLC, and the other founders of GigCapital will make before July 12, 2019 their next loans in conjunction with the extension of the GigCapital, Inc. duration, totaling in the …

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The GDL Fund – Our U.S. Closed-End Arbitrage Fund in the Gabelli Family Names Willis Brucker and Gian Maria Magrini as Portfolio Managers

RYE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GAMCO Investors, Inc., (NYSE: GBL) announced the appointment of Willis Brucker and Gian Maria Magrini to the investment team of the GDL Fund effective immediately. Willis Brucker and Gian Maria Magrini will join Mario J. Gabelli, who has been the portfolio manager of the Fund since its launch on January 26, 2007. Commenting …

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PHC Holdings Completes Acquisition of Anatomical Pathology Business from Thermo Fisher Scientific

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PHC Holdings Corporation (headquarters: Tokyo, Japan, hereafter PHCHD) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Anatomical Pathology business of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO, hereafter Thermo Fisher) for approximately US$1.14 billion. The acquired Anatomical Pathology business will operate as a new stand-alone company named Epredia that will continue to serve as a …

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Jason Industries Announces Extension of Revolving Credit Facility

MILWAUKEE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jason Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:JASN, JASNW) (the “Company” or “Jason Industries”) today announced that it has amended its First Lien Credit Agreement to extend the maturity of its undrawn revolving credit facility, such that the total commitments will be $25.5 million until December 2020. Prior to the amendment, the revolving credit facility was scheduled to …

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First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund Issues Notice Regarding June 2019 Distribution

WHEATON, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Trustees of First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE: FFA), CUSIP 337318109, previously approved a managed distribution policy for the Fund (the “Managed Distribution Plan”) in reliance on exemptive relief received from the Securities and Exchange Commission which permits the Fund to make periodic distributions of long-term capital …

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Lippert Components Subsidiary LCI Italy Acquires Window Blind Systems Manufacturer Lavet

ELKHART, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LCI Industries (NYSE: LCII), which, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lippert Components, Inc., supplies a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”) of leisure vehicles and mobile transportation, and the related aftermarkets of those industries, today announced that its subsidiary, LCI Italy s.r.l. (“LCI”), has acquired Lavet s.r.l. …

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Unum Group to release second quarter 2019 results and host conference call

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its second quarter 2019 results July 30, at approximately 4:15 p.m. eastern. The earnings news release and the financial supplement will be available in the Investors section of the company’s website, which can be directly accessed at www.investors.unum.com. Members of Unum Group senior management will host a …

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ETF Managers Group (ETFMG) Announces Closure of ETF

SUMMIT, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ETF Managers Group LLC (ETFMG) announced today that the Board of Trustees of the ETF Managers Trust has decided to close the Rogers AI Global Macro ETF (BIKR) based on an ongoing review of market demand. Effective immediately, BIKR will increase its cash holdings in contemplation of liquidation, will no longer accept creation …

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AllianzGI Equity & Convertible Income Fund Reports Results for the Fiscal Quarter Ended April 30, 2019

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AllianzGI Equity & Convertible Income Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE: NIE), a diversified closed-end management investment company which seeks total return comprised of capital appreciation, current income and gains, today announced its results for the fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2019. At April 30,   2019     2018   Net Assets $ 664,017,492 …

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AllianzGI Diversified Income & Convertible Fund Reports Results for the Fiscal Quarter Ended April 30, 2019

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AllianzGI Diversified Income & Convertible Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE: ACV), a diversified closed-end management investment company which provides total return through a combination of current income and capital appreciation, while seeking to provide downside protection against capital loss, today announced its results for the fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2019. At April 30, …

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TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call to Discuss its Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2019 Financial Results

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (NYSE:TSLX) (“TSLX” or “the Company”) announced today that it will release its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, after the market closes. TSLX invites all interested persons to its webcast / conference call on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 8:30 …

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AllianzGI NFJ Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund Reports Results for the Fiscal Quarter Ended April 30, 2019

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AllianzGI NFJ Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE:NFJ), a diversified closed-end management investment company which seeks current income and gains, with a secondary objective of long-term capital appreciation, today announced its results for the fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2019. At April 30, 2019 2018 Net Assets $ 1,344,302,485   …

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Liberty Latin America Announces Closing of $402.5 Million of 2.0% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2024

DENVER, Colorado–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Liberty Latin America Ltd. (“Liberty Latin America”) (NASDAQ: LILA and LILAK, OTC Link: LILAB) today announced the closing of its previously announced offering of 2.0% Convertible Senior Notes due 2024 (the “Notes”), in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the …

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AM Best Removes From Under Review With Developing Implications and Takes Various Credit Rating Actions on Members of HIIG Group

OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best has removed from under review with developing implications and upgraded the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) to A- (Excellent) from B+ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) to “a-” from “bbb-” of Boston Indemnity Company, Inc. Concurrently, AM Best has removed from under review with developing implications and downgraded …

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Fresenius Kabi Initiates Voluntary U.S. Recall of Volumat MC Agilia™ Infusion System and Vigilant Drug’Lib™ due to Software Anomalies, End of Infusion Alarm

LAKE ZURICH, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fresenius Kabi USA is voluntarily recalling the Volumat MC Agilia Volumetric Infusion Pump and Vigilant Drug’Lib to address software anomalies and to upgrade a “Keep Vein Open (KVO), End of Infusion” alarm. This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The affected units are the …

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INSERTING and REPLACING Mitch Galbraith Named CEO of Puls

Seasoned Internet Executive Becomes Puls’ CEO and Member of Board of Directors SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Insert after Temasek in the “About Puls” paragraph: Red Dot Capital. The corrected release reads:  MITCH GALBRAITH NAMED CEO OF PULS Seasoned Internet Executive Becomes Puls’ CEO and Member of Board of Directors Puls, the venture funded startup that powers a network …

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