Month: December 2019

Pluxity Launches PLUG Kiosk for Comprehensive Spatial Information Service

– It provides convenience service tailored for mobility handicapped people SEOUL, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#3Dplatform—Pluxity, a plug-in solution provider based in Korea, announced on December 16, 2019 the launch of the PLUG Kiosk that provides 3D-based spatial information. The PLUG Kiosk helps one easily find important facilities and stores by displaying spatial information in 3D maps. …

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QInsure Goes Live with FINEOS Claims

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AdminSuite—FINEOS Corporation (ASX:FCL), the market-leading provider of group and individual core systems for life, accident and health insurance, today announced that QInsure, the insurance arm of QSuper, one of Australia’s largest and most respected superannuation funds, has successfully gone live with FINEOS Claims. The QInsure and FINEOS partnership will bring about changes focused on …

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Baidam Solutions Joins CrowdStrike’s Elevate Partner Program

Partnership delivers next-generation endpoint protection to Indigenous communities, supporting education in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector SYDNEY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CrowdStrike® Inc. (Nasdaq: CRWD), a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, today announced Baidam Solutions has joined the CrowdStrike Elevate Partner Program. Through this strategic partnership, Baidam Solutions will combine their offerings with CrowdStrike’s industry-leading endpoint protection platform …

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Allied Wallet Reaches 1,000 Live Merchants in Thailand

BANGKOK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#alliedwallet–Allied Wallet Inc, a globally leading provider of mainstream online payment processing, and Founder Andy Khawaja recently reached 1,000 live merchants in Thailand after opening a new office in Bangkok to support the growing demand. The demand and adoption of e-commerce in Thailand has seen steady growth thanks to the support of the Thai …

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Andaz Brand Debuts in Dubai With the Opening of Andaz Dubai The Palm

The newly opened hotel marks the second under Hyatt’s luxury lifestyle Andaz brand in the UAE CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the official opening of Andaz Dubai The Palm. Joining Andaz hotels in top destinations around the world, such as Amsterdam, London, New York, Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai, the latest addition marks …

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Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT Announces Dividend for the Fourth Quarter of 2019

OLD GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (NYSE:EARN) (the “Company”) today announced that its Board of Trustees has declared a dividend for the fourth quarter of 2019 of $0.28 per share, payable on January 27, 2020, to common shareholders of record as of December 31, 2019. Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains …

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Fairholme Funds, Inc. December 2019 Dividend Distributions

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FAIRHOLME FUNDS, INC.: THE FAIRHOLME FUND (FAIRX) On December 13, 2019, the Fairholme Fund (NASDAQ: FAIRX) distributed an Ordinary Income dividend of $0.16541 per share to shareholders of record as of December 12, 2019. The Fairholme Fund’s Net Asset Value (“NAV”) was reduced by the total amount of the distribution. The Record Date, Ex-Dividend …

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MV Index Solutions Announces Quarterly Index Review Results Q4/2019

FRANKFURT, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MV Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS®) today announced the results of the quarterly MVIS index review. The following tale shows a summary of the review results for selected indices, which are licensed to underlie financial products. All review results and more details can be found on www.mvis-indices.com. The following changes will be implemented on …

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Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) Hands Over Satellite Operations of SpooQy-1 CubeSat to SpeQtral

SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#QKD–SpeQtral announced today that it has taken over operations of the SpooQy-1 nanosatellite on behalf of the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at the National University of Singapore. SpooQy-1 is a shoebox-sized, 3U CubeSat hosting a quantum payload developed at CQT. It was launched April 2019 and subsequently deployed from the International Space Station …

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Bio-Rad Makes Progress Recovering from Recent Ransomware Attack

HERCULES, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb) a global leader of life science research and clinical diagnostic products, today announced that the Company is making good progress recovering from a ransomware attack that was detected on Bio-Rad’s network on December 5, 2019. Once the malicious software was detected, Bio-Rad immediately took certain systems …

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General American Investors Announces Issue Price for the 2019 Year-End Dividend and Distribution Payable on December 30, 2019

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–General American Investors Company, Inc. (NYSE: GAM), a closed-end investment company, announced that the price at which shares of its common stock will be issued to stockholders who elected to receive additional shares in payment of the 2019 year-end dividend and distribution on its common stock will be $36.78 per share. The issue …

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Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2019 Dividend and Renewal of Stock Repurchase Authorization

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) (the “Company”), a leading real estate investment trust with office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.105 per share/unit for the fourth quarter of 2019, payable to holders …

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AllianzGI NFJ Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund, AllianzGI Equity & Convertible Income Fund Declare Quarterly Distributions

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Boards of Trustees of AllianzGI NFJ Dividend, Interest, & Premium Strategy Fund (NYSE:NFJ) and AllianzGI Equity & Convertible Income Fund (NYSE: NIE) (collectively, the “Funds”) announced today they have declared the following quarterly distributions. Fund   Distribution per Common Share AllianzGI NFJ Dividend, Interest, & Premium Strategy Fund   $0.225 AllianzGI Equity …

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Piper Jaffray Announces Ticker Symbol Change to PIPR

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Piper Jaffray Companies (NYSE: PJC), a leading investment bank and institutional securities firm, today announced that following the completion of its merger with Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. it will trade on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “PIPR”. As previously announced, to reflect the combination of the two companies, Piper Jaffray Companies will …

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Marcus by Goldman Sachs® to Provide Financing Option to Guaranteed Rate Customers

Consumer Finance Disruptor and Fast-Growing Mortgage Lender Join Forces to Offer a Superior Experience & Promote Marcus Financing Option to Homeowners and Real Estate Agents NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Marcus by Goldman Sachs®, which offers products and tools designed to help people achieve financial well-being, including no-fee, fixed-rate personal loan options and a high-yield Online Savings Account, …

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eQHealth Solutions Transaction Empowers Leading Population Health Management Company To Pursue Innovative Vision

BATON ROUGE, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#businessintelligence–eQHealth Solutions — developers of the first and only CMS-Certified Care Management technology — has delivered industry-leading, award-winning population health and care management solutions, to both government and commercial entities for more than three decades. Effective November 1, 2019, eQHealth Solutions, LLC, a newly created for-profit entity, acquired certain assets from eQHealth …

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Fairfax County EDA President and CEO Victor Hoskins Honored with Regional Award for Collaborative Leadership

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Victor Hoskins, president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), was honored December 11 by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) with the Ronald Kirby Award for Collaborative Leadership. The award recognizes non-elected government executives who work collaboratively with elected officials, stakeholders, and their communities to shape a …

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 Pet Technology Unleashed! Pawtocol Launches its First IEO

 Pets will earn Universal Income by simply being pets MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pawtocol, the premier Blockchain company dedicated to the pet community, will launch its IEO marking the first-ever sale of the Universal Pet Income (UPI) token, an ERC-20 token powered by the Ethereum Blockchain. “This is the first working model for Universal Basic Income, but in …

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AM Best Revises Outlooks to Negative for Barents Re Reinsurance Company, Inc. and Its Affiliate

MEXICO CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best has revised the outlooks to negative from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a” of Barents Re Reinsurance Company, Inc. (Barents Re) (Cayman Islands) and its affiliate, Barents Reinsurance S.A. (Barents Re Lux) (Luxembourg). The ratings reflect Barents Re’s balance …

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