Month: March 2021

Intelligints Publishes Research on Advanced Cyber Attack Footprint

-Attack might go undetected in your organization’s systems- IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intelligints, a leading cybersecurity organization specializing in security related services worldwide, has announced today the identification of an advanced cyberattack that might go undetected in your IT environment. Intelligints’ SOC is issuing this research and findings so that organizations and security teams are aware of …

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Wipro to Acquire Ampion, Leading Australian Provider of Cyber Security, DevOps and Quality Engineering Services

MELBOURNE, Australia & BANGALORE, India–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Ampion–Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Ampion, an Australia-based provider of cyber security, DevOps and quality engineering services. Ampion was formed through the merger of IT services …

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TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. Closes $1.25 Billion Commercial Real Estate CLO

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. (NYSE: TRTX) (“TRTX” or the “Company”) announced today that it closed TRTX 2021-FL4, a $1.25 billion managed Commercial Real Estate Collateralized Loan Obligation (“CRE CLO”). The Company placed $1.04 billion of investment grade bonds with institutional investors, providing TRTX with term financing on a non-mark-to-market, non-recourse basis. TRTX …

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Granite REIT Extends and Upsizes Credit Facility to $1.0 Billion and Announces a New $86M U.S. Acquisition

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Granite Real Estate Investment Trust (“Granite” or the “REIT”) (TSX: GRT.UN / NYSE: GRP.U) announced today that it has extended the maturity date of its credit facility to March 2026 and increased its borrowing capacity under the credit facility to $1.0 billion. In addition, Granite announced that it acquired an income-producing property in the …

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KKR Acquires The Exchange in San Francisco’s Mission Bay, to be Operated by Longfellow Real Estate Partners

KKR Further Expands West Coast Real Estate Presence with Trophy Life Science-Capable Property SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$KKR–KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced that it has acquired The Exchange on 16th, a 750,000-square-foot Class A office complex, from Kilroy Realty Corporation for approximately $1 billion. Longfellow Real Estate Partners, a life science focused, vertically integrated …

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Arco Announces Limit Increase to Its Share Repurchase Program

SÃO PAULO, Brazil–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arco Platform Limited, or Arco (Nasdaq: ARCE), today announced that its Board of Directors has approved to increase the share repurchase limit of its existing share repurchase program established on January 6, 2021, or the Repurchase Program. Pursuant to the increased repurchase limit, Arco may repurchase up to 2.5 million of its …

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BIGtoken’s Top 10 Privacy and Crypto Headlines From March

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$FPVD–BIGtoken, Inc., the first privacy focused, opt-in data marketplace where people can own and monetize their data, publishes a monthly report on the top 10 stories in data and crypto privacy. Throughout March, Oklahoma and Florida reached new milestones in passing their own state data privacy bill, which helped further push the federal …

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KBRA Assigns Ratings to RCMF 2021-FL5

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) is pleased to announce the assignment of ratings to eight classes of RCMF 2021-FL5, a $628.9 million CRE CLO with limited post-closing acquisition ability. The transaction will be collateralized by 58 whole loans (or participations therein) with an in-trust balance of $628.9 million. During the 24-month period following …

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CGTN: Derek Chauvin Trial: History of Police Violence

This material is distributed by MediaLinks TV, LLC on behalf of CCTV. Additional information is available at the Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CGTN Correspondent Dan Williams has recently traveled to Minneapolis, Minnesota to produce this story. History of U.S. Police on Trial The former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is charged with killing …

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Arco Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results

Arco delivers R$1,002B revenues and 38% adjusted EBITDA for FY2020 and confirms 2021 ACV of R$1,163 million SÃO PAULO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arco Platform Limited, or Arco (Nasdaq: ARCE), today reported financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020. “While the year of 2020 presented an unprecedented global challenge, the Brazilian …

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AM Best Maintains Under Review With Negative Implications Status for Credit Ratings of XL Seguros México, S.A. de C.V.

MEXICO CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best has maintained the under review with negative implications status and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B++ (Good), the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bbb+”, and the Mexico National Scale Rating of “aa+.MX” of XL Seguros México, S.A. de C.V. (XLSM) (Mexico). AM Best placed these Credit Ratings (ratings) under review …

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First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund Issues Notice Regarding March 2021 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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First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distribution for FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Target Income ETF®

WHEATON, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Trust Advisors L.P. (“FTA”) announces the declaration of the Monthly distribution for FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Target Income ETF®, a series of First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund. The following dates apply to today’s distribution declaration: Expected Ex-Dividend Date: April 1, 2021 Record Date: April 5, 2021 Payable Date: April 6, 2021 Ticker …

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Semtech to Participate in Virtual Meeting with Piper Sandler & Co.

CAMARILLO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Chip–Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, today announced its plan to participate in a virtual meeting hosted by Piper Sandler & Co. sr. research analyst, Harsh V. Kumar. Mohan Maheswaran, president and CEO, and Emeka Chukwu, chief financial officer, will participate on …

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Trustmark Corporation to Announce First Quarter Financial Results April 27 and Conduct Earnings Conference Call April 28

JACKSON, Miss.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Trustmark Corporation (Nasdaq:TRMK) will announce its first quarter 2021 financial results in a news release on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, after close of the market. Duane A. Dewey, President and Chief Executive Officer, will conduct a conference call with analysts on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. Central Time to discuss the …

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Sinclair Broadcast Group and Bally’s Corporation Formally Rebrand Regional Sports Networks as Bally Sports, Ushering in New Era for Live Sports

Next Generation of Bally Sports is the First of Many Milestones within the Sinclair and Bally’s Partnership BALTIMORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ: SBGI) and Bally’s Corporation (NYSE: BALY) announced the official rebrand of its regional sports networks (RSNs) as Bally Sports, ushering in a new era in the way people watch and interact with …

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World Insurance Associates LLC Announces Partnership with HowsMyStuff LLC

TINTON FALLS, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#acquisitions–World Insurance Associates LLC (“WIA”), a Top 100 Insurance Brokerage, announced today that it partnered with HowsMyStore (“HMS”) to provide additional protections to self storage facility owners. HowsMyStore provides the self storage industry’s first comprehensive and cost-effective facility monitoring technology solution through its comprehensive platform. The platform provides real-time facility status and …

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