KBRA Assigns Preliminary Ratings to J.P. Morgan Trust 2019-9 (JPMMT 2019-9)

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigns preliminary ratings to 50 classes of mortgage pass-through certificates from J.P. Morgan Trust 2019-9 (JPMMT 2019-9). J.P. Morgan Mortgage Trust 2019-9 (JPMMT 2019-9) is a prime RMBS transaction comprising 998 residential mortgages with an aggregate principal balance of $681.0 million as of the November 1, 2019 cut-off …

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$8K in Grants to Be Awarded to The CEO Mind Foundation of Baton Rouge

1:30 p.m., Thursday, November 21, 4000 Gus Young Avenue, Baton Rouge BATON ROUGE, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Home Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $8,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to The CEO Mind Foundation of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The PGP funds will help pay for Science, Technology, Engineering, the …

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$16K in Grant Funds from Banks to Be Awarded to Benefit Special-Needs Adults

10:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 19, 1655 North 23rd Street, McAllen MCALLEN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rio Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $16,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to C.A.M.P. University, a McAllen, Texas-based nonprofit that benefits special-needs young adults through occupational therapy, special education and rehabilitative services. The funds …

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$8K Grant to Be Presented to Baton Rouge Nonprofit

3:00 p.m., Thursday, November 21, 2050 North Foster Drive, Baton Rouge BATON ROUGE, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Home Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $8,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to the organization, 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge. The PGP funds will help fund the organization’s community-based programs …

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First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund Issues Notice Regarding November 2019 Distribution

WHEATON, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Trustees of First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE: FIF), CUSIP 33738C103, 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 gains …

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Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund and Lazard Global Total Return and Income Fund Announce Stockholder Approval of Proposed Merger

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lazard World Dividend & Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: LOR) and Lazard Global Total Return and Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: LGI) (together with LOR, the “Funds”) today announced that holders of a majority of each Fund’s outstanding shares of common stock have approved the proposal to merge LOR with and into LGI, pursuant to …

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First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income Fund Issues Notice Regarding November 2019 Distribution

WHEATON, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Trustees of First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE: FDEU), CUSIP 33740D107, 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 …

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AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Preferred Dividends Payable on December 17, 2019

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (NYSE: MITT) announced today that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has declared fourth quarter 2019 preferred stock dividends. In accordance with the terms of its 8.25% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock (the “Series A Preferred Stock”), the Board declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.51563 per …

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MetLife Declares Fourth Quarter 2019 Preferred Stock Dividends

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has declared the following preferred stock dividends: Quarterly dividend of $0.25277777 per share on the company’s floating rate non-cumulative preferred stock, Series A, with a liquidation preference of $25 per share (NYSE: MET PRA). The dividend will be payable Dec. 16, 2019, to shareholders of …

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QIAGEN Receives Several Conditional, Non-binding Indications of Interest, Enters Into Discussions to Explore Potential Strategic Alternatives

VENLO, Netherlands–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$QGEN–QIAGEN N.V. (NYSE: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) (“QIAGEN” or the “Company”) announces it has begun a review of potential strategic alternatives after receiving several conditional, non-binding indications of interest for the acquisition of all issued and outstanding shares of the Company. The Supervisory Board and the Management Board of QIAGEN, in accordance …

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$20,000 in Grants Awarded to Project Build a Future of Lake Charles

2:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 20, 737 South Lyons Street, Lake Charles LAKE CHARLES, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First National Bank of Louisiana, First Federal Bank of Louisiana and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $20,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to Project Build a Future in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The funds will …

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KBRA Assigns Ratings to the Falcon 2019-1, LLC Class A-1, A-2, B, C, and D Notes and Assigns a Preliminary Rating to the Falcon 2019-1, LLC Combination Notes

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigns ratings to five classes of notes issued by Falcon 2019-1, LLC (Falcon 2019-1). KBRA is also assigning a preliminary principal only rating to the Combination Notes expected to be issued by Falcon 2019-1 after the closing date. Falcon 2019-1 is a delayed-draw middle market cash flow collateralized …

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Forum Opens to the Public Today

Forum is the tech-enabled fashion and retail concept from b8ta, located on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Forum, a new fashion and lifestyle retail concept from b8ta, opens to the public today with its first flagship location in Los Angeles. Forum is a community-driven fashion retail concept focused on discovery and meaningful engagement. …

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Stockholders of Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment Vote to Approve Eldorado’s Acquisition of Caesars

RENO, Nev. & LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERI) (“Eldorado”) and Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) (“Caesars”) announced that, at separate Special Meetings of Stockholders today, their respective stockholders approved certain actions in connection with Eldorado’s acquisition of Caesars. The transaction is expected to be consummated in the first half of 2020 and remains …

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Global Cable Assembly Market 2019-2023 | Advent of High-Speed Cable Assemblies to Boost Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#cableassembly–The cable assembly market size is poised to grow by USD 59.92 billion during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. Request a free sample report In comparison to copper wires, optical fibers offer faster data transmission, greater bandwidth, and minimal data loss. Optical fibers also enable distortion-free signals …

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