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ROSEN, A LONGSTANDING AND TOP RANKED FIRM, Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Wells Fargo & Company; Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100k to Contact the Firm – WFC

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 10:44pm

The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Wells Fargo investors under the federal securities laws.

Key Points: 
  • The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Wells Fargo investors under the federal securities laws.
  • On April 19, 2020, it was reported that Wells Fargo may have unfairly allocated government-backed loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
  • Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation.
  • 1 by ISS Securities Class Action Services for number of securities class action settlements in 2017.

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Announces Investigation on Behalf of Contura Energy, Inc. Investors (CTRA)

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 10:37pm

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Contura Energy, Inc. (Contura or the Company) (NYSE: CTRA ) whether the board breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders.

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  • The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Contura Energy, Inc. (Contura or the Company) (NYSE: CTRA ) whether the board breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders.
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Commercial Arbitration & Litigation Lawyer Katherine Cheung Joins Dorsey in Hong Kong as Partner

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 10:33pm

International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP is pleased to announced that Katherine Cheung has joined the Firms Commercial Litigation Group in Hong Kong as a Partner.

Key Points: 
  • International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP is pleased to announced that Katherine Cheung has joined the Firms Commercial Litigation Group in Hong Kong as a Partner.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200605005508/en/
    Dorsey & Whitney is pleased to announced that Katherine Cheung has joined the Firms Commercial Litigation Group in Hong Kong as a Partner.
  • She will be a terrific addition to our strong Hong Kong and mainland China-based commercial litigation and arbitration team and our U.S.-China practice, noted Dorsey Partner Simon Chan, who heads the Firms Hong Kong office.
  • We are delighted to have Katherine join us in Hong Kong, added Dorsey Managing Partner Bill Stoeri.

Maven Updates General Status and Guidance for 2020

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 10:20pm

In the meantime, Maven is focused on retooling its organization to produce at enterprise scale the kind of high-value inventory that consumers and especially marketers covet.

Key Points: 
  • In the meantime, Maven is focused on retooling its organization to produce at enterprise scale the kind of high-value inventory that consumers and especially marketers covet.
  • Despite the COVID-19-triggered slowdown, Maven continues to provide guidance for 2020 annual revenue to be greater than $115 million, reduced from the pre-COVID forecast by $45 million, but up from approximately $62 million (unaudited) in 2019.
  • On June 5, 2020 the board designated John Fichthorn, the Companys Chairman of the Board, as the Companys Executive Chairman.
  • A maven is a professional, authentic authority, evangelist and recognized community leader for a specific topic, cause or organization.

COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis | Plastic Resins Procurement Intelligence Report Forecasts Spend Growth of over USD 156 Billion | SpendEdge

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 10:30pm

The global plastic resins is poised to experience spend growth of more than USD 156 billion between 2020-2024 at a CAGR of over 5.15 %.

Key Points: 
  • The global plastic resins is poised to experience spend growth of more than USD 156 billion between 2020-2024 at a CAGR of over 5.15 %.
  • Our plastic resins procurement intelligence report offers actionable procurement intelligence insights, sourcing strategies, and action plans to mitigate risks arising out of the current pandemic situation.
  • While this will increase suppliers' OPEX, this will have an inflationary impact on buyers' plastic resins procurement expenditure.
  • This plastic resins procurement intelligence report has enlisted the top suppliers and their cost structures, SLA terms, best selection criteria, and negotiation strategies.

UBS Declares Coupon Payments on 5 ETRACS Exchange Traded Notes

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:58pm

As such, the Current Yield for each is not indicative of future coupon payments, if any, on these ETNs.

Key Points: 
  • As such, the Current Yield for each is not indicative of future coupon payments, if any, on these ETNs.
  • ETRACS ETNs are senior unsecured notes issued by UBS AG, are traded on NYSE Arca, and can be bought and sold through a broker or financial advisor.
  • The applicable offering document for each ETRACS may be obtained by clicking on the name of each ETRACS identified above.
  • The key symbol, UBS and ETRACS are among the registered and unregistered trademarks of UBS.

Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. Completes Successful Raise of $400 Million Unsecured Term Loan Facility

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:38pm

Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE: SRC) (Spirit or the Company), a net-lease real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in single-tenant, operationally essential real estate, today announced that the Company has closed on the final incremental term loan under the accordion feature of the previously announced $200 million unsecured term loan facility, raising a total of $400 million under the unsecured term loan facility.

Key Points: 
  • Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE: SRC) (Spirit or the Company), a net-lease real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in single-tenant, operationally essential real estate, today announced that the Company has closed on the final incremental term loan under the accordion feature of the previously announced $200 million unsecured term loan facility, raising a total of $400 million under the unsecured term loan facility.
  • This financing increases Spirits available liquidity, including cash and revolving credit capacity, to approximately $900 million.
  • Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE: SRC) is a premier net-lease REIT that primarily invests in single-tenant, operationally essential real estate assets, subject to long-term leases.
  • More information about Spirit Realty Capital can be found on the investor relations page of the Company's website at www.spiritrealty.com .

CarMax Announces First Quarter Conference Call and Annual Meeting Information

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:30pm

The live conference call can be accessed by dialing 1-888-298-3261 (or 1-706-679-7457 for international access) and entering the conference ID 3479824.

Key Points: 
  • The live conference call can be accessed by dialing 1-888-298-3261 (or 1-706-679-7457 for international access) and entering the conference ID 3479824.
  • The CarMax 2020 annual meeting of shareholders will be held on Tuesday, June 23, beginning at 1:00 p.m.
  • In light of the public health concerns and restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, this year our annual shareholders meeting will be held virtually and there will be no in-person meeting location.
  • CarMax, the nations largest retailer of used cars, revolutionized the automotive retail industry by driving integrity, honesty and transparency in every interaction.

Bow Street Responds to Mack-Cali’s Last-Ditch Effort to Manipulate Board Election

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:17pm

Bow Street LLC ("Bow Street") today issued the following statement in response to Mack-Cali Realty Corporations (Mack-Cali or the Company) (NYSE:CLI) modification of its slate of candidates standing for election to the Board of Directors (the Board) just days before the Companys Annual Meeting on June 10, 2020.

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  • Bow Street LLC ("Bow Street") today issued the following statement in response to Mack-Cali Realty Corporations (Mack-Cali or the Company) (NYSE:CLI) modification of its slate of candidates standing for election to the Board of Directors (the Board) just days before the Companys Annual Meeting on June 10, 2020.
  • Akiva Katz and Howard Shainker, Managing Partners of Bow Street, said, Mack-Calis action today is a further attempt to undo the 2019 election results and a step backwards for good governance and shareholder value.
  • This gamesmanship, just days before the annual meeting, is consistent with Mack-Calis approach to poor governance and reminiscent of the actions it took to manipulate last years Board election and retain its Chairman William Mack, who was voted off the Board by shareholders.
  • We urge shareholders not to be fooled by another last-ditch effort by the Company to manipulate a fair election of directors.

Mynomx Announces Scientific Validation of Its Cardiometabolic Risk Engines for Assessing Risk of COVID-19 in Populations

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:13pm

Through predictive risk stratification, the at-risk population in our communities can be identified and supported through intervention programs directed towards changing their risk profile and decreasing the risk of complications due to COVID-19.

Key Points: 
  • Through predictive risk stratification, the at-risk population in our communities can be identified and supported through intervention programs directed towards changing their risk profile and decreasing the risk of complications due to COVID-19.
  • Mynomx predictive analytics have been designed to deliver the most accurate prediction and stratification of the at-risk population for cardiometabolic disorder validated by these two studies.
  • The second sponsored research study was conducted in conjunction with Stanford University using the Stanford Medicine Research Data Repository (STARR).
  • To learn more about the development and validation of the Mynomx next-generation risk engine for CMD, contact us for scientific publications .

Andrea Short Elected President, Jim Seitz as Vice Chairman of 1st Source Bank

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:12pm

1st Source Bank announces the Board of Directors election of Mr. Jim Seitz as the Vice Chairman of the 1st Source Bank Board of Directors and the election of Ms. Andrea Short to President of 1st Source Bank.

Key Points: 
  • 1st Source Bank announces the Board of Directors election of Mr. Jim Seitz as the Vice Chairman of the 1st Source Bank Board of Directors and the election of Ms. Andrea Short to President of 1st Source Bank.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200605005497/en/
    Andrea Short, President of 1st Source Bank (Photo: Business Wire)
    Seitz was elected President of 1st Source Bank in 2012, and President of 1st Source Corporation in 2014.
  • On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce that Jim will bring his exemplary leadership and executional skills to his new role of Vice Chairman, states Chris Murphy, Chairman and CEO of 1st Source Corporation and 1st Source Bank.
  • I could not be more pleased that the Board of 1st Source Bank has elected Andrea Short to serve as President of 1st Source Bank and that she will continue as our Chief Financial Officer.

Piedmont Announces Proposed U.S. Public Offering of American Depositary Shares

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:06pm

Piedmont Lithium Limited (Piedmont or Company) (Nasdaq:PLL; ASX:PLL) today announced that it plans to conduct a U.S. public offering, subject to market and other conditions, of its American Depositary Shares (ADSs), each representing 100 of its ordinary shares (Public Offering).

Key Points: 
  • Piedmont Lithium Limited (Piedmont or Company) (Nasdaq:PLL; ASX:PLL) today announced that it plans to conduct a U.S. public offering, subject to market and other conditions, of its American Depositary Shares (ADSs), each representing 100 of its ordinary shares (Public Offering).
  • Piedmont intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the ADSs sold in the Public Offering to cover over-allotments at the issue price of the Public Offering.
  • ThinkEquity, a division of Fordham Financial Management, Inc., and Loop Capital Markets LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.
  • Piedmont also intends to conduct a substantially concurrent Australian private placement to existing non-U.S. institutional and sophisticated investors (Private Placement), at a price equivalent to the issue price of the Public Offering.

AgeX Therapeutics Receives Stock Exchange Deficiency Letter

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:15pm

AgeX Therapeutics, Inc. (AgeX: NYSE American: AGE), a biotechnology company developing therapeutics for human aging and regeneration, announced today that on June 1, 2020 AgeX received a Deficiency Letter from the staff of the NYSE American (the Exchange) indicating that AgeX does not meet certain of the Exchanges continued listing standards as set forth in Section 1003(a)(i) of the Exchange Company Guide in that AgeX has stockholders equity of less than $2,000,000 and has incurred losses from continuing operations and/or net losses during its two most recent fiscal years.

Key Points: 
  • AgeX Therapeutics, Inc. (AgeX: NYSE American: AGE), a biotechnology company developing therapeutics for human aging and regeneration, announced today that on June 1, 2020 AgeX received a Deficiency Letter from the staff of the NYSE American (the Exchange) indicating that AgeX does not meet certain of the Exchanges continued listing standards as set forth in Section 1003(a)(i) of the Exchange Company Guide in that AgeX has stockholders equity of less than $2,000,000 and has incurred losses from continuing operations and/or net losses during its two most recent fiscal years.
  • Pursuant to Section 1009 of the Exchange Company Guide and as provided in the Deficiency Letter AgeX intends to provide the Exchange staff with a plan by July 1, 2020 advising the Exchange staff of action AgeX has taken and will take that would bring AgeX into compliance with the Exchanges continued listing standards by December 1, 2021.
  • If the Exchange staff does not accept AgeXs plan, the Exchange staff will promptly initiate delisting proceedings.
  • AgeX Therapeutics, Inc. (NYSE American: AGE) is focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapeutics for human aging.

Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. Changes to Virtual Only Meeting Format for 2020 Meeting of Stockholders

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:05pm

Stockholders will not be able to attend the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders in person.

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  • Stockholders will not be able to attend the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders in person.
  • The 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on the previously announced date on Monday, June 15, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
  • As noted in the proxy statement filed by the Company on April 24, 2020, stockholders of record as of end of business on April 17, 2020 are entitled to participate in the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
  • This website also contains instructions as to how to participate in the virtual 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

New Analyses of Phase 2 EQUATOR Clinical Program Support Durable Efficacy of Filgotinib in Psoriatic Arthritis

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:01pm

These new analyses from the EQUATOR study program showed that patients with PsA who were treated with filgotinib achieved a sustained response.

Key Points: 
  • These new analyses from the EQUATOR study program showed that patients with PsA who were treated with filgotinib achieved a sustained response.
  • We look forward to advancing the pivotal Phase 3 PENGUIN clinical trial program to confirm the safety and efficacy of filgotinib as a potential treatment option for this patient population.
  • Treatment differences for Disease Activity Index for Psoriatic Arthritis (DAPSA) consistently favored filgotinib, reaching statistical significance in most subgroups, as well.
  • Filgotinib treatment leads to rapid and sustained reductions in inflammatory biomarkers in patients with moderate to severe psoriatic arthritis.

Liberty Global to Hold Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:01pm

Liberty Global plc (Liberty Global or the Company) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) will be holding its 2020 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time and 4:00 p.m. British Summer Time).

Key Points: 
  • Liberty Global plc (Liberty Global or the Company) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) will be holding its 2020 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time and 4:00 p.m. British Summer Time).
  • Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Company will conduct the meeting with an audio webcast live at https://www.libertyglobal.com/investors/presentations-and-webcasts/ .
  • Questions should relate to the business of the meeting, as outlined in the Notice of Meeting.
  • The physical location of the meeting will be at 1550 Wewatta Street, Suite 1000, Denver, Colorado, 80202.

Cabot Corporation to Participate in Deutsche Bank's Virtual 11th Annual Global Industrials & Materials Summit

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 10:00pm

The fireside chat will be an audio-only webcast with a dial-in option.

Key Points: 
  • The fireside chat will be an audio-only webcast with a dial-in option.
  • A live webcast of the event will be available on the investor section of Cabots website http://investor.cabot-corp.com .
  • Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • The Company encourages investors and potential investors to consult the Cabot website regularly.

InnerWorkings Announces Change in Location of its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:15pm

The 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held at the Hyatt House, 1515 Chicago Ave, Evanston, Illinois, 60201.

Key Points: 
  • The 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held at the Hyatt House, 1515 Chicago Ave, Evanston, Illinois, 60201.
  • The Annual Meeting will take place on June 9, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. Central Time, as previously disclosed.
  • Stockholders at the close of business on the record date, April 16, 2020, are entitled to attend the Annual Meeting.
  • Whether or not stockholders plan to attend the Annual Meeting, InnerWorkings urges stockholders to vote and submit their proxies in advance of the meeting by one of the methods described in the proxy materials.

Cornerstone to Hold Virtual 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:01pm

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (Cornerstone) (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in people development solutions, today announced that it will host its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders (the Annual Meeting) on June 25, 2020, at 1 p.m. Pacific Time in a virtual-only meeting format.

Key Points: 
  • Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (Cornerstone) (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in people development solutions, today announced that it will host its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders (the Annual Meeting) on June 25, 2020, at 1 p.m. Pacific Time in a virtual-only meeting format.
  • Due to the ongoing public health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and to support the health and well-being of employees, directors and stockholders, Cornerstone no longer intends to hold its Annual Meeting in person.
  • Stockholders of record as of the close of business on April 27, 2020, the record date for the Annual Meeting, can attend the Annual Meeting via the internet at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/CSOD2020 .
  • Stockholders will be able to vote during the Annual Meeting by following the instructions on the meeting website during the Annual Meeting.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor to Present at the Stifel 2020 Virtual Cross Sector Insight Conference

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:01pm

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited ("AOS") (Nasdaq: AOSL) today announced that Mr. Yifan Liang, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Stifel 2020 Cross Sector Insight Conference on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 12:40pm Eastern Time.

Key Points: 
  • Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited ("AOS") (Nasdaq: AOSL) today announced that Mr. Yifan Liang, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Stifel 2020 Cross Sector Insight Conference on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 12:40pm Eastern Time.
  • Mr. Liang will be available for one-on-one meetings with institutional investors at the conference.
  • Portfolio managers and analysts who wish to request a meeting should contact their institutional sales representative at Stifel.
  • A live webcast of the presentation will be available in the "Events & Presentations" section of the company's investor relations website, http://investor.aosmd.com .

Element Solutions Inc to Hold Virtual-Only Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:30pm

Element Solutions Inc (NYSE:ESI) ("Element Solutions" or the "Company") announced today a change in the format of its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders (the "2020 Annual Meeting") from in-person to virtual-only due to the ongoing public-health concerns related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • Element Solutions Inc (NYSE:ESI) ("Element Solutions" or the "Company") announced today a change in the format of its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders (the "2020 Annual Meeting") from in-person to virtual-only due to the ongoing public-health concerns related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
  • The date and time of the 2020 Annual Meeting (June 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)) remain unchanged.
  • As previously announced, stockholders of record as of the close of business on April 20, 2020, the record date, are entitled to attend and vote at the 2020 Annual Meeting.
  • All stockholders are encouraged to continue to vote in advance of the 2020 Annual Meeting by Internet, telephone or mail, as detailed in the proxy materials for the meeting.

Jabil’s Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2020 Earnings Announcement Set

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:05pm

Jabil (NYSE: JBL), a manufacturing solutions company, will announce its third quarter of fiscal year 2020 financials on Friday, June 19, 2020, before the market opens.

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  • Jabil (NYSE: JBL), a manufacturing solutions company, will announce its third quarter of fiscal year 2020 financials on Friday, June 19, 2020, before the market opens.
  • The company will host a conference call and webcast to review the results on Friday, June 19, 2020, at 8:30 a.m.
  • To access the live audio webcast and view the accompanying slide presentation, visit the Investor Relations section of Jabils website, located at https://investors.jabil.com .
  • About Jabil: Jabil (NYSE: JBL) is a manufacturing solutions provider that delivers comprehensive design, manufacturing, supply chain and product management services.

GSE Solutions Discloses Notice from Nasdaq

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:30pm

GSE Systems, Inc. (GSE Solutions, GSE, or the Company) (Nasdaq: GVP), a leader in delivering and supporting end-to-end training, engineering, compliance, simulation, and workforce solutions to the power industry, today announced that it received a notice letter dated June 1, 2020 from the Listing Qualifications Department of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq) stating, that as a result of the Companys failure to timely file its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019 (the Annual Report), the Company is not in compliance with Nasdaqs Listing Rule 5220(c)(1).

Key Points: 
  • GSE Systems, Inc. (GSE Solutions, GSE, or the Company) (Nasdaq: GVP), a leader in delivering and supporting end-to-end training, engineering, compliance, simulation, and workforce solutions to the power industry, today announced that it received a notice letter dated June 1, 2020 from the Listing Qualifications Department of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq) stating, that as a result of the Companys failure to timely file its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019 (the Annual Report), the Company is not in compliance with Nasdaqs Listing Rule 5220(c)(1).
  • Nasdaq stated in its notification that the Company has 60 calendar days, or until July 31, 2020, to submit a plan to regain compliance.
  • Nasdaqs notification has no immediate effect on the listing or trading of the Companys common stock on The Nasdaq Capital Market.
  • As a collective group, GSE Solutions leverages top skills, expertise, and technology to provide highly specialized solutions that enable customers to achieve the performance they envision.

VMware to Present at the Piper Sandler P.S. It's Friday: Remote Alphabet Soup | SASE vs. SD-WAN virtual event

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:15pm

VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced that Rajiv Ramaswami, VMwares chief operating officer, products and cloud services will present at the Piper Sandler P.S.

Key Points: 
  • VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced that Rajiv Ramaswami, VMwares chief operating officer, products and cloud services will present at the Piper Sandler P.S.
  • It's Friday: Remote Alphabet Soup | SASE vs. SD-WAN virtual event on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. PT/ 11:00 a.m.
  • Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is committed to being a force for good, from its breakthrough technology innovations to its global impact.
  • For more information, please visit https://www.vmware.com/company.html
    VMware's website is located at www.vmware.com , and its investor relations website is located at http://ir.vmware.com .

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

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:05pm

The distributions will be payable on June 26, 2020 to shareholders of record on June 15, 2020 with an ex-dividend date of June 12, 2020.

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  • The distributions will be payable on June 26, 2020 to shareholders of record on June 15, 2020 with an ex-dividend date of June 12, 2020.
  • Additional information as applicable regarding the composition of the distributions will be made available at us.allianzgi.com/closedendfunds after the payable date.
  • It is anticipated that the Funds next quarterly distribution will be declared on or about September 4, 2020 and be payable on or about September 25, 2020.
  • Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC, an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of PFP Holdings, Inc., serves as the Funds investment manager and is a member of Munich-based Allianz Group.

Growth of Coal Tar Market to be Impacted by the Demand for Coal Tar Products from the Healthcare Sector | Technavio

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 10:00pm

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  • Coal tar is extensively used in the healthcare industry for the treatment of skin diseases such as seborrheic dermatitis, dandruff, eczema, and psoriasis.
  • Coal tar is also used as an ingredient in the manufacture of both skin and cosmetic products.
  • Thus, the growing demand for coal tar products from the healthcare sector will boost the growth of the coal tar market during the forecast period.

Atara Biotherapeutics Announces its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders Will Be Held on June 16, 2020 in Virtual Format

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:15pm

The virtual Annual Meeting is expected to provide stockholders with the same rights and opportunities to participate as they would have at an in-person meeting.

Key Points: 
  • The virtual Annual Meeting is expected to provide stockholders with the same rights and opportunities to participate as they would have at an in-person meeting.
  • The webcast of the Annual Meeting will be archived for one year after the date of the Annual Meeting at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/ATRA2020 .
  • Stockholders of record and beneficial owners will be able to vote their shares electronically during the Annual Meeting by entering the Annual Meeting using the 16-digit control number.
  • Atara encourages stockholders to vote and submit their proxy in advance of the Annual Meeting by one of the methods described in the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting.

Trane Technologies Reports Results of Voting from 2020 Annual General Meeting, Declares Quarterly Dividend

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:30pm

Trane Technologies plc (NYSE:TT), a global climate innovator, held its 2020 Annual General Meeting of shareholders in Davidson, North Carolina.

Key Points: 
  • Trane Technologies plc (NYSE:TT), a global climate innovator, held its 2020 Annual General Meeting of shareholders in Davidson, North Carolina.
  • Swift, and Tony L. White were elected to a one-year term, which expires at the companys next Annual General Meeting.
  • The companys Board of Directors also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.53 cents per ordinary share, payable September 30, 2020, to shareholders of record on September 4, 2020.
  • Trane Technologies has paid consecutive quarterly cash dividends on its common shares since 1919 and annual dividends since 1910.

TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. Announces Corporate Name Change to Sixth Street Specialty Lending, Inc.

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:05pm

TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (NYSE: TSLX, or the Company) today announced that it will change its name to Sixth Street Specialty Lending, Inc., effective June 15, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (NYSE: TSLX, or the Company) today announced that it will change its name to Sixth Street Specialty Lending, Inc., effective June 15, 2020.
  • The new name reflects the previously announced completion of an agreement between Sixth Street Partners (Sixth Street) and TPG to become independent, unaffiliated businesses.
  • Sixth Street is the parent of the Companys adviser, which also recently renamed from TSL Advisers, LLC to Sixth Street Specialty Lending Advisers, LLC.
  • The Company is externally managed by Sixth Street Specialty Lending Advisers, LLC, an affiliate of Sixth Street and a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registered investment adviser.

BioMarker Strategies to Present at BIO Digital Next Week

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 8:56pm

BioMarker Strategies, LLC, a company focused on helping make precision medicine more of a reality for patients with solid tumor cancers, today announced that President and CEO Jerry Parrott will present at BIO Digital.

Key Points: 
  • BioMarker Strategies, LLC, a company focused on helping make precision medicine more of a reality for patients with solid tumor cancers, today announced that President and CEO Jerry Parrott will present at BIO Digital.
  • BIO Digital replaces BIO 2020, the Biotechnology Innovation Organizations International Convention, which was originally scheduled to be held in San Diego.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    As BIO has stated it, We may not be able to gather in person, but nothing stops innovation.
  • At BIO 2019, Mr. Parrott said, we provided demonstrations of the SnapPath Cancer Diagnostics System during Exhibition hours at the BioMarker Strategies Booth in the Maryland Pavilion.

Rental Affordability Act Supported by Courage California

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 8:40pm

Housing justice advocates and backers of the Rental Affordability Act (RAA), a November 2020 state ballot initiative that will allow for expansion of rent control throughout California, are proud to announce that the Courage California has endorsed the ballot measure.

Key Points: 
  • Housing justice advocates and backers of the Rental Affordability Act (RAA), a November 2020 state ballot initiative that will allow for expansion of rent control throughout California, are proud to announce that the Courage California has endorsed the ballot measure.
  • "Courage California is proud to endorse the Rental Affordability Act.
  • Californians need the Rental Affordability Act to protect tenants and bring stability to our most vulnerable communities," said Angela Chavez, Director of Communications, Courage California.
  • The organization's endorsement of the Rental Affordability Act only confirms that the housing crisis is one of the most immediate social justice issues of our time," Ren Christian Moya, Housing Is A Human Right and Rental Affordability Act Campaign Director.

Commercial Automobile Insurers Could See Fewer But Costlier Claims in Pandemic (AM BestTV)

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 8:34pm

Since the shelter in place order went into effect, there has been less traffic on the road.

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  • Since the shelter in place order went into effect, there has been less traffic on the road.
  • Consequently, fewer cars, buses and trucks mean fewer accidents.
  • Looking at data from March 2020, overall, there is an approximate 11% decrease in accidents reported, said, Kyle Hoffman, vice president of customer success, Convr.
  • It certainly indicates that we will see fewer losses in commercial automobile while we have shelter in place.

Ameriprise Financial Announces New Grants and Connects Employees and Advisors to Volunteer Opportunities in a Time of Crisis

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 8:13pm

At the same time, were seeing people who want to come together to help but dont know exactly where to turn.

Key Points: 
  • At the same time, were seeing people who want to come together to help but dont know exactly where to turn.
  • At Ameriprise Financial, we have been helping people feel confident about their financial future for more than 125 years.
  • Ameriprise Financial is dedicated to utilizing the firms resources and talents to improve the lives of individuals and build strong communities.
  • In 2019, Ameriprise employees and advisors contributed nearly 100,000 volunteer hours to nonprofits nationwide.

Coolray Partners with DGM Racing and Josh Williams for Atlanta Race Weekend

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 8:11pm

In an effort to continue the momentum that Williams has built, DGM Racing has added Coolray Heating, Cooling, Plumbing and Electrical as the primary sponsor of Williams No.

Key Points: 
  • In an effort to continue the momentum that Williams has built, DGM Racing has added Coolray Heating, Cooling, Plumbing and Electrical as the primary sponsor of Williams No.
  • Were really excited to have Coolray and their brands onboard with us for Atlanta this weekend, Williams said.
  • After a nearly three-month wait, Coolray President Andy Piercefield is looking forward to seeing the Coolray colors finally hit the race track this weekend with Williams at the controls.
  • Coolray is proud to have served metro Atlanta since 1966, and we look forward to partnering with Josh and the DGM Racing team as they come to Atlanta this weekend to compete, said Piercefield.

KBRA Assigns Ratings to Verus Securitization Trust 2020-INV1 (Verus 2020-INV1)

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 8:05pm

Further disclosures relating to this rating action are available in the U.S. Information Disclosure Form referenced above.

Key Points: 
  • Further disclosures relating to this rating action are available in the U.S. Information Disclosure Form referenced above.
  • Additional information regarding KBRA policies, methodologies, rating scales and disclosures are available at www.kbra.com .
  • KBRA is a full-service credit rating agency registered as an NRSRO with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • KBRA is also recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners as a Credit Rating Provider and is a certified Credit Rating Agency (CRA) with the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).

How Market Identification Engagement Helped a Paints and Coatings Manufacturer Increase Sales by 23% | A Case Study by Infiniti Research

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 8:03pm

Their latest success story outlines the key business challenges faced by a paints and coatings manufacturer and explains how the client leveraged market identification engagement to combat these roadblocks.

Key Points: 
  • Their latest success story outlines the key business challenges faced by a paints and coatings manufacturer and explains how the client leveraged market identification engagement to combat these roadblocks.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200605005364/en/
    The global paints and coatings industry is expected to grow at a considerable rate over the coming years.
  • With Infinitis market identification solution, the client was able to analyze the US paints and coatings industry with respect to market metrics and forecast its growth.
  • Infiniti Research studies markets in more than 100 countries to help analyze competitive activity, see beyond market disruptions, and develop intelligent business strategies.

COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis- Bio-based Resins Market 2020-2024 | The Rising Consumer Appeal Toward Eco-friendly Packaging to Boost Growth | Technavio

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 8:45pm

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Key Points: 
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • Market estimates include pre- and post-COVID-19 impact on the bio-based resins market.
  • The rising consumer appeal toward eco-friendly packaging has been instrumental in driving the growth of the market.
  • However, the cost-effectiveness of conventional resins over bio-based resins might hamper the market growth.

COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis- Real Estate Software Market 2020-2024 | Growing Middle-class Population In Developing Economies to Boost Growth | Technavio

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 9:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200605005290/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Real Estate Software Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Technavio suggests three forecast scenarios (optimistic, probable, and pessimistic) considering the impact of COVID-19.
  • Market estimates include pre- and post-COVID-19 impact on the Real Estate Software Market Download free sample report
    The market is fragmented, and the degree of fragmentation will accelerate during the forecast period.
  • The growing middle-class population in developing economies has been instrumental in driving the growth of the market.
  • https://www.technavio.com/report/report/real-estate-software-market-indu...
    Real Estate Software Market 2020-2024: Segmentation
    Real Estate Software Market is segmented as below:

COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis- Marine Loading Arms Market 2020-2024 | Demand For Oil & Gas Globally to Boost Growth | Technavio

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 8:30pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200605005285/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Marine Loading Arms Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Technavio suggests three forecast scenarios (optimistic, probable, and pessimistic) considering the impact of COVID-19.
  • Market estimates include pre- and post-COVID-19 impact on the Marine Loading Arms Market Download free sample report
    The market is concentrated, and the degree of concentration will accelerate during the forecast period.
  • The demand for oil and gas globally has been instrumental in driving the growth of the market.
  • https://www.technavio.com/report/report/marine-loading-arms-market-indus...
    Marine Loading Arms Market 2020-2024: Segmentation
    Marine Loading Arms Market is segmented as below:

COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis- Optical Microscopes Market 2020-2024 | Product Innovations to Boost Growth | Technavio

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 8:15pm

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Key Points: 
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200605005282/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Optical Microscopes Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Technavio suggests three forecast scenarios (optimistic, probable, and pessimistic) considering the impact of COVID-19.
  • Market estimates include pre- and post-COVID-19 impact on the Optical Microscopes Market Download free sample report
    The market is fragmented, and the degree of fragmentation will accelerate during the forecast period.
  • Product innovations has been instrumental in driving the growth of the market.

South Minneapolis nonprofit Urban Ventures distributes gymnasium full of donations on first day, pleads for replenishment of goods and help rebuilding businesses

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 7:56pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200605005474/en/
    Urban Ventures transforms gymnasium to receive and distribute donations to South Minneapolis families and businesses in need.
  • Our network of supporters responded overnight and brought a gymnasium full of canned food goods, diapers and other necessities.
  • But the need was so great that the gymnasium was empty before nightfall, and we are again in dire need of substantial donations.
  • According to Hawn, Urban Ventures initial call for help resulted in more than 3,000 volunteers who were ready to clean streets, neighborhood shops and other businesses, and help in other ways.

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against eHealth, Inc. (EHTH)

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 7:56pm

On April 8, 2020, Muddy Waters Research published a report alleging, among other things, that eHealth misled investors regarding member churn and revenue recognition.

Key Points: 
  • On April 8, 2020, Muddy Waters Research published a report alleging, among other things, that eHealth misled investors regarding member churn and revenue recognition.
  • skyrocketed and that EHTH is pursuing low quality, lossmaking growth while its LTVs are based on lower churn, pre-growth cohorts.
  • To be a member of the class action you need not take any action at this time; you may retain counsel of your choice or take no action and remain an absent member of the class action.
  • This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Intelsat S.A. (I)

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 7:54pm

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz reminds investors of the upcoming June 8, 2020 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of investors who purchased Intelsat S.A. ("Intelsat" or the Company") ( NYSE: I ) shares between November 5, 2019 and November 18, 2019, inclusive (the Class Period).

Key Points: 
  • The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz reminds investors of the upcoming June 8, 2020 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of investors who purchased Intelsat S.A. ("Intelsat" or the Company") ( NYSE: I ) shares between November 5, 2019 and November 18, 2019, inclusive (the Class Period).
  • Then on November 18, 2019, the FCC announced that it would publicly auction the C-Band that Intelsat had been hoping to sell privately.
  • If you purchased or otherwise acquired Intelsat securities during the Class Period, you may move the Court no later than June 8, 2020 to request appointment as lead plaintiff in this putative class action lawsuit.
  • To be a member of the class action you need not take any action at this time; you may retain counsel of your choice or take no action and remain an absent member of the class action.

Cayman International Insurance Will Not Hold the 2020 Cayman Captive Forum Due to the Uncertainty Caused by the Current Covid-19 Global Pandemic

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 7:43pm

With approximately 85% of the attending delegates visiting Cayman from overseas, the conference is dependent on a global environment free from restrictions on travel and social distancing.

Key Points: 
  • With approximately 85% of the attending delegates visiting Cayman from overseas, the conference is dependent on a global environment free from restrictions on travel and social distancing.
  • The Insurance Managers Association Cayman (IMAC) Chair, Colin Robinson commented, The Cayman Captive Forum contributes more than US$2m to the local economy each year from flights to hotel reservations; taxi fares to restaurant bookings.
  • We would also like to express our sincere thanks to the Management team of The Ritz-Carlton for their understanding and continued support.
  • The Cayman Islands is an international insurance centre with a 40-year-plus history in international insurance products, and specialising in captive insurance, ILS structuring, and reinsurance.

Garmin® shareholders approve quarterly dividend through March 2021 and Garmin announces record date and payment date for June 2020 dividend installment

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 7:41pm

Garmin serves five primary markets, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation.

Key Points: 
  • Garmin serves five primary markets, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation.
  • For more information, visit Garmin's virtual pressroom at garmin.com/newsroom , contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200, or follow us at facebook.com/garmin , instagram.com/garmin , twitter.com/garmin , or youtube.com/garmin .
  • Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.
  • A copy of Garmins 2019 Form 10-K and the Q1 2020 Form 10-Q can be downloaded from https://www.garmin.com/en-US/investors/sec/ .

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 7:28pm

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz reminds investors of the upcoming June 8, 2020 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of investors who acquired Fifth Third Bancorp ("Fifth Third" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: FITB ) securities between February 26, 2016 and March 6, 2020, inclusive (the Class Period).

Key Points: 
  • The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz reminds investors of the upcoming June 8, 2020 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of investors who acquired Fifth Third Bancorp ("Fifth Third" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: FITB ) securities between February 26, 2016 and March 6, 2020, inclusive (the Class Period).
  • On March 9, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") announced that it had filed a lawsuit against Fifth Third Bank, N.A.
  • To be a member of the class action you need not take any action at this time; you may retain counsel of your choice or take no action and remain an absent member of the class action.
  • This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

KBRA Assigns Ratings to Ellington Financial Mortgage Trust 2020-1 (EFMT 2020-1)

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 7:08pm

Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc. (KBRA) assigns ratings to three classes of mortgage-backed notes from Ellington Financial Mortgage Trust 2020-1 (EFMT 2020-1), a $259.3 million non-prime RMBS transaction.

Key Points: 
  • Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc. (KBRA) assigns ratings to three classes of mortgage-backed notes from Ellington Financial Mortgage Trust 2020-1 (EFMT 2020-1), a $259.3 million non-prime RMBS transaction.
  • Ellington has purchased all but 24 loans in the pool from its affiliated originator LendSure Mortgage Corp. (LendSure).
  • The remaining loans (24.8%) were categorized as being exempt from the ATR/QM rule having been originated for a business purpose (i.e.
  • The pool has a non-zero weighted average (NZWA) original credit score of 712 and a WA debt-to-income (DTI) ratio of 36.7%.

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and Its Subsidiaries

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 7:05pm

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A++ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of aa+ of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its life/health subsidiaries, C.M.

Key Points: 
  • AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A++ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of aa+ of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its life/health subsidiaries, C.M.
  • Life Insurance Company and MML Bay State Life Insurance Company (both domiciled in Enfield, CT).
  • For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Bests Credit Ratings .
  • For information on the proper media use of Bests Credit Ratings and AM Best press releases, please view Guide for Media - Proper Use of Bests Credit Ratings and AM Best Rating Action Press Releases .

Preliminary Research Involving Members of The US Oncology Network Finds Cancer Drug May Benefit Advanced COVID-19 Patients

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 7:10pm

Rapid improvements have been seen in acutely ill patients with COVID-19 treated with the cancer drug acalabrutinib (Calquence) by researchers, including physicians within The US Oncology Network (The Network).

Key Points: 
  • Rapid improvements have been seen in acutely ill patients with COVID-19 treated with the cancer drug acalabrutinib (Calquence) by researchers, including physicians within The US Oncology Network (The Network).
  • Nineteen patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) from COVID-19 were treated with acalabrutinib for 10-14 days.
  • Every day, The US Oncology Network (The Network) helps more than 1,350 independent physicians deliver value-based, integrated care to patients close to home.
  • This collaboration allows the providers in The Network to focus on the health of their patients, while McKesson focuses on the health of their practices.

3 Media and Entertainment Industry Trends Driven by the Impact of COVID-19 on Digital Content Consumption Patterns | Submit RFP for Detailed Insights | Quantzig

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 7:35pm

Talk to our analytics experts to learn how we can help you tackle such issues in the least possible time frame.

Key Points: 
  • Talk to our analytics experts to learn how we can help you tackle such issues in the least possible time frame.
  • Our interaction with media and entertainment industry clients from across geographies has helped us gain detailed information on the challenges and opportunities in this sector.
  • We have highlighted a few trends, that in our opinion, will play a pivotal role in redefining the media and entertainment industry.
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