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Hall of Fame Resort and Entertainment Company Announces Release Date for Fourth Quarter 2020 Results and Presentation at the 2021 Maxim Group Emerging Growth Conference

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:15pm

Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), the only resort, entertainment and media company centered around the power of professional football, will release its fourth quarter fiscal 2020 results ended December 31, 2020, on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, after the close of trading on Nasdaq.

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  • Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW), the only resort, entertainment and media company centered around the power of professional football, will release its fourth quarter fiscal 2020 results ended December 31, 2020, on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, after the close of trading on Nasdaq.
  • The Company will be presenting at the 2021 Maxim Group Emerging Growth Conference and invites interested parties to listen to its executive management presentation on March 18, 2021.
  • Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: HOFV, HOFVW) is a resort and entertainment company leveraging the power and popularity of professional football and its legendary players in partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
  • Headquartered in Canton, Ohio, the Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company is the owner of the Hall of Fame Village powered by Johnson Controls, a multi-use sports, entertainment and media destination centered around the Pro Football Hall of Fame's campus.

Spotify Announces Proposed Exchangeable Senior Notes Offering

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:05pm

Spotify Technology S.A. (Spotify) (NYSE: SPOT) today announced that its indirect subsidiary, Spotify USA Inc. (Spotify USA), intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $1,300,000,000 aggregate principal amount of exchangeable senior notes due 2026 (the notes) in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act).

Key Points: 
  • Spotify Technology S.A. (Spotify) (NYSE: SPOT) today announced that its indirect subsidiary, Spotify USA Inc. (Spotify USA), intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $1,300,000,000 aggregate principal amount of exchangeable senior notes due 2026 (the notes) in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act).
  • The notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed, on a senior, unsecured basis, by Spotify.
  • Spotify USA will settle exchanges by paying or delivering, as applicable, cash, ordinary shares of Spotify or a combination of cash and ordinary shares of Spotify, at Spotify USAs election.
  • Spotify USA may not consummate the proposed offering described in this press release and, if the proposed offering is consummated, cannot provide any assurances regarding the final terms of the offering or the notes or its ability to effectively apply the net proceeds as described above.

TPG RE Finance Trust Announces Leadership Transition

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:10pm

He is a Partner of TPG and will continue in his role as Chief Operating Officer of TPG Real Estate.

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  • He is a Partner of TPG and will continue in his role as Chief Operating Officer of TPG Real Estate.
  • At the Firms request, Guggenheim will serve as a Senior Advisor to TPG during a transition period.
  • TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. is a commercial real estate finance company that originates, acquires, and manages primarily first mortgage loans secured by institutional properties located in primary and select secondary markets in the United States.
  • The Company is externally managed by TPG RE Finance Trust Management, L.P., a part of TPG Real Estate, which is the real estate investment platform of global alternative asset firm TPG.

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:05pm

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ACAD) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020.

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  • Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ACAD) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020.
  • Acadia delivered strong financial results in the fourth quarter and full year 2020, driven by robust sales of NUPLAZID in Parkinsons disease psychosis.
  • Net sales of NUPLAZID (pimavanserin) were $121.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2020, an increase of 23% as compared to $98.3 million reported for the fourth quarter of 2019.
  • Acadia management will review its fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results and operations via conference call and webcast today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. Announces Appointment of Chairman, Addition to Its Board of Directors, and Transition of Lead Independent Director

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:30pm

PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: PFSI) today announced the appointment of David A. Spector as Chairman of the Board.

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  • PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: PFSI) today announced the appointment of David A. Spector as Chairman of the Board.
  • The company also announced that Jonathon S. Jacobson, Founder of HighSage Ventures, has joined the Board of Directors.
  • I am also pleased to announce that Jon Jacobson has agreed to join our Board.
  • Jeffs experiences and abilities, including his expertise in residential mortgage finance, make him particularly qualified to assume the role of Independent Lead Director, said Mr. Spector.

Phillips 66 Partners Files 2020 Form 10-K

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:00pm

Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE: PSXP) (the Partnership) has filed its annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2020, with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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  • Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE: PSXP) (the Partnership) has filed its annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2020, with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • Unitholders may request a hard copy of the report, which includes the Partnerships audited financial statements, free of charge.
  • Requests should be submitted in writing to Phillips 66 411 S. Keeler Ave., Bartlesville, OK 74003.
  • Headquartered in Houston, Phillips 66 Partners is a growth-oriented master limited partnership formed by Phillips 66 to own, operate, develop and acquire primarily fee-based crude oil, refined petroleum products and natural gas liquids pipelines, terminals and other midstream assets.

Finance of America Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Earnings Webcast Details

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:05pm

Management will host a webcast and conference call on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 5:00 pm ET to discuss the Companys results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2020.

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  • Management will host a webcast and conference call on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 5:00 pm ET to discuss the Companys results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2020.
  • The replay can also be accessed on the Investors section of the Company's website at https://www.financeofamerica.com/investors/ or Replay Acquisitions website at https://www.replayacquisition.com/ .
  • Finance of America is a diversified, vertically integrated consumer lending platform.
  • In addition, Finance of America offers complementary lending services to enhance the customer experience, as well as capital markets and portfolio management capabilities to optimize distribution to investors.

Aptar Named One of Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S. for the Third Consecutive Year

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:00pm

AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR), a global leader in drug delivery, consumer product dispensing and active material solutions, has again been named one of Barrons 100 Most Sustainable Companies.

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  • AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE: ATR), a global leader in drug delivery, consumer product dispensing and active material solutions, has again been named one of Barrons 100 Most Sustainable Companies.
  • Aptar is ranked number 76 for 2021 and this marks the third consecutive year Aptar has been included on Barrons esteemed list.
  • This is the fourth year Barrons has published its list of companies with the highest ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) scores.
  • Barrons full list of 100 Most Sustainable Companies can be found here .

Brigham Minerals, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Jon-Al Duplantier to the Board of Directors

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:15pm

Brigham Minerals, Inc. (NYSE: MNRL) (Brigham Minerals, Brigham, or the Company), a leading mineral and royalty interest acquisition company, today announces the appointment of a new independent director, Jon-Al Duplantier, to the Companys Board of Directors effective February 19, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Brigham Minerals, Inc. (NYSE: MNRL) (Brigham Minerals, Brigham, or the Company), a leading mineral and royalty interest acquisition company, today announces the appointment of a new independent director, Jon-Al Duplantier, to the Companys Board of Directors effective February 19, 2021.
  • Bud M. (Bud) Brigham, Executive Chairman commented, I am extremely excited to announce the appointment of Jon-Al to our Board of Directors.
  • Prior to Parker, Mr. Duplantier worked at ConocoPhillips for 14 years with positions across the globe including Indonesia and the UAE.
  • We are excited about Jon-Als appointment to the Board and the entire Board looks forward to working with him as we execute upon our strategic vision.

Crane Co. to Host Annual Investor Conference; Raises 2021 EPS Guidance

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:00pm

As previously announced, Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) will hold its annual investor conference virtually on Thursday, February 25, 2021, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EST).

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  • As previously announced, Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) will hold its annual investor conference virtually on Thursday, February 25, 2021, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EST).
  • Crane Co. is also raising its full year 2021 guidance for GAAP earnings per diluted share (EPS) by $0.10 to a range of $4.95-$5.15.
  • The revised guidance reflects core sales growth of approximately 3%, compared to the 2% core sales growth assumption in the Companys prior guidance.
  • (Please see the attached Non-GAAP Financial Measures table for a detailed reconciliation of GAAP EPS guidance to adjusted EPS guidance.)

Arcus Biosciences Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results and Provides Operational Highlights

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:10pm

Arcus Biosciences, Inc. (NYSE:RCUS), an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company working to create best-in-class cancer therapies, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2020 and provided operational highlights.

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  • Arcus Biosciences, Inc. (NYSE:RCUS), an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company working to create best-in-class cancer therapies, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2020 and provided operational highlights.
  • The $220 million received from this investment will enable Arcus to accelerate the development plans for Arcuss five clinical-stage molecules.
  • Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2020
    Cash, cash equivalents and investments were $735.1 million as of December 31, 2020, compared to $188.3 million at December 31, 2019.
  • After December 31, 2020, Arcus received an additional $220.4 million in proceeds from the sale of equity to Gilead.

Starbucks to Webcast 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:05pm

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (Annual Meeting) on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time.

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  • Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (Annual Meeting) on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time.
  • The meeting, which will be held in a virtual format, can be accessed on the companys website at http://investor.starbucks.com .
  • As described in the companys proxy materials, you are eligible to vote at the Annual Meeting if you were a shareholder as of the close of business on January 8, 2021, the record date, or hold a legal proxy for the meeting provided by your bank, broker, or nominee.
  • A replay of the meeting will be available on the companys website until end of day Friday, September 17, 2021.

Raven Industries Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:30pm

Raven Industries, Inc. (the Company; NASDAQ:RAVN), a diversified technology leader in agriculture, high-performance specialty films, and aerospace and defense solutions, announced the appointment of Taimur Sharih as Chief Financial Officer, effective March 1.

Key Points: 
  • Raven Industries, Inc. (the Company; NASDAQ:RAVN), a diversified technology leader in agriculture, high-performance specialty films, and aerospace and defense solutions, announced the appointment of Taimur Sharih as Chief Financial Officer, effective March 1.
  • Taimurs leadership and track record of driving results and transformational growth fits exceptionally well with Ravens bold strategy, said Dan Rykhus, President and Chief Executive Officer.
  • Additionally, Mr. Sharih spent 14 years at Praxair (NYSE:PX) in various financial roles, including Vice President of Finance for the U.S. Industrial and Asia markets and Chief of Staff.
  • Raven Industries (NASDAQ: RAVN) provides innovative, high-value products and systems that solve great challenges throughout the world.

United Rentals to Present at the Evercore ISI 13th Annual Industrial Conference

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:15pm

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced that it will participate in the Evercore ISI 13th Annual Industrial Conference on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.

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  • United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced that it will participate in the Evercore ISI 13th Annual Industrial Conference on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.
  • The conference will include a presentation by Matt Flannery, president and chief executive officer and Jessica Graziano, chief financial officer.
  • United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world.
  • United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poors 500 Index, the Barrons 400 Index and the Russell 3000 Index and is headquartered in Stamford, Conn. Additional information about United Rentals is available at unitedrentals.com .

Blueknight Announces Timing of Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results and Conference Call

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:30pm

Blueknight Energy Partners, L.P. (Blueknight or the Partnership) (NASDAQ: BKEP and BKEPP), plans to release fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results after market close on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

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  • Blueknight Energy Partners, L.P. (Blueknight or the Partnership) (NASDAQ: BKEP and BKEPP), plans to release fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results after market close on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.
  • The Partnership will discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2020 results during a conference call on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. CST (11:00 a.m. EST).
  • The conference call will be accessible by telephone at 1-855-327-6837. International participants will be able to access the conference call at 1-631-891-4304.
  • Blueknight provides integrated terminalling services for companies engaged in the production, distribution and marketing of liquid asphalt and crude oil.

Zymeworks Reports 2020 Year-End Financial Results

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:15pm

Zymeworks Inc. (NYSE: ZYME), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing multifunctional biotherapeutics, today reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2020 and provided a summary of recent business and clinical highlights.

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  • Zymeworks Inc. (NYSE: ZYME), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing multifunctional biotherapeutics, today reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2020 and provided a summary of recent business and clinical highlights.
  • Throughout 2020, we initiated and advanced several clinical trials and achieved important regulatory milestones for zanidatamab and ZW49, said Ali Tehrani, Ph.D., Zymeworks President & CEO.
  • Financial Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2020
    Revenue was $39.0 million in 2020 compared to $29.5 million in 2019.
  • As of December 31, 2020, Zymeworks had $451.6 million in cash resources consisting of cash, cash equivalents, short-term investments and certain long-term investments.

HilltopSecurities Welcomes Brian Connery to Fixed Income Capital Markets

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:00pm

Hilltop Securities Inc. (HilltopSecurities) recently welcomed Brian Connery to its Fixed Income Capital Markets division in Dallas as director and municipal trader, reporting to Todd Bleakney, senior managing director, co-head of Debt Capital Markets.

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  • Hilltop Securities Inc. (HilltopSecurities) recently welcomed Brian Connery to its Fixed Income Capital Markets division in Dallas as director and municipal trader, reporting to Todd Bleakney, senior managing director, co-head of Debt Capital Markets.
  • Hes an accomplished municipal finance professional, covering financial modeling and trading for high yield securities and other fixed income products.
  • He joins from Morgan Stanley where he served as vice president and high yield trader for their Municipal Fixed Income group.
  • Prior to his time there, Connery worked with Citigroup as vice president of municipal fixed income, specializing in credit analytics and structured products.

California Resources Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Earnings Release; Announces Virtual Strategy Day and Investor Conference Participation

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:15pm

California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results following the market close on Thursday, March 11, 2021.

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  • California Resources Corporation (NYSE: CRC) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results following the market close on Thursday, March 11, 2021.
  • CRC will hold a virtual Strategy Day on Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 1 p.m.
  • ET (10 a.m. PT) to review the companys strategic repositioning, expected outcomes of the new strategic alignment and 2021 guidance.
  • Participants are encouraged to preregister for Strategy Day here or can access the webcast in the Investor Relations section on www.crc.com on the day of the event.

Domo Executives to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:05pm

Domo is the Business Cloud, empowering organizations of all sizes with BI leverage at cloud scale, in record time.

Key Points: 
  • Domo is the Business Cloud, empowering organizations of all sizes with BI leverage at cloud scale, in record time.
  • With Domo, BI-critical processes that took weeks, months or more can now be done on-the-fly, in minutes or seconds, at unbelievable scale.
  • For more information about how Domo (Nasdaq: DOMO) helps its customers go fast, go big and go bold, visit www.domo.com .
  • You can also follow Domo on Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn .

Zendesk To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:15pm

Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE:ZEN) today announced its participation in two upcoming investor conferences.

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  • Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE:ZEN) today announced its participation in two upcoming investor conferences.
  • Norman Gennaro, President of Sales, and Marc Cabi, Senior Vice President of Finance and Strategy and Head of Investor Relations, will virtually present at The JMP Securities Technology Conference on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.
  • A live webcast of each presentation will be accessible by visiting Zendesks investor website at investor.zendesk.com.
  • Zendesk is a customer service software company with support and sales products designed to improve customer relationships.

FBL Financial Group Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:15pm

FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: FFG) today announces that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.52 per share, payable on March 31, 2021 to Class A and Class B common stockholders of record as of March 15, 2021.

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  • FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: FFG) today announces that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.52 per share, payable on March 31, 2021 to Class A and Class B common stockholders of record as of March 15, 2021.
  • FBL Financial Group is a holding company with the purpose to protect livelihoods and futures.
  • In addition, FBL Financial Group manages all aspects of two Farm Bureau affiliated property-casualty insurance companies for a management fee.
  • Headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, FBL Financial Group is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FFG.

The Cheesecake Factory to Present at the Raymond James 42nd Annual Institutional Investors Conference

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:15pm

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ: CAKE) today announced that it will present at the Raymond James 42nd Annual Institutional Investors Conference on March 2, 2021 at 1:20 p.m. Eastern Time.

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  • The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ: CAKE) today announced that it will present at the Raymond James 42nd Annual Institutional Investors Conference on March 2, 2021 at 1:20 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • David Gordon, President, and Matthew Clark, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present on behalf of the Company.
  • A replay of the webcast will be available for seven days following the live presentation.
  • The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is a leader in experiential dining.

Snap Inc. to Participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:10pm

Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) announced today that Evan Spiegel, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Virtual Conference 2021 on March 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific.

Key Points: 
  • Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) announced today that Evan Spiegel, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Virtual Conference 2021 on March 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific.
  • A live webcast and replay of the session will be available on Snap Inc.s Investor Relations website for at least 90 days at: http://investor.snap.com .
  • We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate.
  • We contribute to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

Voya Prime Rate Trust Announces Resignation of Investment Manager, Intention to Approve Successor Manager and Second Tender Offer

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:30pm

Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE: PPR) (the Fund) announced today that Voya Investments, LLC (VIL) (the investment manager to the Fund) has notified the Board that it will resign as the Funds manager effective June 22, 2021.

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  • Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE: PPR) (the Fund) announced today that Voya Investments, LLC (VIL) (the investment manager to the Fund) has notified the Board that it will resign as the Funds manager effective June 22, 2021.
  • Upon the effective date, the sub-advisory agreement between VIL and Voya Investment Management Co. LLC (Voya IM) will also terminate and the sub-adviser will cease to provide day-to-day investment management services for the Fund.
  • VIL and Voya IM are committed to seeking to ensure a smooth transition to the successor manager and serving the Fund, its Board and its shareholders during the transition.
  • The Funds have not yet commenced the Tender Offers described in this press release.

Entravision Announces Launch of the Newly Revamped Noticiasya.com News Destination

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:15pm

Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC), a leading global media and marketing technology company, announced today the launch of its newly revamped premier online news destination, Noticiasya.com .

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  • Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC), a leading global media and marketing technology company, announced today the launch of its newly revamped premier online news destination, Noticiasya.com .
  • For more information or to visit the newly revamped website, please go to Noticiasya.com .
  • In the broadcast space, Entravision has 54 television stations and is the largest affiliate group of the Univision and UniMs television networks.
  • Shares of Entravision Class A Common Stock trade on The New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol: EVC.

nVent Electric plc to Host Live Webcast of Investor and Analyst Meeting on March 3

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:30pm

nVent Electric plc (NYSE:NVT) (nVent), a global leader in electrical connection and protection solutions, today announced it will host a meeting with institutional investors and security analysts on Wednesday, March 3 from 9 a.m. to approximately 12:00 p.m. EST.

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  • nVent Electric plc (NYSE:NVT) (nVent), a global leader in electrical connection and protection solutions, today announced it will host a meeting with institutional investors and security analysts on Wednesday, March 3 from 9 a.m. to approximately 12:00 p.m. EST.
  • nVent executive leaders will discuss the companys strategy and their views on its future opportunities in the electrification of everything.
  • A link to register and attend the live event is available here or at https://investors.nvent.com/investor-relations where the materials and audio replay will be posted.
  • nVent, CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, SCHROFF and TRACER
    nVent, CADDY, ERICO, HOFFMAN, RAYCHEM, SCHROFF and TRACER are trademarks owned or licensed by nVent Services GmbH or its affiliates.