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AM Best Revises Outlooks to Positive for the Members of BCS Financial Group

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:29pm

AM Best has revised the outlooks to positive from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of a- of the members of BCS Financial Group (BCS).

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  • AM Best has revised the outlooks to positive from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of a- of the members of BCS Financial Group (BCS).
  • These members include BCS Insurance Company, 4 Ever Life Insurance Company and 4 Ever Life International Limited.
  • The Credit Ratings (ratings) reflect the members balance sheet strength, which AM Best categorizes as strongest, as well as their adequate operating performance, limited business profile and appropriate enterprise risk management.
  • The revised outlooks reflect the strengthening of BCS business profile.

Ann Arbor SPARK's annual a2Tech360 Goes Virtual for 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:29pm

Ann Arbor SPARK recently announced its popular annual a2Tech360 programming will be delivered virtually this year, September 18-26, 2020.

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  • Ann Arbor SPARK recently announced its popular annual a2Tech360 programming will be delivered virtually this year, September 18-26, 2020.
  • An Ann Arbor SPARK initiative, a2Tech360 promotes the Ann Arbor region as an area of innovation.
  • The 2020 a2Tech360 schedule includes:
    FastTrack is an exciting annual program sponsored by Ann Arbor SPARK, presented by Northstar Bank, recognizing public or private companies with headquarters based in Washtenaw or Livingston Counties, for consistently high business growth.
  • Ann Arbor SPARKs annual meeting is sponsored by DTE Foundation, Comcast Business, First Martin Corporation, Bank of Ann Arbor, PNC Bank, Toyota, Yeo & Yeo, Comerica, Consumers Energy, Destination Ann Arbor, ITC Michigan, J.S.

Robbins LLP Announces It Is Investigating the Officers and Directors of Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH) on Behalf of Shareholders

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:26pm

Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces it investigating whether certain officers and directors of Sonic Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: SAH) breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders. Sonic operates as an automotive retailer in the United States.

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Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces it investigating whether certain officers and directors of Sonic Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: SAH) breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders. Sonic operates as an automotive retailer in the United States.
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Shareholder Alert: Robbins LLP Reminds Investors Colony Capital, Inc. (CLNY) Sued for Misleading Shareholders

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:25pm

Colony is a leading global investment firm with assets under management of $55 billion.

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  • Colony is a leading global investment firm with assets under management of $55 billion.
  • According to the complaint, on September 30, 2019, Colony announced that Blackstone (NYSE: BX) would acquire Colony Industrial, the industrial real estate assets and affiliated operating platform for $5.9 billion.
  • Colony claimed the sale would "achieve compelling returns for [its] investors and generate significant liquidity."
  • On November 8, 2019, Colony revealed a GAAP net loss that "included reductions of goodwill, real estate and provision for loan losses totaling $540.3 million."

Baxter to Host Second-Quarter 2020 Financial Results Conference Call for Investors

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:30pm

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), a leading global medical products company, will host a conference call to discuss its second-quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at 7:30 a.m. Central Time.

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  • Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), a leading global medical products company, will host a conference call to discuss its second-quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at 7:30 a.m. Central Time.
  • Please dial into the call at least ten minutes prior to the start for the operator to connect you.
  • The conference call will be recorded by Baxter and is copyrighted material.
  • Every day, millions of patients and caregivers rely on Baxters leading portfolio of critical care, nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products.

EPR Properties Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call Scheduled for August 6, 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:21pm

EPR Properties (NYSE: EPR) announced today that the Company will release its second quarter 2020 financial results after the market close on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at approximately 4:00 p.m. EDT.

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  • EPR Properties (NYSE: EPR) announced today that the Company will release its second quarter 2020 financial results after the market close on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at approximately 4:00 p.m. EDT.
  • Management will host a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. EDT.
  • The conference call will be webcast and can be accessed via the Webcasts page in the Investor Center on the Companys website located at http://investors.eprkc.com/webcasts .
  • EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) is a leading experiential net lease real estate investment trust (REIT), specializing in select enduring experiential properties in the real estate industry.

Shareholder Alert: Robbins LLP Reminds Investors Co-Diagnostics Inc. (CODX) Sued for Misleading Shareholders

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:20pm

Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP reminds investors that a purchaser of Co-Diagnostics Inc. (NASDAQ: CODX) filed a class action complaint against the Company for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 between February 25, 2020 and May 15, 2020.

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  • Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP reminds investors that a purchaser of Co-Diagnostics Inc. (NASDAQ: CODX) filed a class action complaint against the Company for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 between February 25, 2020 and May 15, 2020.
  • Co-Diagnostics is a molecular diagnostics company that intends to manufacture and sell reagents used for diagnostic tests.
  • If you suffered a loss as a result of Co-Diagnostics' misconduct, click here .
  • As time progressed, Co-Diagnostics consistently made unequivocal statements touting that its COVID-19 tests were 100% accurate.

Superior Announces Departure of Chief Financial Officer

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:30pm

Over his tenure with Superior, Matti has been a key leader for the Company, driving significant operating and cash flow improvement, better positioning Superior for the future, commented Majdi Abulaban, President and Chief Executive Officer of Superior.

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  • Over his tenure with Superior, Matti has been a key leader for the Company, driving significant operating and cash flow improvement, better positioning Superior for the future, commented Majdi Abulaban, President and Chief Executive Officer of Superior.
  • While it is difficult to leave such a talented team, I am confident that under Majdis leadership, Superior will continue to execute on the initiatives implemented to further enhance the Companys financial strength and liquidity position, said Mr. Masanovich.
  • As previously announced on June 23, 2020, Superior maintains a robust liquidity position, supported by availability on revolving credit facilities and cash on hand.
  • Superior ended the second quarter ahead of its previously issued outlook with net debt of approximately $596 million and available liquidity in excess of $240 million.

Flawed Canada Student Service Grant Should Be Replaced

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:19pm

The federal governments new Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG) has attracted attention because of the governments highly unusual decision to offer a $900 million contract to a charitable organization with ties to the Trudeau family, but no experience in program delivery.

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  • The federal governments new Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG) has attracted attention because of the governments highly unusual decision to offer a $900 million contract to a charitable organization with ties to the Trudeau family, but no experience in program delivery.
  • But even now that WE Canada has withdrawn from the contract, CUPEs concerns about the CSSG remain.
  • The new Canada Emergency Student Benefit provides some support, but pays less than the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, even though students dont get a discount on food and housing costs.
  • Instead, the federal government should provide an immediate boost in funding to the Canada Summer Jobs program, in addition to allowing public entities to qualify for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program.

UBS Declares Coupon Payments on 16 ETRACS Exchange Traded Notes

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:18pm

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

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  • 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.

Hull & Associates Announces Investment from RTC Partners

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

Hull & Associates and Round Table Capital Partners (RTC), a New York based private equity firm, announced today that RTC has completed an investment in Hull & Associates, a premier environmental and engineering consulting firm specializing in the Environment, Energy, and Infrastructure markets in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Key Points: 
  • Hull & Associates and Round Table Capital Partners (RTC), a New York based private equity firm, announced today that RTC has completed an investment in Hull & Associates, a premier environmental and engineering consulting firm specializing in the Environment, Energy, and Infrastructure markets in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.
  • RTCs partnership with Hull will allow great growth opportunities for our employees, said Craig Kasper, CEO of Hull who will take on the role of Executive Vice President.
  • The investment in Hull as a platform will allow inorganic and organic growth to serve our clients on a national stage, Kasper added.
  • The investment in Hull marks the launch of a new platform for RTC.

Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. Provides Rent Update and Schedules Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:14pm

Financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020 will be released before the market opens on Thursday, August 6, 2020.

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  • Financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020 will be released before the market opens on Thursday, August 6, 2020.
  • Spirit will host its second quarter earnings conference call and audio webcast on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
  • Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE: SRC) is a net-lease REIT that primarily invests in single-tenant, operationally essential real estate assets, subject to long-term net leases.
  • As of March 31, 2020, Spirits diversified portfolio was comprised of 1,772 owned properties and 43 properties securing mortgage loans made by Spirit.

Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call to Announce Second Quarter 2020 Results

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:13pm

Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. (GS BDC) (NYSE: GSBD) announced today that it will report its second quarter ended June 30, 2020 financial results after the market closes on Monday, August 10, 2020.

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  • Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. (GS BDC) (NYSE: GSBD) announced today that it will report its second quarter ended June 30, 2020 financial results after the market closes on Monday, August 10, 2020.
  • GS BDC will also host an earnings conference call on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 9:00 am Eastern Time to discuss its financial results.
  • All participants are asked to dial in approximately 10-15 minutes prior to the call, and reference Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. when prompted.
  • Please direct any questions regarding obtaining access to the conference call to Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. Investor Relations, via e-mail, at gsbdc-investor-relations@gs.com .

Shareholder Alert: Robbins LLP Announces Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC) Accused of Misleading Shareholders

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:11pm

Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that a purchaser of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ: PPC) filed a class action complaint against the Company for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 between February 9, 2017 and June 3, 2020.

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  • Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that a purchaser of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ: PPC) filed a class action complaint against the Company for alleged violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 between February 9, 2017 and June 3, 2020.
  • Pilgrim's Pride produces, processes, markets, and distributes fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken and pork products.
  • If you suffered a loss as a result of Pilgrim's Pride's misconduct, click here .
  • On this news, Pilgrim's Pride share price fell 12.4% to close at $18.29 per share.

Study shows use of Ingevity’s Nuchar activated carbon in automotive applications and canisters offsets greenhouse gases generated in their manufacture by 10 times

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

Ingevity is the world technology leader in the manufacture of activated carbon technology for gasoline vapor emissions control.

Key Points: 
  • Ingevity is the world technology leader in the manufacture of activated carbon technology for gasoline vapor emissions control.
  • The companys Nuchar products are highly porous activated carbons with an optimal pore size for capturing and releasing gasoline molecules.
  • Weve known for a long time that broad use of our activated carbon products provides a significant environmental benefit.
  • For more information on the ERM / Ingevity net product benefit study related to Nuchar activated carbon, please visit: https://www.ingevity.com/sustainability/product-benefits/ .

FHLB Dallas Joined by 12 Banks to Award $84K to West 30’s Redemption Company

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:07pm

Twelve banks, all members of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas), have joined FHLB Dallas to provide an $84,500 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) grant to West 30s Redemption Company in Covington, Louisiana.

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  • Twelve banks, all members of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas), have joined FHLB Dallas to provide an $84,500 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) grant to West 30s Redemption Company in Covington, Louisiana.
  • West 30s Redemption Company will use the grant to support residents of the West 30s who have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and to fund a variety of administrative activities for its redevelopment program.
  • This funding is a great help to our organization as we continue to work to provide quality, affordable housing for families in the West 30s neighborhood in Covington, said Bryan Burns, founder of West 30s Redemption Company.
  • Greg Hettrick, first vice president and director of Community Investment at FHLB Dallas, said the banking cooperative was pleased to help its member banks support the great work of West 30s Redemption Company.

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action on Behalf of J2 Global, Inc. (JCOM) Investors

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 10:00pm

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of persons and entities that purchased or otherwise acquired J2 Global, Inc. ("J2" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: JCOM ) securities between October 5, 2015 and June 29, 2020, inclusive (the Class Period).

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  • The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of persons and entities that purchased or otherwise acquired J2 Global, Inc. ("J2" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: JCOM ) securities between October 5, 2015 and June 29, 2020, inclusive (the Class Period).
  • J2 investors have until September 8, 2020 to file a lead plaintiff motion.
  • If you are a shareholder who suffered a loss, click here to participate.
  • This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

PGIM High Yield Bond Fund, Inc. and PGIM Global High Yield Fund, Inc. announce election to opt in to Maryland Control Share Acquisition Act

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:30pm

PGIM High Yield Bond Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ISD) and PGIM Global High Yield Fund, Inc. (NYSE: GHY) announced today that each Fund has elected to be subject to the Maryland Control Share Acquisition Act (MCSAA), effective as of July 9, 2020.

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  • PGIM High Yield Bond Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ISD) and PGIM Global High Yield Fund, Inc. (NYSE: GHY) announced today that each Fund has elected to be subject to the Maryland Control Share Acquisition Act (MCSAA), effective as of July 9, 2020.
  • The MCSAA will only apply to control shares acquired after July 9, 2020, the date that the Funds elected to be subject to the MCSAA.
  • The above description of the MCSAA is only a high-level summary and does not purport to be complete.
  • PGIM and the PGIM logo are service marks of Prudential Financial, Inc. and its related entities, registered in many jurisdictions worldwide.

Entegris to Report Results for Second Quarter of 2020 on Thursday, July 23, 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 10:00pm

Entegris , Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTG), will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2020 before the opening of the market on Thursday, July 23, 2020.

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  • Entegris , Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTG), will release its financial results for the second quarter of 2020 before the opening of the market on Thursday, July 23, 2020.
  • A teleconference with management is scheduled for the same day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).
  • The call-in audio replay will be available from 12:00pm Thursday July 23, 2020 ET, through 12:00pm Saturday, September 5, 2020 ET.
  • Entegris is a world-class supplier of advanced materials and process solutions for the semiconductor and other high-tech industries.

AWS Announces General Availability of AWS IoT SiteWise

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:02pm

Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the general availability of AWS IoT SiteWise, a managed service that collects data from the plant floor, structures and labels the data, and generates real-time key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to help industrial customers make better, data-driven decisions.

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  • Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the general availability of AWS IoT SiteWise, a managed service that collects data from the plant floor, structures and labels the data, and generates real-time key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to help industrial customers make better, data-driven decisions.
  • In SiteWise, customers begin by modeling their industrial equipment, processes, and facilities by adding context (e.g.
  • With SiteWise, industrial customers can now use the power of AWS to collect, organize, and monitor their industrial equipment data at scale.
  • SiteWise is available today in the US East (N. Virginia), US West (Oregon), Europe (Frankfurt), and Europe (Ireland) AWS regions, with additional regions coming soon.

Evans Bancorp, Inc. Completes Private Placement of $20 Million of Subordinated Notes

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

Evans Bancorp, Inc. (the Company) (NYSE American: EVBN), the holding company for Evans Bank, N.A.

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  • Evans Bancorp, Inc. (the Company) (NYSE American: EVBN), the holding company for Evans Bank, N.A.
  • (the Bank), today announced the completion of its private placement of $20 million in fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due 2030 (the Notes).
  • Luse Gorman, PC served as legal counsel to the Company and Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP served as legal counsel to the placement agent.
  • Evans Bancorp, Inc. and Evans Bank routinely post news and other important information on their websites, at www.evansbancorp.com and www.evansbank.com .

Merck Animal Health Receives U.S. FDA Approval of BRAVECTO® (fluralaner) Monthly Chews

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:30pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200709005926/en/
    Merck Animal Health Receives U.S. FDA Approval of BRAVECTO (fluralaner) Monthly Chews (Photo: Business Wire)
    BRAVECTO 1-MONTH is an important addition to the companys parasiticide portfolio, which are extended duration flea and tick protection products that offer broad-spectrum, comprehensive parasite protection for dogs.
  • Parasites pose serious animal and human health risks as fleas and ticks can transmit disease, said Christine Royal, DVM, executive director, U.S. Companion Animal and Equine Professional Services, Merck Animal Health.
  • Sure Petcare, along with HomeAgain, is a Companion Animal portfolio of digital products within Merck Animal Health.
  • Merck Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, is the global animal health business unit of Merck.

Orion Engineered Carbons Commissions New Air Emissions Controls at U.S. Facility

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:30pm

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE: OEC), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, today announced that it has successfully completed a significant upgrade of its emissions controls at its plant in Orange, Texas.

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  • Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. (NYSE: OEC), a worldwide supplier of specialty and high-performance Carbon Black, today announced that it has successfully completed a significant upgrade of its emissions controls at its plant in Orange, Texas.
  • "I congratulate our project and plant teams and our contractors for completing this project on time despite the pandemic.
  • Their dedication, this investment, and other proactive measures taken at our Orange facility demonstrate our commitment to sustainability and to be a good community citizen.
  • About Orion Engineered Carbons S.A.
    Orion is a worldwide supplier of Carbon Black.

Terreno Realty Corporation Announces Quarterly Operating, Investment and Capital Markets Activity

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

Terreno Realty Corporation (NYSE:TRNO), an acquirer, owner and operator of industrial real estate in six major coastal U.S. markets, announced today its operating, investment and capital markets activity for the second quarter of 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Terreno Realty Corporation (NYSE:TRNO), an acquirer, owner and operator of industrial real estate in six major coastal U.S. markets, announced today its operating, investment and capital markets activity for the second quarter of 2020.
  • As of June 30, 2020, Terreno Realty Corporation owned 218 buildings aggregating approximately 13.1 million square feet and 22 improved land parcels consisting of approximately 85.0 acres.
  • Terreno Realty Corporation did not repurchase any shares of common stock pursuant to the Companys share repurchase authorization.
  • Terreno Realty Corporation expects to file its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2020 on or about August 5, 2020.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. Board Declares Special Cash Dividend of $1.85 per share of Common Stock and Class A Common Stock and Regular Annual Cash Dividend of $0.65 per share of Common Stock and Class A Common Stock

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

The aggregate payment for both the Special Dividend and Annual Dividend will be approximately $29.0 million.

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  • The aggregate payment for both the Special Dividend and Annual Dividend will be approximately $29.0 million.
  • The Special Dividend and the Annual Dividend will be paid on August 21, 2020 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on August 7, 2020.
  • We are pleased to announce the $1.85 per share Special Dividend and the $0.65 per share Annual Dividend, stated Jeffrey T. Sanfilippo, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
  • These dividends, like our previous dividends, further reinforce our goal of creating long-term stockholder value through the responsible use of cash.

RenaissanceRe Announces Management Change in Ventures Business

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) (the Company or RenaissanceRe) announced today that Kevin ODonnell, Chief Executive Officer, will assume responsibility for the Ventures business on an interim basis as Aditya Dutt, Senior Vice President, Ventures, will be leaving the Company to pursue a new opportunity.

Key Points: 
  • RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: RNR) (the Company or RenaissanceRe) announced today that Kevin ODonnell, Chief Executive Officer, will assume responsibility for the Ventures business on an interim basis as Aditya Dutt, Senior Vice President, Ventures, will be leaving the Company to pursue a new opportunity.
  • Mr. ODonnell said: I am excited to be leading the Ventures business at a time when I see many opportunities to profitably deploy partner capital.
  • Our Ventures team combines deep bench strength with a track record of innovation.
  • RenaissanceRe is a global provider of reinsurance and insurance that specializes in matching well-structured risks with efficient sources of capital.

National Storage Affiliates Trust Announces Date of its Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:01pm

Any transcription, recording or retransmission of the Companys conference call and webcast in any way are strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of NSA.

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  • Any transcription, recording or retransmission of the Companys conference call and webcast in any way are strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of NSA.
  • Supplemental materials will be posted to the investor relations section of the companys website prior to the conference call.
  • National Storage Affiliates Trust is a Maryland real estate investment trust focused on the ownership, operation and acquisition of self storage properties located within the top 100 metropolitan statistical areas throughout the United States.
  • NSA is one of the largest owners and operators of self storage properties among public and private companies in the United States.

Hilltop Holdings Inc. Announces Change in Location of the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders to a Virtual-Only Format

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 10:00pm

Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH) (Hilltop) determined that, due to public health and safety concerns related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the location of Hilltops 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) has been changed to a virtual-only format.

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  • Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH) (Hilltop) determined that, due to public health and safety concerns related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the location of Hilltops 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) has been changed to a virtual-only format.
  • As previously announced, the Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., Dallas, Texas local time.
  • Voting now at www.proxyvote.com will ensure your representation at the Annual Meeting regardless of whether you participate in the Annual Meeting.
  • The Proxy Statement for the Annual Meeting and the Annual Report to Stockholders for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019 are available at www.proxyvote.com .

Simulations Plus Reports Third Quarter FY2020 Financial Results

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

We expect double-digit, year-over-year revenue growth in the fiscal fourth quarter, despite the impact of seasonality on a sequential basis.

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  • We expect double-digit, year-over-year revenue growth in the fiscal fourth quarter, despite the impact of seasonality on a sequential basis.
  • John Kneisel, chief financial officer of Simulations Plus, added: The dependable cash flow generation of our business was further enhanced with the immediately accretive acquisition of Lixoft in the third quarter.
  • A replay of the webcast will be available at the Investors section of the Simulations Plus website following the call.
  • Further information on our risk factors is contained in our quarterly and annual reports and filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

CBRE Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund (NYSE: IGR) Declares Monthly Distribution for July

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:30pm

SHAREHOLDERS WILL BE SENT A FORM 1099-DIV FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR INDICATING HOW TO REPORT FUND DISTRIBUTIONS FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES.

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  • SHAREHOLDERS WILL BE SENT A FORM 1099-DIV FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR INDICATING HOW TO REPORT FUND DISTRIBUTIONS FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES.
  • The estimated allocations presented above are based on the Funds monthly calculation of its year-to-date net investment income, capital gains and returns of capital.
  • The Funds investment income is mainly comprised of distributions received from the real estate investment trusts (REITs) and other companies in which it invests.
  • Net investment income refers to the Funds investment income offset by its expenditures, which include the fees paid to the investment adviser and other service providers.

City Office REIT Announces Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

City Office REIT, Inc. (NYSE: CIO) (City Office or the Company) announced today it will release its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020, before the market opens on Thursday, August 6, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • City Office REIT, Inc. (NYSE: CIO) (City Office or the Company) announced today it will release its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020, before the market opens on Thursday, August 6, 2020.
  • City Offices management will hold a conference call at 11:00 am Eastern Time on August 6, 2020 to discuss the Companys financial results.
  • To listen to the call, participants can reference the City Office REIT Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Call.
  • City Office REIT is an internally-managed real estate company focused on acquiring, owning and operating high-quality office properties located in leading 18-hour cities in the Southern and Western United States.

NortonLifeLock Announces Date for Release of Fiscal First Quarter 2021 Results

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

NortonLifeLock (NASDAQ: NLOK), the global leader in consumer Cyber Safety, today announced that it expects to release quarterly financial results on Thursday, August 6, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • NortonLifeLock (NASDAQ: NLOK), the global leader in consumer Cyber Safety, today announced that it expects to release quarterly financial results on Thursday, August 6, 2020.
  • Following the news release, at 5 p.m. EDT / 2 p.m. MST, NortonLifeLock management will host a conference call to discuss the results.
  • The news release with the financial results will be accessible from NortonLifeLocks Investor Relations website prior to the conference call.
  • A live audio webcast of the conference call will also be available through NortonLifeLock's Investor Relations website at https://investor.nortonlifelock.com/investor-relations/events-calendar/ .

Fundation’s Founder and CEO, Sam Graziano, Named One of the Top 50 Financial Technology CEOs of 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:00pm

Fundation is pleased to announce that its Co-Founder and CEO, Sam Graziano, has been named one of the Top 50 Financial Technology CEOs of 2020 by The Financial Technology Report.

Key Points: 
  • Fundation is pleased to announce that its Co-Founder and CEO, Sam Graziano, has been named one of the Top 50 Financial Technology CEOs of 2020 by The Financial Technology Report.
  • Fundation is an award-winning financial technology company that is focused on modernizing how credit is delivered to the small business market.
  • The Financial Technology Report reviewed thousands of CEOs from which they invited a select set to participate in this years nomination process.
  • Fundation is a leader in providing technology and application processing services to support more than 25 super regional, regional and community banks.

The Kraft Heinz Company to Report Second Quarter 2020 Results on July 30, 2020, and Hold Investor Day September 15, 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

The Kraft Heinz Company (Nasdaq: KHC) (Kraft Heinz) will release its second quarter financial results on Thursday, July 30, 2020, before the market opens.

Key Points: 
  • The Kraft Heinz Company (Nasdaq: KHC) (Kraft Heinz) will release its second quarter financial results on Thursday, July 30, 2020, before the market opens.
  • Kraft Heinz will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time that day to review and discuss the results, followed by a question-and-answer session with analysts.
  • The Company also announced that it plans to host an Investor Day on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020.
  • For 150 years, we have produced some of the worlds most beloved products at The Kraft Heinz Company (Nasdaq: KHC).

HCA Healthcare, Inc. 2nd Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: HCA) announces the following Webcast:

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Teva to Host Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results at 8 a.m. ET on August 5, 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:00pm

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) announced today that it will issue a press release on its second quarter financial results on Wednesday August 5, 2020 at 7:00 a.m.

Key Points: 
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) announced today that it will issue a press release on its second quarter financial results on Wednesday August 5, 2020 at 7:00 a.m.
  • Following the release, Teva will conduct a conference call and live webcast on the same day, at 8:00 a.m.
  • Please log in at least 10 minutes prior to the conference call in order to download the applicable audio software.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) has been developing and producing medicines to improve peoples lives for more than a century.

Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. Schedules Earnings Release for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:30pm

Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. (NYSE: BCSF, the Company) announced today it will report its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020 on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 after market close.

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  • Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. (NYSE: BCSF, the Company) announced today it will report its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020 on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 after market close.
  • Management will host a conference call on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the Companys financial results.
  • A conference call to discuss the Companys financial results will be held live at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on August 6, 2020.
  • BCSF is managed by BCSF Advisors, L.P., an SEC-registered investment adviser and a subsidiary of Bain Capital Credit, L.P.

Waitr Announces Management Appointments

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

Waitr Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: WTRH) (Waitr or the Company), a leader in on-demand food ordering and delivery, today announced three management appointments to enhance the depth and expertise of the Companys leadership team.

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  • Waitr Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: WTRH) (Waitr or the Company), a leader in on-demand food ordering and delivery, today announced three management appointments to enhance the depth and expertise of the Companys leadership team.
  • I am thrilled to welcome Mark, David and Thomas to the Waitr team, said Carl Grimstad, Chairman and CEO of Waitr.
  • I am eager to work alongside them to continue to drive our growth initiatives and further position Waitr as a leader in food ordering and delivery.
  • David Cronin, Chief Engagement Officer of Waitr, has a strong record of achievement within the Human Resources function across multiple industries.

Invitation Homes Announces Dates for Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:30pm

Invitation Homes Inc. (NYSE: INVH) (Invitation Homes or the Company) today announced that it will release its second quarter 2020 financial and operating results on Monday, August 3, 2020, after the market closes.

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  • Invitation Homes Inc. (NYSE: INVH) (Invitation Homes or the Company) today announced that it will release its second quarter 2020 financial and operating results on Monday, August 3, 2020, after the market closes.
  • The Company will host a conference call on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time to review second quarter results, discuss recent events, and conduct a question-and-answer session.
  • To participate in the live telephone conference call:

Glu Announces Date of Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results Release, Conference Call, and Webcast

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading developer and publisher of mobile games.

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  • Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading developer and publisher of mobile games.
  • Founded in 2001, Glu is headquartered in San Francisco with additional locations in Foster City, Toronto and Hyderabad.
  • For more information, visit www.glu.com or follow Glu on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram .
  • Covet Fashion, Deer Hunter, Design Home, Diner DASH, Tap Sports, Glu and Glu Mobile are trademarks of Glu Mobile Inc.
    View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200709005872/en/

Global Medical REIT Inc. Announces Internalization Transaction

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE: GMRE) (the Company or GMRE), a net-lease medical office real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires purpose-built healthcare facilities and leases those facilities to strong healthcare systems and physician groups with leading market share, announced today that it has closed its management internalization transaction.

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  • Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE: GMRE) (the Company or GMRE), a net-lease medical office real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires purpose-built healthcare facilities and leases those facilities to strong healthcare systems and physician groups with leading market share, announced today that it has closed its management internalization transaction.
  • Lori Wittman, Chair of the Special Committee stated, "We are pleased to announce the successful completion of Global Medical REITs internalization transaction.
  • This transaction compares favorably to precedent internalization transactions and affords the Companys stockholders lower cash G&A costs, continuity of management and heightened alignment of interests between management and its investors.
  • Global Medical REIT is a net-lease medical office REIT that acquires purpose-built specialized healthcare facilities and leases those facilities to strong healthcare systems and physician groups with leading market share.

Dollar General and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation Announce $5 Million Pledge to Support Racial Justice and Education

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 10:00pm

Dollar General (NYSE: DG) and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation are proud to announce a combined $5 million pledge in support of racial equity.

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  • Dollar General (NYSE: DG) and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation are proud to announce a combined $5 million pledge in support of racial equity.
  • Todays announcement reflects Dollar Generals commitment to putting words into actions by providing funding to organizations that are working to accelerate racial equity, said Todd Vasos, Dollar Generals CEO and Dollar General Literacy Foundation board member.
  • These funds are expected to be distributed to national and local organizations focused on literacy, education and racial and social justice.
  • Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years through its mission of Serving Others.

Diversified Healthcare Trust Second Quarter 2020 Conference Call Scheduled for Thursday, August 6th

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

Diversified Healthcare Trust (Nasdaq: DHC) today announced that it will issue a press release containing its second quarter 2020 financial results before the Nasdaq opens on Thursday, August 6, 2020.

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  • Diversified Healthcare Trust (Nasdaq: DHC) today announced that it will issue a press release containing its second quarter 2020 financial results before the Nasdaq opens on Thursday, August 6, 2020.
  • Participants should dial in about 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call.
  • A replay of the conference call will be available through 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
  • Diversified Healthcare Trust (Nasdaq: DHC) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on owning high-quality healthcare properties located throughout the United States.

RiverNorth Specialty Finance Corporation* Announces Final Results of Repurchase Offer

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:00pm

RiverNorth Specialty Finance Corporation (the Fund) (NYSE: RSF), a closed-end fund, announced the final results of its repurchase offer for up to 5%, or 288,741 of its outstanding common shares.

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  • RiverNorth Specialty Finance Corporation (the Fund) (NYSE: RSF), a closed-end fund, announced the final results of its repurchase offer for up to 5%, or 288,741 of its outstanding common shares.
  • The repurchase offer expired at 5:00 P.M. Eastern Time on July 8, 2020.
  • Based on information provided by DST Systems, Inc., the depositary for the repurchase offer, a total of 4,276,657 shares were submitted for redemption and 288,741 shares were repurchased.
  • The information agent for the repurchase offer is DST Systems, Inc. Any questions with regard to the tender offer may be directed to the information agent toll-free at 844-569-4750.

Wells Fargo Names Kristy Fercho to Lead Home Lending

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today that Kristy Fercho will join the company at the beginning of August as the new head of Wells Fargo Home Lending.

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  • Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today that Kristy Fercho will join the company at the beginning of August as the new head of Wells Fargo Home Lending.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200709005862/en/
    Kristy Fercho, new head of Wells Fargo Home Lending (Photo: Business Wire).
  • He was selected to lead Wells Fargo Home Lending in January 2018 after serving as head of mortgage production for the company and previously ran its mortgage servicing operations.
  • News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories .

Acadia Realty Trust to Announce Second Quarter 2020 Earnings on August 5, 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:15pm

Acadia Realty Trust is an equity real estate investment trust focused on delivering long-term, profitable growth via its dual - Core and Fund - operating platforms and its disciplined, location-driven investment strategy.

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  • Acadia Realty Trust is an equity real estate investment trust focused on delivering long-term, profitable growth via its dual - Core and Fund - operating platforms and its disciplined, location-driven investment strategy.
  • Acadia Realty Trust is accomplishing this goal by building a best-in-class core real estate portfolio with meaningful concentrations of assets in the nations most dynamic corridors; making profitable opportunistic and value-add investments through its series of discretionary, institutional funds; and maintaining a strong balance sheet.
  • For further information, please visit www.acadiarealty.com .
  • Any forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date hereof.

ACAMS Launches New KYC Certification for Front-Line and Operations Teams

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:05pm

As part of its expanding toolkit for the compliance community, ACAMS has launched its first-ever know your customer (KYC) certification for early career professionals and their supervisors.

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  • As part of its expanding toolkit for the compliance community, ACAMS has launched its first-ever know your customer (KYC) certification for early career professionals and their supervisors.
  • In the fight against financial crime, the importance of knowing your customer cant be understated, said Angela Salter, ACAMS interim president.
  • ACAMS is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a leading workforce solutions provider headquartered in the United States.
  • Its CAMS certification is the most widely recognized AML certification among compliance professionals worldwide.

Celent Recognizes Majesco with XCelent Award for Depth of Service in the North American Policy Administration Systems 2020 Personal, Commercial and Specialty ABCD Vendor View Report

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 10:00pm

Majesco (NASDAQ: MJCO), a global leader of cloud insurance software solutions for insurance business transformation, today announced that Celent recognized Majesco with the XCelent Award for Depth of Service in the North American Policy Administration Systems 2020 Personal, Commercial and Specialty ABCD Vendor View Report for the leading score.

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  • Majesco (NASDAQ: MJCO), a global leader of cloud insurance software solutions for insurance business transformation, today announced that Celent recognized Majesco with the XCelent Award for Depth of Service in the North American Policy Administration Systems 2020 Personal, Commercial and Specialty ABCD Vendor View Report for the leading score.
  • Celent would like to congratulate Majesco on winning the XCelent award for Depth of Service said Karlyn Carnahan, Head of Celents property casualty practice in North America.
  • In judging the Depth of Service award, Celent looks at multiple factors, including the implementation capabilities and ongoing post implementation support.
  • We are humbled and proud to be recognized by Celent as the top provider and winner of the XCelent Award for Depth of Service, said Majesco CEO Adam Elster.

Safehold Sets Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Webcast

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:30pm

Safehold Inc. (NYSE: SAFE) announced today that it will release its financial results for the second quarter 2020 on Thursday, July 23, 2020, prior to market open.

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  • Safehold Inc. (NYSE: SAFE) announced today that it will release its financial results for the second quarter 2020 on Thursday, July 23, 2020, prior to market open.
  • The Company will host an earnings conference call reviewing these results and its operations beginning at 10:00 a.m.
  • Safehold Inc. (NYSE: SAFE) is revolutionizing real estate ownership by providing a new and better way for owners to unlock the value of the land beneath their buildings.
  • Additional information on Safehold is available on its website at www.safeholdinc.com .