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SS&C Increases Its Common Stock Dividend to $0.16 Per Quarter

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:08pm

The dividend is payable onMarch 15, 2021, to stockholders of record as of the close of business onMarch 1, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • The dividend is payable onMarch 15, 2021, to stockholders of record as of the close of business onMarch 1, 2020.
  • Bill Stone, Chairman and CEO, commented: "Despite the unprecedented challenges of the 2020 environment, SS&C finished the year strong with over $1.1 billion in operating cash flow.
  • SS&C will continue to exercise prudent cash flow strategy as the market adjusts in 2021 and as SS&C performs."
  • SS&C is a global provider of services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries.

Napa County Supervisor Alfredo Pedroza Elected MTC Chair

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:03pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Napa County Supervisor Alfredo Pedroza today assumed the helm of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission as the regional board unanimously elected him to serve as Chair for the two-year term running through February 2023.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Napa County Supervisor Alfredo Pedroza today assumed the helm of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission as the regional board unanimously elected him to serve as Chair for the two-year term running through February 2023.
  • Pedroza has served as MTC's Vice Chair for the past two years and has represented Napa County on the Commission since 2017.
  • Pedroza first was elected to the Napa City Council in 2012, and then appointed in 2014 by then-Gov.
  • Pedroza, who replaces former Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty as MTC Chair, is the second Napa County Supervisor to lead the Commission.

New FDI World Dental Federation global survey reveals that two-thirds of countries are not allowing dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:01pm

Fifty-seven member national dental associations, from across the globe, revealed that nearly two-thirds of countries had not granted permission to dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines as part of national rollouts.

Key Points: 
  • Fifty-seven member national dental associations, from across the globe, revealed that nearly two-thirds of countries had not granted permission to dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines as part of national rollouts.
  • In Europe, countries where dentists are not permitted to administer the vaccine include Switzerland, Portugal, Austria, Denmark, Slovakia, and Russia (see Table 1).
  • Significantly, some of these countries include those where dentists have not previously been allowed to administer vaccines, or at least the influenza vaccine.
  • Ahead of World Oral Health Day on March 20, FDI will release a new set of data around the caseload of COVID-19 infection amongst dentists around the world.

New FDI World Dental Federation global survey reveals that two-thirds of countries are not allowing dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:01pm

Fifty-seven member national dental associations, from across the globe, revealed that nearly two-thirds of countries had not granted permission to dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines as part of national rollouts.

Key Points: 
  • Fifty-seven member national dental associations, from across the globe, revealed that nearly two-thirds of countries had not granted permission to dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines as part of national rollouts.
  • In Europe, countries where dentists are not permitted to administer the vaccine include Switzerland, Portugal, Austria, Denmark, Slovakia, and Russia (see Table 1).
  • Significantly, some of these countries include those where dentists have not previously been allowed to administer vaccines, or at least the influenza vaccine.
  • Ahead of World Oral Health Day on March 20, FDI will release a new set of data around the caseload of COVID-19 infection amongst dentists around the world.

The Kuebler Draw-wire encoder C105 Compact-Line is now even more compact with redundant analog sensor

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:00pm

The C105 newly designed cable outlet is extremely flexible and compensates for mounting tolerances.

Key Points: 
  • The C105 newly designed cable outlet is extremely flexible and compensates for mounting tolerances.
  • The alignment of the connection technology, for example the flange-mounted encoder, can be optimally aligned depending on the application or space conditions.
  • In the course of the increasing safety requirements in mobile automation, some sensors are now installed in two versions.
  • In its compact and robust design, the new C105 draw-wire encoder also offers a redundant variant with redundant analogue sensor (4 ... 20 mA or potentiometer).

Kuebler's New generation of PROFINET IO encoders Sendix F58 as singleturn and multiturn variant

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:00pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The new Sendix F58 encoders meet various performance requirements due to PROFINET IO, RT and IRT and are therefore easy to integrate.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The new Sendix F58 encoders meet various performance requirements due to PROFINET IO, RT and IRT and are therefore easy to integrate.
  • The new Sendix F58 encoders are 4x faster than the old generation Industrial Ethernet encoders, which is noticeable in a cycle time of 250 s and thus meets high real-time requirements.
  • The Sendix F58 encoders PROFINET support clock-synchronous cycle times of a SendCycle up to 31.25 s and a jitter less than 1 s, making them the ideal solution for fast applications such as axis synchronization.
  • The new generation of Industrial Ethernet encoders brings with it a number of advantages, such as an integrated web server.

Kuebler's Compact slip ring with through hollow shaft up to 50 mm for general mechanical engineering

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:00pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Kbler closes the gap between standard or near-standard slip rings and customized large slip rings for special applications with this innovation.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Kbler closes the gap between standard or near-standard slip rings and customized large slip rings for special applications with this innovation.
  • With an outer diameter of just 130 mm, Kbler has succeeded in realizing a hollow shaft of up to 50 mm in this design.
  • Such a slip ring solution is used in general mechanical engineering or for turning and assembly platforms.
  • Optionally paired with a Kbler encoders, a system slip ring is created for a wide range of tasks in transmission and measurement technology.

Genome & Company and Debiopharm Join Forces To Create New Highly Specific Therapies for Cancer Patients

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:00pm

The Swiss company has developed two standards of care in colorectal cancer (oxaliplatin) and in prostate cancer (triptorelin).

Key Points: 
  • The Swiss company has developed two standards of care in colorectal cancer (oxaliplatin) and in prostate cancer (triptorelin).
  • Despite ongoing advances in oncology, cancer remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide.
  • With Debiopharm, Genome & Company will conduct follow-up discussions on the clinical development and the licensing of newly discovered ADC candidates.
  • "The collaboration between Genome & Company and Debiopharm is synergizing both our companies' technology assets and know-how to generate new Antibody Drug Conjugate products.

Swissbit appoints Kenichiro Tomomori as Representative Director in Japan

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:00pm

BRONSCHHOFEN, Switzerlandand TOKYO, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective immediately, Mr. Kenichiro Tomomori will take over as Representative Director (daihy torishimariyaku) of Swissbit Japan Co., Ltd. based in Tokyo.

Key Points: 
  • BRONSCHHOFEN, Switzerlandand TOKYO, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective immediately, Mr. Kenichiro Tomomori will take over as Representative Director (daihy torishimariyaku) of Swissbit Japan Co., Ltd. based in Tokyo.
  • In his new role, Kenichiro will further promote Swissbit's business in Japan and use his expertise to expand local sales and application support activities.
  • Kenichiro brings over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor and electronics industry and joins Swissbit from Hyperstone, where he most recently served as Vice President Sales Asia.
  • Since its inception in 2004, Swissbit has built excellent relationships with customers and channel partners in Japan.

CCB Announces New Remote Proctored Exam Option for Compliance and Ethics Practitioners

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:48pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Compliance Certification Board (CCB) is pleased to announce the launch of our new remote proctored exam option for compliance and ethics professionals seeking nationally recognized compliance designations online.

Key Points: 
  • MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Compliance Certification Board (CCB) is pleased to announce the launch of our new remote proctored exam option for compliance and ethics professionals seeking nationally recognized compliance designations online.
  • "Through the remote proctor option, exam candidates can earn their designation from the comfort and safety of their home or office.
  • CCB certifications promote compliance and ethics through certification of qualified compliance professionals.
  • CCB is an independent body made up of compliance and ethics professionals who determine what obligations you need to fulfill prior to and after certification.

Venera Technologies introduces CapMate, an Innovative Cloud-Based Closed Caption Verification & Correction Solution

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:45pm

BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Today, Venera Technologies introduced its latest innovative solution in its suite of Quality Control software for digital Media.

Key Points: 
  • BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Today, Venera Technologies introduced its latest innovative solution in its suite of Quality Control software for digital Media.
  • CapMate, is a native cloud SaaS caption 'companion' solution, intended to help significantly reduce the time and cost associated with QC and correction of caption and subtitle files.
  • Presence of closed caption files is becoming nearly universal for any content delivery.
  • With our various usage-based plans you can subscribe to one of our monthly plans to take care of all of your caption verification and correction needs.

Young Americans for Liberty Celebrates Victory for Right to Work in New Hampshire!

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:41pm

AUSTIN,Texas, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --After years of hard work in the Granite State, YAL's grassroots efforts seems to have paid off...

Key Points: 
  • AUSTIN,Texas, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --After years of hard work in the Granite State, YAL's grassroots efforts seems to have paid off...
  • This month, The New Hampshire State Senate passed Senate Bill 61, its own "Right to Work" legislation, which would eliminate mandatory union membership as a condition of being or remaining employed.
  • As defined by the National Right to Work Committee , this type of legislation "advocates that every individual must have the right, but must not be compelled, to join a labor union."
  • Moving forward, YAL's grassroots efforts will remain focused on pressuring members of the House of Representatives to vote for the bill.

The Valens Company Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended November 30, 2020

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:39pm

The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 11:00 am Eastern Time / 8:00 am Pacific Time to discuss the financial results and business outlook.

Key Points: 
  • The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 11:00 am Eastern Time / 8:00 am Pacific Time to discuss the financial results and business outlook.
  • The call will be available via webcast on the Valens investor page of the Company website at https://thevalenscompany.com/investors/ or at this link .
  • A replay of the call will be available on the Valens investor page approximately two hours after the conference call has ended.
  • Nothing herein should be construed as either an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy or sell securities of The Valens Company.

NUTRISHOP® Looking to Expand Stores Nationwide

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:39pm

HENDERSON, Nev., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NUTRISHOP , a national nutrition, wellness and supplement retail franchise, is looking to expand its number of stores across the United States.

Key Points: 
  • HENDERSON, Nev., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NUTRISHOP , a national nutrition, wellness and supplement retail franchise, is looking to expand its number of stores across the United States.
  • With so many careers upended during the pandemic, Nutrishop founder and CEO Bryon McLendon, along with several Nutrishop franchisees, are encouraging those with a passion for health and fitness to consider going into business for themselves and opening a Nutrishop franchise .
  • This is one of the main reasons the Enriquezes appreciate owning their own Nutrishop stores.
  • The Nutrishop business model focuses primarily on franchisee-owned and operated stores that provide consumers with the tools required to achieve their health and fitness goals.

AIFA Invites Demotech to Participate in March 2021 Annual Conference

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:32pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Demotech, Inc. has been invited to be part of the Rating Agency panel at the 2021 annual meeting of the Association of Insurance and Financial Analysts (AIFA).

Key Points: 
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Demotech, Inc. has been invited to be part of the Rating Agency panel at the 2021 annual meeting of the Association of Insurance and Financial Analysts (AIFA).
  • Information can be found at AIFA Conference 2021 - AIFA (aifa-insurance.com) .
  • According to Joe Petrelli, President and Co-founder, Demotech, Koestler is an ideal participant for the audience of AIFA.
  • Demotech reviews and rates more than 400 insurers operating in the US, more than 225 of these insurers are uniquely rated by Demotech.

Technology Freelancer Marketplace CareerGig Names Rachael Mahoney Co-CEO

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:30pm

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Freelancer marketplace technology company CareerGig has named co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer Rachael Mahoney as co-CEO and co-Chairman of the Board, the Palo Alto, California and Arlington, Virginia-based startup announced today.

Key Points: 
  • PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Freelancer marketplace technology company CareerGig has named co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer Rachael Mahoney as co-CEO and co-Chairman of the Board, the Palo Alto, California and Arlington, Virginia-based startup announced today.
  • "With the two of us combining our strengths to lead CareerGig together is an exciting point in our continued growth."
  • Incorporating blockchain and AI technology, CareerGig also provides employers the ability to hire qualified and verified talent through an accelerated and scalable state-of-the-art process.
  • CareerGig helps individuals create freelance careers, and makes life easier and more secure for companies that hire them.

Farmer Mac Appoints Eric T. McKissack to Board of Directors

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:30pm

Mr. McKissack retired from the firm in December 2019 after 16 years and currently serves as CEO Emeritus.

Key Points: 
  • Mr. McKissack retired from the firm in December 2019 after 16 years and currently serves as CEO Emeritus.
  • Mr. McKissack also serves as an independent trustee on the board of Morgan Stanley Pathway Funds and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
  • Mr. McKissack joins four other board members elected each year by holders of Class A voting common stock (NYSE: AGM.A).
  • More information about Farmer Mac is available on Farmer Mac's website at www.farmermac.com .

Tsymmetry announces the appointment of new Chief Operating Officer, Courtney Bristow and Chief Growth Officer, Thomas Sullivan

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:26pm

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Tsymmetry, a leading information technology and business services provider to the Federal Government, announced the appointment of Courtney Bristow as Chief Operating Officer and Thomas Sullivan as Chief Growth Officer.

Key Points: 
  • ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Tsymmetry, a leading information technology and business services provider to the Federal Government, announced the appointment of Courtney Bristow as Chief Operating Officer and Thomas Sullivan as Chief Growth Officer.
  • As proven federal solutions experts with 50 years of combined experience, Tsymmetry continues to enhance their executive team with the addition of Bristow and Sullivan.
  • In her role as Chief Operating Officer, Bristow will work with Tsymmetry's executive team to further instill a culture of continuous improvement and optimize operational performance.
  • As Chief Growth Officer Sullivan will jointly work with Tsymmetry Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Affuso,and Chief Operating Officer Courtney Bristow,to drive a cultural change throughout the firm to establish a business development mindset and capability.

Stoneridge Appoints Frank S. Sklarsky to Board of Directors

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:15pm

Previously, Sklarsky was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Tyco International, a global security solution, fire protection and, flow control infrastructure company.

Key Points: 
  • Previously, Sklarsky was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Tyco International, a global security solution, fire protection and, flow control infrastructure company.
  • Sklarsky earned a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard University.
  • Sklarsky serves on the executive committee for Rochester Institute of Technology's board of trustees, where he is chairman of the university's endowment committee and enterprise risk management committee.
  • Sklarsky also serves as a board member and chairman of the audit committee for Cenveo Worldwide.

VivoPower International PLC Reports Financial Results For The Six Months Ended December 31, 2020 and Landmark Global Battery Partnership with Tottenham Hotspur

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:13pm

LONDON, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- VivoPower International PLC (Nasdaq: VVPR, the "Company") today announced its half year results for the six months ended December 31, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- VivoPower International PLC (Nasdaq: VVPR, the "Company") today announced its half year results for the six months ended December 31, 2020.
  • Acquisition of 51% of Tembo e-LV B.V. ("Tembo") completed on November 5, 2020, with results above only containing 2 months' contribution.
  • Consummated landmark partnership deal with GB Auto in Australia worth an estimated $250 million on January 25, 2021.
  • A reconciliation of IFRS ("International Financial Reporting Standards") to non-IFRS financial measures has been provided in the financial statement table included in this press release.

Kutaisi International University Targeting Region's Brightest Undergraduates for September 2021 Intake

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:33pm

KUTAISI, Georgia, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kutaisi International University (KIU), the new, state-of-the-art, 1 billion university and science hub in Georgia's second city, is kicking off a recruitment drive to attract the "best and brightest" undergraduate students from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Caucasus and Central Asia for enrolment in September 2021.

Key Points: 
  • KUTAISI, Georgia, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kutaisi International University (KIU), the new, state-of-the-art, 1 billion university and science hub in Georgia's second city, is kicking off a recruitment drive to attract the "best and brightest" undergraduate students from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Caucasus and Central Asia for enrolment in September 2021.
  • We want KIU to become a magnet for the best and brightest students from Russia, Central Asia and the Caucasus.
  • KIU has been purposefully designed as an 'international' university along US and European lines.
  • Its partner university is the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the Best University in Europe in 2020 according to QS World University Rankings.

407 ETR gifts $170,000 in free travel to firefighters, paramedics and food bank workers in appreciation of their contributions to COVID-19 relief

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:07pm

407 ETR gift cards have been provided to organizations from Hamilton to Oshawa and will be distributed accordingly to staff and volunteers.

Key Points: 
  • 407 ETR gift cards have been provided to organizations from Hamilton to Oshawa and will be distributed accordingly to staff and volunteers.
  • The gift announced today is in addition to the $300,000 in-kind donation of free travel given to hospital workers across the GTA at the onset of the pandemic.
  • 407 ETR's in-kind donations are in addition to the $5.2 million donation under the Company's Road to Recovery program.
  • "We hope that this gesture of appreciation will lift their spirits and lighten their travel to and from work.

Ryerson South-East Region President Kevin Richardson to Retire

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:05pm

CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ryerson Holding Corporation(NYSE: RYI), a leading value-added processor and distributor of industrial metals, announced today that after more than 36 years of excellence Kevin Richardson will retire from his position as President, South-East Region effective April 2, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ryerson Holding Corporation(NYSE: RYI), a leading value-added processor and distributor of industrial metals, announced today that after more than 36 years of excellence Kevin Richardson will retire from his position as President, South-East Region effective April 2, 2021.
  • In Ryerson's 179-year history, Kevin Richardson takes his place among the all-time greats not just within the pantheon of Ryerson but our industry as well.
  • It has been my honor and joy to share the past nine years together building and transforming Ryerson with Kevin.
  • Mr. Burbach enters this role after 37 years with Ryerson, serving the last 13 as president of the North-West region.

West Fraser Enters into Automatic Share Purchase Plan

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:00pm

VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("West Fraser" or the "Company") (TSX and NYSE: WFG) announced today that it has entered into an automatic share purchase plan ("ASPP") with a broker in order to facilitate repurchases of West Fraser's common shares (the "Shares") under its previously announced normal course issuer bid ("NCIB").

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. ("West Fraser" or the "Company") (TSX and NYSE: WFG) announced today that it has entered into an automatic share purchase plan ("ASPP") with a broker in order to facilitate repurchases of West Fraser's common shares (the "Shares") under its previously announced normal course issuer bid ("NCIB").
  • Outside of these blackout periods, Shares may continue to be purchased in West Fraser's discretion, including under the ASPP, subject to applicable law.
  • This News Release contains certain forward-looking statements about potential future developments, in particular those relating to the intent of West Fraser to purchase and cancel Shares, the price of West Fraser Shares in comparison to West Fraser's assessment of their value, the number of Shares that may be purchased and the terms of West Fraser's normal course issuer bid and to the purchase of Shares of West Fraser by its agent for the normal course issuer bid pursuant to the terms of the automatic share purchase plan.
  • Accordingly, readers should exercise caution in relying upon forward-looking statements and West Fraser undertakes no obligation to publicly revise them to reflect subsequent events or circumstances except as required by applicable securities laws.

10 Million-Member Community Spartan Joins Run Show USA Expo in Boston, Jan. 29-30, 2022

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:00pm

New York Times bestselling author Joe De Sena has written several books: The Spartan Way, Spartan Up, and Spartan Fit.

Key Points: 
  • New York Times bestselling author Joe De Sena has written several books: The Spartan Way, Spartan Up, and Spartan Fit.
  • Other Run Show USA activities include a Running Skills Theater, the Trail Zone, Strength Training Zone, Gait Analysis and the Recovery Zone.
  • The Run Show USA was founded by U.K.-based Raccoon Events, the company behind England's National Running Show, National Outdoor Expo, and National Snow Show.
  • For more information about The Run Show USA visit http://www.runshowusa.com ; to discuss opportunities to exhibit contact Mike Seaman, mike@raccoonevents.com .

Ricoh announces three HD PENTAX-FA Limited interchangeable lenses for K-mount SLR cameras

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:00pm

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced three HD PENTAX-FA Limited interchangeable lenses for use with PENTAX K-mount SLR cameras.

Key Points: 
  • PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced three HD PENTAX-FA Limited interchangeable lenses for use with PENTAX K-mount SLR cameras.
  • The new members of the HD FA Limited Lens series are:
    HD PENTAX-FA 31mmF1.8 Limited: a lightweight, versatile wide-angle lens offering sharp imaging performance with natural perspective and high contrast.
  • This pointer allows the user to mount the lens to a camera body as effortlessly as other Limited Lens-series models.
  • Over 100 years later, now as part of the Ricoh Group, Ricoh Imaging continues to produce the heritage-rich, award-winning PENTAX line of DSLR cameras, lenses and sport optics equipment.

Insights on the Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Global Market to 2025 - Escalating Healthcare Spending is Driving Growth

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:00pm

2.3 Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Segmentation: An Overview

Key Points: 
  • 2.3 Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Segmentation: An Overview
    3.1 Global Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market: An Analysis
    3.1.2 Global Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market by Drug Class (Anti-inflammatory, Interferons, NSAIDs, Antihyperglycemics and Others)
    3.1.3 Global Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market by Indication (Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Type 1 Diabetes and Other Indications)
    3.1.4 Global Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market by Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America)
    3.2 Global Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market: Drug Class Analysis
    3.3 Global Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market: Indication Analysis
    4.1 North America Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market: An Analysis
    4.2 Europe Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market: An Analysis
    4.3 Asia Pacific Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market: An Analysis
    4.4 Middle East & Africa Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market: An Analysis
    4.5 Latin America Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market: An Analysis

Thermo Fisher Scientific to Present at 41st Annual Cowen Healthcare Conference on March 3, 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:47pm

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science,announced that Marc N. Casper, chairman, president and chief executive officer, will present virtually at the 41st Annual Cowen Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at 10:20 a.m. (EDT).

Key Points: 
  • WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science,announced that Marc N. Casper, chairman, president and chief executive officer, will present virtually at the 41st Annual Cowen Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at 10:20 a.m. (EDT).
  • You can access the webcast of the presentation via the Investors section of our website, www.thermofisher.com .
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $30 billion.
  • Our global team of more than 80,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon.

90's Flying Power Disc Arcade Game, Windjammers, Headed to iiRcade

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:45pm

Windjammers, also known as 'Flying Power Disc' in Japan, was released in 1994 on the Neo Geo arcade system where players throw power discs to try and score on one another.

Key Points: 
  • Windjammers, also known as 'Flying Power Disc' in Japan, was released in 1994 on the Neo Geo arcade system where players throw power discs to try and score on one another.
  • Player Fighting Game was one of the most popular arcade genres but it required a lot of complicated control skills.
  • iiRcade enables playing nostalgic retro arcade games as well as breathtaking modern games on a premium arcade cabinet for both online and offline multiplayer gaming.
  • iiRcade allows for cinematic arcade gaming experiences via 19" High-Definition display, 100W Dual Stereo Speakers, Premium Arcade Joysticks and hardware and software optimized for gaming.

Worldwide Animal Health Industry to 2025 - Featuring Zoetis, Boehringer Ingelheim & Elanco Among Others

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:45pm

3.1 Global Animal Health Market: An Analysis

Key Points: 
  • 3.1 Global Animal Health Market: An Analysis
    3.1.2 Global Animal Health Market by Products (Pharma, Biological and Medicated Feed Additives (MFAs))
    3.1.4 Global Animal Health Market by Region (North America, APAC, Western Europe, Latin America, Eastern Europe and ROW)
    3.2 Global Animal Health Market: Product Analysis
    3.3 Global Animal Health Market: Type Analysis
    3.3.2 Global Food Producing Animals (FPA) Market by Species (Cattle, Swine, Poultry, Aquaculture and Sheep)
    3.3.5 Global Companion Animals (CA) Market by Products (Parasiticides, Specialty Products, Vaccines and Antibiotics)
    4.1 North America Animal Health Market: An Analysis
    4.2 Western Europe Animal Health Market: An Analysis
    4.3 Eastern Europe Animal Health Market: An Analysis
    4.4 Latin America Animal Health Market: An Analysis
    4.5 Asia Pacific Animal Health Market: An Analysis
    4.6 ROW Animal Health Market: An Analysis
    7.1 Global Animal Health Market Players: A Financial Comparison

William Pitt - Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty Upgrades Agent Connect Portal; Launches Proprietary Search Engine, Ask Athena

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:40pm

The company also announced the launch of a new proprietary software application that operates as a search engine delivering relevant content in response to agent queries, branded Ask Athena.

Key Points: 
  • The company also announced the launch of a new proprietary software application that operates as a search engine delivering relevant content in response to agent queries, branded Ask Athena.
  • Personalization is just one of many new capabilities the redesigned Agent Connect offers the more than 1,100 agents in 26 brokerage offices.
  • Fee Sotheby's International Realty
    Founded in 1949, William Pitt - Julia B.
  • Fee Sotheby's International Realty, 203-644-1938, awood@williampitt.com
    SOURCE William Pitt - Julia B.

A "pet" tiger found in San Antonio during the Texas cold snap arrives at her new home in Murchison

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:33pm

MURCHISON, Texas, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, an approximately six-month-old, 60-pound tiger named Elsa is settling in at her new home at the Black Beauty Ranch in Murchison, Texas.

Key Points: 
  • MURCHISON, Texas, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, an approximately six-month-old, 60-pound tiger named Elsa is settling in at her new home at the Black Beauty Ranch in Murchison, Texas.
  • Elsa has araw area on her forehead from rubbing on her cage from stress, and fur missing where the harness once was.
  • We expect her to quickly acclimate to her large, natural habitat and start behaving more like a tigerthan apet.
  • Wewill provideeverything she needs to have allof herphysical and emotional needs metand give her thefairytale ending she deserves."

Generation USA Graduates Largest Cohort of Online Students

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:32pm

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Generation USA , a workforce development nonprofit transforming the education to employment ecosystem, offers reskilling and training programs at no cost to the unemployed with priority admissions for Black and Latinx communities, as well as women, announced its largest class of online graduates.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Generation USA , a workforce development nonprofit transforming the education to employment ecosystem, offers reskilling and training programs at no cost to the unemployed with priority admissions for Black and Latinx communities, as well as women, announced its largest class of online graduates.
  • The graduates, many from underserved communities, persevered through challenging courses and overcame many obstacles along the way.
  • Graduates not only learned the job-specific skills--they also learned "soft skills" that will help them navigate every aspect of life.
  • Please contact jessicar@generation.org to speak with graduates about how the Generation training changed the trajectory of their lives and what comes next--a story to uplift the community.

United Therapeutics Corporation To Present At The 41st Annual Cowen Health Care Conference

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:30pm

and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --United Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: UTHR) announced today that Mr. Michael Benkowitz, President and Chief Operating Officer of United Therapeutics, will provide an overview and update on the company's business during a fireside chat session at the 41st annual Cowen Health Care Conference.

Key Points: 
  • and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --United Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: UTHR) announced today that Mr. Michael Benkowitz, President and Chief Operating Officer of United Therapeutics, will provide an overview and update on the company's business during a fireside chat session at the 41st annual Cowen Health Care Conference.
  • The session will take place virtually on Wednesday March 3, 2021, from 10:20 a.m. to 10:50 a.m., Eastern Standard Time, and can be accessed via a live webcast on the United Therapeutics website at https://ir.unither.com/events-and-presentations .
  • United Therapeutics Corporation focuses on the strength of a balanced, value-creating biotechnology model.
  • Lung Biotechnology is the first public benefit corporation subsidiary of a public biotechnology or pharmaceutical company.

Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Company Declares Quarterly Dividend

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:30pm

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Company (NYSE: HBB) today announced that the Board of Directors declared a regular cash dividend of $0.095 per share.

Key Points: 
  • GLEN ALLEN, Va., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Company (NYSE: HBB) today announced that the Board of Directors declared a regular cash dividend of $0.095 per share.
  • Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Company is a holding company for Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., a leading designer, marketer and distributor of a wide range of branded small electric household and specialty housewares appliances, as well as commercial products for restaurants, fast food chains, bars and hotels.
  • The Company's consumer brands include Hamilton Beach, Proctor Silex, Hamilton Beach Professional, Weston field-to-table and farm-to-table food preparation equipment, TrueAir air purifiers, and BrightlineTM personal care products.
  • For more information about Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Company, visit the Company's website at www.hamiltonbeachbrands.com .

MDC Partners to Present at the 2021 J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:30pm

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: MDCA) MDC Partners Inc. announced today that the Company will participate in a March investor conference.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: MDCA) MDC Partners Inc. announced today that the Company will participate in a March investor conference.
  • Mark Penn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Frank Lanuto, EVP, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the J.P. Morgan 2021 Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference, taking place virtually, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 1:15 PM.
  • A replay of the presentation will be available to the public in the Investors section of the MDC Partners website, www.mdc-partners.com .
  • For more information about MDC Partners and its partner firms, visit our website at www.mdc-partners.com and follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/mdcpartners .

Global $60+ Billion Ophthalmic Drugs Market to 2028: Patent Expiry Of Blockbuster Drugs to Limit Market growth

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:30pm

The global ophthalmic drugs market size is expected to reach USD 60.3 billion by 2028.

Key Points: 
  • The global ophthalmic drugs market size is expected to reach USD 60.3 billion by 2028.
  • An increase in the prevalence of eye-related disorders, such as presbyopia, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy, is one of the major drivers of the market.
  • Investors are increasingly funding companies to support the clinical development of novel treatments for eye diseases thereby fueling the market growth.
  • In addition, increasing development and approval of new laboratory methods is expected to boost the market growth.

Dycom Industries, Inc. to Host Fiscal 2021 Fourth Quarter Results Conference Call

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:30pm

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE: DY) will host a conference call to discuss fiscal 2021 fourth quarter results on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time.

Key Points: 
  • PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE: DY) will host a conference call to discuss fiscal 2021 fourth quarter results on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time.
  • Dycom will issue a press release reporting its results earlier that morning.
  • A live webcast of the conference call and related materials will be available on the Company's Investor Center website at https://ir.dycomind.com .
  • Parties interested in participating via telephone should dial (833) 519-1313 (United States) or (914) 800-3879 (International) with the conference ID 2407007, ten minutes before the conference call begins.

Aeglea BioTherapeutics Appoints Sara Brownstein to Board of Directors

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:30pm

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGLE), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a new generation of human enzyme therapeutics as innovative solutions for rare metabolic diseases, today announced the appointment of Sara Brownstein to its board of directors.

Key Points: 
  • AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AGLE), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a new generation of human enzyme therapeutics as innovative solutions for rare metabolic diseases, today announced the appointment of Sara Brownstein to its board of directors.
  • "Sara brings a broad and distinct perspective from more than a decade of life science investing and company building.
  • Her experience and acumen are a valuable addition to our Board, as we move closer to our goal of delivering impactful medicines for patients living with rare metabolic diseases."
  • Prior to joining Baker Bros. Advisors LP, Ms. Brownstein worked for Goldman, Sachs & Co.Ms.

MoneyGram Announces Election of Three New Directors to the Board

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:30pm

The new members will bring diverse career experiences across the fintech, global payments, enterprise technology and investment banking industries to the Board.

Key Points: 
  • The new members will bring diverse career experiences across the fintech, global payments, enterprise technology and investment banking industries to the Board.
  • "We are very pleased to welcome Alka, Francisco and Julie as new directors to the MoneyGram Board," said Alex Holmes, MoneyGram Chairman and CEO.
  • "Coming off of a remarkable and record-breaking year that truly demonstrated the strength of our digital transformation, these three join MoneyGram at an exciting time.
  • Ms. Gupta was a Co-Founder of and former President at globaliD, Inc., where she currently still serves on the Board.

Forensic Logic COPLINK Announces Formation of Strategic Advisory Board

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:24pm

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Forensic Logic, LLC, the premier provider of data products and services to American law enforcement, today announced the formation of its strategic advisory board.

Key Points: 
  • WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Forensic Logic, LLC, the premier provider of data products and services to American law enforcement, today announced the formation of its strategic advisory board.
  • "The surest path to responsible police reform lies in embracing data to let an agency perform its functions with greater precision," said Jim McDonnell, former Sheriff of Los Angeles County and member of the advisory board.
  • Forensic Logic has mastered this concept andputit into practice, and will beindispensable for agencies serious about meeting the challenges of modern policing.
  • The assemblage of industry experts and leaders marks another milestone for Forensic Logic, which in 2017 acquired the COPLINK network from IBM before undertaking a sweeping modernization of the platform.

Governor DeSantis Announces Launch of Lockheed Martin, CareerSource Florida Apprenticeship Program

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:24pm

OCALA, Fla., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Governor Ron DeSantis announced today that Lockheed Martin and CareerSource Florida have partnered to develop and refine a registered apprenticeship program.

Key Points: 
  • OCALA, Fla., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Governor Ron DeSantis announced today that Lockheed Martin and CareerSource Florida have partnered to develop and refine a registered apprenticeship program.
  • "Lockheed Martin's new apprenticeship program with CareerSource Florida exemplifies many of the reasons why Florida is the best state to do business: we are focused on job creation, partnerships, innovation and workforce education," said Governor Ron DeSantis.
  • "The mission of the CareerSource Florida network is to connect employers with qualified, skilled talent," said CareerSource Florida President and CEO Michelle Dennard.
  • "I want to thank Governor Ron DeSantis for continuing to deliver on his promises, and Lockheed Martin, the College of Central Florida, CareerSource Florida and CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion for working on this collaborative apprenticeship model - a pathway to success for Floridians."

Notice from the Office of the Secretary - Ontario Securities Commission

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:23pm

TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2021 /CNW/ -The Commission issued its Reasons for Decision in the above named matter.

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TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2021 /CNW/ -The Commission issued its Reasons for Decision in the above named matter.
A copy of the Reasons for Decision dated February 23, 2021 is available at www.osc.ca

American Public Education Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:22pm

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --American Public Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: APEI) today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of shares ofits common stock.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --American Public Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: APEI) today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of shares ofits common stock.
  • APEI also intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional15% of shares of common stock offered in the public offering at the public offering price, less the underwriting discount.
  • Truist Securities and William Blair are acting as joint lead book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the proposed offering.
  • American Public Education, Inc. (Nasdaq:APEI) is a provider of higher learning through its wholly owned subsidiaries: American Public University System and Hondros College of Nursing.

NOVA Recognized Nationally as Premier 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:20pm

Institutions earning the Military Friendly School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey.

Key Points: 
  • Institutions earning the Military Friendly School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey.
  • "NOVA is committed to supporting entire military families," said Dr. Frances Villagran-Glover, vice president of student services at NOVA.
  • - Kayla Lopez, National Director of Military Partnerships, Military Friendly Schools
    For more information on NOVA's programs geared toward military spouses, veterans and active duty service members, please contact, Takesha McMiller, director of military and veteran services at tamcmiller@nvcc.edu .
  • For questions about Military Friendly Schools, please contact Kayla Lopez, national director of military partnerships at mf2021@militaryfriendly.com .

CRN Names BetterWorld Technology to 2021 MSP 500 List in the Pioneer 250 Category

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:20pm

RESTON, Va., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BetterWorld Technology today announced it has been named to CRN's Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list as one of the MSP Pioneer 250.

Key Points: 
  • RESTON, Va., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BetterWorld Technology today announced it has been named to CRN's Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list as one of the MSP Pioneer 250.
  • In today's world of outsourced IT, the expertise of MSPs has become increasingly important to organizations.
  • To help facilitate companies' selection and adoption of managed services and providers, CRN, the leading media outlet for technology solution providers, has identified the top 500 MSPs.
  • said James F. Kenefick, Chairman, BetterWorld Technology.

Darling Ingredients Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:20pm

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR)will hold a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 to discuss the Company's fourth quarter and fiscal year 2020 financial results.

Key Points: 
  • IRVING, Texas, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR)will hold a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 to discuss the Company's fourth quarter and fiscal year 2020 financial results.
  • ET and will be hosted by Mr. Randall Stuewe, CEO and Chairman of the Board, and Mr. Brad Phillips, EVP and Chief Financial Officer.
  • Additionally, the Company will have a slide presentation available to augment management's formal remarks, which will be accessible via the investor relations section of the Company's website.
  • The live webcast and archived replay also can be accessed on the Company's web site at http://ir.darlingii.com .

PRA Group Announces the Retirement of Penelope W. Kyle from the Board of Directors

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:15pm

NORFOLK, Va., Feb.24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --PRA Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRAA), a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, today announced that Penelope W. Kyle is retiring from the Company's Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • NORFOLK, Va., Feb.24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --PRA Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRAA), a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, today announced that Penelope W. Kyle is retiring from the Company's Board of Directors.
  • Ms. Kyle, who was first appointed to the Board in 2005, recently provided notice that she will not stand for re-election at this year's annual meeting of stockholders.
  • Ms. Kyle has served as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee since 2005 and its Chair from 2011 to 2019.
  • With thousands of employees worldwide, PRA Group, Inc. companies collaborate with customers to help them resolve their debt.

Brookdale Enters into Definitive Agreement to Sell a Majority Stake in its Home Health, Hospice and Outpatient Therapy business to HCA Healthcare

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:15pm

The partnership provides opportunities to improve healthcare service offerings within Brookdale's communities to enhance its residents' experience and health outcomes.

Key Points: 
  • The partnership provides opportunities to improve healthcare service offerings within Brookdale's communities to enhance its residents' experience and health outcomes.
  • HCA Healthcare is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, comprising more than 2,000 sites of care.
  • As a learning health system, HCA Healthcare uses its more than 32 million annual patient encounters to advance science, improve patient care and save lives.
  • BHS operates 57 home health agencies and 22 hospice agencies across 26 states, along with 84 outpatient therapy locations.