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FIRST AMERICAN FINANCIAL ALERT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is Investigating First American Financial Corporation on Behalf of First American Financial Stockholders and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 11:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, is investigating potential claims against First Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) on behalf of First American Financial stockholders.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, is investigating potential claims against First Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) on behalf of First American Financial stockholders.
  • Our investigation concerns whether First American Financial has violated the federal securities laws and/or engaged in other unlawful business practices.
  • On May 24, 2019,KrebsOnSecurityreported that the Companys website leaked hundreds of millions of documents related to mortgage deals going back to 2003.
  • The firm represents individual and institutional investors in commercial, securities, derivative, and other complex litigation in state and federal courts across the country.

Brompton Funds Declare Distributions

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 6:14pm

Founded in 2000, Brompton is an experienced investment fund manager with income focused investment solutions including TSX traded closed-end funds and exchange-traded funds.

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  • Founded in 2000, Brompton is an experienced investment fund manager with income focused investment solutions including TSX traded closed-end funds and exchange-traded funds.
  • You will usually pay brokerage fees to your dealer if you purchase or sell units or shares of the investment funds on the Toronto Stock Exchange or other alternative Canadian trading system (an exchange).
  • Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.
  • Forward-looking information may relate to matters disclosed in this document and to other matters identified in public filings relating to the funds, to the future outlook of the funds and anticipated events or results and may include statements regarding the future financial performance of the funds.

Great Western Bank Recognizes Local Heroes Through Great Gifts of Gratitude

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 5:45pm

Great Western Bank is proud to announce the winners of a one-time award program called Great Gifts of Gratitude.

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  • Great Western Bank is proud to announce the winners of a one-time award program called Great Gifts of Gratitude.
  • To make an impact back in the winners lives and to help local businesses at the same time, Great Western Bank tailored the gifts to each person for a more personal experience.
  • Great Western Bank is a full-service regional bank focused on relationship-based business and agribusiness banking.
  • Great Western Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Great Western Bancorp, Inc. ( NYSE: GWB ).

Acies Acquisition Corp. Announces Pricing of $200 Million Initial Public Offering

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 3:36am

Acies Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: ACACU, the "Company") announced today that it priced its initial public offering of 20,000,000 units at a price to the public of $10.00 per unit.

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  • Acies Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: ACACU, the "Company") announced today that it priced its initial public offering of 20,000,000 units at a price to the public of $10.00 per unit.
  • No fractional warrants will be issued upon separation of the units and only whole warrants will trade.
  • Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan and Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. are acting as the book-running managers of the offering.
  • Such forward-looking statements, including the successful consummation of the Company's initial public offering, are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from the forward-looking statements.

Accolade Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 4:57am

SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Accolade, Inc. (Accolade), which provides personalized, technology-enabled solutions that help people better understand, navigate, and utilize the healthcare system and their workplace benefits, today announced the pricing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $38.50 per share.

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  • SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Accolade, Inc. (Accolade), which provides personalized, technology-enabled solutions that help people better understand, navigate, and utilize the healthcare system and their workplace benefits, today announced the pricing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $38.50 per share.
  • In addition, Accolade has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 750,000 additional shares of its common stock at the public offering price, less the underwriting discount.
  • Accolade currently intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including working capital, operating expenses, capital expenditures, acquisitions and strategic investments.
  • Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Morgan Stanley and BofA Securities are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.

US Financial 15 Split Corp. Preferred Dividend Declared

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 9:00pm

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- US Financial 15 Split Corp ("US Financial 15") declares its monthly distribution of $0.04892 for each Preferred share, or 10.00% annually based on the previous month end net asset value.

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  • TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- US Financial 15 Split Corp ("US Financial 15") declares its monthly distribution of $0.04892 for each Preferred share, or 10.00% annually based on the previous month end net asset value.
  • Distributions are payable November 10, 2020 to shareholders on record as at October 30, 2020.
  • US Financial 15 invests in a portfolio consisting of 15 U.S. financial services companies as follows: American Express, Bank of America, Bank of New York Mellon Corp., Citigroup, CME Group Inc., Fifth Third Bancorp, The Goldman Sachs Group, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Regions Financial Corp., State Street Corp., SunTrust Banks, U.S. Bancorp, and Wells Fargo.

Financial 15 Split Corp. Regular Monthly Dividend Declaration for Preferred Share

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 9:00pm

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Financial 15 Split Corp. ("Financial 15") declares its regular monthly distribution of $0.04583 for each Preferred share ($0.550 annually).

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  • TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Financial 15 Split Corp. ("Financial 15") declares its regular monthly distribution of $0.04583 for each Preferred share ($0.550 annually).
  • Distributions are payable November 10, 2020 to shareholders on record as at October 30, 2020.
  • Since inception Class A shareholders have received a total of $20.40 per share and Preferred shareholders have received a total of $8.98 per share inclusive of this distribution, for a combined total of $29.38.
  • Financial 15 invests in a high quality portfolio consisting of 15 financial services companies made up of Canadian and U.S. issuers as follows: Bank of Montreal, The Bank of Nova Scotia, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto-Dominion Bank, National Bank of Canada, Manulife Financial Corporation, Sun Life Financial, Great-West Lifeco, CI Financial Corp, Bank of America, Citigroup Inc., Goldman Sachs Group, JP Morgan Chase & Co. and Wells Fargo & Co.

Morgan Stanley Continues Commitment to Sustainable Investing with Social Bond to Support Affordable Housing

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 7:30pm

Morgan Stanley intends to allocate an amount equal to the net proceeds of the social bond to affordable housing projects, which aim to provide housing at affordable rates to low- or moderate-income individuals and/or families in the United States.

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  • Morgan Stanley intends to allocate an amount equal to the net proceeds of the social bond to affordable housing projects, which aim to provide housing at affordable rates to low- or moderate-income individuals and/or families in the United States.
  • Morgan Stanleys inaugural social bond is part of the Firms decade-long leadership in sustainable finance, which includes the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing, established in 2013 to accelerate the mainstream adoption of sustainable investing.
  • Morgan Stanley appointed an independent second-party opinion provider to review the Social Bond Framework and this social bond.
  • Without limiting any of the statements contained herein, Morgan Stanley makes no representation or warranty as to whether a bond constitutes a social bond, unless otherwise specified by Morgan Stanley, or whether a bond conforms to investor expectations or objectives for investing in social bonds.

IQST - iQSTEL Announces Analyst Research Report Coming Tuesday Next Week

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 3:04pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --iQSTEL, Inc. (USOTC: IQST) today confirmed engaging Goldman Small Cap Research to conduct ongoing analyst coverage.Goldman is scheduled to publish an initial report Tuesday next October 27, 2020.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --iQSTEL, Inc. (USOTC: IQST) today confirmed engaging Goldman Small Cap Research to conduct ongoing analyst coverage.Goldman is scheduled to publish an initial report Tuesday next October 27, 2020.
  • Since the takeover from Swissphone in November 2018 and the rename into SwissLink, they operate on a profitable level.
  • itsBchainLLC www.itsBchain.com is a 75% owned subsidiary of iQSTEL Inc. itsBchain is a blockchain technology developer and solution provider, with a strong focus on the telecom sector.
  • Therefore, actual outcomes and results may, and are likely to, differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in forward-looking statements due to numerous factors.

AD Securities America Appoints Douglas Post to Managing Director

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 2:45pm

Mr. Post joins AD Securities America with over 15 years of experience in the investment banking industry.

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  • Mr. Post joins AD Securities America with over 15 years of experience in the investment banking industry.
  • "We are pleased to welcome Douglas as Managing Director to help lead and accelerate the success of AD as our business continues to grow.
  • Prior to AD Securities America, Mr. Post held key roles at Ayco Goldman Sachs and Ernst & Young.
  • AD Securities America has an acknowledged reputation for its extensive array of proven capabilities in equity and debt capital advisory.