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First Trust Announces End of Trading Halt of Shares of QSPT and YSEP on Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:22pm

Shares of the Funds resumed trading as of 8:30 a.m. Central time today, Tuesday, September 21, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Shares of the Funds resumed trading as of 8:30 a.m. Central time today, Tuesday, September 21, 2021.
  • First Trust is the supervisor of the First Trust unit investment trusts, while FTP is the sponsor.
  • For more information about Cboe Vest and the evolution of Target Outcome Investments, visit www.cboevest.com or contact Linda Werner at lwerner@cboevest.com or 703-864-5483.
  • The Corporations have no liability in connection with the management, administration, marketing or trading of the fund or the FLEX Options.

First Trust Announces Trading Halt of Shares of QSPT and YSEP on Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc.

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 9:39pm

First Trust is the supervisor of the First Trust unit investment trusts, while FTP is the sponsor.

Key Points: 
  • First Trust is the supervisor of the First Trust unit investment trusts, while FTP is the sponsor.
  • For more information about Cboe Vest and the evolution of Target Outcome Investments, visit www.cboevest.com or contact Linda Werner at lwerner@cboevest.com or 703-864-5483.
  • There can be no assurance that an active trading market for fund shares will develop or be maintained.
  • The Corporations have no liability in connection with the management, administration, marketing or trading of the fund or the FLEX Options.

First Trust Lists September Series of Target Outcome Buffer ETFs Based on QQQ and EFA

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2:23pm

At the end of the Target Outcome Period, the upside cap for the new Target Outcome Period is reset to prevailing market conditions.

Key Points: 
  • At the end of the Target Outcome Period, the upside cap for the new Target Outcome Period is reset to prevailing market conditions.
  • The funds are managed and sub-advised by Cboe Vest Financial LLC (Cboe Vest) using a target outcome strategy or pre-determined target investment outcome.
  • Cboe Vest is the creator of Target Outcome Investments and manager of the longest running Buffer Strategy fund.
  • Target Outcome Investments and Target Outcome ETF are registered trademarks of Cboe Vest Financial.

DGAP-News: ENCAVIS AG to be listed on the SDAX as of September 20, 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 7:02am

ENCAVIS AG to be listed on the SDAX as of September 20, 2021

Key Points: 
  • ENCAVIS AG to be listed on the SDAX as of September 20, 2021
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • Encavis AG (Prime Standard; ISIN: DE0006095003 / ticker symbol: ECV) is a producer of electricity from Renewable Energies listed on the SDAX of Deutsche Brse AG.
  • Within the Encavis Group, Encavis Asset Management AG offers fund services to institutional investors.
  • Encavis AG's environmental, social and governance performance has been awarded by two of the world's leading ESG rating agencies.

PhosAgro Places 7-Year Bonds Worth USD 500 Million with Record Low Coupon of 2.6%

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 3:28pm

PhosAgro's environmentally friendly fertilizers stand out for their high efficiency, and they do not lead to the contamination of soils with heavy metals.

Key Points: 
  • PhosAgro's environmentally friendly fertilizers stand out for their high efficiency, and they do not lead to the contamination of soils with heavy metals.
  • The Company's priority markets outside of Russia and the CIS are Latin America, Europe and Asia.
  • PhosAgro's shares are traded on the Moscow Exchange, and global depositary receipts (GDRs) for shares trade on the London Stock Exchange (under the ticker PHOR).
  • Since 1 June 2016, the Company's GDRs have been included in the MSCI Russia and MSCI Emerging Markets indexes.

Gradiant Achieves Strong Growth Across Asia in Cleantech Water Treatment during the Pandemic

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:00am

The business growth demonstrates increased demand for advanced water & wastewater treatment during the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • The business growth demonstrates increased demand for advanced water & wastewater treatment during the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic.
  • "Our business has thrived this year at Gradiant, despite the challenging market dynamics brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic," said Prakash Govindan, Co-Founder and COO of Gradiant.
  • Gradiant is a leading solutions provider and developer of cleantech water projects for advanced water & wastewater treatment.
  • Gradiant's robust end-to-end solutions and proven technical, delivery, and operations expertise enable cost-effective and sustainable treatment of the most complex water challenges.

DSM announces food system commitments to set a healthier future for people, planet and livelihoods

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 6:01am

DSM is one of the first companies in the consumer ingredient sector tomake its societal impact explicit through a set of measurable food system commitments.

Key Points: 
  • DSM is one of the first companies in the consumer ingredient sector tomake its societal impact explicit through a set of measurable food system commitments.
  • DSM's new strategic food system commitments by 2030 are:
    Reach 150 million people with nutritious, sustainable plant-based protein foods
    These commitments support the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2, 3, 12 and 13.
  • Food povertyis also endemic in many of the world's richest countries, as shown by the growing use of food banks.
  • DSM does this together with its cross-sector partners such as the World Food Programme, UNICEF , World Vision and Scaling Up Nutrition .

OJSC PhosAgro: PhosAgro Prices Seven-Year USD 500 Million Eurobond Issue with a Coupon of 2.6%, Setting new Benchmark for Russian Non-State Corporate Borrowers With Same Tenor

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 9:02am

PhosAgro's environmentally friendly fertilizers stand out for their high efficiency, and they do not lead to the contamination of soils with heavy metals.

Key Points: 
  • PhosAgro's environmentally friendly fertilizers stand out for their high efficiency, and they do not lead to the contamination of soils with heavy metals.
  • The Company's priority markets outside of Russia and the CIS are Latin America, Europe and Asia.
  • PhosAgro's shares are traded on the Moscow Exchange, and global depositary receipts (GDRs) for shares trade on the London Stock Exchange (under the ticker PHOR).
  • Since 1 June 2016, the Company's GDRs have been included in the MSCI Russia and MSCI Emerging Markets indexes.

DGAP-News: BayWa AG signs ESG-linked syndicated financing agreement for €1.7 billion

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 5:10pm

Munich, September 2021 - BayWa AG has signed an agreement for a syndicated credit facility of 1.7 billion.

Key Points: 
  • Munich, September 2021 - BayWa AG has signed an agreement for a syndicated credit facility of 1.7 billion.
  • The syndicated financing agreement was coordinated by DZ BANK AG, Landesbank Baden-Wrttemberg and UniCredit Bank AG as bookrunners.
  • "The syndicated financing agreement rounds out our long-term financing activities over the past few years and marks a departure from the short-term strategy that tends to prevail at trading companies," says Andreas Helber, CFO of BayWa AG.
  • "We have seen tremendous interest here, as with previous financing projects," says Uwe Falk, Head of Treasury at BayWa AG.

Olympic Steel Names Cassandra Powers Vice President Human Resources

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 1:00pm

Olympic Steel Inc. (Nasdaq: ZEUS), a leading national metals service center, today announced that Cassandra (Cassy) Powers has been promoted to Vice President of Human Resources.

Key Points: 
  • Olympic Steel Inc. (Nasdaq: ZEUS), a leading national metals service center, today announced that Cassandra (Cassy) Powers has been promoted to Vice President of Human Resources.
  • Powers will report directly to Richard T. Marabito, Olympic Steels Chief Executive Officer, and lead the Companys strategic employee acquisition, engagement, development and retention efforts.
  • Powers joined Olympic Steels Human Resources team in 2016, bringing with her more than 11 years of human resources and talent acquisition experience.
  • She is a Society for Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and serves on the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force.