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CapStar Recruits Veteran Bank Executive as Senior Credit Officer

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:21pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CapStar Bank, a subsidiary of CapStar Financial Holdings (NASDAQ: CSTR), announces the hiring of Ellen Hackett as Senior Vice President, Commercial Credit Administration and Senior Credit Officer.

Key Points: 
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CapStar Bank, a subsidiary of CapStar Financial Holdings (NASDAQ: CSTR), announces the hiring of Ellen Hackett as Senior Vice President, Commercial Credit Administration and Senior Credit Officer.
  • CapStar is focused on the tremendous opportunity in our states high-growth East and Middle Tennessee regions, said Kevin Lambert, Chief Credit Officer of CapStar.
  • With over 30 years of banking experience, Ellen joins CapStar having most recently served as Chief Commercial Credit Officer at Pathway Lending in Nashville.
  • Subsequently, she worked in senior-level lending, credit, portfolio management and special assets positions for several Nashville-based financial institutions, including a total of seven years as a Sr. Credit and Lending Officer and then Chief Credit Officer of First Advantage Bank.

Creative Spirit Welcomes Five New Trustees to Board

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:30pm

The newly expanded board reflects even deeper experience, gender, ability, age, and ethnic diversity.

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  • The newly expanded board reflects even deeper experience, gender, ability, age, and ethnic diversity.
  • Our Creative Spirit trustees are at the top of their games and understand Creative Spirits unique mission and bias toward action, said Laurel Rossi, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Creative Spirit.
  • Creative Spirit offers corporate training and consulting to organizations interested in adding disability to their DE&I agenda.
  • Creative Spirit is supported by corporate donations, grants and its Founding Partner The ADVERTISING Club of New York.

MassMutual Elects Michelle K. Lee to the Company’s Board of Directors

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 2:15pm

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) today announced that technology executive Michelle K. Lee has been elected to the companys Board of Directors , effective December 1, 2021.

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  • Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) today announced that technology executive Michelle K. Lee has been elected to the companys Board of Directors , effective December 1, 2021.
  • I look forward to Ms. Lee joining our board of directors and welcome her insights and expertise, said Roger Crandall, Chairman, President and CEO, MassMutual.
  • "MassMutual has bold ambitions to digitally transform the insurance industry and leverage technology to help more Americans secure their future and protect the ones they love, said Lee.
  • MassMutual partnered with Trewstar , a woman-owned search firm that specializes in the placement of outstanding female and diverse candidates on boards, to identify Lee as a new board member.

DSS Enters Quantitative Investment Fund Arena

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 12:30pm

DSS AmericaFirst Quantitative Funds is a suite of mutual funds managed by DSS Wealth Management, Inc. that expects to expand into numerous investment platforms including additional mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, unit investment trusts, and closed-end funds.

Key Points: 
  • DSS AmericaFirst Quantitative Funds is a suite of mutual funds managed by DSS Wealth Management, Inc. that expects to expand into numerous investment platforms including additional mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, unit investment trusts, and closed-end funds.
  • DSS AmericaFirst Quantitative Funds currently consists of four mutual funds: The DSS AmericaFirst Income Trends Fund (Nasdaq: AFPAX; AFPUX; AFPIX), DSS AmericaFirst Defensive Growth Fund (Nasdaq: DGQAX; DGQUX; DGQIX), DSS AmericaFirst Risk-On Risk-Off Fund (Nasdaq: ABRFX; ABRUX; ABRWX), and DSS AmericaFirst Large Cap Buyback Fund (Nasdaq: SBQAX; SBQUX; SBQIX).
  • Our funds are deploying groundbreaking technologies to provide investors access to innovative quantitative investment opportunities, stated Frank D. Heuszel, CEO of DSS.
  • DSS American Quantitative Funds was established through the shareholder approval of DSS Wealth Management as the registered investment advisor (RIA) to all the funds within the AmericaFirst Quantitative Funds Trust (Trust).

Amundi Asset Management: Final Terms

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 11:05am

Each ETC Security relates to a specific amount in weight of Gold, specified in the Final Terms, known as the "Metal Entitlement".

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  • Each ETC Security relates to a specific amount in weight of Gold, specified in the Final Terms, known as the "Metal Entitlement".
  • Payment of any Early Redemption Amount or the Final Redemption Amount is subject at all times to the limited recourse provisions.
  • Any early or final redemption of the ETC Securities of a Series will be settled in cash.
  • Amundi Asset Management S.A.S.

NexPoint Extends Offer to Purchase Up to All Shares of United Development Funding IV (UDFI)

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:26am

The Tender Offer Documents are available at www.UDFITenderOffer.com , or from the information agent for the Offer, as discussed below.

Key Points: 
  • The Tender Offer Documents are available at www.UDFITenderOffer.com , or from the information agent for the Offer, as discussed below.
  • On January 8, 2021, UDFI announced that it had reduced the percentage of outstanding Shares that a shareholder may own from 9.8% to 5.0%.
  • The offer to purchase common stock of UDFI will only be made pursuant to the Offer to Purchase, the Assignment Form and related documents.
  • THE TENDER OFFER MATERIALS (INCLUDING THE OFFER TO PURCHASE, THE ASSIGNMENT FORM AND CERTAIN OTHER TENDER OFFER DOCUMENTS) WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION.

AGF Announces Investment Objective and Strategy Changes to AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral Anti-Beta Fund

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 11:07pm

The Fund will change from a passive, index tracking strategy to a rules-based, active strategy.

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  • The Fund will change from a passive, index tracking strategy to a rules-based, active strategy.
  • There are no anticipated changes to the Funds name, ticker symbol, fees and expenses, portfolio managers or its performance benchmark.
  • The Funds new investment objective, once effective, seeks to provide a consistent negative beta exposure to the U.S. equity market.
  • We believe these changes will improve the investor experience, said Bill DeRoche, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager, AGF Investments LLC.

Dr. James T. Minor Named 10th Chancellor of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 10:10pm

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill., Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Southern Illinois University President Dan Mahony, PhD, has named James T. Minor, PhD, as the 10th Chancellor of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

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  • EDWARDSVILLE, Ill., Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Southern Illinois University President Dan Mahony, PhD, has named James T. Minor, PhD, as the 10th Chancellor of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
  • Minor most recently served as assistant vice chancellor and senior strategist in the Office of the Chancellor at California State University, which recently posted the highest graduation rates in its history.
  • "I am truly honored and excited about the opportunity to serve as the 10th Chancellor at SIUE," shared Minor.
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose to shape a changing world.

Valero Energy Corporation Announces the Redemption of its 2.700% Senior Notes due 2023

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 9:45pm

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO; Valero) announced today that it has called for redemption the entire outstanding principal amount of its 2.700% Senior Notes due 2023 (the Notes).

Key Points: 
  • Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO; Valero) announced today that it has called for redemption the entire outstanding principal amount of its 2.700% Senior Notes due 2023 (the Notes).
  • The Notes were previously subject to an any and all tender offer by Valero, which is expected to settle tomorrow.
  • The redemption announced today will apply to all of the Notes that remain outstanding following the settlement of the any and all tender offer.
  • Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries (collectively, Valero), is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels and petrochemical products.

Ervin Cohen and Jessup Partner Ellia Thompson Selected as Leader in Law Award Nominee

Monday, November 29, 2021 - 7:14pm

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ervin Cohen & Jessup (ECJ) announced today that its Partner and Chair of the Land Use Department Ellia M. Thompson has been selected as anominee by the Los Angeles Business Journal for its 2021 'Leaders in Law Awards.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ervin Cohen & Jessup (ECJ) announced today that its Partner and Chair of the Land Use Department Ellia M. Thompson has been selected as anominee by the Los Angeles Business Journal for its 2021 'Leaders in Law Awards.
  • "Ellia is a talented attorney who continually demonstrates her ability to deliver the firm's clients with the highest degree of service and strategy," said Co-Managing Partner Randy S. Leff .
  • Thompson concentrates her practice in the areas of land use, planning and zoning regulations, governmental administrative law and local housing laws.
  • Los Angeles Times Magazinerecognized Thompson as an 'Inspirational Women Award' finalist in August of this year.