Holding company

A statement on behalf of Rogers Communications Inc.

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 12:02am

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- John A. MacDonald, Chair of the Board of Directors of Rogers Communications Inc. (Rogers or the Company), confirms that earlier today the Company received a written resolution from the Rogers Control Trust purporting to remove five of the independent directors of Rogers and replace them with nominees of the Rogers Control Trust.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- John A. MacDonald, Chair of the Board of Directors of Rogers Communications Inc. (Rogers or the Company), confirms that earlier today the Company received a written resolution from the Rogers Control Trust purporting to remove five of the independent directors of Rogers and replace them with nominees of the Rogers Control Trust.
  • The Company has reviewed the resolution with its external legal counsel and has determined the resolution is invalid.
  • Accordingly, the Board of Directors of Rogers, including its independent directors, remain unchanged.
  • Rogers is a proud Canadian company dedicated to making more possible for Canadians each and every day.

First BanCorp. Increases Quarterly Common Stock Cash Dividend By 43%

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 9:30pm

The dividend is payable on December 10, 2021 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 26, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • The dividend is payable on December 10, 2021 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 26, 2021.
  • We are pleased to announce an increase in the quarterly cash dividend payment on the Corporations common stock from $0.07 to $0.10 per share commencing in the fourth quarter of 2021.
  • The increased quarterly dividend level equates to an annualized dividend of $0.40 per common share.
  • First BanCorp.s shares of common stock trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FBP.

Brighthouse Financial Announces Voluntary Sale Program

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 9:15pm

Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (Brighthouse Financial or the company) (Nasdaq: BHF) announced today that it will offer a voluntary program through which stockholders owning fewer than 100 shares of Brighthouse Financials common stock, as of October 7, 2021, may sell all of their shares.

Key Points: 
  • Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (Brighthouse Financial or the company) (Nasdaq: BHF) announced today that it will offer a voluntary program through which stockholders owning fewer than 100 shares of Brighthouse Financials common stock, as of October 7, 2021, may sell all of their shares.
  • Brighthouse Financial will not buy any shares sold by its stockholders through, or otherwise participate in, this program.
  • Neither Georgeson nor Brighthouse Financial is making any recommendation to stockholders regarding their participation in this voluntary program.
  • Brighthouse Financial, Inc. (Brighthouse Financial) (Nasdaq: BHF) is on a mission to help people achieve financial security.

Hubbell Incorporated Declares 7% Dividend Increase

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 7:00pm

Shelton, CT, Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE:HUBB) today declared a 7% increase in the common stock dividend rate.

Key Points: 
  • Shelton, CT, Oct. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE:HUBB) today declared a 7% increase in the common stock dividend rate.
  • The dividend will be paid on December 15, 2021 to shareholders of record on November 30, 2021.
  • Hubbell Incorporated is a leading manufacturer of utility and electrical solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.
  • With 2020 revenues of $4.2 billion, Hubbell solutions empower and energize communities in front of and behind the meter.

Zions Bancorporation’s Board Approves $325 Million Share Repurchase and Declares Dividends on Common and Preferred Stock

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 6:24pm

(NASDAQ: ZION) announced today that its board of directors (board) authorized a share repurchase for the fourth quarter of 2021 of up to $325 million, equaling 3.2% of the market value of the company.

Key Points: 
  • (NASDAQ: ZION) announced today that its board of directors (board) authorized a share repurchase for the fourth quarter of 2021 of up to $325 million, equaling 3.2% of the market value of the company.
  • The board declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.38 per common share, payable November 18, 2021 to shareholders of record on November 10, 2021.
  • Additionally, the board declared regular quarterly cash dividends on the company's various perpetual preferred shares, as detailed below.
  • Zions has obtained the requisite regulatory approval to allow Zions to timely execute on this authorization.

Custodian Ventures Addresses My Size, Inc.’s Latest Attempt to Disenfranchise Stockholders and Undermine Corporate Democracy

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 2:16pm

David Lazar, Chief Executive Officer of Custodian Ventures, stated:

Key Points: 
  • David Lazar, Chief Executive Officer of Custodian Ventures, stated:
    The lawsuit filed by MYSZ is baseless and we intend on vigorously defending ourselves.
  • This action appears to be a blatant entrenchment maneuver intended to disenfranchise Custodian Ventures and insulate Ronen Luzon and his boardroom allies, who have demonstrated a flagrant disregard for stockholders and their rights for years.
  • We contend that the incumbent Board has irreparably impugned its credibility by weaponizing litigation in an attempt to silence a sizable stockholder and undermine corporate democracy.
  • Custodian Ventures LLC is an investment fund specializing in reverse merger and other event driven opportunities.

ReneSola Power Announces Notice of Annual General Meeting

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 11:00am

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola Power" or the "Company") ( www.renesolapower.com ) (NYSE: SOL), a leading fully integrated solar project developer, today announced that its annual general meeting (the "AGM") will be held at the office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP at 11th Floor, HSBC Building, Shanghai IFC, 8 Century Avenue, Pudong New District, Shanghai, China at 2:00 p.m. (Beijing time) on Friday, December 10, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola Power" or the "Company") ( www.renesolapower.com ) (NYSE: SOL), a leading fully integrated solar project developer, today announced that its annual general meeting (the "AGM") will be held at the office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP at 11th Floor, HSBC Building, Shanghai IFC, 8 Century Avenue, Pudong New District, Shanghai, China at 2:00 p.m. (Beijing time) on Friday, December 10, 2021.
  • Copies of the notice of the AGM, proxy form, poll card and annual report are available on ReneSola Power's investor relations website at http://ir.renesolapower.com .
  • ReneSola Power (NYSE: SOL) is a leading global solar project developer and operator.
  • The Company focuses on solar power project development, construction management and project financing services.

SWEF: Dividend Declaration

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 8:01am

Confirms 1.375 pence dividend for Q3 as targeted; equating to an 5.7% annualised dividend yield

Key Points: 
  • Confirms 1.375 pence dividend for Q3 as targeted; equating to an 5.7% annualised dividend yield
    This announcement contains price sensitive information.
  • Starwood European Real Estate Finance Limited (the "Company") has declared a quarterly dividend in respect of the third quarter of 2021 of 1.375 pence per share as targeted, payable on 3 December 2021 to Shareholders on the register at 5 November 2021.
  • The targeted full year dividend is 5.5 pence per share equating to an annualised dividend yield of 5.7% based on the closing share price on 21 October 2021.
  • The Group's assets are managed by Starwood European Finance Partners Limited, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of the Starwood Capital Group.

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announces that it Is Investigating the Boards of Directors of Meredith Corporation, Aspen Technology, Flexion, and Columbia Banking System on behalf of Stockholders and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 10:25pm

Pursuant to the merger agreement, Meredith stockholders will receive $42.18 in cash for each share of Meredith common stock owned.

Key Points: 
  • Pursuant to the merger agreement, Meredith stockholders will receive $42.18 in cash for each share of Meredith common stock owned.
  • Bragar Eagel & Squire is concerned that Merediths board of directors oversaw an unfair process and ultimately agreed to an inadequate merger agreement.
  • Accordingly, the firm is investigating all relevant aspects of the deal and is committed to securing the best result possible for Merediths stockholders.
  • Bragar Eagel & Squire is concerned that AspenTechs board of directors oversaw an unfair process and ultimately agreed to an inadequate merger agreement.

KRATON CORPORATION INVESTIGATION UPDATE: Bragar Eagel & Squire Notifies Stockholder of New SEC Filing and Encourages Investors to Contact the firm

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 10:31pm

Pursuant to the merger agreement, Kraton stockholders will receive $46.50 in cash for each share of Kraton common stock owned.

Key Points: 
  • Pursuant to the merger agreement, Kraton stockholders will receive $46.50 in cash for each share of Kraton common stock owned.
  • On October 21, 2021, Kraton released a Preliminary Proxy Statement recommending that stockholders vote in favor of the transaction.
  • Bragar Eagel & Squire is concerned that Kratons board of directors oversaw an unfair process and ultimately agreed to an inadequate merger agreement.
  • The firm represents individual and institutional investors in commercial, securities, derivative, and other complex litigation in state and federal courts across the country.