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 ISS Recommends Ziopharm Shareholders Vote for Change on WaterMill Asset Management’s WHITE Consent Card

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 1:30am

Shareholders who agree that meaningful change is needed atop Ziopharm should vote on the WHITE consent card for all five of WaterMills proposals, including the addition of Robert Postma to the Board alongside Mr. Vieser and Mr. Weis.

Key Points: 
  • Shareholders who agree that meaningful change is needed atop Ziopharm should vote on the WHITE consent card for all five of WaterMills proposals, including the addition of Robert Postma to the Board alongside Mr. Vieser and Mr. Weis.
  • Robert Postma, principal and founder of WaterMill, commented:
    WaterMill is pleased that ISS is recommending shareholders vote on the white consent card to facilitate urgent change atop Ziopharm.
  • We urge Ziopharm shareholders to consent to all five proposals on the WHITE consent card today by signing, dating and returning it in the postage-paid envelope provided.
  • If you have already voted a Green revocation card from Ziopharm, a later-dated vote on the WHITE consent card will revoke that vote.

GOLDFIELD INVESTOR ALERT by the Former Attorney General of Louisiana: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of The Goldfield Corporation - GV

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 1:17am

and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (KSF) are investigating the proposed sale of The Goldfield Corporation (NYSE: GV) to an affiliate of First Reserve.

Key Points: 
  • and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (KSF) are investigating the proposed sale of The Goldfield Corporation (NYSE: GV) to an affiliate of First Reserve.
  • Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of Goldfield will receive only $7.00 in cash for each share of Goldfield that they own.
  • Please note that the merger is structured as a tender offer, such that time may be of the essence.
  • To learn more about KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General, visit www.ksfcounsel.com .

Baby Car Seat Market to Grow by $2.28 Bn During 2020-2024 | Industry Analysis, Market Trends, Market Growth, Opportunities, and Forecast 2024 | Technavio

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 12:01am

COVID-19 will have a low impact on the baby car seat market.

Key Points: 
  • COVID-19 will have a low impact on the baby car seat market.
  • Innovations in baby car seat products is a major trend driving the growth of the market.
  • In a bid to help players strengthen their market foothold, this baby car seat market forecast report provides a detailed analysis of the leading market vendors.
  • Baby Car Seat Market 2020-2024: Segmentation
    Baby Car Seat Market is segmented as below:

Rosen Law Firm Announces Investigation of Securities Claims Against Covia Holdings Corporation f/k/a Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. – CVIAQ, FMSA

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 10:25pm

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces an investigation of potential securities claims on behalf of shareholders of Covia Holdings Corporation (OTC: CVIAQ) f/k/a Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE: FMSA) resulting from allegations that Covia may have issued materially misleading business information to the investing public.

Key Points: 
  • Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces an investigation of potential securities claims on behalf of shareholders of Covia Holdings Corporation (OTC: CVIAQ) f/k/a Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE: FMSA) resulting from allegations that Covia may have issued materially misleading business information to the investing public.
  • Rosen Law Firm is preparing a securities lawsuit on behalf of Covia shareholders.
  • Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation.
  • Rosen Law Firm has achieved the largest ever securities class action settlement against a Chinese Company.

MVIS Announces October 2020 Monthly Index Review Results of MVIS CryptoCompare Digital Assets Indices

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 10:11pm

A complete list of components and weights as well as index methodology, comprehensive index information and information about financial products based on MVIS Indices can be found on www.mvis-indices.com .

Key Points: 
  • A complete list of components and weights as well as index methodology, comprehensive index information and information about financial products based on MVIS Indices can be found on www.mvis-indices.com .
  • MV Index Solutions (MVIS) develops, monitors and licenses the MVIS Indices, a selection of focused, investable and diversified benchmark indices.
  • MVIS Indices cover several asset classes, including equity, fixed income markets and digital assets and are licensed to serve as underlying indices for financial products.
  • Approximately USD 20.01 billion in assets under management are currently invested in financial products based on MVIS Indices.

Duddell Street Acquisition Corp. Announces the Separate Trading of Its Class A Ordinary Shares and Warrants Commencing November 30, 2020

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 10:05pm

Duddell Street Acquisition Corp. (the Company) announced today that, commencing November 30, 2020, holders of the units sold in the Companys initial public offering of 17,500,000 units, completed on November 2, 2020, may elect to separately trade the shares of Class A ordinary shares and warrants included in the units.

Key Points: 
  • Duddell Street Acquisition Corp. (the Company) announced today that, commencing November 30, 2020, holders of the units sold in the Companys initial public offering of 17,500,000 units, completed on November 2, 2020, may elect to separately trade the shares of Class A ordinary shares and warrants included in the units.
  • No fractional warrants will be issued upon separation of the units and only whole warrants will trade.
  • Holders of units will need to have their brokers contact Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, the Companys transfer agent, in order to separate the units into Class A ordinary shares and warrants.
  • About Duddell Street Acquisition Corp.
    Duddell Street Acquisition Corp. was formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses.

Best’s Commentary: Australia Business Interruption Test Case Raises More Questions than Answers for Insurers

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 11:00pm

The judgment handed down by the New South Wales Court of Appeal brings into sharp focus the potential downside risk for the industry.

Key Points: 
  • The judgment handed down by the New South Wales Court of Appeal brings into sharp focus the potential downside risk for the industry.
  • With a unanimous ruling against the arguments made by the insurers on this test case, AM Best expects the question of pandemic business interruption coverage to remain a significant source of uncertainty for Australian commercial insurers.
  • In its Bests Commentary, Australia Business Interruption Test Case Raises More Questions than Answers for Insurers, AM Best states that the re-evaluation and refinement of loss provisions for potential COVID-19-related business interruption exposures are expected to lead to an adverse impact on commercial insurers operating earnings.
  • Some smaller insurers exhibit limited financial flexibility due to their ownership structures and therefore may have less ability to raise significant additional capital, if required.

Bancassurance Market to grow by $ 430.80 bn during 2020-2024 | Industry Analysis, Market Trends, Market Growth, Opportunities and Forecast | Technavio

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 10:05pm

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Key Points: 
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities.
  • The market growth in 2020 is likely to increase compared to the market growth in 2019.
  • In a bid to help players strengthen their market foothold, this bancassurance market forecast report provides a detailed analysis of the leading market vendors.

BNY Mellon Alcentra Global Multi-Strategy Credit Fund, Inc. Declares Distribution

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 9:58pm

On November 25, 2020, BNY Mellon Alcentra Global Multi-Strategy Credit Fund, Inc. (Ticker: XALCX) today declared a distribution of $1.75 per share of common stock, payable on December 23, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 9, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • On November 25, 2020, BNY Mellon Alcentra Global Multi-Strategy Credit Fund, Inc. (Ticker: XALCX) today declared a distribution of $1.75 per share of common stock, payable on December 23, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 9, 2020.
  • BNY Mellon Investment Adviser, Inc., the investment adviser for the Fund, is part of BNY Mellon Investment Management.
  • BNY Mellon Investment Management encompasses BNY Mellons affiliated investment management firms, wealth management organization and global distribution companies.
  • Additional information on BNY Mellon Investment Management is available on www.im.bnymellon.com .

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distribution for First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 9:32pm

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") is a federally registered investment advisor and serves as the Fund's investment advisor.

Key Points: 
  • First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") is a federally registered investment advisor and serves as the Fund's investment advisor.
  • FTA and its affiliate First Trust Portfolios L.P. ("FTP"), a FINRA registered broker-dealer, are privately-held companies that provide a variety of investment services.
  • Principal Risk Factors: The Fund's shares will change in value, and you could lose money by investing in the Fund.
  • Such exposures could cause the Funds net asset value to experience significant increases or declines in value over short periods of time.