Communications

ViacomCBS Unveils Comprehensive Streaming Strategy and Expansive Slate of Originals Headed to Paramount+

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:46am

These originals will join a deep and growing content catalog of more than 30,000 episodes and 2,500 movie titles.

Key Points: 
  • These originals will join a deep and growing content catalog of more than 30,000 episodes and 2,500 movie titles.
  • These titles produced by Paramount Players will join a collection of exclusive original movie premieres supplied by the broader portfolio of ViacomCBS studios.
  • With brilliant creators, top talent and smart execution, ViacomCBS has been the creative force behind countless award-winning scripted drama series.
  • ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide.

KBRA Releases The Bank Treasury Newsletter, The Bank Treasury Chart Deck, and Bank Talk: The After-Show

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:34pm

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) releases this months edition of The Bank Treasury Newsletter, the Bank Treasury Chart Deck, and Bank Talk: The After-Show.

Key Points: 
  • Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) releases this months edition of The Bank Treasury Newsletter, the Bank Treasury Chart Deck, and Bank Talk: The After-Show.
  • Bank treasurers are still holding off making investments in Agency MBS, except to replace run-off.
  • The Bank Treasury Chart Deck takes a step back from the specific concerns of the bank treasury world to consider the broader economic issues that will ultimately shape the banking environment in the coming years.
  • Van and Ethan also explore how digital banking and the work-from-home phenomenon presents its own operational challenges and opportunities for costly errors to occur.

Nickelodeon Establishes Avatar Studios, Brand-New Content Division Devoted to Expanding the World of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:09pm

The first project from Avatar Studios is slated as an animated theatrical film set to begin production this year.

Key Points: 
  • The first project from Avatar Studios is slated as an animated theatrical film set to begin production this year.
  • Its hard to believe its been 19 years since we created Avatar: The Last Airbender.
  • Were excited to be back at Nickelodeon where Avatar began, doing what we do best in the biggest way possible.
  • DiMartino is a co-creator of the award-winning animated Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender and its sequel, The Legend of Korra.

Nickelodeon’s All-New Animated Rugrats Reunites Members of the Original Voice Cast to Reprise Roles

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:00pm

Nickelodeon is reuniting members of the original voice cast behind iconic toddlers Tommy Pickles, Chuckie Finster, Angelica Pickles, Susie Carmichael and Phil and Lil DeVille in the upcoming all-new Rugrats animated series.

Key Points: 
  • Nickelodeon is reuniting members of the original voice cast behind iconic toddlers Tommy Pickles, Chuckie Finster, Angelica Pickles, Susie Carmichael and Phil and Lil DeVille in the upcoming all-new Rugrats animated series.
  • Daily (Tommy), Nancy Cartwright (Chuckie), Cheryl Chase (Angelica), Cree Summer (Susie) and Kath Soucie (Phil and Lil), all of whom are reprising their iconic roles in this new series.
  • Produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio, the series is set to debut this spring on Paramount+, the highly anticipated streaming service from ViacomCBS.
  • The all-new Rugrats is based on the series created by Arlene Klasky, Gabor Csupo and Paul Germain.

Everest Re Group Announces Dividend

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:40pm

Everest Re Group, Ltd. (Everest or the Company) announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $1.55 per share payable on or before March 31, 2021 to all shareholders of record as of March 17, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Everest Re Group, Ltd. (Everest or the Company) announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $1.55 per share payable on or before March 31, 2021 to all shareholders of record as of March 17, 2021.
  • Everest Re Group, Ltd. (Everest) is a leading global provider of reinsurance and insurance, operating for close to 50 years through subsidiaries in the U.S., Europe, Singapore, Canada, Bermuda and other territories.
  • Everest offers property, casualty, and specialty products through its various operating affiliates located in key markets around the world.
  • Everest common stock (NYSE:RE) is a component of the S&P 500 index.

Diligent to Become Largest Global GRC SaaS Company through Galvanize Acquisition

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:00pm

Diligent Corporation (Diligent or the Company), the modern governance company with a platform used by nearly 700,000 board directors and leaders, across 19,000 clients, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Galvanize, a global leader in SaaS governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) software.

Key Points: 
  • Diligent Corporation (Diligent or the Company), the modern governance company with a platform used by nearly 700,000 board directors and leaders, across 19,000 clients, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Galvanize, a global leader in SaaS governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) software.
  • The Galvanize transaction follows Diligents planned acquisition of Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc. (Steele) a leader in ethics and compliance SaaS, which the Company signed in February 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210224006109/en/
    With the acquisition of Galvanize, Diligent will become the largest SaaS GRC provider.
  • Galvanize is the leading provider of award-winning, cloud-based security, risk management, compliance, and audit software for some of the worlds largest organizations.

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Only Grandchild Joins Impact Podcast for Special Black History Month Episode

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:39pm

Arndrea Waters King (wife of Martin Luther King III ) and her daughter Yolanda King (the only grandchild of Martin Luther King Jr.) are the featured guests for the special Black History Month episode of the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian .

Key Points: 
  • Arndrea Waters King (wife of Martin Luther King III ) and her daughter Yolanda King (the only grandchild of Martin Luther King Jr.) are the featured guests for the special Black History Month episode of the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian .
  • Over the years, she has lived her commitment by consistently supporting those who have been marginalized and silenced to find and collectively use their voice for change.
  • As part of the Center for Democratic Renewal, she organized the first National Conference on Hate Crimes and Hate Violence.
  • Arndrea and Martin are proud parents of Yolanda Renee King, age 12, who has already become an activist in her own right.