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Aptinyx Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 9:01pm

Aptinyx anticipates providing updated guidance on the expected timing of study completion and reporting of data at a future date.

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  • Aptinyx anticipates providing updated guidance on the expected timing of study completion and reporting of data at a future date.
  • Development in painful DPN: In January 2019, Aptinyx reported results from a 300-patient Phase 2 study in patients with painful DPN.
  • Aptinyx presented the detailed findings from this study at the American Pain Society Annual Meeting in April 2019.
  • Development in fibromyalgia: In June 2019, Aptinyx reported results from a 22-patient Phase 2 neuroimaging biomarker study in patients with fibromyalgia.

Baha’i prisoners in Yemen to be released, say Houthi authorities

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 8:25pm

Washington, D.C., March 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Houthi authorities in Yemen today ordered the release of all Baha'i prisoners, along with a pardon for prisoner of conscience Hamed bin Haydara, according to a television broadcast today by Mr. Mahdi al-Mashat, President of the Houthi Supreme Political Council.

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  • Washington, D.C., March 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Houthi authorities in Yemen today ordered the release of all Baha'i prisoners, along with a pardon for prisoner of conscience Hamed bin Haydara, according to a television broadcast today by Mr. Mahdi al-Mashat, President of the Houthi Supreme Political Council.
  • In a statement, the Bahai International Community (BIC) welcomed the announcement, calling for its immediate implementation.
  • The BIC further advocated for the Houthi authorities to drop charges that were issued in 2018 against over 20 other Baha'is, to return seized assets and properties of members of the Baha'i community, and to allow the functioning of Baha'i institutions in Yemen.
  • The Bahais of Yemen have and will continue to contribute to the life of their country and their fellow citizens."

Sana’a court upholds death sentence against Yemeni Baha’i

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 2:24pm

Washington, D.C., March 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An appeals court in Sanaa yesterday upheld a death sentence against Hamed bin Haydara, a Bahai imprisoned since 2013.

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  • Washington, D.C., March 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An appeals court in Sanaa yesterday upheld a death sentence against Hamed bin Haydara, a Bahai imprisoned since 2013.
  • The same court verdict also called for the dissolution of Baha'i institutions and the confiscation of any assets belonging to Mr. Haydara.
  • The Bahai International Community unequivocally condemns the death sentence against Mr. Haydara, said Ms. Diane Alai, Representative of the Bahai International Community to the United Nations in Geneva.
  • Since 2017, Houthi authorities have targeted and prosecuted over twenty members of the Bahai community in Yemen, including members of the Bahai administration.

Fidus Investment Corporation Provides Business and COVID-19 Update

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 12:00pm

EVANSTON, Ill., March 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: FDUS) (Fidus or the Company) today provides a business and COVID-19 update addressing actions taken in response to significant challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • EVANSTON, Ill., March 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: FDUS) (Fidus or the Company) today provides a business and COVID-19 update addressing actions taken in response to significant challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Fidus Investment Corporation provides customized debt and equity financing solutions to lower middle-market companies, which management generally defines as U.S. based companies with revenues between $10 million and $150 million.
  • Fidus is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company that has elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.
  • Fidus was formed in February 2011 to continue and expand the business of Fidus Mezzanine Capital, L.P., which commenced operations in May 2007 and is licensed by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a small business investment company.

Aptinyx to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results on Monday, March 30, 2020

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 8:01pm

ET to report fourth quarter and full year 2019 financial results and discuss recent business highlights.

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  • ET to report fourth quarter and full year 2019 financial results and discuss recent business highlights.
  • To access the live conference call, please dial 1-866-930-5579 (domestic) or 1-409-216-0606 (international) and refer to conference ID 4280058.
  • A live audio webcast of the event will be available on the Investors & Media section of Aptinyxs website at https://ir.aptinyx.com .
  • A replay of the webcast will be archived on Aptinyxs website for 30 days following the event.

Electrocutions, beatings and mass arrests: Houthis’ Iran-inspired campaign against the Yemeni Baha’is

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 11:00am

The Houthis also wanted other Bahais to feel afraid.

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  • The Houthis also wanted other Bahais to feel afraid.
  • The Yemeni also said that such persecution harms not only those arrested or jailed but also their families and dozens of other lives.
  • He and other jailed Bahais were also harassed by extremist individuals in prison who called them infidels and threatened them with death.
  • Mr. Waleed Ayyashone of five Bahais arrested in 2017was physically tortured while in seven-month solitary confinement in the National Security Bureau.

Aptinyx to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 1:37pm

A replay of the webcast will be archived on Aptinyxs website for 30 days following the event.

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  • A replay of the webcast will be archived on Aptinyxs website for 30 days following the event.
  • Aptinyx Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of proprietary synthetic small molecules for the treatment of brain and nervous system disorders.
  • Aptinyx has a platform for discovery of novel compounds that work through a unique mechanism to modulaterather than block or over-activateNMDA receptors and enhance synaptic plasticity, the foundation of neural cell communication.
  • Aptinyx undertakes no obligation to update such statements to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.

Fidus Investment Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 9:05pm

EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: FDUS) (Fidus or the Company) today announced that it will report its fourth quarter and full year 2019 financial results on Thursday, February 27, 2020 after the close of the financial markets.

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  • EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: FDUS) (Fidus or the Company) today announced that it will report its fourth quarter and full year 2019 financial results on Thursday, February 27, 2020 after the close of the financial markets.
  • Management will host a conference call to discuss the operating and financial results at 9:00am ET on Friday, February 28, 2020.
  • To participate in the conference call, please dial (877) 810-3368 approximately 10 minutes prior to the call.
  • An archived replay of the conference call will also be available in the investor relations section of the Companys website.

Fidus Investment Corporation Declares First Quarter 2020 Dividend

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 1:00pm

EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS) (Fidus or the Company) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share for the first quarter of 2020.

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  • EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS) (Fidus or the Company) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share for the first quarter of 2020.
  • The Companys dividend will be payable on March 27, 2020 to stockholders of record as of March 13, 2020.
  • The final determination of 2020 taxable income, as well as the tax attributes for 2020 dividends, will be made after the close of the 2020 tax year.
  • Fidus is an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company that has elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.