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AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Hiscox Ltd and Its Subsidiaries

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:49pm

At the same time, AM Best has affirmed the Long-Term ICR of bbb+ (Good) of Hiscox Ltd (Hiscox) (Bermuda), the ultimate non-operating holding company of the Hiscox group of companies.

Key Points: 
  • At the same time, AM Best has affirmed the Long-Term ICR of bbb+ (Good) of Hiscox Ltd (Hiscox) (Bermuda), the ultimate non-operating holding company of the Hiscox group of companies.
  • The ratings of HIB, HICL, HIG and HICI reflect their strategic importance to Hiscox, as well as their integration within the group.
  • For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Bests Credit Ratings .
  • For information on the proper use of Bests Credit Ratings, Bests Preliminary Credit Assessments and AM Best press releases, please view Guide to Proper Use of Bests Ratings & Assessments .

AM Best Upgrades Credit Ratings of Peace Hills General Insurance Company

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:39pm

AM Best has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating to B++ (Good) from B+ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to bbb (Good) from bbb- (Good) of Peace Hills General Insurance Company (Peace Hills) (Alberta, Canada).

Key Points: 
  • AM Best has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating to B++ (Good) from B+ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to bbb (Good) from bbb- (Good) of Peace Hills General Insurance Company (Peace Hills) (Alberta, Canada).
  • The ratings reflect Peace Hills balance sheet strength, which AM Best assesses as adequate, as well as its adequate operating performance, neutral business profile and appropriate enterprise risk management.
  • Peace Hills is a writer of personal and commercial automobile and property insurance predominantly in Alberta and British Columbia.
  • For information on the proper use of Bests Credit Ratings, Bests Preliminary Credit Assessments and AM Best press releases, please view Guide to Proper Use of Bests Ratings & Assessments .

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Compagnie Centrale de Réassurance

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B+ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of bbb- (Good) of Compagnie Centrale de Rassurance (CCR) (Algeria).

Key Points: 
  • AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B+ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of bbb- (Good) of Compagnie Centrale de Rassurance (CCR) (Algeria).
  • The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable.
  • For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Bests Credit Ratings .
  • For information on the proper use of Bests Credit Ratings, Bests Preliminary Credit Assessments and AM Best press releases, please view Guide to Proper Use of Bests Ratings & Assessments .

KanDao Obsidian Pro won 2021 Good Design Award Best 100

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:28pm

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- KanDao Obsidian Pro clinched the Good Design Best 100 at Japan's Good Design Award 2021.

Key Points: 
  • SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- KanDao Obsidian Pro clinched the Good Design Best 100 at Japan's Good Design Award 2021.
  • The award is sponsored by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion to honor good design and high quality.
  • KanDao Obsidian Pro won Good Design Best 100 alongside other products from well-known technology companies.
  • Meanwhile, KanDao Meeting Pro, the flagship product from KanDao's meeting camera series, also won the Good Design Award 2021.

KanDao Obsidian Pro won 2021 Good Design Award Best 100

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:10pm

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- KanDao Obsidian Pro clinched the Good Design Best 100 at Japan's Good Design Award 2021.

Key Points: 
  • SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- KanDao Obsidian Pro clinched the Good Design Best 100 at Japan's Good Design Award 2021.
  • The award is sponsored by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion to honor good design and high quality.
  • KanDao Obsidian Pro won Good Design Best 100 alongside other products from well-known technology companies.
  • Meanwhile, KanDao Meeting Pro, the flagship product from KanDao's meeting camera series, also won the Good Design Award 2021.

enCore Energy and Azarga Uranium Provide Update on Proposed Transaction and Shareholder Vote

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

An Azarga information circular will be mailed on or before October 26, 2021 to Azarga shareholders of record as of October 12, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • An Azarga information circular will be mailed on or before October 26, 2021 to Azarga shareholders of record as of October 12, 2021.
  • The Exchange Ratio implied consideration of$0.71 per Azarga common share based on the closing price of the enCore common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange on September 3, 2021.
  • The proposed Transaction will be effected by way of a plan of arrangement completed under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia).
  • enCore Energy Corp. is a U.S. domestic uranium developer focused on becoming a leading in-situ recovery ("ISR") uranium producer.

MediPharm Labs Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

BARRIE, Ontario, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MediPharm Labs Corp. (TSX: LABS) (OTCQX: MEDIF) (FSE: MLZ) (MediPharm Labs or the Company) a pharmaceutical company specialized in precision-based cannabinoids, is pleased to announce that Bryan Howcroft will join MediPharm Labs as Chief Executive Officer and Director, effective November 15, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • BARRIE, Ontario, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MediPharm Labs Corp. (TSX: LABS) (OTCQX: MEDIF) (FSE: MLZ) (MediPharm Labs or the Company) a pharmaceutical company specialized in precision-based cannabinoids, is pleased to announce that Bryan Howcroft will join MediPharm Labs as Chief Executive Officer and Director, effective November 15, 2021.
  • Bryan Howcroft brings over 20 years of leadership in multiple industries including medical devices, healthcare imaging, and manufacturing.Most recently, Bryan held the position of Chief Operational Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Southmedic, a company that provides healthcare products, custom manufacturing, and distribution in over 60 countries globally.
  • In 2021, MediPharm Labs main growth area has been in the European markets and under the leadership of Bryan Howcroft, the Company expects to accelerate the business opportunities in that region.
  • As a pharmaceutical company specialized in precision-based cannabinoids, MediPharm Labs was seeking a CEO who could lead the charge on increased sales in the medical and consumer markets.

Pernod Ricard: Very Dynamic Q1 at +20%, on Low Comparison Basis, With Strong Demand in Most Markets Q1 Reported Growth +22%

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:30am

Reported Sales growth was +22%, with an overall favourable FX impact, mainly from Chinese yuan.

Key Points: 
  • Reported Sales growth was +22%, with an overall favourable FX impact, mainly from Chinese yuan.
  • As part of this communication, Alexandre Ricard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated,
    We have had a very dynamic start to the year, as expected, with strong demand in most markets.
  • We expect good sales growth to continue through FY22, albeit moderating vs. Q1.
  • All growth data specified in this press release refers to organic growth (at constant FX and Group structure), unless otherwise stated.

D-Link Attains Three Good Design Awards for Products that Enrich Lives

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:30am

The camera is also a 2021 Red Dot Award and 2021 iF Design winner.

Key Points: 
  • The camera is also a 2021 Red Dot Award and 2021 iF Design winner.
  • "D-Link will continue to deliver products that are more user-friendly and function-integrated to support Good Design's efforts in promoting designs that contribute to society."
  • The Good Design Award is a design evaluation system from Japan that has been globally recognized for commending products with good design since 1957.
  • Under the sponsorship of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, the Good Design Award focuses on five ideals: humanity, honesty, innovation, esthetics, and ethics.

D-Link Attains Three Good Design Awards for Products that Enrich Lives

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:30am

The camera is also a 2021 Red Dot Award and 2021 iF Design winner.

Key Points: 
  • The camera is also a 2021 Red Dot Award and 2021 iF Design winner.
  • "D-Link will continue to deliver products that are more user-friendly and function-integrated to support Good Design's efforts in promoting designs that contribute to society."
  • The Good Design Award is a design evaluation system from Japan that has been globally recognized for commending products with good design since 1957.
  • Under the sponsorship of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, the Good Design Award focuses on five ideals: humanity, honesty, innovation, esthetics, and ethics.