Special

Highland Income Fund (HFRO) Announces Supplement to Proxy Statement, Adjourns Special Meeting of Shareholders to Allow Review of Supplemented Proxy

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 2:47pm

The Special Meeting will reconvene on October 15, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. CDT at 300 Crescent Court, Suite 700, Dallas, Texas 75201.

Key Points: 
  • The Special Meeting will reconvene on October 15, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. CDT at 300 Crescent Court, Suite 700, Dallas, Texas 75201.
  • Terms used, but not otherwise defined herein, have the meanings assigned to them in the Proxy Statement.
  • The Highland Income Fund (NYSE:HFRO) is a closed-end fund managed by Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors, L.P. For more information visit www.highlandfunds.com/income-fund/
    About Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors, L.P.
    Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors, L.P. is an SEC-registered investment adviser.
  • Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Highland Income Fund carefully before investing.

Horizon Acquisition Corporation and Vivid Seats Announce Effectiveness of Registration Statement in Connection with Proposed Business Combination

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 2:29pm

The Registration Statement provides important information about Horizon, Vivid Seats and the Business Combination and can be found on the SECs website at https://www.sec.gov under the ticker SEAT.

Key Points: 
  • The Registration Statement provides important information about Horizon, Vivid Seats and the Business Combination and can be found on the SECs website at https://www.sec.gov under the ticker SEAT.
  • Additional information regarding the interests of such participants will be set forth in the Registration Statement for the proposed business combination when available.
  • Vivid Seats and its directors and executive officers may also be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the shareholders of Horizon in connection with the proposed business combination.
  • Neither Vivid Seats nor Horizon gives any assurance that either Vivid Seats or Horizon will achieve its expectations.

Energy Leaders Launch 24/7 Carbon-free Energy Compact

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:00am

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading energy buyers, suppliers, solutions providers and governments announced today the formal launch of the 24/7 Carbon-free Energy Compact in partnership with Sustainable Energy for All and the UN Energy. The Compact represents a new global effort to accelerate the transition to a carbon-free electricity sector to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change. SEforALL and Google made the announcement today during the United Nations High level Dialogue on Energy in New York. In addition to Google, founding signatories of the Compact include The AES Corporation, Orsted, EDP, the city of Des Moines, Iowa, the government of Iceland, and others.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Leading energy buyers, suppliers, solutions providers and governments announced today the formal launch of the 24/7 Carbon-free Energy Compact in partnership with Sustainable Energy for All and the UN Energy.
  • "Taking action against climate change is the most important and urgent issue facing us today, and AES is proud to join the 24/7 Carbon-free Energy Compact.
  • "24/7 carbon-free energy is a critical development in energy procurement practices and EnergyTag is delighted to be a signatory of this Compact.
  • Stakeholders across the energy ecosystem are invited to sign on to the 24/7 Carbon-free Energy Compact, and can do so by contacting Sustainable Energy for All at energycompact@seforall.org .

Energy Leaders Launch 24/7 Carbon-free Energy Compact

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:00am

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading energy buyers, suppliers, solutions providers and governments announced today the formal launch of the 24/7 Carbon-free Energy Compact in partnership with Sustainable Energy for All and the UN Energy. The Compact represents a new global effort to accelerate the transition to a carbon-free electricity sector to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change. SEforALL and Google made the announcement today during the United Nations High level Dialogue on Energy in New York. In addition to Google, founding signatories of the Compact include The AES Corporation, Orsted, EDP, the city of Des Moines, Iowa, the government of Iceland, and others.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Leading energy buyers, suppliers, solutions providers and governments announced today the formal launch of the 24/7 Carbon-free Energy Compact in partnership with Sustainable Energy for All and the UN Energy.
  • "Taking action against climate change is the most important and urgent issue facing us today, and AES is proud to join the 24/7 Carbon-free Energy Compact.
  • "24/7 carbon-free energy is a critical development in energy procurement practices and EnergyTag is delighted to be a signatory of this Compact.
  • Stakeholders across the energy ecosystem are invited to sign on to the 24/7 Carbon-free Energy Compact, and can do so by contacting Sustainable Energy for All at energycompact@seforall.org .

BC Housing Receives the Canadian Public Relations Society's 2021 Don Rennie Memorial Award

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 12:55am

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2021 /CNW/ -The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) awarded BC Housing Communications the 2021 Don Rennie Memorial Award in recognition of its efforts to support the Province's numerous affordable housing and homelessness initiatives.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2021 /CNW/ -The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) awarded BC Housing Communications the 2021 Don Rennie Memorial Award in recognition of its efforts to support the Province's numerous affordable housing and homelessness initiatives.
  • This year's Don Rennie Memorial Award was one of 10 Major and Special awards presented at the virtual conference.
  • Founded in 1948, the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is a not-for-profit association of professionals dedicated to the practice, management and teaching of public relations and communications.
  • Cision is the exclusive distribution partner of the Canadian Public Relations Society - National.

Kim Blanchette, APR, Chart. PR, FCPRS Honoured with the Canadian Public Relations Society's 2021 Philip A. Novikoff Memorial Award

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:59pm

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2021 /CNW/ - In recognition of her significant contributions to both the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) and the greater public relations profession, CPRS National has awarded Kim Blanchette, APR, Chart.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2021 /CNW/ - In recognition of her significant contributions to both the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) and the greater public relations profession, CPRS National has awarded Kim Blanchette, APR, Chart.
  • PR, FCPRS the 2021 Philip A. Novikoff Memorial Award.
  • One of CPRS' most prestigious honours, the Novikoff Award is given annually to a member who has contributed to the enhancement of both the Society and the public relations profession overall.
  • Founded in 1948, the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is a not-for-profit association of professionals dedicated to the practice, management and teaching of public relations and communications.

Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc. Reports Director Nominees for Special Meeting of Series B Preferred Stockholders

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 9:28pm

Only holders of record of outstanding Series B Preferred Shares as of the close of business on September 10, 2021 (Record Date), and their duly authorized proxies, have the right to vote to elect two Preferred Directors at the Special Virtual Meeting.

Key Points: 
  • Only holders of record of outstanding Series B Preferred Shares as of the close of business on September 10, 2021 (Record Date), and their duly authorized proxies, have the right to vote to elect two Preferred Directors at the Special Virtual Meeting.
  • Beneficial owners of outstanding Series B Preferred Shares as of the Record Date for the Special Virtual Meeting may attend the Special Virtual Meeting if they have properly registered.
  • Please refer to the charter of Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc., including the 2004 Articles Supplementary, for a description of the Series B Preferred Shares.
  • Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc. (IMH or Impac) provides innovative mortgage lending and real estate solutions that address the challenges of todays economic environment.

AMMO, Inc. Awarded U.S. Department of Defense Contract for the Development and Manufacture of Signature-on-Target Rounds

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:30pm

AMMO is extremely proud of this contract award and the expansion of its development efforts and focused support of IWTSDs critical work with the tactical operators we both serve.

Key Points: 
  • AMMO is extremely proud of this contract award and the expansion of its development efforts and focused support of IWTSDs critical work with the tactical operators we both serve.
  • The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict (ASD(SO/LIC)) established the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) in 1999 to consolidate its research and development programs.
  • The research and development effort that supports the interagency Technical Support Working Group (TSWG) was the first program to transition to CTTSO.
  • Section 922 of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act directed ASD(SO/LIC) report directly to the Secretary of Defense.

Office of Special Counsel Invites Clerks to Share Information, Concerns

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:25pm

"The doors of the Office of Special Counsel will remain open to you and your staff throughout the duration of this investigation, and I look forward to speaking with you very soon."

Key Points: 
  • "The doors of the Office of Special Counsel will remain open to you and your staff throughout the duration of this investigation, and I look forward to speaking with you very soon."
  • Gableman clarified in a separate statement that his invitation is open to all 1,922 county and municipal clerks in the State of Wisconsin.
  • "The Office of Special Counsel exists to make sure that Wisconsin's elections are transparent, inclusive, and accountable," Gableman said.
  • "Wisconsin state law entrusts clerks with conducting our elections, so they will naturally be vital partners throughout this process."

24th Secretary of the U.S. Army Ryan D. McCarthy joins Millennium Corporation Board of Advisors

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:20pm

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ryan D. McCarthy has joined the Millennium Corporation Board of Advisors to provide strategic guidance and direction to Millennium Corporation's executive team by leveraging his strong leadership experience within the defense community.

Key Points: 
  • ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ryan D. McCarthy has joined the Millennium Corporation Board of Advisors to provide strategic guidance and direction to Millennium Corporation's executive team by leveraging his strong leadership experience within the defense community.
  • Mr. McCarthy was nominated by the President and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate twice within his federal career.
  • He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Sept. 26, 2019, and sworn in as the former 24th secretary of the U.S. Army, September 30, 2019, serving until January 2021.
  • He was also confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the 33rdUnder Secretaryof the Army, August 1, 2017.