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  • Business Wire and Top Agency CEOs Discuss the Future of Strategic Communications

    Business Wire Corporate News
    25 Feb 2015 | 7:08 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Business Wire and Top Agency CEOs Discuss the Future of Strategic Communications; Free Webinar March 3rd at 1 p.m. ET
  • The Future of Strategic Communications: Thoughts from the C-Suite

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    6 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am
    By Vilan Trub, Marketing, Business Wire  Business Wire and CommPro.biz recently hosted a conversation between seven PR and communication industry CEOs on the topic of innovation in the communication industry. Innovation Leadership Participants, from left to right: Sabrina Horn, The Horn Group, CEO Jennefer Witter, The Boreland Group, CEO Patrice Tanaka, PadillaCRT, Co-founder, Chief Counselor and Creative Strategist Stacey Cohen, Co-Communications, CEO, Cathy Baron Tamraz, Business Wire, CEO/Chairwoman Barri Rafferty, Ketchum, North America, CEO, Sandra Fathi, Affect,…
  • TÜV SÜD America Expands Automotive Lab and Staff in Detroit Metro Area

    Business Wire Automotive News
    6 Mar 2015 | 9:06 am
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TÜV SÜD America, a global testing, inspection, and certification services organization is relocating its automotive and environmental test facility, expanding service capabilities and staff.
  • Agility Multichannel Acquires Swedish Technology Company Axpa

    Business Wire Communications News
    6 Mar 2015 | 8:44 am
    CHICAGO & YORK, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agility Multichannel, top provider of Product Information Management (PIM) software, acquires Swedish technology firm, Axpa, expanding its offering and establishing a strong footprint in Scandinavia
  • Lighting Science Group Launches Pioneering Sleepy Baby LED Lamp

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    6 Mar 2015 | 10:10 am
    MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lighting Science Group announces the launch of its pioneering Sleepy Baby™ LED lamp. Help for Infant Sleep Training arrives to consumers everywhere.
 
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  • The Future of Strategic Communications: Thoughts from the C-Suite

    vilantrub
    6 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am
    By Vilan Trub, Marketing, Business Wire  Business Wire and CommPro.biz recently hosted a conversation between seven PR and communication industry CEOs on the topic of innovation in the communication industry. Innovation Leadership Participants, from left to right: Sabrina Horn, The Horn Group, CEO Jennefer Witter, The Boreland Group, CEO Patrice Tanaka, PadillaCRT, Co-founder, Chief Counselor and Creative Strategist Stacey Cohen, Co-Communications, CEO, Cathy Baron Tamraz, Business Wire, CEO/Chairwoman Barri Rafferty, Ketchum, North America, CEO, Sandra Fathi, Affect,…
  • Google Update Emphasizes Editorial Coverage in Mobile Search Results

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    4 Mar 2015 | 1:17 am
    Last week Google started rolling out a change to mobile search results that includes a stronger emphasis on fresh news articles featuring the company, or term searched.  In this update, Google now puts the information that persuades customers the fastest right into the top half of search results. The role of Mobile in the Conversion Funnel A 2014 study from Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council and NetLine Corporation found that 62% of B2B buyers use mobile devices to seek out content to stay abreast of industry changes and 60% use them to find solutions to existing problems.  The IDG…
  • PR Updates From Around the World for the Week of March 2

    Denise Grayes
    3 Mar 2015 | 3:39 am
    By Denise Grayes, Senior Client Services, Business Wire Here are the latest changes and updates in the PR industry.  To learn more about each news item, simply click the hyperlink.  Have your own update to include?  Let us know! Atlanta Marketing Inspirations has been selected as a finalist for four campaigns for the 2015 Atlanta Marketer of the Year Awards (AMYs), and received recognition as a finalist in the Atlanta American Advertising Awards (ADDYs). Article Porsche Cars North America has appointed Christian Koenig as vice president public relations. Article Austin Drumroll announced…
  • Selfies Are Here To Stay…

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    2 Mar 2015 | 5:08 am
    Guest Contributor: Marie Baker, Vice President,Social Media, Coyne PR …So says the Coyne State of the Selfie report, which takes a deeper look into the ever-popular selfie (or not so popular depending on whom you’re asking).  The report revealed some seriously unbelievable selfie stats; did you know the first selfie was snapped in 1839 by American pioneer and photographer, Robert Cornelius?  We’re pretty sure if Instagram were around back then this selfie would have made it to the popular page. Fast-forward to 2015 – there are now more than 93 million selfies taken worldwide each…
  • The Role of Consistency in News Releases, and Gym Workouts

    Serena Ehrlich, Director of Social & Evolving Media
    28 Feb 2015 | 4:18 am
    By Serena Ehrlich, Director, Social +Evolving Media, Business Wire Earlier this month, CommPro.biz published a piece by Business Wire Newport’s Kathy Tomasino outlining the seven reasons why sending out a news release is a lot like going to the gym and sharing her top tips for creating a communications fitness plan. Click here to read this piece. Have a comment or a tip of your own?  We would love to hear your thoughts!  Just leave a message in the comment section below.
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  • TÜV SÜD America Expands Automotive Lab and Staff in Detroit Metro Area

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:06 am
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TÜV SÜD America, a global testing, inspection, and certification services organization is relocating its automotive and environmental test facility, expanding service capabilities and staff.
  • Ford Cleveland Engine Plant Begins Production of the New Twin-Scroll 2.0-liter EcoBoost and 2.3-liter EcoBoost Engines

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am
    CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ford today announced the official production start of the all-new twin-scroll 2.0-liter and 2.3-liter EcoBoost engines for North America at its Cleveland Engine Plant in Ohio. The announcement marks the first time these engines are being produced in the U.S. The twin-scroll 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine is available in the all-new Ford Edge, launching in first quarter of 2015. The 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine is available in the all-new Ford Mustang, Explorer and Lincoln MK
  • Ford Motor Company Fund, Smithsonian Bring Spark!Lab to Anchorage, Opening the Doors to Innovation and Invention

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:29 am
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spark!Lab, the hands-on invention experience from the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, is opening its newest location at the Anchorage Museum in Alaska. With the support of Ford Motor Company Fund, Spark!Lab will engage children and families in the invention process through science experiments, games, activities and special programs, such as SparkNite, a look at the innovation and inventions of Alaska’s history and Arct
  • Research and Markets: Global and China OBD Telematics Industry Report, 2014-2015

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:22 am
    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j77bdg/global_and_china) has announced the addition of the "Global and China OBD Telematics Industry Report, 2014-2015" report to their offering. OBD (on-board diagnostic system) is an electronics self diagnostic system, typically used in automotive applications. It can monitor whether the automobile exhaust exceeds the standard or the system is normal at any time from the running state of the engine, and
  • Myers Industries Announces Quarterly Dividend Increase

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:15 am
    AKRON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MYE) today announced that on Thursday, March 5, 2015, the Board of Directors declared an increased quarterly dividend of $0.135 per share.
 
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  • Agility Multichannel Acquires Swedish Technology Company Axpa

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:44 am
    CHICAGO & YORK, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agility Multichannel, top provider of Product Information Management (PIM) software, acquires Swedish technology firm, Axpa, expanding its offering and establishing a strong footprint in Scandinavia
  • unitedprint.com SE lanza el programa "Express for Standard"

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:24 am
    RADEBEUL, Alemania--(BUSINESS WIRE)--unitedprint.com SE führt „Express for Standard“ ein, Radebeul, Deutschland, 04.03.2015
  • Allconnect’s Brad Roberts Shares Expertise on Converting Mobile Search

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:16 am
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allconnect's Brad Robert's discusses innovative ways Allconnect is using call analytics to achieve maximum return. The webinar can be viewed online.
  • Company Profile for TheArtBoard.EXCHANGE

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:40 am
    --(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Mission: The global exchange of art and culture. As the global economy and social media becomes ever more interconnected, so too does the art and culture of civilization across all time and space. TheArtBoard.EXCHANGE is the global exchange of art and culture, utilizing art, social media, mobile and Internet technology and global corporate, political and economic exchange to engage, enlighten and enhance the world. Company:   TheArtBoard.EXCHANGE   Headquarters Address: D
  • NEC Personal Computers: The World's First "HOVERBOARD BATTLE" a Special Web Movie for LaVie Hybrid ZERO

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am
    TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To commemorate the launch of the “LaVie Hybrid ZERO” series, the world’s lightest (*1) 13.3-inch wide LCD convertible blue note PC, NEC Personal Computers will release a Web movie on “HOVERBOARD BATTLE”, the world’s first flying skateboard competition from February 26 (Thu). (http://youtu.be/0l-kgHIj4YY) “HOVERBOARD BATTLE” is a video on the world’s first flying skateboard competition that uses the airborne “Hendo Hoverboards” which were developed by Arx Pax, a company t
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  • Lighting Science Group Launches Pioneering Sleepy Baby LED Lamp

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:10 am
    MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lighting Science Group announces the launch of its pioneering Sleepy Baby™ LED lamp. Help for Infant Sleep Training arrives to consumers everywhere.
  • Health Care REIT Announces Ratings Upgrade to BBB+ from Fitch Ratings

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:12 am
    TOLEDO, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE:HCN) today announced that Fitch Ratings has raised the company’s corporate credit rating to BBB+ with a stable outlook from BBB with a stable outlook. The report cites the company’s private pay portfolio in strong demographic areas and relationship investing strategy, ability to generate steady cash flow growth and improving credit metrics for the upgrade. “Fitch’s upgrade validates that we have built, and continue to build, a differen
  • Gramercy Property Trust Declares First Quarter 2015 Dividends

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:27 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (NYSE:GPT), a real estate investment trust, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.05 per share for the quarter ending March 31, 2015. The dividend is payable on April 15, 2015 to holders of the Company’s common stock and to unitholders of GPT Property Trust LP of record as of the close of business on March 31, 2015 The Board of Directors also declared a dividend on the 7.125% Series B Cumulative Redeemable P
  • Fibra Inn Announces 2015 Financial Guidance

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:02 am
    MONTERREY, Mexico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Deutsche Bank Mexico, S.A., Banking institution, Trust Division F/1616 or Fibra Inn (BMV:FINN13) (“Fibra Inn” or “the Company”), a Mexican real estate investment trust specializing in the hotel industry serving the business traveler, today announced its financial guidance for 2015. The Company expects to continue maintaining double-digit growth in terms of quarterly room revenues for comparable properties, versus the same period of the prior year. Of this gro
  • EMAS AMCが主力船となる最先端の海底建設船をルウェック・コンステレーションと命名

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:36 am
    シンガポール & ヒューストン--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- 世界有数の海洋請負企業として石油・ガス業界に総合海洋ソリューションを提供するEMASの深海サービス部門EMAS…
 
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  • SES SIGNE AVEC ARIANESPACE POUR SES-15 ET AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE POUR SES-14

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:09 am
    LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) a annoncé aujourd’hui la commande des services de lancement d’Arianespace pour son nouveau satellite tout-électrique SES-15. Il s’agit du 41e lancement signé par SES avec Arianespace. SES a également officiellement signé le contrat de son nouveau satellite SES-14 à Airbus Defence and Space. La commande a déjà été annoncée le 16 février. La cérémonie des deux signatures s’est déroulée au siège de SES à Betzdorf au Luxembourg, sous le
  • SES Signs a Contract with Arianespace For SES-15 And Airbus Defence and Space For SES-14

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:08 am
    LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced the order of launch services from Arianespace for its new all-electric SES-15 satellite. It is the 41st launch service contract signed by SES with Arianespace. SES has also officially signed the contract for its new SES-14 satellite with Airbus Defence and Space. This order had already been announced on 16 February. The signing ceremony for the two contracts was held at the headquarters of SES in Betzdorf in Luxembou
  • SES UNTERZEICHNET MIT ARIANESPACE FÜR SES-15 UND AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE FÜR SES-14

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:08 am
    LUXEMBURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) meldete heute den Abschluss eines Launch-Vertrags mit Arianespace über den neuen vollelektrisch betriebenen Satelliten SES-15. Es handelt sich um den 41. mit Arianespace abgeschlossenen Launch. SES unterzeichnete außerdem die offizielle Bestellung des neuen Satelliten SES-14 bei Airbus Defence and Space. Dieser Vertrag wurde bereits am 16. Februar bekanntgegeben. Die feierliche Unterzeichnung der beiden Verträge fand am Sitz von SES
  • Exelis to Optimize Aircraft Departure Sequencing at Singapore Changi Airport

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am
    BREMEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exelis, a global leader in providing critical network solutions, will optimize aircraft departure sequencing at Singapore Changi Airport with its OSYRIS Pre-Departure Sequence Planner.
  • Dawn Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Ceres, the Largest Object in the Main Asteroid Belt

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am
    DULLES, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, today announced a major milestone in a deep space exploration mission aimed at uncovering the mysteries of the solar system. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has arrived at and is now orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres. Dawn, designed and built by Orbital ATK, accomplished this feat with the innovative use of solar electric ion propulsion, the world’s most advanced and efficient space propulsion
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  • Students Battle for Free College Tuition in Blizzard Entertainment’s “Heroes of the Dorm™” Tournament

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:30 am
    IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Heroes of the Dorm is Blizzard Entertainment's collegiate tournament, featuring Heroes of the Storm, in which college students will be able to compete for free tuition and other great prizes.
  • Fitch Affirms New Albany-Plain Local School District, OH's ULTGOs at 'AA+'; Outlook Stable

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:10 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following New Albany-Plain Local School District, Ohio (the district) bonds at 'AA+': --Approximately $2 million unlimited tax general obligation (ULTGO) bonds series 2000. The Rating Outlook is Stable. SECURITY The bonds are voted obligations of the district, to which it has pledged its full faith and credit and its unlimited ad valorem taxing power. KEY RATING DRIVERS CURRENTLY SOLID FINANCIAL PROFILE: The district's conservative budge
  • Ford Motor Company Fund, Smithsonian Bring Spark!Lab to Anchorage, Opening the Doors to Innovation and Invention

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:29 am
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spark!Lab, the hands-on invention experience from the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, is opening its newest location at the Anchorage Museum in Alaska. With the support of Ford Motor Company Fund, Spark!Lab will engage children and families in the invention process through science experiments, games, activities and special programs, such as SparkNite, a look at the innovation and inventions of Alaska’s history and Arct
  • CareerOneStop Lanza Sitio Web Rediseñado y Nuevo Centro de Credenciales en Línea

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:35 am
    ST. PAUL, Minnesota--(BUSINESS WIRE)--La Administración de Empleo y Capacitación del Departamento del Trabajo de los EE. UU. se enorgullece de presentar dos recursos gratuitos y en línea para cumplir con las necesidades de empleo, capacitación y carreras de individuos y empresas. El nuevo diseño del sitio web de CareerOneStop brinda acceso modernizado a recursos y herramientas clave para quienes buscan empleo, para empresas, veteranos, estudiantes, trabajadores con discapacidad, de edad avanzad
  • Zenger Folkman Releases Updated Extraordinary Coach Program

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:23 am
    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zenger Folkman’s updated version of The Extraordinary Coach Workshop will help participants gain the critical coaching skills and tools they need to maximize their leadership effectiveness.
 
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  • Fitch: Downgrades, Issuance Drive Record Amount of HY Energy Bonds

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:03 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The par amount of outstanding high yield (HY) energy bonds jumped $30 billion since the start of the year due to investment grade downgrades coupled with continued strong new issuance, according to Fitch Ratings. Energy bonds, with $247 billion outstanding, make up nearly double the next highest sector in the HY universe, almost $100 billion larger than banking and finance. At 17.5% of the market, energy represents the highest share since telecommunications produced a
  • 2014 Enable Midstream K-1 Tax Info and 10-K Annual Report Now Available

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:59 am
    OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENBL) investors may view their 2014 schedule K-1 tax information online at the Enable Midstream website by visiting www.enablemidstream.com and clicking on "K-1 Tax Information" under the "Investors" page. Tax packages are expected to be mailed to investors on or before March 13. For additional information, please contact Partner Datalink at 1-844-503-6958 (toll free) or via email at EnableK1help@Deloitte.com. Enable Midstream
  • Allconnect’s Brad Roberts Shares Expertise on Converting Mobile Search

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:16 am
    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allconnect's Brad Robert's discusses innovative ways Allconnect is using call analytics to achieve maximum return. The webinar can be viewed online.
  • CGE Energy’s CREE LED Lighting Upgrade Brings Royal Oak Ford over $400,000 in Savings

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:10 am
    BRIGHTON, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CGE Energy has made strides in the automotive sales industry by bringing real energy savings with Cree® LED lighting. Royal Oak Ford recently became another recipient of these savings.
  • Franklin Energy Appoints Kevin Lauckner as New VP of Business Development

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am
    PORT WASHINGTON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Franklin Energy Services, LLC, a leading national energy efficiency program implementation firm, announces the appointment of Kevin Lauckner to vice president of business development. “Kevin has keen market insight and years of developing deep relationships with regulatory and utility decision makers. His business development and sales experience in demand side management make him a key player for Franklin Energy’s strategic growth,” said Dan Tarrence, Fr
 
 
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  • Ford Motor Company Fund, Smithsonian Bring Spark!Lab to Anchorage, Opening the Doors to Innovation and Invention

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:29 am
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spark!Lab, the hands-on invention experience from the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, is opening its newest location at the Anchorage Museum in Alaska. With the support of Ford Motor Company Fund, Spark!Lab will engage children and families in the invention process through science experiments, games, activities and special programs, such as SparkNite, a look at the innovation and inventions of Alaska’s history and Arct
  • iBIO Institute’s PROPEL Startups Raise Over $30 Million in 2014, Total Capital Raised Surpasses $140 Million

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The PROPEL® Center at the iBIO® Institute today announced that active PROPEL clients – all life sciences startups – secured more than $30 million in new funding in 2014, bringing the total raised to more than $140 million since PROPEL launched in June 2007. Recognizing the continued impact of PROPEL’s work, the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust made a 2015 gift of $500,000 to PROPEL, bringing its total donations to $2 million. PROPEL helps guide the developme
  • Wescom Credit Union Picks Up Tab for The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Customers to Help People Wake Up for Daylight Saving Time

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:55 am
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To help the community wake up and spring forward for Daylight Saving Time, Wescom Credit Union will surprise customers at select locations of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf with random acts of kindness.
  • Disney Invests in America’s Future Leaders with $1 Million Commitment to UNCF

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UNCF (United Negro College Fund), one of the nation’s leading minority scholarship organizations, announced a $1 million commitment from The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) to provide scholarships to outstanding African American students and give them the tools to realize their professional goals. The Walt Disney Company UNCF Corporate Scholars Program, administered by UNCF, will offer financial assistance to high-achieving African American students in underserved c
  • Dayton Power and Light Awards Kettering City Schools Energy Efficiency Rebate of $116,618 for Lighting Project

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:53 am
    DAYTON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Dayton Power and Light Company (DP&L), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES), today is presenting Kettering City Schools with an energy efficiency rebate of $116,618.70 for a project that upgraded lighting in buildings across the district. With guidance from DP&L, Kettering City Schools installed higher energy efficient lighting and occupancy sensors at each building in the district for a total savings of 823,543.63 kilowatts annually. Officia
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  • National Planning Holdings Completes Launch of Award-Winning Advisor Dashboard

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:30 am
    DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Planning Holdings®, Inc. (NPH), the nation’s sixth-largest independent broker-dealer network1, today announced the roll-out of Advisor Dashboard (www.AdvisorDashboard.com), a consolidated suite of business intelligence and integrative analytics tools delivered through a responsive, real-time solution exclusively available for the network’s 3,544 advisors. Bank Insurance & Securities Association (BISA) has awarded Advisor Dashboard the “Technology Innovation
  • Tri-Continental Corporation Declares First Quarter Distribution

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:24 am
    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tri-Continental Corporation (the “Corporation”) (NYSE:TY) today declared a first quarter distribution of $0.2050 per share of Common Stock and $0.6250 per share of Preferred Stock. Dividends on Common Stock will be paid on March 24, 2015 to Common Stockholders of record on March 16, 2015 and dividends on Preferred Stock will be paid on April 1, 2015 to Preferred Stockholders of record on March 16, 2015. The ex-dividend date for both the Common Stock and the Preferred St
  • Fitch: Downgrades, Issuance Drive Record Amount of HY Energy Bonds

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:03 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The par amount of outstanding high yield (HY) energy bonds jumped $30 billion since the start of the year due to investment grade downgrades coupled with continued strong new issuance, according to Fitch Ratings. Energy bonds, with $247 billion outstanding, make up nearly double the next highest sector in the HY universe, almost $100 billion larger than banking and finance. At 17.5% of the market, energy represents the highest share since telecommunications produced a
  • Loomis Sayles Announces New Chief Executive Officer

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:00 am
    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After 20 years as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Loomis, Sayles & Company, Robert J. Blanding has decided to transition his CEO responsibilities to Kevin Charleston, President, effective May 1, 2015. Bob Blanding will retain the Chairman position and actively participate in the strategic direction of the organization. “This is the right time to transfer my day-to-day responsibilities as CEO,” said Bob Blanding. “I’m proud of the work of o
  • Fitch Rates McLaren Health Care's (MI) Series 2015A/B/C Bonds 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:49 am
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA-' rating to the following bonds expected to be issued on behalf of McLaren Health Care (McLaren): --$102,015,000 Michigan Finance Authority hospital revenue bonds series 2015A; --$65,875,000 Michigan Finance Authority hospital revenue bonds series 2015B; --$96,370,000 McLaren Health Care Corp. taxable hospital revenue bonds series 2015C. Fitch has also affirmed the 'AA-' rating on the following bonds issued by or on behalf of McLaren:
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  • SES通过新卫星投资项目实施增长策略

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:22 am
    卢森堡--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(美国商业资讯)--SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG)正通过采购三颗卫星SES-14、SES-15和 SES-16/GovSat来实施其之前宣布的增长策略。这三颗卫星都将于2017年发射。 像2月16日宣布的那样,SES已经订购了三颗新一代卫星,即SES-14、SES-15和SES-16/GovSat,最后一颗卫星是通过与卢森堡政府新成立的合资公司LuxGovSat订购的。…
  • SES透過新衛星投資專案實施成長策略

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:22 am
    盧森堡--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(美國商業資訊)--SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG)正透過採購三顆衛星SES-14、SES-15和 SES-16/GovSat來實施其之前宣布的成長策略。這三顆衛星都將於2017年發射。 像2月16日宣布的那樣,SES已經訂購了三顆新一代衛星,即SES-14、SES-15和SES-16/GovSat,最後一顆衛星是透過與盧森堡政府新成立的合資公司LuxGovSat訂購的。…
  • JINSA MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S. Generals to Release Task Force Report on 2014 Conflict in Gaza

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:15 am
    --(BUSINESS WIRE)--JINSA: Who:             Task Force on 2014 Conflict in Gaza   What: Discussion and release of Task Force Report   When: Monday, March 9 Registration: 11:45 a.m. Program: 12:00 p.m.   Where: St. Regis Hotel 923 16th Street, NW Washington, DC 20006 Carlton Ballroom   **This is a plated lunch and RSVP is requested. ****Please contact Jamie Cetrone at jcetrone@jinsa.org or call 202-667-3900** In the fall of 2014, JINSA commissioned a high-level delegation of retired U.S. Generals
  • USHCC Announces David Rubenstein to Address Business Leaders at 2015 Legislative Summit

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:00 am
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is proud to announce that David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group and celebrated philanthropist, will provide remarks at the organization's Gala, taking place during the USHCC Legislative Summit on March 26, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Each year, the Gala brings together business leaders and elected officials as the closing event of the USHCC’s Legislative Summit - the organization’s premier, b
  • Rev. Al Sharpton To Keynote Selma ‘AIDS Is A Civil Rights Issue’ Town Hall

    6 Mar 2015 | 3:40 am
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 7th: Rev. Al Sharpton to Keynote Selma Public Town Hall
 
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  • ABRAXANE® erhält Zulassung der Europäischen Kommission für die Erstlinientherapie von Patienten mit nicht-kleinzelligem Bronchialkarzinom

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:08 am
    BOUDRY, Schweiz--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celgene International Sàrl, eine hundertprozentige Tochtergesellschaft der Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), gab heute bekannt, dass die Europäische Kommission ABRAXANE® (Paclitaxel in einer Formulierung als albumingebundene Nanopartikel bzw. nab-Paclitaxel) in Kombination mit Carboplatin für die Erstlinienbehandlung des nicht-kleinzelligen Bronchialkarzinoms bei erwachsenen Patienten, bei denen keine potentiell kurative Operation und/oder Strahlentherapie mö
  • Optegra Eye Hospital: Manchester Experts Launch Attack on the ‘Silent Thief of Sight’

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:05 am
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Glaucoma (http://www.optegra.com/eye-conditions-and-treatments/glaucoma-surgery/what-is-glaucoma) is a common eye condition often called "the silent thief of sight"; it has no symptoms in its early stages but is a potentially blinding eye condition. An estimated 500,000 British adults suffer from the disease and yet a further 50 per cent of glaucoma cases are currently undetected2. Local eye health specialist, Optegra Manchester Eye Hospital (http://www.optegra.com/our-
  • Dawn Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Ceres, the Largest Object in the Main Asteroid Belt

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am
    DULLES, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, today announced a major milestone in a deep space exploration mission aimed at uncovering the mysteries of the solar system. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has arrived at and is now orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres. Dawn, designed and built by Orbital ATK, accomplished this feat with the innovative use of solar electric ion propulsion, the world’s most advanced and efficient space propulsion
  • iBIO Institute’s PROPEL Startups Raise Over $30 Million in 2014, Total Capital Raised Surpasses $140 Million

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The PROPEL® Center at the iBIO® Institute today announced that active PROPEL clients – all life sciences startups – secured more than $30 million in new funding in 2014, bringing the total raised to more than $140 million since PROPEL launched in June 2007. Recognizing the continued impact of PROPEL’s work, the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust made a 2015 gift of $500,000 to PROPEL, bringing its total donations to $2 million. PROPEL helps guide the developme
  • EMA Dermatology from Modernizing Medicine Ranked #1 on Black Book Market Research List for Top EHR Vendors Again in 2015

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:13 am
    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Modernizing Medicine, Inc., creator of the Electronic Medical Assistant® (EMA™), announced that EMA Dermatology™ earned the #1 spot on the Black Book Market Research Top EHR list in the Dermatology space. This is the second year in a row that EMA Dermatology has ranked #1 in this category. Black Book Rankings conducted a wide-ranging six-month user poll to determine the highest ranked electronic health record (EHR) software systems for 2015. As part of a speci
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  • NEC Personal Computers: The World's First "HOVERBOARD BATTLE" a Special Web Movie for LaVie Hybrid ZERO

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am
    TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To commemorate the launch of the “LaVie Hybrid ZERO” series, the world’s lightest (*1) 13.3-inch wide LCD convertible blue note PC, NEC Personal Computers will release a Web movie on “HOVERBOARD BATTLE”, the world’s first flying skateboard competition from February 26 (Thu). (http://youtu.be/0l-kgHIj4YY) “HOVERBOARD BATTLE” is a video on the world’s first flying skateboard competition that uses the airborne “Hendo Hoverboards” which were developed by Arx Pax, a company t
  • Buffalo Wild Wings Comes Alive with Launch of New #WingWisdom Brand Campaign

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:45 am
    MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Buffalo Wild Wings® (NASDAQ:BWLD) today introduced a new brand campaign entitled #WingWisdom™, that brings to life the company’s unique take on sports, food, fandom and everything in between. As the “Official Hangout of NCAA® March Madness®,” Buffalo Wild Wings is debuting the #WingWisdom platform through a fully integrated, college basketball-themed marketing campaign beginning on March 7 across television, social, digital, in-restaurant activations and on-site Fi
  • 3X MMA Champion Rich Franklin Unveils One-of-a Kind Wound Dressing Gel

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    ALPINE, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nano Silver Technology Protects Against Superbugs
  • TomTom GPS Sport Watches now Compatible with Nike+ Running App

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TomTom announces that its range of TomTom Runner and Multi-Sport GPS Sport Watches will now connect to Nike+.
  • Alaska Communications and Iditarod Rookie Becca Moore Honor Lifetime Dream at Iditarod XLIII

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:55 am
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alaska Communications (NASDAQ:ALSK), Alaska’s leading broadband and IT solutions provider, will sponsor 2015 Iditarod™ rookie racer Becca Moore at Iditarod XLIII. Moore, 43, has long dreamt of running in Iditarod, known as “the toughest race on Earth,” covering more than 1,000 miles across Alaska’s most challenging terrain. Moore and husband, Iditarod veteran Ramey Smyth, own and operate Smyth Racing Team Homestretch Kennel, a professional sled dog racing ken
 
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  • Geoscape’s CEO Cesar Melgoza Selected to Speak at SXSW Interactive 2015

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:24 am
    MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cesar Melgoza will host a breakout presentation on embracing America’s diversity for marketing at SxSW Interactive 2015, the leading incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity.
  • Lighting Science Group Launches Pioneering Sleepy Baby LED Lamp

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:10 am
    MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lighting Science Group announces the launch of its pioneering Sleepy Baby™ LED lamp. Help for Infant Sleep Training arrives to consumers everywhere.
  • GSMAが2015年度GSMA会長賞をアクシアタ・グループのジャマルディン・イブラヒム社長兼CEOに授与

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:15 am
    スペイン・バルセロナ--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- GSMAは本日、アクシアタ・グループの社長兼最高経営責任者(CEO)であるジャマルディン・イブラヒム氏に2015年度GSMA会長賞を授与することを発表しました。1996年に創設された本賞は、GSMAの最も名誉ある賞であり、世界のモバイル通信の成長と発展に傑出した貢献を果たした個人を評価するものです。…
  • 領先的M2M聯盟支援GSMA嵌入式SIM卡規範,以加速物聯網的發展

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:09 am
    西班牙巴賽隆納--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(美國商業資訊)--GSM協會(GSMA)宣布,包括全球M2M協會(Global M2M Association, GMA)和M2M世界聯盟(M2M World Alliance)在內的領先M2M聯盟的營運商成員將部署採用GSMA嵌入式SIM卡規範的服務,以實現機器對機器(M2M)設備的遠端OTA佈建。除上述組織以外,網路營運商América Móvil、中國移動、KDDI和Tele2也成為最新加入、承諾推出採用GSMA規範服務的營運商。GSMA行動智庫(GSMA…
  • 领先的M2M联盟支持GSMA嵌入式SIM卡规范,以加速物联网的发展

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:06 am
    西班牙巴塞罗那--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(美国商业资讯)--GSM协会(GSMA)宣布,包括全球M2M协会(Global M2M Association, GMA)和M2M世界联盟(M2M World Alliance)在内的领先M2M联盟的运营商成员将部署采用GSMA嵌入式SIM卡规范的服务,以实现机器对机器(M2M)设备的远程OTA配置。除上述组织以外,网络运营商América Móvil、中国移动、KDDI和Tele2也成为最新加入、承诺推出基于GSMA规范服务的运营商。GSMA移动智库(GSMA…
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  • Agility Multichannel Acquires Swedish Technology Company Axpa

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:44 am
    CHICAGO & YORK, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agility Multichannel, top provider of Product Information Management (PIM) software, acquires Swedish technology firm, Axpa, expanding its offering and establishing a strong footprint in Scandinavia
  • Ford Cleveland Engine Plant Begins Production of the New Twin-Scroll 2.0-liter EcoBoost and 2.3-liter EcoBoost Engines

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am
    CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ford today announced the official production start of the all-new twin-scroll 2.0-liter and 2.3-liter EcoBoost engines for North America at its Cleveland Engine Plant in Ohio. The announcement marks the first time these engines are being produced in the U.S. The twin-scroll 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine is available in the all-new Ford Edge, launching in first quarter of 2015. The 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine is available in the all-new Ford Mustang, Explorer and Lincoln MK
  • Energen Investment Community Meetings Slated for March 9-11

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:39 am
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Energen Corporation (NYSE: EGN) senior managers will meet with members of the investment communities in various cities on March 9-11, 2015. Associated meeting materials will be available for viewing on Energen’s home page, http://www.energen.com, beginning Monday, March 9, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. ET. Energen Corporation is an oil and gas exploration and production company with headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama. The company has 1.1 billion barrels of oil-equivalen
  • Exelis to Optimize Aircraft Departure Sequencing at Singapore Changi Airport

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am
    BREMEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exelis, a global leader in providing critical network solutions, will optimize aircraft departure sequencing at Singapore Changi Airport with its OSYRIS Pre-Departure Sequence Planner.
  • ModusLink Global Solutions Inc. Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:30 am
    WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ModusLink, a global, omni-channel technology and fulfillment provider, was recognized by Intel Corp as a Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) for 2014.
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  • Fibra Inn Announces 2015 Financial Guidance

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:02 am
    MONTERREY, Mexico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Deutsche Bank Mexico, S.A., Banking institution, Trust Division F/1616 or Fibra Inn (BMV:FINN13) (“Fibra Inn” or “the Company”), a Mexican real estate investment trust specializing in the hotel industry serving the business traveler, today announced its financial guidance for 2015. The Company expects to continue maintaining double-digit growth in terms of quarterly room revenues for comparable properties, versus the same period of the prior year. Of this gro
  • Eldorado Resorts Continues Scioto Downs Racino Expansion with Construction of $5.9 Million The Brew Brothers Microbrewery and Restaurant

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am
    COLUMBUS, Ohio & Reno, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eldorado Resorts, Inc. will commence construction at Scioto Downs Racino of The Brew Brothers, a new microbrewery and restaurant that will serve as a central component of the $9.5 million expansion.
  • TravelCenters of America LLC Fourth Quarter and Year End 2014 Conference Call Scheduled for Friday, March 13th

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:00 am
    WESTLAKE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TravelCenters of America LLC (NYSE: TA) today announced that it plans to issue a press release containing its fourth quarter and year end 2014 financial results before the NYSE opens for trading on Friday, March 13, 2015. Later that morning, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, TA management plans to host a conference call to review the fourth quarter and year end 2014 results and to take questions. The conference call telephone number is (800) 230-1085. Participants cal
  • Menlo Gateway Selects Developer for Anchor Hotel Property

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:00 am
    MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The hotel is the cornerstone element of a refined and elaborated plan for the Menlo Gateway office and hotel project planned for 16 acres of industrial land east of Highway 101 in Menlo Park.
  • Les boutiques en ligne de Delticom vous invitent à partir à l’aventure sur les pistes « tout terrain » de Namibie

    6 Mar 2015 | 3:32 am
    PARIS & HANOVRE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Des activités tout-terrain, l’aventure du désert, des paysages inattendus, la vie sauvage – ne rêvez pas et inscrivez-vous ! 123pneus.fr, la boutique en ligne française de Delticom lance une compétition pour participer à un safari exclusif tout terrain de 5 jours, en Namibie, vols inclus, ce mois de mars en collaboration avec le manufacturier Continental*. La Namibie se situe au Sud de l’Afrique et offre des contrastes incroyables où chaque visiteur peut découv
 
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  • PPG Commences Offering of Euro-Denominated Senior Notes

    6 Mar 2015 | 12:19 am
    PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) announced today that it has commenced a public offering of two series of euro-denominated senior notes (collectively, the “Notes”). The exact terms, including the principal amount of the Notes and timing of the offering, will depend on market conditions and other factors. The offering will be made pursuant to PPG’s effective shelf registration statement filed on Form S-3 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). PPG Indu
 
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  • Fitch Rates Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority Water System Revs at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:17 am
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA-' rating to the following Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority, Florida (the authority) bonds: --Approximately $30.9 million water system revenue refunding bonds, series 2015A. The bonds will be sold via negotiation the week of March 16. Proceeds will be used to fund refunding portions of the authority's 2007 bonds and cost of issuance. The bonds do not include a debt service reserve fund. Fitch also affirms the 'AA-' rating on the followi
  • Fitch: Downgrades, Issuance Drive Record Amount of HY Energy Bonds

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:03 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The par amount of outstanding high yield (HY) energy bonds jumped $30 billion since the start of the year due to investment grade downgrades coupled with continued strong new issuance, according to Fitch Ratings. Energy bonds, with $247 billion outstanding, make up nearly double the next highest sector in the HY universe, almost $100 billion larger than banking and finance. At 17.5% of the market, energy represents the highest share since telecommunications produced a
  • Fitch Rates McLaren Health Care's (MI) Series 2015A/B/C Bonds 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:49 am
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA-' rating to the following bonds expected to be issued on behalf of McLaren Health Care (McLaren): --$102,015,000 Michigan Finance Authority hospital revenue bonds series 2015A; --$65,875,000 Michigan Finance Authority hospital revenue bonds series 2015B; --$96,370,000 McLaren Health Care Corp. taxable hospital revenue bonds series 2015C. Fitch has also affirmed the 'AA-' rating on the following bonds issued by or on behalf of McLaren:
  • Fitch Rates Costa Rica's USD1B Global Bond 2045 'BB+'

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:45 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned a long-term foreign currency rating of 'BB+' to Costa Rica's USD1 billion global bond issuance maturing March 12, 2045. The bonds have a coupon rate of 7.158%. The proceeds will be used for the refinancing of domestic and external sovereign debt. KEY RATING DRIVERS Costa Rica's ratings are underpinned by its capacity to attract large foreign investment into high value-added manufacturing and services industries. The country remains a competi
  • Fitch Releases Report on Portsmouth, VA

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:05 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Portsmouth, VA. The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Applicable Criteria and Related Research: Portsmouth, Virginia http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=863041 ALL FITCH CREDIT RATINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS. PLEASE READ THESE LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS BY FOLLOWING THIS LINK: HTTP://FITCHRA
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  • Tri-Continental Corporation Declares First Quarter Distribution

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:24 am
    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tri-Continental Corporation (the “Corporation”) (NYSE:TY) today declared a first quarter distribution of $0.2050 per share of Common Stock and $0.6250 per share of Preferred Stock. Dividends on Common Stock will be paid on March 24, 2015 to Common Stockholders of record on March 16, 2015 and dividends on Preferred Stock will be paid on April 1, 2015 to Preferred Stockholders of record on March 16, 2015. The ex-dividend date for both the Common Stock and the Preferred St
 
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  • Kingstone Companies Schedules 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results and Conference Call

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:30 am
    KINGSTON, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kingstone Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq:KINS) (the “Company” or “Kingstone”), a multi-line regional property and casualty insurance holding company, today announced that it will hold its Fiscal 2014 fourth quarter and year-end financial results conference call for analysts and investors on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The earnings announcement is scheduled for release shortly after the stock markets close on the previous day, March 25, 2015. Mr.
  • Gramercy Property Trust Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:30 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (NYSE:GPT): HIGHLIGHTS Generated Core FFO of $13.5 million or $0.10 per diluted common share for the fourth quarter of 2014. For the full year, generated Core FFO of $32.0 million or $0.30 per diluted common share. Generated NAREIT defined funds from operations (“FFO”) of $6.5 million or $0.05 per diluted common share for the fourth quarter of 2014. For the full year generated FFO of $12.3 million or $0.11 per diluted common share. Generat
  • TravelCenters of America LLC Fourth Quarter and Year End 2014 Conference Call Scheduled for Friday, March 13th

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:00 am
    WESTLAKE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TravelCenters of America LLC (NYSE: TA) today announced that it plans to issue a press release containing its fourth quarter and year end 2014 financial results before the NYSE opens for trading on Friday, March 13, 2015. Later that morning, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, TA management plans to host a conference call to review the fourth quarter and year end 2014 results and to take questions. The conference call telephone number is (800) 230-1085. Participants cal
  • Weingarten Realty Investors Announces First Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:00 am
    HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Weingarten Realty announced today that its first quarter 2015 earnings will be released after the market closes on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.
  • OFS Capital Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:00 am
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OFS Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:OFS) (“OFS Capital”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) today announced its financial results for the fiscal quarter and the full year ended December 31, 2014. RECENT CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS: During the fourth quarter of 2014, the net investment income was $2.7 million, or $0.28 per share, and adjusted net investment income (a non-GAAP measure described below) was $3.1 million, or $0.33 per share. During the fourth quarter of 2014, OFS Capital’s small
 
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  • SES SIGNE AVEC ARIANESPACE POUR SES-15 ET AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE POUR SES-14

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:09 am
    LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) a annoncé aujourd’hui la commande des services de lancement d’Arianespace pour son nouveau satellite tout-électrique SES-15. Il s’agit du 41e lancement signé par SES avec Arianespace. SES a également officiellement signé le contrat de son nouveau satellite SES-14 à Airbus Defence and Space. La commande a déjà été annoncée le 16 février. La cérémonie des deux signatures s’est déroulée au siège de SES à Betzdorf au Luxembourg, sous le
  • SES Signs a Contract with Arianespace For SES-15 And Airbus Defence and Space For SES-14

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:08 am
    LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced the order of launch services from Arianespace for its new all-electric SES-15 satellite. It is the 41st launch service contract signed by SES with Arianespace. SES has also officially signed the contract for its new SES-14 satellite with Airbus Defence and Space. This order had already been announced on 16 February. The signing ceremony for the two contracts was held at the headquarters of SES in Betzdorf in Luxembou
  • SES UNTERZEICHNET MIT ARIANESPACE FÜR SES-15 UND AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE FÜR SES-14

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:08 am
    LUXEMBURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) meldete heute den Abschluss eines Launch-Vertrags mit Arianespace über den neuen vollelektrisch betriebenen Satelliten SES-15. Es handelt sich um den 41. mit Arianespace abgeschlossenen Launch. SES unterzeichnete außerdem die offizielle Bestellung des neuen Satelliten SES-14 bei Airbus Defence and Space. Dieser Vertrag wurde bereits am 16. Februar bekanntgegeben. Die feierliche Unterzeichnung der beiden Verträge fand am Sitz von SES
  • Backus Hospital and MyHealthDirect Improve Access to Care for Patients

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:05 am
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Backus Hospital and MyHealthDirect are improving access to care for patients who can now leave the hospital with appointments in hand. This leads to better health outcomes and fewer readmissions.
  • ZTE firma un contrato con Algeria Telecom para la construcción del proyecto LTE Fase II

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:40 am
    SHENZHEN, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), un importante proveedor internacional de telecomunicaciones, soluciones de tecnología para empresas y consumidores para Internet móvil, ha firmado un contrato para la construcción del proyecto LTE Fase II de Algeria Telecom. Esta es la segunda ocasión en la que ZTE ha colaborado con Algeria Telecom tras el proyecto LTE Fase I, con el primer pedido para la Fase II, que ofrece cobertura a 14 provincias (wilayas) de la región
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  • Tri-Continental Corporation Declares First Quarter Distribution

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:24 am
    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tri-Continental Corporation (the “Corporation”) (NYSE:TY) today declared a first quarter distribution of $0.2050 per share of Common Stock and $0.6250 per share of Preferred Stock. Dividends on Common Stock will be paid on March 24, 2015 to Common Stockholders of record on March 16, 2015 and dividends on Preferred Stock will be paid on April 1, 2015 to Preferred Stockholders of record on March 16, 2015. The ex-dividend date for both the Common Stock and the Preferred St
  • Allied Motion Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:16 am
    AMHERST, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allied Motion Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:AMOT) announced that the Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend payment of $.025 per share payable on March 31, 2015 to shareholders of record on March 18, 2015. Headquartered in Amherst, NY, Allied Motion designs, manufactures and sells motion control products into applications that serve many industry sectors. Allied Motion is a leading supplier of precision and specialty motion control components and syste
  • Hawthorn Bancshares Announces Cash Dividend

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:43 am
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hawthorn Bancshares of Jefferson City, MO (NASDAQ: HWBK) announced today that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per common share, payable April 1, 2015 to common shareholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2015. The current cash dividend rate is consistent with the prior quarter. About Hawthorn Bancshares Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc., a financial-bank holding company headquartered in Jefferson City, Missouri, i
  • Publix Announces Semi-Annual Dividend

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:36 am
    LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Publix Super Markets Inc. announced its board of directors declared a semi-annual cash dividend of 39 cents per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable June 1, 2015, either through direct deposit or mailed as a check to stockholders of record as of the close of business April 30, 2015. Stockholders who would like to elect direct deposit of dividends should visit the Stockholder Services page at www.publix.com/stock. An online Direct Deposit Autho
  • Gramercy Property Trust Declares First Quarter 2015 Dividends

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:27 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (NYSE:GPT), a real estate investment trust, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.05 per share for the quarter ending March 31, 2015. The dividend is payable on April 15, 2015 to holders of the Company’s common stock and to unitholders of GPT Property Trust LP of record as of the close of business on March 31, 2015 The Board of Directors also declared a dividend on the 7.125% Series B Cumulative Redeemable P
 
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  • Eniro: Eniro’s Annual Report 2014 with adverse audit opinion

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:48 am
    STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Eniros (STO:ENRO) 2014 Annual Report is now available (Swedish and English versions) on the company’s website: www.enirogroup.com. An English version is attached to this press release. In the audit report the auditors have stated that they do not recommend that former President and CEO Johan Lindgren be discharged from liability for the 2014 financial year. In addition, the auditors have stated that they recommend that the members of the Board of Dir
  • Calavo Growers, Inc. Announces Sharply Higher Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    SANTA PAULA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Calavo Growers, Inc. posted sharply higher fiscal 2015 first quarter operating results. Double-digit sales gains in each of the three business segments drove top-line and gross margin improvements.
  • Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:38 am
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. (NASDAQ:WHLR) (“Wheeler” or the “Company”) today reported operating and financial results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. 2014 Fourth Quarter Highlights (all comparisons to the same prior year period) Total revenue increased 63.4% to $5.7 million for the three months ended December 31, 2014. Property Net Operating Income (“NOI”) increased by $1.7 million for the three months ended December
  • Gramercy Property Trust Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:30 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (NYSE:GPT): HIGHLIGHTS Generated Core FFO of $13.5 million or $0.10 per diluted common share for the fourth quarter of 2014. For the full year, generated Core FFO of $32.0 million or $0.30 per diluted common share. Generated NAREIT defined funds from operations (“FFO”) of $6.5 million or $0.05 per diluted common share for the fourth quarter of 2014. For the full year generated FFO of $12.3 million or $0.11 per diluted common share. Generat
  • Kingstone Companies Schedules 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results and Conference Call

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:30 am
    KINGSTON, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kingstone Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq:KINS) (the “Company” or “Kingstone”), a multi-line regional property and casualty insurance holding company, today announced that it will hold its Fiscal 2014 fourth quarter and year-end financial results conference call for analysts and investors on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The earnings announcement is scheduled for release shortly after the stock markets close on the previous day, March 25, 2015. Mr.
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  • Resumen: Pacific Drilling anuncia disponibilidad de los resultados financieros de 2014 en el formulario 20-F

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:30 am
    LUXEMBURGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) ha anunciado que sus resultados financieros correspondientes al ejercicio cerrado el 31 de diciembre, 2014, presentados en el formulario 20-F ante la Comisión de Valores y Bolsa de Estados Unidos el pasado 26 de febrero, 2015, ya están disponibles en el sitio web de la empresa: www.pacificdrilling.com, en la subsección “SEC Filings” de la sección “Investor Relations”. Los accionistas pueden solicitar si lo desean también una copia
  • Samenvatting: Jaarrekening Pacific Drilling beschikbaar

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:27 am
    LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Drilling S.A. heeft vandaag bekendgemaakt dat zijn jaarcijfers van 2014 nu beschikbaar zijn op de site van het bedrijf, www.pacificdrilling.com. Pacific Drilling diende zijn jaarrekening in met een 20-F-formulier bij de Amerikaanse Securities and Exchange Commission. De jaarrekening is te vinden op de pagina SEC Filings van de sectie Investor Relations. Aandeelhouders kunnen ook een gratis papieren versie van de ingediende balans - die bestaat uit de volledi
  • Pacific Drilling kündigt Verfügbarkeit des Geschäftsberichts 2014 auf Formular 20-F an

    5 Mar 2015 | 4:31 pm
    LUXEMBURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) hat heute bekannt gegeben, dass sein Geschäftsbericht für das zum 31. Dezember 2014 abgelaufene Geschäftsjahr, der auf Formular 20-F bei der U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission am 26. Februar 2015 eingereicht wurde, auf der Website des Unternehmens, www.pacificdrilling.com, in dem Unterabschnitt „SEC Filings“ des Abschnitts „Investor Relations“ verfügbar ist. Anteilseigner können auch kostenlos eine Papierkopie der Einreichung a
  • Pacific Drilling annonce la disponibilité de ses états financiers sur Formulaire 20-F pour l’exercice 2014

    5 Mar 2015 | 4:31 pm
    LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE : PACD) a annoncé aujourd’hui que ses états financiers pour l’exercice clos le 31 décembre 2014, déposés sur Formulaire 20-F auprès de la Securities and Exchange Commission des États-Unis le 26 février 2015, étaient à présent disponibles sur le site Internet de la société : www.pacificdrilling.com, dans la sous-section « SEC Filings » (Déclaration à la SEC) de la section « Investor Relations » (Relations avec les investisseurs). Les actio
  • Riassunto: Pacific Drilling annuncia la disponibilità dei rendiconti finanziari per il 2014 riportati nel modello 20-F

    5 Mar 2015 | 1:38 pm
    LUSSEMBURGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pacific Drilling S.A. (NYSE: PACD) ha annunciato in data odierna che i suoi rendiconti finanziari per l'esercizio conclusosi il 31 dicembre 2014, depositati in data 26 febbraio 2015 presso l'ente statunitense Securities and Exchange Commission sul modello 20-F, è disponibile presso il sito web aziendale www.pacificdrilling.com nella sottosezione “SEC Filings” (Registrazioni SEC) della sezione “Investor Relations”(Relazioni con gli investitori). Gli azionisti posson
 
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  • iBIO Institute’s PROPEL Startups Raise Over $30 Million in 2014, Total Capital Raised Surpasses $140 Million

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The PROPEL® Center at the iBIO® Institute today announced that active PROPEL clients – all life sciences startups – secured more than $30 million in new funding in 2014, bringing the total raised to more than $140 million since PROPEL launched in June 2007. Recognizing the continued impact of PROPEL’s work, the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust made a 2015 gift of $500,000 to PROPEL, bringing its total donations to $2 million. PROPEL helps guide the developme
  • HoneyBook Raises $22M to Fuel Growth as the Trusted Network for Event Professionals

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HoneyBook, the invite-only service empowering top event professionals, today announced it has closed $22M in a Series B round of funding led by Norwest Venture Partners, with participation from Aleph and Hillsven. With a total $32M invested to date, this funding will help HoneyBook scale its collaborative platform and make it available to even more event professionals in every major US city. HoneyBook offers a collaborative platform that streamlines all of the el
  • Disney Invests in America’s Future Leaders with $1 Million Commitment to UNCF

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UNCF (United Negro College Fund), one of the nation’s leading minority scholarship organizations, announced a $1 million commitment from The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) to provide scholarships to outstanding African American students and give them the tools to realize their professional goals. The Walt Disney Company UNCF Corporate Scholars Program, administered by UNCF, will offer financial assistance to high-achieving African American students in underserved c
  • Standard Tolling Plans Ore Purchase Financing

    6 Mar 2015 | 4:00 am
    WHITE ROCK, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Standard Tolling Corp. (TSX-V: TON, Frankfurt: GA0, “Standard Tolling” or the “Company”) announces a non-brokered private placement of units to raise gross proceeds of up to US$2,250,000 (the “Financing”). The net proceeds of the Financing will be segregated and used to fund and maintain a minimum of two months inventory ore purchases and a US$250,000 installation of carbon stripping on the toll milling plant, located in Huamachuco, Peru. Construct
  • California Awarded Nearly $12 Million to Continue Rental Assistance Program

    5 Mar 2015 | 3:59 pm
    SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA) and the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) announced today that the state will receive nearly $12 million in additional funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to continue California’s Section 811 Project Rental Assistance program. The Section 811 program is a collaborative effort between CalHFA, HCD, the California Department of Health Care Services, and the Ca
 
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  • Agility Multichannel Acquires Swedish Technology Company Axpa

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:44 am
    CHICAGO & YORK, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agility Multichannel, top provider of Product Information Management (PIM) software, acquires Swedish technology firm, Axpa, expanding its offering and establishing a strong footprint in Scandinavia
  • Indutrade Acquires British Company in Filtration Technology

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:52 am
    KISTA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Indutrade (STO:INDT) today acquired all of the shares in Filtration Ltd, UK, with annual sales of GBP 2.8 million. Filtration Ltd supplies high quality filters manufactured by world known manufactures for mobile plant applications such as for the construction equipment, agricultural, military and industrial process applications as well as OEM producers. Possession will be transferred today, and the company will be a subsidiary of ESI Technologies
  • Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Announces Sale of Montreal Gateway Terminals

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:30 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Morgan Stanley Infrastructure, the dedicated infrastructure investing platform of Morgan Stanley, announced today that a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners, LP (MSIP), a $4 billion global infrastructure fund, has agreed to sell Montreal Gateway Terminals to a consortium led by Fiera Axium Infrastructure. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The MSIP subsidiary, MGT Holdings S.a.r.l (MGT Holdings), acquired an 80 percent interest in Montre
  • Samenvatting: Samsung Electronics breidt portfolio van digitale schermen uit met overname YESCO Electronics Acquisition

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:17 am
    SEOUL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. heeft vandaag de overname van YESCO Electronics LLC bekendgemaakt. Het in Logan gevestigde bedrijf is een toonaangevende fabrikant van ledschermen en -informatieborden met meer dan tweeduizend installaties in de Verenigde Staten en het buitenland. De overname sterkt Samsung in zijn intrede in de markt voor ledschermen, waardoor de pionierstechnologieën van het bedrijf meer slagkracht krijgen. Daarmee verbreedt Samsung, dat zes jaar marktleid
  • アンバー・ロードがecビジョンを買収

    6 Mar 2015 | 4:58 am
    米ニュージャージー州イーストラザフォード--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- グローバル・トレード・マネジメント(GTM)ソリューションのリーダー企業、アンバー・ロード(NYSE:AMBR)は本日、ブランドを重視する企業向けにクラウドベースのグローバルな調達および協調的サプライチェーン・ソリューションを提供するecビジョンを買収したと発表しました。…
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  • Loomis Sayles Announces New Chief Executive Officer

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:00 am
    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After 20 years as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Loomis, Sayles & Company, Robert J. Blanding has decided to transition his CEO responsibilities to Kevin Charleston, President, effective May 1, 2015. Bob Blanding will retain the Chairman position and actively participate in the strategic direction of the organization. “This is the right time to transfer my day-to-day responsibilities as CEO,” said Bob Blanding. “I’m proud of the work of o
  • Coveris Names Randy Klingner as Program Director – CRM

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:16 am
    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coveris, a global leader in packaging and coatings solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Randy Klingner as Program Director – CRM. As a member of Coveris’ Commercial Excellence Team, Mr. Klingner will provide strategic and tactical leadership to deliver enabling processes and technology across Coveris globally. Mr. Klingner will report to Chris Wrobel, Vice President of Global Strategy and Commercial Excellence and will be based in the company’s Chicago
  • Bruce Jordan Joins Newbridge Securities Corporation as the Managing Director of Investment Banking

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:14 am
    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Newbridge Securities Corporation (“NSC”), a leading full-service broker/dealer based in wealth management, traditional brokerage services and investment banking, focuses on middle-market and emerging-growth companies domestically and internationally. Newbridge is pleased to announce the addition of Bruce Jordan as its Managing Director of Investment Banking. Mr. Jordan has been involved with Investment Banking for over twenty years. Most notably, he was the Pr
  • Franklin Energy Appoints Kevin Lauckner as New VP of Business Development

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am
    PORT WASHINGTON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Franklin Energy Services, LLC, a leading national energy efficiency program implementation firm, announces the appointment of Kevin Lauckner to vice president of business development. “Kevin has keen market insight and years of developing deep relationships with regulatory and utility decision makers. His business development and sales experience in demand side management make him a key player for Franklin Energy’s strategic growth,” said Dan Tarrence, Fr
  • Schmedlen Named LTC Global CEO

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:33 am
    FORT MYERS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LTC Global, Inc. today announced that Daniel G. Schmedlen, Jr. has been named the company’s chief executive officer, a position previously held by Richard B. Pitbladdo, who is no longer with the company. Schmedlen, who joined the company as its general counsel in 2007, managed over a dozen significant acquisitions as the company grew into the dominant provider of capital to the Long Term Care insurance distribution industry and a leading LTCi distributor in it
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  • Carmike Cinemas Celebrating the New Ovation 10 Entertainment Complex in Midlothian, Virginia on March 6th

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:30 am
    MIDLOTHIAN, Va. & COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CKEC), a leading entertainment, digital cinema and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, today announced the debut of its Ovation 10 featuring Carmike Cinemas’ new Cinematic Dining Experience in Midlothian, VA (1100 Alverser Drive, 23113). The Ovation 10’s Grand Opening festivities will begin with Sony Pictures’ highly anticipated Chappie and 20th Century Fox’s Unfinished Business. Attendees are encouraged to visit www.carm
  • National Planning Holdings Completes Launch of Award-Winning Advisor Dashboard

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:30 am
    DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Planning Holdings®, Inc. (NPH), the nation’s sixth-largest independent broker-dealer network1, today announced the roll-out of Advisor Dashboard (www.AdvisorDashboard.com), a consolidated suite of business intelligence and integrative analytics tools delivered through a responsive, real-time solution exclusively available for the network’s 3,544 advisors. Bank Insurance & Securities Association (BISA) has awarded Advisor Dashboard the “Technology Innovation
  • Tri-Continental Corporation Declares First Quarter Distribution

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:24 am
    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tri-Continental Corporation (the “Corporation”) (NYSE:TY) today declared a first quarter distribution of $0.2050 per share of Common Stock and $0.6250 per share of Preferred Stock. Dividends on Common Stock will be paid on March 24, 2015 to Common Stockholders of record on March 16, 2015 and dividends on Preferred Stock will be paid on April 1, 2015 to Preferred Stockholders of record on March 16, 2015. The ex-dividend date for both the Common Stock and the Preferred St
  • Cinemark Announces Re-Opening of 10-Screen Movie Theatre with Luxury Lounger Recliners in Sugar House Neighborhood of Salt Lake City, UT

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:19 am
    PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), one of the world’s leading motion picture exhibitors today announced the re-opening of a completely remodeled, all-digital movie theatre featuring Cinemark’s new Luxury Lounger recliners in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Cinemark Sugar House theatre is located at 2227 S. Highland Drive in the Sugar House Shopping Center. “The newly remodeled Cinemark Sugar House is the first Cinemark movie theatre in Utah to offer guests our Luxury
  • Lighting Science Group Launches Pioneering Sleepy Baby LED Lamp

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:10 am
    MELBOURNE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lighting Science Group announces the launch of its pioneering Sleepy Baby™ LED lamp. Help for Infant Sleep Training arrives to consumers everywhere.
 
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  • Hudson Pacific Properties Closes First Financial Sale

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (“Hudson” or the “Company”) (NYSE: HPP) today announced it has completed the sale of its First Financial office property in Encino, California to Douglas Emmett, Inc. for $89.0 million, resulting in net proceeds to the Company of approximately $46.0 million (before certain credits, prorations and closing costs) after repayment of a $43.0 million loan secured by the property. Hudson intends to use net proceeds from the disposition pur
  • ZTE: crescita esponenziale del 200% nel mercato europeo delle reti core 4G

    6 Mar 2015 | 2:39 am
    SHENZHEN, Cina--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), produttore internazionale di apparati di telecomunicazioni, soluzioni tecnologiche professionali e di consumo nel settore dell'Internet mobile, ha annunciato oggi che il volume delle vendite dei prodotti per reti core 4G LTE ha registrato una crescita da record nel mercato di alta gamma europeo, con un aumento su base annua di quasi il 200%. Entro la fine del quarto trimestre del 2014 ZTE aveva siglato oltre 70 contratti co
  • Samenvatting: OpenGate Capital akkoord over verkoop Kotkamills aan Finse investeerder MB Funds

    5 Mar 2015 | 11:50 pm
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OpenGate Capital, een mondiale investeringsfirma, heeft vandaag een overeenkomst gesloten over de verkoop van één van zijn portefeuillebedrijven, Kotkamills Oy, aan de onafhankelijke private equity-investeerder MB Funds. Het Finse MB Funds richt zich op overnames in de Noordse landen. Kotkamills is gevestigd in het Finse Kotka en produceert specialistisch papier en producten op houtbasis. De transactie wordt naar verwachting binnen de komende zestig dagen afgerond.
  • Resumen: OpenGate Capital suscribe acuerdo para vender Kotkamills a la empresa finlandesa de capital privado MB Funds

    5 Mar 2015 | 11:07 pm
    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OpenGate Capital, empresa mundial de capital privado, ha suscrito un acuerdo para vender una de sus compañías cartera, Kotkamills Oy, a MB Funds, una empresa independiente de capital privado finlandesa especializada en adquisiciones en el mercado nórdico. Kotkamills está situada en Kotka (Finlandia), y fabrica productos basados en madera y papeles especiales. La transacción se cerrará en los próximos 60 días. Las condiciones financieras no han sido reveladas. El co
  • Republic Airways Holdings Reports February 2015 Traffic

    5 Mar 2015 | 2:09 pm
    INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Republic Airways Holdings Inc. reports February 2015 traffic
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  • Teleperformance : Information mensuelle relative au nombre total d’actions et de droits de vote

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:23 am
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Teleperformance (Paris:RCF): Place de cotation :   Euronext Paris – Compartiment A Code ISIN : FR0000051807 Au 28 février 2015 - Nombre total d'actions composant le capital :   57 201 690 - Nombre total de droits de vote Brut : 58 017 486 - Nombre total de droits de vote Net (*) : 57 958 378 (*) Net = après déduction des actions privées de droit de vote Présence dans les statuts d'une clause imposant une obligation de déclaration de franchissement de seu
  • Essilor : Nombre total de droits de vote et d’actions composant le capital social au 28 février 2015

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am
    CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News : Au 28 février 2015, le capital d’Essilor (Paris:EI), numéro un mondial de l’optique ophtalmique, s’établit comme suit :     28 février 2015 Nombre total d’actions composant le capital   216 022 340 Nombre total de droits de vote exerçables   228 594 685 Nombre total de droits de vote, calculé sur la base de l’ensemble des actions composant le capital, y compris les actions privéesde droits de vote*   232 554 606 (*) Actions auto-déte
  • Legrand : Nombre total d’actions et de droits de vote

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am
    LIMOGES, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Legrand (Paris:LR) : A la date du   Nombre total d’actions composant le capital   Nombre total de droits de vote 28 février 2015   266 636 950   Nombre théorique de droits de vote : 282 279 643         Nombre de droits de vote exerçables* : 280 942 837 (*) déduction faite des actions privées du droit de vote L’évolution du nombre d’actions depuis les derniers comptes communiqués est rappelée ci-dessous : Nombre total d’actions au 31 décembre 20
  • Nanobiotix : Information mensuelle relative au nombre total de droits de vote et d’actions composant le capital social

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am
    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Nanobiotix (Paris:NANO): Place de cotation :   Euronext Paris de Nyse Euronext Compartiment : Compartiment B Code ISIN : FR0011341205 Site web : www.nanobiotix.com Date   Nombre total d’actions composant le capital social   Nombre total de droits de vote     Total brut (1)   Total net (2) 28 février 2015   14 067 780   14 067 780   14 067 780 (1) Le nombre de droits de vote bruts (ou droits de vote « théoriques »), sert de base de calcul pour les franchi
  • NGL Energy Partners LP Announces Pricing of Common Unit Offering

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:23 am
    TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NGL ENERGY PARTNERS LP ANNOUNCES PRICING OF COMMON UNIT OFFERING
 
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  • Geoscape’s CEO Cesar Melgoza Selected to Speak at SXSW Interactive 2015

    6 Mar 2015 | 10:24 am
    MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cesar Melgoza will host a breakout presentation on embracing America’s diversity for marketing at SxSW Interactive 2015, the leading incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity.
  • Amira Nature Foods Ltd (ANFI) Premieres “Basmati Bus” at Natural Products Expo West

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:31 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amira Nature Foods Ltd introduces the “Basmati Bus” at the largest tradeshow and conference for the natural, organic and healthy lifestyle marketplace; more than 60,000 are expected to attend.
  • GSMAが2015年度GSMA会長賞をアクシアタ・グループのジャマルディン・イブラヒム社長兼CEOに授与

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:15 am
    スペイン・バルセロナ--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(ビジネスワイヤ) -- GSMAは本日、アクシアタ・グループの社長兼最高経営責任者(CEO)であるジャマルディン・イブラヒム氏に2015年度GSMA会長賞を授与することを発表しました。1996年に創設された本賞は、GSMAの最も名誉ある賞であり、世界のモバイル通信の成長と発展に傑出した貢献を果たした個人を評価するものです。…
  • 領先的M2M聯盟支援GSMA嵌入式SIM卡規範,以加速物聯網的發展

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:09 am
    西班牙巴賽隆納--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(美國商業資訊)--GSM協會(GSMA)宣布,包括全球M2M協會(Global M2M Association, GMA)和M2M世界聯盟(M2M World Alliance)在內的領先M2M聯盟的營運商成員將部署採用GSMA嵌入式SIM卡規範的服務,以實現機器對機器(M2M)設備的遠端OTA佈建。除上述組織以外,網路營運商América Móvil、中國移動、KDDI和Tele2也成為最新加入、承諾推出採用GSMA規範服務的營運商。GSMA行動智庫(GSMA…
  • 领先的M2M联盟支持GSMA嵌入式SIM卡规范,以加速物联网的发展

    6 Mar 2015 | 9:06 am
    西班牙巴塞罗那--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(美国商业资讯)--GSM协会(GSMA)宣布,包括全球M2M协会(Global M2M Association, GMA)和M2M世界联盟(M2M World Alliance)在内的领先M2M联盟的运营商成员将部署采用GSMA嵌入式SIM卡规范的服务,以实现机器对机器(M2M)设备的远程OTA配置。除上述组织以外,网络运营商América Móvil、中国移动、KDDI和Tele2也成为最新加入、承诺推出基于GSMA规范服务的运营商。GSMA移动智库(GSMA…
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  • Ascent Capital Group to Present at the Piper Jaffray Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference

    6 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ascent Capital Group Inc. (“Ascent” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:ASCMA) announced today that it will present to attendees of the Piper Jaffray Technology, Media & Telecommunications Conference being held on March 10, 2015 at the Le Parker Meridien in New York, NY at 11:30 AM ET. Bill Fitzgerald, Ascent Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Michael Haislip, Executive Vice President of Ascent and President and Chief Executive Officer of Monitronics Internat
  • BioLineRx to Present at the Annual Roth Conference in California

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:52 am
    JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioLineRx announced today that its CEO, Kinneret Savitsky, Ph.D., and its CFO Philip Serlin, will be presenting at the 27th Annual Roth Conference being held at the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, CA.
  • OMAM to Present at the 2015 RBC Capital Markets Financial Institutions Conference

    6 Mar 2015 | 6:01 am
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OM Asset Management plc (NYSE: OMAM) today announced that Peter L. Bain, OMAM’s President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the 2015 RBC Capital Markets Financial Institutions Conference in New York on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at 3:20 p.m. Eastern Time. Mr. Bain will be joined at the conference by Steve Belgrad, OMAM’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. A link to the live audio webcast will be available on http://ir.omam.com an
  • Gramercy Property Trust Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:30 am
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gramercy Property Trust Inc. (NYSE:GPT): HIGHLIGHTS Generated Core FFO of $13.5 million or $0.10 per diluted common share for the fourth quarter of 2014. For the full year, generated Core FFO of $32.0 million or $0.30 per diluted common share. Generated NAREIT defined funds from operations (“FFO”) of $6.5 million or $0.05 per diluted common share for the fourth quarter of 2014. For the full year generated FFO of $12.3 million or $0.11 per diluted common share. Generat
  • Kingstone Companies Schedules 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results and Conference Call

    6 Mar 2015 | 5:30 am
    KINGSTON, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kingstone Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq:KINS) (the “Company” or “Kingstone”), a multi-line regional property and casualty insurance holding company, today announced that it will hold its Fiscal 2014 fourth quarter and year-end financial results conference call for analysts and investors on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The earnings announcement is scheduled for release shortly after the stock markets close on the previous day, March 25, 2015. Mr.
 
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  • A Time Management Primer

    4 Mar 2015 | 4:49 am
    Predictive planning is a key foundation for responding effectively in a crisis. In this interview with Big4, Jack Healey provides insight on the practiced disciplines of time management, and how leaders must not only set the example, but through effective planning, show greater respect for their team’s work product. What was the best time management advice you ever received? While working late one night as a staff accountant at EY (f/k/a Ernst & Whinney), I read in a company bulletin: “Don’t let self-imposed deadlines force us into making hasty, ill-conceived decisions.” …
  • What We Can Learn from One College's Emergency Notification Fail

    3 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am
    My home state is South Carolina, and my city is Charleston, and while I receive many news alerts throughout the day, a bomb threat on the intimate, downtown campus in my own backyard was of keen interest.  The College has an enrollment of a little over ten thousand students, with the primary, downtown campus covering only four acres. In a nutshell, on February 10th of this year, the college received a bomb threat phoned in through a 911 call. A caller reported two bombs on campus; one in a residence hall and one in the student center; students were evacuated from those buildings and…
  • 4 Things You Could Be Doing Right Now to Mitigate the Threat of Workplace Violence- Form a Threat Assessment Team (Part 4 of 4)

    2 Mar 2015 | 10:38 am
    This is a part four of a four-piece article written by guest contributor, David Corbin. He is the former Director of Facilities, Engineering and Public Safety & Parking at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. Corbin managed all aspects of Public Safety, Facilities, Engineering and Construction operations for a 3.6 million square foot, 313-bed institution. He created and held the co-chair positions for the hospital's first multidisciplinary Infant Security Committee and Workplace Violence Subcommittee. Corbin has an extensive background in the security industry and consults on a national level. He…
  • Cyber Bullying - Facts and Prevention

    25 Feb 2015 | 11:13 am
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  • On Robert Heinlein, Big Data, and No Free Lunches

    25 Feb 2015 | 10:45 am
    TANSTAAFL How much valuable data about your personal or corporate behavior are you giving away and what risk are you embracing – without knowing it? In 1966, Robert Heinlein published his science fiction novel, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress.  He tells the story of a revolution in the earth’s moon-based penal colony.  The revolutionaries/ rebels create their flag – TANSTAAFL emblazoned on a solid background.  TANSTAAFL is the embodiment of the recognition that everything has to be paid for by someone – There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch. It is particularly…
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  • Madonna and Age Discrimination

    Patricia Barnes
    1 Mar 2015 | 9:16 pm
    Very few female celebrities have publicly raised the issue of age discrimination.  Most hide from it as long as possible because they know it may be the death knell of their career. But Madonna has never been like other celebrities. In the latest issue of Rolling Stone, Madonna, 56, observes that no one would “dare say a degrading […]
  • Jim Crow and Age Discrimination

    Patricia Barnes
    13 Feb 2015 | 9:56 am
     “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing”.  Edmund Burke. This quote was sent to me by a reader and encapsulates the real problem with the epidemic of age discrimination in America today.  Our elected representatives and federal judges, who ultimately are responsible for ensuring equal justice for all […]
  • Important Ruling on Motive & Age Discrimination

    Patricia Barnes
    9 Feb 2015 | 5:45 pm
    Here’s a rare  and important victory in a federal age discrimination case involving a Minnesota city’s failure to promote a 51-year-old police lieutenant to the position of chief of police because he was “retirement eligible.” A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Minneapolis rejected the City’s theory that […]
  • Ageism, Mitt Romney and National Public Radio

    Patricia Barnes
    31 Jan 2015 | 2:09 pm
    Age discrimination normally is the one type of discrimination that is so prevalent that it  goes unnoticed. But I couldn’t help but notice it this week. First, Republican Mitt Romney, 67, claimed that he decided not to stage a third run for the presidency because it is time to pass the reigns to a “new generation:”  Romney, […]
  • Age Discrim. Article Featured in Aging Today

    Patricia Barnes
    28 Jan 2015 | 4:54 pm
    I am pleased that the American Society on Aging has chosen to feature my article, An Epidemic of Discrimination, about the silent epidemic of age discrimination in the workplace, on its web site and in the January/February issue of its magazine, Aging Today. Founded in 1954, the mission of the ASA is to enhance the knowledge and skills of those who work to […]
 
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