Day: September 9, 2015

Aquinox Prices Public Offering of Common Stock

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Aquinox”) (NASDAQ:AQXP), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company discovering and developing targeted therapeutics in disease areas of inflammation and immuno-oncology, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 5,500,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $15.50 per share. In addition, Aquinox has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 825,000 additional shares of common stock at the public offering price. The offering is expected to close on September 15, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions. Leerink Partners, Canaccord Genuity and

Stericycle, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock to be Represented by Depositary Shares

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) (the “Company”) announced today the pricing of its public offering of 7,000,000 depositary shares, each of which represents a 1/10th interest in a share of its 5.25% Series A Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock (“Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock”). Holders of the depositary shares will be entitled to a proportional fractional interest in the rights and preferences of the Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, including conversion, dividend, liquidation and voting rights, subject to the provisions of the related deposit agreement. The offering price is $100.00 per depositary share. In addition, the

Five Prime Therapeutics Announces Initial Data From Ongoing Phase 1b Trial of FP-1039 in Squamous Non Small Cell Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:FPRX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing novel protein therapeutics for cancer and inflammatory diseases, announced that initial data from GlaxoSmithKline’s ongoing Phase 1b clinical trial of FP-1039/GSK3052230, an FGF ligand trap, in patients with squamous non small cell lung cancer (sqNSCLC) and mesothelioma were featured today in an oral presentation by Dr. Pilar Garrido at the World Conference on Lung Cancer 2015 in Denver. The presentation titled, “FP1039/GSK3052230 with chemotherapy in patients with fibroblast growth factor (FGF) pathway deregulated squamous NSCLC or

AmTrust Announces Pricing of $125 Million in Subordinated Notes

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFSI) (the “Company” or “AmTrust”) today announced the pricing of an offering of $125 million of its 7.50% Subordinated Notes due 2055 (the “2055 Notes”). The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option, expiring on October 9, 2015, to purchase up to an additional $18.75 million of the 2055 Notes from the Company on the same terms and conditions. The Company expects the offering to close on September 16, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions. The 2055 Notes are expected to trade on the New York Stock

Paxata Continues to Dominate Self-Service Data Prep Market, Fuels Growth and International Expansion With Series C Funding

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Paxata, provider of the only Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform for the enterprise, today announced significant momentum and Series C funding, which comes on the heels of announcing 400 percent year-over-year revenue growth, key leadership team hires and their enterprise-grade Summer ’15 release. The latest funding round was led by EDBI, the corporate investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board, along with existing investors, Accel Partners India, Walden-Riverwood Ventures and Toba Capital, and industry leaders including Sanju K. Bansal, Co-founder and former COO of MicroStrategy. With over 50 blue chip customers

Wyoming and Montana agencies sign with Spillman Technologies

CHEYENNE, Wyo. and CONRAD, Mont., Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Wyoming Livestock Board and the Pondera County Sheriff’s Office in Montana purchased new software that transitions their technology securely into the cloud. Both agencies began using Spillman Technologies’ Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product, Spillman Nova, for records management. The Wyoming Livestock Board, which protects the state’s livestock industry by monitoring health and ownership, decided to transition from the maintenance of a physical database to the maintenance-free, web-based software platform. Because Spillman Nova is a SaaS product, personnel can access the agency’s data, securely housed by Spillman, from any web-enabled device,

CFA Society Toronto and Hillsdale Investment Management Call for Research on Canadian Markets for Sixth Annual Research Award

TORONTO, Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CFA Society Toronto and Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. invite submissions for the sixth annual CFA Society Toronto & Hillsdale Canadian Investment Research Award. The application deadline is November 30, 2015. “At its roots, Hillsdale believes in and supports applied investment research. Teaming up with CFA Society Toronto to further such research efforts is a natural for us.” said Harry Marmer, CFA, Executive Vice President, Hillsdale Investment Management. The award is open to global researchers conducting research related to Canadian capital markets. This includes both academics and practitioners. CFA Society Toronto and Hillsdale Investment

Sequential Brands Group and Delivery Agent Partner to Launch Digital Commerce Platform for the Jessica Simpson Collection

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQBG) today announced a partnership with Delivery Agent, Inc., the market leader in turning audiences into customers for leading global brands, to power digital commerce for the Jessica Simpson brand. A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=35884 For the first phase of the launch, which is set to debut with the 10th Anniversary of the brand, fans will have the ability to shop Jessica Simpson products via her own branded digital store at www.jessicasimpson.com. Subsequent launches will include shopping through Delivery Agent’s Smart

Phibro Animal Health Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year

TEANECK, N.J., Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC) today announced its financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2015. It also provided guidance for its fiscal year ending June 30, 2016. Highlights for the June 2015 quarter (compared to the June 2014 quarter) Net sales of $185 million, an increase of 1% Adjusted EBITDA of $27 million, an increase of 12% Adjusted diluted EPS of $0.44   Highlights for the June 2015 year (compared to the June 2014 year) Net sales of $749 million, an increase of 8% Adjusted EBITDA

Targa Resources Partners LP Prices $600 Million Offering of Senior Notes

HOUSTON, Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Targa Resources Partners LP (“Targa Resources Partners” or the “Partnership”) (NYSE:NGLS) and its subsidiary Targa Resources Partners Finance Corporation announced today the pricing of $600 million of senior unsecured notes. The 6.750 percent notes mature on March 15, 2024 and were priced at par. The offering is expected to close on September 14, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions. The Partnership intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to reduce borrowings under its senior secured credit facility, and will use any remaining proceeds for general partnership purposes, which may include repaying

WSFS Financial Corporation Receives All Regulatory Approvals to Acquire Alliance Bancorp, Inc. of Pennsylvania

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WSFS), the parent company of WSFS Bank, today announced the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has approved WSFS Bank’s application to merge with Alliance Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of Alliance Bancorp, Inc. of Pennsylvania (Alliance Bancorp) (NASDAQ:ALLB). The OCC’s approval was the final regulatory approval required for WSFS to acquire Alliance Bancorp and Alliance Bank. “We are very pleased to have received the OCC’s approval, which was the final regulatory approval to completing the transaction,” said Mark A. Turner President and CEO of WSFS Bank.

My Possibilities Holds Talent Showcase for Adults With Special Needs on September 14th

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — My Possibilities (MP) is a Plano-based non-profit and continued education center dedicated to empowering adults with cognitive disabilities, whom they refer to as HIPsters – Hugely Important People. My Possibilities’ CREATE and Music Therapy Programs present the Revealing Possibilities Showcase, a public platform for the HIPsters to share their skills in performing and visual arts with the community. This event will take place on September 14th at the Plano Courtyard Theater from 5:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. The night will begin with an art show in the atrium of the Plano Courtyard Theater. Paintings

Photo Release — iLuv Offers Range of Protective Solutions for Brand New iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Sept. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — iLuv Creative Technology introduces its new line of premium accessories for the highly-anticipated iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. iLuv’s new accessories were designed to protect the new iPhones, offering consumers a more valued feature, design and material. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/d9d4f6ea-c289-453c-9c64-be35c181cdd0 “We anticipate that many people will purchase the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus due to the growing market share of iPhone, and iLuv enables consumers to protect their valuable new purchases,” said Edward Gleason, VP of Sales and Operation at iLuv. “As

FXCM Receives NYSE Notification Letter

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM) (“The Company”) a leading online provider of foreign exchange (FX) trading and related services, announced that it was notified on September 3, 2015 by the New York Stock Exchange (” NYSE “) that it is not in compliance with the continued listing standards set forth in Section 802.01C of the Listed Company Manual of the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. because the average closing price of the Company’s common stock had fallen below $1.00 per share over a period of 30 consecutive trading days, which is the minimum average

Platform Specialty Products Corporation Announces Alent Shareholder Approval of its Proposed Acquisition of Alent plc

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) (“Platform”) announced today that the shareholders of Alent plc (LSE:ALNT) (“Alent”) approved Platform’s previously-announced recommended offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Alent in a cash and stock transaction for approximately $2.1 billion1 (the “Alent Acquisition”). Earlier today, at a court meeting and general meeting, Alent’s shareholders voted to approve, by the required majorities, the proposed scheme of arrangement under the U.K. Companies Act 2006 (the “Scheme”) and certain other matters in connection with the implementation of the Alent Acquisition. The

Hurco Reports Third Quarter Results and Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hurco Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq:HURC) today reported results for the third fiscal quarter and the first nine months ended July 31, 2015. Hurco recorded net income of $3,683,000, or $0.55 per diluted share, for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 compared to net income of $4,375,000, or $0.66 per diluted share, for the corresponding period in fiscal 2014. For the first nine months of fiscal 2015, Hurco reported net income of $11,410,000, or $1.72 per diluted share, compared to $10,280,000, or $1.56 per diluted share, for the corresponding period in fiscal 2014. Sales and

Mercury Systems Salutes U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command on 50th Anniversary of Patriot Air and Missile Defense Program

CHELMSFORD, Mass. — Sep. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) (www.mrcy.com), congratulates the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) on the 50th anniversary of the renowned Patriot Air and Missile Defense System, which has defended and saved thousands of lives and strengthened America’s global Patriot partnerships. “Mercury is pleased to add our sincere congratulations to the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command at Redstone on this significant milestone for Patriot, the world’s premier air defense system,” said Didier Thibaud, President of Mercury’s Commercial Electronics business unit. “As a long-standing strategic supplier on the Patriot program we are

Brett Carlson Named to Connecture's Board of Directors

BROOKFIELD, Wis., Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Connecture, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNXR), a provider of web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, today announced that Brett Carlson, a health care industry executive, was named to the company’s board of directors. Carlson has significant experience working with companies on the forefront of analytics and other innovations and previously served on Connecture’s board of directors. “Brett has a keen and intuitive sense for how technology can be used to streamline and improve all facets of health care, from the distribution of health insurance to patient outcomes,” said Doug Schneider, CEO of

Orion Marine Group Announces a Contract Award of Approximately $12 Million

HOUSTON, Sept. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orion Marine Group, Inc. (NYSE:ORN) (the “Company”) a leading construction company, today announced a contract award of approximately $12 million. The Company’s Heavy Civil Marine Construction segment was recently awarded a contract to perform environmental remediation work in Washington State.  The project will begin in the 3rd quarter of 2015 and last approximately 15 months.       About Orion Marine Group Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading construction company, provides services both on and off the water in the continental United States, Alaska, Canada and the Caribbean Basin through its heavy civil marine construction

DAVIDsTEA Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results

Reports second quarter sales growth of 32% to C$32.8 million; comparable sales increase of 6.9% Reports second quarter adjusted net loss of C$(1.6) million and adjusted fully diluted EPS of C$(0.07) Raises FY15 outlook to reflect Q2 outperformance; expects FY15 adjusted fully diluted EPS of C$0.35-C$0.39 MONTREAL, Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DAVIDsTEA Inc. (Nasdaq:DTEA) today announced financial results for the thirteen weeks ended August 1, 2015. For the thirteen weeks ended August 1, 2015: Sales increased by 32% to C$32.8 million from C$24.9 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014. Comparable sales increased by 6.9%. Gross profit