Day: October 9, 2015

Sientra Sends Letter to Plastic Surgeons Regarding Silimed-Manufactured Products

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sientra, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN), a medical aesthetics company, today announced that it has sent a letter to plastic surgeons regarding products manufactured by Silimed, one of Sientra’s contract manufacturers. Among other things, the letter updates plastic surgeons on actions Sientra is taking: Sientra has been in ongoing discussions with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding Brazilian regulatory inquiries into Silimed products, and is conducting its own review of the matter. Out of an abundance of caution, Sientra is voluntarily placing on temporary hold the sale in the United States

FUNIMATION ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES LINE-UP FOR FALL 2015 SIMULCAST SEASON

FLOWER MOUND, Texas, Oct. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FUNimation® Entertainment recently announced details on its Fall 2015 simulcast season. FUNimation’s season line-up of 16 titles includes several brand new titles and a number of returning fan favorites. The fall season includes something for every anime fan – sci-fi, fantasy, comedy, action and more. Each and every week this fall, subscribers of FUNimation’s streaming services will be able to enjoy new episodes of these shows in commercial-free 1080p. “This is just the first taste of what will be FUNimation’s biggest fall simulcast season ever,” said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and founder

Royale Energy Announces Receipt of NASDAQ Staff Determination Letter; Intends to Request Hearing

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Royale Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROYL) today announced that, on October 6, 2015, the Company received a letter from the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Staff (the “Staff”) of The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (“NASDAQ”) notifying the Company that the Staff has determined that the Company is non-compliant with the stockholders’ equity, majority independent director and audit committee requirements for continued listing, as set forth in NASDAQ Listing Rules 5550(b), 5605(b)(1) and 5605(c)(2).   As a result of the foregoing, the Company’s securities would be subject to delisting unless the Company requests a hearing before the NASDAQ

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HC2 Announces HRG Subsidiary’s Private Offering of 4,678,395 Shares of HC2 Common Stock at $7.50 Per Share

NEW YORK, Oct. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HC2 Holdings, Inc. (“HC2” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT:HCHC) today announced that one of its shareholders, HGI Funding, LLC (“HGI”), a subsidiary of HRG Group, Inc., had entered into a definitive stock purchase agreement for the sale by HGI to certain purchasers of 4,678,395 shares of the Company common stock to certain purchasers named therein, for an aggregate purchase price of $35,087,962.50, or $7.50 per share. HC2 will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares sold by HGI. The purchasers include Philip A. Falcone, the Chairman, President and Chief

Nasdaq Announces End-of-Month Open Short Interest Positions in Nasdaq Stocks as of Settlement Date September 30, 2015

NEW YORK, Oct. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — At the end of the settlement date of September 30, 2015, short interest in 2,299 Nasdaq Global MarketSM securities totaled 8,608,257,302 shares compared with 8,594,269,209 shares in 2,296 Global Market issues reported for the prior settlement date of September 15, 2015. The end-of-September short interest represents 5.05 days average daily Nasdaq Global Market share volume for the reporting period, compared with 4.46 days for the prior reporting period. Short interest in 724 securities on The Nasdaq Capital MarketSM totaled 867,605,483 shares at the end of the settlement date of September 30, 2015 compared with 851,055,313 shares in 723 securities for the previous

Melinta Therapeutics Presents Complete Delafloxacin Results from Phase 3 Study in Patients with Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections at ID Week

NEW HAVEN, CT and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Melinta Therapeutics, a privately held company developing novel antibiotics to treat serious bacterial infections, today announced complete results from the first of two Phase 3 studies (RX-3341-302, NCT01811732) of delafloxacin, an investigational fluoroquinolone in late-stage development for the treatment of patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI). Delafloxacin met the study’s primary endpoint, reduction in lesion size by at least 20% at 48-72 hours in the intent-to-treat (ITT) population without nonstudy antibiotics or major procedures, which was comparable to the response in the control arm

Equity Bancshares, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Equity Bancshares, Inc. (“Equity”) announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its Class A common stock. A portion of the shares will be issued and sold by Equity and a portion will be sold by certain stockholders of Equity. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. Equity intends to apply to list its common stock on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 From Investment in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. to Contact Brower Piven Before the Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit – FCAU

STEVENSON, Md., Oct. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) (“Fiat Chrysler” or the “Company”) securities during the period between August 1, 2014 and July 24, 2015, inclusive (the “Class Period”).  Investors who wish to become proactively involved in the litigation have until November 10, 2015 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff. If you have suffered a loss from

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 From Investment in Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. to Contact Brower Piven Before the Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit — FOLD

STEVENSON, Md., Oct. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey on behalf of purchasers of Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:FOLD) (“Amicus” or the “Company”) common stock during the period between September 15, 2015 and October 1, 2015, inclusive (the “Class Period”).  Investors who wish to become proactively involved in the litigation have until December 7, 2015 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff. If you have suffered a loss from investment in

Mark Blackburn Named President of Associa's Premier Luxury Property Management Portfolio in Florida

MIAMI, Oct. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CSI Management Services, an Associa company, is proud to announce the promotion of Mark Blackburn to president. Most recently, Blackburn served as chief operations officer and principal of CSI Management Services. In his new role, he will provide strategic leadership for planning, developing, implementing and achieving long-range goals and policies for continued strong market-segment growth. Blackburn co-founded CSI Management Services in 2004 and the firm has grown to become recognized as the leader in luxury condominium property management in South Florida. Additionally, he is the co-founder and co-publisher of South Florida Opulence Magazine,

Windstream Approved to Bring Kinetic TV Service to Lexington, Kentucky

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, yesterday received approval from the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government for a cable TV franchise agreement that would bring its Kinetic television service to the homes of more than 50,000 Lexington, Kentucky residents. Leveraging a 100 percent fiber-backed network, the total entertainment option will give users a wide array of features and the highest quality video entertainment. “Windstream is thrilled to have the opportunity to bring Lexington residents our next-generation TV service, Kinetic,” said Sarah Day, senior vice president of Small Business and

New Research Examines Whether the Iran Nuclear Deal Would Yield Benefits in Terms of Corporate Real Estate Expansions and Investment

ATLANTA, Oct. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Is the Iran nuclear deal currently being negotiated between Iran and western nations a positive for corporate real estate? A new research paper released today by CoreNet Global and Source8, a UK-based global provider of corporate services in real estate, technology and risk management, examines the potential for new investment if the deal becomes finalized. “Iran is the biggest economy to open up since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991,” according to the white paper, The Iran Nuclear Agreement: Opportunities and Risks for Foreign Investors Eyeing Iran. “With its young and

Balsera Communications Wins Two National Public Relations Awards

NEW YORK, Oct. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Balsera Communications, the premier agency for U.S. Hispanic public affairs and community grassroots outreach, received two national awards during the 2015 Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) ¡Bravo! Awards in New York. The agency was recognized with the award for Public Affairs Campaign of the Year for its work with the National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA) as well as Health and Nutrition Campaign of the Year for UnitedHealthcare. The awards ceremony was held at The New York Palace Hotel on October 8, 2015. These awards reflect the trailblazing work that Balsera Communications delivers

Leading Brands, Inc. Announces Q2 Results

Net Income Before Unusual Items of $0.08 HappyWater® Sales Rise 20% VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIX), North America’s only fully integrated healthy branded beverage company, announces results for its second quarter of fiscal 2015, which ended August 31, 2015.  All financial amounts are denominated in Canadian dollars, with all financial figures rounded to the nearest $000. Sales of the Company’s Neurogenesis HappyWater® brand rose 20% over the same quarter last year. Listings for the brand grew significantly post-Q2. During Q2 we incurred almost $250,000 in unusual costs related to the mandate of our investment

Griffin Announces Fiscal 2015 Third Quarter Results

NEW YORK, Oct. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Griffin Industrial Realty, Inc. (Nasdaq:GRIF) (“Griffin”) reported total revenue for the fiscal 2015 third quarter (the “2015 third quarter”) of $8,184,000 as compared to total revenue for the fiscal 2014 third quarter (the “2014 third quarter”) of $6,099,000. Griffin reported total revenue for the 2015 nine month period of $20,613,000 as compared to total revenue for the 2014 nine month period of $16,499,000. Griffin’s rental revenue increased to $6,608,000 in the 2015 third quarter from $5,195,000 in the 2014 third quarter, and increased to $17,966,000 in the 2015 nine month period from

Nasdaq Welcomes CPI Card Group to The Nasdaq Stock Market

NEW YORK, Oct. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of CPI Card Group (Nasdaq:PMTS) commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on October 9, 2015. A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/2f575ee8-01fc-4dad-8438-32902e3df744. CPI Card Group is a global leader in payment card production and related services, offering a single source for financial and prepaid debit cards including EMV chip, personalization, instant issuance, fulfillment and mobile payment services. With a focus on product consistency, quality, and customer service, CPI serves a diverse set of over 4,000 direct and indirect customers across the payments space. “For more

MidwayUSA Introduces AR-Stoner Customizable Lower Receiver Parts Kit for the AR-15

COLUMBIA, Mo., Oct. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MidwayUSA is excited to announce the latest addition to their extensive lineup of parts and accessories for the AR-15 – the AR-Stoner Customizable Lower Receiver Parts Kit for the AR-15. The kit (item 862947) includes all minor, mil-spec parts generally used in the assembly of an AR-15 lower receiver. The new AR-Stoner Customizable Lower Receiver Parts Kit for the AR-15 offers consumers, at long last, the flexibility to choose their own common aftermarket upgrades, such as a pistol grip and match grade trigger components. “One of the great things about the AR-15

NASCAR Champion Jeff Gordon and Listen Carefully Promote Hearing Health

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon is no stranger to winning races and the roar of the crowd. Since his work space is usually made up of loud engines and tens-of-thousands of screaming fans, he needs to take extra care to protect his hearing. Starkey Hearing Foundation is proud to announce that Gordon and Listen Carefully® are partnering to promote healthy hearing and to raise awareness about noise-induced hearing loss.   “I’ve lived most of my life on and around the race track. I love every sound but, believe me, it’s loud,” Gordon said. “If

Ixia (Nasdaq: XXIA) to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Oct. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What: Ixia (Nasdaq:XXIA), a leading provider of application performance and security resilience solutions, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square after launching a new line of defense in the war against cyber attacks. Bethany Mayer, President and Chief Executive Officer, commemorating her first year leading Ixia, will ring the Closing Bell.  Where:Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When:Monday, October 12, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET   Ixia Media Contact:Denise IdoneSenior Corporate Communications Manager516-659-7049didone@ixiacom.com Nasdaq MarketSite:Will Briganti(646) 441-5012william.briganti@nasdaq.com Feed Information:Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463