Day: September 8, 2016

Proofpoint Japan Accelerates Cybersecurity Incident Response and Enhances Threat Intelligence with Expanded Security Suite

TOKYO, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ:PFPT), a leading next-generation cybersecurity company, today announced the immediate availability of its industry-first Threat Response and Emerging Threats (ET) Intelligence solutions to provide advanced security orchestration, automation and intelligence for organizations across Japan. These new solutions accelerate incident response resolution and allow security teams to integrate existing security infrastructure and alert intelligence for comprehensive cyberattack protection. Photos accompanying this announcement are available at “Organizations in Japan need a safe and efficient way to identify cyberattack attempts, prioritize the most critical alerts and stop cybercriminals as soon as possible,”


PDC Energy Announces Pricing and Upsizing of Public Offerings of Common Stock and Convertible Senior Notes

DENVER, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PDC Energy, Inc. (“PDC” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:PDCE) today announced that it has priced concurrent underwritten public offerings of 7,900,000 shares of its common stock (the “common stock”) for total gross proceeds (before underwriters’ compensation and estimated expenses) of approximately $500 million and $175 million of its convertible senior notes due 2021 (the “notes”). J.P. Morgan, BofA Merrill Lynch, BMO Capital Markets and Wells Fargo Securities are serving as joint book-running managers for each of the common stock offering and the notes offering. The notes will be the Company’s senior unsecured obligations and


Skinvisible Subsidiary Signs Distribution Agreement for Greater China

Kintari Branded Skin Care Products to Entering the Asian Marketplace LAS VEGAS, NV and SHENZHEN, CHINA / ACCESSWIRE / September 8, 2016 / Skinvisible Inc., (SKVI), through its subsidiary Kintari Int. Inc., and EDFA Morgan Capital Co. LTD. (“EMC”) (NEEQ:838957) located in Shenzhen, China, have signed an exclusive distribution agreement for Kintari® branded products for the territory of Greater China (Includes China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand). According to the agreement, EMC will sell Kintari products to Chinese consumers through a network of online shopping malls and other channels. In addition to their local market expertise, EMC has

Aspera Highlights Live Streaming Deployments of Award Winning FASPStream at IBC 2016

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IBC Hall 7 Stand #G20 — At IBC 2016, Aspera, an IBM company will demonstrate the innovative FASPStream software, selected by Betradar to power their Live Channel service to stream live sporting events from remote locations over commodity Internet, and INNOVATIVEi, a creative agency specializing in branding and communication, to stream live broadcast-quality video globally for the Ballet Royalty Gala and the Mecum Auto Auction. At 17:00 on Saturday 10 September at the IBM Aspera booth, Hall 7 #G20, Aspera CEO Michelle Munson will be joined by customers and partners to showcase

Almost Family, Inc. Testified Before U.S. Congress on How to Improve Post-Acute Care

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CEO and Chairman of the Board of Almost Family, Inc. William Yarmuth announced today that Steve Guenthner, President of the Company, testified yesterday, September 7, before the U.S. House Ways & Means Health Subcommittee on payment reforms in post-acute settings. Following the Hearing, Mr. Yarmuth said, “We are honored Almost Family was selected by the Subcommittee to discuss the important role home healthcare will play in evolving patient care systems, including value-based purchasing models.  I am proud of the way Steve represented the Company and policy positions generally shared by the homecare

INTL FCStone Expands Capabilities with Acquisition of ICAP’s EMEA Oils Broking Business

NEW YORK, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — INTL FCStone Inc. (NASDAQ:INTL), a diversified global financial services organization delivering execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies and securities, today announced that its subsidiary, INTL FCStone Ltd, has reached an agreement to acquire the London-based EMEA oils business of ICAP plc following of the approval granted by the UK Competition and Markets Authority. The business includes over 30 front office employees across the fuel, crude, middle distillates, futures and options desks with deep-rooted relationships with over 200 well known commercial and institutional customers throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Philip

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in K12 Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline – LRN

NEW YORK, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against K12 Inc. (“K12” or the “Company”) (NYSE:LRN) and certain of its officers.  The class action, filed in United States District Court, Northern District of California, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired K12 securities between November 7, 2013 and October 27, 2015, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”).  This class action seeks to recover damages against Defendants for alleged violations of the federal securities laws under the Securities Exchange Act

WestRock to Transfer $2.5 Billion in U.S. Pension Obligations to Prudential

NORCROSS, Ga., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) today announced it will settle $2.5 billion in pension obligations of the WestRock Company Consolidated Pension Plan (“Plan”).  This transaction, which is expected to close in late September and is subject to closing conditions, will occur through the purchase of a group annuity contract using Plan assets that will transfer payment responsibility for retirement benefits owed to approximately 35,000 U.S. retirees and their beneficiaries to The Prudential Insurance Company of America, a subsidiary of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU). This settlement will reduce WestRock’s overall U.S. pension obligations by approximately

First Horizon National Corp. to participate in 2016 Barclays Global Financial Services Conference on September 13

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — D. Bryan Jordan, CEO of First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN), will present at the 2016 Barclays Global Financial Services Conference in New York City on Tuesday, September 13, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference will be available to the public via live webcast with audio replays available until September 27.  A link to the webcast, both live and archived, will be available in the events and presentations section of Any materials may contain forward-looking statements, including guidance, involving significant risks and uncertainties, which will be identified by words such as “believe,”

The Judge Group Announces Grand Opening of its India Operations

NEW DELHI, India, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Judge Group, a leading global professional services firm specializing in technology, talent, and learning solutions, announces the establishment of its India operations. Judge India will commence its operations on September 8, 2016, out of their new offices located in Noida, India. Judge India and its services are led by Abhishek Agarwal, Senior Vice President of Global Delivery for The Judge Group. Throughout his career Agarwal has successfully set up incubation and delivery centers across the Americas, Europe, India, and APAC. India is a key component of Judge’s global delivery strategy.

PDC Energy Announces Public Offerings of Common Stock and Convertible Senior Notes

DENVER, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PDC Energy, Inc. (“PDC” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:PDCE) today announced that it intends to offer for sale 6,500,000 shares of its common stock (the “common stock”) and $100 million aggregate principal amount of its convertible senior notes due 2021 (the “notes”) in concurrent underwritten public offerings.  J.P. Morgan will serve as lead book-running manager for each of the common stock offering and the notes offering. The Company will grant the underwriters in the common stock offering an option for 30 days to purchase up to an additional 975,000 shares of common stock to

Moji releases brand new emojis in time for NFL football season

New York, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for NFL football’s season opener, emoji industry leader, Moji (AppMoji, Inc.), is releasing a brand new collection of emojis that capture the spirit of Denver Broncos defensive player Von Miller. Fans will be able to choose from dozens of Miller emojis to convey their reactions throughout the game tonight against the Carolina Panthers. The Von Miller emoji collection is available for purchase within the Moji app. Previously, Moji collaborated with NBA star Stephen Curry to develop a collection of emojis tailor made to represent the player. In both cases,

Bad Science Used to Block Americans’ Access to Life-Saving Technology, according to Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — “Science” is said to be dictating “evidence-based” policy with far-reaching effects on American life, but seriously flawed methods could lead to disastrous results, states Jane Orient, M.D., managing editor of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. The fall issue scrutinizes such methods, with specific application to affordable electricity, advanced X-ray imaging, and personalized medicine. We are doing it all wrong with regard to everything having to do with evidence, according to a book that is reviewed in the issue, Uncertainty: The Soul of Modeling, Probability & Statistics, by William Briggs. “We

CoLucid Pharmaceuticals Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CoLucid Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“CoLucid”) (Nasdaq:CLCD), a biopharmaceutical company that is developing lasmiditan oral tablets for the acute treatment of migraine in adults, today announced that it intends to offer and sell shares of its common stock. CoLucid also intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the shares of common stock sold in the public offering on the same terms and conditions. All of the shares of the common stock to be sold in the proposed offering will be sold by CoLucid. Piper Jaffray

Duluth Holdings Inc. Announces Second Quarter Financial Results

BELLEVILLE, Wis., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Duluth Holdings Inc. (dba, Duluth Trading Company) (“Duluth Trading” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:DLTH), a lifestyle brand of men’s and women’s casual wear, workwear and accessories, today announced its financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended July 31, 2016.  Highlights for the Second Quarter Ended July 31, 2016 Net sales increased 27.4% to $65.8 million compared to $51.7 million in the prior-year second quarter Gross margin increased 20 basis points (bps) to 59.1% compared to 58.9% in the prior-year second quarter Net income was $3.6 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, compared

Cherokee Global Brands Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results

GAAP revenues of $8.5 million GAAP net income of $1.5 million, or $0.17 per diluted share Non-GAAP net income of $1.9 million, or $0.22 per diluted share Cherokee Global Brands returned approximately $735 thousand to stockholders in the second quarter through share repurchases SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cherokee Global Brands (NASDAQ:CHKE), a global brand marketing platform that manages a growing portfolio of fashion and lifestyle brands, today reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 ended July 30, 2016. “As we advance through fiscal 2017, we are pleased with our ability to further

Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc. Announces Launch of Follow-on Public Offering

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Impac Mortgage Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT:IMH) (the “Company”) announced today that it has commenced an underwritten registered follow-on public offering of 2,500,000 shares of its common stock. In addition, the Company expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15 percent of the shares of common stock offered in the follow-on public offering at the public offering price. JMP Securities LLC is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering. A registration statement relating to these securities was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2017 and Recent Developments

–SUNRISE Top-line Data Accepted for Late-Breaking Oral Presentation at European Society of Medical Oncology Congress in October 2016 — — Avid First Quarter Revenue of $5.6 Million with Over $20 Million in Revenue Projected in Second Quarter  —             — Company Reaffirms Revenue Projection of $50 – $55 Million for Full FY 2017 with Growing Backlog of Business Currently at $71 Million — TUSTIN, Calif., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPHM) (NASDAQ:PPHMP), a biopharmaceutical company committed to improving patient lives by manufacturing high quality products for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and advancing its proprietary R&D pipeline, today

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A-Mark Precious Metals Enters Into New Employment Agreement with Thor Gjerdrum

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRK), a full-service precious metals trading company and an official distributor for all the major sovereign mints, has entered into a new three-year employment agreement with Thor Gjerdrum. As part of the agreement, Gjerdrum was promoted to the position of president, succeeding David Madge who was appointed to the new position of chief marketing officer. Gjerdrum has served as A-Mark’s EVP and COO since 2013, and as CFO from 2010 to 2013. Previously, Gjerdrum held a range of positions with two publicly traded telecommunications companies, including vice

Quotient Limited Announces Successful Validation of the Initial Manufacturing System for MosaiQ™ Microarrays

MosaiQTM manufacturing system operating in accordance with design requirements Ongoing evaluation of MosaiQTM methodology continues to demonstrate concordance levels in excess of 99.0% for key blood group antigen specificities JERSEY, Channel Islands, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Quotient Limited (NASDAQ:QTNT), a commercial-stage diagnostics company, today announced the successful completion of equipment validation of the initial manufacturing system for MosaiQ™ Microarrays. The manufacturing system consists of three key elements: i) the print system; ii) the wet process; and iii) the final assembly system. All three elements are operating in accordance with original design requirements, passing internal operational qualification. Quotient will