Day: February 6, 2018

Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp. Reminds Warrant Holders of February 15, 2018 Expiry Date

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION TO UNITED STATES VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp. (d/b/a Wheaton Income) (TSX.V:CBW) (“Wheaton Income” or the “Company“) wishes to remind holders of the Company’s common share purchase warrants issued on June 29, 2017 (the “Warrants”), which have been trading under the symbol “CBW.WT”, that the Warrants are scheduled to expire at 4:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on February 15, 2018. As previously announced, the Company has elected to accelerate the expiry of the Warrants which were originally issued on June 29, 2017.

Siemens-Aspen Community College STEM Awards Recognize Outstanding Education for High-Demand Jobs

Washington, DC, Feb. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Aspen Institute and the Siemens Foundation today announced the eight-winning community college STEM programs of the first Siemens-Aspen Community College STEM Award, in recognition of the outstanding preparation and education those programs provide students seeking careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Each of the winning programs will receive a $50,000 award to use for bolstering their programs, attracting new talent and providing student scholarships.  The winning STEM programs range from nursing to telecommunications technology, and are hosted at the following community colleges: Broward College, Central New Mexico Community College,

RootMetrics Releases Latest Review of Mobile Performance in the US: Verizon Takes Top Honors for Ninth Consecutive Testing Period While AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile Improve Speeds at Metro Level

Bellevue, Wash., Feb. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verizon sweeps mobile performance awards at the national level, including five outright wins Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint share the National Text Performance RootScore Award for the second consecutive testing period AT&T improves tally of network speed awards across state and metro testing T-Mobile makes big network speed and data performance improvements at the metro level RootMetrics®, the independent source for real-world mobile performance comparison, today announces the release of its second half 2017 Review of Mobile Network Performance in the US, the most comprehensive summary of mobile network performance across the country.

RootMetrics® ranks Verizon’s network #1 in the nation for a record ninth time in a row

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The nation’s most rigorous, independent scientific study has recognized  Verizon as the #1 wireless network in the country for a record ninth consecutive time. According to RootMetrics’ new National RootScore® Report, released today, Verizon was again unbeaten in every category including overall performance, reliability, data, speed, call and text network performance.  According to the report “Verizon’s performance in our national testing was once again outstanding and far stronger than that of any other carrier.” “Verizon shines at the national level, winning or sharing awards in all six categories… A remarkable achievement:

Arcturus Therapeutics Issues Statement

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arcturus Therapeutics Ltd. (NASDAQ:ARCT), a leading RNA medicines company, today issued the following statement in response to the 13D filing issued by Joseph E. Payne: We are aware of the 13D filing by Joseph E. Payne, Arcturus’ former President and Chief Executive Officer, who was terminated on February 1, 2018 for conduct that our Board of Directors deemed to be contrary to the best interests of the Company and its shareholders. Our Board believes that Mr. Payne has demonstrated that he is unable to put the needs of the company and its

DMG Blockchain Solutions Inc. and Aim Explorations Ltd. File Filing Statement and Receive TSXV Conditional Approval Regarding Qualifying Transaction

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aim Explorations Ltd. (TSX-V:AXN.P) (“AIM” or the “Company“), a capital pool company, is pleased to announce that it has filed a filing statement (the “Filing Statement“) dated February 6, 2018 regarding its proposed qualifying transaction (the “Qualifying Transaction“) with DMG Blockchain Solutions Inc. (“DMG“) and received conditional approval from the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV“) for the Qualifying Transaction.  The Company’s proposed transaction with DMG will constitute a “Qualifying Transaction” as defined in the policies of the

Euronet Worldwide Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results

LEAWOOD, Kan., Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (“Euronet” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:EEFT), a leading electronic payments provider, reports fourth quarter and full year 2017 financial results. Euronet reports the following consolidated results for the fourth quarter 2017 compared with the same period of 2016: Revenues of $604.6 million, a 16% increase from $519.8 million (10% increase on a constant currency(1) basis). Operating income of $41.1 million, a 29% decrease from $58.1 million (35% decrease on a constant currency basis). Adjusted operating income(2) of $73.6 million, a 27% increase from $58.1 million (20% increase on a constant

Spire Global Inc. a leading space to cloud data analytics company and the Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST) today announced a strategic partnership to help both firms further extend their impact in the South Pacific area

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CSST is planning to use Spire’s Automatic Identification System (AIS) data collected from its ever increasing constellation of satellites to drive multiple impactful use cases in maritime situational awareness throughout the South Pacific Ocean and beyond. “We are very excited to partner with Spire and promote this innovative technology across a wide number of industries in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands,” says Rafael Kargren, CSST’s Director of Operations. “Everything in this part of the world depends on reliable ship transportation, therefore the use of AIS technology is becoming a necessity. We

Design News Honors Winning Products and Companies at the 2018 Golden Mousetrap Awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Design News, the horizontal engineering space’s leading industry publication, today announced the 2018 Golden Mousetrap Award winners including the Gadget Freak of the Year and winners in 15 different award categories. The Golden Mousetrap Awards recognize innovation in engineering and are selected by Design News’ editorial team based on the level of innovation, benefits to user and market differentiation. Winners were announced at the annual awards ceremony, which took place on February 6, 2018, alongside Pacific Design & Manufacturing West, the nation’s largest advanced design and manufacturing event. To learn more

Halcón Resources Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering

Houston, TX, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —                                                                                                          Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) (“Halcón” or the “Company”), today announced that it has priced a public offering of 8,000,000 shares of its common stock (the “offering”) for anticipated gross proceeds (before underwriters’ fees and estimated expenses) of approximately $55.2 million, or $6.90 per common share. The underwriters have an option for 30 days to purchase up to an additional 1,200,000 shares of common stock from the Company. The Company intends to use net proceeds from the offering to fund a portion of the purchase price for its recently announced acquisition of

WestKam Gold Announces Stock Option Grant

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WestKam Gold Corp. (TSX-V:WKG) (the “Company” or “WestKam”) today announced that, pursuant to the Company’s Stock Option Plan, it has granted a total of 22,400,000 incentive stock options to directors, officers and consultants of the Company.  The options are exercisable at a price of $0.05 per option share until February 6, 2023. About WestKam Gold Corp.WestKam is a Canadian gold exploration company focused on developing the Bonaparte Gold Project near Kamloops, British Columbia.  Additional information can be found on the Company’s website at  ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Private Investment Group Acquires Controlling Interest in the V2T Roof System

Charlotte, NC, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Consistent year-over-year growth, expanding market acceptance, and solid system performance have led a group of private investors to acquire a controlling interest in V2T Technology LLC, the company that sells the V2T Roof System.  With new leadership from Patrick Murphy, one of the investors, the company seeks to accelerate its application in the low-slope commercial roofing industry. Patrick “Pat” Murphy brings over 30 years of experience in distributing building products. He began in 1988 with Best Distributing Co., which he helped grow from a single location to 15 branches over three states.

United Hunter Oil & Gas Corp. Announces a Follow on Non-Brokered Private Placement and Closing of the First Tranche  

TORONTO, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — United Hunter Oil and Gas Corp. (TSX-V:UHO) and Frankfurt (UHO:A118VK) (“UHO” or the “Corporation”) announces a follow on non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”) of up to 10,000,000 common shares of the Corporation (the “Common Shares”) at a price of $0.10 per Common Share for gross proceeds of up to $1 million. Private Placement The Private Placement offering of up to 10,000,000 Common Shares at a price of $0.10 per Common Share for gross  proceeds  of  up  to  $1,000,000  is a non-brokered offering and the  Corporation  may  pay  finder’s  fees  in accordance with

MB Financial, Inc. Announces Date of Annual Meeting of Stockholders

CHICAGO, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MB Financial, Inc., (Nasdaq: MBFI) announced today that its Annual Meeting of Stockholders will take place at 8:30 a.m., CDT, on May 16, 2018, at its MB Financial Center office, 6111 North River Road, Rosemont, Illinois. MB Financial, Inc. is the Chicago-based holding company for MB Financial Bank, N.A. (“MB”) which has approximately $20 billion in assets and a more than one hundred year history of building deep and lasting relationships with middle-market companies and individuals.  MB offers a full range of powerful financial solutions and the expertise and experience of bankers who are

Algeco Scotsman Announces Pricing of Notes Offering

BALTIMORE, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Algeco Scotsman Global S.à r.l. (“A/S Global” and, together with its subsidiaries, “Algeco Scotsman”), today announced that it has successfully priced a notes offering by two of its affiliates. Algeco Scotsman Global Finance plc priced its offering of senior secured notes (the “Senior Secured Notes”) which consist of the following tranches: €600,000,000 Senior Secured Fixed Rate Notes due 2023, to be issued with a coupon of 6.50% per annum and a yield to maturity of 7.00%; $520,000,000 Senior Secured Fixed Rate Notes due 2023, to be issued with a coupon of 8.00% per

Toscana Energy Announces Sale of Non-Core Properties

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Toscana Energy Income Corporation (“Toscana Energy” or the “Company”) (TSX:TEI) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement to sell a portion of its non-core, non-operated natural gas weighted assets in West Central Alberta (the “Assets”) to a private company for total cash consideration of $4.75 million subject to normal industry conditions. These assets have current net production of approximately 200 boe/d (75% gas). Proceeds of this sale will be initially utilized to reduce the Company’s outstanding credit facilities and then redirected towards expanding its large

InterRent REIT Announces Internalization of Property Management

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OTTAWA, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — InterRent Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:IIP.UN) (“InterRent” or the “REIT”) announced today that it has entered into an agreement (the “Asset Purchase Agreement”) with CLV Group Inc., the REIT’s external property manager (“CLV Group” or the “Property Manager”), to internalize the REIT’s property management function (the “Internalization” or the “Transaction”).  As a result of the Internalization, the property, asset and project management fees payable by the REIT under its existing property management agreement will be eliminated. The Transaction

Wine Trade War Not the Answer to Alberta-B.C. Dispute

Toronto, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Restaurants Canada is opposed to the Alberta government’s decision to punish small businesses and consumers in a dispute over the Kinder-Morgan pipeline. It is using Alberta consumers and B.C. businesses as pawns and dragging them into and pitting them against each other in a provincial trade war. Ordering the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission to immediately halt B.C. wine imports to Alberta is a reckless decision. Average citizens will pay for this snap judgement. If restaurants choose not to put a certain wine on their menu, that is their choice. But the precedent

Premier Diversified Holdings Inc. Announces Additional Sale of Shares of Russell Breweries Inc.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Premier Diversified Holdings Inc. (“Premier” or the “Company“) (CSE:PDH), announces that it has disposed of a total of 10,256,000 Common shares (“Russell Shares“) of Russell Breweries Inc. (“Russell“), representing 11.76% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Russell. The disposition took place through the TSX Venture Exchange on February 6, 2018. Prior to the disposition, Premier held 11.76% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Russell and following this disposition it holds no Russell Shares and has no remaining interest in any securities of Russell. Premier received $0.01 per

HealthEquity Reports Year-End Sales Metrics

DRAPER, Utah, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HealthEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ:HQY) (“HealthEquity” or the “Company”), one of the nation’s largest health savings account (“HSA”) custodians, today announced HSA Member and custodial assets as of its fiscal year ended January 31, 2018. The total number of HSAs for which it serves as a non-bank custodian (“HSA Members”) as of January 31, 2018 was 3.4 million, an increase of 24%, from 2.7 million as of January 31, 2017. Total custodial assets held by HSA Members as of January 31, 2018 was $6.8 billion, an increase of 35% from $5.0 billion a year earlier. Jon Kessler, President