Day: March 16, 2018

Lysander Funds Limited Announces Filing of Meeting Materials Relating to Restructuring of Canso Select Opportunities Fund

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lysander Funds Limited (“Lysander”) announced today that, following its February 1, 2018 announcement of its intention to restructure Canso Select Opportunities Fund (the “Fund”), it has filed on SEDAR a Notice of Special Meeting and Management Information Circular (the “Circular”) in respect of a special meeting (the “Special Meeting”) of holders of the Fund’s Class A and Class F units (the “Unitholders”) as of March 6, 2018 to be held on April 12, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. (Toronto time) in Toronto, Ontario. The Special Meeting has been called for the purpose

Sphere 3D Announces Warrant Exchange to Simplify Capital Structure

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sphere 3D Corp. (NASDAQ:ANY), a containerization, virtualization, and data management solutions provider (the “Company”), today announced that it entered into warrant exchange agreements with certain existing holders of its outstanding warrants, pursuant to which the Company agreed to issue 1.1 common shares, no par value, of the Company (the “Common Shares”) for each warrant issued under certain purchase agreements entered into in March 2017 (the “Warrant Exchange”). The Warrant Exchange was a privately negotiated exchange under Section 4(a)(2) and Rule 144(d)(3)(ii) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for the surrender and

The John Marshall Law School Celebrates Diversity Week

Chicago, Illinois, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Last week, The John Marshall Law School in Chicago celebrated Diversity Week. Each year, the law school hosts a week of programming celebrating its diversity. This year’s theme was Live Law in Color. “To live law in color means to celebrate differences and the opportunity to view those differences through a common lens; to create and defend the rich, colorful tapestry of the law that includes and respects diversity of culture, perspectives and experiences; and to commit to making the law, our society and our world better and more inclusive,” said Troy

M. Bruce Chernoff Acquires Additional Shares of Petroshale Inc.

CALGARY, Alberta, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On March 15, 2018 Mr. M. Bruce Chernoff (“Chernoff“) indirectly acquired, through Alpine Capital Corp., an entity owned and controlled by him, ownership of 1,625,000 voting common shares (the “Acquired Shares“) of PetroShale Inc. (the “Corporation“) pursuant to the exercise of an equal number of warrants (“Warrants“) to purchase Common Shares at an exercise price of $0.75 per Common Share. Including the Acquired Shares, Chernoff owns and controls 58,253,083 Common Shares, representing approximately 36.6% of the currently issued and outstanding Common Shares (on a non-diluted basis) and approximately 29.4% of all issued

Firsthand Technology Value Fund Announces Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results, NAV of $23.83 per share

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVC) (the “Fund”), a publicly traded venture capital fund that invests in technology and cleantech companies, announced today its financial results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017. As of December 31, 2017, the Fund’s net assets were approximately $174.0 million, or $23.83 per share, compared with net assets of approximately $148.9 million, or $20.04 per share as of December 31, 2016. The Fund posted a gain of 18.91% in 2017 on the basis of NAV, and a gain of 16.82% based on stock price.

Microchip Technology CEO to Ring Nasdaq Closing Bell on March 19, 2018

CHANDLER, Ariz., March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (NASDAQ:MCHP) – Microchip Technology Incorporated, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Steve Sanghi, will ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell on Monday, March 19, 2018, recognizing Microchip’s 25 years as a Nasdaq-listed company and the 25th anniversary of Microchip’s IPO. Microchip’s IPO took place on March 19, 1993 at an offering price of $0.57 per share (as adjusted for all stock splits, but not adjusted for dividend payments).  Stockholders who have held Microchip’s stock throughout the 25 year period have

Matinas BioPharma Appoints Jerome D. Jabbour as Chief Executive Officer and Provides Corporate Update

Leadership appointment positions Company for next stage of value creation Successful outcome of meeting with FDA provided important insight and clarity for clinical development path forward for MAT2203 Conference call and live audio webcast to be held on March 19th at 8:30 a.m. ET BEDMINSTER, N.J., March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc. (NYSE AMER:MTNB), clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative anti-infectives for orphan indications, today announced the appointment of Jerome D. Jabbour, Co-founder and President of Matinas, as its Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) and a member of its Board of Directors, effective immediately. As part

Toscana Energy Announces Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results

CALGARY, Alberta, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Toscana Energy Income Corporation (“TEI” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:TEI) announces financial and operating results for the year ended December 31, 2017. Financial and operating results: The following summarizes information contained in the Consolidated Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion and Analysis (“MD&A”) for the year ended December 31, 2017. This news release should not be considered a substitute for reading the full disclosure documents, which are available on SEDAR at and on the Corporation’s website at                       Three months endedDecember 31 Year endedDecember 31   2017 2016

CADWorx® Plant webinar March 29h to discuss piping design for pharmaceutical, food and beverage, water treatment and other specialized industries

HOUSTON, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CADWorx & Analysis Solutions will host a webinar on March 29, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. CDT that will discuss greatly expanded and enhanced CADWorx Plant end type configurations for designing the specialized piping systems required for pharmaceutical, food and beverage, compressed air, water treatment and other non-energy industries. The webinar will demonstrate how to configure custom end types for accurate modeling, Isogen for accurate isometric drawings and other related deliverables. The webinar leader will be Werner Theron, CAD applications manager for Chempute Software, a CADWorx & Analysis Solutions Global Network Partner. For more

Winthrop Realty Liquidating Trust Announces Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2017

BOSTON, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Winthrop Realty Liquidating Trust (the “Company” or “Winthrop”) which was formed to complete the liquidation of the assets previously held by Winthrop Realty Trust, announced today it has filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017. Liquidating Trust Unitholders are reminded that on August 5, 2016 Winthrop Realty Trust transferred all of its remaining assets into the Company.  As previously disclosed, beneficial interests in the Company (“units”) are generally not transferable except by will, intestate succession or operation of law. Financial Results Liquidation Basis of Accounting The

Abeona Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results and Business Highlights

NEW YORK and CLEVELAND, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ABEO), a leading clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel cell and gene therapies for life-threatening rare genetic diseases, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter. The Company will host a call to update investors on recent clinical developments and year-end financial results on Tuesday, March 27th at 10:00 am (Eastern). Interested parties are invited to participate in the call by dialing 877-407-9210 (toll free domestic) or 201-689-8049 (International). “The past year was marked by several defining events in the company’s history, having advanced our two lead clinical

Nutritional High Announces Issuance of Stock Options in Association With Closing of Calyx Acquisition

TORONTO, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nutritional High International Inc. (the “Company” or “Nutritional High“) (CSE:EAT) (OTCQB:SPLIF) (FRANKFURT:2NU) is pleased to announce the recent granting of stock options in association with the closing of its previously announced acquisition of the assets of Calyx Brands, Inc. (“Calyx”). The Company is pleased to announce that the board has approved the issuance of an aggregate of 500,000 stock options (“Stock Options“) to Dakota Sullivan, Co-Founder and CEO of Calyx, who will continue to serve in an executive role with the Company going forward. The Stock Options were granted on March 15th, 2018

Parkland Announces Pricing of Senior Unsecured Notes

CALGARY, Alberta, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”) (TSX:PKI), North America’s fastest growing independent marketers of fuel and petroleum products, announced today the pricing of its previously announced private offering (the “offering”) of US$500 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2026 (the “notes”). The notes will bear interest at a rate of 6.0% per annum and were priced at par. Parkland intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay certain outstanding amounts borrowed under its credit facility. The closing of the offering is subject to customary closing conditions and is School and Law Enforcement Site Jumps 50% in Traffic Since Recent School Shootings!

Scottsdale, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HRBaer Media, LLC announced that its school hot line, a free community service, has received a 50% increase in traffic with many new schools and police departments signing up in the last 60 days, assumedly due to the current outbreak of school shootings. provides a completely anonymous email capability for students or parents to anonymously send leads and tips to schools, local police departments and/or government agencies. Over the years, there have been a number of potential suicides, drug dealings and bullying reported using Anonymous Tips. Numerous life threatening, and serious

JBS USA and Pinnacle Asset Management Announce Closure of JBS Five Rivers Sale

GREELEY, Colo., and NEW YORK, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — JBS USA and affiliates of Pinnacle Asset Management, L.P., previously announced on Jan. 17, 2018, an agreement on the sale of the U.S.-based cattle feeding assets and farms, collectively known as JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, from JBS USA to Pinnacle, in an approximately $200 million transaction. The transaction, as described in the announcement, was completed on March 16, 2018. About Pinnacle Asset Management, L.P. Founded in 2003, Pinnacle Asset Management, L.P., is a private, New York-based alternative asset management firm focused on the global commodities markets with approximately

CORRECTING and REPLACING – Houston Wire & Cable Company Reports Results for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2017

HOUSTON, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The company has issued a corrected press release to correct two incorrect dates in the Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows – 2016 and 2015 should be 2017 and 2016. Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) (the “Company”) announced operating results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2017. Selected quarterly results were: Sales of $82.1 million up 18.6% over 2016 Gross margin of 25.4% up 360 basis points Operating income of $3.0 million compared to a loss of $(1.6) million in 2016 Net income of $2.0 million compared to a net

IIROC Trading Halt / Suspension de la negociation par l'OCRCVM – BCR.H

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The following issues have been halted by IIROC / L’OCRCVM a suspendu la negociation des titres suivants: Company / Société : Bluerock Ventures Corp. TSX-Venture Symbol / Symbole à la Bourse de croissance TSX : BCR.H Reason / Motif : At the Request of the Company Pending News / À la demande de la société en attendant une nouvelle Halt Time (ET) / Heure de la suspension (HE)  16 :35 IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension of trading in a security of a publicly listed company, usually in anticipation of

Compeer Financial Announces 2017 Q4, Annual Report

Sun Prairie, Wis., March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Compeer Financial, a member-owned Farm Credit cooperative based in the Upper Midwest, announced financial results for year-end 2017, including record income, stable credit quality, and solid liquidity and capital. Compeer Financial began doing business on July 1, a result of a merger between 1st Farm Credit Services, AgStar Financial Services and Badgerland Financial. Due to the merger, earnings reflect the performance of AgStar Financial Services prior to July 1, 2017 and Compeer Financial after July 1, 2017. Compeer Financial reported net after-tax earnings of $264.9 million for the year. The cooperative reported year-end total assets of more

EEStor Completes First Tranche of Private Placement

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE U.S. TORONTO, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EEStor Corporation (“EEStor” or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:ESU) announced today that it has completed the first tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement raising gross proceeds of C$1,216,500 from the sale of 4,055,000 units.  Each unit was priced at C$0.30 and consisted of one common share and one common share purchase warrant.  Each common share purchase warrant entitles the holder to acquire one additional common share at a price of C$0.45 for a period of 24 months from

IIROC Trade Resumption / L'OCRCVM permet la reprise de la negociation – BCU

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Trading resumes in / Reprise des négociations pour : Company / Société : Bell Coper Corp. TSX-Venture Symbol / Symbole à la Bourse de croissance TSX : BCU Resumption Time (ET) /Reprise (HE):  8:00, March 19, 2018             IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension of trading in a security of a publicly listed company, usually in anticipation of a material news announcement by the company. Trading halts are issued based on the principle that all investors should have the same timely access to important company information. IIROC is the national self-regulatory