Day: June 15, 2018

Windstream Announces Debt Exchange Offers for Second Lien Notes

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Windstream Services, LLC (the “Issuer”) and Windstream Finance Corp. (the “Co-Issuer” and, together with the Issuer, the “Issuers,” “Windstream,” or the “Company”), are commencing certain debt exchange offers with respect to certain series of the Company’s senior notes. Windstream believes these debt exchange offers, if accepted, will provide the Company with an extended maturity profile and enhance its liquidity over the coming years. 2020 Exchange Offer The Company is offering to exchange (the “2020 Exchange Offer”) any and all of its

Alberta Business Community Raises $640,000 for 2018 CEO Rescue in the Rockies for STARS Fundraiser

CEOs “rescued” from mountaintop after achieving fundraising goals and completing survival challenges CALGARY, Alberta, June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS) is pleased to announce that the seventh CEO Rescue in the Rockies fundraiser has raised $640,000 to help STARS continue its mission of saving lives. Since 2011, the flagship fundraiser has seen the Alberta business community rally together and raise more than $5 million for STARS. The Alberta-based business leaders whose fundraising and wilderness skills were both put to the test included: Dave Mowat, president and CEO of ATB Financial; Gianna Manes, president and

Qorvo Announces Cash Tender Offers for Senior Notes

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Qorvo® (Nasdaq:QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today announced that it has commenced cash tender offers (the “Tender Offers”) for any and all of its 6.75% Senior Notes due 2023 (the “2023 Notes”) and up to $150,000,000 of its 7.00% Senior Notes due 2025 (the “2025 Notes” and collectively with the 2023 Notes, the “Notes”). Information related to the Notes and the Tender Offers is listed in the table below. Title of Notes     CUSIP Number   Aggregate Principal Amount Outstanding     Tender Cap

AbraPlata Announces DTC Eligibility of its OTCPK Common Shares and Change in Directors

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AbraPlata Resource Corp. (TSX.V:ABRA) (OTCPK:ABBRF) (Frankfurt:1AH) (“AbraPlata” or the “Company”), a company focused on advancing its Diablillos silver-gold project in Argentina, is pleased to announce that its common shares traded on the OTC Pink Sheets, under the symbol “ABBRF”, are now Depository Trust Company (“DTC”) eligible . The DTC, a subsidiary of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, manages the electronic clearing and settlement of publicly traded companies. Securities that are eligible to be electronically cleared and settled through the DTC are considered DTC eligible. This electronic method of clearing securities

Precipio Inc. Announces Adjournment of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Specialty diagnostics company Precipio, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRPO), announced today that the Company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, originally scheduled for 9:30 a.m., Eastern Standard Time on Friday, June 15th, 2018 at the offices of the Company at 4 Science Park, New Haven, CT 06511 was adjourned due to the fact that the percentage of shareholders participating in the proxy vote totaled approximately 45%, thereby not reaching the quorum of 50% required to conduct business and approve the measures. The meeting is rescheduled for July 6th, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time

Centenera Negotiates Debt Settlements

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Centenera Mining Corporation (“Centenera” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:CT) (OTCQB:CTMIF) announces that it has negotiated debt settlements with various arm’s length creditors (the “Debt Settlements”). Pursuant to the Debt Settlements and subject to acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV”), the Company has settled aggregate debt of $327,400 outstanding as at May 31, 2018, in consideration of the issuance to the creditors of 2,728,334 common shares of the Company a deemed issuance price of $0.12 per share. The Company also announces that, subject to acceptance by the TSXV, it has secured

EY Announces Patrick Maloney of Inspire as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Greater Los Angeles Award Winner

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EY today announced that Patrick Maloney, founder and CEO of Inspire, a leading clean energy technology company, won the Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Award in Greater Los Angeles for the Cleantech & Renewable Energy category. As the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, Entrepreneur Of The Year recognizes business leaders who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Patrick was selected by a panel of independent judges, and the award was presented at a special black-tie awards gala

Purpose Investments Inc. Announces Fund Name Changes and Confirms ETF Conversions

TORONTO, June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Purpose Investments Inc. (“Purpose”) is pleased to announce that Australian Banc Income Fund (TSX:AUI.UN) and Redwood Floating Rate Income Fund (TSX:ISL.UN) (formerly Voya Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund) (each a “Fund” and together, the “Funds”) have changed their names and lowered their management fees, effective June 14, 2018, and will change their trading symbols, effective June 18, 2018. Units of each Fund are currently listed and trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”), as indicated in the table below. Current Fund name New Fund name Classes ofunits Currenttrading symbol New tradingsymbol Redwood

Federman & Sherwood Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Unum Group

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Federman & Sherwood announces that on June 13, 2018, a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee against Unum Group (NYSE:UNM).  The complaint alleges violations of federal securities laws, Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5, including allegations of issuing a series of material or false misrepresentations to the market which had the effect of artificially inflating the market price during the Class Period, which is January 31, 2018 through May 2, 2018. Plaintiff seeks

Arizona Mining Announces AGM Results

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arizona Mining Inc. (TSX:AZ) (“Arizona Mining” or the “Company”) is pleased to report the results from its 2018 annual general and special meeting of shareholders held today. Shareholders voted in favour of all items put forward by the Board of Directors and management. Each of the nominees listed in Arizona Mining’s Management Information Circular dated May 15, 2018 was elected as a director. A summary of the results is as follows:   Votes For Votes Against Votes Withheld Name of Nominee Number % Number % Number % John Boehner 191,593,565 99.91%

Fairmont Royal York Hotel Workers Ratify Historic New Collective Agreement

TORONTO, June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Members of UNITE HERE Local 75 ratified a new collective agreement with the Fairmont Royal York Hotel Friday that represents the strongest agreement in Toronto’s hospitality sector. The four-year contract makes Fairmont Royal York workers the highest paid hotel workers in the GTA by far and includes a 14.5% wage increase and a retroactive bonus, more than triples pension contributions, significantly reduces housekeepers’ workloads, and substantiality increases retirement and other paid benefits for all workers. “With the 3% retro we won, I’ll be taking home a bonus of more than $1,000 right away.

LEAD PLAINTIFF DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $100,000 In Switch, Inc. To Contact The Firm

NEW YORK, June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Switch, Inc. (“Switch” or the “Company”) (NYSE:SWCH) of the August 10, 2018 deadline to seek the role of lead plaintiff in a federal securities class action that has been filed against the Company. If you invested in Switch common stock pursuant to the Company’s initial public offering (“IPO”) on October 6, 2017 and would like to discuss your legal rights, click here: www.faruqilaw.com/SWCH.  There is no cost or obligation to you. You can also contact us by calling Richard

RAMCO Properties Grants New CEO Brian Harper and New CFO Michael Fitzmaurice Inducement Awards Pursuant to NYSE Rule 303A.08

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RAMCO (NYSE:RPT) today announced that Brian Harper, the Company’s new President, Chief Executive Officer and Trustee, has been granted certain equity awards effective June 15, 2018 and that Michael Fitzmaurice, the Company’s new Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, will be granted certain equity awards effective June 18, 2018. The awards will be made pursuant to the Company’s employment agreements with Messrs. Harper and Fitzmaurice as a material inducement to joining the Company as executive officers. The awards made to Mr. Harper are as follows: (i) 176,195 restricted common

Consolidated Communications to Participate in Wells Fargo 5G Forum and in Non-Deal Road Show

MATTOON, Ill., June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNSL) announced it will participate in the Wells Fargo 5G Forum on June 21 in New York, N.Y.  Tom White, chief technology officer at Consolidated Communications, will participate in a panel discussion and join Steve Childers, chief financial officer, to host investor meetings. Bob Udell, president and chief executive officer of Consolidated Communications, and Steve Childers will participate in a non-deal road show, hosted by Wells Fargo, on June 19 in Chicago and on June 20 in New York City.            The investor presentation can be found on the

SSI SCHAEFER Implements High-Tech Distribution Center for IKEA

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IKEA is breaking ground on a new distribution center in Montreal that will service both United States and Canada. The new center will support current IKEA retail formats but the new center will allow the furniture retailer to compete in e-commerce and smaller retail formats with faster service and greater storage capacity. IKEA selected SSI SCHAEFER for the implementation. Core elements include an automatic shuttle warehouse design that utilizes the SSI SCHAEFER 3D-MATRIX Solution®, a high-bay warehouse (HBW) with 245,000 pallet storage locations, ergonomic multi-order-picking workstations, and the warehouse control software—WAMAS®. Traditional

Northview Apartment REIT Announces June 2018 Distribution

CALGARY, Alberta, June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northview Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:NVU.UN) announced its June 2018 monthly distribution in the amount of $0.1358 per trust unit. The distribution will be payable on July 16, 2018 to holders of trust units of record at June 29, 2018. CORPORATE PROFILE Northview is one of Canada’s largest publicly traded multi-family REITs with a portfolio of approximately 25,000 quality residential suites and 1.2 million square feet of commercial space in more than 60 markets across eight provinces and two territories. Northview’s well-diversified portfolio includes markets characterized by expanding populations and growing

Alder BioPharmaceuticals® Reports Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

BOTHELL, Wash., June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alder BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALDR), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of migraine, today reported the grant of inducement awards to Robert (“Bob”) Azelby, effective as of June 13, 2018. The compensation committee of Alder’s board of directors granted Mr. Azelby (a) an option to purchase 1,000,000 shares of common stock (the “Time-Based Option”) and (b) an option to purchase 150,000 shares of common stock (the “Performance-Based Option”), each pursuant to Alder’s 2018 Inducement Award Plan. The Time-Based Option will vest with respect to 25% of the

CAPREIT Announces June 2018 Distribution

TORONTO, June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (“CAPREIT”) (TSX:CAR.UN) announced today its June 2018 monthly distribution in the amount of $0.11083 per Unit (or $1.33 on an annualized basis). The June distribution will be payable on July 16, 2018 to Unitholders of record on June 29, 2018. To encourage participation and reward our loyal Unitholders, investors registered in our Distribution Reinvestment Plan will continue to receive an additional amount equal to 5% of their distributions paid in the form of additional Units. As one of Canada’s largest residential landlords, CAPREIT is a growth-oriented

PIMCO Municipal Closed-End Funds Announce Change to Non-Fundamental Investment Policy

NEW YORK, June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PIMCO Municipal Income Fund (NYSE:PMF), PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II (NYSE:PML), PIMCO Municipal Income Fund III (NYSE:PMX), PIMCO New York Municipal Income Fund (NYSE:PNF), PIMCO New York Municipal Income Fund II (NYSE:PNI), PIMCO New York Municipal Income Fund III (NYSE:PYN), PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund (NYSE:PCQ), PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund II (NYSE:PCK) and PIMCO California Municipal Income Fund III (NYSE:PZC) (each, a “Fund” and, collectively, the “Funds”), announced that, effective July 16, 2018, the Funds will rescind the following non-fundamental investment policy relating to residual interest bonds, also known as tender

Select Bancorp to Join Russell 3000® Index

DUNN, N.C., June 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Select Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:SLCT), the holding company for Select Bank & Trust Company, will be added to the Russell 3000® Index at the conclusion of the Russell US Indexes annual reconstitution, effective after the US market opens on June 25, 2018. FTSE Russell, a leading global index, data and analytics provider, posted its official preliminary lists of companies set to enter or leave the US broad-market Russell 3000® Index and the Russell Microcap® Index when the Russell US Indexes complete their annual rebalance after US equity markets close on Friday,