Day: July 11, 2018

Teekay Offshore Partners Announces Expiration and Final Results of Tender Offer for Any and All of Its 6.00% Senior Notes Due 2019

HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore or the Partnership) (NYSE:TOO) announced today, with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Teekay Finance Corp. (Finance Corp. and, together with the Partnership, the Issuers), the expiration and final tender results of their previously announced cash tender offer and related consent solicitation (the Offer) to purchase any and all of their outstanding $300 million in aggregate principal amount of 6.00% Senior Notes due 2019 (the Notes). The Offer expired at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on July 10, 2018 (the Expiration Time). The Issuers previously accepted for purchase

Focusing on Well-Being Sets the Stage for Sustainable Economic Growth

BCG Report Finds Countries That Are Better at Converting Wealth into Well-Being Posted Stronger Economic Growth over the Past Decade—and Bounced Back More Quickly from the 2008 Financial Crisis   BOSTON, July 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Countries that lead in generating well-being for their citizens tended to post faster economic growth and recover more quickly from recession in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. These were among the findings of a report released today by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Striking a Balance Between Well-Being and Growth: The 2018 Sustainable Economic Development Assessment. These findings run counter to the

OPEN MINDS To Feature Executives From Centene, Molina, Hazelden Betty Ford, Beacon Health Options & More At The 2018 OPEN MINDS Management Best Practices Institute

Gettysburg, PA, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPEN MINDS has announced the final agenda and featured faculty for the highly anticipated 2018 OPEN MINDS Management Best Practices Institute, taking place on August 14-17, 2018 at the Hilton Long Beach in Long Beach California. This year’s Institute will focus on the emerging clinical and management best practices needed for organizational sustainability in value-based reimbursement arrangements. Devan J. Cross, President of MHN, will kick-off the Institute with an opening keynote presentation, “Integration, The End Of The Carve-Out & The Importance Of Financing – The Health Plan Role In Facilitating “Whole Person” Care.” David K. White, Ph.D.,

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Longfor Group Holdings Limited Form New Cooperation to Invest in Rental Housing Programs in China

TORONTO, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Longfor Group Holdings Limited  (Longfor Group) are expanding their relationship to launch a new investment cooperation that will focus on rental housing programs in China with an initial targeted investment of approximately US$817 million. The new cooperation will invest in China across Tier I and core Tier II cities via developments, acquisition and master-lease of commercial assets to be converted into rental housing. “Demand for modern, quality rental housing amongst young professionals and new graduates in China is growing rapidly, and through this collaboration, we are

Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover Installed as 30th International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

HOUSTON, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With a commitment to excellence and a vow to uphold the grand legacy of its founders, Dr. Glenda Glover became the 30th International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Dr. Glover took the helm of the nation’s oldest Greek-letter organization established by African-American college women on July 12, 2018 in Houston, TX, following the group’s international conference. She will lead the storied organization for four years, 2018-2022, under the theme, “Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service.” “I am grateful to the membership for believing in my vision and truly humbled to lead such

BeeHighVE Inc. – Newfoundland and Labrador’s Craft Cannabis Licensed Producer – Coming Soon!

BeeHigh Vital Elements Inc., a local company about to become a Licensed Producer in the Province of NL, is backed by the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation Band and will expand on the First Nation Reserve in New Brunswick (NB). CORNER BROOK, Newfoundland and Labrador, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BeeHighVE Inc. signed an agreement, with the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation (FN) Band on June 17, 2018, which grants the company permission to move forward with plans to expand on the First Nation Reserve in NB.  The Band has also bought an ownership stake in BeeHighVE – showing full support

Sundance Energy Provides July 2018 Operational Update

DENVER, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sundance Energy Australia Limited (ASX:SEA) (NASDAQ:SNDE) (“Sundance” or the “Company”), a U.S. onshore oil and gas exploration and production company focused in the Eagle Ford in South Texas, today provided an update regarding the Company’s recent development activities. ProductionThe Paloma Ranch 7H well had a completed lateral length of 7,690’ and initiated flowback on 2nd June. Initial 30-day production (“IP-30”) results were 1,345 barrels of oil equivalent per day with oil representing 62% (or 829 barrels) of volumes. The Peeler Ranch 8HC and 9HC wells initiated flowback on 26th June and had completed

Faircourt Split Trust Announces Partial Redemption of Preferred Securities

TORONTO, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Faircourt Asset Management Inc., the Manager of Faircourt Split Trust (TSX:FCS.UN) (TSX:FCS.PR.C), announces today that $522,930.00 in aggregate principal amount of the Trust’s 6.00% outstanding Preferred Securities (the “Preferred Securities”) will be redeemed on July 31, 2018 (the “Redemption Payment Date”).  The record date of the Preferred Securities partial redemption is July 27, 2018. Proceeds from the Preferred Securities redemption will amount to $10.0500 for each $10.00 principal amount of Securities, being equal to the aggregate of (i) $10.00 (the “Redemption Price”), and (ii) all accrued and unpaid interest hereon to but excluding

Assembly Biosciences Announces Pricing of $144 Million Offering of Common Stock

INDIANAPOLIS and SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Assembly Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASMB) (“Assembly”), today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 4,000,000 shares of its common stock to the public at $36.00 per share. The offering is expected to close on or about July 16, 2018, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. The gross proceeds to Assembly from this offering are expected to be $144 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses payable by Assembly. Assembly has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional

Bhayana Management – Share Conversion

HOLLAND LANDING, Ontario, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This press release is being issued pursuant to National Instrument 62-103 – The Early Warning System and Related Take-Over Bid and Insider Reporting Issuers in connection with the filing of an Early Warning Report regarding the conversion of securities of Inscape Corporation (the “Corporation”), an Ontario corporation with its securities trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “INQ”. On July 11, 2018, pursuant to the articles of the Corporation and a stock control agreement dated December 9, 1997 among the Corporation, Bhayana Management Ltd. (“Bhayana Management”), Madan Bhayana, and

HEXO Announces Stock Option Grants to Directors, Officers and Employees

GATINEAU, Quebec, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Hydropothecary Corporation (“HEXO” or the “Company”) (TSX:HEXO) announces that it has made a grant of stock options under its stock option plan to certain of its directors and officers to acquire a total of 4,325,000 common shares of the Company. In addition, the Company has granted options to acquire an aggregate of 1,366,500 common shares of the Company to certain non-executive employees. All of the options are exercisable at a price of $4.89 per share. One-third of the options will vest on the one year anniversary of the date of grant

HMSHost Will Eliminate Plastic Straws by 2020

North American airport and travel venue restaurateur to end plastic straw use BETHESDA, Md., July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Your favorite North American airport restaurants and travel venues are eliminating plastic straws thanks to global restaurateur HMSHost. The company operates award-winning casual and quick-service dining locations at airports and motorways across North America. Approximately 100 million straws were used at HMSHost North American locations last year, but that will soon end. HMSHost announced the elimination of its plastic straw use by 2020. “At HMSHost, we believe that each of us can start somewhere to make our world a better

Share Conversion – Bhayana Management Ltd.

HOLLAND LANDING, Ontario, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bhayana Management Ltd. (“Bhayana”), a company controlled indirectly by Madan Bhayana, today converted 2,000,000 Class A Multiple Voting Shares into Class B Subordinated Voting Shares on a one-for-one-basis. The Class B Subordinated Voting Shares are listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange. (TMX:INQ) The share conversion will allow Mr. Bhayana to generate liquidity upon eventual sale of the Class B Subordinated Voting Shares. After the conversion, Bhayana together with its affiliates continues to hold 3,345,881 Class A Multiple Voting Shares, being all of the remaining issued and outstanding Class A Multiple Voting

Crystal Ravel Christened In Budapest

Miami, FL, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Less than two years ago, Crystal launched its first river ship, Crystal Mozart, marking the company’s grand entrance into Europe’s river cruising industry. Today, Crystal River Cruises welcomed its fifth ship and the newest member of the fleet, Crystal Ravel, during a christening ceremony in Budapest, Hungary. The World’s Most Luxurious River Cruise Line™ celebrated the occasion with Crystal’s President and CEO Tom Wolber; the ship’s godmother, Hungarian philanthropist and creator of the hit “Virtuosos” classical music talent show, Mariann Peller; and Crystal River Cruises’ Vice President and Managing Director Walter Littlejohn.

Big Dougie Capital Corp. Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO THE U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES CALGARY, Alberta, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Big Dougie Capital Corp. (the “Corporation“) (TSX Venture Exchange:STUV.P1) announces it has completed its initial public offering (the “Offering“) raising gross proceeds of $200,000, pursuant to a final prospectus dated April 13, 2018.  A total of 2,000,000 common shares in the capital of the Corporation (“Shares“) were subscribed for at a price of $0.10 per Share.  After completion of the Offering, the Corporation now has 12,000,000 Shares issued and outstanding, with the directors, officers and seed shareholders

Veritex Holdings, Inc. Announces Dates of Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

DALLAS, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Veritex Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:VBTX) (“Veritex” or “the Company”), the parent holding company for Veritex Community Bank, today announced that it plans to release its second quarter 2018 results after the close of the market on Monday, July 23, 2018. The earnings release will be available on the Company’s website, The Company will also host an investor conference call to review the results on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. Central Time. Participants may pre-register for the call by visiting and will receive a unique pin number, which can be used

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Target Capital Inc. Announces Completion of Rights Offering

CALGARY, Alberta, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Target Capital Inc. d.b.a. CBi2 Capital (“CBi2” or the “Corporation”) (TSXV:TCI) (CSE:TCI) is pleased to announce the completion of its previously announced rights offering (the “Rights Offering”) to holders (“Shareholders”) of common shares of CBi2 (“Common Shares”). Under the Rights Offering, Shareholders subscribed for and purchased an aggregate of 10,437,715 units (each, a “Unit”), of which an aggregate of 1,524,999 Units were purchased by insiders of the Corporation, at a price of $0.06 per Unit, resulting in gross proceeds to the Corporation of $626,265. Each Unit consists of one Common Share and

Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action against Farmland Partners Inc. and Certain Officers – FPI; FPI.B

NEW YORK, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Farmland Partners Inc. (“Farmland” or the “Company”) (NYSE:FPI) (NYSE:FPI.B) and certain of its officers.  The class action, filed in United States District Court, District of Colorado, and docketed under index 18-cv-01771, is on behalf of a class consisting of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired publicly traded Farmland Partners securities between May 9, 2017, through July 10, 2018, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”), seeking to recover damages caused by Defendants’ violations of the federal securities laws and to pursue

Perry Ellis Announces Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period

MIAMI, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Perry Ellis International (NASDAQ:PERY) (“Perry Ellis” or the “Company”) today announced that it had been granted early termination, effective as of July 10, 2018, of the 30-day waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”) in connection with the Feldenkreis transaction. The conclusion of the waiting period under the HSR Act satisfies one of the conditions to the closing of the pending transaction. The transaction remains subject to other customary closing conditions, including approval by Perry Ellis shareholders (including a majority of the shares owned by