Day: July 18, 2018

AlphaNetworks Announces the Future of Media on the Blockchain with AI, Gamification, Tokens, Rewards, and Premium Content

AlphaNetworks is creating the first global A.I. powered media platform combining cable, OTT, and online video with transparent economics, fair creator compensation, Proof of Engagement, and rewarding viewer, content owner, and advertiser experiences. SEOUL @ KOREA BLOCKCHAIN WEEK, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AlphaNetworks (https://alphanetworks.io/) today announced its video infrastructure powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain for the new era of media. The company’s digital framework provides creators, media companies and advertisers with applications for better video monetization, management and analytics.  “The media business is at an inflection point,” said Seth Shapiro, Founder and CEO of AlphaNetworks. “The

Is Your Organization Managed Care Ready? OPEN MINDS Announces New Executive Seminar Coming This August In Long Beach, CA

Gettysburg, PA, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPEN MINDS recently announced the details of their most recent executive seminar, Is Your Organization Managed Care Ready? An OPEN MINDS Executive Seminar On Provider Organization Planning & Positioning For Success. The seminar will be held on August 14, 2018, at the Hilton Long Beach Hotel in Long Beach, California. The seminar will be led by OPEN MINDS Senior Associate, Richard Louis, III, who will discuss essential best management practices and the internal departmental supports necessary to succeed in a high volume and outcomes driven managed care environment. “More and more community mental and social service organizations

H.B. Fuller Announces 2018 Analyst and Investor Day

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) announced that it will host its 2018 Analyst and Investor Day live and by webcast on Thursday, July 19, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., EDT, in New York City. The conference will feature remarks by President and CEO James Owens and key members of H.B. Fuller’s management team. The Company will discuss its approach to enabling the world’s best innovations and review its long-term strategic plan. The event audio and accompanying, synchronized presentations will be available to all interested parties via a simultaneous webcast at www.hbfuller.com

Evolus, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

IRVINE, Calif., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Evolus, Inc. (Nasdaq:EOLS) (“Evolus”) announced today the pricing of its public offering of 4,000,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $20.00 per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions.  The offering consists of 3,000,000 shares offered by Evolus and 1,000,000 shares offered by a selling stockholder of Evolus, resulting in aggregate net proceeds of approximately $56.4 million to Evolus and approximately $18.8 million to the selling stockholder, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and before offering expenses. Evolus will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares by

Cara Therapeutics Announces Pricing of $85.5 Million Offering of Common Stock

STAMFORD, Conn., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:CARA), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing new chemical entities designed to alleviate pruritus and pain by selectively targeting kappa opioid receptors, today announced the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 4,500,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $19.00 per share. The offering is expected to close on or about July 23, 2018, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.  The gross proceeds from the offering, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by Cara Therapeutics, are

First Western Financial, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

DENVER, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — First Western Financial, Inc., a financial holding company headquartered in Denver, Colorado (“First Western”), announced today the pricing of the initial public offering of 1,975,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $19 per share.  First Western is offering 1,625,527 of such shares, and certain non-insider selling shareholders of First Western are offering an aggregate 349,473 shares.  First Western has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 296,250 shares of its common stock.  First Western’s common stock is expected to begin trading on

Carbonite Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

BOSTON, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ:CARB), a leader in data protection, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of  4,765,157 shares of its common stock at the public offering price of $37.50 per share.  In addition, 698,080 shares beneficially owned by David Friend, a co-founder and director, have been offered by a selling stockholder at the public offering price.  Carbonite has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 819,485 shares of common stock offered by Carbonite in the public offering at the public offering price. The gross proceeds to

Farmers Capital Bank Corporation Announces Second Quarter Earnings

FRANKFORT, Ky., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT) (the “Company”) reported net income of $5.8 million or $.78 per common share for the second quarter and $11.5 million or $1.53 per common share for the six months ended June 30, 2018. Net income for the current quarter is up $206 thousand or 3.7% compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2018 and $1.4 million or 30.5% compared to the second quarter of 2017. On a per common share basis, this represents an increase of $.03 and $.18, respectively. Net income for the current six months

Private Bancorp of America, Inc. Grows to Over $700 Million in Assets

LA JOLLA, Calif., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Private Bancorp of America, Inc. (OTCQX:PBAM) Private Bancorp of America, Inc. (“PBAM”) announced quarterly earnings today including the financial results of its subsidiary, CalPrivate Bank (“Bank”) for the second quarter and first half of 2018.  PBAM continues to follow its strategy of organic growth and disciplined expansion in the coastal Southern California markets it serves.  Below are some highlights of the quarter and the year to date performance for the period ending June 30, 2018. Total Assets were a record $710,636,000; up 10% over the prior quarter and up 26% year

Purpose Investments Inc. Announces July Distributions

TORONTO, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Purpose Investments Inc. is pleased to announce the following distributions for the month of July 2018. The ex-distribution date for all ETFs is July 26, 2018, with the exception of the Purpose High Interest Savings ETF and the Purpose US Cash ETF, which have an ex-distribution date of July 31, 2018. The ex-distribution date for all Closed End Funds is July 30, 2018. Open-End Funds Ticker Symbol Distribution per share/unit Record Date Payable Date Distribution Frequency Purpose Core Dividend Fund – ETF Series PDF $0.08501 07/27/2018 08/08/2018 Monthly Purpose Enhanced Dividend Fund –

Constellation Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Constellation Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”)(Nasdaq:CNST), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company using its expertise in epigenetics to discover and develop novel therapeutics, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 4,000,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $15.00 per share, for gross proceeds of $60.0 million, before underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by the Company. In addition, the Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 600,000 additional shares of common stock at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions.

APWA and CPWA Host United States-Canada Infrastructure Roundtable on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, the American Public Works Association (APWA) and the Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA), with the support of the U.S. House Public Works & Infrastructure Caucus, hosted a bi-national infrastructure focused roundtable on Capitol Hill. Eleven prominent policymakers (including members of the U.S. Congress, the Parliament of Canada, agency and association officials) from both nations participated in the roundtable, sharing in a thought-provoking dialogue about infrastructure.  Participants were asked to discuss innovation, data and connected technology, rural infrastructure, trade and transportation, and green infrastructure, in their respective countries and communities. APWA President

GSO announces decrease of its shareholding in The Stars Group to less than 10%

NEW YORK, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GSO Capital Partners LP (“GSO”), in its capacity as investment manager or advisor of certain funds (the “GSO Funds”), announces that, as a result of the previously announced mandatory conversion by The Stars Group Inc. (“The Stars Group”) of all of its issued and outstanding convertible preferred shares (the “Preferred Shares”) into common shares (the “Common Shares”) of The Stars Group effective as of today (the “Preferred Share Conversion”), the beneficial ownership of the GSO Funds, and control or direction by GSO over, Common Shares decreased to less than 10% of the outstanding Common Shares.

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. Reports Preliminary Second Quarter Earnings of $0.97 Per Diluted Common Share

Preliminary Financial Results and Other Matters for the Second Quarter and First Six Months of 2018:  Significant Unusual Income or Expense Items: During the three months ended June 30, 2018, the Company recorded the following unusual item: the Company made valuation write-downs totaling $2.1 million on several foreclosed asset relationships, which is included in the Consolidated Statements of Income under “Noninterest Expense – Expense on foreclosed assets.”  These write-downs resulted from management’s decision, after marketing these assets for an extended period, to reduce the asking price for several parcels of land (subdivision ground, residential lots and commercial lots and undeveloped

Vigil Health Solutions Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

VICTORIA, British Columbia, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vigil Health Solutions Inc. (“Vigil” or the “Company”) (TSX-VEN:VGL) announced today that the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange”) has accepted a notice of intention to make a normal course issuer bid (the “Bid”) to purchase up to 760,638 common shares of the Company (representing up to 4% of the 17,984,006 common shares currently issued and outstanding). Purchases pursuant to the Bid may begin on July 24, 2018, and may continue until the earlier of July 24, 2019 and the date the Company completes its purchases. The common shares will be purchased

Huttig Building Products, Inc. Schedules Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Call

ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huttig Building Products (Nasdaq:HBP), one of the nation’s largest wholesale distributors of millwork and specialty building products used principally in new residential construction and home improvement, plans to release its second quarter 2018 financial results on Monday, July 30, 2018.  An earnings call with management is scheduled for Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time. Participants can listen to the call live via webcast by going to the investor portion of Huttig’s website at http://investor.huttig.com/news-and-events/investor-calendar. Participants can also access the live conference call via telephone at (866) 238-1641 or

Hagens Berman Alerts Investors in Newell Brands, Inc. (NYSE: NWL) to the August 20, 2018 Securities Class Action Lead Plaintiff Deadline

SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP alerts investors in Newell Brands, Inc. (NYSE:NWL) to the August 20, 2018 Lead Plaintiff deadline in the securities class action pending in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.  If you purchased or otherwise acquired NWL securities between February 6, 2017 and January 24, 2018 (the “class period”) and suffered losses contact Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP.  For more information visit: https://www.hbsslaw.com/cases/NWL or contact Reed Kathrein, who is leading the firm’s investigation, by calling 510-725-3000 or emailing NWL@hbsslaw.com. The complaint charges Defendants with

Active Victim Receives 2018 Entrepreneur Award from the Financial Policy Council

With its active shooter defense, safety and response training—designed to safeguard against active shooting scenarios—Active Victim demonstrates “outstanding service to the nation by saving valuable American lives.” TALLAHASSEE, Fla., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Dreamworks Media Company announces that its president, Nimish Mistry, has received the 2018 entrepreneur award for its brand, Active Victim, for path-breaking service to the nation from the New York City-based nonprofit, the Financial Policy Council. Mistry also is chairman of the Mistry Family Office. According to a statement by the Financial Policy Council, Active Victim demonstrates “outstanding service to the nation by saving valuable American lives.” Active Victim has pioneered the

Maricann Group Announces Private Placement of Units

Not for dissemination or distribution in the United States or through U.S. newswire services. TORONTO, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Maricann Group Inc. (CSE:MARI) (FRANKFURT:75M) (OTCQB:MRRCF) (“Maricann” or the “Company) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Canaccord Genuity Corp. and GMP Securities L.P., as joint bookrunners and co-lead agents (collectively, the “Agents”) pursuant to which the Company will issue on a marketed, “best efforts” private placement basis, up to $40,000,000 of units (the “Units”) of the Company at  a price of $1.60 per Unit (the “Offering”). Each Unit will consist of one common share (a

After 12 top five finishes, Ball finally wins 1st Bandit feature race

Blooming Prairie MN, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (Salem IN July 2018) – Justin Ball was just in time.   The Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series veteran shook off the ghosts of past feature races to win his first ever a-main Saturday night at Salem Speedway.   “It’s been a long time coming!” Ball (#17) said.  “I can finally put a rest to (Bandit announcer) Adam Otwell’s question of ‘Is tonight going to be the night?’  Well, Adam, tonight’s the night!”   Ball held off current points leader Ricky Rude (#14), who finished second.   “I’ve still got a