Day: August 1, 2018

GSA Invites Gaming Industry to its Technical Summit: Focus on Blockchain

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) announces its first gaming industry focused conference event: GSA Technology Summit – Focus on Blockchain.  The event is scheduled for November 8 – 9, 2018 in the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, NV. GSA invites our members and anyone active in the gaming industry – operators, regulators and suppliers – to this informative summit around Blockchain. The Blockchain technology – the second phase of the Internet – will have a dramatic impact on our lives and businesses. It is poised to revolutionize data sharing, security and

Precision Therapeutics Receives Approval of Delisting Request from German Stock Exchange

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Precision Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: AIPT) (“Precision” or “the Company”), a company focused on applying artificial intelligence to personalized medicine and drug discovery, has received confirmation from the Börse-Stuttgart Stock Exchange (the “Stuttgart Stock Exchange”) that the Stuttgart Stock Exchange will delist Precision Therapeutics’ stock, traded under the symbol “S1K1” in Germany. The Company contacted the Stuttgart Stock Exchange requesting delisting of any Precision Therapeutics securities on July 23, 2018. The Stuttgart Stock Exchange has formally announced the intent to delist the common stock of Precision Therapeutics, with the last day of trading to be September

Alamos Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results

TORONTO, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alamos Gold Inc. (TSX:AGI; NYSE:AGI) (“Alamos” or the “Company”) today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018 and reviewed its operating, exploration and development activities. “With near record production in the second quarter, we came in slightly ahead of expectations and remain well positioned to achieve full year guidance. This reflected another strong outperformance from Mulatos and Island Gold, with production guidance for both mines increased for the second consecutive quarter,” said John A. McCluskey, President and Chief Executive Officer.  “We’re also making excellent progress on the exploration

PDL Community Bancorp Announces Special Meeting of Stockholders

NEW YORK, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PDL Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:PDLB), parent of Ponce Bank, today announced that it will hold a special meeting of stockholders on October 30, 2018 to consider and vote upon a proposal to approve the PDL Community Bancorp 2018 Long-Term Incentive Plan.  Shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 14, 2018 will be entitled to vote at the special meeting.  About PDL Community Bancorp PDL Community Bancorp is the holding company for Ponce Bank. The Bank’s business primarily consists of taking deposits from the general public and investing those deposits,

Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (“Del Frisco’s” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ:DFRG) today announced that it upsized and priced an underwritten public offering of 11,250,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $8.00 per share for total expected gross proceeds of $90 million before underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated expenses. In connection with the offering, the Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,687,500 additional shares of common stock at the public offering price. The offering is subject to customary closing conditions and

Gentor Provides Corporate Update

TORONTO, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gentor Resources Inc. (the “Company”) (TSX-V – “GNT”) announces that it has called an annual and special meeting of shareholders of the Company (the “AGM“) to be held on August 31, 2018.  At the AGM, shareholders of the Company will be asked to consider and, if thought advisable, to authorize by means of a special resolution, the consolidation of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company (the “Common Shares“) by changing each two Common Shares into one Common Share.   In the event that shareholders pass the said special resolution at the

The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of MD, ORA and PCG

NEW YORK, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Klein Law Firm announces that class action complaints have been filed on behalf of shareholders of the following companies. If you suffered a loss you have until the lead plaintiff deadline to request that the court appoint you as lead plaintiff.         MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE: MD) Class Period: February 4, 2016 to July 27, 2017 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: September 10, 2018 The lawsuit alleges MEDNAX, Inc. made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose during the class period that: (1) the Company’s business model was not sustainable;

Acadian Timber Corp. Reports Second Quarter Results

Investors, analysts and other interested parties can access Acadian Timber Corp.’s 2018 Second Quarter Results via conference call or webcast on Thursday August 2, 2018 at 1:00PM ET, please dial 1-866-521-4909 toll free in North America (Canada and the USA), or for overseas calls, please dial 1-647-427-2311 at approximately 12:50PM ET. For those unable to participate, a taped rebroadcast will be available until midnight September 4, 2018. To access this rebroadcast, please dial 1-800-585-8367 or 1-416-621-4642 Conference ID #9495046.   All figures in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Acadian Timber Corp.

Lions Clubs International Foundation Launches Historic Capital Campaign

Oak Brook, Illinois (USA), Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oak Brook, Ill., USA, July 30, 2018 – Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) launched a comprehensive fundraising campaign July 3, 2018 at the annual Lions Clubs International Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The most ambitious fundraising effort in LCIF history, Campaign 100: LCIF Empowering Service℠ will span three years, with a goal of raising US$300 million by June 30, 2021. Campaign 100 will empower Lions to serve 200+ million people each year. Campaign 100 was built to support the needs of a changing world, by expanding Lions’

Sonos Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sonos, Inc. (“Sonos”), the creator of the wireless home sound system, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 13,888,888 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $15.00 per share. Sonos is issuing and selling 5,555,555 shares and the selling stockholders are selling 8,333,333 shares of common stock. In addition, Sonos and the selling stockholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,083,333 shares of common stock at the initial public offering price less underwriting discounts and commissions.

Exantas Capital Corp. Reports Results for Three and Six Months Ended June 30, 2018

NEW YORK, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Exantas Capital Corp. (NYSE: XAN) (“XAN” or the “Company”) (formerly known as Resource Capital Corp.) reports results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018. Significant Items and Highlights GAAP net income allocable to common shares and Core Earnings of $0.20 per common share-diluted for the three months ended June 30, 2018 (see Schedule I). Management anticipates the Company will declare a cash dividend of $0.15 per share on its common stock for the third quarter of 2018, which would be a 50% increase over the second quarter dividend of $0.10 per

King & Spalding’s New York Office Adds Seven Private Equity Lawyers

–  Jonathan Melmed, Enrico Granata and Ted Markson join as partners NEW YORK, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — King & Spalding today announced that Jonathan Melmed, Enrico Granata and Ted Markson have joined the firm as partners in the New York office. Melmed has a focus on the power, electricity, energy and core infrastructure sectors, with the balance of his practice involving transactions in a multitude of other sectors, including technology, real estate buyout, healthcare/life sciences and general industrials. Melmed will serve as co-chair, Global Private Equity and head of U.S. Power & Infrastructure. “Jonathan is one of the leading

Aegion Corporation Reports 2018 Second Quarter Financial Results

Management continues to target adjusted EPS growth of at least 30% in 2018; Exiting underperforming operations ST. LOUIS, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A PDF accompanying this announcement is available at Q2’18 earnings per diluted share were $0.24 compared to earnings per diluted share of $0.33 in Q2’17. Q2’18 adjusted (non-GAAP)1 earnings per diluted share were $0.34, improving from prior year earnings per diluted share of $0.33. Contract backlog as of June 30, 2018 remains strong at $738 million, driven by new orders in the quarter of $352 million and a record ending backlog position in North America CIPP. Aegion’s

QMX Gold Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement of Up to $1.25 Million

TORONTO, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — QMX Gold Corporation (“QMX” or the “Company”) (TSX:V:QMX) is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement of up to 12,500,000 units (the “Units”) of the Company at a price of $0.10 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $1,250,000 (the “Offering”). Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company (each, a “Common Share”) and one common share purchase warrant (“Warrant”) of QMX. Each Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to purchase one additional Common Share of the Company at a price of $0.15 per Common Share, for a period

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Prices Public Offering of Common Stock

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCRX) announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 9,090,910 shares of its common stock, offered at a price to the public of $5.50 per share.  The gross proceeds from this offering to BioCryst are expected to be $50 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by BioCryst.  BioCryst has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,363,636 shares of its common stock.  The offering is expected to close on or about August 6,

DIRTT Responds to Market Speculation

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DIRTT Environmental Solutions Ltd. (“DIRTT” or the “Company”) (TSX: DRT), an interior construction company that uses technology for client-driven design and manufacturing, understands that an article was published by Reuters today with respect to the Company. While DIRTT reaffirms its general practice not to comment on market rumour, the Company confirms that it is not currently in discussions with respect to any strategic transaction. DIRTT’s board of directors established a special committee of independent directors in response to an inbound non-binding transaction proposal received shortly after management changes were announced earlier this

Druva Named 2018 AWS Technology Partner of the Year at AWS Mumbai Summit 2018

PUNE, India, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Druva, one of the leading providers of cloud data protection and management solutions, announced today it was named Amazon Web Services (AWS) Technology Partner of the Year for India at the Partner Summit hosted as part of the AWS Mumbai Summit in May 2018. As part of Druva’s global expansion, India represents a large opportunity, and the AWS Partner Network (APN) Excellence Award recognizes Druva’s growth and cloud-native approach to address enterprise data management and compliance challenges in India and globally, using Druva’s Cloud Platform.  Druva has played a key role in

AxoGen, Inc. Reports 2018 Second Quarter Financial Results

Q2 Revenue of $20.6 million, representing 36% growth over prior year; reiterates full year 2018 guidance ALACHUA, Fla., Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AXGN), a global leader in developing and marketing innovative surgical solutions for peripheral nerves, today reported financial results and business highlights for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results and Recent Business Highlights Revenue of $20.6 million, up 36% compared to $15.2 million in the second quarter of 2017 Revenue from direct sales channel continues to grow above 40% and now accounts for approximately 80% of revenue Gross margin

Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. Welcomes Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance Rule Announced Today

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIIQ), a leading cloud-based technology platform and distributor of affordable individual and family health insurance and supplemental plans, today commented on the final rule entitled “Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance”, which was released on August 1, 2018, by the Department of the Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services (together, the Departments).  The rule will go into effect 60 days after it is published in the Federal Register. HIIQ welcomes the much-anticipated final rule restoring the maximum duration of Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance (STLDI) from

PIMCO Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Common Share Distributions

NEW YORK, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Boards of Trustees/Directors of the PIMCO closed-end funds (each, a “Fund” and, collectively, the “Funds”) have declared a monthly distribution for each Fund’s common shares as summarized below. The distributions are payable on September 4, 2018 to shareholders of record on August 13, 2018, with an ex-dividend date of August 10, 2018. Fund NYSE Symbol MonthlyDistributionPer Share PIMCO Corporate & Income Strategy Fund (NYSE:PCN) $0.112500 PIMCO Corporate & Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE:PTY) $0.130000 PIMCO Global StocksPLUS® & Income Fund (NYSE:PGP) $0.122000 PIMCO High Income Fund (NYSE:PHK) $0.080699 PIMCO Income Opportunity Fund