Day: August 16, 2018

Saputo Completes the Sale of Its Koroit Plant in Victoria, Australia

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Saputo Inc. (“Saputo” or the “Company”) (TSX:SAP) completed today the transaction announced on July 17, 2018 and sold its Koroit plant in Victoria, Australia to Bega Cheese Limited (ASX:BGA). The selling price of approximately CDN$244 million (A$250 million) was received in cash at closing. This divestiture was required pursuant to the undertaking entered into with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in connection with the acquisition of the activities of Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited completed on May 1, 2018. About Saputo Saputo produces, markets, and distributes a wide array of dairy products of

TransCanada Does Not Endorse Mini-Tender Offer by TRC Capital

CALGARY, Alberta , Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — News Release — TransCanada Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) has been notified of an unsolicited mini-tender offer by TRC Capital Corporation (TRC Capital) to purchase up to 2,500,000 common shares of TransCanada, representing approximately 0.28 per cent of TransCanada’s outstanding common shares at a price of CDN $55.35 per common share. TransCanada does not endorse this unsolicited mini-tender offer. Shareholders are cautioned that the mini-tender offer has been made at a 4.32 per cent discount to the closing price of TransCanada’s common shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange on August 14,

Global Retail Ready Packaging Market is expected to reach Value of USD 81.82 Billion By 2024 – Zion Market Research

According to the report, global retail ready packaging market was valued at approximately USD 61.10 billion in 2017 and is expected to generate revenue of around USD 81.82 billion by the end of 2024, growing at a CAGR of around 4.26% between 2018 and 2024. New York, NY, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Retail Ready Packaging Market – by Type (Modified Cases, Plastic RRP, Die-Cut Display Boxes, Shrink-Wrapped Trays, and Others), by End-User (Beverage Industry, Food Industry, and Non-Food Industry): Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2017 – 2024”.

HighQ providing legal technology experience to University of Melbourne Law School

LONDON, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HighQ has cemented a unique partnership to assist the University of Melbourne Law School in the creation of a collaborative educational project for first-year students. Melbourne Law School aims to expose about 400 law students to legal technology they might use in a future legal career. HighQ, a market leader in providing collaborative software to the legal industry, will host the new subject, Disputes and Ethics, on its Collaborate platform. The subject will include 70 different teams organised into law firms working on a fictional legal dispute. The HighQ platform will allow integrated

Luther Burbank Corporation Announces Common Stock Repurchase Plan and Collateral Review of West Coast Fire Affected Areas

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Luther Burbank Corporation (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LBC), the holding company for Luther Burbank Savings (the “Bank”), today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $15.0 million of Luther Burbank Corporation’s common stock.  The timing and exact amount of Luther Burbank Corporation’s repurchases will be subject to various factors, including the Company’s capital position, liquidity, financial performance and alternative uses of capital, stock trading price, and general market conditions, and it may be modified, suspended or terminated at any time without notice. Luther Burbank Corporation also

SIMEX announces partnership with Prime Trust Company

American Retail Group Inc. (aka Simex Inc.), the public corporation organized in the State of Nevada, USA LAS VEGAS, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Prime Trust is a US financial institution and chartered trust company registered in the state of Nevada that provides SEC qualified custodian and escrow services, as well as standard and custom trust services partnered with SIMEX, a US multifunctional digital assets exchange platform. Vissilli Oxenuk, President of SIMEX says:“Our cooperation with Prime Trust will allow us to empower SIMEX as multifunctional platform specializing in various services for work with cryptocurrencies and tokens, to provide customers

TiE Rockies Funding Tops $1.25M for 2017-18

Over the last three years, the organization has funded over $1.2M and facilitated $18M in investments in TIE companies including TIE Global Alliance investments Denver, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TiE Rockies, the Colorado chapter of TiE Global, a nonprofit venture devoted to entrepreneurs in all industries, at all stages, from ideation to exit, today announced that the organization surpassed $18 million in funding over the past three years, including $1.25 million in direct funding during the last year. “At TiE Rockies, our focus is on generating and nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurs in Colorado and throughout the

Purpose Investments Inc. Announces Results of Meetings of Securityholders Relating to Fund Mergers

TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This press release is not for dissemination in the United States or for distribution to U.S. news wire services. Purpose Investments Inc. (“Purpose”) is pleased to announce that the special meetings relating to the approval of the following previously announced mergers (the “Mergers”) were held today. These Mergers are a continuation of Purpose’s efforts to enhance and improve its product lineup, and ensure investors have access to the best solutions to help drive better portfolio outcomes. Accordingly, the following Mergers will take effect on or about August 27, 2018: TERMINATING FUND   CONTINUING

Critical Control Announces Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Critical Control Energy Services Corp. (TSX: CCZ.PR.A) today reported its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018. “Management is actively engaged to improve efficiency, reduce cost and increase profitability,” said Alykhan Mamdani.  “Management is confident that the growth from its key strategic initiatives are the foundation of future profitability.” Revenue                        Key strategic Cloud based software generated $2.0 million in the second quarter of 2018, a growth of 4% fueled by market penetration in the United States, which increased by 67% compared to the comparative period in 2017.

Amyris Announces Launch of Secondary Offering by Certain Selling Stockholders

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS) (“Amyris” or the “Company”), a leader in the development and production of sustainable ingredients for the Health & Wellness, Clean Beauty and Flavors & Fragrances markets, today announced that certain of its existing stockholders (the “selling stockholders”) intend to offer up to approximately 7.4 million shares of the Company’s common stock in an underwritten secondary offering. In addition, one of the selling stockholders intends to grant the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the shares offered in the secondary offering. In connection with

Fortress Blockchain Corp. Announces Closing of Qualifying Transaction

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fortress Blockchain Corp. (formerly Focused Capital II Corp.)(the “Company”) is pleased to announce the closing of its Qualifying Transaction, as defined under the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”) pursuant to the business combination agreement between the Company and Fortress Blockchain Capital Corp. (“Fortress”) dated March 21, 2018, as amended (the “Transaction”).  The Transaction involved the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Fortress by way of a three-cornered amalgamation. As part of the Transaction, Fortress amalgamated with 1171054 B.C. Ltd. to form “Fortress Blockchain Capital Holdings

Domo Announces Timing of its Second Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results Conference Call

SILICON SLOPES, Utah, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Domo, Inc. (Nasdaq: DOMO), the cloud-based operating system for business, today announced that results for its second quarter fiscal 2019 (ended July 31, 2018) will be released on Thursday, September 6, 2018, after the close of the market. The company will host a conference call at 3:00 p.m. (MT) / 5:00 p.m. (ET) to discuss its financial results with the investment community. A live webcast of the event will be available on the Domo Investor Relations website at http://ir.domo.com. A live dial-in is available domestically at (877) 491-5762 and internationally at

Aptitude Media, CPA Advertising Network, Makes Inc. 5000

Ranks 1105 on 2018 List, #18 in Austin AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aptitude Media, a digital advertising network specializing in cost-per-action lead generation and customer acquisition, has made their first appearance on Inc. 5000’s prestigious list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. The company is now ranked at 1105. Locally, it cracked the top 20 in Austin, landing at number 18. Founded in early 2014 by longtime friends Tom Ugarte and Chris von Wiesenberger, the years of hard work, long hours, and fantastic clients seem to have paid off: Aptitude Media reported 2017 revenue of

Koss Corp. Fourth Quarter Net Sales Up 16%

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Koss Corporation (NASDAQ SYMBOL: KOSS), the U.S. based high-fidelity headphone company, has reported its fourth quarter results for the quarter and year ended June 30, 2018. Sales for the fourth quarter were $7,238,260, which is a 15.9% increase from sales of $6,243,863 for the same three month period one year ago. The three month net income was $347,029, compared to a net loss of $70,377 for the fourth quarter last year. Diluted and basic income per common share for the quarter was $0.05 compared to diluted and basic loss per common share of $0.01

Northern Power Systems Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results

Business Highlights: Continued delays in the clarification of the Italian feed-in-tariff continue to negatively impact our revenue in our first half of 2018 as compared to the same period in 2017.  The release of a revised Italian feed-in-tariff has been delayed since July of 2017.  We continue to expect further delays in such policy being clarified until at least the fourth quarter of 2018. Successfully completed a convertible note capital raise in August of 2018, raising $2.0 million, of a potential $2.75 million financing.  New and existing investors participated in the round to support growth in our energy storage business

Antares Pharma Announces FDA Approval of Generic EpiPen Utilizing VIBEX Auto Injector

Teva’s Epinephrine Auto Injector Product Deemed AP Rated and Fully Substitutable at the Pharmacy EWING, N.J., Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Antares Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATRS) (“Antares”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd.’s (“Teva”) epinephrine auto injector drug-device combination product indicated for emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions including those that are life threatening (anaphylaxis) in adults and certain pediatric patients.  Our partner Teva filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) seeking FDA approval of the product as a generic substitute of Mylan’s branded product EpiPen®.  Teva’s drug-device combination

Year after massive hurricanes, time to prepare again

Interstate Restoration offers ‘7 steps to readiness’ FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Almost exactly a year ago, Hurricane Harvey became the first of back-to-back-to-back storms that devastated much of Texas, the Southeast U.S., and the Caribbean Islands. Interstate has devoted countless manhours and resources to the recovery from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, and now Interstate says it is time for businesses and individuals to check their level of hurricane preparedness. Hurricane season officially began June 1, but the peak season is late August through September. Interstate encourages anyone along the Gulf of Mexico and up

California BanCorp Completes Private Offering of Common Stock

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — California BanCorp (OTCQX: CALB) (“CALB”), the holding company for California Bank of Commerce, today announced the closing of a successful private placement with certain accredited investors for the issuance and sale of a total of 1,177,000 shares of common stock for estimated gross proceeds of $25.0 million.  The proceeds will be used for early retirement of $11.5 million of holding company capital loans with the remainder used for other general corporate purposes. “We are very pleased with the outcome of our private placement, which generated broad based support from high-quality investors.  The

America's Car-Mart Reports Diluted Earnings per Share of $1.53 on Revenues of $164 Million

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — America’s Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRMT) today announced its operating results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019. Highlights of first quarter operating results: Net earnings of $10.9 million – $1.53 per diluted share vs. net earnings of $7.0 million – $.90 per diluted share for prior year quarter Income tax benefit related to share-based compensation of $943,000 ($.13 per diluted share) compared to $172,000 ($.02 per diluted share) for the prior year quarter Revenues of $164 million compared to $146 million for the prior year quarter, current quarter includes a $1.8

American Council on Exercise Board of Directors Elects Shannon Fable as Chair

San Diego, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shannon Fable, Vice President of Fitness Programming for the FIT4MOM® franchise, has been elected by American Council on Exercise’s (ACE) board of directors as chair of the board. She will preside over the 501(c)3 nonprofit for one year. In five years of service on ACE’s board of directors, Fable has enabled the organization to maintain steady focus on growing its ranks of ACE-Certified Professionals®, a number that now exceeds 75,000, and includes the rapid growth of ACE-Certified Health Coach®. Fable has also been an instrumental volunteer force in ACE’s expanded programming in