Tag: New York City

Willis Lease Finance Corporation Announces Preliminary Results of Its Modified Dutch Auction Tender Offer

NOVATO, Calif., Dec. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Willis Lease Finance Corporation (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:WLFC) today announced the preliminary results of its modified “Dutch auction” tender offer, which expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 16, 2015. Based on the preliminary information received from American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC, the depositary for the tender offer, a total of 643,821 shares of the Company’s common stock were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn at or below the purchase price of $18.00 per share. This total of 643,821 shares includes 7,081 shares of the Company’s common stock that, as

City National Bank to Increase Its Prime Interest Rate to 3.50 Percent

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — City National Bank today announced that it will increase its prime lending rate from 3.25 percent to 3.50 percent, effective December 17, 2015. About City National With $35.6 billion in assets, City National Bank provides banking, investment and trust services through 75 offices, including 16 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada, New York City, Nashville and Atlanta.  In addition, the company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $59.4 billion in client investment assets. City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), one of

BioShares Biotechnology ETFs Complete Semi-Annual Rebalance and Recomposition; Celebrate 1-Year Anniversary (Nasdaq: BBC, BBP)

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LifeSci Index Partners, LLC (“LSIP”), a New York City-based investment advisor and index provider, today announced the completion of its semi-annual rebalancing and recomposition for its BioShares Biotechnology exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which trade under the symbols BBC and BBP on Nasdaq. These passively-managed funds are designed to track their respective, rules-based indexes. The BioShares Biotechnology Funds are the only ETFs to separate Clinical Trials stage companies and Products stage companies into two distinct funds. The BioShares Biotechnology Clinical Trial Fund (Nasdaq:BBC) and BioShares Biotechnology Product Fund (Nasdaq:BBP) offer investors exposure to these

Happy Cheap Year! CheapTickets.com Reveals Top New Year’s Destinations Along With Ways to Save

Hotels Just Outside the Action Put New Year’s Travelers Near the Nation’s Biggest Celebrations Without Big City Price Tags Plus Save 10 Percent on Event Tickets on CheapTickets.com and Get a Chance to Win a Free New Year’s Eve Trip CHICAGO, Dec. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  Don’t let the high price of New Year’s Eve accommodations keep you from big city celebrations. CheapTickets.com®, a leading seller of discounted travel products, has identified the top ten destinations for ringing in 2016 and offers affordable nearby alternatives that let you stay close to the action without the hefty price tag.1 CheapTickets.com

Cybersecurity Ignorance is Big Risk for Law Firms & Corporate Counsel, ALM Legal Intelligence Analysts Find

Nearly one-third of law firms have not undertaken a formal information, security and privacy assessment. 95% of corporate counsel believe that cybersecurity breaches are becoming more frequent in their industries. 27% of corporate counsel and 47% of law firms say their companies do not regularly test their cybersecurity programs. NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  ALM Legal Intelligence’s inaugural cybersecurity study of law firms and corporate counsel has found legal professionals recognize that cyber-attacks pose an unprecedented danger to their clients and businesses, but struggle to implement adequate solutions to mitigate the threat. In two reports released today

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. Announces Two-for-One Stock Split

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFSI) (“the Company” or “AmTrust”) announced today that its Board of Directors approved a two-for-one stock split of the Company’s outstanding common stock.  The split will be implemented by way of a 100% stock dividend payable on February 2, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 19, 2016.  Each shareholder will receive an additional share of common stock for each share held as of the close of business on the record date.  “We are pleased to announce this two-for-one stock split, which is

Bob Woodruff Foundation Welcomes New Director of Operations and Finance

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Woodruff Foundation is pleased to welcome retired Navy Lt. Cmdr. Brett Morash, as its new director of operations and finance. Morash, who holds a doctorate in humanities from Salve Regina University, will fulfill many roles, from budget planning and accounting to overseeing event management and strategic planning. “Since retiring I have seen too many fellow veterans that I have served with impacted by war with an adverse impact on their mental health, employment options, and homelessness,” said Morash. “The Bob Woodruff Foundation is exactly the right organization to give veterans

Onconova to Host Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Key Opinion Leader Meeting on Wednesday, December 16, in New York City

NEWTOWN, Pa., Dec. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel products to treat cancer, today announced that the Company will host a Key Opinion Leader breakfast focused on the treatment landscape for myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), including the Company’s late-stage drug candidate, rigosertib, a small molecule Ras mimetic that inhibits cellular signaling. The event and live webcast will take place on Wednesday, December 16, from 8:00-9:30 AM Eastern Time in New York City. The meeting will feature presentations by Guillermo Garcia-Manero, M.D., Chief of the Section of Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Deputy

COPsync Aligns With Blue Alert Foundation to Launch Nationwide Police Protection Campaign

DALLAS, Dec. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — COPsync, Inc., (NASDAQ:COYN), which operates the nation’s largest law enforcement real-time, in-car information sharing, communication and date interoperability network, and the Blue Alert Foundation, developer of the National Blue Alert system to share information about threats to law enforcement officers and to apprehend those who make them, have joined forces to raise awareness of the recently signed “Blue Alert” law in the United States. On May 19, 2015, President Obama signed into law The Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu Blue Alert Act of 2015. Named for two New York City police officers killed

Shear Madness to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Dec. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What:  The cast of Shear Madness, America longest-running comedy, which just opened in NYC, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the success of its New York City debut with added holiday performances. In honor of the occasion, Bruce Jordan, director and Co-creator of SHEAR MADNESS, will ring the Closing Bell.  Where: Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Thursday, December 10th, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET         Shear Madness Media Contact: David Gersten917-576-7655David@davidgersten.com Nasdaq MarketSite: Emily Pan(646) 441-5120emily.pan@nasdaq.com Feed Information:

Code.org(R) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Dec. 08, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What:  Code.org®, a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science and to increasing participation in computer science by women and underrepresented students of color, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. The visit highlights Code.org’s global Hour of Code campaign during Computer Science Education Week (December 7-13, 2015). On Monday, Code.org, Google and Microsoft hosted a #HourOfCode kickoff pep rally at Nasdaq to underscore the tech industry’s commitment to an international movement that brings together more than 350 organizations, 191,000 educators and tens of millions of students in 180 countries this

Mobile Performance Rankings in New York City and Tri-State Area Reveal Verizon as Overall Winner

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RootMetrics®, the standard for independent mobile performance testing, today released new mobile performance results for New York City and Tri-State Area. For the second time in a row, Verizon won the Overall Performance RootScore award outright. Furthermore, the 2nd Half 2015 New York City And Tri-State Area Metro RootScore Report revealed Verizon took first-place awards in every category, including outright wins in Network Reliability, Network Speed, and Data Performance. Although Verizon led the rankings, the other carriers had shining moments of their own. AT&T shared the top spot with Verizon for Call

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. to Attend Upcoming Wells Fargo Securities Energy Symposium

Houston, Dec. 07, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SHLX) today announced that its management team will be attending the Wells Fargo Securities Energy Symposium on December 8-9, 2015 in New York City. John Hollowell, CEO, Susan Ward, CFO, and Michele Joy, VP Major Projects and Regulatory will be in attendance to discuss the third quarter results, as well as potential inventory of existing and planned infrastructure assets at Royal Dutch Shell and its affiliates. Interested parties can view the presentation materials under “Events and Conferences” on Shell Midstream Partners’ website, www.shellmidstreampartners.com. # # # About Shell

Halcón Resources Announces Early Tender Results

HOUSTON, Dec. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) (“Halcón” or the “Company”) today announced the early tender results for its previously announced exchange offer to certain eligible holders of its outstanding unsecured debt securities listed in the table below (the “Existing Notes”) for up to $150 million of a new issue of 12.0% Second Lien Senior Secured Notes due 2022 (the “New Notes”).  The Company has been informed by the information agent for the exchange offer that, as of 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on December 3, 2015 (the “Early Tender Date”), a total of approximately $287.5

Suffolk Bancorp Announces Transfer to New York Stock Exchange and Change in Ticker Symbol

RIVERHEAD, New York, Dec. 04, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Suffolk Bancorp (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:SUBK) today announced that it is transferring the listing of its common stock to the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) from the NASDAQ Stock Market (“NASDAQ”) and changing its ticker symbol to SCNB from SUBK. The Company’s common stock will begin trading on the NYSE on December 18, 2015 under SCNB, its new ticker symbol. The stock will continue to trade on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol SUBK until the transfer is complete. President & CEO Howard C. Bluver stated: “As we accelerate our expansion into

The Global Awards for the World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising Announces 2015 Award Winners

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Global Awards℠, for the World’s Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising℠ announced the 2015 award winners today at ceremonies taking place at New York Academy of Sciences in New York City and at the X Studio Sydney Australia. McCann Health was awarded the coveted titled of Healthcare Agency Network of the Year for the fourth year running. The network was in the winner’s circle earning 4 Global Awards and 19 Finalist Certificates. Agency offices honored include: McCann Health South Africa with 2 Global Awards and 4 Finalist Certificates; McCann Health Japan with

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation Extends Expiration Date of Its Previously Announced Exchange Offer to December 9, 2015

BRYN MAWR, Pa., Dec. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:BMTC) (the “Corporation”) announced today that it has extended its offer (the “Exchange Offer”) to exchange up to $30,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 4.75% Fixed-To-Floating Rate Subordinated Notes due 2025, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for an equal principal amount of its outstanding unregistered 4.75% Fixed-To-Floating Rate Subordinated Notes due 2025 (the “Unregistered Notes”). The Exchange Offer, previously scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 19, 2015, was originally extended to December 3, 2015,

Reminder – Chemtura Corporation Will Host Investor Day in New York City on December 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As previously announced, Chemtura Corporation (NYSE:CHMT) (EURONEXT:CHMT) will host an Investor Day at The New York Stock Exchange, 11 Wall Street in New York City, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. Presenting will be members of Chemtura’s executive leadership team who will discuss the company’s achievements of the last 12 months, key operational and growth initiatives, outlook and the next step in Chemtura’s value creation strategy. Presentations will be followed by a Q&A session. Pre-registration will be mandatory to attend this event in person. For those unable to attend

American Ballet Theatre to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Dec. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —   What:  American Ballet Theatre (ABT), a New York City-based classical ballet company designated by Congress as America’s National Ballet Company®, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to highlight its annual production of The Nutcracker. With daily performances from December 10 – 20 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California, ABT will premiere its version of Alexei Ratmansky’s The Nutcracker on the West Coast for the first time. In honor of the occasion, Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director, will ring the Opening Bell.  Where: Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times

Inovalon to Host Investor Day

BOWIE, Md., Dec. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inovalon (Nasdaq:INOV), a leading technology company providing advanced, cloud-based analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to the healthcare industry, today announced that it will host an Investor Day in New York City from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST on Monday, December 7, 2015. Senior leaders will provide an overview and discussion of the Company’s market, capabilities, financial metrics and long-term goals. A webcast of the event will be broadcast simultaneously on the Investor Relations section of Inovalon’s website at www.inovalon.com. A replay of the event, as well as a copy of presentation