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  1. Sentry corrects statements contained in media report; takes action to correct compliance issues relating to mutual fund

    01.21 / 01:52 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - January 20, 2017) - Sentry Investments Inc. ("Sentry" or the "company") wishes to correct statements contained in a media report published earlier this week relating to recent personnel changes. Following regulatory inquiries concerning the company's compliance with National Instrument 81-105 - Mutual Fund Sales Practices, and the commencement of an investigation by the Ontario Securities Commission (the "OSC"), a Special Committee of the board of directors of…
  2. Golden State Water to Collaborate With Schools in All Service Areas to Test for Lead in the Drinking Water

    01.21 / 01:52 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    SAN DIMAS, CA--(Marketwired - January 20, 2017) - Golden State Water Company (Golden State Water) today announced it will work closely with schools in each of its service areas to test the drinking water inside school facilities for compliance with state and federal lead standards. This work is in accordance with the State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water's recently-announced initiative encouraging California schools to work with their local water providers to…
  3. Bristol-Myers Squibb and Ono Pharmaceutical Company Enter Settlement and License Agreement with Merck to Resolve PD-1 An

    01.21 / 01:51 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) and Ono Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd. today announced the companies have signed a global patent license agreement with Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK) to settle all patent-infringement litigation related to Merck’s PD-1 antibody Keytruda (pembrolizumab). The agreement will result in the dismissal with prejudice of all patent litigation between the companies pertaining to Keytruda. Bristol-Myers S…
  4. McAlister’s Deli to Open Three New Dallas-Fort Worth Locations In 2017

    01.21 / 01:14 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    The Saxton Group, the largest McAlister’s Deli franchisee, continues their DFW Expansion with three new locations set to open in the first half of 2017. The new restaurants will be located in: Lewisville, Cedar Hill and the Lake Highlands neighborhood of Dallas.The three locations will add to the 24 locations already open in DFW, making the metroplex the country’s largest market for the nearly 400 unit fast casual chain.“We have such a strong following in …
  5. CD2 Learning Selected as Top 20 Authoring Tools Company by TrainingIndustry.com

    01.21 / 00:00 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    Recognized for Excellence in Leadership, Innovation, Authoring Platform and Delivery, and Competitive Differentiation OVERLAND PARK, KS--(Marketwired - January 20, 2017) - CD2 Learning, a learning and development platform with LMS, CMS, built-in content authoring tools, gamification and social collaboration capabilities has been selected as one of the 2016 "Top 20 Authoring Tools Companies" by TrainingIndustry.com. "We're thrilled to be recognized by TrainingIndustry.com as a Top 20…
  6. eShippers Announces Change of Directors

    01.20 / 07:27 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan 19, 2017) - eShippers Management Ltd. ("eShippers" or the "Company") (NEX:EPX.H) announces that Mr. Michael Curtis has resigned as a director of the Company to focus on his other business interests. The board of directors expects to appoint a new director in the near future to fill the vacancy. The Company wishes to thank Mr. Curtis for his years of service and wishes him the best in his future endeavors. The board of directors of…
  7. Hercules Capital Prices $200.0 Million of Convertible Senior Notes Upsized from $150.0 Million

    01.20 / 07:26 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) (“Hercules” or the “Company”), today announced that it has agreed to sell to the initial purchaser in a private offering, $200.0 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.375% Convertible Senior Notes due 2022 (the “Convertible Senior Notes”). The offering was upsized to $200.0 million aggregate principal amount of the Convertible Senior Notes from the previously announced offering size of $150.0 million a…
  8. 2017 Taiwan WHO Simulation Kicks off at NCKU with 240 Medical Students Sharing

    01.20 / 06:50 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) is currently hosting a special international conference organized by a group of medical students in Taiwan. 2017 Taiwan World Health Organization (WHO) Simulation, the first conference in Asia modeling the WHA (World Health Assembly), kicked off on January 18 with 240 students from over 20 countries including America, Finland, Japan, Korea, Sudan, India, and Indonesia.A grand opening was held on the morning of January…
  9. IMPORTANT SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces an Investigation of OneMain Holdings, Inc. and Encourages Investors

    01.20 / 06:14 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    Lundin Law PC, a shareholder rights firm, announces that it is investigating claims against OneMain Holdings, Inc. (“OneMain” or the “Company”) (NYSE: OMF) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws.To get more information about this investigation, please contact Brian Lundin, Esquire, of Lundin Law PC, at 888-713-1033, or via email at brian@lundinlawpc.com.The investigation is centered on whether OneMain and some of its officers and/…
  10. Social Spotlight Events Invites Top Social Media Influencers and Brands to Shine Light on Girl Up and The Crescent Moon

    01.20 / 06:13 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    On February 18th, 2017, Social Spotlight Events is hosting a gifting suite with 300 of the most followed influencers on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, You Tube and SnapChat at The London Hotel, West Hollywood. The total reach will equal half a BILLION and includes guests like Abagail Ratchford (10.7M), Chanel Westcoast (10M), Vicky Gunvalson (1.9M) and Indie Cowie (1.2M).This year marks the first time that Didi Wong and Stephanie Belknap, founders o…
  11. Prima BioMed Commences Randomised Phase IIb Clinical Trial for IMP321 in Breast Cancer

    01.20 / 04:59 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - Jan 19, 2017) - Prima BioMed Ltd (ASX: PRR) (NASDAQ: PBMD) ("Prima" or the "Company") today announced the first patient has been dosed as part of the enlarged randomised phase of its AIPAC Phase IIb clinical trial for IMP321 in metastatic breast cancer. The randomised phase of AIPAC (Active Immunotherapy PAClitaxel) will see half of the 226 patients receiving paclitaxel plus a placebo and half receiving paclitaxel in conjunction with IMP321. This…
  12. Jacobs Announces Initiation of Cash Dividend

    01.20 / 04:22 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a declaration of a cash dividend to shareholders. A quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share will be paid on March 17, 2017, to shareholders of record on the close of business on February 17, 2017.“The decision by Jacobs Board of Directors to initiate a dividend represents a significant milestone for the company and demonstrates confidence in the c…
  13. EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Investigation of Securities Claims Against The Western Union Company - WU

    01.20 / 03:45 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating potential securities claims on behalf of shareholders of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) resulting from allegations that Western Union may have issued materially misleading business information to the investing public.On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission announced that Western Union agreed to pay $586 million and…
  14. WGL Holdings, Inc. to Webcast First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Conference Call

    01.20 / 03:08 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WGL) today announced that it will hold a live Internet webcast of its first quarter fiscal year 2017 earnings conference call at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Terry D. McCallister, chairman and chief executive officer; Adrian P. Chapman, president and chief operating officer; and Vincent L. Ammann, Jr., senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company's first quarter …
  15. JMP Group Declares First Quarter 2017 Monthly Distributions

    01.20 / 02:34 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    JMP Group LLC (NYSE: JMP), an investment banking and alternative asset management firm, announced today that its board of directors has declared cash distributions of $0.03 per share for the months of January, February and March 2017. In total, the three monthly distributions equal $0.09 per share for the first quarter of the year.The January distribution is payable on February 15, 2017, to shareholders of record as of January 31, 2017. The…
  16. Video Series to Reveal K-16 Education Plan, Advocate for Disadvantaged Students

    01.20 / 02:33 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    Unite For California Students (U4CAS) and Prager University will launch a four-part video series discussing changes to California’s education system so it can better meet the needs of its most vulnerable students.The series, hosted by California public school teacher Rebecca Friedrichs, will launch Jan. 22. Friedrichs, the recent plaintiff in a U.S. Supreme Court case, will discuss how to serve students with special needs, low-income students, and English …
  17. FVCBankcorp, Inc. reports record performance for 2016

    01.20 / 02:32 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    FVCBankcorp, Inc. (OTCQX:FVCB) (the “Company”) reported consolidated earnings of $1.7 million for the fourth quarter of 2016, or $0.20 diluted earnings per share, an increase of $711 thousand, or 69.1%, compared with the 2015 fourth quarter net income of $1.0 million, or $0.12 diluted earnings per share. Net income was $6.9 million and $5.4 million for the years ended December 31, 2016, and 2015, respectively, an increase of $1.5 million, or 27.9%. …
  18. Tides Medical Forms the Louisiana Initiative for Transplant and Collects First Placental Tissue Donation

    01.20 / 02:31 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    Tides Medical is pleased to announce it has formed the Louisiana Initiative for Transplant (LIFT). The mission of LIFT is to partner with hospitals, clinicians and expectant mothers to coordinate the donation of placental tissue following live-birth cesarean sections. A single donated placenta can be used to enhance the health of more than 100 patients suffering from chronic wounds, musculoskeletal injuries, eye conditions and a variety of other…
  19. Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open End Funds

    01.20 / 01:54 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declared the following distributions. FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONSRECORDDATEPAYMENTDATEPutnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class B Shares (PHYBX)$0.0230 per share investment income1/19/171/25/17Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class C Shares (PHYLX)$0.0240 per share investment income1/19/171/25/17Putnam High Yield Advantage Fund - Class M Shares (PHYMX)$0.0260 per share investment income1/19/171/25/17Putnam High Yield …
  20. Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Commences Investigation on Behalf of Gigamon Inc. Investors

    01.20 / 01:17 financialbuzz.com Financialbuzz.com - Finance
    Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) announces an investigation on behalf of Gigamon Inc. (“Gigamon” or the “Company”) (NYSE: GIMO) investors concerning the Company and its officers’ possible violations of federal securities laws. GPM is preparing a lawsuit on behalf of Gigamon investors.Gigamon designs, develops and sells products and services that provide customers with visibility and control of network traffic for enterprises and services p…