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Dec 11, 2019 2:20 AM ET

Lufax CEO Greg Gibb Forecasts Partnerships and Scenarioization in the Future of FinTech

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2019 - SHANGHAI,-- Lufax chief executive officer Greg Gibb shared his thoughts on the future of FinTech, presaging inter-discipline partnerships and cross-platform scenarioization, at the Committee of 100 Greater China Conference and Gala 2019, held at the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong. Gibb observed that China's FinTech landscape is restructuring dramatically – a process that started about 12 to 18 months ago, and, according to Gibb, will continue for another 12 to 18 months, "Before restructuring started, there were. [more...]

Talos Energy Announces Transformative Acquisition Of Gulf Of Mexico Portfolio Through Multiple Transactions
Dec 11, 2019 2:19 AM ET

Talos Energy Announces Transformative Acquisition Of Gulf Of Mexico Portfolio Through Multiple Transactions

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2019 - HOUSTON,-- Talos Energy Inc. ("Talos" or the "Company") (NYSE: TALO) today announced that the Company has entered into a series of definitive agreements to acquire a broad portfolio of U.S. Gulf of Mexico producing assets, exploration prospects and acreage from affiliates of ILX Holdings, Castex Energy and Venari Resources for $640 million as of the effective date. Specifically, Talos has signed definitive agreements to acquire all producing assets, primary term acreage and prospects of ILX. [more...]

Blackstone / GSO Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions
Dec 11, 2019 2:18 AM ET

Blackstone / GSO Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2019 - NEW YORK,- GSO / Blackstone Debt Funds Management LLC, an affiliate of GSO Capital Partners LP ("GSO"), announced monthly distributions for the three listed closed-end funds it advises, Blackstone / GSO Senior Floating Rate Term Fund (NYSE: BSL), Blackstone / GSO Long-Short Credit Income Fund (NYSE: BGX), and Blackstone / GSO Strategic Credit Fund (NYSE: BGB) (each a "Fund" and together the "Funds"). The Funds' monthly distributions are set forth below. The following dates. [more...]

Partner Announcement - Isaac Wiles Burkholder & Teetor LLC
Dec 11, 2019 2:17 AM ET

Partner Announcement – Isaac Wiles Burkholder & Teetor LLC

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2019 - COLUMBUS, Ohio,-- Isaac Wiles Burkholder & Teetor LLC (Isaac Wiles), a full-service law firm in Columbus, Ohio, is pleased to announce that John Perkins, William Browning and Molly Gwin have been named Partner, effective January 1, 2020. "All three are outstanding attorneys who work tirelessly to defend and advocate for our clients. We congratulate them and look forward to their continued influence in the firm," said Mark Landes, Managing Partner for Isaac Wiles. John Perkins, Partner - Business, Tax and Real EstateMr.. [more...]

Dec 11, 2019 2:16 AM ET

Correvio Announces Outcome Of FDA Advisory Committee Meeting Reviewing Brinavess™ For The Treatment Of Recent Onset Atrial Fibrillation

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2019 - VANCOUVER,- Correvio Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CORV) (TSX: CORV), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on commercializing hospital drugs, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee (CRDAC) met to review the Company's New Drug Application (NDA) seeking approval for Brinavess.  The Committee jointly voted that the benefit-risk profile was not adequate to support approval (Vote: 2 Yes to 11 No).  Brinavess is Correvio's anti-arrhythmic drug. [more...]

FSK Prices Public Offering of $45 million 4.125% Notes Due 2025
Dec 11, 2019 2:15 AM ET

FSK Prices Public Offering of $45 million 4.125% Notes Due 2025

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2019 - PHILADELPHIA AND NEW YORK,-- FS KKR Capital Corp. (NYSE: FSK) announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of an additional $45 million in aggregate principal amount of its 4.125% unsecured notes due 2025 (the "Notes") pursuant to a reopening of such Notes. The Notes will mature on February 1, 2025 and may be redeemed in whole or in part at FSK's option at any time at par plus a "make-whole" premium, provided that the Notes may. [more...]

Dec 11, 2019 2:14 AM ET

AGNC Investment Corp. Declares Monthly Common Stock Dividend of $0.16 per Common Share for December 2019 and Announces Estimated Tangible Net Book Value of $16.75 per Common Share as of November 30, 2019

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2019 - BETHESDA, Md.,-- AGNC Investment Corp. (Nasdaq: AGNC) ("AGNC" or the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.16 per share of common stock for December 2019. The dividend is payable on January 10, 2020 to common stockholders of record as of December 31, 2019. The Company also announced today its estimated tangible net book value of $16.75 per common share as of November 30, 2019. The estimate of tangible net book value includes deductions. [more...]

Curbio Inc. Accelerates National Expansion to Meet Strong Demand in San Antonio
Dec 11, 2019 2:13 AM ET

Curbio Inc. Accelerates National Expansion to Meet Strong Demand in San Antonio

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2019 - POTOMAC, Md.,-- Curbio Inc., the tech-enabled renovation company that's transforming the way homeowners prepare their homes for sale, continues its national expansion by launching in the San Antonio market. Other markets served include Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin, Houston, the District of Columbia and surrounding suburbs of Maryland and Virginia, Baltimore, Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Chicago, Boston, Southern Florida, Orlando, Tampa and Phoenix. As the only turnkey pre-sale renovation solution on the market today, Curbio lets home sellers unlock the full profit potential of their properties. Although renovated homes sell faster and generate more profit,. [more...]

Tidwell Group welcomes Eric Beining, CPA, CGMA, as firm
Dec 11, 2019 2:13 AM ET

Tidwell Group welcomes Eric Beining, CPA, CGMA, as firm’s newest partner

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2019 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala., -- Tidwell Group, LLC, is excited to welcome Eric Beining as its newest partner in the firm's Columbus, Ohio office. Beining's 20 plus years of commercial real estate, not-for-profit, and public accounting experience are an important addition to Tidwell Group's already experienced Columbus office. "We couldn't be more pleased that Eric is joining our firm as a partner," says Barry Tidwell, National Managing Partner of Tidwell Group LLC. "His professionalism and commitment to exceptional service are exactly. [more...]

Bank of the West BNP Paribas First U.S. Bank to Team with Doconomy to Enable Customers to Track CO2 Impact of Purchases
Dec 11, 2019 2:12 AM ET

Bank of the West BNP Paribas First U.S. Bank to Team with Doconomy to Enable Customers to Track CO2 Impact of Purchases

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 11, 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO,-- Bank of the West BNP Paribas, today announced it is the first U.S. bank to team up with Doconomy to enable its customers to track and measure the CO2 impact of their purchases. Through this relationship, Bank of the West will provide a digital, on demand view of customer's CO2 impact of their purchases. This relationship with Doconomy is in line with BNP Paribas' strategy to accelerate energy transition. [more...]

Dec 10, 2019 2:33 AM ET

Lumentum Holdings Inc. Announces Pricing of $900 Million Convertible Notes Offering

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2019 - SAN JOSE, Calif.,-- Lumentum Holdings Inc. ("Lumentum") (NASDAQ: LITE) today announced the pricing of $900 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2026 (the "notes") in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Act"). The size of the offering was increased from the previously announced $850 million in aggregate principal amount. Lumentum granted the initial purchaser of the notes a 13-day option. [more...]

CenturyLink Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Notes
Dec 10, 2019 2:32 AM ET

CenturyLink Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Notes

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2019 - MONROE, La.,-- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) (the "Company" or "CenturyLink") announced that it has agreed to sell $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of its newly-issued unsecured 5.125% Senior Notes due 2026 (the "2026 Notes") pursuant to the private offering announced earlier today. The 2026 Notes were priced to investors at par and will mature on December 15, 2026. CenturyLink plans to use the net proceeds from the offering (i) to redeem all of Qwest Corporation's $850 million outstanding. [more...]

Progress Capital Secures $130 Million for UES Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Dec 10, 2019 2:31 AM ET

Progress Capital Secures $130 Million for UES Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2019 - NEW YORK,-- Brad Domenico of Progress Capital arranged a $130,000,000 permanent mortgage loan for YYY 62nd Street LLC, a joint venture between Joy Construction and Maddd Equities.  The loan is secured by a newly constructed 7-story build to suit community facility building at 330 East 62nd Street in Manhattan leased to Memorial Sloan Kettering on a long-term lease."We are pleased to have continued to work with Progress Capital and Natixis on this financing which is the culmination of our business plan for this. [more...]

Dec 10, 2019 2:30 AM ET

Avianca Holdings Completes Its Financial Reprofiling And Secures USD $375 Million In New Financing

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2019 - BOGOTÁ, Colombia,-- Avianca Holdings S.A. ("Avianca") has successfully renegotiated substantially all of its debt and lease obligations as well as reached agreements with its key suppliers. As a result, the airline today was able to complete the funding of USD $250 million in mandatorily convertible loans (the "Convertible Loans") by United Airlines, Inc. ("United") and an affiliate of Kingsland Holdings Limited ("Kingsland"). In addition, Avianca announced today that it has secured an incremental. [more...]

Dec 10, 2019 2:28 AM ET

Canadian Regulators Approve Sale of Genworth’s Stake in Genworth MI Canada Inc. to Brookfield Business Partners

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2019 - RICHMOND, Va.,-- Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) and Brookfield Business Partners (NYSE: BBU) (TSX: BBU.UN) today announced that Brookfield Business Partners together with its institutional partners has received approval under the Insurance Companies Act (Canada) to purchase Genworth's majority interest in Genworth MI Canada Inc. (Genworth Canada).  With the receipt of this approval, all regulatory approvals required for the completion of this transaction have now been obtained.  The parties expect to complete the Genworth Canada transaction on December. [more...]

MUFG Union Bank, N.A. Closes $1 Billion Bank Note Offering, Breaking New Ground with $300 Million Bank Note Benchmarked to Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR)
Dec 10, 2019 2:26 AM ET

MUFG Union Bank, N.A. Closes $1 Billion Bank Note Offering, Breaking New Ground with $300 Million Bank Note Benchmarked to Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR)

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2019 - NEW YORK,-- Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG), one of the world's leading financial groups, today announced that MUFG Union Bank, N.A., the primary banking subsidiary of MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation, has closed a $1 billion bank note offering. The two-tranche transaction is structured as a $700 million fixed rate bank note with a coupon of 2.10 percent per year (U.S. Treasury +50 basis points), maturing on December 9, 2022, and a $300 million floating rate bank note. [more...]

Dec 10, 2019 2:25 AM ET

Group 1 Automotive Acquires Two Lexus Dealerships in New Mexico

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2019 - HOUSTON,-- Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI), ("Group 1" or the "Company"), an international, Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today announced the expansion of its business presence in the New Mexico market with the acquisition of two Lexus dealerships. The dealerships are located in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. These stores are the only Lexus franchises in the state of New Mexico and are expected to generate approximately $90 million in annualized revenues. "We are pleased to broaden our dealership footprint in the fast-growing New. [more...]

Dec 10, 2019 2:24 AM ET

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation Announces Proposed Public Offering Of 6.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2022

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2019 - PASADENA, Calif.,-- Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (NYSE: WMC) (the "Company") today announced that it is commencing an underwritten offering of its 6.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2022 (the "Reopened Notes"). The Reopened Notes will be a further issuance of, be fully fungible with, and rank equally in right of payment with and form a single series with the $115 million principal amount of 6.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2022 issued by the Company. [more...]

Agree Realty Announces Expanded $600 Million Credit Facility
Dec 10, 2019 2:23 AM ET

Agree Realty Announces Expanded $600 Million Credit Facility

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2019 - BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.,-- Agree Realty Corporation (NYSE: ADC) (the "Company") today announced it has entered into a Second Amended and Restated Revolving Credit and Term Loan Agreement to increase its senior unsecured credit facility (the "Credit Facility") to $600 million.  The Credit Facility is comprised of a $500 million unsecured revolving credit facility (the "Revolving Facility") and $65 million and $35 million unsecured term loans (together, the "Unsecured Term Loans").  The Credit Facility includes an accordion option that allows. [more...]

Dec 10, 2019 2:21 AM ET

QEBR Provides Corporate Update

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 10, 2019 - NEW YORK,-- QEBR (OTC:QEBR) is pleased to provide a corporate update regarding its current plans and operations. Management encourages all shareholders to visit our corporate website at http://www.qebr.net to view current information. Board of DirectorsAs previously announced on November 4, 2019, QEBR has expanded its Board of directors to include Mr. Jianxing (Oliver) Li and Mr. Jun Liang. Mr. Li currently serves as the Company's Chief Financial Officer and Mr. Liang as our Chief Technology Officer.. [more...]

Celadon Group, Inc. and Affiliates Commence Voluntary Chapter 11 Cases
Dec 9, 2019 1:58 AM ET

Celadon Group, Inc. and Affiliates Commence Voluntary Chapter 11 Cases

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 9, 2019 - INDIANAPOLIS,-- Celadon Group, Inc. today announced that it, along with its 25 affiliate entities, have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.  Celadon also announced that it will shut down all of its business operations effective as of today, Monday, December 9, 2019.  This shut down does not include the Taylor Express business headquartered in Hope Mills, North. [more...]

Dec 9, 2019 1:57 AM ET

ISS Recommends that Hudson’s Bay Company Shareholders Vote AGAINST the Baker Group Transaction

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 9, 2019 - TORONTO,- The Catalyst Capital Group Inc., on behalf of investment funds managed by it, ("Catalyst") today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS"), a leading independent proxy advisory service, has recommended that Hudson's Bay Company (TSX: HBC) ("HBC" or the "Company") shareholders vote "AGAINST" the Company-sponsored share buyback (the "Insider Issuer Bid") outlined in the October 20, 2019 arrangement agreement (the "Baker Group Agreement") between insiders led by Mr. Richard Baker (the "Baker Group") and. [more...]

Dec 9, 2019 1:56 AM ET

Lennar Celebrates Grand Opening Of Manchester Estates Luxury Townhomes In Popular Zionsville, Indiana

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 9, 2019 - ZIONSVILLE, Ind.,-- Lennar, one of the nation's leading homebuilders, is celebrating the grand opening of Manchester Estates, a brand new townhome community offering low-maintenance, high style living in Indiana's popular town of Zionsville. The public is invited to tour three elegantly decorated model homes at Manchester Estates during its Grand Opening weekend, Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.Lennar debuts Manchester Estates, a new luxury townhome community in Zionsville, IN. The public. [more...]

Dec 9, 2019 1:55 AM ET

Delta Dental Invests in Startup to Support Healthy Lifestyles Through Partnership with LEAP’s PROTO InsurTech program

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 9, 2019 - LANSING, Mich.,- Leveling up its commitment to employee well-being, Delta Dental of Michigan is investing in LVLFi, an innovative startup designed to empower and encourage healthy lifestyles among employees. Delta Dental of Michigan is driven to be a destination workplace for the best and the brightest with a workforce environment to match, so employee wellness is top of mind. The startup, LVLFi, is based in England and its founder Alex DeVoto was a recent graduate of the Lansing Economic. [more...]

Dycom Industries, Inc. Announces Withdrawal of Proposed Senior Notes Offering
Dec 9, 2019 1:54 AM ET

Dycom Industries, Inc. Announces Withdrawal of Proposed Senior Notes Offering

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 9, 2019 - PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.,-- Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE: DY) ("Dycom") announced today that due to market conditions it has decided not to proceed with its previously announced proposed offering of $300.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2027 and its proposed repurchase of up to $275.0 million principal amount of its outstanding 0.75% convertible senior notes due 2021. The convertible note hedge transactions and warrant transactions entered into in connection with the initial. [more...]

Century Casinos, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Operations of Three Casinos from Eldorado Resorts
Dec 9, 2019 1:53 AM ET

Century Casinos, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Operations of Three Casinos from Eldorado Resorts

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 9, 2019 - COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.,-- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market®: CNTY) ("Century Casinos" or "the Company"), announced today that it completed the acquisition of the operations of Isle Casino Cape Girardeau ("Cape Girardeau"), Lady Luck Caruthersville ("Caruthersville") and Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort ("Mountaineer") from Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market®: ERI) ("Eldorado Resorts") for approximately $107 million (the "Acquisition"). Simultaneous with the closing of the Acquisition, VICI Properties Inc. (NYSE: VICI) ("VICI") acquired . [more...]

Atento
Dec 9, 2019 1:51 AM ET

Atento’s Credit Ratings Affirmed by Fitch With Stable Outlooks

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 9, 2019 - SAO PAULO,-- Atento S.A. (NYSE:  ATTO), the leading provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services (CRM/BPO) in Latin America, and one of the top five providers worldwide, today announced that on December 06, 2019, Fitch Ratings affirmed the Long-term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating for Atento Luxco 1 S.A. at 'BB'/Outlook Stable. Fitch also affirmed Atento's USD500 million senior secured notes at 'BB' and Atento Brasil S.A.'s Long-term national scale rating at 'AA(bra)'/Outlook. [more...]

SYNNEX Corporation Selected as Infoblox 2019 North American Distributor of the Year
Dec 9, 2019 1:49 AM ET

SYNNEX Corporation Selected as Infoblox 2019 North American Distributor of the Year

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 9, 2019 - GREENVILLE, S.C.,-- SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading business process services company, today announced that it has been selected as 2019 North American Distributor of the Year by Infoblox Inc., a leader in Secure Cloud-Managed Network Services. SYNNEX is recognized for supporting Infoblox's continued growth in the IT channel while enabling partner success around core networking services through its dedicated team of experts and comprehensive partner resources.  "Infoblox continues to be a strategic and. [more...]

Conn
Dec 9, 2019 1:48 AM ET

Conn’s HomePlus Surprises Families of Bastion Community of Resilience with $22,000 Furniture Donation

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 9, 2019 - HOUSTON,-- Continuing its mission of positively impacting local non-profit organizations in the communities it serves, Conn's HomePlus (NASDAQ: CONN) has partnered with the Bastion Community of Resilience – an intentional community for military veterans in New Orleans – to make a surprise donation of more than $22,000 in new furniture and three (3) 55" Samsung televisions to three deserving families. A fourth 65" Samsung television was raffled off to the community. "Conn's HomePlus holds our. [more...]

2019 Report on the World
Dec 9, 2019 1:46 AM ET

2019 Report on the World’s Fashion Tech Startups that Started After 2010, Noting Strategic Alliances & Acquisitions

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 9, 2019 - DUBLIN,-- The "Fashion Tech Startups" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The scope of this report is focused on investment in fashion tech start-ups and the key areas that are driving industry growth, allowing these start-ups to succeed.The report also explores industry structure, noting strategic alliances and acquisitions. The scope also includes analysis of investment in fashion tech start-ups based on regional markets.The start-ups considered for this study started after 2010. Fashion tech. [more...]