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  • Fitch Publishes Investor FAQ on Petrobras Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 2:55 PM ET

    CHICAGO---- The corruption scandal surrounding Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.' s contracting practices has raised a large number of queries regarding the company's credit quality, according to Fitch Ratings. In response, Fitch has published a report highlighting the questions most frequently raised, as well as the agency's views on the potential credit...

  • FRAMINGHAM, Mass.---- IDC Manufacturing Insights asserts that the Internet of Things is on track to dramatically transform manufacturers' products, services, and operations in 2015. While the hype persists around IoT, IDC Manufacturing Insight notes there are many signs that show confidence in IoT is with good reason. According to IDC's 2014 Global Technology...

  • KIRKLAND, Wash.---- The Kenworth T880 Vocational Truck with the PACCAR MX-13 engine was named the 2015 Truck of the Year by the American Truck Dealers at the annual ATD Convention and Expo in San Francisco, Calif.. “The Kenworth T880 establishes a new standard of excellence and builds upon Kenworth’ s heritage of quality, innovation and technology to produce...

  • NEW YORK---- Fitch Ratings has affirmed Marriott International Inc.' s Issuer Default Rating at' BBB'. Marriott had $150 million of cash and $789 million of availability under its revolving credit facility that supported its liquidity position at Sept. 30, 2014. Fitch expects Marriott to generate free cash flow of roughly $400- $500 million in 2015 and 2016. Despite...

  • NEW YORK---- Fitch Ratings has affirmed three classes of NLY Commercial Mortgage Trust 2014- FL1 commercial mortgage pass-through certificates. As of the January 2015 distribution date, there has been no paydown to any of the classes. The largest loan in the pool is secured by the Optima Chicago, a recently constructed 325- unit high end rental apartment project...

  • NEW YORK---- Fitch Ratings has placed City National Corporation's long-term Issuer Default Rating of' A-'on Rating Watch Positive. The action follows the announcement that Royal Bank of Canada has announced an agreement to acquire CYN for approximately $5.4 billion. Closing is expected before the end of calendar 2015 subject to customary closing conditions,...

  • BETHESDA, Md.---- LaSalle Hotel Properties today announced that it acquired The Westin Market Street in San Francisco, California for $350.0 million. Highgate Hotels also manages Park Central and WestHouse in Manhattan and Southernmost Hotel Collection in Key West on behalf of the Company. “We are thrilled to have acquired this prominent hotel with such a...

  • Branded Drugs Jump 15%, Specialty Drugs Rise 10%, Generics Up 5%. NEW YORK---- Americans faced double-digit price increases for prescription medications in 2014, with brand, generic and specialty drugs combined rising 10.9%, according to the Truveris National Drug Index, which today reported its full year figures for the first time. “Drug costs across all...

  • DUBLIN---- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the " Funded Research in Agent Orange and Dioxin" report to their offering. Using these models, we will provide you with 5 years of Agent Orange and Dioxin Grant Funding data from the top global funders of Science Research- representing over 80 different funding organizations worldwide.

  • Clark University Poll Final Report Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 2:51 PM ET

    WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 26, 2015-- The 2014 Clark Poll of Established Adults has issued its final report, which reveals that 25 to 39 years old are holding fast to the optimism and big dreams they expressed as younger or "emerging" adults. Despite entering adult life during the worst recession in decades, today's established adults appear remarkably contented and...

  • NEW YORK---- Fitch Ratings has affirmed Institutional Mortgage Capital, LP's commercial mortgage pass-through certificates, series 2013-3. A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this release. Given the current low price of oil and the dependence of Alberta on the oil industry, Fitch is cognizant of the potential risks real estate in Alberta may...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 26, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Socius Insurance Services, Inc., a management liability and property/casualty insurance wholesaler, announced it has hired John Hardy to join its management and professional liability practice. "We are very excited to have John join our growing ranks of producers in Florida," said Patrick Hanley, President of Socius.

  • DUBLIN---- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the " Funded Research in Contraception/Reproduction" report to their offering. Using these models, we will provide you with 5 years of Contraception/Reproduction Grant Funding data from the top global funders of Science Research- representing over 80 different funding organizations worldwide.

  • WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 26, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- As hedge funds, investors and financial services firms continue to migrate to Palm Beach County, FL, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County is hosting a special luncheon for financial professionals on Thursday to discuss the emergence of Palm Beach County as a financial hub. "Palm Beach County is among the...

  • SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., Jan. 26, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- LinkedIn recently announced the Top Sponsored Updates of 2014 in North America. Among the 10 updates featured on the list was a post from Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financing solutions for healthcare professionals. BHG360, a blog owned and operated by Bankers Healthcare Group, was launched...

  • MILFORD, Mass.---- Waters Corporation is rescheduling its Q4 2014 financial results webcast in response to a weather emergency affecting the northeast region of the United States. For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has created business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering practical and sustainable innovation to enable...

  • NEW YORK---- Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following rating for the Reedy Creek Improvement District, Florida:. HIGH TAX BASE CONCENTRATION: The Walt Disney Company and its wholly owned subsidiaries constitute about 90% of the district's taxable value and revenue resources. Such large scale concentration is mitigated in part by Disney World's long-standing...

  • DUBLIN---- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Materials Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. The Global Smart Materials market to grow at a CAGR of 12.61% over the period 2013-2018. One of the major trends emerging in this market is the use of smart packaging in consumer goods.

  • WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 26, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Plans are now underway for the 17th annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk, which will take place Sunday, September 27, 2015. As Central Massachusetts' most celebrated cause-related activity, the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk has raised in excess of $7.9 million in support of cancer research and care at the UMass Medicine Cancer...

  • DUBLIN---- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the " Funded Research in Influenza" report to their offering. Using these models, we will provide you with 5 years of Influenza Grant Funding data from the top global funders of Science Research- representing over 80 different funding organizations worldwide. Funding includes 5 years of data from the...