WAYNE, Pa., July 29, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Ryan& Maniskas, LLP is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Family Dollar Stores Inc. concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law related to the Company's efforts to sell the Company to Dollar Tree, Inc. in a transaction valued at approximately $9.2 billion.
NEW YORK and LONDON, July 29, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Burford Capital Limited, the world's largest provider of investment capital and risk solutions for litigation, announced today that it had raised a further $150 million to deploy in its litigation finance activities through an issue of bonds on the main market of the London Stock Exchange, by Burford Capital PLC, its UK financing subsidiary.
CHARLESTON, S.C.---- Blackbaud, Inc., a leading global provider of software and services for nonprofits, today announced that seasoned information technology executive, Kevin McDearis, will assume the role of Senior Vice President of Global Product Development.
DUBLIN---- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Shape Memory Alloy Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. SMAs are advanced materials that remember their original shape after being strained at a certain temperature. SMAs exhibit two important thermodynamic properties: pseudoelasticity and shape memory effect.
DES MOINES, Iowa, July 29, 2014-- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines today released preliminary unaudited financial highlights for the quarter ended June 30, 2014.
This year, TechTarget received 1 Gold award, 3 Silver awards, and 3 Bronze awards, and delivered a complete sweep in the E-Zine category:. After winning 15 regional ASBPE awards in June, TechTarget was one of the major online winners at this year’ s national award ceremony.
During a panel presentation scheduled at the 2014 Flash Memory Summit, leading storage industry experts from the SCSI Trade Association will discuss the challenges of distributed storage systems and how the Serial Attached SCSI storage protocol is uniquely positioned to handle the mixture of workloads and I/O demands required.
SAN ANTONIO, July 29, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- The Board of Directors of Valero Energy Corporation has approved an increase in the company's regular quarterly cash dividend on common stock from $0.25 per share to $0.275, effective with the quarterly dividend the Board has declared to be payable on September 17, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on August 20, 2014.
These petitions sought review of certain claims of VirnetX's U.S. Microsoft was found to infringe both' 135 and' 180 patents in a prior lawsuit filed by VirnetX against Microsoft. "We are pleased with the USPTO's decisions denying Microsoft's petitions," said Kendall Larsen, VirnetX CEO and President.
Faruqi& Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of Family Dollar Stores, Inc..
CHICAGO, July 29, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- While Legat Architects is known for creative design and client service, it is not associated with a specific design style or building type. This month, Legat Architects ushers in its 50th anniversary by honoring its past and celebrating its "Next 50.".
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Family Research Council will host a forum titled, "Common Core: Uncommon Dilemma." Emmett McGroarty of the American Principles Project will be addressing Constitutional and data mining concerns.
ELON, N.C., July 29, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Four Corners Farm, a 300- acre working farm fronting on Highway 87 in Alamance County, N.C., will be sold at absolute auction Friday, Aug. 29, with Woltz& Associates managing the sale.
MEDFORD, N.J.---- Organizers of the 2014 SpeechTEK, CRM Evolution and Customer Service Experience conferences have announced that best-selling author Garrison Wynn will keynote the co-located conferences August 18 at the New York Marriott Marquis.
SEATTLE---- AssureStart, the online small business insurance provider, is now open for business in New Jersey. By answering a few questions at AssureStart.com, small businesses across New Jersey can get coverage recommendations and a rate quote, purchase a business owner’ s policy and download the policy and a certificate of insurance– all in less than 10 minutes.
DENVER---- QEP Resources, Inc., a leading independent natural gas and crude oil exploration and production company, today announced that its Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.02 per share of common stock, payable on September 5, 2014, to shareholders of record on August 18, 2014.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. and NEW YORK, July 29, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Green Charge Networks, a leader in intelligent energy storage, and K Road DG, announced the closing of a $56 million capital infusion.
SAN MATEO, Calif.---- SmartStory™ Technologies today announced it has deployed its groundbreaking SmartStory enterprise platform, which automates the delivery of short, sequenced and personalized videos in several U.S. retail pharmacies.
ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Peabody Energy today called for withdrawal of the proposed carbon rule for existing power plants and greater deployment of technology as the long-term solution to improve emissions, during testimony at a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hearing in Washington, D.C. Peabody is also offering testimony in Denver.
CHICAGO---- The Board of Directors of Exelon Corporation declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.31 per share on Exelon’ s common stock. The dividend is payable on Sept. 10, 2014, to shareholders of record of Exelon as of 5:00 p.m. New York Time on Aug. 15, 2014. Follow Exelon on Twitter@ Exelon.