Press Releases

  • BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Aug. 1, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Whirlpool Corporation announces that today the Italian Court of Ancona issued the authorization relating to the sale of certain Indesit Company S.p.A. shares to Whirlpool.

  • AACC Debuts Refreshed Brand Identity Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 11:46 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, unveiled an updated brand identity today that reflects the organization's commitment to help laboratory professionals adapt to the changing healthcare environment and continue to do what they do best: provide vital insight to physicians, so patients get the care they need.

  • BOSTON, Aug. 1, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Shares in L3 Communications Holdings, Inc. declined 12% to its lowest trading price in 2014, on news of accounting misconduct at its Aerospace Systems segment.

  • CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The groundbreaking scientific studies featured at the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting& Clinical Lab Expo will include research on a blood test for Alzheimer's that uses biochip technology, a new test to diagnose colon cancer early, a more accurate method for determining multiple myeloma prognosis, a less stressful test for sleep apnea, and the development of a bank of biospecimens from pregnant women that could prove crucial for women's health research.

  • NEW YORK---- Fitch Ratings affirms its' BBB+' rating assigned to the $121.2 million power supply system revenue refunding bonds series 2012 issued by Sam Rayburn Municipal Power Agency, TX. The Rating Outlook is Stable.

  • MAZDA RECORDS BEST JULY SALES IN 21 YEARS Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    "Mazda hasn't sold this many vehicles in the month of July since 1993. A big part of that success is building the brand and showing customers that buying a Mazda isn't buying an economy car on discount, it is buying a near-premium experience for a great value."

  • PETER PORT, Guernsey, Aug. 1, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- European Capital Limited announced today that it and certain affiliates have completed a £113.5 million refinancing of their portfolio company, Hillarys, the UK's leading made-to-measure supplier of domestic window coverings, and have used the proceeds, together with a further £5.5 million equity investment, to buy out minority investor, Permira Debt Managers.

  • CHICAGO, Aug. 1. 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- As one of the 10 largest medical exhibitions in the U.S., the 2014 AACC Annual Meeting& Clinical Lab Expo is the place where breakthrough innovations in clinical testing and patient care are introduced to the healthcare world.

  • SAN ANTONIO---- Paul McCartney will perform a benefit concert October 1 at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, topping off a month-long grand opening celebration for the new $203 million performing arts center located in the heart of downtown San Antonio. Paul McCartney to Play Historic Fundraiser for Tobin Center.

  • NEW YORK---- Fitch Ratings has published a report on Palm Beach County School Board, FL. The report is available at' www.fitchratings.com'. Applicable Criteria and Related Research: Palm Beach County School Board, Florida.

  • CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- At the world's largest conference and exhibit for laboratory medicine, AACC will showcase the cutting edge science and technology shaping the future of medical testing and patient care.

  • CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- The PROPEL Center of the iBIO Institute, dedicated to increasing the number and success rate of early-stage life sciences companies in Illinois, announced today that it has awarded 15 grants to help Illinois entrepreneurs attend AdvaMed 2014: The MedTech Conference in Chicago. AdvaMed 2014 is the leading MedTech conference in North America, bringing more than 1,000 companies together in a uniquely multifaceted environment for business development, capital formation, innovative technology showcasing, world-class educational opportunities and networking.

  • Kia Motors America Announces Record July Sales Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Coming off the best first half sales performance in company history, Kia Motors America today announced record July sales of 52,309 units, a 6.7 percent increase over the same period last year. Kia Motors America is the marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Fitch Releases Report on Norwalk, CT Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    NEW YORK---- Fitch Ratings has published a report on Norwalk, CT. The report is available at' www.fitchratings.com'. Applicable Criteria and Related Research: Norwalk, Connecticut.

  • Titan America welcomes new CEO Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    Bill Zarkalis is former Group CFO of Titan SA. Before joining Titan, Zarkalis served in a variety of executive positions with Dow Chemical, including Global Vice President of Dow Automotive, Global Business Director of Specialty Plastics and Elastomers, and Global Business Director of Synthetic Latex.

  • ICON: Pfizer and Roche Join ADDPLAN DF Consortium Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    DUBLIN---- ICON plc, today announced that Pfizer and Roche have joined the ADDPLAN ® DF Consortium. The consortium was founded in 2013 by Novartis Pharma AG, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., Eli Lilly, and Aptiv Solutions, which is an ICON plc company leading the design and implementation of adaptive trials.

  • IRVINE, Calif.---- Allergan, Inc. today filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P. and its principal, William A. Ackman, alleging that Valeant, Pershing Square and Mr.

  • The ratings of HSIC reflect its strong capital position and the support it receives from the HAI Group. Partially offsetting these positive rating factors is the start-up nature of the company, which is mitigated by the successful performance and support of the HAI Group.

  • STAMFORD, Conn., August 1, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Alberto VO5 ®, the legendary hair care brand and America's best beauty value known for its 5 Essential Vitamin formula delivering extraordinary results at affordable prices, today launched its second annual "National Anti-Frizz Month," empowering women to fight August's dog days through expert advice, deep savings on VO5 frizz-taming products and a Hot Oil Hot Summer Sweepstakes offering chances to win big with cash and other prizes.

  • NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2014-- In its August 2014 cover story, ALM's Law Technology News provides an instructive look at how NexLP, an e-discovery startup company, captured the attention and support of venture capitalists.