Press Releases

  • SIMI VALLEY, Calif.---- AeroVironment, Inc. today announced Wahid Nawabi has been named president in addition to his role as chief operating officer, effective immediately. Tim Conver will continue as chairman and chief executive officer of AeroVironment. He joined AeroVironment in 2011 as senior vice president and general manager of the EES business segment,...

  • HERNDON, Va.---- Strayer Education, Inc. announced that on January 13, 2016 it acquired the New York Code and Design Academy, a provider of non-degree web and mobile app development courses. NYCDA will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Strayer Education, Inc., and will maintain its current headquarters and management team based in New York City.

  • WHEATON, Ill.---- The Board of Trustees of First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund, CUSIP 33738 C103, previously approved a managed distribution policy for the Fund in reliance on exemptive relief received from the Securities and Exchange Commission which permits the Fund to make periodic distributions of long-term capital gains as frequently as monthly each...

  • RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 15, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- Genworth Financial, Inc. announced today it has closed the previously announced sale of certain blocks of term life insurance to Protective Life Insurance Company. The transaction represents another action toward increasing Genworth's financial flexibility and strength by generating capital from low return blocks.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2016/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights joins the nation in celebrating Dr. "As we observe Martin Luther King Day, let us recognize that what he struggled for during his lifetime, we struggle for today. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent, bipartisan agency charged with advising the President and...

  • Jason Mueller, Stephanie Itzkowitz and Cathy Kawalek Join KWI. Jason holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Polytechnic University and an M.B.A. from Hofstra University. Chris Jannuzzi, Director of Business Development, welcomes Stephanie Itzkowitz as KWI Customer Relationship Manager.

  • SAN JOSE, Calif.---- A partnership between Pacific Retail Capital Partners and Silverpeak Real Estate Partners announced today that it has acquired the 1.4 million-square-foot Eastridge super-regional mall in San Jose. We will implement a strategy that will build upon GGP's past leasing efforts and will continue to improve on the property’ s retail and...

  • Red Lion Inn & Suites Sacramento Now Open Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 4:20 PM ET

    "The Sacramento market is familiar territory for Red Lion and we appreciate the continued growth there,” said RLHC Chief Franchising Officer Brian Quinn.“ This hotel’ s proximity to downtown makes for easy access to the Sacramento Convention Center and other guest attractions.”. The Red Lion Inn& Suites- Sacramento Midtown, 1319 30th Street, is located just north of...

  • AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 15, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- After an extended trial launch, National Western Life Insurance Company has officially debuted Simplified Issue Life platform called the NWL ® OptionLife Series. The product set features both Rapid Issue Life and Graded Death Benefit versions with the choice of level term or whole life coverage.. "OptionLife is a great...

  • INDIANAPOLIS---- Kite Realty Group Trust announced today that the taxation of its 2015 dividend distributions for the Company’ s common shares of beneficial interest represents 74.03 percent ordinary income, 12.38 percent capital gain, and 13.59 percent return of capital. About Kite Realty Group Trust. Kite Realty Group Trust is a full-service, vertically...

  • RIVERWOODS, Ill.---- Discover Financial Services announced that Joseph F. Eazor has joined the company’ s Board of Directors. “Joe has a proven track record of leading successful global companies and extensive experience in technology and IT services,” said David Nelms, chairman and chief executive officer for Discover.“ Joe will be a valuable asset to our company and...

  • NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 15, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- Norfolk Southern Corporation will announce its fourth-quarter financial results during a conference call and live Internet webcast at 8:45 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. For electronic notification of earnings events, subscribe to NSInvest, Norfolk Southern's e-mail distribution list for news releases on...

  • HCP Announces Tax Treatment of 2015 Distributions Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 4:15 PM ET

    IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- HCP announced today the tax treatment of its 2015 distributions. HCP, Inc. is a fully integrated real estate investment trust that invests primarily in real estate serving the healthcare industry in the United States. Timothy M. Schoen Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 407-0400.

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 15, 2016-- CCA, America's largest owner of partnership correctional, detention, and re-entry facilities, announced today the tax allocations of its 2015 dividend distributions.. For common shareholders of Corrections Corporation of America, the Form 1099- DIV summarizes the allocation of 2015 dividends. In addition, CCA has provided a copy...

  • Lincoln Electric Schedules 2016 Shareholders Meeting Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 4:15 PM ET

    CLEVELAND, Jan. 15, 2016-- Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. today announced that the Company’ s 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Eastern Time, at the Marriott Cleveland East Hotel, 26300 Harvard Road, Warrensville Heights, Ohio 44122.. Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and...

  • TULSA, Okla.---- In response to market speculation, The Williams Companies, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors is unanimously committed to completing the transaction with Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. per the merger agreement executed on September 28, 2015 as expeditiously as possible and delivering the benefits of the transaction to Williams’...

  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala.---- Protective Life Corporation, a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited, today announced that its principal subsidiary, Protective Life Insurance Company, completed the acquisition via reinsurance of certain blocks of business from Genworth Life and Annuity Insurance Company, Richmond, Virginia.

  • ENGLEWOOD, Colo.---- Liberty Interactive LLC, a subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation, announced a semi-annual interest payment to the holders of its 3.5% Senior Exchangeable Debentures due 2031. The amount of the payment is $17.50 per $1,000 original principal amount of Debentures. On June 20, 2012, Liberty made an extraordinary distribution of...

  • Mesabi Trust Press Release Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 4:15 PM ET

    NEW YORK---- The Trustees of Mesabi Trust declared a distribution of five cents per Unit of Beneficial Interest payable on February 20, 2016 to Mesabi Trust Unitholders of record at the close of business on January 30, 2016. In addition, because Mesabi Trust has not yet received the quarterly royalty report for shipments of iron ore products from Silver Bay,...

  • Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. will host a conference call on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 to discuss fourth quarter and annual 2015 earnings. Earnings Release: The earnings release for Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. will be available at approximately 8:00 a.m. Central Time on the internet at www.frostbank.com or via fax by request. Conference Call and Live Webcast:...