Press Releases

  • WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- A coalition of America's leading agricultural organizations and companies dedicated to normalizing trade relations between the United States and Cuba celebrated its one-year anniversary by urging policymakers to end the embargo in 2016.. The U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba, which seeks to enhance two-way trade...

  • SAN DIEGO, Feb. 10, 2016-- Celladon Corporation announced today it has set a date for a special meeting of its stockholders to vote on matters related to the proposed merger with Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc.. The proxy statement/prospectus/information statement and any other relevant documents filed by Celladon with the SEC may be obtained free of charge at...

  • SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 10, 2016/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is wrong to say the artificial intelligence guiding an autonomous robot car counts as the driver, Consumer Watchdog said today, adding that Google's own test data demonstrates the need for a human driver who can take control when necessary.

  • PURCHASE, N.Y.---- TAL International Group, Inc. today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary TAL International Container Corporation closed an add-on financing to its existing term loan with various lenders and SunTrust Bank, as Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent, thereby increasing the commitment of the loan from $307 million to $407 million.

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky.---- The Brown-Forman Cooperage celebrated 70 years of continuous barrel-making excellence with a commemorative ceremony at its Louisville location on February 10, 2016. Brown-Forman Master Distiller Chris Morris talks about the rich history and importance of the Brown-Forman Cooperage. “No matter where you are in the world, in 165 countries, if...

  • "There is a compelling and compassionate need for additional lending choices in Arizona," Sen. In Arizona, their only existing legal lending options are auto title loans or pawnshops– which are of no use if one does not own a vehicle, or have anything of value to pawn– or unregulated online lenders, which often are offshore, anonymous, and charge interest rates far in...

  • BALTIMORE, Feb. 10, 2016/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The National Federation of the Blind today applauded President Obama' s transmission of the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled to the United States Senate for ratification, and urged the Senate to act immediately to...

  • ATLANTA---- In celebration of the 283 rd Anniversary of the founding of Georgia, Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia Historical Society will induct Muhtar Kent, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Coca-Cola, and James H.“ Jimmy” Blanchard, retired Chairman and CEO of Synovus, as the newest Georgia Trustees. W. Todd Groce, President and CEO of the Georgia Historical Society.“...

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb. 10, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- Grupo Rotoplas S.A.B. de C.V., the leading provider of individual and integrated water solutions in the Americas, reported unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and 12 months ended December 31, 2015. Grupo Rotoplas will host a conference call on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 10:00 am CT/ 11:00 am ET, to present...

  • LAS VEGAS, Feb. 10, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- Global Experience Specialists, a global full service provider for live events, and Exhibitor Media Group, the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced that GES Executive Vice President of Strategy& MarketWorks, David Saef, has joined the ranks of the trade show industry's...

  • CLEVELAND, Feb. 10, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- The Board of Directors of PolyOne Corporation, has declared a quarterly cash dividend of twelve cents per share on the common stock outstanding, to be paid on April 6, 2016, to stockholders of record on March 15, 2016. PolyOne Corporation, with 2015 revenues of $3.4 billion, is a premier provider of specialized polymer materials,...

  • DALTON, Ga., Feb. 10, 2016-- THE DIXIE GROUP, INC. today announced that it will provide an online web simulcast of its 2015 Year End Earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. The live broadcast of The Dixie Group's conference call will begin at 11:00 a.m. The Dixie Group is a leading marketer and manufacturer of carpet and rugs to higher-end residential...

  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 10, 2016-- Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for patients with debilitating rare diseases, today announced that on February 1, 2016, Aegerion granted stock options to purchase an aggregate of 18,270 shares of common stock to six new...

  • NEW YORK---- Today the International Rescue Committee announced the election of Katherine Farley and Tracy R. Wolstencroft as co-chairs of the board of directors. “Katherine Farley and Tracy Wolstencroft bring strong values, global perspectives and New York energy to the IRC,” said David Miliband, IRC president and CEO.“ We are thrilled to have their commitment at a...

  • RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.---- TransEnterix, Inc. announced today that Todd M. Pope, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Joseph P. Slattery, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the RBC Capital Markets 2016 Healthcare Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York. The presentation is scheduled to take place at 2:05 pm...

  • EDINA, Minn.---- O’ Brien-Staley Partners announced today that it hired Matt Reilein as its Portfolio Manager and Carleen Rhodes as its Special Advisor for Fixed Income Impact Investing. He received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and a BS in International Politics from Georgetown University. She joins the firm after more than 30 years in the...

  • The administration submitted a budget request that is a mere 0.5 percent lower than this year's $982 million NRC budget. The administration seeks to portray a deeper reduction by dropping $15 million for an education and workforce training program that Congress has re-inserted in the NRC budget for the past several years. This is the latest of multiple...

  • RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 10, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- Markel Corporation reported book value per common share outstanding of $561.23 at December 31, 2015, up 3% from $543.96 at December 31, 2014. We celebrated the 10 year anniversary of our Markel Ventures operations this year, which surpassed $1.0 billion in revenues, and welcomed the addition of CapTech in late 2015.

  • NEW YORK---- Fitch Ratings has upgraded two and affirmed three classes of Washington Mutual Asset Securities Corporation commercial mortgage pass-through certificates series 2005- C1. As of the January 2016 distribution date, the pool's aggregate principal balance has been reduced by 98.9% to $7.2 million from $649.5 million at issuance.

  • CNBC Media Alert: Twitter COO Adam Bain to Speak with CNBC’s Julia Boorstin on “Squawk on the Street” Thursday, February 11th at 10am ET