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Wintrust Announces Veterans First Mortgage Acquisition Agreement

ROSEMONT, Ill., Dec. 11, 2017 -- Wintrust Financial Corporation (“Wintrust”) (Nasdaq:WTFC) announced that its subsidiary, Barrington Bank & Trust Company, N.A., through its division Wintrust Mortgage, has negotiated the terms of an agreement to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of iFreedom Direct Corporation DBA Veterans First Mortgage, a Utah Corporation (Veterans First Mortgage) subject to conditions including final due diligence, execution of a definitive agreement...

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Alexander & Baldwin names Kenneth Kan as director, corporate finance

HONOLULU, Dec. 11, 2017 -- Alexander & Baldwin, (NYSE: ALEX) (A&B) today announced it has named Kenneth Kan as director, corporate finance. Kan will assume A&B's treasury duties, including managing banking relationships and working on special corporate projects, and will report to Jim Mead, A&B's chief financial officer. Kan has extensive experience in finance, real estate and strategic planning. Prior to joining A&B, he most recently served with Outrigger Enterprises...

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Tessa Therapeutics Appoints Mr. Desmond Lim as Chief Financial Officer

SINGAPORE, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Tessa Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on cellular immunotherapy treatments for solid tumors, today announces the appointment of Mr. Desmond Lim as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Lim has over 25 years of finance experience and has held multiple senior executive roles in the recent decade. He started his career in auditing with Arthur Andersen & Co in Australia, followed by treasury and capital markets roles at Deutsche...

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Kingsoft Cloud Selects Equinix to Address Growing Market Demand in Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE, Dec. 11, 2017 -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that leading Chinese software and internet service company, Kingsoft Cloud Holdings Limited (Kingsoft Cloud), has selected Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center in Singapore to expand into Southeast Asia.According to the Global Mobile Consumer Survey1, published by Deloitte, mobile application usage such as social networking, messaging and gaming...

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Live Investor Conference & Webinar: How Investors Can Access and Evaluate Mini-IPO Stocks December 13

Market Leaders Discuss How SEC Regulation A+ Provides Access to Promising Companies for Individual Investors NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2017 -- Cision® and CrowdfundX invite individual investors to an educational webinar about investing in "Mini-IPOs," the nickname given to the SEC Regulation A+ process companies can use to raise capital. The new Regulation A+ went into effect in June of 2015 with the intent of reviving the smaller IPO market by allowing companies to accept funds from both...

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MGM Resorts Selects 'Las Vegas Aces' As New Name For WNBA Franchise

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 11, 2017 -- MGM Resorts International today announced that its WNBA franchise will be called the Las Vegas Aces. Las Vegas' first major professional basketball team – formerly the San Antonio Stars – will begin play in its new home in the 2018 season. Logo is available at the below link. High-Res Images & Video will be availablefor download at 5 p.m. PST at the same location http://bit.ly/WNBAMandalayBay   MGM Resorts Selects 'Las Vegas...

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Global Brokerage, Inc. Receives Approximately 78.5% Yes Votes to Move Forward with the Prepackaged Plan of Reorganization

NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2017 -- Global Brokerage, Inc. (NASDAQ:GLBR) (“Global Brokerage”), announced today that, after receiving votes from approximately 78.5% of the holders of its 2.25% Convertible Notes due 2018 (the “Current Notes”) unanimously approving its proposed, prepackaged plan of reorganization (the “Plan”), Global Brokerage has filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of...

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Kite Announces Data From ZUMA-3 Study of KTE-C19 in Adult Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kite, a Gilead Company (Nasdaq: GILD), announced updated results from the ongoing Phase 1/2 ZUMA-3 study of KTE-C19, a CD19 chimeric antigen receptor T (CAR T) cell therapy, which is investigational for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). With a minimum of eight weeks of follow-up, 71 percent of ALL patients (n=17/24) who received a single infusion of KTE-C19 achieved complete tumor remission (complete remission...

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Oasis Petroleum Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

HOUSTON, Dec. 11, 2017 -- Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: OAS) ("Oasis" or the "Company") announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 32,000,000 shares of common stock for total gross proceeds (before the underwriters' discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses) of approximately $321.9 million. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to fund a portion of the previously announced acquisition of assets in the Permian Basin...

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RM LAW Announces Investigation of Citizens, Inc.

BERWYN, Pa., Dec. 11, 2017 --  RM LAW, P.C. has commenced an investigation into potential securities law violations by certain officers of Citizens, Inc. ("Citizens" or the "Company") (NYSE: CIA). If you purchased shares of Citizens and would like to learn more about these claims or if you wish to discuss these matters and have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights, contact Richard A. Maniskas, Esquire toll-free at (844) 291-9299 or to sign up online, click here. On...

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Amdocs Limited Files Fiscal 2017 Annual Report

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 11, 2017 -- Amdocs Limited (NASDAQ:DOX) has filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2017 (including its financial statements for such year) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The annual report is available through the Company’s website (http://www.amdocs.com/media-room/annual-report-2017). Upon the request of a shareholder of the Company, the Company will promptly provide to such shareholder a copy of the 2017 annual report, free...

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The New Ireland Fund Announces Final Results of Rights Offering

BOSTON, Dec. 11, 2017 -- The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of The New Ireland Fund (NYSE:IRL) (the “Fund”), a closed-end investment company, is pleased to announce the completion of the Fund’s transferable rights offering (the “Offer”) in which 1,245,445 common shares will be issued pursuant to subscriptions by rights holders through the Offer.   The Offer, which commenced on November 3, 2017 and expired on December 6, 2017 (the “Expiration Date”), was oversubscribed. ...

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Archrock Names Raymond Guba Interim Chief Financial Officer

HOUSTON, Dec. 11, 2017 -- Archrock, Inc. (NYSE:AROC) today announced that Raymond (Randy) Guba has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective December 12, 2017.“Archrock is fortunate to have an Interim CFO with Randy’s broad financial experience and proven leadership to support our team,” said Brad Childers, Archrock’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “I look forward to working with him as we continue our search for a permanent CFO.”Guba brings extensive financial...

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Archrock Partners Names Raymond Guba Interim Chief Financial Officer

HOUSTON, Dec. 11, 2017 -- HOUSTON, December 11, 2017 – Archrock Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:APLP) today announced that Raymond (Randy) Guba has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer of Archrock Partners’ managing general partner, effective December 12, 2017.“Archrock Partners is fortunate to have an Interim CFO with Randy’s broad financial experience and proven leadership to support our team,” said Brad Childers, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Archrock Partners’...

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