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2014-08-22 16:21:59

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. ("Lions Gate" or the "Company")(NYSE: LGF) and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States District Court, Southern District of New York, and docketed under 14-cv-5477, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons or entities who purchased Lions Gate securities between February 11, 2013 and March 13, 2014, inclusive (the "Class...

2014-08-22 08:24:54

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WaferGen Bio-systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: WGBS) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of units of common stock and warrants at a price of $10,000 per unit for gross proceeds of $20 million, prior to deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses payable by the Company. The shares and warrants are immediately separable and will be issued separately. The shares of common stock are expected to...

2014-08-22 08:23:34

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biometrics & mCommerce companies aim to solve security issues through advanced smart payment platforms as recent forecast displays favorable outlook for digital payments: NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCBB: NXTD), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) and Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE: MA) NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCQB:NXTD), a biometric authentication company focused on the growing mobile...

2014-08-20 08:33:44

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the expiration and final results of its previously announced eleven separate private offers to exchange (the "Exchange Offers") specified series of debt securities issued by Verizon and by Alltel Corporation (an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon) (collectively, the "Old Notes") for new debt securities to be issued by Verizon (the "New Notes") in...

2014-08-19 16:22:36

CANONSBURG, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) (the "Company") today announced the completion of its underwritten public offering of 13,729,650 shares of its common stock at $27.30 per share, including 1,790,824 shares pursuant to the full exercise by the underwriters of their option to purchase additional common stock from the selling stockholders named in the registration statement. The Company sold 7,500,000 shares of its common stock, and the selling...

2014-08-19 08:32:28

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Handy & Harman Ltd. (NASDAQ: HNH) ("HNH" or the "Company") announced today that it has amended its previously announced tender offer to increase the price at which it will purchase shares of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share ("Common Stock"), to a purchase price of $26.00 per share. The maximum aggregate size of the tender offer remains unchanged at $60 million in value of Common Stock. However, the maximum number of...

2014-08-14 12:30:13

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accessories marketer R. G. Barry Corporation (NASDAQ: DFZ) ("R. G. Barry" or the "Company") today announced that it has submitted written notice to the NASDAQ Global Market ("NASDAQ") of its intention to voluntarily delist from NASDAQ the Company's common shares, par value $1.00 per share, and the associated Series II Junior Participating Class A Preferred Shares, par value $1.00 per share (collectively, the "Shares"). As previously...

2014-08-14 08:33:51

HSINCHU, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and test services, today announced entry into a Share Purchase Agreement ("SPA") for repurchase of 1,000,000 shares or 3.3% ownership of outstanding shares of ChipMOS held by Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. ("SPIL"). The SPA is for the repurchase transaction disclosed in the...

2014-08-13 20:21:42

CANONSBURG, Pa., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice Energy Inc. (the "Company") today announced the pricing of its upsized underwritten public offering of 11,938,826 shares of its common stock at $27.30 per share. The Company is offering 7,500,000 shares of its common stock, and the selling stockholders named in the registration statement are offering 4,438,826 shares of the Company's common stock. The selling stockholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up...

2014-08-13 16:29:15

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Priceline Group Inc. (Nasdaq: PCLN) announced today its intention to offer, subject to market and other conditions, up to $1 billion principal amount of Convertible Senior Notes due 2021 through a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. In certain circumstances, the notes may be converted into cash up to their principal amount, and into shares of The...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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