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2014-08-20 12:26:08

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Cablecom Holdings, Ltd. (the "Company") announces that as a result of partial return of investments in connection with the Company investment in Hubei Chutian Video Communications Network Co., Ltd. (the "Hubei Investment") and Binzhou Broadcasting and Television Information Network Co., Ltd. (the "Binzhou Investment") the Company intends to make an aggregate cash distribution of $6,069,412.88 (the "Distribution ") to holders of the...

2014-08-20 12:21:19

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Marret Resource Corp. (TSX: MAR) (the "Company") announced today that it has declared a monthly dividend of $0.023334 per share on its outstanding common shares. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 29, 2014, and is an eligible dividend pursuant to subsection 89(14) of the Income Tax Act (Canada). The Company previously announced the adoption of a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (the...

2014-08-20 08:30:14

HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TexCom, Inc. (OTC Pink: TEXC) (the "Company" or "TexCom"), an environmental services company serving the oil and gas industry, today announced that it has extended an offer to holders of its Series A Convertible Preferred Stock ("Preferred Stock") to pay all accrued and unpaid dividends on the Preferred Stock through September 30, 2014 and to convert all of the outstanding shares of Preferred Stock into shares of the Company's common stock,...

2014-08-20 08:29:33

-- Comparable Sales Increased 4.4 Percent -- MOORESVILLE, N.C., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today reported net earnings of $1.04 billion for the quarter ended August 1, 2014, a 10.4 percent increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 18.2 percent to $1.04 from $0.88 in the second quarter of 2013. For the six months ended August 1, 2014, net earnings increased 12.2 percent from the same period a year ago to $1.66 billion,...

2014-08-20 08:28:06

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golub Capital announced today that as Sole Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent it provided a GOLD financing to support the acquisition of California Cryobank Inc. ("CCB" or the "Company") by Longitude Venture Partners II, L.P. ("Longitude") and NovaQuest Pharma Opportunities Fund III, L.P. ("NovaQuest"). GOLD financings are Golub Capital's One-Loan Debt facilities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131211/NY31812LOGO Headquartered in...

2014-08-19 20:21:34

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Lloyd I. Miller, III, the Manager of Milfam II L.P. ("M2"), acquired on August 19, 2014, pursuant to a subscription agreement in connection with a private placement offering by Avnel Gold Mining Limited ("AVNEL") (TSX-AVK), ownership of 1,800,000 units of AVNEL (the "Units") at a price of CDN$0.15 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one common share of AVNEL and one transferable common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant") of AVNEL. Each Warrant entitles...

2014-08-19 16:23:53

DARTMOUTH, NS, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Harry R. Steele of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia announced today that he acquired control of an additional 745,305 Class A Subordinate Voting Shares of Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited, representing 3.1% of those outstanding, at a price of $8.00 per share under a private agreement with one vendor. Mr. Steele now owns or controls 17,040,904 Class A shares representing approximately 69.9% of the outstanding Class A Shares and 3,658,002 Class B...

2014-08-19 12:23:21

LONDON, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: [ii] Royal Dutch Shell plc 2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X An...

2014-08-19 08:35:14

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) today announced the expiration of its previously announced tender offer to purchase for cash any and all of four tranches of notes as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on Monday, August 18, 2014. This includes its 8.875% senior notes due 2019, 7.875% debentures due 2023, 7.875% senior debentures due 2030, and the 7.125% senior notes due 2023 of CBS Broadcasting Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of CBS...

2014-08-19 08:34:38

GUANGZHOU, China, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE: VIPS) today announced that it will hold its 2014 annual general meeting of shareholders at No. 20 Huahai Street, Liwan District, Guangzhou 510370, People's Republic of China on September 15, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., local time. Holders of ordinary shares of record on the close of business on August 25, 2014 (New York City time) (the "Record Date") or their proxy holders are entitled to vote at the annual...


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