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2014-05-09 04:21:24

NEW YORK, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jason N. Ader of SpringOwl Gibraltar Partners B Ltd. (together with its affiliates, "SpringOwl"), the owner of approximately 5.25% of the issued ordinary shares of bwin.party digital entertainment plc (LSE: BPTY.L), today announced that ISS and Glass Lewis & Co., leading global independent proxy advisory firms, recommend that their institutional shareholder clients vote for Board change at the Annual General Meeting to be held on May 22, 2014. In...

2014-05-08 23:14:34

Bank Directors and Officers Face Increased Scrutiny from Regulatory Lawsuits and Criminal Investigations Brought by Federal Regulatory and Law Enforcement Agencies. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 After recent court rulings and criminal investigations, the directors and officers of banks may not be sleeping so soundly. Seemingly gone are the days where courts and regulators reflexively deferred to the business judgment of a bank’s officers and directors. Banks and their...

2014-05-08 20:22:28

OAKVILLE, ON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX:AQN, AQN.PR.A, AQN.PR.D) announced today that the Board of Directors of APUC (the "Board") has declared a dividend of $0.085 on its common shares, payable on July 15, 2014 to the shareholders of record on June 30, 2014 for the period from April 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014. The common share dividend will be paid in cash or, if a shareholder has enrolled in the shareholder dividend...

2014-05-06 20:22:05

TORONTO, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) is pleased to announce the results of its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held today in Toronto, Ontario. All of the resolutions presented at the meeting were approved by the shareholders, with the votes cast by proxy representing 63% of the total shares outstanding as of the record date. Election of Directors The number of directors was fixed at six members and each...

2014-05-01 16:32:47

IRVINE, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PRO-DEX, INC. (NasdaqCM: PDEX) today announced that it has completed its previously announced common stock rights offering. The Company raised $1.65 million, before expenses, through shareholder subscriptions for 868,732 shares of common stock, representing a 59% participation rate. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111025/LA93174LOGO-c Of the total amount of shares to be issued, an aggregate of 473,420 shares will be issued to AO...

2014-04-29 12:24:53

MONTREAL, April 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Maudore Minerals Ltd. ("Maudore" or the "Corporation") - (TSXV: MAO) (OTCBB: MAOMF) (FWB: M6L) - announces that, on April 28, 2012, its Board of Directors has granted stock options to purchase an aggregate number of 3,163,000 common shares of the Corporation in favor of directors, officers, employees and consultants, of which 2,869,000 options were granted to insiders, in accordance with the Corporation's 2013 stock option plan. These options...

2014-04-28 16:20:56

HALIFAX, April 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Concerned Shareholders of Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") today submitted a complaint with the Ontario Securities Commission ("OSC") asking the OSC to investigate the actions of Sherritt's Board and management in misleading shareholders about the nominees for election to the Board at the Company's Annual and Special Meeting to be held on May 6, 2014. The Concerned Shareholders advised the OSC that they believe Sherritt and its...

2014-04-28 12:32:06

NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Furiex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Furiex" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: FURX) (ISIN: US36106P1012) (CUSIP: 36106P101) concerning the proposed acquisition of Furiex by Forest Laboratories, Inc. ("Forest"). Furiex shareholders seeking more information about this acquisition are advised to contact Robert Willoughby at rswilloughby@pomlaw.com or 212-661-1100 or 888-476-6529, ext. 237. The...

2014-04-28 08:30:55

MINNEAPOLIS, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Techne Corporation (NASDAQ:TECH), (d/b/a Bio-Techne announced that its Board of Directors has decided to pay a dividend of $0.31 per share for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. The quarterly dividend will be payable May 23, 2014 to all common shareholders of record on May 9, 2014. Future cash dividends will be considered by the Board of Directors on a quarterly basis. Techne Corporation, (d/b/a Bio-Techne), NASDAQ: TECH, is a global life...

2014-04-25 08:23:27

MONTREAL, April 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Maudore Minerals Ltd. ("Maudore" or the "Corporation") (TSXV: MAO) (US OTC: MAOMF) (Frankfurt Exchange: M6L) announces its results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. Financial results are based on International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS") and dollars are reported in Canadian currency, unless otherwise noted. Highlights for 2013 -- Acquisition of Aurbec Mines Inc. ("Aurbec") (previously named NAP...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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