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2014-09-19 20:21:08

DENVER, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BIOFUEL ENERGY CORP. (NASDAQ:BIOF) (the "Company") today made an announcement relating to the Company's rights offering. On or about September 22, 2014, the Company will distribute, at no charge, to the holders of its common stock transferable subscription rights to purchase common stock. Each holder of shares of Company common stock as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on September 15, 2014 (the "Record Date") will receive one subscription...

2014-09-19 08:26:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xstelos Holdings, Inc. and the members of its Schedule 13D group (collectively, the "Xstelos Group" or "we") own approximately 5.0% of the outstanding shares of common stock of Affymax, Inc. (OTC: AFFY) ("Affymax" or the "Company"). Today, the Xstelos Group announced its intention to vote its shares against Affymax's proposed plan of liquidation at the September 23, 2014 Special Meeting of Shareholders. The Company's management and Board of...

2014-09-17 08:34:30

Notice received from Samba Luxco S.a.r.l regarding the Africatel Shareholders' Agreement RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oi S.A. ("Oi" or the "Company," Bovespa: OIBR3, OIBR4; NYSE: OIBR and OIBR.C), pursuant to art. 157, §4º of Law No. 6,404/76 and CVM Instruction No. 358/02, informs its shareholders and the market in general that: The Board of Directors of Oi resolved, in a meeting that took place on this date, to authorize the management of Oi to take the...

2014-09-16 20:28:04

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) today declared its third-quarter 2014 regular cash dividend of 45.5 cents per share on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend is payable on October 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on September 30, 2014. In addition, PG&E Corporation's utility subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, today declared the regular preferred stock dividend for the three-month period ending October 31, 2014, to...

2014-09-16 16:25:57

Second segment of PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey sheds light on changing governance landscape NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolving trends in board priorities and practices, as well as activist shareholders becoming even more active, were among the issues directors expressed their views about in PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey. In the summer of 2014, 863 public company directors responded to the survey, and of those, 70% serve on the boards of companies...

2014-09-16 08:36:09

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE: VIPS), China's leading online discount retailer ("Vipshop" or the "Company"), today announced that, at the annual general meeting of shareholders held on September 15, 2014 (the "AGM"), the Company's shareholders voted in favor of the proposal to adopt a dual-class share structure (the "Dual-class Share Structure"), pursuant to which the Company's authorized share capital shall be re-classified and...

2014-09-16 04:20:09

Carfinco Board recommends that Shareholders support the Transaction MADRID, Spain and EDMONTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Carfinco Financial Group Inc. ("Carfinco") (TSX: CFN) announced today that it has entered into an arrangement agreement (the "Arrangement Agreement") with Banco Santander, S.A. ("Santander") (CATS:SAN, NYSE:SAN, BATS-CHIXE:SANE) and Santander Holding Canada Inc. ("Acquireco"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Santander, pursuant to which each Carfinco shareholder will...

2014-09-15 20:20:16

VANCOUVER, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (the "Corporation") (NYSE & TSX: RBA) announces that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has adopted amended and restated by-laws (the "Amended and Restated By-laws") and a Say on Pay Policy as part of the Corporation's continued commitment to implementing good corporate governance practices. Commencing with the Corporation's 2015 annual meeting, shareholders will vote on an advisory resolution with...

2014-09-10 16:21:26

ST. HELIER, JERSEY, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - EastSiberian Plc (TSX NEX: ESB.H) ("EastSiberian" or the "Corporation"), a Jersey company, is pleased to announce that it has determined to increase the non-brokered private placement previously announced on June 30, 2014. The private placement now consists of the issuance of up to 30,000,000 common shares (the "Common Shares") of the Corporation at a price of $0.05 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $1,500,000 (the "Private...

2014-09-09 16:24:40

First segment of PwC's Annual Corporate Directors Survey sheds light on changing governance landscape NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC's 2014 Annual Corporate Directors Survey reveals corporate directors' views on board performance and diversity. The findings indicate a growing concern regarding the replacement of underperforming board members and differing opinions among male and female directors concerning the importance of gender and racial diversity....


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