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2014-08-19 23:00:32

Two noted insurance company professionals bring underwriting expertise and industry know-how to one of Atlantic Risk Specialist’s (“ARS”) mainstay segments. Mahwah, NJ (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Atlantic Risk Specialists is pleased to announce that Anthony Tortorella and Kim Weisse, CPCU have joined ARS. Tony will be focused on strategic business development and Kim will be heading up the Workers’ Compensation department. Tony brings with him over 40 years of experience in many...

2014-08-19 20:24:25

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to news of Blue Shield's new $2.5 - $8 million luxury skybox at the 49ers' new stadium, Consumer Watchdog sent a letter to California Attorney General Kamala Harris asking for an investigation of "Blue Shield's abuse of its non-profit status" and for immediate steps to "block any additional wasteful spending that robs taxpayers and average California patients of their financial health." November ballot...

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 16:23:54

New tools help educate and engage employees, increasing participation in retirement savings plans NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The economic uptick over the past year has led to renewed interest in retirement savings, according to Deloitte's 13(th) Annual Defined Contribution Benchmarking Survey. The research underlying the survey found that average account balances have reached an all-time high of more than $95,000, up from $85,600 in 2012 and an increased number of...

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 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 08:37:28

FinTech Industry Veteran Possesses Strong Track Record of Enhancing Client Relationships WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advisor Software, Inc. ("ASI"), a provider of web-based wealth management solutions for today's financial advisor, announces that Charles Brown has joined the firm as Vice President of Business Development. He is based on the East Coast and will be part of ASI's national sales team. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110525/NY08221LOGO Mr. Brown will...

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...

2014-08-19 08:30:40

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiva Medical, Inc. announced today that it has closed the first two tranches of a $16.5 million Series 3 private equity financing and a $12.5 million senior secured facility with GE Capital. The Company will use the proceeds of the Series 3 private equity financing and debt facility to expand commercial efforts for its VASCADE® Vascular Closure System in the United States. Investing in Series 3 private equity financing was a new...

2014-08-19 08:27:27

Guaranteed Issue Product for Americans age 45-85 Includes up to $25k in Benefits NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinion Benefits Group (ABG), the insurance division of Affinion Group and one of the nation's largest third-party administrators (TPA) of insurance services, and Mutual of Omaha, today released a graded benefit whole life insurance product that can be offered to members and customers of ABG's 3,500 credit union and financial institution partners....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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