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2014-09-30 08:35:25

Transactions Further Enhance Vulcan's Industry-Leading Aggregates Operations Concentrated in Attractive, High Growth Markets BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates, today reported that it has completed six acquisitions during the third quarter that further expand the Company's footprint and reserve positions in the best markets in America. The most recent acquisitions include five...

2014-09-30 08:35:23

VANCOUVER, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WesternOne Inc. ("WesternOne") (Toronto Stock Exchange: WEQ, WEQ.DB, and WEQ.DB.C) today announced the closing of two acquisitions previously announced on September 9, 2014 (the "Acquisitions"). Acquisition of Enerbuilt A subsidiary of WesternOne completed the purchase of the assets of Enerbuilt Technologies Inc. ("Enerbuilt") for a total consideration of $20 million (the "Enerbuilt Acquisition"). WesternOne funded the Enerbuilt Acquisition...

2014-09-30 08:23:50

LAFAYETTE, La., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroQuest Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PQ) announced that in September 2014, the Company completed the sale of its Eagle Ford assets for net proceeds of approximately $9.7 million. The Company estimates that operating cash flow generated from its Eagle Ford assets during the first six months of 2014 totaled approximately $2.0 million on average daily production of approximately 195 barrels of oil equivalent per day. As of June 30, 2014, the...

2014-09-29 16:21:36

ELKHART, Ind., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) today announced a significant expansion of production and office capacity at the Company's Airstream subsidiary in Jackson Center, Ohio. The project will add approximately 94,000 square-feet to Airstream's existing 134,000 square-foot travel trailer plant. "With the recent strong growth in our markets, momentum and optimism among our dealers and positive outlook for future growth, this expansion will...

2014-09-29 12:30:39

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leading company focused on improving patient and economic outcomes on a global basis by developing and delivering innovative minimally invasive coronary and peripheral visualization, physiology diagnostics and therapies, today confirmed receipt of a letter to its Board of Directors from Engaged Capital, LLC. The Company issued the following statement in response: Volcano welcomes the perspectives of its...

2014-09-29 00:21:23

BASEL, Switzerland, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and InterMune, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITMN) today announced that Roche's wholly owned subsidiary Klee Acquisition Corporation has accepted for payment all shares validly tendered pursuant to its tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of InterMune, Inc. at USD 74.00 per share in cash. The tender offer expired at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, at the end of the day on 26 September 2014,...

2014-09-24 16:24:50

BEIJING, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Charm Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHRM) ("Charm" or the "Company"), a leading advertising agency in China, announced today the completion of the merger contemplated by the previously announced agreement and plan of merger dated May 19, 2014 (as amended on May 23, 2014 and June 20, 2014, the "merger agreement") among Engadin Parent Limited ("Parent"), Engadin Merger Limited ("Merger Sub") and the Company. As a result of the merger,...

2014-09-24 08:29:09

Overall Same Store Organic Growth (unadjusted for generics) Expected to Exceed 15% in Third Quarter Bausch + Lomb Expected to Continue to Deliver Greater Than 10% Organic Growth (unadjusted) Valeant 3Q Results Expected to Beat Consensus on Revenue and Be Better than Guidance on Cash EPS, Organic Growth, Restructuring Charges and Adjusted Cash Flow from Operations Expect Continued Strong Double-digit Same Store Organic Growth in the Fourth Quarter Will Announce Third Quarter Results on...

2014-09-23 12:30:27

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB: MDBX) (www.medbox.com), the leading dispensary infrastructure and licensing specialist, patented technology provider, and partner to the cannabis industry, commented on recent selling activity which resulted from the grants of stock and restricted stock units through the Company's recently adopted equity incentive program and the programmed sales by the Company's independent directors and the Company's founders. As...

2014-09-22 16:25:23

Bank-Tech deals can lead to 10 to 15 percent increase in share price while Bank-on-Bank Mergers show returns in the 4 to 6 percent range NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A.T. Kearney today released a study called "Tracking Banking M&A: Why Bank-Tech Mergers Are Winning," an analysis of four years' worth of the 30 largest global retail banks' M&A data. The study approximated the financial impact on the banks' share price 12 months after a given acquisition, comparing...


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