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2014-08-26 08:37:19

Webinar highlighting key trends shaping small-business credit to be held on Sept. 4 COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian(®), the leading global information services company, today announced that following a tough first three months of the year, small-business credit conditions rebounded in the second quarter of 2014 to reach their highest level on record. According to the most recent Experian/Moody's Analytics Small Business Credit Index, the improvement was...

2014-08-11 20:21:40

BOGOTA, Colombia, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) reports that the risk rating agency Moody's Investors Service has maintained its international rating at Baa2 with a stable outlook. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090209/ARM001LOGO This rating action follows the upgrade of the Republic of Colombia from Baa3 to Baa2 on July 28, 2014. The complete report is available on the website www.moodys.com. Ecopetrol is the largest...

2014-06-24 08:28:22

Global executive to lead strategy and business development ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest has named Ben Lewis as its new Senior Vice-President, Strategy and Business Development. In this role, Mr. Lewis leads ProQuest's global strategy function and assists on both internal and external business development activities. He reports to CEO Kurt Sanford. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120620/DE27948LOGO-a "Ben's 17 years of experience in senior strategy...

2014-06-24 08:23:35

HOUSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroLogistics LP (NYSE: PDH) (the "Company") today announced that it and PetroLogistics Finance Corp. ("Finance Corp." and together with the Company, the "Issuers") are soliciting consents ("Consent Solicitation") from holders of the Issuers' outstanding 6.25% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "Notes") to approve amendments (the "Proposed Amendments") to the indenture relating to the Notes (the "Indenture"). The Issuers are making the Consent...

2014-06-09 08:35:08

WESTWOOD, Mass., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RAGE Frameworks, a provider of technology enabled solutions, will launch a free, entry level version of its Credit Risk Analytics Portal at the NACM Credit Congress & Expo, June 8-11, Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, FL. This is a complement to RAGE's premium product, Real Time Intelligence [RTI(TM)] for Credit Risk that provides deep credit analysis, assessment and monitoring. The application will be available online at...

2014-05-19 12:25:42

DCP Midstream Partners, LP Ranked No. 1, Followed by the Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. NEW YORK , May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEO Connection, the only membership organization for mid-market CEOs, releases the first-ever Mid-Market 500 list. The list ranks the top 500 mid-market companies (defined as having annual revenues between $100 million and $3 billion). Comprised of nearly 20,000 companies, the mid-market represents an integral piece of the U.S. economy, employing more than 30 million people...

2014-05-13 20:24:10

Board Approves $500 Million Share Repurchase Program and Increases Annual Dividend by 50% to $1.50/share OMAHA, Neb., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, today announced that its Board of Directors has adopted a capital allocation philosophy. "Valmont has achieved record results over the past several years, as well as completing a...

2014-04-15 16:28:40

SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced that its investment grade corporate credit rating from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services ("S&P") has been upgraded from BBB- to BBB. BioMed Realty was the first real estate investment trust dedicated to the life science industry to receive investment grade corporate credit ratings from S&P and Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") in April 2010. The company received positive...

2014-03-31 08:29:36

SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced that its rating outlook on its investment grade corporate credit rating from Moody's Investors Service has been revised to positive from stable. The company previously received a positive outlook on its investment grade corporate credit rating from Standard & Poor's Rating Services in June 2013. According to Greg N. Lubushkin, Chief Financial Officer of BioMed Realty, "We are very...

2014-02-11 08:38:28

Credit balances grow as financial institutions loosen credit terms and nonfinancial lenders open more accounts for small businesses COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian(®), the leading global information services company, today announced that the Experian/Moody's Analytics Small Business Credit Index rose 1.2 points to 117 due to the growth of small-business credit balances. According to the Q4 2013 report, the increase marked the fourth consecutive quarter of...


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