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2014-04-15 08:35:24

Transformative Acquisition of Progressive Will Create Lease-to-Own Leader ATLANTA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), the leading lease-to-own specialty retailer that offers flexible payment options for credit-challenged individuals, today issued a letter to its shareholders. The full text of the letter is below. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130826/CL69318LOGO April 15, 2014 Dear Fellow Shareholder: Aaron's business is at an inflection point, resulting from an...

2014-04-14 12:33:23

BEIJING and BETHESDA, Md., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHDX) ("Chindex" or the "Company"), an American healthcare company providing services in China through the operations of United Family Healthcare, a network of private primary care hospitals and affiliated ambulatory clinics, today announced the receipt of an offer from a financial bidder to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Chindex common stock for $23 per share in cash. The Company...

2014-04-11 08:21:46

BERWYN, Pa. and MIDDLEFIELD, Conn., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) and Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ: ZIGO) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which AMETEK will acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Zygo at a purchase price of $19.25 per share in cash, which represents a premium of 31% to Zygo's closing share price on April 10, 2014. The aggregate enterprise value of the transaction is approximately $280...

2014-04-07 08:30:19

BEIJING and BETHESDA, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHDX) ("Chindex" or the "Company"), an American healthcare company providing services in China through the operations of United Family Healthcare, a network of private primary care hospitals and affiliated ambulatory clinics, today announced the expiration on April 3, 2014 of the 45-day "go-shop" period provided for under the terms of the previously announced merger agreement (the "Merger...

2014-04-07 08:29:44

--Questcor Shareholders Receive $30.00 in Cash and 0.897 Mallinckrodt Shares for Each Share of Questcor Common Stock They Own-- DUBLIN and ANAHEIM, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK), a leading global specialty pharmaceuticals company, and Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR), a high-growth biopharmaceutical company, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Mallinckrodt will acquire Questcor in a transaction...

2014-04-04 16:21:11

JACKSON, Mich., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven members are seeking election to CMS Energy Corporation's Board of Directors, the company announced today in its proxy statement. Seeking election are: John G. Russell, president and chief executive officer of CMS Energy, as well as the following independent directors: David W. Joos, non-executive chairman; Jon E. Barfield; Kurt L. Darrow; Stephen E. Ewing; Richard M. Gabrys; William D. Harvey; Philip R. Lochner Jr.; Kenneth L....

2014-04-04 08:22:06

HOUSTON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: HNR) today announced that it will hold a special meeting of its stockholders on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 8:30 a.m., Central Time, at 1177 Enclave Parkway, Houston, Texas 77077. The record date for the meeting is April 7, 2014. At the special meeting, stockholders will be asked to consider and vote on a proposal to authorize the sale by Harvest, indirectly through subsidiaries, of its remaining interests...

2014-04-03 16:23:13

CHICAGO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, today announced that the proxy materials for its 2014 Annual Shareholders' Meeting are now available electronically under the Securities and Exchange Commission's Notice and Access rule. The proxy statement for Morningstar's 2014 annual meeting and the 2013 annual report to shareholders are available in the investor relations area of the company's corporate...

2014-04-03 12:20:38

HALIFAX, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Concerned Shareholders, led by Clarke Inc. ("Clarke") (TSX: CKI; CKI.DB.A), today submitted a notice of intention to Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") to nominate three new directors (the "Shareholder Nominees") for election to the Board of Directors at Sherritt's Annual and Special Meeting to be held on May 6, 2014 (the "Meeting"). The Shareholder Nominees are: Ashwath Mehra, a 28-year metals business veteran and former Senior Partner at Glencore...

2014-04-03 00:21:50

BEIJING and SALT LAKE CITY, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sino Gas International Holdings Inc. (OTC: SGAS, "Sino Gas" or the "Company"), a holding company that is engaged in the development of natural gas distribution systems and the distribution, of natural gas to residential and industrial customers in small- and medium-sized cities in the People's Republic of China, today announced that it has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement") with...