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2014-05-12 08:38:21

CHICAGO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS) announced today that Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS"), Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC ("Glass Lewis") and Egan-Jones Proxy Services ("Egan-Jones"), the three major proxy advisory firms, are unanimous in their recommendation that TDS Common shareholders vote "FOR" the Company's nominees for the TDS Board of Directors. "We are very pleased that all three proxy advisory firms have recommended...

2014-05-07 04:23:29

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. (NasdaqGS: CKSW) (the "Company") the leading provider of automated mobile workforce management and optimization solutions for the service industry, announced that its 2014 Annual General Meeting of shareholders (the "AGM") will be held on June 19, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. Israel time, at the offices of the Company at Azorim Park, Oren Building, 94 Em-Hamoshavot Road, Petach Tikva, Israel....

2014-04-29 20:21:18

BIRMINGHAM, AL, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Montclair Energy, LLC ("Montclair") calls on the management of Equal Energy Ltd. (NYSE: EQU; TSX: EQU) ("Equal Energy") to terminate the arrangement agreement with Petroflow Energy Corporation ("Petroflow") for the failure to consummate the transaction by May 1, 2014. William C. Hazelrig, principal at Montclair, noted that "we have been waiting nearly six months for the proxy to be issued and for Petroflow to announce that it has secured...

2014-04-29 16:31:53

PHILADELPHIA, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECTE), a medical device company developing its Symphony(®) CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring system, today announced that it has mailed the following letter to stockholders in connection with the proxy contest that has been threatened at Echo's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders by a dissident stockholder group led by Platinum Management (NY) LLC: April 29, 2014 Dear...

2014-04-24 12:29:53

PHILADELPHIA, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECTE), a medical device company developing its Symphony(®) CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring system, today announced that it has filed revised proxy materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in connection with Echo's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, including a preliminary form of a revised proxy statement and a preliminary form of a revised WHITE...

2014-04-22 20:22:09

PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECTE), a medical device company developing its Symphony® CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring system, today commented on the recent proxy statement filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) by Platinum Management (NY) LLC confirming that it intends to conduct a proxy contest in connection with Echo's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and will solicit...

2014-04-18 16:23:57

BEIJING, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iSoftStone Holdings Limited ("iSoftStone" or the "Company") (NYSE: ISS), a leading China-based IT services provider, today announced that it has entered into a definitive Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement") with New iSoftStone Holdings Limited ("Parent") and New iSoftStone Acquisition Limited ("Merger Sub"), pursuant to which Parent will acquire iSoftStone (the "Transaction") for US$0.57 per ordinary share of the Company (a...

2014-03-06 20:22:12

Special Meeting of Shareholders Scheduled for April 7, 2014 NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jones Group Inc. (NYSE: JNY) ("The Jones Group" or the "Company") has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission definitive proxy materials in connection with the proposed transaction with Sycamore Partners. The Company expects to commence mailing of the definitive proxy materials to The Jones Group shareholders this week. As previously announced on December 19, 2013, The...

2014-03-04 16:22:20

RADNOR, Pa., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PVR Partners, L.P. (NYSE: PVR) today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS"), a leading independent proxy advisory firm, recommended that PVR unitholders vote "FOR" the proposal to approve the merger agreement with Regency Energy Partners LP ("RGP") at the partnership's special meeting of unitholders to be held on March 20, 2014. As previously announced, under the terms of the merger agreement, PVR unitholders will receive...

2014-02-27 08:24:03

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Equal Energy Ltd. ("Equal" or the "Company") (NYSE:EQU) (TSX:EQU.TO) confirms that due to the terms of the arrangement agreement dated December 6, 2013 ("Arrangement Agreement") with Petroflow Energy Corporation and Petroflow Canada Acquisition Corp. (collectively defined as "Petroflow") pursuant to which Equal and Petroflow will complete a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Alberta) (the "Arrangement"), Equal...


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