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2014-09-22 20:22:11

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters (TSX / NYSE: TRI) today announced the pricing of its offering of US$1 billion of debt securities, which consists of US$550 million principal amount of 1.65% notes due 2017, and US$450 million principal amount of 3.85% notes due 2024. The offering is expected to close on September 29, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. Thomson Reuters plans to use the net proceeds of this offering for general corporate purposes,...

2014-09-22 16:29:27

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced that it is offering to sell $200 million of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. J.P. Morgan, Deutsche Bank Securities and BofA Merrill Lynch are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Avanir intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase additional shares of its common stock. All of the shares to be sold in the offering are...

2014-09-22 16:26:04

DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading provider of loyalty and marketing solutions derived from transaction-rich data, today announced that Ed Heffernan, president and chief executive officer, and Bryan Kennedy, chief executive officer of Epsilon, will present at the Telsey Advisory Group 5(th) Annual Fall Consumer Conference at the Intercontinental New York Times Square Hotel in New York on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Ed and...

2014-09-22 12:32:51

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, announced today that as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on September 19, 2014 (the "Early Tender Date"), it had received tenders for an aggregate principal amount of approximately $301 million of its outstanding 6.625% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "Notes") in its...

2014-09-22 12:27:59

DUBLIN, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) today commented on Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AUXL) decision not to accept its proposal to acquire Auxilium for a per share consideration of $28.10 in a cash and stock transaction valued at $2.2 billion. The Company issued the following statement: We continue to believe that our transaction for Auxilium is compelling. We are providing a substantial premium and immediate cash value for...

2014-09-22 08:35:05

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 19, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,579.79, down 0.30%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.08%, to finish the day at 17,279.74, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,010.40, down 0.05%. The gains were broad based as six out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended...

2014-09-22 08:32:20

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has declared cash dividends on shares of both its common and preferred stock for the third quarter of 2014. The following have been declared: -- The Company will pay a $0.35 per common share dividend on October 15, 2014 to shareholders of record as of October 3, 2014; -- The Company will pay a $0.4921875 per share dividend on the...

2014-09-22 08:29:00

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US markets on Friday, September 19, 2014, ended on a mixed note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,279.74, up 0.08% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,579.79, down 0.30%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.05% lower at 2,010.40. During the trading session, six out of ten sectors finished on a positive note. The S&P 500 Health...

2014-09-22 08:27:53

Board Unanimously Reaffirms Recommendation of QLT Transaction CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has reviewed the unsolicited, non-binding and conditional proposal from Endo International plc ("Endo") and, after consulting with its independent financial and legal advisors, has unanimously determined it is not a superior...

2014-09-22 08:25:28

This news release contains forward-looking statements. For a description of the related risk factors and assumptions, please see the section entitled "Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements" later in this release. -- 81.2% of Bell Aliant publicly held common shares and 72.7% of Bell Aliant preferred shares tendered -- Immediate take-up of tendered shares and payment by September 24 -- Common Share offer extended until 5:00 pm Eastern on October 2 to allow...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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