Day: July 2, 2021

Brookfield Renewable Announces Intention to Redeem its Series 9 Preferred Units

Brookfield Renewable Announces Intention to Redeem its Series 9 Preferred Units

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION TO THE UNITED STATES BROOKFIELD, News, July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. (TSX: BEP.UN; NYSE: BEP) today announced that it intends to redeem all of its outstanding Class A Preferred Limited Partnership Units, Series 9 (the “Series 9 Preferred Units”) (TSX: BEP.PR.I) for cash on July 31, 2021. The redemption price for each Series 9 Preferred Unit will be C$25.00. Holders of Series 9 Preferred Units of record as of July 15, 2021 will receive the previously declared final quarterly distribution of $0.359375 per Series 9 Preferred Unit. Brookfield Renewable operates one of the world’s largest publicly traded, pure-play renewable power platforms. Our portfolio consists of hydroelectric, wind, solar and storage facilities in North America,...

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BankFinancial Announces National Expansion of its Commercial Finance Division

BankFinancial Announces National Expansion of its Commercial Finance Division

BURR RIDGE, Ill., July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BankFinancial NA, the national banking association subsidiary of BankFinancial Corporation (Nasdaq – BFIN) announced today the expansion of its Commercial Finance Division and the appointments of Carol Bader Apicella as Senior Vice President – Government Finance, and Lindsay Gordon as Senior Vice President – Commercial Finance. Based in Tyson’s Corner, VA, Carol Apicella is a 30-year veteran in the Government Contractor Finance and Commercial Banking industry sector. Prior to joining BankFinancial, Carol held varying positions of responsibility in management and sales, including SVP at eCapital Commercial Finance, Triumph Bancorp, and Managing Director at Sterling Bancorp, Wells Fargo, and GE Capital Corporation. Based in Dallas, TX, Gordon is a 30-year veteran in financial...

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Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp. IV Announces Closing of $50 Million Initial Public Offering

Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp. IV Announces Closing of $50 Million Initial Public Offering

NEW YORK, July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp. IV (NASDAQ: MCAFU, the “Company”) announced today that it closed its initial public offering of 5,000,000 units at $10.00 per unit. Each unit consists of one share of common stock and one right to receive one-tenth of one share of common stock upon the consummation of an initial business combination. The units are listed on The NASDAQ Capital Market (“NASDAQ”) and began trading under the ticker symbol “MCAFU” on June 30, 2021. Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, the common stock and rights are expected to be listed on NASDAQ under the symbols “MCAF,” and “MCAFR,” respectively. The underwriters have been granted a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 750,000 units offered by the Company to cover over-allotments, if any. Network...

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Ocugen’s COVID-19 Vaccine Co-Development Partner, Bharat Biotech, Shares Phase 3 Results Demonstrating 77.8% Protection against Overall Disease

Ocugen’s COVID-19 Vaccine Co-Development Partner, Bharat Biotech, Shares Phase 3 Results Demonstrating 77.8% Protection against Overall Disease

Efficacy analysis demonstrates COVAXIN™ to be 93.4% protective against severe symptomatic COVID-19 Efficacy data demonstrates 65.2% protection against the SARS-CoV-2, B.1.617.2 Delta variant Adverse events reported were similar to placebo, with 12.4% of subjects experiencing commonly known side effects and less than 0.5% of subjects feeling serious adverse events MALVERN, Pa., and HYDERABAD, India, July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ocugen, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCGN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing gene therapies to cure blindness diseases and developing a vaccine to save lives from COVID-19, today announced that its co-development partner, Bharat Biotech, shared positive results of its Phase 3 study of COVAXIN™, a whole virion inactivated COVID-19 vaccine candidate.  COVAXIN™ demonstrated...

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Announces New Programming for Crackle for July

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Announces New Programming for Crackle for July

Mix of Hollywood Blockbusters, Award-Winning Indies, Classic TV and Hand-Picked Exclusive and Original Content COS COB, Conn., July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE), one of the largest operators of streaming advertising-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) networks, today announced the upcoming content releases for Crackle for July. The three primary Crackle Plus networks, Crackle, Popcornflix, and Chicken Soup for the Soul, are rolling out to new distribution touch points on up to 41 platforms on an ongoing basis as either AVOD or FAST channels. The Crackle Plus networks are currently distributed through 48 touch points in the U.S. with plans to expand to 64 touch points including Amazon FireTV, RokuTV, Apple TV, Smart TVs (Samsung, LG, Vizio), gaming consoles (PS4 and XBoxOne),...

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Proposed Share Consolidation

Proposed Share Consolidation

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Evolving Gold Corp. (the “Company”) announces that its Board of Directors has approved a consolidation of the Company’s issued share capital on the basis of ten (10) common shares for one (1) new share of the Company. The Company currently has 22,569,994 common shares outstanding and will have 2,256,999 common shares outstanding after completion of the consolidation, subject to rounding and the elimination of any fractional shares resulting from the share consolidation. The number of outstanding stock options and warrants of the Company will similarly be adjusted by the consolidation ratio, and the exercise prices adjusted accordingly. The share consolidation is subject to the acceptance of the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”). The Company will also be seeking CSE...

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Northwest Copper Files Updated Stardust Mineral Resource Estimate Technical Report on SEDAR

Northwest Copper Files Updated Stardust Mineral Resource Estimate Technical Report on SEDAR

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NorthWest Copper (“NorthWest Copper” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the filing on SEDAR of an updated mineral resource estimate for its high-grade Cu-Au-Ag Stardust deposit in central British Columbia.   The mineral resource estimate results were previously disclosed in the Company’s news release dated May 17, 2021. The technical report is entitled “Stardust Project – Updated Mineral Resource Estimate”, effective May 17, 2021 and signed July 2, 2021 (the “Technical Report”). The Technical Report was authored by Ronald G. Simpson, P.Geo., Principal, Geosim Services Inc., an independent Qualified Person, and is in accordance with the requirements of National Instrument 43-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects. The Technical Report is available under...

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Lumine Group to Acquire Mobile Network Solutions Business from Concentrix

Lumine Group to Acquire Mobile Network Solutions Business from Concentrix

New business unit will operate independently as “NetEngage” TORONTO, July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lumine Group (“Lumine”), a division of Volaris Group focused in the communications and media vertical, today announced that it has agreed to acquire the mobile network solutions business from Concentrix. The business which includes software capabilities in the areas of Call Completion, Messaging and Online Charging for communications services providers worldwide, will be marketed under the newly created brand “NetEngage” and will operate as a fully autonomous Lumine business. NetEngage is Lumine’s 21st acquisition, further establishing Lumine’s position as a “carve-out” specialist and leading global acquirer of communications and media software businesses. Closing of the transaction is expected within 30 days subject to customary...

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Amerant Bancorp Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Host Conference Call July 22, 2021

Amerant Bancorp Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Host Conference Call July 22, 2021

CORAL GABLES, Fla., July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Amerant Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTB and AMTBB) (the “Company”), today announced it will report second quarter 2021 earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, July 22. Jerry Plush, Chief Executive Officer, and Carlos Iafigliola, Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call that morning at 9:00 AM ET to discuss the Company’s financial and operating results for the quarter. The conference call will be webcast live online and may be accessed through the investor relations section of the Company’s website, www.amerantbank.com. The live conference call may also be accessed by dialing 866-987-6807 or 630-652-5946 (international). The conference ID number is 7567245. A replay of the webcast will be available on the Company’s website for approximately one month. Conference...

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InMed Pharmaceuticals Announces Closing of US$12 Million Private Placement Priced At-the-Market under Nasdaq Rules

InMed Pharmaceuticals Announces Closing of US$12 Million Private Placement Priced At-the-Market under Nasdaq Rules

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“InMed” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: INM), a clinical-stage company developing cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical drug candidates as well as manufacturing technologies for pharmaceutical-grade rare cannabinoids, today announced that it has closed the previously announced private placement. H.C. Wainwright & Co. acted as the exclusive placement agent for the private placement. Under the terms of the private placement, an aggregate of 4,036,327 common shares (or common share equivalents in lieu thereof) and warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 4,036,327 common shares were purchased, at an effective purchase price of US$2.973 per common share (or common stock equivalent in lieu thereof) and associated warrant. The warrants have an exercise...

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