Day: July 16, 2021

Ayr Wellness to Hold Second Quarter 2021 Conference Call on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. ET

Ayr Wellness to Hold Second Quarter 2021 Conference Call on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. ET

NEW YORK, July 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ayr Wellness Inc. (CSE: AYR.A, OTC: AYRWF) (“Ayr” or the “Company”), a leading vertically integrated cannabis multi-state operator, will hold a conference call on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021. Ayr CEO Jonathan Sandelman, co-COOs Jennifer Drake and Jason Griffith, and CFO Brad Asher will host the conference call, followed by a question-and-answer period. The Company will provide its financial results in a press release prior to the call. CONFERENCE CALL DATE: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 TIME: 8:30 a.m. Eastern time TOLL-FREE DIAL-IN NUMBER: (800) 319-4610 INTERNATIONAL DIAL-IN NUMBER: (604) 638-5340 WEBCAST: The conference call will be broadcast live and available for replay here: https://www.gowebcasting.com/11437 REPLAY: A...

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CapStar’s Mark Niethammer Selected to Participate in National GGL Leadership Program

CapStar’s Mark Niethammer Selected to Participate in National GGL Leadership Program

Mark Niethammer Mark Niethammer, CapStar Bank NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mark Niethammer, Director of Government Guaranteed Lending at CapStar Bank, was recently selected to participate in the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lender’s (NAGGL) inaugural Future Leading Lenders Program (FLLP). From 50 eligible candidates nationwide, Niethammer is one of only twelve selected to participate. The interactive FLLP experience is intended to recognize and develop the next generation of 7(a) industry leaders who are building or expanding their SBA teams. The best in class program is geared toward broadening expertise and deepening engagement. The curriculum consists of four modules spanning nine months, including opportunities to attend flagship NAGGL events and culminating with program...

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VALUE LINE, INC. DECLARES  A QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.22 PER COMMON SHARE  AND RENEWS STOCK REPURCHASE PROGRAM

VALUE LINE, INC. DECLARES A QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.22 PER COMMON SHARE AND RENEWS STOCK REPURCHASE PROGRAM

NEW YORK, July 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Value Line, Inc., (NASDAQ: VALU) announced today that its Board of Directors declared on July 16, 2021, a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per common share, payable on August 11, 2021, to stockholders of record on July 26, 2021.  The Board of Directors also on July 16, 2021 approved a renewal of the share repurchase program, effective immediately, allowing the repurchase of shares from time to time, up to an aggregate amount of $2,000,000. The Company, under the previous program, announced in April 2020, has purchased 58,880 shares and expended $1,686,324 of the authorized $2,000,000 initial amount by July 2, 2021. The new repurchase program has no set price limit and no expiration date. “Based on the Company’s current financial results, we believe that renewal of the repurchase...

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Brookfield Infrastructure Completes Sale of North American District Energy Business for $4.1 Billion

Brookfield Infrastructure Completes Sale of North American District Energy Business for $4.1 Billion

BROOKFIELD, NEWS, July 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brookfield Infrastructure (NYSE: BIP; TSX: BIP.UN) today announces that it has completed the sale of 100% of its North American district energy business, Enwave. The business has been divested through two separate transactions for total consideration of $4.1 billion on an enterprise value basis. Enwave’s Canadian business was acquired by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and IFM Investors on June 7, 2021, and Enwave’s U.S. business was acquired by QIC and Ullico on July 16, 2021. Net proceeds to BIP are approximately $1 billion. We have earned an IRR of over 30% on our investment and a multiple of invested capital of over six times. Brookfield Infrastructure made its first district energy investment in 2012 and subsequently developed the business into the largest district energy...

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Avicanna Announces Change of Auditor

Avicanna Announces Change of Auditor

TORONTO, July 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avicanna Inc. (“Avicanna” or the “Company“) (TSX: AVCN) (OTCQX: AVCNF) (FSE: 0NN) a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of plant-derived cannabinoid-based products, announces the appointment of Kingston Ross Pasnak LLP (the “Successor Auditor”) as its independent registered public accounting firm, effective July 15, 2021, to hold office until the next annual meeting of the shareholders of the Company. The Successor Auditor was appointed following the resignation of MNP LLP (the “Former Auditor”) as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm. There were no reservations or modified opinions in the Former Auditor’s audit report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019. However, there is a reportable...

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Hillman Group Capital Trust Updates Record Date for Cash Distribution on Trust Preferred Securities

Hillman Group Capital Trust Updates Record Date for Cash Distribution on Trust Preferred Securities

CINCINNATI, July 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As previously announced on July 13, 2021, The Hillman Companies, Inc. (“Hillman” or the “Company”) stated that a cash distribution had been declared by Hillman Group Capital Trust for the month of July in the amount of $0.241666667 for each Trust Preferred Security (NYSE-Amex: HLM_P). As an amendment to the previous announcement, the distribution will be payable August 2, 2021 to holders of record as of July 26, 2021, instead of as of July 23, 2021. About HillmanFounded in 1964 and headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Hillman is a leading North American provider of complete hardware solutions, delivered with industry best customer service to over 40,000 locations. Hillman designs innovative product and merchandising solutions for complex categories that deliver an outstanding customer...

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<div>Asia Pacific Wire & Cable Corporation Ltd. Announces Plans for Rights Offering to Shareholders</div>

Asia Pacific Wire & Cable Corporation Ltd. Announces Plans for Rights Offering to Shareholders

Taipei, Taiwan, July 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Asia Pacific Wire &  Cable Corporation Limited (Nasdaq: APWC) (the “Company”), a leading manufacturer of wire and cable products for the telecommunications and electric-power industries in the Asia-Pacific region, today announced that it has filed a Registration Statement on Form F-1 (the “Registration Statement”) with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a rights offering to holders of its common shares.  The purpose of the rights offering is to raise equity capital in a cost-effective manner that gives all of the Company’s shareholders the opportunity to participate on a pro rata basis. If the rights offering is fully subscribed, the Company expects to receive gross proceeds of approximately $8.3 million before expenses.  The net proceeds of the rights offering will...

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ExGen Announces Deep Sulphide Mineralization at Empire

ExGen Announces Deep Sulphide Mineralization at Empire

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ExGen Resources Inc. (TSX.V: EXG; OTC: BXXRF) (“ExGen”, the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update in respect of Phoenix Copper Ltd.’s (“Phoenix”) exploration and development activities at the Empire Mine Project in Idaho, USA. Further to previous ExGen news releases, ExGen owns 20% and Phoenix owns 80% of Konnex Resources, Inc. (“Konnex”), which holds the leases and claims to the Empire Mine Project. ExGen further has a 2.5% NSR royalty on the Empire Mine Project and owns 1,330,000 common shares of Phoenix. ExGen is pleased to report that Phoenix, (the operator of the Empire Mine Project), intercepted sulphide-rich mineralization below the Empire copper oxide open pit...

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Iconix Announces Conditional Notice of Redemption and Notice of Fundamental Change Concerning its Outstanding 5.75% Convertible Notes

Iconix Announces Conditional Notice of Redemption and Notice of Fundamental Change Concerning its Outstanding 5.75% Convertible Notes

NEW YORK, July 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICON) (“Iconix” or the “Company”) today announced it has caused to be delivered a notice of full conditional redemption (the “Notice”) to the trustee of its outstanding 5.75% convertible senior notes due 2023 (the “Notes”). The Notice calls for the redemption of the $125 million initial aggregate principal amount of the Notes on August 16, 2021, and is conditioned on the conversion or contribution to Company of the outstanding principal amount of Notes beneficially owned by Iconix Acquisition LLC (the “Conversion”) and the consummation of the Company’s previously announced merger (the “Merger”) with Iconix Merger Sub Inc. pursuant to that certain Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated June 11, 2021, among the Company, Iconix Acquisition LLC and Iconix Merger...

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Scatec ASA: The Guanizuil solar plant in Argentina starts commercial operation

Scatec ASA: The Guanizuil solar plant in Argentina starts commercial operation

Oslo, 16 July 2021: Scatec and Equinor are pleased to announce that the 117 MW solar power plant in Argentina is now in commercial operation. The Guanizuil IIA plant is in the Province of San Juan in the northwest of Argentina. “We are a frontrunner in developing renewable energy in high-growth markets, and our success in Argentina yet again confirm our strong track record of effective project development, expanding our footprint in the region. It is also our second successful partnership project with Equinor, which we are very pleased with”, says Raymond Carlsen, CEO of Scatec.  “Solar will be among the fastest growing global energy sources the next decades, and an important element in the global energy transition. Guanizul IIA is the second solar project we are jointly developing with Scatec in South America. We see this partnership...

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