Day: September 1, 2021

ThreeD Capital Inc. Disposes of Securities of AMPD Ventures Inc.

ThreeD Capital Inc. Disposes of Securities of AMPD Ventures Inc.

TORONTO, Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ThreeD Capital Inc. (“ThreeD”) (CSE:IDK / OTCQX:IDKFF) a Canadian based venture capital firm that invests in disruptive companies and promising junior resources companies, announces that through a series of transactions ending August 31, 2021 (the “Disposition”), ThreeD disposed of ownership and control of an aggregate of 1,250,000 common shares (the “Subject Shares”) of AMPD Ventures Inc. (the “Company” or “AMPD”). The Subject Shares represented approximately 2.0% of all issued and outstanding common shares of the Company. As a result of the Disposition, the percentage ownership held by ThreeD and Sheldon Inwentash (the “Joint Actor”) decreased by 2.5% from the last early warning report filed in which ThreeD, along with the Joint Actor, reported a 19.7% ownership on a partially diluted...

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<div>Brown & Brown, Inc. completes acquisition of Berkshire Insurance Group, Inc.</div>

Brown & Brown, Inc. completes acquisition of Berkshire Insurance Group, Inc.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) today announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of the assets and operations of Berkshire Insurance Group, Inc. by Brown & Brown of Massachusetts, LLC, a subsidiary of Brown & Brown. About Brown & Brown, Inc. Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) is a leading insurance brokerage firm, delivering risk management solutions to individuals and businesses since 1939. With over 11,000 teammates in more than 300 locations across the U.S. and select global markets, we are committed to providing innovative strategies to help protect what our customers value most. For more information, please visit www.bbinsurance.com. This press release may contain certain statements relating to future results which are forward-looking...

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Guggenheim Investments Announces September 2021 Closed-End Fund Distributions

Guggenheim Investments Announces September 2021 Closed-End Fund Distributions

NEW YORK, Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guggenheim Investments today announced that certain closed-end funds have declared their distributions. The table below summarizes the distribution schedule for each closed-end fund (collectively, the “Funds” and each, a “Fund”). The following dates apply to the distributions:  Record Date September 15, 2021 Ex-Dividend Date September 14, 2021 Payable Date September 30, 2021 Distribution Schedule NYSE Ticker Closed-End Fund Name Distribution Per Share Change from Previous Distribution Frequency AVK Advent Convertible and Income Fund $0.1172   Monthly GBAB Guggenheim Taxable Municipal Bond & Investment Grade Debt Trust $0.12573†   Monthly GGM Guggenheim Credit Allocation Fund $0.1813†   Monthly GOF Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund $0.1821†   Monthly GPM Guggenheim...

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Voxtur Analytics Closes Acquisition of Xome Valuations

Voxtur Analytics Closes Acquisition of Xome Valuations

TORONTO and TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Voxtur Analytics Corp. (TSXV: VXTR; OTCQB: VXTRF) (“Voxtur” or the “Company“), a technology company creating a more transparent and accessible real estate lending ecosystem, is pleased to announce that, further to the news release issued on August 23, 2021, it has completed the acquisition (“Acquisition”) of Xome Services LLC and Xome Valuation Services LLC (collectively, “Xome Valuations”). Xome Valuations is a leading provider of valuation management products and services to clients in the residential real estate sector. Voxtur’s industry-leading technology solutions and workflow management combined with the brand strength and operational expertise of Xome Valuations strengthens the Company’s position as a leader in the valuation space...

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T2 Biosystems Recognizes Sepsis Awareness Month with Thought Leadership Campaign and Participation in Sepsis Alliance Health Equity Pledge

T2 Biosystems Recognizes Sepsis Awareness Month with Thought Leadership Campaign and Participation in Sepsis Alliance Health Equity Pledge

Leading rapid diagnostics company aims to increase awareness of sepsis diagnosis, management and treatment LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — T2 Biosystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTOO), a leader in the rapid detection of sepsis-causing pathogens, today announced efforts in recognition of Sepis Awareness Month to educate on the importance of rapid diagnostic technologies at a time when sepsis is the most common complication observed in severe cases of COVID-19.1,2 The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has increased the risk for infections, as patients who are hospitalized for COVID-19 are 22 percent more likely to develop sepsis and 113 percent more likely to experience septic shock as compared to influenza patients.3   COVID-19 patients with bloodstream infections (BSIs) have significantly longer hospitalizations and a higher rate...

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Dril-Quip, Inc. Announces Leadership Transition

Dril-Quip, Inc. Announces Leadership Transition

HOUSTON, Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dril-Quip, Inc. (NYSE: DRQ) (the “Company” or “Dril-Quip”) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Jeffrey J. Bird as its President and Chief Executive Officer, and elected him to the Board, both effective as of January 1, 2022 to replace Blake T. DeBerry, who will step down at that time. Mr. DeBerry will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board until December 31, 2021. John Lovoi, Dril-Quip’s Board Chairman, commented, “On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Blake for his superb stewardship of Dril-Quip as CEO and as a Board member over the past 10 years and for all of his contributions since joining the Company in 1988. We are also very excited to promote Jeff to the CEO position and add him as a member of the Board after he has...

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<div>Gordon Brothers Provides Allegro Funds $160M Financing Package to Support Toll Global Express Australia & New Zealand Acquisition</div>

Gordon Brothers Provides Allegro Funds $160M Financing Package to Support Toll Global Express Australia & New Zealand Acquisition

Sydney, Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sydney, September 2, 2021 – Gordon Brothers, the global advisory, restructuring and investment firm, has arranged and underwritten a financing package for private equity firm Allegro Funds to support its acquisition of Toll Global Express in Australia and New Zealand. The financing package for the Australian business features a A$150 million comprehensive finance package. The New Zealand borrowers will receive a NZ$10 million facility. Gordon Brothers performed multiple roles to support Allegro Funds in this complex and transformative acquisition, including financing, valuation and asset remarketing. The firm worked collaboratively and quickly to structure a bespoke, tailor-made financing package for Allegro Funds and valued over 11,000 assets. “We’re pleased to support our partner...

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IDEX Biometrics: Employee Share Purchase Plan Share Issue - 1 September 2021

IDEX Biometrics: Employee Share Purchase Plan Share Issue – 1 September 2021

The board of directors of IDEX Biometrics ASA has resolved to issue 913,198 ordinary shares at NOK 2.10 per share to employees who participate in the company’s 2020 Employee Share Purchase Plan (2020 ESPP), which plan was approved by the annual general meeting on 15 May 2020. 53 employees participated in the 2020 ESPP in this cycle. The participating employees have elected to invest a part of the base salary in ordinary shares in the company. Purchase takes place every three months. The shares are restricted for three months. Following the issue, the Company’s share capital will be NOK 137,926,078.20 divided into 919,507,188 shares each with a nominal value of NOK 0.15. Primary insidersIDEX discloses transactions by the following primary insiders in IDEX shares ISIN NO0003070609:–   CEO Vince Graziani acquired 20,490 ordinary...

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Insight Acquisition Corp. Announces Pricing of $240 Million Initial Public Offering

Insight Acquisition Corp. Announces Pricing of $240 Million Initial Public Offering

NEW YORK, Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Insight Acquisition Corp. (the “Company”) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 24,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit. The units will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) and trade under the ticker symbol “INAQ.U” beginning on Sept 2, 2021. Each unit consists of one share of Class A common stock and one-half of one redeemable warrant, with each whole warrant exercisable to purchase one share of Class A common stock at a price of $11.50 per share. Only whole warrants will be exercisable. Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, the shares of Class A common stock and warrants are expected to be listed on the NYSE under the symbols “INAQ” and “INAQ WS,” respectively. Insight Acquisition Corp. is a blank-check company formed...

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Carbeeza Inc. (Formerly HIT Technologies) Announces Platform Launch Date

Carbeeza Inc. (Formerly HIT Technologies) Announces Platform Launch Date

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Carbeeza Inc. (formerly HIT Technologies Inc.) (the “Company”; TSX.V: AUTO) is pleased to announce that it will launch its software platform for the automotive marketplace on September 8th, 2021.  The first phase of a national campaign will commence in Alberta, during which feedback from both consumers and dealerships will drive continuous improvement before executing our nationwide rollout. The application is available for download at Apple store and Google Play Carbeeza Inc.Carbeeza is a Canadian-based software company whose platform is targeted to the automotive marketplace. It is the first application to harness the power of Artificial Intelligence to accurately predict the best financing scenario for consumers, all while keeping the consumer anonymous. Using state-of-the-art...

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