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Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges a Diagnosed Navy Veteran to Call for Direct Access to The Nation's Top Compensation Lawyers if their Asbestos Exposure Occurred at A Shipyard

14 12 2017

    NEW YORK, NY, December 14, 2017 -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is passionate about being a top branded advocate for US Navy Veterans with mesothelioma. The group's number one priority is seeing to it that people like this receive the best possible financial compensation settlement. The group is especially focused on assisting US Navy Veterans who have mesothelioma if they were assigned to a ship at a shipyard where their exposure to asbestos would have probably been extreme.A US Navy Veteran who has recently received news of a mesothelioma diagnosis is urged to contact the Mesothelioma Victims Center anytime at 800-714-0303 for their unsurpassed free services. One of these services includes on-the-spot access to some of the nation's most experienced mesothelioma attorneys who work their tails off to make certain their client receives the very best possible financial compensation. At the same time, the group would like to steer a US Navy Veteran or their...

Akhouri Achyutanand Sinha, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

14 12 2017

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, December 14, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Akhouri Achyutanand Sinha, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Sinha celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Dr. Sinha is currently studying the characteristics of prostate cancer stem cells and aggressiveness of prostate cancer, in addition to proliferation and cell death. He is employed at the University of Minnesota's college of biological...

Bruce A. Finlayson, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

14 12 2017

    SEATTLE, WA, December 14, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Bruce A. Finlayson, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Finlayson celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Professor emeritus of chemical engineering at the University of Washington since 2005, Dr. Finlayson taught chemical engineering and applied mathematics for 40 years. He also chaired the department for nearly 9 years and was a Rehnberg professor from...

LegacyArmour Named Top 10 InsurTech Company for 2017

14 12 2017

Minneapolis, MN, December 14, 2017 -- LegacyArmour -- the premier business asset, personal information, and healthcare information protection and delivery site -- is proud to announce that it has been named as one of the Top 10 InsureTech startup companies of 2017 by Insurance CIO Outlook magazine."We have been growing quickly this year as businesses and individuals alike discover how easy it is to preserve and protect their digital assets using our unique service. The insurance industry has been especially receptive to our service as they discover how we can drastically reduce both their and their client’s risk."– Sahar Ismail, LegacyArmour CEOAnyone who has information that they want protected, and want to ensure is delivered to someone else, even if they themselves are no longer around, can benefit from LegacyArmour Services. LegacyArmour is the only site in the world that provides this fully automatic service and has patents pending on both the delivery of information after a triggering...

U.S. Solar Market Notches Another Quarter of 2 GW Growth, But Uncertainty Holds Back Installations

14 12 2017

BOSTON and WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2017 -- The U.S. installed more than 2 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the third quarter of 2017, despite experiencing higher prices across all market segments and major policy uncertainty. In their latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report, GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) said prices rose due to a tight global supply of modules and uncertainty around the Section 201 trade case now being weighed at the White House. In all, 2,031 megawatts (MW) of PV were installed in the U.S. in the third quarter of the year, the eighth consecutive quarter that the solar industry added more than 2 GW. The capacity additions represent a 51 percent drop year over year. The cumulative YTD comparison puts the industry down 22 percent compared to this point last year - which is in line with the expected 21 percent decline for all of 2016 vs all of 2017. GTM Research forecasts that 11.8 GWdc of new PV installations will come...

Independent Bank Group, Inc. Announces Pricing of Subordinated Notes Offering

14 12 2017

McKINNEY, Texas, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Independent Bank Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:IBTX), the holding company for Independent Bank, today announced that it has priced the underwritten public offering of $30 million aggregate principal amount of its Fixed-to-Floating Rate Subordinated Notes due December 31, 2027 (the “Notes”). The Notes will initially bear a fixed interest rate of 5.00% per year. Commencing on December 31, 2022, the interest rate on the Notes will reset on a quarterly basis to the three-month LIBOR rate plus a spread of 283 basis points, payable quarterly in arrears. The offering is expected to fund on December 19, 2017, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.Independent Bank Group intends to use the proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes, including to increase capital to support continued growth through acquisitions and continued organic growth.Piper Jaffray & Co. and U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc. are joint book-running managers for the...

argenx raises approximately $231 million in gross proceeds in an upsized U.S. public offering

14 12 2017

Regulated information - Inside information   Breda, the Netherlands / Ghent, Belgium - argenx (Euronext & Nasdaq: ARGX) a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a deep pipeline of differentiated antibody-based therapies for the treatment of severe autoimmune diseases and cancer, announced today the pricing of its public offering in the United States (the Offering) with anticipated gross proceeds totalling approximately $231 million from the sale of 4,440,000 American Depository Shares (ADSs), at a price to the public of $52.00 per ADS. argenx increased the Offering from the initially filed offering size of $150 million.All of the ADSs are being offered by argenx, and each of the ADSs offered represents the right to receive one ordinary share, nominal value of €0.10 per share.Cowen and Piper Jaffray & Co. are acting as joint bookrunning managers for the Offering, and JMP Securities and Wedbush PacGrow are acting as co-managers. Kempen & Co is argenx's...

Myrtle Beach’s #1 Airline Announces New Minneapolis-St. Paul – Myrtle Beach Service

14 12 2017

MIRAMAR, Fla., Dec. 13, 2017 -- Is the winter chill already getting you down? Start planning your next family beach vacation or golf trip with friends thanks to Spirit Airlines’ (NASDAQ:SAVE) new seasonal service to the Carolina coast. Beginning April 12, 2018, Spirit Airlines will start nonstop service from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) three days per week."Demand for Myrtle Beach service keeps growing and we’re happy to bring even more ultra-low fares to the market,” said Mark Kopczak, Spirit Airlines' Vice President of Network Planning. "With service to two new cities and growth in existing markets, we expect another record-setting year at Myrtle Beach International Airport.”Spirit recently announced new seasonal service from Columbus, Ohio to Myrtle Beach will begin on March 22, 2018 with four flights per week. When peak seasonal service resumes this summer, Spirit will operate 22 daily flights to 20 destinations...

Winnebago Industries Board of Directors Approve Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.10 per Share

13 12 2017

FOREST CITY, Iowa, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WGO), a leading recreation vehicle manufacturer, today announced that on December 13, 2017, the Company’s Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share payable on January 24, 2018, to common stockholders of record at the close of business on January 10, 2018.About Winnebago IndustriesWinnebago Industries, Inc. is a leading U.S. manufacturer of recreation vehicles under the Winnebago and Grand Design brands, which are used primarily in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities.  The Company builds quality motorhomes, travel trailers and fifth wheel products. Winnebago Industries has multiple facilities in Iowa, Indiana, Oregon and Minnesota. The Company's common stock is listed on the New York and Chicago Stock Exchanges and traded under the symbol WGO.  Options for the Company's common stock are traded on the Chicago Board Options Exchange.  For access to Winnebago...

Aloha, Sleep Number!

13 12 2017

KAPOLEI, Hawaii--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sleep Number (NASDAQ: SNBR) recently celebrated the opening of its first retail store in Hawaii. Now, Sleep Number customers in all 50 states can shop in-store for Sleep Number’s proprietary and innovative solutions. “I’m extremely proud of opening a store in our 50th state – it’s a significant milestone for our brand, especially amidst a challenging retail environment,” said Andy Carlin, Chief Sales and Service Officer at Sleep Number. “With our smart, effortless sleep technology, we are improving our customers’ well-being by redefining quality sleep. And we are thrilled to bring that to the state of Hawaii, and to improve even more lives by enhancing their sleep quality.” Before officially opening its doors, Sleep Number hosted a traditional Hawaiian blessing, which honors local culture and helps usher in goodness, success and growth to the store. The new 3,600 square-foot store opened Friday, Dec. 8, and employs four sleep experts...

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