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Great Ajax Corp. Announces Final Conversion Rate for Its Convertible Notes

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great Ajax Corp. (NYSE: AJX; the “Company”), a real estate investment trust, in advance of the upcoming maturity of its outstanding convertible notes on April 30, 2024, announced that the convertible notes have a final conversion rate of 1.7405 shares of common stock per $25.00 principal amount of notes, which represents a conversion price of approximately $14.36 per share of common stock. About Great Ajax Corp. Great Ajax (NYSE: AJX) is a real estate investment trust

Bank of Hawai‘i Corporation First Quarter 2024 Financial Results

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
HONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bank of Hawai‘i Corporation (NYSE: BOH) today reported diluted earnings per common share of $0.87 for the first quarter of 2024, compared with diluted earnings per common share of $0.72 in the previous quarter and $1.14 in the same quarter of 2023. Net income for the first quarter of 2024 was $36.4 million, up 19.7% from the previous quarter and down 22.3% from the same quarter of 2023. The return on average common equity for the first quarter of 2024 was 11.20% compa

NX Stock Alert: Halper Sadeh LLC Is Investigating Whether the Merger of Quanex Building Products Corporation Is Fair to Shareholders

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Halper Sadeh LLC, an investor rights law firm, is investigating whether the merger of Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE: NX) and Tyman plc is fair to Quanex shareholders. Halper Sadeh encourages Quanex shareholders to click here to learn more about their legal rights and options or contact Daniel Sadeh or Zachary Halper at (212) 763-0060 or or The investigation concerns whether Quanex and its board violated the f

BerlinRosen Holdings Rebrands as Orchestra

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #O2Investment--BerlinRosen Holdings, a portfolio company of O2 Investment Partners, has rebranded as Orchestra.

New Research: Lenders Using the Snapdocs eClosing Platform Experience 18-Day Faster Loan Velocity than Industry Peers

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 07:40
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Snapdocs, the mortgage industry’s leading digital closing provider, released new third-party research revealing lenders using its eClosing platform are 18 days faster than industry peers across the loan production timeline—from loan application through delivery to the secondary market. The research, independently conducted by advisory firm STRATMOR Group, collected self-reported performance data from over 150 mortgage lenders1. STRATMOR Group found that the avera

Asante Capital Group Names Laura Leyland Partner

Mon, 04/22/2024 - 04:40
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Asante Capital Group (“Asante”), a leading global private equity placement and advisory group, announced today that Laura Leyland has been promoted to Partner. The firm’s fifth Partner, Laura joined Asante more than a decade ago and over this period has worked on numerous successful mid-market private equity fundraisings across growth, buyout, and real assets funds based in Europe, North America and some emerging markets. She has advised on capital raises for funds tota

University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies Releases White Paper on How Organizations Can Improve Workplace Wellness Through Use of a Strategic Framework

Sat, 04/20/2024 - 10:39
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix College of Doctoral Studies has released a new white paper, “Recommendations to Support Workplace Wellness Using the EMPower CARE Scorecard” authored by Marlene N. Blake, Ph.D., fellow, Center for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Research (CWDIR) and doctoral area chair, and Christine Marquis, MBA, fellow, CWDIR and doctoral student in the College. The white paper explores findings from the 2023 Career Optimism Index® to focus on workplace wellne

T2EARTH Celebrates Earth Day by Leading the Wood Products Industry towards a Sustainable Built Environment

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 22:39
AUGUSTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 1970, the inaugural Earth Day marked a pivotal moment in history, galvanized by the collective efforts of over 20 million passionate individuals. Spearheaded by Senator Gaylord Nelson, this landmark event resonated with a global outcry against rampant pollution and the urgent need for environmental safeguards. Responding to this resounding call to action, Congress swiftly established the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency by the close of that transformative y

Illinois Jury Awards $45 Million in Mesothelioma Case Against Johnson & Johnson, Kenvue, Inc.

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 22:39
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A jury in the Circuit Court of Cook County in Chicago found Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and two subsidiaries liable in the asbestos-related death of a mother and grandmother, and awarded her family $45 million in damages. The jury concluded that Theresa Garcia’s lifelong use of talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder and other products was the cause of her mesothelioma, an always-fatal cancer of the lining of the lungs caused by exposure to asbestos. Laboratory testing h

TabaPay to Acquire the Assets of Synapse Financial Technologies, Inc.

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TabaPay, Inc., the leading instant money movement platform for the fintech industry, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets and affiliates of Synapse Financial Technologies, Inc. The agreement follows the filing by Synapse of a voluntary bankruptcy petition under Chapter 11. With the addition of the Synapse assets, TabaPay will offer an unprecedented array of financial services for fintech firms and financial institutions,

DOXIMITY SHAREHOLDER ALERT by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors With Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Doximity, Inc. - DOCS

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and KSF partner, former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until June 17, 2024 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Doximity, Inc. (NYSE: DOCS), if they purchased or otherwise acquired the Company’s shares between February 9, 2022, and April 1, 2024, inclusive (the “Class Period”). This action is pending in the United States District Cour

Four ONDA Partners Earn Placement on D Magazine’s Best Lawyers List

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Four partners at Dallas-based Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson (ONDA) have earned placement in D Magazine’s 2024 edition of the Best Lawyers in Dallas. Earning repeat recognition for family law expertise are Keith Nelson, Scott Downing, Jeff Anderson and Brad LaMorgese. Founding partner Mr. Nelson focuses much of his practice on addressing the psychological impact of custody and divorce litigation on children and their parents. He also has been named to D CEO’s

GLOBAL PAYMENTS INVESTIGATION INITIATED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates the Officers and Directors of Global Payments, Inc. - GPN

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”), announces that KSF has commenced an investigation into Global Payments, Inc. (NYSE: GPN). Global Payments, Inc., is the parent company of Active Network LLC (“Active”), which operates online event registration and payment services for camps and athletic events, providing members with discounts on various consumer products and services,

Oragenics, Inc. Announces Notification of Noncompliance with Additional NYSE American Continued Listing Standards

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
SARASOTA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oragenics, Inc. (NYSE American: OGEN), a company focused on developing unique, intranasal pharmaceuticals for the treatment of neurological disorders, today announced that it received a notice (the “Notice”) from the NYSE American LLC (the “NYSE American”) dated April 18, 2024, notifying the Company that it is no longer in compliance with NYSE American continued listing standards. Specifically, the letter states that the Company is not in compliance with the con

Three From Lyons & Simmons Selected Among Best Lawyers in Dallas

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Three attorneys from the trial firm Lyons & Simmons, LLP, have been selected among D Magazine's Best Lawyers in Dallas for 2024. Firm co-founders Michael Lyons and Christopher Simmons were ranked among North Texas’ top attorneys for plaintiffs in high-stakes personal injury litigation. Attorney P. Wes Black was honored for appellate work. “We give our clients our all. I’ve spent my entire career developing the skills that help my clients win. The same goes for every

U.S. Federal Magistrate Judge Recommends Invalidation of Jetaire Patents in Lawsuit Against AerSale

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
CORAL GABLES, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AerSale Corporation (Nasdaq: ASLE) (“AerSale”) announced a favorable recommendation by a U.S. Federal Magistrate Judge in AerSale’s lawsuit with Jetaire Aerospace, LLC, Jetaire Flight Systems, LLC (collectively “Jetaire”), and Jetaire’s owner Michael Williams, relating to AerSale’s AerSafe products that provide a means for mitigating the risk of a catastrophic fuel tank explosion on certain commercial aircraft, including Boeing 737-300/400/500, 737-600/700/8

East West Bancorp to Attend the Wells Fargo 2024 Financial Services Investor Conference

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--East West Bancorp, Inc. (“East West” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: EWBC), announced today that Christopher Del Moral-Niles, Chief Financial Officer, will meet with investors and discuss East West’s business, performance, and strategy at the Wells Fargo 2024 Financial Services Investor Conference on Tuesday, May 14, 2024. The second quarter investor presentation will be made available prior to the discussions and can be accessed via the Presentations and Events pa

RiverNorth Opportunities Fund, Inc., RiverNorth/DoubleLine Strategic Opportunity Fund, Inc. and RiverNorth Capital and Income Fund, Inc. Announce Preferred Dividends

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RiverNorth Opportunities Fund, Inc., RiverNorth/DoubleLine Strategic Opportunity Fund, Inc. and RiverNorth Capital and Income Fund, Inc. are each pleased to announce the declaration of preferred dividends for the second quarter of 2024, as detailed below. Ex Date Record Date Payable Date May 1, 2024 May 2, 2024 May 15, 2024 Fund Name Preferred Stock Series NYSE Distribution Per Share RiverNorth Opportunities Fund, Inc. 6.000% Series A Perpetual Preferred

Federman & Sherwood Investigates Kisco Senior Living, LLC for Data Breach

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #FedermanSherwood--Federman & Sherwood Investigates Kisco Senior Living, LLC for Data Breach

Milliman analysis: Public pension funded ratio rises to 79.7% in March, reaching highest mark in two years

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 19:39
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Milliman has just released the latest results of its Public Pension Funding Index.