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Quotient Sciences to Recapitalize With Global Private Equity Firm Permira

NOTTINGHAM, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Quotient Sciences and global investment firm Permira today announced that a company backed by the Permira Funds has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Quotient from companies controlled by GHO Capital and other investors for an undisclosed sum. The investment provides substantial new funding to fuel the next stage of Quotien... »

SnapPay Delivers New Revenue Stream for UBC Bookstore

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The University of British Columbia Bookstore and payment gateway provider SnapPay, Inc., today announced the successful launch of their Alipay and WeChat payment acceptance program, allowing Chinese international students to use the popular Chinese payment apps at its main campus bookstore location in Vancouver. UBC accepts more than 4,000 Chinese international ... »

Zynga Expands Its India Studio and Moves Into New Office in Bengaluru

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced the move of its India studio into a new, larger office near MG Road in Bengaluru and is actively hiring for game development roles for this key location. Zynga’s India studio drives the development and management of a renowned portfolio of mobile and web titles, inclu... »

Generational Equity Advises Webster Electric in Sale to a Private Investor

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Webster Electric Co Inc. to Providence Group, LP, a NY-based Private Equity Group. The acquisition closed June 28, 2019 and details were not disclosed. Webster Electric Co Inc., located in Meridian, Mississippi, is a full s... »

Nexien BioPharma announces that it has been granted a patent by the Israeli Patent Office covering the use of cannabinoids and terpenes for treatment of organophosphate and carbamate toxicity – two common nerve agents

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nexien BioPharma, Inc. (“Nexien” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: NXEN), a next generation biopharmaceutical company focused on research, development and commercialization of novel FDA-compliant cannabinoid pharmaceuticals and related drug delivery systems, today announced that it was granted Patent No. 238946 for “Use of Cannabinoids and Terpenes for Treatment of Organ... »

Microlab Announces Preferred OEM Partnership with Ranplan Wireless

PARSIPPANY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Microlab, a Wireless Telecom Group company (NYSE American: WTT), and Ranplan Wireless announce Microlab as a preferred OEM partner under the Ranplan Wireless’ Precision Design Initiative. Microlab brings a broad portfolio of high-performance passive and active components to the Ranplan software suite allowing system integrators and engineers the ability... »

Tremont Mortgage Trust Announces Quarterly Dividend on Common Shares

NEWTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tremont Mortgage Trust (Nasdaq: TRMT) today announced a regular quarterly cash distribution on its common shares of $0.22 per common share ($0.88 per share per year). The distribution declared today will be paid to TRMT’s common shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 29, 2019 and distributed on or about August 15, 2019. Tremont Mortgage... »

/R E P E A T — Two-night Montréal Pride Fest celebration to be held at the Casino de Montréal/

MONTRÉAL, July 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – The Casino de Montréal will be hosting a two-night celebration in honour of the Montréal Pride Festival during Futuristik, the Casino’s event series promising close encounters of the fun and thrilling kind in a futuristic universe inspired by sci-fi cult classics. This is a blast from the future that Montréal Pride Fest-goers won’t want to m... »

US lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island

Union workers join with other protesters as they demonstrate against Ricardo Rossello, the Governor of Puerto Rico on July 19, 2019 in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. There have been calls for the Governor to step down after it was revealed that he and top aides were part of a private chat group that contained misogynistic and homophobic messages. Joe Raedle | Getty Images News | Getty Images Several U... »

Industrial Logistics Properties Trust Announces Quarterly Dividend on Common Shares

NEWTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Industrial Logistics Properties Trust (Nasdaq: ILPT) today announced a regular quarterly cash distribution on its common shares of $0.33 per common share ($1.32 per share per year). This distribution will be paid to ILPT’s common shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 29, 2019 and distributed on or about August 15, 2019. Industrial Logi... »

Clovis Oncology to Announce Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Host Webcast Conference Call on August 1

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLVS) will announce its second quarter 2019 financial results on Thursday, August 1, 2019, before the open of the U.S. financial markets. Clovis’ senior management will host a conference call and live audio webcast at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the company’s results in greater detail. The conference call is being webcast and ca... »

The RMR Group Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend on Common Shares

NEWTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR) today announced a regular quarterly cash dividend on its shares of Class A Common Stock and Class B-1 Common Stock of $0.35 per share ($1.40 per share per year). This distribution will be paid to RMR’s shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 29, 2019 and distributed on or about August 15, 2019. The RMR Gr... »

Hospitality Properties Trust Announces Quarterly Dividend on Common Shares

NEWTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hospitality Properties Trust (Nasdaq: HPT) today announced a regular quarterly cash distribution on its common shares of $0.54 per common share ($2.16 per share per year). This distribution will be paid to HPT’s common shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 29, 2019 and distributed on or about August 15, 2019. Hospitality Properties Tru... »

NationsHearing Adds Over-the-Counter Benefit Management Services to its Offering and is Rebranding as NationsBenefitsTM

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NationsHearing, LLC., a leader in the hearing healthcare industry, today announces it has expanded its offering to include over-the-counter (OTC) benefit management services and as a result, is now known as NationsBenefits. NationsBenefits provides leading supplemental benefits management services and programs that are designed to improve member he... »

GEICO’s Fredericksburg, Virginia ‘Pioneers’ Reflect on 25 Years in the Stafford County Community

Time flies at a company you love. Just ask Angela Cooke; she is one of the “pioneer” associates who was there when GEICO’s Fredericksburg Regional Office opened in 1994. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190720005001/en/ Associates celebrate at GEICO’s June 1994 opening of the Fredericksburg, Va., re... »

Boehringer Ingelheim Expands Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Pipeline Through Collaboration and License Agreement with Bridge Biotherapeutics

INGELHEIM, Germany & SEONGNAM, Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Boehringer Ingelheim and Bridge Biotherapeutics Inc. today announced that they are entering into a new collaboration and license agreement with the goal of developing Bridge Biotherapeutics’s autotaxin inhibitor BBT-877 for patients with fibrosing interstitial lung diseases, including IPF. BBT-877 is currently in Phase I clinical... »

AgroFresh Solutions Announces Second Quarter 2019 Earnings Release Date

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGFS), a global leader in produce freshness solutions, today announced that it will release second quarter 2019 results before the market opens on Thursday, August 8, 2019, followed by a conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET to discuss the results. Conference Call The Company will host a conference call and webcast where members... »

Realistic Ride on Car Toddlers will Love is Now Available on Amazon

InterestSpring LLC Saturday, July 20, 2019 7:00 AM The Kid-Sized Mercedes Benz AMG Features LED Lights, Built-In LCD Dashboard and Parental Remote LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / July 20, 2019 / A new ride on car for toddlers that looks like a mini version of a Mercedes Benz AMG is now available on Amazon. To learn more about the kid’s car and its many amazing features, please visit the Amazon webs... »

Media Advisory – Itinerary for Saturday, July 20, 2019

OTTAWA, July 20, 2019 /CNW/ – Note: All times local British Columbia Personal This document is also available at http://pm.gc.ca SOURCE Prime Minister’s Office View original content: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2019/20/c1103.html »

Iran, UK appear to seek de-escalation despite tanker seizure

Iran and Britain appeared to signal Saturday that they are not seeking confrontation, a day after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, a flashpoint in rising tensions between Tehran and the West. Iran’s state news agency said it had seized the Stena Impero for an investigation after it had collided with an Iranian fishing boat — an explanation that avoided ... »