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Blueprint Medicines Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Shares of Common Stock

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 12, 2017 -- Blueprint Medicines Corporation (NASDAQ: BPMC), a leader in discovering and developing targeted kinase medicines for patients with genomically defined diseases, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,703,704 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $81.00 per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions. In addition, Blueprint Medicines has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional...

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Japan’s Komatsu Selects NVIDIA as Partner for Deploying AI to Create Safer, More Efficient Construction Sites

TOKYO—GTC Japan, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Komatsu, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of construction and mining equipment, has selected NVIDIA as its partner to bring AI to jobsites, making them safer and more efficient, NVIDIA announced today.The partnership – described at GTC Japan by NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang – will focus on Komatsu using NVIDIA GPUs to visualize and analyze entire construction sites. The NVIDIA® Jetson™ AI platform will serve as the brain of heavy machinery...

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NexGen Announces Resignation of Director

VANCOUVER, Dec. 12, 2017 - NexGen Energy Ltd. ("NexGen" or the "Company") (TSX:NXE, NYSE MKT:NXE) announces the resignation of Dr. Mark O'Dea from the Company's Board of Directors, effective December 12, 2017 due to the recently increased demands of his other professional commitments. The Board of Directors express their appreciation for Dr. O'Dea's contributions to the Company, and wish him the best with his endeavours. About NexGen NexGen is a British Columbia corporation...

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PLY ROCK Appeared on NASDAQ Screen in Times Square New York

Ply Rock was recently seen on the big screen in Times Square New York. Ply Rock has been an up and coming leading e-cigarette brand world wide. With global sales of over 3 Million sets, Ply Rock is becoming a leader in the electronic cigarette sector. We are starting to see more and more of Ply Rock on social media, as well as in retail stores not only nationwide but worldwide. Ply Rock is more than an e-cigarette brand, but it is also a manufacturer of other world wide known brands like Limitless...

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KKR Injects Additional Capital to Support Joulon’s Asset Management Platform

DUBAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Joulon (the “Company”), a leading asset management services provider to the energy industry, today announced that KKR has injected additional capital to support the Company’s ongoing acquisition activity. With KKR’s continued support, Joulon has completed its acquisition of Harris Pye Engineering Group Limited (“Harris Pye”), a global provider of engineering and project management services to the marine, offshore and industrial sectors. Joulon’s platform provides...

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Por segundo año consecutivo, Symsoft fue calificado como proveedor de primer nivel (Tier 1) de firewall para SMS por parte de los operadores de redes móviles

ESTOCOLMO, 12 de diciembre de 2017 -- Por segundo año consecutivo, Symsoft -la división de operadores de CLX Communications AB (publ.) (XSTO: CLX)- ha sido nominada entre un selecto grupo de proveedores para recibir la más alta calificación como "Tier 1 SMS Firewall Vendor" (Proveedor de primer nivel de firewall para SMS) por parte de los operadores de redes móviles, en el nuevo SMS Firewall Vendor Performance Report, 2017 (Informe del desempeño de los proveedores de firewall para SMS 2017)...

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SMIC and Efinix™ Quickly Deliver the First Quantum™-Accelerated Silicon Product

Quantum-accelerated products will be ready for production in 2018 to address high-volume programmable acceleration markets SHANGHAI and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC") (NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest and most advanced foundry in mainland China, and Efinix™ , an innovator in programmable products platforms and technologies, today jointly announced that Efinix...

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Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated to Participate in SunTrust Robinson Humphrey’s 2017 Financial Technology, Business and Government Services Summit

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 12, 2017 -- Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYKE) ("SYKES" or the “Company”), a global business process outsourcing (BPO) leader in providing comprehensive inbound customer engagement services to Global 2000 companies, will attend SunTrust Robinson Humphrey’s 2017 Financial Technology, Business and Government Services Summit in New York City, New York, on December 14, 2017. Management will be participating in investor meetings, which is the principal format of the...

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Capital Southwest Corporation Prices an Increased Public Offering of $50,000,000 - 5.95% Notes due 2022

DALLAS, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Capital Southwest Corporation (NASDAQ:CSWC) (“Capital Southwest”) announced today that it has priced a registered public offering of $50,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 5.95% notes due 2022 (the “Notes”), which will result in net proceeds to Capital Southwest of approximately $48,500,000 (or approximately $55,775,000 if the underwriters fully exercise their option to purchase additional Notes) based on the purchase price paid by the underwriters of 97%...

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The New Ireland Fund, Inc. – Change to Managed Distribution Policy and Update to Quarterly Distribution

BOSTON, Dec. 12, 2017 -- The New Ireland Fund, Inc. (NYSE:IRL) (the “Fund”), a closed-end fund, today announced a change to its managed distribution policy (the “Distribution Policy”). Under the revised Distribution Policy, the Fund pays quarterly distributions at an annual rate, set once a year, that is a percentage of the Fund’s net asset value (“NAV”) at December 12. The Board has determined that the annual rate will be 8% per annum payable in quarterly installments.  The revision...

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Verizon offers data relief for customers impacted by Thomas Fire

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 -- Santa Barbara, we've got your back! For customers in parts of the county hardest hit by the Thomas Fire, Verizon Wireless is offering unlimited talk, text and data – at no additional charge – from December 12 through December 15. "Our thoughts go out to the people of Santa Barbara, as we've seen the Thomas Fire spread north along California's Central Coast," said Jonathan LeCompte – Pacific Market president for Verizon.  "We hope...

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Iron Mountain Incorporated Prices Common Stock Offering

BOSTON, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) (the "Company"), the storage and information management company, today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 14,500,000  shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $37.00 per share. In connection with this offering, the Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,175,000 shares of its common stock.  The Company intends to use the net...

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Iron Mountain Incorporated Prices Debt Offering

BOSTON, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) (the "Company"), the storage and information management company, today announced that it has priced an offering by way of a private placement of a total of $825 million in aggregate principal amount of its 5.25% Senior Notes due 2028 (the "Notes"). The Notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by the Company's subsidiaries that guarantee each series of its existing notes. The Company intends to use the net...

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94th Common Stock Monthly Dividend Increase Declared By Realty Income

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Realty Income Corporation (Realty Income, NYSE: O), The Monthly Dividend Company®, today announced its Board of Directors has declared an increase in the company's common stock monthly cash dividend to $0.2125 per share from $0.212 per share. The dividend is payable on January 12, 2018 to shareholders of record as of January 2, 2018. This is the 94th dividend increase since Realty Income's listing on the NYSE in 1994. The ex-dividend date for January's...

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Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Announces Plan to Acquire First Bank Lubbock Bancshares, Inc. in Texas

DUBUQUE, Iowa and LUBBOCK, Texas, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Dubuque, IA-based Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (“Heartland”) (NASDAQ:HTLF) and Lubbock, TX-based First Bank Lubbock Bancshares, Inc. (“FBLB”) jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which FBLB and its wholly-owned subsidiary, FirstBank & Trust, will be acquired by Heartland.  This is the second merger announcement for Heartland within the last 30 days as it prepares to pass $10...

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