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Jul 06, 2020 07:00 ET
Verastem Oncology Announces Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)
Verastem, Inc. (Nasdaq:VSTM) (also known as Verastem Oncology), a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing new medicines for patients battling cancer, today announced the grant of options to purchase 20,000 shares of its common stock to two new employees. The awards were granted as an inducement material to the employees' acceptance of employment with Verastem Oncology in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4). The options have an exercise price equal to $1.68 per share, the closing price of Verastem Oncology's common stock as reported by Nasdaq on July 1,
Jul 06, 2020 07:00 ET
VIVO Advances Several Medical Cannabis Initiatives
NAPANEE, ON, July 6, 2020 /CNW/ - VIVO Cannabis Inc. (TSX: VIVO) (OTCQX: VVCIF) ("VIVO" or the "Company"), a leading provider of premium cannabis products and services and holder of licenses under the Cannabis Act through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Canna Farms Limited ("Canna Farms"), ABcann Medicinals Inc. ("ABcann") and Harvest Medicine Inc. ("Harvest Medicine"), is pleased to provide an update on its global medical business, which operates in Canada, Germany and Australia.
Jul 06, 2020 07:00 ET
WTTC and Carnival Corporation Present Unique COVID-19 Scientific Summit
LONDON, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) – together with the world's largest cruise company, Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) – will host the WTTC/Carnival Corporation Global Science Summit on COVID-19.
Jul 06, 2020 07:00 ET
Zealand Pharma Expands U.S. Operations, Opens New Boston Office
Company announcement – No. 40 / 2020 Zealand Pharma Expands U.S. Operations, Opens New Boston Office ·Commercial operations will be headquartered in Boston, as company looks to commercialize pipeline in the U.S. Copenhagen, DK and Boston, MA,...
Jul 06, 2020 06:52 ET
Endeavour Commences Mining at the High Grade Kari Pump Deposit at its Hounde Mine
ENDEAVOUR COMMENCES MINING AT THE HIGH GRADE KARI PUMP DEPOSIT AT ITS HOUNDÉ MINE  Highlights                                                            A mining permit has been awarded for the full Kari Area, which hosts the Kari Pump, Kari...
Jul 06, 2020 06:45 ET
MiMedx Announces Filing of 2020 First Quarter Form 10-Q
MiMedx Group, Inc. (OTC PINK: MDXG) (“MiMedx” or “the Company”), an industry leader in advanced wound care and an emerging therapeutic biologics company, today announced the filing of its 2020 first quarter Form 10-Q. The Company has additionally...
Jul 06, 2020 06:45 ET
Lindsay Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN), a leading global manufacturer and distributor of irrigation and infrastructure equipment and technology, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.32 per share, payable August 31, 2020, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 17, 2020.
Jul 06, 2020 06:45 ET
Merck Announces New Analyses Showing Additional Safety and Efficacy Data for Investigational Islatravir in Combination with Doravirine in Adults with HIV-1 Infection
Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced new analyses from the Phase 2b trial (NCT03272347) evaluating the safety and efficacy of islatravir, the company’s investigational oral nucleoside reverse transcriptase translocation inhibitor (NRTTI), in combination with doravirine (PIFELTRO™), in adults with HIV-1 infection who had not previously received antiretroviral treatment. The first sub-analysis further characterized the tolerability and safety profile of islatravir in combination with doravirine (100 mg) through Week 48 across the three dose levels
Jul 06, 2020 06:45 ET
Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. Provides June COVID-19 Update Highlighting Increased Cash, Substantially All Stores Open and Strong Demand
Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SBH) (“the Company”) today provided an interim update on the impact of COVID-19 on its business operations and the aggressive actions taken by the Company in response, along with the release of select preliminary intra-period unaudited financial details for part of its fiscal third quarter.
Jul 06, 2020 06:40 ET
Argo Group Announces Executive Leadership Responsibilities
Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) (“Argo” or “the company”), an underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, today announced an update to its senior leadership team responsibilities and the launch of an outside search for a chief financial officer to succeed Jay S. Bullock.
Jul 06, 2020 06:37 ET
Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructure Fund Announces Completion of Reverse Share Split
Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSE: CEN) (the “Fund”) today announced that the previously disclosed 10-for-1 reverse share split was executed today prior to the open of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”)....
Jul 06, 2020 06:30 ET
89bio Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock
89bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: ETNB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of liver and cardio-metabolic diseases, today announced that it has commenced an...
Jul 06, 2020 06:30 ET
CENTOGENE Announces Partnership with OESIS Network for COVID-19 PCR Testing for US School Populations
Centogene N.V. (Nasdaq: CNTG), a commercial-stage diagnostics and genetic research company, and the OESIS Network Inc, an innovation network of more than 600 schools across the U.S., today announced a partnership for COVID-19 screening of schools....
Jul 06, 2020 06:30 ET
Emergent BioSolutions Signs Five-Year Agreement for Large-Scale Drug Substance Manufacturing for Johnson & Johnson’s Lead COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate   
Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) today announced a five-year manufacturing services agreement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, for large-scale drug substance manufacturing...
Jul 06, 2020 06:30 ET
Fortuna reports death of contractor employee at the Caylloma Mine, Peru
Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (NYSE: FSM) (TSX: FVI) regrets to inform of the sudden death of a 34-year old contractor’s employee at the Caylloma Mine, located in the province of Arequipa, on Sunday, July 5, 2020. The family and authorities have been...
Jul 06, 2020 06:30 ET
K92 Mining Inc. Achieves Record Gold Equivalent Production of 26,847 Oz From Kainantu Gold Mine in Second Quarter
K92 Mining Inc. (“K92” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: KNT; OTCQX: KNTNF) is pleased to announce production in the second quarter (“Q2”) of 26,847 oz AuEq at its Kainantu Gold Mine in Papua New Guinea. During Q2, K92 produced 25,762 ounces of gold,...
Jul 06, 2020 06:30 ET
Magellan Health Appoints Darren Lehrich as Chief Investor Relations Officer
Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) today announced it has appointed Darren Lehrich as chief investor relations officer of Magellan Health. Lehrich will lead a comprehensive, investor relations program as Magellan expands relationships within key financial communities and communicates the company’s strategic direction, key
Jul 06, 2020 06:30 ET
OPTEC “Rover I” UVC Sterilizer Now Available On-line
CARLSBAD, CA / ACCESSWIRE / July 6, 2020 / OPTEC International, Inc., (OTC PINK:OPTI) The Company announced today the ability to purchase the OPTEC "Rover I" Germicidal Sterilization & Disinfecting Cart on the company's UVC website store. Visit www.optecuvc.com.
Jul 06, 2020 06:30 ET
Spectrum Brands Holdings to Report Fiscal 2020 Third Quarter Financial Results and Hold Conference Call and Webcast on July 31, 2020
Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global consumer products company offering a broad portfolio of leading brands and focused on driving innovation and providing exceptional customer service, announced today it will release its fiscal 2020 third quarter financial results for the period ended June 28, 2020 before the markets open on Friday, July 31.
Jul 06, 2020 06:21 ET
Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. Provides Market Update
Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (“Forum” or the “Company”) (NYSE: FET) today provided the following update on the status of its business:
Jul 06, 2020 06:16 ET
Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. Announces Commencement of Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation for 6.250% Senior Notes due 2021
Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (“Forum” or the “Company”) (NYSE: FET) today announced it has commenced an offer to exchange its existing notes for new 9.00% convertible secured notes due 2025. The new notes will pay interest at the rate of 9.00% (as compared to the rate of 6.25% on the existing notes). Of such interest, 6.25% will be payable in cash and 2.75% will be payable in cash or additional notes, at the Company’s option. The new notes will mature five years from issuance (as compared to the maturity of October 1, 2021 on the existing notes). The new notes will be secured by a first lie
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
Applied Therapeutics Takes Action Against Fraudulent “Short Report”
Applied Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: APLT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of novel drug candidates against validated molecular targets in indications of high unmet medical need, announced that it has uncovered...
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
CytoDyn Announces Execution of Exclusive Agreement with American Regent for Distribution and Supply of Leronlimab for Treatment of COVID-19 in United States
CytoDyn Inc. (OTC.QB: CYDY), (“CytoDyn” or the “Company"), a late-stage biotechnology company developing leronlimab (PRO 140), a CCR5 antagonist with the potential for multiple therapeutic indications, announced today it has signed an exclusive...
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
Expanded Access Protocol Initiated for Compassionate Use of Remestemcel-L in Children With Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Associated With COVID-19
Mesoblast Limited (Nasdaq:MESO; ASX:MSB) today announced that an expanded access protocol (EAP) has been initiated in the United States for compassionate use of its allogeneic mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) product candidate remestemcel-L in the...
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
MiMedx Announces Filing of 2019 Annual Report
MiMedx Group, Inc. (OTC PINK: MDXG) (“MiMedx” or “the Company”), an industry leader in advanced wound care and an emerging therapeutic biologics company, today announced the filing of its 2019 Annual Report. With this filing, we are one step closer...
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
Pharmagreen CEO Provides Corporate Update, On Verge of Milestone
via NEWMEDIAWIRE ‒ Pharmagreen Biotech, Inc. (OTC: PHBI), a company specializing in the development of highest quality tissue cultured starter plantlets for the cannabis and hemp industry, is pleased to formally announce the creation of Pharmagreen...
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
AirNet Announces Receipt of Deficiency Letter from Nasdaq
BEIJING, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AirNet Technology Inc., formerly known as AirMedia Group Inc. ("AirNet" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: ANTE), an in-flight solution provider on connectivity, entertainment, and digital multimedia in China, today announced that it received a notification letter dated July 2, 2020 (the "Deficiency Letter") from the Listing Qualifications Department of The Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. (the "Nasdaq") notifying that the Company is no longer in compliance with the Nasdaq Listing Rule 5250(c)(1) for continued listing due to its failure to timely file its annual report
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
Brazil Minerals, Inc. Advances Evaluation of Iron Project
Pasadena, California--(Newsfile Corp. - July 6, 2020) - Brazil Minerals, Inc. (OTC PINK: BMIX) (the "Company" or "Brazil Minerals") is pleased to announce that it has received initial positive results from certain preliminary, but key, dry magnetic separation tests performed by an independent laboratory with respect to iron samples from a project which the Company has a signed six-month option to acquire (the "Iron Project"). If further studies confirm a specific cost-effective pathway to concentrate iron based on dry magnetic separation, and if all of the necessary regulatory licensing for operations is eventually obtained, the Iron Project could become a producing iron mine. Iron production in Brazil can enjoy high margins and the Company has been looking to enter this endeavor for some time, and in fact the Iron Project negotiations lasted over one year. Iron is sold locally to the Brazilian steel industry, but is also exported; in 2017, Brazil exported over US$20 billion in iron, its second largest export.
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
Cascadero Appoints New Director
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 6, 2020) - CASCADERO COPPER CORPORATION (TSXV: CCD) ("CASCADERO") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Greg Andrews to the Board of Directors. In addition, the Board has appointed Mr. Lorne Harder, Mr. George Gale, and Mr. Greg Andrews to both the Audit and Compensation Committees.
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
Discover Commits $5 Million to Support Black-owned Restaurants
In an effort to support the restaurant industry as it rebounds from the impact of COVID-19, Discover announced today that it will be giving $5 million to Black-owned restaurants. From now through Oct. 31, 2020, consumers can go to Discover’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages to nominate their favorite Black-owned restaurant, and 200 nominees will be randomly selected to receive $25,000*.
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
Fire & Flower Launches Pilot with Alimentation Couche-Tard Through Circle K Co-Located Stores
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Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
Kennedy Wilson to Announce Second Quarter 2020 Earnings
Global real estate investment company Kennedy Wilson (NYSE: KW) will release its second quarter 2020 financial results on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 after the market closes. The company will hold a live conference call and webcast to discuss results at 7:00 a.m. PT/ 10:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, August 6, 2020.
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
Mylan Secures Regulatory Approval for Remdesivir Lyophilized Powder for Injection 100 mg/vial in India for Restricted Emergency Use in COVID-19 Patients
HERTFORDSHIRE, England and PITTSBURGH and BANGALORE, India, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) today announced that the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved its remdesivir 100 mg/vial for restricted emergency use in India as part of the DCGI's accelerated approval process to address urgent, unmet needs amid the evolving coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The drug is approved for the treatment of suspected or laboratory confirmed incidences of COVID-19 in adults and children hospitalized with severe presentations of the disease. The drug will be launched
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
Pharmagreen CEO Provides Corporate Update, On Verge of Milestone
Carson City, Nevada--(Newsfile Corp. - July 6, 2020) - Pharmagreen Biotech, Inc. (OTC Pink: PHBI), a company specializing in the development of highest quality tissue cultured starter plantlets for the cannabis and hemp industry, is pleased to formally announce the creation of Pharmagreen Inc.'s ETN (Exchange Traded Note) asset-backed bond (the "PHBI ETN Bond"). The Company retained the professional services of Selected Listings, Inc. (the "Listings Agent") to assist with the process.
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
Regis Announces Additional G&A Reductions, Significant Progress in Salon Re-openings and Continued Progress in Its Transition to a Fully Franchised Model
Regis Corporation (NYSE: RGS), a leader in the haircare industry, whose primary business is franchising, owning, and operating technology enabled hair salons, today announced, the completion of additional restructuring actions to improve its financial performance and further align costs with the Company’s transition to a fully franchised business model. The Company also announced that 84% of its system-wide salons were open as of July 1st and that it closed on the sale of 88 company-owned locations to franchisees during the month of June.
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
Research Finds MyoPro® Delivers Meaningful Improvements in Motor Function for Brain Injury Patient
The Case Report in the Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering (RATE), a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal, studied a 42-year-old female, 29.5 years post-traumatic brain injury with diminished motor control/coordination and learned nonuse of the right arm. The research consisted of 9 weeks of in-clinic training followed by 9 weeks of at-home use. It was funded by the U.S. Department of Defense through an award to Dr. Stefania Fatone at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and conducted by a research team at the Louis Stokes Cleveland
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
Spotify Technology S.A. to Announce Financial Results for Second Quarter 2020
Spotify Technology S.A. (NYSE: SPOT) will post its second quarter 2020 financial results and letter to shareholders on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 before market open.
Jul 06, 2020 06:00 ET
Yintech Special Committee Retains Financial Advisor and Legal Counsel
SHANGHAI, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Yintech Investment Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: YIN) ("Yintech" or the "Company"), a leading provider of investment and trading services for individual investors in China, today announced that the special committee (the "Special Committee") of the Company's board of directors has retained Duff & Phelps, LLC as its financial advisor and Kirkland & Ellis as its U.S. legal counsel in connection with its review and evaluation of the previously announced non-binding "going private" proposal from Mr. Wenbin Chen, co-founder, Chairman of the Board and Chi
Jul 06, 2020 05:30 ET
Himax Technologies, Inc. Pre-announces Preliminary Unaudited Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results
Himax Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: HIMX) (“Himax” or “Company”), a leading supplier and fabless manufacturer of display drivers and other semiconductor products, today pre-announced preliminary unaudited key financial results for the three months...
Jul 06, 2020 05:00 ET
Philips announces exchange ratio for 2019 dividend
July 6, 2020 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) today announced that the exchange ratio for the dividend for the year 2019 has been determined. The exchange ratio is 1 new common share for every 49.2971 existing...
Jul 06, 2020 05:00 ET
YDX Innovation Partners with Amuka Esports in Developing Next-Gen Technology
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / July 6, 2020 / YDX Innovation Corp (TSXV:YDX)(OTC PINK:YDRMF)(FSE:A2PB03) ("YDX" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Amuka Esports, a leading Canadian esports venue, league and tournament provider. Both companies will be developing a suite of tools that focus on building social gaming communities, online tournaments and live broadcasting technologies.
Jul 06, 2020 04:00 ET
Former State Secretary Mathias Samson Joins Senior Leadership of FTI Consulting’s Strategic Communications Segment in Germany
FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of Mathias Samson as a Senior Managing Director and leader of the Public Affairs practice in Germany within the Strategic Communications segment. Mr. Samson is an expert in economic,...
Jul 06, 2020 04:00 ET
Jianpu Technology Inc. Announces its CEO, Mr. Daqing Ye, Elected as the Advisory Board Member of China Mobile Application Security Committee
BEIJING, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Jianpu Technology Inc. ("Jianpu," or the "Company") (NYSE: JT), a leading independent open platform for discovery and recommendation of financial products in China, today announced that Mr. Daqing (David) Ye, the Co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, was appointed as a vice chairman of the advisory board of Mobile Application Security Committee ("MASC"), a sub-committee of Mobile Smart Terminal Technology Innovation and Industry Alliance ("MTIA"). MTIA is a signature technology association founded by the China Academy of Inform
Jul 06, 2020 03:30 ET
Kaixin Auto Holdings Receives Notification of Deficiency From Nasdaq Relating to Delayed Filing of Annual Report on Form 20-F
Kaixin Auto Holdings (“Kaixin” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: KXIN), one of the primary dealership networks in the premium used car segment in China, today announced it has received a notice from Nasdaq on July 02, 2020 stating that, as a result of not...
Jul 06, 2020 03:05 ET
XPhyto Therapeutics Corp.: COVID-19 Rapid Screening Test Prototype Validation
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 6, 2020) - XPhyto Therapeutics Corp. (CSE: XPHY) (FSE: 4XT) (OTC Pink: XPHYF) ("XPhyto" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its exclusive diagnostic partner, 3a-Diagnostics GmbH ("3a"), has confirmed successful function of its novel and proprietary COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) RNA probes and its universal coronavirus RNA probes in prototype lateral flow assay (the "LFA") testing. Visual confirmation of test results (probe activation) was observed in five to seven minutes.
Jul 06, 2020 03:01 ET
Izotropic Corporation Appoints Executive Vice President of Commercial Operations
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 6, 2020) -  Izotropic Corporation (CSE: IZO) (OTC PINK: IZOZF) (FSE: 1R3) ("Izotropic" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of John McGraw, Ph.D., as Executive Vice President of Commercial Operations.
Jul 06, 2020 03:00 ET
ON Semiconductor to Provide Danfoss with High Power Devices for Inverter Traction Modules
PCIM Digital Days - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, and Danfoss A/S today announced that ON Semiconductor will supply Danfoss Silicon Power with high power IGBTs and diodes for inverter traction modules in the fast growing electric vehicle market.
Jul 06, 2020 02:40 ET
LEGAL DEADLINE ALERT—The Law Firm of Barbuto & Johansson, P.A. Reminds FSCT, PRA and ENPH Shareholders of Important Class Action Deadlines
Barbuto & Johansson, P.A. (“BARJO” or the “Firm”) and Of Counsel, Neil Rothstein, Esq. (with over 30 years of Securities Class Action experience, including cases against ENRON and HALLIBURTON) remind investors of important deadlines approaching in...
Jul 06, 2020 02:40 ET
LEGAL DEADLINE ALERT—The Law Firm of Barbuto & Johansson, P.A. Reminds LOPE, R, ELAN and WFC Shareholders of Important Class Action Deadlines
Barbuto & Johansson, P.A. (“BARJO” or the “Firm”) and Of Counsel, Neil Rothstein, Esq. (with over 30 years of Securities Class Action experience, including cases against ENRON and HALLIBURTON) remind investors of important deadlines approaching in...
Jul 06, 2020 02:30 ET
Safe-T Group Ltd. Estimates 162%-168% Growth in Revenues in the First Half of 2020
Safe-T® Group Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: SFET), a provider of secure access solutions for on-premise and hybrid cloud environments, today provided an estimated revenue range for the second quarter of 2020 and for the six-month period ended June 30, 2020....