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TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Goldmoney Inc. (TSX:XAU) (“Goldmoney”) (the “Company”), a precious metal financial service and technology company, has been invited to present at the 3rd Annual B. Riley & Co. Consumer Conference taking place on September 28, 2017 at the Sofitel Hotel in New York City.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. and PEORIA, Ill., Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Busey Corporation (“Busey”) (NASDAQ:BUSE), the holding company for Busey Bank, and Mid Illinois Bancorp, Inc. (“Mid Illinois”), the holding company for South Side Trust & Savings Bank of Peoria (“South Side Bank”), today announced that the election deadline for Mid Illinois shareholders of record to make merger consideration elections in connection with the previously announced merger between Busey and Mid Illinois is 5:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on September 26, 2017. Mid Illinois shareholders may elect to receive $227.94 in cash, 7.5149 shares of Busey common stock or a combination of $68.38 in cash and 5.2604 shares of Busey common stock in exchange for each share of Mid Illinois common stock, subject to adjustment and proration as provided in the merger agreement.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga., Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX), a leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial, e-governance and healthcare industries, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Money Transfer Service Scheme (MTSS) Business of Paul Merchants Limited (BSE:PML), for approximately $40.7 million, through one of its Indian subsidiaries. Paul Merchants Inward Remittance Exchange encompasses 20,000+ distribution outlets, 165+ branches, processing over 6 million transactions per annum.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Data & Analytics division of Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:BKFS) reports the following “first look” at August 2017 month-end mortgage performance statistics derived from its loan-level database representing the majority of the national mortgage market.
Total U.S. loan delinquency rate (loans 30 or more days past due, but not in foreclosure): 3.93%
Month-over-month change: 0.72%
Year-over-year change: -7.27%
DENVER and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sandspring Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:SSP) (OTC:SSPXF) (“Sandspring” or the “Company”) announces a non-brokered private placement of 17,200,000 units (the “Units”) at a price of $0.35 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $6 million dollars. Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company (“Share”) and one share purchase warrant entitling the holder to purchase one Share at $0.50 for a period of five years from the date of issuance (“Warrant”). A finder’s fee of up to 5% will be paid on a portion of the financing.
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NRT Technology Corp. (“NRT”) a leading provider of integrated ticket redemption and payment services to global casino operators, and Sightline Payments (“Sightline”), developers of the disruptive Play+ platform that’s powering the next generation of cashless and mobile gaming payment solutions, announced today an agreement to merge. The company on closing will be named NRT Sightline and will form one of the largest pure play gaming payment technology companies in the world with an equity value of over $300 million.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glance Technologies Inc. (CSE:GET.CN) (OTCQB:GLNNF) (CSE:GET.WT) (FKT:GJT) is pleased to announce it has filed a provisional patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its latest invention which allows orders and payments initiated from traditional websites on any platform to be secured via mobile devices utilizing Glance’s robust anti-fraud technology. This advancement enables lower fraud for merchants and more security for consumers, while allowing the convenience of ordering and initiating transactions from the web from desktop computers or any other connected device.
FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Credit union core processor FedComp and Payveris, the Cromwell, Conn.-based money movement platform, today announced their partnership to support credit unions in delivering best-in-breed digital payment and money movement services—including bill pay, and account-to-account and peer-to-peer transfers—to their members. The Payveris digital payments platform also enables FedComp to link easily—through a single connection—to other digital providers for services such as home and mobile banking. With the integration to Payveris’ platform complete and tested, FedComp is ready to roll out its enhanced digital payments set to its credit union clients.
NAPLES, FLA, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that Paul Thomalla, senior vice president, Corporate Relations & Development, has been appointed to Ecommerce Europe’s Payments Experts Taskforce, which supports the development of online payments strategies.
MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gladstone Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:GLAD) (the “Company”) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell 1,800,000 shares of its newly designated 6.00% Series 2024 Term Preferred Stock (the “Series 2024 Term Preferred Stock”) at a public offering price of $25.00 per share, raising $45.0 million in gross proceeds and approximately $43.3 million in net proceeds after payment of underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated expenses of the offering payable by the Company. The Company has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase 270,000 additional shares of Series 2024 Term Preferred Stock on the same terms and conditions solely to cover over-allotments, if any. The closing of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and the shares are expected to be delivered on or about September 27, 2017. The Company anticipates its Series 2024 Term Preferred Stock will trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol GLADN. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., a subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE MKT:LTS) are serving as joint book-running managers. FBR Capital Markets & Co., a B. Riley Financial Company, is serving as a lead manager for the offering. BB&T Capital Markets, a division of BB&T Securities, LLC, J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons, LLC, Wedbush Securities Inc. and William Blair & Company are serving as co-managers for the offering.
SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Payment Data Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYDS), an integrated electronic payment solutions provider, today announced the launch of Same Day ACH Debits.
DUBLIN, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD), a global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing, learning, and customer experience solutions, today announced it has launched its Lightning Commissions application on the Salesforce AppExchange, empowering businesses to connect with their customers, partners, and employees in entirely new ways.
Cuba Ventures Corp. MOU with Bhavnani Corp. CEO and Director complete extensive commercial mission in Europe. The company adds a new advisor, Daniel Hernandez Rodríguez, for planned DA with Al-Fahim Technologies.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cuba Ventures Corp. (TSX-V:CUV) (OTCBB:MPSFF) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding ("MOU") with Bhavnani Corporation that is intended to form part of a broader agreement and corporate relationship between Cuba Ventures and Bhavnani Corp. Bhavnani Corporation has accumulated a worldwide reputation, through its honorary president and legendary European stock market investor, Mr. Ram Bhavnani. Further, the company is delighted to welcome Daniel Hernandez Rodríguez to its advisory board as senior banking technology advisor.
2017 Health of Cash survey finds:
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT) (OTCQB:RQHTF) (“Reliq” or the “Company”), a technology company focused on developing innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, is pleased to announce that it has received the first payment of US$200,000 from NextGen Applications LLC of San Antonio, TX (the “NextGen” - NextGenApplicationsLLC.com, email@example.com) per the contract between Reliq and NextGen. The contract, whose total value is $1.22 Million USD, provides NextGen with professional services and a limited license to Reliq’s proprietary iUGO Health platform, specifically for the development of a consumer focused mobile health app (the “mTelecare App”), providing service to the greater San Antonio area before expanding elsewhere throughout the U.S.
NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KCAP Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq:KCAP) (the “Company” or “KCAP”) today announced the pricing of its public offering of $17.8 million in aggregate principal amount of additional 6.125% Notes due 2022 (the “Notes”). The Notes will be a further issuance of, rank equally in right of payment with, and form a single series with the $57.5 million in aggregate principal amount of the 6.125% Notes due 2022 that the Company initially issued on August 14, 2017 and September 5, 2017 (the “Existing Notes”). The Company estimates that the net proceeds it will receive from the sale of the Notes will be approximately $17.2 million (or approximately $19.7 million if the underwriters fully exercise their option to purchase additional Notes), based on the purchase price paid by the underwriters of 96.2924% of the aggregate principal amount of the Notes, before deducting estimated offering expenses payable by the Company.
PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a release issued under the same headline on September 14th, 2017 by Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ), please note that in the last sentence of the first paragraph, the date for dividend payment to shareholders of record should be October 2, 2017, not September 30, 2017 as previously stated. The corrected release follows:
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AppFolio, Inc. (NASDAQ:APPF), a leading provider of cloud-based business software solutions in the property management and legal markets, today announced the upcoming launch of two new offerings for AppFolio Property Manager (APM) customers. The offerings include AppFolio Renters Insurance, a new Value+ Service, and same day ACH, an enhancement to the existing Electronic Payments Value+ Platform.
SAN CARLOS, Calif., Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) revealed that banking trojans were extensively used by cyber-criminals during August, with three variants appearing in the company’s latest Global Threat Impact Index.
SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Payment Data Systems (Nasdaq:PYDS) and Akimbo announced today that they are waiving all purchase, printing, and production fees on gift card orders that support victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma. Individuals can send gift cards directly to friends or family members in the impacted areas online and incur no purchase fee. In addition, businesses, non-profits, charities, and other entities can order gift cards in bulk, and the Company will cover all costs for the bulk card production and shipping. To learn more, visit https://akimbocard.com/relief.
NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KCAP Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq:KCAP) (the “Company” or “KCAP”) today announced that it is offering, subject to market and other conditions, additional 6.125% Notes due 2022 (the “Notes”) in a public offering. The Notes constitute a further issuance of, rank equally in right of payment with, and form a single series with the $57.5 million in aggregate principal amount of the 6.125% Notes due 2022 that the Company initially issued on August 14, 2017 and September 5, 2017 (the “Existing Notes”).
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atlas Technology International, Inc. (OTCQB:ATLT), a rapidly growing designer, manufacturer and distributor of touchscreen devices, today issued the following Special Letter to Shareholders:
ARCHBOLD, Ohio, Sept. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc., (Nasdaq:FMAO) the holding company of The Farmers & Merchants State Bank, with assets of approximately $1.1 billion at June 30, 2017, today announced that it has approved a 4.0% increase in the company’s quarterly cash dividend. The new dividend has been raised to $0.26 per share from the previous dividend of $0.25, and represents the second increase in the cash dividend this year. As of September 20, 2017, FMAO stock will be splitting two-for-one, thereby doubling the number of shares each shareholder owns as of that date. The cash value of the dividend will be adjusted to $0.13 per share to reflect this stock split. The third quarter dividend is payable on October 20, 2017 to shareholders of record as of September 26, 2017.
CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Paskwayak Business Development Corporation (the “Acquiror”) announces that, on August 30, 2017, it acquired 12,000,000 common shares (“NAC Common Shares”) of National Access Cannabis Corp., formerly known as Brassneck Capital Corp. (“NAC”) through the completion of the amalgamation between 1119622 B.C. Ltd. and National Access Clinic Corp., formerly known as National Access Cannabis Corp. (“Clinic Corp”) under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia) (the “Amalgamation”). On July 10, 2017, the Acquiror purchased 12,000,000 subscription receipts (“Subscription Receipts”) of Clinic Corp. through a brokered private placement at a price of $0.25 per Subscription Receipt. Each Subscription Receipt entitled the holder thereof to one common share of Clinic Corp. (“Clinic Common Shares”), which were exercised immediately prior to the Amalgamation on August 30, 2017. Upon closing of the Amalgamation, each Clinic Common Share was converted into one NAC Common Share without payment of any additional consideration and without further action on the part of the holders thereof (the “Acquisition”).
CHICAGO, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zoomdata, developers of the world's fastest visual analytics platform for Big Data, and enVista, a leading supply chain consulting and IT services firm, announced today at the Fuel 2017 conference, a partnership to embed Zoomdata to power the analytics offered to enVista customer’s as part of its flagship Supply Chain & Transportation Management solutions.
CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cortex Business Solutions Inc. (TSXV:CBX), a network-as-a-service e-invoicing solutions provider, today announces their partnership with APVelocity, an affiliate of TCI Business Capital, to offer supply chain finance to Suppliers on the Cortex Trading Partner Network.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glance Technologies Inc. (CSE:GET.CN) (OTCQB:GLNNF) (CSE:GET.WT) (FKT:GJT) is pleased to announce Apple’s recently unveiled facial recognition technology (Face ID) will help payments made via Glance Pay faster, easier, and more secure.
TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked HonkMobile, North America’s fastest and most convenient way to find and pay for parking, No. 6 on the 2017 STARTUP 50 ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies. The STARTUP 50 ranks younger Canadian companies on two-year revenue growth and winners are profiled in the October issue of Maclean’s magazine and online at CanadianBusiness.com.
LONDON, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zuora, Inc., the leading enterprise platform provider for subscription order-to-cash solutions, has been selected to power Centrica Connected Home as the business aims to grow its new Hive smart home subscription services.
Aurora, IL, Sept. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (Nasdaq: CCMP), the world’s leading supplier of chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) polishing slurries and second largest CMP pads supplier to the semiconductor industry, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share ($0.80 per share on an annualized basis) on the company's common stock. The dividend will be payable on or about October 30, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 25, 2017.
NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund (NYSE:AVK) and Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund II (NYSE:AGC) (each a “Fund” and together, the “Funds”) announced today the final results for each Fund’s tender offer for up to 15% of each Fund’s common shares (“Shares”) (the “Tender Offers”). The Tender Offers commenced on August 9, 2017 and expired on September 7, 2017.
White Plains, NY., , Sept. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bruce Bellmare, CEO of Debt Resolve, Inc. (OTCPink: DRSV) interviews on the Uptick Network Stock Day Podcast with host Everett Jolly. With great Q2 revenues, Mr. Bellmare highlights the company’s game plan that executed these financials for the first half of the year with the addition of Student Loan Care LLC, a majority-owned subsidiary. With this positive revenue growth, Mr. Bellmare mentions that the company’s strategy is to add other businesses under the umbrella and to grow those subsidiaries with Debt Resolve’s management and financial expertise. Mr. Bellmare discusses how the company is focusing on the Federal student loan holders and describes how Student Loan Care supports its clients in finding the best program that fits their needs in order to reduce their monthly loan payment and possibly work their way towards loan forgiveness.
NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EXL (NASDAQ:EXLS), a leading Operations Management and Analytics company, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary primarily responsible for the operations of its Healthcare business unit has achieved accreditation in utilization management (UM) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving healthcare quality.
TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crosswinds Holdings Inc. (“Crosswinds” or the “Company”) (TSX: CWI) provides an update on the expected impact of Hurricane Irma on its joint venture investment in Monarch National Insurance Company (“Monarch”), a company that writes Florida homeowners insurance. Crosswinds has an indirect economic interest of approximately 36% in Monarch.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aria Systems, the leader in helping enterprises grow subscription- and usage-based revenue, today announced it has raised $18 million in new capital. The round was led by Madison Bay Capital with Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, InterWest Partners, and Venrock participating. The funding brings the total amount raised to date to $150 million and will enable Aria to continue its impressive growth trajectory – including recent wins and implementations at Generac, Italiaonline, Merrill Corp, Philips, Sungard Availability Services and Subaru – while providing unparalleled service to its enterprise cloud billing and monetization customers. In addition, Silicon Valley veterans Steve Reale, Managing Partner of Madison Bay Capital Partners, and Drew Harman, Director of InterWest Partners, are bringing their talent and expertise to Aria as the newest members of the company’s board of directors.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glance Technologies Inc. (CSE:GET.CN) (OTCQB:GLNNF) (CSE:GET.WT) (FKT:GJT) is pleased to announce that it has signed its first restaurant in the United States, Ta’cul Mexican Cocina, located in California, to use the Glance Pay mobile payment app. Glance also announces that it has set up its United States head office in Silicon Valley.
TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AscendantFX Capital Inc. (AFX) is thrilled to officially announce the launch of their new mobile app, APay Mobile. APay Mobile is the world’s first mobile app that is focused on international payments for business. It joins the market leading suite of products AFX has produced including: AFXLink, for API integration with enterprise software; AFXOnline, a web based platform for B2B and B2C; and AFXFI, a platform focused on making international payments secure and efficient for financial institutions globally.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (“Hewlett Packard Enterprise”) (NYSE:HPE) today announced the offering of senior notes (the “Notes”). The Notes will be senior unsecured obligations of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and will rank equally in right of payment with all of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s existing and future senior unsecured indebtedness. Hewlett Packard Enterprise intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to fund the repayment of the $750 million outstanding principal amount of its 2.450% notes due 2017, the repayment of the $350 million outstanding principal amount of its floating rate notes due 2017, and for general corporate purposes, which may include pursuing various mergers and acquisitions.
TORONTO, Sept. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Faircourt Asset Management Inc., as Manager of the Faircourt Funds, is pleased to announce the distribution of interest payable on the Preferred Securities, of the following Fund (TSX:FCS.PR.C) (TSX:FCS.UN):