LM Funding Receives Favorable Ruling in Lawsuit Allowing Homeowners Associations to Continue to Collect What They Are Owed

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LM Funding America, Inc. (NASDAQ:LMFA), a specialty finance company offering unique funding solutions to community associations, received a favorable ruling from a Federal District Court judge in Florida regarding a proposed class action lawsuit filed by Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB (Wilmington).

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Local employer announces Wilkes-Barre job fairs on March 1 and 4 to support new contract

WILKES-BARRE, Pa., Feb. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pioneer Credit Recovery will host on-site job fairs on Wednesday, March 1, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Hanover Industrial Park, 220 Lasley Avenue.

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Barings Provides Senior Credit Facilities to Support Riverside Partners’ Acquisition of Medical Reimbursements of America

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Barings, one of the world’s leading asset management firms, announced today that it served as lead agent and provided senior credit facilities to support Riverside Partners’ majority equity investment in Medical Reimbursements of America (MRA).

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Planet Payment® to Announce Annual Results on March 8, 2017

LONG BEACH, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Planet Payment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLPM), a leading provider of international payment and transaction processing and multi-currency processing services, today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and 2016 annual results on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 5:00pm, New York time. Hosting the call will be CEO Carl Williams, President & COO Robert Cox and CFO Raymond D’Aponte. A press release with fourth quarter and annual 2016 financial results will be issued after the NASDAQ market closes that same day.

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PRGX Global Launches PRGX OPTIX™

ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PRGX Global, Inc. (Nasdaq:PRGX), a global leader in Recovery Audit and Analytics services, today announced it has launched its PRGX OPTIX™ suite of analytics tools globally.  The PRGX OPTIX suite facilitates Source-To-Pay (S2P) business decisions through actionable, data-enabled insights that are delivered through four primary modules – Product, Payment, Spend and Supplier.  Each of these modules is powered by the core PRGX OPTIX platform that provides the ability to process and visualize S2P data delivered via a SaaS interface. The Product, Payment, Spend, and Supplier modules are available now on a subscription basis. 

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ITG Launches Turnkey Research Payment Account Solution

NEW YORK and LONDON, Feb. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ITG (NYSE:ITG), a leading independent broker and financial technology provider, today announced the rollout of an enhanced Research Payment Account (RPA) solution to enable asset managers to adapt to the unbundling of research and execution required under the coming MiFID II rules in Europe.

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Co-op Selects ACI Worldwide to Power Wallet Service for its New Membership Scheme

UK convenience food retailer uses ACI's UP Merchant Payments solution to secure payments data for its customers

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Payveris Appoints Ron Bergamesca as Chief Executive Officer

ROCKY HILL, Conn., Feb. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Payveris, the provider of next generation API-centric digital payment and money movement solutions designed to put financial institutions at the center of digital commerce, announced the appointment of Ron Bergamesca as Chief Executive Officer effective February 21, 2017.

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Glance Technologies Announces alliance and video release with Populist Media

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glance Technologies Inc. (CSE:GET.CN) (FKT:GJT) (OTCQB:GLNNF)  is pleased to announce its first social media video release through its alliance with Populist Media, Vancouver’s premiere online visual city guide.

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Asta Funding, Inc. Announces Final Results of its Tender Offer

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Feb. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Asta Funding, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASFI) (“Asta” or the “Company”) today announced the final results of its self-tender offer, which expired February 15, 2017, at 11:59 p.m., New York City time. Based on the final count by American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC, the depositary for the tender offer, a total of approximately 6,022,253 shares of the Company’s common stock were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn.

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ManTech Announces Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016

FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq:MANT), a leading provider of innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2016, which ended December 31, 2016.

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Barings Provides Senior Credit Facilities to Support TA Associates’ Investment in Retriever Medical/Dental Payments LLC

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Barings, one of the world’s leading asset management firms, announced today that it served as lead agent and provided senior credit facilities to support TA Associates in minority recapitalization of Retriever Medical/Dental Payments LLC (“Retriever”).

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Payment Data Systems Announces Transaction Processing Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2016

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Feb. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Payment Data Systems (NASDAQ:PYDS), an integrated electronic payment solutions provider, today announced transaction processing results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016.

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Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis Reports Dividends, 2016 Financial Results

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis ("FHLBI" or "Bank") declared dividends on Class B-1 and Class B-2 capital stock at annualized rates of 4.25% and 3.40%, respectively. The dividends will be paid in cash on February 22, 2017.

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Glance Technologies to Drive Good Reviews on Yelp and TripAdvisor

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glance Technologies Inc. (CSE:GET) (FKT:GJT) (OTCQB:GLNNF) is pleased to announce new in-app features within the Glance Pay app, its ground-breaking mobile payment platform, with a fully redesigned Restaurant Discovery feature and restaurant review system.

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Arcserve CEO Mike Crest Recognized as 2017 CRN Channel Chief

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arcserve, LLC, whose breakthrough data protection and availability solutions deliver enterprise power with small team simplicity, today announced that its CEO, Mike Crest, has again been named a 2017 CRN® Channel Chief. The executives on this prestigious annual list by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.

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Asta Funding, Inc. Announces Preliminary Results of its Tender Offer

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Feb. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Asta Funding, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASFI) (“Asta” or the “Company”) today announced the preliminary results of its self-tender offer, which expired February 15, 2017, at 11:59 p.m., New York City time. Based on the preliminary count by American Stock Transfer & Trust Company LLC, the depositary for the tender offer, a total of approximately 6,072,291 shares of the Company’s common stock were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn, including approximately 141,039 shares that were tendered through notice of guaranteed delivery. The number of shares conditionally tendered was 400 based on the preliminary count by the depositary.

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CardConnect to Present at Cantor Fitzgerald’s 4th Annual Internet & Technology Services Conference

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CardConnect (NASDAQ:CCN), a leading provider of payment processing and technology solutions, today announced that the Company will be presenting at Cantor Fitzgerald’s 4th Annual Internet & Technology Services Conference. The conference will be held at the Le Parker Meridien, in New York, NY on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Chief Executive Officer and President Jeff Shanahan and Chief Financial Officer Chuck Bernicker will be attending the conference. The Company is scheduled to present at 1:15 p.m. Eastern Time on the day of the conference.

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Mitek’s Mobile Verify™ Selected by Blockchain Digital Payments Platform Nocks to Help Achieve AML Compliance

SAN DIEGO and LONDON, Feb. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitek (NASDAQ:MITK) (www.miteksystems.com), a global leader in mobile capture and identity verification software solutions, today announced that its Mobile Verify™ solution has been selected by leading European blockchain provider, Nocks, to help compliance with new Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations and streamline its customer onboarding.  

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Fidus Investment Corporation Declares First Quarter 2017 Dividend

EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fidus Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:FDUS) (“Fidus” or the “Company”) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share for the first quarter of 2017. The Company’s dividend will be payable on March 24, 2017 to stockholders of record as of March 10, 2017.

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MKS Instruments Announces Increased Quarterly Cash Dividend

ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, today announced that its board of directors has authorized a quarterly cash dividend of $0.175 per share, an increase of 3% from its Q4 2016 dividend, payable on March 10, 2017 to shareholders of record as of February 27, 2017.

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Colony Bankcorp, Inc. Declares First Quarter Dividend

FITZGERALD, Ga., Feb. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Colony Bankcorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:CBAN) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.025 per share payable March 31, 2017 to shareholders of record on March 1, 2017. The board factored in earnings projected for the quarter along with Colony’s capital position in setting the dividend payment.  Colony’s capital position remains strong with its total risk-based capital approximating 16.50 percent – well above the regulatory minimum requirement of 10 percent to be categorized as “well-capitalized.”  “Much progress has been made by Colony since we last paid dividends in June 2009.  While we have been focused on reducing our outstanding preferred stock the past couple of years, we are pleased to reward our shareholders with the reinstatement of cash dividends,” said Ed Loomis, President and Chief Executive Officer. 

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NewStar Adopts New Dividend Policy and Declares First Quarterly Dividend

BOSTON, Feb. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NewStar Financial Inc. (Nasdaq:NEWS), a specialized commercial finance company, announced today that its Board of Directors adopted a new dividend policy and declared a quarterly dividend of $0.02 per share of common stock.  The dividend is expected to be paid on March 17, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 2, 2017.  This marks the first dividend paid to stockholders in the company’s history.  The declaration and payment of future dividends will be subject to the board’s approval. 

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Southside Bancshares, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend

TYLER, Texas, Feb. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Southside Bancshares, Inc., (NASDAQ:SBSI), parent company of Southside Bank declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per common share.  The cash dividend is payable to common stock shareholders of record February 23, 2017.  The cash dividend is scheduled for payment on March 9, 2017.

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Planet Payment and Worldpay to Launch Planet Payment’s DCC at ATMs solution

ATLANTA and LONG BEACH, N.Y., Feb. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Planet Payment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLPM), a leading provider of international and multi-currency transaction services, and Worldpay US, a global leader in payments processing technology and solutions, will launch Planet Payment’s Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC) at ATMs solution across 70,000 Worldpay ATMs in the United States.

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Refund MIA? How to deal with ongoing refund delay

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The refund delay that affected approximately 15 million taxpayers this year is about to lift. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act required the IRS to hold refunds for returns claiming the earned income tax credit (EITC) and additional child tax credit (ACTC) until February 15.

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Microchip Technology Incorporated Announces Pricing of $1.8 Billion of 1.625% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes and $500 Million of 2.250% Convertible Junior Subordinated Notes

CHANDLER, Ariz., Feb. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP) (“Microchip”) today announced the pricing of $1.8 billion aggregate principal amount of convertible senior subordinated notes due 2027 (the “2027 notes”) and $500 million aggregate principal amount of convertible junior subordinated notes due 2037 (the “2037 notes,” and together with the 2027 notes, the “notes”), for a total aggregate principal amount of $2.3 billion, in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”).  The size of the offering was increased from the previously announced $2.0 billion in aggregate principal amount.  Microchip also granted the initial purchasers of the notes a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $270 million aggregate principal amount of the 2027 notes and an additional $75 million aggregate principal amount of the 2037 notes to cover over-allotments, if any.  The sale of the notes to the initial purchasers is expected to settle on February 15, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions, and is expected to result in approximately $2.27 billion in net proceeds to Microchip after deducting fees and estimated offering expenses payable by Microchip (assuming no exercise of the initial purchasers’ over-allotment option with respect to either series of notes).

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Fidelity D & D Bancorp, Inc. Increases First Quarter 2017 Dividend

DUNMORE, Pa., Feb. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Fidelity D & D Bancorp, Inc. (OTC US:FDBC), parent company of The Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank, announce their declaration of the Company’s first quarter dividend of $0.31 per share, a 7% increase above the previous quarterly payment of $0.29 per share.  This increase represents a 15% increase over the previous year’s first quarter dividend paid of $0.27 per share.  The dividend is payable March 10, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 20, 2017.

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Imperva Acquires Data Security Assets from Camouflage Software

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Feb. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMPV), committed to protecting business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises, today announced the company has acquired the assets of Camouflage Software, Inc., a data masking company. In addition, Imperva has hired nearly all of Camouflage’s employees. This acquisition furthers a technology alliance with Camouflage that added data masking capabilities to the existing portfolio of market-leading Imperva data protection offerings.

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Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Dividend

DUNKIRK, N.Y., Feb. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:LSBK), the holding company for Lake Shore Savings Bank (the “Bank”), announced that the Company’s Board of Directors approved an $0.08 per share cash dividend on its common stock, payable on March 13, 2017, to shareholders of record as of February 23, 2017.  Based on the Company’s closing stock price of $15.90 on February 7, 2017, the implied dividend yield for the Company’s common stock is currently 2.01%.

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PointPredictive Launches Auto Fraud Manager to Address Rising Lending Fraud Losses

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PointPredictive Inc. announced today the launch of Auto Fraud Manager – a real-time predictive pattern recognition scoring solution providing a bundled suite of predictive scores that can instantly assess the risk of First and Early Payment Default, Fraud Misrepresentation and Dealer Risk on each automotive loan application so lenders can stop fraud before underwriting and funding a loan that will likely lead to a loss.

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Prospect Capital Declares its 103rd, 104th and 105th Consecutive Cash Distributions to Shareholders, Exceeding $2.2 Billion in Cumulative Distributions to Shareholders Since 2004

NEW YORK, Feb. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) (“Prospect”) announced today that Prospect has declared monthly cash distributions to shareholders in the following amounts and with the following record and payment dates:

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Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation Fourth Quarter and 2016 Earnings Report

ALTAVISTA, Va., Feb. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Net income for Pinnacle Bankshares Corporation (OTCQX:PPBN), the one-bank holding company (the “Company”) for First National Bank (the “Bank”), was $734,000 or $0.48 per basic and diluted share for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 and $3,004,000 or $1.97 per basic share and $1.96 per diluted share for the year ended December 31, 2016.  In comparison, net income was $1,007,000 or $0.66 per basic and diluted share and $2,740,000 or $1.80 per basic and $1.79 per diluted share, respectively, for the same periods of 2015.  Consolidated results for the quarter and year are unaudited.

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MBT Financial Corp. Announces 20% Increase in Annual Earnings and Increases in Quarterly and Special Dividends

MONROE, Mich., Feb. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MBT Financial Corp., (Nasdaq:MBTF), the parent company of Monroe Bank & Trust, reported a preliminary net profit of $3,578,000 ($0.16 per share, basic and diluted), in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared to a profit of $4,014,000 ($0.18 per share, basic and diluted), in the fourth quarter of 2015. The full year profit in 2016 was $14,501,000 ($0.64 per share, basic and $0.63 per share, diluted) compared to $12,082,000 ($0.53 per share, basic and diluted) in 2015.

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PointPredictive Sees Auto Lending Fraud Risk Reaching $6 Billion in 2017

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PointPredictive announced today the publication of a white paper detailing new analysis confirming that auto lending fraud risk has been rising for several years, but remains hidden in credit losses. With 2016 auto lending originations soaring to historically high levels, the downstream impacts are now revealing themselves in higher fraud losses. PointPredictive estimates the annual value of auto loan originations that contain some element of misrepresentation may be as high as $6 billion in 2017, which is twice as much as 2016 estimates.

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CardConnect Announces New CardPointe Mobile Release with Catalog Feature

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CardConnect® (NASDAQ:CCN) today announced a new release of CardPointe Mobile, the company’s popular comprehensive payment app for smartphones and tablets, with the addition of Catalog, a new feature that allows businesses to label, price, discount and categorize their products and services all in one place.

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Avaap Named Category Leader in 2017 Best in KLAS Awards for Revenue Cycle Optimization

EDISON, N.J., Feb. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avaap, among the largest systems integrators for Infor ERP and Epic EHR, today announced it was named a 2017 Category Leader for revenue cycle optimization. Avaap earned a score of 95.3, the highest in the report’s revenue cycle management category.

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Telenav Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Telenav®, Inc. (NASDAQ:TNAV), a leader in connected car services, today announced its financial results for the second quarter that ended December 31, 2016.

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Credit Acceptance Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings

Southfield, Michigan, Jan. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Credit Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: CACC) (referred to as the “Company”, “Credit Acceptance”, “we”, “our”, or “us”) today announced consolidated net income of $87.6 million, or $4.33 per diluted share, for the three months ended December 31, 2016 compared to consolidated net income of $80.0 million, or $3.84 per diluted share, for the same period in 2015. For the year ended December 31, 2016, consolidated net income was $332.8 million, or $16.31 per diluted share, compared to consolidated net income of $299.7 million, or $14.28 per diluted share, for the same period in 2015.

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Nasdaq Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.32 Per Share

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Nasdaq, Inc (Nasdaq:NDAQ) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share on the company's outstanding common stock.  The dividend is payable on March 31, 2017 to shareowners of record at the close of business on March 17, 2017.  Future declarations of quarterly dividends and the establishment of future record and payment dates are subject to approval by the Board of Directors.

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