Each of Blackstone Alternative Alpha Fund and Blackstone Alternative
Alpha Fund II (collectively, the “Funds”) announced today that it
expects to pay a year-end distribution to its shareholders of record on
December 31, 2014.
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks made solid gains on Friday, with the FTSE 100 index rounding off its best week since February, after the Bank of Japan took investors by surprise and announced more stimulus measures for the stumbling Japanese economy.
Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie
Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers
Taylor LLP are investigating potential claims against the Board of
Directors of Aviv REIT, Inc. (“Aviv”) (NYSE: AVIV) concerning the
acquisition by Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. Under the terms of the
agreement, valued at approximately $3 billion, Aviv shareholders will
only receive a ratio of 0.90 Omega shares per Aviv share owned.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer and Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market surged in morning trade, sending the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average into record territory, as fresh stimulus from the Bank of Japan.
Chevron's stock rises after big earnings beat
Chevron's stock(CVX)rose 1.8% in premarket trade Friday, after the oil giant reported a third-quarter profit that rose well above expectations, offsetting a bigger-than-expected decline in sales.
Today Rexnord (NYSE: RXN) announced that it has acquired Tollok S.p.A.
Based in Ferrara, Italy, Tollok serves a global customer base and has
annual revenues of approximately €17 million (Euro).
Tollok is a leading supplier of highly engineered shaft locking devices
for the power generation and process industries, as well as general
Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) today reported income from
continuing operations attributable to common shares of $83.3 million
($14.32 per share) for the third quarter of 2014, compared to $54.1
million ($7.28 per share) for the third quarter of 2013.
Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that it has
extended its tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Family
Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) for $80.00 per share in cash (including
associated preferred share purchase rights) to 5:00 p.m., New York City
time, on December 31, 2014, unless further extended.
NephroGenex, Inc. (NASDAQ:NRX), a pharmaceutical company focused
on the development of therapeutics to treat kidney disease, today
announced that Chief Executive Officer, Pierre Legault will present a
corporate overview of the Company and meet with investors at the
Bio-Europe ® 2014 healthcare conference in Frankfurt, Germany.
Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE:HPY), the nation's fifth largest
payments processor and a leading provider of merchant business
solutions, today announced Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted Earnings per
Share of $24.8 million and $0.68, respectively, for the quarter ended
September 30, 2014, compared to Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted
Earnings per Share of $25.1 million and $0.66, respectively, for the
quarter ended September 30, 2013.
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:REGI) is expanding its division
that sells heating oil and petroleum diesel along with biodiesel blends
by offering additional biofuel blends in New York, Minnesota and Iowa,
the company announced today.
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