NEW YORK, NY --
Recommends Darden Shareholders Vote to Elect All Twelve of Starboard's "Impressive" and "Well-Suited" Nominees at Upcoming Annual Meeting on Starboard's WHITE Proxy Card
Glass Lewis Concludes that "Starboard Has Made a Compelling Case that Election of All of its Nominees is Warranted" and that the Election of all Twelve of Starboard's Nominees "Is More Likely to Effect Long-Term Improvements and Provide Greater Board Oversight" at Darden Finds Starboard's Slate of Twelve Supremely Qualified Nominees to be "Far More Compelling" and "Significantly Better-Suited" than Darden's Proposed Slate and States that Starboard's Nominees Collectively Have "More Impressive Experience and Track Records" than Darden's Proposed Nominees Endorses Starboard and its Nominees' Turnaround Plan for Darden that Glass Lewis Concludes Is "Likely to Lead to Substantially Improved Operational Performance and Enhanced Shareholder Value" at Darden Starboard is Extremely Gratified by Glass Lewis'
Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers
of payment solutions, announced today that it will collaborate with
CaixaBank to host an interactive wearable financial app hackathon on
October 24-25, 2014 in Atlanta and Barcelona.
Green Dot Corporation's (GDOT) partnership with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) to offer low-cost checking accounts to the retailer's customers is a big milestone for Green Dot, J.P. Morgan analysts wrote on Thursday.
By Jens Hansegard
Sweden's Hennes & Mauritz AB said sales in its fiscal fourth quarter have got off to a slow start as a result of warm weather in most markets though a jump in revenue from its expended retail network contributed to improved profit in the previous three months.
HCA, which operates 164 hospitals and 114 surgery centers in 20 states
and England, and the CDC Foundation today announced a $1 million cash
donation by HCA to the CDC Foundation to help support international
Ebola epidemic response efforts involving the U.S. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC) and their work with partners on the ground
in West Africa.
Global education leader Houghton
Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced Curious About Me for
iPad®—an interactive story-building app that fosters language
development skills and celebrates the curiosity and individuality of
Laboratory Corporation of America ® Holdings (LabCorp ® )
(NYSE:LH) and LipoScience, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPDX), a provider of specialized
cardiovascular diagnostic laboratory tests based on nuclear magnetic
resonance (NMR) technology, today announced that they entered into a
definitive merger agreement under which LabCorp would acquire
LipoScience for a purchase price of $5.25 per share in cash, or a
transaction value of $85.3 million which represents a total enterprise
value of approximately $63 million.
Results of a July 2014 survey of midsize to large employers by global
professional services company Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ:TW) showed
that 28% said they had already extensively evaluated the viability of
Norcraft Companies, Inc. ("we", the “Company” or “Norcraft”)
(NYSE:NCFT), a leading manufacturer of kitchen and bathroom cabinetry in
the United States and Canada, today announced it has started an
expansion of its manufacturing facility in Winnipeg, Canada to meet
growing demand for its Urban Effects products throughout Canada and the
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