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Distressed debt funds turn activist to rescue U.S. energy bets | Reuters

2017-11-10 reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Distressed debt investors in U.S. oil and gas companies are turning into activist shareholders and pushing for more deals in the sector to boost the value of energy holdings they snapped up during the oil market slump. (40-4)

Fir Tree Partners Calls on Jones Energy to Pursue Value-Maximizing Strategic Alternatives

2017-09-18 prnewswire
NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fir Tree Partners ("Fir Tree"), a $9.4 billion private investment firm and manager of funds that own approximately 7.16% of the shares of Jones Energy, Inc. ("Jones" or the "Company") (NYSE: JONE), announced today its support for Q Investments' call for Jones to immediately start a process to explore all value-maximizing strategic alternatives. (28-0)

BRIEF-Q Investments asks Jones Energy to explore all strategic alternatives, including a sale

2017-09-14 reuters
* Q Investments calls for Jones Energy to immediately start a process to explore all strategic alternatives, including selling the company

Q Investments Calls for Jones Energy to Immediately Start a Process to Explore All Strategic Alternatives, Including Selling the Company

2017-09-14 prnewswire
Q Investments Intends to Run Its Own Slate of Directors Unless Jones Energy Takes Definitive Steps To Explore All Alternatives (0-1)

Appointment of Directors

2016-12-16 londonstockexchange
Further to the announcement of 21 November, the board of Tethyan Resources PLC (the "Board") is pleased to announce that it has appointed John Proust and Michael Andrews as non-executive directors of the Company, as representatives of Southern Arc Minerals Inc, with immediate effect.  Further details on Messrs Proust and Andrews are set out below.

Quorum investor seeks probe related to spinoff from Community Health

2016-10-13 reuters
Oct 13 Quorum Health Corp shareholder Q Investments LP urged the hospital operator's board to investigate what it called "possible fraudulent disclosure" related to the company's spinoff from Community Health Systems Inc in April.

MOVES-Liberty Specialty Markets names head of business development

2016-10-13 reuters
Oct 13 Liberty Specialty Markets, part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, named Miguel Alvarez head of business development, reinsurance.

BRIEF-Anthem Medicare Plans score increases in 2017 Medicare Star Quality ratings

2016-10-13 feeds.reuters
* Anthem - in ratings released by CMS, about 51 percent of anthem medicare advantage members to be enrolled in plans achieving four stars or higher in 2017 versus 22 percent in 2016 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Pfizer loses appeal in UK patent case over use of Lyrica drug for pain

2016-10-13 reuters
LONDON Oct 13 Pfizer suffered a setback in Britain on Thursday when the Court of Appeal in London ruled against it in a patent case over the use of its $5 billion-a-year drug Lyrica for pain relief.

BRIEF-Greenbrier-Astra Rail formed in Europe-based merger between Greenbrier Europe and Astra Rail

2016-10-13 feeds.reuters
* Expects transaction to be accretive to earnings per share by end of fiscal year 2017

BRIEF-Cubic sees FY 2016 sales $1.435 bln - $1.455 bln

2016-10-13 feeds.reuters
* Cubic Corp - fully expect that delayed orders will be received in fiscal year 2017

BRIEF-Kellogg Co to acquire Ritmo Investimentos for R$1.38 bln, or roughly US$429 mln

2016-10-13 feeds.reuters
* Kellogg Company enters into agreement to acquire Ritmo Investimentos, controlling shareholder of iconic Brazilian food company Parati

CarbonOne Technologies Changes Name to TekModo Industries Inc., Will Commence Trading Under Symbol "TEK" on October 12, 2016, Announces New Board of Directors and Management Changes

2016-10-11 marketwired
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 11, 2016) - CarbonOne Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CX) ("TekModo" or the "Company") today announced that it has changed its name to TekModo Industries Inc. The Company's shares will resume trading on the TSX Venture Exchange at the market open on October 12, 2016 under the new symbol "TEK".

Japan Gold Corp. (Formerly Sky Ridge Resources Ltd.) Closes C$7 Million Financing, Acquires Southern Arc Minerals Japan KK, Will Commence Trading on TSX-V on September 19, 2016

2016-09-16 marketwired
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 16, 2016) - Japan Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:JG) ("Japan Gold" or "the Company") (formerly Sky Ridge Resources Ltd.) (TSX VENTURE:SYR.H) is pleased to announce that further to the announcement on July 6, 2016, the Company has acquired Southern Arc Minerals Japan KK ("SAMJ") and launched the first foreign mineral exploration company to focus solely on Japan.

Edelweiss PE eyes growing tech start-up space

2016-06-28 thehindubusinessline
Edelweiss Private Equity, the venture capital and private equity arm of diversified financial services firm Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd, is looking to close at least 8-12 deals in the Indian start-up ecosystem this year itself.