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UPDATE 1-Western Digital takes legal step to stop Toshiba memory investment

The new arbitration requests, filed in the International Court of Arbitration that oversees the companies' agreement, seeks to stop Toshiba from investing in the so-called Fab 6 facility in Yokkaichi, Japan, unless Western Digital's subsidiary Sandisk was also allowed to invest. The court, a branch of the International Chamber of Commerce, is an institution...

Source: Reuters

Lighting Science® Appoints Technology Executive Khim Lee as President

Lee to Oversee Global Growth of Lighting Science, the Industry SSL Leader in the Health, Wellness and Horticulture Marketplace. WEST WARWICK, R.I.---- Lighting Science ®, the innovative LED lighting technology company focused on health, wellness and horticulture solutions, announced today the appointment of Khim Lee as President. Khim Lee has been appointed...

Source: Business Wire

UPDATE 2-Ackman targets retail investors in ADP proxy contest

BOSTON, Sept 20- Billionaire hedge fund manager William Ackman, whose firm owns an 8.3 percent stake in Automatic Data Processing Inc, is turning up the heat in his proxy war for the human resources outsourcing company by targeting an often-ignored but influential group of people- retail investors. Now, his campaign to get himself and two other nominees...

Source: Reuters

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. Prices Public Offering of Common Stock

HERNDON, Va.---- Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. announced today the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 6,325,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $47.50 per share. Beacon expects to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with the net proceeds of the previously announced committed convertible preferred equity financing from...

Source: Business Wire

Gogo Inc. Announces Pricing of $100 Million Senior Secured Notes Offering

CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- Gogo Inc. announced the pricing of the previously announced private offering of $100 million aggregate principal amount of additional 12.500% senior secured notes due 2022 to be issued by its direct wholly owned subsidiary, Gogo Intermediate Holdings LLC, and its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Gogo Finance Co. Inc..

Source: PR Newswire

Albertsons acquires meal kit company Plated

The deal is Albertsons' first big strategic move since Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market earlier this year.


First Trust Strategic High Income Fund II Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.09 Per Share for October

WHEATON, Ill.---- First Trust Strategic High Income Fund II has declared the Fund’ s regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.09 per share payable on October 16, 2017, to shareholders of record as of October 3, 2017. The ex-dividend date is expected to be October 2, 2017. First Trust Advisors L.P., the Fund's investment advisor, along...

Source: Business Wire

John A. Lederer Joins Sycamore Partners as a Senior Advisor

"We are thrilled to have John join the Sycamore Partners team at this exciting time in the firm's continued growth and development," said Stefan Kaluzny, Managing Director of Sycamore Partners. Lederer said, "I am honored to join Sycamore Partners as a Senior Advisor and Executive Chairman at Staples. As previously announced, Sycamore Partners completed its...

Source: PR Newswire

EOG Resources Appoints C. Christopher Gaut to Board of Directors

HOUSTON, Sept. 20, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- EOG Resources, Inc. today announced the appointment of C. Christopher Gaut to its Board of Directors, effective October 1, 2017. Gaut most recently served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded oilfield manufacturing company, from 2010 through May of this year, and...

Source: PR Newswire

Boulevard Acquisition Corp. II and Estre Ambiental S.A. Name Three Independent Directors for Board of Combined Company

NEW YORK and SÃO PAULO, Sept. 20, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- In connection with their previously announced business combination, Boulevard Acquisition Corp. II and Estre Ambiental S.A., today named three independent members of the future board of the publicly traded combined company that will result from the transaction:. Richard Burke, chief executive officer of...

Source: PR Newswire