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Symmetrys™ weltweite Expansion erreicht mit der HANA Cloud-Hosting Plattformbereitstellung einen neuen Meilenstein in Europa

13 12 2017

Erweiterung der modernsten Plattform von Symmetry, um kritische SAP-Implementierungen zu unterstützen; Kundeninstallierungen nehmen den Regelbetrieb auf, unter anderem bei einem führenden multinationalen Hersteller von Industrieanlagen BROOKFIELD, Wisconsin und AMSTERDAM, 13. Dezember 2017 -- Symmetry gibt heute die neuste Entwicklung seiner Cloud-Hosting-Plattform in Amsterdam bekannt, durch die die weltweite Infrastruktur des Unternehmens für die Bereitstellung von SAP-Anwendungsmanagement bedeutend erweitert wird; so auch Sicherheit, Governance, Risiko und Compliance (GRC) und Hosting-Services. Die Amsterdam Cloud-Plattform, die in einem neuen Tier 3 grünen Datenzentrum stationiert ist, ist auf die vier anderen globalen Plattform-Bereitstellungen von Symmetry abgestimmt, um Hosting-Kunden eine größere betriebliche Flexibilität, geografische Redundanz und Wirtschaftlichkeit für ihre SAP und SAP HANA-Implementierungen zu bieten. Die europäische Erweiterung baut Symmetrys...

L'expansion mondiale de Symmetry™ atteint une nouvelle étape avec le déploiement en Europe de la plateforme d'hébergement cloud HANA

13 12 2017

Expansion de la plateforme moderne de Symmetry pour soutenir les implémentations importantes de SAP ; entrée en service des déploiements de clients, notamment un grand fabricant multinational d'équipements industriels BROOKFIELD, Wisconsin et AMSTERDAM, 13 décembre 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Symmetry a annoncé aujourd'hui le nouveau déploiement à Amsterdam de sa plateforme d'hébergement cloud, élargissant de manière significative l'infrastructure mondiale de l'entreprise pour offrir la gestion d'applications SAP, la sécurité, la gouvernance, le risque et la conformité et les services d'hébergement. Déployée dans un centre de données respectueux de l'environnement de niveau 3, la plateforme cloud d'Amsterdam s'intègre aux quatre autres déploiements mondiaux de Symmetry pour offrir aux clients d'hébergement une plus grande souplesse opérationnelle, une redondance géographique et une...

VomFASS Lincoln Square (Chicago) Opens; European-Style Specialty Retailer Expands Its Illinois Presence

13 12 2017

Unlike when you shop online, virtually everything here is available to taste before you buy. CHICAGO December 13, 2017 The city of Chicago’s first vomFASS—a European-style store selling imported oils, aged vinegars, wines, spirits and liqueurs straight from the cask—has opened at 4755 N. Lincoln Ave. Located in the heart of the popular Northside neighborhood—already to home to several European-style food destinations—vomFASS Lincoln Square sells a variety of other products from around the world, including spices, spreads, syrups, pastas, olives and gift-boxed samplers for holiday- and year-round giving. “Unlike when you shop online, virtually everything here is available to taste before you buy,” said owner Michael Aldrich, explaining that vomFASS translates from German as “from the cask.” “Many Chicago-area residents are already familiar with our products from their travels throughout the U.S. and Europe,” he added. The new store is the second Illinois vomFASS;...

National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) Names New Board Chair

13 12 2017

Susan A. May, Ed.D., president of Fox Valley Technical College, has been named chair of NACCE's board of directors.Springfield, MA, December 13, 2017 -- Susan May Takes Helm of NACCE Board.The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), the nation’s leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through community colleges, has named Susan A. May, Ed.D., president of Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, Wisconsin, as the chair of its board of directors.May has been president of Fox Valley Technical College since 2008. She has led the college through a period of innovation that includes the development of the college’s Venture Center, which offers a full array of educational programs and services for entrepreneurs and small business owners. President May is also an active leader in NACCE’s Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge, through which college presidents pledge to fulfill five commitments designed to spur entrepreneurship in their... is looking to fill the gap left by IMDB’s closed message boards

13 12 2017 like IMDB 2.0 Madison, WI – December 12, 2017 – When IMDB closed their message boards, people were mad! Ever since then casual movie lovers and cinephiles have been looking for a good place to talk about movies. is picking up where IMDB left off by offering their closed features and adding even more like providing access to a lot of FREE movies. With features like social messaging & chatting, movie recommendations, creating new or importing lists from IMDB along with LetterBoxd, claims to be the most full-featured movie community on the web. There is even a way of connecting movie lovers with similar tastes. The platform also has some search features that many other sites do not have, like advanced search and search by mood. You can even search by keywords: Here is a search for Free Christmas Movies and Free Christmas Horror Movies. Sue Bailey from Los Angeles says that she loves “all of the free movies, the customized homepage and the...

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Announces Plan to Acquire First Bank Lubbock Bancshares, Inc. in Texas

13 12 2017

DUBUQUE, Iowa and LUBBOCK, Texas, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Dubuque, IA-based Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (“Heartland”) (NASDAQ:HTLF) and Lubbock, TX-based First Bank Lubbock Bancshares, Inc. (“FBLB”) jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which FBLB and its wholly-owned subsidiary, FirstBank & Trust, will be acquired by Heartland.  This is the second merger announcement for Heartland within the last 30 days as it prepares to pass $10 billion in assets.Based on Heartland’s closing common stock price of $50.15 per share on December 11, 2017, the stock and cash transaction is valued at approximately $185.6 million (including the cash consideration to be paid to holders of FBLB’s stock appreciation rights).  The actual transaction value will change due to fluctuations in the price of Heartland common stock and is subject to certain adjustments. FirstBank & Trust is a commercial and retail bank, headquartered...

Saputo conclut l'acquisition de Montchevre aux Etats-Unis

12 12 2017

12 déc. 2017 17h36 HE MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - 12 déc. 2017) - Saputo inc. (« Saputo ») (TSX:SAP) a conclu aujourd'hui la transaction annoncée le 1er novembre 2017 et acquis Betin, Inc., faisant affaire sous le nom de Montchevre. Ses activités sont exploitées dans une usine située à Belmont au Wisconsin (États-Unis). L'entreprise compte environ 319 employés. Le prix d'achat de 265 millions de dollars US (environ 340 millions de dollars CAD), sur une base sans endettement, a été réglé au comptant à la clôture avec l'encaisse et les lignes de crédit disponibles. Montchevre produit, met en marché et distribue du fromage de chèvre aux États-Unis, principalement sous la marque Montchevre. Pour la période de douze mois terminée le 30 juin 2017, Montchevre a généré des revenus d'environ 150 millions de dollars CAD. Cette transaction permettra à la Division Fromages (États-Unis) de Saputo d'accroître sa présence dans les fromages...

Saputo Completes the Acquisition of Montchevre in the United States

12 12 2017

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 12, 2017) - Saputo Inc. ("Saputo") (TSX:SAP) completed today the transaction announced on November 1, 2017 and acquired Betin, Inc., doing business as Montchevre. Its activities are conducted at one manufacturing facility located in Belmont, Wisconsin (USA). The business employs approximately 319 people. The purchase price of US$265 million (approximately CDN$340 million), on a debt-free-basis, was paid in cash at closing from cash on hand and available credit lines. Montchevre manufactures, markets and distributes goat cheese in the United States, mainly under the Montchevre brand. For the twelve-month period ended on June 30, 2017, Montchevre generated revenues of approximately CDN$150 million. The transaction will enable the Cheese Division (USA) of Saputo to broaden its presence in specialty cheese in the United States. About Saputo Saputo produces, markets, and distributes a wide array of dairy products of the utmost quality, including cheese,...

Bristow Group Announces Public Offering of $125 Million Convertible Senior Notes

12 12 2017

HOUSTON, Dec. 12, 2017 -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) announced today that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $125 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2023 (the "notes"), through an underwritten offering registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The company intends to grant the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional $18.75 million aggregate principal amount of notes to cover over-allotments.The notes are expected to pay interest semi-annually and will be convertible into cash, shares of the company's common stock or a combination of cash and shares of the company's common stock, at the company's election. The notes will mature on June 1, 2023, unless earlier converted or repurchased in accordance with their terms prior to such date, and may not be redeemed by the company prior to maturity. Prior to December 1, 2022, the notes will be convertible only upon the occurrence of certain...

Tellurian Closes Public Offering of Common Stock

12 12 2017

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - December 12, 2017) - Tellurian Inc. (Tellurian or the Company) (NASDAQ: TELL) today announced that it has closed its previously announced underwritten public offering of 10,000,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $10.00 per share. Proceeds from the offering, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated fees and expenses, were approximately $94,800,000. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC acted as sole book-running manager for the offering, and Tuohy Brothers Investment Research, Inc. acted as co-manager. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,500,000 additional shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for detailed engineering of an LNG terminal facility and an associated pipeline in Southwest Louisiana, general corporate purposes and working capital. The offering was made pursuant to an effective shelf...

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