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First West Virginia Bancorp, Inc. has named William G. Petroplus to serve as the chairman of the board following the resignation of R. Clark Morton, the company said. Morton resigned as chairman of the board of the company and as chairman of Progressive Bank, N.A. effective August 15, 2016. He will continue to serve as a director of the company and as a director of Progressive Bank, N.A."/>
First West Virginia Bancorp appoints new board chair
OM Asset Management plc disclosed on Friday that it has completed its investment in Landmark Partners and added that since Landmark was founded in 1989 until the 30th of June 2016, it had committed capital of USD15.5bn. A global secondary private equity, real estate and real asset investment firm, Landmark provides liquidity to owners of interests in real estate, real asset, venture, mezzanine and buyout limited partnerships. It operates in Boston, London, New York and Simsbury,..."/>
OM Asset Management closes investment in Landmark Partners
Medical Properties Trust Inc authorised a regular quarterly common stock cash dividend of USD0.23 per share, the company reported on Friday. This dividend will be paid on 13 October 2016 to stockholders of record on 15 September 2016.. A real estate investment trust, Medical Properties acquires, develops and invests in healthcare facilities in the US; and leases healthcare facilities to healthcare operating companies and healthcare providers."/>
Medical Properties Trust announces dividend of USD0.23 per share for quarter
GEO GROUP ANNOUNCES CONTRACT RENEWAL BY THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS FOR THE D. RAY JAMES CORRECTIONAL FACILITY."/>
CORRECTING AND REPLACING The GEO Group Announces Contract Renewal by the Federal Bureau of Prisons for the D. Ray James Correctional Facility
Gramercy Property Trust has closed two separate acquisitions for single tenant industrial properties in the Boston and Memphis MSA, for a total of USD67.8m, it revealed on Friday. The first transaction was for a newly constructed 448,470 sq ft distribution centre leased in Littleton, Massachusetts, while the other was a 677,160 sq ft distribution facility that is also leased, in Byhalia, Mississippi. According to the company, the total first year net operating income of the..."/>
Gramercy Property closes two industrial property acquisitions for USD67.8m total
SBT Bancorp Inc reported on Friday that its board of directors approved a common stock cash dividend of USD0.14 per share for the quarter. All shareholders of record date on 2 September 2016 will receive the dividend payment on 16 September 2016.. The company is the parent of Simsbury Bank, an independent, community bank that provides various banking and investment services."/>
SBT Bancorp declares dividend of USD0.14 per share for quarter
M&T Bank Corporation has declared a quarterly cash dividend of USD0.70 per share on its common stock, the company said. The dividend is be payable September 30, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 1, 2016.. M&T is a financial holding company headquartered in Buffalo, New York."/>
M&T Bank declares Q3 2016 common stock dividend
Jernigan Capital, Inc. announced today that on August 16, 2016, the Company closed an $8.8 million development investment in Johns Creek, GA, a submarket in the Atlanta MSA. The multi-story 745 unit facility will provide state-of-the-art, all climate-controlled storage to a high-income underserved area of suburban Atlanta. The investment was made through Storage Lenders I, LLC, the Company’ s $122.2 million joint venture with Heitman Capital Management and an..."/>
Jernigan Capital, Inc. Announces New Investment in Atlanta MSA and Opening of Two Newly-Developed Self-Storage Facilities
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, Inc., announced today a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of Foothill Securities, Inc., an advisor-owned, independent broker-dealer headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. Founded in the heart of Silicon Valley in 1962, Foothill Securities currently services the needs of..."/>
Securities America to Acquire Assets of Foothill Securities of Santa Clara, Calif.
Investor AB, has signed an agreement with Audax Private Equity to acquire the Canadian medical technology company LABORIE, which focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of urologic and gastrointestinal disorders that affect the daily lives of millions. LABORIE was founded in 1967 and has grown organically and through acquisitions from a leading manufacturer of capital equipment for urodynamic testing into a..."/>
Canadian medical technology company LABORIE to become new subsidiary
ZAIS Financial Corp. announced today that its mortgage banking subsidiary, GMFS, headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA., was executing its business continuity plan in light of the severe flooding which has occurred in southern Louisiana. In particular, GMFS remains fully operational; its systems fully functional and employees are reporting to work. GMFS continues to close and sell loans, although at a reduced volume."/>
ZAIS Financial Corp. Announces Operational Update Related To Flooding In Louisiana
Community Bank System, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.32 per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable on October 10, 2016 to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2016.. This one cent increase in the Company’ s quarterly cash dividend over the same quarter of last year, or 3.2% higher, represents an annualized yield of 2.84% based on the Company’ s closing price of $45.12 on August 17, 2016."/>
Community Bank System, Inc. Announces Its 24th Consecutive Year of Dividend Increases
Piper Jaffray Companies' Advisory Research, Inc asset management subsidiary is adding the investment team of Chicago-based asset management business Cupps Capital Management, the firm said. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Advisory Research said that the combination will bring the Cupps team's growth stock investing expertise and strategies to Advisory Research's multi-manager platform, which will provide a full range of..."/>
Piper Jaffray’s Advisory Research Adds Investment Team of Cupps Capital Management
Intercontinental Exchange will address concerns voiced this week by the UK's Competition and Markets Authority concerning the company's closed acquisition UK-based trading technology platform Trayport for USD 650 m in ICE common stock, the company said. The acquisition was closed last December. The CMA weighed in on 16 August 2016, indicating that it may force ICE to sell Trayport, saying that the combination of..."/>
Intercontinental Exchange to Address UK CME Concerns about Trayport Acquisition
ITT Educational Services Inc. on Thursday disclosed that the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools gave ITT four extra months to "provide evidence why its current grants of accreditation should not be withdrawn by suspension or otherwise conditioned." The body had been..."/>
ITT clings to accreditation, for now [The Indianapolis Star]
Atlantic Capital Bancshares Inc, Atlantic Capital Bank NA revealed on Friday that Julie Schriver has joined its team as a treasury sales officer. With over two decades of experience, Schriver most recently was with SunTrust, where she served in a similar capacity and was recognised for her remarkable client-centric strategies that created sustainable portfolio growth in the Tri-Cities and Knoxville area. Also, she is involved with many local community..."/>
Atlantic Capital Bank appoints Julie Schriver as new treasury sales officer
Sierra Bancorp, the holding company of Bank of the Sierra, announced today that its Board of Directors has expanded the number of authorized directors to ten and approved the appointment of three new board members effective September 15, 2016. The newly-appointed directors, namely Robb Evans, Vonn R. Christenson, and Laurence S. Dutto, Ph.D., were also appointed as directors of Bank of the Sierra by the Bank's Board. Prior to the additions, the..."/>
Sierra Bancorp Complements Board of Directors With Three New Additions
Regions Financial Corp declared on Friday that in the cash tender offer announced on 11 August 2016, as of 17:00 New York City time on 18 August 2016, it had received tenders for a total amount of USD649.2m of its outstanding 2.00% senior notes due 2018.. Also, the company said that this offer was made under the Offer to Purchase and the related Letter of Transmittal and Notice of Guaranteed Delivery dated 11 August 2016, which were sent to holders of the notes. No notes were tendered..."/>
Regions Financial receives tenders for USD649.2m of 2.00% senior notes due 2018 in offer
Medical Properties Trust on Thursday declared a regular quarterly dividend of USD0.23 per share of the company's common stock. Stockholders of record as of 15 September 2016 will receive the cash dividend on 13 October 2016.. This self-advised real estate investment trust was formed to capitalize on the changing trends in healthcare delivery by acquiring and developing net-leased healthcare facilities, including acute care hospitals, inpatient..."/>
Medical Properties Trust's board approves USD0.23 per share dividend

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