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Intercontinental Exchange, a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data, announced that following U.S. Department of Justice clearance, the company will close its acquisition of S&P Global’ s Securities Evaluations and Credit Market Analysis, two assets within the S&P Global Market Intelligence division. ICE expects to fund the purchase price with cash and the transaction is expected to close in October 2016, at which time..."/>
Intercontinental Exchange Announces Expected Closing for Acquisition of S&P Global’s Securities Evaluations and Credit Market Analysis
First Capital Realty Inc., one of Canada's largest owners, developers and managers of grocery anchored, retail-focused urban properties, announced today that it has closed its previously announced bought deal public offering of 7,636,000 common shares at a price of $22.60 per Share to a syndicate of underwriters co-led by TD Securities Inc. and RBC Capital Markets for gross..."/>
First Capital Realty Announces Completion of $173 Million Equity Offering
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Chemical Financial Corporation today announced that the Board of Directors of the Corporation declared a third quarter 2016 cash dividend on its common stock of $0.27 per share, representing a 3.8% increase over the second quarter 2016 cash dividend of $0.26 per share. The third quarter 2016 dividend will be payable on September 16, 2016, to shareholders of record on August 30, 2016. The ex-dividend date is August 26, 2016.."/>
Chemical Financial Corporation Announces Third Quarter Cash Dividend
Sterling Bancorp, announced today that Stephen Altneu has joined the organization as Managing Director of its asset-based lending business. In his new role, Mr. Altneu will be responsible for overseeing asset-based loan origination across the Northeast U.S."/>
Stephen Altneu Joins Sterling National Bank as Managing Director
Hilltop Holdings Inc. as the second highest performing bank nationally among midsized banks between $5 billion and $50 billion in assets. Hilltop Holdings earned the No. 1 spot for best performing midsize banks in the state of Texas. The Bank Performance Scorecard is an annual ranking of the 300 largest publicly traded banks and thrifts in the country."/>
Bank Director Magazine Ranks Hilltop Holdings No. 2 Nationally Among Midsize Banks
Asta Funding, Inc., today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Mark Levenfus as an independent director to the Board, effective immediately. The Board also appointed him Chairman of the Audit and Corporate Governance Committees.. Gary Stern, Asta chairman, president and CEO said,“ We are always looking at ways to enhance corporate governance at the Company."/>
Asta Funding Appoints Mark Levenfus as New member to its Board
True North Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust. Company: Moneta Porcupine Mines Inc.."/>
IIROC Trade Resumption - TNT.UN; EFX; ME
New York Community Bancorp Inc., People's United Financial Inc., Investors Bancorp Inc., and BofI Holding Inc.."/>
Banking Stocks Under Scanner -- New York Community Bancorp, People's United Financial, Investors Bancorp, and BofI Holding
Stock Yards Bancorp Inc approved a quarterly cash dividend of USD0.18 per share on the company's common stock, it declared on Wednesday. Set at a higher rate set by the board in May 2016, the dividend will be paid on 3 October 2016 to stockholders of record as of 12 September 2016.. Stock Yards Bancorp has assets worth USD2.9bn and is a bank holding company."/>
Stock Yards Bancorp announces dividend of USD0.18 per share for quarter
WashingtonFirst Bankshares Inc reported on Wednesday that its board of directors authorised a cash dividend of USD0.06 per share or about USD735, 000.00 on 12.3 m shares of voting and non-voting common stock for the quarter. This dividend will be paid on 3 October 2016 to stockholders of record as of 12 September 2016.. WashingtonFirst Bankshares is the parent of WashingtonFirst Bank, which operates 19 full-service banking offices in the Washington DC, metropolitan area."/>
WashingtonFirst Bankshares announces 12th consecutive quarterly dividend of USD0.06 per share
Golub Capital BDC, Inc. has commenced plans to make a public offering of 1,750,000 shares of its common stock, the company said. Wells Fargo Securities is acting as the sole book-running manager for the offering. The company said it intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to invest in portfolio companies in accordance with its investment objective and strategies and for general corporate purposes."/>
Golub Capital commences public offering underwritten by Wells Fargo
Sun Life Financial Inc. has reported it does not intend to exercise its right to redeem its outstanding Class A non-cumulative rate reset preferred shares Series 10 R on September 30, 2016, the company said. Holders of Series 10 R shares will have the right, at their option, to convert all or part of their Series 10 R Shares on a one-for-one basis into Class A non-cumulative floating rate preferred shares Series 11 QR of Sun Life Financial on September 30, 2016."/>
Sun Life Financial reports conversion privilege of Class A preferred shares
Voya Financial, Inc., has declared monthly distributions on the common shares of two of its closed-end funds, the company said. Voya Global Equity Dividend and Premium Opportunity Fund has declared a per share distribution of USD0.076. Voya International High Dividend Equity Income Fund has declared a per share distribution of USD0.069."/>
Voya Equity declares distributions on closed end funds
Merchants Bank donates USD8,000 to Dragonheart Vermont
Genworth Financial, Inc., today announced an expansion of its Homebuyer Privileges ® program to include discounts for nearly 300,000 retailers nationwide, including Target, Costco, Sears Commercial and ADT, among others. The enhanced program, unique to the industry, allows homebuyers to save up to $7,500 through a variety of retailer coupons. Loan Officers can extend these savings to..."/>
Genworth Mortgage Insurance Expands Partnerships with Top Retailers to Offer Enhanced Homebuyer Discounts
Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc., parent company of Stock Yards Bank& Trust Company, with offices in the Louisville, Indianapolis and Cincinnati metropolitan markets, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per common share. The dividend, which continues the higher rate set by the Board in May 2016, will be paid on October 3, 2016, to stockholders of record as of September 12, 2016.. Louisville, Kentucky-based Stock..."/>
Stock Yards Bancorp Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.18 Per Share
First Republic Bank has appointed two additional community lending officers serving the credit needs of traditionally underserved borrowers and communities, the company said. The company named Charlene Van Horn, an attorney who has managed First Republic's compliance monitoring function and previously worked for the San Francisco Federal Reserve, as a banking officer. Michele Cazeau, who has 15 years of banking experience, was named community outreach relationship..."/>
First Republic expands community lending program
Sterling Bancorp, the company said. Freedom Mortgage officially transitioned the residential business and its team of approximately 70 professionals to its banner on August 12, 2016. Freedom will handle new mortgage requests from Sterling National Bank customers through the newly acquired team, as well..."/>
Freedom Mortgage finalizes acquisition of Sterling National Bank mortgage operations

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