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Rodan & Fields, LLC
Rodan + Fields Appoints Louis J. Lavigne, Jr. to Board of Directors
SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rodan & Fields, LLC ("Rodan + Fields"), a leading prestige skincare brand and unique technology-driven social enterprise platform, today announced that Louis J. Lavigne, Jr. has been appointed to its Board of Directors as an independent director, effective June 23, 2015.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation Awards $1.5 Million
EAGAN, Minn., June 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation today announced the award of $1.5 million in funding for 24 projects across the state. The projects improve community health by focusing on the social and economic factors that greatly affect health outcomes. Grants range from $25,000 to $100,000 and many are renewable for a second year in 2016 based on progress in 2015.
Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin Inc.
Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin Inc. Announces Results of Operational Efficiency Measures
MADISON, Wis., June 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ:ABCW) today announced the anticipated financial results of the operational efficiency measures introduced previously. As the Company announced on April 9, 2015, AnchorBank, fsb ("AnchorBank"), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, has taken several actions to address and improve overall operational efficiency. Management anticipates that these actions will result in an annual net cost savings related to reduced compensation, occupancy and other operating costs of approximately $5.4 million. The actions will be completed by the third quarter of 2015.
Wintrust Financial Corporation
Wintrust Financial Corporation Announces Second Quarter and Year-to-Date 2015 Earnings Release Schedule
ROSEMONT, Ill., June 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wintrust Financial Corporation ("Wintrust") (Nasdaq:WTFC) today announced it will release its second quarter and year-to-date 2015 earnings after the close of business on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 and host a conference call on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). Individuals interested in listening should call 877-363-5049 and enter Conference ID #77870552. A simultaneous audio-only web cast may be accessed via the Company's web site at (http://www.wintrust.com), Investor Relations, Investor News and Events, Presentations & Conference Calls. A replay of the conference call will subsequently be available at this same location. The text of the second quarter and year-to-date 2015 earnings release will be available on the home page of the Company's website at (http://www.wintrust.com) and at the Investor Relations, Investor News and Events, Press Releases link on its website.
Golar LNG Limited
Golar and Perenco agree the material commercial terms for the floating liquefied natural gas export project in Cameroon
HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hamilton, Bermuda: Golar LNG Limited ("Golar") is pleased to announce that, further to the announcement on 24 December 2014 regarding the signing of a Heads of Agreement with Societe Nationale de Hydrocarbures ("SNH") and Perenco Cameroon ("Perenco") for the development of a floating liquefied natural gas export project in Cameroon, agreement has now been reached with the support of the Boards of both Golar and Perenco on the material commercial terms and conditions for the project. The Tolling Agreement which defines the material commercial terms and conditions for the project is now subject to finalisation with SNH and government approval. Similarly, the Midstream Gas Convention setting out the regulatory and fiscal regime governing the FLNG operations in Cameroon is being progressed in parallel with the Tolling Agreement and is also now subject to finalisation with the government. It is anticipated that final approval by all parties (including the government in Cameroon) for the Tolling Agreement and the Midstream Gas Convention will take place late Q3, 2015.
Spot Golf LLC
SPOT GOLF, LLC Announces Exclusive Global License of FlightScope Tracking Technology for SPOT GOLF Driving Range Game System
TYSONS CORNER, Va., June 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spot Golf, LLC, formed by a team of golf, gaming, entertainment, and hospitality innovators, announces its exclusive global master license and service agreement for FlightScope's world leading and cutting edge tracking technology. The FlightScope technology will power the SPOT GOLF game system that company executives say will respect and preserve the appeal of traditional golf while adding fun and challenging games to Spot Golf driving range game center facilities currently being planned for cities and towns everywhere. Combining state-of-the-art ball and club tracking technology with exciting game software, social media engagements, and outstanding customer-centric food, beverage, and entertainment options, Spot Golf will attract tech-savvy golfers, Millennials, and "gamers" (67% of U.S. households that play video games).