Daily Archives: January 3, 2018

Pharming Announces Further Conversion of its Ordinary Convertible Bonds

LEIDEN, Netherlands, January 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —
Bondholders convert €7.7 million of their remaining bonds into Pharming Shares and cash 
Further reduction in net debt and interest payments  
Cash balance following conversion (prior to year-end) was €56.0 million&nb…

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Daiwa House Announces Takeover of Single-family Housing Business of FD Communities by Stanley-Martin Communities as Daiwa Expands Housing Sales Area in USA

OSAKA, Japan, Jan. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Daiwa House Group’s Stanley-Martin Communities, LLC (“Stanley-Martin”) concluded a business transfer agreement with FD Communities, LLC (“FrontDoor”), aR single-family housing business in the USA, on December 20, 2017. FrontDoor’s operations,…

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Wisconsin Public Service Selects Landis+Gyr for Electric and Gas AMI Deployment

ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Landis+Gyr (LAND.SW), a global leader in transforming the way energy is delivered and managed, has been selected by Wisconsin Public Service Company (WPS) to provide a multi-purpose Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) network platform for advanced m…

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See Bruno Mars, Cardi B's 'In Living Color'-Dedicated 'Finesse' Video

Bruno Mars and Cardi B have teamed up for a remix of “Finesse,” a song hailing from Mars’ 2016 album, 24K Magic. While the artists originally teased the unveiling of the song at midnight on Wednesday, they surprised fans by also releasing its video.

The original Nineties R&B-tipped, upbeat song, produced and co-written by the Stereotypes, celebrates the joy of being with the object of one’s affection and how that can have a positive reaction for the couple and others. Cardi B plays up the confidence exuded on the track, leading it off. “Cardi B straight stuntin’/ Can’t tell me nothin’,” she raps. “Bossed up and I changed the game.” Later, Mars reprises the original with his verses. “When I’m walking with you/ I watch the whole room change,” Mars sings. “Baby, that’s what you do.”

Mars tweeted that the video was dedicated to one of his favorite TV shows, and then thanked Keenen Ivory Wayans. The new clip pays homage to In Living Color, the sketch comedy series starring the Wayans brothers and other family members that was an iconic Nineties staple. Like the show it gives props to, the video features choreographed dancing, although it doesn’t feature Jennifer Lopez, who launched her career as part of the show’s Fly Girls dance troupe (choreographed by actress Rosie Perez) who were featured on the show.

The artists teased the track ahead of its release at midnight on Wednesday via social media, unveiling the colorful album artwork, which features the pair in vibrant outfits.

Mars told Rolling Stone that “Finesse” was one of several songs he tinkered with to get the sound to his liking before 24K Magic‘s release. “There’s just some things fucking the groove up,” he said at the time. “Anytime you see us, on tour, on TV, I want to be moving … I was very conscious on this album of the bounce.” The singer said the song went through some 20 versions before he was satisfied with it.

Mars is nominated for six Grammys, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year for 24K Magic‘s title track and Song of the Year for “That’s What I Like.” Cardi B is nominated for two Grammys for her breakout hit “Bodak Yellow.” This week, Cardi B made music history as the first rapper to have her first three Billboard Hot 100 entries in the chart’s Top 10 simultaneously. It’s a feat only the Beatles and Ashanti have achieved previously.

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The United Mexican States Announces Pricing of its New Notes Offering and Expiration of the Tender Offer

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —
New Notes Offering
The United Mexican States (“Mexico”) announced today that it priced a global offering (the “New Notes Offering”) of U.S.$2,555,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3.750% Global Notes due 2028 (the “New 2028…

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Taylor Morrison Home Corporation Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Class A Common Stock, Using Proceeds to Purchase Interests from its Equity Sponsors, and Additional Concurrent Repurchase from its Equity Sponsors

Taylor Morrison (PRNewsFoto/Taylor Morrison) (PRNewsfoto/Taylor Morrison)SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Taylor Morrison Home Corporation (“Taylor Morrison”) (NYSE:TMHC), today announced the pricing of the previously announced underwritten public offering of 11,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock. 
Taylor Morrison intends to use all…

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Ballard Announces Narrowed Focus and Further Cost Reductions at Protonex Subsidiary

VANCOUVER and SOUTHBOROUGH, MA, Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that, as a result of its strategic review in 2017 of its Protonex subsidiary, the Company has recently implemented certain changes at Protonex, including to narrow…

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Xenosis Releases New Song "Delirium (Death of a God)"

Xenosis has released another song taken from their new album titled “Devour and Birth”. The track being called “Delirium (Death of a God)”. Check it via itDjents HERE. http://www.nataliezworld.com/search/label/News

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Yoshiki Surprises Worldwide Audience with Kouhaku Drum Performance

Yoshiki, leader of X Japan, made his return to the drums during a live television broadcast on New Year’s Eve, shocking the audience of the popular Japanese television program Kouhaku Uta Gassen with a rocking …Read More

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The Misfits Sold Out LA Show Reacts Year End Joy

Where has the time gone? Asked no one in particular except time itself, if time was a person, place, or thing. Well it sort of is a thing but in any case, time is here …Read More

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