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May 13, 2014
07:30 EDTSNX, MGI, IRM, CLGX, TRAK, MAN, HSII, ADS, WU, KFRC, GEOMacquarie to hold a conference
Extreme Services Conference 2014 to be held in New York on May 13.
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November 25, 2015
17:51 EDTWUOzForex grants Western Union exclusive due diligence
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10:00 EDTADSOn The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy upgrades include: Actelion (ALIOY) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citi... Alliance Data (ADS) assumed with an Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray... BG Group (BRGYY) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital... Cubic (CUB) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Benchmark... Frontline (FRO) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse... Hormel Foods (HRL) upgraded to Overweight at Stephens... ImmunoGen (IMGN) assumed with a Buy from Hold at Jefferies... Metro (MTTRY) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies... Palo Alto (PANW) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus... Pfizer (PFE) upgraded to Neutral from Reduce at SunTrust... Tech Data (TECD) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Raymond James.
06:54 EDTADSAlliance Data assumed with an Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
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November 24, 2015
19:27 EDTIRMIron Mountain announces deferral of Recall Scheme Meeting to approve acquisition
Iron Mountain announced that Recall Holdings has received approval from the Federal Court of Australia to defer the date of its Scheme Meeting related to Iron Mountain's acquisition of Recall from the previously scheduled date of December 3, 2015 to March 17, 2016. The special shareholder meeting to approve the acquisition is referred to as the Scheme Meeting in Australia, and will be held once certain conditions to closing of the transaction, including regulatory clearance, are satisfied. As previously disclosed, the transaction is being reviewed by regulatory authorities in Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. The regulatory review is progressing; however, we do not expect to obtain all regulatory approvals prior to the originally scheduled Scheme Meeting date of December 3. Acquisitions in Australia require Federal Court approval to proceed. Before the Federal Court can issue its approval, all regulatory clearances must have been received to enable Recall shareholders to vote on the Scheme with a clear understanding of the agreements expected with the various regulatory authorities. Additionally, as provided in the Scheme Implementation Deed, Iron Mountain and Recall had agreed that in order to facilitate REIT compliance measures, the closing date should occur in the first 30 days of a calendar quarter, and that it might be necessary to adjust the Court hearing date to achieve that objective. As a result of these factors, the earliest Recall can hold its Scheme Meeting and schedule subsequent Australian Federal Court approval dates is March, with implementation expected on April 1, 2016. Regulatory review and approval is a normal part of the acquisition process, and as previously disclosed, Iron Mountain has agreed to make certain divestments, if required to address competition issues including divestments of certain assets, among other possible remedies. Iron Mountain expects all required regulatory approvals will be determined by the new Scheme Meeting date and the transaction would close early in Q2 of 2016. Iron Mountain stockholders overwhelmingly approved the issuance of shares for the acquisition of Recall on November 19, and the Recall board continues to unanimously recommend that its shareholders vote in favor of the transaction.
November 19, 2015
09:58 EDTIRMIron Mountain stockholders approve issuance of shares for Recall acquisition
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November 18, 2015
20:01 EDTWUWestern Union confirms acquisition discussions with OzForex
The Western Union Company confirmed that it has submitted a non-binding, indicative proposal to potentially acquire online payments services provider OzForex Group Limited, which is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. The discussions are at a preliminary stage, and the proposal is subject to detailed diligence and a number of conditions so there is no certainty that a transaction will occur. The company does not intend to provide any further comment on the potential transaction at this time.
19:08 EDTWUOzForex says receives acquisition proposal from Western Union
OzForex Group said it has received a preliminary, non-binding, indicative conditional proposal from Western Union to acquire 100% of the company's shares. The proposal contemplates an all cash consideration of $3.50-$3.70 per OzForex share and is subject to a number of conditions, said the company, including access to due diligence, retention of management, and relevant regulatory approvals. "The board of directors of OzForex intends to evaluate the indicative proposal... Irrespective of whether the indicative proposal proceeds, the board believes that OzForex has a very attractive independent future," remarked the company. Reference Link
14:49 EDTWUEarnings Watch: Salesforce shares up 14% since last earnings report
Salesforce (CRM) is scheduled to report third quarter results after the market close on Wednesday, November 18, with a conference call scheduled for 5:00 pm ET. Salesforce is a provider of enterprise cloud computing solutions that include apps and platform services. EXPECTATIONS: Analysts are looking for earnings per share of 19c on revenue of $1.7B, according to First Call. The consensus range for EPS is 17c-20c on revenue of $1.68B-$1.72B. On its last earnings conference call, Salesforce gave Q3 EPS guidance of 18c-19c and revenue guidance of $1.69B-$1.7B. It also gave FY16 EPS guidance of 70c-72c and FY16 revenue of $6.6B-$6.63B. The company expects FY16 operating cash flow growth of approximately 34%-35%. Salesforce said it is now on pace to reach $7B run rate later this year. LAST QUARTER: On August 20, Salesforce reported second quarter EPS of 19c, beating the consensus analyst forecast of 18c. The company's revenue came in at $1.63B, topping the consensus estimate of $1.60B. It reported deferred revenue on balance of $3.03B as of July 31 and Q2 subscription and support revenue of $1.52B. Salesforce added that Q2 was the "best quarter ever" for the company due to momentum in Europe and growth in the adoption of its core platform. NEWS: Salesforce and Western Union (WU) announced an agreement for Western Union to use Sales Cloud, Community Cloud, Analytics Cloud and App Cloud to automate previously paper-based processes. Salesforce also announced plans to extend its strategic partnership with Microsoft (MSFT). The company said it would double its workforce in the Seattle area. STREET RESEARCH: Brean Capital said Salesforce should be a core holding due its new cloud targets, operating margin expansion and revenue growth in the 20%-30% range year over year. Jeffries said it was impressed with the company's DreamForce conference, but kept an Underperform rating on the stock because the net present value of new business may be negative for Salesforce at this time. In late September, Oppenheimer said that the company's checks were positive. It added that Salesforce's share of the market could be increasing and adds that Salesforce's platform strategy is becoming more popular with customers. PRICE ACTION: Salesforce shares are up over 14% since the company's Q2 report. In afternoon trading ahead of Thursday's report, Salesforce shares are up fractionally.
November 17, 2015
08:03 EDTWUWestern Union offers new global money transfer service on WeChat
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November 16, 2015
07:34 EDTADSAlliance Data reports October average receivables up 32% to 11.99B
Reports October net charge-offs $49.95M. Reports October net charge-offs as a percentage of receivables 5% vs. 4.5% last year. Reports October delinquency rate of 4.5%.

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