MSA Safety Takes Fall Protection to New Heights
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For industries that require men and women to work at heights, such as wind energy, utilities, construction, telecommunications and transportation, the demand for high-quality fall protection equipment has never been greater. That's because fall protection safety standards are more stringent than ever. In line with this industry movement, global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety (NYSE: MSA) today announced the introduction of a broad new line of innovative fall protection solutions: the V-Series. The company plans to showcase elements of this new line at the upcoming National Safety Congress (NSC) Expo in Indianapolis, IN, September 25 to 27.
HealthLink Europe & International acquired by Base Logistics Group
RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Base Logistics Group, supported by Waterland Private Equity Investments, has announced the acquisition of HealthLink Europe & International. With offices in 's-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands), Raleigh (USA) and Memphis (USA), HealthLink is a logistics outsourcing partner for life science manufacturing companies. From its offices in The Netherlands and the United States, HealthLink offers support in the field of logistics, order-to-cash and customer service. The activities and strategy of the service provider from 's-Hertogenbosch fit well with those of Base Logistics, which strengthens its position in The Netherlands with the acquisition and realizes a strong position in the United States. Both organizations will continue to operate under their own names.
Seeman Holtz Property & Casualty, Inc. Acquires An Austin, Texas Agency For Continued Expansion
BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeman Holtz Property & Casualty, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of RateGenius Insurance Agency Inc., an affiliate of RateGenius, headquartered in Austin, Texas. Serving all of Texas for almost 10 years now, they have been offering the perfect combination of high quality products and excellent customer service throughout the country. RateGenius Insurance provides auto, home, boat, and life insurance products from a network of 20+ top lenders and insurance providers at the lowest prices. With local and national carriers at their disposal, their proven success will strengthen Seeman Holtz Property & Casualty's presence across the nation.
Sierra Bancorp Receives Shareholder Approval for OCB Bancorp Acquisition
PORTERVILLE, Calif., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sierra Bancorp (NASDAQ:BSRR), the holding company of Bank of the Sierra and OCB Bancorp (OTC: OJCB), the parent company of Ojai Community Bank, announced today that all necessary approvals were received for the acquisition of OCB Bancorp, following the OCB Bancorp shareholder vote on September 21, 2017. Subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions, Ojai Community Bank will close its doors on September 29, 2017 and re-open on October 2, 2017 as Bank of the Sierra.
Burns & McDonnell Completes Expanded Power Asset Testing and Research Lab
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's demand for a smarter and more resilient power grid requires a leap forward in planning, analysis and assessment of everything from load flows, and reliability to operational efficiency, standards compliance and total lifecycle costs.
Sirius International Insurance Group, Ltd. Closes on Floating Rate Callable Subordinated Notes Due 2047
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius International Insurance Group, Ltd. ("Sirius") today announced that, through its indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary Sirius International Group, Ltd. has successfully closed on a Swedish Krona ("SEK") 2.75 billion (approximately USD $340 million) Floating Rate Callable Subordinated Notes ("Notes") offering. The Notes, which represent the largest SEK insurance hybrid issuance to date, have a contractual maturity of 30 years but are callable at par after five years and carry a floating rate of interest with a coupon of 3 month STIBOR +400 basis points (approximately 3.6% at execution).