Horizon Bancorp Announces Balance Sheet Restructuring Transaction – Business Wire (press release)

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ: HBNC) Horizon Bancorp (the Company or Horizon) announced a series of balance sheet restructuring transactions that are expected to improve its overall financial position, including an increase in net interest margin, return on average assets, and return on average equity. The transactions include prepaying $106 million of high fixed-rate borrowings with…

SoLocal Group: Approval of the Financial Restructuring Plan by Creditors – Business Wire (press release)

BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Approval of the revised financial restructuring plan by creditors SoLocal Group (Paris:LOCAL) announces that more than two-thirds of the creditors have approved today its revised financial restructuring plan. The plan will now be submitted to the vote of shareholders at the Extraordinary General Shareholders Meeting on 15 December 2016, which will…

Abilify Gambling, Compulsive Behavior Lawsuits Consolidated – DrugWatch.com

Federal judges have consolidated dozens of lawsuits alleging the blockbuster antipsychotic drug Abilify (aripiprazole) caused compulsive gambling, sex addiction and other disorders. U.S. District Judge M. Casey Rodgers will preside over about 43 compulsive-behavior lawsuits in multi-district litigation in the Pensacola-based Northern District of Florida. Plaintiffs allege the drugs makers, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Otsuka Pharmaceuticals,…

Allen Carr’s Easyway To Stop Smoking (also Alcohol, Drugs, Debt, Weight, Gambling): Diary Note: Tuesday 29th … – Business Wire (press release)

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tuesday 29th November 2016 marks the 10-year anniversary of Allen Carrs death. Its thought that the many years Allen spent curing smokers in smoke-filled seminars at his stop smoking centres contributed to the illness that eventually killed him. That said, he was absolutely convinced that he would have died 20 years earlier if he…