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    1. IXP Announces New Executive Leadership Team

      IXP Announces New Executive Leadership Team

      PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IXP Corporation, a prominent national provider of public safety and security solutions, announced its new executive leadership team: William E. Metro as chairman and chief executive officer; Lawrence D. Consalvos as president and chief operating officer; and Amy Onder as senior vice president and general counsel. Mr. Metro and Mr. Consalvos were original ...

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    2. Both Leading Proxy Advisors, ISS and Glass Lewis, Recommend a Vote on the BLUE Proxy Card to Elect Coppersmith’s ...

      Both Leading Proxy Advisors, ISS and Glass Lewis, Recommend a Vote on the BLUE Proxy Card to Elect Coppersmith’s ...

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coppersmith Capital Management, LLC (“Coppersmith”) today announced that both Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (“GL”), the two leading independent proxy voting and corporate governance advisory firms, recommend that the stockholders of Alere, Inc. (NYSE: ALR) (“Alere”) vote on Coppersmith’s BLUE proxy card for the election of ...

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    3. Unwired Planet Appoints Phil Vachon as Chairman of the Board

      RENO, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unwired Planet, (Nasdaq: UPIP), today announced that Philip A. Vachon was appointed chairman of the company’s board of directors and chairman of the company’s Intellectual Property Committee. Mr. Vachon replaces Peter Feld, who will continue to serve on the board of directors. “We would like to thank Peter for his tremendous work and dedication to Unwired Planet over ...

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    4. NYSE Euronext Joins The UN Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative

      NYSE Euronext Joins The UN Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative

      NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NYSE Euronext today announced that it has joined the United Nations’ Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative, which aims to explore how exchanges can work together with investors, regulators, and companies to enhance corporate transparency on Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) issues and encourage responsible long-term approaches to investment ...

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    5. Porter Bancorp, Inc. Announces Retirement of Maria L. Bouvette as Chairman and CEO

      LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Porter Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBIB), parent company of PBI Bank, announced today that Maria L. Bouvette will retire as Porter Bancorp’s Chairman of the Board and CEO, and as Chairman of the Board of PBI Bank on July 31, 2013. Effective with Ms. Bouvette’s retirement, W. Glenn Hogan is expected to be elected Chairman of the Board of Porter Bancorp, and John T ...

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    6. John R. Kemp III to Retire from Kosmos Energy’s Board of Directors

      John R. Kemp III to Retire from Kosmos Energy’s Board of Directors

      DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kosmos Energy Ltd. (“Kosmos”) (NYSE: KOS) announced today that John R. Kemp III intends to retire as Kosmos Energy’s Chairman. Kemp will continue to serve in his current capacity until a successor is named. Kosmos’ Board of Directors has initiated a search process to identify a new Chairman. Kemp joined the Company’s Board as an independent director in 2005. Subsequently ...

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    7. Coppersmith Capital Responds to Alere Inc. Preliminary Proxy

      Coppersmith Capital Management, LLC, the fifth-largest stockholder of Alere, Inc. (NYSE: ALR) (“Alere”) along with the members of its Section 13(d) group, owning approximately 5.8% of the shares outstanding, today sent a letter to Alere in response to the recent filing of Alere’s preliminary proxy statement and the disclosure that Alere has nominated four new directors for election to its Board of Directors

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    8. International Employment Company Stipenda Announces New Board Members

      International Employment Company Stipenda Announces New Board Members

      BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stipenda, a new company supporting professional employer organizations (PEOs) across the United States with their global employment capabilities, today announced the appointment of Frank Levene and Tim Grimes to the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Levene has been appointed Director and Chairman of Stipenda. He has over 30 years’ experience in management and business ...

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    9. Liquidmetal Technologies Appoints Former Xilinx Senior Executive, Richard Sevcik, to its Board of Directors

      Liquidmetal Technologies Appoints Former Xilinx Senior Executive, Richard Sevcik, to its Board of Directors

      Liquidmetal® Technologies, Inc., the leading developer of amorphous alloys and composites, has appointed high-tech industry veteran and noted business success author, Richard Sevcik, to its board of directors, increasing the number of independent directors to four out of seven serving in total. 

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    10. Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Smithfield Foods, Inc. Buyout

      Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of Smithfield Foods, Inc. regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to the Company’s entry into an agreement to be acquired by Shuanghui International Holdings Limited (“Shuanghui”) in a transaction valued at approximately $7.1 billion, including the assumption of Smithfield’s net debt.

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    11. Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Informs Shareholders of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation of Upcoming Deadline

      Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., including former Special Assistant United States Attorney Timothy J. MacFall, announces that a complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased the common stock of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation between May 3, 2012 and April 16, 2013, inclusive, alleging violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 against the Company and certain of its officers.

      PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP identified certain issues that may have a material impact on the fairness or reliability of Magnum Hunter’s consolidated financial statements ...

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    12. First Manhattan Adds Alex Denner to Vivus Board Slate

      First Manhattan Co. (“FMC”), an owner-managed and operated investment advisory firm and the beneficial holder of approximately 9.9 percent of the outstanding shares of VIVUS, Inc.  today announced that in response to Vivus’ recent expansions of the Board it has increased its slate of director nominees to nine, adding Alex Denner, Ph.D., to FMC's two previously announced additional director nominees, Dr. Rolf Bass and Melvin Keating, for election to the Board at Vivus’ annual meeting of shareholders on July 15, 2013.

      The additions of Dr. Alex Denner, Dr. Rolf Bass, and Mel Keating further strengthen our slate ...

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    13. Modine Announces Upcoming Retirement of Its Chairman, Gary L. Neale, and the Appointment of Marsha C. Williams as ...

      RACINE, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD) today announced the plans for Gary L. Neale to retire as Chairman of its Board of Directors following the Annual Meeting of the Shareholders on July 18, 2013. Mr. Neale has been a member of Modine’s Board of Directors since 1977 and became its Chair in 2008 after serving as independent Lead Director for five years. In ...

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    14. Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Chairman Transition

      ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Trustees of Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRIT) (NYSE: WRE) announced the election of Charles T. “Tuck” Nason as Chairman of WRIT. Mr. Nason will succeed John P. McDaniel, who has completed a three-year term of service as Chairman. John P. McDaniel Stepping Down as Chairman After serving for the past three years as Chairman of the Board ...

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