Financial Press Releases

'Tis the Season for the Return of the Iconic Sears Wish Book

"The new 'genie in the bottle' is our Sears Wish Book. From drains to drills to dresses…from tools to TVs to tablets, we've got your back! We know the holiday hustle is on! And we've got you covered with the Wish Book," said Kelly Cook, chief marketing officer for Sears and Kmart. "Our members told us they missed the Wish Book, so we had to bring it back, but in a special way that lets you share more joy wherever you are. There's gifting inspiration on every page to...

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'Open architecture innovation' will drive new growth for insurers, according to Aon GIMO report

The study highlights that Insurtech could be an enabler rather than a disruptor of the traditional insurance model. The fast-growing entrepreneurial Insurtech segment – that has secured approximately USD14bn in investments to date across more than 550 start-ups globally – may have a more supportive role for insurers than previously thought via 'open architecture innovation'. Established organizations play an important role in open architecture innovation, by collaborating in...

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'Ohana Health Plan Recognizes Better Tomorrows and Towers at Kuhio Park for Member Initiative Support

Last year, thanks to the "It Takes a Village" initiative and its incentive program, 'Ohana was able to close 50 percent of the care gaps in the Towers at Kuhio Park community by successfully motivating members to participate in vital preventive care such as immunizations, cancer screenings, women's health screenings and more. "We're grateful for our collaboration with Better Tomorrows and the Towers at Kuhio Park for contributing...

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$19,500 Donated to USO of Illinois from Combined Insurance Charity Golf Outing

Nearly 100 Combined Insurance employees, vendors and guests came together at Old Orchard Country Club in Mount Prospect to golf and give back. The event kicked off with the presentation of colors by Marine Recruiting Station Chicago and the singing of our national anthem by Alleece Baker, as well as remarks from Alison Ruble, President and CEO of USO of Illinois. "Combined Insurance colleagues enjoyed a beautiful day of golf and goodwill...

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$14.9 Million Loan Arranged by Walker & Dunlop for EVEN Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh's Historic Kauffman Building

Built in 1887, this Pittsburgh landmark, also known as "The Big Store," was the largest and most prominent department store in the area, spanning an entire city block. Edgar J. Kauffman, patron of Fallingwater and the original property owner, commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design the executive offices of this iconic building.  EVEN Hotel is part of a master redevelopment, dubbed Kaufmann's Grand on Fifth, which will include...

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$135 Million Multifamily Investment Sale Closed in Doral, Florida by Walker & Dunlop Investment Sales

Mr. Pesant commented, "The transaction represents a unique opportunity to acquire a stabilized, trophy property in a high-growth market." Home to large employers such as the Federal Reserve, Carnival Cruise Lines, Miami Herald, Telemundo, PepsiCo, BE Aerospace, and Amazon, Doral has been the fastest growing city in Florida over the past decade and was the eleventh fastest growing city in the country. The property sits on 5.7 acres and...

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$116 Million Fannie Mae Green Rewards Loan Rate Locked in Record Time by Walker & Dunlop

Thanks to its close relationship with RW Selby & Co. (the "Borrower"), Walker & Dunlop's team was able to begin the due diligence process ahead of time, proactively completing the appropriate inspections, third party reports, and Fannie Mae High Performance Building Report. The team, led by Managing Director Trevor Fase, was therefore in a position to rate lock at the optimal time for the Borrower. When a short-term drop in the treasury occurred the day before a holiday weekend, the...

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#17-509 Listing of Knock out warrants issued by Vontobel Financial Products GmbH

Thu, Nov 02, 2017 09:45 CETAs from November 03, 2017, 99 Knock out warrants issued by Vontobel Financial Products GmbH will be listed on NDX Finland and will be included on the list for Knock-Outs. The instruments will be registered at Euroclear Finland Oy. Issuer: Vontobel Financial Products GmbH Type of security: Knock out warrants, open ended Execution: Automatic cash settlement Term: As from November 03, 2017 and forward or until time for knock out event Market Maker: Bank Vontobel Europe AG Underlying: DAX...

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"Hits for Homes" returns to Miller Park this baseball season

MILWAUKEE, April 4, 2017 -- For the third consecutive year, Associated Bank and Brewers Community Foundation teamed-up to launch "Hits for Homes" at Miller Park on Opening Day. This charitable program benefits Housing Resources, Inc. (HRI), a nonprofit organization that provides support to low- to moderate-income homeowners in the Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington and Waukesha Counties. For every hit recorded by the Brewers during 2017 home games, Associated Bank and Brewers Community Foundation...

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"Comerica Park Perks" Returns for Detroit Tigers' 2017 Season

DETROIT, May 9, 2017 -- Comerica Bank and the Detroit Tigers are returning as partners in the "Comerica Park Perks" program, which provides special benefits such as a VIP gate entrance at Comerica Park, VIP pregame parties, ticket giveaways and discounts, and more for Comerica Bank customers. New this year are a Detroit Tigers Visa® Bonus Rewards Card, which rewards customers with one point for every dollar spent on eligible net purchases plus automatic bonus points each month, and a Detroit...

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