The new corporate name, Nexien BioPharma, was inspired by the Company's mission of becoming a global leader in the further evolution of cannabinoid science Nexien BioPharma inc (OTCQB:NTVA)Cannabinoid science and the development of cannabinoid-based pharmaceuticals is the core of Nexien's business and the new name reflects that intention.”— Alain Bankier, Nexien Interim CEODENVER, COLORADO, USA, October 1, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Intiva BioPharma Inc. (OTCQB: NTVA) (the "Company") announces that the Company has changed its corporate name to Nexien BioPharma Inc. (“Nexien”). The new corporate name, Nexien BioPharma, was inspired by the Company's mission of becoming a global leader in the further evolution of cannabinoid science and the development of Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") compliant pharmaceuticals based on specific cannabinoid molecules. “Cannabinoid science and the development of cannabinoid-based pharmaceuticals is the core of Nexien's … [Read more...] about INTIVA BioPharma Inc. Announces Name Change to Nexien BioPharma Inc.
/EIN News/ -- GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO, Oct. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE - Zachary L. Venegas, the Executive Chairman and CEO of Helix TCS, Inc. (OTCQB: HLIX), has been invited to deliver a solo presentation at the cannabis industry’s largest trade show, MJBizCon Las Vegas, on the topic of Mergers & Acquisitions. A seasoned M&A professional, Mr. Venegas has executed successful M&A deals in multiple emerging markets across four continents. Most recently, Mr. Venegas has brought his extensive expertise in deal-making and integration to the legal cannabis industry, where he has utilized an aggressive M&A strategy in the growth and development of industry-leading ancillary service provider Helix TCS, Inc. In 2015, Helix TCS acquired Boss Security Solutions and in 2016 acquired Cannabase, the oldest and largest wholesale marketplace in the cannabis industry. In 2017, Helix TCS expanded its digital security capabilities with the acquisition of … [Read more...] about Helix TCS Inc. Executive Chairman & CEO, Zachary L. Venegas, to Present at MJBizCon Las Vegas on M&A
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmartFinancial, Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee (the "Company") (Nasdaq: SMBK), parent company of SmartBank (the “Bank”) today announced the completion of an offering of $40 million in aggregate principal amount of fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due 2028 (the “Notes”) to certain institutional accredited investors. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay the outstanding balance on the Company’s existing revolving line of credit, to pay the cash consideration payable to holders of Foothills Bancorp, Inc. common stock and holders of options to purchase Foothills Bancorp, Inc. common stock in connection with the Company’s pending acquisition of Foothills Bancorp, Inc., and for other general corporate purposes, including improving the Company’s and the Bank’s liquidity position. The Notes will initially bear interest at a rate of 5.625% per annum from and … [Read more...] about SmartFinancial, Inc. Completes $40 Million Subordinated Debt Offering
IRVINE, CA, Oct. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medicines, is pleased to announce the Company has appointed Dr. Joe Wilson, an information technology (IT) and risk management expert, to its International Government Affairs Board (IGAB). For over 20 years, Dr. Wilson has successfully promoted the adoption and use of IT security standards and measurements inside public and private organizations. He has been an active participant with the development of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework, and will advise CBIS in a number of areas, including IT security, risk management, blockchain applications, international collaborations, and public/private partnerships. Dr. Wilson joins CBIS’ IGAB at an important time and is expected to contribute significantly to this advisory board’s relaunch. The Company … [Read more...] about UPDATE: Cannabis Science, Inc. Appoints Dr. Joe Wilson, an Information Technology and Risk Management Expert, to Its International Government Affairs Board (IGAB)
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE: JONE) (“Jones Energy” or “the Company”) announced today that Mr. John Lovoi and Mr. Paul B. Loyd are stepping down from the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), including from their roles on the Board’s standing committees. The Board and management thank both Mr. Lovoi and Mr. Loyd for their service and contributions and look forward to their continued support as large shareholders. /EIN News/ -- The Board voted unanimously to appoint Mr. Carl Giesler, Jones Energy’s Chief Executive Officer, as a new Director. The Board also voted unanimously to appoint Mr. Hal Washburn as Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and to reduce the size of the Board from eight to seven members. The Board plans to move expeditiously to appoint a seventh director to the Board, who will be an independent director qualified to join … [Read more...] about Jones Energy Inc. Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors