Monday - December 11, 2017

News releases, reports, statements and associated documents from U.S. and international businesses.

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U.S. News Identifies 8 Best Cars to Buy Now
WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 -- The U.S. News and World Report, a digital news and information company, issued the following news release:

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unveiled December's list of the Best Cars to Buy Now. To make U.S. News' monthly list, a car has to meet three criteria: declining sales, strong manufacturer incentives and excellent scores in the U.S. News Best Cars rankings.

"Year-end discounts and incentives make this a great time to buy a new car," says Jamie Page Deaton, managing editor of U.S. News Best Cars. "We've combed through ... Show Full Article

Toyota Announces Executive Leadership Appointments in North America
PLANO, Texas, Dec. 8 -- Toyota Motor Sales USA issued the following news release:

Toyota today announced executive changes across its North American operations, effective January 1, 2018.

"These appointments will bring new insights into strengthening Toyota's ability for more collaboration enterprise-wide, helping us respond more quickly to the market and our customers' needs," said Jim Lentz, chief executive officer, Toyota Motor North America (TMNA).

The changes announced include:

Scott Cooke is named group vice president, Chief Risk Officer, at Toyota Financial Services (TFS) in Plano, Texas, ... Show Full Article

Polsinelli Adds Real Estate Shareholder in Chicago
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Dec. 8 -- Polsinelli, a law firm, issued the following news release:

Polsinelli, an Am Law 100 firm, announced today that real estate attorney David N. Tanner joined its Chicago office as a shareholder.

Tanner focuses his practice on transactional and structural real estate deals, as well as zoning and land use matters. His work includes handling a variety of commercial real estate transactions involving the acquisition, disposition, and finance of major properties and the structuring of joint ventures. In addition, Tanner regularly represents both landlords and tenants ... Show Full Article

Magan Ray to Speak at APABA Silicon Valley's Annual Women Trailblazers Panel
SILICON VALLEY, California, Dec. 8 -- Greenberg Traurig, a law firm, issued the following news release:

Magan Pritam Ray, a shareholder in the Silicon Valley office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will participate in the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA) Silicon Valley Women in Law Committee's "Women Trailblazers" panel Dec. 13.

Panelists will discuss how they navigated the legal and business environment to arrive at their current positions, share advice on maximizing professional development, and best practices to improve diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, ... Show Full Article

MILSPEC Product Qualification
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, Dec. 8 -- NuWaves Engineering, supplier of radio frequency and microwave solutions for military, government and industrial customers, issued the following information:

Our standard products are designed to MILSPEC product qualification and to work in a myriad of applications, including ground, surface, and airborne systems. The standard environmental specifications for our products include a wide temperature range (-40degreeC to 85degreeC), operation to 30,000 feet altitude, humidity up to 95 percent noncondensing, and a vibration profile of 0.04 g2/Hz power spectral density. ... Show Full Article

Hines Selected by Conagra Brands to Redevelop Portion of Existing Downtown Campus
OMAHA, Nebraska, Dec. 8 -- Hines issued the following news release:

Conagra Brands announced today that it has selected Hines, a global real estate development firm, to redevelop part of its downtown campus. The redevelopment, which is expected to occur over the next decade, will become a vibrant addition to Omaha's downtown community. In addition to continuing to house Conagra's 1,200 employees, the site is expected to provide a mix of residential, commercial and green space uses.

Hines and Conagra Brands unveiled initial plans for the redevelopment today, highlighting the significant potential ... Show Full Article

Cumulus Media Signs Long-Term Extension for Radio Measurement With Nielsen
NEW YORK, Dec. 8 -- Nielsen, an information, data and measurement company, issued the following news:

Today, Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) announced that Cumulus Media, one of the largest media companies in the U.S., has signed a multi-year extension for radio ratings services for all Portable People Meter (PPM) and radio diary measured markets. Westwood One, the largest radio network in the U.S. and the national-facing arm of Cumulus Media, is also included in this agreement. This multi-year agreement provides Nielsen's radio and network radio ratings services for Cumulus and Westwood One's 446 radio ... Show Full Article