Wednesday - April 17, 2024

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

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White & Case Advises IFC-Led Lender Group on $1.25B Financing for Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals
NEW YORK, April 17 -- White and Case, a law firm, issued the following news release:

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised a group of lenders led by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on a US$1.25 billion financing package to Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited (Indorama) in Nigeria.

"This is a transformational deal for the sponsor and reflects the longstanding commitment and relationship between Indorama and the DFIs which have supported it from the first financing in 2013," said White & Case partner Deji Adegoke, who co-led the Firm's deal team. "This landmark deal ... Show Full Article

CHICAGO, Illinois, April 17 -- Mayer Brown, a law firm, issued the following news on April 16, 2024:

Mayer Brown partner Britt Miller was again recognized as one of the "Top 50 Women Leaders in Law" by Women We Admire. The publication notes that the 2024 honorees "have made great strides in representation in the American justice system and legal profession."

Britt serves on Mayer Brown's global Management Committee and co-leads the firm's global Antitrust & Competition practice. She focuses on high-stakes antitrust litigation and complex commercial litigation, representing domestic and international ... Show Full Article

SYDNEY, Australia, April 17 -- K&L Gates, a law firm, issued the following news release:

Global law firm K&L Gates has further bolstered its Corporate practice with the appointment of Divesh Patel as a partner. Patel joins K&L Gates in Sydney from Johnson Winter Slattery, where he was a partner in the firm's private equity and M&A practice groups.

Patel is dual qualified in Australia and South Africa and regularly advises leading domestic and international clients, including private equity sponsors, across a range of sectors including transport and logistics, manufacturing, retail, FMCG, financial ... Show Full Article

GSK's 5-in-1 Meningococcal ABCWY Vaccine Candidate Accepted for Regulatory Review by US FDA
LONDON, England, April 17 -- GlaxoSmithKline, a biopharmaceutical company, issued the following news release on April 16, 2024:

GSK plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review a Biologics License Application (BLA) for its 5-in-1 meningococcal ABCWY (MenABCWY) vaccine candidate. The Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) action date for a regulatory decision by the US FDA on this application is 14 February 2025.

GSK's 5-in-1 MenABCWY vaccine candidate combines the antigenic components of its two well-established meningococcal vaccines ... Show Full Article

Evergy to Conduct 2024 Shareholders Meeting Online
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, April 17 -- Energy Inc., a company that says it focuses on producing, transmitting and delivering energy for the benefit of stakeholders, issued the following news release on April 16, 2024:

On Tuesday, May 7, 2024, Evergy, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVRG) will conduct its 2024 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

The virtual meeting will begin at 11:00 a.m. Eastern (10:00 a.m. Central) and can be accessed at

To participate, all shareholders must enter the control number found on their proxy cards or voting instruction forms.

At the meeting, ... Show Full Article

Barnes & Thornburg Adds Seasoned Litigator Nicholas Sarokhanian in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, April 17 -- Barnes and Thornburg, a law firm, issued the following news release on April 16, 2024:

Barnes & Thornburg announced today that experienced litigation and dispute resolution attorney Nicholas A. F. Sarokhanian has joined the firm's Minneapolis office as a partner in its Litigation Department.

Sarokhanian represents businesses in complex, high-stakes disputes with competitors, consumers and regulators, including matters involving multijurisdictional trade secret and non-compete litigation, international asset recovery and clawback litigation, breach of contract ... Show Full Article

Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America: New Tool Turns Life Insurance Illustrations Into Full Policy Proposals Instantly
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, April 17 -- Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America (Allianz Life), a provider of retirement solutions, including fixed and variable annuities and life insurance for individuals, issued the following news release:

Financial professionals who sell life insurance policies for Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) can now use a new tool to create customized, interactive policy proposals.

The tool, Illustrations with Impact, powered by the EnsightTM technology platform, helps financial professionals create strong proposals for their clients.

Designed ... Show Full Article