Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2009 Financial Results
Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (NYSE: IVR – News) (the “Company”) today announced results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009.
The Company reported net income of $10.5 million, or $1.02 per share (basic and diluted), for the quarter ended December 31, 2009, compared to $7.2 million, or $0.70 per share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2009. The Company completed its initial public offering (“IPO”) on July 1, 2009. The fourth quarter was the first completed quarter to reflect the full deployment of the IPO capital. The increase from the previous quarter was primarily driven by the $2.0 million gain on sale of securities and a $1.1 million increase in net interest income as a result of the full deployment of the IPO capital. Net income for the year ended December 31, 2009 was $17.5 million which represented a return on average equity of 16.5%. [Read the full article]
RAM Holdings Ltd. (BSX: RAMR) (Pink Sheets:RAMR.pk – News) (“RAM Holdings”) and RAM Reinsurance Company Ltd. [Read the full article]
Blue Square – Israel Ltd. (NYSE:BSI – News) (the “Company”) announced that, following the Company’s announcement on January 21, 2010 that it filed a draft shelf prospectus in Israel, the Company filed today a shelf prospectus (the “Shelf Prospectus”) with the Israel Securities Authority and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange in Israel.
The Shelf Prospectus is valid for a period of two years and may be used by the Company to raise capital or debt in the future through the issuance of shares, notes, convertible notes, warrants and/or commercial paper at the discretion of the Company, subject to a supplemental shelf offering report in which the Company would describe the terms of the securities offered and the specific details of the offering.
The Company has not yet made any decision as to the offering of any securities, nor as to its scope, terms or timing, nor is there any certainty that such an offering will be made. [Read the full article]
LONDON, February 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:
Royal Dutch Shell plc (B shares) (NYSE:RDS.A – News)(NYSE:RDS.B – News) 2. Reason for the notification State Yes/No An acquisition or disposal of voting rights Yes An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments An event changing the breakdown of voting rights Other (please specify): 3. [Read the full article]