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Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Changes announced in corporate dividends Nov. 28-Dec. 2.

INCREASED DIVIDENDS

Independence Hldg Co .06 from .045

Ladder Capital Corp .30 from .275

McCormick & Co Non Vtg .47 from .43

Owens Corning .20 from .18

g- Canadian funds

EXTRA OR SPECIAL DIVIDENDS

Insignia Systems .70

OTHER CORPORATE NEWS AND LISTINGS

STOCK SPLITS THIS WEEK

Cascadian Thera 1 for 6 reverse split

Cowen Group 1 for 4 reverse split

First of Long Islnd 3 for 2 split

GenVec Inc 1 for 10 reverse split

Kalvista Pharmaceuticals 1 for 14 reverse split

StemCells Inc 1 for 9 reverse split

WaferGen Bio syst 1 for 5 reverse split

ACQUISITIONS AND MERGERS

MINIMUM VALUE $100 MILLION

CVent Inc – Vista Equity Partners Fund VI (1.65B)

DTS Inc – Tessera Holdings (850M)

Interactive Intelligence Group – Genesys Telecommunications Labs (1.4B)

Lexmark International – Apex Technology Co Ltd (3.6B)

Post Properties Inc – Mid-America Apartment Communities (3.9B)

NEW STOCK LISTINGS

NYSE

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp

Dominion Resources units

Endochoice Holdings Inc

NASDAQ GLOBAL AND GLOBAL SELECT MARKETS

People’s United Financial Inc ser A pfd A

STOCKS REMOVES FROM TRADING

NYSE

Endesa Americas SA

Overseas Shipholding Group Inc when issued

Post Properties Inc 8.50 pfd

NASDAQ GLOBAL AND GLOBAL SELECT MARKETS

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc

Morgans Hotel Group Co

CORPORATE NAME CHANGES

Carbylan Therapeutics Inc to Kalvista Pharmaceuticals

QLT Inc to Novelion Therapeutics Inc

Tessera Technologies Inc to Tessera Holdings Corp