CBRE Group welcomes Brad Burke as Head of Investor Relations

Los Angeles, 2017-Apr-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today (April 10, 2017) announced that Brad Burke will join the company on June 8th as Head of Investor Relations.

Mr. Burke will join CBRE from Goldman Sachs & Company, where he has worked as an equity research analyst since 2013 and led research coverage of 17 commercial real estate companies, including CBRE.

Mr. Burke will report to Jim Groch, Chief Financial Officer and Global Director of Corporate Development. He will lead CBRE’s investor relations strategy, and work closely with Steve Iaco, CBRE’s Senior Managing Director of Corporate Communications.

“We are excited to welcome Brad to CBRE. He has a deep understanding of our company, the commercial real estate services industry and our current and prospective institutional investors,” said Mr. Groch. “We believe investors will benefit from his experience, insights and focus on enhancing their knowledge of our business.”

Prior to Goldman Sachs, Mr. Burke worked at UBS equity research, covering the Industrials and Energy sectors. He began his financial services career in the audit practice group of Ernst & Young in 2003.

He holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, an MS in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame and a BS in Marketing from the Pennsylvania State University. He is a CFA charterholder.

About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2016 revenue). The company has more than 75,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 450 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Robert McGrath
Senior Director, Global Media Relations
+1 212 9848267

Source:  CBRE Group, Inc.

Sports Direct International extended the Goldman Sachs Put Option Agreement referencing 10.5% in Debenhams plc

Shirebrook, UK, 2016-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sports Direct International plc (“Sports Direct” or “the Group”), the UK’s leading sports retailer, announces that, further to the announcement made by the Group on 23 January 2015, it has extended the Put Option Agreement entered into with Goldman Sachs International referencing 128,927,113 ordinary shares of Debenhams plc (representing 10.5 per cent of the issued share capital of Debenhams). Whilst the number of shares underlying the Put Option Agreement and the agreed exercise price remain unchanged, the maturity period for the put options has been extended by exactly one year. 

Sports Direct reiterates its intention to be a supportive stakeholder in Debenhams and to create value in the interests of both Sports Direct’s and Debenhams’ shareholders. 

This Put Option Agreement in relation to Debenhams is the only remaining put option that the Group is a party to that relates to shares in other listed companies.    

Sports Direct International plc

Dave Forsey, Chief Executive
Matt Pearson, Acting Chief Financial Officer
T: 0344 245 9200  

KBA P
Keith Bishop
T: 020 7734 9995

Starbucks Corporation priced $500 million of 2.100% Senior Notes due 2021

SEATTLE, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of senior notes.  The company plans to use the net proceeds from the offering of $500 million of 2.100% Senior Notes due 2021 for general corporate purposes, which may include repurchases of Starbucks common stock under the company’s ongoing share repurchase program, business expansion, payment of cash dividends on Starbucks common stock, or the financing of possible acquisitions. The offering of the senior notes is expected to close on February 4, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.

Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley are serving as the joint book-running managers of the offering.  The offering is being made under an automatic shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on September 3, 2013.  The offering may be made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained from:

Goldman Sachs
prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com
866-718-1649

J.P. Morgan
212-834-4533

Morgan Stanley
prospectus@morganstanley.com
866-471-2526

An electronic copy of the registration statement and prospectus supplement, together with the prospectus, is available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this release are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws and regulations, including statements about the expected closing of a public offering or senior notes and the use of proceeds of such offering. Such forward-looking statements are based on current management expectations and satisfactions of certain conditions that are subject to various risks and uncertainties, including market conditions and those risks detailed in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the “Risk Factors” section of the Starbucks Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 27, 2015, and the prospectus and prospectus supplement delivered in connection with the public offering of senior notes discussed in this release. The company assumes no obligation to update any of these forward-looking statements.

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The Home Depot’s CEO Craig Menear and CFO Carol Tome will present at Goldman Sachs 22nd Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York

ATLANTA, 2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ — The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, today announced that Craig Menear, chairman, CEO and president, and Carol Tome, CFO and executive vice president – Corporate Services, will present at the Goldman Sachs 22nd Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York, NY. The presentation will begin at 8:05 a.m. ET on September 10, 2015.

The presentation will be webcast live over the internet at http://ir.homedepot.com. A link will be displayed under “Events and Presentations.” The webcast will be archived and available at the same location approximately one hour after conclusion of the live event.

The Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,270 retail stores in all 50 states, theDistrict of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. In fiscal 2014, The Home Depot had sales of $83.2 billion and earnings of $6.3 billion. The Company employs more than 300,000 associates. TheHome Depot’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index.

SOURCE The Home Depot

Financial Community, Diane Dayhoff, Vice President of Investor Relations, 770-384-2666, diane_dayhoff@homedepot.com; or News Media, Stephen Holmes, Director of Corporate Communications, 770-384-5075, stephen_holmes@homedepot.com

PVH Corp. management to participate in the Goldman Sachs Twenty-Second Annual Global Retailing Conference, September 9, 2015

NEW YORK, NY, 2015-8-26— /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) announced today that Company management will participate in the Goldman Sachs Twenty-Second Annual Global Retailing Conference on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. A live audio webcast of management’s fireside chat will be broadcast online at 11:20 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time.

The live webcast, as well as the replay, which will be available following the conference, may be accessed by logging onto www.pvh.com and going to the Webcasts section under the Investors tab.

PVH Corp., one of the world’s largest apparel companies, owns and markets the iconic Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands worldwide. It is the world’s largest shirt and neckwear company and markets a variety of goods under its own brands, Van Heusen, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, IZOD, ARROW,Warner’s and Olga, and its licensed brands, including Speedo, Geoffrey Beene,Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, MICHAEL Michael Kors, Sean John, Chaps, and Ike Behar.

SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995: Forward-looking statements and information about PVH’s current and future prospects and PVH’s operations and financial results made and provided during management’s appearance at the conference, including, without limitation, statements relating to the Company’s future revenue and earnings, plans, strategies, objectives, expectations and intentions are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, many of which cannot be predicted with accuracy, and some of which might not be anticipated, including, without limitation, the following: (i) the Company’s plans, strategies, objectives, expectations and intentions are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the Company; (ii) the Company may be considered to be highly leveraged and uses a significant portion of its cash flows to service its indebtedness, as a result of which the Company might not have sufficient funds to operate its businesses in the manner it intends or has operated in the past; (iii) the levels of sales of the Company’s apparel, footwear and related products, both to its wholesale customers and in its retail stores, the levels of sales of the Company’s licensees at wholesale and retail, and the extent of discounts and promotional pricing in which the Company and its licensees and other business partners are required to engage, all of which can be affected by weather conditions, changes in the economy, fuel prices, reductions in travel, fashion trends, consolidations, repositionings and bankruptcies in the retail industries, repositionings of brands by the Company’s licensors and other factors; (iv) the Company’s plans and results of operations will be affected by the Company’s ability to manage its growth and inventory, including its ability to realize benefits from its acquisition of The Warnaco Group, Inc. (“Warnaco”); (v) the Company’s operations and results could be affected by quota restrictions and the imposition of safeguard controls (which, among other things, could limit the Company’s ability to produce products in cost-effective countries that have the labor and technical expertise needed), the availability and cost of raw materials, the Company’s ability to adjust timely to changes in trade regulations and the migration and development of manufacturers (which can affect where the Company’s products can best be produced), changes in available factory and shipping capacity, wage and shipping cost escalation, and civil conflict, war or terrorist acts, the threat of any of the foregoing, or political and labor instability in any of the countries where the Company’s or its licensees’ or other business partners’ products are sold, produced or are planned to be sold or produced; (vi) disease epidemics and health related concerns, which could result in closed factories, reduced workforces, scarcity of raw materials and scrutiny or embargoing of goods produced in infected areas, as well as reduced consumer traffic and purchasing, as consumers limit or cease shopping in order to avoid exposure or become ill; (vii) acquisitions and issues arising with acquisitions and proposed transactions, including without limitation, the ability to integrate an acquired entity, such as Warnaco, into the Company with no substantial adverse affect on the acquired entity’s or the Company’s existing operations, employee relationships, vendor relationships, customer relationships or financial performance; (viii) the failure of the Company’s licensees to market successfully licensed products or to preserve the value of the Company’s brands, or their misuse of the Company’s brands and (ix) other risks and uncertainties indicated from time to time in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The Company’s presentation will include non-GAAP financial measures, as defined under SEC rules. Reconciliations of these measures are included in the Company’s Current Reports on Form 8-K furnished to the SEC on March 17, 2005, March 26, 2007, March 23, 2009, March 27, 2013, March 25, 2014,September 3, 2014, June 1, 2015, and August 26, 2015. Each of these reports is available on the Company’s website at http://www.pvh.com and theSEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov.

The Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statement, including, without limitation, any estimate regarding revenue or earnings, whether as a result of the receipt of new information, future events or otherwise.

 

Source: PVH Corp.

PVH Corp.
Dana Perlman, 212-381- 3502
Treasurer, Senior Vice President
Business Development & Investor Relations