ICON plc, (NASDAQ: ICLR) a leading global provider of drug development and commercialisation services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries today announced that it has been recognised in the 2020 Forbes List of America’s Best Employers for Women for the second consecutive year. Forbes collaborated with market research firm Statista, surveying 75,000 Americans, including 45,000 women, working for businesses that employ more than 1,000 workers. The respondents spanned 31 industries and were asked to share their opinions on a series of statements about their respective employers’ culture, opportunities for career development, image, working conditions, salary and diversity.
"We’re delighted to be recognised in the Forbes list of Best Employers for Women for the second consecutive year”, commented Joe Cronin, Chief Human Resources Officer, ICON. "As the only CRO named in 2020, we’re proud of our unique culture at Icon and the resilience of our teams during challenging times. We are committed to ensuring that all of our employees are able to build fulfilling and successful careers at ICON and that we create an inclusive workplace where every employee can bring their best and authentic selves to work every day in pursuit of our mission to accelerate the development of medicines that improve and save patient lives.”
Earlier this year ICON was ranked in Forbes list of 2020 Best Employers for Diversity. A full list of ICON’s industry awards can be viewed here.
About ICON plc
ICON plc is a global provider of drug and device development and commercialisation services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations. The company specialises in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development - from compound selection to Phase I-IV clinical studies. With headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, ICON currently operates from 94 locations in 40 countries and has approximately 15,150 employees as of June 30, 2020.
Further information is available at www.iconplc.com.
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SiteOne® Landscape Supply, Inc. (NYSE: SITE) announced today that Alliance Stone has joined SiteOne. Alliance Stone serves the greater Atlanta, GA market from a single location focused on the distribution of hardscapes to landscape professionals.
"Alliance Stone is a terrific addition to SiteOne with a dedicated stone center and strong hardscapes and natural stone expertise to complement our current team and existing full line of products in the Atlanta, GA market,” said Doug Black, Chairman and CEO of SiteOne Landscape Supply.
"Alliance Stone has a rich history and talented associates who share our passion to provide quality products, service and value to our customers. We are committed to delivering the best customer experience in the green industry and the combination of Alliance Stone and SiteOne is yet another step closer to achieving our goal,” said Black. "This is our fifth acquisition to date in 2020 as we continue to add great companies to the SiteOne family.”
About SiteOne Landscape Supply:
SiteOne Landscape Supply (NYSE: SITE), is the largest and only national wholesale distributor of landscape supplies in the United States and has a growing presence in Canada. Its customers are primarily residential and commercial landscape professionals who specialize in the design, installation and maintenance of lawns, gardens, golf courses and other outdoor spaces. https://www.siteone.com/
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Oak Street Health, Inc. ("Oak Street”), a fast-growing network of value-based, primary care centers for adults on Medicare, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 17,968,750 shares of its common stock, including the exercise in full of the underwriters’ option to purchase 2,343,750 additional shares of common stock, at the initial public offering price of $21.00 per share. Gross proceeds to Oak Street, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses, were approximately $377 million. Oak Street’s common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "OSH.”
J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Morgan Stanley, William Blair and Piper Sandler acted as joint book running managers for the offering. Baird and Truist Securities, formerly known as SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, acted as co-managers for the offering.
The offering of these securities was made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the final prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from: J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Attention: Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, telephone: 1-866- 803-9204 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org; or Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, via telephone: 1-866-471-2526, or via email: email@example.com; or Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, Second Floor, New York, New York 10014; or William Blair & Company, L.L.C., Attention: Prospectus Department, 150 North Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606; via telephone at (800) 621-0687 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or Piper Sandler & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 800 Nicollet Mall, J12S03, Minneapolis, MN 55402, via telephone at (800) 747-3924 or via email at email@example.com.
A registration statement on Form S-1 relating to these securities was filed with, and declared effective by, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or 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 jurisdiction.
About Oak Street Health:
Founded in 2012, Oak Street Health is a fast-growing network of value-based, primary care centers for adults on Medicare. With a mission of rebuilding healthcare as it should be, the company operates an innovative healthcare model focused on quality of care over volume of services, and assumes the full financial risk of its patients.
Oak Street Health currently operates more than 50 centers across Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Rhode Island, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, with plans to continue its geographic expansion, including into New York and Mississippi, in 2020.
Source: Oak Street Health
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