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Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited
Ultrapetrol Announces Share Repurchase Program
NASSAU, Bahamas, March 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited (Nasdaq:ULTR), an industrial transportation company serving marine transportation needs in four markets (River Business, Offshore Supply Business, Ocean Business and Passenger Business), today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program, effective March 17, 2008, for up to a total of $50 million of the Company's common stock through September 30, 2008. The expiration date and/or amount of the share repurchase program will be extended or amended at the discretion of the board of directors. Share repurchases will be made from time to time for cash in open market transactions at prevailing market prices or in privately negotiated transactions.
Unique Pizza and Subs
Austin, Tx Opens 'First of Many' Unique Pizza and Subs
PITTSBURGH, March 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation (Pink Sheets:UPZS), a Delaware Corporation, is pleased to announce that our first (of many) Texas UPZS Franchise has been opened in Austin. Under the leadership of Mark Ellison, this store is centrally located in the downtown Austin area. This is the first of 120 stores in Texas planned by Austin-based Unique Franchise Operations, LLC. Their new number is 866-684-7999.
Barrier Therapeutics, Inc.
Barrier Therapeutics Announces Chief Financial Officer Succession
PRINCETON, N.J., March 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Barrier Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:BTRX) announced today that Dennis P. Reilly, Vice President of Finance and Principal Accounting Officer of the Company, will succeed Anne M. VanLent as Chief Financial Officer of the Company on May 1, 2008. Mr. Reilly joined the Company as Vice President of Finance in September 2005 and was appointed Principal Accounting Officer in June 2006.
Mariner's Choice International, Inc.
Mariner's Choice Enters Euro 23.4 Billion European Marine Market; Signs New Greek Distributor
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Mariner's Choice International Inc., (Pink Sheets:MCII) today announced that the company has agreed to terms with, and received its initial stocking order of products to Greece-based Tsirigotis G. O.E., a major European marine parts and supplies distributor that sells products to commercial cruise line operators and industrial freight and cargo shipping lines. The milestone distribution agreement and first shipment of products represents the Company's first foothold into the European marine market.
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz Nobel Izard P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against MF Global, Ltd.
HARTFORD, Conn., March 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The law firm of Schatz Nobel Izard P.C., which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all persons who purchased the common stock of MF Global, Ltd. ("MF" or the "Company")(NYSE:MF) in its Initial Public Offering ("IPO") on July 19, 2007 or in the open market from July 19, 2007 through February 28, 2008, inclusive (the "Class Period").