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Meade Instruments Corporation
Meade Instruments Announces Closing of $6.1 Million Private Placement of Common Stock
IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Meade Instruments Corp. (Nasdaq:MEAD), a leading designer and manufacturer of optical products, including telescopes and riflescopes, today announced that it has sold, in a private placement, 3,157,895 shares of its common stock to a small group of accredited investors for an aggregate gross purchase price of $6.1 million. These shares were issued without warrants or similar securities. The Company plans to use the net proceeds from the private placement for working capital purposes.
QLogic Executives to Present At Citigroup Global Technology Conference
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), a leader in networking for storage and high performance computing, today announced that H.K. Desai, CEO, and Tony Massetti, senior vice president and CFO, will present at Citigroup's 14th Annual Global Technology Conference on Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at 9:50 a.m. Eastern Time in New York City. The conference will be held at the Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas.
Avantair, Inc. to Present At the ROTH 2007 New York Conference
CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 27, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Avantair Inc. (OTCBB:AAIR) (OTCBB:AAIRU) (OTCBB:AAIRW) ("Avantair"), the only publicly traded stand-alone fractional operator and the exclusive provider of fractional shares in the Avanti P.180 aircraft, will present at the ROTH 2007 New York Conference being held September 5 and 6, 2007 at the Westin Hotel in New York, NY.
AgFeed Industries, Inc.
AgFeed Industries Announces New Stock Symbol -- 'FEED'
NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- AgFeed Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:AGFI) (website: www.agfeedinc.com), a leader in China's premix animal nutrition industry, announced that in connection with its previously announced listing approval of its common stock on The Nasdaq Stock Market, that Nasdaq has approved AgFeed's request to change its stock trading symbol from "AGFI" to "FEED" to better reflect the Company's business. AgFeed's shares will commence trading on Nasdaq under the new stock symbol on Wednesday, August 29, 2007.