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MMC Energy, Inc.
MMC Energy, Inc. Announces New CEO
NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MMC Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:MMCE) announced that, effective December 9, 2007, its Board of Directors appointed Michael J. Hamilton as Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
Wilshire Bancorp, Inc.
Wilshire Bancorp Board Names Lawrence Jeon to Board of Directors
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Wilshire Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:WIBC), the holding company for Wilshire State Bank, today announced that Lawrence Jeon, C.P.A., has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Wilshire Bancorp and Wilshire State Bank, effective December 12, 2007.
Alphatec Holdings, Inc.
Alphatec Holdings, Inc. Announces Revenue Guidance for Fiscal Year 2008
CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), a medical device company focused on the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders, today announced revenue guidance for the year ending December 31, 2008.
Willis Lease Finance Corp.
Willis Lease Expands Credit Facilities and Increases Liquidity by Nearly $300 Million to Fund Expansion
SAUSALITO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Lease Finance Corporation (Nasdaq:WLFC) announced today that it has renewed and expanded its two primary credit facilities, increasing liquidity by approximately $300 million to fund future growth. The bank warehouse revolving credit facility was increased to $289 million from $217 million at September 30, 2007. WEST (Willis Engine Securitization Trust), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Willis, also obtained a new warehouse securitization facility of $200 million. The current $171 million warehouse securitization will be converted into term notes in early 2008.
LINN Energy, LLC
Linn Energy Appoints Mark E. Ellis as President
HOUSTON, Dec. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Linn Energy, LLC (Nasdaq:LINE) announced today that Mark E. Ellis has been appointed as President and will serve as President and Chief Operating Officer. As President, Mr. Ellis succeeds Michael C. Linn who will continue to hold the positions of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
EDAP TMS SA
EDAP Announces First Published Long-Term Study of HIFU for Localized Prostate Cancer
LYON, France, Dec. 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EDAP TMS S.A. (Nasdaq:EDAP) the global leader in High Intensity Focused Ultrasound treatment of prostate cancer announces the release of the first multi-center long-term study of HIFU uses for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. The study's lead author, Dr. Andreas Blana, concludes that Ablatherm-HIFU efficacy is competitive to currently accepted nonsurgical standards of care, such as radiotherapy, but offers patients milder side effects.