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Eurand to Present At Deutsche Bank 2008 Small and Mid Cap Growth Conference
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Feb. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Eurand N.V. (Nasdaq:EURX), a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops enhanced pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical products based on its proprietary drug formulation technologies, announced today that it is scheduled to present at the upcoming Deutsche Bank 2008 Small and Mid Cap Growth Conference in Naples, Florida on Thursday, February 14, 2008. John Fraher, Chief Commercial Officer of Eurand, will be presenting and Mario Crovetto, Chief Financial Officer, will be available to answer questions.
Competitive Technologies, Inc.
Competitive Technologies to Represent NTRU Cryptosystems in Korea
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Feb. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Competitive Technologies, Inc. (AMEX:CTT) announced today that it has signed an agreement with NTRU Cryptosystems, Inc. to exclusively represent NTRU's trusted computing and embedded security products in the Korean market. NTRU, a leading provider of embedded security software solutions, is a developer of fast, low-footprint public key cryptography.
M&A Volume in the Transportation & Logistics Industry Reaches 20-Year High, According to PricewaterhouseCoopers
NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Despite an economic downturn in the U.S. economy, M&A surged in the transportation & logistics and chemicals industries in 2007, according to two M&A reports released today by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Deal volume in the transportation & logistics industry reached a 20-year high with 1,291 deals in 2007, toppling the prior record reached in 2006. Additionally, deal value in the chemicals industry more than doubled since 2006, totalling $109 billion in 2007 compared to $53 billion in 2006.
Fox Chase Bancorp, Inc.
Fox Chase Bancorp, Inc. Announces Earnings for the Fourth Quarter and Year, 5 Percent Stock Repurchase Program and Annual Meeting Date
HATBORO, Pa., Feb. 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Fox Chase Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:FXCB), the holding company for Fox Chase Bank (the "Bank"), today announced net income of $1.9 million for the year ended December 31, 2007, compared to net income of $3.6 million for the year ended December 31, 2006. The 2007 results included a gain on the sale of the Bank's operations center of $577,000, net of taxes. The 2006 earnings included a credit to the provision for loan losses of $5.4 million and a $1.5 million contribution to the Fox Chase Bank Charitable Foundation. These two items, net of taxes, increased earnings by approximately $2.6 million during 2006.