latest news releases from the newsroom
Encore Bancshares, Inc.
Encore Bancshares, Inc. to Present At the Fox-Pitt Kelton Small & Mid-Cap Bank and Insurance Conference
HOUSTON, June 10, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:EBTX) ("Encore") announced today that Jim D'Agostino, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Andy Creel, Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the Fox-Pitt Kelton Cochran Caronia Waller Small & Mid-Cap Bank and Insurance Conference in New York City on Thursday, June 18, 2009 at 1:05 p.m. Eastern Time.
Apogee Enterprises to Webcast Annual Meeting, Host First Quarter Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, June 10, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:APOG) today announced that Russell Huffer, chairman and chief executive officer, will host the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. on Wednesday, June 24 at 9 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m. Eastern Time). The meeting will be held at the Apogee Enterprises, Inc. corporate office, 7900 Xerxes Avenue South, 19th Floor, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The meeting will be webcast live over the Apogee Web site.
thinkorswim Group Inc.
thinkorswim Exchange Offer Threshold Price
NEW YORK, June 10, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On April 17, 2009, thinkorswim Group Inc. (Nasdaq:SWIM) ("thinkorswim"), a leading provider of online brokerage and investor education services, commenced a stock option exchange program to permit thinkorswim's eligible employees and independent contractors to exchange certain thinkorswim options for restricted stock units (the "exchange offer"), to be assumed by TD AMERITRADE Holding Corporation ("TD AMERITRADE") in connection with TD AMERITRADE's acquisition of thinkorswim. The exchange offer is scheduled to expire at 4:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on June 11, 2009, provided that the closing conditions to the exchange offer, set forth in the Offer to Exchange dated April 17, 2009, are satisfied.
Interval Leisure Group
Interval Leisure Group, Inc. Adopts Stockholder Rights Plan
MIAMI, June 10, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Interval Leisure Group, Inc. (ILG) (Nasdaq:IILG) today announced that its Board of Directors has adopted a stockholder rights plan designed to protect stockholders in the event of an unsolicited takeover proposal. The plan was not implemented in reaction to any particular accumulation of shares or takeover activity.
A World of Terror -- The Struggle to Fight Terrorism for the Freedom of All Nations
SAFETY HARBOR, Fla., June 10, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- We have witnessed the worst act of terrorism in the last decade. Fear reached incredible heights, spreading far and wide beyond borders. Intimidated and frightened, the whole world watched as one of the most powerful countries in the world crumble in the September 11 terrorist attack, and struggled to fight back by declaring an all-out war against terrorism-a war against one group led by one man, Osama Bin Laden.
LINN Energy, LLC
LINN Energy Announces Leadership Succession Plan
HOUSTON, June 10, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LINN Energy, LLC (Nasdaq:LINE) announced today that Mark E. Ellis will become President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 2010. Mr. Ellis currently holds the position of President and Chief Operating Officer. Michael C. Linn, currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will become Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and remain an officer of the Company.
Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc.
Herman A. Hall, III Elected Vice Chairman of Hampton Roads Bankshares
NORFOLK, Va., June 10, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On June 9, 2009, the Board of Directors of Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:HMPR), the financial holding company for Bank of Hampton Roads and Shore Bank, elected Herman A. Hall, III as Vice Chairman.
Finding Hope for Better Days... -- New Book Tells a Poignant Tale Filled With Many Insights On Life, Friendship, and Love
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., June 10, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Where do you find your joy? If you could know how your life would turn out ten years before it happened, would you still do everything the same? Would you change the way you lived your life? Or would you still make the same choices? Follow five friends as they struggle to overcome the trials that test their bond. Witness a poignant story of life, love, and friendship unfold in Better Days, a novel authored by Preston J. Kerr.
StockerYale Introduces New Laser Products At Laser World of Photonics
SALEM, N.H., June 10, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- StockerYale, Inc. (OTCBB:STKR.OB), a leading designer and manufacturer of structured light lasers, LED modules and specialty optical fibers for industrial OEMs, medical and defense markets, will unveil five new laser products at Laser World of Photonics in Munich, Germany, June 15-18, 2009, the world's leading international exhibition for laser and optical technologies.