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Novartis' 2003 'R&D Day'
BASEL, Switzerland, Nov. 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Novartis will today present its pharmaceutical pipeline to the media and financial community at our annual 'R&D Day' event in New York.
SurgiCare Announces Recapitalization and Combinations
HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- SurgiCare, Inc. (AMEX:SRG), a Houston-based ambulatory surgery center company, announced today that it has entered into agreements relating to business combinations with three other companies, an equity investment and a recapitalization that would result in a significantly expanded healthcare services company with a new capital structure. As part of these transactions, the resulting company will be renamed "Orion HealthCorp, Inc." ("Orion") under a new trading symbol yet to be determined.
Global Electric Appears on CEOcast
NEW YORK and LAS VEGAS, Nov. 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Whistler Investments, Inc. (OTCBB:WHSL) (name change to Global Electric pending), a leader in advanced electric propulsion technology and lithium powered systems for use in long range and short range vehicle applications, is pleased to announce that Holly Roseberry, President and CEO, as well as Don Rose, Director of Business Development and Corporate spokesperson, conducted an interview with CEOcast today, Tuesday, November 18, 2003 at 1pm EST.
Sitestar Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results
LYNCHBURG, Va., Nov. 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Internet Service Provider and Computer Services Company, Sitestar Corporation (OTCBB:SYTE), today announces third quarter results, which ended September 30, 2003, showing a lower net loss and a significantly higher EBITA.
Millennium Chemicals To Offer $125 Million Of Convertible Senior Debentures
HUNT VALLEY, Md., Nov. 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Millennium Chemicals (NYSE:MCH) ("Millennium") today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market conditions and other factors, $125 million of convertible senior debentures due 2023, plus up to an additional $25 million of convertible senior debentures due 2023 that may be issued at the option of the initial purchasers. The debentures will rank equal in right of payment with Millennium's other senior unsecured indebtedness, will pay interest semi-annually and will be convertible into shares of Millennium common stock, upon the occurrence of certain events.
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Cauley Geller Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Putnam Funds Defendants and the Putnam Funds Family of Funds on Behalf of Investors -- PAZBX, PABAX, PABBX, AABCX
NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Law Firm of Cauley Geller Bowman & Rudman, LLP announced today that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all purchasers, redeemers and holders of shares of the Putnam Family of funds ("the Putnam Funds") during the period between November 1, 1998 and September 3, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period"). A copy of the complaint filed in this action is available from the Court, or can be viewed on the firm's website at http://www.cauleygeller.com/show_case.asp?ccode=178&pcode=10&pp=4.