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Myriad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Established as an Independent Pharmaceutical Development Company
SALT LAKE CITY, July 1, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Myriad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MPI) today announced that it has completed its previously announced spin-off from Myriad Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:MYGN) as of 11:59 p.m. last evening. MPI's common stock will begin "regular way" trading today on the NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker symbol (Nasdaq:MYRX). Myriad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel, small molecule drugs that address severe medical conditions, including cancer and HIV infection. Myriad Pharmaceuticals' clinical development programs include clinical and pre-clinical product candidates with distinct mechanisms of action and novel chemical structures that have the potential to be first-in-class and/or best-in-class therapeutics.
Microsemi Introduces Power MOSFET With Highest Voltage in Superjunction Technology
IRVINE, Calif., July 1, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading manufacturer of high performance integrated circuits and high reliability semiconductors, has introduced a 900V COOLMOS(tm) switching MOSFET for high power, high performance applications including power factor correction, server and telecom power systems, solar inverters, arc welding, plasma cutting, battery chargers, medical, semiconductor capital equipment and induction heating.
IPC Holdings, Limited
IPC Responds to Validus Announcement Regarding Special Meeting
HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 1, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of IPC Holdings, Ltd. (Nasdaq:IPCR) (BSX:IPCR BH) today announced that it had received notice of the requisitions of a special meeting of shareholders from Validus Holdings, Ltd.
NASDAQ OMX Launches Market Replay Europe
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 1, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced the launch of Market Replay Europe, a powerful tool that enables market participants to replay and analyze European market activity in simulated real-time. NASDAQ Market Replay Europe helps brokers decrease MiFID compliance costs while enhancing customer service for their clientele.
LogMeIn Announces Pricing of Its Initial Public Offering
WOBURN, Mass., July 1, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LogMeIn (Nasdaq:LOGM), a provider of on-demand, remote-connectivity solutions to small and medium-sized businesses, IT services providers and consumers, today announced the initial public offering of 6,666,667 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $16.00 per share. Of the 6,666,667 shares being offered to the public, 5,000,000 shares are being offered by LogMeIn and 1,666,667 shares are being offered by selling stockholders. In addition, the underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,000,000 shares to cover over-allotments, if any. LogMeIn's common stock is expected to begin trading on The NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "LOGM" on July 1, 2009.
Orion Group Holdings, Inc.
Orion Marine Group Launches New Corporate Website
HOUSTON, July 1, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Orion Marine Group, Inc. (NYSE:ORN) (the "Company"), a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced the launch of its new corporate website at www.orionmarinegroup.com.
Loral Space & Communications Inc.
Photo Release -- Space Systems/Loral-Built Satellite for SIRIUS XM Radio Successfully Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers
PALO ALTO, Calif., July 1, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications (Nasdaq:LORL) and the leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that SIRIUS FM-5, a satellite that it provided to SIRIUS XM Radio, America's satellite radio company, is performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite's solar arrays deployed on schedule early this morning, following yesterday's successful launch from the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan aboard a Proton Breeze M launch vehicle provided by International Launch Services (ILS). The satellite is scheduled to begin firing its main thruster tomorrow in order to start maneuvering into geosynchronous orbit.