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QIAGEN Completes Acquisition of eGene
VENLO, The Netherlands, July 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq:QGEN); (Frankfurt: QIA), the world's leading provider of sample and assay technologies for research in life sciences, applied testing and molecular diagnostics, today announced that its subsidiary QIAGEN North American Holdings, Inc. has completed its acquisition of eGene, Inc. in a transaction at $0.65 in cash and 0.0416 common shares of QIAGEN stock per share of eGene common stock. The transaction has been publicly announced on April 12, 2007. The aggregate purchase consideration amounts to approximately $34.0 million and consists of $15.5 million in cash and 1.0 million common shares of QIAGEN stock valued at $17.0 million (based on the average closing prices of QIAGEN common shares on the NASDAQ Global Select Market for the 20 trading days ending on April 12, 2007), as well as the assumption of certain liabilities in the amount of approximately $1.5 million.
Frequency Electronics, Inc.
Frequency Electronics Announces Earnings Conference Call; Thursday, July 12, 2007, At 11:30 AM ET
MITCHEL FIELD, N.Y., July 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Frequency Electronics, Inc. (Nasdaq:FEIM) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss results for fiscal year 2007, ended April 30, 2007, on Thursday, July 12, 2007, at 11:30 AM Eastern Time.
NVE Schedules Conference Call On First Quarter Results
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- NVE Corporation (Nasdaq:NVEC) announced that it plans to release its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2007 on Wednesday, July 18, 2007 after the close of the Nasdaq Regular Market. The company will hold its quarterly conference call later that day at 4:00 p.m. CDT.
Imperial Industries, Inc.
Imperial Industries, Inc. Announces Management Change for Its Just-Rite Supply Subsidiary
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., July 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Imperial Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:IPII) (the "Company") today announced that Stephen C. Brown resigned as President of the Company's subsidiary, Just-Rite Supply, Inc. ("Just-Rite") to pursue other interests. Just-Rite is engaged in the distribution of stucco, gypsum, roofing, insulation and masonry products, as well as Company-manufactured products.
Banner Corporation Announces Second Quarter Conference Call and Webcast
WALLA WALLA, Wash., July 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Banner Corporation (Nasdaq:BANR), the parent of Banner Bank, today announced that it will report earnings for the second quarter of 2007 after the market closes on Wednesday, July 25, 2007. Management will host a conference call on Thursday, July 26 at 8:00 a.m. PDT (11:00 a.m. EDT) to discuss the results. The call will also be broadcast live via the internet.
Louisiana Bancorp, Inc. Completes Initial Public Offering
METAIRIE, La., July 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Louisiana Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company"), the holding company for Bank of New Orleans (the "Bank"), announced today that it has completed its initial public stock offering in connection with Bank of New Orleans' conversion from the mutual to the stock form of organization. Trading is expected to begin on the Nasdaq Global Market on July 10, 2007, under the symbol "LABC".
Unique Pizza and Subs
Unique Pizza and Subs Makes Impressive Addition to Board of Directors
PITTSBURGH, July 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation (Pink Sheets:UPZS), a Delaware Corporation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Raymond L. Monroe to the board of directors replacing Richard Kimmins. This move is seen as an effective way to energize brand awareness for Unique Pizza and Subs by providing key elements and guidance on marketing, advertising and promotional strategies as the company continues to grow nationwide.