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LKQ Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Audio Webcast Scheduled for Thursday, July 31, 2008 At 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (9:30 a.m. Central Time)
CHICAGO, July 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq:LKQX), the largest nationwide provider of aftermarket collision replacement products, recycled light vehicle OEM products and refurbished bumpers and wheels, will release its second quarter 2008 financial earnings results on Thursday, July 31, 2008 before 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To discuss the earnings results, the Company will host an audio webcast that same morning at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (9:30 a.m. Central Time) on Thursday, July 31, 2008. The webcast can be accessed via the Company's website at www.lkqcorp.com in the Investor Relations section. An online replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's website approximately two hours after the live presentation and will remain on the site until August 14, 2008.
Global Kids, Inc.
Global Kids to Conduct Special Summer Institute for Educators On Global Issues
NEW YORK, July 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Global Kids Inc. will launch a special summer institute this week aimed at training secondary educators on the best practices for integrating global issues and interactive teaching techniques into classrooms and after-school programs. Global Kids is the foremost nonprofit organization in New York City specifically dedicated to educating students in underserved communities about international affairs.
W.P. Stewart & Co., Ltd.
Investment Agreement Between Arrow Funds and W.P. Stewart & Co., Ltd. Amended; Tender Offer for Common Shares of W.P. Stewart & Co., Ltd. Extended
HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- W.P. Stewart & Co., Ltd. (NYSE:WPL) ("W.P. Stewart") and Arrow Masters LP, Arrow Partners LP and Arrow Offshore, Ltd. (collectively, the "Arrow Funds") jointly announced today that they have amended their Investment Agreement, dated May 20, 2008, to add two additional funds as purchasers. The Arrow Funds, jointly with the two additional funds, remain parties to, and therefore bound by, the Investment Agreement, as amended. The Arrow Funds also announced that, as a result of this amendment, they are extending the expiration date of their tender offer (the "Offer") for up to 19,902,000 shares of common stock in W.P. Stewart at a price of $1.60 per share. The Offer has been extended so that it will now expire at 5:00 p.m. New York time on July 28, 2008 unless the Offer is further extended to provide for a subsequent offering period pursuant to Rule 14d-11 under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934. The Investment Agreement has been amended accordingly. Shares received under the Offer by 5:00 p.m. New York time on July 28, 2008 will be accepted for payment, up to the maximum of 19,902,000 shares, and payment will be made as soon as practicable after that date, subject to the terms and conditions of the Offer.