latest news releases from the newsroom
WCI Communities, Inc.
WCI to Present at the Bank of America 2006 Credit Conference
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., Nov. 27, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- WCI Communities, Inc. (NYSE:WCI), a leading builder of traditional and tower residences in highly amenitized lifestyle communities, announced today that Chief Financial Officer Jim Dietz is scheduled to present at the Bank of America 2006 Credit Conference in Orlando, FL on Monday, December 4th, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. EST. The company's presentation will be available via the Internet. Interested parties are invited to participate by logging onto www.investors.wcicommunities.com and choosing the link for the audio presentation and the accompanying slides. A replay will be available for a period of time after the event.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Retired Delta Pilots to Receive a Total of $800 Million in Claims to Help Recoup Lost Pension Benefits
ATLANTA, Nov. 27, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines today announced that working with DP3, Inc., the group representing a majority of Delta's retired pilots before the bankruptcy court, it has secured the support of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors to allow an additional estimated $719 million in unsecured, pre-petition claims for non-qualified pension benefits for its retired pilots. Together with claims already approved in a prior settlement with DP3, retired Delta pilots and their beneficiaries now will have a total of approximately $800 million in allowed claims.
The Plasencia Group
The Plasencia Group, Inc. Announces New Hotel Debt Placement Division
TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 27, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Plasencia Group, Inc., one of the leading national hospitality transaction and consulting services firms representing owners of hotels, resorts, and golf courses, has formed a Hotel Debt Placement division as part of its Capital Markets Group. According to CEO Lou Plasencia, this new division will place The Plasencia Group squarely in the hospitality lending arena, making the company a single source for all hospitality-related transactions.
Just in Time for Cyber Monday -- Firebox Launches in North America
NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- For years, savvy consumers had to point their browsers across the pond to find the latest and greatest gadgets and gifts. That ends today with the announcement that Firebox.com, the U.K.'s leading e-tailer of cool stuff, has opened shop in the United States. Gone are the pound conversions and painful shipping charges. Addicts of fun and tech in North America can now use a brand spanking new website, with prices in U.S. dollars and a great flat rate shipping charge.
XsunX Invited Guest Participant At Principal Voices Alternative Energy Roundtable
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 27, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- XsunX, Inc. (OTCBB:XSNX), developer of advanced manufacturing systems and cell structures for solar energy, has been invited to participate in an alternative energy roundtable discussion known as Principal Voices December 5 in San Francisco, CA. The event is aimed at stimulating discussion on some of the major challenges facing the world today, including environment, economic development, urbanization, and the collaborative corporation.