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Wellington Underwriting plc
Wellington Underwriting plc Announces Completion of Acquisition
LONDON, Nov. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Further to its announcement of 25 June 2004, Wellington Underwriting plc (Wellington) is pleased to announce the completion of the purchase of AXA Corporate Solutions Excess and Surplus Lines Insurance Company following the receipt of final regulatory approvals. The company has been renamed Wellington Specialty Insurance Company (Wellington Specialty), and the capital and surplus of the company increased to US$30m through a capital contribution by Wellington.
Portrush Petroleum Corp.
Portrush to Revisit Alberta Cranberry/Botha Prospect
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Portrush Petroleum Corporation (OTCBB:PRRPF) (TSX Venture Exchange:PSH) wishes to announce that drilling of the next seven locations on its Mission River project in Texas has been delayed due to inclement weather in the area. Heavy rains for the past two weeks have wreaked havoc in the drilling areas of the project with some locations eighteen inches under water. The drill pads have been constructed and remain intact. Many active drilling rigs in the county, around 31, have been evacuated.
QLogic Executives to Present at Credit First Suisse Technology Conference
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the company that powers storage area networks (SANs), today announced that H.K. Desai, chairman, CEO and president, and Tony Massetti, vice president and CFO, will deliver a company presentation at the Credit First Suisse Boston Annual Technology Conference, Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m., at the Phoenician Hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers' Website To Broadcast Live Its Presentation At The New York Society Of Security Analysts (NYSSA) Homebuilding Industry Conference On November 30, 2004
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc., (NYSE:TOL) (www.tollbrothers.com), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, will make a presentation to the investment community via live audio webcast at the NYSSA's Homebuilding Industry Conference on Tuesday, November 30, 2004 at 9:45 a.m. (EST).
OAKLEY THUMP Launches in the U.K. at Virgin Megastores
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Nov. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oakley, Inc. (NYSE:OO) today announced the successful launch of OAKLEY THUMP(tm), the world's first digital audio eyewear, in the United Kingdom. The new invention was unveiled at 14 Virgin Megastores throughout the U.K., allowing consumers to experience listening freedom firsthand.
Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers' Website to Broadcast Live Its Presentation at The Friedman Billings Ramsey 11th Annual Investor Conference on December 1, 2004
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc., (NYSE:TOL) (www.tollbrothers.com), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, will make a presentation to the investment community via live audio webcast at the Friedman Billings Ramsey 11th Annual Investor Conference on Wednesday, December 1, 2004 at 1:40 p.m. (EST)