latest news releases from the newsroom
HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.
HCC Comments on Hurricane Katrina
HOUSTON, Sept. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCC) announced today that the Company anticipates claims from Hurricane Katrina coming from aviation, onshore and offshore energy, property and marine lines of business. The Company has only just received its first claims notifications and it will be some time before it is able to estimate the overall loss to HCC.
Asia Properties, Inc.
Asia Properties Acquires Phase Three of Resort Subdivision in Phuket, Thailand
BELLINGHAM, Wash., Sept. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Asia Properties, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ASPZ) announced today that it has purchased the entire Phase Three of Baan Naiyang Resort, a resort subdivision in Phuket, Thailand. Phase Three of Baan Naiyang Resort is directly across the street from Phases One and Two and comprises 30 home plots. See Baan Naiyang Resort site map at: http://www.asiaprop.com/site-map.html.
Manhattan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Manhattan Pharmaceuticals Hires Redington, Inc. to Expand Reach in U.S. Investment Community
NEW YORK, Sept. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In an effort to expand its reach and raise awareness in the U.S. investment community, Manhattan Pharmaceuticals, Inc (OTCBB:MHTT) said it retained Redington, Inc., Westport, CT, as its financial communications counselors and investor relations firm.
ABN AMRO Capital Completes Management Buy-Out of Loparex Group
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ABN AMRO Capital has today completed its EUR 230 million management buy-out of the Loparex Group, the leading international producer of release liners for adhesive products, from Finnish listed paper and packaging group UPM-Kymmene.
ER Urgent Care Centers
ER Urgent Care Centers is Proud to Announce It Has Been Selected by a Major Medical School
MIAMI, Sept. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ER Urgent Care Centers (Pink Sheets:ERUG) is proud to announce it has been selected by Ross University School of Medicine, for its medical student visitation program. Medical students from all over the United States will be visiting ER Urgent care centers and doing rounds with staff physicians. This will enable students to experience urgent care medicine hands on. Jerry Miller, ER Urgent Care founder and director says, "This is truly an honor to have been selected for the privilege of being part of the education of Americas future physicians." Ross University has graduated over 4,000 medical students since 1978, and is affiliated with 40 teaching hospitals in the U.S. ER Urgent Care continues to lead the way in the medical industry and the world of urgent care. We urge you to visit our clinics and experience the quality of our healthcare.
OTCPicks.com Initiates Profile Coverage for SLS International, Inc.
DALLAS, Sept. 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Brian Dean, publisher of OTCPicks.com, announced today that the website has initiated profile coverage of SLS International, Inc. (OTCBB:SITI). SLS International, Inc. is a publicly held corporation which has a 28 year history in renting, selling, and installing sound and lighting systems and manufacturing customer designed speakers.