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PricewaterhouseCoopers Acquires Sustainable Finance Limited
NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) today announced the acquisition of the U.S. operations of Sustainable Finance Limited (SFL). An international advisory firm with operations based in the United Kingdom, the United States and Holland, SFL is focused on environmental and social risk management in the financial sector. The move strengthens PwC's ability to help clients mitigate investment risk and capitalize on opportunities in climate change and carbon markets, water usage, biodiversity impacts and the support of universal human rights. The acquisition follows a year in which PwC more than doubled its sustainability and climate change practice worldwide to 800 professionals.
COPsync Software to be Implemented by the Reagan County, Texas Sheriff's Office
CANYON LAKE, Texas, Jan. 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- COPsync, Inc. (OTCBB:COYN), a software technology provider to law enforcement and emergency service professionals, announced today that it has been commissioned by the Reagan County Sheriff's Office to implement COPsync(tm), a robust mobile data solution that provides law enforcement with a real-time information sharing solution.
Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc.
Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. to Web Cast Earnings Conference Call On January 29, 2009
OLNEY, Md., Jan. 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc., (Nasdaq:SASR) will announce its 4th quarter earnings on Thursday, January 29th. The company will hold a conference call that day at 2:00 p.m. (ET) to discuss results and answer questions. The conference call will be Web cast live through the Sandy Spring Web site at www.sandyspringbank.com. Participants may call 877-795-3604; a password is not necessary. Visitors to the Web site are advised to go to the Investor Relations page and log on 10 minutes ahead of the scheduled start of the call. An internet-based replay will be available at the Investors Relations page of Web site until midnight (ET) February 28, 2009. A telephone voice replay will also be available during that same time period at 888-203-1112. Please use pass code #1250457 to access.
Renewable Energy Trade Board Corporation
China Technology Announces Proposed Offering of US$20 Million Convertible Notes of Its Subsidiary
HONG KONG, Jan. 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- China Technology Development Group Corporation (Nasdaq:CTDC) ("CTDC" or "the Company"), a provider of solar energy products and solutions in China focusing on a-Si thin film technology, today announced that China Green Holdings Ltd. (the "CGHL"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, entered into a memorandum of understanding regarding convertible notes in the principal of US$20 million of CGHL with CMTF Asset Management Limited (the "MOU"). Pursuant to the MOU, the CGHL intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, approximately an aggregate principal amount of US$20 million convertible notes due 2013 with interest rate equal to Hong Kong Prime Rate per annum, in a private offering to CMTF Asset Management Limited and its affiliated sophisticated investors (the "Investors"). CMTF Asset Management Limited is a joint venture held by China Merchants Securities Investment Limited and Taifook Fund Managers Limited.