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Triangle Capital Corporation
Triangle Capital Corporation Announces $10.6 Million in New Investments
RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Triangle Capital Corporation (Nasdaq:TCAP) ("Triangle" or "the Company"), a leading specialty finance company that provides customized financing solutions to lower middle market companies located throughout the United States, announced today that it closed investments in FCL Graphics, Inc. ("FCL") and Energy Hardware Holdings, LLC ("EH Holdings") totaling $10.6 million.
Consolidated Spire Ventures Ltd.
Consolidated Spire Ventures Announces Diamond Drilling Moves to North Discovery Zone At the Prospect Valley Property
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Consolidated Spire Ventures Ltd. ("the Company") (TSX-V:CZS) announces that, to date, a total of five diamond drill holes have been completed on the Discovery South Zone at the Prospect Valley Property, Merritt, BC, Canada. Drilling has now started at the Discovery North Zone. In all drill holes, significant quartz stockwork veining has been intercepted. The mineralized zones are silicified with stringers and veinlets of quartz and fine grained disseminated pyrite. All core samples from the five Discovery South Zone drill holes and the first hole in the Discovery North Zone are being analyzed at Eco Tech Laboratories. Due to heavy volumes at Eco Tech Laboratories, the expected analytical results for the first group of holes have not yet been received by the Company.
LSI Industries Inc.
LSI Industries Inc. to Present At the Robert W. Baird & Co. 2007 Industrial Conference
CINCINNATI, Nov. 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- LSI Industries Inc. (Nasdaq:LYTS) today announced that the Company has been invited to present at the 2007 Industrial Conference sponsored by Robert W. Baird & Company. The Company will be presenting on Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois at 3:05 p.m. Ronald S. Stowell, Vice President, CFO and Treasurer and Dave W. McCauley, LSI Graphics Solutions Plus are scheduled to present. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Management will be available to meet with investors during the conference.
Nanosphere Announces Initial Public Offering
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Nanosphere, Inc. (Nasdaq:NSPH), a nanotechnology-based molecular diagnostics company, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 7,000,000 shares of its common stock at $14.00 per share. All of the shares are being offered by Nanosphere. Nanosphere has granted to the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,050,000 shares of common stock at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions. Nanosphere's common stock began trading today on NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "NSPH."
GulfMark Offshore, Inc.
GulfMark Announces 3rd Quarter Results and $130 Million Addition to New Build Program
HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (NYSE:GLF) today announced results of $31.2 million in net income, or $1.35 per diluted share, for the third quarter ending September 30, 2007. The Company also provided details of a $130 million, five vessel addition to the existing new build program, including three 3,000 DWT Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs) built to U.S. flag requirements and two 10,000 BHP Anchor Handling, Towing, Tug Supply (AHTSs).
Align Technology Executive to Present at Upcoming Financial Conferences
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALGN), the inventor of Invisalign(r), a proprietary method of straightening teeth without wires and brackets, announced today that Thomas M. Prescott, president and chief executive officer of Align Technology, is scheduled to speak at two upcoming financial conferences. All presentations, as noted below, will be web cast live via the Internet on Align's web site at http://investor.aligntech.com. An archived replay will remain on the web site for one month. Details follow:
Meade Instruments Corporation
Meade Instruments Announces Further Restructuring
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Meade Instruments Corp. (Nasdaq:MEAD), a leading designer and manufacturer of optical products, including telescopes, riflescopes, binoculars and microscopes, today announced that it has taken further steps to reduce its cost structure and accelerate its turnaround strategy.