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Eurand Names Bill Newbould Vice President, Investor Relations
PHILADELPHIA, July 10, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Eurand N.V. (Nasdaq:EURX), a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and commercializes enhanced pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical products based on its proprietary drug formulation technologies, today announced the appointment of A. William (Bill) Newbould to the newly created position of Vice President, Investor Relations. Reporting directly to Eurand's Chief Executive Officer Gearoid Faherty, Newbould will be responsible for developing and implementing the Company's investor relations program. He will be based in Eurand's Yardley, Pennsylvania, office.
EnterConnect Appoints Former Top BEA and HP Executive Tom Ashburn to Board of Directors
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 10, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EnterConnect Inc. (OTCBB:ECNI), a leading provider of On-Demand business solutions, today announced the appointment of Tom Ashburn to its Board of Directors. With more than 30 years of experience with global technology leaders such as HP and BEA, Mr. Ashburn's broad experience in sales, marketing, strategy, customer service and operations will provide strategic depth to EnterConnect's Board of Directors.
Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP
Summary Notice Announced by Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP -- FARO
NEW YORK, July 10, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP Announce the Notice of Pendency and Proposed Settlement of Class Action Involving FARO Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:FARO)
Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
Early Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period Granted for Blackstone's Proposed Acquisition of Apria
LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 10, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Apria Healthcare Group, Inc. (NYSE:AHG) and The Blackstone Group jointly announced today that the federal antitrust authorities have granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, with respect to Blackstone's proposed acquisition of Apria. On June 19, 2008, Apria announced that it had entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Blackstone for $21.00 per share in cash. The transaction remains subject to the satisfaction of the other conditions set forth in the merger agreement, including, but not limited to the receipt of stockholder approval. The parties continue to expect the transaction to close in the second half of 2008.