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Heritage Oaks Bancorp
Heritage Oaks Bancorp Receives Shareholder Approval to Amend Its Articles of Incorporation
PASO ROBLES, Calif., March 2, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heritage Oaks Bancorp (the "Company") (Nasdaq:HEOP), parent company of Heritage Oaks Bank, today announced that it has received shareholder approval to amend its Articles of Incorporation. The amendment, which authorizes the Company to issue up to five million shares of preferred stock, was approved by the shareholders through a written consent solicitation that terminated on February 27, 2009. The amendment permits the Board of Directors to authorize the issuance of preferred stock without additional shareholder approval, with such relative rights and preferences as may be established by resolution of the Board of Directors. No class of preferred stock was previously authorized by the Company's Articles of Incorporation. A proposal for the amendment was disclosed in solicitation materials previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and mailed to shareholders.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation
Integra LifeSciences Reports 2008 Financial Results
PLAINSBORO, N.J., March 2, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2008. Total revenues in the fourth quarter of 2008 were $174.4 million, reflecting an increase of $16.7 million, or 11%, over the fourth quarter of 2007. Total revenues in the full year of 2008 were $654.6 million, reflecting an increase of $104.1 million, or 19%, over the full year of 2007. Excluding the impact of currency exchange rates, revenues increased 13% and 18%, respectively, for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2008. We have broken out our revenues by product category in a table at the end of this press release.