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Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Achillion to Present At Needham Biotechnology Conference
NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACHN), a leader in the discovery and development of small molecule drugs to combat the most challenging infectious diseases, announced that Michael D. Kishbauch, President and Chief Executive Officer of Achillion, will be presenting a corporate overview and update on the Company's programs in HIV, HCV and serious bacterial infections at the Seventh Annual Needham & Company Biotechnology and Medical Technology Conference on Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at 11:30 a.m. at The New York Palace Hotel.
SB Financial Group
Rurban Financial Corp. to Acquire National Bank of Montpelier
DEFIANCE, Ohio, May 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Rurban Financial Corp. ("Rurban") (Nasdaq:RBNF), today announced that it has signed an Agreement and Plan of Merger for Rurban to acquire NBM Bancorp, Incorporated and its subsidiary, National Bank of Montpelier ("NBM"), headquartered in Montpelier, Ohio. National Bank of Montpelier has been in operation seventy-five years and at March 31, 2008 had total assets of $109.2 million, loans of $45.4 million, deposits of $89.7 million and shareholders' equity of $18.6 million. Its banking offices are located in Williams County in the cities of Montpelier, Pioneer, West Unity and Bryan, Ohio. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of this year and is subject to the approval of the shareholders of NBM Bancorp, Incorporated, the approval of banking regulators and the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions set forth in the Agreement and Plan of Merger. Upon completion of the merger of NBM Bancorp, Incorporated into Rurban, the National Bank of Montpelier branches will be merged with and operate as The State Bank and Trust Company ("State Bank"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rurban.