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Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP
Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP -- Representing Shareholders of Merge Technologies, Inc. -- Announces Update to Shareholder Lawsuit -- MRGE
LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP -- representing shareholders of Merge Technologies, Inc. -- announces 24 days remaining to move to be a lead plaintiff in the shareholder lawsuit. All persons and institutions who purchased securities of Merge Technologies, Inc. ("Merge" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:MRGE) between August 2, 2005 and March 16, 2006, inclusive (the "Class Period"), may move the Court not later than May 22, 2006, to serve as lead plaintiff, however, you must meet certain legal requirements.
Blecher & Collins
Blecher & Collins Announces Status of Minority Shareholders' Lawsuit Against Vishay Intertechnology -- VSH
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 28, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firms of Hennefer, Finley & Wood and Blecher & Collins, P.C., today provided an update on the status of the Siliconix Incorporated (Nasdaq:SILI) minority shareholders litigation pending against Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) and others. (Case No. 1-04-CV-01897). Last year, Vishay acquired the remaining roughly 20% of Siliconix after previously purchasing roughly 80% in 1998. This class action litigation is pending in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara.
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. Purchased 171,150 of its Common Shares
LONDON, April 28, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Nasdaq:SNSA) (Oslo:SNI) announces that Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group Ltd. (SNTG), a 100% owned subsidiary of SNSA, purchased today 171,150 of SNSA common shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange at an average price of NOK 174.00 per share (approximately $28.29 at the current exchange rate). The shares were purchased in accordance with the repurchase program announced on August 25, 2005, authorizing the Company to purchase up to $200 million worth of its common shares or related American Depositary Shares.
Port of Houston Authority
Port Of Houston Authority Delivers Praise For Panama Canal Expansion
HOUSTON, April 28, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Port of Houston Authority (PHA) officials are lauding the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) for its proposed plan to expand the canal and say that, with the completion of the new Bayport terminal, the Port stands ready to receive additional vessels that will pass through the critical waterway, adding jobs and stimulus to the Houston economy.
Law Office of Christopher J. Gray, P.C.
Attorney Christopher Gray Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Sea Containers, Ltd. -- SCR-A
NEW YORK, April 28, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Attorney Christopher Gray of the Law Office of Christopher J. Gray, P.C. in New York City (email@example.com) has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all persons who purchased the securities of defendant Sea Containers, Ltd. (NYSE:SCR.A) from March 15, 2004 through March 24, 2006 (the "Class Period"). The lawsuit asserts claims under Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated by the SEC thereunder and seeks to recover damages. Any member of the class may move the Court to be named lead plaintiff. If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than May 30, 2006.
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz & Nobel, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Astea International, Inc.
HARTFORD, Conn., April 28, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Schatz & Nobel, P.C., which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of Astea International, Inc. ("Astea" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:ATEA) between May 11, 2005 and March 31, 2006, inclusive, (the "Class Period"). Also included are all those who acquired Astea's shares through its acquisition of FieldCentrix.
Turnaround Partners, Inc.
Scott Kays Will Appear on 'Corporate Strategies With Tim Connolly' Sunday, April 30, 2006
HOUSTON, April 28, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scott Kays will appear on "Corporate Strategies with Tim Connolly", Sunday, April 30, 2006 at 9:00 pm ET. Scott Kays, CFP(r) is the author of Five Key Lessons from Top Money Managers, and Achieving Your Financial Potential. In 1985, Kays founded Kays Financial Advisory Corporation, an Atlanta-based money management firm with approximately $100 million in client assets. He has written numerous financial articles and given financial talks for NAIC, IBM, AT&T, and BellSouth. He has been quoted in the New York Times, Washington Post, Investor's Business Daily, Bloomberg Personal Wealth, Journal of Financial Planning, and Money magazine. He appears regularly on CNBC's "Closing Bell," Fox News Channel's "Your World With Neil Cavuto" and "Forbes on Fox." Kays earned a B.S. in Industrial Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also a member of MENSA (the national high-IQ society), Gamma Beta Phi National Honorary Fraternity, and the Financial Planning Association. Emerge Capital Corp. (OTCBB:EMGC) is the lead sponsor of The Corporate Strategies Business Talk Radio Show. Previous guests of the show have included U.S. Senator John McCain, former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt, Enterprise Products CEO Dan Duncan, Celgene's CEO John Jackson, Landry's CEO Tilman Fertitta, Mario Gabelli, former Compaq CEO Eckard Pfeiffer, Money Manager Louis Navellier, and many others. The Business Talk Radio and Cable Radio Network Show may be heard on KSEV AM 700 in Houston, Texas, WGCH AM 1490 in Greenwich, Connecticut, WSBR AM 740 in Boca Raton, Florida, and on over 400 affiliate stations nationwide listed at CRN1 www.cableradionetwork.com, or on the Internet at www.businesstalkradio.net. This hour of "Corporate Strategies with Tim Connolly" is hosted by Tim Connolly of Corporate Strategies Merchant Bankers (www.corporate-strategies.net). Noted Economist Mike King of Princeton Research provides live technical analysis for the show.