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Aastrom Biosciences, Inc.
Aastrom Biosciences to Present At BMO Capital Markets Healthcare Conference
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 29, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aastrom Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASTM), a leading regenerative medicine company, today announced that George Dunbar, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 2007 BMO Capital Markets Focus on Healthcare Conference. The conference will be held December 4-5th at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City. Aastrom will present on Wednesday, December 5, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time).
Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc.
Pacific Sunwear Announces Appointment of Interim Chief Financial Officer
ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 29, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSUN) today announced that Michael L. Henry, Vice President and Controller, has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He replaces Gerald M. Chaney, who has resigned as the Company's Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary.
Advantage Capital Partners
Tony Toups Named to Louisiana Hurricane Recovery Advisory Council
NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 29, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Louisiana Governor-elect Bobby Jindal has selected W. Anthony "Tony" Toups III to serve on his Hurricane Recovery Advisory Council. This transition task force will help to prioritize the list of hurricane recovery issues that the new administration will need to immediately address upon taking office.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation
Integra LifeSciences to Present At the BMO Capital Markets Focus On Healthcare Conference and RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference
PLAINSBORO, N.J., Nov. 29, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) announced today that it is scheduled to present at two conferences in New York City next month. On Wednesday, December 5, 2007, the company will present at the BMO Capital Markets Focus on Healthcare Conference at the Millennium Broadway Hotel. The presentation will be delivered by Stuart Essig, Integra's Chief Executive Officer. On Wednesday, December 12, 2007, Gerry Carlozzi, Integra's Chief Operating Officer, will participate in a panel discussion at the RBC Capital Markets HealthCare Conference at the Westin New York at Times Square.
NewStar Financial, Inc.
NewStar Completes Initial Closing of Previously Announced Private Placement of Common Stock
BOSTON, Nov. 29, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- NewStar Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq:NEWS), a Boston-based specialty finance company, announced today that it has completed the initial closing of its previously announced private placement of 12.5 million shares of common stock, which was priced at $10.00 per share. At the initial closing, the company issued approximately 7.25 million shares of common stock and received gross proceeds of approximately $72.5 million.