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Lazare Kaplan International
Lazare Kaplan International Inc. to Webcast Fiscal 2007 Second Quarter Results
NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Lazare Kaplan International Inc. (AMEX:LKI), a manufacturer and marketer of diamonds and jewelry products, intends to release its fiscal 2007 second quarter financial results prior to the market open on Friday, January 12, 2007. In conjunction with this release, the Company will hold a conference call conducted by senior management, which will be broadcast live over the Internet.
Microsemi Forms New Business Group, Expands Corporate Management Team
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading manufacturer of high performance analog and mixed signal integrated circuits and high reliability semiconductors, announced today that it has promoted Steven G. Litchfield to Executive Vice President and Group President of the newly-formed High Performance Analog Mixed Signal Group.
Perihelion Global Receives Initial FCC Approval for Acquisition of Radio Broadcast Stations
WILMINGTON, Del. and SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Perihelion Global (Pink Sheets:PHGI) announced that the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted a consent decree approving Perihelion Global's acquisition of licensed broadcast facilities WCMA-AM, a 50,000 watt broadcast facility covering portions of Alabama, Florida and Georgia and WTKN-AM, a full time broadcast facility serving Mississippi. WCMA-AM is one of the most powerful FCC licensed broadcast stations in North America and is licensed by the FCC to broadcast its signal at the maximum power (50,000 watts) allowed AM stations under FCC Regulations.
Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited
Ultrapetrol Arranges $61.3 Million Senior Secured Term Loan Facility Agreement With DVB Bank AG
NASSAU, Bahamas, Jan. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited (Nasdaq:ULTR) today announced that it has entered into a $61.3 million senior secured term loan agreement with DVB Bank AG. The agreement provides for a ten-year term loan facility, which Ultrapetrol will use primarily to refinance two Platform Supply Vessels it took delivery of in 2005, the "UP Esmeralda" and "UP Safira," and two Platform Supply Vessels it took delivery of in 2006, the "UP Agua-Marinha" and the "UP Topazio."
Transocean Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2006 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
HOUSTON, Jan. 10, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Transocean Inc. (NYSE:RIG) today said it plans to report earnings for the three months ended December 31, 2006 on the morning of Wednesday, February 14, 2007. Following the earnings report, expected to be released prior to the commencement of trading in the United States, the company will conduct a teleconference call at 10:00 a.m. ET on February 14. Individuals who wish to participate in the teleconference call should dial 913-981-5522 approximately five to 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time of the call.