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OTC Stock Review Issues Report on Coffee Pacifica, Inc.
ATLANTA, Oct. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- OTC Stock Review announces that it has initiated coverage of Coffee Pacifica, Inc. (OTCBB:CFPC). Coffee Pacifica sells Papua New Guinea grown, green bean coffee. Papua New Guinea coffee is known the world over as one of the top coffees available. Coffee Pacifica's partner and major shareholder, the Papua New Guinea Coffee Growers Federation Ltd., pools their coffee and it is marketed by Coffee Pacifica. Since the small farmer is the producer, Coffee Pacifica is the supply chain from Papua New Guinea by making farmers shareholders.
Fox & Hound Restaurant Group
Fox & Hound Restaurant Group Signs Letter of Intent For Proposed Acquisition
WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Fox & Hound Restaurant Group (Nasdaq:FOXX) announced that it signed a letter of intent with Levine Leichtman Capital Partners ("LLCP") for the acquisition of all of the Company's outstanding common stock for an all cash price of $14.00 per share, other than shares held by certain stockholders and members of management. The buyer would be a newly formed affiliate of LLCP in which certain executive officers and other members of senior management, including Steven M. Johnson, our Chief Executive Officer, James K. Zielke, our Chief Financial Officer, Gary M. Judd, our President, and Kenneth C. Syvarth, our Chief Operating Officer, would participate as equity holders. As part of the transaction, the participating stockholders and members of management would be required to vote their shares of Company stock in favor of the transaction with LLCP and to exchange their shares of Company stock and options for stock and options of the continuing company after the transaction.
EYI Industries Inc
EYI Industries Announces Opening of Hong Kong Office
BURNABY, British Columbia, Oct. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- EYI Industries Inc. ("EYI") (OTCBB:EYII), (http://www.StopDrinkingPoison.com), a marketer of products that promote well-being and a healthy lifestyle, is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Essentially Yours Industries (Hong Kong) Limited ("EYI HK"), has secured office space in Hong Kong to support the EYI HK infrastructure for sales and distribution within Hong Kong, China and the rest of Asia.
Fortis Completes Acquisition of Dryden Wealth Management
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Oct. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- After having obtained all required regulatory approvals, Fortis has today successfully completed the purchase of Dryden Wealth Management ('Dryden') from Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States for USD 102 million or EUR 84 million.
Crew Gold Corporation
Crew Gold Corp.: Notification of Trade-Revision
LONDON, Oct. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crew Gold Corporation ("Crew") (TSE:CRU) (OSE:CRU) (Frankfurt:KNC) (Other OTC:CRUGF): On October 3, 2005, Jan A Vestrum, President and CEO of Crew Gold Corporation, bought 1,000,000 shares in Crew at NOK 10.83 as fulfillment of a previously announced forward contract; sold 1,000.000 shares at NOK 9.70 and bought 1,000,000 shares at NOK 9.82 through a forward contract with maturity January 5, 2006.
CDMA Development Group
Taking CDMA2000 Into the Next Decade
COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The CDMA Development Group (CDG) (www.cdg.org) and Signals Research Group, LLC (SRG) announced today the availability of a white paper on CDMA2000(r) evolution to 3G and beyond and the benefits it offers to operators in regards to capacity, data throughput, enhanced functionality and revenue opportunities. The paper, entitled "The 3G Evolution -- Taking CDMA2000 into the Next Decade," was prepared by the Signals Research Group on behalf of the CDG, and is based on extensive interviews with operators, equipment suppliers and other industry players. The paper is now available to the public on the CDG's website.