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Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Central Parking Corporation -- CPC
BALTIMORE, June 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action has been commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of Central Parking Corporation (NYSE:CPC) between November 4, 2002 and February 13, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
The Cooper Companies, Inc.
Cooper to Offer $100 Million in Convertible Debentures
LAKE FOREST, Calif., June 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) announced today that it intends to offer a private placement of $100 million of unsecured convertible debentures, which will be convertible under certain conditions into shares of Cooper's common stock at a price to be determined. The exact terms and timing are subject to market and other conditions. The offer will be made only to qualified institutional buyers under Rule 144A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). Cooper intends to grant the initial purchasers a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $15 million of convertible debentures.
Digital Wall Street Inc.
Lance K. Gordon, Ph.D, CEO of VaxGen Inc. Discusses Recent Contract With US Government to Begin Human Clinical Trials For Anthrax Vaccine, as Well as Other Milestones For His Company in Exclusive WallSt.net Interview
NEW YORK, June 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Founded in 1996 as an offshoot of Genentech Inc. (NYSE:DNA), VaxGen Inc. (Nasdaq:VXGN) was selected as the only U.S.-based company to develop, manufacture, and clinically evaluate an anthrax vaccine by the National Institutes of Health, Gordon said. Since they acquired the contract in Sept. 2002, the company has "completed all pre-clinical studies, and received permission from the FDA to begin human clinical studies," he added. "We will look at 100 individuals (measuring) the safety of the product, immune responses, and compare these to the levels of antibodies that have shown to be protective in the well accepted (model)," he said. The company is "prepared not only to advance licensure, but also to initiate large scale manufacturers this Fall," if the Government accepts their initial responses in August.
American Energy Production Inc.
American Energy Production Inc. to Recomplete Strawn Gas Well
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, June 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- American Energy Production Inc. (OTCBB:AMEP), announced today the Company has reached an agreement with a third party investor to buy a 10% interest in a Strawn Gas Well acquired in the Acquisition of certain oil and gas leases from Proco Operating Co., Inc in February 2003. The Strawn gas well will be re-completed and put into production when the gas contract is signed in the next few days.
FSBO TV, Inc.
On Behalf of UBuy Holdings Inc., f/k/a E-PAWN.COM Inc., Charles P. Johnson Jr. Law Office Files $1.2 Billion Class Action Against 57 Defendants Alleging Various Violations of both Federal and State Securities Laws, Rules and Regulations
FORT LAUDERDALE Fla., June 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- A class action lawsuit against 57 Defendants, including certain former officers and directors of UBuy Holdings Inc. (Other OTC:UBYH) alleging various violations of both Federal and State securities laws, rules and regulations was filed on June 16, 2003 in the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Ft. Lauderdale Division.
HealthTronics Surgical Services, Inc.
HealthTronics Surgical Services, Inc. to Present at Morgan Keegan Healthcare Conference
MARIETTA, Ga., June 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- HealthTronics Surgical Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:HTRN), a leading provider of minimally invasive urologic and orthopaedic services, announced today that members of the company's senior management team will participate in Morgan Keegan's Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, June 24, 2003 in New York City.