latest news releases from the newsroom
Big Cap Communications
$1,000,000 Free Program Giveaway To Assist Consumers In `Earning $5,000, $10,000, $15,000 a Month or More' Scoring Success on Satellite Radio Announced, Publisher Berman Investment Group
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Publisher Berman Investment Group announced today that their recent Free Book and CD offer, which was being aired on satellite radio was renewed this week based on consumer demand . The offer includes Bruce A. Berman's breakthrough book "I GOT HERE. YOU CAN TOO!" and his "Making Money" CD, which together are a $100 value, for free. For more information or for your free copy, the company distributes their free book and CD offer at www.BruceBerman.net
Fortis Takes Next Step Towards Further Reduction of its Shareholding in Assurant, Inc.
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Jan. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- At the time of the initial public offering of Assurant in February 2004, Fortis stated its intention to dispose of its remaining stake over time. Today, at the request of Fortis pursuant to a registration rights agreement entered into at the time of the IPO, Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ), has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed public offering of up to 27.2 million Assurant common shares, all of which will be sold by Fortis Insurance N.V.
Fortis Intends to Launch a Bond Issue Mandatorily Exchangeable for Shares of Assurant, Inc.
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Jan. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In line with its stated intention to reduce its shareholding in Assurant over time, Fortis today announces that it intends to launch a bond issue, mandatorily exchangeable into up to 23 million Assurant common shares or the cash value thereof at maturity of the bonds.The bond offering will be launched subject to various factors, including market conditions.
Vestin Group, Inc.
Vestin Group Announces Agreement to Purchase Namath Shares
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vestin Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:VSTN) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Joe Namath's holdings in the company comprising 400,000 shares of Vestin Common Stock, and terminate Mr. Namath's contract with the company in a $1.6 million cash transaction.