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Advantage Capital Partners
Advantage Capital Receives $60 Million New Markets Tax Credit Program Allocation
NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced this week that Advantage Capital Partners has been awarded a $60 million allocation in the sixth round of the federal New Markets Tax Credit program. Advantage Capital was one of 70 organizations selected this round out of 239 that applied earlier this year. This latest allocation brings the firm's total awards to $318 million since the innovative federal initiative began.
Pool Corporation to Present At the Sidoti Emerging Growth Forum
COVINGTON, La., Oct. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pool Corporation (the "Company" or "POOL") (Nasdaq:POOL) announced today that Mark Joslin, Vice President and CFO, will be presenting at the Sidoti Fall 2008 - New York II Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum being held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York, New York. Mr. Joslin is slated to present on October 28, 2008 at 9:05 am Eastern.
Newtek Business Services Inc.
Newtek Business Credit Extends Wells Fargo Line
NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Newtek Business Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:NEWT) (www.newtekbusinessservices.com), a provider of business services and financial products to the small- and medium-sized business market, today announced that CDS Business Services, Inc. dba Newtek Business Credit has entered into an Amendment to its Credit and Security Agreement with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, that extends the $10,000,000 facility by three years to February 2012.
SICOM's New Trading System From NASDAQ OMX Launches Successfully
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and the Singapore Commodity Exchange (SICOM) report successful launch of e-SICOM, SICOM's new electronic trading and clearing system for commodity derivatives. e-SICOM went live on September 29th, and has since received acknowledgment from participating members and investors. NASDAQ OMX delivers the trading and clearing engine, while leading IT professional service provider, NCS Group, provides infrastructural IT services.