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Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Canadian Oil Industry Experts See Future M&A Growth Fueled by Both International and Domestic Investment
CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oil industry executives and investment bankers in Canada expect China and the United States to be the most active foreign investors in Canadian energy resources, including oil sands, in the next 12 months. A survey conducted for Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) by mergermarket, found that executives in the oil patch are evenly divided about which country's investors will be the most active, but are unanimous in seeing both China and the U.S. as overwhelmingly the primary sources of foreign merger and acquisition (M&A) interest.
Robert J. McMakin Named President and CEO of Sysco Food Services of Connecticut, Inc.
HOUSTON, Jan. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced today that Robert J. McMakin, executive vice president of Sysco Food Services of Connecticut, Inc., a SYSCO subsidiary located in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, has been named president and chief executive officer of that company to succeed James M. Danahy, who will become senior vice president, Northeast Region, for SYSCO Corporation. Mr. McMakin will assume his new responsibilities January 16, 2006.
Arkados Inc. Addresses the IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- President and CEO Oleg Logvinov of Arkados(tm) Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of CDKNnet.com (OTCBB:CDKN), will address the IEEE's International Conference on Consumer Electronics in a session focused on the powerline communication market. The session, entitled "SPECIAL SESSION 4.2: Coexist or Clash: Broadband over Powerline and PLC" occurs January 10th at 9 a.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Danahy Appointed Senior Vice President of Operations, Northeast Region, at SYSCO Corporation
HOUSTON, Jan. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice marketer and distributor, announced today that James M. Danahy has been named senior vice president of operations, Northeast Region. Mr. Danahy, who currently is president and chief executive officer of Sysco Food Services of Connecticut, Inc., a SYSCO subsidiary located in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, will assume his new responsibilities January 16, 2006. SYSCO's Northeast Region includes 14 companies in seven states, including Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Mr. Danahy succeeds William Holden, who has served as senior vice president, Northeast Region since 2002 and will be retiring from the company after a distinguished 26-year career.
Harwood Feffer LLP
Wechsler Harwood LLP Files Securities Class Action Suit Against Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. -- WOLF
NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wechsler Harwood LLP today announced that it has filed a class action suit on behalf of all securities purchasers of Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. (Nasdaq:WOLF) ("Great Wolf" or the "Company") between December 14, 2004, and July 28, 2005, including those who purchased stock pursuant to or traceable to the Company's initial public offering on or about December 14, 2004 (the "Offering" or the "IPO"), inclusive (the "Class Period").