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Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
Apria Healthcare Announces Accelerated Repurchase of 7.3 Million Shares
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Nov. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Apria Healthcare Group Inc. (NYSE:AHG), the nation's leading home healthcare company, today announced that it has repurchased approximately 7.3 million shares of its outstanding common stock pursuant to an accelerated share repurchase agreement with Citigroup. The transaction was effected on November 7, 2005, at a price per share of $23.83 for a total purchase price of $175 million. The repurchases are part of the company's previously announced $250 million share repurchase program.
Immediatek's DiscLive to Roll Out iPod Delivery
DALLAS, Nov. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Immediatek's (OTCBB:ITEK) DiscLive, the independent leader in recording live content and making it available immediately after the event, announced today that it will be implementing a long awaited digital delivery solution to those fans who have Apple Computer's popular iPod digital media players, in addition to its usual high-end CD and DVD products. The first content scheduled to be delivered directly to iPod will be from panel discussions at the Hollywood Reporter/Billboard Film & TV Music Conference, through DiscLive's exclusive B2B conference recording agreement with Billboard.
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.
Myles Itkin to Present at the Bank of America Energy Conference
NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE:OSG) today announced that Myles Itkin, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Bank of America Energy Conference at 2:00 p.m. ET on Monday, November 14, 2005. The conference will be held at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, in Boca Raton, Florida.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
High-Speed Internet, Voice And Safety Services In One Unit, EMS SATCOM Announces HSD-440 High-Speed Data Terminal
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, EMS SATCOM, a division of EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG), announced its single-unit, high-speed Internet, voice and safety services satellite communications terminal -- the eNfusion HSD-440. The eNfusion HSD-440 will be unveiled at NBAA 2005, the National Business Aviation Association conference and trade show.
Forte Capital Partners
Status Quo Order Executed by Delaware Chancery Court on SmartVideo
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Forte' Capital Partners announced today that the Delaware Chancery Court has granted its request for a Status Quo Order (SQO) on SmartVideo Technologies (OTCBB:SMVD). The SQO prohibits SmartVideo's current management from taking any actions outside the ordinary course of business without giving prior written notice to Forte' Capital Partners. Prior notice will be required for such actions as issuance of additional shares, raising of equity capital, or selling all or substantially all of the company's stock or assets. In addition, the SQO requires SmartVideo to preserve the business records and assets of the Company, leaves the incumbent management in place, and bars communication between Forte' Capital Partners and SmartVideo.
Empire Global Corp.
Empire Global Corp. to Acquire Excel Empire Limited
THORNHILL, Ontario, Nov. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Empire Global Corp. (OTCBB:EMGL) (the "Company") announced today that it has entered into a Plan of Merger and Reorganization Agreement with Excel Empire Limited, a British Virgin Islands Corporation ("Excel") whereby Empire Global Corp. ("Empire"), will acquire 100% of the capital stock of Excel through the issuance of 36,400,000 Restricted Shares of Common Stock of Empire Global Corp.