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TASER International, Inc.
TASER International, Inc. Announces Preliminary First Quarter Sales Results
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices announced that preliminary sales for first quarter 2007 are estimated at $15 million, the Company's largest first quarter sales in its history, exceeding Q1 2006 by over $1.1 million. However, three large customer purchase orders that were expected in the first quarter of 2007 were delayed.
Discovery Laboratories, Inc.
Discovery Labs to Raise $30 Million in Registered Direct Offering
WARRINGTON, Pa., April 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO) has obtained commitments to raise $30.2 million, before deducting placement agents' fees and offering expenses, in a registered direct offering. Under the terms of the transaction, Discovery will sell 14,050,000 shares of its common stock to a select group of institutional investors at a purchase price of $2.15 per share. The closing of the offering is expected to take place on April 5, 2007, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. All of the shares of common stock are being offered by Discovery pursuant to an effective registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Jefferies & Company, Inc. acted as lead placement agent and Lazard Capital Markets LLC served as co-placement agent for the transaction.
StockGuru.com Announces Profile Coverage of Hemisphere Gold
DALLAS, April 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- John Pentony, Publisher of StockGuru.com, announced today that the web site has initiated Profile Coverage of Hemisphere Gold Inc. (Pink Sheets:HPGI). Hemisphere Gold is in the business of exploration and acquisition of gold properties in some of the world's best gold districts. The Company's objective is to take advantage of high-yielding untapped mineral producing properties through exploration and acquisition. The Company's flagship property is in Suriname, a democratic country which has had mining operations since the 1700's. Suriname is an emerging major gold producer with international companies showing interest. Hemisphere is committed to maintaining environmental stewardship, occupational safety and corporate responsibility.