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NorthStar Realty Finance Corp.
N-Star Real Estate CDO II, Ltd. Classes Upgraded and Affirmed by Fitch Ratings
NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Fitch Ratings (Fitch) announced on September 14, 2005 its upgrade of five classes of notes and affirmation of four classes of notes issued by N-Star Real Estate CDO II, Ltd. and N-Star Real Estate CDO II Corp. (N-Star CDO II). NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NYSE:NRF) sponsored the securitization of N-Star CDO II in 2004 and owns the equity and the below investment grade notes. In addition, NorthStar selected the portfolio of securities and manages N-Star CDO II through its wholly-owned subsidiary, NS Advisors LLC (rated 'CAM2' by Fitch).
NorthStar Realty Finance Corp.
NorthStar Prices Fifth Collateralized Debt Offering
NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. (NYSE:NRF) announced the pricing on September 13, 2005 of $500 million of collateralized debt obligations to be issued by two subsidiaries of NorthStar Realty Finance Corp. -- N-Star Real Estate CDO V Ltd. and N-Star Real Estate CDO V Corp. ("CDO V"). The offering is the fifth CDO issuance sponsored by NorthStar, bringing its assets under management to $2.3 billion.
Limelight Media Group Inc
Limelight Media Group Aggressively Pursues Digital Media Patents
SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Limelight Media Group, Inc. (OTCBB:LMMG), an innovator in the content, creation and management of out-of-home digital advertising and information networks, announced today that the company's IMPART subsidiary is taking an aggressive stance in its bid to own the patent rights to new digital media networking technology that it believes could fundamentally change how consumers interact with digital media, making it an even more viable communication medium.
Dobson Communications Corporation
Dobson Communications to Present at Conferences
OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dobson Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DCEL) today announced that Richard Sewell, treasurer, plans to present an overview of the Company's operations and strategy on Monday, Sept. 19, 2005 at 5 p.m. PT at the Bank of America 35th Annual Investment Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco. Bank of America plans to post the conference presentations at http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/bas/35th-annual-2005/id86118818.cfm.
Vodafone Sverige AB
New Vodafone 3G Mobile Phones in Stock in Time for Christmas
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vodafone Group today announces an extensive range of phones to bring 3G services to the mass market. The phones will be market in the run up to Christmas and the range is the best yet, with smaller and cutting edge design phones in several price categories. Vodafone Sweden will have 3G mobile phones in all price categories and indications are that many Swedes can look forward to receiving one in their Christmas stockings this year.
First Horizon National Corporation
First Horizon Bank Announces Launch of Children's Financial Literacy Program
MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- First Horizon Bank announces today the launch of "Super Star Savings," a program aimed at educating parents, teachers and children about the life-long value of financial literacy. The program provides tips to parents on teaching the value of saving and encourages kids to learn the benefits of saving. By opening a new First Horizon savings account with an initial deposit of $25 or more, children will receive an additional deposit of $25 from First Horizon. Once a month with a deposit from the account holder, First Horizon will add another $5 to these newly opened accounts, giving children the opportunity to earn up to an additional $60 in the first year.
Fidelity International Limited's Holdings in Metso to 5.00 Percent
HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 16, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Corporation has been informed about an increase in the holding of the Fidelity International Limited and its subsidiaries of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation. On September 14, 2005, Fidelity International Limited and its subsidiaries owned a total of 7,082,803 Metso shares, which corresponds to 5.00 percent of the paid up share capital and voting rights of Metso Corporation.