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The Carlyle Group
Carlyle Group and Wilton Hill Acquire the Hilton Pasadena in California
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 10, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Global private equity firm The Carlyle Group announced today that a joint venture between affiliates of The Carlyle Group and of Wilton "Chick" Hill, President of Davidson Hotel Company, acquired the Hilton Pasadena in California on May 12, 2004. Davidson Hotel Company will assume all management responsibilities for the hotel, which will be operated under a franchise license agreement with Hilton Hotels Corporation. Financial terms were not disclosed.
QLogic to Present at Upcoming Conferences in New York and Laguna Beach
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 10, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the company that powers storage area networks (SANs), today announced that H.K. Desai, chairman, CEO and president, and Tony Massetti, vice president and CFO, will be presenting at investor conferences in New York and Laguna Beach next week. Desai and Massetti will present at the Bear Stearns 15th Annual Technology Conference held at the Grand Hyatt in New York City on Monday, June 14. The presentation is expected to begin at 11 a.m. Eastern Time. On Wednesday, June 16, both executives will be in Laguna Beach, Calif. to present at the Thomas Weisel Partners Growth Forum 6.0 Conference, held at the Montage Resort. The presentation is expected to begin at 9:20 a.m. Pacific Time.
Port of Houston Authority
Photo Release -- Port of Houston Authority Delivers Small Business Successes
HOUSTON, June 10, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) celebrated the second anniversary of the Small Business Development Program (SBDP) with a reception on Tuesday, June 8. More than 500 invited guests including participating SBDP vendors, representatives of the City of Houston, METRO, Houston Minority Business Council, U.S. Small Business Administration and the Women's Business Enterprise Alliance as well as several political and civic leaders attended the celebration at The Grand Room Downtown.
I'm Gonna Make Them Love You -- New Novel Explores Man's Motown Dreams
DERBY, England, June 10, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) --- Just about everyone has a lifelong dream. For George Reynolds that dream is to work for Motown Records, an aspiration that takes him across the Atlantic, from England to America, in the new book, I'm Gonna Make Them Love You! (now available through AuthorHouse), by Wayne G. Edwards.
Work Less, Make More -- Author Proposes New World Economic System
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill., June 10, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- According to "ABC News" and numerous independent studies, Americans work more and vacation less than citizens of any other industrialized nation in the world. This gung-ho, workaholic mentality may be stunting human progress, according to author Bob Blain, Ph.D., whose new book, The Most Wealth for the Least Work Through Cooperation (now available through AuthorHouse), suggests a radical change to economic standards and practices.
CALAMOS Asset Management, Inc.
CALAMOS Releases Monthly Closed-End Fund Portfolio Data
NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 10, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- CALAMOS INVESTMENTS has released the monthly portfolio data for May including asset allocation, quality allocation, representative holdings, sector weightings and other fund characteristics for the CALAMOS Convertible Opportunities and Income Fund (NYSE:CHI) (Cusip No.: 128117108), the CALAMOS Convertible and High Income Fund (NYSE:CHY) (Cusip No.: 12811P108) and the CALAMOS Strategic Total Return Fund (NYSE:CSQ) (Cusip No.: 128125101).