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Rand Capital Corporation
Rand Capital Announces Second Quarter Results
BUFFALO, N.Y., July 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Rand Capital Corporation (Nasdaq:RAND) ("Rand"), a business development company (BDC) that provides capital and managerial expertise for small to medium-sized private companies, announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008. Rand's net asset value as of June 30, 2008 was $3.45 per share and Rand's total investment portfolio was valued at $26.5 million, which exceeds its cost basis of $13.5 million, reflecting $13 million in net unrealized appreciation.
Johnson Outdoors Inc.
Johnson Outdoors to Release Third Quarter 2008 Results on July 25, 2008
RACINE, Wis., July 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Johnson Outdoors Inc. (Nasdaq:JOUT), a global company engaged in the design, manufacture and marketing of branded outdoor recreation products, will release financial results for the third quarter of 2008 on Friday, July 25, 2008 before the New York Stock Exchange trading day begins. The Company will host a conference call and audio web cast shortly afterwards at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results and provide a Company update.
Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc.
Hampton Roads Bankshares Announces CFO Succession: Lorelle Fritsch Elected as Chief Financial Officer of Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc. and Bank of Hampton Roads
NORFOLK, Va., July 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:HMPR) today announced that Lorelle Fritsch, formerly the Chief Accounting Officer of its subsidiary, The Bank of Hampton Roads, has succeeded Donald W. Fulton, Jr., as Chief Financial Officer for both Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc. and The Bank of Hampton Roads, effective immediately. Fritsch was also elected by the Board of Directors for Hampton Roads Bankshares as a Senior Vice President and executive officer of the company. Fritsch remains a Senior Vice President of The Bank of Hampton Roads. Fulton will retire from both Hampton Roads Bankshares and The Bank of Hampton Roads as of July 31, 2008, but will remain associated with the company as a retained consultant to assist with the company's long term strategy and other related financial matters.
NASDAQ OMX to Introduce the NASDAQ OMX Ireland Index
NEW YORK, July 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announces it will introduce the NASDAQ OMX Ireland Index(sm) (Nasdaq:QIRL), a new global benchmark for NASDAQ OMX on July 28. The NASDAQ OMX Ireland Index will be a modified market-capitalization weighted index comprised of the largest and most liquid Irish companies that are listed on an index-eligible global exchange.
Heritage Oaks Bancorp
Heritage Oaks Bancorp to Present At KBW Community Bank Investor Conference
PASO ROBLES, Calif., July 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Heritage Oaks Bancorp (Nasdaq:HEOP), parent company of Heritage Oaks Bank, today announced plans to participate in the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Ninth Annual Community Bank Investor Conference. Lawrence P. Ward, President and CEO of Heritage Oaks, will present on July 30, 2008, at 4:00 p.m. EDT.
Toronto Mundiavocat 2008
Football World Cup for Lawyers, Toronto Mundiavocat Wishes to Thank Corporate Sponsors
TORONTO, July 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- While European soccer powers prepared for the commencement of the Euro 2008 Soccer Championships, 1500 lawyers, judges, and law students, comprising 75 teams from 35 countries, gathered together to battle for bragging rights as the world's best footballing lawyers. Alicante, Spain played host to the 14th Mundiavocat Lawyers World Football Cup, where the Toronto team, along with teams from Vancouver and Quebec, competed against teams from around the world for the right to be crowned as the best in the world.