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Photo Release -- Oakley Launches HIJINX Sunglass; Latest Addition to Company's 'SQUARE O' Eyewear Collection
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., June 4, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Oakley, Inc. (NYSE:OO) today announced the release of HIJINX(tm), the latest sunglass addition to the company's newly merchandised "SQUARE O" eyewear collection. Named after the distinctive icon that signs it, the SQUARE O eyewear collection is an expression of unique Oakley design inspired by the lifestyles of its athletes as well as their cultural influences including music, art and fashion. A signature edition of the new HIJINX(tm) style honors Bruce Irons, a renowned innovator of free surf, who joined the company's global surf team earlier this year.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
NASDAQ Announces Investor Analysis Service
NEW YORK, June 4, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. ("NASDAQ(r)") (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced plans to launch a new investor analytics service, Pinpoint Market Intelligence. NASDAQ, well regarded for its experience in applying innovative technology and the intelligent application of information for issuer companies, is offering this service through its Shareholder.com subsidiary.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation Announces Private Offering of $125,000,000 Senior Convertible Notes Due 2010 and $125,000,000 Senior Convertible Notes Due 2012
PLAINSBORO, N.J., June 4, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) announced today that it has commenced a private offering, subject to market conditions, of $125 million aggregate principal amount of senior convertible notes due 2010 and $125 million aggregate principal amount of senior convertible notes due 2012 (together, the "notes"). The Company intends to grant the initial purchasers options to purchase up to an additional $25 million aggregate principal amount of each series of notes, in each case within 13 days of the initial issuance of the notes. The notes will be senior, unsecured obligations of Integra, and, subject to certain designated events and other conditions, will be convertible into cash and shares of Integra's common stock or, at Integra's irrevocable election, shares of Integra's common stock. The interest rate, conversion rate and other terms of the notes will be determined by negotiations between Integra and the purchasers of the notes. Integra LifeSciences Corporation, a subsidiary of the Company, will guarantee the obligations of the Company under the notes.
Michigan Hearing Aid Society
Michigan Hearing Aid Society Begins Green Campaign
MIDLAND, Mich., June 4, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- On May 10, 2007, the State Board of the Michigan Hearing Aid Society approved an environmental program, to reduce and hopefully eliminate hearing aid batteries, which contain mercury, from reaching landfills in Michigan. It is believed to be the first plan of its type in the U.S. The initiative was announced by Ed Deneau, president of the Society, which represents hearing aid dispensers statewide.