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Landsbanki Islands hf
A Landsbanki Syndicated Credit Facility
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, July 5, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Banc of America Securities Limited (Coordinator and Bookrunner), BayernLB (Bookrunner), Deutsche Bank Luxembourg S.A., Lloyds TSB Bank plc (Bookrunner and Agent) and The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (Bookrunner) as Mandated Lead Arrangers are delighted to announce that they have been mandated by Landsbanki Islands hf, to arrange a EUR300,000,000 3- year Tranche A and Tranche B syndicated credit facility on their behalf. The senior stage of the syndication, which was launched to close relationship banks of Landsbanki on 14th June 2006, was very successful, with the following ten banks committing as Arrangers: Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Dresdner Bank, DZ Bank, Fortis Bank, HSBC, ING Bank, JP Morgan, SMBC and Societe Generale. This has resulted in oversubscribing the facility to EUR 500,000,000 prior to general syndication, which was launched on 28th June 2006. A bank meeting was held on Tuesday, July 4th in London.
RWI Racing and LifeLock Team Up Against Identity Theft
MOORESVILLE, N.C., July 5, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- LifeLock Identity Theft service, the nation's first and only service that prevents identity theft, and RWI Racing have teamed up to raise awareness to ID theft, a growing problem in America. Through the partnership, fans of RWI Racing may get identity theft protection from LifeLock at a discount by going to www.lifelock.com and signing up using the promotion code (RUSTY).
Market-Pulse.com Announces Trade Alert for Nuclear Solutions, Inc.
ATLANTA, July 5, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Market-Pulse.com announces its trade alert for Nuclear Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB:NSOL). According to Bernard R. Schmitt of Market Pulse, "The company just had excellent news out before Wednesday's opening bell announcing the expansion of its relationship with leading ethanol industry expert Douglas A. Durante to further its goal of simultaneously developing multiple ethanol production projects."
Citizens Communications Invests $1 Million in Juice Wireless, Inc.
NEW YORK, July 5, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Juice Wireless(tm) Inc., the award-winning market leader in mobile data applications, services and products, today announced that it has secured a $1 million strategic investment from leading Fortune 1000 company, Citizens Communications Company(tm) (NYSE:CZN), a full-service communications provider offering telephone, television and Internet products and services in rural areas and small and medium-sized towns and cities around the US under the name Frontier Communications Solutions.
Artificial Life, Inc.
Artificial Life, Inc. Announces Launch of Mobile Products in Poland
HONG KONG, July 5, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hong Kong-based Artificial Life, Inc. (OTCBB:ALIF) a leading provider of award winning mobile technology and applications, today announced it has signed a contract with Polish telecom carrier Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa to launch the 3G product "V-girl(tm) -- your virtual girlfriend" and other 3G and 2G content and games in Poland.
Bidville, Inc. Acquires DigiKidz, Inc.
BOCA RATON, Fla., July 5, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bidville, Inc. (Pink Sheets:BVLE), an innovative and growing Internet auction company and an alternative to eBay, has announced today that it has completed its acquisition of DigiKidz, Inc., a south Florida producer and marketer of personalized DVD products for children, and owner and operator of the Internet e-commerce website, www.digikidz.com. The pending transaction was announced March 21, 2006.
John H. Harland Company
Strunk & Associates and Harland Financial Solutions Form Alliance
ATLANTA, July 5, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Harland Financial Solutions' ULTRADATA(r) System for core processing now features Strunk & Associates' Overdraft Privilege(sm) program thanks to a new partnership between the two companies. Strunk & Associates, LP is a Houston-based financial institution advisory firm and leading provider of overdraft payment services for financial institutions. Harland Financial Solutions, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of John H. Harland Company (NYSE:JH).
Sitestar Acquires First Net Internet Access Subscribers
LYNCHBURG, Va., July 5, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sitestar Corporation (OTCBB:SYTE), a provider of residential and business Internet access and value-added computer services, today announced that it has purchased the dial-up subscriber base of FIRST NET, an Ohio-based Internet Service Provider (ISP). The acquisition is the third this year for Sitestar, following quickly upon the heels of the company's recent purchases of Colorado's Prolynx and Canada's NetRover.