Banking/Financial Service

Medley Global Advisors Adds to Strategist and Emerging Markets Teams

NEW YORK, May 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Medley Global Advisors, LLC (MGA), the leading independent provider of policy intelligence to hedge funds, asset managers, investment banks, and governments, announced today that it has hired Michael Schetzel as a Strategist for its Client Team and Gustav...

2007-05-09 12:00 1023

National Albanian American Council Strongly Condemns the Planned Attack on Fort Dix Army Base in New Jersey

WASHINGTON, May 9 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The National Albanian American Council (NAAC) issued the following statement. The National Albanian American Council (NAAC) strongly condemns the planned attack on Fort Dix Army Base by a group of people who reportedly plotted to attack the base,...

2007-05-09 17:59 747

Pay88 Closes Out 2006 Validating Online Multiplayer Game Business Model While Setting the Stage for Expansion in 2007

CHONGQING, China, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pay88 Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PAYI) announced today that it will continue to accelerate its growth initiative for the sale of prepaid online multiplayer game cards in 2007 through its wholly owned subsidiary, Chongqing Qianbao Technolo...

2007-05-08 20:40 820

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. Announces Monthly Net Revenues

Taipei, Taiwan, may 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (NYSE: ASX; TAIEX: 2311; "ASE" or the "Company"), announces its unaudited consolidated net revenues for April 2007. CONSOLIDATED NET REVENUES (UNAUDITED) ...

2007-05-08 17:30 597

'One Step Nearer to a World Free From Hunger'

The Hunger Project & XL Group launch 'The Pioneer Club' SINGAPORE, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Hunger Project and XL Results Foundation have joined forces to provide support for The Hunger Project's India Fund. The Pioneer Club is a new initiative launched by the Singapore based XL Gro...

2007-05-08 17:37 542

ING Explains F1's Inner Secrets #4: Formula One Isn't All That Complicated. The Team With the Fastest Car Usually Wins.

BEIJING, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- True to a point... but what are the key elements when it comes to creating a car that gives one team an edge over its adversaries? There is no single magic ingredient - were that the case, every team would buy it. Rather, it's a question of creating an eff...

2007-05-08 12:00 853

Vivo Ventures Announces the Closing of Vivo Ventures Fund VI, L.P., a $275M Life Science Venture Fund

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Vivo Ventures, LLC. announced the closing of Vivo Ventures Fund VI, L.P. (the "new Fund" or "Vivo VI") at $275 million, which brings the firm's total funds under management to more than $650 million. Drs. Frank Kung, Edgar Engleman and Albert C...

2007-05-07 17:00 1148

W.P. Stewart & Co., Ltd. Announces First Quarter 2007 Financial Results

A loss of $0.04 per share after non-recurring charges of $5.8 million or $0.12 per share (diluted) compared with first quarter 2006 earnings of $0.28 per share (diluted) Cash earnings were $0.14 per share (diluted) after non-recurring charges of $1.6 million or $0.03 per sh...

2007-05-03 20:00 797

International Lorain Holding, Inc. Utilizes APO(SM) Service to Go Public and Complete Private Financing

JUNAN COUNTY, China, May 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Millennium Quest, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("Millennium") (OTC Bulletin Board: MLQT.OB), announced the closing of a share exchange transaction with the shareholders of International Lorain Holding, Inc., a Cayman Islands company (...

2007-05-04 08:27 722

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. Increases Size of and Prices Initial Public Offering

GREENWICH, Conn., May 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: IBKR) today announced an increase in the size of the proposed initial public offering of shares of its Class A common stock from 34,500,000 shares to 40,000,000 shares and further announced the pricing of it...

2007-05-07 12:57 887

Trepp Enters Asian CMBS Market

NEW YORK, May 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Trepp LLC, the leading provider of CMBS and commercial mortgage information, analytics and technology to the global securities and investment management industry, today announced its expansion into the Asian CMBS market. Over the past year,...

2007-05-04 14:20 897

British American Tobacco plc: Quarterly Report to 31 March 2007

LONDON, May 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- SUMMARY THREE MONTHS 2007 2006 Change RESULTS Revenue GBP2,232m GBP2,297m -3% Profit from GBP684m GBP616m +11% operati...

2007-05-04 13:39 751

Pacific Internet Limited Announces Despatch of Offer to Purchase Document by Connect Holdings Limited

SINGAPORE, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors ("Board") of Pacific Internet Limited ("PacNet") wishes to inform its shareholders ("Shareholders") that Connect Holdings Limited (the "Offeror") had on May 2, 2007 announced that, further to its announcement of April 11,...

2007-05-03 00:45 645

Xinhua Finance Media Increases Market Share to Nearly 50% for Real Estate Ad Sales on Sina.com

BEIJING, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Xinhua Finance Media ("XFMedia"; Nasdaq: XFML), China’s leading diversified financial and entertainment media company, announced that its Advertising Group has increased its market share to nearly 50% for real estate ad sales on the Sina.com website, China...

2007-05-02 20:47 688

RINKER Announces Major New Quarry Operation in Las Vegas

SYDNEY, Australia, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rinker Group Limited ("Rinker") (ASX: RIN; NYSE: RIN) today announced a significant expansion to the group's US business in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a major new quarry operation that will lift aggregates production in that region by more...

2007-05-02 20:00 818

UMC Reports 2007 First Quarter Results

Anticipates a Gradual Recovery in 2Q07 TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- First Quarter 2007 Overview (Note 1): -- Revenue declined 11.8% sequentially to NT$23.03 billion (US$696 million) -- Net income was NT$1.46 billion (US$44 million) --...

2007-05-02 14:24 689

Connect Begins Voluntary Conditional Cash General Offer to Acquire Nasdaq-listed Pacific Internet

SINGAPORE, May 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Connect Holdings Limited (Connect) today announced that it has commenced its voluntary conditional cash general offer (the Offer) to acquire all the issued shares of Nasdaq-listed Pacific Internet Limited (Nasdaq: PCNTF; PacNet). The Offer is open...

2007-05-02 14:26 600

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. Increases Size of Proposed Initial Public Offering

GREENWICH, Conn., May 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (proposed NASDAQ Global Select Market Symbol: IBKR) today announced that it has filed an amendment to its registration statement on Form S-1, originally filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Nove...

2007-05-02 15:30 1108

Xinhua Finance Media Announces Financial Results for the First Quarter 2007

BEIJING, April 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Xinhua Finance Media ("XFMedia"; Nasdaq: XFML), China's leading diversified financial and entertainment media company, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2007. First Quarter 2007 Highli...

2007-04-30 20:00 709

Silicon Motion Announces Closing of its Acquisition of FCI, Inc.

Portfolio of Solutions for Mobile Devices Expanded TAIPEI, Taiwan, April 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (Nasdaq: SIMO), a leading fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops, and markets universally compatible, high-performance, low-power ...

2007-04-30 20:30 737