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KTA Capital Advises SpringTree Global Investors on an AU$25.5 Million Investment in Prima BioMed Ltd

SpringTree Special Opportunities Fund, LP ("SpringTree") announced today its AU$25,500,000 investment in Prima BioMed Ltd (ASX:PRR), an Australian Securities Exchange-listed oncology biotechnology company. KTA Capital acted as the exclusive financial advisor to SpringTree's general part...

New RISI Report Analyzes South American Tree Farm and Biomass Energy Investment Opportunities

BEDFORD, Mass., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the publication of the South American Tree Farm Update: Opportunities for Investment in Forest Industry and Biomass Energy Plantations . This new study upda...

Cord Blood America Secured $7.5 Million Investment For Series A Preferred Stock

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), one of the largest umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation companies ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nati...

Celtic Pharma Holdings Announces Investment in Novacta Biosystems Limited

ST PETER PORT, Guernsey and LONDON, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- - GBP13.1 Million Funding to Drive Novel Antibiotics Platform Addressing Areas of Major Unmet Need, Including Hospital Acquired Infections C. Difficile and MRSA Celtic Pharma Holdings Advisors LLP ("CPHA"), the advisor to...

Optimal Reading Services Group, Inc. Receives Investment from Health Evolution Partners

Investment Positions Optimal for Expansion in Medical Imaging Management For Hospitals, Clinics and Radiology Groups BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimal Reading Services Group, Inc., a US-based, leading provider of medical imaging optimization services for hospitals, imaging c...

Clarient Completes Second Tranche of Private Placement of Convertible Preferred Stock With Oak Investment Partners

$40 Million in Total Proceeds Retire Safeguard Mezzanine Debt Facility; Support Profitable Growth ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Clarient , Inc. (Nasdaq: CLRT ), a premier anatomic pathology and molecular testing services resource for pathologists, oncologists and ...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals' CEO Ted Schroeder to Present at Two Investment Conferences During the Month of May 2009

SAN DIEGO, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CADX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on in-licensing, developing and commercializing proprietary product candidates principally for use in the hospital setting, announced today that the company's President a...

Venture Capital Veteran John Brooks Joins Life Science Investment Bank Johnston Blakely & Company

BOSTON, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnston Blakely & Company, LLC, a Boston-based life science investment bank, is pleased to announce that John L. Brooks, III has joined the firm as senior advisor. In this role, Mr. Brooks will participate with the firm on internal and client-related activities ...

Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. Gets Updated Stock Recommendation By KonLin Investment Letter

SAN DIEGO, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMSN), a San Diego-based biotechnology company, today announced that it has received an updated stock buy recommendation from the KonLin Letter, a New York-based investment newsletter ( www.konlin....

InSightec Ltd. Announces US$15 Million Investment Round

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- InSightec Ltd. reported today that it has closed an internal round of financing totaling US$15 million from its existing investors. Elbit Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: EMITF ) ("EI") has invested US$7.5M on March 18, 2009. Additional US$7.5M woul...

Oppenheimer Announces the Addition of Several Recent Senior Hires in Investment Banking

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., a unit of Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., is pleased to announce the addition of several recent senior hires in the Investment Banking Department. Brian A. McCarthy has joined the firm as the Head of our Healthcare Investment Banking...

Monsanto's Historic R&D Investment has Contributed to Mid-20s Gross Profit Growth for Its Seeds and Genomics Segment

Drought-Tolerance Technology Crosses Another Key Regulatory Milestone LONDON, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto's historic investment in research and development in breeding and biotechnology has contributed to a 24 percent compound annual growth rate for the company's Seeds and G...

GlycoVaxyn AG Raises CHF 25 Million in Financing Led by Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners

SCHLIEREN, Switzerland, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- - Proceeds to Facilitate Clinical Development of Lead Conjugate Vaccine GlycoVaxyn, a pioneer in the development of innovative conjugated vaccines, today announced the successful closing of a CHF25 million (ca. US$22 million, EUR17 ...

The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Starts 2009 With Investment Momentum

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG), the premier life sciences seed and early-stage investor in western Pennsylvania, has surpassed the $13 million mark in committed investments. The PLSG's $13.2 million in direct investments in nearly 60 companies ha...

Chronic Lung Disease - Axentis Pharma Attracts Investment Interest

ZURICH, February 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Axentis Pharma AG is to present its recent successes in developing and financing a new therapeutic formulation for treating chronic lung disease at the 2nd Annual European Life Science CEO Forum in Zurich, Switzerland. This invited talk comes just three weeks...

Advanced Instruments Makes Strategic Investment in Cantimer, Inc.

Companies to Collaborate on Next Generation Laboratory Instruments MENLO PARK, Calif. and NORWOOD, Mass., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantimer, Inc. and Advanced Instruments, Inc. today jointly announced that Advanced Instruments Inc. has made a $1 Million equity investment in Cantimer. The two ...

XTENT to Retain Investment Bank to Pursue Strategic Alternatives

MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XTENT, Inc. (Nasdaq: XTNT ) today announced that it plans to engage an investment bank to help the company pursue strategic alternatives which may include the sale of some or all of the company's assets or other types of merger or acquisition...

Progentix Orthobiology and NuVasive Sign Investment Agreement

BILTHOVEN, The Netherlands, January 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Progentix Orthobiology B.V. announced today that it has closed an investment agreement with NuVasive, a medical device company focused on developing products for minimally disruptive surgical treatments for the spine. Under the terms of th...

Biotechnology Veteran Michael Webb Joins Boston-based Investment Bank as Senior Advisor

BOSTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnston Blakely & Company, LLC, a Boston-based life science investment bank, is pleased to announce that Michael D. Webb has joined the firm as senior advisor. In this role, Mr. Webb will participate with the firm on internal and client-related activities ...

Houlihan Smith Arranges Non-Control Equity Investment Into Sottera, Inc., dba NJOY, by Miri Pharma, Inc.

CHICAGO and PHOENIX, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Houlihan Smith & Co., Inc. acted as the exclusive advisor in arranging a non-control equity investment into Sottera, Inc. d/b/a NJOY, as announced by Charles Botchway, Group Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Houlihan Smith & Company, Inc...

Norton & Associates Inc. Adds $3bnUSD Commercial Real Estate Investment P & L Management Holding Group; US Property Portfolio Inc.

Robert H. Norton, MBA, PE, President of Norton & Associates with Divisions in NORTECH Realty, Investment, and Carbon Technology Management with the Carbon Credit Today. The group's announcement of a new holding corporation, US Property Portfolio, private equity land investments and the acqu...

Health Robotics Announces $60M Investment by Devon International Group and ITOCHU Inc. in the CytoCare(TM) and i.v.Station(TM PENDING) Robots

BOZEN, Italy, November 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Devon International Group (DIG) and its strategic partner ITOCHU International, Inc., whereby DIG and ITOCHU have acquired the exclusive rights to manufacture, market, sub-l...

North Carolina's Biotechnology Investment Tops Billion-Dollar Mark; Battelle Study Quantifies Economic Dividends and Jobs

Total impact of NC's biotechnology sector is $45.8 billion, 180,007 jobs RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina has invested more than $1 billion in its expanding biotechnology enterprise during the past 10 years, and the annual economic impact exc...

Genomic Health to Present at Stephens Fall Investment Conference

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX ) today announced that Randy Scott, Ph.D., Genomic Health's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Stephens Fall Investment Conference in New York on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 11:...

South Africa's Minister of Minerals and Energy Welcomes Denham Capital Investment in BioTherm Energy to Develop Power Generation Business

Partnership will help alleviate South African power crisis JOHANNESBURG, South Africa and BOSTON Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Denham Capital, a leading energy-focused global private equity firm, announced today that it will invest equity of up to R1,5 billion (US $150 million, 95 million pounds St...

New Generation Biofuels CEO to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference

LAKE MARY, Fla., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGBF ), a renewable fuels provider, today announced that David Gillespie, President & CEO, is scheduled to present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference on Monday, November ...

Memory Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference

MONTVALE, N.J., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Memory Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: MEMY ) today announced that Michael Smith, Chief Financial Officer and Head of Business Development, will provide a company update at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference on Tuesday, Nov...

AMDL, Inc. New President & CEO Douglas MacLellan to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference November 12, 2008

TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ( http://www.amdl.com ) AMDL, Inc. (Amex: ADL ), a leading vertically-integrated pharmaceutical company with major operations in China and the U.S., today announced its newly appointed Chairman and CEO Mr. Douglas MacLellan will present at Rodm...

Access Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference

DALLAS, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Access Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ACCP) announced today that it will make a presentation at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference to be held November 10-12, 2008 at the New York Palace Hotel. Jeffrey B. Davis, CEO of A...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS ) announced today that it will present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 11:35 a.m. EST (8:35 a.m. PST) at the New York Palace Hotel. Steve Worla...

The Female Health Company to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 10th Annual Global Investment Conference

Presentation Scheduled for November 11, 2008 at 9:55 a.m. EST CHICAGO, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Female Health Company (Amex: FHC ) today announced that O.B. Parrish, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, and Donna Felch, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Rodman & ...

Oncothyreon to present at Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference

SEATTLE, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (Nasdaq: ONTY) (TSX:ONY), a biotechnology company specializing in the development of innovative therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer, today announced that Robert Kirkman, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, is sched...

MannKind to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference

VALENCIA, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq: MNKD ), focused on discovering, developing and commercializing treatments for diabetes and cancer, announced today that it will present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference on Monday, Novem...

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw 10th Annual Global Investment Conference

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners, Inc. (Nasdaq: CPRX ) a biopharmaceutical company that acquires or in-licenses, develops and commercializes prescription drugs for the treatment of drug addiction and obsessive compulsive disorders, today an...

Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference in New York City on November 11, 2008 at 12:00 p.m. EST

CHENGDU, China, Oct. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical, Co., Inc., (Amex: TPI ), a manufacturer and supplier of modernized traditional Chinese medicine ("TCM") based in Chengdu, China, today announced that the Company will present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global...

China Yingxia to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference

HARBIN, China, Oct. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Yingxia International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CYXI) ("China Yingxia" or "the Company"), a leading provider in the health and nutritional food industry engaged in the development, manufacture and distribution of nutritional food p...

AFFiRiS - MIG-Fonds Increases Investment by Euro 3 Million

VIENNA, Austria, September 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The successful progress of several vaccine programmes run by AFFiRiS GmbH has prompted investor MIG AG to increase its investment in the company. It has set up two new funds - MIG 5 and MIG 7 - to give private investors in Germany and Austria the o...

U.S. Genomics Inc. Receives $4.5 Million Investment from BD

- Enters Strategic Collaboration for Development of Novel Infectious Disease Diagnostic Platform - WOBURN, Mass., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Genomics today announced it has received a $4.5 million equity investment from BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) and that the c...

Gen-Probe to Webcast Presentation at the Bank of America 38th Annual Investment Conference

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO ) announced today that the Company will present at the Bank of America 38th Annual Investment Conference on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at approximately 8 a.m. Pacific Time. The presentation is scheduled to be ...

Abbott to Present at UBS 'Best of Americas' Investment Conference

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) will present at the UBS "Best of Americas" Investment Conference on Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, in London. John B. Thomas, vice president, Investor Relations, will make a formal presentation on the company at 2 a.m. Central ...
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