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2014-05-08 08:33:36

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The trading session on Wednesday, May 07, 2014 ended on a mixed note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,518.54, up 0.72% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,067.67, down 0.32%. The S&P 500 finished the day 0.56% higher at 1,878.21. During the trading session, eight out of ten sectors finished on a positive note. Investor-Edge looks at some of...

2014-04-14 16:20:22

BETHESDA, Md., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital, Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACAS) ("American Capital") announced today that it has committed $71 million to support the acquisition of Luminator Technology Group ("Luminator") by Audax Group ("Audax"). Luminator is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly-engineered display, lighting and passenger communication systems for the global mass transportation market. Headquartered in Plano, TX, with additional operations in Denmark,...

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