ADVISORY, Aug. 25, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: PRISA will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Juan Luis Cebrian, Chief Executive Officer of PRISA will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell. Joining him will be Robert Brazell, Chief Executive Officer of Talos Partners. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio. When: Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts: Matthew Bird President MUNCmedia (212) 699-0999 (office) (646) 401-1186 (mobile) Matt.Bird@muncmedia.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com
The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.
An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx
To obtain a high-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.
PRISA is the world's leading Spanish and Portuguese-language media group in the fields of education, information and entertainment. Present in 22 countries, it reaches 50 million users through its global brands El Pais, 40 Principales, Santillana and Alfaguara. Its presence in Brazil and Portugal and among the growing Hispanic community in the U.S. has given the group an Ibero-American dimension and has opened up a potential global market of 700 million people. In the fiscal year 2008, PRISA had an operating income of 4,001.35 million euros with an EBITDA of 948.34 million euros (up 21.6% over the previous year). The group employs more than 13,701 people throughout Europe and America.
PRISA operates in five main business areas: Education-Publishing, Press, Radio and Audiovisual plus the group's digital arm which works across each of these main areas. There are, furthermore, departments which deal with Distribution, Advertising, Real Estate, Corporate and Printing.
About Talos Partners:
Talos Partners is a Merchant Bank headquartered in New York City. Talos owns and operates several subsidiary companies including Talos Capital, Talos Pacific Real Estate, and various Talos Special Opportunity Funds. The company has offices in New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles and investment partners in Latin America and Europe. Talos is currently establishing offices in Hong Kong.
The firm is managed and operated by a renowned, diverse, accomplished group of business and government leaders with proven track records. Talos is often known for unique and creative investing and financial structure and strategic combination of assets or businesses. Talos' investment charter includes small, mid, and large cap companies with capital needs for growth or acquisition. www.talospartners.com
About NASDAQ OMX:
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,800 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North; and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs. NASDAQ OMX Group technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX Group exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com.
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