updated 2/22/2011 3:19:30 PM ET 2011-02-22T20:19:30

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Third Annual Spring Break for Wall Dinner Conference today announced that St. Elias Mines (TSX-V:SLI) and BankAtlantic Bancorp (NYSE:BBX) are scheduled to present on Thursday, March 3rd, 2011.

Hosted by LDV Capital Management ( http://www.LdvCapitalManagement.com ), the event will be held at Deer Creek Country Club, 2801 Country Club Blvd., Deerfield Beach, FL., beginning with the cocktail hour at 5:00 p.m.

"High powered money managers, private equity investors and executives, from all over the United States, are expected to congregate upon Deer Creek Country Club, on March 3rd, in sunny Deerfield Beach, Florida, to hear both a financial institution (NYSE:BBX) and a junior gold mining company (TSX-V:SLI) discuss the world and local economies," commented LDV Capital Management Founder and President, James DePelisi. "BankAtlantic Bancorp and St. Elias Mines will also both be making corporate presentations about their publicly traded companies.

"In a time when the world economy is spoken about on a daily basis, and the price of gold is at record highs, it is good to know that gold mining and development companies, such as St. Elias Mines (TSX-V:SLI), are at the forefront of prominent global 'junior gold mining' companies operating in different parts of the world. St. Elias Mines has their thumbprint on nine mines in the countries of Peru, Portugal and Canada.   They are a perfect fit for the Spring Break for Wall Street agenda on Thursday, March 3rd." 

Mr. DePelisi further commented, "BankAtlantic Bancorp (NYSE:BBX) has been a prominent financial institution in South Florida for nearly 59 years. I am looking forward to hearing their corporate presentation; not only regarding their company, but also to garner insight of where our local economy and that of the Sunshine State may be trending."

Call 954-572-7988 to RSVP. People interested in attending should pre- register to receive complimentary admission. 

For Complimentary Registration Click:
http://WallStreetSpringBreak.EventBrite.com
(Check box:  Special Guests of LDV)

ABOUT ST. ELIAS MINES, LTD: St.Elias Mines Ltd (TSX-V:SLI), headquartered in Vancouver B.C., founded 13 years ago by President and CEO Lori McClenahan, is a gold mining development company with core mineral properties in Peru and British Columbia which includes six highly perspective properties in British Columbia and three properties in Peru, including  the Tesoro Gold Project  in southern Peru . The Company is planning drill programs on several projects including the TESORO Gold Project. To date, more than 70 gold deposits have been exploited in this region since as early as the 17th century. As of January 2006, the Company had recovered 74.4 ounces of gold from an initial 53.7 tonne bulk sample processed at the Dynacor mill. St Elias' shareholder base approximate is 3,000 in B.C., Europe, U.S. and Asia. (http://www.steliasmines.com/). 

ABOUT BANKATLANTIC BANCORP: BankAtlantic Bancorp (NYSE:BBX) is a bank holding company and the parent company of BankAtlantic. BankAtlantic, Florida's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the largest financial institutions headquartered in Florida.  BankAtlantic was rated as having the "Highest in Customer Satisfaction in Florida for Retail Banking" based on the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 Retail Banking Satisfaction Study™. Via its broad network of community branches and conveniently located ATMs, BankAtlantic provides a full line of personal, small business and commercial banking products and services.  BankAtlantic is open 7 days a week and offers extended weekday hours, Online Banking & Bill Pay, a 7-Day Customer Service Center, Change Exchange coin counters, as well as retail and business checking accounts. Member FDIC. For further information, please visit www.BankAtlantic.com

ABOUT LDV CAPITAL MANAGEMENT: LDV Capital Management is a Registered Investment Advisory firm licensed with the state of Florida specializing in Financial Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions, Fairness Opinions and Investment Banking.   It's President and Founder is James DePelisi. Mr. DePelisi is also the President of the 45 year old Stock and Bond Club of South Florida (www.SBCSF.org). The Stock & Bond Club of South Florida dinner association is one of largest investment advisor associations in Florida. Over 150 companies have presented before its assembly in the past 16 years, including notable companies: Aflac (http://www.aflac.com); Gold Corp (http://www.goldcorp.com); Cemex (http://www.cemex.com); and Novartis (http://www.novartis.com). General Electric (www.ge.com) and BB&T (www.bbandt.com) have been the two companies to recently present before the Stock & Bond Club assembly in 2011, thus far.

DISCLAIMER: LDV Capital Management is a Registered Investment Advisory firm licensed with the State of Florida. The information herein is not a solicitation to invest, but simply public information compiled from Yahoo Finance, a company press release and information from the company's web site. Information is believed to be reliable, but makes no representation to its accuracy or completeness. LDV does not recommend, warrant, or guarantee the success of any action taken in reliance on statements made in this news release or by any company presentations at the Conference. Due-diligence and professional advice should be sought before making any investment decisions. LDV, nor any of its principles or employees do not hold any stock positions in any of the companies mentioned above.

CONTACT: LDV Capital Management:
         Tel:  954-746-3117
         Email: Jim@LdvCapitalManagement.com

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