updated 4/26/2011 4:47:21 PM ET 2011-04-26T20:47:21

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 26, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LDV Capital Management's Spring Break for Wall Street Dinner Conference, along with the Stock and Bond Club of South Florida Dinner Association completed first quarter 2011 on a solid note. Over a 90 day period, more than 790 money manager's, investment advisor's, and private equity investor's, attended a total of nine dinner meetings, and heard corporate power-point presentations by 14 publicly traded companies. 

Participating presenting companies included, but were not limited to: BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT); General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE); Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE: LXP); NovaGold Resources Inc. (AMEX:NG); Statoil (NYSE:STO); Bank Atlantic Bancorp (NYSE:BBX); Delcath Systems Inc. (Nasdaq:DCTH); ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMEX:ANX); Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (AMEX: HEB); Infusytem Holdings, Inc. (AMEX:INFU); Aberdeen International, Inc. (TSX:AAB); Avion Gold Corporation (TSX:AVR); Sulliden Gold Corporation, Ltd. (TSX:SUE)

LDV Capital Management is a Registered Investment Advisory firm licensed with the state of Florida, specializing in Financial Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions, Fairness Opinions, Capital Formation, Corporate Restructuring and Financial Statement Analysis for Publicly Traded Companies Preparing for Audit. Its President/Founder, James DePelisi, is also the President of the 45 year old Stock and Bond Club of South Florida, one of the largest and most established investment advisory associations in Florida.   

Mr. DePelisi stated, "We definitely had a busy three months, led by presentations from five relevant New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) listed companies, and a cadre of several small cap companies." For more than 10 years, both LDV Capital Management and the Stock and Bond Club of South Florida have hosted more than 170 companies, in similar due diligence dinner forums. DePelisi remarked, "It was impressive to see the degree of information and industry insight rendered by the 14 presenting companies during the 2011 first quarter; and also at how well the companies were received by the 790+ investment professionals in attendance."

Heading into the second quarter of 2011, DePelisi hopes that the overall markets will continue to develop and take shape. "Our phone is certainly ringing more, as of late; but we make it clear to companies wishing to present….that we uphold a certain set of standards and criteria for seeking presenting companies….and it is these standards and criteria which makes our assembly so preferred," says DePelisi.

ABOUT LDV CAPITAL MANAGEMENT: Based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, LDV Capital Management (www.LdvCapitalManagement.com) is a Registered Investment Advisory firm licensed with the state of Florida specializing in Financial Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions, Fairness Opinions, Capital Formation, Corporate Structuring/Restructuring and Succession Planning.  LDV's services encompass: 1) Asset Management; 2) Financial Statement Analysis for Publicly Traded Companies Preparing for Audit; 3) Financial Advisory, Analysis and Preparation of SEC Registration Statements (S-1, S-3, Form 10); 4) Financial Advisory, Analysis and Preparation of Private Placement Memorandums (PPM).

ABOUT SPRING BREAK FOR WALL STREET: Hosted by LDV Capital Management, for three years running, Spring Break for Wall Street has branded itself as one of the premiere annual South Florida conferences during the month of March. Over 70 companies have presented, including popular New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) companies:  Aflac (http://www.aflac.com); Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. (http://www.agnico-eagle.com); Brandywine Realty Trust (http://www.brandywinerealty.com); Chico's FAS (http://www.chicosfas.com); Fidelity National Information Services (http://www.fisglobal.com) and Petrobras (http://www.petrobras.com.br).  Other smaller cap companies have included:  ATP Oil & Gas Corp. (http://www.atpog.com); Aurizon Mines Ltd. (http://www.aurizon.com); and Dreams, Inc. (http://www.dreamscorp.com). See: http://www.ldvcapitalmanagement.com/conferences.htm.

ABOUT THE STOCK AND BOND CLUB OF SOUTH FLORIDA: The 45 year old Stock & Bond Club of South Florida (www.SBCSF.org) Dinner Association is one of the largest and most established investment advisory associations in the state of Florida. Over 150 companies have presented before its assembly in the past 16 years, including NYSE listed companies: Aflac (http://www.aflac.com); BB&T Corporation (www.bbandt.com); Cemex (http://www.cemex.com); Colgate–Palmolive Company (www.colgate.com); Equity One, Inc. (http://www.equityone.net); Enerplus Corporation (http://www.enerplus.com); General Electric Co. (www.ge.com); General Motors Company (www.gm.com); Gold Corp, Inc. (http://www.goldcorp.com); McDonald's Corp (http://www.mcdonalds.com); Nokia Corporation (http://www.nokia.com); Novartis (http://www.novartis.com); Occidental Petroleum Corporation (http://www.oxy.com); SAP AG (http://www.sap.com); Statoil (www.statoil.com); Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. (www.tenn.gr); Tyson Foods, Inc. (http://www.tyson.com); Watsco, Inc. (www.watsco.com); and Yum! Brands, Inc. (http://www.yum.com).

DISCLAIMER: LDV Capital Management (LDV) is a Registered Investment Advisory firm licensed with the State of Florida. The Stock and Bond Club of South Florida is only an industry dinner association and is not registered with any state or federal securities regulatory authority. The information herein is not an endorsement, suggestion or solicitation to invest, but simply a summarization of recent and standard past dinner events. Information herein is public data, compiled from Yahoo Finance, a presenting company press release and/or a presenting 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 any Conference or Dinner. Due-diligence and professional advice should be sought before making any investment decisions regarding information mentioned in this press release or discussed at any dinner or conference. LDV and its principals DO own shares of stock in both General Electric (NYSE:GE) and Watsco (NYSE:WSO). 

CONTACT:  LDV Capital Management: 
          954-746-3117 
          954-572-7988
          www.LdvCapitalManagement.com
          Jim@ldvcapitalmanagement.com

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