Stock Begins Trading March 1, 2005
is a press release from Robert Sillerman's group regarding
the start of stock trading for CKX, EPE's new parent company.
announcements regarding the new partnership are archived here
Links are found in the special FAQ item about the partnership.
Entertainment Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a CKX, Inc. Approved for
Listing on Nasdaq National Market System Company Will Trade
under Ticker 'CKXE' Effective March 1, 2005 NEW YORK, Feb.
28 -- Sports Entertainment Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a CKX, Inc.
(OTC Bulletin Board: SPEA) announced today that it has been
approved for listing on the Nasdaq National Market System
(NMS). The Company will begin trading on the NMS on March
1, 2005 under the ticker symbol "CKXE." To celebrate the occasion,
Robert F.X. Sillerman, the company's Chairman, President and
Chief Executive Officer will ring the opening bell that morning.
are extremely excited to be listed on the Nasdaq National
Market," aid Mr. Sillerman. "We believe this listing makes
tremendous sense, as Nasdaq is home to some of the most creative
and innovative companies in the world."
Company is engaged in the ownership, development and commercial
utilization of entertainment content and plans to make strategic
acquisitions of, or partner or align with, individuals or
companies that control various forms of pre-existing content,
whether or not such content has been fully developed or all
revenue streams have been fully explored. The Company recently
completed the acquisition of an 85% interest in entities which
own the name, image and likeness of Elvis Presley and own
or have the right to use and benefit from assets and revenue
streams associated with the Presley name and assets.
Company is presently conducting business under the name "CKX"
and intends to seek shareholder approval to change its name
to "CKX, Inc."
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