BRIEF-Friedman Industries, Inc. elects Mike Taylor to the board of directors
* Friedman Industries-co's board voted to increase size of board from seven directors to eight directors, elected Michael J. Taylor to the board
NEW YORK Oct 31 Nanosphere Inc, a company developing diagnostic tests for a variety of medical conditions, on Wednesday raised $98 million with an initial public offering that priced at the bottom of a forecast range.
The 7-million share offering priced at $14 per share, compared with a forecast range of $14 to $16, according to an underwriter.
Underwriters, led by Credit Suisse (CS.N), have the option to purchase an additional 1 million shares to cover overallotments.
The Northbrook, Illinois-based company plans to list its shares on Nasdaq under the symbol "NSPH." NSPH.O (Reporting by Lilla Zuill)
WASHINGTON, Dec 7 A top sales executive of a canned tuna company, Walter Scott Cameron, has agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to fix the price of tuna, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.
* Twinleaf management llc reports 8.761 percent stake in truett-hurst inc as of dec. 6 - sec filing