SOURCE: LDV Capital Management

June 16, 2008 09:32 ET

China Companies Lead the Way at the June 17th Growth and Value Conference

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwire - June 16, 2008) - From China to Wall Street, to your street, three Chinese companies -- China Direct (NASDAQ: CDS), Dragon International Group (OTCBB: DRGG) and China America Holdings (OTCBB: CAAH) -- will be the attraction, Tuesday, June 17th, at the Embassy Suites Hotel, in Boca Raton, for the Summer Growth and Value Investor Conference.

The "Sunshine on Wall Street" conference will feature publicly traded companies from around the nation, offering a rare, inside look into the core of their strategies, strength of management and the potential for profit.

"Attendees and presenters at our conference in February gave us positive feedback, and we expect a repeat performance," said registered investment advisor Jim DePelisi, who sponsors the event.

The conference begins at 4 p.m. with an hour-long social networking cocktail reception. Corporate presentations run from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

At each session, attendees will hear informative presentations from each company's Chief Executive Officer and senior executive management, followed by question and answer sessions. Further, one-on-one opportunities are available with the CEOs and executives.

Three of the four top presenters are Chinese-related companies:

Hometown based China Direct (NASDAQ: CDS) has been one of the success stories of the year. They just reported their first quarter earnings in May and they had impressive numbers: Revenues for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008 was $59.97 million, a 91% increase as compared to revenues of $30.94 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2007. China Direct, Inc. is a diversified management and advisory services organization headquartered in the U.S. providing management services to acquire controlling interests in entities operating in China.

Dragon International Group Corp. (OTCBB: DRGG) is one of China's manufacturers and distributors of specialty paper products and packaging materials. DRGG has a distribution network covering east and central China. The Company and its subsidiaries have cultivated strategic relationships with several of the world's largest and most well-known manufacturers of paper and specialty packaging products. Dragon International Group Reported Financial Results for the First Nine Months of Fiscal 2008 exceeding $33 million. Net Income Exceeded $2.7 Million for First Nine Months of Fiscal 2008; Net Income of $0.02 per basic share was reported for the first nine months of Fiscal 2008.

China America Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CAAH) is a global holdings company with operations in the U.S. and China. China America Holdings has two operating divisions: 1) Shanghai Aohong Chemical Co., based in Shanghai, China, is a distributor of assorted liquid coolants; 2) Sense Technologies, Inc., based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, is a leading provider of biometric solutions, and micro-sensor identification systems for Homeland Security. China American Holdings, just recently reported on May 19th the results of operations for the first quarter of 2008 ending March 31, 2008. The Company reported revenue of $6,507,477 in the first quarter of 2008 as compared to $32,517 for 2007.

Finally, SouthernStar Oil Corporation, based out of Solana Beach, California, is an exploration company that has just recently acquired a major oil development project in California. With the demand of energy and the price of oil soaring to new highs, SouthernStar Oil Corporation will address some of these issues, as well as what they are doing as an entity, to make a difference.

Attendance is free. Complimentary food and beverages will be served at the event.

Presenter schedule:

5:30 p.m.                      China Direct, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDS)

6:10 p.m.                      Dragon Intl. Group Corp. (OTCBB: DRGG)

6:50 p.m.                      China America Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CAAH)

7:30 p.m.                      SouthernStar Oil Corporation


5:30 p.m.                      China America Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CAAH)

6:10 p.m.                      SouthernStar Oil Corporation

6:50 p.m.                      China Direct, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDS)

7:30 p.m.                      Dragon Intl. Group Corp. (OTCBB: DRGG)

Embassy Suites Boca Raton is located at 661 NW 53rd Street, Boca Raton, Florida 33334 (Yamato Road, just west of I-95.)

For additional information, one-on-one meeting requests, or media inquiries, please call James DePelisi at: 954-746-3117;; or email

About LDV Capital Management

LDV Capital Management is a Registered Investment Advisory firm, licensed with the State of Florida, specializing in Financial Advisory, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Valuations.

Its founder and President is James DePelisi, who hosts the daily financial radio program the "Investors Business Hour" on 740 WSBR radio, Fridays at 3 p.m.

Mr. DePelisi is also an adjunct finance professor at Broward Community College (BCC), and for the past 11 years has specialized in the areas of Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, Investment Advisory, and Public Safety.

He is also President of the Broward County Crime Commission.

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