SOURCE: LDV Capital Management

June 19, 2008 09:38 ET

The Second 2008 Growth & Value Investor Conference Leaves Attendees Calling for an Encore

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwire - June 19, 2008) - The summer session of the 2008 Growth and Value -- Sunshine on Wall Street -- Investor Conference concluded June 17 after a successful program at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Boca Raton.

More than 170 accredited investors, financial advisors, stockbrokers and interested observers enjoyed complimentary food and beverages, and a rare opportunity to see and learn about some of the most exciting publicly held Chinese companies trading today.

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

"This is summer, and the conference still packed the house," said investment advisor Jim DePelisi, who sponsored the event. "The general consensus was that it was a resounding success."

DePelisi added he was looking forward to the next investor conference, tentatively scheduled for the fall of 2008.

"I saw many faces who attended the inaugural conference back in February," said John Fakler, a consultant with Media Logistics LLC in Coconut Creek. "The air of anticipation for the next conference was palpable."

Three of the four top presenters were Chinese-related companies. All four represent critical new business models in a challenging economic climate.

"This conference really hit home with the current economy and energy conditions in the world today," said DePelisi.

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. (CDS) 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.

The fourth presenter, 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.

For more information about upcoming events, 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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