Christopher Columbus

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Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)

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Columbus's 1492 voyage was backed by the rulers of (A) Italy; (B) Spain; (C) Portugal.
In its 27 seasons, the orchestra has become a unique part of Columbus' arts and entertainment offering, featuring two guest artist series with over 2,500 subscribers and 28 concerts annually.
A list of the names of those directors and officers and descriptions of their interests in Columbus is contained in Columbus' preliminary proxy statement, as amended, which was filed with the SEC as of January 22, 2009, and will also be contained in Columbus' definitive proxy statement when it becomes available.
The IDE merger is subject to customary closing conditions, including (a) approval by Columbus stockholders of the acquisition of IDE pursuant to the merger agreement, (b) approval by Columbus stockholders of certain amendments to the certificate of incorporation of Columbus and (c) fewer than 30% of the shares of Columbus Common Stock issued in Columbus' initial public offering voting against the merger and demanding a cash conversion of their shares in accordance with Columbus' amended and restated certificate of incorporation.
Stockholders of Columbus and other interested persons are advised to read Columbus' preliminary proxy statement and, when available, definitive proxy statement in connection with the solicitation of proxies for the special meeting of Columbus stockholders to be held to approve the acquisition because these statements contain, or will contain once available, important information about IDE, Columbus and the proposed acquisition.
A list of the names of those directors and officers and descriptions of their interests in Columbus is contained in Columbus' preliminary proxy statement filed with the SEC, and will also be contained in Columbus' definitive proxy statement when it becomes available.
Columbus' initial public offering was declared effective May 18, 2007 and was consummated on May 21, 2007, resulting in net proceeds of approximately $109.
Such forward-looking statements, based upon the current beliefs and expectations of Columbus's management, are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from the forward looking statements.
As of the close of business on June 2, 2009, Columbus's share transfer books will close and the NYSE Amex will suspend trading.
At least eight other islands in the Bahamas have been proposed as the site of Columbus's initial landing.
Nearly 500 years after his historic voyage to the New World, Christopher Columbus's accepted point of arrival has shifted.
He highlights the significance of Columbus's first name -- "Christ Carrier" -- which to Las Casas meant that he was destined to introduce Christianity to the pagan Americas.
It consists of those sections of the Historia de las Indias that were drawn from Columbus's journal.
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