Sydney, June 3, 2008 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Microequities will be holding its annual "Rising Stars" Micro Cap conference on June 12th at the Sydney Hilton. The event will continue to focus on presenting profitable growing industrial companies in Australia's fertile equity market. This year's conference brings together some exciting companies from an array of industries, including Software, Mining services, Telecommunications, Media and Packaging.

The event will be held on Thursday 12th of June at the Sydney Hilton and will present eight profitable growing Micro Cap companies.

Investors wishing to attend the conference in person or requiring further information are encouraged to contact Microequities on +612-92327494 or email Further information is also available on the Microequities web site at

Profile of companies participating

QMASTOR ASX:QML (MINING SOFTWARE). QMASTOR is a technology company specialized in providing software solutions to the global mining, power generation, and bulk commodities industries. The company produces a number of software solutions including Pit to Port, Pit to Plant and Port Plant. The company has secured a number of significant deals recently including contracts with; Solid Energy New Zealand Ltd, Anglo Coal and a major Australian iron ore producer. QMastor produced a first half EBIT profit of $0.6 m AUD and its forward order position is now at a record level.

MOBILEACTIVE ASX:MBA (MEDIA). Mobileactive produces and distributes mobile phone content to Australian and international markets. The company has an extensive of library of content from different genres including music, games, video, information and graphics applications. Mobile Active's content is distributed to consumers through mobile telephones using Mobileactive's own propriety technology, which can be used in different markets and is easily scalable.

HANSEN TECHNOLOGIES ASX:HSN (IT). Hansen Technologies is a world leader in billing systems software for the utilities and telecommunications industries. The company also provides outsourcing and facilities management solutions to a wide range of market segments. The company posted a strong first half FY08 result with EBITDA from operations rising 117% from the previous corresponding period. Hansen Technologies has recently announced its intention to provide a return of capital of $0.02 per share to its shareholders.

COMTEL (TELECOMMUNICATIONS) ComTel Corporation Limited is an Australian owned mobile phone company that offers pre- and post-paid phone services via its network of MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operator), including Just Mobile, Reward Mobile, and Amichi. Its recent acquisition of Empowered Communications positions CMO as one of Australia's fastest growing telecommunications providers in the opt-in mobile advertising space. Comtel's management is expecting its operations to generate a forecasted EBITDA of $8 million for the 2008 financial year.

COLORPAK ASX:CKL (PACKAGING). Colorpak is a manufacturer of specialist packaging specializing in premium packaging sectors such as pharmaceutical, healthcare, cosmetics and consumer brands. The company maintains its competitive advantage by investing heavily in its manufacturing technology and maintains state of the art equipment across its plants. Colorpak's management is expecting a FY08 NPAT of between $6.0 and $6.4m implying a prospective PER of around 6.7X (based on $0.50 share price for Colorpak).

ALLOMAK ASX:AMA (AUTOMOTIVE). Allomak begun its corporate history focusing on the wholesale automotive aftermarket but through a series of acquisitions the company has expanded into ancillary automotive services such as smash repairs and petrol/LP Gas hybrid conversions. Whilst each of Allomak;s business operate under their respective brand name the company does instigate Co-operative sales initiatives and where possible undertakes joint buying and support activities. Allomak achieved a half year EBIT result of $2.6m on the back of $33.8m in revenues.

AUSMELT ASX:AET (MINING SERVICES). Ausmelt's propriety Top Submerged Lance (TSL) technology is a high intensity bath smelting technique that is applied to a wide range of non-ferrous, ferrous and precious metals resources. Ausmelt recently launched Ausmelt Minmet Metallurgical Laboratories, a business which provides metallurgical test services for the mining industry.

CLOVER CORPORATION ASX:CLV (FOOD SCIENCE). Clover Corporation is a life science company which develops innovative function food ingredients used to improve the nutritional qualities of a range of foods including infant nutrition and dietary supplements. Clover Corporation's wholly owned subsidiary, Nu-Mega Ingredients is a world class supplier of Omega-3 DHA sourced from tuna oil.


MicroEQUITIES is an Australian company established with a singular vision: to actively investigate and research investment opportunities in Micro Cap companies listed in the Australian Stock Exchange.

The company provides value adding professionally elaborated extensive research within an area of huge investment potential but poorly covered by Australia's investment banking community, the Micro Cap investment universe. Therefore, MicroEQUITIES's aim is to rebalance that information inequality, inform investors, and at the same time provide its clients with superior returns.

MICROEQUITIES PTY LTD is an Australian Financial Services licensee, which authorises the company to provide general investment advice on securities to retail and wholesale clients.

Disclaimer: This news release is provided for informational purposes and should not be construed as a solicitation or offer to buy or sell any securities or related financial instruments. Microequities has not independently verified the information contained in the document, which is derived from publicly available sources. Microequities assumes no responsibility for updating any advice or recommendation contained in this document or for correcting any error or admission, which may become apparent after the document has been issued..

MicroEquities does not give any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of advice or information contained in this document.

Additional disclosure: Microequities employees may hold securities in the above-mentioned company/ies.


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