December 11, 1998 |
Trading was halted Thursday in Coyote Network Systems Inc. stock, a day after a financial Internet site wrote a story saying it couldn't find the company's biggest customer. Shares of Westlake Village-based Coyote sank 45% on Wednesday, to $7.81, after TheStreet.com published an article detailing its unsuccessful attempt to locate Crescent Communications Inc., which it said accounted for 75% of Coyote's fiscal second-quarter sales, as well as Crecent's chairman, Gene Curcio.
December 10, 1998 |
Shares of Coyote Network Systems Inc., a Westlake Village-based telecommunications company, plunged 45% on Wednesday after a popular financial Internet site published a story saying it could not locate the company's biggest customer. TheStreet.com, a Web site headed by oft-quoted Wall Street pundit James J. Cramer, wrote that despite extensive research, it could not find Crescent Communications Inc., which it said represented about 75% of Coyote's fiscal second-quarter sales.
March 24, 1998 |
Coyote Network Systems in Westlake Village has withdrawn its offer to acquire NUKO Information Systems of San Jose in a stock-for-stock deal announced Dec. 12. Officials said one reason the offer was withdrawn was because Coyote could not reach agreement on the transaction with NUKO's larger creditors and other interests. "We are disappointed that the acquisition of NUKO will not be completed,' said James J. Fiedler, Coyote chairman and chief executive officer.
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May 4, 1999
Coyote Network Systems of Westlake Village said it has canceled its proposed acquisition of Apollo Telecom Inc., citing recent downturns in Apollo's domestic market. In February, Coyote had announced a plan to buy Apollo for 350,000 shares of Coyote common stock. Coyote said it would continue to work with parent company Apollo KK of Tokyo, as an Asian distributor of Coyote products.
June 1, 2000 |
Coyote Network Systems, a Los Angeles telecommunications company, said Wednesday that it will merge with HomeAccess Microweb, an Irvine incubator company owned by the electric and water utility concern Duquesne Enterprises. The firms will combine to produce a new line of low-cost Internet appliances--essentially telephones with video screens--that will be distributed free to subscriber homes and small businesses.
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March 28, 2000
Coyote Network Systems Inc. in Westlake Village said it is seeking shareholder approval to change its name to Quentra Networks Inc. to better reflect its products and services. The company has also undergone management changes recently. Coyote Network Systems Inc. designs and produces next-generation telephone and Internet services and voice-over Internet protocol for the information and telecommunications industries.