Hitt og þetta 30. apríl 2007

NewStar Financial, Inc. Updates Timing of its Release of Results for the Quarter Ended Mar

BOSTON, April 30, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- NewStar Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq:NEWS) announced today an update to the timing of its release of first quarter 2007 results and the schedule of its earnings call. NewStar will report results for the first quarter of 2007 on Thursday, May 3, 2007 after the markets close followed by a webcast/conference call to discuss the results at 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. The conference call was originally scheduled to take place at 10:00am (EST). All interested parties are invited to participate via telephone or webcast, which will be hosted through the Investor Relations section of our website at www.newstarfin.com. Please visit the website to register for the webcast and test your connection prior to the call. You can also access the conference call by dialing (800) 765-0709 approximately 5-10 minutes prior to the call. International callers should dial (913) 981-5564. All callers should reference "NewStar Financial Inc." For convenience, an archived replay of the call will be available through May 10, 2007 by dialing (888) 203-1112. International callers should call (719) 457-0820. For all replays, please use the passcode # 3471739. The audio replay will also be available through the Investor Relations section of our website at www.newstarfin.com. About NewStar Financial: NewStar Financial is a specialized commercial finance company focused principally on meeting the complex financing needs of customers in the middle market through our corporate, commercial real estate, and structured products groups. Our senior banking teams call directly on customers to provide advice and finance a range of strategic transactions that may require some combination of senior secured, second lien and mezzanine financing. NewStar typically works with customers with financing needs of up to $150 million and cash flow as low as $5 million. We target 'hold' positions of up to $35 million, but may also underwrite or arrange transactions up to $100 million for syndications to other lenders. We are headquartered in Boston MA, with regional offices in Darien CT, Chicago IL, San Francisco CA, San Diego CA, and Charleston SC. In December of 2006, NewStar completed an Initial Public Offering. The Company's shares trade on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol, NEWS. Please visit our website at www.newstarfin.com for more detailed transaction and contact information. CONTACT: NewStar Financial Robert K. Brown 500 Boylston Street, Suite 1600 Boston, MA 02116 617.848.2558 Fax: 617.848.4399 rbrown@newstarfin.com