Sept 9 (Reuters) - Ballantyne Strong Inc
* Acquires common shares of Itasca Capital Ltd.
* Beneficially owns and exercises control over an aggregate of 7 million shares, of 21.8 million issued and outstanding common shares of Itasca
* Acquired indirect ownership of an aggregate of 465,500 common shares of Itasca Capital through open market purchases on TSX-V market
* Co paid average of cad $0.675 per share for recently acquired shares for total consideration of cad $314,129 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: