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Proposal for Voluntary Conversion of Volvo Series A Shares to Series B Shares
GOTEBORG, Sweden, March 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of AB Volvo (Nasdaq:VOLVY) (Other OTC:VOLVF) has received a proposal requesting that the General Meeting approve the introduction of a program for the voluntary conversion of Series A shares into Series B shares. This would be motivated by the opportunity for the holders of Series A shares to take advantage of the somewhat higher price of Series B shares, while relinquishing the greater voting rights provided by Series A shares.
Interview Featuring Peter Riehl, President and CEO of Stellar International, is Showcased on SmallCapVoice.com
SAN DIEGO, March 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stellar International Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange:YYS) (OTCBB:SLRXF), a Canadian pharmaceutical developer and marketer of high quality, cost-effective products for select health care markets, today reported that Peter Riehl was recently featured in an interview by SmallCapVoice.com. The interview covers all of the latest news for Stellar and features Mr. Riehl's personal insights into the company's formation and growth to date. The Web cast is online at http://184.108.40.206/slrxf/slrxf.html.
Blyth, Inc. to Acquire Miles Kimball Company
GREENWICH, Conn., March 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leader in the home fragrance and decor industry, today announced that it intends to acquire Miles Kimball Company, a direct marketer of giftware, home decor and household convenience items, premium photo albums, frames and holiday cards. The agreement has been executed, and closing is expected in the next several weeks.
Witnet International, Inc.
Witnet to Launch New Products
TORONTO, March 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Witnet International, Inc. (OTCBB:WTNTE) (OTCBB:WTNT) announced today that it has completed development of its new wireless VoIP phone software and system. The Company plans to commercialize the technology starting in April.
Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in Securitas AB (publ)
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The shareholders in Securitas AB (Other OTC:SCTBF) are hereby invited to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, 2003, in "Vintertradgarden" at the Grand Hotel, entry via "Royal entre", Stallgatan 6. Registration for the General Meeting begins at 4:15 p.m.
Teleca Appoints New CFO
MALMO, Sweden, March 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Teleca today announced the appointment of Andreas Zartmann as new Chief Financial Officer effective from 7 May 2003.
Gyros AB and Kratos Analytical Collaboration a Success
UPPSALA, Sweden, March 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gyros AB today announced the success of their collaboration with Kratos Analytical, begun in May 2002. Users of the Axima-QIT(TM) and Axima-CFR(TM) plus line of mass spectrometry workstations will soon be able to benefit from using Gyrolab(TM) MALDI for sample preparation prior to analysis.