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Song Networks Holding
Group Harjavalta Oy in Finland chooses Song Networks for supplying its multiservice network
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 27, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Song Networks Holding AB's (Stockholmsborsen:SONW) Finnish subsidiary Song Networks Oy has signed an agreement with Group Harjavalta Oy (Harjavalta-konserni) for the supply of a multiservice network solution. The network solution will connect the Group Harjavalta Oy's 82 offices in Finland. Song's multi service network also provides the company with access to Internet, Voice over IP (VoIP), hosting services and mobile services. With Song Mobile the employees of Group Harjavalta Oy get wireless access to the company's own network and Internet. The agreement extends over 3 years and the value is estimated to be 4-5 MEUR over this period.
Brodsky & Smith, LLC
Law Offices of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Advanced Marketing Services, Inc.
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Jan. 26, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law offices of Brodsky & Smith, LLC today announces that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of shareholders who purchased the common stock and other securities of Advanced Marketing Services, Inc. ("Advanced Marketing Services" or the "Company") (NYSE:MKT), between January 16, 1999 and January 13, 2004 inclusive (the "Class Period"). The class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.
Emerson Poynter LLP
Emerson Poynter LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Biopure Corporation -- BPUR
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 26, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emerson Poynter LLP, a securities and 401 K retirement plan class action trial law firm, announced today that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, on behalf of persons who purchased or otherwise acquired publicly traded securities of Biopure Corporation ("Biopure" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:BPUR) between March 17, 2003 and December 24, 2003, inclusive, (the "Class Period"). The lawsuit was filed against Biopure, Thomas A. Moore, Carl W. Rausch and Ronald F. Richards.
GB&T Bancshares, Inc.
GB&T Bancshares, Inc. to Acquire Southern Heritage Bancorp
GAINESVILLE, Ga., Jan. 26, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- GB&T Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GBTB) announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the merger of Southern Heritage Bancorp into GB&T Bancshares, Inc. (GB&T), a $940-million asset financial services organization, based in Gainesville, Ga. Southern Heritage Bancorp, headquartered in south Hall County, is the parent company of the $118-million Southern Heritage Bank, which was formed in January 1999 and today has three banking centers in Hall County. The combined assets of Southern Heritage and GB&T's flagship bank, Gainesville Bank & Trust, also located in Hall County, will exceed $500 million and significantly increase GB&T's deposit market share in that fast growing county. This will be GB&T's first acquisition within a market where it has existing banking operations. The merger is subject to approval of the shareholders of Southern Heritage Bancorp and bank regulators.