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EQT completes the acquisition of Com Hem
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- EQT Northern Europe private equity fund has today completed the acquisition of Com Hem. Closing of the deal had been conditioned upon e.g. approvals from Swedish regulatory authorities, which now have been received. The Board of Directors will include Bengt Halse, Kjell Hellberg, Hakan Johansson, Thomas von Koch and Lars Weiss. Bengt Halse will be the Chairman of the Board.
Disposal of com hem Completed by TeliaSonera
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- TeliaSonera (Nasdaq:TLSN) (LSE:TLSNq) (Other OTC:SNEAF) (Other OTC:SNRAF) today, the Swedish Competition Authority has approved the disposal of com hem AB to EQT Northern Europe. The European Commission has previously approved the disposal. Following the approval of both the European Commission and the Swedish Competition Authority, TeliaSonera has now completed the disposal of com hem AB.
Volvo FH16 -- the Strongest Volvo Truck ever for Tomorrow's Efficient Transports
GOTEBORG, Sweden, June 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo Trucks (Nasdaq:VOLVY) (Other OTC:VOLVF) (Other OTC:VOLAFK) has today presented yet another new truck model. The investment in the new model amounts to about one billion Swedish kronor, largely focused on an entirely new 16-litre engine. The new Volvo FH16 is the most powerful, comfortable and safe truck that Volvo Trucks has ever built. The Volvo FH16 is tailor-made to streamline transport operations within the EU, where extended vehicle rig lengths and higher gross combination weights are a crucial step.
Trio signs order with a Vodafone company worth SEK 7.5 million regarding mobile office solutions
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trio signs yet again an order with a Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) company. The order is a breakthrough for Trio's solutions outside of Europe. The order means that Vodafone's Mobile office service is complemented with Trio Network Attendant, a sophisticated attendant workplace, call forwarding functions and message handling. The order is in line with Trio's strategy to focus on mature and highly penetrated mobile telephony markets.
ReadSoft Accelerates Business for the Australian Financial Industry
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- ReadSoft: State Super Financial Services (SSFS), one of Australia's leading financial planning and fund management organizations, has turned to ReadSoft to automate their document processing. This is another success story for ReadSoft in the Australian Finance & Banking Sector. Last year, a prestigious agreement was signed with another leading international financial services provider AMP. The SSFS deal is worth approximately 150,000 USD.