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Women First HealthCare, Inc.
Women First HealthCare Emphasizes Managed Care Wins at Banc of America Securities Healthcare Conference
SAN DIEGO, April 5, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Presenting at the Banc of America Securities Healthcare Conference in Las Vegas on Thursday, April 4, Women First HealthCare, Inc. (Nasdaq:WFHC) chairman, president and CEO Edward F. Calesa told attendees the Company has now secured three of the four largest Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) to support its lead product, Esclim(tm), a transdermal estrogen patch. Effective January 2002, AdvancePCS selected Esclim(tm) for its highest priority Performance Drug List. Effective March 2002, both Caremark Inc. and Express Scripts, Inc. selected Esclim(tm) in a preferred position. Collectively, this represents 150 million lives and $84 million in estimated total patch sales annually.
Neoware Systems Sponsors Citrix Big Tour
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., April 5, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware Systems (Nasdaq:NWRE), the leading supplier of award-winning software, services, and solutions for the Appliance Computing market and a Premier Member of the Citrix Business Alliance(tm)(CBA), today announced that it will demonstrate its new Capio family and recently acquired ThinSTAR thin client appliances as part of Citrix Big Tour 2002.
Tele2 Increases Stake in Finnish 3 G Ltd.
NEW YORK and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 5, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB, ("Tele2", "the Group") (Nasdaq:TLTOA) (Nasdaq:TLTOB) and (Stockholmsborsen:TEL2A) (Stockholmsborsen:TEL2B), the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company, today announces that it has increased its ownership in Finnish 3 G Ltd. from 20% to 27.44%. Finnish 3 G has one of the four 3G licenses in Finland and is co-owned by Finnet Group, among others.
Volvo Renews Employee Stock Option Program
GOTEBORG, Sweden, April 5, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of AB Volvo (Nasdaq:VOLVY) has decided that the employee stock option program already established for senior executives in the Volvo Group will be continued. As in the past, the stock option program will be performance related. No options were allotted for 2001.
MTG Radio Achieves Record Listening Figures
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 5, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB (Nasdaq:MTGNY), the international media group, today announced that MTG Radio has set new records with its latest listening figures, according to the most recent quarterly survey by Swedish research company RUAB. The number of people listening to RIX FM has increased by 7%, and listener numbers for Lugna Favoriter and Power Hit Radio are up 12% and 4% respectively. The highly successful RIX Morronzoo morning show reaches an unprecedented 446,000 listeners, representing a commercial share of listening of nearly 30% every morning.
Orkla: Notice of Annual General Meeting (with link)
OSLO, Norway, April 5, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The ordinary Annual General Meeting in Orkla ASA will be held at Festiviteten, Sandesundsveien 2, Sarpsborg, Norway, on Thursday, May 2, 2002 at 3.00 p.m. The notice will be sent to all shareholders together with the annual report in week 15 (week starting Monday, April 8).
Statement from the Annual General Meeting of PartnerTech AB (publ), April 4, 2002
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 5, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- In his address, at the PartnerTech AB (publ) Annual General Meeting, CEO Mikael Jonson declared that the company experienced weak demand in the first few months of 2002. He also informed the meeting that the integration of recently acquired Vellinge Electronics has got a good start and is expected to further strengthen PartnerTech's competitiveness.
Proposal for Composition of an 8-Member Board at AvestaPolarit
ESPOO, Finland, April 5, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- AvestaPolarit Oyj Abp's two largest shareholders, Outokumpu Oyj and Corus UK Ltd., jointly representing more than 50 per cent of the shares and votes in the Company, have informed the Company that Outokumpu and Corus have amended their existing Shareholders' Agreement regarding the initial AvestaPolarit Board composition and member nomination procedure.