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Kinnevik Interim Report 2004 1 January -- 31 March
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Industriforvaltnings AB Kinnevik net turnover for the first three months amounted to SEK 1,438 (1,496) million. - The underlying operating result amounted to SEK 264 (250) million. The operating profit, including income from corporate development of SEK 461 (190) million, amounted to SEK 725 (440) million. - Kinnevik's interest in the earnings of associate companies amounted to a net gain of SEK 2 (50) million. - Net result after taxes amounted to SEK 503 (246) million. - Earnings per share amounted to SEK 7.99 (3.91). - The market value of the Group's holdings of listed securities amounted to SEK 18,827 million at March 31, 2004. On April 21, the value was SEK 20,369 million, which means that the market value exceeded the book value of the Group's listed portfolio by SEK 8,530 million on that date.
Trelleborg Group Interim Report January -- March 2004
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Trelleborg Group showed a continued favorable sales and profit trend, with positive effects from the new business area, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions. The Group's net sales rose by 36 percent. Operating profit increased by 75 percent to SEK 406 M (232).
Medivir Interim Report Jan. 1 -- March 31, 2004
HUDDINGE, Sweden, April 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Medivir AB decided on 15 March 2004 to conduct a new share issue of approximately SEK 322m. The decision is conditional on approval by the shareholders' meeting.
Diamond Discoveries International
Diamond Discoveries Files 10-K Report
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, April 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Diamond Discoveries International Corp. (OTCBB:DMDD) is pleased to announce that it has filed its 10-KSB Report with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on April 14, 2004. The report can be viewed on Edgar Securities Filings at the following web address: http://www.atedgar.com/. Just search for DMDD on the search page.
Billerud: Interim Report January -- March 2004
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Billerud: this document is a translation of the original, published in Swedish. In cases of any discrepancies between the Swedish and English versions, or in any other context, the Swedish original shall have precedence.
COLT Telecom Group plc
COLT Appoints Tony Bates To Board Of Directors
LONDON, April 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- COLT Telecom Group plc (COLT), a leading European provider of business communication services and solutions, announced today a further strengthening of its senior management team with the appointment of Tony Bates to the Board of Directors and as Chief Administrative Officer with effect from 1 May 2004.