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Extract from CEO Bengt Halse's Address to Saab's Annual General Meeting, April 7, 2003
LINKOPING, Sweden, April 07, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Saab's President and CEO Bengt Halse gave in his address to Saab's Annual General Meeting in Linkoping today his perspective on Saab from the time the company again became independent in 1995 and the challenges facing the company. Ake Svensson, appointed new CEO effective July 14 this year, gave his view of Saab's strategy and future development.
Crew Gold Corporation
Crew Development: Nalunaq Gold Mine Granted 30-Year Exploitation License
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crew Development Corporation (Crew) (TSE:CRU) (OSLO:CRU) (Frankfurt:KNC) (Other OTC:CRWVF) is pleased to announce that the Governments of Greenland and Denmark have granted Nalunaq Gold Mine A/S (NGM) a 30-year mineral exploitation license for its Nalunaq gold deposit, located in Kirkespirdalen valley in southern Greenland. This is the first new mine in Greenland in over 30 years and is the country's first gold mine. Nalunaq Gold Mine A/S is owned 82.5% by Crew and 17.5% by its Greenlandic partner, Nunaminerals A/S, whose largest shareholder is the Government of Greenland.
Federal Security Protection Services Inc.
FSPS, Inc. and Valta Communications, Inc. Discontinue Acquisition Discussions
NEW ORLEANS, April 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Federal Security Protection Services, Inc. ("FSPS") (OTCBB:FSPS) announced that it is discontinuing further discussions with Valta Communications, Inc. ("Valta") to negotiate and consummate a tax-free stock exchange acquisition agreement. Michael Landers, Vice President of Finance of FSPS said, "As due diligence discussions with Valta continued, it became apparent that the acquisition would not be in the best interests of the FSPS shareholders. Management of FSPS continues looking for suitable mergers and acquisitions."
Cardo Annual General Meeting
MALMO, Sweden, April 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- At Cardo AB's annual general meeting today, the following members of the board were re-elected: Tuve Johannesson, Berthold Lindqvist, Fredrik Lundberg, Lennart Nilsson, Bengt Pettersson, Anders Rydin and Kjell Svensson.
Pharmacia to be delisted from Stockholmsborsen
STOCKHOLM, April 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pharmacia requested today that its shares be delisted from Stockholmsborsen due to the company's merger with Pfizer. The final date for trading in the shares will be Friday, April 11. Stockholmsborsen will offer trading in Pfizer shares, which will commence as soon as the exchange of depositary receipts in Pharmacia for Pfizer shares has been completed. According to the prospectus sent to Pharmacia shareholders, this will take approximately three weeks
Eyemakers, Inc., Signs Letter of Intent for Acquisition
DEL MAR, Calif., April 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Eyemakers, Inc., (Pink Sheets:EYEM) announces the signing of a letter of intent (LOI) with a public company that provides LASIK corrective eye surgery to its patients in the Southwest. This LOI sets the stage for Eyemakers to acquire a company which has projected 2003 revenues of over $2 million. The two companies are now in the process of finalizing a share purchase agreement which will be announced in coming weeks.