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The Quaker Funds, Inc.
Quaker Funds Reach $1 Billion Milestone
MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 30, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quaker Funds, Inc. is proud to announce today that its family of mutual funds has reached $1 billion in assets under management. This asset growth represents a 46% increase over assets under management as of December 31, 2004.
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. Purchased 148,450 of its Common Shares
LONDON, United Kingdom, Nov. 30, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- London, England - November 30, 2005 - Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Nasdaq:SNSA) (Oslo Stock Exchange:SNI) announces that Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group Ltd. (SNTG), a 100% owned subsidiary of SNSA, purchased today 148,450 of SNSA Common Shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange at an average price of NOK 218.06 per share (approximately $32.36 at the current exchange rate). The shares were purchased in accordance with the repurchase program announced on August 25, 2005, authorizing Company to purchase up to $200 million worth of its Common Shares or related American Depositary Shares.Accordingly, in conformity with applicable Oslo Stock Exchange requirements, we report that Stolt-Nielsen S.A., through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group Ltd., after this transaction has the following ownership (in the aggregate) in Stolt-Nielsen S.A., whose Common Shares are secondarily listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange with primary listing (through ADS arrangements) in the United States:
The Cartoon Bank
The Cartoon Bank Launches All New Customized Executive Gifts for Holiday 2005
NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Building on the triple-digit growth of its corporate Custom Cartoon Book program, The New Yorker Magazine's Cartoon Bank has introduced a complete line of new executive gifts designed to bring smiles and fond feelings to VIPs this holiday season -- and all the new year long. The gifts leverage The Cartoon Bank's collection of 90,000 cartoons, allowing virtually any company to customize their gifts to their specific industry.
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz & Nobel, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Stone Energy, Corporation
HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 30, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Schatz & Nobel, P.C., which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana on behalf of all persons who purchased the common stock of Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE:SGY) between June 17, 2005 and October 6, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Kayser to Become President and Chief Executive Officer of SYSCO Food Services of Seattle, Inc.
HOUSTON, Nov. 30, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice marketer and distributor, announced today that Catherine Kayser has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Sysco Food Services of Seattle, Inc., a SYSCO subsidiary located in Kent, Washington. Ms. Kayser, who is currently executive vice president of the Seattle operation, will assume her new duties January 1, 2006. She succeeds current president and chief executive officer Robert M. Jenson, who will retire at the end of the calendar year following a distinguished 33-year career in the foodservice industry.