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Scania Makes Biggest Deal Ever in The Netherlands
SODERTALJE, Sweden, Dec. 27, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scania's (NYSE:SCVa) (NYSE:SCVb) Dutch distributor Beers Bedrijfsauto b.v. has signed a contract for delivery of a total of 560 tractor units during 2003 to Vos Logistics, which is one of Europe's largest haulage companies.
FiNet.com Appoints Grant Thornton as Independent Accountants
SAN RAMON, Calif., Dec. 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- FiNet.com, Inc. (OTCBB:FNCM) (the "Company" or "FiNet") announced today that the Company's Audit Committee and Board of Directors have appointed Grant Thornton LLP ("Grant Thornton") as independent accountants of the Company commencing December 17, 2002. Grant Thornton replaces FiNet's former accountants, Ernst & Young LLP ("Ernst & Young").
The Three Month Stockwinners.com Options Portfolio Doubles
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The following is an investment opinion issued by Stockwinners.com. Selections featured in recent Stockwinners.com http://www.STOCKWINNERS.com Option Picks postings registered an average short-term gain of 105 percent. In the three months ending December 20th, the equities research firm addressed the upward price potential of 256 publicly traded stock options. On average, the entire group was up 105 percent in eight days. The postings included one hundred sixty-one calls and ninety-five puts.
Dobson Communications Corporation
Dobson Communications and AT&T Wireless Reach Definitive Agreement to Exchange Properties in California, Alaska
OKLAHOMA CITY and REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dobson Communications Corporation (OTCBB:DCEL) and AT&T Wireless Services, Inc. (NYSE:AWE) announced today that the companies have signed a definitive agreement to exchange certain wireless properties. According to the agreement, Dobson will exchange its two remaining wireless properties in California for two AT&T Wireless properties in Alaska. In addition, AT&T Wireless will transfer to Dobson all of the Dobson Series AA preferred stock that it currently holds. The transaction remains subject to federal regulatory approvals and certain other conditions. This agreement concerns the same properties involved in the announcement made in October 2002.
Centocor Returns Rights to Anti-CD46 Antibody to Crucell
LEIDEN, The Netherlands, Dec. 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch antibody and vaccine company, Crucell N.V. (Nasdaq:CRXL) today announced that Centocor and Crucell have agreed not to advance the development of the anti-CD46 antibody for the treatment of cancer. Both companies decided that the time to market for the product candidate is longer than anticipated. All rights to the target and antibody are returned to Crucell.