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Novartis Announces Leadership of New Vaccines and Diagnostics Business
BASEL, Switzerland, Nov. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Novartis (NYSE:NVS) announced today that it has designated Dr. Joerg Reinhardt, currently Global Head of Pharma Development, to become CEO of a new Novartis division that will combine Chiron Corporation's (Nasdaq:CHIR) vaccines and diagnostics business, pending regulatory and shareholder approvals. In this new role, Dr. Reinhardt will report directly to Dr. Daniel Vasella, the Chairman and CEO of Novartis.
Pharming Group N.V.
Pharming Announces Results for First Nine Months 2005
LEIDEN, Netherlands, Nov. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Highlights: upcoming product filings, licensing progress and pipeline expansion. Pharming Group N.V. ("Pharming" or "the Company") (Euronext: PHARM) (PHARM.AS) announced today its financial results for the third quarter of 2005 and for the first nine months ended September 30, 2005. The Company highlighted upcoming product filings for recombinant human C1 inhibitor (rhC1INH) and its human lactoferrin product (rhLF), licensing progress and its pipeline expansion.
Microsemi to Acquire Advanced Power Technology, Inc.
IRVINE, Calif. and BEND, Ore., Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Microsemi Corporation ("Microsemi") (Nasdaq:MSCC) and Advanced Power Technology, Inc. ("APT") (Nasdaq:APTI) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement for Microsemi to acquire APT. With this acquisition, Microsemi, a world leader in the design and manufacture of high performance analog solutions and high reliability semiconductor solutions, expands its portfolio of analog mixed signal offering in the RF marketplace and also its high reliability offering in the defense/aerospace and medical marketplace.
Cubic Energy, Inc.
Cubic Energy, Inc. Initiates Re-Completions
DALLAS, Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cubic Energy, Inc. (OTCBB:QBIK) announced today that it will initiate additional completion work for behind pipe reserves in the Moseley 25 No.1 well and the Moseley 26 No.1 well in the Bethany Longstreet Field, DeSoto Parish, Louisiana.
United Online, Inc.
United Online Reports Third-Quarter 2005 Results and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNTD), a leading provider of consumer Internet subscription services, today reported results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2005. The company also announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20. The dividend is payable on November 30, 2005 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 11, 2005.