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Nordea Close to Finalising Purchase of LG Petro Bank in Poland
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 24, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nordea has signed conditional share purchase agreements with Polski Koncern Naftowy Orlen S.A., Energetyka Poznanyska S.A. and KWB Belchatow S.A. to purchase 37.2 percent of the shares in the Polish bank, LG Petro Bank. Nordea now has unconditional acceptances for 91.5 percent of the shares and anticipates announcing the tender offer for all outstanding shares in LG Petro Bank as soon as possible in accordance with the conditional share purchase agreement with LG of Korea entered into on May 7, 2002.
Lone Star Steak House & Saloon
Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon, Inc. Announces Promotions
WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 23, 2002 -- (PRIMEZONE) Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon, Inc. (Nasdaq:STAR) announced today that T.D. O'Connell has been promoted to the new position of Concept President of Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon. In his new position Mr. O'Connell will have responsibility for all aspects of daily operations for the Lone Star restaurants.
Cauley Bowman Carney & Williams, PLLC
Cauley Geller Announces Fleming Companies, Inc. Investors Have 36 More Days to File Lead Plaintiff Motion -- FLM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The deadline for purchasers of Fleming Companies, Inc. ("Fleming" or the "Company") (NYSE:FLM) publicly traded securities to move for lead plaintiff in a securities fraud class action recently brought against the Company is rapidly approaching. If you purchased Fleming securities between February 27, 2002 and July 30, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"), and you wish to be a lead plaintiff in the case, you must move to serve as lead plaintiff by filing a motion in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas by October 28, 2002. A copy of the complaint filed in this action is available from the Court, or can be viewed on the firm's website at http://www.cauleygeller.com/pr/fleming.pdf.
Emerson Poynter LLP
The Emerson Firm Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Bellsouth Corporation on Behalf of Investors -- BLS
HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Emerson Firm, a securities class action trial law firm, announced today that a class action has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on behalf of purchasers of Bellsouth Corporation ("BellSouth" or the "Company") (NYSE:BLS) publicly traded securities during the period between January 22, 2001 and July 19, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"). A copy of the complaint filed in this action is available from the Court, or can be obtained from the Firm.
Exus Networks, Inc.
Exus Wins Ukraine Defense Ministry Tender for Satellite Equipment
NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Exus Networks, Inc. (OTCBB:EXUS) announced today that Exus Ukraine, Exus' wholly owned subsidiary in the Ukraine, has won a competitive tender to supply Inmarsat satellite equipment to the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense. This order is evidence of Exus' active and persistent sales efforts to develop Inmarsat communications.
Investors Get Access to Corporate Webcast Events by Vcall on EDGAR Online
RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 23, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- WILink (LSE:WLK), a leading provider of global investor relations and investment information services, announced today that EDGAR(R) Online(R), Inc. (Nasdaq:EDGR) has added Vcall Webcast content to their sites. The Vcall links on the EDGAR Online company dossiers allow users of EDGAR Online to access streaming audio and video Webcasts of earnings announcements and many other shareholder events.