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Competitive Technologies Announces Labranche as New AMEX Specialist
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Aug. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Competitive Technologies, Inc. (AMEX:CTT) announced today that the firm of LaBranche & Co Inc. has been selected by the American Stock Exchange as the specialist firm to represent CTT on the Exchange. LaBranche will begin its new role with the opening of trading on Monday, Aug. 12, 2002. LaBranche is one of the leading and oldest specialist firms, trading more than 850 listed issues. LaBranche operates to ensure that the market for the stocks it represents remains fair and orderly.
Ahold Assumes Full Ownership of Disco Ahold International Holdings
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Aug. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold (NYSE:AHO), the international food retailer and foodservice operator, today announced it has assumed full control of Disco Ahold International Holdings (DAIH), its former Latin American joint venture company with Velox Retail Holdings (VRH).
Sandvik Consolidates Valenites as of 12 August 2002
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Following the approval by the anti-trust authorities, Sandvik has now completed the acquisition of Valenite from Milacron Inc., USA. Consolidation will be from and including 12 August 2002.
MTG Radio Continues to Grow
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 9, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB (Nasdaq:MTGNY), the international media group, today announced that MTG Radio's stations have continued to increase their share of listening. According to the most recent quarterly survey by Swedish research company RUAB, RIX FM has increased its reach by close to 5% since the same period last year. The launch of Lugna Favoriter in Gothenburg has been successful and the station remains the largest in Stockholm.