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Vodafone Sverige AB
Vodafone Signs Major Deal with 28 Municipalities in Skane
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 27, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The cities of Malmo and Lund are among the 28 municipalities in the Swedish province of Skane to sign an agreement today with Vodafone in Sweden concerning the joint procurement of mobile telephony services. The agreement covers approximately 20,000 subscriptions and runs for a three-year period that may be extended on expiry.
Successful Start for Trading on SAXESS at Oslo Boers
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 27, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, trading on the new SAXESS(tm) platform started at Oslo Boers. The SAXESS platform has been provided by OM and is the chosen technical platform for the exchanges participating in the NOREX Alliance - Copenhagen Stock Exchange, Iceland Stock Exchange, Oslo Boers and Stockholmsborsen. This will give the world's investors access to more than 800 Nordic shares at a single stroke, on a Nordic market largely based on unified rules and regulations.
AvestaPolarit Secures Major Order in Ukraine
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 27, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- AvestaPolarit has secured an order for approximately 2,400 tonnes of stainless steel plates and tubes, which will be used to build the world's largest processing and interim storage system for spent nuclear fuel. The facility, which will be established near Chernobyl in Ukraine, will be used to store spent fuel coming from the Chernobyl reactors. About 23.000 fuel elements coming from the three not damaged Chernobyl reactors, now all shut down, will be processed and put in this storage close to the Chernobyl plant. The order, worth an estimated SEK 55 million in total, came from JSC "Sumy Frunze NPO" in Ukraine. The project is due to be commissioned during 2003.
TietoEnator Acquires HP's Compaq Healthcare Business in Finland
ESPOO, Finland, May 27, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- TietoEnator and HP have signed an agreement on TietoEnator's acquisition of HP's Compaq healthcare solutions business in Finland. The deal supports TietoEnator's strategy of growth in the Nordic healthcare sector. The Compact business, its six employees, products and customer agreements, including commitments and liabilities, will be transferred to TietoEnator with effect from 1 June 2002.
NeoNet Launches Electronic Trading Access to Nasdaq
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 27, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- NeoNet, a leading provider of real-time equity trading services for institutional investors and broker-dealers, today announced that it launches electronic trading access to Nasdaq via NeoNet's stock exchange network. Through the company's electronic exchange network, clients are able to benefit from a single point of access to approximately one third of the world's stock market capitalization.
Berger & Montague PC
Berger & Montague, P.C. Sues on Behalf of Investors Who Purchased Dynegy, Inc. Securities Between April 17, 2001 and April 24, 2002 -- DYN
PHILADELPHIA, May 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- On May 3, 2002, the law firm of Berger & Montague, P.C. (http://www.bergermontague.com) filed a class action suit against Dynegy ("Dynegy" or the "Company") (NYSE:DYN) and certain of its principal officers and directors in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased publicly traded securities of Dynegy between April 17, 2001 and April 24, 2002 the ("Class Period").