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Largest Scandinavian Media Property Bonnier Increases Stake in Leading Content Management Vendor
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bonnier, Scandinavia's leading media property, has increased its shareholding in Scandinavia's number one content management vendor Polopoly. Bonnier, with a ten percent stake in the software developer since March 2000, increased its ownership to 17.8 percent at this year's AGM. At the same time, Mr. Lars Save, CEO of Bonnier Business Information, was elected to the Board of Directors.
NCC to sell properties in Sweden for SEK 3,950 million
SOLNA, Sweden, May 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- NCC has reached an agreement regarding the sale of 40 properties in Sweden. The sales price of SEK 3,950 million will generate a gain of SEK 430 million for the NCC Group. The purchaser is Whitehall Street International Real Estate Limited Partnership 2001 and certain affiliated funds (Whitehall Funds), which are real estate investment funds managed by Goldman Sachs International.
Results on MIV-310 in phase IIa study
HUDDINGE, Sweden, May 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- A phase IIa clinical study with Medivir's compound MIV-310 shows a major antiviral effect in patients with multi drug resistant HIV.
Metro sells franchise in South Korea
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, May 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A., the international newspaper group, today announced that it has sold a licence to a group of independent Korean businessmen to launch a Metro newspaper edition in Seoul, South Korea's capital city.