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Sagient Research Systems
PlacementTracker Publishes 2004 PIPE Market League Tables
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sagient Research Systems (OTCBB:SRYS), a leading publisher of independent research for the financial services and institutional investment communities, today announced that Roth Capital Partners, LLC ranked as the No. 1 investment bank in the PIPE market in 2004 for total number of transactions and that Rodman & Renshaw LLC ranked as the No. 1 investment bank in the PIPE market for total dollars raised. Omicron Capital, L.P. topped the list of most active institutional investors during 2004.
Crucell Fully Compliant
LEIDEN, The Netherlands, Jan. 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In media coverage today a suggestion was made that insider trading occurred on the exercise of options on January 18, 2005, by certain employees and members of the Management and Supervisory Boards of Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL). The options were exercised based on a decision made two months prior, long before the start of a closed period. This decision was documented and notified by November 11, 2004, in accordance with applicable procedures.
BILIA SELLING PROPERTY IN MARIESTAD
As a result of a corporate deal, Bilia has signed an agreement to sell a car
dealership in Mariestad, Sweden.
The property has a total area of 6,100 m2, of which Bilia's operations account
for approximately 3,450 m2.
Bilia will continue to run operations involving the sale and service of Volvo
and Renault on the same scale as before and has therefore signed a seven-year
rental agreement at the current rent with the new owner.
Bilia's capital gain on the sale of this property will be aro
Governance, Risk Management and Compliance: Significant Benefits Outweigh the Costs, According to PricewaterhouseCoopers' Eighth Annual Global CEO Survey
NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Building robust corporate governance systems and processes, managing risk on a global scale, and complying with an increasingly vast web of regulatory requirements is difficult, costly and time consuming work; however, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers' Eighth Annual Global CEO Survey, CEOs, worldwide, think it is well worth the effort.
Pergo Further Strengthens its Technology Position
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pergo has taken two important steps to protect its patent rights: The Group files an infringement and copyright action suit against Faus for infringement and the United States Patent Office has issued a "Notice of Allowance" supporting Pergo's revolutionary Four-In-One Moldings(TM) patent application.
Orc Software Delivers Orc Liquidator to ForeningsSparbanken
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 26, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Orc Software, a leading provider of technology for advanced market making, trading and brokerage, reports today that Swedbank Markets, ForeningsSparbanken's equity, fixed-income and currency business, has decided to license Orc Software's most advanced technology, Orc Liquidator. Swedbank Markets has been a client of Orc Software since 1992.