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ViroPharma Announces Research Efforts Toward SARS Treatment
EXTON, Pa., April 28 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq:VPHM) today announced that its scientists are currently evaluating compounds from its chemical library for potential inhibitors of the recently identified coronavirus that is believed to cause severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). The SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV) is an RNA virus, a virus group for which ViroPharma has substantial expertise in antiviral drug discovery and development.
Old Mutual plc
Old Mutual Asset Management Report Results for First Quarter of 2003
LONDON, April 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Old Mutual Asset Management, the U.S. asset management group of Old Mutual plc (Other OTC:ODMTF) (LSE:OML), today announced results for its member firms for the first quarter of 2003. The firms in aggregate delivered investment performance in line with major market indices, with assets under management for the group declining 2.1% excluding divestitures and net cash flow. In addition, the firms had combined net inflows of client assets of $475 million, or 0.4% of 2002 year-end assets of $127.0 billion, while divestitures of non-strategic firms accounted for a reduction of $3.3 billion or 2.6% of 2002 year-end assets."We are gratified that the relationships our member firms have built with their clients over the years have enabled us to attract new assets in this difficult market environment," said Scott Powers, chief executive of Old Mutual Asset Management. As of March 31, 2003, Old Mutual Asset Management managed a total of $121.5 billion.
CENATEK Announces Availability of RAMDisk XP
MORGAN HILL, Calif., April 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- CENATEK, Inc., a provider of high speed, high performance storage solutions, announced today the release of RAMDisk XP, a full-featured software that utilizes system memory and emulates the functionality of a hard disk, producing a very fast, entry-level storage solution ideal for speeding up disk-intensive applications. Among the new features of RAMDisk XP is a completely rebuilt driver using WDM for compatibility with all versions of Windows XP.
Intentia: January-March 2003 Interim Report
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Intentia (Other OTC:IAINF): orders received increased considerably and cash flow improved during the quarter. As expected, operating earnings were affected byseverance costs.
21st Century Technologies, Inc.
21st Century Technologies Announces New Shareholder Alert System
FORT WORTH, Texas, April 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- 21st Century Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:TFCT), a rapidly growing homeland security company, announced today that it is launching a new shareholder alert system intended to increase the level of communications and interaction between the company and its shareholders. Interested investors can now sign up to receive the company's most important news releases and other 21st Century Technologies related news stories directly via email. To sign up, visit http://www.tfctcorp.com/ii_shareholderalerts.htm.
Scania and MAN Agree on Long-Term Component Alliance
SODERTALJE, Sweden, April 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scania (Other OTC:SCVAY) and MAN Nutzfahrzeuge have entered a co-operation agreement regarding joint development and supply of components. The agreement, which is long-term, covers gearboxes and axles.