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Skanska Sells Four Properties for SEK 1.1 Billion, With a Gain of SEK 550 M
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska sells four properties in the Stockholm area for SEK 1,091 M with a capital gain of about SEK 550 M. Buyer is the American investment bank The Blackstone Group. The capital gain will be reported in the second quarter of 2005, at which time transfer and payment will also be made.
Pharming Group N.V.
Pharming Announces Annual Shareholders Meeting
LEIDEN, Netherlands, April 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pharming Group N.V. ("Pharming" or "the Company") (Euronext:PHARM) (PHAR.AS) announced that the Company's annual shareholders meeting (AGM) will be held on May 10, 2005. The Company will present a business update, its annual accounts and additional corporate items for approval by shareholders.
New Book Uncovers an Elaborate DNA Conspiracy
PHILADELPHIA, April 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dynamite. This political/action/sci-fi thriller -- Barry Dantzscher's new book The DNA Conspiracy -- explodes contemporary myths in a riveting tale of political and scientific power gone wrong. It can be easily read as a novelistic companion to Jared Diamond's COLLAPSE.
Imagis Announces Brokered Financing Oversubscribed
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Imagis Technologies Inc. ("Imagis") (OTCBB:IMTIF) (TSX-V:WSI) (DE:IGYA) announced today that further to the news releases of April 4 and 14, 2005, it will be increasing the amount of the financing from $1.5 million to $1.7 million. This increase comes as a result of strong investor demand for the offering. The terms of the financing will remain the same.
Scott + Scott, LLC Filed First Securities Lawsuit on Behalf of Shareholders Over Doral Financial Corporation's Announced Restatement of Earnings -- DRL
COLCHESTER, Conn., April 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scott + Scott, LLC announced that it filed a shareholder class action lawsuit by request on behalf of purchasers of Doral Financial Corp. (NYSE:DRL) securities between March 15, 2004 and April 15, 2005 (a new complaint is being filed today extending the class period to include those who purchased from October 2, 2002 through April 18, 2005). You can reach attorney Neil Rothstein at firstname.lastname@example.org, 800/332-2259 or 619/233-4565 (or by cell if necessary at 619/251-0887). Scott + Scott has offices in Connecticut, Ohio and California. The firm (http://www.scott-scott.com) specializes in complex litigation including securities fraud and represents foundations, individuals, corporations and pension funds worldwide. Shareholders or other interested individuals may contact the firm. Other defendants included Salomon Levis, Zoila Levis, David Levis and Ricardo Melendez. Other defendants may be named as the investigation continues.
ALCO Stores, Inc.
Duckwall-Alco Stores Announces Stock Transaction
ABILENE, Kan., April 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Duckwall-ALCO, Stores Inc. (Nasdaq: DUCK) announced today that on April 19, 2005 it entered into an agreement to purchase from the Kenneth A. Macke Revocable Trust 399,362 shares of its own common stock for cash equal to $18.00 per share. Kathleen O. Macke is the trustee of the trust and K&A Asset Management LLC is the investment advisor to Mrs. Macke and the trust. The agreement was reached pursuant to arms-length negotiations between the Company and the investment advisor for the trust. The transaction is scheduled to close on or before April 22, 2005. The shares are being retired.
Emulex Reports Third Quarter Results
COSTA MESA, Calif., April 21, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), the industry's preeminent source for a broad range of advanced storage networking infrastructure solutions, today announced results for its third fiscal quarter ended March 27, 2005.