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Madison Bay Holdings, Inc. --
Madison Bay Holdings Enters Joint Marketing Agreement with CyberAds
SEATTLE, Sept. 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Madison Bay Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:MDBY), a marketer and distributor of Recreational Vehicles, Powerboats and Leisure Watercraft, announced today that the Company has entered into a joint marketing agreement with CyberAds, Inc., an extreme sports lifestyle marketing company based in Torrance, CA. Per the agreement, Madison Bay will work with CyberAds to develop a co-marketing strategy for each other's exclusive product lines. The Company will have direct involvement in CyberAds' business operations ranging from commercial inventory establishment, equity and working capital financing to overall development and consultation.
AerotechTelub develops SJOBASIS for Coast Guard
LINKOPING, Sweden, Sept. 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- AerotechTelub has signed an agreement with the Swedish Coast Guard to develop SJOBASIS, an information system that collates the information gathered by Swedish authorities and relays it back to the authorities to assist them in their monitoring of coasts and seas. The first stage of the agreement covers system design and will be delivered in February 2006.
Volvo: Mack Displays Hybrid Vehicle in Washington
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Sept. 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- AB Volvo's subsidiary Mack yesterday presented a prototype of a hybrid powertrain for heavy trucks in the U.S. The Mack truck is the first of a number of hybrid vehicles that Volvo Group plans to present during the coming year.
OMX Introduces the OMX List
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, OMX presents a proposal for the OMX List, the access point to the Nordic listed companies. Following the harmonization of trading rules and systems in the Nordic Baltic region, the time has come to create a common offering on the issuers' side as well. The OMX List includes harmonization of listing requirements for the Copenhagen, Stockholm and Helsinki exchanges as well as a common way of presenting companies. By creating a common list and presentation model the visibility and liquidity of Nordic shares will be improved and the competitiveness of the Nordic region enhanced.
Converium Holding AG
Converium Holding AG: Completion of an Aviation Fronting Arrangement
ZUG, Switzerland, Sept. 29, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Converium announces the completion of an aviation fronting arrangement with National Indemnity Company and Munich Re, which enters into effect on October 1, 2005. The agreement ensures Converium's continued participation in the pool of Global Aerospace Underwriting Managers Limited until September 30, 2006. The business needs to be fronted due to Converium's current financial strength ratings.
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Investor Notice: Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP Announces That Class Members Have Until Friday, October 7, 2005 to Move for Lead Plaintiff Appointment -- CAFE
NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP wishes to announce that those who invested in Host America Corporation ("Host America" or the "Company") (Pink Sheets:CAFE); (Pink Sheets:CAFEW) between July 12, 2005 and July 22, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period"), have until Friday, October 7, 2005 to move for lead plaintiff appointment in the class action lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. To serve as lead plaintiff, however, you must meet certain legal requirements. You can join this class action as lead plaintiff online at http://www.murrayfrank.com/CM/NewCases/NewCases.asp. If you would like to discuss this action, this announcement, or your rights and interests, please contact plaintiff's counsel Eric J. Belfi, Christopher S. Hinton or Bradley P. Dyer of Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP.
Linda Blair to Build Dog Houses at 'NBC Humanity Plaza'
NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Since Monday, New Yorkers have donated over 109 cedar, insulated dog houses to Noah's Wish as a result of the NBC News "Make a Difference Today" week-long campaign at 30 Rockefeller Plaza to construct homes for families displaced by Katrina. On Thursday, September 29, 2005, legendary actress Linda Blair will be joined by New York City high school students in the construction of the dog houses. All this week, NBC executives, celebrities and New Yorkers have joined together in the building of houses for people and dogs. Every house that is donated will go directly to a family who was affected by this disaster.