latest news releases from the newsroom
Dr. Jean-Louis Boitieux Nominated to Viropro Pharma's Scientific Advisory Board
MONTREAL, Nov. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Viropro Pharma, a subsidiary of Viropro Inc. (OTCBB:VPRO) is pleased to announce the nomination of Dr. Jean-Louis Boitieux, internationally renowned expert in the field of immunology, to its scientific advisory board. Dr. Boitieux is a university professor and Research Director at the prestigious INSERM in France (Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medical).
SCA: Jan Astrom Named Environmental Manager of the Year
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- SCA's President and CEO Jan Astrom has been selected as Environmental Manager of the Year 2004 (Okomanager des Jahres 2004) by the German WWF and the German business magazine Capital. The environmental award is highly regarded in Germany and since being initiated in 1990 has been awarded to several prominent business leaders.
Marsh Supermarkets Inc.
Marsh Supermarkets, Inc. Declares Dividend
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors of Marsh Supermarkets, Inc. (Nasdaq:MARSA) (Nasdaq:MARSB) at its meeting held November 17, 2004, declared a quarterly dividend of $.13 per share on the outstanding Class A Common Stock and outstanding Class B Common Stock, payable February 7, 2005, to shareholders of record of each such class on January 21, 2005.
Film & Music Entertainment
FAME Announces 13.5 Million Stock Buyback
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Film and Music Entertainment, Inc. (Pink Sheets:FLME), a publicly traded Hollywood based independent film producer and distributor, announced today that it had successfully concluded negotiations with a major stockholder, Michael Criscione, for the assignment to the Company of 13.5 million of his shares of the Company's Common Stock. In return, the Company agreed to relinquish its disputed claims to ownership of 19.6 acres of real property located in Riverside, CA which it had acquired in the acquisition of Myrob Properties, Inc. in May, 2003. In addition, the Company agreed to relinquish any minority interests it may have in a film currently entitled "The Biggest Fan."
Scott +Scott, LLC Shareholder Files Securities Lawsuit Against Autobytel Inc. as Financial Results Are In Violation of GAAP: Resulting in Restatement -- ABTL
COLCHESTER, Conn., Nov. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scott + Scott, LLC (http://www.scott-scott.com ) has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of purchasers of Autobytel Inc. ("Autobytel") (Nasdaq:ABTL) common stock during the period between July 24, 2003 and October 21, 2004 (the "Class Period"). For more information, please e-mail: (AutobytelLitigation@scott-scott.com or email@example.com) or by calling 800-404-7770 (EST) or 800-332-2259 (PST). You can dial in California at 619-233-4565. Scott + Scott, LLC is located at 108 Norwich Avenue, Colchester, CT 06415; phone: 860/537-3818; fax: 860/537-4432.
China Direct Trading Corp.
China Direct Secures Listing for Chinese Hotel
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- China Direct Trading Corporation's (OTCBB:CHDT) wholly-owned subsidiary, China Pathfinder Fund, LLC (CPF), announced today that the China Pathfinder fund has been nominated as a joint venture partner with Beijing Time Consulation Ltd. to acquire or sell a state-owned hotel called the Huabei Hotel.
Imagis Acquires Advanced Billing Engine Software
VANCOUVER, Canada, Nov. 24, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Imagis Technologies Inc. ("Imagis") (OTCBB:IMTIF) (TSX Venture Exchange:WSI) (DE:IGYA) is pleased to announce the acquisition of two proprietary software packages -- Wirebill and NTPaymaster, including all source code, technical documentation and related intellectual property (the "Assets"), from ITI Imagen Technologies Inc., a private British Columbia company. The purchase price is $100,000 (CAN), payable by a combination of cash, shares, and warrants of Imagis. Completion of this transaction is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.