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Saab and Airbus signs contract for avionics equipment for A400M
LINKOPING, Sweden, March 02, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Saab has received an order from Airbus for development, production and support of the High Lift Control & Monitoring System for the A400M military transport aircraft. The contract could be worth 45 MEURO, depending upon the export potential of the A400M Aircraft.
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Thomson Financial Adopts ICB in Global Distribution Deal
NEW YORK and LONDON, March 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Thomson Financial, an operating unit of the Thomson Corporation (NYSE:TOC) (TSE:TOC) and leading provider of information and technology solutions to the world-wide financial community, will adopt the recently launched Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB) as its standard classification tool across a range of its global data products and services.
Gunnebo Notice of Annual General Meeting
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 02, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Shareholders in Gunnebo AB (Publ) are herewith invited to attend the Annual General Meeting at 5.00 pm on Thursday 31 March 2005 in the Chalmers Institute of Technology's Student Union building, Chalmersplatsen 1, Goteborg, Sweden. Light refreshments will be served from 4.00 pm.
Per-Arne Sandstrom and Lena Torell Voted Onto Saab's Board
LINKOPING, Sweden, March 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Per-Arne Sandstrom and Lena Torell have been proposed for election onto the Saab Board of Directors. Anders Scharp, Erik Belfrage, Stephen Henwood, Peter Nygards, George Rose, Ake Svensson and Marcus Wallenberg have been put forward for re-election.
Wolters Kluwer 2004 Full-Year Results: Top-Line Growth Restored
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, March 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wolters Kluwer, one of the world's leading publishers and providers of information products and services, announced today that it exceeded all of its operating and financial targets for 2004, including restoring organic top-line growth to a positive 1%, indicating a significant improvement on the previous year.Highlights of Wolters Kluwer's performance include:
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Seeger Weiss LLP Announces Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit Against Axonyx, Inc.
NEW YORK , March 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm Seeger Weiss LLP announces that it filed a class action lawsuit today in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all purchasers of the common stock of Axonyx Inc. ("Axonyx")(Nasdaq:AXYX), between June 26, 2003 and February 4, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period"), seeking to pursue remedies under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act").
Elekta and IMPAC Provide Update on Proposed Merger
STOCKHOLM and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 1, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Elekta AB (publ) (SSE: EKTAb) and IMPAC Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:IMPC) today announced that, in connection with the proposed acquisition of IMPAC by an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Elekta, IMPAC and Elekta filed pre-merger notifications with the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission on January 26, 2005. On February 25, 2005, the parties withdrew their pre-merger notifications and expect to refile those notifications on March 1, 2005 in order to provide additional time for the Department of Justice's review of the transaction. As a result of the new filing, the waiting period will expire on March 31, 2005, unless earlier terminated, or extended by a request for additional information and materials by the Antitrust Division or the Federal Trade Commission.