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Bookham Technology Plc
Bookham Technology plc: Director Shareholding -- Notification of Interests of Directors
OXFORDSHIRE, U.K., March 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bookham Technology plc (the "Company") was notified on March 19, 2004 by Dr. Peter Bordui, a non-executive director, that on March 19 Dr. Bordui exercised options over 48,061 Ordinary Shares at an exercise price of US$1.8227 per share in respect of 30,038 Ordinary Shares, US$0.8240 per share in respect of 6,008 Ordinary Shares and US$1.1652 per share in respect of 12,015 Ordinary Shares. These options were originally granted over common stock of New Focus, Inc. ("New Focus") and were assumed by the Company in connection with its recent acquisition of New Focus, as notified by the Company on March 12. Subsequently, all of the Ordinary Shares resulting from the exercise of the options were sold by Dr Bordui on March 19 at a price of (Pounds)1.137752 per Ordinary Share. Following the sale, Dr. Bordui's shareholding in the Company is nil.
Bookham Technology Plc
Bookham Technology plc: Planned Share Trading Plans
OXFORDSHIRE, U.K., March 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bookham Technology plc (LSE:BHM) (Nasdaq:BKHM) ("Bookham") announces that its board of directors has adopted a policy of permitting the use of a structured, pre-arranged trading plan to sell specified portions of shares in Bookham over a designated period of time in accordance with UK legislation and regulations and Rule 10b5-1 of the US Securities Act of 1934.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Wireless Announces New Cobra RET Antennas
ATLANTA, March 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS Wireless, a division of EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG), introduced today at CTIA Wireless 2004 the Cobra(tm) (COntrollaBle Radiating Aperture) Series RET, a new line of remote electrical tilt antennas designed to assist carriers in their next generation of network deployments.
Global Medical Products Holdings
Global Medical Products Holdings, Inc. Enters Into a Third Stock Acquisition-Distribution Agreement
SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Global Medical Products Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:GMDP) announced today that it has entered into a "Stock Acquisition-Distribution Agreement" with Sunrise Media Group, Inc. ("SMG") of Santa Monica, CA. This agreement, similar to the previously announced agreements with Redwood Securities Group, Inc. and GlobeLink Capital, Inc., involves the issuing of a special dividend to Global Medical Products Holdings, Inc. shareholders. The Agreement calls for the issuance of 25% of the issued and outstanding shares of "SMG" or 5 million shares to be distributed to Global Medical Products Holdings, Inc. shareholders of record of April 16, 2004 with a distribution date of July 16, 2004. The Agreement may be viewed as an attachment to the Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 22, 2004.