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MorphoSys Receives Award for Good Corporate Governance
MARTINSRIED, Germany, July 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- MorphoSys AG (Frankfurt: MOR; Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) announced today that the Company achieved first place in the TecDAX segment of the 2005 Annual Corporate Governance Survey conducted by ergo Kommunikation. MorphoSys achieved a top rating for the second year running, and was also ranked the number one biotechnology company listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange. In the "Small and Mid Caps" category, which includes SDAX, MDAX and TecDAX companies, MorphoSys ranked within the top five for the third year in a row.
SKF Half-Year Report 2005
GOTEBORG, Sweden, July 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SKF reports an increase in sales of 11.4% for the second quarter 2005, measured in local currencies and compared to last year. Profit before taxes increased by 26%. The operating margin was 10.9% for the second quarter.
Major Summer '05 Release of the BIOBASE Proteome Databases
WOLFENBUTTEL, Germany, and BEVERLY, Mass., July 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Proteome(TM) databases are a collection of up-to-date information for characterized and uncharacterized proteins pertaining to mammalian and model organism proteomes. Researchers can easily retrieve details about proteins and their relationships.
TDC A/S: Holding of Own Shares
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pursuant to Section 204.33 of the New York Stock Exchange Listed Company Manual, this is to report that TDC A/S on 30 June 2005 owned 3,100,660 of its own shares of DKK 5, corresponding to a total nominal value of DKK 15,503,300 or 1.56% of the total share capital.
Skanska Secures new Environmental Project in New York for USD 136 M, About SEK 1 billion
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska has been contracted to construct the final phase of the new Paerdegat Basin Water Quality Facility, which is being constructed to improve the water quality in Brooklyn, New York. The contract amount is USD 136 M, SEK 1,050 M, and will be included in order bookings for the second quarter of 2005. The customer is the New York City Department of Environmental Protection.