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Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers Dedicates Historic Naval Square
PHILADELPHIA, July 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- What once served as the United States Navy's educational academy, hospital and home for retired sailors has been transformed into Philadelphia's first urban community by Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), the nation's leading luxury home builder.
DSM Buys Shares in DSM Biologics From SGF
HEERLEN, Netherlands, July 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- DSM Pharmaceutical Products, DSM's business group that develops and manufactures products for the pharmaceutical industry, announced today that it has acquired the 40% share interest in DSM Biologics Holding from its joint venture partner Societe generale de financement du Quebec (SGF), an industrial and financial holding company based in Montreal, which carries out economic development projects in Quebec. With this transaction DSM has gained full ownership of DSM Biologics. DSM and SGF have agreed not to disclose financial details of the share transfer.
CEO of 24hPoker on his way to WSOP Title
LAS VEGAS, July 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mr. Per Hildebrand, CEO and founder of 24hPoker, is in 20th place in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) and has a bit more than $1,000,000 in chips. He is one out of five Swedes remaining in the tournament where 58 players out of 5,661 remain. First prize is a stunning $7,500,000.
ER Urgent Care Centers
ER Urgent Care Centers Hires Chief Financial Officer
MIAMI, July 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ER Urgent Care Centers (Pink Sheets:ERUG) announces the hiring of Ms. Karen Weaver as the new Chief Financial Officer of the company. Ms. Weaver is a Certified Public Accountant whose past experience is a perfect fit for ERUG. Highlights of her experience summary include public company reporting, cost containment, franchise reporting and development, merger and acquisition, project management and strategic planning and forecasting. She has held executive or management positions at Burger King Corporation, CSR Rinker, and Farm Stores.
Svensk Exportkredit AB (SEK)
SEK Launches a US$1 Billion 3-Year Global Benchmark
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- AB Svensk Exportkredit (SEK), 100% owned by the Kingdom of Sweden, rated AA+/Aa1, today priced its new US$1 billion 3-year Global transaction at a spread of 27bps to the UST 3-year with a maturity of 15 October 2008. Joint bookrunners are Barclays, Morgan Stanley and Nomura. SEK is a regular borrower in the US Global markets, and this transaction marks the borrower's second foray into the global US markets this year following a US$1 billion 5-year transaction in January. SEK has now raised approximately US$5 billion this year and plans further funding of US$2-3 billion in the remainder of 2005.
Mayfair Mining and Minerals, Inc.
Mayfair Mining & Minerals, Inc. Augments the Company's Advisory Board
NEW YORK, July 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mayfair Mining & Minerals, Inc. (OTCBB:MFMM) is today pleased to announce that Mr. Ali Abood has been appointed as a member of the advisory board of the company. Mr. Ali Abood is a Tanzanian by birth and from a prominent business family there. During his career, Mr. Abood has been a Senior Advisor and International Consultant for various multinational corporations. He has in excess of fifteen years' experience in the field of marketing and business development in the Middle East and Africa, where he has traveled extensively, establishing top-level contacts in business and government in most of the countries in those regions.
Crucell NV Options to be Listed on Euronext.liffe Amsterdam
LEIDEN, Netherlands, July 13, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Euronext.liffe today announced that options for Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) are to be listed on Euronext.liffe Amsterdam. Trading in the options on Crucell's ordinary shares will commence on Wednesday, September 21, 2005, under the ticker symbol CRU.