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Ahold Reaches Agreement on Sale G. Barbosa
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Dec. 31, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell its Brazilian retail chain G. Barbosa Comercial Ltda. to an affiliate of ACON Investments, a U.S.-based investment firm which has other retailing investments in Latin America. This transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2005, and is subject to satisfaction of various closing conditions.
HeartSTAT Technology, Inc
HeartSTAT Confirms That It Now Is A 1934 Act Reporting Company
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- HeartSTAT Technology, Inc. (Pink Sheets:HSTA) ("HeartSTAT") announces that it has taken the first step in its journey to move its listing from the OTC Pink Sheets to the OTCBB markets in 2005. The company filed its initial Form 10-SB with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 20, 2004. HeartSTAT is now required to now fully comply and report according to the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934. HeartSTAT's first annual Form 10K for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2004 is due by March 31, 2005.
The Cooper Companies, Inc.
The Cooper Companies Sets Annual Meeting and Stockholder Record Dates
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) today announced that it will hold its next annual meeting of stockholders on Tuesday, March 22, 2005 at 10:00 A.M. at The Benjamin Hotel in New York City. Stockholders of record as of the close of business on February 3, 2005 will be eligible to vote on matters presented in the Company's proxy statement, including electing its slate of directors. The Company plans to mail its proxy statement on or about February 10, 2005.
Turnaround Partners, Inc.
ChangeWave Investing's Tobin Smith to Discuss 2005 Stock Market Outlook on 'Corporate Strategies with Tim Connolly' Sunday, January 2nd at 9:05 P.M. ET
HOUSTON, Dec. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tobin Smith, Chairman of ChangeWave Research, will appear Sunday night, January 2nd at 9:05 pm ET on "Corporate Strategies with Tim Connolly". Toby will discuss current energy markets and most important specific companies of interest to investors in the New Year. Recent guests have included Celgene's CEO John Jackson, Landry's CEO Tilman Fertitta, John Murphy, Mario Gabelli, former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt, former Compaq CEO Eckard Pfeiffer, Money Manager Louis Navellier, and many others. Listeners may call in questions live and toll free to Tobin and Tim Connolly at 1-866-606-TALK (8255). The Business Talk Radio Show may be heard on KSEV AM 700 in Houston, on over 375 affiliate stations nationwide listed at CRN1 www.cableradionetwork.com, or on the Internet at www.businesstalkradio.net. This hour of "Corporate Strategies with Tim Connolly" is hosted by Tim Connolly of Corporate Strategies Merchant Bankers (www.corporate-strategies.net). Noted Economist Mike King of Princeton Research provides live technical analysis for the show.
Catalyst Lighting Group Inc.
Catalyst Lighting Group Announces Extension of Private Placement
FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Catalyst Lighting Group, Inc. (OTCBB:CYSL) ("Catalyst" or the "Company") announced today that it has extended its private placement offering of units through January 24, 2005. The Company also announced that this offering now has no minimum requirement prior to holding an initial closing, which was held as of December 10, 2004 with respect to a $50,000 investment. Each unit ("Unit") consists of the Company's common stock, as well as five year warrants to purchase Company common stock at an exercise price of $3.00 per share.