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Van Lanschot NV
Van Lanschot: Mandate Announcement
'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, Nov. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- F. Van Lanschot Bankiers N.V. has mandated Rabobank International (books) and F. Van Lanschot Bankiers N.V. (joint lead manager) for their inaugural, institutionally targeted EUR-denominated Tier I transaction, which is expected to be rated BBB (pos) / A- (S&P/Fitch). The deal will be launched and priced in the near future subject to market conditions. The targeted issue amount is approximately EUR 100 million. FSA/ICMA stabilisation.
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
Implats Appoints New Executive Director
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) (Pink Sheets:IMPUY) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shadwick Bessit as an executive director to the Implats' board with immediate effect. Mr Bessit is currently Operations Executive at the Rustenburg operations of Impala Platinum, Implats' major operating arm.
Tele Norte Leste Participacoes S.A.
Tele Norte Leste Participacoes Announces the Results of its Tender Offer
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Nov. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele Norte Leste Participacoes S.A. ("TNL") announced today the results of its cash tender offer for up to US$150,000,000 of its US$300,000,000 8.00% notes due December 18, 2013 (the "Notes") (CUSIP Nos.: 879246AB2, 879246AA4 and P90369AA0; ISIN Nos. US879246AB24, US879246AA41 and USP90369AA07; Common Code Nos. 020292709 and 018258609). The offer expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 23, 2005.
Novo Nordisk A/S
Novo Nordisk Research Update
BAGSVAERD, Denmark, Nov. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Novo Nordisk today announced clinical results from its phase 2b study of the safety and efficacy of liraglutide, the once-daily, fully-human GLP-1 analogue. The study, which was a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised, monotherapy study over 14 weeks, included 165 patients with type 2 diabetes that were previously treated with diet or oral antidiabetic agents.
Royal Numico NV
Numico Required to Recall Small Batch of Baby Food Products in Italy
SCHIPHOL AIRPORT, Netherlands, Nov. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Royal Numico N.V. announces that the Italian Ministry of Justice has required the company to recall three batches of Milupa liquid infant milk formula in Italy. Several independent experts, including the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have stated that the products concerned are safe and pose no health risk at the levels reported.The Italian Ministry of Justice has enforced the recall as tests revealed traces of ITX (Isopropylthioxanthone) in the product. ITX is a substance utilised in printing inks for certain packaging materials. The batches that will be recalled involve products under the brand names 'Aptamil 2 Liquid', 'Aptamil Soya' and 'Aptamil Babymil' and are estimated to involve less than 100,000 liters.
Habanero Resources Inc.
Habanero to Attend San Francisco Investment Conference
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Habanero Resources Inc. ("Habanero") (Pink Sheets:HBNRF) (TSX-V:HAO) (Frankfurt:HRJ) wishes to announce that Habanero will be at the International Investment Conference (IIC) held at the San Francisco Marriott November 27-28, 2005. Habanero President Jason Gigliotti will be presenting in booth 518. According the IIC website, this is one of the world's largest mining investment events.
Renewable Energy Resources, Inc.
Internal Hydro's 10QSB to be on or about December 1, 2005
TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Internal Hydro International Inc. (OTCBB:IHDRE) (www.InternalHydro.com) announces that, in response to the recent changes in management structure, personnel, financial accounting positions and to conform with requested accounting changes from the reporting authorities, the Company's quarterly report will be filed beyond the previously filed extension. This is a necessity that will cause the temporary reclassification of the symbol to IHDRE for a limited time. The quarterly filing is expected not later than midweek of approximately December 1, 2005.