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(CORRECTION) BILIA SELLING MICRO
Bilia has signed an agreement involving the sale of the operations run by Micro
AB to a company whose principal owner is Mats Nilstoft from Malmö. The transfer
agreement presupposes that certain rental agreements can be transferred to the
buyer. The new owners will have access to these operations on 1 May.
Micro's operations have been run at a loss and Bilia has therefore guaranteed
the purchaser financial support. The sale is therefore expected to have a
negative effect on the Bilia Group's
Semcon -- Ericsson's Design and Development Partner in the Volvo Ocean Race 2005/2006
GOTEBORG, Sweden, April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Semcon will once again take part in developing a yacht for the world's toughest and longest yacht race, this time as the design and development partner for Ericsson's entry. The new regulations mean that the yachts in the Volvo Ocean Race 2005/2006 are both bigger and faster than in previous years, which places exceptional demands on innovative technical solutions, design, construction and IT. "These are the most extreme single-hulled yachts that have sailed around the world," says Semcon's CEO Hans Johansson. "We are proud and happy that Ericsson chose to use our unique skills to develop a winning yacht."
Metro Modern Media Starts Internet Travel Agency
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. ("Metro"), the international newspaper group, today announced that Metro Modern Media is launching a travel agency, Metro Travel, which will offer inexpensive travel to Europe's most popular cities. Metro Travel will focus primarily on offering a simplified, inexpensive means of seeking and booking into popular hotels in Europe.
Delhaize America Enters New Credit Facility
BRUSSEL, Belgium, April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels:DELB) (NYSE:DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, today announced that its U.S. subsidiary, Delhaize America, has entered into a new revolving credit facility.
Trintech Group Plc
Trintech Signs Technolab International as Distributor of Reconciliation Solutions in Mexico and Latin America
DALLAS and DUBLIN, Ireland, April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trintech (Nasdaq:TTPA) (Prime Standard: TTP), a leading provider of transaction reconciliation and payment infrastructure solutions, today announced the signing of a distributor agreement with Technolab International to market Trintech's reconciliation and data collection solutions in Mexico and Latin America. Under the terms of the agreement, Technolab International will sell, implement and provide support for Trintech's ReconNET funds management solution and the DataFlow Transaction Network to its bank and retail clients.
Tele2's Quarterly Report January-March 2005
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 25, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB ("Tele2", "the Group") (Stockholmsborsen:TEL2A) and (Stockholmsborsen:TEL2B), Europe's leading alternative telecom operator, today announced its consolidated results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2005.