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Anoto receives order in China
LUND, Sweden, Jan. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Anoto receives a first phase order in China for Euro 1,1 million, for licenses to manufacture digital pens enabling Anoto functionality and for server software, comprising in addition current engineering costs. The order also involves also future royalties on digital pens and revenue sharing from service proceeds. USYS, the China-based company having entered the agreement with Anoto, will both manufacture and sell digital pens as well as develop and sell services enabling Anoto functionality.
Tetra Pak confirms that payments made locally went to Parmalat
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tetra Pak has concluded its review concerning the media reports on payments allegedly made directly to the Tanzi family. We have reviewed the local marketing support and discount payments to Parmalat in the 23 countries where we have business with them. Our review confirms that these payments have been made to the local Parmalat companies.
Industrivarden: Ruling issued by the County Administrative Court
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- In a ruling issued on January 15, 2004, the County Administrative Court confirmed the tax authority's request to apply the Tax Evasion Act with respect to the questioned right to deduction for interest paid during the fiscal years 1995-1998 in holding companies owned by AB Industrivarden. The ruling entails that deduction is not granted for interest expenses that have reduced the tax in the holding companies by a total of SEK 165 M.
Volvo -- Invitation to Press Conference
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Jan. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Volvo hereby invites the mass media to a press conference on Tuesday, February 3, in conjunction with the release of the Volvo Group's report on operations, 2003.
Investor Year-End Report 2003
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Investor's net asset value amounted to SEK 83,163 m. (SEK 108 per share) on December 31, 2003, compared with SEK 62,869 m. (SEK 82 per share) on December 31, 2002.
Ahold to Sell Remaining Convenience Stores in United States
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Jan. 19, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today announced that its U.S. subsidiary Tops Markets LLC ("Tops") intends to divest its chain of 204 convenience stores. These are Ahold's remaining convenience stores in the United States. The stores operate under the banners of Wilson Farms Neighborhood Food Stores (127), Sugarcreek Stores (67) and Tops Xpress (10).