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Capital Research Group, Inc
TheSUBWAY.com Announces Its Stock Market Standouts List for Friday, July 9, 2004: ALLC, NXTL, ADCT, AMZN
WESTON, Fla., July 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- TheSUBWAY.com announces the following stocks to its Stock Market Standouts List: Alliance Towers Inc. (Pink Sheets:ALLC), Nextel Communications (Nasdaq: NXTL), ADC Telecommunications (Nasdaq:ADCT), Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq:AMZN).
FindProfit.com Publishes In-Depth Wireless Broadband Industry Analysis
PRINCETON, N.J., July 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- FindProfit (www.findprofit.com), an investment service that delivered a +67% audited return in 2003, announced today that it has provided to trial and paid subscribers "Broadband Wireless Industry Briefing," the eleventh special report in the FindProfit Expert Insight series. Among the companies profiled are Atheros (Nasdaq:ATHR) and Alcatel (NYSE:ALA).
Bure Equity: SandbergTrygg declares bankruptcy
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, July 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bure Equity: The Board of SandbergTrygg, wholly owned by Business Communication Group, has decided to file for bankruptcy. As an indirect result of the company's bankruptcy, BCG's parent company Bure Equity AB will record an impairment loss of around MSEK 15.
Scania's R&D chief: Heavy traffic can be reduced by one-third
SODERTALJE, Sweden, July 09, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Speaking at the German motor industry's press workshop in Frankfurt today, Hasse Johansson, Group Vice President and head of Research and Development at Scania, stated that heavy traffic in Europe can be reduced by 30 percent.
Vodafone Sverige AB
Vodafone Sweden Enhances Vodafone Live! with 3G
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 09, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vodafone Sweden's customers can now experience the power of Vodafone live! with 3G. Starting 9 July, Vodfone's industry leading multi media consumer service will also be available via Vodafone Sweden's 3G network. An attractive promotional offer makes it easy and rewarding for Vodafone's customers to try the new services. Among other valuable benefits, the promotional offer includes up to 120 free minutes for video calls each month to all networks in Sweden.
Crucell Announces Second Quarter 2004 Results
LEIDEN, The Netherlands, July 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2004. Crucell's revenues for the quarter increased to Euro 8.0 million (US$ 9.7 million), compared to Euro 1.1 million (US$ 1.3 million) for the same quarter last year. The net loss for the second quarter 2004 reduced to Euro 2.0 million (US$ 2.5 million), compared to Euro 6.2 million (US$ 7.5 million) for the same quarter last year.
Fortis Private Equity takes majority part in Management Buy-Out of the Velleman Group
BRUSSELS, Belgium, July 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Fortis Private Equity, together with the management team, acquired all shares of the Velleman Group through a Management Buy-Out. The Velleman Group is one of the European leaders in the development and distribution of electronics related products and components. The transaction value was not disclosed.The transaction was concluded on July 2nd and is set to be closed in August after notification to the competent authorities. The shareholders of the Velleman Group were advised by Deloitte Corporate Finance in Belgium and by the law firm Laga & Philippe.
Gunnebo -- Share sale disclosure
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gunnebo has today sold 38 500 Series "B" shares in Fingerprint Cards AB, a company listed on Stockholmsborsen's "O" list. After the sale, Gunnebo owns 603,000 Series "B" shares which together represents 9.5 per cent of the company's shares currently in issue and 6.7 per cent of the votes.
29 July 2004 First Day Of Trading In New Invik Shares
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Invik & Co. AB today announced that the new Invik shares, issued to Industriforvaltnings AB Kinnevik's shareholders as merger consideration, will be registered on shareholders' accounts with effect from Monday 2 August 2004. The first day of trading in the new Invik shares will be Thursday 29 July 2004. Simultaneously, Invik will be included in the Stockholm Stock Exchange's Attract 40 Index.