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FindProfit.com Provides Investment Analysis of Asset Management Firms
PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 13, 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 investment analysis of asset management firms, including coverage of Janus Capital (NYSE:JNS) and Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS).
Nano-Proprietary, Inc. Working with Israel's Ben Gurion University to Offer Highly Dispersed CNT Suspensions
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nano-Proprietary, Inc. (OTCBB:NNPP), through its subsidiary, Applied Nanotech, Inc. (ANI), today announced that it is working with researchers from Ben Gurion University in Israel to develop and offer liquid suspensions of highly dispersed carbon nanotubes for applications involving electron emission, high strength materials, heat transfer materials, polymeric materials, ink materials for electronic devices, etc.
Crucell Announces PER.C6(R) Licensing Agreement with Vaxin for Adenoviral Vaccines
LEIDEN, The Netherlands, Sept. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext, Nasdaq:CRXL) announced today that it has signed a non-exclusive PER.C6(R) technology license agreement with Vaxin, Inc. of Birmingham, Alabama. This license agreement allows Vaxin to use PER.C6(R) technology for research, development and commercialization of recombinant adenoviral vaccines against certain respiratory viruses.Under the terms of the agreement, Crucell will receive an upfront payment, milestone payments, annual maintenance fees, and royalties on sales of vaccines. Further financial details were not disclosed.
Blyth, Inc. Acquires Two Leading European Home Decor Companies -- Edelman And Euro-Decor
GREENWICH, Conn., Sept. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leader in home decor and home fragrance products, today announced that it has acquired 100% interests in Edelman B.V., a designer and marketer of everyday home, garden and seasonal decor, and Euro-Decor B.V., a designer and marketer of traditional and contemporary gift and florist products. The purchase price was not disclosed at this time. The Company noted that consideration for the two companies was within its historical valuation practices and objectives, and that the acquisitions will be accretive in the current fiscal year. Combined net sales for the two companies totaled approximately 75 million euros in calendar year 2003. Senior management of each company will continue to lead and manage these businesses.
Oleg Logvinov To Present At UPLC Conference
NORTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Sept. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- CDKnet.com, Inc. (OTCBB:CDKN) announced that Oleg Logvinov, President and CEO of its Arkados subsidiary, will represent the HomePlug Powerline Alliance and address the broad membership of the United Powerline Council (UPLC) on Tuesday, September 14th.
Development of Karo Bio towards Clinical Trials
HUDDINGE, Sweden, Sept. 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Karo Bio's research operations have been re-engineered in 2004 by strengthening of the efforts in pharmacology and chemistry. With Karo Bio's expressed strategy to continue to evolve the Company by taking individual projects into clinical trials, re-engineering of the operational activities will continue. Special competence and key individuals with expertise regarding clinical trials will be recruited. Certain development activities will be performed by external parties. The intention is to conduct these development efforts within the current cost level also in 2005 and 2006.