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Frontline Ltd - Capital adjustments
HAMILTON, Bermuda, August 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Employees of Frontline (NYSE:FRO) (LSE:FRO) have exercised options to acquire a total of 2,666 shares in Frontline. All shares have been acquired at a strike price of USD 9.70 per share. Total proceeds were USD 25,860.20.
Randgold Resources Limited
Randgold Resources Ld - Randgold Resources Confirms Merger Proposal
JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS, U.K., August 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Randgold Resources Limited ("Randgold") (LSE:RRS) (Nasdaq:GOLD), notes the recent press comment and confirms that it has submitted an indicative merger proposal to the Board of Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited ("Ashanti"). This indicative proposal envisages the acquisition of the issued share capital of Ashanti through a scheme of arrangement at a proposed ratio of one Randgold ordinary share or American Depository Receipt for every two Ashanti ordinary shares. It also proposes to retain the Ashanti name and is conditional on, amongst other things, further due diligence.
Genetix Group PLC
Genetix launches the aliQuot liquid handler
HAMPSHIRE, UK, and BOSTON, August 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Genetix Group plc (Other OTC:GXGPF) (LSE: GTX), the genomics and proteomics technology group, today announces the launch of the aliQuot, an automated solution for the low volume dispensing of reagents, chemicals, cells, beads, reaction mixes and other media, at the Drug Discovery Technology conference in Boston, USA.