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Victor Industries, Inc.
Victor Industries Announces It Has Entered Into A Letter of Intent to Acquire New Wave Media Corporation; Board of Directors Appoints New Management Team, Elects New Director, and Accepts Penny Sperry's Resignation
GREAT FALLS, Mont., May 22, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Victor Industries, Inc. (OTCBB:VICI) announced today that it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire 100% of New Wave Media Corporation, a Great Falls, Montana-based operator of, and consultant to, FM radio stations. The Victor Industries Board of Directors has also appointed a new management team, voted to add one new director and has accepted the resignation of Penny Sperry from all positions she held with Victor Industries.
Old Mutual plc
Old Mutual plc Directors' Interests in Securities
LONDON, May 22, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Old Mutual (Other OTC:ODMTF) (LSE:OML): the Company has been informed, by a notification received today, that Mr. C F Liebenberg, a non-executive Director of the Company and Chairman of its 53% owned banking subsidiary, Nedcor Limited, has today acquired by subscription at par US$100,000 nominal of Guaranteed Cumulative Perpetual Securities in Old Mutual Capital Funding L.P. These represent Mr Liebenberg's entire holding of the securities concerned and constitute 0.013% of the total issue of US$750 million.
Biovitrum and GlaxoSmithKline to Focus Efforts
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 22, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Biovitrum AB today announced that Biovitrum and GlaxoSmithKline (Other OTC:GLAXF) have jointly decided to focus their efforts on the development of highly selective 5-HT2c receptor agonist compounds for the treatment of obesity and other medical disorders.
Pricer Chosen Supplier for Strategically Important Pilot by Carrefour
UPPSALA, Sweden, May 22, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pricer AB (publ) (Other OTC:PCRBF) has been chosen by the French retail group Carrefour S.A. to equip the Carrefour hypermarket Saint Herblain of Nantes with approximately 45 000 Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL). The store will be equipped with Pricer ESL products customised to display information for customers and employees. Installation is planned for July.
Celsis -- Video Interviews with the Chief Executive and Finance Director
SUFFOLK, U.K., May 22, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Celsis (Other OTC:CEITF) preliminary results -- Interview with Jay LeCoque, Chief Executive -- Restructuring and sales growth; A greater presence in Europe; The Dairy business; Leadership in Pharma and Personal Care; Synergies between Product and Laboratory groups; Celsis -- position in the life sciences sector