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Swedish Match Launches Kronan Snus in Sweden
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 02, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Swedish Match announces its newest snus brand in Sweden, Kronan, with a unique, yet classical Swedish taste and aroma, available in traditional 24 gram pouch cans. Kronan, with its distinctive green and yellow packaging, will offer consumers the first popularly priced pouch snus produced under strict Gothiatek(r) standards for product quality.
RenewableEnergyStocks.com Reports -- XsunX, a Building Integrated Photovoltaics Developer, is Featured in Business 2.0 What's Next Section
POINT ROBERTS, Wash., Dec. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- www.RenewableEnergyStocks.com (RES), an investor and industry news portal for the renewable energy sector, reports that XsunX, Inc. (OTCBB:XSNX), a Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) developer, was featured in this month's issue of Business 2.0, published by the FORTUNE Group at Time Inc. Business 2.0 magazine focuses on innovations in technology and identifies companies, strategies and ideas that impact the business environment.
Fluke Networks Agrees to Acquire Visual Networks, Inc.
EVERETT, Wash., Dec. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Fluke Corporation, one of the Danaher Corporation family of companies, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Visual Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:VNWK) for $1.83 per share, reflecting a total purchase price of approximately $75 million in cash, including transaction costs and net of estimated cash to be acquired. The closing of the transaction is subject to Visual Networks shareholder approval, regulatory approvals and other customary conditions. Visual Networks will become a part of Danaher's Fluke Networks business.
SeaDrill Limited -- Acquisition
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- SeaDrill Limited ("SeaDrill") (Oslo:SDRL) (Other OTC:SDRLF) has today acquired 5,350,900 shares in SeaDrill Invest Limited ("OIL" former Odfjell Invest Limited) (Oslo:OIL) at NOK 20 per share. After this SeaDrill controls 98.61 percent of OIL.
StockGuru.com Welcomes Great American Family Parks
DALLAS, Dec. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- John Pentony, publisher of StockGuru.com, announced today that the web site has initiated profile coverage of Great American Family Parks (Pink Sheets:GFAM). Great American Family Parks is built on the mission of buying and managing profitable regional theme parks and themed amusement attractions. By building a family of parks, each with between 300,000 to 1 million annual attendees, GFAM is proposing to develop a series of compatible, but distinct entertainment and amusement products including themed amusement parks, associated products, food and beverage, and multimedia offerings.