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Van Lanschot NV
Van Lanschot Announces General Meeting of Shareholders
HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands, Oct. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Van Lanschot NV is to hold a General Meeting of Shareholders on 20 October 2004, at which, among other things, information will be provided on the acquisition of CenE Bankiers completed on 30 September 2004 and its financing. Another agenda item for the General Meeting of Shareholders will be an amendment to the Articles of Association.
Citizens Capital Corp.
Citizens Capital Evokes Call Provision; Announces 1 Plus 1 Secondary Placement
DALLAS, Oct. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Citizens Capital Corp. (Pink Sheets:CAAP) (CUSIP No.174445106) today announced that in order to facilitate its program of acquisition and expansion, it has elected to evoke its "demand right" ("Demand") and exercise the "Liquidating Call Provision" ("Call") of a secured, note (the "Note") entered into between the Company and the Citizens Capital Corp. ESOP Trust (the "Trust"), an affiliate of the Company.
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
Joint announcement by the NUM and Implats
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Oct. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) (Pink Sheets:IMPUY) (JSE:Imp) (LSE:Ipla) (ADRS:Impuy) today stated that they have had meetings during which representatives from the two organisations explored ways of establishing a process whereby the current wage negotiations could be facilitated and brought to a successful conclusion.
Marketers Rev Up Performance with Marketing Dashboards
PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Marketing dashboards are becoming an increasingly popular tool for building marketing's alignment with company financial goals and for increasing marketing's accountability in enhancing the bottom line, according to the latest issue of MarketingNPV(r) Journal, a publication focused on helping companies improve their marketing performance skills and processes.
Action Products International
Action Products Reports Sales for the Third Quarter and Nine Months
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Action Products International, Inc. (Nasdaq:APII), a leading toy designer and manufacturer of educational and positive, non-violent branded toys for pre-school children through pre-teens, today announced that sales for the third quarter of $2,4000,000 in 2004 compared to $2,700,000 in 2003. For the nine-month period, sales are $6,100,000 compared to $6,400,000 in 2003.
The Quaker Funds, Inc.
Name Change to Quaker Strategic Growth a Better Fit for Quaker's Flagship Fund
VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Oct. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Quaker Investment Trust (QIT) and DG Capital Management, Inc., subadvisor of its flagship fund, the Quaker Aggressive Growth Fund, announced a name change for the Fund effective September 24, 2004. The Fund will, henceforth, be known by its new name, "The Quaker Strategic Growth Fund."