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Poolia: Interim Report for January 1 -- June 30, 2003
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Poolia AB: an Extraordinary General Meeting held after the close of the period voted in favour of the redemption of Poolia shares. As a result, SEK 137.0 M will be transferred to shareholders. The motion to redeem every fifth share in return for a cash payment of SEK 30 per share was supported by 99.3% of the shareholders. It has been concluded that Poolia's liquid funds are sufficient to safeguard the company's continued expansion, both organically and through supplementary acquisitions, in accordance with Poolia's strategy.
SKF will deliver Axlebox Bearings for Taiwan Shinkansen High Speed Train
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Aug. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- SKF (Nasdaq:SKFR) has gained an order for the first Japanese export business of the Shinkansen high speed train. It is KHI, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, the largest railway rolling stock manufacturer in Japan that has chosen SKF as the supplier of axlebox bearings for the 360 cars that will be exported to Taiwan. The train is designed for a maximum speed of 300 km/h.
Atea reports positive first half-year 2003
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, August 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atea, the Nordic region's leading one-stop supplier of IT products and related services, reports positive results for the second quarter and the first half-year 2003 in spite of the continued general decline of the market. Turnover for the second quarter amounted to MSEK 1321 (MSEK 1929 in the second quarter 2002). The operating profit (EBITA) amounted to MSEK 26,3 (MSEK 41), and the profit before tax was MSEK 16,7 (MSEK 30).
Carlsberg Breweries increases shareholding in Vietnam
VALBY, Denmark, August 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Carlsberg Breweries A/S (Other OTC:CABHF) acquires the Danish Industrialization Fund for Developing Countries' (IFU) shareholdings of 25 per cent in South-East Asia Brewery Ltd. in Hanoi and 15 per cent in Hue Brewery Ltd. in the central part of Vietnam for a total of DKK 95 million. Carlsberg Breweries already owns 35 per cent of the two Vietnamese breweries and hence increases its shareholding to 60 per cent and 50 per cent, respectively. The remaining share capital in South-East Asia Brewery is owned by a Vietnamese state owned company, and the local government of Hue owns the remaining shares in Hue Brewery. The acquisition is subject to approval by local authorities.
AdZone Research, Inc.
AdZone Files its Form 10-QSB for Fiscal 2004 First Quarter, Ended June 30, 2003
CALVERTON, N.Y., August 13, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- AdZone Research, Inc. (OTCBB:ADZR), a pioneering Internet surveillance technology solutions provider, announced today that it has filed its Form 10-QSB, detailing operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2003, which is the company's fiscal 2004 first quarter.