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Helvetia Patria Holding
Half-year result 2004: Helvetia Patria - continuously successful
ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, Sept. 16, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Europe-wide active Helvetia Patria Group reports a profit of CHF 73.7 million for the first half-year 2004 (prior-year: CHF 26.8 million). Life and non-life business have both contributed to this favourable outcome. With the shareholders' equity remaining virtually the same the return on the equity increased from 11.7 per cent to 13.8 percentage points. Premium income amounts to CHF 3.07 billion.
Gamestate Announces Name Change and Symbol Change
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Quest Oil Corporation (formerly known as Gamestate Entertainment) (OTCBB:GMSE) announced that the company has changed its name to Quest Oil Corporation, a name which is more in line with the company's future operational business prospects. Additionally, Quests' stock symbol has changed today from "GMSE" to "QOIL".
Consolidated Complaint in Mutual Fund Litigation to be Filed September 29, 2004
NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Pomerantz Firm (www.pomerantzlaw.com) was recently appointed as lead counsel in four nationwide mutual fund derivative litigations involving allegations of "market timing" and "late trading." The Firm has primary responsibility in those cases involving the Putnam, Alliance, MFS and Federated families of funds. The firm is seeking not only compensation for the damages directly caused by the market timing, but also to recover the hundreds of millions of dollars of fees the funds paid out to their advisors, without being told of their advisors' complicity in these activities. Consolidated complaints are due to be filed in all four of these actions on September 29, 2004. If you purchased securities in any of these funds and would like more information or to discuss the case, please contact Andrew G. Tolan, Esq. of the Pomerantz Firm at 888.476.6529 or at email@example.com. Those who inquire by email are encouraged to include their mailing address and telephone number.