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Metro International: Changes to Loans
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, Feb. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. ("Metro") (Nasdaq:MTROA) (Nasdaq:MTROB), the international newspaper group, today announced that both Industriforvaltnings AB Kinnevik and Modern Times Group MTG AB have agreed to amend the loan repayment terms of existing loans to Metro.
AvestaPolarit's Acquisition of ThyssenKrupp Nirosta's Quarto Plate Business Completed
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- AvestaPolarit Oyj Abp and ThyssenKrupp Nirosta GmbH have now completed the purchase of the stainless steel quarto plate business of ThyssenKrupp Nirosta. This ThyssenKrupp Nirosta business has its main manufacturing business in Krefeld and Mulheim. Annual deliveries for the business are almost 40,000 tonnes and net sales approximately EUR 95 million.
Artemis International Solutions Corporation, Reverse Split 1:25
HELSINKI, Finland, Feb. 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Artemis International Solutions Corporation (AISC), sub-group of Proha Plc, has implemented a reverse stock split of one-for-twenty-five (1:25) on February 7, 2003. Each twenty-five (25) shares of the Company's common stock issued and outstanding will be automatically converted into one share of common stock. Artemis' shareholders approved the reverse stock split at a special meeting held on Monday, October 21, 2002.
Emerson Poynter LLP
Emerson Poynter LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit Ariba, Inc. -- ARBAE
LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emerson Poynter LLP, a securities class action trial law firm, announced today that a class action has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of a class (the "Class") consisting of all persons who purchased securities of Ariba, Inc. ("Ariba" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:ARBAE) between January 11, 2000 and January 15, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Chitwood & Harley
Chitwood & Harley L.L.P. Announces Class Period for Securities Class Action on Behalf of Investors in Bio-Technology General Corporation -- BTGC
ATLANTA, Feb. 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Chitwood & Harley LLP announces that a class action lawsuit is pending in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Bio-Technology General Corporation ("BTG" or the "Company"), (Nasdaq:BTGC), between April 19, 1999 and August 2, 2002, inclusive ("Class Period"). The Complaint names BTG, Sim Fass, Christopher G. Clement, and Yehuda Sternlicht as defendants.