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Stockholmsborsen: JM and Karlshamns Voted Best at Financial Reporting
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) --Stockholmsborsen today announced that the jury in the "Best Financial Reporting in 2001" competition has awarded first prize to JM AB in the large company category and Karlshamns AB (Stockholm:KAB) in the small company category. The aim of this annual competition -- arranged by Stockholmsborsen -- is to encourage companies to improve and develop their market information.
President of NCC Construction Norway Resigns
SOLNA, Sweden, Nov. 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Espen A. Pay, the current president of NCC Construction Norway, has resigned from this position. Jan Svensson, currently in charge of BOT (build, operate and transfer) matters within NCC AB (Stockholm:NCCa), will assume the position of acting president of NCC Construction Norway as soon as possible, pending the appointment of a new president.
Biacore: High Throughput Screening for Food Safety a Reality
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Nov. 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- As the EC announces its 6th Framework Research Programme, the FoodSENSE project was today presented at European Research 2002 as a showcase project demonstrating the success of EC 4th Framework funding. Coordinator of the successful project, Dr. Karl-Erik Hellenas of the Swedish National Food Administration, presented results showing how Biacore International AB (Biacore) (SSE:BCOR) (Nasdaq:BCOR) optical biosensor technology can improve consumer food safety.
Sapa Moves from the A-list to the O-List on Stockholmsborsen
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors in Sapa AB (publ.) (Other OTC:SPKKF) has decided to change listing of the Company's shares from Stockholmsborsen's A-list to its O-list. The reason for this is to give Sapa's shareholders a possibility to benefit from the more favourable tax rules regarding inheritance and gift tax, that prevail for shares which are listed on the O-list as compared to the rules that applies to shares registered on the A-list.
Axfood Sells Remainder of its Real Estate Holdings
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Axfood and Crown NorthCorp Ltd. today signed a letter of intent on the sale of the remainder of Axfood's real estate holdings. The intention is to reach a final agreement before the end of the year.
Song Networks Holding
Song Networks Transfers Its Shops in Finland to a Partner
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 12, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Song Group Finland Oy, the Finnish subsidiary of Song Networks Holding AB, (Stockholm:SONW) (Other OTC:SONWY) (Other OTC:SONWF), today announced that it has signed an agreement with a new partner, Teleheino Oy, whereby Teleheino will take over the chain of shops of Song Networks. Teleheino will offer Song's data and Internet services to the small business segment, doubling Song's sales coverage and broadening the geographical reach to this segment into five new cities in Finland.