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Autonomy Corporation PLC
Autonomy Corporation PLC -- Autonomy Co-Founder Acquires Autonomy Shares Through Option Exercises
CAMBRIDGE, U.K., Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- On October 27, 2003, Autonomy Corporation plc (Nasdaq: AUTN; LSE: AU.; Nasdaq Europe: AUTN), a leading provider of infrastructure software for the enterprise, announced that Richard Gaunt, Autonomy's Chief Technology Officer and co-founder, will shortly be exercising an option to purchase 4,114,240 existing Autonomy ordinary shares. Mr. Gaunt was granted these options by Dr. Michael Lynch, Autonomy's Chief Executive Officer and co-founder (3,585,825 shares), and Apax Funds Nominees Limited (528,415 shares), when Autonomy was founded in 1996. The options will lapse in December 2003 if not exercised, and this is the sole reason for the exercise. Immediately following the exercise of these options, Mr. Gaunt will sell approximately 1.66 million Autonomy ordinary shares, to cover the tax liabilities associated with the option exercise, leaving him with a holding of approximately 2.45 million Autonomy ordinary shares.
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Rabin, Murray & Frank LLP Commences Class Action Against Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Certain of its Officers and Directors Alleging Violations of Federal Securities Law -- VRTX
NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- A class action complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts , case number 03 Civ. 12085, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Vertex" or the "Company") securities (Nasdaq:VRTX) during the period between March 27, 2000 and September 24, 2001, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"). The Complaint names Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Joshua S. Boger, Vicki L. Sato, Ian F. Smith, John J. Alam, M.D. Mark Murcko, Kenneth S. Boger, and Andrew S. Marks as defendants.
Pricer: Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting
UPPSALA, Sweden, Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Notice is hereby given that your attendance is requested at the Extraordinary General Meeting of Pricer AB (publ) which will be held in Hotell Scandic Infra City, Kanalvagen 10, Upplands Vasby, on Friday, 14 November 2003 at 3 pm.
Domtar Inc. to Webcast Third Quarter 2003 Financial Results on October 30th, 2003
MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Domtar (NYSE:DTC) (TSE:DTC) invites shareholders and media to participate in the live video webcast of its third quarter financial results on Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 4:00 P.M. (EST). The event will be webcast by Streamlogics Corporation and can be accessed directly at http://wwwtor.activate.net/Domtar/Oct30-03/en/index.htm or through www.domtar.com. Participants are advised to access the webcast prior to the start time to ensure their system meets the minimum requirements. An archive version of the third quarter results webcast will be available at the same location 24 hours after the event.
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS SATCOM'S Fleet 55 To Be Demonstrated at the Fort Lauderdale International Boatshow
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS SATCOM, a Division of EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG), will be demonstrating a live Fleet 55 Satcom Terminal at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, being held from Oct. 30 to Nov. 3, 2003. The demonstration will be held aboard the 'Guest House', a 65-foot Hatteras sport deck motor yacht that will be moored close to the Marina Marriott Hotel (1881 SE 17th Street).