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Gyros AB and Kratos Analytical Begin Development Collaboration
UPPSALA SCIENCE PARK, Sweden, May 29, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gyros AB today announced a collaboration agreement with Kratos Analytical to develop a microlaboratory for sample preparation prior to analysis by mass spectrometry to be based on the Gyros microfluidic technology platform. The microlaboratory will be compatible with the Axima-QIT(TM) and Axima-CFR(TM) line of mass spectrometry workstations from Kratos.
Old Mutual plc
Old Mutual Establishes Strategic Distribution Alliance with Nuveen Investments in Connection with Sale of NWQ Investment Management
LONDON, United Kingdom, May 29, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The U.S. asset management group of Old Mutual plc (LSE:OML) today announced that the firm has reached agreement to sell NWQ Investment Management Company (NWQ) to John Nuveen Company (NYSE:JNC) and has established with Nuveen a strategic alliance through which Nuveen Investments will distribute selected capabilities of Old Mutual's asset management affiliates.The alliance, which has an initial term of five years extendable upon mutual consent, provides that Nuveen will give priority consideration to firms within Old Mutual's U.S. asset management group for third-party sub-advisory mandates initiated by Nuveen in connection with new or existing products. Nuveen's distribution platforms include products marketed under the Nuveen, Rittenhouse, and Symphony brands.
Telelogic Announces Internationalized Version of DOORS Benefiting Users in Asian Countries
MALMO, Sweden and IRVINE, Calif., May 29, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telelogic,(Stockholm Exchange:TLOG), the leading global provider of solutions foradvanced systems and software development, today announced theavailability of an internationalized version of Telelogic DOORS, themarket leader for requirements management by the Standish Group in itslatest industry report entitled, "What are your requirements? 2000."
Song Networks Holding
Visma Provider Chooses Song Networks as a Strategic Partner
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 29, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Song Networks Holding AB (Nasdaq:SONW) (Stockholmsborsen:SONW) today announced that Song Networks AS, Song Networks' Norwegian subsidiary, has won a 5-year contract for the operation of Visma Provider's ASP platform. The parties have also signed a framework agreement for the supply of infrastructure and communication services for a period of 3 years. With the growth that Visma Provider is anticipating, the value of the contract comes to around SEK 49 million.
Telia Launches Global Partner Program to Battle Corporate Market
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 29, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telia International Carrier (Telia IC) today announced a global partner program to approach the corporate market. As a result of the program, Telia IC has signed an agreement with Damovo SA, a global service company, as its first global channel partner. This announcement follows Telia's decision earlier this year to not target the corporate market directly, preferring instead to work with global channel partners.
Medivir: Proof of Principle in Research on Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis
HUDDINGE, Sweden, May 29, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Medivir and Peptimmune jointly announced today that, an orally active, small molecule inhibitor of the protease enzyme Cathepsin S, suppresses the development of chronic relapsing experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (CR EAE) in an animal model of the human autoimmune disease, multiple sclerosis (MS).