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A new 'Boost' for the Saab Antishipmissile RBS15
LINKOPING, Sweden, May 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Saab Bofors Dynamics have signed an agreement with Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) and the Finnish Naval Headquarters for the acquisition of improved boost rocket motors for the RBS15 system.
MTG: Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Times Group MTG AB (Nasdaq:MTGNY) (Other OTC:MTGNF), the international media group, today announced that the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) of shareholders held today in Stockholm re-elected Asger Aamund, David Chance, Lars-Johan Jarnheimer, Stig Nordin and Pelle Tornberg as Board members. Cristina Stenbeck was elected as a new member of the Board of Directors. Lars Traff was re-elected as auditor and Erik Astrom was re-elected as deputy auditor.
Continued Positive Developments for Atea
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atea, the Nordic region's leading one-stop supplier of IT products and related services, strengthened its market position and improved margins in the first quarter 2003. Turnover declined slightly to MSEK 1,224 (MSEK 1,550 in the first quarter 2002), due to lower Home-PC volumes in Sweden. The operating profit (EBITA) amounted to MSEK 16.9 (MSEK 21.5) and the profit before tax was MSEK 8.9 (MSEK 9.1).
Scottish Power PLC
Scottish Power PLC -- Director Change
Glasgow, Scotland, May 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scottish Power (NYSE:SPI) (LSE:SPW) today announced that Philip Carroll jnr has resigned as Non-executive Director with immediate effect following his appointment, in connection with Iraq's post war reconstruction, to be chairman of an advisory board with oversight of the Iraqi Oil Ministry.
Old Mutual plc
Old Mutual plc: Announcement of Trading Update and Analysts Conference Call
LONDON, May 15, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- At 7 a.m. tomorrow, May 16, 2003, Old Mutual plc (Other OTC:ODMTF) (LSE:OML) will be providing an update on current trading ahead of the Company's Annual General Meeting, which will take place in the Ballroom at Claridge's, London starting at 11.00 a.m.A conference call for analysts and investors has been arranged at which Julian Roberts, Group Finance Director, will answer questions. The call will start at 8.30 a.m. (UK) 9.30 a.m. (SA) on May 16, 2003.