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AGM in Statoil ASA
OSLO, Norway, May 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The annual general meeting (AGM) in Statoil ASA (OSE:STL) (NYSE:STO) (Other OTC:SLDKF) resolved on 8 May 2003 to adopt the annual report and accounts for 2002 as proposed by the board of directors.
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. Purchase of Own Shares
DUBLIN, Ireland, May 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE:AIB) announces that on May 8, 2003, it purchased ordinary shares. Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. announces that on May 8, 2003, it purchased 1,710,000 of its ordinary shares, at an average price of Euro 14.26491, to be held as treasury shares.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Avery Dennison Corporation -- AVY
BALTIMORE, May 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action has been commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) between July 24, 2001 and April 14, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Valley Bank Reports Improved Results
MORENO VALLEY, Calif., May 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Valley Bank (OTCBB:VMOY), the only locally owned financial institution serving a fast-growing area of the Inland Empire, reported improved first quarter results.
Millicom International Cellular
Millicom Announces Closing of Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation For 13-1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2006
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, May 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("Millicom") (Nasdaq:MICC), the global telecommunications investor, today announces that on May 8, 2003, its private exchange offer in connection with its 13-1/2% Senior Subordinated Discount Notes due 2006, or the "Old Notes", has closed. On May 2, 2003, approximately $781 million (equaling approximately 85%) of the outstanding amount of the Old Notes had been tendered in Millicom's private exchange offer and are thereby deemed to have consented to certain amendments to the existing indenture covering the Old Notes.