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Special Dividend XACT OMX
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 1, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Exchange Traded Fund XACT OMX, managed by XACT Fonder AB (a subsidiary of OM AB) and traded on the Stockholmsborsen (SSE), will pay a special dividend of SEK 1,20 to unit holders. XACT OMX will trade ex-dividend on July 2, 2002.
Hannover Re: New Appointment for Corporate Communication
HANNOVER, Germany, July 1, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dr. Lutz Koehler (42) assumes responsibility for Corporate Communication, comprising primarily Investor Relations and Public Relations, with effect of July 1, 2002. Dr. Koehler has his doctorate in business administration. Before joining Hannover Re he worked for a primary insurer, where he was responsible for communication, corporate strategy and marketing. His predecessor, Ralf Arndt (34), leaves Hannover Re to take over the finance and accounting department of another reinsurance company. Dr. Koehler had the opportunity to familiarize himself with his new tasks since May 2002. With him we will continue our active and transparent policy of communication with the capital markets and the public. Holger Verwold (Investor Relations) and Gabriele Handrick (Public Relations) will, of course, continue to be available for your inquiries.
Ratos: Sale of Kronans Droghandel Completed
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 1, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Since all the conditions for the sale of Ratos's shares in Kronans Droghandel to the Finnish company Orion have now been met, the deal is being completed as planned. The positive effect of the sale on Ratos's results for Q2 2002 is approximately SEK 55m.