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Randgold Resources Limited
Randgold Resources Ld - Randgold Resources Confirms Merger Proposal
JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS, U.K., August 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Randgold Resources Limited ("Randgold") (LSE:RRS) (Nasdaq:GOLD), notes the recent press comment and confirms that it has submitted an indicative merger proposal to the Board of Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited ("Ashanti"). This indicative proposal envisages the acquisition of the issued share capital of Ashanti through a scheme of arrangement at a proposed ratio of one Randgold ordinary share or American Depository Receipt for every two Ashanti ordinary shares. It also proposes to retain the Ashanti name and is conditional on, amongst other things, further due diligence.
Genetix Group PLC
Genetix launches the aliQuot liquid handler
HAMPSHIRE, UK, and BOSTON, August 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Genetix Group plc (Other OTC:GXGPF) (LSE: GTX), the genomics and proteomics technology group, today announces the launch of the aliQuot, an automated solution for the low volume dispensing of reagents, chemicals, cells, beads, reaction mixes and other media, at the Drug Discovery Technology conference in Boston, USA.
Dobson Communications Corporation
Dobson Communications Corporation and American Cellular Corporation Announce Extension Of Offer to American Cellular Note Holders
OKLAHOMA CITY, August 10, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dobson Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DCEL) and American Cellular Corporation today jointly announced an extension of their previously announced exchange offers and solicitation of consents in connection with the proposed restructuring of American Cellular's indebtedness and equity ownership. On July 14, 2003, Dobson Communications and American Cellular initiated offers to exchange an aggregate of up to $50 million in cash, 45,054,800 shares of Dobson Communications Class A common stock and 700,000 shares of a new series of Dobson Communications convertible preferred stock having an aggregate liquidation preference of $125 million, convertible into a maximum of 14,285,714 shares of Dobson Communications Class A common stock, for $700 million outstanding principal amount of American Cellular's outstanding 9-1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes (CUSIP No. 025058AF5) ("Notes"). The exchange offers and consent solicitation were originally scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m. on August 8, 2003. As of that time, $675.1 million principal amount of Notes had been tendered.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. -- NOVN
BALTIMORE, August 8, 2004 (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 Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:NOVN) between October 29, 2001 and April 28, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Emerson Poynter LLP
Emerson Poynter LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Impath, Inc.-- IMPH
HOUSTON, August 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emerson Poynter LLP, a securities class action trial law firm, announced today that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, on behalf of all purchasers of the common stock of Impath, Inc. (Nasdaq:IMPH) (``Impath'' or the ``Company'') from February 21, 2001 through July 29, 2003, inclusive (the ``Class Period''). A copy of the complaint can be obtained from the Court or by making a toll-free call to the Firm.
Emerson Poynter LLP
Emerson Poynter LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Investors Against Catalina Marketing Corp. -- POS
HOUSTON, August 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emerson Poynter LLP, a securities class action trial law firm, announced today that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida on behalf of purchasers of Catalina Marketing Corporation (NYSE:POS) ("Catalina" or the "Company") publicly traded securities during the period between January 17, 2002 and June 30, 2003 inclusive (the "Class Period"). A copy of the complaint can be obtained from the Court or by making a toll-free call to the Firm.