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Pekka Erkkila to Succeed Ossi Virolainen at the Jelm of AvestaPolarit
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- AvestaPolarit's CEO Ossi Virolainen will retire at the end of May 2003. Pekka Erkkila, currently heading AvestaPolarit's Coil Products Division, has been appointed to succeed Ossi Virolainen as President of AvestaPolarit Oyj Abp as of June 1, 2003. He has also been appointed to Outokumpu's Executive Committee, with membership taking immediate effect.
Vodafone Sverige AB
Vodafone and Former Sweden Coaches to Mobilise Sweden's Sports Scene
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Former national ice-hockey coaches Anders "Ankan" Parmstrom and Curt Lundmark are two of the people behind Scandinavian Sponsnet, which plans to become a virtual mobile operator in collaboration with Vodafone Sweden. Together with sports clubs all over Sweden, Scandinavian Sponsnet will be offering the Clubmobile prepaid card for mobile phones.
F. van Lanschot Bankiers NV
Van Lanschot Opens Representative Office in Hong Kong -- For High Net-worth Individuals
'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, Feb. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- On Tuesday, February 18, 2003, Van Lanschot Asia Ltd., a subsidiary of the private and business bank F. van Lanschot Bankiers in the Netherlands, will open its representative office in Hong Kong. The office will be located in the Bank of China Tower in the city's financial centre. With Hong Kong as its base, Van Lanschot Asia will focus on attracting high net-worth individuals in Asia, Australia and New Zealand for Van Lanschot International Private Banking, which specialises in investment advice, asset management and estate planning.
Enea Enables Mobile Network Services
TABY, Sweden, Feb. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Enea (Other OTC:EDTDF) (Stockholm:ENEA) announces a new business unit targeting mobile operators and service providers. The business unit will provide products enabling services in mobile networks. The first products to be launched will support location of mobile subscribers.
Tele2 Acquires Alpha Telecom
NEW YORK and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 17, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB ("Tele2", "the Group") (Nasdaq:TLTOA) (Nasdaq:TLTOB) and (Stockholm:TEL2A) (Stockholm:TEL2B), the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company, today announces the acquisition of Alpha Telcom. Alpha Telecom is the leading "pay as you go" service provider in the U.K. with pre-paid residential customers as well as being a market leader in pre-paid cards, selling some 1.25 million cards per month in 60,000 outlets across the U.K.
Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP
Glancy & Binkow LLP, Representing Shareholders of Sawtek, Inc., Announces Update to Shareholder Lawsuit
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- On February 7, 2003, Glancy & Binkow LLP filed the first class action lawsuit against Sawtek, Inc. ("Sawtek" or the "Company") - currently a subsidiary of TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (Nasdaq:TQNT) - and certain of its senior officers on behalf of purchasers of Sawtek securities between January 27, 2000 and May 24, 2001, inclusive (the "Class Period"). Glancy & Binkow LLP is continuing its investigation into Sawtek's misconduct.