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Women First HealthCare, Inc.
Women First HealthCare to Present at Banc of America Securities Healthcare Conference; Presentation to be Available on Women First Web Site
SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Edward F. Calesa, chairman, president and CEO of Women First HealthCare, Inc. (Nasdaq:WFHC), will discuss business operations and strategic plans for the Company at the Banc of America Securities Healthcare Conference to be held April 2 - 4, 2002, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Calesa is scheduled to speak on Thursday, April 4, 2002 from 2:05 PM to 2:35 PM Pacific Time (5:05 PM to 5:35 PM Eastern Time). The presentation may include forward-looking information.
Koala Announces Letter of Understanding to Acquire Transcard Canada, Limited
TORONTO, March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Koala International Wireless, Inc. (OTCBB:KIWI), a leader in the development of web-based, wireless network applications, announced today that it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire 100% of the shares of Transcard Limited of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in exchange for common stock issued by Koala. The transaction is subject to a number of terms and conditions including the completion of mutual due diligence and approval by a majority of each company's shareholders.
CardioDynamics International Corporation
CardioDynamics Announces Increased Awareness and Interest in ICG at the American College of Cardiology Meeting, Atlanta
SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- CardioDynamics (Nasdaq:CDIC), the innovator and global leader of Impedance Cardiography (ICG) technology, today announced heightened interest in its ICG technology at the American College of Cardiology 51st Scientific Sessions held in Atlanta, March 16-19, 2002. In addition to showcasing its products and technology, the Company participated in a clinical education symposium that highlighted the significance of utilizing the BioZ in the treatment of congestive heart failure. The ICG Symposium was chaired by William T. Abraham, M.D., FACP, FACC, Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine and Co-Director of Gill Heart Institute, University of Kentucky College of Medicine and included a presentation by Clyde W. Yancy, M.D., FACC, Medical Director of Heart Failure/Heart Transplantation, at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center & St. Paul University Hospital, Dallas, Texas. The presentation is planned to be available on the Internet, and clinicians will be able to receive continuing medical education credits.
Ratos Divests its Hilton Shareholding
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ratos (Stockholm:RATOa.ST) today announced that it has sold its total shareholding in Hilton Group plc(Pink Sheets:HLTGY) -- a shareholding, which was received as a part of the payment for Scandic Hotels in April 2001. Hilton has agreed with Ratos AB on an early release from the lock-up on the shares.
AB Volvo Trucks Deliveries for February 2002
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Deliveries from Volvo's (Nasdaq:VOLVY) truck operations, which comprises Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, and Renault Trucks, amounted to 20,530 trucks year to date compared with 26,017 trucks last year, a decrease of 21%. In Europe deliveries decreased by 21% to 13,297 while 3,983 trucks were delivered in North America, down by 40%. Asia is still showing good momentum with an increase of 80% compared to last year's period.
ReadSoft: German SAP User Implements INVOICES
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 22, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emons Spedition GmbH, an international logistics company based in Cologne, has purchased ReadSoft's software INVOICES to process incoming invoices. Approximately 100,000 incoming invoices will be scanned, interpreted and verified annually. Emons Spedition is the first SAP R/3 user in Germany to implement ReadSoft's SAP-validated INVOICES solution.