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NCC Moves Its Shares to Stockholmsborsen's O-List
SOLNA, Sweden, Nov. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- NCC's (Stockholm:NCCa) Board of Directors has decided to transfer the company's Series A and B shares from Stockholmsborsen's A-List to the same exchange's O-List. The reason for the move is that trading in shares on the O-List is more beneficial for Swedish shareholders than trading on the A-List in terms of inheritance and gift taxation.
AvestaPolarit Appoints New Senior VP Finance to Succeed Departing CFO
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mr. Jouni Gronroos has been appointed Senior Vice President, Finance and member of AvestaPolarit's Executive Committee with effect from December 1, 2002. He will be in charge of AvestaPolarit's financial planning and control, accounting, group-level credit control, as well as issues related to the reorganisation of the internal audit and treasury functions.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp.
Integra LifeSciences Reports Record Revenues of $30.2 Million
PLAINSBORO, N.J., Nov. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) today reported record revenues of $30.2 million for the third quarter ended September 30, 2002, a 27% increase over the prior year quarter, and net income of $1.6 million, or $0.05 per share, compared to net income of $3.8 million, or $0.13 per share, for the prior year quarter. Product sales increased $6.8 million in the third quarter of 2002 to $29.2 million, a 31% improvement over the prior year quarter, and included $3.8 million in sales of products acquired since the end of the third quarter of 2001. The DuraGen(R) product line and products used in the neuro intensive care unit led sales growth among products owned for more than one year.
Peab to Modernise Asker Station Near Oslo
FOERSLOEV, Sweden, Nov. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Peab (Stockholm:PEABb) has won the contract to modernise Asker station south-west of Oslo. The client is Jernbaneverket (the Norwegian Railway Authority) and the contract is worth NOK 209 million, equivalent to approximately SEK 255 million.
EQT Acquires the Majority in the Security Company Bewator
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- EQT Finland has signed an agreement to acquire Bewator, one of the leading European suppliers of products and systems for access control. The EQT private equity fund's ownership stake will be 70%. The company's management will invest alongside EQT and the former majority owners Rune Andersson and Bo Lundquist will, through companies, as minority owners together retain an ownership stake of 30%.