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NascaCell Announces an Aptamer Distribution Agreement in Japan with GE Healthcare
MUNCHEN, Germany, Oct. 25, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- NascaCell IP GmbH announced today that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with GE Healthcare to market aptamers for target validation and drug discovery in Japan. The agreement is part of NascaCell's business strategy to make aptamers available to the life science industry.Under the agreement, NascaCell grants GE Healthcare the exclusive rights to distribute its aptamers in Japan for target validation and drug discovery applications. GE Healthcare will initiate and negotiate agreements with prospective customers for aptamers and related services.
Ahold and Canica Reach Agreement on Final Price for Canica's Stake in ICA AB
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Oct. 25, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today announced that it has reached final agreement with Canica AS on the purchase price of Canica's 20% interest in the Scandinavian joint venture ICA AB. Ahold became obligated to buy Canica's interest as a result of Canica's exercise on July 12, 2004 of its put option under the existing Shareholders' Agreement for the ICA AB joint venture.
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Investor Notice: Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP Files Shareholder Class Action Against The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. -- HIG
NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP announces a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. ("Hartford" or the "Company") (NYSE: HIG) between November 5, 2003 and October 13, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").