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TietoEnator Acquires Norwegian Ementor Financial Systems
ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 14, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- TietoEnator has acquired the entire share capital in Ementor Financial Systems ASA (former Provida), a fully owned subsidiary of Merkantildata Group and the leading provider of software solutions within the Norwegian banking and finance markets. The acquisition means that TietoEnator consolidates its position as the number one IT-partner for the banking and finance sector in Northern Europe. It also strenghthens TietoEnator's global spearhead solution offerings and international customer base.
Carlsberg Breweries Sells Rent A Cooler to Eden Springs
Valby, Denmark, Feb. 14, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Carlsberg Breweries A/S sells its Rent A Cooler companies in Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to Eden Springs, which is an European leader within marketing of water bottled in large plastic containers for workplaces.
TietoEnator: Share Warrants Attached to the Bonds with Warrants 1999/I and 1999/II
ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 14, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- In 1999 TietoEnator Corporation offered two similar Bond Loans with Warrants (1999/I and 1999/II) to its personnel. Bonds with Warrants 1999/I was offered for subscription to the employees of the former Tieto Corporation Oyj and Bonds with Warrants 1999/II to the employees of the former Enator AB (publ). The Bond Loan 1999/I was subscribed by 3.373 and the Bond Loan 1999/II by 2.636 employees.
Record Profits for Telenor
OSLO, Norway, Feb. 14, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor's (Nasdaq:TELN) preliminary profits before taxes for the year 2001 amounts to NOK 10.3 billion, which is the best result in Telenor's history. Profits before taxes are NOK 8.3 billion higher than in 2000. The record result is primarily due to capital gains and increased revenue from both mobile and fixed-network operations.