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Wilhelm Sonesson Provides Additional Information About Offer to Acquire Other Operations
LUND, Sweden, April 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors of Wilh. Sonesson has resolved to propose to the Annual General Meeting on April 24, 2002, a division of the current operations into two separate companies. Wilh. Sonesson will become a streamlined company focused on consumer healthcare and the other operations will be combined within the wholly owned Wilh. Sonesson subsidiary Active Capital AB, which will then be sold to the shareholders.
Ahold Supervisory Board Proposes Heineken's Karel Vuursteen as Member
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, April 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Ahold (NYSE:AHO) Supervisory Board has announced its intention to nominate Karel Vuursteen as one of its members. The nomination of the current Chairman of the Executive Board of Heineken N.V. will be proposed to the Annual General Meeting of Ahold Stockholders to be held in The Hague on May 7, 2002.
Industrivarden Sells Its Entire Holding in Lundbeck
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 4, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Industrivarden has sold its entire holding of 8,427,400 shares, corresponding to 3.6% of the votes, in the Danish pharmaceutical company Lundbeck A/S. The sales price was SEK 2.4 bn, generating a capital gain of SEK 1.5 bn.
Spector Roseman Kodroff & Willis, P.C.
Spector, Roseman & Kodroff, P.C. Files Class Action Suit Against Adelphia Communications Corporation -- ADLAC
PHILADELPHIA, April 3, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Spector, Roseman & Kodroff, P.C., filed a class action suit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Adelphia Communications Corporation ("Adelphia" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:ADLAC) between April 2, 2001 and April 1, 2002, inclusive.