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Ahold confirms receipt of VEB request for inquiry
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Feb. 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold (NYSE:AHO) today announced that it has received the request that the VEB (Association of Dutch Stockholders) has filed at the Enterprise Chamber ("Ondernemingskamer") of the Amsterdam Court of Appeals.
Vestin Group, Inc.
Vestin Fund III Raises $10 million; Escrow Release, Units Issued to Investors
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vestin Mortgage, Inc., a subsidiary of Vestin Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:VSTN), today announced that Vestin Fund III has raised in excess of $10,000,000 from 380 investors, the dollar threshold at which the Fund is released from escrow and can issue units to its investors.
Millenia Hope Inc.
Jacky Quan Joins Millenia Hope
MONTREAL, Feb. 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Millenia Hope Inc., a Biotech Corporation (OTCBB:MLHP) (Berlin Stock Exchange:MLF) today announced that Jacky Quan has joined the company as Vice-President - Sales for Asia and South America.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Occidental Petroleum Announces 6% Dividend Increase
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $.275 per share of common stock for an annual rate of $1.10 per share, compared to the previous annual rate of $1.04. The dividend will be payable on April 15, 2004 to stockholders of record on March 10, 2004. Occidental has paid cash dividends continuously since 1975.