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Sampo PLC AGM Statement
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sampo plc's Annual General Meeting today decided, in accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors, to pay a dividend of EUR 1.50 per share for 2003. The record date for dividend payment is 14 April 2004 and the dividend will be paid out on 21 April 2004. The Annual General Meeting approved the financial accounts and discharged the accountable parties from liability.
Alfa Laval has decided to file a lawsuit against the former owner of bioKinetics Inc.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Alfa Laval made public in December 2003 that the company had decided to initiate new negotiations with the former owner of bioKinetics Inc. This decision was based on the fact that Alfa Laval suspected irregularities in the accounting of certain customer projects in the acquired US company. The negotiations have not led to any settlement. Alfa Laval has therefore decided to file a lawsuit against the former owner of bioKinetics Inc and certain individuals.
Dr. Jean-Marie Dupuy Accepts Position on ProtoKinetix Board of Directors
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dr. John Todd, president of ProtoKinetix, Inc. (OTCBB:PKTX), is pleased to announce that Dr. Jean-Marie Dupuy has accepted a position on the ProtoKinetix Board of Directors. Dr. Dupuy will be responsible for the Company's medical research efforts and is currently in Paris working with the Georges Pompidou Hospital on the clinical evaluation trials for the BioCurex (OTCBB:BOCX) RECAF molecule. As Medical Research Director, Jean-Marie will consult with major European institutions concerning potential product collaboration. The following abbreviated resume will serve to outline the qualifications of this internationally acclaimed medical scientist.
Amitelo Communications, Inc.
Amitelo Communications, Inc. Announces It Has Retained Elite Equity Marketing Group
TOWSON, Md., April 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Amitelo Communications, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ALOC) announced today it has retained Elite Equity Marketing Group as the Company's Investment Bankers and Investor Relations firm. Based in Baltimore, Elite Equity Marketing Group concentrates on promoting awareness among brokers, investors, and others in the investment community of small and micro-cap companies which otherwise have difficulty receiving financial coverage. Elite Equity Marketing Group will get Amitelo in front of a very large investment community and will assist Amitelo into moving to a Senior Exchange.