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Share Capital in Nordea Raised by EUR 17,854.22
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 27, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The share capital in Nordea AB (publ) (Stockholm:NDA) (Other OTC:NRDDF) has been raised by EUR 17,854.22 and 45,050 shares have been issued as a result of conversion of bonds issued according to the company's convertible bond loan 1999/2042.
Scandiaconsult to Buy Back Shares
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 27, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- As part of its ongoing share buy-back programme, Scandiaconsult (Stockholm:SCC) has, on September 25, bought back 71,800 of its own shares. This brings the company's total holding of its own shares on September 25, 2002 to 856,800. Scandiaconsult has a total of 23,896,828 shares.
Metso Signs Final Contract for Pulping System in Stendal Kraft Pulp Mill in Germany
HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 27, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Paper has signed the final contract for pulping system in Zellstoff Stendal GmbH greenfield kraft pulp mill in SachsenAnhalt, Germany with the main contractor, RWE IndustrieLosungen GmbH. The parties announced the contract in October 2001. Delivery includes a complete pulping process from woodhandling to ready made bales and a process automation system for the entire mill supplied by Metso Automation. The value of the contract is approx. EUR 135 million. The startup of the mill is scheduled for October 2004.
Old Mutual plc
Amended Terms of the Offer by Nedcor for NIB Minorities
LONDON, Sept. 27, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Old Mutual plc ("Old Mutual") (LSE:OML) (Other OTC:ODMTF) draws attention to today's announcement by its subsidiary, Nedcor Limited ("Nedcor") (Other OTC:NDCRF), the South African banking group, in which it has a 53% stake, detailing an amendment to the terms of Nedcor's offer to acquire by means of a scheme of arrangement the issued shares of Nedcor Investment Bank Holdings Limited ("NIB") not already owned by it. Nedcor currently has an 84% stake in NIB.
Micronic Receives Order for an Omega6600 Laser Pattern Generator Including an Option for a Sigma7000
TABY, Sweden, Sept. 27, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Micronic Laser Systems AB (Stockholm:MICR), a company at the forefront in semiconductor and display laser pattern generators for the production of photomasks to the worldwide electronics industry, today announced the order of an Omega6600 laser pattern generator to a customer in Asia. The order includes an option for a Sigma7000 series laser pattern generator. Shipment of the Omega6600 is scheduled for the fourth quarter 2002.
UpGrade to Distribute Colubris Networks' Security-Routers for Wireless Networks
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 27, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- UpGrade Communication, a subsidiary of DORO (Stockholm:DOROa) (Berlin:DORO) in Lund, listed on Stockholmborsen's O-list, has signed an agreement with Colubris Networks Inc. of Canada, producers of routers that focus specifically on security for all types of public and private wireless networks, to distribute their products in the Nordic and Baltic regions.
SEB Increases Its Ownership of Amagerbanken
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 27, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- SEB has purchased 239,434 shares in Amagerbanken, or 12 per cent, at market price, which means that SEB's total shareholding in Amagerbanken now corresponds to 30.37 per cent of the total number of shares in Amagerbanken. Thereby, SEB's total shareholding in Amagerbanken is 607,449 shares at par value of DKK 100 per share, corresponding to a total par value of DKK 60,744,900.