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Statoil Going for Large Fields
OSLO, Norway, Nov. 28, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- A new global exploration unit in Statoil (NYSE:STO) encompassing around 100 geologists will be established before the end of the year.
Neoware to Enter Professional Services Business via New Subsidiary
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Nov. 28, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Neoware Systems (Nasdaq:NWRE) today announced that it intends to expand its product portfolio by providing high-margin professional services and complete solutions for customers seeking to deploy server-based computing systems. To aggressively implement this new strategy, Neoware has entered into an agreement to purchase the business of ACTIV-e Solutions and operate it through a newly formed subsidiary called Neoware Technology Group, Inc.
Hannover Re Plans Increase in Stockholders' Equity of EUR 194.3 Million
HANNOVER, Germany, Nov. 28, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Boards responsible for Hannover Re (GER:HNR) decided today to increase the capital stock of Hannover Re by EUR 7,305,749.99 to EUR 82,798,545.89 through the issue of 2,857,761 new, registered no-par value shares. Hannover Re is being advised on this capital increase by Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, Hannover.
Metso to Open Two Manufacturing Plants in China
HELSINKI, Finland, Nov. 28, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Minerals has decided to invest approximately EUR 15 million in two manufacturing units in China. The new facilities will allow Metso Minerals to serve its customers in China with locally made products and short lead times, which will strengthen its position on the growing Chinese market. The units will together employ about 120 people.
Regus Announces First Franchise in Middle East
CHERTSEY, UK, Nov. 28, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Regus (Nasdaq:REGS) (LSE:RGU.L), the world's leading operator of business centers, has agreed to a landmark franchise agreement with HAK Group, one of the largest conglomerates in the Middle East.
Advanta Event to be Broadcast by Vcall Over the Internet
RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 27, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Advanta Corporation (Nasdaq:ADVNB) (Nasdaq:ADVNA) will broadcast its earnings on Monday, December 3, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern, Vcall, a Service of World Investor Link, announced today. This event Webcast can be accessed at http://www.vcall.com/NASApp/VCall/EventPage?ID=79845