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EQT acquires Sanitec
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 04, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The EQT IV Fund ("EQT") announced today that it has reached an agreement with funds advised by BC Partners to acquire Sanitec Corporation. Sanitec is Europe's leading manufacturer of bathroom ceramics and bath and shower products. In 2003, the company's sales totalled EUR 951 million.
Antisoma completes acquisition of Aptamera
LOUISVILLE, Ken. and LONDON, Feb. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Further to the announcement made yesterday, Antisoma plc (LSE:ASM) announces the completion of its acquisition of Aptamera Inc. This follows today's admission to the Official List and to trading on the London Stock Exchange of the shares issued to Aptamera's shareholders in conjunction with the transaction.
Fagerhult Acquires the Nordic Market Leader in Retail Lighting Systems
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In order to further strengthen its position in the European Lighting Industry and to create a platform for growth in the Retail Lighting market segment, Fagerhult today announces the acquisition of the Swedish lighting company LampGustaf AB. The acquisition will have a positive effect on the full year profit per share in 2005.
Ahold Terminates Credit Facility to Reduce Cost
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Feb. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today announced its intention to terminate its EUR 300 million and USD 1.45 billion secured back-up credit facility in the course of this month. This three-year facility was signed with a syndicate of banks on December 17, 2003.
Law Offices of Howard G. Smith
Smith & Smith LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Gander Mountain Company -- GMTN
BENSALEM, Pa., Feb. 3, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Smith & Smith LLP announces that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of shareholders who purchased securities of Gander Mountain Company ("Gander Mountain" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:GMTN), pursuant to the Company's Initial Public Offering ("IPO") and on the open market between April 20, 2004 and January 13, 2005, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.