latest news releases from the newsroom
Prudential plc Scrip Dividend
LONDON, March 11, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Further to the announcement made on 9 March 2004 it should be noted that, for the avoidance of any doubt, the ex-dividend date for the year ended 31 December 2003 is 17 March 2004 and the record date is 19 March 2004.
Telelogic Signs $745,000 Contract with American Systems Integrator
MALMO, Sweden, March 11, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telelogic (Stockholm Exchange: TLOG), the leading global provider of solutions for advanced systems and software development, today announced that it has signed a five year contract worth $745,000 with a major American systems integrator. The contract includes licensing fees and maintenance with a value of $556,000 and professional services totaling $189,000.
Elekta -- Payment For Share Redemption
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 11, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Last day of trading in Elekta redemption shares is expected to be March 16, 2004 and payment of the redemption amount is expected to take place on March 24, 2004.
Skanska -- Ruling by Swedish Supreme Administrative Court Confirms Taxation Verdict
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 11, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Swedish Supreme Administrative Court has decided not to grant the National Swedish Tax Board review dispensation in a case concerning the tax deduction claimed by Skanska for the decrease in value of the limited partnership company Polaris Aircraft Leasing. This confirms the ruling by the Administrative Court of Appeal from March 2003, which permits the deduction.
ADVA Optical Networking
ADVA Optical Networking And Siemens Extend OEM Contract To Include FSP 1500
MUNICH, Germany and MAHWAH, N.J., March 11, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ADVA Optical Networking (FSE: ADV), a leading global provider of optical networking solutions, today announced that its Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) contract with Siemens Information and Communication Networks (ICN) has been extended to include ADVA's Fiber Service Platform (FSP) 1500 product. ADVA and Siemens have established a close, strategic partnership over the past four years, building a large base of carrier and enterprise customers that spans the globe.
Georges Jacobs Will Succeed Gui De Vaucleroy as Chairman of Delhaize Group at Year-End
BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 11, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels:DELB) (NYSE:DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announced today that its Board of Directors has decided that on January 1, 2005, Georges Jacobs will succeed Gui de Vaucleroy as Chairman of Delhaize Group. Reaching the retirement age to serve as Chairman of the Board, Gui de Vaucleroy will retire as Chairman and Director of Delhaize Group on December 31, 2004. The Board has also decided to propose to Delhaize Group's shareholders at the Ordinary General Meeting to be held on May 27, 2004, the appointment of Neville Isdell as an independent Director to replace William Ferguson who will not stand for reelection, having reached the retirement age to serve as a Board Member.
LegalPlay Entertainment, Inc.
LegalPlay Entertainment Inc. Starts Final Stage of Beta Testing at Dailyhorse.Com, Corporate Update
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 10, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- LegalPlay Entertainment Inc. (OTCBB:LPLE) announced today that it has commenced the final stages of beta testing of its horse racing analysis software, a web based application which will be available on a subscription basis at www.DailyHorse.com. The Company is also discussing potential collaboration with content providers with respect to both horse racing related data and news with a view to completing the portal for public release. The completed DailyHorse.com will be available to horse racing enthusiasts and potential licensees during April 2004.