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Digital Wall Street Inc.
WallSt.net Interviews President and CEO of VitalStream Holdings Inc., CFO of Brightpoint Inc., Chairman of Hear USA Inc., and Chairman, President and CEO of Super Vision International Inc.
NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Paul Summers, President and CEO of VitalStream Holdings Inc. (OTCBB:VSTH) detailed the company's focus on a "path to profitability," and the growth of the digital media industry. The company, which reported a 68% increase in revenues for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2003 over the same quarter in 2002, is "uniquely positioned to leverage off of (the) digital media revolution," according to Summers. Other topics discussed in the interview were VitalStream Holdings Inc.'s relationship with Microsoft, market share achievement goals and their differentiator against their competitors. (Note: More detailed information about the company's performance, risk factors and other matters of importance to investors is set forth in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2003)
Randgold Resources Limited
Randgold Resources Block Listing
JERSEY, Channel Islands, Dec. 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange and the UK Listing Authority for a block listing of 300,000 ordinary shares of a par value of US$0.10 each to be admitted to the Official List. These shares will rank pari passu with the existing shares in issue.
Ofek Capital Corp.
Ofek Capital To Relaunch Mortgage Banking Services Subsidiary
TORONTO, Dec. 01, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ofek Capital Corp. (Pink Sheets:OFCC) announces that Ofek, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Mortgage Bankers of North America of California, is in the process of evaluating the purchase of a Southern California based mortgage banking firm, to enable Ofek to rapidly reenter the lucrative mortgage banking market.
Stockholmsborsen Monthly Statistics, November 2003
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- OMHEX is a leading provider of marketplace services and transaction technology to financial and energy markets. Through the HEX Integrated Markets division, OMHEX operates northern Europe's largest securities market. This division includes the exchanges in Stockholm, Helsinki, Tallinn and Riga. Through its exchange operations within Stockholmsborsen, HEX Helsinki, HEX Tallinn and HEX Riga, it offers investors access to 80% of the Nordic and Baltic equity markets. The central securities depositories in Finland, Estonia and Latvia are also part of HEX Integrated Markets.
Powerwave Technologies and LGP Allgon enter into a strategic combination transaction
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 1, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Powerwave Technologies, Inc., a Delaware (US) corporation listed on the Nasdaq National Market (Nasdaq:PWAV) ("Powerwave") and LGP Allgon Holding AB (Stockholmsborsen:LGPA) ("LGP Allgon") today announced that they have agreed to combine their businesses in a strategic transaction valued at approximately 3,070 million SEK (USD 407 million1) to create a world- wide leader in the design and manufacture of a broad range of wireless infrastructure products and solutions. The combination will be effected by a public offer from Powerwave (the "Offer") for all of the outstanding shares of LGP Allgon. Under the terms of the Offer, Powerwave is offering 1.1 newly issued Powerwave shares for each LGP Allgon share. LGP Allgon's Board of Directors unanimously recommends that LGP Allgon shareholders accept the Offer. Powerwave is the leading independent supplier of high performance radio frequency ("RF") power amplifiers. LGP Allgon is a world leading solution provider in the area of radio-based mobile infrastructure equipment.
IBS Sings Order with Leading Pharmaceutical Company in Australia
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 01, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sigma Company Ltd. has signed an agreement with IBS in Australia for installation of IBS' specialised software solution for pharmaceutical distribution, IBS Pharma. The agreement covers software, implementation, services and hardware in the amount of EUR 4.5m.
Simon Nathanson to Leave Stockholmsborsen
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 01, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Simon Nathanson, President of the business area Derivatives Markets and Vice President of Stockholmsborsen is to leave the company. He has been appointed President and CEO of NeoNet AB. Henrik Paulsson, currently Vice President of Sales & Business Development, has been appointed President Derivatives Markets, effective January 2004.