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Sigma Strengthens its Capital Base by 143 Million SEK
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, March 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sigma's successful adaptation of its business to prevailing market conditions has now resulted in increasing profits. The cutbacks, however, have increased the corporation's debt. In order to strengthen its capital base and increase its operational flexibility in the future, Sigma is now announcing a cash issue of approximately 100 MSEK with preferential rights for existing shareholders, and a directed capital issue of 43 MSEK. Sigma has learned that there are already intentions to subscribe for totally at least 91 MSEK of this 143 MSEK.
Annual General Meeting of Swedish Match AB (publ)
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The shareholders of Swedish Match AB (publ) (Nasdaq:SWMAY) (Other OTC:SWMAF) are called to the Annual General Meeting on Friday, April 25, 2003, at 4:30 p.m. (CET) at the Stockholm International Trade Fairs' facility in Alvsjo ("Stockholmsmassan").
A Trio For The Seniors -- A trilogy of novellas written in tribute to the often neglected elderly
DUNDAS, Canada, March 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Many, if not most, authors award their most favored characters to the young and able. To counter this trend, author Michael Clark has written a trilogy of novellas exploring the comedy, conflicts, tragedies and joys of still active seniors. While likely appealing in particular to mature readers and to those with Catholic backgrounds, Golden Years (now available through 1stBooks Library) will also provide insights to caregivers and others involved with the elderly.
Allgon Reached Settlement in Legal Proceedings
TABY, Sweden, March 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In connection with the divestment of the business area Wireless Solutions in 2001, Allgon provided the buyer with certain warranties. In two cases, this lead to legal proceedings.