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Metso Acquires the Entire Stock of Scandinavian Mill Service Oy
HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Paper has today agreed to acquire YIT Installaatiot Oy's shareholding in Scandinavian Mill Service Oy, i.e. 51 percent of the company's shares. Scandinavian Mill Service becomes thus fully owned by Metso Corporation (NYSE:MX). The acquisition is part of the development of the Metso Future Care business concept and supports Metso Paper's aim to expand its scope in the daily service operations within the pulp and paper industry. The acquisition price is not disclosed.
WM-data Divests Humanpro
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- WM-data today divested the staffing company Humanpro AB. The buyer is the international staffing group Vedior NV. WM-data will retain a 10% ownership interest in the operations.
Bure Increases Its Ownership in Xdin
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Sept. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bure has increased its ownership in Xdin to 59 per cent of votes and 57 per cent of capital through a new share issue. As a result, Bure's total investment in the company amounts to SEK 61M. The other owners are mainly Xdin's founders.
NCC Leases Premises in Centralhuset, Gothenburg, to Lindex
SOLNA, Sweden, Sept. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- NCC Property Development and Lindex have concluded a lease regarding premises in the Centralhuset building in Gothenburg. Lindex, which is to lease 6,440 square meters of the total of 8,300 square meters of office space in Centralhuset, will move its head office to the property.
Lindex Moves Its Head Office to Goteborg
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wishing to get closer to its customers and to the influences of fashion, while aiming to be a more attractive employer, Lindex has decided to move its head office to Goteborg.