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ForeningsSparbanken increases its holding in BGC Holding AB
STOCKHOLM, June 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today ForeningsSparbanken has reached an agreement to purchase 17 percent of the shares in BGC Holding AB (Bankgirocentralen) from Nordea. As a result, ForeningsSparbanken will hold 29,2 percent of the shares in BGC Holding AB. The acquisition will be carried out on condition of the approval of relevant authorities.
PRV Approves Merger of Kinnevik and Invik
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Industriforvaltnings AB Kinnevik ("Kinnevik") today announced that PRV, the Swedish Patent and Registration Office, has notified Kinnevik and Invik & Co. AB ("Invik") that it has formally approved the merger of the two companies.
PRV Approves Merger of Invik and Kinnevik
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Invik & Co. AB ("Invik") today announced that PRV, the Swedish Patent and Registration Office, has notified Invik and Industriforvaltnings AB Kinnevik ("Kinnevik") that it has formally approved the merger of the two companies.
Wolters Kluwer's Ovid Technologies Achieves Agreement with BMJ Publishing Group to Provide Medical Information to CALIS Medical Consortium
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, June 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wolters Kluwer (Pink Sheets:WTKWY), a leading multinational publisher and information services company, announced today that Ovid Technologies has reached a pioneering agreement with the BMJ Publishing Group. The pioneering agreement provides over 70,000 medical professionals in China with the latest clinical information. Ovid is part of Wolters Kluwer's Health Division.The agreement with the BMJ Publishing Group (PG) brings clinical information to 20 medical research institutions and hospitals in China. Access to the BMJ PG collection on Journals@Ovid provides the consortium with the ability to retrieve the latest medical research in full text, integrated with bibliographic databases that are fully searchable. The agreement between Ovid and the BMJ PG ensures that the BMJ Collection is provided at a special rate to the participating Chinese institutions. Additionally, the agreement will provide six medical institutions with access to Clinical Evidence, the pioneering compendium of evidence-based interventions. Eunice Walford, from the BMJ PG commented: "This is an exciting project for us and we are delighted at the popularity of our titles in China."
Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc.
Hard to Treat Diseases Incorporated -- HTTD -- Announces: Signing of a Material Transfer Agreement with the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hard to Treat Diseases Incorporated (HTTD) (Pink Sheets:HTDS) announced today the signing of a Material Transfer Agreement with the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and the signing and commencement of a Sponsored Research and Development Agreement with the Denver Veteran's Affairs Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. Scientists at the Denver Veteran's Affairs Medical Center have commenced work with HTTD to investigate the possible effects of Tubercin(r) on a variety of diseases. Tubercin(r) is a proprietary drug and patented immunostimulant for which HTTD holds the international marketing rights, except for South Korea. The Sponsored Research and Development Agreement that HTTD established with the Denver Veteran's Affairs Medical Center will follow a focused agenda to assess novel uses for Tubercin(r). It is expected that these studies will considerably expand the potential clinical applications of this substance, while focusing on the treatment of important diseases using Tubercin(r).
Capital Research Group, Inc
TheSUBWAY.com Announces Its Stock Market Standouts List for Wednesday, June 30, 2004: APBH, LVLT, STX, YHOO
WESTON, Fla., June 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- TheSUBWAY.com announces the following stocks to its Stock Market Standouts List: Americana Publishing Inc. (OTCBB:APBH), Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq:LVLT), Seagate Technology (NYSE:STX), Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO).
Capital Research Group, Inc
Early Stock Market Alerts for Wednesday, June 30, 2004: APBH, AMAT, COMS, GE
WESTON, Fla., June 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- TheSUBWAY.com names the following stocks to its Stock Alerts List: Americana Publishing Inc. (OTCBB:APBH), Applied Materials Inc. (Nasdaq:AMAT), 3Com Corporation (Nasdaq:COMS), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE).
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
Impala: Ngezi Operations Back to Normal
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 30, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) (Pink Sheets:IMPUY) (Other OTC:IMPAF) (JSE:IMP) (LSE:IPLA) (ADR:IMPUY) confirms that employees of Horlock Mining, a contractor mining company, who embarked on illegal "go-slow" action at Makwiro Platinum's Ngezi open pit mine on 8 June have returned to work. Implats currently has an effective 88.3% stake in Makwiro through its interests in both Makwiro and Makwiro's parent company, Zimplats. Full production will be resumed immediately.