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CALAMOS Asset Management, Inc.
Morningstar Awards High Marks to CALAMOS Mutual Funds
NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 26, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- John P. Calamos, President and Chief Investment Officer of CALAMOS ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC., has announced that every fund in the CALAMOS Family of Funds rated by Morningstar has been awarded five stars for the three-year period ended March 31, 2001. A five-star rating is awarded only to the top 10% of funds within each category.
Harsco Adds New European Orders for Railway Track Maintenance Services and Equipment
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 26, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Worldwide industrial services and products company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today that its Harsco Track Technologies (HTT) division has received new orders from Northern Ireland and Portugal for railway track maintenance services and equipment. The orders, the division's first from both countries, further extend the company's international market penetration and growing European presence. Terms were not disclosed.
Old Mutual plc
Old Mutual plc: Proposed Acquisition of F & G Life for US$635 Million (EURO 441 Million)
LONDON, April 26, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Old Mutual plc ("Old Mutual"), the London-listed financial services company (LSE:OML), has entered into an agreement with St. Paul Fire and Marine ("St. Paul"), a subsidiary of The St. Paul Companies Inc. ("The St. Paul") (NYSE:SPC), to acquire The St. Paul's subsidiary Fidelity and Guaranty Life Insurance Company ("F&G Life"), a Baltimore-based fixed annuity and life assurance specialist, for $635 million (EURO 441 million) in cash and ordinary shares. The acquisition is conditional upon the receipt of regulatory approvals
Old Mutual plc
Old Mutual plc: Presentation for Analysts April 26, 2001
LONDON, April 26, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Old Mutual Plc (LSE:OML.L) will be holding a presentation for analysts today at 14:30 (London, 15:30 Johannesburg) on the proposed acquisition of F & G Life and the Convertible Bond launched today. The presentation will take place in both London and Johannesburg via video conference link.
The Blaine Group
Color Imaging's FY 2000 Revenue Rises 89 Percent
ATLANTA, April 26, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Color Imaging, Inc.'s (OTCBB:CIMG) Form 10K, for the period that ended December 31, 2000 and filed on March 30, 2001 with the Securities and Exchange Commission, highlights a sales increase of 89 percent, from $11.2 million to $21.2 million, operating profit improvement of $823,000, from a December 31, 1999 loss of $928,000 to a fiscal year 2000 loss of $105,000, and significant factory expansion.