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Nordea sells Nordisk Renting to The Royal Bank of Scotland
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nordea (Other OTC:NRDAF) (Other OTC:NRDEF) has today signed an agreement to sell all the shares in Nordisk Renting AB to The Royal Bank of Scotland plc. The price is EUR 104m after Nordea having received a dividend of EUR 134m. The deal is expected to be finalised during June and will result in a gain of approximately EUR 30m.
Scania Longline -- Extended R-cab in Production
SODERTALJE, Sweden, May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- At press conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Scania today announced its decision to put its concept truck with the extended cab and a living area behind the driver on the market. Called Scania Longline, the new truck cab gives drivers access to much more living space, comfort and convenience. The cab is offered exclusively in combination with Scania's most powerful V8 engine and production will start in September 2003.
Frontline Mandatory Notification of Trade
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Frontline (NYSE:FRO) (LSE:FRO) has, based on the Stock Indexed Total Return Swap Program with Nova Scotia Group (Scotia), been informed that the latter through market purchases executed today has acquired 125,000 Frontline common shares. The shares have been acquired at an average price of NOK 73.99.
Vodafone Sverige AB
Java games in Vodafone live!
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) (Other OTC:VODPF): play tennis on the bus, save the world from aliens in the taxi or get a nostalgia kick from PacMan. Anytime. Vodafone Sweden has today some 40 Java games in its Vodafone live! of which around 30 are adapted to the Sharp GX10i cameraphone.
Pricer and Ishida Form a Joint Venture
UPPSALA, Sweden, May 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pricer AB (publ) (Other OTC:PCRBF) (Stockholm:PRICb) and its Japanese partner Ishida Co., Ltd., have reached an agreement to form a jointly owned company. The main objective of the joint venture is to continuously develop Pricer's ESL (Electronic Shelf Label) system using new technologies to meet future requirements, primarily in Japan but also in other markets around the world.