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SkiStar and Stadium initiate co-operation agreements
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- SkiStar and Stadium have established a joint purchasing and operational agreement regarding a sporting goods and sportswear retail outlet. Stadium is the Nordic region's leading and most expansive sporting goods and sportswear retail chain with a total of approximately 80 outlets in Sweden, Denmark and Finland.
Atlas Copco finalizes acquisitions of Chinese rock drill business
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- After approval from the regulatory authorities, Atlas Copco (China) Investment Company Ltd. has today acquired assets of rock drill company Shenyang Rock Drilling Machinery Co. Ltd, in China. The current yearly turnover is approximately MSEK 110. The purchase price was not disclosed.
Elekta's opponent in U.S. patent dispute denied reconsideration
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- On Thursday October 30, 2003, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit announced its decision to deny the petition from Medical Instrumentation and Diagnostics Corporation (Midco), Elekta's opponent in the U.S. patent dispute, to reconsider its ruling issued on September 22, 2003.
Ahold publishes 2002 annual report
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Oct. 31, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold today published the English version of its 2002 Annual Report. It is also being posted on the Ahold website (www.ahold.com). The Dutch version of this report will be published on Friday, November 7, 2003.
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Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces the Filing of a Class Action Suit Against Putnam Funds Defendants and the Putnam Funds Family of Funds on Behalf of Investors -- PEYAX, PEUGX, PTFLX, PGRWX
BALTIMORE, Oct. 30, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all purchasers of shares of the Putnam Family of Funds (the "Putnam Funds") during the period between November 1, 1998 and September 3, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period"), seeking to pursue remedies under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940.