latest news releases from the newsroom
UMICORE: Quarterly Update -- Overview
BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Umicore's (Other OTC:UMICF) various businesses posted a strong performance in the first quarter of 2004. This was the case both for Umicore's traditional business as well as for the units acquired in 2003.
FindProfit.com Provides Investment Coverage of the WiMax Sector
PRINCETON, N.J., May 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- FindProfit (www.findprofit.com), an investment service that delivered a +67% audited return in 2003, announced today that it has provided to trial and paid subscribers investment coverage of the WiMax sector, including coverage of Alvarion (Nasdaq:ALVR) and Intel (Nasdaq:INTC).
Metro Launches Sixth Edition In France
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, May 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. ("Metro"), the international newspaper group, today announced the continuation of its organic expansion in France with the launch of a new edition in Bordeaux. Bordeaux is the seventh largest city in France and Metro already publishes daily editions in the five largest French cities -- Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse and Lille.
KLIPPAN Annual General Meeting
KLIPPAN, Sweden, May 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Election of board At KLIPPAN's annual general meeting, Jan Bernander, Bertil Bernadotte, Mariana Burenstam Linder, Bjorn Gillberg, Tommy Kullberg, Stefan Lersten and Kjell Svensson were re-elected as ordinary members of the board. Lars-Ake Helgesson was elected as new ordinary member of the board.
Sandvik -- EUR 1,000 million Syndicated Term Loan Facility
SANDVIKEN, Sweden, May 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sandvik AB has appointed Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Nordea Bank AB and Svenska Handelsbanken AB as joint Mandated Lead Arrangers for a EUR 1,000 million Syndicated Term Loan Facility. BNP Paribas, Barclays and Citigroup will act as Bookrunners with Nordea acting as the Documentation Agent and Handelsbanken acting as the Facility Agent and Swingline Agent.
Superscape Group PLC
Superscape Group plc Awarded $1.2M Contract from Global Wireless Entertainment
HAMPSHIRE, U.K., May 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Superscape Group plc (LSE:SPS), leaders in revolutionary entertainment for mobile phones, announces today that it has won a contract, with a value of $1.2m, to develop a new portfolio of mobile games for Californian-based Global Wireless Entertainment Inc., (GWE). In addition to the development contract, Superscape will also work with GWE to distribute the games to global handset manufacturers and operators, for which Superscape will receive ongoing royalty revenues every time a game is downloaded over the air or supplied direct to a third party.