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Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. (AIB) announces Independent Assurer
DUBLIN, Ireland, May 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE:AIB) has today announced that Mr Lauri McDonnell has been appointed as the independent assurer of the investigation into certain foreign exchange charges made by AIB. This appointment has been approved by the Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority (IFSRA). Mr McDonnell, who is a former Comptroller and Auditor General, will take up this post with immediate effect. He will have access to external independent audit expertise in carrying out the investigation, which is to be completed by mid-June.
Megola CEO, Joel Gardner Featured on Wall Street Reporter
CORUNNA, Ontario, Canada, May 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Megola, Inc. (OTCBB:MGOA), a leading solution provider in physical water treatment, microbiological control, waste-water treatment and air purification, announced today that the company's CEO, Joel Gardner was interviewed today by the Wall Street Reporter and that the entire interview can be heard online at www.wallstreetreporter.com.
Paragon Real Estate Equity and Investment Trust
Paragon Announces Operating Results for First Quarter Ended March 31, 2004
CLEVELAND, May 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Paragon Real Estate Equity and Investment Trust (AMEX:PRG) today announced operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2004. Net loss attributable to common shares decreased to approximately $133,000, or $0.00 per share, compared to a net loss of approximately $245,000, or $0.05 per share, for the same period of 2003.
Volvo sells its shares in Bilia
GOTEBORG, Sweden, May 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- AB Volvo today sold all of its shares in Bilia, a total of 588,938 shares, corresponding to 2.3% of the votes and 2.3*% of the share capital.
Volvo Truck deliveries January -- April 2004
GOTEBORG, Sweden, May 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Total deliveries of trucks from the Volvo Group's three truck companies increased 21% through April this year, compared with the year-earlier period. Deliveries from Mack rose 34%, while deliveries from Renault Trucks were up 12%. Deliveries from Volvo Trucks increased 25% during the period.
Pergo and Classen Group sign a partnership agreement
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pergo is a major Swedish laminate flooring company with leading positions in the markets especially in North America and Europe. Pergo's head office is situated in Trelleborg, Sweden. The Classen Group is one of the most important laminate flooring manufacturers of the world with fully integrated facilities for production and logistics.
`Table Talk' Is the Next Big Idea for Games!
CINCINNATI, May 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Games Inc. (OTCBB:GMSI) today announced that it has acquired the exclusive license for "Table Talk(TM)", a recently patented product that will allow games Players all over the world to "talk throughout the play of their games online on a real-time basis, without local or long-distance phone calls."
iLumen Launches iLumen Information Services, Inc.
ATLANTA, May 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- iLumen Incorporated, a financial information and technology company headquartered in Atlanta, today announced the launch of iLumen Information Services Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary company. iLumen Information Services is a financial information clearinghouse that gathers, analyzes, hosts and electronically delivers private company financial data to requesting and approved corporate trade partners.