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Kinnevik Disclosure of Substantial Shareholding in Tele2
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Industriforvaltnings AB Kinnevik (pub) (org.nr 556001-9035) (Nasdaq:KVIKA) (Nasdaq:KVIKB) with subsidiaries, today announced that it has purchased 1,826,087 B-shares in Tele2 AB (pub) (org. nr 556410-8917) (Nasdaq:TLTOA) (Nasdaq:TLTOB) from Millicom International Cellular S.A. with subsidiaries. As from September 1, 2002, Industriforvaltnings AB Kinnevik with subsidiaries has in total purchased 3,740,126 B-shares in Tele2 AB from Millicom International Cellular S.A. with subsidiaries.
Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP
Kaplan Fox Seeks to Recover Losses for Investors Who Purchased Exodus Communications, Inc. Common Stock -- EXDQE
NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kaplan Fox (kaplanfox.com) has filed a class action against Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., and Internet stock analyst and First Vice President of Merrill Lynch, Henry Blodget, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired the common stock of Exodus Communications, Inc. ("Exodus" or the "Company") (Other OTC:EXDQE) between December 8, 1999 and June 19, 2002 inclusive (the "Class Period").
Wolf Popper LLP
Wolf Popper LLP Files Securities Fraud Class Action Against Electronic Data Systems Corp. -- EDS
NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wolf Popper LLP has filed a securities fraud class action complaint against Electronic Data Systems Corp. (NYSE:EDS) and two of its senior officers on behalf of purchasers of EDS convertible preferred stock and other securities from April 22, 2002 through September 18, 2002, inclusive. A copy of the complaint is available from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division, and on Wolf Popper's website (www.wolfpopper.com).
Edinburgh Income & Value Trust
Edinburgh Income & Value Trust 1st Quarter Results
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- At a board meeting held today, the directors of Edinburgh Income and Value Trust plc resolved that a first interim dividend of 2.4p per ordinary share be declared in respect of the year to May 31, 2003, payable on October 31, 2002 to shareholders on the register on October 11, 2002. The ex-dividend date is October 9, 2002.
Blyth, Inc. to Present at Sidoti & Company Emerging Growth Institutional Investor Forum
GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leader in the candles, home fragrance and giftware industry, today announced that Company management will appear at Sidoti & Company's Institutional Investor Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, October 8 at 10:15 a.m. pacific time. The conference will be held at the Ritz-Carlton, located at 600 Stockton Street. The conference is open by invitation to institutional investors, and there is no fee to attend.
ING Initiates Coverage on Pharmexa with a Buy Recommendation
HOERSHOLM, Denmark, Oct. 2, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pharmexa A/S (Copenhagen:PHARMX) today announced that ING Financial Markets has initiated coverage of its stock. The research report, published today, rates Pharmexa as a "Buy" with a fair value of DKK 196. The Company will be covered by ING's European biotech/healthcare team in London, made up of Richard Parkes, Sally Bennett and Max Herrmann.