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Vodafone Sverige AB
New Subscription Forms Mean more Choice for Vodafone's Customers
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Vodafone Sweden (NYSE:VOD) is now introducing two new subscription forms -- Vodafone 60 and Vodafone 120 -- which make it easier for customers to make decisions concerning their mobile lifestyle and costs. Among other things, Vodafone's customers can, when buying a new mobile phone, regulate its price themselves and subscribe to SMS and data packages that offer lower prices for text messages and data traffic.
Nordea sells Additional Properties in Denmark
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nordea (Other OTC:NRDAF) (Other OTC:NRDEF) has as a next step in the ongoing process of reducing its real estate exposure sold most of its remaining properties in Denmark to a consortium consisting of PensionDanmark, Laegernes Pensionskasse and Nordea Pension.
Stockholmsborsen: Considerable Interest in Liquidity Providers
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The new system of liquidity providers is being introduced on Stockholmsborsen today and, to date, 13 listed companies have decided to use a liquidity provider. The system is designed to create the conditions for more liquid trading that will result in lower costs and reduced risks for investors. Nine members of Stockholmsborsen, that is, banks and brokers, have signed agreements with the Exchange under which they will act as liquidity providers.
Anoto Group: Proposal Regarding Election of Board of Directors
LUND, Sweden, May 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Nomination Committee of Anoto Group (Other OTC:AOTOF) has informed the Company of its intention to set forth the following proposal concerning election of Board Members and remuneration for the Board at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting on May 15, 2003. Shareholders representing approximately 40 percent of the total number of votes in Anoto Group have expressed their intention to endorse the proposal.
TeliaSonera sells Telia Mobile Finland to Finnet Oy
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- TeliaSonera (Nasdaq:TLSN) (LSE:TLSNq) has agreed to sell Telia Mobile Finland to Finnet OY (DNA Finland OY, Finnish 2G OY and Suomen 3P OY). The disposal of Telia Mobile Finland has been required by the EU for approval of the merger between Telia (Nasdaq:TLSN) and Sonera (Other OTC:SNRAY) (Other OTC:SNEAF) (Other OTC:SNRAF).
Appointments at Ahold
ZAANDAM, Netherlands, May 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold (NYSE:AHO) has nominated Arjan Both as Managing Director AMS Marketing Service. His appointment is pending the approval of the AMS Supervisory Board and shareholders. Both (45) is currently Senior Vice President Marketing & Format Management Albert Heijn. Previously, he was Vice President Ahold European Sourcing.
Tele2 Acquires Finnish 3G Suomen 3G Oy
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB ("Tele2", "theGroup") (Nasdaq:TLTOA) (Nasdaq:TLTOB) (Stockholmsborsen:TEL2A), the leading alternative pan-European telecommunications company, today announced that it has acquired the remaining shares in Finnish 3G Suomen 3G Oy, which holds one of four 3G licenses in Finland. Tele2 previously owned 27.4% of the company.
Information from Concordia Maritime
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, May 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- One of the ULCCs sold by Concordia Maritime with seller credit has now been sold to a third party by the buyer, Oceanic Trans Shipping, which will thus repay the seller credit to Concordia.