latest news releases from the newsroom
JM proposes change of auditors
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 27, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- JM's Board of Directors, in co-operation with JM's Nomination Committee, has completed auditor procurement procedures.
Scania becomes engine supplier to John Deere in Brazil
SODERTALJE, Sweden, Feb. 27, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- John Deere, the world's largest manufacturer of agricultural machinery and tractors, has signed a contract with Scania in Brazil to supply engines for their combine harvesters. The first phase of the agreement is for 200 engines, 177 of which will be used directly in the harvesting of this year's Brazilian sugar cane crop.
Billerud: Acquisition of Henry Cooke finalized
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 27, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Billerud has today, after approval by the British competition authority, the OFT, acquired 100 percent of the shares in the British packaging paper company Henry Cooke Ltd.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp.
Integra LifeSciences Reports Record Operating Earnings and Revenues for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2003
PLAINSBORO, N.J., Feb. 27, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) today reported net income of $9.2 million, or $0.30 per share, for the fourth quarter of 2003, compared to $25.4 million, or $0.83 per share, for the prior year period. Net income for the year ended December 31, 2003 was $26.9 million, or $0.88 per share, compared to $35.3 million, or $1.14 per share, for the year ended December 31, 2002. Our reported net income for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2002 included a $20.4 million tax benefit attributable to a reduction in deferred tax asset valuation allowances.
TeliaSonera Finland aquires real estate property Sturenportti
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 27, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- TeliaSonera Finland Oyj will aquire the shares in real-estate company Kiinteisto Oy Sturenportti from the Sonera Pension Fund at the price of 32.5 MEUR. Kiinteisto Oy Sturenportti's assets consists of real estate property Sturenportti in Helsinki and is part of TeliaSonera Finland's head quarter premises.