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SKF Acquires the Bulgarian Bearing Company VMZ
GOTEBORG, Sweden, March 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- SKF has acquired the bearing business of VMZ, from the Bulgarian State. The VMZ bearing operations comprise four factories in Bulgaria, at Sopot, Kalofer, Karnare and Bogdan, with Head Office in Sopot, 120 km. east of Sofia.
Novasoft AG Beats the Crisis; Revenues of EUR 68.7 Million were Generated in the Past Fiscal Year
HEIDELBERG, Germany, March 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Novasoft AG (security identification no. 677 890, Neuer Markt), is publishing the figures for the 2001 fiscal year at the press and analyst conference that is being held in Hanover today: revenues of EUR 68.7 million were generated in the past fiscal year (previous year: EUR 50.1 million). EBIT amounted to EUR 9.2 million (previous year: EUR 7.6 million) and EBITDA EUR 11.2 million (previous year: EUR 9.1 million). The net income per share by the DVFA/SG method was EUR 0.22 following EUR 0.20 in the previous year.
Pointsec Mobile Technologies Enters Into Agreement With Electrolux AB
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- The IT security company Protect Data's subsidiary company Pointsec Mobile Technologies has entered into an agreement with Electrolux regarding the security application Pointsec(r). Electrolux intends to protect the Group's portable computers as well as a number of critical desktop computers with Pointsec(r).
Song Networks Holding
Song Networks Receives Order Worth NOK 4.5 Million
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Song Networks AS, the Norwegian subsidiary of Song Networks Holding AB (Nasdaq:SONW), (Stockholmsborsen:SONW), is signing a contract with DHL International AS for the delivery of telephony services to the company's operations in Norway. The contract includes fixed and mobile telephony, totals NOK 4.5 million, and runs for 3 years.
Metro Launches Third Edition in France
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 18, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. ("Metro") (Nasdaq:MTROA) (Nasdaq:MTROB), the international newspaper group, today announced the launch of a third edition in France. The new edition of Metro was distributed by hand in Lyon for the first time on Friday and has a target daily circulation of 100,000 daily copies. The distribution covers a target population of 1.4 million people and will make Metro the largest daily newspaper in Lyon.