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Guarantee Liability for American Skandia
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In reference to today's article in Dagens Industri about Skandia's guarantee liability in connection with the sale of American Skandia, Skandia would like to make the following comments.
Renault Trucks Receives Order for 2,820 Trucks
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Jan. 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- AB Volvo's (Nasdaq:VOLVY) subsidiary, Renault Trucks, has received an order from the French Armed Forces covering delivery of 2,820 trucks. The order is estimated at a value of EUR 160 M (about SEK 1.5 billion) during a five-year period.
Head N.V.: Change in Corporate Communications Department
ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, Jan. 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Head N.V. (NYSE:HED) (Vienna:HEAD), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of sports equipment, today announced that Robert Kosian, who was Head of Corporate Communications, has left the company to pursue other opportunities. We would like to thank him for the contribution he has made during his time with us. Clare Vincent, who is Head of Corporate Finance, and currently looks after Corporate Communications in Europe, will assume responsibility for Corporate Communications worldwide.
Broad Expansion in All of Nordea's Nordic Online Services
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 28, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- 3.3 million of Nordea's (Other OTC:NRDAF) (Stockholm:NDA) customers use Internet-banking services. Personal customers make 38% of their payments via Internet. Around 3% of payments are made in the branches.
e-Perception, Inc. Appoints New Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing; Opens Orange County, CA Office
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- e-Perception, Inc. (OTCBB:EPER), a provider of real-time human capital management solutions, today announced that Mr. Joseph Flynn has accepted the position of Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. In addition, the firm announced it would open a Sales and Marketing office in Newport Beach, CA. Mr. Flynn joins the company from Advanstar Communications, Inc. where, as General Manager of their e-learning and Telecommunications Media Groups, he played a high-profile leadership role as a trendsetter and learning and training industry leader. Said Mr. Flynn "I am excited by the prospect of taking e-Perception, Inc.'s unique solutions to the market. The global business community is coming into an era where the most competitive and forward-thinking organizations understand that their human capital is by far their most valuable asset. According to many industry reports, the Human Capital Management (HCM) market is experiencing significant growth and finally coming of age," stated Flynn. "e-Perception, Inc.'s real-time HCM solutions present a clear opportunity for us to be the market leader. Our solutions offer large enterprises and government institutions unprecedented value and a clear path to a rapid return on investment," added Flynn. Mr. Flynn also brings a wealth of international business and management experience as head of Advanstar's Latin American exhibition properties.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc. -- TKTX
BALTIMORE, Jan. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action has been commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of Transkaryotic Therapies, Inc. (Nasdaq:TKTX) between January 4, 2001 and January 14, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Robertson Stephens Charged with Securities Fraud by the Pomerantz Firm on Behalf of Purchaseres of Corvis -- CORV
NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, case number 03 CV 0590, against Robertson Stephens, Inc. ("Robertson Stephens") and its former managing director and senior research analyst Paul Johnson ("Johnson") on behalf of investors who purchased the common stock of Corvis Corporation ("Corvis" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CORV) during the period from August 22, 2000 through January 29, 2001, inclusive (the "Class Period").