latest news releases from the newsroom
Independent Panel to Examine Relations Between Skandia Liv and Skandia
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skandia Liv's board has decided to appoint an independent investigative panel to examine business dealings and thereby elucidate the working relationship between Skandia Liv, with its responsibility to the life assurance policyholders, and its parent company Skandia (Other OTC:SKNFF), with its responsibility to the shareholders.
Skanska to Build Arena in Prague for World Championship for SEK 815 M
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skanska (Other OTC:SKSBF) has secured an assignment to construct a new ice-hockey stadium for next year's world championship in Prague, the Czech Republic. The contract is valued at SEK 815 M (CZK 2.8 billion) and is included in order bookings for the first quarter of 2003. The customer is Bestsport, a subsidiary of the Czech gaming company Sazka.
Scribona AB: Tom Ekevall Larsen Takes up his Position as President & CEO
SOLNA, Sweden, March 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- As previously annonced the Board of Directors have appointed Tom Ekevall Larsen, at present President of the Scribona Distribution business area, as President & CEO of Scribona AB. Tom Ekevall Larsen takes up his position today, March 12, and not as previously announced April 1.
Bure Equity: Lennart Svantesson Takes Over as President
GOTHENBURG, Sweden, March 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bure Equity (Other OTC:BRVVF): as previously announced, the Board of Directors has appointed Lennart Svantesson, formerly President of Scribona, as President of Bure Equity AB. He will take over on March 12, 2003 and not on April 1, as previously announced.
Biacore: New Technology Launched for Accelerated Functional Proteomics Research
UPPSALA, Sweden, March 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Biacore International AB (Nasdaq:BCOR) today announced a major new innovation for accelerating research in functional proteomics. Biacore(R)3000 is the highest performance SPR-based research system available today for studying biomolecular interactions. This has now been made more powerful through the incorporation of automated and increased capacity recovery functionality and direct MALDI target deposition for further analysis by MALDI-TOF, or even TOF/TOF mass spectrometry.
Stefano Chmielewski New President of Renault Trucks
GOTEBORG, Sweden, March 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stefano Chmielewski has been appointed president of Renault Trucks. Chmielewski is currently Senior Vice President Marketing at Renault Trucks and a member of the executive management team. He assumes his new position on May 1.
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Rabin, Murray & Frank LLP Commences Class Action Against Koninklijke Ahold, N.V., Certain of its Officers and Directors, and its Auditors Alleging Violations of Federal Securities Law -- AHO
NEW YORK, March 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- A class action complaint has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, case number 03 Civ. 1640, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased Koninklijke Ahold, N.V. ("Ahold" or the "Company") securities (NYSE:AHO) during the period from March 6, 2001 through February 21, 2003, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"). The Complaint names Ahold, Hendrikus de Ruiter, Cees H. van der Hoeven, Adriaan Michiel Meurs, James L. Miller, William John Grize, and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu as defendants.
Emerson Poynter LLP
Emerson Poynter Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Atmel Corporation on Behalf of Investors -- ATML
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 11, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The securities class action trial law firm, Emerson Poynter LLP, announced today that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of purchasers of Atmel Corporation ("Atmel" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:ATML) publicly traded securities during the period between January 20, 2000 and July 31, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"). A copy of the complaint filed in this action is available from the Court, or can be obtained by making a toll-free call to the Firm..