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Abrams Hospitality Marketing
Radio's Premier Travel Expert, Stephanie Abrams and 3D Graphic Design Co. Persistent Visions Take the 2005 Bronze Overall Award for Best Website with sabrams.com
BOSTON, Nov. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- For the fourth consecutive year, www.sabrams.com, the official website of Stephanie Abrams, radio's premier travel expert, has been recognized and honored by the League of American Communications Professionals, this year taking the 2005 Spotlight Bronze Overall Award for Best Website. The site was evaluated for visual design, creativity, relevance of content, clarity of message, first impression and overall narrative.
Pergo: U.S. Patent Case Against Faus Continues
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pergo's strategy to protect and defend Pergo's technology and know-how has, as earlier communicated, resulted in Pergo initiating several legal cases against the Faus Group for, amongst other things, patent and copyright infringements.
BILIA RECEIVES COMPETITION AUTHORITY’S APPROVAL
Bilia has today received permission from the Swedish Competition Authority to
go ahead with the purchase of the operations run by Michaelsson & Nelin AB.
Bilia will acquire access to these operations in January 2006.
Michaelsson & Nelin AB is based in Uppsala and currently sells some 1,300 used
cars. The company has a turnover of around SEK 145 M and its operating margin
is approximately five per cent. It has a total of 17 employees.
Göteborg, 18 November 2005
Bilia AB (publ)
Acquisition of Computershare's Markets Technology Business Strengthens OMX's Leading Position in Marketplace Technology
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 18, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- OMX, a leading provider of marketplace services and solutions for the global financial and energy markets, has today signed a Letter of Intent with Computershare Limited (ASX:CPU), the global leader in share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and other specialized financial and communications services, to acquire Computershare's Markets Technology business for approximately SEK 250 million, to be paid out over a five year period. With over 30 exchange and CSD customers worldwide, including among others Swiss Exchanges (SWX), Computershare is one of the largest players in the exchange technology market. The addition of Computershare's business underlines OMX's position as the global leader in the provision of technology solutions that make securities transactions more efficient.
TANDBERG 3G Solutions Premiere in Hong Kong
HONG KONG, Nov. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- TANDBERG(r) (Oslo:TAA), a global leader in visual communication, attended the Hong Kong 3G World Congress & Exhibition 2005, showcasing for the first time its advanced 3G visual communication solutions. The Congress opened on November 14th, while the Exhibition, a key event in the 3G industry, is held from November 16th to 18th.
HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.
HCC to Sell Common Stock
HOUSTON, Nov. 17, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCC) announced today it has agreed to sell 4,687,500 shares of common stock to Citigroup Corporate and Investment Banking as sole book-running manager. HCC has granted Citigroup an overallotment option to purchase an additional 703,125 shares. Closing of the common stock offering is expected to occur on November 23, 2005.