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Metro International S.A. Financial calendar
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, Jan. 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. (Metro) (Nasdaq:MTROA) (Nasdaq:MTROB), the international newspaper group, today announced the following dates for the release of its quarterly results statements and the Annual General Meeting in 2003:
Nordea Acquires Remaining Shares in Nordisk Renting
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nordea (Other OTC:NRDAF), through Nordea Bank Finland Plc, has acquired the remaining 60% of the shares in Nordisk Renting AB from 3i Group Plc and the Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund.
Atlas Minerals Inc.
Atlas Restructures Option Agreement on Grassy Mountain Gold Project
DENVER, Jan. 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atlas Minerals Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB:ATMR) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Atlas Precious Metals, Inc. (collectively "Atlas"), announced today that they have restructured the option agreement (as amended) with Seabridge Gold, Inc. (f/k/a Seabridge Resources Inc.) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Seabridge Gold Corporation (collectively "Seabridge"), under which Seabridge has the right to acquire from Atlas the Grassy Mountain gold property located in eastern Oregon.
Shana Corporation Named to Alberta's Fastest Growing Companies 2003
EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada, Jan. 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Shana Corporation has been ranked one of Alberta's 30 fastest growing companies in the 2003 edition of Alberta Venture magazine's Fastest Growing Companies for the third year running. The Alberta-based software company, which specializes in eForms management solutions for large enterprise customers, was also flagged out as one of the top 10 R&D spenders in the province.
Wolf Popper LLP
Wolf Popper LLP Continues Prosecution of Securities Fraud Class Action Against Sepracor, Inc. -- SEPR
NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- On December 30, 2002, Wolf Popper LLP charged Sepracor Inc. (Nasdaq:SEPR) and certain of its senior officers with violations of the federal securities laws on behalf of all persons who purchased Sepracor common stock on the open market during the period May 17, 1999 through March 6, 2002 (the "Class Period"). The case was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Any member of the proposed class who desires to be appointed lead plaintiff in this action must file a motion with the Court no later than January 21, 2003.
Record Readership for Metro Sweden
BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, Jan. 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metro International S.A. (Nasdaq:MTROA) (Nasdaq:MTROB), the international newspaper group, today announced that Metro Stockholm now reaches a record high of 576,000 readers in Stockholm after the readership increased by 3% year on year, according to the independent readership survey published by Research International - SIFO 'Orvesto'. Metro also set a new readership record in Sweden by increasing its number of daily readers to 1,110,000, up from 1,096,000 at the end of 2001.