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World Energy Leaders Braced for Revolutionary Change Within The Industry
LONDON, April 11, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The utilities industry is facing its biggest challenge in modern times according to the eighth annual PricewaterhouseCoopers report 'The Big Leap: Utilities Global Survey 2006'. According to the report, two-thirds of the world's leading utility company leaders hold this view with the majority rating the changes that the industry will have to undergo as little short of revolutionary. This sentiment is felt most strongly in Europe (72%), which is grappling with conflicting challenges including supply and demand imbalances, infrastructure vulnerability and environmental concerns.
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz & Nobel, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against St. Jude Medical, Inc. -- STJ
HARTFORD, Conn., April 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Schatz & Nobel, P.C., which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the common stock of St. Jude Medical, Inc. ("St. Jude" or the "Company") (NYSE:STJ) between January 25, 2006 and April 4, 2006, inclusive, (the "Class Period").
Gardy & Notis, LLP
Gardy & Notis, LLP Law Firm Files Class Action Lawsuit Against America Service Group, Inc. -- ASGRE
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gardy & Notis, LLP announces that it has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee on behalf of persons who purchased or otherwise acquired publicly traded securities of America Service Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASGRE) at any time between September 24, 2003 to March 16, 2006.
Stolt-Nielsen S.A. Purchased 100,000 of its Common Shares
LONDON, April 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Nasdaq:SNSA) (Oslo:SNI) announces that Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group Ltd. (SNTG), a 100%-owned subsidiary of SNSA, purchased today 100,000 of SNSA Common Shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange at an average price of NOK 188.81 per share (approximately $29.10 at the current exchange rate). The shares were purchased in accordance with the repurchase program announced on August 25, 2005, authorizing Company to purchase up to $200 million worth of its Common Shares or related American Depositary Shares.
Ever-Glory International Group Inc.
Ever-Glory International Group Now Listed and Trading on Frankfurt Exchange
LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ever-Glory International Group (OTCBB:EGLY) is pleased to announce that its shares are being traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol (Frankfurt:E4G). International Security Identification Number (ISIN/CUSIP) number is US2997661051 and German Security Code ("Wertpapierkennummer") is A0HNH8. Because Frankfurt exchange is the third-largest organized exchange-trading market in the world (just behind the NYSE and Nasdaq exchanges), in terms of turnover and dealings in securities, Ever-Glory International Group anticipates a much wider, international market access for EGLY shares. The listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange provides the Company with increased exposure to worldwide capital markets and will enable Ever Glory International Group to attract European institutional and individual investors to trade the Company's common stock in euros. This new listing will not dilute Ever Glory's shares in any way.