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StreetFusion to Feature Live and On-Demand Webcasts of Quarterly Earnings Conference Calls for Midway Games Incorporated, Workflow Management Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 4, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- On Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2001, StreetFusion, the online network for financial events, will Webcast quarterly earnings calls for the companies listed below. Free access to these live and on-demand earnings call Webcasts, a calendar of upcoming events, and an extensive library of archived Webcasts are available at www.streetfusion.com.
Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP
Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Clarent Corp. by the Law Firm of Schiffrin & Barroway, LLP -- CLRN
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Sept. 4, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Notice is hereby given that a class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, located at 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007 on behalf of all purchasers of the common stock of Clarent Corp. ("Clarent" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CLRN) from July 1, 1999, through Dec. 6, 2000, inclusive (the "Class Period") against defendants Clarent, Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation ("Credit Suisse"), BancBoston Robertson Stephens, Inc. ("Robertson Stephens"), Jerry Shaw-Yau Chang, Richard J. Heaps and Michael F. Vargo.
Soho Resources Corp.
Soho Resources Corp. and Huntford Resources Corporation Hold Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 4, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Soho Resources Corp. ("Soho" or the "Company") (CDNX:SOH) is pleased to announce that Denver-based Huntford Resources Corporation ("Huntford"), on Aug. 30, 2001, received unanimous shareholder approval to complete the Soho-Huntford Arrangement Agreement whereby Huntford will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Soho. (Please refer to Soho's press release No. 22-1 issued Aug. 16, 2001, for detailed information regarding the Arrangement Agreement.)
Ahold to Acquire Alliant Foodservice (with link)
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Sept. 4, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) - Ahold (NYSE:AHO), the international food retail and foodservice company, today announced it has entered into an agreement through its wholly-owned subsidiary U.S. Foodservice to acquire all outstanding shares of Alliant Exchange, Inc., the parent company of Alliant Foodservice Inc. ("Alliant"). Alliant is a leading foodservice operator in the United States with fiscal 2000 net sales of approximately U.S. $6.6 billion and EBITDA of approximately U.S. $174 million.
Old Mutual plc
Edmond Warner Appointed Chief Executive of Old Mutual's U.K. Businesses
LONDON, Sept.4, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Jim Sutcliffe, Old Mutual's Chief Executive (designate), today announced that Edmond Warner has been promoted to Chief Executive of Old Mutual Financial Services ("OMFS"), with responsibility for all the Group's U.K. businesses. Edmond was previously Chief Executive of the Group's institutional stockbroking subsidiary, Old Mutual Securities.