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MIR Preclinical Services
Molecular Imaging Products Company Announces Agreement with Olympus Corporation
BEND, Ore., April 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dennis Corey, Operations Manager for Molecular Imaging Products Company (MIP), today announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Olympus Corporation. MIP is a leading manufacturer and distributor of small animal inhalant anesthesia equipment and accessories to the research, veterinary and molecular imaging communities. MIP distributes these products through its Summit Anesthesia Solutions division.
Norsk Hydro ASA: Sale of Shares to Employees
OSLO, Norway, April 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Following a total shareholder return on the Hydro share of 49 percent in 2005, the employees of Norsk Hydro ASA have once again been offered to purchase Hydro shares with a value of NOK 12,000 at a 50 percent discount. This is a general arrangement offered to employees in Norway where 87 percent of the employees entitled to the offer have subscribed, and have been allocated 15 shares at NOK 388.85 per share.
Nobel Biocare Board Approves New Share Buyback Program of up to 1,500,000 shares
ZURICH, Switzerland, April 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nobel Biocare, the world leader in innovative esthetic dental solutions, today announced a share buyback program of up to 1,500,000 shares. The repurchase will take place over a second trading line and will lead to a capital reduction by cancellation of these shares. The new share buyback program underlines Nobel Biocare's determination to actively manage shareholders' equity and to deal responsibly with the capital resources of the Company.
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz & Nobel, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against America Service Group, Inc. -- ASGRE
HARTFORD, Conn., April 6, 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 Middle District of Tennessee on behalf of all persons who purchased the common stock of America Service Group, Inc. ("ASG" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:ASGRE) between September 24, 2003 and March 16, 2006, inclusive, (the "Class Period").
Izard Nobel LLP
Schatz & Nobel, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against GMH Communities Trust -- GCT
HARTFORD, Conn., April 6, 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 Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of GMH Communities Trust ("GMH" or the "Company") (NYSE:GCT) between October 28, 2004 and March 10, 2006, inclusive, (the "Class Period"). Also included are all those who purchased in a secondary offering on or around September 28, 2005.
Eastern University Presents Nonprofit Excellence Award at Lecture
ST. DAVIDS, Pa., April 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The SEI Investments Award for Nonprofit Excellence was presented during the nonprofit lecture series to Lisa Shulock, the Executive Director NPower PA. The award is given each year to a nonprofit organization that displays excellence in program innovation, strong leadership, evidence of measurable impacts upon the community, and strong financial management. The Award for Nonprofit Excellence is a $5,000 grant funded by the SEI Investments (www.seic.com) . This year, the $5,000 award was presented to NPower PA.