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Wilhelm Sonesson Acquires Norwegian Agency
MALMO, Sweden, Feb. 15, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wilh. Sonesson continues its focus on health products by acquiring through its subsidiary MaxMedica Naturlakemedel AB the Norwegian operations of Vitamed A/S from United Care Scandinavia AB. Vitamed's sales amounted to about SEK 11 M in 2001. The contract includes exclusive sales rights for the skincare product Jabu'She in the Nordic countries. Associate Professor Harry Breitner, formerly head of the dermatological unit at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, led a study that showed positive effects and clear regenerative qualities for age-related skin changes.
SKF Acquires Maintenance Engineering Company in the U.S.
GOTEBORG, Sweden, Feb.15, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- SKF has acquired 100% of the shares of Erin Engineering and Research, Inc. This technology and services company provides maintenance engineering and application knowledge for the reliability and performance of client's assets concentrating on the power generation and hydrocarbon processing industries in the USA. With annual revenue of some 14 million USD, Erin employs 45 people at its Walnut Creek, California headquarters and 45 additional persons in five locations throughout the United States.
Intentia Acquires Danish e-Commerce Leader
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 15, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Intentia International AB (publ) (XSSE:INT B) announces that Intentia continues on track to deliver the perfect application for collaborative business models. Intentia now further strengthens its offering through the acquisition of Danish-based Catalog-International AS.
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The Emerson Firm Announces Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Investors Against Williams Companies, Inc. and Williams Communications Group, Inc. -- WMB, WCG
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 14 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Emerson Firm, a securities trial law firm with offices in Houston, Texas and Little Rock, Arkansas, announced today that a class action has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) ("WMB") and/or Williams Communications Group, Inc. (NYSE:WCG) ("WCG") during the period between July 24, 2000 and January 29, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"). A copy of the complaint filed in this action is available from the Court, or can be obtained from THE EMERSON FIRM.