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Successful Stg 10.3 million (US$16.7 million) Kenmare Share Placing>

Kenmare Resources plc ("Kenmare" or "the Company") Successful Stg£10.3 million (US$16.7 million) Kenmare Share Placing 30 June 2009 Kenmare Resources plc, the owner and operator of the Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in Mozambique, announces that it has entered into arrangements with its brokers Canaccord Adams, Davy and Mirabaud Securities, to place 54 million new Ordinary Shares of ?0.06 each in the Company at Stg 19p per share (the "Placing Shares") to raise approximately Stg£10.3 million (US$16.7 million) before expenses (the "Placing& ...


Kesko is the first Finnish company to be applauded by UN Global Compact Office for responsibility co

KESKO CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 30.06.2009 AT 11.30 1(1) The Global Compact Office that operates under the United Nations Secretary-General applauds Kesko for outstanding communication on progress. Kesko's Global Compact communication is included in Kesko's corporate responsibility reporting for 2008. Kesko's communication on progress, which was classified as 'Notable', can be read at Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan launched the Global Compact Initiative in 2000. The initiative includes ten principles for a ...


NIB finances research in enzyme technology>

NIB and the Danish bio-innovation company Novozymes have signed a new loan agreement. The loan, totalling EUR 30 million, will finance research and development (R&D) in enzyme technology for bio-fuel production relying on waste and residues from crops. It is replacing a previous loan from NIB. "Denmark's Novozymes is on the cutting edge of enzyme technology and NIB's loan to the research and development programme for a new generation of enzymes will increase competitiveness in one of our member countries. The aim to use the new enzymes to produce bio-fuel from the stalks, ...


BioGaia signs new agreement with Semper for unique probiotic Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS)>

BioGaia has signed an agreement with Semper AB, giving Semper exclusive rights to distribute a product combining BioGaia's patented probiotic and ORS in one single packaging, in Sweden and Norway. Since its discovery about 50 years ago, ORS has become the cornerstone of modern therapy for pediatric diarrhoea, gastroenteritis caused by cholera or rotavirus, among others. The WHO and UNICEF, who jointly maintain the official guidelines for ORS contents, also recommend parallel zinc supplementation for diarrhoea management, particularly for pediatric patients. "Our experiences with B ...


Increase in the total number of votes in Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson>

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson confirms that as per June 30, 2009 the company's share capital is SEK 16,366,758,678 and the total number of shares is 3,273,351,735, of which 261,755,983 are series A shares and 3,011,595,752 are series B shares. The total number of votes is 562,915,558.2, of which the series A shares represent 261,755,983 votes and the series B shares represent 301,159,575.2 votes. The increase in the number of votes is caused by the company having converted 27,000,000 newly issued series C shares into series B shares, by virtue of a conversion clause in the articles of ...


Digicel Limited Announces Private Placement of Senior Notes>

KINGSTON, JAMAICA--(Marketwire - June 30, 2009) - Digicel Limited today announced its intention to launch a private placement of US$160 million of senior notes due 2014. Digicel Limited is a Bermuda incorporated company owned by Mr. Denis O'Brien. The use of proceeds of this offering will be for general corporate purposes, including debt service and acquisitions, allowing the company to increase its overall liquidity position. In addition to the $160 million of primary issuance, Mr. O'Brien will also be offering for sale $90 million of existing senior notes due 2014 currently held b ...


Age research: Learning capability does not decrease with age but by lack of practice>

Decreasing "fluid" intelligence can be substituted by increased "crystallised" intelligence - age stereotypes biggest obstacle for lifelong learning London - June 30, 2009. In the next 20 years the EU working population will decrease by 9%. Companies across Europe will increasingly lack skilled labour. Increasing employment rates of older workers becomes imperative to offset the effects of an ageing and shrinking workforce; yet in the EU, only 45% of people in the 55-64 age group are still working. Integrating more older people into the workforce is hindered by age stereo ...


Hannover Re: Wilhelm Zeller retires>

Corporate news announcement processed and transmitted by Hugin AS. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------- Wilhelm Zeller retires Hannover, 30 June 2009: Having led the Hannover Re Group for more than 13 years, Chief Executive Officer Wilhelm Zeller is retiring today as planned. After graduating in business administration with a major in insurance studies, Mr. Zeller embarked on his professional career in 1969 with the Gerling Group in Cologne. One year l ...


Baillie Gifford Overseas Limited's and Baillie Gifford & Co's holding in Basware Corporation is abov

Basware Corporation Stock Exchange Announcement June 30, 2009 at 10:40 Notice pursuant to the Finnish Securities Market Act (Section 2:9): The total number of shares held by the mutual funds and separate accounts managed by Baillie Gifford, an investment management company, represented over 5 % of Basware Corporation's share capital and voting rights on June 24, 2009. This notification has been given to Basware Corporation's information on June 29, 2009. The share capital of Basware Corporation is 11,468,124. BASWARE CORPORATION CEO Ilkka Sihvo Distribution NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Medi ...


Aker Wirth: A new name and identity>

30 June 2009 - Earlier this year, Wirth became a fully controlled subsidiary of Aker Solutions, a Norwegian owned company. Today, Wirth Maschinen- und Bohrgeräte-Fabrik GmbH changes its name to Aker Wirth GmbH, reflecting the change of ownership and the successful integration into Aker Solutions that has taken place since the acquisition. "Our acquisition of Wirth complements and expands our customer offering. Aker Solutions is now one of only two suppliers in the world of complete drilling packages. In addition, the acquisition of Wirth's mining and construction expertise strengthe ...


Rule 8.3 AXA IM UK LTD: First Group Plc>

FORM 8.3 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE (Rule 8.3 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers) 1. KEY INFORMATION +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Name of person dealing (Note 1) | AXA Investment Managers UK | | | Limited | |--------------------------------------+----------------------------| | Company dealt in | First Group Plc | |--------------------------------------+--- ...


Rule 8.3 AXA IM UK LTD Venture Production Plc>

FORM 8.3 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE (Rule 8.3 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers) 1. KEY INFORMATION +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Name of person dealing (Note 1) | AXA Investment Managers UK | | | Limited | |--------------------------------------+----------------------------| | Company dealt in | Venture Production Plc | |--------------------------------------+--- ...


Thule divests its business area Towing Systems in North America>

Malmö, June 29th 2009 - Thule, the world leader in Sports and Utility Transportation has decided to divest its North American towing systems operations through a management buy-out. The business will be taken over by five management representatives led by current Business Area President George Caplea. The agreement is effective from today June 29th 2009. "The business landscape for Valley branded towing products has gone through dramatic changes since we bought the operations in 2006. Towing Systems in North America are especially hit by the decline in demand", comments Thule CEO An ...


NB Private Equity Partners Announces Admission to Trading on the Specialist Fund Market of the Londo

30 June 2009 NB Private Equity Partners Limited ("NBPE" or the "Company") is today pleased to announce the successful admission ("Admission") of its class A ordinary shares ("Shares") to the Specialist Fund Market ("SFM") of the London Stock Exchange plc. As previously announced, the Company will retain its current listing on Euronext Amsterdam by NYSE Euronext ("Euronext Amsterdam") and the Shares will be traded on both Euronext Amsterdam and the SFM under the symbol NBPE. Admission will become effective and dealings ...


Schibsted ASA (SCH) - Mandatory Notification of Trade>

Bernt Olufsen, Editor in Chief of Verdens Gang, on June 29 2009 subscribed to 5,826 shares at NOK 34.00 in Schibsted's ongoing rights issue. Olufsen holds 9,710 shares in Schibsted and will at registration of the completion of the rights issue hold 15,536 shares. Olufsen holds after the subscription no subscription rights. Close associates to Bernt Olufsen on June 29 2009 subscribed to 491 shares at NOK 34.00 in Schibsted's ongoing rights issue. Close associates to Olufsen hold 819 shares in Schibsted and will at registration of the completion of the rights issue hold 1,310 shares. C ...


Number of shares and votes in Active Biotech>

The number of shares and votes in Active Biotech has changed as a consequence of the recently completed rights issue with pre-emptive rights for the shareholders. Today, the last trading day of the month, there are in total 64,052,238 shares and votes in Active Biotech. Lund, June 30, 2009 Active Biotech AB (publ) For further information, please contact: Hans Kolam, CFO Tel: +46 (0)46 19 20 44 E-mail: About Active Biotech Active Biotech AB (NASDAQ OMX NORDIC: ACTI) is a biotechnology company with focus on autoimmune/inflammatory diseases and can ...


Analyst & Investor Teach-In>

30 June 2009 Intec Telecom Systems PLC Analyst and Investor Teach-In An equity analyst and investor teach-in is being held today at the offices of Financial Dynamics. A series of presentations will be given by the senior management team, providing more information on the Company, its technology and markets. No new material trading or financial information will be disclosed. Enquiries: Intec Telecom Systems PLC Andrew Taylor, Chief Executive Officer +44 (0)1483 745 800 Robin Taylor, Group Finance Directo ...


Total Voting Rights>

Gulfsands Petroleum PLC 30 June 2009 GULFSANDS PETROLEUM PLC (the 'Company') Total Voting Rights For the purposes of the Financial Services Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Company notifies the market that as at the date of this announcement, the Company's issued share capital consists of 119,272,500 ordinary shares with a nominal value of 5.7142865 pence each ('Ordinary Shares'), with voting rights. The Company does not hold any Ordinary Shares in Treasury. The above figure of 119,272,500 Ordinary Shares may be used by shareholders in th ...


Ordina N.V. strengthens financial position with committed share issue and subordinated loan>

Delta Lloyd and Cyrte/Janivo undertake to acquire 5.7 million shares Nieuwegein, the Netherlands, 30 June 2009 Highlights * Ordina N.V. will issue 7.8 million new ordinary shares. The share issue represents a value of EUR 20.7 million and corresponds with about 19% in the share capital outstanding at present. * Delta Lloyd and a joint venture of Cyrte Investments ("Cyrte") and Janivo Holding ("Janivo") have undertaken to acquire 5.7 million shares. With this acquisition of shares, Delta Lloyd will obtain an equity interest in Ordina N.V. of approximate ...


Huhtamaki sells expanded polystyrene packaging business in Australia>

HUHTAMÿKI OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 30.6.2009 AT 09:00 Huhtamäki Oyj sells its EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) packaging business located in Albury, Australia to the Australian packaging company Pact Group Pty Ltd. The annual net sales of the unit is some EUR 7 million and it currently employs some 40 people. The agreed value for the transaction is EUR 5 million. The sold unit serves the local fresh foods packaging market. "This transaction supports the execution of our strategic review of rigid plastic consumer goods operations", says Huhtamäki Oyj's CEO Jukka Moisio. "We wi ...


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