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Elekta Announces First Patients Treated with Major Breakthrough in Cancer Therapy

Thursday, 19 April 2012
St. James’s University Hospital (Leeds, UK) debuts clinical use of Agility multileaf collimator (MLC)

Atlas Copco opens a customer center in Mozambique

Stockholm, Sweden, April 2, 2012
Atlas Copco has opened a new customer center in Mozambique, strengthening its presence in the country and increasing the support for local customers.

Alfa Laval to delist Alfa Laval India Ltd

Friday, 30 March 2012
Alfa Laval will delist the shares of its subsidiary Alfa Laval India Ltd from the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India.

DiaGenic reports high 85% accuracy for blood based diagnosis in early Parkinson patients in European multicenter study

Stock Exchange reports trading of Metro to the Swedish Financial and Economic Crimes Bureau

Swedish households are less negative about the housing market - SEB's Boprisindikator turns up to minus 13

SEB: Swedish household borrowing continues to grow pretty fast

Swedish Labour shortages in the future but there are bright spots

Invoking spirits to help turn price decline to prices will rise in the Swedish housing market

Higher earning in Stockholm than in New York, Paris and London 

Autoliv CEO exercises options for tax purposes

Friday, 04 May 2012
On May 2, 2012, Mr. Jan Carlson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIV sdb) exercised, pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 plan, stock options for the purchase and sale of 75,750 shares of Autoliv common stock.

Alfa Laval wins SEK 80 million natural gas order in Saudi Arabia
Thursday, 03 May 2012
Alfa Laval has won an order from a Korean engineering company to supply heat exchangers for a natural gas project in Saudi Arabia. The order value is approximately SEK 80 million and delivery is scheduled for 2013.

H & M, COS to open first store in Austria

Wednesday, 18 April 2012
H & M, or  Hennes & Mauritz AB announces that its subsidiary COS the fashion brand, renowned for its clean-cut accessible designs, will open the doors of the first Austrian store at Bauernmarkt, Vienna.


Wednesday, 18 April 2012
Betsson AB will acquire Nordic Gaming Group (NGG), a private gaming company based in Malta, owning the brands, NordicBet, Tobet and Triobet. NGG offers gaming in the form of sportsbook, casino and poker to, primarily, Nordic and Baltic customers.

EQT VI acquires Anticimex Group

Monday, 02 April 2012
EQT VI acquires 100% of the Anticimex Group, Northern Europe’s leading provider of pest control, food safety and adjacent services, from Swedish listed private equity firm Ratos for an enterprise value of approximately SEK 2.7 billion

Loomis enters Latin America with acquisition in Argentina

Monday, 02 April 2012
Cash management company, Loomis has acquired the Argentinean cash handling company Vigencia which has around 190 employees.

Björn Borg issues five-year, SEK 200 million bond loan

Friday, 30 March 2012
Björn Borg issues a five-year senior unsecured bond loan of SEK 200 million. The offer was fully subscribed after broad interest from both private individuals as well as institutional investors.

Alfa Laval wins Skr 250 million water-treatment order in Canada

Friday, 30 March 2012
Alfa Laval has won an order to supply newly developed decanters for cleaning of industrial waste water in Canada. The order value is approximately Skr 250 million, with delivery scheduled for 2013.

DiaGenic and GE Healthcare to develop blood-based test for mild cognitive impairment, a disorder associated with risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Oslo – March 26th 2012
DiaGenic ASA [OSL:DIAG] today announced a research agreement to collaborate with GE Healthcare to develop a blood-based test using DiaGenic’s peripheral gene expression profiling in patients with mild cognitive impairment, a disorder associated with risk for Alzheimer’s Disease. 

CTT Systems AB receives order from Lufthansa Technik AG on the Cair™ system for one VIP Boeing BBJ747-8 aircraft.

Nyköping March 26, 2012,
Lufthansa Technik AG based in Hamburg Germany, has ordered CTT Cair™ System to be installed, starting from Oct 2012, in one Boeing BBJ747-8 aircraft.Lufthansa Technik AG is a major completion center offering top quality cabin outfitting and associated services.

Alfa Laval wins SEK 130 million heat transfer order in Brazil

Thursday, 22 March 2012
Alfa Laval has won a plate heat exchanger order from a big oil company in Brazil. The order value is approximately SEK 130 million and delivery is scheduled for 2012.

Summary of the various events in relation to the Repurchase of shares in AstraZeneca PLC

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Further to the announcement of its irrevocable, non-discretionary share repurchase programme for the period 5 March 2012 to 11 May 2012, AstraZeneca PLC announced that under the terms of that programme it purchased for cancellation 298,733 ordinary shares of AstraZeneca PLC at a price of 2849 pence per share on 20 March 2012.

Autoliv Wins Daimler Award

Stockholm, March 21, 2012
At the Daimler Key Supplier Meeting in Sindelfingen near Stuttgart, Autoliv Inc. (NYSE: ALV and SSE: ALIV sdb) was recognized for its contributions during 2011. Autoliv was selected the winner of the Supplier Award 2011 in the category Interior.

Alfa Laval wins SEK 120 million power order in Russia
Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Alfa Laval has won an order to supply Alfa Laval plate heat exchangers to a nuclear power plant in Russia. The order value is approximately SEK 120 million and delivery is scheduled to start in 2013 and be completed during 2015.

Hennes & Mauritz  (H&M) observed increased Sales in January

Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) sales in comparable stores rose 3 percent in January 2012 (+1). The group’s total sales including VAT in local currencies increased by 12 percent compared to the same month the previous year.

South Carolina adopts positive coverage of Aerocrine’s FeNO testing in Medicaid program

SOLNA, Sweden - 9 February, 2012
Aerocrine AB (OMX Nordic Exchange: AERO) today announced that South Carolina’s Medicaid program now provides reimbursement of FeNO testing, bringing the total to 31 states including the District of Columbia

DiaGenic reports high 85% accuracy for blood based diagnosis in early Parkinson patients in European multicenter study

Wednesday, 08 February 2012
The initial findings from DiaGenic sponsored prospective European multicenter Parkinson study is reported. The initial read out of the first subcohort of 79 PD patients and 75 matched healthy controls with no neurodegenerative disease, shows a diagnostic accuracy of 85% in early disease patients while overall accuracy was 88% across all stages.
Full text of the press release here

Alfa Laval AB (publ) Fourth quarter and full year 2011

Tuesday, 07 February 2012
“Order intake during the fourth quarter was SEK 6.8 billion, an increase with 6 percent compared to the corresponding quarter 2010…” Lars Renström, President and CEO

BE Group year-end report 2011 – strong cash flow in Q4

Tuesday, 07 February 2012
 “The fourth quarter was characterized by continued uncertainty regarding the economy and price trends, both among producers and customers. Combined with inventory losses and non-recurring items, this has led to BE Group reporting an operating loss…” Roger Johansson, President and CEO  - Press release

HEXPOL: Year-end report 2011

HEXPOL is a world-leading polymers group with strong global positions in advanced rubber compounds (Compounding), gaskets for plate heat exchangers (Gaskets) and wheels made of plastic and rubber materials for truck and castor wheel application (Wheels). Presents its end of year reports as follows

SEBanken presents the year’s annual report

Tuesday, 07 February 2012
Operating income, at SEK 9.3bn, was 1 per cent higher than the third quarter and fell by 7 per cent compared with the corresponding quarter 2010.
The report and related presentations is available here as follows

Year-End Report Axfood AB - 1 Jan.-31 Dec. 2011

Tuesday, 07 February 2012
Axfood AB conducts food retail and wholesale business in Sweden. Retail business is conducted through the wholly owned store chains Willys, Hemköp and PrisXtra, comprising 237 stores in all. It now presents it full end of year report as follows