AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Friday , July 20

General Press Releases Friday July 20, 2007 08:07
SPIRIT AEROSYSTEMS...
WICHITA, Kansas: Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. will release its second quarter 2007 financial results at 6:30 a.m. (CT), on Thursday, July 26.
www.spiritaero.com
www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx
PEPSICO DECLARES...
PURCHASE, New York: The Board of Directors of PepsiCo declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.375 per share on PepsiCo
common stock. The dividend is payable Sept. 28, 2007, to shareholders of record on Sept. 7, 2007.
www.pepsico.com
JOHNSON CONTROLS...

MILWAUKEE: Johnson Controls, Inc., the leading global provider of automotive batteries, announces it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Fengfan Ltd of Baoding, Hebei province to establish a joint venture agreement for the design,

manufacture, sales and service of maintenance free lead acid batteries for the automotive market in China.
www.johnsoncontrols.com
PANACEA PHARMACEUTICALS...
GAITHERSBURG, Maryland: Panacea Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces the appointments of Steven A. Fuller, Ph.D. as Vice
President, Product Development, and Billie Jo Wood as Director, Clinical Laboratory Services.
www.panaceapharma.com
SCOTIABANK DEAL...
BANGKOK and TORONTO: Scotiabank announces that it has secured regulatory approvals in both Thailand and Canada and
completed the acquisition of 24.99 per cent of Thanachart Bank, Thailand's eighth-largest bank and leading automobile lender,
for Baht7.1 billion (US$238 million).
www.scotiabank.com
BESSEMER VENTURE...

LARCHMONT, New York: Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), the oldest venture capital practice in the United States, announces the closing of Bessemer Venture Partners VII. Significantly oversubscribed, BVP VII expects to make more than US$1 billion of investments, with US$350 million dedicated to investments in India.

www.bvp.com
CLINICAL TRIAL...
ABBOTT PARK, Illinois: Abbott announces that the first patient was enrolled in its XIENCE V SPIRIT WOMEN clinical
trial, the world's first clinical trial designed to study the safety and effectiveness of drug eluting stent treatment in women.
www.abbott.com
HARRY POTTER...
AUCKLAND: The launch of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at the NZ Borders stores - Auckland, Christchurch and
Wellington. All stores open from 8am Saturday 21 July 2007 with book launched at 11.01am.
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