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[ March 7th 2002 ]
videogame publisher Eidos Interactive has been
dropped from the Financial Times Share Index 250
following recent circuit turmoil's which culminated
fourth quarter 2001 with a £55m investment acquisition
from its shareholders. The changes will take effect
March 18th 2002.
riding a financial rollercoaster during the past
twelve months, Eidos is confident a series of
anticipated videogame titles due to make their
commercial debuts later this year and the launch
of Microsoft Corp's XBOX console will restore
the company's stature. The company has also received
an orchestra of positive notes from investment
brokers Goldman Sachs during first quarter 2002.
Interactive Inc. is a leading developer and publisher
of interactive entertainment products for the
PC, PlayStation game console, PlayStation2 computer
entertainment system, Nintendo, Game Boy Color
and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft.
Eidos Interactive is part of London-based Eidos
plc with additional offices in San Francisco,
Paris, Hamburg, Tokyo and Singapore.
companies relegated from the FTSE top 250 performers
are office space firm Regus, biotech firm Oxford
Glycosciences and Henderson Small Companies Investment
Trust. Moving up into the FTSE 250 index are Northgate,
Acambis, Westbury, SIG, New Look, Medisys, and