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Onex-Sig-112414-lg.jpgCanadian private equity firm Onex Corp. Monday said it has agreed to acquire Swiss juice-box maker SIG Combibloc Group AG for up to 3.75 billion euros or $4.66 billion.

BioMarin Pharma Offers To Buy Prosensa For $17.75 Per Share - Quick Facts

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (BMRN) and Prosensa Holding N.V. (RNA) announced that they reached a definitive agreement by which BioMarin will offer to purchase all of the outstanding ordinary shares of Prosensa for $17.75 per share, for a total up front consideration of about $680 million. Prosensa...

PerkinElmer To Acquire Perten Instruments For $266 Mln

Healthcare company PerkinElmer Inc. (PKI) Monday said it agreed to acquire Swedish Perten Instruments Group AB, a maker of food quality control instruments, for about $266 million. The company expects the acquisition to add minimally to its adjusted earnings per share in 2014. Jon DiVincenzo, president...

Speed Commerce Completes Acquisition Of Fifth Gear

AmTrust Financial Services To Acquire CorePointe Insurance Company


Five Prime Therapeutics (FPRX) Is Up Sharply After BMY Collaboration

Five Prime Therapeutics (FPRX) announced Monday morning that it entered into an exclusive clinical collaboration agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) to evaluate the safety, tolerability and preliminary efficacy of combining Opdivo, with FPA008. Five Prime Therapeutics gapped open higher Monday...

CGN Power To Raise Up To About US$3.2 Bln In Hong Kong IPO: WSJ

CGN Power Co, the Chinese nuclear power plant operator, is planning to raise up to US$3.16 billion in an initial public offering in Hong Kong, the Wall Street Journal said Sunday. The company intends to offer 8.83 billion shares in a price range of HK$2.43 to HK$2.78 per share on Monday, the Journal...

HealthSouth Acquisition Conference Call At 11:00 AM ET

HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) will host an investor conference call at 11:00 AM ET on November 24, 2014, to discuss the acquisition of EHHI Holdings Inc. To access the live webcast, log on at To listen to the call. dial 866-610-1072 (US) or 973-935-2840 (International)...