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Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever Plc (UN, UL, ULVR.L) said that it has withdrawn its lawsuit against Hampton Creek over the labelling of its Just Mayo product. "Unilever has decided to withdraw its lawsuit against Hampton Creek so that Hampton Creek can address its label directly with industry...

Shares of American Apparel, Inc. (APP) skyrocketed nearly 50 percent in regular and extended trading on Thursday after reports that the beleaguered branded apparel maker was being approached for a possible buyout by private-equity firm Irving Place Capital. Irving Place is said to have made two offers...

Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited or TUF, the world's largest processor of shelf-stable tuna products, announced that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares of North America's largest branded shelf-stable seafood company - Bumble Bee Foods, LLC for...

Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY) disclosed that it recently entered into an agreement to voluntarily extend the statutes of limitations to allow the U.S. Department of Justice to continue its investigation of potential claims under the False Claims Act related to representations made by it regarding Residential...

Boeing (BA) and BOC Aviation have finalized an order for two additional 737-800s, valued at $186 million at current list prices. The order is a part of the Singapore-based leasing company's effort to grow its portfolio of fuel-efficient airplanes. BOC Aviation, owned by Bank of China, is the leading...

Chemical giant EI DuPont De Nemours & Co. (DD) said that the new public company created following completion of the pending separation of its Performance Chemicals segment will be named The Chemours Company. DuPont noted that it will record a pre-tax charge to earnings of about $315 million in the fourth...

Brown Shoe Company (BWS) announced it has entered into an amended and restated credit agreement, which extends its senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility to December 2019, lowers the interest rate by 100 basis points, reduces unused fees and provides for less restrictive covenants and more...

MetLife Inc. (MET) issued the statement after the company was notified by the Financial Stability Oversight Council or FSOC that it has been designated a non-bank systemically important financial institution or SIFI. MetLife said that it is disappointed in the FSOC decision. It continues to believe...

French multinational IT services company Atos SE agreed Thursday to acquire the information technology outsourcing (ITO) business of printer and copier maker Xerox Corp. (XRX) for $1.05 billion in cash. The deal also call for an additional consideration of $50 million subject to the condition of certain...

Xerox Corp. (XRX) said Thursday that it has reached an agreement to sell its Information Technology Outsourcing business to French multinational IT services provider Atos SE for $1.05 billion prior to closing adjustments, with additional consideration of $50 million subject to the condition of certain...

Juno Therapeutics Inc, a biopharmaceuticals company, on Thursday priced its initial public offering of 11 million common shares at $24.00 each, above the expected range of $21 to $23 per share. Juno has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional abou 1.7 million shares...

BGC Partners Expects Q4 to be Second Consecutive Period of Record Post-Tax Distributable Earnings BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) said Thursday that it currently expects its fourth quarter revenues for distributable earnings to be around the high end of the range of its previously stated guidance and for...

NQ Mobile Inc (NQ), the maker of mobile security software, on Thursday reported a wider loss for the third quarter, despite an increase in revenues, hurt by expenses. Going forward, the company lifted its outlook for the full year. Also NQ Mobile said it entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding...

Teradata Corp. (TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, said on Thursday its board has authorized an additional $300 million for share repurchases under its general open market share repurchase program. The company now has about $450 million available under this program as a...

General Electric Co. (GE) and Sabine Pass Liquefaction, a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. (CQP), said Thursday that they have entered into a $1 billion, 20+-year service contract under which GE will provide spare parts and planned inspections, maintenance services and round-the-clock technical...