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Allergan plc (AGN) and Merck (MRK) announced they have entered into an agreement under which Allergan will acquire the exclusive worldwide rights to Merck's investigational small molecule oral calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor antagonists, which are being developed for the treatment and prevention...

NRG EnergyInc. (NRG) and Ice Energy said they have partnered to help reduce California's peak energy demand through an innovative energy storage solution. NRG and Ice Energy will meet the recently awarded 20 year long-term contracts to provide 25.6 megawatts of behind-the-meter energy storage using...

WPP plc (WPP.L, WPPGY) announced that Commarco GmbH, a German-based marketing services network which is part of WPP, has acquired a majority interest in Nicole Weber Communications GmbH, a German full service public relations agency. The Group said the investment continues its strategy of developing...

Travelport Worldwide Limited (TVPT) announced it has acquired Mobile Travel Technologies Ltd, a private company based in Dublin, Ireland. Mobile Travel Technologies is a mobile travel platform and mobile technology provider for airlines and travel companies with an extensive customer base across the...

Global investment firm KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR), along with Italian REIT's Hines Italia SGR and COIMA announced the acquisition of five telecom assets leased to Italian phone carrier Telecom Italia SpA (TI, TIAOF). This is KKR's first real estate acquisition in Italy. The assets were acquired from "Tecla...

Germany's second-largest airline Air Berlin plc (AIBEF) reported that revenue passenger kilometers or RPK, a measure of traffic, for the month of June 2015 decreased 10.0 percent year-over-year to 4.360 billion. Monthly available seat kilometers or ASK, a gauge for capacity, declined 9.5 percent year-over-year...

Sir Terry Leahy-backed Eagle Eye Solutions Group plc, a leading UK provider of digital consumer engagement solutions to the retail and hospitality industries, announced that it has won a new contract with Sainsbury's Stores Ltd for the deployment of its Eagle Eye AIR platform. This contract will contribute...

Closed-ended investment company 3i Infrastructure plc (3IN.L) and Australia's AMP Capital have entered into an agreement to jointly acquire 100 percent of Danish company ESVAGT from Danish container shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S (AMKBF, AMKAF), also known as Maersk. 3i Infrastructure will invest...

Cineworld Group plc (CINE.L), an investment holding company, Tuesday reported that revenues for the 26 weeks to July 2 increased 11.2 percent on a pro forma basis from last year. The company noted that pro forma basis reflects the full 26 week year on year performance of Cinema City which became...

Dutch aluminium products maker Constellium N.V. (CSTM) announced that it has formed a partnership with France's Stelia Aerospace and CT Ingenierie to engage in a research and development project called FAST, focused on topological optimization of aero structures and additive manufacturing, also known...

RSA Insurance Group Plc (RSA.L, RSANY) said that it has appointed Scott Egan as an Executive Director and Group Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He is expected to join the company during the fourth-quarter this year. The date will be announced once available. Scott joined Towergate Insurance...

Marks & Spencer Group PLC (MAKSY.PK, MAKSF.PK, MKS.L) reported that its Group sales, on ex-VAT and constant currency basis, rose 1.8% for the 13 weeks to 27 June 2015. Group sales on reported currency increased 1.3%. Total UK sales increased 1.9% for the first quarter, while like-for-like UK sales were...

Innate Pharma SA, a French biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic antibodies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases, announced Tuesday that the co-development and commercialization agreement with AstraZeneca (AZN, AZN.L) on Innate Pharma's proprietary anti-NKG2A antibody, IPH2201,...

Spok, Inc. (SPOK) said it has partnered with Thailand-based medical distributor Xovic to enable healthcare organizations to improve efficiency and safety with better staff communications. Through this partnership, Xovic distributes Spok's clinical alerting and secure smartphone messaging solutions...

Woodside Energy Ltd. and OneSubsea, a Cameron (CAM) and Schlumberger (SLB) company, jointly said OneSubsea has been awarded a front-end engineering and design or FEED contract for the proposed Woodside-operated Browse FLNG Development offshore northwest Australia. OneSubsea experts, operating out...

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