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Epiq Systems, Inc. (EPIQ) said Monday that it has long welcomed and appreciated the views of its shareholders, including P2 Capital Partners, LLC and St. Denis J. Villere & Company, L.L.C., and that it will certainly consider their proposals carefully as part of the process to explore a full range of...

Otter Media, a venture between The Chernin Group and AT&T Inc. (T), agreed to purchase a majority stake in Fullscreen, a global online media company. As part of the deal, Fullscreen CEO and Founder George Strompolos will continue as CEO and maintain a material ownership stake in the company. Fullscreen,...

Golar LNG Ltd. (GLNG), a midstream liquefied natural gas company, Monday announced that with effect from September 19, 2014, Sir Frank Joseph Chapman has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the company and will act as the company's Chairman. Sir Frank Chapman has worked 40 years in the oil...

FMSA Holdings Inc. disclosed in a regulatory filing that it anticipates to price initial public offering between $21.00 and $24.00 per share. The company stated that it is not offering any shares of its common stock. The selling stockholders, including officers and directors of the company, are offering...

Trecora Resources (TREC), a specialty chemical manufacturer, Monday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Schumann/Steier Holdings, LLC, to acquire 100% of Schumann/Steier's Texas subsidiary SSI Chusei, Inc., for $73 million subject to certain working capital adjustments. ...

Consumer products maker Clorox Co. (CLX) said Monday that it is exiting its operations in Venezuela with immediate effect, due to considerable operating losses at the unit that would continue into the foreseeable future. Looking ahead, the company reaffirmed its financial outlook for fiscal 2015. Clorox...

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, Inc. (LTS), a publicly-traded diversified financial services company, said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Securities Service Network, Inc. Securities Service Network is an independent broker-dealer, registered investment advisor and insurance...

General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Monday said its unit, Sandy Acquisition Corp., has begun its tender offer for all outstanding common shares of Annie's, Inc. (BNNY) at a price of $46 per share net in cash. The board of Annie's recommended its stockholder to accept the offer and tender their shares. ...

Amgen (AMGN) announced the submission of a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. FDA seeking approval for its investigational bispecific T cell engager antibody construct, blinatumomab. The BLA is for the treatment of adults with Philadelphia-negative (Ph-) relapsed/refractory B-precursor acute...

Apcera Monday said Ericsson (ERIC) has acquired a majority stake in the company. Ericsson also made a significant commitment to fund future operations and fuel growth and sales channel expansion. The all-cash deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter and marks the most significant investment...

Delphi Automotive PLC (DLPH) said that it agreed to acquire Antaya Technologies Corp., a provider of proprietary on-glass connectors, enhancing the company's portfolio in the rapidly growing automotive electrical connectors business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction is...

Tenax Therapeutics, Inc. (TENX) Monday said it enrolled the first patients for its final-stage trial to study the effects of levosimendan in patients who are at risk of developing a certain clinical condition post cardiac surgery. The Phase 3 trial will test whether levosimendan reduces morbidity...

Neogen Corp. (NEOG) reported that net income attributable to the company for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year was $8.88 million, a 13% increase compared to net income of $7.84 million in the first quarter of last year. Adjusted for a 3-for-2 stock split effective October 30, 2013, earnings per...

Viasystems Group, Inc. (VIAS) Monday announced that it has agreed to be acquired by printed circuit board maker TTM Technologies, Inc. (TTMI) for an enterprise value of $927 million. Shares of Viasystems climbed about 46 percent in pre-market trading, and TTM stock rose about 16 percent. Viasystems...

Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. (NERV) Monday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA has completed its review of the company's Investigational New Drug Application or INDA for MIN-202, used for the treatment of insomnia. The FDA indicated that the bioavailability study to advance development...