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3D Systems Corp. (DDD), a provider of 3D printing centric design-to-manufacturing solutions, Wednesday said it has agreed to acquire a 70 percent interest in the Latin-American additive manufacturing company Robtec and the remaining stake on the fifth anniversary of the closing of the acquisition. The...

Higher One Holdings, Inc. (ONE), a provider of financial services and data analytics to colleges and universities, announced the appointment of Marc Sheinbaum as its President and Chief Executive, effective April 16. He replaces the Company Co-Founder, Mark Volchek, who would be working with Sheinbaum...

WellPoint, Inc. (WLP) Wednesday said Martin Silverstein has been named chief strategy officer, effective April 28. In this role, Dr. Silverstein will oversee WellPoint's enterprise marketing, corporate development and strategy functions. He will be responsible for short and long-term strategic planning...

Cesca Therapeutics Inc. (KOOL) announced the restructuring of its sales, marketing and technical support organization and the appointment of Tim Lee as Director of International Sales. In the newly formed role, Lee's primary focus will be to lead global cord blood product sales and services. As Cesca's...

xG Technology, Inc. (XGTI), a developer of a portfolio of wireless communications technologies, Wednesday announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 5.27 million shares of common stock at a public offering price of $1.90 per share. The company expects to receive about $10 million...

Baxter International Inc. (BAX) reported topline results from a Phase 3 study, assessing the safety, efficacy and pharmacokinetics or PK of BAX 111, an investigational stand-alone recombinant treatment for von Willebrand Disease. The study of BAX 111, the first recombinant treatment in clinical development...

Cardica Inc. (CRDC) announced Wednesday that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 32.50 million shares of its common stock, offered at a price to the public of $0.85 per share, and 191,474 shares of its Series A convertible preferred stock, offered at a price to the public of $85.00 per share. The...

Specialty supplier W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW) reported Wednesday a higher profit for its first quarter, boosted mainly by sales growth in its United States segment, despite weak performance in Canada. Earnings per share topped analysts' estimates, while top line met view. Further, the company reiterated...

SMTC Corp. (SMTX) announced Wednesday that it has appointed Jim Currie as its Interim Chief Financial Officer effective today. With this appointment, Clarke Bailey will continue to serve as a Director and Chairman of the Board. Currie has provided services as a financial executive to a number of public...

Auto parts supplier Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI) reported signing a definitive deal with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to acquire its Air Distribution Technologies business, an independent provider of air distribution and ventilation products in North America, for nearly $1.6 billion. Air...

Horizon Pharma, Inc (HZNP) Wednesday said, in connection with the proposed acquisition of Vidara Therapeutics International Ltd, it has received notice of early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act. The waiting period was previously set to expire on...

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) said that its first-quarter net earnings declined to $375 million from last year's $544 million, with earnings per share decreasing to $0.24 from $0.34 in the year ago quarter. Earnings per common share from continuing operations, excluding Specified Items, was $0.41, down...

Medical equipment maker St. Jude Medical, Inc. (STJ) on Wednesday reported higher first-quarter net earnings attributable to the company of $249 million, or $0.86 per share, versus last year's $223 million, or $0.78 per share. On an adjusted basis, net earnings attributable to the company totaled $278...

Specialty supplier Grainger (GWW) said that its net earnings available to common shareholders for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 increased to $213.73 million from $208.24 million in the same quarter last year. Earnings per share of $3.07 increased 4 percent versus $2.94 in 2013. Analysts polled...

Huntington Bancshares Inc. (HBAN) Wednesday reported a decline in first-quarter profit, reflecting higher expenses. However, net interest income grew 3 percent, and the firm posted lower provision for credit losses. Looking ahead, for full year 2014, the company expects net interest income to increase...