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AptarGroup, Inc. (ATR) Tuesday named Gael Touya as President of Aptar Pharma to succeed Salim Haffar, effective September 1, 2018. Touya has been serving as President of Aptar Food + Beverage for more than two years. Marc Prieur, current vice president of Aptar will be new President for Aptar Food...

Alaska Airlines, subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (ALK), announced the addition of new nonstop service between Sacramento in California, and Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport on Hawaii's Big Island. The new service, which is scheduled to begin on December 20, will be the only nonstop flight...

China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. (CBPO), a fully integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in China, said its board of directors has received an unsolicited, preliminary non-binding proposal letter from CCRE Holdings Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited. Under...

GameStop Corp. (GME) confirmed it is in exploratory discussions with third parties regarding a potential transaction. There can be no assurance any agreement will result from these discussions. GameStop said it does not intend to make any additional comments regarding these discussions unless and...

Halcón Resources Corp. (HK) said it will reduce its operated rig count in July 2018 from four to three, primarily due to lower near-term realized oil prices in the Midland market. Halcón is currently in advanced negotiations to secure 25,000 bbl/d of firm capacity on a pipeline to the Gulf Coast,...

Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN) agreed Tuesday to acquire the operations of Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City, Louisiana in an all cash deal of about $115 million that is expected to be immediately accretive to operating results upon closing. The transaction, expected to close in the...

Aegon N.V. (AGN.L, AEG) said that it will implement several reporting changes to reflect the strategic transformation of its businesses. The changes will enhance reporting by better aligning disclosures with how the business is managed, in addition to highlighting potential growth. The reporting changes...

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG) and Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC (CQH) said they have reached a definitive agreement under which Cheniere will acquire all of the publicly-held shares of Cheniere Partners Holdings not already owned by Cheniere. The acquisition will be in a stock for share...

People's United Financial, Inc. (PBCT), the holding company for People's United Bank, N.A., agreed Tuesday to acquire First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. (FBNK), of Farmington CT, the holding company for Farmington Bank, in an all stock deal valued at about $544 million. Under the terms of the deal, which...

Pizza Hut, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM), announced Tuesday its commitment to serve chicken raised free of antibiotics important to human medicine (per World Health Organization) by 2022. This commitment comprises all chicken, including the company's WingStreet wings, and comes roughly a...

PH Glatfelter Co. (GLT), a global supplier of specialty papers and engineered materials, agreed Tuesday to acquire the European nonwovens business of pulp and paper company Georgia-Pacific LLC for $185 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments. The proposed transaction includes Georgia-Pacific's...

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN) submitted on Tuesday a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval of ALXN1210, the Company's investigational long-acting C5 complement inhibitor, for the treatment of patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria...

Shares of Alliance Pharma plc (APH.L) were gaining around 3 percent in London trading after the specialty pharmaceutical company announced Tuesday its agreement to buy exclusive marketing rights to Nizoral, a medical, anti-dandruff shampoo brand, in Asia-Pacific. Alliance Pharma will buy the Nizoral...

Roche (RHHBY) announced definitive merger agreement to acquire the outstanding shares of Cambridge, Massachusetts-based molecular information company Foundation Medicine, Inc.'s (FMI) common stock not already owned by Roche and its affiliates at a price of $137.00 per share in cash. This corresponds...

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (RDY) announced the company has launched Levetiracetam in Sodium Chloride Injection, 500 mg/100 mL (5 mg/mL), 1,000 mg/100 mL (10 mg/mL), and 1,500 mg/100 mL (15 mg/mL) single-dose infusion bags, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of HQ Specialty Pharma Corp.'s Levetiracetam...

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