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BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (BCRX) Monday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved RAPIVAB (peramivir injection), an intravenous neuraminidase inhibitor for the treatment of acute uncomplicated influenza in patients 18 years and older who have been symptomatic for no more than two...

Forklift manufacturer Kion Group's (KGX.DE) Supervisory Board is set to change due to the appointment of Birgit Behrendt and Xu Ping to succeed Silke Schreiber and Martin Hintze on the company's highest supervisory body, which takes effect from January 1, 2015. Birgit Behrendt is Vice President, Global...

German engineering group Bilfinger SE (BFLBY.PK) Monday said it is selling its construction division to Swiss construction firm Implenia for net proceeds of about 230 million euros. The sale is part of Bilfinger's move to focus on engineering and services for industrial facilities, power plants and...

Swiss crop chemicals firm Syngenta AG (SYT) has received the safety certificate for its Agrisure Viptera trait from China's regulatory authorities, formally granting import approval. The approval includes corn grain and processing byproducts, such as dried distillers grains or DDGs, for food and feed...

Millicom International Cellular SA (MICC, MIICF), a telecommunications and media company focusing in emerging markets in Latin America and Africa, Monday said it has agreed terms and conditions to acquire the business of TeleCable Económico TVE, S.A. and merge the company with its Costa Rican subsidiary....

Tungsten Corp. Plc. (TUNG.L), the holding company of OB10 Limited that provides electronic invoice delivery or e-invoicing, announced Monday that it has signed an agreement with asset manager Insight Investment Management (Global) Ltd. Under the deal, Insight has agreed to invest in Tungsten Early Payment...

Evotec AG (EVTCY.PK, EVOTF.PK) announced a research collaboration with the laboratories of Prof. Roger Briesewitz at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute. The collaboration is to progress a novel mechanism...

Sky Plc (BSYBY.PK, BSY.L) reported making a $4 million equity investment in Elemental Technologies, a US-based software company specializing in multiscreen video delivery. Elemental is a leader in video processing, providing software that enables broadcasters and pay TV operators to stream live and...

Premier Oil Plc. (PMO.L, PMOIY.PK) on Monday provided an update in relation to two previously announced asset sales which have now completed. The combined cash consideration of the two transactions is $147.5 million. Premier said it has completed the sale of its non-operated interests in the producing...

TomTom NV (TMOAF.PK), a maker of automotive navigation systems, Monday said it has signed a new facility agreement for a 250 million euros revolving credit facility. The facility has a maturity date of March 31, 2018 and includes two additional one year extension options. It will replace the company's...

Pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts (ESRX) is said to cover only AbbVie's newly approved hepatitis C regimen for patients with the most common form of the virus, according to media reports. Beginning January 1, it is going to exclude drugs from Gilead Sciences and Johnson & Johnson for that indication. On...

Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (BSLN) said that the Swiss regulatory authority Swissmedic has approved the antibiotic Zevtera for the treatment in adults of community-acquired pneumonia or CAP and hospital-acquired pneumonia or HAP, excluding ventilator-associated pneumonia or VAP. The company stated...

TiGenix NV (TGXSF.PK), an advanced biopharmaceutical company, said it has submitted to the Food and Drug Administration the required documentation for a Special Protocol Assessment or SPA of its pivotal Phase III trial design for Cx601 in the treatment of complex perianal fistulas in patients with Crohn's...

Tuniu Corp. (TOUR),an online leisure travel company in China, announced Monday that it has added another 15 new regional service centers, increasing the company's penetration into China's rapidly growing lower-tier cities. With these new regional service centers, Tuniu now has a total of 75 service...

Ocwen Financial Corp.'s (OCN) Executive Chairman, William Charles Erbey, is said to resign according to a legal settlement with New York's financial regulator, the reports noted. Erbey would step down by the middle of January according to a wide-ranging proposed consent order with the New York Department...