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RF Micro Devices, Inc. (RFMD) and TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (TQNT) said Monday that they have received all necessary shareholder and regulatory approvals to move forward with their previously announced merger of equals and have set December 31, 2014, as the anticipated closing date for the deal. Trading...

Perrigo Company plc (PRGO) said Monday that it has filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration an Abbreviated New Drug Application for testosterone undecanoate injection and that it has notified the owner of the Reference Listed Drug of its filing. On November 20, Endo Pharmaceuticals Solutions...

Perrigo Company plc (PRGO) said Monday that it has agreed to market the authorized generic version of Astellas U.S. LLC's' Protopic Ointment 0.1% and 0.03%. Shipments to Perrigo's pharmacy customers have commenced. Protopic Ointment is indicated to treat moderate to severe eczema. Brand sales...

Montana-Dakota Utilities Co, a part of MDU Resources Group (MDU), on Monday agreed to buy a North Dakota wind farm to be developed by ALLETE Clean Energy, a subsidiary of ALLETE Inc (ALE). The wind project, located near Hettinger, N.D., and comprised of 43 turbines producing 107.5 megawatts of electricity,...

American Tower Corp. (AMT) said Monday that it has agreed to buy Bharti Airtel Ltd.'s over 4,800 communications towers in Nigeria. The total consideration is expected to be about $1.05 billion, subject to customary adjustments, American Tower said in a regulatory filing. Airtel will be the anchor...

Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc (ENTA) Monday reported fourth-quarter net loss of $5 million or $0.27 per share compared with $4.4 million or $0.25 per share last year. Revenues for the quarter were $2.6 million compared with $1.3 million in the prior year. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters estimated...

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc (NM), a seaborne shipping and logistics company, Monday reported third-quarter net loss to stockholders of $16.6 million or $0.20 per share compared with a loss of $13 million or $0.13 per share last year. Revenues for the quarter were $152.6 million compared with $122.3...

CDW Corp. (CDW) said Monday that its subsidiaries CDW LLC and CDW Finance Corp. plan to offer $575 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2024 in an offering registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The issuers plan to use the proceeds from the Notes Offering,...

Ericsson (ERIC) and IBM (IBM) on Monday announced a collaboration to jointly research phased-array antenna designs for 5G, allowing networks to provide customers with data speeds orders of magnitude faster than what is available currently. As mobile device manufacturers race to provide the latest...

Specialty materials company Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI) said Monday it has received an additional order for its nickel-based alloy plate to be used in a large oil & gas pipeline project. ATI previously announced that it had booked initial orders for this project. Shipments are scheduled to begin...

A. Schulman, Inc. (SHLM) announced the appointment of Brent Middleton as Vice President or VP and General Manager, United States and Canada. Middleton will be responsible for driving further growth in the company's and Canadian business and will become a member of the Senior Leadership Team. In addition,...

Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) said Monday it has added former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American Airlines Tom Horton as the sixteenth member of its board of directors, effective November 21. He will also serve as a member of the company's Audit Committee. "Tom's management...

Amgen Inc. (AMGN) announced that it has terminated all of its sponsored clinical studies of rilotumumab in advanced gastric cancer, including the Phase 3 RILOMET-1 and RILOMET-2 studies. The company noted that its decision was based on a planned safety review by the RILOMET-1 independent data monitoring...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) and Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. (FPRX) announced that they have entered into an exclusive clinical collaboration agreement to evaluate the safety, tolerability and preliminary efficacy of combining Opdivo (nivolumab), Bristol-Myers Squibb's investigational PD-1 (programmed...

Alternative asset manager Carlyle Group (CG) is looking to raise as much as $5 billion for a fund that can hold stakes in companies for as long as 20 years, joining private equity firms such as Blackstone Group LP (BX) and CVC Capital Partners Ltd. in seeking more permanent capital from investors, Bloomberg...