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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...

Volvo AB (VOLVY.PK) announced it has appointed Jan Ytterberg as CFO and will become a new member of the Volvo Group Executive Board. Jan Ytterberg currently serves as the CFO of Swedish company Husqvarna Group. The company said the date on which Jan Ytterberg will take up his new position is yet to be...

Ferguson plc (FERG.L), a specialist trade distributor of plumbing and heating products, reported Tuesday that its third-quarter trading profit climbed 17.1 percent to $356 million from last year's $304 million. Revenue grew 10.2 percent to $5.08 billion from prior year's $4.61 billion. Revenues were...

Performance management company Nielsen (NLSN) announced Tuesday that the company and FreeWheel, a Comcast Company (CMCSA), plans to expand measurement to over-the-top and set-top box video on demand inventory. The company noted that the effort will enhance the value of the television ecosystem through...

Adobe Systems (ADBE) announced Tuesday powerful new enhancements to Adobe Document Cloud with advancements for Adobe Sign, which now powers majority of Fortune 100 Companies. The company also expanded Microsoft partnership to include PDF Services from Adobe. The company noted that Adobe Sign is now...

Patrick Soon-Shiong announced late Monday that he has completed the purchase of the Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune and other entities in the California News Group, assuming full ownership from Tronc (TRNC). Soon-Shiong purchased the California News Group titles through his personal investment...

Sanofi (SNY) and Ablynx said that Sanofi has now acquired all outstanding shares, warrants and convertible bonds of Ablynx NV following the expiration of the Squeeze-out procedure. The Squeeze-out period commenced on May 22, 2018, following the acquisition by Sanofi of over 95% of the outstanding...

American Airlines Group Inc. affiliate PSA Airlines expects more flight cancellations on Tuesday after scrubbing about 400 flights over the weekend as the regional carrier moves into its sixth day of problems with its crew-scheduling system. The technology issue arose on June 14 and has affected nearly...

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