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Carlisle Companies Incorporated (CSL) announced the acquisition of LHi Technology, a designer, manufacturer and provider of cable assemblies and related interconnect components to the medical equipment and device industry. LHi was a portfolio company of 3i Group plc, an international investment manager....

Sprague Resources LP (SRLP) said its wholly owned subsidiary, Sprague Operating Resources LLC, has completed the purchase of Metromedia Gas & Power, Inc.'s natural gas marketing and electricity brokerage business assets for $22 million in cash and the assumption of liabilities under pre-existing forward...

Brooks Automation Inc. (BRKS) announced it has acquired FluidX Ltd. for approximately $16 million. FluidX, headquartered near Manchester, England, is a provider of biological sample storage tubes and complementary bench-top instruments. Brooks expects the transaction is another strategic step in the...

AZZ Inc. (AZZ), a provider of electrical products and services, reported a drop in second-quarter net income to $13.77 million, or $0.53 a share, from $16.36 million, or $0.64 a share, last year. On average, four analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $0.63...

WebMD Health Corp. (WBMD) on Wednesday backed its financial outlook for the third quarter and for the year ending December 31, 2014. For the third quarter, the company continues to expect net earnings in the range of nearly $8.5 million - $9.5 million, on revenues of about $140 million - $143 million....

Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ISIS) announced that it has earned a $1.5 million milestone payment from GSK related to the advancement of the program to develop ISIS-GSK4Rx to treat an undisclosed ocular disease. "Our collaboration with GSK has been very productive resulting in four drugs in development....

Vision-Sciences Inc. (VSCI) announced the CE Mark approval and European launch of the company's next generation video bronchoscope and EndoSheath technology. The company said the EndoSheath bronchoscopy system is the latest addition to its endoscopy line for the Critical Care/Pulmonology market. The...

Pershing Square Holdings Ltd. announced Wednesday that it successfully raised $3.07 billion of additional capital which, when combined with Pershing Square existing assets, results in Pershing Square Holdings'initial market capitalisation equalling about $6.2 billion at the $25 issue price, excluding...

Epizyme, Inc. (EPZM), in conjunction with its development partner Eisai, announced that clinical data from the ongoing Phase 1 study of EPZ-6438 (E7438), an oral, small molecule inhibitor of EZH2, would be featured in a late-breaking oral presentation at the 26th EORTC-AACR-NCI Symposium on Molecular...

Graco Inc. (GGG) announced that it has purchased the stock of Alco Valves Group, a United Kingdom based manufacturer of high quality, high pressure valves used in Oil & Natural Gas, and other industrial processes. The acquisition was an all cash transaction which closed for £72 million and is subject...

Financial services firm Cowen Group, Inc. (COWN) said on Wednesday that its unit Ramius LLC's stake in Orchard Square Partners will be bought by private investment company Neuberger Berman for nearly $475 million in client assets. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Orchard Square Partners manages...

Royal Philips (PHGFF.PK, PHG) announced its eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion telehealth applications have received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. FDA. A part of Philips Hospital to Home's suite of telehealth programs, eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion are focused on patient care within the home...

Zafgen, Inc. (ZFGN) announced that it has initiated the first Phase 3 clinical trial, in the United States, with its lead product candidate, beloranib, in the treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome or PWS. According to the company, PWS is a rare disease and the most common known genetic cause of life-threatening...

CTD Holdings Inc. (CTDH.OB), a family of biotechnology growth companies that distribute and manufacture cyclodextrin-based products, including the orphan drug designated Trappsol Cyclo, announced that it has appointed Scott Fine as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Fine, who recently became...

Bell Media announced an investment in Toronto-based digital startup Hubub, Inc. As part of the agreement, Bell Media has invested $5 million in cash and committed millions more to market Hubub.com and the Hubub mobile app, a new digital platform for exploring and discussing interests, across its leading...