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Mylan N.V. (MYL) announced the company and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. have entered into a license agreement between their respective subsidiaries, Otsuka Novel Products GmbH and Mylan Pharmaceuticals Private Limited, to commercialize delamanid for the treatment of adults with pulmonary multidrug-resistant...

Playtech plc (PTEC.L), an online gaming software developer, reported Thursday that its first-half net profit Attributable to the owners climbed 84 percent to 89.6 million euros from last year's 48.8 million euros, driven by underlying growth and recent acquisitions. Adjusted attributable net profit...

Premier Oil plc (PMO.L, PMOIY.PK) reported a loss before tax of $3.6 million for the six months to 30 June 2017 compared to profit of $99.3 million, prior year. Profit for the period from continuing operations decreased to $36.6 million from $162.2 million. Earnings per share from continuing operations...

Building materials group CRH plc. (CRH, CRH.L) announced Thursday two significant transactions, one divestment in the US and one acquisition in Europe, as part of its continuing focus on growth and value creation. Both transactions are subject to regulatory approval. In the Americas, CRH reached agreement...

Sika AG (SKFOF.PK), a specialty chemicals company, Thursday said it has acquired ABC Sealants, a Turkish-based manufacturer of sealants and adhesives. The company did not reveal the financial terms of the deal. The acquisition is expected to strengthen Sika's market position in Turkey and further...

Genentech, a member of Swiss drug maker Roche Holdings (RHHBY), announced Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted priority review to its Emicizumab for Hemophilia A with inhibitors. The FDA is expected to make a decision on approval by February 23, 2018. The FDA accepted the...

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) introduced the Galaxy Note8, which has the biggest screen. The 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display lets users see more and scroll less. The company noted that Note users have long been able to do more with Multi Window. With the Galaxy...

The Federal Trade Commission said that it has decided not to pursue an investigation of Amazon's (AMZN) purchase of Whole Foods Market Inc.(WFM). Acting FTC Bureau of Competition Director Bruce Hoffman said the agency examined whether the deal "substantially lessened competition under Section 7 of...

Responding to recent press speculation, RhythmOne plc (RTHM.L)confirmed that it is in discussions regarding the potential acquisition of YuMe Inc. (YUME). Given the nature of the discussions, there can be no certainty that any transaction will proceed. Separately, YuMe confirmed that it is in discussions...

PayByPhone, the global leader in mobile parking payments, announced that it has appointed Francis Dupuis as President and Chief Executive Officer effective August 23rd, 2017. Kush Parikh, former President and CEO, has stepped down from the role after his successful 3.5-year term with the business....

Unum Therapeutics Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing a universal cellular immunotherapy to treat multiple cancers, said that an investigational new drug or IND application is now active for ACTR087 T cells in combination with a novel antibody, SEA-BCMA, for the treatment of adult...

Apogee Enterprises Inc. (APOG), a developer of glass products and services, Wednesday said it has revised down fiscal 2018 outlook, primarily related to the acquisition of EFCO, which closed early in the second quarter that ends September 2. Apogee estimates that EFCO revenues and margins will be...

Royal Bank of Canada (RY.TO, RY) reported Wednesday that its third-quarter net income declined 3 percent to C$2.796 billion. Earnings per share dropped 2 percent to C$1.85. Excluding an after-tax gain of C$235 million from the sale of home and auto insurance manufacturing business in the prior year,...

Advertising giant WPP Group Plc. (WPP.L, WPPGY) reported Wednesday that its first-half profit before tax climbed 83.3 percent to 779 million pounds from last year's 425 million pounds. The latest results were benefited by gains on the fair value of financial instruments, while last year was hurt by...

Blackstone Group (BX) is considering an initial public offering of Gates Corp. that could value the auto-parts maker at as much as $9 billion, according to reports citing people familiar with the matter. The reports noted that the private-equity giant is in the early stages of laying the groundwork...

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