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Hologic, Inc. (HOLX) announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. FDA for its Quantra 2.2 Breast Density Assessment Software, which enables clinicians to provide women with consistent breast density assessments during routine breast cancer screenings. Through an algorithm powered by machine...

Carbon products maker SGL Carbon SE (SGLFF.PK) said it has agreed to acquire luxury carmaker BMW Group's (BMW.L, BAMXF.PK, BAMXY.PK) 49 percent equity investment in the joint ventures SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers GmbH & Co. KG (Wackersdorf, Germany) and SGL Automotive Carbon Fibers LLC (Moses Lake, Washington...

Stars Group Inc. (TSG, TSGI.TO) said that the company and one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Stars Interactive Holdings (IOM) Limited, entered into a securities purchase agreement with Scientific Games Corp. (SGMS) on November 23, 2017. Stars Group is a provider of technology-based gaming and interactive...

Amazon (AMZN) revealed a preview of its Cyber Monday deals. The company said its customers can shop tens of thousands of deals from small businesses and entrepreneurs, including startups in the Amazon Launchpad and Amazon Exclusives programs, as well as Artisans on Amazon Handmade. On Cyber Monday, customers...

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASX) and Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. (SPIL) said that they received all antitrust approvals for their combination and the established ASE Industrial Holding Co., Ltd. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. and Siliconware Precision Industries...

AAK AB (ARHUF), a Swedish provider of value-adding vegetable oils & fats, announced Friday that it has appointed Johan Westman as President and CEO. He will assume his position no later than June 1, 2018. He is currently Senior Vice President Europe and Managing Director of the BlankLight division...

Dutch consumer electronics giant Philips Electronics NV (PHGFF.PK, PHG) announced Friday that it has acquired US-based start-up company Analytical Informatics, Inc. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. With the deal, Philips aims to expand its current offerings and accelerate...

German conglomerate Bayer AG (BAYZF.PK, BAYRY.PK, BYR.L) said Friday that INHALE, a global Phase III clinical study program investigating Amikacin Inhale in addition to standard of care in intubated and mechanically ventilated patients with Gram-negative pneumonia, did not demonstrate superiority versus...

Rio Tinto (RTPPF.PK, RIO.L, RIO, RTNTF.PK) and China's Sinosteel Corporation have agreed to extend their Channar Mining Joint Venture. The third extension of the joint venture will see an additional 10 million tonnes of iron ore delivered into the joint venture from Western Australia. Rio Tinto noted...

DISH Network Corp. (DISH) announced Friday that DISH Network L.L.C. has reached a multi-year carriage agreement with CBS Corp. (CBS-A, CBS). Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The agreement is for its owned and operated local stations, as well as CBS Sports Network, Pop, and Smithsonian Channel....

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB.TO, ACBFF) announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire H2 Biopharma Inc. for an initial payment of C$10 million. The total contingent consideration for the acquisition of H2, including closing and milestone payments, is C$25 million. Aurora's unit Aurora Cannabis Enterprises...

Sasol Limited (SSL) announced the company has increased its existing $1.5 billion revolving credit facility to $3.9 billion and extended the maturity to five years with the inclusion of two further extension options of one year each. Citi and Mizuho Bank, Ltd. were mandated as Joint Global Co-ordinators...

South African integrated energy and chemicals company Sasol Ltd. (SSL) on Thursday unveiled its refined corporate strategy, aiming for sustainable growth and accelerated shareholder returns. The company expects to deliver at least 12% ROIC and 5% earnings before interest and tax growth through the cycle,...

Zurich announced it will target $5 billion for the entire portfolio of impact investments, more than double the original commitment of $2 billion. Earlier in the current year, the company announced that it had achieved its multi-year goal of investing $2 billion in green bonds, part of its impact investing...

MorphoSys AG (MPSYY.PK) announced that its licensee Janssen-Cilag International has reported that the European Commission has granted approval of Tremfya (guselkumab) in the European Union for the treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis who are candidates for systemic therapy. MorphoSys...

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