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Volvo Group (VOLVY.PK) reported that deliveries from its truck operations in August 2014 amounted to 11,809 vehicles. This was a decrease of 8% compared with the year-earlier month. In August, 6,939 Volvo trucks were delivered, a decrease of 9% compared with the same month last year. On a regional...

The Board of Management of Bayer AG (BAYZF.PK, BAYRY.PK, BYR.L) announced that it plans to focus the Bayer Group entirely on the Life Science businesses - HealthCare and CropScience - and float MaterialScience on the stock market as a separate company. The plans remain subject to the approval of the...

UBM Plc (UBMJF.PK, UBM.L), an events-led marketing services and communications company, noted recent market speculation regarding a potential acquisition of Advanstar by UBM. The business services provider confirmed involving in discussions which may, or may not, lead to a transaction. A further...

Evotec AG (EVTCY.PK, EVOTF.PK) announced it will take legal steps against Israel-based Andromeda Biotech, Ltd. to recover potential damages that result from recent incidents in relation to DiaPep277. On 08 September 2014, US-based Hyperion Therapeutics Inc. announced that it will discontinue the product...

FEI (FEIC) Thursday announced the opening of a new technology center in the industrial estate of Cernovická Terasa, Czech republic. With a surface area of 27.000 square meters, it is the largest technology plant built this year in the Czech republic. FEI invested 800 million Czech crowns or about $38...

Amazon (AMZN) announced that it has introduced new Kindle tablets and e-readers. Amazon announced the introduction of 7th generation of Kindle: Kindle Voyage, the most advanced e-reader ever, and the new $79 Kindle, with a 20% faster processor, twice the storage, and now with a touch interface....

TerraForm Power, Inc. (TERP) said Wednesday that it has appointed Alejandro Hernandez as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective September 29, his start date with the company. Hernandez replaces Sanjeev Kumar, who will return to EverStream Energy Capital Management in San...

EMCORE Corp (EMKR) said Wednesday it has agreed to sell its Space Photovoltaics business to an affiliate of private equity firm Veritas Capital for $150 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close in December 2014 or January 2015. In connection with this transaction, an affiliate of...

WhiteWave Foods Coy (WWAV), a consumer packaged food and beverage company, Wednesday agreed to acquire So Delicious Dairy Free from its existing shareholders, led by Wasserstein & Co., for about $195 million in cash. Best known for its plant-based beverages, creamers, cultured products and frozen...

Dollar General Corp. (DG) said Wednesday that it remains committed to acquiring Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) in a deal that would deliver superior value to Family Dollar shareholders and is capable of being completed on the terms proposed. Dollar General also said that it remains confident in...

Five Star Quality Care Inc (FVE), a senior living and healthcare services company, Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net loss of $5.4 million or $0.11 per share compared with a profit of $1.6 million or $0.03 per share last year. Results for the recent quarter included a loss from discontinued operations...

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSII) said Wednesday that its chairman of the board, Glen Nelson, plans to retire and will not stand for re-election at the company's 2014 annual meeting of shareholders on November 12, when his term ends. In appreciation for his 11 years of service as a Cardiovascular...

Clarcor Inc. (CLC) reported net income for the third quarter of $41.7 million or $0.82 per share, compared to $28.7 million or $0.57 per share for the year-ago quarter. Excluding items, adjusted net income for the third quarter was $42.1 million or $0.83 per share, compared to $33.7 million or $0.67...

Parkland Fuel Corp (PKI.TO), a marketer of fuel and petroleum products, Wednesday agreed to buy the assets of Pioneer Energy for C$378 million, subject to the satisfaction of closing conditions and adjustments. The deal price includes $259 million in cash, $119 million in common shares of Parkland,...

Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) said Wednesday that Mike McMullen, senior vice president, Agilent, and president of the company's Chemical Analysis Group, will succeed William Sullivan as chief executive officer on March 18, 2015. Sullivan will remain as an advisor through the end of the company's...