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Acacia Research Corp. (ACTG) said its Super Resolution Technologies LLC subsidiary has reached a settlement and patent license agreement with Nikon Corp. (NINOF.PK, NINOY.PK) and Nikon Instruments Inc. The agreement resolves litigation that was pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Norwegian fertilizer business Yara International ASA (YARIY.PK) confirmed that it is in discussions with CF Industries (CF) relating to a potential merger of equals transaction. The talks are at an early stage, and there can be no assurances that these discussions would result in any transaction.

Top Image Systems, Ltd. (TISA), a Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Business Process Management (BPM) solutions and Mobile Imaging Platform (MIP) provider, announced the TIS Board approved the appointment of TIS' current COO Michael Schrader to the position of CEO. TIS' current Chief Financial...

A.G. BARR plc (BAG.L), and Snapple Beverage Corp. subsidiary of the Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS), announced they have entered into a 10 year agreement commencing January 2015, whereby A.G. BARR will have the exclusive rights to sell, market and distribute the Snapple brand in the UK and certain other...

Dutch consumer electronics firm Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV (PHGFF.PK, PHG) Tuesday said it plans to create two market-leading companies focused on the HealthTech and Lighting solutions opportunities. Both companies will continue to benefit from leveraging the Philips brand. With 2013 sales...

British food ingredients company Tate & Lyle Plc (TATE.L, TATYY.PK) said it expects first-half Group adjusted pre-tax profit to be in the range of 95 million pounds to 105 million pounds, despite continuing good demand across Speciality Food Ingredients and a solid performance in Bulk Ingredients, significant...

TRU Simulation + Training Inc., a unit of Textron Inc. (TXT), late Monday announced that it has signed a contract to provide China Express Airlines with a Bombardier CRJ 900 FFS X full flight simulator to support the airline's increasing numbers of this aircraft. China Express Airlines, is China's...

eLong, Inc. (LONG), a Chinese mobile and online travel service provider, announced late Monday the appointment of Philip Yang as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 1. The company noted that Rong Luo, eLong's Chief Financial Officer, and Jason Xie, Chief Operating Officer, will be leaving the...

McGraw Hill Financial (MHFI) Monday agreed to sell McGraw Hill Construction to Symphony Technology Group, a private equity firm based in Palo Alto, California, for $320 million in cash. The transaction, which is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2014, is subject to regulatory approval...

Thomson Reuters Corp. (TRI, TRI.TO) said MOnday that it has priced its offering of US$1 billion of debt securities, which consists of US$550 million principal amount of 1.65% notes due 2017, and US$450 million principal amount of 3.85% notes due 2024. The offering is expected to close on September...

Owens & Minor, Inc. (OMI) said Monday that it has agreed to buy ArcRoyal, a privately-held surgical kitting company based in Ireland. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. ArcRoyal is a market leader in delivering custom solutions for a range of global healthcare companies. Products...

Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) said Monday that Randall Weisenburger has stepped down as the company's Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer to return to private equity. Omnicom said it has appointed Philip Angelastro, currently the company's Senior Vice President Finance and Controller, as...

Energy transportation and distribution company Enbridge Inc (ENB, ENB.TO) Monday entered into an agreement with Enbridge Income Fund to transfer a package of natural gas and diluent pipeline interests to the Fund for total consideration of $1.76 billion. The transfer is subject to receipt of customary...

Consumer electronics retailer RadioShack Corp. (RSH) said in a regulatory filing Monday that it and certain of its largest creditors have had talks with a major vendor concerning potential modifications to the commercial relationship that could be beneficial to a financial restructuring of the company....

Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc ( AVNR) said Monday it is offering to sell $200 million of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. J.P. Morgan, Deutsche Bank Securities and BofA Merrill Lynch are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Avanir intends to grant the underwriters...