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BAE Systems PLC (BA.L) is poised to name Charles Woodburn as chief operating officer, putting him in line to eventually replace Chief Executive Ian King, according to media reports, citing person familiar with the matter. The pending appointment is expected to be formally made before BAE reports full-year...

Noble Corp. plc (NE) Friday announced a settlement agreement in principle with Paragon Offshore plc which was spun-off by Noble in 2014. Pursuant to the settlement, Paragon would release Noble from all claims relating to the spin-off. Further, Noble said it would assume certain pre-spin-off obligations...

Nasdaq, Inc. (NDAQ) Friday said it would acquire Marketwired, a provider of news distribution services and analytics for communications professionals, to further strengthen its corporate services. The deal, to be funded through a combination of debt and cash on hand, is expected to close in the first...

Paragon Offshore plc (PGN) announced it has entered into a Plan Support Agreement with an ad hoc committee representing approximately 77% in the aggregate of holders of Paragon's 6.75% senior unsecured notes maturing July 2022 and 7.25% senior unsecured notes maturing August 2024, to support a restructuring...

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. (RRGB) said that it expects total revenues to grow between 8.5% and 9.5% in 2016, comprised of comparable revenue growth in the low single digits and the remainder due to increased operating weeks associated with locations opened in 2015 and 2016. The Company plans to open...

Uranium Resources, Inc. (URRE) announced its stockholders have approved the charter amendment that will permit the company to conduct a reverse stock split of its issued and outstanding common stock. The amendment allows the company to effect a reverse stock split by a ratio of not less than 1-for-2...

Advertising and marketing services provider Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) reported a decline in profit for the fourth quarter on slightly lower revenues. However, both revenue and adjusted earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts' estimates. In addition, the company's board of...

Baidu Inc. (BIDU) announced its board has received a non-binding proposal from Mr. Robin Yanhong Li, CEO of Baidu, and Yu Gong, CEO of Qiyi.com Inc., proposing to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Qiyi beneficially owned by Baidu based on an enterprise valuation of $2.8 billion. Baidu currently...

Finnish network equipment maker Nokia Corp. (NOK) said that, as a result of the Reopened Offer, it now holds 91.25% of the share capital and at least 91.17% of the voting rights of Alcatel-Lucent, 99.62% of the outstanding OCEANE 2018 convertible bonds, 37.18% of the outstanding OCEANE 2019 convertible...

Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) announced the UK High Court decided the Alimta vitamin regimen patent would not presently be infringed by Actavis marketing pemetrexed trometamol in the UK, France, Italy and Spain with instructions to dilute the product only with dextrose solution. "We strongly disagree...

Delta Air Lines (DAL) said that its employees receive their portion of the company's $1.5 billion profit sharing earned in 2015 - the largest payout in the history of corporate profit sharing programs. Individual payouts equal more than 21 percent of employees' eligible 2015 earnings. Delta reported...

While reporting its fourth-quarter financial results today, ITT Corp. (ITT), a manufacturer of highly engineered critical components, provided fiscal 2016 financial outlook mostly below analysts' estimates and raised its quarterly dividend by 5 percent. For fiscal 2016, ITT Corp forecast total revenue...

Amazon Web Services said it signed an agreement to acquire NICE, a provider of software and services for high performance and technical computing. It expects the deal to close in the first-quarter of 2016. From their headquarters in Asti, Italy, NICE delivers products and solutions to customers all...

Orange Digital Ventures announced the acquisition of capital in four new start-ups. They are DataMi, KissKissBankBank Technologies, Veniam and Wevr. DataMi provides advertisers, businesses and service vendors with a solution that allows them to increase visibility around their products and services...

ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. (IMOS) reported January revenue of NT$1.60 billion or $47.9 million, a decrease of 10.7% from the same period in 2015. The company also confirmed that it resumed normal operations on February 6, 2016 after only a very minor impact at its manufacturing operations...

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