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Low-cost airline Ryanair Holdings Plc. (RYA.L, RYAAY) Wednesday announced the purchase of an additional 3 Boeing 737-800 aircraft, for delivery in early 2016, valued at $280 million at current list prices. This brings its total order to 183 737 NGs, in addition to orders for 200 "gamechanger" Boeing...

Grifols (GRFS), a producer of plasma therapies, and Alkahest, a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, said they have signed definitive agreements for Grifols to make a major equity investment in Alkahest. The companies will work together to develop novel plasma-based products for the treatment...

The Volvo Group (VOLVY.PK) reported that it has sold 1.27 million shares in the listed Indian automotive manufacturer, Eicher Motors Limited, for an amount totaling approximately 2,5 billion Swedish kronor. The company said the divestment of shares has no effect on the development of the joint venture,...

Telefonica Deutschland Holding AG (TELDF.OB, TFTHF.OB) Wednesday said it is combining the O2 and E-Plus UMTS networks. The company will make the networks available to all customers by the middle of April. In cities, customers can expect a denser network coverage especially in buildings. In rural areas,...

Swedish medical instruments maker Elekta publ AB (EKTAF.PK) reported Wednesday that its net income for the fist nine months of the year amounted to 215 million Swedish kronor, down from last year's 333 million kronor. Earnings per share fell to 0.55 krona from 0.87 krona a year ago. EBITA amounted...

Axel Springer (AXELF.PK) reported consolidated net income of 235.7 million euros in in 2014, compared to 178.6 million euros, previous year. Earnings per share was 1.71 euros, compared to 1.34 euros. Consolidated net income, adjusted, was 251.2 million euros, compared to 229.8 million euros. Earnings...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) Wednesday announced an agreement for exclusive option to license and commercialize Bavarian Nordic's (BVNRY.PK, BVNKF.PK) Prostvac investigational Phase 3 prostate-specific antigen or PSA. It targets cancer immunotherapy in development for the treatment of asymptomatic...

Oilfield services provider BOURBON said full-year net income, group share, dropped to 73.7 million euros from 115.0 million euros in the previous year. Earnings per share fell to 1.03 euro from 1.61 euro. Revenue grew to 1.346 billion euros from 1.29 billion euros in the prior year. The company noted...

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellan raised questions about ethics in the financial industry on Wednesday. "It is unfortunate that I need to underscore this, but we expect the firms we oversee to follow the law and to operate in an ethical manner. Too often in recent years, bankers at large institutions...

TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited and 4G specialist Sequans Communications S.A. (SQNS) have executed an agreement for the two companies to collaborate on the development of next-generation 5G wireless technologies. By joining forces, Sequans and TCL aim to accelerate the development of...

Telecom giant AT&T (T) said it is seeking applicants to fill over 120 jobs around Ohio, including technician positions in the Toledo area and more than 70 call center positions in Brecksville, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Youngstown. An open house/hiring event will be held on March 7 for applicants...

MetLife, Inc. (MET) said Bharat Kannan would join the company on March 16 as its Head of Employee Benefits for the Asia region. Kannan will become a member of MetLife's Asia Leadership Group and its Global Employee Benefits Leadership Team. He will be based out of Tokyo, Japan and will report to Christopher...

TESARO, Inc. (TSRO), an oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company, said it has priced an underwritten public offering of an aggregate of 3.4 million shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $51.00 per share. The gross proceeds from the offering will be around $173.4 million. In addition,...

At the 2015 Game Developers Conference held in San Francisco, Sony Corp.'s (SON.L, SNE) Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. unveiled the new prototype of "Project Morpheus" - a virtual reality or VR system that takes the PlayStation4 or PS4 system to the next level of immersion and demonstrates the future...

Aliyun, Alibaba (BABA)'s cloud computing business, announced the opening of its first overseas data center in Silicon Valley, signifying an important move to serve clients globally. The company noted that the center will initially target Chinese enterprises based in the United States with the plan...

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